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Dr. Jignesh Mehta

Dentist, Mumbai

200 at clinic
Dr. Jignesh Mehta Dentist, Mumbai
200 at clinic
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Jignesh Mehta is an experienced Dentist in Vile Parle, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Jignesh Mehta personally at Dental Care Centre in Vile Parle, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Jignesh Mehta on Lybrate.com.

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Alternatives for Improving Smile

BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Alternatives for Improving Smile

A beautiful smile plays a very vital role in enhancing the overall beauty of face. Rotated, stained and maL-placed tooth can cause major aesthetic/cosmetic and psychological problems in teenage and young adults. Mid-line teeth gap, rotated teeth, crowded teeth, stained teeth, broken tooth edges and wearing tooth edges are the most common cosmetic problems that our patients report to us. Dynamic advancements in the field of dentistry has come across with the solution of majority of cosmetic problems.

Here we discuss the various options available for improving smile:

1. Veneers: They are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic glued to the front of your teeth. For teeth that are severely discoloured, chipped or misshapen and gaps between the teeth, veneers create a durable and pleasing smile. A veneer is made to match the colour and shape of your tooth. Not everyone is a candidate for professional teeth whitening. Bleaching is not recommended if you have tooth colored fillings, crowns, caps or bonding in your front teeth. There are two types of veneers:

a. Porcelain (indirect) veneers, which must first be created to fit your teeth in a dental laboratory and require two visits to the dentist. Porcelain veneers are generally stronger, while composite veneers are less expensive. With porcelain veneers, the dentist takes an impression of the tooth and sends it to the dental lab for fabrication of the veneer, usually after the front of the tooth has been reduced.

b. Composite (direct) veneers, which are bonded to your tooth enamel in a single visit. With either method, the tooth is prepared for bonding by roughening the front surface with mild etching solution. The veneer can then be bonded to your tooth using a dental bonding cement.

2. Bonding: It uses composite resin to restore chipped or broken teeth, fill in gaps and reshape or recolor your smile. After applying a very mild etching solution that slightly roughens the surface of your teeth and permits the bonding material to adhere, your dentist applies the resin and sculpts, colours and shapes it to provide a pleasing result. A high-intensity light hardens the material, which is then finely polished. Bonding agents are used in treatment of midline gap closures, fractured tooth restoration, wearing teeth edges.

3. Whitening: Some people are born with teeth that are more yellow than others. Others have teeth that yellow with age. Your natural tooth colour can also be affected by many factors. Surface stains (called extrinsic stains by dentists) and discolouration can be caused by:
a. Tobacco (whether smoked or chewed)
b. Drinking tea, coffee, or red wine
c. Eating highly pigmented foods such as cherries and blueberries
d. Accumulation of tartar deposits, which result from plaque that has hardened
e. Treatment with the antibiotic tetracycline during the time when teeth are forming
f. Yellowing or greying of the teeth as part of the aging process
g. Trauma to the teeth that may result in the death of the tooth's nerve, giving the tooth a brown, grey or black colour.

Whitening/Bleaching is a simple procedure where whitening agents are applied over the tooth surface in order to chemically change the colour of tooth. It can either be a single visit clinical procedure or multiple application home procedure under the guidance of your dentist.

Will my newly whitened teeth stain?
Any tooth can stain, including the veneers and bonds mentioned above. To help prevent stains from coming back, avoid smoking, coffee, tea, red wine and heavily coloured foods. And brush your teeth twice a day with a whitening toothpaste. If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a specilized dentist and ask a free question.

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My friend's jaw is paining for last 4-5 days. He don't have a medical history. What should be done to reduce this pain?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My friend's jaw is paining for last 4-5 days. He don't have a medical history. What should be done to reduce this pain?
Chances are his/ her wisdom teeth is erupting. Take antibiotics and pain killers, consult a doctor for xray and then judgement whether there is enough space for eruption of that teeth. Otherwise go for removal of that tooth.
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When I brush and eat anything hard lyk apple or guava, blood starts coming from my teeth nd because of this my mouth smells so bad I think I hav pyria so please suggest me what should I do to overcome this problem.

BDS
Dentist,
When I brush and eat anything hard lyk apple or guava, blood starts coming from my teeth nd because of this my mouth ...
Get scaling done. Brush ur teeth twice a day. Use mouthwash twice a day. Use dental floss twice a day. Tell me after 7 days.
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My tongue remains always bad with an cover of food even I clear it after every food intake. So what are the possible reasons for it and how to overcome them.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
U may have gum infection. Liver and digestive enzymes may be less. You may have vitamin def. Or infected tongue. Pl. Come to clinic to get complete treatment.
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Is it More Important to Brush Your Teeth in the Night Than in the Morning?

MDS, Certificate in implantology
Dentist, Delhi
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Why it's more important to brush your teeth in the night than in the morning

Most people wake up every morning and stumble to wash their teeth first thing. Do you believe that brushing your teeth in the morning is sufficient to keep your mouth healthy?

While it is important to brush your teeth in the morning for good oral hygiene, what goes on in your mouth all night is even more important. Brushing your teeth once a day is barely enough to maintain perfect oral hygiene. By brushing twice a day you can make the difference.

Do you know why it can be important to brush at night since you are only about to sleep?

Here are a few things that brushing before bed does.

1. Reduces acid build up

Everyone has acid being constantly produced in their mouths. The saliva secreted contains calcium which neutralizes the acid being built up. At night the saliva secretion slows down which allows the acids to get accumulated. The acids keep corroding the teeth all night. When you brush your teeth, the fluoride present in the toothpaste stimulates saliva secretion. So by brushing before bed you ensure that the saliva secretion does not fall drastically. In the process you prevent your teeth from getting corroded.

