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Dr. Surendra Kumar

Dentist, Bangalore

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Dr. Surendra Kumar is a trusted Dentist in V S Dental & Hospital, Bangalore. He is currently practising at V S Dental College & Hospital in V S Dental & Hospital, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Surendra Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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What Causes Tooth Decay ?

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What causes tooth decay?

Bacteria and food can cause tooth decay. A clear, sticky substance called plaque is always forming on your teeth and gums. Plaque contains bacteria that feed on the sugars in the food you eat.

As the bacteria feed, they make acids. The acids attack the teeth for 20 minutes or more after you eat. Over time, these acids destroy tooth enamel, causing tooth decay.

Things that make you more likely to have tooth decay include:

- Not brushing and flossing your teeth regularly and not seeing a dentist for checkups and cleanings.
- Eating foods that are high in sugar and other carbohydrates, which feed the bacteria in your mouth.
- Not getting enough fluoride. Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay by making teeth more resistant to acids produced by plaque.
- Not having enough saliva. Saliva washes away food and harmful sugars, so it helps protect your teeth from decay. A dry mouth may be caused by a condition such as xerostomia or sjögren's syndrome, by taking certain medicines, or by breathing through your mouth. Older adults are more likely to have a dry mouth.
- Having diabetes.
- Smoking
- Chewing tobacco.
What Causes Tooth Decay ?

If a person in has a heart cancer and blood clots comes through mouth with saliva then what's this signifies? Please suggest me properly please.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist
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No significance of blood clot and heart cancer blood is comming form mouth may be because of gums swelling (gingivitis). If patient is taking pain killer or anticoagulant gums bleeds more

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Consumption of hard and crunchy food items should be avoided when one is undergoing orthodontic treatment.

My teeth are looks yellow and black. I cleaned it twice a day but there is no changes what should I do?

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My teeth are looks yellow and black. I cleaned it twice a day but there is no changes what should I do?
May be dere a calculus deposition. Don't ignore it otherwise it may lead to gums infection which later on creates heart troubles.

I usually suffer from mouth ulcers. It gets spread all over my mouth including throat. I can't even eat or drink anything. It's really very painful. I only prefer homeopathic medicine. Please help me.

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Take multivitamin tablet a to z once daily after meal for 15 days, it should help u, in case the ulcer lasts for more then 3 weeks den visit a nearby dentist & get it diagnosed.

I am 33 years old and my upper front teeth are have gaps in between, and also one was broken replaced with ceramic one it has become pale yellow, kindly suggest treatment and cost also.

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I am 33 years old and my upper front teeth are have gaps in between, and also one was broken replaced with ceramic on...
You can go for vaneer it wil make tooth look good cost is high and in private and cheap in dental colleges.

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
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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 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.

Sir I m 17 years old, my 2 teeth (mole) have 80% lost due to cavity and I have applied for indian air force, sir is this make any problem in air force medical test? What can I do?

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Having cavities is not a serious problem at all. Cavities which are not too deep can be excavated and be restored by a dental cement. Cavities that are very deep can be cured by root canal treatment followed by crown ( cap ). For better prevention of cavities , 1- Follow proper brushing technique. 2- Brush twice a day 3-clean your teeth immediately every time after you eat fiid or liquids. 4- Undergo scaling ( cleaning of teeth) at the interval of every 5-6 months. 5- Visit dentist for regular oral cavity check up every 4 months for the early diagnosis and prevention of dental diseases. Wish you Healthy and fast recovery. All thr best for your Indian Airforce Selection God Bless You, Jay Swaminarayan.

How can I make my teeth whiter?

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
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How can I make my teeth whiter?
Hello thanks for the query natural tooth colour ranges from yellowish white to grayish white. Deposits on the tooth surface like plaque and tartar makes the tooth look yellowish. If it's because of deposits than you have to undergo scaling (teethcleaning) if it's natural than you have to undergo chemical teeth whitening (bleaching) thank you

Is it possible that if root canal treatment is not done properly or by inefficient dental surgeon may lead to internal tumour near the tooth ?

MDS - Orthodontics
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Basically root canal is done to remove the infection within the tooth along adjacent root area infection and restore the tooth structure when it become infection free. If root canal is not done the infection may progress to adjacent root area and may lead pain, swelling or pus discharge with gum swelling too the term is not the internal tumor .

