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…

Do You Eat A Tooth-Healthy Diet?

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Maintaining healthy teeth is an important concern to us at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco. We want all of our patients to enjoy healthy teeth and gums. Keeping your teeth healthy requires thorough brushing and flossing, every single day. Regular cleanings and checkups are also necessary for preventing cavities and maintaining good dental health.…

What Can We Do For You?

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Not so long ago, your average dentist focused almost entirely on fixing problems like cavities or gingivitis. Not here! At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco we stress prevention: good dental health, and treating little problems before they get out of hand. A big part of this is seeing our patients for regular cleanings and…

Dental Questions? We Have Answers.

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At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, we strive for excellence in dentistry every day. Providing the best possible dental care goes beyond cleanings and exams. We like patients who ask a lot of questions, because that tells us they are taking a strong interest in their dental health. Frequently Asked Questions One of the…

Super Smiles Have Strong Enamel

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Did you know that enamel is the hardest substance in the body? It’s true! Found on the outer surface of your teeth, enamel is meant to last a lifetime, and with the help of regular checkups at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, it can. Enamel may be super strong, but you have to take…

Dental Checkup: How Often?

When is the last time you had a dental checkup? At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, we recommend you have one every six months. If you have a higher risk for oral diseases, we recommend every four months. Know The Risk Factors For Oral Problems Most people are in a medium-to-low risk category for…

Save Your Breath

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This post from Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco focuses on a problem experienced by many people, bad breath. Bad breath, or halitosis, has several causes. The most common is poor oral hygiene. Halitosis often happens in the middle of the day, due to an inability to brush between meals. Small food pieces on the…

Six 10-Second Healthy Tooth Helps

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It doesn’t have to take a lot of time to improve your oral hygiene. In fact, you can form a new, good habit in as little as ten seconds, with these suggestions from Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco. Find a better place for your toothbrush. Look around. In 10 seconds you can probably find…

Bad Breath Treatment

Bad Breath Treatment at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS

Do you worry that you have bad breath? At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco we help our patients with this unpleasant, annoying, and potentially embarrassing condition. If you have bad breath, the first thing to do is make sure you are cleaning your teeth, gums, and tongue thoroughly. This does not mean you should…