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Dr. Poornima

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

8 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. Poornima BDS Dentist, Bangalore
8 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies.
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Dr. Poornima is a trusted Dentist in JP Nagar, Bangalore. She has helped numerous patients in her 8 years of experience as a Dentist. She has completed BDS . You can consult Dr. Poornima at Vajra dental care in JP Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Poornima and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Sree Sai Dental College Research Institute, - 2009
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Indian Dental Association

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K C Das Sweet Shop, 2nd floor, 100 feet main road, Delmia Circle, Dollars Colony, JP Nagar 4th phase. Landmark: Above KC DasBangalore Get Directions
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BDS
Dentist, Gandhinagar
Scaling (professional cleaning) of teeth once in a year is mandatory to maintain good oral hygiene and to prevent gum disease.
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My friend is having sensitivity in her tooth from hot and cold from one week, pain is also there. Pain gets increase during night. What is the problem?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Ambala
My friend is having sensitivity in her tooth from hot and cold from one week, pain is also there. Pain gets increase ...
Pain during night is because of lying down in bed. This is a classic sign where you need to get the involved tooth treated because the nerve inside the tooth is hurting you. Most probably you will have to go for rct followed by crown prosthesis to save the tooth. Act before the pain aggravates. In between take any pain killer you take at home twice daily for interim relief. I hope this helps.
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I have blood leakage on mouth while brushing, what it cause. And what do I do to prevent this.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have blood leakage on mouth while brushing, what it cause. And what do I do to prevent this.
Visit dental doctor for check up he will advise teeth cleaning, gum massage & mouth wash. Brush twice daily. Gargle with salt water 2-3 times daily.
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PDCR, BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food. Using them for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can result in chipped or broken teeth.
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I have swollen gum on the left side , lower jaw below last but one tooth. Please help.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Dear sir, Nicely brush that area with paste and gargle with salt water,(there can be some food lodgement,)it should be alright , if it still persists, consult a nearest dentist.
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Will it wear fully lower tooth after having crowns on upper teeth that is zinconia metal.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Will it wear fully lower tooth after having crowns on upper teeth that is zinconia metal.
Hello No it will not wear your opposing tooth porcelain is almost same wear resistance as enamel(outermost layer of tooth) but if a full metal crown is present opposing a natural tooth there are chances of abrasion of natural tooth
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My wisdom tooth on right hand upper jaw giving me pain I am on anti biotics. I am 30 years old is it safe to get the wisdom tooth removed?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My wisdom tooth on right hand upper jaw giving me pain I am on anti biotics. I am 30 years old is it safe to get the ...
It is very safe to remove a wisdom tooth, following all the guidelines. A wisdom tooth is like any other tooth as far as extraction is concerned.
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My name is sudhir kumar. I am 22 years old I have a problem of sensitivity in my teeth. Which is the best medicine & toothpaste for that to cure them.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My name is sudhir kumar. I am 22 years old I have a problem of sensitivity in my teeth. Which is the best medicine & ...
Hello. Tooth sensitivity — also known as dentin hypersensitivity — affects the tooth or exposed root surfaces. This occurs when the enamel that protects our teeth gets thinner, or when gum recession occurs, exposing the underlying surface, the dentin, thus, reducing the protection the enamel and gums provide to the tooth and root. If hot, cold, sweet or very acidic foods and drinks, or breathing in cold air, makes your teeth or a tooth sensitive or painful then you may have sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity can come and go over time. Causes: There are many causes of tooth sensitivity, including: Worn tooth enamel from using a hard toothbrush or brushing too aggressively Tooth erosion due to highly acidic foods and beverages Tooth erosion due to bulimia or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) Gum recession that leaves your root surface exposed There are several conditions which can cause pain, but which are not tooth sensitivity: Dental caries A cracked or chipped tooth Grinding or clenching the teeth Leakage around restorations External tooth bleaching Management: Proper oral hygiene is the key to preventing gums from receding and causing sensitive-tooth pain. If you brush your teeth incorrectly, or over-brush, your gums may become sensitive. Brushing properly twice daily for 2 minutes with toothpaste that does not have high levels of abrasives, and flossing once a day, can help reduce the chance of tooth sensitivity. A diet low in acidic foods (tomatoes, pickles, tea, citrus fruits) and drinks also helps prevent tooth sensitivity. Treatment: Apply Plantago Q/ few drops on cotton swab, place it on the affected teeth and press it tightly, do it thrice a day. Orally, take Mag. Phos. 6x/ after every 2 hours. Do visit a dentist for proper diagnosis, share the reports with me. In case possible, will help you in treating your problem.
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I am 33 years old male, I have pain in teeth vain and also sometimes throat cyst pain. Kindly suggest what to do.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 33 years old male, I have pain in teeth vain and also sometimes throat cyst pain.
Kindly suggest what to do.
Take pain killer tablet for pain relief like Dicloran A. consult a dentist near you for thorough check up and treatment accordingly. tooth pain left for long time can cause swelling and other problems
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Hai Dr, am having severe pain on my wisdom teeth which already permanently filled. Still am having pain at nyt n sometimes at day tym too. One week continuously I had dolo. But still pain. Dr. said no root canal option effective n wait till pain get worse. When Dr. check with his tooth stick n beat on my teeth I didn't feel any pain. That is y he said to wait. But I can't sleep .becoz of painam female ,31 yrs Hope reply soon.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hai Dr, am having severe pain on my wisdom teeth which already permanently filled. Still am having pain at nyt n some...
Please get an radio graph done, to see for any pathology or pulpal exposure, and if the pain still persists ask your dentist your remove the filling and give you a temporary dressing, and if the pain still persists you need to either get a RCT done or extraction since its 3rd molar.
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I am having ulcer on my lower lip. The problem is that it is recurrent twice in a month. It is usually appearing when I am eating chicken. This starts about 6 years ago. Ot is very disturbing and the wound is very big size.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Take care of your teeth. You only get one set of permanent teeth. Brush your teeth twice a day, floss every day, and see your dentist regularly.
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The issue is not yet resolved. I was not actually treating the gingivitis well in the beginning itself. Now it got swelling very much. Also was brushing as normal. Which caused bruising everyday almost it also elevated the issue. Now for first time started with proper having antibiotics. Let me check any thing will get subsidies. Gingivitis without pain.

