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Dr. Jigar Shah

B.D.S.

Dentist, Mumbai

12 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. Jigar Shah B.D.S. Dentist, Mumbai
12 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Dr. Jigar Shah is a popular Dentist in Mumbai, Mumbai. He has over 12 years of experience as a Dentist. He has done B.D.S. . He is currently associated with Jeevan Jyot Hospital in Mumbai, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Jigar Shah on Lybrate.com.

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B.D.S. - Govt Dental college & Hospital - 2005
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How we find relief from teeth pain consult me me because I am suffer from pain now days.

Dentist, Ahmedabad
How we find relief from teeth pain consult me me because I am suffer from pain now days.
The reason for pain has to be found out. It can be tooth decay. Or something else, get it checked by a dentist.
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I am a medical student. I am having mouth sores or ulcer. Somepeople says its because of tension. But I do not have any tension. Every two weeks I am getting mouth ulcer. Why is it coming? Is it because of vitamin problem.

PGD IN ULTRAASONOGRAPHY, Non invasive cardiology course, MD - Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Narnaul
Aphthous mouth ulcers are painful sores that can occur anywhere inside the mouth. They are the most common type of mouth ulcer. At least 1 in 5 people can develop aphthous mouth ulcers at some stage in their life. Women are affected more often than men. There are three types: Minor aphthous ulcers are the most common (8 in 10 cases). They are small, round, or oval, and are less than 10 mm across. They look pale yellow, but the area around them may look swollen and red. Only one ulcer may develop, but up to five may appear at the same time. Each ulcer lasts 7-10 days, and then goes without leaving a scar. They are not usually very painful. Major aphthous ulcers occur in about 1 in 10 cases. They tend to be 10 mm or larger across. Usually only one or two appear at a time. Each ulcer lasts from two weeks to several months, but will heal leaving a scar. They can be very painful and eating may become difficult. Herpetiform ulcers occur in about 1 in 10 cases. These are tiny pinhead-sized ulcers, about 1-2 mm across. Multiple ulcers occur at the same time, but some may join together and form irregular shapes. Each ulcer lasts one week to two months. Despite the name, they have nothing to do with herpes or the herpes virus. Aphthous ulcers usually first occur between the ages of 10 and 40 years. They then recur but there can be days, weeks, months, or years between each bout of ulcers. The ulcers tend to come back (recur) less often as you become older. In many cases, they eventually stop coming back. Some people feel a burning in part (s) of the mouth for a day or so before an ulcer appears. What causes aphthous mouth ulcers? The cause is not known. They are not infectious, and you cannot 'catch' aphthous mouth ulcers. In most cases, the ulcers develop for no apparent reason in people who are healthy. In some cases the ulcers are related to other factors or diseases. These include: Injury - such as badly fitting dentures, a graze from a harsh toothbrush, etc. Changes in hormone levels. Some women find that mouth ulcers occur just before their period. In some women, the ulcers only develop after the menopause. Some ex-smokers find they develop ulcers only after stopping smoking. A lack of iron, or a lack of certain vitamins (such as vitamin B12 and folic acid) may be a factor in some cases. Rarely, a food allergy may be the cause. Mouth ulcers run in some families. So, a genetic factor may play a part in some cases. Stress or anxiety is said to trigger aphthous mouth ulcers in some people. Some medications can cause mouth ulcers. Examples of medicines that can cause mouth ulcers are: nicorandil, anti-inflammatory medicines (eg, ibuprofen) and oral nicotine replacement therapy. Mouth ulcers are more common in people with Crohn's disease, coeliac disease, HIV infection, and Behçet's disease. However, these ulcers are not the aphthous type. You should inform your doctor if you have any other symptoms in addition to the mouth ulcers. Other important symptoms would include skin or genital ulcers or joint (rheumatological) pains and inflammation. Rarely, severe mouth ulcers can occur after taking a medicine you are allergic to. Sometimes a blood test or other investigations are advised if other causes of mouth ulcers are suspected. What are the treatments for aphthous ulcers? Treatment aims to ease the pain when ulcers occur, and to help them to heal as quickly as possible. There is no treatment that prevents aphthous mouth ulcers from recurring. No treatment