Melanie Kelly

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Originally from Ontario Melanie decided to move to the east coast for a full time job and change of scenery. She has now been living in Nova Scotia for the past few years and recently switched from general practice to Orthodontics. She had always wanted to work in Orthodontics and is very happy that she has had the opportunity to join the Smile Team™. Having had had orthodontic treatment in the past Melanie feels she can relate to patients and she looks forward to helping improve patients smiles.

Don’t Let Crooked Teeth Negatively Affect Your Child’s Self-Esteem

Healthy, straight teeth can give your child improved confidence, a positive self-image and an increase in his or her self-esteem: Sadly, a lot of times, crooked teeth cause a child to feel the exact opposite. Besides causing issues with confidence; did you know that crooked teeth can even negatively Read More

Recognizing and Treating a Child’s Misaligned Jaw

What is a misaligned jaw (malocclusion)?

When a child has malocclusion, his or her upper and lower teeth do not come together correctly upon closing the mouth. For example, if a child’s upper teeth stick out farther than his or her lower teeth do, this is referred to as an ‘overbite. Read More