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Dr. Ashok Shroff

Dentist, Mumbai

200 at clinic
Dr. Ashok Shroff Dentist, Mumbai
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Dr. Ashok Shroff is a renowned Dentist in Santacruz West, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Shroff Dental Clinic in Santacruz West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Ashok Shroff on Lybrate.com.

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I am 19 yrs old. But my teethare decaying. My back teeth are getting black. I brush my teeth daily. But still I have this problem. Suggest me a solution.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 19 yrs old. But my teethare decaying. My back teeth are getting black. I brush my teeth daily. But still I have ...
If cavity is not deep or there is no pain and sensitivity in the decayed tooth then go for restoration (filling) but if cavity is deep or there is pain and sensitivity in the decayed tooth then first get the X-RAY done of that tooth and send me the X-RAY picture for further diagnosis.
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Using mouth wash good or bad, instead of brushing if we mouth wash ok, or use mouth was then brush without tooth paste will be o.k.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Using mouth wash good or bad, instead of brushing if we mouth wash ok, or use mouth was then brush without tooth past...
the right technique is to brush using soft bristle brush n toothpaste n than use mouthwash to gargle.
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Teeth Grinding

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Teeth Grinding
Grinding your teeth or clenching your jaws? it's called bruxism, and often it happens as you sleep and is often caused by stress.

Teeth grinding can be caused not just by stress and anxiety but by sleep disorders, an abnormal bite or teeth that are missing or crooked. The symptoms of teeth grinding include:

Dull headaches
Jaw soreness
Teeth that are painful or loose
Fractured teeth
Your dentist can fit you with a mouth guard to protect your teeth during sleep. In some cases, your dentist or physician may recommend taking a muscle relaxant before bedtime. If stress is the cause you need to find a way to relax. Meditation, counseling and exercise can all help reduce stress and anxiety.

Teeth grinding is also common in children. However, because their teeth and jaws change and grow so quickly it is not usually a damaging habit that requires treatment and most outgrow it by adolescence.

Although in adults teeth grinding is often the result of stress, the same is not always true with children. Other possible causes of teeth grinding in children include:

Irritation in the mouth
Allergies
Misaligned teeth

Keep smiling
Be happy
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I have teeth problem From childhood one teeth is slightly behind from other teeth. What can I do?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have teeth problem From childhood one teeth is slightly behind from other teeth.
What can I do?
Hello lybrate-user. For your teeth you have get orthodontic treatment done (braces) to get your teeth alligned.
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Hello doctor, mine more than wisdom tooth is decayed what are options for me?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist,
You can restore your decayed tooth - by getting root canal treatment done. Followed by placement of crown. Whether your tooth can be saved or not depends upon its condition. Second option is to get it extracted
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I am 18 years old male and have teeth sensitivity for last 2 months. I have uses colgate toothpaste for couple of days but haven't got any relief. What I do?

DNB (Oral Surgeon), BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 18 years old male and have teeth sensitivity for last 2 months. I have uses colgate toothpaste for couple of day...
Change brush and see use sensitive brush and use colgate pro sensitive after regular brushing with finger massage thrice a day.
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If a Back Tooth Is Lost, Will You Miss It?

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
If a Back Tooth Is Lost, Will You Miss It?

According to studies, the majority of the world population has at least one missing tooth, when it comes to dental health. Usually, one of the back teeth is missing. Most people do not care about a missing tooth as it is not visible and does not affect one's image. However, a missing back tooth is a matter of concern, and it matters. This is because of the tooth's function and also because bone loss occurs when a back tooth is lost.

Wisdom Tooth: Wisdom tooth or 3rd molar extraction The wisdom teeth, also known as the third molars, are the final set of molars to erupt. Not everyone keeps these teeth, nor are they necessary for having a healthy, beautiful smile. In fact, they can cause harm if they do not come in properly. When these molars come in, usually between the ages of 16 and 20, there may not be enough room left for them to erupt. As a result, they can emerge at an angle, they may crowd the mouth and sometimes they don't fully emerge. This can lead to future oral health problems like infections and pain. So, it should be extracted.

Effects of a lost back tooth: A lost back tooth should not be ignored, even though it did not cause you much inconvenience initially. The problems start occurring slowly and when they reach a fatal stage, a lot of dental problems are likely to occur. A lost tooth causes several problems and damage to your oral health and appearance if you leave it unattended. 

