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Dr. Alka Thakker

Dentist, Mumbai

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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Alka Thakker is a popular Dentist in Mulund West, Mumbai. She is currently associated with Smile Enhancer in Mulund West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Alka Thakker on Lybrate.com.

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I have problem cavity (bar bar hoti hai dental ke pas ja ka ke pareshan hogaya) Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have problem cavity (bar bar hoti hai dental ke pas ja ka ke pareshan hogaya)
Please help.
Lybrate-user you are having cavity which recurs again and again get the cavity filled by a qualified dental surgeon. You need to take care of your oral hygiene do colgate total tooth paste twice daily. Maintain good oral hygiene with listerine mouthwash.
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At the time of brush I am getting blood. This nit from the teeth. It comes feom the neck. What should I do in first aid.?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
At the time of brush I am getting blood. This nit from the teeth. It comes feom the neck. What should I do in first a...
Homoeopathic medicine MERC SOL 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops today night and forget this medicine PLANTAGO Q/HAMMEMELIS Q ( Dr Reckeweg) Mix both these medicines and take 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 2-3 months HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL ) Scrub teeth daily night before sleep NOTE-Use brush with soft bristles and use it upside down while brushing teeth.
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Sir I am suffering from mouth ulcer and it repeat after 10 12 day .plz tell me prevention step.

Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir I am suffering from mouth ulcer and it repeat after 10 12 day .plz tell me prevention step.
there are several reasons for this, few are hormonal changes, some diseases, food habits and stressful life. but the most common cause is dryness of mouth and stomach. an upset stomach, constipation or irregular bowel, acidity and dry mouth are frequently responsible for it. drink lots of water, apply dologel over ulcers. since it is a recurring problem for you, I suggest you to visit a physician soon.
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I am suffering from my teeth problem, my teeth condition is very bad. There is small hole. What do I do now?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am suffering from my teeth problem, my teeth condition is very bad. There is small hole. What do I do now?
Thise small holes are cavity in your tooth .Get it filled as early as possible to avoid further more pain and infection in pulp. Brush regularly two times daily with soft bristle toothbrush. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash after each meal. Floss your tooth to prevent food impaction.
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What is the best solution for bleeding gums in adults? I have this problem for 5 years.

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
What is the best solution for bleeding gums in adults? I have this problem for 5 years.
Bleeding gums is not a disease. Its just a manifestation. So through anaalyis is required for proper diagnosis.
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I have teeth problems please tell what I do. Brush time blood come out from my gums?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have teeth problems please tell what I do. Brush time blood come out from my gums?
Bleeding while brushing shows deposits over teeth surface. You should visit a dentist for scaling and polishing. This will help you to keep your gums healthy.
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How to Cope with a Toothache Until You See the Dentist?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
How to Cope with a Toothache Until You See the Dentist?

It’s something most people have suffered one time or another and one that many people dread—a toothache. When people are in pain, they don’t know what to do. How soon should they get to the dentist?? Should they try to just deal with it on their own? What do they do?

Obviously, the first thing to do is call your dentist’s Clinic. Leave a message or ask any staff who answer how quickly you can be seen. Describe the ache, its location and what makes it worse. Heat? Cold? Pressure? Lying down? Standing up? Are your gums bleeding in that area? Is there any pus being discharged? Is there a bad taste in your mouth? Is the pain continuous or does it only come on at certain times? Is there any fever?

They key is to get to the dentist as soon as possible. A toothache means that you actually have a health problem. Putting this off will only make things get worse. And even if the pain eases up, the underlying cause for the pain hasn’t been addressed. Infections do more than cause pain—they can actually cause further problems if not handled. Therefore, you must get to a dentist as quickly as you can. At Smile Up Dental Care & Implant Center, the Clinic of Dr. Ratnika Agarwal, we have emergency after hours because of this exact reason. The first thing to do is call and let us know what problem you’re having.

