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Dr. B.r Ravi

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Bangalore

41 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. B.r Ravi BDS, MDS Dentist, Bangalore
41 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. B.r Ravi is a popular Dentist in Wilson Garden, Bangalore. He has over 41 years of experience as a Dentist. He is a BDS, MDS . You can meet Dr. B.r Ravi personally at Roopa Dental Clinic in Wilson Garden, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. B.r Ravi and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Madras Dental College, - 1976
MDS - Madras Dental College, - 1982
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Tamilnadu Dental council

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I have a pain in my teeth the pain is very harmful for me and my teeth become black and my teeth is aso in danger so what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a pain in my teeth the pain is very harmful for me and my teeth become black and my teeth is aso in danger so ...
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/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 / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/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 / sensitivity/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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My tooth is paining.what to do

CERTIFIED ORAL IMPLANTOLOGIST, NON-RESIDENT J.R. IN DEPTT. OF ORTHODONTICS, BDS
Dentist,
My tooth is paining.what to do
Tooth pain is due to carious process which causes acute and sharp pain and periodontal problem which causes mild and intermittent pain. The pain can be minimized by analgesic effect.
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I have bad smell in saliva No bad breath problem, if I gargle then everything is Ok (for 20-30 min but slowly after some time same foul smell comes to saliva) I brush daily twice a day Flossing the tongue gave some relief If I sneeze the smell is very very bad

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have bad smell in saliva No bad breath problem, if I gargle then everything is Ok (for 20-30 min but slowly after s...
Dear check for you gums condition and deposit over tooth surface if they seems to be fine then it could be related to systemic as you have written when you sneeze it increases it may be due to throat or other systemic get an ent opinion apart from dentist consultation.
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Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Hormonal changes in women which lead to increased sensitivty may become a reason behind the birth of gingivitis.
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I am 26 years old. And my Bottom two front teeth (from back side) are almost recessed. Please let me know the best solution to prevent this from fallen out. Will they grow back?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I am 26 years old. And my Bottom two front teeth (from back side) are almost recessed. Please let me know the best so...
hello, you need to consult a periodontist and get it checked. It is better to see the case clinically for proper diagnosis and treatment plan. You might have to go for a minor surgical procedure known as flap surgery.
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Post graduate certificate course of implantogy, BDS
Dentist,
Diabetes and Oral Health

During the past 10 years, much research has been undertaken on the link between diabetes and periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is the sixth leading complication of diabetes. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you are 3 to 4 times more likely to develop periodontal disease, with a higher rate of more severe levels of bone loss and gum infection.1

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes is a serious disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone needed to convert sugar, starches, and other foods into energy. Normally, insulin helps get sugar from the blood to the body's cells, where it is used for energy. When you have diabetes, your body has trouble making and/or using insulin, so your body does not get the fuel it needs and your blood sugar stays too high. High blood sugar sets off processes that can lead to complications, such as heart, kidney, and eye disease, or other serious problems.2,3

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you are 3 to 4 times more likely to develop periodontal disease.

Are There Different Types of Diabetes? It is estimated that more than 20 million adults and children in the United States have some form of diabetes?14 million having been diagnosed with the disease and 6 million being unaware they have it. There are different types of the disease: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes, as well as prediabetes. Most Americans (around 90%) who are diagnosed with diabetes have type 2 diabetes.2,3

What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a bacterial infection of the gums, ligaments, and bone that support your teeth and hold them in the jaw. If left untreated, you may experience tooth loss. The main cause of periodontal disease is bacterial plaque, a sticky, colorless microbial film that constantly forms on your teeth. Toxins (or poisons) produced by the bacteria in plaque irritate the gums, causing infection.4

Diabetes Control and Periodontal Treatment

Periodontal disease may make it more difficult for you to control your blood sugar. Your body's reaction to periodontal disease can increase your blood sugar level. Consequently, it is important for patients with diabetes to treat and eliminate periodontal infection for optimal diabetes control. Periodontal treatment combined with antibiotics has been shown to improve blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes, suggesting that treating periodontal disease could decrease insulin requirements.1

What Are the Warning Signs?

