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Dr. C.L.Krithika

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Chennai

10 Years Experience
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Dr. C.L.Krithika BDS, MDS Dentist, Chennai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. C.L.Krithika is a renowned Dentist in Adyar, Chennai. She has over 10 years of experience as a Dentist. She is a qualified BDS, MDS . You can visit her at Sri Sai Dental Clinic Adyar in Adyar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. C.L.Krithika and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - S.R.M. University - 2007
MDS - Ramchandra University - 2011
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Benefits of essential oil for healthy teeth and gums.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Benefits of essential oil for healthy teeth and gums.

Essential oils for healthy teeth and gums

Essential oils are fantastic for helping to keep your teeth and gums healthy and strong. I'm using dreaming earth's germ buster blend for my oral hygiene routine because it contains so many healing essential oils for healthy teeth and gums, all in one go. I am almost three weeks into my natural dental health 'experiment' (see previous post). I can report that my mouth continues to feel much cleaner. My teeth and gums feel stronger. Maybe it's just my imagination, but my skin feels softer, too. These are hardly scientific findings, but they are enough for me to want to continue on. I'll keep you posted on my experience with oil pulling and natural toothpaste in future posts. If you are interested in making your own toothpaste or mouthwash, here are some ideas.

Which essential oils are best for healthy teeth and gums?

Peppermint and spearmint essential oils are both antiseptic oils which help to treat pain. They are great in a mouthwash or toothpaste, which is why they are such prevalent flavors in oral hygiene products. Peppermint and spearmint oils are also very effective in combating bad breath.

Clove oil is one of my favorite essential oils for healthy teeth and gums. It helps fight germs and, like peppermint numbs pain and fights bad breath. Because clove is so intense, make sure to dilute it well before using.

Rosemary essential oil is a good disinfectant and takes care of mouth odor. Plus, it tastes good!

When it comes to a great all-purpose oral health oil, reach for manuka or tea tree essential oil. For oral hygiene, these are both invaluable - helping to fight germs, heal cold sores and kill bad breath.

Myrrh oil is very good for oral hygiene in that it strengthens gums, and has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties.

Eucalyptus essential oil is a germicide that has been reported to fight plaque build-up, gingivitis and prevent cavities!

Lemon

Lemon essential oil is antiseptic, strengthens gums and helps to whiten teeth.

Cinnamon essential oil is good for bad breath and has pain-killing properties.

How to use these? the nice thing is you can mix and match with what you have on hand, experimenting until you get a flavor you like. I like the following healthy mouth blend:

10 drops peppermint, 5 drops spearmint, 5 drops cinnamon, 5 drops clove, 5 drops tea tree or manuka, 5 drops lemon essential oils. Blend these together, and add to 8 oz of water. I'd recommend adding a few drops of carrier oil (such as almond or jojoba) to the water to help disperse the essential oils. If you use just water you'll need to shake well each time before using. After brushing, add a few drops to your toothbrush and gently brush teeth and gums. Rinse and spit - do not swallow! or, use as a mouth rinse after brushing. You can adjust the strength to your taste by making the essential oil concentration stronger or more diluted. Also, see our last blog posting on natural homemade oral hygiene products for some simple recipes.

Lastly, if you want to keep it simple, try our germ buster blend - it already combines many of these essential oils to great effect. It tastes good and leaves my mouth feeling super clean all day long. Here's to a fresh, clean, healthy mouth!

Hello. I have a major issue with my mouth and gums. Despite of brushing properly I continuously suffer from bad smell from my mouth. Wat are its causes how cn it b cured? Also my son age 12 years suffers from the same problem. please assjst us. Also I am a thyroid patient.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hello. I have a major issue with my mouth and gums. Despite of brushing properly I continuously suffer from bad smell...
Hello, bad smell from mouth could be because of deposits or food lodgement between teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. It could also be because of cold, acidity, stomach problems, not drinking enough water, not eating or fasting for long intervals. Brush twice daily, floss regularly. You can avoid it by rinsing after every 1-2 hours.
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hi. my daughter is 3 years old. she is having florosis. from last few days pus is accumulated in the gums above two teeths. there is no pain. please suggest what to do

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi Mr Mahesh The reason for the pus in the gums is that either the teeth are decayed or she has had a fall on her teeth(if they are the front teeth).Since she is just 3yrs old those teeth need to b saved till they naturally fall off.and to save the teeth a ROOT CANAL PROCEDURE needs to be performed. Dr.Pooja Patel Mumbai. 9833070073
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C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
Patients with an identifiable cause of bad breath e.g., periodontal (gum) disease, gingivitis, postnasal drip, systemic illness can be treated for these conditions.
Many cases of bad breath may be readily alleviated by:
Proper dental care and oral hygiene, including daily flossing.
Gentle cleaning of the posterior portion of the dorsum of tongue (e.g., with a plastic tongue cleaner).
Rinsing and deep gargling with an effective mouthwash (in order to get the liquid as far back as possible without swallowing it, one can extend the tongue while gargling). This is most effective when done at bedtime.
Eating fibrous foods (a healthy breakfast is recommended).
Chewing gum briefly (5 minutes is often sufficient) if the mouth is dry, or after meals, especially with high protein intake. Sugar-free gum is preferable.
Sufficient water intake.
Decreasing alcohol and coffee intake.
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I am 17 years old. The problem is that when I drink tea or coffee my tongue turns yellow. Otherwise it remains fine, what should I do?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I am 17 years old. The problem is that when I drink tea or coffee my tongue turns yellow. Otherwise it remains fine, ...
hello, you just need to drink enough water, rinse after every meal, brush twice a day. also get scaling (cleaning) and polishing done every six monthly. if you have any stomach issues, get it checked.
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A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Saving your Child's Teeth Series: No. 1
Tip of the Day - Do not add sugar to your child's milk. The child develops a sweet tooth and you cannot stop him/ her from eating sweet things later, adding to his frequent decay and multiple visits to the Child Dental Specialist. If your child has decay, it is better to have the same treated ASAP so that it does not result in irregular teeth later on.
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If the lower wisdom tooth does not have space to come out properly and half has come out and the tooth has ruptured can we go for RCT.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
No you should get it extracted. RCT would be very difficult even thought u get it done but still be having problem of food lodgement in that area over a period.
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Hi, Got Cavity in tooth, getting horrible pain, What to do or Please suggest me medicine

