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Dr. Vikas Lal

BDS

Dentist, Delhi

23 Years Experience
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Dr. Vikas Lal is a trusted Dentist in Vikas Puri, Delhi. He has been a practicing Dentist for 23 years. He is a qualified BDS . He is currently associated with Dr Lal's Dental and Implants Clinic in Vikas Puri, Delhi. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vikas Lal and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Is pain in jaw line symptom of myocardial inferaction what treatment is available ?

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
Yes it is considered one of the signs of possible cardiac problems. But treatment of what condition. If the myocardial infarction is causing the pain then that treatment (anti-platelet drugs/angioplasty/bypass) will also treat the jaw pain. However without clinically evaluatiing it may be impossible to determine cause.
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I have my teeth weakening day by day even after brushing well regularly. When I spit my saliva consists of blood mixed in it coming out from my gums. I am unable to chew food. What measures are to be taken? Even my teeth has turned yellow. Should I go with laser treatment to whiten them? What else should I do? Please help me out.

Dentist, Fatehgarh Sahib
I have my teeth weakening day by day even after brushing well regularly. When I spit my saliva consists of blood mixe...
You need to get your tooth cleaned (scaling). After scaling ask your dentist weather you need whitening of tooth or not. Your problem of blood in saliva and loosening of tooth will be eradicated with scaling.
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I want Clean my teeth if have any best toothpaste for Clean my teeth So can you tell me?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I want Clean my teeth if have any best toothpaste for Clean my teeth So can you tell me?
Hi lybrate-user. No toothpaste can clean your teeth. As you want. You will need scaling and cleaning by dentist.
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Hi sir. I've got some yellow shades on my tooth. My parents also had that thing. Can you suggest me some natural or herbal cures.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi sir. I've got some yellow shades on my tooth. My parents also had that thing. Can you suggest me some natural or h...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Home bleach for the teeth here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid affecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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I am suffering from bad smell in mouth. I am doing proper care but no result and no problem in teeth. So what can I do?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am suffering from bad smell in mouth. I am doing proper care but no result and no problem in teeth. So what can I do?
Ideally you should visit to dentist for cleaning of teeth because mostly bed smell is due to deposits in your mouth. But for now you can use mouthwash after meals. Sometimes bad breath is side effect of some medications also.
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Do you have BAD BREATH ?

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, DNHE, P.G. Diploma in Panchkarma, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Hapur
Do you have BAD BREATH ?
Here are 7 natural ways to help cure the problem of bad breath at the systemic level through diet:


1. Drink more water

Believe it or not, dehydration is one of the most common causes of bad breath. Many people drink far too little water throughout the day to ward off the bacteria in the mouth that are most responsible for causing bad breath. Tiny microbes in the mouth actually feed on loose food particles throughout the day, releasing odor-causing byproducts that end up stinking up breath. And all-natural saliva, it turns out, is your body's built-in remedy for eliminating these bacteria.
It is possible for chronic dry dry mouth conditions to play a part in the development of bad breath. Dry mouth is caused by the decomposition of dead cells in your mouth and on your tongue. This decomposition results in an unpleasant door.

But in order for your body to produce enough bacteria-fighting saliva, you must be drinking plenty of clean, fluoride-free water throughout the day. Since saliva is full of oxygen, bacteria have a much harder time surviving because they require low-oxygen environments in order to thrive. Saliva also contains natural enzymes that help stimulate the production of antibodies that neutralize bacteria, which end up getting eliminated when you swish with water, mouthwash, or other oral hygiene products.


2. Supplement with zinc

Another common cause of halitosis is a deficiency in the mineral zinc, which helps maintain a clean, bacteria-free mouth. Some mouthwash products actually contain zinc as an active ingredient because the mineral is a known antimicrobial, and aids in the neutralization and elimination of harmful germs. But supplementing with oral zinc and eating more zinc-rich foods like pumpkin and gourd seeds, cacao, and organ meats, for instance, might be an even better approach, as it can help address the problem systemically.

" zinc deficiency is associated with poor healing, immunity and inflammation" writes heather caruso in her book, your drug-free guide to digestive health" halitosis from oral disease can benefit from zinc supplementation.


3. Use herbs daily

Since bad breath can also stem from a buildup of heavy metals, yeast overgrowth, and other toxins inside the body, it is important to regularly flush your system via dietary interventions.

