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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
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Dr. Flemingson is one of the best Dentists in Old Airport Road, Bangalore. You can visit him at Meenaakshi's Dental Clinic in Old Airport Road, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Flemingson on Lybrate.com.

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Bleaching: Extra-White Teeth

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Bleaching: Extra-White Teeth

Everybody wants that perfect smile showing off pearly white teeth, but not many have it. There is a constant try to improve the smile by making the teeth whiter and brighter. Teeth can be discolored intrinsically or extrinsically. They acquire different shades and sometimes even different colors like brown and black, making them stand out as extremely odd. Teeth change color either due to intrinsic or extrinsic reasons. Intrinsic is when minerals like fluoride get incorporated into the tooth, giving it white irregular spots. Aging also causes intrinsic staining, turning them to a pale yellow shade. This is more difficult to remove than the extrinsic coloring. Also, teeth change color due to extrinsic causes like food substances, smoking, medications, tobacco usage, poor oral hygiene, etc.

The introduction of tooth bleaching came as boon to those who were unhappy with their teeth color. Whitening can also be done in the dentist's office or at home by the patients themselves. Though over-the-counter bleaching agents are available, it is always advised to consult a dentist and then choose the appropriate material. The time of each application and the duration of the entire treatment are best decided by the dentist. The product provided by the dentist would be stronger and will produce quicker results than the ones available in the market.

At Home Bleaching: The dentist will take impressions of upper the lower jaws and fabricate customized trays. The right material is then chosen, which is applied on these trays and left in place for the desired amount of time. This needs to be repeated for a time decided by the dentist depending on how much whitening is desired. The desired color is usually achieved in about 4 weeks' time.

In-House Bleaching: This will require multiple visits to the dentist, usually about 1 to 3, of about 30 to 90 minutes each. The gums are first protected and then the bleaching agent is applied. It could require laser for activation in some cases. If the desired color is not achieved, it could be followed by a couple of applications at home. In some cases, there could be minor complications including gum irritation and increased tooth sensitivity. This is caused by the hydrogen peroxide, which is the standard component in all bleaching agents. The whitening process can be repeated at desired intervals to add that extra sparkle. Once the trays are fabricated, the bleaching agent can be used multiple times.

Teeth Whitening: Why You Should Talk to Your Dentist:

  1. Tooth bleaching can make teeth temporarily sensitive or be uncomfortable for people who already have sensitive teeth. When used incorrectly, home kits can also lead to burned and even temporarily bleached gums.
  2. Tooth whitening works best for people with yellow teeth and is less effective for people with brown teeth. If your teeth are gray or purple, tooth bleaching probably won't work at all.
  3. To be sure of tooth whitening is worth your time and money, talk to your dentist before you use an over-the-counter tooth whitening kit.

If you are not happy with the color of your teeth, talk to your dentist about what is the best method to change their color. The results could leave you surprised with a white, bright smile.

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Any suggestion for teeth whitening. I brush twice a day using away glitter. In between the teeth there's a little yellowing.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Any suggestion for teeth whitening. I brush twice a day using away glitter. In between the teeth there's  a little ye...
for that little yellow portion .. you just need cleaning and polishing..teeth whitening only if you are not happy with shade of teeth..
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Brushing baking soda on your teeth twice a month can remove the stains of coffee

BDS
Dentist, Nashik
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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My teeth are yellowish. Otherwise I have no problem. Pls suggest how to make them clean. Does cleaning effects enamel part. Pls suggest. Thanks.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My teeth are yellowish. Otherwise I have no problem. Pls suggest how to make them clean. Does cleaning effects enamel...
Hello, yellow teeth could be because of deposits on your teeth or food lodged in your teeth. Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. It is done with an ultrasonic tip which removes the layer of deposit on teeth, so does not affect enamel. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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I have so many Red and white patches on my Tongue which may be occurred due to vigorous cleaning of Tongue from Toothbrush 2 months ago. But these patches are causing wounds now. And also I do not feel comfortable in eating spicy and salty. I am also lacking Taste in food. Please help.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
it is not due vigourous cleaning it is inflammation caused on tongue which is leading to ulcerations so please consult the doctor for medication and theraphy
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Taking a good meal before the RTC is advised as the process can take as long as three hours in some cases.

Hello Sir, I am unable to attach image, my problem is, during last few months I have small not so large white layer in inside mouth cheek .It attached to inside mouth wall. When I scrape by figure or by tongue it detached and stick to finger. And I feel low energy through out day and fatigued. Can you help me please.

