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Dr. Sheetal Sahunja

BDS

Dentist, Lajpat Nagar-4

17 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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She has been a successful Dentist for the last 16 years. She is a qualified BDS. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sheetal Sahunja and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore - 2000
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Indian Dental Association

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Hello doctor I am 30 yrs old girl and I have suffering cavity problem so what should I do.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Get the cavity filled immediately otherwise you can suffer from more pain and discomfort because of pulp infection. Brush regularly two times daily. Rinse your mouth after each meal.
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How do I know that my teeth and gums are healthy? I do not have any problem right now in my teeth and is tooth pastes (pepsodent, colgate etc) helps in improving teeth and gums heath or they are just for refreshing the mouth?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
How do I know that my teeth and gums are healthy? I do not have any problem right now in my teeth and is tooth pastes...
Homoeopathic medicine hekla lavatooth powder (wheezal) scrub teeth daily night report after 2 months take following precautions for your teeth 1. Drinks: coffee and red wine cause major damage to teeth. But other drinks with high acidity, such as soda, juices and even sports drinks can cause damage staining on the teeth because of its tannins and acidic nature wear away at the tooth enamel. These acidic drinks lowers the ph of teeth below 6 thus causing corrosive wear and tear of teeths. 2. Certain foods: all sweets, candies, popscicles, damage teeth due to its high sugar content. So avoid them as much as you can and if you eat do not forget to rinse your mouth with water immediately after finishing it 3. Every time you take meals or eat something make sure to rinse your mouth with water and with homoeopathic rinseout gargles (sbl) after every meals 4. Use any brand paste for brushing teeth in morning but never forget to scrub teeth with hekla lavatooth powder (wheezal) at night just before sleep. 5. If possible start a habit of chewing neem stick (datuun) in the morning as it not anly scrubs our teeth but its juice acts as a good antiseptic and antibiotic to destroy the harmful bacterias stuck in out teeth cavities and inbetween teeth.
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Hi i'm 22years, female. Last month suddenly I lost my weight, had light fever and cough too. From past five days while i'm brushing blood is coming from my mouth when I spit. I'm scared. Can you please tel me what would be the reason? should I consult a doctor? to which specialist I had to consult?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Hi i'm 22years, female. Last month suddenly I lost my weight, had light fever and cough too. From past five days whil...
Go to a dentist for a oral check up, if he says that its not due to oral factors then you need to see a general physician. And dont worry, things will become alright as soon as your diagnosis is made and treatment begins.
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Hello Doc, I have one black front tooth please suggest the best treatment I should take. I got hurt while playing when I was 15 years old since then the tooth is black. Now it looks so bad on my face I want to get rid of this blackness. Please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
Hello Doc, I have one black front tooth please suggest the best treatment I should take.
I got hurt while playing whe...
Hello lybrate-user your tooth is non vital now thats why it turn into black. So the treatment for your tooth is first go for root canal treatment after that you go for crown.
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I am male 27yr. I am daily toothpaste and don't smoking and drinking but my teeth are light yellow. Suggest me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am male 27yr. I am daily toothpaste and don't smoking and drinking but my teeth are light yellow. Suggest me.
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics.
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Sir, I have problem in my mouth, it smells very bad. Some times it bleeds. I think it is pyeria, what kind of toothpaste I should use? And what can I do for it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir, I have problem in my mouth, it smells very bad. Some times it bleeds. I think it is pyeria, what kind of toothpa...
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •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. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too.
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Hii I am 22 years old I am suffering from mouth ulcers please suggest to overcome mouth ulcer.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
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I am 22 years old I am suffering from mouth ulcers please suggest to overcome mouth ulcer.
Keep your digestion correct avoid hurry worry and curry .drink plenty of water .apply boroglycerine.
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What could be the reason for constant sweet taste in mouth? It's been a week already.

BHMS
Homeopath,
What could be the reason for constant sweet taste in mouth? It's been a week already.
Well this may be due soo many causes it's the matter of concern. It may be due metabolic disorder like diabetes. It may be due to neurological problem like epilepsy, seizure disorder, stroke.some patients even dosen't know he has seizure disorder or epilepsy only this might the symptoms, some viruses that attack olfactory nerve also can make this. GERD-one the cause. Also infection in sinuses, nose or throat especially with pseudomonous can make your mouth taste sweeter. Soo you must need to consult with your doctor.
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I have some vocal problem. Actually when I speak saliva secretes in my mouth an it disturbs my pronunciation. Please provide a genuine soln for this Hope you will reply soon.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have some vocal problem. Actually when I speak saliva secretes in my mouth an it disturbs my pronunciation.
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Although excessive saliva is not too common, there are a number of conditions that can cause it - some harmless, others more serious. It is possible that your saliva problems are just a result of the way you speak. Some people speak faster or slower than others, just as some people blink more often, breathe faster, or have a more rapid heartbeat. This may just be what's normal for you. Since it is negatively affecting your life, I suggest your problem can be ignored. However there are medical conditions that causes excessive salivation Injection Glycopyrrolate reduces secretions in the mouth, throat, airway, and stomach.
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I am facing pyria problem. Can you suggest the best toothpaste or other medicine.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am facing pyria problem. Can you suggest the best toothpaste or other medicine.
- 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 or hydrogen peroxide 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. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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5 Ways to Treat Stained Teeth

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
5 Ways to Treat Stained Teeth

A bright, white smile can make a world of difference in one's expression and confidence. Tooth discoloration can therefore, be a frustrating impediment to achieving the brilliant smile you deserve. Worse yet, some stains are absorbed deep below the surface, making them seemingly impossible to remove. Fortunately, there are numerous treatment options available to expunge or conceal discoloration, helping patients restore the natural color of their teeth.

