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

The Alkaline Diet May Be The Secret Diet For Better Oral Health!

At Your Community Dental, we make it a point to stay up to date on all the hottest trends. Lately, there’s been some buzz about a new diet: an alkaline diet. An alkaline diet is essentially a diet that is low in acidic foods and high in alkaline foods. Alkaline foods... Read More

Know Your Family History: Some Oral Heath Disorders Are Genetic

You brush, you floss, you rinse your mouth with mouth wash, and you visit your dentist routinely but you still seem to have a number of things wrong with your oral health. Sometimes, no matter how good your oral hygiene is, oral health disorders can still happen. There are several genetic... Read More

The Chemistry Behind Teeth Staining

Sometimes it feels like you are simply born with a yellowed smile, while others are gifted with bright, pearly whites from the start. Have you considered that this might be somewhat true? While some teeth staining comes from genetics making you more susceptible, there is also a pretty complex science behind... Read More

Holiday Stress Can Do a Number On Your Teeth!

As we approach what is supposed to be the most wonderful time of the year, you may be finding that it also might be the most stressful time of the year. Between balancing the responsibilities of scheduling multiple holiday gatherings between friends and family, making travel plans, and finding the time... Read More

Your Community Dental Has A Lot To Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving!

Gobble, Gobble! The holiday of giving is here and it is time to celebrate. Here at Your Community Dental we cannot wait to spend quality time with people we love, eat a lot of yummy holiday foods, and watch some football. Like many Thanksgivings before and those to come, our office... Read More

Charcoal Toothpaste, Yes or No?

At Your Community Dental, we are up to date on the hottest dental trends. The latest craze we’ve seen has been about charcoal toothpaste, which boasts the ability to whiten your teeth. Popular with bloggers and social media figures, charcoal toothpaste is the latest fad going around the internet and everyone... Read More

How To Fix A Tooth Gap Without Braces

  Here at Your Community Dental, we understand the time and financial commitment that comes with getting braces. Braces are the most popular way to fix a tooth gap but we offer several other alternatives. A tooth gap, otherwise known as diastema, is very common in adults. The gap can be... Read More