The minute they can afford different sets of dentures then the idea is 'I am a bit better than you'," Friedling said. A group of youngsters clad in baggy sweaters, caps drawn low over shiny sunglasses, mill around curiously before they start to pop out their own dentures, showing off gummy smiles and striking gangster poses. Friedling said the dentures themselves have become a fashion statement, some decorated with gold or bits of precious stone or various designs.
A lot of unnecessary emphasis is placed on the value of a great looking smile. She noted that the Cape Town trend preceded the hip-hop culture fad of wearing ornate gold or diamond "grills" on teeth that swept the United States in the last decade, in which people opted for removable gold or ornamented caps rather than extracting the actual teeth. A cigarette is clenched between his gums. What luck that was lost on my teeth surely was made up for in the man I call my husband. Peer pressure was cited by 42 per cent while 10 per cent removed their teeth due to gangsterism practices - a huge problem on the Cape Flats - a mainly coloured area on the outskirts of Cape Town. It has been a hard reality to swallow at such a young age. He said his 11 year-old and 14 year-old had already had theirs out "to look a bit prettier" and says it is easy to find a dentist to pay a bit extra to remove the healthy teeth. He said he has made thousands of partial dentures for people who need to look acceptable at work or for special occasions. Not everyone is pleased with their decision. Then, to top it all off, I suffered from hyperemesis gravidarum all nine months of each of my four pregnancies. One of the most enduring images of mixed-race South Africans known as coloureds is the frequent absence of their front teeth, a mystery to many but popularly believed to facilitate oral sex. Kristina Hammer In our culture, it means everything to have a perfect smile. Though I still struggle to accept my own fate, I have found the strength to persevere because of the man by my side. There are many reasons why people have unappealing mouths besides crack cocaine and methamphetamine use — from prescription medications to bacterial infections, bad oral hygiene to chronic disorders, and everything in between. Suddenly he pops out a pair of dentures, revealing a gap-toothed smile, the four upper front teeth missing, a common sight among mixed-race Capetonians that has spawned outrageous myths and stereotypes. It is people expressing their stupidity. To her surprise, she also discovered the practice among a few whites, blacks and even one or two Chinese living alongside poor coloured areas. Mouths are one of the first focal points on the human body our eyes are drawn to, almost instinctively, since speech is the main form of communication we use. My poor husband is stuck with an almost completely toothless wife who was in need of dentures before the age of Yet, against all the stereotypes that are gnawing away at my confidence and self-esteem, my husband still remains by my side. A group of youngsters clad in baggy sweaters, caps drawn low over shiny sunglasses, mill around curiously before they start to pop out their own dentures, showing off gummy smiles and striking gangster poses. I was first diagnosed with weak teeth because of a genetic disorder that causes my body to hog my calcium intake in order to form bone spurs along my spinal column. That, in and of itself, is the epitome of a very good man. Couple that with the bad-for-your-body foods and beverages our nation is obsessed with, and you have millions of people out there desperately wishing they could afford to maintain a perfect smile. Not everyone is blessed with good genetics, though, and not are all the people entitled to free dental care, which means maintaining a beautiful smile is a daily battle for the majority of our citizens.
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