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Dr. Raghu. M

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

15 Years Experience  ·  50 at clinic
Dr. Raghu. M BDS Dentist, Bangalore
15 Years Experience  ·  50 at clinic
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Dr. Raghu. M is a renowned Dentist in Peenya, Bangalore. He has had many happy patients in his 15 years of journey as a Dentist. He studied and completed BDS . He is currently practising at R P Dental Care in Peenya, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Raghu. M on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - SJM Dental College and Hospital, Chitradurga, - 2002
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Bruxism and Its Treatment

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Bruxism and Its Treatment

Occasional teeth clenching is fairly common disorder among adults and children throughout the world. But if the teeth grinding occurs repeatedly, it can cause significant damage to your teeth or gums (with chances of potential tooth loss) and overall dental hygiene. Furthermore, recurrent episodes of bruxism might cause other serious complications such as severe headaches, facial pain or disorders in the temporomandibular joints (located in the forepart of the ear).

According to recent studies, 15-33% of children tend to grind their teeth while they develop their first few pairs and generally stop with the gradual development of adult teeth. In adults, this disorder might occur as an involuntary response, completely unbeknownst to the concerned individual.

Causes-

The most likely causes of bruxism are as follows:

  1. According to the doctors, in 70% of the adults, repressed stress or anxiety might result in teeth grinding while you are sleeping.

  2. Bruxism might also occur as a result of excessive consumption of alcohol, caffeine, sleeping pills, tobacco, and selected anti-depressants.

  3. Bruxism might also occur due to depression and the sheer competitive nature in certain individuals.

  4. Bruxism might also occur due to a serious disorder such as Parkinson ’s disease.

  5. Bruxism might also occur as an axillary of other sleep related disorders such as excessive snoring, sleep apnoea, etc.

  6. If you have an irregular structural alignment among the upper and lower sets of teeth, Bruxism is more likely to occur.

  7. In children, Bruxism might occur as a response from to pain in the ear or tooth.

Treatments-

The following treatments can be implemented to treat permanent instances of bruxism:

  1. If it is caused by severe stress and anxiety, stress management therapies can be very useful to prevent Bruxism.

  2. If you have a habit of grinding your teeth while you are asleep, you can consult your doctor to provide you with mouth guards.

  3. Regulated consumption of alcohol, tobacco might help prevent Bruxism if it is caused by a side effect of either one of them. Likewise, if the disorder occurs due to a side effect of antidepressants or any other psychiatric medications, you must consult your doctor to change the particular medication.

  4. You can also opt for Dental correction procedures like night guard if the reason of the disorder is the misalignment of the upper and lower teeth or other related dental complications. A custom fit night guard will not only safeguard your comfort, but improve the quality of your smile as well.

  5. Although medications are not common, muscle relaxants (for a certain period of time) or Botox injections are prescribed by doctors when the patient does not respond to other forms of treatments. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.

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I am having weak gums. What can I do to cure my gums. Teeth are visible through patches present in gums. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am having weak gums. What can I do to cure my gums. Teeth are visible through patches present in gums. What should ...
Visit the dentist he will clean and do gum surgery or whatever treatment appropriate after checking you.
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My two teeth is crack so solve my problem And give a guide for dental solutions and reason for cracking and give me quotation for new teeth.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
My two teeth is crack so solve my problem
And give a guide for dental solutions and reason for cracking and give me q...
Reason for broken tooth. attach a picture of your teeth and x ray of the same if possible. it will help us to give better treatment plan
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My chewing paan masala without using tobacco in it, M using tobacco free pan masala Is it have any harmful affect? before it about 6 months ago m a adductor of smokeless or smoke tobacco but I left it.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My chewing paan masala without using tobacco in it,

