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Dr. Dipak M Vakharia

Dentist, Ahmedabad

Dr. Dipak M Vakharia Dentist, Ahmedabad
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Dr. Dipak M Vakharia is a popular Dentist in Geeta Mandir, Ahmedabad. He is currently associated with Vakharia Dental Clinic in Geeta Mandir, Ahmedabad. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Dipak M Vakharia on Lybrate.com.

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I have very bad smell in my mouth for all day even after brushing twice daily. What is the remedy?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have very bad smell in my mouth for all day even after brushing twice daily. What is the remedy?
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist massage gums drink plenty of water use betadine mouth wash twice daily.
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Causes and Symptoms of Dry Mouth

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Causes and Symptoms of Dry Mouth

When the salivary glands do not produce enough saliva, the mouth gets dry and uncomfortable. Due to certain conditions, such a phenomenon can occur and this condition is known as dry mouth or xerostomia. Xerostomia or dry mouth can occur due to multiple reasons. Read on more to find all about the different causes and symptoms of dry mouth.

Causes:

  1. Side effects of certain medications: Dry mouth occurs due to the effect of certain prescription and nonprescription medications. Drugs used to treat depression, pain, allergies, anxiety, epilepsy, obesity, nausea and psychotic disorders can cause dry mouth condition as a side effect. Sedatives and muscle relaxers can also cause dry mouth.
  2. Side effects of certain disease and infections: Certain diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, mumps, diabetes, hypertension, cystic fibrosis, anemia and Parkinson's disease can also cause dry mouth or xerostomia.
  3. Side effect of treatments: If the salivary glands are damaged due to certain reasons, then less saliva is secreted resulting in dry mouth. Certain treatments such as radiation treatments in the head and neck or chemotherapy sessions could indirectly cause dry mouth by damaging the salivary glands.
  4. Nerve damage: Dry mouth can also be due to a person suffering from nerve damage caused due to accident or surgery.
  5. Dehydration: Conditions like fever, excessive vomiting, diarrhea, excessive sweating, which cause dehydration can also cause dry mouth.
  6. Removal of salivary glands: Surgical removal of the salivary glands also causes dry mouth. 
  7. Lifestyle choices: Certain lifestyle preferences such as chewing tobacco or smoking can cause dry mouth.

Symptoms:
Dry mouth has several symptoms. If you have some or all of the symptoms mentioned below, then you are more than likely suffering from dry mouth.

  1. A sticky and dry feeling in the mouth. 
  2. The frequent feeling of being thirsty.
  3. A dry, parched feeling in the throat.
  4. The tongue being dry, raw and red.
  5. There is discomfort and problem while you are speaking or experiencing problems with chewing, tasting or swallowing food.
  6. Experiencing dry nasal passages, a sore throat or hoarseness in the voice.
  7. A tingling or slightly burning sensation in the mouth but particularly in the tongue.
  8. Having a bad breath.

Related Tip: "Why Oral Health in Older Adults Is Important"

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BDS
Dentist, Nagpur
Taking a large no. Of medications often leads to a dry mouth. Increase your fluid intake or ask your dentist about an artifical saliva product or chew sugarless gum after a meal to keep your mouth moist.
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How to keep away from teeth pain when we eats hard food ?

Where is it paining? Maybe you have a cavity in one of your teeth? Get yourself check up with dentist and check for cavities. Brush your teeth with fluoride tooth paste and use mouthwashes or salt water gargles.
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I have bad smell in mouth. so, what to do?

