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Dr. Piyush T Divekar

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Dr. Piyush T Divekar is a trusted Dentist in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Piyush T Divekar personally at Lalitha Dental Clinic in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Piyush T Divekar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Hello Doctor I have Dental problem, between my teeth gap is their and its not looking good while laughing due to this I am not enjoying party and groups. My age is 24 years and I want to doctor also nd they suggest me to put clip in teeth, but also told 2 teeth they will take out also. For that I want suggestion if I do this is it beneficial for me and will it create any problem in future for taking teeth out in this age? And if I do so. Then how long it will take to recover. Please suggest me what to do?

BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
Hello Doctor I have Dental problem, between my teeth gap is their and its not looking good while laughing due to this...
Hello you mentioned that you have gaps in your teeth. If the gaps are due to cavities, get them filled. But if you have been suggested ortho treatment, then it is not necessary that teeth have to be removed. If space is already present, then I do not see the need for removal until unless opposing teeth are posing a problem for their alignment. Please see an orthodontist/dentist to get full evaluation done. If the teeth has to be removed, the space created will be adjusted and closed by moving the teeth backwards. The healing of the sockets, if taken care properly is uneventful and usually heals in 5-10 days.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Avoiding sticky and chewy food while having braces on, as it might get stuck into the teeth and cause problems.

MDS-Pedodontist
Dentist, Greater Noida
Care for your Child's teeth!! The fact that you are reading this shows that you are committed to healthy and beautiful smiles for kids. As a parent you may have many questions so that you are able to take care of your child’s teeth.
Let us thank you for your efforts, and we assure you that your kids will be thankful to you in the future


BRUSHING- the WHEN & HOWs…?

You should start with cleaning your infant’s teeth with a wet wash cloth, however as your kid gets more teeth, you can start to use a soft children’s toothbrush. Brushing should be done in more circular motion covering both front and back side of all the teeth from gums towards teeth.

The TOOTHPASTE confusion? Your child may be at risk of too much fluoride intake, so your choice of toothpaste is simple yet essential. If using fluoridated toothpaste, use a small, pea-size amount of toothpaste, so that there is little danger for your child getting too much fluoride if he swallows it. The alternative off course is to use non-fluoridated toothpaste, until they are spitting the toothpaste out.

FLOSSING- simple yet effective tool ? Flossing is an important part of good oral hygiene. Your child should start flossing from the age of 3-4 years, but they likely won't be able to floss on their own, so your role will be to assist them. It should be encouraged at least once a day

FLUORIDE- the right balance ? Children begin to need supplemental fluoride by the age of six months. The additional requirement is dependent on child’s environment. If your kid is drinking tap water and you live in an area with the water is fluoridated, then he should be getting an adequate amount of fluoride. If he doesn't drink water much, or is drinking well water, un-fluoridated bottled water, then he may not be getting enough fluoride to keep his teeth healthy. Talk with your Pediatric Dentist for elaborate details about fluoride supplements in forms of gels and varnishes.

SEALENTS- Sealing the future cavity ? A sealant is a plastic material that provides a protective coating to the teeth, thereby acts as a barrier against plaque and bacteria from being present in the grooves and pits of the teeth. Molars can be hard to clean with all the grooves and are prone to developing cavities, so sealants can do wonders.

FIRST VISIT- the sooner the better…?
Common practice is that one may not visit a dentist unless your child has risk factors for having problems with teeth, such as sleeping with cup/bottle, teeth staining, thumb sucking, night pain etc. However, an early visit to the child dentist is a good way to learn proper about basics of oral hygiene at an early age.
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Sir, I regularly face problem with nose - my breathing is not normal, any time suddenly my nose gets blocked, suddenly becomes normal I think I have short breath, any ways to solve it?

