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Dr. Pratik Vora

BDS, MDS - Prosthetic Dentistry

Dentist, Mumbai

10 Years Experience  ·  0 at clinic
Dr. Pratik Vora BDS, MDS - Prosthetic Dentistry 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. Pratik Vora is a renowned Dentist in Vile Parle East, Mumbai. He has helped numerous patients in his 10 years of experience as a Dentist. He is a BDS, MDS - Prosthetic Dentistry . You can meet Dr. Pratik Vora personally at SmileStone Complete Dental Care & Implant Center in Vile Parle East, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pratik Vora on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Govt. Dental College Hospital Mumbai, - 2007
MDS - Prosthetic Dentistry - Govt. Dental College Hospital Mumbai, - 2012
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My throat is paning and lower side of lung Is also paining. And my mouth taste little bit change. It is like gutkha, tambaku etc. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Nizamabad
My throat is paning and lower side of lung Is also paining. And my mouth taste little bit change. It is like gutkha, ...
Hi first step you have to stop gutka, tambaku and smoking, you have to get your teeth cleaning done visit a dentist, you will be relief by this treatment.
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Ways to Reduce Teeth Sensitivity

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Ways to Reduce Teeth Sensitivity

The tooth is made of 3 layers, each with unique characteristics and specific function, the enamel, dentin, and pulp. The enamel is the outermost layer of the tooth and gives the tooth it's hard and lustrous appearance. The enamel is thicker on the crown than the root and is the first one to be affected by tooth decay. The only symptom when the enamel is decayed is food lodgment and discoloration.

The dentin is the next layer, which is composed of minute fine tubules leading from the enamel to the living portion of the tooth, which is the pulp. Once decay progresses from the enamel, the dentin is affected, and this leads to sensitivity in the teeth. When the root portion is exposed to the oral environment, because the root is covered by a more delicate substance called cementum, more severe dental sensitivity ensues.

There is a sharp, shooting discomfort through the tooth to specific foods, such as sweet, acidic, or hot or cold foods.  The main reasons for tooth sensitivity include:

  • Tooth decay, both crown and root caries
  • Periodontal disease and gum recession
  • Tooth erosion 
  • Aggressive tooth brushing
  • Mouth breathing
  • Bruxism or night grinding 

However, there are some simple ways to manage sensitivity, which can be done regularly at home.

  1. Toothpaste made for sensitive teeth: Potassium nitrate has been shown to block the tubules and has been included as an active ingredient in toothpastes. These are very effective, and if you are brushing twice, this can be used instead of the regular paste once.
  2. Brushing: Both the type of toothbrush and the brushing technique can have an impact on sensitivity.  Change to softer brushes and learn the ideal way to brush your teeth. A lot of times, rough brushing can lead to erosion and subsequent sensitivity
  3. Rinsing: Fluoride containing rinses have been proven to reduce sensitivity 
  4. Food habits: Even before sensitivity sets in, being cautious to avoid acidic fruits and juices can help prolong the onset of sensitivity. If possible, consuming these food stuffs should be followed by brushing or at the least a thorough rinsing
  5. Sealants: If a person is prone to caries (deep pits and fissures, for instance), then it is advisable to get sealants applied on the teeth. This can reduce the instance of wearing of the enamel which then leads to sensitivity
  6. Mouth guard: If you are a night grinder, then a mouth guard can help curtail this habit and thereby reduce sensitivity.

There you go with how to reduce sensitivity. Try these simple, easy measures and go on to enjoy the sweets or hot or cold foods that you have always craved for.

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Hello. I am currently undergoing tooth treatment, as I had one root canal and multiple cavities to be removed. I am almost done with the treatment. However, I get very very bad pain in both side lower teeth either during late night or very early morning. This happens even when I slp in noon and get up in evening. The pain at times is unbearable but lasts only for few mins. I did asked the dentist about the same, however he said this is called sensitivity and he will suggest a toothpaste for the same. I am really worried bcz pain at tyms is unbearable. Kindly suggest if there might be other reasons for it. And what can be possible causes of pain at such odd times a and what can be measures to overcome that. Thanks in advance.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hello. I am currently undergoing tooth treatment, as I had one root canal and multiple cavities to be removed. I am a...
once a tooth is root canal treated than you will not have any sensation to the tooth no hot or cold coz the nerve of the tooth is amutated in this procedure. The pain in the tooth occur for 3 days post treatment but I think your rct is not done properly why don't you cross examine your treatment by other dentist if your pain is related to the treated tooth. If your pain is in nontreated tooth than that tooth also require rct as you have mentioned you have many cavity teeth.
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Mera front ka ek dant 13 years ki age me tute gaya tha. Ab mein use lagwana chahta hu. Kyonki ye dekhne me bahut bura lgta h. So please aap mujhe bataiye ye kese lgega or eska kya process hoga. Or kitna kharcha aiga ese lagewane me.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Mera front ka ek dant 13 years ki age me tute gaya tha. Ab mein use lagwana chahta hu. Kyonki ye dekhne me bahut bura...
Hello, the case needs to be seen clinically for proper diagnosis and treatment. Visit a dentist and get it checked. If required get an xray done. If there is any infection there get the treatment done followed by a crown. If the tooth is fine, you can go for ceramic or composite veneers or crowns.
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One of my molar tooth is bifurcated but still attached to the gum. What should be done about it ?

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
When you say bifurcated i assume you mean it is broken. In all likelihood and extraction is required.
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Respected sir my tongue have little ulcers how to treat them I treat them but after one month they again come yhis is routine I cure them after one month they come again please help.

