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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....more
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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Is there a natural remedy for yellow teeth? Will it make a difference if I quit having tea and coffee?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Is there a natural remedy for yellow teeth? Will it make a difference if I quit having tea and coffee?
Yellow teeth can be cleared with bleaching and tea or coffee if taken once in a day will not cause any side effect
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I am getting too many problems in my everyday life. My teeth is getting yellow day by day. I tried different toothpastes and some medicine too. But nothing happens. Tell me what I will do now? Please help me!

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am getting too many problems in my everyday life. My teeth is getting yellow day by day. I tried different toothpas...
everyone doesn't have pearl white teeth. your teeth color matches your skin colour. you can go for scaling and polishing followed by bleaching for more whiter teeth. avoid harsh brushing. it will make your teeth look more yellow by eroding the whiter enamel n expound the yellower dentin.
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I have extra teeth in my mouth I don't think how it is possible please give some advice.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have extra teeth in my mouth I don't think how it is possible please give some advice.
Extra teeth are not v uncommon. In some situations extra teeth doesnot cause prob to your normal permanent teeth but in majority of cases it does cause prob such as food lodgment follwed by tooth decay, traumatic bite followed by tooth loosening etc. Consult a dentist to get your teeth evaluated who'll advice you after that to save it or get it removed to prevent prob from it to other teeth.
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I want to make my teeth whitening. Whether sensodine white tooth paste will do the job. Can you suggest what needs to me done.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I want to make my teeth whitening. Whether sensodine white tooth paste will do the job. Can you suggest what needs to...
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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My cousin have only 6-7 teethes from his childhood so what should he do. How he will fill-up all teeth. Is there any where where he can get it without money. Or less money.

BACHELOR OF DENTAL SURGERY, MASTER OF DENTAL SURGERY
Dentist, Kanyakumari
My cousin have only 6-7 teethes from his childhood so what should he do. How he will fill-up all teeth. Is there any ...
There are many conditions where the number of teeth is less than number. One to mention is ectodermal dysplasia. First of all a radiograph need to be taken to check for presence of any teeth. You can go to some dental college where the treatment would be free or less.
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I have bleeding in my mouth when I brush it. Please help me?

BDS
Dentist,
I have bleeding in my mouth when I brush it. Please help me?
Hi gum bleeding can be due to various factors. After proper examination by your dentist you will come to know the exact cause of it. Main and basic reasons for your gum bleeding& bad breath problem are plaque/calculus/tartar deposits present in your teeth. These factors cause gum inflammation known as gingivitis which leads to swollen and bleeding gums. Apart from this other reasons for gum bleeding could be improper alignment of the teeth deficiency of vitamin c (also known as scurvy) prolonged use of some medications like aspirin, underlying systemic conditions like bleeding disorders.(very very rare possibility) it is advisable to visit a dentist and get proper treatment done which may include scaling (i. E. Professional cleaning) & or flap surgery to avoid loss of teeth in long run also scaling is to be done every 6 months as a routine maintenance procedure for healthy teeth and strong gums.
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How to keep our teeths White and clean?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
Dear , 1. Brush twice a day with soft toothbrush and fluoridated toothpaste. 2. Use dental floss daily. 3. Eat healthy fibrous food 4. Visit your Dentist regularly after every six months Regards
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MDS
Dentist, Nellore
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities as the bacteria in dental plaque changes them into acids.
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Suffering from bad breath, getting very stinky smell from mouth for the last six months when im talking to people. Consulted dentist but they told orally there is no problem. Notable to figure out the exact problem.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
There is infection of gums so you have to get scaling done from dentist.Mostly scaling is sufficient but if problem persists than xray is advised. And it could be due to lung diseases also. Keep your tongue clean too.
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Hii sir. I have space in my front teeth. And I want to reshape them. Please leovide me some suggestions.

MDS Prosthodontics, B.D.S
Dentist, Kolkata
Hii sir. I have space in my front teeth. And I want to reshape them. Please leovide me some suggestions.
Dental braces or cosmetic smile designing can help you correct it. Please kindly consult a dentist for a detailed oral examination and do the needful as suggested.
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Dentist, Cuttack
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My brother is 13 years old he has a problem of pigmentation in his teeth and he also went through root canal can you suggest me any toothpaste which whitens his teeth

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Pigmentation can be internal or extetnal. Extetnal pigmentation can be treated by dental scaling and polishing. But for internwl pigmentation ie discolouration from childhood cannot be removed by scaling for that other treatment plan is to be done. You may consult me for same.
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Hi, I am 24 years old I had all test like HIV hsv vdrl hpv and many more, Mouth sore always, I quit smoking from last 4 months back, sexually active from last 5 years, kidney stones also got now taking treatment, what's the causes please help me.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Hi, I am 24 years old I had all test like HIV hsv vdrl hpv and many more, Mouth sore always, I quit smoking from last...
If you hav all your tests done and everything is negative. Then the two commonest reason should not be overlooked. Mouth ulcers can also be due to gastro disturbance. Please take care of your food intake. As you have mentioned, you have kidney stones now, I guess your food intake is not healthy. Change your food habit and inculcate lot of vitamin b complex in food. Sometimes dangerous diseases are given so importance that the minor reasons are missed. Take care.
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my teeth are not in white colour,its yellow but i dont have any bad habbits like cigarettes,Alchohol ,,,etc..What i have to do please share me....