However, even with the fastest trip to the dentist, you still may be in pain for a couple hours. Following are a few tips to follow while you’re on the way to the Clinic.

Fast Toothache Remedies:

The best remedy for a toothache depends on the most likely cause for your toothache. While you will need a dental exam and perhaps an x-ray to know the exact cause, you can use these gentle solutions to get any improvement possible:

  1. Gum Infection. If you have swelling and pain around a tooth but no fever and little or no pain on chewing, you may simply have an infection in your gum. Start with flossing gently to remove any food particles that could be irritating your gums. Then rinse your mouth thoroughly with warm salt water.You can also soothe irritated gums with aloe vera. Massage aloe juice on your gums with a clean finger for one to two minutes. Then rinse with warm water.

Warm and cold compresses held up to your face next to the swollen gums can also help. Start with a warm, moist compress for five minutes, then follow with a cold compress held against the face until it starts to feel numb. Repeat this cycle two or three times. If the pain returns, you can go through this cycle again.

An antiseptic mouth rinse can also help. Ask your pharmacist to recommend one for you. Swish through your mouth and teeth for 30 seconds, then rinse thoroughly.

  1. Tooth Infection. If you have an infection in your tooth or jawbone, you might have a fever, and there would be a swelling in the gum or in the jaw over the root of the tooth. It’s likely to hurt when you chew. Your breath may be bad and you may have a sour taste in your mouth. You may notice pus draining into your mouth. In this case, your only remedy is an over-the-counter pain reliever and arriving in your dentist’s chair on an emergency basis. Look for ibuprofen or acetaminophen, unless there’s any allergy or sensitivity to these pain relievers.

 

  1. Trauma. If you receive a blow to a tooth or bite a foreign object in your food, cold compresses
    used as described above can help ease the pain until you see your dentist.
     

Preventing Toothaches

With the right care, it’s possible to go your whole life without a toothache. Here’s what you should do to avoid this problem:

  • Brush your teeth twice a day with a soft toothbrush. Focus on brushing gently for two full minutes, not forgetting the teeth all the way in the back of your mouth.
     
  • Floss every day. This is important but many people don’t make the time for it. If you have a bridge or two, flossing under your bridge (with floss threaders) will help your bridge last longer and extract food particles that might irritate or infect your gums.
     
  • See your dentist regularly. If you follow his or her treatment advice, you’ll be able to handle any problems while they are small. In most cases, it’s a problem that has been developing for quite a while that turns into a toothache.
     

The key thing to remember is to not wait a single minute! When you realize you have a toothache, call your dentist immediately and ask them to squeeze you into their schedule. This is, by far, the best solution to any tooth, gum or mouth pain.

