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The Nuanced History Behind Tooth Gems, Beauty's Latest "Trend"

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popsugar Ariel Baker
2022-01-14 00:40:00

Image Source: Getty/Jilly WendellIn the recently released Pinterest Predicts 2022 report, Pinterest states that searches for "tooth gems" have increased 85 percent year over year, but the act of embellishing teeth is not a new phenomenon. Popularized in the '90s, teeth were often decorated using "rhinestones, crystals, and, in some cases, diamonds," cosmetic dentist Sharon Huang, DDS, MICOI, told ...

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