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Dr. Dharmendra M Thakkar

BDS

Dentist, Ahmedabad

21 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Dharmendra M Thakkar is an experienced Dentist in Isanpur, Ahmedabad. He has been a practicing Dentist for 20 years. He has completed BDS. You can consult Dr. Dharmendra M Thakkar at Astha Dental Clinic in Isanpur, Ahmedabad. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Dharmendra M Thakkar on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Goverment Dental College Ahmedabad - 1996
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What to do for whitening teeth besides brushing twice a day? Toothpaste?Or anything else?

Dentist, Kolkata
What to do for whitening teeth besides brushing twice a day? Toothpaste?Or anything else?
Regular brushing, flossing and using mouthwash will help you maintain good oral hygiene. Apart from that go for scaling once in every 6 months.
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Is Your Wisdom Tooth Giving You Night Mare!

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
Is Your Wisdom Tooth Giving You Night Mare!

By the age of eighteen, the average adult has 32 teeth; 16 teeth on the top and 16 teeth on the bottom. Each tooth in the mouth has a specific name and function. The teeth in the front of the mouth (incisors, canine and bicuspid teeth) are ideal for grasping and biting food into smaller pieces. The back teeth or molar teeth are used to grind food up into a consistency suitable for swallowing.

The average mouth is made to hold only 28 teeth. It can be painful when 32 teeth try to fit in a mouth that holds only 28 teeth. These four other teeth are your third molars, also known as" wisdom teeth.

Why should I remove my wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth are the last teeth to erupt within the mouth. When they align properly and gum tissue is healthy, wisdom teeth do not have to be removed. Unfortunately, this does not generally happen. The extraction of wisdom teeth is necessary when they are prevented from properly erupting within the mouth. They may grow sideways, partially emerge from the gum and even remain trapped beneath the gum and bone. Impacted teeth can take many positions in the bone as they attempt to find a pathway that will allow them to erupt successfully.

These poorly positioned impacted teeth can cause many problems. When they are partially erupted, the opening around the tooth allows bacteria to grow and will eventually cause an infection. The result: swelling, stiffness, pain and illness. The pressure from the erupting wisdom tooth may move other teeth and disrupt the orthodontic or natural alignment of teeth. The most serious problem occurs when tumours or cysts form around the impacted wisdom tooth, resulting in the destruction of the jawbone and healthy teeth. Removal of the offending impacted tooth or teeth usually resolves these problems. Early removal is recommended to avoid such future problems and to decrease the surgical risk involved with the procedure.

Oral examination

With an oral examination and x-rays of the mouth, our doctors can evaluate the position of the wisdom teeth and predict if there may be present or future problems. Studies have shown that early evaluation and treatment result in a superior outcome for the patient. Patients are generally first evaluated in the mid- teenage years by their dentist, orthodontist or by an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.

All outpatient surgery is performed under appropriate anaesthesia to maximize patient comfort.

Removal

In most cases, the removal of wisdom teeth is performed under local anaesthesia, or general anaesthesia. These options as well as the surgical risks (i. E. Sensory nerve damages, sinus complications) will be discussed with you before the procedure is performed. Once the teeth are removed, the gum is sutured and gauze is placed in your mouth to bite on to control bleeding. You will rest under our supervision in the office until you are ready to be taken home. Upon discharge, your post-operative kit will include postoperative instructions, a prescription for pain medication, antibiotics and a follow-up appointment in one week for suture removal. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call us.

Our services are provided in an environment of optimum safety that utilises modern monitoring equipment and staff that are experienced in anaesthesia techniquesAny wisdom tooth related problem get connected to us to get your smile back.

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I have recurrent aphthous stomatitis. Almost 2 to 3 weeks a month I get ulcers in my mouth. Sometimes even 2 or 3 at a time. Gums, tongue and lips. I love spicy food which causes a lot of inflammation. Any quick remedies or gelthat I can apply?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have recurrent aphthous stomatitis. Almost 2 to 3 weeks a month I get ulcers in my mouth. Sometimes even 2 or 3 at ...
Nutritional deficiency, excessive stress & debilitating disease can cause ulcer. Exercise regularly. Have a balanced diet. Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. Increase dietary intake of vitamin B, folic acid, iron and use of vitamin supplements etc under medical supervision if blood tests confirm low concentrations. Most go away in about a week, but it’s important to monitor any mouth sores you develop. If you are concerned, or if the sore doesn’t seem to be healing, contact your dentist Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals.
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I was having too much sensitivity in my tooth what should I do. please help me ASAP.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I was having too much sensitivity in my tooth what should I do. please help me ASAP.
Lybrate-user you are having sensitive teeth. Apply colgate sensitive tooth paste. Visit dental surgeon for advise cleaning deposits and scaling.
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I had my tartar removal today and after that my mouth is producing a little more saliva than usual. The doc prescribed me HEX mouthwash. After I used it I had to spit after every 15 mins. Is it ok to gulp the saliva mixed with mouthwash ingredients ?Can I wash my mouth after an hour of using the mouthwash?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I had my tartar removal today and after that my mouth is producing a little more saliva than usual. The doc prescribe...
It is not necessary to wash your mouth. Mouthwash helps you to kill harmful microorganisms. Spitting your saliva does not harm you but try to avoid that since you will lose the medicines of mouthwash in your saliva.
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Now I am 8th month pregnant. I am suffering from wisdom tooth pain from 3days. Gum line is on wisdom tooth. What shall I do for that pain. I have consulted dentist they said that we have to remove that wisdom tooth because of gum line is on wisdom tooth. What I have to do now can I remove that tooth or not because I am carrying 8th month pregnant?

