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Dr. Alok Shah

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Sir kuch din pehle mein nib khol raha tha front Wale teeth se to uska thoda sa chura nikal aaya. Kuch din tak to koi problem nahi hui ab jab main kuch garam khata hu to usme zhanzhanahat si hoti hai, halka fulka dard hota h. Fir baad mein thik ho jata hai. What should I do right now. Ye daant nikalwana to nahi padega. Agar nikalwana pada to jitna kharcha aa jayega.

BDS
Dentist, Bhavnagar
Sir kuch din pehle mein nib khol raha tha front Wale teeth se to uska thoda sa chura nikal aaya. Kuch din tak to koi ...
Aapka daant tut gya hai. Kaha tak tuta hai ye janne ke bad uska treatment decide ho skta hai. Agar tute daant ka pulp damage n hua ho to daant k upar composite filling kr ke use pehle jaisa build up kr skte hai. Agar pulp damage hua hai to root canal treatment krni pdegi. Aur us daant ka root fracture hua ho to most probably wo daant niklvana pdega. Aap dentist ke pas jaie aur uski advice leke treatment krvaie. Possible ho to apke tute daant ka photo aur uska x-ray krvaya ho to x-ray ka photo muje mail kijiye. So that I can advice you about treatment.
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6 and 2 year ago I gone thru RCT for theo tooth but I didn't fixed up CAP so now I can't eat well as food stuck in the drilled part, can I implant new tooth replacing those treated tooth.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
6 and 2 year ago I gone thru RCT for theo tooth but I didn't fixed up CAP so now I can't eat well as food stuck in th...
If you hav developed pain in that rct treated tooth then you hav to visit a dentist, do xray of that tooth. If everything comes fine, then only immediately go for capping. If the treated tooth comes problematic, then go for retreatment or extraction followed by capping or implant.
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I am 27 years suffering from tooth gum disease and teeth pain please advise me what medication suitable for gum disease.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 27 years suffering from tooth gum disease and teeth pain please advise me what medication suitable for gum disease.
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - have your dentures aligned as needed. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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Canker Sores - What Causes it and How to Prevent it

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Canker Sores - What Causes it and How to Prevent it

Canker sore is a kind of mouth ulcer or an open and painful sore. It is the most common and prominent type of mouth ulcer, which usually affect lips, inner cheeks or tongue. This a yellow or white spot surrounded by reddish sore. Canker sore can be either complex or simple. The common type of canker sore affects people between 10 to 20. Generally, canker sore develops in people who were previously attacked by it.

The symptoms of canker sores may include:
1. Large sores
2. An outbreak in sores
3. Excruciating pain
4. High fever
5. Diarrhoea
6. Rash
7. Headache

There can be many risk factors for canker sores. It may develop into a severe oral ulcer. Canker sores can also be triggered genetically. There are various causes of canker sores, which may include:
1. Viral infection
2. Stress
3. Hormonal fluctuations
4. Food allergy
5. Menstrual cycle
6. Mineral or vitamin deficiency
7. Immunity system problem
8. Mouth injury

Canker sores can cause difficulties in swallowing and chewing. Most of the canker sores need no treatment; they can heal on their own. There are many ways by which you can prevent canker sores, those may include:
1. Avoid some food items which can cause irritation in your mouth
2. Avoiding citrus foods like - lemon, orange, acidic vegetables and spicy fried foods
3. Avoiding problems through gum chewing
4. Brushing in a slow manner with soft-bristle tooth-brush
5. Brushing at least two times a day, especially after heavy meals
6. Drinking a lot of fluid

However, a canker sore heals on its own, without any treatment. Taking care of your oral health on a regular basis would rescue you from having canker sores. If you keep your mouth clean it would help you fight bacteria. Sometimes pain can become severe, and you might need some medications to cure your canker sores.

There are some ways through which you can treat your canker sore.
1. Antimicrobial mouth wash
2. Antibiotic medicines
3. Corticosteroid ointment
4. Prescribed mouthwash
5. You can gargle with salt and warm water
6. Orabase can also be used to create numbness

Sometimes canker sores can pop up for stress. If stress is the reason for your canker sore then some stress reduction methods like meditation, deep breathing and calming technique will help. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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Sir I have an ulcer problem in my mouth oftenly as I treated for it, its recovered bt its again comes and most of the time it remains in mouth so please give me a proper suggestion or treatment

BDS
Dentist, Madhepura
Dear mam follow these medicines as instructed 1. Tab rebagen one tablet twice a day for one month followed by one tablet once a day for three months 2. Lexanox ointment to be applied locally on affected part twice a day after brushing and mouth washing 3. Thermokind mouthwash gargle twice a day after brushing 4. Syrup septillin two teaspoonful twice a day for three months
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Bad breathing was my issue, even I use mouth freshness and brush twice it doesn't stops. Please help me.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Certification in Rotary Endodontics, Certification in Esthetic Dentistry & Fixed Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Bad breathing was my issue, even I use mouth freshness and brush twice it doesn't stops. Please help me.
Hi, bad breadth occurs due to many reasons. In most cases, it is due to plaque or calculus or tartar over your teeth n gum line. You should check if there is any yellowish or grayish layers around the teeth especially near gum area. For the proper diagnosis of the reason, you should consult a dentist near by and take a deep cleaning of your teeth, it should be done at least once per year. However there may be some other reasons for bad breath like decayed teeth, lack of saliva, some blood impurities. Drink plenty of water, brush twice properly, use mouthwash, properly clean your tongue, gargling after eating especially after eating sticky or sugary food or drinks will help you reducing it, but to get it diagnosed the proper reason for bad breath is necessary and for that consult a nearby dentist.
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Capping done on front 10 teeth because I had a gap in front and moving away with age. I am not sure if this is correct I am nervous for side effects.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Capping done on front 10 teeth because I had a gap in front and moving away with age. I am not sure if this is correc...
Gap can be filled either by capping or artificial enamel filling or enamel bonding or braces, depends upon individual teeth arrangments and condition. You have got right treatment. Have faith on your dentist. Take care of your oral hygiene.
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Dear doctor sir, I am not feeling well due to regular mouth ulcer please suggest any remedy.

