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Dr. Sriram Prabhu

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

14 Years Experience  ·  100 at clinic
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
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Dr. Sriram Prabhu is a popular Dentist in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. He has over 14 years of experience as a Dentist. He has completed BDS . You can consult Dr. Sriram Prabhu at Vishnu Dental Clinic in Malleshwaram, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sriram Prabhu and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - MR Ambedkar denatl college & hospital, - 2003
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Top Reasons for Tooth Pain

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Top Reasons for Tooth Pain

Mild to severe tooth pain can turn out to be debilitating and damaging condition if it is persistent. Also, the pain can spread to the rest of the head and give you an uncomfortable ache and tingling sensation all day long. So what are the causes behind tooth pain? Here's our list!

  1. Tooth Decay: The presence of food debris that has not been cleaned out can stay on and cause cavities and persistent tooth pain. This condition can also make the teeth extra sensitive and pain then emanates as a natural response to signify that all is not well in the area. This can also lead to sharp pain when bite an apple or munch on nuts. One must see a dentist for this kind of pain so that scaling and plaque removal can take place. 
  2. Injury: If there is persistent, throbbing pain after eating something that is too hot or too cold, then it might be more than mere tooth sensitivity. This condition could also point at chipped, broken or cracked teeth due to excessive teeth grinding or a fall or accident. It could also be caused due to sports injury. The dentist will usually take a dental X ray to find the cause of the pain and to unravel the extent of the damage as well.
  3. Inflammation: Constant pain may also point at inflammation of the pulp. This may be caused due to damaged roots. If this kind of inflammation comes with bleeding and fever, then you must see a dentist immediately. It can also mean that the pulp or root of the tooth is dying, in which case a root canal may be required. 
  4. Sinus: A dull ache in the sinus area of the upper teeth usually point at sinusitis, which is a condition that emanates due to pain in the nerves of that area. This pain can also happen due to cold and cough as well as an allergic attack that affect the facial muscles due to excessive sneezing and watering of the eyes. Also, a flu and fever can lead to this kind of pain. 
  5. Infection: Inflammation along with fever and bleeding can also point at infection. This can render the complete pulp tissue damaged. Also, the growth of abscess in such cases can cause acute tooth pain. The dentist will usually diagnose the issue with a tooth X ray before prescribing antibiotics and carrying out a root canal for severe cases. 

Persistent toothache with other symptoms should always be checked by a dentist so as to rule out long term damage that can result in tooth loss.

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Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Ambala
Foul odour or halitosis as it is called can be because of plaque or calculus accumulation over teeth but can also occur if your tongue is not clean. Make sure you clean your tongue as well after brushing. Never use metal tongue cleaners. Use a good plastic tongue cleaner. And do not forget to visit your dentist every six months.

Hi my age is 26 I got metal capping procedure without rct in my left and right maxillary 1st molar but both got removed now I want to get my molar fix by composite filling is that possible because I face to much problem and pain while chewing anything.

Certification in endodontics, Certified Implantologist, Certification in periodontics surgery and laser treatments, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hi my age is 26 I got metal capping procedure without rct in my left and right maxillary 1st molar but both got remov...
First of all capping should never be done without rct. If those teeth are causing pain then please get root canals done followed by capping again. Composite filling will not treat your pain.
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I an 20 years old I am not any smoking but yellow slide on my teeth how I remove them.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I an 20 years old I am not any smoking but yellow slide on my teeth how I remove them.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. 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.
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What are the causes of mouth ulcers? I am having those quite often. Just after one has gone, the other starts.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
What are the causes of mouth ulcers?
I am having those quite often. Just after one has gone, the other starts.
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. Regards
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Can you prescribe a good toothpaste of affordable price for white teeth and red gums.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Can you prescribe a good toothpaste of affordable price for white teeth and red gums.
If you have red gums also I think you would first require a scaling polishing by a dentist than use good co soft tooth brush with any standard tooth paste of your choice.
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Sir from last 1 month I am feeling a kind of stiffness in my mouth. And from one weeks I am feeling that my tooth are changing their shape inside. What should I do. I there any medicine for this?

Dentist, Kolkata
U may be suffering frm severe gum infection,along with some vitamin deficiency. U need to get urself checked n get the necessary treatment, along with medications
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I am suffered by submucosal fibrosis, cant able to eat little bit spicy. What can I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Stop pan tobacco avoid spices show a maxillofacial surgeon you may require surgery remember it is said a precancerous condition, alternatively you may also consult me.
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I am 32 years old, I have a loose teeth with pain and I observe pus kind of liquid around that teeth, is this a serious issue and wat is the treatment.

M.Sc - Medical Bio-chemistry, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 32 years old, I have a loose teeth with pain and I observe pus kind of liquid around that teeth, is this a serio...
It may be abcess ; gingival or periapical. If tooth mobility is severe then it is advised to get it extacted. It is not a serious problem but needs treatment otherwise it may become very painful later on.
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BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Avoid using your teeth for anything other than chewing food. If you use them to crack nuts, remove bottle tops or rip open packaging, you risk chipping or even breaking your teeth.

How Breathing Through the Mouth Affects Oral Health in Children

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
How Breathing Through the Mouth Affects Oral Health in Children

Mouth breathing in children is very common and while a kid with open mouth might seem cute, it is not always the case. The parents need to be made aware that a child breathing through the mouth all the time is not normal and it is high time they find a way to manage it.

A little understanding of the effects of the mouth breathing habit on the child's health in general and oral health in particular can be an eye-opener for the parent. For an educated person, there are obvious symptoms, which indicate that the child is a mouth-breather.

