These glittering grills could become even more popular after Walter Davis, a New Orleans man allegedly shot in the mouth by his younger brother, was saved when the dental accessory stopped the bullet.
Davis escaped with only minor gum damage and a cut upper lip because of his gold front teeth, the Uptown Messenger reported.
The metallic chompers likely deflected the .22 caliber bullet his brother allegedly fired into his face from a Smith and Wesson revolver, giving new meaning to the expression good as gold.
The brothers got into an argument on Feb. 7 after Walter and his girlfriend had reportedly smoked Waltdell's marijuana, which angered the younger brother. Police arrested Waltdell and charged him with aggravated battery, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and parole violation. ...
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