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Dr. L.N.Jagtap

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. L.N.Jagtap Dentist, Mumbai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
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I have crooked teeth. 5 of them. Can I have a replacement done of those. What are some precautions should I take? How much time it takes? I am 25 year female. Thanks.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have crooked teeth. 5 of them. Can I have a replacement done of those. What are some precautions should I take? How...
Replacement may not b the best and it's difficult to comprehend what you mean by five crooked teeth but I suggest you consult a orthodontist if required take braces at your age you should try to preserve them rather than to think of loosing or replacing them.
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I have problems with teeth. When I wake up in the morning alignment of teeth is different than normal What should I have to do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have problems with teeth.
When I wake up in the morning alignment of teeth is different than normal
What should I h...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment.
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I have dental issue since last week. Got bleeding frequently please suggest me what to do.

BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Delhi
I have dental issue since last week. Got bleeding frequently please suggest me what to do.
Bleeding can happen because of swollen gums which is result of tartar or calculus deposits. That deposits need to be dislodged for healthy gums.
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I have red dotes like pimples n rashes in my mouth from last 3 day seems like got mouth infection its pain like burnt when having food to eat what should I do?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Chandigarh
Hello lybrate-user! I need to know the exact site of your ulcer and if it is accompanied by any fever or not. Apply glycerin on the rash until den. It wud lessen the pain.
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Cigarette Smoking - How it Affects Your Teeth

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Cigarette Smoking -  How it Affects Your Teeth

‘Smoking is injurious to health’, is a caption that is flashed on all cigarette packets. However, what is not told about is their adverse effects on the mouth.  The mouth with the lips, teeth, and gums are not just the first points of contact for a cigarette but also one of the majorly affected parts.

Listed below are how smoking affects the teeth and the mouth at large.

  1. Bad breath (halitosis)

  2. Tooth discoloration (brown to black spotting)

  3. Tobacco deposits on the teeth leading to irritation of the gums

  4. Increased formation of plaque and tartar on the teeth, leading to significant gum disease

  5. Gum disease leads to tooth loss

  6. Increased jaw bone loss

  7. Lower success rate of dental implant procedures

  8. Delayed healing after any oral procedure including extraction, periodontal treatment, or oral surgery

  9. Increased risk of leukoplakia, white patches inside the mouth, which is a precursor to oral cancer

  10. Increased risk of developing oral cancer

  11. Reduces blood flow to the gums, thereby affecting healing

The tiny tobacco deposits sit on the tooth surface and with time, produce brownish stains. These are a constant source of irritation for the gums, causing gum disease. Unlike the regular plaque caused by food, this is much harder and more abrasive on the gums. This leads to damage of the periodontal tissue, which are connecting fibers between the teeth and the gums.  This leads to gradual tooth mobility and eventually loss.

Correlation:  If you are a smoker,

  1. You are at risk for gum disease twice compared to a nonsmoker.

  2. More cigarettes you smoke, greater the risk for gum disease.

  3. More number of years you smoke, greater the risk for gum disease.

  4. Poor response to regular treatment for gum disease.

Management:  The gum disease can eventually lead to tooth loss.  Therefore, the gums need to be protected at all cost to maintain oral health.  Some things to do are listed below, starting from the seemingly innocuous to the severe infections.

  1. Regular cleanings at your dentist's office once in 6 months

  2. Daily brushing and flossing to manage early gum disease

  3. Deep cleaning below the gum line and prescription mouth rinses if there is already existing gum inflammation

  4. Surgery to remove deeply seated plaque and tartar.

  5. Surgery with bone graft to replace the bone lost to periodontitis.

  6. Most important of all, quitting smoking.  This will produce remarkable benefits when the above are followed.

However, if the above are done with continued smoking, the effects will not last long.

Cigarette smoking is one habit, which has way too many effects on way too many working’s of the body and therefore kicking the habit is the best way to manage, not just your teeth, but your overall health.

