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Dr. Sushma Alam

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

19 Years Experience  ·  80 at clinic
Dr. Sushma Alam BDS Dentist, Bangalore
19 Years Experience  ·  80 at clinic
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Dr. Sushma Alam is a trusted Dentist in Bommanahalli, Bangalore. She has been a practicing Dentist for 19 years. She has done BDS . You can visit her at Neha Dental Clinic in Bommanahalli, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Sushma Alam on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - - 1998
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Indian Dental Association

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#101, Mangammanpalya Main Road, Bommanahalli. Landmark: Opposite to Adarsh ApartmentsBangalore Get Directions
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Painful growth on right corner of the joint of jaw and throat Consulted ent specialist and he said it is submandibular gland. What ll be my further treatment and what is this submandibular gland.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Painful growth on right corner of the joint of jaw and throat  Consulted ent specialist and he said it is submandibul...
Home treatments include: Drinking eight to 10 glasses of water daily with lemon to stimulate saliva and keep glands clear Massaging the affected gland Applying warm compresses to the affected gland Rinsing your mouth with warm salt water Sucking on sour lemons or sugar-free lemon candy to encourage saliva flow and reduce swelling Most salivary gland infections don’t require surgery. However, it may be necessary in cases of chronic or recurring infections. Though uncommon, surgical treatment may involve removal of part or all of the parotid salivary gland or removal of the submandibular salivary gland.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Brand of toothpaste does not matter but the way you brush does!
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I want to correct my jaw please tell me how many months it will take for a jaw surgery and how much it will cost.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I want to correct my jaw please tell me how many months it will take for a jaw surgery and how much it will cost.
hello, it would be better to see the case clinically with an x-ray so that a proper diagnosis can be drawn. the recovery from surgery can take upto 1 month and the cost ranges from Rs.1 lakh - 4 lakh.
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Hello doctor, I had buyed betadine mouth wash. Now how to use it. Please tell me doctor.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Solution: oral germicide for fast and soothing relief of sore throat and mouth sores. Breath freshener, where excessive bacteria in the mouth is present. Mouthwash for oral hygiene of postoperative or bedridden patients. Oral antiseptic before and after dental operations or tooth extractions. Ideal degerming soak for dentures and toothbrushes. Paint: treatment and prevention of infection, treating stomatitis or aphthous, or mouth sores. Solution: directions for use: sore throat and mouth infections: pour 20 ml (4 tsp) into a glass and gargle for 30 sec. Repeat 2-4 times daily or as required. Mouthwash: use 20 ml (4 tsp) full strength or diluted with an equal amount of water. Gargle for 30 sec. Repeat as desired. Paint: use undiluted to affected area twice a day.
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I had my first sitting of root canal treatment on my wisdom tooth as it was not properly emerged and got infected. The removal was a small OT and I was hesitant of that. The first sitting was a bit painful at times. Can RCT be painful? The doctor told me that the abcess was deep and that caused pain.

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Homeopath, Delhi
I had my first sitting of root canal treatment on my wisdom tooth as it was not properly emerged and got infected. Th...
Hi lybrate-user RCt is not painful as they put local anaesthesis and then you can not feel the pain. But when the sitting is done and the effect of anaesthesia is over then you can feel slight pain as the nerves are being operated so the dentist prescribes you painkillers for that time. So all in all no pain in the procedure. And do not take abscess or RCT lightly and should be done on time! Takecare.
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Dear Doctor, My daughter is having protruding and irregular teeth. She is 21. Also there is tooth crowding. Can she use braces to rectify the irregularities. Would like to rectify it with invisible braces. Is it possible without extractions? Thanks.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Faridabad
Dear Doctor, My daughter is having protruding and irregular teeth. She is 21. Also there is tooth crowding. Can she u...
Braces /Orthodontic treatment would help correct the problem quite effectively In cases of protruding teeth, teeth extraction is inevitable. For invisible braces, she can choose either Lingual braces or Ceramic braces.
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What should we do if we find small cavities prevailing in two of our teeth so as to keep them healthy and strong?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
What should we do if we find small cavities prevailing in two of our teeth so as to keep them healthy and strong?
Kindly get the cavities filled before they become deep and painful. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Sir mai 40 years ka hu maine 15 years tak gutkha (with tobacco) khaya hai. Past 4 years se bilkul chhor diya hai. Lekin mera mouth abi bi kam khulta hai, sirf 2 fingers jati hai. Pls iska upchaar batain. Thanks.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Sir mai 40 years ka hu maine 15 years tak gutkha (with tobacco) khaya hai. Past 4 years se bilkul chhor diya hai. Lek...
Hello lybrate-user. Habit of chewing tobacco products leads to submucous fibrosis which results in burning mouth, inability to open mouth. You need to go for intraoral injections which increases your mouth opening and practice mouth opening exercises daily. See a dentist soon and get the needful done.
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My teeth have become very ushaped and black. please tell how to make my teeth white?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth have become very ushaped and black. please tell how to make my teeth white?
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling or capping. 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. Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics.
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I am 29 year old male I have pain in my jaw and neck before it was pain on chest both side my all the reports regarding chest al are ok positive I have done lipid profile I have done echo and all test regarding chest all are fine. What to do some times its pain on ear also.

