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Braces or Invisalign? Match the Right Treatment Option to the Famous Smile

By April 23, 2024Blog, Memes

Celebrities are just like us, right? Well, in many ways, it’s obvious their lives are different from us non-famous people’s. But when it comes to their smiles, many of them achieve their beautifully straight teeth the same way we do—with braces or Invisalign®.

Curious to know who opted for which treatment? Need some inspiration for your own smile? As your orthodontist offering braces and Invisalign in Langley and Surrey, the Aura Orthodontics team has compiled this fun braces and Invisalign celebrity quiz. Try your hand at guessing who of the following 20 celebrities went with braces and who went with Invisalign. Some even had both! Find the answers—and their braces or Invisalign backstories—at the bottom of this post.

Braces or Invisalign For These Famous Smiles?

  1. Tom Cruise
  2. Ed Sheeran
  3. Khloe Kardashian
  4. Kylie Jenner
  5. Jaden Smith
  6. Miley Cyrus
  7. Niall Horan
  8. Billie Eilish
  9. Tyra Banks
  10. Gwen Stefani
  11. Zac Efron
  12. Zendaya
  13. Emma Watson
  14. Serena Williams
  15. Angelina Jolie
  16. Dakota Fanning
  17. Gwyneth Paltrow
  18. Oprah Winfrey
  19. Prince Harry
  20. Christiano Ronaldo

Bonus Points: Which of your Aura Orthodontics doctors have had braces treatment? Dr. Sharma, Dr. Lin, Dr. Koo, or all of them?


  1. Tom Cruise: Invisalign. Reportedly, Tom Cruise started Invisalign in 2002 around the time he was taking his kids to the orthodontist, too.
  2. Ed Sheeran: braces. The internet claims Ed got braces after he started becoming popular.
  3. Khloe Khardashian: Invisalign. Totally on-brand, Khloe announced at 28 years old and on Twitter that she had started Invisalign.
  4. Kylie Jenner: braces, then Invisalign. Kylie had braces at 13 years old, but because she didn’t wear her retainer diligently, her teeth shifted and she got Invisalign at 17.
  5. Jaden Smith: braces. Many photos show that Jaden Smith had braces starting at age 11.
  6. Miley Cyrus: braces. You don’t have to be an orthodontic specialist like Dr. Sharma to see that Miley has had some cosmetic dentistry done in recent years, likely veneers. But before that, Miley had lingual braces to align her natural teeth.
  7. Niall Horan: braces. UK tabloid The Mirror showed pictures of Niall’s 2013 braces before and after in 2013.
  8. Billie Eilish: Invisalign. The singer has been very honest about the positive impact Invisalign has had on her celebrity smile.
  9. Tyra Banks: braces. As this article suggests, the famous model had braces as a teen.
  10. Gwen Stefani: braces. The singer and “The Voice” judge got braces at age 30, making her one of many famous people who have had adult braces.
  11. Zac Efron: Invisalign. As a young Disney star, Zac sported a natural gap in his smile. However, he chose to close that gap with Invisalign.
  12. Zendaya: Invisalign. Another Disney alum, Zendaya had Invisalign as a teen.
  13. Emma Watson: Braces. Between filming Harry Potter movies four and five, Emma had braces for about four months.
  14. Serena Williams: braces, then Invisalign. This image shows a young Serena with braces and it’s reported that she completed her teeth straightening with Invisalign later on.
  15. Angelina Jolie: braces. Like many in their teen years, Angelina Jolie had braces when she was young.
  16. Dakota Fanning: braces. An actor who grew up on screen, Dakota confidently sported her braces and headgear when she went on “The Tonight Show” as a child.
  17. Gwyneth Paltrow: braces. Like many other celebrity smiles we’ve discussed here, Gwyneth had braces as a teen.
  18. Oprah Winfrey: Invisalign. One of the most well-known celebrities who used Invisalign. Oprah was so excited about straightening her teeth with these clear aligners that she showed them off on her talk show.
  19. Prince Harry: braces. Who still thinks the British don’t care about their teeth? Prince Harry put this stereotype in its place when he sported braces as a teen.
  20. Christiano Ronaldo: braces. This famous soccer star set his sights on ceramic braces when he started playing with Manchester United.

Bonus Answer:
All our doctors have had orthodontics so we know firsthand what the orthodontics experience is like!

  • Dr. Sharma had braces as a teen.
  • Dr. Lin had braces as an adult.
  • Dr: Koo had limited braces as a child and comprehensive braces as an adult.

Your Turn For Braces or Invisalign in Langley and Surrey

Have these celebrity smiles inspired you to begin a smile transformation of your own? If so, you’re in expert hands with your Langley/Surrey area Certified Specialists in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.

Schedule an initial consultation with Dr. Sharma, Dr. Lin, or Dr. Koo at our Scottsdale, Guildford or Langley office to get started on your own smile with braces or Invisalign.

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