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Dr. Alka Patkar

Dentist, Mumbai

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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Alka Patkar is an experienced Dentist in Santacruz West, Mumbai. She is currently associated with Patkar Dental Clinic in Santacruz West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Alka Patkar on Lybrate.com.

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Clinic No F/16, Bussa Apartment, V M Bhargawa Road, Near Khira Industrial Estate, Khira Nagar, Santacruz West, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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Hello doctor I am 38 year old man I have teeth cavity problem last one year what should I do please tell me doctor.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Hello doctor  I am 38 year old man I have teeth cavity problem last one year what should I do please tell me doctor.
Hi lybrate-user. Cavities should be treated in the initial stage only to prevent further damage to the tooth. But though its already a year you hav a cavity, it might hav gone lillte deeper. You first need a xray to know the extent of damage and then go for filling procedure, either normal or root canal. Or if completely destroyed and cannot be saved then extraction. Thank you.
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My teeth is hurting me what to do to stop the pain please help I have afraid to go to doc. Thank You.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My teeth is hurting me what to do to stop the pain please help I have afraid to go to doc. Thank You.
No need to fear when going to dentist. No one will do any treatment without informing you and your consent. So relax and consult dentist for your problem and to relieve pain. May you be healthy and smiling like before.
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Hello sir, I want to know about rct test. Sir currently my rct is in process. And I have facing too much pain after 2nd round. Is there any medicine along with rct test which doctor gave after each round of rct.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Howrah
Hello sir, I want to know about rct test.
Sir currently my rct is in process.
And I have facing too much pain after 2...
Lybrate-user ji pain is not uncommon during rct. I am sure after the 2nd appointment it will subside totally. In the mean time you can rinse with warm saline water and take a potent analgesic after consulting your dentist.
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I have yellow teeth but I do many things to remove yellowness from my teeth but yellowness is not removed I have thinking my teeth have calcium problem.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have yellow teeth but I do many things to remove yellowness from my teeth but yellowness is not removed I have thin...
Many reasons might be there for yellow teeth like because of flourosis or due to the thin enamel thickness or because of our food habits like drinking lot of tea. Drinks. Or drugs etc. And also because of wrong brushing technique. We can only say exactly when we have an access of your teeth we have various treatments in dentistry to make teeth whiter. You can go for cleaning or bleaching in a dental clinic.
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Gum Problems

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Gum Problems
  • Gum disease is a mouth infection caused by bacteria which damage gums and teeth.
  • It is a major cause of tooth loss.
  • It is usally painless,so get treated as soon as detected.
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I get bad odour from my mouth. I use colgate toothpaste but no improvement. please assist.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I get bad odour from my mouth. I use colgate toothpaste but no improvement. please assist.
Bad breath is due to accumulation of plaque on teeth, decay teeth, dry mouth, smoking, tobacco chewing, consumption of caffeinated or aerated beverages, oilly n spicy food, sore throat, bad digestion. Go for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. Maintain proper oral hygiene. Increase your water intake.
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I am facing a lot of issues due to my mouth smell. Any measures to get rid of them?

Master of Clinical Dentistry, Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Mumbai
I am facing a lot of issues due to my mouth smell. Any measures to get rid of them?
Visit a dentist to determine the exact cause of your mouth smell. It may be diet, acidity or food getting stuck between your gums and teeth. Treatment will be accordingly.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
increase spaces in between your teeth is indication of gum problems which may further loosen your teeth. Proper cleaning, flossing and use of mouthwash can prevent further damage. Consult your dentist for it.

Hi, im 25 years old male I had a road accident and broke my lower jaw and had a frature manddiable -b/l condylayer fracture I had a surgery of IMF and arch bar fixation and ORIF done 1.I want to know in how many days I can have normal food and when can I start eating hard food items? 2.what is the best excercise for increasing my jaw opening?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
After weeks of surgery you can hv ur normal food and meanwhile soft food diet...and best excercise is to open mouth by group of icecream sticks in an appropriate manner... [Automatically added by Lybrate] Click "Consult Dr. Amit Sharma" below to consult privately with the doctor.
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Lips always dry, bad teeth gum and blinding time to time. Can you help me with this problem?

