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Dr. Alkesh Shah

MDS - Orthodontics

Dentist, Ahmedabad

31 Years Experience
Dr. Alkesh Shah MDS - Orthodontics Dentist, Ahmedabad
31 Years Experience
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I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.
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Dr. Alkesh Shah is an experienced Dentist in Navrangpura, Ahmedabad. He has over 31 years of experience as a Dentist. He studied and completed MDS - Orthodontics . You can visit him at Tanha Dental Clinic in Navrangpura, Ahmedabad. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Alkesh Shah on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Orthodontics - Ahmedabad Dental College & Hospital - 1986
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210 Bankar House 2nd Floor Opposite Tenis CoatNear Golden Triangle House Sardar Patel Stadium Circle Navrangpura Ahmedabad Get Directions
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Sir everytime from my teeth blood will be coming out so please suggest medicine ?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Bleeding is due to inflammation in your gums caused due to poor oral hygiene. Medicines will not help you solve your problem. You need to have a clean up done and follow instructions given by your dentist to maintain your oral hygiene.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Inability in opening of mouth warrants a dental check up
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I had a dental check up here and the doctor said me that I have cavity. What I can do for it so that I can cure it.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Cavities should be filledvwith cement and should not be neglected theyvcause problem as they go deep.
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I am 69yr old male. My tooth (3-6) was removed due to vertical crack. Now should I go for Implant or Bridge? Compare benefits. Also tell me the cost of both the procedures.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
I am 69yr old male. My tooth (3-6) was removed due to vertical crack. Now should I go for Implant or Bridge? Compare ...
here is the comparison To replace lost teeth, you can either get a dental bridge or you can rely on dental implants. Do you know the benefits and disadvantages of each option? One of the biggest benefits of dental implants is that they protect the other teeth. In the case of a dental bridge, the natural teeth have to perform the function of support. The implant is not putting any strain on other teeth. Another great advantage of implants is that they can be used to replace more than one missing natural tooth. In the case of a bridge, a dentist will need healthy adjacent teeth for support. Various combinations are possible in the case of implants. The dentist can replace a single missing tooth or a denture. Implants require little maintenance. This is one of the biggest differences between this option and dental bridges. High quality implants can last a lifetime. Dental crowns and bridges will have to be replaced every 10 to 15 years. If you are considering implants, you should take in consideration another important advantage – implants are easier to maintain. The cleaning process is very simple and flossing between implants is possible. In addition, implants look more natural and facilitate chewing, since the dental bridge may slip. Dental bridges, on the other hand, come with a number of advantages, as well. To get a bridge, you will have to undergo a simple dental procedure that involves no surgery. In order to be placed in the mouth, dental implants require surgical intervention. It is easier and quicker to get dental bridges. The entire procedure will visit in approximately two to three visits to your dentists. A dental bridge is recommended in the case of jaw bone loss or significant damage. The process will be simpler, less painful and less expensive in such instances. It is important to know that the positioning of dental implants demands healthy bone. Once fixed, the bridge is very stable. It will provide for effortless chewing of food and it will feel comfortable, once you get familiar with it. Dental bridges are also a less expensive option than other dental methods for the replacement of missing teeth. Knowing these factors will help you make an informed decision about dental implants and bridges. Each option has its advantages that need to be compared for an informed decision to be made.
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I am 22 years old girl. I have bleeding gums whenever I wake up from the sleep even it is half an hour or more. Suggest me ways to reduce it.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Amravati
Dear lybrate-user, bleeding gums usually indicates inflammation of gums which is caused due to deposition of plaque and tartar over your teeth. At your age, harmonal factor too can play a role in gums bleeding but it just aggravates the bleeding due to plaque. You need to professionally remove plaque and tartar i. E. Cleaning of teeth aka scaling. After this, you may seek gynecological advise if seem necessary.
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Hello doctor. I am suffering from mouth ulcer. I just 24, I have no any habits. Please give me any suggestion to me, how to recover from ulcer.? Thanks Regards

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hello doctor. I am suffering from mouth ulcer. I just 24, I have no any habits. Please give me any suggestion to me, ...
Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take 'Becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief..
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Saving a fallen tooth can be useful

BDS
Dentist, Thane
Saving a fallen tooth can be useful
Saving a fallen tooth can be useful. Try to keep it in place while you seek immediate medical attention. If that is not the case, try wrapping the tooth in a piece of plastic or soaking it into milk and call for immediate dental service.
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Easing Your Dental Anxieties

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Easing Your Dental Anxieties

Dental anxiety or the fear of dentistry has been a buzz word for many to ignore and avoid trips to the dental chair unless there's a very strong pain related stimulus to do so.

While going to the dentist has never been perceived as a pleasant predicament to be in, the levels or degree to which they feel this unpleasantness, can vary widely from person to person.

There are those of us who just feel like procrastinating the appointment and then there are those of us who cannot sleep the previous night and pass out or throw up when we actually make it to the appointment.

Scientific basis underlying this is the degree of fear that you associate with the experience, so no matter whether you are just anxious or downright phobic here are a few things that'll help you keep your emotions and fear in check.

All talk no work -discussion based appointment.

If you're anxious or phobic it helps to ensure that you have all your concerns addressed before you jump on to the chair. (and so to speak the unknown)

Help your dentist identify the things that maybe difficult for you. People are usually scared of particular things like for some of maybe the sound of the drill, for others the water in their mouth so ensure you identify and communicate what's most unacceptable to you so that the dentist can be cautious and customize your treatment.

Timing is key

Fix your appointment before pain hits.

