I notice that in some of the art Bendy has a little tooth gap and I'm pretty sure it's intentional. And it's adorable.
(Yep! It’s intentional. I add it because of the Bendy model created my AustinTheBear, I think it’s super cute. I’m pretty sure the tooth gap on that model is unintentional, but it’s very much there. It’s easiest to see when the model is ‘talking’.
I watched a ton of SFM batim videos kind of in succession a while back, this model was in most of them, and when I went to draw Bendy again it just… Felt wrong to draw him without that gap.
I don’t see it as a ‘nerdy’ trait, I see it as more of a ‘street urchin’ kinda thing. Like obviously Bendy didn’t have a traditional childhood, but if his persona did, I imagine it probably wouldn’t include having enough money for braces or anything. There’s a significant “ragamuffin” part of Bendy. The same one that plays pranks on people and heavily embellishes his own stories. The one that takes about 10 free samples of something before he gets caught.
It sorta informs a part of his heart, in fact. Maybe this could be considered giving too much away, I’m not sure, but it’s logical when you think about it so maybe not; Bendy outwardly acts very vain and arrogant, and he is, don’t get me wrong - But Bendy has also been through a lot, and he knows how it feels to be… Broken, essentially. He was not created with a silver spoon in his mouth, to say the least. And he didn’t get one for a good chunk of time before he and Boris got popular in the real world.
Basically no matter how big they get or how much high society they get to mingle with, there’s a part of Bendy that can’t help but be… sort of humble. Not in a particularly kind or virtuous way, just more in a ‘still gets excited when he gets to eat at a fancy restaurant’ kinda way. He feels comfortable in high-class situations because he’s a charmer, but he knows how to play shell games, not so much where his fork and spoon go. He’s very good at seeing through scams and lies. He takes “free” very literally. And he’s… Pretty stingy when the spending isn’t his idea. -HG)
Teeth headcanons: Ruby has a tooth gap, Weiss has model-perfect white/straight teeth, Blake has fangs and maybe a chipped tooth or two, Yang has chipped teeth and maybe is missing one, Jaune has a slight underbite, Nora has buck teeth, Pyrrha’s probably had issues with her semblance when getting her braces removed, and Ren, who knows, he rarely speaks or smiles so it’s a mystery.