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Dr. Falgun S. Shah

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Falgun S. Shah Dentist, Mumbai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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I get bad breadth from my mouth. How I can get prevent from it? Any suggestion please.

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I get bad breadth from my mouth. How I can get prevent from it? Any suggestion please.
Hello bad breath in mouth may be due to Deposit on teeth or any cavity. So get sacling done and restoration of all cavities. And use mouth wash for 15 days.

Sir I have trouble to bad breath since 3 year I have found cavities in my mouth I concern many doctor but still that are failed to stopped my bad breath.

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Kindly get scaling done and use mouth wash twice daily for 15 days. Get your cavities filled before further damage. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique and also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath.
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I am 21 year old and I suffered with teeth problem when I am trying to eat cold and hot food at that time in my teeth blooding is there how to stop the blooding plzzz tell me?

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I am 21 year old and I suffered with teeth problem when I am trying to eat cold and hot food at that time in my teeth...
If you are having pain in particular teeth on having hot and cold things, then you have to go for root canal treatment. For bleeding of your gums, you need professional cleaning of your gums.
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What is the antibiotic for teeth gum swelling? My teeth gum starts swelling and I get severe pain in my teeth.

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What is the antibiotic for teeth gum swelling?
My teeth gum starts swelling and I get severe pain in my teeth.
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Take Cp. Amoxicillin 500mg twelve hourly one after breakfast and one after dinner for five days
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I am 49 yrs, male. I have third molar teeth at an angle and it is pushing the second molar teeth giving pain. X-ray showed both have cavity in them. Dentist advised to remove both. Is it OK. What are the possible side effects.

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You can get third molar removed but if second molar is not groosly carious then try to save it with Root canal treatment

Sir I am suffer from teeth pain my left side teeth cavity can you suggest me sir.

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Sir I am suffer from  teeth pain my left side teeth cavity can you suggest me sir.
Cavities are the common cause for the tooth ache. Extraction or root canal treatment can be done depending the condition of the tooth, status of infection, economy.

I was addicted for pan masala (jarda), but now i left, but my mouth is not opening fully & there seems to be a wound on the end of gum, please suggest any gel or liquid for healing of wound.

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Hi, Your condition is called Submucous Fibrosis. Please visit a dentist immediately.He will diagnose the stages of the condition and treats you accordingly.Very very important to avoid taking even a single pan masala.
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I'm male. I have pain on my lower side teeth and a black color on there. If I drink cool water or eat sweets then I feel teeth pain and totally irritating. So what I do doctor and RTC is good for it?

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I'm male. I have pain on my lower side teeth and a black color on there. If I drink cool water or eat sweets then I f...
that black spot is decay on tooth. . get it filled from dentist soon. . your problem will be solved. ..

Hey I am 18 years old, I had worn braces for about 2 years, after that dey had given me a retainer bt I did nt wear it regularly, hence I hav found dat my tooth d one at d front seems to hav protruded a bit. Will protrusion continue? How will I stop if it does?

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Hey I am 18 years old, I had worn braces for about 2 years, after that dey had given me a retainer bt I did nt wear i...
Yes this protrusion will continue. I suggest you to get back to your dentist from whom you took this treatment as soon as possible. Regular use of retainer after ortho treatment is equally important. Not following this may cause treatment failure.
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Suddenly I got pain on my right side teeth upper skin, I asked a dentist and he told me that there is a infection and this is the reason for pain and swelling, he prescribed some antibiotics for me to take which are -: 1. Amoxyclav 625 for 3 days (2 per day) 2. Hifenac P for 3 days (2 per day) Just want to know, is there any side effect of this medicine or not? And can I take these and complete the course. Please suggest.

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Suddenly I got pain on my right side teeth upper skin, I asked a dentist and he told me that there is a infection and...
Course should b completed all drugs have side effects but r prescribed weighing good over bad it should not b repeated in future without consulting your dr.
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I'm 16 year old male, I'm having mouth ulcers since last year And I haven't increased a kilogram more since a few months, monster how much I eat. Please help me.

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I'm 16 year old male, I'm having mouth ulcers since last year
And I haven't increased a kilogram more since a few mon...
At your age mouth ulcers are very common. So do not worry. This ulcers are because of stress hormones and also because of stomach upset. Both are common symptoms at your age. Always keep a 0.1%kenakort buccal paste with you and apply over the lesions whenever they recur. You will get relief in 2-3 days. Take sufficient amount of vitamin b in your diet.

Things you need to know before undergoing root canal treatment

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Root canal treatment is an effective procedure which is used to treat a tooth whose pulp has been infected. The treatment helps to remove the elimination and further protects the tooth from future microbial attacks. Root canals are physical hollows in a tooth which naturally consists of nerves, blood vessels and other cellular beings.

Learning about Root Canal Treatment-

Before one decides to go for root canal treatment, it is important to realize that this method is useful for preserving a dead tooth, not to save one. So, why does one keep the old tooth which is beyond repair? One can pull out the dead tooth and fill the gap with an implant along with an artificial tooth. However, the main reason for doing this is because it is much simpler than an implant. Even though the old tooth is dead, one can immensely benefit from keeping it as its structure will help you to chew food and talk properly.

In root canal therapy, the doctor cuts off the infected nerve tissue inside the tooth so as to prevent it from infecting the rest of the tooth. But there are consequences of root canal therapy as well. A root canal procedure makes the tooth brittle and much more fracture prone. This is because the inside of the tooth has been removed leaving the outside shell dry and brittle. This is why a root canal therapy often involves a second procedure called crown. A root canaled tooth needs to be protected because the tissue inside of it has been removed. Here comes the crown. The crown is a strong outer covering which is even stronger than the enamel which preserves the structure of the tooth thus preventing fractures.

