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Dr. P B Cariappa

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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
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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 a 21 years old guy, and my milk teeth haven't dropped yet. Should I get them removed and new teeth will come?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I'm a 21 years old guy, and my milk teeth haven't dropped yet. Should I get them removed and new teeth will come?
If you have milk teeth still retained please get them extracted. But permanent teeth are usually mistaken as milk teeth, so get that confirmed by visiting your near by dentist.
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HiiiiE doctors I am suffering from a problem ie. Daily while brushing my teeth and tongue, I gets a vomiting immediately, it is fully covered with an yellow colour and some times it's turns to Tea colour like blood. I am having the habit of smoking from past 4years. please tell me that is it, any symptoms of any disease like cancer or other. And I am 18 year's old.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Jaipur
HiiiiE doctors I am suffering from a problem ie. Daily while brushing my teeth and tongue, I gets a vomiting immediat...
First of all stop smoking. you can try a sift bristle tooth brush without using a tooth paste. dip the bristles of brush un water atleast 10 minutes ptior to brushing your teeth.
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Hi doctor! I'm 21 years old. My teeth is so weak from the root. It's not broken or something like that. There is no bleeding or pain or infection. What should I do? What is the cause of this?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi doctor! I'm 21 years old. My teeth is so weak from the root. It's not broken or something like that.
There is no b...
- 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. - Have your dentures aligned as needed. - 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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My wife is 26 years old. She is having a gap between her front teeth. She was not having this problem till a teeth grow end of her left cheek. How to reduce the gap. Please advise.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
My wife is 26 years old. She is having a gap between her front teeth. She was not having this problem till a teeth gr...
She might have a habit called tongue thrusting due to which the gap is increasing, she can get it closed with orthodontic treatment (braces)(more natural treatment will take few months, or by composite filling or by veneers /crown (cap).
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why teeth gums became black and what should to do again in pink colour 2. My age is 26 I feel like gas in side stomach like that .

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
why  teeth gums became black and what should to do again in pink colour 2. My age is 26 I feel like gas in side stoma...
black is colour due melanin pigment in gums some have more some have less ... of this pigment ...this is the pigment which makes hair black.. too ... so need not worry ..it will not cause harm.. secondly .. if you actually want to get it removed there is a procedure called depigmentation of gums .. which will help remove the black pigment from gums and make them coral pink in colour ...
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I am 23 yrs old and I am thinking of getting braces. I feel my teeth are getting outwards day by day. Please suggest what kind of braces would be useful, how long do u have it put it on and what is the approx expense?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello mam, you are aware of your problem, we would suggest you visit a dentist to start with your orthodontic treatment as it becomes more difficult to get good and faster results with age. The duration and cost of treatment is variable as there is a wide variety of materials available.
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When I brush my teeth. Everytime I feel bleeding from gums. Whats is this problem and what is its cure.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
When I brush my teeth. Everytime I feel bleeding from gums. Whats is this problem and what is its cure.
bleeding gums are sign of gum infection due to accumulation of plaque on teeth. go for professional scaling and polishing of teeth. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. maintain proper oral hygiene
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I have gums problem. Whenever the weather get switching my gums get swallow .i have RCT 2 years back .i want to change my tooth cap also.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have gums problem. Whenever the weather get switching my gums get swallow .i have RCT 2 years back .i want to chang...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist massage gums cap can b changed or same can b refitted ceramic or zirconium r good caps.
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I have cavity and yellow teeth so what paste I use. And we have to use colgate or not.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I have cavity and yellow teeth so what paste I use. And we have to use colgate or not.
kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. kindly get the cavity filled before it becomes deep and painful. brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. use any toothpaste having fluoride content but brushing with correct technique is important.
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Whitening Products - Can They Have Side Effects?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Whitening Products - Can They Have Side Effects?

All of us love to flash a set of pearly whites with each smile. However, due to various reasons, we have teeth that are not-so-white. The bleaching agents come to the rescue as they can help whiten the teeth. In an overzealous manner, some people however, go overboard and over bleach their teeth. Bleaching agents should be used only with approval by a dentist and in a recommended manner, the frequency and the duration of application. Like anything else, they can also have harmful effects, which again can hurt the teeth, and if the whitening effect is lost, the person could be worse off than what they started with.

The following are common side effects seen with overuse of bleaching agents. Note that in most people, when used according to medical advice, these effects are very minimal.

  1. Tooth sensitivity: One of the most common side effects with teeth bleaching is the tingling feeling in the teeth. When done in office, it happens as the bleaching agent is reaching the tubules in the teeth. It could range from a one-off feeling to something that is constant and nagging. If being done in the office, you could indicate to the dentist so that subsequent sittings can be planned after the sensitivity settles down. The duration of each session may also have to be reduced.
  2. Gum irritation: The active bleaching agent is hydrogen peroxide which is caustic and can irritate the soft tissues. When done in office, the teeth are usually isolated using a rubber dam and so this problem is minimized. However, when trays are used at home, the gums do get exposed to the bleaching agent and so gum irritation is highly likely.
  3. Tooth pain and discomfort: This tooth pain usually sets in after a couple of hours after the bleaching is done. This happens again due to hydrogen peroxide penetrating the tooth, dehydration of the tooth, and using laser light for prolonged periods during the bleaching process. This usually subsides in a couple of days’ time and so need not be a cause for worry.
  4. Thermal sensitivity: A couple of days after the bleaching, the teeth may experience sensitivity to hot and cold foods, especially with beverages. This again is usually self-limiting and will disappear in a couple of days. Desensitizing toothpaste may be prescribed by the dentist in severe cases.

In all these cases, though bleaching is usually harmless, there are rare cases where side effects have been severe. Overenthusiasm to increase the whiteness is often the reason for these side effects. These can be avoided by opting for bleaching under strict supervision and following the dentist’s advise when being done at home. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dentist.

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