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Dr. Smita Acharya

Dentist, Mumbai

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Dr. Smita Acharya is a renowned Dentist in Mumbai, Mumbai. She is currently associated with Dr. Dinesh Agni's Clinic in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Smita Acharya and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Gapping between teeth increased and feeling sensitivity. What should I do please suggest me.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Gapping between teeth increased and feeling sensitivity. What should I do please suggest me.
I will suggest you to apply braces through a orthodontist and Avoid any triggering factor, take folic acid regularly, eat a healthy diet , always be stress free , exercise regularly
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There is one problem in my teeth. I am feeling very painful. please tell me any good medicine.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
There is one problem in my teeth. I am feeling very painful. please tell me any good medicine.
Tooth ache may be due to infection, tooth decay, gum problem etc. Anything stuck in the teeth may also cause the problem. Homoeopathy has a good treatment for this without adverse effects. Take magnesia phos 200 twice daily in the morning and evening.
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I am 27 years old, have jig jag type teeth, so I have decided to use brace's, will you please suggest me the cost, or what is the duration and pros and cons of braces.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 27 years old, have jig jag type teeth, so I have decided to use brace's, will you please suggest me the cost, or...
Hello Cost depends upon doctors and materials used. Your teeth will be aligned properly, face will appear better after treatment is the benefit. This will take time and money, visit to dental clinic and for sometime it will take time to adjust are cons. But in the end your teeth will be fine and your face will appear better when you will smile.
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I am 18 years old. My tooth are becoming yellow. What should I do for regaining my white teeth?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 18 years old. My tooth are becoming yellow. What should I do for regaining my white teeth?
Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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BDS
Dentist,
7 Oral hygiene dental facts. Can you add any to this list?

Oral-Systemic health connection:

1.86% of women brush twice daily or more, 66% of men brush daily or more. Does this surprise you?
2. It has been found that brushing for most people removes plaque between 28-52%.
3.12% of people floss daily.
4. It is recommended to brush 2x a day, see a dentist 2x a year, floss 1x a day, & replace your toothbrush 3 to 4x a year.
5. People with dental insurance are more likely to visit the dentist than those without dental insurance.
6. Tongue cleaning with a tongue scraper is proven to help reduce heart attacks, pneumonia, premature births, diabetes, osteoporosis, & infertility in men.
7. Flossing once a day can increase your life expectancy by 6 years.
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Sir I am suffering from bad breath since 2_3 year, I have done scaling and medication also but there is no relief. Please solve my problem. I will be very thankful to you for this.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Sir I am suffering from bad breath since 2_3 year, I have done scaling and medication also but there is no relief.  P...
Use mouth wash twice a day in the ratio of 1: 1, and clean your teeth after every meal and use chewinggum.
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Can Your Toothbrush Make You Ill?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Can Your Toothbrush Make You Ill?

Did you know that your tooth brush could be home of over a million bacteria including the flu virus, E coli, staph and yeast fungus? But, can your tooth brush really make you fall ill? Luckily, our immune system ensures that toothbrushes do not make us ill. However, in rare cases, the bacteria on a toothbrush can get past our defenses.

The problem lies in how a toothbrush is stored. The bathroom is humid and moist making it the best place for bacteria to multiply. Storing a toothbrush near the toilet further adds to the problem. Here are a few tips to make your toothbrush healthier.

  1. Wash your hands before and after brushing. Also rinse your toothbrush well before putting toothpaste on it. Using hot water is better than cold water.
  2. Change your toothbrush every three months or whenever the bristles are worn out; whichever comes first. In addition, also change your toothbrush after recovering from any illness. If you use an electric toothbrush, change the head every 3-4 months. Children’s brushes need to be changed more often than adult’s toothbrushes.
  3. Do not share a toothbrush and avoid storing toothbrushes together. If the bristles touch each other, germs could move from one toothbrush to the other.
  4. Toothbrush caps may not be as good an idea as they seem as it traps moisture inside and does not allow the brush to dry properly. Instead, keep your brush submerged in hydrogen peroxide or any alcohol based mouthwash.
  5. Do not store your toothbrush horizontally. Your toothbrush should always be stored vertically with the brush side on top.
  6. When travelling, if you use a toothbrush cap, allow the brush to dry completely before putting the cap on.
  7. Store your toothbrush away from the toilet and away from the sink such that it cannot get contaminated form water that splashes when you wash your hands or face.
  8. If possible, store your toothbrush in your medicine cabinet.
  9. Always put the cover down before flushing the toilet. This will reduce the number of air borne bacteria that can attach themselves to your toothbrush,
  10. Along with your toothbrush also clean out your toothbrush holder regularly.
  11. Do not try sterilizing your toothbrush in a microwave. Toothbrushes are not designed to withstand extreme temperatures and hence this could damage your toothbrush.
  12. Use a mouthwash after brushing to rinse out any bacteria that may be left behind form your teeth or your toothbrush. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dentist.
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New wisdom teeth is growing on the right side of jaw. Last tooth has a lot of pain. How to cure the pain??

