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Dr. Elizabeth Alexander

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

24 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Elizabeth Alexander is a renowned Dentist in Frazer Town, Bangalore. She has over 24 years of experience as a Dentist. She studied and completed BDS . You can meet Dr. Elizabeth Alexander personally at Coles Dental in Frazer Town, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Elizabeth Alexander on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - AB SHETTY INSTITUTE OF DENTAL SCIENCE, - 1993
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English
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Indian Society of Oral Implantologists (ISOI)
Indian Dental Association

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Composite Fillings - Things You Must be Aware of

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Composite Fillings - Things You Must be Aware of

Tooth decay is treated removing the damaged portion of your tooth and substituting it with ‘fillings’. Fillings can be made up of different materials such as silver amalgam, porcelain, gold or even plastic. Hence these plastic, tooth-colored, glass mixtures that are used to restore decayed teeth are known as composite fillings. Composites are also used for changing the color of or reshaping disfigured teeth. 

How are they placed? 
The dentist sets the composite in layers employing a specialized UV Laser light to harden each of the layers. After this, the dentist moulds the composite to fit in your tooth. The composite is then polished to prevent premature staining or wearing out of the composite. Good shaping and polishing of the tooth to produces a virtually invisible restoration.

When are composite fillings used? 
White fillings can be used for cosmetic options as well. 

Esthetic dentistry

  1. Short or spaced out teeth: Composites are able to reshape any deformed teeth or add length to a tooth. 
  2. Cracked or chipped teeth: It can fill in any chips or worn down teeth to appear healthy yet again. 
  3. Smile Makeover: It does not require for healthy tooth structure to be removed unlike a veneer

Preventive dentistry: The molars in the back have deep groves on the sides that food particles can get trapped in causing infection. The composite can be filled in those areas as a preventative.

Advantages of Composites:

  1. The shade of the composite filling is well suited to match the color of your existing teeth.
  2. They can chemically bond to your tooth structure, rendering additional support.
  3. Composite fillings are also used to mend broken or cracked teeth.
  4. With composite filling, not much of your tooth structure needs to be taken off as compared to amalgam fillings.

Precautions with Tooth coloured fillings 

  1. Composite fillings wear faster as compared to silver fillings should be replaced within 3-7 years.
  2. Need regular follow up care or maintenance as they are subject to microleakage. 

    If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.

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I have a pain in my teeth so what to do? And 3 years ago I had done root canal in that teeth.

DEMS, BDS
Dentist, Pune
I have a pain in my teeth so what to do?
And 3 years ago I had done root canal in that teeth.
Check whether there is any food lodgement around the tooth crown. Floss regularly and brush twice daily if the pain persists then go for a radiograph.
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Sir, I have gap in between the two tooth in front side of top row. How to reduce the gaps between the tooth?

PG Fellowship In Microdentistry, BDS
Dentist, Thane
Sir, I have gap in between the two tooth in front side of top row. How to reduce the gaps between the tooth?
you can choose for braces to naturally close the gap or you can go for veneers or composite fillings
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My down side is small that's way I can't brush teeth properly and is seems yellow what to do? and which paste to use suggest me as faa as possible.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My down side is small that's way I can't brush teeth properly and is seems yellow what to do? and which paste to use ...
Dear please visit a dental clinic and meet dental surgeon for cleaning of your teeth and he will guide you how to brush properly and you will be fine. You can use colgate total paste.
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Hi, I have mouth ulcers and it's paining what should I do to get rid of it quickly?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi, I have mouth ulcers and it's paining what should I do to get rid of it quickly?
Hi lybrate-user there r many reasons for mouth ulcers, which dignosing clinically can not say, if its recurrent then visit to private clinic and if occassional then you can take vit b casuples once daily or a drug name nerubion forte or can apply dental gels like dolo gel ct etc.
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Doctor my hairs and teeth looks like an old person white and brownish so please suggest me some solution for this.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Doctor my hairs and teeth looks like an old person white and brownish so please suggest me some solution for this.
You get scaling and polishing done for the teeth. If not satisfied with the results go for bleaching of teeth. For better cosmetic results you can plan for veneering of teeth.
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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Latur
Massaging your gums daily with eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth will increase the blood activation and will keep your gums healthy and safe.
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Exercise for healthier gums as well

MDS
Dentist, Nellore
Exercise for healthier gums as well
You can exercise for healthier gums as well. Gently bite down so as to make sure that your teeth make a clinking sound when they meet. Repeat this 30 to 40 times continously. This exercise will stimulate the flow of blood and will keep your gums healthy.
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Food particle get lodged in the gym over 3rd molar region which gives bad breath when ever I take tea or coffee I try to maintain hygiene like clean it mouthwash etc but again what to do kindly tell any permanent solution.