BDS, FOI, MDS - Orthodontics, FPFA, Ph.D.
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Take vitimin B complex tablets with healthy food. Avoid soda in food. If ulcer is appearing at same site thn visit dentist as soon as possible.
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Actually I had drink heavy hot water for that the part under the tongue had swelled please help me.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
Sir, When did it happen, what did you apply. Is it open wound or swollen with fluid. Take milk, soft food. Do take cap.Becozinc 1 daily for 2weeks. For medical treatment, you will have to furnish the above details. Get back to me.
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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.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
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.
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What will happen if not repaired a loosen teeth for a long period more than one year.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
What will happen if not repaired a loosen teeth for a long period more than one year.
Loose tooth would fall. If it's moving vigorously get it removed. If it's moving slightly it can be splinted adjacent teeth.
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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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Dear Doctor, will you please suggest some remedy for bad breath. Which mouth wash product is good? What other remedies are there for bad breath Thank you in advance, for your help, William.

BHMS
Homeopath, Navi Mumbai
Dear Doctor,
will you please suggest some remedy for bad breath.
Which mouth wash product is good? What other remedie...
Unless you correct your bowels no mouth wash is going to help you. Drink lots of water and add fibre in your diet.
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From my childhood everyday i brush my teeth but still layers are present over it, somtimes bleeding occurs.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Few people are more prone to plaque deposition may be due to poor saliva flow or crowded teeth. Brush twice daily and rinse after every time you eat . Scaling will remove the calculus but maintenance is up to you. Once the plaque is removed stick to maintenance. Also visit your dentist every six months. You can use a toothpaste x-tar for brushing. It prevents plaque formation.
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brushing tips

Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
brushing tips
While brushing hold the bristles of yr brush at 45degree angulation to the gum line. Both the gum line and tooth surface should come in contact with the brisles. Brush gently to avoid gum bleeding. Brush twice to prevent acid build up from bacterial colonied. Rinse thoroughly after meals.
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Hi I have gaps between lateral upper incisors and central incisors are large. Can I opt for crowns or braces?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Better go for orthodontic treatment, rather then trimming or grinding of tooth for cap or crown placement
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Bad Breath

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Bad Breath
Call it bad breath or halitosis, it’s an unpleasant condition that’s cause for embarrassment. If you’re concerned about bad breath, see your dentist. Bad breath can be caused by a number of sources, your dentist can help identify the cause and determine the best treatment.

What causes bad breath?

Food. What you eat affects the air you exhale, like garlic or onions. If you don't brush daily, particles of food can remain in the mouth, collecting bacteria, which can cause bad breath. Dieters may develop unpleasant breath from infrequent eating.

Gum disease. Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth can also be one of the warning signs of gum disease; which is caused by plaque.

Dry mouth. This occurs when the flow of saliva decreases and can be caused by various medications, salivary gland problems or continuously breathing through the mouth.If you suffer from dry mouth, your dentist may prescribe anartificial saliva, or suggest using sugarless candy or increase your fluid intake.

Smoking and tobacco. In addition to staining teeth and being bad for overall health, tobacco can add to bad breath. Tobacco users are at greater risk for developing oral cancer. If you use tobacco, ask your dentist for tips on kicking the habit.

Medical conditions. Some diseases have symptoms related to bad breath. Sinus or lung infections, bronchitis, diabetes, and some liver or kidney diseases may be associated with bad breath.

If you’re concerned about what’s causing your bad breath, make an appointment to see your dentist. Regular checkups allow your dentist to detect any problems such as gum disease or dry mouth. Bad breath may be the sign of a medical disorder. If your dentist determines that your mouth is healthy, you may be referred to your physician.

Maintaining good oral hygiene, eliminating gum disease and scheduling regular professional cleanings are essential to reducing bad breath. Brush twice a day and clean between your teeth. Clean your tongue, too. If you wear dentures, be sure to remove them at night and clean them thoroughly before replacing them the next morning.

It’s important to note that mouthwash will only mask the odour temporarily. Mouthwashes are generally cosmetic and do not have a long-lasting effect on bad breath. If you must constantly use a breath freshener to hide unpleasant mouth odour, see your dentist.
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Due to excess fluorine there are brown marks on my teeth. What should I do to make my teeth white?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Due to excess fluorine there are brown marks on my teeth. What should I do to make my teeth white?
You may need deep cleaning, polishing along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping.
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I have bad breath problem. I have tried two time brush, tongue clean, listerine mouthwash but problem is persist. Kindly advice.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
I have bad breath problem. I have tried two time brush, tongue clean, listerine mouthwash but problem is persist. Kin...
Bad breath is associated with periodontal problem. It seems you might be having periodontal problem. C/as pyorrhea. You need to get rid of it. It needs aggressive therapy. You need to make a habit of rinsing your mouth everytime you eat something and brush regularly (once in the morning before meals and once at night after dinner, add a mouthwash for better oral hygiene. If the problem persist, it would be better to consult a dentist personally for a more appropriate diagnosis. And accordingly the treatment can be tailored as per your diagnosis.
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Hi i' m 24years my teeth are going yellow colour what is the problem?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
It can be improver brushing, it can be food stains as well as calculous deposition. This can be treated, u may consult me for same
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My teeth are in yellow color. How can I change or with what I can clean my teeth. As well, while brushing blood is coming few times. How to stop or avoid it.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My teeth are in yellow color. How can I change or with what I can clean my teeth. As well, while brushing blood is co...
I will suggest you to use sparkling white toothpaste from himalaya and avoid any stain causing food items And get your teeth cleaned through a dentist.
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