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Dr. Ajit Kalia

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics

Dentist, Pune

18 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Ajit Kalia is a popular Dentist in Tilak Road, Pune. He has had many happy patients in his 18 years of journey as a Dentist. He is a MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics . You can meet Dr. Ajit Kalia personally at Ratan Orthodontic Centre in Tilak Road, Pune. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ajit Kalia and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Education
MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), Chennai, - 2000
Languages spoken
English
Hindi
Professional Memberships
Indian Orthodontic Society
Dental Council of India
Indian Board of Orthodontics

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Ratan Orthodontic Centre

Sant Tukaram Vyapar Sankul, Gala No. D-2, Tilak Road, Nigdi. Landmark:Near Sourya Hotel & Rupee Bank, PunePune Get Directions
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I have teeth problem in my meals and my gums are bleeding while brushing. Please advise.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
I have teeth problem in my meals and my gums are bleeding while brushing. Please advise.
You need to go for a scaling treatment first. It will stop gums bleeding. Then you can tell your dentist about your teeth problem.
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Sir, Mera ek teeth adha tut gaya h or samne ke teeth bahar nikl rahe h to kya taar badwana chahiye ya kuch or karna chahiye.

BDS, MDS - Periodontics, Ph.D.
Dentist, Pune
Sir, Mera ek teeth adha tut gaya h or samne ke teeth bahar nikl rahe h to kya taar badwana chahiye ya kuch or karna c...
Tuthe hue dant ka root canal hoga, agar jarurat nahi hai to uspe cap chadegi. Baki jo dant bahar aa rahe hai, uska reason pata laga ke. Usko treat karna hoga. Aur zarurat rahi to orthodontic braces (taar) lagwana chaiyye.
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BDS, MDS, MBA (Healthcare), FAM
Dentist, Hyderabad
Why a Dentist takes an X Ray!
2 people found this helpful

One teeth has a cavity and I suffer a chronic pain. How I get rid from this pain?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
One teeth has a cavity and I suffer a chronic pain. How I get rid from this pain?
Kindly get an X-ray done of the tooth having pain. May be that you have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown/cap. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Post graduate certificate course of implantogy, BDS
Dentist,
Diabetes and Oral Health

During the past 10 years, much research has been undertaken on the link between diabetes and periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is the sixth leading complication of diabetes. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you are 3 to 4 times more likely to develop periodontal disease, with a higher rate of more severe levels of bone loss and gum infection.1

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes is a serious disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone needed to convert sugar, starches, and other foods into energy. Normally, insulin helps get sugar from the blood to the body's cells, where it is used for energy. When you have diabetes, your body has trouble making and/or using insulin, so your body does not get the fuel it needs and your blood sugar stays too high. High blood sugar sets off processes that can lead to complications, such as heart, kidney, and eye disease, or other serious problems.2,3

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you are 3 to 4 times more likely to develop periodontal disease.

Are There Different Types of Diabetes? It is estimated that more than 20 million adults and children in the United States have some form of diabetes?14 million having been diagnosed with the disease and 6 million being unaware they have it. There are different types of the disease: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes, as well as prediabetes. Most Americans (around 90%) who are diagnosed with diabetes have type 2 diabetes.2,3

What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a bacterial infection of the gums, ligaments, and bone that support your teeth and hold them in the jaw. If left untreated, you may experience tooth loss. The main cause of periodontal disease is bacterial plaque, a sticky, colorless microbial film that constantly forms on your teeth. Toxins (or poisons) produced by the bacteria in plaque irritate the gums, causing infection.4

Diabetes Control and Periodontal Treatment

Periodontal disease may make it more difficult for you to control your blood sugar. Your body's reaction to periodontal disease can increase your blood sugar level. Consequently, it is important for patients with diabetes to treat and eliminate periodontal infection for optimal diabetes control. Periodontal treatment combined with antibiotics has been shown to improve blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes, suggesting that treating periodontal disease could decrease insulin requirements.1

What Are the Warning Signs?

