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May 22, 2009

Dr. Ted Presents:

Dear all: THANK  YOU...THIS IS GOING TO BE FUN!!

Dr. Ted Presents streams on briconline.org/bcat   (choose bcat 1)   Mondays at 10:30 am
 
Wake-up Call 6:30
 
Puhleeze arrive at the office Saturday Morning at 8 am.   Breakfast will be served.
 
MOMS AND THEIR KIDS:   LET YOUR KIDS READ THE QUESTIONS JUST TO GET COMFORTABLE.
AS THE CAHT MOVES ON AND YOU FEEL COMFORTABLE YOU GET TO CHAT WITH EACH OTHER AS WELL.
 
Michelle Wiemer:  Daughter Ingrid  12y 8m  646 456 1111
Michele Wiemer@1111.com
 
Veronica Taylor   Daughter  Autasia Ramos  14y 3m    917 420 1111
ronniegirl77@1111.com
 
Tracey Marrero    Daughter Celina   13 y 8m   917 520 1111  (GAVE QUESTIONS TO DAD TODAY)
 
Chat 1: Dr. Ted Presents: The Highs and woes of moms with kids who have braces
 
Chat 2: Dr. Ted Presents: The Kids of the moms with kids who have braces
 
Questions for the moms and below that questions for the kids.  If you have other questions or things you would like to ask/say just let me know beforehand.
 
I begin the show by saying I'm Ted Rothstein and orthodontist downtown brooklyn when I have finished YOU say AND I AM MICHELLE DR. TED'S GUEST.(AND THEN ADD WHATEVER YOU WANT TO QUALIFY YOURSELF)
 
The kids can sit and watch (and take notes) when we do the mom chat.
 

Here is a possible question for the kids:

Would you have rather waited until you were older (an adult) to get braces? or are you happy your parents got you braces now?

Subject: moms questions and kids questions

 
DEAR STAFF AND MOMS PLEASE REVIEW THE QUESTIONS AND ADD OR REVISE ANY THAT YOU THINK WOULD MAKE THE SHOW MORE INTERESTING AND OR HUMOROUS. SEE MOM'S QUESTIONS AND THEN KID'S QUESTIONS
 
 
SATURDAY MAY 23   8:30 am at 35 Remsen   DR.TED PRESENTS: THE HIGHS AND WOES OF MOMS WITH KIDS WHO HAVE BRACES
 
Did you know that your kid's teeth problem is inherited?
 
Does that make you  feel guilty
 
Did you ever have braces
 
Do you remember if it was trying to have them
 
Do you remember when braces used to look like (show picture of old type of braces)
 
 
Do you think a winning smile is really a priceless asset
 
what factors were involved in deciding your child would be better off with braces
 
Did your family dentist advise you the braces were fitting for our child
 
What is your family dentists name
 
How far do you live from the office
 
How did you deal with the financial burden of paying for braces
 
Did you have any help from your insurance
 
If you had insurance coverage for orthodontic treatment which company did you have and how much did it contribute.
 
Being the parent of child can be stressful has it been that way for you?
 
Why do you say that?
 
Are you familiar with my rule of 33 for brushing  teeth
 
Did you have to be insistent  in getting your child to follow that rule
 
If you can remember  how would you describe you child' s  attitude when they first learned they they were going to be "embraced"
 
How did their attitude change over time
 
Has it been a problem preparing food that will not cause the brackets to detach
 
Since the braces got attached to your kid have you become more attached to your kid
 
Was it comforting being able to come in to the treatment room while I was adjusting the braces
 
What remarks can you remember your child saying about having braces
 
What you say to your friends if they asked you for any suggestions regarding how to help your kid get over the trauma of having braces
 
Did you ever hear the ballad of Dr.Ted?
 
What advice would you give to help would -be moms of kids who are going to get braces
 
How do you intend to celebrate on the day your kid gets their braces off
 
Do you know how the teeth remain straight
 
SATURDAY MAY 23   10:00  am at 35 Remsen   DR.TED PRESENTS: KIDS  OF MOMS WITH KIDS WHO HAVE BRACES
 
KIDS QUESTIONS
 
How old are you now
 
How many months have you been wearing braces
 
About how many friends do have who are wearing braces now
 
Did you ask your friends about their experience before you got braces
 
Can you remember and describe how you felt in the first few week of having braces
 
Do your friend have any terms to make fun of you
 
Is actually having braces as bad as you thought
 
What problems were most bothersome about your braces
 
Was having to stick to a mushy diet  hard
 
How many brackets did you break
 
What caused them to detach
 
How would you describe how your mother helped you get over your problems with braces
 
What is the worst part about having braces for you
 
Braces_________  (complete the sentence)
 
Were parents helpful in getting over having braces
 
On a scale 1-10 how would you describe you experience (1 very good: 10 terrible)
 
What advice would you give to your friend who was about to get braces
 
Can you think of any funny stories that happened to you when you were wearing braces

Dr. Ted Rothstein
Orthodontist for Adults and Children
drted35@aol.com
718 852 1551