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Dr. Pravin Shetty

Dentist, Mumbai

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Dr. Pravin Shetty is a renowned Dentist in Bandra East, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Tranquil Eye & Dental Care in Bandra East, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Pravin Shetty and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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101 Beech Tree, Gandhinagar, MIG Colony, Bandra East, Landmark: Opp D15 MIG Colony & Near Ninad Gas Agency & Behind Jade Garden Apartments, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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Mere mouth pe kale dag hai me ne ise nikalne ki bahut hi kosis ki kintu ye nikalta hi nahi please help.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
Mere mouth pe kale dag hai me ne ise nikalne ki bahut hi kosis ki kintu ye nikalta hi nahi please help.
Black spot on skin is due to melanin pigment a condition known as hypermelanosis. It is a normal thing and not a disease or anything to worry. You can leave it as it is. Or if you want you can go for cosmetic laser therapy.
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I have not got stitches during my wisdom teeth removal surgery. Is it compulsory to get stitches or it is fine?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have not got stitches during my wisdom teeth removal surgery. Is it compulsory to get stitches or it is fine?
To put stitches or not is surgeons decision depending on wound size. It is not a compulsory step. The wound can heal without stitches too.
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My daughter was fell down and she has injured in her teeth (she was 11 months old)the blood was not clot it was bleeding what can i do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
I hope the bleeding would have stopped by now. But still i recommend you to visit a dentist and get a check up done.
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Actually I want to know the permanent procedure of whiten of teeth . Actually my teeth having yellow colour and I have done 2 tyms scaling but only 10 Percent results will become positive pls tell me permanent procedure at least 70 percent of whiten of teeth.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Actually I want to know the permanent procedure of whiten of teeth . Actually my teeth having yellow colour and I hav...
Brush twice daily especially at night avoid coloured foods like chocolate. Tea cola sets brush with std tooth paste by correct technique
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Oral Health

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Oral Health

Brush twice a day.

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Tip for Healthy Gums

BDS
Dentist, Vellore
Tip for Healthy Gums
Massaging your gums daily with eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth will increase the blood activation and will keep your gums healthy and safe.

My mom recently had her tooth extracted, about a week ago. However, she has been experiencing pain and sensitivity, while drinking or eating cold food/drinks. And also has lost her appetite. What can be done?

Dear please check whether the extraction wound is healed or not properly. If not consult your dentist, some times unhealed extraction socket causes pain. Also the pain is may be due to receded gums and exposed roots as a result of aging. In these conditions use of desensitizing tooth pastes like sensodent kf will help to get rid of pain and sensitivity.
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MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Tobacco and Betel -nut, both are equally damaging to the oral cavity and can cause oral cancer.

It is very well recognized that tobacco causes oral cancer. But consuming betel - nut with or without tobacco can cause Oral Submucous Fibrosis which is a pre - cancerous condition. So tobacco as well as betel-nut both should be stopped to prevent oral cancer.

I am a complicated case of deep bite, nw my gums startED showing recession, have taken orthodontics treatment twice bt both d tym it failed need help.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am a complicated case of deep bite, nw my gums startED showing recession, have taken orthodontics treatment twice b...
Anterior bite plane cemented to molars for minimum 4-6 months will help open the bite. Prosthodontic treatment with crowns will need RCT of all lower posteriors. Not advisable at your age.
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My gums is so much swelling and bleeding wht should I do. please suggest me. Wht type of Colgate I use.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My gums is so much swelling and bleeding wht should I do. please suggest me. Wht type of Colgate I use.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or 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.
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I m 26years old male and I have teeth problem while eating food my teeth give like current shock type this problem start 4months ago what what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I m 26years old male and I have teeth problem while eating food my teeth give like current shock type this problem st...
Apply shy xt tooth paste twice daily on all the teeth surface using finger tip. After application wait for 3 minutes and rinse / brush thoroughly. If the problem persist after two weeks you might have to get the radiograph done.
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Hi I have an doctors appointment coming soon to get my wisdom teeth pulled and just Friday I have smoked some marijuana and in they are going to put me under anesthesia can that harm me in any type of way.

BDS
Dentist,
Hi I have an doctors appointment coming soon to get my wisdom teeth pulled and just Friday I have smoked some marijua...
Drugs like marijuana acts directly on brain. It depends upon how much intake of these drugs you r having. It sometimes slow down the effect of lignocaine, so pls inform your dentist about that so that he is able to help you properly.
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My teeth is decaying. How much prize wanted to do root canal. Also. Doing root canal is any pblm to our body.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth is decaying. How much prize wanted to do root canal. Also. Doing root canal is any pblm to our body.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. It costs from rs: 2500/-. It does not cause any harm to body.
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I am 22 year old. I have wisdom teeth which is growing horizontally. I have lot of pain what will I do?

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Horizontally growing wisdom teeth may be removed out from your mouth surgically as there is no other option for it. So please see a nearby maxillofacial surgeon for it.
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Hello sir, there is a cavity problem in my tooth and one tooth need a rct. Please tell me about the charges and how I take care of this? Alsi I want to know about capping rate?

