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Dr. Poornima

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Dr. Poornima is a renowned Dentist in Koramangala, Bangalore. She is currently associated with Chisel Dental Clinic-Koramangala in Koramangala, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Poornima on Lybrate.com.

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#224, First Floor, 1st Main, Koramangala 7th Block. Landmark: Lane Opposite Star BazaarBangalore Get Directions
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Sir, I am having problem of mouth ulcer since last 6-7 years. I have consulted with so many doctors and not yet found a permanent solution of this. Is this occur due to allergy with some type of food item. Ex-: due to onion. It comes in the gap of 20-25 days. Please provide some tips to terminate this problem permanently.

MBBS, MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Delhi
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I am having problem of mouth ulcer since last 6-7 years. I have consulted with so many doctors and not yet found...
mouth ulcers most common causes are aphthous ulcers- recurrent, subsides usually with amlenox oral paste allergy- due to toothpaste mouthwash etc vitamin deficiency
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
5 Common Toothbrushing Mistakes
Brushing your teeth is one major way to prevent cavities and keep those pearly whites looking beautiful. But if you’re making one of these common toothbrushing mistakes, your teeth might not be getting all the care they need.
1. Flossing after brushing: Everyone should floss at least once per day. But if you’re flossing before you brush, you’re leaving stuff behind that could cause cavities. Even though flossing removes food and plaque that’s stuck between the teeth, it still might be hanging around in your mouth. Following two minutes of brushing with a good floss is the solution for a truly clean smile.
2. Brushing in straight lines: Brushing in straight lines is great for some parts of your teeth, but not all. For the outer surfaces of your teeth, you should be brushing in circles in order to get the best scrub possible. For the inner surfaces of your teeth, brush in up and down motions. Finally, for the tops of your big back teeth, straight lines are the way to go.
3. Not brushing long enough: You should brush at least two times per day, but after every meal is best. And each time you brush, you should do it for two to three minutes.
4. Using an old brush: Toothbrushes need to be replaced about every 3 months. If the bristles of a toothbrush are bent, then it’s past time for a new brush. Why does it matter? Bent bristles just can’t clean the teeth as well as straight bristles. It’s as simple as that.
5. Using the wrong toothpaste: First things first, make sure you’re using a fluoride toothpaste. It strengthens the teeth and prevents cavities. Second, if you’re buying toothpaste for kids, get something fruity-flavored. Kids usually don’t like minty flavors, and might put up a fight if you ask them to brush with a toothpaste they think tastes yucky. Finally, if you have sensitive teeth, get a toothpaste with potassium nitrate. It’s proven to help with tooth sensitivity, and can make it easier to eat hot or cold foods.
If you’re guilty of one or more of these toothbrushing mistakes, you’re not alone. The good news is that now you know how to brush like a pro, and that’s going to go a long way in helping you have a healthier, happier smil
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How to maintain healthy gums. My gums are bleeding for last few days and sometimes I get itching in it. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
How to maintain healthy gums. My gums are bleeding for last few days and sometimes I get itching in it. What should I...
Few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - 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 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.
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Dear sir I have pain in my teeth from last 15 days. I can not eat hot and cold items like tea or cold drink. Kindly suggest what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Dear sir I have pain in my teeth from last 15 days. I can not eat hot and cold items like tea or cold drink. Kindly s...
You have teeth sensitivity problem. . teeth sensitivity is a result of loss of outer most layer(enamel) of teeth..that can be due to : - Tooth grinding - Acidic beverages (such as soda) that cause enamel erosion and dentin exposure. - Brushing with a very abrasive toothpaste, brushing incorrectly and/or brushing more than three times a day could result in a loss of enamel. - A chipped or fractured tooth may expose the dentin.  here are few steps to avoid sensitivity of teeth: - Practice good oral hygiene. - Use a sensitivity toothpaste like Sensodyne. - Don't brush too hard. - Use a softer toothbrush. - Take care while consuming acidic foods. - Use fluoridated dental products. - Avoid grinding your teeth. - See your dentist regularly for professional tooth cleaning, dental care recommendations and advice on treating your sensitive teeth.
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Hi doctor, as an urgency surgery done for oral cancer. Left below jaw remove and sent specimen for lab test. Reports will come in 10 days minimum. Let me know what can be best practice. Thanks in advance. Patient age 65 Male.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Master of Dental Surgery(Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery)
Oral And Maxillofacial Surgeon, Navi Mumbai
Hello lybrate-user, a histopathological examination will be run on this specimen. A pathologist studies the whole specimen, soft tissue and bone and provides a report. The surgeon looks for the margins of the resection to be ideally "free" of tumor, or "close" margins or "positive" margins. These margins refer to the involvement of the tissue by the cancer process. Also the lymph nodes from the neck are examined for involvement. Based on these results the surgeon further refers the patient for Radiation therapy in case of positive or close margins. Hope you find this helpful. I suggest you stay patient and wait for the report.
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I had done capping for my 4 front teeth 10 years back and as per doctor suggestion capping was valid for 10 years only so now color of capped teeth are started fasting so wanted to know how to go for another capping. Which treatment is suggested for another capping treatment.

MDS Orthodontics and Dento Facial Orthopedics, MBA Hosipital Adminstration, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Srikakulam
I had done capping for my 4 front teeth 10 years back and as per doctor suggestion capping was valid for 10 years onl...
Zirconium is the best material and healthy material for capping, but its little costly, single tooth costs 8k. So better go for zirconium. I will come life time.
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Hello my name is Saurabh. I cannot open my full mouth due to tobacco it opens only the size of two fingers how can I make my mouth regular I need a help.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Hello my name is Saurabh. I cannot open my full mouth due to tobacco it opens only the size of two fingers how can I ...
Take Sulphur 30C one dose now and then start taking Cosmos 30C 3 doses daily for 1 week. It will be reduced. Still if you not getting result, please feel free to ask me. Take care. :)
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I'm 24 years. My teeth are not proper in line. At this age can I go for lining my teeth in order? Will it get succeed?

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I'm 24 years. My teeth are not proper in line. At this age can I go for lining my teeth in order? Will it get succeed?
Yes of course you can take treatment for correction of your crowed teeth. You have to visit an orthodontist who is specialist in such cases.
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I am 28 years old female. My family members complain that I have a bad breath. A foul smell comes from my mouth off and on. I brush properly twice a day. I even clean my tongue and the molars also every day. I use colgate toothbrush and toothpaste What can be the reason What should I do?

MFDS RCPS (Glasgow), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am 28 years old female. My family members complain that I have a bad breath. A foul smell comes from my mouth off a...
Hi lybrate-user foul mouth odour can be due to a variety of problems. Most commonly, it indicates bacterial deposits on your teeth (plaque and calculus), which can be easily eliminated with a professional cleaning by your dentist. Occasionally it might arise from food debris accumulation within tooth cavities that may need to be filled, or in spaces between teeth which may require more frequent professional attention and regular, thorough interdental cleaning. Occasionally, foul mouth odour might also arise on a background of certain systemic diseases, and would improve as those diseases are controlled. See your dentist and discuss the problem with them, so the appropriate solution can be identified based upon an accurate diagnosis. Hope this helps.
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I can see my tongue has a rhomboid like small depapillated red patch in midline of tongue since two days. Since then its started to giving some pain like sensation or burning. What should I do?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hello, you need to consult to an Oral surgeon. Its better to get it checked clinically before coming to any diagnosis.
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