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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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I am suffering from tooth sensitivity receding gums exposing tooth dentin visible in front lower incisors. * Teeth looks a little transparent and cracked but otherwise normally strong. * Mouth feels dry. * Mild burning sensation throughout the jaw and gums. 5 years back I had accidental cigarette butt/ash ingestion (nicotine poisoning. I had these symptoms since then. Is nicotine poisoning responsible? I do had aggressive brushing habit or is it because of that? What kind of treatment will be required.

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I am suffering from tooth sensitivity receding gums exposing tooth dentin visible in front lower incisors.
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Dear, from what little information I could gather from your letter it looks like the recession of your gums and sensitivity are both related to your aggressive brushing habit. Excessive force applied during brushing causes abnormal wear of the insulating layer of teeth called enamel, as a result the underlying sensitive layer called dentin gets exposed. Recession of gums due to wrong brushing causes a tissue on root surface of teeth called cementum to be exposed & this is another common cause of sensitivity. I would recommend correcting your brushing technique, using a soft bristled brush with desensitizing paste and avoiding citrus fruits for a while. Mild burning sensations that you are complaining of, could be due to gingivitis, I would suggest that you consult a periodontist to get definitive diagnosis as some conditions can only be diagnosed in the clinic. Symptoms of acute nicotine poisoning will not last beyond a few days so don't worry about it.
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I am 32 years old male. I having gum problem. Gums bleed while I brush my teeth n teeth are weak too. Please suggest precautions and remedies.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
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I am 32 years old male. I having gum problem. Gums bleed while I brush my teeth n teeth are weak too. Please suggest ...
May be you have the pyorrhea. Get your teeth cleaned from the dentist and also the surgery of the gum if it required.

I have been suffering from neck, ear and teeth pain for two days. But I do not know what is the problem bhind it. I am 23 years old.

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I have been suffering from neck, ear and teeth pain for two days. But I do not know what is the problem bhind it. I a...
Hi, There could be two potential reasons behind these symptoms: First- you may have a decayed tooth which is damaged up till the nerves and causing pain, and the same pain is radiating to the ear and neck. Second- Your third molar may be in the erupting stage. It commonly erupts between 17 to 25 years of age and causes trouble to the patient until it has erupted fully. Depending upon the cause, the treatment line would be different. I suggest that you consult me privately on Lybrate for more specific answers and for an appropriate prescription. Take care.

How to whiteen our teeth?

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There is a procedure known as bleaching which can be done at a dental clinic or at home under your dentist's guidance.

I used to take manikchand long back, now I had stopped but my mouth is open only an inch. Could you suggest me some home remedies.

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I used to take manikchand long back, now I had stopped but my mouth is open only an inch. Could you suggest me some h...
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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Hi All, I wanted to know is there any teeth whitening treatment, how much it does cost?

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Hi All, I wanted to know is there any teeth whitening treatment, how much it does cost?
The teeth whitening procedure may cost you 5000-20000 depending on the treatment mode selected n your teeth conditions.
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How to remove spots from teeth and get white and shine teeth. Having habit of pan masala.

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How to remove spots from teeth and get white and shine teeth. Having habit of pan masala.
Get scalling n polishing done by dentist. If you r not happy with your teeth shade later, you can get bleaching done by dentist which'll lighten your teeth by 2-3 shades. Alternatively you can use a teeth whitening toothpaste such as snowdent after scalling. Whitening gels used daily along with customized dental trays provided by dentist r also available in the market. Avoid heavily coloured foods, tea n coffee, cool drinks, smoking n tobacco products as they stain teeth.

I have a problem of bad breathing from about 15 days. But I brush my teeth twice a day with'emoform-r' please suggest me what to do to get rid of this problem.

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I have a problem of bad breathing from about 15 days. But I brush my teeth twice a day with'emoform-r' please suggest...
There are many reasons for bad breath 1. Systemic conditions like diabetes, sinusitis, etc 2. Dental cavity with food lodgement 3 gum inflammation 4. Poor tongue cleaning consult in person for proper diagnosis and management.

I have a sensitivity in my teeth and I used colgate pro relief but still my sensitivity doesn't.

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I have a sensitivity in my teeth and I used colgate pro relief but still my sensitivity doesn't.
Visit a dentist to find out the cause of the sensitivity. If the case if very severe, using a simple over-the-counter toothpaste will not be enough. A suitable treatment must be undertaken followed up by maintenance using an anti sensitivity paste.

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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.

I am 24 year. Old girl and I am suffering from bleeding gums all time even m having yellow teeth with some hard black stuff between my gumline and teeth. Please suggest me the proper treatment.

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I am 24 year. Old girl and I am suffering from bleeding gums all time even m having yellow teeth with some hard black...
You have tarter and calculus deposited on teeth surface and between gums and teeth surfaces. Due to that infaction is spread on gums and leads to swellown and bleeding gum problems. You require through scaling and polishing followed by further examination of periodontal pocket and require opg xray to rule out status of bone. Kindly consult dentist or periodontist regarding treatment of your problems.
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I have a half broken wisdom teeth in the upper right jaw, is it necessary to extract it?

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It is recommended to get it extracted. It might give you problem in future, because it is broken so there are chances of infection in future.

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Diet for ' Healthy smile '-1
Avoid chewy candy in your diet as they tend to stick to your enamel for a longer time localizing the sugars there.
Any food in moderation is good. So even an occasional candy is good for your teeth!
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I am having swollen gum. What to do to cure and prevent?

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Hi, there are various reasons for swollen gums like poor oral hygiene, vitamin deficiency, physical injury to gums, hormonal changes, medications. You have to visit to a dentist for professional cleaning and check-up to know the exact cause and solution of your problem.

When I am brushing the teeth then blood come from my teeth. What's the reason of it? How can improve it? (About 6 month)

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When I am brushing the teeth then blood come from my teeth. What's the reason of it? How can improve it? (About 6 month)
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks.

I have a broken front tooth after a fall 2 days back. Now it's paining. Any medication?

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I have a broken front tooth after a fall 2 days back. Now it's paining. Any medication?
Go to your local dentist and tell him/her that you want to save your tooth. You need rct and capping. Thanks.

I can't clean my below teeth with any paste . It doesn't become clean . Suggest me any paste or solution for this problem.

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I can't clean my below teeth with any paste . It doesn't become clean . Suggest me any paste or solution for this pro...
No paste is going to help if calculus has been deposited get a cleaning done and then take proper care.
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Had a root canal and the filling has come out. Is there a risk if I delay the filling again?

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Frst thing root canal tretamnet is incomplete without crown. Get the treatment done asap and go for CROWN.

I am facing a problem of ulcers in my mouth again and again. It takes around a week after taking medicine. But after some time again I get ulcers. What should I do now so that I won't get ulcer frequently or never.

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I am facing a problem of ulcers in my mouth again and again. It takes around a week after taking medicine. But after ...
Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush. Brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, along with c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. You may consult me in person too.
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How to prevent tooth decay?

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How to prevent tooth decay?
Kindly brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. Visit your dentist once in 6 months for routine dental checkup. Avoid having sticky food and sweets before going to bed.
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