SCRAPING a nail file down her front teeth, a young girl beams for the camera in scenes that would make any viewer grimace.
The shocking video is just one example of a disturbing new ‘DIY dentistry’ trend that sees TikTok influencers advise their fans on how to get a perfect smile.
From rubbing bleach on their teeth through to scraping enamel with activated charcoal to get pearly whites, some truly shocking ‘hacks’ are going viral on the video-sharing app.
However, experts are warning such reckless trends will not just cause lasting damage and stains, but can also lead to pain later in life.
Dr Kamala Aydazada, dentist and founder of Kensington Cosmetic Dentist, says: “People are spending longer hours staring at themselves on video calls,