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Dr. Ravi Kumar

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Bangalore

17 Years Experience
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. Ravi Kumar is a trusted Dentist in Uttarahalli, Bangalore. He has helped numerous patients in his 17 years of experience as a Dentist. He studied and completed BDS, MDS . You can visit him at PVR dental care & implant center in Uttarahalli, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ravi Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Gulberga University - 2000
MDS - RAJIV GANDHI UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES(BANGALORE) - 2007
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No matter how hard I try brushing my teeth it still remains yellow. Is this a disorder? What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
No matter how hard I try brushing my teeth it still remains yellow. Is this a disorder? What should I do?
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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Stay Healthy

Certified Implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Pune
Stay Healthy

Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.

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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 some time again I get ulcers. What should I do now so that I won't get ulcer frequently or never.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
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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MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Noida
Avoid sugary foods. When bacteria in the mouth break down simple sugars, they produce acids that can erode tooth enamel, opening the door to decay. “Sugary drinks, including soft drinks and fruit drinks, pose a special threat because people tend to sip them, raising acid levels over a long period of time,Carbonated drinks may make matters worse, since carbonation also increases acidity.Sticky candies and chocolates are another culprit, because they linger on teeth surfaces.

I used to drink more alcohol how to avoid drinking alcohol? And my inside of mouth is suffering with pimples. Side of my stomach was paining, what shall I do? Please advice.

Reparenting Technique, BA, BEd
Psychologist, Bangalore
I used to drink more alcohol how to avoid drinking alcohol? And my inside of mouth is suffering with pimples. Side of...
Go for a complete medical check up with a physician. If you think that you will find it very difficult, then admit yourself to a hospital and go for de-addiction: which normally lasts for about two weeks. Then follow that up with addiction counseling from a professional for at least three years to completely get rid of the habit. If this is also not enough, then admit yourself into a de-addiction center and stay there for at least 6 months and after that attend counseling with a professional. There are medicines that help with the drinking just to ease the initial craving, called antabuse. It has to be taken regularly and even a minor consumption of alcohol (like in cough syrups), accidentally or otherwise, will lead to reactions, sometimes requiring hospitalization. Ultimately, it is your will power and the support that you receive from the medical fraternity and your close and dear ones. You must also learn to substitute and deal with the oral need, a rigid value system, the script issue, and of course look at all the genetic factors to plan a strategy not to get into what is called ‘cross addictions’ i.e. another form of addiction that may appear alright but is in fact as bad as the primary addiction. The center or hospital and the counselor will advise and guide y ou on several measures and precautions you will need to take to stay with your resolve. Even after the rehabilitation you must attend AA meetings and continue this support for a long time. Your family will also need to attend some sessions and go for Al-anon meetings for their co-dependency issues. You cannot be treated in isolation because the family has gotten used to your drinking and have made some unhealthy adaptations to somehow cope. Your children will also have to attend meetings to work out their issues because of your habit. In fact, they are all suffering from the Adult Children Of Alcoholics Syndrome (ACOAs), which in effect means that they are genetically predisposed to alcoholism or can have cross addiction problems and they will have similar traits of the abusing alcoholic but in a milder form. There are special support groups for them all over the world. Should they touch or indulge in alcohol or any addictive substances or behaviors, they could also become full-fledged addicts themselves. Make a serious plan with the wife and children and whoever else’s support you can get and act on it fast.
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Hey! I'm 20 years old male. I'm a student. My gums have started bleeding so much that as I go to brush my teeth whole of the Colgate I spit is red in colour. Apart from this it keeps bleeding which leaves an ugly odour in the mouth. I smoke, I drink sometimes and also I'm sexually active. Is it because of any of these that my gums are bleeding? Guide me please.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hey! I'm 20 years old male. I'm a student. My gums have started bleeding so much that as I go to brush my teeth whole...
Bleeding gums are sign of gum infection. Go for professional scaling n polishing of teeth by dentist. For temporary relief, you can use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. Use soft bristle brush. Clean your mouth with forceful gargle of water after eating or drinking anything. Limit your frequency of food intake to 3-4 times a day.
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I have toothache since last night. I have used painkillers but yet not cured. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
I have toothache since last night. I have used painkillers but yet not cured. What should I do?
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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MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Brush at least twice a day. The best time to brush teeth is after meals. Choose a toothbrush with a small head for better access to back teeth. Soft bristles are kinder on your gums.

Use fluoridated toothpaste. Fluoride helps to harden tooth enamel and reduces your risk of decay.

Brush thoroughly. Tooth brushing should take between two and three minutes.

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Why am I always suffering from mouth ulcers what is it's main reason.What can i do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Why am I always suffering from mouth ulcers what is it's main reason.What can i do?
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need Coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges)
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Hygiene practices should always be performed well

MD - Consultant Physician
General Physician, Bhopal
Hygiene practices should always be performed well
Proper hand washing, teeth brushing and other hygiene practices

It is very important to learn how to properly take care of your body while you are young. This way, as an adult, you will be able to keep yourself clean and healthy. When we don't take care of our bodies, we can get sick. We can catch colds and stomach bugs from not washing our hands, and we can get diseases on our skin and in our hair from not keeping it clean. Keeping our bodies clean will keep us healthy, and that will keep us happy and feeling good.

Basic hygiene

When you take care of your body by keeping your skin and hair clean, it isn't just because you want to look good. When you are in school, you can catch illnesses more easily because you are around lots of other kids. Germs can spread through the air and can get us sick if they get into our bodies, too. There are even illnesses we can get from not having clean hair, so it is important to always keep our head and hair clean. Washing our bodies and hair every day with soap and warm water in the shower or bath will allow us to rid ourselves of germs, dirt, and body odor. Be sure to take a bath every day before school or at night before bed. When you bathe, wash your face, hair, armpits, ears, neck, and other places that get dirty.

