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Dr. Santhosh K.a

Dentist, Bangalore

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Dr. Santhosh K.a is an experienced Dentist in HSR Layout, Bangalore. You can consult Dr. Santhosh K.a at V Cure Clinics and Diagnostics in HSR Layout, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Santhosh K.a on Lybrate.com.

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Doctor. Few days before I have bite my inner skin. While I was chewing. When I saw today in mirror. It has totally cut. Now I am afraid. Wether it is a tissue growing. Help. Me somehow.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
It may be due to trauma to your soft tissues, apply dologel twice a day on affected area. If problem persists, consult.
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I am 23 year old. My upper lateral tooth was grown tilt and more inclined towards the mouth (not in perfect place) which makes a small gap between upper central and canine .Now it problems me to eat from the right side. So a doctor told me to extract the tooth and after extraction it will correct overlapping of upper central tooth and fills the small gap between the upper central and canine on naturally .i want to know after the extraction of tooth will it impose any effect on my face structure as there are rumors that it will make wrinkles on face at young.

BDS, MDS, MBA (Healthcare), FAM
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 23 year old. My upper lateral tooth was grown tilt and more inclined towards the mouth (not in perfect place) wh...
Hello lybrate-user! You are 23 years old and according to you your upper lateral incisor is tilted. Well tilting or crowded teeth are a part of malocclusion (improper alignment of teeth) and extraction is not always the best line of management. Since you are young and we are looking at the upper front tooth which forms a major component of a persons appearence (smile) I would advise you to see a competent Orthodontist (braces specialist). He will take appropriate measures (xrays, impressions etc.) and help in advising you the correct line of treatment. May be the tooth can be brought out and aligned properly in the arch. Or if there is no space there could be space creation by extraction of a Premolar tooth and subsequently moving the adjacent teeth behind to make space for the lateral incisor. (All this is valid if the tooth you are mentioning is not a deciduous tooth. If it is a milk tooth then your permanent tooth might have been stuck inside the bone and there could be the possibility to bring that tooth out and align it. All in all these descisions can be only made after the orthodontist examines. So please do visit a good orthodontist and he will give you good options to your problem. Thanks, take care, Cheers.
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Is tongue fissures can be healed? Will tongue become normal again? Is fissured tongue is a disease or symptom of another disease? Is fissured tongue a matter of concern?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
It’s called fissured tongue. It is s a benign condition characterized by deep grooves (fissures) in the dorsum of the tongue. Although these grooves may look unsettling, the condition is usually painless. Clean the surface of the tongue with a tongue cleaner to prevent any bacterial or fungal infection.
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Hello sir / maam I have been taking soft drinks a lot now a days and now some white colour substances are above my teeth. Can you help and say how to overcome it and make teeth strong?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello sir / maam I have been taking soft drinks a lot now a days and now some white colour substances are above my te...
All individuals requires scaling (cleaning) to be done atleast once in 6 months to maintain our oral hygiene clean. Our toothbrush is not much finely designed to clean all the plaque and calculi in the interdental areas of the teeth, which is the area where most of the calculus accumulate much and has to be removed regularly using scalers by the dentist.
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BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
How To Prevent Dental Cavities

Dental cavities, often the result of tooth decay is a natural factor that occurs in all humans. However, depending upon the amount of care that you give to your teeth, dental cavities usually occur at different time periods for different people. For children who eat a lot of sweets, dental cavities are likely to arise at an early age if they do not protect their teeth by brushing them in the morning and at night. Similarly, dental cavities can also arise in young people, and is one of the prime reasons for loss of teeth. In order to understand how to take care of dental activities, it is important to first understand what causes them.

Causes

Bacteria usually lives within a person's mouth. The bacteria are responsible for converting the food in to acids. The food pieces, mixed with the acids, the bacteria and the saliva all combine, resulting in the formation of a sticky substance known as plaque. As a person chews his food, the plaque tends to get stuck to the teeth. Over the passage of time, as the plaque is not removed from the teeth, it turns in to a substance which is known as tartar. The tartar begins to irritate the gums, which results in diseases such as gingivitis or periodontitis.

