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Dr. Amit Mapuskar

Dentist, Pune

Dr. Amit Mapuskar Dentist, Pune
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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. Amit Mapuskar is an experienced Dentist in central Panchgani, Pune. You can consult Dr. Amit Mapuskar at Synergy Dental Clinic in central Panchgani, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Amit Mapuskar on Lybrate.com.

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I got braces 4 days ago. N I got metal bands also. Due to metal band I m unable eat. Chewing is not possible. I consulted my orthodonist she said she cant do anything. What shall I do. Is metal bands are necessary. Please give your valuable suggestion

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Do not worry continue with this it will take some time now a days clear aligner(no braces)treatment is available
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Toothbrush Vs. Electric Toothbrush - What's a Better Pick?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Toothbrush Vs. Electric Toothbrush - What's a Better Pick?

Manual Toothbrush vs. Electric Toothbrush

In a world where every little thing is being automated, why must the activity of brushing your teeth be left behind? Well unless scientists come up with a technique that entirely renders brushing your teeth unnecessary, the only thing we can rely on as of today is easing the activity. And that has been done by bringing in the electronic toothbrushes in the market.

The manual toothbrush was invented in the 1930s. Several upgrades and updates were added to the toothbrush, and in the 1990s, the electronic toothbrush was introduced. Is it better than the manual toothbrush, or is the vintage route more beneficial, let's take a look:

  • Cost: Electronic toothbrushes cost significantly more than manual toothbrushes. A manual toothbrush could cost on an average Rs. 30-Rs.40, whereas an electronic toothbrush costs close to Rs.400-Rs.500.
  • Features: Unless you have a set timer in front of you, the time you take to brush your teeth manually solely depends on you. Electronic toothbrushes come with a built in timer which you can set at 2 minutes or more (2 minutes being the appropriate time considered for effective cleaning of teeth). This built-in timer saves you from relying on your guesswork and effectively helps you clean your teeth according to the recommended timings.
  • Convenience: Manual toothbrushes are convenient to carry while traveling. They have negligible weight and can fit into any travel pouch easily. Electronic toothbrushes, on the other hand, are heavy in weight and need a battery charger to be carried along, which makes them a pain to carry around.
  • Effort: Electronic toothbrushes significantly reduce your effort put into the activity. All you need to do is tilt your toothbrush to a 45-degree angle, and let the toothbrush do all the work. Whereas, manual toothbrushes, require you to carefully use proper brushing techniques to get the best results and thus require more effort.
  • Options: Manual toothbrushes come with a huge variety of bristles, heads, colors etc. For sensitive gums, one can pick a toothbrush with soft bristles; for kids, one can pick a toothbrush with a smaller head to fit into their mouths. Electronic toothbrushes, as of today do not come in a variety of sizes or bristle types. Thus, the choice and utility are restricted.


And the most important factor-

Oral health maintenance: Electronic toothbrushes are known to give better results in comparison to manual toothbrushes when it comes to removing plaque and gingivitis. Also in the case of children when you cannot ensure whether they are brushing their teeth properly, electronic toothbrushes come to the rescue.

Though electronic toothbrushes give better results with lesser effort, manual toothbrushes have their own conveniences, too.

'Consult'.

Related Tip: Is it More Important to Brush Your Teeth in the Night Than in the Morning?

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Sir I am a 30 year old man and I smoke 8 to 10 cigarette daily. Now a days I find fibrosis in mouth. What medicine I should take? Please sir give best suggestions.

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir I am a 30 year old man and I smoke 8 to 10 cigarette daily. Now a days I find fibrosis in mouth. What medicine I ...
Please reduce and eventually stop smoking. It can cause oral and lung cancer and is life threatening. For fibrosis or smf please do consult a dentist asap. Medications can be given only after examination. Thanks.
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There is a wisdom tooth growing towards the end in the right side of my mouth, and I think because of which I am getting a swollen bump in that area of mouth, with little white patch, and a teeth shaped cut (very small)

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
There is a wisdom tooth growing towards the end in the right side of my mouth, and I think because of which I am gett...
Get your wisdom tooth removed if the problem persists and recurs frequently but if it is the first time you r facing with this problem then dental cleaning and antibiotics course can b helpful.
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I am a 3rd year dentistry student under ortho treatment. I had my braces on 9th April 2016 for correction of edge to edge malocclusion. All my teeth are in good alignment. I wanted to know if the acid-etching technique will have negative impact on my tooth surface. Also I am experiencing unbearable pain same as during the eruption of third molar. I have all 32 teeth and mine is a non extraction case. How much time will it take approximately to get my braces off? Will taking Calton help in case of pain?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 3rd year dentistry student under ortho treatment. I had my braces on 9th April 2016 for correction of edge to ...
Take medications that are prescribed for you regularly. Medications differ for each patients. Braces treatment takes a duration of atmost 2years. The process of acid etching the enamel of your teeth will not affect them in any adverse way. The etching prcesss affects only a microscopically thin surface layer of the enamel, and the pores created by the etching are filled in with resin. The tooth might actually be less sensitive with a resin button on it because the plastic of the button can" insulate" the enamel from various stimuli. If you have teeth that decay easily be sure to have a thorough check up before getting braces so you aren't surprised partway through your treatment with a cavity that must be restored.
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My gums were swelled by the inner most teeth. I feel unbearable pain during this time. What should I do.

