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Dr. Pratima

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

10 Years Experience  ·  50 at clinic
Dr. Pratima BDS Dentist, Bangalore
10 Years Experience  ·  50 at clinic
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Dr. Pratima is a popular Dentist in Bommanahalli, Bangalore. She has over 10 years of experience as a Dentist. She is a BDS . She is currently associated with Harsha Dental Clinic in Bommanahalli, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pratima on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - KLE Vishwanath Katti Institute of Dental Sciences,Belgaum, - 2007
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#112/2, Manisha Complex, Mangamanapalya Main Road, Bommanahalli. Landmark: Opp. Thirumala HospitalBangalore Get Directions
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How to make teeth white?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
How to make teeth white?
Hi, there are various method / products available to whiten teeth. The most effective is in-office whitening done by a dental professional. It's usually a one hour procedure in which whitening gel will apply to the teeth and activate by whitening light for 10 to 15 minutes. 2 or 3 such sessions may required.
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I am having slight jaw pain in both sides of my and its shape is not consistent that it changes or enlarges when my face is stressed, its so over whelmi, why does jaw enlarges when there is stress?

MFDS RCPS (Glasgow), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi going by your description, I am inclined to think you might have a habit of grinding your teeth, esp. In of stress. This has led to chronic inflammation of the jaw joints, resulting in the pain. Also, due to constant overuse, the jaw closing muscles might have become enlarged, and they enlarge further when in prolonged continuous use, when you are clenching your teeth while under stress. Suggest you try and notice if the clenching of teeth happens at such times. If it does, you need to make a conscious effort not to do so. Sometimes, it might be necessary to fabricate intra oral appliances to protect the teeth. The problem of jaw enlargement may get rectified if the habit is effectively broken. In any case, see an oral surgeon for assessment and necessary intervention.
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I'm 20 year old. Every morning when I brush teeth my gums start bleeding. How to treat this by myself?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I'm 20 year old. Every morning when I brush teeth my gums start bleeding. How to treat this by myself?
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
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My teeth have very much pain and my mouth internally so pain full problems . Plzz give any real solution for my Maude.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My teeth have very much pain and my mouth internally so pain full problems .
Plzz give any real solution for my Maude.
If cavity get it filled by a dentist you may require rct and cap but if full mouth pain you may send a pic of inside mouth.
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I have a problem in my teeth. I think it cavity. I brought a sensodine paste. Is it help full. Please tell. A tight proposal.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have a problem in my teeth. I think it cavity. I brought a sensodine paste. Is it help full. Please tell. A tight p...
Sensodyne will not cure the problem. Such cavities need to be filled by the dentist. Otherwise you will end up losing the tooth.
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Hi I have teeth whitening issues my teeth look so dirty I want to make it white I some cigarette also.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hi I have teeth whitening issues my teeth look so dirty I want to make it white I some cigarette also.
Hello, You need to visit the dentist and get a deep scaling and polishing done. For more brighter teeth you can ask for options like bleaching or whitening to a dentist.
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There is bit swelling in face from last 1 year. Means its swelling in cheeks. And face looks bigger than normal.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
There is bit swelling in face from last 1 year. Means its swelling in cheeks. And face looks bigger than normal.
Dear lybrate-user, swelling in any region of the body is not considered good. Kindly get it checked by a nearby doctor. Once the reason is known treatment can be started.
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My dad is diabetic and has candidia fungal infection in the mouth. It's spreading all over the mouth how can it be cured?

D ( Diabetology), AFIH, DNB (F.MEDICINE), MBBS
General Physician, Pune
Diabetes decreases our immunity, person suffer from fungal infection like candida, you should try to keep your father sugars under control, check his fasting and pp sugar, and continue treatment for oral candidiasis like candis mouth paint. You may consult me for diabetes.
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My problem is every night after I sleep lots of water coming into my mouth. Its too irritating me. How to control it. Is there any home tips for that. please suggest me?

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
My problem is every night after I sleep lots of water coming into my mouth. Its too irritating me. How to control it....
Its not water but your salivation which might be high causing this issue for you. Try brushing your teeth at night time before bed, it might help.
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I am 23 year old girl. I am suffering from gum bleeding while brushing the teeth. Plzz consult me what can I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Noida
I am 23 year old girl. I am suffering from gum bleeding while brushing the teeth. Plzz consult me what can I do?
Lybrate-user you have to go for complete scaling and curretage of the teeth followed by flap surgery if required.
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I after come across mouth ulcers what is the reason for it. What is the treatment for it.

