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Dr. Prathibha

Dentist, Bangalore

200 at clinic
Dr. Prathibha Dentist, Bangalore
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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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I had root canal treatment almost 10 years ago due to an injury in 3 teeth. Now the teeth have started becoming darker in color. Is this expected after rct? I was not told of any such effects while undergoing the surgery.

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Usually after an r. C. T teeth start becoming gray in colour after a couple of years. Depending on the tooth position in the mouth, if crowning is done, then this problem will not come at all. I do not think that you have crowns over these teeth in question. Kindly get a proper check up done from a good dentist & get the needful done. Take care.

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See your dentist for regular check-ups. You should also visit your dentist if you have a dental problem such as a toothache or bleeding gums.
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Hi, I am suffering from bad breathing. Earlier I was using colgate but when bad breathing started I shifted to patanjali product 'Dantkanti' but still no progress is seen . Kindly get me out from this embarrassment. Please suggest me some good toothpaste Thanks.

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Hi, I am suffering from bad breathing. Earlier I was using colgate but when bad breathing started I shifted to patanj...
Most of the time bad breath is because of local reasons like tartar n it can't b removed by brushing or tooth pastes get scaling polishing done by a dentist massage gums use betadine mouth wash drink plenty of water.

Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away

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Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away: brushing twice a day removes the tiny left out food particles from the mouth and keeps it fresher and cleaner.
Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away

Healthy Mouth Happy you- Brushing and Flossing the Right Way

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Right Way to Brush-


Proper brushing takes at least two minutes — that's right, 120 seconds! Most adults do not come close to brushing that long. To get a feel for the time involved, try using a stopwatch. To properly brush your teeth, use short, gentle strokes, paying extra attention to the gumline, hard-to-reach back teeth and areas around fillings, crowns or other restoration. Concentrate on thoroughly cleaning each section as follows:

B1 Tilt the brush at a 45° angle against the gumline and sweep or roll the brush away from the gumline







B2Gently brush the outside, inside and chewing surface of each tooth using short back-and-forth strokes.








B3Gently brush your tongue to remove bacteria and freshen breath.




Clean the outer surfaces of your upper teeth, then your lower teeth
Clean the inner surfaces of your upper teeth, then your lower teeth
Clean the chewing surfaces
For fresher breath, be sure to brush your tongue, too
Frequency of brushing-



Studies have shown that brushing once a day in preschool settings, using a fluoride toothpaste will prevent cavities. Families should be encouraged to brush additional times at


home. Brushing before bedtime is especially important, in order to prevent plaque and food particles remaining in contact with the teeth throughout the night.

Replacing Toothbrush-

You should replace your toothbrush when it begins to show wear, or every three months, whichever comes first. It is also very important to change toothbrushes after you've had a cold, since the bristles can collect germs that can lead to reinfection.

Electric power brush-



PBRAn electric toothbrush is a toothbrush that uses electric power supplied usually by a battery to move the brush head rapidly, either oscillating side to side, or rotation-oscillation (where brush heads rotate in one direction and then the other).

ADVANTAGES OF AN ELECTRIC POWER BRUSH
1.Faster Brushing
2.Easier Brushing
3.Deep Cleaning
4.Painless Cleaning
5.Stain Removal
6.Fresher Breath
7.Proven Long-Term Results




FLOSSING


Flossing in addition to toothbrushing can reduce gingivitis and halitosis compared to toothbrushing alone.


FLOSDental floss is a bundle of thin filaments used to remove food and dental plaque from teeth. The floss is gently inserted between the teeth and scraped along the teeth sides, especially close to the gums or underneath them. Dental floss may be made of either plastic (nylon, PTFE or polyethylene) or silk, and can be flavored or unflavored, and waxed or unwaxed. An alternative tool to achieve the same effect is the interdental brush.

Advantages of flossing
ØProper flossing removes plaque and food particles in places where a toothbrush cannot reach- under the gum-line and between the teeth.
ØDaily flossing is recommended because plaque build-up can lead to tooth decay and gum disease.
ØIt stimulates gums, polishes tooth surfaces, reduces gum bleeding and prevents gum disease.


FLOSSINGFlossing technique
Start with about 18 inches of floss, wind most of the floss around each middle finger, leaving an inch or two of floss to work with.

ØHold the floss tautly between your thumbs and index fingers, slide it gently up-and- down between your teeth.
ØGently curve the floss around the base of each tooth using a seesaw motion, making sure you go beneath the gum-line. Never snap or force the floss, as this may cut or bruise delicate gum tissue.
ØCurve the floss around the side of one tooth, forming a 'C' shape and rub the floss up and down to clean the tooth. Repeat the procedure in the opposite direction i.e. on the adjacent tooth.
ØUse clean sections of floss as you move from tooth to tooth.
ØTo remove the floss, use the same back-and-forth motion to bring the floss up and away from the teeth.
Floss holders are also available and can be used in the difficult to reach areas.


MOUTHWASH

MWMouthwash or mouth rinse is a chemotherapeutic agent used as an effective home care system by the patient to enhance oral hygiene.

