Golden tooth hanging outside dentist gets firt clean in 23 years (11 images)

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A golden tooth that hangs from outside a dentist’s in Southampton has had it’s first full and proper clean in 23 years. The 12 month restoration project was undertaken to bring the tooth back to its former glory.

The tooth, which hangs from the side of a grade-II listed building in Bedford Place, Southampton, is made from solid elm wood and painted in 24 carat gold-leaf weighing in at 5 stone (approx. 31.5kg). As part of the planning application to install it, the...
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