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Dr. Arpitha

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Arpitha Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. Arpitha is an experienced Dentist in Jayanagar, Bangalore. She is currently practising at Dhanvantari Dental Clinic in Jayanagar, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Arpitha on Lybrate.com.

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Oil-pulling- The Best Home Remedy For Dental Health You Might Not Even Know About

M.Sc - Psychology, PGDEMS, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
Oil-pulling- The Best Home Remedy For Dental Health You Might Not Even Know About
The ancient practice of oil-pulling is witnessing a resurgence. More and more people are touting the benefits of coconut oil-pulling for dental health. Do you know what oil pulling is?

Well, oil pulling is an ancient remedy that uses oils, such as coconut oil to clean and detoxify your mouth of germs and bacteria. It is one of the simplest technique, which you can do without a hassle.

To do oil pulling, all you have to do is take one spoon of coconut oil in your mouth for about 10-20 minutes every day and swish it inside the mouth. Swishing it will help remove the germs and all those small pieces of food that gets lodged away inside the teeth. Timing is the key here. Because you have to ensure that it is long enough to break through the plaque and bacteria and absorb toxins, but not so long that it reabsorbs toxins!

Spit it out in a trash can, as coconut oil can solidify in the drains! Rinse well with warm or normal water.

Once that?s done, it is recommended that you brush your teeth thoroughly. You will notice that your teeth will become smoother and shinier. Slowly and steadily, they will become whiter as well.

And don't worry! Unlike other practices, this remedy isn't based on pseudo-science. In fact, researchers suggest that it is actually beneficial and helps in problems such as gingivitis, plaque, microorganisms and reduce problems like bad-breath or gum issues.

While it is incredibly beneficial, it is recommended that oil pulling shouldn't be used as a substitute for regular dental cleaning. So, make sure that you are always brushing your teeth on a regular basis to keep your mouth cleaner, fresher and healthier than ever!

If you have any more questions on this topic, click on consult privately to ask me.

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I have patches on my tongue which is called as geographical tongue and my eyelids and my palm keep beating like as if somebody is pumping blood and also I have low sex drive that is NO INTEREST IN SEX at all, to come out of it I discussed with my friends who said that there is something wrong I am 32 years, Unmarried and weigh 80 kgs 5.5 inches and also irregular heavy periods that last for more than 2 months sometimes.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have patches on my tongue which is called as geographical tongue and my eyelids and my palm keep beating like as if...
I will suggest you to take tablet folvite twice a day for a month and revert back after completion and Get your vital parameters of the body checked from a nearby doctor and revert back with findings
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For past few days , i am having problems in chewing , as the molars teeth on the left side are giving pain while chewing.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Get a checkup done to rule out cavities/fractured tooth and go ahead wid treatment as required after examination of the cause of pain.
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Hi sir I am 22 years old My problem is that I am having sores again and again and again in my mouth. I am completely fit.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi sir
I am 22 years old
My problem is that I am having sores again and again and again in my mouth.
I am completely ...
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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I am 41 years old. The blood is coming out from my mouth when I awake after sleeping. What is the problem behind it?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I am 41 years old. The blood is coming out from my mouth when I awake after sleeping. What is the problem behind it?
Bleeding is the main symptom of unhealthy gums, you need to visit a dentist & undergo full mouth scaling & cleaning procedure, do brushing twice daily, 4-5 times gargles daily with chlorhex plus mouthwash, use gummex gum paint for massagng your gums 3-4 times daily, it will definately benefit you.
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My teeth and gums are paining a lot since two days. Suggest me some home remedies to feel better quickly.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth and gums are paining a lot since two days. Suggest me some home remedies to feel better quickly.
Hi, There are various reasons for tooth / gum pain. You need to visit to dentist for a check-up and get some x-rays done to get exact cause and solution of your problem. Without checking you clinically we can't suggest anything. Regards Dr. Krinita Motwani's Dental Clinic
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Dental Fillings: Everything You Need to Know

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dental Fillings: Everything You Need to Know

Most of us suffer from some or the other dental problem in our lifetime. Majority of these problems are attributed to tooth decay. Tooth decay or cavities occur when bacteria living in the mouth produce a strong acid that slowly deteriorates the health of the teeth. If left untreated such decays will lead to infection, causing extreme pain and eventually tooth loss. To prevent this, dental fillings are done. Fillings are also used to repair broken or cracked teeth. Here is everything you need to know about fillings. 

What is a Dental Filling?
A dental filling is one of the most commonly used methods that can restore the normal functioning and shape of the tooth, which may have been damaged due to tooth decay. These fillings close off the spaces where bacteria can set in and cause further decay. This protects the surrounding tissues too as food and bacteria accumulated in cavities can harm gums too. 

