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Dr. Purnima Parekh

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Mumbai

32 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Purnima Parekh is a popular Dentist in Ghatkopar East, Mumbai. She has over 32 years of experience as a Dentist. She studied and completed BDS, MDS . She is currently practising at Tara Hospital in Ghatkopar East, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Purnima Parekh on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Government Dental College Hostel - 1985
MDS - Government Dental College Hostel - 1987
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What could be done to remove the yellowish of teeth, though I used to brushing two times a day.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
What could be done to remove the yellowish of teeth, though I used to brushing two times a day.
Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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Hi i'm 22years, female. Last month suddenly I lost my weight, had light fever and cough too. From past five days while i'm brushing blood is coming from my mouth when I spit. I'm scared. From three days I noticed blood is coming repeatedly even sometimes while brushing I dont get blood. Can you please tel me what would be the reason? should I consult a doctor? to which specialist I had to consult?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi i'm 22years, female. Last month suddenly I lost my weight, had light fever and cough too. From past five days whil...
We need more investigations with clinical examination 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. 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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I have pain in my teeth from one month. I have take medicine. But my teeth is not fine. How my tooth relief?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have pain in my teeth from one month. I have take medicine. But my teeth is not fine. How my tooth relief?
Kindly visit dentist for proper diagnosis for pain. Which might be due to cavity. In tooth. And get an xray made. Which the doctor may advise filling or rct.
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Any home remedies to make yellow teeth as white teeth? And does baking soda helps for this or it causes side effect?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Any home remedies to make yellow teeth as white teeth? And does baking soda helps for this or it causes side effect?
1. Baking Soda Baking soda is one of the best ingredients that you can use to get rid of yellow teeth. It will help remove plaque and make your pearly whites shine. Mix a quarter teaspoon of baking soda with a little toothpaste. Brush your teeth with this gritty mixture and rinse with warm water. Use it once or twice a week. Alternatively, you can combine baking soda with lemon juice, white vinegar, or hydrogen peroxide. You can make a whitening mouthwash by mixing one tablespoon of baking soda and one and a half teaspoons of hydrogen peroxide with one cup of cold water. Rinse with the mouthwash two or three times a day. You can also scrub your teeth gently for at least two minutes with diluted baking soda. Do this twice in the first week, and then every 15 days. It is essential to note that excess use of baking soda can strip your teeth of its natural enamel. 2. Orange Peel Cleaning your teeth with fresh orange peel on a regular basis will reduce the yellow tinge accumulated on your teeth. Rub orange peel over your teeth every night before going to sleep. The vitamin C and calcium in the orange peel will combat the microorganisms throughout the night. Do this for a few weeks and you will notice effective results. If fresh orange peel is not available, you can use dried orange peel powder. 3. Strawberries Strawberries contain a good amount of vitamin C, which helps make your teeth whiter.Grind a few strawberries into a paste. Rub the paste on your teeth gently. If done twice daily for a few weeks, the yellow tinge on your teeth will vanish. Another option is to mix the pulp of one strawberry with one-half teaspoon of baking soda and spread the mixture onto your teeth and let it sit for a few minutes. Rinse out your mouth and brush your teeth with toothpaste to get rid of any residue. 4. Hydrogen Peroxide The mild bleaching effect of hydrogen peroxide can help make yellow teeth white again. Rinse and gargle with a mouthwash that has hydrogen peroxide. Make sure not to swallow the hydrogen peroxide. You can also make a paste of baking soda with hydrogen peroxide and gently brush your teeth with it. Later, brush your teeth with your regular toothpaste. Use hydrogen peroxide with extra caution as it can cause irritation of the gums and make your teeth sensitive. 5. Lemon The bleaching property present in lemons can also help get rid of yellow discoloration. In fact, gargling with lemon juice and scrubbing your teeth with lemon peel is one of the best ways to make your teeth white again. Mix together a few drops of lemon juice and some salt. Apply the mixture on the stained teeth and rub the paste vigorously over your teeth and gums. Leave it on for a few minutes and then rinse your mouth thoroughly with water. Do this twice daily for about two weeks to get rid of tartar and the yellow tinge. 6. Salt Salt is one of the fundamental dental cleansing agents that has been used for ages. It helps replenish lost mineral content in the teeth and helps revive their white color. You can use common salt regularly each morning as a tooth powder instead of toothpaste. Another option is to mix common salt with charcoal and brush your teeth with it regularly. You can also mix common salt with baking soda and gently rub it on your teeth. Be extra careful using salt as it can cause damage to your gums and tooth enamel if used roughly. Holy BasilThe leaves of holy basil have whitening properties and can also protect your teeth from problems such as pyorrhea, an advanced form of periodontal disease. Put a few leaves of holy basil in the sun for a few hours. When the leaves are dry, grind them into powder form. Mix the powder with your regular toothpaste and brush your teeth. Another option is to make a paste of holy basil leaves and mustard oil and then use it to clean your teeth. 8. ApplesEating a crunchy apple can scrub your teeth like a toothbrush and make them whiter.Try to eat one or two apples daily to get rid of yellow stain accumulated on your teeth. Chew it thoroughly so that the acidic nature of the apple and its fiber-rich rough flesh get ample time to work on your teeth. You can also eat other crunchy food items such as raw carrots, cucumbers and broccoli. CharcoalCharcoal is one of the best known home remedies for yellow teeth. Charcoal has a powerful crystal-based chemical that whitens teeth. Mix some charcoal powder with your regular toothpaste and gently brush your teeth. Do this twice daily to make your teeth sparkling white. If you don’t have charcoal, you can use the ashes of burnt bread and burnt rosemary to make your teeth whiter.10. MargosaYou can also use neem or margosa to enjoy white, healthy teeth. Due to the astringent and antiseptic properties, regular use of margosa oil also helps get rid of bad breath and prevents dental cavities. You can use margosa twigs as a toothbrush to brush your teeth. Chewing margosa branches also helps tackle teeth problems and remove yellow discoloring. You can also mix margosa oil with your regular toothpaste and then brush your teeth. Along with these remedies, you need to practice regular oral hygiene to enjoy positive results. If you do not get good results, you can consult a dentist.
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Hi. Dis is pasha actually my right side jaw last end gum swelling pain is not der but when I am chewing something teeth touching to that swelling area I am not to chew anything I done warm water and salt water but no use can you suggest any tablet to swelling will go complete.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hi. Dis is pasha actually my right side jaw last end gum swelling pain is not der but when I am chewing something tee...
Hello, the pain could be because of eruption of your wisdom tooth. Salt water rinses will give temporary relief from pain. So visit the dentist, get an x-ray done and if required get it removed.
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Hello Doctor. I have a habit of grinding my teeth most of the time I have developed this habit in past 2 years, now my question is will this can cost me headache as I have started having headache now a days.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello Doctor. I have a habit of grinding my teeth most of the time I have developed this habit in past 2 years, now m...
This habit is called bruxism. Habit of grinding teeth or clenching their jaw under stress. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Take a deworming medicine. Also you may need a habit breaking appliance called soft splints to preserve your teeth from wearing off. Adv. Muscle relaxant to relieve jaw muscle pain and anti-depressants. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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Hello doctor. I brush my teeth clearly ,it is clear but they looks little bit yellowish. Suggest me some tips ,paste, medicines etc.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Hello doctor. I brush my teeth clearly ,it is clear but they looks little bit yellowish. Suggest me some tips ,paste,...
There are no paste or creams that can make the teeth yellow until the cause is not removed... The causes can be Chronic bleeding from the gums. Or Too much tea Smoking etc... First identify the cause and then you can have whiter teeth...
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Hi my age is 26, from birth it self I have a problem of speaking. Its held because my tongue is very thick in size. Because of high thickness in tongue I couldn't fluctuate it properly when speaking, and I suffering to abnormal speaking. That dominating me from carrier growth. Please suggest any kind of treatment or surgery to tongue. I hope you people help for my career growth. The problem must be cure. Please.

