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Dr. Hiten Shah

Dentist, Hyderabad

Dr. Hiten Shah Dentist, Hyderabad
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Dr. Hiten Shah is an experienced Dentist in Adibatla, Hyderabad. You can consult Dr. Hiten Shah at Swastik Dental Care in Adibatla, Hyderabad. Book an appointment online with Dr. Hiten Shah on has a nexus of the most experienced Dentists in India. You will find Dentists with more than 30 years of experience on Find the best Dentists online in Hyderabad. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Risks of Gum Disease :
1. Heart Disease
There are several theories that exist that attempt to explain the link between periodontal disease and heart disease. One theory suggests that oral bacteria can affect the heart when they enter the blood stream, attaching to fatty plaques in the arteries and contributing to clot formation. Coronary artery disease is caused by the thickening of the walls of the coronary arteries due to the buildup of fatty acids. Blood clots obstruct the normal flow of blood and lead to neglecting the heart of necessary amounts of nutrients and oxygen required to function properly. This can eventually lead to heart attacks.
Another theory is that the inflammation caused by periodontal disease increases plaque buildup, which may be a contributor to swelling of the arteries. Research shows that people with periodontal disease are almost two times as likely to suffer from coronary artery disease as those without the condition.
2. Stroke
There are other studies that link a relationship between gum disease and stroke.
3. Pre-Term Pregnancy
According to the American Academy of Periodontology, pregnant women who have periodontal disease may be seven times more likely to have a baby that is born prematurely and too small.

Doctor, I have doing root canal past 3 years ago and coating in that teeth also but today my whole coating is came out wht can I do?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hello, after root canal treatment, crown should be placed over that tooth. If not done, the filling will get dislodged. Visit the dentist and get a filling and crown done so that the tooth lasts longer.
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I use to eat pan masala earlier now since last 2 months I gav it up. I wn to knw how make teeth brighter naturally.

Dentist, Delhi
Naturallyyou can not after eating tobacoo but yes you should get your teeth cleaned by a dentist the only solution.
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Toothbrush Vs. Electric Toothbrush - What's a Better Pick?

Dentist, Gurgaon
Toothbrush Vs. Electric Toothbrush - What's a Better Pick?

Manual Toothbrush vs. Electric Toothbrush

In a world where every little thing is being automated, why must the activity of brushing your teeth be left behind? Well unless scientists come up with a technique that entirely renders brushing your teeth unnecessary, the only thing we can rely on as of today is easing the activity. And that has been done by bringing in the electronic toothbrushes in the market.

The manual toothbrush was invented in the 1930s. Several upgrades and updates were added to the toothbrush, and in the 1990s, the electronic toothbrush was introduced. Is it better than the manual toothbrush, or is the vintage route more beneficial, let's take a look:

  • Cost: Electronic toothbrushes cost significantly more than manual toothbrushes. A manual toothbrush could cost on an average Rs. 30-Rs.40, whereas an electronic toothbrush costs close to Rs.400-Rs.500.
  • Features: Unless you have a set timer in front of you, the time you take to brush your teeth manually solely depends on you. Electronic toothbrushes come with a built in timer which you can set at 2 minutes or more (2 minutes being the appropriate time considered for effective cleaning of teeth). This built-in timer saves you from relying on your guesswork and effectively helps you clean your teeth according to the recommended timings.
  • Convenience: Manual toothbrushes are convenient to carry while traveling. They have negligible weight and can fit into any travel pouch easily. Electronic toothbrushes, on the other hand, are heavy in weight and need a battery charger to be carried along, which makes them a pain to carry around.
  • Effort: Electronic toothbrushes significantly reduce your effort put into the activity. All you need to do is tilt your toothbrush to a 45-degree angle, and let the toothbrush do all the work. Whereas, manual toothbrushes, require you to carefully use proper brushing techniques to get the best results and thus require more effort.
  • Options: Manual toothbrushes come with a huge variety of bristles, heads, colors etc. For sensitive gums, one can pick a toothbrush with soft bristles; for kids, one can pick a toothbrush with a smaller head to fit into their mouths. Electronic toothbrushes, as of today do not come in a variety of sizes or bristle types. Thus, the choice and utility are restricted.

And the most important factor-

Oral health maintenance: Electronic toothbrushes are known to give better results in comparison to manual toothbrushes when it comes to removing plaque and gingivitis. Also in the case of children when you cannot ensure whether they are brushing their teeth properly, electronic toothbrushes come to the rescue.

Though electronic toothbrushes give better results with lesser effort, manual toothbrushes have their own conveniences, too.


Related Tip: Is it More Important to Brush Your Teeth in the Night Than in the Morning?

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Brush Your Teeth Twice A Day

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Brush Your Teeth Twice A Day

There are several reason to this.

We brush teeth twice a day to remove food particles,prevent  decay of tooth, avoid bad breath, remove stains, and reduce the bacterial load in mouth.