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 deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & 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. 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.
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I had 2 wisdom teeth extracted last wednesday. There was a RC done on 2 teeth with caps fitted. The pain is unbearable for last 1 week. Also, I feel a bone from the extracted tooth base piercing my cheek like a pin. Please let me know if this is normal.

BDS
Dentist,
It takes 6 months to heal that extracted site completely, but if u feel any bony spicule or sharp margin then go to the dentist & remove that part, ur pain automatically will gone
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Dental implants are the most economical solution to tooth loss

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Dental implants are the most economical solution to tooth loss
Dental implants are the most economical solution to tooth loss.
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Hello 2 weeks before my dentist has advised me for advanced cleaning, I used to smoke and there are black patches inside my left right cheeks pls help me with some mouth wash that is available in mumbai And a diet for oral care.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello 2 weeks before my dentist has advised me for advanced cleaning, I used to smoke and there are black patches ins...
Quit habits strictly. Various treatment modalities for oral leukoplakia have been reported, but there is currently no consensus on the most appropriate treatment the treatment modalities include change of lifestyle factors such as tobacco and alcohol intake, medication with retinoids or antimycotics, 13-cis-retenoic acid, carotenoids, vitamin c, e, natural agents (green tea) & non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents surgical excision, cryosurgery, laser evaporation or laser excision.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Retainers should always be kept away from hot water, hot car dashboards, pockets and napkins.
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All About Laser Dentistry - Methods and Results

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
All About Laser Dentistry - Methods and Results

A very interesting thing, that most people would have noticed during their visit to the clinic is the white light that is used on the teeth. This is laser light, which is used extensively over the last couple of decades in dentistry for a variety of treatments. The following are some procedures where laser is commonly used.

  1. Whitening teeth: In-office bleaching is done by applying the whitening agent on the tooth and activating it by laser light. This instant result is whiter teeth and a brighter smile.

  2. Caries: In some cases, laser light is used to remove the decayed portion of the tooth and shape the surrounding healthy tooth to receive the restorative material.

  3. Restorations: When composite resins are used to fill the space left by tooth decay, the decayed portion is removed and the enamel etched to improve adhesion. The composite material is then filled in the tooth space to achieve the desired shape and then light-cured.

  4. Veneers: Where a thin layer of the existing tooth is removed to provide a whiter tooth, then laser light is used. These chemicals are inactive and only become activated when exposed to laser light. In cases of both restorations and veneers, one big advantage is it gives sufficient working time for the dentist to shape the material to the desired form and then activate it.

  5. Gingivitis: Laser is also used in gum diseases where bacteria are removed and the gums are reshaped. Using laser on the root surfaces ensures better removal of the hardened calculus and promotes gum reattachment of the gums to the tooth surfaces.

  6. Root canal therapy: In the root spaces, if there was an infection, laser light can help remove the bacteria before filling up the root canal with gutta percha.

  7. Soft tissue biopsy or lesion removal: Biopsies of the lips, gums, and tongue can be done using laser light. If the lesions are too small and require removal, it can be done by laser, thereby avoiding the need for surgery

Results: In all the above procedures, the laser is more effective than the conventional method that it is replacing. Some advantages include:

  1. Less painful

  2. Anesthesia not required

  3. Avoids tooth drilling in some cases of very minor decay, so patient is at ease

  4. Reduces bleeding and swelling when dealing with soft tissues

  5. Reduces the amount of tooth removal during cavity preparation

Not all situations can be managed with a laser treatment though and conventional biopsies and drills will be required in some cases. As with all other dental situations, a detailed discussion with the dentist on the pros and cons and the patient condition will help make an informed decision.

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I am 12 years old and I have white spots on my teeth, they are so embarrassing, they go brighter if I do regular brushing. What can I do get rid of them in 1-2 weeks?

MDS - Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 12 years old and I have white spots on my teeth, they are so embarrassing, they go brighter if I do regular brus...
White spots on your teeth are due to due to hypocalcification and may be the first sign of cavity. They may have caused due to various factors. The best way to get rid of them are by visiting your dentist he may do a filling or micro- abrade the area depending on your extent of the spots.
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When I drink hot or cold water, there is too much pain because my tooth is too much sensitive, pls help me.

MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Pratapgarh
When I drink hot or cold water, there is too much pain because my tooth is too much sensitive, pls help me.
It is due to irreversible damage of the sensitive area of tooth (pulp). Get the root canal treatment done by an endodontist. Its effective and permanent.
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