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Dr. Prathiba

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Prathiba Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. Prathiba is one of the best Dentists in BTM Layout Phase III, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Prathiba at sanjana dental clinic in BTM Layout Phase III, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Prathiba on Lybrate.com.

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I have cavity in my tooth it's not so deep. Can I cure it With any natural way? Pls help.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
I have cavity in my tooth it's not so deep. Can I cure it With any natural way? Pls help.
Unfortunately tooth decay cannot be treated by natural means. You need to consult a dentist for getting decayed tooth filled. Only thing you can do t prevent further decay of tooth by natural means like drinking more and more of water, chewing sugar free gums. Brushing your teeth and using anti cavity mouthwashes.
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I have a bad breath problem I brush regularly morning and evening but even then my mouth smells bad. Please help.

MDS - ORAL MEDICINE , DIAGNOSIS AND ORAL RADIOLOGY, BDS
Dentist,
There are many reasons for bad breath. One common reason is improper oral hygiene. Other reasons include diabetes, or some systemic conditions effecting body. Kindly under go cleaning of tooth, and maintain proper oral hygiene. If still problem persists, then check for diabetes.
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Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Good oral health is important for your total well-being.Taking good care of your mouth and teeth throughout your whole life can help prevent problems as you get older.Always smile.

How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color according to white like a cute baby. How can I care about my hair also?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color according to white like a cute baby. How can I c...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. 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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Tobacco - 7 Ways it Affects Your Dental Health

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Tobacco - 7 Ways it Affects Your Dental Health

Tobacco has many ill effects on the health and dental health is one of them. From dark stains to poor gum health to increased incidence of decay to the more severe oral cancer, tobacco has a very detrimental effect on your dental health. Read on know more about how harmful tobacco can be on the dental system.

  1. Brown teeth and tongue: One of the tell-tale signs of a smoker are the brown teeth and stained tongue. A dentist need not even be told that the person smokes, it just shows!! What is interesting is that these stains do not go away with a scaling, they just continue to form as long as tobacco is being put into the system.
  2. Gum disease: The oral health of a smoker is definitely not at its best. With the stains on the teeth, the gums are more prone for irritation and infection. This leads to grayish, unhealthy gums. The periodontal fibers are also affected, leading to bad breath, pocket formation and even tooth mobility in severe cases. The mouth is generally drier in comparison and so bacterial growth is more favored, further accelerating the process of gum disease and teeth decay.
  3. Dental caries: The increased amount of bacteria leads to greater incidence of dental decay. Chances of cervical decay (around the gum line) and root decay are higher in smokers.
  4. Bad breath: There are two reasons to it one is the tobacco per se and the second is the dry mouth, which leads to reduced saliva and increased bacterial growth.
  5. Impaired taste: The tongue has a constant coating too, leaving the taste buds unable to completely taste food substances. Ask any smoker a couple of questions and you would realize how they never get to enjoy and taste the food as it should be.
  6. Poor healing: Whether it is a gum disease, a tooth removal or a root canal therapy, smokers who go for dental treatment need a longer time to respond compared to nonsmokers. If smoking is continued at the same pace, then the chances of developing a dry socket with an extraction or a failed root canal therapy are quite high. There are more failures reported in success of implant in smokers as compared to non smokers.
  7. Cancer: The most dangerous and the most severe of all, cancer of the cheek, gums, lips, tongue, roof of the mouth can all happen in smokers, twice more likely in comparison with non-smokers.

Now, if all these are not good enough to kick the habit, remember this list is only for the mouth and the teeth. The whole body goes through a lot more harmful effects, and that should be a good reason to quit tobacco use in any form. If you need professional help, do not be embarrassed to seek.

