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Dr. Karthikeyan

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Karthikeyan Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. Karthikeyan is a renowned Dentist in Hoodi, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Karthikeyan personally at SMC Dental Clinic in Hoodi, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Karthikeyan on Lybrate.com.

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Hi I have pain on my left upper jaw and due to which feel facial Pain as well on left Head Skull and it remains on for entire day. I have this pain for last 15 years and done already MRI and found nothing. Now one of doctor has advised me to have Nerve Block treatment. Would like to know if it is safe or will have side-effects on my future life. My age is 45. Request your confirmation.

Certified Implantologist, MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hi I have pain on my left upper jaw and due to which feel facial Pain as well on left Head Skull and it remains on fo...
Dear lybrate-user, nerve block treatment is generally safe if performed by a qualified practitioner. Any treatment can have its side effects. You should ask your treating doctor to explain the procedure and its side effects to you. You should also ask your doctor any questions and doubts you have. Your doctor knows what is the procedure to be performed. To understand your problem in detail I would like t have your symptoms and reports in detail. You may consult me or have a second opinion by a qualified practitioner.
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Hi, I am 23years old, I am suffering from teeth problem, between two teeth, there is a gape. So what can I do.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi, I am 23years old, I am suffering from teeth problem, between two teeth, there is a gape. So what can I do.
Hi lybrate-user, you have a condition called as diastema. In diastema, there is spacing between two or more teeth which compromises aesthetics. This problem is very common and can easily be corrected by orthodontic treatment or braces. You wil be required to visit an orthodontist. Depending upon the gap, braces may be required for 6months or 1year. But the results are permanent and lasting, and will help improve your smile. These days, tooth colored braces and all sorts of aesthetic wires are available, which not compromise your looks, unlike the conventional metallic braces. I advise you to get the treatmenti initiates as early as possible. The jaw bone is softer and more moldable when young, due to which braces in younger people result in better outcomes compared to their older counterparts. So the sooner, the better. All the best.
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I am 30 years old female suffering from severe tooth pain from last month and I don't want to get removed as problem with right upper chew teeth kindly suggest what to do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 30 years old female suffering from severe tooth pain from last month and I don't want to get removed as problem ...
Homoeopathic medicine Chamomilla 200( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops in 1 spoon fresh water 3 times daily RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth. HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night Visit a Dentist for physical examination.
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I have the problem of teeth. I brush it daily but my girl friend says that it is smelling. So what should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have the problem of teeth. I brush it daily but my girl friend says that it is smelling.
So what should I do.
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.Dry mouth also can cause bad breath.Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath,You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
What are the proper steps to use mouth wash
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I am 23 year old and I have jaw lock because of chewing tobacco, I can't open mouth properly, give me solution for that.

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am 23 year old and I have jaw lock because of chewing tobacco, I can't open mouth properly, give me solution for that.
Hi, this problem is called oral submucous fibrosis. First of all, quit habit. Visit an oral medicine specialist so that your problem can be staged and proper treatment decided. Regards.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Thinking of whitening your teeth? Start by speaking with your dentist. He or she can tell you whether whitening procedures would be effective for you.

If you have diabetes, you have a greater risk of developing certain oral health problems than people who don?t have diabetes. Controlling blood glucose (blood sugar) levels can reduce the risk of these effects.

A veneer placed over a tooth surface can greatly improve a tooth that is stained, badly shaped, crooked, or injured.

A balanced diet, limited number of snacks, brushing and flossing each day, and regular dental checkups are the keys to a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums.

If you are nervous about going to the dentist, tell your dentist and the dental staff. They may be able to adapt the treatment to your needs.
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I have pain in my jaw when I open my mouth it get crack and some noise is coming out like something is broken.

MDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
I have pain in my jaw when I open my mouth it get crack and some noise is coming out like something is broken.
That sound is known as clicking sound that is sign of temporomandibular joint disorder. Go for tests written below opg transcranial view of tmj use analgesics and muscle relaxants for the relief.
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How to Heal Tooth Cavities Naturally?

