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Dr. Geeta Malkan

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Geeta Malkan Dentist, Mumbai
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Dr. Geeta Malkan is a trusted Dentist in Malad West, Mumbai. You can visit her at Vinayak Maternity & General Hospital in Malad West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Geeta Malkan on Lybrate.com.

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Hi. Dis is pasha actually my right side jaw last end gum swelling pain is not der but when I am chewing something teeth touching to that swelling area I am not to chew anything I done warm water and salt water but no use can you suggest any tablet to swelling will go complete.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hi. Dis is pasha actually my right side jaw last end gum swelling pain is not der but when I am chewing something tee...
Hello, the pain could be because of eruption of your wisdom tooth. Salt water rinses will give temporary relief from pain. So visit the dentist, get an x-ray done and if required get it removed.
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If I go for root canal treatment for front 6 teeth, is there a chance of falling the teeth any time because it looks awkard, whether they will look like artificial teeth. Please suggest me which type of teeth I should go for, which one is long lasting teeth, ceramic teeth is good or else no.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dear, if your gingival health is good and teeth are having healthy support you can definitely go for root canal and than crown/bridge for these teeth. And in case your gums are in poor health than first get gums treated and than go for further treatment.
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My teeth has more sensitivity and pain while biting hard substance. I feel my teeth were weak. I think this is due I am taking tablets for Blood pressure and diabetic. Please tell me the remedy ?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
There is nothing like that due to those tablets ur teeth are weak once u visit a dentist so that a through examination is done if possible get cleaning of ur teeth and ask the doctor to give some medicines for strength ur gums like massaging paste.
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I am a 28 year old professional. Can you please let me know how to remove stain from my teeth?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Yes start brushing twice daily with glizer toothpaste. Get scaling done. Avoid excessive tea or coffee.
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Hi, I am having problem to chew from my right side of my jaw having severe pain when I function it. So which doctor will I have to prefer for this case. Help me.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Hi, I am having problem to chew from my right side of my jaw having severe pain when I function it. So which doctor w...
Hello lybrate-user. It may b a pain due to unerupted wisdom tooth or any neurologically transmitted pain or pain of pathological origin. You just consult a maxillofacial surgeon for needful treatment.
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Hello doctor , my self sudeep , I had made a teeth bridge just appro one month ago , today when I was having my lunch in afternoon I could not see the bridge , I have a doubt if I have swallowed it. It is a ceramic teeth, will there be any issue if its in stomach , I do not feel anything right now , I mean I do not feel any problem now, please let me know, I was having paratha and water also , do not know if I have swallowed it.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Greater Noida
Hello doctor , my self sudeep , I had made a teeth bridge just appro one month ago , today when I was having my lunch...
First of all make it clear that the bridge is in place or not. If you are in doubt get examined by dentist. You can also see if bridge is for missing teeth than you will have space left out if by any chance bridge swallowed. Anyhow if you doubt its swallowed it will get passed in stool. But if you fell any symptom like pain get radiographic examination done.
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Use of Fluoride Products for Teeth

Certified Implantologist, Aesthetic , BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Use of Fluoride Products for Teeth

Fluoride products for the teeth have immense importance in dentistry. Fluoride is one such chemical, the balance of which is highly required for strong and healthy teeth. However, there is an optimum amount of fluoride needed for teeth. Anything lesser than that or greater than that can cause harm and serious teeth and gum problems and tooth decay. The best option, therefore, is to get a fluoride based toothpaste or mouthwash, which will keep on providing the teeth with the optimum quantity of its daily dose of fluoride.

The benefits of fluoride products:
Before delving into the types of fluoride products available, let's have a look at the benefits of fluoride on teeth. Fluorides actually save the teeth from dental caries. It happens such that fluoride makes a certain mineral bonding on the teeth which is called fluorapatite. This is not normally found in human teeth, but when teeth damage is done, then to heal it fast this compound is needed to repair the damages. This adds to the mineral bonding in the teeth and strengthens the teeth.  

The fluoride products:
The various fluoride based products, which you may use are as follows:

