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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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My mouth stings and no one is eager to talk with me because when I talk with them they remove their handkerchief and place on their mouth pls help.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My mouth stings and no one is eager to talk with me because when I talk with them they remove their handkerchief and ...
bad breath is due to accumulation of plaque on teeth, decay teeth, dry mouth, smoking, tobacco chewing, consumption of caffeinated or aerated beverages, oilly n spicy food, sore throat, bad digestion. go for scaling and polishing of teeth. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. maintain proper oral hygiene. increase your water intake.
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How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color according to white like a cute baby. How can I care about my hair also?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color according to white like a cute baby. How can I c...
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Last 2days I am suffering from severe toothache. I tried some medicines. Buy it didn't work out. Help me to get out of this pain.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Last 2days I am suffering from severe toothache. I tried some medicines. Buy it didn't work out. Help me to get out o...
Hi. If the pain is severe than definetly show to a dentist nearby. If their is food stucking in your tooth then it would be caries i. E tooth is decaying and get your caries removes and filling done. It looks as you are telling you might require root canal treatment. If you use pain killers than do a proper course of both antibiotics and painkillers for 3 consecutive days with taking both together morning and evening each day. It will temporary give you relief by subsiding your pain. But show it to a dentist before.
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I have a bad smell coming from my mouth which I can feel. Pls help with solution I brush my teeth and clean my tongue everyday. Sometimes blood comes when I brush my teeth.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have a bad smell coming from my mouth which I can feel. Pls help with solution I brush my teeth and clean my tongue...
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.
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My age is 39 yrs old. all teeth are aching after removing a molar tooth please advise suitable medicines.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello sir, kindly let me know how many days back molar tooth was removed, if the removal was done normal or surgical. Sometimes post extraction pain persists if the procedure was traumatic. So as of now pain killers and warm saline mouth rinse would be helpful.
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My front teeth has broken. What should have I do for regain my tooth on shape. Please give me good information.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
My front teeth has broken. What should have I do for regain my tooth on shape. Please give me good information.
Get laminate or crown done depending upon amount of tooth structure lost. You may need root canal treatment for that tooth. Radiograph and check up will decide final treatment plan.
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Always i am facing mouth ulcers?

MDS, BDS
Dentist,
There are many reasons for recurring mouth ulcers. Some are given below 1. Stress ulcers 2. Stomach upset 3. Allergy to some drug or food 4. Viral infections 5. Certain blood disorder etc. Visit a dentist to find the cause and management.
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The Proper Way to Brush Your Teeth !

BDS
Dentist, Pune
The Proper Way to Brush Your Teeth !

Blog by Dr Ratnika Agarwal at Smile Up Dental Care & Implant Center ,Pune .We provide Dental & Cosmetic Treatments for all age groups.

Many of us were taught how to properly brush our teeth when we were still young kids.

And, admit it or not, most of us are stuck with the same brushing method into adulthood.

Sadly, many of us also learned the improper way of brushing.

Indeed, even though we are taught the proper brushing technique, we may not often stick to it.

Did you know that brushing properly is tricky? We wish to get rid of plaque without damaging our gums and brushing too hard.

So, what are the correct ways to brush our teeth by Dr Ratnika Agarwal ?

  • Brush lightly.

The teeth and gums must be brushed gently as hard brushing may cause the gums to recede and get damaged. It is advised to hold the toothbrush the same manner you hold a pen. By doing so, a lighter stroke is encouraged.

  • Brush your teeth at least two times per day.

Brush in the morning and at night before you head to bed. In so doing, food particles are removed. Brushing in the morning will aid clear away the plaque that accumulated overnight. It is important to dry before you sleep because this is the period when the mouth becomes dry and it becomes easier for bacteria to attack the teeth.

  • Use an extra-soft or soft-bristled toothbrush.

By means of using these types of toothbrush, the teeth and gums won’t be harmed and abraded. It matters to change your toothbrush when necessary or on a regular basis. Shredded or worn out toothbrush are no longer effective in cleaning the teeth. Be smart in choosing a toothbrush and only purchase the one that is officially approved by the American Dental Association.

  • Brush your teeth for at least two minutes.

Two minutes is actually the required time to clean the teeth. This way, each tooth is thoroughly cleaned. You may consider using a timer if you are using a manual toothbrush.

  • Do not brush your teeth more than 3 times per day.

Brushing twice daily is already enough. Take note that brushing too frequently can damage or erode the teeth and gums.

  • Electric toothbrushes are good alternative to manual toothbrushes.

These are often recommended to people who do not often follow correct brushing techniques. In the same way, these are great options for individuals with physical limitations and find brushing a tough activity.

  • Have a standard routine for brushing

It is fundamental to brush the teeth in the same order on a daily basis. The reason behind this is that this can especially aid you cover each area of the mouth. This will easily become second nature once you’re able to perform it routinely.

For instance, you may brush the outer sides of the teeth from left to right across the top, afterwards, you may shift to the inside and then brush from right to left. After this, consider brushing the chewing surfaces from left to right. Do the same pattern for the teeth underneath.

