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Dr. Suma

MDS

Dentist, Bangalore

11 Years Experience
Dr. Suma MDS Dentist, Bangalore
11 Years Experience
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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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BDS
Dentist, Ambala
Our teeth are as important as the rest of our body parts. So, cleaning them for at least 2 to 3 minutes is necessary for their health. 
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I want advice on normal denture or implants as I have 6 lower front teeth and upper 8 doctor says that remove all lower for denture please advise.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I want advice on  normal denture  or implants as I have 6 lower front teeth and upper 8
doctor says that remove all l...
It will spend on the periodontal health of standing teeth n their location if they r in good health implant, flexi partial, cast partial or conventional partial dentures can b given.
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Whitening / Bleaching

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Whitening / Bleaching
Everybody loves a bright white smile, and there are a variety of products and procedures available to help you improve the look of yours.

Many people are satisfied with the sparkle they get from daily brushing and regular cleanings at your dentist’s clinic, but if you decide you would like to go beyond this to make your smile look brighter, you should investigate all of your whitening options.

Start by speaking with your dentist. He or she can tell you whether whitening procedures would be effective for you. Whiteners may not correct all types of discoloration. For example, yellow-ish hued teeth will probably bleach well, brownish-colored teeth may bleach less well, and grayish-hued teeth may not bleach well at all. If you have had bonding or tooth-colored fillings placed in your front teeth the whitener will not affect the color of these materials, and they will stand out in your newly whitened smile. You may want to investigate other options, like porcelain veneers or dental bonding.

If you are a candidate for whitening there are several ways to whiten your smile:

• In-office bleaching. This procedure is called chairside bleaching and usually requires only one office visit. The dentist will apply either a protective gel to your gums or a rubber shield to protect the oral soft tissues. A bleaching agent is then applied to the teeth, and a special light may be used. Lasers have been used during tooth whitening procedures to enhance the action of the whitening agent.

• At-home bleaching. Peroxide-containing whiteners actually bleach the tooth enamel. They typically come in a gel and are placed in a specially made bleaching trays. Usage regimens vary. There are potential side effects, such as increased sensitivity or gum irritation. Speak with your dentist if you have any concerns.

• Whitening toothpastes. All toothpastes help remove surface stain through the action of mild abrasives. "Whitening" toothpastes have special chemical or polishing agents that provide additional stain removal effectiveness. Unlike bleaches, these products do not change the color of teeth because they can only remove stains on the surface.
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I do have half broken front teeth. What treatment should I follow or what are the various option do I need to consider in order to get back my smile. Is there any other option other than replacing my broken teeth with the new one. If yes, then how much it will cost. Kindly suggest me. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I do have half broken front teeth. What treatment should I follow or what are the various option do I need to conside...
This depends upon the extent of broken part if it is involving nerve then rct will done and then either by composite build-up or crown. Rct-3000, build-up 1500. If not done with build-up then crown r ranges from 3000 to 15000.
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My teeth are pretty inside but when I close my mouth my lips like they are out. Suddenly looks different.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My teeth are pretty inside but when I close my mouth my lips like they are out. Suddenly looks different.
Consult a orthodontist u may require braces it may take about nine months n than retainers for another nine months
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I have dental problem. I get sensitivity and due to that I am not able to concentrate on things. Please guide.

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Homeopath, Delhi
I have dental problem. I get sensitivity and due to that I am not able to concentrate on things. Please guide.
Mr. Lybrate-user I suggest you to take homoepthic med. Plantago 30 and chamomilla 30 tds for 1 month solve your problem ok.
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Sir I am suffering from lefjaw side portion swelling. Since last 5 days or 6 days Although I did not got any sort of pain and injury in that portion. I consult a dentist and he done opg x-ray and said there is no problem except 8th tooth s erupting. He prescribed Clavam 625mg 1×2 5 days Vito m 1×2 5 days And a pain killer on s. O which I am not taking As I have no pain at all. Please tell me take measures to subside swelling soon and is the prescription OK.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I am suffering from lefjaw side portion swelling. Since last 5 days or 6 days Although I did not got any sort of ...
Wisdom teeth usually make their appearance between the ages of 17 and 21, though it's possible for them to push through earlier or later. Referred to as your" third molars, these four teeth begin to push through the skin like any other tooth, which can cause pain or swelling. However, wisdom teeth are much more likely to grow in at an incorrect angle – even sideways – causing impaction that can radiate this pain or swelling to the teeth in front of it. In such cases extraction of the 3rd molar is advisable.
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All About Hyperdontia

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
All About Hyperdontia

Hyperdontia is a peculiar and quite rare dental problem which involves the growth of excess number of teeth. It can appear during birth and last till the primary teeth fall out to be replaced by the permanent set of teeth, or appear with the rise of the permanent teeth. If a person shows a tendency to grow more than 20 temporary teeth or more than 32 permanent teeth, he or she suffers from hyperdontia. 

Where do the additional teeth occur?
The additional teeth or supernumerary teeth can appear anywhere inside the mouth or dental arch, but the most common ones are called wisdom teeth and they grow as anterior molars after a certain age. Extra teeth in new born infants are called natal teeth. Occurrence of more than 4-6 supernumerary teeth is rare, although there have been known cases of more than 30 supernumerary teeth. 

