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Dr. Prashanth R.

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Prashanth R. Dentist, Bangalore
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. Prashanth R. is a renowned Dentist in V S Dental & Hospital, Bangalore. He is currently practising at Dr. Prashanth R.@V S Dental College & Hospital in V S Dental & Hospital, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Prashanth R. on Lybrate.com.

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When i had some chilled and hot food that time my teeth is pain. What should I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
When i had some chilled and hot food that time my teeth is pain. What should I do?
Your hypersensitivity problem in your tooth .How many days you have this? use Thermoseal RA toothpaste twice or thrice daily for 15 days .You will get relief.and advised to go for a detailed checkup. You can consult me .
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My son is 24 years healthy. He has, over the years, developed uneven teeth. The 2 front teeth are slanting and is grown one almost over the other. Roots/base are proper but overlapping at the rest. How do we correct this at an inexpensive way?

BDS
Dentist, Varanasi
Hello, you may get removable orthodontic appliance for your son from orthodontist this is comparatively inexpensive but may not give 100% result. Its better to get fixed orthodontic t/t done, its comparatively expensive but will give the desired result. One more important thing the age factor, kindly get the t/t done as soon as posiible. Regards!
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Do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpastes? Is drinking fruit juice as good for you as eating fruit?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpastes?
Is drinking fruit juice as good for you as eatin...
All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Eating fruits is much better than drinking juices. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.
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I have some dental problem that is my teeth is not white. please tell me the way to clean the teeth.

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I have some dental problem that is my teeth is not white. please tell me the way to clean the teeth.
Hello lybrate-user you can turn into white by maintaining oral hygiene. The slight dull color of teeth is due to deposits on its surfaces. If they are dark yellow you can go for bleaching of your teeth. But if they are slightly yellow then you can try snow dent tooth paste regularly. Apply it on your teeth and wait for 10 min. After that you can even brush with it.
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I am suffering from pain in my teeth at the right side when I drink cold water from last week so please suggest me so that I can get rid of it.

BDS, MDS - Periodontics, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), Post Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Management (P.G.D.H.M)
Dentist, Noida
I am suffering from pain in my teeth at the right side when I drink cold water from last week so please suggest me so...
most likely a cavity. so get urself checked and treated accordingly. likely a root canal treatment
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Early morning before brushing A bad smell from mouth is felt by me. I visually checked my mouth, No abnormalities are found when I felt that some thing is present around the upper part of neck then I made try for coming out and I got a white small piece (12 mm long and 4 mm dia. Approx ). Is It a sign of throat cancer? Please assist.

BDS
Dentist, Surat
Early morning before brushing A bad smell from mouth is felt by me. I visually checked my mouth, No abnormalities are...
Dear lybrate-user, Start brushing your teeth before bedtime. This may solve your half of the problems. That small white piece may be sputum (cough), If it comes every day in the morning, then visit your family doctor or general physician for further checkup. There is very less possibility of throat cancer, it may be because of the allergy, tonsillitis, throat infection, TB, Bronchitis, etc.
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My dentist has advised to use" gel cam" which I regularly used for 15 days. I feel that it's use has weaken my teeth but my dentist don't agree. Please let me know the use of" gel cam" and how & when to use it. Thanks.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
My dentist has advised to use" gel cam" which I regularly used for 15 days. I feel that it's use has weaken my teeth ...
Hi gel kam is a flouride toothpaste usually given as anti cavity. Fir sensitivity it is also used. It should not harm.
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My teeth is pale yellow. Please, suggest a toothpaste to get rid of it. Thanks for your help.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My teeth is pale yellow.
Please, suggest a toothpaste to get rid of it.
Thanks for your help.
If there is calculus deposit also the teeth wil look yellow so get it cleaned first by a dentist and colgate is good enuf.
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7 Benefits of Chewing Sugar-Free Gum

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
7 Benefits of Chewing Sugar-Free Gum

Chewing gum may be made popular as a style statement in the recent past, but in reality, it is as ancient as the Aztecs and the Mayans, who had the habit of chewing gum or bark. Over the years, numerous studies have been conducted to deep-dive into its benefits, and it has been found to be very beneficial.
With the recent fad of foods going sugar-free, chewing gums also left the sugar in them out.

For routine regular oral care, it is advisable to brush and rinse after each meal. However, in cases when one is not at home, this becomes a practical challenge. A good option is to chew a sugar-free gum after each meal, so that decay and gum disease are reduced to a large extent. This can be supplemented with a brushing or flossing as soon as it becomes available.

In addition to avoiding sugar load, there are other benefits of chewing sugar-free gum as listed below:

  • Kills microorganisms: It is believed that chewing sugar-free gum for about 10 minutes can kill up to 100 million bacteria in the mouth.
  • Stimulates production of saliva: The jaw movement that happens with chewing gum increases saliva production and flow. This helps in diluting the acids in the mouth, flushing out plaque, and removing food particles that are lodged in various areas.
  • Prevents decay: With improved salivary flow, the chances of dental decay are delayed. Studies comparing pH of the mouth before and after chewing gum have confirmed that sugar-free gums reduce the acidic level of the mouth, which is conducive for tooth decay. There is no actual sugar in the gum, thereby one of the factors required for decay is eliminated.
  • Xylitol: One of the main ingredients in sugar-free gums, it is shown to reduce the amount of bacteria that lead to decay in the mouth. This is an ingredient from fruits and vegetables and so good for the overall health.
  • Improves digestion: As is well known, the first step of digestion begins in the mouth. With improved salivary flow and increased chewing, food is digested to a greater extent leading to reduced incidence of acid reflux.
  • Boosts logic and memory: Chewing gum stimulates blood flow to the brain and stimulates the neural pathway. This has multiple benefits including improved memory, improved alertness and logical skills, reduced anxiety, and improved learning and memory.
  • Saves money: With all these benefits, especially reduced incidence of gum disease and tooth decay, it is estimated that a lot of money spent on dental treatments is saved.

