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Dr. Prabhakar Naik

Dentist, Bangalore

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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Prabhakar Naik is a popular Dentist in Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore. You can visit him at Unique Dental Care in Yeshwanthpur, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Prabhakar Naik and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Visit a dentist regularly for oral health checkups

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Visit a dentist regularly for oral health checkups.
35 people found this helpful

Having pain in my teeth from long the portion of pain got black colour what should I do to prevent it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
Having pain in my teeth from long the portion of pain got black colour 
what should I do to prevent it.
Plz take a pain killer and then consult a dentist. Pain killer is only going to give you temporary relief. Dentist will find out the cause for the pain and help you to get rid of it.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
We suggest, 2 to 3 minutes is the mininum time for brushing.  
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Dental Care

BDS, FICOI
Dentist, Guna

Chewing food from the affected side should be avoided.

Hello doctor oam cleaning my tongue and teeth clearly but why my mouth smell even after brushing of one hour please help.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello doctor oam cleaning my tongue and teeth clearly but why my mouth smell even after brushing of one hour please h...
You require scaling i.e. Professional cleaning. This is due to the calculus which accumulates in the mouth, which cannot be removed by brushing.
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Dental Caries (Tooth Decay) - Know About Its Treatment

BDS, MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Noida
Dental Caries (Tooth Decay) - Know About Its Treatment

Sudden tooth pain is usually a sign of cavities or dental caries. This is the most common form of oral disease that affects people across the world. A cavity can affect a person at any age. Caries can be categorized under two headings: pit and fissure caries and surface caries. The former usually affect the horizontal planes of the molars and the back planes of the teeth in front. Surface caries are usually found at the joints between two teeth and the gum line.

Dental caries are formed over a period of time. The earlier they are addressed, the less the damage caused and the less painful it is. Bacteria is the root cause of this problem. This bacteria causes sugar in your food to turn into acid. When the acid and bacteria are combined together, it forms plaque. This plaque dissolves the minerals in the enamel coating of a tooth and creates pits. These get larger with time and gradually the softer dentin layer below the enamel also gets decayed. This is when the patient feels a toothache. If the tooth is not addressed at this stage, the roots of the tooth can also get decayed leading to the tooth needing to be extracted.

Dental caries usually have no symptoms until the damage is done. The only way to diagnose it in its early stages is by a dental examination. Hence, it is essential to schedule dental exams every six months. If you skipped a dental exam, a toothache or increased sensitivity to hot or cold food can be taken as a sign of a cavity.

The treatment for a cavity depends on the extent of the damage caused.

A filling is the most common form of treatment for a cavity. This involves the removal of decayed tooth material and the use of a material such as silver, gold, porcelain or composite resin to replace it.

Your dentist may also choose to fit a crown on the tooth. This is done is there is extensive tooth damage and only a limited tooth structure is left. As with a filling, the decayed part of the tooth is removed and a crown made of gold or porcelain is fitted over the tooth.

If the cavity reaches an advanced stage where the nerve within the tooth dies; your dentist may want to perform a root canal. This involves the removal of the inner part of the tooth along with all the pulp and nerve cells. A sealant is then filled into the emptied areas. 

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My teeth are yellow. In the corner of the teeth thre is white and bad smelling things which is not removed very well thr .

Dentist, Gurgaon
My teeth are yellow. In the corner of the teeth thre is white and bad smelling things which is not removed very well ...
this is calculus about which you told us. it gets accumulated between and around the teeth causing gum infection and bad breath. if not taken care, causes bleeding gums. visit a dentist for professional cleaning of your teeth. start warm saline rinses 2-3 times a day. ask for polishing also, this will help in improving the colour of your teeth.
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My daughter has uneven teeth. Her age is exact 9 years old. Pls tell me what to do. She has protruding incisors and uneven canine. ON OPG Xray 8 teeth have not erupted yet. Being advised by some dentist to put steel plate for aligning the teeth while others have told me to wait it will auto correct as she grows. Am confused what to do.

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH)
Pediatrician, Mangalore
My daughter has uneven teeth. Her age is exact 9 years old. Pls tell me what to do. She has protruding incisors and u...
Your daughter is now 9 years, so please wait till secondary growth is completed. Malalainment of teeth can be done anytime after that, you need not worry at all now.
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Who should be treating you with braces?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Who should be treating you with braces?
Although dentistry has seen tremendous developments in treatment techniques and materials in the last few decades, public awareness exercises have somehow not been able to keep pace with its rise. As a result most people today will be surprised if they are told that dentistry has nine different specialties.

Orthodontics happens to be the first specialty in dentistry. It deals with prevention, interception & correction of malocclusion (improper bite). Common problems like spacing between teeth, crowding of teeth due to lack of space, protrusion of teeth, un-aesthetic smile etc. Can be easily corrected by timely orthodontic intervention.

