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Dr. Alain is one of the best Dentists in Adambakkam, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Cap's Dental Clinic & Face n Jaw Centre in Adambakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Alain on Lybrate.com.

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When it comes to mouthwash. Dentists always says to use it to avoid deposits in mouth. But do mouthwash is sometimes the reason for stains in teeth. Pls suggest.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
When it comes to mouthwash. Dentists always says to use it to avoid deposits in mouth. But do mouthwash is sometimes ...
Some chlorhexidine based mothwashes should not be used more than 15 days. It can cause browinsh yellow stains on teeth. For long term use you can take listerine mouthwash with water dilution. It will not stains teeth surfaces. THANK YOU.
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My teeth is leaking blood more than a year and teeth is showing brown colour. Kindly advise me.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My teeth is leaking blood more than a year and teeth is showing brown colour. Kindly advise me.
Hello, brown layer on teeth and bleeding could be because of tartar, Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth twice daily, night brushing is very important. Floss regularly. Rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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I have problem of pimples on mouth, how can I remove it? please give me suggestions fot this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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My teeth have discoloured and started becoming yellow. I have tried oil pulling but it is showing no results. Please suggest me any home remedy to whiten my teeth.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My teeth have discoloured and started becoming yellow. I have tried oil pulling but it is showing no results. Please ...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night avoid coloured foodstuffs.
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My teeth is yellow .I use daily salt, paste brush for my teeth but sitll my teeths yellow pls help.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My teeth is yellow .I use daily salt, paste brush for my teeth but sitll my teeths yellow pls  help.
Hello, yellow teeth could be because of deposits on your teeth or food lodged in your teeth. Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. You can also for bleaching or whitening for more white teeth. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Visit your dentist every 6 months.
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5 Common Mistakes People Make While Brushing And how to fix them.

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
5 Common Mistakes People Make While Brushing And how to fix them.

Dentistry is not expensive, neglect is! brushing is an activity that has been embedded in our systems since time immemorial. It's an exercise you start and end your day with, a routine that can sometimes pass by almost subconsciously, leading to bad habits and ultimately poor oral health and hygiene.

Here are a few mistakes people commonly make when brushing their teeth.

Not using the proper toothbrush

The biggest myth of our time is to buy a medium or hard tooth brush to clean more effectively that's what causes the maximum damage over the years by wearing off healthy natural teeth with overzealous care.

Using an anti-sensitivity/whitening toothpaste permanently

A common mistake is to use a medicated tooth paste meant to mask sensitivity over a prolonged period. Such a practice only masks the symptom does not treat the problem and also leaves you vulnerable to cavities, gum disease and bad breath since the predominant component in such a tooth paste is for treating sensitivity or lightening tooth color.

The type of toothpaste that you use doesn't matter very significantly as long as you use the right amount and twice a day.

Sensitive toothpastes are meant to be used for a prescribed period of time and whitening toothpastes must be used under supervision to prevent any potential damage to your teeth.

Toothpaste must protect your teeth and gums both so a combination of paste that contains fluoride that protects your teeth from decay -and the gel based part has the antibacterial properties to prevent gum disease and bad breath.

Brushing too quickly or too many times

Most of us hate going to the dentist and find brushing an easier alternative but you cant exactly brush off old cavities just prevent new ones.

See to it that you do not brush your teeth more than twice in a day. Excessive brushing can damage your gums and enamel. It will not take a lot of pressure to remove the plaque; hence most dental practitioners suggest brushing using a very balanced pressure.

Studies show that brushing two times a day and about 2-3 minutes every time is perfect to maintain good oral hygiene. Most people make the mistake of falling short of this duration every time they brush. You can ideally divide the mouth in four sections and approximately spend around 30-40 seconds on each section.

Incorrect brushing technique

The strokes while brushing your teeth must be vertical and not horizontal. Many people are habituated with performing long horizontal brushing strokes; this leads to irritation and damage.

Learn the right technique

Hold your brush at an angle of 45 degrees to your gums and brush your gums and teeth with an up and down motion and short strokes. Don't use side to side strokes. Also, start brushing on areas that you have been ignoring till now, reach the difficult to reach inner portion of your teeth. Implement it as a daily ritual and you will attain perfection in it.

Wrestling or brushing

Hard brushing damages the gums and is not good for you. Excessive brushing i. E. Brushing more than 3-4 times is also bad for you. You must always observe a balance in brushing which keeps your dental health healthy.

Fix 

Since unlearning a bad brushing habit maybe harder the easier solution is to switch from a manual to an automatic brush. Going automatic by using a battery operated brush is recommended since it takes the guesswork out of brushing.

It may take a while to get adjusted to but like so many other things which are designed to make life easier automatic brushes make dental hygiene very easy and can even reduce the frequency of your dental visits.

Supplement your brushing 

Of course, brushing your teeth is only a part of a complete dental care routine. Mouth wash twice a day. You should always rinse your mouth and keep it cleaned; otherwise, the germs from the teeth will stay on.

Clean between teeth daily with floss. Tooth decay-causing bacteria still linger between teeth where toothbrush bristles can't reach. This helps remove plaque and food particles from between the teeth and under the gum line. Eat a balanced diet and limit between-meal snacks. Visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and oral exams. Got some questions? ask us comment below; we will answer as soon as possible.

