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Dr. Hemakshi Bhansali

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

16 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
Dr. Hemakshi Bhansali BDS Dentist, Bangalore
16 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage.
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Dr. Hemakshi Bhansali is a trusted Dentist in Basavanagudi, Bangalore. She has over 16 years of experience as a Dentist. She has completed BDS . You can consult Dr. Hemakshi Bhansali at Hi-Care Dental Specialities in Basavanagudi, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Hemakshi Bhansali and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - The Oxford Dental College, - 2001
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English
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Indian Dental Association

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I accidentally swallowed toothpaste "Colgate" while brushing.. And I have heard lots of bad things about colgate . Please suggest what should I do ?

BDS
Dentist, Anand
Colgate is just foam water with calcium carbonate as an abrasive, all gud/bad things u hv heard are just hoax, dont belive them, its like swallowing slight amount of lux foam ..
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BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Keeping your brush at a 45 degree angle while brushing so that the bristles do not hurt your gums.
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Dentist prescribed amoxicillin tablets for three days and analgesics (paracetamol n aceclofenac) for tooth decay. Since am having my exams I can not go for x ray or root canal treatment for this two weeks. Is this fine for two weeks? Will I get side effects of these n affect my exam studies? Please reply.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
Dentist prescribed amoxicillin tablets for three days and analgesics (paracetamol n aceclofenac) for tooth decay. Sin...
We can't say whether your pain will not occur for two weeks or any particular duration. But these medicines will surely help in reducing the symptoms. Usually 3-5 days course of medicine will not give major side effects but its not advisable to continue the medicines for 2 weeks. I suggest you to go for treatment as this will take hardly 1 hour and later sittings can be given after exams if required.
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I have been getting bloods and pus from my gums since last 3-4 days because of a new tooth and its very painful. Please suggest some medicines to get rid of it.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have been getting bloods and pus from my gums since last 3-4 days because of a new tooth and its very painful. Plea...
Anuj kumar You are having pericoronal infection blood and pus due to erupting wisdom tooth . you need to take care of your oral hygiene . take cap becosules once a day . visit dental surgeon for dressing of teeth maintain good oral hygiene with listerine mouthwash.
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I have yellow marks on teeth How get rid from it? I think its is cause of fluoride mixd water Suggest what should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have yellow marks on teeth How get rid from it?
I think its is cause of fluoride mixd water
Suggest what should I do?
Hello. When brushing twice a day and flossing doesn't help improve your yellow teeth, it's time to consider other options. Teeth become yellow due to stains – both deep and surface-level – as well as other causes that sometimes aren't under our control. Although coffee and cigarettes leave stains on your teeth over time, thin tooth enamel also makes teeth look yellow. Tooth enamel is the hard, white surface of your teeth, and underneath it is a pale brown substance called dentin. Thick enamel looks white, but thin enamel allows dentin tones to show through, making teeth look yellow from the outside. Enamel naturally wears thin as people age, but acids from foods and drinks such as sour candies, oranges and soda also thin the enamel by eroding its surface. Saliva neutralizes acid and washes it away, but people suffering from dry mouth miss out on this protective effect. Other causes of yellow teeth include antibiotic use or excessive fluoride intake in young children, which can cause yellow-stained adult teeth later. Treatments for certain conditions can also affect tooth color. For example, head and neck radiation and chemotherapy can cause teeth discoloration. In addition, certain infections in pregnant mothers can cause tooth discoloration in the infant by affecting enamel development. Certain medication, mouth rinses can also causes yellow staining. Preventing Yellow Teeth: Avoiding smoking, coffee and soda helps prevent yellow teeth, or you can get into the habit of drinking those darker beverages through a straw. Drink milk or plain water after eating or drinking something acidic to help reduce the acid's eroding effect. Brushing and flossing also help, and avoiding snacks between meals allows your saliva to dilute the acids in your mouth too. Using over-the-counter whitening agents will also helps. Discolorations are generally responsive to bleaching procedures.
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I have a teeth infected and half of it is already broken. Hence it is paining and disturbing me a lot. Should I do the root canal treatment or I should take it out? Please suggest.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have a teeth infected and half of it is already broken. Hence it is paining and disturbing me a lot. Should I do th...
If it is possible to save the tooth by root canal treatment, it is always wise to save it. The success of root canal treatment depends on the position of tooth, amount of tooth part broken, amount of infection, mobility and any bone loss associated with infection. Still it is good to save the tooth because none of artificial tooth would serve as good as natural tooth.
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Gum Diseases

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Gum Diseases

Researchers have shown people with gum diseases are twice as likely to suffer from heart problems than others.

