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Dr. Rachana

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Rachana Dentist, Mumbai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Rachana is a popular Dentist in Borivali West, Mumbai. She is currently practising at Dr Rachana Khot's The Dental Lounge in Borivali West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Rachana on Lybrate.com.

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How to overcome breath problem. And how to protect teeth from gums. How to protect from headache.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
How to overcome breath problem. And how to protect teeth from gums. How to protect from headache.
Few tips- Avoid any triggering factor, take folic acid regularly, eat a healthy diet , always be stress free , exercise regularly
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I am 30 year old man and I am suffering from mouth ulcer last one week. What should I do. Please suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Deoria
Most common reasons are gastritis and deficiency of vit. B. Try to improve your dietary habits and start antacid and multivitamin and consult to your near by maxillofacial surgeon.
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Most of teeth fall away and there are 2-3 remaining. Now we want to remove all teeth as attach new set of teeth What are the possible ways? How much it will cost?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Most of teeth fall away and there are 2-3 remaining. Now we want to remove all teeth as attach new set of teeth
What ...
Sir, a dental visit for sure can get you all the details as dental treatments are varied and very high on technical level. Many vital diagnostics are needed before a suitable treatment is decided for you, I wish best of luck to you for your new set of teeth. Very talented dentists are present in delhi and can surel give you a new set of teeth. Take care.
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The toothpaste that you choose to use should be clinically approved by the american dental association (ada)

BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
The toothpaste that you choose to use should be clinically approved by the american dental association (ada)
The tooth paste that you choose to use should be clinically approved by the american dental association (ada) as they are the pioneer in the field of dental and oral health care. 
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Sometime I have swelling in my teeth and some liquid comes from there. What should I do please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sometime I have swelling in my teeth and some liquid comes from there.
What should I do please help.
The type of treatment you have for toothache/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dry mouth

Imagine the feeling of a thirst that is so strong it seems it will never be quenched, a constant burning sensation on the tongue, or lips that are constantly dry and cracked. Thirsty yet? Unfortunately, thousands of people, particularly the elderly, are affected by this condition called xerostomia or ?dry mouth.?

Dry mouth is not something to be taken lightly by any means. It can cause a lot of discomfort and have some extremely negative impacts on a person?s quality of life.

When a person has dry mouth, there is an increased risk of cavities and periodontal disease because there is less saliva to cleanse the teeth and gums. In addition, this condition is known to affect a person?s speech, taste sensation and ability to swallow.

When a patient?s salivary glands significantly decrease the production of saliva, or cease production altogether, there is a high risk of cavities or other oral diseases. Saliva is the mouth?s self-cleansing mechanism. It helps remove food debris and plaque from tooth surfaces.

A permanent feeling of dry mouth or decreased saliva flow can be caused by systemic-diseases such as: rheumatoid conditions, dysfunctional immune system, and hormonal and neurological disorders. Biological aging is a contributing factor to this condition, but does not cause dry mouth.

Dry mouth in others can be caused by radiation therapy directed at the head and neck region of the body, which can result in permanent damage to the salivary glands. In addition, there are over 400 drugs that can cause dry mouth as a side effect. The more common drugs are decongestants, diuretics, antihypertensives, antidepressants, and antihistamines.

Many patients that experience dry mouth complain of a sore or burning sensation on the tongue; dry, cracked lips, and at the corners of the mouth; and are often thirsty.

If patients exhibit these symptoms, they should immediately see an oral health professional. With a little extra care, dry mouth can be adequately controlled.

The WDA recommends those affected by dry mouth take the following precautions to keep the mouth wet and reduce the likelihood of cavities or periodontal disease:

Brush and floss teeth at least four times per day (after each meal and before bedtime)
Brush and rinse dentures after each meal
Keep water handy to wet the mouth at all times
Chew sugarless gum
Avoid tobacco, alcohol, sodas and foods high in sugar content
Use moisturizer on the lips to alleviate discomfort.

Hi I am 21 years old, Is there a natural medicine or remedy for yellow teeth, will it make a difference if I stopped consuming tea or coffee?

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Hi I am 21 years old, Is there a natural medicine or remedy for yellow teeth, will it make a difference if I stopped ...
Stoping tea& coffeewill surely work; frist confirm that your yellow colour of teeth because of external stains or it is internal stains; no any naatural permanent solution; you can go for teeth scaling polishing procedure; bleaching if needed; and use toothmin toothpaste for 1 month.
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Pain in deep ears. Especially when I eat. Its more when I press my teeth together.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Pain in deep ears. Especially when I eat. Its more when I press my teeth together.
Kindly consult an oral & maxillofacial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray, tmj open & closed mouth) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Until then have soft diet. Replace posterior teeth if they are missing. Advise mouth opening exercise & side to side movement for the jaw muscles or the use of anti-inflammatory medicines and painkillers. For people who grind their teeth or clench their jaw, a bite-appliance may be made which corrects the way in which the jaw works and reduces the stresses and loads on it. This can be disposed of when normal function is restored. As oral & maxillo-facial surgeon, may be required to perform surgery on the tmj.
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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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My front teeth is totally yellowish and brush is also not helpful. So please suggest something to me so that I can get rid of this problem. Please sir.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My front teeth is totally yellowish and brush is also not helpful. So please suggest something to me so that I can ge...
How to make Teeth white------------ (a) Avoid Certain Foods/Drinks When Possible: We’re not asking you to give up your morning coffee, just to reduce the intake of the above foods as much as possible. Sometimes simply being aware can help us make better choices.-------- (b) Drink Water: After you’ve consumed a tooth-staining food or drink try to immediately follow it with a glass of water. Swirling water around your mouth can drastically help clear away the acids or staining. This simple step is free and easy, and can drastically help reduce tooth discoloration.---------------- (c) Proper Dental Hygiene: Proper brushing, flossing and regular dental checkups help keep teeth healthy for a lifetime. Develop these habits early and you’re less likely to have dental problems down the line.------------- (d) Teeth Whitening: The good news is that there are many options available to whiten teeth. Some can be done at home while others can take help of Homoeopathic medicines.------------ Homoeopathic medicine------------ HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER (WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night------------ IN morning use any good quality tooth paste----------------- RINSEOUT (SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water. Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth esp. After meals.------------
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Oil-pulling- The Best Home Remedy For Dental Health You Might Not Even Know About

