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Dr. Alex Maschio

BDS

Dentist, Thane

9 Years Experience  ·  0 at clinic
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To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
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Dr. Alex Maschio is a renowned Dentist in Kaushalya Medical Foundation Trust Hospital, Thane. He has helped numerous patients in his 9 years of experience as a Dentist. He studied and completed BDS . You can meet Dr. Alex Maschio personally at The Lord's Dental Clinic in Kaushalya Medical Foundation Trust Hospital, Thane. Book an appointment online with Dr. Alex Maschio on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), Chennai, - 2008
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English
Hindi
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Indian Dental Association
Wagle Estate Doctors Association

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One of my tooth is damaged then I fitted cement in my tooth after some days my tooth is leaved the cement. What I should do.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
One of my tooth is damaged then I fitted cement in my tooth after some days my tooth is leaved the cement. What I sho...
It should be filled again and with the great caution not to contaminate the filling with saliva or some external food stuffs in initial setting hours. You can ask your dentist to use rubber dam if not used previously. Sometimes a filling may not stay longer if any plunging tooth is hitting directly over the filling. In that case the filled tooth can be capped to save it from premature dislodgement of filling. Thank you.
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I have a chronic problem of bad breath. What r the remedies to fight with the problem?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hello, bad breath could be because of deposits on teeth surface or food lodged in between teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth twice daily, night brushing is very important. Floss regularly. Rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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Dental Fillings - Procedure And Types!

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dental Fillings - Procedure And Types!

Most of us suffer from some or the other dental problem in our lifetime. Majority of these problems are attributed to tooth decay. Tooth decay or cavities occur when bacteria living in the mouth produce a strong acid that slowly deteriorates the health of the teeth. If left untreated such decays will lead to infection, causing extreme pain and eventually tooth loss. To prevent this, dental fillings are done. 

What is a Dental Filling?
A dental filling is one of the most commonly used methods that can restore the normal functioning and shape of the tooth, which may have been damaged due to tooth decay. These fillings close off the spaces where bacteria can set in and cause further decay. This protects the surrounding tissues too as food and bacteria accumulated in cavities can harm gums too. 

Procedure of Dental Filling: 
Before a filling session, the dentist will carry out proper assessmnt of your teeth. Dental X-rays may be used to ascertain the extent of the damage. This can be followed by a procedure with which the dentist will clean out the affected area of the tooth. After the decay has been cleaned out, the cavity will be filled with desired filling material. 

Types of Dental Fillings: 
There are various kinds of dental fillings. Let us find out a little bit about each kind. 

  1. Gold filling: These are made in a laboratory before they are cemented in place. These fillings are known to last over two decades thanks to the fact that they are tolerated exceptionally well by the gum tissue. This is also an expensive option, which will require multiple visits to the dental clinic. 
  2. Amalgam filling: These are also known as silver fillings and are usually an alloy containing tin, silver, and other metals, which bond well with the teeth. Many Dentists today are advising against the use of these fillings as it has been proved that mercury content in these fillings can harm the body.
  3. Composite resin filling: These kinds of fillings are matched to the colour of your teeth for a natural appearance. These are the most commonly uses fillings today as they fulfill most of the criteria we would desire from a dental filling. 
  4. Porcelain filling: These are known as inlays or onlays. These fillings are used in restorations where a large part of the tooth structure has been lost. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.
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Dental Health!

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Dental Health!

While preparing for rct: getting to know from a dentist if consuming an antibiotic medicine is advisable, as it can help in reducing the infection and swelling.

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Certified in Concious Sedation, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Karaikal
brush two times daily (morninig and night), to minimize dental problems

My teeth is very yellow. I am very tensioned of my teeth how can I make my teeth white.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
My teeth is very yellow. I am very tensioned of my teeth how can I make my teeth white.
yellowness of teeth could be due to deposits over teeth surface or the colour of teeth may be yellow. visit a dentist for thorough check up. get scaling and polishing done for your teeth. if you are not satisfied with the results go for bleaching of teeth
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Stiffness on right side. Stiff Jaw, right leg n hand. Numbness on right feet after getting up. Pain in left hand. Stiffness in neck too. Have tinnitus too in right ear.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
Stiffness on right side. Stiff Jaw, right leg n hand. Numbness on right feet after getting up. Pain in left hand. Sti...
Hi Apply pranacharya restopain oil or prasarini oil on your affected part then give hot fomentation. Take maha rasnadi kwath 2-2 tsf twice a day. Take pranacharya vatari syrup and capsule twice a day. And agni tundi vati and maha yograj guggul 1-1 tab twice a day.
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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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Hi, I am 30 yrs old, female and I have a pain in my left gum for last 1 months. What should I do?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Please start warm saline rinses nd a fluoride mouthwash. Also brush twice daily and gargle everytime after meals. Also visit your dentist for cleaning of your teeth.
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My tooth has been decay and I want to remove gems from it can you pls suggest me some medicine.

