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Dr. Ankita

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Ankita Dentist, Mumbai
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Dr. Ankita is a trusted Dentist in Kandivali West, Mumbai. You can visit her at MyDentist MG Road in Kandivali West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Ankita on Lybrate.com.

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Dr. ,I brush my teeth regularly but yellowish colour appear on my teeth .I don't know what I do? I couldn't clean my tongue. Can you please suggest me an idea?

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Dr. ,I brush my teeth regularly but yellowish colour appear on my teeth .I don't know what I do? I couldn't clean my ...
Please Use dant kanti advanced tooth paste by Patanjali regularly Apply Mukta chamak regularly Twice a day.
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Please tell me. Paan masala khane k karan mere teeth bahut gande ho gye h inhe kese clean kr skte h.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Please get a scaling done. But it will not be out of place here to mention that most pan masalas contain arica nut which is quite habituation and can cause sub mocous fibrosis which is considered precancerous pl get rid of this habit as soon as possible.
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Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT), Master in Physiotherapy (MPT), Aroma Therapist
Dentist, Delhi
To avoid tooth decay due to plaque build-up, daily flossing is highly recommended and gum disease

I have spaces between my teeth. I m 22 years old. And my smile does not really look good. I m thinking of braces. Will they help? I need a good smile. Will braces help or wat should I do?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have spaces between my teeth. I m 22 years old. And my smile does not really look good. I m thinking of braces. Wil...
Braces are the best and the most natuural solution for spacing between the teeth. You can surely go ahead. It can be put at sny age if periodintal conditions are not compromised.
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I have no bad habits but my mouth always dry and block colors changing. Please help my problem doctors.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have no bad habits but my mouth always dry and block colors changing. Please help my problem doctors.
Get scaling and polishing done by dentist and start brushing two times a day with proper brushing technique.
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My mother feels pain n burning in the gums, at night while sleeping the pus comes out. The mouth is always dry. What is the reason and cure. Is there any permanent cure or any home remedy? Please help.

BDS, Master of Public Health, Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration in Hospital Administration/Health Care Management
Dentist, Bangalore
My mother feels pain n burning in the gums, at night while sleeping the pus comes out. The mouth is always dry. What ...
1) your mother might have xerostomia (dryness of mouth). 2) get her checked up by a general physician for diabetes mellitus and periodontologist for periodontal disease. 3) there is permanent cure for this condition and depending on physical examination the doctor can advise for appropriate diet, gum surgery and control of diabetes mellitus.
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BDS
Dentist, Raipur
If you have pain due to problem in your wisdom tooth at a time eg in the middle of night when you can't visit a dentist, for a temporary relief rinse your mouth with lukewarm water mixed with salt. And very next morning visit the dentist for permanent solution.
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All About Tooth Extraction

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
All About Tooth Extraction

A healthy set of teeth is essential for good living. However, teeth problems are widespread and you are susceptible to it at any age, at any time. Though there are medications available for tooth problems, sometimes extraction of the tooth remains the only plausible solution. 

You may have to undergo tooth extraction for multiple reasons. Some of them are:

  1. Unaligned teeth: In case you are suffering from unaligned teeth, chances are that you may suffer from what in technical terms is known as "crowded mouth." In such a situation you have difficulty in eating as there is not enough room for the teeth in the mouth. Extraction of tooth, in this case, is the only way to rectify it and align the teeth in a better fashion.
  2. Infection: Sometimes if you suffer from a tooth infection, it tends to quickly spread to the pulp, affecting and damaging the blood vessels and different nerves. Though medications are available, if the intensity of the infection increases, extraction of tooth remains the only option.

Procedure: There are different steps that are involved in the extraction of teeth. They are:

  1. Local anesthesia: Like all other surgeries, administering a local anesthesia is the first step. If you are undergoing a tooth extraction, the dentist or the surgeon will inject anesthesia that will create numbness and soothe you of the ensuing pain.
  2. Cutting away gum and bone tissues: After the anesthesia, the dentist will proceed to extract the infected tooth. In order to do this, the doctor cuts away the gum and the tissues covering the tooth. After the root of the infected tooth has been exposed, the dentist would then with the help of forceps, sever it from the jaw.

