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Dr. Manjunath is one of the best Dentists in Old Airport Road, Bangalore. You can visit him at Meenaakshi's Dental Clinic in Old Airport Road, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Manjunath on Lybrate.com.

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Sir/Madam, I have a swollen gum. For that, I wash my mouth with a lukewarm water added with salt for twice a day after brushing my teeth with a soft bristle brush. Do you think is that enough, or do you prefer any other home remedies? (I didn't feel pain at normal times. There is no bleeding. But while taking any hard type food, I feel little pain. I feel a small hole at the joining point of gum and teeth)

BDS, MDS - Periodontics, Ph.D.
Dentist, Pune
Sir/Madam, I have a swollen gum. For that, I wash my mouth with a lukewarm water added with salt for twice a day afte...
Swollen gums are because of plaque and calculus beneath your gums, normal brushing and rinsing your teeth won't help cure this problem. Get your teeth cleaned by a periodontist. Cleaning along with root planing has to be done. Then continue with salt water rinses.
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Hello doctor I am arpan I am 28 year old boy I have black teeth last month what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Hello doctor I am arpan I am 28 year old boy I have black teeth last month what should I do.
Visit your dentist. Without clinical examination no treatment plan can b made blackening can b bcoz of decay or deposits on teeth.
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
When the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed, septic or lifeless, one needs to go through the root canal treatment.

I am a 30 year old male & I have 2 problem wright now 1. Bad smell is coming from my mouth. 2. Hydraucil without surgery, is there any natural treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
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.
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Hi doctor, I am having a black mark under my teeth I don't have any habit of using tobacco or any other. But still there is a black or brown stains in my teeth. I tried changing the brush and tooth paste but nothing worked out so please help me to rectify this problem. Thank you!

BDS, PG diploma In Smile Designing and Esthectics
Dentist, Thane
The black marks may b due two reasons largely. Either due to prolonged use of chlorhexidine mouthwashes or bacterial stains which is due to inherent colour of residual bacteria in ur mouth. Stop mouthwash if u r using ny or get scaling and polishing done to get rid of the stains
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How Breathing Through the Mouth Affects Oral Health in Children

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
How Breathing Through the Mouth Affects Oral Health in Children

Mouth breathing in children is very common and while a kid with open mouth might seem cute, it is not always the case. The parents need to be made aware that a child breathing through the mouth all the time is not normal and it is high time they find a way to manage it.

A little understanding of the effects of the mouth breathing habit on the child's health in general and oral health in particular can be an eye-opener for the parent. For an educated person, there are obvious symptoms, which indicate that the child is a mouth-breather.

These symptoms include:

  1. Dryness of the lips
  2. Crowding of the front teeth
  3. Snoring
  4. Sleeping with the mouth open
  5. Recurrent infections of the airways including sinusitis and middle ear infections
  6. Bad breath

Common causes include:

  1. Chronic nasal obstruction/congestion because of which the child is not able to get enough oxygen through the nose.
  2. Enlarged tonsils or adenoids
  3. Thumb or finger-sucking habit
  4. Recurrent respiratory infections

Effects of mouth breathing on oral health:

Mouth breathing may seem like a harmless habit, but has serious effects on the oral and dental health of the child. Some of them are discussed below.

  1. Dry mouth: A constantly open mouth can lead to drying up of the saliva. This in turn leads to reduced effects of saliva including the flushing effect on the bacteria and the food deposits. This leads to increased chances of tooth decay and gum diseases.
  2. Tooth decay: With reduced saliva, the pH remains acidic for a longer period of time, leading to increased chances of tooth decay.
  3. Gum diseases: Reduced amounts of saliva also leads to increased gum disease and periodontal disease as the bacteria are not removed and have a conducive environment to act upon.
  4. Facial development: A mouth breathing child maintains a different posture than a nose breather. This leads to a narrow and long face, flattened nose, smaller nostrils, reduced facial tone, thin upper lip, pouty upper lip, and a small lower jaw.
  5. Speech: An open mouth causes the tongue to thrust into the palate when talking. This leads to altered pronunciation of some sounds; especially and can cause lisping.
  6. Braces: Mouth breathing causes multiple challenges including prolonged treatment period, inability to close the gaps, reduced stability of the realigned teeth, and increased chances of relapse. The added complication of increased gum disease and tooth decay makes it worse. The habit needs to be corrected first before going in for braces.

If that sounds like a long list, they are not all inclusive. Early intervention in the habit can correct and negate all these effects. Talk to your dentist to know how to help your mouth breathing child.

