Teeth Whitening

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 […]

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 why your teeth become […]

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 is itching to try […]