Is Tooth Decay Contagious?

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This post from Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco is about dental health and  tooth decay. Your mouth has a thriving community of bacteria. There are from 200-300 types, but most don’t cause tooth decay. Bacteria that cause tooth decay are in the mutans streptococcus family. The bacteria mix with sugar to create a powerful…

Great Reasons to Floss Your Teeth

Three Great Reasons to Floss Your Teeth by Steven T. Cutbirth DDS

Flossing your teeth is just as important as brushing them, which is why we always remind our patients to floss at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco. We’re using this short blog post to review the best reasons to floss. Flossing and gum disease. Since dental floss gets into areas your toothbrush cannot reach, it…

Total Mouth Reconstruction Is Now A Reality

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“Restorative dentistry” is a term to describe the way damaged or missing teeth can be fixed or replaced. At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, our goal is always to improve your smile – in short, to maintain or restore your dental health. Restorative dentistry covers everything from filling cavities to dental implants. Filling a…

Extraction Is Not The End Game

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Have you had a tooth extracted? You may be left with a gap in your smile. Unsightly as that may be, there is  more than the issue of appearance. At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco we can address that with a dental implant. Problems With Extracted Teeth After a tooth is extracted, the bone…

Is It Growing In Your Mouth?

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Plaque is that filmy stuff that forms on teeth. Since it is caused by the breakdown of the foods we eat, plaque formation is a constant process. And that’s why we keep reminding our patients to brush and floss twice a day, at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco. The plaque process goes something like…

Floss Pick Facts For Waco

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At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, we urge all our patients to keep their teeth as clean as possible. But we know a lot of them want convenience. That’s why so many use floss picks instead of conventional dental floss. These little tools are quite handy. They usually have a handle that is pointed…

Wear A Crown In Waco

Wear A Crown In Waco

Dental crowns are among the restorative procedures we use at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco to restore and protect a tooth that has been damaged, or had dental work. Each crown is custom-made to fit the tooth it is for. This type of crown is sometimes called a “cap” because of the way they…