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Dr. Minoti S. Desai

Dentist, Mumbai

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Tongue Cleaning

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Tongue Cleaning

Tongue Cleaning

If you have a complaint of bad breath even after brushing and regular clean up, then remember to clean your tongue well as it could also be the reason for bad breath.

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Why my skin is growing inside of the both corner of my mouth and it cause pain and it pain my ear can't eat spicy food and can't open my mouth properly and it's pain my teeth.

MBBS, MD - Physiology
General Physician, Nellore
You should urgently meet the dentist. And if you have the habit of chewing tobacco. Or pan. I hope its time that you please avoid it. Or it can be an impacted tooth. Please consult a dentist.
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I have cavities between two teeth. Whenever I chew something the hollow gets filled with the food. It pains while removing. Please advise me to fix this problem. Should I replace both the teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I have cavities between two teeth. Whenever I chew something the hollow gets filled with the food. It pains while rem...
No need to get teeth replaced. Visit nearby dentist. If cavities are not deep then the problem can be solved with just filling of cavities with tooth colored composite materials in both adjacent teeth mostly.
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What Is Fluoride and Facts Associated With It

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
What Is Fluoride and Facts Associated With It

Fluoride is a mineral which is great for teeth and takes great care of your dental health. This mineral is completely colourless and it is available naturally. It has got different forms like gas, liquid and solid. Tooth decay can be prevented so that teeth can be strengthened. You can also get this mineral in smaller amounts in the drinking water supplied by municipality so that dental health can be improved to a great extent.

Important facts about fluoride

  1. Maintenance of the thyroid gland: Fluoride can be used for the effective reduction of thyroid gland functions. This is how metabolism speed can be easily maintained by this mineral. Premature puberty can be invited by fluoride.
  2. Reduction of dental decay: Dental decay can be reduced as a result of which dental health can be preserved. Weak teeth bones can be made stronger with the use of fluoride on a regular basis. This is a medicated mineral and the experts have approved the same as the best protective element for teeth.
  3. Preventing cavities: Growth of cavities can be prevented by using this mineral as a result of which oral health can be ensured. Different kinds of oral troubles, especially gum swelling, pain, dental bleeding and others can be prevented. On the other hand, infectious oral diseases can also be prevented.
  4. Purification of drinking water: As per the researches conducted by experts, drinking water can be purified, and thus your health condition can be improved. However, make sure that limited dosage is included in water. Fluoride is absolutely safe and hygienic in nature.
  5. High quality toothpaste: This mineral is now available in teeth-protecting toothpastes so that dental health can be maintained with great care. The dentists often recommend using these toothpastes for preventing dental risks. These toothpastes not only protect teeth bones, but also prevent the dental nerves.
  6. Fluoride unsafe for kids: It is advised to keep kids away from overexposure of fluoride as that might cause severe damages. In case the dentist prescribes fluoride based products for your children, it is only then you should allow your kids to use fluoride based products.
  7. Fixing weak enamel: Weak enamel can create a lot of dental issues, and these issues can be easily avoided by using fluoride. On the other hand, formation of destructive acid causing tooth decay can also be efficiently prevented by the concerned mineral. 

Harmful enzymes causing greater dental damages can be easily tackled along with preservation of healthy oral condition. But in this case, consistent usage of the mineral should be essentially maintained. If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a specilized dentist and ask a free question.

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Mouthwashes

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Mouthwashes
There is a general opinion that mouthwashes can be used regularly just like tooth-brushing. Its advisable to use mouthwashes only when suggested by your dentist rather than using routinely. Kindly consult your dentist for more details regarding the same.
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I'm suffering from gum bleeding. My teeth are so week. Please suggest what kind of medicine can I take.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
I'm suffering from gum bleeding. My teeth are so week. Please suggest what kind of medicine can I take.
You need not take any medication, check if there are any deposits on your teeth which can be yellow or brown. If yes then that is the reason causing bleeding, as the deposits sit on your gums, there is more of microbial action causing inflammmation of gums causing redness and swelling of gums. This affects your tooth support also hampers the teeth. Also improper brushing can cause bleeding. So I request you to check with your dentist asap.
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Suffering from cold n headache. Feels all the sinuses are filled. N all the teeth are lso also paning. Since 2 days.

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
Suffering from cold n headache. Feels all the sinuses are filled. N all the teeth are lso also paning. Since 2 days.
Sometimes inflamed sinus can add to heaviness of the upper jaw and taking steam inhalation will help.
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My teeth are out. Please tell me the expenses and duration of braces? Also tell me will it be effective or not? Please do tell me. It makes me feel ugly sometimes.

Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth are out. Please tell me the expenses and duration of braces? Also tell me will it be effective or not? Pleas...
Teeth being out looks ugly on the extent of its mal alignment. Also treatment charges vary in different places and also based on the severity of alignment problem. It can start from as low as 15 - 18 thousand to 1 -1.5 lakh treatment time varies on the severity of your case.
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What causes some one to have dry mouth and rough fingure palm yet he or she doesn't use any drugs.

