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Dr. Poorvi Chothani

B.D.S., MDS

Dentist, Mumbai

9 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic
Dr. Poorvi Chothani B.D.S., MDS Dentist, Mumbai
9 Years Experience  ·  300 at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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Dr. Poorvi Chothani is a trusted Dentist in Kanakia Road, Mumbai. She has been a practicing Dentist for 9 years. She is a B.D.S., MDS. You can meet Dr. Poorvi Chothani personally at SMILE BAY DENTAL CENTRE in Kanakia Road, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Poorvi Chothani on Lybrate.com.

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B.D.S. - Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College Hospital, Navi Mumbai - 2007
MDS - Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental College Hospital, Pune - 2012
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Sir. I am suffering a lot from mouth ulcer. It's too painful what is the treatment for and y the mouth ulcers occurs.

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Dentist
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Sir. I am suffering a lot from mouth ulcer. It's too painful what is the treatment for and y the mouth ulcers occurs.
You shouldcut dowm spicy food .and have lot of liquid diet ,for medication you need to consult me on private consultation
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Sir I get a bad smell from my mouth bt I brush daily. Can you tell any alternative. Methods to solve my prblm.

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Sir I get a bad smell from my mouth bt I brush daily. Can you tell any alternative. Methods to solve my prblm.
Tae Belladonna 30C one dose now and then take Cosmos 30C 3 doses daily for 1 week. Repeat the same procedure next week too. Then you bad smell will be gone. And drink more and more water. Still if you have any query, then please ask. :) Take care. :)
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My mouth smells foul in spite of regular brushing. Kindly suggest some solution.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist
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My mouth smells foul in spite of regular brushing. Kindly suggest some solution.
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. You can come for a consultation (free of cost) in our clinic.

When ever I brush my teeth I always wanted to boomit and after I take my food also. What should I do to cured that.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
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When ever I brush my teeth I always wanted to boomit and after I take my food also. What should I do to cured that.
The vomit sensation you are talking about is known as Gag Reflex. It is a protective mechanism of the human body to avoid the entrance of any unwanted material down the throat. In your case, you are experiencing the reflex while brushing, that means your brushing pattern might be wrong. You are taking your brush to much deeper areas than required. Also, you might not be cleaning your tongue properly. Visit your dentist and ask him about some correct brushing patterns and start using a tongue cleaner. Whenever you experience gag try to focus on some other activity or object, such as your big toe. It diverts you and thus the gag stops. Avoid mouth breathing, that increases the gag. If the problem persists even after changing your brushing/cleaning pattern and avoiding mouth breathing there is more to it. Pay a visit to both your dentist and gasteroenterologist.

How to whiten my teeth?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist
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Hi, there are various method / products available to whiten teeth. The most effective is in-office whitening done by a dental professional. It's usually a one hour procedure in which whitening gel will apply to the teeth and activate by whitening light for 10 to 15 minutes. 2 or 3 such sessions may required.

Please give solution for flourosis ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
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Fluorosis present a variety of problems, therefore its solution can be better given after examination of affected teeth,

Hey I am 18 years old Long back, when I was around 4-5 years, my front tooth had a brownish yellow stain on it. I ended up covering it up wid a white paste kind of thing. But now after 13 years the paint seems to be wearing off, is it possible to reapply the paste?

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Hey I am 18 years old
Long back, when I was around 4-5 years, my front tooth had a brownish yellow stain on it. I end...
definitely. you can go to the dentist, ask for tooth colored filling. if it is a small defect, you can go for its polishing
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Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth

MDS - Periodontics
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Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth. Tooth pastes which contain flouride help in keeping the teeth healthy by reducing the risk of tooth decay.
Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth
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Sir muje teeth me bhaut pain hota h jis se me khana bi nahi kha pata hu. Ye kaise theek hoga?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
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Sir muje teeth me bhaut pain hota h jis se me khana bi nahi kha pata hu. Ye kaise theek hoga?
The type of treatment you have for toothache will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.

Dental Bleaching Is It a Requirement or a Craze?

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist
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How do your teeth become stained?
Teeth discoloration is generally caused by stain causing beverages. These include coffee, red wine, tea and some other hard drinks. Use of tobacco, excessive fluoride and dark colored berries may also cause staining of teeth.

Why do you need dental bleaching?
Our tooth is the hardest calcified substance, which mechanically helps us to break food particles into minute ones so that they are easily digestible by the body. They aid in our appearance. Hence, having white stain free teeth is a joy.

The concept of dental bleaching or teeth whitening
Dental bleaching or teeth whitening is a process of removing the stains from our teeth and to reveal them as milky white. There are 2 types of teeth whitening, whiten and non-whiten. Dental plaque, betel chewing, tobacco tar, drinking dark color liquids like coffee, tea are some reasons why our teeth get stained. The mineral structure of the tooth becomes phosphate deficient. The enamel layer gradually thins and gets perforated. Hence tooth whitening is required.

