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Dr. Balkrishna Alva

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Balkrishna Alva Dentist, Mumbai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Balkrishna Alva is a popular Dentist in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can visit him at Dr. Alvas Clinic in Mumbai, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Balkrishna Alva on Lybrate.com.

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Sir, I am suffering from sensitivity in my teeth. Please suggest me what should I use?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, Teeth have a protective layer called enamel with age the enamel wears off and become thin which causes to become teeth sensitive to cold and hot. You need to get a professional check up done to know the exact cause and solution of your problem. Regards
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MDS
Dentist, Nashik
Your lips might feel dry when you are undergoing the orthodontic treatment. Apply lip balm to remove the dryness and moisten your lips.
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I am 25 years old and I want to put braces for teeth alignment .but . Will it be good idea to get treatment?

BDS, FICOI, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
Dentist, Bangalore
Of course you can go head with the treatment. Treatment time might be 1 year to 1.5 years because treatment time vary from case to case.
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What is the treatment of the toothache and cavities? Which kind of toothpaste best for anti cavities?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Tooth ache can be due to cavity or gum issues. If itis a cavity then you need to get a root canal treatment done followed by a crown. Smaller not deep cavity can be cure with fillings. To prevent cavity use fluoride rich tooth paste.
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My salivary gland secretion is very much high ever moment I have to split what can I do to over secretion of saliva.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Although excessive saliva is not too common, there are a number of conditions that can cause it - some harmless, others more serious. It is possible that your saliva problems are just a result of the way you speak. Some people speak faster or slower than others, just as some people blink more often, breathe faster, or have a more rapid heartbeat. This may just be what's normal for you. Since it is negatively affecting your life, I suggest your problem can be ignored. However there are medical conditions that causes excessive salivation injection glycopyrrolate reduces secretions in the mouth, throat, airway, and stomach.
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My son is 26 years old. He was having very good set of teeth. Now, for the last 3-4 years he has got cavities in his teeth one after the another. He has got cavities in 4 teeth. Can you please suggest any remedy/precaution/diet so that cavities in his teeth can be stopped further. Thanks and regards.

MDS Endodontist, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist,
He needs to check if he has changed his eating and brushing habits. Please make sure brushibg three times a day and oral mouth washes are a must for proper oral Heath care. For any further query plZ visit is. Dr. Meeta Malik Medident - The Multispeciality Dental Clinic Sector -52; noida
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She is not able to eat spicy food, though she can eat and drink hot and cold beverages and food. Her teeth are NOT sensitive towards sensation. She has shown it to many dentists and some of them said that due to her pointed teeth, there are cuts in the inner part of the cheeks and that is the reason why she is not able to eat spicy food. All the prescriptions given by the dentists have been followed by her but there has been no relief till now. She has even changed the toothpaste and has also changed the toothbrush. Please guide me what to do now.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dear, you said she is unable to eat spicy food and her skin in mouth is sensitive to spicy food and her teeth are not sensitive. Please visit dental surgeon for checkup. Advise her to be well hydrated and use hydrogen per oxide for gargles and take tab b complex one in a day for a week. Apply boro glycerin mouth paint treatment to keep mouth healthy and free from ulceration is to have smooth teeth and cleaning and polishing. She can use colgate total paste and listerin mouthwash twice a day.
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Sir I have been facing mouth ulccers for the last two years. It happens almost once every month. Please sugest what to do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
How's you are stomach take fibrous food add two bananas to your diet take bnc caps once daily use metrogyldg gel locally.
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Doc I am tested 10th week and 14th week tridot test do not know what generation. After unsafe exposure. They came non reactive. But my symptoms are not leaving me. I am very tensed from last month still today. I have lost 8 kg of weight also. Thought of being hiv pos is killing me. These are my symptoms. 1.weak shoulder at point. Two weeks now 2.neck tight. Two weeks now 3.heavy head. From start 4.oral thrush. More than month 5.hairy tongue. Same 6.tiny red dots on tongue. Same 7.body trigger points fluctuate. Two weeks 8.armpit lymph. First symptom at least 2.5-month-old 1.5 cm 9.penis gland discolored. Sometime feels 10. Extra dry skin. Legs face hands 11. Sometime raised dots appeared on penis glan some time plain 12. Skin rash in first week 13.102 fever for 4-5 days in starting 14. Depression. Still today I had zocon for 10 days but no response. Now I have shown to ent. He is again given allegra and betadine gargle with antiseptic gel to apply. But I see no difference. Please help and suggest what to do. Is it Hiv? please reply.

