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Dr. Sameer A. Savkoor

Dentist, Bangalore

150 at clinic
Dr. Sameer A. Savkoor Dentist, Bangalore
150 at clinic
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I am 32 years married women and for the past 1 year I am suffering with mouth ulcers when I take hot and spicy food items and also suffering from stiffness of my back bones when I woke up in the morning and unable to bend. This back pain in even noticed when I stood for long time.Please tell.

Hand Surgery, M.S. (Orthopaedics
Orthopedist, Ahmedabad
I am 32 years married women and for the past 1 year I am suffering with mouth ulcers when I take hot and spicy food i...
Dear lybrate-user well, I think you have lack of fitness and so you have aches and pains you should do some aerobics and yoga to regain fitness. Automatically most problems will be sorted out. Also take vit b complex and avoid hotand spicy food.
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Oil Pulling - Miracle or Fad?

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Oil Pulling - Miracle or Fad?

After multiple patients have asked us about the authenticity of oil pulling as a technique, here's what we have to say:

There is no denying all of us wait for a miracle cure to that terrible disease called dental decay. Much of a dentists or a dental hygienists time goes into answering the question,

why do cavities happen? or how do I prevent cavities?

While people usually assume the answer is brushing and flossing there are some lesser known ancient techniques and some ultramodern gadgets that have contributed to our arsenal of options to keep your mouth healthy.

Oil pulling being one of them has been in the limelight of late.

What is oil pulling?

This oral therapy is a type of ayurvedic medicine that dates back 3, 000 years. It involves swishing approximately 1 tablespoon of oil typically coconut, sesame, or sunflower oil in semisolid form (as shown in the pic) in your mouth for about 20 minutes and then spitting it out.

Start with just 5 minutes a day. Twenty minutes of swishing is a long time, and while the longer you pull, the more bacteria you'll remove, 5 or 10 minutes will still offer some benefit.

A gentle swishing, pushing, and sucking the oil through the teeth is all that's required

Don't swallow. if you find it hard not to, you likely have too much oil in your mouth, spit it out and try again with a smaller amount. just discard the used oil into the nearest cup or trash can.

Why oil pulling? how does it work?

Recent studies show that oil pulling helps against gingivitis, plaque, and microorganisms that cause bad breath.

How? most microorganisms inhabiting the mouth consist of a single cell, cells are covered with a lipid, or fatty, membrane, which is the cell's skin. When these cells come into contact with oil, a fat, they naturally adhere to each other.

Which oil?

Use coconut oil. While you can get the same bacteria-fighting benefits with sesame or sunflower oil, coconut oil has the added benefit of lauric acid, which is well-known for its anti-microbial agents. Also, a recent study found that coconut oil may help prevent tooth decay.

coconut and sunflower oil aren't the only oils with dental health benefits. For irritated, inflamed gums, rub a little vitamin e oil directly on the surface. It's rich in antioxidants, easily absorbed, and helps regenerate healthy gum tissue.

Additional benefits


Reducing decay
Whitening teeth by keeping clean and smooth surfaces that do not lodge food.
Eliminates bad breath
Preventing gum infections caused by harmful bacteria in the mouth


Expert tip

It doesn't reverse the effects of tooth decay, but it's a great supplemental therapy to reduce the bacterial count in the mouth thereby decreasing the likelihood of decay and other dental and systemic diseases.

The only disclaimer we would want to put in is


Do not ingest or swallow the oil in all your enthusiasm and,
Don't skip brushing and flossing. Oil pulling should never replace routine dental visits and traditional home oral care.


While oil pulling can't change your life or make you never need to go to a dentist again -try it for yourself, if it reduces your chances of decay and maybe even helps you ace your next dental visit with no new cavities.

We say thumbs up! pull away!

Please try this safe and natural practice and let us know how you find it in the comments section.

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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Please do not forget to do warm saline gargles - luke warm water with pinch of salt in it at least 3 times a day.
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BDS
Dentist,
Advice brushing in front of a mirror" not only face see the teeth also"
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What can I do for gum growth. I am 28years old. There is a bleeding while brushing.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
What can I do for gum growth. I am 28years old. There is a bleeding while brushing.
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly.
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My gums are bleeding since long time. I did visited dentist many a times but its not stopped completely. Can you suggest me any medicine regarding it.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My gums are bleeding since long time. I did visited dentist many a times but its not stopped completely. Can you sugg...
Homoeopathic medicine MERC SOL 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops today night and forget this medicine PLANTAGO Q/HAMMEMELIS Q ( Dr Reckeweg) Mix both these medicines and take 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 2-3 months HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL ) Scrub teeth daily night before sleep
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my teeth are not in white colour,its yellow but i dont have any bad habbits like cigarettes,Alchohol ,,,etc..What i have to do please share me....