BDS
Dentist,
My tooth has been decay and I want to remove gems from it can you pls suggest me some medicine.
Hi, from what you have mentioned above, it seems you have got cavities in your teeth. Cavities cannot be treated with medicines. The existing decay needs to be removed and the tooth should be filled with an inert material to prevent the further progression of the decay.
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Hello, my problem is after waking up i suffer from bad breath, even if i get a nap in the evening, what could be the reason? What should i do?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
The oral cavity serves as both a site of and a gateway entry of disease for microbial infections, which can affect general health status. In addition, some studies have demonstrated a relationship between periodontal diseases and diabetes, cardiovascular disease, stroke, and adverse pregnancy outcomes. Furthermore, the report establishes a relationship between oral health and quality of life, including functional, psychosocial, and economic indicators. Poor oral health can affect diet, nutrition, sleep, psychological status, social interaction, school, and work. Protection and control of oral health and diseases safeguards a woman?s health and quality of life before and during pregnancy.Also, it has the potential to decrease the transmission of pathogenic bacteria that occurs from mother to child. Along with pregnancy, come physiological changes for a woman. The changes, including fluctuating hormones, increase the woman?s susceptibility to oral infections such as periodontal disease. This disease impairs the body?s ability to repair and maintain soft tissues.It also causes indirect damage through bacterial induction of both inflammatory and immune responses of the host. During pregnancy, mild inflammation of the gums, ?pregnancy gingivitis, is quite common and if left untreated can lead to periodontal disease. There have been an increased number of studies establishing associations between, periodontal disease and negative health outcomes, which include tooth loss, cardiovascular disease, stroke, poor diabetes control, and adverse birth outcomes. Another notable oral disease pertinent to maternal child health is dental caries. Dental caries is the process of tooth decay, and the development of what is commonly known as cavities. Dental carries are transmitted from mother to child vertically; colonization of cariogenic bacteria primarily occurs from mother to child through saliva-sharing activities. Maternal oral flora can ultimately foretell oral flora in offspring. In addition, other maternal factors such as social, behavioral, and biological factors can predispose a child?s experience with tooth-decay. Some of these factors include the lack of knowledge a mother possesses concerning oral health, which can influence the development of caries among her children. Compared to children whose mothers have good oral health, children whose mothers have bad oral health are five times as likely to have poor oral health.Poor maintenance of oral health has profound implications on the development of children. Oral health affects the quality of life, especially children, with respect to functional, psychological, economic, and overall emotional well-being of an individual.Adverse effects of poor oral health, take for example the consequences a simple cavity can have on a child. First, it is painful. This might cause a child to miss school or have poor concentration, eventually compromising school performance. In addition, due to the pain, it might result in poor weight gain or growth. Also, children may exhibit reduced self-esteem because of cosmetic issues. Furthermore, it can affect language and impair speech. Impaired speech development can also result in low self-esteem. Finally, cavities although easily preventable, can pose a financial burden of a family. Poor oral health permeates into other aspects of life, posing threats to overall well-being, if not handled timely and effectively
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I am 47years old, I am a patient of mouth ulcers, due to chewing tobacco. Kindly suggest me the remedy.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am 47years old, I am a patient of mouth ulcers, due to chewing tobacco.
Kindly suggest me the remedy.
First is to stop tobacco altogether. You can use mucopain or dologel ointment on ulcer 3-4 times a day. For faster relief you can also start b complex tablets 3 times for 5 days. Completely avoid spicy, oily n hard foods n alcohol (if you drink).
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My teeth is not not joint gap between teeth is cery big and not clean my teeth inside what I can do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth is not not joint gap between teeth is cery big and not clean my teeth inside what I can do.
