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Dr. Dennis Pereira

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Mumbai

37 Years Experience
Dr. Dennis Pereira BDS, MDS Dentist, Mumbai
37 Years Experience
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Dr. Dennis Pereira is an experienced Dentist in Andheri West, Mumbai. He has over 37 years of experience as a Dentist. He is a BDS, MDS . He is currently associated with The Braces Point in Andheri West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Dennis Pereira on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Mumbai University - 1980
MDS - Nair Hospital Dental College - 1983
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Hi I'm 23 years old and m going for braces on my teeth and doctors hav asked for 3teeth extraction. Is extraction good or bad? Will it effect my eye sight? And in this age wil my teeth get align if yes wat would b d duration? Should I get braces done.

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Hi I'm 23 years old and m going for braces on my teeth and doctors hav asked for 3teeth extraction. Is extraction goo...
Hello, teeth nerves do not connect to eyes. No dental treatment affects the eyesight. orthodontic treatment is the best option for teeth alignment.you can do it at any age. the treatment may vary case to case. it can take 1-2 years.
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No Brushing Off: 5 Common Brushing Mistakes You Make Daily

Dentist, Udaipur
No Brushing Off: 5 Common Brushing Mistakes You Make Daily

While you might think that you are on track by brushing twice a day, but just doing that may not be enough. If your technique is not right or if you are using the wrong type of toothbrush, you are making your teeth vulnerable to infections and decay.

Here are the common brushing mistakes that can harm your teeth:

1. You do not brush long enough

The single most common mistake that people make while brushing is not brushing long enough. If you want to thoroughly clean your teeth, you should brush for almost 2 minutes. Experts suggest that most of the people with gum diseases did not brush their teeth for sufficient amount of time. Try using an electric toothbrush with a timer to ensure that you brush for 2 minutes.

2. You miss the important sites

Missing important areas of your mouth while brushing your teeth is also a common brushing mistake. Brushing should involve devoting an equal amount of time to all areas, targeting the inside, outside and chewing surfaces of your teeth, along with your gums, tongue and the roof of your mouth. Most people do not think consciously while brushing, making it easy to skip the vulnerable sites.

3. You use too much of paste

Using too much of toothpaste will not make your teeth cleaner. On the contrary, it might make you brush for a shorter span since too much of foam in your mouth can make you uncomfortable. For children, a small swipe on a toothbrush is enough and for adults, a pea-sized or marble-sized amount is more than sufficient.

4. You brush too hard

You may think that the more pressure you apply while brushing, the better it is. But that is not the case. Aggressive brushing can actually cause the gum tissue to come away from your teeth, leading to swollen gums and even bleeding. It can also result in tooth sensitivity or even loose teeth. Experts recommend that you should use a soft bristled toothbrush. Soft bristles tend to be gentle on your teeth and will flex more under the gum line, which leads to a more thorough cleaning.

5. Your technique is wrong

Brushing your teeth is not a race that you need to finish in time. By taking long, crude and haphazard sweeps back and forth, you are only going to harm your teeth. Concentrate instead on small areas at a time and brush gently in a circular motion. When you are at the gum line, remember to keep your bristles at an angle of 45 degrees and always brush away from the gums.

So, it is high time you change these brushing habits and adopt healthy dental practices for plaque free and healthy gums and teeth. Stay healthy, stay happy!

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I am 28 years old. From last 2 years my right sided tooth is being pained seldom which remains weeks. I am also being pained by same sided neck and eye. I want to know the problem and solution.

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Dentist, Sangli
I am 28 years old. From last 2 years my right sided tooth is being pained seldom which remains weeks. I am also being...
Pain from teeth may be radiating to neck, eyes. You must get root canal treatment of painfull tooth immediately.
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How do i get stains off my teeth which was caused due to years of cigarette smoking.Nicotine cleansing?Is it possible?

MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Yes cigarette stains can be taken off by scaling. Visit your dentist and he will do the needful.Most importantly discontinue smoking as it is harmful for your oral and over all health
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Why use Sealants?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Why use Sealants?

Dental sealants are barriers that can protect one's teeth from developing cavities. Made out of plastic material, there are usually applied to the molars and premolars at the back of the mouth.

How are dental sealants applied?

  • The teeth on which the sealant is to be applied is cleaned properly and then dried. A solution containing acid is applied on the teeth to make the surface rough, as this helps the sealant bond well with the teeth.
  • Then the teeth are rinsed, following which they are dried. Finally, the sealant is applied. At times, a special light is used to make the sealant dry easily.

