Japan's Latest Fashion Craze - LED Teeth

By Meera Dolasia on January 30, 2011

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You have probably heard the expression - He/she lights up the room with his/her dazzling smile. Now you can outshine any pearly whites with this latest Japanese fashion craze - LED teeth!

First constructed as an experiment by two technology geeks, the LED insert which can be fitted onto the teeth just like a mouth guard, have caught on as the latest must-have accessory, especially amongst the stylish Japanese teens. It has become so popular, that it was recently featured in an advertisement for one of Japan's most prominent department stores.

To light up their teeth, the wearer simply has to smile - What's even cooler is that they can change the color of their shine from green to red or even make it twinkle, with the help of a wireless hand-held control switch.

Moto Ishibashi, one of the geniuses behind the product, says that they came up with the idea after watching a video of LED throwies - little lights that are attached to a magnet and then thrown onto metal surfaces. Besides selling them like hotcakes, he and his partner in crime, Daito Manabe, are now offering workshops to teach Japanese teens how to build their own LED dentures!

Do you think these teeth make a cool accessory? Would you be caught strutting around with one in your mouth? Be sure to let us know, by adding your comments below.

Resources:manufacturingdigital.com, metro.co.uk

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  • kell-bell
    kell-bell8/31/2014
    Awesome. gimmie one now.
    • bibliophile
      bibliophile8/6/2014
      Wow, weird but cool...
      • megacutie165/21/2014
        WOW thats toattly weird who ever wants one is #CRA CRA
        • kell-bell
          kell-bell8/31/2014
          then guess who's crazy? yours truly :)
        • choclateroses
          choclateroses5/13/2014
          i want one that's awsome
          • Choclaterose5/2/2014
            That's weird
            • 246990
              2469903/26/2014
              this is so coo! i want one!
              • headream100
                headream10012/7/2013
                Cool! But I'm not sure if I want that in my actual mouth
                • coco11/29/2013
                  that is awsome but i don't think that is safe (if it has any thing to do with electricity)
                  • lol10/29/2013
                    i wore one of these at AVE Florida's Mall.
                    • S9/7/2013
                      I would totally wear one of those

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