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Dr. Purnima

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Purnima Dentist, Mumbai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Purnima is a popular Dentist in Vile Parle West, Mumbai. She is currently practising at Jawline in Vile Parle West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Purnima on Lybrate.com.

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Hello sir /madam, I had a problem that my one tooth was hone before 5years, is it can be possible to attach other one now. R else what can I do.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hello sir /madam, I had a problem that my one tooth was hone before 5years, is it can be possible to attach other one...
Yes, you can replace your missing tooth. The options are bridge on teeth with support from adjacent two teeth or implant can also be done.
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Hello sir good afternoon, Mere daton me se blood aata hai koi dava bataie ki jisse mere daton se blood na nikale sir koi pattern bhi bata dijiye please sir.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Hello sir good afternoon, Mere daton me se blood aata hai koi dava bataie ki jisse mere daton se blood na nikale sir ...
Homoeopathy has good treatment without causing adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine merc sol 30 twice daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 6 days.
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I am chewing tobacco for more than 15years, now these days I am feeling that my mouth is not opening fully during eating something.

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
You might be in a precancerous condition Better stop your habit and get your treatment done immediately
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My inner cheeks have become rough and also have swollen. At the beginning it would burn when I eat anything. Now it's better but still there is roughness that I can feel at the upper jaw and also the swelling is still there. Been like this for 2 months now?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Make sure all of your teeth are properly aligned in your mouth and they are not causing any injury to the cheeks. Check on with your eating habits and lifestyle. Dentist will best guide you for this.
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Sir my father is suffering weakness and did not find himself well, and he checkup ed all test like sugar, blood and nothing wrong but in summer he feels very bad due to sunlight and in mouth saliva is not coming well and he feel food tasteless and very weak.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Sir my father is suffering weakness and did not find himself well, and he checkup ed all test like sugar, blood and n...
Increase your intake of water. This are signs of dehydration. You can also give him lemon juice, fruit juice or electrolyte powder. Avoid going out in afternoons.
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Sensitive Teeth

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Is the taste of ice cream or a sip of hot coffee sometimes a painful experience for you? Does brushing or flossing make you cry out occasionally? If so, you may have sensitive teeth.
Possible causes include:
• Tooth decay (cavities)
• Fractured teeth
• Worn fillings
• Gum disease
• Worn tooth enamel
• Exposed tooth root
In healthy teeth, a layer of enamel protects the crowns (the part above the gum line )of your teeth. Under the gum line a layer called cementum protects the tooth root. Underneath both the enamel and the cementum is dentin.
Dentin is less dense than enamel and cementum and contains microscopic tubules (small hollow tubes or canals). When dentin loses its protective covering of enamel or cementum these tubules allow heat and cold or acidic or sticky foods to reach the nerves and cells inside the tooth. Dentin may also be exposed when gums recede. The result can be hypersensitivity.
Sensitive teeth can be treated. The type of treatment will depend on what is causing the sensitivity. Your dentist may suggest one of a variety of treatments:
• Desensitizing toothpaste. This contains compounds that help block transmission of sensation from the tooth surface to the nerve, and usually requires several applications before the sensitivity is reduced.
• Fluoride gel. An in-office technique which strengthens tooth enamel and reduces the transmission of sensations.
• A crown, inlay or bonding. These may be used to correct a flaw or decay that results in sensitivity.
• Surgical gum graft. If gum tissue has been lost from the root, this will protect the root and reduce sensitivity.
• Root canal. If sensitivity is severe and persistent and cannot be treated by other means, your dentist may recommend this treatment to eliminate the problem.
Proper oral hygiene is the key to preventing sensitive-tooth pain. Ask your dentist if you have any questions about your daily oral hygiene routine or concerns about tooth sensitivity.
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Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
Wisdom tooth is called so because it comes out between the ages of 18 to 23 when we get mature and wise. It does not affect your wisdom when removed.
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BDS
Dentist, Ramanathapuram
Taking care of your tooth brush is as important as taking care of your teeth. So, always rinse your tooth brush thoroughly after brushing and allow it to air-dry before using it again.
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I'm 22 year old and my question is about ortho treatment. I've heard that ortho treatment can help in rearrange teeth. I want to know how much time it will take to completely rearrange it.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Yamunanagar
I'm 22 year old and my question is about ortho treatment. I've heard that ortho treatment can help in rearrange teeth...
Hi you are right. Orthodontic treatment can rearrange teeth. Time depends upon the nature of problem you have. It can range from 7-8 months to 2-3 years.
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I am 41 yrs old male. I feel pain in one tooth whenever I eat sweet. Without sweet everything is ok.