M using tobacco free pan masala 
Is it have any harmful affect?
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Chewing pan masala which contain beetle nut or areca nut is harmful. It can cause submucous fibrosis of oral mucosa which is pre-cancer condition.
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Dear Sir/Madam, My teeth are yellow, how can I make them white? Kindly suggest. thank you so much. I used to take musa ka gul as someone suggested me that it would treat gum pain. But now I am not taking it anymore.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Dear Sir/Madam,
My teeth are yellow, how can I make them white? Kindly suggest. thank you so much. I used to take mus...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night you may require bleaching avoid coloured foodstuffs.
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Hello sir, I am having pain in my tooth since 10 days which relieves after taking medicine. please suggest me the best treatment.?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello sir, I am having pain in my tooth since 10 days which relieves after taking medicine. please suggest me the bes...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. Advise c. Amox 500mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Metrogyl 400mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Imol 1-1-1, thrice daily (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, allergy), c. Becosules 1-0-0 once daily all for 3 days only. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. Goggle 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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Hi sir/mam, I am having a white coat on my tongue. This yields to bad breath also. I use mouth washes, tongue cleaner etc but it gives results for max 1 hour. Even I drink alot of water. Its too annoying, my marge has fixed too. Can I get rid of this permanently? Pls help.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hi sir/mam, I am having a white coat on my tongue. This yields to bad breath also. I use mouth washes, tongue cleaner...
Get scaling and polishing done by dentist it can be fungal or bacterial infection mostly due to bad oral hygiene. And start using mouth wash alternate days. And twice a day.
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Yellow Teeth - 5 Home Remedies to Correct it!

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Yellow Teeth - 5 Home Remedies to Correct it!

A sparkling set of shiny white teeth can make a smile more appealing and infectious. Yellow teeth can be extremely embarrassing and annoying. The important dental tissues that make up a tooth include the Enamel, Dentin, Cementum and the Pulp, of these four tissues, the enamel (the white and hard teeth surface) and the dentin (pale brown) are responsible for the tooth colour. Any damage to these two tissues bring about teeth discolouration and factors that contribute significantly towards yellowing of teeth include:

  1. Poor dental care and hygiene like improper and inadequate flossing and brushing techniques.
  2. Unhealthy lifestyle habits like chewing of tobacco and betel nuts, smoking, excessive consumption of alcohol, tea and coffee.
  3. Certain medical conditions and treatments (chemotherapy and radiation) can adversely affect the dentin and the enamel. Antihistamines are also known to stain the teeth. It is best to avoid mouth washes containing Cetylpyridinium Chloride.
  4. With age, the enamel tends to thin naturally exposing the dentin that lies underneath it.
  5. Fluoride intake in excess can stain and discolour the teeth.
  6. Yellow or discoloured teeth can also be genetic.

Yellow teeth, though frustrating, can be fully treated. The mode and success of the treatment is largely influenced by the extent of the teeth discolouration.

  1. Avoid smoking and chewing of tobacco as much as possible. Control the intake of drinks and foods that can stain and discolour your teeth.
  2. Practice healthy dental hygiene. Brush your teeth twice daily.
  3. Some whitening agents (over-the-counter) can be effectively used to treat yellow teeth.
  4. Dental veneers are a great way to deal with yellow teeth.
  5. For a healthy set of white teeth with pearly shine, consult a dentist every six months.

In addition, several natural and homemade remedies can also prove to be beneficial

  1. Nothing can treat yellow teeth more effectively than baking soda. Brushing your teeth with toothpaste mixed with baking soda (about a quarter teaspoon) can do the yellow teeth a world of good. Using a mixture of baking soda with vinegar (white), lemon juice and hydrogen peroxide is an effective natural remedy.
  2. A healthy practice to get rid of yellow teeth is to rub the teeth with orange peel every night.
  3. Rubbing the teeth with Strawberry paste will help to reduce the yellow stain greatly.
  4. The benefits of lemon are known to all. Brush your teeth with a mixture of lemon juice and salt. Wash it off after a few minutes and the yellow tinge will be a thing of the past.
  5. Charcoal, Apples and Basil leaves are powerful natural ingredients to treat yellow teeth.

Your smile is precious! Do not lose it to yellow teeth.

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Often and at regular intervals while eating I cut my inner side of cheeks. From next day it gets reddish and pains too hard. I cannot eat even roti properly. If any thing touches that particular portion it pains a lot. The pain exists for at least 7 to 10 days.

BDS
Dentist, Vidisha
By your symptoms it appears to be cheek biting means your teeth sharp cuspal edges are hurting your cheek. I advice you to visit your dentist so that he can roundoff sharp/pointed edges of your teeth which is creating a problem also he may prescripe you some ointment to apply locally over your cheek, so that wound healing get fast. Mean while avoid consuming spicy and hot food/beverages.
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I have a problem in my mouth as in the morning I wake. Its strt to pain in mouth as I yawing in the morning. I am Addicted of tobacco. So why I am suffering from this and how can I get rid of it.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
I have a problem in my mouth as in the morning I wake. Its strt to pain in mouth as I yawing in the morning. I am Add...
We need to know frequency and amount of tobacco intake, any other habit details. Get examined by dentist to rule out oral submucous fibrosis.
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Dental Tips for Looking Younger

MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dental Tips for Looking Younger
Your mouth is more than just a pretty smile. It's also a gateway to your overall health. Keeping that gateway clean may keep you healthier longer -- and looking younger.

