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Dr. Saleel Potnis

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Saleel Potnis Dentist, Mumbai
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
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I am kuldeep, aged 23 yrs. I have piarrohea in my gums. I want a special treatment for this to overcome this disease always.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am kuldeep, aged 23 yrs. I have piarrohea in my gums. I want a special treatment for this to overcome this disease ...
Homoeopathic medicine---------------- echenesia 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 2 drops in 1 spoon fresh water 3 times daily------------------- b. C.-18 (dr reckeweg) chew 4 tabs every 4 hrly ------------------------- hekla lavatooth powder (wheezal) scrub teeth daily night-------------------------- tooth paste in morning with any tooth paste of your choice---------------------------- report after 1 months--------------------- take following precautions for your teeth------------------ 1. Drinks: coffee and red wine cause major damage to teeth. But other drinks with high acidity, such as soda, juices and even sports drinks can cause damage staining on the teeth because of its tannins and acidic nature wear away at the tooth enamel. These acidic drinks lowers the ph of teeth below 6 thus causing corrosive wear and tear of teeths. 2. Certain foods: all sweets, candies, popscicles, damage teeth due to its high sugar content. So avoid them as much as you can and if you eat do not forget to rinse your mouth with water immediately after finishing it--------------------------------------- 3. Every time you take meals or eat something make sure to rinse your mouth with water and with homoeopathic rinseout gargles (sbl) after every meals---------------------------------- 4. Use any brand paste for brushing teeth in morning but never forget to scrub teeth with hekla lavatooth powder (wheezal) at night just before sleep.------------------------------------- 5. If possible start a habit of chewing neem stick (datuun) in the morning as it not anly scrubs our teeth but its juice acts as a good antiseptic and antibiotic to destroy the harmful bacterias stuck in out teeth cavities and inbetween teeth.
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Aftr initial tooth decay in between the teeth wat will b the time required for severe infections dat requires a root canal treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Aftr initial tooth decay in between the teeth wat will b the time required for severe infections dat requires a root ...
Deepak no one cn tell u d exact time duration for infection to grow.it depends on ur oral hygiene.bad oral hygiene can let u reach d desired destination with in a couple of months as well.
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MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.
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MDS
Dentist, Delhi
For healthier teeth, flossing daily in a sawing motion is highly recommended. Take the floss to the point where the teeth meet the gums.

I have a bridge in right side of my upper jaw. Its sensitive now. She'll I remove my bridge and do implantation?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I have a bridge in right side of my upper jaw. Its sensitive now. She'll I remove my bridge and do implantation?
Hi the bridge that is overlying the teeth either may be poorly fitted or it may have become loose that is why food is getting lodged there thus making your teeth sensitive. So you need to visit your dentist and get that checked. Also you may opt for implant after a thorough eexamination of your opg or xray for that area by an implantologist. Thanku.
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Hi Suffering from scalp folliculitus since 5 year. Once start taking antibiotics, sclap becomes free from this. Now its spreading over mouth area. Please suggest.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
German med: heper sulph 200 / 1 dose daily morning empty stomach / for 7 days bio chemic: ferrum phos 3x/ 6 tabs 3 times a day/ 3 weeks foods mixed fruit juice daily 2 times 2 boiled eggs daily morning dry coconut daily, cheese, carrot juice
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I'm having bad breath problem. Daily I'm cleaning my teeth neatly and wash my mouth clearly I don't know why still I'm facing this problem please help me.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
I'm having bad breath problem. Daily I'm cleaning my teeth neatly and wash my mouth clearly I don't know why still I'...
I hope you are flossing your teeth and cleaning your tongue too. Also I highly recommend you to go for scaling of teeth.
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Sir am suffering from mouth side jaw problems it not opens probably am chewing tobacco since last 2 years but now I leave completely chewing tobacco from 2 months but my mouth side jaws not open perfectly which treatment should I take please give me some suggestions.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Sir am suffering from mouth side jaw problems it not opens probably am chewing tobacco since last 2 years but now I l...
Stopping the habit is the top priority. Apart from this you can do some mouth opening exercises where you try and open your mouth a little wider everyday. You can use ice cream sticks for this purpose by putting them horizontally between your jaws and increasing the number by one stick each day.
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BDS
Dentist, Greater Noida
★ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY MAKES ROOT CANALS EASIER.●

Root canal therapy has gone high-tech recently, making the procedure as easy as possible for both patients and dentists!
Thanks to recent root canal technology, teeth can now be treated without invasive dental surgery.
With modern dental instruments and advanced techniques, dentists have more resources than ever to complete successful root canals, and patients can have the procedure done in just one visit -- virtually pain-free!
Dental technology has produced the following advancements in root canal therapy:-------

1.NICKEL TITANIUM FILES -- Stainless steel files used to clean out the root canals were susceptible to breakage and limited the amount of infection that could be removed. Now, dentists use nickel titanium files, which are more flexible with less breakage.

2.ANESTHETICS -- Current local anesthetics make it easier to numb the entire tooth, so patients don't feel any pain during the procedure. There are also more sedation dentistry options for fearful patients, including nitrous oxide and oral sedation.

3.MODERN DENTAL INSTRUMENTS -- New high-torque motor hand pieces are much stronger and faster than before, enabling dentists to have more control over their dental instruments and better shape the root canal. Ultrasonic instruments are also being used during the root canal procedure -- they produce ultrasonic vibrations to clean the root in preparation for the filling.

4.MICROSCOPES -- Used mostly during complex dental treatment, surgical operating microscopes allow dentists to see deep within the root canal for improved removal of infection. Magnifying glasses with fiber optic light can also be worn to give dentists a better view during the procedure.

