Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Caring for Your Child’s Smile

As their primary caregiver, one of the most important aspects of bringing your child in for their first dental visit is learning how best to care for their teeth. We are happy to show you how to clean their mouth daily and answer any questions or concerns you may have... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Helping Your Child Feel at Ease at the Dentist Office

Bringing your child in for their first dental visit early in their life is so they get used to being in a dental office and won’t get nervous. Once your child is older than two, depending on their temperament and personality, they might experience anxiety at the different sights and... Read more »

Sanitizing Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrush the most important tool you have for keeping your teeth clean and preventing dental damage. But for it to work well, you need to make sure that it stays clean. Your toothbrush removes the food and bacteria from your teeth and mouth, and if the bristles aren’t clean,... Read more »

Achieving a Healthy Teenage Smile

Did you know that during the teenage years, your oral health can face a lot of risks? Not only is it a time in which many patients have their wisdom teeth grow in, but a lot of teens play contact sports and need to receive orthodontics. We are happy to... Read more »

The Difficulty of Taking Tartar Off of Teeth

Tartar is the common term for dental calculus, which is a cement-like, crusty, yellow buildup that deposits on teeth, especially around the gumline, and can only be removed by a dental professional with special tools at the dentist’s office. Not only does tartar cause discoloration, but tartar formation also makes... Read more »

Is a Dental Bridge Your Solution to Tooth Loss?

The loss of a permanent tooth is scary, especially if it is the result of oral trauma or gum disease, but our team at Bee Family Dentistry is pleased to offer solutions to restore your smile and your peace of mind. Our dentist may recommend a custom dental bridge to... Read more »

Facts You Should Know About Flossing

Your dentist, Dr. Catherine Boenitz, strongly recommends flossing at least once a day. Do you know why? Flossing is very important. To help you know all about flossing and why it’s so important, our dental team is happy to share some flossing facts with you. The more you know about... Read more »