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Dr. Rucha Gaikwad

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Rucha Gaikwad Dentist, Mumbai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Rucha Gaikwad is a popular Dentist in Dadar West, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Rucha Gaikwad at Perfect Smile Clinic in Dadar West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Rucha Gaikwad on Lybrate.com.

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Recently I got oral thrush. Can I know the reason behind occuring of it? and the medicines that needed to be taken? thanks in advance.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Oral thrush is a fungal infection which occurs due to dry mouth, uncontrolled diabetes, weak immune system or patient on corticosteroids. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need candid ointment until then. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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 been suffering mouth ulcer since six to seven days and have been regularly using the ointment but till now I have seen no signs of it reducing.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have been suffering mouth ulcer since six to seven days and have been regularly using the ointment    but till now ...
U may take a cap of BNC daily, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, local application of metrogyl gel, drink plenty of water, add fibre to ur diet banana , vegetables r rich in that, take two table spoon of isabagol husk at night. Hurry n worry increase this problem avoid that , ladies may have this problem more during periods
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I have cavity in one tooth (upper jaw) and one lower tooth is broken (small potion remaining). Whether cavity can be filled up as I do not want to go for root canal treatment. How the broken tooth will be extracted?

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
I have cavity in one tooth (upper jaw) and one lower tooth is broken (small potion remaining). Whether cavity can be ...
Yes you can go if you are not really interested in rct now but be prepared for rct in near future. Broken tooth could also be saved if you want. But if you insist to extract the dentist may want to see an xray report for the same. An xray is a vital tool for every dental treatment. So go for it and smile.
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I have a problem of smell from my mouth & my teeth seem to become yellow type. What should I do sir.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I have a problem of smell from my mouth & my teeth seem to become yellow type.
What should I do sir.
Hi U have to get scaling done once and in order to prevent further deposition of tartar in your mouth use @ homeodent toothpaste. brush morning and night. @ gargle with menthol Q
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Dear Sir, Please provide medicine name which will be better for me for bad breath.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Dear Sir, Please provide medicine name which will be better for me for bad breath.
Medicines alone will not cure your bad breath. You need to find the root cause and eradicate it. You need to do the checkup with dentist.
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I have unorganised teeth including several extras and suffer from frequent Gum bleeding but no pain or problems with teeth. What should I do,

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have unorganised teeth including several extras and suffer from frequent Gum bleeding but no pain or problems with ...
Few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - 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 to keep the area clean. - Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth.
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I have a teeth which is having germs and it needs root canal treatment, what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Bilaspur
Hello whatever your age be. Saving a tooth is always recommended as extraction can be done anytime in life but chance for saving that tooth would come only once. I haven't seen the xray but if a dentist has advised root canal better do it.
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I have too much pain in my teeth what should I do now? I have infection in my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have too much pain in my teeth what should I do now? I have infection in my teeth.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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I have dental fluorosis. I want to know is there any permanent remedy for it is available.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have dental fluorosis. I want to know is there any permanent remedy for it is available.
you can plan for ceramic veneers to mask the colour of teeth. it lasts long,and gives very good aesthetic results
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How to protect our teeth from gums. How to over come from eyes problem. How to maintain fîtness.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
How to protect our teeth from gums. How to over come from eyes problem. How to maintain fîtness.
syed ajmeer visit dental surgeon for checkup . you need to take care of teeth and maintain good oral hygiene, like brushing your teeth twice a day with colgate fresh mint tooth paste ,regular rinse with Mouthwashes (listerine )after meals. use itone eye drop and do regular exercise to remain fit .
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I am Suffering from mouth ulcer frequently every month from 6, 7 month why I don't know the reason, I am suffering from constipation also.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I am Suffering from mouth ulcer frequently every month from 6, 7 month why I don't know the reason,  I am  suffering ...
Please keep bowels clear - take more of fibers in your diet. Avoid sedentary life/fast-foods/night watching. Never skip meals - take balance diet always a glass of mixed fruit juice needs to be taken daily. Take nux vom 30 - once daily.
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I have developed a little ulcer near the leukoplakia area under the right side of my tongue. Will it automatically disappear and can be automatically cured if can leave smoking?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have developed a little ulcer near the leukoplakia area under the right side of my tongue. Will it automatically di...
Hi lybrate-user Since the ulcer is near an area which you have written as "leukoplakia" I assume that you must have taken an opinion from a specialist. The ulcer should actually heal, but I assume that erythroplakia (redness along with white patchof leukoplakia) has been ruled out. Also, I would suggest that since the ulcer is in the area of leukoplakia, a biopsy should be done to rule out any malignant changes.
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All ready 15 years back i done bridge for upper jaw teeth. They loose, can replace it ?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Yeah u can replace them if supporting teeth are still ok then can use same teeth for bridge otherwise go for implants
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BDS
Dentist, Gandhidham
We often tend to neglect the black spot on tooth, which eventually hollows out the entire tooth. At this stage the tooth cavity is limited to the outermost layer that's enamel. Over a period of time, it enters dentin which is the second layer of tooth. At this stage, slight sensitivity to cold/hot may be experienced. After eroding the dentin, it enters the third layer, which is the pulp, and this is the time you experience shooting pain, can't sleep in the night. This is the time you visit dentist and undergo a root canal treatment and then a crown, 2-4 appointments minimum and around 5000 rs expenditure. Now you realise that a visit to a dentist few months back would have been better. The dentist would have simply removed a decay and cover your tooth cavity with a dental cement. Just 600-800 bucks. So my dear patients, don't wait for the dental pain and then seek treatment. Better, keep a watch on your teeth, visit dentist every 6 months for routine check up, your will save lot of time, energy and money!