SVD, FRHS, PGDMC, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I am 41 yrs old male. I feel pain in one tooth whenever I eat sweet. Without sweet everything is ok.
Apply shy nm toothpaste on affected tooth twice a day. If you will not get the result then consult me privately
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Asking your doctor if an antiobiotic medicine can be taken is advisable as it can help in reducing the infection and swelling. It can also be taken after the treatment for faster healing.
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I am 30 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 30 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments?
Hi, there are various method / products available to whiten teeth. The most effective is in-office whitening done by a dental professional. It's usually a one hour procedure in which whitening gel will apply to the teeth and activate by whitening light for 10 to 15 minutes. 2 or 3 such sessions may required.
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I get bad smells from my mouth. What should I do to cure this? I have this problem for 2 year.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I get bad smells from my mouth. What should I do to cure this? I have this problem for 2 year.
Get cleaning n polishing done every 6-7months by dentist you won't have problem of bad breath coz calculus n plaque deposited over you teeth n gums gives bad smell which can't be clean with brushing.
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I am male 31yrs. I have bleeding gums and they frequently bleed. One time I had fever and was given antibiotics. Surprisingly my bleeding stopped during that time. But now it has started again. Can you please suggest me any antibiotic toothpaste or mouthwash which can be purchased in INDIA. Betadine doesn't solve the issue. Thanks.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
I am male 31yrs. I have bleeding gums and they frequently bleed. One time I had fever and was given antibiotics. Surp...
Its all due to gum infection. Please get your teeth cleaned by a dentist and then your problem will be solved.
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I need to make an upper Denture,can you help me get the measurement? is this service totally Free? or how much do I need to pay for measurement of my empty upper jaw?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Nothing comes for free.Mam you can vist dental college /charitable trust where you will get treatment done free or at nominal cost
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My teeth is getting yellow day by day. Do not know what to do. Please suggest. Thanks in advance.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth is getting yellow day by day. Do not know what to do. Please suggest. Thanks in advance.
Hi, you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening. Regards
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Dear sir I AM having jaw pain on left side from last two months, I had refer to dentist and had X Ray of mouth and also refer to bone doctor and had MRI of TMJ and taking medicines from last 1 month but still I am not relived with pain please suggest me where should I Refer.

MFDS RCPS (Glasgow), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Dear sir
I AM having jaw pain on left side from last two months, I had refer to dentist and had X Ray of mouth and al...
Hi lybrate-user if you are suspecting a tmj problem, you should probably see an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, or another dental surgeon with an interest in tmj.
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Severe Tenderness on gums with no discharge surrounding 2nd molar tooth without swelling please recommend any medication or oral gel for this problem regards.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Severe Tenderness on gums with no discharge surrounding 2nd molar tooth without swelling
please recommend any medicat...
If pericronitis it has to b tt consult a maxillfacial surgeon you may require operculectomy or ext of offending tooth med will not help.
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MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Kurukshetra
Majority of people believe the right time to see an Orthodontist (M.D.S. orthodontist is a specialist who uses braces and wires to bring the teeth into perfect place, thus enhancing the smile) is once all the milk teeth fall and new ones erupts. This cannot be more wrong. Every child should be taken for an orthodontic checkup at the age of 7. Another criteria could be emergence of any permanent tooth that in an odd place or looks rotated, inclined, zig zag position.
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Hi Doctor, I am facing tongue infection from last 1 year and its very painful so please suggest me any medicine?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dear lybrate user, tongue infection/inflammation/burning can be due to several reasons like dry mouth, nutritional/vitamin deficiencies, bacterial/viral/fungal infections, anemia, dehydration etc. Consult your dentist for a checkup to know the exact cause. Drink plenty of fluids and water, consume fruits and vegetables, avoid fried & spicy foods and pay attention to good oral hygiene.
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