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Dr. Swetha

Dentist, Bangalore

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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
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Dr. Swetha is a popular Dentist in Bangalore Hospital, Bangalore. You can visit her at Smile Architect Invisible Braces Center in Bangalore Hospital, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Swetha and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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My mouth is less opening from 20 years due to habit of gutkha, now mouth space is constant. I avert the habit of gutkha. Is it possible to increase mouth space. Inner skin is also stiff.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hi Mr. lybrate-user. Please increase the amount of water intake and do various wide mouth opening exercises. It will take time.
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Osteoporosis - Can It Impact Your Oral Health?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Osteoporosis - Can It Impact Your Oral Health?

Osteoporosis is an age related condition characterized by low bone density and fragile bones. Lack of calcium and vitamin D are the most common triggers of this condition. These are vital elements for healthy teeth as well. Osteoporosis has a direct relationship with oral health and can trigger a number of issues such as loss of teeth, gum and can cause periodontal disease. The effects of osteoporosis on oral health and affect more women than men. This risk increases when talking of menopausal women.

  • The jawbone is one of the areas that bears the brunt of osteoporosis. The loss of bone density in this area can cause tooth loss and make teeth loose. It can also affect the gum ridges that hold dentures in their place. This can result in ill fitting dentures that need to be frequently changed.
  • Medication for osteoporosis is also linked to dental health. In rare cases, antiresorptive medicines that are prescribed to strengthen the bones can lead to a condition known as osteonecrosis. This refers to the death of a bone due to poor blood supply. Antiresorptive medication can be administered orally or intravenously with the latter having a higher risk of triggering osteonecrosis. Though it affects the hips and shoulder bones in most cases, it can also affect the jaw bone. It is marked by pain, swelling, infection and exposed bone. Loose teeth, gum infections and numbness or heaviness of the jaw are also symptoms of osteonecrosis of the jaw bone.
  • The risk of suffering from osteonecrosis cannot be determined beforehand. Hence it is a good idea to see your dentist before or just after starting antiresorptive treatment for osteoporosis and to schedule regular checkups for the duration of your treatment. Dental problems if any should be treated before starting medication for osteoporosis. Osteonecrosis of the jaw bone is most commonly seen after undergoing a dental procedure that affects the jawbone and associated tissues such as a tooth extraction. Ideally, invasive dental procedures should be avoided if you are taking antiresoptive medicines. However, it can also occur spontaneously.
  • Biophosphonates are also commonly prescribed to treat osteoporosis. This type of medication slows down the breakdown of bone tissue. However, this can lead to the development of new bones. This is not a troublesome issue when it comes to bones like the hip, leg or arm bones but can be very disruptive if it affects the jawbone. This is because the jaw bone is constantly reforming and reshaping itself. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.
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I have underwent root canal treatment for my molar teeth 5 years ago but now I am having pain, swelling ,drainage in it from last 9 months and it is not continuous .Now what can be treatment.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I have underwent root canal treatment for my molar teeth 5 years ago but now I am having pain, swelling ,drainage in ...
You may need to remove the teeth.. But my suggestion is to take Homoeopathic treatment this time to stop the further progress of the disease...
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Hey sir, A little cyst found in under mouth near cheeks no pain will its harmful? How will treat this in home?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hey sir, A little cyst found in under mouth near cheeks no pain will its harmful? How will treat this in home?
If the cyst is asymptomatic than it is not going to harm you and we will have to get it removed surgically at a later date
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I have gingivitis problem and yellow teeth. What should I do cure my gingivitis and get white teeth?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
I have gingivitis problem and yellow teeth. What should I  do cure my gingivitis and get white teeth?
Gingivitis can be treated with professional scaling and polishing. Brushing twice in a day will help you maintain healthy gums.
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Hello doctor, I am having white patchy lesions in my mouth which us responsible increased sensitivity towards spicy food and I'm not able to eat even little spicy foods. Some doctors said that it is oral lichen planus. But it is auto immune disorder and can't be treated. Pls help with proper medications and prevention.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello doctor, I am having white patchy lesions in my mouth which us responsible increased sensitivity towards spicy f...
Yes it can be managed, first we need identify the cause in most cases it is due to stress that is why middle aged women are more prone to it, avoid spicy food, have more of green veges, raw tomato salads, some anti oxidant supplements followed by local application of immunomodulators, and if required mood elevators. Every individual reacts differently, so am sorry cannot be of much help to you online, we need to have a weekly then monthly and then yearly followup.
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Hi dr I am 23 year old, when I brush my teeth bleed automatically what should I do for it,

