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Dr. Smita Sinha

Dentist, Pune

200 at clinic
Dr. Smita Sinha Dentist, Pune
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Dr. Smita Sinha is an experienced Dentist in Pashan, Pune. You can meet Dr. Smita Sinha personally at Oyster Dental in Pashan, Pune. Book an appointment online with Dr. Smita Sinha and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I have toothache from last 2 years, also decay with black spot on dental cap? I except your proper guidance?

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
For toothache you should undergo proper clinical examination. If decay is not too deeo it can be exacavated and be restored by composite cement. If decay is too deep it can be treated by root canal treatment followed by crown (cap)
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I am 25 year old male I have got bad breathe problem from last two years what to do?

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am 25 year old male I have got bad breathe problem from last two years what to do?
Dear lybrate-user, brush regularly with vertical up and down strokes. Cleaning every part of the mouth is very important. If you have a history of tobacco or gurkha chewing it is the most possible that you might be suffering from gingivitis.
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I find mouth is dried during night hrs.(01.00 to 06.00 hrs.) Can you advice me to over come this problem ?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Are you taking any medication sir? For hypertension or otherwise? If so these medications could cause dryness of mouth.Consult your physician for an alternate medicine.Sip lot of water in the night time between 1-6 hrs .Brush with a fluoride tooth paste, avoid tobacco of any form.You can use mouthwashes before you sleep in the night.Rexidin mouthwash .
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How Breathing Through the Mouth Affects Oral Health in Children

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
How Breathing Through the Mouth Affects Oral Health in Children

Mouth breathing in children is very common and while a kid with open mouth might seem cute, it is not always the case. The parents need to be made aware that a child breathing through the mouth all the time is not normal and it is high time they find a way to manage it.

A little understanding of the effects of the mouth breathing habit on the child's health in general and oral health in particular can be an eye-opener for the parent. For an educated person, there are obvious symptoms, which indicate that the child is a mouth-breather.

These symptoms include:

  1. Dryness of the lips
  2. Crowding of the front teeth
  3. Snoring
  4. Sleeping with the mouth open
  5. Recurrent infections of the airways including sinusitis and middle ear infections
  6. Bad breath

Common causes include:

  1. Chronic nasal obstruction/congestion because of which the child is not able to get enough oxygen through the nose.
  2. Enlarged tonsils or adenoids
  3. Thumb or finger-sucking habit
  4. Recurrent respiratory infections

Effects of mouth breathing on oral health:

Mouth breathing may seem like a harmless habit, but has serious effects on the oral and dental health of the child. Some of them are discussed below.

  1. Dry mouth: A constantly open mouth can lead to drying up of the saliva. This in turn leads to reduced effects of saliva including the flushing effect on the bacteria and the food deposits. This leads to increased chances of tooth decay and gum diseases.
  2. Tooth decay: With reduced saliva, the pH remains acidic for a longer period of time, leading to increased chances of tooth decay.
  3. Gum diseases: Reduced amounts of saliva also leads to increased gum disease and periodontal disease as the bacteria are not removed and have a conducive environment to act upon.
  4. Facial development: A mouth breathing child maintains a different posture than a nose breather. This leads to a narrow and long face, flattened nose, smaller nostrils, reduced facial tone, thin upper lip, pouty upper lip, and a small lower jaw.
  5. Speech: An open mouth causes the tongue to thrust into the palate when talking. This leads to altered pronunciation of some sounds; especially and can cause lisping.
  6. Braces: Mouth breathing causes multiple challenges including prolonged treatment period, inability to close the gaps, reduced stability of the realigned teeth, and increased chances of relapse. The added complication of increased gum disease and tooth decay makes it worse. The habit needs to be corrected first before going in for braces.

If that sounds like a long list, they are not all inclusive. Early intervention in the habit can correct and negate all these effects. Talk to your dentist to know how to help your mouth breathing child.

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My teeth has become red as I was having pan masala now I want to make it white how can i?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
My teeth has become red as I was having pan masala now I want to make it white how can i?
red color is due to stains present on your teeth. You need to get it removed either by brushing with a good whitening paste or professionally by a dentist.
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I feel bad in my teeth when i drink cold drink or some cold beverages. what should i do ? please advice.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (Sensodyne Tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. Advance procedures can be done with laser
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Mere Teeth Main bhut jyada dard ho rha h. Down main last wala teeth. Mouth ka maas bhi uske upar rehta hai jiski wajah se wo kat jata h baar baar. Please help me.

