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Dr. Keshav Kumar

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

18 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
Dr. Keshav Kumar BDS Dentist, Bangalore
18 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
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Dr. Keshav Kumar is an experienced Dentist in Ramamurthy Nagar, Bangalore. He has had many happy patients in his 18 years of journey as a Dentist. He has done BDS . You can visit him at Dentocare Multispeciality Dental Clinic in Ramamurthy Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Keshav Kumar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - - 1999
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Indian Dental Association

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My teeth are now fully turned into yellow what can I do to make them white ? On internet it was written that we can use vinegar to make the teeth look white should I try it ?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My teeth are now fully turned into yellow what can I do to make them white ? On internet it was written that we can u...
Hello, use homeodent toothpaste twice daily, morning and night before sleep. Home remedy:- cleaning your teeth with fresh orange peel on a regular basis will reduce the yellow tinge accumulated on your teeth. Rub orange peel over your teeth every night before going to sleep. The vitamin c and calcium in the orange peel will combat the microorganisms throughout the night. Do this for a few weeks and you will notice effective results. If fresh orange peel is not available, you can use dried orange peel powder. Take care.
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I'm doing brush with soft brush regularly but why teeth have seesivity problems please tell me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I'm doing brush with soft brush regularly but why teeth have seesivity  problems please tell me.
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. 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. 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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Periodontitis: How to deal with it?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Periodontitis: How to deal with it?

Periodontitis is a serious gum infection that damages the soft tissue and destroys the bone that supports your teeth. Periodontitis can cause tooth loss or worse, an increased risk of heart attack or stroke and other serious health problems.

Periodontitis is common but largely preventable. Periodontitis is usually the result of poor oral hygiene. Brushing at least twice a day, flossing daily and getting regular dental checkups can greatly reduce your chance of developing periodontitis.

In most cases, periodontitis is preventable. It is usually caused by poor dental hygiene.

Signs and Symptoms of Periodontitis

  • Swollen gums
  • Bright red or purplish gums
  • Gums that feel tender when touched
  • Gums that pull away from your teeth (recede), making your teeth look longer than normal
  • New spaces developing between your teeth
  • Pus between your teeth and gums
  • Bad breath
  • Bad taste in your mouth
  • Loose teeth
  • A change in the way your teeth fit together when you bite

Risk Factors

Factors that can increase your risk of periodontitis include:

  • Gingivitis
  • Heredity
  • Poor oral health habits
  • Tobacco use
  • Diabetes
  • Older age
  • Decreased immunity, such as that occurring with leukemia, HIV/AIDS or chemotherapy
  • Poor nutrition
  • Certain medications
  • Hormonal changes, such as those related to pregnancy or menopause
  • Substance abuse
  • Poor-fitting dental restorations
  • Problems with the way your teeth fit together when biting

Treatments

Non-Surgical Treatments:

If periodontitis isn't advanced, treatment may involve less invasive procedures, including:

  • Scaling. Scaling removes tartar and bacteria from your tooth surfaces and beneath your gums.
  • Root Planing. Root planing smoothes the root surfaces, discouraging further buildup of tartar and bacterial endotoxin.
  • Antibiotics. Your periodontist or dentist may recommend using topical or oral antibiotics to help control bacterial infection.

Surgical Treatments:

If you have advanced periodontitis, your gum tissue may not respond to non-surgical treatments and good oral hygiene. In that case, periodontitis treatment may require dental surgery, such as:

  • Flap surgery (pocket reduction surgery): The healthcare professional performs flap surgery to remove calculus in deep pockets, or to reduce the pocket so that keeping it clean is easier. The gums are lifted back and the tartar is removed. The gums are then sutured back into place so they fit closely to the tooth. After surgery, the gums will heal and high tightly around the tooth. In some cases the teeth may eventually seem longer than they used to.
  • Bone and tissue grafts: This procedure helps regenerate bone or gum tissue that has been destroyed. With bone grafting, new natural or synthetic bone is placed where bone was lost, promoting bone growth.

In a procedure called 'guided tissue regeneration', a small piece of mesh-like material is inserted between the gum tissue and bone. This stops the gum from growing into bone space, giving the bone and connective tissue a chance to regrow.

The dentist may also use special proteins (growth factors) that help the body regrow bone naturally.

