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August 30, 2002 - Image 57

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2002-08-30

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How do braces straighten crooked teeth?

Braces use steady gentle pressure over time to move
teeth into their proper positions They don't look like
they're doing much just sitting there, but in fact,
every moment of your orthodontic treatment, there is
something happening in your mouth.
The brackets we place on your teeth and the main arch .
wire that connects them, are the two main components.
The bracket is a piece of specially shaped metal or Nelson Hersh
ceramic that we affix to each tooth. Then we bend the
arch wire to reflect your "ideal" bite - what we want you Licensed Specialist
to look like after treatment. The wire threads through
the brackets and, as the wire tries to return to its original shape,
it applies soft pressure to actually move your teeth. Braces use steady,
gentle pressure to gradually move teeth into their proper
positions. Thanks to new materials and procedures, all this happens much
quicker and gentler than ever before. It's kind of an engineering miracle.


111 arvin and Donna
Berman of Southfield
and Sandra Berman of
Ann Arbor are delight-
ed to announce the engagement of
their son Daniel William to Lila
Chaye Corwin, daughter of Sandy
and Lee Corwin of Poughkeepsie,
Dan is a graduate of the University
of Michigan and received his Ph.D.
from Yale University in New Haven,
Conn. He will be an assistant profes-
sor of classics and ancient
Mediterranean studies at Penn State
University beginning this fall.
Lila graduated from Amherst
College in Amherst, Mass. She is a
doctoral student in American religious
history at Yale University.
The wedding will be in Amherst.
The couple will reside in State
College, Pa.

Rubber bands or elastics contribute a lot to straighten teeth. The are marvels
of physics. Attached to your braces, elastics exert the force that creates the
right amount of pressure to move teeth in directions that the braces alone
can't. Its important to wear your elastics as prescribed and change them
• every day so the force is constant which the teeth like. A lack of consistency
in wearing rubber bands can bring treatment to a standstill, or discomfort,
and who wants to do that to themselves. Teeth never fail to move when elas-
tics are worn consistently as directed. As for bouncing an elastic off someone
across the room, it will happen (don't worry, your aim will improve)
For more information or a complimentary consultation, call our office on
the border of West Bloomfield/Commerce Township at 360-7700.

Nelson (Nick) Hersh

Licensed Specialist



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and Kevin Andrew Lublin
were married recently in
the Alice Keck Memorial
Gardens in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Rabbi David Baron of Temple
Shalom of the Arts, Los Angeles,
officiated:A reception followed at
the Radisson Santa Barbara.
Christina is the daughter of Paul
and Judy Wilmoth, Ingrid and Bob
Carrington, all from California.
Kevin is the son of Phyllis and
Sheldon Lublin of West Bloomfield.
Matron of honor was Christina's
sister, Yvette DeGrasse; the maid of
honor was Kevin's sister, Marcie
Lublin of Walled Lake. Junior
bridesmaid was Megan Jessup and
Sydney Jessup was the flower girl;
both are nieces of the bride.
Best man was Larry Hoffman; the
groomsmen were Andrew Kalish and
Garett Chipman. The ring bearer


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