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Dr. Chitre Anand Kumar Prabhakar

Dentist, Mumbai

500 at clinic
Dr. Chitre Anand Kumar Prabhakar Dentist, Mumbai
500 at clinic
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Our team includes experienced and caring professionals who share the belief that our care should be comprehensive and courteous - responding fully to your individual needs and preferences....more
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Dr. Chitre Anand Kumar Prabhakar is a renowned Dentist in Opera House, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Chitre Dental Clinic in Opera House, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Chitre Anand Kumar Prabhakar on Lybrate.com.

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Some of friends told me that cleaning/whitening my teeth at the dentist's will take its enamel off and they will become sensitive to hot and cold food/water. Is that true?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Some of friends told me that cleaning/whitening my teeth at the dentist's will take its enamel off and they will beco...
Hi lybrate-user cleaning and whitening of teeth are two different things. Cleaning is known as scaling and it doesn't remove enamel layer where as whitening is done by bleaching which can cause sensitivity to hot and cold. Hope it clarifies your doubt
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MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Removable dentures are made to wear only during day time. Do not wear them overnight as it can cause a fungal infection like candidiasis. Also keep your dentures clean to keep it infection free.
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BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Here are some tips to help you look after your teeth.

1. Brush at least twice a day.
The best time to brush teeth is after meals. Choose a toothbrush with a small head for better access to back teeth. Soft bristles are kinder on your gums.

2. Use fluoridated toothpaste.
Fluoride helps to harden tooth enamel and reduces your risk of decay.

3. Brush thoroughly.
Tooth brushing should take between two and three minutes.

4. Floss your teeth daily.
Use a slow and gentle sawing motion.

5. Limit acidic drinks like soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices.
Food acids soften tooth material and dissolve the minerals in tooth enamel, causing holes (cavities or caries). In severe cases, teeth may be ‘eaten’ right down to the gum.

6. Limit sugary foods.
Bacteria in dental plaque change sugars into acids.

7. Protect your teeth from injury.
Wear a mouth guard or full-face helmet when playing sports.

8. Try to save a knocked out tooth.
If possible, hold the tooth back in place while you seek immediate dental advice. If this is not possible, wrap the tooth in plastic or place it in milk and seek dental advice immediately.

9. Avoid using your teeth for anything other than chewing food.
If you use them to crack nuts, remove bottle tops or rip open packaging, you risk chipping or even breaking your teeth.

10. See your dentist for regular check-ups.
You should also visit your dentist if you have a dental problem such as a toothache or bleeding gums.
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I have sensitivity problem in my teeth. So please kindly suggest me some genuine suggestion thanks.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
I have sensitivity problem in my teeth.
So please kindly suggest me some genuine suggestion thanks.
One need to see your teeth to see problem areas of your sensitive teeth. Accordingly teeth cleaning and filling can b done.
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Dr. I think I have geographic thong continue 5 months. What is the reasons of geographic thing and please tell it is medicine.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dr. I think I have geographic thong continue 5 months. What is the reasons of geographic thing and please tell it is ...
You are having geographic tongue geographic tongue is the name of a condition that gets its name from its map-like appearance on the upper surface and sides of the tongue. It may occur in other areas of your mouth, as well. You must understand and will be relieved to know that geographic tongue is a harmless, benign condition that isn't linked to any infection. Two other names for geographic tongue are benign migratory glossitis and erythema migrans. However, it tends to affect middle-aged or older adults more often. It appears to be more common in women than in men. Kindly visit dental surgeon for check up and treatment.
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Cosmetic Alignment of Teeth- Fast, easy and painless

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Cosmetic Alignment of Teeth- Fast, easy and painless

Cosmetic dentistry can help you have a straight aligned teeth in only 2-3 dental visits. The entire process is nearly painless and can be done in single visit for some minor corrections.

Cosmetic correction can be done for-

1) misaligned teeth

2) deformed or discolored teeth

3) decayed or broken teeth.

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Hi, My question is to a Dentist. I have an upcoming third molar in horizontal direction at lower jaw. So it has to be extracted. My question is if the tooth is extracted at lower jaw then is it necessary to remove it's partner tooth at upper jaw? Thanks in advance.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Post Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management (P.G.D.H.M)
Dentist, Mumbai
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My question is to a Dentist.
I have an upcoming third molar in horizontal direction at lower jaw. So it has to be...
Hi lybrate-user, As a general rule we do recommend to get both upper and lower extracted in a single go. If the lower tooth has to be removed, the upper one, starts to come down and impinges on the gums, as there is no resisting force to stop that movement. Every tooth in our mouth is in its position because it has an opposing tooth. But this process of the upper tooth coming down takes months to happen, so you may choose to just do one tooth removal at a time and leave the upper one when it troubles you.
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My son is 6 years old and getting new teeth. But new teeth is coming behind old teeth and old teeth is not broken. Is this all right?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
No. Please consult a dentist. Most probably he will remove the milk teeth. Or else it will cause crowding of teeth.
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TEETH WHITENING

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
TEETH WHITENING
To lighten the colour of your yellow teeth and remove stains, teeth whitening procedure can be done with your dentist recommendation.
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After removal of wisdom teeth up to what time I wait to take any raw food rather than liquid food what are precautions should I take after wisdom teeth extraction.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
After removal of wisdom teeth up to what time I wait to take any raw food rather than liquid food what are precaution...
You can take proper food after one day. Try to keep the operated area clean. Gargle with warm water twice a day.
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BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
Rinse your mouth with an alchohol-free mouth wash after every meal to avoid the formation of bacteria.
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I hv done ortho treatment.But my tooth hv not gone inside?

