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 »

Tips on How to Maintain a Top-Notch Smile as a Teenager

Having a top-notch smile as a teenager can help you in a myriad of ways. It can even boost your self-confidence and your self-esteem. So, it’s best to do all you can to take care of your teeth and gums so you can have the pristine smile and oral health you deserve. To help you… Read more »

Whiten Your Teeth with a Variety of Treatments

Are you looking to have a cosmetic treatment for your smile that brings out the natural beauty within your own healthy teeth? Teeth whitening treatments are able to do just that. However, not all whiteners are created equally, so it’s important to know the difference between the types. The following data can help you determine… Read more »

Baby Tooth Traditions

Think back on the days that you believed in Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. Do you remember the excitement the prospect of losing a baby tooth brought? Knowing that the Tooth Fairy was going to come to take the tooth and leave money, whether it was a dime, quarter, or dollar, is an exciting… Read more »

Does Your Smile Suffer from Any Lost Members?

Does your smile suffer from any lost members? Have you lost teeth in the past, or are you suffering from badly damaged teeth which need to be replaced? If so, our dental bridges can restore your smile with a safe and effective alternative option to dentures. Dental bridges fill the voids left behind from missing teeth and… Read more »