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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 I am getting hair loose and I am using best shampoo in bath, and my teeths get cavities fastly everyday i brush my teeth.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Hi  I am getting hair loose and I am using best shampoo in bath, and my teeths get cavities fastly everyday i brush m...
Hi caries or cavity is a progressive process. Once it starts it can't be stopped. So you need to go for an x-ray as soon as possible. After that treatment can be decided. It can be treated either by filling or rct depends upon extent of the cavity.
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I just removed my tooth as suggested by dentist. Now I want to implant a new tooth. I don't want to go for a bridge ad it affects adjacent tooth. So I think implant will be better but is there any other option except this two. How much do a implant cost actually. Is there any cheaper thing than implant and bridge.

BDS
Dentist, Agra
I just removed my tooth as suggested by dentist. Now I want to implant a new tooth. I don't want to go for a bridge a...
Implant is a very good option as it does not require support from adjacent tooth. The cost varies however depending upon the quality used by your dentist. If you want to go with sumthing cheaper then bridge is an option. Apart from these two. You do not have any other option.
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Mam my half molar teeth broken circumstañously due to this I m. Suffering from senstivity pröblem. Even a air alsö feel in brrrokň part.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Mam my half molar teeth broken circumstañously due to this I m. Suffering from senstivity pröblem. Even a air alsö fe...
Get one x ray done for the tooth. if it is possible to save the tooth get RCT done. in case of grossly decay you have to geg the tooth removed and replaced later
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Hi, Mere danton main lambe samay se pain Hai. Mujhe kya kerna chahiye? Please advise.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, Mere danton main lambe samay se pain Hai. Mujhe kya kerna chahiye? Please advise.
Hi, there are various reasons for tooth pain. You need to visit to a dentist for a check-up and get some x-rays done to get exact cause and solution of your problem.
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Minimize Sugar intake

Minimize Sugar intake

To keep your teeth free from dental decay just minimize sugar intake between meals.
Take sweets in meals only along with fibrous food. As fibers work best to clean teeth and make them free from dental decay. Sugar works as a medium (plaque) for germs growth. To keep teeth healthy get rid of that plaque.

I recently extract my tooth. But the pain is unbearable. I tried many medicines and pain killers but didn't work. please help me.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I recently extract my tooth. But the pain is unbearable. I tried many medicines and pain killers but didn't work. ple...
You may have infection at the extraction site. Visit the dentist who did your extraction. He/she will give you antibiotics and analgesic after cleaning the wound (irrigating the wound). In the mean time use betadine gargles dilute it with equal amounts of water and rinse gently 3-4 times a day.
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I have been facing problem of gums bleeding from 1 week please tell me any home remedies to stop it quick. I have shown it to doctor also but its getting stop.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have been facing  problem of gums bleeding
 from 1 week please tell me any home remedies to stop it quick. I have s...
First go for deep scaling (professional tooth clening) and then I advice you gum paint n mouthwash that keeps your gum and teeth healthy.
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Hi I've been experiencing pain in the gums and in my teeth (1) when I eat or drink cold items (2)when some thing gets stuck in gums (3)when I eat sweet(4)when I chew hard stuff. I'm 54 years and never I had those problems earlier.Please suggest remedy ?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
This sir is most probably due to weakening of bone support and gums.Which is why you are having gaps.I suggest sir that you consult your local dentist for thorough cleaning and oral prophylaxis, check for cavities , use fluoride toothpastes.And mouthwashes. Also regularly please floss your teeth with dental floss.
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Basic tips for healthy teeth.

I have teeth problem since 2 months I took medicine many time but not well so what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
I have teeth problem since 2 months I took medicine many time but not well so what should I do?
Get the treatment done. You would not like to loose a tooth /teeth. Don go on having medicines. Get yourself treated!
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When I eat some thing cold or hard things in my right side of the mouth I experience a huge pain in one tooth which is broken in one side. How can I get rid of it please help me?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
When I eat some thing cold or hard things in my right side of the mouth I experience a huge pain in one tooth which i...
Dear lybrate-user, the broken tooth you are referring to, is causing pain as its nerves have become exposed. Most likely, you may have had a long-standing cavity, or may have chewed something extremely hard, that led to loss of a part of the tooth. The most reliable treatment in such cases is an rct, wherein the pain gets relieved permanently. I suggest that that you consult me privately on lybrate, so that I can provide more specific answers. You will be able to send across images of your damaged tooth/teeth, and looking at them will help me be in a better position to solve your problem.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Agartala
Sugary hard candies, like peppermints and restaurant mints, promote the bacterial growth in your mouth and actually contribute to bad breath. Opt for sugarless gum instead, which will promote the production of saliva and contains xylitol, both of which can reduce the oral bacteria that cause bad breath.

Hi I am 33 and I have problem in 2 teeth one in the left upper and one in the right lower with big cavity hole both teeth is main teeth. Is is better to remove the teeth or doing root canal is better. Please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Hi I am 33 and I have problem in 2 teeth one in the left upper and one in the right lower with big cavity hole both t...
First xray is needed to know how far the cavity has reached in teeth among its three layers. If cavity is near to the pulp than root canal is advised. If teeth are grossly decayed the post and core treatment following root canal treatment can also yield good result. Last option is to get teeth extracted and bridge of teeth can be fixed or implant placement can be done.
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I have pain in my teeth .my gums are little bulky. Sometime blood comes out of gums. And teeth are getting black .there is smell coming out of mouth even after brushing twice a day. Kindly give me some recommendation for relief.

