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Dr. Kavitha Rai

Dentist, Bangalore

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Dr. Kavitha Rai is a renowned Dentist in Frazer Town, Bangalore. She is currently associated with Impressions Dental Care in Frazer Town, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kavitha Rai on Lybrate.com.

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My tooth is paining alot. It got black and I went to doctor and he said you can do root canal or remove the tooth. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My tooth is paining alot. It got black and I went to doctor and he said you can do root canal or remove the tooth. Wh...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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Sir what causes (reasons) of tongue infection (white tongue) and what kind of taken precautions to avoid the problem. So much facing pain. How to reduce this kind of problem totally. What type of food we taken? What I taken tablets and solution and tubes.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
These are symptoms of serious disease as may also be related to pre cancerous lesions. So visit your dentist as soon as possible as it is very difficult to diagnose such condition on the basis of few symptoms so visit a dentist for proper evaluation and treatment.
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Is whitening toothpastes usually contain peroxides and other strong abrasives that might make your teeth appear whiter by removing stains?

BDS
Dentist,
Is whitening toothpastes usually contain peroxides and other strong abrasives that might make your teeth appear white...
yes they contain peroxides too remove intrinsic stains n some abrasives for removal of extrinsic stains.
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My 2 tooth break or cut in accident procedure or cost to root canal along with cap or crown.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My 2 tooth break or cut in accident procedure or cost to root canal along with cap or crown.
Root canal treatment will cost you around 2000 per tooth and cap starts from 1000 to 8000. It depends upon your choice. Good quality of cap will cost you 3000 rs.
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I have a teeth problem. My teeth is yellow. I tried many toothpaste but no response. So Dr. can you suggest me best toothpaste for white teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have a teeth problem. My teeth is yellow. I tried many toothpaste but no response. So Dr. can you suggest me best t...
There are many tooth whitening paste available in market. First of all get scaling and polishing of your teeth and maintain good oral hygiene. Use colgate whitening paste twice a day.
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Hello, i am 54years old never visited dentist, few days ago while eating piece of food came between jaws and alignment of lower front teeth is out and one of the front teeth is inclined towards inside, kindly suggest if any need of treatment, there is no pain but not looking good.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
If looks matter to it .Yes it can be easily treated. .Misalignment can lead to accumulation of food and lead to caries. Visit a dentist.
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I have yellow colour in backside of teeth how can I clean it immediately to make whiter teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have yellow colour in backside of teeth how can I clean it immediately to make whiter teeth.
You need to get cleaning and polishing done for your teeth. Then only the tartar /deposit on back side of teeth will get cleaned.
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Sir I have a bad set of teeth. My age is 46 female. I extracted 4 teeth and other teeth are shaking while eating. I have sensitive teeth also.

BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
Sir I have a bad set of teeth. My age is 46 female. I extracted 4 teeth and other teeth are shaking while eating. I h...
First thing get your teeth cleaned and go for splinting if possible and get the missing teeth replaced you may require gingival surgery too do not delay or else condition may worsen n you may loosen few more teeth.
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I am 23. I chewed gutkha and tobacco for five years but not consistently. I developed oral submucous fibrosis. Their are many whitish fibrous bands in my mouth and soft palate. My mouth opening is good and I already met ENT doctor many times and he said nothing to worry about. But the biggest problem is that I develop consistent mouth ulcers even I didn't chew gutkha right now. Doctor told me Whatever damage is done to my mouth will remain permanent but you should quit tobacco and I did the same thing as doctor said. But I'm getting mouth ulcers consistently and Whenever I eat anything it hurts my mouth due to trauma. My ENT specialist gave me Lycopene Tablets and Tess Buccal paste. I am currently using only Buccal paste but Still I keep getting mouth ulcers. This is my problem since one year. My mouth opening is good but most part of my inner mouth is damaged. I don't even posses the courage to watch my mouth in mirror. Although my ENT doctor said nothing to worry about and I'm just 23 but I've heard that oral submucous fibrosis has a risk of developing into cancer even after quitting tobacco. I'll be glad if you tell me the chances of getting cancer as I already stopped taking gutkha and tobacco products and How long it will take my mouth to heal completely since mouth ulcer is my problem since more than a year. Read less.

