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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  • Mrs.CullenTuesday, February 1, 2011 at 3:58 pm
    You know what? im going to japan! :D first i have to actually make it happen....
    • thats super duperTuesday, February 1, 2011 at 3:50 pm
      awsome
      • cacaTuesday, February 1, 2011 at 3:43 pm
        i want one~!
        • ELLIELOVERTuesday, February 1, 2011 at 3:38 pm
          doing ce
          • pink hair red lips Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 3:31 pm
            to bad japan only gets them off to japan i will go!!!!!!! :)
            • pink hair red lips Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 3:29 pm
              to bad japan only gets them!!!!!! :l that means that we should have them to or off to japan i will go :)
              • pink hair red lips Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at 3:29 pm
                to bad japan only gets them!!!!!! :l that means that we should have them to or off to japan i will go :)
                • sskTuesday, February 1, 2011 at 3:06 pm
                  cool!
                  • ELLIELOVERTuesday, February 1, 2011 at 2:45 pm
                    UGH ! ONLY JAPAN GETS THEM! NO FAIR!
                    • lucyloverTuesday, February 1, 2011 at 2:42 pm
                      SO AWESOME! I WANT SOME!

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