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Dr. Monica Mehra

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Monica Mehra Dentist, Mumbai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Monica Mehra is one of the best Dentists in Andheri West, Mumbai. You can visit her at SmileKraft in Andheri West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Monica Mehra on Lybrate.com.

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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Toothpicks can be an alternative to use for flossing if dental floss is not available. Remember not to be too harsh while using it.

I am 21 years old. I have wounds on my lips regularly. Even a small wound will become large. It will take one week or more to heel.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. 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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My dentine, enamel over my front teeth is scrapped off. What should I do? Is that recoverable by polishing or something equivalent of that?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My dentine, enamel over my front teeth is scrapped off. What should I do? Is that recoverable by polishing or somethi...
Lybrate-user, if you have lost enamel and dentine of your front teeth because of any reason then you can get tooth colored fillings done with the same. Polishing will never help you get back your original tooth material.
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I am 30 years old and suffering from regular mouth ulcers. I do not feel any kind of constipation. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
There are various causes for mouth ulcers. If in a particular area it can be due to sharp tooth. Certain nutritional deficiencies like vitamin b12 can also cause cause. Low haemoglobin, certain immunologic diseases. So do visit a dentist and rule out any dental cause. Or physician for other causes.
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My teeth is solidly yellow. Please tell me what type brush, tooth pest or pest I will use or what I do for my teeth glow white and my life fulfilled with happiness?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
My teeth is solidly yellow. Please tell me what type brush, tooth pest or pest I will use or what I do for my teeth g...
Brush your teeth twice with Xtar toothpaste from ICPA pharmaceuticals ,avoid excessive intake of tea or alcohol.
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I am facing problem with sensitive teeth. I used different tooth pastes like sensodyne and colgate sensitive nothing could solve my problem. What is the reason. If loss of enamel is the reason then how to restore it.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Jodhpur
Try any cream containing potassium nitrate, it will give you a instant relief so use it before eating anything so you can have proper diet. And than replace your tooth paste with" nafix" it will help to restore enamel. You can also visit a dentist for professional varnish application it will give instant and lasting relief from sensitivity plus also you will be getting the reason for your sensitivity.
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How can I prevent nicotine marks in my teeth caused by smoking? I already got one, how can I remove it?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
How can I prevent nicotine marks in my teeth caused by smoking? I already got one, how can I remove it?
2 steps. 1. Stop smoking 2. Get cleaning done. 30 mins painless procedure. You will have white teeth without stains.
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Consequences of Unreplaced Missing Teeth

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Consequences of Unreplaced Missing Teeth

Our teeth are most definitely, vital for our living. Our everyday choices, pertaining to our lifestyle would call for changes, adjustments and lots of sacrifices without them. Though, a number of replacement options are available for the people with missing teeth, the most recommended are dental implants. Ask why?

They are simply the ideal solution due to their look and feel, which is similar to the natural teeth.

What happens if replacement is not considered?
To prevent the nasty repercussions from occurring, it is necessary that any missing teeth are replaced in time. Though, the symptoms of problems due to missing teeth only appear to be superficial in the early stages, the long term effects may certainly prove to be quite severe.

Some of the short term consequences of missing teeth are as follows:

  1. People with missing teeth tend to feel self-conscious or even embarrassed at times, while they talk to others or smile.
  2. Problem in speech is a common issue that may arise due to tooth loss.
  3. When teeth are missing, people find it difficult to consume some certain food types. These may include ones which contain some essential nutrients, hence leading to possible malnutrition.
  4. Increased wear or stress can also lead to the weakening of the teeth that are remaining.
  5. People with tooth loss find it difficult to chew the food properly.
  6. When teeth are missing, there is movement of the teeth that remain, to compensate for the gap places created. This leads to ugly looking gap teeth.

Though, these were the short term issues, the major consequence of not getting any lost teeth replaced is the gradual bone loss. Our teeth are firmly embedded in the jaw bone. Chewing and biting are the constant uses, which are required by the jaw bone to remain hale and hearty as well as active. You may believe it or not, be it at the beginning or at the end; the major focus is not on the teeth, but on the bones.

Maintaining form as well as density of the bone requires regular stimulation, coming from the teeth, as mentioned above. The contact with teeth causes small stresses, which the periodontal ligament transmits to the bone and prompts its continual rebuilding as well as remodelling. When any missing teeth are not replaced, it leads to the gradual deterioration in the jaw bones, over time. This not only results in facial shape changes but also will eventually burn a huge hole in your pockets, as increased complications will also lead to increased costs required for rectifying the problems.

So, now it's up to you. Choose healthy and wise. Go for teeth replacement at the earliest, if and when, need arises.

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I got swelling on upper lips but there is no pain while opening mouth and no redness. Last night I had chicken in dinner and next morning I got swelling on upper lips which is increasing with time. Please suggest some medicine.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
This may be allergic reaction /angioneurotic oedema and will go away soon. Visit dental surgeon. Take tab avil and cap b complex once in a day.
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Regular brush in our teeth ,twice in a day. Then why it yellow and sometime bleeding gums.

