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Dr. Prathiba Tarakaram

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

22 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
Dr. Prathiba Tarakaram BDS Dentist, Bangalore
22 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Prathiba Tarakaram is a popular Dentist in Jayanagar, Bangalore. She has been a practicing Dentist for 22 years. She is a BDS . You can consult Dr. Prathiba Tarakaram at Pearl Oral and Dental Care in Jayanagar, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prathiba Tarakaram on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Government Dental College,Bangalore, - 1995
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English
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Indian Dental Association

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I am suffering from yellowness of teeth. It looks very bad I fee very badbwhat to do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am suffering from yellowness of teeth. It looks very bad I fee very badbwhat to do?
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night avoid coloured foods like colas.
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My teeth is very yellow colour. So what I do the neat the teeth and how to remove the yellow colour.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My teeth is very yellow colour. So what I do the neat the teeth and how to remove the yellow colour.
I advice you first go for scaling (professional tooth cleaning) to remove the extrinsic stain then polishing and then bleaching (tooth whitening) to remove the intrinsic stain and improve the tooth shade.
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I have foul mouth smell, now my mouth is acidic and more acidic when I eat biscuit etc. Last 2 day my tongue feels heavy. I have to brush and clean tongue 3-4 times a day. I go 3 times within 30 minutes in the morning to clear my bowel. 1-2 times in 10 days I have to take Aciloc or Eno. Normal BP No Sugar.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
U have to take retodril twice, ornidazole 500 mg once and tablet pantocid twice for 3 days and use Listerine or chlorhexidine mouthwash on regular basis
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Tooth Removal

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Tooth Removal

1. Bite firmly on the gauze pads covering each extraction site for atleast 30 min to help stop the bleeding.
2. Do not rinse vigorously, suck on straws, smoke, drink alcohol or brush teeth next to the extraction site for 48 hours.
3. Do not forget to take the medicines as prescribed by the doctor.
4. If possible chew on the opposite side of your extraction site. Drink lots of liquids and eat soft, nutritious foods. Strictly avoid hard, hot food & drinks for first 24 hours.
5. Avoid excessive mouth opening, yawning, spitting etc
6. If bleeding continues, call your dentist.

My father is 63 years old and he is suffering from tooth pain. What should he do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My father is 63 years old and he is suffering from tooth pain. What should he do?
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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There is so much gap in between all teeth of mine, mostly it gets strucked/ make place in between gaps of teeth, whatever I eat. Is there any solution for the problem?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi, If alignment of teeth is not proper, this problem can b solved by orthodontic(braces) treatment and if alignment is normal then u can go for veneers which covers front surface so gap won't be visible.
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I am aged 48 and having loose teeth problem which pains when I chew. Pls advise natural method to strenghthen teeth with diet my son aged 10 is having cavity in his teeth. Please advise remedy ?

MDS Prosthodontics, B.D.S
Dentist, Kolkata
The loose teeth should be extracted after a opg or xray. If some teeth can be saved by root canal treatment, then it should be and a good denture either fixed or removable should be planned, depending upon the xray or opg.
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My bottom tooth is having irritation. But I don't have pain. When I keep touching that teeth using tongue it is little bit soothing. I tried sensodyne paste as well. But its of no use. Can you please guide me?

BDS
Dentist,
My bottom tooth is having irritation. But I don't have pain. When I keep touching that teeth using tongue it is littl...
You should go to your local dentist for a detailed checkup. May be your teeth are in attrited state or may be there is cavity.
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I have very loose theeths that doesn't look nice my theeth have a lot space between each other please advice me some simple solution.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
I have very loose theeths that doesn't look nice my theeth have a lot space between each other
please advice me some ...
Simple solution for gaps is to go for orthodontic treatment in which your teeth will move closer and in alignment. If orthodontic treatment not feasible then go for crown or veneers.
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I have an old filling in one of my teeth which hurts sometimes only while chewing food. Is it something to be concerned about?

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have an old filling in one of my teeth which hurts sometimes only while chewing food. Is it something to be concern...
Hello the question you posted is genuine concern. Old fillings can sometimes be cracked and have a leakage which goes unnoticed and cud lead to sensitive tooth to occasional pain while biting. At times there cud also be a crack in the offended tooth. Please pay a visit to your dentist at the earliest. Your dentist wud have a clinical or if needed a check with an xray and wud suggest treatment depending on the severity. Mr/ Ms. P please don't be worried, but definately its a concern and do not delay to visit your dentist
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I am 59 years mail suffering from gum pain and swelling on gums. Unable to eat hard food and spicy food. Pls. Advice medicine.

