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Dr. Vijayalakshmi P

BDS

Dentist, Bangalore

7 Years Experience
Dr. Vijayalakshmi P BDS Dentist, Bangalore
7 Years Experience
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Dr. Vijayalakshmi P is a trusted Dentist in Nagasandra, Bangalore. She has been a practicing Dentist for 7 years. She has done BDS . You can meet Dr. Vijayalakshmi P personally at Sri Maruthi Nursing Home in Nagasandra, Bangalore. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Vijayalakshmi P on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Bangalore Institute of Dental Sciences & Hospital - 2010
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My son 35 years old gets repeated extremely painful attacks from his lower wisdom tooth once in two months. There dentist has advised him to get the same uprooted. Is this the correct treatment to the problem.

DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
My son  35 years old gets repeated extremely painful attacks from his lower wisdom tooth once in two months. There de...
Give him homeopathic medicine merc sol 200, one dose twice daily for a week, repeat this every month. During pain homeopathic mother tincture plantago q, diluted in 10 part of water is to be applied on the affected area with cotton. The pain will subside by three or four course. Report me after a month.
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My brother mouth smells very much He brushes only 1 time in a day. Please tell any solution.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My brother mouth smells very much He brushes only 1 time in a day. Please tell any solution.
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use betadine mouth wash drink plenty of water.
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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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Few months ago in accident my upper tooth has half broken and closer tooth is paining now and also little bit damaged. I just want to know that what will be expanses for treatment of this. Also I want to tooth implants for both tooths.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
Few months ago in accident my upper tooth has half broken and closer tooth is paining now and also little bit damaged...
You do not need implants if half tooth is present go for rct and cap for both upper teeth in question. Cost will be around 16k to 25k for two teeth rct and cap included. Variation if cost depends on procedures needed during the treatment and type of cap material. The added procedures may be Apicoectomy and splinting. If you go for extraction and implants cost will rise to 50k and above for 2 teeth.
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I always brush my teeth. BIt still my teeth colour is yellow. please suggest me what can I do.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I always brush my teeth. BIt still my teeth colour is yellow. please suggest me what can I do.
Generally fair people have yellow teeth. If its natural nothing can be done but if it is due to excessive brushing then its abrasion. If it is because of plaque accumulation then you should go for a professional cleaning at a dental clinic. And if you are not happy with your shade if the teeth even after that, you can always go for laminates and veneers option.
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Hi, I am 26 years old (Female). I have tooth front in my upper palette. How can I straighten my teeth without using braces and by using home remedies? Please suggest better ways and how many days wil it take for correcting it.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi, I am 26 years old (Female). I have tooth front in my upper palette. How can I straighten my teeth without using b...
At your age it is difficult to correct teeth alignment without braces. consult a dentist for the same
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Hi doctor, my tooth are not well aligned. There is a gaps between teeth. I want to know align in a manner. So what treatment I have to take. How much I have to spent approximately for that treatment. Regards

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi doctor, my tooth are not well aligned. There is a gaps between teeth. I want to know align in a manner. So what tr...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth & profile x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may need braces. Cost depends upon your affordability, duration & requirements. It varies with dentist. You may consult me in person. 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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I was diagonized with cancer of intestine in September 2012 and was under surgical and chemotherapy treatment which have been successful and now I am free from this problem. 1. SKIN PROBLEM : For the last couple of months I have developed some skin problem on the sole of my Left foot. There appear cra cks/cuts on my left foot sole and skin too started peeling but did not come off. This problem is now spreading to right foot as well on my hand. We first consulted a family physician who prescribed an antifungal cream and tablet. The problem did not subside so we consulted a skin specialist according to whom this is allergic eczema. She stopped anti fungal cream and tablets. Instead she prescribed a cream containing steroid and salicylic acid. Even with this the problem persists. Please help. 2. DENTAL PROBLEM : I had front protruding tooth. For the correction of this one irresposible dentist had removed two upper and two lower teeth about forty years ago and I had wear dentures in their place. I have been visiting various dentists for dental problems including this and other teeth problems. For the last few months I am having pain while eating and upper molar teeth are sensitive to cold drinks etc.X rays have been taken and examined by two good dentists. They opine that this is no dental problem but is due to weak gums. They adivsed applying gumex etc. What should I do? 3. While I was operated for cancer I developed hernia which according to the operating surgeons is not threatening. I have been going for periodic tests and check ups. Pleae advise.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
I think loss of anterior teeth have ended you into a tmd problem I.E wear of posterior teeth and high occlusal forces. Get yourself checked by a tmd specialist for an occlusal equilibration
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I am a 24 year female candidate. Approx from last one year I am facing of problems like bad breath, chopped lips and sticky saliva. Is it a dry mouth problem or anything else. How should I treat it?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am a 24 year female candidate. Approx from last one year I am facing of problems like bad breath, chopped lips and ...
I think your water intake is less you must take at least three litres of water every day get scaling polishing done by a dentist use betadine mouth wash thrice daily.
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Toothbrush Vs. Electric Toothbrush - What's a Better Pick?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Toothbrush Vs. Electric Toothbrush - What's a Better Pick?

