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Dr. Banu

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

19 Years Experience
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Banu is one of the best Dentists in Saligramam, Chennai. She has had many happy patients in her 19 years of journey as a Dentist. She studied and completed BDS . She is currently practising at Dr.smilez Advanced Dental Center in Saligramam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Banu and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Sree Balaji Dental College Hospital - 1998
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Sir I suffering from dental pain. Can I know what are the remedies to stop my dental problems. Since I am suffering from so many days.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Sir I suffering from dental pain. Can I know what are the remedies to stop my dental problems. Since I am suffering f...
Hi, pain can be due to some conditions like dry mouth, gum disease, caries in tooth and fracture of tooth. You need to be investigated properly to rule out the cause of pain. For temporary relief from pain you can take ketorol dt 2 tabs dissolved in half cup of water. You can chew a clove also.
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My son 4 years old have dental problems for all his teeth. 5 to 6 teeth have serious cavity. What is the better treatment. Please suggest

Diploma - Diploma - OLO - Rhino-Laryngology
Acupuncturist, Indore
U need to remove teeth with cavity, acupressure can further protect your teeth from cavity take care of teeth properly avoid giving much sweets n chocolates to him.
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BDS, Bachelor of Sciences
Dentist, Agra
Brushing right is important for healthy gums, but do not brush too hard, simply apply some pressure on your teeth. Opt for a toothbrush that has soft bristles. These soft bristles won't cut or damage your gums. Also, twist your brush at a 45 degree angle so that the bristles won't damage your gums.
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Dear Sir, My problem in my teeth. My teeth has very pain and some teeth are black. When I eat food that time i get very problem. Sir please tell me best solution Thanks.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Dear Sir,
My problem in my teeth.
My teeth has very pain and some teeth are black. When I eat food that time i get ve...
You are having caries in your mouth. Caries when deep pains a lot. To confirm you need to do xray. You treatment will depend on xray which is either normal filling or if deep then root canal treatment.
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My incisor teeth have came forward a little bit. It is possible to level my teeth without clipping?

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My incisor teeth have came forward a little bit. It is possible to level my teeth without clipping?
Hello lybrate-user, there is a possibility to correct the alignment of your teeth without braces treatment but is a more invasive treatment which would involve grinding your original teeth and placing a cap over that teeth, but this procedure can be done only after root canal therapy of the teeth which are going to be grinded.
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Dear Sir, Good evening, I am suffering from teeth problem. My teeth are going to separate from my gum, please advice me the solution. Thanks with regardsRavi.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Dear Sir, Good evening, I am suffering from teeth problem. My teeth are going to separate from my gum, please advice ...
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.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcers and used many ointments like ora help, which contain choline salsylate. Can you suggest me any tablets in this regard?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from mouth ulcers and used many ointments like ora help, which contain choline salsylate. Can you sugg...
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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I wasn't ate dinner n lunch for 3/4 times due to my tongue n opposite side whole pain n aches; I am very tear and what I should be taken?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
You can apply dologel once a day with clean hand for 2 days avoid salty spicy food consult physician.
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Please recommend medicine for mouth ulcer. It's been two days but no improvement. Am applying quikkool mouth ulcer gel.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Please recommend medicine for mouth ulcer. It's been two days but no improvement. Am applying quikkool mouth ulcer gel.
lybrate-userEat a healthy, well-balanced diet and take one tab multi-vitamin. After meals. Using a rinse of saltwater and baking soda placing milk of magnesia on the mouth ulcer covering mouth ulcers with baking soda paste using over-the-counter benzocaine (topical anesthetic) products like Orajel or Anbesol nutritional supplements like folic acid, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, and zinc.
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Dear sir I have pain in my teeth from last 7 days. I can't eat hot & cold I teams. Plc suggest what should I do for fast relief.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
Dear sir I have pain in my teeth from last 7 days. I can't eat hot & cold I teams. Plc suggest what should I do for f...
You are having teeth deep infection and need root canal treatment. Get it done. Meanwhile take analgesics avoid hot and cold food intake do get your treatment done as soon as possible.
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Consequences of Unreplaced Missing Teeth

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
Consequences of Unreplaced Missing Teeth

Our teeth are most definitely, vital for our living. Our everyday choices, pertaining to our lifestyle would call for changes, adjustments and lots of sacrifices without them. Though, a number of replacement options are available for the people with missing teeth, the most recommended are dental implants. Ask why?

They are simply the ideal solution due to their look and feel, which is similar to the natural teeth.

What happens if replacement is not considered?
To prevent the nasty repercussions from occurring, it is necessary that any missing teeth are replaced in time. Though, the symptoms of problems due to missing teeth only appear to be superficial in the early stages, the long term effects may certainly prove to be quite severe.

