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Dr. Ajit Shetty

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Mumbai

39 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Ajit Shetty BDS, MDS Dentist, Mumbai
39 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Ajit Shetty is a trusted Dentist in Khar West, Mumbai. He has helped numerous patients in his 39 years of experience as a Dentist. He studied and completed BDS, MDS . You can consult Dr. Ajit Shetty at Dr.Shettys CORE- The Dentofacial Centre in Khar West, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ajit Shetty on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - - 1978
MDS - - 1980
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I am not a smoker also I don't have any habit of" pan/faki" but my teeth is yellow and I want to make it white perfect. My teeth is not in proper alignment also, so What is the best solution for whiting the teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am not a smoker also I don't have any habit of" pan/faki" but my teeth is yellow and I want to make it white perfec...
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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Hloo doctor I have mouth ulcers from 3 days how to get rid from them.Please tell.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hloo doctor I have mouth ulcers from 3 days how to get rid from them.Please tell.
mouth ulcers are temporary they would go.. avoid spicey food.. and apply mycopain on effects site before and after meals..
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I feel jittery sometimes in my teeth when I eat something why is this happening? Its not sour or sweet but anything solid when I eat its happening is it because I my teeth are not clean.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I feel jittery sometimes in my teeth when I eat something why is this happening? Its not sour or sweet but anything s...
Hi lybrate-user, to get rid of the jittery feeling, the first and most important thing is that you teeth should be clean, and free from plaque (accumulated food debris) and stains. For that, you must get professional scaling/cleaning done from a dentist. Also, you will be required to use specific toothpastes. Take care.
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I got mouth ulcer at Mopar part of the left side teeth it was getting pain when I eat or drink.

BDS
Dentist, Howrah
I got mouth ulcer at Mopar part of the left side teeth it was getting pain when I eat or drink.
Take but B-complex. U can apply mucopain gel. If ulcer is for long time immediately visit nearest Dentist.
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Hello I have spots on my teeth can I have a chance to remove permanently.Please tell sir.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Hello   I have spots on my teeth can I have a chance to remove permanently.Please tell sir.
Spots or severe discoloration is easily treatable by composite or ceramic veneer or ceramic crowns. These are permanent solution to your problem.
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I am suffering from ulcers from last 5 days. I have ulcers on my tongue and lower lip. What should I do. I am eating only dal n rice.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am suffering from ulcers from last 5 days.
I have ulcers on my tongue and lower lip.
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I am eating ...
Start becosules tablets 3 times daily for 5 days. Apply dologel or mucopain ointment on ulcers especially before eating. Also apply glycerine on ulcers. Increase your intake of water. Eat more raw vegetables and fruits. Avoid hot, oilly n spicy food.
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My friend is suffering from mouth odor, sometime suddenly blood come. what will he do? kindly give your expert opinion.

Dentist, Gurgaon
My friend is suffering from mouth odor, sometime suddenly blood come. what will he do? kindly give your expert opinion.
ask your friend to visit a dentist for professional cleaning of teeth. bad odour from mouth and bleeding gums are due to gum infection which develops due to deposition of plaque and calculus around teeth. professional cleaning will remove this layer and gradually problem will subside. also start warm saline rinses after treatment and follow oral hygiene habits properly.
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I m 22year old female & I have sign & symptoms of geographic toungue since last 2year. Symptoms may come & go. So, I want to know for completley cure what I should take care & this tongue may cause chance to create any other complication in future like oral cancer or anything else.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Geographic tongue Symptoms of geographic tongue Causes and risk factors Treatment or self-care for geographic tongue Geographic tongue is the name of a condition that gets its name from its map-like appearance on the upper surface and sides of the tongue. It may occur in other areas of your mouth, as well. You'll be relieved to know that geographic tongue is a harmless, benign condition that isn't linked to any infection or cancer. Two other names for geographic tongue are benign migratory glossitis and erythema migrans. Affecting about 1% to 3% of people, geographic tongue can show up at any age. However, it tends to affect middle-aged or older adults more often. It appears to be more common in women than in men. Symptoms of geographic tongue the telltale signs of geographic tongue are irregular, smooth, red patches on parts of the tongue. These patches may: have a white or light-colored border vary in size, shape, and color appear one area, and then move to another area come and go or change very quickly in days, weeks, or months last up to a year you may be unaware that you have geographic tongue until your dentist or other health care provider diagnoses it during an oral exam. About one in 10 people with geographic tongue may have mild discomfort or a burning or painful sensation. This is often from sensitivity to substances such as: hot, spicy, or acidic foods cigarette smoke toothpaste causes and risk factors geographic tongue occurs when parts of the tongue are missing layers of small bumps called papillae. They normally cover the entire upper layer of your tongue. Why do you lose these papillae with geographic tongue? nobody knows for sure. However, because geographic tongue tends to run in families, genetics may be a common link. Geographic tongue has also been seen more frequently in people with psoriasis and in those with fissured tongue. In fissured tongue, cracks and grooves appear on the tops and sides of the tongue. Treatment or self-care for geographic tongue seeing a dentist or doctor is the best way to rule out a more serious problem. In most cases, he or she can diagnose geographic tongue from a description of your symptoms and from examining your mouth and tongue. You may need tests to rule out other medical conditions. In most cases, any pain or discomfort will get better without treatment. But if you have severe, ongoing pain, medication can help. These are examples of what your doctor or dentist may prescribe: over-the-counter pain relievers anti-inflammatories mouth rinses with anesthetic corticosteroids applied directly on the tongue zinc supplements if you're wondering about steps you can take to hasten the relief of symptoms, try limiting these substances or avoid them altogether: tobacco hot, spicy, or acidic foods or dried, salty nuts toothpaste with additives, whitening agents, or heavy flavoring (toothpaste for sensitive teeth is a better choice)
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Dentist, Cuttack
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My teeth's are not straight. It comes in front. So I want to straight it. Please tell me what to do & how many cost it take.

