Cheap Comfortable Fangs

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Intro: Cheap Comfortable Fangs

I can never find plastic fangs that fit my mouth properly. Here's a way to make inexpensive plastic fangs that fit your teeth and stay put.

Note: Not recommended for small children. Since these are individual fangs, rather than a full set, they are potentially a choking hazard.

Step 1: Materials

You'll need...
- low-temperature thermoplastic (a.k.a. "friendly plastic", Ultra high molecular weight polyethylene, UHMWPE). Should be able to find it at a craft store.
- denture adhesive
- a glass container
- hot (nearly boiling) water

Step 2: Melt Some Plastic

This plastic melts at about 150F. Put some in hot water and wait for it to soften. It turns transparent when melted.

Step 3: Make a Fang Shape

Take a blob of plastic and shape it into a rough fang shape. Don't worry too much about the exact shape yet. You can shape it better once it's in place.

Step 4: Fitting

Shove the blob onto one of your canines and shape it to blend in with your other teeth.

If it doesn't come out to your liking, re-melt it and start over.

Step 5: Finishing Up

Remove the fang from your mouth and let it cool. It'll turn opaque when it returns to room temperature.

You should now have a plastic fang that fits your mouth perfectly. A small amount of denture adhesive will hold it in place.

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    coles3434

    11 months ago

    Thank you for showing me!! I love ❤️ Twilight saga!! All of them ❤️❤️❤️

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    I'm pretty sure the "boil-and-bite" mouth guards in sporting goods stores are made of the same sort of plastic. Might be worth a look. A lot of the stuff you find in craft stores is in strips instead of pellets. Usually with the beads and costume jewelry supplies.

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    SPACEMADNESS15degroof

    Reply 12 months ago

    You know how u buy the single fangs at the store with the caps and stuff how do u boil them????

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    dodidie

    4 years ago

    Where do you buy the materials?

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    Dusk Shadows

    6 years ago on Introduction

    LOL i don't need these but still for u mortals it might look cool that's why i'm saying that
    This is E.P.I.C. for:
    E xcelent
    P leasent
    I ncredible
    C ool/N/awesome

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    cx420ns

    8 years ago on Introduction

    wow i found out about this plastic years ago and forgot about it. icouldnt find it anywhere in my area and it was before the internet was ashopping mecca. i've bought scarecrow fangs before and they're good butthis is way cheaper and way more customizable. you could even mix insome glow powder for glow in the dark fangs.

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    duck-lemoncx420ns

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    maybe try one of those mold to your mouth mouthgaurds? They sell them rather widely and imma try it myself also

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    Sunny124613

    8 years ago on Introduction

     wow this would be a little better if you made a 
    whole mouth casting, but i guess we will just have to make-do.

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    dnarby

    10 years ago on Step 1

    Awesome. I have an audition where I have to tape myself as a vampire for HBO. If I get the gig, I'll send you a signed copy!

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    dnarbyGage987

    Reply 8 years ago on Introduction

    HBO True Blood promo.  Dang!  (I know).

    Wish me luck, I might actually finish my own no-budge movie next year, and possibly get a chance to produce another.

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    gjsmith2009

    8 years ago on Introduction

    How much of the plastic pellets did you use? I found a free sample of "Shape Lock" on shapelock.com...It's a little over 1oz. pkg. ... Do you think this would be enough for a set of fangs? Maybe two? The hubby and I really loved your idea! Thanks!