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Dr. A. Renugalakshmi

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Chennai

15 Years Experience
Dr. A. Renugalakshmi BDS, MDS Dentist, Chennai
15 Years Experience
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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. A. Renugalakshmi is a popular Dentist in Kodambakkam, Chennai. She has been a successful Dentist for the last 15 years. She is a qualified BDS, MDS . She is currently practising at Port Folio Dental Studio in Kodambakkam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. A. Renugalakshmi and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Sri Ramachandra Dental College Hospital - 2002
MDS - Saveetha Dental College Hospital - 2007
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English
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Indian Dental Association
Indian Dental Association

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Sir I have a problem in my mouth. In mouth skin is being black around in mouth please tell me suggestion right now.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
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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Hllo Dr. I brush regularly to my teeth & the result is that they r nice whitish. But my problem is the gums are getting weak day by day. Like they are not tightly connected to my teeth. What should I do. thanks.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Take Vitamin c supplements or preferably amway nutrilite daily multivitamin and multiminerals. You may also use homoeopathic toothpaste heklalava by wheezal pharmacy.
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I'm 23 years old male. Saliva secrets in my mouth during sleeping. I have lot of saliva while wake up. I have this issue for 10 yrs. Help me to overcome this.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Having saliva secretion is a normal body mechanism. There's nothing to worry about it. One good thing younshould know about saliva that most prople don't know is its a natural antibiotic produced in our body. It contains digestive juices also which hepls in a better digestion process. We usually consider saliva as a irritting thing when we get up in the morning and we spit it out with gargles. Instead of spitting it out we should swallow that saliva which in turn olays an important role in terms of digestion as well as a immunity booster. And having much saliva secretion also keeps our teeth clean which again keeos our mouth cavities free. So having much saliva secretion is a good thing rather than irritating.
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Hello sir, i am 30yr old. Actually my front 2 teeths are littlebig & there is 3-4mm gap in between them & they are slitly coming outside. Is this possible to make it well? If yes then how much the treatment cost?

BDS
Dentist, Nagpur
You can go for a composite laminate or a crown depending on how much outside they are . cost can range from 2k to 20k
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MDS Prosthodontics, B.D.S
Dentist, Kolkata
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I got bad breath in my mouth even after proper dental filings. What should I do now?

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Dental filling will not reduce bad breath. Scaling that is cleaning of teeth n use of mouthwash vl help in reducing bad breath.
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For few days I am facing problem of dry mouth I. E. In middle of night I just woke up and find my mouth totally dry as if all saliva is been sucked. Then I take little water sip by sip as taking glass of water at one go choke me. Kindly advice.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Hi. You hv stated dat your prob is seen only from a fw days. -dry mouth at night is commonly triggered by dental mouth appliances with during night -if you hv snoring prob or other breathing difficulties due to allergy, sinuitis, most blocks etc, one tends to breathe thru mouth rather dan nose. Delivery glands secretion decreaes during more normally n open mouth'll cause severe dryness. -some medications den taken regularly also cause dry mouth-check with your physician of your on daily medications. Medications taken fr cold decreases secretions in body n may cause dry mouth e. G citrizine remedies- drink plenty of water -chew mint / pudina during dat -avoid alcohol n tea n coffee after evening -over the counter salivary substitutes available -tk physician help if I hv snoring or breathing difficulties.
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Hii .doctor .am tharun .when I wake up in morning .always saliva is producing in my mouth. Wts the problem .will you suggest me.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Saliva production after having healthy sleep is not a big problem i guess.still you can go for proper diagnosis and accordingly if required go for treatment.
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Iam a 18 years old. From 8 years ago my mouth has bad odour. After completing brushing teeth my mouth will get bad odour after few minutes. I did not showed to any one and I did not used anything what should I do. What medicines should I use preventing from the bad smell from my mouth.

BDS
Dentist, Ludhiana
1. Maintain good oral hygiene, brushing twice daily n flossing. 2. Rinse oral cavity every time you eat something 3. Mouthwash may help better 4. In between try chewing some flavoured chewing gums, elachi etc 5. Also, use a good tongue scraper to clean tongue on daily basis.
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Hello doctor, wounds keep coming on my mouth and tongue often. What should I do to reduce this?

