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 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 Slide 6: Dr. Donaldson
is Louisiana's only
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:
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. Slide 10: 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 Slide 15: Quality Treatment Save you time Save you money Slide 16: is the only
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”. Slide 19: For some children, early treatment maybe needed.
Some of the indications for early treatment are: Crowding:
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. Slide 22: 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
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
_____ 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”
A effort = A result
F effort = F result Slide 30: “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
Brian Tracy Slide 31: Whatever the mind of man can conceive and
believe, it can achieve.
“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
Adelle Davis Slide 32: “ The difference between the hero and the
coward is that the hero sticks in there five
“ In the confrontation between the stream and
the rock, the stream always wins… not through
strength but by perseverance”.
H. Jackson Brown Slide 33: “ It is one of the most beautiful compensations in
life…we can never help another without helping
Ralph Waldo Emerson
“ Whether you think you can, or think you can’t …
Henry Ford Slide 34: “ Perseverance is not a long race: It is many short races, one after another.”
Ask yourself, as a leader, “Do I strive to rise above
mediocrity and become the ‘and-then-some’
Carl Holms Slide 35: 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
Concentrate all your thoughts on the task at hand.
The sun’s rays do not burn until brought to a focus.
Alexander Graham Bell Slide 36: No one can make you feel inferior without
You can’t be a smart cookie if you have a
John Maxwell Slide 37: The greatest use we can make of our life
is to spend it on something that
Children have never been very good at
listening to their elders, but
they’ve never failed to imitate them.
James Baldwin Slide 38: 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 Slide 39: A journey of a thousand miles begins
with a single step.
Adversity causes some people to break;
others to break records.
William A. Ward Slide 40: 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 Slide 41: Give the world the best you have and the best
will come back to you.
He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he
who plants kindness gathers love.
Unless you try to do something beyond what you
have already mastered, you will never grow.
Ronald E. Osborn Slide 42: Repetition is the mother of learning, the
father of action, which makes it the
architect of accomplishment.
The Power of Attitude, Inspiration, Procrastination,
Building Great Teams, and the Power of Discipline BEFORE AFTER : BEFORE AFTER Creating Beautiful Smiles for a
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