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…

Great Reasons to Floss Your Teeth

Three Great Reasons to Floss Your Teeth by Steven T. Cutbirth DDS

Flossing your teeth is just as important as brushing them, which is why we always remind our patients to floss at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco. We’re using this short blog post to review the best reasons to floss. Flossing and gum disease. Since dental floss gets into areas your toothbrush cannot reach, it…

Total Mouth Reconstruction Is Now A Reality

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“Restorative dentistry” is a term to describe the way damaged or missing teeth can be fixed or replaced. At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, our goal is always to improve your smile – in short, to maintain or restore your dental health. Restorative dentistry covers everything from filling cavities to dental implants. Filling a…

Is It Growing In Your Mouth?

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Plaque is that filmy stuff that forms on teeth. Since it is caused by the breakdown of the foods we eat, plaque formation is a constant process. And that’s why we keep reminding our patients to brush and floss twice a day, at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco. The plaque process goes something like…

Floss Pick Facts For Waco

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At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, we urge all our patients to keep their teeth as clean as possible. But we know a lot of them want convenience. That’s why so many use floss picks instead of conventional dental floss. These little tools are quite handy. They usually have a handle that is pointed…

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,…