In the Mentawaian village of Indonesia, women with chiseled pointy-sharp teeth are seen as being more beautiful.

This ritual is performed with crude instruments and without any anesthesia.

The tribe also believes that teeth chiseling maintains a balance between the body and the soul.

All done to keep the men happy and the soul in balance.

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  1. What weird yet interesting rituals happen across the world!

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  2. Um…no thanks. I quite content with my teeth.

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