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Dr. Sarika Shetty

Dentist, Mumbai

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I have having pain in my front teeth at lower jaw may be it is sensitivity now I am getting irritated. Even I am not able to sleep properly. Thank you.

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I have having pain in my front teeth at lower jaw may be it is sensitivity now I am getting irritated. Even I am not ...
If there is more problem of pain and sensitivity you have to go for rct of teeth otherwise sensitivity toothpaste. Ra thermoseal.
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I have a problem of mouth ulcers. My tongue get red usually.Please do help me.

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Kindly apply orahelp gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Take multivitamins for a month. Also notice that you are not constipated, stressed or having lack of sleep, having acidity problem as these are few of the reasons for ulcers. Avoid hot and spicy food as this may irritate the ulcers. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.

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Oral health is as important as your overall general health.Do visit ur dentist twice a year and do not ignore dental problems.

Sir, now a days in my mouth cavity have small wounds what is reason how to treat it,

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these must be ulcers. start with multivitamin capsule. increase intake of fibrous food and drink plenty of water. keep your stomach fit. reduce stress level. avoid spicy food
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Hormonal changes in women increase sensitivity and may also lead to the occurrence of gingivitis.

I have serious tongue ucler since 2 month. I took b Complex and metrogyl medicine. But it didn't work. Now AM eating Astymin M Forte and Becelac Fortz. Does it will cure my ucler. Plzz Help me?

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Hi, There are so many causes for Ulçers. Try to identify the root cause, like any sharp tooth edges, Old fillings, Vitamin deficiency etc. Tongue ulcers should not be there in the same place for more than 6 months. Apply Mucopain gel to the area, continue tablets. Take care.
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My teeth is crack in middle of bottom, that is hurt if cold thing eating?

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My teeth is crack in middle of bottom, that is hurt if cold thing eating?
You need to repair that with that crack from dentist. Temporary you can you the sensodyne repair plus protect, you are welcome to consult for the further diagnosis and treatment.

Mouthwash: All You Need to Know About it

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Mouthwash has become an essential ingredient of one's oral hygiene kit. Though not a substitute for flossing or brushing, it offers additional oral protection. Due to a host of ingredients, such as alcohol,
Chlorhexidine, cetylpyridinium chloride, menthol, methyl salicylate, fluoride, antibacterial enzymes, hydrogen peroxide, essential oils, zinc chloride and other herbs and "natural" ingredients mouthwash has a number of benefits.

Alcohol is the basic ingredient in all of them. While fluoride protects against decay, chlorhexidine protects against gum diseases. Hydrogen peroxide produces a mild bleaching effect. Herbs and essential oils produce a freshening effect.

Benefits of using a mouthwash

1. Reduces formation of tartar and plaque.
2. Protects from oral problems like gingivitis and periodontal disease, especially if it contains cetylpyridinium or essential oils. Chlorhexidine is also effective in protecting plaque formation and gingivitis.
3. Kills bacteria in the mouth and prevents cavities or decay, especially if it contains fluoride.
4. Mouthwash, to some extent, covers up bad breath due to oral hygiene or oral disease and produces a fresher breath.
5. Certain mouthwashes containing cetylpyridinium chloride and zinc chloride produce a better breath freshening effect.
6. Helps manage dry mouth, especially if containing biotene.

Types of Mouthwash

1. Cosmetic
2. Therapeutic

The cosmetic one is usually for freshening up the breath and is not regulated by the FDA. The therapeutic ones contain active ingredients aimed at addressing one of the issues like plaque formation, bad breath, dry mouth, or decay. They kill bacteria, reduce plaque, fight gingivitis, and control decay. They are not a substitute for brushing or flossing but supplement these two very well. These are approved by FDA and are proven in terms of safety and efficacy. Rinses with zinc chloride are effective against bad breath, those with fluoride are useful in people who are cavity-prone, and chlorhexidine helps prevent gum disease.

Choosing a mouthwash: This depends on the oral health condition, and it is always advisable that the dentist prescribes the right rinse for you.

When and how to use mouthwash: When you are done with your brushing and flossing, rinse your mouth with a capful of the mouthwash liquid. Swish it around your mouth for about 30 seconds and spit it out. Avoid brushing, drinking water, or rinsing your mouth after using a mouthwash for about 15 to 20 minutes. This will give sufficient time for the active ingredients in the mouthwash (especially if it is a therapeutic one) to act in the mouth. Brushing after mouthwash removes all the effect of the rinse.

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I have a problem with my front teeth the one we call bugs bunny teeth I fell from the stairs resulting a corner of my front teeth in the c shape. Do I have to go for any operation for fixing that issue and how much will the operation cost?

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I have a problem with my front teeth the one we call bugs bunny teeth I fell from the stairs resulting a corner of my...
there is no operation to be done .. the level of fracture determines the treatment ..mostly a filling would do .. in your case ..but you can get an xray done to understand the level of damage if the level of fracture touches the pulp horn or there is clinical exposure .. you might have to get a root canal treatment done...
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When to Go for Root Canal

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Not every tooth infection requires a root canal and hence it is essential to know the indication of a root canal. But exactly a root canal procedure is and why is it required?

A root canal means that the pulp or soft tissue inside a tooth has been damaged by bacterial infection. A root canal involves removing the damaged pulp, cleaning the infection and filling in the emptied space.