MDS
Dentist, Guntur
Dear doctor sir,
I am not feeling well due to regular mouth ulcer please suggest any remedy.
It might be due to vitamin b complex deficiency, use b complex tablets for one month daily one time and to get relief from ulcer apply curenext oral gel on ulcers.
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I keep getting mouth ulcer (boils). When it comes I suffer for more than 15-20 days. Even yawning and talking becomes difficult. What is the main reason for such a disorder? what treatment is available to get quick relief and what precautions to be taken to avoid it?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Mainly stress, hormonal changes or any medical conditions are responsible for mouth ulcers. Kindly, apply dologel twice aday for relief. If problem persists contact or visit your nearby dentist.
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My skin is very much affected from tanning, suggest me some remedy & What should I do for decreasing the bad breath and also enhancing the whiteness of teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My skin is very much affected from tanning, suggest me some remedy & What should I do for decreasing the bad breath a...
For bad breath keep your stomach clean. Or go for cleaning and polishing of teeth. And for whiten teeth. One can go for teeth bleaching.
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Hi I am a 15 years old guy and my question is- yesterday I walk on the road and suddenly a lin and thin man say something and some saliva from his mouth touches my mouth. What happen to me now? Is I got hiv from this sort of thing?

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Hi I am a 15 years old guy and my question is- yesterday I walk on the road and suddenly a lin and thin man say somet...
Not likely unless you have deep kiss, and broken bucal mucosa. However you go for HIV TEST SCREENING at 6 wks and 6 MONTHS.
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Sir my teeth is vry yellow and sensitive and in 18 my hair is dawn white please give me solution I am vry tensed for this.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir my teeth is vry yellow and sensitive and in 18 my hair is dawn white please give me solution I am vry tensed for ...
yellowness and sensitivity could either be sigh of caries or gum issues. get ur teeth cleaned. check for caries. for yelllowness u can get teeth bleaching done.or u can do esthetic restoration done like laminates or veneers see a dentist for same.
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My teeth's colour became yellow. How can I clean it without consult of any doctor? Any home medicine?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth's colour became yellow. How can I clean it without consult of any doctor? Any home medicine?
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics.
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MDS
Dentist, Nashik
Hormonal changes in women increase senitivity and may also lead to the occurance of gingivitis.
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Am biting my teeth dangerously in the night times while sleeping, what's the reason? Why am biting my teeth? And what should I do to remove that bad habit.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Am biting my teeth dangerously in the night times while sleeping, what's the reason? Why am biting my teeth? And what...
This habit is called bruxism. This could be due to stress, weakness of muscles, infection in gums. To avoid this one should use night guard as habit breaking appliance.
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GOOD BRUSHING TECHNIQUE FOR KIDS

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
GOOD BRUSHING TECHNIQUE FOR KIDS

GOOD BRUSHING TECHNIQUE FOR KIDS

Good brushing should take at least 2 minutes time.

1. Divide the mouth into 6 sections and take 20 secs for each section.

2. Start with the outer surfaces of the lower jaw

3. Then the inner and the biting surfaces

4. Repeat the upper jaw in the same manner. Small circular motion near gum line is most effective.

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I am 64 year old female. My upper teeth have been extracted before 2 years. Now I want to get the teeth implant done. Could you please tell me if it is possible and what is the procedure of the same?

Dental Clinic
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 64 year old female. My upper teeth have been extracted before 2 years. Now I want to get the teeth implant done....
Yes it is possible. Success of the implant depends upon the overall health and condition of the bone. The time frame for completing the implant and crown depends on many factors. When the traditional method of placing an implant is used, the shortest time frame for a complete implant is about five months in the lower jaw and six months in the upper jaw. This includes surgeries and placing the permanent crown. However, the process can last a year or more, particularly if bone needs to be built up first. In another technique, implants and healing caps are placed at the same time. If the dentist is using mini implants, he or she will place them as well as the crown, bridge or denture at the same visit. In the traditional method, two procedures are required, with three to six months between them. During the first procedure, a small incision is made in the gum where the implant will be placed. A hole is drilled in the bone, the implant is placed into the hole in the bone, and the incision is stitched closed. At the end of the healing period, a second procedure takes place. It involves making a new incision to expose the implant. A collar, called a healing cap, is screwed onto the top of the implant. It helps the surrounding gum tissue to heal. After a few weeks, the healing cap is removed. The abutment is screwed into the implant and used to support the crown.
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What is cost of dental surgery to make my badly and improperly arranged teeth look good?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
What is cost of dental surgery to make my badly and improperly arranged teeth look good?
You need to go for braces. The cost will vary depending on the type of braces n crowding of your teeth. It will range in 20000-50000.
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Cosmetic Alignment of Teeth- Fast, easy and painless

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Cosmetic Alignment of Teeth- Fast, easy and painless

Cosmetic dentistry can help you have a straight aligned teeth in only 2-3 dental visits. The entire process is nearly painless and can be done in single visit for some minor corrections.

Cosmetic correction can be done for-

1) misaligned teeth

2) deformed or discolored teeth

3) decayed or broken teeth.

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