Fake fashion braces have hit the Asian market .Asian teens have embraced the metal mouth style which is also common in Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia.So far ,two teens have so far died of from wearing the fake braces.
Teens in Southeast Asia have been buying black market braces — fake metal-and-rubber mouth accessories in a rainbow of colors and designs for around $100 a pop. Hello Kitty and Mickey Mouse are popular options for most young stars.
In Bangkok, paying for dental care is costly, with real braces running around $1,200 — a hefty sum for the average family.
The fake braces according to Oddity Central website points have a dark side: they can come loose and slip into the throat, or can cause sores on the gums and inside the mouth. Plus some of the wires may contain lead.