And one way you can do this is by taking stinging nettle or drinking stinging nettle tea. A powerful herb that has been shown to purify the blood and eliminate toxins from the body, stinging nettle helps stimulate the lymphatic system, increase the excretion of uric acid through the kidneys, and boost adrenal function, all of which target halitosis at its root.

" bad breath is often indicative of toxemia or defective elimination via liver" explains bartram's encyclopedia of herbal medicine: the definitive guide. This helpful manual goes on to suggest not only nettle, but also alfalfa sprouts, parsley, peppermint, dill, fennel, sage, licorice, dandelion goldenseal, echinacea, wild yam, myrrh, lemon, and chlorophyll tablets as viable treatment options for bad breath.


4. Take probiotics

Along these same lines, poor gut health is another common cause of bad breath. If your digestive tract is overloaded with built-up toxins, for instance, or if routine antibiotic use and poor dietary habits have left your digestive system in shambles, bad breath could merely be a side effect of another underlying problem.

Equally, if you suffer from certain bowel, constipation or a sluggish digestive system, you are a prime candidate for developing bad breath. The reason for this is that these conditions create an excess of gas in your body, and much of that gas exits through your mouth. Supplementing with probiotic flora or eating more probiotic-rich foods like yogurt, fermented sauerkraut and kombucha tea just might be the remedy. Taking a tablespoon of apple cider vinegar mixed with water prior to eating meals may help your digestive processes run more smoothly.

5. Include more raw foods in your diet

Eat more carrots, celery, and apples. Crunchy fruits and vegetables, preferably organic, that are rich in fiber are also beneficial in the fight against bad breath.

Eating more carrots, celery, and apples, for instance, can help scrape out the plaque buildups that are responsible for causing more mild or infrequent forms of bad breath, as well as add an extra dose of immune-boosting nutrients to your diet. These foods also help trigger an increased production of bacteria-fighting saliva inside the mouth.


6. Salt water gargle

You might also find a salt water gargle to be useful as this combination helps eliminate bacteria from your throat and tonsils. Himalayan crystal salt is recommended.


7. Consider a cleanse

If you have really bad breath, it's very likely that your body has reached toxic levels. You might want to consider a colon cleanse and then move on to doing a liver cleanse.

The tip of my tongue always remains dry. It's like a slight burning sensation. Why is this happening? It is affecting my speech too when I'm under pressure so what can I do to improve this?

BDS
Dentist, Secunderabad
Hi lybrate-user, Kindly get your blood sugar level test done because usually sugar patients get dry tongue. Than let me know. If things are normal den aplly sensoform gum paint over the affected area. Avoid taking spicy items. Drink lot of water to.
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I am suffering with repeated mouth ulcer since I have started taking medicine. Whats the reason?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I am suffering with repeated mouth ulcer since I have started taking medicine. Whats the reason?
Hello. You can add a pinch of baking soda in water and rinse with it. This will help to heal your ulcers. You need to visit a physician and get your Vitamin B levels checked. Take supplements for it if required.
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Hi Dentist, my gums are black and I want them to become nomal (pink). What I have to do?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hi Dentist, my gums are black and I want them to become nomal (pink). What I have to do?
Hello, black gums could be because of smoking or pigmentation. Get it checked from the dentist. If it is because of pigmentation, by electro-cautery (surgical procedure) gums can be made pink again.
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How to increase calcium level in our body. Which is the best tooth paste for our teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How to increase calcium level in our body. Which is the best tooth paste for our teeth.
Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Changing the toothbrush alone donot keeps your teeth clean. All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.
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5 Things Which Can Stain Your Teeth!

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
5 Things Which Can Stain Your Teeth!

You may often find that no matter how much you brush your teeth or whichever teeth whitener you might use, your teeth still appear stained and your smile still appears dull. There are certain foods, such as coffee, alcohol like red wine, soya sauce etc. which can be considered obvious culprits. However, it is not only the foods that cause staining, several other factors contribute to this as well. Following is a list of 5 things which can stain your teeth sooner than you think.

1. High intake of tea
Research has suggested that tea, be it brewed tea, green tea or iced tea, causes a high level of staining in your teeth; often in levels much higher than coffee. This is because tea contains a high level of tannins and also high amounts of acid, which aid the staining process, and eventually lead to much yellower teeth and long-lasting stains.

