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Dr. SHARDUL SONTAKKE

B.D.S.

Dentist, Pune

18 Years Experience
Dr. SHARDUL SONTAKKE B.D.S. Dentist, Pune
18 Years Experience
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Dr. SHARDUL SONTAKKE is one of the best Dentists in Law College Road, Pune. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 18 years. He is a B.D.S. . You can meet Dr. SHARDUL SONTAKKE personally at SMILE GALLERY DENTAL CARE CENTRE in Law College Road, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. SHARDUL SONTAKKE on Lybrate.com.

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B.D.S. - Nasik Medical College - 1999
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Pls suggest any toothpaste that does not contain sodium lauryl sulphate.

B.D.S
Dentist,
Pls suggest any toothpaste that does not contain sodium lauryl sulphate.
Hi as per my knowledge sensodyne daily care does not contain sodium lauryl sulphate. Please check the pack before buying.
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I get stains on my teeth very soon after getting cleaned.Please advise

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
First off all try to remove causes of stains like excessive use of any habit like tea coffee and secondly you should get teeth polished after scaling .
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I'm a 23 old guy. My mouth stinks when I eat something or even if I don't eat. I brush twice a day but the problem is still persistent. It is embarrassing when I'm with my family, friends. It doesn't let me open up. I serious seek medical help.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Kindly get scaling done and use mouthwash twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. Also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath.
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Hi, Im facing gums problem. How should I take care for healthy gums. I didn't have any drinking and chewing habits. My gums are little bit move down on lower incisors.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi, Im facing gums problem. How should I take care for healthy gums. I didn't have any drinking and chewing habits. M...
Please visit a dentist who will evaluate the exact condition of your gums and give you specific instructions. Some generals ones are that though you should brush your gums and teeth using short vertical strokes, you should not use too much force and a medium or soft toothbrush is preferred. Make sure food does not get caught in between teeth by washing the mouth regularly after meals. A scaling procedure by a dentist is a must if you have gum probelem.
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MDS
Dentist, Nellore
Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.
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My wife is 33 yrs. Old female, has pairia in teeth with smell from last 8 years. What should she do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My wife is 33 yrs. Old female, has pairia in teeth with smell from last 8 years. What should she do?
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist massage gums drink plenty of water use betadine mouth wash twice daily.
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Mera teeth main cavity ho gaya he. Dard bhi kar raha he. Teeth me black spot ho gaya hai. Aur teeth main gaad ho gaya he. Please doctor ji jald iske ilazz bataye. Kuch anti bacterial medicine ho to iske liye batayie.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Mera teeth main cavity ho gaya he. Dard bhi kar raha he. Teeth me black spot ho gaya hai. Aur teeth main gaad ho gaya...
Dear Lybrate user, tooth caries ka ilaaj sirf filling ya RCT se hi hota hai. Isme koi anti bacterial medicines kaam nhi karti. Apne dentist ko dikhayiye aur daant mein sadan badhne se pehle uska ilaaj karayiye.
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In my tongue and groin there are numbers of red rashes. Please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
In my tongue and groin there are numbers of red rashes. Please help.
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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I have white colored skin in my tongue for once in month. It is very pain full. What should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. 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, along with 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.
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I am 46 years of age. From the past three days, I have got an ulcer like in my mouth. It' s situated where my wisdom teeth should be and feels like I am getting a new teeth. My question is, can it be the beginning of an oral cancer. Please advice.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
No, it doesn' t seem to be a cancer, it might be due to sharp edge of your teeth. Please consult a nearby dentist for complete resolution of the problem
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Dental Erosion - Ways To Repair It

Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
Dental Erosion - Ways To Repair It

There are a lot of ways that tooth enamel (hardest substance in the body) can wear off – decay and erosion being the most common. While decay is an infectious process with bacteria playing a significant role, erosion is nowhere associated with bacteria. The tooth gets ‘eroded’ in small amounts with the various food substances that you eat. These include the sodas that wash down the burgers and pizzas, the various sports drinks that are used to boost performance, the lime and oranges that are constantly sucked, and other acidic and sugary foods.

It does not mean you should not have an occasional soda or a sports drink or a citrus fruit. It is the constant and overuse of these that is damaging. The oral pH goes to a very acidic level (below 5.5) with these which then leads to demineralization of the enamel. The environment that is usually produced by the bacteria is caused by the acidic and sugary foods.

In some cases, acids could come from an internal source too. People with gastroesophageal reflux disease may have the acid coming from the esophagus, which also can lead to erosion.

However, there is nothing to be disheartened about as the lost enamel can be replaced to restore both tooth function and appearance. The most commonly affected teeth are the inner surfaces of the upper incisors and the biting surfaces of the lower molars. The result is tooth sensitivity, darker teeth, and increased chances of tooth decay and fracture.

Repair Mechanisms: Treating erosion has two components to it – to repair the lost tooth structure and to prevent further damage. The second is equally or rather more important than the first one.

