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Dr. Navin S Shah

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Dr. Navin S Shah is a renowned Dentist in Paldi, Ahmedabad. You can visit him at Parshwa Dental Clinic & Implant Center in Paldi, Ahmedabad. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Navin S Shah on Lybrate.com.

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How to reduce gum receding. Afraid that. Due to this I'll lose my teeth. Please suggest.

BDS, Diploma in Implantology
Dentist,
How to reduce gum receding. Afraid that. Due to this I'll lose my teeth. Please suggest.
Hi lybrate-user. Please do not be afraid of that, you consult a nearby dentist get cleaned n polished your teeth, n follow the proper brushing technique using a soft brush, brush twicely, use mouth wash and have warm saline gargle frequently, take plenty of water and do gum massage. And after all you can do a periodontal surgery if needed.
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I had chronic teeth sensitivity problem for last two years, now I am facing facial pain problem at interval of one or two days. Actually I contacted Sikkim Manipal medical college to solve the problem of teeth sensitivity and they advised for teeth filling which could not work and teeth sensitivity problem got elevated. Now for last two months I am facing facial pain an interval of one or two day which lasted for two to three hours and face also becomes slightly warm around left jaw. Please advice me what to do.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, It would really help us give you a more detailed treatment plan if you could send us an O.P.G x ray (that is the one that shows all teeth together ). Having look at the same we will be in better position to comment. Please find below is our contact details. Dr. Krinita Motwani's Dental Clinic
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I am worried about my eight I'd it OK of I have to work out and my teeth is paining simultaneity how to so it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am worried about my eight I'd it OK of I have to work out and my teeth is paining simultaneity how to so it.
Wisdom teeth usually make their appearance between the ages of 17 and 21, though it's possible for them to push through earlier or later. Referred to as your" third molars, these four teeth begin to push through the skin like any other tooth, which can cause pain. However, wisdom teeth are much more likely to grow in at an incorrect angle – even sideways – causing impaction that can radiate this pain to the teeth in front of it.
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Sir, My Father is 60 years old. His 3 Nos. Of Tooths have lost. He want to implant / fix the new one. What is the procedure and What will be the cost. I stay in Jamshedpur.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Sir, My Father is 60 years old. His 3 Nos. Of Tooths have lost. He want to implant / fix the new one. What is the pro...
Hi lybrate-user he can go for implants if his front & back teeth r firm & does he ve any health probs ,even then with proper supervision & proper concerned speciality Dr. can do best for him ,implants r costing frm 25,000 to 60,000 rs & if he needs only bridges cost will come down 👍
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I visited my dentist for straightening of my 26 years old sister' front teeth. He advised me for pre molar teeth extraction and told that it may take 2 years in complete treatment. Before that he is going to start pyorrhea treatment. I want to know has my dentist advised me right? how pyorrhea is treated? is this a surgical treatment? how much it costs? is teeth extraction 100 % safe or there is any risk? will after teeth extraction my sister smile/eat like normal?

BDS
Dentist, Durgapur
Upper arch expansion is newer approach for gaining space instead of extractiing premolars. So i' ll advice you not to go for extraction. Pyorrhea is infection of gums that makes your teeth weak & associated with bad breath. It is treated by nonsurgical means, scalling( cleaning debris deposit over your teeth) & root planing. Adjunct: chlorhexidine mouthrinse & warm saline mouthrinse.
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My one tooth is bent inwards. I don't want to use braces as someone told me that two other tooths from the corners will be removed for that. I heard of something called hard push up which is done manually by doctor and is time taking. Please suggest me on that.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
My one tooth is bent inwards. I don't want to use braces as someone told me that two other tooths from the corners wi...
braces are the best way but if you don't want braces then either a removable device may help or invisible aligners may help
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Your Tooth Is Alive

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Your Tooth Is Alive

The most exciting thing about our oral cavity is your teeth are alive and not a dead bone. They grow just like your other organs and they do respond to many factors like nutrition, injury and bacteria.

It is important to understand what teeth, saliva, gums are all about. Lets have a quick overview of all the important structures in our mouth.

