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Dr. Ranganath L M

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Ranganath L M Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. Ranganath L M is an experienced Dentist in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Ranganath L M personally at Dentique - Malleshwaram in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Ranganath L M on Lybrate.com.

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I'm aded 75 years. Slightly hypertensive which is under control with medication. When I wake up in the morning my tongue is dry and rough at times like a sand paper. After I brush up it comes to normal. Why this condition and what is the remedy. This is happenning for the past 5-6 months.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
There could be less saliva production in mouth and could be bcz of aging and other vitamin deficiency 1.You should use "Owet" for increasing saliva 2.Take vitamin supplements
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I am 20 years old I am facing problem with my teeth, I have pain with my molar teeth. So, what can I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am 20 years old I am facing problem with my teeth, I have pain with my molar teeth. So, what can I do?
There can be cavity inside tooth or gum problem. You need to go for investigation to decide the treatment. Keep your mouth clean. Brush regularly two times daily.
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Problem in teeth due to water in Rajasthan. Lightly pain in my teeth always. Due to chloride in water so many problem create in my teeth.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Problem in teeth due to water in Rajasthan. Lightly pain in my teeth always. Due to chloride in water so many problem...
It's not chlorides but fluorides which cause the problem get scaling polishing done by a dentist it will not help if discolouration is there for that get bleaching done.
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hello doctor We are suffring from cavities how can i be cure from this problem?

BDS
Dentist,
U need to visit a dentist and get it filled with suitable filling material. Composite filling is the best option. Cavities don't cure by itself.It will progress more and more deeper and at the end u will have only one option ROOT CANAL. So b careful and consult a dentist as soon as possible. Take care Thank you.
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My son is 2 years old. His is very weak and his teeth are becoming black and getting cavities. Also he is not eating anything means not getting hungry. But he is quite active. Please let me know what may be the reason?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
My son is 2 years old. His is very weak and his teeth are becoming black and getting cavities. Also he is not eating ...
Its called nursing bottle caries or could be rampant caries. After feeding the child the milk will be in the mouth leading to cavity. Make the child drink some water to wash away the milk. However once cavity occurs it requires proper management. Prefer to go to a pedodontist a dentist specialist for children.
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I have a swelling near my left ear & cheek. I feel pain whenever I open my mouth (jaw) since 6 months. Please advise me on this and whom do I contact for the same. Thanks Chiru.

MBBS, MS - ENT
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Ahmedabad
I have a swelling near my left ear & cheek. I feel pain whenever I open my mouth (jaw) since 6 months. Please advise ...
From your description your are likely to have parotid swelling get a sonography done if not conclusive than take an oral surgeon's opinion. It is best to see an ent surgeon first.
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I'm getting blood from my teeth since many years of I can I solve this please find a solution.

BDS
Dentist, Patiala
I'm getting blood from my teeth since many years of I can I solve this please find a solution.
You need scaling. There is usually called plaque which is there. You need to visit dentist for this. Till then you can do warm saline rinses and brush your teeth twice. It will give you great relief.
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Periodontal Disease - 7 Ways You Can Manage and Prevent them

MDS , BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Periodontal Disease - 7 Ways You Can Manage and Prevent them

The gums are also called the periodontium which means perio for around and dontium for tooth as the gums are literally present "around the tooth."  There is a softer mucosal portion that runs along the tooth in a curved manner and a stronger fibrous portion that connects the tooth to the jaw bone.  Together, they provide the structural support for the tooth to be held in place. In addition they also have an aesthetic value with the healthy pink color.

The mouth has the largest number of bacteria in the body, which act on the food debris that is present on the tooth and the gums. This causes infection in both the gums and the tooth. 

Types: Periodontal disease can be localized or general.

  1. Localized disease happens when a tooth is not accessible for thorough cleaning.  The inside surface of lower incisors and outer surfaces of the upper last molars are common areas of localized periodontal disease. 
  2. Generalized periodontal disease can be due to conditions like pregnancy, puberty, diabetes problem where gums around all the teeth are affected.