Here are the negative effects of a lost back tooth:

  1. The alveolar bone, which surrounds the teeth requires a good amount of regular stimulation for maintaining health. The lack of stimulation will slowly make the bone waste away.
  2. With a missing back tooth, the bone width is likely to decrease by 25% within a year and will continue decreasing with the passage of time.
  3. The bone loss which occurs due to a missing back tooth will also cause problems in chewing food, and the back molars are designed especially for chewing and grinding food. Your speech will also be affected because of a missing back tooth.
  4. Extensive bone loss can even lead to negative changes in the facial shape. The facial shape also collapses in some cases. This will affect your appearance and will lead to low self-esteem and self-confidence.

Dental Implants: an ideal remedy for a lost back tooth: The best remedy for a missing back tooth is to get a dental tooth implant. Dental implants work effectively to maintain the bone structure. This is because the implants are fused directly into the bone. The bone can function properly and stay healthy after a dental implant is fused into it. You should consult a dentist to choose the best type of dental implant to replace your lost back tooth. Once the implant is installed, your dental functioning will return to normal soon. Little time is required to get adjusted to the implant.

If a back tooth is lost, you will surely miss it. A lost back tooth can affect your overall dental health, may cause bone loss and can even change your facial shape. Dental tooth implants should be used to replace a lost back tooth for maintaining good dental health.

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I have a tooth pain yesterday, and I can see its bit swollen next to tooth, it pains a bit. Any solution?

MDS - Prosthodontist and Implantologist, Root canal certificate, BDS
Dentist, Noida
I have a tooth pain yesterday, and I can see its bit swollen next to tooth, it pains a bit. Any solution?
Hi, tooth pain mostly indicates decay in your tooth. You should immediately see a dentist for a permanent solution. If the decay has reached the dental pulp then a root canal treatment would be necessary. Since you complain of swelling also in that region, there might be presence of infection. Clinical evaluation by a dentist is a must before the diagnosis is made. Regards Dr. Dhruv anand.
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Canker Sores - What Causes it and How to Prevent it

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Canker Sores - What Causes it and How to Prevent it

Canker sore is a kind of mouth ulcer or an open and painful sore. It is the most common and prominent type of mouth ulcer, which usually affect lips, inner cheeks or tongue. This a yellow or white spot surrounded by reddish sore. Canker sore can be either complex or simple. The common type of canker sore affects people between 10 to 20. Generally, canker sore develops in people who were previously attacked by it.

The symptoms of canker sores may include:
1. Large sores
2. An outbreak in sores
3. Excruciating pain
4. High fever
5. Diarrhoea
6. Rash
7. Headache

There can be many risk factors for canker sores. It may develop into a severe oral ulcer. Canker sores can also be triggered genetically. There are various causes of canker sores, which may include:
1. Viral infection
2. Stress
3. Hormonal fluctuations
4. Food allergy
5. Menstrual cycle
6. Mineral or vitamin deficiency
7. Immunity system problem
8. Mouth injury

Canker sores can cause difficulties in swallowing and chewing. Most of the canker sores need no treatment; they can heal on their own. There are many ways by which you can prevent canker sores, those may include:
1. Avoid some food items which can cause irritation in your mouth
2. Avoiding citrus foods like - lemon, orange, acidic vegetables and spicy fried foods
3. Avoiding problems through gum chewing
4. Brushing in a slow manner with soft-bristle tooth-brush
5. Brushing at least two times a day, especially after heavy meals
6. Drinking a lot of fluid

However, a canker sore heals on its own, without any treatment. Taking care of your oral health on a regular basis would rescue you from having canker sores. If you keep your mouth clean it would help you fight bacteria. Sometimes pain can become severe, and you might need some medications to cure your canker sores.

There are some ways through which you can treat your canker sore.
1. Antimicrobial mouth wash
2. Antibiotic medicines
3. Corticosteroid ointment
4. Prescribed mouthwash
5. You can gargle with salt and warm water
6. Orabase can also be used to create numbness

Sometimes canker sores can pop up for stress. If stress is the reason for your canker sore then some stress reduction methods like meditation, deep breathing and calming technique will help. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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Am 30, male. My right side bottom wisdom teeth smells very very bad even after brushing and mouthwash. All other teeth and gums holding them are fine. I infect took paste in finger and applied all around the teeth and gums but still when I put my finger over the gum and teeth joining area of wisdom teeth alone this bad smell all throughout the day. I need some help from someone regarding this. People say I must pull out the teeth. Am not old enough to lose the wisdom teeth. Also I cant afford thousands to pay to dentist. Any solution please.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning or surgical removal procedures for the mucosa above the tooth to prevent food stagnation or the tooth itself. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. 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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My tooth is bleeding for 5 days, what I do?

