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Dr. Dhananchayan

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Dr. Dhananchayan is one of the best Dentists in K H M Hospital, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Dhananchayan personally at Acuity Dental Care in K H M Hospital, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Dhananchayan on Lybrate.com.

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Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food
Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food. Using them for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can result in chipped or broken teeth.
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My front teeth is totally yellowish and brush is also not helpful. So please suggest something to me so that I can get rid of this problem. Please sir.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My front teeth is totally yellowish and brush is also not helpful. So please suggest something to me so that I can ge...
How to make Teeth white------------ (a) Avoid Certain Foods/Drinks When Possible: We’re not asking you to give up your morning coffee, just to reduce the intake of the above foods as much as possible. Sometimes simply being aware can help us make better choices.-------- (b) Drink Water: After you’ve consumed a tooth-staining food or drink try to immediately follow it with a glass of water. Swirling water around your mouth can drastically help clear away the acids or staining. This simple step is free and easy, and can drastically help reduce tooth discoloration.---------------- (c) Proper Dental Hygiene: Proper brushing, flossing and regular dental checkups help keep teeth healthy for a lifetime. Develop these habits early and you’re less likely to have dental problems down the line.------------- (d) Teeth Whitening: The good news is that there are many options available to whiten teeth. Some can be done at home while others can take help of Homoeopathic medicines.------------ Homoeopathic medicine------------ HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER (WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night------------ IN morning use any good quality tooth paste----------------- RINSEOUT (SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water. Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth esp. After meals.------------
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Burning sensation in mouth during consumption of spicy food warrants dental check-up

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Burning sensation in mouth during consumption of spicy food warrants dental check-up
Burning sensation in mouth during consumption of spicy food warrants dental check-up.
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Hiiii doc! I am a teenager. And I got horrible cavities. Can I cure it in this stage without any medical help?

Dentist, Bangalore
Superficial cavities can be filled, and deeper ones can be root canal treated. You should visit a dentist and for sure it can be corrected at this stage. Thank you.
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My old cap which is adjacent to my new cap it's slightly broken from the downwards corner ,slightly bleeding and little pain during only brush?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My old cap which is adjacent to my new cap it's slightly broken from the downwards corner ,slightly bleeding and litt...
Your old cap measurement must have changed and there must be slight gap created where all food must be getting stuck. Pls get cleaning of that area and if dentist suggests then pls replace that old cap with new cap.
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Hello Sir Is it true that brushing teeth for longer time affects tooth enamels or gums? How long should one brush at a time? And how many times a day?

BDS, MDS oral medicine
Dentist, Thrissur
Hello Sir
Is it true that brushing teeth for longer time affects tooth enamels or gums? How long should one brush at ...
Brushing will damage tooth only if you brush with excess pressure and if you do wrong brushing technique. Brushing should be done only for required time. You can visit a dentist who can guide you and help you. Its like we should brush after having food, but practically I suggest you to brush early morning and night before you go to bed. Normal brushing will never damage tooth, certain tooth pastes or powders having more abrasives or whitening tooth powders or paste can damage tooth.
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How to Brush Your Teeth

PGDRH, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
How to Brush Your Teeth
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Use a good toothbrush. Choose a toothbrush with soft nylon bristles. This must effectively remove plaque and debris from your teeth, without irritating the gums or eroding tooth enamel like hard bristled brushes can do when used with sideways action. The toothbrush should also fit comfortably in your hand, and have a head small enough to easily reach all of your teeth, especially the ones at the back. If you have difficulty fitting the toothbrush into your mouth, it is probably too big.[3]
Electric toothbrushes are a great choice if you are a lazy brusher and think that the electric toothbrush might encourage you to spend more time on your teeth. However, you can do just as good of a job with a manual toothbrush -- it's all in the technique.
You should definitely avoid toothbrushes with" natural" bristles made from animal hair as these can harbor bacteria.

