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Dr. M K Pillai

M.D.S.

Dentist, Mumbai

15 Years Experience
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Dr. M K Pillai is a trusted Dentist in Vikhroli, Mumbai. He has helped numerous patients in his 15 years of experience as a Dentist. He is a qualified M.D.S. . He is currently practising at Dr. Pillai Speciality Dental Clinic in Vikhroli, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. M K Pillai on Lybrate.com.

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M.D.S. - Govt. Dental College mumbai - 2002
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Ha I Dr. my name pranay I am so fat give me suggestion what loss please And my teeth in zig zag some time so painful give suggestion plz.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Ha I Dr. my name pranay I am so fat give me suggestion what loss please And my teeth in zig zag some time so painful ...
Hi Pranay . Weight and crooked teeth have no connection. See an orthodontist or a cosmetic dentist to rectify your teeth. There is no medicine for straightening crooked teeth
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I went for Root canal treatment. But I didn't keep cap from 6 month. Now can I place cap or I have go for treatment from first?

BDS
Dentist, Amritsar
I went for Root canal treatment. But I didn't keep cap from 6 month. Now can I place cap or I have go for treatment f...
If your tooth is properly sealed with a permanent filling and you don't have any symptoms of pain or difficulty in chewing, you can go for crown without any problem.
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My teeth are slightly outside. I do think of braces but feel its painful. Please suggest me anything nice.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Surat
My teeth are slightly outside. I do think of braces but feel its painful. Please suggest me anything nice.
You can go for an orthodontic treatment to get your teeth to be corrected. You can think for aligners which is recent and invisible braces treatment option.
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I have sensitivity in my teeth and there is bad smell in my mouth everytime. What to do?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have sensitivity in my teeth and there is bad smell in my mouth everytime. What to do?
Use a sensitivity paste. Apply over affected area for 3 to 5 minutes and later brush with same. And for bad smell you can use a mouthwash. Twice daily for one month.
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Today I spitted blood from my mouth whill spitting and continued the same for 15 minutes and after that it stopped itself, I am not having gums or throat problem, what could b the reason behind it. Please note that I drink cold drink half an hour after taking neeri (urine cleaner) and after that problem started.

MBBS
General Physician, Guwahati
Please be sure it was the blood, if it is then check for chest problem, single episode is not so dangerous, don't worry, if the symptoms continues then go for test#
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I had a crown put on a broken tooth 10 days ago. I still have an ulcer and quite a bit of pain on the gum under the crown. The novacaine injection hurt terribly, like never before. Could there have been some damage that I still have pain. The office told me to keep gargling with salt water. But after 10 days, the ulcer from what I think was traumafrom the instruments is still here. Can this traumacause an abscess?

OOOMC FLORIDA, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I had a crown put on a broken tooth 10 days ago. I still have an ulcer and quite a bit of pain on the gum under the c...
Yes if infected it may cause an abscess. Don't worry pl rinse your mouth with chilled water with ice cubes 3-5 times a day. Pl put icecream in the area of the ulcer for 1 n minute then eat it. You may continue rinsing with hot salt water. Apply honey over the ulcer n injection area. If ulcer doesn't heal soon pl consult a dental surgeon.
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Had a root canal and the filling has come out. Is there a risk if I delay the filling again?

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Frst thing root canal tretamnet is incomplete without crown. Get the treatment done asap and go for CROWN.
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I am 17 years old and my front two teeth is yellow before 10 yrs. How can I make my teeth purely white. Must reply plzz.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I am 17 years old and my front two teeth is yellow before 10 yrs. How can I make my teeth purely white. Must reply plzz.
Naturally our teeth colour ranges from pearly white to pale yellow so everyone cannot hv white teeth. Get scalling n polishing done by dentist. If you r not happy with your teeth shade later, you can get bleaching done by dentist which'll lighten your teeth by 2-3 shades. Alternatively you can use a teeth whitening toothpaste such as snowdent after scalling. Whitening gels used daily along with customized dental trays provided by dentist r also available in the market. Avoid heavily coloured foods, tea n coffee, cool drinks, smoking n tobacco products as they stain teeth.
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MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Jamnagar
Go for professional cleaning of your teeth every 6 to 8 months.To keep ur oral cavity healthy
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Dental care during pregnancy

MDS Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Dental care during pregnancy
Have a dental check-up done before you plan for pregnancy to avoid any harm to your baby.
3 people found this helpful

Can I do oral with my sister? She is older than me? How to deal with those fantasy?

Sexologist, Mumbai
U r young n intelligent with good energy. U r matured enough 2 hv a Girlfriend vt whom you can fulfill all your desires. U can Masturbate 4 your pleasure. Masturbation is very natural and normal. It doesn't lead to weakness or any other health issues.
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Sir I have a sore under my lips from more than 30 days I took medicines like bcosule but no effect.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Sir I have a sore under my lips from more than 30 days I took medicines like bcosule but no effect.
Hi Sushil... Becosul is good but not always effective... Better take Homoeopathic treatment with proper consultation... Still if you want to try take Merc Sol 30 one dose only.
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How to clean teeth. My teeth is yellow. I use synsodyene paste. Tell some home remedy to fullish white teeth.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Zirakpur
How to clean teeth. My teeth is yellow. I use synsodyene paste. Tell some home remedy to fullish white teeth.
1. Use Neem datun daily in the morning. No need to do brush with the paste or vigorous rubbing of the teeth and gums. 2. Mix rock salt (saindha namak)- half tsp and lemon juice/ soda powder - 1/4 tsp. Do gentle rubbing on the teeth and gums using the middle finger only. Leave for 2 minutes and clean the mouth. Do this twice weekly. Skip Neem datun for those two days in a week. 3. Do gentle brushing in the night daily before sleeping with any Ayurvedic good tooth paste daily. 4. Oral hygiene is mandatory. Smoking, chewing tobacco, lots of sweetened beverages, too much sweets, alcohol, etc are not good for oral hygiene. 5. Rinse your mouth after main meals with water.
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Composite Veneer Vs Porcelain Veneer

