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Dr. Durga Awasthi

Dentist, Delhi

100 at clinic
Dr. Durga Awasthi Dentist, Delhi
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Dr. Durga Awasthi is one of the best Dentists in Sangam Vihar, Delhi. She is currently associated with Katyani dental and medical clinics in Sangam Vihar, Delhi. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Durga Awasthi on Lybrate.com.

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Certified Implantologist, B.D.S
Dentist, Vapi
FIND YOUR RIGHT BRUSH!!!!!
Have you ever wondered what to look when you are shopping for a right brush for yourself. We always read the contents, calorie intake etc etc when you buy something to eat but then why choose anything when it comes to taking care of your oral hygiene.
So, here are some tips you need to observe while buying a toothbrush for yourself
1. It should always be SOFT TOOTHBRUSH- No matter how delicate it might look , remember you are cleaning your teeth not your clothes. So never buy a hard or a medium brush. This is always written on either extreme top or extreme bottom of the toothbrush you are buying. Remember, it should be a soft toothbrush.
2. Any branded company recognised by the American Dental Association will do . I am not promoting a brand but remember to choose a good company because that will usually follow the guidelines followed by ADA to design a toothbrush.
3. Have additional features- Features you need are Gum Stimulators( for massaging the gums), 360 degree cleaning . If you are wearing braces, make sure you have a specially designed orthodontic brush for yourself.

So, i hope next time if i see you in the grocery store you know what to buy..
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I have brush daily but didn't get white teeth. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I have brush daily but didn't get white teeth. What should I do?
Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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Overuse of anti-sensitivity toothpastes

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Overuse of anti-sensitivity toothpastes
Over and unwanted use of anti-sensitivity pastes results in masking of early symptoms of dental problems resulting in progress of disease which require higher levels of treatment, multiple sittings and added cost to patients.
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I am a 3rd year dentistry student under ortho treatment. I had my braces on 9th April 2016 for correction of edge to edge malocclusion. All my teeth are in good alignment. I wanted to know if the acid-etching technique will have negative impact on my tooth surface. Also I am experiencing unbearable pain same as during the eruption of third molar. I have all 32 teeth and mine is a non extraction case. How much time will it take approximately to get my braces off? Will taking Calton help in case of pain?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 3rd year dentistry student under ortho treatment. I had my braces on 9th April 2016 for correction of edge to ...
Take medications that are prescribed for you regularly. Medications differ for each patients. Braces treatment takes a duration of atmost 2years. The process of acid etching the enamel of your teeth will not affect them in any adverse way. The etching prcesss affects only a microscopically thin surface layer of the enamel, and the pores created by the etching are filled in with resin. The tooth might actually be less sensitive with a resin button on it because the plastic of the button can" insulate" the enamel from various stimuli. If you have teeth that decay easily be sure to have a thorough check up before getting braces so you aren't surprised partway through your treatment with a cavity that must be restored.
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How to made clean white teeth .Please suggest colgate or any medicine?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist,
Get scaling done use shine n smile for brushing once a week rest of the days any toothpaste twice daily.
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I wanted to know if the spots of smoking n tobacco can b removed from teeth???

BDS
Dentist,
Yes all spots can be removed cleaning polishing zoom wwhitening by dental experts give u long term results tx
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Hi, my new teeth got infected. Should I remove it or go for treatment. Which one is best currently its not paining thog.

Advanced implant surgical mastership, MDS Prosthodontics, Implantologist, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), BDS
Dentist, Udupi
Hi, my new teeth got infected. Should I remove it or go for treatment. Which one is best currently its not paining thog.
What is your age now? try to save the teeth as much as possible. Because any mode of replacement cannot match natural teeth.
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Clove and its Benefits in Relieving Tooth Pain

PG Diploma in Yoga and Naturopathy, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmedabad
Clove and its Benefits in Relieving Tooth Pain

Clove is a commonly known spice, which is native to the Asian cuisine. They are dried flower buds of a tree from the family of Myrtaceae. These buds are known to be harvested originally in Maluku Islands in Indonesia. The cloves are aromatic and is known to lend a sweet and earthy flavor to food. Historically, cloves have been used both for culinary and medicinal uses. As a culinary spice, clove is used in meat dishes, curries, drinks and marinades. It is widely used in Indian, Chinese, African and South Asian cuisine.

Cloves have amazing medicinal properties. The bud has been widely recognized as a wonder bud packed with health benefits. In India, cloves are an important element of Ayurvedic medicine. It’s warm and soothing properties are beneficial for treating digestive tract problems. Clove oil is used in aromatherapy and can also be used as an ant repellent, due to its strong smell.

Clove oil is extracted from cloves and contains a chemical compound called Eugenol. This compound not only lends aroma to the spice, but also possesses analgesic, antibacterial, antiseptic and anesthetic properties. It is for this reason, clove oil is used extensively in dentistry as an anodyne (A pain reliever). Its antiseptic and antibacterial properties are beneficial in treating infections and its anesthetic qualities are extremely helpful in relieving pain.

In painful teeth conditions like an abscessed tooth, infections, gum disease or even cavities, toothache can range from mild to sharp shooting and almost unbearable pain. The patient suffering from such conditions is usually put on antibiotics, thus, it is wise to recommend using Ayurvedic clove oil or Eugenol oil as it is commonly known for its pain relief properties. Eugenol helps in providing relief from pain by arresting the nerve tissues, causing a local anesthetic effect. However, it is strongly advised to use clove oil only under the guidance of a dentist.

