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Dr. Anita Karunakara

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

27 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
Dr. Anita Karunakara BDS Dentist, Bangalore
27 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. Anita Karunakara is an experienced Dentist in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. She has over 27 years of experience as a Dentist. She studied and completed BDS . You can visit her at Pure Smiles Dental Specialist in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Anita Karunakara and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - - 1990
Languages spoken
English
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Indian Dental Association
Karnataka State Dental Council

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#5, Ground Floor, 15th Cross, 8th Main, Malleshwaram. Landmark: Opp. Impression Gift ShopBangalore Get Directions
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My mother feels pain n burning in the gums, at night while sleeping the pus comes out. The mouth is always dry. What is the reason and cure. Is there any permanent cure or any home remedy? Please help.

BDS, Master of Public Health, Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration in Hospital Administration/Health Care Management
Dentist, Bangalore
My mother feels pain n burning in the gums, at night while sleeping the pus comes out. The mouth is always dry. What ...
1) your mother might have xerostomia (dryness of mouth). 2) get her checked up by a general physician for diabetes mellitus and periodontologist for periodontal disease. 3) there is permanent cure for this condition and depending on physical examination the doctor can advise for appropriate diet, gum surgery and control of diabetes mellitus.
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I am suffering from tooth decay what are the paste shall. I. Use for strengthen gums.

I am suffering from tooth decay what are the paste shall. I. Use for strengthen gums.
Few med.(1) hecla lawa-30 (2) kreosote-30, 5-5-5drops of each three times daily for 15days and hecla lawa tooth powder can permanantely cure your probs.
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How can I reduce the size of my front teeth and how long takes to reduce size of teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
How can I reduce the size of my front teeth and how long takes to reduce size of teeth.
minor adjustments can be done in one sitting by just reducing your teeth structure. but if more reduction is needed, than you might require to go for rct n cap or composite veneers to prevent sensitivity.
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Sometime I have swelling in my teeth and some liquid comes from there. What should I do please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sometime I have swelling in my teeth and some liquid comes from there.
What should I do please help.
The type of treatment you have for toothache/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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I have a bad breath problem for a long time. I do not know what is the reason? I think Is it a internal organ problem. Because I experienced once that after I had a loose motion my stomach is cleaned completely at that time I had no bad breath for 2 days fully. But after that I have a bad breath problem fully. Now I ask you that whether I needed to visit dentist or any other specialist. So I need an permanent solution for this.

BDS, MDS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeon, Bangalore
I have a bad breath problem for a long time. I do not know what is the reason? I think Is it a internal organ problem...
Usual cause of bad breath is deposits on teeth, food impaction in dental caries or any infection in the surrounding regions of mouth. First you can go to a dentist for scaling & root polishing to get rid off deposits & filling if any caries present. Use chlorhexidine mouthwash 3-4 times daily for a month. If you have any throat infection, sinusitis etc, take treatment for the same. Still bad breath persists, then you can go to a general physician to check any stomach problems.
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I am 21. I have a salivation problem at night when I am sleeping. Because of this my pillow usually gets wet. It is excess production of saliva in my mouth. Please suggest something because I am facing this problem for a long time.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
1 sleep on your back. Side-sleepers are more prone to drooling during the night simply because gravity is causing the mouth to open and allowing drool to pool on your pillow. Try sleeping on your back and tucking yourself in so that you do not shift around during the night. 2 prop your head up. If you can't sleep without laying on your side, trying propping yourself in a more vertical position to encourage your mouth to close and create a better air flow. 3 breathe through your nose, not your mouth. The main reason that people drool is that their nasal sinuses are clogged. As a result, they end up breathing through their mouth and drooling in the process. Try applying sinus-clearing products like vick's vaporub and tiger balm directly under your nose to loosen clogged nostrils. Step 3 smell essential oils such as eucalyptus and rose before going to bed to clear sinuses and soothe yourself to sleep. Take a hot, steamy shower before bed to allow the pure vapors to cleanse your sinuses 4 treat sinus infections and allergies as soon as they surface. Untreated conditions can cause postnasal drip and excess saliva while you sleep. 5 find out if any of your current medications cause excess saliva production. Excess saliva can be a symptom of many different medications. Read the warning label and ask your doctor about potential side effects of your medications.
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I am a 32 years old male and have toothache for last 4 weeks. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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I am a 32 years old male and have toothache for last 4 weeks. What should I do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. Advise c. Amox 500mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Metrogyl 400mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Imol 1-1-1, thrice daily (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, allergy), c. Becosules 1-0-0 once daily all for 3 days only. 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 son (age 7 Years) has teeth brittle issue. This I have noticed when he was around 3 years, but I thought he might have fell on the floor in my and wife's absence. Last week I have noticed the same issue with my little one who is 2 years and have some teeth. I am seeking for an expert opinion. An early reply would be much appreciated.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My son (age 7 Years) has teeth brittle issue. This I have noticed when he was around 3 years, but I thought he might ...
Hello, such cases need to be seen clinically. Its better to see dentist, he might advice you for additional fluoride treatment which will help to fortify the teeth.
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Hello, i am 28 year old i have gap in my teeth i don't want apply braces on my teeth there is any solution of my problem may ask you one more thing how much time is required if I take braces treatment.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello, i am 28 year old i have gap in my teeth i don't want apply braces on my teeth there is any solution of my prob...
Braces are the best solution to close gaps in teeth. The treatment normally takes 1-2 yrs to complete. However certain cosmetic options are also available for closing gaps including tooth coloured fillings and dental laminates. Visit a cosmetic dentist to decide which is best for you.
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From last six months, when we have sex, I drink his sperms most of the time in three or four times in week. But from last week I found pimples on my tongue. Please doctor suggest me what should I do for this? Should we stop this?