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Q: I'm suffering from mouth ulcers and sometimes pain in throat while drinking or eating or swallowing the saliva. Will this be due to some allergy or what may be the reason? My mom also faces mouth ulcers frequent than me. Please help.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Mouth ulcers usually disappear within one or two week. But if persist longer then you need to be investigated to find out the cause. They can be due to poor oral hygiene, digestion problem like constipation, vitamin deficiency or any sharp tooth structure irritating oral mucosa. Apply metrogel or mucopain over the sores. Gargle regularly three times with antiseptic mouth wash. Or salt in warm water. Drink plenty of water. Take zevit tabs once daily for 15 days.
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RESPECTED SIR, I HAVE PROBLEM IN TOOTH , THE BACTERIA DEVELOPED BETWWEN THE GAPS OF THE TEETH GETTING PAIN.WHAT IS THE SOLUTION.

Hi If you are experiencing pain, visit your dentist. He might take an Xray to confirm the extent of the cavity.
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One of the four wisdom teeth seems to come out in the right lower gum leading to a swollen ness and inflammation. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
One of the four wisdom teeth seems to come out in the right lower gum leading to a swollen ness and inflammation. Wha...
Get an xray from dentist asap. If there is no place for toith to come out, it ll b removed. If there is enough place, the infection'll b treated. Meanwhile use bethadine mouthwash n take painkillers.
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Sir / madam I have a problem in my teeth that I have implant in my mouth but mouth did not work well. What I have to take in eating and drinking. pls help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir / madam
I have a problem in my teeth that I have implant in my mouth but mouth did not work well.
What I have to ...
We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. 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 have pus in my gums is it necessary to operate or there is any other method to remove it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have pus in my gums is it necessary to operate or there is any other method to remove 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 toungue 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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Sirr I am suffering from teeth problem. My teeth is always yellow. Sir what I do.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Sirr I am suffering from teeth problem. My teeth is always yellow. Sir what I do.
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. If you are not satisfied with the results go for bleaching of teeth. maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly.
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I have mouth inner problem I will bite internal part of mouth what I should do now.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have mouth inner problem I will bite internal part of mouth what I should do now.
You are suffering from problem in mouth, due to sharp cusp bite, this is due to sharp cusp and it needs grinding of sharp cusp, please visit dental surgeon for checkup. And treatment apply boro glycerin mouth paint. Use colgate total paste and listerin mouthwash twice a day.
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I need solution of teeth bone loss. Is there medicine for remediation of teeth bone loss?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I need solution of teeth bone loss. Is there medicine for remediation of teeth bone loss?
Bone loss can at times be corrected by use of bone grafts which is placed by a surgical process. There is no medicine to recover tooth bone, unfortunately.
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I am getting blood in the mouth when I wake up at morning . I brush twice a day my teeth is good but from sides of the teeth blood is coming . I used so many tooth paste like gumcare, sensitive but still I am facing this problem.

Certified BPS Dentist
Dentist, Trivandrum
I am getting blood in the mouth when I wake up at morning . I brush twice a day my teeth is good but from sides of th...
No tooth paste can cure it come to dentist who will properly clean your teeth with ultra sonic scaler no deposit should be there after the procedure and repeat this every year.
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MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Consumption of hard and crunchy food items should be avoided when one is undergoing orthodontic treatment.

I'm suffering from tooth ache and my head is paining badly please help me out with medicines or any other thing.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I'm suffering from tooth ache and my head is paining badly please help me out with medicines or any other thing.
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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I have a dental problem in my front tooth. I front tooth broken, so I put a cap .I want to ask you that cap not create any problem ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a dental problem in my front tooth. I front tooth broken, so I put a cap .I want to ask you that cap not creat...
If the tooth breaks, have the tooth contoured. Fill the crack in. Place a crown on your tooth. If the tooth has been badly damaged and the nerve or pulp is exposed, the dentist may have to perform a root canal to save the tooth. If the tooth has been severely damaged, it may have to be extracted. Actually crown protects your tooth.
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Is there any method to prevent further recession of lower teeth in order to prevent their shaking to strengthen gums. Please tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Amritsar
Is there any method to prevent further recession of lower teeth in order to prevent their shaking to strengthen gums....
Hello, good morning, gum recession occurs due to lack of oral hygiene and accumulation of plaque which contains bacteria which causes redness, swelling of gums and bleeding gums. Visit your dentist every 6 months for a complete oral check up and prophylaxis that will maintain your teeth and gums in perfect position.
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