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Dr. Shivani Kelkar

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Shivani Kelkar 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. Shivani Kelkar is a trusted Dentist in Shivaji Park, Mumbai. She is currently associated with Dr.Shivani Kelkar Dental Clinic in Shivaji Park, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shivani Kelkar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Basic tips for healthy teeth.
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What is meant by root canal treatment for teeth. what to do?

BDS
Dentist,
What is meant by root canal treatment for teeth. what to do?
Root canal treatment is a procedure in which the infected nerves are removed from the teeth and filled with gutta percha material to save your teeth. After the root canal treatment there is no pain to the patient and the tooth is saved from extraction (removal) of teeth. Consult the dentist and he/she can tell you what kind of treatment you require for your problem.
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My teeth gums are getting blood When brushing my teeth, and my front teo teeth are slightly loosen.

BDS
Dentist,
My teeth gums are getting blood
When brushing my teeth, and my front teo teeth are slightly loosen.
It appears you might have a gum problem called periodontitis, its reversible in most cases, with proper prophylaxis and maintaining oral hygiene. Kindly meet a dentist soon for the same.
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The health of teeth is not very good. I have 2 caps n couple of corrected cavity. What are tge methods of improving my oral hygiene.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
The health of teeth is not very good. I have 2 caps n couple of corrected cavity. What are tge methods of improving m...
Hello, Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done every 6 months. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal.
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I am 18 year old male. I am affected with mouth ulcer from past one week. I am not able to open my mouth also if I drink water also the pain is unbearable. I visited doctor he given me some medicines to but they did not really worked now I am not able to take medicine also please help me out.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 18 year old male. I am affected with mouth ulcer from past one week. I am not able to open my mouth also if I dr...
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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My friend's jaw is paining for last 4-5 days. He don't have a medical history. What should be done to reduce this pain?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My friend's jaw is paining for last 4-5 days. He don't have a medical history. What should be done to reduce this pain?
Chances are his/ her wisdom teeth is erupting. Take antibiotics and pain killers, consult a doctor for xray and then judgement whether there is enough space for eruption of that teeth. Otherwise go for removal of that tooth.
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Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Jammu
You can exercise for healthier gums as well. Gently bite down so as to make sure that your teeth make a clinking sound when they meet. Repeat this 30 to 40 times continously. This exercise will stimulate the flow of blood and will keep your gums healthy.
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MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.
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I have cavity in my 2 teeth I want composite filling what does it cost. Tell me the price.

Dentist, Visakhapatnam
I have cavity in my 2 teeth I want composite filling what does it cost. Tell me the price.
Hai lybrate-user, The treatment cost depend on the type of composite used, for example anterior composite and posterior composite. Also different manufacturing companies have slightly different added compositions to increase the durability of the restorations. However the treatment cost may vary from 700 to 1500 approximately for single tooth depending on factors.
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Hi I am 24 years old & I want to straight my teeth. So, how much it will take and is it possible or not?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
It might also be possible to correct your problem with Dental Veneers or Bonding that we do routinely now as part of Smile Makeovers.
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I am suffering from bad breath (due to bad stomach). What kind of food shall I avoid?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from bad breath (due to bad stomach). What kind of food shall I avoid?
Avoid these foods: alcohol coffee and teas that contain caffeine onions garlic citrus fruits and juices tomato products peppermint spicy foods chocolate fried or fatty foods Eat foods that are rich in fiber to fight halitosis. Fiber helps the digestive movement (peristalsis) run smoothly so that reflux and obstruction are less likely to occur. Fibrous foods also keep you feeling full longer and may help you maintain your weight. GERD is linked to being overweight, so consult your doctor about losing weight to relieve acid reflux and heartburn. Drink plenty of water throughout the day to refresh your breath. Water is less likely than other beverages to upset your stomach or weaken your LES. It also helps wash away bacteria that can lead to bad breath. Be sure to choose still water instead of sparkling, as carbonation can increase heartburn symptoms.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
A stitch in time saves 9! A Filling (restoration) in time saves you from Root Canal or Removal of Tooth!
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Chipped Tooth - How To Fix It?

Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Alwar
Chipped Tooth - How To Fix It?