Kindly consult a dentist 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. 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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Hello doctor, I had buyed betadine mouth wash. Now how to use it. Please tell me doctor.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Solution: oral germicide for fast and soothing relief of sore throat and mouth sores. Breath freshener, where excessive bacteria in the mouth is present. Mouthwash for oral hygiene of postoperative or bedridden patients. Oral antiseptic before and after dental operations or tooth extractions. Ideal degerming soak for dentures and toothbrushes. Paint: treatment and prevention of infection, treating stomatitis or aphthous, or mouth sores. Solution: directions for use: sore throat and mouth infections: pour 20 ml (4 tsp) into a glass and gargle for 30 sec. Repeat 2-4 times daily or as required. Mouthwash: use 20 ml (4 tsp) full strength or diluted with an equal amount of water. Gargle for 30 sec. Repeat as desired. Paint: use undiluted to affected area twice a day.
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My question is how much pain feel a patient during ulcer. What are the best technique and treatment which cure the disease. Please give reply very fast.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My question is how much pain feel a patient during ulcer. What are the best technique and treatment which cure the di...
Dear anoop ulcer is a painful condition .before treatment you must know the reason of the disease and than treatment can proceed . Avoid eating spicy, oily foods and hot beverages. Include fresh fruits containing vitamin C and raw vegetables as part of your diet. Avoid eating candy, chewing gum and aerated drinks. Avoid eating hard foods, Include fresh yogurt, buttermilk, cottage cheese and other dairy products in your diet. Maintain good oral hygiene. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush when brushing your teeth. gargle your mouth alternating with hot and chilled water or apply ice on the part where you have the ulcer. That will reduce the swelling. Chew a few basil or tulsi leaves along with some water for about three to four times every day. This will help the ulcers go away faster. Apply little honey onto the mouth ulcer or mix in a little turmeric to make a paste that can be applied to the affected area. Honey helps to retain moisture and prevent dehydration. It also helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. Reduce your stress levels by doing an activity that you find relaxing, such as yoga, meditation or exercise. Use a saline rinse Mix a teaspoon or two of salt with a warm glass of water. You can also substitute salt with a pinch of baking soda. Hold the saline solution in your mouth, and swish from side to side. Gargle and spit the solution into the sink. Repeat a few times a day. It's a good idea to do it again after meals and before you go to bed. apply glycerine on ulcers and use ointment benzocaine in case of pain .
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Hi I am 24 year old guy, during summer my mouth become drought and even though I am drinking plenty of water and I am having sever pain in my head after wakeup.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi I am 24 year old guy, during summer my mouth become drought and even though I am drinking plenty of water and I am...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Drink plenty of water. For dry mouth, consider chewing sugar-free gum or sucking on sugar-free candies to help stimulate salivary flow. There also are artificial saliva’s on the market that may help to induce salivation. Sialogogues (Pilocarpine 30 mg/day. Contraindications - include many lung conditions, such as asthma, cardiac problems, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease). Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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My daughter aged 11 needs braces. I hear there is a new type of braces which does not show and is more comfortable. Is it available and if yes how much does it cost.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello mam, braces are available in a great variety these days and are having different advantages over each other. Tooth colored braces can be used with tooth colored wires which do not show much, aligners are a system where no braces are fixed to the teeth only transparent covers are worn by the patient, prices are variable.
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Suffering from bad breath, bad body odour & false smelling of mouth since 20 years.

General Physician, Jhunjhunu
Mr. lybrate-user bad breathing in mouth is due to bad oral hygiene so firstly maintain your oral hygiene after that consult a dentist. For bad body odour you can try bath with Neem Ka Paani (नीम के पत्तो को पानी में उबाल कर) its due to bacterial growth in your sweat gland please use antibacterial powder like Neomycin. Good Luck.
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My sons age 10 years, can he use Listerine mouthwash, and how much dosage. Because he having very bad smell in his mouth.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
My sons age 10 years, can he use Listerine mouthwash, and how much dosage. Because he having very bad smell in his mo...
Hi Anthony.. Listerine will give relief for 1 hour but it will be back after few hours.. Better treat the cause of the bad smell(halitosis) with proper homoeopathic treatment... and get the permanent result... The mouth wash can cause damage to the teeth...
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