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Dr. Kavitha Karthikeyan

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

6 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. Kavitha Karthikeyan BDS Dentist, Bangalore
6 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Dr. Kavitha Karthikeyan is one of the best Dentists in Mico Layout, Bangalore. She has helped numerous patients in her 6 years of experience as a Dentist. She is a qualified BDS . You can visit her at Smile Dental Care in Mico Layout, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kavitha Karthikeyan and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - SRM Dental College, - 2011
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Can I do teeth whitening (bleaching) at home or should go to dentist for that? suggest me some best bleaching kit available at medical stores.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
You can use colgate visible white toothpaste and colgate visible white mouthwash. Also you can consult a dentist for faster results.
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My teeth is look like yellow. Please give me suggestion to make it white. Thanks!

MDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I think you should change your brushing method and bleaching treatment can improve your shade. If your teeth are yellow from the beginning then you may require cosmetic correction.
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I have pain in lower canines only and not anywhere else in mouth and I have took pain killer twice tomorrow but the pain is not going. I even stopped having sour food and rice. But pain is persistent from 4-5 days.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have pain in lower canines only and not anywhere else in mouth and I have took pain killer twice tomorrow but the p...
Sir, medication will not solve or cure the problem which is causing pain. Pain means an infection may have spread deep inside the tooth, to the inner layers. It could be decay, which is the most common cause for the pain. Please visit a dentist to get a permanent solution for the pain.
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I get mouth blisters more often and its really painful to eat something hot and spicy.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Well maintain ur oral hygiene....brush atlst twice daily..at night brush with baking soda and rinse ur mouth with lemon water....take lots f green veggies...take lots of fruits...take walnuts,almonds,,dates...with this u need proper homeopathic treatment if u wants to cure
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I have problem in my mouth I am suffering from cavity on my mouth so what can I do for it?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have problem in my mouth I am suffering from cavity on my mouth so what can I do for it?
If cavity is not deep or there is no pain and sensitivity in the decayed tooth then go for restoration (filling) but if cavity is deep or there is pain and sensitivity in the decayed tooth then first get the X-RAY done of that tooth and send me the X-RAY picture for further diagnosis.
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There is a swelling in the jaws of my mouth and as well as my teeth is also paining.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
There is a swelling in the jaws of my mouth and as well as my teeth is also paining.
Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem, without causing adverse effects. It requires study of your case and symptoms in detail. To start with, take homoeopathic medicine merc sol 30 daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 4 days.
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Hello! I got a huge gap between my upper front teeth. Is there any way to permanently fill it up without any kinda surgery or something? Also my teeth are getting yellowish day by day. I brush em twice daily but it doesn't seem to be working for me. Help me pls!

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hello!
I got a huge gap between my upper front teeth.
Is there any way to permanently fill it up without any kinda su...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night for gap rule out labial freenum enlargement than you may get vineers or crowns.
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I am getting very low temperature fever from 2 days ,the fever is not being continues it is getting cooler within a short time, the fever with little muscle pain ,legs pain and the tongue is some what bitter taste that's it and I have used paracetamol tablet yesterday that's it can I get any suggestions.

M. sc Psychology, BHMS
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I am getting very low temperature fever from 2 days ,the fever is not being continues it is getting cooler within a s...
Try to take rhus. Tox 200 &eupatorium perfoliatum 200 potency in pills form; take daily 3-4 times one after another with 10 min. Gap, each dose should be 6-8 pills. Chewable. Shouldbt take evn water also for minimum 10-15 min. Try to take more water, bland diet, liquids like fruit juices; tender coconut water&fruits. Tske proper sleep/rest. If dtill fever persidts after 3-4 days, then see sny phydicisn for related tests.
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Cavities

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Cavities
Cavities, or tooth decay, is the destruction of your tooth enamel, the hard, outer layer of your teeth. It can be a problem for children, teens and adults. Plaque, a sticky film of bacteria, constantly forms on your teeth. When you eat or drink foods containing sugars, the bacteria in plaque produce acids that attack tooth enamel. The stickiness of the plaque keeps these acids in contact with your teeth and over time the enamel can break down. This is when cavities can form. A cavity is a little hole in your tooth.

Cavities are more common among children, but changes that occur with aging make cavities an adult problem, too. Recession of the gums away from the teeth, combined with an increased incidence of gum disease, can expose tooth roots to plaque. Tooth roots are covered with cementum, a softer tissue than enamel. They are susceptible to decay and are more sensitive to touch and to hot and cold. It’s common for people over age 50 to have tooth-root decay.

