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Dr. Gregory Parera

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics

Dentist, Panaji

32 Years Experience
Dr. Gregory Parera BDS, MDS Prosthodontics Dentist, Panaji
32 Years Experience
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Dr. Gregory Parera is one of the best Dentists in Miramar, Panaji. She has helped numerous patients in her 32 years of experience as a Dentist. She is a qualified BDS, MDS Prosthodontics . She is currently associated with Miramar Dental Centre in Miramar, Panaji. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Gregory Parera on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Goa University - 1985
MDS Prosthodontics - Karnataka University - 1989
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I am 67 years old. My upper tooth in last have some gap. Doctor said if you fill this gap then pus will form. Please guide.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 67 years old. My upper tooth in last have some gap. Doctor said if you fill this gap then pus will form. Please ...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. 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 have gap between front two teeth. Can I do bonding? Will it be visible? Will it be permanent?

FDSRCS, MOrth RCS, MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Sonipat
I have gap between front two teeth. Can I do bonding? Will it be visible? Will it be permanent?
Treatment depends upon amount of gap. Ideal treatment is braces. Bonding can be done but some times it may not look very good, may increase size of teeth.
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Hello Dr, I am going through severe throat pain for past three months. All tests on throat swab, x-ray, tonsils, blood sugar cane out normal. Few doctors on consultation said that I might suffer with this because I'm worried about my younger brother who we lost three months before. But I could feel continuous pain in my throat, dryness in mouth, and frequent white patches near tonsil lobes. Please help me out on this issue.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Yes its find that tension can creats this of issue many times but i suggest continue with long term b complex and folic acid is good for you also use WET MOUTH.Mouth wash 3 times
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Root Canal and Its Benefits

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Root Canal and Its Benefits

When bacteria destroys the outer layer of your tooth (the enamel), cavities become inevitable. Cavities are usually treated with a simple filling procedure. But if the cavities manage to enter the interior of your tooth, they can cause extensive damage to the nerve tissues, which are encased by the pulp. This damage to the nerve tissues is termed as pulpitis an extremely painful condition.

The only way to prevent pulpitis is a root canal, which is a treatment to save and repair the badly infected tooth. During the procedure of a root canal, the pulp and nerve are removed and the interior of the tooth is sealed after it is cleaned thoroughly. Then to protect the hollowed space, a crown (a rigid cover which is stronger than the enamel) is implanted. Basically, root canal aims to preserve the tooth and not save it, since it is extremely infected and already dying. If the infection is not treated promptly, it can spread to the tissues around the tooth, causing you pain all over your head.

Root canal is minimally invasive and not at all painful. The pros of root canal include:

  1. Tooth extraction is not needed
  2. The tooth can remain intact
  3. There is no bone loss around the tooth

How about you think twice?
A root canal takes up a lot of your time, and expenses. Sometimes, you may wonder if you should get a second opinion before undergoing such a transformative surgery.

Before your doctor can diagnose, he/she will perform an X-ray of your mouth. If abscesses (these show up in X-rays as dark spots) are found, you may need a root canal procedure. Usually, people refrain from a root canal, and go for a second opinion, especially when the tooth is not really bothering them and if there is hardly any pain. It all depends on how far the infection has spread.

If the infection is shallow, a simple amalgam filling can treat your problem. But if the infection has penetrated deep into your tooth and damaged your nerves, you have no choice but to get a root canal done.

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Which toothpaste is good for regular use? For care dental problem. Stop create cavity.

Dentist, Gurgaon
Which toothpaste is good for regular use? For care dental problem. Stop create cavity.
cavity does not depends on goodness of tooth paste but one its use. any Toothpaste used two times a day along with a good quality tooth brush with correct technique can prevent cavity. you do not have to buy any special Toothpaste as now a days all of them contain good fluoride content. do not use tooth powder as they have thicker particles and can abrade your teeth. brush twice a day, specially at night after dinner, rinse your mouth after every meal, floss your teeth, drink lots of water, eat healthy, change your tooth brush every 2-3 months, and visit a dentist every 6 months for regular dental check up.
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MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Jammu
Well, most of us eat or munch on some food or the other throughout the day. So, if you go to bed without brushing at night, a lot of small food particles remain stuck in between your teeth and these may cause cavities. Here is an interesting fact - the bacteria in your mouth never sleep, not even a wink. In fact, they become more active when the levels of saliva, the natural protector in your mouth, become low.

