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Dr. P D Joshi

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
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. P D Joshi is a renowned Dentist in S V Road, Mumbai. You can visit him at Dr P D Joshi's Center For MicroEndodontics in S V Road, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. P D Joshi on Lybrate.com.

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For flagging of healthy teeth and gums you need flossing of teeth. So brush, floss and rinse.

Hi, am 29 years old, I have yellowish teeth after doing brush twice a day. Could you please suggest something to make them white ?

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Hi ,thanks for the query tooth colour ranges from yellowish white to grayish white naturally yes we can make them white with the help of bleaching(chemical teeth whitening) it will lighter the shade of your teeth by three times. Thank you

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White Spots in mouth leads to ORAL CANCER. CONSULT FOR DENTAL CHECK-UP

I have to remove one of my rear side tooth due to decay. On removing it, it was found that the tooth next to it has a small black spot on it. Do I need RCT. Please advise.

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A small black spot from above can also cause a big dig inside. If it is on superficial layer, only filling is advised. If it is deep, it might need a rct. To confirm, you need to go for a xray.

I am a 25year old female having ulcer in the lower lip for 3 days. What should I do?

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Hii. Usually this take almost a week to go off completely. Still if it's hurting. Ointment oracep la can used twice daily just before meals. Apply on the affected area.

Is it okay to give calcium tablets during teething trouble in children and generally what is the ideal time of teething in children?

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Is it okay to give calcium tablets during teething trouble in children and generally what is the ideal time of teethi...
Its not advisable to give calcium tablet for children, unless prescribed by a doctor. Teething begins from 6 months. Lower anterior teeth will erupt first.

What is the problem that blood came with the saliva of what is this is symptoms are.

oral implantology, BDS
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There must be some infection in gums. get scaling and polishing done of teeth. This will solve your problem

Hi I'm 23 years old and m going for braces on my teeth and doctors hav asked for 3teeth extraction. Is extraction good or bad? Will it effect my eye sight? And in this age wil my teeth get align if yes wat would b d duration? Should I get braces done.

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Hi I'm 23 years old and m going for braces on my teeth and doctors hav asked for 3teeth extraction. Is extraction goo...
Hello, teeth nerves do not connect to eyes. No dental treatment affects the eyesight. orthodontic treatment is the best option for teeth alignment.you can do it at any age. the treatment may vary case to case. it can take 1-2 years.

Wen I shake my teeth they feel shake. Could you suggest me some ways on how I can keep my teeth strong.

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Wen I shake my teeth they feel shake. Could you suggest me some ways on how I can keep my teeth strong.
There are many causes of yellow or discolored teeth. A few of the most common: 1.Drinks: Coffee and red wine cause major damage to teeth.. But other drinks with high acidity, such as soda, juices and even sports drinks can cause staining on the teeth. Even white wine is not far behind in staining our teeth yellow, because its tannins and acidic nature wear away at the tooth enamel.These Acidic drinks lowers the Ph of teeth below 6 thus causing corrosive wear and tear of teeths. 2.Certain Foods: Colored candies, popsicles and other bright foods can cause staining over time. Think of it this way – if your tongue turns a bright shade of blue, chances are your teeth are getting some of that discoloration, too. Even healthy foods such as berries (blueberries, cranberries, raspberries) can stain teeth. Ketchup, curry and other sauces can cause staining problems over time, too. 3,Natural Aging Process: Quite simply, teeth yellow over time. It’s a natural part of the aging process that the white protective coatings wear down over time. So the longer you have your teeth, the more likely they are to become yellow or discolored. 4.Most of us are guilty of at least some of the above (and none of us can stop time). But the good news is that even if red wine is one of your vices and your teeth look yellower lately, there are things you can do to bring back the white. 5.How to make Teeth white (a)Avoid Certain Foods/Drinks When Possible: We’re not asking you to give up your morning coffee, just to reduce the intake of the above foods as much as possible. Sometimes simply being aware can help us make better choices. (b)Drink Water: After you’ve consumed a tooth-staining food or drink try to immediately follow it with a glass of water. Swirling water around your mouth can drastically help clear away the acids or staining. This simple step is free and easy, and can drastically help reduce tooth discoloration. (c)Proper Dental Hygiene: Proper brushing, flossing and regular dental checkups help keep teeth healthy for a lifetime. Develop these habits early and you’re less likely to have dental problems down the line. (d)Teeth Whitening: The good news is that there are many options available to whiten teeth. Some can be done at home while others can take help of Homoeopathic medicines. Homoeopathic medicine HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth esp.after meals.

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Ever wake up feeling like your teeth are wearing a sweater? That sticky, fuzzy film on your teeth is called plaque. Living inside of plaque is a whole lot of cavity-causing bacteria. Whenever you eat, that bacteria turns the sugars in your food into acids. Those acids slowly wear away at the hard outer layer of teeth, and eventually, a cavity, or hole in the tooth can form. Plaque is always growing on our teeth, and so it is important to take steps every day to clear it away.
If plaque is left to sit on the teeth, over time it can harden and turn into something called tartar. As tartar builds up, it can push underneath the gums, causing bleeding or irritation, known as gingivitis. Gingivitis is the early stage of gum disease, and it can be stopped with good oral hygiene and simple dental treatments. If left alone, gingivitis can turn into severe gum disease, which can damage the bones holding the teeth, leading to tooth loss.



