For over 40 years, Ahrens Orthodontics has served the Louisville Metro, Crestwood, and Taylorsville communities with care. We’re passionate about treating our patients like family, and we strive to get to know each patient on a personal basis while providing state-of-the-art treatments and techniques. We offer a wide variety of treatment options best suited to your orthodontic needs, crafting beautiful smiles our patients can’t wait to share.
Ahrens Orthodontics has been a family tradition for over 40 years. Before passing the business on to his son, Dr. Douglas Ahrens provided more than 25 years of caring service to the Louisville community. Dr. Gerry Ahrens now runs the family business, bringing extensive knowledge of the latest in orthodontic procedures and technology. This father-son orthodontic team has a passion for crafting beautiful, more confident smiles.Meet the Team
We are a preferred provider of The Invisalign® system, a series of clear aligners used to straighten teeth. The Invisalign® aligners are made from impressions of your teeth, which are taken at our office and sent to a lab. Using computerized technology, the lab builds aligners especially for you. After a couple of weeks, the aligners arrive at our office, and the first set is tried on your teeth, ensuring a smooth and comfortable fit.More About Invisalign
Dr. Gerry Ahrens has specialized training in surgical treatments, standard edgewise brackets, lingual braces, and mini-implants for orthodontic anchorage. As a member of the American Association of Orthodontists, the American Dental Association, and many other dental associations, Dr. Gerry is current with the latest orthodontic techniques and technologies, allowing us to give our patients precise and advanced care.Read Bio
We understand that choosing to receive orthodontic care is a big decision. Our practice will work with you every step of the way to make sure your orthodontic care is as rewarding as possible. We utilize the latest technology, and offer a variety of safe and gentle treatment options to give you the customized, individual care you deserve.Learn what to expect
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I just recently finished a clear aligner treatment with Dr Gherry at Ahrens Ortho. Can't say enough good things about my experience. It went exactly as described. The staff always got me in and out very quickly, i never waited longer than 2 minutes. HIGHLY RECCOMEND!!!
Dr. Ahrens and his staff have been absolutely amazing throughout my journey with having braces. They have been professional, accommodating, and I wouldn't recommend going anywhere else! I couldn't be happier from start to finish with the transformation of my smile and my end result is exactly what I had hoped for! I look forward to both of my daughters having a perfect smile by Dr. Ahrens as well.
5++++STARS!!! I want to personally thank Dr. Ahrens and his amazing staff for taking such wonderful care of my son, a student at Bellarmine University who is also part of the basketball program. He was having issues with a retainer placed by our local orthodontist and due to my son’s tight sports schedule, he was unable to travel back to his hometown to get the issue fixed.
We have completed two rounds of braces at Ahrens, one for me as an adult and one for my daughter. Both experiences were exemplary! Drs. Doug and Gerry Ahrens as well as the rest of the staff are very personable and are very good at what they do. It is also nice to know that you will be seen on time and that the appointment will be completed in an efficient manner. Thank you!
Dr. Gerry and the entire staff are very pleasant to deal with. It's VERY obvious that they care for their patients and love what they do. I'm 36 and always had a straight smile, but I'm doing braces for TMJ problems and the results so far have been excellent. I highly recommend Ahren's Orthodontics for anyone contemplating orthodontic treatment.
I started my orthodontic experience at the late age of 69. Today after 2 years my braces were removed. I couldn’t be more pleased. I’ve been smiling all day. Both Dr Doug and Dr Jerry are tops in my book. They are always so thorough, kind and pleasant to be around. The entire staff are so friendly and efficient. If you are thinking about having work done, this is definitely the place!!
I recently finished my ortho treatment at Ahrens Orthodontics. I work in a dentist office myself and with that being said, I had high expectations for my end results. I went into ortho primarily for function purposes. I am very excited with how my teeth look and feel! Both Gerry and Doug Ahrens are terrific orthodontist and I would highly recommend their office.
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