Creating Beautiful Smiles: A Smart Patient's Guide To Choosing An Orthodontist

Creating Beautiful Smiles: A Smart Patient's Guide To Choosing An Orthodontist

by Marty Verbic


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Give Your Child The Gift Of A Beautiful, Confident Smile

Are you tired of suffering from crooked teeth? Embarrassed to go out on a date or a job interview because of it? Or is your child being teased at school and on social media because of her overbite? Are you worried that this teasing will lead to a lack of self-confidence or even depression? There is HOPE. In Creating Beautiful,
Confident Smiles: A Smart Patient’s Guide to Choosing an Orthodontist, you’ll learn how to intelligently answer questions like:

• does my child really need braces and if so, when is the right time to get them,
• who should I trust to provide orthodontic care for my family, and
• how much do braces really cost?

So, if you or your child has issues that only an orthodontist could mend, don’t wait!
Learn everything you need to know about orthodontics from this book, and get it straight! You could give your child a gift that lasts a lifetime and help them to brighten their world with a beautiful, confident smile.

“Creating Beautiful, Confident Smiles is an incredible resource for anyone contemplating orthodontics! Dr. Verbic helped my three children with braces, and we couldn’t be happier with the results. He thoroughly educated us on each of our kids’ particular needs and treatment options, and his staff was incredible. This book provides all the information necessary to make the right decisions for your or your loved one’s smile.” —Amy Wickstrom, Wickstrom Auto Group

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781599328911
Publisher: Advantage Media Group
Publication date: 06/13/2018
Pages: 154
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Marty Verbic received his DDS from the University of
Illinois at Chicago, College of Dentistry. He then attended a three-year residency there, receiving a specialty certificate in orthodontics and an MS in oral science. Dr. Verbic believes that no child should grow up being bullied because of their smile.
His mission is to provide orthodontic treatment at no charge to all children that come to him under the Smiles Change Lives and Donated Orthodontic Services charities.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 The Science behind Crooked, Crowded, and Missing Teeth 7

Chapter 2 The Importance of Early Orthodontic Evaluation 15

Chapter 3 Straightening Smiles in Adults 27

Chapter 4 Patience Leads to a Beautiful Smile: Typical Length of Time for Orthodontic Treatment 35

Chapter 5 From Crossbites to Crowding: Common Orthodontic Problems 49

Chapter 6 Expanders: What they are and when they are used 61

Chapter 7 Braces are not what they used to be 69

Chapter 8 The Incredible Invention of Invisalign 77

Chapter 9 Don't be Scared: The Truth about Pain and Treatment 85

Chapter 10 The Dreaded Tooth Extraction: Facts about Permanent Tooth Removal 93

Chapter 11 The Importance of Retaining Your Retainer 101

Chapter 12 Don't Worry So Much about Wisdom Teeth 109

Chapter 13 Paying for Orthodontic Treatment: It Doesn't Have to Break the Bank 117

Chapter 14 When You Really Can't Afford Treatment for Your Child 129

Conclusion: Choosing the Best Orthodontist for Your Child or Yourself 135

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