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Dr. Gaurav Poplai

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Mumbai

7 Years Experience  ·  at clinic
Dr. Gaurav Poplai BDS, MDS Dentist, Mumbai
7 Years Experience  ·  at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Gaurav Poplai is a renowned Dentist in Mumbai, Mumbai. He has been a practicing Dentist for 7 years. He is a qualified BDS, MDS. He is currently associated with The Dental Arch in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Gaurav Poplai on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Terna Dental College Hospital,, - 2009
MDS - M.A. Rangoonwala College of Dental Sciences Research Centre, - 2013
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English
Hindi
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Indian Dental Association
Indian Endodontic Society

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I am of 25 yrs I got sores or you can say ulcers in mouth oftenly and also I wana gain weight but I failed everytime I ate proteins, corbohydrates joined gym but all the time I failed. Please help me out.

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Anxiety, b comp shortage, herpes virus simplex, stomach upsets, in ladies gynae prob, sharp teeth etc can cause this problem pl see which would you b having tt can b suggested, b omp like zenith caps can b helpful, with local application of metrogyldg gel will most likely give you relief.

Extraction Is It the End or Beginning of a Dental Problems?

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Removal of teeth is gradually not the first option for a lot of dental issues. However, a large number of dental infections and other causes end in extraction. The front teeth, because of their visibility, are more likely to be replaced. The back teeth often go un-replaced, though they play a higher role in terms of food digestion and function. In many patients, reasons for impaired bite and crooked tooth are traced back to failure to replace a removed tooth.

Let us look at the some of the issues as a result of not replacing a missing tooth.

1. Reduced chewing/digestive efficiency: the back teeth play a significant role in chewing the food and contributing to the initial stage of digestion. The salivary enzymes play a significant role in digestion when the food is chewed and removal of back teeth tends to make people swallow food faster than if good amount of chewing were to happen. Studies show that loss of each posterior tooth (molars especially) reduces tooth efficiency by 10%.

2. Malocclusion: a malocclusion happens due to the empty space created, into which 3 teeth are trying to move. The tooth before and after the empty space tend to slowly tilt towards the empty space in between. Also, the opposing upper or lower tooth supra erupts into this space. Each tooth plays a critical role in maintaining the adjacent and opposing tooth in place, which is lost when a tooth is not replaced after removal.

3. Bone loss: the tooth also is essential for maintaining healthy bone, and if not replaced, it can lead to accelerated loss of alveolar bone. Good bone support is very essential for construction of dentures, especially in old age, when complete dentures which are almost always removable need to be done. This is true especially in the lower teeth, where denture retention is a big challenge.

4. Extra pressure on other teeth: not replacing a tooth puts additional pressure on the remaining teeth, leading to accelerated bone loss and wearing off of the enamel.

5. Esthetics: there will be a sinking in of the face when back teeth are not replaced, leading to a puckering.

So, the next time, tooth loss is inevitable, ensure you plan how to replace it in the earliest possible time period. The more it is delayed, the more difficult it is to replace it and the more expensive it will turn out for the patient. Fixed dentures or removable dentures can be the options, depending on age, food habits, finances, etc. Implants also could be another option, which is the new-age solution for replacing teeth. A detailed discussion with your dentist, ahead of removal will help you plan better.
Extraction Is It the End or Beginning of a Dental Problems?

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Clean in between your teeth using interdental brushes or floss. This will help to clean a higher portion of the tooth and prevent the build-up of plaque.

I'm 26 now. I use to brush daily, but bad breath always embarrassing for me. Please give me solution.

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I'm 26 now. I use to brush daily, but bad breath always embarrassing for me. Please give me solution.
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.

I am 19 male. I am having continuous mouth ulcers and it it more pain full I couldn't eat. I am having this problem for past 2 years. If it comes it will cure within 10 days but after 1 week I am having this again. Pls help me I should not get this disease in future.

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If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.

If my more than two teeth broke at a time and blooding a lot. And I feel very unwell what I do for this situation.

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If my more than two teeth broke at a time and blooding a lot. And I feel very unwell what I do for this situation.
You should put some cotton at the site and immediately run to a nearest dental surgeon. Call any relative or friend on the spot for help.

I have a mouth problem. My mouth is smells if we have not taken food 5-6 hours. what should I do?

