A traditional Lahu woman with blackened teeth.  : Stock Photo
A traditional Lahu woman with blackened teeth.  : Stock Photo
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A traditional Lahu woman with blackened teeth.

Lahu woman wearing a metal headdress, smiling in front of her crafts.The Lahu people are an ethnic group in Southeast Asia. They can be found in China, Laos, Thailand, Myanmar, and Vietnam. Dying one's teeth black was very popular in Japan and other parts of Southeast Asia until the end of the 19th Century. The practice continues in some parts of China, Thailand, and Myanmar. It is said to prevent tooth decay.
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