Kathy Najimy

Kathy Najimy has been cast on Ugly Betty as the orthodontist who removes Betty's signature braces, Entertainment Weekly reports.

Najimy will also serve as Betty's guardian angel in an It's a Wonderful Life-style sequence. As first reported by TVGuide.com, Betty (America Ferrera) will see what her life would have been like without her trademark metal.

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Najimy is set to appear on Ugly Betty on March 24. She most recently guest-starred on Desperate Housewives as a high school nemesis of Susan (Teri Hatcher) earlier this season.

Are you excited to see Najimy on Ugly Betty? Are you sad to see Betty lose one of her most memorable accessories?