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Dr. Sujatha Shetty

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Sujatha Shetty Dentist, Mumbai
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My right ear is paining very much with inside of my mouth spot of same side. Please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My right ear is paining very much with inside of my mouth spot of same side. Please help.
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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Sir, I have problem in my mouth, every 1-2 month in my mouth also problems, at that time I take multivitamins injection, and my problem solve by few months, sir other option available for my problem or any medicine, what reason of this cause, sir reply as soon as possible, thank you sir.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir, I have problem in my mouth, every 1-2 month in my mouth also problems, at that time I take multivitamins injecti...
You are having mouth problem due to shortage of b complex please take cap becosule and folic acid tab with breakfast daily on regular habit and apply boroglycerin paint regularly.
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I have a teeth infected and half of it is already broken. Hence it is paining and disturbing me a lot. Should I do the root canal treatment or I should take it out? Please suggest.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have a teeth infected and half of it is already broken. Hence it is paining and disturbing me a lot. Should I do th...
If it is possible to save the tooth by root canal treatment, it is always wise to save it. The success of root canal treatment depends on the position of tooth, amount of tooth part broken, amount of infection, mobility and any bone loss associated with infection. Still it is good to save the tooth because none of artificial tooth would serve as good as natural tooth.
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My problem is yellowish teeth. So what should I do. please help suggest any toothpaste.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My problem is yellowish teeth. So what should I do. please help suggest any toothpaste.
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. 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. 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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My teeth are yellowish and in spite of brushing the color is not going. I consulted a dentist and she recommended for scaling and advanced bleaching. I heard that these treatment are temporary and we lose our natural shining. The top layer of teeth is removed and temporary shining is given with some chemicals which last for 3 to 4 months and we have to regularly take this treatment.?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Ambala
My teeth are yellowish and in spite of brushing the color is not going. I consulted a dentist and she recommended for...
Get your scaling done and maintain your oral hygiene. Go for home bleach if you are apprehensive about office bleach. In home bleach kit you can bleach whenever you feel like.
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Hi. I have a gaps in teeth & I need to fill it & I wish to get my teeth more white.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hi. I have a gaps in teeth & I need to fill it & I wish to get my teeth more white.
hello , Gap between your teeth can be filled by : 1. orthodontic (Braces ) treatment which is the most safest and conservative treatment. You need to consult an orthodontist and get it checked. the time duration varies from case to case. it can take 1 1/2-2 years. 2. ceramic or composite veneer 3.crowns
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I am having pain in my teeth when I brush in morning and also sometimes blood come from there, what is the reason?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am having pain in my teeth when I brush in morning and also sometimes blood come from there, what is the reason?
Hi, Take acid nit.30, 3 drops once daily for 7 days. plantago majorQ, 10 drops with water twice daily. Revert me after 7 days.
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I have problems with teeth. When I wake up in the morning alignment of teeth is different than normal What should I have to do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have problems with teeth.
When I wake up in the morning alignment of teeth is different than normal
What should I h...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment.
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Is 'RCT ' a permanent solutions for dental problem ? A deep hole on my upper teeth of both side I am feeling huge problem. Please advise me.

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
Is 'RCT ' a permanent solutions for dental problem ?
A deep hole on my upper teeth of both side I am feeling huge pro...
A rct is treatment of the nerve of the tooth. If your cavity is deep to cause infection the root canal treatment will solve your problem. But this is if there is enough tooth structure left to save. Sometimes due to decay the tooth may be completely broken in which case it is better to remove it and make a denture etc. As replacement.
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I having problem in my teeth and it's really tough to handle it is that any solution to this problem which helps me to reduce the stress and problem in my teeth can you please tell me that and my teeth having some problem to inside can you please solve it too.

