How Oral Inflammation Affects Your Health

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Swollen and painful gums are symptoms of periodontal disease, an inflammatory gum disease. Swelling occurs from an auto-immune response of the body reacting to an infection. Infections are noticeable through pain, redness, and warmth. If the infection is left untreated, it can influence the bone near the teeth. The body’s immune system wants to rid…

Let That Winning Smile Shine

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Everyone in Waco wants a winning smile. But as we age, it can get harder and harder to keep your smile sparkling. Grappling with yellowed, discolored, stained, or even multi-colored teeth? Teeth whitening might be the answer. These irregularities are usually simple to fix. A Brighter, Whiter Smile The solid staff at Steven T. Cutbirth…

Avoid These 5 Smile Wreckers

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We hope today’s post will alert blog visitors to some harmful oral health threats. At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS, too often, we treat decay and damage caused by the following: 1. Sports Injuries Many parents send their kids out on the playing field with a mouthguard but fail to safeguard themselves when they participate in…

Royalty At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS

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When we crown one of our patients at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, the coronation is a celebration of a stronger smile. The necessity of a dental crown is usually readily apparent. Based on how much tooth is available to hold in a filling, sometimes a crown is necessary to add more support and…

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…

Restoring Teeth At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS

Tooth Restoration in Waco

At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, we use a variety of methods to restore damaged teeth. Most dental patients are familiar with fillings. Traditional fillings are also called direct restorations, because they are applied to the tooth and then shaped and polished in one visit. Another type of filling is called an ‘indirect restoration’ and…