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Dr. Lakshmi

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Lakshmi Dentist, Bangalore
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Lakshmi is one of the best Dentists in Jayanagar, Bangalore. She is currently practising at Smile Architect Invisible Braces Center. in Jayanagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Lakshmi on Lybrate.com.

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The pain in my lower jaw is pulsating and I am feeling a bad taste and that part of my jaw has turned black.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
The pain in my lower jaw is pulsating and  I am feeling a bad taste and that part of my jaw has turned black.
You need urgent attention by oral surgeon to diagnosis and treatment of jaw condition. Please visit at the earliest to avoid complications.
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Is soda and limbu acts as a good teeth whitener? and is it safe for the teeth which is of artificial cap?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Is soda and limbu acts as a good teeth whitener? and is it safe for the teeth which is of artificial cap?
Soda and lime sometime act as a good teeth cleaner and whitener but excess of every thing is bad so be careful.
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Sir my sister age is 13 her teeth r yellow but dentist say it was not clean by rubbing only cap cover krna pade ga so koi ayurvedic method hai teeth ko saaf karne ka.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Sir my sister age is 13 her teeth r yellow but dentist say it was not clean by rubbing only cap cover krna pade ga so...
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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My front 4 teeth of upper jaw are slanted upwards. I can't smile freely. It's very embarrassing. I also want to have good smile like others. But I don't want to use braces to correct it. Please suggest me any other alternative to get rid from it.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My front 4 teeth of upper jaw are slanted upwards. I can't smile freely. It's very embarrassing. I also want to have ...
braces are the best solution. otherwise you can if slanting is not much, go for composite ot ceramic veneers with or without rct. if slanting is much, than removal n replacement of the same with bridging or implants can be done. both of this will damage your natural teeth. do better to go for braces.
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I am having toothache in my mouth please suggest me medicine for permanent relief and relax ful sleep because of this I can not sleep.please help

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
I am having toothache in my mouth please suggest me medicine for permanent relief and relax ful sleep because of this...
Tooth ache permanent relief is only from treating the problem. Medicine will only give temporary relief. Filling rootcanal treatment or even tooth removal can give you permenant relief for that problem.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Dental Treatment is NOT expensive YOUR NEGLIGENCE is!
Take Care of your teeth!
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Hi. I have undergone route canal treatment for one my tooth. Wanted to know is waring tooth cap is mandatory? or is it fine without cap.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Cap is not mandatory in all cases. If your tooth can be restored by normal filling only, you dont require cap. If tooth is badly decayed and not in state of filling, you require a cap for extra strength.
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Smile Designing - 6 Techniques to Give You That Perfect Smile

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Smile Designing - 6 Techniques to Give You That Perfect Smile

Smile designing or smile makeover is the cosmetic process of improving the appearance of one’s smile. Since smile is the most commonly used way to communicate non-verbally, it is of utmost importance to have a winning smile that exudes confidence; this cosmetic procedure helps give you just that. Many people don’t have good smile, they might be too conscious about their teeth or worry about the fine lines on their faces. Smile designing helps one to alter their as per what they desire.

Techniques used by a cosmetic dentist to enhance or correct their patient’s smile:

1. Whitening: This procedure is used for people who have yellow or discolored teeth. The cosmetic dentist makes a chemical mixture containing peroxide and then the concoction is applied on the teeth for the discoloration to fade away. 2 to 3 sittings can give you satisfactory results.

2. Bonding: This procedure is performed on people who want to fix teeth that are broken or chipped. The dentist usually applies an acrylic material on the tooth that can be shaped and contoured to fit perfectly on the chipped tooth.

3. Enamel shaping: The dentist removes very little amount of enamel (tooth’s outer layer) to re-shape the tooth, if excess enamel makes the smile look uneven and odd.

4. Crowns and bridgework: This procedure replaces any missing tooth. Prosthetic tooth or teeth are made to help match your real teeth so that it doesn’t look superficial or out of place.

5. Gum contouring: You might also have uneven gums, which don’t complement your face and teeth. In such a case, gum contouring shapes your gums to help you achieve that perfect smile.

6. Veneers: The frontal portion of the teeth is fixed by applying a thin layer of porcelain like material on it. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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My teeth starts destroying at the age of 14. I use many types of pastes what can I do.

