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Dr. Anita Karunakara

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

27 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
Dr. Anita Karunakara BDS Dentist, Bangalore
27 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
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Our team includes experienced and caring professionals who share the belief that our care should be comprehensive and courteous - responding fully to your individual needs and preferences......more
Our team includes experienced and caring professionals who share the belief that our care should be comprehensive and courteous - responding fully to your individual needs and preferences. Doctor is an active member of Indian Dental Association, Karnataka State Dental Council, Karnataka State Dental Council
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Dr. Anita Karunakara is one of the best Dentists in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. She has had many happy patients in her 27 years of journey as a Dentist. She is a qualified BDS . You can consult Dr. Anita Karunakara at Pure Smiles Dental Specialist in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Anita Karunakara on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Al-Badar Rural Dental College Hospital, Gulbarga - 1990
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Indian Dental Association
Karnataka State Dental Council
Karnataka State Dental Council

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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Oil pulling, a popular folk remedy can be useful for whiter teeth and as a flossing agent. Slosh your mouth with coconut, sunflower or sesame oil for 15 minutes and then spit it out. It lubricates the gums and provides that extra shine to your teeth.
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My teeth are yellowish in colour after changing so many pastes also I have not found any cure. Please guide me. Another query is that I am having a back pain problem while traveling and sleeping what is the best cure so that there will be no more pain. My legs also get paining at night several times. It might be due to insufficiency of calcium in my body.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
My teeth are yellowish in colour
after changing so many pastes also I have not found any cure.
Please guide me.
Anoth...
Get your teeth clean by the dentist. And also go for the bleaching treatment by that you will get good white teeth.
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How can I change my yellow teeth into white teeth. I have tried several pastes. But it doesn't work.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
How can I change my yellow teeth into white teeth. I have tried several pastes. But it doesn't work.
causes of yellow or discolored teeth. A few of the most common: Drinks: Coffee and red wine are commonly known culprits and cigarettes smoking is also a cause for yellow teeth.excessive fluoride can be cause yellow teeth. drink milk or plain water after eating or drinking something acidic to help reduce the acid's eroding effect.brush your teeth twice a day.you can apply baking powder with the help of cotton for white teeth.visit to dentist for a proper treatment.
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Dear mam, sir. I have pain in teeth and it's very badly pain, so please give me a better solution.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Dear mam, sir. I have pain in teeth and it's very badly pain, so please give me a better solution.
The type of treatment you have for toothache 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 is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache 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 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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MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Drinking a cup of tea everyday helps in keeping the gums and teeth healthy as it contains high amounts of flouride and flavonoids which prevent harmful bacteria from sticking to the teeth.
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Today morning when I wake up before cleaning my teeth while I was spitting the night larva of mouth I found blood into that. Kindly share the reason for this & remedy.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Today morning when I wake up before cleaning my teeth while I was spitting the night larva of mouth I found blood int...
- 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. - 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 23 year old my tooth get easily broken even biting small stones in our food what is the problem?

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
I am 23 year old my tooth get easily broken even biting small stones in our food what is the problem?
once in a month visit ur dentist n brush ur teeth twice a day n use mouthwash ndental floss n scrap ur tongue
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I am 18 years old male and have teeth sensitivity for last 2 months. I have uses colgate toothpaste for couple of days but haven't got any relief. What I do?

BDS
Dentist, Allahabad
I am 18 years old male and have teeth sensitivity for last 2 months. I have uses colgate toothpaste for couple of day...
Try sensitivity tooth paste like sensodyne, ra thermoseal, rr sensoform apply tooth paste on teeth for 5 min then use brush if problem persist then visit your nearby dentist.
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I am chewing tobacco for more than 15years, now these days I am feeling that my mouth is not opening fully during eating something.

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
You might be in a precancerous condition Better stop your habit and get your treatment done immediately
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Certified Implantologist, B.D.S
Dentist, Vapi
HAVE LOT OF JUICY FRUITS TO KEEP YOUR GUMS HEALTHY LIKE AMLA, ORANGES, PINEAPPLE ETC.
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I am 18 years old sir .My 2 teeth (mole) have removed due to cavity, is it any problems of medicine test? And there is no any other problem in my body.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Its surprising that at this age you had undergo removal of teeth. Ideally what we do with tooth having cavity is we restore the tooth with dental cement if the cavity is nit deep. If the cavity is too deep then also we can save the tooth by root canal treatment followed by crown (cap) when tooth is having deep cavity and have lost more than 80-90 % tooth structure along with poor gingival support then only we remove the teeth or else we can save it. And having cavity is not a scary thing it happens only due to improper brushing technique, poor oral hygine. If you undergo scaling (every 6 months) and maintain a good oral hygine then risk of developing cavities will be much more reduced.
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My friend is suffering from mouth ulcers and he is facing difficulties for having food, is there any immediate solution for this?

