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Dr. Ashok S Shah

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

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I have too much pain in my wisdom teeth at night time.in x-ray the wisdom tooth is vertical. How to get rid of the pain? Can't bear it anymore.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Allahabad
I have too much pain in my wisdom teeth at night time.in x-ray the wisdom tooth is vertical. How to get rid of the pa...
Dear Lybrate user, your third molar (wisdom) tooth is vertical (impacted). You need to extract (remove) your third molar. Impacted tooth only need to extract. You can not save it. If you wish to save your impacted third molar, it will give you more pain & problem in future. So it is better for you that, please meet to dentist for extraction of your impacted third molar.
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I had yellow teeth. I brush twice a day since 3-4 years. It helped whiten my upper teeth but my lower teeth are still a bit yellow at some places. Can you suggest a solution.

BDS
Dentist, Botad
I had yellow teeth. I brush twice a day since 3-4 years. It helped whiten my upper teeth but my lower teeth are still...
u should require bleaching for this teeth .........your teeth is become yellow may be due to flourosis ( more than 1ppm flouride in a drinking water)
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Root Canal and Its Benefits

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Root Canal and Its Benefits

When bacteria destroys the outer layer of your tooth (the enamel), cavities become inevitable. Cavities are usually treated with a simple filling procedure. But if the cavities manage to enter the interior of your tooth, they can cause extensive damage to the nerve tissues, which are encased by the pulp. This damage to the nerve tissues is termed as pulpitis an extremely painful condition.

The only way to prevent pulpitis is a root canal, which is a treatment to save and repair the badly infected tooth. During the procedure of a root canal, the pulp and nerve are removed and the interior of the tooth is sealed after it is cleaned thoroughly. Then to protect the hollowed space, a crown (a rigid cover which is stronger than the enamel) is implanted. Basically, root canal aims to preserve the tooth and not save it, since it is extremely infected and already dying. If the infection is not treated promptly, it can spread to the tissues around the tooth, causing you pain all over your head.

Root canal is minimally invasive and not at all painful. The pros of root canal include:

  1. Tooth extraction is not needed
  2. The tooth can remain intact
  3. There is no bone loss around the tooth

How about you think twice?
A root canal takes up a lot of your time, and expenses. Sometimes, you may wonder if you should get a second opinion before undergoing such a transformative surgery.

Before your doctor can diagnose, he/she will perform an X-ray of your mouth. If abscesses (these show up in X-rays as dark spots) are found, you may need a root canal procedure. Usually, people refrain from a root canal, and go for a second opinion, especially when the tooth is not really bothering them and if there is hardly any pain. It all depends on how far the infection has spread.

If the infection is shallow, a simple amalgam filling can treat your problem. But if the infection has penetrated deep into your tooth and damaged your nerves, you have no choice but to get a root canal done.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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There is gap between your upper 2 central incisors (midline gap). What is the cost to fill the gap?

MDS - Periodontics, Bds
Dentist, Ludhiana
There is gap between your upper 2 central incisors (midline gap). What is the cost to fill the gap?
Hello lybrate-user. Gap between upper two central incisors is called midline diastema. The treatment depends on the amount of gap present. Varied treatment strategies include composite restoration buildup, laminates, veneers and full crowns. Similarly, cost will depend upon the type of treatment opted. For that you will have to visit your nearest dentist, who can examine you clinically and suggest you the best treatment plan possible.
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I am a 70 year old male. I have an abscess on the gum near the tooth where root canal was done last yearmy dentist advise to extract the tooth as it is cracked. A course of antibiotics did not reduce the swelling can I save the tooth?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 70 year old male. I have an abscess on the gum near the tooth where root canal was done last yearmy dentist ad...
Brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra soft bristles, indicator brush. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning or surgical procedures. You may consult me in person too.
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Respected sir/Madam, When I get up in the Morning then the taste of my mouth is so bitter and sour. I cannot talk to anyone without brush my teeth and I have also one more problems that I am not feeling so good hungry.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Pune
Respected sir/Madam, When I get up in the Morning then the taste of my mouth is so bitter and sour. I cannot talk to ...
Acid reflux is the cause of your problem. It is important that you follow the following advice: Firstly, don’t miss breakfast, lunch or dinner. ... Secondly, avoid aerated drinks, tea, and coffee. ... Also, include milk and diary products in your diet. ... Don’t remain hungry for long periods of time. ... Raise the head of your bed if symptoms interfere with sleep. If your bed allows for it, raise the head of it by 6 to 8 inches. Gravity will keep the acid in your stomach. Don't just pile up pillows, though. These tend to bend your neck and body in such a way that increases the pressure. It will make the hyperacidity worse Consider losing weight. Losing weight may reduce some of the pressure on your lower esophageal sphincter, keeping stomach acid from leaking through Eat smaller meals. Decrease the amount of food you eat at any one time. This may reduce the amount of stress and pressure on your stomach For medication consult online in private.
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I have a black spot between my front two teeth. I want to clear that. Please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a black spot between my front two teeth. I want to clear that. Please help.
All individuals requires scaling (cleaning) to be done atleast once in 6months to maintain our oral hygiene clean. Our toothbrush is not much finely designed to clean all the plaque and calculi in the interdental areas of the teeth, which is the area where most of the calculus accumulate much and has to be removed regularly using scalers by the dentist.
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My below chewing teeth is bending inward and have problem in chewing I heard about disease related to chest in which there are problem arise related to teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My below chewing teeth is bending inward and have problem in chewing I heard about disease related to chest in which ...
Bleeding gums can due to number of reasons. Your problem require more information for proper diagnosis.
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A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
The most popular and latest method of having fixed teeth without having to touch the adjacent natural teeth is using good quality dental titanium implants.
These pictures show old crown and bridges failing and their replacement with titanium dental implants which not only restore better chewing function but also better aesthetics.
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I am 21 years old, I have mucocele, I done 2 surgery, but again it cuming, what should I do?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
It has to be surgicaly removed only. If its reccuring then some part is left during the removal. Take your oral surgeons advice for whats the exact cause of mucocele and gey it treated.
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