Lora Shinn

Lora Shinn

Lora Shinn writes for national and regional parenting magazines. She spent her tween and teen years in various orthodontic appliances; she’s glad her days of heavy metal are over.


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    Brace Yourself! Six Ways To Straighten Your Child’s Smile

    If it’s been a few years since you’ve worn braces, you’re in for a surprise. A wide variety of alternatives – many introduced in the past decade – make braces more attractive and less painful. And somehow, a taunt of “ceramic mouth!” doesn’t hold the same verbal punch as “metal mouth!” Here are six ways to improve your child’s (or your own) … [Read more...]