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Dr. R Mukthamba

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. R Mukthamba Dentist, Bangalore
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. R Mukthamba is one of the best Dentists in Vijayanagar, Bangalore. You can visit her at Vijay Clinic in Vijayanagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. R Mukthamba on Lybrate.com.

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My daughter is 17 months old, I m observing that her front 4 teeth have changed color to grey? is this a problem? she doesn't want to brush her teeth either, should I show her to dentist?

M.D.S, B.D.S.
Dentist, Katihar
Ya this seems to be a problem. Give her new brush so that she can use it as it is new, new things attract child. There are lot of brush in market for kid change her brush regularly and if possible upload a pic of her teeth.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
To remove those irky coffee and wine stains from your teeth, brush baking soda on your teeth twice a month and get that shine back.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Oral Cavity contains more than 25000 species of Bacteria.
Regular use of Mouthwash can help in preventing excessive plaque formation, development of Gum Problems and Cavities
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Mouthwash: All You Need to Know About it

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Mouthwash: All You Need to Know About it

Mouthwash has become an essential ingredient of one's oral hygiene kit. Though not a substitute for flossing or brushing, it offers additional oral protection. Due to a host of ingredients, such as alcohol,
Chlorhexidine, cetylpyridinium chloride, menthol, methyl salicylate, fluoride, antibacterial enzymes, hydrogen peroxide, essential oils, zinc chloride and other herbs and "natural" ingredients mouthwash has a number of benefits.

Alcohol is the basic ingredient in all of them. While fluoride protects against decay, chlorhexidine protects against gum diseases. Hydrogen peroxide produces a mild bleaching effect. Herbs and essential oils produce a freshening effect.

Benefits of using a mouthwash

1. Reduces formation of tartar and plaque.
2. Protects from oral problems like gingivitis and periodontal disease, especially if it contains cetylpyridinium or essential oils. Chlorhexidine is also effective in protecting plaque formation and gingivitis.
3. Kills bacteria in the mouth and prevents cavities or decay, especially if it contains fluoride.
4. Mouthwash, to some extent, covers up bad breath due to oral hygiene or oral disease and produces a fresher breath.
5. Certain mouthwashes containing cetylpyridinium chloride and zinc chloride produce a better breath freshening effect.
6. Helps manage dry mouth, especially if containing biotene.

Types of Mouthwash

1. Cosmetic
2. Therapeutic

The cosmetic one is usually for freshening up the breath and is not regulated by the FDA. The therapeutic ones contain active ingredients aimed at addressing one of the issues like plaque formation, bad breath, dry mouth, or decay. They kill bacteria, reduce plaque, fight gingivitis, and control decay. They are not a substitute for brushing or flossing but supplement these two very well. These are approved by FDA and are proven in terms of safety and efficacy. Rinses with zinc chloride are effective against bad breath, those with fluoride are useful in people who are cavity-prone, and chlorhexidine helps prevent gum disease.

Choosing a mouthwash: This depends on the oral health condition, and it is always advisable that the dentist prescribes the right rinse for you.

When and how to use mouthwash: When you are done with your brushing and flossing, rinse your mouth with a capful of the mouthwash liquid. Swish it around your mouth for about 30 seconds and spit it out. Avoid brushing, drinking water, or rinsing your mouth after using a mouthwash for about 15 to 20 minutes. This will give sufficient time for the active ingredients in the mouthwash (especially if it is a therapeutic one) to act in the mouth. Brushing after mouthwash removes all the effect of the rinse.

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What would be permanent solution for mouth ulcer? i am facing same problem in every weather changing situation even though i don't having any digesting problem & it effect is continuous at least 4-5 days. Generally i am taking folic acid & B complex in rare case for the solution. I am a vegetarian in food.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Avoid, oily, fatty and spicy foods.Eat more salads , more fresh fruits, lot of water and fluids.Coconut water,butter milk.Do regular exercises, Pranayams or yoga for relaxation.Yes folic acid and Vitamin B is ok .Also keep in hand ointments like Mucopain or Dologel or Hexidine handy.
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Am getting wounds inside my mouth regularly. Also getting wounds in tongue sometimes. Wounds being there for 3 to 4 days and getting cured. And again it happens. Also I have white tongue which I get morning when I woke up and It gives a horrible feeling. Wat would be the reason and whether it is dangerous r not.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
CHERAN You are having ulcers in moth off and onor regularly .and stay for three with interval and becomes o k with trto four day . it is due to indigestion and poor oral hygiene. Take cap becosule twice in a day . apply boroglycerine regularly . see dental surgeon for check up and treatment. maintain good oral hygiene.rinse with listerine mouthwash regularly.
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How to get rid of tooth pain immediately in home. So that I can at least sleep in night.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
How to get rid of tooth pain immediately in home. So that I can at least sleep in night.
Plz take a pain killer and then consult a dentist. Pain killer is only going to give you temporary relief. Dentist will find out the cause of the pain and help you to get rid of it. As a temporary measure, you can apply clove oil.
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Hi, Doctor mere teeth mei root canal treatment hua cap lagi hai one week ho gaya par jab mai ush teeth se khane ki kosis karti hu toh pain hota hai. Kitne din nahi khana chahiye.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi, Doctor mere teeth mei root canal treatment hua cap lagi hai one week ho gaya par jab mai ush teeth se khane ki ko...
Root canal teeth are also more brittle, and generally back teeth need a crown after a root canal so the tooth will not break.
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How to remove waste material in the sense saliva. Due to this I was experiencing indigestion, severe head ache. I need some suggestions/tips.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
If there is no saliva u will not b able to talk,swallow, eat, digest n may b many more prob u should tell ur prob let this b the job of a dr
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I have mouth ulcer over 3 days . Please do help

