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Dr. Archana

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Archana Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Archana is a popular Dentist in Ambikapuram, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Dr Vasanth Dental Care in Ambikapuram, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Archana on Lybrate.com.

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I have dry mouth tongue little crack. Pachan kriya bilkul kharab hai. Koi dawai bataye

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have dry mouth tongue  little crack. Pachan kriya bilkul kharab hai. Koi dawai bataye
For mouth ulcers u may take a cap BNC daily, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, local application of metroggyl gel, add fibre to ur diet , green veg , banana r rich sources, take two helpful spoons of isabagol husk at night with water,milk or curd , drink plenty of water. Stress ,hurry , worry predispose u to this, ladies may experience this more during periods
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Hi, I'm 21 year old I have a dental problem. I have bad breath most of the days. I brush properly twice a day, still facing the same problem. Any solution or medicine to get rid of this?

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Hi, I'm 21 year old I have a dental problem. I have bad breath most of the days. I brush properly twice a day, still ...
You probably need a professional cleaning and polishing along with some medications. A complete check up is needed.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcer what to do?

BDS
Dentist,
I am suffering from mouth ulcer what to do?
There are so many causes of mouth ulcers like- -stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple mouth ulcers. -certain foods, including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as lemons, oranges, pineapples, apples, figs, tomatoes and strawberries), can trigger a mouth ulcer. -sometimes a sharp tooth surface also trigger mouth ulcers. -some cases of complex mouth ulcers are caused by an underlying health condition, such as an impaired immune system; nutritional problems, such as vitamin b-12, zinc, folic acid, or iron deficiency and gastrointestinal tract disease, such as coeliac disease and crohn's disease. -when you first quit smoking, you may develop more mouth ulcers than normal, but this is temporary. Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take'becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief.
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I have dental problems, on the last corner of my teeth there was a black spot on the upper part. So kindly suggested me how to cure it?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have dental problems, on the last corner of my teeth there was a black spot on the upper part. So kindly suggested ...
The black spot on teeth are due to decay. Get it removed n the cavity filled with tooth coloured material. This is the initial stage, so for it as soon as possible before the decay progress.
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Smell coming from my mouth, what should I do?

LCPS, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
General Physician,
Usual cause is unclean mouth and/or infection of tooth. Clean mouth with any toothpaste and brush after eating. And see a dentist, if that doesn't work.
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Hello doctor I have yellowness in my teeth my self ashish jain I am 36 year old man what should I do please tell me doctor.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Hello doctor I have yellowness in my teeth my self ashish jain I am 36 year old man what should I do please tell me d...
I advice you go for scaling (professional tooth cleaning) to remove the extrinsic stains and then polishing and then bleaching (tooth whitening) so as to remove the intrinsic stains and improves the tooth shade.
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I don't know Why but when I woke up in morning my mouth stinks very badly. I brush regularly. But don't know why this is happening.

BHMS
Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Take homoeopathic treatment 100% cure merc sol morning 4 pills for 8 days and reply back after 8 days, do not repeat after 8 days. Need to do homoeopathic course for complete cure so for further assistance and treatment for permanent cure you can consult me privately.
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I am 24 yr old boy and i'm suffering from my mouth smelling since I was 21 yr old. I always brushed my teeth daily but after a hour this problem start again tell what should I do. Thank you.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I am 24 yr old boy and i'm suffering from my mouth smelling since I was 21 yr old. I always brushed my teeth daily bu...
Get your teeth clean by the dentist. You can use the tongue cleaner and also the clohex mouth wash 3time in day. Also make a habit to brush twice in day
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BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
To lessen the degree of pain or soreness in the mouth during the orthodontic treatment, you can gargle with 8 ounces of lukewarm water with one teaspoonful of salt dissolved in it. Swish it around your mouth and then spit it out. It will dull the pain and provide relief. 
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Don't Ignore Dental Cavity

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Don't Ignore Dental Cavity
Dental cavity should be treated as soon as possible
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Hello Sir, My daughter is 3 years old and uske ek teeth main keeda lag gaya hai. Please suggest kya karna chahiye. Kya filling karwani hogi? Or ye treatment painful to nhi hoga.

Dentist, Udaipur
Hello Sir, My daughter is 3 years old and uske ek teeth main keeda lag gaya hai. Please suggest kya karna chahiye. Ky...
Yes sir, you should consult a dentist. Black discoloration of teeth suggest decay (keeda lagna). It needs immediate treatment as it can affect permanent teeth if not treated.
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After I have been fixed with cast partial denture there is a flurry of mouth ulcers which aren't healing and face is swollen l don't have acidity or stomach upsets but the ulcers refuse to go even after bcom please caps feeling feverish with aches in my jaw and sideburns please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
After I have been fixed with cast partial denture there is a flurry of mouth ulcers which aren't healing and face is ...
Do not wear your denture for few weeks until healing. 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 uvula is soiling feeling pain up to my head I take antibiotic tablet last 15 days but its not being normal. Please advise me. My age is 53 years.

