03/01/2016 05:44 EST | Updated 03/02/2016 09:00 EST

Dog Makes Wearing Braces Look Unbelievably Cute

Anyone who's worn braces knows it's hard to feel cute while sporting a mouth full of metal. But an adorable dog named Wesley is proving us all wrong.

Due to his seriously crooked teeth, the six-month-old golden retriever is sporting braces to correct his tooth alignment. According to the Harborfront Hospital for Animals, Wesley needed the dental work because he couldn't fully close his mouth, putting him at risk of other health concerns.

When people hear that Dr. Moore is a "doggie dentist," they immediately say things like: "What? Does he put braces on...

Posted by Harborfront Hospital for Animals on Friday, February 26, 2016

Unlike many teens who unhappily sport dental hardware, Wesley seems perfectly happy with his braces in the smiling photo above.

Also unlike teens, Wesley only needs to wear his orthodontia for a few weeks... so maybe that's why he's grinning.

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