Welcome to Our Orthodontic Offices

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Welcome to Our Orthodontic Office : 

Welcome to Our Orthodontic Office Our New Iberia Office and Our Broussard Office

Our Overall Goal: : 

Our Overall Goal: To treat you and your child the same way we would treat a member of our own family

Our Preventive Goals: : 

Our Preventive Goals: Beautiful smiles with beautiful straight teeth which are easier to clean No decay No white spots

Our Orthodontic Goals Are: : 

Our Orthodontic Goals Are: Beautiful Smiles Save You Time Save You Money

Dr. Donaldson’s Training: : 

Dr. Donaldson’s Training: Graduate of LSU Dental School Graduate of University of Alabama Degree of Pediatric Dentistry, Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry Graduate of LSU Dental School Department of Orthodontics Board Certified, American Board of Orthodontics

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Dr. Donaldson is Louisiana's only dual trained specialist in Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics. Board Certified in Orthodontics.

Prevention: : 

Prevention: It is cheaper and easier to prevent disease than to pay to repair it. 3 Things are needed to create decay and ugly white spots: Tooth Bacteria Sugar Since we do not want to eliminate the tooth, we need to eliminate Bacteria and the Sugar.

Bacteria: : 

Bacteria: Studies have shown when you eliminate bacteria no decay can occur. You eliminate bacteria by brushing and flossing.

Sugar: Bacteria takes sugar, converts it to acid which cause decay and white spots on our teeth. : 

Sugar: Bacteria takes sugar, converts it to acid which cause decay and white spots on our teeth.

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Pennington Research Center in Baton Rouge conducted experiments which showed the less sugar you have in your diet the longer you live. Surprisingly sweets with a meal are ok. It is the in between meal sweets that create the problems.

You Should: : 

You Should: Brush twice a day. The most important spot to brush is where the teeth touch the gums.

Floss: : 

Floss: You should floss once a day, or after a meal when you find food stuck between your teeth. Flossing helps prevent gum disease, and floss goes where no tooth brush can reach.

Sealant: : 

Sealant: You can modify the top of a tooth surface by placing a sealant.

So to prevent Decay, White Spots, and Gum Disease you should:-Brush properly twice a day -Floss once a day-No in between meal sweets- Have Sealants : 

So to prevent Decay, White Spots, and Gum Disease you should:-Brush properly twice a day -Floss once a day-No in between meal sweets- Have Sealants

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Quality Treatment Save you time Save you money

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is the only Orthodontist in Louisiana the American Board of Orthodontics asked to show 5 Board Cases at the AAO meeting Dr. Donaldson

Time and Money: : 

Time and Money: We are interested in a higher quality result in as short of a treatment time as possible. Fact: Our patients who wear their Rubber bands as instructed get their braces off early. Compared to some other Orthodontic treatment fees we have been able to save some of our patients 2, 3, or $4000 compared to other office treatment fees.

The AAO: : 

The AAO: This association suggests a child's first visit to the orthodontist be at age 7. This does not mean they will need treatment, but it is a good time to start looking. When Dr. Donaldson was a Pediatric Dentist he would tell his patients “It is better to see an orthodontist 6 months to early, than 6 months too late”.

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For some children, early treatment maybe needed. Some of the indications for early treatment are: Crowding: Cross Bite: Deep Bite: Open Bite:

Some of the indications for early treatment are: : 

Some of the indications for early treatment are: Habits (Thumb Sucking): Class III Bite: Excessive Overbite:

Canine Impaction: : 

Canine Impaction: An impacted canine can many times be avoided. Sometimes, the best thing we can do is to remove a baby eye tooth.

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The Baccetti Article:

The Palatal Expander: : 

The Palatal Expander: The palatal expander is the best appliance that Dr. Donaldson can use for his young patients. When needed, the palatal expander does great things for our patients oral health and in some cases improves their medical health.

Benefits of the Palatal Expander: : 

Benefits of the Palatal Expander: 1. Makes room for the permanent teeth 2. Expands the arch for a beautiful smile. 3. Helps some of our patients breathe better. 4. Nasal Septum's Align 5. Sleeping – (Parents do say that their children sleep better) 6. Hearing Loss 7. Bed Wetting One of the best ways we can help our patients is with a Palatal Expander

Benefits of the Palatal Expander:Dr. Donaldson calls this Palatal Expander 60 days of inconvenience for 60 years of benefit. : 

Benefits of the Palatal Expander:Dr. Donaldson calls this Palatal Expander 60 days of inconvenience for 60 years of benefit.

TMJ: : 

TMJ: When our patients have TMJ problems we ask them to fill out our TMJ Checklist. Elimination of the harmful habits on our TMJ checklist has helped our patients reduce or eliminate TMJ pain. CAUTION Does your jaw pop or make noises? Do you have headaches? Do you do these? Please check the items that you do. _____ Clenching _____ Grinding _____ Placing your hands on your face _____ Chewing gum _____ Chewing ice _____ Sleeping on your stomach _____ Squeeze your pillow while your sleeping _____ Sleeping on your hands _____ Poor Posture _____ Holding the phone with your shoulder We have found if you check 3 of these it is enough to cause headaches or jaw pain Three Big Things: Our teenagers put their hands on their faces, especially in class and this can cause jaw clicking and jaw pain. Also, the oil and dirt on your hands can cause pimples. Many of our patients squeeze their teeth (clench) during times of stress. This can cause headaches and break teeth. Learn to keep air between your teeth!!

