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 »

Replacing a Tooth With a Dental Implant

The unexpected has occured. Because of an injury, gum disease, or extensive decay, you lost a tooth. Losing a tooth is a big deal. A gap in your smile can make eating and speaking awkward and uncomfortable. The nearby teeth may begin to drift into the newly created space, messing... Read more »

Don’t Let Bad Breath Derail Your Holiday Plans

Do you struggle with bad breath that you worry about the affect your holiday plans and make you feel self-conscious about socializing with your loved ones? Many patients struggle with bad breath, resulting in a less-than-stellar holiday season, but the good news is that bad breath, otherwise known as halitosis,... Read more »

Protect Your Smile When You Play a Band Instrument

You probably don’t think about your teeth when you play your instrument. This can be dangerous and our dentist, Dr. Jeffery Carver, asks you to keep your smile in mind. If you’re not careful, the bacteria on your instrument, the pressure on your mouth from playing, and even the way... Read more »

Dental Health Advice for Diabetics

Diabetes increases your risk of dental issues, particularly dry mouth, oral thrush, and gum disease.You can avoid these issues if you follow these tips we’ve provided. First of all, it’s vital to keep track of your blood glucose levels. Take your medication or insulin shots as instructed and fill your... Read more »