If you are a doctor who loves treating children, you may find incredible joy and transformation of YOU, as well as of patients, in treating without sedation or O.R. THEN, the child AND parent can become greater, more capable, more appreciative and healthier.
While you can't be perfect, you CAN be excellent!
Here are some pointers on how to do that.
If you really think about it - do you see you’ve amazed even yourself with what you’ve done in your life?
Isn’t it amazing how your dreams only go so far. Then you reached a dream, and have another, and then reach that.
The Infinite Intelligence that gave you your dreams leads, guides and reveals to you, the perfect plan for the unfolding of your dreams.
Of course you can keep going. You are a part of the Infinite.
Of course we see fear, pain, trauma, loss, difficulty, discomfort, disagreement, mistakes, uncertainty as things gone wrong.
Try to think those may be SOMETHING THAT WENT RIGHT, but for reasons that are not yet clear.
Then look back in your life, and see if you can find examples of that happening.
You may be surprised.
Today I discuss how to determine the needs, if present, in the growing child in primary and/or mixed/transitional dentition. How to examine? Is there a need? And, if so, how to diagnose and plan which therapies would be best for the child.
Often, I get questions from parents - including other dentists - about developmental challenges with their own children. This particular question from a dentist-DAD, about a 3-year-old mouth-breathing child, deals with a frequently-encountered developmental problem in small children.
Do you wonder if you are on the right track?
...what your life’s purpose is?
Life can be and is, often scary, confusing and a walk on the wild side.
Just look at the choices you have right now, and choose to be busy with what seems the most desirable choice.
Be happy now.
The sun will break through the clouds and your path will find you.
Dr Chris Baker
America's most-trusted teacher of orthodontic continuing education, Dr. Chris Baker has practiced and taught for more than 30 years, and is a current or former faculty member of three U.S. dental schools. She is a pediatric dentist, author, blogger, dental practice consultant, and mentor. Dr. Chris is also Past President and Senior Instructor of the American Orthodontic Society. She is based in Texas, USA, but lectures around the world.
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