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Dr. Prashanth

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Prashanth 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. Prashanth is a renowned Dentist in Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Prashanth personally at Meenakshi Dental Care in Bannerghatta Road, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Prashanth on Lybrate.com.

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What I have to do?the bleeding is happens when i brush,n it happens every morning.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
You r having gingivitis. U have to go for a dental cleaning. Gingivitis usually clears up after a thorough professional cleaning ,as long as you continue good oral hygiene at home brush your teeth with soft bristle toothbrush and do flossing . Thank you.
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I brush my teeth every morning but my breath smells very bad also I clean my tongue daily. What could be the reason?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I brush my teeth every morning but my breath smells very bad also I clean my tongue daily. What could be the reason?
Deposits over teeth surface is one of the main reason for fowl smell. The other possible reasons are keeping mouth dry for long. Constipation, any infection in mouth or even lungs could cause this.
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My teeth was fully yellowish what I need to do to remove the yellowish on the teeth. If any medicine for this please inform me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My teeth was fully yellowish what I need to do to remove the yellowish on the teeth. If any medicine for this please ...
How to make Teeth white (a)Avoid Certain Foods/Drinks When Possible: We’re not asking you to give up your morning coffee, just to reduce the intake of the above foods as much as possible. Sometimes simply being aware can help us make better choices. (b)Drink Water: After you’ve consumed a tooth-staining food or drink try to immediately follow it with a glass of water. Swirling water around your mouth can drastically help clear away the acids or staining. This simple step is free and easy, and can drastically help reduce tooth discoloration. (c)Proper Dental Hygiene: Proper brushing, flossing and regular dental checkups help keep teeth healthy for a lifetime. Develop these habits early and you’re less likely to have dental problems down the line. (d)Teeth Whitening: The good news is that there are many options available to whiten teeth. Some can be done at home while others can take help of Homoeopathic medicines. Homoeopathic medicine HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night
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Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food

BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
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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Importance of Teeth

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Importance of Teeth

The Cause of Indigestion could be absence of HEALTHY TEETH.. !!

Get yourself checked.

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I have sensitive teeth, suffering since last 10 years. Problem is increasing, please suggest for remedial action.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have sensitive teeth, suffering since last 10 years. Problem is increasing, please suggest for remedial action.
You can use some sensitive paste like senquel f apply over affected portion 3 to 4 times a day for 3 to 5 minutes. For a period of one month. If senstivity still persists. Kindly check for any deep cavity.
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I have mouth ulcer. I have tried many ways to cure it. But its very often seen. Please suggest me anything more.

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I have mouth ulcer. I have tried many ways to cure it. But its very often seen. Please suggest me anything more.
Hi, there are many causes of mouth ulcers like stress, trauma, constipation, vitamin deficiency and many more. Riboflavin will not help much unless the ulcers are due to vitamin deficiency. You can apply mucopain gel over the ulcers four to five times a day for relief from burning and pain. Visit an oral medicine specialist for complete treatment. Regards.
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Dear sir I have pain in my teeth from last 3 days. I can't eat hot and cold I teams. Kindly suggest what should I do please suggest.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mohali
Dear sir I have pain in my teeth from last 3 days. I can't eat hot and cold I teams. Kindly suggest what should I do ...
You are suffering from dental sensitivity. It can be due to cavity in your tooth or cervical erosion. In any case treatment it either filling or root canal that depends on its extent or proximity to pulp.
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I have frequent mouth sores from last three months. And my stomach is also not set. At night time sleep I have lots and lots of weired dreams that cause trouble in sleep. please tell me what is this and medicine for this plz.

BDS, FICOI, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
Dentist, Bangalore
Mouth sores will causes due to spicy food, stress, vitamin deficiency etc, avoid spicy food and stress, be calm, kindly consult nearby dentist to find out the cause and get the treatment done, regarding your dreams and sleep you need to consult a psychologist.
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I am getting blood in my teeth, sometimes during brush time and during eating. What should i do? Please advise.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am getting blood in my teeth, sometimes during brush time and during eating.  What should i do? Please advise.
Bleeding is due to gum disease known as gingivitis with plaque deposition. Scaling is the best option for plaque removal. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash three times a day after each meal. Keep your mouth clean.
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I have a probleam in my end tooth of upper side where some gap and after eating some pieces of food is going there and iam feeling pain.I visited the Dentist and his advice taken xray and doctor checking that not agreed to open that teeth because it is not showing normally and this end teeth is giving me pain

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Sir, you are talking about your wisdom upper tooth. As per query it may be grossly decayed and infected. Your age is also more as per this condition. Teeth of any position or abnormal outline whatever we can remove that tooth. I would recommend you to consult us. At present you can take medicine which have high pain killing intensity thanks for consultation.
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BDS, MDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 
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I have pain in my teeth regularly and I have remove My two teeth recently so I this case I have problem for eating food pls give me a best solution.

