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Dr. Prakash Kumar

Dentist, pune

Dr. Prakash Kumar Dentist, pune
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Dr. Prakash Kumar is a trusted Dentist in Magarpatta, Pune. He is currently associated with Dr.prakash Gupta's multi speciality dental clinic in Magarpatta, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prakash Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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Sir. I have a ucler in my mouth. On the inner side of upper lip. What should I do for this?

PGFCP, PGDEMS, Bachelor Of Ayurvedic Medicine And Surgery
Ayurveda, Satara
Sir. I have a ucler in my mouth. On the inner side of upper lip. What should I do for this?
Previous Answer: dear lybrate user.....apply mixture of honey and ghee on mouth ulcers...2) take juice of coriander leaves, two times in a day...3) avoid coffee and tea...4) avoid late night sleeping...thanks
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Remove Plaque

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Remove Plaque
99% of the plaque can be removed by the use of waterjets along with daily brushing.
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Actually 2 days before I had cough then after I have mouth ulcer, by that I got little fiver also. One thing is that in every 12-15 days I got Mouth ulcer and alopathic don't suits me. Kindly help me out and suggest me homeopathic best medicine.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Try to apply ora-sore over the ulcers for 4/5 times a day. Have Vitamin-B complex capsules alongwith it. Thank you.
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I am 29 years old male & I am suffering from mouth ulcers for last 3 weeks what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. 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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My teeth are becoming yellowish from certain days. What should I do to whitening teeth?

MDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My teeth are becoming yellowish from certain days. What should I do to whitening teeth?
Yellow stains could be due to tea, coffee or regular usage of syrups. Some stains will not go with brushing, only professional bleaching can remove.
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I am a 30y male working as mechanic, my teeths are yellow in color. Went to a dentist he tested said all ok, suggested to changed toothpaste and tooth cleaning regularly in hospital. My question is do I need cleen in hospital regularly? this will weak my teeth strength? if regularly means what is period I need to visit like every month or six months? how much charge per visit for cleaning in typical hospital. Thanks.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am a 30y male working as mechanic, my teeths are yellow in color. Went to a dentist he tested said all ok, suggeste...
For scaling and bleaching you should go twice in a year.Bleaching will hepl you in this regard.Take care of your oral hygiene. Brush regularly two times daily with soft bristle toothbrush. Rinse your mouth after each meal. Avoid alcohol tobacco products and smoking if you take these.
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How should I clean my teeth? I want my teeth White.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist,
How should I clean my teeth?
I want my teeth White.
Best method for cleaning the teeth is modified bass method which includes both vibratory and sweeping motion. For white teeth maintain your oral hygiene and visit your dentist at regular intervals of every six months. Also get scaling done.
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I am having breading problem at night from last few days, I have to take deep breath through my mouth after every few minutes and when I get up in the morning my mouth is dry and I have a pain in my throat but after some time it goes away. Please help me.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am having breading problem at night from last few days, I have to take deep breath through my mouth after every few...
It is very difficult to help on this much details. Breathing problems can be variable according to age, physical condition. It may be because of adenoids or sleep apnea. So please consider taking a detail case investigation. The treatment would be designed according to the diagnosis.
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I m feeling painful when I go to the bath so pls tell me what should I do. And also I have problem in my mouth white patches are comes in every 2 3 months.

