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Dr. S R Latkar

BDS

Dentist, Nashik

48 Years Experience
Dr. S R Latkar BDS Dentist, Nashik
48 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. S R Latkar is one of the best Dentists in Nashik, Nashik. He has helped numerous patients in his 48 years of experience as a Dentist. He has completed BDS . You can meet Dr. S R Latkar personally at Latkar Dental Clinic in Nashik, Nashik. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. S R Latkar on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Bombay University - 1969
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Indian Dental Association

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I have been told to get my impacted wisdom teeth removed. One was removed long ago while 3 remain. They are all deep inside and have no projection outside. Now some docs are advising to get all 3 removed at one time under ga while some suggesting to get 2 of one side to be removed under la first and later get extracted the remaining one while some are suggesting to get all 3 removed under la but I would have to be on liquid diet for a week. Please advice the best way to go forward i. E. All under ga or all under la or 2 at the moment under la.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
You should go for removal of wisdom tooth one at a time, because the healing process occurs at three different sites, so if one tooth removed under la, at least you can eat and drink from the other side or other arch and also the dose would be minimum in each case, but you have to go for operative procedure thrice and it would be a bit more costlier I suppose.
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Flossing & Brushing

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Flossing & Brushing
Flossing
Flossing removes plaque and bacteria that you cannot reach with your toothbrush. If you don't floss, you are missing more than one-third of your tooth surface. Plaque is the main cause of gum disease. It is an invisible bacterial film that develops on your teeth every day.

Within 24 to 36 hours, plaque hardens into tartar (also called calculus), which can only be removed by professional cleaning. Floss at least once a day, and plaque never gets the chance to harden into tartar. Getting into the habit of daily flossing is easier when you floss while doing something else like watching tv or listening to music, for example.

How to floss your teeth
Step 1
Take a length of floss equal to the distance from your hand to your shoulder.

Take a length of floss equal to the distance from your hand to your shoulder

Wrap it around your index and middle fingers, leaving about two inches between your hands.

Wrap it around your index and middle fingers, leaving about two inches between your hands

Step 2
Slide the floss between your teeth and wrap it into a" c" shape around the base of the tooth and gently under the gumline. Wipe the tooth from base to tip two or three times.

Slide the floss between your teeth and wrap it into a

Step 3
Be sure to floss both sides of every tooth. Don't forget the backs of your last molars. Go to a new section of the floss as it wears and picks up particles.

Step 4
Brush your teeth after you floss - it is a more effective method of preventing tooth decay and gum disease.

Brush your teeth after you floss - it is a more effective method of preventing tooth decay and gum disease

Flossing problems and solutions
Gums sometimes bleed when you first begin to floss. Bleeding usually stops after a few days. If bleeding does not stop, see your dentist. Floss can shred if you snag it on an old filling or on the ragged edge of a tooth.

Try another type of floss or dental tape. Ask your dentist or dental hygienist for advice. If your floss still shreds, see your dentist.

Brushing
Regular, thorough brushing is a very important step in preventing tooth decay and gum disease. Brushing removes the bacteria that promote tooth decay and the plaque that can cause gum disease.

Ideally, you should brush after every meal, because the bacterial attack on teeth begins minutes after eating. At the very least, brush once a day and always before you go to bed. Brushing your teeth isn't complicated, but there is a right and a wrong way.

How to brush your teeth
Step 1
Brush at a 45 degree angle to your teeth. Direct the bristles to where your gums and teeth meet. Use a gentle, circular, massaging motion, up and down. Don't scrub. Gums that recede visibly are often a result of years of brushing too hard.

Brush at a 45 degree angle to your teeth. Direct the bristles to where your gums and teeth meet. Use a gentle, circular, massaging motion, up and down. Don't scrub. Gums that recede visibly are often a result of years of brushing too hard

Step 2
Clean every surface of every tooth. The chewing surface, the cheek side, and the tongue side.

Step 3
Don't rush your brush. A thorough brushing should take at least two to three minutes. Try timing yourself.

Don't rush your brush. A thorough brushing should take at least two to three minutes. Try timing yourself

Step 4
Change your usual brushing pattern. Most people brush their teeth the same way all the time. That means they miss the same spots all the time. Try reversing your usual pattern.

Change your usual brushing pattern. Most people brush their teeth the same way all the time. That means they miss the same spots all the time. Try reversing your usual pattern

Step 5
Use a soft brush with rounded bristles. The right toothbrush cleans better. Choose a size and shape that allow you to reach all the way to your back teeth. There are many different types of brushes, so ask your dentist to suggest the best one for you. Dentists recommends you replace your toothbrush every three months.


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All ready 15 years back i done bridge for upper jaw teeth. They loose, can replace it ?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Yeah u can replace them if supporting teeth are still ok then can use same teeth for bridge otherwise go for implants
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I have to remove one of my rear side tooth due to decay. On removing it, it was found that the tooth next to it has a small black spot on it. Do I need RCT. Please advise.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
A small black spot from above can also cause a big dig inside. If it is on superficial layer, only filling is advised. If it is deep, it might need a rct. To confirm, you need to go for a xray.
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I have dental bridge of two teeth in my upper front jaw. Colour of it looks different from rest of the teeth. Colour of bridge is brighter than other teeth. What should I do for matching colour of it.

