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Dr. Ravinder Vurakaranam - Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Ravinder Vurakaranam

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics, M.orthRCSEd(UK)

Dentist, Bangalore

19 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Ravinder Vurakaranam BDS, MDS - Orthodontics, M.orthRCSEd(UK) Dentist, Bangalore
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Ravinder Vurakaranam is a popular Dentist in Whitefield, Bangalore. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 18 years. He is a qualified BDS, MDS - Orthodontics, M.orthRCSEd(UK). He is currently practising at Dentalign orthodontics & dental clinic in Whitefield, Bangalore. Don?t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ravinder Vurakaranam on Lybrate.com.

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Education
BDS - Government dental college and hospital hyderabad - 1998
MDS - Orthodontics - Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal - 2002
M.orthRCSEd(UK) - Royal college of surgeons edinburgh UK - 2003
Languages spoken
English
Professional Memberships
American Dental Association

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I have tooth pain so please suggest me what I do & I am also having thyroid problem so please guide me.

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I have tooth pain so please suggest me what I do & I am also having thyroid problem so please guide me.
for tooth pain you can take tab. ultracet sos. Take diet for hypothyroidism:- high-carbohydrate foods such as potatoes, rice, pasta and bread, Nutrient-rich foods that improve your health may also benefit your thyroid gland, antioxidant-rich fruits and vegetables more plenty of water: Blueberries, tomatoes, bell peppers, and other foods rich in antioxidants can improve overall health and benefit the thyroid gland. Eating foods high in B vitamins, like whole grains, may also help. flax oil, Selenium: Tiny amounts of selenium are needed for enzymes that make thyroid hormones to work properly. Eating selenium-rich foods, such as sunflower seeds or Brazil nuts, can be beneficial. Tyrosine: This amino acid is used by the thyroid gland to produce T3 and T4. Taking a supplement may help, Avoid few foods in hypothroidism i.e. caffeine products tea,coffee, tabcco, alcohol / wine , kale, broccoli, spinach, mustard green, cabbage, turnip, millet, cassava, linseeds, pine nuts, soy products as soy milk, tofu, soybeans, soy souce, also avoid stress. Take Some Relax during work. Proper follow up you can feel better and reduce weight also. Take treatment for hypothyroidism :- tab. THYROXINE is used in hypothyroidism. And dose are according to level of thyroid for life time. Do Tests thyroid profile every 3 to 6 months. And consult doctor regular on time.
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I have white spots in my mouth for a long period. Can it be danger? please advice

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, You have to visit to dentist for a check-up to figure out exact cause and solution for the same. Without checking you clinically we can't suggest anything. Regards Dr. Krinita Motwani's Dental Clinic
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There is smell from my gums (not always) and there is white layer also in gums. Please suggest. Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
kindly get cleaning and polishing done ...it might be soft debris or tartar /deposit on teeth.. which requires cleaning
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I have bad smell coming from my mouth despite brushing twice a day and using mouthwash at night. I suspect that it is something to do with my digestive system.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
Use mouthwash after each meal.//do flossing. Get examination by dentist-for gum infection//pyorrhoea. For medical management ask privately.
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Mere mummy ke teeth ke halka niche ek choti se Gath pad gai. Kabhi kabhi usmain swelling aa jati hai. Kafi dard hota hai. Please answering this question with discribe.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
Mere mummy ke teeth ke halka niche ek choti se Gath pad gai. Kabhi kabhi usmain swelling aa jati hai. Kafi dard hota ...
Its due to infection and accumulation of pus in and around root structure. Either rct or extraction is the choice of treatment.
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Whiteness inside mouth I do not know what is this, please help, some doctor said it may cause cancer.

