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Honey Boo Boo's dad undergoes amazing transformation with the help of a Hollywood makeover


Mike ‘Sugar Bear’ Thompson of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo fame has gone through a radical makeover and now looks like a new person.

The reality TV star, who is Mama June’s ex-fiancé and father of Alana ‘Honey Boo-Boo’ Thompson, looked much younger than his 50 years after all the work was done.

The former contractor began his transformation with a new smile. He also had a new head of hair attached and was given Botox. 

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Ready to change: Mike 'Sugar Bear' Thompson, 50, as he looked before beginning his Hollywood makeover that would change him into a new man

Ready to change: Mike ‘Sugar Bear’ Thompson, 50, as he looked before beginning his Hollywood makeover that would change him into a new man 

Before and after: The difference in the reality star's before and after looks is amazing

Procuedure: The cosmetic dentistry, hair replacement, Botox and dye job took year's off his look

Before and after: The difference in the reality star’s before and after looks is amazing. The cosmetic dentistry, hair replacement, Botox and dye job took year’s off his look

Big reveal: After getting a new smile and new hair, the new look was revealed after Sugar Bear's graying hair and beard were dyed a more youthful shade

Big reveal: After getting a new smile and new hair, the new look was revealed after Sugar Bear’s graying hair and beard were dyed a more youthful shade

It did not appear Mike took good care of his teeth which were worn away and appeared to be rotting.

Cosmetic dentist Dr. Joseph Goodman removed 20 of his teeth surgically to give him a new smile.

The Beverly Hills based dentist created a new set of dentures, which gave the reality TV star a brand new set of pearly whites. 

The difference was instantly noticeable.

Final meal?: The former contractor appeared to enjoy a final treat before beginning his transformation

Change: Cosmetic dentist Dr. Joseph Goodman helped begin the changes

Final meal?: The former contractor appeared to enjoy a final treat before beginning his transformation.  Cosmetic dentist Dr. Joseph Goodman helped begin the changes   

Photos: The dental session began with photos to aid in the recrafting of  Sugar Bear's  smile

Photos: The dental session began with photos to aid in the recrafting of  Sugar Bear’s  smile

Unhealthy teeth: According to the American College of Prosthodontists ,some 36 million Americans do not have any teeth

Unhealthy teeth:  The American College of Prosthodontists reports 120 million people in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth.

Unhealthy teeth: According to the American College of Prosthodontists , some 36 million Americans do not have any teeth, and 120 million people in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth.

Extractions: Dr. Goodman needed to surgically extract 20 of Mike's teeth

Tooth loss: Tooth loss can lead to many health problems including obesity, coronary artery disease, and some forms of cancer, including oral cancer

Extractions:  Dr. Goodman needed to surgically extract 20 of Mike’s teeth. Tooth loss can lead to many health problems including obesity,  coronary artery disease, and some forms of cancer, including oral cancer

According to the American College of Prosthodontists, some 36 million Americans do not have any teeth, and 120 million people in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth.

Consequences of this can lead to health problems which include significant nutritional changes, obesity, diabetes, coronary artery disease, and some forms of cancer, including oral cancer. 

The US Census found that 40.99 million Americans wore dentures in 2020. 

Tooth loss: The NIH reports Adults 20 to 64 years have an average of 25.5 remaining teeth. Older adults, current smokers, and those with lower incomes and less education have fewer remaining teeth

Tooth loss: The NIH reports Adults 20 to 64 years have an average of 25.5 remaining teeth. Older adults, current smokers, and those with lower incomes and less education have fewer remaining teeth

Dentures: The Beverly Hills based dentist created a new set of dentures, which gave the Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo star a brand new set of pearly whites

Dentures: The Beverly Hills based dentist created a new set of dentures, which gave the Here Comes Honey Boo-Boo star a brand new set of pearly whites

New smile: The former contractor already looks years younger with his new smile

New smile: The former contractor already looks years younger with his new smile

Before and after: From terrible to teeth to beautiful smile. The transformation was immediately noticeable

Census: The US Census found that 40.99 million Americans wore dentures in 2020

Before and after: From terrible to teeth to beautiful smile. The transformation was immediately noticeable. The US Census found that 40.99 million Americans wore dentures in 2020

The next step in the makeover was a big one as well.

