Betel Nut Smile
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Betel Nut Smile

This man's great smile reveals his red stained teeth common among people in Papua who chew betel nut: the areca palm (Areca catechu), which is chewed together with lime and betel pepper as a stimulant.

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Posted Apr 16, 2009 8:00 am





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