M.Sc - Medical Bio-chemistry, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Mere Teeth Main bhut jyada dard ho rha h. Down main last wala teeth. Mouth ka maas bhi uske upar rehta hai jiski waja...
It seems that you are suffering from pericoronitis. Visit a near by dentist. He /she will prescribe you medication. If the problem persists then get that offending tooth extracted.
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Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices should be consumed in a limited quantity because they are acidic in nature. Acidic food or drinks often soften the tooth material which leads to the dissolution of minerals into the tooth enamel, resulting in cavities (holes).
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Hello. I am suffering from vomiting problem. Everyday when I woke up and at the time of brushing my teeth I am feeling vomiting. Please help me Thanks.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello. I am suffering from vomiting problem. Everyday when I woke up and at the time of brushing my teeth I am feelin...
The vomit sensation you are talking about is known as Gag Reflex. It is a protective mechanism of the human body to avoid the entrance of any unwanted material down the throat. In your case, you are experiencing the reflex while brushing, that means your brushing pattern might be wrong. You are taking your brush to much deeper areas than required. Also, you might not be cleaning your tongue properly. Visit your dentist and ask him about some correct brushing patterns and start using a tongue cleaner. Whenever you experience gag try to focus on some other activity or object, such as your big toe. It diverts you and thus the gag stops. Avoid mouth breathing, that increases the gag. If the problem persists even after changing your brushing/cleaning pattern and avoiding mouth breathing there is more to it. Pay a visit to both your dentist and gasteroenterologist.
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I have pain in my teeth from last two weeks. What is the problem and solution of it.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have pain in my teeth from last two weeks. What is the problem and solution of it.
pain might be due to a deep cavity/ or your wisdom tooth..kindly get it checked properly by dentist so as dentist can give you medications/treatment for the same..
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I have a problem. As mine teeth yelllow colouring their stem. I used several company pastes but it never changed. And both cheeks turns black wounds with scars through brushing. Please tell a method to how can recover this.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
give little more details of cheek problem .the roots are normally 0n yellowish side more than crown ,it can be corrected.
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I have sensitivity problem and my tooth suddenly starts aching on hitting something hard.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have sensitivity problem and my tooth suddenly starts aching on hitting something hard.
This could b either due to sensitivity due to loss of enamel surface or due to decay of tooth. Tooth decay can b treated by filling of tooth or by rct n capping of the decay is deep. Sensitivity can b reduced by using desensitizing toothpaste such as senquelf or sensodyne toothpaste by rubbing some amount of toothpaste onto your tooth surface n wait till 5 mins before rinsing it off. Get your teeth evaluated by dentist to know the cause of your problem n get treated accordingly. Regards.
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BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.
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I have cavity problem. Should I use fluoride gel or varnish to repair my teeth enamel.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have cavity problem. Should I use fluoride gel or varnish to repair my teeth enamel.
It is not possible to repair enamel. Enamel does not grow again. get your teeth checked thoroughly by a dentist. For cavities you should go for filling of teeth
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Hello sir, I am 30 years old male am suffering from mouth ulcers for last 3 weeks what should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Mouth ulcer could be due to indigestion problem or dyspepsia. Get your stool examined. Apply zytee or gelora gel 3-4 times daily and take multivitamin tablet. If no relief consult doctor
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Improving oral and dental health

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Improving oral and dental health
Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth. Tooth pastes which contain flouride help in keeping the teeth healthy by reducing the risk of tooth decay.
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Precautions required for wisdom tooth extraction that has started to grow horizontally and is damaging next molar. Should both be removed and which medications to stop before extraction?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Precautions required for wisdom tooth extraction that has started to grow horizontally and is damaging next molar. Sh...
U need to grt the 3rd molar removed and rct to your 2nd molar and you need to stop cholesterol tablet and atorva 2days before the treatment and one day after the treatment.
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My teeth are full of cavities should I prefer ayurveda or move towards allopathy.

M.D.S
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth are full of cavities should I prefer ayurveda or move towards allopathy.
Hiii there is actually no ayurvedic treatment for cavities of your teeth you need to get fillings done or a root canal done depending on the condition of your teeth. Thank you.
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Is there possible to change face after treatment of orthodontic specially teeth extraction process? please help.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Is there possible to change face after treatment of orthodontic specially teeth extraction process? please help.
With your teeth getting aligned your facial profile also improves. You can't change your face like in movie face off.
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Sir I need my teeth to be straight So how much price I have to pay. For metal braces.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Howrah
Sir I need my teeth to be straight
So how much price I have to pay.
For metal braces.
Hello Lybrate user, to get your teeth in correct alignment you need Orthodontic treatment (Braces. Your treatment cost depends on the severity of your problem, the duration of treatment and the type of braces that are to be used. Even metal braces can be of various types, SLB, traditional, lingual. It's advisable for you to consult an Orthodontist (braces specialist) regarding your treatment cost and other details.
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