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Dr. Praveen

Dentist, Bangalore

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Dr. Praveen is a renowned Dentist in Banashankari, Bangalore. You can visit him at Rajiv Dental Care in Banashankari, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Praveen on Lybrate.com.

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I'm also cleaning and polishing my teeth but no change in my teeth color. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I'm also cleaning and polishing my teeth but no change in my teeth color. Please help.
The other option being teeth bleaching. Kindly check with the dentist. For the same. The shade of the teeth will change. To white.
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I am 46 year male I got tooth pain once in while only on one tooth than what to do solve this problem recommended medicine etc

BDS
Dentist, Jaunpur
Your body is giving u hint, it needs treatment, dont ignore it otherwise latter your doctor will only say its too late, to point your teeth most probably need restoration which costs 300- 3000 depending on doctor and material you choose if u wait long, then treatment cost and pain both will increase
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BDS
Dentist, Budaun
Flossing once a day increases your life expectancy by six years by preventing gum disease and heart disease. When you floss, you help prevent your gums from becoming inflamed. What is happening when your gums are inflamed is that you have a chronic bacterial infection in your mouth. This harms your arteries through two mechanisms: the bacteria find their way in to your arteries and hang out (causing plaques), and your body mounts an immune response to the bacteria in your mouth, causing inflammation (which in turn can cause your arteries to narrow). This makes it hard for your heart to do its job and can lead to heart disease.
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My tooth was broken and it root was is remained now after few month it was decayed from the root of the tooth it years from the root so now wh at to do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My tooth was broken and it root was is remained now after few month it was decayed from the root of the tooth it year...
If the tooth breaks, have the tooth contoured. Fill the crack in. Place a crown on your tooth. If the tooth has been badly damaged and the nerve or pulp is exposed, the dentist may have to perform a root canal to save the tooth. If the tooth has been severely damaged, it may have to be extracted.
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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food. Using them for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can result in chipped or broken teeth.
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Healthy Mouth Happy you- Brushing and Flossing the Right Way

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Mumbai
Healthy Mouth Happy you- Brushing and Flossing the Right Way
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.


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How can I stop bleeding from my teeth? I always brush after dinner and in the morning, but till bleeding, there is no pain im teeth but smell bad,

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
How can I stop bleeding from my teeth? I always brush after dinner and in the morning, but till bleeding, there is no...
Get subgingival scaling done and brush your teeth twice a day and scrap your tongue twice a day and use mouthwash 3-4 times a day and after seven days tell me the condition.
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I have many pimples on my mouth. So what should I do? how to remove the scars from mouth?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Please check with skin specialist. Keep face oil free and avoid exposure to sun. For scars use kajoic acid cream in consultation with skin specialist.
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Ultrasonic Scaling of Teeth

BDS, Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research
Dentist, Kolkata
Ultrasonic Scaling of Teeth
Sometimes patients are worried whether ultrasonic scaling makes the teeth more mobile. In reality it is just the opposite. During and immediate post scaling patients may find spaces between their teeth but that is because the calculus and other foreign particles have been dislodged to clean the gum area. But very good healthy gum tissues grow back to fill up the spaces making your teeth and gums stronger and better.
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I have teeth problem early morning out of my teeth blood and also I have eye problem so please suggest me.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have teeth problem early morning out of my teeth blood and also I have eye problem so please suggest me.
For bleeding gums please get the teeth cleaned. Mostly it could be because of tartar formation. For eye show it to eye specialist dr.
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BDS
Dentist, Chennai
In case the wires or the bands on your braces loosen up or get broken, immediately contact your orthodontist.

