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Dr. Poornima C

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Bangalore

17 Years Experience
Dr. Poornima C BDS, MDS Dentist, Bangalore
17 Years Experience
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I’m dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Poornima C is a popular Dentist in Kammanahalli, Bangalore. She has helped numerous patients in her 17 years of experience as a Dentist. She studied and completed BDS, MDS . She is currently practising at S N Dental Venue in Kammanahalli, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Poornima C on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - RAJIV GANDHI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES(BANGALORE) - 2000
MDS - RAJIV GANDHI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES(BANGALORE) - 2003
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Even if I brush my teeth twice in day they're becoming yellowish day by day. I am using colgate visible white paste. It worked on my teeth and they get whiter for last 1 year. But now teeth are becoming yellow. Is it a kind of dental problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Even if I brush my teeth twice in day they're becoming yellowish day by day. I am using colgate visible white paste. ...
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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I wear permanent braces on my teeth before 3 months but there is no result I have seen in my teet so please tell me how many time I see the perfect result on my teeth, is this taken so much time for a perfect teeth. I am so confused please satisfied me with this.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
I wear permanent braces on my teeth before 3 months but there is no result I have seen in my teet so please tell me h...
Min 6 months before you will notice change. Dentist can see subtle changes but difficult but you to appreciate.
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I have a yellowish teeth. Having brush twice in the day. Please provide me with some solutions. I will be very grateful.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a yellowish teeth. Having brush twice in the day. Please provide me with some solutions. I will be very grateful.
Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. . DENTAL TIPS: - Visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. HOME BLEACH FOR THE TEETH Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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I am 41 years old. The blood is coming out from my mouth when I awake after sleeping. What is the problem behind it?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I am 41 years old. The blood is coming out from my mouth when I awake after sleeping. What is the problem behind it?
Bleeding is the main symptom of unhealthy gums, you need to visit a dentist & undergo full mouth scaling & cleaning procedure, do brushing twice daily, 4-5 times gargles daily with chlorhex plus mouthwash, use gummex gum paint for massagng your gums 3-4 times daily, it will definately benefit you.
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When I wake up in the morning, my breath smells so bad. I went to dentist and he said your teeth are ok, it can be due to stomach problem, please help me what should I do?

MDS Prosthodontics, B.D.S
Dentist, Kolkata
When I wake up in the morning, my breath smells so bad. I went to dentist and he said your teeth are ok, it can be du...
Get a clinical examination done by your dentist. Scaling and polishing will help, but follow the treatment plan given by your dentist after complete oral check up.
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My frontal teeth are stained on the lower jaw. Is there anything I can do at home to remove them?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My frontal teeth are stained on the lower jaw. Is there anything I can do at home to remove them?
Hello. When brushing twice a day and flossing doesn't help improve your yellow teeth, it's time to consider other options. Teeth become yellow due to stains – both deep and surface-level – as well as other causes that sometimes aren't under our control. Although coffee and cigarettes leave stains on your teeth over time, thin tooth enamel also makes teeth look yellow. Tooth enamel is the hard, white surface of your teeth, and underneath it is a pale brown substance called dentin. Thick enamel looks white, but thin enamel allows dentin tones to show through, making teeth look yellow from the outside. Enamel naturally wears thin as people age, but acids from foods and drinks such as sour candies, oranges and soda also thin the enamel by eroding its surface. Saliva neutralizes acid and washes it away, but people suffering from dry mouth miss out on this protective effect. Other causes of yellow teeth include antibiotic use or excessive fluoride intake in young children, which can cause yellow-stained adult teeth later. Treatments for certain conditions can also affect tooth color. For example, head and neck radiation and chemotherapy can cause teeth discoloration. In addition, certain infections in pregnant mothers can cause tooth discoloration in the infant by affecting enamel development. Certain medication, mouth rinses can also causes yellow staining. Preventing Yellow Teeth: Avoiding smoking, coffee and soda helps prevent yellow teeth, or you can get into the habit of drinking those darker beverages through a straw. Drink milk or plain water after eating or drinking something acidic to help reduce the acid's eroding effect. Brushing and flossing also help, and avoiding snacks between meals allows your saliva to dilute the acids in your mouth too. Using over-the-counter whitening agents will also helps. Discolorations are generally responsive to bleaching procedures.
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How to clean teeth

BDS
Dentist,
How to clean teeth
Gently brush the outside, inside and chewing surface of each tooth using short back-and-forth strokes. Gently brush your tongue to remove bacteria and freshen breath. Most dentists agree that a soft-bristled brush is best for removing plaque and debris from your teeth.
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I had a Wisdom teeth removal surgery, since then i am unable to open my mouth fully

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Kindly do mouth opening exercise with ice cream stick. And try to open as larger as you can and try to add up few stick in progressive exercise as you progress. Take care of good oral hygiene.
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Hello doctor for my mouth ulcers , I am waiting to get an response from you, please suggest me a gel which I can use, I am using dologel and dentogel but it only makes num for some time and again pain starts , give me a gel name which is really very effective and very good.

