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Dr. Pratima S. Shetty

Dentist, Mumbai

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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Pratima S. Shetty is one of the best Dentists in Ghatkopar West, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Pratima S. Shetty at Impressions Dental Clinic in Ghatkopar West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Pratima S. Shetty and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I start suffering form bad breath and when I brush I see blood coming from my gums what can I do to prevent it.

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I start suffering form bad breath and when I brush I see blood coming from my gums what can I do to prevent it.
Dear lybrate-user you need to first treat the problem and make efforts to prevent it further from comming back again. You most probably need a good scaling and polishing from a dentist and have regular followup with the dentist atleast once in a six months.

I have a problem of hair fall and also it's getting white day by day. And I also have constipation. At dawn I feel little cold. I also have eruption in my mouth and tongue. I feel sleepy all the time. I also feel weakness. What should I do?

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I have a problem of hair fall and also it's getting white day by day. And I also have constipation. At dawn I feel li...
CONSTIPATION:is due to an incorrect lifestyle and irregular eating patterns, not taking enough fluids,sedentary lifestyle.Foods that are heavy and difficult to digest, as well as oily, spicy, fried, and junk foods are the culprits. Eating food in a disturbed atmosphere or in front of the television and being awake late at night all lead to bowel disturbance. Psychological factors like stress, anxiety, fear, jealousy, and sorrow also play an important role. DIET & LIFESTYLE ADVICE: Increase intake of fiber, especially fruits and cooked vegetables. An Apple or Pineapple/Pomegranate each day is helpful. Drink 7-8 glasses of lukewarm water each day. Take daily morning and evening walks for at least 20-30 minutes each. Eat whole grains /nuts/sprouts/daliya and Muesli in breakfast Avoid removing bran from the flour because it clears the intestines Avoid refined foods like white flour, bread, pasta, pizza, white rice,or high protein foods like cheese,meat and cold foods like ice cream or chilled drinks Take meals in a relaxed and calm atmosphere. The food should be warm and freshly -prepared, as cold food slows the digestive power. Take 30 ml/6 tsp of syp Duphalac thrice daily after meals with lukewarm water. Soak 3-4 dried figs after washing them overnight in water. Eat them first thing in the morning,

For last 4-5 years I have recurrent oral ulcers. I treated it with many doctors but it never stopped. Is there any test to know why the occur. My tongue remains very rough dry and white most of time. My age is 26.

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Hi, the exact cause of recurrent oral ulcers is unknown. However stress, constipation, nutritional deficiency and many other factors are contributory. Treatmeny is mainly focused on pain releif and to reduce the duration of ulcers. You should visit an oral medicine specialist in your city who can manage such ulcers and help you to acheive long remission pe.

Sir i have white spot at upper side of tonsil in my throat from last three months .

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Good evening , it is important that you should not delay the same and urgently have a good dental check up by a good dental surgeon specialist. Do take a second opinion by an ENT or a cancer specialist. The may decide to conduct some tests or investigations - if it comes negative we will be one of the happiest people celebrating your good results.

I am 24 years old my tongue was red and unable to eat anything what I should do now?

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I am 24 years old my tongue was red and unable to eat anything what I should do now?
Use the tentum mouth wash 3 time in day as well as you can use the following medicine and gel tab -b complex 15 one in day dentogel apply over the ulcer 3time in day

My teeth are paining while drinking cool water. What to do? Please help me.

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My teeth are paining while drinking cool water. What to do? Please help me.
Hi, if its a mild sensitivity than you can use sensedyne repair and protect for a month and see if it gets better.
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There are many causes for breath odor/bad breath/halitosis

If you don't brush and floss every day, food stays in your mouth and collects bacteria, which can cause bad breath. Food collected between the teeth, on the tongue and around the gums can also rot, leaving an unpleasant odor. Foods like garlic and onions contribute to breath odor, and once the food is absorbed into the bloodstream, it is transferred to the lungs where it's expelled. Brushing, flossing and mouthwash will only mask the odor temporarily; odors continue until the body eliminates the food.

Tobacco products are another cause of bad breath.
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Brush twice a day and rinse with recommended mouthwash before you go to sleep.Visit your dentist after every three months.Keep oral environment healthy.
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A new study has claimed that it’s a myth that strawberries have whitening effect on teeth. According to University of Iowa researcher, So Ran Kwon, who compared a homemade strawberry-baking soda recipe with other remedies, such as over-the-counter products, professional whitening, and prescribed whitening products, found that brushing the teeth with fruit and baking soda does not whiten them.