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Kindly check whether your Was the Ortho Treatment Done by A specialist or a general Practitioner? Kindly Get your Xrays OPG and Lat.Cephalogram done first and followed by a specilist consulation an Experienced Orthodontist would help you solve your problem
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Easing Your Dental Anxieties

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Easing Your Dental Anxieties

Dental anxiety or the fear of dentistry has been a buzz word for many to ignore and avoid trips to the dental chair unless there's a very strong pain related stimulus to do so.

While going to the dentist has never been perceived as a pleasant predicament to be in, the levels or degree to which they feel this unpleasantness, can vary widely from person to person.

There are those of us who just feel like procrastinating the appointment and then there are those of us who cannot sleep the previous night and pass out or throw up when we actually make it to the appointment.

Scientific basis underlying this is the degree of fear that you associate with the experience, so no matter whether you are just anxious or downright phobic here are a few things that'll help you keep your emotions and fear in check.

All talk no work -discussion based appointment.

If you're anxious or phobic it helps to ensure that you have all your concerns addressed before you jump on to the chair. (and so to speak the unknown)

Help your dentist identify the things that maybe difficult for you. People are usually scared of particular things like for some of maybe the sound of the drill, for others the water in their mouth so ensure you identify and communicate what's most unacceptable to you so that the dentist can be cautious and customize your treatment.

Timing is key

Fix your appointment before pain hits.

Communicate the degree of fear while making the appointment or request a tele consult to discuss your particular concerns.

Try and schedule a time when you can ensure the doctor is expecting you and won't keep you waiting so your anxiety doesn't grow.

Do your research

When choosing a practice ensure you know what their philosophy is in general and how do they manage dental pain, anxiety and phobias.

It would be advisable to ensure you are going to a practice trained and geared to manage your specific issues.

Besides being a great dental clinic with the right team and technology -the doctor needs to empathise with the reality of dental fear and should be trained to treat you in a different way then regular patients who can

Check in advance if the practice is painfree.

If you do end up doing the procedure,

Break your fear into bite sized chunks

Then ensure you choose to start with a smaller treatment and a shorter session like a cleaning or something that you don't attach fear to.

Once you have a rapport with the doctor you tend to build trust and get comfortable you can start coming in more regularly.

Do not do an internet search on your problem or talk to friends or relatives

The worst thing an anxious patient can do is tap the wrong resource for information. Please ensure that you are not self diagnosing and finding things that match your symptoms online. Things appear way more gory than they actually are on the internet! another mistake that people make often is discussing their dental problem with friends and family who further scare you with their bad experiences and your fear is compounded to a point where you now think all their cumulative dental mishaps are sure to happen to you.
Our advice is follow the above steps find the right doctor and then just sit back relax and enjoy your smile! 

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I am 36 years old my teeth is yellow what should I do.

BDS
Dentist,
I am 36 years old my teeth is yellow what should I do.
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. Tobacco use. Smoking or chewing tobacco can stain 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 have pain in my teeth and my gums bleeds a lot specially when I eat something cold. Can you please suggest some medication.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have pain in my teeth and my gums bleeds a lot specially when I eat something cold. Can you please suggest some med...
bleeding gums are sign of gum infection due to accumulation of plaque on teeth. go for scaling and polishing of teeth. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. maintain proper oral hygiene.
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A friend told me that i have bad breath. I do brush in mrg. Then do mouth wash with water after every meal. Still I think I have bad breath. What should I Do?

BDS
Dentist,
First u need to checkup to dentist. And cause is stomach problem like acidity or may cause less quantity of saliva or may b sticky saliva.
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RESPECTED SIR, I HAVE PROBLEM IN TOOTH , THE BACTERIA DEVELOPED BETWWEN THE GAPS OF THE TEETH GETTING PAIN.WHAT IS THE SOLUTION.

Hi If you are experiencing pain, visit your dentist. He might take an Xray to confirm the extent of the cavity.
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If I do scaling and polishing in every 6 month will it affect my teeth in future?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
If I do scaling and polishing in every 6 month will it affect my teeth in future?
All individuals requires scaling (cleaning) & polishing to be done atleast once in 6 months to maintain our oral hygiene clean. Our toothbrush is not much finely designed to clean all the plaque and calculi in the interdental areas of the teeth, which is the area where most of the calculus accumulate much and has to be removed regularly using scalers by the dentist.
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How can I whiten my teeth which are effected by chlorine. I mean my teeth's are in yellow, so to whiten my which is the best treatment.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
How can I whiten my teeth which are effected by chlorine. I mean my teeth's are in yellow, so to whiten my which is t...
That must be fluoride. options are to go for bleaching or veneers. you can go for crown also. as the color of teeth can not be changed . Either it can be masked or covered. Best results can be planned after seeing the teeth clinically. attach a picture of your teeth.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Ibuprofen and aspirin - the most common pain killers can be consumed to reduce the inflammation in the mouth by the root canal treatment.
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