Oral Health

Oral health is very essential for maintaining healthy teeth, gums. Oral health issues, such as canker or cold sores, bad breath, dry mouth, tooth decay, or thrush are all treatable with proper diagnosis and care by Dr. Motiwala Dental Clinic.

Diabetes and Oral Health

Diabetes is a known health problem that needs to be treated because it can cause problems all over the body, including in the mouth. Think about how the American Diabetes Association says that nearly 26 million children and people in the U.S. have diabetes. Dr. Motiwala wants you to know that diabetes can hurt your

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Do Not Ignore Bleeding Gums

One of the most common and harmful oral hygiene myths is that bleeding gums are normal. Dr. Motiwala wants people to know that this is not true! Imagine if we weren’t talking about lips. Should any part of your body start to bleed when you touch it? The truth is that bleeding gums are a

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Dentists Are Doctors Too!

There are many different kinds of doctors, like Doctors of Medicine, Doctors of English, and Doctors of Philosophy. Most of the time, when we say “doctor,” we mean “physician” or “doctor of medicine.” Did you know, though, that dentists are also doctors? Every doctor has an area of expertise, and the area of expertise of

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Sometimes, A Toothache is Not a Toothache

Most of us have had a toothache at some point. At their worst, toothaches can be so painful that they keep you from doing anything. At their worst, they can be so painful that you can’t even move. Because the pain feels like it’s coming from your tooth, it’s normal to think that all toothaches

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Is Chocolate is Good for Oral Health?

Is Chocolate is Good for Oral Health?

Most of us learned as kids that sweets like chocolate are bad for your teeth. Even if this is still true for some kinds of our favorite sweet snack, we don’t have to stop serving it all together. Recent tests have found that dark chocolate, which has a lot of cocoa in it, may actually

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Facts about Dental Implants

Many people will lose a tooth at some point in their lives, but that doesn’t mean your smile has to suffer because of it. There are many ways to fix a missing tooth, but Dr. Motiwala wants to tell you about dental implants, which are the best way to get a healthy smile that will

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Oral Piercings: Not So Cool for Teeth

Oral Piercings: Not So Cool for Teeth

Remember that guy in high school you liked who had a lip ring? I wonder what’s going on with his teeth now. Don’t get us wrong—at Wagner Dental, we’re all for self-expression, and if you like to change your body with things like tattoos and piercings, we’re all for it. But as your dentists, we

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The Good & the Bad of the Crossbite

The Good & the Bad of the Crossbite

Crossbite happens when your teeth or mouth don’t fit together well. Dr. Motiwala tells you more about this problem, what it does, and how to treat it. A Good Bite In a dream world, your teeth would all be straight, and your upper jaw would rest nicely on top of and just in front of

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Breastfeeding & Dental Work

Breastfeeding & Dental Work

If you’re a new mom or about to become one, you’re probably used to putting your own needs behind those of this beautiful new little person in your life. But good mouth hygiene is still important to keep you and your baby in good health. If something happens and you need dental work, that shouldn’t

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An Overview of Orthodontics

“Ortho” comes from the Greek word for “straight” or “upright.” Orthodontics, as you might have guessed, help straighten your teeth. But it can do so much more than that! A beautiful smile with straight teeth and a good bite is both useful and attractive. Thanks to science progress, you can have all of these things.

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