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Dr. Chitra Poornima

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

9 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
Dr. Chitra Poornima BDS Dentist, Bangalore
9 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
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Dr. Chitra Poornima is a popular Dentist in Banaswadi, Bangalore. She has been a successful Dentist for the last 9 years. She is a qualified BDS . You can consult Dr. Chitra Poornima at Smile Studio Multispeciality Dental Clinic in Banaswadi, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Chitra Poornima and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Sri Siddhartha Dental College, - 2008
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English
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Indian Dental Association

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My teeth colour is yellow. I use toothpaste daily but no any changes in the colour of teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
My teeth colour is yellow. I use toothpaste daily but no any changes in the colour of teeth.
Teeth colour at times r mistaken for calculus also therefore u 1st get dental scaling done than whitening treatment
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Q: Dear Doctor, I have some problems with my lips. These becomes black coloured. I never taking cigrate, tobacco, etc. I had never take chicken, drink, etc. In short I never absorb a bad habit of this type. My lips become black also my Gums colour also affected a lot. Every say me you are smoker.-(I am facing guilty overtime. But I am not a smoker. How can I prove? Please help me please! Doctor. That I may change the colour of gums & lips as soon as possible. Please Dr. Help me. I will thank full to my helper.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Q: Dear Doctor, I have some problems with my lips. These becomes black coloured. I never taking cigrate, tobacco, etc...
U don't have to prove it to any one except ur own self , ur lips may b dry n chafed use some lip guard gums may give a black tinge due to melanin pigmentation but they don't keep changing Color if u have still doubts u may send me a few pics of ur lips n gums
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I am 46 years old having problem gum bleeding, tongue swelling and neck stiffness. Please advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 46 years old having problem gum bleeding, tongue swelling and neck stiffness. Please advise.
- 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 have severe pericoronitis .the swelling won't let me sleep and my neck is stiff .please tell me do I have to get the gums surgically removed? My dentist said it's not that serious and the swelling will go away after antibiotics. But I am scared to eat lots of medicines. Kindly suggest.

BDS, MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology
Dentist, Faridabad
I have severe pericoronitis .the swelling won't let me sleep and my neck is stiff .please tell me do I have to get th...
Regards Please understand what pericoronitis is before you do anything else. It is a physical problem where food particles and plaque accumulate beneath a small area of gingiva overlying a lower third molar. Because of this, it gets inflamed and swells up. Because of the swelling, it gets chewed upon by corrosponding upper tooth. This causes further damage and further aggravates the inflammation and thus swelling. This become a viscious cycle. Because of some antibiotics, painkillers and anti-inflammatory medications, the current episode might resolve only to cause a another episode because the physical problem has not been corrected. This problem is sort of new to our generation based on evolutionary explanations. Our jaw sizes are reducing while the number and size of teeth remains the same. Thus the third molars are generally partially covered by bone and/ or gingiva from the back. This causes third molar impaction or pericoronitis. I would strongly suggest that you stop beating around the bush and get that third molar extracted given that you are unable to sleep because of the severity of this episode. If not indicated in your particular case, consider laser operculectomy (removal of excessive gingiva covering a third molar by laser to cause minimal swelling). It might seem drastic, but take some time and consider the various episodes of pain and swelling that you will have to face unnecessarily because of a tooth that is not as useful in chewing.
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I'm eighteen years old, I have question regarding teeth problem. When I brush sometimes the teeth Look white and sometimes yellow And by it I'm very confused. And from last six months my weight has been decreasing and whenever I try to increase in a month but it remain same. Please suggest me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I'm eighteen years old,
I have question regarding teeth problem.
When I brush sometimes the teeth Look white and some...
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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My hubby even though tks care of oral but still many times he has bad breath. What should he do?

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hello lybrate-user that's a genuine concern you have. Let's update his medical history as the problem can be elsewhere and is reflected through his mouth. Otherwise it could be local issues like food getting collected in the mouth and has now hardened into a mass, which we call as calculus. In any case you need to visit the dentist to see for gum problems and might need professional cleaning or further treatments depending on the severity of the gum disease. In any case do not delay and also motivate your hubby to visit the dentist taking the condition seriously. Cheers and god bless hope i've answered your query.
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How frequent visits are needed to dentist once I get braces. Actually I have to travel to different places. So can showing to different dentist be ok.

B.D.S
Dentist,
How frequent visits are needed to dentist once I get braces. Actually I have to travel to different places. So can sh...
No braces is placed by specialist knw as orthodontist nd this treatment should be completed by one Dr. Only. Every dentist has different opinion nd different skills. This treatment is possible by one Dr. Only. You have to visit twice in a month if you r going for orthodontic treatment.
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Since last few days I am having ache in my jaws. This happens only when in open it wide (while eating a big bite or yawning), otherwise there is no such feeling. Pl help.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Since last few days I am having ache in my jaws. This happens only when in open it wide (while eating a big bite or y...
U may be suffering from tmj joint problem called subluxation, the cure for this is surgery, so you can consult an oral surgeon.
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Hi Excess floride problem in teeth what is the solution for whitening teeth.Please help

Dentist, Hoshiarpur
Fluorsis occur during formation of teeth. It is the internal problem of teeth. It can be cured either by veneers or by light cure fillings.
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I am 25 year old male I have got bad breathe problem from last two years what to do?

