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Dr. Balakrishna Alva

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Balakrishna Alva Dentist, Mumbai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Balakrishna Alva is a trusted Dentist in Prabhadevi, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Alvas Dental Clinic in Prabhadevi, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Balakrishna Alva on Lybrate.com.

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When I am drinking hot or cold water then my teeth facing sensitivity problem. Give me advice which toothpaste good for me.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
When I am drinking hot or cold water then my teeth facing sensitivity problem. Give me advice which toothpaste good f...
Get your dental check up done if no cavities r present then you can use thermoseal ra toothpaste but just for one month then switch over to your normal toothpaste like colgate.
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I have my front tooth displaced due to repeated falling and is shaking, please recommend sound advise and some medicines.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I have my front tooth displaced due to repeated falling and is shaking, please recommend sound advise and some medici...
If severe mobility is there then go for extraction and get them replaced. If the mobility is not considerable then you can go for splinting of your front teeth and try to avoid biting from front teeth.
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My question is like what we have to do if I get blood in my gums and teeth and also they smell bad because of the blood. Even I couldn't eat apple, banana etc, so, please suggest me a good solution for this. I really want that my gums get healthy and also not smelly as fast as possible. It would pleasure if you suggest me any suitable option for all this regards

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
My question is like what we have to do if I get blood in my gums and teeth and also they smell bad because of the blo...
Hello, thanx for the query. You are having gum problem calling gingivitis. You need dental scaling done by dentist. At home you can do one thing. Take a glass of warm water add 1 tps salt gargle 2 to 3 times a day daily for a week. For bad breath use mouth wash and clean tongue. For more you can consult me. Thank you drjagrati.
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Hello. I am 28 years old. My mouth become dry. And I have a problem of bad breath and gum bleeding also. please give me a suggestion for this. I am very disappoint because of bad breath and dry mouth. Feeling so much embarrassment because of this. please give me a treatment and good product for dry mouth specially.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello. I am 28 years old. My mouth become dry. And I have a problem of bad breath and gum bleeding also. please give ...
FOR DRY MOUTH: Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Drink plenty of water. For dry mouth, consider chewing sugar-free gum or sucking on sugar-free candies to help stimulate salivary flow. There also are artificial saliva’s on the market that may help to induce salivation. Sialogogues (Pilocarpine 30 mg/day. Contraindications - include many lung conditions, such as asthma, cardiac problems, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease). FOR GUM BLEEDING: You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. FOR BAD BREATH: • Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. • Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. • You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. • Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth.
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Hi I am diabetic n am suffering from pyrea my tooth has loosened and become spongy my gums are receding fast exposing my teeth to its roots kindly suggest what to do solve my tooth problem.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi I am diabetic n am suffering from pyrea my tooth has loosened and become spongy my gums are receding fast exposing...
Hi. Your medical condition needs to be controlled 1st after which dental procedures (like scaling or gum surgeries if required) could be attempted.
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What to do when having extreme pain in wisdom tooth.

BDS
Dentist,
Kindly get it extracted but before that take an x-ray of the wisdom tooth to see the positioning of the root so that the extraction doesn't becomes traumatic.
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I have a clicking sound problem in my right side jaw, can you please tell me that is it a major problem? I am waiting for your answer. Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have a clicking sound problem in my right side jaw, can you please tell me that is it a major problem? I am waiting...
It is normal. Lots of people have it. You should go see an oral surgeon. He will probably ask you to limit your mouth opening for a few days and support your lower jaw with your hand.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
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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I am 32 Years Old. And I am Suffering with Ulcer from 2 months. Please give the Solution.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
I am 32 Years Old. And I am Suffering with Ulcer from 2 months. Please give the Solution.
Avoid hot and hard food. You can apply local anesthetic gel to lesion 4-5 times daily, specially 10 minutes before meal. Do gargle and mouth wash with water. Just spit off the gel with saliva. Take green vegetables, citrus fruits and healthy food. Keep hydrated yourselves. If same ulcer is persisting since 2 months, immediately meet dental surgeon.
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How to reduce my sensitivity?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
How to reduce my sensitivity?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with desensitizing/ whitening procedures and / or artificial enamel filling you may consult me in person too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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I have mouthulser long times. Please give me good medicine for this. My age is 34. Thank you