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
I have pain in my teeth regularly and I have remove My two teeth recently so I this case I have problem for eating fo...
After tooth removal: 1. Take out the cotton dressing after half an hour after tooth removal. 2. Be on cold liquid diet for 2 days. 3. Don't spit vigorously on the day of removal. 4. On the day of removal don't rinse your mouth with water or any liquid. 5. Don't eat anything from the side of tooth removal for 2-3 days. 6. Day after removal rinse your mouth with saline (salt) water. You do this thrice a day for 1 week. This will keep food particles out of socket and enhance healing. 7. Don't touch the wound with fingers or even tongue which contaminates it and will take longer to heal. 8. You can have 1 capsule of b complex with vitamin c for better nutrition that favors healing. Th; anks.
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My teeth has not that much stronger so that what is the solution can I take for it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth has not that much stronger so that what is the solution can I take for it?
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 procedures. You may consult me in person too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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Scaling and Polishing for Healthy Teeth

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Scaling and Polishing for Healthy Teeth

What is scaling?
Over time, even with regular brushing and flossing, plaque (sticky, soft, bacteria infected layer) and tartar (calcium) deposits build up on your teeth. Scaling removes the tartar and plaque with specialised equipment. Scaling effectively cleans up your teeth by using ultrasound to loosen the tartar and then using tools to scrape it off from the surface of the tooth.

What is polishing?
Polishing is done to remove excess plaque and remove stains. Scaling is always followed by polishing. Polishing also smoothes and shines the teeth to prevent plaque from building up again. It is either done by foam or fluoride gel treatment to reduce the possibility of tooth decay and sensitivity.

Why are they done?
Scaling and polishing are not only done for cosmetic reasons; they are also done for overall oral health. Excessive plaque and tartar buildup will eventually lead to the perfect environment for bacteria to thrive and multiply. The ultimate purpose of polishing and scaling is to clean the surface of the teeth so that the bacteria cannot attach to them and cause serious oral problems (such as gum disease). Also, scaling and polishing offer far better cleaning of your teeth than everyday brushing and flossing.

However, scaling and polishing is not a curative treatment. If your teeth have been damaged by cavities or other oral diseases, you need medical attention.

In fact, professionally, this treatment is called prophylactic treatment; and the word ‘prophylactic’ comes from prophylaxis, which is Greek for ‘to prevent disease’. Thus scaling and polishing is more of a preventive measure than a cure.

Do they hurt?
This process is essentially painless. Most of the people who undergo this treatment usually have the following experiences:

  1. Tickling sensation
  2. Coolness from the water used to clean the mouth
  3. Pressure during the scraping process (The dentist uses specialised tools to “scrape” the tartar deposits off the tooth’s surface). If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.
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I have removed my wisdom tooth its completely healed now can't open my mouth if I'm opening forcefully its paining a lot what could be the reason.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I have removed my wisdom tooth its completely healed now can't open my mouth if I'm opening forcefully its paining a ...
It's because of musle spasm. Don't try to open your mouth suddenly and fully. Try to open gradually and do it as many times as you can in a day. Keep bundles of wooden ice cream sticks between upper and lower teeth for 5-10 mins and gradually increase the number of sticks day by day. Do this exercise till desired mouth opening is achieved.

I have too much pain in my teeth what should I do now? I have infection in my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have too much pain in my teeth what should I do now? I have infection in my teeth.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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Bleeding Gums !

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Bleeding Gums !
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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I am 22 years of old and I was use to smoke before and then I quit and some day before I smoked once and getting pain in my mouth near oesophagous. When I open my mouth it pains me. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Stop smoking completely apply boroglycerin paint take tab brufen after meal for three days and use listerin mouthwash regularly.
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I Am getting bad breathe from my mouth. Can any one say me reasons and medications?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I Am getting bad breathe from my mouth. Can any one say me reasons and medications?
You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then.
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