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Dr. Ravindra Naik

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Ravindra Naik Dentist, Bangalore
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Ravindra Naik is a trusted Dentist in Sanjay Nagar, Bangalore. You can visit him at Dental Health Care And Implant Centre in Sanjay Nagar, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Ravindra Naik on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from gums swelling and bleeding from a week. It is very painful for me. I am facing problem in brushing and eating. So advice me tip to overcome fastly from this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am suffering from gums swelling and bleeding from a week. It is very painful for me. I am facing problem in brushin...
bleeding gums are sign of gum infection due to accumulation of plaque on teeth. go for scaling and polishing of teeth. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. maintain proper oral hygiene.
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I want to increase my brain power. What would b the best way. I have heard about using nicotine. I am non smoker, shud I start using nicotine gums? Is there any side effects? Is it very addictive?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I want to increase my brain power. What would b the best way. I have heard about using nicotine. I am non smoker, shu...
Hello For you nicotine is not an option. If you want to increase your brain activity then Meditate everyday and Eat and drink healthy food.
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BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Kind of toothbrush to be used by adults:       We recommend a brush with soft bristles which helps in removing the plaque and debris thoroughly from the mouth.

Way to Prevent Tartar

BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
Toothpaste advertisements, dentists and many others have warned us about tartar and its ill effects. Most of us are unsure of what tartar is or what it does to our teeth.

Tartar - what is it?

Although you take good oral care at home, there is still bacteria in your mouth. Bacteria mixes with food and proteins and forms a sticky substance called plaque. This forms a coat on your teeth, gets under the gum line and damages the teeth and the gums.

Whenever you eat something, the bacteria releases acids, which damage the tooth enamel and create cavities leading to infected and inflamed gums. If the plaque is removed regularly, permanent tooth decay can be prevented.

However, plaque that settles on the teeth hardens to form tartar that only a dentist or a dental hygienist can remove.

How are teeth and gums effected by tartar?

Tartar makes brushing and flossing harder which can lead to cavities and eventually tooth decay.

If tartar forms above your gums line, the bacteria present in it irritate and damage the gums and overtime lead to progressive gum diseases.

Gingivitis is the mildest form of gum disease. Visiting a dentist regularly alongside brushing and flossing daily can keep gingivitis away from you. Otherwise, the damage can worsen to such an extent that pockets form between the teeth and gums and bacteria infects the gums. This is called periodontitis.

How to control tartar build-up

The best way however is not to let tartar form on the teeth.

1) dental care

Brush twice a day for at least 3 minutes with a soft toothbrush. Ensure that you brush the rear surface and the rear molars too.

Electronic or powered toothbrushes have been proven to get rid of plaque better than the manual ones, but make sure that they are ada approved.

If you choose a tartar control toothpaste with fluoride, you can prevent plaque from hardening into tartar. Fluoride repairs the enamel damage too. Toothpastes that have triclosan also fight the bacteria in plaque.

Flossing is the only way to remove plaque from between the teeth and keep out tartar formation.

2) proper diet

The bacteria in your mouth along with starchy and sugary foods release harmful acids to damage the teeth and the gums. Remember that whenever you eat, you are feeding the bacteria too. Hence, limit the intake of sugary foods, brush and floss after every meal and drink lots of water.

3) quit smoking

People who smoke or chew tobacco products succumb to tartar build-up.

A dentist only can remove the tartar from your teeth. Accordingly, visit a dentist once in 3 months to prevent any further oral problems.
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My mother feels pain n burning in the gums, at night while sleeping the pus comes out. The mouth is always dry. What is the reason and cure. Is there any permanent cure or any home remedy? Please help.

