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Dr. Vandana

MBBS

Dentist, Mumbai

9 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
Dr. Vandana MBBS Dentist, Mumbai
9 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. Vandana is an experienced Dentist in Borivali West, Mumbai. She has over 9 years of experience as a Dentist. She studied and completed MBBS . She is currently associated with Ravi Clinic in Borivali West, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vandana on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - A J Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre, Mangalore - 2008
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MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Massaging your gums daily with eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth will increase the blood activation and will keep your gums healthy and safe.

My question is if I use the whitening of colgate company with colgate tooth brush will I get any harm in my teeth or corrosion? Please tell me fast.

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Post Graduation Certicate In Clear Aligner Therapy, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , Certificate In Advanced Endodontics,Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My question is if I use the whitening of colgate company with colgate tooth brush will I get any harm in my teeth or ...
No but if you use it for an year does make any differenence as it contains abrasive silica which has the tendency to roughned the polished surface of the teeth. Roughness -directly proportion to more plaque accumulation.
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I lately developing brown colour plag or dot in base of lower front teeth? That looks creepy and I don't smoke or not even gutkha and all.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I lately developing brown colour plag or dot in base of lower front teeth? That looks creepy and I don't smoke or not...
Get scaling and polishing done for plaque or tarter removal. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash for 15 days. Brush regularly twice daily. Rinse after every meal.
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I m 35 year old I eat gutka from last 18 years regularly Now want to stop itAnd want my teeth to be stain free what to do to get my teeth clear.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I m 35 year old I eat gutka from last 18 years regularly Now want to stop itAnd want my teeth to be stain free what t...
Dental scaling 2 sittings but after scaling don't start again eating gutka and cancer is at high risk so please think about your loved ones before you start that habit again.
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Reason for twisted tooth at times and tongue/ mouth ulcer r would. Its permanent remedy.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Reason for twisted tooth at times and tongue/ mouth ulcer r would. Its permanent remedy.
For mouthulcers I will suggest you to take injection vitcofol 2 cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks over the buttocks through a health professional and twisted tooth is a growth anomaly.
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I seen lot of people's gums getting pulled up thus exposing the roots of the teeth. How to get the gums back on to the teeth?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I seen lot of people's gums getting pulled up thus exposing the roots of the teeth. How to get the gums back on to th...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening & advancement procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. 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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I have dental problem, I had filed my teeth but its temporary filling. What can I do for healthy tooth.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
I have dental problem, I had filed my teeth but its temporary filling. What can I do for healthy tooth.
Temporary fillings are generally given by the dentist to seal a tooth until permanent restoration is done or in cases of deep cavity. So, kindely get permanent restoration done after taking x-ray for the re-evaluation of the tooth.
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I am suffered mouth ulcers for once a month. Why this problem is come for me & what is the reasons to come mouth ulcer how to prevent it ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, along with c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. 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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Is Drinking the water in the morning, before brush or after brush? Which is better ? I heard that drinking water after brush cause chemical reaction in our stomach which is there in toothpaste manufacture! I think before brushing the teeth , drinking water is good for health that clears the stomach and loose the motion! Which is better before or after.

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
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Is Drinking the water in the morning, before brush or after brush? Which is better ? I heard that drinking water afte...
Some studies have shown that drinking water first thing in the morning is beneficial for health. but, it is not a miracle cure for any disease
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Which one is best filling GIT r silver amalgam for teeth with partial r deep cavities? N in which circumstance one of them suited best.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Which one is best filling GIT r silver amalgam for teeth with partial r deep cavities? N in which circumstance one of...
Silver amalgam is strong filling done for posterior teeth. it is black in colour but has a very good life. GIC is a cement with comparatively shorter life but is white in colour. nowadays silver amalgam filling is not used much as LIGHT CURE COMPOSITE has replaced silver in maximum cases
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5 Ways to Treat Stained Teeth

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
5 Ways to Treat Stained Teeth

A bright, white smile can make a world of difference in one's expression and confidence. Tooth discoloration can therefore, be a frustrating impediment to achieving the brilliant smile you deserve. Worse yet, some stains are absorbed deep below the surface, making them seemingly impossible to remove. Fortunately, there are numerous treatment options available to expunge or conceal discoloration, helping patients restore the natural color of their teeth.

What causes stained teeth?

Many dentists believe that it can occur to people within the age groups of 2 to 49. There are many causes that can be associated with discoloration of teeth such as consuming acidic food items as they tend to leave stains on the teeth.

Age is also one of the most important factors that contribute to discoloration of teeth. Other than that beverages such as coffee and alcohol also take away the whiteness of teeth leaving them yellow and stained. There are many remedies for stained teeth both medical and natural. One can conveniently choose accordingly but also consult their dentist before going ahead with their decision.

Types of Tooth Discoloration
Before deciding on a procedure, it's important to understand the type of discoloration present on your teeth. Some stains are more easily removable than others, and as such, may require alternative forms of treatment.

  1. Extrinsic Stains: Also called surface stains, these are the most common source of discoloration. Extrinsic stains tend to result in the general darkening or yellowing of teeth, especially along the edges and near the gums. These are typically caused by food, drink, and tobacco use.
  2. Intrinsic Stains: Also called deep stains, these tend to be smaller yet more noticeable. As opposed to widespread discoloration, intrinsic stains are localized and a distinctly separate color from surrounding tooth tissue. These are most often caused by medication, overexposure to fluoride, trauma, disease, or enamel erosion.

Whereas surface stains exist within or above the enamel, deep stains are embedded within the inner dentin tissue. Consequently, surface stains are more easily removable. 

