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Dr. Alka Khattar

BDS

Dentist, Delhi

22 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
Dr. Alka Khattar BDS Dentist, Delhi
22 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. Alka Khattar is a popular Dentist in Malviya Nagar, Delhi. She has helped numerous patients in her 22 years of experience as a Dentist. She has done BDS . She is currently associated with Shreeram Dental Care Centre in Malviya Nagar, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Alka Khattar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - VSDC , ( KIMS ) ,Bangalore, - 1995
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Indian Dental Association

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I have teeth problem now a day my teeth getting yellow what should I do to get it Wight.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
I have teeth problem now a day my teeth getting yellow what should I do to get it Wight.
Get scaling done n use dental floss n use mouthwash n twice a day n after seven days tel me the status of your teeth.
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I have a whitish coated tongue which looks hairy on the upper part. This has resulted into difficulty in speaking. My words do not come out clearly. I have this problem for couple of years. I need a pink healthy tongue. Can any one please help?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
A coated tongue is unlikely to be the cause of improper speech. The simultaneous presence of both problems could be a mere coincidence. Please get yourself checked properly to pinpoint the real cause and treat it subsequently.
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Can you suggest some ways for protecting the tooth from decaying? I mean. Some natural methods for reversing the tooth conditions. (Some traits of tooth decaying is been found. A small black spot on the top of my lower right penultimate interior teeth.)

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Can you suggest some ways for protecting the tooth from decaying? I mean. Some natural methods for reversing the toot...
Dear lybrate user, brushing twice daily with a soft toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste, flossing, rinsing your mouth after every meal, eating foods rich in calcium like dairy products, avoiding sugary and sticky foods and most importantly visiting your dentist for routine dental checkup every 6 months are the simplest, easiest ways of keeping teeth healthy and avoiding decay.
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BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
Why Tooth Picking Is Bad for Oral Health
A lot of people love to use tooth picks in order to clear out food stuck in their teeth after meals.Some people even consider to do it as a habit that they will use it, even if they no longer have to. These people do not know that there are possible hazards to using it. In order to convince them to avoid using tooth picks, here are 5 reasons why it is bad for oral health.
It can be a source of oral infections. In fact, it could also be a reason for a person to acquire more severe oral discomforts such as mouth cancer. Keep in mind that tooth picks are never sterile as they are only be stored on tables and closets kept inside their boxes or cases. It would never be ideal to put such thing inside your mouth for health reasons.
Constant tooth picking can break the enamel of your teeth. The enamel which is a hard yet thin layer covering the crown of a tooth is a vital tissue as it serves as the main protection or coat of the tooth. Due to its thinness, it can easily break this tissue given that tooth picks are made up of hard substance. Once the user applies pressure on the tooth, the enamel will easily break off of it. Just imagine all of the damage your teeth enamel has taken so far if you are using it three times a day.
It can be damaging to the gums. Whenever a person is using tooth picks, it is inevitable for them to sometimes hit their gums with it. Worse is when they apply too much pressure and they would accidentally have their gums wounded. If you have wounded or damaged gums, the chances of being able to acquire diseases would be higher most especially if the gums become infected. This is why most dentists advise their patients and clients to use dental flossers instead as they are proven to be more safe

I have toothache from 4-5days I have taken pain killers but of no use. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Vidisha
I have toothache from 4-5days I have taken pain killers but of no use. What should I do?
Dear lybrate-user, your pain is all because of infection inside your tooth n surrounding tissues. So painkiller alone cannot work of your pain. You have to take proper antibiotic course along with you should visit your dentist to check for further treatment like rct or filling according to your decay.
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I have got small wounds around my mouth and I have a little pain and burning sensation. Can anybody tel me the reason and remedy for that?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
These are ulcers I suppose. You should start doing warm saline rinses and apply ulci-heal gel over that ulcers for quick healing.
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M.D.S.
Dentist, Azamgarh
Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.