Just as white, straight teeth convey youth, a smile with crooked, discolored, worn, or missing teeth is associated with an aged look.

Keeping a youthful mouth comes down to two simple, proven, and practical steps:

Brush and floss daily
See your dentist every six months.
If there is misaligned teeth get it corrected.
If there is gap between teeth can be corrected by orthodontic or cosmetic correction using crown or dental bonding
If there is stain due to tobacco, smoking get scaling done.

Beautiful smile is add on to your personality visit your dentist and get confident smile

I got an unusual tooth decays from last 2 years I tried all type of toothpaste and gargle but nothing worked. I request yourself to suggest cause and remedy.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I got an unusual tooth decays from last 2 years I tried all type of toothpaste and gargle but nothing worked. I reque...
Toothpaste gargle won't help go to dentist n get all fillings done coz if cavities have become deep reached pulp will need root canal.
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My daughter 11 yrs old has a disorientation of teeth/ jaw wereby she is not able to close her mouth properly. She often sleeps with mouth open. Her new teeth are big compared to the milk teeth 2-4 left to fall. Showed a dentist. He suggested to wait till all milk teeth fall. Any remedy available now as she finds it difficult.

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Faridabad
My daughter 11 yrs old has a disorientation of teeth/ jaw wereby she is not able to close her mouth properly. She oft...
Probably she has adenoids or allergic rhinitis, due to this reason she is mouth breather. By this age her milk teeth must have fallen. Dentist must require to put braces, and at the same time meta sprey nasal sprey may be required. If there are adenoids then she may require surgery.
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I use to eat pan masala earlier now since last 2 months I gav it up. I wn to knw how make teeth brighter naturally.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I use to eat pan masala earlier now since last 2 months I gav it up. I wn to knw how make teeth brighter naturally.
Naturallyyou can not after eating tobacoo but yes you should get your teeth cleaned by a dentist the only solution.
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My Friend is suffering from toothache, when he take some cold items severe pain occur in his teeth? Advice what he should do?

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
My Friend is suffering from toothache, when he take some cold items severe pain occur in his teeth? Advice what he sh...
Treatment dental pain teeth pain may be due to various reasons like infection, sensitivity or trauma. If your teeth is decayed it is better to get it filled or treated by a dentist. If you are opting for root canal treatment do not forget to get a crown on the effected tooth. If you want to go for only medicinal treatment so let me tell you only medicine are not going to be very effective untill you get this treated by a dentist.
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She is having pain in her teeth. She is just 8 years old. Some spot is on her teeth. So what is the reason. She is using mineral water. But eat chocolate and ice cream. Waiting for your reply. Thank you.

MD - Paediatrics, MBBS
Pediatrician, Tumkur
She is having pain in her teeth. She is just 8 years old. Some spot is on her teeth. So what is the reason. She is us...
It's dental caries which usually occurs due to consumption of sticky items like chocolates and biscuits. Presently she needs filling by a pediatric dentist. Later you can prevent by proper brushing of teeth twice daily and avoiding such foods.
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I getting some bad smell from my mouth especially in evening hours. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I getting some bad smell from my mouth especially in evening hours. What should I do?
You should always keep your mouth moist either by taking some water in small interval or chewing gums. Do always brushing twice daily and flossing. Use mouthwash twice daily.
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Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), P.G.certificate in cosmetic dentistry , BDS
Dentist, Mandsaur
Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.

I just got my braces on teeth on 25/07/16. My lips are hurting badly and had lot of swelling. What should I do? The lip pain is unbearable.

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
I just got my braces on teeth on 25/07/16. My lips are hurting badly and had lot of swelling. What should I do? The l...
Hello lybrate-user, its common and normal to have ulcer on lips, specially upper lip following the ortho treatment, you must have been prescribed some ointments by your doctor, you need to apply them. If the problem still persists, you can use carding wax on the brackets (hooks in which wire is lodged). I can not prescribe you without looking at swelling and inflammation, for that pls consult in pvt with photographs.
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