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Dr. Prathibha

Dentist, Bangalore

200 at clinic
Dr. Prathibha Dentist, Bangalore
200 at clinic
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Dr. Prathibha is a popular Dentist in Nagarbhavi, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Prathibha personally at Procare dental clinic, Dr.Soujanya in Nagarbhavi, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Prathibha on Lybrate.com.

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My teeth are somewhat outside n I had braced it. But still now they are. I can't do it again. Can you plzzzz help me.

BDS
Dentist, Rewa
My teeth are somewhat outside n I had braced it. But still now they are. I can't do it again. Can you plzzzz help me.
To move the teeth inward you need to visit an orthodontist. He will check and see whether you need braces or without that can your problem be cured.
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I am 49 years old and female working, I don't have any bad habits. I drinking tea daily once. Recently my two of teeth turned into black colour. Then 5 days back I consulted a doctor he says that root canal treatment is mandatory to solve the problem. Whether is it mandatory? Is there any alternative way? Which tooth paste is better? Precautions in future also Please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am 49 years old and female working, I don't have any bad habits. I drinking tea daily once. Recently my two of teet...
Black marks or teeth are mostly due to decay. If the decay is deep, root canal treatment followed by cap is necessary. Attach the x-ray of tooth, if you have. For precaution, brush twice daily. Limit your food intake to 4-5 times a day. Forcefully gargle with water after you eat or drink anything. Avoid sweet sticky foods.
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How I can get rid from pyria? Due to this in my teeth bleeding is generated? Please give me solution?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
How I can get rid from pyria? Due to this in my teeth bleeding is generated? Please give me solution?
Hi. Its because of poor oral hygien. Sometimes it also occurs due to some systemic problems like hormonal disturbances particularly in your age group. Get consulted to a dentist. Use a gum paint to massage your gums and also do warm saline rinses twice a day morning and evening for ten days. It will certainly help you.
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Dear Dr. my 4 teeth were effected by germs so I get pain early morning while brush and also get blood from teeth so what to do.

BDS, Certified Endodontist, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Siliguri
Dear Dr. my 4 teeth were effected by germs so I get pain early morning while brush and also get blood from teeth so w...
The most common cause of bleeding gums is gingivitis which is caused by deposition of plaque and tartar on teeth Tartar is a very adherent substance which cannot be removed by normal brushing Get a Scaling procedure done which will definitely reduce the incidence of bleeding gums.
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Hi. Bleeding from tooth from upper teeth what should I do please suggest me a best solution.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hi. Bleeding from tooth from upper teeth what should I do please suggest me a best solution.
Hello, bleeding could be because of deposits on teeth surface or food lodged in between teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth twice daily, night brushing is very important. Floss regularly. Rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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Sir/Mam, I'm 15 year old, I have brush our teeth daily with colgate but still my teeth is not white i. E, yellowish. So what I do.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir/Mam, I'm 15 year old, I have brush our teeth daily with colgate but still my teeth is not white i. E, yellowish. ...
Hi, you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening.
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I am 33 year old male. In between my teeth blood come out frequently I have changed my brush but no use of it blood comes.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 33 year old male. In between my teeth blood come out frequently I have changed my brush but no use of it blood c...
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly.
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What should we do if our teeth should be white? Which is the paste perfect for teeth? If our mouth smell bad what should we do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
What should we do if our teeth should be white? Which is the paste perfect for teeth? If our mouth smell bad what sho...
You can apply baking powder or soda with the help of cotton for white teeth. You can use any kind of herbal paste for this. Brush your teeth twice a day. Avoid constipation which is the main cause smell in mouth.
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Suffering from bad breath through nose and mouth from so many years please give suggestion to avoid this.

BDS
Dentist, Kharagpur
Use chlorhexidine mouthwash 3-4times/day for 45 days. 2 times brushing in a proper way and go for full mouth oral prophylaxis.
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Hello doctor My self hari My front tooth had broken 1month ago, is there any chances of getting new teeth or I have to go artificial teeth, pls let me know the precaution to be taken for my teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
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My self hari
My front tooth had broken 1month ago, is there any chances of getting new teeth or I have t...
You won't get new teeth at this age, you will have to go for artificial teeth only you can get fixed dentures.
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My teeth is not proper. Can I good teeth with clib. But it should not visible to others.

BDS, Masters in Immediate Loading Implants, Digital Smile Degin , Fellowship in Implantology
Dentist, Gurgaon
My teeth is not proper. Can I good teeth with clib. But it should not visible to others.
You can do that with invisible braces also known aligners made by invasilign or clear path company. It's bit expensive. Visit your dentist.
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Hello doctor My lower wisdom tooth are coming form both sides. It's too much paining and my mouth is swelling. Is there any tablet that I can take or any ointment for this because I am pregnant. So which tablet I can take so that it don't harm.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hello doctor
My lower wisdom tooth are coming form both sides. It's too much paining and my mouth is swelling. Is the...
U can not survive on tabs if its second trimester you may go for extracting if feasible consult a maxillfacial surgeon you may use warm salt gargles it will b of help.
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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Chewing sugarless gum after a meal is a good way to substitute brushing in between meals; it can help remove food particles from between the teeth.
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I was having a clicking sound while opening my mouth . My dentist consult me to restrict mouth opening and have liquid food and lite food. It is around 1 and half year now. Clicking sound is not there but my mouth is not opening straight but it is better then earlier. But i am suffering from pain in my jaw head and neck sometimes. I want your help in this. When do i able to open my mouth properly. I am 23 years old.Need your help. Thanku

