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Dr. Dhiraj Karnawat

Dentist, Mumbai

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Sir I am facing blood problem to my teeth. So what should I do to prevent my teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Sir I am facing blood problem to my teeth. So what should I do to prevent my teeth.
Few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water to keep the area clean. - avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums.
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Cleaning Your Tongue - How & Why

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Cleaning Your Tongue - How & Why

While the mouth has the maximum amount of bacteria in the body, the highest concentration of bacteria in the mouth is on the tongue. It is therefore important to keep a clean tongue to avoid dental issues, starting from plaque formation to severe dental and oral infections.

Why clean the tongue: Before talking about how to go about keeping the tongue clean, let us look at why it should be done.

  1. Tongue cleaning is one of the main steps to maintaining a good oral hygiene.
  2. The bacteria that cause tooth decay and gum disease reside on the tongue, and cleaning it can remove the bacteria and therefore reduce tooth decay and gum disease.
  3. The bad odour produced by decay and gum disease can be avoided.
  4. Detoxifies the body - it is believed that toxin accumulation happens on the tongue, so daily cleaning helps detoxify the body.
  5. A cleaner tongue exposes the taste buds, thereby improving the perception of taste.
  6. Stimulate various other organs -The tongue has like pressure points that connect to various other body parts, and cleaning it helps stimulate these. The tip of the tongue activates the heart; the sides are connected to the spleen, liver, and gallbladder; so on and so forth.
  7. Cleaner looking tongue - Various food habits tend to give a color to the tongue. Caffeine, for instance, produces a yellow coating, which can be removed by regular brushing.

Choosing a tongue cleaner: Decide on the material and the type of the instrument. Either a plastic or metal or silicone cleaner will do the job equally well. In ancient times, gold or copper scrapers were used as it was believed to be good for health. Pick one of the three -tongue scrapers, tongue cleaners, or tongue brushes. All three are equally effective in cleaning the tongue of the bacteria. If required, motorized tongue cleaners are also available.

Technique:

  • Timing: Good to do it first thing in the morning. Overnight, there is a thick coating of bacteria on the tongue, and therefore cleaning the tongue in the morning is a good habit.
  • Swish warm water: Begin with swishing your mouth with warm water, which loosens up the microbial film and thereby making it easier to remove.
  • Scraping/Cleaning: Extend your tongue and start from the back of the tongue, as far back as possible without gagging. Toothpaste can be used on the scraper or cleaner if required. With slow, sweeping strokes, clean all the way to the front and then sideways.
  • Duration: It is good practice to brush the tongue for about 90 seconds per day.

Tongue cleaning is a simple and effective way to maintain oral and general health. If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a specialized dentist and ask a free question.

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Goodafternoon sir, a big gap infront of my teeth how can i close it plz tell me sir

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
hi...either you can go for composite veneering ( best way to get desired results without damaging much tooth structure. ..or orthodontic treatment... It depends upon case to case....feel free to ask further
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My mother has cavity in her teeth. It's causing a lot of pain to her. Can you please help her with some home remedy?

BDS, D.pharm
Dentist, Chennai
My mother has cavity in her teeth. It's causing a lot of pain to her. Can you please help her with some home remedy?
See cavity can not be treated wit home remedies you need to get restoration done as soon as possible if not the teeth will be totally affected and ul have only option of extraction left so please do it soon.
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I'm 33 years old. I undergone orthodontics treatment on 2 days back, my tests slightly in front, I wanted to know what are the precaution to be taken to eat and drink, can hot tea, coffee can be taken? Non veg can eat or not, Which toothpaste can be useful? Please suggest.

BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
Diet restrictions: for most situations, common sense will tell you what to avoid. Hard, sticky, chewy, and brittle foods and foods high in sugar must be avoided. Hard and brittle foods can break or damage wires and brackets. Broken brackets lead to delays in your treatment progress. Sticky and chewy foods can get caught between brackets and wires. Minimize sugary foods; they cause tooth decay and related problems. Nail/cuticle biting, pencil and pen chewing and chewing on foreign objects should be avoided. Avoid these foods - bubble gum (sugar-free gum is okay), sticky candy, nuts, popcorn, hard breads crust/rolls, pizza crust, apples and carrots (unless cut into small pieces or shredded), minimize sugary foods like: cake ice cream cookies candy try to avoid: soda sweetened tea any drinks with excess sugar.
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I have gaps between my teeth. Which method is good to remove it permanently and what would be the cost and time period for the same.

