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Dr. Rachi Dhawe

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Rachi Dhawe Dentist, Mumbai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. Rachi Dhawe is one of the best Dentists in Pipe Line, Mumbai. She is currently associated with Dr Poonam Khatry's Speciality Dental Clinic in Pipe Line, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Rachi Dhawe and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Sir/ madam I am 19 year young boy and I want to ask you about my teeth whitening problem. I brush twice in a day and I avoid also cold drinks, cigarette and many other harmful things for my teeth. But the result is not good. I am very worried about my teeth. And I believe in natural treatment so what should I do? what will be the best for me? thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Sir/ madam I am 19 year young boy and I want to ask you about my teeth whitening problem. I brush twice in a day and ...
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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Teeth Whitening - Are You the Right Candidate for it?

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Teeth Whitening - Are You the Right Candidate for it?

If we think about what attracts us to a person in general, the first thing that we can think of is a great, warm smile. A good set of well-aligned white teeth is an important aspect of this great smile. However, white teeth remain an elusive thing for most of us. Some of the common reasons for discolored teeth are as below.

  1. Ageing
  2. Hypo mineralized tooth structure
  3. Fluourosis
  4. Food habits
  5. Tobacco smoking/chewing (learn more for Smoking  Effect on Teeth)
  6. Side effects of medication (tetracyclines, for instance)

The degree of discoloration varies widely and also is hereditary. Whatever the reasons, there is the option of tooth whitening, which is effective with optimal oral health and good oral hygiene habits. Tooth whitening is not for everybody though, the following are the definite contraindications.

  1. Teeth with fillings: The bleaching agents work best on natural tooth structure. Whether it is a crown or a veneer or a bridge, the bleaching agent will not work on these tooth-colored fillings and composite resins. On the contrary, using bleaching agent on a tooth filling can produce uneven whitening. The teeth without fillings will appear lighter than those with fillings. If the person has discoloration due to fluorosis or any other reason, then it is ideal to complete any pending restorative work before initiating tooth whitening procedure. This should be allowed to settle in for about 2 weeks. After that, whitening should be undertaken which will ensure the best results and match with the composite filling/veneer/crowns. In people with multiple restorations, whitening can result in uneven coloration of the teeth and so veneers or crowns would be better suited than whitening.
  2. Sensitive teeth: Sensitivity is an indication that the dentin is exposed or is covered by a very thin layer of enamel. Whitening agents will not work very well in these cases.
  3. Poor oral health (gingivitis, worn enamel, cavities, and root decay): The whitening agent can irritate the gums or penetrate the existing decay or worn enamel leading to sensitivity. The tooth whitening agent works on the enamel, and as the tooth surfaces do not have enamel, they do not produce a whitening effect.
  4. Age: Hydrogen peroxide which is the most common bleaching agent is not safe for use in children below 16 years of age. The pulp chambers are quite high and the tooth is still forming, so bleaching agents are not to be used.

While choosing to go for tooth whitening, one thing to bear in mind is that it is not a permanent solution to discolored teeth and might require repetition of the treatment. Having a detailed discussion will help set realistic expectations and achieve optimal results.
 

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When I ate any sweet very bad smell is coming from my mouth. How it can be cured please suggest anything.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
When I ate any sweet very bad smell is coming from my mouth. How it can be cured please suggest anything.
kindly get scaling done and use mouth wash twice daily for 15 days. brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath.
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My teeth's are looking yellow in color .I used to brush daily twice in a day. But still colour is yellow. What will I do have my teeth's to get white strong teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Thane
My teeth's are looking yellow in color .I used to brush daily twice in a day. But still colour is yellow. What will I...
Hi lybrate-user, treatment plan to make your teeth white goes as follows: visit the dentist, who will first do clean up of your teeth this will remove all the extrinsic stains and deposits present on the teeth & reveal the original colour of your teeth. After that if you want more brighter teeth you can undergo teeth whitening or bleaching treatment for further enhancement of shade. Your dentist will be best judge to decide whether home bleaching or in office bleaching will provide you with the desired results. You can try some commercially available whitening toothpastes after bleaching to maintain the effect for bit longer time. Whitening toothpastes can also be used without bleaching treatment for very minor yellowish discolouration but cannot give you satisfactory results in more complex situations.
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My Teeth's have become Yellowish in Colour. I am Worry about it. Please give me the solution to bring it back i'm Whitish Colour.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My Teeth's have become Yellowish in Colour. I am Worry about it. Please give me the solution to bring it back i'm Whi...
The color of teeth is white with bluish tinge sometime it is on yellow side. But you need to maintain the natural color. Get cleaning and polishing done and maintain natural color.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Citric juices, carbonated drinks and acidic juices can cause erosion of enamel and teeth leading to teeth staining and sensitivity. Avoid these drinks or use straw. Take Care- Dr Deval Mehta
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Getting sensitiveness in teeth while eating or drinking anything and some of the teeth are become weak and getting sensitiveness in gums.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Getting sensitiveness in teeth while eating or drinking anything and some of the teeth are become weak and getting se...
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/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 / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/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 / sensitivity/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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I have a 28 year old female friend with persistent tooth ache in her right back tooth. What medicine should she take.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have a 28 year old female friend with persistent tooth ache in her right back tooth. What medicine should she take.
No med will help consult a maxillofacial surg she may b getting wisdom tooth if not in correct direction it has to b removed
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I have uneven teeth. I am 26 year old and wish to get quick treatment. Which braces are good for me?