Manual Toothbrush vs. Electric Toothbrush

In a world where every little thing is being automated, why must the activity of brushing your teeth be left behind? Well unless scientists come up with a technique that entirely renders brushing your teeth unnecessary, the only thing we can rely on as of today is easing the activity. And that has been done by bringing in the electronic toothbrushes in the market.

The manual toothbrush was invented in the 1930s. Several upgrades and updates were added to the toothbrush, and in the 1990s, the electronic toothbrush was introduced. Is it better than the manual toothbrush, or is the vintage route more beneficial, let's take a look:

  • Cost: Electronic toothbrushes cost significantly more than manual toothbrushes. A manual toothbrush could cost on an average Rs. 30-Rs.40, whereas an electronic toothbrush costs close to Rs.400-Rs.500.
  • Features: Unless you have a set timer in front of you, the time you take to brush your teeth manually solely depends on you. Electronic toothbrushes come with a built in timer which you can set at 2 minutes or more (2 minutes being the appropriate time considered for effective cleaning of teeth). This built-in timer saves you from relying on your guesswork and effectively helps you clean your teeth according to the recommended timings.
  • Convenience: Manual toothbrushes are convenient to carry while traveling. They have negligible weight and can fit into any travel pouch easily. Electronic toothbrushes, on the other hand, are heavy in weight and need a battery charger to be carried along, which makes them a pain to carry around.
  • Effort: Electronic toothbrushes significantly reduce your effort put into the activity. All you need to do is tilt your toothbrush to a 45-degree angle, and let the toothbrush do all the work. Whereas, manual toothbrushes, require you to carefully use proper brushing techniques to get the best results and thus require more effort.
  • Options: Manual toothbrushes come with a huge variety of bristles, heads, colors etc. For sensitive gums, one can pick a toothbrush with soft bristles; for kids, one can pick a toothbrush with a smaller head to fit into their mouths. Electronic toothbrushes, as of today do not come in a variety of sizes or bristle types. Thus, the choice and utility are restricted.


And the most important factor-

Oral health maintenance: Electronic toothbrushes are known to give better results in comparison to manual toothbrushes when it comes to removing plaque and gingivitis. Also in the case of children when you cannot ensure whether they are brushing their teeth properly, electronic toothbrushes come to the rescue.

Though electronic toothbrushes give better results with lesser effort, manual toothbrushes have their own conveniences, too.

'Consult'.

Related Tip: Is it More Important to Brush Your Teeth in the Night Than in the Morning?

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I have problem in my teeth some time bleeding in my teeth automatically. What I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have problem in my teeth 
some time bleeding in my teeth automatically. What  I do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. 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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BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
Common Solutions for Bad Breath Smell

Having a bad breath smell is considered a social stigma. Also known as halitosis, it refers to the unpleasant odor that can be sensed when the affected person opens his/her mouth. When in the company of a person with bad breath smell, many people tend to cover their nose. The most frequent cause for this malady is the bacterial growth in the mouth. So, you need to find ways of avoiding the accumulation of bad bacteria in your mouth in order to eliminate bad breath. A very common cause that encourages bacterial growth is having a dry mouth.

The treatment for bad breath varies from oral hygiene, to avoiding certain kinds of foods, particularly those causing a reduction in the production of saliva. Some helpful ways of treating bad breath are mentioned below. You'll also discover the reasons that make them effective.

