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Dr. Sapna Shetty

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Sapna Shetty Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. Sapna Shetty is a popular Dentist in Nagarbhavi, Bangalore. You can visit her at Classic Dental Clinic in Nagarbhavi, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sapna Shetty on Lybrate.com.

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I am 16 years old and from birth I have gap in between my upper front teeth and its growing with age. How to fix this problem?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 16 years old and from birth I have gap in between my upper front teeth and its growing with age. How to fix this...
Consult a orthodontist you may require braces you also might have to sacrifice some teeth if more space is required.
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i have a cavity or a hole in one of my teeth. But i have no problem till now just that when i eat food it gets stuck sometimes. Should i get checked.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi since u know that u have a cavity,its always better to get it filled.the pain will start when the decay which reach ur tooth nerve n infect it and then u will have no option but to get the root canal treatment done.
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Who can treat uneven teeth without clips and braces can treat with new technology?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
You will require an orthodontist who will treat you with lingual braces . Alternatively go for aligners treatment.
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I got blood on mouth I am getting fear

BDS
Dentist,
I got blood on mouth I am getting fear
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
For maintaining oral hygiene, rinsing your mouth with an alchohol-free mouth wash after every meal is important as it prevents the formation of bacteria.
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How much will it usually charge to clean teeth those turned yellow.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
How much will it usually charge to clean teeth those turned yellow.
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. You may consult me in person. . DENTAL TIPS: - Visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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I saw that a tiny black point type (I think it may be a worm) on lower left most teeth. My teeth's are also not milky white. Some are dirty from inside.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I saw that a tiny black point type (I think it may be a worm) on lower left most teeth.
My teeth's are also not milky...
Lybrate-user having small spot on lower teeth please take care of your oral hygiene. Visit dental surgeon for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use colgate-white tooth paste. Rinse with listerine mouthwash. Before going to sleep.
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Respected, I always get stucjk mouth ulcers. It really pains alot, due to which I cannot eat food properly an loosing weight. Please provide some useful tips to get rid of these mouth ulcers ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hi hearing your complain I think you have certain vitamin deficiencies in your body if you are suffering from repeated ulcers. Ulcers are of many types 1 Stress ulcer: which occurs repeatedly at a span of 7 days and main reason is stress and work load in your life. 2 traumatic ulcer: it occurs due to biting on cheek or toungue accidently during eating these ulcers are not repititive 3 non- healing ulcer: it occurs because of some habits like smoking, chewing tobacco. Looking at your complain I think you are suffering from stress ulcers. Treatment: you can take multivitamin tablets like tab b-folcin plus once a day for 30 days, mucopain gel to be applied on the ulcers twice for 10 days, avoid hot and spicy food for some days. I hope my advice would be helpin you thank you
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I am suffering from ulcer problem in my mouth. Kindly tell me some medicines for it.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am suffering from ulcer problem in my mouth. Kindly tell me some medicines for it.
Homoeopathic medicine---------------------------------- merc sol 30 (sbl) drink 1 drop direct on tongue every week at night ----------------------------- acid sulph 30 (sbl) drink 2 drops in 1spoon fressh water 3 times daily for 2 months----------------------------------- eat a diet rich in iron and vitamin-c and vitamin -b 12 and for this adopt following diet in your life style------------------------ sources of vitamin b12: 1. Vegetables: none. 2. Fruits: none. 3. Food: eggs, brown rice, fish, yogurt (dahi), milk and milk products like cheese, cow and soy milk.------------------------ sources of vitamin c: 1. Vegetables: broccoli (hari phoolgobhi), cucumber, tomato, spinach (palak), lemon (nimbu), onion (pyaaz), peas (matar), green vegetables. 2. Fruits: orange (santra), pineapple, guava, mango, apple, grapes, banana, kiwi, lychee, papaya (papita), peach (adau), pear, plum (aloo bukhara), strawberry, lime juice.------------------------------ sources of iron: 1. Vegetables: spinach, dark green leafy vegetables, lentils (daal). 2. Fruits: avocados (makhanphal), peach (adau), pear (nashpati), pumpkin (kaddu), raisin (kishmish), pomegranate (anaar). Food: eggs, fish, meat, cereals, almonds (badam), whole wheat bread, soybean-------------------- avoid frequent use of such as chocolate, coffee, peanuts, almonds, strawberries in routine diet-------------------------- report me after 2 months--------------
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Mouthwash - Why You Should Use it?

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Mouthwash - Why You Should Use it?

Mouthwashes have become a fad nowadays – some simply rinse their mouth with a mouthwash instead of brushing their teeth, the reason being lack of time. While mouthwashes are effective up to a certain extent, the question is can they replace your brush and tooth paste?

Why is Mouthwash Used?

