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Dr. Megha Page

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Dentist, Pune

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Dr. Megha Page is a trusted Dentist in Erandwane, Pune. She studied and completed BDS . You can meet Dr. Megha Page personally at Dr. Megha Page@Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Erandwane, Pune. Book an appointment online with Dr. Megha Page and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I have a severe toothache and a cavity, it pains alot and it is mostly nocturnal, what do I do? Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have a severe toothache and a cavity, it pains alot and it is mostly nocturnal, what do I do? Please help.
Probably you have to go for root canal of particular teeth. Untill you can use painkiller. Go for rct asap. After that go for capping.
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I am 40 years old Right now I am suffering from tooth pain. I take tablet of zerodol sp, but no use. I am not able to sleep. What to do, please Help me.

M.Sc - Medical Bio-chemistry, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 40 years old
Right now I am suffering from tooth pain.
I take tablet of zerodol sp, but no use. I am not able to...
Medicines are just for symptomatic relief. When there is severe inflammation of pulp or abcess is there, painkillers may not work in that condition. Surgical drainage of pus and procedure according to prognosis after clinical evaluation and radiographic diagnosis is essential. So visit a nearby dental surgeon and get complete treatment for it. Then only medicines will work as they are just supportive in removing dental infection with dental treatment procedures.
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Helo sir I am sanjay I am 20 yrs old man n I have suffering from cavity problem so what should I do.

DNB, MDS Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Tooth cavity or decay needs a filling or rct. Consult a dentist get the problem diagnosed and proceed with the treatment.
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A dog bite on my foot and his tooth mark get stuck ed it was a pet do what should I do to get safe.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
A dog bite on my foot and his tooth mark get stuck ed it was a pet do what should I do to get safe.
Get an anti rabies injection first then only you will be safe. You should not take any chances with dog bite. Dog are dog whether pet or stray dogs so get injection asap.
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I have a cavity. Some doctors say that I need to take rootcanel treatment. But it do not pain. Once the tooth was filled with cement and not tooth lost the cement. Please suggest the treatment and kind of food to avoid. Will eating tamarind leads increase in cavity.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have a cavity. Some doctors say that I need to take rootcanel treatment. But it do not pain. Once the tooth was fil...
it looks like u got deep cavity thats y dentist has suggested root canal treatment...you can go for it..and if required u have to go for cap also...
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BDS
Dentist,
Destructive calculus:

Calculus build-up before and after dental scaling. The sticky film of bacteria that can be found on your teeth near the gum line is called plaque. This plaque can cause swelling or inflammation of the gums, otherwise known as gingivitis. If the plaque is not disrupted or removed properly by brushing, then this sticky film containing bacteria hardens and becomes tartar or calculus. If calculus is not cleaned by your dentist, this bacteria produces harmful substances that can start to damage the bone that supports the teeth, causing periodontal disease. The best way to prevent gingivitis and more serious forms of periodontal disease is to brush twice a day, to floss once a day, and to visit your dentist regularly for cleanings.

My tongue is become tasteless and I am feeling hungry but not in a mood to eat what shall I do.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
If you suffer from fever or have stomoch upset it's a sequale which will settle soon drink plenty of water.
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Dear sir, recently I visited one dental surgeon for toothache/cavity. He made some root canalling treatment on the affected teeth. Is it mandatory to cover the teeth with a silver/metallic crown? please answer.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
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recently I visited one dental surgeon for toothache/cavity. He made some root canalling treatment on the af...
Its need to cover the rct done tooth with cap. Whether you take silver or metallic crown that's your choice.
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How can I clean my teeth and clean our yellowness which is on teeth. And how can I clean teeth ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How can I clean my teeth and clean our yellowness which is on teeth. And how can I clean teeth ?
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. 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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Hello sir, I am 22 years old. I have yellow teeth. I used all colgate tooth paste. But still I have yellow teeth. What can I do?

BDS
Dentist, Aurangabad
Hello sir, I am 22 years old. I have yellow teeth. I used all colgate tooth paste. But still I have yellow teeth. Wha...
Visit to a dentist, get scaling and polishing done this might help or if want them more whiter then you can even go for bleaching.
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In my left side the last teeth is paining so much new polar teeth is coming I can not eat anything the muscle are paining any home remedies to get rid of it.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
In my left side the last teeth is paining so much new polar teeth is coming I can not eat anything the muscle are pai...
Do warm saline rinses (one glass slightly warm water put half spoon salt) and do rinses 3-4 times a day get check up at dental clinic may be need to start antibiotics.
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Dental Health

BDS, MDS Oral Medicine, Diagnosis & Maxillofacial Radiology
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Dental Health

Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food. Using them for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can result in chipped or broken teeth.

