Grillz are removable decorative tooth covers. They are often made of gold, silver or jewel-encrusted precious metals that snap over one or more teeth.
They have been around in some form for thousands of years as a way of showing social status but made their way into mainstream pop culture in the early 1980s. They’re still worn today by many celebrities such as Nicki Minaj, Kanye West, Justin Bieber and Jay-Z.
Grillz are often used as a form of self-expression and identity, and an opportunity to show off something … but they may not be a healthy choice for your smile.
Grillz are not recommended because they could pose to your oral health and hygiene.
By wearing Grillz you might increase your risk of tooth decay and gum disease. This is because plaque can get trapped between it and the tooth’s surface.
When plaque builds up, it can have serious consequences to your health. Plaque reacts to sugars in your food and drinks and forms…
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