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Dr. Pankaj Kothari

Dentist, Mumbai

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I am having very bad breath in mouth from last 5-6 years. Last week i visited dentist. Dentist said that i have no problem in teeth, bad breath is coming from your stomach to mouth. 1) as Doctor said "bad breath is coming from your stomach to mouth" 2) Dry Mouth i have tried ayurvedic nuske for stomach related problem. But no effect found. Plz suggest me what to do in this matter.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
For stomach problem, first and foremost modify your diet. Start your day with warm water, lime and honey, soaked prunes with water / soaked methi seeds with butter milk, almond (5-6) , light breakfast with White oats, drink lot of coconut water and buttermilk, avoid spicy, oily, fatty foods, take diet with more fibre in it.Green leafy salads is a must, and fresh fruits.Husk you can take 20 mts before meals . Scaling and oral prophylaxis with a local dentist, use mouthwashes 2/3 times a day.
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I am of 19 years old i am getting white hair and my gums are bleeding what I suppose to do? Please tell me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am of 19 years old i am getting white hair and my gums are bleeding what I suppose to do? Please tell me.
You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I am suffered pain of teeth for 6 months and try all types past but not get any result and checked my teeth ago 3 months after time not give any solution. Please, do you give about suggestions of my pain of teeth?.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am suffered pain of teeth for 6 months and try all types past but not get any result and checked my teeth ago 3 mon...
Kindly get an x-ray done of the tooth having pain. May be you will have to get root canal treatment followed by a crown or cap. Till then you can take painkiller like tab ketorol dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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I am a 35 years and a diabetic . I have an ulcer in my mouth which has turned black for a year or so. My diabetes was detected last year now my sugar levels are always under control I check my sugar every week which is always in normal range. Please advise what to do for this ulcer.

BHMS, PGD PPHC, BMCP, TRAINING IN USG
Homeopath, Kolkata
I am a 35 years and a diabetic .
I have an ulcer in my mouth which has turned black for a year or so.
My diabetes was...
Hello the ulcer turning black is not good. Please test hba1c. To check the average blood sugar. Get the test done and write to us. Mean while you take homeopathic medicine mer sol 200. One drop twice daily in 1/2cup of water for 7 days. And tell us your present condition after taking medicine and bllod test done. Thank.
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Oral health

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Oral health
Orthodontic treatment:
People have a lot of misconceptions regarding orthodontic / braces treatment.
1. Most commonly I have heard people say if you extract healthy teeth for orthodontic treatment eyesight is affected. Now that is not true. If that was the case then when your teeth decays your eyes should also have the effect. Your teeth are in no ways connected to your eye.
2. Braces weaken your teeth: no braces do not weaken your teeth in fact well aligned teeth are much stronger than crooked teeth because you can clean them better.
3. Braces are meant only for children: that was the early adage. With new technology now braces have become invisible and even adults can get their teeth aligned without the braces being visible outside.
4. Braces can be put only after all permanent teeth have erupted. Not only teeth can be mal aligned but in few cases the jaw bones are also mal aligned. When such is the case visit a orthodontist at a very early age so that we can alter your jaw growth. Once growth ceases you will have to undergo surgery to correct the jaw problem. Ideal age to have your kids shown to an orthodontist is 7 years.
5. Braces do all the job we don't have anything to do. Braces will do their job only if you allow them to. Follow your orthodontist instructions properly and meticulously. Do not break your braces by eating hard food substances. Keep your mouth clean.
Hope these instructions help some of you.
Good day.
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I am having slight jaw pain in both sides of my and its shape is not consistent that it changes or enlarges when my face is stressed, its so over whelmi, why does jaw enlarges when there is stress?

MFDS RCPS (Glasgow), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi going by your description, I am inclined to think you might have a habit of grinding your teeth, esp. In of stress. This has led to chronic inflammation of the jaw joints, resulting in the pain. Also, due to constant overuse, the jaw closing muscles might have become enlarged, and they enlarge further when in prolonged continuous use, when you are clenching your teeth while under stress. Suggest you try and notice if the clenching of teeth happens at such times. If it does, you need to make a conscious effort not to do so. Sometimes, it might be necessary to fabricate intra oral appliances to protect the teeth. The problem of jaw enlargement may get rectified if the habit is effectively broken. In any case, see an oral surgeon for assessment and necessary intervention.
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I am 29 and my teeth are not in shape and coming out due to which I am suffering with various issues, can I go for braces at this age to get braces installed for realignment without taking out my teeth, what are the risks involved?

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 29 and my teeth are not in shape and coming out due to which I am suffering with various issues, can I go for br...
You can get braces at any age provided no severe medical problem is there. Whether teeth need to be removed will be decided after case evaluation.
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10 Reasons for Toothache

Post Graduate Fellowship In Micro Dentistry, Esthetic Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
10 Reasons for Toothache

Toothache is a painful dental condition that affects many people worldwide. At times the excruciating pain can drive a normal person insane. Cavity and tooth decay contribute to toothache in a big way. However, toothache can also be an indication of some serious dental ailments that needs immediate attention. The following factors/reasons can equally contribute to toothache (mild or severe).

