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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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Smile Studio Multispeciality Dental Clinic

#634/8/2, Mezanine Floor, Opp. Aiyappa Orthopedic centre, nxt to Canara bank ATM, Banaswadi Main Road, Banaswadi, Bangalore, India 560043Bangalore Get Directions
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Having repetitive involuntary chewing jaw movements. I was prescribed trihexyphenidyl, propranolol 10mg, fluoxtine 20mg.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Having repetitive involuntary chewing jaw movements. I was prescribed trihexyphenidyl, propranolol 10mg, fluoxtine 20mg.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. 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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Can augmentin 1000 amoxyclav be powdered and had? I underwent a dental surgery. Mouth opening and swallowing is difficult now. Please suggest me for that.

Dentist, Delhi
Can augmentin 1000 amoxyclav be powdered and had? I underwent a dental surgery. Mouth opening and swallowing is diffi...
Yes you can powder the tab and then consume it. please specify for what you underwent a dental surgery. Any how having restricted mouth opening after administration of anaesthetics can happen and it resolves over a period of time. If it is interfering with your daily routine, you can consult your doc and get a medicine prescribed for it to heal up faster.
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BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Visit a dentist regularly for oral health checkups.

My sister is 9 years old. accidentally she swallowed a piece of chewing gum. Could it be a problem later?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
My sister is 9 years old. accidentally she swallowed a piece of chewing gum. Could it be a problem later?
There is nothing to panic about. It happens with many kids. Give her lots of water to drink n it'll pass in the stools.
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Periodontal Disease - 7 Ways You Can Manage and Prevent them

MDS , BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Periodontal Disease - 7 Ways You Can Manage and Prevent them

The gums are also called the periodontium which means perio for around and dontium for tooth as the gums are literally present "around the tooth."  There is a softer mucosal portion that runs along the tooth in a curved manner and a stronger fibrous portion that connects the tooth to the jaw bone.  Together, they provide the structural support for the tooth to be held in place. In addition they also have an aesthetic value with the healthy pink color.

The mouth has the largest number of bacteria in the body, which act on the food debris that is present on the tooth and the gums. This causes infection in both the gums and the tooth. 

Types: Periodontal disease can be localized or general.

  1. Localized disease happens when a tooth is not accessible for thorough cleaning.  The inside surface of lower incisors and outer surfaces of the upper last molars are common areas of localized periodontal disease. 
  2. Generalized periodontal disease can be due to conditions like pregnancy, puberty, diabetes problem where gums around all the teeth are affected.

Symptoms: In both the cases, the following symptoms ensue: 

  1. The gums are of a healthy pink color and if they turn darker hue of pink
  2. Swollen and/or painful gums
  3. Spontaneous bleeding: This may be localized or generalized 
  4. Chronic bad breath: Due to food accumulation in the infected gums
  5. If it continues to form an abscess, pressure on the gums can produce pus
  6. Bad taste in the mouth (arising from pus in the gums)
  7. Gingival recession, producing an effect of having longer tooth 
  8. Dentin is exposed leading sensitivity to hot or cold foods
  9. Loosening of the tooth
  10. Painful chewing, as it puts pressure on the inflamed periodontium
  11. Dentist will identify what are called pockets, which is an indication of severity - the deeper the pockets, the severe the disease.

Management and Prevention: Gum disease is very easy to identify and can be completely cured.

  1. Regular brushing and flossing can help maintain regular oral hygiene 
  2. With each brushing session, plain finger massage of the gums improves blood circulation and their overall health
  3. Regular use of mouth rinse is a good way to improve gum health
  4. Regular visits to the dentist can help keep a check on the health of the teeth and the gums - early identification of disease and early treatment
  5. Once it has set in, deep scaling followed by root planing may be required to thoroughly clear out the infection
  6. More surgical options like gingival grafts, flap surgery, bone grafting in case of severe bone loss may be required. 
  7. Management of conditions like diabetes

The best way to avoid periodontal disease is to know its symptoms, follow oral hygiene practices, and consult a dentist regularly.

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Dental Health Tip

BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist, Aligarh
Dental Health Tip

Eating a piece of cheese after a meal helps in pulling away some of the plaque and leftover tiny food particles from meals. And since it contains calcium, it adds to the health of teeth and bones as well.

