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Dr. Meghna

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Dr. Meghna is a trusted Dentist in Sion, Mumbai. You can visit her at Dr. Vandekar's Dental Clinic in Sion, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Meghna and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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443 Vandekar Mansion, 1st Floor, Opera House, Landmark:-Opposite Shiv Krishna, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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I am 24 years old boy. I have problem in my gums. My gum has destroyed heavily beneath a fore teeth. I approached a general physician. She told that is is gums hypertrophy, and prescribed Folic acid, BCT, and Ascorbic acid tablets. I am having this for last three months. But there is no improvement. What should I do? please explain me sir.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 24 years old boy.
I have problem in my gums. My gum has destroyed heavily beneath a fore teeth. I approached a g...
You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Latur
Don't rush, when you brush. For maximum results, brush your teeth for at least 2 to 3 minutes.

Sir meri girl friend 25 years old hai, uske mouth se suru se hi bahut buri smell aati hai to use kya karna chahiye? Please advise.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Sir meri girl friend 25 years old hai, uske mouth se suru se hi bahut buri smell aati hai to use kya karna chahiye? P...
She may has gum disease known as gingivitis with plaque deposition. Scaling will help in this regard. Ask her to try this remedy at home.mix few drops of peppermint in lukewarm water and rinse three times a day after each meal. Use alcohol free mouthwash after each meal.
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Sir mere teeth me payaria hai. Teeth se khoon ata hai masoodo me soojan hai. Bataye me kya karoo.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Sir mere teeth me payaria hai. Teeth se khoon ata hai masoodo me soojan hai. Bataye me kya karoo.
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Kind of toothbrush to be used by adults:       We recommend a brush with soft bristles which helps in removing the plaque and debris thoroughly from the mouth.

Paraesthesia: Causes & Treatments

MDS , BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Paraesthesia: Causes & Treatments

Often paraesthesia is caused due to the needle injury. When the dentist inserts the needle for a block, the patient might experience a sharp sensation on the tongue equivalent to that of an electric shock. This is known as paraesthesia and is defined as a change in the sensation or anesthesia that is persistent and the duration generally extends. This condition cannot be prevented and is a complication in some patients who undergo a dental treatment. Though it is commonly seen in the implant therapy, paraesthesia is more of a dental malpractice.

The feeling of the electric shock is felt when the needle comes in close contact with a nearby nerve. This is enough to develop paraesthesia. Severing of the nerves with a local anesthesia and small gauge needle is uncommon. The exact cause of paresthesia has not been ruled out, but it is believed that the block happens because of using 4% solutions of local anesthesias. In case a paresthesia occurs, then it usually gets resolved within some days, weeks or months, but if it lasts for more than 6-9 months, then it is considered to be permanent.

When the paraesthesia is due to a surgical trauma, then getting help from an oral and maxillofacial surgeon is recommended. They assess that if a surgical intervention can be used to fix the problem. In case the paraesthesia is due to the anesthesia given locally by the dentist, then he/she does the following:

  1. Patient Management: Reassurance of the patient is must as they get jittery about the situation. The dentist often speaks about the condition with the patient personally. The patient is made to understand how a paraesthesia might have occurred and how much time it would take to resolve. This is also recorded in the patient book so as to avoid any such incidents in the future.
  2. Examination of the patient: The dentist should discuss the whole phenomenon and procedure of how paraesthesia can take place. It is important to let the patient know that the condition subsides, but it might take some time. The extent and the degree of paraesthesia should be assessed and the findings should be noted in the examination records.
  3. Follow up with patient: It is the dentist's duty to keep a tab on the follow up with the patient. The patient should go for a re-checkup within 1 month of developing a paraesthesia and then again in 1-2 month intervals. The visits could be more and can last until the paraesthesia completely resolves. Improving signs and symptoms usually promise that the paraesthesia is getting better. If paraesthesia is still persistent, then help from an oral and maxillofacial surgeon should be taken for a surgical approach.
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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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I am 27 year old female I have a blood in saliva during spitting ani it is lightly red in color my gums is swelling but I didn't saw any bleeding near gums mostly bleeding comes when I wake up at morning and I don't have any fever or weight loss or any other symptoms.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Thane
I am 27 year old female I have a blood in saliva during spitting ani it is lightly red in color my gums is swelling b...
Hello lybrate-user most probably the bleeding is from your gums. Get a Dental check up done and cleaning of teeth (scaling and polishing) done thereafter brush and floss regularly.
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MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Patients should visit their endodontists (especially trained to perform root canal treatment) or general dentist after the root canal treatment to have proper restorative work completed on the tooth.

I have severe sensitivity in upper and lower jaw during eating drinking chewing etc. Could you please recommended me any herbal or another product to overcome the effect of sensitivity please.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have severe sensitivity in upper and lower jaw during eating drinking chewing etc. Could you please recommended me ...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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