Dr. Dave Cutts, DDS Lifestyle Family Dentistry

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Lifestyle Family Dentistry

Dr. Dave Cutts, DDS
Cosmetic Dentistry • Family Dentistry • Dental Implants

Dr. David Cutts
At Lifestyle Family Dentistry in Temecula we are known for our friendliness and personal care. We have been serving the community for over 22 years and Dr. Cutts is known as the premier Temecula sedation dentist. He has performed over 3000 sedation and anesthesia cases.
He is a member of the National Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation and is a former clinical instructor in the Department of Oral Surgery, Loma Linda University. Dr. Cutts continuously trains in the latest techniques and is known for his expertise in treating complex cases.
Dr. Cutts is very active in the community. He is a speaker and mentor for regional study clubs, he helps in sports coaching, speaks on parenting and sponsors groups that install moral values into children.
For the last 20 years Dr. Cutts has been an active contributor to the development of our Southwest County communities. As a former high school teacher, he has contributed to numerous school programs and personally founded and ran the Temecula Literacy Program. Dr. Cutts’ parenting lectures are highly regarded both for their practical value and entertaining style. Dr. Cutts is available for lectures and workshops on parenting, education and coaching youth sports. To schedule Dr. Cutts for your group or to obtain more information about his lectures, just call the office.

Credentials and Memberships
• Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
• Bachelor of Science, Major of Biology/Minor Chemistry, 1978; Atlanta University Union College, South Lancaster, MA
• High School Teacher of Chemistry, Biology, Physics, 1978-1980; St. Croix, US Virgin Islands
• Doctor of Dental Surgery, 1983; Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
• Clinical Instructor, Loma Linda University, 1984-1987
• 21 years of practice, over 3,000 cosmetic, sedation and anesthesia cases done, with a spotless record
• Member of American Association of Functional Orthodontics
• Speaker and Mentor for Regional Study Clubs

 WHAT IS ADULT DENTISTRY?

Adult dentistry is dental treatment for people who are 50 and over who have complex problems that require specially trained dentists with years of experience.  Why?  Because adult teeth, and the gums and bone around them, are very different from younger teeth.  They have more wear and tear naturally, but also they are more dense and yellow as a result of this density.

Mature adults also require special care because they are living healthier, longer, and far more active lives than ever.  I see more and more 70 to 80 yr-olds who are living the lifestyles of a 50-60 yr-old from my parent’s generation.

This is a great, but teeth at this age need special care both in, 1) a hi-tech viewpoint and, 2) me taking the time to take a personal interest in their situation.  I’ll explain with this short example from a patient that I saw just in the past week.

Bob F. age 77, was out at a charity golf tournament where he bit into a sandwich and, crack!, he broke off his front crown at the gum line.  I saw him the next morning and he was most concerned that he be presentable for a dinner out with friends that night.  I extracted the tooth immediately then placed and implant with a new crown.  My assistant called the next morning to see how his evening went and his wife sad, “Great, but he’s not here, he’s out golfing!”

Bob is a great example of a “senior” who isn’t slowing down for anything, even a tooth emergency!  His treatment is a example of the first point of special care for seniors which is the advanced techniques we have today that did not exist even a few years ago.

Mature adults are living longer and more active than ever before.  Because of this they need special dental care based on years of experience in adult dentistry. My mission is to provide the best in personal care for these valuable individuals who have contributed so much to us.