Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}
Book
Call

Dr. Purnima

Dentist, Mumbai

Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Dr. Purnima Dentist, Mumbai
Book Appointment
Call Doctor
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Feed
Services

Personal Statement

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.
More about Dr. Purnima
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.

Find numerous Dentists in India from the comfort of your home on Lybrate.com. You will find Dentists with more than 35 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Dentists online in Mumbai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

Info

Specialty
Languages spoken
English
Hindi

Location

Book Clinic Appointment

Jawline

302, Royal Chambers, Opp Club Milennium, Vile Parle West, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
...more
View All

Services

View All Services

Submit Feedback

Submit a review for Dr. Purnima

Your feedback matters!
Write a Review

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

Hi i am Suffering with mouth ulcer from last one month. It happens frequently. Though I drink enough amount of water still have the same issue. I need some permanent solution for this. Please help me.

BDS, MDS oral medicine
Dentist, Thrissur
Hi i  am Suffering with mouth ulcer from last one month. It happens frequently. Though I drink enough amount of water...
I feel diagnosis is important. You have to visit a oral medicine specialist for diagnosis. Ulcer there are numerous causes stress, trauma, hormonal changes, certain medications, Git disease, vitamin deficiency, anemia and many more reasons. Get it diagnosed by a doctor or dentist and get treated. Sadly trying home remedy without diagnosing and removing the cause is not going to help you. Increasing greeny vegetables and fruits in diet and stress reducing excercises, yoga may help you.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Calcium is required for COLLAGEN formation. thus it is important to have sufficient CALCIUM in diet for healthy GUMS AND TEETH
4 people found this helpful

My jaw is not properly situated lower jaw is somewhat backward what can be done to do it correct?

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolhapur
My jaw is not properly situated lower jaw is somewhat backward what can be done to do it correct?
You should consult orthodontist. This can be corrected with braces and /or surgical treatment. But clinical examination is must for final say.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Teeth Care

Dentist, Dehradun
Teeth Care

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.

6 people found this helpful

My teeth is pale yellow. Please, suggest a toothpaste to get rid of it. Thanks for your help.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My teeth is pale yellow.
Please, suggest a toothpaste to get rid of it.
Thanks for your help.
If there is calculus deposit also the teeth wil look yellow so get it cleaned first by a dentist and colgate is good enuf.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Tips for dental care
9 people found this helpful

I am 50 years age andam having sensitivity in my left side upper part teeth I am using thermoseal tooth paste from last 6 months but not working what shall I do.

MDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Dear, if u are using thermoseal since 6 months and it is not giving you any relief then there are little chances of root exposure due to gum disease but other problems like caries or attrition wasting of tooth can be possibilities. U should now get a professional examination done by a dentist for the management of your problem. Thanks n healing regards.
4 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am Rebecca I always suffer with phlegm in my throat, and I do not have other diseases like sinus or asthma .due to the more contain of thick phlegm, and my mouth gives bad smell because when I was taking food tiny food materials are sticking in the phlegm after 1 or 2 days it coming out .becoz of dis my mouth always gives bad smell I can not talk freely wid any1 .what I should? please give any remedy for this problem thank you!

DORL, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Faridabad
I am Rebecca I always suffer with phlegm in my throat, and I do not have other diseases like sinus or asthma .due to ...
This is exactly the thick mucus which is troubling your mouth, so this is due to dehydration of the mouth area, this will get hydrated with fresh fruits, salads, shakes and iron rich diet and milk products in any form and dry fruits like raisins, and get your layer consistency back to normal
Submit FeedbackFeedback

M.D.S, B.D.S.
Dentist, Katihar
bleeding gums is one of the common problem i encounted. it should be very much clear that you hav two brush twice for keeping your tooth healthy. scaling and root plannig and proper medication can cure your bleeding problem and some extent to bad breath.

Hi doctor. I am a 23 year old boy. Whenever I speak, I tend to spit on the listener. This embarrasses me and makes me avoid direct communication or makes me cover my mouth when I speak. I had braces as a teenager. What can I do to avoid the spitting?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi doctor. I am a 23 year old boy. Whenever I speak, I tend to spit on the listener. This embarrasses me and makes me...
Although excessive saliva is not too common, there are a number of conditions that can cause it - some harmless, others more serious. It is possible that your saliva problems are just a result of the way you speak. Some people speak faster or slower than others, just as some people blink more often, breathe faster, or have a more rapid heartbeat. This may just be what's normal for you. Since it is negatively affecting your life, I suggest your problem can be ignored. However there are medical conditions that causes excessive salivation injection glycopyrrolate reduces secretions in the mouth, throat, airway, and stomach.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Dr. I have a foul smell on my teeth. I brush daily 3 times a day. What should you prefer me?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Dr. I have a foul smell on my teeth. I brush daily 3 times a day. What should you prefer me?
Hello, bad breath could be because of deposits on teeth surface or food lodged in between teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth twice daily, night brushing is very important. Floss regularly. Rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Can dental problems cause pain in temples? I have somewhat sharp ache in my right temple a little above temple exactly a few inches above my ear and I am having some dental problems for some time like cavities feelings some sensitivity and sometimes throbbing pain too. So can they be related. Dental problems and temple pain in any way?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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. 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.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