So, the next time you see the sugar-free gum at the billing counter, there is no need to think too much about it, go for it!!

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I have problem with bad breath from mouth and nose bad taste in mouth I also have tonsils and often get tonsil stones some times problem with stomach acidity.

BDS, MDS - Periodontics, Ph.D.
Dentist, Pune
Bad breath or halitosis can be because of many reasons. It can be intraoral or extra oral. For intra-oral cause, get your teeth checked by a periodontist, and get them cleaned. Try to keep your mouth, gums, and tongue clean and your cavities filled.
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I am suffering from sensitivity in my teeth? What should I do for get rid from this problem.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
I am suffering from sensitivity in my teeth? What should I do for get rid from this problem.
Hello! Sensitivity in teeth could be normal in certain individuals to a certain extent. It could also be an indicator to a cavity or loss of tooth structure. You need to get your teeth examined to identify the cause and get treated accordingly. Meanwhile you can use a toothpaste like Sensodyne or Thermoseal RA to reduce the sensitivity. I strongly advice to get a check up done first, to avoid delaying treatment for the cause.
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Dear sir I had issue with teeth's my teeth's are getting yellowish and there is plague on it now what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Dear sir I had issue with teeth's my teeth's are getting yellowish and there is plague on it now what should I do?
Kindly get scaling done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I an 20 years old I am not any smoking but yellow slide on my teeth how I remove them.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I an 20 years old I am not any smoking but yellow slide on my teeth how I remove them.
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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I am a 42 year old male, Recently while brushing the teeth blood stain is seen while spitting. When I examined it was from the root of one or two teeth. Is it a major problem or shall I neglect the same.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 42 year old male, Recently while brushing the teeth blood stain is seen while spitting. When I examined it was...
Bleeding is due to infected & swollen gums. Advise investigation (OPG x-ray) with clinical examination for the treatment to check for bone loss & pockets. Adv. artificial enamel filling, deep cleaning or surgical curettage, a 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.
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I am 22 years old a frequent smoker. Usually 1to2 cigarettes per day. When last smoked after one hour blood blister formed on my left inner cheek with a small bubble of white (may be pus) help me.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Its may be salivary gland minor burn or cheek biting .please avoid smoking. You can easily get out of this habit at a early age.
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I have bad smell coming from my mouth despite brushing twice a day and using mouthwash at night. I suspect that it is something to do with my digestive system.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Use mouthwash after each meal.//do flossing. Get examination by dentist-for gum infection//pyorrhoea. For medical management ask privately.
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I am 23 years old. One of my friend have a problem. When he start speaking bad smell is come out from his mouth. Guide how to avoid it?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Bad breath from the mouth can be of various reasons. Like accumulation of plaque and tartar, decay in teeth, dry mouth, smoking and tobacco chewing, consumption of caffeinated beverages and alcoholic drinks, sore throat, bad digestion. For beginning, go for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use a mouthwash after brushing twice daily. Increase intake of water. Avoid oilly n spicy foods.
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My teeth get yellowish. I also gone under treatment when in 3rd grade as due to playing I broke my front teeth. So now getting yellowish.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My teeth get yellowish. I also gone under treatment when in 3rd grade as due to playing I broke my front teeth. So no...
Since the treatment has already been done. You can jus get a cap made over it. After reevaluating the xray. And past treatment done on it.
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What type of foods should I avoid and prefer after having a root canal treatment recently?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
What type of foods should I avoid and prefer after having a root canal treatment recently?
Do NOT Eat or Drink: Crunchy foods such as carrots, corn on the cob or apples, as they could damage the tooth or cause undue pain. Chewy foods such as gum, most breads or candy, like taffy, as it could pull out the temporary filling. Hard foods such as ice or nuts as they could damage the tooth or cause unnecessary pain. Avoid alcohol as it could increase bleeding. Avoid food that is excessively hot as it could increase sensitivity. Also avoid spicy food could cause unnecessary discomfort or sensitivity. DO Eat and Drink: Fruit smoothies Yogurt Ice Cream (without nuts or anything crunchy or chewy) Bananas Mangos Pears Milkshakes Peaches Soup (as long as it does not have anything crunchy or chewy in it) Mashed potatoes or mashed cauliflower Oatmeal Cream of wheat Eggs Applesauce Rice pudding Tuna salad Sushi Tofu Thin pastas cut up well (such as angel hair) Pancakes Pudding Hummus Macaroni and cheese Most Indian, Thai and Chinese food providing provided the noodles are thin, the meal is very mildly spiced and there are not any peanut, carrots or other crunchy/hard ingredients
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I brush my teeth daily 2 times than why is my teeth yellow I don't like it I used first teeth whitening paste two or more but no results I don't like it help me plz.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I brush my teeth daily 2 times than why is my teeth yellow I don't like it I used first teeth whitening paste two or ...
toothpaste would be effective only when you are brushing correctly. go for professional cleaning initially and thern go for proper brushing twice a day followed by using mouthwash twice a day
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