This all might seem kind of scary, but there’s no reason to stress out. Even though plaque buildup can harm your teeth and gums, it’s surprisingly pretty easy to keep it under control. Here are things you can do to keep plaque from taking over:



Brush after meals. Use a toothbrush with soft bristles, and a pea-sized amount of fluoride toothpaste. Brush for two minutes, making sure to brush the back teeth.
Floss at least once per day. The best time to do it is before bed or after your last meal. Dental floss can target the plaque that’s hiding between your teeth, where a toothbrush can’t reach.
Visit the dentist twice per year for a checkup and cleaning.

Hi I am 31 years old male and facing problem of severe bad breath from last few months. I also visited dentist but it was not a dental problem. Kindly help me out to rectify my problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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I am 31 years old male and facing problem of severe bad breath from last few months. I also visited dentist but it...
Do morning exercise regularly. Do gargle with warm saline for 4 times a day. Do rince after every food.

Which process to stop my gum bleeding. Kindly suggest.

BDS
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First get the teeth cleaning done from dentist. After that maintain good oral hygiene. Brush teeth properly, twice a day and use mouthwash also. It will help.

I have teeth problem on last day when I drunk cold water and still I m in pain. What should I have to do.

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I have teeth problem on last day when I drunk cold water and still I m in pain. What should I have to do.
First get your iopar done. If it has reached the pulp in the xray. Certain procedures will be advised. Thanks.

I am 38 years old suffering from bad smell from mouth and bleeding after gargling done. It happens in 2-3 hours gap, what do I do?

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I am 38 years old suffering from bad smell from mouth and bleeding after gargling done. It happens in 2-3 hours gap, ...
Hi, take Nux vomica 200, 5 drops , daily at night. Mix 10 drops of Zingiber Q in 1 glass of warm water and do gargles once daily. Chew fennel seed after having your meals. Revert me after 10 days.

I have bad breath from long time and my neck skin getting black and suffering with hair fall. I met ENT doctor, had medicine but no use. This symptoms belongs to which disease? Please tell me.

BDS
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Bad breath can results due to havits like smoking , tobaco chewing as well as due to poor oral hygine. We can improve it with scaling ( cleaning of teeth every 6 months ) as well as by maintaining a good oral hygine. Do forceful gargles everytime you take foid as well as brush twice a day which is most important thing

I am 26 year old, I am suffering from dryness of mouth. What should I do?

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Lots of reasons causes xerostomia. It would be better to seek a professional consultation regarding it.

How to Fix a Chipped Tooth

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You are in the middle of a hot summer afternoon and decide to have some ice to cool off. Suddenly you hear a crackle and something comes into your mouth that doesn't quite taste like ice. Oops! that's a part of your broken teeth! although your first instinct is to panic, don't worry as there are a lot of things dentists can do these days to fix chipped teeth.

A tooth may chip off for some other reasons too. Decay being one of the main culprits, it erodes the top enamel leaving the tooth exposed to decay. Taking an unsightly fall or getting your teeth broken in a fight are some of the other reasons why your teeth may break o partially chip off. Here are some things you can do:

Take care of you chipped tooth: the first thing to do when you realize that you have a chipped tooth is to see a dentist. If you are unfortunately suffering from this problem on a weekend when a dentist near you isn't accessible, keep the jagged edge of the broken tooth covered with a sugarless chewing gum or paraffin. If you get hungry, opt for a liquid diet or soft solids that don't require chewing.

Treatment: filling or bonding that is if you've chipped a visible tooth in your frontline, your dentist will use a tooth coloured composite resin for a'bonding' procedure. If it is one of your inside teeth, your dentist may try a simple'filling' to fix things up. Bonding is pretty much'gluing' bits of your artificial teeth on. The dentist clears up the surface to place the adhesive and sticks the bonding material and then hardens it into shape with ultraviolet light.

Adding a crown or dental cap: this procedure is used when a larger piece of tooth chips off, it happens mainly due to decay. The dentist will chip off the edges from your broken teeth and cover it with a crown or cap to protect the tooth from further damage. The cap also acts as a cosmetic fixture not making anyone realize that it is different from your real teeth.

Patients are generally given a choice on the material for the cap, which they can choose based on cost and cosmetics. A metal cap is the strongest, but can make you look like a villain from yesteryears, which has an evil glint in every smile. The other common options are porcelain fused to metal, all ceramic or all resin. This procedure will require more than one visit for x-rays, taking an impression of the tooth, trial for your crown and finally fixing it.
How to Fix a Chipped Tooth

Dear sir I have pain in my teeth I can't eat hot &cold items continued. please suggest what should I do for fast relief.

MDS - Orthodontics
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Dear sir I have pain in my teeth I can't eat hot &cold items continued. please suggest what should I do for fast relief.
Cavity has extended to the dental pulp, which is sensitive portion of your teeth. Rct (root canal treatment) may be required.

I have a tooth problem on right side when I go to have food on right side tooth it pains.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
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I have a tooth problem on right side when I go to have food on right side tooth it pains.
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.

Respected sir, I am suffering from mouth problem that is blood is coming from my teeth. I am using dabur red paste. Can you help me.

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Respected sir, I am suffering from mouth problem that is blood is coming from my teeth. I am using dabur red paste. C...
visit a dentist soon as this is gum infection. you need to get your teeth professionally cleaned by dentist. gum infection develop due to deposition of plaque and calculus around teeth which causes gum bleeding also. professional cleaning will remove these layers and infection will subside soon. use soft bristle brush for a month or two.
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