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Dr. Ritu Shah

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Ritu Shah Dentist, Mumbai
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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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Sir, My question is related to dental. Whenever I talk to any one I found smell in my mouth and blood comes out when I make kula with water.Please suggest me what to do?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Kolhapur
Please get your teeth cleaned immidiately by dentist. Apply stolin astr.rexidin mouthwash and lots of vit c food
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BDS
Dentist,
Simple rinsing your mouth with water after every snacks/meal
helps a lot in preventing Caries/Cavities.
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After eating, if I will not clean my teeth then after what time decay will start in teeth. after eating what should I do for cleaning of my teeth fully I have teeth decay and bed smell so how to remove full decay and be free from bed smell.

Master in Dental Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
brushing within 30 mins of eating anything is important. whatever bad effect tooth has to do on your teeth will do in the first half an hour
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Hi Lybrate team. I am a 26 years old man. I am suffering from bad breath problem. When I woke up at the morning, my mouth breaths so bad smell. I brush at morning and at night before sleep. Then why this happens.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi Lybrate team.
I am a 26 years old man. I am suffering from bad breath problem. When I woke up at the morning, my m...
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •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. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too.
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Dental Treatment for Cancer Patients

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Dental Treatment for Cancer Patients
1) Periodontal treatment and extraction of unrestorable teeth should be performed before transplantation

2) Oral hygiene techniques, including tooth brushing, flossing, diet modification, use of antimicrobial mouth rinses and topical fluorides are initiated, reviewed, and used by all patients.

3) Patients with poor dental status who have demonstrated little interest or ability to improve their oral hygiene must be advised to have their teeth extracted and dentures made.

4) Retained roots and fully impacted teeth without clinical or radiological symptoms are left in place. Implants with a probing depth greater than 7 mm must be explanted.

5) A significant correlation between dental foci and the incidence of Acute GVHD was found although this was also recorded in patients who underwent dental treatment.

(As per a. B. Melkos et al published in journal of Clinical Oral Invest (2003))
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I have yellow teeth. I brush 2times a day by colgate but couldn't see any difference what shall I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have yellow teeth. I brush 2times a day by colgate but couldn't see any difference
what shall I do?
You need bleaching and poloishing. And after that, maintain it by brushing twice daily and rinse your mouth after each meal. Floss your tooth to prevent food impaction. Avoid food that cause stains like excess of tea and coffee, chocolates, tobacco products, pan, gutka, alcohol and smoking.
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I have bleeding in my wisdom tooth. There is no pain, but blood keeps coming out. I have an exam after one month. Is there anything I can do for temporary relief?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology
Dentist, Nagpur
I have bleeding in my wisdom tooth. There is no pain, but blood keeps coming out. I have an exam after one month. Is ...
Go to dentist. Take x ray. Bleeding is due to food lodgement. Do necessary treatment. Your exam is far away. Regards.
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Bleaching for Extra White Teeth

BDS
Dentist,
Bleaching for Extra White Teeth

The smile is the first thing we notice about a person, and more than anything else, it reveals the teeth first. We all yearn for that set of perfectly aligned teeth that are pearly white in color. However, this is not a reality in all people.

Due to various reasons, the teeth are not always bright and white. In some cases, the high fluoride content in the water can lead to fluorosis, which causes irregular patches on the teeth. Chewing tobacco and smoking are another reason for teeth discoloration, ranging from yellow to brown to black. The most inevitable of all reasons is ageing, where they naturally change to a darker shade of yellow. However, dental technology has also improved to come up with various solutions, so that the dream for that set of pearly whites can be made a reality.

Bleaching is by far the most commonly used method for teeth whitening. The tooth has an outer layer called enamel, a next layer called dentin, and a final inner layer called the pulp. The enamel contains organic particles that give the tooth its color, and the bleach material attacks these organic particles and thereby removes the stains.

It is always advisable to use tooth bleaching under the supervision of a dentist. A thorough examination and diagnosis is required before deciding on one of the two modes of bleaching.

  1. In-office bleaching: This involves use of whitening gels that are not available over the counter. The gel is applied on the discolored portions of the teeth to leave a whiter tooth behind after the stipulated time.
  2. Home bleaching: In cases where more regular application is desired, the patient is given a kit which has customized trays and the whitening gel. The patient is educated on a schedule including how and when to apply the gel and instructions for this application.

