We accept most PPO Insurance, Medicaid, and CHIP
We accept most PPO Insurance, Medicaid, and CHIP
At Quail Valley Family Dental our patients are also our family. New patients and walk-ins are always welcome.
We design a treatment plan that is custom designed to meet your needs.
Dr. McAfee uses patient centered techniques that ensure the best results.
We regularly attend school functions, community events and health fairs promoting dental health. Invite us to your next event.
We develop a maintenance program to protect your investment in your smile.
Dr. McAfee was first drawn to dentistry after listening to a guest lecturer in college who stated, “What I like most about being a dentist is I can always help my patients. If their tooth hurts, I fix it.” It was at that moment, Dr. McAfee decided that she was going to pursue a career helping others, serving her community and “fixing” teeth. Dr. McAfee went on to complete her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University and her Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Texas Houston Dental Branch.
Passionate about rendering the best service possible to all of her patients, Dr. McAfee does not just rely on her 10+ years of experience in the industry. She makes it a point to regularly attend continuing education courses to stay abreast of all the cutting edge techniques and innovations in order to provide her patients with the most comprehensive care possible.
In addition to juggling her career in dentistry, Dr. McAfee is the proud wife of Bernard McAfee III and together they share three beautiful children, Chloe, Lailah, and Bernard McAfee IV.
Genine Broussard-Mathis is a Missouri City native who developed a passion for dentistry in 2007 while working as a volunteer. In 2008, she decided to attend the Texas School of Business and became a Registered Dental Assistant. Since then she has worked in the private sector assisting in the treatment of patients from a variety of backgrounds.
Genine is married to James Mathis and has three children; a set of twin girls, Arriette and Arrielle, who enjoy singing and dancing. Gerrard (her son) plays the trombone for the Dulle High School Viking Band
We want to first spend time getting to know you as a member of our family
We want to make sure you have a clear understanding about your diagnosis
Now that we've gotten to know you and have an understanding about your diagnosis, we want to develop a treatment custom designed to meet you and your family's needs
Our patient centered techniques ensure the best results
We develop a customized maintenance program to protect your family's investment in your smile
Wisdom teeth are the third and last molars on each side of the upper and lower jaws. They are also the final teeth to erupt; they usually appear when a person is in their late teens or early twenties.
Wisdom teeth that only partially emerge or come in crooked can also lead to painful crowding and disease. Because teeth removed before age 20 have less developed roots and fewer complications, the American Dental Association recommends that people between 16 and 19 have their wisdom teeth evaluated to see if they need to be removed.
If the wisdom teeth are impacted and embedded in the bone, Dr. McAfee will put an incision into the gums and remove the tooth or teeth in sections in order to minimize the amount of bone being removed.
After surgery, swelling and tenderness in the face and neck are common, as is bruising. Ice packs and pain medications prescribed by the dentist or oral surgeon should help ease the pain.
Gum disease is an inflammation of the gum line that can progress to affect the bone that surrounds and supports your teeth. The three stages of gum disease — from least to most severe — are gingivitis, periodontitis and advanced periodontitis.
Signs & Symptoms
Gum disease can be painless, so it is important to be aware of any of the following symptoms:
• Swollen, red, tender or bleeding gums
• Gums that recede or move away from the tooth
• Persistent bad breath or bad taste in mouth
• Loose teeth
• Visible pus surrounding the teeth and gums
What Is a Deep Cleaning?
During a regular dental cleaning (sometimes called scaling), the dental hygienist or Dr. McAfee removes plaque and tartar from your teeth above and below the gumline. Deep cleaning involves the same removal of tartar and plaque at and below the gumline as well as careful cleaning of the roots' surfaces (called root planing).
If Dr. McAfee thinks good oral care at home isn't enough to manage your mild case of gum disease (called gingivitis), she might recommend a deep cleaning. It is almost always the first line of treatment for the more advanced form of gum disease, called periodontitis. Deep cleanings help patients avoid more drastic treatments for gum disease, which if left untreated could possibly lead to tooth loss.
You may experience soreness, tooth sensitivity or bleeding for a few days after scaling and root planing. Don't hesitate to see Dr. McAfee for a follow-up appointment to check how well your gums are healing and the depth of periodontal pockets.
To prevent the need for another deep cleaning, follow the basic steps to prevent gum disease: Brush your teeth twice a day with a toothbrush and an antimicrobial toothpaste, which targets many bacteria not just those sitting directly on your teeth, and floss once daily. Also, be sure to eat a balanced diet, avoid tobacco and receive regular dental cleanings as recommended by Dr. McAfee.
Teeth replacements have come a long way in the last 30 years. Missing or extracted teeth raise common concerns of infection, but the proper replacement is the key to a confident smile. Today, however, the questions you need to ask Dr. McAfee are a bit different: What's the difference between a dental bridge vs. implant? Which treatment option is right for me? Very often the dental implant is ideal, but numerous factors will need to be considered first, including if your tooth loss is recent or happened years ago.
Practical Reasons for Both
In the past, a bridge was your only choice, and still involves more than just the missing tooth. The adjacent teeth need to be "prepped" by removing most of the enamel in order to fabricate the bridge. With dental implants, however, Dr. McAfee will just replace the individual tooth for a result that is stronger and permanent. Nonetheless, a dental bridge may be your best option if the neighboring teeth have large fillings and need crowns or caps in the future. And if the tooth or teeth have been lost for a long time, the gum and bone will have receded and procedures beyond the implant are required before placement. The advantages and disadvantages to both procedures can ultimately be discussed with Dr. McAfee.
Went there on my 1 hour lunch break, I had an extraction done. I had 45 min left to eat. It was quick! Love them! You must go here!
I am a loyal customer of 5 years! Dr. McAfee and her staff remove any anxiety and stress you have about dental work. The family like atmosphere is another perk!
Had a lot of bad experiences in the past so had a lot of anxiety. Everyone made it a much easier experience even though I was nervous. Was much more relaxing than I thought going to the dentist could be.