Why Dental Cleaning and Polishing???

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Why Dental Cleaning and Polishing???

What are dental cleanings (scale and polish) and why have them?

Dental cleanings involve removing plaque (soft, sticky, bacteria infested film) and tartar (calculus) deposits that have built up on the teeth over time. Your teeth are continually bathed in saliva which contains calcium and other substances which help strengthen and protect the teeth. While this is a good thing, it also means that we tend to get a build-up of calcium deposits on the teeth. This chalky substance will eventually build up over time, like limescale in a pipe or kettle. Usually, it is tooth coloured and can easily be mistaken as part of the teeth, but it also can vary from brown to black in colour.

If the scale or calculus (tartar, as dentists like to call it) is allowed to accumulate on the teeth it will, unfortunately, provide the right conditions for bacteria to thrive next to the gums. The purpose of the cleaning and polishing is basically to leave the surfaces of the teeth clean and smooth so that bacteria are unable to stick to them and you have a better chance of keeping the teeth clean during your regular home care.Also it leaves your teeth feeling lovely and smooth and clean, which is nice when you run your tongue around them. Actually, come to think of it, there's nothing worse than someone you fancy running their tongue around your teeth and finding a piece of spinach or something! Still, if they're hungry

The professional cleaning of teeth is sometimes referred to as prophylaxis (orprophy for short). It's a Greek word which means 'to prevent beforehand' - in this case, it helps prevent gum disease.

How are dental cleanings done?

The dental hygienist or dentist uses specialized instruments to gently remove these deposits without harming the teeth. The instruments which may be used during your cleaning, and what they feel like, are described below.

Ultrasonic instrument

Commonly used first is an ultrasonic instrument which uses tickling vibrations to knock larger pieces of tartar loose. It also sprays a cooling mist of water while it works to wash away debris and keep the area at a proper temperature. The device typically emits a humming or high pitched whistling sound. This may seem louder than it actually is because the sound may get amplified inside your head, just like when you put an electric toothbrush into your mouth.

The ultrasonic instrument tips are curved and rounded and are always kept in motion around the teeth. They are by no means sharp since their purpose is to knock tartar loose and not to cut into the teeth. It is best to inform the operator if the sensations are too strong or ticklish so that they can adjust the setting appropriately on the device or modify the pressure applied.

With larger deposits that have hardened on, it can take some time to remove these, just like trying to remove baked-on grime on a stove that has been left over a long time. So your cleaning may take longer than future cleanings. Imagine not cleaning a house for six months versus cleaning it every week. The six-month job is going to take longer than doing smaller weekly jobs.

Fine hand tools

Once the larger pieces of tartar are gone, the dental worker will switch to finer hand tools (called scalers and curettes in dental-speak) to remove smaller deposits and smoothen the tooth surfaces. These tools are curved and shaped to match the curves of the teeth. They allow smaller tartar deposits to be removed bycarefully scraping them off with a gentle to moderate amount of pressure. Just like taking a scrubbing brush to a soiled pot, the dental worker has to get the areas clean and smooth.

Polishing

Once all the surfaces are smooth, the dental worker may polish your teeth. Polishing is done using a slow speed handpiece with a soft rubber cup that spins on the end. Prophylaxis (short for prophy) paste - a special gritty toothpaste-like material - is scooped up like ice cream into the cup and spun around on the teeth to make them shiny smooth.

Fluoride


Your dentist may also apply fluoride. This is the final, and my favorite part of the dental cleaning! Fluoride comes in many different flavours such as chocolate, mint, strawberry, cherry, watermelon, pina colada and can be mixed and matched just like ice cream at a parlour for a great taste sensation! Make no mistake though, this in-office fluoride treatment is meant for topical use only on the surfaces of the teeth and swallowing excessive amounts can give a person a tummy ache as it is not meant to be ingested.

