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Dr. Sujit Mahajan

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Sujit Mahajan Dentist, Mumbai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Sujit Mahajan is an experienced Dentist in Dadar East, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Smile Essentials in Dadar East, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sujit Mahajan and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Hi im 18teen year old boy and my question is can I get braces my teeth are so messy n sometimes hurts too and because of my messy teeth n I face lot of gum and sore problem it hurts alot I want to fix my teeth is it possible to get braces for an 18teen year if yes then please suggest if how much dentists going to cost etc Thanks!

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hi im 18teen year old boy and my question is can I get braces my teeth are so messy n sometimes hurts too and because...
Hello, yes you can get your orthodontic (braces) treatment done a this age. It is the most common and conservative procedure carried out for proper alignment of teeth. For your gum problem, get a good scaling and polishing done by the dentist. The cost ranges from Rs. 18,000-40,000/-.
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My teath is turning to slightly yellow colour. Wats the precuation that should be used

BDS, pg certification in aesthetic dentistry
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dear , you can get scaling & polishing done followed by teeth whitening procedure. Try to avoid tea, black coffee, red wine, smoke etc.
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I am 18 years old boy. My one tooth is half broken and got black. What should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 18 years old boy. My one tooth is half broken and got black. What should I do.
If the tooth breaks, have the tooth contoured. Fill the crack in. Place a crown on your tooth. If the tooth has been badly damaged and the nerve or pulp is exposed, the dentist may have to perform a root canal to save the tooth. If the tooth has been severely damaged, it may have to be extracted.
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Dear Doctor, Can I get the details about Pre and Ante-Natal Dental Care.

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist,
Wonderful to see you asking this question! continue to practice good oral hygiene. Visit your dentist prior to conceiving if possible. Brush floss rinse. Your schedule will get hectic very soon. And congratulations btw!
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Sir, In the morning bad smell was coming from my mouth. Is there any mouth freshener which have no side effect. please give me the name of mouth freshener. Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Sir, In the morning bad smell was coming from my mouth. Is there any mouth freshener which have no side effect. pleas...
Bad breath is due to accumulation of plaque on teeth, decay teeth, dry mouth, smoking, tobacco chewing, consumption of caffeinated or aerated beverages, oilly n spicy food, sore throat, bad digestion. Go for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. Maintain proper oral hygiene. Increase your water intake.
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Hi Sir, mere teeth me kabhi kabhi dard hota hai or khoon bhi nikalta hai. Kya kerna chahiye? Please advise.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi Sir, mere teeth me kabhi kabhi dard hota hai or khoon bhi nikalta hai. Kya kerna chahiye? Please advise.
Hi there are various reasons for bleeding gums like poor oral hygiene, vitamin deficiency, physical injury to gums, hormonal changes, medications etc. You have to visit a dentist for professional cleaning and check-up to know the exact cause and solution of your problem.
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My son has cavity in his molar so can you tell some medicine for it he feels pain in eating food.

BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
My son has cavity in his molar so can you tell some medicine for it he feels pain in eating food.
I need to know the severity of the problem, age and weight of the patient and any allergies to any medication. Consult the dentist in person thats best for your son.
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I hv taken half treatment of root canal and left in between. Will it affect other teeth?

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
I hv taken half treatment of root canal and left in between. Will it affect other teeth?
Yes, sure it will affect other teeth as well as jaw bone health, because half treatment means half of infection will be present in tooth and jaw bone. Please complete rct procedure and cap for teeth at the earliest.
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My third molar tooth broke few months back a small portion still there aching this time terribly have to appear in an exam tomorrow morning please help. Only lyser D available this time took two tabs in an hour but no relief .

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Please take ketorol dt 2 tabs dissolved in water. May be that gives u relief till tomorrow by the time your exam gets over and then consult the dentist. You can repeat the above tablets in 6-7 hrs.
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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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I get bleeding from my gums, when ever I wash my face, any suggestions to stop it forever.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Nanded
I get bleeding from my gums, when ever I wash my face, any suggestions to stop it forever.
Thats the first sign of periodontal diseases. You visit the dentist get done scaling. Once inflammation will be reduced bleeding will stop.
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I have to enquire regarding some dental problems.I have one tooth completely damaged but not paining.I want to remove and implant a new one.Also after implantation can i go for ortho treatment?what will be the approximate cost for all these.I want to clear all the damages :) :) .I want to do treatments in chennai.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dear Muhammed, We can not provide you any treatment plan or cost without checking you. You can send us your x-rays or pictures of the area where Implants needs to be done. Seeing the x-rays or pictures we will be in better position to comment. Dr. Krinita Motwani's Dental Clinic
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My teeth bleeding when I eat hard things. what to do?

BDS
Dentist,
Few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums.
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I am having teeth cavity. What should i do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
I am having teeth cavity. What should i do?
Get an x-ray done to know about the extent of the cavity. It will help to decide whether you need only filling or rct is indicated.
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I have a cut in my mouth and it is paining badly what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals & hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer until then. 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 whole teeth in te front bottom gets pain at te same time . What should be problem hw to solve it

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Mumbai
Could be sensitive. Maybe they require cleaning also. Or if at all they may require root canals; only an xray would reveal the truth.
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I am 37 years old man with two front tooth right at the centre having cavity. I got filling down twice but not after five months of filling. It is paining and it is also bit discoloured after filling like prominent white. Suggest good treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Surat
I am 37 years old man with two front tooth right at the centre having cavity. I got filling down twice but not after ...
The description of pain clearly indicates that both the teeth have their pulp (the inner core where the blood vessels and nerves support the tooth) damaged and from the fact that the color has changed days that the pulp is dead and the infection had reached beyond the pulp and reached till the apex of the root of the tooth. So in that case root canal treatment is the only option for both teeth followed by a crown (cap) of the matching color to restore the original color of your teeth. Another option is get the teeth extracted but trust me, that isnot worth at all. Because it's always best to save the natural rather than replacing it entirely with a duplicate.
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I am 23 years old female. I have a problem of gum disease wanted to go for operation how much it costs and does it involves any side effects pls kindly suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I am 23 years old female. I have a problem of gum disease wanted to go for operation how much it costs and does it in...
Your question can b well answered if more info was available to us. Generally speaking, cost of gum surgeries depends on type of surgery involved, location of clinic n also the experience of surgeon. As for side effects ques, surgeries r considered wen the results of surgery over-weigh its side effects. Also side effects of gum surgery r min.
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My teeth is yellow what i use to keep them white

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist,
Brush twice daily, get your teeth examined every 6 months and get scaling, polishing followed by bleaching done. Regards
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