Some of the short term consequences of missing teeth are as follows:

  1. People with missing teeth tend to feel self-conscious or even embarrassed at times, while they talk to others or smile.
  2. Problem in speech is a common issue that may arise due to tooth loss.
  3. When teeth are missing, people find it difficult to consume some certain food types. These may include ones which contain some essential nutrients, hence leading to possible malnutrition.
  4. Increased wear or stress can also lead to the weakening of the teeth that are remaining.
  5. People with tooth loss find it difficult to chew the food properly.
  6. When teeth are missing, there is movement of the teeth that remain, to compensate for the gap places created. This leads to ugly looking gap teeth.

Though, these were the short term issues, the major consequence of not getting any lost teeth replaced is the gradual bone loss. Our teeth are firmly embedded in the jaw bone. Chewing and biting are the constant uses, which are required by the jaw bone to remain hale and hearty as well as active. You may believe it or not, be it at the beginning or at the end; the major focus is not on the teeth, but on the bones.

Maintaining form as well as density of the bone requires regular stimulation, coming from the teeth, as mentioned above. The contact with teeth causes small stresses, which the periodontal ligament transmits to the bone and prompts its continual rebuilding as well as remodelling. When any missing teeth are not replaced, it leads to the gradual deterioration in the jaw bones, over time. This not only results in facial shape changes but also will eventually burn a huge hole in your pockets, as increased complications will also lead to increased costs required for rectifying the problems.

So, now it's up to you. Choose healthy and wise. Go for teeth replacement at the earliest, if and when, need arises.

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I have mouth ulcer. I am facing this problem since last 1.5 year. I have applied orasep la renifol etc. But yet it not clear.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I have mouth ulcer. I am facing this problem since last 1.5 year.
I have applied orasep la renifol etc.
But yet it no...
Mouth ulcers usually heal on their own in a weeks to 10 days time. But if the ulcer is not healing with all the remedies you have taken and is of such a long duration than it can be a sharp tooth which is causing this ulcer. Long standing ulcers can turn in to serious problems and one should never take them lightly. I would suggest you to consult as soon as possible.
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I want to fix my four four head teeth. Due to cavity have to plugged out very early.

BDS
Dentist, Akola
I want to fix my four four head teeth. Due to cavity have to plugged out very early.
Now a days implant is the best option in this teeth are permanently fix in bone you can try for it after all your investigations are normal.
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My teeth is really in a bad shape since my childhood. Wanna fix them now. What are the charges for braces installation? Else what can be done? Thanks.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
My teeth is really in a bad shape since my childhood.
Wanna fix them now.
What are the charges for braces installatio...
Dear lybrate-user. Charges of treatment varies according to complexity of treatment, and it also varies with city and doctors experience. Please visit clinic.
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Medical field investigator, BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Dental health tip:
Use dental floss or interdental tooth brushes to clean between your teeth atleast once a day!

Since one week my mouth taste has gone. Although I feel hunger but can't eat. Because tastelessness.

M.Sc - Psychology, MBA (Healthcare)
General Physician, Kangra
keep your tongue clean ..use a good mouthwash to get rid of bacteria... try lemon water or plain lemon...don't have heavy fried food...
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I am 21 years old. I have a gap in between the front incisors and near the canines. I want to fix my teeth with braces or any other method so that I can get a perfect smile, but as I am a student I do not think I can spend too much on the medication. Doctor please help me in fixing without spending a lot of money. Thank you.

MDS, Certified Implantologist, BDS, Certified Conscious Sedationist
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 21 years old. I have a gap in between the front incisors and near the canines.
I want to fix my teeth with brace...
Space can be closed depending upon the extent of it. If it is minimal then it can be treated with filling & reshaping in one or two visits. This will be quite affordable. If not then it may go for braces that cost you more but still you will have option to pay up in installments over 1 years period of time.
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My teeth is smiling badly. I did several things but no effect. Can you please guide me?

PG Fellowship In Microdentistry, BDS
Dentist, Thane
My teeth is smiling badly. I did several things but no effect. Can you please guide me?
There can be some cavity or lot of plaque and calculus due to which you may be having this problem, get the cleaning done and fillins if there is any cavity.
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My baby is 20 months , she has layer deposit on teeth, what should I do, can I go for brushing.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
My baby is 20 months , she has layer deposit on teeth, what should I do, can I go for brushing.
Definately. You should start brushing your baby's teeth. Do it without toothpaste until she learns to spitt. There are lot many types of soft bristle tooth brushes available in the market. Also make this habit of cleaning the tongue also.
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