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Dr. Vidya Menon

Dentist, Mumbai

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Dr. Vidya Menon is a popular Dentist in Borivali West, Mumbai. You can visit her at Smiles Inc Dentistry in Borivali West, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vidya Menon on Lybrate.com.

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My wife is 3 month during her pregnancy. She has frequent acid reflux symptoms and no desire to eat. Last one week she has got mouth ulcers too. How should I take care of her during this time.

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My wife is 3 month during her pregnancy. She has frequent acid reflux symptoms and no desire to eat. Last one week sh...
Visit your doctor (general practitioner) and take medicine for acid reflux. It is most likely causing the ulcers too. Once the acid reflux is under control, the ulcers will heal.

My Teeths are not close. they have starting a gap.Please do help

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
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There may be bad alignment of your teeth so my suggesion will be that you consult an orthodontist for your problem. You can also consult me.

What to do if you swallowed a gum? is it harmful?

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Swallowing of gum is harmless in most of the incidences at it comes out with your bowel movement as a undigested food. In rare case if its swallowed along with some hard metal object then can block the digestive track but the incidences are rare.

Who should be treating you with braces?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
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Although dentistry has seen tremendous developments in treatment techniques and materials in the last few decades, public awareness exercises have somehow not been able to keep pace with its rise. As a result most people today will be surprised if they are told that dentistry has nine different specialties.

Orthodontics happens to be the first specialty in dentistry. It deals with prevention, interception & correction of malocclusion (improper bite). Common problems like spacing between teeth, crowding of teeth due to lack of space, protrusion of teeth, un-aesthetic smile etc. Can be easily corrected by timely orthodontic intervention.

A malocclusion can result either due to abnormal position of the teeth or lack of harmony between upper & lower jaws. The best person to treat problems of such nature is an orthodontist. An orthodontist undergoes three years of rigorous training during his postgraduate program wherein he treats hundreds of patients having malocclusion of varying severity. After successful completion of the course he is awarded with the degree of mds orthodontics.

However as a consequence of lack of awareness, a lot of patients still do not seek the advice of an orthodontist for their problem. As a result such patient do not get the desired treatment outcome which predisposes their dentition for relapse after treatment. In addition such patients may also experience harmful effects on their occlusion (chewing efficiency) and may develop tmj (temporomandibular joint) related disorders in the long run. It is recommended that an orthodontic specialist be consulted before undergoing treatment of such nature.



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I have leukoplakia in mouth buckle mucosa since aug 2015 visited three different oncologist they suggested laser excision is there any other treatment please suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Quit habits strictly. Various treatment modalities for oral leukoplakia have been reported, but there is currently no consensus on the most appropriate treatment the treatment modalities include change of lifestyle factors such as tobacco and alcohol intake, medication with retinoids or antimycotics, 13-cis-retenoic acid, carotenoids, vitamin c, e, natural agents (green tea) & non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents surgical excision, cryosurgery, laser evaporation or laser excision.

If I won't eat anything. The mouth is filling with bad smell. How could I reduce it.

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If I won't eat anything. The mouth is filling with bad smell. How could I reduce it.
use a mouth wash like chlohex plus rinse two times for one month... the bad smell might reduce or at times the cause of bad breath is gastric roblems as well i hope you dont have them.. if yes then kindly consult a physician for that..

I have mouth ulcer problems for 3-4 years and have consulted many doctors but it not getting cured. Please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. 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.

My child is 9 yr old his front one teeth twisted while playing cricket. Is it possible to make it proper pos'n how & when I should consult doctors.

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Consult a doctor as soon as possible. This is a right age simple removable prosthesis will re align the teeth.

I have my front tooth that is a bit outward from the whole jaw line n looks odd when I smile. Is there any other way out than braces ?

MFDS RCPS (Glasgow), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
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Depends, If the other teeth are well aligned, or nearly so, you could use standard removable appliances, or some of the newer aligner systems, e.g. The Inman Aligner. Whether these will work for you, can be assessed only after evaluation. With mild mal alignment, you could also look at restorative options such as veneers, crown etc, which, however, do involve some preparatory cutting of the tooth structure.

