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Dr. Dhanu

MDS

Dentist, Bangalore

19 Years Experience
Dr. Dhanu MDS Dentist, Bangalore
19 Years Experience
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Dhanu is a renowned Dentist in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. He has over 19 years of experience as a Dentist. He has completed MDS . You can meet Dr. Dhanu personally at Bangalore Dental Clinic in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Dhanu on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - SDM College of Dental Sciences, Dharwad - 1998
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I have extra growth of gums on my teeth. How this growth can be reduced. Are there any medicines available.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I have extra growth of gums on my teeth. How this growth can be reduced. Are there any medicines available.
According to your age you must have history of bleeding from gums or bad breath or any history of systemic disease like diabetease b. P. If it is so rule out the proper cause of swelling or any bone loss in jawbone then will discuss about t/t till that you can go for warm salinegargles.
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My jaw is poking outside nd I feel so ugly. Braces can set only my teeth in. What about my upper jaw? The only option is surgery? No other special braces can be worn?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My jaw is poking outside nd I feel so ugly. Braces can set only my teeth in. What about my upper jaw? The only option...
Hi lybrate-user. Some people naturally have jaws either bigger or smaller than what is considered to be normal. If you are concerned about the appearance of your face/ jaw, you can consult an oral and maxillofacial surgeon for an evaluation. After a clinical and radiographic analysis, the conclusions can be drawn as to how much of a correction of the jaws do you require. Usually, in such cases, treatment consists of both, braces as well as surgery. Braces for the correction of the teeth, and surgery for the correction of the jaws. It is known as orthognathic surgery. Depending on the evaluation, you may require surgery of either single jaw or both the jaws. Hope this helps you. Take care.
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I' m 25 yrs female met with an accident five years ago. Gone through h dental surgery and had braces on teethbut after that I m having problem of bad breath or foul smell. What should I do to rectify this problem?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Please go for cleaning of your teeth by a dentist. If the problem still persist, it may be due to some systemic problem. Consult a physician for t.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Fruits and vegetables which require continous biting like apples, carrots and corn should be avoided as it can become quite difficult while the braces are on.
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Dental Care Tips for Diabetes Patients

BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
Dental Care Tips for Diabetes Patients

Diabetes is a chronic, systemic disease and affects all parts of the body. While its effect on the nerves, eyes, kidneys, and skin is more common, their oral effects are less known. However, diabetes will vouch how they lost tooth and have dry mouth after their sugars went out of control.

  1. Oral Symptoms in Diabetics: There is a strong correlation between oral health and poorly controlled blood sugars. Some of the common oral indications of diabetes are as follows.
  2. Dry Mouth: There is less amount of saliva, which brings with it a whole lot of symptoms including soreness of the mucosa, ulcers, increased chances of infection, gum inflammation and tooth decay.
  3. Thrush: The saliva has higher sugar levels and attracts fungus (Candida in particular) which thrives in this dry, sugary environment. This produces a burning sensation in the mouth.
  4. Periodontal Disease: The gums get severely infected with gingival recession, where the gum line recedes exposing more of the tooth (tooth length seems to have increased). There is “pocket” formation, or space between the tooth and the gum which hosts a variety of bacteria. The periodontal ligament loses its strength to hold the tooth in place, and thereby teeth become mobile. If not worked upon in time, there could be multiple teeth lost.

As much as it sounds alarming, it is not. There are easy, simple ways to manage these. In fact, good overall management of diabetes will ensure the oral symptoms are also maintained under control. Following are some things to do which will help in managing diabetes in general and the oral symptoms in particular:

As soon as diabetes is diagnosed, visit a dentist to take stock of the oral health condition. Any identified problem should be treated to avoid progression.

