Sugar Bear From "Honey Boo Boo" Got A Big Makeover, And He's Legit Glowing Slash Smiling For The First Time

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It's hard to believe, but it's been 10 years since Honey Boo Boo, aka Alana Thompson, graced our presence.

Alana as a young child
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It was truly another era and cultural moment.

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And if we're talking about Honey Boo Boo, I have to post this GIF:

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Anyway, Alana is 17 now.

17-year-old Alana smiling
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But this post isn't about Alana, it's about her father.

Alana with her parents and sister
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You probably remember him as "Sugar Bear."

Sugar Bear giving two thumbs up
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In general, Sugar Bear gave this vibe:

Sugar Bear looking completely stone faced
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There weren't many, if any at all, pictures of him fully smiling on his Instagram:

Well, that's all changed!

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Sugar Bear got a complete dental makeover, hair transplants, and Botox.

Here's the before picture of his smile, and warning! It's very graphic!

Sugar Bear with missing and rotting teeth
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And here's the after:

Sugar Bear with a healthy set of teeth
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He told Today, "I can't stop looking at myself in the mirror."

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Sugar Bear is feeling so confident that he actually posted his first full smile picture on his Instagram feed.

So, let's celebrate a healthy smile and positive transformation.

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