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Dr. Ritu Malik

BDS

Dentist, Delhi

18 Years Experience
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Dr. Ritu Malik is an experienced Dentist in Rohini Sector 14, Delhi. She has been a successful Dentist for the last 18 years. She studied and completed BDS . She is currently practising at Dr. Mallick Dental Clinic in Rohini Sector 14, Delhi. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ritu Malik on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - govt. medical college faridkot - 2000
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I have a problem of foul smell from mouth. Already consulted with local doctor but it is not cured. What I should do to avoid the smell?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have a problem of foul smell from mouth.
Already consulted with local doctor but it is not cured.
What I should do ...
Brush twice daily and use a mouthwash afterward. Gargle forcefully with water after you eat or drink anything. Increase your water intake. Avoid oilly n spicy food. Avoid caffeinated beverages and alcoholic drinks. Bad breath can be due to accumulation of plaque and tartar on teeth, decay in teeth, sour throat, bad digestion, dry mouth, consumption of aromatic foods like onions, consumption of caffeinated beverages or alcoholic drinks.
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I'm 35 years old. I am suffering from Pyorrhea since five years. During teeth cleaning by dentist given bleeding always so dentist deny for teeth clean. My teeth always be cavity and bad smell.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I'm 35 years old. I am suffering from Pyorrhea since five years. During teeth cleaning by dentist given bleeding alwa...
Pyorrhea is an older term that used to refer to any kind of gum disease or periodontal disease. In common usage today it generally refers to an advanced stage of periodontal disease known as periodontitis. It is at this stage that the ligaments and bone that support the teeth become inflamed and infected. In most cases it is a result of gingivitis that plaque buildup infects the gums, and can drive a literal wedge between the tooth and gum line. Once these pockets form they can trap food particles that will feed bacteria that is also trapped in them. These pockets can go so deep that they can begin to erode the supporting bone structure and lead to tooth loss. In fact, bone loss from pyorrhea is the primary cause of tooth loss in adults. Signs of pyorrhea Early symptoms of pyorrhea are similar to the symptoms of gingivitis, and include visible changes in the gums. The onset of the disease is marked by bleeding of the gums. As it progresses, the gums recede from the teeth, loosening of the teeth occurs, and the bone structure that supports the teeth can begin to erode. As gum pockets deepen and the jawbone recedes away from the roots of the teeth, the pockets will begin to discharge pus as their infections worsen. The condition can be made worse by increased stress, poor nutrition, poor oral hygiene, and loose or poorly fitting dentures. Signs and symptoms to be aware of are: Inflammation of the gums Loosening of teeth Gum pockets Pus discharge from pockets Mouth ulcers Abscesses Receding gums Bone erosion Progression of pyorrhea Progression Of Pyorrhea • Discoloration of the gums (darker red instead of healthy pink)• Gums begin to recede • Pockets form • Bleeding occurs• Gums pull further away • Pockets deepen • Supporting bone is attacked• Severe recession of gums • Severe bone loss • Severe tooth decay takes place Dangers of pyorrhea It is estimated that 80% of the population has some form of gum disease. It has been a long held belief that periodontal disease was just a dental disease, affecting only the teeth and gums. While it’s true that periodontal disease may originate in the mouth, it is now known that periodontitis is a very serious disease, affecting the entire body and 1 increasing risk of numerous other adverse health effects. The advanced stage of pyorrhea puts those suffering from it at an even higher increased risk for things such as: Increased risk of heart attack by as much as 25% Increased risk of stroke by a factor of 10 Problems controlling both type I and type II diabetes Respiratory disease Pancreatic cancer Premature births Underweight newborns1 Digestive disorders What causes pyorrhea? Pyorrhea is usually a result of gingivitis, a periodontal disease that infects the gum through plaque. This leads to the formation of a pocket between the teeth that trap plaque and food particles. While primarily related to bacteria in th mouth, there are other outside causes for this condition. Things like poor eating habits, excess white bread, sugar, and red meat can contribute. Also, injuries to the gum and supporting structures from improper use of floss or toothpicks, incorrect brushing, physical and chemical irritation of mouth tissues, allergies, and even pregnancy can play parts in the origins of this disease. Some studies suggest that there are also links from chronic illnesses, glandular disorders, blood diseases, and general unhealthy lifestyles. As in most conditions, use of tobacco, alcohol, and drugs will generally make it worse. How to prevent pyorrhea Keep in consideration that plaque can form on teeth as quickly as four hours after you brush. Since bacteria and plaque are the main causes of this condition, the best method of prevention of pyorrhea or any periodontal condition is implementing a good oral hygiene program, and staying away from the commercial products that can increase bacteria growth. Here are some things you can do to prevent pyorrhea and periodontal disease: Brush your teeth twice a day Gargle twice a day Floss every day Don’t use tobacco products Visit the dentist routinely for a check-up and professional cleaning (recommended every 6 months) These measures however, are effective only above and slightly below the gum line. Once periodontal disease develops, more intensive treatments are needed. Treatment of pyorrhea The main goal of the treatment is to control the infection, and if possible, stop it. The road to recovery may take several months, even if it can be attained. Here are some suggestions: The first step is to implement a good oral hygiene program, but in most cases this will not be enough. Especially if you have pockets. Stopping tobacco use will help improve your chances for a successful outcome. Professional teeth cleaning1 from your dentist every 6 months. Your dentist may recommend a deep cleaning (root planning and scaling). This is a painful dental procedure that scrapes the plaque and tartar from above and below the gum line. Root planning gets rid of the rough spots on the tooth root where the bacteria gather. Use a strong bacteria fighter that can get into the pockets and kill the bacteria. As we’ve discussed, the most important thing to do to correct pyorrhea before it is too far gone is to implement a solid oral hygiene program. If you’re already doing that and still suffering, it may very well be due to the chemical laden products you’re using. Combining good oral hygiene with a natural product that will eliminate the bacteria which cause the problems.
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My mouth is not opened properly from last 1 year, I was chawaing rajnigandha and tulsi from few some year, but from last one year I am not doing this. Please suggest me.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Quit these things for always. They cause very serious oral condition like cancer leukoplakia submucous fibrosis. You may have submucous fibrosis because of chewing tobacco amd beetelnut products. You need to go for thorough investigation and biopsy to know about any transformation. Maintain proper oral hygiene by brushing properly morning and night.
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Hello sir i have been problem with my yellow teeth. Most of people noticed that and i was feel like so ambrasing. What i gonna do? I also have a teeth cavity. Give me some useful suggestions.

