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Dr. Latha Gururaj

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Bangalore

32 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. Latha Gururaj BDS, MDS Dentist, Bangalore
32 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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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. Latha Gururaj is an experienced Dentist in Jayanagar, Bangalore. She has had many happy patients in her 32 years of journey as a Dentist. She studied and completed BDS, MDS . You can consult Dr. Latha Gururaj at Nadig's Dental and Oral Rehabilitation Center in Jayanagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Latha Gururaj and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - government dental college,Bangalore, - 1985
MDS - goovenment dental college,Bangalore, - 1994
Languages spoken
English
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Federation Of Operative Dentistry of India (FODI)

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Hi, give me solution, mere ek daat me se khoon aata hai, jab mein brush karta hu, or o bahot gandi smell bhi hoty hai, koi medicine ka nam batao jisse o band ho jaye.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Hi, give me solution, mere ek daat  me se khoon aata hai, jab mein  brush karta hu, or o bahot gandi smell bhi hoty h...
Bad breath is associated with periodontal problem. Tooth problem can be either periodontal or carious lesion, here is the solution for both of them isko pyorrhea bolte hain. Wahan khana phasne se aisa hot hai. Isliye yeh problem bnti hai. Smell aati hai. Uska ilaaj krvao. It seems you might be having periodontal problem. C/as pyorrhea. You need to get rid of it. It needs aggressive therapy. You need to make a habit of rinsing your mouth everytime you eat something and brush regularly (once in the morning before meals and once at night after dinner, add a mouthwash for better oral hygiene.
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I am continuously facing mouth ulcers problem. Nearly more than 10 days in a month. What is the remedy for this?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeon, Patna
I am continuously facing mouth ulcers problem. Nearly more than 10 days in a month. What is the remedy for this?
This condition is known as apthus ulcer. Most commonly seen in cases of constipation, stressful condition or some systemic diseases. It is a self limiting condition. But in symptomatic condition antiseptic with local anesthetic solution may improve quality of life.
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My daughter is 11 years old. She is not interested in normal food. Fast food and chocolates are her favourite choice. If we tried to stop her she went to bed with emty stomach. We are in great trouble with her food habits. She is suffering from constipation. Obesity is also the another problem. Her teeth are affected. Sometimes bleeding is found in her gum. What can I do in this regard.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Surat
My daughter is 11 years old. She is not interested in normal food. Fast food and chocolates are her favourite choice....
She needs counselling. If she doesn't agree, you have to be little bit strict. Let her be empty stomach for some hours. Child can not stay empty stomach for a long period of time. She knows that you will make her do whatever she wants, that is why she goes to sleep empty stomach. If you do not change this habit, you will face many diseases in future. Tell her you will give chocolates during lunch and dinner time with the food but frequent snacking should be changed. That's the major reason for having so many troubles.
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Whenever I brush, blood comes from my teeth and there is always pain in my teeth mostly on corner teeth and also always bad smell comes from my mouth. What can I do sir?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Whenever I brush, blood comes from my teeth and there is always pain in my teeth mostly on corner teeth and also alwa...
For bad breath and bleeding, go for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. Also clean your tongue. Gargle forcefully with water after you eat or drink anything. Avoid oilly, spicy n junk foods. Reduce intake of onions garlic and alcohol especially at night. Increase your intake of water. Bad breath can also be due to sour throat, dry mouth, bad digestion, tonsils. For pain in corner teeth, get it x-rayed to determine the cause. It can be due to decay, or gum infection or sensitivity.
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5 Ways You Are Unknowingly Staining Your Teeth

M.D.S-Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
5 Ways You Are Unknowingly Staining Your Teeth

You may often find that no matter how much you brush your teeth or whichever teeth whitener you might use, your teeth still appear stained and your smile still appears dull. There are certain foods, such as coffee, alcohol like red wine, soya sauce etc. which can be considered obvious culprits. However, it is not only the foods that cause staining, several other factors contribute to this as well. Following is a list of 5 things which can stain your teeth sooner than you think.

1. High intake of tea
Research has suggested that tea, be it brewed tea, green tea or iced tea, causes a high level of staining in your teeth; often in levels much higher than coffee. This is because tea contains a high level of tannins and also high amounts of acid, which aid the staining process, and eventually lead to much yellower teeth and long-lasting stains.

2. Drinking high amounts of lemonade
Lemonade is rich in sugars and acids, which effectively lead to wearing down of the enamel and exposing the next layer called the dentin, which itself is yellow in color. This makes the teeth appear yellowish. In cases where the enamel coating on your teeth is thin, the acid erosion takes place quicker; often leading to stained teeth. This condition may often become permanent or semi-permanent, with modes of reversal becoming increasingly difficult.

