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Dr. Pooja

BDS

Dentist, Mumbai

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Dr. Pooja is a trusted Dentist in Santacruz East, Mumbai. Doctor is a BDS . Doctor is currently associated with Sona Hospital And Medical Centre in Santacruz East, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Pooja on Lybrate.com.

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Building 82, Sita Sadan, Vakola Bridge,Vakola, Landmark : Opposite Grand Hyatt Hotel.Mumbai Get Directions
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Sir everytime from my teeth blood will be coming out so please suggest medicine ?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Bleeding is due to inflammation in your gums caused due to poor oral hygiene. Medicines will not help you solve your problem. You need to have a clean up done and follow instructions given by your dentist to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I am suffering from bad breathe by brushing twice a day don't understand how can I treat it with home remedy or easy way?

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS (Implantologist)
Dentist, Bangalore
I am suffering from bad breathe by brushing twice a day don't understand how can I treat it with home remedy or easy ...
Hi Ms. lybrate-user, Bad breathe is a very common condition. There are many reasons for the problem of bad breath. It might be due to consumption of foods that emit a certain odour, or it may be due to systemic diseases that reflect as bad breathe in the oral cavity. Primary solution would be to go for around of Oral Prophylaxis and deep debridement with the dentist. Get a BANA test done to help the dentist diagnose the causative organism for the bad breath. Use a Cholorhedine Mouthwash (Dilute it with water) daily for better results. Regards
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My son is five months he has itching in gums can I use silicon teeth as its available online now days can we use that it is safe or not.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My son is five months he has itching in gums can I use silicon teeth as its available online now days can we use that...
Hi lybrate-user, the causes of itchy gums in children are: 1. Mild inflammation of gums 2. Accumulation of debris on teeth 3. Teeth pushing through gums the best home-remedy is to massage on your child's gums with a mix of mustard oil and salt twice daily for 1 or 2 days. It will sooth the gums. Hope that helps.

Can I wear braces for months then switch to a retainer for the rest of the time I needed?

BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist, Aligarh
Can I wear braces for months then switch to a retainer for the rest of the time I needed?
Dear, wearing braces or not will be decided by your treating dentist. But yes the usual procedure involves wearing of braces For teeth correction and later on wearing retainer For extended period....
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I am 21 years old I am facing a problem during night when I sleep I always grind my teeth during sleep so what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
You have to break this habit. It is an abnormal habit noted, or may be due to anger, stress which you expresses during night time unconsciously and lots of other reasons are there. Go for the night guard first, followed by the treatment (if required any) later on.
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. I have red and white spots inside my mouth on one side, I guess it is due to smoking, is it curable? Could I wait for its treatment till I start earning? Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hi. Red and white spots can be an indication of beginning of oral cancer. I would strongly suggest you to waste on time and get it immediately checked. Please do not waste time. It could be nothing but it's best to be sure.
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I did RCT 2 years back in upper left teeth (#24) but could not do capping, now the same teeth is paining again after seeing xray doc says the first RCT has completely filled the root so now tooth extraction is the only way. Is it so. I do not want to loose my teeth please hlp me can I go for re RCT.

MDS Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I did RCT 2 years back in upper left teeth (#24) but could not do capping, now the same teeth is paining again after ...
Yes doc a failed Root canal treated tooth may be salvaged at times by doing a re treatment provided its favourable means we need to look for the reason of failure. If it's just because if not putting a crown the reason may be leakage of the filling, this may be taken care off. But if there is any vertical fracture of the root than probably it might have to be pulled out. But it's difficult to comment until one examines the tooth clinically as well As radio graphically. Best regards
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Why use Sealants?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Why use Sealants?

Dental sealants are barriers that can protect one's teeth from developing cavities. Made out of plastic material, there are usually applied to the molars and premolars at the back of the mouth.

How are dental sealants applied?

  • The teeth on which the sealant is to be applied is cleaned properly and then dried. A solution containing acid is applied on the teeth to make the surface rough, as this helps the sealant bond well with the teeth.
  • Then the teeth are rinsed, following which they are dried. Finally, the sealant is applied. At times, a special light is used to make the sealant dry easily.

Reasons to use dental sealants:

  • The chewing surfaces of the teeth are aided by dental sealants. Sealants are thin coatings that are painted on those areas.
  • One main reason for using sealants would be that even though brushing and flossing can remove the food particles stuck in the grooves of the teeth, at times some particles may be left behind. Sealants can prevent this.
  • The sealant spreads over the enamel in the grooves of the teeth, acting as a shield. This prevents food particles from getting stuck in the pits and fissures of the teeth. When such food particles are stuck in the grooves of the teeth, cavities are likely to form. Applying sealants can prevent this.
  • Children, who are at a greater risk of developing cavities, are often advised to use dental sealants to prevent their teeth from decay and damage.
  • Adults whose teeth have suffered considerable decay may seek the help of sealants to protect them.
  • Adults who have had fillings done in their teeth cavities may also apply sealants in order to prevent any further damage in the near or distant future.
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frequently tongue was getting pain what I should do and getting lot of pain? Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Take some antibiotics and vitamin supplements. Apply dologel or mucopain ointment on tongue. Avoid any kind of oilly, spicy and junk food till complete recovery. Increase your water intake.
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I am getting new tooth now which is well known as knowledge teeth. The problem is the new teeth is getting infected actually that new tooth has not fully formed only half of the tooth has been grown. I cant able to brush that tooth at that place as my chin flesh covers inside for that tooth. What to do to stop infecting that tooth. Past I had undergone root canal and cement filling for other tooth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning or surgical removal procedures. You may consult me in person too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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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Itching sensation in gums indicates serious oral problems

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Itching sensation in gums indicates serious oral problems.
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I have cavity. Always the feeling gone away with some time. Should I go for feeling all the time. pls tell what to do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
If you have cavity you have to get it filled. Otherwise pulp will get involved and you may need rct. Avoid sticky and sweet food for cavity prevention brush regularly two times daily. Rinse your mouth after eating anything.
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Dental Cleaning: Why It Is Necessary?