BDS, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA)
Dentist, Gurgaon
My gums were swelled by the inner most teeth. I feel unbearable pain during this time. What should I do.
With the symptoms you are saying see a dentist. Tooth seems infected. Will require treatment.In the mean while can have medicin to give you relief from pain which ever suits you like combiflame.
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Hi I am 25 I am having gum bleeding from past few weeks And now the Gum's size are reducing too. Little pain in gums. I chang3d my toothpaste to sensodine total repair. And I do brush regularly twice a day. I am scared now still no effect. Help me what to do? Thanks in advance.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Hi
I am 25
I am having gum bleeding from past few weeks
And now the Gum's size are reducing too.
Little pain in gums....
Gum bleeding is a sign of pyrohheoa which cannot be controlled with any kind of toothpaste. Please visit your nearest dentist for proper diagnosis and treatment .It can be controlled by teeth cleaning polishing and after that maintaining it with proper oral hygiene.
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Believe dental implants are often more economical than bridges. They are more conservative, have a high success rate, preserve bone and don't decay. In my experience, patients choose bridges over, but only because of higher up front cost. Implants are not only the standard of care, but a better value as well.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Believe dental implants are often more economical than
bridges. They are more conservative, have a high success
rate,...
Hi ashok, I am surprised to read from a patient. You are correct, but unfortunately patients still do not go in for implants readily. Regards, Dr. Gaurav shah
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I am jst 15 years old but my teeth r yellowish I wanna use natural remedies for it Could you please suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am jst 15 years old but my teeth r yellowish
I wanna use natural remedies for it Could you please suggest me.
For cleaner and whiter teeth, the first and most important thing is that you teeth should be clean, and free from plaque (accumulated food debris) and stains. For that, you must get professional scaling/cleaning done from a dentist. Once the teeth are clean, you can head for bleaching which will improve the shade of your teeth remarkably. You can consult me privately on Lybrate for further details.
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MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Brush at least twice a day. The best time to brush teeth is after meals. Choose a toothbrush with a small head for better access to back teeth. Soft bristles are kinder on your gums.

Use fluoridated toothpaste. Fluoride helps to harden tooth enamel and reduces your risk of decay.

Brush thoroughly. Tooth brushing should take between two and three minutes.

thanks

Hi, I'm 21 and facing a lot of ulcer problems. On my tongue as well as mouth. I know they are anxiety related and also stomach constipation problems. What can i do to remove them from the root? These ulcers tend to become very big and stay for two to three weeks. They are painful.

MDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi, u are possibly suffering from Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis (RAS) which can b reduced in its severity and duration with ur proper case history n clinical examination with complete follow up. Pls consult oral medicine specialist for getting long term relief. Thanks n healing regards.
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Is babies open mouth always an indication of hunger or it just likes to be on the breast always. We are bit sceptical on whether we are feeding her sufficiently?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Is babies open mouth always an indication of hunger or it just likes to be on the breast always. We are bit sceptical...
If child is unable to breath with closed mouth will also have open mouth what's the birth wt n now of the child , any allergies, u may send a pic of the child n any other relevant details
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I have a problem of" Gums bleeding" please tell me what to do to resolve this problem. Suggest me some medicines and toothpaste to stop gums bleeding.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a problem of" Gums bleeding" please tell me what to do to resolve this problem. Suggest me some medicines and ...
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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My mother age 75, suffering from sudden acute pain in left jaw to head.(like electric shock) whenever she chewing or drinking of eating any stuff. It is now unbearable for her. Kindly help immediately.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment or extraction. Advance procedures are done with lasers too. 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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My front upper 2 teeth are bigger than others and one tooth broken at lower edge corner its not good looking am 23 years old. plz suggest me to smile GOOD

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Two options possible either go for smile designing or veneering otherwise go for orthodontic treatment.
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Dear Doctor I am 39 year old my teeth are turning yellowish day by day besides doing daily brush in the morning and evening. Please suggest me treatment for the problem. Regards.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dear Doctor

I am 39 year old my teeth are turning yellowish day by day besides doing daily brush in the morning and ...
Hi, you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening.
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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Do you feel pain when you eat cold foods or liquids? If yes, your pain may be from a cavity. Time to make an appointment to see your dentist!
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I had a dental problem I am suffering long enough with the same problem when should I different your types.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I had a dental problem I am suffering long enough with the same problem when should I different your types.
Root canal treatment is needed when the blood or nerve supply of the tooth (called the ‘pulp') is infected through decay or injury. You may not feel any pain in the early stages of the infection. In some cases your tooth could darken in colour, which may mean that the nerve of the tooth has died (or is dying). This would need root canal treatment.
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I have rct of my tooth 4 year ago. But now mild pain start in that tooth. Not continuously but when I chew something. I consult doc. He said that your rct is not done properly. So he advice me re RCT. What should I do. please guide me.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have rct of my tooth 4 year ago. But now mild pain start in that tooth. Not continuously but when I chew something....
Hello lybrate-user, your case appears to be that of a failed root canal treatment (rct). Ideally, in an rct-treated tooth, there is no vital tissue or nerve that can cause pain. However, in your case, it seems as if the procedure was not done properly. Taking pain killers will only provide transient relief. Most likely, you will be required to undergo a re-rct to get permanent riddance from this problem. Before initiating the re-rct, however, you will be required to take a 3-day course of medication.
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Hello Doctor, My middle upper two teeth are so yellow like two brown/yellow dots on them how I remove it & white my teeth this problem I am facing 3-4 years before. Pls recommend me any medicine name who remove these as fast as possible Thank You And sorry for my bad english.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Hello Doctor,
My middle upper two teeth are so yellow like two brown/yellow dots on them how I remove it & white my t...
Hello. Those are stains. You should visit a dentist and get your Scaling and polishing done. It will remove those stains. Kindely maintain good oral hygiene by brushing two times a day. And rinsing mouth after every meal.
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