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am 25 year old male I have got bad breathe problem from last two years what to do?
Dear lybrate-user, brush regularly with vertical up and down strokes. Cleaning every part of the mouth is very important. If you have a history of tobacco or gurkha chewing it is the most possible that you might be suffering from gingivitis.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Keeping your brush at a 45 degree angle while brushing so that the bristles do not hurt your gums.

I have some problems in my mouth as a teeth are so early cavity problems. so, please help me.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have some problems in my mouth as a teeth are so early cavity problems. so, please help me.
Hi For cavity you need to go for an x-ray. After that treatment plan can be decided. Either to fill them or RCT. Consult a dentist.
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I have little pimple in my mouth it's paining too much. I can't even eat or drink water. What I have to do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have little pimple in my mouth it's paining too much. I can't even eat or drink water. What I have to do?
U may take cap bnc one a day locally apply metroggyl gel ointment suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water. Take fibrous food you may add banana to your diet at night take isabagol husk two table spoon full n try to stay tension free.
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My teeth enamal wearout food particles enter in gums what to do to repair enamal loss . I am 50 year.

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Enamel loss can not be reversed but possible to prevent further loss. Go to a nearby dentist and receive better treatment. Thank you Dr Jagrati
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How to control my mouth smell after completion of brush and within few hours my mouth is coming smell.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
How to control my mouth smell after completion of brush and within few hours my mouth is coming smell.
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use betadine mouth wash drink plenty of water.
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Use Baking Soda to whiten your teeth

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Use Baking Soda to whiten your teeth
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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Dental Tips for Babies

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Dental Tips for Babies

All that a Mom should know about oral health care to maintain her baby’s set of Pearly Whites:

Right time to begin brushing baby’s teeth – as soon as the 1st tooth erupts.

  • After feeding use a damp gauze or cloth gently wipe the mouth of any residue left behind.
  • Use either an over finger brush or a soft bristled brush for infants to clean the teeth.
  • Initially use a wet toothbrush and slowly move to kid’s toothpaste.

Choosing a toothpaste for kids –

  • Now a days fluoridated toothpaste for kids in very small quantity i.e rice grain sized is recommended.
  • Watermelon / bubblegum/ strawberry flavours can increase the kid’s interest towards brushing.

Brushing technique –

  • Teach your kids to brush using a small circular motion. Brush twice daily. Make it a game or sing a song to encourage brushing.
  • Toothbrushes are now available with music or lights or cartoon figures to make brushing more fun.

Tips to maintaine good oral hygiene –

  • Apart from brushing it is important to cleanse the mouth in between the meals.
  • Do not put infants to sleep with milk formula or juice as sugary liquids cling to teeth and cause decay.
  • Avoid pacifiers as they change the shape of the mouth and cause improperly placed teeth.
  • After giving medicine or eating sweet like chocolates, ice-cream encourage kids to wash mouth with water and clean with a damp cloth for infants.
  • Get fluoride treatment done every 6 months from dentist for prevention of caries.

Milk teeth are very important -

  • For maintaining the oral health.
  • Also to determine the shape of mouth and alignment of permanent teeth.
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My mother is suffering from leg pain and back pain and recently these days her gums problem also started so please advice some exercise or any other treatment of possible.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
My mother is suffering from leg pain and back pain and recently these days her gums problem also started so please ad...
Quadriceps strengthening exercises- Quad Clenches: Lie flat on your back or sit upright on a chair with leg kept horizontally on another surface. Now, tighten the muscle on the front of the thigh by pushing your knee down. You should feel your thigh muscles clench, Hold for 3 secs. Repeat 10 times twice a day. Short Arcs: Lie flat on your back or sit upright with your leg placed horizontally on a flat surface like a chair or bed. Place a rolled up towel under the knee. Pull your toes towards you and clench you thigh muscles. Slowly lift your foot up off the bed until your knee is straight (keep your knee resting on the towel). Hold for 3 secs and slowly lower them on the chair. Repeat 10 times twice a day.
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HI sir.I want help.My problem is my gum bleed is not tight.My teeth also little bit loose.So tel me any tips .Pls im dipressing for dis problem.My age is 25years.Please help me

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
You need to consult dentist.You are suffering from payorrea.Please go for scaling and open gums surgery if recommend by dentist
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My mom is 55 years old and she has some dental problems. 4 of her upper left teeth are reduced in density and it is spreading to the other tooth also, it seems to be like skeleton teeth. She is ill now, so we are unable to consult the dentist immediately. So please tell me what would be the reason for this.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My mom is 55 years old and she has some dental problems. 4 of her upper left teeth are reduced in density and it is s...
Loga she is suffering from poor oral hygiene and caries in tooth . give her tab brufen for pain .and visit dental surgeon at the earliest .
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