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Dr. Ankur Shah

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Ankur Shah Dentist, Mumbai
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To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
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Dr. Ankur Shah is a popular Dentist in Malad West, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Dr Vishal's Dental Care in Malad West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ankur Shah on Lybrate.com.

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Hi I want to wear braces to my teeth. But I had root canaled my two teeth and I have cap on it. My question is .if I can wear braces and how. How much period it takes to align. Thanks.

Dentist, Gorakhpur
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I want to wear braces to my teeth. But I had root canaled my two teeth and I have cap on it. My question is .if I ...
Bashith u didnt mention the tooth condition for which u need braces... Is this coz of crowding or spacing... Or misplacement of certain tooth or simply teeth proclination... U need to elaborate here
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My daughter aged 11 needs braces. I hear there is a new type of braces which does not show and is more comfortable. Is it available and if yes how much does it cost.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello mam, braces are available in a great variety these days and are having different advantages over each other. Tooth colored braces can be used with tooth colored wires which do not show much, aligners are a system where no braces are fixed to the teeth only transparent covers are worn by the patient, prices are variable.
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Dear sir, Front" Three Teeth's are taken" so we can go one Implant teeth and another one natural 4th teeth in bridge method. Is it better option or not.

PG Fellowship In Microdentistry, BDS
Dentist, Thane
Dear sir, Front" Three Teeth's are taken" so we can go one Implant teeth and another one natural 4th teeth in bridge ...
Not at all. Its a disaster. You will need minimum 2 to 3 implants foe this, you cannot use natural teeth with implants.
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My question is if I use the whitening of colgate company with colgate tooth brush will I get any harm in my teeth or corrosion? Please tell me fast.

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Post Graduation Certicate In Clear Aligner Therapy, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , Certificate In Advanced Endodontics,Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My question is if I use the whitening of colgate company with colgate tooth brush will I get any harm in my teeth or ...
No but if you use it for an year does make any differenence as it contains abrasive silica which has the tendency to roughned the polished surface of the teeth. Roughness -directly proportion to more plaque accumulation.
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My teeth shape are not perfect, I want to know is there any effect if we put clip on teeth? How much it will cost approximately?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My teeth shape are not perfect, I want to know is there any effect if we put clip on teeth? How much it will cost app...
Hello, For proper a; ignment of teeth, you can go for: 1. Orthodontic (braces) treatment which may cost you around rs 18000-40000/- depending upon the dentist, case and locality of the clinic. The treatment duration may vary from 1 1/2- 2 years. The orthodontist will be able to give you a proper treatment plan. 2. Veneers 3. Crowns.
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Health Tip - Gums

BDS
Dentist, Junagadh
Health Tip - Gums
You can exercise for healthier gums as well. Gently bite down so as to make sure that your teeth make a clinking sound when they meet. Repeat this 30 to 40 times continously. This exercise will stimulate the flow of blood and will keep your gums healthy.
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Sir I have teeth gap in childhood it is so small but now it become so large and 3-4 gap occurred so teeth are coming outside is there any method other than braces if have please recommend.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I have teeth gap in childhood it is so small but now it become so large and 3-4 gap occurred so teeth are coming ...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces or bridge. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry varies with dentist. 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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Whiter teeth

Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
if it's dark before you put it in your mouth, it will probably stain your teeth. Brush immediately after eating or drinking foods that stain teeth and get regular cleaning done in the dentist's office. For convenient teeth-cleaning action, eat an apple.
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Dear Doctor, My teeth's are very sensitive. Please suggest better tooth paste for this problem.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Dear Doctor, My teeth's are very sensitive. Please suggest better tooth paste for this problem.
For the time being you can also use some anti sensitivity toothpaste like vantej which are easily available in medicine stores twice daily.
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I am male 24 years of age, weight 61, height 5.9 feet. Presently around a week I have pain in my teeth ie the right side pre molar teeth, also new molar teeth are growing an I am facing pain during eating anything please suggest me what to do to cure it.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
If there is black colour or part of tooth is fractured go for root canal treatment and capping of the tooth. For your molar tooth if it erupting in wrong manner go for removal of tooth or if it is in erupting proper manner go for doctor inperson.
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I have problem in my stomach and make me bad mouth. Sometimes I cant talk to people near to me. I am not sure whether the smells come from my stomach or gum problem. Please guide me.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I have problem in my stomach and make me bad mouth. Sometimes I cant talk to people near to me. I am not sure whether...
Bad breath may be due to inadequate oral hygiene or even bad stomach. To get rid of this, brush your teeth twice daily. Rinse your mouth everytime after consuming anything. Floss your teeth regularly. Use mouth wash solutions to rinse your mouth. Visit a dentist every six months once to maintain good oral hygiene. Regarding your stomach problem, explain exactly what is the problem (whether you have indigestion, gastritis, loose motions or constpation, etc) so that it is easy to treat you properly.
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Daily Habits That Have Been Damaging Your Teeth!

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Daily Habits That Have Been Damaging Your Teeth!

Using tooth picks

The worst habit you could possibly have when you have food lodgement in the mouth is using a tooth pick to get rid of it. We often try and use this as an acceptable habit even socially but few things are grosser than watching people pick out food bits after meals. If you have a cavity get it fixed. We have numerous cases where the toothpicks have either injured the gums and caused a larger infection or even worse broken in the cavity and triggered of even more pain. So stay safe from dental emergencies do not use tooth picks! while it's important to prevent food lodgement in the mouth and keep your mouth clean use things like brushes interdental brushes and floss sticks or dentists to help you do the same without harming you!

