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Dr. Sunil Iyer

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Sunil Iyer Dentist, Mumbai
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Dr. Sunil Iyer is an experienced Dentist in Mira Road, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Rohan Dental Care Centre in Mira Road, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sunil Iyer on Lybrate.com.

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I have got one infected teeth since 15 years. I want some suggestion if there is best one. What if I take it out and keep manually another. Will there be any problem later?

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
Why do you have an infected tooth for so many years? options are plenty. See what your dentist suggests
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I am 17 years old. Every week ulcers are produced in my mouth they are very painful and it is effecting my mouth? what is the reason and what is it's cure.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hurry worry and curry are the reason of ulcer at your age, free yourself from all tension and take care of digestion and get gum treatment done with medicines.
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I have a teeth problem because I eat rajniganda. So my teeth has started deteriorating ao what should I do to improve my teeth. Which toothpaste I should use.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have a teeth problem because I eat rajniganda. So my teeth has started deteriorating ao what should I do to improve...
You would firstly have to stop the habit of eating rajniganda. And then get teeth cleaning done. To remove the tartar /deposit/stain on the teeth. You can try. Using oral b paste. Brush two times daily.
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Fluoride and Dental Health

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Fluoride and Dental Health

Fluoride is a mineral that occurs naturally in many foods and water. Every day, minerals are added to and lost from a tooth's enamel layer through two processes, demineralization and remineralization. Minerals are lost (demineralization) from a tooth's enamel layer when acids -- formed from plaque bacteria and sugars in the mouth -- attack the enamel. Minerals such as fluoride, calcium, and phosphate are redeposited (remineralization) to the enamel layer from the foods and waters consumed. Too much demineralization without enough remineralization to repair the enamel layer leads to tooth decay.

a)Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay by making the tooth more resistant to acid attacks from plaque bacteria and sugars in the mouth.

b)It also reverses early decay.

c)In children under 6 years of age, fluoride becomes incorporated into the development of permanent teeth, making it difficult for acids to demineralize the teeth.

d) Fluoride also helps speed remineralization as well as disrupts acid production in already erupted teeth of both children and adults.

In What Forms Is Fluoride Available?

As mentioned, fluoride is found in foods and in water. It can also be directly applied to the teeth through fluoridated toothpastes and mouth rinses. Mouth rinses containing fluoride in lower strengths are available over-the-counter; stronger concentrations require a doctor's prescription.

We dentists, apply fluoride to the teeth as a gel, foam, or varnish. These treatments contain a much higher level of fluoride than the amount found in toothpastes and mouth rinses. Varnishes are painted on the teeth; foams are put into a mouth guard, which is applied to the teeth for one to four minutes; gels can be painted on or applied via a mouth guard.(as shown in figure)

When Is Fluoride Intake Most Critical?

It is certainly important for infants and children between the ages of 6 months and 16 years to be exposed to fluoride. This is the timeframe during which the primary and permanent teeth come in. However, adults benefit from fluoride, too. New research indicates that topical fluoride -- from toothpastes, mouth rinses, and fluoride treatments -- are as important in fighting tooth decay as in strengthening developing teeth.

In addition, people with certain conditions may be at increased risk of tooth decay and would therefore benefit from additional fluoride treatment. They include people with:

  • Dry mouth conditions : Also called xerostomia, dry mouth caused by diseases such as Sjögren's syndrome, certain medications (such as allergy medications, antihistamines, anti-anxiety drugs, and high blood pressure drugs), and head and neck radiation treatment makes someone more prone to tooth decay. The lack of saliva makes it harder for food particles to be washed away and acids to be neutralized.
  • Gum disease : Gum disease, also called periodontitis, can expose more of your tooth and tooth roots to bacteria increasing the chance of tooth decay. Gingivitis is an early stage of periodontitis.
  • History of frequent cavities: If you have one cavity every year or every other year, you might benefit from additional fluoride.
  • Presence of crowns and/or bridges or braces: These treatments can put teeth at risk for decay at the point where the crown meets the underlying tooth structure or around the brackets of orthodontic appliances.

Are There Risks Associated With Fluoride Use?

Fluoride is safe and effective when used as directed but can be hazardous at high doses (the "toxic" dosage level varies based on an individual's weight). For this reason, it's important for parents to carefully supervise their children's use of fluoride-containing products and to keep fluoride products out of reach of children, especially children under the age of 6.