PG DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL RESEARCH, BDS, PG Diploma in Hospital and Healthcare
Dentist, Varanasi
Stop tobacco in any form, if using. Take some good antioxidants for a month. Sometimes stress also leads to such conditions so do take care of it.
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Please tell me the treatment? my mother's teeth are getting attrited, all the teeth are attrited, what is the solution to prevent this - I am worried if this attrition increases day by day, her teeth will become a disaster for eating, she sometimes suffer with headache, is there any link between attrition & headache, I mean joint problem link? which specialist I should consult? Dentists please response asap.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Please tell me the treatment?
my mother's teeth are getting attrited, all the teeth are attrited, what is the solutio...
Attrition of teeth is a natural process with time and the surface gets attrition slowly and become sensitive. And can cause sensitivity in teeth and mild headache due to temporo mandibular joint pain. Please visit a prosthodontist he will examine her and advise you accordingly.
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I am 19 year old male. I have mouth bleed with sputum problem in only summer time what I do please suggest me.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
The sputum is blood stained or not. Also whether the mouth bleed startsand stps of its own or you apply some cotton over it.
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I am 22 years old. I have sudden jaw pain past 2 days. Only on one side just below the ear. It only pains when I open my mouth wide.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 22 years old. I have sudden jaw pain past 2 days. Only on one side just below the ear. It only pains when I open...
U seem to have traumatised your tmj avoid opening mouth wide for few days give hot cold foamentation over the joint.
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My teeth are in pale yellow( I neither smoke nor drink or even take pan). Can you suggest me any treatment to get them back to white ?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Try for bleaching treatment which can dim the colour but has to c whether the colour is intrinsic , or else can go for crowns
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My teeth are not white enough. How to make them white without damaging the enamel?

Dentist, Delhi
Hello, if the problem that you notice is in the basic colour of your teeth then you may opt for bleaching which will lighten the colour of your teeth, but yhe results are not permanent and last sometime between 1 to 2 years. If however the problem is yellow or black deposits on your teeth, then only ultrasonic scaling shall be sufficient to clean your teeth. Do remember that scaling doesnt weaken your teeth whereas bleaching does remove negligible amount of minerals from enamel which is soon reabsorbed from saliva.
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My niece who is 15 years has been recommended by her doctor for braces she also has nine cavities what will b d cost of cavity filling nd which braces would b good for her nd what will b d cost of braces please help.

BDS, MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Bangalore
My niece who is 15 years has been recommended by her doctor for braces she also has nine cavities what will b d cost ...
Hi, The cost of the cavity depends on the material cost and the material used (large cavity or small cavity, depends on the tooth. It can be assessed only after the oral examination. The charges would range from 500-1000rs The Braces depends on various factors. If metallic braces, ceramic ,clear aligners. The charges varies.
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Mujhe teeth related problm hai main brush toh ache se kar leta hun but fir bhi muh se bohut smell aati hai.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Mujhe teeth related problm hai main brush toh ache se kar leta hun but fir bhi muh se bohut smell aati hai.
Hello, bad smell could be because of deposits on teeth surface or food lodged in between teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth twice daily. Night brushing is very important. Floss regularly. Rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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I am 26 year old I suffering from gum problems since 2 years when eat sweet lot of pain my teeth and gum what I can do for this pain?

BDS
Dentist, Noida
I am 26 year old I suffering from gum problems since 2 years when eat sweet lot of pain my teeth and gum what I can d...
Normally pain because of sweet occur in case of deep caries. Get your xray done and send me the photographs. Will give you the treatment plan for you.
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My teeth are not perfect. I mean the front four teeth are not in a line and there is size difference between them. What will be the overall cost and time to get them perfect.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth are not perfect. I mean the front four teeth are not in a line and there is size difference between them. Wh...
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.
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I am 64 yrs old 3 months ago I had blood coming out while brushing my teeth and was asked to get my teeth cleaned and prescribed qudrajel. It only gave temp relief and after a month it was re-precribed. But it has not helped and I continue to get blood while brushing. What to do?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
There are so many causes of bleeding gums - - brushing too hard - a vitamin deficiency - taking blood thinners or other medications - bleeding or clotting disorders - mouth sores - other medical problems, including diabetes, heart disease, leukemia or scurvy. -few advice to stop bleeding gums-- 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 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.
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I have bleeding from my teeth since a long time it pains too and while I brush or sometimes randomly I have tried all the toothpaste too.

BDS
Dentist, Gandhidham
I have bleeding from my teeth since a long time it pains too and while I brush or sometimes randomly I have tried all...
Consult your dentist get your teeth cleaned if needed do appropriate treatment for gum disease as we all know, citrus fruits are rich sources of vitamin c oranges, lemons, grapefruits, etc. It is advisable to consume these fruits.
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My niece she's 7 and her both upper teeth have broken and its been a year but the teeth haven't grown back,no signs of them.The gum is closed.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Wait for 6-8 months. If they do not erupt within this time get an OPG xray done & consult a dentist.
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Hi I have pain on my left upper jaw and due to which feel facial Pain as well on left Head Skull and it remains on for entire day. I have this pain for last 15 years and done already MRI and found nothing. Now one of doctor has advised me to have Nerve Block treatment. Would like to know if it is safe or will have side-effects on my future life. My age is 45. Request your confirmation.

Certified Implantologist, MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hi I have pain on my left upper jaw and due to which feel facial Pain as well on left Head Skull and it remains on fo...
Dear lybrate-user, nerve block treatment is generally safe if performed by a qualified practitioner. Any treatment can have its side effects. You should ask your treating doctor to explain the procedure and its side effects to you. You should also ask your doctor any questions and doubts you have. Your doctor knows what is the procedure to be performed. To understand your problem in detail I would like t have your symptoms and reports in detail. You may consult me or have a second opinion by a qualified practitioner.
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