B.Sc.- Food & Nutrition, M.Sc- Food Science & Nutrition, NET (LS)
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Kolkata
It may be a result of B vitamin deficiency. Kindly include whole egg, fish, chicken, milk, curd, lassi, channa, buttermilk, lassi, nuts, oilseeds, whole grains (bajra, dalia, suji, barley, multigrain atta, brown rice) & whole legumes (sprouts, soyabean, nutrella, peas, rajma) in your diet.
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Dry Socket - Causes and Treatments

MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Dry Socket - Causes and Treatments

Are you experiencing toothache that continues for several days after having a tooth pulled out? Does the pain keep on worsening, and continue over several days? These symptoms is a clear symptoms that you are might imply that you are suffering from a condition known as dry socket or alveolar osteitis. The socket refers to the hole in the bone from where a tooth has been pulled out. A blood clot gets formed in the socket for the protection of the underlying bones and nerves. Sometimes, the clot might dissolve some days after the extraction, which leaves the underlying bone and nerve exposed to anything that enters the mouth, such as air, food and water, etc. This may cause an infection accompanied by severe pain.

Causes: Several people are more prone to getting a dry socket after having a tooth removed. This includes people who smoke a lot, have a poor sense of oral hygiene and people who get their wisdom tooth pulled. People using birth control pills and the ones who face unusual trauma during tooth extraction are also likely to get dry socket.

Symptoms: The site from where the tooth has been removed will have a dry opening with a dark blood clot present in it. In case there is no blood clot and only whitish bone in the area, dry socket is indicated. Bad breath and foul mouth odor are observed.

Treatment: Several over the counter, nonsteroidal anti- inflammatory medicines or NSAIDS are prescribed for easing the pain, and discomfort caused because of dry socket. These medicines are not sufficient at times and stronger medicines have to be taken. Sometimes the affected area is anesthetized.

Your dentist will clean the socket and remove any kind of debris from the socket hole. The socket will then be filled with a medicated dressing for healing. A special paste may be used as well. You need to visit the dentist frequently for changing the dressing. This must be continued until your pain goes away, and the sockets are healed. Several antibiotic medicines may be prescribed in order to prevent infection in the socket. You must rinse with salt water or with a special mouthwash regularly for fast and effective recovery.

You should strictly avoid cigarettes and other tobacco products after the treatment of dry socket as tobacco is a strong risk factor. Any habit or practice which might hamper blood clotting should be avoided. If you take birth control pills, always have a tooth removed on the day when you receive the lowest dose of estrogen as estrogen hampers blood clotting. Your dentist plays a very important role in treating dry socket, therefore regular visits to the doctor are a must and you should visit him regularly.

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Jab me running karta hu to mera mooh (mouth) bahut sukh jata hai . please koi suggestion dijiye.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
It may be because you r doing breathing through your mouth. Please try maintain hydration of body before and after running.
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I have teeth problem. Whenever I am brushing I am getting blood so what I have to do. Is there any remedy for this.

BDS
Dentist,
You have to consult with a dentist a get yoir teeth cleaned. It will remove allthe debris in your teeth and makes your gums healthy.
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BDS
Dentist, Raipur
If you have pain due to problem in your wisdom tooth at a time eg in the middle of night when you can't visit a dentist, for a temporary relief rinse your mouth with lukewarm water mixed with salt. And very next morning visit the dentist for permanent solution.
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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Steps for keeping your teeth healthy forever.

My teeth are getting yellow. What can I do. For making it shiny white.-) please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. 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.
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How do I use coconut oil for dental problem? I mean what is the procedure for applying coconut oil?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Although its an ancient practice, its not medically recommended. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. 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
Dentist, Thanjavur
Massaging eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth daily will prove beneficial for the health of your gums and will keep them safe and healthy.

I get mouth ulcers very often. Can you please help with what could be the reason?

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi, * an ulcer is open sour in side the mouth, discontinues normal function of the mouth, caused due to * infection * gastric disorder. * lacerated wound in the mouth. * stress/anxiety take homoeo-care * @ merc sol-1000 -3 drops wkly @ acid carbolic 30-3 drops thrice a day @ china 30- 3 drops thrice a day. * you should go for meditation to reduce your stress. * take plenty of water to moist the mucus membrane of d mouth. * take easily digestible diet, avoiding junk food. * intake of carrot, tomatoes, banana, apples will be beneficial. Report after 15 days all d best.
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What are the symptoms of ulcer? I think I am having it and if yes then I want to have it get treated asap.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi, a mouth ulcer is a painful sore inside the mouth, on the tongue, soft palate (the back portion of the roof of your mouth), or inside the cheeks. Sores in your mouth are round, white, or grey in color, with a red edge or border. The condition is usually becomes okay within 7 days. But if it persists beyond that, or if multiple ulcers keep re-appearing, medical advice must be taken. In severe mouth ulcer attacks, you may also experience fever and physical sluggishness. Taking vitamin b12 supplements along with a suitable gel for pain is the best remedy. I suggest that you consult me privately on lybrate so that I can send you the appropriate prescription. Take care.
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