- August 25, 2015
NEW IBERIA, LA – New Iberian orthodontist Dr. Buddy Donaldson was selected as the “Best Orthodontist” by a local publication for its “Best of the Teche” competition in 2015.
The Daily Iberian uses the “Best of the Teche” competition to highlight the best professional services and health care services available near the Bayou Teche waterway. Dr. Donaldson was awarded with the recognition in late July.
“It’s humbling and exciting to be voted as the best orthodontist in the area,” Dr. Donaldson said. “We work diligently with our patients to give them a beautiful smile that will last for the rest of their lives.”
The Bayou Teche is about a 125-mile area in southwestern Louisiana. Every year, the newspaper The Daily Iberian asks its readers to use the website to vote for their favorite services across the area. Each business that receives the most votes in its category receives a plaque from the newspaper to display at their office.
Dr. Donaldson serves patients in the New Iberia and Broussard area. Dr. Donaldson has transformed countless smiles using his revolutionary orthodontic treatments for children and adults.
“It’s a huge honor for us to be able to display that plaque on the wall of our waiting room,” Dr. Donaldson said. “It means the world to me that patients would go out of their way to vote our practice as the best orthodontic office in the area. It’s a title that we try to earn each and every day.”
Dr. Donaldson, known as Dr. Buddy to his patients, uses 3-D images and cone beam computer tomography to diagnose and treat bite and alignments issues, TMJ and facial pain problems and sleep apnea. He offers sleep apnea treatment and snoring appliances for both men and women.
He earned his dental degree from the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 1980 and then completed a speciality program in pediatric dentistry in 1982. He practiced for eight years before starting a specialty program in orthodontics in 1992. In 1995, he completed advanced Orthodontic courses at Roth Williams Center for Functional Occlusion.
Dr. Donaldson is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and holds memberships with the American Association of Orthodontics, Louisiana Dental Association and Acadiana District Dental Association. He also served as the president of the Louisiana Association of Orthodontics in 2012-2013.
Dr. Donaldson has received several recognitions for his dental creations. He is the only Louisiana orthodontist to have had four of his patients featured on the cover of the American Journal of Orthodontics, and he is the only Louisiana orthodontist to show five of his American Board of Orthodontics cases at the American Association of Orthodontics meeting.
To learn about Dr. Donaldson’s orthodontic care, call 337-465-4139.