B.D.S
Dentist, Kolkata
This is a anomalies. Thickness and excess growth of tongue is termed as hyperglossia. Both large tongue and small tongue (hypoglossia) affects speech. It may be cutabke by surgery. Glosoplasty.u can consult an oral and maxillofacial surgeon. For your operation.
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Mere daanto m keeda lag gya h na koi pain h na hi khane m takleef but thoda tut gya h btay ki m kya karu.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Mere daanto m keeda lag gya h na koi pain h na hi khane m takleef but thoda tut gya h btay ki m kya karu.
Hello Lybrate user, you have cavity in your teeth. Without examining your teeth it is not possible to suggest any treatment. So find a nearby dentist and give him a visit.
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I am 61 years old and is suffering from mouth ulcer for the last four years. Please let me know the remedy.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 61 years old and is suffering from mouth ulcer for the last four years. Please let me know the remedy.
Eat fibrous food take plenty of water eat two bananas a day take cap BNC one a day over ulcers apply metrogylDG gel
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Brushing with salt or salt added toothpaste removes teeth plaque or not. Is salt helpful for teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Brushing with salt or salt added toothpaste removes teeth plaque or not. Is salt helpful for teeth?
Yes brushing with any good paste removes plaque (food debris) but not calculus. Salt helps in case of swelling due to inflammation or infections.
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My teeth in zig zag in shape and my teeth are suffering from cavity what will do for it.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
My teeth in zig zag in shape and my teeth are suffering from cavity what will do for it.
As for the teeth which are not straight, it's better you opt for 1 orthodontic treatment (alignment of teeth using clips a. K. A braces, especially if you are in the age group of 16-27 for really good results) 2 smile designing (specialised prosthetic designing of the teeth to accomplish the perfect smile, the advantage being a really quick treatment time compared to orthodontic treatment) as far as the cavities are concerned, if they are not too deep and the associated teeth aren't paining at any point of time, you may go for restorative treatment by 1 temporary cement 2 permanent cement 3 laser cement in the case that the associated teeth are sensitive, or the cavity is deep, you may need to opt for a root canal treatment.
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How I can treat my mandibular prognathism, it can be done without surgery, because of that my face is looking not good, I want it to be treated as early as possible?

