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Dr. Soma Modi

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Soma Modi Dentist, Mumbai
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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. Soma Modi is a renowned Dentist in Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. You can visit her at Dr Soma Dental care in Jaslok Hospital, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Soma Modi on Lybrate.com.

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BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease which occurs because of the inflammation of the gums. It can easily be reversed with daily brushing and flossing and getting dental cleaning done regularly.
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Hello I am 25 year male and I am suffering from mouth ulcer what is the solution? Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hello I am 25 year male and I am suffering from mouth ulcer what is the solution? Please help me.
These are apthous ulcers. Tab riboflavine 2tab three times a day. For 15 days. Zytee lotion daily twice after food untill the ulcer goes off.
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Clean Face & Clean Teeth

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Clean Face & Clean Teeth
When you keep your face so spotlessly clean. Why ignore your teeth? Get scaling (cleaning) done regularly.
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Brushing baking soda on your teeth twice a month can remove the stains of coffee

BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Brushing baking soda on your teeth twice a month can remove the stains of coffee or red wine and give you your pearly white teeth back.
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My cousin has no teeth from his childhood. He is having only 6-7 teethes and still now he didn't take any thing for this now he need to transplant all teethes. So can you guide me is there any where. Where he can get it free of cost or normal cost. And how much it will come.

MDS Orthodontics and Dento facial Orthopedics, MBA hosipital adminstration, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Srikakulam
My cousin has no teeth from his childhood. He is having only 6-7 teethes and still now he didn't take any thing for t...
you are not mentioned your cousuins age, if your cousin age is above 14 yrs, then implants are the best treatement for this condition, each implant price starting from 25k
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I have many holes in my mouth. When I eat it stuck in my teeth hole.what should I do?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
You have cavities in your teeth. You need to visit a dentist and get tooth filling done. If the decay (cavity) is large then you need to get rct done followed by placement of crown.
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Wisdom Teeth - When To Get Them Removed

BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
Wisdom Teeth - When To Get Them Removed

The last molar teeth in the mouth are called as wisdom teeth. While in some people they erupt completely into the mouth and function with no problem whatsoever, in others, they remain embedded in the bone, erupt incompletely, erupt at an angle, or are covered by bone or a flap of tissue. They are absent in many.

Of late, dentists recommend removal of wisdom teeth, more a preventative than remedial measure. Some of the reasons for wisdom tooth removal are listed below-

  1. Impaction: Often, wisdom teeth do not have enough space to erupt in their normal position. This can only be evaluated properly on an x-ray. If the x-ray shows that the tooth is unlikely to erupt because of being blocked by a root or bone, this needs to be removed.

  2. Pericoronitis: The tooth partially erupts into the mouth but is covered by a flap of gum. This attracts food and bacteria to accumulate, leading to decay and infection, a condition called as pericoronitis. Very common in the lower wisdom teeth, it leads to severe tooth pain, painful swallowing and swelling of the lymph nodes. This is the most common cause for wisdom teeth to be removed. An x-ray will reveal the tooth to be infected and sometimes periapical abscess may also be present.

  3. Cysts: Impacted teeth can develop fluid-filled cysts which can cause severe and even permanent damage to the jaw bone, adjacent teeth and nerves. Dentigerous cysts are the most common type.

  4. Alignment: Misaligned wisdom teeth exert a constant mild pressure on the adjacent teeth which can hamper the alignment and reverse the effects produced by braces. The bite may be altered also, thereby necessitating removal.

  5. Adjacent Tooth Damage: If the malposed wisdom tooth is causing pocket formation or decay in the adjacent teeth, it is time to get them removed.

  6. Recurrent Sinus Infections: With their proximity to sinuses, there could be constant pain and pressure and infection of the sinuses. This is another indication for their removal.

However, not all wisdom teeth need to be removed. If they have erupted fully, are healthy, produce a good bite, and can be cleaned easily, they do not require removal.

During the teenage years and through 20s, check with your dentist on the health of the wisdom teeth. X-rays can be taken to monitor them and for early identification of problems. If they need to be removed, it is easier to take them out when you're young. The bone surrounding the impacted tooth is less dense, and therefore easier. The ability of the body in general and the jaw bones in particular to heal is also better at a younger age.

