2018 Holiday Gift Guide – Give The Gift of Dental Health! 2018 Holiday Gift Guide – Give The Gift of Dental Health!

Who is on your shopping list this holiday season? From friends and family to the  kindly neighbor who waters the plants while we’re away, the postal carrier to the favorite babysitter, the dog walker to the co-worker whose name you drew for Secret Santa you may feel like you have more... Read More

How Diabetes Impacts Your Oral Health How Diabetes Impacts Your Oral Health

November is American Diabetes Month, and Your Community Dental wants to help you ensure that your efforts to manage the condition include your oral health. According to the Office of Disease Prevent and Health Promotion (healthfinder.gov), one in 10 Americans — or more than 30 million people — have diabetes. People... Read More

How Halloween Treats Can Play Tricks on Your Teeth – Using Alternatives to Candy for Trick-or-Treating How Halloween Treats Can Play Tricks on Your Teeth – Using Alternatives to Candy for Trick-or-Treating

It seems that every major holiday has its candy, but perhaps none more so than Halloween. Whether your kids’ stash comes in a pillow sack or a pumpkin named Jack, candy isn’t the reason for the season. Go ahead and bone up on the history of trick-or-treating while and learn about... Read More

Dr. Asia Boyd, DDS Dr. Asia Boyd, DDS

Your Community Dental is privileged to have an incredible team of dentists and support staff dedicated to caring for our patients. One member of that team is Dr. Asia Boyd. Dr. Boyd received her B.S. with honors in health education from East Carolina University and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery... Read More

Is It Safe to Brush Your Teeth When a Boil Water Advisory is in Effect? Is It Safe to Brush Your Teeth When a Boil Water Advisory is in Effect?

Have you ever wondered whether it is safe to brush your teeth with untreated tap water when a “boil water advisory” has been put in place? A boil water advisory is a public health measure that suggests the possibility of bacterial contamination in the water system, making the water unsafe to... Read More

What You Need To Know About Opioids in Dentistry

Have you ever been afraid of going to the dentist? Whether your fear is based on prior bad experiences or the potential for pain, you’re not alone. However, many dental patients express a different fear regarding dental pain: potential addiction to prescribed opiates. Opioids a type of narcotic pain medication. They... Read More

How a Deep Cleaning from Scaling and Planing Can Improve Your Dental Health

Periodontitis, or gum disease, affects nearly half of all American adults. Fortunately, Your Community Dental has a two-step plan in place: scaling and root planing. Gum disease is the inflammation of the tissue around your gum that affects your teeth and the bones surrounding your teeth. “If you don’t brush and... Read More

Dental Care’s Past & Future Will Make You Appreciate Your Teeth

Healthy teeth are easy to take for granted, yet roughly 120 million people in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth, and more than 30 million Americans have no teeth at all. Good dentistry helps hide these facts. As much as 90 percent of the people who are lacking teeth... Read More

What Causes Drooling?

It’s a question we’ve all asked at one point or another. Sure, you never drool, but just in case you know a friend or family member who does, it’s worth knowing more about! Your Community Dental is here to cure your curiosity on the topic, with a few facts and some... Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Dental Crowns!

Your Community Dental is the place to go for all general and cosmetic dental work. Whether you are just looking for a routine dentist for your semi-annual dental exams or looking to have complex dental work done, Your Community Dental in Wilmington, North Carolina can help. We work with patients of... Read More