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Dr. Harish Koushik

MDS. Consultant Orthodontist and Implantologist

Dentist, Bangalore

17 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. Harish Koushik is a popular Dentist in Seshadripuram, Bangalore. He has helped numerous patients in his 17 years of experience as a Dentist. He studied and completed MDS. Consultant Orthodontist and Implantologist . You can visit him at Koushik Dental Care Orthodontic and Implantology Center in Seshadripuram, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Harish Koushik on Lybrate.com.

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MDS. Consultant Orthodontist and Implantologist - Krishnadevaraya College of Dental Sciences Hospital, - 2000
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Indian Orthodontic Society

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What Is Fluoride and Facts Associated With It

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
What Is Fluoride and Facts Associated With It

Fluoride is a mineral which is great for teeth and takes great care of your dental health. This mineral is completely colourless and it is available naturally. It has got different forms like gas, liquid and solid. Tooth decay can be prevented so that teeth can be strengthened. You can also get this mineral in smaller amounts in the drinking water supplied by municipality so that dental health can be improved to a great extent.

Important facts about fluoride

  1. Maintenance of the thyroid gland: Fluoride can be used for the effective reduction of thyroid gland functions. This is how metabolism speed can be easily maintained by this mineral. Premature puberty can be invited by fluoride.
  2. Reduction of dental decay: Dental decay can be reduced as a result of which dental health can be preserved. Weak teeth bones can be made stronger with the use of fluoride on a regular basis. This is a medicated mineral and the experts have approved the same as the best protective element for teeth.
  3. Preventing cavities: Growth of cavities can be prevented by using this mineral as a result of which oral health can be ensured. Different kinds of oral troubles, especially gum swelling, pain, dental bleeding and others can be prevented. On the other hand, infectious oral diseases can also be prevented.
  4. Purification of drinking water: As per the researches conducted by experts, drinking water can be purified, and thus your health condition can be improved. However, make sure that limited dosage is included in water. Fluoride is absolutely safe and hygienic in nature.
  5. High quality toothpaste: This mineral is now available in teeth-protecting toothpastes so that dental health can be maintained with great care. The dentists often recommend using these toothpastes for preventing dental risks. These toothpastes not only protect teeth bones, but also prevent the dental nerves.
  6. Fluoride unsafe for kids: It is advised to keep kids away from overexposure of fluoride as that might cause severe damages. In case the dentist prescribes fluoride based products for your children, it is only then you should allow your kids to use fluoride based products.
  7. Fixing weak enamel: Weak enamel can create a lot of dental issues, and these issues can be easily avoided by using fluoride. On the other hand, formation of destructive acid causing tooth decay can also be efficiently prevented by the concerned mineral. 

Harmful enzymes causing greater dental damages can be easily tackled along with preservation of healthy oral condition. But in this case, consistent usage of the mineral should be essentially maintained. If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a specilized dentist and ask a free question.

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Bruxism and Its Treatment

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Bruxism and Its Treatment

Occasional teeth clenching is fairly common disorder among adults and children throughout the world. But if the teeth grinding occurs repeatedly, it can cause significant damage to your teeth or gums (with chances of potential tooth loss) and overall dental hygiene. Furthermore, recurrent episodes of bruxism might cause other serious complications such as severe headaches, facial pain or disorders in the temporomandibular joints (located in the forepart of the ear).

According to recent studies, 15-33% of children tend to grind their teeth while they develop their first few pairs and generally stop with the gradual development of adult teeth. In adults, this disorder might occur as an involuntary response, completely unbeknownst to the concerned individual.

Causes-

The most likely causes of bruxism are as follows:

  1. According to the doctors, in 70% of the adults, repressed stress or anxiety might result in teeth grinding while you are sleeping.

  2. Bruxism might also occur as a result of excessive consumption of alcohol, caffeine, sleeping pills, tobacco, and selected anti-depressants.

  3. Bruxism might also occur due to depression and the sheer competitive nature in certain individuals.

  4. Bruxism might also occur due to a serious disorder such as Parkinson ’s disease.

  5. Bruxism might also occur as an axillary of other sleep related disorders such as excessive snoring, sleep apnoea, etc.

  6. If you have an irregular structural alignment among the upper and lower sets of teeth, Bruxism is more likely to occur.