CCP, MBA, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Karnal
How to Heal Tooth Cavities Naturally?
How to heal tooth cavities naturally?

It is believed that tooth decay once occurred cannot be reversed or healed. But the recent studies have proven this wrong. According to the researches cavity can be healed by improved diet. Tooth decay primarily occurs due to bathing the teeth with the foods containing carbohydrates frequently. Bacteria from mouth feed on these foods and produce acids which destroy tooth enamel over a period of time resulting in cavity.

To heal cavities naturally, we need to include the foods rich in minerals like calcium, fat soluble vitamins lack of which cause cavities.

Ways to heal cavities naturally

1. Avoid sugar and phytic acid (phytate)

Sugar is the food for bacteria. So it is better to avoid sugar in your diet. You can replace sugar with pure honey which is much healthier option.

Phytate is mineral blocker found in nuts, seeds, soy products and grains. It does not only inhibit absorption of minerals in your body but also leaches out minerals from the teeth and bones. You can alter the way you eat the phytate containing foods. Prefer sprouted seeds, fermented soy foods, salted bread etc which cut down the amount of phytate.

2. Minerals

Calcium strengthens teeth. Hence increase your calcium intake by consuming milk, cheese and yogurt. With calcium, include phosphorous and magnesium rich diet also to aid calcium functions.

3. Fat soluble vitamins

Lack of fat soluble vitamins also cause tooth decay. Take diet rich in fat soluble vitamins a, e, k and especially vitamin d. Cod liver oil is great source of vitamin a, d, e. Vitamin k can be acquired from spinach, broccoli, skate liver oil, bone marrow etc. In addition to sunshine, milk, eggs and salmon are also rich in vitamin d.

4. Raw dairy products

Raw dairy products are loaded with calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, fat soluble vitamins. We must include raw dairy products in our diet. Raw cheese, butter, milk are the examples of raw dairy foods.

You can also try coconut oil pulling and activated charcoal / dry neem powder to brush your teeth which can prevent cavity naturally.

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Sir I broken one teeth half in my front row of teeth so I am planing to extract them its crct 6 not sir.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir I broken one teeth half in my front row of teeth so I am planing to extract them its crct 6 not sir.
Getting a tooth extracted at the age of 24 is not at all a good choice of treatment, unless there is no other treatment option possible for that tooth. If a root canal treatment is possible, it is best to save the tooth and restore it with a dental crown.
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I have gaps between my front teeth. How do we fix that? Do I need to get veneers or braces?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I have gaps between my front teeth. How do we fix that? Do I need to get veneers or braces?
Hello, the gap between teeth can be closed by: 1. Orthodontic (braces) treatment which is the best and most conservative treatment. This is the right age to get it done. Visit an orthodontist and get it checked. 2. Veneers 3. Crowns.
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My teeth is yellow in colour and I always do all the thing what the doctor tell like brush 2 times in a day and giving me very hi-fi toothpaste etc but my teeth never change the colour from yellow to white.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My teeth is yellow in colour and I always do all the thing what the doctor tell like brush 2 times in a day and givin...
everyone doesn't have pearl white teeth. your teeth color matches your skin colour. you can go for scaling and polishing followed by bleaching for more whiter teeth. avoid harsh brushing as it will remove your outer white enamel layer exposing inner yellowish dentinal layer.
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Why do my teeths catch something yellow coloured substance after some time even if I don' t eat or drink anything?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology
Dentist, Nagpur
Nice query. This is known as plaque. It is film of micro organisms. This film formed on the teeth of every individual. You are not the exception. Stop looking into the mirror again and again. Regards
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How to Correct Severe Hyperdontia?

BDS, PGMHA
Dentist, Bangalore
How to Correct Severe Hyperdontia?

