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Dr. Praveen Kumar

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Praveen Kumar Dentist, Bangalore
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Praveen Kumar is a popular Dentist in Vittal Mallya Road, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Praveen Kumar personally at Dr. Kenkere Dental & Implant Centre in Vittal Mallya Road, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Praveen Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
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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Medical field investigator, BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
How to brush correctly-
Aim the toothbrush at a 45 degree angle towards the gum line.


Use a pea-sized amount of toothpaste.


Use a gentle circular motion.


Repeat on the inside surfaces.


Use a light back and forth motion on the chewing surfaces.

Spit out the toothpaste after brushing.
You do not need to rinse, as the small amount of fluoridated toothpaste left in your mouth after spitting continues to protect against tooth decay.

Electric toothbrushes also do a
good job of cleaning teeth.
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I am 54 years old gents. I am having tooth decay problem . Each month I am losing some part of my teeth due to decay . I expect it will finish within next 5/6 years . Why such thing happening and what to do. Shyam sundar Rout - e amil address bonaisgupsng"gmail.Com. Please help me.

Oral Implantologist (New York University), Advanced Aesthetic Oral & Dental Surgeon. BDS (India)
Dentist, Mumbai
Your teeth might be breaking because of wear n tear as per your age not just cavities. You need to get fillings done, but if your tooth has badly broken down fillings will not stay. In that case you will have to get multiple crowns done. Please get a proper check up done & then proceed for treatment.
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My wisdom tooth is growing out and causing a lot of pain and swelling to my cheek what can I use to stop the pain?

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Its better to get it removed as swelling is due to infection caused by the tooth and you will not prefer to have infected tooth in your mouth.
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There is swelling and bleeding in her gum and has also got cavity. What to do? Please help me.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
There is swelling and bleeding in her gum and has also got cavity. What to do? Please help me.
Scaling will help in this regard. Plaque or tarter get deposited between the gum and tooth and cause inflammation and bleeding. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash for 15 days. Maintain proper oral hygiene by brushing twice daily and rinse your mouth after eating anything.
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I used to smell bad from my mouth. I want to stop it through medicine only. Please suggest me or whats me the name of medicine or any thing .9716145198.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I used to smell bad from my mouth. I want to stop it through medicine only. Please suggest me or whats me the name of...
Oral hygiene is one of the major causes of bad breath so first get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use betadine mouth wash drink plenty of water n avoid smelly foods like garlic.
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I am 23 years guy and I have a yellowing teeth without consuming smoke and tobacco. I think its natural please help.

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
I am 23 years guy and I have a yellowing teeth without consuming smoke and tobacco. I think its natural 
please help.
Hi thanks for the query natural tooth colour ranges from yellowish white to grayish white. Or yellowish teeth can be because of accumulation of plaque and tartar on tooth surfaces. If it's plaque and calculus than you need professional teeth cleaning (scaling) and if it natural than you need chemical teeth whitening (bleaching) thank you
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BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Change your brush in every three months.
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Near the angle of my jaw on the left hands ide, when I press it hurts specially when I press it against the bone it hurts, just at the lower jaw angle the mandibular angle.

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Dear it could be infection due to a bad tooth in the lower back region or it may be a bone problem - so a clinical examination by a dental surgeon specialist is called for here.
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Oil Pulling - Miracle or Fad?

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Oil Pulling - Miracle or Fad?

After multiple patients have asked us about the authenticity of oil pulling as a technique, here's what we have to say:

There is no denying all of us wait for a miracle cure to that terrible disease called dental decay. Much of a dentists or a dental hygienists time goes into answering the question,

why do cavities happen? or how do I prevent cavities?

While people usually assume the answer is brushing and flossing there are some lesser known ancient techniques and some ultramodern gadgets that have contributed to our arsenal of options to keep your mouth healthy.

Oil pulling being one of them has been in the limelight of late.

What is oil pulling?

This oral therapy is a type of ayurvedic medicine that dates back 3, 000 years. It involves swishing approximately 1 tablespoon of oil typically coconut, sesame, or sunflower oil in semisolid form (as shown in the pic) in your mouth for about 20 minutes and then spitting it out.

Start with just 5 minutes a day. Twenty minutes of swishing is a long time, and while the longer you pull, the more bacteria you'll remove, 5 or 10 minutes will still offer some benefit.

A gentle swishing, pushing, and sucking the oil through the teeth is all that's required

Don't swallow. if you find it hard not to, you likely have too much oil in your mouth, spit it out and try again with a smaller amount. just discard the used oil into the nearest cup or trash can.

Why oil pulling? how does it work?

Recent studies show that oil pulling helps against gingivitis, plaque, and microorganisms that cause bad breath.

How? most microorganisms inhabiting the mouth consist of a single cell, cells are covered with a lipid, or fatty, membrane, which is the cell's skin. When these cells come into contact with oil, a fat, they naturally adhere to each other.

Which oil?

Use coconut oil. While you can get the same bacteria-fighting benefits with sesame or sunflower oil, coconut oil has the added benefit of lauric acid, which is well-known for its anti-microbial agents. Also, a recent study found that coconut oil may help prevent tooth decay.

coconut and sunflower oil aren't the only oils with dental health benefits. For irritated, inflamed gums, rub a little vitamin e oil directly on the surface. It's rich in antioxidants, easily absorbed, and helps regenerate healthy gum tissue.