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
My friend is suffering from mouth ulcers and he is facing difficulties for having food, is there any immediate soluti...
You have to take homoeopathic medicine borax - 30 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for two days. Revert back after two days with feedback.
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I am 35 year female, please suggest complete cure plan for candida east infection ?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
The treatment of oral candidiasis is maintaining good oral hygiene and floconazole application. Home remedies for thrush are aimed at decreasing risk factors for thrush as well as preventing overgrowth of candida yeast. Brush the teeth with a soft toothbrush. Rinse the mouth with a diluted 3% hydrogen peroxide solution. Rinse the mouth with warm saltwater. Avoid mouthwash as it can alter the normal flora of the mouth. Keep dentures clean and see a dentist if they do not fit correctly. Eat unsweetened yogurt while taking antibiotics. Lactobacillus acidophilus supplements may help maintain a healthy balance of candida. Home remedies that may reduce the discomfort of thrush include drinking cold liquids, or eating frozen or ice treats; eating soft, easy-to-swallow foods; drinking from a straw if the patches are painful. Gentian violet (1%) is a natural treatment that sometimes works as treatment for thrush. It is a dye that kills bacteria and fungi, and it is available without a prescription. Talk to a doctor before using gentian violet. Consult a doctor before using this or any supplement.
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Can a Root Canal Actually Be Painless? Shocking Facts Revealed

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Can a Root Canal Actually Be Painless? Shocking Facts Revealed

How scared are you of root canals? what if we tell you. You no longer need to be?
Root canals are easily one of the most dreaded treatments in the world. I have seen patients compare the anxiety they feel before a root canal to things like open heart surgery and labour. The last thing you want to hear on a dental chair is the diagnosis that you need a root canal. The horror stories surrounding this dental treatment range from gruesome to excruciating.

This article is an attempt to dispel the mystery and pain associated with root canals and show you how far we have come from the horrors to the sophistication of the latest technology.

From painful to pleasing

What are root canals really?
In its simplest sense a root canal is a deep filling done by cleaning the infection from the third and innermost layer of the tooth which is made up of nerves and blood vessels.

Our tooth is made up of 3 layers the first 2 are hard and confined layers called enamel and dentin when decay affects these it is very slow to spread and easy to remove and fill within one short session.

The third layer may take 1-3 sessions to clean as the infection may have spread or collected in the supporting tooth structures.

Why are root canals considered painful?

The 3rd layer of our tooth is a nerve chamber containing soft nerves and blood vessels in communication with the rest of our body.

This is the place that communicates pain to our brain and this is why when decay or bacteria hit this soft deeper layer we experience sharp shooting pain.

Top 3 reasons why root canals used to be painful


    Improper or inadequate anesthesia to numb the inflamed nerve
    Mechanical instrumentation to manually pull out the nerve which we now dissolve and clean with automated machines
    Lack of the right medications to use within the tooth.


What happens to root canal infections if left untreated?
If this pain is suppressed with medication and not treated it can lead to an infection spreading within the bone which may later lead to a swelling with pus etc.

If this infection is left within it can eat into the supporting bone and eventually infect or affect the adjacent teeth as well.

Sir, I am suffering for tongue ulcer from last two days. Please give me name of medicine. Thank you.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
1. Apply metrogyl dg gel 2-3 times daily 2. Take one tablet of folvite 5mg daily and one capsule of becosule daily for one month 3. Rinse your mouth with hexidine/aloevera juice 2-3 times daily 4. Avoid acidic/oily/spicy/soury/salty food/tea, coffee/tobacco, alcohol. Have diet rich in calcium, vitamin c like milk, cottage cheese, yogurt, orange juice 5. Brush your teeth with soft brush twice daily 6. Maintain good oral hygiene.
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My father is 63 years old and he is suffering from tooth pain. What should he do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My father is 63 years old and he is suffering from tooth pain. What should he do?
The type of treatment you have for toothache 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 is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache 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 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 pain in left side face among teeth & head. I had cold for 4-5 days, Took some medicine from store and got relief but now after 1 day I have again pain. Feeling little swelling over left side face.

BDS
Dentist,
I have pain in left side face among teeth & head. I had cold for 4-5 days, Took some medicine from store and got reli...
As per your symptoms it points out that you may have a very large cavity of any of the tooth on the left side has got infected leading to the swelling. Go for an endodontic consultation.
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Hi, My kid is 2.5 years old and suffering from mouth ulcer from 2 days. He didn't eat anything, from 2 days. Just feeding liquid juice, What should I do? Kindly suggest medicine or cream for immediate effect. Thanks in advance Doctor!

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi, My kid is 2.5 years old and suffering from mouth ulcer from 2 days. He didn't eat anything, from 2 days. Just fee...
Hello For kid you can use honey on the ulcerated area so it will help now. But for complete treatment visit a dentist.
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Suddenly I m notice a gap between my upright teeth. And I m eating some stronger food starts pain there. What I do for ends the problem? Please give m a proper answer.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Suddenly I m notice a gap between my upright teeth. And I m eating some stronger food starts pain there. What I do fo...
Kindly consult an orthodontist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (Model study, Full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist. You may consult me in person.
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I have pain in my jaw when I open my mouth it get crack and some noise is coming out like something is broken.

MDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
I have pain in my jaw when I open my mouth it get crack and some noise is coming out like something is broken.
That sound is known as clicking sound that is sign of temporomandibular joint disorder. Go for tests written below opg transcranial view of tmj use analgesics and muscle relaxants for the relief.
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