General Dentistry

Palo Alto General Dentistry

A Holistic Approach to Dental Care

Caring for your oral health also offers benefits for your general health, as poor oral health has been linked to serious health problems. At Phillip Fletcher DDS, we take a holistic approach with preventative care and general dentistry in Palo Alto to keep your teeth and gums healthy and reduce the risk of developing serious dental health problems.

Please contact our office today at (650) 456-7872 for quality general dentistry in Palo Alto. For more information, refer to our helpful FAQ page.

How Often Should I Visit The Dentist?

We recommend visiting the dentist for a professional cleaning and examination at least twice a year. Preventative dentistry is an essential part of maintaining good oral hygiene.

Detailed Exams for New Patients

We provide detailed new patient exams that look at every aspect of your oral health. We gather a lot of information and records in our detailed examinations to get a clear picture of your overall oral health. Based on the results of the exam, we can recommend services for general dentistry in Palo Alto that are most suited to preserving and restoring your oral health.

Regular dental visits are recommended, so we can monitor your oral health, look for signs of tooth decay, gum disease, oral cancer, and other oral health problems. This allows us to detect problems early when they are easier to treat and prevents further tooth decay or damage.

Services in General Dentistry

We believe that prevention and minimal intervention are in the best interests of the patient. We start with thorough exams to assess your overall oral health and offer treatments to help prevent oral health problems and correct issues that may arise.

We help preserve and restore dental health with:

  • Professional Dental Cleanings – Regular cleanings reduce plaque and tartar buildup to prevent cavities, tooth decay, and gum disease
  • Dental Exams – Comprehensive visual exams and x-rays to detect oral health problems
  • Preventative Treatments – Fluoride treatments and sealants help protect your teeth from decay
  • Restorative Procedures – Decayed, damaged, or missing teeth can be restored with tooth-colored fillings, dentures, bridges, crowns, and other restorations
  • Cosmetic Procedures – Improve your smile with teeth whitening, bonding, porcelain veneers, and more

Based on what is found during your examination, we will make recommendations for treatment, and we always treat our patients how we want to be treated. We take the time to explain the options and provide the information you need to make the best decision for your oral health care. We always recommend the most effective treatments but do not pressure our patients.

If you are looking for a dentist to provide quality care for all your oral health needs, please call (650) 456-7872 to arrange an appointment for Palo Alto general dentistry.

Patient Testimonials

Opinions That Matter the Most
  • I Felt Completely Safe

    “I felt completely safe in the environment of Dr. Fletcher‘s dental office. These guys are professional in every way and very friendly individuals.”

    - Joanna H.
  • You Are the Priority

    “Happy welcoming staff, it’s a pleasure to be in a place where everyone works as a well-coordinated team. You really feel like you’re part of a great operation where you are the priority. I love this place and have been coming here for years.”

    - Wendell S.
  • Completely Pain Free

    “They kept me informed ‘step by step’ of the whole procedure, with what to expect and what they were doing in real-time. While the whole procedure was completely pain-free, Dr. Fletcher regularly checked-in with me regarding my comfort level.”

    - Simon B.

Why Choose Phillip Fletcher DDS?

  • Holistic Dental Solutions

    Our comprehensive exams allow us to monitor all aspects of your oral health. Our ultimate goal is to preserve your healthy smile.

  • Data-Driven Approach


    Our dental experts gather baseline data about each patient. This helps us monitor improvements or make recommendations to prevent dental problems.


  • Highly Trained Team

    We value education, therefore our team has gone above and beyond by receiving extra training, in order to handle all dental needs.

  • Patient-Focused Treatments

    Our smile specialists will create unique treatment plans that are focused on prevention and minimal intervention