  1. Fluoridated water: Fluoridating water is a simple process where the optimum amount of fluoride is mixed with drinking water so that drinking the water automatically keeps on adding fluoride to the body and keeps in contact with teeth. This therapy alone is enough and needs no more therapies generally. But not all water reserves contain this, and it's not possible to add fluorides to all water reserves. That is why the other fluoride treatments are needed.
  2. Fluoride toothpaste: This is one of the most common forms for fluoride treatments. Every common daily use toothpaste contains a 0.22 to 0.312 percent of fluoride, and this is highly beneficial to the teeth for healing of decay and fast repairs. It lets the teeth get stronger. 
  3. Mouth Rinses: Fluoride mouth rinses are an option. The sodium fluorides commonly used in the rinses are used in small amounts in the product which is used just like toothpaste and washed off.
  4. Fluoride foams and gels: The foam and gel are used when the teeth of the child or adult are under high risk of cavities. The foam or gel is rubbed on the teeth, and kept for a while and then washed off. The typical application time is 30 minutes. 
  5. Varnishes: The fluoride varnishes are just like gels, and they are also used on the tooth surface similarly. It's the choice of the dentist or patient as to which one they want to go with. Besides, these slow fluoride releasing devices, medical supplements and lozenges are also there, which slowly release the optimum amount of fluorides to keep the teeth strong and healing.
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I have problem in my teeth on right side to 6th teeth from front some time it's paining and some time it' ok. This teeth having cavity it was filled up earlier.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have problem in my teeth on right side to 6th teeth from front some time it's paining and some time it' ok. This te...
Hi get an x-ray done. It was help to know about the exact cause of pain. May be there is infection in root area. Or periapical abcess. You may need some antibiotics and anti inflammatory analgesics. Or episiotomy.
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I hv tooth decay and cavity problem please suggest diet for me as most of food gets stuck in my teeth and remedies to remove decay.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I hv tooth decay and cavity problem please suggest diet for me as most of food gets stuck in my teeth and remedies to...
Tooth decay and cavities can only be removed by filling or restoration by a dentist. You should eat lot of fibrous food as it also helps to remove plaque / bio-film from the teeth and also avoid sweets, etc at bed time. Avoid snacking in between meals. Brush twice daily and gargle properly after you eat anything.
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I have chronic problem with mouth ulcers.What can i do?

BDS
Dentist,
There are so many causes of mouth ulcers like- -stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple mouth ulcers. -certain foods, including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as lemons, oranges, pineapples, apples, figs, tomatoes and strawberries), can trigger a mouth ulcer. -sometimes a sharp tooth surface also trigger mouth ulcers. -some cases of complex mouth ulcers are caused by an underlying health condition, such as an impaired immune system; nutritional problems, such as vitamin b-12, zinc, folic acid, or iron deficiency and gastrointestinal tract disease, such as coeliac disease and crohn's disease. -when you first quit smoking, you may develop more mouth ulcers than normal, but this is temporary. Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take'becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief.
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Is there any problem for teeth and gums for using different types of toothpastes.

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
Is there any problem for teeth and gums for using different types of toothpastes.
No,there is no problem in using different types of toothpaste. it is the brushing technique that effects your gums and teeth.
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I want to bleach my teeth,its bit yellow and slightly green. My age is 23 years, female.

MDS
Dentist, Agra
Bleach is not the only option. Moreover it also causes some burning sensation for sometime. It will be helpful if u have some pics of your teeth
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My teeth is paining what should I do pls do help and it's bleeding too.

My teeth is paining what should I do pls do help and it's bleeding too.
You said you are having bleeding from gums and pain in tooth, this can be due to poor oral health, please maintain clean teeth and good oral hygiene. Please visit dental surgeon for checkup. Use hydrogen per oxide for gargles and take tab vitamin c 500mg one in a day for a week. Treatment to keep mouth healthy and free from bleeding is cleaning and polishing of teeth and maintenance of oral hygiene. Use colgate total paste and listerin mouthwash twice a day.
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My mouth becomes completely dry during night while sleeping. I am getting up once in two hours to drink water. I am not having this problem during daytime.

Certified BPS Dentist
Dentist, Trivandrum
My mouth becomes completely dry during night while sleeping. I am getting up once in two hours to drink water. I am n...
This is not a dental problem. Please show it to a endocrinologist. Please do a cleaning of teeth with dental specialist.
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My teeth are getting yellow. What should I do to stop this. And I want my teeth should white again.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My teeth are getting yellow. What should I do to stop this. And I want my teeth should white again.
Hello, yellow teeth could be because of deposits on your teeth or food lodged in your teeth. Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. For whiter teeth you can go for bleaching or whitening procedure. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Visit your dentist every 6 months.
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I have problem that smell is coming from my mouth. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I have problem that smell is coming from my mouth. What should I do?
Go for a professional cleaning, brush your teeth twice along with use of chlorhexidine mouthwas for a week.
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I have little pimple in my mouth it's paining too much. I can't even eat or drink water. What I have to do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have little pimple in my mouth it's paining too much. I can't even eat or drink water. What I have to do?
U may take cap bnc one a day locally apply metroggyl gel ointment suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water. Take fibrous food you may add banana to your diet at night take isabagol husk two table spoon full n try to stay tension free.
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I have yellow teeth i m using evry thing to make it white but it is the same yellow

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Hey, Exact colour of teeth depend on certain features according to its internal structure.That it is made up of. If there is external staining then it can get cleaned with oral prohylaxis procedure by dentist followed by polishing.
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I am a 24 years girl, I feel bad smell from my mouth after waking in the morning. Also seen white layer in my tongue. Please help me. I used clotrimazole, but no use.

BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
I am a 24 years girl, I feel bad smell from my mouth after waking in the morning. Also seen white layer in my tongue....
Hi. You need prophylaxis of your teeth. Please consult your dentist and get it done. Mean while you can use rexidin plus mouthwash twice daily for 10 days.
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I have a teeth pain when I drink cold water.what I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I have a teeth pain when I drink cold water.what I do?
Your problem says you have sensitivity issues. Use a soft toothbrush. Avoid cold drinks. Brush gently for 2 minutes only! dun brush on your gums! n use a anti sensitive toothpaste! you can msg me in private chat for full detailed info.
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