'Soul Surfer' Bethany Hamilton To Chat Live With Fans During Damon® System And 'Girls' Life' Facebook Event

Hamilton to Talk with Teens and Tweens about the Importance of a Healthy Smile and Self-Confidence

Sep 05, 2012, 09:00 ET from Ormco Corporation

ORANGE, Calif., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The innovators of the Damon® System, a progressive orthodontic treatment, has partnered with Girls' Life magazine to co-host a live Facebook chat event with Bethany Hamilton—who relied on the Damon System to improve her smile—on Thursday, Sept. 6, from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. PT. During the chat, which will be taking place on Girls' Life Facebook page, www.facebook.com/girlslife, teens and tweens will have the opportunity to ask Hamilton questions and learn about the benefits of a healthy smile and how straight teeth provide confidence to excel in school, jobs and important life events.

"My fans across the world give me inspiration to share my story of determination and hope and answering their questions on Facebook provides a fun and exciting way to address how self-esteem can have a positive impact on life experiences—from school dances to job interviews," said Hamilton. "A healthy smile can improve the way others feel—transforming my smile with the Damon System has boosted my confidence, helping me spread happiness and bring joy to others." 

To participate in the chat, fans can type questions on the Wall of Girls' Life Facebook page for the duration of the event. Hamilton will then answer questions via the post's comment section. All fans who join the conversation will be entered to win one of three signed Soul Surfer DVDs.

"Smiles are one of the first things people notice and the Damon System offers something for everyone," said Jobe Dubbs, director of marketing at Ormco, which manufactures the Damon System. "Whether you're a teen or an adult, the Damon System is designed to give you the smile you've always dreamed about more comfortably and in less time. Plus, with newer technology like Damon Clear™, there's now a treatment option that's virtually invisible, which is perfect for patients who are especially image-conscious."

Media interested in speaking with a Damon System spokesperson should contact Robin Dwyer at 619-234-0345 or ormco@formulapr.com. Receive Damon System updates on Facebook at Facebook.com/DamonSystemBraces, or Twitter at @DamonBraces.

About Ormco 
Ormco, the makers of the Damon System, is dedicated to manufacturing innovative products that improve the clinician's opportunity to achieve excellent results in the least amount of time, in the fewest number of appointments, and with the greatest patient comfort. From personalized service to worldwide continuing education programs and marketing support, Ormco is committed to helping orthodontists achieve their clinical and practice management objectives. For more information, visit the Ormco website.


Robin Dwyer
Formula PR

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