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Dr. Vivek Gupta

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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
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Dr. Vivek Gupta is an experienced Dentist in Mahalaxmi, Mumbai. He is currently associated with Dr.Gupta's Dental Clinic in Mahalaxmi, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Vivek Gupta and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Every morning my mouth is filled by saliva. My pillow becomes wet due to saliva. I consult doctors but they always gave me medicines of stomach bug. This never help me. I also having bad breath. Please suggest me what is main problem. I am suffering from this problem since my childhood.

BHMS
Homeopath, Kolkata
Every morning my mouth is filled by saliva. My pillow becomes wet due to saliva. I consult doctors but they always ga...
It could be due to bad-oral hygiene condition. Keep your teeth and gums healthy by brushing twice daily Do not take pan-masala/gutkha etc Do gargle with saline water twice daily

Causes And Management of Tooth Sensitivity

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Causes And Management of Tooth Sensitivity

Dental problems can be very painful and take the smile off your face completely. Those who have experienced sensitivity would vouch for it. It just will not allow you to enjoy the hot coffee or a favourite sweet or a cold smoothie.  The pain that shoots down the tooth after any of these would leave the person shuddering.

The tooth has 3 layers, from the outside in these are the enamel, the dentin and the pulp. The outermost enamel is mineralized and the hardest structure in the body. The next layer, dentin, has fine tubules and when the enamel is worn off exposing the dentin, sensitivity sets in. The enamel is thinner in some portions of the tooth like the neck and the roots, therefore sensitivity onset is quicker in these areas.

Some of the common reasons for sensitivity are listed below:

  1. Tooth decay:  As caries progresses from enamel to dentin, sensitivity sets in, especially to hot and cold foods.
  2. Wear and tear:  Excessive brushing of teeth can lead to wearing of teeth, especially near the neck areas, leading to loss of enamel and resulting in sensitivity.
  3. Dental damage:  Chipped or broken tooth can lead to sensitivity.
  4. Gingival disease: This leads to loss of gum cover over the tooth, leading to exposure of dentin and therefore sensitivity.
  5. BruxismClenching of teeth, common in people with high levels of stress, can lead to enamel wearing and subsequent sensitivity.
  6. Dental treatment: Some dental procedures like scaling, crowns, root planing, and some fillings can cause transient sensitivity.
  7. Highly acidic food items: Citrus fruits, tomatoes, tea, etc. can lead to tooth sensitivity.
  8. Bleaching agents:  Most tooth whitening agents result in sensitive teeth.
  9. Excessive use of mouthwash: The mouth rinses contain high amount of alcohol which can also lead to tooth sensitivity.

Management: As with all health conditions, the first step in management is to identify the problem.  Whether it is dental decay or recent dental treatment, food habits or tooth whitening agents, the cause needs to be identified and then treatment begun accordingly.

  1. For lost enamel, be it decay or damage, the tooth again needs to be restored to its original form to cover the dentinal tubules and reduce sensitivity.
  2. For habits, be it food related or bruxism, in addition to treating the tooth, the habit per se needs to be addressed to prevent recurrence.
  3. For associated dental products like whitening agents or mouth rinses, talk to a dentist to switch to a less harmful product.
  4. De-sensitizing pastes are also available that can be used on a regular basis to reduce the problem.

Tooth sensitivity is annoying, but there are ways to manage it effectively, please get in touch with your dentist, today!

I am having teeth problem till a week. A doctor said I want to treatment for that teeth.(root canal treatment). It is really helpful for my whole life to crunch anything in my teeth. Or there is any other problems can be occurred after treatment.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am having teeth problem till a week.
A doctor said I want to treatment for that teeth.(root canal treatment).
It is...
Dear lybrate-user, RCT is one of the last options a demtist will suggest to save the tooth. Like other treatments we take it also has a life. Usually if done well and cap placed over it the teeth will sarve you well for many years. There might arise a need for replacement of cap but not before 8-9 years. But once the process is done and the tooth remains problem free for long time, the treatment should be considered value for money spent. Nothing in medical science comes with a lifetime guarentee.
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Hi Doc I have recently gone through the root canal, of upper front teeth, Do I necessarily need to go for crown of same teeth. ?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Kolhapur
Every root canal treated tooth must go through cap or the tooth later fractures and can not b then saved
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I daily brush 2 times a day and I use a powder (manjan) to brush my teeth but still it looks yellow. I know that this is due to gums that release some liquid that make teeth yellow how can I treat that.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I daily brush 2 times a day and I use a powder (manjan) to brush my teeth but still it looks yellow. I know that this...
Once you should go for proper cleaning of your teeth I mean scaling and polishing your teeth to dentist.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
A stitch in time saves 9! A Filling (restoration) in time saves you from Root Canal or Removal of Tooth!

Why bad smell in mouth even I brush 2 times a day and my teeth are good but it still smelling.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Why bad smell in mouth even I brush 2 times a day and my teeth are good but it still smelling.
Sandeep you are having smell in mouth even after brushing twice. problem may be due to poor digestion/ oral hygiene . you need to improve your oral hygiene and digestion . take cap becosule with folic acid . visit dental surgeon for scaling and polishing . drink plenty of water . rinse with clohex mouthwash .
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Whenever I take food or drink water, my right side teeth shows sensitivity. This problem starts from last 2 months. please suggest.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Whenever I take food or drink water, my right side teeth shows sensitivity. This problem starts from last 2 months. p...
Take Sulphur 30C one dose now and then take Cosmos 30C 3 doses (morning, evening, night) for 1 week. It will start getting better within 3-4 days... Still if you have any queries, please let me know... Take care :)
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I have teeth problem as usual a little bleeding in the morning while brushing the teeth what should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have teeth problem as usual a little bleeding in the morning while brushing the teeth
what should I do?
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.
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My father is 63 years old and he is suffering from tooth pain. What should he do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My father is 63 years old and he is suffering from tooth pain. What should he do?
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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