The Gift Of Oral Health

The Gift Of Oral Health In Waco

Sometimes our patients wonder why, with all the developments in dentistry, we still send you home with a complimentary toothbrush and roll of floss after a checkup at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco. It’s true, they do seem a little old-fashioned in our high-tech world. But don’t let their simplicity fool you! These tools are…

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…

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…

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…

The Future Of Tooth Decay In Waco

The Future Of Tooth Decay In Waco

Tooth decay is the single most common dental issue there is. Unlike a cut on your finger, a cavity will not heal itself. In a worst case scenario, an untreated cavity can lead to future problems, up to and including tooth loss. That’s why we stress regular brushing and flossing to all of our patients,…