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Dr. Punit Patel

Dentist, Mumbai

100 at clinic
Dr. Punit Patel Dentist, Mumbai
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Dr. Punit Patel is one of the best Dentists in Ghatkopar West, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Punit Patel personally at Patel Dental Clinic-Ghatkopar in Ghatkopar West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Punit Patel and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I suffer from TMJ. The symptoms are Pain in the jaw and surrounding muscles Grinding and clicking of the jaw Jaw muscle stiffness Locking of the jaw. What should I do.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I suffer from TMJ. The symptoms are Pain in the jaw and surrounding muscles
Grinding and clicking of the jaw
Jaw musc...
Get it checked near oral medicine specialist. There is tmj clinic in Mangalore. Kindly check in other dental colleges or hospital if there near by your place. You can get treated there.
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Hello, Got my wisdom tooth extracted today, 3 hours ago to be precise. I have a few questions, please do spare your valuable time in answering them. Much needed help. Thanks. 1. How Long does the bleeding continue? 2. Time for swelling and pain to reduce. 3. When can I start smoking and drinking alcohol again? 4. Is rest required to stop the bleeding? Any other suggestions to help heal faster is totally welcomed. Thanks again.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello,
Got my wisdom tooth extracted today, 3 hours ago to be precise. I have a few questions, please do spare your v...
Bleeding stops within 2-3 minutes of extraction but if you continue to irritate the extraction site it will again bleed. Do not spit. Within 72 hours pain n swelling stops but if it continues consult your dentist again.
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I do not have genuine smile with teeth I have round circle face I have deep bite. I want "V" Shape face with good smile my friends smile are cute and me look hairfall at pics I can not even smile properly it looks weird and ugly with that round face so I need "V" Shape face cut my question is can I use braces for this though my some teeth are ups and down Can I use for that purpose also.

BDS
Dentist,
I do not have genuine smile with teeth I have round circle face I have deep bite. I want "V" Shape face with good smi...
Hi, First of all every person has his or her own personality. So instead of trying to be like others cherrish your own. U might never know that the others would be wanting to be like u. Now, coming to your ques about your malalligned teeth. Yes you can get the treated through an orthotreatment where your doctor would corrwct the relation between your teeth. U woul deffinately find a change within your face profice after some time bt it would take some. At last as per your "v" shape face requirement you might have to undergo orthogonathic surgery or some cosmetic surgery abt whic you can be told abt only when you visit a dwntist who woukd take various radioghraphs of your profile and then plan the treatment accordi g to your needs. My last advice to you would be jst to go for the ortho treatment and then if you r not satisffied with the results then go for your "v" shape face wish. Regards.
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Why Oral Health in Older Adults Is Important

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mohali
Why Oral Health in Older Adults Is Important

It is said that oral health is the best indicator of a person's health. A bad oral hygiene translates down to the rest of the organs, reflecting poor health. And, like all other organs of the body, the oral cavity also is aging and therefore, requires extra attention to maintain good health and requires longer time to heal and get back to its original state. So, as the old adage goes, prevention is better than cure.

The following are some reasons why oral health in older patients is very important:

  1. Food and nutrition: Be it a regular decay or rare cases of oral cancer, poor oral health means reduced food intake. In the elderly, the tissues supporting the teeth (periodontium) deteriorates, leading to loosening of teeth and inability to eat and chew food. This gets into a vicious cycle, and for the elderly, good healthy nutrition is very important for overall health. If decayed teeth and weak teeth are not allowing them to eat well, the overall health takes a toll too.
  2. Overall health: Poor oral health is associated with higher incidence of diabetes and heart disease. Also, in diabetics especially, the periodontal tissue is easily affected and prone to infection. This leads to not just tooth mobility, but also root caries. The incidence of abscess and cyst associated with root caries is much
  3. higher than decay in the crown portion of the tooth. The simple logic is that there is more tooth structure covering the crown than the root, and therefore, the decay reaches the pulp a lot more quickly.
  4. Medications and side effects: Dental pain, those who have experienced will swear to be one of the worst pains to go through. And in old age, it is something that is best avoided. So, better oral care and hygiene measures become all the more important. Once pain sets in, the antibiotics and painkillers become necessary, bringing with them a host of side effects.

Simple Management tips:

  1. Brush twice a day using fluoridated toothpaste
  2. Rinse with each meal with a mouthwash is possible, else with plain water
  3. Floss regularly to prevent interdental caries 
  4. Routine bi-annual visits to the dentist, especially if you are prone for decay or have dry mouth. Whether it is a small decay or a lesion, the dentist will be able to detect it early and arrest and/or treat it
  5. Don't ignore lumps or sore throat that is persistent 
  6. Quit smoking, use of tobacco (if applicable) 
  7. Healthy diet that is rich in fiber 

To avoid the vicious cycle of dental symptoms and complications and their effect on general health, it is advisable to do some basic hygiene measures.

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My teeth r little bit yellowish so hw to erase dt yellowish n make white teeth please suggest any paste r any oil or else?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My teeth r little bit yellowish so hw to erase dt yellowish n make white teeth please suggest any paste r any oil or ...
everyone doesn't have pearl white teeth. your teeth color matches your skin colour. you can go for scaling and polishing followed by bleaching for more whiter teeth
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I have yellow stains on my front teeth and doctors told me that this is fluorosis and has suggested me for composite veneering. Can you please suggest is it safe?

