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Dr. Sonal

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Sonal Dentist, Mumbai
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I have some mouth infection like I can' t eat anything in the wall of cheeks inside mouth. And because of which I can' t eat anything n feeling very low. Please suggest what to do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Do u consume tobacco in any form? we will have to inspect this infection before committing on diagnosis and medication. Can apply some mucopain ointment there.
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I was having a clicking sound while opening my mouth . My dentist consult me to restrict mouth opening and have liquid food and lite food. It is around 1 and half year now. Clicking sound is not there but my mouth is not opening straight but it is better then earlier. But i am suffering from pain in my jaw head and neck sometimes. I want your help in this. When do i able to open my mouth properly. I am 23 years old.Need your help. Thanku

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Your problem is mostly because of wisdom tooth and temporomandibular joint please take opg X ray cbct done and send image. [Automatically added by Lybrate] Click "Consult Dr.Mahesh G Gawade" below to consult privately with the doctor.
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Near the angle of my jaw on the left hands ide, when I press it hurts specially when I press it against the bone it hurts, just at the lower jaw angle the mandibular angle.

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Dear it could be infection due to a bad tooth in the lower back region or it may be a bone problem - so a clinical examination by a dental surgeon specialist is called for here.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Brushing harder isn’t better. Vigorous brushing does more harm than good and can lead to eroded enamel, which never grows back and can cause sensitivity and other oral issues.

I am of age 30 and having MIDLINE DIASTEMA. Gap is about 3-4 mm. Want to fill the gap. Is it possible.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am of age 30 and having MIDLINE DIASTEMA. Gap is about 3-4 mm. Want to fill the gap. Is it possible.
braces are the best solution to treat midline diastema with this big a gap. other options are composite veneers or ceramic veneers with or without rct.
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Good morning sir, a big gap infront of my teeth. How can i close it sir plz tell me and where i can get orthoband for teeth gap close. Please sir answer me.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hi, plz mention ur age, it is compulsory for the treatment of this type. If u have minute gap u can make use of ortho band. If ur age is below 21 also there may be a chance to use ortho band. Consult ur nearby dentist to get your ortho band
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Hi. Im sufi my teeth have pain n bad breath and my teeth gums are becoming black. My down side teeth gums are reducing please help me.

MDS , BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi. Im sufi my teeth have pain n bad breath and my teeth gums are becoming black. My down side teeth gums are reducin...
Tooth cleaning will help if pigmentation of gums becoming black is generalised then don't worry they are dark gums but if specific to certain teeth the please get check up.
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I have bruxism problems these have been developed due to neck stiffness issues that I've been facing since 3 years now. Bruxism has also lead to teeth clenching problem. Kindly suggest some solution to it . Will a mouth guard help? Thank you in anticipation.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have bruxism problems these have been developed due to neck stiffness issues that I've been facing since 3 years no...
This habit is called bruxism. Habit of grinding teeth or clenching their jaw under stress. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Take a deworming medicine. Also you may need a habit breaking appliance called soft splints to preserve your teeth from wearing off. Adv. Muscle relaxant to relieve jaw muscle pain and anti-depressants. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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My teeth are becoming yellowish from certain days. What should I do to whitening teeth?

MDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My teeth are becoming yellowish from certain days. What should I do to whitening teeth?
Yellow stains could be due to tea, coffee or regular usage of syrups. Some stains will not go with brushing, only professional bleaching can remove.
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Dental Veneers - Types and Advantages

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dental Veneers - Types and Advantages

A thin layer of material placed over a tooth to protect its surface or improves its appearance is known as veneer. Dental veneers are a popular treatment for transforming your smile’s overall appearance. Placement of dental veneers can dramatically improve your smile and appearance. Most people believe that veneers are a single treatment when there are actually many types of veneer you can avail.

Types-

Some common types of veneers include—

  1. Composite Veneers: Composite veneers are more commonly done. These are adjusted and sculpted during the dentist appointment. Cracked or chipped tooth, small cosmetic problems are usually fixed with composite veneers.

  2. Porcelain Veneers: Porcelain veneers are expensive, but the effect they have on your smile is worth every penny. Porcelain veneer treatment involves multiple trips to the dentist’s office. They are stain-resistant and are more durable than other veneers.

Types of Dental Problems That Veneers Fix-

Veneers are routinely used to fix:

  1. Teeth that are discolored -- either because of root canal treatment; stains from tetracycline or other drugs, excessive fluoride or other causes; or the presence of large resin fillings that have discolored the tooth
  2. Teeth that are worn down
  3. Teeth that are chipped or broken
  4. Teeth that are misaligned, uneven, or irregularly shaped (for example, have craters or bulges in them)
  5. Teeth with gaps between them (to close the space between these teeth)

Advantages-

The advantages of veneers are as follows:

  1. They give a natural appearance to your teeth.

  2. The tissues of the gum can tolerate porcelain well.

  3. Porcelain veneers are resistant to stains.

  4. The porcelain colour can be chosen to make dark teeth appear whiter.

  5. Veneers offer a traditional approach in transforming the shape and colour of a tooth; they don’t normally require the intensive shaping before the procedure, like dental crowns do.

  6. Veneers offer an aesthetic dental substitute.

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My daughter whose age 8 years she fall down and her upside front teeth are broken one teeth is broken before 1 month ago but it not come back and the other teeth is broken now. So please tell me that is it serious matter? How many times the teeth will come back?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
My daughter whose age 8 years she fall down and her upside front teeth are broken one teeth is broken before 1 month ...
Permanent front teeth erupt at age 6-7 years. If her front tooth is broken and most probably permanent its a cause of concern .visit dentist as soon as possible .regards.
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I am having frequently mouth ulcers, what are the reasons behind this? please do share!

