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Dr. Prathima Shetty

Dentist, Navi Mumbai

Dr. Prathima Shetty Dentist, Navi Mumbai
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I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care.
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Dr. Prathima Shetty is one of the best Dentists in Sanpada, Navi Mumbai. You can consult Dr. Prathima Shetty at Ratnaprabha Dental Clinic in Sanpada, Navi Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Prathima Shetty on Lybrate.com.

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Dear doc my mother's teeth are getting lose and falling. No plaques or cavities. Her age is 50 plus. Due to many other health related issues, her dental appointment is getting delayed. Kindly advise remedies/tips to strengthen gums and prevent tooth fall before meeting dentist. Sugest best tooth paste to strengthen gums. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Dear doc
my mother's teeth are getting lose and falling. No plaques or cavities. Her age is 50 plus. Due to many othe...
She could apply hexigel on her gums but its more important for her to see and dentist and diagnose the problem. Hexigel applied massaged on gum three times a day.
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Aftercare for Dental Implants

Diploma In Cosmetic Dentistry, Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Aftercare for Dental Implants

Dental implants need to be maintained carefully after surgery and for that you got to follow a few essential caring tips. 

Best caring tips after dental implants:

  1. Maintaining a healthy diet: Healthy diet needs to be maintained and in this case, only nutritious and soft foods are to be included. 
  2. Careful brushing: Only soft bristle brush needs to be used in this regard and do not pressurize the treated areas. In this case, tenderness needs to be considered so that brushing can be conducted carefully without injuring or hurting implants. 
  3. Avoid smoking: You are not allowed to continue  smoking after implants, as that can make the situation complicated, as a result, of which you might even experience dreadful consequences. You should follow different steps to completely curtail the smoking habit from your lifestyle. 
  4. Scheduling appointments: You should meet your dentist on a frequent basis in order to make sure that everything is perfect. You can also visit your dentist in times of emergencies when you are facing tremendous pain or bleeding. 
  5. Maintaining oral hygiene: Oral hygiene is the most important thing, and this is the reason you are advised to use any special mouthwash or any other flossing solution. This step needs to be continued for preventing the growth of unwanted infectious elements as that can ruin the implants completely. You should also carefully brush your teeth without affecting the implanted area.  
  6. Avoid cold or hot drinks and foods: You should not take excessively hot or chilled items immediately after dental implants as that might create an adverse situation. This is a strict instruction which is usually given to the patients by their dentists so that implants can be protected and can be maintained in the long run. 
  7. Apply ice pack: If you want to get rid of unwanted swelling and inflammation, immediately after dental implants, then nothing can be the best than homemade therapy, other than using ice packs. You should keep the ice packs just over the swollen art directly, and you can even try out this therapy multiple times in a day and will get relief instantly. 
  8. Taking painkillers: If the implanted area has swollen up, and it is paining badly, then you should try useful painkillers, but the medicines should be prescribed by your dentist. But do not take these medicines on a frequent basis rather take them only when the pain is severe.

Related Tip: "Reasons Why You Should Not Be Nervous About Dental Implant"

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My teeth has damaged. please solve the case.

BDS
Dentist,
Kindly get an x-ray done. Then can the treatment plan will be decided. If it can be saved then root canal treatment can be done but if it is too much damaged then may be you have to get it extracted.
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Hello Doctor, I am unable to control saliva from mouth while sleeping, please advice to reduce this. than.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Bangalore
Hello Doctor, I am unable to control saliva from mouth while sleeping, please advice to reduce  this.
than.
Glycopyrrolate (Robinul) 1-2 mg. Every four hours. Robinul is also available in injectable form – 0.1 mg. Every four hours or 3-4 times/day. Maximum dose – 0.2 mg 4 times/day. Propantheline (Pro-Banthine) 15 mg. One half hour before meals three times a day. Amitriptyline (Elavil) 10 mg. Three times a day or 10-25 mg. At bedtime. Amitriptyline is also available in injectable form – 2 to 5 mg. IM to start. Elavil is also used as an antidepressant. Nortriptyline HCL (Pamelor) 10-25 mg. At bedtime. Scopolamine (Transderm Scop) transdermal patch 1.5 mg. Programmed to deliver medication over 72 hour period. Reported by patients to reduce saliva by 75-80%. Caution – may cause glaucoma. Consult near by dentist n ask for suggestions k.
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Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.
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I had a swollen uvula, from that moment after 2 to 3 months I can still feel that something is still not fully normal what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Durgapur
I had a swollen uvula, from that moment after 2 to 3 months I can still feel that something is still not fully normal...
If there is not any difficulty while swallowing or talking then you don't need to worry abt it. It will get normal with time. In the meantime make a habit of gargling with warm saline once a day.
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Redish inflamed inside mouth.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist,
The reddish inflamation you are telling can be due to various factors, it wont be possible to say something without seeing so visit a dentist soon for the same.
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My teeth were fine until my dentist filled them I went for wisdom tooth pain. She said you have three superficial cavities you should fill them I got them filled. Still had very sensitive teeth and throbbing pain so I went to her again she said you have two more cavities one is minor superficial that's causing pain n sensitivity and one is in wisdom tooth I got them filled too but still some of teeth are sensitive. I'm confuse what to do now what seems to be the problem. Acc to the dentist none of my cavities was deep.

