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Dr. Jagadeesh Kumar. S

Dental surgeon, PGDCRA

Dentist, Bangalore

10 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. Jagadeesh Kumar. S Dental surgeon, PGDCRA Dentist, Bangalore
10 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Dr. Jagadeesh Kumar. S is one of the best Dentists in Konanakunte, Bangalore. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 10 years. He is a Dental surgeon, PGDCRA . You can visit him at Smiling Faces Dental in Konanakunte, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Jagadeesh Kumar. S on Lybrate.com.

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Dental surgeon - Dr. Syamala Reddy Dental College, Hospital Research Centre, - 2007
PGDCRA - Manipal University, - 2009
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Indian Dental Association
Karnataka State Dental Council

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why yellow teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
why yellow teeth?
There are two related reasons why your teeth slowly turn from white to yellow. The first well known one is foods and drinks that stain them directly and the 8 worst offenders for doing this will be covered ahead.

The second less commonly known reason is acids in certain foods and particularly drinks that wear away your teeth’s white enamel coating. Soda for instance is highly acidic and regularly leaving it sitting on your teeth can start to wear down their protective outer layer.

Why teeth turn yellow
When it’s at its thickest, tooth enamel is naturally white. Unfortunately as it is worn down it becomes translucent and starts to show through to the next layer of the tooth underneath called dentin.

This dentin layer of your teeth has a naturally yellower tone to it than that of the enamel that covers it, so the thinner your enamel layer becomes the more yellow your teeth will appear. This is why many elderly people have relatively yellow teeth. The longer you’ve had your teeth, the more chance you have to wear down their white protective coatings.

8 Foods and Drinks That Cause Yellow Teeth
Ahead are a list of foods and drinks that are some of the worst culprits for making your teeth go yellow. The reason that most of them have made this list is that they not only stain, but they are also acidic and can wear away enamel, so providing a double whammy of teeth yellowing.

While some of the drinks and foods that cause your teeth to turn yellow are unhealthy anyway and worth avoiding, one or two of these are otherwise good for you and following this list is a couple of surprisingly simple things you can do to minimize the damage these foods and drinks do to your teeth without giving them up.

Black Tea
black tea causes yellow teeth
Black tea is full of tannins that promote teeth staining and it is considered one of the most problematic drinks for teeth discoloration.

It’s particularly bad if you have it with other staining foods and drinks (anything you’d have trouble washing out of a white shirt counts) as these tannins tend to increased the way other heavily colored compounds adhere to the dental enamel surface.

Green tea is considered much less likely to cause problems and healthier as well, so making the switch to it could be a good thing to do for your future smile.

Cola, Soda and Sports Drinks
The phosphoric and citric acids in colas and many other sodas, along with their massive amounts of acidic sugar, all wear down tooth enamel.While cola, with its ammonia based caramel coloring and significant acid levels is worse, even lightly colored sodas are acidic enough to damage the enamel of your teeth.Sugary Sweets
Hard candies and brightly colored sweets that you chew are a big problem for teeth staining, not just because of their high sugar content, but also because of the length of time they stay in your mouth.

The longer it is the more damage they can do to your teeth’s defenses and the general rule with these sweets, and any other foods and drinks on this list, is if it can stain your tongue, it’ll probably be slowly staining your teeth.

Red and White Wine
red and white wine cause yellow teeth
Red wine is well known teeth stainer due to its deeply colored polyphenols and tannins. White wine is also a problem as its tannins and acidic nature primes your tooth enamel for staining from any other of the foods and drinks on this list if you have them around the same time.

Don't think that by drinking white wine you can avoid problems as it is just as bad, if not worse.​

Curry and Other Sauces
curry causes yellow teeth
Brightly colored sauces like curries, sweet chili and tomato sauce can attach to porous dental enamel so you probably don’t want to leave them sitting on your teeth for too long.

Interestingly, having a starter of salad greens or steamed vegetables like broccoli or cauliflower has been shown to create a protective layer over your tooth enamel to lessen the chance of them staining. So eat your greens, especially at the start of your meal. They’re really good for you and your teeth.

Conditments
Table condiments like soy sauce, balsamic vinegar and ketchup are believed to contribute to teeth staining and you’d definitely want to follow the simple suggestions coming up ahead after using any of these.

