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Dr. Kanika

Dentist, Delhi

200 at clinic
Dr. Kanika Dentist, Delhi
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Dr. Kanika is an experienced Dentist in Paschim Vihar, Delhi. Doctor is currently practising at Dr. Preet's Dental & Orthodontic Clinic in Paschim Vihar, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kanika and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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My question is my left side teeth is paining and I went to the doctor but I didn't get relief. Tell what I can did.

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My question is my left side teeth is paining and I went to the doctor but I didn't get relief. Tell what I can did.
Kindly get an x-ray done of the tooth having pain. May be you will have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap. Till then you can take a pain killer like tab ketorol dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.

DENTAL ADVISE NEEDED: My teeth are wearing out due to age,I am 69 years old,one teeth had worn out completly and after a Root canal treatment it was Capped.I am looking out for my other teeth ( molars ) which are wearing out.What preventive methods are there to save the other teeth?I do not eat Gutka or any form of Tobacco.I do not have any Cavities or any other defect in my teeth.

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If u want to protect your remaining teeth,u wil hv to undergo a FULL MOUTH REHAB treatment.Bcos yr bite must hv collapsed as your teeth getting grinded off.

As it was aborted in 3rd month of pregnancy. Mtp is used along with antibiotics. Its been 10 days. Bleeding is controlled. Today I went to ultrasound scan to chek residues. And report is ---bulky uterus with elongated cervix and 22x11 mm retained products of conception in upper endometrial cavity. Now my doubt is that. Is DNC required? Kindly suggest.

MS - Obstetrics and Gynaecology, MBBS, Post Doctoral Fellowship in Reproductive Medicine, Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery
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As it was aborted in 3rd month of pregnancy. Mtp is used along with antibiotics. Its been 10 days. Bleeding is contro...
IF THE BLEEDING HAS STOPPED THEN THERE IS NO NEED TO UNDERGO DNC, BECAUSE THE PRODUCTS WOULD BE AUTOMATICALLY THRONE OUT OR GET ABSORBED. YOU CAN WAIT FOR ANOTHER 2 WEEKS. WAITING WONT CREATE PROBLEMS
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Aged 54. Diabetes patient. Three teeth fell down up and down side. I cant take hot or cold drinks.Often i affected gum swelling either right or left side. Using herbal tooth paste and soft brush only. Recently one doctor given prescription as: Tab ZERODOL sp ; T. METROGYL 400gm ; cap TRESMOX LB 500 mg & T. CYRA-D all for three days. But on that day i can have no problems. But again its giving problems. I only take chicken monthly once. Please give permanent solutions. I belongs to lower middle class family.

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Diabetics are more prone to gum diseases if oral hygiene is not properly taken care of. The swelling you are talking about is the manifestation of the gum disease. So its better that you visit a dentist for cleaning of your teeth & then the dentist can assess the exact condition of your teeth & can provide the appropriate treatment. But make it a point to brush your teeth & use a mouthwash twice daily & get your teeth cleaned once in 6 months.
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My one side of face /jaw is more muscular than other. This has caused face unsymmetrical. please help. I dint had it before. please help its annoying. Can face exercises help?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
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My one side of face /jaw is more muscular than other. This has caused face unsymmetrical. please help. I dint had it ...
Open your mouth as if you are talking with someone. Now pull both the lips inwards and the corner of your mouth outwards. Try to stretch the corners of your lips as wide as possible. Now hold the face for a minute and relax. Do this exercise at least five times a day for better results.

How to remove cavity from teeth and my teeth are yellow how to do white.

MDS - Prosthodontist and Implantologist, Root canal certificate, BDS
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How to remove cavity from teeth and my teeth are yellow how to do white.
Hi I would advise you to get the cavity filled at the earliest by going to a dentist. Procrastinating the same will result in the decay to increase which would worsen the present situation. Regarding the yellowness of your teeth you need to get a round of scaling (cleaning) done from a dentist if there is presence of calculus. Following scaling, you should get bleaching done to whiten your teeth.

When to Go for Root Canal

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Not every tooth infection requires a root canal and hence it is essential to know the indication of a root canal. But exactly a root canal procedure is and why is it required?

A root canal means that the pulp or soft tissue inside a tooth has been damaged by bacterial infection. A root canal involves removing the damaged pulp, cleaning the infection and filling in the emptied space.

So, how do you know that you need a root canal. Here are some telltale signs:

Gum tenderness: Swelling that indicates the need of root canal treatment can range from being slightly red and inflamed to pronounced lumps on the gums. In some extreme cases, this swelling may extend out of the gums into the face and neck region. Sometimes, a pus filled boil with a pimple like head may also form on the gums. If this head bursts, the patient may notice a foul taste in the mouth. This swelling can come and go as the tooth decay deteriorates and may or may not be accompanied by pain. Teeth may also feel like they have been pushed out of their sockets and are taller than usual.

Pain: Discomfort ranging from a dull ache to a sharp pain can be a sign that you need root canal treatment. This type of pain is usually characterized by throbbing and may change as you switch positions. It is usually triggered by chewing, applying pressure on the tooth or eating something cold or hot. In some cases, the patient may not be able to indicate the exact tooth that is hurting but can only identify the painful area.

Exposure of the dental nerves: At times during regular dental work, the nerves in the tooth may be exposed. This indicates an exposure of pulp tissue and can trigger pulp degeneration if left untreated. However, all of the above symptoms can be symptoms of other types of dental problems as well and do not necessarily individually indicate the need for a root canal. Only a dentist can properly diagnose a need for root canal treatment after a physical examination and testing.

