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Dr. Vinita Lakhotiya

Dentist, Mumbai

Dr. Vinita Lakhotiya Dentist, Mumbai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Vinita Lakhotiya is an experienced Dentist in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can meet Dr. Vinita Lakhotiya personally at The Tooth Clinic in Mumbai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vinita Lakhotiya and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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How I can treat my mandibular prognathism, it can be done without surgery, because of that my face is looking not good, I want it to be treated as early as possible?

MCh - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, MS - General Surgery, MBBS
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Hyderabad
How I can treat my mandibular prognathism, it can be done without surgery, because of that my face is looking not goo...
The only way to treat mandibular prognathism is by surgery. The forward projection of the mandible along with the alignment of teeth should be reversed and set back.
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Mera ek teeth ke uper kala colour ka daag hai. Toothpaste karne par bhi nahi ja raha hai. Bahut din se hai. But koi idea nahi mila . Kya karu. Pehle aap se bol raha hun. Aap mujhe home remedy boliye . Main use karunga. Teeth samne daag hai.Kindly reply me.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Mera ek teeth ke uper kala colour ka daag hai. Toothpaste karne par bhi nahi ja raha hai. Bahut din se hai. But koi i...
Black spot can be calculus or decay. If it's calculus, go for scaling and polishing. If its decay, get it filled with appropriate material. This can't be treated at home.
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BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
You may get white teeth upon dental consultation for sure. But kindly consider adjunct condition like-avoid smoking, tobacco (if taken, long term medicines, high level of water impurities etc etc. Bcz once you whiten your teeth if these things persist it may occur over time again.

I have gum problem from last two months. When I brush my teeth in morning blood come out from my gums. I have used so many things for this. Please advise ne what should I do? Thanks.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have gum problem from last two months.
When I brush my teeth in morning blood come out from my gums.
I have used so...
- 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. You may consult me in person.
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Healthy Gums

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
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 continuously. This exercise will stimulate the flow of blood and will keep your gums healthy.
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I want to straighten my front tooth. How long Will the procedure take and what will be the cost of the procedure?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I want to straighten my front tooth. How long Will the procedure take and what will be the cost of the procedure?
Dear User, the time taken to straighten your teeth is depend on the condition of your teeth. Ortho treatment cost you around 30k to 50k. Visit a dentist for your queries.
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I am 22 years old. My problem is my teeth pain. I have suffer form tomorrow site teeth pain. Suggest me some home medits?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 22 years old. My problem is my teeth pain. I have suffer form tomorrow site teeth pain. Suggest me some home med...
The type of treatment you have for toothache will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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The innner side of some of my teeth are getting black. So how to get rid of this problem ?

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
May be you are having cavity there or staining. Visit nearby dentist to get rid of this. Thank you Dr. Jagrati
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I have jaw locking problem since 2011. Everytime I open my mouth cracking sound comes from left jaw. It pains sometimes. What shall I do?

MDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have jaw locking problem since 2011. Everytime I open my mouth cracking sound comes from left jaw. It pains sometim...
You need to show a oral medicine specialist/maxillofacial surgeon for analysis before your problem can be diagnosed and treated.
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Garmi se mouth ke pass se pakgaya or mouth pura open nahi hora hai what should I do to cure it.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
apply glycerine over it or else some mouth ulcer tube ....over it two to three times daily for a week..
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BDS
Dentist, Pune
Dental awareness is what we are lacking in general population. We generally have the tendency to assume that if there is a pain, then only there is a problem. But this is not the case. Infact, painless conditions are more dangerous than the painful ones.The one who comes silently has more potential to distroy.

Dental health is the most neglected health domain among the population. We care more for our vital organs like heart, eyes, liver, kidney, and so on. But when it comes to teeth, we just neglect it either by self medications or some advised tooth powder or tooth paste.

We need to realize that the mouth is an entrance of our body and a healthy mouth is utmost important to keep the body and mind healthy. Simply to give an example - if you have garbage at your door the house cannot be cleaned no matter how many times u mop or broom it.

Atleast a bi-annual checkup for yourself and your kids ensures the dental health is in place. Dental treatments are no more scary these days. New advancements in the field of dentistry have made the treatment very comfortable. And lastly, the early you go, the faster and predictable results you get. That saves your time and a lot of money.

Composite Veneer Vs Porcelain Veneer

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Composite Veneer Vs Porcelain Veneer

Negatively altered tooth shape or color affects not just the aesthetics, but also the person’s social image and self confidence. It can convert them into introverts who shy away from socialization. Teeth can lose their shape or color due to various reasons from hypo mineralized teeth, to food/tobacco stains, to fractures, trauma or tooth decay. If you are looking for a brilliant white smile with the perfect shape and alignment then veneers have the inherent ability of correcting all minor dental flaws creating a near perfect result.

A Veneer like its namesake is a thin perfectly shaped extension of tooth colored material which maybe composite , ceramic or a combination of the two. While composite resin veneers are fabricated over the affected tooth in a single sitting, the porcelain veneer requires taking impressions and the veneers are fabricated in the lab, which are then fixed on the tooth.

Veneers also help correct minor discolorations and mildly mishapen teeth. The choice of using composite or porcelain depends on a number of factors. Composite resin has a big advantage of reversibility. If the end result is not very satisfactory, then the entire restoration can be removed and a new veneer can be applied. With porcelains, the biggest advantage is their excellent resistance to staining. Even with long term use of coffee and tea, the chances of staining the porcelain veneers would be minimal.

