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Dr. Srivalli Shrikanth

Dentist, Mumbai

200 at clinic
Dr. Srivalli Shrikanth Dentist, Mumbai
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage.
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Dr. Srivalli Shrikanth is a popular Dentist in Mulund West, Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Srivalli Shrikanth at Hira mongi Navneet Hospital in Mulund West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Srivalli Shrikanth on Lybrate.com.

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Dental Implants

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A person's looks can be greatly dented by presence of a missing tooth. The effect often trickles to denting their speaking, eating and ultimately their self-esteem. Health wise they will compromise the oral health of a person for there will be increased pressure on the adjacent teeth which may impact negatively on the bone structure that supports it. While there are traditional remedies for countering this such as using crowns and bridges, many users find them uncomfortable and limiting. Besides, they don't avail the permanent function they are expected to as replacement teeth. Thanks to modern science though, dental implant surgery is now possible to provide patients with functional tooth restorations that are long lasting.

What are dental implants?

These are basically artificial tooth roots that are placed into the jaws of patients with missing teeth so that they can hold replacement teeth. The artificial roots will be cemented such that they will blend in with the existing jaw to become a part of your mouth. They are usually placed during dental surgery where titanium will be placed in the jawbone that will then fuse with the existing jawbone to provide a strong foundation for the replacement tooth.

Situation you may need implants...

There are various situations that put people in need of dental implants and replacement tooth. First is when they need to replace a damaged tooth. You could also get one when you want to eliminate weak teeth in your mouth, replace a damaged tooth or want to replace a knocked out tooth that may have experienced trauma. Also, you could get a dental implant when you want to take care of weak teeth that result from bone loss due to any gum disease.

What the procedure involves?

First, the patient has to visit a doctor for assessment on whether he is the right candidate for the procedure. If you are, the doctor will determine if other procedures need to be performed before the surgery such as bone grafting; especially if your bone structure is weak. The doctor may use dental x-rays to determine if the gums are strong enough to withstand implants. Then the bone will be drilled if it's ready to create room for implant placement. Thereafter, the area will be left sutured for about a week so that implants are firmly in place and then removed. After the gum has healed, a metallic post is then placed, which will offer support to the crown that will be laced to act as the replacement tooth.

With proper oral health, dental implants can last a really long time. Brush and floss daily so that no materials accumulate under the implant. For anyone suffering from damaged tooth, dental implants are the solution. If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a dentist and ask a free question.

Dental Implants
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Dear doc, Of late I've got throat infection and days passing by it subsided but followed up with ulcers over and beneath the tongue till throat. Feeling pain under left jaw and tonsil swelling. I used mouth ulcer gel and did salt water gargle but of no use. Cud you pls sugest med or remedy for the same? Thank you.

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Dear doc,
Of late I've got throat infection and days passing by it subsided but followed up with ulcers over and bene...
Proper examination is required, as your wisdom tooth might be erupting and causing this problem. Some medication will have to be given after examining.

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For good health of your gums gently massage your gums with a tooth powder by adding few drops of water in it.
This massage will increase the blood circulation of your gums thereby tightening the gums and leading to better gums health.

DENTAL ADVISE NEEDED: My teeth are wearing out due to age,I am 69 years old,one teeth had worn out completly and after a Root canal treatment it was Capped.I am looking out for my other teeth ( molars ) which are wearing out.What preventive methods are there to save the other teeth?I do not eat Gutka or any form of Tobacco.I do not have any Cavities or any other defect in my teeth.

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If u want to protect your remaining teeth,u wil hv to undergo a FULL MOUTH REHAB treatment.Bcos yr bite must hv collapsed as your teeth getting grinded off.

My x-ray of one front tooth indicates bone loss of the root and infection around it. This tooth was damaged when I was a kid (45 yrs back). I am told that the only way is to do an implant. Is it so?

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Hello, if a Dr. Has told you so then he/she would have accessed all the possibilities. Then would have told you the treatment plan. But if at all there is any other treatment modality in your case then it would be a surgery to remove infection and a root canal treatment. I would need to see your xray if possible to tell you if the treatment I told you is possible or not.
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My teeth are growing thinner and weak. Presently I am using emoform toothpaste, but it doesn't seem to help much. What should I do?

