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Dr. Smita Govila

MDS

Dentist, Lucknow

23 Years Experience
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Dr. Smita Govila is a renowned Dentist in Aliganj, Lucknow. She has helped numerous patients in her 23 years of experience as a Dentist. She is a qualified MDS . She is currently associated with Govila Dental Consultantant Clinic in Aliganj, Lucknow. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Smita Govila on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - SMS Medical College,Jaipur - 1994
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I am having liver problem which food should I consume I earlier somked a lot but now stopped it and now I have started chewing gum though it not help much but to some extent is is very good.

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
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I am having liver problem which food should I consume I earlier somked a lot but now stopped it and now I have starte...
Its good that you have cut down on smoking. Alcohol consumption is also quite dangerous in liver disease and may lead to alcoholic fatty liver followed by cirrhosis. Get vaccinated against hepatitis a and b. Take home cooked food and boiled/ro water as they may lead to liver infection.
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I am 21 years old I have been suffering from mouth ulcers for 2 years. I used many medicines. But not got relief please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 21 years old I have been suffering from mouth ulcers for 2 years. I used many medicines. But not got relief plea...
Nutriional deficiency may be the cause for ulcers, try taking vit b 12 capsules two tablets twice daily for three months.
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Lifestyle Habits to Maintain Good Oral Health

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Lifestyle Habits to Maintain Good Oral Health

If you want a healthy set of teeth, you must follow healthy lifestyle habits. There are certain habits that you need to follow strictly in order to keep your teeth healthy. Not maintaining proper oral hygiene puts you are at an increased risk of various oral diseases.

The lifestyle habits to maintain healthy teeth are:

  1. Brush regularly: Brush your teeth at least twice a day or if possible, after every major meal. Use a toothbrush with soft bristles so that you don't injure your gums.
  2. Flossing: Develop the habit of flossing your teeth on a daily basis, as flossing helps in removing food particles and other foreign substances stuck within the teeth cavity. It also does not allow plaque to accumulate in between your teeth.
  3. Avoid sugar: Eating foods that contain high amounts of sugar can lead to tooth decay. The bad bacteria that are present in the teeth use the sugar to form acids that erode the enamel of the teeth. Cavities may also develop in your teeth due to increased sugar intake. (Learn more Why You Should Stay Away From Sugar?)
  4. Visit the dentist: Most people delay their visits with the dentist as much as possible. Oral problems are not shown the level of urgency as compared to other diseases. Visit the dentist on a regular basis as untreated underlying conditions may lead to serious complications.
  5. Clean your tongue: Once you finish brushing your teeth, don't forget to clean your tongue. This is another aspect of oral health that most people miss out on. Bacteria can accumulate on the tongue leading to bad odor. Scrape your tongue using a cleaner to prevent accumulation of bacteria.
  6. Avoid smoking: If you are a smoker, then it is time that you quit. Smoking increases the risk of oral cancer and stains the teeth as well. You may also be prone to gum disease if you cannot ditch that cigarette now.
  7. Diet: Avoid eating junk foods as they are not good for your overall health. Eat plenty of vegetables and fruits as they contain vitamins and minerals that keep your teeth healthy.
  8. Reduce stress: Excessive stress levels can contribute to various periodontal diseases. Practice relaxation techniques such as meditation to keep your stress levels under control.
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Hi Doc. My upper teeth are in same order and they are little bit outside. My age is 18+. Can you tell me that my teeth come in same order in how much time.

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Hi Doc. My upper teeth are in same order and they are little bit outside. My age is 18+. Can you tell me that my teet...
Consult a orthodontist u may require braces u may have to loose some teeth to generate space it takes about eighteen months for complete tt
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Hey doctor, I am suffering from wisdom tooth. Could you please advice me some tabs.

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Dentist, Bangalore
X-ray is required for proper diagnosis and treatment. If wisdom tooth is coming in abnormal position then you have to go for extraction. Visit to a dentist.
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Certain medications such as oral contraceptives, anti-depressants, and certain heart medicines, can affect your periodontal health. It is important to inform your dental care provider of any medications you are taking, as they could potentially be a risk factor for developing gum disease.

