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Dr. Smitha Ravishankar

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Smitha Ravishankar Dentist, Bangalore
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Dr. Smitha Ravishankar is one of the best Dentists in Banashankari, Bangalore. You can meet Dr. Smitha Ravishankar personally at Ganesh Dental Care in Banashankari, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Smitha Ravishankar on Lybrate.com.

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I have class 2 malocclusion that means my upper teeth are ahead of normal. I was suggested to take ortho treatment and was given two choices seif legating / basic metal. Which should I choose?

MDS
Dentist, Kota
I have class 2 malocclusion that means my upper teeth are ahead of normal. I was suggested to take ortho treatment an...
This choice depends upon your financial condition and esthetic preferences. Treatment will be the same.
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I have teeth problem like mouth smell, sometime bleeding from teeth tell me what can I do.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have teeth problem like mouth smell, sometime bleeding from teeth tell me what can I do.
Warm saline rinses and gentle brushing with a soft brush for maximum of 3-4 mins. Get professional cleaning done.
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My mouth is don't open full I have suffering from fibrosis what should I do? Please tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
My mouth is don't open full I have suffering from fibrosis what should I do? Please tell me.
1. Leave the habit if you r still continuing 2. For osmf tt depends on the severity of condition. Injections r given into the bands but frequency of these injections depends on the severity of condition 3. Home physiotherapy can also b practised like making a bunch of ice cream sticks say 5-6 and inserting it into the mouth. Gradually increase the sticks as the mouth opening increases.
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I am a quite smoker as 2 or 4 per day. I have complained many time there are smell from my breath. What is to do for gentle breath ?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Please try to quit smoking. Kindly get scaling and polishing done as that will remove the stains from your teeth and brush twice daily using correct brushing technique and use mouthwash twice daily.
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I am 44 years old. I have front missing teeth and another two thin and transparent. What is the cost of front dental implant or fixed teeth, approximately 4 teeth.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi , it would help if you could send us a picture or x-ray of the area in which missing teeth required to replace. You can also come to our clinic for a consultation (free of cost) after which we can give you a precise treatment plan and costing.
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I am 30 years old, female. I am having Oral submucosa fibrosis with impacted tooth. I cam open about 1.5 finger mouth. The doc has asked me to go for operation. That will be by done general anesthesia and it is a major operation. They did not prescribe any medicine. I do not whether they are doing for the money or not. Should I take Ephcorlin 2.5 mg and lycored with exercise? Should I go for local injections? I am looking for your help.

M.Sc - Medical Bio-chemistry, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 30 years old, female. I am having Oral submucosa fibrosis with impacted tooth. I cam open about 1.5 finger mouth...
Your mouth opening is less than 50 percent and it is very difficult to get access to 3rd molar in this case. If condition is acute and painful then surgical extraction from external side is only option because oral submucous fibrosis takes time to get treated. If impacted tooth is not causing any problem in that case firstly oral submucous fibrosis can be treated with medicines and local injections and physiotherapy.
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I m 23 yrs old and I have mouth problem I cant chewing hot and spicy food. And I used to chewing tobacco or gutkha so please advice me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I m 23 yrs old and I have mouth problem I cant chewing hot and spicy food. And I used to chewing tobacco or gutkha so...
Quit habits strictly. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. 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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I am 23 years old nowadays I'm facing one problem that is, my mouth test is having bitter! Please advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 23 years old nowadays I'm facing one problem that is, my mouth test is having bitter! Please advise.
•A change in taste may result from dehydration, glossitis, a dry mouth, allergies, salivary glands infections, lack of zinc and vitamin B12, and polyps in the nose. •Others include breathing through the mouth, inflamed upper airways, and autoimmune diseases like Sjogren's syndrome and Bell's palsy. •Some injuries and traumas that cause a bitter taste include head, nerve, mouth and nose injuries, and biting your tongue. •Dental appliances such as braces, any surgery on your ear, nose, teeth or throat, and radiation therapy on your neck or head cause a bitter taste in mouth. •Gargle with water. Brush your teeth, tongue, roof of your mouth, and gums using toothpaste. Rinse your mouth with mouthwash. Drink liquids, chew sugar-free gum or mints, or suck on sour candies. Use plastic utensils if you have taste alteration when eating.
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I have pain in my upper teeth before three day what I do please give me proper solution?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Surat
I have pain in my upper teeth before three day what I do please give me proper solution?
Usually, dental pain is because of infected pulp. And taking painkillers will not help much. If you need a permanent relief, you have to consult a dentist. Get your xray done and let him advice the necessary treatment. For the time being, you can take any drug having paracetamol 500 mg 2/3 times a day to manage pain. Remember, with medications pain will subside but it is not a permanent solution.
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What diet and remedy for mouth ulcers What can be d reason for frequently getting them.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
What diet and remedy for mouth ulcers
What can be d reason for frequently getting them.
normally ulcers are due to Vitamin deficiency or bad digestion. other causes are trauma from teeth, allergies to certain foods n medicine, change in lifestyle, increased body heat, consumption of spicy and oilly foods. Start taking vitamin supplements. eat healthy and balanced diet. avoid oilly n spicy food. increase your water intake
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I have mouth infection some what like ulcer, so that I am unable to eat drink anything, so please tell me which treatment should I take.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have mouth infection some what like ulcer, so that I am unable to eat drink anything, so please tell me which treat...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Nanded
Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away: brushing twice a day removes the tiny left out food particles from the mouth and keeps it fresher and cleaner.
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TOOTH ACHE

