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Dr. Prakash S Jain

BDS

Dentist, Mumbai

17 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. Prakash S Jain BDS Dentist, Mumbai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Prakash S Jain is an experienced Dentist in Bhatia Hospital, Mumbai. He has over 17 years of experience as a Dentist. He is a qualified BDS . You can visit him at Oral Health Care Centre in Bhatia Hospital, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Prakash S Jain on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - KLE Vishwanath Katti Institute of Dental Sciences,Belgaum, - 2000
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English
Hindi
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Indian Dental Association

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A-8, Anand Nagar, Ground Floor,Forjeet Street, Tardeo. Landmark: opp to Bhatia Hospital & Opp to Johnson & Johnson, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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I am 27 Year old. I chewed tobacco for at least 3 Year. My mouth opening is around 1 inch but I have noticed that after generation of wisdom tooth, my mouth opening is decreases. I have left tobacco before 6 months. So,please advise me how can I recover my mouth opening?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
I am 27 Year old. I chewed tobacco for at least 3 Year. My mouth opening is around 1 inch but I have noticed that aft...
start taking fibro sm capsules for reduced mouth opening. also you can start chewing nicotex chewing gums which will increase mouth opening and hleps to avoid tobacco chewing...also you can start warm saline rinses
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Food is very spicy because of my habit of chewing tobacco so what I do please answer me .

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
U r suffering from a disease called oral sub mucous fibrosis. It is a pre cancerous condition. You need to consult me for treatment plan. In which city do you live?
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Myths About Root Canals Answered by Renowned Dentist Dr Ratnika Agarwal

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Myths About Root Canals Answered by Renowned Dentist Dr Ratnika Agarwal

If you were recently informed that you need a root canal, chances are the minute you left your dentist’s clinic, you immediately began scouring the Internet for information on this well-known — but highly misunderstood — dental treatment.

The Internet can be a great place to gather helpful information, but it is also plagued by unreliable sources & dangerously inaccurate information that can lead unknowing online researchers astray.

The following are common myths & misinformation about root canals & tooth pain that are prevalent online. While finding out you are in need of a root canal can be frightening, the more you know about this tooth-saving procedure & what it can do for your toothache & oral health, the calmer & more confident you will feel when you return to the dentist’s chair.

Myth #1: You only need a root canal if you are experiencing tooth pain.

Sometimes teeth that have died no longer cause pain & need to have a root canal in order to avoid becoming infected. We have several tests that allow us to know when a tooth has died & needs to receive a root canal.

Myth #2: Root canal treatment is painful.

A root canal relieves tooth pain associated with progressive & destructive decay that has reached the root of a tooth & caused infection. With the use of cutting-edge dental technology, along with anesthetics & sedation dentistry, having a root canal feels similar to receiving a filling & can be just as painless.

Myth #3: Root canals cause illness.

It’s hard to miss this myth if you are searching for information on root canals online. This myth is based on poorly designed & long-since debunked research that took place almost an entire century .Not only are root canals safe & effective, they eliminate bacteria from the infected roots of teeth, improving both your oral health & your overall health.

Myth #4: The benefits of root canal treatments are temporary.

Root canal results are long-lasting. They relieve patients’ toothaches & preserve the affected tooth indefinitely. The final restoration or crown is the key to successful results. A well-made & well-fit crown combined with good at-home oral health practices & routine visits to the dentist can ensure that your tooth lasts a lifetime.

Myth #5: Tooth extraction is a good alternative to root canals.

An extraction is a traumatic procedure that actually allows more bad bacteria to be introduced into the bloodstream. There is no adequate replacement for a natural tooth. A root canal with a good restoration is not only cost effective, it allows you to keep your natural tooth. Bridges, implants, & other replacement alternatives require additional treatments, more time in the chair, & elevated cost.

