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Dr. Madhura

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. Madhura is one of the best Dentists in Karve Road, Pune. You can consult Dr. Madhura at Smilex Speciality dental care in Karve Road, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Madhura on Lybrate.com.

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Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities

BDS
Dentist, Ulhasnagar
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities as the bacteria in dental plaque changes them into acids.
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Tips to Identify Safe and Sterile Dental Clinic Practices

MDS - Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Tips to Identify Safe and Sterile Dental Clinic Practices

The dental clinic is a place where you go to get rid of your dental infections. Remember that you are not the only one, and therefore it is also a sort of 'warehouse' for microorganisms that can cause infection. The organisms are invisible, and so there have to be some measures to ensure they are not being passed from one patient to another. Needless to say, dental health care practitioners are exposed to these all the time, and are at greater risk for contracting these infections.

Ways that infection can spread in a dental clinic:

  1. Inhalation of infective microbes from the air
  2. Direct contact with infected material like blood, saliva, and other patient materials
  3. Indirect contact of organisms through contaminated objects like instruments, equipment, or office surfaces like dental chairs
  4. Sneezing, coughing, talking leading to sputtering of infected material
  5. Contact of the infected hands to eyes, nose, or oral mucosa

There are some measures that a dental clinic should have in place to manage this risk. Whenever you step into a clinic, watch for these, and when in doubt, feel free to check with your dentist:

  • Evaluate the Office: A tidy, uncluttered office is an indication of an office space that is easy to sterilize. A carpeted office may look nice, but it is hard to sterilize it. Tabletops that do not have too many things on them is a good sign.
  • Sterilization of Instruments: Type 'B' vacuum autoclave is the preferred method of sterilizing dental instruments over Type 'N' non-vacuum autoclave. Steam sterilization requires direct contact between the saturated steam and every surface of the instrument. As this direct contact can be prevented by the presence of air in the chamber a vacuum must be present to remove the air and enable steam penetration. All pouched instruments, instruments with lumens or cavities (whether pouched or un-pouched) and porous loads (e.g. swabs or dressings) must be sterilized in a vacuum autoclave.An advantage of pouching all instruments is that they remain sterile for up to 6 months until you use them.
  • Gloves: When you are on the dental chair, check where the gloves are coming from. These should be disposable ones that are pulled out from a box. Using gloves that were used earlier, even for a simple examination, are a strict no-no. Another good practice that most dentists have is to clasp the hands together to avoid the gloves coming in contact with any other surface.
  • Patient Bibs / Drapes: Make sure the clinician places a tidy bib/drape before start of the procedure. A disposable bib/drape is always preferred and safer.
  • Syringes: Almost all the dental clinicians use a new sterile disposable syringe is always used for administering local anesthesia. Some clinicians use same irrigation syringes in many patients. Make sure the syringes used for irrigation or disinfecting the root canals or surgical sites are new or the same used for administering local anesthesia.
  • Antibiotics: For some dental procedures, there may be no need for an antibiotic but it is always good to confirm the same with the dentist.
  • Waste Disposal: Keep a watch on where and how the used syringes, cotton, and other materials are thrown out. This is another tip to identify safe practices.
  • A Frank Talk: It is not inappropriate to have a discussion with your dentist on how instruments are sterilized in the office and general practices followed to ensure a sterile environment. Be diplomatic, however, and do not sound accusing though!

Patients are entitled to receive services in safe, sterile environment. Thus, it is important to get your treatment in dental clinics where they follow "standard sterilization" procedures and strictly respect the "one instrument-to-one patient" rule and use disposable instruments when needed.These simple tips can help you identify sterile dental practices in the dental clinic. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.

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Sir I have problem in my teeths. Usually I do not eat sweets but when I ate than I feel a very strange feeling not pain but an unbearable feeling. Please tell me about it.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, that unbearable feeling in your teeth could be because of cavity in your teeth or sensitivity. You need to go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for your problem.
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I have spaces between my upper teeth. I contacted the doctor but they said as in am 40 years now so they are recommending invisalign which is too costly and not in my budget. Can I use braces at this age?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have spaces between my upper teeth. I contacted the doctor but they said as in am 40 years now so they are recommen...
Hello Lybrate user, yes braces are possible at your age too, im surprised why your doctor didn't gave you that option. Gaps can easily be closed by braces. Also there are other options like veneers and laminates for closing the gaps. Hope this helps.
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I have teeth which has stains in it. What ia the best way to make it clean & white.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have teeth which has stains in it. What ia the best way to make it clean & white.
Dear lybrate user, it's advisable to consult a dentist for proper treatment. Take homoeo medicine @ kresot 30-6 pills, thrice. @ calendula q-10 drops, with 1/2 cup of water, rins your mouth, thrice please, report, fortnightly.
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I'm a 23 year old male and I'm having pain in my gum since yesterday. While it may be wisdom tooth, should I consult a doctor?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
I'm a 23 year old male and I'm having pain in my gum since yesterday. While it may be wisdom tooth, should I consult ...
Hello. Sudden gum pain can be caused if something sharp had pricked on your gums. If not it can be due to pocket ie food lodgment in gums. You need scaling and local drug delivery to that particular gum region.
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Whats the best way to get rid of toothache, I mean home remedies. Does neem help in any manner?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Whats the best way to get rid of toothache, I mean home remedies. Does neem help in any manner?
Yes neem twigs are good to use keep your oral hygiene maintained brush twice a day and use listerine mouth wash. For tootache you have to consult dental surgeon, no choice.
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Doctor I done yesterday cleaning my teeth by dentist. They given prescription Dr. Reddys mouth wash and rexideve gel then also mouth smelling what to do. How we own understand our mouth smelling or not.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Doctor I done yesterday cleaning my teeth by dentist. They given prescription Dr. Reddys mouth wash and rexideve gel ...
You got the initial treatment done, but bad breath or halitosis can be due to many reasons, like, dietary habits, gastritis, gingival pockets or inflammation, upper respiratory tract infections and many more. Kindly visit to remove/treat the cause.
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I have taken treatment of root canel from dentist for a month ago, but there is still some bearable pain in my root canal teeth. Kindly advise me for better treatment ?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
I can help u only after examination and xray. If the rct is not done correct then re rct has to be done.
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