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Tips for keeping a beautiful smile!

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Keeping your teeth clean, smooth and beautiful...
Proper oral hygiene is your key to a healthy, beautiful smile. Here are our and the American Dental Association's recommendations for at home care:

Brush 2-3 times every day with a fluoride toothpaste (it doesn't matter which brand)Floss once a dayEat a healthy diet (fruits, vegetables, etc)Limit consumption of sugary foods and beverages. Soda drinks can destroy teeth faster than almost anything elseEliminate or at least limit use of alcohol, chewing tabacco, and cigarettes
We also recommend using an electric high-speed toothbrush in conjunction with a waterpik for your daily at-home oral care.

And don't forget six-month professional cleanings and checkups. The American Dental Association recommends checkups every six months for those ages four and older.

Professional cleanings by qualified hygienists will remove bacteria and plaque, which can cause serious dental problems if not kept in check.

If you have not been seen recently …

To Floss or Not to Floss..

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Lately, there has been a lot of talk about flossing and if it is good or not! Kind of reminds me of coffee, some studies say is good for you and others say it isn't.

Our dental office believes that flossing is beneficial to a person's general oral health. Our staff is trained to address the issues of proper flossing to our patients on an individual need basis. We promote many different tools used to effectively and safely clean between the teeth.

If you are concerned with the recent news reports, please give our office a call to schedule an appointment. We will be happy to review your concerns and make sure you are properly caring for your teeth.

Westshore Dentistry, Inc. Rajiv Motwani, DMD
4708 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207 (941) 758-4543 WestshoreDentistryFL.com

Do White Teeth Mean Healthy Teeth?

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Learn what the American Dental Association's answer is to the question: "Do White Teeth Mean Healthy Teeth?".


The above video is found on the American Dental Association YouTube Channel.

Westshore Dentistry, Inc. 
Rajiv Motwani, DMD
4708 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207 (941) 758-4543 WestshoreDentistryFL.com

Dental Porcelain Veneers

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‘Smile Makeovers’ in as Little as Two Visits!If you have poorly shaped teeth, extreme spaces, or dark discolorations, our porcelain veneers may be the right way for you to achieve a perfect smile. Veneers are thin, durable sheets of the most state-of-the-art dental ceramic available. They fit over and are bonded to your natural teeth, so that your teeth appear both straight and uniform. Veneers may also be used for correcting chipped, cracked, or worn teeth, and because they are designed to blend with the color of your surrounding teeth, they look completely natural.

Westshore Dentistry, Inc. 
Rajiv Motwani, DMD
4708 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207 (941) 758-4543 WestshoreDentistryFL.com

Having a plaque attack?

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Plaque is that soft, sticky stuff that builds up on your teeth over time. It contains legions of bacteria. Left untreated it will eventually lead to gum disease, bad breath and tooth loss.

Frequent brushing and flossing are required to keep plaque at bay. But it's virtually impossible to remove all plaque without the skills of your professional dental hygienist. In other words, you're going to need some help.

Call our office today to schedule your next routine teeth cleaning to receive help with your plaque removal!

Westshore Dentistry, Inc. Rajiv Motwani, DMD
4708 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207 (941) 758-4543 WestshoreDentistryFL.com

Sensitive Teeth

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Learn what the American Dental Association has to say about sensitive teeth.


The above video is found on the American Dental Association YouTube Channel.

Westshore Dentistry, Inc. 
Rajiv Motwani, DMD
4708 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207 (941) 758-4543 WestshoreDentistryFL.com

Ultrasonic Dental Scalers

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The Cleanest Your Teeth Can BeRemoving plaque and tartar from your teeth typically requires hook-shaped scaling instruments to scrape away the hardened deposits. In our office, we can use an ultrasonic scaler. This hand tool employs high-frequency vibrations to allow us to quickly strip deposits from the surface, under the gumline, and even in the deep pockets of your teeth with a lot less discomfort. Your teeth will have never felt so clean!

Westshore Dentistry, Inc. 
Rajiv Motwani, DMD
4708 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207 (941) 758-4543 WestshoreDentistryFL.com

Why Do Teeth Darken?

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Learn what the American Dental Association's answer is to the question: "Why Do Teeth Darken?".


The above video is found on the American Dental Association YouTube Channel.

Westshore Dentistry, Inc. 
Rajiv Motwani, DMD
4708 26th Street West
Bradenton, FL 34207 (941) 758-4543 WestshoreDentistryFL.com