BDS
Dentist, Kharagpur
I after come across mouth ulcers what is the reason for it. What is the treatment for it.
Vitamin deficiency is one of the reason commonly, but ulcer also happen dye to diff reason stress, viral fever. I will suggest take vitamin capsules and consult oral surgeon for better diagonosis.
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Hello doctor, I have teeth problem as usual a little bleeding the morning while brushing the teeth so what should I do? please give the solutions.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello doctor, I have teeth problem as usual a little bleeding the morning while brushing the teeth so what should I d...
We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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.
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My mouth stinks very bad. Not every time but specially when I am talking from a long time and my mouth starts getting dry slowly, that time my breathe also starts getting to stink. Also my both grinding tooth has big cavities due to which I cannot chew my food properly.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My mouth stinks very bad. Not every time but specially when I am talking from a long time and my mouth starts getting...
Dry mouth condition aggravates halitosis (foul breath. Solution is. Take sips of water in between conversations. You have cavities which need urgent filling. If deep enough you will need root canal treatment to save those vital teeth. The cavities are collecting the good when you eat. Then those get rotten and the bad smell happens. Act fast. Maintain good dental health. You are overweight also. Try reduce your weight by diet. Exercise. Give away food rich in fat. Sugar etc.
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I have yellow tooth I don't know why. I brush regularly but still the stain remains. It looks ugly. Past few days I have seen blood coming out of my canine teeth. What shall I do to get white teeth and get rid of the blood oozing out ?

endodontics,oral surgery,implantology, BDS
Dentist, Guwahati
I have yellow tooth I don't know why. I brush regularly but still the stain remains. It looks ugly. Past few days I h...
Hello lybrate-user! first of all use senquel -k tooth paste twice a day and visit nearby dentist and better go for scaling hope you ll get relief thanx.
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Root Canal Treatment

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Root Canal Treatment

Patients should visit their endodontists (specially trained to perform root canal treatment) or general dentist after the root canal treatment to have proper restorative work completed on the tooth.

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My teeth are getting yellowish day by day Even I'm regularly cleaning my teeth Kindly suggest a permanent solutions for this.

BDS
Dentist,
My teeth are getting yellowish day by day Even I'm regularly cleaning my teeth Kindly suggest a permanent solutions f...
If it is due to extrinsic stain then it can be cleaned otherwise bleach is a option bit its not permanent.
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Recently I was cemented my teeth. I am suffering from severe sensitivity. What should I do.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Recently I was cemented my teeth. I am suffering from severe sensitivity. What should I do.
The cemented tooth prosthesis is to b removed sedative lining or rct will b required n then it can b re cemented.
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Hello Doctor I am ramesh I am 45 year old man I have teeth cavity and yellow teeth problem last month what should I do please tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello Doctor I am ramesh I am 45 year old man I have teeth cavity and yellow teeth problem last month what should I d...
If cavity is not deep or there is no pain and sensitivity in the decayed tooth then go for restoration (filling) but if cavity is deep or there is pain and sensitivity in the decayed tooth then first get the x-ray done of that tooth and send me the x-ray picture for further diagnosis. There are several causes of tooth discoloration, including: foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables (for example, apples and potatoes) can stain your teeth. Tobacco use. Smoking or chewing tobacco can stain teeth. Poor dental hygiene. Inadequate brushing and flossing. 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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Are there facial exercise or tips to get rid of a heavy and chubby face and get a great jaw line.

MBBS
General Physician, Udaipur
do one excersice which im going to tell you. step1) see at sky or roof step2) make a smile step3) kiss with force do this for 5 mins three times a day. your face will be fat free
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I am suffering toothech and gum pain . Sometimes bleeding from teethroots what is the solution.

M.D.S- Prosthodontist & Implantologist
Dentist, Pune
Tooth might be having too much deposits down there below gums which causes it to have pain and bleeding it should be cleaned professionally and curretage may be required depend upon situation take care
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