His tooths (especially new tooth) and gums becomes weakened and sensitive, he could able to get rid of his problem.(since last 6 months. Dear doctor please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
His tooths (especially new tooth) and gums becomes weakened and sensitive, he could able to get rid of his problem.(s...
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have tongue ulcers my Doctor advice me Forcan 150 mg. 1 daily, Zincovit 1 daily and for pain diclomol and Mucopain Gel sos. I am taking these for last 3 weeks. But results are very slow. Please advise me what to do.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
1-Take pranacharya virechan churna or triphala churna 1 tsf in warm water before sleep at night. 2-take arogyavardhinii vati 1- tab after lunch and dinner. Diet-take 5-7 munakkas with milk. Eat papaya in fruits .avoid tea. Coffee.spicy food. Fermented food. Junk food. Avoid alcohol consumption.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hyperdontia - Too Many Teeth?

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hyperdontia - Too Many Teeth?

When asked about the number of teeth, the immediate response is 32. What most people don’t realize is that this includes that 4 wisdom teeth also, which don’t erupt in 50% of the adults. The revised number is therefore 28. Again, this is what is normal, and there could be variations among people. While some could have lost some tooth and have less than 28, another interesting bunch of people can have more than 28.

This condition of having extra teeth is known as hyperdontia that is hyper for more and dontia for teeth. Also called as supernumerary teeth, they erupt in the same line as other teeth or if there is lack of space, erupt either on the tongue side or on the cheek side of the jaw bone. In severe cases, it could sometimes even give the appearance of a mouthful of teeth.

These vary in shape and size and the following are the common forms of supernumerary teeth.

  1. Mesiodens: The most common form, they erupt between the incisors in the front of the mouth. The extra teeth are usually conical and much smaller than the regular incisors.

  2. Paramolars: These would look like smaller molars and can grow on the cheek or the palatal side.

  3. Distomolars: These are extra-small, additional wisdom teeth and grow beyond the third molars.

Reasons: Not clearly established, but genetics has a key role in their formation. Abnormalities like cleft lip and palate, Ehler-Danlos syndrome, and Gardner syndrome can also lead to supernumerary teeth. It is more common in men than women.

Fixing Hyperdontia: Even if they do not cause any immediate damage, they will be exerting extra pressure on other oral structures and should be removed. The gums and the jaw bones will be under a lot of pressure with the extra load.

Before going ahead with removal, the underlying cause needs to be identified. If there is any anomaly like cleft lip or palate, that needs to be corrected. If Gardner’s syndrome is suspected, then other symptoms also need to be checked for. Once the cause is identified, then removing hyperdontia is just one part of the whole treatment.

A radiograph will help determine,  if there are additional teeth present. A removal plan then needs to be drawn up. After removal, the orthodontist will need to be involved to correct any misalignment with braces. The exact duration and type of treatment will depend on the patient condition. If it was just a conical mesiodens that erupted between the two incisors, then it could just be removed and the space closed in a short period of time. However, if there are many of them, then a planned removal and correction is required. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.

5234 people found this helpful

My teeth are too much sensitive. I cant take even normal water and hot tea. I use regularly warm water with salt from last month. But it is not working.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My teeth are too much sensitive. I cant take even normal water and hot tea. I use regularly warm water with salt from...
Hello, you can use any sensitive toothpaste to relieve sensitivity. Get it checked from a dentist, if there are any open dentinal tubules get it covered.
8 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 28 years old and we are suffered my upper front tooth of root when push the root of my tooth then we have heavy painful for 5 min and then silent sir please suggest me what should we do at this.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
This shows that your tooth has suffered an injury sometime back and it is having root infection. Please get in touch with a dental surgeon and get x ray done and than you may need rct or if cyst /granuloma is present than this may need apicoectomy in this tooth to preserve the tooth.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My teeth is in yellow colour. I tried different tooth paste for it. But it is of no use. Suggest the best tooth paste or cream to make it visible white.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
My teeth is in yellow colour. I tried different tooth paste for it. But it is of no use. Suggest the best tooth paste...
U shd get a scaling done from a dentist that will help in looking your teeth brighter, after that use glizer toothpaste.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Dear Dr. There is blood bleed from my teeth, whenever I spit, I can see blood in it.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Dear Dr. There is blood bleed from my teeth, whenever I spit, I can see blood in it.
Hello, bleeding gums could be because of deposits on the teeth or food lodged in between your teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth twice daily, night brushing is very important. Floss regularly. Rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
Submit FeedbackFeedback

By mistake I bite my inner mouth cheeks, unable to eat food because of this, please help.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Thane
Apply mucopain gel on the wound and then have food. Mucopain gel will numb the wound. You can use the gel 4 to 5 times a day. The wound will heal in 2 weeks.
Submit FeedbackFeedback
View All Feed