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 gift recipients than gift […]

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 with diabetes have an increased risk […]

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 […]

Dr. Asia Boyd, DDS

Your Community Dental is privileged to have an incredible team of dentists and support staff dedicated to caring for our patients. One member of that team is Dr. Asia Boyd. Dr. Boyd received her B.S. with honors in health education from East Carolina University and earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of […]

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 drink tap water without […]

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 […]

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 information that might be […]

How Will New Healthcare Plans Affect Dental?

Healthcare, Healthcare, Healthcare. The talk of new plans are being discussed all around. When you turn on the TV the news probably has someone speaking about new healthcare plans and what is to come. At Your Community Dental, we know how big healthcare is and what a scare it can be waiting to hear what’s […]