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Dr. Abby Abraham

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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Abby Abraham is one of the best Dentists in K K Nagar, Chennai. He is currently associated with Dent In - The Dental Centre in K K Nagar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Abby Abraham on Lybrate.com.

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What are the essential food for to get whiter and stronger teeth? My teeth appeared as yellow in color? What should I do?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
What are the essential food for to get whiter and stronger teeth? My teeth appeared as yellow in color? What should I...
There is no such food that can help whitening the teeth, you shd brush thoroughly after each meal and get a scaling done from a dentist.
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Hello Doctor, I've earache when I chew food, I've a sensitivity in my tooth also. Could pls suggest medicine for that? Thankyou.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hello Doctor,
I've earache when I chew food, I've a sensitivity in my tooth also. Could pls suggest medicine for that...
Hello First visit a nearby dentist to rule out the reason for sensitivity and earache. Opening and closing jaws for longer periods can cause earache. Also for sensitivity there might be some cavity in your teeth or food lodgement. So it is advised to visit a dentist for proper checkup. Regards
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Brush twice a day and floss daily even when your braces are on

BDS, MDS
Dentist,
Brush twice a day and floss daily even when your braces are on
Brush twice a day and floss daily even when your braces are on. The food particles get stuck into the braces very easily. It is very important to keep them clean.
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My lower teeth is broken from the edge,rest portion is solid,please let me know what type of treatment I should take,Should I replace the teeth or is there any solution to repair it.Thanks

Hi Replacing a tooth is the last option now a days in dentistry. The broken edge can be repaired using filling depending upon the amount of fracture
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Hi I am suffering from teeth pain from 1 month onwards. When I took medicine it will relief. again it will start pain. Please tell any natural remedies to cure.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Hi I am suffering from teeth pain from 1 month onwards. When I took medicine it will relief. again it will start pain...
Tooth pain mostly happens because of cavith with pulp ir dentine exposure. Get investigation done to know about the cause of pain. If cavity is there then you need filling or rct depends upon condition of pulp.
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My tooth aches badly. Doctor suggedted root canaling. Will root canal make my teeth damage in future?

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
Hey what doctor is suggesting is for your betterment. Don't be afraid of root canal treatment. It's highly successful.
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Actually sir Mere muh se Stink Aati Hai, Main daily tooth brush karta hua Phir bhi stink Aati hai. So please sir, Can you help me Am very unhappy.

BDS
Dentist,
Actually sir
Mere muh se Stink Aati Hai, Main daily tooth brush karta hua Phir bhi stink Aati hai.
So please sir, Can...
Hi dear, it's a common problem if you r having pyorrhoea or lots of calculus deposits in teeth, it could be if you r having stomach infection or throat infection (if not there then strongly go for teeth cleaning )do brushing after breakfast and after dinner. Brush with up and down moves to remove any stuck food deposits.
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By mistake I bite my inner mouth cheeks, unable to eat food because of this, please help.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Thane
Apply mucopain gel on the wound and then have food. Mucopain gel will numb the wound. You can use the gel 4 to 5 times a day. The wound will heal in 2 weeks.
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I have recurrent apathe in mouth again and again. Which bleeds also on brushing I am very frustrated. Plzz tell me what condition it signifies?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have recurrent apathe in mouth again and again. Which bleeds also on brushing I am very frustrated.
Plzz tell me wh...
Ulcers generally take 1-2 weeks to heal completely. Recurrent ulcers can be due to local mouth conditions such as rough teeth surface or rough mouth appliances or dentures n cheek bites. It can also b due to general nutrtional deficiency, digestion prob, work pressure n stressful lifestyle etc. Certain bacterial n viral infections also cause ulcers. Treatment: start on multivitamin tabs which includes vit c n iron supplements if your hb% levels r low. Apply dologel oral ointment on ulcers thrice daily. Avoid spicy n oily food, alcohol, tea n coffee. Drink plenty of water n hv fibrous n citrous foods. Visit dentist to rule out oral factors responsible for ulcers.
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Frequently i am getting mouth ulcers and i am unable to eat any spicy foods or hot food. Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
For mouth ulcers apply ulcer gel two to three times a day for one week. And multivitamin tablet. Once a day for 7 days.
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I want to correct my jaw please tell me how many months it will take for a jaw surgery and how much it will cost.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I want to correct my jaw please tell me how many months it will take for a jaw surgery and how much it will cost.
hello, it would be better to see the case clinically with an x-ray so that a proper diagnosis can be drawn. the recovery from surgery can take upto 1 month and the cost ranges from Rs.1 lakh - 4 lakh.
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My baby which is about a month old, very often stretch it's body, and especially while stretching it makes some sort of noise from it's mouth. Unsure if this is normal to all babies or something I need to worry. Would appreciate the opinions and advices in anticipation.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
My baby which is about a month old, very often stretch it's body, and especially while stretching it makes some sort ...
Dear Lybrate user, Please Relax! It is absolutely normal. Babies at such an early stage discover their ability to vocalize as they see you communicating with them (through eyes and encouraging words). Some babies begin to make some vowel sounds (like "ah-ah" or "ooh-ooh") at about 2 months. Your baby will "talk" to you with a variety of sound this is as normal as responding to your smiles with his or her own. :) This is simply a way to gain the caregiver's attention.
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I have swollen glands due to my wisdom tooth not coming out properly. Please suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
show to the dental surgeon who will treat you need deep curettage and dressing to facilitate eruption of wisdom tooth under antibiotic cover and finally removal of teeth.
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Flossing & Brushing

