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Dr. Girija Vijendra

MDS

Dentist, Bangalore

44 Years Experience
Dr. Girija Vijendra MDS Dentist, Bangalore
44 Years Experience
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Dr. Girija Vijendra is a trusted Dentist in Jayanagar, Bangalore. She has had many happy patients in her 44 years of journey as a Dentist. She has done MDS . You can meet Dr. Girija Vijendra personally at Dental Clinic in Jayanagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Girija Vijendra on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - - 1973
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What should I do to keep away smell of eggs from my mouth because I eat 20 eggs a day that makes my mouth smell bad even after brushing the teeth.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
What should I do to keep away smell of eggs from my mouth because I eat 20 eggs a day that makes my mouth smell bad e...
You shouldnot take 20 eggs a day .It can incrase your Uric acid level in blood hence cause gout .Kindly consult the dietician about your diet and protein intake. For bad smell you can use mouthwash and try this remedy at home .Mix few drops of peppermint in lukewarm water and rinse three times a day after each meal.
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I have a cavity problem. What should i do?

Master of Clinical Dentistry, Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Dentist,
I have a cavity problem. What should i do?
Consult a dentist to get your cavity filled. To prevent further cavities and decay, use proper toothbrushing techniques and modify diet intake. Your dentist will help you regarding the same.
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BDS
Dentist, Motihari
What's in Your Mouth?
To understand what happens when your teeth decay, it's helpful to know what's in your mouth naturally. Here are a few of the elements:

Saliva ? Your mouth and teeth are constantly bathed in saliva. We never give much thought to our spit, but this fluid is remarkable for what it does to help protect our oral health. Saliva keeps teeth and other parts of your mouth moist and washes away bits of food. Saliva contains minerals that strengthen teeth. It includes buffering agents. They reduce the levels of acid that can decay teeth. Saliva also protects against some viruses and bacteria.

Plaque ? Plaque is a soft, gooey substance that sticks to the teeth a bit like jam sticks to a spoon. Like the slime that clings to the bottom of a swimming pool, plaque is a type of biofilm. It contains large numbers of closely packed bacteria, components taken from saliva, and bits of food. Also in the mix are bacterial byproducts and white blood cells. Plaque grows when bacteria attach to the tooth and begin to multiply. Plaque starts forming right after a tooth is cleaned. Within an hour, there's enough to measure. As time goes on, the plaque thickens. Within two to six hours, the plaque teems with bacteria that can cause cavities and periodontal (gum) disease.

Calculus ? If left alone long enough, plaque absorbs minerals from saliva. These minerals form crystals and harden into calculus. Then new plaque forms on top of existing calculus. This new layer can also become hard.

Bacteria ? We have many types of bacteria in our mouths. Some bacteria are good; they help control destructive bacteria. When it comes to decay, Streptococcus mutans and Lactobacilli are the bacteria that cause the most damage to teeth.

How Your Teeth Decay
The bacteria in your mouth need food to live and multiply. When you eat sugary foods, or even starches such as rice, the bacteria use them as food, too. The bacteria then produce acids that can dissolve tooth enamel (outer layer of the tooth).

It's not just candy and ice cream we're talking about. All carbohydrate foods eventually break down into simple sugars. Some of this process begins in the mouth.

Foods that break down into simple sugars in the mouth are called fermentable carbohydrates. These include the obvious sugary foods, such as cookies, cakes, soft drinks and candy. But they also include pretzels, crackers, bananas, potato chips and breakfast cereals.

Bacteria in your mouth turn the sugars in these foods into acids. These acids begin to dissolve the mineral crystals in teeth. The more times you eat each day, the more times your teeth are exposed to an acid attack.

This attack can lead to tooth decay, also known as dental caries or cavities. First, the acid begins to dissolve calcium and phosphate crystals inside a tooth. A white spot may appear on the enamel in this weakened area. But the loss of minerals develops beneath the surface of the enamel. The surface may still be smooth.

At this stage, the tooth can be repaired with the help of fluoride, proteins and minerals (calcium and phosphate) in the saliva. The saliva also helps reduce the acid levels from bacteria that attack the tooth.