A mouthwash is a flavored liquid that people use to rinse out their mouths before or after brushing their teeth. Some individuals may also rinse with mouthwash between brushings, particularly after eating foods that may cause a person to have bad breath. Mouthwash typically emphasize the treatment and prevention of halitosis as one of the many benefits of mouthwash. Mouthwash can be effective at combating bad breath.

ØBacteria in the mouth can also cause foul-smelling breath. Many antiseptic mouthwash products claim to kill the germs that cause bad breath.
ØSome mouthwash products are designed to help heal sores or irritation after oral surgery.


Healthy Mouth Happy you- Brushing and Flossing the Right Way

What should we do if we find small cavities prevailing in two of our teeth so as to keep them healthy and strong?

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What should we do if we find small cavities prevailing in two of our teeth so as to keep them healthy and strong?
Kindly get the cavities filled before they become deep and painful. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.

I am 44 years old women. Due to cavity in my molar teeth, I got removed and replaced it by artificial cap. In due course of time, it started paining and gum bleeding while brushing. Would you please help me out.

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I am 44 years old women. Due to cavity in my molar teeth, I got removed and replaced it by artificial cap. In due cou...
Homoeopathic medicine MERC SOL 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops today night and forget this medicine PLANTAGO Q/HAMMEMELIS Q ( Dr Reckeweg) Mix both these medicines and take 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 2-3 months HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL ) Scrub teeth daily night before sleep NOTE-Use brush with soft bristles and use it upside down while brushing teeth.

I am feeling sensitivity in my molar teeth. What to do? Please suggest some medicine and which toothpaste will be good for teeth and gums.

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I am feeling sensitivity in my molar teeth. What to do? Please suggest some medicine and which toothpaste will be goo...
Get scaling done n brush your teeth twice a day n use dental floss n mouthwash n do warmsaline rinces 3-4 times a day n scrap your tongue twice day n tel me d status after 5 days.

Blood is coming in between the teeth? Please suggest.

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May be its ur gum problem which is a sign of gingivitis means gum infection get scaling done and use massage paste for 3 mnths

Dear Doctor, My nephew has completed 9 months of his life i.e. He is 9 months old and his teeth has not yet grew. Could there be problem in future? A doctor was telling that his bones would weak as his teeth has not grew at the age of 9 months. I am so concern about him please tell me reason as why his teeth has not grew yet. Also state what should I do? Thank you!

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Dear Doctor,
My nephew has completed 9 months of his life i.e. He is 9 months old and his teeth has not yet grew. Cou...
Some children develop slower than other children. They may lack in certain nutrition or it can also be heredity. I would suggest you to consult a homeopath for this, as there are proved results for such children in homeopathy. You can also start giving naturamore for kidspowder 1 spoon daily in warm milk in morning and evening for 1 month. This will definitely give you results. As the Powder is just a supplement containing proteins, vitamins, minerals and all which help you to gain weight. You will get result 110%. Just inform me if you are not getting the powder. Take care. :)

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Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth. Tooth pastes which contain flouride help in keeping the teeth healthy by reducing the risk of tooth decay.

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Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth. Tooth pastes which contain flouride help in keeping the teeth healthy by reducing the risk of tooth decay.

I am 64 years old female. Please advise which is more beneficial at my age. Having denchers or adding false teeth sets. I am not talking about FULL SET. Doctor said my teeth are strong, but some of them in between are fallen. Thank you very much.

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I am 64 years old female. Please advise which is more beneficial at my age. Having denchers or adding false teeth set...
A complete radiograph opg or ct scan will help to plan the treatment options. If you are medically fit then best is dental implant for missing teeth otherwise dental bridge or partial denture can also be opted.

I am 18 year old and I have done my rct treatment and capping has been done so what should I do not eat?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
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I am 18 year old and I have done my rct treatment and capping has been done so what should I do not eat?
What type of cap you have got though normally there is no restriction but avoid opening a bottle cap.

I cant open my mouth because chewing tobacco. What I do to open my mouth properly.

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I cant open my mouth because chewing tobacco. What I do to open my mouth properly.
Habit cessation is must, and you should really be consulting a dentist asap as a through clinical examination is must for the same.

I am suffering with Dental sensitivity problem. I cant drink hot or cold things

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist
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start using thermoseal RA toothpaste..apply on the teeth affected first by massaging it and then use the same toothpaste to brush all the other areas.. any desensitizing toothpaste takes some time to act

Oral hygiene tips

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Dentist
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Dental care tips.
Oral hygiene tips

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Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.
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In my between two teeth, food trap and then food reach near gum. please give advice for solution of this prob.

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In my between two teeth, food trap and then food reach near gum. please give advice for solution of this prob.
Dear sir, kindly rinse your mouth after every meal, you can even use a mouthwash for a brief period which helps to reduce food lodgement and cleanses the area, dental floss which is easily available these days can be used to clean the inter dental area.

My age is 22, and my teeth became yellow. How I should teeth white.

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My age is 22, and my teeth became yellow.
How I should teeth white.
I advice you for scaling (professional tooth cleaning) for removal of extrinsic stain, then polishing and then bleaching (tooth whitening) for removal of intrinsic stain and improve the shade of the teeth.
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