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Dr. Ankita Shah

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Ankita Shah Dentist, Mumbai
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Dr. Ankita Shah is a trusted Dentist in Mumbai, Mumbai. She is currently practising at Dr.Kokate's Dental Clinic in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ankita Shah and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Hello doctor, some black tiny sports arises my tongue I want to remove them pls give home remedies.

BDS
Dentist,
Hello doctor, some black tiny sports arises my tongue I want to remove them pls give home remedies.
Hi lybrate-user, the black spots in you tongue are due to excess pigmentation and it should not bother you in any way. But if you are aesthetically displeased with those there are minor surgical procedures to remove them, but no home remedies would help it.
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I am 22 year old and i am suffering from mouth ulcers frequently from 7-8 year. I took medicine but it is work only few days. I am non vegetarian. And according to my height and age i am under weight. I wanna to know these all are reason behind my ulcers problem? What should I do? Suggest me some medicine and diet?

Bachelor of Naturopathy & Yogic Sciences (BNYS), MSc nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore
I am 22 year old and i am suffering from mouth ulcers frequently from 7-8 year. I took medicine but it is work only f...
Reasons for ulcers: 1. Stomach upset stop fried and spicy food. 2. Don't eat in the same plate or with same spoon in which others have eaten. 3. Take vitamin b supplement for few days. 4. Brush your teeth twice a day.
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My mouth has a permanent bad taste even after eating or drinking or brushing my teeth and using a mouthwash I' ve had the problem for 10 years and constantly eat mints or chew gum though this doesn' t help for long. Can it be cure?

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Prolonged fresher might have given problem even if u use mouth wash without diluting also u will have problem, tongue cleaning should be done.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
DO not forget to FLOSS after you BRUSH!
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I am 25 old. I am suffering from cavity problem. please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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Sir, I am 27 years old male. My problem is since childhood I have a dental problem. I have cavities on some teeth. When one teeth is completely destroyed then its occur in another teeth. I brush up my teeth twice daily. Doctors please kindly suggest me what I have to do to protect my good teeth from these problem & what I have to do to make stronger my teeth. Thanks in advance doctors & waiting yours valuable suggestion.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir, I am 27 years old male. My problem is since childhood I have a dental problem. I have cavities on some teeth. Wh...
Lybrate-user having dental problem since childhood. Cavities in tooth and one teeth destroyed completely. See dental surgeon for checkup and treatment. Decayed tooth needs removal and other can be restored by filling. The best way to get rid of tooth problem & improve oral health is to follow a thorough dental hygiene routine which includes brushing your teeth twice a day mouthwashes help-use an antimicrobial rinse to help keep bacteria at bay. Please take care of your oral hygiene. Visit dental surgeon for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use colgate-white tooth paste. Rinse with listerine mouthwash. Before going to sleep.
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Doctor there are 1-1.5 mm approx. Gaps between my upper teeth. How can I reduce it or close it. Will a tooth pin be helpful for me.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Doctor there are 1-1.5 mm approx. Gaps between my upper teeth. How can I reduce it or close it. Will a tooth pin be h...
Hi lybrate-user, the process of filling the gap between teeth is known as orthodontic treatment, wherein you will be required to wear braces (an appliance with wires) for anywhere between 6 months to 1 year, depending upon the exact condition of your teeth. However, this treatment will serve as a permanent solution to your problem. You teeth alignment will become better and your smile will improve, these days, braces, similar to the color of teeth (ceramic braces) have also become available which are potentially much better looking than the conventional silver appliances.
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At which age I can allow my kids to brush their teeth and at the first which toothpaste n how it's quantity is recommended for children.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
At which age I can allow my kids to brush their teeth and at the first which toothpaste n how it's quantity is recomm...
Make them learn how to brush properly. Observe them wether they are practicing right techniques for one week. You can use flouridated toothpaste. Apply pea size paste on tooth brush. Make them brush two times daily and rinse after eating anything.
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Sir may I know that what is the reason that my teeth is not fully wash with bright. I wash my teeth daily with colgate maxpress. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir may I know that what is the reason that my teeth is not fully wash with bright. I wash my teeth daily with colgat...
kindly get teeth cleaning and polishing done.. and if you want to change the shade of teeth.. then you can get teeth bleaching done.
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B.D.S. (Dental Surgeon) , House Surgeon
Dentist,
Drinking a cup of tea everyday helps in keeping the gums and teeth healthy as it contains high amounts of fluoride and flavonoids which prevent harmful bacteria from sticking to the teeth.
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I am 20 years old I take brush twice in a day but my teeth color is yeiiow please tell the reason doctor.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), Certificate In Cosmetic Dentistry, Diploma In Facial Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 20 years old I take brush twice in a day but my teeth color is yeiiow please tell the reason doctor.
Hello Ms. Lybrate-user hope you doing well. Yellowish discoloration of the tooth can be extrinsic or intrinsic. Intrinsic means that since your childhood you have the same color of the teeth that is inside the tooth. Extrinsic discoloration is because of factors like excessive tea, coffee, smoking, some medications. Extrinsic stains go away by getting professional cleaning done and using some whitening toothpaste. In intrinsic stains you have options like bleaching, veneers, laminates.
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My teeth is yellowish how to get white teeth. Suggest me a toothpaste to get white teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
My teeth is yellowish how to get white teeth. Suggest me a toothpaste to get white teeth.
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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My teeth was yellowish called wht I can do because brush is no solution.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
My teeth was yellowish called wht I can do because brush is no solution.
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / 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. DENTAL TIPS: - Visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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Hi, I am having a cavity next to the common of the lower set of my teeth. Now every time I eat something, a small article stuck inside and the next time whenever I eat anything the same pinching my gum and due to the same blood coming out. Please suggest me a medicine to get rid of this, or how can I block the cavity?