What causes stained teeth?

Many dentists believe that it can occur to people within the age groups of 2 to 49. There are many causes that can be associated with discoloration of teeth such as consuming acidic food items as they tend to leave stains on the teeth.

Age is also one of the most important factors that contribute to discoloration of teeth. Other than that beverages such as coffee and alcohol also take away the whiteness of teeth leaving them yellow and stained. There are many remedies for stained teeth both medical and natural. One can conveniently choose accordingly but also consult their dentist before going ahead with their decision.

Types of Tooth Discoloration
Before deciding on a procedure, it's important to understand the type of discoloration present on your teeth. Some stains are more easily removable than others, and as such, may require alternative forms of treatment.

  1. Extrinsic Stains: Also called surface stains, these are the most common source of discoloration. Extrinsic stains tend to result in the general darkening or yellowing of teeth, especially along the edges and near the gums. These are typically caused by food, drink, and tobacco use.
  2. Intrinsic Stains: Also called deep stains, these tend to be smaller yet more noticeable. As opposed to widespread discoloration, intrinsic stains are localized and a distinctly separate color from surrounding tooth tissue. These are most often caused by medication, overexposure to fluoride, trauma, disease, or enamel erosion.

Whereas surface stains exist within or above the enamel, deep stains are embedded within the inner dentin tissue. Consequently, surface stains are more easily removable. 

Treating Surface Stains
Because surface stains can be removed, they are primarily treated through a simple teeth whitening procedure. Teeth whitening is both safe and long-lasting, allowing patients to restore the color of their smile without any dental restorations.

Treating Deep Stains
Patients looking to restore balance to a smile should consider concealing such stains via restorations. The two most common methods of masking discoloration are dental bonding and porcelain veneers:

  1. Dental Bonding: A bonding procedure includes the use of composite resin, which is applied over the surface of a tooth. The tooth is first coated with a layer of tooth-colored resin before the resin is hardened with an ultraviolet light, with additional layers added as needed. The resin thus conceals any discoloration beneath it, while blending in with adjacent enamel.
  2. Porcelain Veneers: Veneers are used as a replacement for the surface of a tooth, enhancing it in both color and form. It is an excellent way to alter its overall outward appearance. 

Well, your choice of treatment should be the result of an in-depth discussion with your dentist.

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We Transform Smiles To Transform Their Lives

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
We Transform Smiles To Transform Their Lives

A lot of aspects transformed for this patient as we helped transform the smiles.

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BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Dairy products, soft breads, softer grains, sea food and soft meat, soft cooked vegetables and many more are braces friendly foods i.e. which can be eaten without any difficulty even when one is undertaking the orthodontic treatment.
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A front tooth was slightly broken about 10 years ago now it getting black. What should I do? What is reason of the darkening?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
A front tooth was slightly broken about 10 years ago now it getting black. What should I do? What is reason of the da...
if you have had a injury to your front tooth in childhood, and now it is becoming dark, it is suggestive of a damage to the pulp tissue of your tooth. You need to undergo a root canal treatment for that tooth. After the root canal treatment is done, you may be able to get the white colour of your tooth back with internal bleaching (if possible) or a crown on your tooth. Please visit your dentist as soon as possible and get a root canal treatment done.
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I have little swelling below my jaw, which is little bit paining. Please suggest me.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Get an xray done. That swelling might be due to tooth infection. You can also send me that xray for further consultation.
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My 3 years old son teeth is having small holes, please guide me what is the issue and solution?

MDS
Dentist, Guntur
My 3 years old son teeth is having small holes, please guide me what is the issue and solution?
It is a type of rampant caries use counter available fluoride foam/ approach a dentist for further care.
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Dear Sir, I have little bit of pain at both sides of mouth for 1 month. It happens 3 or 4 times a day. I can't determine whether it is pain of teeth or cheek or tounge or something else. I just want to know that is it normal?

MD Pediatrics
Pediatrician, Faridabad
Dear Sir, I have little bit of pain at both sides of mouth for 1 month. It happens 3 or 4 times a day. I can't determ...
You might be having gingivitis ie inflammation of gums which might cause these symptoms. Use good mouthwash for two weeks and brush your teeth two times a day daily. If your problem persists, see a dentist for evaluation.
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Sir I am 24 year old my mouth small open but gutka eat but kuch tablet bataye jisse my mouth full open.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Sir I am 24 year old my mouth small open but gutka eat but kuch tablet bataye jisse my mouth full open.
Tablet madad nahin karenge gutka band kare kissie maxillofacial surgeon ko dikhayen aapko operation ki jaroorat ho sakti hai.
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I brush my teeth twice a day regularly. But still they are getting yellow. How to make them white and stop being them yellow further.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I brush my teeth twice a day regularly. But still they are getting yellow. How to make them white and stop being them...
Hello lybrate-user, its very gud that you brush twice daily, continue the gud habit. For yellowing, go visit a nearby dentist for cleaning of teeth which is called scaling and you will see the difference take care.
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Avoid Tobacco for better Heatlth

Advanced Aesthetics, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist,
Avoid Tobacco for better Heatlth

Avoid Tobacco,this will be a big favor to your teeth. One, it will save you from oral cancer and periodontal complications. Two, it will save you from the countless ill effects caused by the agents used to mask the smell of tobacco. For example, if you smoke a cigarette, you may use candies, tea or coffee to mask the smoky breath and odor. This doubles the amount of damage caused.

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