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
Sir, I regularly face problem with nose - my breathing is not normal, any time suddenly my nose gets blocked, suddenl...
1. Avoid exposure to cold 2. Take bath with little warm water 3. Do steam inhalation regularly at least once a day 4. Warm salt water gargles daily 5 no cold water / cold drinks / ice creams and so on 6. No smoking 7. Wash hands after use of bath room and before and after eating food. 8 more warm liquids For medicine contact on private consultation Good luck.
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: I have a bad breath problem for past one decade so far I never had a treatment on bad breath. After brushing my teeth I would sense less bad breath for an hour, but it smells worst after some time. I need to know is it the problem of internal organ like kidney and liver disease or it may be a kind of cancer. I do not drink and smoke. And I need an permanent solution.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
: I have a bad breath problem for past one decade so far I never had a treatment on bad breath. After brushing my tee...
Hello, bad breath could be because of deposits on the teeth or food lodged in between your teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth twice daily, night brushing is very important. Floss regularly. Rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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Oral Health

BDS, PGDACR
Dentist, Udaipur
Oral Health

Tongue cleaning is as important as brushing and flossing. Use of a proper tongue scraper every morning will remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath.

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I want my teeth strong and fit. When I split after sleeping, blood coming from my mouth, some bad smell also coming. What should I do ?if I eaten any cold r hot substances my teeth feel like sensitive.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I want my teeth strong and fit. When I split after sleeping, blood coming from my mouth, some bad smell also coming. ...
Hi Madhu... There are some measures you may try... Brush twice with homoeopathic toothpaste heklalava Massage your gums with turmeric and salt twice daily Take vitamin C supplements And consult for proper homoeopathic treatment..
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I have huge gap in between teeth and my front teeth are big so I cannot smile properly in public.

MDS, Certified Implantologist, BDS, Certified Conscious Sedationist
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have huge gap in between teeth and my front teeth are big so I cannot smile properly in public.
There are many advanced conservative treatments are available for closing such gaps. If it is for aesthetic look purpose then you can get it done. Smile designing can be done with help of diagnostic mock models to redisgn your smile and close the gap.
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Brushing

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Brushing

Brushing twice a day keeps germs and dentist away.

Dental issue, I had cavity on my tooth, I sometime feel the pain, what should I do to minimize it.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Dental issue, I had cavity on my tooth, I sometime feel the pain, what should I do to minimize it.
Once there is a cavity/hole in your teeth, it can't b reversed bck to its good health by any home remedies. It requires definitive treatment n intervention by dentist like filling of tooth after cleaning the decay. If the decay is extensive, rct followed by capping'll b done.
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MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
The consumption of food which is difficult to chew during orthodontic treatment like hard and crunchy food should be avoided.

Sir I am suffering from bad breathing problem since from 1 month what should I do please recommend me best medicine so that I should cure my self from these problem.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Sir I am suffering from bad breathing problem since from 1 month what should I do please recommend me best medicine s...
Start brushing twice daily after meals, if still the smell persists, get deep cleaning done from a dentist.
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I have a gum problem always bleeding how will this problem be solved. please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a gum problem always bleeding how will this problem be solved. please help.
. 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 have pimples with pus in (prickly heat) hand, head, teeth. Problem occurs in every summer. Please advice some treatment.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have pimples with pus in (prickly heat) hand, head, teeth. Problem occurs in every summer. Please advice some treat...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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Three days back my baby hit me on my front tooth upon which I have undergone rootcanal 3 years back. Since yesterday I have severe pain in the root of that tooth and the adjacent tooth.(2-1 and 2-2) and one side of the face has swollen. Local dentists gave me antibiotics and pain killers. Is it the right procedure?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Three days back my baby hit me on my front tooth upon which I have undergone rootcanal 3 years back. Since yesterday ...
•If there is pain inside your root canal treated tooth, you may need re-root canal treatment or tooth extraction after proper investigations.
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My, teeth is yellowish but I don't take any type of, sekhar, guthka etc I only eat house made, food and some biscuits.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My, teeth is yellowish but I don't take any type of, sekhar, guthka etc I only eat house made, food and some biscuits.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. 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.
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Sir i have white spot at upper side of tonsil in my throat from last three months .