SVD, FRHS, PGDMC, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I have uneven teeth. I am 26 year old and wish to get quick treatment. Which braces are good for me?
Go for ortho tt soon as possible. In this age ceramic braces good for u. As it not look bad. Consult me privately. Visit dentalskincare. In.
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How to maintain our teeth about cleanses and healthy teeth it's very hard to maintain it.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
How to maintain our teeth about cleanses and healthy teeth it's very hard to maintain it.
You have to brush teeth after every feed and wash with clean water and if ther is dark patches you have to get scaling done by a dentist.
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Dentafix Oral Gyaan

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Dentafix Oral Gyaan

99% of the plaque can be removed by the use of waterjets along with daily brushing.

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TEETH WHITENING

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
TEETH WHITENING
To lighten the colour of your yellow teeth and remove stains, teeth whitening procedure can be done with your dentist recommendation.

My mother recently extract 4 teeth, in front lower. Now dr saying remove all, what is the reason. Any chance of oral cancer, he is not recommended any testing, what we will do

BDS
Dentist, Gandhidham
He is suggesting removal of all teeth may be coz they have poor support. Less likely is co relationship of oral cancer. Don' t worry.
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Hi For the past two days am suffering from something worse small ulcer like white dots are forming inside left throat I can't eat ,water is the only this I can consume am tired and I can not bear this anymore I consulted a doctor they said it was due to the deficiency of vitamin b They prescribed me with vitamin b capsules I think that in't gonna work out Please help me doctor please I really want to eat something now it's the 3 day #pleasehelpme.

BDS
Dentist,
Hi   For the past two days am suffering from something worse small ulcer like white dots are forming inside left thro...
Hi, First of all the medicine they gave you are the best we can do this condition. The effect woul take sane time to appear. Bt for time being wht we can do is to consume lot of fruits specially the citrus ones so that you could feel a bit full as well as regains some vitamins in your body. For eating you can use benzocaine gell over the effected area half an hour before the meal this way you wolill feel very less ot nothing at the area due to the topical anesthetic efeect of gel. U will salivate a lot mire after its application but you can enjoy the food as well. Repeat the same till the ulcere self heal. Try to do warm saline rinses as many times as possible along with medicines. Regards.
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I took treatment for gingivitis. Is there a way to stimulate the gum growth. My problem solved but gum level still low.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening & advancement 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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BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Composite vaneers are quick and fast solution for stained and broken teeth.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Don't rush, when you brush: for maximum results, brush your teeth for atleast 2 to 3 minutes.
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Sir my problem is paining of teeth. Its pain much. Please can I do root canal treatment all please tell immediately. Thanking you.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir my  problem is paining of teeth. Its pain much. Please can I do root canal treatment all please tell immediately....
Hi, there are various reasons for teeth pain. You need to visit to a dentist for a check-up and get some x-rays done to get exact cause and solution of your problem. Without checking you clinically we can't suggest you anything. Regards
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I have a habit of cracking my teeth (like continuously chewing motions) when I'm asleep, I was unaware of it until recently when it was pointed out to me. I worry that in the long term, this could affect my teeth and cause them to flatten, and already I can see that my canines have flattened considerably. I am unsure whether to consult a dentist or a sleep clinic in this regard, please advise a course of action.

BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have a habit of cracking my teeth (like continuously chewing motions) when I'm asleep, I was unaware of it until re...
Kindly see a dentist at the earliest. He will first make a bite-guard after which he/she will assess the cause for grinding and help you correct the same. Some common causes of grinding - stress, improper fillings/crowns with high-points (bite not set properly) etc.
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My one of the teeth is paining and that teeth is become black. I didn't eat properly what I should do?

BDS
Dentist, Ajmer
My one of the teeth is paining and that teeth is become black. I didn't eat properly what I should do?
Pain in teeth clearly suggests caries or cavities in local language. Visit your dentist, he will take an x-ray and determine the current status of your affected tooth. If the extent of caries is not extending to the pulp (vital part of the tooth), he will suggest you to go for restoration (filling). If the extent of caries is upto the pulp you have to go for root canal treatment. X-ray and visual examinations will be helpful in suggesting you a treatment.
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