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 »

Helpful Facts About Dental Crowns

What is a dental crown? A dental crown is a tooth-shaped covering that is placed over a tooth to protect it and to restore its strength, shape, and size. When a dental crown is placed, it will cover the entire visible portion of the tooth. Do I need a dental... Read more »

Preparing Your Smile for Mouthwash

Even though mouthwash is easy to use and readily available at most shopping stores, the quest to find your ideal mouthwash can be a difficult one. To avoid getting lost in transition or sidetracked with other benefits, be sure to stick to mouthwash products that enhance oral health first, and... Read more »

Dentures: FAQ

Getting dentures for the first time can be a big adjustment. When Dr. Jeffery Carver suggests dentures in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, it is to restore the beauty and functionality of your smile. However, they take some getting used to. In order to prepare you for this change, here are... Read more »

Tips on Sugar-Free Gum

Did you know, gum can help you prevent cavities and keep your smile fresh? Well, it’s true! Dr. Jeffery Carver at Quail Ridge Dental in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, and our entire team is excited to help you keep your smile as healthy as possible, which is why we are... Read more »

A Chipped Dental Bridge Needs Timely Treatment

Our dentist will often use a dental bridge to restore a lost or extracted tooth. This type of dental work includes an artificial tooth with an open dental crown secured on each end. It is cemented onto abutments prepared from the healthy core structures of the two teeth neighboring the... Read more »

Identifying the Cause of Tooth Sensitivity to Determine the Best Treatment Method

Tooth sensitivity discomfort can certainly limit your food and beverages choices, as well as your overall enjoyment of life. You might find some relief from a toothpaste formulated with potassium nitrate. However, this might only mask the symptoms of a more serious dental problem. If you’ve been experiencing tooth sensitivity... Read more »

Toothaches Need to Be Treated by a Dentist

There are several different things that can distress the pulp, root, or nerve of a tooth. More significant instances can cause discomfort and pressure in the gums or even toothaches. While you might be able to find some temporary relief from a topical oral analgesic, you should still seek the... Read more »