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Dr. Ritika Parikh

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To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
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Dr. Ritika Parikh is one of the best Dentists in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Ritika Parikh personally at Opus Dental Specialities in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ritika Parikh on Lybrate.com.

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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Loss of teeth not only have social stigma but also result in functional loss
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Hi, I have throat problem from past 1.5 years like redness in my mouth and red dots and cuts I have done complete test but results shows everything is normal. and I have consulted almost 6 ent specialist and nobody has helped me out. and I don't have any more trust on doctors.

M.D.S., BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi, I have throat problem from past 1.5 years like redness in my mouth and red dots and cuts I have done complete tes...
could you please elaborate on ur symptoms further...redness in the mouth could be due to periodontitis or due to other gum diseases...
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I am 58 yrs old male. My taste of mouth has lost since last 2 yrs. I had sinus problem & I operate it but no gain in taste. What to do?

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
Loss of taste is a common symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), salivary gland infection, sinusitis, poor dental hygiene, or even certain medicines. The medical term for a complete loss of taste is ageusia. A partial loss of taste is called dysgeusia. Loss of taste is caused by interruption of the transfer of taste sensations to the brain, or by a problem with the way the brain interprets these sensations. Although taste problems are common, complete loss of taste is rare. Loss of taste in mouth can be a sign of a serious condition. Seek prompt medical care if your loss of taste in mouth is persistent or causes you concern. A senior consultant in general medicine / internal medicine can help you.
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Tips for Selecting Proper Toothbrush – By Dr. Bharat Katarmal – A Dentist at Jamnagar

BDS
Dentist, Jamnagar
Tips for Selecting Proper Toothbrush – By Dr. Bharat Katarmal – A Dentist at Jamnagar
It's important for overall health to choose a brush that gets your mouth clean and keeps it healthy. Toothbrush is the principal and most important instrument to clean teeth.

You know that market is flooded with so many types of toothbrush in various colors, type, shape and size. Some toothbrush brands promise fresh breath, deep cleaning and even teeth whitening, those makes people more confused, and make shopping of toothbrush challenge.

There are, however, some toothbrush basics that you need to know. Here are some tips about selecting proper toothbrush.

Size of Toothbrush
The best toothbrush head allow you easy access to all surfaces of your teeth. For most adults, toothbrushes head a half-inch wide and one-inch tall will be the easiest to use and the most effective. There are also larger toothbrush heads available, but they are difficult to use to clean certain areas, such as the sides and backs of your molars. The toothbrush should have a long enough handle so you can comfortably hold it in your hand. The best toothbrush is one that fits your mouth and allows you to reach all teeth surfaces easily.

Bristle variety of Toothbrush
This is the most important point in selecting toothbrush. There are so many varieties of bristle type ranging from hard, medium, soft and ultra soft. Some people use the hardest bristles as they believe that it can achieve a better clean, but these can be having a negative impact on their teeth and gums. It has been shown that the harder bristles can cause premature gum recession and wear facets (Abrasion, Toothbrush trauma) on the teeth. For these reasons we recommend using the soft bristles as they achieve the good result with minimum trauma to the teeth and gums. A soft-bristled brush is best for removing plaque and debris from teeth. The soft-bristled toothbrush will be the most comfortable and safest choice. They are easier on your gums. When you brush, you want to clean your teeth, not make your gums bleed. A toothbrush with hard bristles is more likely to cause bleeding gums. Depending on how vigorously you brush your teeth and the strength of your teeth, medium and hard bristled brushes could actually damage the gums, root surface, and protective tooth enamel. For even more tooth protection when you brush, be sure the bristles on the toothbrush you select have rounded tips. The thin bristles tips are able to enter and sweep food particles from along the gum line and between narrower gaps between the teeth. The ultra soft bristled toothbrush mainly used after gum surgery specially recommended by dentists.
Remember: The Softest the better.

Don't forget: After daily use, your toothbrush can lose its effectiveness; its bristles become hard and even become a breeding ground for germs, fungus and bacteria. For that reason toothbrush should be replaced 3 monthly. If you recently had a cold or infection, you may have transferred germs to your toothbrush so be sure to use a new toothbrush.

Don’t Miss the Dental Visits
Brushing teeth is an essential part of daily routine, but remember that regular dental visits are most important to the overall dental health. By visiting dentist twice a year for checkups and dental cleanings, and learning how to brush properly, you will definitely enjoy a healthy, beautiful smile for a lifetime.
At Dr. Bharat Katarmal Dental and Implant Clinic, Jamnagar, we aim to identify, treat, and educate our patients on the best oral hygiene techniques to help maintain their own oral health at home. If it’s been more than six months since your last check up, a call on 9714290071 to book an appointment for dental check up.


