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Dr. Merin Liza Jacob

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

18 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
Dr. Merin Liza Jacob BDS Dentist, Bangalore
18 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. Merin Liza Jacob is a renowned Dentist in HAL, Bangalore. She has had many happy patients in her 18 years of journey as a Dentist. She is a BDS . You can visit her at Dental Touch in HAL, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Merin Liza Jacob on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Dayanand Sagar College of Dental Sciences, - 1999
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
Indian Dental Association

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#16/3, Shop No.1, H A Farm Post, Mariyanna Palya, Dasarahalli Main Road, Hebbal. Landmark: Near St.James ChurchBangalore Get Directions
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I have pain in teeth. The teeth with is broken on top. What is the remedy for the tooth pain.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have pain in teeth. The teeth with is broken on top. What is the remedy for the tooth pain.
Tell me the history like how its broken like accient or anything else. You have a continuous pain or pain is relifed by taking medicine or subside bu own. Any discoluration is there. Xray is advisable for u.
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BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
Protect your gums from getting hurt in the process of brushing by keeping your toothbrush at a 45 degree angle.
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Sir I have pain on my teeth I think I would have to do root canal treatment what should I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Sir I have pain on my teeth I think I would have to do root canal treatment what should I do.
Hi, Apply Plantago Q/ few drops on cotton swab, place it on the affected tooth/ teeth and press it tightly, do it thrice a day. Orally, take Mag. Phos. 6x/ after every 2 hours. Do visit a dentist for proper diagnosis, share the reports with me. In case possible, will help you in treating your problem.
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There is so much gap in between all teeth of mine, mostly it gets strucked/ make place in between gaps of teeth, whatever I eat. Is there any solution for the problem?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi, If alignment of teeth is not proper, this problem can b solved by orthodontic(braces) treatment and if alignment is normal then u can go for veneers which covers front surface so gap won't be visible.
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Sir my age is 20. Aur Mere ek teeth ke kuch parts apne ap hi toot gaye or usme halka sa gadda ho gaya. Muje kya karma chahiye?

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Sir my age is 20. Aur Mere ek teeth ke kuch parts apne ap hi toot gaye or usme halka sa gadda ho gaya. Muje kya karma...
Chota gadda hai toh filling karenge, bada hai toh filling plus cap, thoda aur bada hoga toh root canal karenge, bahut hi toota hai to nikal denge.
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Since last month when I woke up. If I spit I found blood there. What should I do?

FWFO, MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Since last month when I woke up. If I spit I found blood there. What should I do?
This is an indication of swollen gums, a condition known as pyrea in common language. Please get cleaning of your teeth thoroughly.
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Cavity has taken place in my chewing teeth and it pain alot along with the roots What should I do now?

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Cavity has taken place in my chewing teeth and it pain alot along with the roots
What should I do now?
Treatment dental pain teeth pain may be due to various reasons like infection, sensitivity or trauma. If your teeth is decayed it is better to get it filled or treated by a dentist. If you are opting for root canal treatment do not forget to get a crown on the effected tooth. If you want to go for only medicinal treatment so let me tell you only medicine are not going to be very effective untill you get this treated by a dentist.
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My friend is having gum bleeding from past 1 month though she had been using gum forte gel. What to do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My friend is having gum bleeding from past 1 month though she had been using gum forte gel. What to do.
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
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What dental floss should I use? And how many times in a week should I floss my teeth. How to use dental floss?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
What dental floss should I use? And how many times in a week should I floss my teeth. How to use dental floss?
All individuals requires scaling (cleaning) to be done atleast once in 6 months to maintain our oral hygiene clean. Our toothbrush is not much finely designed to clean all the plaque and calculi in the interdental areas of the teeth, which is the area where most of the calculus accumulate much and has to be removed regularly using scalers by the dentist. Floss can remove only the supragingival plaque (dirt) in the interdental areas.
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I have naturally yellow teeth and I tried bleaching but it didn't worked. I am thinking to get veneers but I am afraid that it will get off after sometime, is there any other way to get white teeth or is veneers helpful. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have naturally yellow teeth and I tried bleaching but it didn't worked. I am thinking to get veneers but I am afrai...
veneering is also good option for whiter teeth. ..it will last longer if it will be fixed properly. ..visit to a good dentist for it...
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Even when one brushes the teeth twice a day and rinses the mouth after every food, whats the reason for cavity?

BDS
Dentist, Patiala
Even when one brushes the teeth twice a day and rinses the mouth after every food, whats the reason for cavity?
Sir, its necessary that when you brush your teeth food debris get removed. There is no fun of brushing if debris are still there. So important is right techniques as wrong method to brush your may also lead to teeth damage.
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I have an problem that my mouth smells bad even I brush my teeth daily so what you suggest to do because it is very bad thing I think.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have an problem that my mouth smells bad even I brush my teeth daily so what you suggest to do because it is very b...
You have to get cleaning and polishing of teeth and gum treatment with this you have to keep your digestion in order. Brush twice and use listerine mouthwash after meals.
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Sometimes I have pain in my mouth under my tongue and I do not know what to do? at that time I have eaten pain killers but it does not response good. What should I do?

MBBS
General Physician, Kolar
Sometimes I have pain in my mouth under my tongue and I do not know what to do? at that time I have eaten pain killer...
please visit an ent specialist. It is advisable you not take pain killers without prescription as most of them cause liver and kidney failure of taken unwisely.
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B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Chewing food from the affected side should be avoided.
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Hi. I have sensitive feel in my back row teeth. This first time. If I drink normal water also. I feel some light sensitive. Let me know wat I do for this.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Hi. I have sensitive feel in my back row teeth. This first time. If I drink normal water also. I feel some light sens...
This could b either due to sensitivity due to loss of enamel surface or due to decay of tooth. Tooth decay can b treated by filling of tooth or by rct n capping of the decay is deep. Sensitivity can b reduced by using desensitizing toothpaste such as senquelf or sensodyne toothpaste by rubbing some amount of toothpaste onto your tooth surface n wait till 5 mins before rinsing it off. Get your teeth evaluated by dentist to know the cause of your problem n get treated accordingly. Regsrds.
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Hello, I want white teeth but my teeth was in yellowish red in colour bcoz of I have eaten pan masala. I already go to dentist to clear color of teeth but after some time my teeth was in same color .soo what should I take to get back color of teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello, I want white teeth but my teeth was in yellowish red in colour bcoz of I have eaten pan masala. I already go t...
lybrate-user Ask your dentist for further details about dental bleaching / whitening. It is a very safe procedure by which internal stains of the teeth can be removed and also the shade of the teeth can get lighter. Your dentist will evaluate your teeth and suggest the best suitable form of bleaching or any other treatment needed.
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I have got sores in mouth. It pains a lot. Can you please tell me a home remedy for it.

BDS
Dentist, Ludhiana
I have got sores in mouth. It pains a lot. Can you please tell me a home remedy for it.
Such things take their specific time to heal, with time you'll be alright. For now,- take healthy liquid diet.(preferably) avoid spicy foods. Chew gently, with the uninvolved side. You may apply some analgesic gels avoid touching it repeatedly.
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How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color according to white like a cute baby. How can I care about my hair also?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color according to white like a cute baby. How can I c...
Brush twice a day, use a good mouth wash. Avoid sticky and sugary food. Rinse your mouth after every meal. For colour of the teeth you need to get scaling and polishing with bleaching if required
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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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