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Dr. Nikhil Karani

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. Nikhil Karani is a trusted Dentist in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can visit him at Shiv Sai Dental clinic in Mumbai, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Nikhil Karani on Lybrate.com.

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I am having regular pain in molar. Consult doctor, ask me to do RTC but I m not interested as roots are very solid. Pls suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
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I am having regular pain in molar. Consult doctor, ask me to do RTC but I m not interested as roots are very solid. P...
If the doctor has recommended for rct, you should get it done. Have you studied dentistry? doctor has studied the same subject for 5 yrs and is practicing it daily so he is definitely 1000 times more knowledgable and experienced than you. Please don't interfere in his treatment plan. Only alternative of rct is extraction. I hope you know what is the meaning of extraction.

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Avoid sticky sweets, such as toffees, soft candies and pastries. These types of foods stick to your teeth and feed decay-causing bacteria. When you do eat sweets, eat them after a meal. When candies are eaten alone, they are more likely to remain stuck between your teeth.
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I am Having ulcer in tongue for last 15 days. Suggest some medicine. I am having habit of chewing tobacco. For last 5 days feeling less pain.

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please stop the habit of chewing tobacco, then wait for 3-4 days and pm me the details. get well soon

I am suffering from left tmj pain from last 4 months and have referred to many dentist and taking medicines from last 4 month and last week I was given lower tmj split by one dentist which I wore for 2 days and my pain get worse. Please help what should I do?

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I am suffering from left tmj pain from last 4 months and have referred to many dentist and taking medicines from last...
TMJ pain can be due to misalignment (malocclusion) of or trauma to the teeth or jaw, teeth grinding (bruxism), poor posture, stress or anxiety, arthritis and other inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders, orthodontic braces, and excessive gum chewing. the treatment will vary depending on your condition. apply ice pack on the outer region. try some relaxation exercise for jaw muscles. meditation has to be done to reduce stress level. take soft diet n avoid chewing gums. consult a maxillofacial surgeon for complete diagnosis n treatment planning .
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My tongue getting dry and white coated In the morning tongue totally dry and in tongue lots of cough and it's got dry and yellows colours pls help me.

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My tongue getting dry and white coated In the morning tongue totally dry and in tongue lots of cough and it's got dry...
I will suggest you to take injection vitcofol 2 cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks over the buttocks through a health professional.

I can not open my mouth not more two finger broad.What can i do?

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Quit habits if any. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. 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.
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I had a bad habit of chewing gutkha now gracefully I have quit it but my teeth has red & black, marks how should I remove it?

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I had a bad habit of chewing gutkha now gracefully I have quit it but my teeth has red & black, marks how should I re...
U can do cleaning of teeth by procedure called scaling and polishing it will remove all the stains of gutka and your teeth will be clean
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I have pain in right lower wisdom tooth since 6-7 months. Please help.

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I have pain in right lower wisdom tooth since 6-7 months. Please help.
Hello wisdom teeth are notorious for causing pain and discomfort in most people. The most common cause for the problem is insufficient space in the jaws for the eruption of teeth. The tissue covering the tooth often gets inflamed due to trauma or poor oral hygiene and causes pain and difficulty in mouth opening. If your problem has persisted for more than six months I will advise you to visit an oral surgeon who will take an x ray and analyse its chances of eruption. If it looks unlikely that the tooth will erupt then it will be prudent to get it surgically removed. For the time being try to maintain good oral hygiene by brushing after every meal. All the best.
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I got mouth ulcers whenever I eat meat, chicken, eggs, brinjal etc from last 15 years.

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I got mouth ulcers whenever I eat meat, chicken, eggs, brinjal etc from last 15 years.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need Coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with Multivitamin cap, for five days in the morning after meals & antiseptic ointment or gel on the area of ulcer until then. Mouth sores are common and rarely cause complications.
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Hello sir I have a big problem In my mouth Mera mouth pura nhi open hota beacuse kuch din phle mai gutkha khta thaa bt ab 5 month ho chuke hai maine chod diya bt phir bhi mera mouth koi growth nhi kr rha hai You can some help of problem.

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Hello sir I have a big problem
In my mouth Mera mouth pura nhi open hota beacuse kuch din phle mai gutkha khta thaa b...
You need to take few medication after your complete examination may be your dentiat advice you some mouth opening exersices follow that.

I have toothache since morning and taking enzoflam thrice a day is it good and does it have any side effect ?

MDS - Orthodontics
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kindly visit the dentist to know the exact cause of tooth pain followed by its treatment. Medicine will get you relief for few hours only if infection lies on decay.