Fellow of Endoscopic spine surgery (FENDS) , Fellow of Interventional spine & pain (FISP) , MD-Anaesthesiology & Pain Medicine, Fellow of Pain Management (FPM) , DA( Gold medal-Anaesthesiology & Pain Medicine) , MBBS
Pain Management Specialist, Delhi
I am 29 year old male I have pain in my jaw and neck before it was pain on chest both side my all the reports regardi...
Hi lybrate-user, it seems you have pain at jaw & neck. I'd advise you to proceed ahead in this manner. First comsult a cardiologist to rule out any cardiac issue (i know you have done 2d echo, but sometime there is transient vasospastic angina which can give rise to such pain & echo can still be normal. Best way to rule out any cardiac pathology is to get dobutamine stress echo done, which will show any positive cardiac issue, which is missed in standard echo or even angiography). Once you have ruled out cardiac pathology then your pain could be due to cervical nerves (facet median branch or even disc herniation at lower cervical spine mainly c7/t1 nerves) or some other neural problem such as atypical facial/non facial neuralgia, which can only be confirmed on clinical examination, proper history & radiological investigation. For same you visit interventional pain specialist for proper diagnosis & further treatment. Hope it helps your query.
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I have yellowishness on my teeth because of fluoride and I have cleaned it once but did not get the whiteness and again my teeth are getting yellow, what should I do for clear whitening?

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
I have yellowishness on my teeth because of fluoride and I have cleaned it once but did not get the whiteness and aga...
flourosis / mottling is common due to the stains becoming intrinsic... you could opt for composite or ceramic veneers if cleaning and bleaching does not help get desired result
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I am suffering from teeth disease. It is affected by warm and being black with pit in the bottom. I want to remove it and replace bridge teeth. Is it good or what to do as you think? Please notify me.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I am suffering from teeth disease. It is affected by warm and being black with pit in the bottom. I want to remove it...
Hey. Look as you are just 26 years old. You shud try not to go for bridge n all. Try to save your teeth. Go for x-ray and after that if psbl rct and cap.
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Mai ab gutkha nahi khata lekin tobaco use karta hu. Ab mera muh kam khulta hai. Keval do ungli muh me jaati hai. Koi upay our medicine bataye.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
Mai ab gutkha nahi khata lekin tobaco use karta hu. Ab mera muh kam khulta hai. Keval do ungli muh me jaati hai. Koi ...
Jaise gutkha chhor diye tobacco bhi chhor do aap. Tobacco gutkha khaini beedi cigarette kattha paan zarda alcohol everything is bad. First step stop tobacco. 2nd step visit a dentist preferrably an oral maxillofacial surgeon. 3rd step get corticosteriod injections. 4th step do the exercise said by dentist. Feel with your finger the cheek from inside the mouth. Gaal ke andar kuchh mota mota aur rough jaisa hoga. That is fibrosis and us a dangerous symptom.
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I heard that Root canal treatment is a painful one. Can it be done in one sitting? Is there any alternative for Root canal treatment?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I heard that Root canal treatment is a painful one. Can it be done in one sitting? Is there any alternative for Root ...
It's done under anaesthetic agent so no pain yes in some clinics where they have laser steriliser it can b done in one sitting
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After root canel. I have pain in both adjacent theeth, it's 14 days pass what I should do?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Sir I think either root canal not properly done , when the root canal treated tooth comes in contact with the opposite tooth than also it will pain therefore without viewing the tooth I cannot advice anything further I can only say visit ur dentist who has done the root canal treatment or another dentist if u feel of not going to the same dentist.
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How Dental Flossing Can Be Important and Helpful

