Don’t Let Stress Hurt Your Smile

Don't Take Stress Out On Your Teeth Waco

Hello, I’m Dr. Steven Cutbirth. At my Waco practice I have noticed more and more of my patients with stress-related dental issues. Waco men and women may not think about it, but stress can do a number on your oral health. Mouth sores, clenching and grinding, periodontal disease, and poor oral hygiene can all be…

Are All Carbs Created Equal?

Diet Changes For Healthier Teeth In Waco

Hello, I am Dr. Steven Cutbirth of Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco. Today, we are focusing on diet and oral health. I’m sure you brush and floss regularly and hopefully visit your dental practice for required cleanings, but did you know that making small but important changes to your diet can improve your oral health?…

What Are Impacted Wisdom Teeth?

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Evolution isn’t always tidy and linear. For example, we have smaller jaws than our ancestors thousands of years ago, but most of our bodies haven’t adapted by generating fewer teeth. Two-thirds of us produce the same amount of teeth as early humans. These late-developing extra molars are called wisdom teeth and they pose unique oral…

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…