BDS, MDS, PHd
Dentist, Delhi
Hi , from simple mouth breathing habit or diabetes to load more serious diseases show signs of dry mouth , rough finger or palm part could be simply be because if you are doing some physical labor like gymming or some physical work ? For a disease to be there you would have load more symptoms , please visit a general physician for a complete body check up and an ENT or Dentist for the dryness in your mouth . Just a DOUBT , are you gymming and taking some fat burners ?
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Hello sir, I am 21 years old. I have gum infection on my teeth and for that my teeth muscle is not healthy and my teeth and teeth muscle become ugly day by day. Plzzz give me some advice with medicine name to prevent this. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Ujjain
Hello sir, I am 21 years old. I have gum infection on my teeth and for that my teeth muscle is not healthy and my tee...
Hello lybrate-user, the condition is known as periodontitis. It is caused due to improper oral hygiene which leads to continues deposition of plaque and debris which can not be removed with your daily brushing and leads your gums shift down and down. Consult nearest dentist for scaling. Thank you.
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I'm a 40 yr old male getting pain in my teeth since last 4months. There is a cavity within two teeths which causes pain when i'm chewing food/any thing.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I'm a 40 yr old male getting pain in my teeth since last 4months. There is a cavity within two teeths which causes pa...
Hi, you need to go for a check-up and x-ray to figure out extent of decay to get a clear idea of the treatment plan.
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My wisdom tooth is rotten. Doctors are asking to get it extracted. What to do! Shall I get it extracted or not? I have frequent toothache as well.

BDS
Dentist, Fatehgarh Churian
My wisdom tooth is rotten. Doctors are asking to get it extracted. What to do! Shall I get it extracted or not? I hav...
go for extraction before its too late.if any how swelling occurred u won't be able to open ur mouth n doctor won't be able to help u .
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Guide for Oral Hygiene, Maintenance and Periodontal Health

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Guide for Oral Hygiene, Maintenance and Periodontal Health

While we all dream of a white set of pearly teeth that can be flashed off when we smile, in reality, there are lot of oral problems that do not allow you to do so. There could be stains on the teeth, swollen or bleeding gums, bad breath and the list goes on. All of these can be easily managed by following some regular oral hygiene practices. While most people do not realize, the gums hold the teeth in place and are very essential for overall dental and oral health.

  1. Brushing: A much despised activity, this is one habit that should start early in life and continued through life. The benefits of good brushing, practiced at least twice a day, cannot be underestimated. While it is advisable to brush with each meal that was soft and sticky, it may seem impractical. An alternate is to rinse off with each meal thoroughly to prevent sticking of foods to the teeth. Twice a day brushing is mandatory. Check with your doctor on the correct technique, to avoid damage to tooth structure.
  2. Rinses: Each meal should be followed by a thorough rinse to clear the tooth surfaces of foods that may stick to it and continue to cause damage. Where possible, an antibacterial mouth rinse should be used. If not, plain water is a good substitute.
  3. Flossing: While brushing takes care of the tooth surfaces, there are surfaces between the teeth which escape cleaning via brushing. Flossing is advisable for these areas and should be done at least once daily.
  4. Gum massage: After each brushing session, do a plain finger massage that will help in improving blood circulation and improve the health of gums.
  5. Fluoride: If you know that you are highly prone to caries, then using fluoridated toothpastes or fluoride pastes should be a good option to reduce incidence of caries.
  6. Scaling: A professional cleaning at a dental clinic at least once in 6 months is a must. This will help identify any early decay and also remove dirt and plaque from the tooth, leaving it healthy and free of infection.

The gums, as noted earlier, are extremely important to keep the teeth in place. Weakened gum health as indicated by swelling, bleeding, or redness should be immediately checked by a dentist and treated. The health of the periodontal fibers helps hold the teeth firmly in place. Damaged fibers can also lead to tooth mobility and eventual tooth loss. So, when gum disease is suspected, it is always advisable to visit a dentist and get them checked and cleaned if necessary.

These are some oral health practices which must be started early in life and followed religiously to get rich dividends. 

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I have ulcer from 3 days, and I smoke half pack daily, is this a symptom of mouth cancer?

BHMS, and M.A Psychology.
Homeopath, Nagpur
I have ulcer from 3 days, and I smoke half pack daily, is this a symptom of mouth cancer?
Hello lybrate-user, In just 3 days no one can say that this is cancer. But if you don't stop smoking n this sort of ulcer continues to occur than that can lead you stage.
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Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration

Certified Implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Pune
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.
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Hi Dr, What is the cost of Ceramic and clear braces? Is there any EMI available for that fee.

BDS, FOI, MDS - Orthodontics, FPFA, Ph.D.
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hi Dr,
What is the cost of Ceramic and clear braces?
Is there any EMI available for that fee.
Ceramic braces cost between 25000 to 80000. As per brand of the braces. American ortho, damon or 3M braces are very expensive. For emi you have to talk to years dentist/ orthodontist. Invisible aligners cost between 50000 to 350000 inr. Invisalign and kline are good brands for aligners.
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Am baby is 1 years of v 2month he dose not have teeth at all. when will teeth actually come .

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Am baby is 1 years of v 2month he dose not have  teeth at all. when will  teeth actually come .
Teeth have erupted after six months of birth. These are deciduous teeth (milk teeth) erupt from six months to 20 to 24 months.
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The retainers should be worn at all times until the doctor instructs otherwise

BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
The retainers should be worn at all times until the doctor instructs otherwise
The retainers should be worn at all times until the doctor instructs otherwise.
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