B.D.S., M.D.S. - Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Dentist, Bhiwandi
Whiteness inside mouth I do not know what is this, please help, some doctor said it may cause cancer.
The person who has tobacco or smoking habit usually gets white or red pathes inside their mouth specially at mucosal surface of cheeks where regular contact of tobacco occurs. Yes defenately this kind of lesion may cause cancer if you continue to chew tobacco. But if you quit tobacco n along with treatment from dentist it can be cured.
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Hi I have 2, 3 ulcers (chala) in my mouth for 1 week I am taking one becosules capsule daily in the morning but it is not getting reduced I am drinking lot of water, lassi, etc etc Still ulcer is getting big What should I do? Should I take 2 capsules or anything else?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi I have 2, 3 ulcers (chala) in my mouth for 1 week I am taking one becosules capsule daily in the morning but it is...
Hi lybrate-user, a mouth ulcer is a painful sore inside the mouth, on the tongue, soft palate (the back portion of the roof of your mouth), or inside the cheeks. Sores in your mouth are round, white, or grey in color, with a red edge or border. The condition is usually becomes okay within 7 days. But if it persists beyond that, or if multiple ulcers keep re-appearing, medical advice must be taken. In severe mouth ulcer attacks, you may also experience fever and physical sluggishness. Taking vitamin b12 supplements along with a suitable gel for pain is the best remedy. Take care.
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Hi, I am 24 yrs old male. I have got black spots on my lips and frontal gum areas due to smoking. Please suggest me how to get rid of it?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
The main reason of these spots are smoking otherwise there can be other reasons for black spots, normally they me be simple hyper pigmentation spots which goes away with time. Spots on gums can be again due to hyper pigmentation and they go away in due course of time, there is nothing to worry.
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Hi doctor, I am suffering from cavity problem since from last 5 months. please help me out?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Kindly get the cavity filled before it becomes deep and painful. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Dental Implants or Dentures - What is Best Suitable for You?

BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
Dental Implants or Dentures - What is Best Suitable for You?

Tooth loss occurs due to various reasons decay and infection, fracture, accidents, gum disease, to name a few. Tooth loss has a negative impact on various aspects facial appearance, chewing efficiency, and overall nutrition. The attempts to restore the lost tooth have led to various advancements from removable dentures to cast partial dentures to fixed dentures to implants.

Listed below are features (covering advantages and disadvantages) of both dentures (fixed and removable) and implants. While dentures can be complete or partial, implants are more often partial, of course can be used to replace multiple teeth. A detailed discussion with your dentist along with oral and radiographic examination will help in making a decision.

Removable Dentures:

Advantages:

  1. Replaces tooth but more for cosmetic reasons than function.

  2. Poor chewing efficiency.

  3. Useful when multiple teeth are to be replaced, especially when no adjacent teeth are available for support.

  4. If good bone support is not available, retention is an issue.

  5. Not very healthy for the underlying jaw bone and adjacent gums.

  6. Requires daily and routine maintenance.

Fixed Denture(s):

Also called as bridges, as the artificial replaced tooth is a bridge between two natural teeth.

  1. Requires removal of sound tooth structure as abutment (support). This is the major disadvantage with fixed dentures, which promoted further work from the dentists, ending up with discovery of implants.

  2. Promotes tooth decay in the adjacent teeth.

  3. Good support, so retention is not an issue.

  4. Not as harmful to the underlying jaw bone as removable denture.

  5. Requires maintenance but not like the removable denture.

  6. Expensive compared to removable dentures.

  7. Replacing a bridge also means the adjacent healthy teeth are affected.

Implants:

  1. Very good replacement alternative, replaces not just the crown structure but also the root structure.

  2. An excellent option when the jaw bones and gums are extremely in good condition.

  3. Almost natural restoration of both chewing efficiency and facial appearance, the person can eat almost anything.

  4. Not as harmful on the gums like dentures.

  5. Does not cause bone loss like dentures.

  6. Can be used to replace single or multiple teeth, where multiple implants are placed and a bridge is placed over them.

  7. The titanium screws that are used fuse with the jaw bone over a period of time.

  8. The titanium is also biocompatible, thereby reducing chances of allergy.

  9. Implants are expensive, and many insurance companies may not cover them.

  10. If properly fabricated and maintained well, then it can last for decades.

The decision to go for a denture or for an implant should be decided based on a detailed evaluation of overall health and if required radiographic examination. Both dentures and implants have advantages and disadvantages, and the dentist will help make the right choice. If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a specilized dentist and ask a free question.

