So, you're looking to add a little bling to your smile. A custom-made mouth grill could be the ticket. Believe it or not, they can be ordered online. Whether you want crystal, gold, platinum or rhodium, a custom-made grill can speak volumes about your style. Mouth grillz have become somewhat of a status symbol in the hip hop culture, and they are readily available in many shops and online.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy
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Decide what type of grill you want: ice, platinum or gold, and make sure it's made of quality materials to avoid infections and other problems. See My Grill offers photos of various types of grillz to help you choose which one you like.
Visit a dentist to make a mold of your teeth. Some online sources, such as Grillz by JBone and Gangsta Gold offer mold kits where you can make your own impressions.
Find a reputable grill manufacturer online or locally.
Send the impression of your teeth to the company of your choice with your grill order.
Care for your grill to avoid bacteria build-up by cleaning it based on the manufacturer's instructions.
Tips and warnings
- Make sure your grill fits snugly around your gums and teeth. If it's not comfortable, it could lead to pain and irritation.
- Make sure your grill is one solid piece so it won't break at weak points.
- To ensure proper fit, it's best to have a dentist make your impression.
- Don't wear your grill when your sleeping or eating, and be sure to brush your teeth often.