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Dr. Poonam Punjabi

BDS

Dentist, Mumbai

7 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Dr. Poonam Punjabi BDS Dentist, Mumbai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Poonam Punjabi is a trusted Dentist in Trombay, Mumbai. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 7 years. He is a qualified BDS . You can consult Dr. Poonam Punjabi at Dental Krafts in Trombay, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Poonam Punjabi on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences (DU), - 2010
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I usually get ulcer in my mouth. I have tried all types of medicine and gel but did not worked! what should I do?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I usually get ulcer in my mouth. I have tried all types of medicine and gel but did not worked! what should I do?
you need to find out reason for these mouth ulcers .take multivitamins tablets and avoid spicy food. keep your stomach fit. reduce stress level
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MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Just as we need to save money on a daily basis to get a good account balance at the end of the year.We also need to take care of our teeth and our health on a daily basis.For a long and healthy life !

There are two tablets for toothache - enzoflam and zintec suggested by doctor. My question is - I was supposed to take 1 tablet after meal and another one before meal and I have forgotten which one is to be taken when. Please answer my question as soon as possible.

BHMS
Homeopath, Howrah
There are two tablets for toothache - enzoflam and zintec suggested by doctor. My question is - I was supposed to tak...
zintac is antacid, it is to be taken on empty stomach and second one is painkiller which is taken after food.
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I have a ulcer problem. yesterday I had headache and fever. What medicine do I have to take?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have a ulcer problem. yesterday I had headache and fever. What medicine do I have to take?
Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take 'Becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief..
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I fill sensitivity in my end teeth upper portion. Pl. Suggest the possibility and their treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Indore
I fill sensitivity in my end teeth upper portion. Pl. Suggest the possibility and their treatment.
Hello lybrate-user, Sensitivity is a problem where there three layers of a tooth namely enamel, dentin and pulp. Sensitivity is due to enamel damage so to get your enamel repaired use colgate enamel pro relief this will have a good result. If further sensitivity persists after the usage of the paste then report to your nereby dentist. THANKYOU
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Common Mistakes People Do In Dental Care

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Common Mistakes People Do In Dental Care

"Common mistakes People Do in Dental Care "

1. Regular Check-ups: Check-up is utmost important part of dental treatment , even if you do not find any usual finding in your mouth you have to  go for  annual check -ups to your Dentist.It is  mandatory to take preventive measure before hand .So ,from next time do not wait for caries pain,sensitivity develop in  your teeth ,just visit to your dentist for a general check up.

2. Follow ups: Follow up is always mandatory in between and after your treatment .Whatever is the treatment ,it is necessary to visit to a doctor if he/she mention that you have to come for follow up.Specialy after your surgery, extraction(teeth removal),Root canal etc .You find everything is done ,treatment is over and didn’t find time to visit again to your dentist ,but you have to understand this that any healing will take time and it is a normal biological process. So from next time ,don’t miss appointments and a  follow up after your treatment too.

3. Self Medication: Strict No-No .I have seen lot of people that they take medicine on their own ,without seeing a dentist /physician .See, every drug has side effects ,if you are taking for a longer time without asking to your doctor .Even if you had old prescription of a doctor ,don’t take any medicine without consulting to your Dentist/Physician. So next time ,if you find anything abnormal or find pain ,swelling  in your teeth  ,just consult your Dentist as soon as possible .

 4. Proper Tooth Brushing: For proper dental care, be sure to brush gently two or three times per day each for two to three minutes, using long, horizontally angled strokes. Waiting too long between tooth brushing can cause harmful bacteria and plaque to develop. However, do not brush too often, which can lead to exposure of the roots, or brush too aggressively, which can cause erosion of the tooth enamel.Discard your toothbrush every 3 months or else if its bristles torn out.

Not using the correct tooth brushing technique is another common dental care mistake. According to family dentistry experts, the best technique is the thorough brushing of every tooth. Thoroughly brushing the inner surfaces of the teeth is important, but many skip that step, which can cause issues to show up at the next visit to their family dentistry office.

5. A Dental Floss and a Antiseptic Mouthwash: Also a necessary additionally with the two times brushing. Food accumulates in between teeth and a major  cause too for developing dental caries in between two teeth and also it inflamed your gums  and sometimes lead to pockets and Gingival and Periodontal problems .So for a healthy teeth and gums ,use a dental floss/interdental brushes  to keep  the area clean in between teeth and gargle with the mouthwash once daily before bedtime .

