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Dr. Shilpi Kelkar

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Shilpi Kelkar Dentist, Mumbai
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I am getting mouth ulcers very frequently so wil you please suggest to how to get rid of them?

BDS
Dentist, Bhavnagar
Hi. You have problem of mouth ulcer repeatedly that may be because of stressful lifestyle. Gastric problem may cause mouth ulcer. Drink more water. Avoid spicy foods. Avoid gaseous foods like cabbage, cauliflower etc. Avoid stress. If ulcer is long standing duration than you have to take biopsy for further diagnosis. Take care. Thank you.
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Sometimes my teeth feel sensitive. When i.brush my. Teeth.blood is coming out. Teeth is also. Yellow.scaling. Is good for teeth yes or not? Is it have. Side effect?

BDS
Dentist, Indore
Sometimes my teeth feel sensitive. When i.brush my. Teeth.blood is coming out. Teeth is also. Yellow.scaling. Is good...
Hello lybrate-user, Scalling is no way harm full as youg for body routine in hospital same is with the scalling. Scalling can also be done once in 3 months or 6 months. THABK YOU
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I have yellowish teeth and bad breath is coming. Please suggest me how to get rid of this yellowish teeth as soon as possible.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have yellowish teeth and bad breath is coming. Please suggest me how to get rid of this yellowish teeth as soon as ...
CLEANING Cleaning your teeth is much better & healthier than deposits on teeth. You can be certain that the dentist could not remove enamel with his/her scaler (The cleaning kit). The more likely scenario is that the dentist will remove some calculus or tartar build up between & around the teeth that the gap was being filled in by it & henceforth removing the tartar successfully makes an existing space visible. The other scenario is that your teeth are beginning to move (shift). 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. 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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I have yellow teeth which gives me awkward feeling. Can I make it white without any treatment?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
There is no such way to whiten your teeth other than bleaching. There can be little change if you use home bleach. You can ask me privately about it.
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I am every day brush teeth but smell every time. I think stomach problems to smell mouth. Please solution it's problem.

BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
I am every day brush teeth but smell every time. I think stomach problems to smell mouth. Please solution it's problem.
Consult a gastroenterologist and get treated for your stomach problems. In the meanwhile, take care of your oral hygiene by proper brushing and flossing. Consult the dentist if there are deposits present and get them cleaned by scaling because this causes infection of gums.
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I am 26 year old male. I have teeth problem in germs start bluding and swelling also before 2 years doctor only cleaned teeth by machine and after some time problem present there and I have not take any tobacco. Please tell me what I do ?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Kindly get a consultation with a dentist, because we need to examine the gums to find out cause of swelling and if cleaning procedure is needed it has to be followed by medication for maintenance.
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I have mouth ulcers since last 3 months regularly. It happens regularly. What should I do.

M.D.S.
Dentist, Mumbai
I have mouth ulcers since last 3 months regularly.
It happens regularly.
What should I do.
If you have ulcers again and again. Get a blood test done. Your haemoglobin may be low. Take tab folvite twice daily. Also use hi ora mouthwash from himalaya drug co to gargle after diluting with water.
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How to Brush Your Teeth

PGDRH, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
How to Brush Your Teeth
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Use a good toothbrush. Choose a toothbrush with soft nylon bristles. This must effectively remove plaque and debris from your teeth, without irritating the gums or eroding tooth enamel like hard bristled brushes can do when used with sideways action. The toothbrush should also fit comfortably in your hand, and have a head small enough to easily reach all of your teeth, especially the ones at the back. If you have difficulty fitting the toothbrush into your mouth, it is probably too big.[3]
Electric toothbrushes are a great choice if you are a lazy brusher and think that the electric toothbrush might encourage you to spend more time on your teeth. However, you can do just as good of a job with a manual toothbrush -- it's all in the technique.
You should definitely avoid toothbrushes with" natural" bristles made from animal hair as these can harbor bacteria.

