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Dr. S Hemalatha

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

18 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. S Hemalatha BDS Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. S Hemalatha is an experienced Dentist in Bellandur, Bangalore. She has helped numerous patients in her 18 years of experience as a Dentist. She studied and completed BDS . She is currently associated with Divya Shree Dental Care in Bellandur, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. S Hemalatha on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences Hospital, - 2000
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English
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Indian Dental Association

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I wasn't ate dinner n lunch for 3/4 times due to my tongue n opposite side whole pain n aches; I am very tear and what I should be taken?

MBBS, Diploma in cosmetology, Cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
You can apply dologel once a day with clean hand for 2 days avoid salty spicy food consult physician.
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My incisors are lessen up because of my lose gums, and it won't stop bleeding, will my incisors grow back if it falls out? I'm 16 years old, how will I stop my guns from loosening, I don't even use any tabacos.

MDS Periodontology, Dr. Harvansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital
Dentist, Panchkula
My incisors are lessen up because of my lose gums, and it won't stop bleeding, will my incisors grow back if it falls...
Hi. They won't grow back as these are permanent teeth. And kindly visit a periodontist nearby and get yourself diagnosed properly for the gums problem.
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My rgtside molar teeth are aching very badly and I found that there is a wisdom teeth (angular) is drilling my next teeth to set his place. I was using a my dentist prescribed tablets as of now. And my dentist is suggesting me to remove the wisdom teeth, next to wisdom teeth and upper teeth. Is that really needed I feel that It will pain will automatically reduce once the teeth angle is fixed. Need all your suggestions doctor.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
My rgtside molar teeth are aching very badly and I found that there is a wisdom teeth (angular) is drilling my next t...
wisdom tooth If the wisdom tooth has erupted fully and in a proper position then we can save it by dental cement filling. If the cavity is deep and near or into the pulp then we can save it by root canal treatment. Ideally we should save natural tooth structure if its fits in above criterias. If the wisdom teeth has erupted in a such way that it's disturbing other tooth structures and we don't have any option left for saving it then only you should go for removal. The wisdom tooth usually causes pain because of its uneven position distrubing adjacent teeth and some times swelling of the tissues around the tooth causing pericoronitis ( i.e inflamation of the surrounding soft tissues ) causing pain. Wisdom tooth which is usually considered as an extra tooth having no role in mastication (i.e chewing of food) On other hand removal of wisdom tooth have much advantages rather than any disadvantage.. Retaining wisdom tooth some times results in food lodgement within and between adjacent tooth ,results in caries ( decay ) of the adjacent tooth. So for improper erupted wisdom tooth, removal is the only and best available option to the date. Which in turn also helps in preserving other tooth structures. Jay Swaminarayan.

Hi I had my root canal 6 months before now I experience pain when chewing antibiotics help me for few days but later same problem arises.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Hi I had my root canal 6 months before now I experience pain when chewing antibiotics help me for few days but later ...
Root canal is kind of a cleaning of carries teeth. And not always successful if the carries spread to other teeth. And the pain is usually because of the gingival inflammation. Either you should consult the dentist again or consult for a homoeopathic treatment. You may try taking homoeopathic medicine Myristica 30 3 doses 1 hourly and then report after 2 days.
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Cleaning Your Tongue - How & Why

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Cleaning Your Tongue - How & Why

While the mouth has the maximum amount of bacteria in the body, the highest concentration of bacteria in the mouth is on the tongue. It is therefore important to keep a clean tongue to avoid dental issues, starting from plaque formation to severe dental and oral infections.

Why clean the tongue: Before talking about how to go about keeping the tongue clean, let us look at why it should be done.

  1. Tongue cleaning is one of the main steps to maintaining a good oral hygiene.
  2. The bacteria that cause tooth decay and gum disease reside on the tongue, and cleaning it can remove the bacteria and therefore reduce tooth decay and gum disease.
  3. The bad odour produced by decay and gum disease can be avoided.
  4. Detoxifies the body - it is believed that toxin accumulation happens on the tongue, so daily cleaning helps detoxify the body.
  5. A cleaner tongue exposes the taste buds, thereby improving the perception of taste.
  6. Stimulate various other organs -The tongue has like pressure points that connect to various other body parts, and cleaning it helps stimulate these. The tip of the tongue activates the heart; the sides are connected to the spleen, liver, and gallbladder; so on and so forth.
  7. Cleaner looking tongue - Various food habits tend to give a color to the tongue. Caffeine, for instance, produces a yellow coating, which can be removed by regular brushing.

Choosing a tongue cleaner: Decide on the material and the type of the instrument. Either a plastic or metal or silicone cleaner will do the job equally well. In ancient times, gold or copper scrapers were used as it was believed to be good for health. Pick one of the three -tongue scrapers, tongue cleaners, or tongue brushes. All three are equally effective in cleaning the tongue of the bacteria. If required, motorized tongue cleaners are also available.

Technique:

  • Timing: Good to do it first thing in the morning. Overnight, there is a thick coating of bacteria on the tongue, and therefore cleaning the tongue in the morning is a good habit.
  • Swish warm water: Begin with swishing your mouth with warm water, which loosens up the microbial film and thereby making it easier to remove.
  • Scraping/Cleaning: Extend your tongue and start from the back of the tongue, as far back as possible without gagging. Toothpaste can be used on the scraper or cleaner if required. With slow, sweeping strokes, clean all the way to the front and then sideways.
  • Duration: It is good practice to brush the tongue for about 90 seconds per day.

Tongue cleaning is a simple and effective way to maintain oral and general health. If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a specialized dentist and ask a free question.

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Don't Ignore Dental Cavity

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Don't Ignore Dental Cavity
Dental cavity should be treated as soon as possible

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
If flossing with floss is difficult for you then ask your dentist about power flosser and water flosser. Its much more efficient and easier to use.

I have a deep cavity in my left lower end teeth. Should I go for RCT & filling or Remove it?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have a deep cavity in my left lower end teeth. Should I go for RCT & filling or Remove it?
One needs molars fr effective grinding of food. Loss of a single tooth can cause spacing btwn other adjacent teeth n downward movement of opposing tooth. Saving your teeth'll always b beneficial fr u. I will encourage you to get rct done.
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Hi. I have a gum disease where my gums starts bleeding. I believe it's coz of tartar accumulation. However I do brush twice a day and get the tartar removed from dentist nearby since my gums distorts during the time. However after a month of removal, the process starts again. What should I do to completely get rid of this gum disease? please I have been following this practice for last 5-7 years.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Hi. I have a gum disease where my gums starts bleeding. I believe it's coz of tartar accumulation. However I do brush...
Hello. Greetings The symptoms (gum bleeding and recurrence of same after cleaning) is related to gum disease. Its called as periodontitis. Periodontitis has a solution now. It can be treated without any surgery with the help of laser. Treatment is called as lanap. With proper maintenance, the problem will completely get rid. You may consult me.
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Is it preferable to get dental implant if rest three teeth (from pair of four back teeth) are treated with root canal and covered by cap or should I go with bridge.

Certified BPS Dentist
Dentist, Trivandrum
Is it preferable to get dental implant if rest three teeth (from pair of four back teeth) are treated with root canal...
It is your decision in implant you can do that one tooth without touching nearby tooth. Cost will high with implants, bridge will be less costlier.
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