I am from punjab my age is 37 male. Meri tung(jubaan )ka agla hissa 3/4 din se karva sa feel kar raha hai namak bhi fika lagta hai. Sirf aage se pichle hose me thik hai.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
This needs to be checked properly before giving you any suggestions. Also a proper history is needed.
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I am 21 years old male and I am suffering from severe oral pain from last 2days. What should I do?

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Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 21 years old male and I am suffering from severe oral pain from last 2days. What should I do?
Your oral pain can only be diagnosed after a thorough physical examination, as it can be a dental problem -----------
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I'm getting my last teeth and not able to eat, it has stopped coming out and beside it was swelling when I pressed it lite yellow color saliva ki coming please suggest me something to get cured.

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Dentist, Chennai
I'm getting my last teeth and not able to eat, it has stopped coming out and beside it was swelling when I pressed it...
If the pericoronitis is limited to the tooth (for example, if the pain and swelling has not spread), treat it by rinsing your mouth with warm salt water. You should also make sure that the gum flap has no food trapped under it. If your tooth, jaw, and cheek are swollen and painful, see your dentist right away.
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BDS, MDS, MBA (Healthcare), FAM
Dentist, Hyderabad
What happens when you don't get those missing teeth replaced!
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I am 50 year old & have six front teeth in upper jaw. I want to implant permanent teeth. What is the approximate cost ?

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Dentist, Kolkata
If you are willing for dental implant, then it will be necessary to show the present condition of your existing teeth. After proper evaluation with opg xray and other investigation, a dentist will be able to tell you the number of implants and as per the no if implants, dentist will be able to tell you the approximate cost.
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Always brush two time daily after this also my mouth has bad breath like rotten things.I don't have drinking and smoking habit. What should I do?

MDS(Prosthodontist), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Always brush two time  daily after this also my mouth has bad breath like rotten things.I don't have drinking and smo...
You should drink plenty of water avoid processed food as starchy and sugary food attract more bacteria to be deposited on your tooth surface and eat raw vegetables and consult dentist as you may require routiene cleaning and polishing of your teeth.
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I have gap between my front two teeth. I want to close the gap. How long will it take with braces or is there any other way of doing it right. Please help.

Certified Implantologist, MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have gap between my front two teeth. I want to close the gap. How long will it take with braces or is there any oth...
Hi, braces are any day best option provided you are willing to invest some where around 6-8 months time, to maintain the natural shape, color and contour of teeth. There are other cosmetic treatment options like veneers also available which can be done in a week time. Thanks.
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Brushing Myths

Dentist, Agra
Brushing Myths

Brushing Myths
Brushing once a day is ok. Wrong. Brushing should be twice a day.

Ques. 1: Which toothpaste is best for teeth?

Ans. 1: Most branded toothpaste are almost the same. It is the brushing technique that matters.

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A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
How the mode of replacing missing teeth have slowly transformed in these 15 years.
The same patient pics shared 3 days ago with an implant replacement for single tooth on the upper L side. This patient has crown and bridges on R side and a dental implant on L side.
The way dentistry is evolving. Newer concepts and techniques.

Sir mera teeth me bahut pain hota he. than k din me. So esk lia kuch ache si tablet he to bathe,

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Dentist, Mumbai
Sir mera teeth me bahut pain hota he. than k din me. So esk lia kuch ache si tablet he to bathe,
Tablet lene se temporary pain kum hoga. Is se acha kisi daant ke doctor ke paas jake daant dikhaiye. Daanto mein sadan ki wajah se pain hota hai. Sadan ka ilaaj kijiye, fir tablet lene ki zarurat nahi padegi.
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How to stop a toothache instantly?

Dentist, Udaipur
How to stop a toothache instantly?

What are some simple ways to get rid of a toothache fast?

A) before knowing about the remedies for relieving toothache, let us first understand the reasons for a toothache. Knowing the causes can help us prevent it.