Dentist, Patiala
I having problem in my teeth and it's really tough to handle it is that any solution to this problem which helps me t...
Dear lybrate-user, it seems your tooth has become carious and the nerve inside it has collected infection. In such a situation, it hurts even when you close your teeth together. You may experience pain on eating hot and/or cold as well. You should get an x ray of your tooth affected so that further treatment can be recommended. As far as I understand from your symptoms, the tooth concerned will need rct (root canal treatment).
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My teeth problem, it is not in shape and yellowish & also smell came from my mouth so please suggest solution.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
My teeth problem, it is not in shape and yellowish & also smell came from my mouth so please suggest solution.
Scaling has yo be done and if your teeth r not in shape you may need treatment after your dentist see your teeth.
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MDS
Dentist, Nashik
Your lips might feel dry when you are undergoing the orthodontic treatment. Apply lip balm to remove the dryness and moisten your lips.
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Bad smell come from my mouth so please advise how can I remove it naturally I facing this problem since 2013 I haven't any bad habits like drinking, eating toboco, any pan masala or gutakha

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Okie. Frst relax. Let me share that bad breath is a plethora of reasons oriented. Evaluation seems to be very important get your oral and general health evaluated. To find out solution
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I am 30 years old male and having pain in my teeth from last 3 days what I will do?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 30 years old male and having pain in my teeth from last 3 days what I will do?
Hi. There could be cavity in tooth causing pain. Mostly it might go for root canal treatment or if its wisdom tooth then go for extraction. A xray would surely confirm diagnosis.
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PGDHCM, Cert.Implant, D.Ortho, F.A.G.E, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Brushing twice daily should be followed @ any cost
And sweets and sugars should be avoided after dinner
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Sir from the last 5 years I having bad breath. I had digestion problem is it the reason? please help me to cure this sir.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir from the last 5 years I having bad breath. I had digestion problem is it the reason? please help me to cure this ...
Kindly consult a gastroenterologist & a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. You may consult me in person too. 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.
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Certified Implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Pune
Do you think that a fallen tooth is always a waste? That's not true. Saving a fallen tooth can be useful.  Try to keep it in place while you seek immediate medical attention. If that is not the case, try wrapping the tooth in a piece of plastic or soaking it into milk and call for immediate dental service.
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I have sores on inside of upper lips and they are almost 5 in no. I used candid mouth paint and took 2 spoons of liquid bcompsules b complex two times a day but there is no case of improvement why.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have sores on inside of upper lips and they are almost 5 in no. I used candid mouth paint and took 2 spoons of liqu...
U may take cap cap bnc once daily ,drink plenty of water add fibre to ur food, green veg r good, banana is rich in fibres, take isabagol husk two table spoon at night, avoid tensions, hurry worry, ladies during periods may even have more such prob
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I am having Sensation in mouth similar to after effect of consuming hot liquid. what it could be?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am having Sensation in mouth similar to after effect of consuming hot liquid. what it could be?
This is hypersensitivity of teeth. Start using a desensitizing tooth paste and mouthwash. Consult a dentist for check up and further treatment.
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Why Dental Cleaning and Polishing???

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Why Dental Cleaning and Polishing???

What are dental cleanings (scale and polish) and why have them?

Dental cleanings involve removing plaque (soft, sticky, bacteria infested film) and tartar (calculus) deposits that have built up on the teeth over time. Your teeth are continually bathed in saliva which contains calcium and other substances which help strengthen and protect the teeth. While this is a good thing, it also means that we tend to get a build-up of calcium deposits on the teeth. This chalky substance will eventually build up over time, like limescale in a pipe or kettle. Usually, it is tooth coloured and can easily be mistaken as part of the teeth, but it also can vary from brown to black in colour.

If the scale or calculus (tartar, as dentists like to call it) is allowed to accumulate on the teeth it will, unfortunately, provide the right conditions for bacteria to thrive next to the gums. The purpose of the cleaning and polishing is basically to leave the surfaces of the teeth clean and smooth so that bacteria are unable to stick to them and you have a better chance of keeping the teeth clean during your regular home care.Also it leaves your teeth feeling lovely and smooth and clean, which is nice when you run your tongue around them. Actually, come to think of it, there's nothing worse than someone you fancy running their tongue around your teeth and finding a piece of spinach or something! Still, if they're hungry

The professional cleaning of teeth is sometimes referred to as prophylaxis (orprophy for short). It's a Greek word which means 'to prevent beforehand' - in this case, it helps prevent gum disease.