Splint: : 

Splint: A splint helps also. The splint prevents you from grinding your teeth at night, and it keeps your teeth straight also.

Some of our appliances: : 

Some of our appliances: Nance: Holds the upper molar in position Lower Lingual Arch: Holds lower molars in position Thumb Sucking Appliance

Some of our “Favorite Quotes”: : 

Some of our “Favorite Quotes”: “In all human affairs there are efforts, and there are results, and the strength of effort is the measure of the result” James Allen A effort = A result F effort = F result

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“Self-discipline is the key to personal greatness. It is the magic quality that opens all doors for you, and makes everything else possible. With Self discipline, the average person can rise as far and as fast as his talents and intelligence can take him”. Brian Tracy

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Whatever the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve. Napoleon Hill “Time management is a core discipline that largely determines the quality of your life”. “As I see it every day you do one of two things: build health or produce disease in yourself”. Adelle Davis

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“ The difference between the hero and the coward is that the hero sticks in there five minutes longer.” “ In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins… not through strength but by perseverance”. H. Jackson Brown

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“ It is one of the most beautiful compensations in life…we can never help another without helping ourselves”. Ralph Waldo Emerson “ Whether you think you can, or think you can’t … you’re right.” Henry Ford

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“ Perseverance is not a long race: It is many short races, one after another.” Walter Elliot Ask yourself, as a leader, “Do I strive to rise above mediocrity and become the ‘and-then-some’ person?” Carl Holms

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Make time for getting big tasks done every day. Plan your daily workload in advance. Single out the relatively few small jobs that absolutely must be done immediately in the morning. Then go directly to the big tasks and pursue them to completion. Brian Tracy Concentrate all your thoughts on the task at hand. The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus. Alexander Graham Bell

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No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. Eleanor Roosevelt You can’t be a smart cookie if you have a crummy attitude. John Maxwell

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The greatest use we can make of our life is to spend it on something that outlasts it. Gene Perret Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they’ve never failed to imitate them. James Baldwin

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He climbs highest who helps another up. George Matthew Adams Husbands, if you treat your wife like a thoroughbred, chances are good you won’t end up with a nag. Wives, if you treat your husbands like a champ, chances are even better that you won’t end up with a chump. Zig Ziglar

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A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Chinese Proverb Adversity causes some people to break; others to break records. William A. Ward

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If one advances confidently in the direction of their dreams, and endeavors to live the life they’ve imagined, they will meet success unexpected in common hours. Henry David Thoreau The quality of a person’s life is in direct proportion to their commitment to excellence regardless of their chosen field of endeavor. Vince Lombardi

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Give the world the best you have and the best will come back to you. Madeline Bridges He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. Saint Basil Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow. Ronald E. Osborn

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Repetition is the mother of learning, the father of action, which makes it the architect of accomplishment. Zig Ziglar The Power of Attitude, Inspiration, Procrastination, Building Great Teams, and the Power of Discipline

BEFORE AFTER : 

BEFORE AFTER Creating Beautiful Smiles for a LIFETIME

BEFORE AFTER : 

BEFORE AFTER Creating Beautiful Smiles for a LIFETIME

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Creating Beautiful Smiles for a LIFETIME BEFORE AFTER

Creating Beautiful Smiles for a LIFETIME : 

Creating Beautiful Smiles for a LIFETIME BEFORE AFTER

Creating Smiles for a Lifetime : 

Creating Smiles for a Lifetime BEFORE AFTER

Creating Smiles for a Lifetime : 

Creating Smiles for a Lifetime BEFORE AFTER

Behold! The Power of a New Smile : 

Behold! The Power of a New Smile

Behold! The Power of a New Smile : 

Behold! The Power of a New Smile

Behold! The Power of a New Smile : 

Behold! The Power of a New Smile

Behold! The Power of a New Smile : 

Behold! The Power of a New Smile

Behold! The Power of a New Smile : 

Behold! The Power of a New Smile

Behold! The Power of a New Smile : 

Behold! The Power of a New Smile

Behold! The Power of a New Smile : 

Behold! The Power of a New Smile

Behold! The Power of a New Smile : 

Behold! The Power of a New Smile

Behold! The Power of a New Smile : 

Behold! The Power of a New Smile

Behold! The Power of a New Smile : 

Behold! The Power of a New Smile

Behold! The Power of a New Smile : 

Behold! The Power of a New Smile

Behold! The Power of a New Smile : 

Behold! The Power of a New Smile

We Would Like to Thank YouDr. Donaldson : 

We Would Like to Thank YouDr. Donaldson It has been a Pleasure Working For You Your Ortho Team Pam Monica Keni Karmen C A L L I E B R A N D I

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