The Toddlers and Tiaras cast member received a hair transplant from Jacques Abrahamian of L.A. FUE Hair Clinic of Pasadena.

Sugar Bear wore comfortable navy blue pajamas for the operation.  

The specialist used a procedure called follicular unit extraction in which follicles of hair from the back of his head were used to cover the balding areas. 

Hair replacement: The next step in the journey was hair replacement

Hair replacement: The next step in the journey was hair replacement

New look: The Toddlers and Tiaras cast member received a hair transplant from Jacques Abrahamian of L.A. FUE Hair Clinic of Pasadena

New look: The Toddlers and Tiaras cast member received a hair transplant from Jacques Abrahamian of L.A. FUE Hair Clinic of Pasadena

A graft, or follicle consists of  groupings of hairs that can range from a single hair up to eight hairs in a single graft.

This form of hair restoration does not include scalpels or stitches.  

It often takes 2-4 hour sessions over a number of days according Healthline.com, but sometimes it can be done in one mega session which can take about 10 to 12 hours. 

There were 3500 grafts used to give Mike a fuller head of hair.

Hair Transplant: 3500 grafts were used to give Mike a new head of hair

Hair Transplant: Full results will take up to 1.5 years to achieve 100 percent density

Transplant: 3500 grafts were used to give Mike a new head of hair. Full results will take up to 1.5 years to achieve 100 percent density

Time:  This kind of work often takes 2-4 hour sessions over a number of days according Healthline.com, but sometimes it can be done in one mega session which can take about 10 to 12 hours

Time:  This kind of work often takes 2-4 hour sessions over a number of days according Healthline.com, but sometimes it can be done in one mega session which can take about 10 to 12 hours

No stitches: This form of hair restoration does not include scalpels or stitches

Healing: Mike also received a combination treatment of PRP (platelet rich plasma) along with embryonic stem cells to help him heal more quickly

Healing: Mike also received a combination treatment of PRP (platelet rich plasma) along with embryonic stem cells to help him heal more quickly

It usually takes three to four months for hair transplanted to a new area of the body to grow.  

Full results will take up to 1.5 years to achieve 100 percent density. 

Mike also received a combination treatment of PRP (platelet rich plasma) along with embryonic stem cells to help him heal more quickly. 

Botox: The next step in the journey was Botox

Botox: The next step in the journey was Botox

Farewell:  Sugar Bear prepares to say 'farewell' to his furrowed brow

Farewell:  Sugar Bear prepares to say ‘farewell’ to his furrowed brow

Wrinkles: Plastic surgeon Dr David Saadat prescribed 75 units of Botox

Wrinkles: The wrinkle reducer wea applied to his forehead, between the eyebrows and to the crow's feet around his eyes

Wrinkles: Plastic surgeon Dr David Saadat, who prescribed 75 units of Botox on his forehead and between the eyebrows and to the crow’s feet around his eyes.

Once the grafts were healthy, wrinkles became the target. 

The next stop was the office of plastic surgeon Dr David Saadat, who prescribed 75 units of Botox on his forehead and between the eyebrows and to the crow’s feet around his eyes.

The final step in the metamorphosis was relatively painless. 

Youthful restoration: The entire metamorphosis totaled $68 thousand

Man in the Mirror: Mike fought back tears when he saw himself, saying 'I haven't stopped looking in the mirror. I don't recognize the man in the mirror'

Youthful restoration: The entire metamorphosis totaled $68 thousand. Mike fought back tears when he saw himself, saying ‘I haven’t stopped looking in the mirror. I don’t recognize the man in the mirror.’

 Mike’s graying hair and beard were touched up with some natural looking dye completing the youthful restoration.  The entire transformation costs $68 thousand.

When he saw the final results, the reality star fought back tears as he exclaimed, ‘I never thought I could have a smile I would be proud of and I really love the Botox because I look a lot younger.’

‘I haven’t stopped looking in the mirror. I don’t recognize the man in the mirror.’

His family: His ex Mama June, left, with daughter Honey Boo Boo

His family: His ex Mama June, left, with daughter Honey Boo Boo

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