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Dr. Banu


Dentist, Chennai

19 Years Experience
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 has a nexus of the most experienced Dentists in India. You will find Dentists with more than 30 years of experience on You can find Dentists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


BDS - Sree Balaji Dental College Hospital - 1998
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Mera masude 2 din se fule hue hai aur kuch khata hu toh pain hota hai. Ishke hone ka reason kya hai aur remedies kya hai.

Dentist, Saharanpur
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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Who should be treating you with braces?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Who should be treating you with braces?
Although dentistry has seen tremendous developments in treatment techniques and materials in the last few decades, public awareness exercises have somehow not been able to keep pace with its rise. As a result most people today will be surprised if they are told that dentistry has nine different specialties.

Orthodontics happens to be the first specialty in dentistry. It deals with prevention, interception & correction of malocclusion (improper bite). Common problems like spacing between teeth, crowding of teeth due to lack of space, protrusion of teeth, un-aesthetic smile etc. Can be easily corrected by timely orthodontic intervention.

A malocclusion can result either due to abnormal position of the teeth or lack of harmony between upper & lower jaws. The best person to treat problems of such nature is an orthodontist. An orthodontist undergoes three years of rigorous training during his postgraduate program wherein he treats hundreds of patients having malocclusion of varying severity. After successful completion of the course he is awarded with the degree of mds orthodontics.

However as a consequence of lack of awareness, a lot of patients still do not seek the advice of an orthodontist for their problem. As a result such patient do not get the desired treatment outcome which predisposes their dentition for relapse after treatment. In addition such patients may also experience harmful effects on their occlusion (chewing efficiency) and may develop tmj (temporomandibular joint) related disorders in the long run. It is recommended that an orthodontic specialist be consulted before undergoing treatment of such nature.

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Hello doctor i want to know how can my teeths are milky white from yellow and what are the expenses ?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology
Dentist, Nagpur
Kindly consult the dentist. Get your teeth cleaned first to get natural colour back. If you want further whitening of the teeth this can be done bleeching process, laminates and veneers. Regards
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Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Try to save a knocked out tooth: Place it in milk and seek dental advice immediately.
If tissues are preserved the tooth can be replaced in the socket.
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My tooth has problem of sensitivity 6 months ago, I used the calgate anti salt, the problem was solved but my layer of tooth is very thick,

Dentist, Gurgaon
you can use senquel f (dr reddy) tooth paste for sensitivity..apply over affected tooth for a period of 3 to 5 minutes.. and brush with same paste for one month minimum.. hopefully senstivity will subside.. if it still persists.. then my only advise would be that you get yourself checked by dentist...
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What is the role of toothpaste in brushing. Can you recommend me one toothpaste which is effective for cleansing.

General Physician, Mumbai
Toothpaste when scrubed will clean the teeth and remove any plague deposits and prevent formation of cavities and I will suggest you to use colgate brand.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
10 tips to look after your teeth
Good oral hygiene and regular visits to the dentist will help you maintain healthy teeth and gums.
Here are some tips to help you look after your teeth.
1. Brush at least twice a day. The best time to brush teeth is after meals. Choose a
toothbrush with a small head for better access to back teeth. Soft bristles are kinder on
your gums.
2. Use fluoridated toothpaste. Fluoride helps to harden tooth enamel and reduces your risk
of decay.
3. Brush thoroughly. Tooth brushing should take between two and three minutes.
4. Floss your teeth daily. Use a slow and gentle sawing motion.
5. Limit acidic drinks like soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices. Food acids soften tooth
material and dissolve the minerals in tooth enamel, causing holes (cavities or caries). In
severe cases, teeth may be ‘eaten’ right down to the gum.
6. Limit sugary foods. Bacteria in dental plaque change sugars into acids.
7. Protect your teeth from injury. Wear a mouthguard or full-face helmet when playing
8. Try to save a knocked out tooth. If possible, hold the tooth back in place while you seek
immediate dental advice. If this is not possible, wrap the tooth in plastic or place it in milk
and seek dental advice immediately.
9. Avoid using your teeth for anything other than chewing food. If you use them to
crack nuts, remove bottle tops or rip open packaging, you risk chipping or even breaking
your teeth.
10. See your dentist for regular check-ups.

