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Dr. Mungekar Purva B

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Mungekar Purva B Dentist, Mumbai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. Mungekar Purva B is one of the best Dentists in Dadar East, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Maanav Welfare trust in Dadar East, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Mungekar Purva B on

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I am 30 years old female am suffering from mouth ulcers for last 3 weeks what should I do?

General Physician, Cuttack
You may be having indigestion problem Get your stool examined. Take one tablet of multivitamin daily and apply gelora or zytee gel. Consult doctor if no relief
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Cigarette Smoking - How it Affects Your Teeth

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Cigarette Smoking -  How it Affects Your Teeth

‘Smoking is injurious to health’, is a caption that is flashed on all cigarette packets. However, what is not told about is their adverse effects on the mouth.  The mouth with the lips, teeth, and gums are not just the first points of contact for a cigarette but also one of the majorly affected parts.

Listed below are how smoking affects the teeth and the mouth at large.

  1. Bad breath (halitosis)

  2. Tooth discoloration (brown to black spotting)

  3. Tobacco deposits on the teeth leading to irritation of the gums

  4. Increased formation of plaque and tartar on the teeth, leading to significant gum disease

  5. Gum disease leads to tooth loss

  6. Increased jaw bone loss

  7. Lower success rate of dental implant procedures

  8. Delayed healing after any oral procedure including extraction, periodontal treatment, or oral surgery

  9. Increased risk of leukoplakia, white patches inside the mouth, which is a precursor to oral cancer

  10. Increased risk of developing oral cancer

  11. Reduces blood flow to the gums, thereby affecting healing

The tiny tobacco deposits sit on the tooth surface and with time, produce brownish stains. These are a constant source of irritation for the gums, causing gum disease. Unlike the regular plaque caused by food, this is much harder and more abrasive on the gums. This leads to damage of the periodontal tissue, which are connecting fibers between the teeth and the gums.  This leads to gradual tooth mobility and eventually loss.

Correlation:  If you are a smoker,

  1. You are at risk for gum disease twice compared to a nonsmoker.

  2. More cigarettes you smoke, greater the risk for gum disease.

  3. More number of years you smoke, greater the risk for gum disease.

  4. Poor response to regular treatment for gum disease.

Management:  The gum disease can eventually lead to tooth loss.  Therefore, the gums need to be protected at all cost to maintain oral health.  Some things to do are listed below, starting from the seemingly innocuous to the severe infections.

  1. Regular cleanings at your dentist's office once in 6 months

  2. Daily brushing and flossing to manage early gum disease

  3. Deep cleaning below the gum line and prescription mouth rinses if there is already existing gum inflammation

  4. Surgery to remove deeply seated plaque and tartar.

  5. Surgery with bone graft to replace the bone lost to periodontitis.

  6. Most important of all, quitting smoking.  This will produce remarkable benefits when the above are followed.

However, if the above are done with continued smoking, the effects will not last long.

Cigarette smoking is one habit, which has way too many effects on way too many working’s of the body and therefore kicking the habit is the best way to manage, not just your teeth, but your overall health.

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In my teeth the big hole of blird so what can I do? please feedback me very soon.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
You can go for the filling of the that tooth by tooth colour cement or crown of that teeth and also rct if its needed.
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I'm getting my last teeth and not able to eat, it has stopped coming out and beside it was swelling when I pressed it lite yellow color saliva ki coming please suggest me something to get cured.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
If the pericoronitis is limited to the tooth (for example, if the pain and swelling has not spread), treat it by rinsing your mouth with warm salt water. You should also make sure that the gum flap has no food trapped under it. If your tooth, jaw, and cheek are swollen and painful, see your dentist right away.
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Difference between fixed retainer and removable retainer? which one is best after ortho treatment?

BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Delhi
A fixed is bonded on the inner surface of your teeth. A removable one is seen from outside and is to be removed while eating. Both together work well after orthodontic treatment.
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Hi, I'm 21 and facing a lot of ulcer problems. On my tongue as well as mouth. I know they are anxiety related and also stomach constipation problems. What can i do to remove them from the root? These ulcers tend to become very big and stay for two to three weeks. They are painful.

Dentist, Lucknow
Hi, u are possibly suffering from Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis (RAS) which can b reduced in its severity and duration with ur proper case history n clinical examination with complete follow up. Pls consult oral medicine specialist for getting long term relief. Thanks n healing regards.
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Hello sir, I am facing sensitive tooth problem since last 4 days what I should do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. 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. 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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Due to smoking I have bad breath plus yellow teeth and sometimes there is blood gem my gums without any wound. Though I have quit smoking what Should I do to rectify it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
FOR YELLOW TEETH: Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. FOR BAD BREATH: Infections in the mouth, such as dental caries (tooth decay), periodontal (gum) disease or mouth sores related to other conditions may contribute to bad breath. 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. Dry mouth also can cause bad breath. Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath, You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then.
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BDS, Bachelor of Sciences
Dentist, Agra
Limit acidic drinks like soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices. Food acids soften tooth material and dissolve the minerals in tooth enamel, causing holes (cavities or caries). In severe cases, teeth may be ?eaten? right down to the gum.

I am 22 year old. My teeth are not in shape, not looks good while laughing and talking with others. So I want treatment with my teeth in order to reshape them.

Dentist, Delhi
Hi lybrate-user you should visit a dentist and get braces treatment done to get your teeth aligned all the best.
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I am 31, had braces 2 years back however i wasnt very serious with the retainers after the braces were removed. So some gap has appeared. Can it be corrected by putting on the braces again. How long can it roughly take.Is age an issue?

Dentist, Kolkata
Yes age is a very important factor. In your case retainers were very important. If the spacing is generalized then there is no alternative other than wearing braces but if the spacing/gap is between two particular teeth you can go for composite fillings. Also consult your dentist regarding composite laminates.
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Importance of Teeth

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Importance of Teeth

The Cause of Indigestion could be absence of HEALTHY TEETH.. !!

Get yourself checked.

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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Always rinse your tooth brush thoroughly after brushing and allow it to air-dry before using it again.
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I have white patch in mouth & I take multivitamin cap. Over one year but no result.

Dentist, Mumbai
Dear, you said you are having white patch in mouth. Please visit dental surgeon for checkup. Keep mouth healthy and free from infection by cleaning and polishing of teeth and maintenance of oral hygiene. Use colgate total paste and listerin mouthwash twice a day. Do rinse your mouth with listerine mouth wash.
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I have toothache from 4-5days I have taken pain killers but of no use. What should I do?

Dentist, Vidisha
Dear lybrate-user, your pain is all because of infection inside your tooth n surrounding tissues. So painkiller alone cannot work of your pain. You have to take proper antibiotic course along with you should visit your dentist to check for further treatment like rct or filling according to your decay.
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I have bleeding problem in my teeth? Any solution please provide me. This problem m having since childhood.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic medicine------------------ merc sol 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 5 drops today night every 15 days-------------- 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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Can impacted wisdom tooth cause dizziness, I do not have pain in it but dizziness, and sometimes pain only. Please advice.

General Physician, Muzaffarpur
Yes it may cause a variety of symptoms. If these symptoms are recurrent, go for removal of the wisdom tooth.
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BDS, MDS, MBA (Healthcare), FAM
Dentist, Hyderabad
What happens when you don't get those missing teeth replaced!
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Both the incisor teeth are very small in size, therefore there is a gap in my teeth. Is there any treatment for this.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
you actually have multiple options, orthodontic closure,composite closure,crowns,and kindly upload your PIC in pm,I will get back with further management
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