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 […]

What are the Best Cosmetic Dentistry Solutions to Fix Crooked Front Teeth?

If you would like to improve the appearance of crooked front teeth, you have several options available to you. The right option for you will depend on your desired outcome as well as the amount of time and money you’re willing to invest in a straight, beautiful smile. During your initial consultation, Dr. Heather Fleschler […]

What Are the most Common Sleep Apnea Treatment Options?

Sleep apnea is a serious condition affecting millions of Americans. It occurs when your airway becomes blocked while you sleep, preventing you from breathing properly. In order to resume normal breathing, your brain must wake you up. This cycle can occur hundreds of times a night without you even realizing. Most people only become aware […]

Why Should I Choose New You Dentures to Replace Missing Teeth?

The dangers associated with failing to replace missing teeth are widely known. You run the risk of additional bone and tooth loss, you may develop a sunken facial appearance that makes you look older than you are, and actions such as eating and speaking will become much more difficult. For decades, dentures have been one […]

Why Do I Need to Treat My Snoring Problem?

Snoring is a common issue impacting many Americans. While it can be a source of embarrassment and a nuisance to your bed partner, there are also several important health-related reasons to treat the problem. Snoring is often a sign that you suffer from a dangerous condition called sleep apnea. Sleep apnea occurs when the soft […]

Treatment Options for Chronic Headaches

Do you suffer from migraine headaches? Have you been unsuccessful in finding a treatment that relieves the pain? In recognition of National Headache Awareness Week, June 6-12, we would like to bring attention to a possible migraine cause, TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorder. TMJ is a disorder affecting the jaw joint. If your jaw is […]

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