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Dr. Koppikar

Dentist, Mumbai

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Dr. Koppikar is a renowned Dentist in Kandivali East, Mumbai. You can visit him at Dr. Gupte's Clinic in Kandivali East, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Koppikar on Lybrate.com.

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How to reduce mouth ulcers I am getting them frequently.Please do help

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If u are getting them frequently then get it checked first what's the reason for recurrence then take the medicine prescribed according.

I have bruxism problems these have been developed due to neck stiffness issues that I've been facing since 3 years now. Bruxism has also lead to teeth clenching problem. Kindly suggest some solution to it . Will a mouth guard help? Thank you in anticipation.

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I have bruxism problems these have been developed due to neck stiffness issues that I've been facing since 3 years no...
This habit is called bruxism. Habit of grinding teeth or clenching their jaw under stress. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Take a deworming medicine. Also you may need a habit breaking appliance called soft splints to preserve your teeth from wearing off. Adv. Muscle relaxant to relieve jaw muscle pain and anti-depressants. Advance procedures can be done with laser.

I am facing too much bleeding from my gums despite I tried many things like lot of vit c, brushing my teeths every time I take food, maxirich vitamin tabs. & going to many doctors in past five years. Please suggest what I should take to finish this problem,

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I am facing too much bleeding from my gums despite I tried many things like lot of vit c, brushing my teeths every ti...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush.

Sir I want to know how to avoid tooth pain even brushing two time daily. I have tried many cure's method but also its not working?

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Sir I want to know how to avoid tooth pain even brushing two time daily. I have tried many cure's method but also its...
Rinse your mouth with warm saline (salt) water. Put clove oil on little cotton and insert in the cavity if its there and press it with teeth opposite to it. You can purchase clove oil from medical stores. Avoid painkillers as much as possible. If you feel the need for painkilllers then take 1 and consult your dentist as soon as possible.

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Care for your Child's teeth!! The fact that you are reading this shows that you are committed to healthy and beautiful smiles for kids. As a parent you may have many questions so that you are able to take care of your child’s teeth.
Let us thank you for your efforts, and we assure you that your kids will be thankful to you in the future


BRUSHING- the WHEN & HOWs…?

You should start with cleaning your infant’s teeth with a wet wash cloth, however as your kid gets more teeth, you can start to use a soft children’s toothbrush. Brushing should be done in more circular motion covering both front and back side of all the teeth from gums towards teeth.

The TOOTHPASTE confusion? Your child may be at risk of too much fluoride intake, so your choice of toothpaste is simple yet essential. If using fluoridated toothpaste, use a small, pea-size amount of toothpaste, so that there is little danger for your child getting too much fluoride if he swallows it. The alternative off course is to use non-fluoridated toothpaste, until they are spitting the toothpaste out.

FLOSSING- simple yet effective tool ? Flossing is an important part of good oral hygiene. Your child should start flossing from the age of 3-4 years, but they likely won't be able to floss on their own, so your role will be to assist them. It should be encouraged at least once a day

FLUORIDE- the right balance ? Children begin to need supplemental fluoride by the age of six months. The additional requirement is dependent on child’s environment. If your kid is drinking tap water and you live in an area with the water is fluoridated, then he should be getting an adequate amount of fluoride. If he doesn't drink water much, or is drinking well water, un-fluoridated bottled water, then he may not be getting enough fluoride to keep his teeth healthy. Talk with your Pediatric Dentist for elaborate details about fluoride supplements in forms of gels and varnishes.

SEALENTS- Sealing the future cavity ? A sealant is a plastic material that provides a protective coating to the teeth, thereby acts as a barrier against plaque and bacteria from being present in the grooves and pits of the teeth. Molars can be hard to clean with all the grooves and are prone to developing cavities, so sealants can do wonders.

FIRST VISIT- the sooner the better…?
Common practice is that one may not visit a dentist unless your child has risk factors for having problems with teeth, such as sleeping with cup/bottle, teeth staining, thumb sucking, night pain etc. However, an early visit to the child dentist is a good way to learn proper about basics of oral hygiene at an early age.

I think one of my last tooth is rotten. I'm having lot of pain. Is there any first aid or medicine I can buy over the counter?

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I think one of my last tooth is rotten. I'm having lot of pain. Is there any first aid or medicine I can buy over the...
Homoeopathic medicine HEKLA LAVA3X ( Wilm,ar Schwabe India) Chew 1 tab 3 times daily HEKLA LAVATOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night Report after 2 months

I an 20 years old I am not any smoking but yellow slide on my teeth how I remove them.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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I an 20 years old I am not any smoking but yellow slide on my teeth how I remove them.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.

