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Dr. D S Desai

Dentist, Mumbai

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Dr. D S Desai is one of the best Dentists in Mumbai, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Ezee Dent India Pvt. lTD. in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. D S Desai and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I have jaw ache and was prescribed novaclox in the past for it. That had worked last time, can I take the same medicine this time too.

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I have jaw ache and was prescribed novaclox in the past for it. That had worked last time, can I take the same medici...
Novaclox is an antibiotic sir, that will not work for pain management, Do Not Take antibiotics unless needed, are you allergic to any particular medicines?
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The gum of my lower right canine has been bleeding of no reason. I drink 2 glasses of lemon juice everyday, so I cannot be running low in Vitamin C also have braces. What should I do?

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The gum of my lower right canine has been bleeding of no reason. I drink 2 glasses of lemon juice everyday, so I cann...
bleeding gums are sign of gum infection due to accumulation of plaque on teeth in your case due to braces. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. maintain proper oral hygiene. gargle forcefully with water after you eat or drink anything.
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What is the common reason for tooth decay and how it eradicate?

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What is the common reason for tooth decay and how it eradicate?
Improper cleaning and deposits in the mouth causes teeth decay, there fore keep your mouth clean and maintain oral hygiene. Brush your teeth twice and use antiseptic mouth wash.
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I see gaps between my teeth. Earlier it was very less. What should I do to restrict it? can you suggest some facts how to tackle immediate problems?

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I see gaps between my teeth. Earlier it was very less. What should I do to restrict it? can you suggest some facts ho...
Jus by mentioning gaps, treatment can't be suggested. If there are generalised too much of gaps then fixed orthodontic treatment is necessary. Or if its facially localised between one or two teeth it can be corrected by cosmetic procedures by incorporating composites.
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Scaling and Polishing for Healthy Teeth

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
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What is scaling?
Over time, even with regular brushing and flossing, plaque (sticky, soft, bacteria infected layer) and tartar (calcium) deposits build up on your teeth. Scaling removes the tartar and plaque with specialised equipment. Scaling effectively cleans up your teeth by using ultrasound to loosen the tartar and then using tools to scrape it off from the surface of the tooth.

What is polishing?
Polishing is done to remove excess plaque and remove stains. Scaling is always followed by polishing. Polishing also smoothes and shines the teeth to prevent plaque from building up again. It is either done by foam or fluoride gel treatment to reduce the possibility of tooth decay and sensitivity.

Why are they done?
Scaling and polishing are not only done for cosmetic reasons; they are also done for overall oral health. Excessive plaque and tartar buildup will eventually lead to the perfect environment for bacteria to thrive and multiply. The ultimate purpose of polishing and scaling is to clean the surface of the teeth so that the bacteria cannot attach to them and cause serious oral problems (such as gum disease). Also, scaling and polishing offer far better cleaning of your teeth than everyday brushing and flossing.

However, scaling and polishing is not a curative treatment. If your teeth have been damaged by cavities or other oral diseases, you need medical attention.

In fact, professionally, this treatment is called prophylactic treatment; and the word ‘prophylactic’ comes from prophylaxis, which is Greek for ‘to prevent disease’. Thus scaling and polishing is more of a preventive measure than a cure.

Do they hurt?
This process is essentially painless. Most of the people who undergo this treatment usually have the following experiences:

  1. Tickling sensation
  2. Coolness from the water used to clean the mouth
  3. Pressure during the scraping process (The dentist uses specialised tools to “scrape” the tartar deposits off the tooth’s surface). If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.
Scaling and Polishing for Healthy Teeth
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Mouth ulcers continues to occur for months? what should I do?

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Mouth ulcers continues to occur for months? what should I do?
Hello use capsule neurobion once daily for 15 days. Usually this problem might be due to your irregular diet. So increase vegetables and rice, reduce snacks and spicy food. Thank you.

Hi, Using mouth wash is safe or not? Please advise.

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Hi, Using mouth wash is safe or not? Please advise.
Any medicine will have a side effect if used for a long time and this includes mouthwash. Use it only when prescribed. Regards.

I am chewing tobacco since 4 years that's why my mouth opening size is shorten. Please help.

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Quiting the habit is the first step, then you can get professional help to get further opening that includes from exercise to surgical options.

I heard a sound of loud popping when I opened my jaw. Also lit bit difficulty in chewing food, as I feel pressure in my temples. And sometimes I feel like grinding teeth. What is happening?

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I heard a sound of loud popping when I opened my jaw. Also lit bit difficulty in chewing food, as I feel pressure in ...
Hi lybrate-user, This problem at this age is very strange, you really need to visit a prosthodontist along with an opg. I suspect you with a TMJ disorder. If cured at this stage, it will help you later in life.

Very bad smell comes from my mouth everyday. Every time. I need urgent treatment for that.

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Very bad smell comes from my mouth everyday.
Every time. I need urgent treatment for that.
Hello Brush twice daily and use mouthwash after brushing every day. Visit a dentist for cleaning and routine checkup in every 6 months. Regards
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My teeth not white. I 3 time burning ours teeth try to white everything I do. So please suggest me any guiding . I want to this early. I also visit a doctor he said you try to Bleaching your teeth 2-3 time than .

