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Lennon Tooth Touring as a Necklace...?

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

 

John Lennon’s tooth is at the center of a necklace now—and a UK dental care center’s effort to fight mouth cancer.

"The patients think it's great," said practice owner Chris Branfield.

"You turn on the TV and it's all doom and gloom and people come to the dentist and have apprehensions about that.

"This is about communicating – showing that dentists are people, too, and if we can help along the way, then all the better."

The centre is the first in the UK to host Lennon's tooth, purchased at auction by a Canadian dentist who collects celebrity teeth, and placed like a gemstone in a necklace with a peace symbol.

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