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Dr. Hemakshi Bhansali

B.D.S.

Dentist, Bangalore

16 Years Experience
Dr. Hemakshi Bhansali B.D.S. Dentist, Bangalore
16 Years Experience
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Dr. Hemakshi Bhansali is a renowned Dentist in V S Dental & Hospital, Bangalore. She has had many happy patients in her 16 years of journey as a Dentist. She has completed B.D.S. . She is currently associated with Hicare Dental specialist in V S Dental & Hospital, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Hemakshi Bhansali on Lybrate.com.

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Post graduate certificate course of implantogy, BDS
Dentist,
Diabetes and Oral Health

During the past 10 years, much research has been undertaken on the link between diabetes and periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is the sixth leading complication of diabetes. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you are 3 to 4 times more likely to develop periodontal disease, with a higher rate of more severe levels of bone loss and gum infection.1

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes is a serious disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone needed to convert sugar, starches, and other foods into energy. Normally, insulin helps get sugar from the blood to the body's cells, where it is used for energy. When you have diabetes, your body has trouble making and/or using insulin, so your body does not get the fuel it needs and your blood sugar stays too high. High blood sugar sets off processes that can lead to complications, such as heart, kidney, and eye disease, or other serious problems.2,3

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you are 3 to 4 times more likely to develop periodontal disease.

Are There Different Types of Diabetes? It is estimated that more than 20 million adults and children in the United States have some form of diabetes?14 million having been diagnosed with the disease and 6 million being unaware they have it. There are different types of the disease: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes, as well as prediabetes. Most Americans (around 90%) who are diagnosed with diabetes have type 2 diabetes.2,3

What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a bacterial infection of the gums, ligaments, and bone that support your teeth and hold them in the jaw. If left untreated, you may experience tooth loss. The main cause of periodontal disease is bacterial plaque, a sticky, colorless microbial film that constantly forms on your teeth. Toxins (or poisons) produced by the bacteria in plaque irritate the gums, causing infection.4

Diabetes Control and Periodontal Treatment

Periodontal disease may make it more difficult for you to control your blood sugar. Your body's reaction to periodontal disease can increase your blood sugar level. Consequently, it is important for patients with diabetes to treat and eliminate periodontal infection for optimal diabetes control. Periodontal treatment combined with antibiotics has been shown to improve blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes, suggesting that treating periodontal disease could decrease insulin requirements.1

What Are the Warning Signs?

DIABETES

Constant hunger or thirstFrequent urinationBlurred visionConstant fatigueWeight loss without tryingPoor wound healing (cuts or bruises that are slow to heal)Dry mouthItchy, dry skinTingling or numbness in the hands or feetMost people with diabetes do not notice any warning signs
PERIODONTAL DISEASE 
Red and swollen gums that bleed often during brushing or flossing and are tender to the touchGums that have pulled away from the teeth, exposing the rootsMilky white or yellowish plaque deposits, which are usually heaviest between the teethPus between the teeth and gums accompanied by tenderness or swelling in the gum areaA consistent foul, offensive odor from the mouth

IMPORTANT: Physicians and Dentists Need to Work Together

It is important that your dentist be kept up-to-date on your diabetic condition and treatment and that your physician be kept up-to-date on your oral condition and treatment, so that they can work together to help you control your diabetes and prevent or control periodontal disease.1

Keep your dentist up-to-date on your diabetic condition and your physician up-to-date on your oral condition.

If your diabetic condition is well controlled, periodontal treatment would be the same for you as for a patient without diabetes. In early stages, treatment usually involves removing the plaque and calculus from the pockets around your teeth. If the periodontal disease is more severe or if your diabetes is not well controlled, treatment will be more specialized and tailored toward your specific condition. Your dentist may recommend more frequent oral prophylaxes (dental cleanings) involving scaling and root planing or may recommend periodontal surgery.1

Diabetes and Your Mouth

Periodontal disease is not the only problem that can occur if you have diabetes. Although you might not be able to prevent these problems, you can minimize the trouble they cause you5:

Dry mouth: Xerostomia occurs when your salivary glands don't produce sufficient saliva to keep your mouth moist, causing tissues in your mouth to become inflamed and sore. It can make chewing, tasting, and swallowing more difficult, as well as cause difficulty in eating, making it more difficult to control blood sugar.Fungal infection: Candida albicans is a fungus that normally lives inside the mouth without causing any problems. But when you have diabetes, deficient saliva in your mouth and extra sugar in your saliva allow the fungus to cause an infection called candidiasis (thrush), which appears as sore white or red areas in your mouth.Burning mouth syndrome: If you feel severe burning and pain in your mouth even though you don't see any problems causing it, you may have this syndrome.Oral surgery complications:If you need oral surgery, diabetes? particularly if poorly controlled?can complicate oral surgery. Diabetes retards healing and increases risk of infection. Your blood sugar levels also may be harder to control after oral surgery. Your dentist should work closely with your physician to minimize possible complications. If you need oral surgery, the American Diabetes Association recommends that you: 
Remind your dentist that you have diabetes and discuss any specific diabetes-related issues.Eat before your dental visit so your blood sugar is within normal range.Take your usual medications. Your dentist should consult with your physician about whether you can adjust your diabetes medications or take an antibiotic to prevent infection before surgery.Plan for your eating needs after surgery. If you're having dental work that may leave your mouth sore, plan to eat soft or liquid foods that will allow you to eat without pain.Wait until your blood sugar is under control. It's best to have surgery when your blood sugar levels are within your goal range. If your dental needs are urgent and your blood sugar is poorly controlled, talk to your dentist and physician about receiving dental treatments in a hospital.


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Hello. My mother is having burps problem. It comes from mouth and once it gets started then it is difficult to stop without any medicine. What to do?

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello. My mother is having burps problem. It comes from mouth and once it gets started then it is difficult to stop w...
may be your mother is suffering from acidity. Is your mother taking any other medications. we can prescribe you medications of acidity which you have take for for at least 15 days.
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Basal Implantology, Digital Smile Design, MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hubli-Dharwad
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 
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I am 63 year old. I have been loosing teeth very fast. Right side top two jaw teeth have eroded very badly. Have difficulty in chewing food. I have a serious condition of submucous fibrosis and I can not open my mouth wide. So I am scared of getting myself treated from any dentist. Can you please help?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 63 year old. I have been loosing teeth very fast. Right side top two jaw teeth have eroded very badly. Have diff...
Sir, no need to get scared. As you understand only a Dr. Will be able to help you sir you need to discontinue your habits responsible for osmf. Consult a Dr. For consultation for treatment of osmf and then your dental treatments please understand that your condition can only improve from your current situation. All the best. Feel free to ask if you have any queries
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I have chhale' In my mouth. So what can I do?

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Dentist,
Kindly apply orahelp gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Take multivitamins for a month. Also notice that you are not constipated, stressed or having lack of sleep, having acidity problem as these are few of the reasons for ulcers. Avoid hot and spicy food as this may irritate the ulcers. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I have joint pain at mouth open and close what should I do?

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Dentist,
I have joint pain at mouth open and close what should I do?
Get your tmj examined may be it's due to some problems in disc space of tmj or in disc itself. Get a t scan done for checking your bite.
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There is yellow and black cement type covering all around my teeth. What shall I do. My mother has got the same problem before but when she cleaned her teeth from the Dentist. Till now she is having problem. Some teeth of her has become very weak as if it will break someday. So is there any medicine for cleaning that cement or there is no option?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
There is yellow and black cement type covering all around my teeth. What shall I do. My mother has got the same probl...
Get you teeth cleaned before it become like your mother, if your mother would have got her teeth cleaned every six months since young age then she would not have had this problem. So dont be afraid and get cleaning done.
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I am 45 years old woman. From last 1 and a half months I am disturbed due to occasionally blinking eye. Round About from the time when I had undergone a root canal. Please tell me what is the reason and cure. Also four months back I had suffered a perforated eardrum.