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My teeth not white. I 3 time burning ours teeth try to white everything I do. So please suggest me any guiding . I wa...
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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Treatment of Mouth Ulcers Using Ayurveda

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It often happens that one or more tender areas inside your mouth make eating, drinking or talking painful. They might deprive you of a spicy meal or of the pleasure of drinking a cup of hot chocolate. Little sores that come in the way of your otherwise content life are mouth ulcers. Mouth ulcers are white or yellow open sores with an itchy red ring around them. They can appear on your lips, at the base of gums, on the soft palate, at the sides of your tongue and in the hollows of your cheeks.

They are formed on non- keratinized mouth tissues and can create a constant burning sensation. Ayurveda focuses to improve a person's health through a diet regime, the use of herbal compounds and through the implementation of health practices which are mostly unheard of. This traditional branch of medicine can prove to be very effective if tried out under the supervision of a reliable practitioner. It is because of its usefulness, governments of several countries across the world endorse researches in the field of ayurvedic medicine.

Take care of mouth ulcers in the following ways:

1. Use a decoction of leaves: it is good to gargle with the liquor of a few kinds of leaves; certain leaves can relieve you of the burning sensation. Leaves of the guava tree or mehendi and aamla leaves can be boiled in combination with alum to extract a thick decoction. Washing your mouth repeatedly with this decoction will help you to treat ulcers.

2. Remedy constipation: constipation has been steadily associated with mouth ulcers. To remedy this problem one can take triphala choorna.

3. Avoid anything piquant: compromise on taste and turn away from hot and spicy food. Not having anything hot and peppery results in immediate relief. Tea, coffee, curd, pickles and even tobacco or alcohol should not be consumed during this period.

4. Try licorice: chewing a piece of licorice can help you in getting rid of oral ulcers. Licorice is known to counter any kind of mouth decay. It also benefits the health of your teeth. When this is boiled in water, you can sip on to the resultant sweet drink and almost forget pain.

5. Try chebulic myrobalan: chebulic myrobalan needs to be consumed in its powdered form. You can add honey to soften the powder. Use of this compound will surprise you with is effects.

6. You may apply irimedadi taila: direct application of this oil on the ulcers can be of great use.
Treatment of Mouth Ulcers Using Ayurveda
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Dental Check Up by a Qualified Dental Surgeon once in 6 months is mandatory . Go to someone whom you really trust n u r sure that whatsoever he/she will not do any malpractice just for the sake of Money .

Hi my teeth is light yellowish in colour Any suggestions to get whiter teeth. Is there any treatment for this and how much will it cost ?

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Reason for yellow color in the teeth need to be find out, It can be reduced by oral prophylaxis and polishing of teeth and followed by bleaching by a qualified doctor.

Which foods and drinks containing sugar cause tooth decay? In my teeth every morning blood is coming automatically.

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Which foods and drinks containing sugar cause tooth decay? In my teeth every morning blood is coming automatically.
Chocolate s, sweets, candies, sticky food, cocacola, pepsi, etc cause tooth decay if not rinsed properly after taking them. If blood is coming then go for scaling. Gums bleed when there is infection.

When I eat or drink any thing a very bad shock appear in my mouth please tell me this solution.

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When I eat or drink any thing a very bad shock appear in my mouth please tell me this solution.
It can be sensitivity. Usually it is due to caries or calculus (tartar). I advise you to consult a dentist.

I have a small holes on my tonsils, and one kind of white thing comes out of it. It has been for 1 year. What is it? is it dangerous? should I let it get operated to get rid of it?

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Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need removal of your white thing from tonsils 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.

Since last few days I am having ache in my jaws. This happens only when in open it wide (while eating a big bite or yawning), otherwise there is no such feeling. Pl help.

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Since last few days I am having ache in my jaws. This happens only when in open it wide (while eating a big bite or y...
U may be suffering from tmj joint problem called subluxation, the cure for this is surgery, so you can consult an oral surgeon.
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I have a problem evey time when I brush my teeth blood come out I have change many tooth brush as well as paste also but no change can you help me in that Dr. ?

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First your gums should be analysed for extent of damage.Then get your scaling done.Then soft bristle tooth brush adviced by your doctor.

Tooth pains when I touch it with my fingertip (nails) But there is no pain in chewing foods. Only 2-3 upper teeth pains. What to do?

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Homeopath
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Tooth pains when I touch it with my fingertip (nails) But there is no pain in chewing foods. Only 2-3 upper teeth pai...
Hi, apply plantago q/ few drops on cotton swab, place it on the affected tooth/ teeth and press it tightly, do it thrice a day. Orally, take mag. Phos. 6x/ after every 2 hours. Do visit a dentist for proper diagnosis, share the reports with me. In case possible, will help you in treating your problem. Home-remedies: -rub a few drops of clove oil or can even press 2-3 cloves in between the teeth on the affected tooth several times daily until the ache goes away. -rub a few drops on the affected tooth several times daily until the ache goes away. -apply a cool compress to outside of mouth or cheek. -mix 1 tsp of salt in a glass of warm water. Rinse your mouth with saltwater. Swirl it around in your mouth and spit it out. Make sure that you don't swallow. -soak a cotton ball in a mixture of a few drops of garlic clove oil and a small amount of olive oil, and apply the cotton ball to the area of pain.
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