  7. In children, Bruxism might occur as a response from to pain in the ear or tooth.

Treatments-

The following treatments can be implemented to treat permanent instances of bruxism:

  1. If it is caused by severe stress and anxiety, stress management therapies can be very useful to prevent Bruxism.

  2. If you have a habit of grinding your teeth while you are asleep, you can consult your doctor to provide you with mouth guards.

  3. Regulated consumption of alcohol, tobacco might help prevent Bruxism if it is caused by a side effect of either one of them. Likewise, if the disorder occurs due to a side effect of antidepressants or any other psychiatric medications, you must consult your doctor to change the particular medication.

  4. You can also opt for Dental correction procedures like night guard if the reason of the disorder is the misalignment of the upper and lower teeth or other related dental complications. A custom fit night guard will not only safeguard your comfort, but improve the quality of your smile as well.

  5. Although medications are not common, muscle relaxants (for a certain period of time) or Botox injections are prescribed by doctors when the patient does not respond to other forms of treatments. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.

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Sir, I have lot of pain in my tongue which was having cut mark on one side of tongue due to biting. Kindly suggest remidy.

BDS, pg certification in aesthetic dentistry
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dear, apply some anesthetic gel like geex or dologelct or mucopain with tab b complex once daily for atleast 10days. Regards Dr. Nilay bhatia
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I am having bad breath problem. I brush my teeth daily still the problem persists. What should do?

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I am having bad breath problem. I brush my teeth daily still the problem persists. What should do?
Scaling and polishing will help if the bad breath is bcoz of deposits on teeth check for your digestion also. Smetimes stomach upset also is the reason for bad smell.
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I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments.
Bleaching is procedure for teeth whitening. But you need to get dental check up wether teeth whitening is required or the yellowish stains can be removed by scaling alone. Procedure to get a healthy n bright smile is, scaling & polishing & bleaching.
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I'm having mouth sores from last 3 days i'm taking becosules z but nothing improving what to do?

MDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I'm having mouth sores from last 3 days i'm taking becosules z but nothing improving what to do?
Chew 3-5 leaves of tulsi daily. Correct your diet. Eat dates, dry fruits on a daily basis. Sleep well. Gargle your mouth with lukewarm salt water 2-4 times a day.
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She has cough. Now at friday she has a operation in parotit gland. Doctor says her kidney working 40% only. Because she taking sugar and bp tablet from past 10 years and some times she take nise tablet also. My question is any problem will appear after the operation or any prevention or there.

MD PULMONARY, DTCD
Pulmonologist, Faridabad
Better control of sugar and BP consedering her kidney report. Avoid nise tab. For what dis. she is being ope for parotid gland
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Is there any special medicated paste to heal teeth cavities pain without root canal ?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Is there any special medicated paste to heal teeth cavities pain without root canal ?
No till now not available. But the research is going on. But you can follow a good oral hygiene regime for proper tooth care.
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D.L.D, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Like our body, our gums also need some exercise to maintain their health.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.

My mouth got sore in the right cheek around wisdom teeth. It is really painful. The area is not red but white in colour. Been using ORASORE ointment. It gives short relief but the pain is back. Unable to eat properly. Its been a week already. Please help. I have pictures if you want to see.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
It's not the tt consult a maxillofacial surg the third molar if not in correct direction may have to be removed.
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Dear sir/madam I'm getting white spots on same place in my mouth they are coming and going. Please provide the solution.