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When I eat something, it pains after first bite. Iya bleed when I brush. I chewing tobacco. There are gaps between my teeth. Pls advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
When I eat something, it pains after first bite. Iya bleed when I brush. I chewing tobacco. There are gaps between my...
- 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 floss beyond 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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My name is Philip and I have a history of visiting dentists. During the last visit I was suggested by the dentist to wear braces for crowded teeth. It also requires removal of my wisdom teeth as per the suggestion. Due to a certain tension I am not able to take a necessary decision. I am aged 24 and I want to know whats the next best decision that I should be taking.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My name is Philip and I have a history of visiting dentists. During the last visit I was suggested by the dentist to ...
For better alignment of teeth, we need to create some space in the jaw towards which the teeth will move over the course of treatment. If you go ahead without extraction, the existing teeth in your jaw will become crowded and overlap one another due to lack of space. Hence, such extractions are necessary during most orthodontic treatments (braces).
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My wisdom tooth is growing, and its really paining, so if I remove it then due to the hole in my gum will my other teeth move and leave gaps between my teeths.

BDS, Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research, Certified Implantologist, Certified LASER dentist
Dentist, Kolkata
My wisdom tooth is growing, and its really paining, so if I remove it then due to the hole in my gum will my other te...
Not at all. Get the proper x ray done and then remove the wisdom tooth done. The depression created due to extraction will get filled up from inside very quickly. Don't worry.
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Bleeding Gums After Scaling!

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
Bleeding Gums After Scaling!
  • Though bleeding from gums after deep scaling is normal in most of the cases and subsides after 2-3 hours without any conscious efforts, there are some patients whose gums tends to bleed more and often persists for longer than 72 hours depending upon severity of inflammation.
  • Prevention: when you face similar problem kindly inform your dentist. There is absolutely nothing to worry about. Just you have to prevent the clot to get dislodged from bleeding area. You can apply pressure gauze, black tea bag and can also use alums to rinse 3-4 times at home. 
  • Sometimes, those who are on blood thinner medications (aspirin) or anticoagulant therapy can also suffer with this problem. They should inform their dentist prior to undergo scaling.
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Earlier my friend chew tobacco product like gutkha. Currently his mouth not open properly. What to do.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Limited mouth opening is caused due to chewing tobacco products and supari .its known as oral sub-mucous fibrosis which is a pre-cancerous condition. Consult a dentist immediately along with complete cessation of gutkha.
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My mouth got sore in the right cheek around wisdom teeth. It is really painful. The area is not red but white in colour. Been using ORASORE ointment. It gives short relief but the pain is back. Unable to eat properly. Its been a week already. Please help. I have pictures if you want to see.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
It's not the tt consult a maxillofacial surg the third molar if not in correct direction may have to be removed.
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I have slight pain in the shoulder while I sleep. I feel sometimes a slight pain in the jaw.

FRHS, Ph.D Neuro , MPT - Neurology Physiotherapy, D.Sp.Med, DPHM (Health Management ), BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
I have slight pain in the shoulder while I sleep.  I feel sometimes a slight pain in the jaw.
Do consult neuro physiotherapist and have ust and laser therapy for 12 followed by shoulder mobilisation exercises and also do consult maxillofascial dental specialist to rule out any dental issues.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
opg is really a gud diagnostic aid