MDS
Dentist, Guntur
From last six months, when we have sex, I drink his sperms most of the time in three or four times in week. But from ...
Sir/madam I suggest you to stop fellatio (oral sex); as these are most common factors for sexually transmitted infections. And coming to the pimples on tongue, it might be due to transmission of infectious micro organisms from the pubic area (thigh region) of your partner. Kindly contact a dentist for further evaluation.
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I had pretty clean teeth but within last few years it's getting yellower and yellower and especially molars, I am scared that it would eventually rot and give me lot of troubles is there anything I can do for that like cleaning or something?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I had pretty clean teeth but within last few years it's getting yellower and yellower and especially molars, I am sca...
You should go for dental check up. It there is calculus and stain present then go for scaling and polishing of teeth. If there is caries go for restoration of teeth i. E filling of teeth.
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I have a pyriya in my teeth so what is the solution for that n my teeth are also not in sequence.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have a pyriya in my teeth so what is the solution for that n my teeth are also not in sequence.
The symptoms of pyorrhea include tooth mobility, pus discharge from gums, foul smell from mouth. If you have all then only it is pyorrhea.
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Sir, One of my daughter's theeths(2) front side are long and tapper, the cutting facility of teeth and re-arrange them, how much cost comes. Please tell a approx and then we come to visit you.

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology
Dentist, Nagpur
Kindly consult the dentist. With out seeing no one can tell you the exact treatment procedure and the cost. Remember we are dealing with the precious part of the body.This is not the beauty parlour forum. Regards
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I have bad breath, how to solve this. I'm brushing twice daily, I'm using listerine too. I have not visited a dentist yet, planning for it, Suggest me what to do.

BDS
Dentist, Morbi
I have bad breath, how to solve this.
I'm brushing twice daily, I'm using listerine too.
I have not visited a dentist...
Bad breath can be due to deposits on your teeth. Please get your teeth cleaned. Bad breath can also be due to gastric problems.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Retainers should always be kept away from hot water, hot car dashboards, pockets and napkins.
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I have sever pain in my gum and there is swollen and smell which is very bed so please gave me a suggestion how to overcome from this sever pain of gum.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
I have sever pain in my gum and there is swollen and smell which is very bed so please gave me a suggestion how to ov...
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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Tip while undertaking the orthodontic treatment

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Tip while undertaking the orthodontic treatment

Please do not forget to do warm saline gargles - luke warm water with a pinch of salt in it at least 3 times a day.

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I have cavity in my teeth. What should I do? I have done with route canal but the iz out back. Filling iz remaining but now a days its slightly pain in teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have cavity in my teeth. What should I do?
I have done with route canal but the iz out back. Filling iz remaining b...
You need to get an x ray for the offending tooth. There is a possibility that the infection might have returned in which case you may have to re do the root canal treatment.
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Why mouth ulcer come again and again?

There can be several reasons for mouth ulcers, stress is only big reason. Eat cobadex zinc capsules once daily for two months and let me know if ulcers recur.
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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Don't rush, when you brush: for maximum results, brush your teeth for atleast 2 to 3 minutes.
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