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Dr. C A Hitkari

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. C A Hitkari Dentist, Mumbai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
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I am 62 years old male no diabetic. Tenormin 25 & stamlo 5 take for BP. No drink. No smoking Last 3 day when I eat spicy my mouth burn. Please suggest medicine.

Master of Physical Therapy MPT CARDIO, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Rajkot
I am 62 years old male no diabetic. Tenormin 25 & stamlo 5 take for BP. No drink. No smoking
Last 3 day when I eat sp...
Apply ghee or butter with food. consume butter milk with food daily. take food with much amount of fiber, mouth burn due to thinning of mucus in mouth. and spicy food. take ghee or butter before food.
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Toothbrush Vs. Electric Toothbrush - What's a Better Pick?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Toothbrush Vs. Electric Toothbrush - What's a Better Pick?

Manual Toothbrush vs. Electric Toothbrush

In a world where every little thing is being automated, why must the activity of brushing your teeth be left behind? Well unless scientists come up with a technique that entirely renders brushing your teeth unnecessary, the only thing we can rely on as of today is easing the activity. And that has been done by bringing in the electronic toothbrushes in the market.

The manual toothbrush was invented in the 1930s. Several upgrades and updates were added to the toothbrush, and in the 1990s, the electronic toothbrush was introduced. Is it better than the manual toothbrush, or is the vintage route more beneficial, let's take a look:

  • Cost: Electronic toothbrushes cost significantly more than manual toothbrushes. A manual toothbrush could cost on an average Rs. 30-Rs.40, whereas an electronic toothbrush costs close to Rs.400-Rs.500.
  • Features: Unless you have a set timer in front of you, the time you take to brush your teeth manually solely depends on you. Electronic toothbrushes come with a built in timer which you can set at 2 minutes or more (2 minutes being the appropriate time considered for effective cleaning of teeth). This built-in timer saves you from relying on your guesswork and effectively helps you clean your teeth according to the recommended timings.
  • Convenience: Manual toothbrushes are convenient to carry while traveling. They have negligible weight and can fit into any travel pouch easily. Electronic toothbrushes, on the other hand, are heavy in weight and need a battery charger to be carried along, which makes them a pain to carry around.
  • Effort: Electronic toothbrushes significantly reduce your effort put into the activity. All you need to do is tilt your toothbrush to a 45-degree angle, and let the toothbrush do all the work. Whereas, manual toothbrushes, require you to carefully use proper brushing techniques to get the best results and thus require more effort.
  • Options: Manual toothbrushes come with a huge variety of bristles, heads, colors etc. For sensitive gums, one can pick a toothbrush with soft bristles; for kids, one can pick a toothbrush with a smaller head to fit into their mouths. Electronic toothbrushes, as of today do not come in a variety of sizes or bristle types. Thus, the choice and utility are restricted.


And the most important factor-

Oral health maintenance: Electronic toothbrushes are known to give better results in comparison to manual toothbrushes when it comes to removing plaque and gingivitis. Also in the case of children when you cannot ensure whether they are brushing their teeth properly, electronic toothbrushes come to the rescue.

Though electronic toothbrushes give better results with lesser effort, manual toothbrushes have their own conveniences, too.

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Related Tip: Is it More Important to Brush Your Teeth in the Night Than in the Morning?

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Respected Mam, I M 5 Month Pregnant meri akal daad me lagbag 8 month pehle half kide ne ka li thi us time me doctor ke pass gayi thi to usne lagbag 15 din dawai kane ko di. But jab maine conceive kar liya to me nahi gayi. Us time mujhe koi pain bhi nahi tha but ab pain bhi hota hai or daad me khana atak bhi jata hai. Usi row me uperside me ek daad me black kida lad gaya hai me 2-3 din se paresaan hu khan chabha ke khane me taklif hoti hai of side me atak bhi jata hai plse tell here me kya karu actualy kisi ne bole the dentist hard medicine dete hai jis se baby pe effect hoga.

M.Sc - Medical Bio-chemistry, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
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I M 5 Month Pregnant meri akal daad me lagbag 8 month pehle half kide ne ka li thi us time me doctor k...
It is completely your ignorance that you did not get the proper treatment before pregnancy. Now you are in second trimester which is the best time for dental treatment but without radiation exposure and with some other precautions. You should consult a dental surgeon so that he or she can open the tooth to relieve the pain. And medication should be decided after consulting your gynacologist. Extracting a tooth may cause other complications which need heavy antibiotics that will not be suitable in this condition. Get it done before 6 month of pregnancy.
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I am 48 years old. Male. I have a problem with stinking of my mouth when I talk and even from nose.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Significant reduction inplaque levels of S. Mutans was observed with the use of xylitol, sodium fluoride and triclosan containing mouth rinse
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मुहँ के अनदर गाल की मे जलन है और खुरदुरापन है ये 15, 20 दिनो से है दवा खाने पर ठीक हो गया था लेकिन फिर हो गया है क्या करू कोई उपाय बताय सर या कोई doctor बताये plz.

