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Dr. Dilip G. K

BDS

Dentist, Thane

19 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Dilip G. K is a trusted Dentist in Dombivali, Thane. He has over 19 years of experience as a Dentist. He has completed BDS . He is currently practising at Dento Care Dental Clinic in Dombivali, Thane. Book an appointment online with Dr. Dilip G. K on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - St Gearge Hospital,CST, - 1998
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English
Hindi
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Indian Dental Association

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Seal Off Trouble

BDS
Dentist, Zirakpur
Seal Off Trouble
Permanent molars come in around age 6. Thin protective coatings applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth can prevent decay in the pits and fissures. To know more about this, talk to your dental professional.

Sir my front two big teeth had been changing slightly dull black in colour in between two. How to correct that sir please guide me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir my front two big teeth had been changing slightly dull black in colour in between two. How to correct that sir pl...
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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BDS
Dentist, Nashik
use of dental floss can be really helpful in cleaning spaces between teeth

I am 19 years old my teeth accumulating with yellowish dirt regularly what should I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am 19 years old my teeth accumulating with yellowish dirt regularly what should I do?
Get scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth regularly two times daily with soft bristle toothbrush - rinse your mouth after eating anything. Floss your tooth to prevent food impaction. Avoid too much chocolates, tea and coffee.
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White Patches on Teeth - Causes and Management

Certified Implantologist, Aesthetic , BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
White Patches on Teeth - Causes and Management

White patches on teeth are formed due to many reasons. There are many factors contributing to this. The appearance of the white patches is just like tiny white patches or spots randomly here and there on the teeth. They look odd and may give an impression of poor health and hygiene. 

The causes of white patches on the teeth

White patches are formed on the teeth for the following common reasons:

  • If the teeth are ill formed during development and more calcium is released than required during the development stages, then the excess calcium gets deposited on the teeth as the white patches. You may see them as spots which many be light in color or flashy white.
  • Fluorosis is another common factor, which causes the white patches. This occurs in childhood. During the developing years, if the child's teeth get an excess supply of fluorides, then the white patches develop on the teeth.
  • Mineral depletion is another cause for the white patches. This happens mostly for loss of calcium. If calcium is scarce, then the small white spots are developed on teeth, and the problem is referred to as hypocalcification.
  • If you had been wearing braces for years, and didn't take care of teeth around the braces, then also white spots may develop when you take off the braces.

The various ways of treating the white spots
While the damage is done due to hypocalcification in developmental stages or due to excess fluorides in the developing years can't be reversed, but the appearance can definitely be taken care of. The management is done as follows:

  • Tooth bleaching is an option. The bleach brings uniformity in the teeth color and therefore, conceals the discoloration.
  • Air abrasion is another process where tiny crystal particles are blown towards the patches of calcium deposits, and this depletes the calcium. The removal of excess calcium brings a balance in teeth color.
  • If there are dentures or gaps formed in the teeth after removal of calcium deposits, then a filling will be done to add to the portion to bring natural color balance and smoothness.
  • Tooth capping and porcelain veneer can be added or crowned on tooth so that complete concealing is done of the white spots; this is done when in no other way the visible spots can be managed.

Prevention is better than cure and therefore, practicing dental hygiene and oral care is the best way to prevent the problem. Also a periodic dental checkup has to be done in every six months.

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Hi. Doctor mere ek teeth mei hole ho gaya hai. Ishme filling treatment hone mei kitna time aur day lagta hai. Approx cost kya ati h.