The anatomy:-

  • There is a structure in the center of the tooth known as pulp. This pulp contains blood vessels that provides nutrition to the tooth and nerves that carries sensation to the tooth.
  • This pulp is extended till the root tips at the bottom through root canals. This pulp is very fragile. Two protective coverings are there to en box the pulp i. E dentin which is yellow in color and it is closer to pulp. Second and outermost layer is enamel which is white in color.
  • The enamel decides the final color of tooth. Stronger the enamel structure the brighter the tooth looks.
  • Then comes the gums (gingiva), it gives the enveloping and protective covering to your tooth. It even acts as barrier and protects the intrusion of bacteria from outside. There are more than 400 species of bacteria that are trying to enter your blood stream through our mouth. Healthy gums provides the protection from all of them.
  • The roots of the tooth is attached to the jaw bone with the structure called as cementum and attachment fiber. This acts as shock absorb er and protects the tooth from biting forces.
  • Every tooth structure has its own role and importance.
  • Apart from gums dentin and other tooth structures serves important role to maintain it into a healthy state.
  • In coming blogs we will discuss the process of cavity formation and other problems in oral cavity.
  • The most exciting thing about our oral cavity is your teeth are alive and not a dead bone.They grow just like your other organs and they do respond to many factors like nutrition, injury and bacteria.
  • It is important to understand what teeth, saliva ,gums are all about.Lets have a quick overview of all the important structures in our mouth.

The Anatomy :-

  • There is a structure in the center of the tooth known as PULP.This pulp contains blood vessels that provides nutrition to the tooth and nerves that carries sensation to the tooth.
  • This pulp is extended till the root tips at the bottom through root canals.This pulp is very fragile. Two protective coverings are there to en box the pulp i.e dentin which is yellow in color and it is closer to pulp. Second and outermost layer is enamel which is white in color.
  • The enamel decides the final color of tooth. Stronger the enamel structure the brighter the tooth looks.
  • Then comes the gums (gingiva), it gives the enveloping and protective covering to your tooth.It even acts as barrier and protects the intrusion of bacteria from outside.There are more than 400 species of bacteria that are trying to enter your blood stream through our mouth. Healthy gums provides the protection from all of them.
  • The roots of the tooth is attached to the jaw bone with the structure called as cementum and attachment fiber.This acts as shock absorb er and protects the tooth from biting forces.
  • Every tooth structure has its own role and importance.
  • Apart from gums dentin and other tooth structures serves important role to maintain it into a healthy state.
  • In coming blogs we will discuss the process of cavity formation and other problems in oral cavity.
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Sir as I smoke daily sometimes like once in two months blood comes out I think it comes from my throat but it comes only when I am brushing my teeth.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Sir as I smoke daily sometimes like once in two months blood comes out I think it comes from my throat but it comes o...
Smoking has no direct relationship with spitting blood (hemoptysis), appearence of blood per orum may present in gingivitis or spongy gum (one in 5 cases, nasal corrosion, continuous hacking cough ,prolonged URTIs ,at times in cases of tuberculous lung damage (one in 10 cases), in rare instance (one out of 50 cases) it may be a malignancy either of lungs, esophagus etc. Do not bother, eat healthy reduce smoking, kindly check CBC ,lft, creatinine,fasting pp blood sugar and very important sputum test (AFBtest) with PA chest (digital xray. If you run fever and or losing weight meet a qualified doctor asap. Good luck.
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I have a root canal treatment, but I have not completed full course. Now what I do?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
You should get the treatment completed otherwise you will crop up with added infection or tooth will break.
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I have cavity in my teeth. If decayed teeth affect on health. Any problem for health from cavity.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have cavity in my teeth. If decayed teeth affect on health. Any problem for health from cavity.
In certain health conditions specially in patients with existing heart conditions having a infected tooth or gums can have ill effects. It's always better to have infection free mouth for overall better health.
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How Should Diabetic Patients Take Care Of Their Oral Health?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
How Should Diabetic Patients Take Care Of Their Oral Health?

If your diabetes is not under control, you are more likely to develop problems in your mouth. The good news is you can keep your teeth and gums healthy. By controlling your blood glucose, brushing and flossing every day, and visiting a dentist regularly, you can help prevent serious problems in your mouth.

The Symptoms of Untreated Diabetes

The warning signs of diabetes affect every part of your body. After a blood test, you may be told by a doctor that you have high blood sugar. You may feel excessively thirsty or have to urinate a lot. Weight loss and fatigue are other common symptoms. Diabetes can also cause you to lose consciousness if your blood sugar falls too low. 