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Homeopath, Raebareli
मुहँ के अनदर गाल की मे जलन है और खुरदुरापन है ये 15, 20 दिनो से है दवा खाने पर ठीक हो गया था लेकिन फिर हो गया है क्या...
Please note that you are having pharyngitis and this needs proper treatment. Avoid cold food/drinks in any form/citrus fruits Stay warm Do not take too much hot food/drinks - it should be at normal temperature. Take Belladonna 30 - thrice daily 4 pills for next 10 days Continue treatment.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Toothpicks can be an alternative to use for flossing if dental floss is not available. Remember not to be too harsh while using it.
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Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Avoid consuming food which might get stuck in your braces especially sticky and chewy food.
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Hi, I am 27 years old female. I want to get braces done before I get married. I am looking forward to get lingual braces done as I don't want them to be noticed by people. Can anyone tell me the pros and cons of lingual braces. I have really unorganized teeth. I know it is very late to get braces but I fear the pain it would cause and have delayed a lot. Also, I want to know the price they would cost, duration, care etc.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
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I am 27 years old female. I want to get braces done before I get married. I am looking forward to get lingual bra...
U may go ahead lingual braces r esthetically designed n r not painful mild discomfort yes that to more initially it takes about eighteen months to complete tt cost depends on case to case lingual braces r more costly. U may have to get four teeth removed to start with to generate space if u can send a few pics of ur inside mouth n any xray will b able to tell better
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I have gaps between my front teeth. How do we fix that? Do I need to get veneers or braces?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I have gaps between my front teeth. How do we fix that? Do I need to get veneers or braces?
Hello, the gap between teeth can be closed by: 1. Orthodontic (braces) treatment which is the best and most conservative treatment. This is the right age to get it done. Visit an orthodontist and get it checked. 2. Veneers 3. Crowns.
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I am 45 year old male, there is cavity in my left side one of teeth. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I am 45 year old male, there is cavity in my left side one of teeth. What should I do?
Get it restored from a dentist. After checking t xray of tooth, one can find out whether it s deep or not.
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I had high fever 3week back Now I noticed reddish spots over the body and gum bleeding for 2days. What should I do? Is it serious?

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General Physician, Cuttack
I had high fever 3week back
Now I noticed reddish spots over the body and gum bleeding for 2days.
What should I do? I...
It could be dengue. Immediately get your blood examined for Dengue antigen (NS1) test and blood platelet count. Get yourself hospitalized for treatment
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I often get mouth ulcers. Its very painful can't able to eat anything n so m irritated really wanna get rid of it. Pls help.

BDS
Dentist, Patna
I often get mouth ulcers. Its very painful can't able to eat anything n so m irritated really wanna get rid of it. Pl...
Ulcers in the mouth may result from irregular sleep and diet habits. Malnutrition also is a cause. Genetic factors also contribute which result in cycles of ulcers round the year. Eat balanced diet. Take any vitamin supplements for a month. Gargle your mouth with warm salt water whenever you have ulcers.
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How I stop my teeth pain because I choose every time different toothpaste and my. Teeth gonna pain again so how I prevent my pain.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
How I stop my teeth pain because I choose every time different toothpaste and my. Teeth gonna pain again so how I pre...
Teeth pain may be due to various reasons like infection, sensitivity or trauma. If your teeth is decayed it is better to get it filled or treated by a dentist. If you are opting for root canal treatment do not forget to get a crown on the effected tooth. If you want to go for only medicinal treatment so let me tell you only medicine are not going to be very effective untill you get this treated by a dentist.
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I was suffer by a problem of yellow teeth for whitening what will I do for whitening.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I was suffer by a problem of yellow teeth for whitening what will I do for whitening.
There are several causes of tooth discoloration, including: foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables (for example, apples and potatoes) can stain your teeth. Poor dental hygiene. Inadequate brushing and flossing. Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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I am 3rd month pregnant. Since 1 years I am suffering with bad breath. I am brushing daily two times or three times. I tried all home remedies and changed many tooth pastes also no use. I am working. I am facing lot of problems with this. And I am pregnant now not able use any medication also. Please please suggest me solution to over come this permanently.

B.D.S., M.D.S. - Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Dentist, Bhiwandi
I am 3rd month pregnant. Since 1 years I am suffering with bad breath. I am brushing daily two times or three times. ...
It is very common in pregnancy to have bad breath as you will have gingivitis because of hormonal changes. You should go for scaling and use mouthwwash containing chlorhexidine.
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In my teeth sm time blood comes out. But my teeth are in good condition no cavity. Pls help me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
In my teeth sm time blood comes out. But my teeth are in good condition no cavity. Pls help me.
Homoeopathic medicine MERC SOL 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops today night and forget this medicine PLANTAGO Q/HAMMEMELIS Q ( Dr Reckeweg) Mix both these medicines and take 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 2-3 months HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL ) Scrub teeth daily night before sleep NOTE-Use brush with soft bristles and use it upside down while brushing teeth.
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I got tooth ache I am using painkillers for that. From last two days 1 tablet per day is that okay?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I got tooth ache I am using painkillers for that. From last two days 1 tablet per day is that okay?
Hi, tooth ache can be due to some reasons like abscess, caries or cavity in tooth, gum disease and many more reasons. Go for physical examination first to get diagnosed correctly. No, pain killers are not permanent solution for tooth ache as it causes other damages if you continue them for long duration.
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There is swelling and pain on the vein under my tongue. There are two veins kind of thing (salivary gland I think) In one of that got swollen and it is disturbing while touching it in teeth. It has got swollen and its paining too. Is this normal? Or I want to consult a doctor? Is there any home remedies?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
U need to consult a Dentist or better an oral surgeon as d swelling may be a salivary stone or acute trauma causing swelling. Need an examination.
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