Skip to comments.Twilight Fans Flock For Vampire Fangs
Posted on 07/14/2010 10:38:29 AM PDT by a fool in paradise
Twilight fans are sinking their teeth into vampire culture by paying cosmetic surgeons to give them fangs.
In most cases the young fans are willing to spend around $200 (about £132) of their - or their parents - money on temporary vampire veneers.
Taylor Wilkins, 16, had the sharp fangs installed at the Houston office of Floss Dental.
...In the clinic Dr Clint Herzog applied a tooth-coloured resin to Taylor's canines then shaped the composite into gently-sloped fangs.
"It's similar to the material that we use to bond braces on the teeth," Dr Herzog explains.
"So it can be put on and taken off very easily with no damage to the teeth."
The dentist, who operates five offices in Texas, says vampire veneers are in demand, especially in suburbia.
...After a 15-minute procedure, Taylor sported a subtle but distinctive set of fangs.
"I was really excited to get them," she said. "It didn't hurt at all."
But the true test was to come later, when her mother delivered her judgement
...her mum was quick to stress that her vampire life will be short-lived and the fangs would be coming off before school starts.
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VP Joe Biteme
C'mon! It's a simple DIY job!
When is somebody going to make a “cool” film about the founding fathers?
and people thought trekkies were wierd..
I’d rather be a werewolf.
They will know instantly not to hire this person.
If my kid did this, the last thing I'd ever do is make him remove them. I'd want them to stay on as long as possible so (1) he could experience all the difficulties in eating, talking, etc. that he could in the meantime, and (2) I could get some good pics to share with his spouse, and with his college and professional friends, when the time came.
They don’t make Vampires like they used to in the past.
Remember when ...
Dracula was a fearsome creature ?
Dracula had no reflection in the mirror ( they did away with that in say, TRUE BLOOD )
Dracula could be stopped by a cross
Dracula was afraid of Holy Water
You could identify a vampire’s grave by leading a virgin boy through a graveyard or church grounds on a stallion — the horse would supposedly balk at the grave in question.
What happened to all the above from vampire folklore ?
They don’t seem to apply to vampires in the 20th century.
This is a temporary thing. Still seems a waste of $200. And not much different than getting a grill (ask them if they’d rather get some bling, or is that NO LONGER COOL).
Take pictures. They’ll never live them down.
But as to the dentist, it probably helps get kids to WANT to get into the dentist (where he can also give them an annual exam, etc.).
The culture stopped believing in the Church and having any special consideration of virginity.
I didn’t know Michelle had put on weight!
“Grandma, so you were one of those shallow skanks who got the Twilight Fangs?”
wow! who’d a thunk they wuz the same person? /sarcasm
I’m more of a Buffy fan. The vampires in that show are people who have had their souls sucked out and are now demons. Angelus was an evil S.O.B. who would totally kill every single character in Twilight just for funsies.
Go for it!
Incidentally, in the Dresden-verse Dracula and Buffy were secretly published by vampires of the White Court to teach humans how to kill vampires of the Black and Red Courts, respectively. White Court vampires don't like competition.
Lol, really? I have couple friends who’ve really been on me to read and/or watch the Dresden Files. Since it’s on Netflix instant, I think I might give it a try. Thanks for the tip.
You’re very welcome. I haven’t seen the TV series, BTW - just the books.
He was every bit of that. The ep called “Passion” br-r-r-r-r.
What goes around, comes around.
This obsession with the occult is going to ruin these kids some day.
They seriously do not know what they are dabbling in. Satan likes to make the occult seem like it’s all fun and games and it’s not.
There’s real power there and getting sucked into it through seemingly innocuous ways is just as dangerous as joining a coven and becoming a Satanist. There are two books which deal with the occult and getting involved with it.
One is The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis, which is fiction, and the other is The Beautiful Side of Evil by Johanna Michaelsen, which is still in print and available online. It is an autobiography of her journey in the occult and how Satan uses seemingly good things to suck people in. I read it years ago and it is a fascinating, enlightening, and very alarming book.
It's also pretty well covered in the third chapter of Genesis.
All the undead prejudice on this site is disturbing. Rilly. I'm series.