Additional benefits


Reducing decay
Whitening teeth by keeping clean and smooth surfaces that do not lodge food.
Eliminates bad breath
Preventing gum infections caused by harmful bacteria in the mouth


Expert tip

It doesn't reverse the effects of tooth decay, but it's a great supplemental therapy to reduce the bacterial count in the mouth thereby decreasing the likelihood of decay and other dental and systemic diseases.

The only disclaimer we would want to put in is


Do not ingest or swallow the oil in all your enthusiasm and,
Don't skip brushing and flossing. Oil pulling should never replace routine dental visits and traditional home oral care.


While oil pulling can't change your life or make you never need to go to a dentist again -try it for yourself, if it reduces your chances of decay and maybe even helps you ace your next dental visit with no new cavities.

We say thumbs up! pull away!

Please try this safe and natural practice and let us know how you find it in the comments section.

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Sir mere muh me chhale bahut jyada hote h mitne k bad 5 ya 7 din me fir se ho jate h.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir mere muh me chhale bahut jyada hote h mitne k bad 5 ya 7 din me fir se ho jate h.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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I wanted to know, how I can protect my teeth. Please suggest some household remedy for me. Also I have cavity and tooth decaying problem. So please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I wanted to know, how I can protect my teeth. Please suggest some household remedy for me. Also I have cavity and too...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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MDS
Dentist, Nellore
Drinking a cup of tea everyday helps in keeping the gums and teeth healthy as & nbsp, it contains high amounts of fluoride and flavonoids which prevent harmful bacteria from sticking to the teeth.
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The black symbol inside my teeth so any treatment of it is for remove. And what is expenditure?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
It is cavity my friend and you need to get it restored. You might have to get filling done or root canal treatment followed by filling.
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I am 21 Year old male & have white patch under mouth near last teeth. What should I do ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. Goggle 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.
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Drinking a cup of tea everyday helps in keeping the gums and teeth healthy

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Drinking a cup of tea everyday helps in keeping the gums and teeth healthy
Drinking a cup of tea everyday helps in keeping the gums and teeth healthy as; it contains high amounts of fluoride and flavonoids which prevent harmful bacteria from sticking to the teeth.
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I am having problem in my teeth. It started paining while having meal. But it doesn't causes any pain when not used. Also I can't feel any taste in my mouth of food. So is there Amy relation between teeth problem and food not being able to taste? Thank you!

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am having problem in my teeth. It started paining while having meal. But it doesn't causes any pain when not used. ...
U say about painful joints have it been tested , any med ur taking, pain in tooth could b because of a cavity or food lodgement it can b settled by a dentist , if u write back details will talk about taste
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Wen I shake my teeth they feel shake. Could you suggest me some ways on how I can keep my teeth strong.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Wen I shake my teeth they feel shake. Could you suggest me some ways on how I can keep my teeth strong.
There are many causes of yellow or discolored teeth. A few of the most common: 1.Drinks: Coffee and red wine cause major damage to teeth.. But other drinks with high acidity, such as soda, juices and even sports drinks can cause staining on the teeth. Even white wine is not far behind in staining our teeth yellow, because its tannins and acidic nature wear away at the tooth enamel.These Acidic drinks lowers the Ph of teeth below 6 thus causing corrosive wear and tear of teeths. 2.Certain Foods: Colored candies, popsicles and other bright foods can cause staining over time. Think of it this way – if your tongue turns a bright shade of blue, chances are your teeth are getting some of that discoloration, too. Even healthy foods such as berries (blueberries, cranberries, raspberries) can stain teeth. Ketchup, curry and other sauces can cause staining problems over time, too. 3,Natural Aging Process: Quite simply, teeth yellow over time. It’s a natural part of the aging process that the white protective coatings wear down over time. So the longer you have your teeth, the more likely they are to become yellow or discolored. 4.Most of us are guilty of at least some of the above (and none of us can stop time). But the good news is that even if red wine is one of your vices and your teeth look yellower lately, there are things you can do to bring back the white. 5.How to make Teeth white (a)Avoid Certain Foods/Drinks When Possible: We’re not asking you to give up your morning coffee, just to reduce the intake of the above foods as much as possible. Sometimes simply being aware can help us make better choices. (b)Drink Water: After you’ve consumed a tooth-staining food or drink try to immediately follow it with a glass of water. Swirling water around your mouth can drastically help clear away the acids or staining. This simple step is free and easy, and can drastically help reduce tooth discoloration. (c)Proper Dental Hygiene: Proper brushing, flossing and regular dental checkups help keep teeth healthy for a lifetime. Develop these habits early and you’re less likely to have dental problems down the line. (d)Teeth Whitening: The good news is that there are many options available to whiten teeth. Some can be done at home while others can take help of Homoeopathic medicines. Homoeopathic medicine HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth esp.after meals.
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My teeth is little bit front so I thought of putting braces what I bother is will they remove 4 teeth and then they put me the braces?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My teeth is little bit front so I thought of putting braces what I bother is will they remove 4 teeth and then they p...
It will depend upon how much space is required to push back the teeth as that will guide the Dr. How many teeth r required to b removed if required at all.
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I have a white small line on right lower end of gum that pains and stretches. Its been a month and its not healing.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a white small line on right lower end of gum that pains and stretches. Its been a month and its not healing.
Taking of a biopsy should be considered.consult oral and maxillofacial surgeon as soon as possible.We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment.
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