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Dr. Smita Athavale

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Dentist, Pune

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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Smita Athavale is one of the best Dentists in Erandwane, Pune. She has done BDS . She is currently practising at Dr. Smita Athavale@Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Erandwane, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Smita Athavale on Lybrate.com.

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I need to extract my 3 teeth severe headache, toothaches, pain in the neck face swollen. Do I need to stop my Aspirin pre&post extraction. Thank you.

MDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I need to extract my 3 teeth severe headache, toothaches, pain in the neck face swollen. Do I need to stop my Aspirin...
You are on aspirin, which is a blood thinner. It causes excessive bleeding post extraction, so it should be stopped 3 days before extraction of the tooth and 3 days post extraction. You are also on immunosuppresant drugs i. E. Azathioprine and ciclosporin which is suppressing your immune system, to fight infection. You should be admitted, put on intravenous antibiotics pre and post extraction. You are also on wysolone, a corticosteroid. It should be doubled before extraction to avoid adrenal crisis. You have to be very carefully monitored for the procedure. Good luck.
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I am 19 and I am getting tooth ache problems often no cavities. What's the reason. What can be done?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Kolkata
I am 19 and I am getting tooth ache problems often no cavities. What's the reason. What can be done?
Lybrate-user you might be having hidden cavities between teeth. You might also be having a 3rd molar impaction which is troubling you. Rinse with warm saline water. Visit a dentist.
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Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Smoking or consuming smokeless tobacco is very harmful for your teeth. It can lead to various oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay.
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B.D.S., Masters in Immediate Loading Implantology
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Getting a good night sleep before the root canal treatment is the best way to go as it would reduce anxiety and maintain the overall well being.
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What is the best diet to prevent cavities avoid the pain?

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
What is the best diet to prevent cavities avoid the pain?

Ever wondered what is the best diet to prevent cavities and avoid all that pain at the dentist?

While food is something that no one can do without, there are some of us who eat to live and others who live and love to eat.

The websters dictionary defines a foodie as: a person who enjoys and cares about food very much

The entire diet and nutrition industry has been conjured around this over or under obsession of food. We have the foodies who indulge in delectable delights and then we have the diet junkies who abstain from everything.

No matter which end of the spectrum you belong to foodie or diet junkie you can't deny the importance of your teeth in enjoying your food.

The ability to eat food is something that we easily take for granted up to the point that we are unable to eat due to poor dental or general health. Loss of teeth can have far-reaching effects not only on your face but also on your general health, lifestyle, self-image and mental state.

Impact of tooth loss


    Altered taste sensation
    Inability to chew
    Reduced or increased salivation
    Compromised nutrition
    Gastric disturbances
    Nutritional deficiencies
    Accelerated aging


Can you imagine a world where you couldn't experience the pleasures of eating your favorite food? biting into delicious slices of pizza or that chunk of yummy chocolate or even a juicy piece of chicken for the meat lovers!

While everyone seems to be on a diet of some sort these days here's what we call a dental diet or a few healthy habits that can ensure you maintain your pearlies and prevent cavities and pain till you're around!

Eating for your teeth

Milk and milk products have proven to strengthen teeth, whether at developing stages of dentition or even as we go through life. Cheese, yogurt, and milk in any form are rich sources of calcium which if not included in your diet should be substituted by a calcium supplement.

Chewing healthy

Soft synthetic processed foods reduce the efficiency and health of our teeth in contrast fibrous foods like apples, carrots and celery are all supposed to stimulate gums and teeth to maintain their optimal functions of chewing, shearing, and biting.

Indulging your sweet tooth

Eat all the pastries, chocolates and candy that you want but rinse thoroughly post meals so no remnants of these get stuck in your teeth to prevent cavities. Sweet dishes are the leading cause of cavity development.

Liquid diet

Drink plenty of water to ensure that the food particles get rinsed off your teeth and the acid content in your saliva is kept diluted.

When drinking something sour like colas and lime juice make sure you have it with a straw. Acidic foods can deplete the enamel layer of your teeth causing wear and erosion leading sensitivity

While science and technology have replaced teeth with artificially fixed substitutes through implants and state of the art replacement techniques, even as experts, we recommend prevention is better than cure!

So a shout out to all you foodies, at least for the love of food make sure you look after your teeth or it can be a very bleak and hungry future out there! take precautions and prevent cavities that are so ugly and painful!

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Is the composite filling and veneer long lasting? Please tell me about it. I want to know this.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Is the composite filling and veneer long lasting? Please tell me about it. I want to know this.
Hi Yes, if done correctly with proper technique and material, it will last upto 10 to 15 years. Regards
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My teeth have gaps between them. So my teeth would be weak if I wear braces to close gaps? Or any other treatment you prefer for closing teeth.

MDS, BDS, 32 A BRS Nagar ludhiana
Dentist, Amritsar
My teeth have gaps between them. So my teeth would be weak if I wear braces to close gaps? Or any other treatment you...
Hi. Orthodontic treatment or braces do not lead to weakening of teeth. It is the most preferred and successful treatment method to close gaps between teeth. Please get it done by an experienced orthodontist.
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Theeth problem hi bahut taklif hii kuch bhi khana nahi kha pata or muh me chhala bhi aa gaya hai or bahut jayada dant me dard hii or bahut sare ilaaj kiya par koi fayda nahi please koi upay bataiye.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy, MD Homoeopathic
Homeopath, Pune
Theeth problem hi bahut taklif hii kuch bhi  khana nahi kha pata or muh me chhala bhi aa gaya hai or bahut jayada dan...
Consult nearby dentist to find out the cause.(dental carries, gingivitis, or else) treat first. Plantago q homoeopathic medicine take a cup of water add 2-3 drops of medicine and gar gal 2 times a day. Or take a piece of cotton apply a 2 drops of medicine and put over affected area. Will cure the pain.
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I have bad breathe issues. I brush my teeth twice a day , clean my tongue daily. I do not have any tooth decays or cavities. Not sure why do I have bad breathe. My inner gums bleed at times. Please suggest.

B.H.M.S, M.D in Homoeopathy
Homeopath, Anand
I have bad breathe issues. I brush my teeth twice a day , clean my tongue daily. I do not have any tooth decays or ca...
Even after proper brushing, if you are having the problem of bad breath, you might be suffering from vitamin c deficiency. Vitamin c deficiency leads to spongy and bleeding gums. Even though the bleeding is not visible, there could be a micro-vascular bleeding which is not seen with naked eyes. There is a secondary bacterial infection in the gums which leads to the problem of bad breath. You should take citrus fruits like oranges, lemon, etc. It is good if you take an orange a day for at least 15 days and let me know the result. Hope it helps.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Brushing daily with tooth paste which contains flouride helps in preventing tooth decay and helps in hardening of the tooth enamel.
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