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Dr. Prajakta

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Prajakta 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. Prajakta is one of the best Dentists in Borivali West, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Prajakta at Prabhu Dental Clinic in Borivali West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Prajakta and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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My teeth is alway bleeding and smell very bad when I am brushing my teeth it start bleeding. How can I get rid of it?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My teeth is alway bleeding and smell very bad when I am brushing my teeth it start bleeding. How can I get rid of it?
You have periodontitis. You need to go to a dentist and get scaling done immediately. Use warm saline rinses 4-5 times day for home remedy but still you will have to go meet a dentist.
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I am feeling pain in a tooth in the upper right side and that very tooth is very sensitive also. One tooth attached to this tooth is already unrooted. Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Kanchipuram
Please visit a dentist and take an x-ray. If the roots are good we can save that teeth by doing an RCT. Otherwise you have to go for extraction.
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What is the reason for gum swelling and what is the treatment. How can I maintain healthy gum.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Bangalore
What is the reason for gum swelling and what is the treatment. How can I maintain healthy gum.
Hello Mr. Lybrate-user reasons for gum swelling can be many ranging from poor maintainence of oral hygiene, systemic diseases such as diabetes, consumption of specific medications, pregnancy, habits such as smoking, mouth breathing etc. Maintainence of oral hygiene by proper brushing and flossing regularly would solve most of the problems related to gum swelling and if it still persists it would be apt to visit a dentist and get a thorough cleaning done.
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I am 33 year old i am suffering from ulcer and i am so lean how to improve my health and weight.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Take tab cobadex z once daily and increase fluid and fiber intake and revert back to me for further assistance.
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On my right side below cheek I got lyk an potato Actually one of my teeth is holed black black now my nerves r sensitive My question is I got lyk a small round tumor type below the gums it was big before 1 week Nw it is diminishing and still it is there since 1 week When I press that my bad teeth which is holed pains bt dat thing below my gum I hv no pain for that.

Pursuing MDS, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
On my right side below cheek I got lyk an potato
Actually one of my teeth is holed black black now my nerves r sensit...
I hope you don't blindly take medications before having a proper consultation with a dentist. It seems to be like an infection with origin from that decayed tooth. Antibiotics and pain killers will only be a temporary relief. You will have to go for the appropriate treatment. Share pics/xray for a detailed report.
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I have tooth pain for over 3 day. Already I am taking some medicine. But i'm not feeling good. So I want to know. What I do for this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have tooth pain for over 3 day. Already I am taking some medicine. But i'm not feeling good. So I want to know. Wha...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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Tongue blister/wound continue after grinding the sharp edges and taking bcomplex with zinc tab and hexigel cream still no relief. Any test to be done or any prob in future.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
It can b best decided on seeing you may send a picture as a thumb rule non healing ulcers a biopsy followed by histopathology should b done.
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First Aid For Common Tooth Injuries

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
First Aid For Common Tooth Injuries

A chipped or knocked out tooth can be a very painful condition. Tooth injuries are most often caused during a sports activity or when you take a nasty fall. And such accidents can hamper your general well-being, your ability to enjoy food, your appearance and your precious smile. 

Different types of tooth injuries:

  1. A minor chip: A minor tooth fracture usually involves chipping of the enamel only
  2. A major chip: A deeper fracture can involve chipping of both the enamel and the dentin of a tooth
  3. A serious fracture that exposes the nerve and blood vessels in the centre of the teeth
  4. A fully displaced teeth: Here the tooth is forced upward, downward or to the side
  5. A knocked off teeth: One that lands in your hand or shatters in the ground after impact
  6. Trauma injuries: A more serious accident that involves head, neck and facial trauma
  7. Wear and tear: Cavities or chewing and biting on hard objects like pencils, ice cubes, or hard chocolates can also lead to tooth injury 
  8. Fighting the fight: When 'I'll break your teeth' ceases to be an empty threat

How are tooth fractures treated?

Treatment depends on the extent of your fractures. A knocked out teeth can be re-implanted in many cases. A permanent tooth that is re-implanted within 30 minutes has the highest chance of success. Here's what you can do to save your tooth:

  1. Collect your broken tooth: Carefully collect the tooth fragments to not cause any additional damage which may prevent re-implantation. Avoid touching the root part of the tooth. Wash it gently in lukewarm water and keep it in a small bowl of milk. Avoid scrubbing or scraping to remove dirt. 
  2. Reinsert your teeth if possible: Once you rinse your teeth, try to reinsert your teeth in the cavity. This may be a painful exercise, so proceed only if you think you can bear through it. You can store it between your cheek and gum to prevent drying or in a bowl of whole milk.
  3. Take care of yourself: If there is bleeding, give your mouth a good rinse to clear off the blood that is blocking the view. Identify the source of bleeding and press in with a sterile gauze or cloth. 
  4. Give yourself a treat: This is a great way to get your mind off the pain and works wonders for children. Treat yourself with an ice lolly/ frozen pop to ease out the pain. If there is any cut on your gums or lips, another equally tasty home remedy is to cover it with sugar which will temporarily stop the bleeding and the sweetness will help you to forget the pain for the time being. 
  5. Go to a dentist: Even if it is a minor chip, it is always advisable to see a dentist, as the cut may be sharp and can eventually end up hurting your tongue. 

Your teeth need to last your lifetime, so take good care of them, especially when faced with an injury.

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I have my healthy teeth before but now its become discolour. So I thought of having washup my tooth. So is it gud to have wash up. Does it have any side effect or anything.{please reply my answer} .