Clove and its Benefits in Relieving Tooth Pain

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmedabad
Clove and its Benefits in Relieving Tooth Pain

Clove is a commonly known spice, which is native to the Asian cuisine. They are dried flower buds of a tree from the family of Myrtaceae. These buds are known to be harvested originally in Maluku Islands in Indonesia. The cloves are aromatic and is known to lend a sweet and earthy flavor to food. Historically, cloves have been used both for culinary and medicinal uses. As a culinary spice, clove is used in meat dishes, curries, drinks and marinades. It is widely used in Indian, Chinese, African and South Asian cuisine.

Cloves have amazing medicinal properties. The bud has been widely recognized as a wonder bud packed with health benefits. In India, cloves are an important element of Ayurvedic medicine. It’s warm and soothing properties are beneficial for treating digestive tract problems. Clove oil is used in aromatherapy and can also be used as an ant repellent, due to its strong smell.

Clove oil is extracted from cloves and contains a chemical compound called Eugenol. This compound not only lends aroma to the spice, but also possesses analgesic, antibacterial, antiseptic and anesthetic properties. It is for this reason, clove oil is used extensively in dentistry as an anodyne (A pain reliever). Its antiseptic and antibacterial properties are beneficial in treating infections and its anesthetic qualities are extremely helpful in relieving pain.

In painful teeth conditions like an abscessed tooth, infections, gum disease or even cavities, toothache can range from mild to sharp shooting and almost unbearable pain. The patient suffering from such conditions is usually put on antibiotics, thus, it is wise to recommend using Ayurvedic clove oil or Eugenol oil as it is commonly known for its pain relief properties. Eugenol helps in providing relief from pain by arresting the nerve tissues, causing a local anesthetic effect. However, it is strongly advised to use clove oil only under the guidance of a dentist.

Since Clove oil can alter blood sugar levels and is warm in nature and is not recommended for patients suffering from diabetes or bleeding disorders. Caution must be exercised as overuse of clove oil can cause nerve damage. If using at home, it is better to mix 2 to 3 drops of the clove oil along with half a teaspoon of olive oil and then apply the mixture to the painful area. The oil can also be applied using a cotton ball on the painful tooth with the help of tweezers; however, it is important that one should not keep the oil for more than 10 seconds on the affected area. It is also important not to swallow any oil as it can be harmful for your health. Drinking clove tea or chewing a clove till it releases its oil is much safer and effective way to use it, than using a clove oil.

So, next time you have a toothache, do not suffer. Try this medicinal gift, but stay safe. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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Hello, I have been suffering with bad breath since 8 years. I realized that the smell is coming from the throat. I get too much phlegm which stinks. I brush my teeth few times a day and I can still feel that the smell coming from the throat. If I clear my throat by gargling salt water, I feel little bit fresh but the problem comes back. Is there any permanent remedy? Please help. Thanks.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Hello, I have been suffering with bad breath since 8 years. I realized that the smell is coming from the throat. I ge...
1. Halitosis (bad smell from mouth/breath) could be due to poor oral hygiene/ gingivitis/caries tooth/ smoking/tobacco chewing/dry mouth/ sinusitis 2. Maintain good oral hygiene by brushing your teeth twice daily, clean tongue thoroughly 3. Rinse your mouth with hexidine/betadine mouth wash 2-3 times daily 4. Avoid smoking/chewing tobacco if any 5. Use dental flush to clean food particle stuck in between teeth 6. Consult dentist for examination of oral cavity and follow advice and treatment accordingly.
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B.D.S. (Dental Surgeon) , House Surgeon
Dentist,
Even after the RCT is complete, patients must visit their endodontists or dentists to get the proper restorative work completed on the tooth.
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