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Dr. Archana

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Archana Dentist, Chennai
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I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care....more
I believe in health care that is based on a personal commitment to meet patient needs with compassion and care.
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Dr. Archana is a renowned Dentist in K K Nagar, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Chennai Smiles in K K Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Archana on Lybrate.com.

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How to cure mouth ulcers? I frequently get mouth ulcers so please tell me a home remedy or cure for it.

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How to cure mouth ulcers? I frequently get mouth ulcers so please tell me a home remedy or cure for it.
HOME REMEDY 1. Apply glycerine 2. Drink milk and ensure that you don’t drink immediately maintain some milk over the ulcer area. 3. ALOCLARE MOUTHWASH 4. Gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. 5. Honey 6. Tulsi 7. Poppy Seeds Poppy seeds – khus-khus in Hindi 8. Liquorice Called mulethi in Hindi, adhimadhuram in Tamil, 9. Ghee 10. Drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. 11.. Castor oil also has wonderful cooling property; apply a little oil to your scalp and the soles of the feet, allow the oil to soak in for a few hours and then wash with warm water.

What to eat if you have braces

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Avoid consuming food which might get stuck in your braces especially sticky and chewy food.
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My left side lower premolar teeth was capped about a year back as its cavity was almost touching the nerve bed. The dentist instead to doing root canal suggested to just cap the teeth. Till now it was okay, but now I can feel some sensation in my gum when I bite anything hard with that teeth. It's not pain, but it does wordy me. What do you suggest? can they take off the cap, do a root canal and refix the cap?

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My left side lower premolar teeth was capped about a year back as its cavity was almost touching the nerve bed. The d...
Hi, you may have infection in periapical region. Rct is very important step when the pulp is exposed. You need to be investigated. Go to the dentist who did it. Get rct done. You need some antibiotic and anti inflammatory medications. You can consult me.
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I have yellow colored teeth. I brush my teeth twice a day but it remains yellow. The toothpaste I use is Colgate and the toothbrush of Oral-B. What should I do to whiten my yellowish teeth?

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I have yellow colored teeth. I brush my teeth twice a day but it remains yellow. The toothpaste I use is Colgate and ...
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. If you are not satisfied with the results go for bleaching of teeth.

I' m 17 years old boy i' m having too much plaque what to do?

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Get scaling & polishing done and ask your dentist to show proper brushing technique to prevent its accumulation.

Hi i am 29 female 6th pregnant. I have a hole in the teeth. I heard it should not be treated during pregnancy. How to get relief from the teeth pain?

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Hi i am 29 female 6th pregnant. I have a hole in the teeth. I heard it should not be treated during pregnancy. How to...
Don't worry, if you have hole in teeth then tooth fiiling is the solution of your problem, you are pregnent then in this condition

I got done surgery of my teeth last few month I am getting bleeding what should I do ?

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Do cold fomentation by placing ice-cubes wrapped in a handkerchief. Also consult the dentist asap. Eat tablet pause-500 mg.

Mere daant me right upper tooth me 1 maheene pehle pain hua tha me dentist ko dikhaya usne kaha munhe root canal ko par ab munhe waise dard nahi rehta me khana bhi kha raha lekin mujhe kabhi halka pain hota but hamesha halka sir me dard rehta sir ke dard tooth se juda usi side pain hota uske liye koi medicine mujhe abhi root canal nahi kara na kyunki itna pain bilkul kam hao but headache khali right side rehta can tge treatment done with medicine.

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Mere daant me right upper tooth me 1 maheene pehle pain hua tha me dentist ko dikhaya usne kaha munhe root canal ko p...
Best treatment is root canal treatment. The pain will gradually return once the power of antibiotics will subside. This is the best time for root canal when the pain is minimum.
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I am 33 year old woman and I have gum bleeding at the time of brushing and have a tooth ache also.

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I am 33 year old woman and I have gum bleeding at the time of brushing and have a tooth ache also.
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Kindly get an x-ray done of the tooth having pain. May be you will have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap. Till then you can take a pain killer like tab ketorol dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I am 19 years old and have a problem of yellow teeth. What should I do?

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I am 19 years old and have a problem of yellow teeth. What should I do?
Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.

Hello Doctor, Myself Ankur. I'm 35 years old and I want to put braces as my teeth are bit outward and there is gap between them. I want to know will it be successful at this age. Also taking out molar teeth will be suitable. And how much time will it take to get in.

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Hello Doctor,
Myself Ankur. I'm 35 years old and I want to put braces as my teeth are bit outward and there is gap be...
time depends on severity of case. braces treatment is possible at any age. u can go for braces treatment.

Hey there I used to wear braces for arnd 2 years Dey asked me to put on retainers for abt 6 mnts Bt I havnt been very regular in wearing dem. Is der a risk of my teeth to protrude again?

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I used to wear braces for arnd 2 years
Dey asked me to put on retainers for abt 6 mnts Bt I havnt been very...
If doctor has given you fixed retainer then no worries otherwise chances of protrusion might happen.
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I am 21 year old and I have bleeding problem in teeth for last 6 month.

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I am 21 year old and I have bleeding problem in teeth for last 6 month.
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.

I have a teeth problem, 5 years ago I had lost my tooth, there will be any problem in future? I am with out tooth now.

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I have a teeth problem, 5 years ago I had lost my tooth, there will be any problem in future? I am with out tooth now.
Sir as soon as possible you should replace your missing tooth. Well but the reason behind is if you don't replace your tooth and leave the gap as it is, the adjacent tooth will start moving towards the open space and also the tooth above the blank space. This will loosen those teeth and gradually they will fall. So don't make this mistake and undergo the treatment.

