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Dr. Alok Shah

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Alok Shah Dentist, Mumbai
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Dr. Alok Shah is a renowned Dentist in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Alok Shah personally at Smile Plus Dental Clinic in Mumbai, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Alok Shah on Lybrate.com.

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I have serious tongue ucler since 2 month. I took b Complex and metrogyl medicine. But it didn't work. Now AM eating Astymin M Forte and Becelac Fortz. Does it will cure my ucler. Plzz Help me?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi, There are so many causes for Ulçers. Try to identify the root cause, like any sharp tooth edges, Old fillings, Vitamin deficiency etc. Tongue ulcers should not be there in the same place for more than 6 months. Apply Mucopain gel to the area, continue tablets. Take care.
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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
It is very necessary to use a mouthwash after every meal the orthodontic treatment, to remove the leftover food particles.
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I have a problem of recurrence canker sore. It usually happens every 30-60 days. Please advice.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a problem of recurrence canker sore. It usually happens every 30-60 days. Please advice.
CANKER SORES- HOME REMEDY TREATMENT They can be triggered by factors such as smoking, stress, trauma, or vitamin and mineral deficiencies. 1. Irritation from poor-fitting dentures, rough fillings, or braces can aggravate canker sores and should be treated by a dentist. 2. Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS): SLS, a component of most toothpastes, is a potential cause of canker sores. Try an SLS-free toothpaste for several months to see if such a change helps 3. Flossing teeth daily and brushing teeth and gums for at least two minutes two to three times daily may help prevent canker sores. 4. B vitamins ? B1, B2 and B6. Take a daily B complex. 5. Lactobacillus acidophilus: (Chew four Lactobacillus tablets three times per day to reduce soreness) 6. Chlorhexidine mouthwash used four times daily can speed healing of canker sores 7. Avoidance of certain kinds of food or beverages (e.g., spicy, acidic, sharp) that cause irritation to existing ulcers might help reduce discomfort. 8. Applying ice directly to ulcers for about ten minutes at a time might help reduce pain as well. 9. Canker Cover is a gel-like protective patch can be placed over ulcers. 10. Hydrogen peroxide might applied directly to ulcers and allowed to remain for about one minute at a time. Peroxides can be used up to four times daily for up to seven days, but more frequent or prolonged use might irritate the oral mucosa. 11. Salt water rinses (one to three teaspoons of table salt in four to eight ounces [120 to 240 mL] of water) or baking soda pastes may be tried to reduce discomfort. 12. Analgesics such as acetaminophen (T. Crocin) or T. ibuprofen daily (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, and allergy), might also help reduce pain with canker sores. 13. Herbal Aloe vera or lavender oil applied topically to ulcers might have some utility in reducing pain and healing time TREATMENT FOR CANKER SORES Prescription Medications We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. 14. Amlexanox 5% oral paste (Aphthasol), is an anti-inflammatory agent. 15. Sucralfate suspension 16. Topical corticosteroids have been shown to reduce pain from canker sores. Systemic corticosteroids may be useful for patients with more severe or frequently recurring cases. 17. Topical tetracycline regimens may be useful for reducing pain and duration of ulcers. The downside of topical antibiotics is that they might increase the risk of thrush. Oral doxycycline 20 mg twice daily may reduce ulcer recurrence.
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Sir, I've been eating tobacco from last 7 to 8 years, But from last 18 months I leave that habit of chewing tobacco. But I can't able to open my mouth properly. So, give me some idea what can I do. Please suggest. Thanking you Regards Wasim Akram.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Your condition is called oral submucous fibrosis. Bad thing about it is it is called precancerous lesion. Good part about it is it is curable if and only if you discontinue with your habits. Discontinue consuming tobacco, supari in any form (chewable or smoking). Also avoid red chillies and tomato seeds. You need to see a dentist. He may advice for injections. It will help you open your mouth slightly more and reduce any burning sensation associated with oral submucous fibrosis. Also balloon blowing and opening mouth with gradually increasing ice cream sticks will help (say 5 to begin with and gradually increase to 8 or 9). If your local dentist can't help you with treatment (because many dentist don't do this treatment) I suggest you go to dental college or oral surgeon. Ask if you still have doubts.
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I went to a dentist for a toothache problem. I was told that there was a hole which was through the side of the tooth and by doing root canal treatment, the pain would go. I got the root canal treatment done and a cap also fixed on the tooth, but to my dismay the pain in that tooth still remains. Again Xray was conducted and I was given to understand that the tooth had no problem and the root canal was success. Still they could not identify the problem. What is the solution now?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
hi sunil!!!i first thing would like to know is how many days has it been since ur root canal treatment and secondly how is the intensity of pain.sometimes the pain remains after the treatment for about a week to 10 days but keeps decreasing in intensity every passing day. if the intensity of pain continues to b the same then it needs intervention.cant comment anything for sure without the xray.u can take a second opinion from another dentist.
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actually sir I want to change my one tooth Cz its just half crack thats y I need.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
actually sir I want to change my one tooth Cz its just half crack thats y I need.
Go for the advise of a dental surgeon physically,as he can give you advise only after physical examination.
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My teeth has going to yellowish day by day, can you help me. What can I do for getting whitening teeth. Help me.

