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Start Sleeping Soundly With Sleep Apnea Treatments

Sleep apnea has quickly become one of the most widespread sleep issues, affecting between 50-70 million adults worldwide. Approximately 3-7% of all men and 2-5% of all women experience sleep apnea to some degree, and if left untreated, sleep apnea can lead to a debilitating lack of sleep. Most people don’t realize just how much…

Orthodontic Treatments For Children

If you have a teenage child, you are more than likely on the verge of dealing with braces or some form of orthodontic treatment for your child. Depending on your child’s dental needs, orthodontics may be necessary to make sure that your child’s teeth look beautiful and stay healthy all through adulthood. Most young adults…

The Benefits Of Invisalign

Over the course of our lives, most of us will seek out cosmetic dental fixes, be it from retainers, braces, or teeth whitening. If you want straight teeth but don’t want all the unwanted attention of metal braces, Invisalign is the perfect option for you. With comparable treatment times to traditional braces and a sleek,…

Why Choose Gruelle Dempsey Orthodontics?

As a practice, we strive to provide much more than just orthodontics. Our doctors are worldwide experts in their field, giving talks all around the globe on everything from Invisalign to early orthodontic intervention.  The dental team here at Gruelle Dempsey Orthodontics have been serving patients since 1977, and have become global leaders in the…

A Deeper Look Into TMJ Disorder

TMJ disorder causes pain in your jaw joint or in the muscles that control your jaw movement. TMJ disorder can be caused by a wide variety of factors including genetics, jaw injuries, arthritis, or even grinding your teeth in your sleep. Chances are, if you have been affected by TMJ disorder, you feel the painful…

Sleep Apnea and the Role of a Dentist

Sleep Apnea and the Role of a Dentist

“Apnea” or “apnoea” refers to the suspension of breathing. Sleep apnea is a disorder that causes obstruction of the air passageways in a person’s throat during sleep. It is a serious condition where a patient may stop breathing for as long as 10 seconds while sleeping, causing the brain and the rest of the body…