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Dr. Annamalai

MDS - Orthodontics

Dentist, Chennai

10 Years Experience
Dr. Annamalai MDS - Orthodontics Dentist, Chennai
10 Years Experience
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Dr. Annamalai is an experienced Dentist in Puzhuthivakkam, Chennai. He has over 10 years of experience as a Dentist. He studied and completed MDS - Orthodontics . You can meet Dr. Annamalai personally at Anupam Dental Care in Puzhuthivakkam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Annamalai and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Orthodontics - Kerala University - 2007
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If I do scaling and polishing in every 6 month will it affect my teeth in future?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
If I do scaling and polishing in every 6 month will it affect my teeth in future?
All individuals requires scaling (cleaning) & polishing to be done atleast once in 6 months to maintain our oral hygiene clean. Our toothbrush is not much finely designed to clean all the plaque and calculi in the interdental areas of the teeth, which is the area where most of the calculus accumulate much and has to be removed regularly using scalers by the dentist.
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I am 59 years old and want tore-move 20 teeth in one sitting is it risky? Are there any side effects.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 59 years old and want tore-move 20 teeth in one sitting is it risky?  Are there any side effects.
It depends on gen condition and capacity to take action in emergency under ga it can be easily done no side effects in particular.
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All About Hyperdontia

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
All About Hyperdontia

Hyperdontia is a peculiar and quite rare dental problem which involves the growth of excess number of teeth. It can appear during birth and last till the primary teeth fall out to be replaced by the permanent set of teeth, or appear with the rise of the permanent teeth. If a person shows a tendency to grow more than 20 temporary teeth or more than 32 permanent teeth, he or she suffers from hyperdontia. 

Where do the additional teeth occur?
The additional teeth or supernumerary teeth can appear anywhere inside the mouth or dental arch, but the most common ones are called wisdom teeth and they grow as anterior molars after a certain age. Extra teeth in new born infants are called natal teeth. Occurrence of more than 4-6 supernumerary teeth is rare, although there have been known cases of more than 30 supernumerary teeth. 

Why does hyperdontia occur?
1. Hyperdontia often occurs in association with a few select disorders like cleidocranial dysplasia, Ehler - Danlos syndrome, Gardner syndrome, and cleft lip and palate. 
2. Although the exact cause of hyperdontia has not yet been discovered, some studies have shown that it might be a result of over activity of dental lamina during the phase of tooth development in infancy. 
3. It could also possibly be due to genetic or environmental factors. 

What problems does it pose and how can hyperdontia be corrected?
1. The existence of extra teeth often causes problems in speaking.
2. It may also cause deformation in the mouth region, and impediments in a lot of other functional activities like eating. 
3. In rare cases, the extra tooth/teeth may be agents of tumors or cysts. 
4. Therefore, treatment must be swiftly undertaken so as to remove the extra teeth and prevent rise of further teeth in the same spot. 
5. Sometimes, hyperdontia also leads to overcrowding and misshapen rows of teeth; this can also be corrected with extensive procedures.

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Hello doctor I met an accident before two days. My jaws got injured in my mouth but TMJ joints, dooring, matching of teeth is perfect but while I open my mouth some little deviating is coming even-though I was eating without any pain. Tat deviation will become normal?

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hello doctor I met an accident before two days. My jaws got injured in my mouth but TMJ joints, dooring, matching of ...
if it is been just 2 days,wait for 2 to 3 weeks. be on soft diet do not open your mouth wide.consult a maxillofacial surgeon in case of problem persists
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My teeth broken in age of 20y during playing cricket My upper 2 teeth half broken I know best treatment & treatments coast.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My teeth broken in age of 20y during playing cricket My upper 2 teeth half broken I know best treatment & treatments ...
Hello, you need to visit a dentist and get it checked. Get an x-ray done. If there is infection to the root of the tooth, you need to get it treated. Then get a crown placed over it. If there is no infection then you can also go for veneers. The cost can rage from Rs. 2000-10,000/- depending on the case, the dentist and location of the clinic.
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I have deeper cavity in my teeth. I found many articles on internet to heal and cure it. I do oil pulling since 6 months it does brighten my teeth but not reversing decay. I know dentist will say filling it. I heard that kapalbhati can cure it. I want ans from yoga expert or ayurvedacharya on it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have deeper cavity in my teeth. I found many articles on internet to heal and cure it. I do oil pulling since 6 mon...
•If your cavity in the tooth is caused by decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection.
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Certified Implantologist, B.D.S
Dentist, Vapi
FIND YOUR RIGHT BRUSH!!!!!
Have you ever wondered what to look when you are shopping for a right brush for yourself. We always read the contents, calorie intake etc etc when you buy something to eat but then why choose anything when it comes to taking care of your oral hygiene.
So, here are some tips you need to observe while buying a toothbrush for yourself
1. It should always be SOFT TOOTHBRUSH- No matter how delicate it might look , remember you are cleaning your teeth not your clothes. So never buy a hard or a medium brush. This is always written on either extreme top or extreme bottom of the toothbrush you are buying. Remember, it should be a soft toothbrush.
2. Any branded company recognised by the American Dental Association will do . I am not promoting a brand but remember to choose a good company because that will usually follow the guidelines followed by ADA to design a toothbrush.
3. Have additional features- Features you need are Gum Stimulators( for massaging the gums), 360 degree cleaning . If you are wearing braces, make sure you have a specially designed orthodontic brush for yourself.

