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 »

Oral Hygiene Improvements: Plaque Prevention

Have you ever heard of plaque before? Plaque is a sticky film of bacteria and food particles that covers your teeth to promote further dental damage. This is because plaque can release acids after eating sugar and other harmful substances that will repeatedly attack your tooth enamel and wear down... Read more »

Mouthwash Can Improve Bad Breath

It is a fact of life that delicious, yet strong foods can produce unpleasant odors that linger on the breath for several hours and can make speaking uncomfortable. While most people reach for simple breath fresheners such as breath mints and gum, these products only temporarily mask bad breath and... Read more »

Tips for Removing Food Stuck Between Your Teeth

The minute spaces between your teeth provide a rich breeding area for oral bacterial to exploit stray food particles. This can result in a buildup of plaque acids and tartar, which could have a significant negative effect on your oral health. There are also times when you bite down on... Read more »

Oral Hygiene: The Reasons Why Cleaning Your Smile Is Important

If you want a top-notch oral health and smile, then you need to keep up on oral hygiene regularly. This is because oral hygiene can benefit you, your teeth, and your gums in a myriad of ways. In fact, oral hygiene is vital. To explain why it’s so important, our... Read more »