BDS, Master of Public Health, Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration in Hospital Administration/Health Care Management
Dentist, Bangalore
My mother feels pain n burning in the gums, at night while sleeping the pus comes out. The mouth is always dry. What ...
1) your mother might have xerostomia (dryness of mouth). 2) get her checked up by a general physician for diabetes mellitus and periodontologist for periodontal disease. 3) there is permanent cure for this condition and depending on physical examination the doctor can advise for appropriate diet, gum surgery and control of diabetes mellitus.
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I feel Colgate paste is not good. And it's taste is not good nowadays. Can I use sensodine toothpaste. Is it good or bad for teeth.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I feel Colgate paste is not good. And it's taste is not good nowadays.
Can I use sensodine toothpaste.
Is it good or ...
Hello, you can use any fluoridated toothpaste available in the market. Sensodine toothpaste is recommended for sensitive teeth. You can use it if you have sensitivity.
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Piles and fissures mouth bleeding... I am very nervous about operation... Right now I could not walk even sleep is painful...

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily
Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 
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BDS
Dentist, Indore
Enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods.
Proper nutrition is necessary for healthy teeth and gums. Eating a well-balanced diet gives gum tissues and teeth the important nutrients and minerals needed to stay strong and resist infections. Soft, sticky foods tend to remain on the grooves and between teeth
As and sweets, limit their intake (especially between meals).
When you do snack, choose nutritious foods such as cheese and dry crackers, vegetables, natural yogurt or fresh fruit.Choose plain milk instead of flavoured milk.

Use fluoride toothpaste at least twice a day especially before you go to sleep at night.(but avoid using with boring water) -
Use floss to clean between your teeth.

There is a bad breath in my mouth and when I speak bad breath comes. I m very afraid of this.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Ritu you are having bad breath in mouth . you may be having poor digestion /poor oral hygiene . you need to improve your digestion . take cap becosule with folic acid . visit dental surgeon for scaling and polishing .drink plenty of water . eat more of fruits and vegetables rinse with clohex mouthwash .
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My mother is 53yrs. Her problem is if she eats any kind of non veg suddenly her tongue gets swelling. We have seen many doctor no use. Their simple answer is don't eat non veg. Please tell me what is the solutions. Blood reports are normal.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
My mother is 53yrs. Her problem is if she eats any kind of non veg suddenly her tongue gets swelling. We have seen ma...
May be she has developed allergy to non veg food. Only option to avoid the seelling is to avoid non veg food. There are some investigation through which the cause can be rule out.
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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Latur
Consumption of hard and crunchy food items should be avoided when one is undergoing orthodontic treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
You may get white teeth upon dental consultation for sure. But kindly consider adjunct condition like-avoid smoking, tobacco (if taken, long term medicines, high level of water impurities etc etc. Bcz once you whiten your teeth if these things persist it may occur over time again.

Children dental care

BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Delhi
Children dental care
As you all agreed with my last tip. The next one is equally important for your children's dental health and more importantly it has a lot to do with esthetics and your children's appearance.

16. Wean your baby off the bottle early to avoid them developing dental problems.
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I got bleed from my gum every time when I brush or eat little hard thing. How can I fix this problem. Please Doctor.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I got bleed from my gum every time when I brush or eat little hard thing. How can I fix this problem. Please Doctor.
Bleeding gums can be sign of early disease of the gums. You need to get your teeth professionally cleaned to remove any accumulated tartar on your teeth so that your gums can get healthy. After that brushing twice a day with a recommended technique and using a mouthwash regularly should help you maintain your gums in a healthy state.
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I am a male of 21 and I got continues wounds in my mouth. repeatedly. 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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I have yellow teeth? Should I clean it from doc? Will it cause side effect? Is there any permanent solutions?

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have yellow teeth? Should I clean it from doc? Will it cause side effect? Is there any permanent solutions?
Go for cleaning and see if you are satisfied. If not you can go for bleaching of teeth for more whiteness.
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B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Visit a dentist regularly for oral health checkups.

What age will be suitable to fix braces for teeth to my daughter. Her age is 10 years.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
What age will be suitable to fix braces for teeth to my daughter. Her age is 10 years.
Generally we advise to start the orthodontic treatment when the canine teeth erupts. But if there is a serious problem related to bones you can go at this age and consult an orthodontist.
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