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Dr. Reevathi

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

13 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
Dr. Reevathi BDS Dentist, Bangalore
13 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
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Dr. Reevathi is a trusted Dentist in Vijayanagar, Bangalore. She has helped numerous patients in her 13 years of experience as a Dentist. She is a qualified BDS . She is currently associated with Happy Tooth in Vijayanagar, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Reevathi on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Bapuji College of Dental Sciences, Davangere, - 2004
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4 Myths About TEETH SCALING - Busted!

Diploma In Cosmetic Dentistry, Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
4 Myths About TEETH SCALING - Busted!
4 myths about teeth scaling - busted!

Teeth scaling is a dental procedure with which plaque and tartar deposits that form on the teeth are cleaned or scraped away. While plaque is a soft, sticky film that develops on the teeth containing millions of bacteria which cause tooth decay, tartar is a hardened form of plaque that develops if the plaque is not removed on time. Tooth decay is a natural process that takes place with time but plaque and tartar deposits tend to speed up that process.

Teeth scaling involves a thorough cleaning of the teeth down to the roots. Teeth scaling is usually recommended when the gum disease is of a moderate level, in order to stop it from spreading, leading to further complications. When the gum disease is found to be severe, then teeth scaling is done prior to the surgery.

Here are some common myths surrounding teeth scaling:

1. Scaling weakens the teeth and makes them lose - one of the most common myths surrounding teeth scaling is that it weakens the teeth. However, this is not the case. Scaling removes the elements deposited on the teeth that eventually lead to gum disease. When these elements are removed from the teeth, one feels the teeth weakened and lose. Scaling does not weakens the teeth as they are already made weak by the deposit of elements like calculus and plaque.

2. Scaling makes the teeth sensitive - with the onset of gum disease, the gaps between the tooth are filled with tartar. When this tartar is removed by scaling, the teeth get exposed to the oral environment and become moderately sensitive. In most cases, the sensitivity vanishes in a couple of days.

3. Scaling causes gaps between the teeth to increase - when the gum disease is progressing at a moderate level, the usual gaps between the teeth get filled by tartar which forms on the teeth. After scaling, when the harmful tartar fillings are removed from the teeth, patients feel that the gaps between the teeth have increased.

4. Scaling is painful - contrary to popular belief, scaling is a virtually painless process, with the patient feeling a mild scraping sensation on the teeth when the scaling is taking place.

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My teeth are yellowish in colour despite I brush 2 times a day. I floss evey time I eat or drink something. I think that my enamel is intact because I do not have any sensitivity issue. What should I do to make my teeth white?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth are yellowish in colour despite I brush 2 times a day. I floss evey time I eat or drink something. I think t...
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. 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. 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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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Latur
Nylon (or multifilament) floss, waxed and unwaxed, is available in various flavours. Composed of many strands of nylon, this type of floss has a tendency of getting torn between teeth with tight contact points.

My gums have started bleeding suddenly from last three days and in some parts they are swollen what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My gums have started bleeding suddenly from last three days and in some parts they are swollen what should I do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. 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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First I had mouth ulcer, so I taken 2/3 dose of amoxiphilins its cured but Cough n redlines in upper throat, small red bums at back of tonsil No any other difficulty but this symptoms since last month No other difficulty, But I have Parkinson's too.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
Sir. Do warm salt water gargling of the mouth daily. If sore throat is persistent, or if there is difficulty in swallowing, Contact me for advice.
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I'm student when l eat sweet things my teeth feel very pain I do regular brush but no my problems is finished.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I'm student when l eat sweet things my teeth feel very pain I do regular brush but no my problems is finished.
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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I recently had a fluride removal from my sheet but within one month I have again began to catch fluoride on my teeth What can I do to stop this? I take proper care of my teeth, brush twice a day with toothpaste suggested by the dentist. Pls suggest some ways to help.

BDS, MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Chandigarh
I recently had a fluride removal from my sheet but within one month I have again began to catch fluoride on my teeth ...
Brushing twice a day is ok but are you doing it the right way is more important. The technique is more important. Learn the right method by visiting the dentist. Take care god bless.
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I have gap between my two upper front teeth. What should I do. Which type of doctor should I consult among dentist. please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have gap between my two upper front teeth. What should I do. Which type of doctor should I consult among dentist. p...
Dear in indian mythology this is sign of good luck. Kindly visit cosmetic dental surgeon for checkup. Use colgate tooth paste and listerin mouth wash.
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Hi doctor,, i just want to ask about my 11 year old son, about his teeth, his teeth is not like all, if he chew means front teeth will together, not like as front & back, but he can eat normal every thing. But in future he will get any problem for this i want to know.

BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
I would suggest u to get your son duly checked by a dentist as early, since the condition if left untreated may lead to a problem in the near future. Warm regards. Dr.Sahil Malhotra
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I am suffering from teeth problem. When I eat something cold its paining too much.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from teeth problem. When I eat something cold its paining too much.
it might be the pulp inflammation, might be cavity or dental caries is troubling you, dental filling is indicated.
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Dr. I have my wisdom tooth coming out. I went to the dentist and she gave me ketorol Dt as the pain killer. But it is hardly controlling my pain for 3 hrs and I have to take it again after 3-4 hrs. Is it safe to take it like this?

