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Dr. Puneetha N Murthy

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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Puneetha N Murthy is a renowned Dentist in Vidyaranyapura, Bangalore. She is currently practising at Benaka Dental Care Centre in Vidyaranyapura, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Puneetha N Murthy on Lybrate.com.

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There is a gap between my two front teeth .this gap was not there before 1 month but I do not know the reason of this gap. I want to know the cost of removable braces for upper teeth?

Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Master of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
There is a gap between my two front teeth .this gap was not there before 1 month but I do not know the reason of this...
The gap in between the two teeth is a common phenomena. Do not worry. If your teeth is pushed outside it may need braces. Most often it can be corrected by simple removable braces which will cost within Rs. 5000 / If at all the tooth is inside but gap alone seen. Then many different types of gap closure can be done either with Crowns or tooth colour filling materials. The fees will be again from Rs. 2000/ to 8000/
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I am having mouth ulcer from past 3-4 days . It is very difficult for me to eat due to the pain I am having. I applied clove oil for pain relief. There has been a bit relief. How long will it take to get recovered Is any there better home remedy than this. Waiting for your reply.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Greater Noida
Mix one teaspoon of baking soda with a little water to make a thin paste. Dab it on the affected area. Repeat this several times a day. Alternatively, you can simply put baking soda directly on your mouth ulcer. Also apply little honey. It takes 7-10 days to heal.
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Hi. I am feeling severe tooth pain when I drink cold water. What is the solution for getting rid of it ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi. I am feeling severe tooth pain when I drink cold water. What is the solution for getting rid of it ?
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (sensodyne tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. 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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Throat infection and ulcers (çheal) in whole mouth since three days, any suggestions?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Throat infection and ulcers (çheal) in whole mouth since three days, any suggestions?
Hello, take homoeopathic medicines - schwabe's alpha-cf and biocombination-6 and borax 30 - all of them thrice a day for 4-5days. Avoid rough use of voice. Avoid cold food/ drinks. Avoid sitting long hours in a/c rooms.
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Some doctors r suggested braces treatment for my lower jaw teeth and I want one information regarding time. How many days I have to put braces for my teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Agra
Some doctors r suggested braces treatment for my lower jaw teeth and I want one information regarding time.
How many ...
It takes 1-1.5 years for the entire treatment to finish. It depends on your case as well. Some cases require a lot of correction so the treatment extends.
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I am suffering from ulcers in my mouth from last 10 to 15 days and I have tried all types of medicines like b-complex and gels. Now what should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem, without causing adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine merc sol 30 daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 3 days.
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I am suffering from toothache since last 3 days. What I should for this teeth related problem.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from toothache since last 3 days. What I should for this teeth related problem.
You might have a cavity / or pain in third molar ... kindly get the depth of cavity assessed by dentist or else you can just get an xray done... and then take medications/ treatment accordingly as per situation ..prevailing in your mouth. .
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Know your mouthwashes.

BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Know your mouthwashes.
Know your mouthwashes.
Here are few myths and common queries that our patients ask us regarding mouthwashes:

1. All mouthwashes are equal:
Mouthwashes can be classified as cosmetic and therapeutic. Rinsing with cosmetic mouthwash will loosen bits of food from your teeth, lessen bacteria in mouth, temporarily reduce bad breath and leave a refreshing taste in your mouth. These products can't make a greater claim than that. Therapeutic mouthwashes contains active ingredients like chlorhexidine, fluorides, cetylperidinium etc, which have proven active against fighting plaque and bacteria (s) in mouth for longer duration.

2. Mouthwash is harmless:
Many mouthwashes contains high amount of alcohol which may cause dry mouth and ironically in turn causing bad breath. Alcohol free mouthwashes are also available. Active ingredients like chlorhexidine causes temproary altered taste in mouth and is not recommended to be used for longer duration.

3. Mouthwash cures bad breath:
Mouthwashes temporarily curtains bad breath. Causes of bad breath are variable and should be accessed before unjustified use of mouthwashes.

4. Mouthwash can replace brushing:
Mouthwash acts as an add-on, not replacement for brushing and flossing. Use of mouthwash in conjunction with brushing and flossing will improve overall personal oral hygiene.

5. A little swish will do:
Generally we swish mouthwash in a few seconds because of its bitter taste or lack of knowledge. Mouthwash should be diluted as per the instructions given by the manufacturer and should be swished vigorously for 30 seconds.

I am 18 years old sir I am facing teeth problem there is gap in my teeth. What to do?