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Flossing & Brushing
Flossing
Flossing removes plaque and bacteria that you cannot reach with your toothbrush. If you don't floss, you are missing more than one-third of your tooth surface. Plaque is the main cause of gum disease. It is an invisible bacterial film that develops on your teeth every day.

Within 24 to 36 hours, plaque hardens into tartar (also called calculus), which can only be removed by professional cleaning. Floss at least once a day, and plaque never gets the chance to harden into tartar. Getting into the habit of daily flossing is easier when you floss while doing something else like watching tv or listening to music, for example.

How to floss your teeth
Step 1
Take a length of floss equal to the distance from your hand to your shoulder.

Take a length of floss equal to the distance from your hand to your shoulder

Wrap it around your index and middle fingers, leaving about two inches between your hands.

Wrap it around your index and middle fingers, leaving about two inches between your hands

Step 2
Slide the floss between your teeth and wrap it into a" c" shape around the base of the tooth and gently under the gumline. Wipe the tooth from base to tip two or three times.

Slide the floss between your teeth and wrap it into a

Step 3
Be sure to floss both sides of every tooth. Don't forget the backs of your last molars. Go to a new section of the floss as it wears and picks up particles.

Step 4
Brush your teeth after you floss - it is a more effective method of preventing tooth decay and gum disease.

Brush your teeth after you floss - it is a more effective method of preventing tooth decay and gum disease

Flossing problems and solutions
Gums sometimes bleed when you first begin to floss. Bleeding usually stops after a few days. If bleeding does not stop, see your dentist. Floss can shred if you snag it on an old filling or on the ragged edge of a tooth.

Try another type of floss or dental tape. Ask your dentist or dental hygienist for advice. If your floss still shreds, see your dentist.

Brushing
Regular, thorough brushing is a very important step in preventing tooth decay and gum disease. Brushing removes the bacteria that promote tooth decay and the plaque that can cause gum disease.

Ideally, you should brush after every meal, because the bacterial attack on teeth begins minutes after eating. At the very least, brush once a day and always before you go to bed. Brushing your teeth isn't complicated, but there is a right and a wrong way.

How to brush your teeth
Step 1
Brush at a 45 degree angle to your teeth. Direct the bristles to where your gums and teeth meet. Use a gentle, circular, massaging motion, up and down. Don't scrub. Gums that recede visibly are often a result of years of brushing too hard.

Brush at a 45 degree angle to your teeth. Direct the bristles to where your gums and teeth meet. Use a gentle, circular, massaging motion, up and down. Don't scrub. Gums that recede visibly are often a result of years of brushing too hard

Step 2
Clean every surface of every tooth. The chewing surface, the cheek side, and the tongue side.

