Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}
Call Doctor
Book Appointment

Dr. Jignesh Kothari

BDS

Dentist, Mumbai

29 Years Experience
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Dr. Jignesh Kothari BDS Dentist, Mumbai
29 Years Experience
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Services
Feed

Personal Statement

To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I’m dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I’m dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies.
More about Dr. Jignesh Kothari
Dr. Jignesh Kothari is a popular Dentist in S V Road, Mumbai. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 29 years. He has completed BDS . He is currently associated with Chhaya Dental clinic in S V Road, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Jignesh Kothari on Lybrate.com.

Lybrate.com has a nexus of the most experienced Dentists in India. You will find Dentists with more than 44 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Dentists online in Mumbai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

Info

Specialty
Education
BDS - Nair Hospital Dental College - 1989
Languages spoken
English
Hindi

Location

Book Clinic Appointment with Dr. Jignesh Kothari

Chhaya Dental clinic

C-3 Sushila Baug Building Parik Hospital Sv RoadMumbai Get Directions
...more
View All

Services

View All Services

Submit Feedback

Submit a review for Dr. Jignesh Kothari

Your feedback matters!
Write a Review

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

How Safe Is Tooth Whitening?

MDS, B.D.S
Dentist, Kanpur
How Safe Is Tooth Whitening?

Nobody is happy with their teeth and everybody wants whiter, brighter teeth. In the last few decades, tooth whitening is one of the most commonly done cosmetic dental procedures. Majority of these people are in the age of 10 to 25, who are very conscious about their looks.

What needs to be understood is that dental whitening is permissible to a certain extent. Not many people realize this and continue to use teeth whiteners even after the desired result is achieved in an effort to get it a couple of more shades lighter. This is something that we need to watch our for. 

Safety of tooth whitening: Some of the supposedly unsafe aspects of tooth whitening are most products used currently are tested both on patients and in laboratory and are proven to be completely safe. However, overuse or misuse of these products can lead to issues. The active chemical ingredient in most of these products is hydrogen peroxide. Most of the products contain about 10% carbamide peroxide, which breaks into hydrogen peroxide and urea. There are claims that this is carcinogenic. However, this is not the case and there is no strong correlation. Also, if the application is done correctly, there is very minimal exposure to hydrogen peroxide directly.

The second issue that most people associate with tooth whitening is  tooth sensitivity and gum irritation. Both these symptoms are directly related to the percentage of carbamide peroxide. It is shown that products with more than 10% produce more teeth sensitivity and gum irritation than those that contain less than 10%. Improper tray selection can lead to gum irritation. Also, patients who are overzealous and go about whitening their teeth further can end up with severe sensitivity. The explanation in these cases is the enamel is worn off by the chemical leading to exposed dentinal tubules which, even when exposed due to caries, can cause sensitivity.

Listed below are some ways to avoid or reduce sensitivity: 

  1. When using the bleaching tray applicator, use it only for the recommended period of time. Do not keep it longer to make the teeth whiter.
  2. Use a paste that is meant for sensitive teeth. The potassium nitrate in these will help relieve sensitivity.
  3. Use a product with fluoride so that the teeth can remineralize. This can be used before and after tooth whitening for up to 4 minutes.

It is advisable to avoid tooth whitening in some cases like the following

  1. Pregnancy
  2. Breast feeding
  3. Ceramic crowns or bridges in the front teeth - these cannot be bleached
  4. Gingival disease with gum recession and exposed root - the sensitivity is sure to quite high

To avail the best results, always use clinically proven products under the supervision of a dentist.

4088 people found this helpful

Please suggest me something. I have 4 big ulcers inner part of mouth behind tooth on both sides. Difficulty in swallow, pain and and fever.

BDS
Dentist, Howrah
Please suggest me something. I have 4 big ulcers inner part of mouth behind tooth on both sides. Difficulty in swallo...
Use Betadine Mouth wash twice daily for 5 days, take Vit B-complex for 10 days. Apply Hexigel to reduce pain for normal ulcer. If its for long time in same place then need to worry visit dentist.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Oral and Dental Care

BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist, Aligarh
Oral and Dental Care

Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.

