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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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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. …

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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…

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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?…

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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. …

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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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