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Dr. Pratiksha Gautam

BDS

Dentist, Delhi

16 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
Dr. Pratiksha Gautam BDS Dentist, Delhi
16 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. Pratiksha Gautam is one of the best Dentists in Laxmi Nagar, Delhi. She has been a practicing Dentist for 16 years. She has completed BDS . You can visit her at Gautam Dental & Medical Centre in Laxmi Nagar, Delhi. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pratiksha Gautam on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - D.A.V Dental College , yamuna nagar, - 2001
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Hi! My teeth becoming yellow and bleeding from gums and no bad smell from mouth. I drink 2-3 cups of coffee or Tea every day and I don't Smoke. Thanks.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi!
My teeth becoming yellow and bleeding from gums and no bad smell from mouth.
I drink 2-3 cups of coffee or Tea ev...
Hi, there are various reasons for bleeding gums like poor oral hygiene, vitamin deficiency, physical injury to gums, hormonal changes, medications etc. You have to visit dentist for professional cleaning and check-up to know the exact cause and solution of your problem. Regards
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All About Hyperdontia

Master of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Gurgaon
All About Hyperdontia

Hyperdontia is a peculiar and quite rare dental problem which involves the growth of excess number of teeth. It can appear during birth and last till the primary teeth fall out to be replaced by the permanent set of teeth, or appear with the rise of the permanent teeth. If a person shows a tendency to grow more than 20 temporary teeth or more than 32 permanent teeth, he or she suffers from hyperdontia. 

Where do the additional teeth occur?
The additional teeth or supernumerary teeth can appear anywhere inside the mouth or dental arch, but the most common ones are called wisdom teeth and they grow as anterior molars after a certain age. Extra teeth in new born infants are called natal teeth. Occurrence of more than 4-6 supernumerary teeth is rare, although there have been known cases of more than 30 supernumerary teeth. 

Why does hyperdontia occur?
1. Hyperdontia often occurs in association with a few select disorders like cleidocranial dysplasia, Ehler - Danlos syndrome, Gardner syndrome, and cleft lip and palate. 
2. Although the exact cause of hyperdontia has not yet been discovered, some studies have shown that it might be a result of over activity of dental lamina during the phase of tooth development in infancy. 
3. It could also possibly be due to genetic or environmental factors. 

What problems does it pose and how can hyperdontia be corrected?
1. The existence of extra teeth often causes problems in speaking.
2. It may also cause deformation in the mouth region, and impediments in a lot of other functional activities like eating. 
3. In rare cases, the extra tooth/teeth may be agents of tumors or cysts. 
4. Therefore, treatment must be swiftly undertaken so as to remove the extra teeth and prevent rise of further teeth in the same spot. 
5. Sometimes, hyperdontia also leads to overcrowding and misshapen rows of teeth; this can also be corrected with extensive procedures.

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Oral and Dental Health

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Oral and Dental Health

Tongue cleaning is as important as brushing and flossing. Use of a proper tongue scraper every morning will remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath.

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I am having tooth ache due to rotten teeth. I am 3 months pregnant. Shall I prefer for tooth filling/ root canal. Or anything else?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I am having tooth ache due to rotten teeth. I am 3 months pregnant. Shall I prefer for tooth filling/ root canal. Or ...
Take Chamomilla 0/2 daily in morning and evening for 1 week. It will be reduced and then gone. It will start healing from the first dose itself. Take care. :)
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Hi I have tooth pain doctor said after xray there is infection need to do root canal. And gave me medicine to cure infection and pain killer. My question after infection is o? ver root canal is compulsory

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Surat
Yes. Coz antibiotics given is temporary reduce the no of bacteria but to remove all infection which is there in tooth root it will require rct
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I am 21 years old male. And having pain in TMJ region. The pain start in 2012 and the treatment also going on. My dentist start treatment with braces in my teeth and also gave a plate which I used to wear in mouth for at least 10 hours. But yet I do not hve relief from this pain. Due to tgis disorder I feel so much pain in ear especially at winters. please doctors give me best suggestion.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 21 years old male. And having pain in TMJ region. The pain start in 2012 and the treatment also going on. My den...
Kindly consult an Oral & maxillofacial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray, TMJ open & closed mouth) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Until then have soft diet. Replace posterior teeth if they are missing. Advise mouth opening exercise & side to side movement for the jaw muscles or the use of anti-inflammatory medicines and painkillers. For people who grind their teeth or clench their jaw, a bite-appliance may be made which corrects the way in which the jaw works and reduces the stresses and loads on it. This can be disposed of when normal function is restored. As oral & maxillo-facial surgeon, may be required to perform surgery on the TMJ.
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I have a problem from mouth If I drink water I get some pain I tried so many tablets can you please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have a problem from mouth If I drink water I get some pain I tried so many tablets can you please help me.
This could b either due to sensitivity due to loss of enamel surface or due to decay of tooth. Tooth decay can b treated by filling of tooth or by rct n capping of the decay is deep. Sensitivity can b reduced by using desensitizing toothpaste such as senquelF or sensodyne toothpaste by rubbing some amount of toothpaste onto ur tooth surface n wait till 5 mins before rinsing it off. Get ur teeth evaluated by dentist to know the cause of ur problem n get treated accordingly. Regsrds.
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My kid is of 3 years last week enjoyed his BD party, now his new pair of teeth coming out as his gums got swollen n pain n bit feverish how can I rely on home remedies. Since a day on n off pain having less food.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My kid is of 3 years last week enjoyed his BD party, now his new pair of teeth coming out as his gums got swollen n p...
It's a normal physiologic problem which settles on its own if he can do warm salt water gargles it would do good you may use a pain killer.
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Tip to relief degree of pain or soreness in the mouth during the orthodontic treatment

MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Tip to relief degree of pain or soreness in the mouth during the orthodontic treatment

To lessen the degree of pain or soreness in the mouth during the orthodontic treatment, you can gargle with 8 ounces of lukewarm water with one teaspoonful of salt dissolved in it. Swish it around your mouth and then spit it out. It will dull the pain and provide relief. 

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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Some oral diseases do not get detected until they reach their mature stage. Visiting a dentist at regular intervals would mean keeping constant tabs on your oral health.
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BDS
Dentist, Gandhinagar
Brushing in morning and before sleep and regular dental check up is necessary to maintain good oral hygiene.
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My teeth are in yellow color. So that I'm feeling so irritating when I see my teeth what should I do for my teeth to see the teeth are in white color. Please suggest me.

Certified BPS Dentist
Dentist, Trivandrum
My teeth are in yellow color. So that I'm feeling so irritating when I see my teeth what should I do for my teeth to ...
Two treatments one is bleaching if it is yellow in colour and if yellow colour is due to defect in teeth then you can do metal free ceramic crowns which will give excellent colour.
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Hi kindly explain me what is gumgraft treatment for a periodontitis patient and the cost involved in it.

BDS
Dentist, Rewari
When roots of teeth exposed due to periodontal infection gum graft treatment done. Cost of surgery depends on periodontist, your medical condition for surgery and the grafts whether taken from your palate or other oral site or artificial graft.
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Even after brushing my mouth smells bad please help me to get rid of the problem ?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
Well you should visit a dentist and get your teeth cleaned & polished. Maintain a habit of brushing twice daily, use mouth wash as well as use a tongue cleaner. Avoid eating raw onion.
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I have yellow teeth what should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
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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Hello I am 22+ years old I am suffering from extreme gingivitis since almost 1.5 years actually this time back I went to dentist for checkup he adviced me to fill 5 tooth due to cavity he did it and the story began before that I was not having flammation and itching between tooth then in on of my tooth he did rct as I was feeling much sensitivity unfirtunately that went unsuccessful his services were fucking bad and I hate him a lot then after I visited another dentist and he told me that rct was not done properly he then did re-rct then also he performed laser for that tooth but I am still feeling sensation inthat tooth he also told me that I m suffering from gingivitis infected pockets has already taken place between tooth where filling were done every week he operates those pockets with fine scaler and with hydrogen metro or what its being its be more than one year under this doctor and I am not getting results please I beg of you please tell me is gingivitis curable I am fed up and depressed I am in depression as its unbearable for me to survive with this stubborn infection I am really not getting effects of treatment please tell me what to do next

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Dear , I can understand what you are feeling - but feeling this way may not help you. Now that the re rct has been done - and your gums have been treated - I would advise you to do something simple - take lukewarm saline water and rinse your mouth at least with 10 to 12 glasses a day. The inflammation in the gums will start going down in 5 to 7 days and by 2nd or 3rd week you will immensely better. Now, just in case the discomfort increases in one particular tooth or teeth or doing warm saline it would be indicative of some problem with that tooth. This would then necessitate a visit to your dentist who may require x rays to cross check the tooth from finer viewpoint. In case you have photographs of your teeth and gums - you can post over here or privately.
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How to get rid of bleeding gums.

BDS
Dentist,
How to get rid of bleeding gums.
There are so many causes of bleeding gums - - brushing too hard - poor oral hygiene. - vitamin deficiency - taking blood thinners or other medications - bleeding or clotting disorders - mouth sores - other medical problems, including diabetes, heart disease, leukemia or scurvy few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - 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 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.(if u consume)
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Blood oozing from gums while brushing teeth.

BDS
Dentist,
Deposits on tooth including ur gums is the reason of bleeding teeth cleaning by dental expert will surely help u out thanx
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Ulcer in my throat and tongue for last many days. Pain at the time of eating. Please advice.

Dentist, Mumbai
U take vitamin B capsules twice a day for 5 days Eat non spicy food Specifically curd in your diet N visit dentist if ulcers persist.
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