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Dr. Keerthi R.

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Keerthi R. Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. Keerthi R. is a renowned Dentist in V S Dental & Hospital, Bangalore. She is currently practising at Dr. Keerthi R.@V S Dental College & Hospital in V S Dental & Hospital, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Keerthi R. on Lybrate.com.

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I am a 70 year old male. I have an abscess on the gum near the tooth where root canal was done last yearmy dentist advise to extract the tooth as it is cracked. A course of antibiotics did not reduce the swelling can I save the tooth?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 70 year old male. I have an abscess on the gum near the tooth where root canal was done last yearmy dentist ad...
Brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra soft bristles, indicator brush. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning or surgical procedures. You may consult me in person too.
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My mouth gets dried up and it smells though I brush my teeth two times daily. Please suggest me to get rid of this problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Bhiwadi
My mouth gets dried up and it smells though I brush my teeth two times daily. Please suggest me to get rid of this pr...
take homeopathy medicine merc sol In 30 potency three times a day 15 min after meal without water for 4 week
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Homeopathic Remedies for Bad Breath

BHMS
Homeopath, Agra
Homeopathic Remedies for Bad Breath

Bad breath is a condition that usually results from poor oral health or digestive problems. Bad breath may also cause social awkwardness and self-esteem issues. The practitioner first carries out a diagnosis to detect the symptoms and prescribes a remedy accordingly.

The various causes of bad breath are

  1. Irregular brushing habits
  2. Tobacco consumption
  3. Consuming certain foods like onion and garlic may result in a foul smell
  4. Yeast infections in the mouth
  5. Dry mouth where saliva production is minimal
  6. Illnesses such as kidney problems may cause bad breath

Homeopathy focuses on providing a holistic treatment rather than a symptom based treatment.
The various homeopathic remedies for bad breath are

  1. Pulsatilla: If you have bad breath along with dry mouth, Pulsatilla can be an effective remedy. Pulsatilla is a very effective treatment for getting rid of bad breath along with dry mouth.
  2. Merc sol: It is very effective in treating bad breath along with increased production of saliva. If your salivary glands are overactive and have a moist mouth, then this remedy is recommended. It is also useful in getting rid of bad breath that occurs from dental cavities.
  3. Carbo veg: If the bad breath results from infections, such as gingivitis and gum bleeding, then you may use this remedy. It is also used in the treatment of pus discharge from the gums.
  4. Carbolic acid: Carbolic acid is used to treat bad breath along with constipation. The symptoms are bloated abdomen, abdominal cramps and nausea.
  5. Kreosote: This remedy is recommended for bad breath that results from dental caries. It may lead to bleeding from your gums due to teeth decay.
  6. Belladonna: Belladonna is a treatment that is recommended for bad breath that results from a throat infection. The throat infection may be accompanied by symptoms of fever.
  7. Nux vomica: Nux vomica is used for treating symptoms of bad breath along with cold. This also relieves symptoms of indigestion and constipation.
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I am 27 years old in feb 2015 I had root canal for my teeth, capping for the teeth is not done yet and now I have pus in the gum below that teeth. What should I do?

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
There is a possibility that your root canal has failed or you have periodontal infection. U might need re-rct n go for cleaning of teeth. Doc will precribe u a course of antibiotic. Then go for cap.
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Hi I have bad breath even after brushing and using tongue cleaner. Anyway to get rid of it and I think it comes from my gums.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi  I have bad breath even after brushing and using tongue cleaner. Anyway to get rid of it and I think it comes from...
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.
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Why to Fill Up a Missing Tooth?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Why to Fill Up a Missing Tooth?

A missing tooth can be responsible for causing different health issues. Along with these, a person loses his ability of chewing with missing teeth, develop problems related to speaking and his overall facial appearance also gets affected.

In case of a missing tooth or several missing teeth, it is best advised to get dentures fitted. Dentures are false teeth, which are fitted in the oral cavity in place of lost natural teeth.