Master of Dental Surgery, Bachelor of Dental surgery
Dentist, Bhopal
I have dental bridge of two teeth in my upper front jaw. Colour of it looks different from rest of the teeth. Colour ...
Unfortunately once the bridge is in place you cannot change its shade much. You may have to get a new bridge done.
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I am a 31yr old female. I has been suffering from gum bleeding and teeth pain since 3 weeks. What should I can do?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am a 31yr old female. I has been suffering from gum bleeding and teeth pain since 3 weeks. What should I can do?
For gum bleeding get teeth cleaning done and since there is pain kindly get an xray done and understand and assess where pain is. And take medications treatment accordingly.
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B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Always rinse your tooth brush thoroughly after brushing, and allow it to air-dry before using it again.
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I have a foul smell every time I woke up from sleep. And sometimes after not eating for 2-3 hrs my mouth smells bad. I brush twice. What should I do?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I have a foul smell every time I woke up from sleep. And sometimes after not eating for 2-3 hrs my mouth smells bad. ...
Brushing at night is a must. If any food remains ,mouth will smell in the morn. Yes smell can come from stomach too. If you r fasting or not had water for long hours or during cold. Try to rinse with mouthwash at such times. Get your scaling n polishing done every 6 months to maintain good oral hygiene.
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She is approx 58 years old and she is unable to eat hard foods due to her damaged teeth. I want to replace her teeth. Suggest me what should I be done?

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
She is approx 58 years old and she is unable to eat hard foods due to her damaged teeth. I want to replace her teeth....
Take her to a dentist. After examination dentist will tell about treatment procedure. If teeth are very much damaged and can't be saved. Thn it will go for removal.
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BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
What can I do to prevent cavities?
Dental cleanings remove plaque from teeth and reduce the risk of cavities. Your dentist will check your teeth forcavities after each cleaning. Cavities are tooth decay, or holes that form on the surface of your teeth. They don?t typically cause discomfort in the early stages, but pain and sensitivity may develop if you ignore the problem.

Different factors increase the risk for cavities. These include drinking sugary beverages, eating sugary foods, and bacteria in the mouth. Your dentist can recommend a plan to reduce your number of cavities. This can include brushing or flossing more often, avoiding certain types of foods, and chewing sugarless gum throughout the day to increase the amount of saliva in your mouth.

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Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Getting a good night sleep before the root canal treatment is the best way to go as it would reduce anxiety and maintain the overall well being.
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I am 28 years old & my enamel is decaying continuously from last 15 days. In 5 days ago I have clean my tooth in a dental clinic & start to take calcimax forte + tablet. I also start to take mouth wash daily & brash with sensodent kf tooth past. But enamel decay is increase after cleaning of tooth. Now what I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 28 years old & my enamel is decaying continuously from last 15 days. In 5 days ago I have clean my tooth in a de...
Homoeopathic medicine HEKLA LAVA3X ( Wilm,ar Schwabe India) Chew 1 tab 3 times daily HEKLA LAVATOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night Report after 2 months
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Sir 2 moler tooth have been extracted of my wife aged 65 yrs.Can these be remade and refitted

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Yes sir, they can be remade and refitted. This can be done by either forming bridge or implant retained crowns
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I am 23 years old. I have Gum bleeding problem last 2 years. And also I have stomach pain on those time. What should I do.

M.D.S
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 23 years old. I have Gum bleeding problem last 2 years. And also I have stomach pain on those time. What should ...
Hi kindly visit a dentist and get your thorough scaling and polishing done. Also stop brushing vigorously and replace your toothbrush every three months. I hope this helps thank you.
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When I drink cold water and eat the ice cream then start the pain in my teeth. Why start the pain in my teeth and gum?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
When I drink cold water and eat the ice cream then start the pain in my teeth. Why start the pain in my teeth and gum?
Hello, pain could be because of 1.cavity 2. Infection to the roots of tooth. Consult a dentist, if there is a cavity get it filled and if there is any infection to roots get it treated.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Brush twice a day to ward off deadly brain disease
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My name is. Prem Singh I have some dentals problem like gum bleeding dirty smells what I do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My name is. Prem Singh I have some dentals problem like gum bleeding dirty smells what I do.
Homoeopathic medicine merc sol 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 5 drops today night and forget this medicine plantago q/hammemelis q (dr reckeweg) mix both these medicines and take 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 2-3 months hekla lava tooth powder (wheezal) scrub teeth daily night before sleep note-use brush with soft bristles and use it upside down while brushing teeth.
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MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Saving a fallen tooth can be useful. Try to keep it in place while you seek immediate medical attention. If that is not the case, try wrapping the tooth in a piece of plastic or soaking it into milk and call for immediate dental service.
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BDS
Dentist, Vellore
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities as the bacteria in dental plaque changes them into acids.
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