Hand-washing

Our hands touch everything, and then we touch our face and get germs into our bodies. Washing your hands is so important in order to keep from getting sick. Sneezing, using the bathroom, playing outside, playing with pets, blowing our nose, and taking out the trash can get so many germs on our hands. We must always wash our hands after we do these things, especially when we are getting ready to eat a meal or snack or prepare food. It is important to use soap every time we wash our hands so that it will get rid of the germs that make us sick. Wet your hands, lather them up with soap, and then rub them around for at least 15 to 20 seconds. Rinse them well, making sure to get all of the suds off, then dry your hands on a clean towel. It is a good idea to keep your fingers out of your mouth, nose, and eyes so that you aren't getting germs into your body.

Dental hygiene

By the time you are in elementary school, you should be visiting your dentist on a regular basis. Even though the dentist cleans our teeth, we must do our part at home to make sure that our mouths, teeth, and gums stay healthy. Keeping your mouth healthy will help you to keep other parts of your body healthy as well. We should be brushing our teeth at least twice every day, once in the morning and once before bed. Be sure to brush all of your teeth, even the ones in the back that are hard to reach. If you can do it yourself, you should floss your teeth, too. Whenever we eat, food can be left behind between our teeth, and this can cause problems. Gently move the floss between each tooth in order to make sure your remove any food or plaque left behind after brushing. It is a good idea to brush your tongue in order to have fresh breath, too. Eating a healthy diet full of fruits and vegetables will help to keep your mouth and teeth clean.

Other health and hygiene practices

Staying healthy and living a healthy lifestyle will help you to keep your body free from disease and sickness. When we take care of ourselves, we can stay healthier. Try to get enough sleep at night: you will feel better and do better in school when you've gotten a good night's sleep. Kids in elementary school need around 10 to 11 hours of sleep every night. Eating a healthy diet will help your body to stay healthy as well. When we fuel our bodies with fruits, vegetables, healthy grains, and protein, we can look and feel better. Eating a diet that is beneficial for your body will help you to grow stronger as you get older, too. Exercising daily will help you to stay healthy and will also help you to get a good night's sleep every night. Each day, try to get at least 30 minutes of activity so that your body gets adequate exercise. Get active, play hard, and get your heart rate up by riding your bike, playing basketball, jogging, or jumping rope, which are all great ideas to get good exercise each day. You can also do activities inside that will benefit your body, like dancing, playing active games, or even playing tag. Staying active will help you live a healthy lifestyle.

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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Dry mouth, a common side effect of taking medications, is a condition that leaves the mouth without enough saliva to wash away food from your teeth. This can increase your risk for developing gum disease
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I m 26years old male and I have teeth problem while eating food my teeth give like current shock type this problem start 4months ago what what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I m 26years old male and I have teeth problem while eating food my teeth give like current shock type this problem st...
Apply shy xt tooth paste twice daily on all the teeth surface using finger tip. After application wait for 3 minutes and rinse / brush thoroughly. If the problem persist after two weeks you might have to get the radiograph done.
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Kabhi kabhi kopi hard chiz khata hu to gums se blood nikalata hai. please bataiye main kya karu?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kabhi kabhi kopi hard chiz khata hu to gums se blood nikalata hai. please bataiye main kya karu?
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. 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.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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Hello sir, My front teeth are two Long what is treatment of it. How make it level.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Hello sir, My front teeth are two Long what is treatment of it. How make it level.
proper oral examination required in such condition just long tooth can be corrected by selective grinding please attach photograph of your front teeth
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Sir I have suffering from mouth ulcer from one month regularly. Please suggest some medicine.

BDS
Dentist, Allahabad
Sir I have suffering from mouth ulcer from one month regularly. Please suggest some medicine.
Please start with clohex plus mouthwash twice daily go for biopsy and also start metrohex gel four times a day
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I am 54 year old man and my problem is that my saliva comes out during sleep. Please, give me suggestion regarding this.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
nand kishore you are having salivation from mouth in night .good digestion and good oral hygiene is to be maintained .. take cap becosule with folic acid . apply boro glycerine . Do chlorhexidine mouth rinse regularly .
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My brother is feeling pain in his gums doctor is saying the pyorrhea is started. What are the sign of pyorrhea?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My brother is feeling pain in his gums doctor is saying the pyorrhea is started. What are the sign of pyorrhea?
Don't bother about signs get the tt get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use betadine mouth wash massage gums.
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My mouth smells bad even I brush daily. From last 4-5 years I see somtimes blood coming from my gums and bit swelled.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
You suffering from condition called gingivitis. That is an inflammation of gums. Visit to the dentist for teeth cleaning, that will remove plaques and calculus deposits from your teeth. And you will get relief from bad breath and bleeding.
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Oral Health

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Oral Health

CAVITY-PROOF your kids' teeth with pit-fissure sealants and topical fluoridation- the best way to enjoy all ice-pops and candies without worrying about dental cavities!

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I have pain in one of my teeth but after 3-4 days it will be okay but it occur again at least once in a month. Facing this problem for last one year. What should I do, I wanna rid of that Problem: gum swelling & pain in just one teeth.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I have pain in one of my teeth but after 3-4 days it will be okay but it occur again at least once in a month.
Facing...
Hello, pain could be because of tooth decay or eruption of wisdom tooth, you need to visit a dentist and get it checked. Get an x-ray done if required. If there is cavity get it filled. If there is infection to the root of the tooth, you need to get it treated. If the pain is because of wisdom tooth you can do salt water rinses, this will help to relieve your pain temporarily. If required get it removed.
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