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I am suffering from pyria. And my gums are swelling. I feel that it is because of my stomach get heated. How to control the swelling of gums?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from pyria. And my gums are swelling. I feel that it is because of my stomach get heated. How to contr...
One might have tartar/ deposit on teeth which need teeth cleaning. By dentist. So kindly get a checkup done by dentist and take treatment for the same.
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My brother had his front two teeth broken in kabaddi 6 years back. Root canal was done once and we were unable to go for further treatment which prescribed for us due to some reasons. Now I want to help out with his teeth. What will be the best way to make better? Please suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My brother had his front two teeth broken in kabaddi 6 years back. Root canal was done once and we were unable to go ...
Further treatment depends on current condition of tooth.. visit to a dentist for examination and proper treatment plan. .
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MDS
Dentist, Nashik
Dairy products, soft breads, softer grains, sea food and soft meat, soft cooked vegetables and many more are braces friendly foods i.e. Which can be eaten without any difficulty even when one is undertaking the orthodontic treatment.
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BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Teeth are as precious as real pearls.
Get your teeth as attractive as your personality
by visiting dentist regularly.
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My friend has lost whole 7 of his front tooth in an accident now what is the solution and expenses please help.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
My friend has lost whole 7 of his front tooth in an accident now what is the solution and expenses please help.
Hi. The options are either bridge or implants (without damaging the adjacent teeth) for more details consult.
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Ways to Protect the Teeth of Your Little One

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Ways to Protect the Teeth of Your Little One

Children are much more susceptible to tooth decay and gum disorders than grown-ups. This is because the gum and teeth in toddlers are very delicate. Moreover, children are more attracted to sweets and other food items, which cause damage to the teeth.

Here are several ways to protect the teeth of your little one:

  1. Have a dental checkup: You should take your child to a dentist on his first birthday. Early prevention is important as any kind of problem in the teeth will be detected and this will save you from a lot of trouble in the future.
  2. Teaching healthy habits: Brushing is very important and you should teach your child to brush regularly, more than once a day. Before the development of teeth in your baby, you should brush his gums gently by using water on a soft baby toothbrush or with a clean and soft cloth. After developing teeth, brushing must be practiced with delicate toothbrushes and fluoridated toothpaste. If several teeth touch against each other, you should use flossing. Brushing is essential before going to bed, and no food should be taken after brushing.
  3. Prevent "baby bottle decay": You should not let your child go to sleep with a bottle of juice or milk. The sugar contained in these liquids sticks to the child's teeth, which activates bacteria and may lead to tooth decay.
  4. Avoid giving juice to your child: Juice may be healthy for the body, but it leads to tooth decay in little kids. The amount of regular juice intake should never be above four ounces.
  5. Avoid excess use of a sippy cup: Sippy cups enable children to shift from bottles to a glass. However, all day long usage of sippy cups should be restricted as it may cause decay on the front and back portions of teeth, when the drinks are rich in sugar.
  6. Be careful about sweet medicines: Many medicines meant for children are sugary and stick to the teeth, increasing the chance of cavities. Several antibiotics cause overgrowth of Candida or yeast and cause an oral disease known as oral thrush. This disease causes creamy patches on the tongue. In case your child needs sweet medicines, brushing should be increased.
  7. Stop using a pacifier by the age of 2 or 3: Pacifiers are good for children, but using pacifiers for a long period of time affects the lining of teeth. The shape of the mouth may also change. Hence, do not let your child use pacifiers after 2 or 3 years of age.

