Periodontal Treatment

Understanding the Importance of Healthy Gums

When people think about oral health, they typically tend to focus on their teeth. And why wouldn’t they? After all, society tells us that having white, straight teeth equals a beautiful smile and, in turn, a healthy mouth. And while it’s true that taking care of your teeth is an important component in the quest […]

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 (, one in 10 Americans — or more than 30 million people — have diabetes. People with diabetes have an increased risk […]

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 […]

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 wear dentures, according to […]