MDS- Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Scaling followed by bleach or composite veneering and laminates.A real good cosmetic advice only be given after seeing your teeth picture.
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Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
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. 

My teeth becomes yellow because of smoking! can you please suggest what should be done? To clean them?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
My teeth becomes yellow because of smoking! can you please suggest what should be done? To clean them?
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene and please try to discontinue the habit.
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I got mouth ulcer on tongue around 18 days back. I have used moxikind cv, cefixime 200 mg, zerodol sp, dentogel, becosules tablets .since the pain was not reduced so please suggest me good tablets for reduction of mouth ulcer.

B. D. S
Dentist, Delhi
I got mouth ulcer on tongue around 18 days back. I have used moxikind cv, cefixime 200 mg, zerodol sp, dentogel, beco...
Apply stolin gum paint ,3 times in a day for 15 days and do warm saline rinses ,3-4 times in a day for 1 month.
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When I brushed today morning a drop of blood came out from lower part of the gum. Pressed the gum again a drop of blood came. Afterward it stopped. Is it normal or deficiency of any vitamin. Please suggest me suitable medicine since I am poor I cannot afford to visit a dentist and spend money.

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
When I brushed today morning a drop of blood came out from lower part of the gum. Pressed the gum again a drop of blo...
Diabetics have more tendency of having gingivitis or periodontitis (pyorrhoea) due to lower immunity. So try to control your blood sugar. Have regular checkups for that. For bleeding: 1. Use soft bristle brush and apply gentle pressure while brushing. 2. Brush your teeth vertically and not horizontally. 3. Change your toothbrush every 3 months. 4. Take capsule b complex vitamin with vitamin c. This will compensate for any deficiency. 5. You can use sensoform gum paint. Apply it on the gums which bleed for 3-4 mins and rinse your mouth with plain water. Try this for a week. If this doesn't help then you may require scaling and polishing of your teeth.
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I am yogita gadhave from khandala 44 years old. I have. Pain in the cap which is put by you in second tooth which medicine I should take for relief? Ki.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am yogita gadhave from khandala 44 years old. I have. Pain in the cap which is put by you in second tooth which med...
If you have pain in a capped tooth then you need to get it checked, it could be due to gingival recession or food lodgement or because of some problem in rct.
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How many times should I brush my teeth a day to make my mouth fresh? Can it be repeated regularly? If it bleeds from the gums can this be used without any worry?

BDS
Dentist, Amritsar
How many times should I brush my teeth a day to make my mouth fresh? Can it be repeated regularly? If it bleeds from ...
Get your scaling done by visiting a Dentist. And use some good toothpastes. And brush 2 times in a day Hope you get your answer.
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