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Richard Gobbie DMD, MDS
George Deme DMD, MDS


Dr. Gobbie and his team are the best and most professional. Our daughter has the most beautiful smile. Because of Drs perfection she can not stop smiling!! Thanks Dr.

Tom K.

Love Dr Gobbie and Dr Deme! 1 kid through braces and #2 almost done over 3 years! No complaints! We visit Scottdale PA office! Great job!

Lisa B.

Great doctors, friendly staff, beautiful results!!

Jamie W.

Dr.Deme is by far the best orthodontist around!! I always look forward to going on Thursdays.

Valerie C.

I had my teeth straighten here, when no other orthodontist could help. Dr Gobbie did an excellent job. He made a plan and did what I wanted, where all other orthodontist's said my teeth were straight. But not in my eyes, they weren't. Dr. Gobbie fixed them to my likings. I would recommend him to anybody who needs their teeth straighten.

Debra M.

Dr. Gobbie and his team have taken care of my children for years. I could not be happier with their teeth! Thanks a million!

Paul K.

Love these guys. If you are looking for the proper treatment for your family member, come here!

Frank L.

Dr Gobbie provides me with excellent service; reasonable costs; pleasant, upbeat office visits; and a smile that I no longer have to hide. I'm so glad I found him and his staff!

Cindy H.

Forever thanking Dr. Gobbie for my great smile Im sure to use everyday of my life

Emily G.

AlekosDear Dr. Gobbie:

I was a patient of yours in the late 80s and early 90s. I had an appliance and then braces for what felt like a million years, but I am so glad I went through it because I love my smile now. I'm attaching a picture of me and my niece to show you how well it all turned out. I am pretty sure you told me I'd thank you someday despite the pain you put me through, so I'll thank you now.

Liz A.

P.S. If my math is correct, I'm around the same age you were when I was your patient. Which seems impossible since you seemed SO old :-)

AlekosMy name is Alekos. For as long as I can remember, I was never happy with my face nor my teeth. My lower jaw stuck out too far. My mouth did not close properly, I could not chew my food well, I couldn’t bite with my front teeth and my teeth were always breaking down. For numerous years I had been treated by an orthodontist with removable appliances with no results. When I visited Dr. Deme, I was for the first time informed of the possibility of surgical orthodontics. Watching and hearing the changes he was aiming to achieve, I immediately made the decision to follow his surgical treatment plan, a promise I also made to my mother before she passed away 7 or 8 months prior to the surgery. After the surgery I wore a splint on my upper teeth and my mouth could not open too much as I was wearing 4 elastics. I never experienced any pain but for 3-4 weeks my face was very itchy. Today all my friends and acquaintances tell me how much more beautiful my face looks! For me, the biggest and most important change and improvement is that of my profile! Finally, the patience that Dr. Deme showed while explaining every step of this complex treatment, his reinforcement whether it applied to brushing, elastic wearing or other treatment procedures and the courage that he gave me to cope with the surgical uncertainties that I had helped me complete my treatment successfully and ultimately find my best self… find my best smile!


Megan (Age 9)To: Dr. Gobbie:

You are awesome!

Megan (Age 9)


MarilouWhen my parents told me that I was to get braces I was terrified. I remember visiting the office for the first time and while waiting for my turn I was scared, worried, and full of doubts about my ensuing treatment. When though the orthodontist confronted me for the first time all these feelings left me. His smile and his demeanor inspired a sense of trust and certainty in me and in conjunction with the beautifully decorated office, which created a very personal and “familiar” atmosphere, I was able to relax and started to view things in a more positive light.

I am glad that I didn’t let my fears get the best of me and that I trusted my orthodontist, because the combination of his detailed work, his care and his patience, led to a terrific result! My smile is now probably one of my best features, something that others complement me on and admire. All this I owe to my beloved and very good orthodontist, Dr. George Deme.


Dr. Gobbie & Staff: Thank you all for the great experience Rachel has had in your practice. I so appreciate the careful care you gave her and everyone was so kind. I'm hoping we will be seeing you again soon with Joshua. I'm still trying to talk my husband into it! Anyway, thank you again!

Shari & Rachel H.

I gave a lot of thought whether at the age of 29 I would undergo a second orthodontic treatment, after the unspeakable pain I endured from the first. I didn’t know if I could handle it, but as Dr. Deme said, it had to be done. Aside from the pain, I was also concerned about the aesthetics. Now eight months later, I am enjoying the results. The pain only lasted a couple of days and was bearable. No comparison to what I had endured in my previous treatment. The doctor-patient relationship was impeccable and the result vindicated my choice 100%!


Dr. Gobbie: Thank you so much for your great work! I will miss seeing you each month! God bless you!

Leigh M.