Fruit Juices

While not quite on a par with cola or bizarrely colored sports drinks, commercial fruit juices are actually much more acidic than most people realize and particularly the brightly colored ones are a problem if you want to keep your teeth white.

Freshly made juices aren’t processed in the same way so aren’t as much of a problem acid wise, but you still don’t really want them lingering on your teeth for a long time.

Brightly Colored Fruits and Vegetables
While very healthy for you, some fruits, berries and vegetables like pomegranates, blueberries and beet are loaded with strongly colored compounds such as polyphenols. These substances are very beneficial inside our bodies, but not so much on our teeth.

Rather than avoiding the most healthy category on our list, let’s have a look at 2 ways you can minimize the staining potential of any of these foods and drinks.

2 Simple Ways to Prevent Yellow Teeth
You might be tempted, after reading about how staining and acidic to your teeth some of your favorite foods and drinks can be, to reach for your toothbrush straight after eating them. That would be a mistake.

Dental enamel actually becomes softer after eating one of these foods or drinking one of these drinks for at least half an hour afterwards. Brushing during this time may actually make things worse by wearing away the weakened enamel. Fortunately it should harden again within the hour so you can brush your teeth with a soft bristled toothbrush then if you like.

A better way is to remember to do 2 simple things after eating or drinking any of the suspects on the list above.

The first is to have a big sip of water after you’ve finished your meal or drink and swirl it around your mouth to clear away any acids or staining compounds. Just remembering this alone can make a big difference to how white your teeth stay.

The second is to actively try and get more saliva into your mouth after eating and let it move over your teeth. It’s easy to do after a sip of water and saliva is your mouth’s natural defense against enamel erosion, staining and cavities.

You’ve probably heard of chewing sugar-free gum after a meal for the same reason, but it isn’t needed (most sugar-free gum contains potentially dangerous aspartame so it’s best avoided). As long as you swirled water around first, you should be easily able to build up a little extra saliva and do the same again with it.

Before long this will become a habit that will keep your teeth strong, white and protected, even if you eat and drink some of the things on the list fairly often.


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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Do you use your teeth for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging? If yes, then stop doing it because  the purpose of our teeth is to chew food. Using them for performing any other supplementary activities may lead to broken or chipped teeth.
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How to keep teeth fresh b'coz mine is a very badly coloured in yellow since three years.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How to keep teeth fresh b'coz mine is a very badly coloured in yellow since three years.
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. 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. You may consult me in person. . DENTAL TIPS: - Visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush
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I have an problem in my teeth so plzzz help me how to solve this problem plzz suggest mea good doctor very fast.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have an problem in my teeth so plzzz help me how to solve this problem plzz suggest mea good doctor very fast.
Farman you are having problem in your teeth see dental surgeon near your home for check up and treatment get scaling and polishing of teeth . maintain good oral hygiene listerine mouthwash regularly
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I have a problem at the end of teeth. One teeth is really bothering me in the lower part of my mouth. Now it cuts a part of my inner cheek. What should I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have a problem at the end of teeth. One teeth is really bothering me in the lower part of my mouth. Now it cuts a p...
Go to a nearby dental clinic. Doc will grind the sharp tooth. Don't avoid as it can cause other problems further.
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One of my tooth is damaged then I fitted cement in my tooth after some days my tooth is leaved the cement. What I should do.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
One of my tooth is damaged then I fitted cement in my tooth after some days my tooth is leaved the cement. What I sho...
It should be filled again and with the great caution not to contaminate the filling with saliva or some external food stuffs in initial setting hours. You can ask your dentist to use rubber dam if not used previously. Sometimes a filling may not stay longer if any plunging tooth is hitting directly over the filling. In that case the filled tooth can be capped to save it from premature dislodgement of filling. Thank you.
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I am addicted to raw tobacco like gutkha khan for several years. Teeth and gums are very much effected. Wat can be the worst outcome as I don't drink or smoke much. Is a big reason to worry. Wat are the remedies.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
I am addicted to raw tobacco like gutkha khan for several years. Teeth and gums are very much effected. Wat can be th...
You need to worry, because all these habits have direct correlation to oral and throat cancer. You can get counselling to quit tobacco. Also use nicotine chewing gum for replacement.
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How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color according to white like a cute baby?

