Miley Cyrus – From Crooked to Iconic Tongue-Out Grin
Image Source: RedditDuring the “Hannah Montana” days, Miley Cyrus had slightly crooked teeth that merely added to the teen singer’s charm. But she’s gotten more sophisticated and bolder with age, and she wanted to update her teeth to fit her new image. She had her teeth whitened and straightened after she left Disney Channel.
Tom Cruise – From Discolored to Leading Man Smile
Image Source: RedditThe star of “Risky Business,” “Mission Impossible,” “Top Gun,” and a slew of other hit movies started his career with discolored, out-of-alignment teeth. Cruise rang up a number of cosmetic dentistry costs, including whitening and straightening his teeth. Apparently, that wasn’t enough; he has reportedly upgraded to a mouthful of veneers since then.
Ben Affleck – From Buck Teeth to Batman
Image Source: RedditBen Affleck has been a tabloid mainstay for years, so he certainly knows the value of a good smile. When he was young, Affleck had buck teeth, and he didn’t move into the dashing acting roles of his mid-30s until the buck had been stopped, so to speak. Affleck got several cosmetic dentistry procedures that gave his pearly whites a new shine.
Zac Efron – From Awkward to Heartthrob
Image Source: RedditThink the star of “The Neighbors” has always been swoon-worthy? Well, before he shot to stardom on Disney Channel’s “High School Musical,” his smile would have inspired more cringes than swoons. Efron had cosmetic dentistry to help him fix his uneven teeth, and he’s also gotten them whitened since then.
Hilary Duff – From Disney Crooked to Concert Chic
Image Source: RedditWhen Hilary Duff was a Disney child star, she had less-than-perfect teeth but didn’t decide to replace them until she transitioned to singing in 2009. She chipped her tooth on a microphone while in concert, and rather than just get the chipped tooth fixed, she decided to upgrade to a full set of veneers.
Nicolas Cage – From Unique to Oscar-Worthy
Image Source: RedditNicolas Cage has always been a unique actor, and there’s no denying this is pretty out there: To get into character for the 1984 film “Birdy,” Cage actually had two teeth pulled. But once Cage moved on to leading man roles, his disheveled-looking teeth were ready for a makeover. He got a full set of veneers, which seem to have served him well.
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi – From “Jersey Shore” to Smiles Galore
Image Source: RedditWhen Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi shot to fame on an MTV reality show, her beehive-throwback hairdo became all the rage, but her teeth didn’t get the same love. Snooki decided to have her slightly crooked teeth straightened, and she also got them brightened while she was getting her procedure.
George Clooney – From Stress-Grinder to Hollywood Leading Man
Image Source: RedditOne of Hollywood’s most handsome stars owes at least part of his appeal to his cosmetic dentist. George Clooney has a full set of veneers that he got after his “Facts of Life” days. But his need for new teeth wasn’t purely cosmetic: he is one of the many who grind their teeth when they become stressed, hence the need for replacement teeth.
Victoria Beckham – From Uneven to Posh Perfection
Image Source: RedditThe most famous member of the Spice Girls is known for her style and fashion sense, hence the nickname “Posh.” But Beckham’s old teeth were anything but posh, with uneven spacing and wide gaps. Before she shot to fame in the all-girl group in the late 1990s, she had her teeth straightened and bonded.
Megan Fox – From Beautiful to Hollywood Perfect
Image Source: RedditYou might have thought Megan Fox had nice teeth already, but the porcelain covers on her upper teeth made her smile look like the ones in Hollywood movies! A big thumbs up to her dentist for giving her such great, natural-looking teeth! Her new Hollywood smile looks way better than her old teeth with uneven canines.
Jim Carrey – From Comedic Genius to Hollywood Smile
Image Source: RedditJim Carrey is a really skilled actor in movies. He's super funny, and you might not even realize that he improved his smile with fake teeth covers called porcelain veneers. The work done on his teeth is fantastic. The veneers look really natural and made his looks much better.
50 Cent – From Gap Star to Confident Rapper
Image Source: RedditThe rapper decided to get the work done after another rapper called him out for the gap in a song. But Fiddy made a conscious decision not to change everything about his teeth: He told his dentist not to make his front teeth any smaller because he still wanted to “look like himself” in the mirror.
Demi Moore – From Aging Teeth to Ageless Smile
Image Source: Reddit“Ghost” actress Demi Moore certainly doesn’t look like a woman in her 50s, and a good part of that is due to her spectacular set of pearly whites. A decade ago, Moore’s teeth looked yellowed and aged, and she considered a number of cosmetic dentistry options before deciding on veneers. Her teeth look totally natural, and they’re a lot straighter than they were before.
Catherine Zeta-Jones – From Teased to Hollywood Elegance
Image Source: RedditActress and Oscar winner Catherine Zeta-Jones has it all: beauty, talent, and perfect teeth, thanks to her cosmetic dentist. Jones has said she was teased for her crooked teeth as a child, and she had braces as a teen. Over the years, she’s had procedures performed to both whiten and straighten her teeth. No one’s teasing her now, that’s for sure.
Celine Dion – From Canadian Crooked to Songbird Smile
Image Source: RedditSongstress Celine Dion has the perfect voice of an angel, but her teeth weren’t perfect until she underwent cosmetic dentistry procedures in the 1990s, after her career began to take off. Dion’s teeth are smaller now than they were in the 1980s and whiter, too.
