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Posts by Jessica Wittler

The Ins and Outs of In-Ovation Braces

Did you know that all braces aren’t necessarily alike?  There are so many varying techniques and products available that orthodontists use on your smile.  Gruelle Dempsey Orthodontics have been leaders in Kentucky orthodontics since the late 70’s.  We’ve developed expertise in a variety of orthodontic treatments designed to meet your individualized needs. Not only have we developed…

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Are Veneers Right For You?

Spring is here, your tax refund has come in, you’ve been thinking about that beautiful smile that you’ve always dreamed of and you’re ready to make it happen. Whether you want to cover discoloration from years of wearing braces, chips, gaps or other irregularities due to trauma or just wear and tear, you’re considering veneers.…

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Don’t Spend St. Patrick’s Day at the Dentist!

Whether you are Irish or not, St. Patrick’s Day is filled with green garb, celebrations , and maybe even a little drinking. But beware the Ideas of March! Believe it or not, emergency dental visits jump by 77% the after St. Patrick’s Day each year. The main culprit? Drunken fighting and clumsiness. Here are a…

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The Scoop on Dental Implants

Many people looking to improve their smile are faced with the challenge of addressing missing teeth.   Whether the cause is injury, dental problems, or genetics, missing teeth can greatly impact the function and feel of your mouth. There are three options to fill the gaps in your smile: dentures, bridges, and dental implants.  Dentures are…

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Is Invisalign for Me?

Invisalign products have revolutionized the teeth straightening process. Whether you are looking to change your smile, or you’re trying to choose an option for your child or teen, we understand there’s a lot to consider. Responsibility Unlike regular orthodontics, Invisalign products are removable. If you might forget to wear your retainers on a regular basis…

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Caring for Your Invisalign Trays

If you’ve been in to see your orthodontist recently and you’ve discovered that Invisalign is the best option for you, the first thing you and your doctor will do is take impressions of your teeth so that your aligners can be custom made for your mouth. After you receive your first set of Invisalign aligners,…

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New Braces? Here are Some Foods That You Should Avoid

There are plenty of differences between childhood and adolescence: from how kids versus preteens spend their time to how much influence parents have on their choices. But one thing you’ll need to vigilant about after you tween, preteen or teenager gets braces, is what they eat. You might already have established healthy eating habits for…

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What is the Best Age for Children to Visit the Orthodontist?

It used to be that the rule of thumb for taking kids to the orthodontist for the first time relied on how many baby teeth they had, which meant most kids started visiting their orthodontist around age 11. Now the American Association of Orthodontists recommends that children first visit the orthodontist by age 7. What’s…

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Welcome

We’re here to make sure you love your smile. Not everyone is lucky enough to be born with “prefect teeth” genes—in fact, most people need a little help achieving a beautiful smile. When you decide to straighten your teeth with orthodontia, you’re taking a step towards a more beautiful smile and greater self-confidence. We want…

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