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Dr. I have my wisdom tooth coming out. I went to the dentist and she gave me ketorol Dt as the pain killer. But it is...
Hi no it's not good to take such high dose. Please take an x-ray of the tooth if the eruption is impacted you can very well extract it as that will. Be a good solution. Extracting the wisdom tooth won't disturb your chewing.
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Oil Pulling - How it is Beneficial for Oral Health?

M.D. (Ayurved), D.H.M, CHSE
Ayurveda, Jamnagar
Oil Pulling - How it is Beneficial for Oral Health?

Oil pulling includes gargling oil around the mouth like a mouthwash. During oil pull you put a tablespoon of oil in your mouth and then rinse it around for 15 to 20 minutes. The advantage of doing this is, it decreases the measure of unsafe bacteria in the mouth. The microscopic organisms in the mouth create a biofilm on the teeth a thin layer that they use to stick to the surface. This is what we call ‘plaque’.

Having some plaque on your teeth is only normal. Yet, when it gets out of hand, it can bring about a wide range of issues, including bad breath, yellow teeth, gum aggravation, gingivitis and cavities. The way oil pulling works is basic. When you are gargling oil around your mouth, the bacteria get stuck in it and break down in the fluid oil. 

Here is a step-by-step instruction for the procedure:

  1. Add 1 or 2 teaspoons of oil in your mouth. Natural sesame oil is generally used in oil pulling. It is also okay to go with natural coconut oil.
  2. Rinse for around 20 minutes. The oil will get thicker and smooth as it blends with the saliva during this time and it should to be velvety white while releasing. It will be twofold in volume during this time because of the salivation. It can be difficult to gargle for the full 20 minutes, but it is very effective.
  3. Spit the oil into a dustbin in case you have a septic framework. Do not spit into the sink. The oil may thicken and clog the pipes. Try not to swallow the oil as it is ideally full of bacteria, poisons and discharge that are currently not in the mouth. 
  4. Wash well with warm water. Warm water will clean the mouth better. Rinse a couple times with warm water to get any residual oil out of the mouth. A few sources prescribe washing with warm salt water. 
  5. Brush well. Try to brush with a brushing blend to ensure any bacteria that still remains, is killed.

Some of the most common benefits of oil pulling are as follows:

  1. Can reduce harmful bacteria in the mouth: Streptococcus mutans is one of the principle bacteria in the mouth and a key player in plaque development and tooth decay.  
  2. Can reduce plaque and gingivitis: Gingivitis is caused by aggravation of the gums and happens when the immune system begins attacking the microbes in the plaque. 
  3. Can reduce bad breath: Bad breath, also called halitosis, is caused by the scent of chemicals and gasses delivered by the bacteria in the mouth.
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I am 23 years old. I have mouth ulcer continuously in lips, inside cheek and tounge, I cant take food properly. It burns. What should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You can go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same.
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Molars are paining and gums are swollen. Tried every thing. Pls suggest some thing.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Molars are paining and gums are swollen. Tried every thing. Pls suggest some thing.
You mig/ht have your wisdom tooth erupting/ .kindly visit dentist and as per clinical situation. One can decide on the medications to be g/iven .you can have tab brufen 200 mg/ for pain.
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Sir in the morning when I get brush after that tongue cleaner with tongue cleaner blood also get from my tongue,is it a disease, then what is the solution of this problem.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Surat
Sir in the morning when I get brush after that tongue cleaner with tongue cleaner blood also get from my tongue,is it...
May be you are scraping the tongue very hard. Be gentle. Change your tongue cleaner and buy a good one.
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I am 20 years old female and my problem is in my lower last side 2no. Teeth found look like damage condition for that I m very sad! please give me some solution!

BDS
Dentist, Sangli
I am 20 years old female
and my problem is in my lower last side 2no. Teeth found look like damage condition for that...
Damage to your teeth might be due cavities in your teeth. You need get them checked from dentist clinically.
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My gums has effected Can grow once again my gums Pls give me a tips to grow my gums once a again. My age is 22 yrs.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
My gums has effected
Can grow once again my gums
Pls give me a tips to grow my gums once a again. My age is 22 yrs.
gums cannot be grown they can only be grafted by surgery. no tips for growing gums but keeping clean mouth and scaling 6 month will help prevent further gum loss..
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I am 22 years old a frequent smoker. Usually 1to2 cigarettes per day. When last smoked after one hour blood blister formed on my left inner cheek with a small bubble of white (may be pus) help me.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Its may be salivary gland minor burn or cheek biting .please avoid smoking. You can easily get out of this habit at a early age.
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I am of age 30 and having MIDLINE DIASTEMA. Gap is about 3-4 mm. Want to fill the gap. Is it possible.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am of age 30 and having MIDLINE DIASTEMA. Gap is about 3-4 mm. Want to fill the gap. Is it possible.
braces are the best solution to treat midline diastema with this big a gap. other options are composite veneers or ceramic veneers with or without rct.
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I heard that Root canal treatment is a painful one. Can it be done in one sitting? Is there any alternative for Root canal treatment?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I heard that Root canal treatment is a painful one. Can it be done in one sitting? Is there any alternative for Root ...
It's done under anaesthetic agent so no pain yes in some clinics where they have laser steriliser it can b done in one sitting
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