Morgan Freeman – From Aging Teeth to Ageless Actor
Image Source: RedditMorgan Freeman is one of the best actors of his generation, but his teeth have become yellowed as he has aged. The Oscar nominee had them whitened a few years ago and also removed the gap in the middle. He looks a decade younger than he did before seeing his cosmetic dentist, a great help in landing him different movie roles.
Christie Brinkley – From Model Mishap to Flawless Smile
Image Source: RedditAs a model, Christie Brinkley’s career depends on physical appearance. Several years ago, she was in a helicopter crash that left her wrist injured and two of her molars broken. Dental implants were used to replace her damaged teeth, and you’d never know the difference!
Ed Helms – From Toothless Actor to Hangover Makeover
Image Source: RedditHelms is known for his role in The Hangover. What some people may not know is that his missing tooth in The Hangover was more than a visual effect; it was real! One of Helms’ adult teeth never grew in, and he had to get a permanent implant. He had his implant taken out for the shoot to give the most real appearance for the role.
Lindsay Lohan – From Child Star to Teeth Whitening Star
Image Source: RedditMany of us were first introduced to the beautiful Lindsay Lohan through classics like The Parent Trap and Freaky Friday. Lohan's teeth weren't perfect, but she still has gotten teeth whitening treatments and veneers to fix discoloration and brighten her smile.
Niall Horan – From Teen Braces to Clear Confidence
Image Source: RedditLike many of us, Horan had braces in his youth to fix his crooked teeth. Following his rise to stardom on the X-Factor, Horan decided to get clear braces to straighten out his teeth, and he likely got some whitening done, too, but it isn’t confirmed.
Cardi B – From Struggle to Million Dollar Smile
Image Source: RedditRapper Cardi B definitely has the most expensive smile out of everyone on this list, racking up to $12,500 in cosmetic dentistry costs. The Hollywood star found renewed confidence and self-esteem by achieving straight teeth through veneers. Her smile says it all!
Simon Cowell – From Over-Whiteness to Perfection
Image Source: RedditJust like many of his peers, Cowell got his dazzling, white smile with the use of veneers. Cowell is known for his bright, straight teeth, with people even saying his past veneers were too white! As of now, Cowell’s dentist has given him veneers that are just the right amount of whiteness.
Beyoncé – From Natural Grace to Timeless Beauty
Image Source: RedditBeyoncé naturally has a smaller frame and teeth that show some gum, and these features look good on her. She might have made some small adjustments to her teeth, but it's not major dental work, just some braces. The important changes are actually around her lips, which make her gums less noticeable without any intense dental procedures.
Kylie Jenner – From Transformation to Picture-Perfect Veneers
Image Source: RedditKylie Jenner has changed a lot since she started her fame "career." One of the things she did was get dental veneers, and she picked a nice white color that suits her well. She looked beautiful before, but the porcelain veneers made her look even better.
Gary Busey – From Outrageous to Over-the-Top Veneers
Image Source: RedditGary Busey is one of the most outrageous and outspoken actors in Hollywood, and his outsized porcelain veneers match that personality. Busey was in a motorcycle accident in 1988 that did substantial damage to his face, and he had cosmetic dental surgery to help correct it. He opted for oversized teeth as part of his makeover.
Keith Urban – From Gap-toothed Aussie to Country Superstar
Image Source: RedditAustralian country singer Keith Urban had a gap in between his two front teeth early in his career, but by the time he and fellow Aussie Nicole Kidman got married in 2006, he had fixed that gap, and his teeth had gotten notably whiter and straighter. Since he hasn’t publicly discussed his cosmetic dentistry, it’s hard to say when it happened.
Mike Tyson – From Boxing Teeth to Veneer Champ
Image Source: RedditBoxers aren’t exactly known for their pretty teeth, but Mike Tyson’s smile was lacking even by those standards. The boxer went through a phase when he wore gold caps on his front teeth, but now he’s had the gap closed ever so slightly and ditched the gold caps for what appear to be veneers. His teeth are smaller and closer together than they have ever been.
Cheryl Cole – From Pointy to Polished
Image Source: RedditFormer judge of the British version of “The X Factor,” Cheryl Cole, is also one of her country’s most famous performers. But nothing was entertaining about her teeth before her cosmetic dentistry procedures. Since joining “X Factor,” she’s visited a cosmetic dentist who whittled her teeth and eliminated the gaps.
Louis Walsh – From Irish Crooked to TV Judge Chic
Image Source: RedditMaybe the stars of “The X Factor” should be asking for cosmetic dentistry options and benefits in their contracts because Cheryl Cole isn’t the only one to redo her teeth. Louis Walsh, who is also a former judge on the British reality show, had extensive cosmetic dentistry done before going on TV. His yellowed teeth were brightened, and the crooked teeth were pulled into line.
Cher Lloyd – From Rabbit-Like to Radiant
Image Source: RedditThat’s right; we’re back to “The X Factor.” Cher Lloyd skyrocketed to fame as a contestant on the British series, but while her voice was pitch-perfect, her smile was not, so she had her teeth brightened and filled in the small gap in front. Early in her career, the singer told a magazine she “hated” her teeth and thought they made her look like a rabbit.