BDS, Masters in Immediate Loading Implants, Digital Smile Degin , Fellowship in Implantology
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hi. Doctor mere ek teeth mei hole ho gaya hai. Ishme filling treatment hone mei kitna time aur day lagta hai. Approx ...
Depends on size hole. Wether filling is required or rct. Visit your dentist for more details if filling is required generally one sitting of 15 mins-30 mins is req. Costing vary from 600-1500rs.
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I am 54 year old male. Most of my teeth atr not in good condition and dentist advised me to take out all the teeth which has left the root. Please advise.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
If the roots are non infected and strong you can get a overdenture done which will be constructed on your existing teeth
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I have got ulcers in the mouth. One on the underside of the tongue and other on the inner lining of the cheek. What are some home remedies, or medication if necessary? Also, what are the causes of ulcers in mouth?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Pune
Dear Lybrate user, Mouth ulcers have multiple reasons. Most of the times the causes are related to stress, burns from hot foods, injury from ill fitting dentures, tooth brush trauma, braces, accidental biting, sharp tooth. Nutritional deficiencies can contribute to this. Certain medications including the common pain killer can result into Mouth ulcers In some cases underlying health conditions cause ulcers. Such as Viral infections, Gastrointestinal diseases, Immune deficiencies etc. When to visit your nearby dentist: Ulcers are taking longer time to heal, three weeks or more Ulcers are unusually larger in size Ulcers are spreading When associated with high grade fever When the pain is unbearable even after taking over the counter medicines, avoiding spicy foods When there is difficulty in drinking sufficient fluids.
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I am 22 year old girl. I have bad breath problem from some time. I have tried many home ramedies but after 20 to 30 mints the problems come as it is what should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. You can come for a consultation (free of cost) in our clinic.
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I have pain in tooth and water are very cooling in my tooth so have very problem create in feeding time.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have pain in tooth and water are very cooling in my tooth so have very problem create in feeding time.
If it is related to a particular tooth. That tooth might be getting cavity. Visit a dentist and seek proper consultation.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
For safer and healthier gums, try massaging your gums with eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth on a daily basis. It will increase the blood activation thereby keeping your gums healthy.

Capping done on front 10 teeth because I had a gap in front and moving away with age. I am not sure if this is correct I am nervous for side effects.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Capping done on front 10 teeth because I had a gap in front and moving away with age. I am not sure if this is correc...
Gap can be filled either by capping or artificial enamel filling or enamel bonding or braces, depends upon individual teeth arrangments and condition. You have got right treatment. Have faith on your dentist. Take care of your oral hygiene.
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Alternatives for Improving Smile

BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Alternatives for Improving Smile

A beautiful smile plays a very vital role in enhancing the overall beauty of face. Rotated, stained and maL-placed tooth can cause major aesthetic/cosmetic and psychological problems in teenage and young adults. Mid-line teeth gap, rotated teeth, crowded teeth, stained teeth, broken tooth edges and wearing tooth edges are the most common cosmetic problems that our patients report to us. Dynamic advancements in the field of dentistry has come across with the solution of majority of cosmetic problems.

Here we discuss the various options available for improving smile:

1. Veneers: They are thin pieces of porcelain or plastic glued to the front of your teeth. For teeth that are severely discoloured, chipped or misshapen and gaps between the teeth, veneers create a durable and pleasing smile. A veneer is made to match the colour and shape of your tooth. Not everyone is a candidate for professional teeth whitening. Bleaching is not recommended if you have tooth colored fillings, crowns, caps or bonding in your front teeth. There are two types of veneers:

a. Porcelain (indirect) veneers, which must first be created to fit your teeth in a dental laboratory and require two visits to the dentist. Porcelain veneers are generally stronger, while composite veneers are less expensive. With porcelain veneers, the dentist takes an impression of the tooth and sends it to the dental lab for fabrication of the veneer, usually after the front of the tooth has been reduced.

b. Composite (direct) veneers, which are bonded to your tooth enamel in a single visit. With either method, the tooth is prepared for bonding by roughening the front surface with mild etching solution. The veneer can then be bonded to your tooth using a dental bonding cement.

2. Bonding: It uses composite resin to restore chipped or broken teeth, fill in gaps and reshape or recolor your smile. After applying a very mild etching solution that slightly roughens the surface of your teeth and permits the bonding material to adhere, your dentist applies the resin and sculpts, colours and shapes it to provide a pleasing result. A high-intensity light hardens the material, which is then finely polished. Bonding agents are used in treatment of midline gap closures, fractured tooth restoration, wearing teeth edges.