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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
To lessen the degree of pain or soreness in the mouth during the orthodontic treatment, you can gargle with 8 ounces of lukewarm water with one teaspoonful of salt dissolved in it. Swish it around your mouth and then spit it out. It will dull the pain and provide relief.
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I have constipation most of the time because of that I got mouth ulcers. Every month I suffered from mouth blisters. Please suggest me helpful medicines. Or what else I can do?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have constipation most of the time because of that I got mouth ulcers. Every month I suffered from mouth blisters.
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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. include more green leafy vegetables, raw vegetables n fruits. Increase your water intake. Avoid oilly n spicy food completely.
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A file break down in the root part of my teeth during rct can we remove it? N whether it will create any harm?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
A file break down in the root part of my teeth during rct can we remove it?
N whether it will create any harm?
X-ray of the tooth to verify the location of the file within the root canal is taken and the file can be retrived by the endodontist.
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Dr. sahab meri daad main keeda lag gaya hai wo andar khali ho gayi hai aur uska colour black ho gaya hai usme thanda garam bhi lagta hai ab main kya karun please koi keeda hatane ko medicine ya koi upay ho to please aap bayaiye ji.

BHMS, MD - Homoeopathy
Homeopath, Lucknow
Dr. sahab meri daad main keeda lag gaya hai wo andar khali ho gayi hai aur uska colour black ho gaya hai usme thanda ...
Aapko jaldi se jaldi kisi dentist ko dikhana padega. Dentist apke daanto ki safai kr dega or usko fill kr dega. Agr condition zyada kharab hui daanto ki. To RCT (root canal therapy) bhi krna pad skta h.
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There are scratches in my teeth and till date I have never gone for cleaning of my teeth. I would like to clean my teeth and remove scratches from the teeth.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
Well you need to go for scaling (tooth cleaning)& polishing of teeth. Some dentist only perform scaling & not polishing so it is very important that you ask them to perform polishing after scaling. Minor scratches as you said will fade away.
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I have some problem that belongs to dental problem that is" I have cavities and how I remove them from my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have some problem that belongs to dental problem that is" I have cavities and how I remove them from my teeth.
. You may need cleaning and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I am on glivec 400 od for CML chronic phase for last 1 n 1/2 year achieved mmr in two consecutive rt pcr at a gap of 3 months. My recent problem is sour taste in every food except sweet one. Before this I suffered from bitterness of taste for about 4 months I tried soda /tooth paste/etc to change the ph but all in vein. My treating Dr. says you have to bear it is there any other advice.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
I am on glivec 400 od for CML chronic phase for last 1 n 1/2 year achieved mmr in two consecutive rt pcr at a gap of ...
You can take morticum 1m / 5 drops in little water twice a day for one week. Nihilinum 200/ 5 drops in little water thrice a day for one month. Keep a 10 to 15 minutes gap in between these medicines. Revert back after one month with feedback.
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I had two milky tooth from my birth and they are attacked by germs and looks so bad in my personality so what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Kanchipuram
I had two milky tooth from my birth and they are attacked by germs and looks so bad in my personality so what should ...
Hi are you sure about the teeth present is a milky one. If that's the condition it requires removal. Presence of milky teeth will obstruct the permanent teeth eruption or making it to erupt in an abnormal position. So please visit a dentist he will do the needful.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Brush your teeth at least twice a day. When you brush, don't rush give sufficient time.
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I hav a problem in my gums. Do not know why my gums r paining to much. Any suggestion please. I can not sleep at night due to pain.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I hav a problem in my gums. Do not know why my gums r paining to much. Any suggestion please. I can not sleep at nigh...
Take Graphites 30C one dose and then Cosmos 30C daily for 2 weeks. It will be alright. Still if you have any queries, please let me know. Take care. :)
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BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
The psychodynamic explanation of the dentist–patient relationship
From a psychodynamic viewpoint dental healthcare is a 2-person endeavour. It is the dentist working with the patient and the patient being able to accept (use) the work (treatment) offered and provided by the dentist. It acknowledges that there is a uniqueness in the interaction for both dentist and patient while accepting the potential for inequalities within the interaction. Nevertheless it requires the health professional to remain flexible, to be able, as the need arises, to make adjustments in treatment plans thereby maximising status equality while minimising the potential for disruptions within the relationship. Benefits exist for the dental health professional when the equality between themselves and their patients is maintained. These include improved time and behavioural management skills, increased awareness of their patients' concerns and anxieties, the ability to readjust treatment plans and to provide patient-centred care
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My tongue is scratchy and there is roughness for past few days. What is the reason? It happened never before in past. please prescribe me some suggestion or medicine.

MD - General Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
It is probably just vitamin B deficiency. Make sure there are no ulcer or whitish patch over tongue. Take any vitamin B supplements.
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