Make Sure to go to Your Biannual Exam and Cleaning

Visiting the dentist twice a year along with your daily regimen of brushing and flossing daily is key in preventing dental damage. A biannual checkup will allow your dentist to monitor your dental health and provide any dental services to keep your smile healthy and stop possible infections. You will have a better chance at… Read more »

Preserve Your Smile with Root Canal Treatments

In cases in which the pulp of the tooth has been damaged, a root canal may be necessary in order to save the tooth. Although the words “root canal’ conjure up uncomfortable images for some people, a root canal can be a crucial part of your treatment, – Root canals are used to remove injured… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Dental Implants

If you’re interested in replacing your missing teeth and achieving a beautiful smile, then Dr. Stephen Babin and our dental team have the perfect option for you: dental implants! Dental implants are strong replacement teeth that provide natural-looking and natural-feeling results. To help you know more, we are happy to share some dental implant facts… Read more »

Is Sugarless Gum Capable of Preventing Tooth Decay?

Have you ever wondered if sugarless gum is capable of preventing tooth decay or cavities? Although it may seem a bit ridiculous that gum could have potential mouth-saving properties, there may be some truth to the story. Sugarless gum is often used as a mouth freshener and in some modern brands, claims tend to elicit… Read more »

Experiencing Dental Anxiety Before an Appointment?

Do you get nervous or anxious before visiting the dentist? You are not alone. Those who experience nervousness about their dental care or an appointment tend to have exaggerated fears. Here at Stephen Babin DDS we want to ease these fears and make your appointment as pleasant as possible. To make your visit to our… Read more »

With Early Diagnosis, A Small Cavity Can Be Repaired by a Standard Filling

Cavities form when an exploited area of tooth enamel is afflicted by the natural bacteria living in your mouth. This could be the after-effect of a small dental fracture, a natural contour in the tooth enamel that wasn’t cleaned by twice-daily brushing, or general inconsistencies in your oral hygiene regimen. With early detection, the dentists… Read more »

A Dental Implant Can Restore the Natural Strength of a Missing Rear Molar

People typically have eight molars in the back of their mouth. These large teeth work together to chew and grind food. If one of these teeth is knocked out, extracted or lost to severe tooth decay, it can significantly impair your ability to process food before swallowing. Sometimes a missing first molar can be replaced… Read more »

How Pregnancy Can Affect Your Oral Health

Did you know that there are several changes you should expect when you get pregnant? For example, you may know that you’re exercising and eating habits might also change. Still, did you know that the way you care for your oral health should also change? In fact, you may know that you shouldn’t visit a… Read more »

A Damaged or Missing Crown Needs Timely Care

Dental crowns are typically crafted from very durable materials, like base metals, gold alloys or dental-grade porcelain. This gives them the requisite durability to handle biting and chewing the foods you consume each day. Yet there are still some things that can damage a dental crown. This could come in form of a hard blow… Read more »

What You Should Know About Dental Veneers

Are you unsatisfied with the color of your teeth? Are there small cracks and chips you would like to cover up? Do you ever think about what you might be able to do to improve the look of your teeth? If so, please consider the benefits of dental veneers. As you may understand, dental veneers… Read more »