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Dr. Pratibha

Dentist, Thane

Dr. Pratibha Dentist, Thane
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Dr. Pratibha is a trusted Dentist in Varun Polyclinic, Thane. You can meet Dr. Pratibha personally at Dr. Karve's Dentech Dental Care Centre in Varun Polyclinic, Thane. Book an appointment online with Dr. Pratibha on Lybrate.com.

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I am a 31 years old male and have mouth ulcer for last 2 weeks. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am a 31 years old male and have mouth ulcer for last 2 weeks. What should I do?
Cap bnc one a day local application of metrogyl gel suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water take fibrous food.
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Symptoms and Treatment of Gingivitis

MS Restorative, Certificate SMR, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Symptoms and Treatment of Gingivitis

Often regarded as less painful and much milder than more serious diseases like periodontal disease, Gingivitis involves the inflammation, redness, irritation and swelling of your gums. People who suffer from Gingivitis are normally unaware of it because of its mild nature, but it might turn out to be serious in some cases and can lead to periodontitis and tooth loss. 

Signs and symptoms
Since Gingivitis is seldom harmful, people who suffer from it are, in most cases, hardly aware of having it. Nevertheless, here are a few signs and symptoms which may indicate that you have Gingivitis:
1. Tender, puffy gums
2. Gums easily bleed whenever you brush or floss your teeth
3. Swollen gums
4. Change in color from a healthy pink to a dusky red
5. Receding gums
6. Bad breath

Causes
Gingivitis is most commonly caused by bad oral hygiene and maintenance. Bad oral hygiene usually supports the formation of plaque and tartar. Because plaque forms and re-forms quickly, it requires daily removal. If you don't give your teeth the attention it needs, plaque can further result in the formation of tartar, which is a heavier and denser substance than plaque and acts as a protective barrier for bacteria. It is even more difficult to remove it and you may require dental cleaning.

Treatment
The main aim of treatment is to reverse the symptoms of Gingivitis and to prevent further development of the disease into more serious dental issues and diseases.
Professional treatment of Gingivitis includes:
1. Initial evaluation and assessment
2. Thorough cleaning with the help of professional dental tools and instruments
3. Instructions on effective flossing and brushing techniques at home
4. Regular cleaning and professional checkups
5. Fixing of crowns and other dental restorations to help prevent the growth of plaque and tartar

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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I have problems in my teeth. I have some black spot in my teeth. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have problems in my teeth. I have some black spot in my teeth. What should I do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need artificial enamel filling. Advance procedure can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person too. 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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Sir I am not getting food from 4 day because of my tongue redness and ima not sleeping whel.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I am not getting food from 4 day because of my tongue redness and ima not sleeping whel.
Increase dietary intake of vitamin B, folic acid, iron and use of vitamin supplements etc under medical supervision if blood tests confirm low concentrations • institute topical antifungal therapy if fungal plaques noticed Mouth sores are common and rarely Cause complications. Most go away in about a week, but it’s important to monitor any mouth sores you develop. If you are concerned, or if the sore doesn’t seem to be healing, contact your dentist.
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I have pain in the right most tooth down side. What should I do?

MDS, BDS
Dentist,
I have pain in the right most tooth down side. What should I do?
If tooth pain is because of any tooth decay, can go for root canal treatment or any wisdom tooth, can go for removal of the teeth.
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I have a problem of getting boils in mouth every now and then so I can not eat chilly things.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have a problem of getting boils in mouth every now and then so I can not eat chilly things.
U may take a cap of BNC daily, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, local application of metrogyl gel, drink plenty of water, add fibre to ur diet banana , vegetables r rich in that, take two table spoon of isabagol husk at night. Hurry n worry increase this problem avoid that , ladies may have this problem more during periods
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Dear doc, Of late I've got throat infection and days passing by it subsided but followed up with ulcers over and beneath the tongue till throat. Feeling pain under left jaw and tonsil swelling. I used mouth ulcer gel and did salt water gargle but of no use. Cud you pls sugest med or remedy for the same? Thank you.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Faridabad
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Of late I've got throat infection and days passing by it subsided but followed up with ulcers over and bene...
Proper examination is required, as your wisdom tooth might be erupting and causing this problem. Some medication will have to be given after examining.
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I have yellowish marks on teeth. Though I brush twice a day but those marks are not going. It embarrasses me a lot. What to do? How to get it whiten?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I have yellowish marks on teeth. Though I brush twice a day but those marks are not going. It embarrasses me a lot. W...
Hello you can get bleaching or teeth whitening done or laminates or veneering done in front teeth region. Thank you.
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I have a root canal treatment, but I have not completed full course. Now what I do?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
You should get the treatment completed otherwise you will crop up with added infection or tooth will break.
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I'm a 23 years old person. I have a gap in my front teeth. How can I remove this gap?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I'm a 23 years old person. I have a gap in my front teeth. How can I remove this gap?
Hi, modern day dentistry allows you to fill small gaps between teeth by procedure called dental bonding. If you can send some pictures then we are in better position to comment.
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I got mouth ulcer from small, now am 24. Is there any medicine to stop this. It hurts a lot. Once in a week or two week it will come.

