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Ohaguro: Ancient Japanese Cosmetic Dental Treatment

Ohaguro: Ancient Japanese Cosmetic Dental Treatment

Some of you have probably seen Japanese artwork that features “ohaguro,” women who have black teeth. Did you know that this practice of blackening one’s teeth was actually a cosmetic dental treatment? Sounds (and looks) bizarre, but it’s true. Ohaguro The word “ohaguro” literally means black teeth. In Japanese, “ha” means teeth and “guro” is… Read more