They say you smile with your eyes. Even if this is true, the teeth are still an integral part of any smile, as this article sets out to prove. Advancements in modern medicine have allowed dentists to equip teeth with veneers for a stark whitening and straightening effect.

Numerous rappers have had their teeth done, and the results are striking. Click through the image gallery to take a look at before-and-after teeth photos of Nelly, Fabolous, and 50 Cent, and others.