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Dr. Ankur Garg

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics

Dentist, Delhi

12 Years Experience
Dr. Ankur Garg BDS, MDS - Orthodontics Dentist, Delhi
12 Years Experience
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Dr. Ankur Garg is one of the best Dentists in Vivek Vihar, Delhi. He has been a practicing Dentist for 12 years. He is a qualified BDS, MDS - Orthodontics . You can visit him at The Smile Lounge in Vivek Vihar, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ankur Garg on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - ITS Dental College,Delhi - 2005
MDS - Orthodontics - Germany,Europe - 2010
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I am 50 years age andam having sensitivity in my left side upper part teeth I am using thermoseal tooth paste from last 6 months but not working what shall I do.

MDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Dear, if u are using thermoseal since 6 months and it is not giving you any relief then there are little chances of root exposure due to gum disease but other problems like caries or attrition wasting of tooth can be possibilities. U should now get a professional examination done by a dentist for the management of your problem. Thanks n healing regards.
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Dear Sir / Madam i am 21yrs old. From the past 2 years am suffering from sensitivity, now a days am not able to use my left jaws for eating hard foods. Even though am not able explain the feeling that am experiencing. Please help me to get rid of this.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
You should consult a dentist. If your problem is severe then you require cap on teeth .Temporarily you can use sensodyne or Colgate sensitive. Thank you.
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Sir my question was that I am experience with salty taste in my mouth and according to your medication to take common salt. How it will help to reduce salty taste in my mouth? Thanks.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
To reduce salty taste in mouth Drink a lot of extra fluids,Avoid diuretic beverages,Treat the bacterial infection by brushing and flossing at least two times a day. You should also rinse your mouth with mouthwash and continue regular visits with your dentist.
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Tooth Sensitivity: Causes and Management

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Jaipur
Tooth Sensitivity: Causes and Management

Dental problems can be very painful and take the smile off your face completely. Those who have experienced sensitivity would vouch for it. It just will not allow you to enjoy the hot coffee or a favourite sweet or a cold smoothie.  The pain that shoots down the tooth after any of these would leave the person shuddering.

The tooth has 3 layers, from the outside in these are the enamel, the dentin and the pulp.  The outermost enamel is mineralized and the hardest structure in the body. The next layer, dentin, has fine tubules and when the enamel is worn off exposing the dentin, sensitivity sets in. The enamel is thinner in some portions of the tooth like the neck and the roots, therefore sensitivity onset is quicker in these areas.

Some of the common reasons for sensitivity are listed below:

  1. Tooth decay:  As caries progresses from enamel to dentin, sensitivity sets in, especially to hot and cold foods.
  2. Wear and tear:  Excessive brushing of teeth can lead to wearing of teeth, especially near the neck areas, leading to loss of enamel and resulting in sensitivity.
  3. Dental damage:  Chipped or broken tooth can lead to sensitivity.
  4. Gingival disease: This leads to loss of gum cover over the tooth, leading to exposure of dentin and therefore sensitivity.
  5. Bruxism: Clenching of teeth, common in people with high levels of stress, can lead to enamel wearing and subsequent sensitivity.
  6. Dental treatment: Some dental procedures like scaling, crowns, root planing, and some fillings can cause transient sensitivity.
  7. Highly acidic food items: Citrus fruits, tomatoes, tea, etc. can lead to tooth sensitivity.
  8. Bleaching agents:  Most tooth whitening agents result in sensitive teeth.
  9. Excessive use of mouthwash: The mouth rinses contain high amount of alcohol which can also lead to tooth sensitivity.

Management: As with all health conditions, the first step in management is to identify the problem.  Whether it is dental decay or recent dental treatment, food habits or tooth whitening agents, the cause needs to be identified and then treatment begun accordingly.

  1. For lost enamel, be it decay or damage, the tooth again needs to be restored to its original form to cover the dentinal tubules and reduce sensitivity.
  2. For habits, be it food related or bruxism, in addition to treating the tooth, the habit per se needs to be addressed to prevent recurrence.
  3. For associated dental products like whitening agents or mouth rinses, talk to a dentist to switch to a less harmful product.
  4. De-sensitizing pastes are also available that can be used on a regular basis to reduce the problem.

Tooth sensitivity is annoying but there are ways to manage it effectively.

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I am having pain in my jaw at times. The pain is when opening the mouth and move the jaw upward and downward. There will be pain in the left ear at times. If necessary shall I have to consult and ent surgeon or dental surgeon.

PG Fellowship In Microdentistry, BDS
Dentist, Thane
You would require a check up with both. Pain could be because of some problem with the tmj joint, which is radiating to your left ear and vice versa. Or it could be because of the wisdom teeth in that side. Get a consultation done with an ent surgeon and an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
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I have throat infection since 1 month. Irritation cough with mucus. Redness behind pharynx wall. Palate also affected. Some time ear itching inside cavity. No fever and chill. And no history of lymph enlarged. Pain in upper later side of neck. Pls doctor give me perfect diagnosis. Help me. I have already take azithromycin but not effective. Give me solution.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have throat infection since 1 month. Irritation cough with mucus. Redness behind pharynx wall. Palate also affected...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. May be viral pharyngitis. If so, there is no specific treatment for viral pharyngitis. You can relieve symptoms by gargling with warm salt water several times a day (use ½ teaspoon of salt in a glass of warm water). Taking anti-inflammatory drugs or medications, such as acetaminophen, can control symptoms.
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There is something yellow like particle with horrible smell come out from mouth I search on net so I found that problem as tonsil stone what to do.