I am suffering tooth decay, the condition of the teeth is very bad, its paining and swollen.

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Dear , you need to consult with a dentist. If the decay is small then it will get sorted by filling if not then root canal may be required. If you can send us your x-ray then we can comment accordingly.

How to keep my teeth sparkling white. Could you please prescribe some home remedies.

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How to keep my teeth sparkling white.
Could you please prescribe some home remedies.
hello if you are using power form or ayurvedic to clean your teeth. your teeth become more yellowish with time because powder is more abrasive it will wear outermost layer of tooth enamel. and tooth become more yellowish due to exposure of inner layer dentin which is more yellowish. So avoid vigorous brushing. bleaching can be done. Which can improve your tooth shade

I have a toothache and sensitivity. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
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I have a toothache and sensitivity. What should I do?
There are many reasons for the same. Though get scaling done and if require flap surgery if your gums are compromised. If severe sensitivity persists later then intentional root canal therapy to get rid off sensitivity.

Irritating and burning problem on the tip of tongue since last one year.

BDS
Dentist
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U must consult to oral surgeon or oral pathologist, avoid spicy food tobacoo and alcohol, check for any collar change or growth on tongue take fluka 150 mg once for three day, tablet zevit once for one week, take fruit and vegetables regularly

I have crakes in my tongue from last two months what I do for it I don't take any medicine for it I am doing brush two in a day regularly.

BDS
Dentist
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Crack in tongue is due to vitamin deficiency. Start some vitamin supplements. Use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. Avoid oilly n spicy food completely.

Hi! I'm 21 years old and I'm having mouth ulcer problem from last two weeks. I have taken many b complex tablets but it won't have given any relief to me. So help me out of this. Plz! Hepl me.

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Hi! I'm 21 years old and I'm having mouth ulcer problem from last two weeks. I have taken many b complex tablets but ...
Ulcers r common complain. To solve it, you should change your dietary habits. Avoid spicy foods. Avoid tobacco related habits. Drink plenty of water. Add fibrous food in your diet.

I am 29 years old male and I am suffering from gum bleeding from last 2 months. What should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
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I am 29 years old male and I am suffering from gum bleeding from last 2 months. What should I do?
Hi, there are various reasons for bleeding gums like poor oral hygiene, vitamin deficiency, physical injury to gums, hormonal changes, medications etc. You have to visit dentist for professional cleaning and check-up to know the exact cause and solution of your problem. Regards

Hello, doctors. I have problem of with my tongue. My tongue is splitting in the front part and in sides as well. I does not pain or burn. But I want to know why its happening and how to cure it.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
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Hello, doctors. I have problem of with my tongue.
My tongue is splitting in the front part and in sides as well. I do...
Its not a major abnormality so do not worry. If its causing any problems or you are not happy with hoiw it looks then you might have to undergo surgical approach in that cse. So go for proper consultation and plan accordingly.

Hi, I am having gum disease and blooding when I brush my teeth. So what I do? Please advise.

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Hi, I am having gum disease and blooding when I brush my teeth. So what I do? Please advise.
Ur gums r getting weak you need to visit a dentist for getting the cleaning to remove the bacterial infection surrounding your gums.

I am anjaneyulu male .iam suffering from teeth pain recently I did treatment. But I can't relief .now what I should do now.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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I am anjaneyulu male .iam suffering from teeth pain recently I did treatment. But I can't relief .now what I should d...
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.

I am a 50 years old man having dry and itching skin problem between my legs and right hand fingers. I have one partially broken tooth decay problem also and I suspect that it may because of this tooth.

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I am a 50 years old man having dry and itching skin problem between my legs and right hand fingers. I have one partia...
No. There is no connection between itchy skin and toothache. Visit dentist for broken tooth & a dermatologist for skin problem.

I am 38 years old. I have gum recession and bone loss around my all teeth, what is the best treatment to save my teeth.

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I am 38 years old. I have gum recession and bone loss around my all teeth, what is the best treatment to save my teeth.
Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Changing the toothbrush alone donot keeps your teeth clean. All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.

How to get rid of mouth ulcer (at tongue)? If there is any home remedies that would be good.

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HOME REMEDY 1. Apply glycerine 2. Drink milk and ensure that you don’t drink immediately maintain some milk over the ulcer area. 3. ALOCLARE MOUTHWASH 4. Gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. 5. Honey 6. Tulsi 7. Poppy Seeds Poppy seeds – khus-khus in Hindi 8. Liquorice Called mulethi in Hindi, adhimadhuram in Tamil, 9. Ghee 10. Drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. 11.. Castor oil also has wonderful cooling property; apply a little oil to your scalp and the soles of the feet, allow the oil to soak in for a few hours and then wash with warm water.
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