bachelor of dental surgery
Dentist, Hyderabad
I got mouth ulcer from small, now am 24. Is there any medicine to stop this. It hurts a lot. Once in a week or two we...
Hi Mr. Lybrate-user for some people mouth ulcers are common you need to take multivitamins twice daily when you have a mouth ulcer and local application of muco-pain gel before and after taking meals to avoid pain.
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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Smiling can reduce your blood pressure. Keep smiling!
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Hello sir I am suffering from bad breath I brush daily and also clean my tongue then also the problem has not solved. Please suggest me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello sir I am suffering from bad breath I brush daily and also clean my tongue then also the problem has not solved....
•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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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
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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My teeth are now fully turned into yellow what can I do to make them white ? On internet it was written that we can use vinegar to make the teeth look white should I try it ?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My teeth are now fully turned into yellow what can I do to make them white ? On internet it was written that we can u...
Hello, use homeodent toothpaste twice daily, morning and night before sleep. Home remedy:- cleaning your teeth with fresh orange peel on a regular basis will reduce the yellow tinge accumulated on your teeth. Rub orange peel over your teeth every night before going to sleep. The vitamin c and calcium in the orange peel will combat the microorganisms throughout the night. Do this for a few weeks and you will notice effective results. If fresh orange peel is not available, you can use dried orange peel powder. Take care.
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I have tongue ulcers my Doctor advice me Forcan 150 mg. 1 daily, Zincovit 1 daily and for pain diclomol and Mucopain Gel sos. I am taking these for last 3 weeks. But results are very slow. Please advise me what to do.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
1-Take pranacharya virechan churna or triphala churna 1 tsf in warm water before sleep at night. 2-take arogyavardhinii vati 1- tab after lunch and dinner. Diet-take 5-7 munakkas with milk. Eat papaya in fruits .avoid tea. Coffee.spicy food. Fermented food. Junk food. Avoid alcohol consumption.
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I'm underwent orthodontics, 1 month ago, 1st week, doctor suggest Amflor toothpaste, its very costly, only one week paste is over, very small 100rs, and mouthwash also over both are expensive seems to be. Pls suggest is any other toothpaste that can I use? saltwater can be use for mouthwash? Pls suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I'm underwent orthodontics, 1 month ago, 1st week, doctor suggest Amflor toothpaste, its very costly, only one week p...
If you keep your mouth clean after every meal, colgate total is good. Brush twice daily, gargle after every meal with warm water. Get an orthodontic brush for brushing from chemist. That's it. No need to buy expensive paste or mouthrinse.
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My dad is having blood in saliva during brush since from last few days. What could be the reason. Please tell me.

MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello bleeding gums can be due to several reasons. Most commonly it can occur due to gingivitis i, e inflammation of gums visit your dentist get oral hygiene checked and he will guide you with the necessary treatment.
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I am 27 years old male. From last 6 months their are ulcers on my tongue. And its automatically cure after someday and again its arise. This problem I am facing from last 6 months. please suggest which department or doctor I have to consult.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Ulcers generally take 1-2 weeks to heal completely. Recurrent ulcers can be due to local mouth conditions such as rough teeth surface or rough mouth appliances or dentures n cheek bites. It can also b due to general nutrtional deficiency, digestion prob, work pressure n stressful lifestyle etc. Certain bacterial n viral infections also cause ulcers. Treatment: start on multivitamin tabs which includes vit c n iron supplements if your hb% levels r low. Apply dologel oral ointment on ulcers thrice daily. Avoid spicy n oily food, alcohol, tea n coffee. Drink plenty of water n hv fibrous n citrous foods. Visit dentist to rule out oral factors responsible for ulcers.
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