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.

How To Keep Track of When Your Child’s Adult Teeth Come In

An odd pattern of tooth eruption can cause more orthodontic problems for a child than is seen when the permanent (adult) teeth come in several months too early or too late. If your child’s teeth do not come in as expected, his or her bite and smile could both be affected. Studies show that changes Read More

Orthodontists Address Issues Related to Missing or Extra Teeth

The teeth are naturally organized in such a way as to provide support to one another; therefore, if a tooth is missing, this lost support causes additional force to be placed on the remaining teeth. Some people are actually born missing teeth. While missing teeth are a problem, extra teeth are also Read More