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BDS
Dentist, Bareilly
A dry mouth is not a healthy sign of oral health. It can happen due to taking a lot of medications. Increase your fluid intake or ask your dentist about an artifical saliva product or chew sugarless gum after a meal so as to keep your mouth moist.
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I'm a 21 years old male and I have tooth fracture today while eating. What does it mean? And got an cavity Like thing on tooth.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I'm a 21 years old male and I have tooth fracture today while eating. What does it mean? And got an cavity Like thing...
Hi lybrate-user. If you got your tooth fracture while eating then this might be due to cavity that made your tooth brittle. So go for dental checkup immediately. Your dentist ll ask you for restoration (filling) or rct depending upon the caries level.(most probably it could be rct).
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Every morning my mouth is filled by saliva. My pillow becomes wet due to saliva. I consult doctors but they always gave me medicines of stomach bug. This never help me. I also having bad breath. Please suggest me what is main problem. I am suffering from this problem since my childhood.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Every morning my mouth is filled by saliva. My pillow becomes wet due to saliva. I consult doctors but they always ga...
It could be due to bad-oral hygiene condition. Keep your teeth and gums healthy by brushing twice daily Do not take pan-masala/gutkha etc Do gargle with saline water twice daily
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My front four teeth is yellow I use tooth brush daily but they are still yellow what can I do to white my teeth please tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My front four teeth is yellow I use tooth brush daily but they are still yellow what can I do to white my teeth pleas...
Dear lybrate user, yellowing of teeth could be due to stains and plaque deposits. Consult your dentist for a professional cleaning first and then you can opt for various teeth whitening options like bleaching, laminates, veneers etc if you are not satisfied with the color of your teeth.
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How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color according to white like a cute baby. How can I care about my hair also?

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color according to white like a cute baby. How can I c...
Be disciplined / wash mouth after any sweets taken. Brush regularly with mustard oil and salt. Mix. Any disease like acidity or indigestion must treated. Some times toothpaste creates tooth prob. So avoid it.
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I was advised for a laser dental cleaning procedure. I am 50 year old and a diabetic for more than 10 years. Two teeth requires extraction as suggested by Doctor. And also advised for re-shaping to smile for the front teeth. Is the laser cleaning be a safe procedure and adjusting the teeth by clipping advisable at this age. Please advise.

BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Hello , Cleaning teeth with Lasers is generally not done and i doubt the use of it, considering full mouth cleaning. Ultrasonic cleaning should be good enough for you. Extractions can be done if blood glucose stats are stable since you have not informed your blood glucose level, i am not in a situation to advise you as of now. Coming on to reshaping, Yes, it can be done with the use of crowns/laminates at any age considering the longitivtiy of tooth seems good. Regards
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I am suffering from painful and big size and no of ulcers in full mouth and throat. Frequency recurrence, and systemic disease like diabetes No or cardiac disease Only high BP. Medicine taken - tab belae fore, candid mouth paint, cyca d, ducort-30, medrol, dologel, zempred, dapsone, moza- tab. These are since last 10 months.

Dentofacial Orthopedics, Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Too much steroids are harmful for body. Get a consultation done immediately because it's is a complicated case.
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Sir I am suffering from halitosis ( bad breath) since 4 - 6 years, I have done scaling and also medication but there is no relief. Please sir solve my problem. I will be highly thankful to you for this.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
If you have got cleaning and polishing done then brush twice a day and use mouthwash regularly, than please take triphala churn at night and aloe Vera gel in morning with warm water to tone up your digestive system and you will be fine.
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I have yellowish teeth. How can I turn them into bright white teeth with simple home remedies?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have yellowish teeth. How can I turn them into bright white teeth with simple home remedies?
Go for scaling and polishing of teeth. This will brighten and make your teeth shine. For further whiteness, go for bleaching.
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I m feeling painful when I go to the bath so pls tell me what should I do. And also I have problem in my mouth white patches are comes in every 2 3 months.

