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... 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... 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... Read more »

Restoring a Lost Tooth

If you’ve knocked out a tooth or had to have a tooth extracted because of severe decay or another issue, tooth replacement treatments can restore your smile to its former functionality. Here are some of the amazing tooth replacement treatments that we can offer you: - Dentures are an amazing... Read more »

Nitrous Oxide: The Sedative Better Known as Laughing Gas

While common, dental visits shouldn’t be a cause for alarm, there are those who require a dental anesthetic to get them through—especially when the procedure is more extensive. When this is the case, there are various options your dentist will have to choose from. For the anxious or nervous patient,... Read more »

Our Tooth-Colored Dental Fillings Can Complement Your Smile

At Stephen Babin DDS, we are pleased to help our patients repair their smiles effectively while using methods that complement their appearance. One of the ways we accomplish this is by offering cosmetic dentistry for our patients in Metairie, Louisiana wanting to restore their tooth-issues with natural-looking results. For example,... Read more »

The Symptoms of a Cracked Tooth

If you break a tooth, or have a tooth knocked out, you will know it right away. There will be pain, tooth debris, and possibly bleeding. But what if you have a crack in your tooth? Although a cracked tooth is a serious problem, you may not be aware that... Read more »

Dental Crowns: The Process

If you think a dental crown may suit one or more of your teeth, you may be onto something! Stephen Babin DDS is here to tell you about how our office will fit you with that crown. We can most often finish the process in only two visits. For the... Read more »

The Details of Dental Fillings

Cavities are very common. Chances are, you’ve gotten one. But do you know what it is, really? Cavities are small holes that form in your tooth enamel, the outermost layer of your teeth. Cavities must be stopped in their tracks or they may burrow into the root or pulp of... Read more »