The Power of a Bright, Shiny Smile The Power of a Bright, Shiny Smile

Whether it’s an interview or a first date, it’s the smile that usually gets noticed first. Because it says so much about you, it’s hard not to look for the smile—or the lack thereof—first. A smile can be inviting, sweet, curious; it can remind us of someone special, or even make... Read More

Your Community Dental Looks at What High-Protein Diets are Doing to Your Teeth Your Community Dental Looks at What High-Protein Diets are Doing to Your Teeth

Thinking about your summer body and looking at the possibility of a high-protein, low-carb diet as a strategy to get you that physique back? You might want to think twice, or at least plan to be moderate about your enthusiasm for such a diet! High protein consumption can have negative impacts... Read More

Your Community Dental’s Commitment to Ethics Your Community Dental’s Commitment to Ethics

We at Your Community Dental are strongly committed to the ethical treatment of both our staff and patients. We live, breath, eat, and sleep according to our principles, as they are much more than a mantra to us. Our commitment to ethics can be seen each day you are in our... Read More

Common Dental Issues & Solutions by Your Community Dental Common Dental Issues & Solutions by Your Community Dental

Dental problems are never any fun, but being able to identify what they are, and what you need to do about them is not difficult! We’ll cover the warning signs of common dental problems, what you should do in these cases, and potential remedies for when you need to react quickly... Read More

What’s With Wisdom Teeth? What’s With Wisdom Teeth?

What’s the point of wisdom teeth if so many people must have them removed? We get this question a lot at Your Community Dental. Indeed, it seems a cruel trick that these molars are able to cause so many problems. As is often the case, wisdom teeth, which tend not to... Read More

Ouch! What To Do About Sensitive Teeth Ouch! What To Do About Sensitive Teeth

If you’re someone who experiences sensitive teeth, you may be afraid of sugary foods and drinks, cold beverages, or cold weather. We’ve got some tips for helping you manage the pain that comes from sensitive teeth.  Old Habits Pie Hard Your grandmother may make the best pecan pie in the world,... Read More

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

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