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Dr. Poornima

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

16 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
Dr. Poornima BDS Dentist, Bangalore
16 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
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Dr. Poornima is one of the best Dentists in HSR Layout, Bangalore. She has over 16 years of experience as a Dentist. She is a qualified BDS . You can meet Dr. Poornima personally at Celebrity Smiles HSR Layout in HSR Layout, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Poornima and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - M.S. Ramaiah Dental College, - 2001
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Karnataka State Dental Council

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I AM 62 YRS MALE. MY TWO ADJACENT TEETH RIGHT SIDE NEXT TO MOLAR TOOTH HAVE BROKEN AND ROOTS ARE INSIDE THE JAW. IS IT NECESSARY TO EXTRICATE THE BROKEN PORTION OF TEETH? CAN WE IMPLANT TEETH MAKING USE OF THE PORTION OF TOOTH IN THE JAW?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I AM 62 YRS MALE. MY TWO ADJACENT TEETH RIGHT SIDE NEXT TO MOLAR TOOTH HAVE BROKEN AND ROOTS ARE INSIDE THE JAW. IS I...
It is best to get your broken teeth removed to prevent infections n pus accumulations in future. Implants r placed were there is no part of tooth is left behind. You can plan with an implantologist to place implants soon after the roots r removed on the same day.
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Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities as the bacteria in dental plaque changes them into acids.
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Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
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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Sar mere tooth me problem hai.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
Sar mere tooth me problem hai.
You need to consult an orthodontist. He will suggest you braces for proper alignment. Braces take time but give good and satisfying results.
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I have yellow teeth. How to whiten them?

BDS
Dentist,
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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I am a 35 year old male. I am suffering from brauxism for the last 3 years. Have used mouth gaurds and meds as suggested by my dentist. But there seems to be no improvement. Fed up of using the mouth guards. Can you please suggest dos and don'ts to improve upon my condition. Looking forward to an earnest response.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am a 35 year old male. I am suffering from brauxism for the last 3 years. Have used mouth gaurds and meds as sugges...
Dental guard or accrual splints are the best and harmless treatment for brauxism.Some medicines are also there but they have bad side effects. You can go to a good physiotherapist. They can help you .
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Hi, Dr. Sir, My age is 49 year , From 3days I am feeling pain backech from lower spinal joint. I can not stand properly. It will take 5 minutes time to stand properly and walk. from 15 days back I was suffering pain of premolar teeth and taken many antibiotics and pain killer finally teeth was removed. Is it side effect of those medition because I have not feel any problem in life. THANKS

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
frankly back and tooth pain are irrelevant but only possibility could be that as u have pain in joints and that indicates chronic bone loss so if it the case then sorrunding bone all over tooth also become less hence cause gum infection followed by pain and tooth removal. .
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A dog bite on my foot and his tooth mark get stuck ed it was a pet do what should I do to get safe.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
A dog bite on my foot and his tooth mark get stuck ed it was a pet do what should I do to get safe.
Get an anti rabies injection first then only you will be safe. You should not take any chances with dog bite. Dog are dog whether pet or stray dogs so get injection asap.
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All About Different Types of Gum Disease

FWFO, MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
All About Different Types of Gum Disease

Gum disease begins with the growth of bacteria in your mouth and it may end with loss of teeth. Thus, the severity of gum disease or periodontitis should not be underestimated. Tooth loss mainly happens due to the destruction of the tissue which surrounds the teeth. 

Types of gum disease:

  1. Gingivitis: Gingivitis is basically the first stage of periodontitis. It causes bleeding from the gums and also causes immense pain in the teeth.
  2. Periodontitis: In periodontitis, the gum and teeth separate. A gap is formed between the two which may cause debris to accumulate in the space and cause other infections.

Causes of gum disease:
The exact cause of gum disease is not known but here are some of the possible causes:

  1. Hormonal changes: Hormonal changes during pregnancy, menopause and puberty are just some times the gums become more sensitive and gingivitis develops.
  2. Illnesses: Cancer, HIV, diabetes and other illnesses may cause problems with the immune system and damage the gums. This is an example of how gingivitis is caused as a complication of other disorders.
  3. Bad habits: Smoking causes gum disease as you may already know.
  4. Poor oral hygiene: Not brushing and flossing may lead to accumulation of food materials in the mouth causing gum diseases.
  5. Family history: Family history is also a major contributing factor to what may cause gum disease.