6. Chomping on Tooth Destroyers: A lot of food items and beverages may cause destructions of enamel of your teeth if you are addicted to them .Don’t brush just after having an acidic beverages ,wait for some time than brush your teeth as it will cause more destruction of enamel of your teeth. Everyone has" sweet tooth "so watch your portion of sweets and candies you are taking on daily basis ,it is advisable not to have these items (choclates,chips,candies,soda,cola etc ) on daily basis .So restrict them or if not possible for children ,than give them only in one day in a week (Sundays)

7. Eat vegetables and fruits: Lots of vitamin is needed for your health of your teeth and gums  ,so make sure the green vegetables and fruits are in part of your daily diet.Drink atleast 4-5 litres water per day.

8. Any Unusual Habits like Tobacoo use: Along with all of the other health care issues caused by tobacco, smoking or using other tobacco products can also increase your chances of developing gum disease and experiencing rapid bone loss around your teeth.

9. Tooth trauma: Clenching teeth, chewing ice, or gnawing on pencils can put excess pressure on your teeth and wear away tooth enamel. If you grind your teeth unconsciously – especially at night, your dentist can create a customized mouth guard for you to wear at night. In addition, you should wear a mouth guard when playing contact sports to lessen your risk of broken or cracked teeth if you experience a severe blow to your face, and also when swimming to decrease your teeth’s exposure to chlorine, which can erode and stain tooth enamel.

10. Lack of Vitamin C: Vitamin C is important for the health of your gum tissue and should be      consumed daily. People who consume less that 180 g daily are 25% more likely to develop gum disease.

Lack of calcium – Calcium is known for its ability to strengthen bones. In fact, people who consume at least 800 mg a day are less likely to develop severe gum disease. While calcium can be found in foods like cheese, yogurt, and milk, you should still consider calcium supplements to help strengthen your teeth and bones.

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While I drink something hot like tea and after sometime I drink water it feels like my teeth are panning.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
While I drink something hot like tea and after sometime I drink water it feels like my teeth are panning.
Hello. Tooth sensitivity — also known as dentin hypersensitivity — affects the tooth or exposed root surfaces. This occurs when the enamel that protects our teeth gets thinner, or when gum recession occurs, exposing the underlying surface, the dentin, thus, reducing the protection the enamel and gums provide to the tooth and root. If hot, cold, sweet or very acidic foods and drinks, or breathing in cold air, makes your teeth or a tooth sensitive or painful then you may have sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity can come and go over time. Causes: There are many causes of tooth sensitivity, including: Worn tooth enamel from using a hard toothbrush or brushing too aggressively Tooth erosion due to highly acidic foods and beverages Tooth erosion due to bulimia or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) Gum recession that leaves your root surface exposed There are several conditions which can cause pain, but which are not tooth sensitivity: Dental caries A cracked or chipped tooth Grinding or clenching the teeth Leakage around restorations External tooth bleaching Management: Proper oral hygiene is the key to preventing gums from receding and causing sensitive-tooth pain. If you brush your teeth incorrectly, or over-brush, your gums may become sensitive. Brushing properly twice daily for 2 minutes with toothpaste that does not have high levels of abrasives, and flossing once a day, can help reduce the chance of tooth sensitivity. A diet low in acidic foods (tomatoes, pickles, tea, citrus fruits) and drinks also helps prevent tooth sensitivity. Treatment: Apply Plantago Q/ few drops on cotton swab, place it on the affected teeth and press it tightly, do it thrice a day. Orally, take Mag. Phos. 6x/ after every 2 hours. Do visit a dentist for proper diagnosis, share the reports with me. In case possible, will help you in treating your problem.
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Is oral submucous fibrosis a lesion or a condition? How much percent chance has it to develop into oral cancer? Are there any permanent cures? Or preventive remedies?

Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Mohali
It is a condition. It has 1 percent chance of developing into oral cancer. If the patch is small you can get it surgically excised if not just keep a watchful eye on it. Preventive measures-treat an infected tooth near the lesion, decrease smoking, paan and alcohol.
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Hi, I have irregular teeth like gaping among teeth. So what I do for this. I want it should be regular and equally all.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Hi,
I have irregular teeth like gaping among teeth. So what I do for this. I want it should be regular and equally all.
You will hav to undergo orthodontic treatment in which the dentist will make your teeth regular by using braces, the duration & cost of the treatment varies as per the case.
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I am 32 years old, my question is that I have been feeling acidity in the mouth, have gone to doctor for checkup, he said is ulcer, then gave medication for ulcer, but still I feel the same, please advise.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Acidic feeling in the mouth can be due to acid reflux problem .There are some medicines for ulcer which are Combination of 2 or 3 antibiotics along with antacids.Treatment is long .Once your stomach problem will be solved and ulcer will heal, acidic feeling in mouth will disappear.
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16 year old girl cut me on my finger by teeth after cutting bleeding and afte one hour no bleeding.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
16 year old girl cut me on my finger by teeth after cutting bleeding and afte one hour no bleeding.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment.
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Orthodontic Treatment

