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Dr. Pavithra

MDS - Orthodontics

Dentist, Bangalore

5 Years Experience
Dr. Pavithra MDS - Orthodontics Dentist, Bangalore
5 Years Experience
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Dr. Pavithra is a trusted Dentist in OMBR Layout, Bangalore. She has been a successful Dentist for the last 5 years. She has done MDS - Orthodontics . You can consult Dr. Pavithra at Krriti Speciality Dental Care in OMBR Layout, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pavithra on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Orthodontics - PMNM Dental College and Hospital - 2012
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I have pain in my gums and getting blood while brushing my teeth, what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
I have pain in my gums and getting blood while brushing my teeth, what should I do?
Hii. I suggest you go for cleaning of your teeth and gums after that do brushing twice daily, drink more water, take fruits also.
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Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis
Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.
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My wife of age 52 is suffering from Oral Lichen Planus for last 1 and 1/2 year. Initially the medicine Antoxid (Antioxidant) respond good but not now. What I should do?

Dentist, Delhi
Lichen planus cause is caused by mainly stress and smoking. To rectify it get the oral conditions treated then stop the six factors smoking spices sharp teeth spirits stress and any steroids. Antioxidants can b taken long time.
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Is Eating chewing gums (center fresh) harmful. I only eat it 2_3 times a week. Does it effect me in any way.

bachelor of dental surgery
Dentist, Hyderabad
Is Eating chewing gums (center fresh) harmful. I only eat it 2_3 times a week. Does it effect me in any way.
Hi, Mr. Lybrate-user eating of chewing gums is not harmful to teeth. You have not given your reason for eating chewing gum.
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I'm getting frequently mouth ulcers. What are the reasons and what are the treatment Available for this.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
I'm getting frequently mouth ulcers. What are the reasons and what are the treatment Available for this.
It may be because of viral infection, vitamin deficiency, stress. Reduce stress. Take vitamin rich diet. Drink plenty of water. Have adequate sleep.
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BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
Consumption of hard and crunchy food items should be avoided when one is undergoing orthodontic treatment.
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I am 40 years old, male, I have been facing from bad breath, my tongue gets dirty every alternative day. Please suggest how to get rid of the same ?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
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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My teeth is naturally little big how can I fixed this?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
My teeth is naturally little big how can I fixed this?
Hi You need to consult an orthodontist for physical examination. You may need orthodontic treatment as well as cosmetic correction to get rid of your problem.
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I am 21 years old girl. My teeth gums always bleed. What may be the reason behind this?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Kindly get scaling done. Apply gum paint for 15 days twice daily. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique. Bleeding of gums is due to deposits in your mouth and improper brushing. So the gums become swollen and tend to bleed. This condition is called gingivitis. It' s a common condition but needs to be treated otherwise the gums are affected more.
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I am 63 years male. I am experiencing symptoms of dry mouth. Having less saliva causing mouth dry & smelly mouth. What to do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 63 years male. I am experiencing symptoms of dry mouth. Having less saliva causing mouth dry & smelly mouth. Wha...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person too. 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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At the age of 23 or 24 for girl the teeth straightening (Braces) is possible? It is effective or the teeth will be straight after completing treatment? How many months needed to complete treatment? What will be cost approximately?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
At the age of 23 or 24 for girl the teeth straightening (Braces) is possible? It is effective or the teeth will be st...
Relapse rate will be much higher if you get braces at late age. Most appropriate age would be till 21 years. Should go for other treatment options like as available in esthetic dentistry.
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Sir yesterday removed my wisdom teeth by surgical extraction. Now I am getting sever pain. Please suggest me the what type of food I eat.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Sir yesterday removed my wisdom teeth by surgical extraction. Now I am getting sever pain. Please suggest me the what...
U may eat any food which u can soft food will b easier , rinse with warm salt water multiple times a day
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I am 21 years old female wearing tooth braces for past 15 days and I am unable to eat food like before. I lost 4 kgs within 15 days.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I am 21 years old female wearing tooth braces for past 15 days and I am unable to eat food like before. I lost 4 kgs ...
Initially you will face the problems. Bcoz your mouth is very new to this braces thing. Once your mouth will gt used to it you will b comfortable. Give it a time of atleast 2-3 weeks more.
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My mother is suffering from bad smell from her mouth. She change several toothpaste but no results is appeared so plx suggest me some good toothpaste for that. She is teacher in school.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My mother is suffering from bad smell from her mouth. She change several toothpaste but no results is appeared so plx...
Go for scaling and polishing. Brush twice daily with use of mouthwash. Also clean your tongue. Forcefully gargle with water after you eat or drink anything. Limit your intake of food to 4-5 times a day. Avoid garlic onion and spicy food at night.
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Bad breath in mouth at early morning. Why.