1 person found this helpful

I am 30 years old, female. I am having Oral submucosa fibrosis with impacted tooth. I cam open about 1.5 finger mouth. The doc has asked me to go for operation. That will be by done general anesthesia and it is a major operation. They did not prescribe any medicine. I do not whether they are doing for the money or not. Should I take Ephcorlin 2.5 mg and lycored with exercise? Should I go for local injections? I am looking for your help.

M.Sc - Medical Bio-chemistry, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 30 years old, female. I am having Oral submucosa fibrosis with impacted tooth. I cam open about 1.5 finger mouth...
Your mouth opening is less than 50 percent and it is very difficult to get access to 3rd molar in this case. If condition is acute and painful then surgical extraction from external side is only option because oral submucous fibrosis takes time to get treated. If impacted tooth is not causing any problem in that case firstly oral submucous fibrosis can be treated with medicines and local injections and physiotherapy.
3 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have problem with my speaking because of my teeth coz Ive lost my 2 front teeth i am using artificial teeth for hiding my dullness to everyone can I implant my teeth and what is the cost of implant ?

Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
I have problem with my speaking because of my teeth coz Ive lost my 2 front teeth i am using artificial teeth for hid...
Implant is, no doubt the best option to replace the missing teeth for you but before the placement of implants you will have to undergo some tests and special xrays on the other side you can also opt for a 4 unit fixed bridge which will involve the adjacent teeth for support the cost of implant varies according to the dentist as well as the system orphaned land ranging from 15000 30000 for 1 unit.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have an ulcer beneath my tongue for the last two months. Initially I thought it to be a boil but then it became an ulcer and I can see some white patches on it. It is about 1/2cm. I started smoking after a gap of 18 years and I am 43 years now. What treatment should be followed?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Ulcer lasting for two months with white patches is to b evaluated please contact a maxillofacial surgeon may be he will do the biopsy for local application as suggested by Dr. Karan is fine but it requires investigation n earliest.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am suffering from ulcers. They are always troubling me, nd come back after 4 to 5 days. How can I remove them permanently?

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am suffering from ulcers. They are always troubling me, nd come back after 4 to 5 days. How can I remove them perma...
start with multivitamin capsule. increase intake of fibrous food and drink plenty of water. keep your stomach fit. reduce stress level .avoid spicy food
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Mere upper dant me doctor ne cap & ecg bataya h jiski cost 3000rs batai h, kya koi simple treat ment nahi h.

BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
Ecg for a tooth. Are you sure. It's actually taken for heart patient not for dental problem 3000 is cheaper. If you need a cheaper treatment the quality of the material will be cheaper go cheaper n get cheaper. Do not blame doctors.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I'm chewing tobacco for more than 15 years now these days I am feeling difficulties during eating something my mouth doesn't open fully.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
If you have trouble with quitting tobacco you can contact us at our clinic in Mumbai.We are registered TII centre here( tobacco intervention initiative centre) .We can help you quit tobacco to improve the quality of life you lead.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have a tiny tiny dumps in my mouth, it's not going away I scanned but nothing showed in that scan please help of it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
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.
Submit FeedbackFeedback
View All Feed

Near By Doctors

93%
(790 ratings)

Dr. Premendra Goyal

BDS
Dentist
Dr. Goyal's Dental Care, 
200 at clinic
Book Appointment
85%
(12 ratings)

Dr. Deven Dabholkar

BDS
Dentist
Dr. Deven's Dentocare, 
300 at clinic
Book Appointment

Dr. Sneha Mhatre

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist
Karbelkar's Dental Clinic - Orthodontic and Pedodontic Centre, 
0 at clinic
Book Appointment
90%
(312 ratings)

Dr. Vaishali Katke

MDS
Dentist
V Smile Dental Clinic, 
100 at clinic
Book Appointment

Dr. Prachi M. Dave

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
Smile Dental Clinic, 
100 at clinic
Book Appointment

Dr. Pravin D Patel

BDS
Dentist
Patel Dental Care & Implant Centre, 
100 at clinic
Book Appointment