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Dr. Laghna Gowda

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Laghna Gowda Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. Laghna Gowda is an experienced Dentist in Outer Ring Road, Bangalore. You can visit her at Crowns & Bridges in Outer Ring Road, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Laghna Gowda on Lybrate.com.

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Diabetes and Dental Health

Diploma In Cosmetic Dentistry, Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Diabetes and Dental Health

Diabetes is a degenerative disease, which affects your metabolism. As a result of metabolic irregularities, every part of the body is affected. The following are early indications of untreated diabetes:

  • Increased thirst
  • Increased urination
  • Increased hunger

In addition to the ones above, the following are associated symptoms:

  • Blurred vision
  • Headache
  • Fatigue
  • Slow healing of cuts
  • Itchy skin

How can diabetes affect your mouth?

  • Diabetes increases the risk of infections and delayed regeneration of damaged/dead cells. As a result, fungal infections like thrush may develop in your mouth.
  • Because of poor healing of wounds as a result of diabetes, extensive gum damage may occur.
  • Periodontitis is a severe effect of diabetes in which your gums begin to move away from your teeth, leading to a formation of pockets between your gums and teeth, which fill up with pus and germs. The damage can be stopped only with gum surgery and removal of affected teeth.

Prevention

The single most effective way to prevent damage to your teeth is to actively control blood sugar content by regularly taking medicines and following a healthy diet recommended by your doctor. Common methods of dental protection go a long way to help prevent oral problems because of diabetes. These include:

  • Brush thoroughly and carefully after every meal (wait 30 minutes for food acids to neutralize, and then brush as this helps in effective cleaning)
  • Use non-alcoholic mouthwash to treat dry mouth and disinfect the oral cavity
  • Floss at least once everyday
  • Use a soft bristled toothbrush
  • Remove your dentures and clean them regularly. Do not sleep putting them on
  • Quit smoking, chewing tobacco and chewing gums with sugar in them
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I am 70 years old and I AM HAVING A PAIN for my jaw for last 2 months my dentist gave clean chit that no problem with teeth, then I CONSULTED ENT Dr. who suspect NEURALGIA and gave me tegrital 100 for 2 weeks but not much relief. What do you suggest? I am not diabetic and only medicine is for cholesterol.

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
I am 70 years old and I AM HAVING A PAIN for my jaw for last 2 months my dentist gave clean chit that no problem with...
Get your heart checked up for coronary ischemia, by angiography. Very early angina pain gets projected there. If it is normal, then treatment of neuralgia is justifiable.
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I am 69 years old male. Since one week I am suffering pain in right jaw. Please advice me.

Dentist, Kolkata
I am 69 years old male. Since one week I am suffering pain in right jaw. Please advice me.
Pain is due to deep cavity, involving nerve. Please get urself checked n get the tooth filled up, along with medications.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcers and I got a pain when I eat food. It's happens with me every month, so give me some suggestions what I should done.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am suffering from mouth ulcers and I got a pain when I eat food. It's happens with me every month, so give me some ...
Mouth ulcers are usually due to either vitamin deficiency or bad digestion. Start taking vitamin supplements. Apply dologel or mucopain ointment on ulcers. Avoid any oilly n spicy foods. Eat more raw vegetables and fruits.
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Helo sir I am Akash I am 25 yrs old man n I have suffering from cavity problem so what should I di.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
6- Cavity Having cavities is not a serious problem at all. Cavities which are not too deep can be excavated and be restored by a dental cement. Cavities that are very deep can be cured by root canal treatment followed by crown ( cap ). For better prevention of cavities , 1- Follow proper brushing technique. 2- Brush twice a day 3-clean your teeth immediately every time after you eat food or liquids. 4- Undergo scaling ( cleaning of teeth) at the interval of every 5-6 months. 5- Visit dentist for regular oral cavity check up every 4 months for the early diagnosis and prevention of dental diseases. Jay Swaminarayan.

I feel unconscious when I want to the dental clinic for extraction of my maxillary third permanent molar?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I feel unconscious when I want to the dental clinic for extraction of my maxillary third permanent molar?
Dental anxiety is a common presentation that can be treated. A negative dental experience is a strong predictor of dental anxiety. Sedation can be an effective way to alleviate a patient’s stress and anxiety during dental treatment, enabling work to be undertaken more comfortably.
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I do brush regularly. But my teeth have got black scaling in the root of teeth. What is the solution.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I do brush regularly. But my teeth have got black scaling in the root of teeth. What is the solution.
All individuals requires scaling (cleaning) to be done atleast once in 6 months to maintain our oral hygiene clean. Our toothbrush is not much finely designed to clean all the plaque and calculi in the interdental areas of the teeth, which is the area where most of the calculus accumulate much and has to be removed regularly using scalers by the dentist.
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MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Rajnandgaon
Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.

