Factors That Increase the Risk of Periodontal Disease

Did you know that there are various ways in which your risk of developing periodontal disease can increase? Periodontal disease, or the infection of the areas surrounding your teeth, is just one of the many oral ailments that may occur if proper preventative measures are not taken. Fortunately, our dentist, Dr. Stephen Babin, is familiar… Read more »

Oral Surgery Recovering Tips to Bounce Back

Recovering from oral surgery can be tricky if you do not take the proper care and treatment you need to heal properly. Taking care of yourself correctly can help you bounce back to your everyday life after an oral surgery treatment. Luckily, you are not alone in your oral surgery recovering process. Our dentist, Dr…. Read more »

How Can I Help My Teen Have a Healthy Spring Smile?

If you’re interested in helping your teen have a strong and healthy spring smile, then our dentist, Dr. Stephen Babin, is more than happy to help you. Your teen deserves strong and healthy teeth and gums while they enjoy the warm weather and this new season! Fortunately, there are many things you can do to… Read more »

The Treatment Plan for a Minor Cavity Might Call for Installing a Dental Filling

Your regularly scheduled dental checkups play an important role in maintaining a healthy mouth. The appointment includes a professional dental cleaning to eliminate hardened tartar while also polishing away any minor dental stains. The next phase of the appointment involves our dentist examining your mouth for any signs of tooth decay, periodontal disease and oral… Read more »

Boost the Longevity of Your Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is often used to fix teeth that have been chipped, become discolored or have too large of gaps between them. The question is once you have these issues dealt with, how do you make the dental bonding endure? Well, first you want to make sure the bonding does not chip or break itself…. Read more »

Oral Health Strategies: Cold and Flu Season

It’s that time of year again: cold and flu season. Even if you take all the necessary precautions to keep yourself safe,you may still get sick. If you do end up with the cold or the flu, it is important to understand that you will still need to continue brushing and flossing. To help lower… Read more »

Take Control of Your Smile With Dental Veneers

With today’s advanced cosmetic dentistry techniques, it’s easy to get your dream smile at any age! If you have chipped, stained or cracked teeth, consider dental veneers! Used by celebrities, businesspeople and anyone else who wants to make a great impression, veneers are a great option to consider! Veneers are thin shells that are custom-made… Read more »

A Developing Cavity Needs a Dentist’s Attention

Demineralized tooth enamel is often the result of an inconsistent daily oral hygiene routine; however, sometimes even the most diligent oral hygiene practices can still fail to prevent a minor cavity from afflicting one of your teeth.   If you have noticed a change in one of your teeth, you need to have it examined… Read more »

Fill the Gap With a Dental Bridge

Have you recently lost one or more teeth due to an accident or a dental issue like extensive tooth decay? Losing a tooth can make simple things like speaking and chewing more difficult. The remaining teeth can also drift out of their proper positions because of the space left by a lost tooth. Because of… Read more »

Energy/Sport’s Drinks Among Worst Oral Health Hazards

Non-cola drinks, such as energy or sport’s drinks, may be great for your physical health and stamina, but they can be bad for your teeth, specifically increasing your risk of cavities. Researchers studied their effect on oral health and it showed a shocking discovery: the most aggressive dissolution effect on teeth enamel were energy or… Read more »