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Dr. Josephine

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Josephine Dentist, Bangalore
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I am feeling sensitivity in my teeth just same as we feel after eating something very sour, also I have pain in my right shoulder at a particular point and numbness in my little finger's tip of my right hand. Does the symptoms relate to any issue? Kindly answer.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am feeling sensitivity in my teeth just same as we feel after eating something very sour, also I have pain in my ri...
Probably they are vague complaints and therr are no particular diagnosis.. The teeth complaint may be because of lack of vitamin c...and other weaknesses... The shoulder pain also can be because of cervical spondylosis or may only be just because of wrong sleep posture... can only decide after proper detailed case...
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I have problem with my tooth, whenever I have cold water my tooth starts paining simultaneously.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have problem with my tooth, whenever I have cold water my tooth starts paining simultaneously.
Dear lybrate-user, your teeth have become sensitive to cold food-stuff and water. Sensitivity may occur due to a variety of causes, the most common being: 1. Brushing your teeth too hard 2. Gum diseases 3. Dental cavity if you are applying too much pressure while brushing, it is likely to lead to a condition called as attrition, wherein the the outermost tough layer of the teeth (enamel) begins to wear, exposing the underlying structures that are more sensitive to cold stuff. If that is the case, you need to use a soft brush and put minimal pressure on your teeth while brushing. Also, you must switch to an anti-sensitivity toothpaste which will help reduce your problem to a considerable extent. In case you have an inadequately maintained oral hygiene, is likely that you may have developed a gum problem, which is manifesting as sensitivity. For that, you would be required to get a thorough professional cleaning/scaling done from a dentist. It will solve your problem. Besides the above, dental cavities also cause abnormal sensations to cold water. You will have to get it checked from a dentist, and if such a cavity is present, it may require a filling. Hope that helps.
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
5 Oral Symptoms You Should NOT Ignore

Dry Mouth

Dry mouth, or xerostomia, is a very common oral condition, especially as you age. There are also more than 425 medications that include dry mouth as a side effect. But dry mouth can be related to issues beyond dental health. It?s also a common symptom of diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, systemic lupus erythematosus, and Sjogren?s syndrome. If you have chronic dry mouth, you should be concerned and talk to your dentist.

Mouth Sores

Did you know that a white or red patch on the tongue or lining of the mouth is the most common sign of oral cancer? But don?t be alarmed: Mouth sores are completely common and the chance your sore signals cancer is low. To be safe, show your dentist any sores in your mouth that don?t heal after two weeks.
Mouth sores from oral cancer tend to occur along with other oral conditions, such as a strange taste in the mouth, problems chewing, pain when you swallow, and having trouble with speech.

Sour Taste In Your Mouth

If you frequently have a sour taste in your mouth (which is often mistaken for bad breath), it could be another sign of GERD, especially if it?s accompanied by a sore throat, chest pain, and a hoarse voice, Leader warns. Besides this oral condition and?dental erosion, GERD can lead to other problems such as an esophageal ulcer and inflammation of the esophagus. If you suspect you have GERD, get tested and treated as needed.
Swollen Gums
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Swollen gums is another sign of gum disease. An old school remedies says to just gargle with salt water and ?everything will be alright.? Even if you believe you have healthy teeth, swollen gums absolutely require a visit to the dentist. Your dentist or dental hygienist will be able to tell right away if you have gum disease ? but you can check for swollen gums yourself by drying your gums with a napkin or a tissue and looking in the mirror. Although your swollen gums may feel fine, they tend to bleed during brushing.
In addition to swelling, this dental health problem also causes red gums. (Most light- and dark-skinned people naturally have pink gums, but some people of Mediterranean and African descent have darker gums).

Stinky Breath

Last but not least, everyone experiences stinky breath, right? Wrong. Brushing and flossing (including brushing your tongue or using a tongue scraper) should nip in the bud but when it doesn?t, it?s a problem. It could be a sign of advanced gum disease, so it?s important to talk to your dentist before this oral condition ruins perfectly healthy teeth.
Most of the time, however, the biggest bad-breath culprit is your diet. ?Onion, garlic, and pungent spices will produce mouth odor for hours after consumption,? Dr. Leader says. In addition, people who have uncontrolled diabetes, eat a high-protein diet, or suffer from alcoholism tend to have breath with a sweet or fruity odor.
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I have problem with bad breath from mouth and nose bad taste in mouth I also have tonsils and often get tonsil stones some times problem with stomach acidity.

BDS, MDS - Periodontics, Ph.D.
Dentist, Pune
Bad breath or halitosis can be because of many reasons. It can be intraoral or extra oral. For intra-oral cause, get your teeth checked by a periodontist, and get them cleaned. Try to keep your mouth, gums, and tongue clean and your cavities filled.
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I brush my teeth daily but foul smell is always coming from my mouth what should I do.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I brush my teeth daily but foul smell is always coming from my mouth what should I do.
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist massage gums use betadine mouth wash thrice daily drink plenty of water.
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I am having mouth ulcer and it's irritating me very much please help me in these case.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
I am having mouth ulcer and it's irritating me very much please help me in these case.
Please apply pain relief gel on ulcers. Also improve nutrition (vitamin c and b complex) of your diet, take optimum rest, reduce stress, increase water intake, quit smoking like habits.
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BDS
Dentist, Vapi
Preserve Your Teeth, Rather than Removing it !
An Early Filling, Saves your Teeth...!