CEOR, B.D.S, P.G Dip Ortho
Dentist, Agra
I have pain in my teeth .my gums are little bulky. Sometime blood comes out of gums. And teeth are getting black .the...
First of all you need professional cleansing of gus and tooth so called Scaling. After dat you can follow the prescribed medications. Good day.
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Hi I am diabetic n am suffering from pyrea my tooth has loosened and become spongy my gums are receding fast exposing my teeth to its roots kindly suggest what to do solve my tooth problem.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi I am diabetic n am suffering from pyrea my tooth has loosened and become spongy my gums are receding fast exposing...
Hi. Your medical condition needs to be controlled 1st after which dental procedures (like scaling or gum surgeries if required) could be attempted.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
During orthodontic treatment, suffering from pain and soreness in the mouth is quite common. To lessen the degree of it, the patient can gargle with  8 ounces of lukewarm water with one teaspoonful of salt dissolved in it. It will surely dull the pain and provide some relief.

How costly is bleaching and scaling polishing of teeth and for how much days it will work.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How costly is bleaching and scaling polishing of teeth and for how much days it will work.
All individuals requires scaling (cleaning) to be done atleast once in 6 months to maintain our oral hygiene clean. Our toothbrush is not much finely designed to clean all the plaque and calculi in the interdental areas of the teeth, which is the area where most of the calculus accumulate much and has to be removed regularly using scalers by the dentist.
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I want to know about oil pulling. Is it good for oral health? Which oil is very useful in oil pulling. Is mustard oil is good or not for oral health. Can you help help me.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I want to know about oil pulling. Is it good for oral health? Which oil is very useful in oil pulling. Is mustard oil...
Oil pulling is no substitute for brushing. Oil pulling is swishing of essential oil in mouth for 5-10 minutes. Until the color of oil changes towards white, then spitting it out. Oils of sessame, peanuts, etc can be used.
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Can Chocolates Cause Tooth Decay?

MDS, BDS, Sedation(Inhalation) Specialist
Dentist, Hyderabad
Can Chocolates Cause Tooth Decay?

One warning that most children would have heard from their parent or other elders is, 'don’t eat chocolates, your teeth will get decayed'. And, most children grow up believing this to be true. As this is a global statement thus, more and more research has been done to clarify this. (Learn more to maintain Oral Health in Children)

Let us understand in brief the basic process of tooth decay. The tooth is made of mineralized layer called the enamel that is covered constantly with saliva. There are thousands of bacteria in the mouth. Food substances gradually deposit on the teeth and form plaque (learn more about plaque problem). This combination of a moist environment and bacteria on a mineralized structure produces the ideal environment for bacteria to act and produce acids which break down the minerals in the enamel. This is the first step in the origin of decay. The acid produced attracts more bacteria which further leads to worsening of the decay.

Some of the facts correlating chocolates and tooth decay are as follows:

  1. Chocolates in particular do not cause tooth decay. Very often, children tend to eat chocolates in between their meals and do not rinse or brush. This leads to greater level of plaque formation, thereby, starting off the process of decay. Not just chocolates any sticky foods can lead to tooth decay. What needs to be enforced is a habit to brush or at the least rinse thoroughly after eating a chocolate bar. In fact, this could be used as a reward, and it can help food deposits formed from other foods also to be washed away. The child gets to eat a chocolate, and good oral hygiene is reinforced too!
  2. Eating a chocolate before the actual meal is a way to indulge. What happens is that there is no sticky residue on the teeth if eaten this way. The child gets to enjoy chocolate at the same time keeping the teeth away from decay.
  3. Another habit is to make sure that the child eats all of chocolate at one shot than to keep nibbling at it for hours. That way, the chocolate can be managed with one round of brushing or rinsing
  4. it is advisable to give the child their share of chocolate at night, as most kids brush teeth before going to bed.
  5. Dark chocolates contain a good amount of antioxidants and are believed to reduce the incidence of plaque formation and therefore, they counter the effect of acids produced by the bacteria.

So, the next time someone talks about chocolates causing all the tooth decay, tell them it is not that bad, you can have your chocolate and eat it too!!
 

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Hello Dr. I am 20 years old. I am having a tooth cavity in last 4 teeth (2-2each side) I pains alot. I am unable to eat hot and cold things whenever I ate them they pains alot and I feel painful sensations. I have never consumed more sweets or chocolates during my childhood. please tell me why it is happening so. Also sometimes I become very irritated due too bad breath from those teeth. I dnt want them to increase and affect me n my personality. Suggest me the treatment. Some of my known have suggested me of root canal or filling I am afraid of pain. My ques are 1) why it is happening? Coz I dnt consume lots of sweets or chocolates 2) a way to get rid off pain and sensitivity 3) can I repair my teeth again as I want to with any natural method? 4) what is the medical long term treatment for this? Will it be painful? 5) how can I improve my breathe? Dear Dr. I'll b very thankful to you for your concern. please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
First of all, 1- Having sweets or chocolates is not the only cause of tooth cavity. Any kind of incleaned food that lodges onto tooth surface leads to tooth decay. 2- For tooth sensitivity you can use any sensitivity tooth paste commercially available. 3- Once tooth decay occurs there is no natural method available for it but ya you can stop it from occuring by maintaining a good oral hygine and by scaling ( cleaning of teeth ) at thr interval of 5-6 months every year and by proper brushing technique. 4- If the decay is not too deep we can save the tooth by restoring it with dental cements, and if the cavity is too deep we can save it by root canal treatment followed by placement of crown ( i.e. cap ) - Now days root canal treatment is 100 % pain free treatment. 5- To improve breath , do brushing twice a day as well as forceful gargles everytime you take food. - And undergo scaling ( cleaning of teeth ) every 6 months
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