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I have my healthy teeth before but now its become discolour. So I thought of having washup my tooth. So is it gud to ...
Cleaning your teeth professionally has no side effects at all. You can go ahead and get your discolored teeth turned into bright smiling ones.
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Sir I am 5th class govt civil contractor. I chewing gutkha last five year now I facing some problem in my mouth. First of all I going to quit my gutkha habit 100% for my girl child. The problem I am facing is when I sleep at night some kind of very small current you can say jhanjhnahat come from my leg to my head and I woke very fast. I feel if I not woke up, my mouth close tight automatically, I feel some pressure try to close my mouth so dat tym I scare very much and I eat anything from fridge and try to distract my mind from my body. At dat tym when I woke by this problem I feel very week. I want to live I quit my bad habit 100%. I am in very tense and stress I think I am suffering frm cancer. Pls guide me from which govt cancer hospital I hv to go or I start my checkup with normal medicine doctor. I know I did vry big mistake to chewing gutka but know I want to live for my family pls give me your bless by giving your lyfsaver advise. Thankyou.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir  I am 5th class govt civil contractor. I chewing gutkha last five year now I facing some problem in my mouth. Fir...
Hello sir, Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF). Kindly consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of OSMF .Advise full mouth opening, ballooning exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. Wrap 25 to 30 ice-cream sticks, make a bundle, put it between upper & lower front teeth for 15 minutes thrice a day increase 1 sticks each day. As for now advice T.SM fibre-30nos, once a day for a month, C. Becosules 5 cap (enriched with Vitamin A, Vitamin B & Vitamin E specifically), for five days in the morning after meals. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
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Hi I'm a male please suggest me or give some tips how to brush my teeth which position how to brush which position or which side please help me out how to brush which position to brush.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi I'm a male please suggest me or give some tips how to brush my teeth which position how to brush which position or...
Up & down short vertical strokes with circular and sweeping motion for 2-3 minutes. Use ultra-soft bristled tooth brush.Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Rajnandgaon
Massaging your gums daily with eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth will increase the blood activation and will keep your gums healthy and safe.
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My tooth has problem of sensitivity 6 months ago, I used the calgate anti salt, the problem was solved but my layer of tooth is very thick,

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My tooth has problem of sensitivity 6 months ago, I used the calgate anti salt, the problem was solved but my layer o...
you can use senquel f (dr reddy) tooth paste for sensitivity..apply over affected tooth for a period of 3 to 5 minutes.. and brush with same paste for one month minimum.. hopefully senstivity will subside.. if it still persists.. then my only advise would be that you get yourself checked by dentist...
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My teeth are yellowish please suggest what to do for getting white as well as my teeth has space between two teeth. Kindly let me know what is the remides for the same.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth are yellowish please suggest what to do for getting white as well as my teeth has space between two teeth. K...
Hi for yellow teeth you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening. Modern day dentistry allows you to fill small gaps between teeth by procedure called dental bonding. If you can send some pictures of your teeth then we are in better position to comment.
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I am having salivary stone under my tongue since 6 months. My left portion of the jaw under the stone pains when touched. What to do?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
I am having salivary stone under my tongue since 6 months. My left portion of the jaw under the stone pains when touc...
Mr. Lybrate-user, it will be best if you get this stone removed. You may have to consult the local oral surgeon for the same. But this stone can become a source of external infection if you don't get it removed at the earliest.
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What Causes Tooth Decay ?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
What Causes Tooth Decay ?

What causes tooth decay?

Bacteria and food can cause tooth decay. A clear, sticky substance called plaque is always forming on your teeth and gums. Plaque contains bacteria that feed on the sugars in the food you eat.

As the bacteria feed, they make acids. The acids attack the teeth for 20 minutes or more after you eat. Over time, these acids destroy tooth enamel, causing tooth decay.

Things that make you more likely to have tooth decay include:

- Not brushing and flossing your teeth regularly and not seeing a dentist for checkups and cleanings.
- Eating foods that are high in sugar and other carbohydrates, which feed the bacteria in your mouth.
- Not getting enough fluoride. Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay by making teeth more resistant to acids produced by plaque.
- Not having enough saliva. Saliva washes away food and harmful sugars, so it helps protect your teeth from decay. A dry mouth may be caused by a condition such as xerostomia or sjögren's syndrome, by taking certain medicines, or by breathing through your mouth. Older adults are more likely to have a dry mouth.
- Having diabetes.
- Smoking
- Chewing tobacco.

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I am 30 years old. I have a problem while eating spicy food. Burning sensation or feeling around wisdom teeth area. Rest of the area in the month is fine. Please suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 30 years old. I have a problem while eating spicy food. Burning sensation or feeling around wisdom teeth area. R...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. 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 problem in my teeth some time bleeding in my teeth automatically. What I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have problem in my teeth 
some time bleeding in my teeth automatically. What  I do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. 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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Hi, I am geting very minor pain and then some blood tarces from my canine tooth (both in upper section) mostly in mornings. Its there from almost an year and occurcs twice or thrice in a month.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
There could be deep gum pocket in your canine area which bleeds so you should get scaling (cleaning done by dentist ) done and maintain hygiene afterwards and you would be ok.
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I am 20 years old male. My tooth are not in order and i am deciding to have a tooth clip. Will this one make my tooth set?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 20 years old male. My tooth are not in order and i am deciding to have a tooth clip. Will this one make my tooth...
Yes. Braces/orthodontic treatment is the best way to get your teeth aligned. The teeth will definitely come in order.
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