Symptoms: In both the cases, the following symptoms ensue: 

  1. The gums are of a healthy pink color and if they turn darker hue of pink
  2. Swollen and/or painful gums
  3. Spontaneous bleeding: This may be localized or generalized 
  4. Chronic bad breath: Due to food accumulation in the infected gums
  5. If it continues to form an abscess, pressure on the gums can produce pus
  6. Bad taste in the mouth (arising from pus in the gums)
  7. Gingival recession, producing an effect of having longer tooth 
  8. Dentin is exposed leading sensitivity to hot or cold foods
  9. Loosening of the tooth
  10. Painful chewing, as it puts pressure on the inflamed periodontium
  11. Dentist will identify what are called pockets, which is an indication of severity - the deeper the pockets, the severe the disease.

Management and Prevention: Gum disease is very easy to identify and can be completely cured.

  1. Regular brushing and flossing can help maintain regular oral hygiene 
  2. With each brushing session, plain finger massage of the gums improves blood circulation and their overall health
  3. Regular use of mouth rinse is a good way to improve gum health
  4. Regular visits to the dentist can help keep a check on the health of the teeth and the gums - early identification of disease and early treatment
  5. Once it has set in, deep scaling followed by root planing may be required to thoroughly clear out the infection
  6. More surgical options like gingival grafts, flap surgery, bone grafting in case of severe bone loss may be required. 
  7. Management of conditions like diabetes

The best way to avoid periodontal disease is to know its symptoms, follow oral hygiene practices, and consult a dentist regularly.

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68 years female has been advised multiple dental Implants. Can some Expert advise her for economically BEST treatment ?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
68 years female has been advised multiple dental Implants. Can some Expert advise her for economically BEST treatment ?
Implants are the best solution. Other options are full mouth rehabilitation with ceramic bridging or dentures.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Significant reduction inplaque levels of S. Mutans was observed with the use of xylitol, sodium fluoride and triclosan containing mouth rinse
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Now I am very serious condition because in my teeth there is very hard pain. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Sangli
Now I am very serious condition because in my teeth there is very hard pain. Please help.
You need to immediately visit dentist and get it checked. For temporary relief of pain take analgesic that best suits you.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
TEETH ARE VERY IMPORTANT.CONFIRM WITH PEOPLE WEARING DENTURES!
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How to avoid cavity in teeth.

BDS
Dentist,
How to avoid cavity in teeth.
To avoid tooth decay you should make sure: 1. Regular tooth brushing especially at bed time. 2. Avoid junk sticky foods, avoid carbonated beverages. 3. Have dental checkups and scalling of teeth every 6 months.
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Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
The main causes of darkened teeth are genetics, antibiotics, and certain foods, plus teeth tend to darken as we age.
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I have my teeth problem, my tests are not equal, in order to put teeth set. How much it will cost?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have my teeth problem, my tests are not equal, in order to put teeth set. How much it will cost?
Kindly consult an orthodontist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist.
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I have a habit of chewing tobacco and then scars fall on my upper teeth only. Have a habit of having tea too. I have controlled it now and also I clean my teeth in 6 months. But scars recur. Do I have a option to whiten my teeth permanent.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I have a habit of chewing tobacco and then scars fall on my upper teeth only. Have a habit of having tea too. I have ...
Hello, stains on teeth is because of tea and tobacco. You need to visit the dentist and get a scaling and polishing done. Brush twice a day, rinse after every meal and floss regularly. You can go for home whitening gels day and night for teeth whitening. Consult your dentist for it.
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Missing teeth can often lead to tight - lipped or half - hearted smile

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Missing teeth can often lead to tight - lipped or half - hearted smile. Get back to flashing your smile with natural looking implant or bridge
Regular visits to the dentist can help get confident smile back
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My teeth got reddish colour due to an accident, I went for bleaching but its not getting effected, can you pls suggest any treatment other than root canal treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Madhepura
Dear patient, I think your pulp is traumatised, so please go for root canal treatment. Then get crown over the treated tooth.
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I have cavity problem in my teeth please suggest me to prevent from cavity and keep safe my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. 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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Hi sir am 20 years old. My problem is am getting blood on tooth when I get mouth wash and even in normal time E.g. when I eat something etc. So kindly suggest the good route to solve this issue. Seeking earlier reply from you.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi sir am 20 years old. My problem is am getting blood on tooth when I get mouth wash and even in normal time E.g. wh...
You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, 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. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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