Dental implants are considered the gold standard of tooth replacement. They rebuild missing teeth from the roots up, and they offer remarkable function and aesthetics. It is only natural then, that celebrities with severe dental problems would gravitate toward them. Can you guess which celebrities? Perhaps you can’t — and that’s because the implants look so good. Let’s talk about some A-listers who have undergone this remarkable procedure.
The comedian and beloved America’s Got Talent judge has two dental implants — and he loves them. In fact, he once said, “I can chew with them, I smile, and for the life of me I don’t know which of my teeth are implants. It’s so natural.”
Supermodel Christie Brinkley has been on more than 500 magazine covers throughout her career. You might never guess that her gorgeous smile isn’t 100% natural, but two of her teeth are actually supported by dental implants. She had to get them after an accident fractured two of her molars. Today, she continues to be grateful for the natural function and comfortable feel of her replacement teeth.
Are you a fan of rock music? If you are, you might remember an incident when Steven Tyler suffered some mild injuries while he was touring in South America. After getting food poisoning, he became dizzy and passed out, and the fall caused him to break two of his front teeth. Thanks to dental implant technology, he now once again as a concert-ready smile.
Kathy Ireland is famous as the model who was on the cover of the best-selling Sports Illustrated swimsuit edition of all time. Unfortunately, her legendary smile took a hit when she fell off her children’s toy wagon and suffered some significant facial injuries, including a number of broken teeth. With the help of one dental implant and some extensive cosmetic dentistry, her smile is as beautiful today as it ever was.
Ed Helms is best known for his role in The Hangover. If you are familiar with the film, you might remember seeing him with a missing tooth. That gap in his smile wasn’t the product of Hollywood magic. Rather, he simply had his restoration removed from one of his dental implants. He has had implants for more than 20 years!
Fans around the world love Taylor Hicks for his silver hair, beautiful singing voice, and his winning smile. Unfortunately, that smile took a hard blow when he was playing basketball in high school. Sadly, he wasn’t wearing a mouthguard, and two of his front teeth came flying out of his mouth. His father, a dentist, helped him get the bleeding under control, and later, Hicks received implants to replace the lost teeth.
Just like normal folks, celebrities face oral health problems from time to time. Happily, dental implants and other treatments are able to help them keep their smiles looking and feeling their best.
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Drs. Boyd is a family-operated dental practice with five talented doctors. We offer a range of services, and we partner with local specialists to provide comprehensive dental implant care. If you are interested in learning more about your tooth replacement options, get in touch with us at 212-755-9055.