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi..you can go for composite veneering or office bleach by good materials..and you will be free from your problem
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I have swallowed chewing gum while drinking water. I m very much afraid since then like What kind of risks I have to pass through. please suggest remedies to overcome the problems which may occur.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mohali
I have swallowed chewing gum while drinking water. I m very much afraid since then like What kind of risks I have to ...
Although chewing gum is only for chewing and is not to be swallowed. It usually is not not harmful. It is not digested in stomach thats true bt slowly it moves in digestive tract and is excreted via stools. However in rare cases if bulk amount is ingested in short period it can cause digestive tract obstruction specially in kids. But thats not your case it only one gum in your case so there is no need to worry. Take care that this is not repeated.
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. Me arohi n i'm 18 years old. In my teeth I have a problems related gums. N smell. Which mouthwash can I take. For it? Which mouthwash you recommend me.?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
. Me arohi n i'm 18 years old. In my teeth I have a problems related gums. N smell. Which mouthwash can I take. For i...
Hello, mouthwash is like a perfume. You will feel healthy and fresh for a limited period of time. You can use any good brand mouthwash available in market. Bad smell from mouth could be because of deposits or food lodgement between teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush twice daily, floss regularly. You can avoid it by rinsing after every 1-2 hours.
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I have my wisdom tooth growing and my gums are paining a lot. What should I do to get rid of this problem?

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
I have my wisdom tooth growing and my gums are paining a lot. What should I do to get rid of this problem?
Wisdom teeth come at age 17 - 21 years of age. You should wait unless until it comes out completely. Till then you can take painkillers only when it pains too much. Keep your oral hygiene good. It will come out of its own in few months. If it bothers you too much then consult your dentist. They will take an x ray of the tooth and suggest you proper treatment.
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How to get rid of bad breath?

BDS
Dentist,
Kindly get scaling done and use mouth wash twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique. Also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also of the reasons for bad breath.
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I have pain in my teeth there was filled masala and now has removed plzz consult me.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
I have pain in my teeth there was filled masala and now has removed plzz consult me.
plz take a pain killer and then consult a dentist. pain killer is only going to give you temporary relief. dentist will find out the cause of the pain and help you to get rid of it.
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Is it possible to get me teeth whiten I tried so many methods didn't work and even I used Colgate whitening tat 2 didn't work so is there any treatment should I take of there is let me know the cost? Or any natural remedies or should I take any tablet? Thank you in advance.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Is it possible to get me teeth whiten I tried so many methods didn't work and even I used Colgate whitening tat 2 did...
Procedure for tooth whitening is bleaching. Home bleaching or office bleaching are the two techniques. Visit your dentist.
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Every 2 months once I am getting canker sores in mouth. What is the best medicine ?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
First get the tests done for the cause of reccurent ulcers. By mds oral medicine doctor. And then take the medicines as presctibed.
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Hello, I am 34 years old male and I have a dry mouth for last 4 months. When I drink water after 30 minutes I need to water. What should I do

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, dry mouth is caused due to decreased secretion of saliva. We need to check you clinically to advise for any cause and solution. You can come for a consultation (free of cost) or check up 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, Ramanathapuram
Foods which can be eaten without any difficulty like dairy products, soft breads, softer grains, sea food and soft meat and soft cooked vegetables should be consumed in higher quantities than hard foods while undergoing orthodontic treatment.
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Hello sir, my teeth is yellow. What can I do for my teeth. Can I make them white and bright.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello sir, my teeth is yellow. What can I do for my teeth. Can I make them white and bright.
yes it can be done. first of all scaling and polishing will be done. and if required bleaching will improve shade of your teeth..
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Hi sir, I am suffering with gum bleeding. From teeth row. Please tell me the solution.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reasons for bleeding gums like poor oral hygiene, vitamin deficiency, physical injury to gums, hormonal changes, medications etc. You have to visit a dentist for professional cleaning and check-up to know the exact cause and solution of your problem.
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I am daily used to college for washing teeth. .but sometimes come blood in my gum. So what we do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am daily used to college for washing teeth. .but sometimes come blood in my gum. So what we do.
Hi, Hi, Take homoeopathic medicine Merc. Sol. 30/ thrice daily for 2 weeks. Do daily mouthwash after each meal by Bakson’s Perio Aid Mouth Wash Also, take multivitamin A to Z/ 1 tab. daily once for 3 months.
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