BDS
Dentist, Allahabad
I am 23. I chewed gutkha and tobacco for five years but not consistently. I developed oral submucous fibrosis. Their ...
Stop worrying it will give u ulcer start SM fibro twice daily for 3months metrohex gel four times a day in u r mouth for 2months and clohex plus mouthwash 10ml twice daily for 2months stop hot and spicy food
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I am having tooth problems. I feel like itching in my enamels. I don't know whether its sensitivity or something else. Please suggest me the solutions. Thank you.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am having tooth problems. I feel like itching in my enamels. I don't know whether its sensitivity or something else...
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (sensodyne tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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Homeopathic Remedies For Toothache!

MD, BHMS
Homeopath, Navi Mumbai
Homeopathic Remedies For Toothache!

Odontalgia or severe toothache is characterized by extreme pain or inflammation of the tooth and its surrounding areas. The excruciating pain that you might experience may stem as a result of gum infection, tooth decay, infection of the dental pulp, abscess and due to certain other reasons like extraction or filling of the teeth. Another key reason for extreme toothache is the fact that a number of heart problems, such as myocardial infarction and angina tend to affect your dental health negatively.

While some toothaches might occur sporadically, they might pose a danger against your overall well-being in the long run, if the condition is left untreated. Homeopathy can serve as the perfect antidote to your toothache problems and its effects are noted to be significantly higher when it comes down to the question of long-term consumption. Here is a list of homeopathic medications that might prove to be a pain alleviator for your dental complications:

  1. Hepar Sulph and Silicea: Root abscess responds positively, to both Hepar Sulph and Silicea. For fever accompanied with occasional chills due to severe toothache, Hepar Sulph is considered to be the perfect remedy and tends to significantly decrease the level of swelling and pain. On the other hand, if your face swells and there is an incidence of gum inflammation, Silicea must be used to numb the effects of root abscess.
  2. Plantago: Plantago is noted to be the most commonly prescribed medicine for toothaches and for treating sensitivity. The pain extending to the ears from the teeth receives maximum relief due to the effects of Plantago. It might have to be taken internally or applied externally depending on the severity of the toothache and its accompanying conditions.
  3. Staphysagria: Sensitivity is best taken care of by Staphysagria and resolves the problem of worsening of toothache, when any drink or food is consumed. Bleeding gums and excess salivation is also another aspect that is looked after by Staphysagria.
  4. Arnica: Tooth extraction and filling may often lead to the consequence of nerve-wrecking pain in the gums and the affected area. For this, Arnica is prescribed to assuage the nerve pain and must be taken in along with Hypericum, another homeopathy medicine, for best results.
  5. Merc Sol: Problems of halitosis and excessive salivation that tend to occur simultaneously with toothaches can be solved by a dosage of Merc Sol. Bleeding gums, looseness of teeth and sensitivity are all taken care of by the same medication.
  6. Hecla Lava: For jaw swells along with toothache, you must always opt for Hecla Lava. The effect is instantaneous and relieves both swelling and pain.
  7. Chamomilla: Chamomilla serves as the best remedial homeopathic medicine for easing heat sensitivity that is likely to worsen the existing toothache. Drinks and food, either hot or cold, can then be consumed easily because of the numbing effect of this medicine. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Homeopath.
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Involuntary Oral Habits That Are Eating Away Your Smile.

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Involuntary Oral Habits That Are Eating Away Your Smile.

Clenching or night grinding.

If you have ever experienced a strong emotion of either anger or resolve you may realise our body tenses up and our teeth clench. If this is not a frequent occurrence the damage maybe minimal but as sports people or someone with a bad temper you may actually end up wearing down your teeth considerably. Now a large part of this habit is semi voluntary you can remind yourself to control it but a few people suffer from an entirely involuntary condition called night grinding or bruxism.

Unfortunately here you have no awareness of doing the grinding except maybe waking up with a sore jaw or a headache but the person sleeping beside you can even hear you gnashing your teeth. Needless to say the damage this is silent destroyer is causing is significant and rapid. The best solution if diagnosed with this habit is to start wearing a night guard which is a thin plastic appliance that fits snugly on your teeth similar to a sports guard so that it protects your teeth and wears down before your teeth do. Also the jaw separation it creates puts your muscles at ease and they don't get activated or clench anymore.

Mouth breathing.

Many people are unaware of this habit entirely. A very common condition mouth breathing occurs more so when you're sleeping and tend to breathe more through your mouth than your nose.

