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Dr. Harsha N R

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

18 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
Dr. Harsha N R BDS Dentist, Bangalore
18 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
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Dr. Harsha N R is an experienced Dentist in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. He has over 18 years of experience as a Dentist. He has completed BDS . You can visit him at Sangam Dental Clinic in Rajaji Nagar, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Harsha N R on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - M.S. Ramaiah Dental College, - 1999
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Karnataka State Dental Council

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I have problem in my mouth my mouth don't fully open.

MDS, BDS
Dentist,
I have problem in my mouth  my mouth don't fully open.
Consul dentist, there are many reasons for reduced mouth opening 1. Tmj (joint in front of ear) disorder 2. Muscle spasm 3. Third molar infection 4. Oral submucous fibrosis etc. Consult in person for evaluation, diagnosis and necessary treatment.
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How can I cure my gum pain?

BDS
Dentist,
How can I cure my gum pain?
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I have not clean my tongue since last few months. What should I do to clean it now and remove the bad breadth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person.
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Dental Facts

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Dental Facts
Never brush your teeth after
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Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Try to save a knocked out tooth: Place it in milk and seek dental advice immediately.
If tissues are preserved the tooth can be replaced in the socket.
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Hello doctor please help me iam suffering from severe mouth ulcer please solve my problem .

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine merc sol 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for a 3 days and revert. *maintain a good oral hygiene *avoid spicy and fried food.
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I have problems on teeth. They are all of different shape & a bad smell is comes from my mouth. What should I do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have problems on teeth. They are all of different shape & a bad smell is comes from my mouth. What should I do.
Homoeopathic medicine NUX VOMICA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue twice daily RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth immediately after meals. HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night Visit a Dentist for physical examination.
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I have dry mouth and toung white and little cracked. Kya mujhe sjogren syndrome to nahi.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have dry mouth and toung white and little cracked. Kya mujhe sjogren syndrome to nahi.
Sjogren sydrome ko conform karne ke liye we have to do some investigation . Without doing investigation we cant decide any treatment. There are other reasons also of dry mouth. If you are a smoker due to this reason also dry mouth will occurs. Some drug also leads to dry mouth. After finding cause we will better advice you. Untill that you take plenty of water in between shorter interval, chew sugar free chewingum , artificial saliva also available in market. You consult doctor because dry mouth also leads to several other oral problem.
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I am 28 years old male. From last 2 month bleeding from my 2 tooth, I take some medicine. Now it stopped. Can you tell me the reason and take action that not happen again.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
I am 28 years old male. From last 2 month bleeding from my 2 tooth, I take some medicine. Now it stopped. Can you tel...
Bleeding from just two teeth might be because of localized gum inflammation.. A proper scaling can solve ur problem.
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Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 
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Healthy Mouth Happy you- Brushing and Flossing the Right Way

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Mumbai
Healthy Mouth Happy you- Brushing and Flossing the Right Way
Right Way to Brush-


Proper brushing takes at least two minutes — that's right, 120 seconds! Most adults do not come close to brushing that long. To get a feel for the time involved, try using a stopwatch. To properly brush your teeth, use short, gentle strokes, paying extra attention to the gumline, hard-to-reach back teeth and areas around fillings, crowns or other restoration. Concentrate on thoroughly cleaning each section as follows:

B1 Tilt the brush at a 45° angle against the gumline and sweep or roll the brush away from the gumline







B2Gently brush the outside, inside and chewing surface of each tooth using short back-and-forth strokes.








B3Gently brush your tongue to remove bacteria and freshen breath.




Clean the outer surfaces of your upper teeth, then your lower teeth
Clean the inner surfaces of your upper teeth, then your lower teeth
Clean the chewing surfaces
For fresher breath, be sure to brush your tongue, too
Frequency of brushing-



Studies have shown that brushing once a day in preschool settings, using a fluoride toothpaste will prevent cavities. Families should be encouraged to brush additional times at


home. Brushing before bedtime is especially important, in order to prevent plaque and food particles remaining in contact with the teeth throughout the night.