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My teeth are growing thinner and weak. Presently I am using emoform toothpaste, but it doesn't seem to help much. Wha...
You can sent an opg of your teeth then I can answer correctly. Paste is not substitute for proper dental treatment. Any the problem can be solved if you can sent photos of your teeth and gums.

I have ulcer on right side of my tongue since 20 day how I cure it

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS, MFDS RCPS (Glasgow)
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Hi You are having an ulcer on the side of the tongue is not awfully unusual, but one that persists for 20 days without healing, could be. Please see an oral and maxillofacial surgeon, or an oral medicine specialist, or a general dentist for evaluation so the best possible treatment can be provided.
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I want to know whether crown can be placed on dead tooth rather than extracting it?

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I want to know whether crown can be placed on dead tooth rather than extracting it?
Yes, but root canal treatment is needed to be done, so that it gives you many years of good service.
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Because of using tobacco and bittlenuts since 3 months I have some unwanted scales behind my teeth I quited this habit of taking tobacco but what should I do to remove those scales? Please help.

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Because of using tobacco and bittlenuts since 3 months I have some unwanted scales behind my teeth I quited this habi...
Chetan tare you are having habit of tobacco chewing with betel nuts. stop tobacco and nuts and see dental surgeon for scaling and polishing of teeth and maintain oral hygiene .

There is smell from my breath. What should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
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Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. You can come for a consultation (free of cost) in our clinic.
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One of my teeth has turned yellowish and it also pains a lot. Any treatment for this?

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One of my teeth has turned yellowish and it also pains a lot. Any treatment for this?
Homoeopathic medicine HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth esp.after meals.
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I am a 32 years old professional. I have bad breath since last year. When I take medicines, there is no problem. Soon I stop the tablets, the problem appears again. Please help.

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Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. Regards

I have bad breath from sometime. Please suggest me what I should do in this matter.

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I have bad breath from sometime. Please suggest me what I should do in this matter.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.

I have a click sound in my left temporomandibular joint. But it's not always. It resembles a knuckle break, as it happens an once-an-hour. What could be the problem? Is it due to an erupting third molar?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
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I have a click sound in my left temporomandibular joint. But it's not always. It resembles a knuckle break, as it hap...
No it's not due to erupting third molar it's the articulate disc of tmj which causes this sound avoid opening mouth wide.

I am having little yellow teeth. What method at home can I use to whiten them without damaging the gum?

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I am having little yellow teeth. What method at home can I use to whiten them without damaging the gum?
here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- Mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. for faster result you can go for TEETH BLEACHING from dentist...
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I have half teeth in my mouth, it is too pains to me some times then what I should do to my pain release? Please help me.

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I have half teeth in my mouth, it is too pains to me some times then what I should do to my pain release? Please help...
Kindly visit your dentist and get an x-ray done of the tooth having pain. May be you will have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap. But if it can't be saved then you will have to get it extracted. Till then you can take a pain killer like tab ketorol dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Sir, madam I am suffering from gums problem from 10 days so please solute the problem.

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Sir, madam I am suffering from gums problem from 10 days so please solute the problem.
Gum problem mostly happens dur to plaque or tarter deposited between gum and teeth. After investigation get scaling and polishing done. Rine with chlorhexidine mouth wash.

Dr. I have a great cavity in my teeth I want to remove it can I remove my cavity at home.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Dr. I have a great cavity in my teeth I want to remove it can I remove my cavity at home.
•If your cavity in the tooth is caused by decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection.

I have pain in a teeth .I asked a doc he advice to perform rct. Is this OK or I should remove it out. Please help.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
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I have pain in a teeth .I asked a doc he advice to perform rct. Is this OK or I should remove it out. Please help.
If rct is the treatment planned then that's the only way to save the tooth. Otherwise you can get the tooth removed too and get it replaced later.

MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation, BDS
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Oral Health is the Gateway to Overall Health. Teach Children healthy oral habits. Start early and inculcate a positive dental attitude. :-)
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