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Dr. Prajakta Maloo

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Prajakta Maloo Dentist, Mumbai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Prajakta Maloo is a trusted Dentist in Andheri West, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Prajakta Maloo personally at Dr Prajakta Dental Clinic in Andheri West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Prajakta Maloo on Lybrate.com.

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I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments?

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I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments?
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.
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I am suffering with bad breath from long time even I follow good oral hygiene, sir please give me suggestion to control bad breath.

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I am suffering with bad breath from long time even I follow good oral hygiene, sir please give me suggestion to contr...
Bad breath can be due to many reasons like food and hereditary so after getting the cleaning of teeth also you have than you need to consult a periodontist.

In my teeth some problem is there pyria doses, can you tell me how to recover that doses.

oral implantology, BDS
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In my teeth some problem is there pyria doses, can you tell me how to recover that doses.
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day. if the teeth have mobility go for flap therapy

Hi from few days I am feeling sensitivity in both the sides of my tooth's specially when I eat sweet I consulted dentist he gave me tablets but it znt working well. What should I do?

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Hi from few days I am feeling sensitivity in both the sides of my tooth's specially when I eat sweet I consulted dent...
Hi lybrate-user. Sorry to know your suffering sensitive teeth tooth has a layer on the top called enamel which is a protective layer preventing leakage into the layers beneath this. The next layer below this enamel is called dentine, which is a very sensitive layer. So when you say your tooth is sensitive which means that your enamel is probably missing in few areas or thin in few areas exposing the second layer which is a sensitive layer. There are few toothpastes available in the market which combat sensitive teeth. It works for few individuals. However meet your dentist to actually diagnose the problem and then go ahead with treatment. Your dentist might suggest you simple enamel fillings or any other type of treatment which is appropriate depending on the severity of your sensitivity. Tooth sensitivity can also be due to your gums shrinking and making your tooth look longer. Which would need gum treatment to be done. However get your medical records updated and mention to the dentist if you have any gastric regurgitation, which cud be the cause at times. Minimize the intake of carbonated drinks, citrus fruits, squeezing lemon to food, consumption of wine as these are the very few major culprits to dissolve the top layer of the tooth and exposing the second layer thus making your teeth sensitive. Stay away from tobacco related habits which also makes your teeth sensitive try to use soft tooth brushes to prevent unnesasary wearing of the tooth surface. Your dentist would be the right person to customize the plan which suits you the best as every individual is unique. I hope I clarified your query
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I am 19 years old and my gums bleed. Please advise.

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I am 19 years old and my gums bleed. Please advise.
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.

I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments.

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I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments.
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. 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. 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.
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How long after a tooth extraction before eating and drinking? Answer that question sir.

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How long after a tooth extraction before eating and drinking? Answer that question sir.
You can have cold ice cream or cold drink just after 5-10 mins then soft food for 24 hours and normal food after that.

When I am drinking cool water or cold items my teeth are squeezing. What should i do?

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When I am drinking cool water or cold items my teeth are squeezing. What should i do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need desensitizing filling. You may consult me too.
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I have a gum bleeding after brushing my teeth every morning. But there is no pain. What is the cause?

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I have a gum bleeding after brushing my teeth every morning. But there is no pain. What is the cause?
Bleeding gums indicate inflammation or infection in gums. Maintain good oral hygiene. Get scaling and polishing of teeth done, once in six months.

How to whiten teeth I don't use any tobacco products yet I have yellow teeth.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
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Zoom teeth whitening is most effective light activated whitening system go for it and enjoy bright white sparkeling smile.

I have recently got root canal therapy but my that tooth still aches a little while chewing what should I do. I haven't told my dentist for this.

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I have recently got root canal therapy but my that tooth still aches a little while chewing what should I do. I haven...
Wait and watch for a few days for the pain to come down and after that get a cap done over the tooth. If the pain doesn't subside, you have to get the procedure repeated.

I had a problem that is while brushing time my teeth is bleeding so much what is the precaution to it.

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I had a problem that is while brushing time my teeth is bleeding so much what is the precaution to it.
Bleeding while brushing teeth is due to multiple causes. Firstly you may be having gum disease or may be a chance of vitamin c deficiency, or ulcers in the mouth or some times due to blood disorders. Diagnosis should be established by consulting a physician.
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Hai sir good evening. I am suffering from tooth ache. Please give me the solution.

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Hai sir good evening. I am suffering from tooth ache. Please give me the solution.
plz take a pain killer and then consult a dentist. pain killer is only going to give you temporary relief. dentist will find out the cause of the pain and help you to get rid of it.

I am suffering from mouth ulcer problem since few days back please solve this asap.

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Consult a dentist if problem is big. He can prescribe you vit. Capsules and other topical application ointment.
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My teeth remain yellow even though I brush twice a day. There is some yellowish white thick layer that forms on the tooth. Over that my gums bleed when I brush. Please assist!

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My teeth remain yellow even though I brush twice a day. There is some yellowish white thick layer that forms on the t...
Hi, you need to clean your teeth by a dentist. May be ther is calculus and plaque deposit. So confidently get cleaning done.
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Hello. I am having a problem of vomiting. I used to vomits everyday in the morning while brushing my teeth. I don't know why. Please help me as soon as possible. Thank you.

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Hello. I am having a problem of vomiting.
I used to vomits everyday in the morning while brushing my teeth. I don't k...
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.
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I am having throat infection and mouth is getting dry. Please advise medication to get rid of this and also Advise if this is bcoz of heat.

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I am having throat infection and mouth is getting dry. Please advise medication to get rid of this and also Advise if...
1. Do betadine gargle 2-3 times daily 2. Avoid drinking cold water, have luke warm water, tea, coffee, hot soup 3. Take throat lozenges, 4. Give voice rest 5. Avoid smoking 6. If no relief you have to take antibiotic 7. Consult doctor for further advice.
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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.

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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.

Over a month, I started getting a pin in my lower jaw, and thought it was my molar that was infected. The dentist confirmed there was nothing wrong with the molar, and prescribed muscle relaxant/ pain killer. The pain traveled to the right side, has gone up to my temple. Have been getting a fever (about 101) consulted a physician who said it was due to arthritis. Could you please advise me what could be the problem. Thank you.

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Over a month, I started getting a pin in my lower jaw, and thought it was my molar that was infected. The dentist con...
Fever is due to some infection in the body. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need full mouth x ray (opg) first. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. Goggle 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 45 year old male iam having bad breath problem since last 5 years consulted many dentists and used all kinds of tooth paste and mouth freshners available in the market but my prolblem is not solved yet

B.D.S
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Hello sir, go for dental cleaning. Maintain good oral hygiene brush twice daily use mouth wash. Clean your tongue properly. Bad breath can be caused by other conditions also like upper respiratory tract infections, lung infections, periodontitis etc. Please go for further check up if required. Thank you Dr Jagrati
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