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Dr. Thanuj Kumar

BDS, (FAGE) Fellow of Academy of General Education

Dentist, Bangalore

16 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
Dr. Thanuj Kumar BDS, (FAGE) Fellow of Academy of General Education Dentist, Bangalore
16 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Thanuj Kumar is a popular Dentist in Banashankari, Bangalore. He has helped numerous patients in his 16 years of experience as a Dentist. He has completed BDS, (FAGE) Fellow of Academy of General Education . You can visit him at Sri Chowdeshwari Dental Clinic in Banashankari, Bangalore. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Thanuj Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - NSVK Sri Venkateshwara Dental College Hospital, - 2001
(FAGE) Fellow of Academy of General Education - Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal, - 2005
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English
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Karnataka State Dental Council

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#270/2, Sai Ram Complex, 5th Cross, 5th Block, Banashankari 3rd Stage. Landmark: Near to Kathriguppe Big BazarBangalore Get Directions
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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities as the bacteria in dental plaque changes them into acids causing initiation and progression of tooth decay.

Few days back I fell down and have a half broken front tooth.What can I do for it?

BDS
Dentist, Jhansi
Consult your dentist asap.There is no need to worry for the loss,you can rebuild the broken part aesthetically and functionally.
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My age is 30. My mouth is very bad smell from my throat. What is the reason&how can I cure it.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Reason of smell is not brushing twice daily, so start brushing after each meal ,get scaling done from a dentist and your problem shall be solved.
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I eat gutkha and now I have stopped eating. I can't open my mouth is there any medicine or exercise so that it can help me to open my mouth again.

BDS
Dentist, Betul
Tbought 25 to 30 icecream stick wrap it make bundle put it between upper & lower front teeth 5 minuts twice a day increase 1 sticks each day
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I have a mouth infection. I cannot eat any fast foods because of this infection. What I do to cure it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a mouth infection. I cannot eat any fast foods because of this infection. What I do to cure it?
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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Hii, This Q. is for my Hubby. He is 29 years old. He has horizontal wisdom tooth covered with gums. Their is no pain in the tooth. Should he remove that tooth or not? Thanks & Regards Himani Kapoor

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Asansol
i would ask him to go for extraction in a planned way. as you are aware of it that it is a horizontal one the there must be an episode wen it was painful and after x ray the dentist must have told you about the situation. he shd not wait for a painful episode better get rid of that tooth wen he is free
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I was getting some smell from mouth, what should I do now, either change tooth paste or consult any dentist actually earlierly I had cavity in and it was filled permanently, is there any solution for this problem. I was totally confused.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I was getting some smell from mouth, what should I do now, either change tooth paste or consult any dentist actually ...
Infections in the mouth, such as dental caries (tooth decay), periodontal (gum) disease or mouth sores related to other conditions may contribute to bad breath. Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. Dry mouth also can cause bad breath. Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath, You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then.
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I am experiencing severe tooth pain as root canal is broken. Should I remove the teeth or again should I undergo root canal? What will be the approximate cost for removing teeth? Please suggest me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am experiencing severe tooth pain as root canal is broken. Should I remove the teeth or again should I undergo root...
Depending on the Investigation it can be decided whether it is removed or re-root canal. If the root inside the bone is broken it need to be removed. Cost vary.
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I have dental fluorosis. I want to know is there any permanent remedy for it is available.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have dental fluorosis. I want to know is there any permanent remedy for it is available.
you can plan for ceramic veneers to mask the colour of teeth. it lasts long,and gives very good aesthetic results
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Oral Health Complications During Pregnancy

BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
Oral Health Complications During Pregnancy

Oral Health Complications During Pregnancy

Recent findings have reported that oral bacteria and their by-products can possibly pass the placental barrier keeping oral health at prime importance during pregnancy. An awareness related to oral health during pregnancy cannot be neglected or avoided in order to minimize the complications.

This article focuses on few points related to the necessity of oral health during pregnancy. 

Pregnancy comes with many responsibilities making expecting mothers more concerned about their health. However, many pregnant women may not be aware of oral health and its effect on the developing child. Negligence of oral health is quite common during pregnancy due to lack of alertness of oral hygiene and its effect on systemic health.

Moreover, pregnancy discomforts like frequent bouts of nausea, increased physical demands, weight gain or certain dental problems like pregnancy gingivitis or inflammation of gums may be dangerous to developing fetus.  

Risk of oral problems during pregnancy:-

Few common oral problems associated with pregnancy are as follows. 

Pregnancy Gingivitis: 

Hormonal changes during pregnancy leads to pregnancy gingivitis. It is a condition of bleeding gums, redness. Moreover inflammation, swelling and tenderness are also observed. Ignorance of such problems may lead to serious gum disease.  Frequent cleaning can avoid such dental issues. Progesterone levels are elevated during pregnancy which stimulates the production of prostaglandins and leads to inflammation of blood vessels in gums.

Tooth Decay:

Diet during pregnancy is of high importance. It is designed to nourish both mother and unborn baby. Diet rich in carbohydrates actually increases the risk of tooth decay. The morning sickness increases acid secretion in the mouth which is harmful to enamel. 

Pregnancy tumors: 

Overgrowth of tissue on gums in pregnant women are called as pregnancy tumors. They are noncancerous and generally observed in the second trimester of the gestation period. It is nothing but swollen gums between teeth. The bleeding and reddening of gums observed in such conditions.  