M.D.S, B.D.S.
Dentist,
Bad smell have a number of reason. Several internal medical conditions also can cause your breath to go downhill fast. They include diabetes, liver disease, respiratory tract infections, and chronic bronchitis. You'll want to see your doctor to rule out things like acid reflux, postnasal drip, and other causes of chronic dry mouth. But studies show that about 80% of bad breath comes from an oral source. For instance, cavities or gum disease can lead to bad breath, as can tonsils that have trapped food particles; cracked fillings, and less-than-clean dentures.
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I have mouth ulcers every 5-10 days, and I am losing my wait rapidly, decreasing my appetite also suggest me what should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have mouth ulcers every 5-10 days, and I am losing my wait rapidly, decreasing my appetite also suggest me what sho...
Hello , take Merc sol 200, 5 drops once in a week. Alfalfa Q, 10 drops with water twice daily before meals. Drink 10 to 12 glasses of water daily. Take Alpha LIV, 2 tsp , daily after dinner. Revert me after 1 month.
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MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
The consumption of food which is difficult to chew during orthodontic treatment like hard and crunchy food should be avoided.
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Hai there. I'm Akhil. I have small gaps in b/w my front 4 teeth's.how can I treat for this? If treatment how much does it cost.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hai there. I'm Akhil. I have small gaps in b/w my front 4 teeth's.how can I treat for this? If treatment how much doe...
Sir, it depends on how big the gap is. Very small gaps can be closed with cement. They may cost at least up to 500. But the cost varies from clinic to clinic and the material they use. But closing the gap may require braces on the teeth for time periods varying from 6 months to one and a half years. And the cost will again depend on the doctor and the type of treatment.
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Hello sir, I am 22 year old. When I sleep my mouth fill by bad smell water. What I should do?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hello sir,  I am 22 year old. When I sleep my mouth fill by bad smell water. What I should do?
This smell is related to your internal body like stomach or liver this is not one dental kindly get an ultrasound of ur abdomen and consult physician
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I am 50 year old & have six front teeth in upper jaw. I want to implant permanent teeth. What is the approximate cost ?

MDS Prosthodontics, B.D.S
Dentist, Kolkata
If you are willing for dental implant, then it will be necessary to show the present condition of your existing teeth. After proper evaluation with opg xray and other investigation, a dentist will be able to tell you the number of implants and as per the no if implants, dentist will be able to tell you the approximate cost.
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Reasons & Remedy for tooth senstivity

Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), PG in Laser Dentistry, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Reasons & Remedy for tooth senstivity
On drinking cold water or a sip of tea or coffee makes you uneasy or eating ice-cream or yoghurt is a nightmare, you may have a common problem known as “sensitive teeth.”

Various causes of sensitivity in teeth include:

1. Forceful brushing of teeth – it is the most common cause of tooth sensitivity. It causes thinning of the protective layer on our teeth that is enamel. Enamel protects our teeth against insult from food or fluids we take. Loss of enamel leads to sensitivity of teeth

Remedy:
• Gentle brushing of teeth
• Use soft bristle brush
• Change brush after 3- 6 months ( as the bristles wear away)
• Use little toothpaste ( toothpaste has abrasive particles which causes
wear away of enamel)
• Do brushing in up-down movement


2. Tooth decay – caries in tooth leads to tooth sensitivity. Caries remove the protective enamel layer exposing dentine layer to food and fluids. Dentine carries nerves which causes sensitivity

Remedy: Treatment involves removal of tooth decay and placement of
protective barrier on dentine that is a filling material

3. Old tooth fillings – over a period of time fillings may crack or break or get removed which leads to sensitivity.

Remedy: Change of filling in tooth

4. Exposed tooth roots- as a result of aggressive tooth brushing, gum recession and gum disease. It causes tooth sensitivity.

Remedy
• Use soft bristle brush
• Visit your dentist for gum disease treatment

5. Plaque and calculus - the purpose of brushing is to remove plaque that forms after eating food. An excessive build-up of plaque can cause your enamel to wear away. Again, your teeth can become more sensitive as they lose their enamel protection.

Remedy: The solution is to practice good daily dental care and visit your
dentist for cleanings every six months.

6. Habit of eating acidic foods -fruits like lemon, sweet lime, pickles and tomato juice contains acid which can dissolve enamel of teeth. Frequent use of acidic food causes tooth sensitivity.