AgniSometimes people take for granted things we do every day like to eat with our mouth closed or be able to bite and chew food without that terrible cracking sound in the back of our jaw. Sometimes I would feel pain and had a hard time chewing. I never liked the way my teeth looked so I would hide my huge overjet it by moving my bottom teeth foreword, which would cause the pain. I am so glad that I went through the whole process of fixing my problem at Dr. Deme’ practice. I was also very lucky that he suggested using two small mini-implants on either side, on my top jaw, which sped up the whole process and was not painful at all.

I can’t thank you enough Dr. Deme for helping me look and feel so much better.


Thank you for saving my smile!

Erica K.

PolinaWhen I decided to get braces at the age of 18 I was troubled by the following:

The first and most important was the aesthetics. I was troubled that the metal braces would stick out a lot. Also when I found out I would need to have teeth extracted I was concerned that the spaces would show. All these issues were resolved upon commencing treatment. I got ceramic braces that blended with my teeth. As far as the extractions were concerned, I had 3 teeth removed and luckily towards the back so the spaces were hardly noticeable. Also, any discomfort I had during the treatment was immediately resolved with wax that Dr. Deme had provided me with, or a quick visit to the office.

At the end I ended up getting my braces off earlier than anticipated. And when I saw the final result I came to realize that before, not only were my teeth crooked but that they had also stuck out quite a bit.

Overall, my treatment experience with Dr. Deme and his assistant was extremely positive with regards to making appointments (which was especially trying for me as I studied outside of Athens), the financial planning or his very friendly and polite demeanor. The office environment is amazing with the pleasant movies, and ideal for children, (the nicest office I have ever been to).

I unconditionally recommend to all those having an orthodontic problem, (whether it be a large or small on), to fix their teeth with Dr. Deme.


From the start I wanted to wear braces and found the whole treatment exciting as I watched my teeth change from month to month. Thank you Dr. Deme, you’re the best. I love my new smile! I can’t believe these are my own teeth!


ViviDr. Deme is an exceptional orthodontist, particularly accomplished and well trained in his field. He helped me overcome my problem, which was not only orthodontic in nature. I ended up at his office due to the severe headaches I was suffering from. After a series of tests I hadn’t found their cause and I decided to visit an orthodontist. Indeed, my malocclusion was throwing my bite off and causing me to grind and clench my teeth, which in turn caused pain in my jaws and wore my teeth.

After a year and a half in treatment, my headaches are gone and in the meantime I acquired an amazing smile!

The techniques that Dr. Deme uses are contemporary and effective while he himself is very friendly. His office is also is very cheerful and warm, a colorful paradise for children!


NancyIt all started when I wanted to put crowns on my small upper canine teeth which I didn’t like. After visiting a dentist, I was told that I would have to have them extracted as they were baby teeth, and orthodontic treatment in order to bring in my impacted canine teeth. I wanted to avoid orthodontics so I visited another 5 doctors but I was told the same.

I finally made the decision to get the teeth extracted and started treatment with a doctor near my house as the next nearest orthodontist was at least 30 kms away.

As the months went by I started getting upset as I noticed no progress and the treatment time was being extended. The doctor insisted that it was not due to his technique and that the teeth were the issue.

While visiting a friend, I found out her husband was a dentist, and after describing my ongoing problem with my teeth he recommended that I visit Dr. Deme.

I decided to discontinue treatment with my doctor and started with Dr. Deme. I ended up having my palate split and expanded, my right canine tooth came into position while my left canine had to be extracted as it was stuck to the bone.

I was very hesitant initially for all the procedures that were recommended to me, but I had great trust in Dr. Deme because he explained everything he planned to do using visual aids. I am extremely pleased with the outcome of my treatment with Dr. Deme. A big positive was the clean and friendly office setting. I recommend him unconditionally!


KaterinaWhen I found out that I would have to wear braces at the age of 17 the first thing that troubled me was the aesthetics. I figured that that all my classmates including my friends at school would make fun of me so I decided that the only solution was to quit smiling. Then Dr. Deme comforted me by showing pictures of adult patients with ceramic brackets and white wires and I was enthused as you could hardly see them. Without a second thought I started treatment. The result…exactly like in the pictures! They were practically invisible. What made me feel even better was that those around me initially hadn't noticed that I was wearing braces and that made me feel more comfortable, talking, smiling and laughing and just acting like myself. As the months went by, I started noticing the changes in my teeth, and I was anxious to see my perfect smile completed. When my braces were removed, I wore a clear retainer to maintain my teeth in their final position, which was also unnoticeable.

What I will take with me from this experience is that I acquired a beautiful smile without any particular sacrifices!