In addition, excess fluoride can cause defects in the tooth's enamel that range from barely noticeable white specks or streaks to cosmetically objectionable brown discoloration. These defects are known as fluorosis and occur when the teeth are forming -- usually in children younger than 6 years. Fluorosis, when it occurs, is usually associated with naturally occurring fluoride, such as that found in well water. If you use well water and are uncertain about the mineral (especially fluoride) content, a water sample should be tested. Although tooth staining from fluorosis cannot be removed with normal hygiene, your dentist may be able to lighten or remove these stains with professional-strength abrasives or bleaches.

Keep in mind, however, that it's very difficult to reach hazardous levels given the low levels of fluoride in home-based fluoride-containing products. Nonetheless, if you do have concerns or questions about the amount of fluoride you or your child may be receiving, talk to your child's dentist, pediatrician, or family doctor.

A few useful reminders about fluoride include:

  • Store fluoride supplements away from young children(these are not available in India).
  • Avoid flavored toothpastes because these tend to encourage toothpaste to be swallowed.
  • Use only a pea-sized amount of fluoridated toothpaste on a child's toothbrush.
  • Be cautious about using fluoridated toothpaste in children younger than age 6. Children younger than 6 years of age are more likely to swallow toothpaste instead of spitting it out.
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What was the reason for bleeding in gums often, what is the remedies / suggestions pills.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
What was the reason for bleeding in gums often, what is the remedies / suggestions pills.
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. Without checking you we can't suggest anything.
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I am 21 year old and I have lining of plaque between teeths. What should I do to remove this.

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
U need a dental cleaning done go to a dental clinic or u should practice maitaining good oral hygien, though plaque can be removed by brushing and using mouth wash only. Brush twice daily.
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Sometimes I have pain in my mouth under my tongue and I do not know what to do at that time I have eaten pain killers but it does not response good. What should I do?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
Sometimes I have pain in my mouth under my tongue and I do not know what to do at that time I have eaten pain killers...
You might have accidentally injured your floor of the mouth - area under the tongue while chewing or eating or you might be having ulcers! do you have swelling or redness! do check for these signs as without any details it's difficult to know the cause! alternatively you should consult a dentist!
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I have my father in law suffering from a mouth ulcer. Since he lives in a remote area which is medically nt very good. The doctor diagnosed it as a symptom of cancer. I want to understand what ulcers can lead to cancer and how do we verify the same. Thanks for your time!

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
The best diagnosis can be made seeing him clinically doing a biopsy, going through history and with histopath study earlier the better, maxillofacial surg is the doc req.
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Sir, I've been eating tobacco from last 7 to 8 years, But from last 18 months I leave that habit of chewing tobacco. But I can't able to open my mouth properly. So, give me some idea what can I do. Please suggest. Thanking you Regards Wasim Akram.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Your condition is called oral submucous fibrosis. Bad thing about it is it is called precancerous lesion. Good part about it is it is curable if and only if you discontinue with your habits. Discontinue consuming tobacco, supari in any form (chewable or smoking). Also avoid red chillies and tomato seeds. You need to see a dentist. He may advice for injections. It will help you open your mouth slightly more and reduce any burning sensation associated with oral submucous fibrosis. Also balloon blowing and opening mouth with gradually increasing ice cream sticks will help (say 5 to begin with and gradually increase to 8 or 9). If your local dentist can't help you with treatment (because many dentist don't do this treatment) I suggest you go to dental college or oral surgeon. Ask if you still have doubts.
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What should I do to keep away smell of eggs from my mouth because I eat 20 eggs a day that makes my mouth smell bad even after brushing the teeth.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
What should I do to keep away smell of eggs from my mouth because I eat 20 eggs a day that makes my mouth smell bad e...
You shouldnot take 20 eggs a day .It can incrase your Uric acid level in blood hence cause gout .Kindly consult the dietician about your diet and protein intake. For bad smell you can use mouthwash and try this remedy at home .Mix few drops of peppermint in lukewarm water and rinse three times a day after each meal.
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I am diabetic 63 years old man. Off late i noticed bleeding gums while brushing. Please suggest cure.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello sir, Being a diabetic you should take utmost care of your gums by having a 6 monthly dental clean up. So i suggest you get your professional clean up done by a dentist and also get your blood sugar tested to see if there is any spike in the levels if not done recently.
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I have swollen gums, had done rct but it failed, can a re rct help? or I have to remove tooth? as of now its painless but it will pain soon. Suggest.?