Only morning brushing means your mouth would have double the amount of bacteria at night (while sleeping). These bacteria remain in the mouth long enough to act on our teeth which will eventually lead to cavities. The cavities in turn will lead to pain and discomfort, along with decay in the tooth.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Bacterias in oral cavity can affect your body.
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Very bad smell is coming from my mouth so how can I stop it please give me some treatment ideas to to prevent it.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Bangalore
Very bad smell is coming from my mouth so how can I stop it please  give me some treatment ideas to to prevent it.
You probably require a scaling done. Deposits and plaque in the mouth can cause bad breath. Brush twice daily, floss, use non alcohol containing mouth wash. Clean your tongues upper and side surfaces daily. Some medications can cause saliva output to decrease and worsen bad breath. And obviously some foods too like onion and garlic!
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Being a sikh, I tie my beard with a thread but it has lead to my jawline becoming out of shape.My lower jaw is forcing the upper jaw and teeth are now protruding and lower jaw is getting squeezed. Can this be rectified ? What is the cost involved?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Don't tie the thread too tight ,this can create further problems in coming time keep your jaw comfortably closed and tie your beard accordingly ,consult orthodontist for correction of protruded teeth.
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I have yellow teeth. I brush 2times a day by colgate but couldn't see any difference what shall I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have yellow teeth. I brush 2times a day by colgate but couldn't see any difference
what shall I do?
You need bleaching and poloishing. And after that, maintain it by brushing twice daily and rinse your mouth after each meal. Floss your tooth to prevent food impaction. Avoid food that cause stains like excess of tea and coffee, chocolates, tobacco products, pan, gutka, alcohol and smoking.
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Cigarette Smoking - How it Affects Your Teeth

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Cigarette Smoking -  How it Affects Your Teeth

‘Smoking is injurious to health’, is a caption that is flashed on all cigarette packets. However, what is not told about is their adverse effects on the mouth.  The mouth with the lips, teeth, and gums are not just the first points of contact for a cigarette but also one of the majorly affected parts.

Listed below are how smoking affects the teeth and the mouth at large.

  1. Bad breath (halitosis)

  2. Tooth discoloration (brown to black spotting)

  3. Tobacco deposits on the teeth leading to irritation of the gums

  4. Increased formation of plaque and tartar on the teeth, leading to significant gum disease

  5. Gum disease leads to tooth loss

  6. Increased jaw bone loss

  7. Lower success rate of dental implant procedures

  8. Delayed healing after any oral procedure including extraction, periodontal treatment, or oral surgery

  9. Increased risk of leukoplakia, white patches inside the mouth, which is a precursor to oral cancer

  10. Increased risk of developing oral cancer

  11. Reduces blood flow to the gums, thereby affecting healing

The tiny tobacco deposits sit on the tooth surface and with time, produce brownish stains. These are a constant source of irritation for the gums, causing gum disease. Unlike the regular plaque caused by food, this is much harder and more abrasive on the gums. This leads to damage of the periodontal tissue, which are connecting fibers between the teeth and the gums.  This leads to gradual tooth mobility and eventually loss.

Correlation:  If you are a smoker,

  1. You are at risk for gum disease twice compared to a nonsmoker.

  2. More cigarettes you smoke, greater the risk for gum disease.

  3. More number of years you smoke, greater the risk for gum disease.

  4. Poor response to regular treatment for gum disease.

Management:  The gum disease can eventually lead to tooth loss.  Therefore, the gums need to be protected at all cost to maintain oral health.  Some things to do are listed below, starting from the seemingly innocuous to the severe infections.