Master of Dental Surgery, Bachelor of Dental surgery
Dentist, Bhopal
My teeth's are not straight. It comes in front. So I want to straight it. Please tell me what to do & how many cost i...
Dear lybrate-user, the treatment that deals with straightening of mal-aligned teeth is called as orthodontic treatment. Its a process that typically takes about 18-24 months. Cost essentially differs from city to city and the kind of braces/technique that you would like your dentist to use.
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Hi I am 45 year old male iam having bad breath problem since last 5 years consulted many dentists and used all kinds of tooth paste and mouth freshners available in the market but my prolblem is not solved yet

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Hello sir, go for dental cleaning. Maintain good oral hygiene brush twice daily use mouth wash. Clean your tongue properly. Bad breath can be caused by other conditions also like upper respiratory tract infections, lung infections, periodontitis etc. Please go for further check up if required. Thank you Dr Jagrati
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BDS
Dentist, Greater Noida
★ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY MAKES ROOT CANALS EASIER.●

Root canal therapy has gone high-tech recently, making the procedure as easy as possible for both patients and dentists!
Thanks to recent root canal technology, teeth can now be treated without invasive dental surgery.
With modern dental instruments and advanced techniques, dentists have more resources than ever to complete successful root canals, and patients can have the procedure done in just one visit -- virtually pain-free!
Dental technology has produced the following advancements in root canal therapy:-------

1.NICKEL TITANIUM FILES -- Stainless steel files used to clean out the root canals were susceptible to breakage and limited the amount of infection that could be removed. Now, dentists use nickel titanium files, which are more flexible with less breakage.

2.ANESTHETICS -- Current local anesthetics make it easier to numb the entire tooth, so patients don't feel any pain during the procedure. There are also more sedation dentistry options for fearful patients, including nitrous oxide and oral sedation.

3.MODERN DENTAL INSTRUMENTS -- New high-torque motor hand pieces are much stronger and faster than before, enabling dentists to have more control over their dental instruments and better shape the root canal. Ultrasonic instruments are also being used during the root canal procedure -- they produce ultrasonic vibrations to clean the root in preparation for the filling.

4.MICROSCOPES -- Used mostly during complex dental treatment, surgical operating microscopes allow dentists to see deep within the root canal for improved removal of infection. Magnifying glasses with fiber optic light can also be worn to give dentists a better view during the procedure.

5. X-RAYS -- Dentists may use X-rays several times during the procedure to check the status of the tooth. Digital X-rays not only produce less radiation, but are developed immediately, lessening the time you spend in the dental chair.

6.APEX LOCATORS -- The dentist's goal during the procedure is to clean and fill the canal to the very end of the root, or apex. If a dentist cannot find the apex, some of the infection may be left behind. An electronic apex locator measures the root, finding the apex through sound waves and guiding the dentist to the end of the root canal.