Why does hyperdontia occur?
1. Hyperdontia often occurs in association with a few select disorders like cleidocranial dysplasia, Ehler - Danlos syndrome, Gardner syndrome, and cleft lip and palate. 
2. Although the exact cause of hyperdontia has not yet been discovered, some studies have shown that it might be a result of over activity of dental lamina during the phase of tooth development in infancy. 
3. It could also possibly be due to genetic or environmental factors. 

What problems does it pose and how can hyperdontia be corrected?
1. The existence of extra teeth often causes problems in speaking.
2. It may also cause deformation in the mouth region, and impediments in a lot of other functional activities like eating. 
3. In rare cases, the extra tooth/teeth may be agents of tumors or cysts. 
4. Therefore, treatment must be swiftly undertaken so as to remove the extra teeth and prevent rise of further teeth in the same spot. 
5. Sometimes, hyperdontia also leads to overcrowding and misshapen rows of teeth; this can also be corrected with extensive procedures.

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I am from from himachal pradesh I am suffering from teeth problem and sensitivity what should I will do for that ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am from from himachal pradesh I am suffering from teeth problem and sensitivity what should I will do for that ?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. 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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My mom is suffering from gum bleeding, from last 2days. What treatment should be taken?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My mom is suffering from gum bleeding, from last 2days. What treatment should be taken?
Hi, she might be suffering from gingivitis. Get scaling (cleaning) done. Clohex mouth wash daily twice.
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Hello, I am 34 year old male and I have a dry mouth for last 4 months. When I drink water after 30 minut I need to water. What should I do ?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
is dry mouth associated with dry eyes also?keep sipping water thruout the day..are u a chronic smokere? use Wet mouth liquid from ICPA pharmaceuticals to keep mouth moist
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For wearing braces is there any age inundation and what r the costs of braces in Lucknow? Does braces assures the complete alignment of teeth?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
For wearing braces is there any age inundation and what r the costs of braces in Lucknow? Does braces assures the com...
Hello, there is no age limit for orthodontic (braces) treatment. It is the most common and safe treatment for alignment of teeth. It would cost you around Rs 15,000-40,000/- depending on the case.
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Dear sir my last teeth of both side has a hole nd it used to excrete blood nd whenever I wake up in the morning it used to stink like anything will you pleas tell some preventing method for it. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Dear sir my last teeth of both side has a hole nd it used to excrete blood nd whenever I wake up in the morning it us...
you may need some antibiotics for pus discharge. you will also need to get the tooth treat with filling or root canal treatment
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Sir I want to have braces for teeth, what is the process for getting them and how much it cost. Waiting for your reply.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir I want to have braces for teeth, what is the process for getting them and how much it cost. Waiting for your reply.
Go to a orthodontist, tell your esthetic problems you face, he will make records of your teeth, then you can go for metal brackets or tooth coloured brackets, then banding and bonding of brackets will be done, it usually takes 1.5 weeks for all this, treatment duration will be around 8-15 months depending upon the problem, best of luck.
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Hello, i have sensitivity problem to my teeths, i canot eat hot and cold anything. Tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Use suitable desensitizing paste of some good brand like Colgate pro sensitive .Sensodyne/sensodent-K .
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Hello, I am 23, female. I was told that I have anosmia. I lost my sense of smell gradually from the age of 15 onwards. I have undergone ct scan, the doctor said there were little polyps and gave me spray duonase. I have undergone septoplasty with bilateral fess to treat septum deviation because the doctor thought that anosmia was due to this. It has not restored my smelling power. Please help.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Anosmia treatments if nasal congestion from a cold or allergy is the cause of anosmia, treatment is usually not needed, and the problem will get better on its own. Short-term use of over-the-counter decongestants may open up your nasal passages so that you can breathe easier. However, if the congestion gets worse or does not go away after a few days, see your doctor. You may have an infection and need antibiotics, or another medical condition may be to blame. If a polyp or growth is present, surgery may be needed to remove the obstruction and regain your sense of smell. If you suspect a medication is affecting your sense of smell, talk to your doctor and see if there are other treatment options available that won't affect your ability to smell. However, never stop taking a medication without first talking with your doctor. Sometimes a person will regain his or her sense of smell spontaneously. Unfortunately, anosmia is not always treatable, especially if age is the cause. But there are steps you can take to make living with the inability to smell more pleasant and safer. For example, put fire detectors and smoke alarms in your home and office and take extra care with leftovers. If you have any doubt about a food's safety, don't eat it. If you smoke, quit. Smoking can dull your senses, including your sense of smell.
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I got scaling and polishing done of my teeth some one month back. But for last 2-3 days my gums are bleeding on their own. It is happening around 2-3 teeth in the front side. Please suggest me some remedies for that. Thank you.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I got scaling and polishing done of my teeth some one month back. But for last 2-3 days my gums are bleeding on their...
Try flossing the teeth where you can see bleeding. Also try brushing after meals. Rinse with warm salt water 4-5 times a day too.
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I am 25 year's old female. I am suffering from cavities in my 4 teeth. What can I do?

Dentist, Kolkata
Plz get the fillings done as soon as possible, otherwise there will be nerve n gum infection, leading to severe pain
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