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Dr. Dhruv Mehta

BDS

Dentist, Vadodara

8 Years Experience
Dr. Dhruv Mehta BDS Dentist, Vadodara
8 Years Experience
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Dhruv Mehta is a popular Dentist in Ajwa Road, Vadodara. He has been a practicing Dentist for 8 years. He is a qualified BDS . You can visit him at Shyam Dental Care in Ajwa Road, Vadodara. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Dhruv Mehta on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Goverment Dental College Ahemdabad - 2009
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Bad breath

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Bad breath
Medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits.

How does what you eat affect breath?
Basically, all the food eaten begins to be broken down in your mouth. As foods are digested and absorbed into the bloodstream, they are eventually carried to your lungs and given off in your breath. If you eat foods with strong odors (such as garlic or onions), brushing and flossing -- even mouthwash -- merely covers up the odor temporarily. The odor will not go away completely until the foods have passed through your body.

Why do poor habits cause bad breath?
If you don't brush and floss teeth daily, food particles can remain in your mouth, promoting bacterial growth between teeth, around the gums, and on the tongue. This causes bad breath. Antibacterial mouth rinses also can help reduce bacteria. In addition, odor-causing bacteria and food particles can cause bad breath if dentures are not properly cleaned.

Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath, stain teeth, reduce your ability to taste foods, and irritate your gums.

What health problems are associated with bad breath?
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. Bacteria cause the formation of toxins to form, which irritate the gums. If gum disease continues untreated, it can damage the gums and jawbone.

Other dental causes of bad breath include poorly fitting dental appliances, yeast infections of the mouth, and dental caries (cavities).

The medical condition dry mouth (also called xerostomia) also can cause bad breath. Saliva is necessary to moisten the mouth, neutralize acids produced by plaque, and wash away dead cells that accumulate on the tongue, gums, and cheeks. If not removed, these cells decompose and can cause bad breath. Dry mouth may be a side effect of various medications, salivary gland problems, or continuous breathing through the mouth.

Many other diseases and illnesses may cause bad breath. Here are some to be aware of: respiratory tract infections such as pneumonia or bronchitis, chronic sinus infections, postnasal drip, diabetes, chronic acid reflux, and liver or kidney problems.

What can I do to prevent bad breath?
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you:

Practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoridetoothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Brush teeth after you eat (keep a toothbrush at work or school to brush after lunch). Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. Rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash twice a day. Dentures should be removed at night and cleaned thoroughly before being placed in your mouth the next morning.
See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor.

Stop smoking and chewing tobacco-based products. Ask your dentist for tips on kicking the habit.

Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) or sucking on candy (preferably sugarless) also stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria. Gums and mints containing xylitol are best.

Keep a log of the foods you eat. If you think they may be causing bad breath, bring the log to your dentist to review. Similarly, make a list of the medications you take. Some drugs may play a role in creating mouth odors.

Who treats bad breath?
In most cases, your dentist can treat the cause of bad breath. If your dentist determines that your mouth is healthy and the odor is not of oral origin, you may be referred to your family doctor or to a specialist to determine the odor source and treatment plan. If the odor is due to gum disease, for example, your dentist can either treat the disease or refer you to a periodontist, a dentist who specializes in treating gum conditions.

What products can I use to eliminate bad breath?
An antiseptic mouthwash can help eliminate bacteria that cause bad breath. Ask your dentist about which product is best for you.

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I smell bad even after bathing also my mouth smells bad after having onions and garlic in diet. What do I do.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I smell bad even after bathing also my mouth smells bad after having onions and garlic in diet. What do I do.
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. . use mouthwash regularly. avoid food which stinks afterwards
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Which toothpaste recommend by you for teeth for cleaning. Ayurved toothpaste is good or not?