Causes

Generally, toothache is a result of inflammation of the soft, central part of the tooth. The most common cause is cavities (tooth decay). Other causes include infection at the root of the tooth, chipped or broken teeth, damaged fillings, infected gums

Prevention

Since most toothaches are the result of tooth decay, following good oral hygiene practices can prevent toothaches. Follow these simple steps:

-brush twice daily with a fluoride-containing toothpaste
-floss once daily
-rinse once or twice a day with an antiseptic mouthwash
-consult your dentist twice a year for professional cleaning
-eat foods low in sugar

Natural ways to relieve a toothache

Popping painkillers and other drugs frequently to relieve pain is not always the best idea. They come with their own set of side effects and should be avoided whenever possible. You may try these simple, safe and effective remedies to help you relieve a toothache instantly and naturally:

1. Salt and pepper

Salt mixed with pepper can be of great use as both the ingredients have antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties:
-mix equal amounts of pepper and common salt with a few drops of water to form a paste
-apply the paste directly on the affected tooth and allow it to sit for a few minutes
-repeat 2-3 times in a day

2. Garlic

Garlic has antibiotic and other medicinal properties that can be very effective in reducing the pain:
-mix a crushed garlic clove with some table salt or black salt and apply it directly on the affected tooth to alleviate the pain
-you can also chew one or two cloves of garlic to get relief

More: have garlic & 6 more foods for a healthy heart

3. Cloves

Cloves have anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant and anesthetic properties that help alleviate tooth pain and fight infection:
-grind two whole cloves. Mix in a little olive oil or any vegetable oil and apply on the affected tooth
-another option is to dab a cotton ball in clove oil and rub it directly on the sore tooth
-you may also mix a few drops of clove oil in half a glass of water and use it as a mouth rinse

4. Saltwater

Saltwater cleanses the area around the tooth and draws out some of the fluid that causes swelling:
-stir a teaspoon of salt into a glass of warm water and rinse for up to 30 seconds before you spit it out
-repeat this treatment as often as needed

5. Tea bag

The tannic acid in tea helps to relieve gum infections:

-steep a tea bag in boiling water for a few minutes, then remove and allow to cool
-hold the cooled teabag around your gums for about 5 minutes

6. Ice

Ice helps numb the nerves and hence the toothache:

-place a small ice cube in a plastic bag, wrap a thin cloth around the bag, and apply it to the aching tooth for about 15 minutes
-alternatively, that ice pack can go on your cheek, over the painful tooth

Do remember,

These remedies may help with short term relief. Consult your doctor if your toothache lasts longer than 1 or 2 days, if it is severe, or if you have a fever, earache, or pain upon opening your mouth wide. Proper identification and treatment of dental infections is very important to prevent its spread to other parts of the face and skull.

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Does bleeching in case of discoloration of teeths since childhood solve the problem permanently?

Dentist, Tiruvannamalai
From childhood you have discoloration mean mostly that is dental flurosis or amelogenisis imperfecta. You consult a dentist first. Veneer or fpd is good.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
A child is always one of our most special patients. Pediatric dentists are the pediatricians of dentistry. They are specially trained for children’s unique dental health needs

Their professional education includes three years of specialized study after becoming a dentist, emphasizing child psychology, growth and development. Infants, preschoolers, children, and adolescents each need different approaches in dealing with their behavior, guiding their dental growth and development, and helping them avoid future dental problems. The pediatric dentist is best qualified to meet these needs.

To help a child stay totally healthy, the pediatric dentist often works with pediatricians, other physicians and other dental specialists. All children, whether healthy, chronically ill, disabled, or mentally challenged are served best through this team approach. This specialty is becoming even more important as a result of technical advances in medicine and dentistry and the increased populations of children with chronic diseases and congenital problems.

Pleasant visits to the dental office promote the establishment of trust and confidence in your child that will last a lifetime. Our goal at our clinics, along with our staff, is to help all children feel good about visiting the dentist and teach them how to care for their teeth. From our special office designs, to our communication style, our main concern is what is best for your child.

Our pediatric dentists provide an ongoing assessment of your child’s dental needs and may suggest preventive procedures like additional fluoride, dietary changes, space maintainers or sealants. We also undertake all necessary therapeutic procedures like fillings, apexogenesis, apexification, stainless steel crowns, habit-breaking appliances etc. Our specialists are trained in management of uncooperative, physically handicapped and mentally challenged children and we are also equipped with options like sedation dentistry to cater to the dental needs of special children.
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