DIABETES

Constant hunger or thirstFrequent urinationBlurred visionConstant fatigueWeight loss without tryingPoor wound healing (cuts or bruises that are slow to heal)Dry mouthItchy, dry skinTingling or numbness in the hands or feetMost people with diabetes do not notice any warning signs
PERIODONTAL DISEASE 
Red and swollen gums that bleed often during brushing or flossing and are tender to the touchGums that have pulled away from the teeth, exposing the rootsMilky white or yellowish plaque deposits, which are usually heaviest between the teethPus between the teeth and gums accompanied by tenderness or swelling in the gum areaA consistent foul, offensive odor from the mouth

IMPORTANT: Physicians and Dentists Need to Work Together

It is important that your dentist be kept up-to-date on your diabetic condition and treatment and that your physician be kept up-to-date on your oral condition and treatment, so that they can work together to help you control your diabetes and prevent or control periodontal disease.1

Keep your dentist up-to-date on your diabetic condition and your physician up-to-date on your oral condition.

If your diabetic condition is well controlled, periodontal treatment would be the same for you as for a patient without diabetes. In early stages, treatment usually involves removing the plaque and calculus from the pockets around your teeth. If the periodontal disease is more severe or if your diabetes is not well controlled, treatment will be more specialized and tailored toward your specific condition. Your dentist may recommend more frequent oral prophylaxes (dental cleanings) involving scaling and root planing or may recommend periodontal surgery.1

Diabetes and Your Mouth

Periodontal disease is not the only problem that can occur if you have diabetes. Although you might not be able to prevent these problems, you can minimize the trouble they cause you5:

Dry mouth: Xerostomia occurs when your salivary glands don't produce sufficient saliva to keep your mouth moist, causing tissues in your mouth to become inflamed and sore. It can make chewing, tasting, and swallowing more difficult, as well as cause difficulty in eating, making it more difficult to control blood sugar.Fungal infection: Candida albicans is a fungus that normally lives inside the mouth without causing any problems. But when you have diabetes, deficient saliva in your mouth and extra sugar in your saliva allow the fungus to cause an infection called candidiasis (thrush), which appears as sore white or red areas in your mouth.Burning mouth syndrome: If you feel severe burning and pain in your mouth even though you don't see any problems causing it, you may have this syndrome.Oral surgery complications:If you need oral surgery, diabetes? particularly if poorly controlled?can complicate oral surgery. Diabetes retards healing and increases risk of infection. Your blood sugar levels also may be harder to control after oral surgery. Your dentist should work closely with your physician to minimize possible complications. If you need oral surgery, the American Diabetes Association recommends that you: 
Remind your dentist that you have diabetes and discuss any specific diabetes-related issues.Eat before your dental visit so your blood sugar is within normal range.Take your usual medications. Your dentist should consult with your physician about whether you can adjust your diabetes medications or take an antibiotic to prevent infection before surgery.Plan for your eating needs after surgery. If you're having dental work that may leave your mouth sore, plan to eat soft or liquid foods that will allow you to eat without pain.Wait until your blood sugar is under control. It's best to have surgery when your blood sugar levels are within your goal range. If your dental needs are urgent and your blood sugar is poorly controlled, talk to your dentist and physician about receiving dental treatments in a hospital.


Dental Plaque

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Dental Plaque

Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities as the bacteria in dental plaque changes them into acids.

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I think I have power coz I mu teeth remains yellow and darker from inside after regular brushing And bed smell while breathing and talking please tell me solution for this.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
I think I have power coz I mu teeth remains yellow and darker from inside after regular brushing And bed smell while ...
Dear Lybrate user, Please visit your dentist and get scaling and polishing done. Brush twice regularly and use a chlorhexidine mouthwash.
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Dental Care

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Dental Care

Eating a piece of cheese after a meal helps in pulling away some of the plaque and leftover tiny food particles from meals. And since it contains calcium, it adds to the health of teeth and bones as well.

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I could sense little blood from my tooth when I sleep. Its not regular but I noticed today also when I brush. What does that mean. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
I could sense little blood from my tooth when I sleep. Its not regular but I noticed today also when I brush. What do...
Dear Lybrate user As you have indicated that you are suffering from asthma and uses inhaler, this very condition can be the reason for your oral condition. Asthma patients have a tendency to have dry mouth because of abnormal breathing. Also inhalers can induce some gum problems. However you can try to hydrate yourself after every inhalation. This along with good oral hygiene can help you with the bleeding gums. Please visit your dentist to learn more about gum disease and asthma. This will help you reduce the occurrence and manage your gums condition effectively.
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