may be needed The pain is often mild, particularly with the common 'minor' type of aphthous ulcer. Each bout of ulcers will go without treatment. General measures include Avoiding spicy foods, acidic fruit drinks, and very salty foods (such as crisps) which can make the pain and stinging worse. Using a straw to drink, to avoid the liquids touching ulcers in the front of the mouth. (Note: do not drink hot drinks with a straw, as you may burn your throat.) Using a very soft toothbrush. See a dentist if you have badly fitting dentures. If you suspect a medication is causing the ulcers, then a change may be possible. For example, if you are using oral nicotine replacement therapy (nicotine gum or lozenges), it may help to use a different type instead such as patches or nasal spray. Some medicines may ease your symptoms from the mouth ulcers Chlorhexidine mouthwash (brand name Corsodyl® or Chlorohex®) may reduce the pain. It may also help ulcers to heal more quickly. It also helps to prevent ulcers from becoming infected. Unfortunately, it does not reduce the number of new ulcers. Chlorhexidine mouthwash is usually used twice a day. It may stain teeth brown if you use it regularly. However, the stain is not usually permanent, and can be reduced by avoiding drinks that contain tannin (such as tea, coffee, or red wine), and by brushing teeth before use. Rinse your mouth well after you brush your teeth, as some ingredients in toothpaste can inactivate chlorhexidine. Steroid lozenges (brand name Corlan® pellets or Betnesol® tablets) may also reduce the pain, and may help ulcers to heal more quickly. By using your tongue you can keep a lozenge in contact with an ulcer until the lozenge dissolves. A steroid lozenge works best the sooner it is started once an ulcer erupts. If used early, it may 'nip it in the bud' and prevent an ulcer from fully erupting. The usual dose is one lozenge, four times a day, until the ulcer goes. In children, use for no more than five days at a time. A painkilling oral rinse, gel, or mouth spray may help to ease pain. Examples include benzydamine spray (brand name Difflam®), choline salicylate gel (brand name Bonjela®), or triamcinolone acetonide (Kenalog in Orabase®). Bonjela® should not be used in children under the age of 16 due to a potential risk of Reye's syndrome if it is overused. This is the same reason why aspirin cannot be used in children too. Note: Bonjela teething gel® no longer contains choline salicylate and has been reformulated with lidocaine, a local anaesthetic (to cause temporary numbing). The effect of painkilling medicines is unfortunately short-lived. You can buy all the treatments listed above from pharmacies, without a prescription. Other treatments may be tried if the above do not help or where the pain and ulceration are severe. Examples include a course of steroid tablets, strong steroid mouthwashes and doxycycline mouthwashes.
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BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities as the bacteria in dental plaque changes them into acids.
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MDS
Dentist, Nashik
Do you rinse your mouth with an alchohol-free mouth wash after every meal? If no, then start doing it because it prevents the formation of bacteria in your mouth.
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I am 30 years old male, I am suffering from mouth ulcers for last 3 weeks what should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 30 years old male, I am suffering from mouth ulcers for last 3 weeks what should I do?
Hi, there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You can go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same.
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Do scaling really helps to stop halitosis.? Ok I will do soon as possible. Wanted to ask tat should I use mouthwashes for the same problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
Do scaling really helps to stop halitosis.?  Ok I will do soon as possible.  Wanted to ask tat should I use mouthwash...
Yes. Definitely. Just using mouthwash is not going to help much. For best results, use mouthwash after scaling.
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Her tooth were strong but the problems were, the top front tooth of her has been comes out of the mouth. Dear Dr. Help her to make her tooth to seems to be perfectly inside her mouth.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Her tooth were strong but the problems were, the top front tooth of her has been comes out of the mouth. Dear Dr. Hel...
If they are strong then go root canal treatment of that teeth and capping so they look perfectly inside in mouth.
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I am having problems regarding my tongue. Whenever I speak I feel itching inside my mouth.

