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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, […]


What is Bruxism and Why Should I Treat the Condition?

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.


What is a Smile Makeover?

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.


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.


Teeth Whitening Helps Create a Bright White Smile

Are you happy with the color of your teeth? There are many reasons your teeth might not be as bright as you would like. Your teeth might be stained from the inside, or they might contain surface stains caused by any number of factors. Regardless, our office is happy to provide you with a teeth […]


Oral Cancer Warning Signs

Oral cancer is a dangerous, and surprisingly common, type of cancer that kills one American every hour. Oral cancer is very treatable, but early detection is key. In fact, when caught early, the survival rate is almost 90 percent. However, if the cancer spreads before diagnosis, a patient only has a 60% chance of surviving […]


Is Sedation Dentistry Right for Me?

There are many reasons people avoid visiting the dentist, fear and anxiety among them. If you shudder just at the thought of going to the dentist, have a low pain threshold, have sensitive teeth or a bad gag reflex, or if you have a long or difficult procedure scheduled, then perhaps sedation dentistry is right […]


Why Do I Need to Treat My Sleep Apnea?

If you have been diagnosed with sleep apnea, it is important to treat it to avoid some serious health risks associated with the condition. Sleep apnea causes you to experience repeated interruptions in breathing while asleep. In order to resume breathing, your brain must rouse you from sleep. This cycle can occur hundreds of times […]


State Dept. Petitioned to Ask FDA to Phase out Mercury Dental Fillings

Several nonprofit groups, including the Clean Water Action Committee, Natural Resources Defense Council, and the Sierra Club’s National Toxics Committee have petitioned the State Department to take a proactive role in compelling the FDA to begin reducing the use of mercury amalgam dental fillings. This petition is in response to the FDA’s slow compliance with […]


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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