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Dr. Suma

MDS

Dentist, Bangalore

11 Years Experience
Dr. Suma MDS Dentist, Bangalore
11 Years Experience
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I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care....more
I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.
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Dr. Suma is an experienced Dentist in HSR Layout, Bangalore. She has been a practicing Dentist for 11 years. She has completed MDS . She is currently associated with Prakash Dental & Medical Care in HSR Layout, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Suma on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Vokkaligara Sangha Dental College - 2006
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#181, Gauri 13Th Main, 7Th Cross,5Th Sector Hsr Layout. Landmark: Behind Devi Eye Hospital.Bangalore Get Directions
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Mother is 70 years old and requires tooth implant. Doctor is going to do after 2 days but has not advice any pressure check or blood test. How safe is that? Should we go ahead with the surgery?

BDS
Dentist, Pimpri-Chinchwad
Mother is 70 years old and requires tooth implant. Doctor is going to do after 2 days but has not advice any pressure...
Blood pressure, blood sugar, bleeding time, clotting time, all these need to b done before surgery. It's better to b safe.
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Hi, I am 30 yrs old, female and I have a pain in my left gum for last 1 months. What should I do?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Please start warm saline rinses nd a fluoride mouthwash. Also brush twice daily and gargle everytime after meals. Also visit your dentist for cleaning of your teeth.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
The reason for most dental problems is not keeping them clean. Brush twice a day for health teeth.

I have yellow teeth i m using evry thing to make it white but it is the same yellow

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Hey, Exact colour of teeth depend on certain features according to its internal structure.That it is made up of. If there is external staining then it can get cleaned with oral prohylaxis procedure by dentist followed by polishing.
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CHOOSE SWEETNESS THE HEALTHY WAY.

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
CHOOSE SWEETNESS THE HEALTHY WAY.
Do you have a sweet tooth or a craving for sweets or just can't avoid sweets and sugar but want to give that habit up?
Well, you don't have to give up sweetness. Just get it from other sources. Try fresh berries or pureed fruit on the cereal instead of sugar. Explore fruit that's dried, frozen, or canned (without too much added sugar). A glass of low-fat milk or low-sugar yogurt can help. Avoid frozen yoghurt and fruit puree can replace an ice-cream or elaichi and pudina in tea can help you reduce the sugar you add in tea or how about trying a banana or custard apple sheera.

MDS
Dentist, Guntur
Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease which occurs because of the inflammation of the gums. It can easily be reversed with daily brushing and flossing and getting dental cleaning done regularly.

Mere teeth kafi lamba or ucha ho ke agaya. Muje abh kiya karna chshiye kaise teeths thik karu please bataye?

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Mere teeth kafi lamba or ucha ho ke agaya. Muje abh kiya karna chshiye kaise teeths thik karu please bataye?
Hi lybrate-user, I think what you mean to say is that your teeth are not aligned properly, if so you need o get them aligned by an orthodontist.
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Why my teeth color is yellowish. I brushed everyday 2 to 3 times in a day. And a hole is thread in my left side 4 the teeth. What can I do.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Why my teeth color is yellowish. I brushed everyday 2 to 3 times in a day. And a hole is thread in my left side 4 the...
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. get the hole filled as soon as possible.
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You can exercise for healthier gums as well

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
You can exercise for healthier gums as well
You can exercise for healthier gums as well. Gently bite down so as to make sure that your teeth make a clinking sound when they meet. Repeat this 30 to 40 times continously. This exercise will stimulate the flow of blood and will keep your gums healthy.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
A root canal treatment is required to fix a tooth pulp which gets inflamed, infected or becomes dead.

Hi. I'm 24 yrs old. My gums are bleeding. I'm worried that it will lead to bad breath. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I think you have developed gingivitis(bleeding gums) which causes bleeding. Get scaling (cleaning)done which might reduce your bleeding to some extent and this will also help you in reducing bad breath. Do flossing and use mouthwash.
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Hi sir, I am 33 years old male. I am non smoker and non alcohol, and I am vegetarian, but I am worried about bad smell from my mouth while talking, it will started after few hours of brushing. please tell me what to do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Hi sir, I am 33 years old male. I am non smoker and non alcohol, and I am vegetarian, but I am worried about bad smel...
Get scaling done. Plaque or tarter deposition between gums and teeth also causes bad breath or halitosis. If symptoms persist after scaling consult your doctor for proper investigation to rule out the cause of halitosis. Dry mouth, abcess in tooth, gum disease, food impaction between teeth, some infections like sinusitis and lung infection may also cause bad smell. Rinse your mouth with alcohol free mouthwash. Brush regularly two times daily. Floss your tooth to prevent food impaction.
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My front teeth is having black spot can it be rectify without taking out of teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
My front teeth is having black spot can it be rectify without taking out of teeth?
If its just an external staining then it can be removed by stain remover by a dentist. I can be pit caries (decay) also which has to be drilled and filled with an appropriate material.
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I have a problem in my teeth .although I am taking care of it. What should precautions I need.

