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Dr. Pragati Nigam

BDS

Dentist, Delhi

5 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Dr. Pragati Nigam BDS Dentist, Delhi
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Pragati Nigam is a renowned Dentist in Mayur Vihar, Delhi. She has been a practicing Dentist for 5 years. She studied and completed BDS . She is currently practising at Shree Dental Clinic in Mayur Vihar, Delhi. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pragati Nigam on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - I.T.S Dental College, Ghaziabaad., - 2012
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English
Hindi
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Indian Dental Association

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HI, From my teeth blood comes while brushing or mouth wash what should I do. Regards.

B.D.S
Dentist, Siliguri
HI, From my teeth blood comes while brushing or mouth wash what should I do.

Regards.
Hi visit your nearby dentist and get a scaling done. Use a mouthwash after that for 7-10 days. You can use parodontax toothpaste for 15 days to put a rest to the gum bleeding. Also to prevent bleeding from gums in future, brush twice daily with an ultra soft bristles toothbrush, rinse your mouth after every meal and use a dental floss for cleaning the inter dental spaces.
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My daughter is having problem of 2 teeth more height than others. She is completed 12 years. I would like to arrange clip for 2 teeth having more height. Which age, I can arrange clip?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Pune
My daughter is having problem of 2 teeth more height than others. She is completed 12 years. I would like to arrange ...
Agree to some extent with Dr. Chander, but we need to evaluate it so that it can be corrected by simple means as your daughter is at end of her growth phase. A photograph of patient will be of much help.
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I am 21 years old girl I am having mouth ulcer. It occurs very often means 2-3 times in a month. It is very painful n burning. N it remains for more Dan a week every time. please suggest me the way to cure this and the reason why dese occurs?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I am 21 years old girl I am having mouth ulcer. It occurs very often means 2-3 times in a month. It is very painful n...
Take oral folic acid pills. One pill daily for 2 weeks. Increase green leafy vegetables in your diet. It will be alright.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
If a patient has suffered from gum diseases in the past and is undergoing orthodontic treatment, consulting their periondontist is also advisable.

Sir / mam, my gums are dark in color. What should I do to make it red not black? Suggest me plz.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir / mam, my gums are dark in color. What should I do to make it red not black? Suggest me plz.
Sir if your gums have always been that way then it is the normal color of your gums about which you cannot do anything, like how you cannot change the color of your skin. Usually Indians and Africans have pigmented black gums due to a chemical called melanin which is present in the skins and gums in different amounts in different people. Dark gums can also be due to smoking habit (if you smoke then you should stop it. If they were not always black but turned black suddenly then some medication or disease could be the reason, so please consult a doctor if thats the case.
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Way to Prevent Tartar

BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
Toothpaste advertisements, dentists and many others have warned us about tartar and its ill effects. Most of us are unsure of what tartar is or what it does to our teeth.

Tartar - what is it?

Although you take good oral care at home, there is still bacteria in your mouth. Bacteria mixes with food and proteins and forms a sticky substance called plaque. This forms a coat on your teeth, gets under the gum line and damages the teeth and the gums.

Whenever you eat something, the bacteria releases acids, which damage the tooth enamel and create cavities leading to infected and inflamed gums. If the plaque is removed regularly, permanent tooth decay can be prevented.

However, plaque that settles on the teeth hardens to form tartar that only a dentist or a dental hygienist can remove.

How are teeth and gums effected by tartar?

Tartar makes brushing and flossing harder which can lead to cavities and eventually tooth decay.

If tartar forms above your gums line, the bacteria present in it irritate and damage the gums and overtime lead to progressive gum diseases.

Gingivitis is the mildest form of gum disease. Visiting a dentist regularly alongside brushing and flossing daily can keep gingivitis away from you. Otherwise, the damage can worsen to such an extent that pockets form between the teeth and gums and bacteria infects the gums. This is called periodontitis.

How to control tartar build-up

The best way however is not to let tartar form on the teeth.

