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Why Aren’t Teeth Always Straight?

The benefits of having straight teeth are many. Studies indicate that people with straight teeth are seen as more successful, intelligent, and likely to get dates than people with crooked teeth. So what makes teeth grow in crooked so often? The Soft Foods Theory and…

Night Guards For Teeth Grinding

Have you ever woken up with a sore jaw, tooth pain, or a headache? These are common symptoms of sleep bruxism, or teeth-grinding. The American Dental Association estimates that 10-15 percent of adults struggle with sleep bruxism, and children can experience it too. Because it…

Join Source Dental for Invisalign Day!

Are you looking to straighten your teeth? Mark your calendars for November 29, 2022, as the team at Source Dental will be celebrating Invisalign Day! Continue reading for more information about how these aligners can help your smile. Furthermore, keep reading to learn about the…

Root Canal Myths: Busted

Have you ever heard someone begin a sentence “I’d rather have a root canal than…”? The negative portrayal of root canal treatment in our culture isn’t just a cliché; it’s a myth! That’s why we’re using this post to knock down some of the most…

Thinking About Whitening Your Smile?

So, you want to whiten your teeth. You’re not alone! In fact, when the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry asked what people would most like to improve about their smile, the most common response was whiter teeth. There Are Several Teeth Whitening Options With so…

Braces Aren’t Just for Teenagers

Anyone out of their teens might think they missed their chance for straight teeth, but that’s not true! Modern orthodontic treatment is for adults too. While it’s true that our teeth can be guided into place more easily when we are younger, they will still respond…

What are Dental Implants?

Are you missing one or more teeth? The dentists at Source Dental recommend dental implants that can help improve your appearance, oral function, and health! Are you interested in learning more about dental implants? Continue reading to find out about this tooth replacement treatment. What…

Do Your Friends Know These 6 Mouth Facts?

If you’re short on fun topics of conversation for your next party, might we interest you in some weird mouth trivia? We’re sure you’ll be able to impress your friends. 1. The Bumps on Newly Erupted Adult Teeth Have a Name You might remember what…

Diabetes and Our Teeth

Diabetes, whether Type 1, 2, or even gestational, makes it more difficult to maintain good dental health. There is a reciprocal relationship between oral health and diabetes, meaning that it’s harder to keep your teeth and gums healthy if you aren’t carefully managing the diabetes, but…

Choosing the Best Toothbrush

Centuries ago, people didn’t have many options for how to keep their teeth clean. Some cultures used chewing sticks and early toothbrushes had bristles made of horse hair. These days, we have a wide range of options for what tools to use for cleaning our…

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