BDS
Dentist, Gandhidham
How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color according to white like a cute baby?
Brush the teeth two times (i. E. Morning and before sleep) leave the habits of tobacco, pan, smoking etc. Brush properly.(check video of brushing technique) use soft brush check your teeth by dentist every 3 month for caries and if needed filled.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Patients should visit their endodontists (especially trained to perform root canal treatment) or general dentist after the root canal treatment to have proper restorative work completed on the tooth.
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After ulcer in my mouth, i got some dark spots below my left eye.What should i do ?

BDS
Dentist, Thane
It seems that There is no co- relation between mouth ulcer which was present earlier and dark spots developed later below eye. Please consult a Dermatologist & or Opthalmologist for correct diagnosis and proper treatment needed if any. Regards, Dr.Hiten Shah Swastik Dental Care.
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I have little white mark on tongue. When I eat my food it felt too much chill then other part. What is this?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have little white mark on tongue. When I eat my food it felt too much chill then other part. What is this?
White sports on tongue can be due to some conditions like yeast infection, leukoplakia, dryness, geographical tongue. It is important for you to get properly investigated and diagnosed to decide the treatment plan. Visit a dentist.
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One of my molar tooth is bifurcated but still attached to the gum. What should be done about it ?

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
When you say bifurcated i assume you mean it is broken. In all likelihood and extraction is required.
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I have some teething issue. Sometimes blood comes from my teeth. When I woke up in morning a saliva kind of comes from my mouth.

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
I have some teething issue. Sometimes blood comes from my teeth. When I woke up in morning a saliva kind of comes fro...
It could be because of the inflammation of your gums due to accumulation of tartar in your teeth. You need scaling.
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Hi Dr. I'm 40 years old and am active cigarette smoker since years now. My front tooth is aching since 2 days and found its colour has also got changed. Not matching with its adjacent teeth. Pls let me help with the reason and treatment. Thank you in advance.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Hi Dr. I'm 40 years old and am active cigarette smoker since years now. My front tooth is aching since 2 days and fou...
Dear lybrate-user most probabaly the colour change of tooth happens due to damaged soft tissues inside the tooth. You probably need a root canal treatment to save the tooth.
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Mere daant mai keeda laga hai mai kya karu maine 5 saal pahle masala bharwaya tha ab mai kya karu.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Mere daant mai keeda laga hai mai kya karu maine 5 saal pahle masala bharwaya tha ab mai kya karu.
Such remedies do not work with decay. Visit a dentist to get your decay tooth treated by a filling/ rct.
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Keep your fallen tooth

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Keep your fallen tooth
Saving a fallen tooth can be useful. Try to keep it in place while you seek immediate medical attention. If that is not the case, try wrapping the tooth in a piece of plastic or soaking it into milk and call for immediate dental service.
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I need scaling of my teeth. Also there is a bad smell coming from my mouth. Tell me detail.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I need scaling of my teeth. Also there is a bad smell coming from my mouth. Tell me detail.
Consult a dentist scaling polishing can b done by him than brush twice daily especially at night use betadine mouth wash drink plenty of water.
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I am 52 year old and suffering from teeth problem (bad smell) from age of 15 what should I do?

MDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 52 year old and suffering from teeth problem (bad smell) from age of 15 what should I do?
Halitosis or foul breath can be because of many dental and medical reasons. Please consult a doctor for accurate diagnosis. It can be because of gum problems and tartar collection that is the most common reason.
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What are the causes for root canal? I have root canal n my daughter too is having it. She has zigzag teeth, n doc says its bcz of haphazard manner of tooth she got it, is it so?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
What are the causes for root canal?
I have root canal n my daughter too is having it.
She has zigzag teeth, n doc say...
There are many causes of root canal..I think right now it is important for you that if the dr has advised for root canal,,then get it done asap.
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Maintain Teeth And Oral Cavity

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Maintain Teeth And Oral Cavity
  • Firstly brush twice daily by using soft or ultrasoft brush.
  • Brush in vertical motion, but not in horizontal motion. Don't apply pressure while brushing your teeth.
  • After brushing use mouth wash in diluted form (1: 1). Don't use tooth pick to remove the food that gets lodged in between the teeth. Use interdental brush to remove the food stuck in between your teeth. After having food gargle nicely with normal water. Keep your teeth and mouth clean.
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