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Dr. P B Cariappa

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. P B Cariappa Dentist, Bangalore
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. P B Cariappa is a trusted Dentist in Richmond Town, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. P B Cariappa at Dental Clinic in Richmond Town, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. P B Cariappa on Lybrate.com.

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I am 28 years female and my problem is that tongue is getting black spots and it keeps increasing. Almost half of my tongue has gone black now. I have never smoked or never drink and I also brush and scrap my tongue regularly. I have recently checked my tooth and there is not even any cavity or any tooth problem. Could you pls provide a remedy as it is very visible.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
The first step you should take when trying to get rid of unsightly black spots on the tongue is to alter your oral hygiene routine. Brush your teeth at least twice a day to help remove particles throughout the mouth that might be contributing to the dark pigmentation throughout your mouth. Be sure to gently brush the tongue or use a tongue cleaner to help remove the buildup that is turning your tongue black. Be careful to do this gently to avoid causing damage to the tongue and keep the toothbrush and tongue cleaner you use sanitized so that the bacteria does not grow on these devices. When you are suffering from hairy tongue syndrome you can clean your mouth to help remove the fungus causing the coloring, but you will need to get rid of the root cause of the problem if you do not want the black growths to return. Cutting down on drinking tea or coffee and altering your diet can help you avoid these symptoms so that you are not dealing with a constant fungal infection in your mouth. If you notice that you are developing a great deal of fungus in your mouth or that the fungus is growing quickly, contact your doctor to see if you need additional treatment to get rid of the fungus. Your doctor may also have tips that you can use to help clean mouth. If you have recently had a tongue piercing or oral surgery it is likely that the black pigmentation in your mouth is just a bruise. Follow any instructions given to you by your doctor or piercing artist regarding keeping your mouth clean to avoid infection. If the pigmentation does not lessen or go away after one or two weeks you can consult with a dermatologist to help ensure that the coloring in your mouth is not a symptom of serious damage to your mouth. Black spots on the tongue that are accompanied by other symptoms such as growths in the mouth, pain or difficulty swallowing should be checked by your doctor as soon as possible.
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Oral Health

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Oral Health

Don't rush, when you brush: for maximum results, brush your teeth for at least 2 to 3 minutes.

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My gum is bleeding when brushing and tooth cavity and swelling on gum please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My gum is bleeding when brushing and tooth cavity and swelling on gum please help.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. 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.
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Festivities and oral health

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Festivities and oral health
Festivals with their happiness and joy bring added responsibility of maintaining good oral hygiene. The sweets and other savories should be enjoyed but they increase the tendency for cavities in children and adults. Kindly take good care of your health.
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Usually I am getting tongue allergy. What is the reason and how can I get relief permanently?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals & hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer until then. 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.
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BDS
Dentist, Surat
Besides having effect on our lungs, smoking or smokeless tobacco can also cause oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontis and tooth decay.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Bottle Tooth Decay is a serious problem.

Bottle Tooth Decay can happen if babies drink milk, formula, or juice out of bottles over long periods of time.

To avoid it:
Take the bottle away after your baby is done drinking.
Don't put your baby to bed with a bottle.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Don't rush, when you brush: for maximum results, brush your teeth for atleast 2 to 3 minutes.
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teeth are leaving gums uneasiness in chewing foods, diabetic patient, unable to see clearly.

BDS
Dentist,
teeth are leaving gums uneasiness in chewing foods, diabetic patient, unable to see clearly.
Ya measure problem is diabetes you must need to control diabetes first n proper maintain oral hygiene n use mouthwash like hexide mouthwash.
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How much it will cost for braces treatment for my teeth and how long it will take.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
How much it will cost for braces treatment for my teeth and how long it will take.
Ideally treatment span is around 1.5 to 2 years depending on case and clinical situation,cost is vary from 30,000 to 75,000 depending on material and method to be use.
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MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Akola
Unclean teeth are linked to heart problems and diabetes. Keep your Teeth healthy and clean.

My wife is pregnant for 4 months and she have a dental problem the dentist says to go for xray of teeth but one of my friend says that xray is not safe in pregnancy, please help me out.

BDS, Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research, Certified Implantologist, Certified LASER dentist
Dentist, Kolkata
My wife is pregnant for 4 months and she have a dental problem the dentist says to go for xray of teeth but one of my...
Dental treatments can be done in the 2nd trimester of pregnancy. Anf don't worry nowadays digital x ray (rvg) is available which emits radiation less than what yr mobile does. Yr doctor is right.
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My gums starts bleeding while brushing and now there are some gaps between them. Please help.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
My gums starts bleeding while brushing and now there are some gaps between them. Please help.
Visit a periodontist. You have pyorrhea. Get a proper treatment done. Cleaning and flap surgery if required.
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I have ulcer problem in my mouth. I do get severe pain on certain days. I am 20 years old. What should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
First thing people notice when they meet us, is our smile, take care of it! Have a beautiful day.

Evry time I brush my teeth the gums starts toh bleed even my booth uppr lst teeth pains. Pls suggest proper trtmnt!

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Evry time I brush my teeth the gums starts toh bleed even my booth uppr lst teeth pains. Pls suggest proper trtmnt!
Hello lybrate user, gum bleeding is because of infection in gums. Infected gums are sensitive to touch also so when your brush is in contact with infected gums it bleeds. If you want to get rid off it you have to go for professional cleaning of your gums. Your tooth pain is because of cavity in your teeth for that you have to undergo root canal treatment.
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I have problem in my teeth. Whenever I drink something cold my tooth started paining.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have problem in my teeth. Whenever I drink something cold my tooth started paining.
Get yourself checked. If it is sensitivity associated then you require professional cleaning by dentist. If cavity is there then you need to go for filling or root canal treatment depending upon severity.
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My one teeth is half broken & another one is 1/3rd broken. What should I do. So that no one knows about my fallen teeth. Pls give me some advice.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Broken teeth are successfully restored in today's modern dental practice. First aim should be to save the broken tooth if it is in the limit of restoration. Half broken teeth might need root canal treatment to save it. And other one might be saved with simple restoration. Share your pics if you can.
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I am getting pain in the upper jaw of my teeth. Only left side. What would be the problem? And I am getting pain if I take hot and cold items.

MDS
Dentist, Wardha
I am getting pain in the upper jaw of my teeth. Only left side. What would be the problem? And I am getting pain if I...
U may be having caries in one of your tooth on left side of the upper jaw. If you have pain also during lying down or sleeping means the tooth needs immediate attention. Consult a dentist in person.
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BDS
Dentist,
Visit your dentist once in six months for regular check-ups. He/she will be able to check for conditions in the mouth that may put you at risk of developing tooth decay. The initial signs of cavity can be reversed if detected early. If advised, get a professional cleaning or scaling done.
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