Gayle Fletcher, DDS

Dr. Fletcher spent most of his childhood years overseas, where his father was stationed during a career in the U.S. Air Force. Returning to San Antonio, Texas, he graduated from Oliver Wendell Holmes High School. Upon graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and spent eight years serving his country. He spent three years aboard a nuclear powered submarine and was chosen to teach nuclear power plant operations.

Following his service in the Navy, Dr. Fletcher earned his D.D.S. from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1991. He went on to complete his residency in general dentistry. Dr. Fletcher then spent the next three years stationed in Europe as an officer in the U.S. Army. Dr. Fletcher is currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserves.

Dr. Fletcher is an avid student, continually striving for excellence through advanced dental education. He is a current member and chairman of the Academy of Bioesthetic Dentistry, Texas OBI Study Club, American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, American Orthodontic Society, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, and Brazos Valley Dental Society. He is a select member of fewer than 400 doctors worldwide to complete a three-year program in Occlusion (the bite) taught by the Foundation of Bioesthetic Dentistry. He also recently completed a two-year program in biologic orthodontics (Cabodent). This orthodontic process focuses on maintaining joint health while aligning the teeth and finishing the cases to the principles of Bioesthetic Dentistry. Dr. Fletcher is an instructor and cofounder of Dental Development Seminars, which provides instructions in oral surgery techniques. This course combines hands-on training in surgical tooth extractions with charitable missions in Guatemala and Costa Rica.

Dr. Fletcher is married. His wife, Angela, is his office manager. His daughter is a registered nurse by profession. She and her husband welcomed twins in to their family in June. His son proudly served in U.S. Navy as a corpsman, and is currently attending college. He and his wife are expecting Dr. Fletcher’s fifth grandchild.