BDS
Dentist,
Hi, You will require an x ray done for the tooth and check the position of the wisdom tooth.It may require extraction or if the cause is the tooth just in front of it then a filling or root Canal should help.
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Hello sir, This is the best platform to help patient solve their problems which really cannot be answered single handedly My teeth are very sensitive to soar Things and Dr. Says the tooth enamel is too week. They suggest toothpaste with fluoride. My age is 42 and since 30 I am using this kind of paste with no result. Kindly suggest some way out. Thanking you.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
1.If there is severe attrition, Get RCT done on all attrited ones followed with crowns, 2.If there is cervical aberration,if not deeper, get it filled with GIC/Composite,if its still deeper RCT and crown.
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My mom is having severe pain under the jaws. Is there any problem? what is the reason for that? thank you.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My mom is having severe pain under the jaws. Is there any problem? what is the reason for that? thank you.
We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. 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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Yesterday Ifelt a mild pain in my molar but it went away in a couple of minutes, there is no cavity and I am past my wisdom tooth age. Should I see a dentist or let it be.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
It may b cavitation or gum disease. You need cleaning or removal of cavitation. You ned to consult a dentist.
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Is it More Important to Brush Your Teeth in the Night Than in the Morning?

MDS, Certificate in implantology
Dentist, Delhi
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Why it's more important to brush your teeth in the night than in the morning

Most people wake up every morning and stumble to wash their teeth first thing. Do you believe that brushing your teeth in the morning is sufficient to keep your mouth healthy?

While it is important to brush your teeth in the morning for good oral hygiene, what goes on in your mouth all night is even more important. Brushing your teeth once a day is barely enough to maintain perfect oral hygiene. By brushing twice a day you can make the difference.

Do you know why it can be important to brush at night since you are only about to sleep?

Here are a few things that brushing before bed does.

1. Reduces acid build up

Everyone has acid being constantly produced in their mouths. The saliva secreted contains calcium which neutralizes the acid being built up. At night the saliva secretion slows down which allows the acids to get accumulated. The acids keep corroding the teeth all night. When you brush your teeth, the fluoride present in the toothpaste stimulates saliva secretion. So by brushing before bed you ensure that the saliva secretion does not fall drastically. In the process you prevent your teeth from getting corroded.

2. Reduces bacterial multiplication

The saliva in our mouth not only neutralizes the acid it reduces bacteria from multiplying as well. During the reduced saliva production, as you sleep, the bacteria in your mouth multiply manifold and attack your teeth and gums. This is why keeping your saliva secretion regular by brushing before bed is of utmost importance.

3. Reduces the decay of food particles

After you have your dinner just rinsing your mouth is not enough. Tiny food particles that get stuck in your teeth rot overnight. It is best to go to bed with a clean mouth rather than a mouth with tiny decaying food particles.

No matter how much of a task it might seem like, brushing at night is as important, if not more important, than brushing in the morning.

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BDS
Dentist, Chennai
I have been seeing a lot of questions on bad breath. Bad breath is caused by many factors like calculus, food debris, poor oral hygiene, use of tobacco, other medical problems like decreased saliva due to radiation, or any other medication's. It may be also due to gastric problems and worm infestation. The most common treatment is a professional cleaning and maintaining good oral hygiene. People with decreased saliva can chew on bubble gum or sip citrus fruits to stimulation of salivary gland. Patients with acid reflux should consult a gastrointestinal specialist.

How can I improve my teeth when wiring is done on my teeth to make our teeth white and clean?

BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
How can I improve my teeth when wiring is done on my teeth to make our teeth white and clean?
Hi lybrate-user use ortho brushes to clean your teeth and do regular gargles. Take soft diet. Take care.
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Sir my teeth split broken in two sir please help to treat I scared about its too pain full so please reply me sir its pain full operation?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Sir my teeth split broken in two sir please help to treat I scared about its too pain full so please reply me sir its...
It you have to get it removed as soon as possible. Its not painful. For temporary relief you can take painkillers.
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BDS, MDS, MBA (Healthcare), FAM
Dentist, Hyderabad
Chronic Tobacco Usage can cause cancer. If treated early can be cured completely!
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I am not able to open mouth wide due to tobacco chewing habit from last five now what should I do for open my mouth normally?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
First of all, you should give it up tobacco chewing and take scaling procedure by your dentist and also do muscle relaxant exercise.
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One of my front tooth in the upper jaw is overlapping slightly with the other front tooth, due to this the tooth beside the overlapping tooth has grown a bit on the underside of the overlapping tooth, if I want to straighten my teeth what are the possible ways of doing it? And will this straightening process in any way affect my facial structure? Currently I am 21 years old.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
One of my front tooth in the upper jaw is overlapping slightly with the other front tooth, due to this the tooth besi...
The only way to correct it is orthodontic treatment. You r in a good stage of growth period to undergo the treatment. You teeth will straighten in a period of time enhancing your smile. No damage occurs to facial structures.
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I am 21 years old. I wanna decrease my height of teeth without plucking of any teeth. Is it possible?

BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
I am 21 years old. I wanna decrease my height of teeth without plucking of any teeth. Is it possible?
Hello lybrate-user you can decrease your teeth height by trimming your teeth or other procedure is through capping.
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BDS
Dentist,
Ask you doctor for a complete dental treatment plan instead of just treating what hurts and follow it to avoid repeated visits.
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