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Dr. Sumithra L

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

11 Years Experience
Dr. Sumithra L BDS Dentist, Bangalore
11 Years Experience
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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
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.
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Dr. Sumithra L is one of the best Dentists in HAL, Bangalore. She has over 11 years of experience as a Dentist. She is a qualified BDS . She is currently practising at Sumukha Dental Clinic in HAL, Bangalore. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sumithra L on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - KLE Society's Institute of Dental Sciences - 2006
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BDS
Dentist, Guna
untreated gum disease can lead to sever periodontitis [pyorrhea] ,brain stroke and even heart attack.
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I am 50 years age andam having sensitivity in my left side upper part teeth I am using thermoseal tooth paste from last 6 months but not working what shall I do.

MDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Dear, if u are using thermoseal since 6 months and it is not giving you any relief then there are little chances of root exposure due to gum disease but other problems like caries or attrition wasting of tooth can be possibilities. U should now get a professional examination done by a dentist for the management of your problem. Thanks n healing regards.
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Is removing teeth is necessary when you are doing treatment of your teeth by braces.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Is removing teeth is necessary when you are doing treatment of your teeth by braces.
Actually removing of the teeth is necessary only when your teeth are crowded or needs to be shifted back but there are no spaces between the teeth so extraction is a way by which we make space to shift the teeth in proper allignment.
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How should I clean my teeth in home. Huge black spots r there. Tell me plzz sir/madam.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
How should I clean my teeth in home. Huge black spots r there. Tell me plzz sir/madam.
cleaning of teeth at home is possible by brushing twice a day and using mouth wash. you can use dental floss to clean interdental area. ince you should visit a dentist for thorough check up
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What Happens During A Routine Dental Check Up

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Post Graduation Certicate In Clear Aligner Therapy, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , Certificate In Advanced Endodontics,Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
What Happens During A Routine Dental Check Up

No one likes going to a dentist. People fear a toothache, let alone the treatment. Because of this, a lot of people end up in the dentist's chair only when the pain is unbearable and it is too late to save the tooth. Just like we have a routine health check up for the rest of our body, our teeth too need to be looked at by a dentist at regular intervals to spot that cavity right when it starts. A regular visit can also allow a quick clean up to keep your teeth shining white.

Here's what to expect during a routine dental check up:

  1. They'll check your history: Before you actually get to the dentist's chair, your dentist will want to know your entire health background. This is done either by you filling out a detailed form that the receptionist gives you or a junior dentist filling a medical record sheet after asking you questions. You'll specially be asked questions about any pain or symptoms you might be experiencing in your teeth and other things like medications, diabetes, arthritis, pregnancy etc. Each of these problems can have a direct impact on your dental treatment, hence revealing them to your practitioner in advance is very important. Also, be sure to discuss any concerns or anxiety you are experiencing. Most dentists know how to put their patient at ease. All it'll take is a quick chat to put you at ease.
  2. You'll get a cleaning: Just like the car gets a good wash before the mechanic can have a look, your teeth will get a good scrub before your dentist can address any problem areas. Cleaning involves scraping off built up plaque and tartar that collects above and below the gum line before flossing between and around every tooth to remove any plaque or food particles that are clinging on. You may also get a final shiny finish for your pearly whites at the end of the cleaning session.
  3. Your teeth will be examined: Your dentist will now use a metal probe with a small angled mirror to see behind and between teeth and gums, as well as check for the softening of tooth enamel and dentin. If you have a cavity or anything deeper, this is when it will surface. Once the doctor identifies a problem, they suggest the next course of action.
  4. You may get an X-ray: If the doctor finds a problem that needs fixing, he may ask you to take an X-ray to find out how deep the decay is. You'll be asked to bite down on a piece of plastic while the X-ray machine is placed against your cheek. Where possible, you can check if your doctor can do a digital X-ray which emits 90% less radiation.
  5. Results and advice: Based on your X-ray results and overall medical condition, the doctor may recommend various procedures to remove your existing decay and prevent new ones.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Chewing food from the unaffected side is preferable.
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Will the teeth loose its enamel if we bleach? What is the remedy to remove the plaque in teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Will the teeth loose its enamel if we bleach? What is the remedy to remove the plaque in teeth?
I advice you go for deep scaling (professional tooth cleaning) first and then use mouthwash 2 times in a day for 15days. Also I advice you warm saline rinses 2-3 times in a day for 15 days.
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I am 30 years old and my tongue coloured change in to blackish whats the problem doc what should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
take tab multi vitamines, tab neurobion forte 1tab daily for a month. tell me you are consuming tambacoo. welcome for further help.
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My gums are bleeding and smelling also. I am using sensodine Repair and protect toothpaste and oramint herbal mouthwash. Is it right medication for my gum problem or I have to do something more to cure my gum problem? So, doctor please help me out and guide me for my cure and healthy gums and teeth. Thanks!