Communicate the degree of fear while making the appointment or request a tele consult to discuss your particular concerns.

Try and schedule a time when you can ensure the doctor is expecting you and won't keep you waiting so your anxiety doesn't grow.

Do your research

When choosing a practice ensure you know what their philosophy is in general and how do they manage dental pain, anxiety and phobias.

It would be advisable to ensure you are going to a practice trained and geared to manage your specific issues.

Besides being a great dental clinic with the right team and technology -the doctor needs to empathise with the reality of dental fear and should be trained to treat you in a different way then regular patients who can

Check in advance if the practice is painfree.

If you do end up doing the procedure,

Break your fear into bite sized chunks

Then ensure you choose to start with a smaller treatment and a shorter session like a cleaning or something that you don't attach fear to.

Once you have a rapport with the doctor you tend to build trust and get comfortable you can start coming in more regularly.

Do not do an internet search on your problem or talk to friends or relatives

The worst thing an anxious patient can do is tap the wrong resource for information. Please ensure that you are not self diagnosing and finding things that match your symptoms online. Things appear way more gory than they actually are on the internet! another mistake that people make often is discussing their dental problem with friends and family who further scare you with their bad experiences and your fear is compounded to a point where you now think all their cumulative dental mishaps are sure to happen to you.
Our advice is follow the above steps find the right doctor and then just sit back relax and enjoy your smile! 

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I have a sharp molar teeth and I have got this habit of biting my tongue with that. Can it be smoothened?

MDS, BDS, Sedation(Inhalation) Specialist
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have a sharp molar teeth and I have got this habit of biting my tongue with that. Can it be smoothened?
Yes Mr. lybrate-user it can be done by a simple technique call enamiloplasty meet your dentist nearby for better treatment.
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Hello doctor my one of teeth is paining and that teeth is became black color. I didn't eat properly What will I do. I am waiting for your reply. Thank you sir.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hello doctor my one of teeth is paining and that teeth is became black color. I didn't eat properly What will I do.
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If your teeth is black in color then it could be due to deep cavity, you may need root canal treatment.
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My teeth is yellow .I use daily salt, paste brush for my teeth but sitll my teeths yellow pls help.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My teeth is yellow .I use daily salt, paste brush for my teeth but sitll my teeths yellow pls  help.
Hello, yellow teeth could be because of deposits on your teeth or food lodged in your teeth. Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. You can also for bleaching or whitening for more white teeth. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Visit your dentist every 6 months.
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Doctor, I am a 18 year old guy. I have irregular teeths. I don't want to put braces on my teeths, is there any other solution to straighten my teeths?

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Dear , good evening - there is a treatment protocol - clearpath or invisalgin - it can be done by anyone who has been doing it. Basically it is a carry home system and you are responsible for wearing and correctly using the same. Of course it is hardly visible - but if you do not wear as expected do not expect the desired results too. The cost could be a bit discouraging as all the work is done outside the country and shipped to the dental surgeon who again guides you to the same.
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I am 24 year old I I have bone loss in my lower gums as a result of being on long term steroids and possibly some periodontal problems. This has caused my 2 lower teeth to become loose.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am 24 year old I I have bone loss in my lower gums as a result of being on long term steroids and possibly some per...
For gum infection, go for professional scaling and polishing. If the condition is much worse you might require flap surgery on gums. If the mobility of the tooth is more, than its better to remove it n get the artificial implanted.
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What medicines are required for tongue ulcers and paining in gums. It occur from 2 days.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
What medicines are required for tongue ulcers and paining in gums. It occur from 2 days.
You can apply dologel ct over the ulcer. Two to three times a day for a week. The ulcer should subside.
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I have numb tongue, dry mouth and pain in the throat. Happening for over 3 months. Please help me.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
I have numb tongue, dry mouth and pain in the throat. Happening for over 3 months. Please help me.
Take cor 200/5 drips in one teaspoon of water thrice a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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Hiii doctor I am 25 year old male. My self chetan sharma .mem last 5 year my mouth do noth open in full size .i here chewing gutkha but last one year not chewing gutkha and other necessary please doctor help meee my contact 8120252163.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hiii doctor I am 25 year old male. My self chetan sharma .mem last 5 year my mouth do noth open in full size .i here ...
It could. Osmf it's called precancerous disease consult a maxillfacial surgeon you may require surgery.
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Does rubbing a banana peel on teeth whitens them? Also please tell me other ways to whiten teeth naturally.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Does rubbing a banana peel on teeth whitens them? Also please tell me other ways to whiten teeth naturally.
Hello, as a home remedy you can apply strawberry crush or baking soda on your teeth for some time to whiten your teeth.
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I am suffering from payria disease. What are the medicines should be taken or what is the remedy of it? Should I use a toothpaste that remove such disease? If yes, which one? Can the payria be removed permanently or not?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from payria disease. What are the medicines should be taken or what is the remedy of it? Should I use ...
This is a gum disease which advances with time and it comes to a stage when teeth become loose. As well. You have to get teeth cleaning done by dentist. And later he might advice you for a full mouth xray. To understand the level of the bone. And then accordingly some advance procedures may be advised to you. Usually if there is bleeding you can use a mouthwash for a month. Rinse two times daily. Or else if bleeding in gums does not subside. Kindly visit dentist.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
For maintaining oral hygiene, rinsing your mouth with an alchohol-free mouth wash after every meal is important as it prevents the formation of bacteria.
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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Latur
Nylon (or multifilament) floss, waxed and unwaxed, is available in various flavours. Composed of many strands of nylon, this type of floss has a tendency of getting torn between teeth with tight contact points.
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