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Dr. Kumar R

Dentist, Bangalore

100 at clinic
Dr. Kumar R Dentist, Bangalore
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TOOTH ACHE

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
TOOTH ACHE
Onion
Onions have antiseptic and antimicrobial properties that control a toothache. It can provide relief from pain by killing the germs causing an infection.
At the first sign of a toothache, chew raw onion for a few minutes to relieve the pain.
If you are not able to chew it, place a piece of raw onion directly on the bad tooth or gum.
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My daughter is 15 month old but no teeth come any problems and pls tell me diet for my daughter.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My daughter is 15 month old but no teeth come any problems and pls tell me diet for my daughter.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. PRIMARY TEETH – ERUPTION TIMETABLE: Upper TeethWhen tooth emergesWhen tooth falls out Central incisor8 to 12 months6 to 7 years Lateral incisor9 to 13 months7 to 8 years Canine (cuspid) 16 to 22 months10 to 12 years First molar13 to 19 months9 to 11 years Second molar25 to 33 months10 to 12 years Lower TeethWhen tooth emergesWhen tooth falls out Second molar23 to 31 months10 to 12 years First molar14 to 18 months9 to 11 years Canine (cuspid) 17 to 23 months 9 to 12 years Lateral incisor10 to 16 months7 to 8 years Central incisor6 to 10 months6 to 7 years If any tooth didn't erupt beyond its age of eruption, kindly consult your dentist.
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Oral Implantologist (New York University), Advanced Aesthetic Oral & Dental Surgeon. BDS (India)
Dentist, Mumbai
Brush twice a day advice is for school kids.

With age, eating habits also change and so brushing twice a day is not enough.

Oral habits change with age. Flossing by the patient & cleaning by the dentist is essential after 15 years of age.

People with habits like smoking, tobacco chewing, Paan, Alcoholism, systemic diseases like diabetes, blood pressure, heart problems etc. Need special care & attention as gum problems can cause & aggravate heart conditions.
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I have bad breath from sometime. Please suggest me what I should do in this matter.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have bad breath from sometime. Please suggest me what I should do in this matter.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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How to prevent tooth from germs?

CERTIFIED ORAL IMPLANTOLOGIST, NON-RESIDENT J.R. IN DEPTT. OF ORTHODONTICS, BDS
Dentist,
Tooth can be prevented from germs by regular brushing and using warm saline rinses and using a mouthwash everytime after meals.
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I am 28 year old male. My last tooth (wisdom tooth) hasn't came yet. I feel slightly uncomfortable in that side of jaw but its not painful. I gone through x- ray and I came to know that molar teeth is bended at 45 deegree towards pre molar tooth (2nd last tooth) should I go for removal of tooth or I shud wait until I get problems due to tooth.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, it would really help us if you could send some x-rays, having look at the same we will get better idea and can suggest you the exact treatment.
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My teeth is damaged by cavities how I get relive from it. It very dangerously damaged. I can not eat any hard food. please consult me about it.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth is damaged by cavities how I get relive from it. It very dangerously damaged. I can not eat any hard food. p...
Hi, you need to go for a check-up and x-ray to figure out extent of decay to get a clear idea of the treatment plan. Without checking you clinically we can't suggest anything. Regards
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I have got teeth implant on left upper jaw. But sometimes there is severe pain like electric shock which goes to brain.But it occurs only when i eat or drink something. Pl advise.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Please get ur teeth checked as some other teeth might be damaged. Because with implant ur don't feel sensation to hot and cold
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Brushing your teeth is the cornerstone of any good oral hygiene routine. To keep your teeth and gums healthy, always be sure to brush your teeth twice a day with a soft-bristled brush. The size and shape of your brush should fit your mouth allowing you to reach all areas easily. Also, don’t forget to replace your toothbrush every three or four months or sooner if the bristles are frayed. A worn toothbrush won’t do a good job of cleaning your teeth
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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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He has grade 2 mobility with first and second molars both side of upper jaw and canine of upper left side. He wants to extract them and replace with implants, but one dentist told us there is no sufficient bone to replace implants, any one suggest me which treatment is suitable for him. He is 56 years old and last month diagnosed with slightly elevated sugar levels.