Mouth washes are used for multiple reasons; to prevent tooth decay, freshen your breath and to minimize plaque. It is also known to reduce gingivitis (gum disease) and plaque that harden on your teeth.

In order to understand the efficacy of mouth wash better, you need to know about the ingredients it is made up of. The basic ingredients are cleansing agents, water, alcohol and flavor causing substances. Certain active ingredients are also added to mouth wash which usually vary from product to product. Some of them are:

  1. Fluoride which prevents decay of the tooth by making it more resistant.

  2. Antimicrobials which reduce harmful bacteria in the mouth that lead to plaque formation in the teeth.

  3. Salts, that have astringent properties, act as deodorizers to prevent bad breath.

  4. Substances that reduce bad breath causing compounds.

Advantages of using a Mouthwash are:

  1. Helps in preventing gum disease: Inflammation of the gums and teeth can occur when plaque causing bacteria are present on the teeth. Mouthwashes that contain antibacterial agents help in reducing these bacteria.

  2. Reduces cavity: Mouthwashes that contain fluoride help in reducing cavities that affect your teeth. Cavities are holes in your teeth which form when bacteria in the teeth cause plaque.

  3. Provides relief from canker sores: Mouth wash provides relief from canker sores by reducing the amount of bacteria present on the affected area.

  4. Prevents pregnancy complications: Certain gum diseases release harmful bacteria in the bloodstream that can stimulate early contractions. Using mouth washes provides safeguard against these bacteria, thus, in turn, protecting your baby.

Disadvantages of a Mouthwash:

  1. May irritate canker sores: Mouthwashes which contain alcohol in high concentrations can irritate canker sores in the mouth.

  2. A risk factor for oral cancer: Certain mouthwashes may contain ingredients which increase the risks of oral cancer. It is therefore important for you to check the ingredients before using it.

The Verdict:

Given that the benefits outweigh the cons, using mouthwash is good for you. You should not substitute brushing or flossing with using a mouthwash, though. Rather, it should complement them. If the mouth wash contains alcohol in decent amounts, then you are good to go. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist and ask a free question.

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P.G. DIPLOMA IN ENDODONTICS, FELLOWSHIP IN AESTHETIC DENTISTRY, BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
Tongue cleaning is as important as brushing. Clean your tongue everytime you brush to reduce accumulation of deposits, which can lead to bad odour.
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My teeth had become yellow what should i do to make them white again?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
First of all reson has to be seen for your yellowish teeth. Take one close pic of teeth and send it to me then surely would tell you best treatment possible. Treatment varies from simple cleaning to Bleeching veneering, laminates etc., so proper planing is most important thing. [Automatically added by Lybrate] Click "Consult Dr. Amit Sharma" below to consult privately with the doctor.
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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Latur
Smoking or consuming smokeless tobacco is very harmful for your teeth. It can lead to various oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay. 
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Hi, I had severe teeth pain and have undergone root canal treatment. After cleaning the teeth I got rid of the pain and I didn't go for next visit to complete the treatment. Now its root is open and again the pain started. What should I do now, if I start treatment will it get cured or its more serious?

BDS
Dentist, Kanchipuram
Hi, I had severe teeth pain and have undergone root canal treatment.  After cleaning the teeth I got rid of the pain ...
Hi sometimes a rct requires multiple visits and you have to complete the procedure immediately. Don't worry about the pain it will subside once the rct is done properly. After completing the rct please cover the tooth with a crown for proper chewing.
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I have feeling pain on my teeth what is the solution?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I have feeling pain on my teeth what is the solution?
I think its may be periodontitis. You should done scaling. And brush twice daily. Used elygdium tooth paste twice daily.
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There is a fungal infection in my mouth since 2 months, what can I do in home to reslove this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Oral thrush is a fungal infection which occurs due to dry mouth, uncontrolled diabetes, weak immune system or patient on corticosteroids. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need candid ointment until then. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. 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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I brush my teeth twice a day but even after that it's becoming yellowish and seems as if they are not being cleaned. Please suggest me a remedy or how to clean.

BDS
Dentist, Ajmer
I brush my teeth twice a day but even after that it's becoming yellowish and seems as if they are not being cleaned. ...
Just a reminder, adult teeth are not milky white, they have a slight yellowish tinge. Your teeth might be becoming yellow due to stain deposition on the teeth surface, they are not removed by brushing. Go for professional cleaning of teeth which will remove stains and calculus present on the teeth. If you are not satisfied with the results, go for bleaching.
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I have many pimples on my mouth. So what should I do? how to remove the scars from mouth?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Please check with skin specialist. Keep face oil free and avoid exposure to sun. For scars use kajoic acid cream in consultation with skin specialist.
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