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Dr. Lokesh Kenkere

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Lokesh Kenkere Dentist, Bangalore
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Lokesh Kenkere is a popular Dentist in Vittal Mallya Road, Bangalore. He is currently practising at Dr. Kenkere Dental & Implant Centre in Vittal Mallya Road, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Lokesh Kenkere on Lybrate.com.

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Bruxism and Its Treatment

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Bruxism and Its Treatment

Occasional teeth clenching is fairly common disorder among adults and children throughout the world. But if the teeth grinding occurs repeatedly, it can cause significant damage to your teeth or gums (with chances of potential tooth loss) and overall dental hygiene. Furthermore, recurrent episodes of bruxism might cause other serious complications such as severe headaches, facial pain or disorders in the temporomandibular joints (located in the forepart of the ear).

According to recent studies, 15-33% of children tend to grind their teeth while they develop their first few pairs and generally stop with the gradual development of adult teeth. In adults, this disorder might occur as an involuntary response, completely unbeknownst to the concerned individual.

Causes-

The most likely causes of bruxism are as follows:

  1. According to the doctors, in 70% of the adults, repressed stress or anxiety might result in teeth grinding while you are sleeping.

  2. Bruxism might also occur as a result of excessive consumption of alcohol, caffeine, sleeping pills, tobacco, and selected anti-depressants.

  3. Bruxism might also occur due to depression and the sheer competitive nature in certain individuals.

  4. Bruxism might also occur due to a serious disorder such as Parkinson ’s disease.

  5. Bruxism might also occur as an axillary of other sleep related disorders such as excessive snoring, sleep apnoea, etc.

  6. If you have an irregular structural alignment among the upper and lower sets of teeth, Bruxism is more likely to occur.

  7. In children, Bruxism might occur as a response from to pain in the ear or tooth.

Treatments-

The following treatments can be implemented to treat permanent instances of bruxism:

  1. If it is caused by severe stress and anxiety, stress management therapies can be very useful to prevent Bruxism.

  2. If you have a habit of grinding your teeth while you are asleep, you can consult your doctor to provide you with mouth guards.

  3. Regulated consumption of alcohol, tobacco might help prevent Bruxism if it is caused by a side effect of either one of them. Likewise, if the disorder occurs due to a side effect of antidepressants or any other psychiatric medications, you must consult your doctor to change the particular medication.

  4. You can also opt for Dental correction procedures like night guard if the reason of the disorder is the misalignment of the upper and lower teeth or other related dental complications. A custom fit night guard will not only safeguard your comfort, but improve the quality of your smile as well.

  5. Although medications are not common, muscle relaxants (for a certain period of time) or Botox injections are prescribed by doctors when the patient does not respond to other forms of treatments. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.

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Dr. I think I have geographic thong continue 5 months. What is the reasons of geographic thing and please tell it is medicine.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dr. I think I have geographic thong continue 5 months. What is the reasons of geographic thing and please tell it is ...
You are having geographic tongue geographic tongue is the name of a condition that gets its name from its map-like appearance on the upper surface and sides of the tongue. It may occur in other areas of your mouth, as well. You must understand and will be relieved to know that geographic tongue is a harmless, benign condition that isn't linked to any infection. Two other names for geographic tongue are benign migratory glossitis and erythema migrans. However, it tends to affect middle-aged or older adults more often. It appears to be more common in women than in men. Kindly visit dental surgeon for check up and treatment.
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I have tooth pain about 3 days while rtc already done. Bt tooth pain is regular, taking pain killer to give relief for some hours bt after some time too much pain feeling in last tooth.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have tooth pain about 3 days while rtc already done. Bt tooth pain is regular, taking pain killer to give relief fo...
Hello, your case appears to be that of a failed root canal treatment (rct). Ideally, in an rct-treated tooth, there is no vital tissue or nerve that can cause pain. However, in your case, it seems as if the procedure was not done properly. Taking pain killers will only provide transient relief. Most likely, you will be required to undergo a re-rct to get permanent riddance from this problem. Before initiating the re-rct, however, you will be required to take a 3-day course of medication.
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MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Akola
Use a toothbrush which is narrow at front, so that it reaches the last tooth. Brush twice daily. Keep smiling :-)
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I am 25 old I am suffering mouth ulcer on month on month for 7 to 10 days in a month. Please give me any solution.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You can go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same.
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My tongue is getting harder which is causing difficulty in speaking due to eating of gutka .but know I have stopped that habit .so will be my tongue become normal again.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
You might be suffering from oral submucous fibrosis. Get treated with multivitamin supplements and lycopene extracts also. Visit a dentist or oral medicine and radiologist specialist who will give intraoral injections also following therapy may be administered under guidance- 0.5 ml intralesional injection of Hyaluronidase 1500 IU and 0.5 ml of injection Hydrocortisone acetate 25 mg/ml in each buccal mucosa once a week alternatively for 4 weeks or more as per condition.
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I had lost my front half of 2 teeth. The incident happens 7 years ago. I had not consults any dental specialist. The teeth not discolored. There is no pain teeth. I had no about its decay or root canal infection. Vaneer treatment or root canel treatment, which treatment can I do? please help.

