Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Do I Need Scaling and Planing?

There are a lot of different things you can do to your teeth to help them stay in great shape. Brushing, flossing, and mouthwash use are the most effective things to do at home. You may wonder why you need to visit a dentist so regularly for different procedures then,... Read more »

The Time to Floss

Do you know how often to floss? Or do you know when the last time you flossed was? If you’re like most people, it’s probably a lot longer ago than it should’ve been. However, flossing is something you can’t afford to get lazy about. A lot of the problem with... Read more »

Choose a Dental Bridge to Restore a Missing Tooth

Are you missing one or more teeth? Are the gaps in your smile making things like chewing and speaking difficult? To restore the beauty and functionality of your smile, our dentist may recommend a dental bridge. What is a dental bridge? A dental bridge consists of two crowns with a... Read more »

Complete vs. Partial Dentures

You can have a beautiful smile at any age whether your teeth are natural or not. Our team at Quail Ridge Dental is happy to make beautiful smiles more achievable with dentures. You can receive one of two different types of dentures to provide a complete smile if you are... Read more »

Sugar is the Enemy of Your Teeth

Cavities are drastically reduced when a person's diet consists of fewer sugars and simple carbohydrates. This is because the bacteria in your mouth increases exponentially as it feeds upon these things, so cutting back sugar stops the growth of dental decay. In 2015, a recommendation by the FDA (Food and... Read more »

Find the Answers to Questions About Dental Veneers Here

Dental veneers are a great dental treatment that can help you and your smile in a myriad of ways. If you’re interested in this treatment but you have questions, our dentist, Dr. Jeffery Carver, is more than happy to help you. The more you know about the treatment, the better... Read more »

Habits That Can Hurt Your Teeth

Did you know that some habits you may have can actually hurt your teeth? Not only could some of them lead to a cracked tooth, but some could even harm your jaw. At some point in our lives, we have likely all been guilty of doing one or more of... Read more »