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Dr. Bala Gopal

Dentist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. Bala Gopal Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Bala Gopal is one of the best Dentists in Ambikapuram, Chennai. He is currently practising at The DentalClinic in Ambikapuram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Bala Gopal on Lybrate.com.

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I'm 20 year old. Every morning when I brush teeth my gums start bleeding. How to treat this by myself?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I'm 20 year old. Every morning when I brush teeth my gums start bleeding. How to treat this by myself?
- 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. You may consult me in person.
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I have suffering with yellowing of my teeth since 2 months. So how can I solve my problem.

PGD Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Dentist, Mumbai
I have suffering with yellowing of my teeth since 2 months. So how can I solve my problem.
Yellowing of teeth to some extent is a natural process. Sometimes the yellowing of teeth is merely an improper cleaning of teeth which can be managed by proper cleaning (scaling) procedures by a dentist. However too much yellowing of teeth in a short time will have to be evaluated by a dental professional. It can be due to underlying hidden problems as well. Please visit a dentist.
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Smoking causes dental problems

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Smoking causes dental problems
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. 

My brother have pain in his teeth since last two month and all doctors says for root canal therapy what should he do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My brother have pain in his teeth since last two month and all doctors says for root canal therapy what should he do?
If onlocal examination all the doctors have the same view then you should surely go for RCT as I cannot comment without examining physically.
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My hair becomes white, less and dandruff more. Bleeding from gums, yellow teeth. What I do?.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
My hair becomes white, less and dandruff more. Bleeding from gums, yellow teeth. What I do?.
Consult a dermatologist for hair problem,and get a scaling done from dentist for bleeding from gums ' problem.
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I have teeth problem, I can not eat from my right side last teeth, it feels cold and hot both Please suggest me?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have teeth problem, I can not eat from my right side last teeth, it feels cold and hot both
Please suggest me?
Mahesh you are having pain in last tooth . . tab combiflam for pain .. Visit dental surgeon for possible treatment or removing last tooth .. Use colgate-total tooth paste. Rinse with listerine mouthwash. Before going to sleep.
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I get ulcers in my mouth very often. More often than others. I don't know what triggers them. How do stop getting them?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I get ulcers in my mouth very often. More often than others. I don't know what triggers them. How do stop getting them?
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. Regards.
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My mouth stinks too much. Nowadays. Hvn toothache also. Suggest how to reduce the stinking of mouth?

MDS, Certificate in implantology
Dentist, Delhi
My mouth stinks too much. Nowadays. Hvn toothache also. Suggest how to reduce the stinking of mouth?
Hello. 1st you shd be diagnosed for cause of bad breath. Coz of systemic or oral cause. And secondly whts the stage or level of tooth decay. As to treat tht tooth via filling or rct. You can call me if you want. Thks.
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I am having a problem in my teeth's my teeth's are unhealthy they are yellowish and blood comes out every time I brushed my teeth.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am having a problem in my teeth's my teeth's are unhealthy they are yellowish and blood comes out every time I brus...
You have gum disease known as gingivitis with plaque deposition. Scaling will help you in this regard for stains you can go for bleaching. Stop tobacco, pan, alcohol and smoking if you have these habits. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash. Use crest toothpaste.
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There is something yellow like particle with horrible smell come out from mouth I search on net so I found that problem as tonsil stone what to do.

Certified Implantologist, Fellow of Academy of General Dentistry (FAGD), BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Sir since you have already self diagnosed urself, now let the doctor do this job again. So, please visit a dental clinic nearby n get a scaling done by a dentist. I am sure your problem will sort out regards
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Dental Health Tip

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Dental Health Tip

Oil pulling, a popular folk remedy can be useful for whiter teeth and as a flossing agent. Slosh your mouth with coconut, sunflower or sesame oil for 15 minutes and then spit it out. It lubricates the gums and provides that extra shine to your teeth.

Oral Health

BDS
Dentist, Betul
Oral Health

Brushing baking soda on your teeth twice a month can remove the stains of coffee or red wine and give you your pearly white teeth back.

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Proper brushing

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Proper brushing

Proper brushing

One of the easiest steps to do to help your teeth keep clean. When brushing your teeth, position the bristles at an angle of 45 degrees near the gum line. Both the gum line and the tooth surface should be in contact with the bristles. Brush the outer surfaces of the teeth using a back-and-forth, up and down motion, making sure to be done gently in order to avoid bleeding. To clean the inside surfaces of the teeth and gums, place the bristles at a 45degree angle again and repeat the back-and-forth, up an down motion. Lastly, brush the surfaces of your tongue and the roof of your mouth to remove bacteria, which might cause bad breath.
Try to brush at least twice a day to prevent acid buildup from the breakdown of food by bacteria. However, if your work or activities prevent you from doing this, thoroughly rinse your mouth with water after eating to minimize the amount of food that would serve as substrate for the bacteria.

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I have one tooth where roots are exposed and gives pain if I take hot or cold stuff. What should I do? Also that tooth is overlapped with other tooth onto each other.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have one tooth where roots are exposed and gives pain if I take hot or cold stuff. What should I do? Also that toot...
Hi lybrate-user, Irregular brushing technique with a worn off brush will certainly cause the tooth abrasion, gums to recede & thereby resulting in root exposure. Exposure of (dentin or cementum) layer of the tooth or trauma to the root nerve tissue causes Sensitivity or pain. Adv cleaning and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment with a cap for deep abrasion. 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. Apply a desensitizing paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. Treatment required is need cleaning, desensitizing procedures artificial enamel filling and / or root canal treatment. Overlapping also cause pain due to pressure exert on other tooth. You may consult me in person.
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I am 40 years old my tooth very senitivity inever eat hot & cool i am using sensodine and colgate senstitive paste but no use pain is continue please tell me solution ?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
You may have cervical abrasion, erosion or attrition check your teeth in mirror and found it if it is then go for gic restoration, check for cavity if it is go for rct, u can use thermoseal paste, do not take anything acidic and avoid too hot and too cold for several days
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BDS
Dentist,
Small issues like changing toothbrush every three to four months.Proper brushing technique and many other small advices you can get by visiting your dentist regularly.Will help you to maintain your oral health in good condition.
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I hve done root canal in my teeth but still when I get to sleep its start paining. What will I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I hve done root canal in my teeth but still when I get to sleep its start paining. What will I do?
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine Plantago Q ( 10 drops in little water) thrice a day for 3 days and update.
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Hi I want to know about skin related issues and teeth related issues. From my mouth a type smell come out so how can I will able to remove for long life.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi I want to know about skin related issues and teeth related issues. From my mouth a type smell come out so how can ...
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too.
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I'm habituated of chewing pan masala nowadays facing some problems like the mouth is not opening full as before & having light stomach pain regularly how to get rid of this & want to leave this habit. Please help & suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I'm habituated of chewing pan masala nowadays facing some problems like the mouth is not opening full as before & hav...
Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (osmf). Kindly consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of osmf. Advise full mouth opening, ballooning exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. Wrap 25 to 30 ice-cream sticks, make a bundle, put it between upper & lower front teeth for 15 minutes thrice a day increase 1 sticks each day.
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