3. Extended periods of medication-intake
Injuries or illnesses, which lead to taking medications for sustained periods, can negatively affect the flow of blood to the teeth. This may lead to discoloration and staining. Certain medications, such as cough syrups which are rich in sugars can, also result in yellowing of teeth.

4. Swimming for long durations
Swimming for prolonged periods [usually around 6 hours a week in chemically-treated pools, can also lead to the browning of your teeth. This is because, often when you open your mouth and let water in, you allow certain chemicals to enter your mouth which can have adverse reaction on the tooth enamel. This ultimately leads to teeth corrosion and eventual staining.

5. Having excessive sugary drinks
Certain drinks which contain large amounts of synthetic food coloring increase sugar levels and aid the growth of bacteria in your mouth, thus causing tooth decay and discoloration of teeth.
 

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Today I spitted blood from my mouth whill spitting and continued the same for 15 minutes and after that it stopped itself, I am not having gums or throat problem, what could b the reason behind it. Please note that I drink cold drink half an hour after taking neeri (urine cleaner) and after that problem started.

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General Physician, Indore
Please be sure it was the blood, if it is then check for chest problem, single episode is not so dangerous, don't worry, if the symptoms continues then go for test#
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Oral health

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Oral health
Orthodontic treatment:
People have a lot of misconceptions regarding orthodontic / braces treatment.
1. Most commonly I have heard people say if you extract healthy teeth for orthodontic treatment eyesight is affected. Now that is not true. If that was the case then when your teeth decays your eyes should also have the effect. Your teeth are in no ways connected to your eye.
2. Braces weaken your teeth: no braces do not weaken your teeth in fact well aligned teeth are much stronger than crooked teeth because you can clean them better.
3. Braces are meant only for children: that was the early adage. With new technology now braces have become invisible and even adults can get their teeth aligned without the braces being visible outside.
4. Braces can be put only after all permanent teeth have erupted. Not only teeth can be mal aligned but in few cases the jaw bones are also mal aligned. When such is the case visit a orthodontist at a very early age so that we can alter your jaw growth. Once growth ceases you will have to undergo surgery to correct the jaw problem. Ideal age to have your kids shown to an orthodontist is 7 years.
5. Braces do all the job we don't have anything to do. Braces will do their job only if you allow them to. Follow your orthodontist instructions properly and meticulously. Do not break your braces by eating hard food substances. Keep your mouth clean.
Hope these instructions help some of you.
Good day.
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I have a daughter of 2.5 years ,there are yellow spots on her front upper teeth though we used to brush her teeth twice a day.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Well, Kindly improve the brushig , there could be demineralisation, take her to a pedodontist,they might use varnishes or prophylactic fillings
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Hi As my wife has been been advised by dentists to take 3M ceramic self ligating braces. Need to know more about this and cost

MDS (Pediatric Dentist), BDS
Dentist, Mathura
Hi As my wife has been been advised by dentists to take 3M ceramic self ligating braces. Need to know more about this...
For alighting the teeth and aesthetically good these braces and proper work achieve by this. Rate vary.
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Sir Mein apne teeth ko lekar bhaut preshan hun Teeth main se badbu bhi aati Hai or khun bhi aata Hai sab mujh se preshan Hai kabhi kabhi apne aap hi jaad swell ho jati Hai agar aap meri help kijiye

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Sir  Mein apne teeth ko lekar bhaut preshan hun Teeth main se badbu bhi aati Hai or khun bhi aata Hai sab mujh se pre...
Hello lybrate-user aapaka problem etana bhi bada nahi hai ki usake liye aap pareshan ho jaye. Har samsya ka hal hota hai. Waise hi aapako bhi sahi treatment ki jarurat hai. Aapaka teeth se jo badabu aati hai aur khun bhi aata hai, en dono ka ek hi solution hai. Aapako apane daat saf karane padenge jis se aap ke daato aur masudo pe jo gandagi jama hui hai use nikal de.
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I want to extract my wisdom tooth. I have x-ray done. What will be approx cost of this.

Dentist, Delhi
I want to extract my wisdom tooth. I have x-ray done. What will be approx cost of this.
It depends on whether the roots are straight or curved and near trigeminal mandibular nerve. Ranges from 2000 to 10000 rs.
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My teeth is in yellow in colour. I have used many tooth paste but there is no difference. I do not know what to do. Can you please tell me?