  1. Keep a close watch to ensure blood sugar remains as close to normal as possible.

  2. Switch to a toothbrush with soft or extra-soft bristles. This will help reduce the pressure on the gums and thereby prevent gum bleeding

  3. After every meal, remember to brush the teeth.

  4. Flossing at least once a day will help remove food deposits between the teeth. Alternately, use interdental brushes.

  5. Rinse at least twice daily using an antiseptic mouthwash.

  6. Denture-wearers should always clean them daily and never go to sleep with the denture in the mouth.

  7. Smoking with diabetics is a strict no-no, work on quitting at the earliest.

  8. Visit a dentist every 3 months to ensure oral issues are identified at the earliest and treatment done with minimal intervention.

  9. Any dental procedure should be done only when sugar levels are under control.

These will ensure not just oral health but also overall control of diabetes.

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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Steps for keeping your teeth healthy forever.
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My teeth is paining for last 2 days and there is a whole in it. So suggest me hw to solve it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth is paining for last 2 days and there is a whole in it. So suggest me hw to solve it.
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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My 6 year old daughter having bed smell problem from mouth at time of wake up in morning. Please guide us for solve this problem.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Either you or her mother will just have to take care of the basic hygiene. Please make sure you make her brush and rinse her mouth before she goes to bed at night. Try to avoid giving her milk or anything else to eat or drink after that. Get her to rinse her mouth immediately after she gets up in the morning. And then ensure she brushes her mouth in the morning as well. Also, please check her teeth to see if there are any cavities in any of her teeth or see a Pediatric Dentist for the same.
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i am 26 year old man iam addicted in smoke and gutka in a long time at list some 7.8year but that time i have some problems in my mouth there is changing the colour under side in my mouth and reduce the blood in my gums and my mouth sting and smelling what can i do dr give me hai suggestions.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
These are all typical features that are seen in patients who smoke or consume any form of tobacco. U need to consult a gum specialist for the same.
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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Don't rush, when you brush: for maximum results, brush your teeth for atleast 2 to 3 minutes.
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BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Don't cap your toothbrush while travelling. Capping the toothbrush may entrap moisture & encourage bacterial growth.
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BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Brushing twice a day keeps tooth problems away. Always brush your teeth before you go to bed at night and after your breakfast in the morning!!
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I am suffering from ulcer in my mouth. Can you suggest an ayurvedic homemade remedy for that.

Homeopath, Noida
I am suffering from ulcer in my mouth. Can you suggest an ayurvedic homemade remedy for that.
Hello, I can suggest you with homoeopathic remedy. Have borax 200 twice a day. Have lots of water also. Then report back.
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I am 27 years old. From few days blood come out from teeth. How can I take care for it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 27 years old. From few days blood come out from teeth. How can I take care for it?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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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I want to clean up my teeth so please give me any suggestion for this so I can easily clean up them and does not feel shy in front of any one.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I want to clean up my teeth so please give me any suggestion for this so I can easily clean up them and does not feel...
Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke. Check your mouth regularly for any unusual sores and lesions. Visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and have regular thorough dental check-ups where your dentist will look at the health of both your teeth and your mouth Most importantly, do not delay seeking immediate advice from a dentist or medical professional if you notice any unusual symptoms or sores on your lips or in your mouth.
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Root Canal Treatment

MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Root Canal Treatment
While preparing for rct: getting to know from a dentist if consuming an antibiotic medicine is advisable, as it can help in reducing the infection and swelling. 
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Hello I am 29 years old. I have problem of pain in my teeth so I am unable to eat normally from my lower right side of teeth what shall I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Hello I am 29 years old. I have problem of pain in my teeth so I am unable to eat normally from my lower right side o...
You should go for investigation to find out the cause of pain. You may have cavity or gum disease. If cavity get it filled or rct. And if gum problem get scaling done.
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Can posterior crossbite be fully treated? And will it change my face shape or structure as of now I have convex face.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Can posterior crossbite be fully treated? And will it change my face shape or structure as of now I have convex face.
Need to check the anteriopositerior and lateral profile. And even dental occlusion to judge the totally of ortho treatment. Yup 4 sure complete correctn of crossbite is possible.
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BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Dental care for healthy oral hygiene.
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