BDS
Dentist, Dadra & Nagar Haveli
I am 45 years old woman. From last 1 and a half months I am disturbed due to occasionally blinking eye. Round About f...
Blinking of eye is not related wth root canal treatment. So I think you need to general check up first if nothing comes out visit a nearby dentist.
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My mouth always smelling due to which I have hesitation to talk face to face with someone, please help me!

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My mouth always smelling due to which I have hesitation to talk face to face with someone, please help me!
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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6 months ago I got teeth ache. The dentist removed the teeth. Slight swelling was there. Now the swelling is there but no pain. Is it danger in future? if so what to do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
6 months ago I got teeth ache. The dentist removed the teeth. Slight swelling was there. Now the swelling is there bu...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush.
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Sir, I am 20 years boy and I am suffering from bitter taste in my mouth last 5 months. I have no fever. Also I fell much weakness. Please tell me what should I do and which medicine should I take ?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
U may be feeling bitter taste in your mouth maybe due to taking medicines for fever, you shd not take any other medicines. You shall be alright after you have recovered from fever.
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Hi, I have severe pain in my teeth n dentist told that it's an infection, please suggest some tablet so that the pain is relieved.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Hi, I have severe pain in my teeth n dentist told that it's an infection, please suggest some tablet so that the pain...
you can use Ibuprofen or Combiflam. But medicines will provide Temporary Relief . Permanent solution remains treating the problem subject to the diagnosis.
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H kya r.t.c. teeths ki life long karti hai mene apne one side me 6+1 me teath ko dead kar diya hai but I am comfortable no problem but 2nd side me bhi problem ho rhi hai meetha khane me kaafi pan hota hai.

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Dentist, Vadodara
H kya r.t.c. teeths ki life long karti hai mene apne one side me 6+1 me teath ko dead kar diya hai but I am comfortab...
Rct definitely increases the life of teeth but do remember to get a cap done on it. The other side which is paining can be due to decay.
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Hello sir_mere mouth me chhale he. Kai bar dava khali par think hi nahi note koi upay batao.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hello sir_mere mouth me chhale he. Kai bar dava khali par think hi nahi note koi upay batao.
U may take a cap of BNC daily, apply metrogyl gel locally, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, rinse with turmix mouth wash, increase fibre in ur diet banana green veg r good source, take two table spoon heap ful of isabagol husk at night , drink plenty of water , avoid tension , hurry worry , ladies may experience this more during periods.
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How to treat dryness and irritations in the tongues which is there for about one month now.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night drink plenty of water you may keep lemon drops in your mouth.
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I have problem in my teeth. Sometimes I am getting pain while eating. My two tooth are brock by wall. But I am getting any pain of that. If there is any problems occur in future.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have problem in my teeth. Sometimes I am getting pain while eating. My two tooth are brock by wall. But I am gettin...
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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I have yellow teeth and mild tartar. Which toothpaste should I use to get white teeth and control tartar. In case I visit a dentist. How much would the treatment cost me?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have yellow teeth and mild tartar.
Which toothpaste should I use to get white teeth and control tartar.
In case I v...
You visit to a dentist to get cleaned your teeth by scaling and polishing procedure. It is the best option to solve your problem.
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1) I want to know the best tooth paste among all brands which is really good for teeth. 2) I had a root knal one of my teeth, is there any better option that this operation?

BDS
Dentist, Mangalore
1) I want to know the best tooth paste among all brands which is really good for teeth. 2) I had a root knal one of m...
Actually it is difficult to say which is the best toothpaste can opt for colgate / pepsodent because it cause less abrasion compared with other toothpaste root canal is the only option if you want your tooth to be saved later I shd put a crown (cap) otherwise the tooth may fracture the last opt is extraction.
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About 10 days ago I extracted a tooth. But till now the gum has not become tight. What should I do for the gum to be tight?

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Dentist, Mumbai
About 10 days ago I extracted a tooth. But till now the gum has not become tight. What should I do for the gum to be ...
Simanta have patience .the margins will come close and heal in due course . rinse with warm saline morning evening and apply sensoform gum paint . maintain oral hygiene and rinse with listerine moth wash before sleeping .
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