We have finally finished our orthodontics with both kids! It was such a great experience working with Dr. Don and his amazing team. They are simply the best and we're so grateful we used them for our children's orthodontics. Their teeth look beautiful. Thank you for everything!!
Outstanding Dr. and very nice staff. Did a great job with my son and now doing a great job with my daughter. Very complicated case and seeing very good results. 5 STAR!
The best orthodontist practice in Novato. Great orthodontic care, great results. Great service, very accommodating and helpful, always.
Convenient location, staff is super nice, and professional treatment. Was never talked down to, always answered all questions and very easy experience.
I have to start out by saying that not only do my son's teeth look perfect, I am SO impressed with how friendly and welcoming the office staff has been. We went for consultations once a year for about 3 years that were done at no charge. When the time came, the payment plan was easy and painless. For us, the whole experience was just wonderful. Every visit was pleasant and it was always such a great environment. Disney movies were always on and everyone always seemed so happy to be there. Also, we were told the treatment would be 24 months and he ended up getting the braces off almost a month early so that was a plus. Dr. Don and his office are the BEST!
Dr. Don and his team are amazing! My son just finished 26 months of treatment and his smile is nothing short of perfect! I am so pleased with his results but even more impressed with the family environment that Dr. Don provides in his practice! I personally was a pacient over 10 years ago and I’m still greeted by everyone on a first name basis! If you are in search of the best orthopedic experience, this is where you need to be. You will not be disappointed!
Digital X-ray machines more accurately diagnose your or your child’s orthodontic condition. They offer many advantages in detecting and treating orthodontic problems with significantly less radiation, and are just one of the ways in which computer technology is advancing orthodontic treatment.
- Less radiation exposure for our patients
- Quicker, more efficient record taking during appointments
- Improved diagnostic and analysis capacity
- Advanced image manipulation and computer enhancement
- Increased enlargement capabilities
- Easier exchange of records for treatment coordination with other dental professionals
- Less environmental impact (No chemicals or film to dispose, less paper used)
The greatest benefit of digital X-rays is that Dr. Don can use computer enhancement to make the images larger and clearer, and he can also modify the contrast in order to better study specific areas.
This means he can more accurately diagnose your or your child’s orthodontic condition and create the customized treatment plan required to correct the problem. He will also be able to better illustrate the condition and treatment plan so that you will understand every step of your or your child’s orthodontic journey.
Take a look at the images below. The top image (shown below) was taken of a 7-year-old child with a conventional film X-ray machine. Something looked suspicious to Dr. Don, so he took his own digital X-ray to allow for computer enhancement.
The bottom image is Dr. Don’s digital X-ray. You can see clearly the extra tooth that Dr. Don was able to diagnose and treat at an early age with no complications. This is just one example of how technology can improve Dr. Don’s ability to recognize problems at a young age, and why all children should be seen by an orthodontist at age 7.