MBBS, MD - Psychiatry, MBA (Healthcare)
Psychiatrist, Davanagere
Good Morning ~ If you were tested twice after exposure at the 10th and 14th week and both of them were negative, it is very unlikely to be HIV infection. You probably have some sexually transmitted infections and you need to see a doctor immediately for the infections like candida etc which need to be treated.
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Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis
Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.
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One big gap between my wisedom teeth in left upper jaw, anything I eat enters the gap, comes out only after careful brushing, should I extract it out.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
If it is causing chronic problem get it removed. It is advisable to get proper clinical and radiological evaluation before you go for extraction.
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I have ulcers in my mouth. They happen very often. More often than others. I would like a solution for this.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Ulcers are normally due to vitamin deficiency or bad digestion. Other causes dry mouth, change in lifestyle, allergies to certain foods and medication, increase body heat, consumption of oilly n spicy food. So start taking some vitamin supplements. Apply local anaesthetic ointment like dologel. Avoid oilly n spicy food completely. Eat more balanced and healthy diet.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Proper Brushing

Proper brushing is essential for cleaning teeth and gums effectively.

Use a toothbrush with soft, nylon, round-ended bristles that will not scratch and irritate teeth or damage gums.

Place bristles along the gumline at a 45-degree angle. Bristles should contact both the tooth surface and the gumline.

Gently brush the outer tooth surfaces of 2-3 teeth using a vibrating back & forth rolling motion. A rolling motion is when the brush makes contact with the gumline and is moved downward toward the chewing surface. Move brush to the next group of two to three teeth and repeat.

Maintain a 45-degree angle with bristles contacting the tooth surface and gumline. Gently brush using back, forth, and rolling motion along all of the inner tooth surfaces.

Tilt brush vertically behind the front teeth. Make several up & down strokes using the front half of the brush.

Place the brush against the biting surface of the teeth & use a gentle back & forth scrubbing motion.

Brush the tongue from back to front to remove odor-producing bacteria.

Remember to replace your toothbrush every three to four months. Researchers have established that thousands of microbes grow on toothbrush bristles and handles. Most are harmless, but others can cause cold and flu viruses, the herpes virus that causes cold sores, and bacteria that can cause periodontal infections.
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MDS
Dentist, Nashik
Dairy products, soft breads, softer grains, sea food and soft meat, soft cooked vegetables and many more are braces friendly foods i.e. Which can be eaten without any difficulty even when one is undertaking the orthodontic treatment.
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I'm 23 years old. My tongue is remain white throughout whole day. My friends suggested me its oral thrush. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash. 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. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical. Strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. 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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Dear Sir/Ma'am my teeth are yellowing specially in lower side. Please guide me what to do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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Doctor, Mai jab kuch meetha khati hu to mere left side ke upar vale teeth me continue 1-2 hour tak dard hota hai.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
You probably have a decayed tooth. Get yourself examined by a dentist. An xray will reveal the problem as well as the treatment plan can be decided.
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BDS
Dentist, Patna
Always get regular checkup of your teeth to avoid complications and also reduce stress as this will result in long life of the tooth
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Iam an eight month pregnant women having twenty one years old and first pregnancy. And also having iron tablets and calcium tablets daily. I had heavy pain and bleeding from my teeth. What is the reason for this?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
During pregnancy due to hormonal imbalance there may be some problem in teeth occur. This may aggregate gum problem. So during second trimester must clean your teeth and if any cavity restore your teeth to avoid such type of problem. There is no need to worry and take pain killer with doctor concern.
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Hi i Am having black lines in root of my teeth. Can you please suggest me regarding that problem.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use soft brush n std tooth paste.
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