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Dr. Reevathi

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

13 Years Experience
Dr. Reevathi BDS Dentist, Bangalore
13 Years Experience
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Dr. Reevathi is an experienced Dentist in Vijayanagar, Bangalore. She has helped numerous patients in her 13 years of experience as a Dentist. She has done BDS . You can meet Dr. Reevathi personally at Happy Tooth in Vijayanagar, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Reevathi on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Bapuji College of Dental Sciences, Davangere - 2004
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Bad breath. Sir my mouth smell very bad everyday. I brush twice in day. Bt problem remain same. I used chewgum to avoid dis problem. Even take limcee tablets but prob remain same. Please suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Bad breath. Sir my mouth smell very bad everyday. I brush twice in day. Bt problem remain same. I used chewgum to avo...
Bad breath can be due to various reasons. If you have bleeding gums or tartar accumulation on your teeth, a dental cleaning will help you overcome the problem. If you have any other issue like constipation or acidity or sinusitis etc, you need to get the root cause of the problem treated. In the meanwhile you can use any over the counter mouthwash and maintain a good oral hygiene which will reduce the bad smell to some extent.
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Decayed Missing Filled Teeth (DMFT index)

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
Decayed Missing Filled Teeth (DMFT index)

Dmft is a simple index tool for your dentist to follow and it is very easy to understand by the common patients too.
It is basically a summary of your oral health in a quick way.
It is to observe the number of teeth that are either decayed that is carious or having any periodontal or perapical pathology leading to the discomfort.
To observe how many teeth are missing. 
To observe how many teeth are filled or restored.
This will give you an idea about the basic condition of your oral health
It is simple to get checked so visit your dentist today and ask for it.

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All About Bad Breath

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
All About Bad Breath

Bad breath, also known as halitosis, can occur due to a multitude of reasons and is quite disconcerting. Chewing gum, using breath mints and mouthwash are just temporary solutions as they do not address the problem. Read on more to find all about the different causes, symptoms of bad breath and also about their prevention.

Causes:

  1. Food: If food particles, which are stuck in and around your teeth start decaying, they promote bacterial growth, which causes a foul odor in the mouth. Eating certain foods, such as spices, onion and garlic also cause foul odor. 
  2. Tobacco products: Smoking and chewing tobacco not only causes gum disease, but also causes a foul odor to be present, thus causing bad breath.
  3. Poor dental hygiene: If you do not brush daily, food particles in your mouth get stuck in your mouth between the teeth in particular, which decay and cause bad breath. A form of bacteria known as plaque forms over the teeth, which over time decays teeth and also causes foul breath.
  4. Dry mouth: A medical condition known as dry mouth, also known as xerostomia can contribute to bad breath as in this condition; the amount saliva produced from the salivary glands is reduced. This results in the growth of bacteria, which causes bad breath.
  5. Medications: Some medications can cause foul breath in an indirect manner as they cause dry mouth as a side effect, which in turn causes bad breath. Other medications break down in your body and the chemicals, which the medicine contains can be carried on your breath.

Diagnosis:
Dentists would usually rate the odor from your mouth either by smelling or by using certain sophisticated odor detectors. The back of the tongue is often the source of smell and the dentist is also likely to scrape the region and rate its odor.

Treatment:

  1. Maintaining oral hygiene: If the bad breath is due to the formation of plaque, brushing and flossing on a regular basis will prevent its growth, thus reducing or eliminating bad breath. Using mouthwashes also kills bacteria, hence eliminating the bad breath causing bacteria from your mouth.
  2. Treatment of dental disease: Gum disease can also cause bad breath as in this disease, the gums pull away from the teeth, which gives scope for bacterial growth causing bad breath. Treating gum disease, thus would also eliminate the scope for bacterial growth and eliminate bad breath at the same time.
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There is a yellowness in my teeth I'm using many type of toothpaste. But there is no certain change What should I do.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
There is a yellowness in my teeth I'm using many type of toothpaste. But there is no certain change What should I do.
Dental bleaching is the cure, after treatment you need to drink less tea, coffee, these are the intrinsic stains that you are suffering from.
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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.
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My son is 11 months old n has 4 developing teeth. The upoer two teeth are black stained. The lower teeth r too small to observe any stain. Please advise how to remove/avoid stain. N also cause of the stain.

BDS
Dentist, Kharagpur
My son is 11 months old n has 4 developing teeth. The upoer two teeth are black stained. The lower teeth r too small ...
I think it is nursing bottle caries. You should clean you son's milk tooth with warm saline water in everytime after taking food. And consult your nearest pedodontist in kolkata.
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Teeth is suffering from cavity. Whenever I eat or drink I feel pain. Please help me.

Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
Teeth is suffering from cavity. Whenever I eat or drink I feel pain. Please help me.
X ray should be taken based on how deep the cavity is filling or a root canal has to be carried out by a dentist.
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I am 46. Mera datto mai kirra lega hai. Aur muhh sai smell aati hai. Iska Lita mujha Kya karna ho gaa.

BDS
Dentist, Raigarh
Hi , daant mein sadan hone se khanna fussne lagta hein. Joh mooh ki badbu hein woh iss fusse huein khane ki hein. Daant ki safai acche se karein aur dentist ke pass jaa kar sadan ka illaj karaein.
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My gums otherwise appear to be Okay. They do not bleed on brushing or eating solid hard substances. But when I get up in the morning, I find saliva type fluid is collected in my mouth, which appear to be slightly pale in colour. I suspect it to be some type of discharge from my gums. I have got myself checked from PGI Chandigarh. They say my gums are healthy. Please suggest me appropriate lab tests to diagnose the problem. I shall be highly obliged.

Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
My gums otherwise appear to be Okay. They do not bleed on brushing or eating solid hard substances. But when I get up...
Brush with parodontax toothpaste before you go to bed, drink plenty of water take some antioxidant (bnc capsule) once a day you can also use chlohex plus moutwash twice a day after brushing your teeth for 10 days.
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I am2 years old male and I am suffering from gum bleeding from 1 month. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am2 years old male and I am suffering from gum bleeding from 1 month. What should I do?
See yout dentist soon. He can examine you and advise you teeth cleaning. It may be due to poor oral hygiene. Keep your teeth clean after the treatment n visit your dentist after every six months.
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I have a problem after I sleep water is coming into my mouth. How the control it. Any home tips. Suggest me?

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
I have a problem after I sleep water is coming into my mouth. How the control it. Any home tips. Suggest me?
Hello lybrate-user, you may be having excessive salivation. But during day time we keep swallowing it, but during deep sleep swallowing reflexes are slow, so saliva droops out of the mourh on pillow. It may be due to 1. Side sleep posture 2. Sinus infection 3. Acidity.
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I have a gum problem beside me left teeth. What to do. What happen when wisdom teeth comes. ?

PG DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL RESEARCH, BDS, PG Diploma in Hospital and Healthcare
Dentist, Varanasi
I have a gum problem beside me left teeth. What to do. What happen when wisdom teeth comes. ?
Get scaling polishing done by dentist. Eruption of wisdom tooth may cause pain seek a dentist opinion.
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When I am playing kabaddi my front tooth is broke half due to crash someone else after broke I have sense In tooth anything I eat, drink my tooth is sensing I am 12year old.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
When I am playing kabaddi my front tooth is broke half due to crash someone else after broke I have sense In tooth an...
Hello lybrate-user! you have to get an rct done immediately for your tooth which will help you get relief from the pain amd sensitivity. If you have the broken half of the tooth, take it with you to your dentist so that he/she can assess it and help in restoring your teeth back after the rct has been done.
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I am a 45 years old woman. I have swelling in my gums from last 3 days. What to do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am a 45 years old woman. I have swelling in my gums from last 3 days. What to do?
Take tab ciproflox three times and combiflam twice a day after meals. And get oral cleaning done by dental surgeon.
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My teeth are not in regular place, how much does it cost to fix that with transparent clips?

MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth are not in regular place, how much does it cost to fix that with transparent clips?
Costs vary from 25 to 80000 depending on the doctor and area. These treatments are done once in lifetime, hence always go to a good doctor, rather than thinking about money.
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Whitening Products - Can They Have Side Effects?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Whitening Products - Can They Have Side Effects?

All of us love to flash a set of pearly whites with each smile. However, due to various reasons, we have teeth that are not-so-white. The bleaching agents come to the rescue as they can help whiten the teeth. In an overzealous manner, some people however, go overboard and over bleach their teeth. Bleaching agents should be used only with approval by a dentist and in a recommended manner, the frequency and the duration of application. Like anything else, they can also have harmful effects, which again can hurt the teeth, and if the whitening effect is lost, the person could be worse off than what they started with.

The following are common side effects seen with overuse of bleaching agents. Note that in most people, when used according to medical advice, these effects are very minimal.

  1. Tooth sensitivity: One of the most common side effects with teeth bleaching is the tingling feeling in the teeth. When done in office, it happens as the bleaching agent is reaching the tubules in the teeth. It could range from a one-off feeling to something that is constant and nagging. If being done in the office, you could indicate to the dentist so that subsequent sittings can be planned after the sensitivity settles down. The duration of each session may also have to be reduced.
  2. Gum irritation: The active bleaching agent is hydrogen peroxide which is caustic and can irritate the soft tissues. When done in office, the teeth are usually isolated using a rubber dam and so this problem is minimized. However, when trays are used at home, the gums do get exposed to the bleaching agent and so gum irritation is highly likely.
  3. Tooth pain and discomfort: This tooth pain usually sets in after a couple of hours after the bleaching is done. This happens again due to hydrogen peroxide penetrating the tooth, dehydration of the tooth, and using laser light for prolonged periods during the bleaching process. This usually subsides in a couple of days’ time and so need not be a cause for worry.
  4. Thermal sensitivity: A couple of days after the bleaching, the teeth may experience sensitivity to hot and cold foods, especially with beverages. This again is usually self-limiting and will disappear in a couple of days. Desensitizing toothpaste may be prescribed by the dentist in severe cases.

In all these cases, though bleaching is usually harmless, there are rare cases where side effects have been severe. Overenthusiasm to increase the whiteness is often the reason for these side effects. These can be avoided by opting for bleaching under strict supervision and following the dentist’s advise when being done at home.

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My lower jaw is positioned behind the upper jaw. The facial profile appears convex. And my facial dimension from nose to chin appears to be longer than normal. Is everything normal and if not what should Be done?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My lower jaw is positioned behind the upper jaw. The facial profile appears convex. And my facial dimension from nose...
If your facial dimensions are not comfortable for you, you may consult oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
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BDS
Dentist,
While brushing don't apply extra force. Use as little force as possible to protect your enamel thickness.
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
To lessen the degree of pain or soreness in the mouth during the orthodontic treatment, you can gargle with 8 ounces of lukewarm water with one teaspoonful of salt dissolved in it. Swish it around your mouth and then spit it out. It will dull the pain and provide relief.
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