7.CLEANING AND FILLING THE CANALS -- Dentists take several measures to keep the infection from returning. Once the infection is removed, dentists use a medicated rinse to wash away any leftover debris and disinfect the tooth. Gutta percha, an antibacterial tooth filling material, better fills the canal, and non-allergenic dental sealers seal the space without irritating the tooth.

8.Laser ROOT CANAL THERAPY -- The most recent innovation in root canal technology, laser dentistry thoroughly cleans the root's canal without using drills or hand files. The Waterlase® laser uses a laser and high-pressure water system to
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I have problem with bad smell. I want to avoid halitosis. Please suggest a way to avoid halitosis or suggest any medicine for it.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have problem with bad smell. I want to avoid halitosis. Please suggest a way to avoid halitosis or suggest any medi...
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. Regards
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My teeth are pale and constantly it's bleeding from my gums ,give me some medical advice from your end.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My teeth are pale and constantly it's bleeding from my gums ,give me some medical advice from your end.
Hello, bleeding gums could be because of deposits on teeth surface or food lodged in between teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. For more white teeth, you can go for bleaching and whitening procedure. Brush your teeth twice daily, night brushing is very important. Floss regularly. Rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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I am a 21 year old male. My mouth got wounded 2 years before near the front row teeth. Daily I gets pain there. Why it's not get healed?

Dentist, Kolkata
When there is injury to the teeth, slowly the teeth starts getting infected n after 2-3years, the pain starts! you should go in for rct of teeth, along with medications!
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I have cavity in my 2 teeth I consulted doctor he suggested me for permanent filling is it ok? N how much it effective n how long?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I have cavity in my 2 teeth I consulted doctor he suggested me for permanent filling is it ok? N how much it effectiv...
Hello, you can do warm salt water rinses as a home remedy. This will give you temporary relief from pain. You need to visit the dentist and get it checked. Get an x-ray done. If there is a cavity, get it filled. If there is infection to the root of the tooth, you need to get it treated. Then get a crown placed over it.
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My mom has pain in both lower and upper jaw from month. We had basic blood test, ECG, Pap smear test but nothing there in report. My mom also had some acidity problem. Please can you tell me some treatment which I can go for.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Pap smear and ecg are no where related to dental than I don't understand ur giving me the his history of pain related to mouth and telling me investigation of body .Sir, kindly visit a dentist so that u will get an exact diagnosis of jaw pain.
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Hello sir! I have a problem that is my teeth are getting pain from yesterday on words. And my teeth are not in correct order. What would I do?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello sir!
I have a problem that is my teeth are getting pain from yesterday on words.
And my teeth are not in correc...
The toothache you are suffering from may be due to a variety of causes, the most common being: 1. Tooth decay 2. Tooth fracture 3. A damaged filling 4. Infected gums the most common cause is a long-standing cavity or tooth decay, which usually requires a root canal treatment (rct). The same treatment applies to a tooth fracture as well. In case of a damaged filling, there may be two possibilities: either the filling can be removed and replaced with a new one after applying a soothing base material; or if the damaged filling is placed deep near the nerves of the tooth, it may require an rct. Infected gums usually are treated with deep cleaning/scaling after which there is permanent relief from pain. Send across images of your aching tooth/teeth, and looking at them will help me be in a better position to solve your problem. I will also be able to check the order/alignment of your teeth. Hoe that helps.
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There is a gap between my front two teeth how can it get fixed n what will be the cost n my age is 25.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
There is a gap between my front two teeth how can it get fixed n what will be the cost n my age is 25.
Hello ms, lybrate-user, there are 3 treatment modalities 1. Caping. Close the space by fitting caps on your teeth 2. Braces. This can close your space without making any change to tooth structure. 3. Cosmetic filling- this is the most advanced and a single sitting procedure in which your teeth are covered using a material known as composite and the space is closed. I recmmend you to go for cosmetic filling. Keep smiling tc you may consult me for this:)
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I am 50 years old, 90 kg, 5. 8 feet heingh, slightly hypertensive, for almost a year or so I an not getting sleepvat night due to dry mouth after an hour or so. While exhaling I could feel sometimes that my breath getting stuck in the throat and comes out thru my mouth rather than nose causing dry throat and mouth.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
You might be a mouth breather, the simple answer is take frequent sips of water for preventing dry mouth. If you are really upset with this, please consult an ent surgeon and a dentist for knowing the cause of obstruction of nasal passage and get it rectified, may be this is because of deviated nasal septum.
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