MDS
Dentist,
Dear lybrate-user, please specify the area of pain and nature of pain so we can identify the problem. White patches can be indication of vitamin deficiencies or fungal infection. Consult and after clinical examination a diagnosis can be provided.
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Hi, I am 28 year old I have a pain in my teeth, gum.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, you have to visit to a dentist for a check up, after which he can give you a exact cause and solution of your problem.
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How to get rid of mouth sore. I have been suffering for almost a year. please give me any advise.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
U need a thorough check up and counselling. Mouth sore for one year is not a normal thing. V have to evaluate d cause of it. So better visit a specialist in d mean time you can apply dologel ct ointment on d sores.
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Hi My son is 8 year old his teeth are yellow. I myself brush is teeth properly. What should be done to make his teeth white and what can be the cause of yellowness?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hi My son is 8 year old his teeth are yellow. I myself brush is teeth properly. What should be done to make his teeth...
Your son has mixed teeth means milk teeth and permanent teeth milk teeth will have more translucency so they look as yellow shade do not worry if all permanent teeth erupts then problem will be solved.
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Last year I have been suffered from stomach ache and then I get cured, now I had bad breath even tough I brushed thrice a day, what is the reason.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Last year I have been suffered from stomach ache and then I get cured, now I had bad breath even tough I brushed thri...
Bad breath is due to accumulation of plaque on teeth, decay teeth, dry mouth, smoking, tobacco chewing, consumption of caffeinated or aerated beverages, oilly n spicy food, sore throat, bad digestion. Go for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. Maintain proper oral hygiene. Increase your water intake.
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Her tooth were strong but the problems were, the top front tooth of her has been comes out of the mouth. Dear Dr. Help her to make her tooth to seems to be perfectly inside her mouth.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Her tooth were strong but the problems were, the top front tooth of her has been comes out of the mouth. Dear Dr. Hel...
If they are strong then go root canal treatment of that teeth and capping so they look perfectly inside in mouth.
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From since 8 years am facing severe ulcers on my mouth it is making much problem to me I can't eat well drink well talk well soo please suggest me anything.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
From since 8 years am facing severe ulcers on my mouth it is making much problem to me I can't eat well drink well ta...
Take cap b-complex. Apply ultigel or tess on it thrice daily before half an hour of drinking or eating. Do warm saline rinse gargle with salt. Drink plenty of water and eat leafy and fibers vegetable.
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I am suffering from a tooth ache. Whenever I eat something it pains. And I think my wisdom tooth is also coming now from the side of pain.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am suffering from a tooth ache. Whenever I eat something it pains. And I think my wisdom tooth is also coming now f...
If it is wisdom teeth then go for dental opg and confirm the eruption with your dentist so the doctor tells what is the problem.
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BDS
Dentist, Motihari
What's in Your Mouth?
To understand what happens when your teeth decay, it's helpful to know what's in your mouth naturally. Here are a few of the elements:

Saliva ? Your mouth and teeth are constantly bathed in saliva. We never give much thought to our spit, but this fluid is remarkable for what it does to help protect our oral health. Saliva keeps teeth and other parts of your mouth moist and washes away bits of food. Saliva contains minerals that strengthen teeth. It includes buffering agents. They reduce the levels of acid that can decay teeth. Saliva also protects against some viruses and bacteria.

Plaque ? Plaque is a soft, gooey substance that sticks to the teeth a bit like jam sticks to a spoon. Like the slime that clings to the bottom of a swimming pool, plaque is a type of biofilm. It contains large numbers of closely packed bacteria, components taken from saliva, and bits of food. Also in the mix are bacterial byproducts and white blood cells. Plaque grows when bacteria attach to the tooth and begin to multiply. Plaque starts forming right after a tooth is cleaned. Within an hour, there's enough to measure. As time goes on, the plaque thickens. Within two to six hours, the plaque teems with bacteria that can cause cavities and periodontal (gum) disease.

Calculus ? If left alone long enough, plaque absorbs minerals from saliva. These minerals form crystals and harden into calculus. Then new plaque forms on top of existing calculus. This new layer can also become hard.

Bacteria ? We have many types of bacteria in our mouths. Some bacteria are good; they help control destructive bacteria. When it comes to decay, Streptococcus mutans and Lactobacilli are the bacteria that cause the most damage to teeth.

How Your Teeth Decay
The bacteria in your mouth need food to live and multiply. When you eat sugary foods, or even starches such as rice, the bacteria use them as food, too. The bacteria then produce acids that can dissolve tooth enamel (outer layer of the tooth).

It's not just candy and ice cream we're talking about. All carbohydrate foods eventually break down into simple sugars. Some of this process begins in the mouth.

Foods that break down into simple sugars in the mouth are called fermentable carbohydrates. These include the obvious sugary foods, such as cookies, cakes, soft drinks and candy. But they also include pretzels, crackers, bananas, potato chips and breakfast cereals.

Bacteria in your mouth turn the sugars in these foods into acids. These acids begin to dissolve the mineral crystals in teeth. The more times you eat each day, the more times your teeth are exposed to an acid attack.

This attack can lead to tooth decay, also known as dental caries or cavities. First, the acid begins to dissolve calcium and phosphate crystals inside a tooth. A white spot may appear on the enamel in this weakened area. But the loss of minerals develops beneath the surface of the enamel. The surface may still be smooth.

At this stage, the tooth can be repaired with the help of fluoride, proteins and minerals (calcium and phosphate) in the saliva. The saliva also helps reduce the acid levels from bacteria that attack the tooth.

Once the decay breaks through the enamel to cause a cavity, the damage is permanent. A dentist must clean out the decay and fill the cavity. Left untreated, the decay will get worse. It can destroy a tooth all the way through the enamel, through the inside dentin layer and down to the pulp or nerve of the tooth. That's why it is important to treat caries at a very early stage, when the process can be reversed.