5. X-RAYS -- Dentists may use X-rays several times during the procedure to check the status of the tooth. Digital X-rays not only produce less radiation, but are developed immediately, lessening the time you spend in the dental chair.

6.APEX LOCATORS -- The dentist's goal during the procedure is to clean and fill the canal to the very end of the root, or apex. If a dentist cannot find the apex, some of the infection may be left behind. An electronic apex locator measures the root, finding the apex through sound waves and guiding the dentist to the end of the root canal.

7.CLEANING AND FILLING THE CANALS -- Dentists take several measures to keep the infection from returning. Once the infection is removed, dentists use a medicated rinse to wash away any leftover debris and disinfect the tooth. Gutta percha, an antibacterial tooth filling material, better fills the canal, and non-allergenic dental sealers seal the space without irritating the tooth.

8.Laser ROOT CANAL THERAPY -- The most recent innovation in root canal technology, laser dentistry thoroughly cleans the root's canal without using drills or hand files. The Waterlase® laser uses a laser and high-pressure water system to

Hi im 24 years old girl and I want braces for my teeth is it possible at this age please suggest as its very embarrassing

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Very much possible. Braces can be put at any age. If you want to skip the embarrassment, you can always opt for lingual (invisible/ hidden) braces.
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Can I get removable dental braces for less than 5000? If I wear braces during night time while sleeping will it works?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Can I get removable dental braces for less than 5000? If I wear braces during night time while sleeping will it works?
There are no removable braces. They are fixed on your teeth till the treatment gets over. Plates are removable appliances. But the success with plates are very low.
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BDS
Dentist, Pune
Keeping your brush at a 45 degree angle while brushing so that the bristles do not hurt your gums.

MDS
Dentist, Jodhpur
The best way to treat bad breath (halitosis) is to instill patients with good oral hygiene practices.The common methods used include tongue brushing, tongue scraping, and chewing gum. Gentle but effective deep tongue cleaning should be an important daily routine. Other methods to reduce halitosis (bad breath) include -
Gargling right before bedtime with an effective mouthwash
Cleaning the tongue surface twice daily
Eating a healthy breakfast with rough foods helps clean the very back of the tongue
Chewing gum
Flossing is particularly important in removing rotting
Periodic visits to DENTIST

My saliva has a persistent foul smell even after brushing twice daily and regular use of mouthwash. Have recently fine scaling. Still have bad breath. Please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My saliva has a persistent foul smell even after brushing twice daily and regular use of mouthwash. Have recently fin...
- 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 mouth stinks after brushing my mouth even though I brush well. I think it's due to my bad stomach (gastric problem). What are the causes and remedies?

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My mouth stinks after brushing my mouth even though I brush well. I think it's due to my bad stomach (gastric problem...
Bad breath can be due to some foods, poor oral hygiene, tobacco, medications, systemic diseases etc. Treatment:- 1. Brush twice daily, morning and at night. 2. Rinse your mouth after all meals. 3. Use a mouthwash 4. Get regular cleaning of teeth done by your dentist, once in 6 months. 5. Have a healthy balanced diet. 6. Dental check up every 6 months to rule out any cavities, etc. 7. Get a full body check up done.
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I am 49 yrs old I am suffering for two yrs. Red and white painful patches in mouth and both side of tongue so please advise the medicine. (i eating tobacco but stopped of six months)

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
These might be precancerous lesions seen in patients eating tobacco. Dont worry consult anearby dentist for complete solution.
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I have tooth ache impact. The x-ray says that the wisdom teeth is struggling to come out due to less space available in jaws as per dentist opinion. Is the removal of the teeth only solution

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
If it is troubling you or giving pain. Then yes Removing the tooth should be the best option. If asymptomatic and painless you can wait and watch.
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I m narasimha I am suffering from fever at last 4 weeks please and How long after a tooth extraction before eating and drinking?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I m narasimha I am suffering from fever at last 4 weeks please and How long after a tooth extraction before eating an...
Aftr one hour of tooth extraction you can have something cold like ice cream & aftr the effect of numbness goes you can eat anything which is cold & soft like curd rice, daliya, khichdi, just avoid taking hot & hard food for one day & aftr one day you can start with your regular diet.
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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.? Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
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...
Hello, Hello, To prevent tooth decay: Brush your teeth at least twice a day with a fluoride-containing toothpaste. Preferably, brush after each meal and especially before going to bed. Clean between your teeth daily with dental floss or interdental cleaners, such as the Oral-B Interdental Brush, Reach Stim-U-Dent. Eat nutritious and balanced meals and limit snacks. Avoid carbohydrates such as candy, pretzels and chips, which can remain on the tooth surface. If sticky foods are eaten, brush your teeth soon afterwards. Check with your dentist about use of supplemental fluoride, which strengthens your teeth. Ask your dentist about dental sealants (a plastic protective coating) applied to the chewing surfaces of your back teeth (molars) to protect them from decay. Drink fluoridated water. At least a pint of fluoridated water each day is needed to protect children from tooth decay. Visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and oral exam. Use SBL's (homoeopathic) Homoeodent tooth paste for good results.
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I have tiny black dot on one of my tooth. Sometimes I feel mild sensation when chewing my food. I tried to brush it off but it would not go. Could this be cavity? Pls help.

Dentist, Udaipur
I have tiny black dot on one of my tooth. Sometimes I feel mild sensation when chewing my food. I tried to brush it o...
Hii lybrate-user, black discoloration of teeth is a sign of tooth decay/caries. This will not go with routine brushing. You need to visit a dentist to get it treated. Dentist will remove the decay and fill the cavity.
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