Periodontal disease and preterm birth:

Untreated gum disease or periodontal problems can development periodontitis characterized by inflammation and infection of the gums and supporting structures of the teeth. 

This ultimately leads to loss of supporting material and finally the teeth themselves. 

A study result has revealed that there is a relation between preterm birth and presence of gum diseases in the pregnant women. The reason is not yet known. 

However, research study findings have evidence that oral bacteria or their byproducts can pass placental barrier. This initiate inflammatory response leading to preterm birth. 

Another correlation exists between the gum disease and the increased rate of pre-eclampsia, a condition of high blood pressure during pregnancy. The positive correlation suggests that gum disease may cause stress to the blood vessels of the mother, placenta and the fetus.

The basic periodontal therapies like oral hygiene instructions, scaling, root planing and prophylaxis can substantially decrease the level of prostaglandin responsible for inflammatory response. 

The regular treatment and follow-up in pregnant women can maintain good oral health and minimize the risk of preterm birth. 

Dental treatment during pregnancy: 

The dental procedures mostly include the use of X-rays and use of anesthesia. In the case of pregnancy, these procedures can be used with precaution. 

Therefore, before sitting on dental chair patient should declare her pregnancy to the physician. Untreated dental infections can harm fetus as well as the mother. 

The emergency situations request use of dental radiographs which can’t wait. The radiation of dental x-ray is generally very low and precaution is always taken for lowest radiation exposure. A leaded apron including collar, shields can be used to prevent abdominal exposure to the x-ray radiation. 

Use of dental X-ray is not at all contraindicated in pregnancy when used with precaution. 

The use of local anesthesia is also not contraindicated in the pregnancy. 

A clinical trial result showed that there is no harm in the use of local anesthetics during pregnancy. It is not linked with increased risk for major medical problems like cerebral palsy, cleft lip and heart defect in newborns. 

The medication prescribed during dental treatment mainly includes local anesthetics, analgesics, and antibiotics. Most of them can be used with safety precautions. Each drug has its own pregnancy category which should be considered during its use. 

The antibiotic like tetracycline can permanently cause discoloration of developing teeth.  

Prevention: 

Dentists can educate patients with following points to avoid problems associated with oral hygiene. 

  • The patient should declare the pregnancy to  the Dentist 
  • Follow routine oral checkup. 
  • Undergo all elective and emergency procedures. 
  • Follow good oral hygiene practice ask for a better toothpaste.
  • In the case of morning sickness avoid sweets and snacks which increase the risk of tooth decay. 
  • Have healthy and balanced diet. 

Awareness of oral health during pregnancy is a must to avoid complications.

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I am 61 years male, and I feel blood is sometimes exuding from last left side inner tooth gum with out any pain. Kindly tell me the reason and remedy.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 61 years male, and I feel blood is sometimes exuding from last left side inner tooth gum with out any pain. Kind...
You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I had tooth brushing daily but the cavities are formed and produce smell what can I do now sir?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I had tooth brushing daily but the cavities are formed and produce smell what can I do now sir?
For cavities get filling done and for smell you might have tartar/deposit on your teeth. Kindly get cleaning and polishing done.
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Forever Young

Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
Forever Young
Your mouth is more than just a pretty smile. It's also a gateway to your overall health. Keeping that gateway clean may keep you healthier longer -- and looking younger. Keeping a youthful mouth comes down to two simple, proven, and practical steps
Brush and floss daily
See your dentist every six months
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There are white patches on my tongue. I am 21 years old and these patches are there from last 5 years. It used to hurt when I observed this but after that there was no pain. Now i feel my tongue as normal but these patches are still present. Is this something serious ?

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Yeah it is serious. It can be due to any drug reaction or it can be pathological but one can give diagnosis only after observation and some test. What you can do is to avoid alcohol, tobacco , spicy food and keep ur gut healthy. So better visit a dentist. Thank you
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I have dental problem. I get sensitivity and due to that I am not able to concentrate on things. Please guide.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I have dental problem. I get sensitivity and due to that I am not able to concentrate on things. Please guide.
Mr. Lybrate-user I suggest you to take homoepthic med. Plantago 30 and chamomilla 30 tds for 1 month solve your problem ok.
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My cousin have gaps between his upperline teeth. Is it possible to make them normal way madam?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
My cousin have gaps between his upperline teeth. Is it possible to make them normal way madam?
Yes, the gaps can be corrected by visiting an orthodontist and be treated by braces. The time frame for the treatment can be between 18-20 months.
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My teeth is yellow. Even I brush 2 times and cleaning of teeth in 6 months but again yellowish. Suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
My teeth is yellow. Even I brush 2 times and cleaning of teeth in 6 months but again yellowish. Suggest.
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Hi doctor I have different problem that is when I was sleeping in the night time I am grinding my theeth daily. It is observed by my family members and they told me that matter. So please give me solution to my health probelem. How it is decrease.

BDS
Dentist, Jalgaon
Hi doctor I have different problem that is when I was sleeping in the night time I am grinding my theeth daily. It is...
Grinding of teeth is referred to as bruxism in medical terms. It can b stress related. You can make night guards from dentists which is an very important part of treatment. You can try yoga and meditation to help you relieve stress.
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