In addition, for minor discolorations, there are other options as below:

  1. Whitening strips: These strips are similar to adhesive bandage and contain the bleaching agent. They are applied onto the tooth and left for usually about 30 minutes to take effect.
  2. Brush-on whitening: These gels are applied directly on the tooth and left for a while or overnight if required.
  3. Whitening chewing gum: For the chewing gum lovers, this could be an option. These chewing gums are similar to any chewing gum but include bleaching agents.

Side effects: Sensitivity and gum irritation are the two common side effects of bleaching. This could be either from the chemical or the trays that are used. The need to repeat the treatment again is another shortcoming. Repeated visits to the dentist may be needed once or twice a year to maintain the pearly white smile!

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My gums are swollen, just the front teeth area, any suggestions?

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist,
Dear your upper front gums being swollen could be due to gums problems. If not treated in time it could lead to reverse infection - what we call as perio endo lesion, which may require rct's for the teeth. If the bone loss due to gum problems is severe then the long term success of the rct again would be questionable! so, it is better that a thorough dental check with x rays be done to take care of this now than when it becomes difficult to manage later on. If you want you can share pics of the same here on this platform with the lips raised that area clearly evident for us to comment on. You could seek a private consultation for the same.
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I am 22 years old and am having severe pain in mouth gums.. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I am 22 years old and am having severe pain in mouth gums.. What should I do?
If its a gum pain you should get your teeth cleaned by a professional. And if it a tooth pain you should either go for rct or extraction.
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I am 25 year old male. My question is my teeth in pain too much, expline it why I can handle this situation and this problem effective on my mind.

BDS, D.pharm
Dentist, Chennai
I am 25 year old male. My question is my teeth in pain too much, expline it why I can handle this situation and this ...
You have dental caries. If then get restoration done don't worry once you get tooth filled you will b fine.
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I have sensitivity in my teeth. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I have sensitivity in my teeth. What should  I do?
Here are few steps to avoid sensitivity of teeth: - practice good oral hygiene. - use a sensitivity toothpaste like sensodyne. - don't brush too hard. - use a softer toothbrush. - take care while consuming acidic foods. - use fluoridated dental products. - avoid grinding your teeth. - see your dentist regularly for professional tooth cleaning, dental care recommendations and advice on treating your sensitive teeth.
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I have problem with my tongue. From the previous week it's been paining. It is soared in three areas where I cannot speak and eat, what should I do/

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
try tablet rebagen (by MacLeod pharma) twice daily for three days and oint lexanox plus (by MacLeod pharma) 2-3 times per day for 3 days I'll strongly recommend you to see a dentist or consult with elaborate medical history
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My teeth is yellow .I use daily salt, paste brush for my teeth but sitll my teeths yellow pls help.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My teeth is yellow .I use daily salt, paste brush for my teeth but sitll my teeths yellow pls  help.
Hello, yellow teeth could be because of deposits on your teeth or food lodged in your teeth. Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. You can also for bleaching or whitening for more white teeth. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Visit your dentist every 6 months.
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My daughter is suffering from teeth pain, she is 9 years old what's the best treatment for pain,

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My daughter is suffering from teeth pain, she is 9 years old what's the best treatment for pain,
Hi lybrate-user, you should take her to a good dentist to ascertain the cause of pain and accordingly get her treated.
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Sir, mere daato me kide lag gye h aur unhone aadha daate kha liya h kya kre ab hm.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Sir, mere daato me kide lag gye h aur unhone aadha daate kha liya h kya kre ab hm.
Visit your nearest dentist for proper diagnosis they can help you with teeth filling and r c t and crowns depending on the diagnosis and condition of your tooth.
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BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Ambarnath
Replace your old tooth brush with a new one after every three to four months.
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I am a 20 years old boy I have cavity in my teeth.What can i do?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist,
I am a 20 years old boy I have cavity in my teeth.What can i do?
Hi, you need to get the cavity restored. There are many materials for filling teeth cavities. Just visit your dentist and get the teeth restored. Regards.
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Bleeding from teeth what I have to do ?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist,
Bleeding from teeth what I have to do ?
Hi, the most common cause of bleeding gums is due to gum disease called gingivitis. I would advice you to get your teeth cleaned by a dentist as gingivitis is caused by deposition of plaque and calculus on teeth. Regards.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Studies have indicated obesity may be linked to GumDisease. Obesity can be the result of an unbalanced diet, which may lack the nutrients known to help the body fight off infections such as gum disease.
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