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Dr. Santosh Nayak

BDS, PCAD (USA)

Dentist, Mumbai

7 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
Dr. Santosh Nayak BDS, PCAD (USA) Dentist, Mumbai
7 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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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. Santosh Nayak is a trusted Dentist in Mumbai, Mumbai. He has helped numerous patients in his 7 years of experience as a Dentist. He studied and completed BDS, PCAD (USA) . He is currently practising at Happy Tooth Dental Care Clinic in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Santosh Nayak on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Yerala Medical Trust Research Centres Dental College Hospital, - 2010
PCAD (USA) - New York University College of Dentistry, - 2013
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English
Hindi
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Indian Dental Association

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# 13, Udyog mandir No.1, 7-C Pitamber Lane, Bhagoji Keer Marg, Mahim Mumbai-400016.Landmark:Opp.Mehta Park, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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I am 18 years old male and have teeth sensitive problem for last 2 months. I have uses colgate toothpaste for couple of days but have not got any relief. What should I do know?

BDS
Dentist, Allahabad
I am 18 years old male and have teeth sensitive problem for last 2 months. I have uses colgate toothpaste for couple ...
Use rr sensoform tooth paste, apply on teeth for 5 min then use brush, twice daily if problem persist visit to your nearest dentist.
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I have smal pain in my left side inner one teeth when eating a food. How can I reduce that.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have smal pain in my left side inner one teeth when eating a food. How can I reduce that.
Pain in the tooth can be due to caries or gum issues. If the tooth has a caries than it might need a root canal followed by a cap. If there are gum issues you need to get proper scaling polishing done from a dentist. Also make use to dental floss in your daily oral hygiene procedures.
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I am 49 yrs, male. I have third molar teeth at an angle and it is pushing the second molar teeth giving pain. X-ray showed both have cavity in them. Dentist advised to remove both. Is it OK. What are the possible side effects.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
You can get third molar removed but if second molar is not groosly carious then try to save it with Root canal treatment
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Sir, my daughter age 9 years, her milk teeths are not gone. Permanent teeths found, they are unable to come out. What should I do?

Certified BPS Dentist, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Sometimes it happens that the permanent teeth start erupting behind the milk teeth. In such cases its better to get those particular milk teeth extracted.
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I have sugar in borderline how to prevent without tablets My gums are very weak what I should do.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I have sugar in borderline how to prevent without tablets
My gums are very weak what I should do.
If blood sugar levels fasting is between 108 to 125 mg and pp 141 to 199 mg /100 ml, is considered as pre diabetes, or impaired glucose tolerance (igt). At this level diabetes can be prevented by restricted diet, exercise and maintaining normal weight. For gums to become healthy, regular massaging of gums and taking vitamin supplements and maintaining oral hygiene is very important.
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I am 30 year old and my problem is my mouth is not open fully due to my ghutaka chewing.

B.D.S
Dentist, Siliguri
Hi , its good that you are aware of your problem yourself. The condition is known as" oral submucous fibrosis" in dental terms and it results due to tobacco chewing in any form (gutkha, khaini, pan masala etc.). If you want to get cured you have to immediately stop the habit of gutkha chewing. Take green tea and lots of tomatoes as they contain antioxidant. Eat lots of sugar free chewing gums.
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I am brushing my teeth daily. But after 1 hour or 2 hours after brushing there is a smell from my mouth. I can't speak to my friends with this type of smell from my mouth. How I can control it.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I am brushing my teeth daily. But after 1 hour or 2 hours after brushing there is a smell from my mouth.
I can't spea...
Hello, bad smell from mouth could be because of deposits on your teeth or food lodged in your teeth, cold, acidity, pungent food, not drinking water, not eating food or fasting for long intervals. Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. If you have acidity problem, you can do Baking soda in water rinses. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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I am facing mouth problem due to my broken front teeth. My mouth getting scratch by the teeth. Should it capping my teeth or not?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am facing mouth problem due to my broken front teeth. My mouth getting scratch by the teeth. Should it capping my t...
Yes, first go for an x-ray to find out any infection, if no infection persist. Go for capping, if there is any infection you can go for root canal treatment and then go for capping.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Hormonal changes in women which lead to increased sensitivty may become a reason behind the birth of gingivitis.
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I am 27 years old I am suffering teeth building problem from 2 months not a pain but only building problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 27 years old I am suffering teeth building problem from 2 months not a pain but only building problem.
There are many treatments available for bruxism, including relaxation and awareness techniques. Counselling may help to relieve stress in your life. Improving the quality of your sleep can be of benefit. This may include reducing the use of stimulants such as caffeine and nicotine, having enough sleep, making sure you have a good bedtime routine and relaxing before bed. Treating sleep apnoea in some people may also help to control sleep bruxism. There are no medications that will stop sleep bruxism. A grinding mouthguard can be made. This is like a sports mouthguard, but harder. It will help protect the teeth, muscles and jaw joint from the pressure of clenching and grinding. It will not stop bruxism and in some cases can make the actual grinding worse, but it will lessen the damage to your teeth.
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BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth. Tooth pastes which contain flouride help in keeping the teeth healthy by reducing the risk of tooth decay.