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Regular brush in our teeth ,twice in a day. Then why it yellow and sometime bleeding gums.
Yellow teeth can be due to food habits and oral hygiene problems. Bleeding gums are a sign of gum disease. 1. Maintain good oral hygiene. 2. Brush regularly, at least twice daily. 3. Get scaling and polishing of teeth done every six months. Bleaching of teeth can be done for whiter teeth. 4. Get checkup done by dentist once in six months. 5. Have a healthy balanced diet.
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I need to do a teeth wash. Is it safe n if teeth washing will whiten my teeth? Also please tell me the cost for a good teeth washing in kharagpur?

BDS
Dentist, Dhamtari
I would give you primary advise of tooth bleaching. For advise you should contact for better doctors in kharagpur to do the same.
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Hi I am Ayush Jain. I am 15 years old. My question is How do I make my teeth stronger and more White.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Hi I am Ayush Jain. I am 15 years old. My question is
How do I make my teeth stronger and more White.
You should maintain proper oral hygiene and brush twice a day and gargle after every meal it will help in long term.
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My teeth is yellow? What should I do. I can brush teeth properly then how it happened?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
My teeth is yellow? What should I do. I can brush teeth properly then how it happened?
U need dental scaling done every 6mnths in a year there is a slight debris accumulation which changes yellow
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My teeth is affected with fluorosis and it looks yellowish color. What precautions should I take to make my tooth clean and white.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth is affected with fluorosis and it looks yellowish color. What precautions should I take to make my tooth cle...
Visit a dentist. The method of acidic micro abrasion, followed by remineralisation procedures, assures a considerable recovery of the dental surfaces affected by fluorosis. Best way is capping or veneers for upper front 6 teeth & lower front 6 teeth. Until then use tooth mousse tooth paste. Apply this paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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What is the antibiotic for teeth gum swelling? My teeth gum starts swelling and I get severe pain in my teeth.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is the antibiotic for teeth gum swelling?
My teeth gum starts swelling and I get severe pain in my teeth.
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Take Cp. Amoxicillin 500mg twelve hourly one after breakfast and one after dinner for five days
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Sir, I have some blood in my teeth in the morning time. When I wake up then there is some blood in my teeth. This happens only in morning time. I have no pain at all. What to do sir?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Sir, I have some blood in my teeth in the morning time.
When I wake up then there is some blood in my teeth.
This hap...
It is because of gum infection. You should go for proper diagnosis to dentist and accordingly go for treatment. You may required deep scaling and cleaning your teeth.
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my child is 9 yrs old he has cavities in 6 of his teeth what to do now any suggestions?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
hi...kindly get the fillings done before they start paining and make sure proper brushing before sleep and do not let him have milk just before sleep.
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How can I remove my teeth cavity I had used colgate all product Pls, suggest me any idea.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Cavity can be treated only by two methods, ie. Either by filling or by rct, depends upon the pulp condition. Get it done immediately.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
The thought of taking RCT can be quite stressful. Don't worry though. Get a good night sleep before the treatment and you are sure to feel calmed down and fresh.

All About Dental Implants

MDS
Dentist, Delhi
All About Dental Implants

Dental implants are generally identified as substitutes for tooth roots. Besides, replacing damaged or decayed teeth, implants also provide a strong foundation for both permanent as well as removable replacement teeth.

Advantages
There are loads of advantages of dental implants:

  1. Better overall appearance of teeth, since they are made to fuse with the bone
  2. Unlike removable dentures, implants are much more comforting as well as convenient
  3. Higher self-esteem as you will feel better about yourself
  4. Improved speech quality in the long run
  5. Eating becomes comparatively easier with implants rather than sliding dentures, because they function like your own teeth
  6. Improved oral health
  7. Good durability (can even last a lifetime if taken good care of)

Success rate
Generally, dental implants have a very impressive success rate (up to 98%). This can differ, however, based on the placement of the implants.

Who can go for dental implants?

  1. Patients must have healthy gums
  2. Must have sufficient bone strength to hold the implants in place
  3. Must be dedicated to maintaining good oral hygiene
  4. Must visit dentist regularly

Procedure
There are many steps involved in getting an implant:

  1. An individualized treatment plan, addressing all your specific needs and prepared by a team of professionals, well versed in oral surgery and restorative dentistry
  2. Placement of the tooth root implant into the bone socket of the missing tooth
  3. Attachment of a small connector post known as an abutment, which securely keeps the new tooth intact
  4. Attachment of a crown (the replacement tooth) to the abutment

The operation is normally administered under a local anesthesia. The whole process is not harmful at all, to say the least, and people have reported that a normal tooth extraction cause much more pain than a dental implant operation.

Related Tip: "Why You Must Not Delay Getting Your Dental Implants?"

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