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Dr. Girish Naik

BDS, MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology

Dentist, Mangalore

14 Years Experience
Dr. Girish Naik BDS, MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology Dentist, Mangalore
14 Years Experience
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Girish Naik is an experienced Dentist in Kottara, Mangalore. He has helped numerous patients in his 14 years of experience as a Dentist. He is a BDS, MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology . You can consult Dr. Girish Naik at Smile Dental Clinic in Kottara, Mangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Girish Naik on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - RAJIV GANDHI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES(BANGALORE) - 2003
MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology - RAJIV GANDHI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES(BANGALORE) - 2013
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I am having toothache problem. I dono whether it is due to sensitiveness or another. But not often, it will pain when eating snacks especially crispy items. And also often the food particles gets sticked in my teeth for which I eat badam and pista daily morning. It will sticked inside tooth and will irritate me a lot. Even I could not take that out till evening. Kindly say some solution for these problems.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am having toothache problem. I dono whether it is due to sensitiveness or another. But not often, it will pain when...
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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I have a cavity in teeth & also want to go for scaling

F.I.O, BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist,
Then visit your dentist and get your teeth treated mam. Don't wait as cavity, if goes deeper, may go for a root canal.
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How can I help my teeth not to get into yellowish color. I am not feeling comfortable when talking to others. If any thing that cure this please let me know.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
How can I help my teeth not to get into yellowish color. I am not feeling comfortable when talking to others. If any ...
The best precaution to keep teeth white is to keep them clean and healthy. Best way is visit your dentist regularly and follow the advise, get cleaning and polishing done and maintain hygiene by brushing your teeth twice a day and using listerine mouthwash.
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What is the best medication for pericoronitis. Like in antibiotics and pain killers?

BDS
Dentist, Muzaffarpur
What is the best medication for pericoronitis. Like in antibiotics and pain killers?
Medications relieve the symptoms temporarily. The best treatment is to get the offending tooth pulled out.(i mean when pericoronitis involves wisdom tooth)
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Is there any solution of undeveloped teeth? and what are the expenses?

MDS, BDS
Dentist,
There are definitely solutions to correct such a problem. However, the exact treatment option will depend on what the real nature of the problem is? hence, either you will need to be examined or you can share some photographs for us to be able to give you some preliminary opinion. The cost and treatment duration varies based on the exact nature of the problem and the number of teeth that need to be treated.
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I am 21 year old man My self is ankit ambade I lived in nagpur Maharashtra I am having the problems on my mouth like mouth ulcers. I am suffering last 2 years. I have so much problems when I eat any kind of food there is so much pain So what should I do? Please tell me.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 21 year old man 
My self is ankit ambade 
I lived in nagpur Maharashtra
I am having the problems on my mouth lik...
Take a cap of bnc every day take tab bifilac twice daily to b dissolved in mouth local appal of metroggyl gel, drink plenty water have fibrous food as banana, take isabagol husk two table spoon at night tensions n ulcers r friends of each other.
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I often here that root canal causes problems in long term. I see some incidents in western where countries lead into Cancer. Is this incidents caused due to wrongly done root canal? Kindly correct me if I'm wrong here.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I often here that root canal causes problems in long term. I see some incidents in western where countries lead into ...
Root canal treatment is a very safe procedure and cause no harm to any other part of the body, some studies do report that presence of too manytooth decay in your mouth is a causative factor for heart disease.
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I am getting frequent mouth ulcers on tongue/lips. I am non-veg (weekly one/twice). I take coffee/tea 2-3 times a day. I am 58 years old doing yoga for last 3 years during morning from 6-7 a.m. Weekly 4/5 dyas. I am male and my weight is 70 kgs. One of my lower incisors is decolourised and weak for which root canal is done 20 years back and no cap is put. Too now the tooth is strong but it shakes little bit but some times I will get pain. Kindly clarify root cause for my frequent mouth ulcers.

BDS
Dentist, Kottayam
I think you are suffering from recurrent mouth ulcers. There are no permanent cure for this but symptomatic relief can be obtained using vitamin b complex capsules and application of mucopain over the affected area. Regarding the root canaled teeth dental dental x ray has to be taken to rule out further infection.
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My father is 59 years old and getting weaker day by day as he is not eating food due to ulcer and has serious respiratory problems due to which he don't go outside and become short of breath in just 2 minutes of walking. He doesn't even roam in the house due to these problems. What can be done in this case and how much time does it take to recover from it?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
kshitiz these are serious problems need to be tackled with caution and patience . your father need a thorough check up to evaluate the respiratory problem whether it is asthma or some other condition.and have to check his GI tract as well why he is having ulcers.try to give him more liquids and try to manage a vacation for him away from delhi pollution. recovery will be slow for this.u can send him to yoggram.
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I am a quite smoker as 2 or 4 per day. I have complained many time there are smell from my breath. What is to do for gentle breath ?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Please try to quit smoking. Kindly get scaling and polishing done as that will remove the stains from your teeth and brush twice daily using correct brushing technique and use mouthwash twice daily.
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I usually use to brush my tooth twice a day one at morning and another at before going to bed I use close up diamond attraction toothpaste. But still my tooth gets decayed so please suggest me what should I have already done por composite on my few tooth so please suggest me what I do now.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I usually use to brush my tooth twice a day one at morning and another at before going to bed I use close up diamond ...
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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BDS
Dentist, Chennai
In case the wires or the bands on your braces loosen up or get broken, immediately contact your orthodontist.
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I teeth is getting yellow I try to clean it but it can not please help me, give me a solution to keep clean my teeth and remove plaque from my teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I teeth is getting yellow I try to clean it but it can not please help me, give me a solution to keep clean my teeth ...
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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I sometimes feel tooth pain. Do brush daily twice. Kindly advice.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
It might be starting of decay or abrasion/ attrition of tooth so kindly get checked to the dentist and get it fixed.
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What I do to Do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than Regular toothpastes?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
What I do to Do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than
Regular toothpastes?
whitening toothpastes will whitens the teeth to some extent than our normal toothpaste.although for proper whitening,tooth bleaching can be done.
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I have some dark black spots in my teeth as I am a smoker. So I wanted to know that how to remove these dark spots?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have some dark black spots in my teeth as I am a smoker. So I wanted to know that how to remove these dark spots?
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. 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 have a problem of bad breath and bleeding gums. Please suggest what has to be done?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Depends on cause . Most common cause is poor oral hygiene. For that, Scaling is the first treatment. After that if required, go for flap surgery.
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I want to know about root canal treatment?

BDS
Dentist,
I want to know about root canal treatment?
Root canal treatment is the cleaning, shaping and filling the spaces in the root of teeth, which were previosly occupied by nerves and blood supplies (pulp) due to decay, infections, fractures etc of teeth, the pulp needs to be removed to releave pain and sensitivity etc. After that the space created is filled by an inert material.
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I have black spot on upper middle teeth and smell in my mouth. What to do? Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have black spot on upper middle teeth and smell in my mouth. What to do? Please help me.
You might have stain / deposit on your teeth kindly get yourself checked by dentist and get cleaning and polishing done.
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I am suffering from sore mouth since 10 days and My stomach is also upset because of that what should I do for that.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from sore mouth since 10 days and My stomach is also upset because of that what should I do for that.
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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