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Dr. B C Karunakara

Dentist, Bangalore

200 at clinic
Dr. B C Karunakara Dentist, Bangalore
200 at clinic
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Dr. B C Karunakara is a trusted Dentist in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. He is currently practising at Pure Smiles Dental Specialist in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. B C Karunakara on Lybrate.com.

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#5, Ground Floor, 15th Cross, 8th Main, Malleshwaram. Landmark: Opp. Impression Gift ShopBangalore Get Directions
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Gum Diseases

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Gum Diseases

Researchers have shown people with gum diseases are twice as likely to suffer from heart problems than others.

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I am suffering from mouth apthous ulcer so give me some tips for treatment and suitable diet?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
This may be due to indigestion, constipation or some deficiency. Take homoeopathic medicine borax 200--twice daily for 3 days and give feedback.
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Patient came with pain in upper right back tooth region. On examination no cavity detected. Third molar is erupted in correct position. On palpation there is muscle pain in buccal vestibule. What it may be. Didn't find any palpable mass.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Myofacial pain: non-drug treatments may include: physical therapy" stretch and spray" technique: this treatment involves spraying the muscle and trigger point with a coolant and then slowly stretching the muscle. Massage therapy. Trigger point injection.
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Dear sir, please refer a good toothpaste to reduce tooth decay and black color holes on teeth's.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Any toothpaste containing fluoride is good for tooth. Fluoride helps to prevent decay. But if once you got decay, it cant be cured by toothpaste or any medicine. You have to go for filling of teeth only.
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My daughters one front teeth is Half broken while playing what Precaution should be taken.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Tou should go for rootcanal treatment and get capping done but only aftr your daughter turns 13. If there is pain depending on her age you can get root canal treatmnt done.
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MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food. Using them for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can result in chipped or broken teeth.
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I have mouth ulcers for 1week, took tablets but its not giving any results. Please help.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
ulcers r reflections of systemic prob more than often though they can b there after some kind of injury too. U may take a cap of bnc every day, locally apply metrogyl gel over ulcers, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, amend ur diet to add more fibres n balanced diet, u may add banana to ur diet, isabagol husk two table spoon every night r great help, drink plenty of water, ulcers n tensions r quite friendly so avoid tension hurry worry to avoid ulcers, women may get more ulcers around period time, students ard exam time ,follow these ulcers will stay away
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Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities

BDS
Dentist, Ulhasnagar
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities as the bacteria in dental plaque changes them into acids.
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I have bad breath Problem, bleeding from mouth. Some black cavities also in front teeth. I'm trying My Best brushing twice. Also keeping clean after every meal taken. Please suggest some quick medicine.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dear lybrate user, bad braeth can be avoided by cleaning the tongue properly, consult your dentist for getting the decayed teeth treated. Bleeding gums could be due to poor oral hygiene or plaque deposits which do not come off even after brushing so get a professional cleaning/scaling done to relieve the problem of gum swelling.
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Hello doctor, I am suffering from following problem: Gum of the teeth became raddish. Thin white layer on the gum of teeth. It is painful while I take spicy food with pepper. This is for more than two years. Regards.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
There can be many reasons for it...1st you get an scaling done than....it might be an allergic gum disease... might be due to some new toothpaste you are using or due to aspirin burn or an skin disease...need your medical history..and a picture ...mail it if possible on drshailythakkar@gmail.com...if its a skin disease you will need a biopsy done of that area...
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Do you want pearl like white teeth?

M.Sc - Medical Bio-chemistry, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Do you want pearl like white teeth?
Generally people are worried about yellowish shade of their permanent teeth. Even parents complain that permanent teeth are yellower in shade than previous milk teeth of their child.

Actually milk teeth are called milk teeth because they have the refrective index (in lay language whiteness) equal to milk. So those teeth are milky white. But permanent teeth are yellower in shade always. And every person may have different shade of teeth.

Due to some causes like chromogenic bacteria, tea, coffee, tobbaco, food colours, fluorosis, enamel hypoplasia, dentinogenesis imperfecta, etc there may be discolouration of teeth. In that case you need to visit a dental surgeon. Otherwise slight yellow shade of natural teeth is no matter of worry. So do not get confused with television commercials claiming to provide you pearl like white teeth. Tooth colour shade is just like you skin tone. No toothpaste can change your teeth shade. If you want to get a lighter shade then go for bleaching after consulting your dentist.

For a cavity affected teeth, to which root canal treatment to be done. With in how many months maximum it shall be done?

BDS
Dentist,
root canal treatment may be done over 3 to 5 sittings or longer or even in 1 sitting.. everything depends on the existing condition of tooth..
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I have greenish teeth and some times I smoke. What type of medicines should I take for whiter teeth.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
you need to visit a dentist for scaling and polishing. this will help you to overcome the problem of fowl smell as well as get rid of deposits over teeth surface
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For healthier teeth, flossing daily in a sawing motion is highly recommended

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Trivandrum
For healthier teeth, flossing daily in a sawing motion is highly recommended
For healthier teeth, flossing daily in a sawing motion is highly recommended. Take the floss to the point where the teeth meet the gums.
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My teeth are not in white I want to improve it to white colour. So please give correct suggestions.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Treatments available for Teeth whitening are: 1.Tooth Bleaching and other procedures to remove surface stains. 2.Bonding, which coats the tooth with a hard resin that bonds to the enamel 3.Crowns 4.Veneers, which are custom-made shells that cover the front of the teeth to improve their appearance; these are used in cases of severe fluorosis. For any more query or treatment visit today
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I have constipation most of the time because of that I got mouth ulcers. Every month I suffered from mouth blisters. Please suggest me helpful medicines. Or what else I can do?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Mouth ulcers are usually due to vitamin deficiency or bad digestion. Other causes are tonsils, trauma from teeth, dry mouth, tonsillitis, stress, change in lifestyle, allergies to certain foods and medication, smoking and tobacco chewing, consumption of spicy n hot foods. Start some vitamin supplements. Apply local anaesthetic ointment like dologel. Eat healthy and balanced diet. include more green leafy vegetables, raw vegetables n fruits. Increase your water intake. Avoid oilly n spicy food completely.
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When I brushed my teeth then the gums were bleeding. What should I do in this content?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Bleeding gums are sign of infection due to plaque and calculus. Get scaling done by a dentist. For temporary relief, use mouthwash twice daily after proper brushing. Forceful gargle with water after eating or drinking anything. Avoid sticky n sweet food. Limit your food intake to 3-4 times a day.
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At the night, during sleep I feel dryness in my mouth. So, I frequently drink water but it is very uncomfortable for me. Is there any remedy for me, please suggest.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
YOU MIGHT BE A MOUTH BREATHER, CONSULT A DENTIST FOR TEST OF MOTH BREATHING AND GET TREATED FOOR APPROPRIATE CAUSE.
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How can I whiten teeth please give me suggestion and how to reduce sensitivity of teeth I want some suggestion.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Afiq You want to whiten your teeth use colgate whitening tooth paste visit dental surgeon for scaling and polishing of teeth go for bleaching if essential . maintain good oral hygiene with listerine mouthwash.
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