BDS, D.pharm
Dentist, Chennai
I have a problem in my teeth .although I am taking care of it. What should precautions I need.
1. Proper Brushing One of the easiest steps to do to help your teeth keep clean. When brushing your teeth, position the bristles at an angle of 45 degrees near the gum line. Both the gum line and the tooth surface should be in contact with the bristles. Brush the outer surfaces of the teeth using a back-and-forth, up-and-down motion, making sure to be done gently in order to avoid bleeding. To clean the inside surfaces of the teeth and gums, place the bristles at a 45-degree angle again and repeat the back-and-forth, up-and-down motion. Lastly, brush the surfaces of your tongue and the roof of your mouth to remove bacteria, which might cause bad breath. Try to brush at least twice a day to prevent acid buildup from the breakdown of food by bacteria. However, if your work or activities prevent you from doing this, thoroughly rinse your mouth with water after eating to minimize the amount of food that would serve as substrate for the bacteria. 2. Flossing! We know, it’s a chore and alot of times forgetful after brushing if rushing out the door or heading to bed. However, flossing can help you remove food particles and other detrimental substances that brushing regularly cannot. Flossing allows you to reach deep between your teeth where the toothbrush bristles cannot reach or even mouthwash cannot wash away. We recommend flossing at least once a day. 3. Avoid Tobacco This will be a big favor to your teeth. One, it will save you from oral cancer and periodontal complications. Two, it will save you from the countless ill effects caused by the agents used to mask the smell of tobacco. For example, if you smoke a cigarette, you may use candies, tea or coffee to mask the smoky breath and odor. This doubles the amount of damage caused. 4. Limit Sodas, Coffee and Alcohol Although these beverages contain a high level of phosphorous, which is a necessary mineral for a healthy mouth, too much phosphorous can deplete the body’s level of calcium. This causes dental hygiene problems such as tooth decay and gum disease. Beverages containing additives such as corn syrup and food dye can make pearly white teeth appear dull and discolored. Therefore, it is best to choose beverages like milk, which helps strengthen teeth and build stronger enamel, giving you a healthy, beautiful smile and water which hydrates your body longer than sugary drinks. 5. Consume Calcium and other Vitamins that are good for the body You need plenty of calcium for your teeth. It is essential for the teeth as well as your bones. It is better to drink milk, fortified orange juice and to eat yogurt, broccoli, cheese, and other dairy products. You can also take a calcium supplement, taking different doses according to your age and necessity as per prescription. Calcium and Vitamin D are necessary for maintaining the health of gums and teeth. Vitamin B complex is also essential for the protection of gums and teeth from cracking and bleeding. Copper, zinc, iodine, iron and potassium are also required for maintaining healthy dental hygiene. 6. Visit Your Dentist You should visit your dentist at least twice a year to have a full hygiene treatment performed. Also at these appointments, a comprehensive exam is taken with x-rays to help detect and prevent future dental treatments from occurring. 7. Use Mouthwash along side brushing and flossing Mouthwash is not particularly necessary and not all mouthwashes are useful. Mouthwashes containing Listerine our chlorine dioxide are very helpful because they help to kill and maintain the bacteria in your mouth. It can help maintain good breath as well as help maintain strong teeth. Mouthwash cannot do all the work but if your are already brushing, flossing, visiting the dentist and eating well, mouthwash is the cherry on top that will make your dental health great. 8. Having a toothache or noticing other dental symptoms If you are having tooth and jaw pain make an appointment as soon as possible. Your dentist needs to diagnose the underlying cause and correct it before it turns into a greater problem. 9. Look at the Big Picture Everyone understands that you should take care of your teeth to avoid toothaches, maintain your looks and keep dental bills at bay. Many people, however, don’t understand how crucial oral health is to our total health picture. Tooth problems can lead to diabetes, heart disease, systemic infections, an inability to eat or speak properly and other maladies – some life-threatening. Crooked or crowded teeth can contribute to gum disease that can eventually lead to tooth loss. Straight teeth are no longer just for looks. 10. Clean your tongue Clean the surface of your tongue daily. By using a professional tongue cleaner you remove countless bacteria that otherwise live, particularly on the rougher top surface of your tongue. These can contribute to bad breath (halitosis) and negatively affect your dental health.
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Massaging your gums

BDS, Certified Endodontist, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Siliguri
Massaging your gums daily with eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth will increase the blood activation and will keep your gums healthy and safe.
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Hi i am Suffering from mouth ulcer since 8 to 10 months and unable to eat anything I am on fruit diet only as there is inflammation in my tongue I can not eat anything and I have lost 5 kg weight, and I become so weak. I have done all the test and the test are mostly normal. Please advice me regarding this matter.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi i am Suffering from mouth ulcer since 8 to 10 months and unable to eat anything I am on fruit diet only as there i...
1. Apply glycerine 2. Drink milk and ensure that you don’t drink immediately maintain some milk over the ulcer area. 3. ALOCLARE MOUTHWASH 4.Gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. 5.Honey 6.Tulsi7.Poppy Seeds Poppy seeds – khus-khus in Hindi 8.Liquorice Called mulethi in Hindi, adhimadhuram in Tamil, 9.Ghee 10.Drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. 11.Castor oil also has wonderful cooling property; apply a little oil to your scalp and the soles of the feet, allow the oil to soak in for a few hours and then wash with warm water.
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Halitosis - Bad breath

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Halitosis - Bad breath

There are thousands of living organisms which are living in the mouth and some of them produce a fetid smell.

People who do not clean their mouth, tongue and teeth properly have more of these bacterias. Saliva checks the growth of bacteria but during sleep, saliva production almost ceases and bacteria go on multiplying. Thus, many people complain that they have a bad odor from mouth esp. In morning on rising.

Many types of mouthwash are available in the market, all of them contain alcohol. They help for an hour or two and their excessive use produces more bad smell in the mouth than it was before their use.

The best way to stop bad odor from the mouth is maintaining good oral hygiene by brushing teeth properly twice daily along with cleaning of the tongue by a tongue cleaner. Homeopathic remedies can do rest of the work to stop bad breath.

Prevention of Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Prevention of Bruxism (Teeth Grinding)

 

If you know you cleanch or grind your teeth,during night or day time ask your dentist about the use of a Night guard,which prevents teeth grinding and TMJ pain.

BDS
Dentist, Ramanathapuram
Brush daily

I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments?
here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- Mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. for faster result you can go for TEETH BLEACHING from dentist...
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