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Dr. A.P Mehta

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Dr. A.P Mehta is one of the best Dentists in Mumbai, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Mutispeciality Dental Clinic in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. A.P Mehta and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I have recurrent ulcers in my mouth. The dentist prescribed topical analgesic and chlorhexidine gel. But they keep recurring. Is there any complete treatment?

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Homeopath, Lucknow
Mr. Lybrate-user ji use calendula q diluted in a cup of water as gargle. Also try acid nitricum 200 twice a day.
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Orofacial Pain - Sources and Symptoms

MD - Orofacial Pain Headaches & Temporomandibular Disorders, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Orofacial Pain - Sources and Symptoms

An unpleasant experience which not only disturbs the usual routine of a person but also the psychological peace and causes extreme discomfort is called pain. When this pain involves the region above the neck, below the orbitomeatal line and in front of the ear is called as orofacial pain.

Multiple causes for orofacial pain may exist and the symptoms may include such diverse findings as headaches, neck pain, ear pain, dental pain, facial burning or stabbing sensations, and jaw joint pain.

The complaints may either develop gradually or have a rapid onset and can originate from musculoskeletal, neurovascular or neuropathic causes.

Sources of orofacial pain may include:

  1. Trigeminal Neuropathy – ant damage or degeneration to the trigeminal nerves that supplies mainly to the facial structures causes the orofacial pain. This is commonly referred as trigeminal neuralgia.

  2. Neurovascular Disorder – migraine is the most common neurovascular disorder that causes the radiating pain to the mouth eyes and other facial muscles.

  3. Temporomandibular Disorder – the major cause of orofacial pain is the temporo mandibular joint disorder which causes pain in the lower jaws. Orofacial pain may also be caused by any temporo mandibular joint surgeries and due to failure of joint replacement surgery of the jaw.

  4. Burning Mouth Syndrome – this condition is caused due to nerve damage, lack of adequate saliva production, fungal infection, certain medications and also noted for patients with diabetes. Orofacial pain is also noted in burning mouth syndrome.

  5. Cervicalgia – pain due to spinal cord injury, damage to spinal nerve, muscle and ligaments may radiate to face and cause orofacial pain.

  6. Trauma – accident is the most common cause of temporomandibular disorder and other spinal disorder that causes orofacial pain.

  7. Sleep disorders – sleep disorders include grinding or clenching of the teeth during sleep may also cause orofacial pain.

Symptoms

Though orofacial pain is caused by several factors, its symptoms includes dental pain, ear pain, neck pain, headache, pain in the jaw joint and stabbing sensation over the face. Some patients may also experience burning sensation over the face. Other symptoms include dizziness, insomnia, tinnitus (abnormal ringing or roaring sound in ears), poor muscle coordination, abnormal itching over the face and neck and tingling sensation. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dentist.

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I have been having problem of mouth ulcer for past few months, they reoccur after some days and that time I feel sharp pain in my chest as eating anything solid.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have been having problem of mouth ulcer for past few months, they reoccur after some days and that time I feel shar...
May be you get acidity because of stomach problem you can get ulcer and chest pain too. Fr ulcers you can have vitamins drink lot of water, fluids and get your stonch als checkd and als your diet.
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Wisdom teeth is coming in my lower jaw from 2 days it's very painful. That's why I'm suffering from ear, throat and head ache. I can't eat and talk. My mouth become large what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Rewari
Wisdom teeth is coming in my lower jaw from 2 days it's very painful. That's why I'm suffering from ear, throat and h...
Do warm water gargles, avoid anything cold. Get X-ray done to check if the wisdom tooth is erupting normally. A small surgery to remove flap over tooth may be require if tooth erupting in normal position. If tooth is impacted surgical extraction may be required.
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I m 20years old n my teeth are yellowish in colour. Why this is happening tell me please.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I m 20years old n my teeth are yellowish in colour. Why this is happening tell me please.
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 to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I am suffering from mouth cavity. And one lymph node is present in my gum for 6 to 7 month and my weight loose very fast in these days. Please suggest me? What I can do at first.

BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
I am suffering from mouth cavity. And one lymph node is present in my gum for 6 to 7 month and my weight loose very f...
Visit a dentist and go for the treatment. Either rct+crown or extraction. Medicines will not work in these type of cases. Moreover due to these cavities your not able to chew and have proper food I guess. Correcting these issues will relieve you from malnutrition and gastric problems.
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I can feel a lump on my left cheek when I move my tongue around my cheeks its not painful and not too big can it be a tumor of oral cancer cause I used to smoke and drink earlier and I am having a body pain in left side.

