Gum Disease And Tooth Loss

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Did you know that the most common cause of tooth loss among adults is gum disease? At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, the good news is that gum disease is easy to treat if it is detected in the early stages. Regular check-ups are critical, but there are warning signs for gum disease that…

Raise Your Dental IQ

Raise Your Dental IQ

Little things can raise your Dental IQ and benefit your smile. One simple lesson from Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco involves bacteria, and everyone’s mouth has a lot of it. But don’t worry, bacteria per se isn’t the problem. The critical thing is the balance of bacteria. This is where brushing and flossing come…

Root Canal vs Dental Implant

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In this post from Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, we are going to talk about root canals, tooth extraction, and dental implants. When a tooth’s nerve and pulp becomes infected, we make a judgment call: whether to try saving the tooth with root canal therapy, or extracting it. Sometimes patients think an extraction is…

Saliva And Dental Health

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Saliva And Waco

In  this blog post from Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco we examine saliva, and its role in your dental health. Don’t be squeamish! Saliva is mostly water. No surprise there. A small portion of it, though, is made up of enzymes, antibacterial substances, mucus, and minerals. The ideal pH balance of the mouth is…

Think You May Have A Cavity?

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To maintain good dental health, your teeth need a lot of good ol’-fashioned TLC. But even when we do our best, bacteria can sneak in and cause tooth decay. At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, we would be happy to take care of your dental issues. Few of us go through life without getting…

The Steven T. Cutbirth DDS Guide To Veneers

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It’s easy to see why so many of our patients at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco love porcelain veneers. Veneers can be used to address many flaws, and deliver brilliant results. If you would like to improve your smile with porcelain veneers, you want a trusted dentist with extensive experience performing this treatment. The…

What NOT To Do In A Dental Emergency

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It’s hard to keep your wits about you during any kind of emergency. That’s why it’s smart to know what to do beforehand. Calling us at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco is always a good bet. Let’s discuss what you should and shouldn’t do if you have a tooth-related emergency. Broken Tooth DON’T throw…