Fluoride Helps Maintain Strong Tooth Enamel

Brushing your teeth each day and night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and a fluoridated toothpaste that has been approved by the American Dental Association is essential for cleaning the surfaces of your teeth. At the same time, you also need to make sure to floss between your teeth and along... Read more »

Smile Therapy: Storing Your Toothbrush

When storing your toothbrush, never be afraid to implement effective habits that you use continuously. Once you get into a routine, your muscle memory will take over, and you'll find yourself naturally following the proper habits. This includes caring for your toothbrush. Always make sure you store your toothbrush properly... Read more »

Make This Your Year to Address TMJ Disorder

Your TMJs refer to the temporomandibular joints, which are the ball and socket joints that connect the jaw to the skull to enable proper mouth function. There are numerous components involved to ensure effective function, and the occurrence of a breakdown or damage can lead to what is known as... Read more »

Not All Wisdom Teeth are Equal

Not all wisdom teeth are created equally. Many wisdom teeth never erupt. Do you understand why? Find out in this post about wisdom teeth by continuing and reading on ahead. If you would like to have your wisdom teeth removed, feel free to please contact our office to plan you... Read more »

Professional Teeth Whitening Benefits

If you’re interested in whitening your teeth, then you should consider using a professional, in-office whitening treatment. The treatment our dentist, Dr. Gayle Fletcher, offers can benefit you in many ways. To give you an idea of how it can help you, our dental team will be happy to list... Read more »

These Five Tips Can Keep Your Smile in Good Health

Dr. Gayle Fletcher and our team are committed to helping you enjoy long-lasting dental health. We offer these five dental health tips to improve your dental health and decrease your risk of tooth decay: 1. Eat healthy food. A healthy diet decreases your risk of tooth decay and boosts the... Read more »

Did You Know Dental Crowns Offer These Benefits?

Dental crowns are tooth-shaped caps that are commonly used to repair, strengthen, and protect teeth. They offer many benefits that you may not be aware of or may not have considered previously. Dr. Gayle Fletcher can use a dental crown to perform many tooth-saving procedures, including:  Covering a treated tooth:... Read more »

Water Flossing: First Steps

So you’ve purchased or received a water flosser, but you’re scared of using it. You’re used to flossing, and this new machine is the genesis of the robot uprising. Many of our patients actually prefer water flossing to traditional flossing, and though the adapting from traditional flossing can take some... Read more »

Halloween Reminders: Caring for your teeth

Along with the pumpkins, ghosts, and ghouls that will be around this holiday season, so too will there be plenty of sugary sweets and treats. With this in mind, it is important to make sure you take care of your teeth so they can survive the risks of oral ailments... Read more »

Teaching Your Children to Brush

By the time your children reach six years of age, they are probably ready to start brushing their teeth on their own. While you can let them brush, you should work with them to develop good brushing and flossing habits, and inspect their teeth to make sure that they have... Read more »