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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Happy Holidays

2017 is coming to a close and the new year is about to make its debut.  Want to make sure that your smile is picture ready? We just have a few suggestions: Be sure to brush your teeth Don’t forget to floss Think about taking a little travel kit with floss, toothbrush and toothpaste when…

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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…

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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…

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