These symptoms include:

  1. Dryness of the lips
  2. Crowding of the front teeth
  3. Snoring
  4. Sleeping with the mouth open
  5. Recurrent infections of the airways including sinusitis and middle ear infections
  6. Bad breath

Common causes include:

  1. Chronic nasal obstruction/congestion because of which the child is not able to get enough oxygen through the nose.
  2. Enlarged tonsils or adenoids
  3. Thumb or finger-sucking habit
  4. Recurrent respiratory infections

Effects of mouth breathing on oral health:

Mouth breathing may seem like a harmless habit, but has serious effects on the oral and dental health of the child. Some of them are discussed below.

  1. Dry mouth: A constantly open mouth can lead to drying up of the saliva. This in turn leads to reduced effects of saliva including the flushing effect on the bacteria and the food deposits. This leads to increased chances of tooth decay and gum diseases.
  2. Tooth decay: With reduced saliva, the pH remains acidic for a longer period of time, leading to increased chances of tooth decay.
  3. Gum diseases: Reduced amounts of saliva also leads to increased gum disease and periodontal disease as the bacteria are not removed and have a conducive environment to act upon.
  4. Facial development: A mouth breathing child maintains a different posture than a nose breather. This leads to a narrow and long face, flattened nose, smaller nostrils, reduced facial tone, thin upper lip, pouty upper lip, and a small lower jaw.
  5. Speech: An open mouth causes the tongue to thrust into the palate when talking. This leads to altered pronunciation of some sounds; especially and can cause lisping.
  6. Braces: Mouth breathing causes multiple challenges including prolonged treatment period, inability to close the gaps, reduced stability of the realigned teeth, and increased chances of relapse. The added complication of increased gum disease and tooth decay makes it worse. The habit needs to be corrected first before going in for braces.

If that sounds like a long list, they are not all inclusive. Early intervention in the habit can correct and negate all these effects. Talk to your dentist to know how to help your mouth breathing child.

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Is it possible to get white pearl like teeth when the teeth are all yellow and decayed?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Is it possible to get white pearl like teeth when the teeth are all yellow and decayed?
Yes, it is possible. Consult a dentist near you for thorough check up. For decayed teeth you can get tooth coloured filling done. For yellowness of teeth get bleaching done to make them white.
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I am suffering from bad breath. I have changed so many toothpaste and toothbrushes and mouth wash but have no result. I think there is any other problem.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am suffering from bad breath. I have changed so many toothpaste and toothbrushes and mouth wash but have no result....
Bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. Basically, all the food eaten begins to be broken down in your mouth. As foods are digested and absorbed into the bloodstream, they are eventually carried to your lungs and given off in your breath. If you eat foods with strong odors (such as garlic or onions), brushing and flossing -- even mouthwash -- merely covers up the odor temporarily. The odor will not go away completely until the foods have passed through your body. Practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoridetoothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Brush teeth after you eat (keep a toothbrush at work or school to brush after lunch). 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. Rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash twice a day. Dentures should be removed at night and cleaned thoroughly before being placed in your mouth the next morning. 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.
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Hi , I am 21 year old , my jaw is not open perfectly, I chewing tobacco, so please tell me treatment.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi , I am 21 year old , my jaw is not open perfectly, I chewing tobacco, so please  tell me treatment.
Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (osmf). Kindly consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of osmf. Advise full mouth opening, ballooning exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. Wrap 25 to 30 ice-cream sticks, make a bundle, put it between upper & lower front teeth for 15 minutes thrice a day increase 1 sticks each day.
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I am 24 year old teenager my teeth are becoming yellow in colour help me remove them and get back my white colour.

Master of dental surgery, Bachelor of dental surgery
Dentist,
I am 24 year old teenager my teeth are becoming yellow in colour help me remove them and get back my white colour.
Get a scaling done for your teeth. Ask your dentist for proper oral hygiene maintenance tips and brushing techniques.
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Hello Doctor, Although I dont like to chew all d time BT I have to coz m having problem of too much saliva dat also very thick difficult to swallow. Excess amount of saliva production it's nt normal wd me. I really want get ride of this problem n want to stop chewing gum all d time. While swallowing saliva I have a difficult in throat. Can you please suggest me how to get relief from this problem. Thank u.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I think either your taking some med regularly or drinking less water if oral hygiene is poor get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night.
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Hello jiii Namastey Sir/mam yeh btao what can I do I want smiliar teeths I do not like birle birle teeth ab yeh btao kaise honge yeh thik?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hello jiii
Namastey
Sir/mam yeh btao what can I do I want smiliar teeths I do not like birle birle teeth ab yeh btao ...
Happy Diwali. Kissie orthodontist ke paas jayein aur braces lagayein aapko kuch dant niklwane par sakte hain.
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I am 19 years old. I am having ulcers problem because of which I am not able to drink or eat anything. Would you please help me?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Apply ulcer gel two to three times aday for seven days. Multivitamin b capsule tablet once a day for seven days.
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Sir/Madam from yesterday I had teeth paining so much I can't control it. From this I can't eat food also. From this head ear pain also there please give suggestion for it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir/Madam from yesterday I had teeth paining so much I can't control it. From this I can't eat food also. From this h...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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How to prevent my teeth getting out. And what about tooth bonding process. And its max cost?

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
How to prevent my teeth getting out. And what about tooth bonding process. And its max cost?
Teeth getting out means teeth falling. Technically there is nothing called teeth bonding. You have to maintain a good oral hygiene and gum health. Also check your blood sugar levels are under control. Yes splinting can be tried but patient selection is important. Not every patient is a good candidate for this.
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