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Composite Veneer Vs Porcelain Veneer

Negatively altered tooth shape or color affects not just the aesthetics, but also the person’s social image and self confidence. It can convert them into introverts who shy away from socialization. Teeth can lose their shape or color due to various reasons from hypo mineralized teeth, to food/tobacco stains, to fractures, trauma or tooth decay. If you are looking for a brilliant white smile with the perfect shape and alignment then veneers have the inherent ability of correcting all minor dental flaws creating a near perfect result.

A Veneer like its namesake is a thin perfectly shaped extension of tooth colored material which maybe composite , ceramic or a combination of the two. While composite resin veneers are fabricated over the affected tooth in a single sitting, the porcelain veneer requires taking impressions and the veneers are fabricated in the lab, which are then fixed on the tooth.

Veneers also help correct minor discolorations and mildly mishapen teeth. The choice of using composite or porcelain depends on a number of factors. Composite resin has a big advantage of reversibility. If the end result is not very satisfactory, then the entire restoration can be removed and a new veneer can be applied. With porcelains, the biggest advantage is their excellent resistance to staining. Even with long term use of coffee and tea, the chances of staining the porcelain veneers would be minimal.

Some of the properties of composite include:

  1. Requires less tooth reduction than a porcelain, thereby saving more natural tooth structure
  2. The material is extremely plastic and resinous, allowing sufficient working time for the dentist to achieve the desired shape and size of the veneer
  3. It is slightly porous and therefore, has a tendency to absorb water over a period of time and take in some stain
  4. Should be polished extremely well to achieve the natural looks
  5. May require replacement after about 3 to 5 years
  6. Can be done in one dental clinic visit

Some of the unique characteristics of porcelain include:

  1. The result of a well-done porcelain veneer produces an extremely natural looking tooth
  2. The best advantage of porcelain is that it is not porous and therefore once it is glazed, does not stain over a period of time. The typical discoloration around the edges of the veneers seen in composite restorations is not seen with porcelain veneers
  3. These veneers therefore last longer than the composite resin veneers
  4. They are more expensive compared to the composite resin veneers.
  5. They require at least 2-3 dental visits

The choice of the material for veneer and the result would depend ultimately on the patient’s aesthetic requirements and overall oral health maintenance. Having a detailed discussion with the dentist will help in choosing the right material and getting the maximum benefit out of it. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist and ask a free question.

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Before some days cavities are formed in may teeth. How can I remove it. Please suggest me any medicine?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ernakulam
Before some days cavities are formed in may teeth. How can I remove it. Please suggest me any medicine?
You cannot remove cavities with medicine but these could be filled by a dentist to make it pain free.
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Hello delegates, my teeth gets collide or like grinding each other in the early morning while sleeping . My mother told about that. What is the cause and solution of this problem. Tia.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hello delegates, my teeth gets collide or like grinding each other in the early morning while sleeping . My mother to...
Hi lybrate-user that is called as bruxisam. Nothing but night grinding of teeth, go to dentist, they wil advise you night gaurd which is a habit breakin appliance or else in future you will land up in spondylytis.
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I had problem with Mouth ulcers on frequently once it comes on mouth it create pain for 4 to 5 days it would be intolerable in that day please do the needful and provide medicines.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I had problem with Mouth ulcers on frequently once it comes on mouth it create pain for 4 to 5 days it would be intol...
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.
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Sir, My question is related to dental. Whenever I talk to any one I found smell in my mouth and blood comes out when I make kula with water.Please suggest me what to do?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Kolhapur
Please get your teeth cleaned immidiately by dentist. Apply stolin astr.rexidin mouthwash and lots of vit c food
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My husband is complaining of slight swelling in right jaw and pain in right ear. He uses a headphone on cell phone and is using a new branded headphone from 2 days. Can it be the reason for his problem? What can be done to resolve his problem?

MS - ENT
ENT Specialist, Indore
My husband is complaining of slight swelling in right jaw and pain in right ear. He uses a headphone on cell phone an...
Tm joint or parotid or external ear canal affection could be the reason. Diagnosis will decide treatment for long term relief.
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Respective sir/ madam, my teeth are look like yellowish, so how I clean it. That it look white. I want some cheap solutions.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Respective sir/ madam, my teeth are look like yellowish, so how I clean it. That it look white.
I want some cheap sol...
yellow stains are due to oil & turmeric content of food. You cant stop it but you can minimize it by regular rinsing everytime after meals. Also you can start a whitening mouthwash and toothpaste for faster results.
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