Root Canal vs Dental Implant

Woodway root canals vs tooth implants

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…

Saving Teeth

Root Canals in Waco

When a tooth is threatened by severe decay, periodontal disease, or damage from an injury, we make a judgment call on the course of treatment, here at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco. If the pulp of the tooth is infected or inflamed, a root canal is usually the only way to save the tooth.…

Rather Have A Root Canal?

Waco Endodontics

Have you ever heard the phrase ‘I’d rather have a root canal’ to describe something painful or unpleasant? At Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waqco, we perform root canal therapy for our patients and many report minimal discomfort. Root canal procedures have advanced significantly in recent years. For many patients, the procedure is no more stressful…

Calming Root Canal Fears

Texas Dentist Calms Root Canal Fears

Hearing that you’ll need a root canal is not news that anyone ever welcomes, because root canals are usually associated with pain. That may have been true, once upon a time, but at Steven T. Cutbirth DDS in Waco, rest assured: root canal therapy is relatively painless, ad the benefits far outweight any negatives. Root…