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Bling thing: A university student displays her silver inlay. Shocking fraud involving “tooth bling” has come to light as two reliable sources from the dental industry spoke out this week about widespread corruption surrounding the popular trend of having gold or silver inlays put into teeth as a fashion statement. Known as “tooth bling”, it appears that some unscrupulous dentists bill medical aids for the cosmetic inlays under the guise of fillings, while the “gold” inlay is not generally made from gold but from cheaper alloys which corrode in the mouth. Meanwhile, some less-than-honest patients use a friend or family member’s medical aid card to have the “bling” put in,