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Dr. Monika Shokeen

BDS

Dentist, Delhi

12 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. Monika Shokeen BDS Dentist, Delhi
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Monika Shokeen is a popular Dentist in Rohini Sector 15, Delhi. She has helped numerous patients in her 12 years of experience as a Dentist. She has completed BDS . She is currently associated with Ashish Dental Clinic in Rohini Sector 15, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Monika Shokeen and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Government Dental College and Hospital Amritsar, - 2005
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English
Hindi
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Indian Dental Association

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I am yogesh 20 year old, I want to take orthodontic treatment to do teeth straighten and space minimize. I don't know what are the best dentist around my landscape, need to know succintly about treatment.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I am yogesh 20 year old, I want to take orthodontic treatment to do teeth straighten and space minimize. I don't know...
Orthodontic treatment is a specialized branch of treatment and should be done by a qualified orthodontist only. Treatment duration depends on the severity of malocclusion you have but usually it takes about a year and a half to complete.
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I am 53 years of age. In the night i chew my teeth on regular basis. What is the reason and what is the cure

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Now a days maximum people have habit of night grinding because of the stress throughout the day . Either you reduce the level of stress which is not possible so better get a night guard so the ill effect of grinding can be neutralised.
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Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
Wisdom tooth is called so because it comes out between the ages of 18 to 23 when we get mature and wise. It does not affect your wisdom when removed.
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Dear sir/madam, My sis is suffering from moth ulcer from past 7 days and she had stomachache also and having loose motions too. What is the possible reasons for these disorders.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Dear sir/madam,
My sis is suffering from moth ulcer from past 7 days and she had stomachache also and having loose mo...
You can use hexigel for topical use. And folib plus tablet- two times aday and multivitamin tablets for 1 time a day.
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Hi doc. I have issues with bleeding (swelling) gum. Sometime I notice it bleeding take place. Inside, I had done cleaning 1 year back. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi doc.
I have issues with bleeding (swelling) gum. Sometime I notice it bleeding take place. Inside, I had done clea...
Its ok you ve done cleaning one years ago, but due to improper cleaning of teeth and oral cavity, calculus develops which leads to gingivitis and swollen gums. Scaling and polishing is the treatment you need.
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No More Bleeding Gums

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
No More Bleeding Gums

Nowadays, bleeding gums is a very common problem. Many people complain of bleeding during brushing and sometimes it is without brushing. If you want a solution to this problem then first we have to work on the problem. The common cause of poor gums is food debris or plaque accumulation on the teeth. This plaque if not removed through regular brushing and dental appointments, will harden into what is known as Tartar. ultimately, this will end into inflamed gums which are prone to bleeding.

The other causes for bleeding gums consist of -

Brushing too hard
Improper flossing
Scurvy ( vitamin C deficiency)
Vitamin K deficiency
Hormonal changes during pregnancy
Use of blood thinners

Healthy tips for it:

Brush twice in a day
Rinse your mouth after every snack
Use soft bristle toothbrush and avoid excessive force during brushing
Use proper technique for dental flossing
Go for regular dental check up to avoid future complications

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I am chewing tobacco last 4 years. Amd I have problem in mouth. And I don't eat spicy food well and under my mouth there is bluish coloured around it. I have problem in open mouth. Please suggest me. Thanks sir.

BDS
Dentist, Nagpur
Stop chewing tobacco in the first place. The symptoms will subside on their own. Consult your dentist for medications and excercise for opening mouth.
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I am 27 I am suffering for bad breadth from childhood onwards visited dentist so many times but no use they clean ask me t do brush twice a day even I do also same problem. Suggest how to get rid of this?

BDS
Dentist, Harda
Bad breath due to gum infection or food accumulation. Get professional cleaning done by dentist. Brush twice, floss your teeth, get your cavities filled if you have any one. Clean your tounge also daily. Do not have food which has more odour like garlic and raw onions.
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I am a 25 year old male. I have some problem in my mouth. I have pain in my teeth and it is from last 5 days. What do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 25 year old male. I have some problem in my mouth. I have pain in my teeth and it is from last 5 days. What do.
You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.Advance procedures can be done with laser
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My husband is suffering with ulcer in mouth from a couple of months what should he do he is also suffering from low weight .