Treatment:
The treatment prescribed for gum disease depends how deep it is set and whether it is a case of gingivitis or periodontitis. Here are the possible treatments for gum disease:

  1. Professional dental cleaning: This is the most common treatment used in the early stages of gum disease. In fact, dental cleanings are usually used to prevent it and are used as soon as tartar and plaque buildup. 
  2. Scaling and root planing: This is also a type of cleaning except that it needs to be done under a local anesthetic as there is a certain degree of pain involved in the procedure.
  3. Surgery: Surgery is also sometimes used to remove the infected pockets and put the gums back in their original place.
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My front two teeth have big gap, please help me what can I do ?

BDS
Dentist,
My front two teeth have big gap,
please help me  
what can I do ?
This gap between two teeth is called diastema. It can be corrected by either orthodontic treatment using bands our your teeth after frenectomy. It can also be corrected by light cure filling material use of which will reduce gap. One more option is crowns. Please visit a good dentist of your area.
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I'm 19 year old. I a small white patch on my teeth since childhood. My whole teeth is yellow colour only that patch is in white. I brush my teeth twice daily. Yet they are yellow in colour. please suggest what can I do for white teeth at home.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Yamunanagar
I'm 19 year old. I a small white patch on my teeth since childhood. My whole teeth is yellow colour only that patch i...
You might be having hypoplastic teeth. For aesthetic reasons, bleaching can be done and if that white patch is hard and permanent, crow. Can be placed on the tooth.
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I get blood from my teeth when ever I brush or some time suddenly blood comes from teeth. Pls tell me how to get rid of this problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I get blood from my teeth when ever I brush or some time suddenly blood comes from teeth. Pls tell me how to get rid ...
We need more investigations with clinical examination 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. 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 Sir, My age is 32 years. But kuch Dino SE mere jeebh me chhale ho gaye hain. Kuch bhi nahi khaya ja raha hai. Smile gel try kiya but koi asar nahi hua. Kya karu?

BDS
Dentist, Una
Hello Sir, My age is 32 years. But kuch Dino SE mere jeebh me chhale ho gaye hain. Kuch bhi nahi khaya ja raha hai. S...
Take some vit. B12 capsules. One capsule once a day. Visit a dental surgeon. For getting quick relief.
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Hi sir! l have pain in my tooth and also bleeding through my tooth. Please give information to cure.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi sir! l have pain in my tooth and also bleeding through my tooth. Please give information to cure.
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. 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'm getting pimples on tongue. Please advise.

MBBS
General Physician,
Can you please send a photo so that it will be easy for us to diagnose and inform you about the treatment.
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A few months back I hd a root canal done but the cap came off immediately afterwards. I did not go bk to fix it. Is a repeat root canal necessary to fix the cap again?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
A few months back I hd a root canal done but the cap came off immediately afterwards. I did not go bk to fix it. Is a...
If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need re-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.
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I have teeth pain what I have to do?

BDS
Dentist,
I have teeth pain what I have to do?
Kindly get an x-ray done of the tooth having pain. May be you will have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap. Till then you can take a pain killer like tab ketorol dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Which is the best mouth wash available in India, I heard some mouth washes which contain alcohol leads to oral cancer, Presently I'm using listerine.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Which is the best mouth wash available in India, I heard some mouth washes which contain alcohol leads to oral cancer...
Most of them don't have alcohol they r chlorehexadine or iodine based , excessive use of every thing may b bad
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I am getting mouth ulcers, which medicine do I need to take in order to get rid myself of these in less time. Help me out.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
I am getting mouth ulcers, which medicine do I need to take in order to get rid myself of these in less time. Help me...
Mouth ulcers can come if the patient is having stress, lack of vitamins, any injury, having hot or spicy food. It may also come if you have stomach problems like acid regurgitaion. Kindly meet the dentist and he may advice relief. Eating healthy food will relieve you of the problem.
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Dear doctor. I have a 3 years old kid (boy) he have a tooth decay problem .all of the teeth is damage and crown of all the teeth had finished and remain teeth become black. Many doctor told me permanent teeth will damage if I will not treat my kid teeth and doctor suggest me treatment through anesthesia but I am very afraid and worry about my kid please suggest me the genuine guidance which is suitable to my child.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dear doctor. I have a 3 years old kid (boy) he have a tooth decay problem .all of the teeth is damage and crown of al...
Dear Lybrate user, your kid's teeth need immediate attention. The more you delay because of your fear, the more damage it'll cause. Your explanation seems to point towards baby bottle decay syndrome. Due to the habit of kids sleeping with sweetened milk bottles in their mouth for long hours and improper dental hygiene, there's extensive tooth decay. Your dentist has advised you right. Get the dental treatment done. Decayed, unpleasant looking milk teeth are bad for your kid's confidence as well. The decay is sure to affect developing permanent teeth also. I'd suggest you to not delay it any further.
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