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Dr. Mala M Jagtani

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Mala M Jagtani Dentist, Mumbai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Consumption of hard and crunchy food items should be avoided when one is undergoing orthodontic treatment.

Hello, sir my father have been recovered from cancer that is 1st n 2nd stage in neck behind the tongue he has been recover last year by month of september'2014. But still now he is not getting any taste while eating anything. He cannot eat spicy things. His tongue always remain dry due to saliva destroy, so how can he will be able to eat every thing specialy spicy.

BDS, MDS, MBA (Healthcare), FAM
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hello, I am inclined to believe that your father has undergone surgical procedure for a tongue cancer that had progressed to a 2nd stage! well let me try and explain to you in a very simple language about what has progressed and what cab be done. For a tonge cancer in the 2nd stage of neck nodal involvement the surgery involves the surgical removal of the affected part of the tongue with a safe margin of at least one centimeter around the lesion. Also due to the spread of the cancer cells to the neck lymph nodes even those have to be removed. This becomes an extensive procedure and some times the major part of the tongue needs to be removed. So a reconstruction of the tongue is planned where in some other body tissue is used to reconstruct the tongue. Also radiation therapy is also additionally given to the tongue area to completely kill the cancer cells. All these procedures will destroy some health cells also and majority of them which are on the surface are salivary cells which get destroyed. The nerves of the tongue also get affected and hence the loss of taste. The problem of dryness of the tongue will be persistent for a long time to come and there are chances even if very minute that these salivary glands might grow back and get back to normal function. But in the mean while he could use salivary substitutes that are available to keep his tongue moist. His taste sensation should also keep improving over time. Keep up the regular check ups with the doctor and ask him the details of the salivary substitute and the condition of the nerves supplying the tongue. Any queries I am willing to answer after you have given me more details about the procedure that was carried out. Thanks regards Dr. Siddharth bhalerao mds (oral and maxillofacial surgeon)
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I am 18 year old male and my teeth have too much gap. Not even this they are also outer side which makes me look feel odd. Please suggest what to do so that gap may decrease and outside also.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am 18 year old male and my teeth have too much gap. Not even this they are also outer side which makes me look feel...
The process of filling the gap between teeth is known as orthodontic treatment, wherein you will be required to wear braces (an appliance with wires) for anywhere between 6 months to 1 year, depending upon the exact condition of your teeth. However, this treatment will serve as a permanent solution to your problem. You teeth alignment will become better and your smile will improve, These days, braces, similar to the color of teeth (ceramic braces) have also become available which are potentially much better looking than the conventional silver appliances. You can come over to my clinic in Delhi to know more about orthodontic treatment.
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Dear Doctor, I have tried many tooth pastes and I used to do brush for minimum of 15-20 minutes, but still my teeth are getting yellow. I am working in a MNC company and you can understand who embarrassed it feels in high society and colleagues. So kindly suggest me what to do for brighten and white teeth. Also some stones type thing in the deep of my inner teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Dear Doctor, I have tried many tooth pastes and I used to do brush for minimum of 15-20 minutes, but still my teeth a...
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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My child is 4 year old and he is suffering from severe toothache. There is a large hole in his all molar and so not able to eat anything. Sir what is the remedy for this.?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Ambala
My child is 4 year old and he is suffering from severe toothache. There is a large hole in his all molar and so not a...
The child needs endodontic care. If you can get me a x-ray of the teeth I will be able to tell you better. But in most of the cases root canal can be done and ss crowns given because the tooth beneath is gonna erupt at least 5-6 years later and we need to save the tooth for proper guidance to the permanent tooth. I hope this helps.
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I am a 63 years old man. I have a problem of snoring every time I sleep. It disturbs me during sleep n I even have to get up sumtimes in the middle of d night with dry mouth. Please suggest a solution.

OOOMC FLORIDA, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am a 63 years old man. I have a problem of snoring every time I sleep. It disturbs me during sleep n I even have to...
For snoring consult an ent Dr. For dry mouth drink one warm glass of water with one spoon honey before going to bed.
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I have a gum reducing problem. Till I noticed it. It was late. Now the condition is. I hav a whole on the right side of my gum above molar teeth. My front gums are down badly. My dentist came up with a conclusion that it was because of wrong way of brushing. I followed the way they showed me. Of strokes. Up and down. But that doesn't seem to stop the problem. Kindly advice is something over it. And also it is possible to regrow the gums?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have a gum reducing problem. Till I noticed it. It was late. Now the condition is. I hav a whole on the right side ...
Hello lybrate-user, thank you for asking your question. From the info that you have provided, we can assume that you are have what is called'recession' of your gums. Recession is simple words is'moving backwards' this can happen due to a few reasons. 1. As your previous dentist suggested, it could be due to wrong brushing techniques. You need to use a soft tooth brush and brush your teeth gently. 2. It could be because of some trauma to that area. 3. It could be genetic. Meaning it runs in the family. 4. Another reason could be poor oral hygiene. For this you will need to pay more attention to carefully brushing your teeth. So, the treatment usually depends on the cause. As we have not evaluated or seen your teeth and gums, we can only provide some treatment options. 1. A good cleaning of your teeth especially of those affected areas. It is called subgingival scaling and root planning. It will help to start the healing by removing all the harmful bacteria present that could be causing the recession or'moving' of your gums. You can observe for 3 to 4 weeks while maintaining excellent oral hygiene. You may see that the gums are slowly moving back to its normal position. 2. If its not healed or some areas are not healing you can also think of getting a flap or gum surgery done. The dentist will use this method to cover the exposed part of your teeth. This procedure depends on the amount of bone present underneath. If it's less, you will need a bone graft which has to been done by a skilled dentist. And depends on your general health. Use a soft brush and use a mouth wash. We hope you find this information useful and you get better soon. Regards.
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Evry time I brush my teeth the gums starts toh bleed even my booth uppr lst teeth pains. Pls suggest proper trtmnt!

