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Dr. Pooja

Dentist, Bangalore

100 at clinic
Dr. Pooja Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. Pooja is a trusted Dentist in RMV 2nd Stage, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Pooja personally at Kasthuri Dental Care Center in RMV 2nd Stage, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Pooja on Lybrate.com.

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Dental Health in Pregnancy

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dental Health in Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a transformation phase in itself -it brings with it changes to almost all body systems. The oral tissues and the teeth are also affected significantly. Extra precaution is required to maintain regular oral health and avoid severe decay and/or gum disease. If not avoided, the dental infections can cause severe systemic infections and require strong antibiotics, x-rays, minor surgeries, and root canal therapy which may not be safe during pregnancy.

Higher levels of estrogen during pregnancy in the blood lead to a lot of visible changes in the oral cavity - higher incidence of tooth decay, gingival and periodontal inflammation, and even minor benign tumours in some cases. The notorious morning sickness plays havoc with the person's oral hygiene habits, thereby further complicating the situation.

Prior to pregnancy: A pre-pregnancy dental check-up to look for gum health and decay would go a long way in a healthy pregnancy, from the dental point of view at least. A thorough scaling and screening for cavities done before pregnancy can help avoid dental visits during the term, other than for routine checkup.

Pregnancy: If that pre-pregnancy visit could not happen, then visiting your dentist should be one of the first things to do as soon as you have confirmed your pregnancy. At this stage, no dental treatment can be done. Any elective procedures (cosmetic, etc.) will have to be done only after delivery. If the dentist identifies no cause for worry, that is great news. However, if there are any causes for concern, like a decay, the non-invasive treatment should be done at the earliest. When you are pregnant, note the following from a dental point of view:

  1. Oninvasive treatments like minor fillings can be done
  2. Regular scaling and polishing is not a problem
  3. Let the dentist know about all the medications you are taking
  4. Visit the dentist every 3 to 4 months for a regular check-up
  5. Follow good oral hygiene practices including, brushing, rinsing, and flossing
  6. Switch to a bland toothpaste in case of severe morning sickness
  7. Watch your diet - the teeth forming in the fetus require nutrition through you, so ensure adequate intake of minerals like calcium and potassium
  8. Avoid sweets and sticky/chewy foods that can lead to plaque formation

Though dental procedures can be done during the 4th to 6th month, they are best avoided, which can be done with better planning and some minimal care.

After delivery: After the delivery of the baby, please visit your dentist to ensure you have again ensured there is no emergent dental condition requiring attention. Resume your regular dental care after delivery.
With a little planning and extra care, dental health can be managed nicely during pregnancy with minimal to no pain. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.

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I am 20 years old. My mouth smells badly even after brushing my teeth. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am 20 years old. My mouth smells badly even after brushing my teeth. What should I do?
Bad breath can be due to medical reasons also pls check if you get cold very often if there is post nasal discharge if not than if you have never cleaned your teeth get it cleaned once, you can use a mouth wash als fr a month and do show a dentist.
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I have cracks and cut in the corners of the mouth. Its was only one side before that now it's start formulating other side also. I frequently suffered with severe mouth ulcer and constipation also. I have tried so many medicine prescribe by dermatologist like. Brite, Koiglo-forte, melacare forte. But I did not get any relief with these cracks now it's start spreading. Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have cracks and cut in the corners of the mouth. Its was only one side before that now it's start formulating other...
ulcers are normally due to Vitamin deficiency or bad digestion. other are stress, dry mouth, increase intake of aerated or alcoholic beverages. So start taking vitamin supplements. eat balanced and healthy diet. avoid oilly spicy n junk foods completely. increase your water intake. get treated for constipation. apply Vaseline or boroline on the crack especially before sleeping
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Bitterness in my tongue for last 5days after taking crocin tablet for continuous 2 days bid.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hello, you are suffering with fever that's why taste of your tongue is bitter.As you recovered from fever then your taste will become normal.So don't worry and take care.
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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Though clove can be a great way to relieve tooth-pain, it is not a replacement for proper dental care. It can help while you save up to see a dentist, but do get an appointment as soon as you can.
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I have problem of bad smell since last few months. Please advice how to remove? salt water gargling can help?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have problem of bad smell since last few months. Please advice how to remove? salt water gargling can help?
Hi there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. You can come for a consultation (free of cost) in our clinic.
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Hello sir, from last many a days I am suffering from teeth pain problem. Please suggest me some remedy to cope up from this.

Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello sir, from last many a days I am suffering from teeth pain problem. Please suggest me some remedy to cope up fro...
kindly visit a dentist soon as this seems to be due to deep cavities in few of your teeth. you might need root canal treatment for this.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
For effective teeth whitening and preventing them from discoloration, munch on foods like apples, carrots, pears or celery after brushing, as they produce tooth-bathing saliva which whitens the teeth.
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My front teeth has pain if i drink pepsi or cola i use colgate pro relief paste.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
That's because the sugar content in your Pepsi and Coke have created demineralisation of the enamel and your dentinal tubules are exposed . Once dentin is reached you will feel sensitivity.Avoid Pepsi, coke and other carbonated cool drinks ,not good for your teeth
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BDS
Dentist, Amravati
Filling your stomach full before the rct is surely a good idea because the process sometimes takes as long as 3 hours.
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I am 72 years and Type II diabetic.Two main teeth from both sides of my bottom mouth were removed because they were moving long back. Now one main tooth from top right side and bottom left side are also moving. I want to get these two teeth also removed and go for new ones i.E.Six teeth total.What is the present method of fixing new teeth and what should be appx expenditure. Thanks in anticipation of your reply.

BDS
Dentist, Kanchipuram
Hi Sir, We can replace the missing teeth by two options one is a removable one & the other is a fixed one. Removable ones are cheaper but not advisable. Fixed ones are called bridges.But to have a bridge the last teeth should be present.Without the last teeth it would be difficult to do bridge.Treatments vary based on the position of the missing teeth. Only a nearby dentist can guide you properly after clinically examined you. Regards JAI
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Replace your missing teeth to avoid further disturbances in oro-motor function.
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How to control mouth ulcer?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You can go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same.
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My son 6 years old, one teeth fall out last one month ago but till date there is no symptom to teeth came in. What is the reason & now whats can I do for this.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
My son 6 years old, one teeth fall out last one month ago but till date there is no symptom to teeth came in. What is...
Batter to go for the full mouth x-ray. But dont wary there is teeth inside the jaw then only the milk tooth was fall. It may take time 2-3 month for the eruption.
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When to Remove Wisdom Teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
When to Remove Wisdom Teeth?

People between the ages of 16 and 19 should have their wisdom teeth evaluated. If they need to be removed, it should be considered before age 20 when generally fewer complications occur. At a younger age, tooth roots are not fully developed, the surrounding bone is softer, and there is less chance of damaging nearby nerves or other structures. There is also less surgical risk and healing is generally faster.

Extractions of wisdom teeth may be performed by a general dentist. If your dentist anticipates any special care will be needed, he or she may refer you to an oral or maxillofacial surgeon. An oral or maxillofacial surgeon is a dentist who specializes in surgery and the removal of wisdom teeth.

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Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease which occurs because of the inflammation of the gums. It can easily be reversed with daily brushing and flossing and getting dental cleaning done regularly.
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Dental Implants

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Dental implants are a popular and effective way to replace missing teeth. Surgically placed in the upper or lower jaw, they function as a sturdy anchor for replacement teeth. Made of titanium and other materials, implants are designed to hold restorations like crowns or bridges blend in with your other teeth, and are a long-term option for restoring your smile.
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How can I get relief from Cavity in teeth without root canal? please help me and tell home remedies.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
How can I get relief from Cavity in teeth without root canal? please help me and tell home remedies.
If the cavity is shallow then it can be treated by restoration and if the cavity is deep or you are having sensitivity to hot or cold foodstuff then root canal treatment is the first choice of treatment or you can go for extraction of tooth. There is no home remedy which can give you permanent relief from this, you can delay the treatment by taking some medicine but you cannot avoid it permanently.
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I am having tooth decay, even after filling the decay problem is still there what is the best solution to this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am having tooth decay, even after filling the decay problem is still there what is the best solution to this.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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Dr I have a cavity in one tooth and partly affected other tooth Dr. Said for root-canal or remove the teeth please suggest me which is the best method ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Dr I have a cavity in one tooth and partly affected other tooth Dr. Said for root-canal or remove the teeth please su...
Preserving the tooth by root canal treatment is always better than removing the tooth. Nothing can substitute our natural teeth. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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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