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Dr. Swetha

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Swetha Dentist, Bangalore
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Swetha is an experienced Dentist in HSR Layout, Bangalore. She is currently associated with Prakash Dental & Medical Care in HSR Layout, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Swetha on Lybrate.com.

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Hello doctor, some black tiny sports arises my tongue I want to remove them pls give home remedies.

BDS
Dentist,
Hello doctor, some black tiny sports arises my tongue I want to remove them pls give home remedies.
Hi lybrate-user, the black spots in you tongue are due to excess pigmentation and it should not bother you in any way. But if you are aesthetically displeased with those there are minor surgical procedures to remove them, but no home remedies would help it.
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3 Reasons Why Summer is the Best Time for Kids to Get Braces

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
3 Reasons Why Summer is the Best Time for Kids to Get Braces

Crooked teeth pull down a child's morale in a big way. It not just impacts their chewing and looks, but also makes oral hygiene practices difficult for the child and the parent. Orthodontic treatment, which may involve removing a couple of teeth and realigning the other teeth is very popular to correctly align these teeth.

The entire process of this treatment starting from initial visits to diagnosis to completing treatment to follow-up is a prolonged one. While the time with the dentist is quite significant, the time for the child to adjust to the braces and come to terms with the new 'thing' in their mouth is also quite taxing.

This requirement of time followed by need of adjustment time makes summer the ideal time to get braces for the children. Read on to understand a little more on the same:

  1. Time/Scheduling: The summer holidays gives children enough time to make the numerous visits without having to affect their school routine. The child and the parent have to make numerous visits to the dentist, the initial oral examination, getting radiographs done, moulds done, removal of teeth if required, checking for their healing, getting the braces in place, and follow-up visits for adjustments. In addition, on the child's side, they need sufficient time to heal from the teeth removal, get used to the presence of the metallic braces (in most cases) in their mouth, and get used to the new oral care methods. Another thing to consider also is the proximity of the dental clinic and the availability of the orthodontist. Most clinics schedule the orthodontist visit on one day of the week to cover all cases. Also, most children are in their early or late teens when they go for braces and are therefore in important stages of their academics. Therefore, summer becomes the best time to go for braces without affecting the schedule.
  2. Oral Care: Having braces requires extra care from the child to learn oral hygiene measures. The braces make it easy for food particles to remain on the teeth, increasing chances of decay and gum disease. The child needs to make a conscious effort to keep this clean as developing decay during the treatment complicates the whole scene. Therefore, summer gives the ample time required to get used to the oral care routine.
  3. Safety: Children with braces who are into sports should start using mouth-guards to protect them from injury during contact sports. Again, summer is a time to indulge in sports, and this will give the child adequate time to adjust to the use of mouth-guards.

All these make summer the ideal time to go for orthodontic treatment.

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All About Hyperdontia

Master of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Gurgaon
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 get pain in my right eye whenever I look at bright light for example while driving and also when when my tooth pains.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I get pain in my right eye whenever I look at bright light for example while driving and also when when my tooth pains.
According tome your Eye pain has a nervous origin and gets triggereed by strong external impressions like Strong lights and internal factors like pains in the organs lying in the vicinity of eyes such as Tooth pain as the same nerve gets irritated that supplies your R.Eye. Homoeopathic medicine R-70 DROPS ( DR Reckeweg) Drink 15 drops in20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 30 days.
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BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Delhi
QUICK FACTS ABOUT ROOT CANAL TREATMENT
You may need RCT if you have:
1. Pain and throbbing while eating
2. Pain when eating/drinking hot or cold foods
3. Deep cavity which has been ignored for a long time
4. Injury to the face/ jaw in accident cases
5. Colour change/ darkening of the tooth
6. Pus discharge / swelling in the nearby gum
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I don't have a good dental placing. My teeth is not aligned properly. How to take care of my teeth properly.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I don't have a good dental placing. My teeth is not aligned properly. How to take care of my teeth properly.
Best is to consult a orthodontist for braces. This will help you to re align teeth to maintain them properly
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I am a 28 years old male and I have saliva issue. Whenever I sleep on sideways either left or right, a slight line of saliva comes out of my mouth making pillow wet, this sometimes becoming very embarrassing if I am staying the night at someone else's place. Even I speak after a long time, there is always saliva rolling up and down which may be visible to person watching me speak. Please advise?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am a 28 years old male and I have saliva issue. Whenever I sleep on sideways either left or right, a slight line of...
Hello, usually this complain comes from the very child hood along with nocturnal urination. However, tk homoeo medicine: @ calcarea carb 1000-6 pills, wkly. @ cina 200-6 pills, thrice a day. Tk, plenty of water. Go for meditation. Your diet be easily digestible. Tk care.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dentistry is not expensive but ignorance is. So dont ignore your dental problems and delaying it further may lead to increase in trouble , expenses and loss of tooth as well. Keep smiling
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Sir mere teeth mein peelepan ke saath teeth ke pichle hisse me kafi ganda hai. Aur kuch der k gap me khane par jabde me kaafi dard hota hai. please koi sujhaav de.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir mere teeth mein peelepan ke saath teeth ke pichle hisse me kafi ganda hai. Aur kuch der k gap me khane par jabde ...
Dear, you said you are suffering from smell and bad breath from mouth even after cleaning your teeth morning/evening, brush your teeth twice a day is right way to have clean teeth and good oral hygiene with this you need to keep check on your digestion also. Please visit dental surgeon for checkup and cleaning of teeth and maintenance of oral hygiene. Use colgate total paste and listerin mouthwash twice a day. Do rinse your mouth with listerine mouth wash.
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I am suffering with yellow teeth since 10 years doctors told me that you have florosis we can't do any action to change colour to white am feeling sad is any solution for my problem?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am suffering with yellow teeth since 10 years doctors told me that you have florosis we can't do any action to chan...
Hi yellow stains on teeth can be due to habit of gutka, tobacco, pan, alcohol and smoking. Quit these habit if you have as they cause some serious problems like cancer, submucous fibrosis and leukoplakia. In fluorosis there is white patches on the teeth.So you need to be investigated and diagnosed with the condition . After that treatment plan can be decided.
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Sir I have some normal problem I mean tooth pains regularly how solve this problem any toothpaste sir.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Sir I have some normal problem I mean tooth pains regularly how solve this problem any toothpaste sir.
Tooth paste will not help you any tooth pain. Tooth pain means the problem is already there for that you have to take treatment. After that you can do proper brushing to avoid problems in future.
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I am having pain in my teeth from last few days and blood also coming from it. What should I do to overcome it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am having pain in my teeth from last few days and blood also coming from it. What should I do to overcome it?
The type of treatment you have for toothache will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. • If your toothache is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. • If your toothache is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. • If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. • If your toothache can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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Instruments And Gadgets In Dentistry