Once the decay breaks through the enamel to cause a cavity, the damage is permanent. A dentist must clean out the decay and fill the cavity. Left untreated, the decay will get worse. It can destroy a tooth all the way through the enamel, through the inside dentin layer and down to the pulp or nerve of the tooth. That's why it is important to treat caries at a very early stage, when the process can be reversed.

Types of Decay
Young children can get a type of decay called baby bottle tooth decay or early childhood caries. It destroys enamel quickly. This type of decay is common in children who are put to sleep with a bottle of milk or juice. The bottle exposes the teeth constantly to carbohydrates through the night. Bacteria can grow rapidly and produce acid that decays teeth.

Decay can become worse if the parent does not clean the child's teeth. It can eat through enamel and leave a large cavity in a matter of months.

In older adults, the exposed roots of teeth can develop cavities. This is called root caries. Older adults are more likely to have receding gums caused by years of hard brushing or periodontal disease. They also are more likely to have dry mouth (xerostomia). The decrease in saliva results in less protection of the teeth. This increases the risk of decay. Many common medicines can cause dry mouth. Be sure to ask the doctor or pharmacist if any of your medicines cause dry mouth.

Decay can form beneath fillings or other tooth repairs, such as crowns. Sometimes bacteria and bits of food can slip between the tooth and a filling or crown. This can happen if the filling cracks or pulls away from the tooth, leaving a gap.

Preventing Cavities
Do you or your family members get cavities often? Dental research has found out that certain factors can affect your risk of tooth decay. These factors include:

The current number of decayed or filled teeth
Your fluoride exposure, including fluoride in drinking water, toothpaste and rinses, and fluoride treatments in the dental office
Parents or siblings with dental decay
How well you take care of your teeth
The amount of saliva and the balance of minerals, enzymes and buffering agents it contains
How often and what types of foods you eat (especially fermentable carbohydrates)
Ask your dentist about the best ways to reduce your risks and limit dental decay.

To prevent your teeth from decaying, you can do three things:

Strengthen your teeth's defenses with fluoride, sealants and agents that contain calcium and phosphate ions.
Have your dentist or dental hygienist place sealants on your back teeth.
Reduce the number of bacteria in your mouth.
Fluoride penetrates into teeth. It strengthens them by replacing minerals that acid has removed. The benefits of fluoride to teeth were first discovered in the 1930s. Dentists started to notice that people who drank water that naturally contained fluoride had less tooth decay. In 1945, communities started to add fluoride to water supplies. Adding fluoride to water systems has been the most successful cavity prevention method to date.

In the early 1960s, fluoride also began to be added to toothpaste. This also had a major impact on cavity prevention. Now almost all toothpastes contain fluoride. Everyone should brush with a fluoride toothpaste every day. Dental offices sometimes recommend higher levels of fluoride in toothpastes, gels and mouth rinses for both children and adults.

Sealants are protective coatings placed over the tops of the back teeth ? molars. They block bacteria and acids from sticking in the tiny grooves on the chewing surfaces of these teeth. Sealants can be placed in adults and children. Children can have sealants placed on their permanent molars once they come in, around age 6. Sometimes they are also used on primary (baby) molars. Dentists can put sealants on molars with signs of early decay, as long as the decay hasn't broken through the enamel.

You can never get rid of all the bacteria in your mouth. But you can take steps to control and disrupt the bacteria so they don't attack your teeth:

Brush twice a day.
Floss daily.
Reduce the number of times each day that you consume fermentable carbohydrates.
Some mouthwashes reduce bacteria in your mouth. This can help prevent decay. Chewing sugarless gums, especially those with xylitol, can help reduce the number of bacteria that cause cavities and increase the flow of saliva.

