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Dr. Mishal De Souza

Dentist, Mumbai

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My mom have a problem in teeth so we are go to the dentist and take medicine that recommend by dentist after taking a medicine mom was felt down on the earth and her body feels nothing and every time Dizziness. What we do ? We can't understand.

MD, MBBS, Senior Residency
Internal Medicine Specialist, Gurgaon
My mom have a problem in teeth so we are go to the dentist and take medicine that recommend by dentist after taking a...
She is having fainting episodes due to a phenomenon called syncope in which there is a sudden fall of bp. Even tooth pain itself can cause this. It could also happen if she is allergic to the medicine. Stop the medicine. Get her checked for anemia. Get treatment from a dentist. She should be fine.
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Things you need to know before undergoing root canal treatment

MDS - Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Things you need to know before undergoing root canal treatment

Root canal treatment is an effective procedure which is used to treat a tooth whose pulp has been infected. The treatment helps to remove the elimination and further protects the tooth from future microbial attacks. Root canals are physical hollows in a tooth which naturally consists of nerves, blood vessels and other cellular beings.

Learning about Root Canal Treatment-

Before one decides to go for root canal treatment, it is important to realize that this method is useful for preserving a dead tooth, not to save one. So, why does one keep the old tooth which is beyond repair? One can pull out the dead tooth and fill the gap with an implant along with an artificial tooth. However, the main reason for doing this is because it is much simpler than an implant. Even though the old tooth is dead, one can immensely benefit from keeping it as its structure will help you to chew food and talk properly.

In root canal therapy, the doctor cuts off the infected nerve tissue inside the tooth so as to prevent it from infecting the rest of the tooth. But there are consequences of root canal therapy as well. A root canal procedure makes the tooth brittle and much more fracture prone. This is because the inside of the tooth has been removed leaving the outside shell dry and brittle. This is why a root canal therapy often involves a second procedure called crown. A root canaled tooth needs to be protected because the tissue inside of it has been removed. Here comes the crown. The crown is a strong outer covering which is even stronger than the enamel which preserves the structure of the tooth thus preventing fractures.

Failure to undergo permanent restoration placement by the dentist after root canal treatment within next few weeks may result in failure of the root canal treatment due to decay, infection, tooth fracture and/or loss of the tooth structure.

Factors Determining the Success of Root Canal Treatment-

A root canal therapy is an attempt at saving the remains of your tooth. However, sometimes the damage is too much or the enamel is too brittle to withstand the procedure. These factors may cause the loss of a tooth.

Many factors contribute to the success of root canal treatment and not all factors can be determined in advance. Some of the factors are:

  1. individual resistance to infection.
  2. the size, shape and location of the canals.

A case may be more difficult if the tooth has blocked, curved, or narrow canals. The treatment may not relieve the symptoms and treatment can sometimes fail for unexplained reasons. If treatment fails, other procedures (including re-treatment or surgery) may be necessary to retain the tooth, or it may have to be extracted. During and after treatment, the patient may experience some pain or discomfort, swelling, bleeding and loosening of dental restorations and may also need antibiotics to treat any associated infections.

Another factor in this method is the development of an abscess near the root of the tooth if some of the infection remains back or if the antibiotics are not effective enough. Root canal instruments sometimes separate (break) inside the canal which may or may not effect the prognosis. If the separated fragment cannot be retrieved, it may be sealed inside the root canal, or require additional treatment in the future.

Failure to undergo permanent restoration placement by the dentist after root canal treatment within next few weeks may fail if the root canal treatment, decay, infection, tooth fracture and/or loss of the tooth.

Alternative Techniques-

The alternative techniques to root canal therapy include either no treatment or tooth extraction. Tooth extraction may be followed by any prosthetic replacement procedure like dental implants or a removable denture. One can also fix a partial denture which is commonly called a bridge in medical terms.

Conducting no treatments is often accompanied by factors like occasional pains, infection and a possibility of deterioration in the dental infection such that the tooth will no longer be restorable. If a massive loss of tooth structure occurs, then extraction may be the only option.

Taking all factors into consideration, root canal therapy is a very effective method for removing dental infection and is the best possible method in the field.

