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Dr. Shawn D'Souza

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Shawn D'Souza Dentist, Mumbai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Shawn D'Souza is an experienced Dentist in Santacruz East, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Dr. Shawn D'souza's Clinic in Santacruz East, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shawn D'Souza and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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What is pyria but it is related to teeth. So what is the cure for it. And why this cause .and effect.

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
What is pyria but it is related to teeth. So what is the cure for it. And why this cause .and effect.
You should consider getting a professional cleaning done by the dentist. This is simply a name for gum disease where there is bleeding due to poor hygiene.
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I am chewing tobacco for more than 15years, now these days I am feeling that my mouth is not opening fully during eating something.

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
You might be in a precancerous condition Better stop your habit and get your treatment done immediately
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I hav lill yellowish teeths that i dont like at all more over i feel whn i smile the very slight gap between my teeths got visible So can i go for smile treatment what will it cost and from whr i cn get it done fr 100% result Im from Nagpur

Dental surgeon
Dentist, Ahmedabad
your yellowish teeth can be whitten by bleaching treatment and spacing in between teeth can be treated by filling or many more options depend on upto how much space u have
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All About Wisdom Teeth

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
All About Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are known to be the final molars to grow out and they complete the set of permanent teeth. They generally start to erupt during the late teens or in the beginning of twenties. 

In case of some people, there is a possibility that the wisdom teeth may never erupt, while others may even grow four and more wisdom teeth. 

Do all wisdom teeth create dental problems?
No, if a wisdom tooth has completely erupted through the gum and tissue, without actually harming the teeth next to it, it does not require to be extracted. But, this is only if the individual is able to clean and brush it thoroughly. The wisdom teeth should be properly examined and dental care is necessary to prevent any complications. 

When do wisdom teeth need extraction?
Proper oral care of the teeth will keep them healthy and clean. But there may arise a situation, in which the removal of the wisdom teeth is quite necessary:

1. In certain cases, the wisdom tooth may erupt at a weird angle, compromising the teeth next to it. This may make it difficult to clean the teeth thoroughly, thus resulting in the onset of bacterial growth and periodontal disease. In this case, the wisdom teeth should be removed as soon as possible. 

2. While the wisdom teeth grows out, it may happen that there is not enough space for it to grow properly. As a result the adjacent teeth may face pressure due to crowded teeth, leading to headaches, toothaches and jaw pain. It is best that the wisdom teeth is extracted in this situation.

3. In case a wisdom tooth develops a cavity, it should be extracted. 

4. An impacted wisdom tooth, that is, if it has only partially grown out of the tissue, should also be extracted before it can cause serious complications.

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Does rubbing a banana peel on teeth whitens them? Also please tell me other ways to whiten teeth naturally.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Does rubbing a banana peel on teeth whitens them? Also please tell me other ways to whiten teeth naturally.
Hello, as a home remedy you can apply strawberry crush or baking soda on your teeth for some time to whiten your teeth.
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I'm suffering with halitosis and when I brush my tooth after 1hour bad breath starts so what's the complete cure for this so that it won't repeat again.

BDS
Dentist, Rewari
I'm suffering with halitosis and when I brush my tooth after 1hour bad breath starts so what's the complete cure for ...
Halitosis is due to systemic or local reasons. If you have constipation or acidity or diabetese or if you have gas trouble or if you have infected cavity or if you have pyorhea. Gum disease brushing is not sufficient get athorough checkup done for proper treatment.
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I fill sensitivity in my end teeth upper portion. Pl. Suggest the possibility and their treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Indore
I fill sensitivity in my end teeth upper portion. Pl. Suggest the possibility and their treatment.
Hello lybrate-user, Sensitivity is a problem where there three layers of a tooth namely enamel, dentin and pulp. Sensitivity is due to enamel damage so to get your enamel repaired use colgate enamel pro relief this will have a good result. If further sensitivity persists after the usage of the paste then report to your nereby dentist. THANKYOU
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What reason of yellowish teeth? And Which product will remove yellowish of teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
What reason of yellowish teeth? And Which product will remove yellowish of teeth.
There are several causes of tooth discoloration, including: Foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables (for example, apples and potatoes) can stain your teeth. Poor dental hygiene. Inadequate brushing and flossing.... Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- Mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. for faster result you can go for TEETH BLEACHING from dentist...
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BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Activities like cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging should not be performed by making use of our teeth. It can result in broken or chipped teeth. Our teeth should only be used for chewing food.

