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Dr. Tanuja N. Murthy

Dentist, Bangalore

Dr. Tanuja N. Murthy Dentist, Bangalore
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Tanuja N. Murthy is one of the best Dentists in V S Dental & Hospital, Bangalore. She is currently practising at Dr. Tanuja N. Murthy@V S Dental College & Hospital in V S Dental & Hospital, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Tanuja N. Murthy on Lybrate.com.

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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dry mouth

Imagine the feeling of a thirst that is so strong it seems it will never be quenched, a constant burning sensation on the tongue, or lips that are constantly dry and cracked. Thirsty yet? Unfortunately, thousands of people, particularly the elderly, are affected by this condition called xerostomia or ?dry mouth.?

Dry mouth is not something to be taken lightly by any means. It can cause a lot of discomfort and have some extremely negative impacts on a person?s quality of life.

When a person has dry mouth, there is an increased risk of cavities and periodontal disease because there is less saliva to cleanse the teeth and gums. In addition, this condition is known to affect a person?s speech, taste sensation and ability to swallow.

When a patient?s salivary glands significantly decrease the production of saliva, or cease production altogether, there is a high risk of cavities or other oral diseases. Saliva is the mouth?s self-cleansing mechanism. It helps remove food debris and plaque from tooth surfaces.

A permanent feeling of dry mouth or decreased saliva flow can be caused by systemic-diseases such as: rheumatoid conditions, dysfunctional immune system, and hormonal and neurological disorders. Biological aging is a contributing factor to this condition, but does not cause dry mouth.

Dry mouth in others can be caused by radiation therapy directed at the head and neck region of the body, which can result in permanent damage to the salivary glands. In addition, there are over 400 drugs that can cause dry mouth as a side effect. The more common drugs are decongestants, diuretics, antihypertensives, antidepressants, and antihistamines.

Many patients that experience dry mouth complain of a sore or burning sensation on the tongue; dry, cracked lips, and at the corners of the mouth; and are often thirsty.

If patients exhibit these symptoms, they should immediately see an oral health professional. With a little extra care, dry mouth can be adequately controlled.

The WDA recommends those affected by dry mouth take the following precautions to keep the mouth wet and reduce the likelihood of cavities or periodontal disease:

Brush and floss teeth at least four times per day (after each meal and before bedtime)
Brush and rinse dentures after each meal
Keep water handy to wet the mouth at all times
Chew sugarless gum
Avoid tobacco, alcohol, sodas and foods high in sugar content
Use moisturizer on the lips to alleviate discomfort.
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My mouth smells bad. What should I do to have a fresh and good odour of my mouth? And also I experience bitter throat taste. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
My mouth smells bad. What should I do to have a fresh and good odour of my mouth? And also I experience bitter throat...
Get scaling done n brush your teeth twice a day n use dental floss n mouthwash n do warmsaline rinces 3-4 times a day n scrap your tongue twice day n tel me d status after 5 days.
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मुंह के छालों से बचने के घरेलू उपचार–

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
मुंह के छालों से बचने के घरेलू उपचार–
मुंह के छालों से बचने के घरेलू उपचार–

शहद में मुलहठी का चूर्ण मिलाकर इसका लेप मुंह के छालों पर करें और लार को मुंह से बाहर टपकने दें।

मुंह में छाले होने पर अडूसा के 2-3 पत्तों को चबाकर उनका रस चूसना चाहिए।
छाले होने पर कत्था और मुलहठी का चूर्ण और शहद मिलाकर मुंह के छालों परलगाने चाहिए।

अमलतास की फली मज्जा को धनिये के साथ पीसकर थोड़ा कत्था मिलाकर मुंह में रखिए। या केवल अमलतास के गूदे को मुंहमें रखने से मुंह के छाले दूर हो जाते हैं।

अमरूद के मुलायम पत्तों में कत्था मिलाकर पान की तरह चबाने से मुंह के छाले से राहत मिलती है और छाले ठीक हो जाते हैं
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There is pain in the end of my lower jaw. Perhaps a tooth is emerging. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
There is pain in the end of my lower jaw.
Perhaps a tooth is emerging.
What should I do?
Take an xray and send it to me if its in wrong eruption position then you need to remove coz you will have lot of pain related with swelling in future days.
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B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Kind of toothbrush to be used by adults:       We recommend a brush with soft bristles which helps in removing the plaque and debris thoroughly from the mouth.
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Teeth Cleaning : The Right Way

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
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Various measures to maintain the right oral hygiene