2. Reduces bacterial multiplication

The saliva in our mouth not only neutralizes the acid it reduces bacteria from multiplying as well. During the reduced saliva production, as you sleep, the bacteria in your mouth multiply manifold and attack your teeth and gums. This is why keeping your saliva secretion regular by brushing before bed is of utmost importance.

3. Reduces the decay of food particles

After you have your dinner just rinsing your mouth is not enough. Tiny food particles that get stuck in your teeth rot overnight. It is best to go to bed with a clean mouth rather than a mouth with tiny decaying food particles.

No matter how much of a task it might seem like, brushing at night is as important, if not more important, than brushing in the morning.

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My teeth are yellow in colour from child. And teeth are not straight. Please suggest me some medicine or treatment for permanent good result.

BDS, Certified endodontics
Dentist, Guwahati
My teeth are yellow in colour from child. And teeth are not straight. Please suggest me some medicine or treatment fo...
You can either go for orthodontic treatment and bleaching or you can go for jacket crowns for your tooth.
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For me my teeth has gone named called 2 of dhouda pandu named called. I consult a doctor over 2 years back,they told root canal process. What is the cost of that.May i expect the same treatment as rightnow.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Get the x-ray done , Dentist will asses about rct success rate on that particular area , and he will guide you (since its non treated for two years, there can be sinus tract formation / severe boneloss around apices).
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Mere masudon me problum hay. Uski wajah se khane me problum hoti hay. Plese help me.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Mere masudon me problum hay.  Uski wajah se khane me problum hoti hay.   Plese help me.
Hi, you have to visit to dentist for a check-up to get exact cause and solution of your problem. Without checking you clinically we can't suggest anything.
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I have only 7 teeth, I plan to go for artificial tooth, which way I can go with less pain and less stress.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have only 7 teeth, I plan to go for artificial tooth, which way I can go with less pain and less stress.
At your age, the best option for getting artificial teeth would be dental implants. There are other options like removable dentures too. Be rest assured that any treatment is almost painless.
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All About Different Types of Gum Disease

FWFO, MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
All About Different Types of Gum Disease

Gum disease begins with the growth of bacteria in your mouth and it may end with loss of teeth. Thus, the severity of gum disease or periodontitis should not be underestimated. Tooth loss mainly happens due to the destruction of the tissue which surrounds the teeth. 

Types of gum disease:

  1. Gingivitis: Gingivitis is basically the first stage of periodontitis. It causes bleeding from the gums and also causes immense pain in the teeth.
  2. Periodontitis: In periodontitis, the gum and teeth separate. A gap is formed between the two which may cause debris to accumulate in the space and cause other infections.

Causes of gum disease:
The exact cause of gum disease is not known but here are some of the possible causes:

  1. Hormonal changes: Hormonal changes during pregnancy, menopause and puberty are just some times the gums become more sensitive and gingivitis develops.
  2. Illnesses: Cancer, HIV, diabetes and other illnesses may cause problems with the immune system and damage the gums. This is an example of how gingivitis is caused as a complication of other disorders.
  3. Bad habits: Smoking causes gum disease as you may already know.
  4. Poor oral hygiene: Not brushing and flossing may lead to accumulation of food materials in the mouth causing gum diseases.
  5. Family history: Family history is also a major contributing factor to what may cause gum disease.

Treatment:
The treatment prescribed for gum disease depends how deep it is set and whether it is a case of gingivitis or periodontitis. Here are the possible treatments for gum disease:

  1. Professional dental cleaning: This is the most common treatment used in the early stages of gum disease. In fact, dental cleanings are usually used to prevent it and are used as soon as tartar and plaque buildup. 
  2. Scaling and root planing: This is also a type of cleaning except that it needs to be done under a local anesthetic as there is a certain degree of pain involved in the procedure.
  3. Surgery: Surgery is also sometimes used to remove the infected pockets and put the gums back in their original place.
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I am getting excess saliva in my mouth.What could be the reason and how to get rid of it ?

BDS, MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Chennai
It could be mouth brash . Excess acidity in stomach can cause this mostly occurs early morning .Avoid acidic foods in night.Use antacid if needed.
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How to get rid of mouth ulcers it comes regularly last for some weeks goes away and then it occurs again? What to do?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
How to get rid of mouth ulcers it comes regularly last for some weeks goes away and then it occurs again? What to do?
Mouth ulcer is most commonly caused by poor diet, nutritional deficiency, constipation or excessive stress. You need to start taking multi vitamins. Avoid junk food avoid excessive stress. Avoid too hot and spicy food.
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Hello, I am 34 years old male and I have a dry mouth for last 4 months. When I drink water after 30 minutes I need to water. What should I do

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, dry mouth is caused due to decreased secretion of saliva. We need to check you clinically to advise for any cause and solution. You can come for a consultation (free of cost) or check up in our clinic.
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I suffer blooding very often from my teeth and constant swallowing. I need to know what should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I suffer blooding very often from my teeth and constant swallowing. I need to know what should I do?
Get scaling done. Brush your teeth twice a day. Use mouthwash twice a day. Use dental floss twice a day. Tell me after 7 days.
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Can metrogyl gel USP 2% be used to cure tongue ulcer. Because after its application I feel a bit sluggish and can stand the gel on my tongue.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, along with c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
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My mouth smells so bad. Please give some advise to get rid of it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist,
My mouth smells so bad. Please give some advise to get rid of it.
Take plenty of leafy veg n water fibrous diet drink plenty of water brush twice daily use betadine mouth wash
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How to clean or whitening the yellow teeth caused by the drinking of underground water?

Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
How to clean or whitening the yellow teeth caused by the drinking of underground water?
You need to get a dental cleaning done by the dentist. Or ask for remedies if the stains are due to water from the dentist after yourteeth are examined.
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