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Dr. Sapna Paniker

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

20 Years Experience
Dr. Sapna Paniker BDS Dentist, Bangalore
20 Years Experience
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Sapna Paniker is a popular Dentist in Babusa Palya, Bangalore. She has had many happy patients in her 20 years of journey as a Dentist. She is a BDS . You can consult Dr. Sapna Paniker at dreams in Babusa Palya, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sapna Paniker on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital, Patna - 1997
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I am 30 year old female and I have cavity problem because I am eating sweets regular what I do ?

BDS
Dentist, Noida
Hello I will advice you to visit your dentist for proper clinical examination, and for your cavities please get them filled as soon as possible.
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I have leaukoplakia and there are white lesions under my tongue, they go and come back, now they have become ulcer like and eating has become irritating in that particular area. I want that lesions go away.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I think a biopsy should b done if its leukoplakia it is said to a precancerous lesion if you can send some pics will b better.
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All About Bad Breath

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
All About Bad Breath

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can occur due to a multitude of reasons and is quite disconcerting. Chewing gum, using breath mints and mouthwash are just temporary solutions as they do not address the problem. Read on more to find all about the different causes, symptoms of bad breath and also about their prevention.

Causes:

  1. Food: If food particles, which are stuck in and around your teeth start decaying, they promote bacterial growth, which causes a foul odor in the mouth. Eating certain foods, such as spices, onion and garlic also cause foul odor. 
  2. Tobacco products: Smoking and chewing tobacco not only causes gum disease, but also causes a foul odor to be present, thus causing bad breath.
  3. Poor dental hygiene: If you do not brush daily, food particles in your mouth get stuck in your mouth between the teeth in particular, which decay and cause bad breath. A form of bacteria known as plaque forms over the teeth, which over time decays teeth and also causes foul breath.
  4. Dry mouth: A medical condition known as dry mouth, also known as xerostomia can contribute to bad breath as in this condition; the amount saliva produced from the salivary glands is reduced. This results in the growth of bacteria, which causes bad breath.
  5. Medications: Some medications can cause foul breath in an indirect manner as they cause dry mouth as a side effect, which in turn causes bad breath. Other medications break down in your body and the chemicals, which the medicine contains can be carried on your breath.

Diagnosis:
Dentists would usually rate the odor from your mouth either by smelling or by using certain sophisticated odor detectors. The back of the tongue is often the source of smell and the dentist is also likely to scrape the region and rate its odor.

Treatment:

  1. Maintaining oral hygiene: If the bad breath is due to the formation of plaque, brushing and flossing on a regular basis will prevent its growth, thus reducing or eliminating bad breath. Using mouthwashes also kills bacteria, hence eliminating the bad breath causing bacteria from your mouth.
  2. Treatment of dental disease: Gum disease can also cause bad breath as in this disease, the gums pull away from the teeth, which gives scope for bacterial growth causing bad breath. Treating gum disease, thus would also eliminate the scope for bacterial growth and eliminate bad breath at the same time.
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How To Remove Plaque?

BDS
Dentist, Betul
How To Remove Plaque?

99% of the plaque can be removed by the use of waterjets along with daily brushing.

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My teeth was getting yellow from white day by day. But I brash well my teeth everyday. How I get my teeth like previous (white).

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
My teeth was getting yellow from white day by day. But I brash well my teeth everyday. How I get my teeth like previo...
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. If you are not satisfied with the results go for bleaching of teeth. maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly.
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I have a problem with my teeth & gums bleeding 3-4 times, in a month,my 2 long teeth of lower jaw front are removed by Dental teachican and fixed two acrlyic teeth the problem is i am unable to eat apple THANKING YOU DOCTOR SAHAB YOURS S.JAMAL UDDIN, And my tounge by toching dupcalite teeth my tounge getting SCRATCHES and the taste my tounge getting is sweet with acrilic duplicate teeth THANKS DOCTOR.

MDS - Orthodontics, MDS
Dentist, Zirakpur
Hi, Please do mention your age next time when you have a querry the reason you had two long front teeth is coz of excess bone loss which causes your gums to go down.Giving the impression that teeth have become long.The acrylic teeth replacement is one of the choice to replace the teeth provided they are removable and not fixed .If they are fixed taking support from adjacent teeth that is a quackery.In my humble opinion.You better get it removed as soon as possible and think of other alternatives to replace the missing teeth like.Dental implants.Fixed partial dentures .Also need to get your gums healthy by visiting a periodontist before getting anything else done.Hope this helps.Cheers
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MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Rajnandgaon
Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.

Dr saheb pyrea hoo gaya hai teeth mein green and kala kala saa hoo gaya hai jiski wajah see lower front teeth thoda patla bhi hoo gaya hai daily brush bhi karta huin dant kanti and aab halka halka saa 2 pass kee teeth mein bhi kala kala saa hoo gaya hai masoodoo kee neechee help karen.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
So called dental pyrea can be treated completely with manual cleaning of the gums and teeth and with some medication. After evaluation of your condition your dentist will advice you the best treatment protocol. If you can share your pics that would be helpful for me to guide you better.
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BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Brushing twice a day keeps tooth problems away. Always brush your teeth before you go to bed at night and after your breakfast in the morning!!
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Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
This is a perfect picture to show on how a cavity started between the teeth where only the floss can clean. The cavity grew all the way down in to nerve which caused the tooth to hurt and could only be treated with either a root canal or to remove the tooth.

