Ask The Orthodontist
Common questions among parents are why
many people need orthodontic treatment
and is a perfect smile important?
arilyn and Gilbert Cohen
of Farmington Hills
proudly announce the
engagement of their daughter
Kimberly Brooke to Mitchell Stuart
Metzger, son of Karen and David
Bergman of Weatherford, Okla., and
Ann and Leon Metzger of Pittsburgh,
Kimberly and Mitchell will be hon-
ored to share the same wedding date
as her maternal grandparents Estelle
Shifman of Southfield and the late
The couple look forward to a
November wedding at Temple Israel.
eonard and Ann Wanetik of
West Bloomfield and Chaia
Frankel and Peter Frankel of
Cranford, N. J., are pleased to
announce the engagement of their son
and daughter, Ezra Wanetik and
Ezra, a graduate of List College and
Columbia University, made aliyah in
2002 and is serving in the Israel
Rachel graduated from Rutgers in
1997 and is completing a master's
degree at Hebrew University. She
made aliyah two years ago.
A wedding in Jerusalem is planned
for February 2004.
The perfect smile is often mentioned as a goal of
orthodontic treatment and an improvement cosmetically
is attained. However, there are more reasons to straight-
en teeth; crooked teeth are harder to clean, wear uneven-
ly, and cause stress on the jaw and gum tissues.
A good self-image and self-esteem are vital to the proper emotional
development of a child or adolescent. A beautiful smile can open many
doors to their future and enable some to attain a better future.
Fossil records show a steady decline in jaw size during the past millenni-
um. The number and size of teeth has also declined, but not nearly as fast
as jaw size. This combined with America, and it being the "meting pot" of
many cultures, has created an amalgamation of tooth/jaw size discrepan-
cies and even skeletal discrepancies.
Modern techniques and "space age" materials have enabled more people
to attain a nicer smile with more comfort. Alternative techniques have
allowed orthodontists to use lighter force levels and more efficient
mechanics. Many orthodontists have brought a fun approach with the use
of colors for the braces, and even the brackets have become smaller, so less
noticeable, with the added benefit that with smaller brackets come lighter
You may see or write us at our office which is located on the border of
Bloomfield/Commerce Township (248-360-7700) at 8362 Richardson,
Commerce Township, Michigan 48382.
Nelson (Nick) Hersh
10540 W. Eight Mile Rd., Ferndal
Just East of Coolidge
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arty and Esther Kaber cele-
brated their 55th wedding
anniversary on June 20.
Very special wishes and lots of love are
extended by their children, grandchil-
dren and great-granddaughter, Arnie,
Marlene, Carly, Stacy, Debi, Larry,
Justin, Jackie, Jenna, Kim, Marlon,
Brandon, Brittany, Joel, Lia, Alex and
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