Reasons to use dental sealants:

  • The chewing surfaces of the teeth are aided by dental sealants. Sealants are thin coatings that are painted on those areas.
  • One main reason for using sealants would be that even though brushing and flossing can remove the food particles stuck in the grooves of the teeth, at times some particles may be left behind. Sealants can prevent this.
  • The sealant spreads over the enamel in the grooves of the teeth, acting as a shield. This prevents food particles from getting stuck in the pits and fissures of the teeth. When such food particles are stuck in the grooves of the teeth, cavities are likely to form. Applying sealants can prevent this.
  • Children, who are at a greater risk of developing cavities, are often advised to use dental sealants to prevent their teeth from decay and damage.
  • Adults whose teeth have suffered considerable decay may seek the help of sealants to protect them.
  • Adults who have had fillings done in their teeth cavities may also apply sealants in order to prevent any further damage in the near or distant future.
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Dentist, Mohali
Gingivitis may occur in women due to hormonal changes which increase sensitivity.
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My daughter is 3 yrs. How do I prevent tooth decay. She brushes her teeth all by herself. Eats chocolate. Is there any way I can save her from blacken teeth that I see in other preschoolers.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Every kids like chocolates.. Best way to avoid decay brush teeth twice a day in proper way....make sure that your daughter doing it in right way..best techniques of brushing in kids is circular motion...and make sure also that she brushes her chewing surface(top portion) of teeth..because that are only portion which are most prone for decay... Thank you..
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i m suffering teeth problem. i had a filling done but it still pains in upper jaw.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Kolhapur
too short information.problem?what kind of problem?when was the filling done?which material was used?which tooth it is?xray?teeth problem or tooth problem?
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Said mare muh main ulcer hote hai pair main be garnish rahti hair medicine Koi fark nail pda Koi medicine ?

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Post Graduation Certicate In Clear Aligner Therapy, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , Certificate In Advanced Endodontics,Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Said mare muh  main ulcer hote hai pair main be garnish rahti hair medicine Koi fark nail pda Koi medicine ?
You need to consult a dentist as we need to rule out the cause. Ulcers can be due tomany reasons like lack of nutrition systemic problems stomach problems teeth related problems like sharp edges ulcers can be due to other medicines I would suggest you to consult once by the time you can take pallatative treatment multivitamin supplements with probiotic use dolo gel-ct on the ulcer atleast 3-4times 1st mouthwash (dilute it with equal quantity of water) followed by dolo gel application.
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I am a 32 years male. Mujhe mouth opening me problem h. Accident hua tha kuch tym phle.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth & tmj open & closed x-ray) to decide upon treatment. 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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I often brush my teeth regularly. But those are always yellowish how can I get out of that problem.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I often brush my teeth regularly. But those are always yellowish
how can I get out of that problem.
Please go for scaling and polishing of teeth and brush twice a day with colgate total paste and use listerine mouthwash regularly.
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I brush daily but when I drink water I feel vary cold in teeth and smell come from the mouth please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I brush daily but when I drink water I feel vary cold in teeth and smell come from the mouth please help me.
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person.
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I have yellow teeth, I need to clean my teeth and I want white teeth please tell me remedies.

BDS
Dentist,
I have yellow teeth, I need to clean my teeth and I want white teeth please tell me remedies.
If you want clean and. White teeth. Than go for full mouth scaling and polishing and after it bleaching.
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My lips and throat becoming dry at night . A lot of cracks on my tongue , because I handled it rudely . Some thin white layer on my tongue . There is no bad breathe n pain while swallowing ! Is it oral thrush ?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My lips and throat becoming dry at night . A lot of cracks on my tongue , because I handled it rudely . Some thin whi...
Oral thrush doesn't happen so suddenly u may b having some thing else do you sleep with mouth open rule out nose blockage
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My age is 30. My mouth is very bad smell from my throat. What is the reason&how can I cure it.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Reason of smell is not brushing twice daily, so start brushing after each meal ,get scaling done from a dentist and your problem shall be solved.
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Dentist, Gurgaon
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My tooth are having cavities and I wanted to cure it. I want all my 32 tooth in a good condition. please help.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
My tooth are having cavities and I wanted to cure it. I want all my 32 tooth in a good condition. please help.
if there are initial cavities inside your teeth, get them filled before they get further deepened...further deepening will disrupt the normal phenomenon....
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Sir I have gum swelling at core of my teeth and I m having problem to eating food. What should I do. Plzz suggest a home remedy solution if possible.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I have gum swelling at core of my teeth and I m having problem to eating food. What should I do. Plzz suggest a h...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure and / or root canal treatment. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks.
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I do not get any smell and hence the taste also, I am suffering from this problem for last many years. Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
The partial or complete lack of smell can be result of chronic nasal or sinus problem. Like sinusitis or nasal polyp. Ent surgeon will do the necessary examination and tests on you to reach till the root cause. Its hard to say or prescribe anything here without examination.
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I brush regularly twice but my teeth never gets white even some black black was seen on them what should I apply to get rid off this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I brush regularly twice but my teeth never gets white even some black black was seen on them what should I apply to g...
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. 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. 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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