Here are several reasons why it is important to fill up a missing tooth:

  1. Shifting of tooth: When a tooth is lost, the surrounding teeth start drifting or moving in the open gap where the lost tooth used to be. The surrounding teeth are shifted out of the alignment. This affects the appearance of your face, and your teeth seem crooked and misplaced. It is necessary to replace a missing tooth with dentures in order to restrict the shifting before it is too late.
  2. TMJ Syndrome: After a tooth is lost and the surrounding teeth start shifting, the alignment is changed. This gives rise to problems with biting and creates issues with the jaws. The upper jaw and the lower jaw fail to meet correctly, and this causes strain and damage to the jaw joint. This phenomenon is called TMJ syndrome.
  3. Decay of tooth and gum diseases: After the shifting of surrounding teeth when a tooth is lost, the teeth alignment changes. This makes it difficult for a person to reach several areas in the gum with a toothbrush or floss. This makes plaque and bacteria accumulate in that area and they cannot be reached or cleaned. Tooth decay and gum diseases or periodontal diseases that are likely to affect those spots. These diseases and disorders cause further tooth loss.
  4. Alteration in facial appearance: A missing tooth should be replaced properly and a dentist must make sure that the root of the missing tooth is removed. In case the root is not removed totally, bone deterioration is likely to occur. Bone loss occurs in the jaw area, and this may result in a change or alteration in your facial appearance. A timely replacement of a missing tooth will prohibit bone loss from the jaw area, and you will be saved from any kind of alteration in your facial appearance, which might affect your looks and self-esteem greatly.

A missing tooth should never be ignored and in case you lose a tooth, you should see a dentist as soon as possible. By filling up a missing tooth, you will be able to save yourself from several issues related to the mouth and gums.

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I have a sweet tooth and have serious sugar cravings all the time. What do I do ?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have a sweet tooth and have serious sugar cravings all the time. What do I do ?
Sticky food which often is carbohydrates or sugar rich can lead to fattening n cavities n can also harbour life style diseases with age if you must consume sticky foods take them just before meals brush after taking such foods.
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I am having problem of cavity. And my 3rd molar is coming so it pain a lot and its coming not in exact direction so any solutions of that.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am having problem of cavity.
And my 3rd molar is coming so it pain a lot and its coming not in exact direction so a...
If third molar is not erupting in normal way then it is advised to get it removed from the dentist. Visit to a dentist for examination and proper treatment plan.
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My gums are moving on there place. What I do for it?

B.D.S
Dentist,
My gums are moving on there place. What I do for it?
Hello you should consult periodontist who are spacialised for such problems. Avoid harsh brushing use soft bristle toothbrush. Thank you
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Hi. I am 26 years old male and I have a skin problem. I have itching In my dental parts. On my testicles there are red pimples which always need to me starch and it happens mostly at night. I tried many creams but did not got positive results. Please advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi. I am 26 years old male and I have a skin problem. I have itching In my dental parts. On my testicles there are re...
Kindly consult a physician & a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
Smoking or consuming smokeless tobacco is very harmful for your teeth. It can lead to various oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay.
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BDS, Certified Endodontist, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Siliguri
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado.
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There is an any medical suggestion to remove whiteness of teeth please suggest me sir.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
u want to remove whiteness or yellowness. ? :p well, to remove yellowness, u can undergo dental bleaching
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My teeths have become very sensitive these days, please help.

BDS
Dentist,
It can either be due to cavities or wearing out of teeth or recession of gums. Consult your dentist and get it treated accordingly. Meanwhile you can start off with anti sensitivity toothpaste.
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My teeth are becoming yellow. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
My teeth are becoming yellow. What should I do?
Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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At what age should I allow to my children to brush their teeth. Could pls someone tell me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
At what age should I allow to my children to brush their teeth. Could pls someone tell me.
You can teach your child to brush themselves at about 1 & 1/2 years of age.Till that proper brushing with care is required which can be provided only by the parent.
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I am 20 years old male, my gums on mouth are in dark (black) in colour. Please give the reason and remedy?

CEOR, B.D.S, P.G Dip Ortho
Dentist, Agra
I am 20 years old male, my gums on mouth are in dark (black) in colour. Please give the reason and remedy?
Don't worry it's a normal physiology. It's just bcos of melanin pigmentation. No need of any treatment.
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I am chewing pan masala from last 5 years. From last 2-3 days there is heavy pain in my teeth .this is first time happen with me. Any suggestion why suddenly pain in my teeth. Any medicine please suggest.

MDS Pedodontics
Dentist, Mangalore
I am chewing pan masala from last 5 years.
From last 2-3 days there is heavy pain in my teeth .this is first time hap...
Pain can be due to decayed tooth or can be because of gum problem. Medicine will only give you temporary relief. So I suggest you to consult a dentist and get the treatment done.
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I have headache nd nasal cavity pain from last two days what should I do.

General Physician,
I have headache nd nasal cavity pain from last two days what should I do.
Take crocin pain relief one tab if headache is more and unbearable. check your BP. check your eye sight. take rest and proper sleep, avoid anxiety and stress.consult if not ok.
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