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4 Times Braces Stole the Show in Pop Culture

4 Times Braces Stole the Show in Pop Culture

March 14, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — orthoframingham @ 3:29 pm
Closeup of patient's braces with blue rubber bands

Usually, pop culture centers around who wore what to the Oscars, the latest updates on the hottest new couples, little-known movies that are a must-watch, and the like. Over the years, braces have shared the limelight as well! With this in mind, take a walk down memory lane while we share four times braces stole the show in pop culture.

The Hit Movie Never Been Kissed

Drew Barrymore has played countless loveable characters throughout her career, and Josie Geller is one of them. In this movie, she’s a journalist who goes undercover and sees flashbacks of her own high school experience in the process. One of the most memorable scenes is when the audience sees her 80s prom look – complete with pink, puffy sleeves, a side ponytail, and, of course, braces.

The Chart-Topping Song Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.)

Katy Perry is an extremely popular singer whose songs have topped the charts over the last two decades. One of her biggest hits was Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F.). In the music video, we see her outfitted with taped glasses, braces, and headgear. Today, this video has more than 1.5 BILLION views on YouTube.

The Beloved Movie Clueless

From the incredible fashion to the hilarious sayings, Clueless was an instant hit. One of the stars of this movie is Donald Faison, who plays the braces-wearing character Murray. Throughout the entire movie, you can see his brackets and wires front-and-center!

The Hilarious Character Sara (Played by Jimmy Fallon)

Jimmy Fallon has made people laugh in SNL skits, hit movies, and his very own show. One of his most-loved characters is Sara, a blonde, braces-wearing teenage girl who informs everyone on everything that’s “Ew!” He even collaborated with (a.k.a. to make a song about it!

About the Practice

Although every smile is unique, our goal with each patient is the same: to help them achieve the gorgeous, healthy, and functional smile they deserve. Sometimes, that requires traditional braces. If that’s the case for you, then rest assured that our team at Simply Orthodontics Framingham will go above and beyond to make your teeth-straightening journey as comfortable, smooth, and stress-free as possible. If you’re interested in scheduling a consultation with us, reach out to our friendly team via our website or by phone at (508) 250-0170.