7. Habit of tooth-grinding – grinding also cause tooth sensitivity due to loss of enamel.


Tooth sensitivity is treatable. You must have seen toothpaste made for sensitive teeth. However, toothpaste can only help limited no. of patient’s suffering from tooth sensitivity.

If your sensitivity is extreme and persists no matter what you do, please visit your dentist for an oral examination. Visit to dental specialist can determine the most likely cause of your tooth sensitivity and the best solution for your particular condition. I Hope this article will help you.
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My teeth has yellowish and some are cracked. Please help,

BDS
Dentist,
My teeth has yellowish and some are cracked. Please help,
Crackedness of teeth appears when there is lot of load on teeth. Yellowishness is due to crackling of teeth.
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I have constipation often when I not take food on time, also mouth ulcers come most of the time.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have constipation often when I not take food on time, also mouth ulcers come most of the time.
Take 2-tab. Charcol at night before bed. Syp. Livoluk 10 ml at night.This can help cure in constipation. take green veg., salaad in meal.grapes at night,one apple daily in morning. Banana in morning, juice,whole grain ,oats,more fiber meal,digestive foods, plenty of water during day and 1 glass of water before meal, avoid bad habits...stress ,alcohol, smoking, non-veg.,avoid fatty meal,oily foods. To confirm cause of constipation go for tests stool r/m, stool c/s,lft,blood sugar,cbc,usg whole abdomen ,x ray barium meal for examination for rectum,sigmoid, best tests is endoscopy for large intestine . Do not eat papaya if you diabetic. go for walk daily in morning. for mouth ulcer you can use mouth gel candid. 1 to 2 drop thrice a day.
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I have been smoking hookah from 2month. Now I'm getting bad taste on tongue and getting yellow whitish coating on it. How do I remove the yellow whitish coated from my tongue.

BDS
Dentist, Jaunpur
Get rid of ur habit , its self healing stage no need to worry as soon as u withdraw habit ,you will find everything back on track
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My teeth is pain in any hot water or hot drink . so, what to do.?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
My teeth is pain in any hot water or hot drink . so, what to do.?
Hi, teeth have a protective layer called enamel with age the enamel wears off and become thin which causes to become teeth sensitive to cold and hot. You need to get a professional check up done to know the exact cause and solution of your problem. Regards
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I have problem with bad breath even if go for 2 times brush also please suggest me what I can do to solve this.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have problem with bad breath even if go for 2 times brush also please suggest me what I can do to solve this.
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: - practice good oral hygiene. - brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. - don't forget to brush the tongue, too. - replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. - use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. - see your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. - drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. - chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
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I am 45 yrs old male. Rashes developed in the inner wall of my cheek. Please tell me the remedies.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Rashes developing in the inner wall of the cheek may be due to a variety of reasons. Mostly it occurs due to chemicals released from tobacco products or may be due to decreased immunity or prolonged use of antibiotics. Kindly consult the dentist to identify the factor responsible for it.
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I am 32 years old my problem is my mouth and teeth. Mouth smell is very bad smelling. In the morning time its smells too badplz suggest me medicine. My weight is 90 kgs.

Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 32 years old my problem is my mouth and teeth. Mouth smell is very bad smelling. In the morning time its smells ...
Morning bad breath is a common condition but it goes after you brush. you can prevent this by brushing at night along with antibacterial mouth rinses after dinner because at night we keep mouth close for about 6-9 hrs. this is enough time for bacteria to act over this food lodged over and between the teeth and hence cause bad breath. note that there should be a gap of atleast half an hour between brushing and antibacterial mouth rinses. if this problem remains persistent during daytime also, then visit a dentist for professional cleaning of your teeth.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcers and used many ointments like ora help, which contain choline salsylate. Can you suggest me any tablets in this regard?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from mouth ulcers and used many ointments like ora help, which contain choline salsylate. Can you sugg...
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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