Treating Surface Stains
Because surface stains can be removed, they are primarily treated through a simple teeth whitening procedure. Teeth whitening is both safe and long-lasting, allowing patients to restore the color of their smile without any dental restorations.

Treating Deep Stains
Patients looking to restore balance to a smile should consider concealing such stains via restorations. The two most common methods of masking discoloration are dental bonding and porcelain veneers:

  1. Dental Bonding: A bonding procedure includes the use of composite resin, which is applied over the surface of a tooth. The tooth is first coated with a layer of tooth-colored resin before the resin is hardened with an ultraviolet light, with additional layers added as needed. The resin thus conceals any discoloration beneath it, while blending in with adjacent enamel.
  2. Porcelain Veneers: Veneers are used as a replacement for the surface of a tooth, enhancing it in both color and form. It is an excellent way to alter its overall outward appearance. 

Well, your choice of treatment should be the result of an in-depth discussion with your dentist.

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I have teeth cavities. What is the best way to treat them and also suggest me a better tooth paste.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have teeth cavities. What is the best way to treat them and also suggest me a better tooth paste.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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I am 21 Year old. My teeth colour is Some what changing. I drink and smoke very really. What should I do now?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 21 Year old. My teeth colour is Some what changing. I drink and smoke very really. What should I do now?
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. 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.
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Root Canal Treatment

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Root Canal Treatment

When the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed, septic or lifeless, one needs to go through the root canal treatment.

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I have constipation most of the time because of that I got mouth ulcers. Every month I suffered from mouth blisters. Please suggest me helpful medicines. Or what else I can do?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have constipation most of the time because of that I got mouth ulcers. Every month I suffered from mouth blisters.
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Mouth ulcers are usually due to vitamin deficiency or bad digestion. Other causes are tonsils, trauma from teeth, dry mouth, tonsillitis, stress, change in lifestyle, allergies to certain foods and medication, smoking and tobacco chewing, consumption of spicy n hot foods. Start some vitamin supplements. Apply local anaesthetic ointment like dologel. Eat healthy and balanced diet. include more green leafy vegetables, raw vegetables n fruits. Increase your water intake. Avoid oilly n spicy food completely.
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My question is to an eminent Dentist; I have recently approched a dentist for filling one of my teeth which broken a bit and as it is no pain or sensitivity. He suggested a refill and I sat for it. But while working on it almost 75% of the teeth came out and he compleated the procedure. Now let know whether this teeth last long or required a replanting?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
It all happened bcz of poor judgement prior to treatment and now if you saying 75 percent tooth is gone then it should have been restored with 'post and core buildup' followed by crown...If your dentist has put fiber post and restored with good composite followed by crown then you are safe...otherwise it won't last very long...
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Regular Care for Dentures

MDS, BDS, Sedation(Inhalation) Specialist
Dentist, Hyderabad
Regular Care for Dentures

Teeth need to be maintained well be it natural or artificial. While the natural teeth have their own built-in safety mechanisms, the artificial ones do not and the onus is completely on the owner to care for them. Dentures can be fixed or removable (partial or complete). For best appearance and proper functioning, these need to be cared for as listed below.

Removable dentures, whether partial or complete, do the following with your removable dentures.

1. Remove and rinse dentures after eating: Take out your dentures and wash it under running water to remove food debris.

2. Handle with care: Especially if your denture has clasps, be sure to not bend them as it may alter the fit. While removing and wearing it, be careful to not drop it, the denture can break.

3. Mouth rinse: Rinse your mouth each time after you remove the denture and before each time you put them back in.

4. Brushing: Use a soft-bristled brush for regular cleaning of teeth and tongue. If no teeth are present, use a soft gauze pad and plain finger massage to clean the gum line and bone on which the denture sits.

5. Soak dentures: When not in the mouth, always place your dentures in a bowl of water. Solution for soaking dentures are available, to be used for overnight denture soaking. When left in open air, the material used to make the denture is affected and may not fit properly over a period of time. Rinse them thoroughly before putting it back in the mouth.

6. Clean your dentures: Rinse the dentures at least twice daily. This will help remove food and plaque.

7. Denture adhesive: When using a denture adhesive, extra cleaning around the area that fits into the gum and bone should be done.

8. Regular dental visits: Visit your dentist regularly to ensure that dentures are fitting properly, functioning as expected and the other parts of the mouth are constantly checked for general health. Ill-fitting dentures can lead to irritation, sores and infection and so should be immediately attended to.

Some things to avoid if you are a denture user are as follows:

1. Soaking the denture in hot water: The denture material can get warped when it is soaked in hot water and have spots on it, which impacts the looks of it.

2. Hard toothbrushes: Always use a soft toothbrush

3. Toothpastes with whitening agents: In most cases, the denture cleanser and normal water and sufficient to clean dentures with a soft brush.

4. Fixed dentures: These are easier to manage than the removable ones. However, periodic visits to the dentist for regular check up is a must. A visit every 6 months is ideal to maintain proper oral hygiene. In addition, regular brushing, flossing, and rinsing are to be continued.

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Hello Doctor, my one front teeth half is broken when I am in school now I have only half teeth. I want to back my full teeth is there any treatment to get my full teeth please help me doctor.

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hello Doctor, my one front teeth half is broken when I am in school now I have only half teeth. I want to back my ful...
Hi, you need to get an x-ray done of your broken tooth. If it is normal from inside, we can restore it back to its normal shape. But if the tooth is dead from inside, rct should be done and then tooth to be restored back. Regards.
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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?

MBBS
General Physician, Kolar
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 killer...
please visit an ent specialist. It is advisable you not take pain killers without prescription as most of them cause liver and kidney failure of taken unwisely.
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