I have suffering from gum bleeding while brushing n mostly it happens when I use a sensitivity toothpaste. I hav pyaria problem also. So wat can I do to solve this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
I have suffering from gum bleeding while brushing n mostly it happens when I use a sensitivity toothpaste. I hav pyar...
You can get scaling done by a dental surgeon. Brush your teeth twice daily. You can use mouthwash. This all will help you to solve your bleeding gums problem.
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I have problem with my teeth bleeding When I am brush bleeding takes place please give me as solution.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have problem with my teeth bleeding
When I am brush bleeding takes place please give me as solution.
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. This will help you in maintaining oral hygiene thus preventing bleeding gums
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My teeth is getting yellow, what can I do for make teeth perfect? I do brushing two times in a day.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth is getting yellow, what can I do for make teeth perfect? I do brushing two times in a day.
Hi, you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening.
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My name is Philip and I have a history of visiting dentists. During the last visit I was suggested by the dentist to wear braces for crowded teeth. It also requires removal of my wisdom teeth as per the suggestion. Due to a certain tension I am not able to take a necessary decision. I am aged 24 and I want to know whats the next best decision that I should be taking.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My name is Philip and I have a history of visiting dentists. During the last visit I was suggested by the dentist to ...
For better alignment of teeth, we need to create some space in the jaw towards which the teeth will move over the course of treatment. If you go ahead without extraction, the existing teeth in your jaw will become crowded and overlap one another due to lack of space. Hence, such extractions are necessary during most orthodontic treatments (braces).
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I am 32 years old, I have a problem i. E bad smell coming from mouth, I read some sites in online, it has bowl infection symptoms, please give solution for this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Jalgaon
I am 32 years old, I have a problem i. E bad smell coming from mouth, I read some sites in online, it has bowl infect...
Bad breath can be due to plaque and calculus. Full moth cleaning that is scaling and polising should be done.
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Hi I am having mouth ulcers frequently. I dont take any kind of junk foods. What are the measures to control them.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
You should clean your mouth using mouthwash, brushing and flossing on regular bases, u should take citrus fruit on regular basis, and take zevit or bicasoul at least for one week
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I am experiencing gum bleeding problem since a week. I have changed 2 toothbrushes but still having the same problem. Currently using colgate sensitive toothbrush which I found of no use. Kindly suggest me a remedy & a good toothbrush. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am experiencing gum bleeding problem since a week. I have changed 2 toothbrushes but still having the same problem....
If you are having bleeding gums it's most likely you have swelling in your gums and it's primarily when one has calculus / tartar deposits in gums. To cure it you need professional cleaning of teeth by a dentist
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Sir, I have a teeth pain prob. There are many germs and also have swelling. Last 6 month. If any solution please suggest me. Please tell me how to refill teeth which is spoiled by germs. Thanking you.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Sir, I have a teeth pain prob. There are many germs and also have swelling. Last 6 month. If any solution please sugg...
Hi. Tooth pain would go after treatment tooth by root canal and if there is only cavity then it can be treated just by filling.
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Dear doc, I have a friend who has a problem of chronic bad breath for the last few years. He tried his best, but nothing is good to him. He wants to try ayurvedic treatment this time and I am helping him by sending you this message. Lastly, advise us to get the medication with proper names if you prescribe for him and can be easily available at a medical store. I heard some treatment can be done at home but the ingredients are difficult to find and we don't know how to make it properly. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Dear lybrate-user, bad breath from the mouth can be of various reasons, like accumulation of plaque and tartar, decay in teeth, dry mouth, smoking and tobacco chewing, consumption of caffeinated beverages and alcoholic drinks, sore throat, bad digestion. For beginning, go for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use a mouthwash after brushing twice daily. Increase intake of water, and clean tongue regularly. No medicines help in case of bad breath, unless there is a digestive problem. I suggest that you consult me privately on lybrate so that I can prescribe the appropriate mouthwash and gum paints to you.
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Cavity in right gums, having pain, not eating properly. Not feel Friendly with doctors.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Cavity in right gums, having pain, not eating properly. Not feel Friendly with doctors.
Too bad if you don't feel friendly with Drs who intend only to help you if you wish to b tt go to a dentist n get filling done you may require rct and cap.
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Hi I won't drink tea, coffee, non-veg, pickles even I am suffering from mouth ulcers please suggest to overcome mouth ulcer.

BDS
Dentist, Rewa
take vitamin b substitute twice a day for 7 days and apply mucopain gel onto the ulcer prior to eating
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