Sir I have been facing mouth ulccers for the last two years. It happens almost once every month. Please sugest what to do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
How's you are stomach take fibrous food add two bananas to your diet take bnc caps once daily use metrogyldg gel locally.
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I want to know about mouth cancer because I am using chewing tobacco last 4 years. This is smokeless tobacco, perhaps it is injurious to health but I am fit because my weight is 64 kg. Only I am disturbed about forgetting/low memory. Please tell me about mouth cancer due to chewing tobacco.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I want to know about mouth cancer because I am using chewing tobacco last 4 years. This is smokeless tobacco, perhaps...
Chewing tobacco causes oral cancer initially there will be thickening of the muscles in the cheek area of the mouth. There will be a burning sensation when we have food and the mouth opening becomes limited the next stage will be oral cancer stop eating tobacco immediately if you have any of the mentioned symptoms you can ask again.
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If do oral sex is safe or not. Yesterday I one news paper give article on oral sex. They told that it danger for health n possibility cancer n mobilsr Kindly give suggestion in brief.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lucknow
If do oral sex is safe or not. Yesterday I one news paper give article on oral sex. They told that it danger for heal...
Oral sex is not harmful and not fenifit to you. It's your choice do or not to DO. If you interested then it's sure before you do this, that your partner is completely free of STD infection. It not causes CANCER.
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I have bleeding gums from one month. I am 20 years old. Moderate bleed after brushing. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have bleeding gums from one month. I am 20 years old. Moderate bleed after brushing. What should I do?
You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I have side cavity in my teeth so please Tell me any medicine and also give suggestions.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have side cavity in my teeth so please Tell me any medicine and also give suggestions.
cavity can not be treated with medicine. . you must have to go for filling of cavity from dentist. ..
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I am 18 years old male and have teeth sensitive problems for last 2 months. I have uses colgate for couple of days but haven't got any relief. What should I do now?

BDS
Dentist, Thane
I am 18 years old male and have teeth sensitive problems for last 2 months. I have uses colgate for couple of days bu...
Hello lybrate-user, sensitivity is sharp, shooting type of sensation in teeth on contact of extremely cold or hot food which usually lasts for a few seconds and disappears completely after that and re-occurs again on such stimulus. Treatment plan for sensitive teeth goes as follows: 1. You can use any commercially available desensitizing toothpastes such as colgate sensitive or sensodyne as first line of treatment. If it reduces your sensitivity substantially you can continue brushing with toothpaste in long run to avoid further sensitivity. 2. If you don't get any relief from desensitizing toothpastes it indicates a more severe problem which will need further treatment like layering/coating the damaged tooth surface or filling of the tooth if there is big cavity or root canal treatment in extreme cases getting proper treatment leads to permanent relief in sensitivity problem.
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I HAVE LOST AROUND 5 TEETH IN LEFT UPPER JAW AND 5 TEETH IN LOWER JAW. PL TELL ME WHETHER I HAVE TO TAKE OUT ENTIRE TEETH AND FIX NEW SET OVERALL. I AM 66. TELL ME WHETHER I CAN TRUST VASAN DENTAL CARE. I AM AT COIMBATORE

BDS
Dentist, Visakhapatnam
Hello As per your query, I have a few confirmations before i can decide what best can be done for you. 1) Are your other teeth strong? If yes. Never plan to remove them. 2) If you are a diabetic, plan for a fixed replacement therapy such as implants,bridges etc, and not dentures( though fixed replacement is a tad expensive). 3) Trusting a dental clinic is your choice . But have trust in the correct treatment plan and your dentist. . Wish you great health and happiness. Love your teeth. Value them as diamonds. Donot lose them. Have regular checkups to keep them healthy.
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I am 21 year old man My self is ankit ambade I lived in nagpur Maharashtra I am having the problems on my mouth like mouth ulcers. I am suffering last 2 years. I have so much problems when I eat any kind of food there is so much pain So what should I do? Please tell me.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 21 year old man 
My self is ankit ambade 
I lived in nagpur Maharashtra
I am having the problems on my mouth lik...
Take a cap of bnc every day take tab bifilac twice daily to b dissolved in mouth local appal of metroggyl gel, drink plenty water have fibrous food as banana, take isabagol husk two table spoon at night tensions n ulcers r friends of each other.
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I have smal pain in my left side inner one teeth when eating a food. How can I reduce that.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have smal pain in my left side inner one teeth when eating a food. How can I reduce that.
Pain in the tooth can be due to caries or gum issues. If the tooth has a caries than it might need a root canal followed by a cap. If there are gum issues you need to get proper scaling polishing done from a dentist. Also make use to dental floss in your daily oral hygiene procedures.
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