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I have a mouth problem. My mouth is smells if we have not taken food 5-6 hours. what should I do?
This problem appears to be related with your stomach more. You should consult a gastro physician for this. Dry mouth also can cause fowl smell. Drink plenty of water.

How can I put my teeth clean well?

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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.

I have just got my tooth removed and now after my medication is over its causing severe pain leading to headache. What should I do. Also due to this I guess am feeling fever.

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I have just got my tooth removed and now  after my medication is over its causing severe pain  leading to headache. W...
This is post extraction pain you please visit the treating doctor, and he will examine and give you proper treatment your wound needs to be cleaned and dressing is required for proper healing. Therefore take advise and treatment from treating doctor if not relieved you can see me.

I have oral problem. When I brush my teeth every day I got bleeding. What can I do?

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I have oral problem. When I brush my teeth every day I got bleeding. What can I do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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. 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.

I am having gum bleeding. When evar I have a deep sleep and awake blood is coming from my mouth. Sometimes when I brush also it is happening. I need a solution to control this diet.

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I am having gum bleeding. When evar I have a deep sleep and awake blood is coming from my mouth. Sometimes when I bru...
You should do your teeth scaling. Your gums getting inflammed. Do brushing twice daily. Use mouthwash regularly.

Bad breath and a bad taste of mouth. Please advise.

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Visit your dentist and get a cleaning of teeth done. In the interim period till you can visit your dentist, use any regular use mouthwash which is available over the counter.

How much will it cost for bracing my teeth and how much time would it take to be perfectly set.

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How much will it cost for bracing my teeth and how much time would it take to be perfectly set.
Cost depends on severity of d condition and d quality of d braces. Generally metal braces starts with rs 15000 and it takes almost one year. Time duration can vary according to the condition.

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Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth. Tooth pastes which contain flouride help in keeping the teeth healthy by reducing the risk of tooth decay.
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Teeth of 9 month child not emerged. What to do ?

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Please do not worry and give it some more time. Delay of a few weeks or months here and there is not a cause for worry as there might be individual variations and such variations are completely normal. You must however keep a note of the other milestones of your child' s development and only if all or multiple such milestones are getting significantly delayed, must we give a though to a more detailed examination of the cause for such delays.

My teeth ache from last 10 days what I have to do?

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My teeth ache from last 10 days what I have to do?
Hi. There could be cavity in tooth causing pain. Mostly it may go for root canal treatment or if its wisdom tooth then extraction.

I am a 3rd year dentistry student under ortho treatment. I had my braces on 9th April 2016 for correction of edge to edge malocclusion. All my teeth are in good alignment. I wanted to know if the acid-etching technique will have negative impact on my tooth surface. Also I am experiencing unbearable pain same as during the eruption of third molar. I have all 32 teeth and mine is a non extraction case. How much time will it take approximately to get my braces off? Will taking Calton help in case of pain?

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I am a 3rd year dentistry student under ortho treatment. I had my braces on 9th April 2016 for correction of edge to ...
Take medications that are prescribed for you regularly. Medications differ for each patients. Braces treatment takes a duration of atmost 2years. The process of acid etching the enamel of your teeth will not affect them in any adverse way. The etching prcesss affects only a microscopically thin surface layer of the enamel, and the pores created by the etching are filled in with resin. The tooth might actually be less sensitive with a resin button on it because the plastic of the button can" insulate" the enamel from various stimuli. If you have teeth that decay easily be sure to have a thorough check up before getting braces so you aren't surprised partway through your treatment with a cavity that must be restored.

Dear doctor sir, I am not feeling well due to regular mouth ulcer please suggest any remedy.

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Dear doctor sir,
I am not feeling well due to regular mouth ulcer please suggest any remedy.
It might be due to vitamin b complex deficiency, use b complex tablets for one month daily one time and to get relief from ulcer apply curenext oral gel on ulcers.

I am a 47 years man with border line diabetes. I clinch my teeth in the night while sleeping. What do I do?

MDS - Prosthodontist and Implantologist, Root canal certificate, BDS
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Hello clinching your teeth in the night is also called as bruxism. This may happen due to various reasons. The most common reason for bruxism is stress. However, you require a night guard to protect your teeth from wearing out due to bruxism. I would advise you to see a dentist for getting a night guard to protect our teeth.
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