DIABETES

Constant hunger or thirstFrequent urinationBlurred visionConstant fatigueWeight loss without tryingPoor wound healing (cuts or bruises that are slow to heal)Dry mouthItchy, dry skinTingling or numbness in the hands or feetMost people with diabetes do not notice any warning signs
PERIODONTAL DISEASE 
Red and swollen gums that bleed often during brushing or flossing and are tender to the touchGums that have pulled away from the teeth, exposing the rootsMilky white or yellowish plaque deposits, which are usually heaviest between the teethPus between the teeth and gums accompanied by tenderness or swelling in the gum areaA consistent foul, offensive odor from the mouth

IMPORTANT: Physicians and Dentists Need to Work Together

It is important that your dentist be kept up-to-date on your diabetic condition and treatment and that your physician be kept up-to-date on your oral condition and treatment, so that they can work together to help you control your diabetes and prevent or control periodontal disease.1

Keep your dentist up-to-date on your diabetic condition and your physician up-to-date on your oral condition.

If your diabetic condition is well controlled, periodontal treatment would be the same for you as for a patient without diabetes. In early stages, treatment usually involves removing the plaque and calculus from the pockets around your teeth. If the periodontal disease is more severe or if your diabetes is not well controlled, treatment will be more specialized and tailored toward your specific condition. Your dentist may recommend more frequent oral prophylaxes (dental cleanings) involving scaling and root planing or may recommend periodontal surgery.1

Diabetes and Your Mouth

Periodontal disease is not the only problem that can occur if you have diabetes. Although you might not be able to prevent these problems, you can minimize the trouble they cause you5:

Dry mouth: Xerostomia occurs when your salivary glands don't produce sufficient saliva to keep your mouth moist, causing tissues in your mouth to become inflamed and sore. It can make chewing, tasting, and swallowing more difficult, as well as cause difficulty in eating, making it more difficult to control blood sugar.Fungal infection: Candida albicans is a fungus that normally lives inside the mouth without causing any problems. But when you have diabetes, deficient saliva in your mouth and extra sugar in your saliva allow the fungus to cause an infection called candidiasis (thrush), which appears as sore white or red areas in your mouth.Burning mouth syndrome: If you feel severe burning and pain in your mouth even though you don't see any problems causing it, you may have this syndrome.Oral surgery complications:If you need oral surgery, diabetes? particularly if poorly controlled?can complicate oral surgery. Diabetes retards healing and increases risk of infection. Your blood sugar levels also may be harder to control after oral surgery. Your dentist should work closely with your physician to minimize possible complications. If you need oral surgery, the American Diabetes Association recommends that you: 
Remind your dentist that you have diabetes and discuss any specific diabetes-related issues.Eat before your dental visit so your blood sugar is within normal range.Take your usual medications. Your dentist should consult with your physician about whether you can adjust your diabetes medications or take an antibiotic to prevent infection before surgery.Plan for your eating needs after surgery. If you're having dental work that may leave your mouth sore, plan to eat soft or liquid foods that will allow you to eat without pain.Wait until your blood sugar is under control. It's best to have surgery when your blood sugar levels are within your goal range. If your dental needs are urgent and your blood sugar is poorly controlled, talk to your dentist and physician about receiving dental treatments in a hospital.


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How do keep our teeth white?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
How do keep our teeth white?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. 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 using oral b tuth brush. But my teeth are very sensitive please tell me wich tuth brush is useful and helpful?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Sir I am using oral b tuth brush. But my teeth are very sensitive please tell me wich tuth brush is useful and helpful?
Sensitive teeth requires d use of soft bristles toothbrush with desensitising toothpaste such as sensodyne or senquelf. B gentle on your teeth while brushing.
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Use of Toothpicks

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Use of Toothpicks

Toothpicks can be an alternative to use for flossing if dental floss is not available. Remember not to be too harsh while using it.

