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Why Choose Damon over Traditional Braces

Why Choose Damon over Traditional Braces

The idea of braces can be frightening. The idea of having metal wires in your mouth and on your teeth can be hard to… chew. There are a lot of fears that braces will cause you to have metal wires all over your mouth and look less than pleasing. However, there have been a lot…

Sleep Apnea: Who Can Help

Sleep Apnea: Who Can Help

Have you ever had the feeling that you couldn’t breathe while you were sleeping? Well, it may not all be just a dream. You may have sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is when your breathing is disrupted in some way while you are sleeping. This disruption may cause you to snore loudly, cause sleepiness or even…

Do People Really Have Their Jaws Broken?

Do People Really Have Their Jaws Broken?

You may have heard people claim that they are going to have their jaw broken as part of a dental procedure.  It sounds extreme, is it true? The answer: kind of. Orthognathic surgery is a form of Orthodontic surgery, as well as an example of Oral and maxillofacial surgery, which we discussed in depth last month. …

What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

What is Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery?

At Gruelle Dempsey Orthodontics, we see patients for a number of reasons.  Some of our patients are seeking orthodontic options to perfect their smile, while others are hoping to address more serious issues. Oral and maxillofacial surgery is used with orthodontics to addresses complex craniofacial injuries, diseases, and defects.  These issues affect the mouth as…

Should I Get Invisalign?

Should I Get Invisalign?

At Gruelle-Dempsey Orthodontics, Invisalign is our most sought-after teeth straightening system due to its ability to give you perfectly straight teeth without the need for metal brackets and wires. Drs. Gruelle and Dempsey alone have treated over 2,700 patients with the Invisalign system making them one of the top providers worldwide. How does it work?…

Braces Heal More Than Your Smile

Braces Heal More Than Your Smile

Are you considering looking for an orthodontist in the Florence, Ky area?  Are you unsure if you or your family truly needs orthodontic treatment?  Did you know that braces aren’t just a vanity treatment?  Of course, properly aligned teeth can be attractive and appealing, but they are also healthier for your body as a whole. …