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Bleeding Gums

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Bleeding Gums
Few advice to stop bleeding gums--
- visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth.
- floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque.
- control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress.
- rinse with salt water to keep the area clean.
- avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth.
- stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums.
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I'm 19 year old. I a small white patch on my teeth since childhood. My whole teeth is yellow colour only that patch is in white. I brush my teeth twice daily. Yet they are yellow in colour. please suggest what can I do for white teeth at home.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Yamunanagar
I'm 19 year old. I a small white patch on my teeth since childhood. My whole teeth is yellow colour only that patch i...
You might be having hypoplastic teeth. For aesthetic reasons, bleaching can be done and if that white patch is hard and permanent, crow. Can be placed on the tooth.
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I had a collision with my friend, in which I have make a tooth loose. That tooth is now loose in grip. So how can I recover it again?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I had a collision with my friend, in which I have make a tooth loose. That tooth is now loose in grip. So how can I r...
If the tooth breaks, have the tooth contoured. Fill the crack in. Place a crown on your tooth. If the tooth has been badly damaged and the nerve or pulp is exposed, the dentist may have to perform a root canal to save the tooth. If the tooth has been severely damaged, it may have to be extracted.
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I am suffering from toothache. I used many medicines for the same problem. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am suffering from toothache. I used many medicines for the same problem. What should I do?
Only medicines will not work you will have to get treatment done. Take an xray and most probably you wil have to go for rct treatment.
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How Dental Flossing Can Be Important and Helpful

Post Graduate Fellowship In Micro Dentistry, Esthetic Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
How Dental Flossing Can Be Important and Helpful

Poor dental habits often invariably lead to complicated dental issues and hence expensive treatments. And, to maintain the general good health of your teeth, brushing is not enough. It is very important to regularly floss too.

Difference between brushing and flossing: For those who consider brushing and flossing to be similar, here is where the difference lies. While you brush your teeth, it's only the surface that gets cleaned. But the dirt that gets accumulated between the gaps of your teeth can only be cleaned by using a thin nylon thread, and that process is known as flossing. Avoiding flossing can lead to cavities and decay and also gum diseases at times.

Benefits of Flossing

  1. Reduces the risk of heart diseases: Periodontal diseases, that is, diseases of the teeth, gums and mouth, can lead to heart diseases. Thus maintaining oral health can reduce the risk of any major ailments manifold. It can also help you to avoid the risk of diabetes and high body mass index.
  2. Cleaner breath: Flossing cleans the dirt between the teeth that gets accumulated when we eat. The accumulated food, if not taken out, starts decaying and creates bacteria and results in bad breath, leaving a bad impression.
  3. Cleaner and glossier teeth: Flossing regularly keeps your teeth clean and white. It also makes your teeth gleam, making your smile more attractive.
  4. Keeps you healthy while you are pregnant: During pregnancy, some women suffer from enamel wear and gum diseases. Thus, flossing regularly even while you are pregnant can help you maintain your dental health.

Types of dental floss:

  1. Waxed and unwaxed dental floss: Waxed dental floss is much smoother than the unwaxed version, and as a result, moves more easily between the teeth. On the other hand, unwaxed dental floss can be a little rough to use in the beginning.
  2. Teflon floss: Made of Teflon, this type of floss is extremely easy to navigate between the teeth and rarely gets stuck between teeth.
  3. Thread floss: This one works just like the other flosses, but is simply made of a different material, that is, nylon.
  4. Tape Floss: As compared to the other type of flosses, this particular floss is a little thick and is suitable for people who have wider gaps between their teeth.

You can also stick to flossing aids for maintaining proper dental hygiene. They are usually perfect for people who find the conventional forms difficult to adapt to. However, such aids may be more expensive than regular flosses.

You can also use a toothpick or an interdental brush in case you wish to avoid flossing. Just make sure that the dirt comes out, no matter which method you take up! Keep Smiling!

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I haven't been able to sleep since many days and I am having teeth pain, I have tried multiple home remedies but didn't work, what to do? Please help me!