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I am suffering from submicos fibrosis. Not able to open mouth properly. Is there any medicine for the same? Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am suffering from submicos fibrosis. Not able to open mouth properly. Is there any medicine for the same? Please ad...
You can use smf mouth rinse and gargles, and can take anti oxidant capsules but all these can be of limited help, you must consult an oral surgeon.
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BDS
Dentist, Pune
World oral health day

Jaw bone substitutes are costly because implants were delayed.
Implants are expensive because root canal treatment ( RCT ) was avoided.
RCT is taxing because the cavities were not filled.
Cavities were not filled because .
The lethargy to visit a dentist every six months.

Dentistry is not costly.
Irresponsibility is.

Preservation is the rule.
Recreating is a custom.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Get your dental restorations done in time to avoid root canal treatment which can save your time as well as money.

Hi I had tooth problem I made the treatment long back doctor replaced the spoiled tooth with new cap now the problem is there is gap between this cap tooth and beside tooth the is being struck in that. How can I over come it (gap).

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hi I had tooth problem I made the treatment long back doctor replaced the spoiled tooth with new cap now the problem ...
if the gap is not much, go for scaling and polishing of teeth n than make the habit of gum massage. this will reduce the gap within a few weeks. if the gap is more, than you will require new cap.
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I used to chewing tobacco. Now I had left it but there is spot on my teeth. How to reduce them.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I used to chewing tobacco. Now I had left it but there is spot on my teeth. How to reduce them.
Please visit a dental surgeon and get your teeth cleaning and polishing done. Stains will be removed by polishing and stop chewing tobacco please.
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Good morning everyone. I am a student 20 years old girl. I have cavities in my teeth went to a dentist she advice me for rct for 3 teeth one tooth will take approx 3 -4 sittings (total 12 sittings) want to knw that is this treatment is painful? Afraid of that exam are coming closer so cannot tolerate this pain mind gets distracted. please help thanks for your concern.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Good morning everyone. I am a student 20 years old girl. I have cavities in my teeth went to a dentist she advice me ...
when your dentist will start your rct , dentist will give you a local anaesthetic injection, yoc can feel pain at that time, after that you will not feel pain during the procedure, a time will come when intially your nerve will be removed using needle like instrument at that time you can feel sharp pain you ve to bear with it anyhow.
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After chewing tab limcee depigmentation took place below the mouth upto chin. What are the remedies to cure it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
After chewing tab limcee depigmentation took place below the mouth upto chin. What are the remedies to cure it?
Limcee tablets are prescribed usually for low levels of Vit C and has minimal side effects in lower quantites. Pls do consult a doctor since clinical examination is required.
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I'm also cleaning and polishing my teeth but no change in my teeth color. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I'm also cleaning and polishing my teeth but no change in my teeth color. Please help.
The other option being teeth bleaching. Kindly check with the dentist. For the same. The shade of the teeth will change. To white.
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I want to know about oil pulling. Is it good for oral health? Which oil is very useful in oil pulling. Is mustard oil is good or not for oral health. Can you help help me.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I want to know about oil pulling. Is it good for oral health? Which oil is very useful in oil pulling. Is mustard oil...
Oil pulling is no substitute for brushing. Oil pulling is swishing of essential oil in mouth for 5-10 minutes. Until the color of oil changes towards white, then spitting it out. Oils of sessame, peanuts, etc can be used.
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Since my childhood I have been Suffering from sever body heat. All the time my mouth gets swells. Please give my suggestion.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Since my childhood I have been Suffering from sever body heat.
All the time my mouth gets swells.
Please give my sugg...
Drinks lot and lots of water do some exercise in early morning and consume boiled diet this will eventually start helping in some time. No medications required.
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I am 26 years old and I am planning to go for braces as I have unattractive smile. Which one should I choose? Ceramic or metal? Do both have side effects? Is there any better and effective way to treat this dental problem. Is is safe?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 26 years old and I am planning to go for braces as I have unattractive smile. Which one should I choose? Ceramic...
It's absolutely safe!!! Go ahead with the treatment The treatment results are same in both metal and ceramic Ceramic braces are for social reasons if u don't want people to know about your treatment There are lingual braces also for the same But if u don't want to hide Then go for metal Don't worry You will have a beautiful smile post treatment
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I am 22 years old a frequent smoker. Usually 1to2 cigarettes per day. When last smoked after one hour blood blister formed on my left inner cheek with a small bubble of white (may be pus) help me.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Its may be salivary gland minor burn or cheek biting .please avoid smoking. You can easily get out of this habit at a early age.
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My aunt teeth and gums problem since last fifteen days. Many medicines tried but no improvement came out. She is also taking care of their mouth but there is not any sign of relief. Can you please tell us what should she do. Or we should consult a doctor right now.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My aunt teeth and gums problem since last fifteen days. Many medicines tried but no improvement came out. She is also...
You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals.
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39 Yr old female,(having 2children, youngest one 7 year old)), abdominal pain for last 4 days (taking treatment), ultrasound report-2.4×1.5 cm intramural fibroid, small amount of fluid in uterine cavity. Kindly suggest treatment.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
39 Yr old female,(having 2children, youngest one 7 year old)), abdominal pain for last 4 days (taking treatment), ult...
Intramural fibroid that you have is very small and will not cause any pain. You need to remove them if they are large .If you can send the full report it will be fine Often a concern and some advocate the presence of echogenic fluid or an accompanying abnormal endometrial thickness as an indication for endometrial sampling.
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