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Dr. Meenakshi Desai

BDS

Dentist, Mumbai

26 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
Dr. Meenakshi Desai BDS Dentist, Mumbai
26 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
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I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care.
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Dr. Meenakshi Desai is a trusted Dentist in Dadar West, Mumbai. She has had many happy patients in her 26 years of journey as a Dentist. She is a BDS . She is currently associated with Just Smile Health Clinic in Dadar West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Meenakshi Desai and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Government Dental College, Mumbai, - 1991
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Hindi
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Indian Dental Association
GSBS Charitable Medical Trust
Womens Organisation

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Sir my front bottom teeth get removed. So what will be the cost for duplicate teeth. Please tell me in detail. than.

BDS
Dentist,
Sir my front bottom teeth get removed. So what will be the cost for duplicate teeth.
Please tell me in detail. than.
cost varies from type of teeth u want. we ve 3 options to replace d tooth. 1. rpd 2. fpd 3. implant. so it ranges from 500 to 20,000rs.
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I have ulcers in my mouth. Its happen again and again in a week or in a month what should I do.?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I have ulcers in my mouth. Its happen again and again in a week or in a month what should I do.?
Kindly apply orahelp gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Take multivitamins for a month. Also notice that you are not constipated, stressed or having lack of sleep as these are few of the reasons for ulcers. Avoid hot and spicy food as this may irritate the ulcers. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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There is a cavity in my teeth, due to that its painful, any remedies for instant relief.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
There is a cavity in my teeth, due to that its painful, any remedies for instant relief.
Cavities has to be filled from dentist soon. Otherwise it will progress deeper inside teeth and will cause infection and swelling. Visit to a dentist for examination and proper treatment.
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Hii I am 22 years old I am suffering from mouth ulcers can I eat honey and dates or not weather it is heat for body or not.

BDS
Dentist, Kapurthala
Hii I am 22 years old I am suffering from mouth ulcers can I eat honey and dates or not weather it is heat for body o...
Dear user, you should not eat any food which leads to more heat production in your body like dates,dry fruits etc till you get rid of ulcers. You should only take soft foods and cool them before eating.Consume more of water daily.Take vitamin b complex tablet daily and do not consume fried and spicy food.
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5 Common Mistakes People Make While Brushing And how to fix them.

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
5 Common Mistakes People Make While Brushing And how to fix them.

Dentistry is not expensive, neglect is! brushing is an activity that has been embedded in our systems since time immemorial. It's an exercise you start and end your day with, a routine that can sometimes pass by almost subconsciously, leading to bad habits and ultimately poor oral health and hygiene.

Here are a few mistakes people commonly make when brushing their teeth.

Not using the proper toothbrush

The biggest myth of our time is to buy a medium or hard tooth brush to clean more effectively that's what causes the maximum damage over the years by wearing off healthy natural teeth with overzealous care.

Using an anti-sensitivity/whitening toothpaste permanently

A common mistake is to use a medicated tooth paste meant to mask sensitivity over a prolonged period. Such a practice only masks the symptom does not treat the problem and also leaves you vulnerable to cavities, gum disease and bad breath since the predominant component in such a tooth paste is for treating sensitivity or lightening tooth color.

The type of toothpaste that you use doesn't matter very significantly as long as you use the right amount and twice a day.

Sensitive toothpastes are meant to be used for a prescribed period of time and whitening toothpastes must be used under supervision to prevent any potential damage to your teeth.

Toothpaste must protect your teeth and gums both so a combination of paste that contains fluoride that protects your teeth from decay -and the gel based part has the antibacterial properties to prevent gum disease and bad breath.

Brushing too quickly or too many times

Most of us hate going to the dentist and find brushing an easier alternative but you cant exactly brush off old cavities just prevent new ones.

See to it that you do not brush your teeth more than twice in a day. Excessive brushing can damage your gums and enamel. It will not take a lot of pressure to remove the plaque; hence most dental practitioners suggest brushing using a very balanced pressure.

Studies show that brushing two times a day and about 2-3 minutes every time is perfect to maintain good oral hygiene. Most people make the mistake of falling short of this duration every time they brush. You can ideally divide the mouth in four sections and approximately spend around 30-40 seconds on each section.

Incorrect brushing technique

The strokes while brushing your teeth must be vertical and not horizontal. Many people are habituated with performing long horizontal brushing strokes; this leads to irritation and damage.

Learn the right technique

Hold your brush at an angle of 45 degrees to your gums and brush your gums and teeth with an up and down motion and short strokes. Don't use side to side strokes. Also, start brushing on areas that you have been ignoring till now, reach the difficult to reach inner portion of your teeth. Implement it as a daily ritual and you will attain perfection in it.