I have canker sore .I can not eat properly nor can I speak well. Its too painful. I want to know how to get rid of these. Please help.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Start using a candid mouthwash and irrigation with saline water and betadine .also take multivitamins and limcee tablets.
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Hi doc's! I don't know what is happening in my gums. Its become red and I am not able to eat little bit of spicy food. Please suggest.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Hi doc's! I don't know what is happening in my gums. Its become red and I am not able to eat little bit of spicy food...
You may have gum disease known as gingivitis with plaque deposition. If not treated it can lead to periodontal problem and loosening of teeth. Scaling will help you. Maintain proper oral hygiene. Brush regularly. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash.
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How to clean teeth. My teeth are yellowish and pls let me know the process of smile transplantation and its cost.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
How to clean teeth. My teeth are yellowish and pls let me know the process of smile transplantation and its cost.
It may b gum problem. You need cleaning. It depends on tooth material which you want as a artificial teeth.
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Which paste should we use for our teeth. I am facing problem in eating food. Please advise any suggestive medicine or things that can be done. Thanks.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Which paste should we use for our teeth. I am facing problem in eating food. Please advise any suggestive medicine or...
Pastes r helping agents correct thing is technique of brushing get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night ask your Dr. the correct technique of brushing.
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Hi, I am 19 year old who is studying for engineering. My problem is rather simple one one. My lower jaw of mouth is somewhat protruded out leading to imbalance between upper lips and lower one. It does not look good. Can it be fixed using surgery.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi, I am 19 year old who is studying for engineering. My problem is rather simple one one. My lower jaw of mouth is s...
It can be corrected by braces treatment. You should visit to an orthodontist for examination and proper treatment plan.
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Scaling and Polishing for Healthy Teeth

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Scaling and Polishing for Healthy Teeth

What is scaling?
Over time, even with regular brushing and flossing, plaque (sticky, soft, bacteria infected layer) and tartar (calcium) deposits build up on your teeth. Scaling removes the tartar and plaque with specialised equipment. Scaling effectively cleans up your teeth by using ultrasound to loosen the tartar and then using tools to scrape it off from the surface of the tooth.

What is polishing?
Polishing is done to remove excess plaque and remove stains. Scaling is always followed by polishing. Polishing also smoothes and shines the teeth to prevent plaque from building up again. It is either done by foam or fluoride gel treatment to reduce the possibility of tooth decay and sensitivity.

Why are they done?
Scaling and polishing are not only done for cosmetic reasons; they are also done for overall oral health. Excessive plaque and tartar buildup will eventually lead to the perfect environment for bacteria to thrive and multiply. The ultimate purpose of polishing and scaling is to clean the surface of the teeth so that the bacteria cannot attach to them and cause serious oral problems (such as gum disease). Also, scaling and polishing offer far better cleaning of your teeth than everyday brushing and flossing.

However, scaling and polishing is not a curative treatment. If your teeth have been damaged by cavities or other oral diseases, you need medical attention.

In fact, professionally, this treatment is called prophylactic treatment; and the word ‘prophylactic’ comes from prophylaxis, which is Greek for ‘to prevent disease’. Thus scaling and polishing is more of a preventive measure than a cure.

Do they hurt?
This process is essentially painless. Most of the people who undergo this treatment usually have the following experiences:

  1. Tickling sensation
  2. Coolness from the water used to clean the mouth
  3. Pressure during the scraping process (The dentist uses specialised tools to “scrape” the tartar deposits off the tooth’s surface). If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.
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Hi, I am 26 years male. I have a decay in my right side lower jaw last teeth. May I know how much does it cost to fill it?

Certified Implantologist, MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi, I am 26 years male. I have a decay in my right side lower jaw last teeth. May I know how much does it cost to fil...
Hi lybrate-user, simple filling can cost you ranging from Rs 500-800, provided the tooth does not need RCT. Thanks.
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4 days back my wife had done surgical extraction on lower wisdom tooth. I can see the swelling is still there and a red black spot on check at the place of extracted tooth like blood clot. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
4 days back my wife had done surgical extraction on lower wisdom tooth. I can see the swelling is still there and a r...
Nothing take three quarter glass of warm water add one table spoon of salt to it rinse mouth well five six times a day.
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I am 20 Years now. My teeth has been paining from 2 Years whenever I eat some cold drink. What should I do?

Certified Implantologist, Fellow of Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I am 20 Years now. My teeth has been paining from 2 Years whenever I eat some cold drink. What should I do?
Dental check up is mandatory for you sir. Go for it soon without any delay. Visit a dental clinic regards
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