Procedure of Dental Filling: 
Before a filling session, the dentist will carry out proper assessment of your teeth. Dental X-rays may be used to ascertain the extent of the damage. This can be followed by a procedure with which the dentist will clean out the affected area of the tooth. After the decay has been cleaned out, the cavity will be filled with desired filling material. 

Types of Dental Fillings: 
There are various kinds of dental fillings. Let us find out a little bit about each kind. 

  1. Gold Filling: These are made in a laboratory before they are cemented in place. These fillings are known to last over two decades thanks to the fact that they are tolerated exceptionally well by the gum tissue. This is also an expensive option, which will require multiple visits to the dental clinic. 
  2. Amalgam Filling: These are also known as silver fillings and are usually an alloy containing tin, silver, and other metals, which bond well with the teeth. Many Dentists today are advising against the use of these fillings as it has been proved that mercury content in these fillings can harm the body.
  3. Composite Resin Filling: These kinds of fillings are matched to the colour of your teeth for a natural appearance. These are the most commonly uses fillings today as they fulfill most of the criteria we would desire from a dental filling. 
  4. Porcelain Filling: These are known as inlays or onlays. These fillings are used in restorations where a large part of the tooth structure has been lost. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist and ask a free question.
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BDS
Dentist, Varanasi
Brushing your teeth by keeping the toothbrush at a 45 degree angle will prevent your gums from getting hurt.
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I have taken xylometazoline from my mouth. Is it dangerous. Give me suggestions m afraid.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
I have taken xylometazoline from my mouth. Is it dangerous. Give me suggestions m afraid.
Xylometazoline acts on adrenergic receptors of nasal mucosa to relieve the congestion by constricting the inflamed or swollen nasal blood vessels. If you are a patient of high blood pressure or suffering from any cardiac ailment please avoid the drug. Otherwise you may feel free to use it. Better not take overdose.
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My teeth r getting so thin. And weak gum. And I am suffering bad breath problem. Reason and home remedy for these problem.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
My teeth r getting so thin. And weak gum. And I am suffering bad breath problem. Reason and home remedy for these pro...
Clean tongue with tongue cleaner. Do gargle with warm saline with pinch of salt.brush always at night. Use mint leaves also. Drink more water.Dont let mouth dry.
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My teeth is ZIG ZAG. When I smile it looks very bad. I want my teeth straight. And I don't want to change my original teeth anyway to repair teeth without changing the teeth.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My teeth is ZIG ZAG. When I smile it looks very bad. I want my teeth straight. And I don't want to change my original...
No need to change your teeth consult a orthodontist you may require braces you may have to loose few teeth to generate space to straighten them.
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I am 19 years old and my teeth are yellow and I don't know what to do to make them white?

BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist, Aligarh
I am 19 years old and my teeth are yellow and I don't know what to do to make them white?
dear, you may need to go for bleaching of teeth. get yourself examined by a dentist for further evaluation...
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My teeth is broken what to do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
You can go for the rct. And reconstruct your teeth by dentist. If it is pain then use the following drugs tab-enzoflam 2time in day cap-omoxy 500mg 3 times in day tab-metrozyl 400 mg 3time in day.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Brushing your teeth is the cornerstone of any good oral hygiene routine. To keep your teeth and gums healthy, always be sure to brush your teeth twice a day with a soft-bristled brush. The size and shape of your brush should fit your mouth allowing you to reach all areas easily. Also, don’t forget to replace your toothbrush every three or four months or sooner if the bristles are frayed. A worn toothbrush won’t do a good job of cleaning your teeth
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My dentist fill cap in my teeth. And it is paining.Please help

BDS
Dentist,
Hi was your tooth rct treated ,visit your doctor and tell him its paining or take ultracet along with nexprofast 40 mg
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MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Sagar
Maintain your. Beautiful smile. Treat dental problems as soon as they begin. Visit your dentist every six months to ensure. Your beautiful smile.
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He have yellow teeth. What he should do?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
He have yellow teeth. What he should do?
Required through scaling and polishing to remove calculus and stain. And if required then bleaching
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My lower front gums are bleeding constantly what should I do

PG FELLOWSHIP IN MICRODENTISTRY, BDS
Dentist,
Hello, The reason why there is maximum bleeding in the lower front teeth is there is maximum plaque and calculus formation in that region. Get a professional cleaning done and maintain a good brushing habit.
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I've ulcer from past 3 years what are the medication required without side effects.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I've ulcer from past 3 years what are the  medication required without side effects.
Darshan having ulcers from last 3 years . shows bad digestion and deficiency of vitamin B i system / take soft bland diet and high dose of vitamin b complex with folic acid apply boroglycerine regularly .
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Hi Initial cavity in teeth how to reduce the cavity growth. And suggestion please help me out.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Kindly get a filling done and brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique and maintain your oral hygiene to prevent further decaying of any other tooth.
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