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Dr. Shilpa Patel

Dentist, Navi Mumbai

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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
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Dr. Shilpa Patel is one of the best Dentists in Panvel, Navi Mumbai. She is currently practising at MGM Dental College And Hospital in Panvel, Navi Mumbai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Shilpa Patel on Lybrate.com.

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MGM Dental College And Hospital

Plot No 1 & 2,Sector 18, Kamothe. Landmark: Junction of NH4 and Sion-Panvel Expressway, Navi MumbaiNavi Mumbai Get Directions
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Hi am rudzani from south africa, I suffer from 1. Mouth sore 2. My teeth bleed when brushing my teeth. 3. I usually chew my mouth inside Help.

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
Hi am rudzani from south africa, I suffer from
1. Mouth sore 2. My teeth bleed when brushing my teeth. 3. I usually c...
Use a soft toothbrush with proper brushing technique with gentle pressure on teeth and gums. Get your teeth checked for tartar deposits and get scaling (professional cleaning) and polishing done. Tartar can't be cleaned with toothbrush. Start taking cap. becosules once daily for a week or two. Make sure that there is no sharp tooth in your mouth. If its there get proper treatment possible for it.
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Dental Care Tips for Diabetes Patients

BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
Dental Care Tips for Diabetes Patients

Diabetes is a chronic, systemic disease and affects all parts of the body. While its effect on the nerves, eyes, kidneys, and skin is more common, their oral effects are less known. However, diabetes will vouch how they lost tooth and have dry mouth after their sugars went out of control.

  1. Oral Symptoms in Diabetics: There is a strong correlation between oral health and poorly controlled blood sugars. Some of the common oral indications of diabetes are as follows.
  2. Dry Mouth: There is less amount of saliva, which brings with it a whole lot of symptoms including soreness of the mucosa, ulcers, increased chances of infection, gum inflammation and tooth decay.
  3. Thrush: The saliva has higher sugar levels and attracts fungus (Candida in particular) which thrives in this dry, sugary environment. This produces a burning sensation in the mouth.
  4. Periodontal Disease: The gums get severely infected with gingival recession, where the gum line recedes exposing more of the tooth (tooth length seems to have increased). There is “pocket” formation, or space between the tooth and the gum which hosts a variety of bacteria. The periodontal ligament loses its strength to hold the tooth in place, and thereby teeth become mobile. If not worked upon in time, there could be multiple teeth lost.

As much as it sounds alarming, it is not. There are easy, simple ways to manage these. In fact, good overall management of diabetes will ensure the oral symptoms are also maintained under control. Following are some things to do which will help in managing diabetes in general and the oral symptoms in particular:

As soon as diabetes is diagnosed, visit a dentist to take stock of the oral health condition. Any identified problem should be treated to avoid progression.

  1. Keep a close watch to ensure blood sugar remains as close to normal as possible.

  2. Switch to a toothbrush with soft or extra-soft bristles. This will help reduce the pressure on the gums and thereby prevent gum bleeding

  3. After every meal, remember to brush the teeth.

  4. Flossing at least once a day will help remove food deposits between the teeth. Alternately, use interdental brushes.

  5. Rinse at least twice daily using an antiseptic mouthwash.

  6. Denture-wearers should always clean them daily and never go to sleep with the denture in the mouth.

  7. Smoking with diabetics is a strict no-no, work on quitting at the earliest.

  8. Visit a dentist every 3 months to ensure oral issues are identified at the earliest and treatment done with minimal intervention.

  9. Any dental procedure should be done only when sugar levels are under control.

These will ensure not just oral health but also overall control of diabetes.

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In my two teeth cavity is formed. Then how can i save my teeth in future onward. And hair are becoming white also can I save it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
In my two teeth cavity is formed. Then  how can i save my teeth  in future onward. And hair are becoming white also c...
plz get it filled by a dentist and then your problem will be solved. plz consult me privately for further assistance.
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Hello Sir. My mouth not open fully. Just 2 finger go inside. I have habit to eat gutkha I want to open my mouth fully. Please give me solution.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Yamunanagar
You should. Not take this problem lightly. First of all, stop eating gutkha. You might be suffering from osmf. Take immediate help before it becomes irreversible as this is a precancerous condition.
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I have a problem evey time when I brush my teeth blood come out I have change many tooth brush as well as paste also but no change can you help me in that Dr. ?

Membership of the Faculty of Dental Surgeons(MFDS)
Dentist, Hyderabad
First your gums should be analysed for extent of damage.Then get your scaling done.Then soft bristle tooth brush adviced by your doctor.
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Hi, I have an oral problem. Oral ulcers are very common in mouth. I am very much fed up with this problem can you please tell me a suitable. Medicine for this ?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
Apply glycerine on the ulcers everytime before and after eating or drinking anything. Avoid hot and spicy food. Take moong dhal kher which helps in healing the ulcers. Consult a dentist to rule out any dental problem which may be one of the cause for your recurrent oral ulcers.
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I use salt with my toothpaste while brushing my teeth and now I can find very small gaps are been created between two teeth .plz help me out.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I use salt with my toothpaste while brushing my teeth and now I can find very small gaps are been created between two...
Hello, Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth twice daily, night brushing is very important. Floss regularly. Rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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Dear Sir, I am 42 years old got oral cancer surgery twice, first surgery done in Aug 2014 at ONCOLOGY HOSPITAL at Hyderabad, due to radiation not given for first time surgery, 1 lump re-occurred under the neck with in 4 months of surgery. Undergone MRI Scan and diagnosed lump done 2nd surgery at Secunderabad on 14th of Jan 2016, by a reputed Oncology Surgeon & Radiation Oncologist Dr. Reputed chemotherapies they removed total left side Jaws (Up & down) I got radiation treatment and also Chemotherapy, and still suffering with radiation effect, my radiation therapy completed in july 2015. But still saliva secretion is not happening unable to eat chilli mixed curries my mouth is becoming dry, as secretion of saliva is not happening at one side. How long shall this effect will be there in my life. Aside I am not able to open my total mouth and take food properly. Kindly suggest me if any possibilities of fast cure of this problem Sir.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Brush your teeth after each meal and at bedtime with a soft-bristle toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. Soak the brush in warm water to make the bristles even softer.Floss gently once a day.Rinse your mouth four to six times a day, especially after meals, with salt and baking soda. Try a solution of half a teaspoon of salt and half a teaspoon of baking soda in one cup of warm water.When radiation therapy starts, use fluoride rinses and gels. These are an important part of caring for the health of your mouth during cancer treatment.Drink sips of water throughout the day, and use artificial saliva to moisten the mouth.Avoid mouthwashes and other dental products that contain alcohol. Products designed for people with dry mouth are available without a prescription.Use a cool mist humidifier, especially at night.
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I had my wisdom tooth removed 7 days back .the pain since has gone worse .went up for a follow up but have no infection .then why is it not healing .having kiterol dt thrice a day.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I had my wisdom tooth removed 7 days back .the pain since has gone worse .went up for a follow up but have no infecti...
Apply mucopain and hexigel ointments twice daily in equal proportions, mix and apply on the extracted place thrice daily for 5-6 days, do warm salt rinses.
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Plzz tell me how to get rid of mouth ulcers as fast as possible as it is aching too much.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Plzz tell me how to get rid of mouth ulcers as fast as possible
as it is aching too much.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals & hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer until then. You may consult me in person too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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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