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Dr. Prathiba

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Prathiba Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. Prathiba is an experienced Dentist in HSR Layout, Bangalore. She is currently associated with Smiles Dental Studio in HSR Layout, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Prathiba on Lybrate.com.

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My age 25 and I have a problem of tongue tie. I want it removed. What will be the cost and time for its surgery?

MBBS, Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO)
ENT Specialist, Bangalore
It is a simple inexpensive procedure using a LASER, that I sometimes also do as an Office Procedure. it will cost you about Rs10000 all inclusive. No hospitalisation or bedrest required. However you will need to be on a liquid diet using a thick straw for a few days to allow the wounds to heal.
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I have alot of mouth ulcer for at least 7 to 8 month in a year many doctor has fail to explain reason is their any cure. Basic medicine like bicomplex n all I have taken a lot.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Nutritional deficiency, excessive stress & debilitating disease can cause ulcer. Exercise regularly. Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. You may need Coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with Multivitamin cap, for five days in the morning after meals & antiseptic ointment or gel on the area of ulcer until then. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals.
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I am having pairia problem please help me out atleast basic information to get rid off this.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am having pairia problem please help me out atleast basic information to get rid off this.
Good dental hygiene with proper brushing and flossing every day. Avoid sugar and refined carbohydrates. The diet recommended in grow youthful is perfect for dental health and the promotion of good bacteria in your mouth. Professional dental cleaning using special instruments to remove plaque/calculus/tartar below the gum line. It usually takes about three to four months for microbial plaque to grow back to pre-cleaning levels, but good dental hygiene and diet can markedly slow or prevent the recurrence of these bacteria and plaque. After the initial cleaning a second appointment two months later will show if improved dental hygiene and diet are effective. If there are any gum pockets with a depth greater than 5 mm which persist, these may need more specialised cleaning or even surgery, or they will likely lead to further bone loss over time. Mouthwash (sodium bicarbonate, hydrogen peroxide). I do not recommend commercial mouthwashes because they contain synthetic chemicals that are absorbed through your mouth and are probably toxic, and may prevent the formation of a healthy bacterial biome in your mouth.
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Raat kao sone se pehele brush karne se muh ke andar jo lal he jis se pachak ras banta he jo ki khane ko hajam karne se saheta karta he wo to brush karne se chala jata he. To before bed time brush karna ya nehi karna he pls advise me.

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
Raat kao sone se pehele brush karne se muh ke andar jo lal he jis se pachak ras banta he jo ki khane ko hajam karne s...
This concept is totally wrong. u should brush ur teeth before going to bed to prevent dental problems. As there is less flow of saliva at night, so bacteria gets more time to attack on ur teeth ,hence producing more dental problems.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Filling your stomach full before the RCT is surely a good idea because the process sometimes takes as long as 3 hours.
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I have artificial teeth it was getting black colour in back side what is the solution.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have artificial teeth it was getting black colour in back side what is the solution.
Firstly is it fixed. Artificial tooth. You can get it replaced. But before that kindly get it checked by dentist.
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Hi sir, I am a female of 34 years old. My chewing teeth are almost decayed and having trouble while eating. What is the solution for this and will this also cause indigestion of food? plseaseadvice.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi , you need to get a check up done with a dentist who can do fillings for decayed tooth. Or can come to our clinic for a consultation (free of cost). Without a physical check up we can't advise exactly.
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I have pain in my teeth therefore I do daily teeth brush Please give any medical treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have pain in my teeth therefore I do daily teeth brush Please give any medical treatment.
Dear lybrate-user, pain originate due to caries/cavity in our teeth generally when reaches close to tooth nerve. We feel that pain. Only medication will not suffice that pain atall. You have to consult a dentist and do checkup for your teeth.
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I am having black color on my tongue, what could be the reason, is it any type of deficiency.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
The name black hairy tongue may sound scary, but the condition is harmless. Black hairy tongue is caused by bacteria or fungi in the mouth, which make the tongue appear black and hairy. It's easily remedied by good old-fashioned oral hygiene. it is caused by too much bacteria or yeast growth in the mouth . The bacteria build up on tiny rounded projections called papillae. These lie along the surface of the tongue. Normally, the papillae are pinkish-white. But as they grow, pigments from food, drinks, and possibly the bacteria or yeast themselves get caught in the papillae, dyeing the tongue a color. Most often that color is black, hence the name. But the tongue can also turn brown, yellow, green, or a variety of other colors. •poor oral hygiene •smoking tobacco •drinking a lot of coffee or tea when there is too much growth of the yeast Candida albicans, which can cause a burning sensation on the tongue. Some people complain of a tickling feeling in the back of the roof of the mouth, a metallic taste in their mouth, or nausea .papillae can cause bad breath. kindly see a dental surgeon and get scaling and polishing done and maintain oral hygiene .
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MDS
Dentist, Jodhpur
The best way to treat bad breath (halitosis) is to instill patients with good oral hygiene practices.The common methods used include tongue brushing, tongue scraping, and chewing gum. Gentle but effective deep tongue cleaning should be an important daily routine. Other methods to reduce halitosis (bad breath) include -
Gargling right before bedtime with an effective mouthwash
Cleaning the tongue surface twice daily
Eating a healthy breakfast with rough foods helps clean the very back of the tongue
Chewing gum
Flossing is particularly important in removing rotting
Periodic visits to DENTIST

