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Dr. Annapurna

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

15 Years Experience
Dr. Annapurna BDS Dentist, Chennai
15 Years Experience
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To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies.
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Dr. Annapurna is an experienced Dentist in Ashok Nagar, Chennai. She has over 15 years of experience as a Dentist. She studied and completed BDS . She is currently associated with drrams in Ashok Nagar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Annapurna and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Rajiv Gandhi University - 2002
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Always use a fluoridated toothpaste for brushing and brush twice a day.

Sir how to reduce hairfall and depression while single and how to avoid getting tensions and Vasan has dental problem suggest him for solution.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir how to reduce hairfall  and depression while single and how to avoid getting tensions and Vasan has dental proble...
Kindly consult a dermatologist for hairfall problem.For dental problems,please specify what dental problem you have.If its tooth pain,You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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Hi, I am 25 years old. I am suffering teeth problem. In my teeth blood coming daily. I am using sensodine teeth paste and brush also. But again blood coming between my teeth. And bad smell coming out on my teeth. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi, I am 25 years old. I am suffering teeth problem. In my teeth blood coming daily. I am using sensodine teeth paste...
FOR TEETH PAIN: We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. FOR BLEEDING GUMS: We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. FOR BAD SMELL: Dry mouth also can cause bad breath. Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath, You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then.
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I have pain in my teeth and dentist advised me for rct. But I breast feed my 6 months old baby. What medication should I take?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have pain in my teeth and dentist advised me for rct. But I breast feed my 6 months old baby. What medication shoul...
No substitute get the rct done it's safe tell Dr. That you breast feed he will regulate any med he req to give.
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I am 27 year old man, my problem is my teeth are so weak. Most of the time when I brush blood coming from it. I regularly brush twice a day. But still no effect. Can you help me outThanx alot.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 27 year old man, my problem is my teeth are so weak. Most of the time when I brush blood coming from it. I regul...
Homoeopathic medicine------------------ merc sol 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 5 drops today night and forget this medicine-------------- plantago q/hammemelis q (dr reckeweg) mix both these medicines and take 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 2-3 months------------ hekla lava tooth powder (wheezal) scrub teeth daily night before sleep--------------- note-use brush with soft bristles and use it upside down while brushing teeth.--------------
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Hi my teeth is light yellowish in colour Any suggestions to get whiter teeth. Is there any treatment for this and how much will it cost ?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Reason for yellow color in the teeth need to be find out, It can be reduced by oral prophylaxis and polishing of teeth and followed by bleaching by a qualified doctor.
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I am chewing tobacco for more than 15years, now these days I am feeling that my mouth is not opening fully during eating something.

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
You might be in a precancerous condition Better stop your habit and get your treatment done immediately
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I have bruxism (grinding teeth during sleep) since childhood. I am 27 now. Is it a psychological disorder? If yes is there any remedy for it.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have bruxism (grinding teeth during sleep) since childhood. I am 27 now. Is it a psychological disorder? If yes is ...
Night bruxism can b due to various reasons. A few reasons being excessive stress, hyperactive jaw nerves n muscles, phycological disorder, teeth malocclusion. Get your self evaluated by dentist to know the cause of your prob n get treated accordingly. Meanwhile ask your dentist for night guards which'll prevent undue wearing of your teeth leading to sensitivity n other probs.
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Hello sir or mam, I want to ask about my teeth related problem. I am suffering from pain because of it. I think it is some muscular pain.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello sir or mam, I want to ask about  my teeth related problem. I am suffering from pain because of it. I think it i...
You might have pain due to third molar. Kindly get yourself assessed for the situation by the dentist after which medications will be presribed.
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4 Foods That Strengthen Your Child’s Teeth

Fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology, MD Pediatrics (Gold Medalist), MBBS
Pediatrician, Delhi
4 Foods That Strengthen Your Child’s Teeth
4 Foods That Strengthen Your Child’s Teeth

Kids have a mind of their own when it comes to food. The unhealthier it is, the more they tend to like it. Most taste driven or sweet foods are harmful for your child’s oral hygiene. However not all foods that your children like to eat are as bad for their oral health, some even help strengthen their teeth.