MBBS
General Physician, Allahabad
Take consultation with maxillofacial surgeon as it needs proper examination before making any diagnosis.
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My face looks little bit asymmetric currently I am undergoing ortho treatment to close the gap between teeth. Is there any way to make my face more symmetric.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
My face looks little bit asymmetric currently I am undergoing ortho treatment to close the gap between teeth. Is ther...
U just need to have patience. Once the treatment is completed all the gaps would be closed. If even after you feel any assymetry discuss the same qith your orthodontist, your doc. Will guide you accordingly.
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I have gaps in my teeth and I wish to have treatment over it. I want to know about any better (even the best) braces treatment and how much it takes to be cure and also want to know the approximate cost it takes. Thank you.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have gaps in my teeth and I wish to have treatment over it. I want to know about any better (even the best) braces ...
Regarding the orthodontic treatment their are many types braces which you can choose to close the space in between your teeth (metal &ceramic braces) but if your very conscious with your esthetics you can also choose aligners (braces free treatment) you can your consultion once to know a clear picture of the cost for above mentioned one.
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M I taking risk of getting my extracted for braces treatment as I know this will effect in SSB in dental points. Should I go for it? Though all my teeth are properly aligned but they are outwards I do not feel confident with it.!

BDS, Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Advanced Aesthetics, Fellow of Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), Internship, Juniorship
Dentist, Ranchi
M I taking risk of getting my extracted for braces treatment as I know this will effect in SSB in dental points. Shou...
Go for extraction. There is no problem in SSB exams and any other exams. In your case fixed orthodontics treatment is the best option.
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My teeth are yellow even I brush my teeth twice a day and bad odour and blood also comes from my mouth. what should I do? Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
My teeth are yellow even I brush my teeth twice a day and bad odour and blood also comes from my mouth. what should I...
1. Clean your teeth - ultra scaling 2. Complete teeth whitening which will make your teeth white 3. Massage your gums for 2 mins after brushing with the help of paste. 3. Say no to pan, smoke, drinks.
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I am chandra age 55, my teeth are loose and they are shaking what I will do for that where I will get good treatment when I will eat non veg they are more shaking.

Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am chandra age 55, my teeth are loose and they are shaking what I will do for that where I will get good treatment ...
Sir, because of age, the bone is not supporting the tooth, thats why it had become loose, so go the dentist and remove the tooth as soon as possible.
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I am a 15 years old boy. My teeth are not aligned correctly. Putting a clip will help me? Please advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 15 years old boy. My teeth are not aligned correctly. Putting a clip will help me? Please advise.
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. You may consult me in person. 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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Hello Doctor, I am suffering from mouth blister for last two month I want to know that is that mouth ulcer? Please advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello Doctor, I am suffering from mouth blister for last two month I want to know that is that mouth ulcer? Please ad...
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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Hello, Could you please guide me whether its better to get the wisdom tooth removed? Are there any effects if it's removed? If so kindly suggest me a doctor to whom I can get my tooth extracted as cavities are formed along with pain where I am unable to swallow my food.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello,
Could you please guide me whether its better to get the wisdom tooth removed? Are there any effects if it's re...
Wisdom teeth usually make their appearance between the ages of 17 and 21, though it's possible for them to push through earlier or later. Referred to as your "third molars, these four teeth begin to push through the skin like any other tooth, which can cause pain. However, wisdom teeth are much more likely to grow in at an incorrect angle – even sideways – causing impaction that can radiate this pain to the teeth in front of it. Kindly get it extracted as soon as possible.
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I have tooth pain about 3 days while rtc already done. Bt tooth pain is regular, taking pain killer to give relief for some hours bt after some time too much pain feeling in last tooth.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have tooth pain about 3 days while rtc already done. Bt tooth pain is regular, taking pain killer to give relief fo...
Hello, your case appears to be that of a failed root canal treatment (rct). Ideally, in an rct-treated tooth, there is no vital tissue or nerve that can cause pain. However, in your case, it seems as if the procedure was not done properly. Taking pain killers will only provide transient relief. Most likely, you will be required to undergo a re-rct to get permanent riddance from this problem. Before initiating the re-rct, however, you will be required to take a 3-day course of medication.
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I have crooked teeth and overlapping teeth can you please suggest a method for correcting those as soon as possible! I have also heard of teeth straightening in one day please give me the details!

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have crooked teeth and overlapping teeth can you please suggest a method for correcting those as soon as possible! ...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need braces & deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedures. 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.
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I often get ulcers in my mouth this problem is troubling me since childhood wat should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I often get ulcers in my mouth this problem is troubling me since childhood wat should I do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion.You may need t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, along with c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. 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.
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