Get to Know P&G Patient… Claire Weaver
The Art of the Greater Smile
At Perelmuter & Goldberg Orthodontics, we’ve always had a soft spot for artist-types—and Claire Weaver certainly fits that description. Art has been part of her life for as long as she can remember and she’s currently enrolled at Berea College, where she’s working toward an Art & Theatre double major. She’s worked in variety of mediums, from oil paints to clay (see the inset for a picture of her original sculpture entitled “Schizophrenic Attack”), charcoals and embroidery, but her favorite is definitely pen.
“There is a level of performance I love when using a pen,” Claire said. “It’s hard to control whether the pen will spurt ink on the paper or draw finely like a freshly sharpened pencil, so mistakes happen frequently. I love that the mistake is permanent. There’s no longer the fear that I’ll make a mistake because if I do I just keep moving forward.”
Her goal is to one day make her living as an artist and an actress.
“Even though I know it’s not going to be easy,” Clair said, “I spend long hours through the night working on my craft in both areas, so I know I can pull it off.”
Claire first came to Perelmuter & Goldberg several years ago to help correct a sizable gap in her teeth. She’s nearing the end of her treatment, and her braces have done wonders.
“My teeth have never looked better!” she said. “It actually scares me a bit to think of what my teeth would look like now if I had gotten things corrected. I can’t thank everyone at Perelmuter and Goldberg enough. They’re always so nice and considerate. I’ll miss them when I get my braces off!”
And what would she tell someone thinking of visiting Perelmuter & Goldberg to achieve a Greater Smile?
“I would definitely recommend them,” she said. “The team there is really nice and fun to talk to, and the braces have definitely worked. Also, everyone is always smiling, which makes me want to smile too!”