BHMS
Homeopath, Hooghly
I have gaps between my teeth. Which method is good to remove it permanently and what would be the cost and time perio...
Gaps between teeth are close by bonding, porcaline veeners, braces,it depends on the size, location,cause of gap and conditions of your adjacent teeth, and your budget, the dental surgeon will decide it, after knowing all the data, soo you should visit a dental surgeon.
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How to whiten your teeth I am ready to accept any natural or clinical procedure is there any preferred way easier than chemical bleaching.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How to whiten your teeth I am ready to accept any natural or clinical procedure is there any preferred way easier tha...
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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I am 28 year old male and facing problem of sensitivity in my teeth. I have already taken root canal of the same tooth around 3 months back. Please suggest me any medicine or toothpaste to medicate.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 28 year old male and facing problem of sensitivity in my teeth. I have already taken root canal of the same toot...
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (sensodyne tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. 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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Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
Oral submucous fibrosis is a premalignant condition with increased risk of cancer. In India, most common cause of this condition is chewing of tobacco, supari, paan, gutkha and other related products.

Its symptoms are:-
1. Reduced mouth opening
2. Vesicle formation on inner cheek (buccal mucosa) lips, palate etc
3. Problem in chewing spicy food
4. Feeling tightness in jaw muscles

Management involves:-
1. Cessation of tobacco chewing habit
2. Laser treatment
3. Physiotherapy
4. Topical and intramucosal steroids
5. Lycopene preparations
6. Antifibrotic drugs

Any of these treatments should always be followed by a qualified dentist /oral surgeon's consultation.
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My teeth is not in order. Can I set it with a clib which is not visible to others.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth is not in order. Can I set it with a clib which is not visible to others.
Kindly consult an orthodontist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements like invisible braces may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist. You may consult me in person.
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Tooth Decay - Tips To Help You Prevent It!

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Tooth Decay - Tips To Help You Prevent It!

Your teeth are the most underappreciated part of your body. If you don’t give them proper care, there is a very good chance that you will develop severe dental problems, the most common being tooth decay. Tooth decay is caused when the bacteria that are present in your mouth churn out more acid than is necessary, gradually eroding the teeth. The acids bore a hole in the tooth, causing cavity.

You might be suffering from tooth decay if you experience:

  1. Teeth discoloration
  2. Cavities
  3. Pain
  4. Tooth infection
  5. Tooth loss

Causes of tooth decay

Tooth decay occurs when the bacteria that reside in your mouth start producing excessive acids which eventually erode the tooth.

How does it happen?

Your teeth have three protective layers: an outer layer called enamel, middle layer called dentin and an inner layer called pulp. The bacteria in the mouth along with acid and broken down food particles attack the tooth and erode it layer by layer. Tooth decay worsens as each layer is eroded.

Here are some common causes behind tooth decay:

  1. Poor oral hygiene i.e. not brushing or flossing your teeth regularly
  2. Eating foods that help bacteria grow, such as sugary foods and foods rich in carbohydrates
  3. Dry mouth refers to very little saliva in your mouth. Saliva helps countering the effects of the acids
  4. Smoking 
  5. Diabetes

How to prevent tooth decay

Most cases of tooth decay can be prevented by a healthy oral hygiene regime and having a balanced diet. Here are some steps you can take to prevent tooth decay:

  1. Regularly brush your teeth. Brush your teeth after each meal and especially before you go to sleep. Using a fluoride-rich toothpaste will help keep tooth decay at bay.
  2. The space between your teeth is where food particles get lodged. Keep them clean by flossing regularly.
  3. Make balanced diet a part of your life. Avoid food high on sugar or carbohydrates. Also, avoid eating too much sticky food, as it is more likely to cling to your teeth than anything else.
  4. Mouthwash regularly using a solution rich in fluoride. Fluoride has antiseptic properties that help kill the bacteria,
  5. Lastly, visit your dentist regularly for checkups

Tooth decay is one of the most common lifestyle-based problems. The right combination of dental hygiene and a balanced diet goes a long way in preventing it. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.