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Sir there are black spots on my tongue and some time they look like small ulcer what may be the reason and suggest the treatment.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Porbandar
Some low blood haemoglobin level ( due to vitamin methylcobamin deficiency ) leads to black spots on tongue especially anterior part of tongue but this is only one sign and it would not confirm that' s it' s the only cause, but u can ask your physician or directly have a test for blood hb level check up done
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How much salt or sodium is good for me? How much sugar is good for me? Which foods and drinks containing sugar cause tooth decay?

Diploma in Diabetology, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
Approximately 4-6 gms of sodium is sufficient for your daily needs.This equals about 2 tsps of common salt. 2-3 tsps of sugar can suffice daily, however this should include any sweets, dessert, and your tea, coffee etc. Try to avoid free sugar intake.... instead have dried fruits & fresh fruits.
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I have some dental problem like blood is coming from teeth. I'm 18 years old, what should I do for good dental health?

Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Start using colgate soft bristles toothbrush with colgate toothpaste twice daily n don't brush too hard. Do warm saline rinses once or twice a day. Still if d condition is same then get d cleaning of teeth done from a nearby dentist.
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What will be average cost of getting braces or correct the Buck Teeth and Bone Loss? How to correct Spaces or Gaps Between Teeth? What will be the cost of all the treatment?

Dentist, Kolkata
Dear lybrate-user, very controvarsial question you asked for. It may vary from one doc to other. If possible kindly check it in your nearest govt dental college for cheapest rate than private clinics.
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I am 42 years old while sleeping some liquid come out from mouth and wet the pillow from many years .Some one told the this is the sign of worms .If there are worms in my stomach then please tell What is the medicine for intestinal worms?

Homeopath, Chennai
Dear lybrate user in sleep saliva may not form at the back of mouth resulting in normal swallow reflex thus resulting in such condition,certain medications as CNS depressants ,pain killer as orajel may also lead to such condition or may be a result of respiratory tract infections or adenoids thus it needs a proper internal medicinal treatment for cure
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MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Bangalore
Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.

I am 21 years old girl fall down, got my x ray and Dr. Told me fracture in mouth at upper side near teeth. They suggest me to place titanium plates in both the sides. What should I do further?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (Full mouth x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person.
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I got tooth pain. I think it is wisdom teeth. I got it at left bottom jaw. Its paining very much. Can you suggest me a solution for this problem?

Dentist, Jamshedpur
Hi, if you are of age 20-25, pain can be due to wisdom tooth. Get an x-ray done to know about the exact cause of pain. After that treatment can be decided.
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What medicine require for reducing large adenoid. Without operation of large adenoid any risk. Please suggest how it will be curable.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Surgical removal of the adenoids is a procedure called adenoidectomy. Carried out through the mouth under a general anaesthetic, adenoidectomy involves the adenoids being curetted, cauterised, lasered, or otherwise ablated. Adenoidectomy is most often performed because of nasal obstruction, but is also performed to reduce middle ear infections and fluid (otitis media). The procedure is often carried out at the same time as a tonsillectomy, since the adenoids can be clearly seen and assessed by the surgeon at that time. Adenoidectomy is also performed on patients who have chronic ear infections caused by the adenoids blocking the eustachian tube.
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There is a wisdom tooth growing towards the end in the right side of my mouth, and I think because of which I am getting a swollen bump in that area of mouth, with little white patch, and a teeth shaped cut (very small)

Dentist, Ghaziabad
Get your wisdom tooth removed if the problem persists and recurs frequently but if it is the first time you r facing with this problem then dental cleaning and antibiotics course can b helpful.
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Children dental care

BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Delhi
Children dental care
As you all agreed with my last tip. The next one is equally important for your children's dental health and more importantly it has a lot to do with esthetics and your children's appearance.

16. Wean your baby off the bottle early to avoid them developing dental problems.
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Dentist, Gurgaon
“Tooth decay is one of the most common childhood diseases, and can cause problems that continue into later life, says Dr.Shweta Singh, DENTAL WORLD-MDS “-The dental health of a child should be a top priority for parents,
Get COMPLIMENTARY complete dental check up of your kids this december.
You can now confirm your appointments by SMS/email - 9811552285 / and we shall get back to you.

Respected doctors, I have gum problem and also bad smell of mouth, please help me to come out of this problem. Please advise.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Bad breath and smell in mouth is commonly known as halitosis. It can be corrected easily by scaling.
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I am having habit of chewing pain &supari last 15 years. Last 3-4years I am not able to open my mouth complete. After a dentist consult he told me I am suffering from OSMF some white patches but if I will continue with same habit it can transform into cancer. Please guide me how to take care to avoid cancer and how to widen my mouth opening.

Dear firstly quite the chewing supari habbit immediately do mouth exercises daily like blowing the balloon n blowing mouth. And if mouth opening is very less between 17-26mm than consult to maxillofacial surgeon.
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I got cough for last 17 days. Also have a tooth pain from last 2 day. I took home made medical treatment. But dint worked I m worried which medicine shall I take?

Dentist, Mumbai
Juhi tooth pain from last 2 days .take tab combiflam for pain and visit dental surgeon for advice . take benadryl cough syrup .
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