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Cosmetics should be developed (not my problem how) that color teeth. I imagine fluorescent reds, blues, greens, etc. would be popular because they would not be confused with dirty or rotton teeth. Another scenario would be coordinated teeth and nail colors. Or contrasting teeth and lip colors.
and matt finishes should be possible.
The coloring would be non-toxic and easily removable.
Variations such as mood-colors and pictures are obvious but I think unnecessary.
This idea has been mentioned as an incidental benefit or flaw of some other HB items. Also I discovered some ancient Mexicans (1325-1521 A.D.) had colored teeth. I think the idea's worth considering in its own right.
Yellow toothpaste and variations [0ominous, May 03 2002, last modified Oct 04 2004]
Discussion about variations on disposable teeth [0ominous, May 03 2002, last modified Oct 04 2004]
Side comments about decorating teeth [0ominous, May 03 2002, last modified Oct 04 2004]
Teeth that do not have to be white [0ominous, May 03 2002, last modified Oct 04 2004]
Ancient Mexican colored teeth
Blue and brown colored ancient Mexican teeth [0ominous, May 03 2002, last modified Oct 04 2004]
||Weren't black teeth fashionable in Europe at some point, or did I dream that?
||Baked. Ever had a blue raspberry sucker?
||Graciem: blue raspberry sucker side effects are excluded by my "dirty or rotton teeth" clause.
||IIIRC, in Japan a few centuries ago it was fashionable for married women to dye their teeth black.
||A new fad: Indian Corn teeth.