Step 3
Don't rush your brush. A thorough brushing should take at least two to three minutes. Try timing yourself.

Don't rush your brush. A thorough brushing should take at least two to three minutes. Try timing yourself

Step 4
Change your usual brushing pattern. Most people brush their teeth the same way all the time. That means they miss the same spots all the time. Try reversing your usual pattern.

Change your usual brushing pattern. Most people brush their teeth the same way all the time. That means they miss the same spots all the time. Try reversing your usual pattern

Step 5
Use a soft brush with rounded bristles. The right toothbrush cleans better. Choose a size and shape that allow you to reach all the way to your back teeth. There are many different types of brushes, so ask your dentist to suggest the best one for you. Dentists recommends you replace your toothbrush every three months.


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BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Don't cap your toothbrush while travelling. Capping the toothbrush may entrap moisture & encourage bacterial growth.
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Blood is coming from my mouth from last 3 Year whenever I brush, suggest me what to do nd any medicine if exists.

BHMS
Homeopath, Jaipur
Blood is coming from my mouth from last 3 Year whenever I brush, suggest me what to do nd any medicine if exists.
Yes, there are lots of medicine for it but first you must go for cbc, this is sometimes due to deficiency. Then we can be more exact.
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4 Reasons You Need A Root Canal Treatment!

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mohali
4 Reasons You Need A Root Canal Treatment!

Having your dentist say to you that you need a root canal, can be a daunting affair. This means that the pulp or soft tissue inside a tooth has been damaged by bacterial infection. A root canal involves removing the damaged pulp, cleaning the infection and filling in the emptied space. Not every tooth infection requires a root canal and hence it is essential to know the indication of a root canal.

Here are a few situations when a root canal may be needed:

  1. Pain: Discomfort ranging from a dull ache to a sharp pain can be a sign that you need root canal treatment. This type of pain is usually characterized by throbbing and may change as you switch positions. It is usually triggered by chewing, applying pressure on the tooth or eating something cold or hot. In some cases, the patient may not be able to indicate the exact tooth that is hurting but can only identify the painful area. 
  2. Gun tendernessSwelling that indicates the need of root canal treatment can range from being slightly red and inflamed to pronounced lumps on the gums. In some extreme cases, this swelling may extend out of the gums into the face and neck region. Sometimes, a pus filled boil with a pimple like head may also form on the gums. If this head bursts, the patient may notice a foul taste in the mouth. This swelling can come and go as the tooth decay deteriorates and may or may not be accompanied by pain. Teeth may also feel like they have been pushed out of their sockets and are taller than usual. 
  3. Tooth discolouration: Discolouring of teeth can be a sign of internal tooth damage. This is especially noted if the teeth take on a dark yellow, grey or blackish tint. Tooth discolouration is fairly common in cases where the tooth has undergone trauma such as an accident etc. 
  4. Exposure of the dental nerves: At times during regular dental work, the nerves in the tooth may be exposed. This indicates an exposure of pulp tissue and can trigger pulp degeneration if left untreated. 

However, all of the above symptoms can be symptoms of other types of dental problems as well and do not necessarily individually indicate the need for a root canal. Only a dentist can properly diagnose a need for root canal treatment after a physical examination and testing. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dentist.

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How I can solve the problem I e our teeth can not smell? Why teeth can smell sir/mam. I am 20 years old.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
How I can solve the problem I e our teeth can not smell? Why teeth can smell sir/mam. I am 20 years old.
fowl smell is due to deposits over teeth surface. 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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I m having this tooth pain from last 2 days I don't wanna go to dentist as whneva I go thr the doc asks me for rct already done 5 rct now I dnt want to go for ny more rct:(this pain I feel is cs the molar is comin out idk please help what to do?

PG Fellowship In Microdentistry, BDS
Dentist, Thane
There is always an option of getting the tooth removed. But wisely you are saving it by root canal. Whatever treatment is required your doctor will update you d same. If you feel you can visit another dentist and see.
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