Certified BPS Dentist
Dentist, Trivandrum
I am 59 years mail suffering from gum pain and swelling on gums. Unable to eat hard food and spicy food. Pls. Advice ...
It is due to gum infection which is again due to calculus deposit on teeth and into the gums. You have to see a good dentist who will clean the teeth with an ultrasonic scaler or a periodontist who is specialised in gum surgery. You have to take medicines and mouth wash. If you are diabetic please check and report that to doctor. If you have any chewing habits or smoking habits please stop that. Please tell the doctor that you have difficulty in taking spicy foods and hard goods and then he will check the mucosa for any specific diseases.
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My age is 30. What will be best option for filling gap between my teeth and size of gap is little bit more than usual. M also have baby. After delivery the gap become wider.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My age is 30. What will be best option for filling gap between my teeth and size of gap is little bit more than usual...
Now a days direct composite restoration is very good and done in single sitting. But first you have to visit a dentist. He can only diagnose the problem. Whether it can be done or not. At times when gap is too much we go for capping too. It depends on case to case.
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BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
Women have special oral care needs based on their hormonal changes.
Puberty, Menstruation, Pregnancy, use of birth control pills and Menopause cause hormone surges that leads to sensitive bleeding gums and even cavities.
Call 8121 53 53 53 for preventive check up.

I am 20 year old male and my teeth is all yellow because of the bad water. Is it possible that I can get my teeth cleaned?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I am 20 year old male and my teeth is all yellow because of the bad water. Is it possible that I can get my teeth cle...
Bad water and yellow teeth sounds like flourosis. Cleaning n polishing may not be sufficient. Try teeth whitening procedures with a qualified dentist.
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I have infected by HSV 1 IgG from the pase 10 years and lost immunity if any permanent cure for HSV 1 IgG

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi, sorry about the hsv but since u hav already got it there's no permanent cure but u can avoid the outbreaks by following some precautions and treatment modalities
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Scaling/Dental Cleanup

Dentist, Supaul
Scaling/Dental Cleanup

Professional scaling is very important to maintain a good oral hygiene. It should be done every six months. It helps in removing plaque, calculus, tartar which keeps depositing on teeth regularly and ultimately damages the teeth making it mobile by receding the gums. It also cause bleeding gums and bad breath. It may lead to several systemic diseases like heart failure, diabetes, liver and kidney distinction etc. So visit your dentist for regular checkup and dental cleaning.

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My teeth shade is yellow and I try many way to white my teeth but they won't work now how I can white my teeth early.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
My teeth shade is yellow and I try many way to white my teeth but they won't work now how I can white my teeth early.
Naturally our teeth colour ranges from pearly white to pale yellow so everyone cannot hv white teeth. Get scalling n polishing done by dentist. If you r not happy with your teeth shade later, you can get bleaching done by dentist which'll lighten your teeth by 2-3 shades. Alternatively you can use a teeth whitening toothpaste such as snowdent. Avoid heavily coloured foods, tea n coffee, cool drinks, tobacco products as they stain teeth.
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Is there any option to do painless rout canal treatment?if its there any side effects?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Root canals are painless if patient is given proper anesthesia and all protocols are followed.Trust m it's absolutely painless during treatment and after treatment for mild pain few drugs are prescribed !
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Hello, I am using the Colgate toothpaste but my teeth colour is still yellow What can I do.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello, I am using the Colgate toothpaste but my teeth colour is still yellow What can I do.
Dear lybrate user, toothpastes contribute little to changing the natural color of teeth. Stained or yellow teeth can be whitened using other treatment options like bleaching, zoom whitening etc. You can also get professional cleaning/scaling of teeth done to get rid of the extrinsic stains. Avoid consuming excess tea & coffee (especially black tea and coffee).
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BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Delhi
Dear friends
This is examination time. And we get loads of enquiries from parents that doc my child is suffering from toothache
A simple solution can do wonders
Make sure your child brushes at night and this should be followed by lukewarm water rinses.
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