Tooth discolouration: Discolouring of teeth can be a sign of internal tooth damage. This is especially noted if the teeth take on a dark yellow, grey or blackish tint. Tooth discolouration is fairly common in cases where the tooth has undergone trauma such as an accident etc.
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She has the ulcer in the mouth? It is difficult to drink water it pains? What is the medicine for this.

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She has the ulcer in the mouth? It is difficult to drink water it pains? What is the medicine for this.
Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take'becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief.

I am suffering from mouth ulcers every month its really very painful not able to eat food please help me out.

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I am suffering from mouth ulcers every month its really very painful not able to eat food please help me out.
From the information provided in the question, it seems you are suffering from'recurrent aphthous ulcers' as the name says, they are recurrent. Contributing factors can range anything from vitamin a, vit c, vit e deficiency, viral infection to improper brushing techniques. But given your age, it can be due to the hormonal changes going on in your body due to age. Another factor could be stress. The best I can advise you is have at least one tomato a day. That will boost your vit c and vit e levels and should help with ulcer healing. Plus try meditation and peace-relieving methods. If that doesn't help, please consult us online or meet a dentist around you so he/she can help you further.
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I am 37 years old. I am suffering from gum bleeding from last 2 years&upper has red allergy portion in middle last 2years. Please give me solution.

BDS
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Most likely you have periodontal problems. For this, you need to hurry to the dentist with opg x ray for either curettage or periodantal flap surgery (depending on the degree of bone loss). Please do not delay as this will end up with loose teeth (as the foundation of your teeth i. E, gums and bones will be infected). Since you r young, the treatment prognosis will be good if you follow the instructions properly.

I do toothbrush twice in a day but even than I have feel bad breath. I want a fresh breathing. What will I do?

MDS, BDS
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I do toothbrush twice in a day but even than I have feel bad breath. I want a fresh breathing. What will I do?
Hi lybrate-user, bad breath even after brushing adequately can be due to some gum disease and deposits (calculus) on your teeth. You can check yourself in front of the mirror during brushing time. If you feel some yellow stony deposits are present behind your lower front teeth, make a visit to your nearest dentist for clean-up. Also add mouthwashes to your brushing routine. Hve a great day.
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I have yellow teeth what should I do?

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Hi, you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening.
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At what age tonsillectomy is required and what are the precautions to be taken after it?

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At what age tonsillectomy is required and what are the precautions to be taken after it?
A tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils. Tonsils are two small glands located in the back of your throat. Tonsils house white blood cells to help you fight infection, but sometimes the tonsils themselves become infected. Precautions: don't take aspirin or other medications containing aspirin for at least two weeks prior to surgery. Don't eat anything after midnight before the scheduled surgery. Your surgeon should provide you with instructions about eating food and drinking liquids prior to reporting to the hospital. Make arrangements for a ride home. Plan for 10 days to two weeks or more of recovery time. Adults may need more time than children do.
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Whenever I smile I am unable to smile properly I just able to stretch my lips only can you tell whats the problem and how to counter it.

MDS - Orthodontics
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Whenever I smile I am unable to smile properly I just able to stretch my lips only can you tell whats the problem and...
Inner happiness is necessary for a natural smile, jst relax, dnt take much stress, enjoy life, make friends, life has got much to offer,
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My teeth are yellow enough tell me some instant therapy which results in my teeth whitening.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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My teeth are yellow enough tell me some instant therapy which results in my teeth whitening.
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. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.

I filled deeper cavities in between 2 teeth. It is 100% sure that I will need root canal. If not then how can I prevent it?

MDS, BDS
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I filled deeper cavities in between 2 teeth. It is 100% sure that I will need root canal. If not then how can I preve...
Hi lybrate-user wn you knw pretty well that your two teeth will go for rootcanal only thing you can do is avoid eating hard foods on that side & wait for symptoms like sensitivity or pain & brush your teeth two times a day.

I have some problem in my tooth. I feel cold and warm in my teeth. If there any solution please tell me.?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath
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I have some problem in my tooth. I feel cold and warm in my teeth. If there any solution please tell me.?
Homoeopathic tooth paste HYPERICUM 1X ( Wilmar Schwabe India ) Chew 1 tab twice daily Homoeodent tooth paste ( SBL) HEKLALAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Use at night Precautions 1.Afways scrub teeth with above powder before sleep at night 2.Avoid extreme hot and cold things 3.Avoid sour things 4.Rinse your mouth with RINSEOUT ( SBL) ,everytime you eat or drink anything during the day.

I am 24 years old male I have mouth ulcer coming out regularly. Often appears on root of tongue and soft palate why is it so?

MDS - Periodontics
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I am 24 years old male I have mouth ulcer coming out regularly. Often appears on root of tongue and soft palate why i...
Mouth ulcers may be due to various reasons including any trauma, stress, or hormonal changes. Apply dologel twice a day. Kindly consult a dentist.

Hi, I'm 21 and facing a lot of ulcer problems. On my tongue as well as mouth. I know they are anxiety related and also stomach constipation problems. What can i do to remove them from the root? These ulcers tend to become very big and stay for two to three weeks. They are painful.

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Hi, u are possibly suffering from Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis (RAS) which can b reduced in its severity and duration with ur proper case history n clinical examination with complete follow up. Pls consult oral medicine specialist for getting long term relief. Thanks n healing regards.

Dear Sir, The root canal treatment is always not successful why ?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist
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Rct is done in a carious tooth where caries have reached nerves.success depends on various factors like underlying any pathology below tooth.properly done each step of rct.presence of extra or lateral canals .....and many more scientific reasons.but if diagnosed properly and done properly failure rate is very low
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