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Dr. Smita Musani

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Pune

18 Years Experience
Dr. Smita Musani BDS, MDS Dentist, Pune
18 Years Experience
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I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care....more
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Dr. Smita Musani is an experienced Dentist in Bund Garden Road, Pune. She has been a practicing Dentist for 18 years. She is a BDS, MDS . She is currently practising at Dental Solutions in Bund Garden Road, Pune. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Smita Musani on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Pune University - 1999
MDS - RAJIV GANDHI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES(BANGALORE) - 2001
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Indian Prosthodontic Society
Indian Society of Oral Implantologist
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I am 21 year old and o suffering from teeth problem last 2 weeks what I do ?

I am 21 year old and o suffering from teeth problem last 2 weeks what I do ?
You will have to visit a dental surgeon and get checkup done for diagnosing the problem and than treatment will be provided.
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How to Prevent Bleeding of Gums

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
How to Prevent Bleeding of Gums

Though it may be very common, spitting out blood while brushing, however little, is not normal. Bleeding gums can be an early sign of gum diseases like gingivitis and periodontal disease and hence should never be ignored. It can also be a symptom of scurvy. Plaque, when accumulated over time can lead to the inflammation of gums. Vigorous brushing or flossing over these inflamed gums can make them bleed. 

Other causes for bleeding gums can include:

  1. Vitamin deficiency
  2. Blood thinners
  3. Mouth sores
  4. Bleeding disorders
  5. Hormonal changes
  6. And, health conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and leukemia

Regular dental checkups are essential to maintain healthy gums. A tooth clean up will rid your mouth of plaque and tartar that cause gum infections. Apart from that, here are a few things you can do at home. 

  1. Eat a healthy diet: Avoiding excessive sugar can help keep your gums and teeth healthier. Replace this sugar with a diet rich in vegetables and fruits. This gives your gums the necessary nutrients. Chewing raw vegetables can also improve blood circulation in your gums and can help treat bleeding gums. Boosting your intake of vitamin A, C, calcium and magnesium can also keep your gums healthy. 
  2. Dental routine: Brushing and flossing regularly are crucial to good dental health. This removes harmful bacteria that trigger dental infections. Make it a habit to brush and floss at least twice a day. The way you brush also makes a difference. Brush both sides of your teeth in an upwards and downwards movement instead of going from side to side. Also pay attention to the condition of your toothbrush. Change your toothbrush every six months and pick a soft or medium bristled toothbrush instead of firm bristled toothbrushes. Hard brushes can damage the soft tissues inside your mouth. Also, make it a habit to rinse your mouth with mouthwash after every meal. Alternatively, you could use a weak saline solution or hydrogen peroxide.  
  3. Manage stress: Even your gums are affected by stress. Stress increases inflammation that causes bleeding and reduces the immune system's capability to fight infections. Studies have also shown a direct relationship between stress and the build up of plaque. Stress can also make it harder for you to maintain a healthy lifestyle and good dental habits. 
  4. Stop sharing: Bleeding gums is a communicable infection. To protect yourself from bleeding gums, do not share things like glasses, cutlery etc. sharing toothbrushes should always be considered as a taboo.
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I have light pain in the lower right last teeth. I have seen a black hole in the mid. please advice medicines.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Vadodara
I have light pain in the lower right last teeth. I have seen a black hole in the mid. please advice medicines.
If it's carries and have progressed deeper then the removal of teeth is required but can only be decided by a dentist. Till then you may try taking homeopathic medicine Heklalava 6c TDs.
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I have a gap between my front 2 teeth. Is there any way to recover other than operation.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a gap between my front 2 teeth. Is there any way to recover other than operation.
Kindly consult an orthodontist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (Model study, Full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist. You may consult me in person.
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Foul Smell from mouth though I brush twice daily.

BDS
Dentist,
It may be because of stress , use mouthwash and get check up done of your periodontal condition from periodontist . Brush Twice a day and use dental floss and proxa brush NS where your brush don't reach during the time of brushing
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Cleaning Your Tongue - How & Why

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Cleaning Your Tongue - How & Why

While the mouth has the maximum amount of bacteria in the body, the highest concentration of bacteria in the mouth is on the tongue. It is therefore important to keep a clean tongue to avoid dental issues, starting from plaque formation to severe dental and oral infections.

Why clean the tongue: Before talking about how to go about keeping the tongue clean, let us look at why it should be done.

  1. Tongue cleaning is one of the main steps to maintaining a good oral hygiene.
  2. The bacteria that cause tooth decay and gum disease reside on the tongue, and cleaning it can remove the bacteria and therefore reduce tooth decay and gum disease.
  3. The bad odour produced by decay and gum disease can be avoided.
  4. Detoxifies the body - it is believed that toxin accumulation happens on the tongue, so daily cleaning helps detoxify the body.
  5. A cleaner tongue exposes the taste buds, thereby improving the perception of taste.
  6. Stimulate various other organs -The tongue has like pressure points that connect to various other body parts, and cleaning it helps stimulate these. The tip of the tongue activates the heart; the sides are connected to the spleen, liver, and gallbladder; so on and so forth.
  7. Cleaner looking tongue - Various food habits tend to give a color to the tongue. Caffeine, for instance, produces a yellow coating, which can be removed by regular brushing.

Choosing a tongue cleaner: Decide on the material and the type of the instrument. Either a plastic or metal or silicone cleaner will do the job equally well. In ancient times, gold or copper scrapers were used as it was believed to be good for health. Pick one of the three -tongue scrapers, tongue cleaners, or tongue brushes. All three are equally effective in cleaning the tongue of the bacteria. If required, motorized tongue cleaners are also available.

