The Steven T. Cutbirth DDS Guide To Preventing Gum Disease

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Hearing that you have gingivitis (gum disease) can be upsetting. Here at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, Texas, we are committed to educating and assisting patients in preventing gum disease. If you discover that you already have gum disease, don’t despair. We can help.

Symptoms of Gum Disease
Bleeding gums
Swollen, tender gums
Receding gums
Bad breath that won’t go away
Loose adult teeth
Sensitive teeth

Whether you are just being diagnosed, working to undo problems of the past, or trying to prevent gum disease for the future, Dr. Steven Cutbirth has s.

Steps for Healing or Preventing Gum Disease

Brush at least two times a day—morning and night
Brush with fluoride toothpaste
Floss at least once a day
Visit your dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings
Use a fluoride rinse before brushing
Avoid between-meal snacking
Stay away from tobacco products

Solutions for Correcting Serious Gum Disease

Root planing

Dr. Cutbirth knows gum disease can sneak up on you. Regular check-ups and dedicated oral hygiene is vital for preventing the pain and health issues linked to periodontal disease. Gum disease can be successfully treated, but avoiding it is clearly best.

Dr. Cutbirth is equipped with the education and experience to care for the full gamut of Waco patients’ dental needs including cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry.


Contact Steven T. Cutbirth DDS:


Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

1613 Lake Success Dr
Waco, Texas


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