How to bring maxilla forward. Can it be done without surgery. I am not sure if I have a forward maxilla or not. How can I know it. And I am 21 years old.

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How to bring maxilla forward. Can it be done without surgery. I am not sure if I have a forward maxilla or not. How c...
Maxilla is a part of the skull bones. Alone, this bone cannot move forwards or backwards unless fractured like during intentional surgery. If you feel any problem with the appearance of your maxilla, you can consult a dentist, preferably an orthodontist who will advise you a series of xrays: like lateralcephalogram and then can comment on the status of the bone.

Hi, I keep getting a random sensation, its like a Muscle twitch that runs across my temples. I have some tmj too on left side. Is it dangerous? I feel this kind of sensations frequently just for 5 or less and when I sleep or rest it goes. My question is these twitching dangerous or not. Please advice regarding this.

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Hi, I keep getting a random sensation, its like a
Muscle twitch that runs across my temples. I have some tmj too on l...
A fasciculation (or" muscle twitching") is a small, local, involuntary muscle contraction (twitching) visible under the skin arising from the spontaneous discharge of a bundle of skeletal muscle fibres. It is nothing dangerous.

I have a gum reducing problem. Till I noticed it. It was late. Now the condition is. I hav a whole on the right side of my gum above molar teeth. My front gums are down badly. My dentist came up with a conclusion that it was because of wrong way of brushing. I followed the way they showed me. Of strokes. Up and down. But that doesn't seem to stop the problem. Kindly advice is something over it. And also it is possible to regrow the gums?

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I have a gum reducing problem. Till I noticed it. It was late. Now the condition is. I hav a whole on the right side ...
Hello lybrate-user, thank you for asking your question. From the info that you have provided, we can assume that you are have what is called'recession' of your gums. Recession is simple words is'moving backwards' this can happen due to a few reasons. 1. As your previous dentist suggested, it could be due to wrong brushing techniques. You need to use a soft tooth brush and brush your teeth gently. 2. It could be because of some trauma to that area. 3. It could be genetic. Meaning it runs in the family. 4. Another reason could be poor oral hygiene. For this you will need to pay more attention to carefully brushing your teeth. So, the treatment usually depends on the cause. As we have not evaluated or seen your teeth and gums, we can only provide some treatment options. 1. A good cleaning of your teeth especially of those affected areas. It is called subgingival scaling and root planning. It will help to start the healing by removing all the harmful bacteria present that could be causing the recession or'moving' of your gums. You can observe for 3 to 4 weeks while maintaining excellent oral hygiene. You may see that the gums are slowly moving back to its normal position. 2. If its not healed or some areas are not healing you can also think of getting a flap or gum surgery done. The dentist will use this method to cover the exposed part of your teeth. This procedure depends on the amount of bone present underneath. If it's less, you will need a bone graft which has to been done by a skilled dentist. And depends on your general health. Use a soft brush and use a mouth wash. We hope you find this information useful and you get better soon. Regards.
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Prevent Dental Stains Without Chemicals

Do you wish your teeth were whiter? Some people have off-white teeth naturally, probably through their genetic inheritance. Others get stained teeth over time for a variety of reasons. If you would like to brighten your smile but don't want to put the time or money into commercially whitening them, here are a few suggestions for doing it on your own.

1. Limit your consumption of tea, which contains tannic acid. This substance can darken teeth gradually over time, as evidenced by the stains left in teacups used for serving this beverage. You also may want to cut back on cola products, which has a similar but lesser effect. Any foods with deep colors, like blueberries, can leave stains on your tooth enamel. So be sure to brush your teeth after eating foods like these.

2. Rinse your mouth after eating. For best results, try to rinse with water even after snacks, including pop or candy bars. This will prevent foods from sticking to or staying with your teeth, where they can adhere to the enamel and cause stains to appear gradually. At work, use the drinking fountain or bathroom sink for a quick rinse. The quicker you rinse, the better results you will have. Some people even carry small bottles of mouthwash for a quick gargle after lunch.

3. Brush your teeth at least twice a day. Morning and evening are the best times, or following two of your main meals. This will help to remove food bits that can cause discoloration or decay. You can use whitening toothpaste if you prefer, which will provide a low-key brightening effect on your teeth without the use of harsh chemicals or abrasive products. Ask your dentist to recommend a safe whitener for this purpose.

4. Ask about tetracycline substitutes. If you are prescribed tetracycline, a popular antibiotic, ask the doctor if there is a reasonable substitute, as tetracycline has been known to discolor patients' teeth, especially those who took it frequently or for prolonged periods of time. If you must take it, check with your dentist about how to combat the potential darkening effect it may have on your teeth. Other medications may have this effect, as well, so if tooth color is a problem, ask your doctor about the potential for discoloration for any prescription you receive, or simply inquire about those you should avoid.

I have to big teeth's in my front of mouth. And I want to cut or reduce the size of teeth.

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I have to big teeth's in my front of mouth. And I want to cut or reduce the size of teeth.
Cutting teeth is not advisable as this make teeth prone to sensitivity and caries. Better option is orthodontic braces.

Hi I am 24 year old male I have a problem in teeth. Sometime it's pain so much. Blood comes up from Teeth. I need a serious consult.

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Hi I am 24 year old male I have a problem in teeth. Sometime it's pain so much. Blood comes up from Teeth.
I need a s...
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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