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Replace your toothbrush regularly. The bristles will wear out over time, losing their flexibility and effectiveness. You should get a new one every 3 to 4 months, or as soon as the bristles start to splay out and lose their shape. Visual inspection of the toothbrush is more important than the actual timeline. You can also buy toothbrushes nowadays whose handles will change color when its time to get a new one.
Research has found that thousands of microbes call toothbrush bristles and handles" home" and can cause infections.
Always rinse your brush after using it, and store it upright and uncovered so that it can dry before your next use. Otherwise bacteria will grow.
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Use a fluoride toothpaste. It not only helps remove plaque, it also helps strengthen tooth enamel.[6] however, it's important to note that fluoride toothpaste is not to be swallowed, as ingesting too much can have serious health consequences. It should not be used for children under the age of 3.
You can get toothpastes to target a wide variety of dental and gum problems, including cavities, tartar, sensitive teeth and gums, gingivitis and stained teeth. Opt for the one that suits your best or ask your dentist or hygienist for advice.
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Use dental floss. Flossing your teeth is just as important as brushing, as it removes built up plaque, bacteria and food particles that get trapped between the teeth and which soft floppy toothbrush bristles can't reach even when used with up/down natural motion. You should always floss before brushing your teeth so that any food or bacteria that comes loose during flossing doesn't remain in your mouth.
Remember to floss gently. Don't" snap" the floss between the teeth as this can irritate sensitive gums. Ease it down gently, following the curve of each tooth.
If you find dental floss awkward to use or you have braces, look for dental picks instead. These are small wooden or plastic sticks which you can insert between teeth, achieving the same results as flossing if spaces are large enough.

Oral and Dental Care

BDS
Dentist, Rajouri
Oral and Dental Care

Tongue cleaning is as important as brushing and flossing. Use of a proper tongue scraper every morning will remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath.

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She has the ulcer in the mouth? It is difficult to drink water it pains? What is the medicine for this.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
She has the ulcer in the mouth? It is difficult to drink water it pains? What is the medicine for this.
Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take'becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief.
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I have a pain in my mouth as my wisdom teeth is coming so what should I do to get relief from it?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, most of the time wisdom tooth errupt late in the mouth and have no place to errupt straight. In such scenario it troubles repeatedly because of which it has to be removed. You need to visit dentist to get a checkup and x-ray done after which he can give you a exact solution.
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I have more painful white patches at inside on my mouth cheek and teeth corner. What's​ cause of it. Pls help me. What medicine now I'm take. Reply me fast Dr.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Thane
I have more painful white patches at inside on my mouth cheek and teeth corner. What's​ cause of it. Pls help me. Wha...
Hello lybrate-user. The white patches if can be scrapped off and leave a red surface beneath them may be candidiasis (which is a form of fungal infection) please consult a dental specialist to know the cause. Till then use candid mouth paint. Take 20-30 drops on tongue and swish in whole moth for 2-3 minutes. Use it 4-5 times a day for 2 weeks. The fungal infection shows your immunity is compromised. Please consult a dentist and a physician to know the exact cause.
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
How tooth decay starts.

How to remove waste material in the sense saliva. Due to this I was experiencing indigestion, severe head ache. I need some suggestions/tips.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
If there is no saliva u will not b able to talk,swallow, eat, digest n may b many more prob u should tell ur prob let this b the job of a dr
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I have bleeding gums from one month. I am 20 years old. Moderate bleed after brushing. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have bleeding gums from one month. I am 20 years old. Moderate bleed after brushing. What should I do?
You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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दांतो की देखभाल क्यों जरूरी है ?

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Faridabad
दांतो की देखभाल क्यों जरूरी है ?

ये तो  हमारी साधारण जानकारी है कि दांतो की कैविटी एंड मसूड़ो की बीमारियों से अच्छे से ध्यान रखने से बचाया जा सकता है| यह सिर्फ बड़े लोगो के लिए ही नहीं बल्कि छोटे शिशुओ के लिए भी जरूरी है | 

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I am 58 yrs old male. My taste of mouth has lost since last 2 yrs. I had sinus problem & I operate it but no gain in taste. What to do?

MBBS, DGO (cal)
General Physician,
Loss of taste is a common symptom of gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), salivary gland infection, sinusitis, poor dental hygiene, or even certain medicines. The medical term for a complete loss of taste is ageusia. A partial loss of taste is called dysgeusia. Loss of taste is caused by interruption of the transfer of taste sensations to the brain, or by a problem with the way the brain interprets these sensations. Although taste problems are common, complete loss of taste is rare. Loss of taste in mouth can be a sign of a serious condition. Seek prompt medical care if your loss of taste in mouth is persistent or causes you concern. A senior consultant in general medicine / internal medicine can help you.
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I have a pain in my mouth due to a broken tooth. What should I have to do for better relief?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a pain in my mouth due to a broken tooth. What should I have to do for better relief?
You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I am getting my wisdom teeth and I am unable to take my meal. Can you help me with this issue?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am getting my wisdom teeth and I am unable to take my meal. Can you help me with this issue?
You can take a pain killer for temporary relief. If pain is severe, you might need antibiotics too. Do warm salt water gargling to keep the area free of infection.
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