1) dental care

Brush twice a day for at least 3 minutes with a soft toothbrush. Ensure that you brush the rear surface and the rear molars too.

Electronic or powered toothbrushes have been proven to get rid of plaque better than the manual ones, but make sure that they are ada approved.

If you choose a tartar control toothpaste with fluoride, you can prevent plaque from hardening into tartar. Fluoride repairs the enamel damage too. Toothpastes that have triclosan also fight the bacteria in plaque.

Flossing is the only way to remove plaque from between the teeth and keep out tartar formation.

2) proper diet

The bacteria in your mouth along with starchy and sugary foods release harmful acids to damage the teeth and the gums. Remember that whenever you eat, you are feeding the bacteria too. Hence, limit the intake of sugary foods, brush and floss after every meal and drink lots of water.

3) quit smoking

People who smoke or chew tobacco products succumb to tartar build-up.

A dentist only can remove the tartar from your teeth. Accordingly, visit a dentist once in 3 months to prevent any further oral problems.
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Respected doc I have also pain in my wisdom teeth from 3 days. what I do to relief? please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
If the wisdom tooth has erupted fully and in a proper position then we can save it by dental cement filling. If the cavity is deep and near or into the pulp then we can save it by root canal treatment. Ideally we should save natural tooth structure if its fits in above criterias. If the wisdom teeth has erupted in a such way that it's disturbing other tooth structures and we don't have any option left for saving it then only you should go for removal. The wisdom tooth usually causes pain because of its uneven position distrubing adjacent teeth and some times swelling of the tissues around the tooth causing pericoronitis ( i.e inflamation of the surrounding soft tissues ) causing pain. Wisdom tooth which is usually considered as an extra tooth having no role in mastication (i.e chewing of food) On other hand removal of wisdom tooth have much advantages rather than any disadvantage.. Retaining wisdom tooth some times results in food lodgement within and between adjacent tooth ,results in caries ( decay ) of the adjacent tooth. So for improper erupted wisdom tooth, removal is the only and best available option to the date. Which in turn also helps in preserving other tooth structures.

I have 2 teeth with small parts of white part broken and gone which is not looking good for me. But I never felt pain like such thing. Its paining after shaping of my teeth for cap and currently having temporary. The total teeth size reduced and the whole white part of teeth removed. My doubt is already I have cap for 1 teeth no reducing of teeth was done like this so is this the right process which I have been through?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I have 2 teeth with small parts of white part broken and gone which is not looking good for me. But I never felt pain...
Yes it is right process,for giving crown on any teeth you need to do reduction and need to make a teeth small,so dont worry.
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When I sleep my saliva stil cums lik small kids is it a problem if it is den wat it is?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
When I sleep my saliva stil cums lik small kids is it a problem if it is den wat it is?
It still comes from your mouth then you must be sleeping with your mouth open Try sleeping with your mouth closed or else use a night guard while sleeping.
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My friend is 23 years old. While talking with him I feel bad smell coming out from his mouth. So, how can I suggest him to overcome this problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My friend is 23 years old. While talking with him I feel bad smell coming out from his mouth. So, how can I suggest h...
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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Hello Doctor, Iam Kaviya, age 22, working. There are gaps between two teeth of upper row. Should I consult doctor and wear braces? Or any other treatment? The gaps are not so big so how long should I wear it. Kindly explain.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
Hello Doctor, Iam Kaviya, age 22, working. There are gaps between two teeth of upper row. Should I consult doctor and...
Orthodontic braces is ideal for your age. Every type of teeth gap will be closed by it. You may need 12-18 months to complete your treatment.
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Sir I have white spot on my front teeth. It is so disgusting for me. Will you pls say some tips for removing my white spot. Pls gve me an immediate rply for me.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Sir I have white spot on my front teeth. It is so disgusting for me. Will you pls say some tips for removing my white...
White spot is mostly caused by dentinal fluorosis. There is no way to remove it ither than doing a filling or fixing a veneer over it. You can think for a crownnif the yooth is little weak.
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I am going to school and for morning I have very less time so for how many minutes I should brush my teeth.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am going to school and for morning I have very less time so for how many minutes I should brush my teeth.
everyone should brush twice a day for two minutes each time. use soft bristle brush and change it every 2 months
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There is gap in my teeth front side. Ia there any solution to fill the gaps with out any damage/change the original teeth.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
There is gap in my teeth front side. Ia there any solution to fill the gaps with out any damage/change the original t...
Hello, the gap between teeth can be closed by: 1. Orthodontic (braces) treatment which is the best and most conservative treatment. Visit an orthodontist and get it checked. 2. Veneers 3. Crowns. It is better to see the case clinically for a proper diagnosis and treatment plan.
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BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Smoking or consuming smokeless tobacco is very harmful for your teeth. It can lead to various oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay. 