MFDS RCPS (Glasgow), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi if your teeth are still sensitive, and you are certain of the area involved, you need to see the dentist again. There might be decay between the teeth that is often difficult to detect and maybe overlooked, esp. When other more obvious lesions are present. A more detailed examination necessitated by persistent symptoms after such symptoms might well lead to the detection of such problems. You also have the option of a second opinion. Often, a different person might be able to look at your problem more objectively, and, maybe locate the issue. In the meantime, you can use any desensitizing toothpaste 2 to 3 times a day to help with the symptoms.
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My teeth is always looks like black coloured and full of dirt if also I do brush everyday what, treatment I can take.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My teeth is always looks like black coloured and full of dirt if also I do brush everyday what, treatment I can take.
You need to visit the dentist and get a deep scaling and polishing done. Brush twice a day. Maintain proper brushing technique. Rinse after every meal. Floss regularly. You can also go for bleaching or whitening for more brighter teeth.
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My upper tooth have gaps. And I am looking bad when ever I smile. Are there any kind of clips available? What to do? Thanks.

Dentist, Udaipur
My upper tooth have gaps. And I am looking bad when ever I smile. Are there any kind of clips available? What to do? ...
Hii lybrate-user. For gaps between your upper teeth. You can either go for braces (orthodontic treatment) or you can go for laminates or veneers (cosmetic filling). For braces visit an orthodontist. For laminates/veneers visit a cosmetic dentist.
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I am 47 seven years old male. I was using gutkha since 15 years, I left gutkha from 24. 02. 2015 completely. Now I am able to open my mouth only 1/2 inch wide. Please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
You seem to be suffering from osmf. Visit a dentist & get the exact situation evaluated. Buy if the opening is only 1/2 inch as you described, a surgical intervention is necessary.
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My teeth are becoming yellow. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
My teeth are becoming yellow. What should I do?
Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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I'm 27 years old having two nodes both sides under the jaw. Sometimes they swell and having pain in eating. Please suggest diagnosis.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I'm 27 years old having two nodes both sides under the jaw. Sometimes they swell and having pain in eating. Please su...
Hi, swollen lymph nodes usually occur as a result of exposure to bacteria or viruses. The problem can be because of some dental problem or throat infection or else can be due to some other reason. Please specify more symptoms to reach the cause. Need to rule out the cause, take him to the nearby doctor for physical examination and diagnosis, share the reports with me. Medication: for the time give him homoeopathic medicine - belladonna 30/ 3 times a day for 3 days. Revert.
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I am bleeding my teeth, bad breath and I tried all toothpaste but not effect any else.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am bleeding my teeth, bad breath and I tried all toothpaste but not effect any else.
Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Changing the toothbrush alone donot keeps your teeth clean. All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.
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I have a pain in my teeth & sometimes blood is present in the peak. What should I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have a pain in my teeth & sometimes blood is present in the peak. What should I do?
You have pain may be due to gum disease known as gingivitis and plaque deposition. Go to a dental clinic for scaling. This will help you. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash three times a day after each meal. Use crest toothpaste. Keep your mouth clean. Brush properly. You can consult me also for further advice.
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Hi. I am 32 years old and suffering from gum bleeding problem. What can I do? please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Amravati
Hi.  I am 32 years old and suffering from gum bleeding problem. What can I do? please suggest.
Bleeding gum mean you hv gum disease. We can t/t by scalling & medication. For that you need private consultion.
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I have teeth problem. My teeth's are yellow how remove that colour please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I have teeth problem. My teeth's are yellow how remove that colour please help me.
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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I am 40 year old, I have met an accident before 18 months my front teeth were got hit, after that gone through route canal treatment twice but still feeling pain too much.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
You can certainly get a re root canal treatment with periapical surgery done to save the tooth. For specific details, consult.
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I am 25 years old male. There is a gap between my teeths I want to fillip the gap so what should I do tell me what the surgery required how much cost.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 25 years old male. There is a gap between my teeths I want to fillip the gap so what should I do tell me what th...
You dont require surgery. You have to go for orthodontic (wire & braces) treatment. Visit to a dentist for detail.
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When I eat an ice cream or drink cold drink. I feel a different type of pain in my gums.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
When I eat an ice cream or drink cold drink. I feel a different type of pain in my gums.
Tooth sensitivity is caused by the gradual exposure of the softer part of your tooth that lies under the tooth enamel, called" dentine" Dentine has tiny tubes ('tubules') that lead to the nerve and are filled with fluid. Eating or drinking foods and drinks that are hot, cold or sweet can cause a change in fluid movement. This fluid movement causes the nerve endings to react in response, triggering a short, sharp pain. Some of the most common causes of sensitive teeth include: Brushing Brushing shortly after acid challenge can cause the enamel to be more easily worn away, as during this time the enamel is softened and more vulnerable. Brushing too vigorously can also cause receding gums, causing further exposure of the dentine. Gum Disease Gum disease (also known as gingivitis) causes inflamed and sore gum tissue.  If left untreated, gingivitis can lead to periodontitis. Periodontitis is when gum disease gets worse and damages the tissues and bone that support the teeth. One sign of periodontitis is sensitive teeth, as the receding gums leave dentine exposed.  Teeth Grinding If you grind your teeth when you sleep or during the day, or if you clench your teeth, you may be wearing down enamel and exposing the underlying dentine layer of your tooth. Receding Gums Receding gums can be caused by conditions such as gum disease, which can expose the tooth's dentine and cause sensitivity. Brushing too vigorously can also cause receding gums. Homoeopathic medicines bring holistic act on each and every part of body thus teeth are no exception, go for a constitutional homoeopathic treatment to get permanent cure.
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