Suffering from bleeding gums at the time of paste. Tried lot of thing but not getting relief. Try various best toothpaste but no effect advice me.

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Suffering from bleeding gums at the time of paste. Tried lot of thing but not getting relief. Try various best toothp...
You might have tartar/deposit on teeth. Kindly get it checked by dentist. You might need cleaning and polishing.

Doctor, I want to know which toothpaste is more preferred, if it includes neem or if it contains salt? As I am facing this problem since 2 years?

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Doctor, I want to know which toothpaste is more preferred, if it includes neem or if it contains salt? As I am facing...
All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.

Sir I have problem in my teeths. Usually I do not eat sweets but when I ate than I feel a very strange feeling not pain but an unbearable feeling. Please tell me about it.

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Hi, that unbearable feeling in your teeth could be because of cavity in your teeth or sensitivity. You need to go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for your problem.

I have been suffered from toothache it is paining most due to new incoming teeth I thought it will be OK BT not what should I do?

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I have been suffered from toothache it is paining most due to new incoming teeth I thought it will be OK BT not what ...
Erupting wisdom teeth usually cause information & pain. Once they fully erupt they seldom cause any issues. It is still advisable to get a thorough check up done as the dentist can prescribe antiinflammatories & gels for immediate relief from your pain. Good luck.

I am 12 years old and I have white spots on my teeth, they are so embarrassing, they go brighter if I do regular brushing. What can I do get rid of them in 1-2 weeks?

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I am 12 years old and I have white spots on my teeth, they are so embarrassing, they go brighter if I do regular brus...
White spots on your teeth are due to due to hypocalcification and may be the first sign of cavity. They may have caused due to various factors. The best way to get rid of them are by visiting your dentist he may do a filling or micro- abrade the area depending on your extent of the spots.

My teeth is very week. I have fear that it will fell down I am 18 year old. My teeth was really very week and the skin of on the teeth it was gone back. I check up. By 2 doctors that also I not satisfy please give suggestion plz.

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My teeth is very week. I have fear that it will fell down I am 18 year old. My teeth was really very week and the ski...
Teeth becoming loose in this age should be viewed seriously. This may be pyorrhea. Kindly consult a periodontist who is the specialist in the gum problems. He may take an opg xray and see the amount of bone is lost and he may decide whether you need bone replacement to strengthen your teeth after gum treatment.

I have a swollen gum above the wisdom tooth, its very painful, applied gum care lotion, can you suggest some antibiotic.

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I have a swollen gum above the wisdom tooth, its very painful, applied gum care lotion, can you suggest some antibiotic.
it is called as pericoronitis. . if swelling is not there in jaw or cheek ,treat it by rinsing your mouth with warm salt water. You should also make sure that the gum flap has no food trapped under it. If the pain and inflammation are severe, or if the pericoronitis recurs, oral surgery to have the gum flap or wisdom tooth removed may be necessary.
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I have been diagnosed with gerd. I get stinking bad breadth from my mouth despite my gums and teeth being absolutely normal as certified by dentist. Is it that bad breadth is due to h. Pylori infection? is there some facility where urea breadth test is done to confirm h. Pylori. Is this test safe?

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I have been diagnosed with gerd. I get stinking bad breadth from my mouth despite my gums and teeth being absolutely ...
If your mouth is healthy then there will be other cause of bad breathe. Respiratory infection. Kidney problem. Constipation. Sinus problem. Liver problem. Consult good physician and find out the cause first.

I am suffering from pyria (Dental) in every five days our Masura every 10 days sewling what is the permanent solution

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Visit ur dentist they will do teeth cleaning n polishing after that maintain proper oral hygiene( twice teeth brushing/tounge cleaning / rinsing mouth wid water after ur meals n snacks) and do proper gum massage for better results

I have yellow teeth what should I do?

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I have yellow teeth what should I do?
Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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My tooth have cavity at the right side and having pain while eating food what should I do?

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My tooth have cavity at the right side and having pain while eating food what should I do?
You can keep a cotton soaked in Clove oil in the cavity of the paining tooth or simply a Clove bud into the cavity and press it between jaws. Take a Crocin tablet if pain persists. See a dentist as soon as possible. Dentist will diagnose the problem by taking an X-ray of the concerned tooth and suggest you a proper treatment for that.
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