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Replace your toothbrush regularly. The bristles will wear out over time, losing their flexibility and effectiveness. You should get a new one every 3 to 4 months, or as soon as the bristles start to splay out and lose their shape. Visual inspection of the toothbrush is more important than the actual timeline. You can also buy toothbrushes nowadays whose handles will change color when its time to get a new one.
Research has found that thousands of microbes call toothbrush bristles and handles" home" and can cause infections.
Always rinse your brush after using it, and store it upright and uncovered so that it can dry before your next use. Otherwise bacteria will grow.
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Use a fluoride toothpaste. It not only helps remove plaque, it also helps strengthen tooth enamel.[6] however, it's important to note that fluoride toothpaste is not to be swallowed, as ingesting too much can have serious health consequences. It should not be used for children under the age of 3.
You can get toothpastes to target a wide variety of dental and gum problems, including cavities, tartar, sensitive teeth and gums, gingivitis and stained teeth. Opt for the one that suits your best or ask your dentist or hygienist for advice.
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Use dental floss. Flossing your teeth is just as important as brushing, as it removes built up plaque, bacteria and food particles that get trapped between the teeth and which soft floppy toothbrush bristles can't reach even when used with up/down natural motion. You should always floss before brushing your teeth so that any food or bacteria that comes loose during flossing doesn't remain in your mouth.
Remember to floss gently. Don't" snap" the floss between the teeth as this can irritate sensitive gums. Ease it down gently, following the curve of each tooth.
If you find dental floss awkward to use or you have braces, look for dental picks instead. These are small wooden or plastic sticks which you can insert between teeth, achieving the same results as flossing if spaces are large enough.

I'm getting frequently mouth ulcers. What are the reasons and what are the treatment Available for this.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
I'm getting frequently mouth ulcers. What are the reasons and what are the treatment Available for this.
It may be because of viral infection, vitamin deficiency, stress. Reduce stress. Take vitamin rich diet. Drink plenty of water. Have adequate sleep.
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I am seeking best dental doctor for my mother to take artificial teeth set. How much they charged. Better to suggest doctor around mothinagar, Hyderabad.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
I am seeking best dental doctor for my mother to take artificial teeth set. How much they charged. Better to suggest ...
Cost depends upon the locality and treatment selected. Nothing is fixed as rates. As rate changes from place to pace and doctor to doctor.
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Hello, I had 18 years old , my teeth became light yellow colour. So can you please tell me how can I get my teeth white or the best toothpaste to get my teeth to look like crystal clear.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hello, I had 18 years old , my teeth became light yellow colour. So can you please tell me how can I get my teeth whi...
There are several causes of tooth discoloration, including: foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables (for example, apples and potatoes) can stain your teeth. Poor dental hygiene. Inadequate brushing and flossing. Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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I am having problem in my teeth mujhe bahut jyada khiskhitahat ho rahi hai teeth and finger me. Mujhe sensitivity bhi h teeth me bahut jyada.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I am having problem in my teeth mujhe bahut jyada khiskhitahat ho rahi hai teeth and finger me. Mujhe sensitivity bhi...
Hello, you need to visit a dentist and get it checked. If there is a cavity, get it filled. Get a scaling and polishing done. For sensitive teeth you can use any good sensitive toothpaste available in the market.
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I have black spots on teeth. However I went to a doctor and he did treatment by inserting gum. But it repeated again recently and I am having issues when ever I eat. What to do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have black spots on teeth. However I went to a doctor and he did treatment by inserting gum. But it repeated again ...
Vishnu you are black spots on teeth . see dental surgeon for Advise and removal of spots by cleaning and polishing of teeth. maintain good oral hygiene. rinse with listerine mouthwash regularly
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I am suffering from ulcers from last 7 years. Entialy problem was less. Now problem increased. Took so many medicine b folsin, becasules, rabagen, folfit, now recently checked up by Dr. Iynger at ahmedabad gen. Sr physician & as per I have problem of mouth ulcers aphthous. I. Dr. Advised no treatment. Only yaga is treatment. Can you guide me. Thnx