Tooth decay begins to take place if the plaque is not removed from the teeth. For an average person, plaque begins to set in 20 minutes after eating, ultimately damaging the enamel on your teeth, and creating holes in your teeth, which in dental terminology, are regarded as dental cavities. Caring for dental cavities is not an overnight procedure; a person needs to be consistent in cleaning their teeth. However, once dental cavities, or the holes, have been formed in a person's teeth, they can only be rectified by a professional dentist.

Treatment

Filling is one of the most common treatments chosen by individuals who have dental cavities. Dentists usually fill the teeth by first removing the decayed material with the help of a drill, and then use another material, often being porcelain or composite resin, in order to fill it up. In some instances, gold, silver and platinum are also used. For frontal teeth, porcelain and composite resin are usually preferred, as they both match the appearance of natural teeth in a person.

The second method is 'crowning. If the tooth structure is significantly limited and the dental cavities are extensive, this might be the preferred option. The first step is the removal of the decayed or damaged area. Once the damaged part has been removed, a crown is placed over the top of the tooth, hence covering the area. Often times, the crown is made out of metal or composite resin or porcelain, and is affixed with a metallic structure.
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I have cavity problem. How can i overcome? Like what diet I have to prefer and I am vegetarian also. Is there any alternate solution to avoid clinical visit?

Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
No if there is a cavity present, a clinical examination by the dentist is essential treatment can be decided after assessing how deep the cavities are. Treatment is very essential as if not done can worsen the condition of the tooth.
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I have a pro that my tongue can't sense all taste. I referred some doctors but no use can you please help?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
it is a complicated and tricky issue,may be due to loss of taste buds or cold or after effect of some disease or treatment . let him try apply boroglycerin twice a day and take becosule with folic acid for a week . get examined by dental surgeon in collaboration with ent specialist .
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Even after brushing teeth twice a day bad smell came from my mouth what should I do.

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Even after brushing teeth twice a day bad smell came from my mouth what should I do.
Bad breath or called as" halitosis" there are various reasons for bad breath. First of all update your medical history as the problem could be elsewhere in your body but will be shown as bad breath through your mouth as mouth being the gateway for your complete system. Apart from that there might be local soft or hard deposits on your teeth which can cause bad breath. This might need professional cleaning by the dentist your teeth might be not well aligned, which we call as" crowded" teeth which makes its challenging for you to keep it clean. So consult an orthodontist (specialist for braces) to align your teeth. Your health of the gums might be compromised which also leads to bad breath. Consult a periodontist for gum problems. Your teeth might have cavities where the food can get lodged and might lead to bad breath. Consult your dentist for this. Inspite of regular cleaning and brushing it might be difficult for you to get a fresh breath. As I mentioned above your dentist will tell you exactly the problem areas. Make sure you do your part well. Regular brushing of your teeth twice daily regular flossing of your teeth (which means cleaning between your teeth by means of floss) clean your tongue gently as it can harbour bacteria causing bad breath stay away from tobacco related habits consume a lot of water and stay hydrated. As dry mouth also leads to bad breath. Please do not use mouth washes if not prescribed by your dentist as they have their own side effects which would be a negative to your oral health. Pay a visit to your dentist every 6 months or earlier for routine cleaning as suggested by your dentist. Problems diagnosed and treated earlier needs less attention as well as works out financially easier for you. I hope I clarified your question. If you need further clarification you can always buzz me or ask your dentist. Good luck and god bless
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Everyday I will brush my teeth but it will turn into yellow I Do not understand why and I had an habit of smoking because of this will there be any effect to teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Everyday I will brush my teeth but it will turn into yellow I Do not understand why and I had an habit of smoking bec...
Only brushing can not save you. You will have to go for scaling by a dentist and get your stains removed. If after that stains still remain, you can go for bleaching.
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I am 22 year girl from Nagpur. I have cavity problem and bleeding problem of teeth and my teeth look yellow from inside as well as outside. please help.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I am 22 year girl from Nagpur. I have cavity problem and bleeding problem of teeth and my teeth look yellow from insi...
Dear lybrate-user cavities if corrected in early stages can save lot of time and money for you. So find a dentist and correct it. Bleeding is never comed from teeth it comes always from gums so you probably need a good cleaning and polishing of your teeth at dental office. That ideally should reduce your yellowness too.
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Hi my teeth is light yellowish in colour Any suggestions to get whiter teeth. Is there any treatment for this and how much will it cost ?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Reason for yellow color in the teeth need to be find out, It can be reduced by oral prophylaxis and polishing of teeth and followed by bleaching by a qualified doctor.
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Can I swallow the Dologel? applying it in the mouth? It is mentioned on the cover that 'do not swallow .So Please guide me after this.

