"Science Fiction is speculative fiction in which the author takes as his first postulate the real world as we know it, including all established facts and natural laws."
Truly, William Gibson leaves no stone unturned for a more modern appearance for his characters. In Neuromancer, I think one of his characters had filed teeth. Looking for a brighter, whiter ... sharper smile? Read on.
Another novel in which implants or other forms of elective surgery result in a rather different kind of smile is Babel-17, by Samuel R. Delany. In that novel, one of the characters actually has very large teeth, implanted tusks like those of a walrus. And, since the novel is about language, this character naturally spends a lot of time speaking.
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