Saliva And Dental Health

Categories: Dental Health
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…

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

Categories: Dental Implants
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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…