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Dr. Sumit Sharma

Dentist, Gurgaon

Dr. Sumit Sharma Dentist, Gurgaon
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Dr. Sumit Sharma is one of the best Dentists in Sector-10, Gurgaon. He is currently practising at Chikitsa Child & Dental Clinic in Sector-10, Gurgaon. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sumit Sharma on Lybrate.com.

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Paraesthesia: Causes & Treatments

MDS , BDS
Dentist
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Often paraesthesia is caused due to the needle injury. When the dentist inserts the needle for a block, the patient might experience a sharp sensation on the tongue equivalent to that of an electric shock. This is known as paraesthesia and is defined as a change in the sensation or anesthesia that is persistent and the duration generally extends. This condition cannot be prevented and is a complication in some patients who undergo a dental treatment. Though it is commonly seen in the implant therapy, paraesthesia is more of a dental malpractice.

The feeling of the electric shock is felt when the needle comes in close contact with a nearby nerve. This is enough to develop paraesthesia. Severing of the nerves with a local anesthesia and small gauge needle is uncommon. The exact cause of paresthesia has not been ruled out, but it is believed that the block happens because of using 4% solutions of local anesthesias. In case a paresthesia occurs, then it usually gets resolved within some days, weeks or months, but if it lasts for more than 6-9 months, then it is considered to be permanent.

When the paraesthesia is due to a surgical trauma, then getting help from an oral and maxillofacial surgeon is recommended. They assess that if a surgical intervention can be used to fix the problem. In case the paraesthesia is due to the anesthesia given locally by the dentist, then he/she does the following:

1. Patient Management: Reassurance of the patient is must as they get jittery about the situation. The dentist often speaks about the condition with the patient personally. The patient is made to understand how a paraesthesia might have occurred and how much time it would take to resolve. This is also recorded in the patient book so as to avoid any such incidents in the future.

2. Examination of the patient: The dentist should discuss the whole phenomenon and procedure of how paraesthesia can take place. It is important to let the patient know that the condition subsides, but it might take some time. The extent and the degree of paraesthesia should be assessed and the findings should be noted in the examination records.

3. Follow up with patient: It is the dentist's duty to keep a tab on the follow up with the patient. The patient should go for a re-checkup within 1 month of developing a paraesthesia and then again in 1-2 month intervals. The visits could be more and can last until the paraesthesia completely resolves. Improving signs and symptoms usually promise that the paraesthesia is getting better. If paraesthesia is still persistent, then help from an oral and maxillofacial surgeon should be taken for a surgical approach.
Paraesthesia: Causes & Treatments
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MDS Endodontist, BDS
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Tiny food particles that get stuck in the spaces between the teeth and gumline need to be cleaned before they transform into plaque. Proper flossing helps in removing these unwanted substances from the areas where the toothbrush cannot reach.

I am 41 years old. My mouth have smell. What should i do? Please advise.

MDS - Prosthodontist and Implantologist, Root canal certificate, BDS
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I am 41 years old. My mouth have smell. What should i do? Please advise.
Hi what I understand you are having halitosis (bad breath). There are various reasons for bad breath. To name a few, plaque accumulation, diabetes, hormonal changes, gingivitis. You should immediately see a dentist to get evaluated clinically and probably get scaling (cleaning) done.

Bad smell is coming from my mouth. It is continues from last 1 month. Smell is coming even I brushed 2 times a day. Please give me some suggestions to resolve it.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist
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Bad smell is coming from my mouth. It is continues from last 1 month. Smell is coming even I brushed 2 times a day. P...
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. Regards

I am 38 year old having toothache in the wisdom teeth for last week. And also there is severe pain on chewing the food. Also there is sensitivity to hot stuff. Would you suggest some treatment.

MDS , BDS
Dentist
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I am 38 year old having toothache in the wisdom teeth for last week. And also there is severe pain on chewing the foo...
Hi rinse your mouth with salt warm water after every meal and you might have to get the wisdom teeth out.