Failure to undergo permanent restoration placement by the dentist after root canal treatment within next few weeks may result in failure of the root canal treatment due to decay, infection, tooth fracture and/or loss of the tooth structure.

Factors Determining the Success of Root Canal Treatment-

A root canal therapy is an attempt at saving the remains of your tooth. However, sometimes the damage is too much or the enamel is too brittle to withstand the procedure. These factors may cause the loss of a tooth.

Many factors contribute to the success of root canal treatment and not all factors can be determined in advance. Some of the factors are:

individual resistance to infection.
the size, shape and location of the canals.
A case may be more difficult if the tooth has blocked, curved, or narrow canals. The treatment may not relieve the symptoms and treatment can sometimes fail for unexplained reasons. If treatment fails, other procedures (including re-treatment or surgery) may be necessary to retain the tooth, or it may have to be extracted. During and after treatment, the patient may experience some pain or discomfort, swelling, bleeding and loosening of dental restorations and may also need antibiotics to treat any associated infections.

Another factor in this method is the development of an abscess near the root of the tooth if some of the infection remains back or if the antibiotics are not effective enough. Root canal instruments sometimes separate (break) inside the canal which may or may not effect the prognosis. If the separated fragment cannot be retrieved, it may be sealed inside the root canal, or require additional treatment in the future.

Failure to undergo permanent restoration placement by the dentist after root canal treatment within next few weeks may fail if the root canal treatment, decay, infection, tooth fracture and/or loss of the tooth.

Alternative Techniques-

The alternative techniques to root canal therapy include either no treatment or tooth extraction. Tooth extraction may be followed by any prosthetic replacement procedure like dental implants or a removable denture. One can also fix a partial denture which is commonly called a bridge in medical terms.

Conducting no treatments is often accompanied by factors like occasional pains, infection and a possibility of deterioration in the dental infection such that the tooth will no longer be restorable. If a massive loss of tooth structure occurs, then extraction may be the only option.

Taking all factors into consideration, root canal therapy is a very effective method for removing dental infection and is the best possible method in the field.
Things you need to know before undergoing root canal treatment
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When I go to brush blood out into mouth what should I do?

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That is the initial sign to get a professional cleaning done.. Plz do visit ur dentist to help u out regarding this.. After cleaning, do ask for the proper brushing techniques and gum massaging instructions..
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Sir, meri teeth me darar a gaye hai, gutkha khate khate, avi mene khana chor diya hai, bt dant avi tk lal hai, keya solution hai.

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Sir, meri teeth me darar a gaye hai, gutkha khate khate, avi mene khana chor diya hai, bt dant avi tk lal hai, keya s...
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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When I wake up in the morning my buccal cavity is full from saliva and also foul odor in my mouth. What should I do for this?

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When I wake up in the morning my buccal cavity is full from saliva and also foul odor in my mouth. What should I do f...
Excess saliva having saliva secretion is a normal body mechanism. There's nothing to worry about it. One good thing you should know about saliva that most people don't know is its a natural antibiotic produced in our body. It contains digestive juices also which hepls in a better digestion process. We usually consider saliva as a irritting thing when we get up in the morning and we spit it out with gargles. Instead of spitting it out we should swallow that saliva which in turn plays an important role in terms of digestion as well as a immunity booster. And having much saliva secretion also keeps our teeth clean which again keeps our mouth cavities free. So having much saliva secretion is a good thing rather than irritating. For bad odour: 2- scaling first of all undergo scaling (cleaning of teeth) by a dentist - use proper brushing technique. - brush twice a day which is most important (at night specifically just before sleep and avoid any food or liquid except water when you finish your brush at night) - after each meal (i. E breakfast, lunch, dinner and any time when you take snacks) rub your finger on all tooth surfaces inside and outside and than do forcefull gargles 2-3 times. Jay swaminarayan.

Hello sir, I have a small lumps in inner tongue area and feel something stuck in my upper throat . Have browsed internet and worried about oral cancer I used to smoke rarely and usually maintain low oral hygiene , I don't hav any symptom of oral cancer as shown in net but it's been for two weeks now Started feeling this lumps when one day I had stomach upset.

MDS - Periodontics
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Dear lybrate-user, you need consultation of expert in oral cancer, mds in oral medicine& radiology. They will guide you.
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Rising your mouth with an alchohol-free mouth wash after every meal is a sign of oral health.

I used to spit a lot. Most often in every 10 minutes. I could't control my this habit. I couldn't understand that this is only a bad habit or something else. Please suggest.

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You are having problem of spitting after every ten minutes means poor oal hygiene and excessive salivation . now you want to know how to maintain good oral hygiene and spitting . brush your teeth twice a day and do listerine mouth wash regularly kindly visit dental surgeon again for check-up and cleaning and polishing of teeth. apply sensoform gum paint
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Hi I have problem with my teeth. My teeth are not in correct structure. I am struggling with my teeth to have great smile after the good tread.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
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Hi  I have problem with my teeth. My teeth are not in correct structure. I am struggling with my teeth to have great ...
hello, you can get your teeth in proper alignment by the following ways: 1. orthodontic treatment which is the most conservative treatment. 2. ceramic or composite veneers. 3. crowns
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I am 21 years old and i am suffering from a severe toothache. Please recommend me some painkillers or some other remedies to stop the pain. I will consult a dentist in December but till then I can't bear the pain.

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I am 21 years old and i am suffering from a severe toothache. Please recommend me some painkillers or some other reme...
take a painkiller from nearby chemist ,,this will solve your problem for now,,after that consult a dentist asap.
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