1. Brush your teeth, followed by gargling, at the end of each meal: it helps eliminating the food particles that may be left in your mouth. These tiny particles can cause a foul smell as they start decaying.

2. Scrap the tongue: your tongue has millions of infinitesimal hairs, where bacteria gets trapped and causes bad breath. You can recognize the presence of bacteria on your tongue as it gets coated with a white layer.

3. Chewing sugar-free gum encourages the flow of saliva, while a dry mouth encourages the growth of bacteria. So, if you keep your mouth hydrated, the bacterial growth is eliminated or restricted.

4. Visit your dentist periodically: your dentist can discover if any gum problems or perhaps a decayed tooth are the cause of bad odor. For instance, that filling in your tooth may have cracked, or it might be inefficiently positioned, allowing food particles to get deposited there, resulting to a bad breath.

5. Avoid mouthwashes and breath fresheners that contain alcohol: though such formulations help masking bad odors for a while, they also dry the mouth quickly, and thus facilitate undesired bacterial growth.

6. Apply peppermint oil: this solution may be applied with or even without using a toothbrush. It has mouth refreshing properties, and it helps killing unwanted bacteria.

7. Use baking soda: a proven treatment for bad breath is brushing your teeth with baking soda. It also helps keeping a good oral health.

8. Consume leafy green vegetables: many people are not aware that chlorophyll, as available in leafy green vegetables, helps keeping your breath fresh all the time. So, start eating such vegetables regularly.

9. Avoid certain foods: toxic foods, such as spicy meats and certain varieties of cheese, including blue and Camembert, should be avoided, as they encourage the formation of gases in the stomach, and these tend to escape through the mouth, causing a foul smell.
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Hi I am 24 year old male I have a problem in teeth. Sometime it's pain so much. Blood comes up from Teeth. I need a serious consult.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi I am 24 year old male I have a problem in teeth. Sometime it's pain so much. Blood comes up from Teeth.
I need a s...
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly.
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But if dentist will fill cavity there is no use of it is there na while doing tooth brush its filling remove from teeth na.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
But if dentist will fill cavity there is no use of it is there na while doing tooth brush its filling remove from tee...
Filling will not remove in shorter duration. It is better to fill the decayed tooth instead of leaving it untreated.
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I am 47 years old male. I have mouth ulcer from today morning. Threes days back one of my teeth is exctracted. Now I am using antibiotics and pain killers as medication. Please suggest the best medicine for mouth ulcer, urgent please.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You can go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same.
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Sir, mere teeth me thanda khaane ya pine me dard hota hai please bataye mujhe is problem ko door karne ke liye kya karna chahiye?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Sir, mere teeth me thanda khaane ya pine me dard hota hai please bataye mujhe is problem ko door karne ke liye kya ka...
Tooth sensitivity if fades quickly after the stimulus that is cold water or sweet food will respond quickly to sensitivity tooth pastes like colgate sensitive or sensodyne else visit your dentist as it cud be first sign of tooth getting dead.
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Hey, I have read the article on Lybrate that mouthwash are good to use and also a good substitute to toothbrush but how we can retain the original shine of our teeth by using mouthwash? And in yours opinion which one is the better option?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hey, I have read the article on Lybrate that mouthwash are good to use and also a good substitute to toothbrush but h...
hello, mouthwashes are just like perfumes. you can use it after eating pungent food, but you will feel fresh and healthy only for sometime. It cannot be used to substitute for toothbrush because it does not help in removing cavities. toothbrush is the best and the only option.
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I have teeth decay, but I really brush everyday two times. What should I do? Please help me.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
I have teeth decay, but I really brush everyday two times. What should I do? Please help me.
Sir u need to understand that unhygiene is a major problem for tooth decay but not the only problem. Flossing is as important as brushing . Brushing cleans from outside. But food particles also get stuck inbetween ur teeth. To clean that flossing is required. food habits, malallignment, hereditary.. lot of other causes r also there. So don't worry and without delaying , get filling done in carious teeth.
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MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Akola
Use a toothbrush which is narrow at front, so that it reaches the last tooth. Brush twice daily. Keep smiling :-)
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