Using a hard or medium brush.

The oldest myth we have seen is brushing your teeth with a hard or medium brush. Please terminate this habit right away ensure you switch to a soft brush at the earliest.

We do not need more teeth ruined or worn off due to overzealous brushing. We see cases with the entire left side worn down and sensitive and I can tell the person is a right handed vigorous brusher. The softer the brush the better it bends and cleans between teeth as well. The gums also recede due to repeated trauma from the hard bristles so save your mouth from these constant attacks in the name of cleaning.

Scrubbing your teeth

The same principle applies when you switch from a hard to soft or extra soft brush don't apply so much pressure that the teeth and gums are still braving the injury.

You need to brush gently as though cleaning glass the force being minimum the reach and coverage being maximum!

So scrubbing is a habit we need to stop.

Not brushing at night

One of the best things we can do to avoid the dentist or any dental troubles is brushing at night. When it comes to cleaning your teeth frequency matters more than force. Ensuring you clean every 12 hours makes bacterial attacks that cause decay inactive so whenever we skip brushing at night we may not realise but it's definitely costing us.

Popping painkillers

The first sign of dental pain and we instinctively choose to ignore it hoping it will go away and if it doesn't we want to go ahead and pop a painkiller till it does. Masking the problem will actually make it bigger -while we all know this we prefer to accept the instant relief the medication provides over the tedious dental visit that may end with bad news. But imagine if we had gone at the very first sign of trouble most likely we would get away with a dental cleaning -the later we go the more often we need to go for extensive treatments.

Let's try and muster the courage to nip these problems in the bud -a habit to develop show up at the very first sign of trouble.

Do it yourself dentistry (diy) at home

We have all been our own dentists at some point!

From self medication to oral applications and home remedies when all else fails we make an appointment.

A few things are harmful and should be used with care when attempting our own dental care.

We recommend mild things like oral rinses or applications which relieve pain but do not use aspirin or any other pain killer to crush and put in the site, that can cause burns.

Also clove oil is a safe remedy but not cloves which can be sharp and hurt your cheek.

Do not try to remove shaking teeth or attempt any procedures the bleeding can be profuse and the damage severe.

In case of trauma ice to freeze the blows and water to clean the wound will work best.

In the age of technology and information let's not fall prey to easily avoidable dental habits that harm you more than they help you.

Write to us or call us at 9209200024 if you have any queries.

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Hi, I have a problem that smell comes out of my mouth even after brushing twice a day. What should I do?

PG Fellowship In Microdentistry, BDS
Dentist, Thane
Hi, I have a problem that smell comes out of my mouth even after brushing twice a day. What should I do?
Get a cleaning done from a dentist and also he will further evaulate your dental health and guide you for bad smell.
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MDS Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Root Canal Treatment as usually perceived by all is not always a very painful procedure.Also may not necessarily require multiple appointments.Except for a few conditions.Expell the fear out and meet your dentist .Try saving than getting your valuable tooth removed.As it is rightly said by someone that each tooth in your mouth is not less worthy than a diamond
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I think a couple of my teeth look like they have cavity. A small black spot which is almost negligible though. Is there any way to heal them without going to a dentist clinic

BDS
Dentist, Asansol
Hello, As you said , some of your teeth have cavity. Teeth with cavity can be restored easily with suitable filling material. . But for that you need to visit your dentist. But once you leave that cavity as it is, you may have pain and sensitivity in the future. So to avoid all such complications you should immediately get you teeth restored.
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I see gaps between my teeth. Earlier it was very less. What should I do to restrict it? can you suggest some facts how to tackle immediate problems?

BDS
Dentist,
I see gaps between my teeth. Earlier it was very less. What should I do to restrict it? can you suggest some facts ho...
Jus by mentioning gaps, treatment can't be suggested. If there are generalised too much of gaps then fixed orthodontic treatment is necessary. Or if its facially localised between one or two teeth it can be corrected by cosmetic procedures by incorporating composites.
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She is 2.5 years old, she has a cavities in her teeth, wat we do, we are very scared, is there any treatment for the same.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
She is 2.5 years old, she has a cavities in her teeth, wat we do, we are very scared, is there any treatment for the ...
Teach the baby to clean teeth and use of brush .clean her teeth before making her sleep and consult dental surgeon for applying protective varnish .coating on teeth.
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I am 25 years old. My teeth are yellow but I didn't eat the pan or gutkha up to now. How can I make my teeth white?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 25 years old. My teeth are yellow but I didn't eat the pan or gutkha up to now. How can I make my teeth white?
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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My left side lower premolar teeth was capped about a year back as its cavity was almost touching the nerve bed. The dentist instead to doing root canal suggested to just cap the teeth. Till now it was okay, but now I can feel some sensation in my gum when I bite anything hard with that teeth. It's not pain, but it does wordy me. What do you suggest? can they take off the cap, do a root canal and refix the cap?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
My left side lower premolar teeth was capped about a year back as its cavity was almost touching the nerve bed. The d...
Hi, you may have infection in periapical region. Rct is very important step when the pulp is exposed. You need to be investigated. Go to the dentist who did it. Get rct done. You need some antibiotic and anti inflammatory medications. You can consult me.
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I am 30 years old male am suffering from mouth ulcers for last 3 weeks what should I do?

Master of Clinical Dentistry, Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 30 years old male am suffering from mouth ulcers for last 3 weeks what should I do?
Mouth ulcers have multiple causes including trauma, stress, diet, acidity and vitamin deficiencies. Visit a dentist to know the cause and remedy of the ulcers.
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