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From my teeth sometime bleeding is happened and I can't drink hot tea or coffee what I should do?

BDS
Dentist, Sangli
From my teeth sometime bleeding is happened and I can't drink hot tea or coffee what I should do?
visit your dentist at earliest for bleeding. If you are having sensitivity you can also use any sensitive pastes like sensodyne, colgate sensitive prolief etc.
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Implants

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Implants
If you are self-conscious because you have missing teeth, wear dentures that are uncomfortable or don't want to have good tooth structure removed to make a bridge, talk to your dentist to see if dental implants are an option for you.

Dental implants are a popular and effective way to replace missing teeth and are designed to blend in with your other teeth. They are an excellent long-term option for restoring your smile. In fact, the development and use of implants is one of the biggest advances in dentistry in the past decades. Dental implants are made up of titanium and other materials that are compatible with the human body. They are posts that are surgically placed in the upper or lower jaw, where they function as a sturdy anchor for replacement teeth.

Most patients find that a dental implant is secure, stable and a good replacement for their own tooth.

There are generally three phases to getting an implant:

• First, the dentist surgically places the implant into the jawbone. Your dentist may recommend a diet of soft foods, cold foods and warm soup during the healing process.

• Next, the bone around the implant heals in a process called osseointegration. What makes an implant so strong is that the bone actually grows around it and holds it in place. Osseointegration means “combines with the bone” and takes time. Some patients might need to wait until the implant is completely integrated, up to several months, before replacement teeth can be attached to the implant. Other patients can have the implants and replacement teeth placed all in one visit.

• Finally, it’s time for the placement of the artificial tooth/teeth. For a single tooth implant, your dentist will customize a new tooth for you, called a dental crown. The crown will be based on size, shape, color and fit, and will be designed to blend in with your other teeth. If you are replacing more than a single tooth, custom-made bridges or dentures will be made to fit your mouth and your implants. The replacement teeth usually take some time to make. In the meantime, your dentist may give you a temporary crown, bridge or denture to help you eat and speak normally until the permanent replacement is ready.

If you are interested in dental implants, it's a good idea to discuss it carefully with your dentist first. If you are in good general health this treatment may be an option for you. In fact, your health is more of a factor than your age. You may be medically evaluated by a physician before any implant surgery is scheduled.

Chronic illnesses, such as diabetes or leukemia, may interfere with healing after surgery. Patients with these issues may not be good candidates for implants. Using tobacco can also slow healing.
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I am in a problem of teeth. When I eat cold drinks I feel pain on my teeth so what can I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am in a problem of teeth. When I eat cold drinks I feel pain on my teeth so what can I do.
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or root canal treatment. 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. Advance procedures can be done with laser
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I am having dry, sour and bitter mouth. Liquid gelusil does not help. What to do?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am having dry, sour and bitter mouth. Liquid gelusil does not help. What to do?
dry mouth can be due to some reaction to medicine or due to menopause this could lead to decay drink more water you may need salivary substitute
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From last 5 days my mom is suffering from mouth ulcer and because of that she is not able to eat anything and she became weak. Kindly tell me the proper medicine for that. One more thing she have cold too from today. She is 48 year old.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
From last 5 days my mom is suffering from mouth ulcer and because of that she is not able to eat anything and she bec...
Hi Pawan... You may give her homoeopathic medicine Kali Bich 30 TDs for one day... It is better to consult..
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Hi sir, i am a student (21 year old). Sir mere teeth me lightly push karne per bleeding shuru ho jata hai. Please help me sir.

Master in Dental Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
You need to brush them well after learning how to brush form a dentist. You might require a thorough profession gum cleaning (oral prophylaxis ) also.
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My teeth was so dirty. Even I brush regular. But it will not clean. But there is no bad smell from my mouth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth was so dirty. Even I brush regular. But it will not clean. But there is no bad smell from my mouth.
• Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. • Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. • Reduce your alcohol consumption. • Stop smoking. • Cut down on coffee. • Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. • Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. • Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. • Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. • Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. • Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. • Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. • Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. • If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. • Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. • You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person.
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Gum Pain Home Remedies

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
Gum Pain Home Remedies
Avoid Aspirin

