Jay is a 21-year-old man born and raised in the UK. Like plenty of people, he enjoys sweet treats and soda. Unfortunately, Jay has also pretty much never brushed his teeth and has a phobia of dentists so he hasn't had anyone to do any care or maintenance on his mouth.
His hair, on the other hand, is flawless.
So what does two decades of dental neglect and a sugary diet do to your teeth? In Jay's case, it cakes them in hardened bacteria that eat away the structure of the tooth.
That looks like it hurts.
With the help of the UK show Embarrassing Bodies, Jay was able to work through his fear of dentists to seek out the help he needed. A CT scan showed that the roots of many of his teeth as well as the bone of his jaw was surprisingly healthy. Most of the damage has been solely external. He would be a good candidate for dental implant surgery.
Still, Jay needed to have almost a dozen teeth pulled before anything else could be done.
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