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Dr. Poornima

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

12 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. Poornima BDS Dentist, Bangalore
12 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
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Dr. Poornima is a popular Dentist in HAL, Bangalore. She has helped numerous patients in her 12 years of experience as a Dentist. She has completed BDS . She is currently practising at Comfort Dental Zone in HAL, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Poornima on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Meenakshi Ammal Dental College Hospital, - 2005
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English
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Indian Dental Association

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BDS
Dentist, Ramanathapuram
Foods which can be eaten without any difficulty like dairy products, soft breads, softer grains, sea food and soft meat and soft cooked vegetables should be consumed in higher quantities than hard foods while undergoing orthodontic treatment.

Sir, My mom is 49 years old, She is suffering from dry mouth dry eyes, what is this problem? She is also suffering from hcv, rasoli, ulcer. For hcv she is taking homeopathy and for rasoli medicine.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Sir, My mom is 49 years old, She is suffering from dry mouth dry eyes, what is this problem? She is also suffering fr...
Some drug has side effect of dry mouth. If shes under stress also have same symptoms. Dey mouth can be treated by releaving the cause or by using salivary substitute or agents which stimulate saliva. Dry mouth increase the insidance of dental cavity and gum problem so proper oral hygine is very important.
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My teeth got misaligned and gums started decaying because of chewing tobacco and smoking can I get white smile back?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
My teeth got misaligned and gums started decaying because of chewing tobacco and smoking can I get white smile back?
Dear Lybrate user. I can understand. You are aware that the teeth has stains from the chewing tobacco and therefore the first step to bring back the color is quitting smoking and chewing tobacco. Teeth whitening treatment is available with every dentist and you should consult a dentist for the treatment. Take care,
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I have a small lump in my mouth in inner lips. It doesnt pain but feels like moving around when I touch. I smoke 4 ciggaretes a day. Do I have to worry. Its been 4 days.

Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
You might be sufferring from a mucocoele (cyst. You need to consult an oral surgeon as soon as possible. It will be excised. It is completely painless procedure so dont need to worry. For more precise diagnosis and treatment plan consult me in private.
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Sometimes I feel extreme pain in my teeth, left downside. I tried some toothpaste, some special tooth powder also. But I didn't get any result. Please help me in this regard.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sometimes I feel extreme pain in my teeth, left downside. I tried some toothpaste, some special tooth powder also. Bu...
The type of treatment you have for toothache will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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What are the foods a person should eat if he/she is suffering from duodenal ulcers?

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
What are the foods a person should eat if he/she is suffering from duodenal ulcers?
Avoid hot n spices food n reduce d intake of tea n coffee n drink lots of water n eat fruits n curd m coconut water.
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Hi Excess floride problem in teeth what is the solution for whitening teeth.Please help

Dentist, Hoshiarpur
Fluorsis occur during formation of teeth. It is the internal problem of teeth. It can be cured either by veneers or by light cure fillings.
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Sir I have doing brush twice a day. But bad smell is coming from my mouth. What is the reason.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir I have doing brush twice a day. But bad smell is coming from my mouth. What is the reason.
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. Regards
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I have so much pain in my teeth when I drink anything cold. Suggest me what I have to do.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have so much pain in my teeth when I drink anything cold. Suggest me what I have to do.
It can be either due to decay or sensitivity. Get your teeth x-rayed to determine the cause of pain. Decay can be removed n cavity can be filled with cement with or without rct depending on the proximity of decay to the nerve endings. For sensitivity, use desensitizing toothpaste like sensodyne twice daily.
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I have a tooth decay so am planning to get root canal treatment. My friends are suggesting me to go for advanced root canal treatment using laser. Can anyone help me about this?

BDS
Dentist, Varanasi
I have a tooth decay so am planning to get root canal treatment. My friends are suggesting me to go for advanced root...
Hello, Yes, it is possible but results are limited, with very few dentist having the armamentarium for lasers. You can go for rotary root canal t/t with very good results. The main principle of rct is complete sterile root canals, use of lasers for complete rct is still debatable. Regards!
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B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Brush twice a day and floss daily even when your braces are on. The food particles get stuck into the braces very easily. It is very important to keep them clean.