Some of the properties of composite include:

  1. Requires less tooth reduction than a porcelain, thereby saving more natural tooth structure
  2. The material is extremely plastic and resinous, allowing sufficient working time for the dentist to achieve the desired shape and size of the veneer
  3. It is slightly porous and therefore, has a tendency to absorb water over a period of time and take in some stain
  4. Should be polished extremely well to achieve the natural looks
  5. May require replacement after about 3 to 5 years
  6. Can be done in one dental clinic visit

Some of the unique characteristics of porcelain include:

  1. The result of a well-done porcelain veneer produces an extremely natural looking tooth
  2. The best advantage of porcelain is that it is not porous and therefore once it is glazed, does not stain over a period of time. The typical discoloration around the edges of the veneers seen in composite restorations is not seen with porcelain veneers
  3. These veneers therefore last longer than the composite resin veneers
  4. They are more expensive compared to the composite resin veneers.
  5. They require at least 2-3 dental visits

The choice of the material for veneer and the result would depend ultimately on the patient’s aesthetic requirements and overall oral health maintenance. Having a detailed discussion with the dentist will help in choosing the right material and getting the maximum benefit out of it. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist and ask a free question.

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I think I have tarter in my teeth and cavities in more than 4 teeth. How much a cavity and scaling will cost? I live in mayur vihar, please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Rewari
I think I have tarter in my teeth and cavities in more than 4 teeth. How much a cavity and scaling will cost? I live ...
Charges depends on what material is filled in cavity, experience of doctor and the quality of clinic Try 2-3 dentist and finalise according to your budget and choice.
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My daughter is 11 years old. She is not interested in normal food. Fast food and chocolates are her favourite choice. If we tried to stop her she went to bed with emty stomach. We are in great trouble with her food habits. She is suffering from constipation. Obesity is also the another problem. Her teeth are affected. Sometimes bleeding is found in her gum. What can I do in this regard.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Surat
My daughter is 11 years old. She is not interested in normal food. Fast food and chocolates are her favourite choice....
She needs counselling. If she doesn't agree, you have to be little bit strict. Let her be empty stomach for some hours. Child can not stay empty stomach for a long period of time. She knows that you will make her do whatever she wants, that is why she goes to sleep empty stomach. If you do not change this habit, you will face many diseases in future. Tell her you will give chocolates during lunch and dinner time with the food but frequent snacking should be changed. That's the major reason for having so many troubles.
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Sir Mein apne teeth ko lekar bhaut preshan hun Teeth main se badbu bhi aati Hai or khun bhi aata Hai sab mujh se preshan Hai kabhi kabhi apne aap hi jaad swell ho jati Hai agar aap meri help kijiye

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Sir  Mein apne teeth ko lekar bhaut preshan hun Teeth main se badbu bhi aati Hai or khun bhi aata Hai sab mujh se pre...
Hello lybrate-user aapaka problem etana bhi bada nahi hai ki usake liye aap pareshan ho jaye. Har samsya ka hal hota hai. Waise hi aapako bhi sahi treatment ki jarurat hai. Aapaka teeth se jo badabu aati hai aur khun bhi aata hai, en dono ka ek hi solution hai. Aapako apane daat saf karane padenge jis se aap ke daato aur masudo pe jo gandagi jama hui hai use nikal de.
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I am suffering from OSMF due to chewing of masala from long time. But I have stopped chewing of masala from last 2 months. Although I am suffering from OSMF and mouth ulcers from long time approximately from 3 months. Kindly give me best suggestion for same.

BDS
Dentist, Noida
That's good decision to stop the chewing tobacco products. Now you can take next step as to go Dentist and know all the mouth exercise and medicine for unhealed ulcer. Because it may be possible that you stop habit in advance stage. So all these can be cured so meet Dentist he will definitely guide you.
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I have more affected alser problem. My mouth has spread too bad smell. What I have to take get cure.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Pune
I have more affected alser problem. My mouth has spread too bad smell. What I have to take get cure.
Maintain oral hygiene, get your teeth cleaned from a dentist, Clean your tongue daily, apply prescribed medicines for ulcers. If still your problem of ulcers and bad breath doesn't reduce, visit your dentist again and cooperate with them to find the exact cause and then take the appropriate treatment for it.
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Kabhi kabhi kopi hard chiz khata hu to gums se blood nikalata hai. please bataiye main kya karu?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kabhi kabhi kopi hard chiz khata hu to gums se blood nikalata hai. please bataiye main kya karu?
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.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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I brush my teeth twice a day. I have cavity problem whereas my friend brushes her teeth once a day. She even has plaque but no cavity. Why is it so? My mom also has dental problems like I do. Can it be genetic? Any remedies to prevent cavities?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I brush my teeth twice a day. I have cavity problem whereas my friend brushes her teeth once a day. She even has plaq...
Structure of your teeth n patern of fissures on top surface of your teeth could resemble dat of your mom's! yes! dental varies prob due to structural pattern can be genetic! there are lot of preventive measure one can follow to avoid decay. Pit n fissure sealants r available to help you about decay on an unaffected tooth. Contact your dentist to get this done. Brushing n flossing twice daily helps prevent decay. Mere brushing doesn't help but adopting a proper brushing technique is v imp. Your teeth'll require more attention dan your frens'
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