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Dr. Pooja Chauhan

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Pooja Chauhan 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. Pooja Chauhan is an experienced Dentist in Santacruz West, Mumbai. She is currently practising at Snazzy Smiles in Santacruz West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Pooja Chauhan on Lybrate.com.

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How to Brush Your Teeth

PGDRH, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
How to Brush Your Teeth
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Use a good toothbrush. Choose a toothbrush with soft nylon bristles. This must effectively remove plaque and debris from your teeth, without irritating the gums or eroding tooth enamel like hard bristled brushes can do when used with sideways action. The toothbrush should also fit comfortably in your hand, and have a head small enough to easily reach all of your teeth, especially the ones at the back. If you have difficulty fitting the toothbrush into your mouth, it is probably too big.[3]
Electric toothbrushes are a great choice if you are a lazy brusher and think that the electric toothbrush might encourage you to spend more time on your teeth. However, you can do just as good of a job with a manual toothbrush -- it's all in the technique.
You should definitely avoid toothbrushes with" natural" bristles made from animal hair as these can harbor bacteria.

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Replace your toothbrush regularly. The bristles will wear out over time, losing their flexibility and effectiveness. You should get a new one every 3 to 4 months, or as soon as the bristles start to splay out and lose their shape. Visual inspection of the toothbrush is more important than the actual timeline. You can also buy toothbrushes nowadays whose handles will change color when its time to get a new one.
Research has found that thousands of microbes call toothbrush bristles and handles" home" and can cause infections.
Always rinse your brush after using it, and store it upright and uncovered so that it can dry before your next use. Otherwise bacteria will grow.
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Use a fluoride toothpaste. It not only helps remove plaque, it also helps strengthen tooth enamel.[6] however, it's important to note that fluoride toothpaste is not to be swallowed, as ingesting too much can have serious health consequences. It should not be used for children under the age of 3.
You can get toothpastes to target a wide variety of dental and gum problems, including cavities, tartar, sensitive teeth and gums, gingivitis and stained teeth. Opt for the one that suits your best or ask your dentist or hygienist for advice.
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Use dental floss. Flossing your teeth is just as important as brushing, as it removes built up plaque, bacteria and food particles that get trapped between the teeth and which soft floppy toothbrush bristles can't reach even when used with up/down natural motion. You should always floss before brushing your teeth so that any food or bacteria that comes loose during flossing doesn't remain in your mouth.
Remember to floss gently. Don't" snap" the floss between the teeth as this can irritate sensitive gums. Ease it down gently, following the curve of each tooth.
If you find dental floss awkward to use or you have braces, look for dental picks instead. These are small wooden or plastic sticks which you can insert between teeth, achieving the same results as flossing if spaces are large enough.