  1. Tooth decay: Tooth decay and cavities are synonymous to unhealthy teeth and toothache. Cavities can also give rise to awkward complications like bad breath. Thus, proper dental care and hygiene is of topmost priority. It is highly recommended to brush the teeth three times daily.
  2. Accidental falls: Accidents incurred during sports or games often go unnoticed and untreated. This can invite unwanted complications like broken teeth, infections or inflammations resulting in toothache.
  3. Unhealthy gums: Bleeding, painful and swollen gums and many other gum ailments can severely affect the teeth. At an advanced stage, this can lead to unbearable toothache.
  4. Bruxism: Many people knowingly or unknowingly indulge in Bruxism or tooth grinding. Bruxism can have serious dental implications. It exerts tremendous pressure on the teeth and the supporting tissues. Eventually the jaw muscles also get affected, with toothache being the inevitable consequence.
  5. Decaying enamel: Healthy enamel implies healthy teeth. Factors like excessive intake of sweets, drinks and chocolates play a significant role in enamel decay.  This can have a detrimental effect on the teeth resulting in toothache.
  6. Abscess, a serious dental ailment:  Abscess is the manifestation of dental infections, whereby pus formation takes place between the gum and a tooth. Pus formation can also take place at the base of a tooth resulting in toothache.
  7. Cracked tooth syndrome: A fractured tooth often acts as a catalyst, leading to toothache. The crack on the tooth is so small that even an x-ray fails to reveal it. Factors like bruxism, tooth decay, to name a few; contribute to the Cracked Tooth Syndrome.
  8. The wisdom mystery: Lucky are those whose wisdom teeth erupt completely, at a single go. Impacted wisdom teeth can give a person sleepless nights. Misaligned teeth are no better.
  9. Toothache and periodontal complications: It is a serious condition leading to shooting pain and inflammation. The inflammation and pain affects the root of the tooth immensely. It usually results from infections in plaque formations.
  10. Sinus infections: In many cases, it has been found that sinus infection can lead to toothache. Positioned close to the upper back teeth, the sinuses give rise to what is known as a dull ache.

Toothache can be an amalgamation of many factors. Thus, it is very important to go for periodical dental & full body check ups.

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When she chews food to eat it is becoming gluey in the mouth. She is facing problem in eating from last few months. What to do?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Hi chewing food becomes difficult when the amount of saliva in the mouth has reduced. This could be due to medications or due to radiotherapy. She could use artificial saliva which keeps the mouth moist.
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I am undertaking rct right now and I have visited the doctor for more than 5 times. But I am having a loose teeth from the very beginning and also an irritating pain since the last treatment. Please suggest something.

BDS
Dentist, Howrah
I am undertaking rct right now and I have visited the doctor for more than 5 times. But I am having a loose teeth fro...
You Loose tooth RCT success rate is very poor..if tooth is very loose then i feel RCT wnt work unnecessarily you are doing RCT.. If tooth is Loose then it means you have Periodontal problem, at first for periodontis treatment is needed. If periodontal problem is bit solved then RCT we can try. Your treatment will be depending upon your condition, after seeing the Xray we can say the the proper treatment plan.. But one thing if tooth is very loose then Extraction of that tooth is best option.
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MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Teeth dont die a natural death.
We kill them because of ignorance.
Visit your dentist once in a six month for routine check up.

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Hii doctor. I got wrinkled, red, painful tongue last night from sides. And it is troubling me like hell. I am nt able to eat or talk.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
it is the inflammation of the tongue use multivitamin capsules daily once if required use probiotics use dentogel ointment for relief
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I got cavities in my teeth, how to cure them, I have heard that cavities can never be cured.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
I got cavities in my teeth, how to cure them, I have heard that cavities can never be cured.
its a myth that cavities cannot be cured. once treated in one tooth infection can get into other tooth leading to another cavity. for this not to re occur again you need to keep proper oral hygiene. brush 2 times daily, regular mouthwash,visit dentist regularly.
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Hi I am 24 years old & I want to straight my teeth. So, how much it will take and is it possible or not?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
It might also be possible to correct your problem with Dental Veneers or Bonding that we do routinely now as part of Smile Makeovers.
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Actually 2 days before I had cough then after I have mouth ulcer, by that I got little fiver also. One thing is that in every 12-15 days I got Mouth ulcer and alopathic don't suits me. Kindly help me out and suggest me homeopathic best medicine.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Try to apply ora-sore over the ulcers for 4/5 times a day. Have Vitamin-B complex capsules alongwith it. Thank you.
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He is 5 year old. He has grown all teeth but now also grown some extra teeth and this is very painful. Kindly suggest medication & how this type teeth grown.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
He is 5 year old. He has grown all teeth but now also grown some extra teeth and this is very painful. Kindly suggest...
Hi lybrate-user, I think the extra teeth you r talking about r the permanent teeth n 5 years is early for the permanent teeth to erupt. Get an opg done n do visit dentist n get the retained milk teeth removed.
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I have problem in my teeth and when I have brush my teeth it will be pain for sometime so what should I do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
May be you have the payoria for that you have to get your teeth clean by the dentist and also surgery of the gum if its require.
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I want to get my teeth clean I mean dentist do with some machine ryt? Yeah that one. As my lower teeth are light yellow. Will all my teeth become white? And if I undergo it will I face teeth problem? Like teeth getting loosen and lose its grip etc.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I want to get my teeth clean I mean dentist do with some machine ryt? Yeah that one. As my lower teeth are light yell...
Scalling doesn create gaps or loosen teeth. They remove only superficial stains n donot make your teeth pearly white. For more whitening you'll require teeth bleaching by dentist.
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