So, how do you know that you need a root canal. Here are some telltale signs:

Gum tenderness: Swelling that indicates the need of root canal treatment can range from being slightly red and inflamed to pronounced lumps on the gums. In some extreme cases, this swelling may extend out of the gums into the face and neck region. Sometimes, a pus filled boil with a pimple like head may also form on the gums. If this head bursts, the patient may notice a foul taste in the mouth. This swelling can come and go as the tooth decay deteriorates and may or may not be accompanied by pain. Teeth may also feel like they have been pushed out of their sockets and are taller than usual.

Pain: Discomfort ranging from a dull ache to a sharp pain can be a sign that you need root canal treatment. This type of pain is usually characterized by throbbing and may change as you switch positions. It is usually triggered by chewing, applying pressure on the tooth or eating something cold or hot. In some cases, the patient may not be able to indicate the exact tooth that is hurting but can only identify the painful area.

Exposure of the dental nerves: At times during regular dental work, the nerves in the tooth may be exposed. This indicates an exposure of pulp tissue and can trigger pulp degeneration if left untreated. However, all of the above symptoms can be symptoms of other types of dental problems as well and do not necessarily individually indicate the need for a root canal. Only a dentist can properly diagnose a need for root canal treatment after a physical examination and testing.

Tooth discolouration: Discolouring of teeth can be a sign of internal tooth damage. This is especially noted if the teeth take on a dark yellow, grey or blackish tint. Tooth discolouration is fairly common in cases where the tooth has undergone trauma such as an accident etc.
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I am suffering from sensivity if teeth pls give solution i Have also use shy tooth paste but nothing effect.

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Hi.Shy nm would give you results in 2 months and moreover u have to apply n leave for 3 months before brushing.Although toothpaste is helpful in initial stages of sensitivity. .If still problem persists then you need to get your teeth checked carefully from dentist.

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How the mode of replacing missing teeth have slowly transformed in these 15 years.
The same patient pics shared 3 days ago with an implant replacement for single tooth on the upper L side. This patient has crown and bridges on R side and a dental implant on L side.
The way dentistry is evolving. Newer concepts and techniques.

My upper tooth have gaps. And I am looking bad when ever I smile. Are there any kind of clips available? What to do? Thanks.

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My upper tooth have gaps. And I am looking bad when ever I smile. Are there any kind of clips available? What to do? ...
Hii lybrate-user. For gaps between your upper teeth. You can either go for braces (orthodontic treatment) or you can go for laminates or veneers (cosmetic filling). For braces visit an orthodontist. For laminates/veneers visit a cosmetic dentist.
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I am 57. My teeth are getting exposed from roots. The skin adjoining the base of the tooth is getting low day by day. My dentist told me that this could be due to acid formation as I often suffer from acidity. Can you please suggest what can I do to save my teeth.

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I am 57. My teeth are getting exposed from roots. The skin adjoining the base of the tooth is getting low day by day....
You should take action to reduce acidity . Take light and easily digestible food items. Drink plenty of water. Take homeopathic medicine nux vomica 30 daily at night for relief of acidity problem. Eat nutritious food items

I am having ulcer on my lower lip. The problem is that it is recurrent twice in a month. It is usually appearing when I am eating chicken. This starts about 6 years ago. Ot is very disturbing and the wound is very big size.

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If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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Lots of inflammations on left cheek below eye due to dental or gums problem since 2 days. Given her Tab Moxikind- CV 625 1 BD Tab ACF SP 1BD nutrolin B 1 OD The problem remains without subsiding. Same problem got subsided after taking above medical treatment a year ago. However this year swelling is much more.

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Lots of inflammations on left cheek below eye due to dental or gums problem since 2 days. Given her Tab Moxikind- CV ...
U seem to like playing with life n health of pea pole the dose give is incorrect n may b harmful it's a abscess n needs drainage n also offending tooth has to b removed you
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Hi, I have tooth ache as I have cavities even im taking pain killer like ketrol DT. I request to suggest me with good pain killer.

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Hi,
I have tooth ache as I have cavities even im taking pain killer like ketrol DT.
I request to suggest me with good...
Sir you r only degrading your health by taking painkillers. Painkillers are not the treatment for cavities. You have to treat your cavities from a dentist. Painkillers will only subside the pain but the infection in the tooth still stays there. So pls stop taking unnecessary medications and treat your teeth with filling, rct or extraction.
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Rinse your mouth with an alchohol-free mouth wash after every meal to avoid the formation of bacteria.

I have sores on inside of upper lips and they are almost 5 in no. I used candid mouth paint and took 2 spoons of liquid bcompsules b complex two times a day but there is no case of improvement why.

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I have sores on inside of upper lips and they are almost 5 in no. I used candid mouth paint and took 2 spoons of liqu...
U may take cap cap bnc once daily ,drink plenty of water add fibre to ur food, green veg r good, banana is rich in fibres, take isabagol husk two table spoon at night, avoid tensions, hurry worry, ladies during periods may even have more such prob
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I have cavity in my front teeths. How can I remove them. It is visible from past 1 week.

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Fiiling of the cavity with the the tooth colored material is possible these days. Visit your nearest dentist.
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