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Dr. Rangaswamy

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

13 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Dr. Rangaswamy is a renowned Dentist in Hosa Road, Bangalore. He has been a practicing Dentist for 13 years. He is a qualified BDS . He is currently practising at Balaji Dental Clinic in Hosa Road, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Rangaswamy on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences Hospital, - 2004
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Rama Reddy Building , Hosa Road, Chennakeshavanagar, Electronic City Post. Landmark: Opp. Channakeshava SchoolBangalore Get Directions
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Mouthwash - Should You Really Use Them?

MD - Microbiology, House Job Certificate ( SKIN & STD) , MBBS
General Physician, Gurgaon
Mouthwash - Should You Really Use Them?

Who doesn’t love the smell and the freshness of a mouthwash splashing across their oral cavities?

Many agree that the first thing that comes to their mind when they want to eliminate bad breath is to use a good mouth wash. Moreover, mouthwash has moved over to other realms and are now actively fighting gum and tooth problems along with their elder cousin, a toothpaste. However, there exists some scepticism that prolonged usage of mouthwash may not be good for your health. Let us look at some definitions in detail.

Can mouthwash reduce bad breath?
Yes, a mouthwash can temporarily restrict bad breath, but it is never a permanent solution. A good oral hygiene comes from regular brushing and flossing practice and these are still the best ways to curb bad breath from its root. Mouth rinses are used for a variety of reasons: to freshen up breath, to help prevent or control tooth decay, and to reduce plaque

Is it necessary to use mouthwash?
A mouthwash is not mandatory to give a good oral health. An effective routine of brushing and flossing your teeth is enough to take care of good oral hygiene. Mouthwash is like an add-on to your oral care regime and is definitely not an alternative for brushing and flossing.

Advantages of using a mouthwash
A mouthwash can easily go into places between your teeth and gums and can help remove food particles that might have missed when you brushed. It can be used to kill bad odour of your mouth temporarily and can freshen up your breath. In some cases, a mouthwash may be recommended to treat infection, reduce inflammation and relieve pain

Disadvantages of using a Mouthwash
Most of the mouthwash contain a high amount of alcohol content in them and their prolonged usage is not safe for your mouth. In some cases, alcohol causes sensitivity to the root surface of your teeth and this may lead to adverse effect on the senses of your teeth. Mouthwash is strictly meant for spitting and accidental consumption may not be good for your health. They actually contain products that can be very harmful if taken in large amounts. It is generally not advised for children and even adults can limit their usage to twice a day. Always check with your dentist before you take up and use a mouth wash. It is also best if you can opt for a homemade mouthwash that has natural ingredients in them for taking care of your bad breath. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a General Physician.

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I got some red color spots on my tongue. Very painful and burning. I am unable to talk and eat. I think the reason for that is bubble gum. That is not suited for me. Please give me good medicines.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bhopal
hello if it side effects of bubble gum then avoid it chew 2-3 leaves of guava early morning avoid oily spicy food further consult
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I am 30 years old male am suffering from mouth ulcers for last 3 weeks what should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
You may take cap bnc one a day locally apply metrogyl gel ointment suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water. Take fibrous food you may add banana to your diet at night take isabgol husk two table spoon full n try to stay tension free.
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Very bad smell is coming from my friends mouth. I cant tolerate that. What is the cure ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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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I am 56 years old male. No diabetes, slight bp 140/90; taking no medicines. For a couple of weeks I have a jaw pain & ache @ molar and other teeth. Jaw opening restricted. Slight throbbing sensation. Physically active. Can you help?

M.D.S, B.D.S.
Dentist, Katihar
It might be never related problem I guess. Visit to some dental college and ask advice in the oral surgery department with some senior faculty member. Take yr mother with u. Than u.
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Which toothpaste is good for him he is 3 years old and mostly swallow the paste now we are using patanjali kids for him please suggest the safe one for him.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Which toothpaste is good for him he is 3 years old and mostly swallow the paste now we are using patanjali kids for h...
A pea sized amount of toothpaste is recommended for kids, few toothpastes like Colgate or pepsodent can also be used.
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I daily tooth brush twice a day then also bed smell from my mouth last few day, what should a problem?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I daily tooth brush twice a day then also bed smell from my mouth last few day, what should a problem?
Kindly get scaling done and use mouthwash twice daily for 15 days. Also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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MDS
Dentist, Nashik
Such food which can get stuck into the braces or teeth while having brackets on should be avoided.

Always blood come to my teeth. And always dirty smell from my teeth. Can you suggests me something.