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
TOOTH ACHE
Salt mixed with pepper can be of great use when a tooth becomes extremely sensitive as both the ingredients have antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.
Mix equal amounts of pepper and common salt with a few drops of water to form a paste.
Apply the paste directly on the affected tooth and allow it to sit for a few minutes.
Do this daily for several days.
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Is there possible to change face after treatment of orthodontic specially teeth extraction process? please help.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Is there possible to change face after treatment of orthodontic specially teeth extraction process? please help.
With your teeth getting aligned your facial profile also improves. You can't change your face like in movie face off.
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Tips to Prepare Your Child For First Dental Visit

MDS - Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Tips to Prepare Your Child For First Dental Visit

For a child, the first visit to the dentist can be panicky. This is because they don't realize what's in store. Children get a better idea about dentists after getting some information about the visit. We, as grown ups, must be set up to answer the inquiries and instruct our children in the most ideal way.

The following are some valuable tips on the best way to set up a child for the first dentist appointment:

  1. Guardians regularly ask when they ought to take their child for the first ever dental visit. The best time to begin taking children for a dental checkup is either when their first tooth pops out, or right around their first birthday. Expert dentists are capable of instantly recognizing any potential issues with the development and advancement of the jaw and delicate palate. Children's teeth are more porous and defenseless to decay than grown-up's teeth; so early mediation is a basic to guarantee those small teeth staying sound. It is also recommended that guardians begin brushing their child's teeth when they start coming out, utilizing a delicate toothbrush and plain water. Brushing should be started as early as possible.
  2. It's never too early to begin acquainting your kids with tooth brushing and knowledge of oral health. The best time to begin is before your kid's first dental visit. Youngsters love to find out about their bodies, and love to grin, touch, and investigate new things. There are many fun ways to impart oral health education to children. The more agreeable they are with their mouth and teeth, the less demanding your youngster's first dental visit will be.
  3. Tooth brushing is an essential piece of our everyday self-care, and it is our habit. A child, after being introduced to a brush and a toothbrush will take a certain time period to make daily brushing a habit. Guardians and the kids can brush their teeth "together". It is essential to note that toothbrushes are apparatuses, not toys, and that infants and babies ought to be firmly directed.
  4. Little children, are extremely insightful and touchy to the states of mind of people around them. Children regularly reflect our conduct. When we are casual and upbeat, children will probably be loose, as well. Children are additionally more casual when they are prepared for or taught something. Invest energy conversing with children about going to the dentist. You can also discuss what the dentist will do, emphatically.
  5. Always choose the most trustworthy dentist who is friendly and knows how to handle a child on his first dentist visit.

A child's first dentist appointment is a special one, and you should prepare him accordingly.

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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
When the pulp of the tooth becomes inflamed, septic or lifeless, one needs to go through the root canal treatment. 
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Can enamel hypodecalcification have some treatment? If yes then what is the procedure and can it be permanent?

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Can enamel hypodecalcification have some treatment? If yes then what is the procedure and can it be permanent?
Fluorides paste can work it is mild. Otherwise cosmetic treatment is best enamel decalcification eg composite fillings.
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I am getting very hot air from my mouth And nose. Full body pain, throat pain and warm body what's the problem please tell it's urgent.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am getting very hot air from my mouth
And nose. Full body pain, throat pain and warm body what's the problem please...
You probably have viral fever. Take rest. Plenty of warm fluids. Warm saline gargles. Steam inhalation. T Ake sinarest tablet for bodyache and pain in throat. Take care.
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I took the braces treatment 4 years ago. Now I am having gaps in my teeth majorly between molar n premolar. Should I go for braces again to fill the gaps? Pls suggest me any other treatment?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I took the braces treatment 4 years ago. Now I am having gaps in my teeth majorly between molar n premolar. Should I ...
You require retainers after fixed appliance treatment. Retainers are the must to prevent relapse of the tooth.
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