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Dr. Richa

B.D.S.

Dentist, Mumbai

6 Years Experience  ·  50 at clinic
Dr. Richa B.D.S. Dentist, Mumbai
6 Years Experience  ·  50 at clinic
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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. Richa is a trusted Dentist in Vile Parle West, Mumbai. She has helped numerous patients in her 6 years of experience as a Dentist. She has done B.D.S. . She is currently associated with MyDentist VileParle in Vile Parle West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Richa on Lybrate.com.

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B.D.S. - Subharati Dental College, Meerut - 2011
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I had done a root canal on my teeth right lower back .I am not able to open my mouth fully even after 10 days. There is pain when I try to fully open my mouth. Please advice.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I had done a root canal on my teeth right lower back .I am not able to open my mouth fully even after 10 days. There ...
Usually some pain does exist even after a root canal treatment is completed and there may be difficulty in opening mouth, so wait for some more time before contacting your previous dentist.
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I want to clean my yellow teeth. Please reply with nature treatment to white teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I want to clean my yellow teeth. Please reply with nature treatment to white teeth.
Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. 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. 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. HOME BLEACH FOR THE TEETH 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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All About Hyperdontia

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
All About Hyperdontia

Hyperdontia is a peculiar and quite rare dental problem which involves the growth of excess number of teeth. It can appear during birth and last till the primary teeth fall out to be replaced by the permanent set of teeth, or appear with the rise of the permanent teeth. If a person shows a tendency to grow more than 20 temporary teeth or more than 32 permanent teeth, he or she suffers from hyperdontia. 

Where do the additional teeth occur?
The additional teeth or supernumerary teeth can appear anywhere inside the mouth or dental arch, but the most common ones are called wisdom teeth and they grow as anterior molars after a certain age. Extra teeth in new born infants are called natal teeth. Occurrence of more than 4-6 supernumerary teeth is rare, although there have been known cases of more than 30 supernumerary teeth. 

Why does hyperdontia occur?
1. Hyperdontia often occurs in association with a few select disorders like cleidocranial dysplasia, Ehler - Danlos syndrome, Gardner syndrome, and cleft lip and palate. 
2. Although the exact cause of hyperdontia has not yet been discovered, some studies have shown that it might be a result of over activity of dental lamina during the phase of tooth development in infancy. 
3. It could also possibly be due to genetic or environmental factors. 

What problems does it pose and how can hyperdontia be corrected?
1. The existence of extra teeth often causes problems in speaking.
2. It may also cause deformation in the mouth region, and impediments in a lot of other functional activities like eating. 
3. In rare cases, the extra tooth/teeth may be agents of tumors or cysts. 
4. Therefore, treatment must be swiftly undertaken so as to remove the extra teeth and prevent rise of further teeth in the same spot. 
5. Sometimes, hyperdontia also leads to overcrowding and misshapen rows of teeth; this can also be corrected with extensive procedures.

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Hello doctor I'm 23 years old female I had tooth caries. And today my dentist removed my teeth. He told new teeth have to fetch after 30 days. Pls tell me can I eat foods with new duplicate teeth like normal tooth. Or else any causes will occur? I'm so scared Pls give me your valuable advice.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Hello doctor I'm 23 years old female I had tooth caries. And today my dentist removed my teeth. He told new teeth hav...
You can eat all the food with your new duplicate teeth. You would just have to a little careful with hard food that's all.
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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 a 23 year of student. I have a problem in my mouth. My teeth bleeding. I think it is called payriyaa. So what should I do sir?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Dont worry. You can go to nearby dentist for cleaning of your teeth as well as start taking medication for the same prescribed by your dentist.
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Hi, i'm 26 years old and off late I could fine yellowish in my tooth, how do I prevent it from decaying?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Brush regularly with a right brush and right brushing technique. Use a floss and visit a dentist regularly, if the tooth is already decayed get it filled on time before it gets painfull.
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I have a problem in my teeth. I think it cavity. I brought a sensodine paste. Is it help full. Please tell. A tight proposal.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have a problem in my teeth. I think it cavity. I brought a sensodine paste. Is it help full. Please tell. A tight p...
Sensodyne will not cure the problem. Such cavities need to be filled by the dentist. Otherwise you will end up losing the tooth.
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Dental Implants for Missing Teeth

BDS, Masters in Immediate Loading Implants, Digital Smile Degin , Fellowship in Implantology
Dentist, Gurgaon
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Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
Each tooth has five distinct sides; a toothbrush cleans only 3 of those 5 sides. The other two sides are where much of the destruction and disease (not to mention foul odors) originate: the in between areas. These remaining two sides require dental floss or tiny inter-dental brushes that can reach in-between and under the contact points of the teeth. Gum disease is linked to life-threatening illnesses such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and premature low birth weight babies.

Causes of Toothache

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
Causes of Toothache
As well as tooth decay, toothache may be caused by,
Tooth abscess
Tooth fracture
Damaged filling
Repetitive motions, such as chewing gum or grinding teeth
Infected gums

Tooth pain may be sharp, throbbing or constant take mustard oil. Add salt. It will also give you relief.