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
Hello lybrate-user, if you are not getting releif from dentogel and dologel, you may have to use some special types of ointments, but for prescribing them I need to have detailed history of ulcers and if possible few photographs of ulcers. It would be best to consult in private with them.
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I am having acid problem not able to use toothpaste. When I try to use vomiting start.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am having acid problem not able to use toothpaste. When I try to use vomiting start.
Don't b in a hurry while brushing use tooth paste of which you like the taste best don't let your brush go too far back in your mouth.
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Keeping Your Toothbrush Clean

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Keeping Your Toothbrush Clean
Good Toothbrush Hygiene is as important as maintaining a good Oral Hygiene. Here are few ways to make sure your toothbrush is truly clean:

Don’t share toothbrushes. Using someone else’s toothbrush exposes you to another person’s body fluids and potential germs, which could make you sick. People with compromised immune systems or who are sick with something they could pass on to another person should take special care to use only their own toothbrush.

Rinse your toothbrush after brushing. Give it a thorough washing to remove any leftover toothpaste or debris.

Store your toothbrush in an upright position. When you’re done brushing, try to store it standing straight up and allow it to air-dry until your next brushing. If there’s more than one brush in the same holder, try to keep them as separate as possible to prevent cross-contamination.

Keep your toothbrush out in the open. Do not routinely cover toothbrushes or store them in closed containers. A moist environment, such as a closed container, is more conducive to the growth of bacteria than the open air.

Replace your toothbrush every 3-4 months. Bristles that become frayed and worn with use and will be less effective at cleaning teeth. Children’s toothbrushes often need replacing more frequently than adult brushes.
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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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Tips to Maintain Healthy Teeth

MDS, Certificate in implantology
Dentist, Delhi
Tips to Maintain Healthy Teeth

If chewing food and retaining a sparkling smile is not enough for you, avoiding toothaches and a visit to the dentist could be reason enough to maintain healthy teeth. Ignoring your tooth health can lead to many problems. Answer yourself the following question. Would you like your teeth inside your mouth or in a glass tumbler beside your bed at nighttime? 

If you opted for the former, then going through the following tips and advices will go a long way in helping you sustain healthy teeth. They are:

  1. Brush and floss twice a day: Brushing and flossing twice a day, on a regular basis will help you maintain healthy teeth and gums in the long run. The ideal time to brush your teeth is 20 minutes after a meal. Opting for a toothbrush with a small head and soft bristles gives you better access to even the deeper portions of your mouth, thus providing comprehensive cleansing to your teeth. Moreover, softer bristles are generous on your gums as well.
  2. Nutrition: Whatever you eat, either protects you or makes you more susceptible to diseases and disorders. This stands true for your oral health as well. As such, choosing the right foods early in your life is of vital importance. Foods such as cold drinks, cakes, candies and other such sugary substances facilitate the growth of germ and bacteria in your mouth, resulting in plaque and cavities. Choosing foods that are low in starch and sugar will reduce the development of germs and help eradicate cavities or plaque in the long run.
  3. Smoking: Even the pack of smoke that you buy endorses smoking is injurious to your general health. Smoking causes reduced flow of blood to the mouth, which resultantly leads to increased chances of periodontal disease and mouth cancer. Smoking, moreover causes a decline in the ability of the bones and tissues to revascularize (self-heal). All else apart, just stop smoking.
  4. Chewing gums: Chewing gums are highly beneficial especially after a meal. They not only increase the flow of saliva in your mouth, but also improves the flow of blood to your brain, thus enhancing your alertness by close to 10%. In addition, chewing gums help neutralize the acid in your mouth, thus helping you cleanse your mouth.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
You can exercise for healthier gums as well. Gently bite down so as to make sure that your teeth make a clinking sound when they meet. Repeat this 30 to 40 times continously. This exercise will stimulate the flow of blood and will keep your gums healthy.
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Gum related Question: Blood found gums after mouth is dry for 3-4 hrs or when you are gargle at night & spit the water, it is reddish in colur. This is not evertime ? Pl advice what is the issue? is it related to deficiency of vitamins or purely case of weak gums?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Mostly it due to week gum and heavy deposits below gum which have converted the gum into bleeding tissue over a period of time.Get scaling and root planing done and observe for 1 month.
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BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Tongue cleaning is as important as brushing and flossing. Use of a proper tongue scraper every morning will remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath.
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My teeth is turning yellow. What should I do?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist,
My teeth is turning yellow. What should I do?
This could be because of fluorosis or drug induced or even due to smoking and pan chewing. If the reason is confirmed we can very will make your teeth appear white again.
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Lips always dry, bad teeth gum and blinding time to time. Can you help me with this problem?

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Lips always dry, bad teeth gum and blinding time to time. Can you help me with this problem?
Thses are symptoms of gums infection bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. Basically, all the food eaten begins to be broken down in your mouth. As foods are digested and absorbed into the bloodstream, they are eventually carried to your lungs and given off in your breath. If you eat foods with strong odors (such as garlic or onions), brushing and flossing -- even mouthwash -- merely covers up the odor temporarily. The odor will not go away completely until the foods have passed through your body. Practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Brush teeth after you eat (keep a toothbrush at work or school to brush after lunch). 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. Rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash twice a day. Dentures should be removed at night and cleaned thoroughly before being placed in your mouth the next morning. 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. Stop smoking and chewing tobacco-based products. Ask your dentist for tips on kicking the habit. Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) or sucking on candy (preferably sugarless) for its treatment you need to visit dentist for cleaning and polishing of you gums and teeth.
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Hello doctor, mine more than wisdom tooth is decayed what are options for me?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist,
You can restore your decayed tooth - by getting root canal treatment done. Followed by placement of crown. Whether your tooth can be saved or not depends upon its condition. Second option is to get it extracted
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