Here are 4 foods that your children can have for healthy teeth and gums.

1) Sugarless Gum - It helps loosen plaque and increase the number of natural antibodies in the mouth. It also keeps the gums hydrated. While too much of anything is not good, these gums are good once in a while.

2) Crispy Vegetables - These might not be popular with children but can be made yummy with interesting dips to go with them. Raw carrots, celery, cauliflower, and green beans are chewing foods which clean the child's teeth and gums.

3) Natural Sugar - Sugar from milk, yoghurt and cheese are rich in vitamin D, phosphate and calcium. When consumed, they raise the pH level of the mouth which lowers the level of acids, hence reducing risk of tooth decay.

4) Vitamin C Rich Foods - Fruits like oranges, kiwis, strawberries, papayas and limes help kill bacteria that can cause gingivitis. They also aid a good supply of collagen in the child's gums. However, parents need to remember that one can eat citrus foods only after thirty minutes from brushing their teeth. This is because the citric acid in these foods can weaken the tooth enamel temporarily.


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I had habbit of chewing pan masala/guthkha (tobacco), I have probleme with my mouth, I cannot open it, I can open it just a inch, nt even 2 fingers, too worried. Wht to do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
U must b having osmf it's called precancerous consult a maxillofacial surg you req surgery, you may show it to me as well.
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PREVENTION OF BAD BREATH

BDS
Dentist, Pune
PREVENTION OF BAD BREATH
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you:
1. Practice good oral hygeine. Brush twice a day with flouride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque.
2. See your dentist regularly-atleast twice a year
3. Stop smoking or chewing tobacco-based products. Ask your dentist for tips on quitting the habit.
4. Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. This helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
5. Keep a log of the foods you eat. If you think they maybe causing bad breath bring the log to your dentist to review.

Dear Sir/ madam I am married couple. When I am doing foreplay then smelling comes from my partner's mouth who is very bad. So please suggest me a mouth freshener spray who is better for us during the foreplay and there is no side effect.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
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I am married couple. When I am doing foreplay then smelling comes from my partner's mouth who is very...
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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Dr. My daughters one front teeth Is broken half he is 12 years old what Precaution should be taken.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Dr. My daughters one front teeth
Is broken half he is 12 years old what
Precaution should be taken.
If the tooth breaks, have the tooth contoured. Fill the crack in. Place a crown on your tooth. If the tooth has been badly damaged and the nerve or pulp is exposed, the dentist may have to perform a root canal to save the tooth. If the tooth has been severely damaged, it may have to be extracted.
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मेरे मुह मेँ छाले बहोत होते हैं। शर्दी मेँ भी। जीभ पर भी हो जाते हैं। क्या कोई घरेलु उपाय है जिस से छाले न हो?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
मेरे मुह मेँ छाले बहोत होते हैं।
शर्दी मेँ भी। जीभ पर भी हो जाते हैं।
क्या कोई घरेलु उपाय है जिस से छाले न हो?
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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Hi I am 41yrs old man I have a problem of mouth ulcer in repeated nature from last two months although I have this problem in every season change but this time is repeated how to solve?

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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M.D.S, B.D.S.
Dentist, Katihar
bleeding gums is one of the common problem i encounted. it should be very much clear that you hav two brush twice for keeping your tooth healthy. scaling and root plannig and proper medication can cure your bleeding problem and some extent to bad breath.

Sir. My gums are losing my teeth seen clearly deep what can I do please help me sir.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Sir. My gums are losing my teeth seen clearly deep what can I do please help me sir.
Homoeopathy has good treatment for your problem, without causing adverse effects. Take homoeopathic medicine merc sol 30 daily in the morning and in the evening and give feedback after 6 days.
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My teeth is so dirty because I smoke too much so please give me right solution for clean my teeth because after 2 days I have to in a party.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth is so dirty because I smoke too much so please give me right solution for clean my teeth because after 2 day...
All individuals requires scaling (cleaning) 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. So pls do visit a dentist for scaling.
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BDS
Dentist, Zirakpur
For healthy teeth n gums brushing at night is much more important than in the morning;morning brushing is to feel fresh while nyt brushing is mandatory for dental health. ........
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