Types of Decay
Young children can get a type of decay called baby bottle tooth decay or early childhood caries. It destroys enamel quickly. This type of decay is common in children who are put to sleep with a bottle of milk or juice. The bottle exposes the teeth constantly to carbohydrates through the night. Bacteria can grow rapidly and produce acid that decays teeth.

Decay can become worse if the parent does not clean the child's teeth. It can eat through enamel and leave a large cavity in a matter of months.

In older adults, the exposed roots of teeth can develop cavities. This is called root caries. Older adults are more likely to have receding gums caused by years of hard brushing or periodontal disease. They also are more likely to have dry mouth (xerostomia). The decrease in saliva results in less protection of the teeth. This increases the risk of decay. Many common medicines can cause dry mouth. Be sure to ask the doctor or pharmacist if any of your medicines cause dry mouth.

Decay can form beneath fillings or other tooth repairs, such as crowns. Sometimes bacteria and bits of food can slip between the tooth and a filling or crown. This can happen if the filling cracks or pulls away from the tooth, leaving a gap.

Preventing Cavities
Do you or your family members get cavities often? Dental research has found out that certain factors can affect your risk of tooth decay. These factors include:

The current number of decayed or filled teeth
Your fluoride exposure, including fluoride in drinking water, toothpaste and rinses, and fluoride treatments in the dental office
Parents or siblings with dental decay
How well you take care of your teeth
The amount of saliva and the balance of minerals, enzymes and buffering agents it contains
How often and what types of foods you eat (especially fermentable carbohydrates)
Ask your dentist about the best ways to reduce your risks and limit dental decay.

To prevent your teeth from decaying, you can do three things:

Strengthen your teeth's defenses with fluoride, sealants and agents that contain calcium and phosphate ions.
Have your dentist or dental hygienist place sealants on your back teeth.
Reduce the number of bacteria in your mouth.
Fluoride penetrates into teeth. It strengthens them by replacing minerals that acid has removed. The benefits of fluoride to teeth were first discovered in the 1930s. Dentists started to notice that people who drank water that naturally contained fluoride had less tooth decay. In 1945, communities started to add fluoride to water supplies. Adding fluoride to water systems has been the most successful cavity prevention method to date.

In the early 1960s, fluoride also began to be added to toothpaste. This also had a major impact on cavity prevention. Now almost all toothpastes contain fluoride. Everyone should brush with a fluoride toothpaste every day. Dental offices sometimes recommend higher levels of fluoride in toothpastes, gels and mouth rinses for both children and adults.

Sealants are protective coatings placed over the tops of the back teeth ? molars. They block bacteria and acids from sticking in the tiny grooves on the chewing surfaces of these teeth. Sealants can be placed in adults and children. Children can have sealants placed on their permanent molars once they come in, around age 6. Sometimes they are also used on primary (baby) molars. Dentists can put sealants on molars with signs of early decay, as long as the decay hasn't broken through the enamel.

You can never get rid of all the bacteria in your mouth. But you can take steps to control and disrupt the bacteria so they don't attack your teeth:

Brush twice a day.
Floss daily.
Reduce the number of times each day that you consume fermentable carbohydrates.
Some mouthwashes reduce bacteria in your mouth. This can help prevent decay. Chewing sugarless gums, especially those with xylitol, can help reduce the number of bacteria that cause cavities and increase the flow of saliva.

Most importantly, visit your dentist regularly. Then the dentist can find any decay early, when it can be treated and reversed.
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Which type of doctor I should to consult for yawning/shortness to of breath? please tell me cause of this breath shortness and treatment for this, and sometimes I can't take breath properly have to take deep breath from mouth,

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Which type of doctor I should to consult for yawning/shortness to of breath? please tell me cause of this breath shor...
Hi take ginger tea mixed with 2-3 crushed garlic cloves. Massaging the chest with warm sesame oil mixed with salt helps to loosen the phlegm deposited in the chest, especially, when followed with steam inhalation. Take shwas kuthar ras twice a day. Pranacharya asthamin capsule 1-1 twice a day. And pranacharya shwas vikarasav 2-2 tsf twice a day. 1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep. Take hot water steam.
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I have a problem with my mouth. Whenever I am brushing my teeth blood is coming. Can you give me any suggestion for this.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Bangalore
I have a problem with my mouth. Whenever I am brushing my teeth blood is coming. Can you give me any suggestion for t...
Hi you just go for scaling means cleaning of teeth and use mouth wash twice daily still if nt transfered send me the pics.
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