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Good evening , it is important that you should not delay the same and urgently have a good dental check up by a good dental surgeon specialist. Do take a second opinion by an ENT or a cancer specialist. The may decide to conduct some tests or investigations - if it comes negative we will be one of the happiest people celebrating your good results.
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My gums are swollen around wisdom tooth. I am not able to open my mouth, its paining alot. What to do please help me.

BDS
Dentist,
My gums are swollen around wisdom tooth. I am not able to open my mouth, its paining alot. What to do please help me.
Warm salt water gargle gel dentakind l for massage tab augmentin twice daily for three days and tab lorsaid p twice daily for three days.
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I want to put on a brace on my upper teeth. I'm confused about the cost of brace. Could anyone please tell me the cost of braces.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I want to put on a brace on my upper teeth. I'm confused about the cost of brace. Could anyone please tell me the cos...
Braces cost is different for all cases still charges are 30000 INR to 75000 INR, depands on material and technique use for treatment.
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Better Oral Health

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
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How to keep your mouth clean and maintain good oral health?

Hello friends I am doctor Sahil Singh. I am a general dentist practicing in DLF Phase 4, Super Mart 1 Gurgaon. Today I will tell you how to keep your mouth clean or how to keep a good oral health. Well everything starts with a healthy lifestyle.
1. We can start with a healthy diet. A diet should contain each and every part which is necessary, be it carbohydrate, be it fat, be it protein and yes most important part is roughage or the fiber. Roughage includes your salads your fruits, roughage helps you clean your teeth and your intestine both. So it has a dual effect, your teeth will be clean your intestine will be clean and overall health will improve.


2. Cleaning of your teeth. Cleaning your teeth refers to brushing, rinsing, using a mouthwash, flossing. We will start with brushing; brushing maximum two times a day which you can do. But the whole day you are eating, drinking something, snacking or whatever. At that time what you can do? At that time it is very important to clean your mouth by rinsing vigorously. You can also use a clean finger to rub against your teeth and the gums, which will massage the gums also, improve the blood circulation of the gums and yes it will remove the plaque or the food debris also. Secondly use of mouthwash, mouthwash should be used after breakfast or after your first meal. It should not be used after just brushing.

Brushing has already cleaned your teeth, so why mouthwash again? But yes the function of mouthwash starts after your first meal or after your breakfast. After having your breakfast you clean your mouth with clean water vigorously then use a mouthwash. Swish it around in the mouth for a minute then spit it out. After spitting the mouthwash do not rinse with water again, or do not eat anything for at least half an hour to 45 minutes.


3. Flossing. Flossing seems to be a difficult part and there are so many myths about it that it hurts your gums or it can damage your gums, but if it is done properly or a dentist can tell you how to do it, it is of great help. Because brushing cannot easily or completely remove whatever is stuck between the teeth and with age the use of flossing is very much necessary. Flossing helps you clean the interdental or the space between the two teeth, the food debris which is stuck between the two teeth can be easily removed with the help of flossing. So it keeps your mouth healthy, improves your gums health. Secondly nowadays apart from the thread or the nylon floss we have water flosses. Water flosses are for those people who don’t want to put more stress with their hands so they can use a water floss, it has a very strong jet of water which comes through a flosser and it will clean your mouth properly.


4. Professional Cleaner. This is something a dentist can only do. You should visit your dentist so that even if there is a problem we can detect it early or even if cleaning is required, at times because of the crowding or maligning teeth there are deposits which are initially food deposits then it becomes calculus which is hard deposit and only a dentist can clean . So cleaning is a very important aspect for maintaining a good oral hygiene. If not cleaning and if there is food debris in mouth it will start with so many diseases. Firstly the gum disease, you can have weak gums, you can have bleeding gums. Secondly you can have cavities; Thirdly you can have a bad odour or a bad breath which we call as halitosis.


So the start of any problem is the food debris which is present in the mouth which you have not cleaned or which you didn't get cleaned with a dentist. Friends if you need any other help consultation or treatment you can reach me at Lybrate.com.

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