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Dr. Ritika

Dentist, Mumbai

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Dr. Ritika is one of the best Dentists in Andheri West, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Ritika at Dr Kadalis Dental Clinic in Andheri West, Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Ritika on Lybrate.com.

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My niece she's 7 and her both upper teeth have broken and its been a year but the teeth haven't grown back,no signs of them.The gum is closed.

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Wait for 6-8 months. If they do not erupt within this time get an OPG xray done & consult a dentist.
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I have a habit of chewing tobacco and then scars fall on my upper teeth only. Have a habit of having tea too. I have controlled it now and also I clean my teeth in 6 months. But scars recur. Do I have a option to whiten my teeth permanent.

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I have a habit of chewing tobacco and then scars fall on my upper teeth only. Have a habit of having tea too. I have ...
Hello, stains on teeth is because of tea and tobacco. You need to visit the dentist and get a scaling and polishing done. Brush twice a day, rinse after every meal and floss regularly. You can go for home whitening gels day and night for teeth whitening. Consult your dentist for it.
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Is kissing and licking vagina of my wife is healthy. Secretions occurring in vagina can go in my mouth.

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Is kissing and licking vagina of my wife is healthy. Secretions occurring in vagina can go in my mouth.
It is not healthy if you not sure about the virginal secretion of your wife. First get her blood test done and if all fine then you can do what ever you want without any fear. But yes there are many bacteria that's very bad if it enters from virgina to your mouth you may have to face those bacterial and fungal infections in your mouth later.
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I have mouth ulcers. What should I do?

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I have mouth ulcers. What should I do?
Kindly apply dologel two to three times until it subsides. Also take b complex capsules for 15 days. If it does not subsides consult a dentist

What will be the overall price for putting braces for teeth from dentist or cosmetic dentistry?

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What will be the overall price for putting braces for teeth from dentist or cosmetic dentistry?
The rate varies from which type of braces you want to put, metal one or ceramic ones. Generally it starts from 22k onwards. Braces treatment should be done by a orthodontist.
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I have a problem of bad smell. I used to brush my teeth 3-4 times per day but still have a bad smell. I want to get rid of this problem.

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I have a problem of bad smell. I used to brush my teeth 3-4 times per day but still have a bad smell. I want to get r...
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. Regards Dr. Krinita motwani's dental clinic.
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I am 36 yrs female, sensitivity especially on the back side of teeth to cold, is it advisable to use sensodyne and for how long. I guess sensodyne is symptomatic relief, does it repair enamel? are herbal toothpaste better than chemical based? kindly suggest.

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Sensitivity is directly related to teeth wear away.. That is cervical abrasion( caused by faulty tooth brushing technique), attrition( teething or night grinding habit) or by erosion( caused by intake of aerated drinks).. These can be treated by either fillings or night guard appliance depending on the exact cause.. If left untreated then ends up with RCTs with crown, which is not necessary.. As u knw, tooth paste will just relives the symptoms but not the cause.. So plz do visit the dentist to know the exact cause and accordingly the treatment plan..

Hello doctor! I am feeling tooth pain. This is so painful. Please help me about tooth pain. I am using "Dectarain 500 mg" Is this good? Regards.

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I am feeling tooth pain. This is so painful. Please help me about tooth pain. I am using "Dectarain 500...
Only medicine won't help. For immediate pain relief dissolve 2 tabs of ketorol dt in half cup of water and drink it. And if pain is cavity related then get your root canal treatment done and if it is associated with wisdom pain then you will have to get it removed. In any case, only medicine won't help, consult dentist. Get sell soon.
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I have cavities and also have carious in my teeth. Have you any mediation or aurvedic appliances for it. What should I have to do?

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I have cavities and also have carious in my teeth. Have you any mediation or aurvedic appliances for it. What should ...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. 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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Cavity in tooth, left lower jaw, pain at night, from cleaning teeth with water(normal cold). Which medcine i should take ?

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Medicines won't treat your toothache, it would merely subside the pain for some time. You will have to get an x ray done for the tooth and get necessary treatment done. Till you get it examined you can take a painkiller that you are not allergic to.

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अपने दांतो की सुरक्षा के लिए हर छह महीने में अपने दन्त चिकित्सक दन्त परीक्षण कराएं

Is it possible to remove more yellowish marks on teeth due to fluorosis or not proper brushing? If yes, which treatment should I take?

