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Dr. Santosh

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Dentist, Hubli

16 Years Experience
Dr. Santosh MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Dentist, Hubli
16 Years Experience
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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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Dr. Santosh is a renowned Dentist in Keshwapur, Hubli-Dharwad. He has been a practicing Dentist for 16 years. He has completed MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery . You can visit him at Hema Dental Care Centre in Keshwapur, Hubli-Dharwad. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Santosh on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Sri Rajiv Gandhi College of Dental Sciences Hospital - 2001
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I have a teeth problem and its infected. My mouth stinks too much nowadays. Is the problem with teeth or liver. Suggest me some medics for my not stinking?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a teeth problem and its infected. My mouth stinks too much nowadays. Is the problem with teeth or liver. Sugge...
Brush teeth twice a day. Floss daily. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. Brush or scrape your tongue. Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. Consult a physician too. Adv. cleaning, filling of all tooth cavities to avoid food stagnation that eventually cause a foul smell.
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I need to make an upper Denture,can you help me get the measurement? is this service totally Free? or how much do I need to pay for measurement of my empty upper jaw?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Nothing comes for free.Mam you can vist dental college /charitable trust where you will get treatment done free or at nominal cost
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Doctor. Few days before I have bite my inner skin. While I was chewing. When I saw today in mirror. It has totally cut. Now I am afraid. Wether it is a tissue growing. Help. Me somehow.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
It may be due to trauma to your soft tissues, apply dologel twice a day on affected area. If problem persists, consult.
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Hello Doctor, I am 24 year old man I have teeth cavity and back pain problem what should I do please tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello Doctor, I am 24 year old man I have teeth cavity and back pain problem what should I do please tell me.
Dear please visit a dental surgeon for filling of cavity in your tooth and for back pain you can have tab combiflam twice a day for three days.
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Teeth are for life

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Belgaum
Teeth are for life
Teeth are for life, but outer layer called enamel is not resistant to acids, so avoid foods, liquids that generate acid in mouth, also do not brush immediately after acidic drinks as enamel is soft for about 30 minutes, eg after lime juice, fruit juice.
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I am suffering from toothache since last 3 days. What I should for this teeth related problem.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from toothache since last 3 days. What I should for this teeth related problem.
You might have a cavity / or pain in third molar ... kindly get the depth of cavity assessed by dentist or else you can just get an xray done... and then take medications/ treatment accordingly as per situation ..prevailing in your mouth. .
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My wife is experiencing severe tooth pain. She's now pregnant and going doctor asked her not to take any tablet. But she's not able to bear the pain. What shall we do.

BDS
Dentist, Dhamtari
My wife is experiencing severe tooth pain. She's now pregnant and going doctor asked her not to take any tablet. But ...
It depends on which trimester is the pregnancy .you can take plane paracetamol in second trimester of your pregnancy which is safe period while you can take paracetamol supplement mixed in water or milk when pain is intense.
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I am 23 years male. I am suffering from bad smell from my mouth. I am using thermosil toothpaste. I thnk I hv pyoriya. And I hv stomach problem.

BDS
Dentist, Ajmer
I am 23 years male. I am suffering from bad smell from my mouth. I am using thermosil toothpaste. I thnk I hv pyoriya...
As soon as possible get your teeth professionally cleaned which includes deep cleaning. After you get your teeth cleaned learn proper toothbrushing techniques and ask your dentist about how you can maintain good oral hygiene. Follow the instructions given by the dentist and your problem will be solved.
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My teeth is not not joint gap between teeth is cery big and not clean my teeth inside what I can do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth is not not joint gap between teeth is cery big and not clean my teeth inside what I can do.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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A Quick Guide to Maintaining Your Kids Dental Health

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
A Quick Guide to Maintaining Your Kids Dental Health

As a parent it is essential that you condition your kids with healthy dental maintenance habits.

Baby teeth play an important role in helping your child bite and chew food, and speak clearly.