BDS
Dentist, Kulgam
Can I swallow the Dologel?  applying it in the mouth? It is mentioned on the cover that 'do not swallow .So Please  g...
Hello, You can not swallow it, when you apply it keep it there for 10 minutes after that wash your tongue with water or mouth wash. During these 10 minutes don't eat anything or swallow your saliva. After washing it properly you can swallow anything. Hope it will help you and provide your feed back.
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Sir I have trouble to bad breath since 3 year I have found cavities in my mouth I concern many doctor but still that are failed to stopped my bad breath.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Kindly get scaling done and use mouth wash twice daily for 15 days. Get your cavities filled before further damage. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique and also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath.
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I had mild pain in my jaws, pain in one ear and soar throat for a fortnight. Now it is getting reduced. I smokes two to three cigarettes a day and afraid of oral cancer. Do I have to wait for few more days or to consult a doctor immediately.

B.H.M.S, M.D in Homoeopathy
Homeopath, Anand
I had mild pain in my jaws, pain in one ear and soar throat for a fortnight. Now it is getting reduced. I smokes two ...
You can consult the doctor. Before that just check your mouth opens well or not. You also check for white patches in your oral cavity. To prevent oral cancer you can also take vitamin a in large doses upto 60, 000 i. U. You can take seven seas or seacode.
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I have been suffering from severe toothache. It looks like i'm having sensitive teeth. I'm getting pain especially when i'm eating or drinking cold stuff. Please guide me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have been suffering from severe toothache. It looks like i'm having sensitive teeth. I'm getting pain especially wh...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with desensitizing procedures or / and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. You may consult me in person too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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Mere teeth jyada bahar aaye hue hai to kya me unhe bina remove kiye giswa sakata hun Pls.

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
Mere teeth jyada bahar aaye hue hai to kya me unhe bina remove kiye giswa sakata hun
Pls.
Jo daant bahar hote hain unhe giswana nahi chahiye. Uska ilaaj taar ke saath daant andar karna hota hai. Ap apne nazdiki Orthodontist ka pata kar sakte ho. Orthodontist woh doctor hota hai jo taar (wire) ya surgery ki madad se daanton ko ek line mein karta hai.... is ilaaj ko 2-3 saal b lag sakte hain....
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I m suffering from bad breathing even I brush daily but my family member says your breath smells.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I m suffering from bad breathing even I brush daily but my family member says your breath smells.
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: - practice good oral hygiene. - brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. - don't forget to brush the tongue, too. - replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. - use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. - see your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. - drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. - chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
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I have gap in between front teeth. I wanted to remove it without using braces. So, Is it possible from cosmetic bonding?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Howrah
I have gap in between front teeth. I wanted to remove it without using braces. So, Is it possible from cosmetic bonding?
lybrate-user without seeing the case it is impossible to say But yes there are treatment modalities ither than braces.
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Hi I am 25 years old, from one week I am suffering from cold, and also my thyroid glands are paining, and headache and also my teeth also paining Now what I should do?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi I am  25 years old, from one week I am suffering from cold, and also my thyroid glands are paining, and headache a...
Hi lybrate-user you should consult with a physician as well as a dentist as all these problems need to be treated as soon as possible and together all the best.
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I am having mouth ulcer, its not recovering from the past 1 week, Firstly I had 2 becosules capsules for 2 days and applied dologel twice a day, then I had 2 NB Plus capsules for 2 days and applied glycerine too, then I consult chemist he gave me Vitafol tablets and Omnacortil-10 for 3 days, currently I just had it for 1 time, but still the condition is same.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am having mouth ulcer, its not recovering from the past 1 week, Firstly I had 2 becosules capsules for 2 days and a...
Hi Priya... What you first need to understand is The pharmacist are not doctors... Do you know that he gave you steroids... and you are free to look at the side effects of steroids... Just to save some consultation fees you are doing permanent injury to your body... Better consult with proper details to get the proper treatment... It is not a major issue to cure... Homoeopathy has many good medicines... You may try taking Mercurius Sol 30 one dose for two days.... no more repetition...
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