Tips to Maintain Healthy Teeth

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If chewing food and retaining a sparkling smile is not enough for you, avoiding toothaches and a visit to the dentist could be reason enough to maintain healthy teeth. Ignoring your tooth health can lead to many problems. Answer yourself the following question. Would you like your teeth inside your mouth or in a glass tumbler beside your bed at nighttime?

If you opted for the former, then going through the following tips and advices will go a long way in helping you sustain healthy teeth. They are:

1) Brush and floss twice a day
Brushing and flossing twice a day, on a regular basis will help you maintain healthy teeth and gums in the long run. The ideal time to brush your teeth is 20 minutes after a meal. Opting for a toothbrush with a small head and soft bristles gives you better access to even the deeper portions of your mouth, thus providing comprehensive cleansing to your teeth. Moreover, softer bristles are generous on your gums as well.

2) Nutrition
Whatever you eat, either protects you or makes you more susceptible to diseases and disorders. This stands true for your oral health as well. As such, choosing the right foods early in your life is of vital importance. Foods such as cold drinks, cakes, candies and other such sugary substances facilitate the growth of germ and bacteria in your mouth, resulting in plaque and cavities. Choosing foods that are low in starch and sugar will reduce the development of germs and help eradicate cavities or plaque in the long run.

3) Smoking
Even the pack of smoke that you buy endorses smoking is injurious to your general health. Smoking causes reduced flow of blood to the mouth, which resultantly leads to increased chances of periodontal disease and mouth cancer. Smoking, moreover causes a decline in the ability of the bones and tissues to revascularize (self-heal). All else apart, just stop smoking.

4) Chewing gums
Chewing gums are highly beneficial especially after a meal. They not only increase the flow of saliva in your mouth, but also improves the flow of blood to your brain, thus enhancing your alertness by close to 10%. In addition, chewing gums help neutralize the acid in your mouth, thus helping you cleanse your mouth.
Tips to Maintain Healthy Teeth

I have yellow mark on my teeth. What should I do to remove my yellow mark on my front teeth?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
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I have yellow mark on my teeth. What should I do to remove my yellow mark on my front teeth?
Visit your dentist to know if you are suitable to undergo teeth bleaching. If yes then it can whiten your yellow portions.

What causes unnecessary and excessive yawning?

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Lack of proper work out and tiredness can cause excess of yawning. Be careful not to open mouth too wide while doing so.

Hi I want to go for crowns and veeners for my complete upper and lower jaw as I have stained teeth. Please suggest me an economical option, as per some dentist it will cost around Rs. 1,50,000.

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You will need to first check out what stains you have on your teeth. If those are minor then maybe scaling, polishing and bleaching can take care of it. In case you still need to go for veneers, then usually the front 6-10 teeth in the upper and lower jaw are treated, which will get you that perfect smile. The cost varies according to the veneer material used and also who is doing it. Just enquire around and get it done from someone you trust fully.. And remember.... "price is what you pay, value is what u get" Keep smiling :)

Hello, I have teeth sensation in my lower front teeth. I brush times with sensodyn but still sensation and slight pain is there in gum. Please guide me. Thanks

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Apply the paste on the sensitive teeth keep it for 3 min then wash again brush with that paste continuously so your sensitivity will go

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To maintain the health of your teeth, avoiding coffee, cigarettes, sodas and sour candies is preferred by us.

I think one of tooth is rotten. It turned into black and it is hurting the right jaw so badly. Is there any first aid I could do before going to doctor to avoid the pain. Any medicine I could by at the medical shop without prescription.

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I think one of tooth is rotten. It turned into black and it is hurting the right jaw so badly. Is there any first aid...
Take dolo 650mg twice daily, but we need to analyze by taking the xray, so visit your dentist regularly as soon as possible.

How to maintain clean and white teeth?

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How to maintain clean and white teeth?
Brush regularly twice daily with proper brushing technique. Get your teeth check up done after every six months.

I chewing tobacco last 4year and closed my mouth I quit tobacco please help open my mouth.

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I chewing tobacco last 4year and closed my mouth I quit tobacco please help open my mouth.
you are suffering from oral submucous fibrosis, you have to visit our clinic to get cured from this problem as I have done my masters in this subject.

Black patches are caused on tongue What will be the reasons and remedies.Please tell.

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Oral thrush is a fungal infection which occurs due to dry mouth, uncontrolled diabetes and weak immune system with debilitating disease or patient on corticosteroids. You may need fluconazole & renal safety dosage of amphotericin b (iv drugs to be used only with the advice of oral & maxillofacial surgeons). Kindly consult an oral & maxillofacial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need candid ointment until then. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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