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Dr. Priya Santhana

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Priya Santhana Dentist, Bangalore
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Priya Santhana is one of the best Dentists in Ulsoor, Bangalore. She is currently associated with Sri Ramanuja Dental Care in Ulsoor, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Priya Santhana on Lybrate.com.

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I am 26 year old, I am suffering from dryness of mouth. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
Lots of reasons causes xerostomia. It would be better to seek a professional consultation regarding it.
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I am 23 year old and I have jaw lock because of chewing tobacco, I can't open mouth properly, give me solution for that.

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am 23 year old and I have jaw lock because of chewing tobacco, I can't open mouth properly, give me solution for that.
Hi, this problem is called oral submucous fibrosis. First of all, quit habit. Visit an oral medicine specialist so that your problem can be staged and proper treatment decided. Regards.
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B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Chewing food from the affected side should be avoided.
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How to protect our teeth in daily life? someday I am facing smell in my mouth. How can I recover from it?

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
How to protect our teeth in daily life? someday I am facing smell in my mouth. How can I recover from it?
Hi bad breath is accumulation of plaque and tartar on tooth surfaces because of faulty tooth brushing technique. You need to undergo scaling (teethcleaning) and guidance for proper tooth brushing technique. You can start using mouthwash twice a day visit your dentist for scaling and tooth brush technique regards
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MDS
Dentist, Guntur
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 
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My teeh are yellowish, why so, and in my lower jaw inner side get tartar like reddish deposition which were gets cleaned two times, I never use smoke or tabbacoo. Please suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
My teeh are yellowish, why so, and in my lower jaw inner side get tartar like reddish deposition which were gets clea...
If you are doing cleaning frequently but still your teeth are yellow, it means they are reflecting the color of dentine (inner layer). It can be due loss of enamel (outer most covering of tooth) or thick dentine. About your second problem i. E. Tartar deposition. You may more calcium in your saliva because of which tartar deposition is more faster than the other people. For that thing you can use any anti-tartar tooth paste. E. G. X-tar.
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I am 45 years, in my upper teeth there is a gap in between teeth what to do ?

Use dental floss in that area to clean the tooth. If this does not solve the problem you may have to crown the tooth.
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I can not able to open my mouth using tobaccos. Only 2 fingers are going inside my mouth .

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I can not  able to open my mouth using tobaccos. Only 2 fingers are going inside  my  mouth .
Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (osmf). Kindly consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of osmf. Advise full mouth opening, ballooning exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. Wrap 25 to 30 ice-cream sticks, make a bundle, put it between upper & lower front teeth for 15 minutes thrice a day increase 1 sticks each day.
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How to take care to whiten my teeth and remove the yellow colour? Which toothpaste can be best recomended for it or any other way should be taken?

BDS
Dentist,
To whiten the teeth you can opt polishing n bleaching. If it costs for u so much then use glodent toothpaste for a shorter period of time. It helps u to sum extent.
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Hi doctor, i have a problem in my tooth and it pains a lot i did do the root canal as well and it stopped paining but ow again its started please suggest what needs to be done.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Please specify the kind of pain you get i.E pain on biting only or otherwise a continous kind of pain. If it is just on biting then may be just the crown is high just get it adjusted and if it is continous then the root canal is improperly done get an x ray done of the tooth to confirm.
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I have foul smell problem from last 1 month even though I brush regularly and have a balanced diet routine.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have foul smell problem from last 1 month even though I brush regularly and have a balanced diet routine.
Bad breath can b caused fue to various reasons. Due to smoking n using tobacco products, dental prob such as decay teeth, unclean tongue, gum infections, reduced saliva n dry mouth, ill fitting dentues, salivary gland probs. Other diseases n infections which also cause bad breath r sinus infections, respiratory tract infections such as bronchitis n pneumonia, liver n kidney probs, diabetes, acid reflux from stomach etc. Get scalling done by dentist. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush, floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage your gums with your finger tips after brushing. Keep your tongue clean. Rinse your mouth well after each meal. Get your decay teeth filled. Visit your dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs. Inspite of these measures if bad breath persists, consult a general physician for further evaluation.
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Sir I have some normal problem I mean tooth pains regularly how solve this problem any toothpaste sir.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Sir I have some normal problem I mean tooth pains regularly how solve this problem any toothpaste sir.
Tooth paste will not help you any tooth pain. Tooth pain means the problem is already there for that you have to take treatment. After that you can do proper brushing to avoid problems in future.
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BDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
Dentist, Secunderabad
Brush at least twice a day. The best time to brush teeth is after meals. Choose a toothbrush with a small head for better access to back teeth. Soft bristles are kinder on your gums
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What will happen if not repaired a loosen teeth for a long period more than one year.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
What will happen if not repaired a loosen teeth for a long period more than one year.
Loose tooth would fall. If it's moving vigorously get it removed. If it's moving slightly it can be splinted adjacent teeth.
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Hi doctor! I'm 21 years old. My teeth is so weak from the root. It's not broken or something like that. There is no bleeding or pain or infection. What should I do? What is the cause of this?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi doctor! I'm 21 years old. My teeth is so weak from the root. It's not broken or something like that.
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- 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. - Have your dentures aligned as needed. - 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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I have already done root canal but I still get pains in my teeth. What should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have already done root canal but I still get pains in my teeth. What should I do?
Homoeopathic tooth paste HYPERICUM 1X ( Wilmar Schwabe India ) Chew 1 tab twice daily Homoeodent tooth paste ( SBL) HEKLALAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Use at night Precautions 1.Afways scrub teeth with above powder before sleep at night 2.Avoid extreme hot and cold things 3.Avoid sour things 4.Rinse your mouth with RINSEOUT ( SBL) ,everytime you eat or drink anything during the day.
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Hi, I am 35 years old and have gone for tooth extraction twice for wisdom tooth. Now I m getting some problem with the filling areas which was filled by the dental doctor that time. Its almost 5 years now.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Porbandar
Those fillings must be deep and might be causing u pain now. U might need root canal for those tooth which will be confirmed by xrays
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Way to Prevent Tartar

BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
Toothpaste advertisements, dentists and many others have warned us about tartar and its ill effects. Most of us are unsure of what tartar is or what it does to our teeth.

Tartar - what is it?

Although you take good oral care at home, there is still bacteria in your mouth. Bacteria mixes with food and proteins and forms a sticky substance called plaque. This forms a coat on your teeth, gets under the gum line and damages the teeth and the gums.

Whenever you eat something, the bacteria releases acids, which damage the tooth enamel and create cavities leading to infected and inflamed gums. If the plaque is removed regularly, permanent tooth decay can be prevented.

However, plaque that settles on the teeth hardens to form tartar that only a dentist or a dental hygienist can remove.

How are teeth and gums effected by tartar?

Tartar makes brushing and flossing harder which can lead to cavities and eventually tooth decay.

If tartar forms above your gums line, the bacteria present in it irritate and damage the gums and overtime lead to progressive gum diseases.

Gingivitis is the mildest form of gum disease. Visiting a dentist regularly alongside brushing and flossing daily can keep gingivitis away from you. Otherwise, the damage can worsen to such an extent that pockets form between the teeth and gums and bacteria infects the gums. This is called periodontitis.

How to control tartar build-up

The best way however is not to let tartar form on the teeth.

1) dental care

Brush twice a day for at least 3 minutes with a soft toothbrush. Ensure that you brush the rear surface and the rear molars too.

Electronic or powered toothbrushes have been proven to get rid of plaque better than the manual ones, but make sure that they are ada approved.

If you choose a tartar control toothpaste with fluoride, you can prevent plaque from hardening into tartar. Fluoride repairs the enamel damage too. Toothpastes that have triclosan also fight the bacteria in plaque.

Flossing is the only way to remove plaque from between the teeth and keep out tartar formation.

2) proper diet

The bacteria in your mouth along with starchy and sugary foods release harmful acids to damage the teeth and the gums. Remember that whenever you eat, you are feeding the bacteria too. Hence, limit the intake of sugary foods, brush and floss after every meal and drink lots of water.

3) quit smoking

People who smoke or chew tobacco products succumb to tartar build-up.

A dentist only can remove the tartar from your teeth. Accordingly, visit a dentist once in 3 months to prevent any further oral problems.
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I have a small ulcer in my mouth since last month its been quite a long time so I am worried about it. Can uh suggest me anything regarding this issue?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have a small ulcer in my mouth since last month its been quite a long time so I am worried about it. Can uh suggest...
Homoeopathic medicine---------------------------------- merc sol 30 (sbl) drink 1 drop direct on tongue every week at night ----------------------------- acid sulph 30 (sbl) drink 2 drops in 1spoon fressh water 3 times daily for 2 months----------------------------------- eat a diet rich in iron and vitamin-c and vitamin -b 12 and for this adopt following diet in your life style------------------------
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