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Believe dental implants are often more economical than bridges. They are more conservative, have a high success rate, preserve bone and don't decay. In my experience, patients choose bridges over implants not because a successful implant isn't possible, but only because of higher up front cost. Implants are not only the standard of care, but a better value as well.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Believe dental implants are often more economical than
bridges. They are more conservative, have a high success
rate,...
Certainly yes. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need replacement with removable or fixed (bridges & implants) type of teeth. Implant fixation depends on the density, length & width of the bone. Cost varies with dentist. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Scrub gently to clean your tongue with a tongue cleaner. Floss all your teeth inter dentally & brush twice daily, morning & night, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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I am facing bleeding gums What should I do? Kindly suggest me valuable thought.. Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am facing bleeding gums
What should I do?
Kindly suggest me valuable thought..
Thanks.
Few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water to keep the area clean. - Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums.
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Sir I am Anmol a 17 years boy. Sir, my teeth are getting yellowish day by day even after brushing twice with Colgate. Please tell me what can I do. Any home remedy because it become frustrating for me to laugh with my friends or others. Please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I am Anmol a 17 years boy. Sir, my teeth are getting yellowish day by day even after brushing twice with Colgate....
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 44 year old I have cough problem and throat pain and bad breath problem I have done CBC blood test report says everything is normal so what to do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 44 year old I have cough problem and throat pain and bad breath problem I have done CBC blood test report says e...
Homoeopathic medicine------------------------------- antim tart 30 (sbl) drink 5 drops in 1 spoon fresh water or direct on tongue vvery 2-3 hrly--------------- hepar sulph 30 (sbl) dink 5 drops in 1 spoon fresh water 3 times daily----------------------------- glycerrhiza glabra 1x (sbl) chew 1 tab s. O. S.-------------------- tussistin cough syrup (wilmar schwabe india) take 2 spoon 3 times daily--------------------------
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Dear sir, I had recently undergone wisdom tooth extraction and was advised amoxycillin 625 for few days after that I am having mouth ulcers have taken b casolues but not benefitted from it please advise as my condition has agravated.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Amoxycillin can cause mouth ulceration in some patients. In addition to becasule capsules you can apply any anesthetic gel 3 to 4 times a day to get immediate relief from ulcer pain.
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I am 29 years old girl. I have pain in my eyes head cheekbones n area around. I cannot bend my head and do any work. Sometimes I have pain in my jaws also. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
I am 29 years old girl. I have pain in my eyes head cheekbones n area around. I cannot bend my head and do any work. ...
Your pain could be due to sinusitis, that is inflammation of sinuses due to infection. Sinuses are air filled spaces in facial bones around the nose, eyes and forehead. They get infected with throat infections. You should consult an ent specialist to treat sinusitis with antibiotics. If problem persists consult again.
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Hii my one of my teeth is paining while eating and it started paining from yesterday so tell me what should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hii my one of my teeth is paining while eating and it started paining from yesterday so tell me what should I do?
Hi, Apply Plantago Q/ few drops on cotton swab, place it on the affected tooth/ teeth and press it tightly, do it thrice a day. Orally, take Mag. Phos. 6x/ after every 2 hours. Do visit a dentist for proper diagnosis, share the reports with me. In case possible, will help you in treating your problem.
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I have gap in my teeth. Also my two front teeth are very wide, approx 10.5 to 11mm. My doctor is saying that before going for braces, I should have rct on both teeth and shape it to reduce its width. Is it good to go for rct and alter the natural teeth or should I go for braces without changing width of these two teeth.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have gap in my teeth. Also my two front teeth are very wide, approx 10.5 to 11mm. My doctor is saying that before g...
Hi rohan maheshwari, usually we do the changes such has reduction in size after the orthodontic treatment. But as you already have consulted a dentist who has seen you clinically, I would not counter his decision.
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My son is 5+ all his teeth have cavity he is horrified of going to dentist these are milk teeth. Will the new teeth also get affected?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Caries should be treated either filling or capping. Because it will take few years to shed all milk teeth. Caries may cause pain. So it need to be filled. Avoid too much chocolates and sweetened food. Take care of his oral hygiene. Consult a good pedodontist.
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What I do to Do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than Regular toothpastes?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
What I do to Do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than
Regular toothpastes?
whitening toothpastes will whitens the teeth to some extent than our normal toothpaste.although for proper whitening,tooth bleaching can be done.
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Sir I have a teeth problem in my mouth my one teeth which is not in right place, that is towards front from all teeth and it also seems danger please help me and someone said me that this teeth will also effect your eyes so what can I do sir ? please suggest me.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Guntur
Sir I have a teeth problem in my mouth my one teeth which is not in right place, that is towards front from all teeth...
Hi. You can always get a cosmetic correction done for the tooth by using braces. Visit your nearest dentist for a proper analysis and treatment of your condition.
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Below in screenshot is my teeth cavity. Is it natural or it goes by time. Quite afraid tell wat to do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Below in screenshot is my teeth cavity. Is it natural or it goes by time. Quite afraid tell wat to do.
•If your cavity in the tooth is caused by decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •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.
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I have a problem after I sleep water is coming into my mouth. How the control it. Any home tips. Suggest me?

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
I have a problem after I sleep water is coming into my mouth. How the control it. Any home tips. Suggest me?
Hello lybrate-user, you may be having excessive salivation. But during day time we keep swallowing it, but during deep sleep swallowing reflexes are slow, so saliva droops out of the mourh on pillow. It may be due to 1. Side sleep posture 2. Sinus infection 3. Acidity.
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