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
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I am having a cavity next to the common of the lower set of my teeth. Now every time I eat something, a small art...
If you want to fill the cavity by yourself you need to go to learn and study a course known as BDS ie bachelor of dental surgery. Which is a five year course and then you are able to do certain works on your own else you need to visit the people who have already done that known as dentist.
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How to remove cavity from teeth ?

BDS
Dentist,
How to remove cavity from teeth ?
Kindly visit the dentist and get yourself assessed for the depth of the cavity. And then get it filled or treated accordindly.
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What is reason for Non healing ulcers. Why skin doesn't grow? How smoking Affects healing process. Does nicotine Deposit in blood vessels? Whether Amputation is consequence?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
What is reason for Non healing ulcers.
Why skin doesn't grow? How smoking
Affects healing process. Does nicotine Depo...
Non healing ulcers r suggestive of a developing cancer with uncontrolled diabetes n cigarettes smoke amputation may b the consequence nicotine does shorten lumen n can delay healing time
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I have painless white spot in mouth under teeth years ago. I don't understand what to do...

B.D.S.
Dentist, Nashik
Painless white spots will turn in painful dark carious lesion in a matter of time. kindly visit your dentist asap.
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
When the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed, septic or lifeless, one needs to go through the root canal treatment.
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I have huge gap in between teeth and my front teeth are big so I cannot smile properly in public.

MDS, Certified Implantologist, BDS, Certified Conscious Sedationist
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have huge gap in between teeth and my front teeth are big so I cannot smile properly in public.
There are many advanced conservative treatments are available for closing such gaps. If it is for aesthetic look purpose then you can get it done. Smile designing can be done with help of diagnostic mock models to redisgn your smile and close the gap.
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I am 62 years old. Since last 3 weeks I am suffering from mouth ulcer. I tried some home remedies but not cured. Pl suggest some medicine for speedy recovery. I do not have other health issue.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 62 years old. Since last 3 weeks I am suffering from mouth ulcer. I tried some home remedies but not cured. Pl s...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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