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 »

What to Do in the Case of Tooth Crown Pain

Are you experiencing discomfort around a new or old dental crown? There are some things you can do at home to alleviate this discomfort. However, you may ultimately need to visit Quail Ridge Dental so that Dr. Jeffery Carver can treat the tooth. What Causes Tooth Crown Pain? There are... Read more »

Treat Your Teeth Well

Sometimes in our every day, it is easy to get distracted and let our little habits slide out of place. Dental hygiene habits can easily go by the wayside during particularly busy times. The important thing is to get back on track as soon as possible. Here are some things... Read more »