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,…

Poor Oral Health And Heart Disease

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Attention dental patients of Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco TX: brushing your teeth twice daily may help decrease your risk of heart disease. Scientists, dentists, and cardiologists have known for many years that there is a link between inflammation in the mouth (gum disease) and heart problems. However, a recent study analyzed oral health…

Don’t Put Off Your Dental Exam

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No matter what age you are, dental exams are an important practice for keeping your smile healthy and beautiful! At Steven T. Cutbirth in Waco TX, we like to see you every six months for a cleaning and checkup. Knowledge is Power Dental exams are often put off because they can be seen as unnecessary.…