If diabetes is left untreated, it can take a toll on your mouth as well. Here's how:

  1. You may have less saliva, causing your mouth to feel dry. (Dry mouth is also caused by certain medications.)
  2. Because saliva protects your teeth, you’re also at a higher risk of cavities.
  3. Gums may become inflamed and bleed often (gingivitis).
  4. You may have problems tasting food.
  5. You may experience delayed wound healing.
  6. You may be susceptible to infections inside of your mouth.
  7. For children with diabetes, teeth may erupt at an age earlier than is typical.

Diabetes is a chronic, systemic disease and affects all parts of the body. While its effect on the nerves, eyes, kidneys, and skin is more common, their oral effects are less known. However, diabetes will vouch how they lost tooth and have dry mouth after their sugars went out of control.

  1. Oral Symptoms in Diabetics: There is a strong correlation between oral health and poorly controlled blood sugars. Some of the common oral indications of diabetes are as follows.
  2. Dry Mouth: There is less amount of saliva, which brings with it a whole lot of symptoms including soreness of the mucosa, ulcers, increased chances of infection, gum inflammation and tooth decay.
  3. Thrush: The saliva has higher sugar levels and attracts fungus (Candida in particular) which thrives in this dry, sugary environment. This produces a burning sensation in the mouth.
  4. Periodontal Disease: The gums get severely infected with gingival recession, where the gum line recedes exposing more of the tooth (tooth length seems to have increased). There is “pocket” formation, or space between the tooth and the gum which hosts a variety of bacteria. The periodontal ligament loses its strength to hold the tooth in place, and thereby teeth become mobile. If not worked upon in time, there could be multiple teeth lost.

Why People with Diabetes Are More Prone to Gum Disease

All people have more tiny bacteria living in their mouth now than there are people on this planet. If they make their home in your gums, you can end up with periodontal disease. This chronic, inflammatory disease can destroy your gums, all the tissues holding your teeth and even your bones.

Periodontal disease is the most common dental disease affecting those living with diabetes, affecting nearly 22% of those diagnosed. Especially with increasing age, poor blood sugar control increases the risk for gum problems. In fact, people with diabetes are at a higher risk for gum problems because of poor blood sugar control. As with all infections, serious gum disease may cause blood sugar to rise. This makes diabetes harder to control because you are more susceptible to infections and are less able to fight the bacteria invading the gums.

As much as it sounds alarming, it is not. There are easy, simple ways to manage these. In fact, good overall management of diabetes will ensure the oral symptoms are also maintained under control. Following are some things to do which will help in managing diabetes in general and the oral symptoms in particular:

As soon as diabetes is diagnosed, visit a dentist to take stock of the oral health condition. Any identified problem should be treated to avoid progression.

  1. Keep a close watch to ensure blood sugar remains as close to normal as possible.
  2. Switch to a toothbrush with soft or extra-soft bristles. This will help reduce the pressure on the gums and thereby prevent gum bleeding
  3. After every meal, remember to brush the teeth.
  4. Flossing at least once a day will help remove food deposits between the teeth. Alternately, use interdental brushes.
  5. Rinse at least twice daily using an antiseptic mouthwash.
  6. Denture-wearers should always clean them daily and never go to sleep with the denture in the mouth.
  7. Smoking with diabetics is a strict no-no, work on quitting at the earliest.
  8. Visit a dentist every 3 months to ensure oral issues are identified at the earliest and treatment done with minimal intervention.
  9. Any dental procedure should be done only when sugar levels are under control.

Managing diabetes is a lifelong commitment, and that includes proper dental care. Your efforts will be rewarded with a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dentist.

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Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
You can’t brush every time you eat. But you sure can drink water or at least rinse your mouth with water every time you do so. Water neutralises the effects of acidic and sugary foods. Rinsing removes food particles left behind on/ between the teeth.

