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Dr. Chakravarthy

BDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)

Dentist, Chennai

26 Years Experience
Dr. Chakravarthy BDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE) Dentist, Chennai
26 Years Experience
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
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Dr. Chakravarthy is a trusted Dentist in R A Puram, Chennai. He has had many happy patients in his 26 years of journey as a Dentist. He is a qualified BDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE) . You can visit him at Chitty Dental Clinic in R A Puram, Chennai. Save your time and book an appointment online with Dr. Chakravarthy on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY(CHENNAI) - 1991
Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE) - Manipal University - 1993
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I had inter maxillary fixation surgery for jaw fracture. So I want to know about the recovery period in this surgery.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I had inter maxillary fixation surgery for jaw fracture. So I want to know about the recovery period in this surgery.
At your age it normally takes about six weeks followed by physiotherapy for a few days chewing on gum can also act as physiotherapy.
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Reality Check: 98% Adult Indians Need Teeth Scaling. Why?

MDS(Prosthodontist), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Reality Check: 98% Adult Indians Need Teeth Scaling. Why?
Why most Indian Adults Need Teeth Scaling?

Huge number of Indians tend to ignore or abuse their dental health. Most adults in the country need regular scaling due to their food and lifestyle habits.
Teeth scaling is one of the most common methods used for treating gum disease. This procedure helps remove plaque and tartar (causes of gum tissue inflammation) build-up on your teeth. In a nutshell, it reverses the occurrence of gum disease, while preventing further development of it into a serious condition. A non-surgical procedure, teeth scaling is different from a normal dental cleaning as it involves cleaning the tooth areas that are under the gum line. It removes substances that cannot be removed through brushing.

The importance of scaling

In addition to giving you healthy gums, dental scaling is important for reducing your risk of having a heart disease. If you’re wondering how teeth scaling is connected to your heart, here’s how – several studies show that gum disease can increase your risk of heart disease as the bacteria that build up along the gum line get dislodged, enter your blood and attach themselves to the blood vessels, causing the formation of clots. These clots then cause a drop in your blood flow to the heart, bringing about a rise in your blood pressure, and consequently increasing your risk of a heart attack.

How often it must be done?

To keep your gums and teeth in good condition, it is best to go for teeth scaling every 6 months. This is because as you age your saliva becomes thicker with a decrease in its water content. As a result, your mouth becomes more prone to dryness, thereby allowing the food and bacteria to remain longer in the mouth, causing the formation of plaque. A soft sticky film on the teeth, plaque continues to form in your mouth and begins to mineralize into tartar within 10-14 hours. This makes it all the more necessary to get this job done on a regular basis.


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My teeth is shaking since many years but now shaking is high so unable to brush properly. Can I strengthen my teeth or what is the solution pls suggest me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth is shaking since many years but now shaking is high so unable to brush properly. Can I strengthen my teeth o...
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 have ulcers in my mouth. I visited many doctors but it was not helpful. So can you please help me out.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have ulcers in my mouth. I visited many doctors but it was not helpful. So can you please help me out.
The common causes of ulcer are bad digestion and vitamin deficiency. The other causes include hormonal changes, change in dietary pattern, increased level of stress, change in your medicine, girls sometimes gets ulcers before mensuration cycle. To treat the ulcers, start becosule tablets 3 times a day for 5 days. Apply dologel or mucopain on the ulcer 3 to 4 times a day. You can also apply glycerine. These are for the temporary relief. For permanent solution, drink plenty of water, eat more of fruits and raw vegetables, reduce your stress level and check for any other factors that are causing you ulcers.
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Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Visit a dentist regularly for oral health checkups.
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Hello doctor my one of teeth is paining and that teeth is became black color. I didn't eat properly What will I do. I am waiting for your reply. Thank you sir.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hello doctor my one of teeth is paining and that teeth is became black color. I didn't eat properly What will I do.
I...
If your teeth is black in color then it could be due to deep cavity, you may need root canal treatment.
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Mujhe muh se kafi sare baas(bad breath) ya badbu aati rahti hai mai iska bahut ilaj karya chuka per bhi theek nahi ho pa raha hai mujhe theek hona bhi jaruri hai.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Bad breath can be due to some conditions like dry mouth, gum disease, tooth decay, plaque accumulation. So it is important to rule out the cause of smell. Use sugar free chewing gum. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash. Keep your mouth clean. You can consult me.
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My son teeth have gotten yellow. They are not going if he brush twice and thrice. Why?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My son teeth have gotten yellow. They are not going if he brush twice and thrice. Why?
He might have tartar/deposit on your teeth. Kindly visit dentist and might need cleaning and polishing of teeth.
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My lips is looking like burn. Blackish and itching is happening on lips. And in mouth getting ulsar problem. It is all happening since last 15 days.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
My lips is looking like burn. Blackish and itching is happening on lips. And in mouth getting ulsar problem. It is al...
For ulcer eat vit b12 riched food avoid drinking tea. Eat green vegetables. For blackish lips=1. Rub a slice of cucumber on your lips to lighten dark lips. Apply beetroot juice on your lips to make them soft and pink. If you want better result consult privately.
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Homeopath, Kolkata
In this article we will present a recipe for long life, which can be prepared very quick and easy. Prepare this beverage for longevity and drink it as soon as you possible.