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
I am 18 years old sir I am facing teeth problem there is gap in my teeth. What to do?
Hi thanks for the query regarding gap in teeth you need to undergo orthodontic (braces) treatment. It will take near about 15 to 18 months based on problem. Or you can go for crowns on teeth for faster result. Consult your dentist for the same thank you
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Hi I am a 15 years old guy and my question is- yesterday I walk on the road and suddenly a lin and thin man say something and some saliva from his mouth touches my mouth. What happen to me now? Is I got hiv from this sort of thing?

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Hi I am a 15 years old guy and my question is- yesterday I walk on the road and suddenly a lin and thin man say somet...
Not likely unless you have deep kiss, and broken bucal mucosa. However you go for HIV TEST SCREENING at 6 wks and 6 MONTHS.
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I have lost two major teeth due to tooth decay how normal biting can be established and dental implant are safe or not.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have lost two major teeth due to tooth decay how normal biting can be established and dental implant are safe or not.
Normal nothing can be established when the teeth you have lost are replaced. Implants are absolutely safe.
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My gums are bleeding since long time. I did visited dentist many a times but its not stopped completely. Can you suggest me any medicine regarding it.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My gums are bleeding since long time. I did visited dentist many a times but its not stopped completely. Can you sugg...
Homoeopathic medicine MERC SOL 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops today night and forget this medicine PLANTAGO Q/HAMMEMELIS Q ( Dr Reckeweg) Mix both these medicines and take 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 2-3 months HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL ) Scrub teeth daily night before sleep
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I am 54 years old & my gums are heavily bleeding specially when I take protein rich diet (i. E. Pulses etc) & also when I take garlic. It happens more during night. I use to clean / brush my teeth after every meal & take lot of vitamin c daily. Suggest some medicine. Now my gums also started decaying even.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
You might be suffering from disease of gums called as" pyorrhea. Start doing warm saline rinses after meals. Also get an oral prophylaxis(scaling) done by a dentist. That would help a lot.
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There is hollow in my teeth due to that what ever I am eating its particle remain inside so how to fill it Wat will be better treatment for me. Please guide.

DNB, MDS Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
There is hollow in my teeth due to that what ever I am eating its particle remain inside so how to fill it Wat will b...
Consult a dentist, if there is dental decay then get the filling done. You may need an xray and if the decay is deep involving the pulp of the tooth then rct may be required.
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I am a 32 years old female and have teeth pain for last 4 months. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am a 32 years old female and have teeth pain for last 4 months. What should I do?
Kindly get an x-ray done of the tooth having pain. May be you will have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap. Till then you can take a pain killer like tab dentaforce dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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My mother fell and cracked a vertebrae. She has osteoporosis. She was given a brace but it doesn't seem to be helping. Is there any treatment for this?

MBBS, MS, DNB, FNB (SPINE SURGERY)
Orthopedist, Chennai
My mother fell and cracked a vertebrae. She has osteoporosis. She was given a brace but it doesn't seem to be helping...
Osteoporotic vertebral fractures usually become painless by 4 to 6 weeks as the fracture heals. Medicines, rest and brace are initial treatment. Sometimes the fracture doesn't heal well and pain persists. Vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty are the procedures usually done in such situation for pain relief. They are minimally invasive as bone cement is injected into the fractured vertebra through a needle. These procedures give immediate pain relief. You must see a spine surgeon to see if it is suitable for her. Medical treatment for osteoporosis should go on at the same time.
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I am of 18 year old, I have a extra teeth on my left upper teeth side. I get it painful while brushing. I want to remove it, should i?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am of 18 year old, I have a extra teeth on my left upper teeth side. I get it painful while brushing. I want to rem...
Kindly see dental surgeon and get the extra tooth removed if feasible and does not affect your smile.
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I am 62 years old male. I have tooth undercut problem. The gum edges are slowly eroding and forming a groove under gums. Can you please suggest the remedy. The tooth along gums is formed a groove. Initially I found in one tooth after a month I find 4/5 teeth are having this problem.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I am 62 years old male. I have tooth undercut problem. The gum edges are slowly eroding and forming a groove under gu...
Hello get your scaling and polishing done every 2 to 3 months, if there is any sensitivity in your teeth visit a dentist and you might have to get it filled.
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I am chewing tobacco for more than 15years now these days I am feeling difficulties during eating something my mouth doesn't open fully .

MFDS RCPS (Glasgow), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I think you might be developing a condition called Oral Submucous Fibrosis (OSMF). This is considered a precursor stage to frank Oral Cancer. Please quit your tobacco as well as alcohol (if present) habits, immediately and completely. Do not use supaari or eat paan either. Avoid spicy foods. As for the reduced mouth opening, do start active and aggressive physiotherapy which would need to be continued lifelong. For additional treatment, please see an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon.
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