I have a bad tooth problem and my tooth is full of cavities it smel so bad i'm not able to eat chicken or other hard stuff what can be done with my entire tooth and how will it be cost me to have a good breath free tooth and white.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
cost of the treatment varies among cities, dentist experience, difficulty of treatment. yes after proper treatment you can eat most of the eatables.
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I have dental problem. What type of food should perfect for me? Is soft or freeze food harm for my teeth? Please help me I really facing this type of problems too much. Thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have dental problem. What type of food should perfect for me? Is soft or freeze food harm for my teeth? Please help...
If the problem is for few days only I will suggest you to eat crushed foods which can be swallowed directly
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I am 22 years old. My wisdom teeth is not growing properly. What should I do? Should I remove it at not. Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Wisdom tooth erupts between the age of 17 and 25..and sum times its even seen erupting beyond this age..give it some time to come out fully ..If it's causing you pain and swelling every now and then ..It is advised that you remove the tooth ..
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I am having a sensitive tooth problem since 3 weeks. Should I use a sensitive toothpaste?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am having a sensitive tooth problem since 3 weeks. Should I use a sensitive toothpaste?
Yes you can use ra thermoseal or any other sensitivity tooth paste but I would advice you to visit your dentist to find out the main cause behind sensitivity. Coz there might be caries or decay and if there is any decay, you should get it treated for permanent relief.
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My teeth have very much pain and my mouth internally so pain full problems . Plzz give any real solution for my Maude.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My teeth have very much pain and my mouth internally so pain full problems .
Plzz give any real solution for my Maude.
If cavity get it filled by a dentist you may require rct and cap but if full mouth pain you may send a pic of inside mouth.
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My teeth are getting yellowish especially the canines. Help me to get rid out of this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth are getting yellowish especially the canines. Help me to get rid out of this.
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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My teeth's turn black if I don't paste for few days please suggest something that can help me out.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth's turn black if I don't paste for few days please suggest something that can help me out.
All individuals requires scaling (cleaning) to be done atleast once in 6 months to maintain our oral hygiene clean. Our toothbrush is not much finely designed to clean all the plaque and calculi in the interdental areas of the teeth, which is the area where most of the calculus accumulate much and has to be removed regularly using scalers by the dentist.
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I want my teeth shine like star but by doing only colgate it is impossible. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I want my teeth shine like star but by doing only colgate it is impossible. What should I do?
Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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My mouth smell when I sleep in night and get disturbed by it. Before I completed my sleep I have to get up and brush my teeth what to do it.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
My mouth smell when I sleep in night and get disturbed by it. Before I completed my sleep I have to get up and brush ...
Dear lybrate-user, plaque build up and calulus deposits is the most common cause of bad breath/halitosis. If such is the case you need to get cleaning of teeth/oral prophylaxis done in a dental clinic. After that you have to do regular oral hygiene maintenance. Brush after every meal and use mouthwashes to prevent bad breath.
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I am always hassle for my tooth. When ever I eat any fibrous food stuck in my tooth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am always hassle for my tooth. When ever I eat any fibrous food stuck in my tooth.
. 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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I am frequently suffering with canker sores since many years irrespective of the season. Please help me how to get rid of this and is there any side affects to my health due to canker sores?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am frequently suffering with canker sores since many years irrespective of the season. Please help me how to get ri...
U may take a cap of BNC daily, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, local application of metrogyl gel, drink plenty of water, add fibre to ur diet banana , vegetables r rich in that, take two table spoon of isabagol husk at night. Hurry n worry increase this problem avoid that , ladies may have this problem more during periods When in pain u may not b able to brush well
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I'm figuring from teeth gums pain Whenever I brush on my teeth that blood blowing my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I'm figuring from teeth gums pain
Whenever I brush on my teeth that blood blowing my teeth.
Irregular brushing technique with worn out tooth brush will certainly cause the gums to bleed. Bleeding is also due to infected & swollen gums. Advise investigation (OPG x-ray) with clinical examination for the treatment to check for bone loss & pockets. Adv. Artificial enamel filling, deep cleaning or surgical curettage, a 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.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Chewing food from the unaffected side is preferable.

I am aged 65. I have lost 11 teeth.I want to know is there any treatment to fix ceramic teeth permanently without remove them often.How much it costs approx.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
We do at very much affordable costs with life warranty for implants,and we have very good reviews and reputation in Implants , for costs you can check up the website address given below http://www.Dhanwanthdentalcare.Com/Implants/cost-implants_in_chennai.Html
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My age is 39 yrs old. all teeth are aching after removing a molar tooth please advise suitable medicines.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello sir, kindly let me know how many days back molar tooth was removed, if the removal was done normal or surgical. Sometimes post extraction pain persists if the procedure was traumatic. So as of now pain killers and warm saline mouth rinse would be helpful.
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I am 25 years old male. There is a gap between my teeths I want to fillip the gap so what should I do tell me what the surgery required how much cost.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 25 years old male. There is a gap between my teeths I want to fillip the gap so what should I do tell me what th...
You dont require surgery. You have to go for orthodontic (wire & braces) treatment. Visit to a dentist for detail.
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I have mouth ulcer continuously for the last two months .when one is cured, the other one erupts.| am taking Statin tablets now.|ട it due to my medicines or due to some other reasons? PI. Advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Statin can contribute to ulceration. 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. Youo can meet me in person.
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Dental Tips

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Dental Tips

Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease which occurs because of the inflammation of the gums. It can easily be reversed with daily brushing and flossing and getting dental cleaning done regularly.

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Is eating chewing bad for my health. I prefer happy dent. Two tabs a day mostly after meals. I have heard that eating chewing gums uses up your digestive enzymes which have a limited production during our lifetime.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Is eating chewing bad for my health.
I prefer happy dent.
Two tabs a day mostly after meals.
I have heard that eating...
Salivary glands produces its enzymes continuously during lifetime and chewing happy dent will not harm it.
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