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Is it possible to remove more yellowish marks on teeth due to fluorosis or not proper brushing? If yes, which treatme...
Yes it is possible for that I would suggest you to consult dentist as he or she has to check the how much intense and deep is the yellowish stains treatmrnt depends upon the severity of stains mild stains - microabrasion or bleeching moderate stains - microabrasion and dirrect veneering severe stains - veneering.
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My teeth is naturally little big how can I fixed this?

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My teeth is naturally little big how can I fixed this?
Hi You need to consult an orthodontist for physical examination. You may need orthodontic treatment as well as cosmetic correction to get rid of your problem.
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I am 38 year old male. What can I do about redness and pain on the inside of my lower lip?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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I have tooth problem. Which is like when ve ice cream or cold water or cool drink my tooth ache I tried changing paste also but still I have the same problem if you can provide me some solution tgat ll be very helpful..

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I have tooth problem. Which is like when ve ice cream or cold water or cool drink my tooth ache I tried changing past...
Lybrate-user you are having sensitivity teeth can be due to cavity formation or gingival recession. Apply sensodyne tooth paste two time in a day. Please take care of your digestion and maintain oral hygiene. Visit dental surgeon for check up.

Having pain in my teeth from long the portion of pain got black colour what should I do to prevent it.

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Having pain in my teeth from long the portion of pain got black colour 
what should I do to prevent it.
Plz take a pain killer and then consult a dentist. Pain killer is only going to give you temporary relief. Dentist will find out the cause for the pain and help you to get rid of it.

Sir I take tobocco for last 4 year. Sir I am suffering from locked jaws mujhe koi gharelu upay batey jisse yeh thik ho jaye.

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Sir I take tobocco for last 4 year. Sir I am suffering from locked jaws mujhe koi gharelu upay batey jisse yeh thik h...
U r late for gherelu u pay it could b osmf which is said to b precancerous stop tobbaco consult a maxillofacial surgeon u may require surgery

I am Suffering from small mouth ulcer. Having unbearable pain when in contact with acidic or spicy food. Please let me know how to reduce it asap.

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Apply mucopain before having food. Visit your dentist for further treatment and find out the cause of ulcer.
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I have jaw locking problem since 2011. Everytime I open my mouth cracking sound comes from left jaw. It pains sometimes. What shall I do?

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I have jaw locking problem since 2011. Everytime I open my mouth cracking sound comes from left jaw. It pains sometim...
You need to show a oral medicine specialist/maxillofacial surgeon for analysis before your problem can be diagnosed and treated.
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All About Dry Mouth

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Dry mouth or Xerostomia is characterized by the drying of the mouth as a result of reduced saliva secretion. Secretion of an adequate amount of saliva helps in chewing & swallowing of food which in turn creates a healthy oral cavity. A recent study showed that women have more chances of getting a dry mouth as compared to men. If not diagnosed on time, dry mouth might lead to mouth infections, severe damage to the teeth enamel and gingivitis.

The symptoms of dry mouth include, but are not limited to:
a. Craving for water in regular intervals.
b. Swollen tongue.
c. Dry eye.
d. Significant trouble while swallowing, speaking or chewing along with disturbing bad breath.
e. Severe headaches and formations of ulcers in the mouth

Causes
1. This condition might occur as a side effect of:
a. Other serious conditions such as GERD, Alzheimer's disease, HIV/AIDS etc.
b. Side effects of medical treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation therapy; this might result in significant damage to the salivary glands.
c. Side effects of drugs prescribed for diarrhea, nausea, asthma, obesity, depression, Parkinson's disease etc.

2. Abnormal consumption of marijuana, crystal methamphetamine and tobacco might cause dry mouth.

3. It can occur during pregnancy and breastfeeding, dry mouth can be a common occurrence because of acute dehydration.

4. Sleep apnea, snoring and breathing through your mouth instead of the nose on a daily basis might induce dry mouth.

5. Severe damage to the nerves might result in dry mouth conditions.

Treatment
1. A healthy amount of water consumption, about 3 liters every day, will help to keep the mouth wet.
2. Application of toothpaste and mouthwashes containing fluoride twice a day will help to keep the mouth moist.
3. You should change the dosages of medicines after consulting your doctor if Xerostomia is primarily occurring as a result of side effect of the drugs.
4. Prescribed dosage of medicines such as "Pilocarpine" might induce increased saliva secretion.
5. Try breathing through the nose instead of your mouth to avoid Xerostomia.
All About Dry Mouth
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