At a seminar discussing tooth replacement options, the speaker mentioned a study that was conducted where participants were asked what dollar amount would motivate someone to electively have their front tooth removed. This seminar was before the days of The Hangover, where the thought of someone electively removing their front tooth for any reason became comical. After the seminar I was interested in reading more about it, so I found the survey study.
In 1989, the LA Times wrote the following.
So the people have spoken; that front tooth is priceless to many and worth a fortune to others.
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