Treatment-

  1. Restorations: In mild cases of erosion, the lost tooth structure can be rebuilt with composite resins or glass ionomer cement which usually restores lost tooth structure to its earlier version. Usually done in one sitting, it should not take more than an hour. The results would last longer if further erosion is prevented.

  2. Crowns: In cases where a lot of tooth structure has been lost and the remaining enamel weakened, a new crown will need to be done. This offers protection against further decay and also restores esthetics and function quite effectively.

Prevention-

  1. Avoid overuse of acidic, sugary drinks like sports drinks and aerated beverages.

  2. Avoid sucking on oranges as they prolong the effect of the citric acid on the tooth.

  3. Include toothpaste and rinse with fluoride.

  4. Improve dairy intake, thereby providing sufficient calcium.

  5. Follow oral hygiene habits including brushing, flossing, and regular dental visits.

Lost tooth structure unfortunately cannot be regained; however, further loss can be prevented.

If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a specilized dentist and ask a free question.

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Please, suggest me what can I do if I have a cyst like small structure in my hard palate (which is sometimes occur but sometimes not). I had RCT in my teeth earlier. But it grows on the left side but I had RCT in my right side.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Gurgaon
Please, suggest me what can I do if I have a cyst like small structure in my hard palate (which is sometimes occur bu...
If you have Faith in Homeopathy, You can use following Homeopathic Medicines: (1) Hekla Lava 3X - 2 Tablets thrice daily for 30 days Under Supervision of Homeopathic consultant only If not ameliorated than have some investigation for diagnosis.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Have you been brushing your teeth twice daily? If not, start today to keep all dental problems at bay.
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Sir I am suffering from mouth ulcers frequently and my tongue has cracks so what I should do.

MBBS, MD - Community Medicine
General Physician, Jaipur
Take regular milk/ eggs in your diet in addition to seasonal fruits/ and vegetables. Take Cap. Becosules once daily with a glass of milk at bed time for 1 month.
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Sir I have faced RCT last January. Me dentist crowned my teeth with white cap but now some parts of cap have damaged. Sir now what I do.

BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Sir I have faced RCT last January. Me dentist crowned my teeth with white cap but now some parts of cap have damaged....
Don't worry if you don't experience any pain or sensitivity. Sometimes in order to get clearance from the teeth in contact dentist needs to remove the high points of contact from the crown that in turn removes the little bit of porcelain on the crown.
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I am suffering from the extra growth of gums on my teeth. It does not give any pain to me. How to reduce the extra growth.

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I am suffering from the extra growth of gums on my teeth. It does not give any pain to me. How to reduce the extra gr...
Dear lybrate user, the reason for extra growth of gums can be history of any trauma to gums or poor oral hygiene. If you want to take proper treatment for that, first you have to go for oral cleaning or prophylaxis. If it is not reducing you have to go for excision i. E. Removal by cutting it from base.
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I am suffering from toothache. So no one medicine has worked so what was I can do now?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am suffering from toothache. So no one medicine has worked so what was I can do now?
Hi, apply plantago q/ few drops on cotton swab, place it on the affected tooth/ teeth and press it tightly, do it thrice a day. Orally, take mag. Phos. 6x/ after every 2 hours. Do visit a dentist for proper diagnosis, share the reports with me. In case possible, will help you in treating your problem. Home-remedies: -rub a few drops of clove oil or can even press 2-3 cloves in between the teeth on the affected tooth several times daily until the ache goes away. -rub a few drops on the affected tooth several times daily until the ache goes away. -apply a cool compress to outside of mouth or cheek. -mix 1 tsp of salt in a glass of warm water. Rinse your mouth with saltwater. Swirl it around in your mouth and spit it out. Make sure that you don't swallow. -soak a cotton ball in a mixture of a few drops of garlic clove oil and a small amount of olive oil, and apply the cotton ball to the area of pain.
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If anyone have inorder teeth what will be the treatment? Age is about 35 years. Treatment should be for short period and it should not be painful.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Crown and bridge aftet rct or laminates can be done but that all depends on what your case is. For that I need examine your condition clinically.
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Hi, I am 19yrs old and I am suffering from severe mouth ulcers since past 2years, the ulcers will be there for continuous period like 2-3weeks. Suggest me any medicine or just say what is the diesease.

BDS
Dentist, Jalgaon
Hi, I am 19yrs old and I am suffering from severe mouth ulcers since past 2years, the ulcers will be there for contin...
Severe mouth ulcer for such a long period can be systemic related. You sould go for a routine heamograme under physician prescription. Reports can give an better outline for treatment required. There r multiple reasons such as low heamoglobin count, indigestion, hyper acidity etc. Shift to light diet, less oil lesser spices. C that you include good amount of green leafy veggeis n fruits. You can take multivitamin supplyment under doctors prescription n folic acid tablets that will help you to heal ulcers. Studies stress, lack of sleep is another reason. See to it you have 7-8 hurs of sound sleep try meditation it will add an extra benifit too. N do visit your dentist for treatment.
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