I have cheilosis which is the best medicine to prevent it? Tell me because I am suffering from it.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
Proper treatment of cheilosis can be given only after identifiying the cause. It could be due to fungal infection, dehydration, mal nutrition infection, vit defiency, iron deficiency. Many other conditions produce this.
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Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Don't rush, when you brush: For maximum results, brush your teeth for atleast 2 to 3 minutes.
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I am 46 year male I got tooth pain once in while only on one tooth than what to do solve this problem recommended medicine etc

Dentist, Jaunpur
Your body is giving u hint, it needs treatment, dont ignore it otherwise latter your doctor will only say its too late, to point your teeth most probably need restoration which costs 300- 3000 depending on doctor and material you choose if u wait long, then treatment cost and pain both will increase
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Recently after reading the ECG, Chief Physician asked us to consult a Cardiologist. He advised for taking a Echogram. Doctor said that there is nothing to worry at all about the Heart but the Heart is slightly larger due to the fact that my wife is a BP patient for over 15 years, taking amlopres L regularly. He said BP patients do generally have a slightly bigger heart. My wife is having gum problems as well she is not having arousal and desire. Do you want me to do any specific Test for Heart functioning and if so what are the tests to be carried out. My Wife is 58 years old.

General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrateuser, -if the cardiologist has not recommended any further tests then not required -she should do exercise like regular brisk walking for about an hour on most days of the week to reduce her weight -avoid fried, junk food & amount of daily saturated & trans fat in diet, more fruits & vegetables in daily diet -do check for her blood sugar levels as her probems as mentioned by you could be due to high sugar levels or side effect of bp drugs she is taking -also get her checked up by a dentist for her gum problem.
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Dr. mere mouth me chhale (ulcer) har mahiney ho jate h 3'4 Baar yeh kyu hote h or ilaaj kya hai?

BHMS, PGDM (Emergency Medical services)
Homeopath, Pune
Do Blood tests .Hb, leucocyte count, B12 level. Apply"Clenora Mouth ulcer gel" thrice a day. Inform reports on private chat for further Management.
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Sir I am 23 years old female. I am feeling too much of sensitivity in my all front four tooth and also in the tooth which are at last. It is very annoying sir. I am already using sensodine toothpaste but there is no relief. please help sir.

BDS, MDS, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA)
Dentist, Mumbai
There could some reason for the sensitivity which needs to be checked. Please visit the dentist to remove the real cause for problem. Alternative tooth paste called" Thermoseal RA" can be used. Apply on sensitive area. Keep for 20 - 30 mins and then rinse. Also avoid foods that increase sensitivity.
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Dental problem I have very yellow teeth. I dont like the colour I went to dentist, he said my colour of teeth is only yellow. How can this be even possible? What should i do to get whitter teeth?

Oral Implantologist (New York University), Advanced Aesthetic Oral & Dental Surgeon. BDS (India)
Dentist, Mumbai
Hii, There can be multiple reasons on why tooth colour is yellow ranging from heredity to medicine related & at times even because of mineral content in the water that we drink. We need to focus on the problem now rather than pondering over the reason. You can go in for bleaching or veneers. Bleaching will be comparatively cheaper than veneers but the whiteness attained will be temporary which will fade away in few months depending on the type of coloured food you eat & your oral hygiene habits. On the other hand veneers will be expensive comparatively but will improve your over all smile completely. Not only the colour of your tooth will become whiter but also any gaps or shape of your teeth can be changed to enhance your smile. These changes will be permanent.
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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
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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I am 21 year male, and I have a toothache problem since crown is set up on the teeth after rcton my left up 6 th teeth. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need occlusal relief of the root canal treated tooth. You may consult me in person too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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Which is faster procedure ceramic braces or invisalign? and what would the cost of both these treatment be?

Dentist, Tiruvannamalai
Braces is faster then invisalign. If you r affordable and only spacing problem in tooth means invisalign is best and esthetically super. Treatment cost is vary on places. Minimum 30- 35k for ceramic in towns 50k in cities. Minimum 1 lakh for invisalign.
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My teeth are not aligned. My front two teeth are slightly over one another. Is there any solution to correct them without using braces.

Dentist, Gurgaon
You can get the dental veneers overthem to camouflage. Minor irregularities can be corrected with beautiful results.
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Dentist, Gadchiroli
Plaque tends to accumulate in the areas where the brush is unable to reach. Use of Waterjets can help in removing 99% of the plaque from your mouth.

DMC, Prostho
Gud teeth gud health
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