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Dr. Rajiv Desai

Dentist, Mumbai

300 at clinic
Dr. Rajiv Desai Dentist, Mumbai
300 at clinic
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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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My daughter is having adenoids she is 6 years old. Doctors are advising surgery what should I do ?

MDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Surgical removal of the adenoid is a procedure called adenoidectomy. Adenoid infection may cause symptoms such as excessive mucus production, which can be treated by its removal. Studies have shown that adenoid regrowth occurs in as many as 20% of the cases after removal. Carried out through the mouth under a general anaesthetic (or less commonly a topical), adenoidectomy involves the adenoid being curetted, cauterized, lasered, or otherwise ablated.
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Hi! Sir I have 2 extra teeth which gives me ugly look. So can I remove that. Is that will cause any problem after removing that teeth?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Hi! Sir I have 2 extra teeth which gives me ugly look. So can I remove that. Is that will cause any problem after rem...
Hello, better don't remove it. Its because every teeth has its importance and if you wish to make it correct, you can go for braces or the surgical procedure to make ti correct. But don't try to harm it or remove it. Take care... :)
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I am getting bad smell from mouth and also blood from teeth. what should I do? Please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am getting bad smell from mouth and also blood from teeth. what should I do? Please help me.
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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My Baby is 3 and a half months old. She has white deposits inside her mouth near the molar teeth area. She is on exclusive breast feed. Is there something to worry about?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Nothing to worry.Just get her examined by your dentist or her paediatrician. Make sure that after every feed she has some bottle fed luke warm water.Would be as good as gargling or rinsing.The water will remove any milk deposits.
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Sir, I have a problem with my teeth recently bleeding in my teeth and very bad smell in my mouth please help me?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir, I have a problem  with my teeth recently bleeding in my teeth  and very bad smell in my mouth please help me?
Get scaling and polishing done. Brush twice a day and use listerine mouth wash if improvement then continue or later on you may have to go for deep curettage of gums and gum treatment if required.
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I have gap between teeth and gems lost. I got cleaning and ailment also. But those not working.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have gap between teeth and gems lost. I got cleaning and ailment also. But those not working.
Gap or diastema is filled by the process known as enamel bonding. Consulg the dentist for this. Brush twice daily rinse you mouth with chlorhexidine mouth wash 3 times daily after every meal.
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Suffering from bad breath problem from some time. I'm doing 3 times brush and used many mouthwash but the problem remains the same after sometime so kindly help me.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Ranchi
Bad breath is caused by many things. Most common is poor mouth cleaning. Digestive problem & constipation. Some breathing problem, means frequent sinus and cold problem. If you have any of these then treat accordingly. First consult a good dentist and go for scaling.
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I suffer from mouth ulcers from years. They appear at least once in a month, that in Big circles. Do not know what is the reason? Stress, change of drinking water, or something else. please help!

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I suffer from mouth ulcers from years. They appear at least once in a month, that in Big circles. Do not know what is...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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I am 57 yrs. I get more salive in my mouth.Please do help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist,
Please get your blood tested for blood sugar, see if there are deposits on you are teeth good oral hygeine will help, keeping some thing in mouth increases salivation.
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My sister used to brush every day and night. She had a cavity and it was treated. But she found her mouth smells bad though drinking more water. What should do to get rid of bad breath?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My sister used to brush every day and night. She had a cavity and it was treated. But she found her mouth smells bad ...
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 read your explanation regarding causes of toothache. However it did not cover my case. I have no cavity, decay, germs, etc. Due to the chewing of amla with honey daily morning, I got my layer of enamel thin and so I have toothache while eating something cold or sweets. Can you suggest any solution for this.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
I read your explanation regarding causes of toothache. However it did not cover my case. I have no cavity, decay, ger...
Amla contains vit c. As it is acidic it dissolves enamel which is calcium compound. You should discontinue the habit. Instead you may take amla powder. For teeth pain, personally consult with a dentist.
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Hi I m 24 years old. I wanna put braces in my teeth. Is it possible. And I wanna know the cost for the treatment.

FDSRCS, MOrth RCS, MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Sonipat
Hi I m 24 years old. I wanna put braces in my teeth. Is it possible. And I wanna know the cost for the treatment.
Braces can be put at the age of 24 provided that your teeth and gums are healthy. Cost varies with the type of braces.
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Implants

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Implants
If you are self-conscious because you have missing teeth, wear dentures that are uncomfortable or don't want to have good tooth structure removed to make a bridge, talk to your dentist to see if dental implants are an option for you.