MBBS, Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD)
Dermatologist, Delhi
White spots on the tongue or in the mouth can be an advanced symptom of a serious medical condition or my imply something not serious. When you experience this symptoms of white spots, it is a best idea you visit your doctor. Apart from sexual transmitted diseases (chlamydia, gonorrhea, HIV, or AIDs ), there are a number of causes that can cause white spots around your mouth. These may include: Excessive dry mouth If your mouths stay dry for long periods, there are possibilities you will develop white spots or patches around your mouth or tongue. This is sometimes referred to as cotton mouth. Thrush this is a growth of yeast that has manifested itself in the mouth. These white spots can develop on the gums, cheeks, or the roof of the mouth or even the tongue. Migratory glossitis this is sometimes referred to as geographic tongue. It is a condition that presents itself as tiny, pinkish- white bumps [papillae], which are actually short, fine, hair- like projections. This condition is noncancerous, and has no risks to the affected person. Oral/ mouth cancer one of the common signs of oral cancer is white spots that cover the inner parts of the mouth and tongue. Special testing is required to ascertain if it is really oral cancer that causes you white spots in mouth. If this condition of white spots or patches in the mouth happens to you for the first time, it should not last for long- not more than two weeks. If they recarry or stay for more than two weeks, it is important to visit your doctor who will find out the cause of the white spots.
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My mouth is painful I can not eat food there is a crack in my mouth at the end of teeth. Its very irritating please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My mouth is painful I can not eat food there is a crack in my mouth at the end of teeth. Its very irritating please h...
You can use some glycerine over that area. In case it pains kindly visit dentist. To understand the clinical situation. And take medications/treatment accordingly.
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When I sleep my saliva stil cums lik small kids is it a problem if it is den wat it is?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
When I sleep my saliva stil cums lik small kids is it a problem if it is den wat it is?
It still comes from your mouth then you must be sleeping with your mouth open Try sleeping with your mouth closed or else use a night guard while sleeping.
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Hi sir, I am suffering with gum bleeding. From teeth row. Please tell me the solution.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reasons for bleeding gums like poor oral hygiene, vitamin deficiency, physical injury to gums, hormonal changes, medications etc. You have to visit a dentist for professional cleaning and check-up to know the exact cause and solution of your problem.
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I am 25 year old male I have got bad breathe problem from last two years what to do?

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am 25 year old male I have got bad breathe problem from last two years what to do?
Dear lybrate-user, brush regularly with vertical up and down strokes. Cleaning every part of the mouth is very important. If you have a history of tobacco or gurkha chewing it is the most possible that you might be suffering from gingivitis.
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I am suffering from bad breath. I used to brush very well but quickly after some time it gets foul smell. Please help.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am suffering from bad breath. I used to brush very well but quickly after some time it gets foul smell. Please help.
Hello, Halitosis, also called bad breath, is a symptom in which a noticeably unpleasant odor is present on the exhaled breath. Of those who have genuine halitosis, often the odor is caused by bacteria present below the gumline and on the back of the tongue. Rest of them is accounted for by many different conditions, including disorders in the nasal cavity, sinuses, throat, lungs, esophagus, stomach or elsewhere. Very rarely, halitosis can be one of many symptoms of a serious underlying medical condition such as liver failure; but, in the vast majority of cases, the cause is minor and can often be reduced by adjustments to oral hygiene, including brushing or gently scraping the back of the tongue and improving the health of the gums by using dental floss. The intensity of bad breath may differ during the day, due to eating certain foods (such as garlic, onions, meat, fish, and cheese), smoking,[12] and alcohol consumption. Since the mouth is exposed to less oxygen and is inactive during the night, the odor is usually worse upon awakening ("morning breath"). Bad breath may be transient, often disappearing following eating, drinking, tooth brushing, flossing, or rinsing with specialized mouthwash. So, in your case, need to make a diagnosis for right medicine. Medication: Use homoeopathic SBL’s Homeodent toothpaste twice (morning & night) a day daily. Use Cinnamon Q (mother tincture) diluted with water for gargling or use Bakson’s Perio Aid mouthwash after every meal. And take orally - Merc. Sol. 30/ twice a day daily for 2 weeks. Then revert.
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I have pain in my teeth from three days. And my eyes is very weak. What can I do.?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have pain in my teeth from three days. And my eyes is very weak. What can I do.?
Eyes and teeth has no interconnection so there is no fear to consult a dentist and get treatment done gor the pain.
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My friend has for this bad tooth ache on her right molar since days. What can be done.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My friend has for this bad tooth ache on her right molar since days. What can be done.
Tooth ache since many days requires immediate treatment. The type of treatment can only be told on personal consultation with dentist. Medications cannot cure tooth ache, they can reduce only the symptoms. Kindly visit a dentist asap.
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I have a pro that my tongue can't sense all taste. I referred some doctors but no use can you please help?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
it is a complicated and tricky issue,may be due to loss of taste buds or cold or after effect of some disease or treatment . let him try apply boroglycerin twice a day and take becosule with folic acid for a week . get examined by dental surgeon in collaboration with ent specialist .
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