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Dr. Prajakta M. Likhitkar

BDS

Dentist, Thane

7 Years Experience  ·  0 at clinic
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Dr. Prajakta M. Likhitkar is a trusted Dentist in Kaushalya Medical Foundation Trust Hospital, Thane. She has helped numerous patients in her 7 years of experience as a Dentist. She is a BDS . She is currently associated with Dentsmile Multispeciality dental clinic in Kaushalya Medical Foundation Trust Hospital, Thane. Book an appointment online with Dr. Prajakta M. Likhitkar on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - MUMBAI UNIVERSITY, - 2010
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English
Hindi
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Indian Dental Association

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Sir, my rootcanal complete before 6 month but in this is small hole, now in want cap on teeth pls guide me this is correct or not & how may rs spend in this process?

BDS
Dentist, Dibrugarh
You would have gone through capping of the tooth at that time only.You can go for capping now also . Before that you should go for restoration of that cavity (hole) which is done after RCT. Make sure the RCT is in good condition. By xray you can get it checked. And cap rates vary according to material of cap.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Coffee, cigarettes, sodas and sour candies may taste good but are capable of causing severe damage to your teeth. Avoiding them will save your teeth from damage.
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Dear Sir, I am 42 years old got oral cancer surgery twice, first surgery done in Aug 2014 at ONCOLOGY HOSPITAL at Hyderabad, due to radiation not given for first time surgery, 1 lump re-occurred under the neck with in 4 months of surgery. Undergone MRI Scan and diagnosed lump done 2nd surgery at Secunderabad on 14th of Jan 2016, by a reputed Oncology Surgeon & Radiation Oncologist Dr. Reputed chemotherapies they removed total left side Jaws (Up & down) I got radiation treatment and also Chemotherapy, and still suffering with radiation effect, my radiation therapy completed in july 2015. But still saliva secretion is not happening unable to eat chilli mixed curries my mouth is becoming dry, as secretion of saliva is not happening at one side. How long shall this effect will be there in my life. Aside I am not able to open my total mouth and take food properly. Kindly suggest me if any possibilities of fast cure of this problem Sir.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Brush your teeth after each meal and at bedtime with a soft-bristle toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste. Soak the brush in warm water to make the bristles even softer.Floss gently once a day.Rinse your mouth four to six times a day, especially after meals, with salt and baking soda. Try a solution of half a teaspoon of salt and half a teaspoon of baking soda in one cup of warm water.When radiation therapy starts, use fluoride rinses and gels. These are an important part of caring for the health of your mouth during cancer treatment.Drink sips of water throughout the day, and use artificial saliva to moisten the mouth.Avoid mouthwashes and other dental products that contain alcohol. Products designed for people with dry mouth are available without a prescription.Use a cool mist humidifier, especially at night.
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I have a toothache. And its deep now. But it doesnt pain. Does it will be injurious or it will not harm.?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
I have a toothache. And its deep now. But it doesnt pain. Does it will be injurious or it will not harm.?
Yes it will harm you as the bone will start getting destroyed with formation of pus and one day you may have a facial swelling or sinus etc. Its better to consult and get the treatment done may be rct.
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I am having burning sensation in my mouth! What medicine or ointment should I use?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am having burning sensation in my mouth!
What medicine or ointment should I use?
To avoid infection and reduce pain in a first-degree burn on the tongue: rinse the area well with cool water for a few minutes. Remove any dirt or particles that may be on the burn. Wet a clean cloth with cool water and hold it on top of the burn. Suck on ice chips or a popsicle to soothe the pain. Gargle with cool water or salt water. Avoid warm or hot liquids, which could irritate the burn. Take acetaminophen or ibuprofen for pain and inflammation. Sprinkle a few grains of sugar on the tongue to relieve pain.
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I always faced problem that my teeth get sharpen and in side mouse their are different rashes and teeth get sharp and its happen when I slept late at night and also dknt get enough sleep.