Most importantly, visit your dentist regularly. Then the dentist can find any decay early, when it can be treated and reversed.
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Hello sir. Sir i am a smoker and due to smoking my left chick my down to compare right chick . So give the solution and how can i smoke the ciggreate.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dear You have to visit to a nearby Dentist who can check you and tell you the exact cause and solution. Without check-up we can't comment. Regards Shilpa Dr. Krinita Motwani's Dental Clinic
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I have problem of bad smell since last few months. Please advice how to remove? salt water gargling can help?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have problem of bad smell since last few months. Please advice how to remove? salt water gargling can help?
Hi there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. You can come for a consultation (free of cost) in our clinic.
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Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Brush twice a day, keep teeth problem away.
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My mouth is damage by tobacco or gutkha. How can I rebuilt.

BDS
Dentist,
My mouth is damage by tobacco or gutkha. How can I rebuilt.
First and the foremost thing you need to do is as soon as possible try and quit this habbit of eating tobacco and gutkha. Next is visit your dentist for restoring the damage caused by it.
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I am 28 years old male. Suffering from dental pain at left upper m1 and m2. The dentist took the xray and explained as m2 is completely infected and m1 is infected but in the outermost layer of enamel.

BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
I am 28 years old male. Suffering from dental pain at left upper m1 and m2. The dentist took the xray and explained a...
Better extract the 2nd molar n do an rct for your 1st molar. If the 2nd molar worthy for rct go for it n crown it.
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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Don't rush, when you brush: for maximum results, brush your teeth for at least 2 to 3 minutes. Keeping your brush at a 45 degree angle while brushing so that the bristles do not hurt your gums.
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When I brush my teeth, it bleeds and sometime I feel sensitivity. What will I do for it?

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
When I brush my teeth, it bleeds and sometime I feel sensitivity. What will I do for it?
You need scaling (professional cleaning) of teeth to be done by a dentist. Dentist will prescribe you mouthwash and an anti-sensitive toothpaste to sensitivity in teeth.
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My teeth color is light yellow. What to do for white teeth.?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
My teeth color is light yellow. What to do for white teeth.?
Generally tooth colour vary from white to yellowish white. It your teeth are stained. then bleaching is the best option. Get bleach done in good dental clinic. Avoid tobacco ,alcohol and pan like products,n brush teeth properly two times.
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Suddenly testing blood in saliva without coughing what is the reason for that? With out any problem in throat or teeth.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hello, bleeding could be because of weak gums due to deposits or food lodgement. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush twice daily, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Maintain proper brushing technique.
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Hello Dr. By brother has some yellowish spots on his teeth's. According to doctors v consulted they r due to water problem (excess florine. Dr. Can you please tll how to remove them. In less time period except gng to dentists.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
Hello Dr. By brother has some yellowish spots on his teeth's. According to doctors v consulted they r due to water pr...
This is Dental fluorosis, intrinsic structural defect in teeth. Only method to remove those stains is consult dentist and get laminates or veneers done for bright white teeth.
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I have severe toothache since 4 days. But I don't have caries. What tablets should I take to get rid of this pain?

MDS - Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have severe toothache since 4 days.  But I don't have caries. What tablets should I take to get rid of this pain?
The pain may be due to various reasons you should go to a dentist and get it examined for time being you can take general pain killer for temporary relief.
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I feel tooth ache on my left jaw, I have not chewed on this side for over three months, what do I need to do?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I feel tooth ache on my left jaw, I have not chewed on this side for over three months, what do I need to do?
Take Chamomilla 30C one dose now and then start taking Nilhilinum 200 2 doses daily for 1 week. It will be start getting alright within 2 days. Take care. :)
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Dental Health Tip

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Dental Health Tip

Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food. Using them for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can result in chipped or broken teeth.

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BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
Getting a good night sleep before the root canal treatment is the best way to go as it would reduce anxiety and maintain the overall well being.
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How many times should we brush our teeth?

You should brush twice daily is recommended but with a proper technique. If you brush properly before you sleep then you don't need to brush them for a longer time in the morning. Every one thinks brushing for a longer time will clean my teeth but that's not true. Twice is recomended.
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My lower jaw second molar inside part enamel part is broken and now it's feels sensitivity when I eat hot, sour and cold.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
My lower jaw second molar inside part enamel part is broken and now it's feels sensitivity when I eat hot, sour and c...
Go for proper consultation and diagnosis and accordingly go for treatment. If required than you should go for capping your broken teeth.
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