My son is five months he has itching in gums can I use silicon teeth as its available online now days can we use that it is safe or not.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My son is five months he has itching in gums can I use silicon teeth as its available online now days can we use that...
Hi lybrate-user, the causes of itchy gums in children are: 1. Mild inflammation of gums 2. Accumulation of debris on teeth 3. Teeth pushing through gums the best home-remedy is to massage on your child's gums with a mix of mustard oil and salt twice daily for 1 or 2 days. It will sooth the gums. Hope that helps.
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BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Ambarnath
Replace your old tooth brush with a new one after every three to four months.
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Sir what is main problem in our teeth when we bite something and get sensitivities so much and it grows much?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Sir what is main problem in our teeth when we bite something and get sensitivities so much and it grows much?
This could be due to secay of teeth or abrasion attrition. consult a dentist for thorough clinical check up and treatment accordingly. start using a desensitizing tooth paste and mouthwash
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I am a 27 year old. There is a gap between my extreme right tooth, hence a cavity is formed. Doctor has advised for root canaling. Is there any other option available ?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
if there is dental caries just you need to get it restored via procedure rct ot root canal therpy for furher progression. This is one procedure the dentist suggest other option if you wish to get it removed. But pls save the gem (tooth)
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I am 39 year old Man, and since last 4 days having mouth ulcer problem and my nearby medical shop guy asked me to take once a day Medrol 4 mg Tab and Becelac capsule for 3 days. Would like to know if there is any risk in taking Medrol 4 Mg (Methylprednisolone Tab)

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I am 39 year old Man, and since last 4 days having mouth ulcer problem and my nearby medical shop guy asked me to tak...
Hello, you can apply baking soda or do baking soda in water mouth rinses. This will help to heal your ulcers. If they still persist, you need to consult a physician and get your vitamin B levels checked. If required, you can take supplements for it.
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I am suffering from my teeth problem, my teeth condition is very bad. There is small hole. What do I do now?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am suffering from my teeth problem, my teeth condition is very bad. There is small hole. What do I do now?
Thise small holes are cavity in your tooth .Get it filled as early as possible to avoid further more pain and infection in pulp. Brush regularly two times daily with soft bristle toothbrush. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash after each meal. Floss your tooth to prevent food impaction.
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How Ayurveda Helps Treat Mouth Ulcers?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), N.D.D.Y, F.A.N
Ayurveda, Gurgaon
How Ayurveda Helps Treat Mouth Ulcers?

It often happens that one or more tender areas inside your mouth make eating, drinking or talking painful. They might deprive you of a spicy meal or of the pleasure of drinking a cup of hot chocolate. Little sores (know more about the mouth sores) that come in the way of your otherwise content life are mouth ulcers. Mouth ulcers are white or yellow open sores with an itchy red ring around them. They can appear on your lips, at the base of gums, on the soft palate, at the sides of your tongue and in the hollows of your cheeks.

They are formed on non keratinized mouth tissues and can create a constant burning sensation. Ayurveda focuses to improve a person's health through a diet regime, the use of herbal compounds and through the implementation of health practices which are mostly unheard of. This traditional branch of medicine can prove to be very effective if tried out under the supervision of a reliable practitioner. It is because of its usefulness, governments of several countries across the world endorse researches in the field of Ayurvedic medicine.

Take care of mouth ulcers in the following ways:

  1. Use a decoction of leaves: It is good to gargle with the liquor of a few kinds of leaves; certain leaves can relieve you of the burning sensation. Leaves of the guava tree or mehendi and aamla leaves can be boiled in combination with alum to extract a thick decoction. Washing your mouth repeatedly with this decoction will help you to treat ulcers.
  2. Remedy constipation: Constipation (know more, how to get relief from constipation) has been steadily associated with mouth ulcers. To remedy this problem one can take Triphala Choorna.
  3. Avoid anything piquant: Compromise on taste and turn away from hot and spicy food. Not having anything hot and peppery results in immediate relief. Tea, coffee, curd, pickles and even tobacco or alcohol should not be consumed during this period.
  4. Try Licorice: Chewing a piece of licorice can help you in getting rid of oral ulcers. Licorice is known to counter any kind of mouth decay. It also benefits the health of your teeth. When this is boiled in water, you can sip on to the resultant sweet drink and almost forget pain.
  5. Try Chebulic myrobalan: Chebulic myrobalan needs to be consumed in its powdered form. You can add honey to soften the powder. Use of this compound will surprise you with is effects.
  6. You may apply Irimedadi taila: Direct application of this oil on the ulcers can be of great use.
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