I feel problems on my teeth and gum. Sometimes gum get infected and blood comes. Should I intake vitc tablets regularly? Should I use any mouth wash?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Trichy
I feel problems on my teeth and gum. Sometimes gum get infected and blood comes. Should I intake vitc tablets regular...
It is due to deposits in the teeth (tartar) do professional scaling by a dentist followed by mouthrinse and gum astrigent.
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Hello doctor. Mujhe side teeth fix karana h jiske liye mujhe doctor ne 2 tarah se bataya h bridge type aur implants. Please aap mujhe bataiye ki kis tarah ka fix karana sahi rahega. Jisme ki baad me Koi problem na ho aur kuchh bhi kahte bhi bn jaye.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
Hello doctor. Mujhe side teeth fix karana h jiske liye mujhe doctor ne 2 tarah se bataya h bridge type aur implants.
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Both ways are good, but you cannot expect a problem free life. Even man made machines do not have guarantee for ever. All depends on your body response to the treatment. So go for the treatment by your pocket. Implants sounds good but needs skilled team.
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How to whitening the teeth by using home remedies and what we have to do when suffering from teeth pain?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
How to whitening the teeth by using home remedies and what we have to do when suffering from teeth pain?
Oil pulling can increase whiteness of teeth Oil pulling, also known as "kavala" or "gundusha, is an ancient Ayurvedic dental technique that involves swishing a tablespoon of oil in your mouth on an empty stomach for around 20 minutes. This action supposedly draws out toxins in your body, primarily to improve oral health but also to improve your overall health.
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Sir, I have chhalla inside of both cheek and getting some irritation. Further my throat is occasionally irritated. Kindly prescribe suitable medicine to take cure. Thanking you.

MS - ENT(Gold Medalist), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Delhi
Tab. Trinergic-l daily 1 and apply hexigel ointment twice daily after rinsing your mouth with water after meals. Avoid hot and spicy food.
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Please give the cost with various type of dental transplant third last upper tooth, Tooth already removed.

Certified Implantologist, F.I.O, BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
You want to ask the cost of Implant. Implant cost vary from quality of implant used and of course the implantologist who is performing it. Based on quality your implant cost may range from 15000 rs per implant to even till 75000 rs per implant. Take all the options from your dentist but kindly go for a good quality implant
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Pain in teeth when i eat any cold or hot material & feeling less strength when chewing

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi.You should use anti sensitivity tooth paste like SHY-NM and apply and leave for 2 mind before brushing.Within 1 month you will be ok
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I am 30 years old female. I have been suffering from teeth grinding problem for five or six years. What should I do to recover it?

Dentist, Kolkata
I am 30 years old female. I have been suffering from teeth grinding problem for five or six years. What should I do t...
U should go in for night guard, which is placed on teeth,before sleeping in night.this will protect uR teeth n break ur habit of teeth grinding
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What is the solution or what precautions to follow or what is the treatment for this dry mouth.Please tell.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
What is the solution or what precautions to follow or what is the treatment for this dry mouth.Please tell.
First of all v have to check d cause of dry mouth. Wether it is due to some blockage in salivary glands or you have sm local cause. So pls visit a dentist and get a thorough check up. Only after check up we can provide d best treatment.
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My father have mouth ulcer from one year the size of mouth ulcer increasing slowly Now the size is 5.5 ×4.4 cm please give suggestion how to cure?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My father have mouth ulcer from one year the size of mouth ulcer increasing slowly Now the size is 5.5 ×4.4 cm please...
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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Tooth Decay

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
Tooth Decay

What if you have tooth decay?

If you have developed black or brown spots of decay on your teeth either in the fissures or on the smooth surfaces and it is associated with discomfort and / or sensitivity to hot and cold and / or frank pain, it is likely that you have tooth decay. Your dentist will evaluate you comprehensively and based on his clinical and radiographic findings he will do one of the following;

1. Make an opening in the crown and remove decay, shape the cavity and fill it with a tooth colored filling or an amalgam filling. This could also be done under local anaesthesia.

2. If the decay is very deep and the pulp (nerve, root canal) is involved in the decay process he will, under local anaesthesia go deeper into the pulp chamber, remove the pulp and the nerve, render it free of infection, do a root filling and later put an amalgam or a tooth colored filling. Subsequently he will put a veneer or a crown on the tooth as the case may be.

Bad smell is coming from my mouth IDK what's the reason please help get rid of this 1. And I have dead tooth also is it creating this 1?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Bad smell is coming from my mouth IDK what's the reason please help get rid of this 1. And I have dead tooth also is ...
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 27 years old & had an ortho treatment of Braces for more than 2 years 3 years back. But the same is retaining back & now I have spaces between the teeth. Can the same be treated now & what will be the process?

BDS, F.A.G.E
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 27 years old & had an ortho treatment of Braces for more than 2 years 3 years back.
But the same is retaining ba...
Get a new OPG done from any nearby diagnostics n consult your dentist. Yes!!! The spaces can be closed by using retainers or fixed ortho therapy, depending on severity.
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