As you can see, there are proper ways of brushing. So, do not just brush your teeth for the sake of brushing alone. Learn the proper techniques to keep the gums and teeth clean and in good condition.

Please Call our team on 8237802848 / 020-27041188 or visit Dr Ratnika Agarwal at Smile Up Dental Care & Implant Center, Pune Today and get your Dental Check-up today ! We provide all Dental & Cosmetic Treatments for all age groups. 

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From the past 8 years I am chewing gutka And from 2 months I can't open my mouth and I can't eat properly do I have any solution please tell me sir.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
It seems that you have developed submucous fibrosis. Kindly get biopsy of the affected area done and revert.
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What can I do about my sensitivity in my teeth. I used many kind of toothpastes but won't work. Please tell me what to do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
What can I do about my sensitivity in my teeth. I used many kind of toothpastes but won't work. Please tell me what t...
Use thermoseal ra toothpaste. Rub gently wide you fingers on sensitive area and rinse properly. Use soft bristle toothbrush. Brush gently. If there is any exposed area due to enamel erosion, bonding, fluoride varnish may be useful.
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I'm 28 years of old boy having face digestion problem also constipation and now facing bad breath and bleeding.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
I'm 28 years of old boy having face digestion problem also constipation and now facing bad breath and bleeding.
I am giving you some tips to prevent constipation: 1. Take 6-8 glass of water in a day 2. Regular physical activity keeping mobile and active will greatly reduce your risk of getting constipation. Ideally do at least 150 minutes of physical activity every week. 3. You should have about 30 g of fibre a day. You can increase your fibre intake by eating more: I am giving you list of some fibre containing food fruit vegetables wholegrain rice whole wheat pasta wholemeal bread seeds oats 4. Toilet habits never ignore the urge to go to the toilet consult surgeon for further management.
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A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
We helped this lady recoup her badly effected teeth due to chronic gum problems with multiple implants and at the same time transformed her smile to an attractive one and that makes her look at lot younger than her age. The transformation was great - worth the hard work, planning and most important the patients' patience.
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I have yellow teeth. And even I don't drink tea n coffee much n nt even smoke.

BDS
Dentist,
I have yellow teeth. And even I don't drink tea n coffee much n nt even smoke.
the yellow colour may be internal or external. External may be because of deposits on your teeth from regular food stuff. Get a professional cleaning done and use a whitening toothpaste. Your dentist may be able to guide you further if the yellow colour is internal.
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Is there any remedy for bad breath?

BDS
Dentist,
Is there any remedy for bad breath?
Use non alcoholic mouthwash regularly twice in a day, make a habit of lukewarm salt water gargling after every meal, make habit of chewing gum, if you out of your house and has eaten something,
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I have ulcers in my mouth from last 30 days. I am having problem while eating food. How can I solve this problem. Please help me doctors. I am having pain.

I have ulcers in my mouth from last 30 days. I am having problem while eating food. How can I solve this problem. Ple...
Start eating g multivitamin and apply gel locally on the ulcers. Many oral gels ate available. Quit smoking, spicy food, outside food and drink lots of fluids. Have a check- up done by dentist.
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My question is to an eminent Dentist; I have recently approched a dentist for filling one of my teeth which broken a bit and as it is no pain or sensitivity. He suggested a refill and I sat for it. But while working on it almost 75% of the teeth came out and he compleated the procedure. Now let know whether this teeth last long or required a replanting?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
It all happened bcz of poor judgement prior to treatment and now if you saying 75 percent tooth is gone then it should have been restored with 'post and core buildup' followed by crown...If your dentist has put fiber post and restored with good composite followed by crown then you are safe...otherwise it won't last very long...
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Health Tip - Flossing

PGDHHM, FACD, BDS
Dentist, Indore
Health Tip - Flossing
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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My all teeth I have is like unequal and there is small small spaces between them. What can I do for it. Does it need any surgery? bcoz I am afraiding from any kind of operations.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
My  all teeth I have is like unequal and there is small small spaces between them. What can I do for it. Does it need...
Hi Braces will help you in this regard. Consult a good orthodontist. He will suggest you the type of braces you need .
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My mouth in affected by tobacco, is it the first stage of mouth cancer.

First of all, quit the habit of tobacco, it is not wise to say if its the first stage of cancer without seeing the lesion and getting a histopathologic test.
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What is the reason for gum swelling and what is the treatment. How can I maintain healthy gum.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Bangalore
What is the reason for gum swelling and what is the treatment. How can I maintain healthy gum.
Hello Mr. Lybrate-user reasons for gum swelling can be many ranging from poor maintainence of oral hygiene, systemic diseases such as diabetes, consumption of specific medications, pregnancy, habits such as smoking, mouth breathing etc. Maintainence of oral hygiene by proper brushing and flossing regularly would solve most of the problems related to gum swelling and if it still persists it would be apt to visit a dentist and get a thorough cleaning done.
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