Gum Disease And Tooth Loss

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Did you know that the most common cause of tooth loss among adults is gum disease? At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, the good news is that gum disease is easy to treat if it is detected in the early stages. Regular check-ups are critical, but there are warning signs for gum disease that…

Raise Your Dental IQ

Raise Your Dental IQ

Little things can raise your Dental IQ and benefit your smile. One simple lesson from Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco involves bacteria, and everyone’s mouth has a lot of it. But don’t worry, bacteria per se isn’t the problem. The critical thing is the balance of bacteria. This is where brushing and flossing come…

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…

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…

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,…