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Dr. Ankita Singhal

BDS

Dentist, Ahmedabad

5 Years Experience
Dr. Ankita Singhal BDS Dentist, Ahmedabad
5 Years Experience
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I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care....more
I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care.
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Dr. Ankita Singhal is a trusted Dentist in Navrangpura, Ahmedabad. She has helped numerous patients in her 5 years of experience as a Dentist. She has done BDS . You can visit her at Moha Dental Clinic in Navrangpura, Ahmedabad. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ankita Singhal and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - College of Dental Sciences Hospital, Indore - 2012
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I have problem of siviour sm fibrosis since last 25 years now my mouth is not opening and I have problem to take food recently I have done teeth removal after that my mouth becomes more close.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have problem of siviour sm fibrosis since last 25 years now my mouth is not opening and I have problem to take food...
Oral submucous fibrosis can be treated successfully by surgery, hope you have quit the habit of taking gutkha, etc.
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Dentist, Jaunpur
The leftover food particles can wreck havoc in your mouth especially while the orthodontic treatment. Always remember to use a mouthwash after every meal.

BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
How To Effectively Clean a White Tongue, the Cause of Bad Breath

Have you ever noticed that sometimes you have a white tongue? This condition is something that nobody wants to have. Why? A white tongue not only looks abnormal, but if left untreated, it's a strong indication of a bad breath problem.

People who have a white tongue, also known as a geographic tongue, are definitely more likely to experience an abnormally colored tongue. Geographic tongue simply means a tongue that has lots of grooves and fissures in it. These grooves and fissures make an excellent breeding ground for the anaerobic bacteria that cause bad breath. Under certain conditions, a geographic tongue can be white, yellow, even black in color. A geographic tongue can also be coated and sometimes dry and cracked. The way around this problem is simply making sure that your tongue is kept as clean as possible.

Tongue cleaning or scraping is a process that the majority of people in the United States don't do on a daily basis. Yet, it's one of the most important steps you can take to keep your breath clean and fresh!

MYTHS ABOUT CLEANING A WHITE TONGUE

MYTH #1: You have to scrape hard to clean a white tongue. This is false! You do not need to scrape your tongue so hard that it bleeds. In general, pressing harder does not remove more bacteria. You simply need to press hard enough that the tongue cleaner you're using is pressed flush across the surface. Try not to leave any gaps.

MYTH #2: Tongue Cleaning Alone Prevents Bad Breath. This is also false! Tongue cleaning alone does not kill the bacteria that cause bad breath that are breeding below the surface of a white tongue. It simply removes the gunk on the surface. This gunk (mucus and food debris) is a food source for anaerobic bacteria.

MYTH #3: You must use a complex, expensive gizmo to successfully clean your tongue. Again false! Really, all you need is a fairly rigid instrument, that you can easily make flush on the surface of your white tongue and cover the largest area possible. Those electronic tongue cleaners you see can be helpful if you have arthritis, difficulty with coordination, or in general have a tough time performing some simple actions, which I'll outline below.

Tongue cleaning is really not that difficult to do, and it's not even very time consuming. That extra minute or two you spend on your tongue per day can reap huge rewards in preventing bad breath. It'll help prevent this condition, return it to it's normal color, and most importantly cut down on bad breath.

STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS TO SUCCESSFULLY CLEAN A WHITE TONGUE

STEP 1: Starting at the base of your tongue, place a tongue cleaner/scraper flush against your tongue's surface and make slow sweeping strokes from the back to the front. You can start at either side of your tongue and work your way across to the other side. Depending on the tongue cleaner you are using, you might need to make three to four different swaths across your white tongue.

STEP 2: Once the surface debris from your white tongue has been removed, apply a small bead of toothpaste to the head of your tongue cleaner. Make sure your toothpaste does not contain Sodium Lauryl Sulfate because this ingredient will dry out your mouth.

STEP 3: Gently coat the surface of your tongue (as far back as possible without gagging yourself) with the toothpaste. This allows the toothpaste to penetrate below the surface of your tongue and neutralize those sulfur-producing anaerobic bacteria. Believe it or not, there are more bacteria in the rear of your tongue than in the front!

