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Dr. Raghu K M

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Raghu K M 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. Raghu K M is a popular Dentist in Sahakara Nagar, Bangalore. He is currently associated with 32's Ensured in Sahakara Nagar, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Raghu K M on Lybrate.com.

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I am 26 years old. And my Bottom two front teeth (from back side) are almost recessed. Please let me know the best solution to prevent this from fallen out. Will they grow back?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I am 26 years old. And my Bottom two front teeth (from back side) are almost recessed. Please let me know the best so...
hello, you need to consult a periodontist and get it checked. It is better to see the case clinically for proper diagnosis and treatment plan. You might have to go for a minor surgical procedure known as flap surgery.
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Yellowish teeth - I have had braces some years ago and my teeth had become yellow post that. I brush properly but don't want to go for scaling as I have heard it damages teeth. Do we have an alternative so that I may get white teeth which may be a Polish or something like that.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Yellowish teeth - I have had braces some years ago and my teeth had become yellow post that. I brush properly but don...
Naturally our teeth colour ranges from pearly white to pale yellow so everyone cannot hv white teeth. Get scalling n polishing done by dentist. If u r not happy with ur teeth shade later, u can get bleaching done by dentist which 'll lighten ur teeth by 2-3 shades. Alternatively u 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. scalling doesn't damage teeth but cleans teeth surface n is advised to get it done once in a year for all. u hv been misguided.
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Teeth Whitening - Are You the Right Candidate for it?

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Teeth Whitening - Are You the Right Candidate for it?

If we think about what attracts us to a person in general, the first thing that we can think of is a great, warm smile. A good set of well-aligned white teeth is an important aspect of this great smile. However, white teeth remain an elusive thing for most of us. Some of the common reasons for discolored teeth are as below.

  1. Ageing
  2. Hypo mineralized tooth structure
  3. Fluourosis
  4. Food habits
  5. Tobacco smoking/chewing (learn more for Smoking  Effect on Teeth)
  6. Side effects of medication (tetracyclines, for instance)

The degree of discoloration varies widely and also is hereditary. Whatever the reasons, there is the option of tooth whitening, which is effective with optimal oral health and good oral hygiene habits. Tooth whitening is not for everybody though, the following are the definite contraindications.

  1. Teeth with fillings: The bleaching agents work best on natural tooth structure. Whether it is a crown or a veneer or a bridge, the bleaching agent will not work on these tooth-colored fillings and composite resins. On the contrary, using bleaching agent on a tooth filling can produce uneven whitening. The teeth without fillings will appear lighter than those with fillings. If the person has discoloration due to fluorosis or any other reason, then it is ideal to complete any pending restorative work before initiating tooth whitening procedure. This should be allowed to settle in for about 2 weeks. After that, whitening should be undertaken which will ensure the best results and match with the composite filling/veneer/crowns. In people with multiple restorations, whitening can result in uneven coloration of the teeth and so veneers or crowns would be better suited than whitening.
  2. Sensitive teeth: Sensitivity is an indication that the dentin is exposed or is covered by a very thin layer of enamel. Whitening agents will not work very well in these cases.
  3. Poor oral health (gingivitis, worn enamel, cavities, and root decay): The whitening agent can irritate the gums or penetrate the existing decay or worn enamel leading to sensitivity. The tooth whitening agent works on the enamel, and as the tooth surfaces do not have enamel, they do not produce a whitening effect.
  4. Age: Hydrogen peroxide which is the most common bleaching agent is not safe for use in children below 16 years of age. The pulp chambers are quite high and the tooth is still forming, so bleaching agents are not to be used.

While choosing to go for tooth whitening, one thing to bear in mind is that it is not a permanent solution to discolored teeth and might require repetition of the treatment. Having a detailed discussion will help set realistic expectations and achieve optimal results.
 

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I have Sub mucous Fibrosis and mouth doesnt open so how can I take care of my teeth that have decayed and its spreading to other teeth also.