MDS
Dentist,
Dear lybrate-user, please specify the area of pain and nature of pain so we can identify the problem. White patches can be indication of vitamin deficiencies or fungal infection. Consult and after clinical examination a diagnosis can be provided.
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My teeth is yellowish but I am brushing my teeth regularly. How to get rid of yellowish.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hi. You need to visit dentist for expert advice because sometimes yellow colour is due to tartar, calculus or stains. So we need to check whether its tooth colour or some deposits. For more please contact me privately
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Dental Care during Summer

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Dental Care during Summer

Ever increasing temperature during summers make it very essential to be hydrated with lots of fluids taken in a frequent interval. Proper hydration not only helps general health, it also helps the oral health by maintaining right moisture in the mouth. Natural juices like tender coconut, buttermilk, lassi etc make good choices while carbonated drinks should be avoided.

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I always brush my teeth. BIt still my teeth colour is yellow. please suggest me what can I do.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I always brush my teeth. BIt still my teeth colour is yellow. please suggest me what can I do.
Generally fair people have yellow teeth. If its natural nothing can be done but if it is due to excessive brushing then its abrasion. If it is because of plaque accumulation then you should go for a professional cleaning at a dental clinic. And if you are not happy with your shade if the teeth even after that, you can always go for laminates and veneers option.
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Implant Dentistry

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Implant Dentistry

Tooth loss is a challenge for both the patient and the dentist. Patient has to deal with reduced chewing efficiency and altered appearance. The dentist, on the contrary, is faced with restoring the lost tooth to the maximum natural extent possible, functionally and structurally.

The fixed dentures came close with their ability to providing fixed teeth that were stable and aesthetically appealing. However, there was one big disadvantage, the adjacent teeth that were being used as abutment were reduced in size and therefore strength though they could be perfectly normal teeth.

In an effort to avoid this, the dental community started looking at options, the result of which was implant. Not just replacing the crown part of the tooth, even the root portion of the tooth is replaced here.
A biocompatible material, titanium, is put into the tooth to serve as the root. Titanium is strong, light, biocompatible (does not cause autoimmune reactions in the surrounding tissues) and most importantly osseointegrated (fuses to the surrounding bone). Once placed as the root, it gets absorbed into the bone after a period of about 2 to 6 months. Then, a crown or a denture is literally built on this root to simulate the natural appearance as close as possible. This provides not just the complete natural tooth structure but also provides support to the surrounding tissues like the gums and the cheeks.

Implant dentistry is a perfect example of teamwork including surgeons to operate and place the bone, prosthodontists to do the crown or the bridge, a periodontist to manage the gums health, and a lab technician who can do the finest job on the crowns or the bridges.

Types of implants:

  1. Three common types include: Single tooth replacement: In cases where a single tooth is lost, the implant would be one root that is allowed to fuse to the bone and then a crown is placed over it.
  2. Fixed multiple teeth replacements: If more than one tooth is lost, then bridges are fabricated by placing one or more implants and then custom-made crowns are placed over these implants.
  3. Removable implant supported complete denture: If all the lower teeth are missing, implants could be placed at pre-identified locations and then a complete denture fabricated over it. This is commonly done in lower jaws as stability is always a cause for concern.

Contraindications:
The success of the implant requires good bone health. The most common contraindications would be patients with chronic diseases like poorly controlled diabetes, cancer in the line of jaws, chronic smoking, or poor periodontal health.

However, if managed well, even these patients can have implants after a detailed assessment by the dental team.

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I am 26 year old and having habit of chewing tobacco and cause of this habits my mouth jaws is lock and only 2 fingers I can open my mouth so please help to open my mouth normally firt how it was opening wide and im quiting this habit slowly slowly.

MD - Psychiatry, MBBS
Psychiatrist, Pune
I am 26 year old and having habit of chewing tobacco and cause of this habits my mouth jaws is lock and only 2 finger...
First first problem- consult to ent surgeon, he will treat you with some medicine and injections if needed. For second problem- consult to addiction psychiatrist will start nicotine or non nicotine replacement therapy depending on your condition.
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Doctor I have removed my wisdom teeth about 6 days ago, but still I suffering from acute pain. Also the place where doctor has used the injection in cheek is also paining too much. Can I use salt phitkari water? Also should I do 'sikaii' using warm water or ice? Please suggest me some medicine. Currently I am taking meftal forte and cefadox-cv 625. I am a diabetic too. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Your pain should gradually be reducing on 6 th day post extraction. If not, then please see your Dr. Again. He will check for infection and dry socket. Continue with warm saline gargles. Ice application will not help. Wish you speedy recovery.
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