BDS, MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Noida
Dental Cleaning: Why It Is Necessary?

Oral hygiene is a very critical issue which you should not neglect at any condition. Proper oral care helps your body in maintaining good overall health and also protects you from developing oral infections and diseases. For this purpose, regularly visiting your dentist is of paramount importance and additionally following his/her advice is also necessary. Dentists usually prescribe measures such as brushing your teeth twice daily, regular and frequent cleaning and dental flossing to ensure good oral health. Here are some benefits of dental cleaning which would surely motivate you to take good care of your teeth and gums.

1. Reduces risks of oral cancerOral cancer is a chronic condition of the teeth and the gums in general which can be fatal if left undiagnosed. To ensure proper screening of oral cancer, you should regularly visit your dentist for a dental cleaning.

2. Prevents gum diseases - Dentists are not only concerned about your teeth, in particular, they take care of your entire oral health. Thus, a dental cleaning minimizes your risk of suffering from any kind of gum related infections or diseases.

3. Brightens your smile - The dental cleaning procedure also ensures that you have a clean and a bright smile. It not only improves your external appearance but also gives you the necessary confidence to smile. It involves picking out of even the minutest particles of food that get stuck inside your teeth so that you can have a flawless smile to boast about.

4. Ensures easy diagnosis of oral problems - It also helps in the easy detection of any kind of mild infection or severe disease that is affecting your oral health. An early detection subsequently ensures timely treatment of your condition and hence a dental cleaning is required.

5. Prevent bad breathBad breath is also an oral condition and can be eliminated easily. Regular dental cleaning ensures that you have a pleasant breath by helping you maintain proper oral hygiene. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dentist.

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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Keeping your brush at a 45 degree angle while brushing so that the bristles do not hurt your gums.

Sir I have neck, back and head pain. What can I do? Sir some time my mouth is smelling even I brushed my teeth what can I do for it. Sir please send your suggestion My heart is biting so fastly even my blood pressure is normal.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Sir I have neck, back and head pain. What can I do? Sir some time my mouth is smelling even I brushed my teeth what c...
bad breath is associated with either intraoral or extraoral causes.... Deep carious lesions (dental decay) – which cause localized food impaction and stagnation Recent dental extraction sockets – fill with blood clot, and provide an ideal habitat for bacterial proliferation Interdental food packing – (food getting pushed down between teeth) - this can be caused by missing teeth, tilted, spaced or crowded teeth, or poorly contoured approximal dental fillings. Food debris becomes trapped, undergoes slow bacterial putrefaction and release of malodorous volatiles. Food packing can also cause a localized periodontal reaction, characterized by dental pain that is relieved by cleaning the area of food packing with interdental brush or floss. Acrylic dentures (plastic false teeth) – inadequate denture hygiene practises such as failing to clean and remove the prosthesis each night, may cause a malodour from the plastic itself or from the mouth as microbiota responds to the altered environment. The plastic is actually porous, and the fitting surface is usually irregular, sculpted to fit the edentulous oral anatomy. These factors predispose to bacterial and yeast retention, which is accompanied by a typical smell. Oral infections Oral ulceration Fasting Stress/anxiety Menstrual cycle – at mid cycle and during menstruation, increased breath VSC were reported in women. Smoking – Smoking is linked with periodontal disease, which is the second most common cause of oral malodor. Smoking also has many other negative effects on the mouth, from increased rates of dental decay to premalignant lesions and even oral cancer. Alcohol Volatile foodstuffs – e.g. onion, garlic, durian, cabbage, cauliflower and radish. Volatile foodstuffs may leave malodorous residues in the mouth, which are the subject to bacterial putrefaction and VSC release. However, volatile foodstuffs may also cause halitoisis via the blood borne halitosis mechanism. Medication – often medications can cause xerostomia (dry mouth) which results in increased microbial growth in the mouth.
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Taking a large number of medication often leads to a dry mouth

BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Taking a large number of medication often leads to a dry mouth
Taking a large number of medication often leads to a dry mouth. Increase your fluid intake or ask your dentist about an artificial saliva product or chew sugarless gum after a meal to keep your mouth moist.
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Whether broken tooth can lead to oral cancer? Enamel has changed colour.How to make it white again?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Yes chronic irritation by a sharp broken tooth can lead to oral cancer,and also infection from that tooth can pass to nearby spaces and can lead to ludwig angina. Which can lead to death. And yes enamel can be whitened by dental bleeching.
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How to remove yellow holes on teeth. And which paste I should use to clean my teeth.

BDS, FOI, MDS - Orthodontics, FPFA, Ph.D.
Dentist, Ahmedabad
How to remove yellow holes on teeth. And which paste I should use to clean my teeth.
Regular teeth cleaning / scalling is required. No tooth paste can remove yello holes. Contact dentist.
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I am 22 years boy and hve mouth ulcers from 10 years and I hve taking b-complex but it cure for some days after some days it would same as mouth ulcers so what I should now pls tell me a some suggestions and I hope you r resolving my problem.

BDS (Gold Medalist)
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 22 years boy and hve mouth ulcers from 10 years and I hve taking b-complex but it cure for some days after some ...
Dear Lybrate user, mouth ulcers most commonly occur due to stress. If they are recurring repeatedly, you should consult a general physician. Increasing water and fluid intake, maintaining good oral hygiene, avoiding spicy and fried food might help in curbing them to some extent.
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