BDS
Dentist, Tumkur
Mouth ulcer occurs because of so many reasons. Assuming that you are not using any form of tobacco. Most common is traumatic or because of tension. I suggest you to take cap eldervit zc for 3 months once daily. Take plenty of vegetables and fruits daily.
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I get mouth ulcers frequently what should I do? I constantly keep my mouth clean but still I get them. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I get mouth ulcers frequently what should I do? I constantly keep my mouth clean but still I get them. What should I do?
There are many reasons for ulcers for ex:- stress ulcer, drug allergy, systemic disease, multi-vitamin deficiency, stomach upset etc. I suggest you visit a dentist to find the etiology of ulcer for proper treatment.
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Having soured and cuts in my mouth please help me sir?

Do you have adverse habits if you are stressed out also you can have ulcer use magic mouth wash to get rid of e.
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My age is 20 iam suffering with mouth ulcers since 5 days. I am getting severe pain while taking food. Even i am using complex capsules not curing.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Surat
My age is 20 iam suffering with mouth ulcers since 5 days. I am getting severe pain while taking food. Even i am usin...
Usually mouth ulcers take 7-10 days to heal. You can apply any gel having lignocain 4-5 times a day, especially before eating. Taking b complex will not give immediate relief but it is required to be taken for atleast a month once daily. For long term effect, consult a dentist & get your vit b12 & folic acid level checked. If found deficient, take the advised proper regimen to avoid ulcers for long duration.
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Gum Pain Home Remedies

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
Gum Pain Home Remedies
Avoid touching your gums excessively with your tongue, fingers, toothbrush etc as this can lead to further irritation and possibly infection.
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I am 30 year male and have payria. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I am 30 year male and have payria. What should I do?
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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I am 22 years of age and at times face the problem of having bad breathe. I do brush regularly and wash my mouth after having food, I don't have any tooth decay too.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello, bad breath can be due to many reasons, and a good mouthwash and cleaning of teeth will help in resolving the problem.
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Hi, am 36, sugar patient with thyroid. Taking 100 MCG. My problem is for past few days i am having dry throat and mouth. Constant thirst is there, my mouth is also producing bad smell. This is for the first time am facing such a problem. Please help!

MS - ENT
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Gandhinagar
Hi, am 36, sugar patient with thyroid. Taking 100 MCG. My problem is for past few days i am having dry throat and mou...
You may try owet solution spray in mouth when you get dry throat. Also get your t3 t4 tsh again checked and adujust the dose if required.
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Sir There have gap among my teeth . Can i closed it? what it become to my child's teeth also? please consult. Age 27, male

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi.You may go for braces or else cosmetic dentistry procedure like composite veneering or laminates. .And it's not compulsory that ur child will have kind of same profile.
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I am 25 years old male. I had teeth problem from last 3 years back. So I got treatment (Root canal) while I was in my hometown (bangalore) at one the famous private polyclinic. Few weeks ago again I visited Dentist and she suggested to make root canal again for same teeth.. Even I got treatment (root canal) at saudi ARABIA. My questions are 1. Dr. every couple of years once I should get root canal? 2. I here thatvtreatment of saudi Arabian hospital is not good and it will be make side effects on future! Is this true? 3. What type of bless and tooth paste I should use?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 25 years old male. I had teeth problem from last 3 years back. So I got treatment (Root canal) while I was in my...
May need Re-root canal treatment only if the treated tooth is infected or treatment for adjacent teeth which might have been decayed. Otherwise root canal need not to be repeated again and again. It is the permanent solution for decayed tooth. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Changing the toothbrush alone donot keeps your teeth clean. All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.
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