MCh - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Hyderabad
How I can treat my mandibular prognathism, it can be done without surgery, because of that my face is looking not goo...
The only way to treat mandibular prognathism is by surgery. The forward projection of the mandible along with the alignment of teeth should be reversed and set back.
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Can we drink some water early morning on empty stomach and throw up voluntarily after brushing teeth?

BDS (Gold Medalist)
Dentist, Gurgaon
Can we drink some water early morning on empty stomach and throw up voluntarily after brushing teeth?
Dear Srikanth, drinking water on empty stomach is a good habit but throwing up voluntarily while brushing is NOT. The vomiting fluid is acidic and if you develop this habit, the acidic fluid can damage your teeth. Brush gently, clean your tongue properly but don't try to VOMIT.
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My mother is 39 years old, her upper and lower teeth are getting sticked with each other and she is not able to speak, I tried to separate the teeth but again it got sticked, she is understanding everything nad even responding but not able to talk. Please give urgent advice.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My mother is 39 years old, her upper and lower teeth are getting sticked with each other and she is not able to speak...
Dear Lybrate user, there must have been some muscular problem with the jaw muscles. Take her to your local dentist immediately. If she has pain with respect to her left or right jaw, she can do ho fomentation (sikayi) in that area. It is very difficult to comment without seeing the condition. Your local dentist would be the best person to advise. Don't try to forcefully separate the teeth on your own as this may lead to further damage.
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From last four five days I have an fungal infection in mouth, so which is the best medicine for this infection?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Take kali chlor 6 ....it's a homoeopathic medicine..take 4-5 globules twice daily ..this will help..
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I have pain on my tooth on the right corner of upper jaw, since 4 days. I need to know why is this happening. I didn't have cavities.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have pain on my tooth on the right corner of upper jaw, since 4 days. I need to know why is this happening. I didn'...
Pain can happens because of various reasons like cavity, gum disease, dentine exposure etc. You should go for proper investigation to rule out the cause and to decide the treatment accordingly. You can take ketorol dt 2 tabs dissolved in half cup of water for temporary relief.
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I use salt with my toothpaste while brushing my teeth and now I can find very small gaps are been created between two teeth .plz help me out.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I use salt with my toothpaste while brushing my teeth and now I can find very small gaps are been created between two...
Hello, 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.
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I am a 25 years old boy and I have a little black spot in my teeth but it's not paining. Please advise.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I am a 25 years old boy and I have a little black spot in my teeth but it's not paining. Please advise.
Get your teeth clean by the dentist and also the bleaching treatment if required by that treatment you will get good white teeth
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My gums bleed daily while i brush ! What is the best way to prevent it ?please revert asap!

BDS
Dentist,
Healthy gums don't bleed easily. They will remain healthy if you keep them clean. Get scaling done first and then reevaluate. Start off with a healthy balanced diet to rule out nutrient deficiency
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