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Dr. Girish

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Dr. Girish is a trusted Dentist in Koramangala, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Girish personally at Reginolds Oral Care in Koramangala, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Girish on Lybrate.com.

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I have a great pain in my teeth. Sometimes it comes and after it became normal. Is there any suggestion to stop that immediate pain in my teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Ujjain
I have a great pain in my teeth. Sometimes it comes and after it became normal. Is there any suggestion to stop that ...
Yeah you can temporarily relieve it by taking any painkiller, but consult your nearest dentist for permanant treatment like root canal.
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Hi I m 34 years old male. I ve gum problem from last 5 years. Bleeding n bad smelling in morning after awake also food chewing after kindly suggested.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi I m 34 years old male. I ve gum problem from last 5 years. Bleeding n bad smelling in morning after awake also foo...
Sachin singh you are having gum problem from last 5 years . sometime bleeding and bad smell from gums . warm saline mouth rinse tab celin 500 once daily . see dental surgeon for scaling and polishing . listerine mouthwash after meals/ before sleep
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Tooth Discolouration

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Tooth Discolouration

WHAT IS IT ?

Your teeth can become discolored by stains on the surface or by changes inside the tooth. There are three main types of tooth discoloration: 

  • Extrinsic — This occurs when the outer layer of the tooth (the enamel) is stained. Coffee, wine, cola or other drinks or foods can stain teeth. Smoking also causes extrinsic stains.

  • Intrinsic — This is when the inner structure of the tooth (the dentin) darkens or gets a yellow tint. You can get this type of discoloration if:
  • You had too much exposure to fluoride during early childhood.
  • Your mother used tetracycline antibiotics during the second half of pregnancy.
  • You used tetracycline antibiotics when you were 8 years old or younger.
  • You had trauma that affected a tooth when you were a young child. A fall, for example, may damage the developing permanent tooth.
  • You had trauma in a permanent tooth, and internal bleeding discolored the tooth.

 

    • You were born with a rare condition called dentinogenesis imperfecta. This causes gray, amber or purple discolorations.
    • Age-related — This is a combination of extrinsic and intrinsic factors. Dentin naturally yellows over time. The enamel that covers the teeth gets thinner with age, which allows the dentin to show through. Foods and smoking also can stain teeth as people get older. Finally, chips or other injuries can discolor a tooth, especially when the pulp has been damaged.
    • Symptoms

      Symptoms include stains on the enamel. They can range from white streaks to yellow tints or brown spots and pits. If the enamel has worn away, and dentin is showing through, you may notice a yellow tint.

    • Diagnosis

      No special tests are needed. A dentist or other dental professional can diagnose tooth discoloration by looking at the teeth.

    • Expected Duration

      Some tooth discoloration can be removed with professional cleaning. An example would be the stains caused by coffee. Many stains are permanent, however. Teeth sometimes can be whitened with a bleaching gel. In some cases, if the discoloration is severe, a crown or veneer may be required to cover it.

    • Prevention

      Brushing your teeth after every meal will help to prevent some stains. Dentists recommend that you rinse your mouth with water after having wine, coffee or other drinks or foods that can stain your teeth. Regular cleanings by a dental hygienist also will help to remove surface stains.

    • Intrinsic stains that are caused by damage to a nerve or blood vessel in a tooth sometimes can be prevented. You may need to have root canal treatment to remove the inner part of the tooth (the pulp) before it has a chance to decay and darken. However, teeth that have root canal treatment may darken anyway.

    • To prevent intrinsic stains in children, avoid too much early exposure to fluorides. Once the enamel is formed, fluoride will not discolor teeth.

    • TreatmentMany extrinsic stains caused by food and drink can be removed by regular professional cleanings and home care. Good home care includes brushing, flossing and rinsing after meals.

    • Discoloration often can be removed by applying a bleaching agent to the tooth enamel. One technique is called "power bleaching." With this method, the dentist applies a light-activated bleaching gel. It causes the teeth to get significantly whiter in about 30 to 45 minutes. Several follow-up treatments may be needed, or take-home bleaching trays may be provided.

