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ARE OUR TEETH NOW OUR MOST EMBARRASSING BODY PART?

Are your teeth letting you down? Whether you’re putting yourself out there on Tinder or going for an interview, having straight, white teeth has never been more valued. So what lengths should you go to get them?

THE TABOO ISSUE

Not so long ago, a dazzling smile was a very rare thing. Today, however, having gleaming gnashers is the norm, wonky or discoloured teeth are no longer an option and it seems we’re prepared to go to extraordinary lengths to get them.

In a survey of 5500 people for Match.com, more than half of singles ranked teeth as the most important asset they were looking for, with 71 per cent of women putting them top of the list. Uchenna Okoye, the official dentist of Channel 4’s 10 Years Younger, says, ‘People see reality TV stars like Katie Price having their teeth done and it’s no longer a mystery.’

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Banish your blushes with our special taboo takeover issue! Inside, you’ll find our ultimate ‘down there’ care guide – an embarrassment-free zone bursting with honest advice on the issues you’d rather not talk to your doc about. We tackle the mental health stigma and Davina McCall dishes on life post-50: wrinkles, saggy boobs, menopause and all. Plus, how to talk about death, access-all-areas sex therapy and the lowdown on our most embarrassing body part. Find out more in the brand new issue of Healthy!