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Dr. Minal Desai

Dentist, Pune

Dr. Minal Desai Dentist, Pune
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Minal Desai is a trusted Dentist in Wakad, Pune. You can consult Dr. Minal Desai at Ashtvinayak Dental Clinic in Wakad, Pune. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Minal Desai on Lybrate.com.

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I'm working. I have been getting bad smell from mouth. please suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I'm working. I have been getting bad smell from mouth. please suggest.
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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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What is use of metrogyl ds gel in piria?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
What is use of metrogyl ds gel in piria?
You need to go for deep scaling and root planning. After this you can apply metrogel. It is an antibiotic gel. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash.
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I'm 55 year old. My few teeth are damaged due to smoking. Now im feeling pain in teeth. Kindly advise me what to do and how to save my teeth. Thanks

BDS
Dentist,
I'm 55 year old. My few teeth are damaged due to smoking. Now im feeling pain in teeth.
Kindly advise me what to do a...
First get scalling n root planing as you said that you have smoking habits n maintain it. Smoking cause damage to periodontal tissue which make tooth mobile. Use chlorhexidine mouth wash daily. Consult to near by dentist.
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Before 3 years I removed my 4 teeth one by one because of some problem. Now I wish to set new teeth of ceramic as replacement of removed teeth. Is it possible? What will total cost for it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Hyderabad
Before 3 years I removed my 4 teeth one by one because of some problem. Now I wish to set new teeth of ceramic as rep...
It is possible depending on the strength of the adjacent teeth cost depends on what type weather it is ceramic of ivoclar or vita material make or zirconia bridges or mls cadcam bridges consult your dentist.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
REGULAR DENTAL VISITS CAN DO MORE THAN KEEPING YOUR SMILE ATTRACTIVE.
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Hey mam I smoke cigarettes in this week I went to dentist he said me that you need advanced cleaning for your teeth because your inside cheeks have become slightly black but he told that it is not a big issue pls suggest.

Dentist, Gurgaon
Hey mam I smoke cigarettes in this week I went to dentist he said me that you need advanced cleaning for your teeth b...
If the greyish patch on your cheek is at initial stage, quiting the smoking habit will regress it. Visit the dentist for cleaning of your teeth and follow the instructions given by them.
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I have problem with bad breath even if go for 2 times brush also please suggest me what I can do to solve this.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have problem with bad breath even if go for 2 times brush also please suggest me what I can do to solve this.
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: - practice good oral hygiene. - brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. - don't forget to brush the tongue, too. - replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. - use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. - see your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. - drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. - chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
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Something blurred black type spotted on front two teeth. What could it be?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
Something blurred black type spotted on front two teeth. What could it be?
Hi these are stains on your tooth. Some medications like tetracycline and other drugs, smoking, tobacco products causes stains, bleaching is the best option to get rid of stains. You can also try this home remedy. Mix lemon juice and soda bi carb, rub on stained surface of tooth rinse once in a week.
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I used to smoke. My teeth are yellow. What should I do to make them shiny and white. Tell me both ways home based and allopathic.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I used to smoke. My teeth are yellow. What should I do to make them shiny and white. Tell me both ways home based and...
Hi lybrate-user! its good to hear that you stopped smoking! apart from yellowing your teeth it is also a leading cause of oral cancer. To make your teeth white again you can 1. Go to a dentist, get scaling and polishing done. Ask for bleaching your teeth. 2. Try rubbing strawberries on your teeth. Keep it for 2-3 mins and rinse. Repeat 3 times a week. There are various home based methods which proclaim to brighten up your teeth but over zealous use of them can lead to enamel weakening and porosities and hence teeth sensitivities.
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I am having a small sore at the gum for months. It is not paining. Sometimes I could see little bloody. So times I could see puss. What it might be?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I am having a small sore at the gum for months. It is not paining. Sometimes I could see little bloody. So times I co...
It might be due to some tooth infection. Visit your nearby dentist n get the diagnostic tests done for confirmation.
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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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Hello sir, my mouth getting full of bad air my friends telling me how will it treated.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello sir,  my mouth getting full of bad air my friends telling me how will it treated.
Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Other dental causes of bad breath include poorly fitting dental appliances, yeast infections of the mouth, and dental caries (cavities). Practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoridetoothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Brush teeth after you eat (keep a toothbrush at work or school to brush after lunch). Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. Rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash twice a day.
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I have pain in my gums and comes blood also. what I have to do? Please help me.

BDS
Dentist,
I have pain in my gums and comes blood also. what I have to do? Please help me.
I advice you go for scaling (professional tooth cleaning) and then use gumpaint and mouthwash 2 times in a day for 15 days.
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I am 25 years old guy, I get mouth ulcers frequently. Thought it heals in 3 weeks but they do not give a gap to occur. I used to have amla (for vit-c) and vit b tablet regularly, I don't smoke, I didn't have a bite, and they sometimes occur on roof of mouth or on the teeth gums. How to prevent it from occurring.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
You may take cap bnc one a day locally apply metrogyl gel ointment suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water. Take fibrous food you may add banana to your diet at night take isabgol husk two table spoon full n try to stay tension free.
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I am 21 years old male. My teeth have broken in an accident. I want to replace it with a new teeth. What should I do for this ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
Is it just broken or completely avulsed? if broken then assessment has to be done regarding level of tooth fracture. Simple restoration or rct with crown can be done accordingly. If completely avulsed you can go for implant placement.
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Fresher Breath..!!

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Fresher Breath..!!
Almost 50% of the bacteria in your mouth is on your tongue. That’s why it’s important to Clean your tongue for fresher breath!
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BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
Rinsing your toothbrush thoroughly after using it everyday is necessary so as to remove all the leftover waste. Doing so will make it germ-free and healthy to use. Also, let it air-dry before using it again.
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I am 24 years old. I can not open my mouth large as I eat rajnigandha and tulsi. But now I leave to eat. What can I do to open my mouth larger?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 24 years old. I can not open my mouth large as I eat rajnigandha and tulsi. But now I leave to eat. What can I d...
Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (osmf). Kindly consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of osmf. Advise full mouth opening, ballooning exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. Wrap 25 to 30 ice-cream sticks, make a bundle, put it between upper & lower front teeth for 15 minutes thrice a day increase 1 sticks each day.
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