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Dr. Kumar R

Dentist, Bangalore

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Dr. Kumar R is an experienced Dentist in BTM Layout, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Kumar R at Rafi Dental Clinic in BTM Layout, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kumar R and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Jab ham bruss karte hai to mere teeth se blood aa jata hai uska kya cause hai? Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Jab ham bruss karte hai to mere teeth se blood aa jata hai uska kya cause hai? Please advise.
bleeding gums are sign of gum infection due to accumulation of plaque on teeth. go for scaling and polishing of teeth. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. maintain proper oral hygiene.
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I am thirty year old I am suffering from teeth pain and gum bleeding, and headchek..

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am thirty year old I am suffering from teeth pain and gum bleeding, and headchek..
First of all get scaling and polishing done and take medicine as advised by doctor for headache you can take tab tylenol once a day.
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5 Habits That Make Living With Braces Easier

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
5 Habits That Make Living With Braces Easier

So you've decided to straighten your teeth and get a great smile that too naturally but the road to a brilliant smile comes with a guide map and here are some of the key stops.

1. Keep them clean

While braces are a great tool that work on natural teeth with no side effects, caring for braces is extremely essential in order to ensure that you don't end up with any post orthodontic dental work.

Braces be it metal or ceramic tend to accumulate food and in turn cause cavities or stains. A lot of people suffer from post braces unnecessary treatments only because they couldn't keep them clean.

2. Know what foods to avoid

Wherever you are in your braces journey remember when you started you were warned about a bunch of things you have to stop eating and drinking. That memory maybe fading away but the truth is the dietary restrictions need to be followed atleast to a certain extent if you want the braces off on schedule.

Foods like pizzas, sticky candies or biting into anything from your front teeth is a strict no as it'll cause the front braces to come off and besides interrupting the treatment you may also end up hurting yourself.

Sodas should be avoided as they cause the braces glue to dissolve and they come off your teeth earlier than we would want.

3. Bracket breaks

The system of braces is basically individual brackets that are placed on your teeth to move them and a wire that engages all these brackets together.

A common occurrence with braces is the brackets come off or break if you're not careful. When this happens it's like a derailing a machine everything comes to a standstill and its very important to get this fixed at the earliest for the treatment to continue efficiently.

Bracket breakage can be prevented by maintaining dietary precautions, efficient brushing and avoiding trauma to the face.

4. Be on the lookout for pain or blisters

Although less common now there's an occasional chance of slight pain or ulceration after braces are placed in the mouth for the first time. Our body is getting used to a large foreign object and it may react by rejecting the areas that hurt and forming an ulcer which may last a few days and settle.

The pain sensation of tightness and tooth movement can be eased with a mild anti inflammatory or pain killer on the first appointment if need be.

5. Don't miss appointments

Missing your regular dental appointment is bad enough but your orthodontic (braces) appointment is the most important day of the month for you. Skipping or missing this appointment disrupts the schedule of tooth movement and you may delay an already prolonged treatment procedure.

So if you want that brilliant smile be as soon as possible follow the steps above and you will breeze through your orthodontics treatment without a snag!

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Sir since 1 month I am not felling well because there is problem in my teeth I didn't take any sensitive things so I just want to clear my problem.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Visakhapatnam
Sir since 1 month I am not felling well because there is problem in my teeth I didn't take any sensitive things so I ...
You might have lost a part of enamel layer (outer layer of tooth) due to decay or some other reason. So you need to visit a nearby dentist and get it restored.
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how do you get rid of bad breath?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
how do you get rid of bad breath?
Here are 3 effective tips that you can help you fight bad breath and keep your mouth healthy on a daily basis.

Practice Good Oral Hygiene

If you’re suffering from bad breath problems, it is important that you brush and floss twice a day. Use fluoride-based toothpaste that will help you to keep your mouth clean and remove food debris and plaque. It is also important to brush your teeth before you go to bed because bacteria can grow in your mouth while you’re asleep. It is also important that you scrape your tongue to remove any residue that may be building up after you eat your meals.

Keep Your Mouth Moist

Keeping your mouth moist is another way to eliminate bad breath issues which is why you need to ensure that you drink good amount of water throughout the day. Drinking adequate amount of water will help you stay hydrated as well. You can also chew sugarless chewing gums or candies that can stimulate production of saliva in your mouth to wash away food particles and bacteria. Choose chewing gums that have xylitol are always recommended.

Watch What You Eat

Certain foods can trigger bad breath in your mouth and therefore you need to keep log of what food you eat. This will help you to narrow down certain food items that worsen your bad breath problems. Similarly, there are certain medications that also trigger mouth odour, hence it is recommended that you talk about it with your dentist. Stay away from tobacco products and avoid smoking which also leads to bad breath issues.

We recommend that you visit your dentist regularly, at least twice a year to conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and to ensure that your mouth is clean and healthy. Your dentist will also be able to help you know whether the bad breath problem is due to general health conditions or triggered due to any food item or medications.

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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
TOBACCO

Half the money and time spent on eating tobacco if spent on teeth will improve dental health drastically! Spare a thought!
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Hi, I want to know Tongue teeth se baar baar katna kya problem hai wo bhi aage se.