MD-Ayurveda, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
My uvula is soiling feeling pain up to my head I take antibiotic tablet last 15 days but its not being normal. Please...
Do salt and warm water gargles. Start again antibiotic course (like cefixime 200 mg twice daily after food) with paracetamol 500 mg after food daily once or twice all above for 3 or 5 days.
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Bleaching: Extra-White Teeth

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Bleaching: Extra-White Teeth

Everybody wants that perfect smile showing off pearly white teeth, but not many have it. There is a constant try to improve the smile by making the teeth whiter and brighter. Teeth can be discolored intrinsically or extrinsically. They acquire different shades and sometimes even different colors like brown and black, making them stand out as extremely odd. Teeth change color either due to intrinsic or extrinsic reasons. Intrinsic is when minerals like fluoride get incorporated into the tooth, giving it white irregular spots. Aging also causes intrinsic staining, turning them to a pale yellow shade. This is more difficult to remove than the extrinsic coloring. Also, teeth change color due to extrinsic causes like food substances, smoking, medications, tobacco usage, poor oral hygiene, etc.

The introduction of tooth bleaching came as boon to those who were unhappy with their teeth color. Whitening can also be done in the dentist's office or at home by the patients themselves. Though over-the-counter bleaching agents are available, it is always advised to consult a dentist and then choose the appropriate material. The time of each application and the duration of the entire treatment are best decided by the dentist. The product provided by the dentist would be stronger and will produce quicker results than the ones available in the market.

At Home Bleaching: The dentist will take impressions of upper the lower jaws and fabricate customized trays. The right material is then chosen, which is applied on these trays and left in place for the desired amount of time. This needs to be repeated for a time decided by the dentist depending on how much whitening is desired. The desired color is usually achieved in about 4 weeks' time.

In-House Bleaching: This will require multiple visits to the dentist, usually about 1 to 3, of about 30 to 90 minutes each. The gums are first protected and then the bleaching agent is applied. It could require laser for activation in some cases. If the desired color is not achieved, it could be followed by a couple of applications at home. In some cases, there could be minor complications including gum irritation and increased tooth sensitivity. This is caused by the hydrogen peroxide, which is the standard component in all bleaching agents. The whitening process can be repeated at desired intervals to add that extra sparkle. Once the trays are fabricated, the bleaching agent can be used multiple times.

Teeth Whitening: Why You Should Talk to Your Dentist:

  1. Tooth bleaching can make teeth temporarily sensitive or be uncomfortable for people who already have sensitive teeth. When used incorrectly, home kits can also lead to burned and even temporarily bleached gums.
  2. Tooth whitening works best for people with yellow teeth and is less effective for people with brown teeth. If your teeth are gray or purple, tooth bleaching probably won't work at all.
  3. To be sure of tooth whitening is worth your time and money, talk to your dentist before you use an over-the-counter tooth whitening kit.

If you are not happy with the color of your teeth, talk to your dentist about what is the best method to change their color. The results could leave you surprised with a white, bright smile.

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My son is 11 months old n has 4 developing teeth. The upoer two teeth are black stained. The lower teeth r too small to observe any stain. Please advise how to remove/avoid stain. N also cause of the stain.

BDS
Dentist, Kharagpur
My son is 11 months old n has 4 developing teeth. The upoer two teeth are black stained. The lower teeth r too small ...
I think it is nursing bottle caries. You should clean you son's milk tooth with warm saline water in everytime after taking food. And consult your nearest pedodontist in kolkata.
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I am 23 years male. I am suffering from bad smell from my mouth. I am using thermosil toothpaste. I thnk I hv pyoriya. And I hv stomach problem.

BDS
Dentist, Ajmer
I am 23 years male. I am suffering from bad smell from my mouth. I am using thermosil toothpaste. I thnk I hv pyoriya...
As soon as possible get your teeth professionally cleaned which includes deep cleaning. After you get your teeth cleaned learn proper toothbrushing techniques and ask your dentist about how you can maintain good oral hygiene. Follow the instructions given by the dentist and your problem will be solved.
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Male 23, i had amalgum filling in my lt maolar tooth sept 2013 now when ever some fork touches dat filling part it produces a sensitivity immediately. I dont hv ny pain or other prob. Plz suggest wat to do?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
Consult a dentist, probably u need to get rid of amalgam filling and go for tooth colored filling. Amalgam filling are outdated now. Regards
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How to get rid of gums pain, daily at the time of brushing bleeding takes place from my gums? please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Red, swollen gums, bleeding gums after brushing, bad breath are initial signs of gingivitis.. You need a round of professional cleaning with polishing for this, Plz dont ignore as this may lead to periodontitis..
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