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi..you can go for composite veneering or office bleach by good materials..and you will be free from your problem
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Sir everytime from my teeth blood will be coming out so please suggest medicine ?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Bleeding is due to inflammation in your gums caused due to poor oral hygiene. Medicines will not help you solve your problem. You need to have a clean up done and follow instructions given by your dentist to maintain your oral hygiene.
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How to Avoid Yellowing of Teeth

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
How to Avoid Yellowing of Teeth

You look your best when you wear a smile on your face. Everyone prefers a smiling face over a frowned one. Since we are talking about smiles, one can never underestimate the role that teeth play in the beauty of a smile. Dental hygiene and care is mandatory if you wish to secure your beautiful smile for years to come.

However, the global statistics for dental care suggests that we do not care enough for our teeth. 60-90% of children who are in school and almost every adult suffer from dental cavities. Dental cavities are pretty common nowadays. And yellowing of teeth can now be seen in almost every other person. It spoils the smile and makes people conscious. By ensuring a few dental care habits in your daily routine lives, you can avoid yellow teeth.

Let us discuss the tips and tricks to avoid yellowing of teeth: 

  1. Say no to specific foods: Yellowing of teeth is caused by food choices including coffee, red wine, sodas, juices, sports drinks, white wine, coloured candies and other artificially coloured foods. It will help if these foods are consumed in less quantity and frequency as they are the major contributors towards discoloration of teeth.
  2. Water after every coloured drink: Here is a habit that you must inculcate in your routine, whenever you consume any of the above mentioned food items. Post every drink or food intake which can cause tooth-staining, top it up with a glass of water. When you swirl or gargle the water in your mouth, you remove the acids that get accumulated in your mouth. It is one of the simplest preventive measures one can implement to avoid tooth stains.
  3. Dental Hygiene: Our parents and dentists kept reminding us all the time to brush twice a day and gargle with water post every food intake but did we listen to them as kids? No we did not. Proper brushing, flossing and going for dental checkups at regular intervals are sure shot ways to keep your teeth healthy for majority of your lifetime. One must develop these habits quite early in life to gain benefits from it.
  4. Whiten those Yellow teeth:  You might be at that stage of your life where inculcating the above mentioned habits won't do much good. The damage might already have been done. Your teeth are probably yellowish already and you have a history of dental cavities. In this 21st century, there are ways to whiten your teeth artificially with the many alternatives available in the market. One can opt for a solution, which can be done at home itself or go for a laser whitening which is now possible at a dentist clinic. 

So there is still hope for those who are unable to share that smile with the world due to the yellowing of teeth. Nothing is irreparable here and the health of your teeth lies in your hand.

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I am a 35 year old male. I am suffering from brauxism for the last 3 years. Have used mouth gaurds and meds as suggested by my dentist. But there seems to be no improvement. Fed up of using the mouth guards. Can you please suggest dos and don'ts to improve upon my condition. Looking forward to an earnest response.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am a 35 year old male. I am suffering from brauxism for the last 3 years. Have used mouth gaurds and meds as sugges...
Dental guard or accrual splints are the best and harmless treatment for brauxism.Some medicines are also there but they have bad side effects. You can go to a good physiotherapist. They can help you .
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My teeth have become yellow and its not going even I'm brushing properly regularly. Please tell me any remedy.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth have become yellow and its not going even I'm brushing properly regularly. Please tell me any remedy.
Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. 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. 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. HOME BLEACH FOR THE TEETH Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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What I want to do when I got teeth ache ?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
What I want to do when I got teeth ache ?
Hi You need to go for proper investigation and diagnosis to rule out the cause of pain, after that treatment plan can be decided. Pain can be due to some conditions like cavities, tooth abcess, gum disease, and fracture of tooth. For pain you can take ketorol dt 2 tabs dissolved in half cup of water. Or ibuprofen after meal.
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I have common mouth ulser in a week for a 3to 4 days. What should I do. Please give me advice for permanent relax from this problem.

MDS , BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have common mouth ulser in a week for a 3to 4 days. What should I do. Please give me advice for permanent relax fro...
Sometimes when exams are nearby there is stress and due to it ulcers come. Try to relax and eat a diet rich in vit c and green leafy vegetables.
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