Dentist, Delhi
Hi, I want to know Tongue teeth se baar baar katna kya problem hai wo bhi aage se.
If it is occurring rarely, then it might be a problem only temporarily as long as that traumatised area is causing you pain. Agar repeatedly cut Rahi hai then definitely it's a problem that shud be taken care of, as constantly if you are having those cuts in one particular area then there has to be some specific reason for it. You may have to get the cause removed as too much trauma in one particular area can lead to other serious problems. So please consult your doc to find out the reason.
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I had an tooth ache and had treatment for that nd treatment is root canal and a cap is fitted but it doesn't fitting to my tooth wts the problem for that.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I had an tooth ache and had treatment for that nd treatment is root canal and a cap is fitted but it doesn't fitting ...
May be the cap is not made exactly of your tooth size. Kindly visit your dentist and get it replaced or corrected.
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I have teeth problem There is cavity in my two corner death What should I do For this.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have teeth problem There is cavity in my two corner death What should I do
For this.
Hello lybrate-user, any cavity on teeth has to be checked clinically to assess the need for a filling or root canal. There is no remedy that can cure you of dental cavity without the dentists care. Tooth paste do not help treat cavities and if left untreated, deep cavities can lead to pus formation.
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I am 20years old male while sleeping in the night saliva coming out on the pillow. Please give me tips to stop it. Thank you.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
It's quite normal it's the way you sleep ask if any one sleeping next to you to wake you up keep mouth closed if you have nasal blockage get it treated.
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I have a wound inside my mouth it looks yellowish and middle part of it is red coloured. How to treat the wound?

MDS - Orthodontics, LASERS, BOTOX AND DERMAL FILLERS
Dentist, Lucknow
I have a wound inside my mouth it looks yellowish and middle part of it is red coloured. How to treat the wound?
It seems you have a mouth ulcer. It van be die to a sharp tooth or you wpuld have accidently bitten on that area. Do take vitamin B and C Complex tablets and show to your dentist for any sharp tooth.
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I have problem in my teeth, a lot of blood comes out while brushing my teeth, and also bad breath problem.

MDS - Prosthodontist and Implantologist, Root canal certificate, BDS
Dentist, Noida
I have problem in my teeth, a lot of blood comes out while brushing my teeth, and also bad breath problem.
Hi, from what I understand you are having halitosis (bad breath). There are various reasons for bad breath. To name a few, diabetes, hormonal changes, gingivitis. Since you also complain of bleeding from your gums, you may be having gingivitis. You should immediately see a dentist to get evaluated clinically and probably get scaling (cleaning) done. You can approach us for the same.
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Hello Doctor, I am suffering from frequent tongue ulcers earlier it came twice a month but from few months it is coming regularly once the boil is present on left side and soon it goes after some week ulcer again comes on right side and once I change toothbrush or if I get hurt during brushing then also ulcers are coming what should I do to cure it. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello Doctor, I am suffering from frequent tongue ulcers earlier it came twice a month but from few months it is comi...
Mouth ulcers are usually due to vitamin deficiency or bad digestion. Other causes are tonsils, trauma from teeth, dry mouth, tonsillitis, stress, change in lifestyle, allergies to certain foods and medication, smoking and tobacco chewing, consumption of spicy n hot foods. Start some vitamin supplements. Apply local anaesthetic ointment like dologel. Eat healthy and balanced diet. Increase your water intake. Avoid oilly & spicy food completely
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My sister is 18 years old. There has become several holes inside her mouth and lips and upper side of lips. There are white cover on the holes. She can't move her mouth, can't eat, can't talt properly, it is painful. Please doctors consult her some medicine.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
These must be mouth ulcers. start taking Multivitamins and reduce spicy food. increase intake of fibrous food and drink plenty of water. apply local anesthetic gel over that area.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Cleaning a child?s teeth should begin when the first tooth is visible, because teeth are susceptible to decay as soon as they appear in the mouth. Children should also see a dentist every six months to help your child develop a positive attitude about the dentist.

How to make teeth whiter. I am 20 years old female. My teeth are yellowish white.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
How to make teeth whiter.
I am 20 years old female.
My teeth are yellowish white.
You need bleaching. And scaling also if suggested. Avoi too much tea, coffee, chocolates. Use colgate visible white toothpaste regularly.
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Hi I am suresh my problem is mouth infections like tongue whiteness not recovered and throat infection without pain not healed from last 6 months. I have gastric problem like food is not digestive. Is oral infections caused by stomach gastric erosions? What can I do Please support me don't neglect and give best answer for oral infections.

DORL, MBBS
ENT Specialist, Faridabad
Hi I am suresh my problem is mouth infections like tongue whiteness not recovered and throat infection without pain n...
This is due to dry mouth and lack of protective layer in the mouth hence improve it by taking iron rich diet and milk products in any form, this will help you in maintaining this layer and regained the normality in mouth, banana, shakes, pulpy fruits, are good for this.
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I am on dieting due to gym. Suffering from constipation As result in ulcer in my oral cavity. What should i do?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am on dieting due to gym. Suffering from constipation As result in ulcer in my oral cavity. What should i do?
I will suggest you to take injection vitcofol 2cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks
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BDS
Dentist, Ambala
Coffee, cigarettes, sodas and soft candies mean severe damage to the health of our teeth. Consider avoidng them.
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Hi, I am suffering from severe mouth ulcers. Occurs very frequently. Causes severe pain. I'd like to know home remedies for this doctor. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi, I am suffering from severe mouth ulcers. Occurs very frequently. Causes severe pain. I'd like to know home remedi...
Hi lybrate-user, a mouth ulcers is a painful sore inside the mouth, on the tongue, soft palate (the back portion of the roof of your mouth), or inside the cheeks. Sores in your mouth are round, white, or grey in color, with a red edge or border. The condition is usually becomes okay withing 7 days. But if it persists beyond that, or if multiple ulcers keep re-appearing, medical advice must be taken. In severe mouth ulcer attacks, you may also experience fever and physical sluggishness. Taking vitamin b12 supplements along with a suitable gel for pain is the best remedy.
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