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Dr. Seema Prabhu

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Mumbai

23 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
Dr. Seema Prabhu BDS, MDS Dentist, Mumbai
23 Years Experience  ·  500 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. Seema Prabhu is a popular Dentist in Santacruz, Mumbai. She has helped numerous patients in her 23 years of experience as a Dentist. She has completed BDS, MDS . She is currently practising at Dr Nayak Clinic in Santacruz, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Seema Prabhu on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Govt Dental college & Hospital - 1999
MDS - Govt Dental college & Hospital - 1994
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Hindi

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Foul smell comes from my mouth whole day even if I brush my teeth two times a day Please give quick response to my question and give effective ways to eliminate this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Foul smell comes from my mouth whole day even if I brush my teeth two times a day
Please give quick response to my qu...
Bad breath can be due to accumulation of plaque on teeth, decay in teeth, bad digestion, sour throat, dry mouth, consumption of caffeinated beverages or alcoholic drinks, onions and garlic. So check for the cause. For precautions, go for scaling and polishing. Brush twice daily and use a mouthwash. Also clean your tongue. Increase your intake of water. Limit your food intake to 4-5 times a day. Forcefully gargle with water after you eat or drink anything. Reduce your intake of caffeinated beverages or alcoholic drinks, onions, garlic, oilly n spicy foods especially at night.
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I have increased cavity in my two teeth, because a slightly small piece at the joint of two teeth is broken up. Food directly ingrresses into cavity and causes pain. Please suggest me remedial action.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have increased cavity in my two teeth, because a slightly small piece at the joint of two teeth is broken up. Food ...
•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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BDS
Dentist, Varanasi
Despite great strides in decay prevention, one in four young children develops signs of tooth decay before they start school. Half of all children between the ages of 12 and 15 have cavities. ?Dental care should begin as soon as a child?s first tooth appears, usually around six months,? ?Teeth can be wiped with a clean, damp cloth or a very soft brush. At about age 2, you can let kids try brushing for themselves -- although it?s important to supervise.?
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Yesterday i visited my dentist as i was having sensivity in my tooth. So he told me that my jaw is such that they are decayiing my teeth ( means teeth aapas mein ragad kar ghis rahe rai) 30% od them are decayed. He said that there is nothing which we can do. Is there any solution?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
If you have either malocclusion or occlusal discrepancy nothing can be done except by restoring your decayed teeth? Again if you however have a TMD disorder you may be able to treat it with some prosthesis or splints.
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I had done two times rct in a single teeth now I have pain in same what should I do now?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I had done two times rct in a single teeth now I have pain in same what should I do now?
Hi consult a good dentist. Rct may have failed. And there is infection in periapical infection. X-ray will help to rule out the cause.
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Sir I am suffering from a problem of mouth ulcers from a regular interval of time what should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I am suffering from a problem of mouth ulcers from a regular interval of time what should I do.
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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What is best way to treat mouth ulcers. I suffer from ulcers regularly how can I cure it.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
What is best way to treat mouth ulcers. I suffer from ulcers regularly how can I cure it.
Start with multivitamin capsule daily. Avoid spicy food and drink plenty of water. Keep your stomach fit.
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I have mouth ulcers from around 3 days, they are very painful. What should I do? Please help me!

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have mouth ulcers from around 3 days, they are very painful. What should I do? Please help me!
Start with multivitamin capsules daily. Apply local anesthetic gel like mucopain over that area. Drink plenty of water. Avoid spicy food.
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Teeth are badly affected by black spots. Called weevil of the teeth. Result is very painful. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Teeth are badly affected by black spots. Called weevil of the teeth. Result is very painful. What should I do?
Subhajyoti das your teeth are badly decayed and having blackish spots. weevil of the teeth means drilling by decay in teeth and caries .it appear as if drilled /eaten by saw like action of weevil teeth .. consult dental surgeon for removal of decay and filling and crowning of teeth.
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I am 31, had braces 2 years back however i wasnt very serious with the retainers after the braces were removed. So some gap has appeared. Can it be corrected by putting on the braces again. How long can it roughly take.Is age an issue?