M.Sc - Psychology, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Kangra
if the ulcer is for months then u need the tests bcoz mostly ulcers heal easily. get his fasting blood sugar CHG and ESR ,and ICTC test .to rule out any immune deficiency..also visit a dentist
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I am a 32 years male and facing gum receding issues since last 6 months. I have tried several home remedies. What to do. I used to smoke earlier but I have quit smoking now. Still gums not improving even after going through scaling. How many times one should ideally brush. Some says 2 and some says three. What to do? Please help. I am worried about my teeth.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
I am a 32 years male and facing gum receding issues since last 6 months. I have tried several home remedies. What to ...
Gum disease is a slow progressing disease. It is caused due to many factors. It can be best treated by removal of the local irritants like stains and deposits, correcting systemic conditions like diabetes and preventing habits like tobacco. Gum disease will not cease on its own. It requires a specialist management who will perform treatment like oral prophylaxis, root planing and periodontal flap therapy with or without grafting based on the extent of the disease.
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I am 57 years old. My right side of teeth causing ace when I eat sweet or cold item. Pl advise me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 57 years old. My right side of teeth causing ace when I eat sweet or cold item. Pl advise me.
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Take Cp. Amoxicillin 500mg twelve hourly one after breakfast and one after dinner for five days
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I have mouth ulcer problems from 2 days Please give me suggestion to overcome this problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have mouth ulcer problems from 2 days Please give me suggestion to overcome this problem.
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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BDS
Dentist, Bareilly
A dry mouth is not a healthy sign of oral health. It can happen due to taking a lot of medications. Increase your fluid intake or ask your dentist about an artifical saliva product or chew sugarless gum after a meal so as to keep your mouth moist.

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 some problem in my teeth. It starts pain when I take anything cold. please help me,

BDS
Dentist, Patiala
I have some problem in my teeth. It starts pain when I take anything cold. please help me,
This is sign of irreversible pulpitis and get treated otherwise you have to go for rct. Keep your teeth clean specially at night. And warm saline rinses. Take this seriously.
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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Brushing daily with tooth paste which contains flouride helps in preventing tooth decay and helps in hardening of the tooth enamel.

How Breathing Through the Mouth Affects Oral Health in Children

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
How Breathing Through the Mouth Affects Oral Health in Children

Mouth breathing in children is very common and while a kid with open mouth might seem cute, it is not always the case. The parents need to be made aware that a child breathing through the mouth all the time is not normal and it is high time they find a way to manage it.

A little understanding of the effects of the mouth breathing habit on the child's health in general and oral health in particular can be an eye-opener for the parent. For an educated person, there are obvious symptoms, which indicate that the child is a mouth-breather.

These symptoms include:

  1. Dryness of the lips
  2. Crowding of the front teeth
  3. Snoring
  4. Sleeping with the mouth open
  5. Recurrent infections of the airways including sinusitis and middle ear infections
  6. Bad breath

Common causes include:

  1. Chronic nasal obstruction/congestion because of which the child is not able to get enough oxygen through the nose.
  2. Enlarged tonsils or adenoids
  3. Thumb or finger-sucking habit
  4. Recurrent respiratory infections

Effects of mouth breathing on oral health:

Mouth breathing may seem like a harmless habit, but has serious effects on the oral and dental health of the child. Some of them are discussed below.

  1. Dry mouth: A constantly open mouth can lead to drying up of the saliva. This in turn leads to reduced effects of saliva including the flushing effect on the bacteria and the food deposits. This leads to increased chances of tooth decay and gum diseases.
  2. Tooth decay: With reduced saliva, the pH remains acidic for a longer period of time, leading to increased chances of tooth decay.
  3. Gum diseases: Reduced amounts of saliva also leads to increased gum disease and periodontal disease as the bacteria are not removed and have a conducive environment to act upon.
  4. Facial development: A mouth breathing child maintains a different posture than a nose breather. This leads to a narrow and long face, flattened nose, smaller nostrils, reduced facial tone, thin upper lip, pouty upper lip, and a small lower jaw.
  5. Speech: An open mouth causes the tongue to thrust into the palate when talking. This leads to altered pronunciation of some sounds; especially and can cause lisping.
  6. Braces: Mouth breathing causes multiple challenges including prolonged treatment period, inability to close the gaps, reduced stability of the realigned teeth, and increased chances of relapse. The added complication of increased gum disease and tooth decay makes it worse. The habit needs to be corrected first before going in for braces.

If that sounds like a long list, they are not all inclusive. Early intervention in the habit can correct and negate all these effects. Talk to your dentist to know how to help your mouth breathing child.

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I have hole in my teeth it's big, is it possible to filling or have to go for root canal treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have hole in my teeth it's big, is it possible to filling or have to go for root canal treatment.
Hi lybrate-user, the hole in your tooth is actually a cavity which may have progressed to an advanced stage. Regardless of whether it pains or not, it is likely that it may require root canal treatment. However, sometimes large cavities can be filled using a soothing base material, depending upon the extent of involvement of tooth structure. To decide between filling and root canal treatment, it will be advisable for you to get an xray of the concerned tooth done. Even though there maybe no symptoms at this stage, the tooth can start aching anytime in the future. Therefore, I advise you to get the diagnosis done and the treatment initiated at the earliest.
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