Replacing Toothbrush-

You should replace your toothbrush when it begins to show wear, or every three months, whichever comes first. It is also very important to change toothbrushes after you've had a cold, since the bristles can collect germs that can lead to reinfection.

Electric power brush-



PBRAn electric toothbrush is a toothbrush that uses electric power supplied usually by a battery to move the brush head rapidly, either oscillating side to side, or rotation-oscillation (where brush heads rotate in one direction and then the other).

ADVANTAGES OF AN ELECTRIC POWER BRUSH
1.Faster Brushing
2.Easier Brushing
3.Deep Cleaning
4.Painless Cleaning
5.Stain Removal
6.Fresher Breath
7.Proven Long-Term Results




FLOSSING


Flossing in addition to toothbrushing can reduce gingivitis and halitosis compared to toothbrushing alone.


FLOSDental floss is a bundle of thin filaments used to remove food and dental plaque from teeth. The floss is gently inserted between the teeth and scraped along the teeth sides, especially close to the gums or underneath them. Dental floss may be made of either plastic (nylon, PTFE or polyethylene) or silk, and can be flavored or unflavored, and waxed or unwaxed. An alternative tool to achieve the same effect is the interdental brush.

Advantages of flossing
ØProper flossing removes plaque and food particles in places where a toothbrush cannot reach- under the gum-line and between the teeth.
ØDaily flossing is recommended because plaque build-up can lead to tooth decay and gum disease.
ØIt stimulates gums, polishes tooth surfaces, reduces gum bleeding and prevents gum disease.


FLOSSINGFlossing technique
Start with about 18 inches of floss, wind most of the floss around each middle finger, leaving an inch or two of floss to work with.

ØHold the floss tautly between your thumbs and index fingers, slide it gently up-and- down between your teeth.
ØGently curve the floss around the base of each tooth using a seesaw motion, making sure you go beneath the gum-line. Never snap or force the floss, as this may cut or bruise delicate gum tissue.
ØCurve the floss around the side of one tooth, forming a 'C' shape and rub the floss up and down to clean the tooth. Repeat the procedure in the opposite direction i.e. on the adjacent tooth.
ØUse clean sections of floss as you move from tooth to tooth.
ØTo remove the floss, use the same back-and-forth motion to bring the floss up and away from the teeth.
Floss holders are also available and can be used in the difficult to reach areas.


MOUTHWASH

MWMouthwash or mouth rinse is a chemotherapeutic agent used as an effective home care system by the patient to enhance oral hygiene.

A mouthwash is a flavored liquid that people use to rinse out their mouths before or after brushing their teeth. Some individuals may also rinse with mouthwash between brushings, particularly after eating foods that may cause a person to have bad breath. Mouthwash typically emphasize the treatment and prevention of halitosis as one of the many benefits of mouthwash. Mouthwash can be effective at combating bad breath.

ØBacteria in the mouth can also cause foul-smelling breath. Many antiseptic mouthwash products claim to kill the germs that cause bad breath.
ØSome mouthwash products are designed to help heal sores or irritation after oral surgery.


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I am 18 year old man. My problem is something different my mother's Jaw is band in left side. What should I do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Go for proper consultation and accordingly go for treatment. Without checking clinically can not suggest proper treatment plan.
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I have problem about mouth ulcer since 1 week so please tell me solution.

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist,
Dear , good evening. The ulcers are basically due to stress - anything - studies, health, if you are very emotional person. It could be vit b complex deficiency. I would advocate to have b complex forts capsules - one a day for 7 days. If it still persists - it would be wise to seek a dental check up - for there can be sharp tooth too causing the same problem.
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Canker Sores - What Causes it and How to Prevent it

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Canker Sores - What Causes it and How to Prevent it

Canker sore is a kind of mouth ulcer or an open and painful sore. It is the most common and prominent type of mouth ulcer, which usually affect lips, inner cheeks or tongue. This a yellow or white spot surrounded by reddish sore. Canker sore can be either complex or simple. The common type of canker sore affects people between 10 to 20. Generally, canker sore develops in people who were previously attacked by it.

