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Dr. Poonam Jhunjhunwala

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I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care....more
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Dr. Poonam Jhunjhunwala is an experienced Dentist in Chinchwad, Pune. You can consult Dr. Poonam Jhunjhunwala at WONDER SMILE Orthodontic and Multispeciality Dental Clinic in Chinchwad, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Poonam Jhunjhunwala on Lybrate.com.

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Dear doctor I am 39 years old guy. Had a habit of cigarettes, but I stopped since 3 months. Now since two months I am getting blood when I spit out while after wake up from sleep, at anytime. Even in the afternoon time. Please tell me the reason for my problem.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Go for scaling and polishing of teeth. This will reduce your bleeding. Use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. Maintain proper oral hygiene habits to take care of your gums.
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5 Common Mistakes People Make While Brushing And how to fix them.

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
5 Common Mistakes People Make While Brushing And how to fix them.

Dentistry is not expensive, neglect is! brushing is an activity that has been embedded in our systems since time immemorial. It's an exercise you start and end your day with, a routine that can sometimes pass by almost subconsciously, leading to bad habits and ultimately poor oral health and hygiene.

Here are a few mistakes people commonly make when brushing their teeth.

Not using the proper toothbrush

The biggest myth of our time is to buy a medium or hard tooth brush to clean more effectively that's what causes the maximum damage over the years by wearing off healthy natural teeth with overzealous care.

Using an anti-sensitivity/whitening toothpaste permanently

A common mistake is to use a medicated tooth paste meant to mask sensitivity over a prolonged period. Such a practice only masks the symptom does not treat the problem and also leaves you vulnerable to cavities, gum disease and bad breath since the predominant component in such a tooth paste is for treating sensitivity or lightening tooth color.

The type of toothpaste that you use doesn't matter very significantly as long as you use the right amount and twice a day.

Sensitive toothpastes are meant to be used for a prescribed period of time and whitening toothpastes must be used under supervision to prevent any potential damage to your teeth.

Toothpaste must protect your teeth and gums both so a combination of paste that contains fluoride that protects your teeth from decay -and the gel based part has the antibacterial properties to prevent gum disease and bad breath.

Brushing too quickly or too many times

Most of us hate going to the dentist and find brushing an easier alternative but you cant exactly brush off old cavities just prevent new ones.

See to it that you do not brush your teeth more than twice in a day. Excessive brushing can damage your gums and enamel. It will not take a lot of pressure to remove the plaque; hence most dental practitioners suggest brushing using a very balanced pressure.

Studies show that brushing two times a day and about 2-3 minutes every time is perfect to maintain good oral hygiene. Most people make the mistake of falling short of this duration every time they brush. You can ideally divide the mouth in four sections and approximately spend around 30-40 seconds on each section.

Incorrect brushing technique

The strokes while brushing your teeth must be vertical and not horizontal. Many people are habituated with performing long horizontal brushing strokes; this leads to irritation and damage.

Learn the right technique

Hold your brush at an angle of 45 degrees to your gums and brush your gums and teeth with an up and down motion and short strokes. Don't use side to side strokes. Also, start brushing on areas that you have been ignoring till now, reach the difficult to reach inner portion of your teeth. Implement it as a daily ritual and you will attain perfection in it.

Wrestling or brushing

Hard brushing damages the gums and is not good for you. Excessive brushing i. E. Brushing more than 3-4 times is also bad for you. You must always observe a balance in brushing which keeps your dental health healthy.

Fix 

Since unlearning a bad brushing habit maybe harder the easier solution is to switch from a manual to an automatic brush. Going automatic by using a battery operated brush is recommended since it takes the guesswork out of brushing.

It may take a while to get adjusted to but like so many other things which are designed to make life easier automatic brushes make dental hygiene very easy and can even reduce the frequency of your dental visits.

Supplement your brushing 

Of course, brushing your teeth is only a part of a complete dental care routine. Mouth wash twice a day. You should always rinse your mouth and keep it cleaned; otherwise, the germs from the teeth will stay on.

Clean between teeth daily with floss. Tooth decay-causing bacteria still linger between teeth where toothbrush bristles can't reach. This helps remove plaque and food particles from between the teeth and under the gum line. Eat a balanced diet and limit between-meal snacks. Visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and oral exams. Got some questions? ask us comment below; we will answer as soon as possible.

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I am not able to open my mouth big. I feel pain. Help me out with proper medicine. I know this has happened due to chewing of betel nuts. Please help me out with proper medication.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I am not able to open my mouth big. I feel pain. Help me out with proper medicine. I know this has happened due to ch...
Stop betel nut. Do warm and hot massages over the area. But you need to consult as to how much is your mouth opening and then we can suggest the right line of treatment.
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From few months I got a problem in my mouth I feel like a bad smell come from my mouth so will you please tell me how to remedy from the bad smell coming from the mouth.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
From few months I got a problem in my mouth I feel like a bad smell come from my mouth so will you please tell me how...
Bad smell can be due to plaque and calculus, constipation or dry mouth for plaque and calculus you can go for full mouth scaling. Dry mouth is a symptom of other systemic disease or side effect of other medications.
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My teeth are gradually turning into yellow colour, my friend suggested me to undergo bleaching treatment What is bleaching, is it safe and how much it costs around.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My teeth are gradually turning into yellow colour, my friend suggested me to undergo bleaching treatment
What is blea...
Bleaching is fine , but can't assure it for permanent whitening... And for few day u will have sensitive tooth .. Better go for scaling and polished
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I am 25, does wisdom teeth should be removed? I have two wisdom teeth fully. And two are coming. I consulted a doctor he said that there is sufficient space for tooth so no problem. So can I leave it or should I have to cut those teeth?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I am 25, does wisdom teeth should be removed? I have two wisdom teeth fully. And two are coming. I consulted a doctor...
No if there is a sufficient space and you dont have pain than no need to extraction as advice by your doctor .
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Sir I am suffering from mouth ulcer very badly, doctor prescribed flovit, rinifol tablets along with betadine gargle and kenacort gel. But still having so much pain. Please suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir I am suffering from mouth ulcer very badly, doctor prescribed flovit, rinifol tablets along with betadine gargle ...
Kindly apply dologel ct over the ulcer .. stop using gargles with betaine ...and continue using the cream two to three times daily for 2 weeks .. it'll subside .. if the pain is constant you can take tab keterol dt for pain ...
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My issue is in dental In lower teeth 3rd moral above some skin are formed Very pain having since two days.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My issue is in dental
In lower teeth 3rd moral above some skin are formed
Very pain having since two days.
Hello, you have to consult a dentist. In the mean time you can take mag. Phos 6x, 6 tabs dissolved with hot water 4 times a day. Take care.
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Can you suggest some ways for protecting the tooth from decaying? I mean. Some natural methods for reversing the tooth conditions. (Some traits of tooth decaying is been found. A small black spot on the top of my lower right penultimate interior teeth.)

BDS (Gold Medalist)
Dentist, Gurgaon
Can you suggest some ways for protecting the tooth from decaying? I mean. Some natural methods for reversing the toot...
Dear lybrate user, brushing twice daily with a soft toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste, flossing, rinsing your mouth after every meal, eating foods rich in calcium like dairy products, avoiding sugary and sticky foods and most importantly visiting your dentist for routine dental checkup every 6 months are the simplest, easiest ways of keeping teeth healthy and avoiding decay.
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