BDS
Dentist,
Kindly get scaling done and use mouth wash twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. Also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath.
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I have some ulcers in mouth they are about 3 since three days i'm unable to eat, my dad said it is due to vitamin deficiency can you please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
I have some ulcers in mouth they are about 3 since three days i'm unable to eat, my dad said it is due to vitamin def...
it can be because any of the following reasons 1) stress of any type 2) vitamin b12 deficiency 3) a sharp tooth 4) due to hormonal changes in females 5) due to some injury get back with details for further diagnosis
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Causes and Symptoms of Dry Mouth

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Causes and Symptoms of Dry Mouth

When the salivary glands do not produce enough saliva, the mouth gets dry and uncomfortable. Due to certain conditions, such a phenomenon can occur and this condition is known as dry mouth or xerostomia. Xerostomia or dry mouth can occur due to multiple reasons. Read on more to find all about the different causes and symptoms of dry mouth.

Causes:

  1. Side effects of certain medications: Dry mouth occurs due to the effect of certain prescription and nonprescription medications. Drugs used to treat depression, pain, allergies, anxiety, epilepsy, obesity, nausea and psychotic disorders can cause dry mouth condition as a side effect. Sedatives and muscle relaxers can also cause dry mouth.
  2. Side effects of certain disease and infections: Certain diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, mumps, diabetes, hypertension, cystic fibrosis, anemia and Parkinson's disease can also cause dry mouth or xerostomia.
  3. Side effect of treatments: If the salivary glands are damaged due to certain reasons, then less saliva is secreted resulting in dry mouth. Certain treatments such as radiation treatments in the head and neck or chemotherapy sessions could indirectly cause dry mouth by damaging the salivary glands.
  4. Nerve damage: Dry mouth can also be due to a person suffering from nerve damage caused due to accident or surgery.
  5. Dehydration: Conditions like fever, excessive vomiting, diarrhea, excessive sweating, which cause dehydration can also cause dry mouth.
  6. Removal of salivary glands: Surgical removal of the salivary glands also causes dry mouth. 
  7. Lifestyle choices: Certain lifestyle preferences such as chewing tobacco or smoking can cause dry mouth.

Symptoms:
Dry mouth has several symptoms. If you have some or all of the symptoms mentioned below, then you are more than likely suffering from dry mouth.

  1. A sticky and dry feeling in the mouth. 
  2. The frequent feeling of being thirsty.
  3. A dry, parched feeling in the throat.
  4. The tongue being dry, raw and red.
  5. There is discomfort and problem while you are speaking or experiencing problems with chewing, tasting or swallowing food.
  6. Experiencing dry nasal passages, a sore throat or hoarseness in the voice.
  7. A tingling or slightly burning sensation in the mouth but particularly in the tongue.
  8. Having a bad breath.

Related Tip: "Why Oral Health in Older Adults Is Important"

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I have too much pain in my teeth due to infection so should I do now pls. Tell me?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have too much pain in my teeth due to infection so should I do now pls. Tell me?
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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Can you please tell me what is the best solution of bad breath.?

Can you please tell me what is the best solution of bad breath.?
Best solution of bad breath is warm saline mouth rinse and if its of oral hygiene issue or else if some other problem are dere it must be ruled out.
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