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
Instruments And Gadgets In Dentistry

Dental treatment and procedures are performed after the education of skills and knowledge of around 5 years. So it us necessary to visit dentist and ask for the expert opinion for the need full.

To carry out these professional works in dental clinic and hospital dentist need a number of instruments and gadgets which they learn to work on.
Thus common people must understand these skills and gadgets which they cannot afford to buy and use on their own.

These gadgets and equipment are as follows. 
1. Opg and cbct xray machine. 
2. Ultrasonic scaler
3. Ultraviolet light emitter. 
4. Explores and forceps.
5. Elevators.
6. Mixing slabs, spatula and bowls.
7. Airotor and compressor.
8. Airotor hand piece and micromotor hand pieces.
9. Dental chair
10. UV chamber and sterilizer.
11. Bleaching lights.
12. Lasers
13. Endomotor
14. Apex locator
15. Condenser cutters and electric spreaders.
16. Suction machine.
17. Microscope
18. Files gutta percha branches spreaders paperpoints burs.
19. Dental materials and cements composites luting and bonding agents.
20. Physiodispenser
21. Piezoelectric device
22. Injection syringes and medicaments.

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hello Sir, Today morning after brushing I Got Light Blood From My Throat in My sputum just once after that I didn't get any blood is it normal or some serious? I never got this and this is the first time I Got This.

Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
Sir, Do you have any medical ailments. Are you taking any regular medicines. Use soft brush. Brush lightly for few days. If it recurs, Contact me for further instructions.
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I have gap between my teeth and I want them to fill so what should I do please suggest me.

MDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have gap between my teeth and I want them to fill so what should I do please suggest me.
Gaps between teeth are due to many reasons based on which trt is planned. So first visit dentist to find out d reason for gaps then you can plan for gap closure.
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I have spot on my teeth it is not going so I think for scaling is it any harmful effect or side effect please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have spot on my teeth it is not going so I think for scaling is it any harmful effect or side effect please help me.
Scaling does not cause harm. It has transformed the teeth of many people who were in need of it and their teeth and gums became much healthier as all the accumulated dirt was removed which cannot be done by just brushing. So if the spot on your teeth can be removed by scaling and if the dentist you visit suggests that you need it you can go for it without any fear. If your teeth have deposits it will definitely make them better and healthier. If you also maintain oral hygiene well after a scaling its effects will be much better.
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After Radiation for oral cancer, I got dry mouth and burning sensation on tongue, can it be restored? If could be restored then how?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Mouth dryness and burning sensation may continue after therapy. Salivary flow will gradually increase, but may not completely return to normal. To add moisture to your mouth it is helpful to Carry a water bottle to wet your mouth as needed.Drink at least eight glasses of water or juices per day.Keep caffeine at a minimum.Avoid alcohol and tobacco products.Moisten foods with gravies or sauces.Chew sugar free gum or suck on sugar free sour drops.Try artificial saliva.Ask your physician, dentist or nurse to recommend commercial products that are available for dry mouth.Use a cool moist vaporizer.
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Avoid Tobacco for better Heatlth

Advanced Aesthetics, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist,
Avoid Tobacco for better Heatlth

Avoid Tobacco,this will be a big favor to your teeth. One, it will save you from oral cancer and periodontal complications. Two, it will save you from the countless ill effects caused by the agents used to mask the smell of tobacco. For example, if you smoke a cigarette, you may use candies, tea or coffee to mask the smoky breath and odor. This doubles the amount of damage caused.

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I am 57 now, I have bleeding froms gums. I visited a doctor and am taking vitamin B. But still bleeding occurs while brusing and sometimes in evenings.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Blood sugar esp fasting blood sugar and Hb1-ac should be checked.High sugar can cause oozing blood .Gumex gum astringent, use of G-32 tablets, and Flagyl -400 mg thrice a day for 5 days, vitamin Becozinc 1daily for 15 days.Thorough scaling and Oral Prophylaxis to be done.
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