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MyLifeMySmile.org is a dynamic Web site, and changes are made regularly. All information is current as of its first appearance on this site or when last modified.

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The AAO logo is a registered trademark of the American Association of Orthodontists and the phrase "MyLifeMySmile" is a service mark of the American Association of Orthodontists. Reproduction or republication of these marks is strictly prohibited without prior written permission.

Links may be made to MyLifeMySmile.org provided the links do not use the trademarks or service marks of the American Association of Orthodontists or its affiliated entities. Links to MyLifemySmile.org may not suggest or imply that the AAO or its affiliates endorse or support the linking site, its sponsors and/or its advertisers, unless prior written permission to indicate any such endorsement or support has been granted.

MyLifeMySmile.org is provided 'as is'. Neither the AAO nor its affiliated entities make any representations or warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title or noninfringement.

In no event shall AAO or its affiliated entities be liable for any damages of any kind or nature, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, special, consequential or incidental damages or loss of profits arising from, or in connection with, the existence, operation, use or reliance of this site, regardless of whether AAO has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

The material contained on MyLifeMySmile.org is offered as information only and not as practice, financial, accounting, legal or other professional advice. Users need to consult their own professional advisors for such advice.

Information on MyLifeMySmile.org is provided as assistance for Users making clinical decisions regarding the clinical care of their patients cannot substitute for the individual judgment brought to each clinical situation by the patient's orthodontist. As with all clinical reference resources, they reflect the science of orthodontics at the time of their development, but they should be used with the clear understanding that continued research may result in new knowledge or recommendations.

The AAO does not necessarily endorse the non-AAO resources that may appear or otherwise be referenced on MyLifeMySmile.org and makes no representation or warranties about the products or services they may provide.

By linking to other websites, the AAO does not endorse the policies or practices of, or opinions expressed on, those sites; nor does the AAO make any representations or warranties with respect to the accuracy of any items or claims contained therein.

Business decisions, including decisions about method of practice, are personal choices to be made by individual orthodontists. The AAO does not, via ] MyLifeMySmile.org or otherwise, encourage orthodontists to make any particular business decision on issues addressed herein, including with respect to whether and how to participate in managed care plans. Moreover, the AAO discourages orthodontists from taking any unlawful collective action, including but not limited to price fixing or boycotts.