BDS
Dentist,
I have Sub mucous Fibrosis and mouth doesnt open so how can I take care of my teeth that have decayed and its spreadi...
Take sm fibro medicine twice a day for 2 wks n use mouthwash twice a day. Do warm saline gargles 3-4 times a day. If you r a smoker den quit smoking. If you r a tobacco chewer dn quit d habbit.
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Hi sir. I had cold & cough, is very high problem and also mouth ulcers problem since 6 months it is not curing please say me sir.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hi sir. I had cold & cough, is very high problem and also mouth ulcers problem since 6 months it is not curing please...
Now a days are of viral infection be careful. Cold,Sneezing, sore throat, a stuffy nose, coughing -fever,bodyache,headache,occured in viral infection. What can you do for your cold or cough symptoms? besides drinking plenty of fluids and getting plenty of rest, you may want to take medicines. There are lots of different cold and cough medicines, and they do different things. Nasal decongestants - unclog a stuffy nose...i.e ................ nasal dop/spray.....nasivion Cough suppressants - quiet a cough...................................... syp. Brozedax Expectorants - loosen mucus so you can cough it up.............syp...zeet expectorant Antihistamines - stop runny noses and sneezing.....................tab/syp....levocetirizine Pain relievers - ease fever, headaches, and minor aches and pains.......tab..flucold plus . Here are some other things to keep in mind about cold and cough medicines. Read labels, because many cold and cough medicines contain the same active ingredients. Taking too much of certain pain relievers can lead to serious injury. Do not give cough medicines to children under four, and don't give aspirin to children. Not helpful uses of antibiotics medicines.you should be also go for tests cbc,
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I have gorilla like jaw. My two teeth besides upper incisors r out. I hav tried pin also. And I hav space between my teeth. How to get a perfect smile.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have gorilla like jaw. My two teeth besides upper incisors r out. I hav tried pin also. And I hav space between my ...
Hello, you should go for dental braces, this is right age also. Consult a good dentist for the purpose. Take care.
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Hi, I am 29 year old girl. I am suffering from the bad smell comes from my mouth, I use listrine mouthwash, & try to do brush twice a day. When I was a kid, I had pyaria, but now its fine. I consult a Dr. For this, but he said not an issue, use this paste n it will be alright. But zero improvement, please suggest me something. I feel so embarrass. Thnks.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi, I am 29 year old girl. I am suffering from the bad smell comes from my mouth, I use listrine mouthwash, & try to ...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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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My gums are swelling where im getting blood while brusing and getting bed breathing smell.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dear, you are suffering from gingivitis, therefore you require full attention. Go for dental cleaning and polishing and gum treatment done, you will be fine.
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I'm 27 years old grl. I want to tie braces in teeth. Kindly tell me the cost and minimum time period for the treatment. Also please tell me pros n cons of the same. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist,
I'm 27 years old grl. I want to tie braces in teeth. Kindly tell me the cost and minimum time period for the treatmen...
Lybrate-user no dentist in this world can tell the cost of braces without seeing the patient. So please visit your local orthodontist. Braces are useful in bringing your teeth in proper alignment that is they are the remedies for malocclusion and malaligned teeth.
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My son 6 years old got cavity in left and right. I consulted a dentist. He advised me to go for root canal. Is it right?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My son 6 years old got cavity in left and right. I consulted a dentist. He advised me to go for root canal. Is it right?
The dentist advised you right. As the permanent teeth below erupt at 10 to 12 years of age. And if we remove the tooth before age. The teeth below (permanent tooth) might not erupt straight. In allignment with other teeth.
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I am 21 years old female. One and half years back a wisdom tooth appeared in the lower jaw. Now the tooth is almost fully grown bt the inner side of my cheek is injured due to friction with the tooth. My cheek is injured for last 6 months and it is not healing due to constant friction. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 21 years old female. One and half years back a wisdom tooth appeared in the lower jaw. Now the tooth is almost f...
Consult a maxillofacial surgeon if not correctly placed it may have to. Removed a source of continuous irritation may become cause of oral cancer latter.
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Having repetitive involuntary chewing jaw movements. I was prescribed trihexyphenidyl, propranolol 10mg, fluoxtine 20mg.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Having repetitive involuntary chewing jaw movements. I was prescribed trihexyphenidyl, propranolol 10mg, fluoxtine 20mg.
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 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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BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Use mouthwash to maintain good oral hygiene.
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I am 20 years old I take brush twice in a day but my teeth color is yeiiow please tell the reason doctor.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 20 years old I take brush twice in a day but my teeth color is yeiiow please tell the reason doctor.
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).----------------
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My mouth stinks too much. Nowadays. Hvn toothache also. Suggest how to reduce the stinking of mouth?

MDS, Certificate in implantology
Dentist, Delhi
My mouth stinks too much. Nowadays. Hvn toothache also. Suggest how to reduce the stinking of mouth?
Hello. 1st you shd be diagnosed for cause of bad breath. Coz of systemic or oral cause. And secondly whts the stage or level of tooth decay. As to treat tht tooth via filling or rct. You can call me if you want. Thks.
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Why my 5 year old girls ,upper front tooth is moving .she has very clean teeth .so what reason that her front tooth will fall off soon.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Faridabad
Why my 5 year old girls ,upper front tooth is moving .she has very clean teeth .so what reason that her front tooth w...
Her permanent are in state of eruption, before milk should. This is what going on in her case. This is normal, nothing to worry. Get her check up if permanent tooth takes too long to erupt after the milk tooth goes.
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I am a 36 year old woman. Suffering from severe toothache. The gums are leaving. Not able to chew food properly. Had taken medicines. Taking precautions. Even then don't getting any relief. Please suggest. Feeling like to die.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 36 year old woman. Suffering from severe toothache. The gums are leaving. Not able to chew food properly. Had ...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person too. 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, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
You should be seeing your dentist a minimum of two times a year. This is important to check the health of your gum tissue and regular x-rays to catch active decay while it?s small.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Temporary loose wires can be fixed by using a pencil or the back of a spoon to gently push them back in place. Wax or a wet cotton ball can also be used if the loose wire is causing a lot of discomfort.
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Actually sir mujhko braces nahe lgvane hai. Without braces teeth kaese andar ho skate hai. Kya aap bta skate hai please

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Kolar
Without braces your teeth wont go inside but these days invisible braces like clear path aligners are available you can go for it.
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