In pop culture Vampire teeth are often assumed/shown to be just like human teeth except that they have fangs instead of canines. After spending way too much time in front of the mirror, making weird faces, I have come to the conclusion that the canines are too far back in the mouth to be properly placed for biting. However, due to the amount of orthodontia work I've been through, the amount I still have to go through, and the fact that I've never bitten anyone to drink their blood, I have no idea if this is correct.
Tell me if I'm wrong or not
- If I'm wrong, explain why the canines are ideally placed for biting
- If I'm right, explain where in the human mouth the fangs should be placed, with explanation
- Or redesign a human looking mouth/set of teeth with fangs that with exception of the fangs looks human at a glance to a non-dentist or non-vampire hunter
- Exactly two fangs
- Resulting puncture wounds should be about (but not absolutely required) an inch apart to match most pop culture depictions
- Must be ideally placed to puncture blood vessels in human neck (preferably the jugular)
- Can be any two teeth, in the top and or bottom row, but both in the top row preferred, and horizontal symmetry preferred
- Blood (human) is the only food the vampire(s) needs to eat, fangs can interfere with or completely prevent consumption of any other food or liquid
Probably important things that I'd rather you ignore for sake of questions I'm planing on turning this into a series with
Do they actually suck the blood via the teeth, or just puncture the skin
Especially the first answer
Where should Vampire fangs be located in a (probably) human mouth?