Fluoride foam or gel is then placed into small, flexible foam trays and placed over the teeth for 30 seconds. Afterwards, the patient is directed to spit as much out as possible into a saliva ejector. The fluoride helps to strengthen the teeth since the acids from bacteria in dental tartar and plaque will have weakened the surfaces. It is best not to eat, drink or rinse for 30 minutes after the fluoride has been applied.

Is it going to be painful?

Most people find that cleanings are painless, and find the sensations described above - tickling vibrations, the cooling mist of water, and the feeling of pressure during 'scraping' - do not cause discomfort. A lot of people even report that they enjoy cleanings and the lovely smooth feel of their teeth afterwards! There may be odd zingy sensations, but many people don't mind as they only last a nanosecond.

Be sure to let your dentist/hygienist know if you find things are getting too uncomfortable for your liking. They can recommend various options to make the cleaning more enjoyable.

Painful cleaning experiences can be caused by a number of things: a rough dentist or hygienist, exposed dentine (not dangerous, but can make cleanings unpleasant), or sore gum tissues.

In case you may have had painful cleaning experiences in the past, switching to a gentle hygienist/dentist and perhaps a spot of nitrous oxide can often make all the difference. You could also choose to be numbed. If you find the scaling a bit uncomfortable because the gum tissues (rather than the teeth themselves) are sensitive, topical numbing gels can be used.

 

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My problem is teeth blood bleeding it is 1 year problem to me. Why it happens? What is the reason? How to control it?

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
My problem is teeth blood bleeding it is 1 year problem to me.
Why it happens?
What is the reason?
How to control it?
Thanks for your question. 1) bleeding gums for a prolonged time may be due to gum inflammation mainly gingivitis.(depending upon its grade and severity it may be of several types). 2) all we know that if our oral hygiene is poor it may cause infection in our gum and surrounding teeth. Bleeding gum is a infection of gingiva caused by various bacterial species depending upon its severity. 3) oral hygiene maintenance is the 1st line treatment followed by oral prophylaxis (scaling) and regular tooth brushing particularly at night. Use 0.12% chlorhexidine m/w regularly twice a day initially.
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My father is having a tongue and mouth ulceration, for past many year, many doctors have already been consulted, some had asked to consult dental doctor but still the problem persist. Kindly advise what treatment is required in this and why it happens?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My father is having a tongue and mouth ulceration, for past many year, many doctors have already been consulted, some...
Hello, give him merc sol 200 ch , 3 drops single dose. Acid nit 30 ch , 3 drops twice daily from the next day. Take care. Revert after 7 days.
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I am suffering from tooth decay my most of lower teeth left to right Conner except middle are decay. What should I do and how much it will cost?

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am suffering from tooth decay my most of lower teeth left to right Conner except middle are decay. What should I do...
You can go to any dentist. Decay will cost you filling or cap. It will cost you around 2000 per tooth. Cap will cost you more.
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How to clean the yellowness of teeth in Children and elders with out harm? please suggest me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How to clean the yellowness of teeth in Children and elders with out harm? please suggest me.
For elders, deep cleaning, polishing along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. The regularly through good oral hygiene practices. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need yellow bacterial film called “plaque” that occurs naturally in your mouth can build up if not removed filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. You may consult me in person. For Childrens, brush the teeth twice daily.
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Sir, I have wound in my mouth and tongue, what is the reason? Any vitamins problem This wound come monthly.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
these must be ulcers in mouth. start with multivitamin capsule. increase intake of fibrous food and drink plenty of water. keep your stomach fit. avoid spicy food.
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For how long a tooth brush should be used? Why is it important to change regularly?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
For how long a tooth brush should be used? Why is it important to change regularly?
You should use a tooth brush for about 3 months or so. It is important to change a brush as bristles get spoilt and will not be effectively clean the teeth surfaces.
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How to close a teeth gap without braces. I have a problem of my front upper two teeth. My friend suggest me a ortho flexband. It is possible to close the gap permanently. Pls help me. My smile is not looking good because the problem of teeth gap.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
How to close a teeth gap without braces. I have a problem of my front upper two teeth. My friend suggest me a ortho f...
Hello, as it is naturally by birth, it has to be corrected by surgical process only. No medicine can help you in this. This is very frank suggestion the dentist as well as I am saying you. Better not to get misguided by anyone who suggests you that it can be done by medicines. Take care. :)
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