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I have dental problem, I had filed my teeth but its temporary filling. What can I do for healthy tooth.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
I have dental problem, I had filed my teeth but its temporary filling. What can I do for healthy tooth.
Temporary fillings are generally given by the dentist to seal a tooth until permanent restoration is done or in cases of deep cavity. So, kindely get permanent restoration done after taking x-ray for the re-evaluation of the tooth.
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From the past one week there is a lot of pain in my teeth. Neither am able to speak nor m able to eat properly. I am in a lot of pain. You are kindly requested to please provide me with your valuable feedback. I will be very greatful to you for your input. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
From the past one week there is a lot of pain in my teeth. Neither am able to speak nor m able to eat properly. I am ...
There are so many reasons of tooth pain. Visit to a dentist to identify exact cause of pain and treatment also. Till there you can use pain killer.(diclomol 50 mg)
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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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Sir I broken one teeth half in my front row of teeth so I am planing to extract them its crct 6 not sir.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir I broken one teeth half in my front row of teeth so I am planing to extract them its crct 6 not sir.
Getting a tooth extracted at the age of 24 is not at all a good choice of treatment, unless there is no other treatment option possible for that tooth. If a root canal treatment is possible, it is best to save the tooth and restore it with a dental crown.
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When the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed, septic or lifeless, one needs to go through the root canal treatment

BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
When the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed, septic or lifeless, one needs to go through the root canal treatment
When the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed, septic or lifeless, one needs to go through the root canal treatment. 
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Hey, I have read the article on Lybrate that mouthwash are good to use and also a good substitute to toothbrush but how we can retain the original shine of our teeth by using mouthwash? And in yours opinion which one is the better option?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hey, I have read the article on Lybrate that mouthwash are good to use and also a good substitute to toothbrush but h...
hello, mouthwashes are just like perfumes. you can use it after eating pungent food, but you will feel fresh and healthy only for sometime. It cannot be used to substitute for toothbrush because it does not help in removing cavities. toothbrush is the best and the only option.
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Medical field investigator, BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Dental health tip:
Use dental floss or interdental tooth brushes to clean between your teeth atleast once a day!

I have gaps in my teeth and I wish to have treatment over it. I want to know about any better (even the best) braces treatment and how much it takes to be cure and also want to know the approximate cost it takes. Thank you.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have gaps in my teeth and I wish to have treatment over it. I want to know about any better (even the best) braces ...
Regarding the orthodontic treatment their are many types braces which you can choose to close the space in between your teeth (metal &ceramic braces) but if your very conscious with your esthetics you can also choose aligners (braces free treatment) you can your consultion once to know a clear picture of the cost for above mentioned one.
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Wisdom tooth extraction (surgery) is really painful? Which is best extraction or remove the wisdom teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Wisdom tooth extraction (surgery) is really painful? Which is best extraction or remove the wisdom teeth.
See a good dentist for easy and quick removal of tooth with new and sharp instruments for cutting bone to reduce pain after surgery.
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Always my tooth gets pain. Many types of medicine I try but don't affect this. What I do?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Always my tooth gets pain. Many types of medicine I try but don't affect this. What I do?
Brush twice atlst. At night brush with baking soda. Rinse your mouth with lemon water. Use holy basil leave. Chew 5-6 basil leaves at morning daily. Take few leaves of guava boil with water and rinse your mouth with that water. With this you need homoeopathic treatment. Also you need to visit a dentist.
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