Since Clove oil can alter blood sugar levels and is warm in nature and is not recommended for patients suffering from diabetes or bleeding disorders. Caution must be exercised as overuse of clove oil can cause nerve damage. If using at home, it is better to mix 2 to 3 drops of the clove oil along with half a teaspoon of olive oil and then apply the mixture to the painful area. The oil can also be applied using a cotton ball on the painful tooth with the help of tweezers; however, it is important that one should not keep the oil for more than 10 seconds on the affected area. It is also important not to swallow any oil as it can be harmful for your health. Drinking clove tea or chewing a clove till it releases its oil is much safer and effective way to use it, than using a clove oil.

So, next time you have a toothache, do not suffer. Try this medicinal gift, but stay safe. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Taking a good meal before the RTC is advised as the process can take as long as three hours in some cases.
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I have lot of bad smell in my mouth what should I do? and then when it is clear?

P.G.certificate in cosmetic dentistry , BDS
Dentist,
I have lot of bad smell in my mouth what should I do? and then when it is clear?
There are many reasons for bad smell. One of the most common reason is calculus for that you are suppose to get your teeth cleaned.
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Dental Implants

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Dental Implants
Dental implants are long term economical solution for missing teeth
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I am a 30 year old male & I have 2 problem wright now 1. Bad smell is coming from my mouth. 2. Hydraucil without surgery, is there any natural treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
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When I wake up in the morning my mouth is very dry,may i request to inform me reason & remedy,( Age 72 years).

Hi Sir Dry mouth can be caused as a side effect of many medicines or other infections. Also during night time since the mouth is closed there is even less secretion of saliva hence causing dry mouth. Remedy is that you try to sip water & other liquids at short intervals. Also maintain proper brushing esp before going to bed is important. You can also chew sugarless gums to increase the flow of saliva.
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My teeth are not in regular place, how much does it cost to fix that with transparent clips?

MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth are not in regular place, how much does it cost to fix that with transparent clips?
Costs vary from 25 to 80000 depending on the doctor and area. These treatments are done once in lifetime, hence always go to a good doctor, rather than thinking about money.
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I am 26 years old. I put clip for my teeth for the past 5 years. I removed my clip before six month. They gave me a plastic temporary clip. Now I feel that my teeth are moving still I didnot use my front teeth to eat or bite any thing. What should I do ?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 26 years old. I put clip for my teeth for the past 5 years. I removed my clip before six month. They gave me a p...
After fixed braces a retention appliance is given which is placed for 1 year, 6 months day and night and 6 months only night so in this treatment you may feel little disturbance in the teeth you might be feeling so, once you consult your doctor, there nothing to worry.
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I have tooth pain since one day. Please advise.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
I have tooth pain since one day. Please advise.
You may have cavity in your tooth.Go for x-ray. This will help you to find out the extant of the cavity and go to nearby dental clinic for either filling or RCT. For pain take ketorol dt 2 tabs dissolved in half cup of water.
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My teeth are somewhat yellowish. How to clean them?

Use medicated mouthwash gargle use medicated toothpatse(glodent) avoid sticky oily sweet n sour stuff if possible brush your teeth twice daily get scaling to your teeth.
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My mouth most of the time remains excessively wet resulting in frequent need to spit.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
At some extent excess saliva is good for oral health but upto some limits.Excess saliva which is also called drooling mouth or sialorrhea may be treated with certain drugs prescribed by a doctor.
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A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
One can get his or her teeth filled in one go under rubber dam. The treatment would have to be planned and done in single visit by pre booking the appointment slot.
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4 Easy Ways to Restore and Strengthen Tooth Enamel

FWFO, MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
4 Easy Ways to Restore and Strengthen Tooth Enamel

Dental care is a part of human health which is often overlooked by a majority of the population. Teeth form a very important part of our body and not just for cosmetic reasons but for utilitarian reasons as well. It is important to maintain the health of our teeth at all times.

What is Tooth Enamel?

Tooth enamel is the tough outer covering of any teeth that is visible outside the gums. This is the layer which protects the nerve endings and is one of the strongest materials in the human body. This part of your teeth is especially susceptible to stress. While we eat, drink, chew, this is the layer that most exposed to damage and if eroded can cause permanent damage as well. Tooth enamel decay is mostly caused by a diet high in starches and sugar, excessive consumption of soft drinks, and excessive alcohol consumption, to name a few.

How can you keep your tooth enamel healthy and strong?

You can restore the health of your tooth enamel by implementing the following habits:

  1. Changing to a healthy diet - Changing to a low sugar diet will definitely improve the health of your enamel besides providing fewer chemicals, which are mainly responsible for tooth enamel decay.
  2. Using straws while consuming highly acidic drinks such a fruit juices - Straws are a great way to have highly acidic drinks like fruit juices without bothering your teeth and thus keeping enamel protected.
  3. Keeping the body hydrated - It is also important to keep the body hydrated to allow the formation of saliva properly. People with dry mouth often suffer from issues related to the tooth enamel and the best way to prevent it from happening this is by drinking plenty of water.
  4. Using a fluoride toothpaste and mouthwash - Using mouthwashes and toothpaste containing fluoride helps in building up tooth enamel as well helps in keeping teeth healthy.

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Related Tip: The Chemistry between Calcium and Teeth

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