Twilight? Not so much. We’re buying True Blood as each season comes out on DVD. The stories are sort of close to the books, which Hubby and I both read as they’re released, and we’re really enjoying the series.
*kife!* I’ve been looking for that comic for ages!
INDEED. ALL WARNINGS AGAINST SUCH CONTACTS AND ATTRACTIONS TO THE OCCULT NEED TO BE HEEDED.
I often ask my students—what’s with the skulls and stuff on clothing etc. They never have any good answers.
It’s always stuff like . . .
It’s dramatic. It’s exciting etc.
To which I reply:
DEATH IS ATTRACTIVE? You REALLY
For what purpose? You looking to die soon?
You eager for your loved ones to die soon?
You want to attract a boy/girlfriend who’s obsessed with death as an ideal mate?
Of course, then, they have no answers.
What hideous seductions of values.
Culture of death indeed.
That was a GREAT episode, the scene where Giles enters the apartment and there is the music and the rose and he goes up the stairs and lying on the bed is Jenny’s dead body, WOW. I think that alot of the shows in Seasons Two, Three and Five were some of the best writing I’ve ever seen on television.
Did you happen to catch season 4 of Angel when they turned him bad for a bit? Even locked up in cage he was still horrible. I was sad when Lilah died though. I think she really did love Wesley.
Where’s Spike and Drusiila whe you really need them.
Go ahead, ask Spike to glitter, I dare you!
Hmmm, really? I started reading the Southern Vampire series when it first came out and I after watching the first season on DVD, I really don’t think that I care for the show that much. They have already said they are never going to have Bubba in the series, and I love him. Also, they are totally changing the characters around. Bill is NOT a good guy, by any stretch of the imagination. Eric was always the one who saved Sookie from Long Shadow and everything else. Bill didn’t even like her, he was just dating her because he was commanded to. Also, Lafayette is still alive?????? And he’s related to Tara, a freaking minor character who somehow became black and important to the plotline? Sorry, I tend to become over excited :)
I would recommend some of Laurell K. Hamilton’s earlier Anita Blake books. Fair warning though, stop after Obsidian Butterfly. If you read Narcissus in Chains, I refuse to take any responsibility for it. That was where Anita started collecting men. I swear in each book after NiC she started adding lovers and developing magical powers for anyone who gets near her magical hoo-ha.
I read an early Anita Blake short story and liked it. I also read a short story set in her “Vampire Humper” period and...didn’t like it.
They have changed some things, but I really like what they’re doing with the stories.
Bill did fall in love with Sookie after he was commanded to date her. He was brokenhearted when she dumped him, and he’s still guarding her and protecting her, as from the fairies who attacked her in the latest book.
Eric always loved her but didn’t know it until after he had amnesia and she sheltered him.
WTHeck??? Tara has always been black.
I’m glad that Lafayette is still alive. Poor Nelson Ellis takes a lot of grief from his family for the role, but I think he’s doing a great job.
Shame about Bubba. I guess they couldn’t get the rights. Although you’d think for such a popular character they’d try harder. Aren’t there about a million Elvis impersonators jiggling around out there? Heck.
Well, I’m sorry. You got me going! LOL!
Ok, for some reason I thought Tara was white. Had a bit of a brain fart on that, I don’t know why I thought she was white. I just am not partial to the show, even though I really like the books alot. On the upside though, I absolutely love Pam, that is exactly how I always pictured her. And I always wished Sookie would get with Sam anyway.
If you like good paranormal fiction, I’d totally recommend Kim Harrison’s “Hollows” series. Also good authors are Kelly Armstrong’s women of otherworld series and Patricia Briggs is awesome, but her stuff is more were-wolf centered, as is Carrie Vaughn.
here is my problem with Laurell’s books, summed up by a character who was supposed to be evil,but he was right on “That’s your problem Anita, you make women out of all of your men.”
I recently got into Patricia Briggs and Carrie Vaughn, but they were more into werewolves. Kim Harrison is also a good one. Patricia Briggs did a short story called “Alpha and Omega” to start her new series and I liked it. Gotta warn anyone thinking of reading her books that there is a really brutal scene where this one character gets raped beat so bad her arm is refered to as “like a tube of toothpaste with marbles inside it”. It was very hard to read.
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