Hello. I am suffering from vomiting problem. Everyday when I woke up and at the time of brushing my teeth I am feeling vomiting. Please help me Thanks.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello. I am suffering from vomiting problem. Everyday when I woke up and at the time of brushing my teeth I am feelin...
The vomit sensation you are talking about is known as Gag Reflex. It is a protective mechanism of the human body to avoid the entrance of any unwanted material down the throat. In your case, you are experiencing the reflex while brushing, that means your brushing pattern might be wrong. You are taking your brush to much deeper areas than required. Also, you might not be cleaning your tongue properly. Visit your dentist and ask him about some correct brushing patterns and start using a tongue cleaner. Whenever you experience gag try to focus on some other activity or object, such as your big toe. It diverts you and thus the gag stops. Avoid mouth breathing, that increases the gag. If the problem persists even after changing your brushing/cleaning pattern and avoiding mouth breathing there is more to it. Pay a visit to both your dentist and gasteroenterologist.
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I am getting cuts around the corners of my mouth. What is the reason for it? Is it infectious? It comes frequently.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. CAUSES ? It is caused by infection with a yeast called Candida. Candida is often present in the mouth and if it spreads to the corners of the mouth it can cause angular cheilitis. ? It can also be caused by infection with the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus. This organism is present without causing problems in the nose of some people. If it spreads to the corners of the mouth it can cause angular cheilitis. The chance of getting angular cheilitis may increase: ? If you have some chronic bowel problems ? If you are low in iron, vitamin B12 or folic acid ? If you have a condition where you drool saliva at the corners of the mouth ? If you wear dentures that do not adequately support the corners of the mouth HOME REMEDY 1. Honey 2. Aloe Vera Gel 3. Lip Balms and Moisturizers 4. Drink plenty of water 5. Cocoa Butter 6. Homemade Mixture 7. 2 tablespoons of tea tree oil, 1 tablespoon of Vitamin E oil, and � tablespoon of petroleum jelly should be mixed and applied over the cracked area as many times possible in a day. 8. Lemon 9. Cucumber 10. Neem Leaves TREATMENT (PRISCRIPTION MEDICINES) 1. Miconazole ointment or candid ointment - need to apply to the corners of your mouth usually 2-4 times daily for 2 or more weeks 2. Chlorhexidine mouthwash used four times daily 3. Course of tablets such as Fluconazole 4. C. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. HOW CAN YOU PREVENT ANGULAR CHEILITIS? If you take the following steps you may be able to prevent angular cheilitis from developing: ? Maintain good oral and denture hygiene ? Wear well-fitting dentures which provide adequate lip support ? Regularly rinse your mouth with water & mouth wash ? Keep good control of your diabetes ? Eat a well-balanced diet Advance procedures can be done with laser.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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Hello, I have a issue with dental problem. Although I brush twice a day but since last 3, 4 months my mouths smells. What should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello, I have a issue with dental problem. Although I brush twice a day but since last 3, 4 months my mouths smells. ...
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently.
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MDS
Dentist, Nellore
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 yellow spot in my teeth, from my childhood , may be due to fluorosis. What should I do .

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have yellow spot in my teeth, from my childhood , may be due to fluorosis.
What should I do .
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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My wife is 6 month pregnant she got extra thoth eruption at upper jaw near wisdom thoth. What to do

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi!plz visit ur dentist n get this thing examined first.Secondly if it is not hurting her she can do the treatment after the delivery and if any treatment required then will have to be done before her third trimester starts.(i.E:by the end of 6th month with the consent of ur gynaecologist)
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I am 23 year old. I have got ulcer in my mouth yesterday. So doctor how to cure it. It's paining when I ate food.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 23 year old. I have got ulcer in my mouth yesterday. So doctor how to cure it. It's paining when I ate food.
Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take'becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief.
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Blood coming from one particular area in gums and condition is exacerbated when teeth are not brushed previous night

Dental surgeon
Dentist, Ahmedabad
It happen because of gums infection cause by calculus so u need treatment lik. 1-scaling (cleaning of teeth) 2- medication. 3- root planing 4-oral profylaxis lik colgate plax or listerine mouth wash
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