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Dr. Ankit Shetty

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Ankit Shetty Dentist, Mumbai
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Dr. Ankit Shetty is a popular Dentist in Andheri East, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Ankit Shetty at Perfect Smile Dental Clinic in Andheri East, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Ankit Shetty on Lybrate.com.

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I am 46 years of age. From the past three days, I have got an ulcer like in my mouth. It' s situated where my wisdom teeth should be and feels like I am getting a new teeth. My question is, can it be the beginning of an oral cancer. Please advice.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
No, it doesn' t seem to be a cancer, it might be due to sharp edge of your teeth. Please consult a nearby dentist for complete resolution of the problem
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All About Wisdom Teeth

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
All About Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are known to be the final molars to grow out and they complete the set of permanent teeth. They generally start to erupt during the late teens or in the beginning of twenties. 

In case of some people, there is a possibility that the wisdom teeth may never erupt, while others may even grow four and more wisdom teeth. 

Do all wisdom teeth create dental problems?
No, if a wisdom tooth has completely erupted through the gum and tissue, without actually harming the teeth next to it, it does not require to be extracted. But, this is only if the individual is able to clean and brush it thoroughly. The wisdom teeth should be properly examined and dental care is necessary to prevent any complications. 

When do wisdom teeth need extraction?
Proper oral care of the teeth will keep them healthy and clean. But there may arise a situation, in which the removal of the wisdom teeth is quite necessary:

1. In certain cases, the wisdom tooth may erupt at a weird angle, compromising the teeth next to it. This may make it difficult to clean the teeth thoroughly, thus resulting in the onset of bacterial growth and periodontal disease. In this case, the wisdom teeth should be removed as soon as possible. 

2. While the wisdom teeth grows out, it may happen that there is not enough space for it to grow properly. As a result the adjacent teeth may face pressure due to crowded teeth, leading to headaches, toothaches and jaw pain. It is best that the wisdom teeth is extracted in this situation.

3. In case a wisdom tooth develops a cavity, it should be extracted. 

4. An impacted wisdom tooth, that is, if it has only partially grown out of the tissue, should also be extracted before it can cause serious complications.

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Brush your teeth with medium/soft bristled brush gently

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Brush your teeth with medium/soft bristled brush gently. Brushing hard wears off the enamel causing sensitivity.
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Outer covering of my teeth becomes yellowish . Then what to do to remove this colour.Please tell me simple way of it ?

BDS
Dentist, Varanasi
Hello, Clinical diagnosis is necessary to know the cause discoloration of your teeth, it may be stain which can easily removed by professional cleaning or if it is some internal stain then you may need bleaching of teeth. Regards! Dr. Priyanshu Singh
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My teeth is yellow. I brush it in proper way twice daily. It's clean but colour is yellow. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My teeth is yellow. I brush it in proper way twice daily. It's clean but colour is yellow. What should I do.
I advice you go for scaling (professional tooth cleaning) to remove the extrinsic stains and then polishing and then bleaching (tooth whitening) so as to remove the intrinsic stains and improves the tooth shade
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I have ceramic brace's and the rubber band which holds the string gets yellow. It looks bad what should I do for it?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Faridabad
I have ceramic brace's and the rubber band which holds the string gets yellow. It looks bad what should I do for it?
Ask the orthodontist to kindly place the Metallic Ligature tags in place of Rubbers They would be less quite esthetic and hygienic.
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I have problems with my gums in mouth which are dark in colour and sometimes blood come out.

BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
I have problems with my gums in mouth which are dark in colour and sometimes blood come out.
Have a professional cleaning done. Use mouth washes regularly after diet. Brush twice and maintain a good oral hygiene. If you found bleeding even after tat take vit-c supplements. Take in lot of citrus fruits like lemon, orange etc,
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I am a 24 years old female and have toothache for last 4 weeks. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
I am a 24 years old female and have toothache for last 4 weeks. What should I do?
Tooth ache should not be taken lightly. It might mimick some other condition also. So please tell the nature of pain and when does it start and when does it end. Does it linger, does cil food or hot food affect the type of pain or does any hard food precipitate it. Do inform us. If possible just upload the pic of the tooth.
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How much dental problem if bleeding now and old 80s problem so what should I do please reply soon otherwise I will die?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
How much dental problem if bleeding now and old 80s problem so what should I do please reply soon otherwise I will die?
Gums bleeding is due to infection in gums. Get scalling done by dentist. Take vit c tab for one week. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush, floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage your gums with your finger tips after brushing. Keep your tongue clean. Rinse your mouth well after each meal. Visit your dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs.
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My teeth is not straight so want to nomal teeth I visited a local orthodontic he told me first remove my 4 teeth then set braces its necessary remove 4 teeth for orthodontic treatment my age is now 26 how much time about a whole process and much cost around total treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth is not straight so want to nomal teeth I visited a local orthodontic he told me first remove my 4 teeth then...
We need space to readjust arch therefore it is sometime necessary to remove teeth for doing ortho treatment ,your doctor is your best friend and advisor follow him .cost of treatment depends upon type of treatment required and will take at least six months.
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Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food
Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food. Using them for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can result in chipped or broken teeth.
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My front lower jaw two tooths are missing, I want to implant 2 tooths. Please suggest me a dentist. Also tell me what will be the whole price for implant? Full cost for dental implant.

BDS
Dentist, Gandhinagar
My front lower jaw two tooths are missing, I want to implant 2 tooths. Please suggest me a dentist. Also tell me what...
Cost is 1500-30000 depends on type and doctors experience. Its single tooth implant cost. Search google for best clinic near by you.
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How often should I go to the dentist? How can I look after my child's teeth? Why should I use dental floss? Which foods and drinks containing sugar cause tooth decay? Are pregnant women entitled to free NHS dental treatment? Why should I use interdental brushes? How many soft or fizzy drinks can children have a day?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
How often should I go to the dentist?
How can I look after my child's teeth?
Why should I use dental floss?
Which foo...
Every six months. . Inculcate habit of brushing teeth especially at night. . To clean spaces in between ur teeth .all. Nhs dispensary is the best answer .. To clean interdental spaces of teeth . Strictly non
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
TOBACCO

Half the money and time spent on eating tobacco if spent on teeth will improve dental health drastically! Spare a thought!
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My all the teeth enamel has been removed by unknown cause. What can I do can to repair it?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My all the teeth enamel has been removed by unknown cause. What can I do can to repair it?
It can go by bruxism like habit, acidity or heavy chewing or by stay in desert you can full mouth rehabilitation by going to a prosthodontist.
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Hello doctor This is Nilofer here I have problems in my mouth I am suffering from lichen planus in My mouth and Solaris past 2 year I am suffering from this but it's not getting over I have consult a skin doctor and many other doctors can you please help me put.

BDS, MDS, FORENSIC ODONTOLOGY
Dentist, Amreli
Hello doctor This is Nilofer here I have problems in my mouth I am suffering from lichen planus in My mouth and Solar...
U need to have local application gel in mouth and if its on your gums as well, you need tray to keep medicine in its contact. Along with this, you may require systemic (oral) drug as well. And as it is autoimmune condition, it may not heal fast / completely but you can have definite relief from burning or other problem.
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Boy 2 years old. What is the pathology in his teeth. this problem is since when teeth started coming. Its painful and he is aggravated while eating and aml by rubbing his teeth when his mom rubs his teeth Today he was eating papaya and uska ek teeth toot gya that is uska ye milk teeth h and so early why is it so and what is the cause he is also suffering from convulsive attack. When attack comes he close his hand tightly and teeth locked and dyspnoea is seen. After attack he is prostrated and sleeps . Attack occurs with any kind of loud noise Please guide.

PG DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL RESEARCH, BDS, PG Diploma in Hospital and Healthcare
Dentist, Varanasi
Boy 2 years old. What is the pathology in his teeth. this problem is since when teeth started coming.
Its painful and...
attack does not occur due to loud noise it is due to some phycological fear in kids which will be recovered with progression of age. no milk tooth should be removed before the age of 6 take periodontist advice on that if required go for interceptive orthodontics
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Sir, I am suffering from pain in my teeth when I eat hot food. What should I do please give me suggestion.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir, I am suffering from pain in my teeth when I eat hot food. What should I do please give me suggestion.
You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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Hi, I am 29 years old boy having issue with my tooth. After having food on the tooth a sticky layer is formed. What should I do?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hi, I am 29 years old boy having issue with my tooth. After having food on the tooth a sticky layer is formed. What s...
Just have a normal water mouthwash after having things which get stuck to teeth like chips, cakes etc,
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