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
One of the main reasons is bcos of decreased vitamin b 12 levels and also when there is decreased immunity due to seropositivity and whenever there is indigestion.
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Diabetic patient with dental problem to clear all the teeths and to be placed clips.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Yes it is possible safe nothing to worry with experienced and well equipied dentist you can go ahed.
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I want to put new teeth. What is safe and painless method. Is root canal is painful. Pls gave answer soon. Is there any method to make root canal painless. I am very worried.

MFDS RCPS (Glasgow), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I want to put new teeth. What is safe and painless method. Is root canal is painful. Pls gave answer soon. Is there a...
Hi lybrate-user there are several options for the replacement of missing teeth. These include removable dentures, fixed bridges, and dental implants. Each has its advantages, as well as potential problems. You can discuss all your options depending upon your situation with your dentist and select the one that seems most appropriate to you. As for root canal treatment, it is usually quite safe and effective in dealing with deeply decayed, broken down and painful teeth. The procedure is performed under local anaesthetic whenever some pain or discomfort is anticipated. So don't worry. You'll be fine. Hope this helps.
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My tongue and mouth becomes red and I am suffering from glasitis. Give best solution for it.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My tongue and mouth becomes red and I am suffering from glasitis. Give best solution for it.
Avoid any kind of oilly, spicy n junk foods. Start vitamin supplements. Apply dologel or mucopain ointment where its hurting more. Eat balanced n healthy diet. Drink more water. Start some antibiotics.
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B.D.S. (Dental Surgeon) , House Surgeon
Dentist,
During orthodontic treatment, suffering from pain and soreness in the mouth is quite common. To lessen the degree of it, the patient can gargle with  8 ounces of lukewarm water with one teaspoonful of salt dissolved in it. It will surely dull the pain and provide some relief.

I have a problem with my front teeth the one we call bugs bunny teeth I fell from the stairs resulting a corner of my front teeth in the c shape. Do I have to go for any operation for fixing that issue and how much will the operation cost?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have a problem with my front teeth the one we call bugs bunny teeth I fell from the stairs resulting a corner of my...
there is no operation to be done .. the level of fracture determines the treatment ..mostly a filling would do .. in your case ..but you can get an xray done to understand the level of damage if the level of fracture touches the pulp horn or there is clinical exposure .. you might have to get a root canal treatment done...
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What will happen if not repaired a loosen teeth for a long period more than one year.

Dentist, Rudrapur
What will happen if not repaired a loosen teeth for a long period more than one year.
This condition called apical periodontitis if u don't take any treatment life of that tooth decreases n also affect adjacent tooth also
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Since last few days my teeth were moving. Today when I was taking tea its gone in my stomach. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Pimpri-Chinchwad
Since last few days my teeth were moving. Today when I was taking tea its gone in my stomach. What should I do?
U can't do anything about the swallowed tooth (as you r saying so). But to stop your teeth's condition from further deterioration see a dentist.
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Everything You Need to Know About Dentures

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Everything You Need to Know About Dentures

Teeth may be lost due to various reasons - decay, periodontal disease, age, trauma, etc. Whatever the reason, losing a tooth causes some side effects, as noted below:

  1. Reduced chewing efficiency, thereby affecting nutrition
  2. Aesthetics, more effect if front teeth are lost
  3. Structural support to the face - puckering can happen
  4. Overall nutrition affected

For someone who has lost a tooth or teeth, dentures are a boon. There are various options for people, and choice can be made based on economic, cosmetic, and overall health conditions.

Options:
Partial/complete: If only one or few teeth are being replaced, it is a partial denture. This can be fixed or removable. In case of old age or trauma where all teeth are lost, a complete denture would be in order. In most cases, this is a removable denture.

Fixed dentures/Removable dentures: Depending on whether the denture is fixed in the mouth or can be removed when not in use.

Metal or ceramic or combination: In some cases, for aesthetic or economic reasons, the patient can decide to go for a metallic fixed partial denture. The fabricated crowns will have a metallic surface but is acceptable given the strength, especially in posterior teeth, which take a heavy mastication load.

In cases of front teeth loss, the denture should almost always be a ceramic one, especially for cosmetic reasons. If the person cannot afford, a removable denture can be done.

The optimal denture should be chosen based on a number of factors including the functional and aesthetic expectations.

Caring for dentures: It depends on the types of dentures you choose.
Fixed dentures: This requires religious brushing, flossing or interdental brushing, and rinsing. The edges of the denture can put pressure on the gums and cause irritation, this needs to be watched for.

Removable dentures:

  1. Clean the dentures after every meal
  2. Be careful when handling them to avoid fall and breakage
  3. Handle the clasps with care, altered clasps may not fit properly
  4. Clean the bone and gums around the denture after each meal
  5. Soak the dentures overnight in water or a denture-soaking solution
  6. Avoid soaking it in hot water, can lead to warping of the denture plate
  7. Avoid hard brushing of the dentures

With any denture in the mouth, visit the dentist regularly every 6 months to keep a constant vigil on your overall dental health. Ill-fitting dentures, especially, need to be corrected immediately as they can lead to irritation, ulcers, and even infections.

With these small precautions, the denture can function to its optimal level and serve as a good replacement of the lost tooth. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.

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