Ah, Ryan Lochte’s grill… that shining beacon of American freedom. The Olympic swimmer is turning heads for his uniquely bling-tastic mouthwear. According to a recent interview, Ryan's grill -- which is a retainer filled with diamonds -- is the swimmer's "unique way of showing personality." We all know it has the power to inspire millions, but we wondered –- what else can it do?

Here, for your viewing pleasure, are just a few other things we think Ryan's shining mouthful of American pride can do after he wins Olympic gold.

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