The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

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 »