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Dr. Geethanjali K G

BDS, PGCE

Dentist, Bangalore

13 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Dr. Geethanjali K G is a popular Dentist in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. She has been a practicing Dentist for 13 years. She is a qualified BDS, PGCE . She is currently practising at Ss Hospitals in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Geethanjali K G on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - RAJIV GANDHI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES(BANGALORE) - 2005
PGCE - V.S. Dental College, Bangalore - 2011
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Involuntary Oral Habits That Are Eating Away Your Smile.

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Involuntary Oral Habits That Are Eating Away Your Smile.

Clenching or night grinding.

If you have ever experienced a strong emotion of either anger or resolve you may realise our body tenses up and our teeth clench. If this is not a frequent occurrence the damage maybe minimal but as sports people or someone with a bad temper you may actually end up wearing down your teeth considerably. Now a large part of this habit is semi voluntary you can remind yourself to control it but a few people suffer from an entirely involuntary condition called night grinding or bruxism.

Unfortunately here you have no awareness of doing the grinding except maybe waking up with a sore jaw or a headache but the person sleeping beside you can even hear you gnashing your teeth. Needless to say the damage this is silent destroyer is causing is significant and rapid. The best solution if diagnosed with this habit is to start wearing a night guard which is a thin plastic appliance that fits snugly on your teeth similar to a sports guard so that it protects your teeth and wears down before your teeth do. Also the jaw separation it creates puts your muscles at ease and they don't get activated or clench anymore.

Mouth breathing.

Many people are unaware of this habit entirely. A very common condition mouth breathing occurs more so when you're sleeping and tend to breathe more through your mouth than your nose.

This condition can be a result of the way your nasal passages and throat are shaped. It commonly occurs in people with a deviated nasal septum as well. The main sign to know if you're mouth breathing or not is if you wake up with an extremely dry mouth, at times bad breathe and tend to have red irritated gums that bleed often on brushing.

Mouth breathing also predisposes you to snoring so if you haven't started yet if you're a mouth breather chances are you will start snoring as well.

It usually can be corrected surgically and if not severe snoring particularly can be corrected by oral appliances or oxygen machines which supplement the air reaching your lungs.

Tongue thrusting.

This habit develops at childhood or birth and is also attributed to the tongue shape and the structure of the palate and throat. A person having this habit tends to push the teeth out while swallowing as a result they present with spaced out teeth and a large tongue.

To prevent the need for braces catching this habit early on and wearing an appliance to control it would be best. If spaces have already increased then best form of closing the gaps would be either with braces or by cosmetic fillings.

Cheek biting.

A surprisingly unnoticeable habit people tend to chew their inner cheek or parts of their lip when under stress or deep thought. While this habit can seem harmless it can create a long term wound in the mouth which can either balloon up with fluids or be subject to infection. Chronic injuries or wounds should never be left unnoticed and habits like these should be discontinued to avoid discomfort and the eventual need for treatment.

Exposure to alternating extremes of temperature.

Another very ignorant but seemingly harmless habit is to eat a hot meal and down it with a glass of ice cold water or have a hot drink and second it with ice cream. While the effects of this habit may only show up in the long term what it does is create an impact on the enamel and slowly cause the teeth to become sensitive.

While our teeth are extremely hardy and don't breakdown until exposed to hundreds of millions of such daily stimuli, the best solution is to keep an intermittent time gap between the extremes of temperature in order not to shock the nerves that rest within your teeth to become hypersensitive.