The symptoms of canker sores may include:
1. Large sores
2. An outbreak in sores
3. Excruciating pain
4. High fever
5. Diarrhoea
6. Rash
7. Headache

There can be many risk factors for canker sores. It may develop into a severe oral ulcer. Canker sores can also be triggered genetically. There are various causes of canker sores, which may include:
1. Viral infection
2. Stress
3. Hormonal fluctuations
4. Food allergy
5. Menstrual cycle
6. Mineral or vitamin deficiency
7. Immunity system problem
8. Mouth injury

Canker sores can cause difficulties in swallowing and chewing. Most of the canker sores need no treatment; they can heal on their own. There are many ways by which you can prevent canker sores, those may include:
1. Avoid some food items which can cause irritation in your mouth
2. Avoiding citrus foods like - lemon, orange, acidic vegetables and spicy fried foods
3. Avoiding problems through gum chewing
4. Brushing in a slow manner with soft-bristle tooth-brush
5. Brushing at least two times a day, especially after heavy meals
6. Drinking a lot of fluid

However, a canker sore heals on its own, without any treatment. Taking care of your oral health on a regular basis would rescue you from having canker sores. If you keep your mouth clean it would help you fight bacteria. Sometimes pain can become severe, and you might need some medications to cure your canker sores.

There are some ways through which you can treat your canker sore.
1. Antimicrobial mouth wash
2. Antibiotic medicines
3. Corticosteroid ointment
4. Prescribed mouthwash
5. You can gargle with salt and warm water
6. Orabase can also be used to create numbness

Sometimes canker sores can pop up for stress. If stress is the reason for your canker sore then some stress reduction methods like meditation, deep breathing and calming technique will help. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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I can't clean my below teeth with any paste . It doesn't become clean . Suggest me any paste or solution for this problem.

Dentist, Jamshedpur
I can't clean my below teeth with any paste . It doesn't become clean . Suggest me any paste or solution for this pro...
No paste is going to help if calculus has been deposited get a cleaning done and then take proper care.
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I suffering from Payoriya in my teeth. Always blood licked from my teeth please teel me what I do.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I suffering from Payoriya in my teeth. Always blood licked from my teeth please teel me what I do.
Go for professional scaling and polishing of teeth. This will remove the plaque and calculus there by reducing the bleeding. Maintain the he same with proper oral hygiene habits. Use mouthwash twice daily after brushing.
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I have a strange medical condition since a month.I could see blood every morning while brushing. I have no cuts in my mouth and I could feel it coming from my throat. Dont know what is wrong. Can someone help?

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Due to the inflammation in gingiva bleeding ocurs u should get dental cleaning. Use STOLIN-R for gingival bleeding apply it on gums 3 to 4 times a day and make sure to let the medicine stay on gums for at least 10 Mins . And warm saline gargle 3 to 4 times (add 1 tsp saltin a glass of warm water) for this gargle.
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My children is suffering from adenoid his age 7 years which I can do consult surge n or physician of pediatric.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My children is suffering from adenoid his age 7 years which I can do consult surge n or physician of pediatric.
Hello, initially you should consult to a paediatric physician, then he will suggest you what to do according to the condition of your child. Thanks.
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Total cost of teeth whitening and how long lasting this whiting work. And is any side effects of teeth whitening process.

M.Sc - Medical Bio-chemistry, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Total cost of teeth whitening and how long lasting this whiting work. And is any side effects of teeth whitening proc...
Teeth whitening will cost around 5000-6000 inr. It may last approximatly for 6 months and depends upon your eating habits. There is no harm in it, only mild sensitivity may occur initially.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcer from last 5 year. I am going through lot of test and medication last five years but no result found. Pls help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from mouth ulcer from last 5 year. I am going through lot of test and medication last five years but n...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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