Ingredients needed:

- 2 cm long ginger root

- 4 carrots

- 3 apples

- Juice of half a lemon

Method of preparation:

Put all above mentioned ingredients in a blender and mix them well until you get homogeneous mixture. Drink the beverage in the morning, before breakfast, as soon as you have prepared it.

Ginger root helps in reducing high cholesterol and fight stomach bacteria, which are considered responsible for the creation of peptic ulcer disease. It positively affects the recovery of red flora, regulates irregular stool and relieves intense headache and migraine.

Carrot is great for the heart, teeth and gums. It protects the body and contributes in the fight against heart attack. It also improves vision, acts against cancer and makes the skin smooth and soft.

Apple helps strengthen immunity, is great for weight loss and stimulates the kidney, liver and bile. It also protects against oral cavity diseases, stimulates digestion, protects the heart and blood vessels, reduces stress, fatigue and insomnia, protects against bacteria and viruses and prevents some cancers.

Lemon lowers high blood pressure, discards toxins, reduces pain in arthritis, acts against infections, flu and also acts against oral cavity and tongue diseases. It also strengthens the immune system and inhibits the development of infections.
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I am 27 year old. I have teeth problem my teeth is yellow from childhood. Please help me or advice me for how to make clear the teeth from yellow to white. Thanking you.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am 27 year old. I have teeth problem my teeth is yellow from childhood. Please help me or advice me for how to make...
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Scaling of teeth is required for healthy teeth and gums.
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My teeth was so dirty what can I do to improve him.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
My teeth was so dirty what can I do to improve him.
Get your teeth clean by the dentist and also the bleaching treatment if require by that treatment you will get good white teeth
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How to get rid of bad smell. I am diabetic and suffering from bad mouth smell since few months.

Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
How to get rid of bad smell. I am diabetic and suffering from bad mouth smell since few months.
Get your teeth and gums cleaned by a qualified dentist every 6-8 months brush and floss your teeth twice a day in proper way use chlohex mouthwash twice a day for 10 days.
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I have swelling on right cheek and have pain on jaw.What can i do?

BDS
Dentist,
I have swelling on right cheek and have pain on jaw.What can i do?
Pain & swelling in gums is mainly if the teeth are not clean. So it will require professional cleaning. If pain & swelling is in teeth because of cavities then you need to get an x ray done of the concerned tooth & may require filling/rct.
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Hi sir I am 22 years old My problem is that I am having sores again and again and again in my mouth. I am completely fit.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi sir
I am 22 years old
My problem is that I am having sores again and again and again in my mouth.
I am completely ...
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 am 24 year old male having protruded teeth. As teeth were protruded, I was not able to close mouth normally, So I forced my lips to close which caused my lips portion to increase, I guess. So now I have fuller lips and I am planning to have braces. Is there will be any noticeable change in lips portion. Will it get smaller thinner?

M.D.S, B.D.S.
Dentist, Katihar
I am 24 year old male having protruded teeth. As teeth were protruded, I was not able to close mouth normally, So I f...
No as orthodontic tratment makes your face beautiful. There are many parameters that a orthodontist seen before starting a patient. Consult to orthodontist not the dentist.
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MDS Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
We recommend avoiding coffee, cigarettes, sodas and sour candies to maintain healthy teeth.
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Hello sir before some days when I am doing brush at morning blood is come to my teeth what is the reason and also when ever time blood is come.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
This is due to inflammation in gums. (either gingivitis or periodontitis). Need to rule out the causative factor. Commonly its due to deposition of food debris around gums.
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I have fee problems in my mouth. 1) white tongue 2) cavity in teeth 3) a 1 cm soft bump on upper right side near last tooth 4) a 0.5 cm soft bump on upper left side near last tooth 5) a 0.5 cm hard bump upper front side in mouth Bumps are not painful. I am not smoker or tobacco addicted. What should the cause of these problems ? Need you help. Thanks.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have fee problems in my mouth.
1) white tongue 2) cavity in teeth
3) a 1 cm soft bump on upper right side near last...
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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