Children are quite prone to teeth disorders and decay in the teeth. Hence, measures must be taken to protect the teeth of children from any kind of disorder.

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Hi, I had the second tooth from the back lower right removed 3 days ago. My gums and front teeth are now itching and on edge. And the gums directly above the extraction feel a bit sore. Is this normal following and extraction? The area where the tooth has been removed is fine and appears to be.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Siwan
Hi, I had the second tooth from the back lower right removed 3 days ago. My gums and front teeth are now itching and ...
This complication may arise after extraction. If you are smoker or tobacco chewing habits. Please stop for 15 days. Gargle with lukewarm water with lil bit salt 7 to 8 times in a day. You will feel better.
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I have tooth ache and my gum is swelling. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist,
I have tooth ache and my gum is swelling. What should I do?
If you have cavity show it otherwise if there is food lodgement get it removed in the meantime gargle with warm water n salt.
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More About Dental Implants

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
More About Dental Implants

Root canal therapy (RCT) followed by a crown is the most common mode of treatment for severely decayed teeth. However, this is not devoid of failure. In another case, if a tooth could not be salvaged by RCT, then extraction followed by a bridge (replacing the removed tooth with support from adjacent healthy teeth) became the next best option.

In both cases, especially latter, healthy teeth are being manipulated to support the tooth being replaced. The next quest was to work without touching the sound tooth. So, instead of taking support from adjacent teeth, thought was given to provide support from within the bone very similar to how a natural tooth stands. The lost root is replaced by a compatible metal, on which a tooth crown is then built. This was the beginning of dental implants, which has gained significant popularity over the last two to three decades.

Advantages:
1. Does not affect adjacent healthy teeth
2. Functionally better, as it has stronger support from the bone
3. More aesthetically appealing
4. Maintain facial bone and soft tissue structure
5. Better for the gum health compared to bridges
6. Easier oral hygiene practices

Mechanism:
A strong, biocompatible material is used to make screws, which are inserted into the bone. Titanium is the most preferred material, and because of its unique property of osseo-integration (fuses with the bone), it fuses with the bone to reduce bone loss after the tooth is gone. In most cases, the titanium screws, which act as the root for the implants are placed into the bone and allowed for some weeks to few months to fuse with the bone. Then, an interim crown may be used until the screw is ready to take on an implant. The screw is periodically monitored and once it is completely accepted, then an abutment is placed on it. This acts like a stump or a root, over which a crown will be placed.

Though most implants are done for replacing single teeth, in many cases, multiple teeth may be replaced using abutments. If the missing teeth are adjacent to each other or in the same quadrant, then a denture might be overlaid over the abutments. Alternately, a partial denture may be used which is screwed over an abutment.

Maintenance:
Regular brushing and flossing, rinsing and mouthwashing assume a greater significance in patients with implants. Also, regular visits to the dentist are a must.

Dental implants are a boon for missing teeth, with the various advantages. However, it is not for all, with excellent bone health being one of the prerequisites. A thorough dental examination will help determine if you are a right candidate. Visit your dentist to find out more.

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I have bubble in my mouth for 3 days, it is paining and I can't able to eat because while touching it was and pain. so what to so?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
It's called gingival abscess or periodontal abscess check the reason for that it may due to food impaction or tooth decay. If food impaction clean that area and apply ointment. If decay treat that tooth by root canal treatment.
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I have ulcer on right side of my tongue since 20 day how I cure it

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS, MFDS RCPS (Glasgow)
Dentist,
Hi You are having an ulcer on the side of the tongue is not awfully unusual, but one that persists for 20 days without healing, could be. Please see an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, or an oral medicine specialist, or a general dentist for evaluation so the best possible treatment can be provided.
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Super fact of the day - 22nd October, 2015

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Super fact of the day - 22nd October, 2015
Super Fact of the Day: Unlike other organs, your tooth cannot repair itself.

The outermost layer of the tooth is an 'enamel' which is NOT a living tissue and therefore it can’t repair itself. That's something your dentist has to struggle with!

Would you like to share this interesting fact with family or friends? Go ahead and click on 'Share'.
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