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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'm pregnant women 5 month competed. I'm getting dental pain. Could you recmoned tablet.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Chennai
It would be highly unsafe to recommend any medication without a clear idea regarding the rest of your medical history. I would advise you to consult your dentist and gynecologist before taking any medication or treatment.
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How to quit smoking? I have used nicotine chewing gum but it can't helps. I am addict for this from past 7 years and smoke 1 chigrate per day. Whenever I have alone or on the way my mind is pushing me to smoke? Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
consult your dental surgeon and he will guide you how to quit smoking . get scaling and polishing of teeth and have a strong will power to quit smoking ..
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How much year old baby should start brush on his teeth. My daughter is 1.5 years old. Which paste should we use for her.

Dentist, Delhi
Hello lybrate-user Divya is not mature enough to brush by herself. First for a few days make a habit to clean her teeth by the finger itself after that you purchase small toothbrush for children and use any toothpaste for example pepsodent and you brush her teeth. And present some examples before her the way you brush so that she will learn to imitate you. Be an example before her. I think for now you r at 2nd stage. Tq.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcer from last 10 days, and I face this problem in every two to three month. Can you please help me with this?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Yes homoeopathic medicine can bring permanent solution without side effect. But detailed case taking is very necessary. Still you may take merc. Sol 200 2 doses morning and evening and then report after 1 week.
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I have teeth pain so am continue with root canal treatment if there any affects by that.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Tirunelveli
Rct is a good procedure to treat pain. You have to put crown/cap in the rc treated tooth. Otherwise it will get weaken.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Pain killers like ibuprofen and aspirin can be taken to lighten the inflammation or pain caused by the root canal treatment.
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I am 46 years old having problem gum bleeding, tongue swelling and neck stiffness. Please advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
- 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.
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I have cavities in molars both side. The dentist suggested if I want to wear tooth Braces, Two teeth should be removed. Already I have removed a teeth. So I am afraid of it. What should I do? Please Suggest me!

MDS
Dentist, Guntur
Cavities and braces are two different identities. To correct your malaigned teeth you need braces, whereas foe restriction of tooth decay you need to fill your decasyed teeth. Extraction of premolars for orthodsontic braces is quite a natural phenomenon. Discuss with your dentist for further evaluation.
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I have cavity in teeth. It always troubles when I drink water. Please tell me what should I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Get the cavity treated either by filling or RCT whichever doctor suggests according to the pulp condition. Get it done immediately to avoid further more pain and infection.
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I am 29ye old female. My gums sometimes bleed while brushing my teeth. Kindly suggest something.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
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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Don't Ignore Dental Cavity

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Don't Ignore Dental Cavity
Dental cavity should be treated as soon as possible

I have oral sub mucous fibrosis .my oral surgeon tested and he said that its can be treat by medicine .problem is that I am getting sore throat from some day what will be the cause for that.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello, Quit habits strictly. Kindly consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of OSMF .Advise full mouth opening, ballooning exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. Wrap 25 to 30 ice-cream sticks, make a bundle, put it between upper & lower front teeth for 15 minutes thrice a day increase 1 sticks each day. As for now Take this medicines T.SM fibre-30nos, once a day for a month, C. Becosules 5 cap (enriched with Vitamin A, Vitamin B & Vitamin E specifically), for five days in the morning after meals. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
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I have paioria in my teeth and I very pained in teeth so tell me the best medicine.

MDS(Prosthodontist), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
This problem cannot be solved with only medication you need to visit dentist for deep cleaning of your gums as well as teeth because in this condition the root cause of problem is bacteria residing in the layer and hard deposits around your teeth and inside your gums so, medication can be only effective after routiene deep cleaning and polishing of your teeth.
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I am facing problem of blood in gums while doing paste. I am 24 years old. And if pin point upon gums any time blood will come out. Please suggest me something also suggest paste name if any.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night massage gums use any std tooth paste.
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I am suffering from ora Mouth problems. I am having cavities and tooth ache. My gums also bleed while brushing.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
You need urgent attention by dentist to fill teeth, for root canal treatment and for teeth cleaning and gum curettage surgery. It will avoid further pain and agony of diseased teeth and gums. Hope for best of your oral health.
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I am 21 year old male having dental cavity's problems. What should i do ? Please advice.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
Cavity means your tooth is decayed...you have to prevent it otherwise you can loose your tooth or you might have to get root canal treatment done in future to save it. Get you tooth examined and if the cavity isnt deep then it can treated by simple tooth filling.
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Whenever I brush my teeth, I get ulcers formed in my mouth. Because of that, it becomes very painful to eat food. What should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Solan
Hi, please take homeopathic medicine acid nit 1m 3 doses, merc sol 30 5 drops in few luke water and report back after 7 days with feedback.
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Blood comes from my teeth whenever I brush my teeth, eat or sometimes blood comes on its own, please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Jalgaon
Blood can come from gingiva and not from teeth. You need to undergo checkup it can most probably due to gum infection. Go for a full mouth cleaning from dentist. Practise good oral hygeine. Brush regularly. Use a good quality toothbrush. Change your brush every3-4 months. Gargle with warm water after every meal. And do visit your dentist every six months.
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Everyday, blood comes out of my gums, when I spit, all blood comes out, what to do, how to control it.

BDS
Dentist, Jaunpur
Bleeding from gum is a sign of periodontitis depending upon it severity treatment may vary but for at least you have to undergo oral prophylaxis (cleaning)
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BDS
Dentist, Pune
Myth # 1- Brushing is Bad for Bleeding Gums - in fact Gums bleed because of inflammation of the gums caused due to in effective Brushing.
Myth # 2 - Bad Breath means you are a Bad Brusher - Bad oral hygiene is one of the causes for Bad Breath other causes include Indigestion,Dry Mouth,Lack of Salivation,Sinusitis and post nasal Drip &Uncontrolled diabetes
Myth # 3 - Regular use of mouth wash is good for oral hygiene - fact is mouth washes are good for maintenance of oral hygiene but only when it is indicated and prescribed by your dentist.
Myth # 4 - Scaling and polishing will lead to spaces in between the teeth - the fact is after removal of calculus one starts feeling the gaps in between the teeth which were occupied by it.One need to start taking care from beginning so that they do not come across a situation where they have lots of calculus in between the teeth which lead to gum recession and spacing between the teeth.
Myth # 5 - Brushing with hard toothbrush will clean teeth more effectively - In fact bristles of hard toothbrush do not reach the crevices of the teeth and one need to apply more pressure. In the process all stress is borne by enamel and it starts wearing off.
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