The Straight Up Newsletter – November 2016

Posted on November 30, 2016 by Dr. Leslie Pitner.


All the Little Things

Several years ago, a friend of mine from England came to visit during Thanksgiving. I went up to meet her in Chicago, and as we drove through the city, you could see that practically every store was closed for the holiday. Of course, they don’t have Thanksgiving in Great Britain, so she was a bit awestruck … CONTINUE READING


Braces Off Faster!

There are many options for achieving your best smile, from traditional braces or hidden lingual braces to clear liners. Suresmile technology can be applied to all of them. With Suresmile, your orthodontist’s experience is combined with state-of-the-art technology, giving you amazing results. An independent study in the World Journal of Orthodontics reported … CONTINUE READING


Gratitude Is a Healthy Attitude

Thanksgiving isn’t just for a once-a-year holiday — it’s something you can take part in every day, if you choose. Do you have an attitude of gratitude? “Grateful people take better care of themselves and engage in more protective health behaviors,” says UC Davis psychologist Robert Emmons. That means that beyond letting people know you appreciate what you have, your gratitude will do wonders for your own life … CONTINUE READING

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