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Dr. Praveen

Dentist, Bangalore

200 at clinic
Dr. Praveen Dentist, Bangalore
200 at clinic
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Dr. Praveen is a popular Dentist in Basavanagudi, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Praveen at Dental Care Centre - Basavanagudi in Basavanagudi, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Praveen on Lybrate.com.

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Bruxism and Its Treatment

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Bruxism and Its Treatment

Occasional teeth clenching is fairly common disorder among adults and children throughout the world. But if the teeth grinding occurs repeatedly, it can cause significant damage to your teeth or gums (with chances of potential tooth loss) and overall dental hygiene. Furthermore, recurrent episodes of bruxism might cause other serious complications such as severe headaches, facial pain or disorders in the temporomandibular joints (located in the forepart of the ear).

According to recent studies, 15-33% of children tend to grind their teeth while they develop their first few pairs and generally stop with the gradual development of adult teeth. In adults, this disorder might occur as an involuntary response, completely unbeknownst to the concerned individual.

Causes-

The most likely causes of bruxism are as follows:

  1. According to the doctors, in 70% of the adults, repressed stress or anxiety might result in teeth grinding while you are sleeping.

  2. Bruxism might also occur as a result of excessive consumption of alcohol, caffeine, sleeping pills, tobacco, and selected anti-depressants.

  3. Bruxism might also occur due to depression and the sheer competitive nature in certain individuals.

  4. Bruxism might also occur due to a serious disorder such as Parkinson ’s disease.

  5. Bruxism might also occur as an axillary of other sleep related disorders such as excessive snoring, sleep apnoea, etc.

  6. If you have an irregular structural alignment among the upper and lower sets of teeth, Bruxism is more likely to occur.

  7. In children, Bruxism might occur as a response from to pain in the ear or tooth.

Treatments-

The following treatments can be implemented to treat permanent instances of bruxism:

  1. If it is caused by severe stress and anxiety, stress management therapies can be very useful to prevent Bruxism.

  2. If you have a habit of grinding your teeth while you are asleep, you can consult your doctor to provide you with mouth guards.

  3. Regulated consumption of alcohol, tobacco might help prevent Bruxism if it is caused by a side effect of either one of them. Likewise, if the disorder occurs due to a side effect of antidepressants or any other psychiatric medications, you must consult your doctor to change the particular medication.

  4. You can also opt for Dental correction procedures like night guard if the reason of the disorder is the misalignment of the upper and lower teeth or other related dental complications. A custom fit night guard will not only safeguard your comfort, but improve the quality of your smile as well.

  5. Although medications are not common, muscle relaxants (for a certain period of time) or Botox injections are prescribed by doctors when the patient does not respond to other forms of treatments. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.

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I am about 20 years old. Is it possible for me to remove the gap between the teeth by using dental braces.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am about 20 years old. Is it possible for me to remove the gap between the teeth by using dental braces.
yes my orthodontic treatment it is possible.One of the best ways to close spaces between front teeth is by bonding composite resin to natural tooth structure to change the width of the teeth. This technique requires minimal or no removal of tooth structure, therefore does not affect the strength and vitality of the natural tooth. The dentist can select composite resin from a variety of shades, making sure the restorations blend perfectly with the rest of the dentition. The composite resin becomes an extension of the natural tooth and the distinction between the two is imperceptible. This treatment option provides excellent esthetic results while being very conservative, entirely reversible, fast and economical in comparison to braces or crowns.
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My teeth colour is pale yellow.Will you please suggest me how much it costs for polishing?

BDS
Dentist, Surat
You need bleaching or other cosmetic treatment cost 8000 to 20000 depend upon your city ,location and doctor expertise for bleaching
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M.D.S, B.D.S.
Dentist, Katihar
bleeding gums is one of the common problem i encounted. it should be very much clear that you hav two brush twice for keeping your tooth healthy. scaling and root plannig and proper medication can cure your bleeding problem and some extent to bad breath.
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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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BDS
Dentist, Pulwama
Visit a dentist regularly for oral health checkups.
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BDS
Dentist,
Simple rinsing your mouth with water after every snacks/meal
helps a lot in preventing Caries/Cavities.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
It is advisable to change your toothbrush every 3 months as the bristles starts to fray after that and may not clean your teeth well.
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My daughters one front teeth is Half broken while playing what Precaution should be taken.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My daughters one front teeth is
Half broken while playing what
Precaution should be taken.
Tou should go for rootcanal treatment and get capping done but only aftr your daughter turns 13. If there is pain depending on her age you can get root canal treatmnt done.
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Hi. Am 24years Female. I'm having problem with my tooth. I already did filling for one teeth, now other tooth are swelling and continuously blood is bleeding at the morning time and unable to eat sweet. Am planning to go for check on feb. Is it fine to wait that much time or immediate treatment is needed.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi. Am 24years Female. I'm having problem with my tooth. I already did filling for one teeth, now other tooth are swe...
Hi, you should Go for a check up immediately as swelling and bleeding is not a good sign I think you require a dental cleaning done.
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Hello sir/madam. I have bad breath problem. Kindly suggest me some solutions for that. Thank you.

Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
Hello sir/madam. I have bad breath problem. Kindly suggest me some solutions for that. Thank you.
Brush your teeth twice a day (morning and night) use chlohex mouthwash twice a day consult a qualified dentist for cleaning of gums and teeth.
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Hi, I am 30 yrs old, female and I have a pain in my left gum for last 1 months. What should I do?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Please start warm saline rinses nd a fluoride mouthwash. Also brush twice daily and gargle everytime after meals. Also visit your dentist for cleaning of your teeth.
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I have a pain in my mouth challe pain in my teeth I take a medicine from doctor but its not working pls you can suggest some way that I release from. This pain.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have a pain in my mouth challe pain in my teeth I take a medicine from doctor but its not working pls you can sugge...
Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take'becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief.
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MDS, Cert. Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist,
Brush twice daily with fluoridated toothpaste lead to caries or cavity reduction by many folds. Smile everyday:)
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My teeth have Problem of Staining, and turn Yellow after eating anything. I even suffer from Bad breath. How can I whiten my teeth within 2 weeks?

BDS
Dentist,
My teeth have Problem of Staining, and turn Yellow after eating anything. I even suffer from Bad breath. How can I wh...
No shortcuts. Teeth colour is natural. But if you want to change it then bleaching is only option left. Keep your teeth free from tartar, plaque etc.
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I am having tingling feeling in most of teeth whenever I drink cold, what should be done? Is it a sign of worry.

BHMS
Homeopath, Agra
I am having tingling feeling in most of teeth whenever I drink cold, what should be done? Is it a sign of worry.
take coffea 30, 2 drops 3 times daily If you would like to consult with me privately, please click on 'consult'.
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BDS
Dentist, Varanasi
Drinking a cup of tea everyday helps in keeping the gums and teeth healthy as it contains high amounts of flouride and flavonoids which prevent harmful bacteria from sticking to the teeth.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Massaging eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth daily will prove beneficial for the health of your gums and will keep them safe and healthy.
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I have cavities and paria problem in my teeth and also have bleeding problem. Please give me best treatment solution.?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have cavities and paria problem in my teeth and also have bleeding problem. Please give me best treatment solution.?
For pyorrhea, go for scaling and polishing of teeth. Maintain with proper oral hygiene habits. Use mouthwash after brushing twice daily. Gargle forcefully with water after you eat or drink anything. For cavity, get your teeth x-rayed. Depending on the extent of decay, get it filled with or without root canal treatment.
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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Do you feel pain when you eat cold foods or liquids? If yes, your pain may be from a cavity. Time to make an appointment to see your dentist!
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