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Now I am 8th month pregnant. I am suffering from wisdom tooth pain from 3days. Gum line is on wisdom tooth. What shal...
Hello lybrate-user, first I want to congratulate. Actually third trimester of pregnancy is safe period for treatment. If it is painful for you then go for removal of your wisdom tooth. For temporary relief you can rinse with warm water by adding salt in it. But it is only for temporary relief.
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My age is 21 years my new teeth coming. But because of new teeth my mouth is paining. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My age is 21 years my new teeth coming. But because of new teeth my  mouth is paining. Please help.
You are having your last molar coming please take tab combiflam for pain do warm saline gargles and visit dental surgeon for dressing and advise.
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BDS
Dentist, Pune
Tooth can't repair themselves protect them from damage.
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Dr. it's been more than 6 months I'm having headache. Initially it use to moves all over in my head various parts then started ear pain with tinnitus sound followed with jaw and teeth pain. I tried many medicines over this 6 months but no use. Since 1 week headache is slightly reduced but having jaw pain and Ear pain and severe hair fall. Hair is not normal it's like just falling a lot. Doctor yes I do accept I'm going through a lot of personal problems since 6 to 8 months and under stress. I even mentioned it to my Dr. here he said probably Tension headache and gv medicines but it's not helping me. I developed lot of white hair, ear pain, Jaw pain, at times flashes in front of eyes and hair fall. Dr. are these signs of stress or an indication to serious health problems. I'm scared is it any Cancer or Brain Tumour? ? . Dr. one friend suggested to get an MRI done. I'm really confused. Do you think I should get an MRI done? Dr. why since 6 months my headache, ear pain tinnitus sound and jaw pain teeth pain, eye flashes or eye twitching is not reducing ? Why since 1 week I'm loosing so much hair? . Dr. I'm really scared please suggest what tests should I get done and what do you personally think these symptoms are? Please help me .

MDS Prosthodontics, MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Dr. it's been more than 6 months I'm having headache. Initially it use to moves all over in my head various parts the...
You should visit md physician. Consult good doctor. 6 months is abnormal thing. Mri helps in diagnosis of soft tissue but it should be referred and diagnosed by doctor. As a dentist I can suggest you to visit a good dentist because tooth ache can be from jaw to ear to head known as a reffered pain. This pain can be so severe that it can wake you up in middle of night also. So better to visit a dentist also. Take care. Wish you healthy life ahead.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcer since my childhood. Its heavy some time like 4 places in mouth at a time Suggest me some permanent cure for this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from mouth ulcer since my childhood. Its heavy some time like 4 places in mouth at a time
Suggest me s...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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Severe pain in teeth and some time also headache and heavy head ache while watching something in TV or mobile phones. Is it migration.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Severe pain in teeth and some time also headache and heavy head ache while watching something in TV or mobile phones....
Your head ache may be due to eye strain. Continuously reading small print without proper light should be avoided. Smart phone may cause strain. Don't expose your eyes to extreme sunny weather of cold windy weather. Don't be closer to people with eye infections as you may contact the infection. Get your eyes tested for any vision problem. Homoeopathy has effective treatment for your problem without adverse effects. Take belldonna 200 ---once daily in the morning for 5 days.
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I have dental problem for last 2 years. Dr. suggested gum surgery. But it is very painful. Any other options with out surgery.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I have dental problem for last 2 years. Dr. suggested gum surgery. But it is very painful. Any other options with out...
No there is no other option but it wont be painful after giving proper anesthsia so go for it nothing will happen .
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My mouth get stick it smell badly I drink water but then also this problem come my throat get block when I eat food give solution to remain healthy and feel healthy.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
My mouth get stick it smell badly I drink water but then also this problem come my throat get block when I eat food g...
Please note that you are having gum problems. Do not drink excess water rather wash your mouth and gums each time you take any food. Also do saline-water mouth wash daily before going to bed. Do get back after 2 weeks.
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I have pain in my gums at the back where the wisdom tooth grows but there is swelling also spreading and I am not exactly sure if it pain of my wisdom tooth because I smoke and think it may be oral cancer. Can you please shed some light how I confirm my state? Thank you.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I have pain in my gums at the back where the wisdom tooth grows but there is swelling also spreading and I am not exa...
It may not be oral cancer.... You may take homoeopathic medicine Mag Carb 30 tds... for 4-5 days... see if it helps.. It is better to consult..
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Hi I'm a male or boys does eating ice cube or keeping in the mouth or swallowing is good for our skin and health please tel me please can I eat ice cube or swallow it please tel me plz.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi I'm a male or boys does eating ice cube or keeping in the mouth or swallowing is good for our skin and health plea...
Ice munching won’t destroy your health like other addictions will. But the dental damage that comes from chewing on ice often include cracked and chipped teeth, damage to tooth enamel, problems with existing dental work such as fillings and crowns, and sore jaw muscles. You may also find your teeth become extremely sensitive to hot and cold drinks and foods, and are more prone to cavities.
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BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
Never forget to brush twice a day. An average full mouth brushing takes around 1.5 minutes. Use a soft or medium brush.
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I am a 29 years old female and have mouth ulcer for last 2 months. What should I do?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hi, there are many causes of mouth ulcers like stress, trauma, constipation, vitamin deficiency and many more. You can apply mucopain gel over the ulcers for relief. Visit an oral medicine specialist for complete treatment. Regards.
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I am 24 year male suffering from halitosis for the past 4 years. I consulted a dentist he said my oral health is good. Even tried THERE AFTER toothpaste . But it is of no use. Kindly suggest me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 24 year male suffering from halitosis for the past 4 years. I consulted a dentist he said my oral health is good...
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too.
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