Technique:

  • Timing: Good to do it first thing in the morning. Overnight, there is a thick coating of bacteria on the tongue, and therefore cleaning the tongue in the morning is a good habit.
  • Swish warm water: Begin with swishing your mouth with warm water, which loosens up the microbial film and thereby making it easier to remove.
  • Scraping/Cleaning: Extend your tongue and start from the back of the tongue, as far back as possible without gagging. Toothpaste can be used on the scraper or cleaner if required. With slow, sweeping strokes, clean all the way to the front and then sideways.
  • Duration: It is good practice to brush the tongue for about 90 seconds per day.

Tongue cleaning is a simple and effective way to maintain oral and general health. If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a specialized dentist and ask a free question.

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Dear Doctor, I am 21 years old,i am suffering for long days from bad odour from my mouth during speaking.Even though i am brushing properly and flossing the mouth after eating.I am still suffering from bad odour from my mouth.Still now i doesnt take any treatment.Please provide me a solution.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Bad odour is also related to food like garlic, onions and food that has pungent aroma so try to avoid those and bad breath is also related to systemic problem, hereditary so kindly visit dentist so that I can get exact reason and get the correct treatment.
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Did you know that peppermint leaves can reduce toothache?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Did you know that peppermint leaves can reduce toothache?
Did you know that peppermint leaves can reduce toothache?
A toothache can have at its heart one or more causes, whether its tooth decay, tooth fracture or infected gums. Among the different kinds of remedies that you can employ to relieve yourself of toothache, peppermint leaves is one of the most effective ways in providing temporary respite. Possessing anti-inflammatory properties, you can use peppermint leaves in the following ways to cure that painful toothache:

1. Chew some fresh peppermint leaves to experience its cooling sensation and bring down the soreness.

2. You could lessen the swelling by holding dried peppermint leaves against the aching tooth.

3. Even having peppermint tea can provide you with respite from the pain.
For this, take 1 cup of warm water into which you add 1 teaspoon of peppermint leaves. Let it steep for about 20 minutes before allowing the tea to cool down. Take a small sip of the tea, and gargle it in your mouth before throwing it out. Repeat as needed.

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I Am getting blood from my teeth when doing brush. What I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist,
I Am getting blood from my teeth when doing brush. What I do?
Plz get your teeth cleaned by a dentist and then your problem will be solved. Please consult me privately for further assistance.
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Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 
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A women of 39 years is suffering from teeth pain. There are gaps in between the teeth's where the food gets struck. While eating it causes a lot of pain. What shall we do?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
A women of 39 years is suffering from teeth pain. There are gaps in between the teeth's where the food gets struck. W...
Get a thorough check up done. If the gums are weak and alveolar bone level is come down, go for flap therapy. If not space can be closed by cap over teeth.
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I have a problem of bleeding from my teeth time to time, and feelings a pain also. What is the solution of it? Please suggest me.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have a problem of bleeding from my teeth time to time, and feelings a pain also. What is the solution of it? Please...
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. Maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly.
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She has the ulcer in the mouth? It is difficult to drink water it pains? What is the medicine for this.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
She has the ulcer in the mouth? It is difficult to drink water it pains? What is the medicine for this.
Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take'becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief.
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I need to have a tooth implant in place of a milk tooth, I want to inquire about the procedure and budget.

BDS
Dentist, Patiala
I need to have a tooth implant in place of a milk tooth, I want to inquire about the procedure and budget.
It depends on which tooth you want to replace. Anterior teeth are usually very costly. 30k is starting cost. Procedure is not very invasive but you should not dink any alcohal or smoke till the procedure is on. And you should keep your cavity clean. Otherwise it may result in impalnt falure.
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I am 30 years old male am suffering from mouth ulcers for last 3 weeks. what should I do? Please help me.

PG Hom, London, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hi you can apply orasep gel on the ulcer three times a day. Along with that you can also take tab folvite. Mouth ulcers usually happen because of deficiency of folic acid. Hence folvite will prove beneficial.
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Sir, I have been suffering from bad breathe since 6 years. I consulted many dental doctors but I could not find the solution. So please give me some suggestions to get off from this problem.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Bad breath is commonly due to deposits over teeth surface. If not treated by scaling and polishing in your case that means it could be due to stomach problem. Consult a gastrointestinal physician for the same.
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I have small 1 st degree burn on my mouth so which medicine can give quickly recover.

DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
Apply a solution of homeopathic mother tincture causticum q one part and water 10 part on the affected area twice daily and also take causticum 200 one dose on tongue for three days. Report me after a week.
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How to control teeth pain? solution please.

BDS
Dentist,
First understand the causes of teeth pain. A deep cavity/ pain in third molar. Kindly get yourself checked by dentist. And take medications/treatment accordingly.
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I have to remove my teeth and the dentist is asking only 200 rupees for removing one teeth is he is taking right cost from me.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Cost is of his skill n the materials med he is using, sterilisation costs, cost of disposable equipment he is using, cost of disposable material he is to use for himself like gloves mask etc n the establishment cost hence I think he must b breaking even only very reasonable.
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There is a man of age 54 who is affected from disease advance periodontitis. He is in pain, doctor advised him to took out the teeth but his sugar level is not under control (fasting 336 nd other is 440) so how he can fastly control his sugar level nd is there any other option for him bcz he is in extreme pain pls suggest what can we do?

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
There is a man of age 54 who is affected from disease advance periodontitis. He is in pain, doctor advised him to too...
Get (hbA1c) test for blood sugar levels for long-term if it's percentage is up to 10% and below we can go for extraction.
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