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Dr. Meghana Raj

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

13 Years Experience  ·  50 at clinic
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Dr. Meghana Raj BDS 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. Meghana Raj is a popular Dentist in Koramangala, Bangalore. She has been a practicing Dentist for 13 years. She has done BDS . You can visit her at Adithi Dental Care in Koramangala, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Meghana Raj on Lybrate.com.

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Education
BDS - SJM College of Pharmacy, Chitradurga, - 2005
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Indian Dental Association

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#117/38, 8th Cross, Venkatapura Main Road,Teachers Colony Koramangala. Landmark: Near Grammer Public SchoolBangalore Get Directions
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Mouth Sores - Could They Be More Than Just a Sore!

Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
Mouth Sores - Could They Be More Than Just a Sore!

Small painful mouth sores can be anywhere in the mouth lips, soft palate, hard palate, cheeks, gum base, tongue and even on the roof of the mouth. When situated  inside the mouth, they can cause pain during eating or swallowing, especially with hot or spicy foods. A bigger cause for concern is that these mouth sores or mouth ulcers or canker sores could be an indication of an underlying health condition. A lot of chronic diseases, including HIV, herpes, and syphilis, manifest themselves as mouth sores. The following are some of the health conditions to watch out for when you have mouth sores. Each disease has characteristic appearance and so very often are easy to identify.

1. Herpes simplex (HSV1): The herpes simplex virus causes sores on the lips only which are usually painful with red blisters that last about 10 to 14 days. These are caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 and the sores appear about 20 days after contracting the virus. Also, once they enter the system, they can cause recurrent attacks especially when the immunity is low.

2. Canker sore: The most common type of mouth ulcer, they are also known as aphthous ulcers and are usually seen on the soft tissues of the mouth (not the hard palate or the gum base). These are generally innocuous and heal within 5 to 7 days. Do reach out for medical help if there are more than 5 to 6 bouts of canker sores in a year.

3. Oral thrush: Also known as candidiasis, this is where there are whitish lesions on the tongue and the insides of the mouth. Candida is a fungus that is normally present in the mouth, but when the immune system is weakened, it can lead to an infection, orally manifested as white lesions. These are typical and appear in toddlers and in patients with anemia, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, or cancer patients on chemotherapy.

4. HIV/AIDS: Another disease which first can be diagnosed in the mouth is HIV/AIDS. In the first stages of infection, known as acute retroviral syndrome, where the first symptoms of the disease begin to manifest, oral ulcers are one of the first symptoms. With the other associated symptoms, more workup for diagnosis should be done followed by appropriate treatment.

5. Oral cancers: The lining of the inside of the mouth can develop cancer and usually it appears in the form of chronic non healing ulcer that just does not go away. Seen anywhere in the mouth, nonhealing ulcers are a cause for concern and should be investigated and treated.

As seen above, mouth sores may be harmless often, but in some cases, may have something more to tell about the health in some cases. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dermatologist.

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BDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
Dentist, Secunderabad
Brush at least twice a day. The best time to brush teeth is after meals. Choose a toothbrush with a small head for better access to back teeth. Soft bristles are kinder on your gums

I am 27 year old male and been smoking for 3 years or so. It started forming stains inside my inner teeth not too much but still I'm worried. I know quitting smoke is best solution and I'm trying for that. But my question is stain removal or any other treatments are available? If so has it got any side effects?

BDS
Dentist, Rewa
I am 27 year old male and been smoking for 3 years or so. It started forming stains inside my inner teeth not too muc...
yes stains can be removed by scaling and polishing but if you continue smoking the stains will reoccur and other changes will also happen that are not good for health
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What Is a Tooth- Selfie?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
What Is a Tooth- Selfie?

 

  •  INTRA ORAL CAMERA.
  • This is used to capture images of the teeth, which are then displayed on a large monitor or computer screen.

What is it's purpose?

  • Sometimes you think your teeth are perfectly fine, and all you need is a cleaning. But there might be a tooth that is positioned completely behind in the jaw, and decayed and not visible to your eye. Ouch !
  • You might be completely unaware that your teeth has turned black due to decay, or has accumulated stains and tartar on the back of tooth surface due to excessive coffee, tea or smoking that requires cleaning, or swelling and pus in the gum, or an fractured cusp.

OH! So what?

  • These teeth that are causing hidden troubles are photographed for you using this pen like device and projected on screen ,and the dentist explains to you what exact treatment you need to undergo and why.

Isn't it always good, to be aware of every process that you undergo and understand why you need a particular treatment?

It's proven fact that anxiety decreases when the patient is more mentally prepared for the procedure.

This new technological advancement is patient friendly and highly self explanatory in nature

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My teath is turning to slightly yellow colour. Wats the precuation that should be used

BDS, PG Certification In Aesthetic Dentistry
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dear , you can get scaling & polishing done followed by teeth whitening procedure. Try to avoid tea, black coffee, red wine, smoke etc.
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I have pyria in my teeth since two weeks. I have used all home remedies . But it did not work for me .Please suggest me any solution. Thanks in advance.

MDS Prosthodontics, MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I have pyria in my teeth since two weeks. I have used all home remedies . But it did not work for me .Please suggest ...
Please visit your dentist for scaling and root planning as no other remedies or medicine will work until your teeth get clean through machine. And visit as soon as possible because pyorrhea can cause teeth loosening and you can loose your teeth.
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Hi sir, I am a female of 34 years old. My chewing teeth are almost decayed and having trouble while eating. What is the solution for this and will this also cause indigestion of food? plseaseadvice.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi , you need to get a check up done with a dentist who can do fillings for decayed tooth. Or can come to our clinic for a consultation (free of cost). Without a physical check up we can't advise exactly.
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Pyrrea pls tell solution this problem and medicine use, toothpaste, and all than solution.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Pyrrea  pls tell solution this problem and medicine use, toothpaste, and all than solution.
Gums bleeding is due to infection in gums. Get scalling done by dentist. Take vit c tab for one week. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush, floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage your gums with your finger tips after brushing. Keep your tongue clean. Rinse your mouth well after each meal. Visit your dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs.
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I'm 26 now. I use to brush daily, but bad breath always embarrassing for me. Please give me solution.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I'm 26 now. I use to brush daily, but bad breath always embarrassing for me. Please give me solution.
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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