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 deep cleaning along with surgical procedures. You may consult.
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During eating rice I have chewed a stone. For this one of my front lower incisor teeth is trembling. What should I do.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
During eating rice I have chewed a stone. For this one of my front lower incisor teeth is trembling. What should I do.
Get an xray done,,visit dentist asap..For the time being take a painkiller and avoid using that tooth while eating.
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What are the ways to get rid of mouth ulcers? I usually suffer from it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist,
What are the ways to get rid of mouth ulcers? I usually suffer from it.
Take cap bnc one a day local application of metroggyl gel over ulcers, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, drink plenty of water, take fibrous food.
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How do I reduce my gum bleeding problem even though I brush two time a day its so embarrassing to talk with friends with bad breath please suggest me some home remedies.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
How do I reduce my gum bleeding problem even though I brush two time a day its so embarrassing to talk with friends w...
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint and mouth wash twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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My teeth was so yellowish I want get white teeth back so suggests me what can I do ?

BDS
Dentist,
After 20 min of meal you chew the orbit or happy dent for 20 min if it does not whiten your teeth then consult a dentist for bleaching or veneering
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My mother is suffering from low platelets count. She got purple spots on her body and her gums bleeding. What should be done to stop bleeding.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
My mother is suffering from low platelets count. She got purple spots on her body and her gums bleeding. What should ...
She should be on platelets theraphy avoid foods not suitable to her and have a consultation with the dactor.
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I have front two lengthy bigger teeth looks not good so what's solution please reply.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I have front two lengthy bigger teeth looks not good so what's solution please reply.
You can go for intentional rct in particular teeth and crown on teeth it is one option,still after checking clinically we can go for proper conclusion and diagnosis,and according to we can proceed for treatment.
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Tooth sensitivity

MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Tooth sensitivity
Tooth sensitivity can affect one or more teeth. It’s most common when you eat or drink something hot, cold, sweet, or sour. Sometimes a breath of cold air can set it off. The pain can be sharp and sudden and can shoot deep into the nerve endings of your teeth.
Steps to Reduce Tooth Sensitivity
The good news is there are many ways to control sensitive teeth. You can:

Brush and floss regularly. Use proper brushing and flossing techniques to thoroughly clean all parts of your teeth and mouth.
Use a soft-bristled toothbrush. Brush gently and carefully around the gum line so you don’t remove gum tissue.
Use a toothpaste for sensitive teeth. Several brands are available. Regular use should make teeth less sensitive. You may need to try several brands to find the product that works best for you. Another tip: Spread a thin layer on the exposed tooth roots with your finger or a Q-tip before you go to bed. Use a fluoridated toothpaste, not a tartar control one.
Watch what you eat. Avoid lots of highly acidic foods and drinks.
Use fluoridated dental products. Using a fluoridated mouth rinse daily can decrease sensitivity. Ask your dentist about products available for home use.
Don’t grind your teeth. Use a mouth guard at night.
See your dentist every 6 months (or sooner, depending on your condition).
If you still have discomfort, talk to your dentist. There may be a procedure that can help. He might recommend:

White fillings(bonding) to cover exposed root surfaces
Fluoride varnishes applied to the exposed root surface
Dentin sealers applied to the exposed root surface
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I bit my lip very badly while eating chicken. I am not even able to eat anything. Suggest me any solution.

Master in Dental Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Apply topical la over the region and wait for 5-7 days it to heal do not have hot and spice food till then. Keep that area clean to prevent any infection.
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Dear sir, I ask you one question, my teeth is paining then m night dinner complete after the pain start. So what do I do sir.

BDS
Dentist, Ludhiana
Dear sir, I ask you one question, my teeth is paining then m night dinner complete after the pain start. So what do I...
Avoid chewing food from that side, most likly treatment you need is root canal for that particular tooth. There may be food lodgement somewhere causing discomfort. Concern nearby dentist.
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