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Dr. Abhijeet Shetty

Dentist, Mumbai

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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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2nd Floor, Dongare Bldg, Above Phadke Watch Centre, Char Rasta, Manpada Road, Dombivli (East), Landmark : Opp. Govindashram Hotel, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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Dental Caries

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Dental Caries
Home remedies for dental cavities

Take one gram of asafoetida (heeng) in a spoon or spatula and warm it on heater or stove. After warming put the powder in dental caries.
Brush the teeth with neem tweek daily.


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Can't open my mouth completely due to wisdom teeth on uper left side. It's painful.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Can't open my mouth completely due to wisdom teeth on uper left side. It's painful.
Advice mouth opening exercises. Need more investigations (Full mouth x-ray) with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Adv. medication, cleaning, root canal treatment or surgical removal procedures for the gum mucosa above the tooth or the tooth itself. Until then apply clove oil. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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There is a gap about 4 cm between 2 teeth in Middle of my lower jaw what is the easy solution? Please tell me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
There is a gap about 4 cm between 2 teeth in
Middle of my lower jaw what is the easy solution? Please tell me.
Kindly consult an orthodontist 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.
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Dental Health

BDS
Dentist, Betul
Dental Health

Soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices should be consumed in a limited quantity because they are acidic in nature. Acidic food or drinks often soften the tooth material which leads to the dissolution of minerals into the tooth enamel, resulting in cavities (holes).

Dental Tips General Category

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
Dental Tips General Category

When the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed, septic or lifeless, one needs to go through the root canal treatment.

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Oral And Dental Health

BDS (Gold Medalist)
Dentist, Gurgaon
Oral And Dental Health

One of the most common complications of having a tooth taken out is developing a dry socket. A dry socket is when the blood clot that is supposed to be in the extraction site either doesn’t form or is displaced. This exposes the bone in the area causing a severe toothache type pain. Many of my patients have told me that the dry socket pain is worse than the toothache that caused the tooth to need to be extracted! This pain can last anywhere from a week up to 5 weeks. Most dry sockets resolve in the shorter end of that range and will always resolve on their own whether you seek treatment or not. Some types of treatment will actually extend the healing time so keep that in mind.

So how do you know if you have a dry socket? Most dry sockets follow a relatively predictable pattern.

  • Tooth pain from an extraction generally peaks and starts to quickly decrease within 24-48 hours after the extraction. A dry socket on the other hand usually starts 3-5 days after having a tooth taken out.
  • Dry sockets have a much higher incidence after removal of impacted wisdom teeth (especially bottom wisdom teeth) as well as after difficult extractions.
  • Risk factors include smoking, using straws, spitting, taking birth control medication, and the intake of hot liquids and foods in the first day or two after the extraction.
  • Oftentimes you’ll see a hollow area where the tooth came out and sometimes you can see or feel the exposed bone.
  • If you notice pus coming out of the area, it may be infected rather than a dry socket. This is much less likely than a dry socket but can cause similar pain and in a similar time frame. See your dentist for sure if you are concerned it may be infected.

It is important to realize that while a dry socket can be miserably painful, there are no health consequences associated with it. All treatment seeks to manage the symptoms until the area is able to heal on it’s own. Studies have been pretty inconclusive as to what treatment, if any, is best for managing dry sockets. Let’s take a look at some of the things you can do at home.

  • Practice prevention. Avoid smoking for as long as you can manage after the extraction. 3 days minimum and longer is better. Don’t use straws or spit. Avoid hot foods for the first day or two after the extraction.
  • Take 600-800 mg of Ibuprofen every 6 hours on the dot. If you only take it when it hurts you’ll get into a bad pain cycle that is hard to get out of. Staying ahead of the pain is important.
  • Rinse any debris out of the socket. Food tends to get trapped down in there and can cause problems. The easiest way to do this is with a curved monoject syringe. Your dentist usually has these or you can sometimes get them at a pharmacy. An alternative would be a standard oral medication syringe (like you’d use to give medications to kids). As long as you reach the tip into the socket, it’ll work fine. Put some water in it and gently rinse the socket out. Don’t be forceful as this can also displace blood clots.
  • DIY Dry Socket Medications – Most medication materials that dentist’s use for dry sockets have some combination of eugenol (oil of cloves) and an anesthetic such as benzocaine as well as some other minor ingredients. Oil of cloves and benzocaine are both medications you can purchase over the counter. The best thing to do is make a 50/50 mixture of these two things and dip a piece of cotton in it.  Take a pair of tweezers or something similar that can hold the cotton and push the cotton into the socket. Make sure your cotton piece is big enough that when you push it into the socket you have enough sticking out the top to remove it. Leave it in for a couple of minutes and then remove. You don’t want to leave this in the socket long term as it will slow/stop healing. This combination of medications will help relieve some of the pain and you can do this several times a day.
  • If all else fails, remember that the DENTIST is just a stone throw distance away!
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I would like to ask about my mother's dental problem. Not all but some of her tooth has decayed. So just want to know that what can be done now. As implant is too costly so we would like to know about any other solution.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I would like to ask about my mother's dental problem. Not all but some of her tooth has decayed. So just want to know...
Decayed tooth can be filled by artificial material or it can be first root canal treated followed by cap or it could be extracted which can be then prosthetically replaced by taking support from the adjacent tooth. Treatment depends upon the decayed tooth. Kindly consult a Dentist in person.
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I am suffering with throat ulcer form past 20 days any tips to get rid. Home treatment tips?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Kangra
I am suffering with  throat ulcer form past 20 days any tips to get rid. Home treatment tips?
You can gargal with turmeric Mulethi (licorice ) docoction .2-3 times a day .Chew licorice roots . Stop all spicy food and be on semisolids d food stuff . If your ulcer will still persist you must meet Doctor to rule out the cause .
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I have bleeding gums problem for last 3 years. 1st I ignored but I realized that it is a serious problem. Can you give me a solution Please?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have bleeding gums problem for last 3 years. 1st I ignored but I realized that it is a serious problem. Can you giv...
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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