Re: Teeth Used as Personal Adornment

jennifer rebecca boudreaux (jbones@UNM.EDU)
Thu, 7 Sep 1995 10:01:28 -0600

On Thu, 7 Sep 1995, Douglas B Hanson wrote:

> Does anyone on this list have access to literature that discusses the use
> of either permanent or deciduous human teeth as personal adornment. In some
> material I have been examining I have ten deciduous teeth -- 3 molars, 4
> premolars, and 3 incisors, the crowns of which have been shaped and
> polished to look like beads or buttons. The roots have been cut off leaving
> only the shaped and polished crowns. I'd appreciate any information you
> might have. Thanks.
> -- Doug Hanson
This is extremely fascinating. If you find more information on using
teeth as personal adornment, please pass it on.
Jennifer Boudreaux