July 11, 2011

no cavities!

These ain't your grandma's dentures.

One of my lab colleagues was recently accepted into dental school around the time of his birthday; while I'm sad to see him leave, I am happy to have created for him what is arguably my most unique cake yet! He tends to shy away from sweets (so dentistry is a natural fit for his career) but does enjoy banana chocolate chip cake.

I sculpted the dental tools (I think the technical terms are "mirror-on-a-stick" and "curved poking thingy") out of gumpaste and lustre dust. I'm happy they aren't as fear-inducing as the real thing.

Congratulations and happy birthday, Chris!