What Is Lurking Under Your Gumline?

Gum Disease Treatment Waco

Your overall oral health depends not only on healthy teeth but also healthy gums. Proper oral hygiene and regular checkups at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco helps both stay in good shape. When brushing, hold your toothbrush at a 45-degree angle pointing the bristle tips at the gumline. The bristles of a soft toothbrush…

Five Facts About Enamel Erosion

enamel erosion treatment Waco

Our teeth work hard and are consistently under assault. It’s no wonder that nature encases them with an armor of enamel—the hardest substance in the body. At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, we want all of our patients to have strong, healthy teeth. Unfortunately, enamel erosion is common, though largely preventable. Enamel’s chief enemies…

How To Beat Plaque

Plaque is that sticky, filmy stuff that forms on teeth. It is the main cause of tooth decay and gum disease. And that, in turn, is why the team at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco reminds all of our patients to brush and floss their teeth twice a day. Plaque is a biofilm that…

What Is General Dentistry?

If you explored our website before landing on this blog, you have may noticed the term “general dentistry” on the menu, along with other services. “General dentistry” may sound bland, but it isn’t. At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, it’s your assurance that we can diagnose and treat your most essential issues, and ensure…

Common Dental Questions

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. Common Questions One of the questions…

Regular Cleanings And Heart Health

Waco Dental News Regular Cleanings And Heart Health

Visiting Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco for twice-yearly dental checkups and cleanings every six months may seem inconvenient at times, but you may benefit in ways you never imagined. A recent study showed that people who had their teeth professionally cleaned at least once every two years were 24 percent less likely to have…

Why White Fillings?

Like any other dental practice, we fill a lot of cavities at Steven T. Cutbirth in Waco. As a holistic practice, we use white fillings exclusively. Did you know that more than ninety percent of American adults have had cavities at some point? That’s a lot of drilling and filling. White fillings are also called…

We Take Jaw Pain Seriously

Categories: General Dentistry, TMJ
Waco TMJ Treatment

If you are impacted by temporomandibular joint disorder or TMD, you know how the pain and discomfort can affect your quality of life. At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, TMD (TMJ) treatment has helped countless patients manage their condition. The initials TMJ and TMD are often used interchangeabley, even among dental professionals. For the…

7 Steps For A Healthy Smile

Waco Extreme Smile Makeover

At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, we are in agreement with Benjamin Franklin, who once said: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” He was talking about fire safety, but it applies to dental health, too. Keeping your smile beautiful and healthy is done most effectively with preventative measures. Some critical…

Correcting Severe Dental Problems

Correcting Severe Dental Problems in Waco

Each separate restorative and cosmetic dentistry procedure performed at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco can address a specific problem. A porcelain veneer can correct the surface of a tooth that is discolored or slightly misshapen. Dental bonding can fill a small chip in an otherwise healthy tooth. Some dental issues are more extensive and…