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Always blood come to my teeth. And always dirty smell from my teeth. Can you suggests me something.
Hi, you need a teeth cleaning procedure by a dentist as dirty smell and bleeding gums are caused due to gum disease. This will help to solve your problem. Regards.
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I am 20 years old female from past 5-6 days whatever I ate I'm unable to feel the taste. So that even I'm hungry it is hard to me to take food. So kindly suggest any remedy to get out of it.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
take chitrakadi vati 1-1 tab after lunch and dinner....take pranacharya udarasav improved and pranacharya livcure syrup twice a day 2-2 tsf...drink butter milk empty stomach...avoid tea and coffee..
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I am having white patch side to tongue near gum & it is very pain full. I applied zytee cream but not reduced. please help me.

MD
Yoga & Naturopathy Specialist, Delhi
I am having white patch side to tongue near gum & it is very pain full. I applied zytee cream but not reduced. please...
Apply Boro Glycerine at least four times a day. Ensure that no tooth is so sharp that it can cut your tongue. If so, go to a dentist who will grind your that particular tooth.
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I brush my teeth twice daily but my teeth remains yellow what should I do to my teeth to become white please give me some advice.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I brush my teeth twice daily but my teeth remains yellow what should I do to my teeth to become white please give me ...
Go for the treatment called bleaching. By the bleaching treatment you will get the white teeth. There is no other way to get your teeth white. Either by the scaling or bleaching.
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Living in floride affected area floride around 3ppm,teeth looks ugly yellow,weak teeth, mottling also please suggest

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
3 ppm is too much fluoride. Mottling occurs in stage of development of teeth and now it cannot progress. You need cosmetic treatment such as crowns or laminates to protect the remaining teeth as well as to improve your overall smile.
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Sir l have trouble with my downward left side tooth because in this tooth throughout a hole and very painful condition. Please tell me treatment?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Sir l have trouble with my downward left side tooth because in this tooth throughout a hole and very painful conditio...
If a tooth gets decayed to an extent that the inner tissue get affected, it can get very painful. See a dentist. Probably you would have to go for a root canal treatment.
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Root Canal Treatment

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Root Canal Treatment

Taking a good meal before the Root Canal Treatment is advised as the process can take as long as three hours in some cases.

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I am 18 years old. Since birth I have a kind of problem. I have a kind of stuck tongue. Like, when I extend my tongue out of my mouth, it doesn't come out to be pointed in shape with actually should come out. Instead of that point shape, it looks like a a slight curve or flat in shape when I extend it. Though I don't have any difficulty in talking. What's all this about? Is it common? And what to do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Some people will have thier tongue stuck with the mouth from their birth which we commonly reffered to as tongue tie (ankyloglossia. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment.
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Recently I was eating a ice cream suddenly my teeth getting pain very hardly nd sometimes when i'm doing brush couple of blood carry out. What I do for getting relief from it.

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Recently I was eating a ice cream suddenly my teeth getting pain very hardly nd sometimes when i'm doing brush couple...
Hello lybrate-user, your both problems are not related to each other. Your tooth is having sensitivity problem. For that you can use sensitivity tooth paste like sensodyne, sensoform or shy-nm. Your gums are infected that why they are bleeding. For that you have to go for proffesional cleaning. After cleaning also you have to maintain your oral hygiene at home.
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Why there is no transparent braces available which is lot cheaper and it is available online but it is not available in nearby dental hospital. I couldn't afford the metal braces.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Why there is no transparent braces available which is lot cheaper and it is available online but it is not available ...
I think ur mixing up some where u don't require braces u require to fix them for tt can u put the braces ur self
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BDS
Dentist, Rawatbhata
Research has found a link between gum disease in pregnant women and premature birth with low birth weight.Appropriate dental treatment for the expectant mother can reduce the risk of premature birth by more than 80 per cent.

How can I clean my teeth or which toothpaste should I go for? I have yellowish teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Noida
How can I clean my teeth or which toothpaste should I go for? I have yellowish teeth.
There are several causes of tooth discoloration, including: foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables (for example, apples and potatoes) can stain your teeth. Tobacco use. Smoking or chewing tobacco can stain teeth. Poor dental hygiene. Inadequate brushing and flossing to remove plaque and stain-producing substances like coffee and tobacco can cause tooth discoloration. Disease. Several diseases that affect enamel (the hard surface of the teeth) and dentin (the underlying material under enamel) can lead to tooth discoloration. Treatments for certain conditions can also affect tooth color. For example, head and neck radiation and chemotherapy can cause teeth discoloration. In addition, certain infections in pregnant mothers can cause tooth discoloration in the infant by affecting enamel development. Medications. The antibioticstetracycline and doxycycline are known to discolor teeth when given to children whose teeth are still developing (before age 8). Mouth rinses and washes containing chlorhexidine and cetylpyridinium chloride can also stain teeth. Antihistamines (like benadryl), antipsychotic drugs, and drugs for high blood pressure also cause teeth yellowing visit a dentist for the treatment.
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