Root Canal vs Dental Implant

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In this post from Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, we are going to talk about root canals, tooth extraction, and dental implants. When a tooth’s nerve and pulp becomes infected, we make a judgment call: whether to try saving the tooth with root canal therapy, or extracting it. Sometimes patients think an extraction is…

Extraction Is Not The End Game

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Have you had a tooth extracted? You may be left with a gap in your smile. Unsightly as that may be, there is  more than the issue of appearance. At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco we can address that with a dental implant. Problems With Extracted Teeth After a tooth is extracted, the bone…

Implants Prevent Denture-Related Health Problems

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 25% of adults over 65 have no remaining teeth. Many people with missing no teeth choose dentures. But dentures are not without issues, and there is a state-of-the-art alternative, at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco. 13 Problems With Dentures Dentures usually fit properly at first,…

There Is Hope For Denture Wearers

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For anyone who has lost all of their teeth, implant-supported dentures from Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco may sound too good to be true: dentures that attach to the jaw, and surpass traditional dentures in appearance and functionality. You know what they say: if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is.…

Dental Implants Don’t Require Several Visits

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Think you don’t have time to perfect your smile? At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, it may not take as long as you think. How many visits does it take to get dental implants? Each patient is different. But in many cases, complete implant procedures take fewer visits than they used to. Often times…