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra for piles,pilonidal sinus and fistula management , Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate in Diabetes update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Good, you start yoga, still consider to have ayurveda opinion till then coco oil gargles twice a day, bhunimbadi kadha 4tsf with 2tsf of cow ghee empty stomach for 5-7 days.
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I am continuously having mouth ulcers usually just one at a time. What should I be doing to get rid of it?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Howrah
Lybrate-user these repeated ulcers could be due to any sharp tooth, hormonal changes, stress consult a denbtist.
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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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Ways To Maintain Your Dental Health!

MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Anand
Ways To Maintain Your Dental Health!

Almost everything you eat and drink has an impact on your oral health, especially your teeth. This impact is not just due to the food's nutritional value, but also because parts of the mouth come in direct contact with the food that is taken. For example, if the teeth come in contact with a compound that has a pH value lower than 5.5, the enamel of teeth can get softened.

The following is a list of the foods, which are good for your teeth:

  1. Dairy products: Milk and most other dairy products are rich in calcium and protein. The cells called osteoblasts absorb calcium and create the protein tissues, which are the building blocks of the skeleton. An added advantage of these foods is that they are low in sugar content, which is beneficial for the teeth.
  2. Water: Fluoridated water is extremely good for bone and dental health. Minerals like chlorine, calcium, phosphorus and fluorine can prevent damage caused by acidic foods.
  3. Dry fruits: Most nuts are protein rich. The processes of biting and chewing also stimulate the salivary glands and saliva helps to clean the mouth and maintain oral health.
  4. Meat: Meat is also high in protein content and so it helps to protect the teeth and replenish the dissolved enamel. Fish and eggs are similarly helpful.

Here is a list of things that you should consume in regulated quantities to maintain dental health:

  1. Citrus fruits: Fruits like lemons, oranges, grapes etc contain citric acid. Acidic foods erode the tooth enamel and so these kinds of fruits should be included in your daily diet in small portions.
  2. Carbonated drinks: Most soft drinks and beverages contain large quantities of sugar. The sugar can be used by the dental plaque (mass of bacteria growing on the inside on the mouth) to produce acids and over time, which gives rise to a thick yellow layer on the teeth, damaging them.
  3. Candied sugar: Foods that are sticky can remain stuck in between the teeth for a very long time and cause decay of the enamel and harm the gums. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a General Physician.
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Is it necessary to go for root canal if you have 20% cavity on jaw tooth or filling would be enough.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Is it necessary to go for root canal if you have 20% cavity on jaw tooth or filling would be enough.
Treatment dental pain teeth pain may be due to various reasons like infection, sensitivity or trauma. If your teeth is decayed it is better to get it filled or treated by a dentist. If you are opting for root canal treatment do not forget to get a crown on the effected tooth. If you want to go for only medicinal treatment so let me tell you only medicine are not going to be very effective untill you get this treated by a dentist.
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I am 68 yrs, gaps in between teeth, there was no gap when i was young, non - veg or apples stuck in gaps of my teeth. Advise please Thanks.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I am 68 yrs, gaps in between teeth, there was no gap when i was young, non - veg or apples stuck in gaps of my teeth....
Hello, Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. Gaps can be filled by veneers or crowns. Ask your dentist for it. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.
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I have a broken teeth on the front upper side. Can it be possible to make an artificial teeth with the support of the broken half?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a broken teeth on the front upper side. Can it be possible to make an artificial teeth with the support of the...
If the tooth breaks, have the tooth contoured. Fill the crack in. Place a crown on your tooth. If the tooth has been badly damaged and the nerve or pulp is exposed, the dentist may have to perform a root canal to save the tooth. If the tooth has been severely damaged, it may have to be extracted.
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