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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…

Invisalign: Handling and Maintenance Basics

Invisalign: Handling and Maintenance Basics

Ever since their introduction in 2000, Invisalign braces have made quite a name for themselves. This is partly because they help you get rid of the heavy metal brackets that make up regular braces and partly because they’re removable and therefore easy to take care of. The only possible draw-back of Invisalign aligners is that…

Choose Your Orthodontist Smartly

Choose Your Orthodontist Smartly

Your smile is a core aspect of your beauty. So much so that people often become victims of low self-esteem only because they have a misplaced tooth or an uneven denture. When it comes to the aesthetical appeal of your denture, orthodontists come in to play. Whether it is you who has an underbite, or…