This condition can be a result of the way your nasal passages and throat are shaped. It commonly occurs in people with a deviated nasal septum as well. The main sign to know if you're mouth breathing or not is if you wake up with an extremely dry mouth, at times bad breathe and tend to have red irritated gums that bleed often on brushing.

Mouth breathing also predisposes you to snoring so if you haven't started yet if you're a mouth breather chances are you will start snoring as well.

It usually can be corrected surgically and if not severe snoring particularly can be corrected by oral appliances or oxygen machines which supplement the air reaching your lungs.

Tongue thrusting.

This habit develops at childhood or birth and is also attributed to the tongue shape and the structure of the palate and throat. A person having this habit tends to push the teeth out while swallowing as a result they present with spaced out teeth and a large tongue.

To prevent the need for braces catching this habit early on and wearing an appliance to control it would be best. If spaces have already increased then best form of closing the gaps would be either with braces or by cosmetic fillings.

Cheek biting.

A surprisingly unnoticeable habit people tend to chew their inner cheek or parts of their lip when under stress or deep thought. While this habit can seem harmless it can create a long term wound in the mouth which can either balloon up with fluids or be subject to infection. Chronic injuries or wounds should never be left unnoticed and habits like these should be discontinued to avoid discomfort and the eventual need for treatment.

Exposure to alternating extremes of temperature.

Another very ignorant but seemingly harmless habit is to eat a hot meal and down it with a glass of ice cold water or have a hot drink and second it with ice cream. While the effects of this habit may only show up in the long term what it does is create an impact on the enamel and slowly cause the teeth to become sensitive.

While our teeth are extremely hardy and don't breakdown until exposed to hundreds of millions of such daily stimuli, the best solution is to keep an intermittent time gap between the extremes of temperature in order not to shock the nerves that rest within your teeth to become hypersensitive.

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I have a problem in neck & mouth after dental treatment , pleases tell me what should i do ?

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Please describe detail history of your dental treatment you had in past then we can help you out, Like what was the problem? What type of dental treatment you had done? & What type of problem you are facing in your neck and mouth?
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
It is advisable to change your toothbrush every 3 months as the bristles starts to fray after that and may not clean your teeth well.

I am suffering from extreme ulcers in tongue, as a result of which I am not able to talk properly and eat food, please help me.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am suffering from extreme ulcers in tongue, as a result of which I am not able to talk properly and eat food, pleas...
Hi, Apply Hiora gel 4-5 times a day and take Stomatab 1cap twice a day for 3-4 days. Avoid hot and spicy food and oil fried food.
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Hi anvesh 26 years old. I'm under going dental treatment they attached braces. It has been two years. I brush couple of times yet my teeth started turning lite yellow. Due to braces attached even if I brush couple of times its difficult to brush and maintain my teeth. Help out.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi anvesh 26 years old. I'm under going dental treatment they attached braces. It has been two years. I brush couple ...
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. 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.
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Bad breeth me namak Aur gunguna water mila ke kar sakte Hai isme Koi side effect to nahi hoga.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Bad breeth me namak Aur gunguna water mila ke kar sakte Hai isme Koi side effect to nahi hoga.
I donot advocte any of these home remedies for solving the problem of bad breath. Brush after each meal, get a scaling done from a dentist.
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I am 30 years old male ive bad breathe problem, teeth are sensitive and also its color are turning light brown. How to get rid of these problems.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am 30 years old male ive bad breathe problem, teeth are sensitive and also its color are turning light brown. How t...
Get professional scaling &polishing then brush twice a day. Use cavigo mouthwash &Vantej tooth paste.
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I am 22 years old .I have the problem with my tongue taste that tastes salty this happens everyday and with this problem my whole food throughout the day does not tastes good .please help me with this issue.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bangalore
Homoeopathic medicine CYCLAMEN 1M 4 TIMES 4PILLS 4 DAYS,please take half an hour before or after food,don't take it with water,just keep it on tongue dont chew ..
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Hi I want to align my teeth and want to know the cost of it. Also would like to know the treatment of sensitivity.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi I want to align my teeth and want to know the cost of it. Also would like to know the treatment of sensitivity.
We need to take two xrays to evaluate the position of all the tooth and jaw bone pattern. Cost varies from 8000rs to 25000rs and as high as 1 lakh.
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