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Dr. Vikita

BDS

Dentist, Mumbai

10 Years Experience
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I’m dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I’m dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Vikita is a renowned Dentist in Vikhroli, Mumbai. She has over 10 years of experience as a Dentist. She has done BDS . She is currently practising at The Family Clinic in Vikhroli, Mumbai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Vikita on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Terna Dental College - 2007
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My face structure is very small is there anything any surgery or any other way that can make my Jaws broader.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My face structure is very small is there anything any surgery or any other way that can make my Jaws broader.
In context of make facial bone jaw bone broader, you need to get consultation from plastic aesthetic surgeon, who are expert in reconstruction procedures.
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I have severe tooth pain in upper molar region. My whole right side has severe pain upto the neck region. What drugs should I take?

Dentist, Jalandhar
I have severe tooth pain in upper molar region. My whole right side has severe pain upto the neck region.
What drugs ...
You should first consult your dentist before taking any medication. Pain in this region can be of various reasons like decayed tooth or erupting wisdom tooth. Thanku.
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I have a big cavity, dentists are telling to have rct what should I do I have done it earlier but because of pain I left in the middle what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a big cavity, dentists are telling to have rct what should I do I have done it earlier but because of pain I l...
Root canal treatment is a harmless procedure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. Advise c. Amox 500mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Metrogyl 400mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Imol 1-1-1, thrice daily (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, allergy), c. Becosules 1-0-0 once daily all for 3 days only. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. 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.
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Doctor sb there are some problem in my teeth like Bad breath so give me some advise that what should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Doctor sb there are some problem in my teeth like Bad breath so give me some advise that what should I do.
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too.
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I have gum bleeding problem and bad breadth from several months, due to which I face a lot of problem. I do not use tobacco, alcohol, cigarette. Occasionally I use plain pan and supari to reduce bad breadth. Please help .

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
It means that you are suffering from gum disease.Go to your dentist.Preferably periodontist and get check up and scaling ( cleaning of teeth done) you might need a flap surgery depending upon the severity of your disease
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Am cleaning my teeth daily two times from child hood but my teeth still in yellowish wt should I do for that can you please tell me a suggestions.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Am cleaning my teeth daily two times from child hood but my teeth still in yellowish wt should I do for that can you ...
Teeth are not all pearly white. Teeth may vary in shades of white, whitish yellow, whitish -blue -gray, whitish red etc. Depending on ones genetics, environment, society, race, the shade can vary from ndividual to individual. Still if not satisfied you can get teeth scaling done and bleaching done with a local dentist.
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I am 20 years old boy I have some white spots inside my mouth behind the lips and it creates problem during eating, infect it burns there.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 20 years old boy I have some white spots inside my mouth behind the lips and it creates problem during eating, i...
White spots as such is not a clue to diagnose the problem. You need to visit a dentist near you for the same. After diagnosis we cannplan for the treatment. You can start taking multivitamins till then.
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Exercise for Healthy Gums

BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist, Aligarh
Exercise for Healthy Gums
You can exercise for healthier gums as well. Gently bite down so as to make sure that your teeth make a clinking sound when they meet. Repeat this 30 to 40 times continously. This exercise will stimulate the flow of blood and will keep your gums healthy.

Sir meri girl friend 25 years old hai, uske mouth se suru se hi bahut buri smell aati hai to use kya karna chahiye? Please advise.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Sir meri girl friend 25 years old hai, uske mouth se suru se hi bahut buri smell aati hai to use kya karna chahiye? P...
She may has gum disease known as gingivitis with plaque deposition. Scaling will help in this regard. Ask her to try this remedy at home.mix few drops of peppermint in lukewarm water and rinse three times a day after each meal. Use alcohol free mouthwash after each meal.
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What mm does teeth is reduced by getting one time drilled my front teeth is drilled three times what mm does it is removed.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
What mm does teeth is reduced by getting one time drilled my front teeth is drilled three times what mm does it is re...
Around 1 to 1.5 mm is drilled in the enamel layer depending on the space left and your bite that is over bite .if its deep more tooth structure is reduced to make space for the crown or cap.
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Hello sir /maam. How to get back the calcium in our teeth if teeth are loosing calcium?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello sir /maam. How to get back the calcium in our teeth if teeth are loosing calcium?
The tooth cannot loose calcium..there are some specialized tooth pastes available that help form a layer of hydroxyapatite that helps prevent caries(cavity) formation.
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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Clean the surface of your tongue daily. By using a professional tongue cleaner you remove countless bacteria that otherwise live, particularly on the rougher top surface of your tongue. These can contribute to bad breath and negatively affect your dental health.

May I know that approx cost and time for treatment for osmf if it is in 1st stage and can open mouth till straight 3finger.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
May I know that approx cost and time for treatment for osmf if it is in 1st stage and can open mouth till straight 3f...
First completely quit the habit of tobacco chewing. Start taking some vitamin supplements with lycopene in it. Yours is just the beginning. So don't worry. It can be treated with medication n mouth exercises. Avoid oilly n spicy food completely. Eat healthy and balanced diet.
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I am 23 years old boy and my gums usually swell and I suffer from tooth pain. I have consulted many dentists and used several medicated toothpastes but received no favourable result. Help me.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 23 years old boy and my gums usually swell and I suffer from tooth pain. I have consulted many dentists and used...
The gum swelling is due to pyorhea you should go for frequent dental check ups and dental cleaning maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and gargling with water after anything you eat then use medicated paste.
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Little amount of blood comes out while spitting early morning once I woke up. Is it serious. What is the remedy. Please suggest .