ORAL HYGIENE FOR YOUR TODDLER

A toddlers’ dental care regime includes wiping your child’s gums with an infant gum massager, clean damp gauze or a washcloth.

Once your child’s teeth come in, brush them twice a day using a soft bristled toothbrush with water.

Why it’s so important ?

Underneath your child’s baby teeth, the roots and position of the adult teeth are growing into place.Research shows that children who develop cavities in their baby teeth are more likely to develop cavities as an adult, so be sure to get your child to a dentist for a checkup. It is important to keep your child’s baby teeth clean, but once the permanent teeth start to come in you really need to make cleaning them a priority. These teeth will last your child a lifetime.

Brushing

At some point, your child will want to brush his or her own teeth. It’s fine to give him a turn. But afterwards, you should always brush your child’s teeth a second time. Most children won’t be able to brush their teeth well on their own until they are about 6-8 years old. Use fluoride toothpaste only when your child is old enough NOT to swallow it.

Nutrition

While what your child eats is important for healthy teeth, how often a child eats is just as important. Cavities can develop when sugar-containing foods are allowed to stay in the mouth for a long time. Bacteria that live on the teeth feast on these bits of food. They create acid, which eats away at tooth enamel. Between meals or snacks, saliva washes away the acid. If your child is always eating, there may not be time for this acid to get washed away.

1st Dental Visit

New parents often ask, “When should my child first see a dentist?”

Your child should see a dentist by his or her first birthday.

Losing Baby Teeth

On average children begin to lose their baby teeth when they are about 6 or 7 years old. It doesn’t mean something is wrong with your child if they lose their teeth before or after this time.

Most children lose their teeth in the same order they came in.

For example, they lose their bottom center teeth first. When a child is about 6 years old their teeth will begin to come loose. Let your child wiggle the tooth until it falls out on its own. This will minimize the pain and bleeding associated with a lost tooth.

A word of caution -Remember!

Giving your child a bottle of sweetened liquid many times a day, or allowing your child to fall asleep with a bottle during naps, or at night, can be harmful to the child’s teeth.

Sing along the Smile Essentials Healthy Teeth Rhyme with your Kids!

Dab on some toothpaste on my colourful brush,

There is no hurry and I should not rush,

Slowly and steadily my teeth get clean,

As I brush all over and in between,

This may take a while,

But is very important for a great SMILE!

Many of the same treatment and evaluation options that adults have are also available to kids. These include x-rays,dental sealants, orthodontic treatment and more.

Let us at Smile Essentials guide you through this process. Call us at 9209200024 and book an appointment now!