I got mouth ulcer from small, now am 24. Is there any medicine to stop this. It hurts a lot. Once in a week or two week it will come.

bachelor of dental surgery
Dentist, Hyderabad
I got mouth ulcer from small, now am 24. Is there any medicine to stop this. It hurts a lot. Once in a week or two we...
Hi Mr. Lybrate-user for some people mouth ulcers are common you need to take multivitamins twice daily when you have a mouth ulcer and local application of muco-pain gel before and after taking meals to avoid pain.
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Hi, I am having gum disease and blooding when I brush my teeth. So what I do? Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hi, I am having gum disease and blooding when I brush my teeth. So what I do? Please advise.
Ur gums r getting weak you need to visit a dentist for getting the cleaning to remove the bacterial infection surrounding your gums.
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My mother is 47 years old. Her teeth are becoming brittle . I mean they are breaking in very tiny pieces. What does this mean? Is it low calcium? What are the prevention methods for this. Thanks in advance.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My mother is 47 years old. Her teeth are becoming brittle . I mean they are breaking in very tiny pieces. What does t...
If it's lack of calcium nothing can b done now but consult a dentist c if it's tartar scaling polishing can be done.
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Hello, I lost my tooth in an accident. Doctor advice me to go for a tooth cap. What's the life time of a tooth cap. Any other possibilities? Doctor said I dont need a root canal as I went for consultation immediately.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello, I lost my tooth in an accident. Doctor advice me to go for a tooth cap. What's the life time of a tooth cap. A...
Hello as per your query loss of complete tooth in an accident necessitates proper healing prior to any dental procedure being undertaken. As far as life time of a cap is concerned, it usually lasts till the supporting teeth or the tooth on which it has been placed lasts for. But do get an iopa i. E. X -ray done in order to confirm that no tooth fragment is left behind in the socket.
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Everyday , when I brush my teeth my any one tooth bleeds once a little bit . Is it blood gums ? Please help me .

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Everyday , when I brush my teeth my any one tooth bleeds once a little bit . Is it blood gums ? Please help me .
bleeding gums are sign of gum infection due to accumulation of plaque on teeth. go for scaling and polishing of teeth. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. maintain proper oral hygiene.
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I can not open my mouth properly. Only one finger can be entered when I open my mouth. Also my teeth are very yellowish from last 7-8 years though I regularly brush. please provide me some help or any type of medication .or what will be the cost if I go through some medical treatment. please help.

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 can not open my mouth properly. Only one finger can be entered when I open my mouth. Also my teeth are very yellowi...
You might be Having OSMF Means difficulty in opening mouth .it can be treated by surgical correction or by physio and medicine also bt without checking clinically can not suggest proper treatment plan so go for consultation to dentist and accordingly go for treatment.
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During my sixth std a cyst was developed at my lateral incisor because there is a delay in permanent teeth of so doctor removed my teeth by performing surgery. Now I want to rectify that gap .some one is saying to remove all my incisors and clipped and the other is saying to have zirconium teeth by decreasing the size of adjacent teeth. Do in future there is a possibility of any advanced technology or alternative without effecting other teeth other than screwing. My age 20.

MDS Pedodontics
Dentist, Mangalore
During my sixth std a cyst was developed at my lateral incisor because there is a delay in permanent teeth of so doct...
Hi satish.. Implants are advanced tooth replacement option that is available for us today.. In this procedure adjacent tooth is not altered.. A small screw will be placed in the bone which will mimic the natural tooth( sounds scary but its a simple procedure😊)
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Right vocal card growth - biopsy for HPE Histologic features are suggestive of Squamous papilloma with varicose hyperplasia. Note: suggested clinic or radiological and surgical correlation Please suggest further action to be taken.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Right vocal card growth - biopsy for HPE Histologic features are suggestive of Squamous papilloma with varicose  hype...
Although no" cure" is known to exist, some centers have very successful therapies, including state-of-the-art lasers. These therapies can be broadly divided into" surgical" and" non-surgical. Surgical removal of the papillomas is the standard of care today. They will not go away with a pill or an antibiotic. Surgical removal also provides a specimen for the pathologist to analyze for the presence of any pre-cancer or cancer. The goal of any surgical procedure is to remove as much of the papillomatosis as possible without scarring the vocal cords, which may result in irreversible hoarseness. Too aggressive of a surgical procedure can result in a voice that is worse than before surgery. On the other hand, insufficiently aggressive surgery is not worth having if too much papillomatosis is left behind. Removal of papillomas usually takes place under general anesthesia in an operating room. Once the patient is fully asleep, a special scope holds open the mouth until the throat can be seen under a microscope (see photograph below). The involved areas should be carefully inspected and mapped out. A biopsy is generally taken, especially if an area looks suspicious. A combination of lasers, micro-instruments and injections are used to treat the involved areas. In advanced centers, the ideal laser to treat papillomas is the ktp laser.
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