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Dr. Rajiv Desai

Dentist, Mumbai

300 at clinic
Dr. Rajiv Desai 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. Rajiv Desai is a popular Dentist in Andheri West, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Dr Manjul M Jain Clinic in Andheri West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Rajiv Desai on Lybrate.com.

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I have cavity and yellow teeth so what paste I use. And we have to use colgate or not.

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I have cavity and yellow teeth so what paste I use. And we have to use colgate or not.
kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. kindly get the cavity filled before it becomes deep and painful. brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. use any toothpaste having fluoride content but brushing with correct technique is important.

I have discoloration of teeth and teeth looking very ugly but I am doing continue brush and using suitable toothpaste for my teeth. What is the reason behind it?

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I have discoloration of teeth and teeth looking very ugly but I am doing continue brush and using suitable toothpaste...
Lybrate-user main reason behind discoloration is water then comes our diet. Keep low on junk n cokes to avoid stains.

Doctor mera ek teeth pe caping karvaya hai maine 10-15 day hue honge aur abhi mai agar water piti hu to mujhe vaha par dard hota hai.

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Doctor mera ek teeth pe caping karvaya hai maine 10-15 day hue honge aur abhi mai agar water piti hu to mujhe vaha pa...
you should have got RCT done before cap.. sometimes this problem subsides with time. if pain increases you will have to get RCT done for that tooth

My baby is 10+ and teething. She doesnt eat or drink anything. How can I help her?

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Hi. Good luck dear as now is the testing time for you and u need lot of patience as ur child. Is in the transition stage from liquid to semi solid and later foods which are solid .Cook her delicious things and colourful ones kids are fussy. Divide her eating Times and meals
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I have yellow tooth nowadays. Pls suggest how do I remove yellow layer from my teeth.

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I have yellow tooth nowadays. Pls suggest how do I remove yellow layer from my teeth.
There are many causes of yellow or discolored teeth. A few of the most common: 1.Drinks: Coffee and red wine cause major damage to teeth.. But other drinks with high acidity, such as soda, juices and even sports drinks can cause staining on the teeth. Even white wine is not far behind in staining our teeth yellow, because its tannins and acidic nature wear away at the tooth enamel.These Acidic drinks lowers the Ph of teeth below 6 thus causing corrosive wear and tear of teeths. 2.Certain Foods: Colored candies, popsicles and other bright foods can cause staining over time. Think of it this way – if your tongue turns a bright shade of blue, chances are your teeth are getting some of that discoloration, too. Even healthy foods such as berries (blueberries, cranberries, raspberries) can stain teeth. Ketchup, curry and other sauces can cause staining problems over time, too. 3,Natural Aging Process: Quite simply, teeth yellow over time. It’s a natural part of the aging process that the white protective coatings wear down over time. So the longer you have your teeth, the more likely they are to become yellow or discolored. 4.Most of us are guilty of at least some of the above (and none of us can stop time). But the good news is that even if red wine is one of your vices and your teeth look yellower lately, there are things you can do to bring back the white. 5.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

I 71 and want to know whether I should go for implants or rct with conventional bridge?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
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I 71 and want to know whether I should go for implants or rct with conventional bridge?
Its depends upon the situation and the condition of the remaining teeth as well as budget. Implant cost is more then conventional bridge.

my teeth are not in white colour,its yellow but i dont have any bad habbits like cigarettes,Alchohol ,,,etc..What i have to do please share me....

Certified Implantologist, BDS
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Hi..you can go for composite veneering or office bleach by good materials..and you will be free from your problem
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Hello sir, I have a small lumps in inner tongue area and feel something stuck in my upper throat . Have browsed internet and worried about oral cancer I used to smoke rarely and usually maintain low oral hygiene , I don't hav any symptom of oral cancer as shown in net but it's been for two weeks now Started feeling this lumps when one day I had stomach upset.

MDS - Periodontics
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Dear lybrate-user, you need consultation of expert in oral cancer, mds in oral medicine& radiology. They will guide you.
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I am a male, 35 years of age and married with 1 daughter of 4 years young. From my marriage days, my wife telling me that I have bad breadth and my mouth is having some problems. I consulted the doctor and I am brushing both day and night and also using the mouthwash. But still the problem persists. Pl help me to resolve my problem.

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Dear bad Odour from mouth is a very common problem. Although it can have various local as well as systemic causes, the most common cause of the problem is poor oral hygiene. It seems you already brush twice daily and also use mouth wash. However how often do you clean your tongue? unclean tongue is a very frequent source of bad breath. You can either use your brush or the tongue cleaner to properly clean your tongue after meals. In addition I will suggest you to start using dental floss at least once daily. Dietary & lifestyle modification like avoiding odorous food like onion, garlic, smoking (if you smoke) can also help. Don't let your mouth dry, sip water intermittently. I am sure you will get over the problem. Sometimes other diseases like infection of respiratory tract (sinusitis) or digestive system disturbances can also be the culprit but think about these only if you don't get relief by following the above suggested steps. Regards.
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I was getting some smell from mouth, what should I do now, either change tooth paste or consult any dentist actually earlierly I had cavity in and it was filled permanently, is there any solution for this problem. I was totally confused.

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I was getting some smell from mouth, what should I do now, either change tooth paste or consult any dentist actually ...
Infections in the mouth, such as dental caries (tooth decay), periodontal (gum) disease or mouth sores related to other conditions may contribute to bad breath. Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. Dry mouth also can cause bad breath. Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath, You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then.
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I have suffered with the prob of mouth ulcer. It comes every month at least 2 times. How to avoid this prob.