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Severe upper tooth pain Tooth had comeoff 14 years ago and was pushed back by dentist then But now pain recurred sensitivity and severe pain in the gum and tooth Pls suggest what to do and some good dentists in blore.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Severe upper tooth pain Tooth had comeoff 14 years ago and was pushed back by dentist then But now pain recurred sens...
Hi, Apply Plantago Q/ few drops on cotton swab, place it on the affected tooth/ teeth and press it tightly, do it thrice a day. Orally, take Mag. Phos. 6x/ after every 2 hours. Do visit a dentist for proper diagnosis, share the reports with me. In case possible, will help you in treating your problem. (Sorry, have no idea about Bangalore, but if there is Clove Dental clinic, do visit there). Home-Remedies: -Rub a few drops of clove oil or can even press 2-3 cloves in between the teeth on the affected tooth several times daily until the ache goes away. -Rub a few drops on the affected tooth several times daily until the ache goes away. -Apply a cool compress to outside of mouth or cheek. -Mix 1 tsp of salt in a glass of warm water. Rinse your mouth with saltwater. Swirl it around in your mouth and spit it out. Make sure that you don't swallow. -Soak a cotton ball in a mixture of a few drops of garlic clove oil and a small amount of olive oil, and apply the cotton ball to the area of pain.
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M.D.S.
Dentist, Pune
If your child's age is between 9-12 years and his/her front teeth or jaws are looking forwardly placed then consult orthodontist as soon as possible as this is the proper age to treat your child by modifying jaw growth if there is any imbalance between upper n lower jaw.
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Hello sir /madam, I had a problem that my one tooth was hone before 5years, is it can be possible to attach other one now. R else what can I do.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hello sir /madam, I had a problem that my one tooth was hone before 5years, is it can be possible to attach other one...
Yes, you can replace your missing tooth. The options are bridge on teeth with support from adjacent two teeth or implant can also be done.
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I am 20 years old I have flourides are there at my dental so what I should to do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 20 years old I have flourides are there at my dental so what I should to do?
Dear lybrate-userfor fluoride stains the treatment is scaling and polishing and bleaching as required.
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I am of age 30 and having MIDLINE DIASTEMA. Gap is about 3-4 mm. Want to fill the gap. Is it possible.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am of age 30 and having MIDLINE DIASTEMA. Gap is about 3-4 mm. Want to fill the gap. Is it possible.
braces are the best solution to treat midline diastema with this big a gap. other options are composite veneers or ceramic veneers with or without rct.
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Im 27 years old and I have pain in 3rd molar or wisdom tooth. The gums are swollen and have covered the tooth. I don't want get the surgery done by taking it out. What other option I have. Can it be healed with medicines.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Im 27 years old and I have pain in 3rd molar or wisdom tooth. The gums are swollen and have covered the tooth. I don'...
It won't heal n may b a recurrent problem can also turn into a emergency consult a maxillofacial surgeon
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Hi sir, I have been suffering from toothache, ear pain, neck pain and sore throat for 3 days. I have consulted dentist but he has prepared tablets augmed625, ultracet tab and uniques tablet. I have used but I cannot get rid of these pains, then what can I do.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Hi sir, I have been suffering from toothache, ear pain, neck pain and sore throat for 3 days. I have consulted dentis...
Hi lybrate-user, The medication given by doc is appropriate, probably the infection has widespread so it may take some time. What you can additionally do is warm water saline rinse 3-4 times a day. Do not use any hot packs. As soon as the swelling reduces get the treatment done for the designated tooth which is causing trouble. That is the permanent treatment. I hope I could help you a bit.
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Is salt rinsing possible/harmful for someone with chronic mouth ulcers. Or even a growth that might be carcinogenic?

BDS
Dentist, Amritsar
Is salt rinsing possible/harmful for someone with chronic mouth ulcers. Or even a growth that might be carcinogenic?
Rinses with warm saline is good no harm occur with mild rinses if you ingest salt it may increase your b.p.
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Gud morning sir, I'm facing a problem i. E. Bad smell come from mouth, I don't know why it happens but I tried many tooth pastes n in a day 2 times etc but there is no charge and my teeth looking good n white.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
Gud morning sir,
I'm facing a problem i. E. Bad smell come from mouth, I don't know why it happens but I tried many t...
Many times white teeth have hidden gum infections or carious teeth. Get your thorough oral check up done. Meanwhile: maintain good oral hygiene. Beside routine brushing do water rinsing after every snacks or meal avoid such food causing mal odor like onion, garlic, etc get scaling done 6 monthly can use mouthwash.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Asking your doctor if an antiobiotic medicine can be taken is advisable as it can help in reducing the infection and swelling. It can also be taken after the treatment for faster healing.
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Certified Implantologist, B.D.S
Dentist, Vapi
CHOOSE A RIGHT TOOTHPASTE?????
We are not promoting any brand but when you go for buying a right paste for you which one would you choose. Always choose a paste with cream base and whitish in colour.For kids, opt for a flouride paste once they are above 6 years and upto the age of 13. For anyone with the problem of sensitivity please refer to a dentist to know about the cause of sensitivity rather than buy a anti-sensitive paste.
A good toothpaste should have triclosan.You can also choose herbal pastes with ingredients of neem etc.
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I have a gap between my front 2 teeth. Is there any way to recover other than operation.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a gap between my front 2 teeth. Is there any way to recover other than operation.
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 gaps in teeth and two of my tooth are bit forward, which makes to feel awkward to smile, how can I make my teeth good and my mouth also looks so big how to look good.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have gaps in teeth and two of my tooth are bit forward, which makes to feel awkward to smile, how can I make my tee...
you have to go for orthodontic treatment ( braces) to correct the teeth position.. visit to a dentist for examination and proper treatment plan...
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Hello sir I am 26 year old. I am having tooth problem. It causes pain. How to stop the pain.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hello sir I am 26 year old. I am having tooth problem.
It causes pain. How to stop the pain.
For symptomatic relief you can take pain killer tablets. To treat the problem you need to visit a dentist for thorough check up. After which the reason would be clear. which in turn can be treated by the needful treatment
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