Saving Your Smile With a Dental Implant

Dental implants can fix broken smiles by replacing teeth and strengthening jawlines. If you suffered an accident that left your smile damaged or you have missing teeth, dental implants can do wonders for you. If you would like to speak with our dentists at Patient-First Dental Care, we are here... Read more »

Dental Hygiene: Flossing

Dr. Gayle Fletcher and our team encourage each of our patients to brush and floss diligently every day. Individuals should brush their teeth at least twice a day and floss once a day. Unfortunately, there are many people who leave flossing out of their dental hygiene routine. Others do not... Read more »

Teeth Protected by Dental Sealants Still Need Care and Cleaning

The dental sealants applied to your child’s molars and premolars by your Patient-First Dental Care dentist are essentially a thin film of durable plastic resin that serves as a barrier to prevent the bacteria from exploiting stuck-on plaque and food particles. This effectively prevents cavities on the biting surface of... Read more »

Dental Sealants Serve as Cavity Prevention for Back Teeth

Your child’s permanent teeth, will need to serve them for the rest of their lives. Molars and premolars are some of the last teeth to emerge. When they do, it’s quite common for there to be deep pits, fissure and textured areas on the biting surface. Sometimes these areas can... Read more »

5 Reasons Why You Might Benefit from Orthodontics

Our team at Patient-First Dental Care is happy to offer orthodontics for our patients in Willis, Texas, who need help with their smile. Some patients use braces to fix cosmetic issues with their pearly whites, others benefit from the medical fixes. Conditions which might cause you to need orthodontic care can... Read more »

Preventive Pediatric Dentistry

At Patient-First Dental Care, we love working with patients of all ages. This includes children. And since children are the future, we believe in giving them the healthiest start possible. This involves not only providing excellent routine care, but providing a range of preventive treatments. The best way to solve... Read more »

Can Good Oral Hygiene Improve Your Diabetes?

Almost 10% of Americans live with diabetes, and millions don’t even know they have it. If you or someone you love has diabetes, you know how much it can affect other aspects of a person’s life. The same goes for oral health. Left unchecked, it can cause serious problems. But... Read more »

Insights on Periodontitis

Gum disease is an infection of the gum tissue primarily caused by a buildup of tartar at the gum line. Gingivitis is the first stage of gum disease. This involves gums that bleed easily during brushing and flossing, as well as red and inflamed gum tissues. Some people with gingivitis... Read more »

Brushing Your Teeth at Night

You understand that you should brush your teeth to keep your teeth clean. You’ve probably know that most people brush their teeth before they go to bed—but do you understand why this is so important? Or how some people don’t necessarily brush their teeth as well as they could? One... Read more »

Tips for Taking Care of Braces

Your braces represent a serious investment in improving the cosmetic appearance and function of your mouth. Making thoughtful choices and avoiding certain foods will go a long way toward minimizing the amount of time you will need to wear braces. If something in your braces breaks or comes loose, it... Read more »