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Lips always dry, bad teeth gum and blinding time to time. Can you help me with this problem?
Thses are symptoms of gums infection bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. Basically, all the food eaten begins to be broken down in your mouth. As foods are digested and absorbed into the bloodstream, they are eventually carried to your lungs and given off in your breath. If you eat foods with strong odors (such as garlic or onions), brushing and flossing -- even mouthwash -- merely covers up the odor temporarily. The odor will not go away completely until the foods have passed through your body. Practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Brush teeth after you eat (keep a toothbrush at work or school to brush after lunch). Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. Rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash twice a day. Dentures should be removed at night and cleaned thoroughly before being placed in your mouth the next morning. See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. Stop smoking and chewing tobacco-based products. Ask your dentist for tips on kicking the habit. Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) or sucking on candy (preferably sugarless) for its treatment you need to visit dentist for cleaning and polishing of you gums and teeth.
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Can a person having composite filling & amalgam filling in tooth do oil pulling? Will it not impact those filling to come out? What type of oil should be used for oil pulling? Does it cure tooth to avoid root canal treatment as claimed by many people who did oil pulling?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Can a person having composite filling & amalgam filling in tooth do oil pulling? Will it not impact those filling to ...
There are no such fix effects... and these are all untested hypothesis.. better stick to regular treatment... or consult for homoeopathic treatment...it definitely helps...
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Sir / Madam, I had done RCT in 2 tooth, not putted had crown on RCT tooth. It paining. Is it paining because I had not putted crown? Dats the reason aor something else?

BDS
Dentist, Bhilai
Sir / Madam,
I had done RCT in 2 tooth, not putted had crown on RCT tooth.
It paining.
Is it paining because I had no...
It may be due to that whether root canal procedures cannot be done properly and other due to long periods to place the crown after rct.
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I have a prblm that, I suffer from mouth ulcer every month before getting period. And after period ulcer resolves itself. I drink tea daily alone. To please let me know the what are the causes for ulcer?

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
This is PMT. (Premenstrual Tension) It's quite common complaint from young girls. Don't worry. Drink plenty of water, reduce salt if taking excessively, practise some yoga or similar exercise, eat a balanced diet and sleep well and before 10 pm. You should be alright in 2-3 months. Otherwise see your family physician.
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My teeths are becoming light yellow in colour. Right now I am using closeup gel toothpaste. So please suggest what to do. To make them white?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeths are becoming light yellow in colour. Right now I am using closeup gel toothpaste. So please suggest what to...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. 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 am 26 years Male. Actually I have crooked teeth .buck teeth nd my canine are too big that makes my smile more awkward. Is there anyway to remove my four canine nd refill that area.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 26 years Male. Actually I have crooked teeth .buck teeth nd my canine are too big that makes my smile more awkwa...
Consult a orthodontist u may require braces u may have to loose some teeth to generate space it takes about eighteen months including retainers to complete the tt
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What is the reason for mouth ulcer? What is the treatment for this ulcer. I am getting pain and can swallow.

CEOR, B.D.S, P.G Dip Ortho
Dentist, Agra
There may be so many reasons for mouth ulcers. First of all check gastroeosagophageal reflux disease if any. Then check for sharp cusp of tooth around the lesion. Then may apply roadways gel on lesion to overcome the problem
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BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
Saving a fallen tooth can be useful. Try to keep it in place while you seek immediate medical attention. If that is not the case, try wrapping the tooth in a piece of plastic or soaking it into milk and call for immediate dental service.
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Sir my father undergoes fnac test the test result showing high grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma and metastatic squamous cell carcinomatous deposit Its curable I want my dad live long They age was 48 years.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
Sir my father undergoes fnac test the test result showing high grade mucoepidermoid carcinoma and metastatic squamous...
Early carcinoma can be cured with high life expectancy. Later stages are associated with high morbidity and mortality. Go to good cancer institute for proper diagnosis and prompt treatment.
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I feel unusual feeling in my teeth as if I have just taken any citrus food or taken pickle.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
I feel unusual feeling in my teeth as if I have just taken any citrus food or taken pickle.
It seems that you are suffering for sensitivity of teeth. There are multiple reasons for sensitivity of teeth. And multiple remedies are also available for the same. Most common remedy for the same is using a desensitizing toothpaste. But it is advised that you should first get a proper diagnosis done from your nearby dentist regarding the best possible treatment for your condition.
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