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 »

Smile Therapy: Aging and Dental Health

  Monitoring oral health as you age is extremely important to ensure that you receive the necessary care to keep your teeth and gums going strong for the rest of your life. If you should have any issues with your oral health care, always be sure to visit your dentist... Read more »

Fluoride: The Ways it Can Aid in a Top-Notch Oral Health

Do you ever wonder why your dentist, Dr. Jeffery Carver, encourages you to expose your teeth to fluoride regularly? If so, our dental team will be happy to help you! Fluoride is a beneficial mineral that is found in many natural resources. It can also be found in toothpaste, professional... Read more »

Tips to Help You Feel Less Anxious at Your Next Dental Visit

Do you dread visiting the dentist for dental appointments of any kind? Many patients experience dental anxiety, but we want to help you feel less anxious at Quail Ridge Dental. If you struggle with dental anxiety, our dentist can help you determine if you need the following relaxation techniques: -... Read more »