Decay around the edges, or a margin, of fillings is also common for older adults. Because many older adults lacked benefits of fluoride and modern preventive dental care when they were growing up, they often have a number of dental fillings. Over the years, these fillings may weaken and tend to fracture and leak around the edges. Bacteria accumulate in these tiny crevices causing acid to build up which leads to decay.

You can help prevent tooth decay by following these tips:

Brush twice a day with a fluoride toothpaste.
Clean between your teeth daily with floss or interdental cleaner.
Eat nutritious and balanced meals and limit snacking.
Check with your dentist about the use of supplemental fluoride, which strengthens your teeth, and about use of dental sealants (a plastic protective coating) applied to the chewing surfaces of the back teeth (where decay often starts) to protect them from decay.
Visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and oral examination.
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I have pain in my tooth since last 5-6 days the doctor asked me to remove the wisdom tooth and after that also if the pain persists then she will do root canal treatment. The pain is is in the 2nd last tooth on the right side of the Lower jaw.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have pain in my tooth since last 5-6 days the doctor asked me to remove the wisdom tooth and after that also if the...
There could be a deep distal caries in the second molar n the third molar may not be in the correct position if you have taken x-ray send that.
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Which foods and drinks containing sugar cause tooth decay and how many soft or fizzy drinks can we have in a day?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Which foods and drinks containing sugar cause tooth decay and how many soft or fizzy drinks can we have in a day?
Its better to avoid soft or fizzy drinks. All food & drink containing sugar, sticky food, dry mouth, improper oral hygiene that includes improper brushing, flossing, & tongue cleaning can cause tooth decay.
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My friend she brushes twice a day but still she has foul smell from her mouth. Please suggest.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
My friend she brushes twice a day but still she has foul smell from her mouth. Please suggest.
Foul smell could be due to oral, gastro-intestinal or lungs diseases. Brushing twice daily doesn't mean hygiene is good as many times people brush but not able to clean mouth properly. So I suggest you to visit dentist and thereafter maintain hygiene properly. If your oral hygiene is good then consult for gastro or lungs disease specialist.
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She is suffering from extreme pain in her teeth. Specially during night times unable to sleep. Please help me with best medicine to give her. She had a tooth picked up last October.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
She is suffering from extreme pain in her teeth. Specially during night times unable to sleep. Please help me with be...
For temporary relief you can give her ketorol -dt. And check for cause of pain do necessary treatment.
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In chennai I need to take dental treatment. My gums are bleeding., And very slightly moving teeth and blackened infection also starting in teeth. I need advanced painless treatment. I am afraid of hospital. So please suggest me painless treatment.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
In chennai I need to take dental treatment. My gums are bleeding., And very slightly moving teeth and blackened infec...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
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From today morning,I have pain in my mouth Wisdom teeth problem How's to tackle it?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Pain in wisdom tooth might be due to: 1.Very deep cavity which can be restored with root canal treatment 2.Wisdom tooth might be erupting cross disturbing adjacent teeth its called impaction in this case it has to be removed.
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My mouth is having ulcer. In winters also. What can I do. Please give me the solution.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
My mouth is having ulcer. In winters also. What can I do. Please give me the solution.
in winters u drink less water n r i taking any medicine n drink lots of water n eat fruits n curd m brush twice a day
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Gud morning sir, I'm facing a problem i. E. Bad smell come from mouth, I don't know why it happens but I tried many tooth pastes n in a day 2 times etc but there is no charge and my teeth looking good n white.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
Gud morning sir,
I'm facing a problem i. E. Bad smell come from mouth, I don't know why it happens but I tried many t...
Many times white teeth have hidden gum infections or carious teeth. Get your thorough oral check up done. Meanwhile: maintain good oral hygiene. Beside routine brushing do water rinsing after every snacks or meal avoid such food causing mal odor like onion, garlic, etc get scaling done 6 monthly can use mouthwash.
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Right Brushing technique

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Right Brushing technique

Right Brushing technique

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I am 56 year old, since last 6 month my right side lower jaw is having pain, presently pain is bearable but I am worried and feel that some serious problem is coming, please suggest cause of this pain and what test are recommended to check actual problem.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
A simple xray can diagnose the cause of pain in majority of cases in dental pain. Some times problems are quiet obvious to see it with open eyes. Dental surgeon will surely can help you with this get the check up done.
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