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I am 23 years old male have a tootheche to present time problem - masoodho ka foolna blood nikalna. Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Toothache, masoodha ka phoolna all these r symptoms of gum disease so u need through cleaning og mouth along with antibiotics for 3 day' s following massaging paste for gums.
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Hello. I have a tooth problem. There is always a bad breath problem. I have recently clean my all tooth and using colgate total toothpaste. And I have smoking habit also. Can you pls suggest how to get rid of bad breath.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Bad breath comes from an oral source. For instance, cavities or gum disease can lead to bad breath, as can tonsils that have trapped food particles; cracked fillings, and less-than-clean dentures. Several internal medical conditions also can cause your breath to go downhill fast. They include diabetes, liver disease, respiratory tract infections, and chronic bronchitis. You must see your doctor to rule out things like acid reflux, postnasal drip, and other causes of chronic dry mouth (xerostomia).
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Sometimes I feel severe burning sensation not in my mouth but while gulping a banana in my food pipe I think And I get burps for at least 3-4 seconds ×(3-5) times =20 seconds at a stroke and repeat this procedure at least 10 times per day since past two years. And sometimes burp also bring a burning sensation to me that is literally unbearable may I get a solution to my problem.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sometimes I feel severe burning sensation not in my mouth but while gulping a banana in my food pipe I think And I ge...
May be you have acidity. Stop drinking tea, coffee, banana. Don't give more than 3 hrs gap between meals. Avoid spicy and fried I can advise you some medications for acidity also which you have take for 10 days.
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I have indigestion problem since one year. What preventive measures I take? what medicines can I take? And also my gums of teeth are weak, so which precautions I should take?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have indigestion problem since one year. What preventive measures I take? what medicines can I take? And also my gu...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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I think I have tarter in my teeth and cavities in more than 4 teeth. How much a cavity and scaling will cost? I live in mayur vihar, please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Rewari
I think I have tarter in my teeth and cavities in more than 4 teeth. How much a cavity and scaling will cost? I live ...
Charges depends on what material is filled in cavity, experience of doctor and the quality of clinic Try 2-3 dentist and finalise according to your budget and choice.
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I'm 26 years old having mouth ulcer please give me a solution as I feel it might be a oral cancer.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
make powder of tab dexamathasone, oral mycostatine, cap becomplex and dissolve the powder in 5ml glycerine, mix properly, apply locally. it will help you lot. take tab flagyl 400mg 1tab tds. welcome for further help.
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I have gaps between my front teeth. How do we fix that? Do I need to get veneers or braces?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I have gaps between my front teeth. How do we fix that? Do I need to get veneers or braces?
Hello, the gap between teeth can be closed by: 1. Orthodontic (braces) treatment which is the best and most conservative treatment. This is the right age to get it done. Visit an orthodontist and get it checked. 2. Veneers 3. Crowns.
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How to whiten our teeth with the use of our homemade options and what should I do for the improvement of daily energy of my body?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
How to whiten our teeth with the use of our homemade options and what should I do for the improvement of daily energy...
Do regular exercise and take healthy diet for energy and brush your teeth twice and use mouthwash after meals.
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5 Habits That Destroy Your Smile:

Advanced Aesthetics, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist,
5 Habits That Destroy Your Smile:
1. Not flossing
Brushing your teeth twice a day is important, but many patients don't realize that flossing at least once a day is just as critical to achieving—and maintaining—a healthy smile. Flossing removes the cavity-causing bacteria left behind from food particles that get stuck between teeth. "Although bleeding and irritation sometimes can occur when you first start flossing, it's important to keep at it," says Dr. Ghareeb. "Your gums will toughen up and your oral health will be better for it."


2. Brushing too soon after eating
Consuming acidic foods and beverages, such as sports and energy drinks, citrus fruits, wine, and tomatoes, can erode tooth enamel—the glossy outer layer of the tooth. Brushing your teeth too soon after eating and drinking these items can cause more damage because you are essentially brushing the acid into the teeth, not getting rid of it. Instead, you should rinse your mouth with water after consuming acidic foods and beverages and wait at least 30 minutes before brushing your pearly whites!


3. Not replacing your toothbrush often enough
Not only are old toothbrushes ineffective, but they also harbor harmful bacteria that can cause infections. Toothbrushes should be changed every three to four months. "It's also important to change your toothbrush after you've had a cold," says Dr. Ghareeb.


4. Excessively bleaching your teeth
Overzealous bleaching can cause your teeth to look unnaturally white and increase tooth sensitivity. Before using an at-home bleaching product, talk to your dentist. "He or she can advise you on proper use of these products as well as which type of bleaching system will provide you with the best results," says Dr. Ghareeb.


5. Using a hard-bristled toothbrush
A hard-bristled toothbrush coupled with an aggressive brushing technique can cause irreversible damage to your gums. Use a soft toothbrush and gently brush your teeth at a 45-degree angle, in a circular motion. Using a back-and-forth, sawing motion causes the gums to recede, and can expose the root of the tooth, making teeth extremely sensitive.
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Mouth ulcers are coming every month and remain for minimum 2 week once come. Generally gap between their arrival is 15 days.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Mouth ulcers are coming every month and remain for minimum 2 week once come. Generally gap between their arrival is 1...
Hello, you can do baking soda mouth rinses, this will help to heal ulcers. If it still persists consult to physician and get your vitamin B levels checked. If needed start taking supliments.
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