BDS
Dentist, Ludhiana
hi that itiching may be beacuse of many reasons, may be required amount of saliva is reduced that causing the stickiness n itiching . for that repeatedly intake of water, n few sialogouges, flaavoured chewing gums etc. or else there may be some ulcer or lesion etc that basicaly need clinical examination. also, if u eat some deletarious items like tobacco or else, quit that as soon as possible , n get cheked.
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My father is 67 years . He is having sugar. He is suffering from tooth cavities, can he extract the tooth ? We are scared because of sugar. Pls advise.

BDS
Dentist, Rewa
My father is 67 years . He is having sugar. He is suffering from tooth cavities, can he extract the tooth ? We are sc...
yes extraction can be done when his sugar level is under control Secondly see if the teeth can be saved either by some filling or root canal type of procedures
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I am 14 years old and in my back three teeth on the both side.Cavity is being developed.What should i do for it?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Go for filling as early as possible. If cavity progess you may need rct and will suffer from lots of pain
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I am 35 year old lady my teeth gets sensational problems when I eat when I drink too much pain please help me?

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 am 35 year old lady my teeth gets sensational problems when I eat when I drink too much pain please help me?
You can use the vantage or sensodyne toothpaste twice in day. May you get good result you are welcome to consult for the further diagnosis and treatment.
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I have cavity in my teeth but it's minor what to use to remove the cavity and make. Teeth strong please help me out.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have cavity in my teeth but it's minor what to use to remove the cavity and make. Teeth strong please help me out.
Once if you have a cavity you must get it filled immediately or else you wil have to go for further treatments.
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I am sagar and I am 28 year old man and my teeth is very week blood comes through teeth. What is the solution?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am sagar and I am 28 year old man and my teeth is very week blood comes through teeth. What is the solution?
kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Hi sir, I am in very worst situation, I have one problem i. E bad breath don't think this is because of dental related. Because I was treated dental and ent one time and palmanologist all. 24 hours getting the bad breath. please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hi sir,

I am in very worst situation, I have one problem i. E bad breath
don't think this is because of dental relat...
This might not related to only dental and ent bad breath is related to gastrointestinal, respiratory, gastric conditions so once consult physician.
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What is the surgery cost of implant tooth? After that treatment new teeth may give any disturbance?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
What is the surgery cost of implant tooth? After that treatment new teeth may give any disturbance?
Hello, the cost for tooth implant may vary. It will range around Rs 15,000- 50,000 depending upon the dentist, area, case and the brand. Visit a dentist and get it checked. Get an full mouth X-ray done to check the bone levels. Let the dentist decide what is best for you.
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Hello I'm 21 yes old. I brush regularly but my teeth is still yellow. What toothpaste should I use?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hello I'm 21 yes old. I brush regularly but my teeth is still yellow. What toothpaste should I use?
Toothpaste will not help for removing yellow colour. If you want bright white teeth then you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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How do I keep my teeth white in colour and avoid smelling badly. Even after taking lot of care. Can you please suggest me the better way to avoid bad odour.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
How do I keep my teeth white in colour and avoid smelling badly. Even after taking lot of care. Can you please sugges...
Keeping teeth white naturally requires regular dental check up and proper oral hygiene maintenance. Please remember that the brushing technique is important and not the duration of brushing. Bad breath is due to deposits on teeth, decayed teeth, artificial teeth and different foods that one consumes. Keeping a check on what you eat might help.
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HI I never felt shy for having such worse condition to have milk teeth till 22 years that also with gaps in between them make condition worse but. I cant get rid of them. My friends make fun of me i cant even smile.Or have food in a proper way.Now can u suggest me a solution.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Yes please grow up don't feel shy visit your dentist who will guide you. Why should u feel inferior when God has given options to look beautiful cos a smile can do wonders visit dentist asap.
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