• The Importance of Regular Dental Checkups
    When was the last time you paid the doctor a visit? If you're like many people, chances are it was more than six months ago. We hear the reasons why Read more
  • Just What Is Plaque?
    From the time you were small, you’ve been warned about the dangers of plaque. Why? Because: It’s an unappealing film that sticks to your teeth It causes cavities It causes gum disease And really, Read more
  • Tell us about your summer!
    The dog days of summer are upon us, and what better time for the doctor and our team to ask our patients about their summer! Whether you visited our nation’s capital, Read more
  • Easing the Teething Blues
    Every moment of your baby’s first year of life is precious, since every day your child grows a little, develops new skills, and discovers new things. Most of it is Read more
  • Do you suffer from sleep apnea?
    At Fred Grapel, we know our patients love a good amount of rest each night in order to be energized for the day and week ahead. After all, without enough Read more
  • When Is a “Cavity” Not a Cavity?
    Is this a trick question? After all, you probably already know quite a lot about cavities: It all begins when bacteria-filled plaque sticks to teeth and starts to attack enamel. How? Because Read more
  • June is National Smile Month: Show off your smile!
    The community health awareness group Oral Health America has reported that 82 percent of adults are unaware of the role that infectious bacteria can play in tooth decay or cavities, Read more
  • Love your new smile? Tell us about it!
    At Fred Grapel, we have been creating beautiful smiles for years. Whether you have visited the doctor and our team for a week or for your entire life, we would Read more
  • What happens if I don’t have my wisdom teeth removed?
    One of the things the doctor and our team at Fred Grapel monitor during your dental appointments is the growth of your wisdom teeth, or third molars. Third molars generally Read more
  • Is it possible to over brush?
    Our team at Fred Grapel will tell you brushing on a regular basis is critical for a healthy mouth, but you can definitely overdo a good thing. Known as “toothbrush Read more
  • The Best DH in Baseball
    Oh, wait—did you think we meant Designated Hitter? Oh, no, we’re not getting into that debate! What we want to talk about is the best Dental Habits you can practice Read more
  • Are you at risk for tooth erosion?
    Many people consume carbonated or sugary drinks and acidic foods every day but have no idea those beverages may be harming their teeth, making them vulnerable to tooth erosion. The Read more
  • Brushing Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making
    It’s great that you’re enthusiastic about your dental health! Here are some tips from the doctor and our team to make sure you are getting the most out of your Read more
  • Earth Day
    The idea for Earth Day was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. He envisioned an Earth Day that would be a kind of environmental teach-in. The first Read more
  • How much calcium does my child need?
    When you were a kid, your parents may have told you to drink milk to build strong bones and grow tall and strong. Now that you have children of your Read more
  • Oral Cancer Awareness Month
    Happy Oral Cancer Awareness Month! We know oral cancer can be kind of a scary topic, but it’s worth using this opportunity to learn about the disease and spread knowledge Read more

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Hours of Operation

Emergency Dental Treatment is Always Available

Monday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-6:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

  • "Dr. Grapel is pleasant, painless, patient. But most of all his work is great and without pain.

    I would heartily recommend him to anyone."
    Sari H.
  • "As always over the years, the office is run with complete respect for the patient. Completely on schedule and now in complete compliance with COVID requirements. Despite the safety precautions, the entire team was upbeat and welcoming, as well as skilled and efficient"
    Charles P.
  • "simply THE best dentist with superb staff; I recommend Fred Grapel to everyone"
    Kathryn K.
  • "Pleasant, friendly staff. All appear to be very professional and very competent"
    Theodore F.
  • "Everyone was so nice and very communicative. My teeth have never felt cleaner."
    Stephanie N.