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Im feeling a severe pain in my teeth and its been due to cavity and when I eat or sip something, I feel a pain and ive tried haldi and garlic so that it could control my pain but no use. So please could you recommend me a medicine or should I consult the doctor to remove my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Im feeling a severe pain in my teeth and its been due to cavity and when I eat or sip something, I feel a pain and iv...
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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Their is bleeding in my teeth and very bad smell from mouth please tell me which toothpaste should I use and what else should I do.

BDS
Dentist, North Goa
Their is bleeding in my teeth and very bad smell from mouth please tell me which toothpaste should I use and what els...
Hi, it seems you have inflamed gums. Advisable to get your teeth scaled/cleaned by a dentist every 4 months. That usually reduces the problem. Get well soon.
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BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Delhi
HOT summers are here.We all like to sip chilled drinks especially aerated ones. BE careful my dear patients and friends.
This can lead to erosion which can lead to sensitivity
How to avoid this as we all need loads of fluids in summers. .
Always try and rinse with water after an aerated drink. . If you cannot rinse , swish and drink some water.

Enjoy summers and take care too.
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I have a severe pain in my teeth. One of my teeth had catch germs so my doctor had suggested me to do root canal but my teeth is paining very badly please give me some quick solution for the pain so that I can reduce it please.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have a severe pain in my teeth. One of my teeth had catch germs so my doctor had suggested me to do root canal but ...
take a painkiller for temporary relief of pain,,donot eat from that side and get the treatment suggested by your doctor asap.
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My mouth smells very badly. what should I do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
My mouth smells very badly. what should I do?
Get your teeth clean by the dentist. You can use the tongue cleaner and also the clohex mouth wash 3time in day. Also make a habits to brush twice in day
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I fall down and teeth broken with the root and it was restitched with the same teeth the teeth become black and I did not have any good set of teeth through surgery whether I will be able to get good set of teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I fall down and teeth broken with the root and it was restitched with the same teeth the teeth become black and I did...
Hi, tooth has become non vital (dead) thats the reason for the black color. If tooth is firm, get root canal treatment done and further you can go for cap.
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Any solution for yellow teeth. I do brush my teeth morning and night. But now I have seen it's getting slightly yellow.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening.
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I am a male 26yrs. Since 5 yrs i have a problem of bad breath immediately even after brushing. I brush 2 times daily. I have scaled my teeth for every 6mnths. Even the problem persists. I am getting married. Please provide a solution for my natural good breath in my mouth.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Have you tried using mouthwash for your bad breath? are you constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath.
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I am suffering from a pain in my tooth. It gives blood many a times. Help me about it?

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I am suffering from a pain in my tooth. It gives blood many a times. Help me about it?
Hello lybrate-user, you are having pain in tooth which is due to presence of cavity or caries. For that you have to visit your dentist and go for root canal treatment. For bleeding you have to go for professional cleaning of your gums and teeth.
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I am a 32 years old female and have toothache for last 4 weeks. What should I do?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am a 32 years old female and have toothache for last 4 weeks. What should I do?
Hi. It could b due to cavity formation. A xray is required to advice further. Get xray done and send it to me and would revel everything regarding your problem.
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I have facial asymmetry and Ive observed this since I was 15years. My left eyebrow is higher than the right. Left side of the chin is more elongated, muscles of the left side can be easily moved but not of the right side and the lower teeth are towards the right ie the chin is towards the right side. The midline of upper and lower teeth doesn't come in the same line. The right lower canine overlaps the upper canine. It is totally noticeable. Am 20year old now. Please suggest what can be done. Thankyou.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
I have facial asymmetry and Ive observed this since I was 15years. My left eyebrow is higher than the right. Left sid...
concerned with teeth malpositioning you need to undergo myofuncttional orthodontic treatment along with cosmetic surgical treatment for facial assymetry.....this is the stage u need immediate intervention....so visit nearby orthodontist and cosmetic surgeon as early as possible
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