Hello, I am suffering from problem of mouth ulcer and its very serious so please suggest how I overcome please help me thank you.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
Hello, I am suffering from problem of mouth ulcer and its very serious so please suggest how I overcome please help m...
You can apply analgesic (pain-killer) dental gel (e. G. Ultigel) on ulcer, 15 minutes before meals. Also, increase water intake, reduce stress, add vitamin c and vitamin b complex to your diet, quit smoking like habit if any.
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I am 21 years old but till now my front teeth not fallen but in that 1 teeth has fallen and it is growing little bit I am worried about that there is any solution.

MDS Prosthodontics, B.D.S
Dentist, Kolkata
Get an xray done. It is advisable to get it extracted and then replace with false teeth which can be fixed or removable. You can plan your cosmetic smile by cosmetic smile designing.
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Hello doctor I am 36 year old man I have teeth cavity and blooding problem last five days what should I do please tell me doctor.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
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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Hi my age 22. Suddenly I got blood through my mouth can you tell me the why this happens.

BDS
Dentist, Allahabad
Hi my age 22. Suddenly I got blood through my mouth can you tell me the why this happens.
Blood coms from gums due to infection in gums called gingivitis it can be treated by your dentist by oral prophylaxis.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Thinking of whitening your teeth? Start by speaking with your dentist. He or she can tell you whether whitening procedures would be effective for you.

If you have diabetes, you have a greater risk of developing certain oral health problems than people who don?t have diabetes. Controlling blood glucose (blood sugar) levels can reduce the risk of these effects.

A veneer placed over a tooth surface can greatly improve a tooth that is stained, badly shaped, crooked, or injured.

A balanced diet, limited number of snacks, brushing and flossing each day, and regular dental checkups are the keys to a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums.

If you are nervous about going to the dentist, tell your dentist and the dental staff. They may be able to adapt the treatment to your needs.
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I'm 42 years old Male, facing mouth ulcer for past 4/5 days, I used Mouth Gel called Smile for cure but its not got cured. Could you suggest any medicine for faster cure.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I'm 42 years old Male, facing mouth ulcer for past 4/5 days, I used Mouth Gel called Smile for cure but its not got c...
Kindly apply orahelp gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. Also notice that you are not constipated, stressed or having lack of sleep as these are few of the reasons for ulcers. Avoid hot and spicy food as this may irritate the ulcers. Take multivitamins for a month.
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Save a Knocked Out Tooth!

BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Save a Knocked Out Tooth!

More than 5 million teeth are knocked out every year in children and adults. With proper emergency action, a tooth that has been knocked out of its socket can be successfully replanted and last for years. It is important to see a dentist as soon as possible after the tooth is knocked out. Quick action will increase the likelihood of saving the tooth.

Saving a Knocked Out Tooth:
1. Pick up tooth by the crown (the chewing surface) not the root:
Locate the tooth immediately; do not leave it at the site of the accident. The tooth should be handled carefully touch only the crown to minimize injury to the root.

2. If dirty, gently rinse tooth with water:

  • Do not use soap or chemicals
  • Do not scrub the tooth
  • Do not dry the tooth
  • Do not wrap it in a tissue or cloth

3. Reposition tooth in socket immediately, if possible:
The sooner the tooth is replaced, the greater the likelihood it will survive. To reinsert, carefully push the tooth into the socket with fingers, or position above the socket and close mouth slowly. Hold the tooth in place with fingers or by gently biting down on it.

4. Keep tooth moist at all times:
The tooth must not be left outside the mouth to dry. If it cannot be replaced in the socket, put it in one of the following:

  • Emergency tooth preservation kit
  • Milk
  • Mouth (next to cheek)
  • Regular tap water is not recommended for long term storage because the root surface cells do not tolerate water for long periods of time.

5. See a dentist within 30 minutes:
Bring the tooth to a dentist as soon as possible, ideally, within 30 minutes. However, it is possible to save the tooth even if it has been outside the mouth for an hour or more.

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My teeth yellowish and smell to come out many paste to be used so give properly guide.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth yellowish and smell to come out many paste to be used so give properly guide.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Mumbai
What You Can Do About Your BAD BREATH
1. Brush and floss more frequently.
2. Scrape your tongue.
3. Avoid foods that sour your breath.
4. Kick the habit.
5. Rinse your mouth out.
6. Skip after-dinner mints and chew gum instead.
7. Keep your gums healthy.
8. Moisten your mouth.
9. See us if the problem still persists.
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