DNB (Oral Surgeon), BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
He has grade 2 mobility with first and second molars both side of upper jaw and canine of upper left side. He wants t...
Implants are not indicated in diabetic it's periodontitis were there is bone loss first let him use some tubes for few months and see colgate pro sensitive after regular brushing massage thrice a day and metrogyl ointment in night massage to prevent infections and swellings only removable type of dentures suitable.
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Some of my teeth are wearing out,what are the preventive methods to save my teeth from wear & Tear?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Get urself examined to find out the cause for the wear and undergo the proper treatment.U can follow the these preventive steps:Use a soft brush,avoid excessive pressure while brushing,avoid aerated drinks,get fillings done in case needed.Avoid any form of tobacco consumption.Sometimes excessive acidity is also the cause of wearing of teeth.
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suffering from mouth ulcer past 3 days. Pls suggest some medicine. I have tried home remedies by having plenty of water and applying honey on my sores.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
suffering from mouth ulcer past 3 days. Pls suggest some medicine. I have tried home remedies by having plenty of wat...
Hello. You can add a pinch of baking soda in water and rinse with it. This will help to heal your ulcers. You need to visit a physician and get your Vitamin B levels checked. Take supplements for it if required.
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Severe Tenderness on gums with no discharge surrounding 2nd molar tooth without swelling please recommend any medication or oral gel for this problem regards.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Severe Tenderness on gums with no discharge surrounding 2nd molar tooth without swelling
please recommend any medicat...
If pericronitis it has to b tt consult a maxillfacial surgeon you may require operculectomy or ext of offending tooth med will not help.
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BDS, MDS
Dentist,
Your mouth is more than just a pretty smile. It's also a gateway to your overall health. Keeping that gateway clean may keep you healthier longer -- and looking younger. Proper dental care is essential throughout the life cycle, no matter what your age.
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I often get mouth ulcers monthly, what could be the reason?

BDS
Dentist,
Mouth ulcers are because of bad digestion stressful life bad lifestyle improper/irregular food acidity treat above problems and ulcers will be gone.
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I want to correct my upper row of teeth.Its a it raised than the lower.Many say there is no problem with it but i guess i should correct it.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
If you are not having problem in biting then you dont need treatment. If you are concerned about look then u should go to cosmetic dentist.
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I am male aged 45 years healthy but due to high use of tooth pick in past, got space between maximum teeth in bottom denture due to which, now couple of bottom teeth are getting shaken. Please advice what to do?

MScD, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am male aged 45 years healthy but due to high use of tooth pick in past, got space between maximum teeth in bottom ...
Cessation of use of a tooth pick is a primary necessity. A comprehensive oral treatment done by a dentist is necessary to prevent further complications.
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My 23 month child have tongue tie.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
This condition can easily be corrected by a small surgery under a short anaesthesia. It is advisable to get it at the earliest otherwise the kid is not able to pronounce words properly and later he may have to visit the speech therapist.
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I have sensitive teeth. What I should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I have sensitive teeth. What I should I do?
Hello, sensitivity is sharp, shooting type of sensation in teeth on contact of extremely cold or hot food which usually lasts for a few seconds and disappears completely after that and re-occurs again on such stimulus. Treatment plan for sensitive teeth goes as follows: 1. You can use any commercially available desensitizing toothpastes such as colgate sensitive or sensodyne as first line of treatment. If it reduces your sensitivity substantially you can continue brushing with toothpaste in long run to avoid further sensitivity. 2. If you don't get any relief from desensitizing toothpastes it indicates a more severe problem which will need further treatment like layering/coating the damaged tooth surface or filling of the tooth if there is big cavity or root canal treatment in extreme cases getting proper treatment leads to permanent relief in sensitivity problem.
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