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Yes age is a very important factor. In your case retainers were very important. If the spacing is generalized then there is no alternative other than wearing braces but if the spacing/gap is between two particular teeth you can go for composite fillings. Also consult your dentist regarding composite laminates.
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I have problem for ulcer deceases. I am very frustrated please give me idea for this.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I will suggest you to take injection vitcofol 2 cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks over the buttocks through a health professional and follow up on completion.
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Can metrogyl gel USP 2% be used to cure tongue ulcer. Because after its application I feel a bit sluggish and can stand the gel on my tongue.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, along with c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
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The dos and don'ts of dental care during pregnancy

BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
The dos and don'ts of dental care during pregnancy?
Among the many steps you are taking to ensure a healthy pregnancy (prenatal visits, vitamins, good nutrition, exercise plans, etc.) should be dental care. Oral health is important not only for you, but for the health of your baby as well. Some dental problems may cause a greater risk for complications during pregnancy. And, the changes your body is going through, such as increased blood flow, can amount to dental problems that you have not previously experienced. The following are some conditions you will be at a higher risk for:
Pregnancy gingivitis- affects nearly 50% of expecting women and results in red, swollen gums that can cause tenderness and bleeding.
Pregnancy tumors- are non-cancerous tumors found on the gums as a result of gingivitis and dental plaque. They are harmless and usually recede after you have your baby, but see your dentist if you have pain or concerns.
Periodontal disease- without proper attention and oral hygiene, pregnancy gingivitis can turn into periodontal disease- an infection that attacks periodontal tissues and can pose a serious threat to pregnant women.
Here are some quick guidelines to help you avoid these conditions during pregnancy.
Do: try and schedule a visit to the dentist office if you are planning on becoming pregnant. That way your teeth can be professionally cleaned, your mouth can be examined, and any issues can be addressed prior to pregnancy.
Don't: avoid dental check-ups just because you are pregnant. Schedule a visit in your second trimester and make sure to tell your dentist of your condition as well as any medications you might be taking.
Do: pay attention to any changes in your gums during pregnancy. If you notice changes or are concerned, consult with your dentist.
Don't: have dental x-rays taken during pregnancy except during an emergency. As long as you keep your dental staff informed, they will work to take every necessary precaution to ensure your healthy pregnancy is a priority.
Do: continue regular brushing and flossing habits- even if you are suffering from morning sickness. If your toothpaste is too strong, ask your dentist to recommend a more bland type. Try to rinse your mouth with water after vomiting to remove harmful acids from your teeth.
Don't: have elective dental work done during pregnancy. While regular cleanings and maintenance are not harmful, it's best to avoid things like cosmetic procedures until after your baby is born.
Do: eat right for your baby and for your teeth. Baby's first teeth start developing around month three into your pregnancy. Healthy diets containing, milk, cheese, yogurt and other dairy products are a great source of essential minerals that are important for your dental health, as well as baby's developing teeth, gums and bones.
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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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Mere right side k ek dant me khatta lag raha h. Or aisa lag raha h jaise wo thoda uper ho gya h. And blooding bhi ho rhi h. But bahut kam. Pain nhi h. Kya karna chahiye. Agar koi natural option ho to btaye please.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Mere right side k ek dant me khatta lag raha h. Or aisa lag raha h jaise wo thoda uper ho gya h. And blooding bhi ho ...
dentist se consult karen aur daanton ko saaf karwa kar desensitizing mouth wash aur toothpaste use karen
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He Is having teeth problem he want to remove the teeth is it good or bad for his future.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
He Is having teeth problem he want to remove the teeth is it good or bad for his future.
Loss of any organ can not b good , teeth r important organs of the body they should b preserved as long as possible to give u perfect service
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I am 30 yrs old & I have teeth pain, what kinds of pain killer will work for teeth pain?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I am 30 yrs old & I have teeth pain, what kinds of pain killer will work for teeth pain?
Hi as such we cannot prescribe painkillers like this without knowing proper history and examining the tooth.
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I have a teeth problem generally last one what should I do with relief for me. Please fast.

I have a teeth problem generally last one what should I do with relief for me. Please fast.
Sir may be your wisdom tooth is erupting so your gums are inflamed do warm saline rinses you will feel better if not so go to your dentist.
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I am 23 old man. I have a problem of mouth ulcer from 3 years. Pls give suggestions to cure and prevention.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I am 23 old man. I have a problem of mouth ulcer from 3 years. Pls give suggestions to cure and prevention.
Dear lybrate-user, first please avoid bad habit like chewing tobacco products if you have. If your problem recurr within certain interval please visit a oral pathologist. You may need thorough checkup and treatment.
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