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 »

Do Water Flossers Work?

Do you wonder if water flossers work? If so, you have come to the right place! Here at Quail Ridge Dental in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, our team is happy to talk to you about water flossers, so you can get a better idea if they can work for you.... Read more »

A Small Dental Fracture in a Critical Location Might Need a Crown

If you grind your teeth at night without the protection of a dental guard or if you have a habit of using your teeth to open packaging, you are at increased risk of suffering a chip or dental fracture. If this occurs on a critical biting surface, the tooth might... Read more »

Think of Your Teeth When on Medications

Have you ever thought about your oral health needs when you take on medications? If so, you are not alone. Thousands of people neglect their oral health care when on medications, which often leads to oral health disasters. That is why, our team here at Quail Ridge Dental in Lake... Read more »