BDS
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I have suffered with the prob of mouth ulcer. It comes every month at least 2 times. How to avoid this prob.
It can be because of many reasons. Lack of vitamins. Gastric problems and some dental factors. Visit a dentist.

I have a prblm that, I suffer from mouth ulcer every month before getting period. And after period ulcer resolves itself. I drink tea daily alone. To please let me know the what are the causes for ulcer?

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This is PMT. (Premenstrual Tension) It's quite common complaint from young girls. Don't worry. Drink plenty of water, reduce salt if taking excessively, practise some yoga or similar exercise, eat a balanced diet and sleep well and before 10 pm. You should be alright in 2-3 months. Otherwise see your family physician.
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I have a cavity problem. What should i do?

Master of Clinical Dentistry, Bachelor of Dental Surgery
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I have a cavity problem. What should i do?
Consult a dentist to get your cavity filled. To prevent further cavities and decay, use proper toothbrushing techniques and modify diet intake. Your dentist will help you regarding the same.

I have pain in my jaws from last 2 months. please give me solutions. How can I get rid from this.

BDS
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I have pain in my jaws from last 2 months. please give me solutions. How can I get rid from this.
Jaw pain can can be because of various reasons. Either it can be due to decay in teeth. Or because of improper contacts of your opposing teeth. Or a wisdom tooth trying to come. Last but not the least it can be due to a joint issue. Please see your dentist!
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Dental Bleaching Is It a Requirement or a Craze?

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
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How do your teeth become stained?
Teeth discoloration is generally caused by stain causing beverages. These include coffee, red wine, tea and some other hard drinks. Use of tobacco, excessive fluoride and dark colored berries may also cause staining of teeth.

Why do you need dental bleaching?
Our tooth is the hardest calcified substance, which mechanically helps us to break food particles into minute ones so that they are easily digestible by the body. They aid in our appearance. Hence, having white stain free teeth is a joy.

The concept of dental bleaching or teeth whitening
Dental bleaching or teeth whitening is a process of removing the stains from our teeth and to reveal them as milky white. There are 2 types of teeth whitening, whiten and non-whiten. Dental plaque, betel chewing, tobacco tar, drinking dark color liquids like coffee, tea are some reasons why our teeth get stained. The mineral structure of the tooth becomes phosphate deficient. The enamel layer gradually thins and gets perforated. Hence tooth whitening is required.

The dentist removes the eccentric stains as well as intrinsic stains using hydrogen peroxide. Carbamide peroxide or hydrogen peroxide is available as bleaching strips, bleaching pen and as bleaching gel for tooth whitening. Laser tooth whitening technology is also used for this purpose. Increases in the sensitivity of the teeth, irritation in the gums are some of the side effects in teeth whitening process. This procedure of teeth whitening must be essentially done under medical supervision. This is not a one time job and may require more sittings with the doctor depending on the amount of stain in the teeth as well as the whiteners required.

Bleaching or teeth whitening is not recommended for the following people:
Children below the age of 16 should not undergo this procedure.
Individuals with sensitive gums and teeth should consult a dentist prior to using teeth whitening.

Whitening Procedures
Vital Whitening: It is performed on teeth that have live nerves. Here the gel is applied directly on the tooth surface.
Non Vital Whitening: This procedure is applied if the patient has undergone root canal treatment.

Is dental bleaching a requirement or just a craze?
Dental bleaching should not become a craze or mania because unhealthy obsession for extremely white teeth will lead to body dysmorphic disorder. This is a mental disorder in which a person cannot stop thinking about one or more perceived defects in his or her appearance.
Teeth whitening should be done only when necessary. People who have unrealistic expectations with:
1. dental bleaching should not opt for this procedure.
2. Also, bleaching or teeth whitening is not recommended for the following people:
3. Children below the age of 16 should not undergo this procedure.
4. Individuals with sensitive gums and teeth should consult a dentist prior to using teeth whitening.
Dental Bleaching Is It a Requirement or a Craze?
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I have dental cavity. How much cost to the root canal treatment?

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Generally root canal treatment can cost upto 3,000. which usually does not include the cap or crown.

I haven't been able to sleep since many days and I am having teeth pain, I have tried multiple home remedies but didn't work, what to do? Please help me!

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Dentist
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I haven't been able to sleep since many days and I am having teeth pain, I have tried multiple home remedies but didn...
Once there is a cavity/hole in ur teeth, it can't b reversed bck to its good health by any home remedies. It requires definitive treatment n intervention by dentist like filling of tooth after cleaning the decay. If the decay is extensive, rct followed by capping 'll b done. visit a dentist ASAP n get it teeth evaluated n get treated accordingly . avoid self medications.

I have already a bridge, but I want natural looking teeth, ad I know about dental implants, but I do not want to put artificial things in my mouth.

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I have already a bridge, but I want natural looking teeth, ad I know about dental implants, but I do not want to put ...
Hello lybrate-user, you are already having artificial bridge in your mouth. Implant are good because putting implant you don't have to take support from adjacent teeth. They are fixed into the bone like a natural tooth. Esthetically and functionally they are the best option of replacing the tooth.

It's a common question. Does Mouth wash really removes cavities and bad breath? Using Mouth wash daily is a good practice? If yes, which mouth wash is best? Can I use Listerine? - Thanks.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist
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It's a common question. Does Mouth wash really removes cavities and bad breath? Using Mouth wash daily is a good prac...
mouth wash maintains ur mouth. if it isit will maintain it. but if it is already very dirty, it is not going to help in any way

Severe pain in my teeth, can not even paste. What to do ? Please help.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist
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Severe pain in my teeth, can not even paste. What to do ? Please help.
Hi, there are various reasons for tooth 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.
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