Posts by Heather Fleschler:
How to deal with dry mouth
It is not uncommon for people to experience dry mouth on a temporary basis. It may be due to stress or a more physical issue where saliva is not produced enough to keep the mouth moist. Patients who have dry mouth, or xerostomia, may experience: Dryness and stickiness in the mouth and throat Difficulty swallowing […]
- Posted on: Jun 15 2020
How Invisalign can change your smile
Houston, TX area patients come to Dr. Heather F. Fleschler to discuss ways in which they can enhance their smiles. One of the most commonly requested treatments is that of Invisalign orthodontics, which is used to reposition the teeth of the dental arch into proper alignment. What is Invisalign? Dr. Heather F. Fleschler of Houston, […]
- Posted on: May 15 2020
How can a dentist help with obstructive sleep apnea?
Patients in Houston, TX who have been diagnosed by their primary doctor with obstructive sleep apnea are welcome to book a visit with Dr. Heather F. Fleschler and her dental team. While most patients don’t think about seeing their dentist for a sleep disorder, obstructive sleep apnea can be addressed with the use of an […]
- Posted on: Apr 15 2020
Why is compliance with Invisalign treatment important?
Invisalign has grown dramatically in popularity over the last few years. Many patients are proper candidates for this treatment, commonly used to address misaligned teeth, poor bite alignment, and gaps between the teeth. Invisalign is an alternative to orthodontics in that it eliminates the need for metal brackets and wires and instead uses clear plastic […]
- Posted on: Feb 14 2020
What is the process of obtaining dental crowns and other porcelain restorations?
Restorative dentistry is a specialized field of dental work where professionals can repair and restore the smile. This includes addressing imperfections and problems that exist and affect the natural teeth. When patients in the area of Houston, TX are faced with broken teeth, they may be a wonderful candidate for a restoration such as a […]
- Posted on: Jan 15 2020
Seven habits that can impact the health of your smile
Do you want a healthier, more beautiful smile? Did you know that there are things that you do every day that can ruin your chances of maintaining oral health and wellness? Along with brushing and flossing after every meal, there are many things you may be doing that can impact your teeth and gums. Below […]
- Posted on: Dec 15 2019
What Causes the Teeth to Become Stained and Discolored?
Dr. Heather F. Fleschler hears from many of her patients about the need for a brighter smile. In fact, professional brightening has grown tremendously in popularity because it is safe, easy, and affordable. Patients can improve their self-confidence quickly and easily with our teeth whitening options. However, many patients also want to know how to […]
- Posted on: Nov 15 2019
The Importance of Oral Cancer Screenings with a Dentist
Patients who visit their dentist every six months for an evaluation are at an advantage. Not only do they have the chance to undergo a cleaning and examination with a trained professional, but they also have the ability to screen for oral cancer on a regular basis. Routine oral cancer screenings are offered to patients […]
- Posted on: Oct 15 2019
When Is It Time to Consider Dental Implants?
When considering tooth replacement options, many patients in Houston, TX learn early about the benefits of dental implants. These are one of the most effective tooth replacement options for patients available today. However, some patients may not be in a situation when first faced with tooth loss to move forward with the placement of dental […]
- Posted on: Sep 15 2019
The Many Ways in Which a Dentist Can Utilize Composite Resin Bonding
At the practice of Dr. Heather F. Fleschler, patients in the Houston, TX community have access to a wide range of aesthetic dentistry solutions. When the smile is imperfect, and patients need treatment, many turn to their dentist to ask about fast, affordable, and natural-looking restorations. Many patients may desire repair with composite resin bonding. […]
- Posted on: Aug 15 2019