Last updated August 21, 2023
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What is it like in the first place?
This time,What are Grills? This section explains how they are made, what to look out for, and how they differ from tooth gems!
- What are grills worn on the teeth?
- What kind of people are wearing Grills?
- How to make Grills
- Grills Notes
- Difference between Grills and Tooth Gems
What are grills worn on the teeth?
Grills were created in the United States in the late 1980s and 1990s,in the teethindicates possessive (often found in place names)accessories to lengthen or shorten the period of time for which they are usedIt is.
In the beginning, they were used like dentures, but they changed in hip-hop culture and black culture and came to be used for fashionable purposes in the same sense as necklaces and rings.
Put on and take off in the same way as the mouthpiece.
Grills are,Wears on the teeth like a mouthpieceI will do so.
Basically, you can put it on and take it off by yourself, so you can eat and brush your teeth as usual without the grills.
You can design it any way you like.
The materials used for grills vary.
Materials used for grilles
■22K yellow or white gold
Match the image of what you want to be,You can design your own combination of your favorite materials and colors.
In addition to tooth shape, it is also possible to make grills with a pointed shape like a gizzard tooth.
Size is generally equivalent to 1 to 8 teeth
Grills are referred to as "one cap" for one tooth.
One cap to cover only one tooth, four caps to cover four upper teeth, etc,You can choose how many teeth to cover, ranging from about 1 to 8 caps.
What kind of people are wearing Grills?
Grills includes rappers and black music, as well as rock and pop,Often worn by artists in the music industry.It seems to be.
In the past, they were often worn by male artists, but they are now spreading to women as well, with Madonna and BLACKPINK's Lisa wearing grills.
[Entertainers who have worn grillz before.
Reiji Okamoto (OKAMOTO'S)
JP THE WAVY
How to make Grills
Grills are,A dental mold is taken and a model is made, which is then custom-made on the model.I will do so.
Basically, the process is the same as when a dentist makes a dental covering.
Creating Grills.They can be made at a dentist or accessory store.
Some accessory stores allow you to order by e-mail. In this case, you can use a special kit to take your own dental mold and send it to the store.
Creation period,About 2 weeks to 2 monthsIt is.
Popular grills artists often take a long time to complete because of the large number of orders they receive.
There are a few things to keep in mind when putting grills on your teeth.
- Smoothness may be affected.
- Cannot eat or drink with grillz on.
- Risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and bad breath.
- Care must be taken with the material of the grills.
- May damage the mouth.
Smoothness may be affected.
Since the teeth are covered with grilles, the thickness of the grilles changes the sensation on the tongue and lips,The glottis may be affected.
You may find it difficult to speak until you get used to Grills.
Cannot eat or drink with grillz on.
He said he would eat and drink with the grillz on,Grills can stain and damage teeth.
It is dangerous to chew or swallow grilles parts that are removed when eating or drinking.
Always remove grilles before eating or drinking.
Also, do not smoke with the grilles in place. The tar will stick to the grilles and make them look bad.
Risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and bad breath.
I need to brush my teeth before I put on the grills,Increased risk of tooth decay, gum disease, and bad breath.
The grills themselves must also be kept clean or they can develop the same stains as the teeth, which can cause odor and discoloration.
The care of grills depends on the material, so be sure to ask the producer how to clean them.
Care must be taken with the material of the grills.
Grills can be made from a variety of materials,Preferably materials that do not cause allergies when placed in the mouth, or materials that do not dissolve metals and have a negative effect on the body.It is.
Basically, we recommend alloys used in dentistry, such as dental gold.
When making grills, ask the artist to suggest materials and designs that will not affect your body, taking into consideration the fact that you will be putting them in your mouth.
May damage the mouth.
Decorations used for grills can peel off,It may rub against the lips and injure the mouth.
When using hard materials such as diamonds, accidental biting can cause damage to the teeth, such as cracking.
Difference between Grills and Tooth Gems
There are two differences between Grills and Tooth Gems.
- Grills can be put on and taken off by yourself.
- Tooth Gems are basically put on by a dentist.
Grills can be put on and taken off by yourself.
Grills just fit over the teeth like a mouthpiece,You can put it on and take it off by yourself when necessary.(*)
Tooth Gems, on the other hand, are attached with dental adhesives like orthodontic brackets,Basically, you cannot remove it yourself.
*The "permanent grilles cap," which is a grilles-like decoration on a cavity covering, cannot be worn or removed.
Tooth Gems are basically put on by a dentist.
Dental adhesives and special instruments are required to apply tooth gems.
Therefore, I could not put it on by myself,Basically, you will have to have it fitted by your dentist.
Grills are,Accessory worn on the teeth like a mouthpieceIt is.
You can customize and design metals and jewelry as you wish.
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Graduated from Nagasaki University School of Dentistry, ~2018 Kyushu Medical Center, 2018-present Working at a dental clinic in Tokyo
After completing clinical training, worked in cosmetic dentistry in Tokyo. Currently a dentist and dental writer.