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I just met with an accident in November I got stretches near to mouth and it get swell little bit and near shoulder it has swell so it is not going injury are clear but that marks and swell are like that only so is there any treatment and please say some medicine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I just met with an accident in November I got stretches near to mouth and it get swell little bit and near shoulder i...
Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem, without causing adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine arnica 200 daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 6 days.
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I am aged 65 .My problem is that my mouth gets dried in night about 1 to 3 am they disturbs sleep. No bp no sugar please advise home/Ayurveda/allopathic remedy.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Ambala
Try and use saleva moisturizing mouth wash before going to sleep. Drink lot of water in a day. If the problem persists do contact me again.
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Hi, Mujhe mere teeth me braces lagane hai, uske liye mujhe kitana charge aayega. Please tell me.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Gandhidham
Hi, Mujhe mere teeth me braces lagane hai, uske liye mujhe kitana charge aayega. Please tell me.
Braces is a long tratmen to move irregular and forwadly placed teeth to normal position and in proper alignment it required 1 to 2 years of treatment time. (every month one appointment) cost of ortho treatment start from 20000 to 50000 depend on case and depend on braces. More costly treatment is also available.
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BDS
Dentist, Ambala
Toothpastes which contain flouride help in keeping tooth decay at bay and also harden the tooth enamel to maintain the health of the teeth.
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Doctor I have problem in wisdom tooth I am not eat hard items and cool water also. And I don't have decayed tooth. And I have sensitive teeth also. And I am using sensodine tooth paste. Pls give me English medicine only to free from this problem. Paste 7 days I have problem this kindly immediately respond. Thanks. Hussain.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Doctor I have problem in wisdom tooth I am not eat hard items and cool water also. And I don't have decayed tooth. An...
Consult a maxillfacial surgeon if wisdom tooth not in correct direction it may have to be removed after brushing with the tooth paste your using don't rinse your mouth for five min.
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I am suffering from teeth problem. My teeth become yellowish and then turn it to blackish. Please, suggest me some medicine. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am suffering from teeth problem. My teeth become yellowish and then turn it to blackish.
Please, suggest me some me...
Dear lybrate-user your problem is discoloration of teeth. You can always maintain sparkling teeth by cleaning them properly. Brush your teeth morning /evening before going to sleep. Use colgate whitening paste and do listerine mouthwash. See dental surgeon for cleaning and polishing and filling if required and you can have good teeth.
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I have sensitive teeth which troubles in consuming cold drinks and hot food. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have sensitive teeth which troubles in consuming cold drinks and hot food. What should I do?
If sensitivity is any particular teeth check for cavity. But sentitivity is almost all teeth go for sensitvity toothpaste like hiora -k or thermosealra toothpaste. Apply on sensitive area and left for 2-3 min and do brushing. Apply twice or thrice daily.
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My gums has effected Can grow once again my gums Pls give me a tips to grow my gums once a again. My age is 22 yrs.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
My gums has effected
Can grow once again my gums
Pls give me a tips to grow my gums once a again. My age is 22 yrs.
gums cannot be grown they can only be grafted by surgery. no tips for growing gums but keeping clean mouth and scaling 6 month will help prevent further gum loss..
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
In the initial stage of the orthodontic treatment, the patient should stick to food which requires very less or no amount of chewing. 
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I'm struggling with gum disease. My gum is leaving my tooth.And also smelly breath

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Dear, There has to be a cause for your gums receeding - aggressive brushing, clenching habit, calculus (tartar) deposits, traumatic bite or irregular teeth to name the most common. It will be prudent to reach a possible cause of your problem on a clinical examination and then treat the cause. Further loss of the same would be stopped. Once it becomes stable - that is there is no further recession of your gums we can think of ways to get them back up to the levels possible.
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I have a problem in teeth in inner cavity it was so pain while eating so can you help from this problem.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
I have a problem in teeth in inner cavity it was so pain while eating so can you help from this problem.
the cavity can be deep and it pains on eating, which will need root canal treatment with crown on top
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I have a sensitivity in my teeth and I used colgate pro relief but still my sensitivity doesn't.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
I have a sensitivity in my teeth and I used colgate pro relief but still my sensitivity doesn't.
Visit a dentist to find out the cause of the sensitivity. If the case if very severe, using a simple over-the-counter toothpaste will not be enough. A suitable treatment must be undertaken followed up by maintenance using an anti sensitivity paste.
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I'm having teeth problem from 2 month sensitive teeth it hurt while eating or drinking cold things.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I'm having teeth problem from 2 month sensitive teeth it hurt while eating or drinking cold things.
Sensitivity toothpaste, which contains strontium chloride or potassium nitrate are very effective in treating sensitive teeth. After a few weeks of use you may notice a decrease in sensitivity. Highly acidic foods such as oranges, grapefruits and lemons, as well as tea and soda can increase tooth sensitivity, and work against any sensitivity toothpaste. If you do not get relief by brushing gently and using a desensitizing toothpaste, see your dentist. There are special compounds that can be applied in office to the roots of your tooth to reduce—if not eliminate—the sensitivity. High-fluoride containing home care products can also be recommended to help reduce tooth sensitivity.
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