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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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BDS
Dentist, Pune
Myth # 1- Brushing is Bad for Bleeding Gums - in fact Gums bleed because of inflammation of the gums caused due to in effective Brushing.
Myth # 2 - Bad Breath means you are a Bad Brusher - Bad oral hygiene is one of the causes for Bad Breath other causes include Indigestion,Dry Mouth,Lack of Salivation,Sinusitis and post nasal Drip &Uncontrolled diabetes
Myth # 3 - Regular use of mouth wash is good for oral hygiene - fact is mouth washes are good for maintenance of oral hygiene but only when it is indicated and prescribed by your dentist.
Myth # 4 - Scaling and polishing will lead to spaces in between the teeth - the fact is after removal of calculus one starts feeling the gaps in between the teeth which were occupied by it.One need to start taking care from beginning so that they do not come across a situation where they have lots of calculus in between the teeth which lead to gum recession and spacing between the teeth.
Myth # 5 - Brushing with hard toothbrush will clean teeth more effectively - In fact bristles of hard toothbrush do not reach the crevices of the teeth and one need to apply more pressure. In the process all stress is borne by enamel and it starts wearing off.

I get mouth ulcers oftenly I tried many B complex tablets but I could not get rid of if so what shall I do.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I get mouth ulcers oftenly I tried many B complex tablets but I could not get rid of if so what shall I do.
hello, you can apply baking soda over it or do baking soda in water mouth rinses. this will help to heal ulcers. if they still persist get your Vitamin B levels checked.
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My mom is 55 years old and she has some dental problems. 4 of her upper left teeth are reduced in density and it is spreading to the other tooth also, it seems to be like skeleton teeth. She is ill now, so we are unable to consult the dentist immediately. So please tell me what would be the reason for this.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My mom is 55 years old and she has some dental problems. 4 of her upper left teeth are reduced in density and it is s...
Loga she is suffering from poor oral hygiene and caries in tooth . give her tab brufen for pain .and visit dental surgeon at the earliest .
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Healthy Gums

MDS, BDS, Diploma in Forensic Medicine
Dentist, Allahabad
Healthy Gums

Dental check up should be get it done in every 6 months! stay healthy n keep smiling alwayz.

I am 20 years old. My mouth smells badly even after brushing my teeth. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am 20 years old. My mouth smells badly even after brushing my teeth. What should I do?
Bad breath can be due to medical reasons also pls check if you get cold very often if there is post nasal discharge if not than if you have never cleaned your teeth get it cleaned once, you can use a mouth wash als fr a month and do show a dentist.
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My son is 4 and half year old. He was eating chocolate for 2 year. His upper teeth got drink till jow Now we have stopped chocolate but there is little black in lower teeth. Now what to do Please reply.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
My son is 4 and half year old. He was eating chocolate for 2 year. His upper teeth got drink till jow Now we have sto...
Consult dentist. May be upper teeth need to be extracted. For lowers it may be a spot or decay needing filling.
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Hi doctors my teeth are never clean- always have a slightly yellow tinge even after good amount of brushing. What I do for this.

BDS
Dentist, Patna
Hi doctors
my teeth are never clean- always have a slightly yellow tinge even after good amount of brushing. What I d...
You could go for veenearing and I would also suggest a better tooth paste with active salt ingredients.
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Hello doctor I am very I'll what should i do ? i am also suffering from bad breath. please advice

MDS
Dentist, Cuddalore
Hello doctor I am very I'll what should i do ? i am also suffering from bad breath. please advice
Bad breath could occur commonly due to 1 deposits in teeth 2 decayed teeth 3 decayed teeth with pus discharge. If none of the above, it can also be due to ulcer in stomach if any. Use of mouth wash might help. Please get it diagnosed by dentist before starting treatment.
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My teeths are becoming yellowish from last month and am using close up toothpaste. I want whiteness in my teeths. What should I do?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
Since your teeth are turning yellowish so it means you have stains and deposits on your teeth. You need to get cleaning (scaling &polishing) of teeth done. Cleaning will restore the natural shade of your teeth, if you want to more bright teeth go for bleaching of teeth.
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How to make my teeth look white. It looks pale yellow no matter how much I brush. I brush as usual 2 times a day.

BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
How to make my teeth look white. It looks pale yellow no matter how much I brush. I brush as usual 2 times a day.
There is a procedure known as bleaching which will whiten your teeth. First scaling and polishing of the teeth is performed followed by bleaching with lasers. Brushing keeps your teeth clean, free from decay and deposits but every person has his/her own natural colour of teeth so you cannot change your teeth colour by brushing but with bleaching we can.
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Is root canal dangerous for health. My doctor tell me to do it .kindly me tell me it is safe or not.