So, i hope next time if i see you in the grocery store you know what to buy..
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I brush my teeth twice a day but I have noticed that my teeth colour has become yellow which was not the case earlier. What should I do?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Amravati
I brush my teeth twice a day but I have noticed that my teeth colour has become yellow which was not the case earlier...
If you are brushing very vigorously, then due to excessive friction, there is loss of enamel. When the enamel layer of the teeth is thinned, teeth start appearing yellow due to dentin, the inner layer. Brush using soft toothbrush and clean all areas in 2 minutes.
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My few teeth are damage around 5, I have insurance in my company is this applicable to claim. And also am get blood in my teeth can you suggest what can we do.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My few teeth are damage around 5, I have insurance in my company is this applicable to claim. And also am get blood i...
Insurance does not compensate dental treatment and I will suggest you to get your teeth cleaned through a dentist.
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I am having trouble with my teeth. I have a bleeding gums. Nd many more problems.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am having trouble with my teeth. I have a bleeding gums. Nd many more problems.
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Diets that are deficient in vitamin C can cause severe dental problems, including loose teeth and bleeding gums. Try a salad with citrus fruits, such as orange or grapefruit sections, to boost your body's ability to fight those destructive symptoms, as well as plaque. Be sure to buffer citrus fruits by including them as part of a meal, because their acid content could potentially erode tooth enamel.
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Hi doctor, sir I have faced gum bleeding for last 1 month and this is the first time I had dental problem. My gums are swelled and while brushing time or if I have any hard food, blood are coming. Please help.

BDS, Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Surat
You need to visit a dentist to get your teeth checked and get appropriate treatment as early as possible. You might need teeth extraction if you wait longer.
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I have little pimple in my mouth it's paining too much. I can't even eat or drink water. What I have to do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have little pimple in my mouth it's paining too much. I can't even eat or drink water. What I have to do?
U may take cap bnc one a day locally apply metroggyl gel ointment suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water. Take fibrous food you may add banana to your diet at night take isabagol husk two table spoon full n try to stay tension free.
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Sir as I smoke daily sometimes like once in two months blood comes out I think it comes from my throat but it comes only when I am brushing my teeth.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Sir as I smoke daily sometimes like once in two months blood comes out I think it comes from my throat but it comes o...
Smoking has no direct relationship with spitting blood (hemoptysis), appearence of blood per orum may present in gingivitis or spongy gum (one in 5 cases, nasal corrosion, continuous hacking cough ,prolonged URTIs ,at times in cases of tuberculous lung damage (one in 10 cases), in rare instance (one out of 50 cases) it may be a malignancy either of lungs, esophagus etc. Do not bother, eat healthy reduce smoking, kindly check CBC ,lft, creatinine,fasting pp blood sugar and very important sputum test (AFBtest) with PA chest (digital xray. If you run fever and or losing weight meet a qualified doctor asap. Good luck.
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I have been smoking hookah from 2month. Now I'm getting bad taste on tongue and getting yellow whitish coating on it. How do I remove the yellow whitish coated from my tongue.

BDS
Dentist, Jaunpur
Get rid of ur habit , its self healing stage no need to worry as soon as u withdraw habit ,you will find everything back on track
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My questions is. My right side teeth root canal in process. So which cap is better for teeth. Metal or ceramic?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
My questions is. My right side teeth root canal in process. So which cap is better for teeth. Metal or ceramic?
Hi, metal caps are stronger than the porcelain or ceramic tooth but colour of ceramic tooth is more aesthetic. If you had rct in back molars you can opt for metals. But these days toth coloured aesthetic material caps are preferred.
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Post root canal treatment instruction - Final Sitting

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Post root canal treatment instruction - Final Sitting

1. Start chewing from both the side.

2. It may take 7-10 days to adjust with new crown or bridge.

3. Maintain proper oral hygiene with brushing twice a day.

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I think one of tooth is rotten. It turned into black and it is hurting the right jaw so badly. Is there any first aid I could do before going to doctor to avoid the pain. Any medicine I could by at the medical shop without prescription.

Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I think one of tooth is rotten. It turned into black and it is hurting the right jaw so badly. Is there any first aid...
Take dolo 650mg twice daily, but we need to analyze by taking the xray, so visit your dentist regularly as soon as possible.
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Health Tip - Oral Health

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Health Tip - Oral Health
Smoking or consuming smokeless tobacco is very harmful for your teeth. It can lead to various oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay. 

Hi, This is Tarun. Bad smell has been getting from my mouth for the past 15 months. I have taken so many medicines. Currently I am using colgate mouth fresh. Please suggest me the advice.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hi, This is Tarun. Bad smell has been getting from my mouth for the past 15 months. I have taken so many medicines. C...
Hello, bad breath could be because of deposits on your teeth or food lodged in your teeth. It could also be because of cold, acidity, fasting for long hours, not drinking enough water, stomach problem. Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Visit your dentist every 6 months.
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