Dr. Rajiv Motwani DMD and the team at Westshore Dentistry are pleased to provide professional and caring dental services to their patients from Bradenton FL and the surrounding communities. Our dental services include: adult, children's, cosmetic, general, implant, orthodontic, preventive, restorative and sedation dentistry.
Senior Dental Care is DifferentAging affects not only our teeth and gums, but even our prior dental work may weaken or grow loose over time. In addition, the risk of developing gum disease and root decay increases as we grow older. Which is why regular check-ups, daily cleaning, and good nutrition remain critical components for maintaining your dental health. Even if you are not experiencing any health issues, we can help restore the luster to your teeth that years of consuming coffee, tea, or tobacco may have darkened. If you’ve been experiencing a reduction of saliva flow as a side effect from a medication you are taking, we have products to ease your discomfort. Westshore Dentistry, Inc. Rajiv Motwani, DMD 4708 26th Street West Bradenton, FL 34207 (941) 758-4543 WestshoreDentistryFL.com
Nitrous Oxide SedationBreath in – breath out and relax. Nitrous oxide sedation, also known as “laughing gas,” can make your treatment more comfortable. This sedation is taken in through a mask that allows you to simply breathe in the medication that produces a sense of relaxation. Local anesthetic will then be administered together with the nitrous oxide to eliminate pain in most cases.
Tooth enamel is very hard but... That doesn't mean you can't break it.
Our office recommends to avoid eating "hard foods" such as popcorn. Don't crack nut shells with your teeth or chew on ice. Opening packages with your teeth can also damage the enamel.
It's not just the sugar - it's also the acid Sugar and acids are your teeth's worst enemies. What are we talking about? Soft drinks, energy drinks, fruit juices, and candy.
Because of the acid content, Mountain Dew seems to be the worst of the worst. There is even a name for the damage it does and it is called "Dew Mouth."
These erode the tooth enamel, making it highly susceptible to decay. Parents, watch your kid's consumption of these because young children's enamle hasn't developed fully. This makes these drinks even more damaging for kids.
As well as eliminating the above (or at least reducing their consumption), it is recommended to always brush and floss after every meal. If you c…
An Affordable Alternative for Multiple Missing TeethIf you have multiple missing teeth, creating an empty space in your smile, a bridge may be the best solution for you. Custom created from the same composite materials, a bridge is fastened on both sides with crowns, spanning the void to restore function, comfort, and a full smile to your mouth.