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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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I have teeth problem from 8 days and when I brush teeth that time bleeding occur what can I do tell me.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
I have teeth problem from 8 days and when I brush teeth that time bleeding occur what can I do tell me.
Its mostly due to gum problems that your gums are bleeding, get teeth cleaning done and your problem mostly will be solved.
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I feel pain in teeth when I eat something cold or hot. I always use Colgate but my teeth colour is not white. It has different colour like mily.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I feel pain in teeth when I eat something cold or hot. I always use Colgate but my teeth colour is not white. It has ...
Pain in teeth while eating hot or cold food is indication of sensitivity. You can use sensitivity toothpaste. Normal healthy teeth need not be pearly white. A slightly milky colour is quiet common. Still if you want to lighten you teeth colour you can go for bleaching.
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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Avoid using your teeth for anything other than chewing food. If you use them to crack nuts, remove bottle tops or rip open packaging, you risk chipping or even breaking your teeth.
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BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
Why Tooth Picking Is Bad for Oral Health
A lot of people love to use tooth picks in order to clear out food stuck in their teeth after meals.Some people even consider to do it as a habit that they will use it, even if they no longer have to. These people do not know that there are possible hazards to using it. In order to convince them to avoid using tooth picks, here are 5 reasons why it is bad for oral health.
It can be a source of oral infections. In fact, it could also be a reason for a person to acquire more severe oral discomforts such as mouth cancer. Keep in mind that tooth picks are never sterile as they are only be stored on tables and closets kept inside their boxes or cases. It would never be ideal to put such thing inside your mouth for health reasons.
Constant tooth picking can break the enamel of your teeth. The enamel which is a hard yet thin layer covering the crown of a tooth is a vital tissue as it serves as the main protection or coat of the tooth. Due to its thinness, it can easily break this tissue given that tooth picks are made up of hard substance. Once the user applies pressure on the tooth, the enamel will easily break off of it. Just imagine all of the damage your teeth enamel has taken so far if you are using it three times a day.
It can be damaging to the gums. Whenever a person is using tooth picks, it is inevitable for them to sometimes hit their gums with it. Worse is when they apply too much pressure and they would accidentally have their gums wounded. If you have wounded or damaged gums, the chances of being able to acquire diseases would be higher most especially if the gums become infected. This is why most dentists advise their patients and clients to use dental flossers instead as they are proven to be more safe
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MDS
Dentist,
Don't Remove your painful Tooth
INSTEAD
SAVE your Tooth
There's ALWAYS
An ENDODONTIST to Help you Better..

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My teeth are yellow colour I am brushing my teeth daily How can I get rid of this problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth are yellow colour
I am brushing my teeth daily
How can I get rid of this problem.
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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Is it necessary to brush twice a day. It's hard to take out time for brushing. I wish there was a better way than wasting 2x5 mins for brushing (day and night)

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Sexologist, Panchkula
Is it necessary to brush twice a day. It's hard to take out time for brushing. I wish there was a better way than was...
You have to give time to your teeth so that they will help you in eating and chewing, otherwise invite tooth problems.
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I'm 35 year old now I'm getting wisdom teeth and it's full paining. Is it can be removed if yes what will happen all. In future it may effect TN me. The process of removing wisdom teeth is easy process or difficulty's please let me know. In gurgaon any other specialist hospital are available please send us the details regarding wisdom teeth removal.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I'm 35 year old now I'm getting wisdom teeth and it's full paining. Is it can be removed if yes what will happen all....
Most of the tim, wisdom tooth pains a lott while errupting, yes it can definately be removed, if it is not coming in the proper position & direction, ths will b judged by the dentist himself by taking an x ray. The process of wisdom tooth removal depends on the position, direction of tooth & the complexity of root anatomy,& as per case the tim duration varies which will b told to you by your Dr. The process is done after giving a local anaesthesia so juz dun worry, may b the process may tak tim bt it will not b painful. 80% of the tim wisdom tooths require extraction so juz dun wry it will not affect you in any way in the future.
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I have canker sore .I can not eat properly nor can I speak well. Its too painful. I want to know how to get rid of these. Please help.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Start using a candid mouthwash and irrigation with saline water and betadine .also take multivitamins and limcee tablets.
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My brother is getting brown stains in his teeth even after proper brushing, he is not addicted to tobacco.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My brother is getting brown stains in his teeth even after proper brushing, he is not addicted to tobacco.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. 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.
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Hello,i had removed my one tooth 3 years back now i want to fit new tooth and clean 2 teeth . So what will be the cost ?