Post Graduate Fellowship In Micro Dentistry, Esthetic Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
How Dental Flossing Can Be Important and Helpful

Poor dental habits often invariably lead to complicated dental issues and hence expensive treatments. And, to maintain the general good health of your teeth, brushing is not enough. It is very important to regularly floss too.

Difference between brushing and flossing: For those who consider brushing and flossing to be similar, here is where the difference lies. While you brush your teeth, it's only the surface that gets cleaned. But the dirt that gets accumulated between the gaps of your teeth can only be cleaned by using a thin nylon thread, and that process is known as flossing. Avoiding flossing can lead to cavities and decay and also gum diseases at times.

Benefits of Flossing

  1. Reduces the risk of heart diseases: Periodontal diseases, that is, diseases of the teeth, gums and mouth, can lead to heart diseases. Thus maintaining oral health can reduce the risk of any major ailments manifold. It can also help you to avoid the risk of diabetes and high body mass index.
  2. Cleaner breath: Flossing cleans the dirt between the teeth that gets accumulated when we eat. The accumulated food, if not taken out, starts decaying and creates bacteria and results in bad breath, leaving a bad impression.
  3. Cleaner and glossier teeth: Flossing regularly keeps your teeth clean and white. It also makes your teeth gleam, making your smile more attractive.
  4. Keeps you healthy while you are pregnant: During pregnancy, some women suffer from enamel wear and gum diseases. Thus, flossing regularly even while you are pregnant can help you maintain your dental health.

Types of dental floss:

  1. Waxed and unwaxed dental floss: Waxed dental floss is much smoother than the unwaxed version, and as a result, moves more easily between the teeth. On the other hand, unwaxed dental floss can be a little rough to use in the beginning.
  2. Teflon floss: Made of Teflon, this type of floss is extremely easy to navigate between the teeth and rarely gets stuck between teeth.
  3. Thread floss: This one works just like the other flosses, but is simply made of a different material, that is, nylon.
  4. Tape Floss: As compared to the other type of flosses, this particular floss is a little thick and is suitable for people who have wider gaps between their teeth.

You can also stick to flossing aids for maintaining proper dental hygiene. They are usually perfect for people who find the conventional forms difficult to adapt to. However, such aids may be more expensive than regular flosses.

You can also use a toothpick or an interdental brush in case you wish to avoid flossing. Just make sure that the dirt comes out, no matter which method you take up! Keep Smiling!

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Tips for taking care of toddler teeth

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Tips for taking care of toddler teeth
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Kuch dino se jib aa gayi hai Gfolvin medicine liya lakin fayda nahi huwa. Please suggest me medicine. Thanx.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Kuch dino se jib  aa gayi hai Gfolvin medicine liya lakin fayda nahi huwa. Please suggest me medicine. Thanx.
Continue the medicines for 5 days taking it 3 times a day. Apply local ointment. Avoid oilly n spicy food completely. Eat more raw vegetables and fruits.
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Dental issue, I had cavity on my tooth, I sometime feel the pain, what should I do to minimize it.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Dental issue, I had cavity on my tooth, I sometime feel the pain, what should I do to minimize it.
Once there is a cavity/hole in your teeth, it can't b reversed bck to its good health by any home remedies. It requires definitive treatment n intervention by dentist like filling of tooth after cleaning the decay. If the decay is extensive, rct followed by capping'll b done.
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Beware of yellow teeth

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Beware of yellow teeth
Yellowness in teeth should not be taken lightly.
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