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Your problem is mostly because of wisdom tooth and temporomandibular joint please take opg X ray cbct done and send image. [Automatically added by Lybrate] Click "Consult Dr.Mahesh G Gawade" below to consult privately with the doctor.
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I am 55 years of age male height 5.9 weight 78 kgs. Taking B. P. Tablets daily. No habit of brushing teeth since long. Recently my tooths have a hole and not able to chew the food properly. Having sense of pain to that tooth both sides left and right. Kindly advise whether I must go for refilling in it to avoid damage of tooth. Please advise Regards Narendra Pawar.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am 55 years of age male height 5.9 weight 78 kgs. Taking B. P. Tablets daily.
No habit of brushing teeth since long...
go for filling of the teeth with or without rct depending on the extent of decay. brush the teeth are important as it removes accumulated plaque and calculus preventing gum infection and decay.
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Fillings for Teeth and Root Canal Treatment

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
Fillings for Teeth and Root Canal Treatment

What happens when you have a cavity?

When tooth decay is limited there is no pain. All decay starts on the enamel. Sealants can be applied to reduce the acid attack on the teeth. If detected early, these can be very well managed by removing the decayed portion and filling it with tooth-colored composite resin restorations.Remember that even at a relatively late stage, when the tooth is broken / decayed badly it can built back to its original form.

Glass Ionomer Cement: This is used for small restorations, especially in primary or milk teeth in children, mostly for economic reasons.

Composites: Composite resins attach themselves to the tooth by a chemical reaction. The biggest advantage is that they can be made to match the tooth with the appropriate shade.

Dental Pain occurs when the complex supply of blood vessels and nerves (the Pulp) is affected by bacteria as they burrow into the tooth layers (Enamel and Dentin), along with their noxious by-products and acid. The deeper the decay enters, higher the chances of infection and increasing intensity of pain.

What happens when you have a root canal?

Severe excruciating pain is experienced, when decay reaches the pulp is usually with a set of aggravating factors either hot and / or cold. Root canal therapy is required to save the tooth.

Root Canal: In root canal treatment, basically the tooth is treated for the infection and all the diseased tissue of the tooth is removed and filled. With good treatment the pain should disappear in a few days. Remember that root canal can be done in single sitting and when done with adequate local anaesthesia (injection) they are pretty much pain free!

Usually a cap is required on the tooth. Ceramic Crowns or caps are being made of ceramic material more often; gradually it is becoming the most preferred option since this looks and feels very natural.

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Composite Veneer Vs Porcelain Veneer

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Composite Veneer Vs Porcelain Veneer

Negatively altered tooth shape or color affects not just the aesthetics, but also the person’s social image and self confidence. It can convert them into introverts who shy away from socialization. Teeth can lose their shape or color due to various reasons from hypo mineralized teeth, to food/tobacco stains, to fractures, trauma or tooth decay. If you are looking for a brilliant white smile with the perfect shape and alignment then veneers have the inherent ability of correcting all minor dental flaws creating a near perfect result.

A Veneer like its namesake is a thin perfectly shaped extension of tooth colored material which maybe composite , ceramic or a combination of the two. While composite resin veneers are fabricated over the affected tooth in a single sitting, the porcelain veneer requires taking impressions and the veneers are fabricated in the lab, which are then fixed on the tooth.

Veneers also help correct minor discolorations and mildly mishapen teeth. The choice of using composite or porcelain depends on a number of factors. Composite resin has a big advantage of reversibility. If the end result is not very satisfactory, then the entire restoration can be removed and a new veneer can be applied. With porcelains, the biggest advantage is their excellent resistance to staining. Even with long term use of coffee and tea, the chances of staining the porcelain veneers would be minimal.

Some of the properties of composite include:

  1. Requires less tooth reduction than a porcelain, thereby saving more natural tooth structure
  2. The material is extremely plastic and resinous, allowing sufficient working time for the dentist to achieve the desired shape and size of the veneer
  3. It is slightly porous and therefore, has a tendency to absorb water over a period of time and take in some stain
  4. Should be polished extremely well to achieve the natural looks
  5. May require replacement after about 3 to 5 years
  6. Can be done in one dental clinic visit

Some of the unique characteristics of porcelain include:

  1. The result of a well-done porcelain veneer produces an extremely natural looking tooth
  2. The best advantage of porcelain is that it is not porous and therefore once it is glazed, does not stain over a period of time. The typical discoloration around the edges of the veneers seen in composite restorations is not seen with porcelain veneers
  3. These veneers therefore last longer than the composite resin veneers
  4. They are more expensive compared to the composite resin veneers.
  5. They require at least 2-3 dental visits

The choice of the material for veneer and the result would depend ultimately on the patient’s aesthetic requirements and overall oral health maintenance. Having a detailed discussion with the dentist will help in choosing the right material and getting the maximum benefit out of it. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist and ask a free question.

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Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Smoking or consuming smokeless tobacco is very harmful for your teeth. It can lead to various oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay.
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What is cost of dental surgery to make my badly and improperly arranged teeth look good?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
What is cost of dental surgery to make my badly and improperly arranged teeth look good?
You need to go for braces. The cost will vary depending on the type of braces n crowding of your teeth. It will range in 20000-50000.
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