Wrestling or brushing

Hard brushing damages the gums and is not good for you. Excessive brushing i. E. Brushing more than 3-4 times is also bad for you. You must always observe a balance in brushing which keeps your dental health healthy.

Fix 

Since unlearning a bad brushing habit maybe harder the easier solution is to switch from a manual to an automatic brush. Going automatic by using a battery operated brush is recommended since it takes the guesswork out of brushing.

It may take a while to get adjusted to but like so many other things which are designed to make life easier automatic brushes make dental hygiene very easy and can even reduce the frequency of your dental visits.

Supplement your brushing 

Of course, brushing your teeth is only a part of a complete dental care routine. Mouth wash twice a day. You should always rinse your mouth and keep it cleaned; otherwise, the germs from the teeth will stay on.

Clean between teeth daily with floss. Tooth decay-causing bacteria still linger between teeth where toothbrush bristles can't reach. This helps remove plaque and food particles from between the teeth and under the gum line. Eat a balanced diet and limit between-meal snacks. Visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and oral exams. Got some questions? ask us comment below; we will answer as soon as possible.

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Having some pain from over 10 days in my 1 teeth while chewing anything. What to do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Having some pain from over 10 days in my 1 teeth while chewing anything. What to do?
Homoeopathic medicine Chamomilla 200( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops in 1 spoon fresh water 3 times daily RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth. HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night Visit a Dentist for physical examination.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
DO not forget to FLOSS after you BRUSH!
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At the time of brush I am getting blood. This nit from the teeth. It comes feom the neck. What should I do in first aid.?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
At the time of brush I am getting blood. This nit from the teeth. It comes feom the neck. What should I do in first a...
Homoeopathic medicine MERC SOL 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops today night and forget this medicine PLANTAGO Q/HAMMEMELIS Q ( Dr Reckeweg) Mix both these medicines and take 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 2-3 months HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL ) Scrub teeth daily night before sleep NOTE-Use brush with soft bristles and use it upside down while brushing teeth.
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I have front two lengthy bigger teeth looks not good so what's solution please reply.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I have front two lengthy bigger teeth looks not good so what's solution please reply.
You can go for intentional rct in particular teeth and crown on teeth it is one option,still after checking clinically we can go for proper conclusion and diagnosis,and according to we can proceed for treatment.
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BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
Proper brushing techniques and procedures protects your gums and teeth.
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MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Bangalore
Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.
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I have a pain in my teeth so what to do? And 3 years ago I had done root canal in that teeth.

DEMS, BDS
Dentist, Pune
I have a pain in my teeth so what to do?
And 3 years ago I had done root canal in that teeth.
Check whether there is any food lodgement around the tooth crown. Floss regularly and brush twice daily if the pain persists then go for a radiograph.
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Hello doctor, I am 25 year old man I have cavity problem what should I do? Please tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Kindly get the cavity filled before it becomes deep and painful. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. Avoid having sticky food and sweets before going to bed.
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Dear sir I have pain in my teeth. I can't eat hot & cold I teams. Plc suggest what should I do for fast relief.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Dear sir I have pain in my teeth. I can't eat hot & cold I teams. Plc suggest what should I do for fast relief.
if u complain about sensitivity then go for anti sensitivity toothpaste if it is due to decay in ur teeth then go for treatment that is root canal treatment
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How can I know that my jaw muscles have become big due to teeth grinding? how can I know I grind my teeth or not?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
How can I know that my jaw muscles have become big due to teeth grinding? how can I know I grind my teeth or not?
If your muscles are visible from outside. Like kind of bulging near jaws then you r a night grinder. And if you feel bit pain while getting up in morning then it's a symptom of night grinding, more over teeth grinding noise can be detected easily during sleep.
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Hello sir /mam I have gaps in between my teeth n my upper teeth are also in front. So can we get over this things?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Hello sir /mam
I have gaps in between my teeth n my upper teeth are also in front. So can we get over this things?
Yes it can be corrected perfectly with braces treatment. Show to an mds orthodontist for further information. You will get a good look and smile after braces treatment,
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MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Akola
Use a toothbrush which is narrow at front, so that it reaches the last tooth. Brush twice daily. Keep smiling :-)

Good afternoon doctor I am 29 year old boy I have black teeth problem last months please help me doctor. Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Ludhiana
Good afternoon doctor I am 29 year old boy I have black teeth problem last months please help me doctor. Thanks.
Particularly black teeth without pain may be because of trauma/ accident back in time to that particular tooth. That can be corrected with root canal treatment.
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My left part of jaw make the tik tik sound.I think jaw bone has been increased in size due to which my one side of the face(left) has expanded as compared to the right side of the face.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Kolar
Consult once oral radiologist Do not open ur mouth too wide you have tmj problem. Use some muscle relaxant and apply warm water pack on that area.
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