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Dr. Pratima S. Shetty

Dentist, Mumbai

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....more
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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 am suffering from bad breath (due to bad stomach). What kind of food shall I avoid?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from bad breath (due to bad stomach). What kind of food shall I avoid?
Avoid these foods: alcohol coffee and teas that contain caffeine onions garlic citrus fruits and juices tomato products peppermint spicy foods chocolate fried or fatty foods Eat foods that are rich in fiber to fight halitosis. Fiber helps the digestive movement (peristalsis) run smoothly so that reflux and obstruction are less likely to occur. Fibrous foods also keep you feeling full longer and may help you maintain your weight. GERD is linked to being overweight, so consult your doctor about losing weight to relieve acid reflux and heartburn. Drink plenty of water throughout the day to refresh your breath. Water is less likely than other beverages to upset your stomach or weaken your LES. It also helps wash away bacteria that can lead to bad breath. Be sure to choose still water instead of sparkling, as carbonation can increase heartburn symptoms.
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Sir I am a 30 year old man and I smoke 8 to 10 cigarette daily. Now a days I find fibrosis in mouth. What medicine I should take? Please sir give best suggestions.

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir I am a 30 year old man and I smoke 8 to 10 cigarette daily. Now a days I find fibrosis in mouth. What medicine I ...
Please reduce and eventually stop smoking. It can cause oral and lung cancer and is life threatening. For fibrosis or smf please do consult a dentist asap. Medications can be given only after examination. Thanks.
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I have got my teeth yellowish in colour can i remove the colour without scaling ?

BDS
Dentist, Durgapur
If ur teeth colour is yellowish, may be that there are calculus & stains to ur teeth which can only be removed by ultrasonic scaling. But if ur natural teeth colour is yellowish then u may get a teeth whitening ie bleaching donedone to whiten ur teeth.
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I have ulcer problem in mouth. I cannot eat my food because of this problem help to relief from this problem?

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I have ulcer problem in mouth. I cannot eat my food because of this problem help to relief from this problem?
Thank you for writing to us. Please note that it could be due to eating unhealthy foods/not taking green vegetables in your diet regularly/chewing tobacco-pan masala/lack of vitamin b/irregular bowel movements, etc. Please note the problem and get treated. For the time being you can take vitamin b-complex once daily for 7 days. If this does not relieves you get back to me. Thanks.
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Hi doctor I have a problem that during sleep my saliva get accumulated in my mouth. It means at wakeup my buccal cavity is full of saliva what should I do? Is it is a problem. How can I get rid of it?

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
You can ask your dentist or physician for some anti salivation drugs. Or you can go for bananas with milk in the night. Be sure to have constipation if you try to stop the salivation by medicine. You may also feel dry mouth.
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I am using tooth paste always. But smell comes from my mouth. Give some medical instructions for avoiding it.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am using tooth paste always. But smell comes from my mouth. Give some medical instructions for avoiding it.
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly.
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BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food. Using them for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can result in chipped or broken teeth.
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My tongue is look white colour .how to care tongue for look nit and clean. I look feel pain while I wash my tongue. So tell me.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Take Cosmos 30C 3 doses daily (morning, evening and night) for 2 weeks. It will be cured. Take care... :)
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I am facing dental problem doctor says it is gingivae every six months l went for oral cleaning due to that gaps developed between all tooth using medicated paste etc but no use my gums are receding suggest me the appropriate remedy and next precaution.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am facing dental problem doctor says it is gingivae every six months l went for oral cleaning  due to that gaps dev...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening & advancement procedures. 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. You may consult me in person. 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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MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
If you have diabetes, make sure you take care of your mouth. People with diabetes are at risk for mouth infections, especially periodontal (gum) disease. Periodontal disease can damage the gum and bone that hold your teeth in place and may lead to painful chewing problems. Some people with serious gum disease lose their teeth.
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My wife is suffered by pulmonary consolidation for the past three months. Soft tissue size is about 5 cm X 6 cm, physician is recommend to take Cefuroxime 250 Clavulanic acid 125 mg, Paracetamol 500, levocetirizine10 mg and ranitidine. But she getting evening fever, restless feeling, if long breath back chest pain, mouth bitter in taste. Please give me suggestion.

DIABETES EDUCATOR, PGDND, RMP -ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE, MEDICAL TRANSCRITPTINIST, M.SC, Msc nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore
My wife is suffered by pulmonary consolidation for the past three months. Soft tissue size is about 5 cm X 6 cm, phys...
U can do a video consultation and I can her plus you can drop her I my calinc and take only hot water fomentation and drink hot water always plus buy a rib support and put her on the ribs and also take amla juice on empty stomach her bitternes will go away and take avitamin c tablet and vit c rich fruits her taste will become good and please do booka an appointment with me for more tips.
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I am chewing tobacco for more than 15years now these days I am feeling difficulties during eating something my mouth doesn't open fully .

MFDS RCPS (Glasgow), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I think you might be developing a condition called Oral Submucous Fibrosis (OSMF). This is considered a precursor stage to frank Oral Cancer. Please quit your tobacco as well as alcohol (if present) habits, immediately and completely. Do not use supaari or eat paan either. Avoid spicy foods. As for the reduced mouth opening, do start active and aggressive physiotherapy which would need to be continued lifelong. For additional treatment, please see an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon.
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I hav removed my wisdom teeth now bit pain is there but better than earlier what care should I have to take care till I feel better doctor say your mouth will swelling from 2 row what can I do to prevent this.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
I hav removed my wisdom teeth now bit pain is there but better than earlier what care should I have to take care till...
Hi lybrate-user, You will get better with time just do not take external hot packs. Start warm saline rinses 3-4 times a day for 10 days your recovery will speed up2X.
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My father' s do biopsy of mouth near lips Histopathology report result shown opinion" verrucous hyperplasia" Adv: co2 laser wide excision to R/of. Verrucous carcinoma I want to ask that 1) It' s cancer or not 2) which type of operation is best for this

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Its a forerunner of v. Carinoma which a cancer. Once verrucous hyperplasia is diagnost it should be treated like verrucous carcinoma. Thank you.
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I feel bitter taste in my mouth most of the time. It is specially severe when I get up in the morning. Motions are more or less normal. Shall be grateful for advise.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I feel bitter taste in my mouth most of the time.  It is specially severe when I get up in the morning.  Motions are ...
In few gastro disorder you feel this so instead of getting dental problem first rectified get the gastro disorder treated.
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MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Temporary loose wires can be fixed by using a pencil or the back of a spoon to gently push them back in place. Wax or a wet cotton ball can also be used if the loose wire is causing a lot of discomfort.

My friend used to chew tobacco since from 4 years but at present he is not able to open his mouth completely like before so wat to do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My friend used to chew tobacco since from 4 years but at present he is not able to open his mouth completely like bef...
Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (osmf). Kindly consult an oral & maxillofacial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of osmf, mouth opening exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. As for now advice 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. 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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Dear sir Please suggest to me mere teeth se blood nikalata hai. Ye kaise theek hoga

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Dear sir
Please suggest to me mere teeth se blood nikalata hai. Ye kaise theek hoga
Hi lybrate-user apko kisi dentist ke pass jakar apne daaton ki safai (scaling) karani hogi, usse kafi fark padega all the best.
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Does daily gargling with salt water / lemon water cause cavities. I practiced it in good faith ,but now feel my teeth are affected. Also get frequent gum swelling and bleeding.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Warm saline rinses are good but lemon is acidic and can harm tooth mineralized surface.Gum problem can be due to gingivitis.Visit my clinic i can explain better on examination
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