In my mouth small wounds are grown I think it is due to heat what can I do now what are the measures to be taken.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
They must be ulcers in mouth. start taking Multivitamins tablets and avoid spicy food. increase fibrous food intake and drink plenty of water.
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I am 15 years old female I have irregular arrangement of teeth mainly canines and incisors I am thinking to tie them, rearrange them should this be good for my future or I could have some problems further ?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Irregular arrangement of teeth is common at your age. The best treatment for you may be wearing braces. Consult a dentist/orthodontist.
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I have gorilla like jaw. My two teeth besides upper incisors r out. I hav tried pin also. And I hav space between my teeth. How to get a perfect smile.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have gorilla like jaw. My two teeth besides upper incisors r out. I hav tried pin also. And I hav space between my ...
Hello, you should go for dental braces, this is right age also. Consult a good dentist for the purpose. Take care.
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Hi sir. I had cold & cough, is very high problem and also mouth ulcers problem since 6 months it is not curing please say me sir.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi sir. I had cold & cough, is very high problem and also mouth ulcers problem since 6 months it is not curing please...
Now a days are of viral infection be careful. Cold,Sneezing, sore throat, a stuffy nose, coughing -fever,bodyache,headache,occured in viral infection. What can you do for your cold or cough symptoms? besides drinking plenty of fluids and getting plenty of rest, you may want to take medicines. There are lots of different cold and cough medicines, and they do different things. Nasal decongestants - unclog a stuffy nose...i.e ................ nasal dop/spray.....nasivion Cough suppressants - quiet a cough...................................... syp. Brozedax Expectorants - loosen mucus so you can cough it up.............syp...zeet expectorant Antihistamines - stop runny noses and sneezing.....................tab/syp....levocetirizine Pain relievers - ease fever, headaches, and minor aches and pains.......tab..flucold plus . Here are some other things to keep in mind about cold and cough medicines. Read labels, because many cold and cough medicines contain the same active ingredients. Taking too much of certain pain relievers can lead to serious injury. Do not give cough medicines to children under four, and don't give aspirin to children. Not helpful uses of antibiotics medicines.you should be also go for tests cbc,
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I am 23 years old male have a tootheche to present time problem - masoodho ka foolna blood nikalna. Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Toothache, masoodha ka phoolna all these r symptoms of gum disease so u need through cleaning og mouth along with antibiotics for 3 day' s following massaging paste for gums.
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Sir, my partner is having a ulcer in mouth since 3 years what happens if ulcer gets old?

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir, my partner is having a ulcer in mouth since 3 years what happens if ulcer gets old?
Hello there can be many reasons for ulcers. But most common reasons for stress, vitamin b12 folic acid deficiency, or stomach upset. Firstly we have found out reason causing ulcer. Which type of ulcers are you suffering from painful or non painful, size and no of ulcers, frequency of recurrence, and systemic disease like diabetes or cardiac disease. Which types of medications you have taken before or taking all these type information is necessary to know exact nature of disease. Is it from months or years
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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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I am brushing my teeth regularly still than its smelling bad while I talk? What to do.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am brushing my teeth regularly still than its smelling bad while I talk? What to do.
sometimes even after brushing properly there are some deposits left over teeth. which in turn causes fowl smell from mouth. 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 am 18 years old. My teeths are not in proper shape. They are coming outwards. What should I do to correct this?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
If you can afford then you can rectify your problem by going for invasive treatment or you can go for braces treatment coz you stand at correct age for the treatment.
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Hello, My mother is having thyroid and blood anemia due to which her HB remains low. She is taking daily one dilzem tablet for heart beat function control and one thyroxine early morning as advice by doctor . Now recently she got some severe teeth pain and dentist advice her for root canal treatment of that teeth. As per HB test conducted today her hemoglobin is only 4.5. Request your advice whether we can go ahead with root canal treatment for teeth or should wait for HB to be little normal. Is there any risk to undergo root canal treatment at present position. Dentist told to consult physician and take advice to go ahead. Hence request your advice. My mother is 52 years old. Thanks!

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hello, My mother is having thyroid and blood anemia due to which her HB remains low. She is taking daily one dilzem t...
Lybrate-user, root canal treatment (rct) is a surgical procedure, so it is better that before any such procedure blood picture improves. In fact hb 4.5g/100 ml, is too low. It may need packed cell (rbcs) transfusion. Or else should immediately start on iron preparations either capsules or if needed then injections. Hb g% should come to at least 8 to 10 g/100 ml, then operative procedure may be considered. Whether rct is done or not, she has to start on iron therapy immediately, becaus of very severe anemia. Such a condition will put severe strain on her heart function, thanks.
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I usually have sprouts and fruits for dinner and that is as early as 7 in the evening. I have Roti dal and curry for lunch and cereals for breakfast. Do you think I should pop a multivitamin daily to make up for any vitamin deficiency if any. I have developed a mouth ucler leading me to believe maybe my present diet does not have sufficient vitamin. Please advice. If yes, which multivitamin?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Ulcer is not always due to vitamin deficiency. It could also be due to stress or hormonal changes among other reasons. We dr's prescribe multivitamins to help healing and not because we suspect that your diet is deficient in vitamins. Till ulcer heals you can pop cap becosules twice daily and apply dologel ct gel on affected areas before meals for relief.
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Tips for preventing tooth cavities

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Tips for preventing tooth cavities
Soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices should be consumed in a limited quantity because they are acidic in nature. Acidic food or drinks often soften the tooth material which leads to the dissolution of minerals into the tooth enamel, resulting in cavities (holes).
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