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Dr. Laxmi

Dentist, Bangalore

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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Laxmi is a popular Dentist in Richmond Town, Bangalore. You can visit her at Dental Affairs in Richmond Town, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Laxmi on Lybrate.com.

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Is there any home ready for treatment of wisdom teeth pain?

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No, wisdom tooth usually erupt by 18-23 but in case if its showing in xray that its not going to erupt then its better to get it extracted.

Doctor sir/madam my teeth is yellow inside the mouth, because of not having brush regularly in early age about to 15 years. Now I am 24 years old. Which toothpaste should I use? what should I do now? thanks rohit.

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Doctor sir/madam my teeth is yellow inside the mouth, because of not having brush regularly in early age about to 15 ...
You should require scaling ( cleaning ) for your teeth n for yellowish teeth u should require bleaching... N now do brush twice a day...n use mouthwash also n less use of carbohydrate food so its keep away from dental caries...you can use glizer tooth paste for your teeth

Home Remedy for Whitening Your Teeth

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Using baking soda as a home remedy for whitening your teeth is helpful, but do not use harshly as it acts as an abrasive it will abrade your enamel layer exposing dentinal tubles making them sensitive.
Use baking soda but once in a week, it helps in removing stains but just avoid applying it harshly.
Home Remedy for Whitening Your Teeth

My questions is. My right side teeth root canal in process. So which cap is better for teeth. Metal or ceramic?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
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My questions is. My right side teeth root canal in process. So which cap is better for teeth. Metal or ceramic?
Hi, metal caps are stronger than the porcelain or ceramic tooth but colour of ceramic tooth is more aesthetic. If you had rct in back molars you can opt for metals. But these days toth coloured aesthetic material caps are preferred.

Hi, I have pain in my teeth. Please advise. What I do?

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Hi, I have pain in my teeth. Please advise. What I do?
Cap bnc one a day local application of metrogyl gel suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water take fibrous food.

Tips for preventing tooth cavities

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Soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices should be consumed in a limited quantity because they are acidic in nature. Acidic food or drinks often soften the tooth material which leads to the dissolution of minerals into the tooth enamel, resulting in cavities (holes).
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Mera muh nahi khulta hai gutkhe ke karan.Kya karu?

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Quit habits. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person too. 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.

My face has become dull due blackheads I used many cosmetic but it still appear. I do not know why I feel tired up every day my eyes get tired my teeth. I know what to do please tell what to do?

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My face has become dull due blackheads I used many cosmetic but it still appear. I do not know why I feel tired up ev...
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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I'm 45 years old, I'm having problem of my teeth. My teeth is very damage. Dentists told me to do root canals of all teeth and fix cap of synthics. Also told me your teeth in hinder. Gis gaye hi, due to that my young become very sensitive its very burn when I'm taking food hot cold or spicy. Even after taking food my young color become Change may be it red or some dark color. Pls advice me.

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I'm 45 years old, I'm having problem of my teeth. My teeth is very damage. Dentists told me to do root canals of all ...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.

I have a problem of bleeding from my teeth time to time, and feelings a pain also. What is the solution of it? Please suggest me.

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I have a problem of bleeding from my teeth time to time, and feelings a pain also. What is the solution of it? Please...
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. Maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly.

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Dental infection should be treated as soon as possible to ward off complication.
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BDS, PGDFO
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Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease which occurs because of the inflammation of the gums. It can easily be reversed with daily brushing and flossing and getting dental cleaning done regularly.

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When selecting a toothbrush, look for one with a small head and a handle that's comfortable to grip..WE recommend you should replace your toothbrush every three months
To be contd...
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Hello, Every morning and during sleeping my mouth was full with water and as well that water was coming continuous until I brushed. Why this happen and how does it cure?

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Brush your teeth properly before going to bed everyday. After anything you eat, clean wash mouth cavity with plain water well. No food particle should be stuck in mouth. If you this daily, you won't get the complaint.
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Oral Health Tip

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Replace your old tooth brush with a new one after every three to four months.
Oral Health Tip
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I have joint pain at mouth open and close what should I do?

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I have joint pain at mouth open and close what should I do?
Get your tmj examined may be it's due to some problems in disc space of tmj or in disc itself. Get a t scan done for checking your bite.
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I am suffering from a disease. I am not able to swallow anything, even my saliva I am not able to swallow. It's paining a lot while swallowing anything.

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I am suffering from a disease. I am not able to swallow anything, even my saliva I am not able to swallow. It's paini...
It appears you might have a tonsil infection. A pinch of salt put in lukewarm glass of water, gargle with the same thrive a day. I hope this helps. Kindly recommend you to meet a doctor soon if this doesn't help.
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I have a bad smell while sneezing and also my saliva is having a bad smell. Is there any medicine for clearing this.

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I have a bad smell while sneezing and also my saliva is having a bad smell. Is there any medicine for clearing this.
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.

Extraction Is It the End or Beginning of a Dental Problems?

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Removal of teeth is gradually not the first option for a lot of dental issues. However, a large number of dental infections and other causes end in extraction. The front teeth, because of their visibility, are more likely to be replaced. The back teeth often go un-replaced, though they play a higher role in terms of food digestion and function. In many patients, reasons for impaired bite and crooked tooth are traced back to failure to replace a removed tooth.

Let us look at the some of the issues as a result of not replacing a missing tooth.

1. Reduced chewing/digestive efficiency: the back teeth play a significant role in chewing the food and contributing to the initial stage of digestion. The salivary enzymes play a significant role in digestion when the food is chewed and removal of back teeth tends to make people swallow food faster than if good amount of chewing were to happen. Studies show that loss of each posterior tooth (molars especially) reduces tooth efficiency by 10%.

2. Malocclusion: a malocclusion happens due to the empty space created, into which 3 teeth are trying to move. The tooth before and after the empty space tend to slowly tilt towards the empty space in between. Also, the opposing upper or lower tooth supra erupts into this space. Each tooth plays a critical role in maintaining the adjacent and opposing tooth in place, which is lost when a tooth is not replaced after removal.

3. Bone loss: the tooth also is essential for maintaining healthy bone, and if not replaced, it can lead to accelerated loss of alveolar bone. Good bone support is very essential for construction of dentures, especially in old age, when complete dentures which are almost always removable need to be done. This is true especially in the lower teeth, where denture retention is a big challenge.

4. Extra pressure on other teeth: not replacing a tooth puts additional pressure on the remaining teeth, leading to accelerated bone loss and wearing off of the enamel.

5. Esthetics: there will be a sinking in of the face when back teeth are not replaced, leading to a puckering.

So, the next time, tooth loss is inevitable, ensure you plan how to replace it in the earliest possible time period. The more it is delayed, the more difficult it is to replace it and the more expensive it will turn out for the patient. Fixed dentures or removable dentures can be the options, depending on age, food habits, finances, etc. Implants also could be another option, which is the new-age solution for replacing teeth. A detailed discussion with your dentist, ahead of removal will help you plan better.
Extraction Is It the End or Beginning of a Dental Problems?
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EI am 26 years old male. My question is how long after a tooth extraction before eating and drinking?

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EI am 26 years old male. My question is how long after a tooth extraction before eating and drinking?
Hi lybrate-user, you need to be on soft, cold n bland diet for 24 hours atleast, avoid smoking, eat curd rice sort of foods and for rest ask your dentist who extracted your tooth as he would know the extent of precautions you need to take.
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