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
My teeth starts destroying at the age of 14. I use many types of pastes what can I do.
Good evening nitin thanks for the query as you said your teeth are not in good shape though you have used different types of paste. Dear paste is just adjunct for brushing mainly it depends upon how you brush your teeth. I advice you to visit your nearby dentist and ask him regarding brushing technique. That will definitely help in resolving your problem. Regards
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I am a 22 years old male. I am suffering from severe bad breath problem. I also consulted dentist twice. Please prescribe me some medicines for it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 22 years old male. I am suffering from severe bad breath problem. I also consulted dentist twice. Please presc...
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too.
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I have problem with my tooth, whenever I have a cold water I feel pain in my tooth.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have problem with my tooth, whenever I have a cold water I feel pain in my tooth.
Dear lybrate-user, your teeth have become sensitive to cold food-stuff and water. Sensitivity may occur due to a variety of causes, the most common being: 1. Brushing your teeth too hard 2. Gum diseases 3. Dental cavity if you are applying too much pressure while brushing, it is likely to lead to a condition called as attrition, wherein the the outermost tough layer of the teeth (enamel) begins to wear, exposing the underlying structures that are more sensitive to cold stuff. If that is the case, you need to use a soft brush and put minimal pressure on your teeth while brushing. Also, you must switch to an anti-sensitivity toothpaste which will help reduce your problem to a considerable extent. In case you have an inadequately maintained oral hygiene, is likely that you may have developed a gum problem, which is manifesting as sensitivity. For that, you would be required to get a thorough professional cleaning/scaling done from a dentist. It will solve your problem. Besides the above, dental cavities also cause abnormal sensations to cold water. You will have to get it checked from a dentist, and if such a cavity is present, it may require a filling. Hope that helps.
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I have done first step of rct But the pain still there. Is there any medicine? Can't tolerate pain.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have done first step of rct But the pain still there. Is there any medicine? Can't tolerate pain.
Your pain will go away completely once RCT is done properly. Make sure your dentist finishes the treatment with cap. You can temporarily take pain killer that suits you.
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Hello there, I have Mouth ulcer problem which arises time to time. Please help me to get rid off this problem. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello there, I have Mouth ulcer problem which arises time to time. Please help me to get rid off this problem.
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There are many reasons for ulcers for ex:- stress ulcer, drug allergy, systemic disease, multi-vitamin deficiency, stomach upset etc. I suggest you visit a dentist to find the etiology of ulcer for proper treatment.
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I'm 26 male working in sbi. I knw its already late but I want to get my teeth braced. But the problem is I can not wear normal brace on my teeth as I deal with so much public everyday and others can see it. So please suggest me a solution and I can afford a bit expensive treatment too.

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Dentist,
I'm 26 male working in sbi. I knw its already late but I want to get my teeth braced. But the problem is I can not we...
Hello lybrate-user, good news is age is not a bar for orthodontic treatment, I totally understand your concern, we have an option of treating our patients with invisalign (aligner) nowadays. Which is totally transparent and invisible you can carry out your day to day life without any discomfort. When the aligners are installed for the first time you may feel little discomfort since it applies pressure on your teeth but you will be alright in few hours. Finally the greatest advantage is you can see your post treatment results even before starting your treatment.
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Mg friend is 20 years old. Mawa khane ki wajah se uska muh puri tarah se nahi kulta pahele muh me 4 finger chali jati thi aur ab to 2 ungli jitna hi kulta hai wo kya kare ki muh pura khul sake? koi upay btaye?

BDS
Dentist, Amravati
Sabse pahle mawa khana chod de yahi ek upay hai. Roj hari sabji khaye tomato khaye. Aur mouth exercise kare.
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I am 20 years old male and I am having severe toothache for last 1 week.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
I am 20 years old male and I am having severe toothache for last 1 week.
You have cavity with pulp infection. You may need to go for rct. Get an x-ray done to know about the extent of the cavity. For temporary relief from pain you can take ketorol dt 2 tabs dissolved in half cup of water. Or ibuprofen after meal.
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My teeth is out of my mouth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
You need orthodontic treatment for the correction. Sooner you start with the treatment, faster will be the outcome.
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I am a 21 year old boy. I have two queries: 1. When will my wisdom teeth erupt? 2. Out of 28 teeth, one tooth has been removed due to germs. Now again one of my teeth got affected by germs. How can I prohibit the further spreading of germs and save my teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am a 21 year old boy. I have two queries: 1. When will my wisdom teeth erupt? 2. Out of 28 teeth, one tooth has bee...
Need not worry about eruption of your wisdom tooth. I usually erupts between 18 to 25 provided it is oriented such that it can erupt. Get other tooth treated by a dentist. Extraction is the last resort.
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I have a leg pain what I do doctor and I have a teeth pain also doctor what I do doctor.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have a leg pain what I do doctor and I have a teeth pain also doctor what I do doctor.
Hi lybrate-user, the toothache you are suffering from may be due to any of the following causes 1. Cavity/tooth decay 2. Tooth fracture/broken tooth 3. An improper filling 4. Gum disease the most common cause is a cavity or tooth decay, which usually requires a root canal treatment (rct). The same treatment applies to a tooth fracture as well. In case of a damaged filling, there may be two possibilities: either the filling can be removed and replaced with a new one after applying a soothing base material; or if the damaged filling is placed deep near the nerves of the tooth, it may require an rct. Infected gums usually are treated with deep cleaning/scaling after which there is permanent relief from pain. I suggest that that you consult me privately on lybrate, so that I can provide more specific answers. You will be able to send across images of your aching tooth/teeth, and looking at them will help me be in a better position to solve your problem.
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