Kassie K.Before I got my braces, I was worried about whether or not my teeth would hurt every time I came to my orthodontist. I was also worried that I would have to wear a headgear. Instead, with the appliance that Dr. Deme attached to my palate, I never had to wear a headgear! The braces weren't that bad because the teeth were sensitive only 1-2 days after some of the appointments. Whenever I had an issue with wires, braces, etc., I could just come to the office and get it fixed no problem. Overall, the whole experience was very smooth and painless!

Kassie K.

Katerina S.I put on my braces 4 years ago when I was 16. My biggest problem was my age. What I’ll never forget is the day I put them on and when I looked in the mirror I broke out in tears! Fortunately Dr. Deme and Anastasia were always on my side throughout the treatment comforting me. During the treatment I had a lot of questions. The doctor had given me a pamphlet with all the possible questions and answers one could have on orthodontics but nonetheless they were always willing to resolve any problem I had. The most important part of the treatment for me (as I found out later), were the retainers that are used to stabilize the teeth. I DID NOT wear them properly, my teeth got crooked and I had to wear braces again for 4-5 months! On the positive side, I got an awesome smile and I met two amazing people that I will never forget. Imagine that Dr. Deme’ influence on me was so great, that I have decided I want to become as good an orthodontist as he, in order to provide people with a beautiful smile.

Katerina S.

ValiloHi, my name is Valilo. I am 14 years old and in a couple of months I’m getting my braces off. In the end, it wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. My orthodontist, Dr. George Deme and his assistant Anastasia are exemplary professionals and made the whole treatment very pleasant. Overall, I suffered no more than a couple of hours of discomfort total, during my two years of treatment. My braces never interfered with my every day life nor did they make me feel embarrassed or uncomfortable. And the end result? Amazing!


Maria G.My name is Maria G. and I am 54 years old. One year ago I was recommended to Dr. George Deme who helped me deal with an orthodontic problem that I had (Dental Deep Bite).

Previously, I had various prosthodontic treatments performed to correct my bite without the desired results.

Meeting Dr. Deme up close, he assured me that my bite could be corrected despite my advanced age. I started treatment with him with the outmost trust and co-operation and without any hesitation I can admit that it was a short procedure, painless and without any discomfort until the desired result was achieved.

Maria G.

GiaThere are times in our lives when we are presented with some health issues whose treatment requires some serious decision-making. Each and every decision that entails a deferent route in tackling the issue has the potential to affect ourselves for the rest of our lives both in terms of our physical appearance but most importantly of our health.

I was once faced with one such dilemma, when I was diagnosed with large teeth that were crowded within a quite restricted jaw space. I immediately scrambled to get informed over the internet about the latest practices in orthodontic dentistry. That has proven to be quite an arsenal in my endeavor to find the best professional whom I would trust my health and appearance.

Many “professionals” whom I visited have proclaimed themselves to be the number one in their field, yet their suggested technics were quite outdated and in some rare instances even dangerous. The doctor to whom I would trust my health should always discuss but most importantly familiarize me with his suggested techniques and their aftermath.

Throughout my endeavor I was lucky enough to meet Dr. Deme, whose patient oriented approach to orthodontic dentistry did not only grab my attention but also set the stage to a successful result. As a United States graduate with a strong affiliation to the orthodontic community in the US, Dr. Deme never failed to present me with all the latest practices in dealing with my case. I was always introduced to each technique and option appropriate for my case in such a way to feel confident with my end decision. Within just a couple of appointments I felt confident enough to settle with one of his proposals. And the result, it literally speaks for itself.


BarbaraHi, my name is Barbara and I have been in orthodontic treatment with Dr. Deme for approximately 3 years. I knew I had to get braces but I wouldn’t commit myself. I had heard from numerous people that it was a painful experience and I was scared. On the other hand, I didn’t like what I saw in the mirror and wanted to change my appearance. So I started to look at the whole concept more optimistically. I was recommended to Dr. Deme by a friend of mine and decided to pay him a visit. From the very first moment we met I felt very comfortable and he was very thorough when explaining the treatment options. I trusted him, was no longer scared and I decided to start treatment. After each appointment I feel a slight discomfort but looking at the results in the mirror I immediately dismiss it. Now I can’t wait to see my beautiful smile without braces and I am very happy for the decision I made!


AlkisI was skeptical. I wasn’t a child anymore, neither a teenager. Maybe it was too late for orthodontic intervention. Also, how long would the treatment last, how much would it cost, how much would I suffer….I was very troubled. And then I met Dr. Deme, and embarked on a longterm relationship. He was understanding towards the patient’s (myself) idiosyncrasies, and we both shared the same passion for the work and its results, and pretty much everything else fell into place. Health is of most importance, and necessary for one to enjoy life. And to express joy one must smile and laugh. Is there anything more exhilarating and transmittable than this?