M.Sc - Psychology, PGDEMS, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
Oil-pulling- The Best Home Remedy For Dental Health You Might Not Even Know About
The ancient practice of oil-pulling is witnessing a resurgence. More and more people are touting the benefits of coconut oil-pulling for dental health. Do you know what oil pulling is?

Well, oil pulling is an ancient remedy that uses oils, such as coconut oil to clean and detoxify your mouth of germs and bacteria. It is one of the simplest technique, which you can do without a hassle.

To do oil pulling, all you have to do is take one spoon of coconut oil in your mouth for about 10-20 minutes every day and swish it inside the mouth. Swishing it will help remove the germs and all those small pieces of food that gets lodged away inside the teeth. Timing is the key here. Because you have to ensure that it is long enough to break through the plaque and bacteria and absorb toxins, but not so long that it reabsorbs toxins!

Spit it out in a trash can, as coconut oil can solidify in the drains! Rinse well with warm or normal water.

Once that?s done, it is recommended that you brush your teeth thoroughly. You will notice that your teeth will become smoother and shinier. Slowly and steadily, they will become whiter as well.

And don't worry! Unlike other practices, this remedy isn't based on pseudo-science. In fact, researchers suggest that it is actually beneficial and helps in problems such as gingivitis, plaque, microorganisms and reduce problems like bad-breath or gum issues.

While it is incredibly beneficial, it is recommended that oil pulling shouldn't be used as a substitute for regular dental cleaning. So, make sure that you are always brushing your teeth on a regular basis to keep your mouth cleaner, fresher and healthier than ever!

If you have any more questions on this topic, click on consult privately to ask me.

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How to whiten teeth naturally? I brush regularly N my teeth are not very yellow But mildly yellow I want them white n bright Help.

Dentist, Gurgaon
How to whiten teeth naturally?
I brush regularly N my teeth are not very yellow
But mildly yellow I want them white n...
natural teeth are never bright white, their colour varies from pale white to yellowish white. if you want them to get whiter, you can go for bleaching treatment. visit a dentist for the same.
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I have a tooth ache from 2 days because of that im having severe headache on rightside.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have a tooth ache from 2 days because of that im having severe headache on rightside.
Hi, there are various reason for toothache like worn down enamel, tooth decay, gum issue. I would advise you to visit dentist who can give you exact cause and solution of your problem after a physical check up. Without checking you clinically we can't suggest you anything.
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BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices should be consumed in a limited quantity because they are acidic in nature. Acidic food or drinks often soften the tooth material which leads to the dissolution of minerals into the tooth enamel, resulting in cavities (holes).
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I had a very severe pain in my teeth whenever I brush I feel the pain and the pain will stop after the brushing. So please give me a best suggestion to me for this and which tooth paste should I have to use for this. Thank you.

Dentist, Coimbatore
I had a very severe pain in my teeth whenever I brush I feel the pain and the pain will stop after the brushing. So p...
The pain you are talking about is mostly due to deposits in your gums around teeth. You need a professional cleaning by a dentist. Brush twice daily.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcer from last year and when I was go to the doctor they told me that the problem is all about digestion and thay had gave me a tablets which works only for few weeks after again it becomes started.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Ulcer might be due to various causes. Once you find out the cause the treatment is done perfectly. Get a consultation from the dentist of your choice and be free from this problem. Meanwhile you might use topical ointments like Mucopain.
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P.G. DIPLOMA IN ENDODONTICS, FELLOWSHIP IN AESTHETIC DENTISTRY, BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
Tongue cleaning is as important as brushing. Clean your tongue everytime you brush to reduce accumulation of deposits, which can lead to bad odour.

MD - Homeopathy, Yoga Teacher, BHMS
Homeopath, Amritsar
Stress and Anxiety can be managed easily with Homeopathic Medicine and Pawan Yoga

Having neck shoulder pain for past 6 years. For that I have put teeth braces. What is the remedy?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Having neck shoulder pain for past 6 years. For that I have put teeth braces. What is the remedy?
Neck advice neck exercises. Neck stretching. Postural correction. Shoulder shrugs. Take frequent breaks at work. Core strengthening exercises. Use cervical pillow. Use back support. Self massage the back of neck. Shoulder advice. Regular stretching of shoulder muscles. Warm up and cool down is a must. Hot fomentation.
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