BDS, oral implantology
Dentist,
I have mouth ulcer over 3 days . Please do help
Mouth ulcers could be because of many reasons. But most common reasons are stress or vitamin deficiency or gastric problem. Try to rule out these possible reasons after consulting a dentist near you.
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My mouth smell badly in early morning. Is any problem in my stomach?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Homoeopathic treatment- merc vivus 30 -4 pills morning one dose for 3 days revert back for complete cure.
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I usually have sprouts and fruits for dinner and that is as early as 7 in the evening. I have Roti dal and curry for lunch and cereals for breakfast. Do you think I should pop a multivitamin daily to make up for any vitamin deficiency if any. I have developed a mouth ucler leading me to believe maybe my present diet does not have sufficient vitamin. Please advice. If yes, which multivitamin?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Ulcer is not always due to vitamin deficiency. It could also be due to stress or hormonal changes among other reasons. We dr's prescribe multivitamins to help healing and not because we suspect that your diet is deficient in vitamins. Till ulcer heals you can pop cap becosules twice daily and apply dologel ct gel on affected areas before meals for relief.
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Hello doctor my self kavita vyas I am 37 year old married woman I have teeth pain and gums problem last one week what should I do please tell me doctor.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello doctor my self kavita vyas I am 37 year old married woman I have teeth pain and gums problem last one week what...
You may need cleaning,gum strengthening procedure, root canal treatment & capping. Until then Rinse thoroughly with mouth wash. Then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth.
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I have weak gums and I can see lower front teeth through the gums and due to this sensitivity issues also occur. What is the best way to get the gums back in shape? I brush my teeth two times regularly.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I have weak gums and I can see lower front teeth through the gums and due to this sensitivity issues also occur. What...
Take merc sol 30/tds 15 days For sensitivity gargle with plantago Q adding 15 drops of this in half glass water And brush ur teeth properly with a super soft tooth brush at least twice daily
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There are gaps between my teeth which makes my face look so bad and ugly. please suggest me some ways to overcome this problem and look good.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
There are gaps between my teeth which makes my face look so bad and ugly. please suggest me some ways to overcome thi...
Dear lybrate user, the gaps between teeth need to be clinically checked but be rest assured that there are a variety of treatment options available for you like fillings with tooth-colored materials, laminates, veneers etc. The treatment plan would depend on the amount of space present between teeth so consult your dentist and get a checkup done.
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My tongue always remains whitish with spots on it. My mouth stinks even after brushing.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
My tongue always remains whitish with spots on it.
My mouth stinks even after brushing.
You need clean your tongue at least once daily with tongue cleaner... Do not forget to maintain your good oral hygiene by rinsing with water after every meal and snacks beside brushing twice daily
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I have bad smell in saliva No bad breath problem, if I gargle then everything is Ok (for 20-30 min but slowly after some time same foul smell comes to saliva) I brush daily twice a day Flossing the tongue gave some relief If I sneeze the smell is very very bad

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have bad smell in saliva No bad breath problem, if I gargle then everything is Ok (for 20-30 min but slowly after s...
Dear check for you gums condition and deposit over tooth surface if they seems to be fine then it could be related to systemic as you have written when you sneeze it increases it may be due to throat or other systemic get an ent opinion apart from dentist consultation.
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I am 21 years old male and have halitosis problem. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I am 21 years old male and have halitosis problem. What should I do?
Halitosis can be due to various reasons. If you have bleeding gums or tartar accumulation on your teeth, a dental cleaning will help you overcome the problem. If you have any other issue like constipation or acidity or sinusitis etc, you need to get the root cause of the problem treated. In the meanwhile you can use any over the counter mouthwash and maintain a good oral hygiene by brushing twice daily which will reduce the bad smell to some extent.
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I am 33 year old meri jeeb mai cut hai kaafi time se. Aur spicy lagata hai. Kya karu ?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
If you are in habbit of chewing regularly on some thing stop that, c if there is a sharp tooth in the vicinity you get a cut.
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I have a problem from mouth If I drink water I get some pain I tried so many tablets can you please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have a problem from mouth If I drink water I get some pain I tried so many tablets can you please help me.
This could b either due to sensitivity due to loss of enamel surface or due to decay of tooth. Tooth decay can b treated by filling of tooth or by rct n capping of the decay is deep. Sensitivity can b reduced by using desensitizing toothpaste such as senquelF or sensodyne toothpaste by rubbing some amount of toothpaste onto ur tooth surface n wait till 5 mins before rinsing it off. Get ur teeth evaluated by dentist to know the cause of ur problem n get treated accordingly. Regsrds.
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