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I am male 27. I have lost 6-7 teeth already and again and again there is pain in my teeth not in any single teeth but like 5-6 teeth together. Usually when I drink which is very rare that I drink.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Certificate in Child Health, Certificate in Skin Diseases, Certificate in Veneral Diseases, Certificate in Gynecology & Obstetrics, Post Graduate Diploma in Emergency Medical Service (P.G.D.E.M.S)
Ayurveda, Mumbai
I am male 27. I have lost 6-7 teeth already and again and again there is pain in my teeth not in any single teeth but...
Do oil puling in mouth it's best way to strong your teeth for more details kindly consult me privately. Regards,
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My front teeth are yellowish. I don't like it. I want it to be white. Please suggest me so that it will be white and there will be no effect on strength of teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My front teeth are yellowish. I don't like it. I want it to be white. Please suggest me so that it will be white and ...
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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Do scaling really helps to stop halitosis.? Ok I will do soon as possible. Wanted to ask tat should I use mouthwashes for the same problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
Do scaling really helps to stop halitosis.?  Ok I will do soon as possible.  Wanted to ask tat should I use mouthwash...
Yes. Definitely. Just using mouthwash is not going to help much. For best results, use mouthwash after scaling.
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Con you suggest medicine for oral infections I am feeling hot above the mouth, and cold on tongue.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
. Homoeopathy has a good treatment for this, which acts internally without adverse effects. To start with take merc sol 30 once in the morning and once in the evening for 4 days and give feedback.
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I think I had bleeding gums. And my mouth is smelling badly. I had yellow in colour in my teeth. I need a help from you can you please suggest me a best mouth wash. And tell me what I do. Can I clear my yellow teeth into white by teeth clinic if.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I think I had bleeding gums. And my mouth is smelling badly. I had yellow in colour in my teeth. I need a help from y...
Yes you can .kindly get teeth cleaning and polishing done by dentist .Six Bad Breath Home Remedies The practice of a few, simple, self-care techniques can help to minimize halitosis. There are several things you can do at home. Advanced oral care products: Use oral care products such as mouthwashes and toothpastes that have been shown to be effective in fighting bad breath. Proper oral care: Brush and floss your teeth at least twice a day. Be sure to get a toothbrush with soft bristles (as to not damage tooth enamel or gums) and also use fluoride toothpaste. Brushing and flossing helps to remove any food and plaque which can be used as a fuel source by the anaerobic, sulfur-producing bacteria that are at the root of this problem. Stimulate your salivary flow: Prevent dry mouth with chewing gum, lozenges, or mints that are sugar free. Look for Xylitol, a non-sucrose sweetener, which in recent years has been shown to have anti-cavity properties. Eat fibrous fruits and vegetables: One of the best ways to remove bacteria in the mouth is to eat an apple a day. It helps moisten the mouth, too. Take a dietary supplement: Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, and Vitamin B are effective at helping your body eliminate excess mucus and toxins naturally. Brush your teeth occasionally with baking soda: The bacteria that cause bad breath thrive in an acidic oral environment. Brushing your teeth with baking soda helps neutralize excess acids found in the oral cavity. 12 Easy Ways to Prevent Bad Breath Please remember, preventing halitosis is always easier than treating it. By developing the right habits, you can effectively help prevent it. Eat foods rich in fiber: High fiber foods help prevent halitosis. Avoid eating heavily processed foods that contain refined carbohydrates such as cookies, cakes, sweets and ice cream. Use mouthwash: Some mouthwashes or oral rinses are effective at preventing bad breath. However, you should never use alcohol based mouthwashes because the alcohol makes the mouth very dry, which will actually make the problem worse. Drink green and black teas: They contain polyphenols that help eliminate sulfur compounds and reduce oral bacteria. Avoid drying medication: Try not to take antidepressants, diuretics, pain relievers, and antihistamines unless it is absolutely medically necessary. These drugs inhibit saliva flow and can cause chronic dry mouth. Avoid products with sodium lauryl sulfate or alcohol: Do not use any oral hygiene products that contain sodium lauryl sulfate or alcohol because the alcohol makes the mouth very dry, one of the most common causes of bad breath. Clean your mouth after eating meat, fish or dairy products: Practicing consistent and thorough oral hygiene is an effective prevention tool. Stop smoking: Studies have shown that smokers are at higher risk of developing periodontal disease and dry mouth. Furthermore, people who smoke may also engage in other habits that promote this condition such as dieting, drinking alcohol, and suffering from chronic anxiety conditions that require exacerbating prescription medications. Breathe through your nose instead of your mouth: Try to address any snoring or sleep apnea issues that could be affecting your breath and causing dry mouth. Drink water: Keep your mouth moist by drinking plenty of water. Clean your dentures at least once a day: Practice the same, proper oral care that you would with your original teeth. Eliminate dairy products from your diet: Lactose intolerance can be an underlying cause of halitosis. Use an oral probiotic like S. Salivarius K12 and M18: Use probiotics to balance the oral cavity and prevent an overgrowth of the odor-causing bacteria involved in halitosis.
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My mouth not opened due to chewing gutkha .only two fingers go to inside my mouth. How to solve this problem without medicine. And any effective medicine available please give Mr. reply.

FDSRCS, MOrth RCS, MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Sonipat
My mouth not opened due to chewing gutkha .only two fingers go to inside my mouth. How to solve this problem without ...
First thing u must quit Gutkha. Secondly only medicines may not be effective to resolve the problem. Latest treatment is laser assisted surgery.
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I have teeth problem. Its bleeding and pain some time And more sensitive. Please give me proper solution.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have teeth problem.
Its bleeding and pain some time And more sensitive.
Please give me proper solution.
Hello, *take easily digestible diet, avoiding junk food. *homoeo-carre** @ acid nit 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ merc sol 200- 6 pill, once a day -7 days. @ calendula q-10 drops, with 1/4 cup of water, rinse your mouth twice a day report, wkly.
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Which is best for tooth crown capping. Metal or ceramic? What might be the cost per tooth crown capping?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Which is best for tooth crown capping.
Metal or ceramic?
What might be the cost per tooth crown capping?
For front teeth, ceramic caps are best. Cost will range from 1500 to 3000. Now a days bruxir n zirconia crowns are also available. Cost starts from 5000 to 20000. For posterior teeth, it depends on your teeth position in relation to opposite teeth. Metal crowns will cost 500 to 1500.
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There is a black dot in my tooth (molars area) how can I remove that? It being noticed by people when I talk with them please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Fatehgarh Churian
There is a black dot in my tooth (molars area) how can I remove that? It being noticed by people when I talk with the...
Dear lybrate-user you can't remove it by your own you need to see a dentist its initial stage of caries.
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