A malocclusion can result either due to abnormal position of the teeth or lack of harmony between upper & lower jaws. The best person to treat problems of such nature is an orthodontist. An orthodontist undergoes three years of rigorous training during his postgraduate program wherein he treats hundreds of patients having malocclusion of varying severity. After successful completion of the course he is awarded with the degree of mds orthodontics.

However as a consequence of lack of awareness, a lot of patients still do not seek the advice of an orthodontist for their problem. As a result such patient do not get the desired treatment outcome which predisposes their dentition for relapse after treatment. In addition such patients may also experience harmful effects on their occlusion (chewing efficiency) and may develop tmj (temporomandibular joint) related disorders in the long run. It is recommended that an orthodontic specialist be consulted before undergoing treatment of such nature.



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Mere daanto m keeda lag gya h na koi pain h na hi khane m takleef but thoda tut gya h btay ki m kya karu.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Mere daanto m keeda lag gya h na koi pain h na hi khane m takleef but thoda tut gya h btay ki m kya karu.
Hello Lybrate user, you have cavity in your teeth. Without examining your teeth it is not possible to suggest any treatment. So find a nearby dentist and give him a visit.
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My jaw is not properly situated lower jaw is somewhat backward what can be done to do it correct?

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolhapur
My jaw is not properly situated lower jaw is somewhat backward what can be done to do it correct?
You should consult orthodontist. This can be corrected with braces and /or surgical treatment. But clinical examination is must for final say.
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Hi doctors, my mother has a problem that when she gets into deep sleep at night. Water fills her mouth and then it bursts and then she has to take long breaths and then cough lasts for 2-3 mins. This happens when she is deep asleep midnight or early morning what kind of prob is this? she has symptoms of fatigue and has a lesion in the throat. Tests say that lesion is not a problem. What can be its cure?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
What lesion does she have on throat? salivation may increase due to certain nerve stimulation in certain patients. Is she taking any medication for any other known disease like bp etc? medications could alter the flow of saliva in mouth.
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BDS
Dentist,
7 Oral hygiene dental facts. Can you add any to this list?

Oral-Systemic health connection:

1.86% of women brush twice daily or more, 66% of men brush daily or more. Does this surprise you?
2. It has been found that brushing for most people removes plaque between 28-52%.
3.12% of people floss daily.
4. It is recommended to brush 2x a day, see a dentist 2x a year, floss 1x a day, & replace your toothbrush 3 to 4x a year.
5. People with dental insurance are more likely to visit the dentist than those without dental insurance.
6. Tongue cleaning with a tongue scraper is proven to help reduce heart attacks, pneumonia, premature births, diabetes, osteoporosis, & infertility in men.
7. Flossing once a day can increase your life expectancy by 6 years.
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BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.

Sir, in my inside mouth there is some white dots in both side I want to know it is cancer are any. It is for 25yrs plse answer.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir, in my inside mouth there is some white dots in both side 
I want to know it is cancer are any. It is for 25yrs p...
No every white dot is not cancer there fore come out of this dilemma and consult a dental surgeon and get examined.
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Theeth problem hi bahut taklif hii kuch bhi khana nahi kha pata or muh me chhala bhi aa gaya hai or bahut jayada dant me dard hii or bahut sare ilaaj kiya par koi fayda nahi please koi upay bataiye.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy, MD Homoeopathic
Homeopath, Pune
Theeth problem hi bahut taklif hii kuch bhi  khana nahi kha pata or muh me chhala bhi aa gaya hai or bahut jayada dan...
Consult nearby dentist to find out the cause.(dental carries, gingivitis, or else) treat first. Plantago q homoeopathic medicine take a cup of water add 2-3 drops of medicine and gar gal 2 times a day. Or take a piece of cotton apply a 2 drops of medicine and put over affected area. Will cure the pain.
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I have a infection in my tooth. My dentist suggest me to have root canal. He has clean my tooth twice and done a temporary filling. But still I have a unbearable pain continuously till the ear. I am taking enzoflam very often 3 times a days kindly help me.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have a infection in my tooth. My dentist suggest me to have root canal. He has clean my tooth twice and done a temp...
if the cavity is on the pulp ... that means its a root canal ... kindly get it done .. you will be relieved of pain .. at times .. i also give temporary filling to my patients .. but i tell my patients that if there is pain over the temporary filling it only means that it is irreversible pulpitis .. that is cavity is too deep to withstand only filling would need a root canal treatment ...
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Hi, i'm 26 years old and off late I could fine yellowish in my tooth, how do I prevent it from decaying?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Brush regularly with a right brush and right brushing technique. Use a floss and visit a dentist regularly, if the tooth is already decayed get it filled on time before it gets painfull.
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