Diploma in Anesthesia, MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
Brushing after every meal may help you by physically removing the debris or you have to stand infront of the mirror and remove the debris with a tooth pick, if you feel the tooth pick is too thick, make it thin with a blade and use it to clean the stuck debris. Still if you are not able to reach the area then seek the help of the dentist.
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Any dentist. Please help me. I regularly brush my teeth. In morning & before going to bed also. But still my teeth are not white, they look yellow! please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Any dentist. Please help me. I regularly brush my teeth. In morning & before going to bed also. But still my teeth ar...
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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I'm a 21-year-old student and my teeth are yellow in color to most extend. Is there any way to whiten them by visiting a dentist or some small dental procedures?

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Howrah
I'm a 21-year-old student and my teeth are yellow in color to most extend. Is there any way to whiten them by visitin...
Hello Lybrate user, thank you for your query. The yellowish color of teeth is generally seen due to deposits​ and extrinsic stains on your teeth. This can be removed with a dental procedure​called scaling and polishing, that will restore your natural tooth color. Additionally you can also use whitening toothpastes. The yellowish color can be also due to intrinsic stains, for which the treatment would be different. So, it is important you visit a dentist for an in clinic check up for correct diagnosis and treatment.
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Tongue blister/wound continue after grinding the sharp edges and taking bcomplex with zinc tab and hexigel cream still no relief. Any test to be done or any prob in future.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
It can b best decided on seeing you may send a picture as a thumb rule non healing ulcers a biopsy followed by histopathology should b done.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Replace ur missing teeth to avoid further loss of tooth

Dental Implants and its Benefits

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Dental Implants and its Benefits

Dentistry has made a lot of progress in the past few decades and continues to do so. However, certain factors, such as injuries, gingivitis, gum disease and decay of tooth can all lead to tooth loss. Previously, bridges and dentures were the only options available, but now a new form of treatment known as ‘dental implants’ have come up. Implants are basically replacements to your broken or damaged teeth and can function just like the way your original teeth did. Implants also provide a strong foundation and have a success rate of around 98 per cent.

The advantages of dental implants are the following:

  1. Implants help you eat easily as they act like your natural teeth. Owing to this, implants score over dentures.
  2. Since implants look like your natural teeth, they can give you back the smile you need and hence you appear confident and feel better about yourself.
  3. Implants are durable and can last a lifetime which makes it advantageous over other dental procedures.
  4. Implants are permanently fused to your bone and help to improve your speech as they are fitted properly to avoid any sort of slip.

Are you suited for a dental implant?
The answer is obviously yes and in fact, anyone suffering from dental concerns can go for dental implant. Being healthy for routine extraction and other oral surgeries deem you eligible and fit for dental implant procedures. However, the minimum necessity is healthy gums if you are considering dental implants. But, it is always advisable to consult your dentist.

Implants require regular visits to your dentist and maintaining proper oral hygiene is a must. If you are a regular smoker or have chronic disorders such as diabetes and heart disease or have had radiation therapy done on your neck or head region previously, then you may have to consult your dentist before zeroing in on dental implants.

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Respected doctor. There are too many brands of toothpaste and I am finding difficult to choose one. please guide.

BDS
Dentist,
Respected doctor. There are too many brands of toothpaste and I am finding difficult to choose one. please guide.
All toothpaste brands are same, so don't worry. But not for publicity or anything sensodine is good.& please brush your teeths twice a day, take a toothpaste little like peanut & brush only for 5 minutes are sufficient but 5 minutes sufficient only when you use right technique of brushing.
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I have swelling in mouth from last 8 days and a tooth is paining what should I do?

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Dear patient this swelling might be due to increased infection in the tooth which is paining. You should visit dentist for getting relief.
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Dental Floss

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Dental Floss
Next to the toothbrush, dental floss is the most effective tool for the prevention of decay!

My wisdom tooth is refilled still its paining and lot of smell coming out of it. Pleas advice and medicine or mouthwash.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My wisdom tooth is refilled still its paining and lot of smell coming out of it. Pleas advice and medicine or mouthwash.
kindly get the wisdom extracted after getting it checked by dentist and as per situation in mouth ,dentist will advise medications for the same...or else if infection is really severe you might be advised for extraction...
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Tooth Brush!

BDS, Certified Endodontist, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Siliguri
Tooth Brush!

Always rinse your tooth brush thoroughly after brushing, and allow it to air-dry before using it again.

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MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 
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