STEP 4: Once your tongue is coated, allow the toothpaste to stay on the surface of your tongue as long as you can. Up to 90 seconds is ideal. If you begin to cough, or your gag reflex kicks in, that's okay, just spit whenever you need to.

STEP 5: Ideally, it's best to leave the toothpaste on the surface of your tongue, while you brush your teeth normally.

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Hello everyone,

If you ever see any white patches in your mouth please do visit a dentist for proper check up as it could be an unavoidable disease. It can be scrapable or non scrapable. White patches can be seen due cheek bites if you have any sharp tooth it can hurt your oral mucosa all you can do is do visit your dentist he/she will the round off the sharp point as it is necessary to avoid further development of any pathology.
Keep your diet healthy add more fruits and green vegetables in your diet will do the added benefits.

I want to a treatment of teeth braces. I want to know the cost and time duration for this treatment?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
I want to a treatment of teeth braces. I want to know the cost and time duration for this treatment?
Braces treatment usually last for 2 years. Cost of it will depend upon the specialist treating you and the type of braces fixed. It is a huge range from 5000-500000.
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Im 20 years old .my teeth is yellowish .how can I can do white. .when I brush some time its bleeding n when I wash me mouth is paining my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Im 20 years old .my teeth is yellowish .how can I can do white. .when I brush some time its bleeding n when I wash me...
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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My tooth is breaking up in the middle horizontally. I'm feeling pain and its happening from last one month. I was not able to drink hot or chilled liquids and feeling like its increasing day by day. I do not know why its happening. Please suggest me with anything that I can do. Thanks.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My tooth is breaking up in the middle horizontally. I'm feeling pain and its happening from last one month. I was not...
Consult a dentist take a X-ray n c if it's cracked or broken if yes get rct n cap before it gets infected
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BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
Rinse your mouth with an alchohol-free mouth wash after every meal to avoid the formation of bacteria.

I am a 40 years old and I have a tongue infection like having any light spicy food tounge burning tounge also having in black spots from last 1 year.

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
Dear sir, do you have any habit like betel nut chewing or tobacco chewing. What is your mouth opening? try oint lexanox plus by macleods pharmate.
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My root canal treatment has been done before 6 months. But, today dental cap is automatically removed while I was having breakfast. What should I do? Can I fix that dental cap again from doctor?

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
My root canal treatment has been done before 6 months. But, today dental cap is automatically removed while I was hav...
At times it happens that your fixed cap comes out while chewing something but not to worry, you need to preserve that cap and book an appointment to your dentist for the same. Your dentist which check for any problem in the tooth or cap and vl cement the same cap if possible.
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I feel a little sensation in my tooth whenever I apply pressure or chew some hard food I didn't find any cavity. What could be the reason?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
It could be due to thing protective layer covering teeth....take calcium supplements along with good anti sensitivity tooth paste...
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MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
Importance of vitamin D
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Dentist, Jammu
Another way of re creating lost smiles for ever lasting beautiful smiles for enhancing your lives and beauty.
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I have removed my tooth as suggested by a dentist. Now I want to implant a new tooth. What are the various options.

Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
I have removed my tooth as suggested by a dentist.
Now I want to implant a new tooth. What are the various options.
According to your age, implant is the best option available to replace the missing tooth another option is a 3 unit bridge. It is not so conservative.
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Hello doctor my self sonu I am 21 year old unmarried girl I have teeth cavity problem last one months what should I do please tell me doctor.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello doctor my self sonu I am 21 year old unmarried girl I have teeth cavity problem last one months what should I d...
Hi, you need to go for a check-up and x-ray to figure out extent of decay to get a clear idea of the treatment plan. Regards
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
5 Common Toothbrushing Mistakes
Brushing your teeth is one major way to prevent cavities and keep those pearly whites looking beautiful. But if you’re making one of these common toothbrushing mistakes, your teeth might not be getting all the care they need.
1. Flossing after brushing: Everyone should floss at least once per day. But if you’re flossing before you brush, you’re leaving stuff behind that could cause cavities. Even though flossing removes food and plaque that’s stuck between the teeth, it still might be hanging around in your mouth. Following two minutes of brushing with a good floss is the solution for a truly clean smile.
2. Brushing in straight lines: Brushing in straight lines is great for some parts of your teeth, but not all. For the outer surfaces of your teeth, you should be brushing in circles in order to get the best scrub possible. For the inner surfaces of your teeth, brush in up and down motions. Finally, for the tops of your big back teeth, straight lines are the way to go.
3. Not brushing long enough: You should brush at least two times per day, but after every meal is best. And each time you brush, you should do it for two to three minutes.
4. Using an old brush: Toothbrushes need to be replaced about every 3 months. If the bristles of a toothbrush are bent, then it’s past time for a new brush. Why does it matter? Bent bristles just can’t clean the teeth as well as straight bristles. It’s as simple as that.
5. Using the wrong toothpaste: First things first, make sure you’re using a fluoride toothpaste. It strengthens the teeth and prevents cavities. Second, if you’re buying toothpaste for kids, get something fruity-flavored. Kids usually don’t like minty flavors, and might put up a fight if you ask them to brush with a toothpaste they think tastes yucky. Finally, if you have sensitive teeth, get a toothpaste with potassium nitrate. It’s proven to help with tooth sensitivity, and can make it easier to eat hot or cold foods.
If you’re guilty of one or more of these toothbrushing mistakes, you’re not alone. The good news is that now you know how to brush like a pro, and that’s going to go a long way in helping you have a healthier, happier smil
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I have three fully impacted wisdom teeth. But they are not infected. From last 6 months I have jaw, throat, ear, tongue & tooth pains. Meanwhile I suffered from throat infection which was due to Enterobacter clocae. I have also reactive lymphnodes in neck. Can impacted wisdom teeth cause all such symptoms?

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Dentist, Bangalore
Hello lybrate-user, wisdom teeth do cause pain in and around teeth and this pain is often referred to jaw, throat and ear. If these wisdom teeth are always causing discomfort and aren't helpfull in biting or chewing food then I would suggest you to go for an intentional extraction of these teeth. I am sure you'll be much more comfortable after it.
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Sir meri age 22 hai mere daant bahut tede mede hai unhe seedha kiyaa jaa sakta hai yanhi mai bahut pareshaan hu isi kaaran mai hansta nahi hoo mujhe bahut bura lagta hai kya ye shide ho sakte hai esme kitne pese lagenge or kitna samay lagega.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Mohali
Sir meri age 22 hai mere daant bahut tede mede
hai unhe seedha kiyaa jaa sakta hai
yanhi mai bahut pareshaan hu isi
k...
Hi. I am an orthodontist by profession. Yes definitely your teeth can be straightened and we can give you a very beautiful smile and boost your confidence. The only thing required are healthy teeth. Braces treatment takes around 1 to one and half year. And since you are very young I would advise you to go in for an orthodontic/braces treatment.
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Hello sir. I have a serious problem. Since last 6 years I press my teeth on the table because my height of teeth. And last 6 months I'm getting full headache then I will stop pressing of my teeth. Now my mind is not working in some times and I forgot easily when my sir handover some works I forgot it. It is very problem to me what I do sir And which doctor can I consult.

Dentist, Gorakhpur
Hello sir.
I have a serious problem. Since last 6 years I press my teeth on the table because my height of teeth. And...
You should not reason or relate your health issues. Rather than getting confuse and complicating your problems you should see a dentist. If you r having problem with height of teeth do not try absurd methods. It will never benefit this way rather than that it will only add to your worries. See a dentist get it resolved. Many technique's are available now a days. It could be fixed orthodontic treatment or removable appliance might be needed or just simple veneering might help. See a dentist first and improve your condition taking his help.
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I am 35 years old had an accident last month surgery done in mouth pallet, now my upper lip had swelling and hardness pls suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 35 years old had an accident last month surgery done in mouth pallet, now my upper lip had swelling and hardness...
Wait for blood clot to subside. Then consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon to check for any foreign body in the lip.
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