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 your teeth, thus making them more susceptible to further dental... read more »

Chronic Bad Breath Might Be Linked to an Oral Health Problem

The odor of your breath can often be influenced by certain foods, drink, and the presence of oral bacteria. Sometimes acute bad breath can be resolved by brushing and flossing your teeth followed by a vigorous rinse with antiseptic mouthwash. However, chronic bad breath where the cause can’t be identified could be a symptom of a more significant oral health... read more »

Tips on Taking Care of the Mouth When You’re Stressed

It’s natural to feel stressed at certain times of your life, especially when you have fights with loved ones, struggle financially, or even prepare for the holidays. Stress is a common problem in the everyday life. Unfortunately, stress can take a toll on your smile, which is when you need to be careful. If you’re not careful, your oral health... read more »

Your Diet and Your Oral Health: The Facts

Do you brush and floss your teeth twice a day for two minutes at a time? Do you visit your dentist every six months and use mouthwash? Do you ever wonder if there’s anything else you might be able to do for your pearly whites? Would you be surprised to learn that your diet can have an immediate impact on... read more »

Root Canal Therapy

Dr. Catherine Boenitz and our Bee Family Dentistry team in San Antonio, Texas, are pleased to be able to help your smile stay healthy and beautiful by supporting your oral health. But if your smile is currently struggling thanks to tooth pain from an infected or inflamed tooth, you may benefit from root canal therapy. What part of the tooth... read more »