I have problem of halitosis from previous 5 years, I clean my teeth and tongue well everyday, but problem is not solved please suggest me the solution.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have problem of halitosis from previous 5 years, I clean my teeth and tongue well everyday, but problem is not solv...
Hello, Halitosis, colloquially called bad breath, or fetor oris, is a symptom in which a noticeably unpleasant odor is present on the exhaled breath. Of those who have genuine halitosis, often the odor is caused by bacteria present below the gumline and on the back of the tongue. The remaining 10% is accounted for by many different conditions, including disorders in the nasal cavity, sinuses, throat, lungs, esophagus, stomach or elsewhere. Very rarely, halitosis can be one of many symptoms of a serious underlying medical condition such as liver failure; but, in the vast majority of cases, the cause is minor and can often be reduced by adjustments to oral hygiene, including brushing or gently scraping the back of the tongue and improving the health of the gums by using dental floss. The intensity of bad breath may differ during the day, due to eating certain foods (such as garlic, onions, meat, fish, and cheese), smoking,[12] and alcohol consumption. Since the mouth is exposed to less oxygen[medical citation needed] and is inactive during the night, the odor is usually worse upon awakening ("morning breath"). Bad breath may be transient, often disappearing following eating, drinking, tooth brushing, flossing, or rinsing with specialized mouthwash. Use SBL’s Homeodent toothpaste twice (morning & night) a day daily.
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I have tooth pain. I have many medicine But no results Pls tell me what can i do?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Faridabad
I have tooth pain. I have many medicine But no results Pls tell me what can i do?
Clinical examination is advisable to confirm the Problem. If decay is the cause of your problem, then Root Canal treatment should be carried out
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While drinking any cold things my teeth start severe aching. It pains till 15mins it's in tolerable. Kindly tell me how to cure it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
While drinking any cold things my teeth start severe aching. It pains till 15mins it's in tolerable. Kindly tell me h...
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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My incisors are little forward. It is possible to level the teeth without clipping?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My incisors are little forward. It is possible to level the teeth without clipping?
Kindly consult an orthodontist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist. You may consult me in person.
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I am 27 year old man. I suffering from toothache for last 6 months. Suggest me something.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am 27 year old man. I suffering from toothache for last 6 months. Suggest me something.
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.
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I am a 30 yrs old male and have dental inner said heavy pain and swelling. What should I do doctor?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am a 30 yrs old male and have dental inner said heavy  pain and swelling. What should I do doctor?
Visit a dentist immediately to check for any persistent infection in that area by x ray. Till then you start using warm saline rinse for symptomatic relief.
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I ate Gutkha and my mouth does not open fully What are the remedies to be normal ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I ate Gutkha and my mouth does not open fully
What are the remedies to be normal ?
Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (osmf). Kindly consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of osmf. Advise full mouth opening, ballooning exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. Wrap 25 to 30 ice-cream sticks, make a bundle, put it between upper & lower front teeth for 15 minutes thrice a day increase 1 sticks each day.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Use of a tongue scraper a day, keeps bad breath away! Like our teeth, our tongue also develops tongue plaque which results in bad breath. So, like our teeth, our tongue also needs to be cleaned daily. Keeping it clean on a daily basis will give you a fresher breath and a fresher mouth.
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I am a 30 years old female. I have gap between front teeth. My teeth some what is there. So that I want to do surgery for my teeth. Please advise low cost treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Patna
The gaps can be cosmetically treated else orthodontic treatment is other option depending on the gap between the two tooths.
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