You are in the middle of a hot summer afternoon and decide to have some ice to cool off. Suddenly you hear a crackle and something comes into your mouth that doesn't quite taste like ice. Oops! That's a part of your broken teeth! Although your first instinct is to panic, don't worry as there are a lot of things dentists can do these days to fix chipped teeth.

A tooth may chip off for some other reasons too. Decay being one of the main culprits, it erodes the top enamel leaving the tooth exposed to decay. Taking an unsightly fall or getting your teeth broken in a fight are some of the other reasons why your teeth may break o partially chip off. Here are some things you can do:

  • Take care of you chipped tooth: The first thing to do when you realize that you have a chipped tooth is to see a dentist. If you are unfortunately suffering from this problem on a weekend when a dentist near you isn't accessible, keep the jagged edge of the broken tooth covered with a sugarless chewing gum or paraffin. If you get hungry, opt for a liquid diet or soft solids that don't require chewing. 
  • Treatment: Filling or bonding that is if you've chipped a visible tooth in your frontline, your dentist will use a tooth coloured composite resin for a 'bonding' procedure. If it is one of your inside teeth, your dentist may try a simple 'filling' to fix things up. Bonding is pretty much 'gluing' bits of your artificial teeth on. The dentist clears up the surface to place the adhesive and sticks the bonding material and then hardens it into shape with ultraviolet light.
  • Adding a crown or dental cap: This procedure is used when a larger piece of tooth chips off, it happens mainly due to decay. The dentist will chip off the edges from your broken teeth and cover it with a crown or cap to protect the tooth from further damage. The cap also acts as a cosmetic fixture not making anyone realize that it is different from your real teeth.

Patients are generally given a choice on the material for the cap, which they can choose based on cost and cosmetics. A metal cap is the strongest, but can make you look like a villain from yesteryears, which has an evil glint in every smile. The other common options are porcelain fused to metal, all ceramic or all resin. This procedure will require more than one visit for x-rays, taking an impression of the tooth, trial for your crown and finally fixing it. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.

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I have tooth decay problem. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
If the decay is not deep than you can go for filling of cement in the tooth or rct if the cavity is deep.
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I get my teeth scaled almost after 2 years and after that my gums start bleeding. I brush my teeth every morning and evening. Doctor says brush properly but I know that I do it. What can be the reason. I am not diabetic and overall have a good health.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I get my teeth scaled almost after 2 years and after that my gums start bleeding. I brush my teeth every morning and ...
There are so many causes of bleeding gums - - brushing too hard - poor oral hygiene. - vitamin deficiency - taking blood thinners or other medications - bleeding or clotting disorders - mouth sores - other medical problems, including diabetes, heart disease, leukemia or scurvy Few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water to keep the area clean. - Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums.
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Hello doctor my self sara I am salini I am 42 year old female and I have gums bleeding problem last five months what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Hello doctor my self sara I am salini I am 42 year old female and I have gums bleeding problem last five months what ...
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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My teeth is in lit yellowish colour how to remove this, give some tips to remove.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth is in lit yellowish colour how to remove this, give some tips to remove.
Hi, You need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening. Regards
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Is it possible after a tooth extraction the germs or bacteria still remains in the mouth & can cause problems?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Is it possible after a tooth extraction the germs or bacteria still remains in the mouth & can cause problems?
Hi. As the cavity or tooth decay is heavily influenced by lifestyle, what we eat, how well we take care of our teeth, the presence of fluoride in our water and toothpaste. Heredity also plays a role in how susceptible your teeth may be to decay. So, there are chances of getting cavity again!
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Dear sir I am virendra gupta 22, there was some problem with my teeth 3/4 month back, hence I went for dentist and nade RCT. But capping of that I have not done what should I do for further treatment.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Dear sir
I am virendra gupta 22, there was some problem with my teeth 3/4 month back, hence I went for dentist and na...
You should get crown over rct tooth. After rct tooth becomes non vital and brittle and get broken easily.
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I am 18 years old. My teeths are not in proper shape. They are coming outwards. What should I do to correct this?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
If you can afford then you can rectify your problem by going for invasive treatment or you can go for braces treatment coz you stand at correct age for the treatment.
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