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
I always faced problem that my teeth get sharpen and in side mouse their are different rashes and teeth get sharp and...
Use vicco powder for brush Also. Kreos 30. 3tims. Day for WK Merc 30 twice day for WK Bell3c 4tims day
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Sir/Mam I have problem in teeth always blood is coming. please tell me what to do to stop this?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir/Mam I have problem in teeth always blood is coming. please tell me what to do to stop this?
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. 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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My 1 front teeth of upper jaw is slightly tilt in its position, but remaining teeth are good in shape and position. How much it cost if I undergo braces treatment and how much time is needed?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
My 1 front teeth of upper jaw is slightly tilt in its position, but remaining teeth are good in shape and position. H...
Hello Lybrate user, before planning treatment for misaligned teeth, a doctor needs to take impression of upper and lower teeth, few xrays and photographs. Only after analysing them a doctor decides the treatment plan. Charges and time needed for completion of treatment can only be decided by looking at the severity of condition. So visit your nearby orthodontist and let him decide which treatment suits you the best. On average in india braces will cost you from 30 to 60k and the time period varies from 12 to 24 months. Hope this helps.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
A cup of tea a day, keeps the dentist away! A single cup of tea contains high amounts of flouride and flavonoids which prevent harmful bacteria from sticking to the teeth thereby keeping the teeth and gums healthy.

My teeth are yellow. In the corner of the teeth thre is white and bad smelling things which is not removed very well?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth are yellow. In the corner of the teeth thre is white and bad smelling things which is not removed very well?
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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My brother is feeling pain in his gums doctor is saying the pyorrhea is started. What are the sign of pyorrhea?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My brother is feeling pain in his gums doctor is saying the pyorrhea is started. What are the sign of pyorrhea?
Don't bother about signs get the tt get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use betadine mouth wash massage gums.
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Pain in teeth when i eat any cold or hot material & feeling less strength when chewing

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi.You should use anti sensitivity tooth paste like SHY-NM and apply and leave for 2 mind before brushing.Within 1 month you will be ok
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Hii sir this is vijay. Actually my problem is. My teeth were getting into yellowish colour even I brush daily for. 10 min. So please if you mind. Clarify my problem by giving suggestion.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Hii sir this is vijay. Actually my problem is. My teeth were getting into yellowish colour even I brush daily for. 10...
Helo lybrate-user, noting to worry, yellow teeth is due to deposits in teeth or due to stains. Do a simple scaling (professional cleaning) to remove deposits and stains. So that your teeth will look normal in colour if needs go for teeth whitening.
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BDS
Dentist, Surat
The reason for most dental problems is not keeping them clean. Brush twice a day for health teeth.

Mere gums me swelling aati rehti hai bar bar. Wisdom tooth nikla hai or swelling me upar ka dant niche gup pe lag k dard karta hai.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Mere gums me swelling aati rehti hai bar bar. Wisdom tooth nikla hai or swelling me upar ka dant niche gup pe lag k d...
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - have your dentures aligned as needed. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I am a 55 year old male. When I sneeze a bad smell is spreading. No smell in normal breath. It started around 25 years back and still continues without change. No particular medications applied yet. What is the reason for this smell? Is there any danger if not treated?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person.
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I just got my braces on teeth on 25/07/16. My lips are hurting badly and had lot of swelling. What should I do? The lip pain is unbearable.

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
I just got my braces on teeth on 25/07/16. My lips are hurting badly and had lot of swelling. What should I do? The l...
Hello lybrate-user, its common and normal to have ulcer on lips, specially upper lip following the ortho treatment, you must have been prescribed some ointments by your doctor, you need to apply them. If the problem still persists, you can use carding wax on the brackets (hooks in which wire is lodged). I can not prescribe you without looking at swelling and inflammation, for that pls consult in pvt with photographs.
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Sir I am suffering from a problem of mouth ulcers frim a regular interval os time specially in summers What should I do four it.

BDS, FICOI
Dentist, Guna
Sir I am suffering from a problem of mouth ulcers frim a regular interval os time specially in summers What should I ...
U r suffering frm apthouse ulcers many reasons can cause dis type ulcers dehydration, stress, poor oral hygiene, iron deficiency, bacterial infection, vitamin deficiency and gastric problem and many others take more and more water, live sterss free avoid late night work, take good sleep, keep mouth and teeth clean, go for professtional cleansing of teeth if needfull, if not relieved by dis activity take good multivitamin after consulting a dentist, if req go for hb% examination and take care of gastric problem if.
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I have gap in my teeth. Also my two front teeth are very wide, approx 10.5 to 11mm. My doctor is saying that before going for braces, I should have rct on both teeth and shape it to reduce its width. Is it good to go for rct and alter the natural teeth or should I go for braces without changing width of these two teeth.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have gap in my teeth. Also my two front teeth are very wide, approx 10.5 to 11mm. My doctor is saying that before g...
Hi rohan maheshwari, usually we do the changes such has reduction in size after the orthodontic treatment. But as you already have consulted a dentist who has seen you clinically, I would not counter his decision.
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