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Little amount of blood comes out while spitting early morning once I woke up. Is it serious. What is the remedy. Plea...
- 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 or hydrogen peroxide 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. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I have 1-2 mm gap in my front teeth. For this im thinking to get braces. Since the gap is not major im wondering how long would I have to keep the braces and how much would it cost me approx?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have 1-2 mm gap in my front teeth. For this im thinking to get braces. Since the gap is not major im wondering how ...
Dear lybrate user, a gap of 1-2 mm can be easily corrected. You have following treatment options:- 1) orthodontic treatment (braces) 2) direct veneering (composite) 3) indirect veneering/ laminates as of the charges are concerned, it depends upon the doctor you are visiting.
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10 Dental hygiene steps you can take to promote great oral hygiene.

PGPPH, BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Hyderabad
10 Dental hygiene steps you can take to promote great oral hygiene.
Everyone wants to have a great smile which is why good oral hygiene is important! Having poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems in the future such as gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more. Regular check ups and cleanings can prevent these problems as well as provide you with good oral hygiene.

Here is a list of 10 Dental hygiene steps you can take to promote great oral hygiene.

1. Proper Brushing

One of the easiest steps to do to help your teeth keep clean. When brushing your teeth, position the bristles at an angle of 45 degrees near the gum line. Both the gum line and the tooth surface should be in contact with the bristles. Brush the outer surfaces of the teeth using a back-and-forth, up-and-down motion, making sure to be done gently in order to avoid bleeding. To clean the inside surfaces of the teeth and gums, place the bristles at a 45-degree angle again and repeat the back-and-forth, up-and-down motion. Lastly, brush the surfaces of your tongue and the roof of your mouth to remove bacteria, which might cause bad breath.

Try to brush at least twice a day to prevent acid buildup from the breakdown of food by bacteria. However, if your work or activities prevent you from doing this, thoroughly rinse your mouth with water after eating to minimize the amount of food that would serve as substrate for the bacteria.



2. Flossing!
We know, it’s a chore and alot of times forgetful after brushing if rushing out the door or heading to bed. However, flossing can help you remove food particles and other detrimental substances that brushing regularly cannot. Flossing allows you to reach deep between your teeth where the toothbrush bristles cannot reach or even mouthwash cannot wash away. We recommend flossing at least once a day.

3. Avoid Tobacco

This will be a big favor to your teeth. One, it will save you from oral cancer and periodontal complications. Two, it will save you from the countless ill effects caused by the agents used to mask the smell of tobacco. For example, if you smoke a cigarette, you may use candies, tea or coffee to mask the smoky breath and odor. This doubles the amount of damage caused.



4. Limit Sodas, Coffee and Alcohol
Although these beverages contain a high level of phosphorous, which is a necessary mineral for a healthy mouth, too much phosphorous can deplete the body’s level of calcium. This causes dental hygiene problems such as tooth decay and gum disease. Beverages containing additives such as corn syrup and food dye can make pearly white teeth appear dull and discolored. Therefore, it is best to choose beverages like milk, which helps strengthen teeth and build stronger enamel, giving you a healthy, beautiful smile and water which hydrates your body longer than sugary drinks.



5. Consume Calcium and other Vitamins that are good for the body

You need plenty of calcium for your teeth. It is essential for the teeth as well as your bones. It is better to drink milk, fortified orange juice and to eat yogurt, broccoli, cheese, and other dairy products. You can also take a calcium supplement, taking different doses according to your age and necessity as per prescription. Calcium and Vitamin D are necessary for maintaining the health of gums and teeth. Vitamin B complex is also essential for the protection of gums and teeth from cracking and bleeding. Copper, zinc, iodine, iron and potassium are also required for maintaining healthy dental hygiene.



6. Visit Your Dentist
You should visit your dentist at least twice a year to have a full hygiene treatment performed. Also at these appointments, a comprehensive exam is taken with x-rays to help detect and prevent future dental treatments from occurring.



7. Use Mouthwash along side brushing and flossing

Mouthwash is not particularly necessary and not all mouthwashes are useful. Mouthwashes containing Listerine our chlorine dioxide are very helpful because they help to kill and maintain the bacteria in your mouth. It can help maintain good breath as well as help maintain strong teeth. Mouthwash cannot do all the work but if your are already brushing, flossing, visiting the dentist and eating well, mouthwash is the cherry on top that will make your dental health great.



8. Having a toothache or noticing other dental symptoms
If you are having tooth and jaw pain make an appointment as soon as possible. Your dentist needs to diagnose the underlying cause and correct it before it turns into a greater problem.



9. Look at the Big Picture

Everyone understands that you should take care of your teeth to avoid toothaches, maintain your looks and keep dental bills at bay. Many people, however, don’t understand how crucial oral health is to our total health picture. Tooth problems can lead to diabetes, heart disease, systemic infections, an inability to eat or speak properly and other maladies – some life-threatening. Crooked or crowded teeth can contribute to gum disease that can eventually lead to tooth loss. Straight teeth are no longer just for looks.



10. Clean your tongue
Clean the surface of your tongue daily. By using a professional tongue cleaner you remove countless bacteria that otherwise live, particularly on the rougher top surface of your tongue. These can contribute to bad breath (halitosis) and negatively affect your dental health.
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My child is 9 yers old and he has cavity in his teeth when he is 3 years old. Ihave seen a no. Of doctors in ranchi (jharkhand)some doctors say me to remove the teeth and some say the cavity teeth will broke don' t tension about it can u suggest me what to do now?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Go for filling of teeth which is better because at this age your child have both mily as well as permanent teeth. At the age of 9 permanent teeth are at risk.
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