2. Drinking high amounts of lemonade
Lemonade is rich in sugars and acids, which effectively lead to wearing down of the enamel and exposing the next layer called the dentin, which itself is yellow in color. This makes the teeth appear yellowish. In cases where the enamel coating on your teeth is thin, the acid erosion takes place quicker; often leading to stained teeth. This condition may often become permanent or semi-permanent, with modes of reversal becoming increasingly difficult.

3. Extended periods of medication-intake
Injuries or illnesses, which lead to taking medications for sustained periods, can negatively affect the flow of blood to the teeth. This may lead to discoloration and staining. Certain medications, such as cough syrups which are rich in sugars can, also result in yellowing of teeth.

4. Swimming for long durations
Swimming for prolonged periods usually around 6 hours a week in chemically-treated pools, can also lead to the browning of your teeth. This is because, often when you open your mouth and let water in, you allow certain chemicals to enter your mouth which can have adverse reaction on the tooth enamel. This ultimately leads to teeth corrosion and eventual staining.

5. Having excessive sugary drinks
Certain drinks which contain large amounts of synthetic food coloring increase sugar levels and aid the growth of bacteria in your mouth, thus causing tooth decay and discoloration of teeth. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dentist.

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Hello doctor my self kavita sisodiya I am 31 year old married woman I have teeth pain problem and cavity problem last five months what should I do please tell me doctor.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hello doctor my self kavita sisodiya I am 31 year old married woman I have teeth pain problem and cavity problem last...
cavities has to be filled from dentist soon,before it progress deeper inside teeth. . if pain is due to cavity ,then you have to go for root canal treatment. ..visit to a dentist for examination and proper treatment. .
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Dental Health

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dental Health

Teeth can be whitened by procedure called Teeth whitening which should be done by your dentist after proper examination of the condition of the teeth and the gum, which is generally a safe procedure.

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I am 27 years old in feb 2015 I had root canal for my teeth, capping for the teeth is not done yet and now I have pus in the gum below that teeth. What should I do?

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
There is a possibility that your root canal has failed or you have periodontal infection. U might need re-rct n go for cleaning of teeth. Doc will precribe u a course of antibiotic. Then go for cap.
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I consult good dentist and cleaned my teeth. He said I have some stomach problems thats why bad breath is coming can you pls say some tips to recover from it.

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Post Graduation Certicate In Clear Aligner Therapy, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , Certificate In Advanced Endodontics,Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I consult good dentist and cleaned my teeth. He said I have some stomach problems thats why bad breath is coming can ...
Tongue cleaning and flossing is very important in maintaining oral hygiene brushing alone can't help it. And use of mouthwash regularly is utmost important in bad breath. Ya stomach problem is 1 cause of persisting bad breath. If you often feel thirsty is another cause if you have got your cleaning done correctly I just advise you to consume lots of water, use freshchlor (mouthwash) directly without diluting it. Tongue cleaning with tongue cleaner and flossing after every meals. If you have any other findings like cavity or deccay that is another reason of bad breath. You can take pantoacid cap once daily for 5 days if acidity is problem rest you can consult once if you have chronic problem like since 1 years or so many months.
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Some three-four days ago, while cleaning my tongue with a tongue cleaner, I got a sort of pain in my right jaw which is still continuing and has even covered back of my right ear. I even feel difficulty in swallowing food.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Some three-four days ago, while cleaning my tongue with a tongue cleaner, I got a sort of pain in my right jaw which ...
It prob could be due to over strecting of our tongue n applying excessive pressure while cleaning your tongue. Wait fr a few days fr the pain to subside gargle with lukewarm salt water 3-4times a day n a mulscle relaaxant like flexiril twice daily'll b helpful.
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Sir I often suffer from ulcers in my mouth. It seems that my stomach is not Healthy. Although I have normal bowel movements but still my digestive system is weak. I daily eat fruits and salads but still I am very upset the way my body responds to me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Please do not take tobacco in any form/also stop alcohol and other beverages if your are taking. Take Vit. B-complex capsule once daily for next 7-10 days. Take Care of your mouth/oral cavity brush twice daily. Do not eat too spicy foods Chew coconut daily after food.
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There is a sore in my tongue at all time so many difficulty while eating. Please suggest what to do.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Prabodh Ranjan you are having ulcer on tongue and difficulty in eating . you may be due to poor digestion and poor oral hygiene . you need to improve your digestion . take cap becosule with folic acid . visit dental surgeon for scaling and polishing . drink plenty of water . apply boroglycerine regularly .
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