We've been hearing over and over again how this is the worst recession since the 1930's - which very well may be true, but it doesn't really seem that bad when teenage girls are dropping $200 to get vampire teeth.
Here's the video from Houston's local Fox News:
In defense of the dentist, he isn't really doing anything different from other forms of "cosmetic" dentistry - he's just making her smile look worse, not better. Than again, beauty is in the eye of the beholder, right? And when the beholder is a desperate teenage girl who dreams about Edward all day, beauty ends up looking like vampire fangs. In a way, this is nothing short of anti-cosmetic dentistry.
(Personally, I would have tried to talk her into letting me make much larger fangs, but instead of bonding them I would have secured them with temporary cement - that way she could attach and remove them as she pleases - kind of like the plastic ones I would play with as a kid. You know, back when it was socially acceptable to play make believe.)
Here's the full story from jsyk.com.