Certified Implantologist, Fellow of Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Sir since you have already self diagnosed urself, now let the doctor do this job again. So, please visit a dental clinic nearby n get a scaling done by a dentist. I am sure your problem will sort out regards
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Today morning when I wake up before cleaning my teeth while I was spitting the night larva of mouth I found blood into that. Kindly share the reason for this & remedy.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Today morning when I wake up before cleaning my teeth while I was spitting the night larva of mouth I found blood int...
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Make night time compulsory for your child.Use a non-fluoridated kids paste if the child has a habit of swallowing the paste while brushing.Just take a little pea sized quantity of the paste on the kids brush.Don't fill the brush with paste.It increases the risk of swallow and also adds to wastage rather than helping in brushing.
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My age is 20 years. My one incisor tooth is half broken in an accident. Is there are any chances of growth of my tooth again? If not what are the possible solutions. Pls help me.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My age is 20 years. My one incisor tooth is half broken in an accident. Is there are any chances of growth of my toot...
No chance of regrowth. Consult nearby dentist, they ll advice Tooth coloured fillings/ceramic crown.
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Hi Please confirm whether foul smell comes from mouth after bleaching/polishing of tenths? few people complaining of the same.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
No after through cleaning of tooth followed by good oral hygiene will restrict the local cause of bad smell and kindly get regulated for your medical condition for long term dental health wellness.
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I have a problem that my teeth start grinding automatically during night creating voices which make me feel ashamed what could be possible reason.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have a problem that my teeth start grinding automatically during night creating voices which make me feel ashamed w...
Teeth grinding at night could be due to excessive stress during the day. You can have a night guard which you can wear while you sleep.
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I am 50 years old female having bone loss in my gum (measuring 4 to 5 according to periodontist) what is the best treatment for this problem. Do I need flap surgery for this? is there any alternate treatment for this.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Madam your diabetic so need to be carefully checked before doing the flap treatment another aspect is flao syrgery is done in cases of angular bone loss. If you can post your full mouth xray than I can tell whether flap needed are not.
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Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
Sensitive teeth and gums can be difficult to endure on a daily basis, because foods you eat and liquids you drink can cause you pain. By chewing on a guava leaf twice a day, you can relieve gum and tooth sensitivity, bleeding gums or mouth sores.
Not only do guava leaves relieve pain in the mouth, but a guava leaf can be ground up and used as a toothpaste to relieve sensitivity, as well as cure bad breath associated with gingivitis.





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I'm 26 male working in sbi. I knw its already late but I want to get my teeth braced. But the problem is I can not wear normal brace on my teeth as I deal with so much public everyday and others can see it. So please suggest me a solution and I can afford a bit expensive treatment too.

M.D.S
Dentist,
I'm 26 male working in sbi. I knw its already late but I want to get my teeth braced. But the problem is I can not we...
Hello lybrate-user, good news is age is not a bar for orthodontic treatment, I totally understand your concern, we have an option of treating our patients with invisalign (aligner) nowadays. Which is totally transparent and invisible you can carry out your day to day life without any discomfort. When the aligners are installed for the first time you may feel little discomfort since it applies pressure on your teeth but you will be alright in few hours. Finally the greatest advantage is you can see your post treatment results even before starting your treatment.
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My front teeth r cross i. E. Overlap each other I want to put braces How do I send pictures in this for better understanding of d condition Pls advice.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
My front teeth r cross i. E. Overlap each other
I want to put braces
How do I send pictures in this for better unders...
either you can try for private consultation on lybrate. or take contact number for further information
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For the past 2 months, I am suffering from gum inflammation and lymphnode on my left cheek and have taken few antibiotics like Amoxylin, Roxy. OPG confirms nothing. Have applied dologel CT also but no cure. What to do? Is surgery required?

MDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
For the past 2 months, I am suffering from gum inflammation and lymphnode on my left cheek and have taken few antibio...
Lymph node cannot be palpated on cheek. It must be something else. Dat may be fibromatous tissue. Only excision is required that to after biopsy.
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Any suggestion for teeth whitening. I brush twice a day using away glitter. In between the teeth there's a little yellowing.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Any suggestion for teeth whitening. I brush twice a day using away glitter. In between the teeth there's  a little ye...
for that little yellow portion .. you just need cleaning and polishing..teeth whitening only if you are not happy with shade of teeth..
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I have a dental problems. My teeth are generally suffering from cavity. But the fact is that it causes hole in my teeth, and it occurs badly pain in my teeth. Please help me. And please give me some domestic solutions.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
I have a dental problems. My teeth are generally suffering from cavity. But the fact is that it causes hole in my tee...
Treatment dental pain teeth pain may be due to various reasons like infection, sensitivity or trauma. If your teeth is decayed it is better to get it filled or treated by a dentist. If you are opting for root canal treatment do not forget to get a crown on the effected tooth. If you want to go for only medicinal treatment so let me tell you only medicine are not going to be very effective untill you get this treated by a dentist. But treatment can only be done once you are recovered from your typhoid fever.
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BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Always rinse your tooth brush thoroughly after brushing and allow it to air-dry before using it again.
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