Elvis’ dental mould used to promote mouth cancer awareness

Elvis Presley will be honoured by dentists in the U.K. in May (14) with “Elvis Day”, when a model of his teeth and dental crown will be displayed to promote mouth cancer awareness. A dozen dentists will host the event, which involves costumes, music, and free mouth cancer screenings, according to organisers.
The Hound Dog hitmaker’s dental mould and a dental crown made for the music icon will also be on display for fans.
The day before Presley’s death in 1977, he visited a dentist, and the crown made during the visit was bought at auction in 2012 by Canadian author, dentist, and celebrity teeth collector Michael Zuk.
He purchased the crown for $11,000 (£6,500) and decided to send it on “tour”.

by WENN

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