I am having mouth ulcers frequently and are painful at times and irritating other times. I am taking lactobasil plus sachets and becasul plus. But results are not coming Pls advise.

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I am having mouth ulcers frequently and are painful at times and irritating other times. I am taking lactobasil plus ...
Ulcers occurred due to sharp edged tooth or some overhanging margin of a filling or crown. Mouth ulcer has so many causes. The most common associated cause is vit b12 deficiency, local trauma or apthous stomatitis. Local trauma includes rubbing on sharp edges, fillings, false teeth, dentures, orthodontic treatment eating rough foods like potato chips can cause ulcers thermal burns can happen after eating very hot foods or beverages in the mouth. Holding an strong concentrated medicine next to mucosa can cause ulcer a person undergoing radiotherapy develops ulcer recurrent apthous stomatitis is also associated with ulcers. Underlying cause is hematinic deficiency (folate, vitaminb, iron), stopping smoking, stress, mensturation, trauma, food allergies or hpersenstivity to sodiul lauryl sulphate found in toothpaste. Many infections are also associated with ulcers like chicken pox, herpetic stomatitis, anug, syphilis, tb many drugs can cause ulcers like alendronate (a bisphosphonate drug for osteoporosis, cytotoxic drugs, nsaids (pain killers), nicorandil for angina and propylthiouracil for hyperthyroidism. I have tried to elaborate as many causes as possible. The purpose is that" ulcer is not a disease but a symptom of may other disease, please try to find your problem, then the treatment can be started after that. We need to find the right cause before we can start over the treatment. For pain relief, you can apply a topical oral ulcer gel containing choline salicylate and lignocaine hcl. Aslo start warm saline rinses if the problem persist, you need to consult a dentist for more specific diagnosis and treatment would be tailored accordingly.
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Home remedies to avoid root canal in infected molar ?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist
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Hi, if the tooth decayed a lot and root canal is required then there are no home remedies to avoid root canal.
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I want to clean my teeth because it is so much dirty by chewing tobacco like rajniganda n tulsi. So I want a good suggestion for to clean my teeth?

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I want to clean my teeth because it is so much dirty by chewing tobacco like rajniganda n tulsi. So I want a good sug...
If you going to leave the habit of chewing them then go for dental cleaning or else do not go for cleaning because it will worsen the cause more without leaving the chewing habit.

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Avoiding sticky and chewy food while having braces on, as it might get stuck into the teeth and cause problems.

I have bleeding issues in my teeth. And also have bad smell in my mouth while talking. What can I do for that.

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I have bleeding issues in my teeth. And also have bad smell in my mouth while talking. What can I do for that.
Bad breath can b caused fue to various reasons. Due to smoking n using tobacco products, dental prob such as decay teeth, unclean tongue, gum infections, reduced saliva n dry mouth, ill fitting dentues, salivary gland probs. Other diseases n infections which also cause bad breath r sinus infections, respiratory tract infections such as bronchitis n pneumonia, liver n kidney probs, diabetes, acid reflux from stomach etc. Get scalling done by dentist. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush, floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage your gums with your finger tips after brushing. Keep your tongue clean. Rinse your mouth well after each meal. Get your decay teeth filled. Visit your dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs. Inspite of these measures if bad breath persists,
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I have a red spot on the enamel of my teeth, is there any problem in my mouth or its a infection?

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I have a red spot on the enamel of my teeth, is there any problem in my mouth or its a infection?
Kindly get yourself checked by dentist. And problem would be assessed and if any treatment required. It would be advised by dentist.

My teeth are losing calcium and 2 teeth are becomes sharp from front. Give me prescriptions to get rid of this.

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My teeth are losing calcium and 2 teeth are becomes sharp from front. Give me prescriptions to get rid of this.
Dear lybrate user, if you are facing the problem of teeth getting sharp or chipped off, please consult your dentist soon for treatment. Maintain good oral hygiene by brushing twice daily.
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Each tooth has five distinct sides; a toothbrush cleans only 3 of those 5 sides. The other two sides are where much of the destruction and disease (not to mention foul odors) originate: the in between areas. These remaining two sides require dental floss or tiny inter-dental brushes that can reach in-between and under the contact points of the teeth. Gum disease is linked to life-threatening illnesses such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and premature low birth weight babies.

How to control my gum bleeding?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
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Hi, the most common cause of gum bleeding is gum disease caused by deposition of plaque and calculus on teeth. The best method to control it is to get your teeth cleaned by a dentist. Do not rely on any commercially available tooth pastes to control gum bleeding.
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