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
Is root canal dangerous for health. My doctor tell me to do it .kindly me tell me it is safe or not.
No its not a dangerous procedure. Its recommended to go for a root canal treatment when your tooth requires it. Otherwise it can cause pus to accumulate in your bone and gums surrounding the concerned tooth and cause swelling which can sometimes be dangerous to your health.
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Lots of saliva create on mouth while sleeping what should I do? My digestion is also good.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Lots of saliva create on mouth while sleeping what should I do? My digestion is also good.
U should look into the habit of mouth breathing tell people ard you to wake you up if your sleeping with mouth open get ent check up done.
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I am 24 yr old boy and i'm suffering from my mouth smelling since I was 21 yr old. I always brushed my teeth daily but after a hour this problem start again tell what should I do. Thank you.

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 am 24 yr old boy and i'm suffering from my mouth smelling since I was 21 yr old. I always brushed my teeth daily bu...
Get your teeth clean by the dentist. You can use the tongue cleaner and also the clohex mouth wash 3time in day. Also make a habit to brush twice in day
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One of relative's upper bone which supports gums and teeth got removed due to Cancer Tumor. Could you please assists how it can be reconstructed.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
One of relative's upper bone which supports gums and teeth got removed due to Cancer Tumor. Could you please assists ...
there are many reconstruction protocols. I can help you in a better way if you can send me a pic of the patient
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I'm regular suffering from mouth ulcers, it happen frequently, please suggest permanent solution for this.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I'm regular suffering from mouth ulcers, it happen frequently, please suggest permanent solution for this.
Hello as a home remedy you can apply baking soda over your teeth or do baking soda in water mouth rinses. If the ulcer persists, you need to consult a physician and get your Vitamin B levels checked. If required take supplements for it.
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I have yellow teeth which gives me awkward feeling. Can I make it white without any treatment?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
There is no such way to whiten your teeth other than bleaching. There can be little change if you use home bleach. You can ask me privately about it.
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Cavities

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Cavities
Cavities, or tooth decay, is the destruction of your tooth enamel, the hard, outer layer of your teeth. It can be a problem for children, teens and adults. Plaque, a sticky film of bacteria, constantly forms on your teeth. When you eat or drink foods containing sugars, the bacteria in plaque produce acids that attack tooth enamel. The stickiness of the plaque keeps these acids in contact with your teeth and over time the enamel can break down. This is when cavities can form. A cavity is a little hole in your tooth.

Cavities are more common among children, but changes that occur with aging make cavities an adult problem, too. Recession of the gums away from the teeth, combined with an increased incidence of gum disease, can expose tooth roots to plaque. Tooth roots are covered with cementum, a softer tissue than enamel. They are susceptible to decay and are more sensitive to touch and to hot and cold. It’s common for people over age 50 to have tooth-root decay.

Decay around the edges, or a margin, of fillings is also common for older adults. Because many older adults lacked benefits of fluoride and modern preventive dental care when they were growing up, they often have a number of dental fillings. Over the years, these fillings may weaken and tend to fracture and leak around the edges. Bacteria accumulate in these tiny crevices causing acid to build up which leads to decay.

You can help prevent tooth decay by following these tips:

Brush twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste.
Clean between your teeth daily with floss or interdental cleaner.
Eat nutritious and balanced meals and limit snacking.
Check with your dentist about the use of supplemental fluoride, which strengthens your teeth, and about use of dental sealants (a plastic protective coating) applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (where decay often starts) to protect them from decay.
Visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and oral examination.
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When my sister do colgate brush ,then blood began to her gingival tell me solution of this scurvy.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
When my sister do colgate brush ,then blood began to her gingival tell me solution of this scurvy.
Hello, bleeding gums could be because of deposits on teeth surface or food lodged in between teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth twice daily, night brushing is very important. Floss regularly. Rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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Hello doctor! Im having a gum bleeding problem much more please suggest me some remedy for this.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello doctor!
Im having a gum bleeding problem much more please suggest me some remedy for this.
Hi, there are various reasons for bleeding gums like poor oral hygiene, vitamin deficiency, physical injury to gums, hormonal changes, medications etc. You have to visit dentist for professional cleaning and check-up to know the exact cause and solution of your problem. Regards
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