M.D.S, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , B.D.S
Dentist, Hyderabad
Which toothpaste recommend by you for teeth for cleaning. Ayurved toothpaste is good or not?
All tooth pates do the same job. U can choose whatever flavor you like. What is important is brush bristles must be soft/ medium & proper brushing technique.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Keeping the retainers clean and germ-free is very important. Use of a toothbrush, a good tooth paste and lukewarm water is appropriate for the cleaning.
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I feel no taste of salt on tounge, from last week. But when I eat food having extra salt than I feel a little now a days. What can I do.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Keep tongue clean have you had some thing very hot accidentally normally it will become ok on its own in few days time.
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Sir, I am having cavities in my teeth so please suggest me some good toothpaste for use?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Colgate total 12. But you need to visit for filling of those teeth coz the paste will not fill the cavity it will keep your breadth fresh so that new cavities will not start.
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Yesterday I had beer and in the morning, muh me chaale ho gye left and right side me l. Kya krna chaiye? Ek bar phle bi hue tb 5 din me thik hue h.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Dear lybrate user, stomatitis is the out come of irregular bowel movement. Take, plenty of water to eliminate toxins & to activate metabolic action. Avoid, junk food, smoking, alcohol. Take, homoeo medicine. @ merc sole 1000-6 pills, wkly. @ calendula q-10 drops, with 1/4 cup if normal water, rinse your mouth twice. Take, care.
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Hello sir I want to change my front teeth because it was broke about 10 years ago and I wanna replace it with new one. What will be the cost of teeth changing.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello sir
I want to change my front teeth because it was broke about 10 years ago and I wanna replace it with new one...
you can go for caping which will cost you around 2-3k for metal ceramic cap and About 8k for zirconia
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What is main reason for blisters in mouth and what are the side effects?

Are they arising out of trauma? Or arising just like that without trauma? If no trauma, then the most common reason is vitamin b complex deficiency. Because of them. A person is not able to eat comfortably so tends to eat less and has nutritional deficiency. Plus they get infected by the bacteria already present in the mouth.
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Mujhe khana khane ke baad khatti dhakar aati hai sath hi subah jagne par mouth se badbu aati hai?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mohali
Mujhe khana khane ke baad khatti dhakar aati hai sath hi subah jagne par mouth  se badbu aati hai?
Regurgitation seems like stomach related problem for that meet doc of that speciality. Foul smell from mouth may be due to deposits which may require scaling. Consult nearest dentist for further details.
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How can I reduce the yellowness of teeth as well how can I reduce the tanning of my skin?

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
2- Scaling First of all undergo scaling (cleaning of teeth) by a dentist - Use proper brushing technique. - Brush twice a day which is most important (at night specifically just before sleep and avoid any food or liquid except water when you finish your brush at night) - After each meal (i. E breakfast, lunch, dinner and any time when you take snacks) rub your finger on all tooth surfaces inside and outside and than do forcefull gargles 2-3 times. -Visit dentist for regular oral cavity check up every 4 months for the early diagnosis and prevention of dental diseases. Jay Swaminarayan
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BDS
Dentist, Nizamabad
If your gums and bone supporting your teeth are already healthy, keeping them that way is simple. Great home care. Daily brushing and flossing to remove bacteria and plaque can easily maintain oral health.
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All children up to three years old, should use a smear of toothpaste

BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Delhi
All children up to three years old, should use a smear of toothpaste
All children up to three years old, should use a smear of toothpaste with a fluoride level of no less than 1000ppm (parts per million).

After three years old, they should use a toothpaste that contains 1350ppm -1500ppm

Most importantly all parents should supervise their children's tooth brushing.
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How to make my teeth white in one week? And which toothpaste should I use to keep my teeth safe?

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
How to make my teeth white in one week?
And which toothpaste should I use to keep my teeth safe?
Teeth cleaning polishing and bleaching are few treatment by which you can achieve desired whitening of teeth
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I am a 33 years old male gums are going Down and teeth's started shaking slowly. How this problem can be rectified and save my teeth from falling.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am a 33 years old male gums are going Down and teeth's started shaking slowly. How this problem can be rectified an...
Cleaning of teeth is necessary very immediately. You will have to consult periodontist to get flap surgery done, somewhere in chennai area, and also maybe a bone graft done immediately.
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BDS, Certified Endodontist, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Siliguri
Keeping your brush at a 45 degree angle while brushing so that the bristles do not hurt your gums.
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How should I keep my gums clean?

BDS
Dentist,
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
Brushing baking soda on your teeth twice a month can remove the stains of coffee or red wine and give you your pearly white teeth back.
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I have blood leaking in my teeth what should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I have blood leaking in my teeth what should I do?
Few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - 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 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.
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I am suffering from sensitivity problem. What the solution for this problem ?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
I am suffering from sensitivity problem. What the solution for this problem ?
Hi, teeth have a protective layer called enamel with age the enamel wears off and become thin which causes to become teeth sensitive to cold and hot. You need to get a professional check up done to know the exact cause and solution of your problem. Regards
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