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Dr. Aparna Shah

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Aparna Shah Dentist, Mumbai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Aparna Shah is an experienced Dentist in Mumbai, Mumbai. She is currently practising at Shah Dental Clinic in Mumbai, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Aparna Shah on Lybrate.com.

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Dental Health Tip

BDS
Dentist, Vellore
Dental Health Tip
Replace your old tooth brush with a new one after every three to four months.

Dentist, Rampur

Symptoms and Treatment of Gingivitis

MS Restorative, Certificate SMR, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Symptoms and Treatment of Gingivitis

Often regarded as less painful and much milder than more serious diseases like periodontal disease, Gingivitis involves the inflammation, redness, irritation and swelling of your gums. People who suffer from Gingivitis are normally unaware of it because of its mild nature, but it might turn out to be serious in some cases and can lead to periodontitis and tooth loss. 

Signs and symptoms
Since Gingivitis is seldom harmful, people who suffer from it are, in most cases, hardly aware of having it. Nevertheless, here are a few signs and symptoms which may indicate that you have Gingivitis:
1. Tender, puffy gums
2. Gums easily bleed whenever you brush or floss your teeth
3. Swollen gums
4. Change in color from a healthy pink to a dusky red
5. Receding gums
6. Bad breath

Causes
Gingivitis is most commonly caused by bad oral hygiene and maintenance. Bad oral hygiene usually supports the formation of plaque and tartar. Because plaque forms and re-forms quickly, it requires daily removal. If you don't give your teeth the attention it needs, plaque can further result in the formation of tartar, which is a heavier and denser substance than plaque and acts as a protective barrier for bacteria. It is even more difficult to remove it and you may require dental cleaning.

Treatment
The main aim of treatment is to reverse the symptoms of Gingivitis and to prevent further development of the disease into more serious dental issues and diseases.
Professional treatment of Gingivitis includes:
1. Initial evaluation and assessment
2. Thorough cleaning with the help of professional dental tools and instruments
3. Instructions on effective flossing and brushing techniques at home
4. Regular cleaning and professional checkups
5. Fixing of crowns and other dental restorations to help prevent the growth of plaque and tartar

If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a specilized dentist and ask a free question.

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Certified Implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Pune
Kind of toothbrush to be used by adults: we recommend a brush with soft bristles which helps in removing the plaque and debris thoroughly from the mouth.

I am 26 years old. I have couple of blisters- looks like little mouth ulcers with bump under my foreskin. It's been there for 3 years or so. I don't feel any pain. I haven't had any sexual contact ever. Is this any kind of infection? I am concerned about it. Please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
HI lybrate-user This is a reply in relation to your post. Ulcers can develop due to many reasons. It can be due to stress, lack of vitamin B12, LACK OF FOLIC ACID, NOT CONSUMING SUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF WATER, Avoid irritating substances, such as… oTobacco oHot, spicy foods oAlcoholic beverages oMouthwashes that contain alcohol oProducts high in acid, such as citrus fruits and juices IF THE PROBLEM STILL PERSISTS KINDLY VISIT A DENTIST.
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Oral & Dental Health Tips

BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist, Aligarh
Oral & Dental Health Tips

Brushing baking soda on your teeth twice a month can remove the stains of coffee or red wine and give you your pearly white teeth back.

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Hi I am 24 year old girl I am experiencing aa weird situation, 4 teeth are growing in back of my gums and it is really painful what should I do please suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Wisdom teeth usually make their appearance between the ages of 17 and 21, though it's possible for them to push through earlier or later. Referred to as your" third molars, these four teeth begin to push through the skin like any other tooth, which can cause pain. However, wisdom teeth are much more likely to grow in at an incorrect angle – even sideways – causing impaction that can radiate this pain to the teeth in front of it.
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I am having ulcer on my gum from near about 10 days and its not improving. Please suggest me what should I do.?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
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.
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I have cavity in my tooth which give me pain during drinking water and eating. Otherwise pain is a little bit normal.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery, PGDHM
Dentist,
Hi Thank you for your query The cavity in your tooth should be restored. If it is a small cavity, normal restoration is enough. If the cavity is very deep, rct should be done. Do the treatment early to avoid its removal.
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I am feeling lot of pain in my tooth when I drink cold because some part of my tooth fell down What should I do plse. Tell me I shall be thankful.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello, as per your query a cold sensation after fracture of the teeth is commonly due to exposure of the dentine to the oral cavity. You need to pay a visit to the dentist so that the necessary remedy can be carried out.
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I have bad breath problem. I have tried two time brush, tongue clean, listerine mouthwash but problem is persist. Kindly advice.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Bad breath is associated with periodontal problem. 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, it would be better to consult a dentist personally for a more appropriate diagnosis. And accordingly the treatment can be tailored as per your diagnosis.
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I have noticed cracking near the corners of my mouth, I have been suffering from this from many. I even consulted a doctor, he advised me to take vitamin tablets. But I am unable to get rid of it. Could you help me?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi . The crack is due to bacterial infection caused by increased bacterial count in the mouth. Use a mouthwash and lubricate the mouth corners. This will solve your problem
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My teeth's are becoming black due to smoking. How to make them white without quit smoking?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi lybrate-user, you know the cause of your problem you have to decide between smoking and your teeth. You can't have both and expect that your teeth will remain white. Once you decide to quit smoking cleaning (scaling) once done will reduce the amount of stains on the teeth.
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I had tooth brushing daily but the cavities are formed and produce smell what can I do now sir?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
For cavities get filling done and for smell you might have tartar/deposit on your teeth. Kindly get cleaning and polishing done.
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One of my tooths gum bleeds, how would I stop it. It doesn't happen continuously but while brushing a little I can see. Please help.

B.D.S, M.D.S(ORTHODONTICS), P.G.C. ENDODONTICS
Dentist, Patna
Hi the bleeding from the gums is mainly due to accumulation of calculus beneath the gingiva/gums which can be due improper maintenence of oral hygiene or due pocket formation around the particular teeth consult your family dentist for oral prophylaxis and in the mean time start using any gum astringer.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Consumption of hard and crunchy food items should be avoided when one is undergoing orthodontic treatment.

I have been suffering from bulimia for almost 10yrs. My teeth have started to hurt recently and I have developed dental caries despite trying my best to maintain oral hygiene. I want a full mouth reconstruction, before the pain becomes worse enough to disrupt my daily life. Where can I get it done in Delhi? Does AIIMS dental hospital provide this service?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Yes almost all hospital have this molana azad college, sufderjang college, esi college have such facilities.
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I have ulcers in my mouth and white patches inside the mouth. How could I get rid of them completely I am ready to do anything for that thing!

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Pakshal sakria You are having ulcers and white patch in mouth. you need to take care of your digestion and maintain oral hygiene . take cap becosules with folic acid once a day . visit dental surgeon for advise and scaling and polishing of teeth maintain good oral hygiene with listerine mouthwash.
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I am 22 years old male with tooth cavity on extreme left side (upper one and at same location down). There is no any toothache and the only problem I have is sticking of food particles. What can I do as a solution. I have having cavity problems from my childhood.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
•If your cavity in the tooth is caused by decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
In the case of tooth brush, old is not gold. We need to change our tooth brushes every 3-4 months for appriopriate oral hygiene.
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