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I can suggest you tablet for pain( combiflam) but cavity has to be treated by dental surgeon .It is advised that you consult the dental surgeon at the earliest convenience.
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I hv some dntl prblm I brushed my teeth evry day so hardly & carefully bt my teeth yellow colour is not change. So what will I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I hv some dntl prblm I brushed my teeth evry day so hardly & carefully bt my teeth yellow colour is not change. So wh...
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
If you are constantly engaged in sports related activities, always wear a mouthguard to protect your mouth and orthodontic appliances while the treatment is going on.

I had problem with Mouth ulcers on frequently once it comes on mouth it create pain for 4 to 5 days it would be intolerable in that day please do the needful and provide medicines.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I had problem with Mouth ulcers on frequently once it comes on mouth it create pain for 4 to 5 days it would be intol...
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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My wife is suffered by pulmonary consolidation for the past three months. Soft tissue size is about 5 cm X 6 cm, physician is recommend to take Cefuroxime 250 Clavulanic acid 125 mg, Paracetamol 500, levocetirizine10 mg and ranitidine. But she getting evening fever, restless feeling, if long breath back chest pain, mouth bitter in taste. Please give me suggestion.

DIABETES EDUCATOR, PGDND, RMP -ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE, MEDICAL TRANSCRITPTINIST, M.SC, Msc nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Bangalore
My wife is suffered by pulmonary consolidation for the past three months. Soft tissue size is about 5 cm X 6 cm, phys...
U can do a video consultation and I can her plus you can drop her I my calinc and take only hot water fomentation and drink hot water always plus buy a rib support and put her on the ribs and also take amla juice on empty stomach her bitternes will go away and take avitamin c tablet and vit c rich fruits her taste will become good and please do booka an appointment with me for more tips.
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Due to an accident, My friend upper and lower gums had been cut. What is his situation? And Is there any treatment for it?

Due to an accident, My friend upper and lower gums had been cut. What is his situation? And Is there any treatment fo...
If cut is minor then it will heal. After that he can undergo cosmetic surgery if he wants. It can be treated easily. Don't worry. Let it heal first.
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Hello doctor my self kavita vyas I am 37 year old married woman I have teeth pain and gums problem last one week what should I do please tell me doctor.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello doctor my self kavita vyas I am 37 year old married woman I have teeth pain and gums problem last one week what...
You may need cleaning,gum strengthening procedure, root canal treatment & capping. Until then Rinse thoroughly with mouth wash. Then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth.
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I am 33 years old boy wants to build my body I avoid non veg what should I eat which will help me grow faster and I have pyhorrea please provide permanent treatment for pyhorrea thanks.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
I am 33 years old boy wants to build my body I avoid non veg what should I eat which will help me grow faster and I h...
Your weight according to your height is okay. No need to gain weight more. Take plenty of semi solid diet. Salads fruits fibre food, protein you should take.u
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Hello, I am having tooth ache from past 2 days. I think it is because of a new tooth at the end of my mouth is growing. Can you please help me here? Thanks in anticipation. Regards Anand.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hello,
I am having tooth ache from past 2 days. I think it is because of a new tooth at the end of my mouth is growin...
Normally at the age of 30 wisdom tooth does not erupt.it erupts at the age of 18 to 25. get it checked by a dentist. there might be a impacted wisdom tooth. take pain killer tablet for pain relief
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I am going to have root canal so my QTS is for how long I should not go to office.

BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
I am going to have root canal so my QTS is for how long I should not go to office.
No relationship with office. As soon as you come out of the dental clinic, you could go to your office.
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My jaw is dislocated! I am not able to open my mouth fully so any doctor can help me?

BDS
Dentist, Surat
My jaw is dislocated! I am not able to open my mouth fully so any doctor can help me?
First of all visit a dentist/ oral surgeon, need to inspect clinically and may require few investigations based on clinical examination. Till then follow :- Avoid opening mouth wide Avoid chewy and hard food stuffs Try supporting your jaw while yawing and sneezing MUST visit dentist.
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Sir please solve my problem. My problem is my dental yellowness. So solve my problem. Thank sir.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir please solve my problem. My problem is my dental yellowness. So solve my problem. Thank sir.
Kindly get teeth cleaning and polishing done...and if still not happy with shade of teeth.. then teeth bleaching..
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