BDS
Dentist,
My teeth has going to yellowish day by day, can you help me.
What can I do for getting whitening teeth.
Help me.
Undergo scaling. If you are not satisfied with that then you can undergo bleaching with which you can increase your colour upto four shades.
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My tooth are slightly yellow. I have used many toothpastes but still facing the problem.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
My tooth are slightly yellow. I have used many toothpastes but still facing the problem.
Get them checked by the dentist. You can go for teeth cleaning, polishing followed by teeth whitening if you want.
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I have problem of siviour sm fibrosis since last 25 years now my mouth is not opening and I have problem to take food recently I have done teeth removal after that my mouth becomes more close.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have problem of siviour sm fibrosis since last 25 years now my mouth is not opening and I have problem to take food...
Oral submucous fibrosis can be treated successfully by surgery, hope you have quit the habit of taking gutkha, etc.
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My son's one tooth had to be removed, now he needs to go in for an implant. I want to go in for the best implant available. What quality of implant should we choose? kindly give the name of the company and price indication, if possible.

BDS; MHA
Dentist,
My son's one tooth had to be removed, now he needs to go in for an implant. I want to go in for the best implant avai...
The best quality of implant are from nobel biocare you can choose from it according to the condition price are vatiable depending on type.
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Hello, from few days my tongue got a crack in the middle. It looks like a line.My age is 23 M. What could be the reason?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Fissured tongue could be due to several reasons.The exact cause is unknown.Could be genetic, or aging or environmental factors.Could be associated with certain syndromes and diseases like Psoriasis .Maintenance of oral hygiene, cleaning the tongue and regular salt water gargles help.
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It hurts right side when I swallow saliva. Do not know it hurts in throat or chest. What is this please tell? Is it a serious problem?

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
It sounds like a lymphadenopathy which seldom develops into a serious problem but often subsides and may give acute symptoms. Better visit a dentist.
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My last down teeth decay and paining what should I do m not able properly.

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology
Dentist,
My last down teeth decay and paining what should I do m not able properly.
Last tooth is a wisdom tooth. Go to dentist. Take x ray. After that treatment will be decided. Regards.
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Diabetes and Oral Cavity

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Diabetes and Oral Cavity
Take time to check your mouth regularly for any problems. Sometimes people notice that their gums bleed when they brush and floss. Others notice dryness, soreness, white patches, or a bad taste in the mouth. All of these are reasons to visit your dentist.
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Hi, My front lower front gums/ teeth is bleeding since a year. It was from one place now slowly this is increasing it reached till 4 spots. Please advice what is to do.?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, 
My front lower front gums/ teeth is bleeding since a year. It was from one place now slowly this is increasing i...
Bleeding from the gums occur when the gums are irritated by tartar, vitamin c deficiency, uncontrolled hypertension, infection, problems in your blood. Kindly visit the dentist and find out the cause and get cured. Gum bleeding can be prevented by proper brushing, eating food rich in vitamin c, gum massaging which will increase the blood flow to the gums and keep it healthy.
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BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Taking a large no. Of medications often leads to a dry mouth. Increase your fluid intake or ask your dentist about an artifical saliva product or chew sugarless gum after a meal to keep your mouth moist.
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Thank you maj. But what's the solution for permanent whitening of teeth. Which fades and scars even after scaling.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Thank you maj. But what's the solution for permanent whitening of teeth. Which fades and scars even after scaling.
Hello, you can go for home whitening gels day and night for whitening your teeth. Consult the dentist for it. Also, you can get composite or ceramic veneers or crowns for your teeth.
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Sir I want to know what is charge of one route canal dadh in mouth? And after route canal, is it guaranteed for clear dadh in mouth? Thank you

B.D.S., M.D.S. - Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Dentist, Bhiwandi
Sir
I want to know what is charge of one route canal dadh in mouth? And after route canal, is it guaranteed for clear...
It usually starts from 3000. If it is done by good clinician or endodontist then they can assure you, but there is no guarantee in medical fuild as we all know there is no guarantee for life too.
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My teeth r turning yellow. Even though I brush twice a day. N m having cavities too. Wat sud I do.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My teeth r turning yellow. Even though I brush twice a day. N m having cavities too. Wat sud I do.
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist filling can b done for the cavity you may require rct and cap.
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After brushing also from my mouth some bad smell is coming. What is the problem? how I can avoid this?

BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
After brushing also from my mouth some bad smell is coming. What is the problem? how I can avoid this?
Bad breath has various reasons: main reason is improper oral hygiene. Clean your tongue properly. Infection of gums and periodontal problem is another common reason. Type of diet you take can also cause bad breath. Other causes are like systemic problems like liver and kidney problems, any specific medications, infection of any salivary glands etc. So consult the dentist to help you with it.
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