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Dr. S.M. Jhaveri

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. S.M. Jhaveri Dentist, Mumbai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. S.M. Jhaveri is an experienced Dentist in Mumbai, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Bombay Hospital & Medical Research Centre in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. S.M. Jhaveri on Lybrate.com.

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How to stop a toothache instantly?

Dentist, Udaipur
How to stop a toothache instantly?

What are some simple ways to get rid of a toothache fast?

A) before knowing about the remedies for relieving toothache, let us first understand the reasons for a toothache. Knowing the causes can help us prevent it.

Causes

Generally, toothache is a result of inflammation of the soft, central part of the tooth. The most common cause is cavities (tooth decay). Other causes include infection at the root of the tooth, chipped or broken teeth, damaged fillings, infected gums

Prevention

Since most toothaches are the result of tooth decay, following good oral hygiene practices can prevent toothaches. Follow these simple steps:

-brush twice daily with a fluoride-containing toothpaste
-floss once daily
-rinse once or twice a day with an antiseptic mouthwash
-consult your dentist twice a year for professional cleaning
-eat foods low in sugar

Natural ways to relieve a toothache

Popping painkillers and other drugs frequently to relieve pain is not always the best idea. They come with their own set of side effects and should be avoided whenever possible. You may try these simple, safe and effective remedies to help you relieve a toothache instantly and naturally:

1. Salt and pepper

Salt mixed with pepper can be of great use as both the ingredients have antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties:
-mix equal amounts of pepper and common salt with a few drops of water to form a paste
-apply the paste directly on the affected tooth and allow it to sit for a few minutes
-repeat 2-3 times in a day

2. Garlic

Garlic has antibiotic and other medicinal properties that can be very effective in reducing the pain:
-mix a crushed garlic clove with some table salt or black salt and apply it directly on the affected tooth to alleviate the pain
-you can also chew one or two cloves of garlic to get relief

More: have garlic & 6 more foods for a healthy heart

3. Cloves

Cloves have anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, antioxidant and anesthetic properties that help alleviate tooth pain and fight infection:
-grind two whole cloves. Mix in a little olive oil or any vegetable oil and apply on the affected tooth
-another option is to dab a cotton ball in clove oil and rub it directly on the sore tooth
-you may also mix a few drops of clove oil in half a glass of water and use it as a mouth rinse

4. Saltwater

Saltwater cleanses the area around the tooth and draws out some of the fluid that causes swelling:
-stir a teaspoon of salt into a glass of warm water and rinse for up to 30 seconds before you spit it out
-repeat this treatment as often as needed

5. Tea bag

The tannic acid in tea helps to relieve gum infections:

-steep a tea bag in boiling water for a few minutes, then remove and allow to cool
-hold the cooled teabag around your gums for about 5 minutes

6. Ice

Ice helps numb the nerves and hence the toothache:

-place a small ice cube in a plastic bag, wrap a thin cloth around the bag, and apply it to the aching tooth for about 15 minutes
-alternatively, that ice pack can go on your cheek, over the painful tooth

Do remember,

These remedies may help with short term relief. Consult your doctor if your toothache lasts longer than 1 or 2 days, if it is severe, or if you have a fever, earache, or pain upon opening your mouth wide. Proper identification and treatment of dental infections is very important to prevent its spread to other parts of the face and skull.

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Every time I brush blood cums out of my teeth n gums and bad breath what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Noida
Every time I brush blood cums out of my teeth n gums and bad breath what should I do?
Get proper scaling and polishing done followed by maintaining oral hygiene by following proper guidelines.
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I have problem in my teath when drinking cold water. What I have to do?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
I have problem in my teath when drinking cold water. What I have to do?
You are suffering from what is called hypersensitivity to cold.If there are no cavities then use a de sensitising paste to get relief or in case there is a cavity do get it filled otherwise the pain might start increasing and you will have to go for RCT.
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10 din se jaw pain halka halka hota hai baat karne se thoda jyada hota hai pls give good advice.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
10 din se jaw pain halka halka hota hai baat karne se thoda jyada hota hai pls give good advice.
Visit a dentist. You may have some cavity due to which your teeth are more sensitivity. Intermittent pain may increase to continuous pain.
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I have excessive drooling. I drown everything. Please suggest smthng!