Hyperdontia is an oral condition where people may have an overcrowding of teeth in their mouths due to the growth of extra teeth which are known as supernumerary teeth, in dental terms. This problem may hit people of any gender, background and medical history. This is caused when an extra tooth bud is found in the tissue from which the teeth typically grow. The most common cases are those that affect children who are already suffering from Down's Syndrome.

This article will tell you all about coping with and correcting the issue:

  1. Problems Experienced: Let us first understand the various problems that a patient may experience. To begin with, there may difficulty when it comes to eating and chewing as too many teeth will make this task cumbersome. Also, this condition may prevent the normal teeth eruption process. Further, these teeth may fuse with the permanent teeth in the mouth of the patient. And finally, all this can also lead to the formation of a cyst or tumour.
  2. Check Ups and Diagnosis: In order to treat this problem, the dentist will first of all conduct a thorough check up of the mouth of the patient and try to find the exact cause of the ailment. This will also be done with the help of lab tests based on blood samples as well as a dental X-ray. Further, the most important thing that the dentist will try to check is whether or not the supernumerary teeth are affecting the growth of the permanent teeth, in any way. 
  3. Tooth Extraction: Once the dentist has had a look at the problem, he or she will be in a better position to take a call regarding whether or not the supernumerary teeth need to be removed. In most cases, these teeth will not be removed unless the said tooth is loose, which in turn can present the risk of choking by passing into the lungs. If tooth extraction has been decided upon, then the orthodontist or the dentist will do so by administering local anaesthesia first. Depending on the severity of the condition, the tooth may have to be cut and removed in pieces while the doctor has to ensure that there is enough space left for the permanent teeth to grow and find a place for themselves. 
  4. Alignment: After the process of extraction is done, the dentist has to ensure that there is proper alignment of the teeth with the help of proper orthodontic methods for the remaining teeth to grow in a proper manner. Endodontic treatment will be used for fused treat in order to work on the tooth pulp and tissue in the surrounding area.
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I hv a gap in between by two front teeth of my upper jaw. The gap is about 2 mm. The adjacent tooth are also bulged outwards. Wht should I do? Should I go for dental crowns? If so, what would b the max. Cost for tht?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I hv a gap in between by two front teeth of my upper jaw. The gap is about 2 mm. The adjacent tooth are also bulged o...
Yes you can go for crown. Crown cost is depand on which type of crown you selected. There are many various materials are available like ceramic, tilite, zircon, bruxzir. This all are teeth colored materials, you can go for any one.
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My friend have bleeding from inside the teeth for some weeks! what can we do for this?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
My friend have bleeding from inside the teeth for some weeks! what can we do for this?
Hi, This is the case of gingivitis, problem related to gum.Plaque may be deposited so it's advised for scaling.and proper checkup. Ask ur friend to rinse mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash three times after each meal. and brush softly.
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I have been suffered from toothache it is paining most due to new incoming teeth I thought it will be OK BT not what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Noida
I have been suffered from toothache it is paining most due to new incoming teeth I thought it will be OK BT not what ...
Erupting wisdom teeth usually cause information & pain. Once they fully erupt they seldom cause any issues. It is still advisable to get a thorough check up done as the dentist can prescribe antiinflammatories & gels for immediate relief from your pain. Good luck.
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I am male 26 my teeth is getting yellow and blood coming from thère from last 2-3 months please help.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am male 26 my teeth is getting yellow and blood coming from thère from last 2-3 months please help.
Sunil You are having yellow teeth with bleeding from gums . use colgate white tooth paste maintain proper digestion and oral hygiene . visit dental surgeon for scaling and polishing of teeth maintain good oral hygiene with listerine mouthwash regula
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Bad smell is coming from my mouth. It is continues from last 1 month. Smell is coming even I brushed 2 times a day. Please give me some suggestions to resolve it.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Bad smell is coming from my mouth. It is continues from last 1 month. Smell is coming even I brushed 2 times a day. P...
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. Regards
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