Is Mona Lisa’s Smile A Result Of Bad Teeth?

  • Posted on: Jun 26 2015

The Mona Lisa is one of the best known paintings of all times. Her smile seems to hide a secret, could it be that she had bad teeth? Many people believe that the woman in the painting was Leonardo da Vinci’s favorite model,  Isabella of Aragon. There is evidence that Isabella suffered from several dental problems, including decay, staining and enamel loss.

Experts believe that the reason Mona Lisa has such an awkward yet alluring smile is because she was trying to hide her teeth. Isabella may have even suffered from tooth loss.

Could the most famous smile in history be a result of bad teeth?

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