The dentist removes the eccentric stains as well as intrinsic stains using hydrogen peroxide. Carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide is available as bleaching strips, bleaching pen and as bleaching gel for tooth whitening. Laser tooth whitening technology is also used for this purpose. Increases in the sensitivity of the teeth, irritation in the gums are some of the side effects in teeth whitening process. This procedure of teeth whitening must be essentially done under medical supervision. This is not a one time job and may require more sittings with the doctor depending on the amount of stain in the teeth as well as the whiteners required.

Bleaching or teeth whitening is not recommended for the following people:
Children below the age of 16 should not undergo this procedure.
Individuals with sensitive gums and teeth should consult a dentist prior to using teeth whitening.

Whitening Procedures
Vital Whitening: It is performed on teeth that have live nerves. Here the gel is applied directly on the tooth surface.
Non Vital Whitening: This procedure is applied if the patient has undergone root canal treatment.

Is dental bleaching a requirement or just a craze?
Dental bleaching should not become a craze or mania because unhealthy obsession for extremely white teeth will lead to body dysmorphic disorder. This is a mental disorder in which a person cannot stop thinking about one or more perceived defects in his or her appearance.
Teeth whitening should be done only when necessary. People who have unrealistic expectations with:
1. dental bleaching should not opt for this procedure.
2. Also, bleaching or teeth whitening is not recommended for the following people:
3. Children below the age of 16 should not undergo this procedure.
4. Individuals with sensitive gums and teeth should consult a dentist prior to using teeth whitening.
Dental Bleaching Is It a Requirement or a Craze?
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Smells comes out from my mouth and nobody can want to talk. What I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
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Smells comes out from my mouth and nobody can want to talk. What I do?
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.

Sir I am facing a dental problem. I am use to brushing teeth daily despite that my mouth is smelling. Give me some suggestion.

BHMS
Homeopath
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Sir I am facing a dental problem. I am use to brushing teeth daily despite that my mouth is smelling. Give me some su...
Hi, for bad smell from mouth you should take Nux vomica 200, 5 drops , daily at night. Mix 10 drops of Zingiber Q in 1 glass of warm water and do gargles once daily. Chew fennel seed after having your meals. For dental problem consult a Dentist. Thank you. Revert me after 10 days.
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When i talk to my wife i am not able to bear the bad smell coming from her mouth. We have consulted the dentist they cleaned teeth but problem is same.Is this bad smell coming with mouth problem or any other. Give us good sollution

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist
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If after scaling smell is same then it could be due to deposition due to below gums.Smell is bcz of 3 resons 1 . Deposition over teeth ( which all ready cleaned by dentist?) 2.Deposition below gum and it's very deep ( that is clean by gum specialist called periodontist) 3.Due to lung problems.
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I feel sensitivity in my tooth right side jaw while eating anything sweet. I am 26yrs old. Wha home remedies n precautions can be done

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist
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If you have cavity you need to visit dentist because you need to take treatment. If general sensitivity you can use SHY NM tooth paste. First apply and leave it for 2 to 3 min then brush twice daily.

If a root stump mostly premolar upper is left for years is der ny chance of getting severe infection. Or condition like ludwigs angina.

BDS
Dentist
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If a root stump mostly premolar upper is left for years is der ny chance of getting severe infection. Or condition li...
Ludwigs angina happens if long standing dental infections are present in lower jaws. And yes if root stumps r left unremoved for long in upper jaw, can be a source of space infection which'll b similar to ludwigs angina. Get those root stumps removed at the earliest and if you're already suffering from swelling and space infections in relation to those root stumps, you need to visit an oral and maxillofacial surgeon immediately. Take care.
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I had root canal be for three years back and had cap on my molar jaw but from last 3 or 4 month there is a ulcer on the same gum of molar jaw, its not permanent sometime it becomes bigger sometime again smaller and I also do not feel any pain there. Please tell that is it a serious problem? Or can this harm My tooth? Suggest me what to do.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist
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I had root canal be for three years back and had cap on my molar jaw but from last 3 or 4 month there is a ulcer on t...
It appears the rct has failed remove cap get rct redone you may require epicoectomy or extraction of the offending tooth.

My teeth are getting yellow day by day . I smoke ciggarates . What should I do naturally to make my teeth white and gums healthier again.

