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Dr. Kalpana A Palep

Dentist, Mumbai

100 at clinic
Dr. Kalpana A Palep Dentist, Mumbai
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Kalpana A Palep is one of the best Dentists in Prabhadevi, Mumbai. She is currently associated with Dr Palep's Priyanka Nursing Home in Prabhadevi, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kalpana A Palep and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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My teeth is yellowish and breakdown anytime and I have lost my two teeth original can I regain my original teeth by any treatment is it possible give me best solution.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My teeth is yellowish and breakdown anytime and I have lost my two teeth original can I regain my original teeth by a...
Hello, for yellow teeth you need to visit the dentist and get a deep scaling and polishing done. Brush twice a day. Maintain proper brushing technique. Rinse after every meal. Floss regularly. Your original teeth can be replaced by an Implant or Fixed partial denture (bridges)
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Hi I am 23 and I am having carving in my mouth to chew something. Carving is same as one has when he/she is getting new teeth. In my case there is no new teeth growing. Help me out.

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Dentist, Fatehgarh Churian
Hi I am 23 and I am having carving in my mouth to chew something. Carving is same as one has when he/she is getting n...
Your bmr must be high basic metabolic rate or you need to deworm your self by albendazole. They r set of two n can be taken at once.
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I want to put invisible braces to straight my teeth and I want the following answer s 1) whether I have to remove any teeth as my age is 23 2) what is cost 3) how much time that invisible braces will take 4) Whether it gives any shape out after straightening 5) and at last the safety tips PLEASE HELP ME WITH GOOD ADVICE.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
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I want to put invisible braces to straight my teeth and I want the following answer s
1) whether I have to remove any...
Consult a orthodontist it can b decided only after evaluating the case if ext is required, cost will best given by your Dr. It depends on place, case n Dr. Consulted, it takes about 18-24 months for complete tt normally, you get normal profile after tt, it's safe tried n tested mode of tt.
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Hello, I suffering from. My tongue is going thicker to thicker and make me in problem like in talking, some time in breathing.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
consult a dentist for thorough check up. these problems can be diagnosed after clinical examination.
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I am facing sensitivity in my two teeth from last 7 months. My doctor had recommended me to use colgate sensitive toothpaste n brush. I am regularly using both but still facing the same problem. Please guide me.

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Dentist,
Use vantag twice a day, also change the habit like don't take so hot after cold and so cold after hot. Only take normal water or other beverage.
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I got wisdom teeth but there no place to come out It's very paining What to do is it ok Or need to remove.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
If the wisdom tooth has erupted fully and in a proper position then we can save it by dental cement filling. If the cavity is deep and near or into the pulp then we can save it by root canal treatment. Ideally we should save natural tooth structure if its fits in above criterias. If the wisdom teeth has erupted in a such way that it's disturbing other tooth structures and we don't have any option left for saving it then only you should go for removal. The wisdom tooth usually causes pain because of its uneven position distrubing adjacent teeth and some times swelling of the tissues around the tooth causing pericoronitis ( i.e inflamation of the surrounding soft tissues ) causing pain. Wisdom tooth which is usually considered as an extra tooth having no role in mastication (i.e chewing of food) On other hand removal of wisdom tooth have much advantages rather than any disadvantage.. Retaining wisdom tooth some times results in food lodgement within and between adjacent tooth ,results in caries ( decay ) of the adjacent tooth. So for improper erupted wisdom tooth, removal is the only and best available option to the date. Which in turn also helps in preserving other tooth structures. Jay Swaminarayan.

I have bad breath due to tongue. The reason I found out is that there is white layer (biofilm) on my tongue. This is the main reason for the bad breath. Now doctors please tell me some treatment.

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Use a good tongue cleaner to clean tongue coating daily, use chorhexidine mouthwash for 15 days. If problem still persists do visit a dental expert.
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I have teeth cavity problem & mine last ke teeth niklwa chuki hu or 3 teeth mei RCT bhi Kara chuki hu, mere front k teeth those yellow h please help me & solve this problem. thanks.

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I advice restoration for carious teeth. For yellowish teeth scaling or bleaching. Further any queries contact me.
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Beware of yellow teeth

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Dentist, Cuttack
Beware of yellow teeth
Yellowness in teeth should not be taken lightly.
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Tip to relief degree of pain or soreness in the mouth during the orthodontic treatment

MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Tip to relief degree of pain or soreness in the mouth during the orthodontic treatment

To lessen the degree of pain or soreness in the mouth during the orthodontic treatment, you can gargle with 8 ounces of lukewarm water with one teaspoonful of salt dissolved in it. Swish it around your mouth and then spit it out. It will dull the pain and provide relief. 

Hello sir, I have problems with my wisdom teeth should I remove it? Please tell me.

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Dentist, Bangalore
Hello sir, I have problems with my wisdom teeth should I remove it? Please tell me.
If wisdom tooth is erupting in abnormal position and you have discomfort. Then its better to get it removed.
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I'm 29 years old. For last one year i'm suffering from teeth sensitivity. I want to ask that how to get rid from teeth sensitivity and how to restore lost enamel in teeth. Than you.

