Dental Fillings

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 in dental emergencies or […]

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 erupt until patients are […]

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, but consider finding an […]

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 some healthier alternatives you […]

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 floss teeth daily, food […]

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 to survive overcrowded shopping […]

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 between any two teeth […]

How Dental Insurance Works at Your Community Dental!

Dental Insurance is a hot topic at Your Community Dental. We always make the effort to accommodate and work with our patients and we currently accept most major insurance plans. To better service you, we want to provide our patients with further information on how dental insurance works at Your Community Dental and what you […]

Best and Worst Foods to Eat this Summer

Summer is here and yummy treats are all around! But how do these beachside snacks affect your teeth? Your Community Dental, in Wilmington, North Carolina has some tips and tricks to enjoying summer treats that will help you keep your smile shining with your pearly whites! We brush and floss and even visit the dentist […]

Fillings Have Improved Over the Last 13,000 Years!

Fillings have been around for up to 13,000 years. Recently, Archaeologist discovered a 13,000-year-old skeleton with fillings. This the earliest detection of tooth fillings. But once you see those filling you will be glad that they have improved over the years.   Your Community Dental in Wilmington, North Carolina is way ahead of their time […]