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I have pain in my tooth from 3 days no medicine is working. so, what should I do.?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have pain in my tooth from 3 days no medicine is working. so, what should I do.?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment. Advance procedures are done with lasers too. You may consult me in person too. 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'm 28 years male, from the last 6 months my gums are bleeding and also my teeth are getting damaged due reflux of stomach acid. Previously (2007) I was diagnosed with esophageal ulcer. Recently when I visited gastroenlogist and endoscopy he said no problem every thing is clear. So how and why my gums are bleeding? And I am taking vitamin c tablets also.

Graduate of Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (GAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
Hi lybrate-user, Take 1/2 tea spoon soda bicarb (meetha soda) with luke warm water empty stomach. You can also apply it, on gums with fingers, Avoid tooth brush or use extra soft one.
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I want suggestion from dentist. My molar teeth is broken down and a empty space is occurred. What could I have to do. Is there further complications if I will not focus on it.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
I want suggestion from dentist.
My molar teeth is broken down and a empty space is occurred. What could I have to do....
yes the rest of your remaining teeth may migrate into the empty space and your teeth may have gaps in between. better get a tooth over there.
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I think I have periodontal disease or gingivitis, there is an inflammation of gums and teeth, ignored it often when also bleeding after brushing, is surgical method required to cure this disease, I had been suffering from last 8 years, what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I think I have periodontal disease or gingivitis, there is an inflammation of gums and teeth, ignored it often when a...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations 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. 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.
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My both lateral incisors are missing because of which I have gap in my teeth (i got to know through the Xray). I just wanna know what will be the cost of implanting lateral incisors and braces to close the gap?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
My both lateral incisors are missing because of which I have gap in my teeth (i got to know through the Xray). I just...
Hello Lybrate user, best way to close gaps between central incisor and canines is through braces. In India it will cost you between 30 to 60 k.
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I am male 18 yrs. I am suffering from pain since 2yrs at my right lower jaw. Under from last 3rd teeth. Already I have consult a doctor before 2 yrs. And now again I getting the same pain.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am male 18 yrs. I am suffering from pain since 2yrs at my right lower jaw. Under from last 3rd teeth. Already I hav...
Get an x-ray done to know about the position of wisdom tooth. It can be there is less space for eruption of wisdom tooth. If it is troubling then its bettere to get it extracted.
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I am 28 years old. From last 2 years my right sided tooth is being pained seldom which remains weeks. I am also being pained by same sided neck and eye. I want to know the problem and solution.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
I am 28 years old. From last 2 years my right sided tooth is being pained seldom which remains weeks. I am also being...
Pain from teeth may be radiating to neck, eyes. You must get root canal treatment of painfull tooth immediately.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Keeping the retainers clean and germ-free is very important. Use of a toothbrush, a good tooth paste and lukewarm water is appropriate for the cleaning.

On the last left side of my mouth, one new teeth is coming, due to which I am getting pain in the gum and in its peripheral area. Kindly suggest me the remedy.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
On the last left side of my mouth, one new teeth is coming, due to which I am getting pain in the gum and in its peri...
Hello lybrate-user erupting wisdom tooth causes pain. It is important to see clinically to decide if the tooth will erupt properly in place. If the position is appropriate, your dentist will give some medication for pain to subside. Otherwise, you should plan for tooth removal.
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Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis
Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.
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I has a general teeth problem so I have to put a clip on my teeth can you give any information.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I has a general teeth problem so I have to put a clip on my teeth can you give any information.
clip or braces over teeth are used to correct the alignment of teeth. what is the problem with your teeth.
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I have got bubble type on my bottom lip from inside mouth its there from one month how to recover from it.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
You might be suffering from mucocele. It occurs due to trauma to minor salivary gland can you share an image of the lesion to confirm the diagnosis.
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I am Suffering from teeth problem since last many months, I guess it pyria. Kindly recommend me something so that I can get cured of this. My front lower incisors adapted to yellowish. I am 24 years old. Kindly look into this matter.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am Suffering from teeth problem since last many months, I guess it pyria. Kindly recommend me something so that I c...
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
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Wisdom teeth pain, from 3 weeks swelling appearance cause much pain please gave me treatment for pain.

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Wisdom teeth pain, from 3 weeks swelling appearance cause much pain please gave me treatment for pain.
Swelling and pain in the third molar can be very difficult. Get a opg x-ray done. Please, do consult a dentist soon. You may need removal of the infected third molar or some other appropriate treatment.
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Hello! I'm 22 year old, I have undergone root canal treatment for my two front teeth (upper). I have caps on them now. As I am an army aspirant (officer entry), I always have a doubt about my eligibility. I have read about dental parameters. It is said that there should be no artificial dentures. An I eligible? Please let me know.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hello! I'm 22 year old, I have undergone root canal treatment for my two front teeth (upper). I have caps on them now...
hello, army aspirants are required to have teeth in a healthy condition. Since, you have got root canal treatment done in the upper front teeth, and have caps placed on them, you are eligible. so do not worry.
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