Post graduate certificate course of implantogy, BDS
Dentist,
Hi dr I am 23 year old, when I brush my teeth bleed automatically what should I do for it,
This may be because of inflammation of gums. Inflammation occurs because of food debris deposited around the tooth in gum. This condition is called as gingivitis. Treatment of this is deep cleaning of your gums & teeth. That also called as scaling. This can be done in dentist's clinic. So please visit to a dentist.
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I am 16 years old female and have a tooth paining from last 4 days and my teeth are yellow what should I do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I am 16 years old female and have a tooth paining from last 4 days and my teeth are yellow what should I do?
You can use the following medicine. Tab-enzoflam 2time in day tab-metrogyl 3time in day cap-omoxy 5oo 3time in day get your teeth clean by the dentist and also the bleaching treatment if require by that treatment you will get good white teeth
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Six Reasons You Need Regular Dental Checkup

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Six Reasons You Need Regular Dental Checkup

You may not look forward to a dental examination, but you can't avoid it. A dental checkup every six months is crucial to your dental health and to maintain that beautiful smile. Skipping a dental checkup may save you time and a little discomfort now, but can cost you much more pain, time and money in the long run.

Here are 6 reasons to maintain a regular dental check up schedule:

  1. Fight CavitiesA clean up is a big part of a dental examination. No matter how well you brush and floss, there will always be spots that you miss out on. With time, plaque and tartar can build up in these spots leading to cavities if not addressed in time. The worst part about cavities is that you can feel them only once the tooth has been damaged. Thus, if you skip your dental examination, you may need a filling instead of a simple cleaning.
  2. Prevent gum disease: Plaque and tartar affect not only your teeth, but your gums as well leading to diseases like gingivitis and periodontitis. These are marked by shrinking of the gums that makes teeth sockets loose and eventually lead to tooth loss. Gum disease treatment can be very painful and expensive hence it is best to get plaque and tartar cleaned regularly before they begin to cause a problem.
  3. A brighter smile: Your daily cup of coffee or tea can stain your teeth with time. Wine and cigarettes also contribute towards making your teeth look dull. A professional dental cleaning can help remove these stains and give you a brighter smile.
  4. Find hidden problems: X rays are also an important part of a dental examination. An X-ray can detect problems that lie under the surface like misaligned teeth, bone decay, tumors and cysts. These problems rarely show any symptoms in their early stages and hence without an X-ray you would have to wait for it to advance to a more painful stage before seeking treatment.
  5. Boost overall health: Regular dental checkups can also lower your risk for heart disease and stroke. In addition to checking your mouth, a dentist will also check neck, jaw and lymph nodes during a regular check up for swelling and other abnormalities. This can help in the early detection and treatment of a number of diseases.
  6. Detect oral cancerOral cancer is easily treatable if diagnosed in its early stages. However, the only way to diagnose this correctly is by visiting the dentist. A test for oral cancer is pain free and takes hardly any time.

So, think about it. Visiting the dentist may make you a little uncomfortable but in the long run is well worth.

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What is reason for Non healing ulcers. Why skin doesn't grow? How smoking Affects healing process. Does nicotine Deposit in blood vessels? Whether Amputation is consequence?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
What is reason for Non healing ulcers.
Why skin doesn't grow? How smoking
Affects healing process. Does nicotine Depo...
Non healing ulcers r suggestive of a developing cancer with uncontrolled diabetes n cigarettes smoke amputation may b the consequence nicotine does shorten lumen n can delay healing time
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