Your friends mean well when they tell you to put aspirin on your sore gums. But don’t listen to this old wives’ tale. Never put aspirin directly on your gums. Yes, it might provide some temporary relief. But aspirin is a highly caustic chemical, and it is irritating to the gum tissue. It could cause a fairly serious acid burn.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease which occurs because of the inflammation of the gums. It can easily be reversed with daily brushing and flossing and getting dental cleaning done regularly.
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Badly gum decay problem. What medicine I should take to recover my gums problem? Please ans.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Badly gum decay problem. What medicine I should take to recover my gums problem? Please ans.
Sir, decay happens in teeth. With gums, they can get inflamed, i.e. Swelling, bleeding will be there and in severe cases the gums will recede and expose the tooth. SO please visit a dentist, clean your teeth, as the most common cause of gum problem is accumulation of food particles over a long period between the teeth and gums. After that depending on the severity of your condition, your dentist will give you medication, or other treatment procedures for making your gums healthy.
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My one teeth on upper jaw left side used for eating is broken from the middle leaving wall both sides.What I shall do.Secondly one teeth used for eating on right side bottom jaw is broken from side leaving balance.What shall be done.

PG Dip PUBLIC HEALTH, BDS
Dentist, Salem
Both the teeth seems to be decayed long before and due to left untreated the decay lead to fracture of tooth. Booth the teeth can be possibly saved by undergoing root canal treatment and post and core(strengthening of broken tooth area) and a crown. Meet a dentist as soon as possible.TAKE CARE. DR.KAARTHIK.
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I have overbite of my teeth and my question how much it cost for the braces do need.

MDS
Dentist, Chennai
I have overbite of my teeth and my question how much it cost for the braces do need.
The cost of braces can be anywhere from 35, 000 to 60, 000 depending on the doctor and the treatment material he uses like metal braces or ceramic braces.
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Hi my teeth's are becoming yellow and red color because I use to chew pan masala daily. Now I want my teeth to become white. So please help me out with the good options.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi my teeth's are becoming yellow and red color because I use to chew pan masala daily. Now I want my teeth to become...
I will suggest you to use sparkling white toothpaste from himalaya and avoid any stain causing food items.
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Hi Today, One of my friend my mistakenly hit on my left jaw I don't have heavy pain just little. Please help me what to do?

BDS
Dentist, Rewari
Take a mild pain killer but get checked by dentist to rule out fracture of jaw or any cracks in jaws with help of X-ray.
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Iam an eight month pregnant women having twenty one years old and first pregnancy. And also having iron tablets and calcium tablets daily. I had heavy pain and bleeding from my teeth. What is the reason for this?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Iam an eight month pregnant women having twenty one years old and first pregnancy. And also having iron tablets and c...
During pregnancy due to hormonal imbalance there may be some problem in teeth occur. This may aggregate gum problem. So during second trimester must clean your teeth and if any cavity restore your teeth to avoid such type of problem. There is no need to worry and take pain killer with doctor concern.
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4 months still mow I am talking with anybody I fill smell out of my mouth. What can I do now?

BDS
Dentist, Howrah
4 months still mow I am talking with anybody I fill smell out of my mouth. What can I do now?
If smell is cumng frm mouth then brush twice daily properly. Wash nicely with water aftr food. Some time use proper mouth wash. Evry 6 month visit dentist for Scaling treatment.
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I am suffering a problem of rough tongue and a lack of saliva problem from a very long time and it is badly affecting my throat and sleep because I have to sip water again and again in the middle of the nights.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am suffering a problem of rough tongue and a lack of saliva problem from a very long time and it is badly affecting...
Homoeopathic medicine---------------- nux moschata 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 2 drops direct on tongue 3 times daily for 15 days---------------------
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I am 36 year old I am suffering from toothache I have taken combiflam from last 2 days but no relief pls suggest some good medicine as I am on a trip and can't beat the pain.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 36 year old I am suffering from toothache I have taken combiflam from last 2 days but no relief pls suggest some...
Med will not help you consult a dentist you may require rct if u. Don't have time to get it completed opening of rct will relieve you of pain n than can get the tt completed in your own town.
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