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
I have excessive drooling. I drown everything. Please suggest smthng!
You need to investigated to know about the exact cause of drooling. It can be due to some conditions like stroke, throat infection, facial paralysis, and mercury poisoning. Go for proper checkup.
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My mother is frequently having stomach pain. Below or somewhat near the stomach, I can feel some bouncing feel, she calls it "vayu gola" in our mother tongue (marathi). A massage of the stomach recedes the pain but after sometime it again starts paining. Please suggest medication, she is 48 years old.

BDS, D.pharm
Dentist, Chennai
My mother is frequently having stomach pain. Below or somewhat near the stomach, I can feel some bouncing feel, she c...
Must be gastric problem. I can give you awesome home remedy will surely work. Little ginger little ajwain, little black salt, little cinnamon, lemon mix all tis in boiling water and filter it and give her daily.
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Parts of a tooth are falling day by day but the fallen part gets filled afterwards and the tooth becomes ok. Sometimes gets bleeding and pain. Also has gingivitis in the same.

Dentist, Delhi
Parts of a tooth are falling day by day but the fallen part gets filled afterwards and the tooth becomes ok. Sometime...
The parts of the tooth could b hard tartar and that will b causing the bleeding and gum infection. Get a dental check up and then a cleaning should be good enough.
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I am 48 yr old. After I brush in the morning and eat biscuits. My teeth pain. I mean the inner teeth which we use to chew on both sides. This pain will not be there when I eat breakfast say at 9.30 am. Please suggest.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
I need to examine your teeth before guiding you with the treatment plan. I ll have to take a xray of your teeth. You may consult me for same.
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My skin is very much affected from tanning, suggest me some remedy & What should I do for decreasing the bad breath and also enhancing the whiteness of teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My skin is very much affected from tanning, suggest me some remedy & What should I do for decreasing the bad breath a...
For bad breath keep your stomach clean. Or go for cleaning and polishing of teeth. And for whiten teeth. One can go for teeth bleaching.
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Allways blood comes out in my gums in this problem I suffering last 6 month.

Allways blood comes out in my gums in this problem I suffering last 6 month.
Please get scaling and polishing of your teeth and maintain oral hygiene, brush twice a day and use listerin mouthwash regularly.
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I have been suffering from teeth pain when ever I have drink cold water. What is the problem. Which medicine is better to solve.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I have been suffering from teeth pain when ever I have drink cold water. What is the problem. Which medicine is bette...
Maybe due to attrition of teeth or tooth decay. Try using sensodyne toothpaste for instant relief. Tooth decay will need a filling.
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I have a big problem in my left side teeth. I feel so pain because it has a big hole. Without losing my teeth any solve.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a big problem in my left side teeth. I feel so pain because it has a big hole. Without losing my teeth any solve.
•If your cavity in the tooth is caused by decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection.
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Wisdom teeth is growing. Due to this I am getting more pain and unable to eat also. I am using pain killer tablets in order to get rid off pain

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi only pain killers won't help, see your doc before u get severe swelling and even your mouth opening will be problem
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I have a problem of ulcers in my mouth. After every 1 week my mouth is full of ulcers. May I know the cause?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have a problem of ulcers in my mouth. After every 1 week my mouth is full of ulcers. May I know the cause?
Hi, there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You can go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same.
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I have a cavity problem in my teeth and also smell very bad when someone gets close to me what should I do please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have a cavity problem in my teeth and also smell very bad when someone gets close to me what should I do please sug...
Cavities in your teeth. Act as a area where food lodgement takes place. Wherein it leads to bacterial infection. Leading to foul smell. Secondly it can also b due to tartar around your tooth and gums so you need to get the cavity cleaned and filled. And also need a full mouth up clean up to avoid foul smell.
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I have yellow coloured teeth. Could you please let me know how to get rid of that. Thanks in advance.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Go for bleaching treatment by a dentist. For home use-start using colgate visible white toothpaste and mouthwash for this.
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I am 31Yrs old.I had an extra took grown over two chewing teeth on upper dental accumulation of food between these three teeth has caused some decay on the chewing teeth.Extra tooth has been removed,the doctor advises root canal of two teeth ,is there any other alternative like cleaning and filling of the cavity or else,because I fear from root canal.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
If root canal is necessary as your dentist says, I suggest you go ahead with a root canal.If caries has damaged your pulp tissue. For more comment will require your Xrays to suggest the treatment plan.
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Dentist, Cuttack
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