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I have problems with teeth. My last two teeth does not come out properly. For that any food goes into that teeth. Then the teeth get infected and pain starts. Can't sleep at night also.

BDS (Gold Medalist)
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have problems with teeth. My last two teeth does not come out properly. For that any food goes into that teeth. The...
Dear lybrate user, it seems that you're talking about your partially erupted wisdom teeth. This is a common problem with them. Please consult your dentist at the earliest possible to check if the teeth are decayed, an xray would be required to check the exact position of the teeth inside the bone. Warm salt water rinses can help in temporarily relieving the pain and swelling but the permanent solution will be extraction.
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Hi doctor, I not take my food properly in all days. Because of work stress. So in my tongue ill with wounds. What I want to do?

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Its a starting stage of peptic ulcer due to starvations you shd take food at time and needs to take more liquid which cools your stomach.
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I am 21 years old. I have a gap in between the front incisors and near the canines. I want to fix my teeth with braces or any other method so that I can get a perfect smile, but as I am a student I do not think I can spend too much on the medication. Doctor please help me in fixing without spending a lot of money. Thank you.

MDS, Certified Implantologist, BDS, Certified Conscious Sedationist
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 21 years old. I have a gap in between the front incisors and near the canines.
I want to fix my teeth with brace...
Space can be closed depending upon the extent of it. If it is minimal then it can be treated with filling & reshaping in one or two visits. This will be quite affordable. If not then it may go for braces that cost you more but still you will have option to pay up in installments over 1 years period of time.
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Hello. Which is the ointment is fast acting for mouth sores that could be bought from all medical shops.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Well u can try homoeopathic medicine.take kali chlor 6 in globules..take 4-5 globules thrice daily fr 5 days..it will help to eradicate the problem permanently..
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I have teeth problem. I want to remove some teeth and reconstruct that. I don't know how that problem is came. I'm basically worked in chemical industry.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have teeth problem. I want to remove some teeth and reconstruct that. I don't know how that problem is came. I'm ba...
Working in chemical factory can cause erosion of teeth enamel you ca get implants or if possible bridges or a remove able dentures.
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M aged 52. Full scaling done but after 3 months there seems bleeding in gums. Gums are very weak. What to do ? Please suggest.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
M aged 52. Full scaling done but after 3 months there seems bleeding in gums. Gums are very weak. What to do ? Please...
hello dpk...getting professional scaling done once in every 6 months will help you maintain good oral hygiene..tartar,vitamin c deficiency cause gum blededing...not only regular dental checkups and getting professional scaling done practicing gum massage daily would help you
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I done root canal 2 months before, now it shows colour change in my teeth. What should I di? Is it neccesry to do cap on my teeth? Reply soon.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Vadodara
I done root canal 2 months before, now it shows colour change in my teeth. What should I di? Is it neccesry to do cap...
Cap is necessary for root canal treated tooth otherwise the tooth will break eventually and you have to get it removed. And for colour change you should get an x ray done first.
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Avoid Tobacco for better Heatlth

Advanced Aesthetics, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist,
Avoid Tobacco for better Heatlth

Avoid Tobacco,this will be a big favor to your teeth. One, it will save you from oral cancer and periodontal complications. Two, it will save you from the countless ill effects caused by the agents used to mask the smell of tobacco. For example, if you smoke a cigarette, you may use candies, tea or coffee to mask the smoky breath and odor. This doubles the amount of damage caused.

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i brush two times per day but my teeth are continuously yellow colour i. E teeth upper layer are continue removing. Which doing to back to my white layer on teeth.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
i brush two times per day but my teeth are continuously yellow colour i. E teeth upper layer are continue removing. W...
Get your teeth clean by the dentist and also the bleaching treatment if require by that treatment you will get good white teeth
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