  1. Regular cleanings at your dentist's office once in 6 months

  2. Daily brushing and flossing to manage early gum disease

  3. Deep cleaning below the gum line and prescription mouth rinses if there is already existing gum inflammation

  4. Surgery to remove deeply seated plaque and tartar.

  5. Surgery with bone graft to replace the bone lost to periodontitis.

  6. Most important of all, quitting smoking.  This will produce remarkable benefits when the above are followed.

However, if the above are done with continued smoking, the effects will not last long.

Cigarette smoking is one habit, which has way too many effects on way too many working’s of the body and therefore kicking the habit is the best way to manage, not just your teeth, but your overall health.

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I am experiencing ulcer in my mouth since last 8 days. I am not able to eat anything. It is very painful. I have applied gel also but it does not help. Pls suggest me something so that it heals quickly as soon as possible.

BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am experiencing ulcer in my mouth since last 8 days. I am not able to eat anything. It is very painful. I have appl...
Hello, Having iron and folic acid rich foods will help you..Like you can eat spinach,brussel sprouts,lentils,avocado in the diet. Gargling mouth with potassium permanganate granules also helps. Avoid spices and condiments and take some probiotics like yogurts.
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Sir me deasese are teeth blood are reduced and gum are bery poor so I say give me suggestion please.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir me deasese are teeth blood are reduced and gum are bery poor so I say give me suggestion please.
Lybrate-user you need to visit your dentist at the earliest and get your teeth cleaned. Once your oral health is restored you should maintain the same with proper brushing twice a day and rinse after any meal. Regular checkup with your dentist is also advised.
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My self raj nathan my age 23 I have pblm yellow teeth means water florosies I dnt no water florosies please any suggestion sir. Mam plz.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My self raj nathan  my age 23 I have pblm yellow teeth means water florosies I dnt no water florosies please any sugg...
If you have fluorosis then scaling and bleaching would not give satisfactory results. Go for laminates and veeners. Consult a dentist and get it done.
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Sir, mai 33 years ka hun, mere right side ka last teeth 50% lost ho chuka hai or us k saath chik mai ek Ulcer (Ghat) ban gai hai, or mai us teeth ko nikalva liya hai koi dar ki baat nahi hai na, ya kuch test kervav, Teeth ek dental sergon se nikalvaya hai 28/04/2016 ko, sir koi dar ki baat to nahi hai na.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Sir, mai 33 years ka hun, mere right side ka last teeth 50% lost ho chuka hai or us k saath chik mai ek Ulcer (Ghat) ...
Ulceration in your case could b due to sharp edges of your broken teeth rubbing against your cheeks. Ulcers generally take upto 2 wks to heal. Since you hv got your broken tooth removed, wait till 2 wks to see if your ulcers heal. If it doesn't you need to visit dentist for its elvaluation who'll recommend further tests. Untill then use dentogel oral ointment on the ulcer thrice daily n use bethadine mouthwash, start on multivitamin tabs too. Take care.
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My upper front teeth are slightly smaller in size and with spacing between them. How can they be corrected?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
There are many ways to correct this. The spaces can be closed with braces or aligners, but those treatments will not help the size or shape if your teeth. Hence, if you opt for those, you will have to follow the correction up with procedures like Bonding or Indirect Veneers. Or you could straight away plan to go in for Smile Designing or Smile Makeover where we bring about a number if these corrections using Bonding, Veneers and Metal-free crowns. Such Smile Designing procedures will bring about transformational changes in your smile in a matter if few days or sometimes even a few hours.
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I suffer blooding very often from my teeth and constant swallowing. I need to know what should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I suffer blooding very often from my teeth and constant swallowing. I need to know what should I do?
Get scaling done. Brush your teeth twice a day. Use mouthwash twice a day. Use dental floss twice a day. Tell me after 7 days.
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I am getting my wisdom tooth coming out in my upper right corner in opposite direction towords cheek touching the skin getting pain in skin, please suggest.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
You did not mention your age! go for extraction of the offending tooth or to some extent it can be reduced by trimming it.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Accidentally knocked out tooth can sometimes be replanted, if due care of the tooth is taken and you report to your dentist at the earliest.
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