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I haven't been able to sleep since many days and I am having teeth pain, I have tried multiple home remedies but didn...
Once there is a cavity/hole in ur teeth, it can't b reversed bck to its good health by any home remedies. It requires definitive treatment n intervention by dentist like filling of tooth after cleaning the decay. If the decay is extensive, rct followed by capping 'll b done. visit a dentist ASAP n get it teeth evaluated n get treated accordingly . avoid self medications.
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My teeth are very painful and I will brush two times daily with colgate. What should I do ?

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Post Graduation Certicate In Clear Aligner Therapy, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , Certificate In Advanced Endodontics,Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My teeth are very painful and I will brush two times daily with colgate. What should I do ?
Use colgate pro relief toothpaste along with senquel-ad mouthwash consult a dentist asap to rule out the cause of pain.
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I am 25 years old, still haven't got my wisdom teeth, is it normal or should I be worried?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
hi..kindly get the OPG xray done...If wisdom tooth are impacted and not creating problem then you can leave them as it is ...
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I have teeth pain in morning when I was brushing and gurgling I got sever teeth pain wht should I do to get ride of teeth pain.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I have teeth pain in morning when I was brushing and gurgling I got sever teeth pain wht should I do to get ride of t...
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine plantago q (10 drops in little water) thrice a day for a week and revert.
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I am 23 years old. I have Gum bleeding problem last 2 years. And also I have stomach pain on those time. What should I do.

M.D.S
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 23 years old. I have Gum bleeding problem last 2 years. And also I have stomach pain on those time. What should ...
Hi kindly visit a dentist and get your thorough scaling and polishing done. Also stop brushing vigorously and replace your toothbrush every three months. I hope this helps thank you.
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I am suffering from teeth pain and loose gums problems, my some teeth are moving sometimes, I tried my toothpaste, suggest me some toothpaste which can make my gums grip strong.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am suffering from teeth pain and loose gums problems, my some teeth are moving sometimes, I tried my toothpaste, su...
Dear lybrate-user you are having loose teeth with gum problem. Few teeth are movable. Kindly visit dental surgeon for regular treatment dear you can protect your teeth by keeping good oral hygiene. Doing regular brushing of teeth. Get a well planned scaling and polishing procedure will remove plaque and leave your teeth feeling nice and smooth. You can use crest fresh mint is a good tooth paste.
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I have bad smell in saliva No bad breath problem, if I gargle then everything is Ok (for 20-30 min but slowly after some time same foul smell comes to saliva) I brush daily twice a day Flossing the tongue gave some relief If I sneeze the smell is very very bad

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have bad smell in saliva No bad breath problem, if I gargle then everything is Ok (for 20-30 min but slowly after s...
Dear check for you gums condition and deposit over tooth surface if they seems to be fine then it could be related to systemic as you have written when you sneeze it increases it may be due to throat or other systemic get an ent opinion apart from dentist consultation.
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I will have wounds in mouth like cankers ulcers, but it will be only one or two .Now I am having many number of wounds in my mouth .I am suffering for more than a week. But previously it will be cured within a week. Now it's more than a week and I am having another symptoms such as something struck in my through also. What will be the symptoms of this?

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
I will have wounds in mouth like cankers ulcers, but it will be only one or two .Now I am having many number of wound...
These symptoms suggests recurrent aphthous ulcers. Apart from visiting dentist, you can do various things at home to reduce stress. Drink plenty of water and take medicines prescribed by dentist. In your throat the same ulcers may have precipitated, or some bacterial, viral or fungal throat infection may have occurred. Whatever it may be, without proper clinical picture we can not help you much. Please consult an expert oral medicine doctor in this regard. THANK YOU.
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Hallo sir, mere teeth par yellow color jam gya hai me har din brush karta hu lekin color nahi hat rha to me kya Karu? Any advice please.

BDS
Dentist, Sagar
Hallo sir, mere teeth par yellow color jam gya hai me har din brush karta hu lekin color nahi hat rha to me kya Karu?...
It might be calculus/plaque/tar-tar. And if so is the case, it can not be cleaned by regular brushing. Go for professional teeth cleaning i. E. Scaling from a dentist.
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