Sir as I smoke daily sometimes like once in two months blood comes out I think it comes from my throat but it comes only when I am brushing my teeth.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Sir as I smoke daily sometimes like once in two months blood comes out I think it comes from my throat but it comes o...
Smoking has no direct relationship with spitting blood (hemoptysis), appearence of blood per orum may present in gingivitis or spongy gum (one in 5 cases, nasal corrosion, continuous hacking cough ,prolonged URTIs ,at times in cases of tuberculous lung damage (one in 10 cases), in rare instance (one out of 50 cases) it may be a malignancy either of lungs, esophagus etc. Do not bother, eat healthy reduce smoking, kindly check CBC ,lft, creatinine,fasting pp blood sugar and very important sputum test (AFBtest) with PA chest (digital xray. If you run fever and or losing weight meet a qualified doctor asap. Good luck.
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Sir, mai 33 years ka hun, mere right side ka last teeth 50% lost ho chuka hai or us k saath chik mai ek Ulcer (Ghat) ban gai hai, or mai us teeth ko nikalva liya hai koi dar ki baat nahi hai na, ya kuch test kervav, Teeth ek dental sergon se nikalvaya hai 28/04/2016 ko, sir koi dar ki baat to nahi hai na.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Sir, mai 33 years ka hun, mere right side ka last teeth 50% lost ho chuka hai or us k saath chik mai ek Ulcer (Ghat) ...
Ulceration in your case could b due to sharp edges of your broken teeth rubbing against your cheeks. Ulcers generally take upto 2 wks to heal. Since you hv got your broken tooth removed, wait till 2 wks to see if your ulcers heal. If it doesn't you need to visit dentist for its elvaluation who'll recommend further tests. Untill then use dentogel oral ointment on the ulcer thrice daily n use bethadine mouthwash, start on multivitamin tabs too. Take care.
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Hi doctor im a 24 years age my teething painful please reference me for my teeth please answer me doctor.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Hi doctor im a 24 years age  my teething painful please reference me for my teeth please answer me doctor.
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 dentaforce dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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Dental problem I am 55 years. I live in a village area where no qualified doctors are available. At all we need treatment we need to go to the city. Root of gum at the upper jaw is swollen and sometimes it's aching. If I press with finger some blood comes. I am having this more than two months. Along with this I also suffer from sores on the tongue as well as at the join of gum and lip. Very difficult while eating. I am often gurgling with salt water. The sores remain more than week. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Dental problem
I am 55 years. I live in a village area where no qualified doctors are available. At all we need treat...
Hello. It seems to be because of vitamin C deficiency, so take vitamin C tablet (Limcee, Sucee) 1 daily for 3 months (it's easily available in the nearby chemist shop). Management: Increase your oral intake of vitamin C which is found in citrus fruits (oranges, kinu, lemon), chilly peppers, bell peppers, dark leafy greens, broccoli, berries, tomatoes, peas, and papayas, cauliflower, mangoes, pineapple. Medication: Take homeooapthic medicine - Merc. Sol. 30/ twice a day for 4 weeks.
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