3. Whitening: Some people are born with teeth that are more yellow than others. Others have teeth that yellow with age. Your natural tooth colour can also be affected by many factors. Surface stains (called extrinsic stains by dentists) and discolouration can be caused by:
a. Tobacco (whether smoked or chewed)
b. Drinking tea, coffee, or red wine
c. Eating highly pigmented foods such as cherries and blueberries
d. Accumulation of tartar deposits, which result from plaque that has hardened
e. Treatment with the antibiotic tetracycline during the time when teeth are forming
f. Yellowing or greying of the teeth as part of the aging process
g. Trauma to the teeth that may result in the death of the tooth's nerve, giving the tooth a brown, grey or black colour.

Whitening/Bleaching is a simple procedure where whitening agents are applied over the tooth surface in order to chemically change the colour of tooth. It can either be a single visit clinical procedure or multiple application home procedure under the guidance of your dentist.

Will my newly whitened teeth stain?
Any tooth can stain, including the veneers and bonds mentioned above. To help prevent stains from coming back, avoid smoking, coffee, tea, red wine and heavily coloured foods. And brush your teeth twice a day with a whitening toothpaste. If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a specilized dentist and ask a free question.

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Dental Implants

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
Dental Implants

What are dental implant? How safe they are? What is the advantage of an implant?

Whenever, there is a missing tooth, earlier the treatment was to replace it with a plastic denture or with a fixed bridge. A denture requires ugly wires to hold it in place and for the bridge process, cutting the neighbouring healthy teeth is required, in order to provide support to it.

Both had limitations with respect to the number of teeth that could be replaced.

A Dental implant is nothing, but a screw made of pure Titanium and is fixed in the jaw bone. They are a 100% safe, provided the surgery is well planned and executed keeping the patient's overall medical health in mind and with specific attention given to the amount of remaining bone in the jaw.

Implants can be used to replace a single tooth or many missing teeth. Even if you have no teeth remaining, implants can be used to support a complete denture, thus making them secure and firm in fit.

The entire procedure is relatively painless as it is done under local anaesthesia and within 3 to 6 months with some additional measurements, your dentist will be able to fabricate custom-made teeth for you that allow you to chew and talk just like before!

Keep in mind that along with regular check up, good maintenance on your part as a patient with good hygiene habits, your implants could last for many years. In our practice we have replaced single teeth, multiple missing teeth and entirely missing sets including those with complete dentures (learn more about Regular Care for Dentures) for patients from the age of 30 to 85! There is no reason for you not to get a satisfactory result with dental implants!

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I am from from himachal pradesh I am suffering from teeth problem and sensitivity what should I will do for that ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am from from himachal pradesh I am suffering from teeth problem and sensitivity what should I will do for that ?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing 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. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months.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.
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My teeth are always seems yellow and it is not show white. please tell me what can I do for this?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth are always seems yellow and it is not show white. please tell me what can I do for this?
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics.
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MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Massaging your gums daily with eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth will increase the blood activation and will keep your gums healthy and safe.

Dentist, Hyderabad
Brush twice daily.. Consult dentist once in every 6 months..Gargle your mouth after every meal

"My teeth don't hurt, so they must be all right"

BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist, Aligarh
"My teeth don't hurt, so they must be all right"
"My teeth don't hurt, so they must be all right"

Many people don't see a dentist until it's too late. We call this" emergency treatment" instead of" preventative treatment.

Remember: tooth decay doesn't hurt until it's too late. While patients may feel they are saving money, it usually ends up costing much more in both cost and time.
Ask us a private question to discuss your oral problems one on one or schedule your preventative dental visit today.

Hello sir I am 32 year old, my problem is that my mouth and jaw is not open care fully only two finger go in to my mouth please give me a good suggestion.

DNB (ENT), MBBS
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
It sounds like you may have a condition called as oral submucosal fibrosis (osf) that occurs due to excessive chewing of tobacco and gutka. If that is the case then see an ent to receive steroid injections that will release the fibrous bands and help in opening your mouth. You will also need exercises to open the mouth. If your ent says the cause is not osf then he may evaluate your tm joint (jaw bone joint) to see if there is any issue there.
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