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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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Hi, I have mouth ulcers and it's paining what should I do to get rid of it quickly?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi, I have mouth ulcers and it's paining what should I do to get rid of it quickly?
Hi lybrate-user there r many reasons for mouth ulcers, which dignosing clinically can not say, if its recurrent then visit to private clinic and if occassional then you can take vit b casuples once daily or a drug name nerubion forte or can apply dental gels like dolo gel ct etc.
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Most of the teeth in my mouth, I feel it's loose and shaking. I have this sensation every time after eating hard food like roti, chikki etc. Is it a problem?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Most of the teeth in my mouth, I feel it's loose
 and shaking. 
I have this sensation every time after eating hard fo...
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, 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. 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.
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MY Two wisdom teeth melt I don't know Why. Actually I had a surgery of my head in 2007 (sub Dural Haematoma) Is it because of surgery pls tell me. I have a Gingivitis problem of gums also.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Consult a periodontist get deep gingival curettage done can u pl explain what do u mean by melt or u can send X-ray or pic of ur wisdom teeth
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Hello doctors mere muh me chhale huye hai, 3 dino se bolne me thodi si problum ata hai. abhi me Becozym C Forte le raha hun kya ye sahi hai?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. 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 one teeth on upper jaw left side used for eating is broken from the middle leaving wall both sides.What I shall do.Secondly one teeth used for eating on right side bottom jaw is broken from side leaving balance.What shall be done.

PG Dip PUBLIC HEALTH, BDS
Dentist, Salem
Both the teeth seems to be decayed long before and due to left untreated the decay lead to fracture of tooth. Booth the teeth can be possibly saved by undergoing root canal treatment and post and core(strengthening of broken tooth area) and a crown. Meet a dentist as soon as possible.TAKE CARE. DR.KAARTHIK.
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I am 20 years old. I am feeling embarrassed with pyria. Can I get a solution for this?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
I am 20 years old. I am feeling embarrassed with pyria. Can I get a solution for this?
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, you need to consult a dentist for more specific diagnosis and treatment would be tailored accordingly.
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My six years old daughter got two additional teeth behind front two teeth of her lower jaw. One teeth is two months old and another is four month old. What should be the remedy? Should we wait till naturally fall of her teeth?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
My six years old daughter got two additional teeth behind front two teeth of her lower jaw. One teeth is two months o...
the teeth which re behind they are permenant teeth. front teeth will fall on themshelves & back teeth will come in their natural space.
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I am planning to go for wires in my teeth as I have little gaps in between my teeth and am also wanting to have a great smile. I am confused as from where should I get it done. The metal wire (silver one) costs rs. 6000 in vydehi dental college whereas the same item costs rs 18000 at a local dental clinic in whitefield. How would I know from where to get it done?

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am planning to go for wires in my teeth as I have little gaps in between my teeth and am also wanting to have a gre...
Orthodontic treatment is a long term treatment and in colleges, you can never be sure that the same dentist is going to treat you for the entire duration of treatment. Select a good orthodontist of repute and go with it.
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My left side teeth has pain. Please suggest what I do. I do not want to take medicine for pain.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
My left side teeth has pain. Please suggest what I do. I do not want to  take medicine for pain.
You can use following drug tab-enzoflam 2time in day tab-metrozyl 3time in day cap-omoxi500mg 3 time in day for the permanent cure visit dentist.
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My teeth strength is decreasing. I don't know why. Can you please suggest the diet to overcome this issue.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth strength is decreasing. I don't know why. Can you please suggest the diet to overcome this issue.
Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. 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. Check your mouth regularly for any unusual sores and lesions. Visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and have regular thorough dental check-ups where your dentist will look at the health of both your teeth and your mouth. Most importantly, do not delay seeking immediate advice from a dentist or medical professional if you notice any unusual symptoms or sores on your lips or in your mouth.
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I have gap between my two upper front teeth. What should I do. Which type of doctor should I consult among dentist. please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have gap between my two upper front teeth. What should I do. Which type of doctor should I consult among dentist. p...
Dear in indian mythology this is sign of good luck. Kindly visit cosmetic dental surgeon for checkup. Use colgate tooth paste and listerin mouth wash.
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MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food. Using them for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can result in chipped or broken teeth.
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BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
Protect your gums from getting hurt in the process of brushing by keeping your toothbrush at a 45 degree angle.

Mg friend is 20 years old. Mawa khane ki wajah se uska muh puri tarah se nahi kulta pahele muh me 4 finger chali jati thi aur ab to 2 ungli jitna hi kulta hai wo kya kare ki muh pura khul sake? koi upay btaye?

BDS
Dentist, Amravati
Sabse pahle mawa khana chod de yahi ek upay hai. Roj hari sabji khaye tomato khaye. Aur mouth exercise kare.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Do u have gap between teeth?
Reasons for gap between teeth are: hereditary, chipped tooth, broken filling, habit- thumb sucking, incorrect swallowing reflex, using of a toothpick, improper technique of using a floss, if the jaw size is larger than the tooth size, abnormal frenum attachment, missing tooth, extra tooth, tumor growth.

Never neglect a gap between teeth as it can cause food lodgment, tooth decay, bad breath, drifting of teeth and finally loss of tooth if not treated in time. Gaps either small or large can be treated, for further assistance you can call us or visit us at the clinic.
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Hi I have a small boil in my mouth, from that puse is coming. What should I do the treatment?

MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
There is abscess you need to see your dentist immediately and see whether tooth can be saved by rct.
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Brushing baking soda on your teeth twice a month can remove the stains of coffee

BDS
Dentist, Nashik
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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BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Get your oral cavity checked by the proffesional once in a year.

I have sensitivity problem in my teeth. Nowadays gum bleeding is also there whenever I brush my teeth. What should I do. Please suggest. Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have sensitivity problem in my teeth. Nowadays gum bleeding is also there whenever I brush my teeth. What should I ...
You visit to a dentist for scaling and polishing procedure and also use potassium nitrate containing paste and apply gum astringent on gums.
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My teeth are not in one, if I do the leveling of teeth operation is it good after operation, is it no problem.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
My teeth are not in one, if I do the leveling of teeth operation is it good after operation, is it no problem.
Pls visit any orthodontist for your problem. He will be the right person to give opinion in your case. Mild malalignment can be corrected by proper smile designing. But if you have gross problem lot of things need to be considered. Proper diagnostic xrays and models of your mouth needs to be made.
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