I have my right testis bigger than left one? I am 28 years old. 2. My front teeth broke 1 year ago. I have not done capping yet. Done root canal. Will it create problem? Or should I do capping as soon as possible?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have my right testis bigger than left one? I am 28 years old. 2. My front teeth broke 1 year ago. I have not done c...
it is better that you get capping done..it will give extra strength to tooth and there will no problem in future. ..
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I am very sensitive to seasonal changing. Whenever I travel where climate is different from here, I feel my health goes down, mostly in the sense of cold or mouth ulcers.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am very sensitive to seasonal changing. Whenever I travel where climate is different from here, I feel my health go...
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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I had three front teeth implanted three months back. I do not have any pain or discomfort but the impanted set shakes when I touch. Does this mean implant has failed?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, you need to get a check up clinically to figure out if only the crowns are moving or crowns along with implants are moving in the jaw. If the implants are moving they need to be replaced but if only the crowns are moving they can be tighten. You can go back to your dentist who did your treatment and get the solution for the same.
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I am not a regular paan (betel) eater, but after taking regular paan for 15-20 days, now I can not open my mouth fully, I find difficulty while chewing food and the most painful part when I eat something spicy. I feel like my whole mouth is swollen. Please suggest some medicines to get immediate relief. Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am not a regular paan (betel) eater, but after taking regular paan for 15-20 days, now I can not open my mouth full...
Mouth ulcers are usually due to vitamin deficiency or bad digestion. Other causes are tonsils, trauma from teeth, dry mouth, tonsillitis, stress, change in lifestyle, allergies to certain foods and medication, smoking and tobacco chewing, consumption of spicy n hot foods. Start some vitamin supplements. Apply local anaesthetic ointment like dologel. Eat healthy and balanced diet. Increase your water intake. Avoid oilly n spicy food completely.
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Advanced Aesthetics, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), BDS
Dentist, Pune
Herbal toothpastes are always better option than regular toothpastes.
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Mere danto m dard h please iska kuch illaz batao m bahut pareshan hu khoon aa rahabh danto m se.

BDS
Dentist, Sangli
Mere danto m dard h please iska kuch illaz batao m bahut pareshan hu khoon aa rahabh danto m se.
Pain can be due to cavity present in your tooth. Visit dentist immediately and get it checked and treated as per.
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Hello sir, I am 45 years old male and I have got mouth ulcer from last 40 days. Itrurd vit 12 and b complex tab but no relief. What could be the solutions.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I would suggest that consult a dentist and get thorough checkup of your teeth done to see if there are any sharp edges of teeth etc.that may be responsible for the mouth ulcer.
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stay healthy

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
stay healthy
Sugar free chewing gums as good for teeth as they contain xylitol, a sugar substitute as it has a bactericidal effect and pull the lingering food particles in your mouth and hence prevent cavity formation.
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Nobel Fellow Of Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Indore
Massaging your gums daily with eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth will increase the blood activation and will keep your gums healthy and safe.

Flum is coming in the mouth regularly especially after eating food (inside cold) and not allowing me to eat large. I have been prescribed the following medicines AURAMIN FORTE, L_CETRI, PANTOCALM, MOXIFLACIN I took one week no remedy and I can not even food properly. It is not allowing me to eat more. Can I continue the medicines or stop it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Flum is coming in the mouth regularly especially after eating food (inside cold) and not allowing me to eat large. I ...
Honey and pepper are simple phlegm remedies. Mix a pinch of pepper to a spoon of honey and have this mixture twice a day for a week. Another simple measure is to cut a slice of lemon, sprinkle it with salt and pepper, and suck on the lemon slice. This will help to clear the throat easily. A tonic made out of ginger, onion, and sugar is a very effective home remedy for phlegm. You will need to clean and finely chop a small onion. Place this in a bowl along with a teaspoon of grated ginger and two spoons of sugar. Toss the mixture well and then keep it aside for 20 minutes. Sugar is a humectant which means that it helps to draw out the liquid from within the onion and garlic. You will find that the tonic is sweet and does not have the pungent taste and aroma of onions. Onions and garlic are rich in several compounds that act as natural antibiotics. This can also be used as a tonic for phlegm in kids as its sweet taste is quite irresistible to children. This tonic helps to bolster the immune system and thus helps to reduce the severity of the infection. It also helps to increase the fluidity of the phlegm and allows it to be easily expelled from the body. The tonic also helps to soothe the throat which makes it especially effective in treating a sore throat.
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Per month I always get some infections in mouth and it really scares me. Bcoz I am unable to eat or drink anythng at that time plzz help me is dis bcoz of season changing or I have some serious problem.

Diploma in Community Medicine, MBBS Alternative Medicine, Diploma in Acupuncture
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Delhi
Hello , this problem also called stomatitis. This disease due to constipation and over eating of fast food, over heating food. Thats how you suffer every months. So stop taking fast food. Use salad and boil food. Take triphla churna twice in a day with lukewarm water.
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