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
To replace 1 tooth.You can either go for implant or a 3 unit bridge which will take support from 2 teeth.Implant can cost u around 25,000.And bridge can cost you from 5000 to 20,000 depending upon which material you select.So visit your dentist
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What is symptoms of mouth cancer. I have a problem of mouth ulcer since last 2 years but not on one place it turns in full mouth so please tell me is it mouth cancer or any problem.

M.Ch - Surgical Oncology, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Oncologist, Delhi
What is symptoms of mouth cancer. I have a problem of mouth ulcer since last 2 years but not on one place it turns in...
If the same problem has persisted and recurred on multiple occasions, it is unlikely to be cancer. However it may be precancerous, and you need to share pics, for me to be able to tell. Mouth cancer generally presents as a non healing, progressive ulcer in the mouth, change in speech and swallowing habits, painless swelling in the neck, loosening of teeth, fungating ulcer on the skin etc.
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I have a problem of foul smell from mouth. Already consulted with local doctor but it is not cured. What I should do to avoid the smell?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have a problem of foul smell from mouth.
Already consulted with local doctor but it is not cured.
What I should do ...
Brush twice daily and use a mouthwash afterward. Gargle forcefully with water after you eat or drink anything. Increase your water intake. Avoid oilly n spicy food. Avoid caffeinated beverages and alcoholic drinks. Bad breath can be due to accumulation of plaque and tartar on teeth, decay in teeth, sour throat, bad digestion, dry mouth, consumption of aromatic foods like onions, consumption of caffeinated beverages or alcoholic drinks.
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Since some day I am observing some blood in my spit, whenever I use to sleep at late nights, or sometimes in early mrngs, before brushing d teeth, I experienced dis prblm. For a fraction of moment, my mouth becomes smelly as blood, after spitting 3-4 times, it becomes normal. I am tensed about dis prblm. I dnt understand whether this is tooth problem or anything else, please suggest me.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Since some day I am observing some blood in my spit, whenever I use to sleep at late nights, or sometimes in early mr...
gum bleeding is associated with periodontal problem.. tooth problem can be either periodontal or carious lesion,here is the solution for both of them it seems you might be having periodontal problem.. c/as pyorrhea...you need to get rid of it... it needs aggressive therapy...you need to make a habit of rinsing your mouth everytime you eat something and brush regularly (once in the morning before meals and once at night after dinner),add a mouthwash for better oral hygiene.... if the problem persist, you need to consult a dentist for more specific diagnosis and treatment would be tailored accordingly
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BDS
Dentist, Ghazipur
Oral hygiene is important fit this concept in mind so for that do brushing two times after meal. in morning and before going to bed. do use mouthwash for hygiene twice in a week
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Loose teeth are a source of infection.
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When I woke up in morning, there are a lot smells in my mouth, what I do?

MBA (Healthcare), BDS
Dentist,
Bad odour from the mouth is due to the deposits present hence under go full mouth scaling (cleaning)
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I am 52 years old and I have cut marks around two years on my tongue and it is very itching when taking some spicy food. What is it and how I can overcome this problem. Please advice me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Please note that it could be leukoplakia due to bad-chewing habit of pan-masala etc. Please note that it could be a serious issue and a mild form/early stage of cancer even - unless otherwise proven Please take Belladonna 30 - twice daily 4 pills for next 2 weeks You need a through and proper treatment for the said issue.
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Besides brushing and flossing. What else can I do to take care of my teeth?

BDS
Dentist,
According to me,brushing twice or thrice doesn't help untill u brush with a proper brushing technique.With a proper technique once a day..you may keep your dentist away. Contact your dentist for brushing technique
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MPT
Physiotherapist, Mumbai
Always make it a practice to encourage your children to inform you if they face any pain or discomfort in the neck or back before it becomes a serious problem.
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