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Dr. Santosh Vithal Salgaonkar

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Santosh Vithal Salgaonkar Dentist, Mumbai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Santosh Vithal Salgaonkar is a renowned Dentist in Borivali West, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Santosh Vithal Salgaonkar at Dr Santosh Vithal Salgaonkar's Dental Clinic in Borivali West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Santosh Vithal Salgaonkar on Lybrate.com.

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How to whiten your teeth I am ready to accept any natural or clinical procedure is there any preferred way easier than chemical bleaching.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How to whiten your teeth I am ready to accept any natural or clinical procedure is there any preferred way easier tha...
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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I am getting excess saliva in my mouth.What could be the reason and how to get rid of it ?

BDS, MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Chennai
It could be mouth brash . Excess acidity in stomach can cause this mostly occurs early morning .Avoid acidic foods in night.Use antacid if needed.
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Is extracting wisdom teeth very painful. My sister says that dentist pull the impacted teeth with forks and hammers. I am really tensed to see an appointment with the dentist.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Is extracting wisdom teeth very painful. My sister says that dentist pull the impacted teeth with forks and hammers. ...
It may take some time and some pain. The area is made numb before extraction. Hammer and chisel are a part of dental armamentarium but rarely used now. And not every case will be the same. Better consult early so that situation can be managed better and with less trouble.
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Dental Tip

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Dental Tip

Saving a fallen tooth can be useful. Try to keep it in place while you seek immediate medical attention. If that is not the case, try wrapping the tooth in a piece of plastic or soaking it into milk and call for immediate dental service.

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I had a swollen uvula, from that moment after 2 to 3 months I can still feel that something is still not fully normal what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Durgapur
I had a swollen uvula, from that moment after 2 to 3 months I can still feel that something is still not fully normal...
If there is not any difficulty while swallowing or talking then you don't need to worry abt it. It will get normal with time. In the meantime make a habit of gargling with warm saline once a day.
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What is the medicine for toothache.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
What is the medicine for toothache.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. Advise c. Amox 500mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Metrogyl 400mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Imol 1-1-1, thrice daily (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, allergy), c. Becosules 1-0-0 once daily all for 3 days only. Advance procedures can be done with laser.Dental tips: - 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 teeth becoming gap from one tooth to other and day after day the gap is increasing. What do you recommend?

Dentist, Gurgaon
My teeth becoming gap from one tooth to other and day after day the gap is increasing. What do you recommend?
Hello lybrate-user, this spacing can be due to any missing teeth in the arch which has not been replaced with a prosthesis because teeth have the tendency to move towards vacant spaces or it may be due to gum problems. Kindly visit a dentist, what you need now is an ortho treatment.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Get your dental restorations done in time to avoid root canal treatment which can save your time as well as money.
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I have yellow teeth and a root canal is there in my teeth can tooth whitening toothpaste solve both the problem?

BDS
Dentist, Morbi
I have yellow teeth and a root canal is there in my teeth can tooth whitening toothpaste solve both the problem?
No it will not solve the problem. After root canal treatment the tooth will lose its original color and will become more yellow or black with years. I suggest you get a crown done over it. Crown will not get discolored with time.
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How can I prevent my oral health to impact my diabetes?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
First stop worrying about diabetes,, get it under control .have a good oral hygiene, get dental checkups done at least 3-6 months once.. Diabetes mainly affects gums and periodontium,maintain it clean,,good luck and stop worrying..
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I am 42 years old my teeth is very bad condition crak&disorders.what can I do

BDS
Dentist,
You should visit to a dentist..they will take full mouth xray...if teeth are cracked then too canal and cap is required...if it is decayed fillings can b done...if calculus and stains are there u need to go for cleaning...
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I am a 23 year of student. I have a problem in my mouth. My teeth bleeding. I think it is called payriyaa. So what should I do sir?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Dont worry. You can go to nearby dentist for cleaning of your teeth as well as start taking medication for the same prescribed by your dentist.
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Sir I have yellow teeth I tried everything sir but no results sometimes even bad breath.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I have yellow teeth I tried everything sir but no results sometimes even bad breath.
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling or capping. 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. Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics.
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Shall I stop using floss as I feel it is increasing gaps between teeth. If I stop using it, I may face other teeth problems.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Shall I stop using floss as I feel it is increasing gaps between teeth. If I stop using it, I may face other teeth pr...
Hello, Yes you can stop flossing. It is only used during food lodgment. Use mouthwash and brushing twice a day can help.
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I'm 23 years old. My tongue is remain white throughout whole day. My friends suggested me its oral thrush. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person dental tips: -visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical. Strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. 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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I feel pain in my teeth when I drink any hot beverage like tea, coffee and cold drink etc. I m 32 years old and never had such kind of problem earlier.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I feel pain in my teeth when I drink any hot beverage like tea, coffee and cold drink etc. I m 32 years old and never...
This is due to sensitivity, you can try colgate pro sensitive tooth paste apply twice a day for a week.
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Sir my teeth is so sensitive. What I do to solve this problem ?

BDS
Dentist,
Sir my teeth is so sensitive. What I do to solve this problem ?
Teeth sensitivity is a result of loss of outer most layer (enamel) of teeth. That can be due to: - tooth grinding - acidic beverages (such as soda) that cause enamel erosion and dentin exposure. - brushing with a very abrasive toothpaste, brushing incorrectly and/or brushing more than three times a day could result in a loss of enamel. - a chipped or fractured tooth may expose the dentin. Here are few steps to avoid sensitivity of teeth: - practice good oral hygiene. - use a sensitivity toothpaste like sensodyne. - don't brush too hard. - use a softer toothbrush. - take care while consuming acidic foods. - use fluoridated dental products. - avoid grinding your teeth. - see your dentist regularly for professional tooth cleaning, dental care recommendations and advice on treating your sensitive teeth.
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Mouth ulcers coming again and again. Doctor suggested apthus ulcers.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Since medical condition is positive just need to maintain good mouth hygiene and some analgesic mouth gel for symptom of pain relief.
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Dentist, Nagpur
Brush twice daily n visit to dentist every six months.
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