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
My gums are bleeding and smelling also. I am using sensodine Repair and protect toothpaste and oramint herbal mouthwa...
Gums bleeding is due to infection in gums. Get scalling done by dentist. Take vit c tab for one week. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush, floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage your gums with your finger tips after brushing. Keep your tongue clean. Rinse your mouth well after each meal. Visit your dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs.
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I am 35 years old I has done the filling in my teeth right upper side. And adjoining of this filling teeth a teeth a half teeth has been damaged and there is black hole in the teethe sometimes its pain a little pains sometime not. Also confirm a good toothpaste for all tooth problem. Please help.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 35 years old I has done the filling in my teeth right upper side.
And adjoining of this filling teeth a teeth a ...
Get filling done in others also u may require rct and cap tooth paste can b selected of ur choice which u like for flavour taste etc
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Hello doctor, I have seen my mom tongue have black dots. What problem is this? Please tell me.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hello doctor, I have seen my mom tongue have black dots. What problem is this? Please tell me.
Black spots on tongue can be an alarming site and can prompt you to wonder what their cause is. but noneed to worry a these spots could be caused by one of many, mostly harmless, causes. Here are some of the causes of black spots on the tongue, 1.Hyper-Pigmentation Hyper-pigmentation occurs when there is too much pigment (which gives our skin, hair and eyes their colour) in a certain area. This can be a genetic trait, or it can develop on its own. This is a harmless condition . 2.Tongue Piercing Sometimes black spots can be left behind on the tongue as a result of a tongue piercing. In the areas where you had the piercing you may have lost pigmentation and this then leaves small black marks. 3.Oral Cancer In rare cases black spots on the tongue may also be a sign of oral cancer. For this reason it is very important to get them checked over by an expert. Do not panic prematurely. Other symptoms of oral cancer are lumps in the mouth and difficulty in swallowing. 4.Smoking/Drinking If you smoke a lot or drink excess amounts of alcohol, then you can develop what's known as a hairy tongue. Of course this isn't hair like that found on the head, but rather fungus that grows on the tongue that appears as black clusters. This will disappear on its own if you stop drinking or smoking and is yet another good incentive to do so. 5.Injury Of course the tongue is a fairly unusual part of the body and is in fact a muscle. As such it tends to react slightly differently to cuts and wounds than would a part of the skin and sometimes areas where you've bitten or hurt your tongue can appear as dark patches. Homoeopathicmedicine LACHESIS 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink2 drop direct on tongue twice daily for 2 months.
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I am 19 year old male. I have mouth bleed with sputum problem in only summer time what I do please suggest me.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
The sputum is blood stained or not. Also whether the mouth bleed startsand stps of its own or you apply some cotton over it.
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Root Canal Treatment

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Root Canal Treatment

Root canal treatment is the only option to save a tooth which is having severe pain or sensitivity to hot, cold, or sweets. And its a painless procedure as it is done under local anaesthesia.

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I have tooth pain since from last week kindly advise me same for healthy teeth. Thank.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have tooth pain since from last week kindly advise me same for healthy teeth. Thank.
The most common cause of toothaches in patients today is a simple dental cavity. Adv root canal treatment.
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It's about dental, my teeth is white but it's not perfect white I want my teeth perfectly white, Have any solution for this?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
It's about dental, my teeth is white but it's not perfect white I want my teeth perfectly white,
Have any solution fo...
If you already have white teeth then I think you should be happy with it. No teeth are perfectly white as shown in ads. But still if you wish you can go for bleaching.
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Dental Tips

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Dental Tips

Keeping your brush at a 45 degree angle while brushing so that the bristles do not hurt your gums.

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Hi Dr. my name is sahil. I m facing pain in my upper last tooth from the past 2-3days. please provide a solution.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi Dr. my name is sahil. I m facing pain in my upper last tooth from the past 2-3days. please provide a solution.
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. However, wisdom teeth are much more likely to grow in at an incorrect angle – even sideways – causing impaction that can radiate this pain to the teeth in front of it
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Doctor I can't open my mouth properly. I take pan masala with zarda. So now what to do. I am very tensed. Is their any remedy I can do at home. please suggest some medicine s. I will be grateful to you.

BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
Doctor I can't open my mouth properly. I take pan masala with zarda. So now what to do. I am very tensed. Is their an...
You're suffering from oral submucous fibrosis a precancerous condition immediately stop pan masala and see an oral and maxillofacial surgeon
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I was diagonized with cancer of intestine in September 2012 and was under surgical and chemotherapy treatment which have been successful and now I am free from this problem. 1. SKIN PROBLEM : For the last couple of months I have developed some skin problem on the sole of my Left foot. There appear cra cks/cuts on my left foot sole and skin too started peeling but did not come off. This problem is now spreading to right foot as well on my hand. We first consulted a family physician who prescribed an antifungal cream and tablet. The problem did not subside so we consulted a skin specialist according to whom this is allergic eczema. She stopped anti fungal cream and tablets. Instead she prescribed a cream containing steroid and salicylic acid. Even with this the problem persists. Please help. 2. DENTAL PROBLEM : I had front protruding tooth. For the correction of this one irresposible dentist had removed two upper and two lower teeth about forty years ago and I had wear dentures in their place. I have been visiting various dentists for dental problems including this and other teeth problems. For the last few months I am having pain while eating and upper molar teeth are sensitive to cold drinks etc.X rays have been taken and examined by two good dentists. They opine that this is no dental problem but is due to weak gums. They adivsed applying gumex etc. What should I do? 3. While I was operated for cancer I developed hernia which according to the operating surgeons is not threatening. I have been going for periodic tests and check ups. Pleae advise.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
I think loss of anterior teeth have ended you into a tmd problem I.E wear of posterior teeth and high occlusal forces. Get yourself checked by a tmd specialist for an occlusal equilibration
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