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Dr. Smita Athavale

BDS

Dentist, Pune

Dr. Smita Athavale BDS 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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My friend used to chew tobacco since from 4 years but at present he is not able to open his mouth completely like before so wat to do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My friend used to chew tobacco since from 4 years but at present he is not able to open his mouth completely like bef...
Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (osmf). Kindly consult an oral & maxillofacial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of osmf, mouth opening exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. As for now advice c. Becosules 5 cap (enriched with vitamin a, vitamin b & vitamin e specifically), for five days in the morning after meals. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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Please tell me about type of braces. My marriage is next year. And my teeth look ugly. Please tell how it can be adjusted.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Please tell me about type of braces. My marriage is next year. And my teeth look ugly. Please tell how it can be adju...
Braces are of 3 types: 1. Metal brackets: visible brackets 2. Ceramic brackets: tooth coloured brackets with a stainless steel wire running between them. 3. Lingual brackets: stays inside the mouth, behind the teeth. Not visible outside.
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I am 19 year old boy. I have too much gap in between my teeth. My two teeth are not growing from last five years. Please help me in this matter.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
I am 19 year old boy. I have too much gap in between my teeth. My two teeth are not growing from last five years. Ple...
Gap can be closed by clip treatment or cosmetic procedures. Teeth not growing can be verified only with a xray.
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DICOI, International College of Continuing Dental Education (FICCDE), Certified Implantologist, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Hisar
Tongue cleaning is as important as brushing and flossing. Use of a proper tongue scraper every morning will remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath.

My dad is going through dental treatment of crown dentures. Dentist said there is no need of making gums (artificial) on the denture as it will not be visible even he laughs or smile. He said that artificial gum on denture make denture WEAK. Is it true that artificial gum on denture makes denture weak? please help what should we do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My dad is going through dental treatment of crown dentures. Dentist said there is no need of making gums (artificial)...
We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. 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 am 33 years old from vizag andhra pradesh suffering with behcets syndrome since past 15 years Mouth & gentel ulcers,eye blur & reddish joint pains at knee & shoulder pains nodes on thighs swelling of legs ect. Now I am going to marry soon please suggest the recommendations. Present using homeopath treatment since 6 year it's not controlled yet. Please confirm is there is any complete treatment for curing.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi, behcets syndrome is a disease which is treated by multiple doctors. As far as oral ulcers are concerned a dentist can help you in this thing. For mouth ulcers in behcets disease it is good if some steroid based topical cream can be applied. It generally gives you long lasting relieve from oral ulcers. Regards Dr. Avinash.
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I'm pregnant for a month now and as I had severe pain in my tooth, I visited a dentist and he suggested to extract the 1st molar tooth after another 2 months. Presently he didn't extract because I am pregnant. To reduce the pain, he prescribed Acetaminophen and amoxicillin for 3 days. Please suggest, can I take these tablet during this pregnancy time.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I'm pregnant for a month now and as I had severe pain in my tooth, I visited a dentist and he suggested to extract th...
this medication can be used but i suggest u to try home remedy mixing clove powder and garlic paste and apply it on the tooth affected so it might also can control the pain for some days
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Sir tell me any ayurvedic mouth freshener bcz dentist gave me antibacterial mouth wash Wash mouth with boiled 5 leafs of guava, is beneficial? And I chew 4 leaves of neem daily and 2 leaves of guava am I right sir or should I not do this.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Pune
Sir tell me any ayurvedic mouth freshener bcz dentist gave me antibacterial mouth wash
Wash mouth with boiled 5 leafs...
As you tell according to that their is infection in your mouth. So daily gargal and hold water in mouth with decoction of neem and guava leave and haldi. After that take in small amount lavang+elayachi churn hold in mouth 2-3 minutes after saliva secretion swallow it and take water.
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HiI have 3 years old kid, although he brushed everyday but still his teeth are yellow. He brush with colgate kid toothpaste. Pls suggest.

MDS
Dentist, Bangalore
HiI have 3 years old kid, although he brushed everyday but still his teeth are yellow. He brush with colgate kid toot...
Children teeth color vary from whitish yellow to yellowish. It is quite normal. Continue brushing twice daily.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Hormonal changes in women increase senitivity and may also lead to the occurance of gingivitis.

Hello doctor, I am suffering from following problem: Gum of the teeth became raddish. Thin white layer on the gum of teeth. It is painful while I take spicy food with pepper. This is for more than two years. Regards.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
There can be many reasons for it...1st you get an scaling done than....it might be an allergic gum disease... might be due to some new toothpaste you are using or due to aspirin burn or an skin disease...need your medical history..and a picture ...mail it if possible on drshailythakkar@gmail.com...if its a skin disease you will need a biopsy done of that area...
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
don't forget to brush your teeth before going to bed in the night
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सर हमारे दाँत मे(चौभर वाले मे) कीडे लग गये है बीच-बीच मे दर्द भी होता है। समाधान बताये।

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
सर हमारे दाँत मे(चौभर वाले मे) कीडे लग गये है बीच-बीच मे दर्द भी होता है। समाधान बताये।
Teeth pain may be due to various reasons like infection, sensitivity or trauma. If your teeth is decayed it is better to get it filled or treated by a dentist. If you are opting for root canal treatment do not forget to get a crown on the effected tooth. If you want to go for only medicinal treatment so let me tell you only medicine are not going to be very effective untill you get this treated by a dentist.
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I use Colgate mouthwash, do I need to rinse my mouth with water after that as we do in toothpaste or can I directly eat after 20 min?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I use Colgate mouthwash, do I need to rinse my mouth with water after that as we do in toothpaste or can I directly e...
you need not wash with water....if you feel the taste very strong you can dilute and use the mouth wash or rinse your mouth with water....if you are using it on a daily basis...kindly give a break of a week every month....
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How much cost occurred for this aligners treatment & how much time required for aligners treatment?

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
The average cost of ClearCorrect Full treatment is approximately $4,000 to $5,500. Of course, treatment costs will vary depending on your specific needs. The cost of ClearCorrect is similar to the cost of Invisalign. Ask your dentist about whether your dental insurance provides assistance for ClearCorrect costs.
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I want to reshape my teeth but I dont like braces. What's the best solution for me, how much will it cost?

Advanced implant surgical mastership, MDS Prosthodontics, Implantologist, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), BDS
Dentist, Udupi
I want to reshape my teeth but I dont like braces. What's the best solution for me, how much will it cost?
Have to see what type of occlusion you have and what type of correction which is required. Cant say veneers will suit for all situations. Veneers or crowns will require minimum tooth preparation which is irreversible. If correction required is minimum even simple composite restoration will also solve your problem. If extensive correction required you may go for lingual brackets which no body can make out.
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I am suffering from fully mouth from water on night, in the morning this problem also.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am suffering from fully mouth from water on night, in the morning this problem also.
Hi lybrate-user. The water ie saliva is produced by 3 pairs of salivary glands in the mouth obviously one of them is overactive. A consultation with a dentist and a few tests which will nail the cause of your problem which can be treated.
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Kind of toothbrush to be used by adults: we recommend a brush with soft bristles which helps in removing the plaque and debris thoroughly from the mouth.

My teeth is paining a lot while eating plzzz give me some solution for releif from pain.

BDS
Dentist, Sangli
My teeth is paining a lot while eating plzzz give me some solution for releif from pain.
You need to get it checked from dentist for any cavities in teeth. For temporary relief of pain you can take an analgesic that best suits you.
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