The New Look of Natural


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Flash your signature smile

What’s hot: A smile that shows your personality. "Right now, there’s a backlash against Hollywood teeth," says Timothy Chase, DMD, a cosmetic dentist in New York City. (You know the type: straight and bleach-white.)

Even A-listers are choosing to flaunt their not-so-perfect pearlies. Madonna has always rocked the trend, making her natural gap a trademark. Eva Mendes also maintains her asymmetrical—albeit gorgeous—smile; and Anna Paquin’s front-and-center space only adds to her beauty. "I never thought I’d hear patients saying, ‘I like that this one’s crooked or that there’s a space here,’" Dr. Chase says.

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