    • It's also possible to remove discoloration at home. You will use a bleaching gel and a mouth guard given to you by your dentist. The bleaching gels designed for use at home aren't as strong as those applied by your dentist. This means that the process takes longer — usually two to four weeks.

      You also can buy whitening products over the counter. They contain a weaker bleach than the products you can get from your dentist. The whitening agent is applied as a gel placed in a mouthpiece or as a strip that sticks to your teeth. Over-the-counter mouthpieces fit less securely than the kind you get from your dentist, but they will lighten your teeth over time.

      Whitening toothpastes may remove minor stains. They do not actually change the overall color of your teeth.

      If your tooth has darkened after a root canal, bleaching the enamel won't help. Your dentist can apply a bleaching material to the inside of the tooth, or you may consider a crown or veneer.

      Bleaching will not lighten some stains, such as tetracycline stains. In this case, your dentist may recommend covering the discolored areas. This also may be useful when the tooth is chipped or badly damaged.

      A tooth can be covered with a color-matched composite bonding material. Another option is to get veneers. These are thin ceramic shells that cover the outer surfaces of the teeth.

      When To Call a Professional
      Tooth discoloration is mainly a cosmetic problem. Visit a dentist if you're unhappy with how your teeth look. Any change in a child's normal tooth color should be evaluated by a dentist.

      Prognosis
      The prognosis is very good for extrinsic stains. Intrinsic stains may be more difficult or take longer to remove.




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My teeth's always get decayed and cavity occurs. Tell me how to protect teeth on daily basis as my teeth's are very weak.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
My teeth's always get decayed and cavity occurs. Tell me how to protect teeth on daily basis as my teeth's are very w...
U should rinse and brush teeth after each meal,atleast brushing after the last meal at night is mandatory,,avoid excessive intake of sweet foods,get a dental checkup done once every 6 months or so.
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MDS, Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Bangalore
Diet for healthy smile -2
Pink healthy gums surround the teeth acting like a frame for the teeth, thus enhance your smile. Vitamin C found in citrus fruits like lemon and orange keeps your gums healthy and reduces bleeding gums as well.
Visit your dentist to remove plaque on teeth and keep your diet balanced with citrus fruits for a healthy beautiful smile.
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Dr Jayanthi N
Bangalore
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I am having many mouth sores on my lips and my tongue, this is very painful and frustrating. I have applied smile gel and this isn't helping.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I am having many mouth sores on my lips and my tongue, this is very painful and frustrating. I have applied smile gel...
Hello, you can apply baking soda over it or do baking soda in water mouth rinses. This will help to heal your sores. If they still persist you need to consult a physician and get your Vitamin B levels checked. If required take supplements for it.
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Even after 3 months of tooth filling, I have pain and sensitivity. I repeatedly consulted my doc, who is just shooing me away with pain killers and antibiotics. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Even after 3 months of tooth filling, I have pain and sensitivity. I repeatedly consulted my doc, who is just shooing...
Get an x ray done to get a clear picture of wt has happened beneath the filling n hw deep your filling is. Deep filling cause pulp irritation n in the long run damage of pulp which inturn causes pain. Antibiotics do not solve your problem for long.
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Mujhe meri daant me samasya h. Yeh beech me se khokhli ho gayi hai. Khokhli hokar yeh andar ke maas tak pahuch gayi hai. Kya isko bacha sakte hain. Mujhe ek dentist ki salaah chahiye.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Mujhe meri daant me samasya h. Yeh beech me se khokhli ho gayi hai. Khokhli hokar yeh andar ke maas tak pahuch gayi h...
Ji ha ise root canal treatment se bacha sakte he aur uske sath homoeopathic treatment karvaye taki dusre daant ko khokhle hone se bacha sake...nahi to ye dusro me bhi hoga...
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Sir I am getting sensitivity in my side side teeth especially I I take something cold and lesser when taking hot or warm!

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
Sir I am getting sensitivity in my side side teeth especially I I take something cold and lesser when taking hot or w...
Get scaling done and brush your teeth twice a day and use dental floss and mouthwash and do warmsaline rinces 3-4 times a day and scrap your tongue twice day and tell me the status after 5 days.
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