I m 19 yr old.Bad smell coming from my mouth. I m facing this problem since my 12th age.I haven't consult doctor's till now.?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
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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. Dr Krinita Motwani's Dental Clinic

I have problem in my teeth, brown spots are deposited and are not going even by brushing at the back of my teeth. so, please suggest.?

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I have problem in my teeth, brown spots are deposited and are not going even by brushing at the back of my teeth. so,...
These brown may be caries or may be stains. Do you need to be go for physical examination to rule out the cause. Bleaching is helpful in staining. And if caries has started get it filled.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
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gargle after everymeal, to prevent plaque accumulation.

I have mouth ulcer problem for a long time say 4 to 5 years I am 23 now. Already tried lots of medicines. But no permanent relief. What would you suggest over this?

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There are so many causes of mouth ulcers like- -stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple mouth ulcers. -certain foods, including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as lemons, oranges, pineapples, apples, figs, tomatoes and strawberries), can trigger a mouth ulcer. -sometimes a sharp tooth surface also trigger mouth ulcers. -some cases of complex mouth ulcers are caused by an underlying health condition, such as an impaired immune system; nutritional problems, such as vitamin b-12, zinc, folic acid, or iron deficiency and gastrointestinal tract disease, such as coeliac disease and crohn's disease. -when you first quit smoking, you may develop more mouth ulcers than normal, but this is temporary. Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief.

My friend is suffering from geographical tongue. He has to suffered a lot. Now what should he do to minimize the bad effect.

MDS, BDS
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Have healthy food. Take nutritional supplements. Maintain hygiene. Avoid food and physical stress which tend to aggravate the situation.

Nobel Fellow Of Implantology, BDS
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Always rinse your tooth brush thoroughly after brushing, and allow it to air-dry before using it again.

I am 24 year. Old girl and I am suffering from bleeding gums all time even m having yellow teeth with some hard black stuff between my gumline and teeth. Please suggest me the proper treatment.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
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I am 24 year. Old girl and I am suffering from bleeding gums all time even m having yellow teeth with some hard black...
You have tarter and calculus deposited on teeth surface and between gums and teeth surfaces. Due to that infaction is spread on gums and leads to swellown and bleeding gum problems. You require through scaling and polishing followed by further examination of periodontal pocket and require opg xray to rule out status of bone. Kindly consult dentist or periodontist regarding treatment of your problems.

I have tongue ucler. And its viral infection. please suggest me which medicine I take.

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Ulceration mean you are eating hot and spicy food or you have very sharp edges of the teeth (check with dentist), for ulcer stop eating spicy food.

How to keep dental hygiene for my 2 year old kid. He has all his teeth. Which toothpaste should I use for him.

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How to keep dental hygiene for my 2 year old kid. He has all his teeth. Which toothpaste should I use for him.
Hi lybrate-user, brushing should be under parent's supervision for a minute then can be done by the kid. Non- floridated toothpaste should be used till age of 3.

My tooth is paining. What should i do?

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My tooth is paining. What should i do?
Kindly 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. Till then you can take a pain killer like tab dentaforce dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.

I am suffering from left tmj pain from last 4 months and have referred to many dentist and taking medicines from last 4 month and last week I was given lower tmj split by one dentist which I wore for 2 days and my pain get worse. Please help what should I do?

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I am suffering from left tmj pain from last 4 months and have referred to many dentist and taking medicines from last...
TMJ pain can be due to misalignment (malocclusion) of or trauma to the teeth or jaw, teeth grinding (bruxism), poor posture, stress or anxiety, arthritis and other inflammatory musculoskeletal disorders, orthodontic braces, and excessive gum chewing. the treatment will vary depending on your condition. apply ice pack on the outer region. try some relaxation exercise for jaw muscles. meditation has to be done to reduce stress level. take soft diet n avoid chewing gums. consult a maxillofacial surgeon for complete diagnosis n treatment planning .
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