After the surgery, you must observe certain precautions to expedite the recovery process. Some of them are:

  1. Take painkillers: After the tooth extraction, the possibility of suffering from an ensuing pain is incredibly high. Therefore, in most cases the dentist prescribes certain painkillers and you must take them regularly.
  2. Change the dressing: The operated area will be covered with bandages to preclude any infection. However, the dressing must be changed from time to time. If the same dressing remains for a long time, chances of an infection increase.
  3. Complete rest: After the extraction, you must take complete rest and not engage in any form of physical activity.
  4. Avoid certain foods: Just after the surgery, the operated area remains tender. Therefore, you must eat food that requires less effort to chew like soup, pudding, ice cream etc. You must also abstain from smoking and drinking for some time.
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Hi, Dr. Mere muh me bauat jayda ulcer ho gye he to treatment lena chaiye jis se jaldi thik ho jaye please tell me because mere interview he 1 August ko so what should have I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, Dr. Mere muh me bauat jayda ulcer ho gye he to treatment lena chaiye jis se jaldi thik ho jaye please tell me bec...
Hi, there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You can go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same. Regards
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I used gutkha. Now my mouth is not opening completely. What should I do at home (without going to hospital)? Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I used gutkha. Now my mouth is not opening completely. What should I do at home (without going to hospital)? Please h...
Stop chewing gutka and visit dental surgeon for checkup. For opening of mouth you need to do mouth opening exercises. Use colgate total paste and listerin mouthwash twice a day. Do rinse your mouth with listerine mouth wash.
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There is a small flesh has occurred within my mouth. Its not curing after since 2weeks. I want to know what is it? Is it harmful?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
There is a small flesh has occurred within my mouth. Its not curing after since 2weeks. I want to know what is it? Is...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment.
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I am 28 yr old boy and have bad breathe problem for last 8 yrs. What should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. You can come for a consultation (free of cost) in our clinic.
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Hello doctor does melanoplakia cause cancer? does it creates cancer cell in body? even at young age. Please advice doctor thanks.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hello doctor does melanoplakia cause cancer? does it creates cancer cell in body? even at young age. Please advice do...
It is a precancerous condition you must get biopsy done and stop the factors which can worsen it like tobacco or smoking or any other such habits.
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I'm having slight toothache on my upper molar tooth. What must be the reason? & what must I do? I'm very scared to approach the dentist. Is it a Root canal?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I'm having slight toothache on my upper molar tooth. What must be the reason? & what must I do? I'm very scared to ap...
You must gather courage and visit a dental surgeon there is no reason to be afraid of you will have a pleasant experience and your problem will be solved.
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My son 1 year old front teeth are turning dark n little black! Any specific reason?

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
Pediatrician, Ponda
My son 1 year old front teeth are turning dark n little black! Any specific reason?
If he is on iron tonics then nothing to worry after few weeks of discontinuation of therapy it will get clear.
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Oral Health

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Oral Health

Oral Health

Always rinse your tooth brush thoroughly after brushing, and allow it to air-dry before using it again.

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My upper front two teeth were broken during childhood and the new ones which grew have a visible gap between them. I want to get the gap removed/reduced. How much will it cost approximately and how much time it will take if I go for it.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My upper front two teeth were broken during childhood and the new ones which grew have a visible gap between them. I ...
I will suggest you to apply braces through a orthodontist and which can cost you approximately twenty thousand rupees.
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I am a 24 year male. I suffer from gum bleeding last few weeks. A bad odour smells all day long. I tried every toothpaste but no result. Please consult me some way & a well toothpaste to be cured.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
Pls visit a dental clinic and get your teeth cleaned. You will not get any benefit just by changing the toothpaste.
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I have a pale white line in the left inside cheek that does not go off I consulted a dentist who diagnosed it as line a alba probably due to cheek biting or frictional kerotosis I have pain but irritation is there any home remedy?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Sir your dentist has diagnosed it absolutely right. You can go for occlusal grinding for relief or orthodontic correction for the same. After a dental professional (like a dentist or oral pathologist) has diagnosed you with linea alba, they will most likely start treatment by advising you to get rid of whatever irritants or behaviors are causing the condition. Some of the things you might have to do include stopping certain habits, such as biting your cheeks or being overly aggressive in your oral hygiene. Alternatively, your dental professional may have to make adjustments or changes to your dentures and orthodontic appliances (braces). It might also be necessary to repair or remove uneven teeth. Since some of the reasons for cheek biting might relate to emotional or psychological issues, you may also be advised to schedule an appointment with a counselor or psychiatrist to try to deal with the underlying issues behind the cheek biting. After this, you can follow up with your dentist to confirm whether the condition has improved.
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BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
Temporary loose wires can be fixed by using a pencil or the back of a spoon to gently push them back in place. Wax or a wet cotton ball can also be used if the loose wire is causing a lot of discomfort.
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