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Post by: / August 22, 2018

Famous People with Braces

People can be reluctant to get braces because of the possible social stigma that may be associated with them. Whether youre a teen or an adult, it can feel like an overwhelming step. And the older people get, the more hesitant they become, wondering if their social standing will slip or if theyll have to endure taunts or snickering. The good news is, that is a mindset of the past. Braces have come a long way in their appearance and it is also way more common for people to wear braces nowadays!

If youve got some reservations about wearing braces, it might be comforting to know that some of the most famous people in the world have worn braces.

Its true, some of the most recognizable faces in the world, those people you stare up at on the big screen went to their monthly orthodontic appointments and spent extra time brushing under their wires with their mini brushes in order to achieve their Hollywood smiles.  Celebritiestheyre just like us!

Heres a list of just a few of the most famous people with braces:

Angelina Jolie

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Named one of the most beautiful people in the world but she had a little help (with braces) along the way!

Drew Barrymore

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Rocking braces as a child didnt stop this popular actress from having one of the longest ongoing careers in showbiz.

Faith Hill

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This country music star decided to get braces at the wonderful age of 46, proving that its never too late to get braces, even if youre in the public eye.

Prince Harry

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Even royalty need orthodontic treatments!

Brett Favre

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Even famous athletes have worn braces growing up. Favre went on to have a 20 year career in the NFL.

Anna Kournikova

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Speaking of athletes, this lovely tennis star wore braces during her teens.

Serena + Venus Williams

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So did these two history-making tennis players!

Chelsea Clinton

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Think living in the White House pardons you from wearing braces? Think again. The first daughter wore braces as a teen.

Oprah Winfrey

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I meanits Oprah. Theres nowhere to go from here, so well leave it at that.

So there you have it. Braces are nothing to be ashamed of. In fact, theyre a sign that you care about your oral health, that you want a beautiful smile and that you are willing to go to certain lengths to achieve that. Our patients are finding that the response they receive when wearing braces is that

A) no one notices, or

B) people are impressed that they are improving their smile for health or esthetic reasons.

Instead of thinking about braces as something to dread, come to South Surrey Smiles for a complimentary consultation to have your questions answered and fears addressed. Having this information will help you make an educated decision rather than creating excuses to delay orthodontic treatment.  Our team specializes in making orthodontic treatment an easy and comfortable journey, so you have come to the right place!.

Whatever you decide, know that at South Surrey Smiles, our team is here to help. We know that a lot of famous, beautiful, successful, talented people have gotten braces, and they lived to lead astonishing lives!

Give us a call — we’d love to help ease your fears and get you excited about this next phase. Because that’s all it is, a phase. And once it’s over, you are going to have the smile you’ve always wanted and it will all have been worth it. Just ask Oprah.