Dental implants are a popular and effective way to replace missing teeth and are designed to blend in with your other teeth. They are an excellent long-term option for restoring your smile. In fact, the development and use of implants is one of the biggest advances in dentistry in the past decades. Dental implants are made up of titanium and other materials that are compatible with the human body. They are posts that are surgically placed in the upper or lower jaw, where they function as a sturdy anchor for replacement teeth.

Most patients find that a dental implant is secure, stable and a good replacement for their own tooth.

There are generally three phases to getting an implant:

• First, the dentist surgically places the implant into the jawbone. Your dentist may recommend a diet of soft foods, cold foods and warm soup during the healing process.

• Next, the bone around the implant heals in a process called osseointegration. What makes an implant so strong is that the bone actually grows around it and holds it in place. Osseointegration means “combines with the bone” and takes time. Some patients might need to wait until the implant is completely integrated, up to several months, before replacement teeth can be attached to the implant. Other patients can have the implants and replacement teeth placed all in one visit.

• Finally, it’s time for the placement of the artificial tooth/teeth. For a single tooth implant, your dentist will customize a new tooth for you, called a dental crown. The crown will be based on size, shape, color and fit, and will be designed to blend in with your other teeth. If you are replacing more than a single tooth, custom-made bridges or dentures will be made to fit your mouth and your implants. The replacement teeth usually take some time to make. In the meantime, your dentist may give you a temporary crown, bridge or denture to help you eat and speak normally until the permanent replacement is ready.

If you are interested in dental implants, it's a good idea to discuss it carefully with your dentist first. If you are in good general health this treatment may be an option for you. In fact, your health is more of a factor than your age. You may be medically evaluated by a physician before any implant surgery is scheduled.

Chronic illnesses, such as diabetes or leukemia, may interfere with healing after surgery. Patients with these issues may not be good candidates for implants. Using tobacco can also slow healing.
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I have sensitivity problem in my right teeth. When I drink cold water it pains. I want suggestions how can I get rid of it.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have sensitivity problem in my right teeth. When I drink cold water it pains. I want suggestions how can I get rid ...
You can start using a sensitive toothpaste. Take a little bit toothpaste on your finger and massage it on the sensitive teeth. Leave for 6-8 minutes and then rinse off.
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I have a tooth ache regularly. I have gone through root canal previously but pain is occurring.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
I have a tooth ache regularly. I have gone through root canal previously but pain is occurring.
May be there is reinfection. Kindly get yourself checked, you mostly will require re -rct and a cap.
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Teeth become yellowish even though care to clean is taken. How to get rid of this problem so as to have brivht teeth.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Teeth become yellowish even though care to clean is taken. How to get rid of this problem so as to have brivht teeth.
I will suggest you to use sparkling white toothpaste from himalaya and avoid any stain causing food items And follow up with finding after a month
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Im 37 years old. I use to chew gutkha since 10 yrs. Suddenly I stopped . I want my teeth to be whitened.

Post Graduate Cert in Microdentistry, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Im 37 years old. I use to chew gutkha since 10 yrs. Suddenly I stopped . I want my teeth to be whitened.
Gutkha stains are very difficult to eliminate, but a thorough scaling and polishing along with bleaching will help reduce the stains and discolouration significantly.
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Sir I am a 30 year old man and I smoke 8 to 10 cigarette daily. Now a days I find fibrosis in mouth. What medicine I should take? Please sir give best suggestions.

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir I am a 30 year old man and I smoke 8 to 10 cigarette daily. Now a days I find fibrosis in mouth. What medicine I ...
Please reduce and eventually stop smoking. It can cause oral and lung cancer and is life threatening. For fibrosis or smf please do consult a dentist asap. Medications can be given only after examination. Thanks.
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Sir I suffer teeth problem. My teeth hole n I am pain n sensitivity problem I am filling one tym wat can I do suggest me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I suffer teeth problem. My teeth hole n I am pain n sensitivity problem I am filling one tym wat can I do suggest...
The type of treatment you have for toothache 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 is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache 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 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 use colgate toothpaste for teeth and upper teeth are good but lower teeth at lower path I have yellow so how can I remove that?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I use colgate toothpaste for teeth and upper teeth are good but lower teeth at lower path I have yellow so how can I ...
Hello, yellowness could be because of deposits on your teeth or food lodged in your teeth. Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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