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
I have yellow stains on my front teeth and doctors told me that this is fluorosis and has suggested me for composite ...
It is safe. But at times success rate is not good. You can go for ceramic crowns instead. If you could please fwd me your pics.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Agartala
Bad breath can be a sign of a dental or medical disease. Conditions such as unmanaged diabetes, acid reflux, or an untreated infection can present as bad breath in the early stages.Consult your Dentist for finding out the proper reason and get it treated.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Brushing your teeth too hard may wear away your enamel which in turn will result in sensitivity.so ask your dentist for a correct brushing technique.
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Due to excess fluoride there are brown marks/stains on my teeth. To make my teeth white what's the treatment?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Due to excess fluoride there are brown marks/stains on my teeth. To make my teeth white what's the treatment?
If the stains are because of excessive flouride ,it is intrinsic type of stains. Bleaching will not be effective in your case. you may need artificial enamel filling or crowning .
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The problem is with me is I have a bad breathe how can I avoid the bad breathe and I have another problem already one f my tooth had been broken.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
The problem is with me is I have a bad breathe how can I avoid the bad breathe and I have another problem already one...
Bad breath is due to accumulation of plaque on teeth, decay teeth, dry mouth, smoking, tobacco chewing, consumption of caffeinated or aerated beverages, oilly n spicy food, sore throat, bad digestion. Go for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. Maintain proper oral hygiene. Increase your water intake. for your broken teeth, get it x-rayed to determine the proximity of breakage line to the nerve endings n the amount of tooth structure left. depending on this you might require rct n cap or complete removal of tooth.
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I have mouth sensitivity. Whenever I eat some hot thing just after the cold. My mouth goes sensitive. Nd my eyes goes red in night due to dust. What should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have mouth sensitivity. Whenever I eat some hot thing just after the cold. My mouth goes sensitive. Nd my eyes goes...
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (Sensodyne Tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better.
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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Keep your brush at a 45 degree angle to prevent your gums from getting hurt while brushing.
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Blood is coming out of my teeth since last week. What do I do now? Should I consult a doctor?

BDS
Dentist,
Blood is coming out of my teeth since last week. What do I do now? Should I consult a doctor?
Yes, you should consult dentist. It is starting of periodontitis. After proper scaling your problem will b solved.
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I have mouth ulcer problem for a long time say 4 to 5 years I am 23 now. Already tried lots of medicines. But no permanent relief. What would you suggest over this?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
There are so many causes of mouth ulcers like- -stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple mouth ulcers. -certain foods, including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as lemons, oranges, pineapples, apples, figs, tomatoes and strawberries), can trigger a mouth ulcer. -sometimes a sharp tooth surface also trigger mouth ulcers. -some cases of complex mouth ulcers are caused by an underlying health condition, such as an impaired immune system; nutritional problems, such as vitamin b-12, zinc, folic acid, or iron deficiency and gastrointestinal tract disease, such as coeliac disease and crohn's disease. -when you first quit smoking, you may develop more mouth ulcers than normal, but this is temporary. Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief.
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I have gums problem. My gums are going low n low day by days although I do not have any pain. Bt it has gone much down. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have gums problem. My gums are going low n low day by days although I do not have any pain. Bt it has gone much dow...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure and / or root canal treatment. 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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Hi sir I had height of teeth i don't want to insert the clips to my teeth for a long time I just want to down my teeth good smile in a one day is there is any treatment in dental hospitals to down my teeth with good smile in a one day and how much cost it is.

Certified BPS Dentist
Dentist, Trivandrum
Hi sir I had height of teeth i don't want to insert the clips to my teeth for a long time I just want to down my teet...
If you can come to my place I can give you solution to this problem in one day come here stay one day do until treatment and then go come back for permanent after two months.
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I have lost two teeth. Is it necessary to go for denture? Is there any alternative? If I do not do anything will it affect my digesting system? Please advice. Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi! any lost teeth requires replacement either by way of denture, fixed brigde or implants.Loosing teeth n not replacing them can result in the movement of ur other teeth and can change the overall bitting pattern of ur mouth as well as causes changes in the musculature of ur jaw joint. It is highly recommended that u replace them .
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Sir, I am suffering from the ulcers in mouth, so what can I do, I had already consulted 1 time, but I think that there is also problem in my stomatch.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Yes there may be a problem with your stomach. For that you have to stop smoking if at all you are in this habit stop tobacco and other products eat easily digestive diet, fruits and vegetables and plenty of water. Warm milk before going to bed. Eat aloe vera pulp in morning and two glass of water early morning on wake up and go for a walk and do exercises. And take cap becosule twice a day for a week. You will be fine.
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Madam I had some pain in my teeth from 10 days there were some blooding what can I do ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Madam I had some pain in my teeth from 10 days there were some blooding what can  I do ?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. 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. 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. Goggle 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.
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From more than 5 year, I have pain in my gums. My gums are very weak puffy and red sore. My gum also bleed very frequently and whenever I spit. My mouth smell really very bad. One year ago my teeth is professionally cleaned and polished by dentist but still I am having problems in my gum. They are becoming worse and worse every day tell me please what to do.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
From more than 5 year, I have pain in my gums. My gums are very weak puffy and red sore. My gum also bleed very frequ...
Gums bleeding is due to infection in gums. Get scalling done by dentist. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush, floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage your gums with metrygyl dg gel thrice daily. Keep your tongue clean. Rinse your mouth well after each meal. Visit your dentist for dental checkup as you could b worse suffering from periodontitis. Take care.
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