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I'm 29 years old. For last one year i'm suffering from teeth sensitivity. I want to ask that how to get rid from teet...
Your tooth is sensitive due to enamel erosion.There are some processes to restore the lost enamel. Applying tooth colour restorative material to the damaged area. veneering and making crown over the damaged tooth According to type of erosion treatment can be decided. so its better to get proper diagnosed.
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I took tobacco since last 20. Years , so my teeth got dark brown. Now what should I do to became natural white teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I took tobacco since last 20. Years , so my teeth got dark brown. Now what should I do to became natural white teeth.
Chances of getting your teeth completely white are less. But you will improve the shades of teeth. 1. Quit the habit 2. Get your teeth professionally cleaned 3. Bleaching can be done (depending upon your requirement)
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Home remedy for treating the pain of new tooth arising? What to do for relieving the pain?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Home remedy for treating the pain of new tooth arising? What to do for relieving the pain?
If new tooth is erupting in abnormal way, it is advised to get it removed. Get the xray done from dentist for position of new tooth. Gargle with warm salt water twice daily for relief.
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Brush your TONGUE

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Brush your TONGUE

Brush your tongue along with your teeth every day!

My teeths are so much sensitive and I have done treatment on it for 2 times but I have not received any good treatment. How can I get relief from this?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My teeths are so much sensitive and I have done treatment on it for 2 times but I have not received any good treatmen...
Here are few steps to avoid sensitivity of teeth: - practice good oral hygiene. - use a sensitivity toothpaste like sensodyne. - don't brush too hard. - use a softer toothbrush. - take care while consuming acidic foods. - use fluoridated dental products. - avoid grinding your teeth. - see your dentist regularly for professional tooth cleaning
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Dentist, Udaipur
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado.

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Dentist, Asansol
visit ur dentist halfyearly
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Fluoride and Dental Health

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Fluoride and Dental Health

Fluoride is a mineral that occurs naturally in many foods and water. Every day, minerals are added to and lost from a tooth's enamel layer through two processes, demineralization and remineralization. Minerals are lost (demineralization) from a tooth's enamel layer when acids -- formed from plaque bacteria and sugars in the mouth -- attack the enamel. Minerals such as fluoride, calcium, and phosphate are redeposited (remineralization) to the enamel layer from the foods and waters consumed. Too much demineralization without enough remineralization to repair the enamel layer leads to tooth decay.

a)Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay by making the tooth more resistant to acid attacks from plaque bacteria and sugars in the mouth.

b)It also reverses early decay.

c)In children under 6 years of age, fluoride becomes incorporated into the development of permanent teeth, making it difficult for acids to demineralize the teeth.

d) Fluoride also helps speed remineralization as well as disrupts acid production in already erupted teeth of both children and adults.

In What Forms Is Fluoride Available?

As mentioned, fluoride is found in foods and in water. It can also be directly applied to the teeth through fluoridated toothpastes and mouth rinses. Mouth rinses containing fluoride in lower strengths are available over-the-counter; stronger concentrations require a doctor's prescription.

We dentists, apply fluoride to the teeth as a gel, foam, or varnish. These treatments contain a much higher level of fluoride than the amount found in toothpastes and mouth rinses. Varnishes are painted on the teeth; foams are put into a mouth guard, which is applied to the teeth for one to four minutes; gels can be painted on or applied via a mouth guard.(as shown in figure)

When Is Fluoride Intake Most Critical?

It is certainly important for infants and children between the ages of 6 months and 16 years to be exposed to fluoride. This is the timeframe during which the primary and permanent teeth come in. However, adults benefit from fluoride, too. New research indicates that topical fluoride -- from toothpastes, mouth rinses, and fluoride treatments -- are as important in fighting tooth decay as in strengthening developing teeth.

In addition, people with certain conditions may be at increased risk of tooth decay and would therefore benefit from additional fluoride treatment. They include people with:

  • Dry mouth conditions : Also called xerostomia, dry mouth caused by diseases such as Sjögren's syndrome, certain medications (such as allergy medications, antihistamines, anti-anxiety drugs, and high blood pressure drugs), and head and neck radiation treatment makes someone more prone to tooth decay. The lack of saliva makes it harder for food particles to be washed away and acids to be neutralized.
  • Gum disease : Gum disease, also called periodontitis, can expose more of your tooth and tooth roots to bacteria increasing the chance of tooth decay. Gingivitis is an early stage of periodontitis.
  • History of frequent cavities: If you have one cavity every year or every other year, you might benefit from additional fluoride.
  • Presence of crowns and/or bridges or braces: These treatments can put teeth at risk for decay at the point where the crown meets the underlying tooth structure or around the brackets of orthodontic appliances.

Are There Risks Associated With Fluoride Use?

Fluoride is safe and effective when used as directed but can be hazardous at high doses (the "toxic" dosage level varies based on an individual's weight). For this reason, it's important for parents to carefully supervise their children's use of fluoride-containing products and to keep fluoride products out of reach of children, especially children under the age of 6.

In addition, excess fluoride can cause defects in the tooth's enamel that range from barely noticeable white specks or streaks to cosmetically objectionable brown discoloration. These defects are known as fluorosis and occur when the teeth are forming -- usually in children younger than 6 years. Fluorosis, when it occurs, is usually associated with naturally occurring fluoride, such as that found in well water. If you use well water and are uncertain about the mineral (especially fluoride) content, a water sample should be tested. Although tooth staining from fluorosis cannot be removed with normal hygiene, your dentist may be able to lighten or remove these stains with professional-strength abrasives or bleaches.

Keep in mind, however, that it's very difficult to reach hazardous levels given the low levels of fluoride in home-based fluoride-containing products. Nonetheless, if you do have concerns or questions about the amount of fluoride you or your child may be receiving, talk to your child's dentist, pediatrician, or family doctor.

A few useful reminders about fluoride include:

  • Store fluoride supplements away from young children(these are not available in India).
  • Avoid flavored toothpastes because these tend to encourage toothpaste to be swallowed.
  • Use only a pea-sized amount of fluoridated toothpaste on a child's toothbrush.
  • Be cautious about using fluoridated toothpaste in children younger than age 6. Children younger than 6 years of age are more likely to swallow toothpaste instead of spitting it out.
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