M.D.S, B.D.S.
Dentist, Katihar
Orthodontic Treatment

Pyria is one of the cause of bad smelling. It may be due to irregular teeth placement in the oral cavity.

Visit you nearest orthodontist.

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I'm 21 years old. I'm getting frequent mouth ulcers. For the past 6 years. I have taken several medication, but none worked. Doctors say this is due to vitamin b deficiency. I've taken vitamin b12 too didn't work. Can you help me with this?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I'm 21 years old. I'm getting frequent mouth ulcers. For the past 6 years. I have taken several medication, but none ...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, along with c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. 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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I have teeth pain. I take many kinds of medical treatment but no relif, sir what can I do to remove pain.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have teeth pain. I take many kinds of medical treatment but no relif, sir what can I do to remove pain.
Painkiller are a temporary solution. If your teeth is paining, it can be due to decay which has reached the nerve endings. Get your teeth x-rayed to determine the extent of damage done by the decay. Depending on it, you might require rct or removal of teeth.
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I am suffering from this infection on my lips, this occurs in every 6 months interval around mouth area. They're kind of ulcers, I need to get rid of this completely. I think its called "cold sores"

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
HOME REMEDY 1. Apply glycerine 2. Drink milk and ensure that you don’t drink immediately maintain some milk over the ulcer area. 3. ALOCLARE MOUTHWASH 4.Gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. 5.Honey 6.Tulsi7.Poppy Seeds Poppy seeds – khus-khus in Hindi 8.Liquorice Called mulethi in Hindi, adhimadhuram in Tamil, 9.Ghee 10.Drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. 11.Castor oil also has wonderful cooling property; apply a little oil to your scalp and the soles of the feet, allow the oil to soak in for a few hours and then wash with warm water.
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Most of the toothpaste contain fluorine which is necessary to the teeth but at the same time it has some side effect so what can we do for that and which toothpaste is recommended by most of the dentist.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Most of the toothpaste contain fluorine which is necessary to the teeth but at the same time it has some side effect ...
Flouride in a proper amount is necessary for teeth. All toothpaste are okay. It's better to improve brushing technique. Visit a dentist and ask how to brush.
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I am 40 year old, I have met an accident before 18 months my front teeth were got hit, after that gone through route canal treatment twice but still feeling pain too much.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
You can certainly get a re root canal treatment with periapical surgery done to save the tooth. For specific details, consult.
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I am suffering from tooth decay how can I keep my tooth strong and protect from cavities.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am suffering from tooth decay  how can I keep my tooth strong  and protect from cavities.
If there is tooth decay you should get it filled as early as possible to avoid further more pain and infection. For further prevention you should follow some routnes. -brush regularly two times daily with soft bristle toothbrush. - rinse your mouth after each meal. - floss your tooth to prevent food impaction. - avoid sticky and sweetened food. - avoid alcohol tobacco products and smoking. - visit a dentist regularly every 6 months.
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I am suffering from dental problem. An extra tooth becoming my problem which I saw suddenly started growing at the end of my teeth n gum and thats why the tooth before that started isolated from gum and blood is coming from there. How can I recover my gum n stop blood?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from dental problem. An extra tooth becoming my problem which I saw suddenly started growing at the en...
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floslybrate-usereyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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Sir mai 40 years ka hu maine 15 years tak gutkha (with tobacco) khaya hai. Past 4 years se bilkul chhor diya hai. Lekin mera mouth abi bi kam khulta hai, sirf 2 fingers jati hai. Pls iska upchaar batain. Thanks.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Sir mai 40 years ka hu maine 15 years tak gutkha (with tobacco) khaya hai. Past 4 years se bilkul chhor diya hai. Lek...
Hello lybrate-user. Habit of chewing tobacco products leads to submucous fibrosis which results in burning mouth, inability to open mouth. You need to go for intraoral injections which increases your mouth opening and practice mouth opening exercises daily. See a dentist soon and get the needful done.
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