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Dr. Uma

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

16 Years Experience  ·  50 at clinic
Dr. Uma BDS Dentist, Bangalore
16 Years Experience  ·  50 at clinic
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I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care....more
I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.
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Dr. Uma is an experienced Dentist in Hongasandra, Bangalore. She has helped numerous patients in her 16 years of experience as a Dentist. She is a qualified BDS . She is currently associated with S V Dental Clinic in Hongasandra, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Uma and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Dayanand Sagar College of Dental Sciences, - 2001
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Hi doctor, I can't eat spicy food at all. My tongue can't tolerate normal spicy food. If I eat normal spicy food in first two three bites it feel ok but after that my mouth and tongue start burning. Is this a problem or not? If yes then please tell me a solution or some medicine to get rid of this problem or start eating normal spice. Thanks.

MDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi It can be a problem related to your mucosa of oral cavity if it has strated suddenly and is persistent. There can be reasons like some nutritional deficiency, oral mucosal lesions, thin mucosa. Detailed clinical examination is needed, pls consult an oral medicine specialist.
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5 Habits That Make Living With Braces Easier

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
5 Habits That Make Living With Braces Easier

So you've decided to straighten your teeth and get a great smile that too naturally but the road to a brilliant smile comes with a guide map and here are some of the key stops.

1. Keep them clean

While braces are a great tool that work on natural teeth with no side effects, caring for braces is extremely essential in order to ensure that you don't end up with any post orthodontic dental work.

Braces be it metal or ceramic tend to accumulate food and in turn cause cavities or stains. A lot of people suffer from post braces unnecessary treatments only because they couldn't keep them clean.

2. Know what foods to avoid

Wherever you are in your braces journey remember when you started you were warned about a bunch of things you have to stop eating and drinking. That memory maybe fading away but the truth is the dietary restrictions need to be followed atleast to a certain extent if you want the braces off on schedule.

Foods like pizzas, sticky candies or biting into anything from your front teeth is a strict no as it'll cause the front braces to come off and besides interrupting the treatment you may also end up hurting yourself.

Sodas should be avoided as they cause the braces glue to dissolve and they come off your teeth earlier than we would want.

3. Bracket breaks

The system of braces is basically individual brackets that are placed on your teeth to move them and a wire that engages all these brackets together.

A common occurrence with braces is the brackets come off or break if you're not careful. When this happens it's like a derailing a machine everything comes to a standstill and its very important to get this fixed at the earliest for the treatment to continue efficiently.

Bracket breakage can be prevented by maintaining dietary precautions, efficient brushing and avoiding trauma to the face.

4. Be on the lookout for pain or blisters

Although less common now there's an occasional chance of slight pain or ulceration after braces are placed in the mouth for the first time. Our body is getting used to a large foreign object and it may react by rejecting the areas that hurt and forming an ulcer which may last a few days and settle.

The pain sensation of tightness and tooth movement can be eased with a mild anti inflammatory or pain killer on the first appointment if need be.

5. Don't miss appointments

Missing your regular dental appointment is bad enough but your orthodontic (braces) appointment is the most important day of the month for you. Skipping or missing this appointment disrupts the schedule of tooth movement and you may delay an already prolonged treatment procedure.

So if you want that brilliant smile be as soon as possible follow the steps above and you will breeze through your orthodontics treatment without a snag!

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Corner of my two front teeth were broken when I was child because of falling down while playing and that are big in size, so it does not look good so should I get them rubbed to maki it look plain and good or what should I do, what do you suggest?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Corner of my two front teeth were broken when I was child because of falling down while playing and that are big in s...
I think for you better option is fillling of that dislodged part. Still I suggest go for proper diagnosis to dentist and accordingly go for treatment.
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I am 20 years old I have flourides are there at my dental so what I should to do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 20 years old I have flourides are there at my dental so what I should to do?
Dear lybrate-userfor fluoride stains the treatment is scaling and polishing and bleaching as required.
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I am suffering from mouth odour since 6months. Why I don't know. Please give me solution. Sir.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am suffering from mouth odour since 6months. Why I don't know. Please give me solution. Sir.
Hi Santhosh Bad breath is due to a high bacterial count in the mouth. This maybe due to bad brushing. Bsd gums. Cavities. Or poor eating habits. Will need a detailed history and consultation to solve a the problem.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Agartala
What exposes your teeth to abuse is not how much you eat, but how often you eat. Every time you eat, bacteria convert the carbohydrates in the food into acids that can dissolve your tooth enamel and form cavities

Shall I go for stem cell preservation of my son. A company is offering to preserve it by extracting his milk tooth and preserve it for 21 years. They also says it ll help in curing any chronic disease for even for patents. How much ll it help?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
Well, the technology is still in its nascent stage and till date, organs have not been grown that successfully, So if you have few thousand rupees to spare then definitely go for it, otherwise u can also forget the idea as its very expensive. Over and above, usually all major diseases happen only after 30 and this company is going to preserve it only for 21 yrs. Over and above, stem cells can be derived from the wisdom tooth which your son will usually get after 20 -25 yrs of age. So even that time it can be preserved.
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I am suffering from gum bleeding. My teeth are so week. Please suggest me a good solution.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am suffering from gum bleeding. My teeth are so week. Please suggest me a good solution.
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine kreosotum 30 (4 drops in little water) thrice a day for 3 days and update.
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I want to reduce my jaw size with botox. Is there any doctor present in india for it?

MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Yes the hypertrophied massetor muscle can be relaxed by botox so the jaw line can be refined. You can consult privately I can help you out.
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My front teeth are totally damaged from sides and become black which make me uncomfortable to smile and laugh. What can I do to make them better.

BDS
Dentist, Nagpur
My front teeth are totally damaged from sides and become black which make me uncomfortable to smile and laugh. What c...
If sufficient parts of your teeth are still intact then we can remove the carious part and do the filling and build up your tooth with composite. If the damage is more you can go wid post and core. Inform, if you have queries.
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My son has teeth coming out he had cold from few days but from yesterday he has fever and today he vomit 3 times is there something to worry about pls suggest.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
My son has teeth coming out he had cold from few days but from yesterday he has fever and today he vomit 3 times is t...
it is not related to teeth eruption so dont worry about it i is just inlammation related any infection in the body
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I had cavity in my molar I dentist removed that and suggested for root canal but now he is saying the tooth can't be saved because it is damaged badly and he is saying to remove it and to affix an artificial tooth I have 32 teeth in my mouth what I do now is this safe to affix an artificial tooth or should I stay without a molar tooth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I had cavity in my molar I dentist removed that and suggested for root canal but now he is saying the tooth can't be ...
You must go for replacement of the missing tooth always, either removable or fixed denture or implant. If left untreated, leads to drifting of the opposite and adjacent tooth towards the missing space.
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My mother has severe tooth problem. The chewing teeth of her become yellow and she felt problem when chewing food. What should she do?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My mother has severe tooth problem. The chewing teeth of her become yellow and she felt problem when chewing food. Wh...
Get your mother's teeth x-rayed. It will show whether she has any cavities or not. It there is cavities, get it filled with or without root canal treatment. If no cavities, than just scaling and polishing will treat the condition.
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Sometimes I have pain in my mouth under my tongue and I do not know what to do at that time I have eaten pain killers but it does not response good. What should I do?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Usually a mouth ulcer may occur on the under surface of the tongue. It may be due to consumption of hot or spicy foods or may be due to injury on eating hard food items. Kindly consult your dentist to get relief.
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I am 28 years old male I have dental problem, doctor advice me to rct to one of my top upper teeth. 6+. Can I do it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 28 years old male I have dental problem, doctor advice me to rct to one of my top upper teeth. 6+. Can I do it?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures are done with lasers too. You may consult me in person too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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Ways to prevent bad breath

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Ways to prevent bad breath
Ways to prevent bad breath

Prevent bad breath by brushing your teeth and flossing twice a day.
Brush your tongue/try using a tongue scraper, to remove any trapped food and plaque caught in the tiny hair-like fibers on the tongue.
Finish off your brushing by rinsing thoroughly with water or mouthwash.
Bad breath can be prevented by the treatment of dental problems such as tooth decay, gum abscesses, and abscessed teeth.
Place a few drops of tee tree oil or peppermint oil on your tongue or use the oil on your toothbrush along with your toothpaste.
Quit smoking, as this is the only way to eliminate bad breath from the use of cigarettes, which is also responsible for periodontal disease.
Avoid foods known to cause bad breath such as garlic, onions, cabbage, certain spices, and coffee.
A dry mouth, also known as xerostomia, is a major factor when it comes to bad breath. Sip water, chew sugar-free gum to help produce more saliva.
If you are using breath fresheners on a regular basis, consider choosing one that contains xylitol, a sweetener that some studies have shown to reduce cavities. Avoid products that contain sugar to prevent the accumulation of plaque.
Occasionally use a mixture of 50% hydrogen peroxide and 50% water, as a mouth rinse. Hydrogen peroxide will help kill the bacteria that cause bad breath.
Prevent bad breath by visit your dentist on a regular basis (every six months or as indicated by your dentist) for a complete examination of your teeth and gums and thorough cleaning.
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I use colgate toothpaste but still my teeth is yellow. Which toothpaste will best for me.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
I use colgate toothpaste but still my teeth is yellow. Which toothpaste will best for me.
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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Hi, My kid is 2.5 years old and suffering from mouth ulcer from 2 days. He didn't eat anything, from 2 days. Just feeding liquid juice, What should I do? Kindly suggest medicine or cream for immediate effect. Thanks in advance Doctor!

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi, My kid is 2.5 years old and suffering from mouth ulcer from 2 days. He didn't eat anything, from 2 days. Just fee...
Hello For kid you can use honey on the ulcerated area so it will help now. But for complete treatment visit a dentist.
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I have too much pain in my teeth, to infection, so what should I do to cure it pls. Tell me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have too much pain in my teeth, to infection, so what should I do to cure it pls. Tell me.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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I am suffering with bad breath from long time, I consulted dentist and had scaling but even after no cure from bad breath and dentist said that I don't have any tooth problems. Now which specialist should I consult for my bad breath problem? Please suggest me.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Greater Noida
I am suffering with bad breath from long time, I consulted dentist and had scaling but even after no cure from bad br...
gastrointestinal issues that could lead to bad breath . stomach hurts, or you have chronic gas? once you treat the issue, the bad breath associated with it goes away.
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