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Evry time I brush my teeth the gums starts toh bleed even my booth uppr lst teeth pains. Pls suggest proper trtmnt!
Hello lybrate user, gum bleeding is because of infection in gums. Infected gums are sensitive to touch also so when your brush is in contact with infected gums it bleeds. If you want to get rid off it you have to go for professional cleaning of your gums. Your tooth pain is because of cavity in your teeth for that you have to undergo root canal treatment.
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I have lost enamel on most of my teeth because of which they appear yellow and dirty. Is there any way to make them whiter and brighter?

BDS, Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Surat
There are many treatment options available for your problem. Only a dentist can suggest you appropriate treatment option after checking your teeth.
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My front teeth has pain if i drink pepsi or cola i use colgate pro relief paste.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
That's because the sugar content in your Pepsi and Coke have created demineralisation of the enamel and your dentinal tubules are exposed . Once dentin is reached you will feel sensitivity.Avoid Pepsi, coke and other carbonated cool drinks ,not good for your teeth
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I have bad smell mouth. I do not have any bad habits lik alcohol. So nowadays I do coconut oil pulling after brushing my teeth. Its help to get rid of bad smell. Which is the suitable tym for oil pulling, before or after brushing? And How To do oil pulling in correct manner? I heard coconut oil pulling helps to reduce weight lose! Its mith or true? I do not will not to lose my weight.

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
I have bad smell mouth. I do not have any bad habits lik alcohol. So nowadays I do coconut oil pulling after brushing...
Black Pepper Powder And Lemon Juice •In a glass of hot water add 4 tablespoons of lemon juice and I tablespoon of honey. Mix well. •Add 1 teaspoon of freshly crushed black pepper powder and mix well. •Drink this every day in the morning to see effective results.
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I am suffering from a pain in my tooth. It gives blood many a times. Help me about it?

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I am suffering from a pain in my tooth. It gives blood many a times. Help me about it?
Hello lybrate-user, you are having pain in tooth which is due to presence of cavity or caries. For that you have to visit your dentist and go for root canal treatment. For bleeding you have to go for professional cleaning of your gums and teeth.
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I feel pain while expanding my mouth upward. This is not a pain in teeth. The pain is in the joint of the left side. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I feel pain while expanding my mouth upward. This is not a pain in teeth. The pain is in the joint of the left side. ...
Homoeopathic medicine------------------- ruta-grav q (sbl) drink 10 drops in 20 ml gresh water 3 times daily------- mag-phos 6x (sbl) chew 4 tabs every 2-3 hrly------- hot sponge on jaw joint twice daily.
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Teeth have became yellow colour to remove this yellow colour what I should do.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Teeth  have became  yellow colour to remove this  yellow  colour  what I should  do.
Yellow discoloration of your teeth may be due to different reasons including maintenance of your oral hygiene. Kindly consult a dentist.
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Hi I am himanshu sharma age 22 I am having problem related to teeth. What is the simplest way to whiten our teeth?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi I am himanshu sharma age 22 I am having problem related to teeth. What is the simplest way to whiten our teeth?
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. if you are not satisfied with the results go for bleaching of teeth.
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I am 19 years old and my teeth are yellow and I don't know what to do to make them white?

BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist, Aligarh
I am 19 years old and my teeth are yellow and I don't know what to do to make them white?
dear, you may need to go for bleaching of teeth. get yourself examined by a dentist for further evaluation...
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I have a black stone on my 50% of teeth. The stone is in front of all teeth at the end what should I do for this please help me

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
These are nothing but deposits on your teeth which needs to be cleaned by a dentist. Please get it done soon so that it does not harm you any further.
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My teeth become yellow if i have tea or coffee and sometimes after consuming food my mouth gives bad breath how to solve this problem of having tea as I like it but I don't as it results yellow teeth. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
My teeth become yellow if i have tea or coffee and sometimes after consuming food my mouth gives bad breath how to so...
This is called halitosis or bad breath. You ll have to have a professional calling done and use mouth washes after food. Try using floss before brushing both day and night. If your trouble persists even after tat then you ll hv to work out on your diet chart. Coz certain sulphur containing foods r found to produce this bad breath.
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BDS
Dentist, Gandhinagar
When the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed, septic or lifeless, one needs to go through the root canal treatment. 

Hi. I'm near about 20 year old. My teeth effective from cavity. It show high sensitivity.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi.
I'm near about 20 year old.
My teeth effective from cavity.
It show high sensitivity.
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (sensodyne tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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