Category Archives: General Dentistry

Gum Disease Treatment Houston, TX

How Dr. Heather F. Fleschler Helps Patients Tackle Gum Disease

You’ve heard it from the dentist before—brush and floss your teeth after every meal and visit every six months. There’s a reason why your dentist encourages this. These oral health habits are the proper foundation for a healthy smile for life, and can help patients avoid damaging conditions such as dental decay and periodontal disease. […]


General Dentistry Houston, TX

What to Expect When You’re Expecting: The Dental Files

Congratulations, you’re expecting! We do not doubt that there are many more things at the forefront of your mind than your teeth right now. There are breathing techniques to learn and birthing plans to make and baby showers to attend. Where, in all of the excitement of expecting, can you be expected to even notice […]


Your Oral Health and Overall Health are Closely Connected

 As most people know, it’s important to brush and floss your teeth daily. In fact, it’s something your parents have probably told you every day since you were a little kid. They did that because they wanted you to have a healthy mouth with a beautiful smile. Recently, it’s become known just how important it […]


Top Three Culprits of Tooth Decay to Watch Out For This Summer

With summer upon us, it’s time for barbeques, swimming and lots of sunshine. However, summer can bring sugary drinks and snacks that can cause dental problems. Dr. Heather Fleschler has identified the top three culprits that have potential to cause tooth decay, and she wants to help protect your smile by sharing them with you. […]


Tips to Avoid Bad Oral Habits During Summer Vacation

School is out, and it’s time for summer vacation! However, that doesn’t just mean warm, long days filled with playground fun. It can also be a gateway to unhealthy habits. To help keep your smile healthy, and to help you avoid these common bad habits, Dr. Heather Fleschler has gathered some useful tips that can […]


The Importance of Professional Teeth Cleanings

Maintaining personal oral health hygiene is a great way to stave off gum disease and tooth decay. Additionally, it is highly important that you schedule regular teeth cleanings with Dr. Fleschler in Meyerland. Professional teeth cleanings supplement the work you do on your teeth at home and further promote good oral health. You should see […]


Sugar Free Drinks Cause Tooth Decay Too

It has long been known that consuming large quantities of sugar is bad for your teeth and can lead to the development of cavities. But there is growing evidence that sugar free drinks can be just as bad for your teeth as sugary drinks. According to a recent study conducted at the University of Melbourne, […]


What are the Stages of Gum Disease?

Gum inflammation, or gingivitis, is the early phase of gum disease. Bacteria, which are built up in plaque, causes inflammation of the gums and leads to irritation. Blood present during brushing is a likely early indicator of gingivitis. Although the gums are inflamed during the early stages of gingivitis, the damage is reversible. Left untreated, […]


Tips to Avoid Post-Halloween Cavities

I had my first pain free visit to a Dentist. Dr. Fleschler was extremely patient with me and attentive to my wish not to have pain. I listened to music while she worked with her equally as qualified assistant. This is one visit that I can say was very pleasant. – Hugh A.


3 Ways Yoga Benefits your Oral Health

September is National Yoga Month, and Dr. Fleschler would like to commemorate this occasion by providing you with some information about how yoga can be beneficial to your oral health. While most of us know that yoga is an effective way to improve balance, flexibility, and core strength, its oral health benefits aren’t talked about […]





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