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My teeth is in yellow in colour. I have used many tooth paste but there is no difference. I do not know what to do. C...
Yellowish teeth teeth changes its colour as we all age due to dietary habits ie, carbonated drinks contain colours, red wine, few fruit juices (pomegranate, raspberry, cranberry, etc.), tea, coffee, turmeric used for foods sometimes depending on the area you reside the increased amount of iron in your water can also discolour your teeth. Lets understand this better, tooth has a top layer called" enamel" - white layer tooth has the layer beneath this called" dentine"- yellow layer enamel is white- white layer dentine is yellow- yellow layer if you see all the young kids, including you during your younger age will have white teeth. Due to the presence is more of white layer. As we advance with age the teeth change its colour to yellowish. Because the white layer becomes thin and the yellow layer shows from inside. So this is natural and nothing to worry about it. Well apart from this the foods we consume as I mentioned earlier can also stain the teeth which needs professional cleaning by the dentist. But professional cleaning will take away the stain on the surface but not whiten your teeth. Yes there are proceedures like" bleaching, done with caution can whiten your teeth. Please discuss this with your dentist. Caution: please do not use any whitening products for teeth sold online or in shops as they can be more abrasive and acidic making the teeth loose its luster and also make it more yellowish over a period of time also do not try home remedies like baking soda, lime, salt, vinegar as these are highly acidic and abrasive and will make your teeth rough as well as loose the white layer of your teeth more quickly. Please visit your dentist for professional help and discussion I hope I clarified you.
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I am suffering from toothache since last 3 days. What I should for this teeth related problem.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from toothache since last 3 days. What I should for this teeth related problem.
You might have a cavity / or pain in third molar ... kindly get the depth of cavity assessed by dentist or else you can just get an xray done... and then take medications/ treatment accordingly as per situation ..prevailing in your mouth. .
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Hormonal changes in women increase senitivity and may also lead to the occurance of gingivitis.
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There is a gap in my teeth front side. The gap is .5 inch. Is there any treatment for it with out changing original teeth.

MDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
There is a gap in my teeth front side. The gap is .5 inch. Is there any treatment for it with out changing original t...
Yes depending on the amount of gap and reason why d gap is developed one can plan for your problem. So you visit a dentist to seek treatment.
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MDS
Dentist, Surguja
To prevent the birth of cavities in your teeth, avoid consuming acidic drinks or food as they soften the tooth material which causes the dissolution of the minerals into the tooth enamel.
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Sir, daant dard or daant se khun(blood) aata h brush Karne par iska upay bataiye?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir, daant dard or daant se khun(blood) aata h brush Karne par iska upay bataiye?
Hi, there are various reasons for bleeding gums like poor oral hygiene, vitamin deficiency, physical injury to gums, hormonal changes, medications etc. You have to visit a dentist for professional cleaning and check-up to know the exact cause and solution of your problem. Without checking you clinically we can't suggest you anything. Regards
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My 11 years daughter defined an apical root cyst noted in right maxilla. Doctors of AMC advised to do RCT of 4 teeth. Now i want to know if i take her to chennai apollo, approximately how many days it will be take for the treatment and approx. Cost for it.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Go for it .It takes 3 visit maximum. Approximately 15 days. First visit .On day 1.Root canal Second visit on day 7.Root canal filling and surgery Third visit .Day 15.Suture removal
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Sir, I taken tobacco mix pan masala since last 18 years. App last 8 year my mouth open only one finger. At presently last 6 month I withdrawn all drug's. Any suggest pl reply.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Sir, I taken tobacco mix pan masala since last 18 years. App last 8 year my mouth open only one finger. At presently ...
Hi lybrate-user, it is good that you have quit tobacco pan masala. It is likely that you have a condition called as osmf (oral submucous fibrosis), wherein, there are reddish lesions on the inside the cheeks, and mouth-opening becomes extremely limited due to decreased elasticity of tissues in the mouth. Although you have quit tobacco, it will take some time for your mouth opening to get normal; and you will be required to do some mouth exercises. In many cases, medicines need to be injected directly into the lesions (intra-lesional injections), which brings about quick improvement. I suggest that you consult me privately on lybrate. In private consultation, you will be able to show the pictures of your lesions to me, and I will be in a better position to solve your query. I will also be able to guide you on how to perform mouth exercises on video consultation. Take care.
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Hello. I am a teenager and I have a problem regarding my jaw bone. My jaw bones are much protruding outwards and it looks awkward. Also I have noticed that my left jawbone is more protruded outwards than the other one. It looks very awkward to me. Wht can I do to get rid of it. Plzz help me.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello. I am a teenager and I have a problem regarding my jaw bone. My jaw bones are much protruding outwards and it l...
you need orthodontic treatment. wire and braces it is long treatment can take around 2 years in your case
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