CEOR, B.D.S, P.G Dip Ortho
Dentist, Agra
I have swollen gums, had done rct but it failed, can a re rct help? or I have to remove tooth? as of now its painless...
Swallowed gums may be due to periodontal infectiontions or may be due to pus accumulation. Hence no need to remove tooth get check up done after every 6 months to ensure d prognosis of treatment.
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I am having very bad breath in mouth from last 5-6 years. Last week i visited dentist. Dentist said that i have no problem in teeth, bad breath is coming from your stomach to mouth. 1) as Doctor said "bad breath is coming from your stomach to mouth" 2) Dry Mouth i have tried ayurvedic nuske for stomach related problem. But no effect found. Plz suggest me what to do in this matter.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
For stomach problem, first and foremost modify your diet. Start your day with warm water, lime and honey, soaked prunes with water / soaked methi seeds with butter milk, almond (5-6) , light breakfast with White oats, drink lot of coconut water and buttermilk, avoid spicy, oily, fatty foods, take diet with more fibre in it.Green leafy salads is a must, and fresh fruits.Husk you can take 20 mts before meals . Scaling and oral prophylaxis with a local dentist, use mouthwashes 2/3 times a day.
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I have one issue, while sleeping I got severe pain on the right side of my tongue, which persists for 1-2 minutes and it occurs often, Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Rewari
Get a checkup done see if any sharp corner of tooth hurting tongue or any ulcer, redness or swelling on tongue. While sleeping tongue falls back and get injured if cavities or sharp border jag hing
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I am suffering from mouth ulcer, from last 1year. At every 1 or 2 month? Why it does come? What should I do for cure?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am suffering from mouth ulcer, from last 1year. At every 1 or 2 month? Why it does come? What should I do for cure?
U may take a cap BNC DAILY, SUCK ON TAB BIFILAC Twice daily , local application of metrogyl gel,add fire to ur diet green veg n banana r good source, u may take isabagol husk two table spoon heap full at night , plenty of water . Stay away from stress n hurry , ladies normally during periods have more such problem
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Why do my teeths catch something yellow coloured substance after some time even if I don' t eat or drink anything?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology
Dentist, Nagpur
Nice query. This is known as plaque. It is film of micro organisms. This film formed on the teeth of every individual. You are not the exception. Stop looking into the mirror again and again. Regards
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I am 37 YEAR old. I am suffering from teeth problem I am already lost my 6 teeth .i am habituated to take pen prag regularly. Pl suggest how can I save my teeth.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 37 YEAR old. I am suffering from teeth problem I am already lost my 6 teeth .i am habituated to take pen prag re...
first stop the bad habbit of pan parag. any decay and gum problem get it treated... maitain oral health with brushing, flossing, tongue cleaning and mouth rinsing on a daily basis
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Doctor maine teeth ka xrey nikalvaya hai doctor ne kaha hai bus sensitivity hai unhone mujhe ek toothpaste diya hai bt us se mujhe kuch aram nhi hai.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Doctor maine teeth ka xrey nikalvaya hai doctor ne kaha hai bus sensitivity hai unhone mujhe ek toothpaste diya hai b...
Dear Lybrate user, toothpaste se aaram na milne par dobara dentist ko dikhayein aur poora check up karayein. Sensitivity toothpaste normal toothpaste ki tarh na use karein. Thoda daant pe lga ke 4-5 minute ke liye rakhein, phir brush karein.
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Hi, I am 28 years old, male and I have a pain in my left gum ( mouth) for last 1 months. What should I do ?

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Hi thanks for the query pain in left gums can be because of many things such as food lodgement, phyorrea, or impacted wisdom tooth. It's difficult to suggest you anything without proper diagnosis, in my suggestion visit your dentist he can guide you better with proper diagnosis.
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I have teeth which has stains in it. What ia the best way to make it clean & white.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have teeth which has stains in it. What ia the best way to make it clean & white.
Dear lybrate user, it's advisable to consult a dentist for proper treatment. Take homoeo medicine @ kresot 30-6 pills, thrice. @ calendula q-10 drops, with 1/2 cup of water, rins your mouth, thrice please, report, fortnightly.
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