Welcome to Phelan-Dempsey Orthodontics

Phelan-Dempsey Orthodontics is your hometown orthodontist. We deliver leading-edge care with a personal touch, creating lifetimes of amazing smiles for our patients.

Dr. Michael Phelan, Dr. Meredith K. Dempsey, and our team members take your smile seriously. Our doctors consider your clinical needs and personal concerns when developing your custom care plan. They use advanced techniques and state-of-the-art technology, combined with an eye for your facial structure. This ensures the most efficient treatment and healthiest, most beautiful finished smile.

Before starting treatment, we’ll thoroughly review your care plan. We’ll explain all treatment options and develop a financial agreement that fits with your budget. You deserve a lifetime of smiles you love: we’d love to help you achieve them!

In addition to clear and metal braces for all ages, we offer Invisalign® and Invisalign Teen® clear aligners. Additional treatment options include AcceleDent® Aura accelerated appliance treatment, Herbst Appliances, and surgical orthodontics. We use the comfortable iTero® Digital Impression System, too, which delivers the most accurate diagnosis and treatment.

To learn more and schedule a complimentary consultation, please contact Phelan-Dempsey Orthodontics in Buford, GA. We have served Buford and the surrounding areas since 1989.

We can’t wait to welcome you to our orthodontic family. It will be a pleasure to start you on the path to a lifetime of great oral health and a beautiful smile that’s filled with confidence. Call, today!


Phase One treatment provides a foundation for a lifetime of beautiful smiles. The goal of Phase One treatment is to help the jaw develop in a way that will accommodate all of the permanent teeth and improve the way the upper and lower jaws fit together. Receiving early treatment may prevent the removal of permanent teeth later in life, or the need for surgical procedures to realign the jaws.

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As Preferred Providers of Invisalign, Drs. Phelan and Dempsey have proven themselves to be well-able to create beautiful smiles with Invisalign aligners. Plus, they do it all without the need for metal brackets and wires!

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American Board of Orthodontics Certified

A board-certified orthodontist, also known as a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, has been voluntarily examined by his or her peers on the basis of knowledge and clinical skills. Becoming board certified signifies the orthodontist's pursuit of continued proficiency and excellence in orthodontics

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