My gums has effected Can grow once again my gums Pls give me a tips to grow my gums once a again. My age is 22 yrs.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
My gums has effected
Can grow once again my gums
Pls give me a tips to grow my gums once a again. My age is 22 yrs.
gums cannot be grown they can only be grafted by surgery. no tips for growing gums but keeping clean mouth and scaling 6 month will help prevent further gum loss..
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Dr. I have a red sore on my thoung end and some mouth disturbances of taste what is it please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Dr. I have a red sore on my thoung end and some mouth disturbances of taste what is it please help me.
hello, You may be suffering from Vitamin B deficiency or upset stomach. Take Becousle capsule, 1 cap daily after meals. Take Acid nitricum 30, 2 drops once daily. Revert me after 7 days.
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I am 23 old man. I have a problem of mouth ulcer from 3 years. Pls give suggestions to cure and prevention.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I am 23 old man. I have a problem of mouth ulcer from 3 years. Pls give suggestions to cure and prevention.
Dear lybrate-user, first please avoid bad habit like chewing tobacco products if you have. If your problem recurr within certain interval please visit a oral pathologist. You may need thorough checkup and treatment.
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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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I got Mouth ulcers last month, I took a medicine dose for day, it got little healed, cleared for 2 days but it came back after then. Now it's recurring not vanishing completely. What should be done?

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
1st of all be sure you don't have stomch upset problem like constipation. If yes treat d same n along with it take 1 capsule of vitamin b-complex daily for a month n have 2-3 tablets of chewable sporolac for 3-4 days. Then let me know the results.
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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 upper teeth are paining from last 3 days. I brush my teeth 3 times a day. I never eat Pan Supari and all such stuffs. But than also I am facing such problem.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
My upper teeth are paining from last 3 days. I brush my teeth 3 times a day. I never eat Pan Supari and all such stuf...
Not necassary it is that inspite of all these u should not face any dental problem, there r many hidden regions in mouth where food gets accumulated and decay occur and many more such reasons like wrong brushing technic etc so if u see dentist u will come to know the problem and get treatment done
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Each morning when I wake my mouth is full of saliva & smells a lot. So what should I do to avoid this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
Each morning when I wake my mouth is full of saliva & smells a lot. So what should I do to avoid this problem.
Get scaling done and brush your teeth twice a day and use dental floss and mouthwash n do warmsaline rinces 3-4 times a day and scrap your tongue twice day and tel me d status after 5 days.
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Importance of Brushing With Tooth Paste!

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Importance of Brushing With Tooth Paste!

Brushing with toothpaste is important for several reasons. 

  • First and foremost, a toothpaste and a correct brushing action work to remove plaque, a sticky, harmful film of bacteria that grows on your teeth that cause cavities, gum disease, and eventual tooth loss if not controlled. 
  • Second, toothpaste contains fluoride, which makes the entire tooth structure more resistant to decay and promotes remineralization, which aids in repairing early decay before the damage can even be seen. 
  • Third, special ingredients in toothpaste help to clean and polish the teeth and remove stains over time. Fourth, toothpaste help freshen breath and leave your mouth with a clean feeling.

What type of toothpaste should I use?

 As long as your toothpaste contains fluoride, the brand you buy really does not matter, neither does whether or not it is in the paste, gel or even powder form or containing a certain flavor. All fluoride toothpaste work effectively to fight plaque and cavities and clean and polish tooth enamel. Your toothpaste brand should bear the ADA (American Dental Association) seal of approval on the container, which means that adequate evidence of safety and efficacy have been demonstrated in controlled, clinical trials.

If your teeth are hypersensitive to hot or cold, consider trying a toothpaste designed for sensitive teeth. These "desensitizing" toothpaste, which contains strontium chloride or potassium nitrate, protect exposed dentin by blocking the tubes in the teeth that are connected to nerves. Desensitizing pastes must be used for at least one month before any therapeutic effects are felt.

Toothpaste containing baking soda and/or hydrogen peroxide (which are both good cleansing agents) give the teeth and mouth a clean, fresh, pleasant feeling that can offer an incentive to brush more, but fluoride is the true active ingredient at work protecting your teeth. Some prefer a tartar-control toothpaste containing pyrophosphates to prevent the build-up of soft calculus (tartar) deposits on their teeth. New pastes offer advanced whitening formulas aimed at safely removing stains to make teeth brighter and shinier, although they can't nearly match the effectiveness of a professional bleaching formula administered or prescribed by a dentist.

How much should I use?

Contrary to what toothpaste commercials show, the amount of paste or gel needed on your brush for effective cleaning does not have to be a heaping amount. Simply squeeze a pea-sized dab of paste on the top half of your brush. If you brush correctly, holding the toothbrush at a 45-degree angle and brush inside, outside and between your teeth, the paste should foam enough to cover all of your teeth. Children under age 6, however, should be given a very small, baby pea-sized dab of toothpaste on their brush. 

Is brushing with toothpaste enough to fight cavities and gum disease?

No. Although brushing thoroughly after each meal helps, flossing your teeth every day to remove plaque and food particles between teeth and at the gumline is just as important. Studies show that plaque will regrow on teeth that are completely clean within three to four hours of brushing.

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I am a depressed person taking antidepressants from past ten years in between I got addicted to gutka and from last 1 year I quitted Gurkha but I have drinking problem now a days I can't open my mouth wide and often have recurrent ulcers please guide me

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
If u suffer from recurrent ulcers take vitamin b complex tablets once daily for at least a month it would solve the problem
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