BDS
Dentist
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My teeth are  getting yellow day by day . I smoke ciggarates . What should I do naturally to make my teeth white and ...
Stop smoking and get a scaling done by a dentist. Brush twice daily and rinse ypur mouth after every meal.
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5 Quick Tips For Healthy Mouths

PALS, MD, MBBS
Pediatrician
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Cavities and bad teeth are the most common complain of children around the world. It is never too early to start inculcating good dental habits in your child. You can begin even before your child has his or her first set of teeth. Begin by being a good example and taking care of your own teeth. Along with that, here are a few dental tips to keep a bright smile on your child's face.

Get a dental check up
Your child's first visit to the dentists should be when he is she is around a year old. Even if your little one only has two teeth by this time, the dentist will be able to take a look at how the child's teeth are developing. The first dental visit should be followed by regular checkups.

Check your water
Your child needs water with fluoride in it. This protects the teeth. Bottled water usually does not contain fluoride and hence should not be used to make the baby's formula or given to the baby. Additionally, ensure that the baby's mouth is cleaned of all milk residues, etc. before he or she goes to sleep.

Brush teeth
Once your child has his first set of teeth, it is time to teach him how to brush them. Ideally, teeth should be brushed twice a day for two minutes each. Use a soft bristled toothbrush for your baby with a smear of fluoridated toothpaste. Brushing your teeth with your child will give them an example to follow and make it easier for them to learn how to brush their teeth. You may introduce your child to flossing once they are 6 years old.

Avoid sugar
Candy and chocolate is the leading cause of cavities in children. Sugar releases acid that takes up to half an hour to be cleaned by saliva. Thus, frequent sugary snacks can leave your child's mouth acidic for longer and make it more susceptible to cavities and tooth decay.

Meal times
Maintaining regular mealtimes not only gives your baby a healthy lifestyle, but also affects their dental health. Instead of letting your child sip out of a sipper cup throughout the day, encourage him to drink a glass of juice in one sitting. Juice contains sugar and hence this has a similar effect to snacking in the day. When using a sipper cup also pay attention to the back of your child's upper front teeth. Since the sipper cup positions itself behind these teeth, this may be the first to show signs of tooth decay.
5 Quick Tips For Healthy Mouths
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I have a problem of recurrence canker sore. It usually happens every 30-60 days. Please advice.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
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I have a problem of recurrence canker sore. It usually happens every 30-60 days. Please advice.
CANKER SORES- HOME REMEDY TREATMENT They can be triggered by factors such as smoking, stress, trauma, or vitamin and mineral deficiencies. 1. Irritation from poor-fitting dentures, rough fillings, or braces can aggravate canker sores and should be treated by a dentist. 2. Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS): SLS, a component of most toothpastes, is a potential cause of canker sores. Try an SLS-free toothpaste for several months to see if such a change helps 3. Flossing teeth daily and brushing teeth and gums for at least two minutes two to three times daily may help prevent canker sores. 4. B vitamins ? B1, B2 and B6. Take a daily B complex. 5. Lactobacillus acidophilus: (Chew four Lactobacillus tablets three times per day to reduce soreness) 6. Chlorhexidine mouthwash used four times daily can speed healing of canker sores 7. Avoidance of certain kinds of food or beverages (e.g., spicy, acidic, sharp) that cause irritation to existing ulcers might help reduce discomfort. 8. Applying ice directly to ulcers for about ten minutes at a time might help reduce pain as well. 9. Canker Cover is a gel-like protective patch can be placed over ulcers. 10. Hydrogen peroxide might applied directly to ulcers and allowed to remain for about one minute at a time. Peroxides can be used up to four times daily for up to seven days, but more frequent or prolonged use might irritate the oral mucosa. 11. Salt water rinses (one to three teaspoons of table salt in four to eight ounces [120 to 240 mL] of water) or baking soda pastes may be tried to reduce discomfort. 12. Analgesics such as acetaminophen (T. Crocin) or T. ibuprofen daily (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, and allergy), might also help reduce pain with canker sores. 13. Herbal Aloe vera or lavender oil applied topically to ulcers might have some utility in reducing pain and healing time TREATMENT FOR CANKER SORES Prescription Medications We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. 14. Amlexanox 5% oral paste (Aphthasol), is an anti-inflammatory agent. 15. Sucralfate suspension 16. Topical corticosteroids have been shown to reduce pain from canker sores. Systemic corticosteroids may be useful for patients with more severe or frequently recurring cases. 17. Topical tetracycline regimens may be useful for reducing pain and duration of ulcers. The downside of topical antibiotics is that they might increase the risk of thrush. Oral doxycycline 20 mg twice daily may reduce ulcer recurrence.
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I have discoloration of teeth and teeth looking very ugly but I am doing continue brush and using suitable toothpaste for my teeth. What is the reason behind it?

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I have discoloration of teeth and teeth looking very ugly but I am doing continue brush and using suitable toothpaste...
Lybrate-user main reason behind discoloration is water then comes our diet. Keep low on junk n cokes to avoid stains.
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