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Hai sir. Good afternoon. I am 29 years old. My teeth all are yellow colour. Cleaning with in 6 months with dentist. But no difference. What type of treatment I want? How much for treatment?

BDS,MIDA
Dentist, Rewa
Hai sir. Good afternoon.
I am 29 years old.
My teeth all are yellow colour.
Cleaning with in 6 months with dentist. B...
If you want to whiten your teeth then go for bleaching and its cost vary from clinic to clinic as I cost 10000 bucks for bleaching.
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I dnt eat chocolates, sweets much, out of 31 tooth 18 tooth has cavities. My dentist has done cement filling many times bt still I observe cavities for every 8 months or more. I brush my teeth twice a dady n evn use mouth wash, still I suffer from cavities. How can I avoid them and make my teeth stronger and healthier?

BDS
Dentist, Dhanbad
I dnt eat chocolates, sweets much, out of 31 tooth 18 tooth has cavities. My dentist has done cement filling many tim...
Basically U may be suffering from tooth malformation in which your enamel has not formed properly. In such case brushing regularly and having a balanced diet will help. Also get a fluoride treatment done. This may help in reducing the cavity formation. Also if there is lot of tooth destruction go for crowns.
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I am 29ye old female. My gums sometimes bleed while brushing my teeth. Kindly suggest something.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am 29ye old female. My gums sometimes bleed while brushing my teeth. Kindly suggest something.
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine Kreosotum 30 ( 4 drops in little water) thrice a day for 2 days and update.
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My baby is 20 months , she has layer deposit on teeth, what should I do, can I go for brushing.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
My baby is 20 months , she has layer deposit on teeth, what should I do, can I go for brushing.
Definately. You should start brushing your baby's teeth. Do it without toothpaste until she learns to spitt. There are lot many types of soft bristle tooth brushes available in the market. Also make this habit of cleaning the tongue also.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
To lessen the degree of pain or soreness in the mouth during the orthodontic treatment, you can gargle with 8 ounces of lukewarm water with one teaspoonful of salt dissolved in it. Swish it around your mouth and then spit it out. It will dull the pain and provide relief.
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25 days back scaling was done and My dentist advised application of Zingisol. I am doing. But after 25 days, there seems little bleeding in mouth when I get up in morning. Kindly suggest.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kanpur
25 days back scaling was done and My dentist advised application of Zingisol. I am doing. But after 25 days, there se...
Your preventive methods need to review and also consult dentist about how to brush. Brushing twice a day and flossing before sleeping may be helpful.
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I am 38 year old having toothache in the wisdom teeth for last week. And also there is severe pain on chewing the food. Also there is sensitivity to hot stuff. Would you suggest some treatment.

MDS , BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am 38 year old having toothache in the wisdom teeth for last week. And also there is severe pain on chewing the foo...
Hi rinse your mouth with salt warm water after every meal and you might have to get the wisdom teeth out.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado.
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I am 40 years old, please suggest if should go for a permanent implant or any other options, i met with an accident and lost 5 teeth above and 5 below

BDS
Dentist, Kanchipuram
Kindly go for implants if you can afford.(If the bone conditions are good & No systemic complications like diabetes & Anemia) It is very safe to put implants nowadays. Visit a dentist immediately. Regards Jai
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I am a 38 year old man. I have a tootache for the last 1 year. What should I do ? Thanks.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am a 38 year old man. I have a tootache for the last 1 year. What should I do ? Thanks.
Go to a dental clinic for through check up to rule out the cause of pain. You may have gum disease or fracture in the tooth. X-ray will help to get the right diagnosis.
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I want suggestion from dentist. My molar teeth is broken down and a empty space is occurred. What could I have to do. Is there further complications if I will not focus on it.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
I want suggestion from dentist.
My molar teeth is broken down and a empty space is occurred. What could I have to do....
yes the rest of your remaining teeth may migrate into the empty space and your teeth may have gaps in between. better get a tooth over there.
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Dental. Bleeding in gums. How can prevent your teeth healthy please give new advice. We are totally veg & no smoking, chewening Please notice me.

DNB (Oral Surgeon), BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Dental. Bleeding in gums.
How can prevent your teeth healthy please give new advice. We are totally veg & no smoking,...
It's pyorrhoea u can use Colgate pro sensitive after regular brushing massage thrice a day and wash metrogyl dg oral ointment in night massage on gums and wash it will restrict
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Dentist, Gurgaon
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