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Dr. Karthik R

B.D.S.

Dentist, Bangalore

10 Years Experience
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Karthik R is a popular Dentist in Electronic City, Bangalore. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 10 years. He has done B.D.S. . He is currently associated with Ram Dental Clinic in Electronic City, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Karthik R on Lybrate.com.

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B.D.S. - Rajiv Gandhi Institute Bangalore - 2009
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Iam having an ulcer on side of tongue and its paining a lot. Provide me the best medicine.

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Gel oraways 0.1 % buccal paste apply 2-3 times a day after meal tab. Bzon forte-----(6) 1------0-------1 (after food)

I have s welling in gums (hard) under the tooth (cap) for which I had a root canal treatment 1 year ago and I don't have pain also. Pls advice if the issue only with gums or tooth.

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welling in gums (hard) under the tooth (cap) for which I had a root canal treatment 1 year ago and I don't h...
Use heclalava toothpaste. Take vitamin C supplement. It will strengthen your gums.you can consult me through Lybrate for homoeopathic treatment and further guidance

I have yellow mark on my teeth. What should I do to remove my yellow mark on my front teeth?

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I have yellow mark on my teeth. What should I do to remove my yellow mark on my front teeth?
Visit your dentist to know if you are suitable to undergo teeth bleaching. If yes then it can whiten your yellow portions.

Flossing Of Teeth

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Flossing Of Teeth

Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.

I am suffering from mandibular tori in my lower jaw and I think it becomes large in size in one side . What should I do?Please tell.

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Dentist, Pune
I am suffering from mandibular tori in my lower jaw and I think it becomes large in size in one side .
What should I ...
Normally tori do not need treatment unless they are interfering with function of the bite or the tongue movements. Usually you can leave it alone. Unless the size is changing over time. This may indicate some kind of underlying tumour that would need to be checked.
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My daughter 2 years old and her teeth starts decay from last 6 month very fast and goto know it cannot be cure until she grown up and we have stoped her bottle feeding because uper portion will decay due to bottle, can you please let us know what need to be done to cure now and stop falling her teeth? and also because of upper teeth contact lower teeth start getting infection.

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My daughter 2 years old and her teeth starts decay from last 6 month very fast and goto know it cannot be cure until ...
Hi. The condition you are referring to is understood by me as - nursing bottle caries. It occurs because of constant bottle feeding and not cleaning the teeth after the feed. This causes the teeth to undergo decay very fast. Clean the teeth of your child atleast with a wet cotton after every bottle feed. If possible, try to avoid bottle feed atleast reduce the number of times feeding with the bottle. It can definitely be treated. Visit your nearest dentist and get it done immediately to avoid complications of pain and infection.
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After eating for long time I'm feeling bad taste in my mouth even after drinking water.

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General Physician, Delhi
Common causes of bad taste in mouth are-- Gastritis,indigestion, gum /dental infections, Sinusitis. Maintain oral and dental hygiene. Treatment of other underlying causes are required. Get ur bl sugar fasting done. If sinusitis, take steam inhalation twice daily and decongestants. If gastritis/acidityproblem, take antacid tablet before breakfast. Hope this helps u. If required, consult with details.
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I am 30 years old female and I have bad breath in our mouth. Many times I cleaning the tooth and used mouth wash but no use. What should I do please explain.

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I am 30 years old female and I have bad breath in our mouth. Many times I cleaning the tooth and used mouth wash but ...
There are soo mny factors for foul smelling breath. Use edible soda. At night brush wid the soda and use lemon water. There are soo mny medicines for it in homoeopathy. So if you want you can contact me.

Fluoride for Teeth - 4 Myths and Facts About it

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Fluoride for Teeth - 4 Myths and Facts About it

Fluoride is a chemical naturally present in water and in some foods and is essential for healthy bone growth.  A few decades ago, fluoride was discovered to have anti-cariogenic (against tooth decay) properties and slowly gained popularity. While most believe that fluoride can do wonders for your teeth and help you get rid of all problems, it is not true.  There is only so much that fluoride can do and there are also undesirable effects from it.

Read on to know some myths about fluoride versus the actual facts.

Myth: Drinking fluoridated water can lead to fluorosis, which produces brown, pitted teeth, which are weak and aesthetically unappealing.

Fact:  People develop fluorosis only when the water contains excessive amounts of fluorine.  The currently defined permissible level is about 0.7 parts per million. At this level, fluoride provides the maximum protection against caries, at the same time not leading to fluorosis.  In some cases, mild fluorosis can be seen, which only produces white speckles on the tooth and not brown pits.  These teeth have a higher resistance to decay than people drinking non-fluoridated water.

Myth: Fluoride is a forced medication

Fact: Fluoride is a chemical with special benefits to the bones and teeth.  In cases where the water does not contain sufficient quantities of fluoride or where the person is prone for decay, adding fluoride will provide the extra level of protection against caries.

Myth: Adding fluoride to the drinking water leads to various other medical conditions (heart disease, cancer, etc.)

Fact: Various studies have shown that this is not true. In fact, fluoride has been endorsed as safe to use and does not contribute to any diseases like heart disease, cancer, autism, or kidney problems.

Myth: Fluoride is not safe for children.

Fact: Children need a good amount of fluoride in their tooth forming years. This produces teeth that are more resistant to decay and are stronger generally. If the regular supply of water does not contain sufficient fluoride, then the child can be given supplements in the form of fluoridated toothpastes and gel applications at the clinic to provide the anti-cariogenic benefit.

Myth: If there is enough water in the fluoride, then there is no worry of tooth decay.

Fact: Fluoride only makes the teeth resistant to easy decay, it does not protect from decay completely.  Proper oral hygiene habits (brushing, flossing, rinsing, dental visits) are essential to ensure that there is no plaque accumulation and food deposits to prevent caries.  Fluoride is not a replacement for these practices.

Like with anything else, even excessive fluoride is not good for health, therefore the recommended level is 0.7 ppm.  Ensure fluoride supplements are used only after a discussion with your dentist.

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