I am feeling pain in my tooth and I can see something black. What is the problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
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I am feeling pain in my tooth and I can see something black. What is the problem.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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My teeth is so paining for over 2 days what I have to do?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist
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Get root canal treatment done from professional dentist. With medicine pain will subside only for 3 or 4 days.

I have a problem with my tooth. If I use toothbrush then come blood from my tooth.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist
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I have a problem with my tooth. If I use toothbrush then come blood from my tooth.
May be you have the payoria for that you have to get your teeth clean by the dentist and also surgery of the gum if its require.

I have a maculopapular rash over edge of tongue.what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
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Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person too. 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.

Having pain in tooth. It get worse in night. It increases when some material gets into the gap. But in general it very low in day time. But in night it goes severe.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist
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Having pain in tooth. It get worse in night. It increases when some material gets into the gap. But in general it ver...
Means there is severing decay,(deep) so visit a dentist and go for x-ray, if it's deeper, you will have to go for rct (root canal treatment), if not temporary filling can be done folloy with permanent.

I was playing hockey and I have broken my teeth and now help me how to get treatment for this and from where?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
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I was playing hockey and I have broken my teeth and now help me how to get treatment for this and from where?
If the tooth breaks, have the tooth contoured. Fill the crack in. Place a crown on your tooth. If the tooth has been badly damaged and the nerve or pulp is exposed, the dentist may have to perform a root canal to save the tooth. If the tooth has been severely damaged, it may have to be extracted.

Hello, I am 34 y old male and I have a dry mouth for last 4 months. When I drink water after 30 minut I need to water. What should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist
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Hi, dry mouth is caused due to decreased secretion of saliva. We need to check you clinically to advise for any cause and solution. I would advise you to visit to a dentist or you can come for a consultation (free of cost) or check up.

I am suffering from ulcers in my mouth from last 10 to 15 days and I have tried all types of medicines like b-complex and gels. Now what should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
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Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem, without causing adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine merc sol 30 daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 3 days.

I had a bad breath problem from many years. I feel so embarrassed by it. Please help.

BDS
Dentist
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I had a bad breath problem from many years. I feel so embarrassed by it. Please help.
Kindly get scaling done and use mouthwash twice daily for 15 days. Also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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I have pain in my teeth and swelling from last 3 days how can I get rid from this? Pleasea advise.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist
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I have pain in my teeth and swelling from last 3 days how can I get rid from this? Pleasea advise.
A clinical examination is must and if it's your affected tooth is wisdom tooth then warm saline rinses would help you temporarily,

BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist
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13. Don't forget to brush your tongue or use a tongue scraper.

14. Visit your dentist for a regular advice and cleaning tips.
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What are the solutions for the dental sensitivity problem? Temporary & permanently both.

BDS
Dentist
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What are the solutions for the dental sensitivity problem? Temporary & permanently both.
Temporary treatment will be paste and permanent treatment will be done once checking your teeth coz sensitive teeth is caused due to cervical abrasion, crack tooth syndrome, attrited teeth and medically sinsus, respiratory problems than only any treatment can be done.
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I want to make my teeth white. What should i do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist
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I want to make my teeth white. What should i do?
Get your teeth clean by the dentist and also the bleaching treatment if require by that treatment you will get good white teeth

My fathers front two teeth are missing . So he is going to get new tooth replacement. So I want to ask that does it pain when the doctor fixes new tooth? And if yes then fr how many days will it pain and what diet should he follow.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist
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My fathers front two teeth are missing . So he is going to get new tooth replacement.
So I want to ask that does it p...
hello somitro.missing teeth can be replaced by adjacent tooth support..it is a painless procedure ..you need to follow a semisolid diet till he gets his teeth replaced.if any paiful procedure is involved it would be done under local anaesthesia

I am 25 years old, I get burning in mouth while eating spicy food. Whats the reason for that?

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I am 25 years old, I get burning in mouth while eating spicy food. Whats the reason for that?
This could be of any mouth ulcers or generalised inflammation of the mucosa. After the dental check up try not to eat spicy and oily foods.
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