How are dental cleanings done?

The dental hygienist or dentist uses specialized instruments to gently remove these deposits without harming the teeth. The instruments which may be used during your cleaning, and what they feel like, are described below.

Ultrasonic instrument

Commonly used first is an ultrasonic instrument which uses tickling vibrations to knock larger pieces of tartar loose. It also sprays a cooling mist of water while it works to wash away debris and keep the area at a proper temperature. The device typically emits a humming or high pitched whistling sound. This may seem louder than it actually is because the sound may get amplified inside your head, just like when you put an electric toothbrush into your mouth.

The ultrasonic instrument tips are curved and rounded and are always kept in motion around the teeth. They are by no means sharp since their purpose is to knock tartar loose and not to cut into the teeth. It is best to inform the operator if the sensations are too strong or ticklish so that they can adjust the setting appropriately on the device or modify the pressure applied.

With larger deposits that have hardened on, it can take some time to remove these, just like trying to remove baked-on grime on a stove that has been left over a long time. So your cleaning may take longer than future cleanings. Imagine not cleaning a house for six months versus cleaning it every week. The six-month job is going to take longer than doing smaller weekly jobs.

Fine hand tools

Once the larger pieces of tartar are gone, the dental worker will switch to finer hand tools (called scalers and curettes in dental-speak) to remove smaller deposits and smoothen the tooth surfaces. These tools are curved and shaped to match the curves of the teeth. They allow smaller tartar deposits to be removed bycarefully scraping them off with a gentle to moderate amount of pressure. Just like taking a scrubbing brush to a soiled pot, the dental worker has to get the areas clean and smooth.

Polishing

Once all the surfaces are smooth, the dental worker may polish your teeth. Polishing is done using a slow speed handpiece with a soft rubber cup that spins on the end. Prophylaxis (short for prophy) paste - a special gritty toothpaste-like material - is scooped up like ice cream into the cup and spun around on the teeth to make them shiny smooth.

Fluoride


Your dentist may also apply fluoride. This is the final, and my favorite part of the dental cleaning! Fluoride comes in many different flavours such as chocolate, mint, strawberry, cherry, watermelon, pina colada and can be mixed and matched just like ice cream at a parlour for a great taste sensation! Make no mistake though, this in-office fluoride treatment is meant for topical use only on the surfaces of the teeth and swallowing excessive amounts can give a person a tummy ache as it is not meant to be ingested.

Fluoride foam or gel is then placed into small, flexible foam trays and placed over the teeth for 30 seconds. Afterwards, the patient is directed to spit as much out as possible into a saliva ejector. The fluoride helps to strengthen the teeth since the acids from bacteria in dental tartar and plaque will have weakened the surfaces. It is best not to eat, drink or rinse for 30 minutes after the fluoride has been applied.

Is it going to be painful?

Most people find that cleanings are painless, and find the sensations described above - tickling vibrations, the cooling mist of water, and the feeling of pressure during 'scraping' - do not cause discomfort. A lot of people even report that they enjoy cleanings and the lovely smooth feel of their teeth afterwards! There may be odd zingy sensations, but many people don't mind as they only last a nanosecond.

Be sure to let your dentist/hygienist know if you find things are getting too uncomfortable for your liking. They can recommend various options to make the cleaning more enjoyable.

Painful cleaning experiences can be caused by a number of things: a rough dentist or hygienist, exposed dentine (not dangerous, but can make cleanings unpleasant), or sore gum tissues.

In case you may have had painful cleaning experiences in the past, switching to a gentle hygienist/dentist and perhaps a spot of nitrous oxide can often make all the difference. You could also choose to be numbed. If you find the scaling a bit uncomfortable because the gum tissues (rather than the teeth themselves) are sensitive, topical numbing gels can be used.

 

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