Dentist, Mumbai
You might have to get root canal treatment. Composite or bridge can be done depending on the severity of trauma. I would suggest you visit a dentist. If you have any queries, please feel free to consult.
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Boy 2 years old. What is the pathology in his teeth. this problem is since when teeth started coming. Its painful and he is aggravated while eating and aml by rubbing his teeth when his mom rubs his teeth Today he was eating papaya and uska ek teeth toot gya that is uska ye milk teeth h and so early why is it so and what is the cause he is also suffering from convulsive attack. When attack comes he close his hand tightly and teeth locked and dyspnoea is seen. After attack he is prostrated and sleeps . Attack occurs with any kind of loud noise Please guide.

PG DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL RESEARCH, BDS, PG Diploma in Hospital and Healthcare
Dentist, Varanasi
Boy 2 years old. What is the pathology in his teeth. this problem is since when teeth started coming.
Its painful and...
attack does not occur due to loud noise it is due to some phycological fear in kids which will be recovered with progression of age. no milk tooth should be removed before the age of 6 take periodontist advice on that if required go for interceptive orthodontics
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My friend is undergoing the root canal treatment. Just after the filling he complained of severe pain. Painkiller isn't able to cure the pain. What to do? Any home remedy? He is 21, male.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My friend is undergoing the root canal treatment.
Just after the filling he complained of severe pain.
Painkiller isn...
Hello, visit the dentist and clarify your problem. If there are any remnants left behind or infection to roots the dentist will clean it.
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Hi sir, I m a 44 year old female and I am suffering from teeth chattering. Sometimes it become so severe that it leads to intense headache. Please suggest some remedy

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
There are night guard appliances available. But the main reason for your problem is mental stress. Please consult your dentist and if required, go though a counselling session.
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I have pain in my teeth and consulted doctor and he has examined the same and suggested to go for RCT followed by capping. Price quoted was 4500 plus 5000 for capping separately. Please advice if the rates are genuine. Thanks ,

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
I have pain in my teeth and consulted doctor and he has examined the same and suggested to go for RCT followed by cap...
Fees are genuine. It all depends on quality of material, instruments and technology used furthermore, experience and expertise and knowledge of the dental surgeon do matter for successful dental treatment.
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I am 19 years old a boy and I am suffering from sensitivity in my tooth. I can't even drink a glass of cold water. What can I do?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am 19 years old a boy and I am suffering from sensitivity in my tooth. I can't even drink a glass of cold water. Wh...
Please visit a dentist because with proper oral and radiographic findings we can determine whether the sensitivity is caused by carious tooth or not. If there is no dental decay found you can use any of the desensitizing toothpaste available in the market.
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Please describe the best medicine to create saliva I was having 36 radiotheropy n now i am unable to eat food Please describe something better

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Dear, No one prescribe you a medicine without examining your condition. You better visit a dentist. Don,t rely on over the counter drugs.
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Hi, I have small patch of leukoplakia left cheek due to dip tobacco. I quit dip tobacco before 2 -1/2 years. But always feeling burning sensation in mouth. Already biopsy doing but negative. Not open mouth full. Only 1.8 cm opening. I advised by dentist surgeon he said kenokart. Onitmeny apply and take fibro tab two times. Please advised me what I do for mouth p Opening and small white patch. Thank you.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi, I have  small patch of leukoplakia left cheek due to dip tobacco. I quit dip tobacco before 2 -1/2 years. But alw...
Quit habits strictly. Various treatment modalities for oral leukoplakia have been reported, but there is currently no consensus on the most appropriate treatment The treatment modalities include change of lifestyle factors such as tobacco and alcohol intake, Medication with retinoids or antimycotics, 13-cis-retenoic acid, carotenoids, Vitamin C, E, Natural agents (green tea) & Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents Surgical excision, Cryosurgery, Laser evaporation or laser excision.
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I have teeth problem from my childhood there is bood in mouth when I wake in morning my teeth is irregular and when I take any antibiotic medicine it stop for some time also yellow teeth & smelling problem.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have teeth problem from my childhood there is bood in mouth when I wake in morning my teeth is irregular and when I...
U may req orthodontic tt to straighten teeth, get scaling done use hexidine mouth wash drink plenty of water.
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Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration

BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
One of the best dental flosses available in the market, the single filament (PTFE) floss is highly flexible as it slides easily between the teeth. A bit on the expensive side, this floss is resistant to shredding and enters even the teeth with tight spaces in between. It works brilliantly in removing plaque and debris from the teeth.
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Am suffering from mouth ulcer. What medicine is better for fast relief from mouth ulcer.

BDS
Dentist, Kapurthala
Am suffering from mouth ulcer. What medicine is better for fast relief from mouth ulcer.
Dear user, start taking vitamin b complex in combination with vitamin c tablets daily for quick relief.In addition do not consume spicy and hot food and start consuming atleast 9-11 glasses of water daily. You can use glycerine on ulcers for a temporary submission of pain.
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Does taking chewing gum (orbit) daily create any health problems? And does it reduce the sperm count. I asked coz I heard some of my friends saying so? And does orbit makes teeth white?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Does taking chewing gum (orbit) daily create any health problems? And does it reduce the sperm count. I asked coz I h...
A big no. Chewing gums can only help you in increasing the quantity of saliva in your mouth nothing else. Other things you mentioned are rumours.
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