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
Hello sir, there is a cavity problem in my tooth and one tooth need a rct.
Please tell me about the charges and how I...
Charges may vary from doctor to doctor. Avoid hard and extreme hit n cold food from particular region. Get rct and crown (cap) for tooth.
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I am 67 all my teeth are intact. The front teeth upper and lower are a little bit projecting. At this age is it possible to set it right. How to remove stains on the teeth? While chewing /masticating the food the side teeth touches the flesh of the mouth and gets pain. One dentist said slight chipping of the teeth so that it will not harm the sides of the mouth. Pl advise.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am 67 all my teeth are intact. The front teeth upper and lower are a little bit projecting. At this age is it possi...
Regarding projecting teeth problem at this age the orthodontic treatment is not advisable. About your 2nd complain trimming can be done if possible and required. Try to eat at slowly and do some exercises like holding water and air in your mouth so that cheeks get stretched a little. Take care.
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Oral Health And Nutrition

M.B.B.S,C.C.A,D.C.A,AASECT,FPA,AAD,M.I.M.S
General Physician, Gorakhpur
Oral Health And Nutrition

Almost everything you eat and drink has an impact on your oral health, especially your teeth. This impact is not just due to the food's nutritional value, but also because parts of the mouth come in direct contact with the food that is taken. For example, if the teeth come in contact with a compound that has a pH value lower than 5.5, the enamel of teeth can get softened.

The following is a list of the foods, which are good for your teeth:

  1. Dairy products: Milk and most other dairy products are rich in calcium and protein. The cells called osteoblasts absorb calcium and create the protein tissues, which are the building blocks of the skeleton. An added advantage of these foods is that they are low in sugar content, which is beneficial for the teeth.
  2. Water: Fluoridated water is extremely good for bone and dental health. Minerals like chlorine, calcium, phosphorus and fluorine can prevent damage caused by acidic foods.
  3. Dry fruits: Most nuts are protein rich. The processes of biting and chewing also stimulate the salivary glands and saliva helps to clean the mouth and maintain oral health.
  4. Meat: Meat is also high in protein content and so it helps to protect the teeth and replenish the dissolved enamel. Fish and eggs are similarly helpful.

Here is a list of things that you should consume in regulated quantities to maintain dental health:

  1. Citrus fruits: Fruits like lemons, oranges, grapes etc contain citric acid. Acidic foods erode the tooth enamel and so these kinds of fruits should be included in your daily diet in small portions.
  2. Carbonated drinks: Most soft drinks and beverages contain large quantities of sugar. The sugar can be used by the dental plaque (mass of bacteria growing on the inside on the mouth) to produce acids and over time, which gives rise to a thick yellow layer on the teeth, damaging them.
  3. Candied sugar: Foods that are sticky can remain stuck in between the teeth for a very long time and cause decay of the enamel and harm the gums. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a general physician.
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Sir I am 51 years old and have a teeth pain. I don't know how to reduce the pain. Please help me.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Sir I am 51 years old and have a teeth pain. I don't know how to reduce the pain. Please help me.
Please get it checked near dentist. It will treat you of your pain. Mean while to relieve of pain do warm salt water rinsing.
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I am 22 years old. I have a hole in my teeth from last 1 year. Whenever I used to eat something made up of sugar I get lots of pain like swelling. Kindly suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hole in teeth has to be treated. If its more deeper you have to go for root canal treatment, otherwise it can be treated by normal fillings.
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Bleeding Gums - 7 Ways They Can be Managed!

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Bleeding Gums - 7 Ways They Can be Managed!

If you see blood while brushing your teeth, do not ignore it; it could be a sign of gum disease. A build-up of plaque along the gum line is the main trigger for bleeding gums. If left untreated, it could lead to gingivitis or periodontitis which could further lead to the loss of teeth. Bleeding gums are also caused by:

  1. Vigorous brushing
  2. Bleeding disorders or use of blood thinners
  3. Hormonal changes during pregnancy
  4. Improper flossing
  5. Deficiency of vitamin K
  6. Tooth or gum related infection
  7. Ill-fitting dentures and braces
  8. Leukemia
  9. Scurvy

In most cases, bleeding gums can be treated at home. Here are a few tips.

  1. Use a soft bristle toothbrush. Ideally, you should brush your teeth gently after every meal, but if that is not possible, begin and end each day by brushing your teeth.
  2. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol as this can worsen the condition. Instead, rinse your mouth with a warm saline solution or a hydrogen peroxide solution.
  3. Floss your teeth twice a day to prevent plaque build up. However be careful not to cut your gums.
  4. Avoid snacking between meals and cut back on your carbohydrate intake. Avoid added sugars as far as possible.
  5. Massage your gums with an oral irrigation device on a low setting. You could also put pressure on your gums with a gauze pad soaked in ice water to relieve the bleeding.
  6. Consult your dentist to check that your braces, dentures etc. are well fitted and are not rubbing against your gums or causing sores.
  7. Avoid aspirin and other blood thinners.

In some cases, these home remedies may not be enough. If you experience severe or long-term bleeding or any other symptoms along with the bleeding, you must consult a dentist immediately. Your dentist will be able to clean your teeth and remove all plaque and tartar on the tooth enamel and under the gum line that may be causing the bleeding. The doctor will also be able to examine the positioning of your teeth to ensure that there is no alignment problem that is reducing the effectiveness of brushing or flossing. Your dentist may also give you a few suggestions on how to overcome this problem. Regular cleaning and dental examinations are crucial to reversing bleeding gums and the diseases associated with it.

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