How to Use a Water Flosser

Do you know about water flossers? A water flosser uses a high pressure water stream to clean in between your teeth. Water flossers make cleaning your smile so much easier—especially because you don’t have to deal with soggy fingers, slippery floss, and damaged gums. They are especially ideal for those... Read more »

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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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... Read more »