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Dr. Dharani Prabhu

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. Dharani Prabhu BDS Dentist, Chennai
100 at clinic
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Dr. Dharani Prabhu is a trusted Dentist in Saidapet, Chennai. She is a qualified BDS . She is currently practising at Vasan Dental Hospital in Saidapet, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Dharani Prabhu on Lybrate.com.

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मेरा दन्त पहली बार टूटा है में 19 साल का हु अब उगेगा की नही वो दन्त आगे है बीच में नीचे

BDS
Dentist, Kapurthala
मेरा दन्त पहली बार टूटा है में 19 साल का हु अब उगेगा की नही
वो दन्त आगे है बीच में नीचे
Dekhiye apka daant toot jana chaiye tha pehle lekin kisi kaaranvarsh deri se toota hai. Apki umar nai hai daant tootne ki lekin toota hai kisi tarah. Iss umar mein naya daant nai aayega. Apko apna ek xray (OPG scan) krwa k dekh lena chaiye ki naya daant aane ki sambhawna hai ya nahi. Xray krwa kar aap mujhe uski photo bhej dena main apki madad kar paungi use dekh kar.
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I am suffering from teeth pain which was been extracted not getting heal even using anti biotic.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from teeth pain which was been extracted not getting heal even using anti biotic.
Hi lybrate-user. If you are having severe pain even after 3-4 days of tooth extraction, visit your dentist for a check up to rule out a condition called' dry socket' it happens if the blood clot is lost from the extraction socket. The dentist can clinically examine and diagnose the condition and advice appropriate management. Till then you can do warm salt water rinses which will give you relief. Pain killer can be taken in case of severe pain.
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Tips for Proper Brushing

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ernakulam
Tips for Proper Brushing

Some easy steps to do to help your teeth keep clean:

  1. When brushing your teeth, position the bristles at an angle of 45 degrees near the gum line.
  2. Both the gum line and the tooth surface should be in contact with the bristles.
  3. Brush the outer surfaces of the teeth using a back-and-forth, up-and-down motion, making sure to be done gently in order to avoid bleeding.
  4. To clean the inside surfaces of the teeth and gums, place the bristles at a 45-degree angle again and repeat the back-and-forth, up-and-down motion.
  5. Lastly, brush the surfaces of your tongue and the roof of your mouth to remove bacteria which might cause badbreath.

Try to brush at least twice a day to prevent acid buildup from the breakdown of food by bacteria. However, if your work or activities prevent you from doing this, thoroughly rinse your mouth with  water after eating to minimize the amount of food that would serve as substrate for the bacteria.

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How to bring maxilla forward. Can it be done without surgery. I am not sure if I have a forward maxilla or not. How can I know it. And I am 21 years old.

MSD - Prosthodontics and Crown & Bridge
Dentist, Chandigarh
How to bring maxilla forward. Can it be done without surgery. I am not sure if I have a forward maxilla or not. How c...
Maxilla is a part of the skull bones. Alone, this bone cannot move forwards or backwards unless fractured like during intentional surgery. If you feel any problem with the appearance of your maxilla, you can consult a dentist, preferably an orthodontist who will advise you a series of xrays: like lateralcephalogram and then can comment on the status of the bone.
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What should I need to do for my daughter, who is facing the oral mucositis follicular?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. DENTAL TIPS: - Visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Prevention And Treatment Of Oral Mucositis Eliminate caries and existing gum disease . general oral care protocols; � mouthwashes with mixed action; � immunomodulatory agents; � topical anaesthetics; � antiseptics; � antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral agents � mucosal barriers and coating agents; � cytoprotectants; � mucosal cell stimulants; � psychotherapy; and � analgesics.
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Hello doctor my self pratibha jain I have cavity problem and black teeth last six months please tell me I only 20 year old girl.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello doctor my self pratibha jain I have cavity problem and black teeth last six months please tell me I only 20 yea...
• If tooth is cavitated due to decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. • If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection.
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Always use soft bristles toothbrush and teeth brushing should be done 2 to 3 minutes

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Always use soft bristles toothbrush and teeth brushing should be done 2 to 3 minutes
Always use soft bristles toothbrush and teeth brushing should be done 2 to 3 minutes. Because hard toothbrush and lengthy cleaning time cause the abrasion of teeth which can make your teeth sensitive.
Clean your front teeth in a vertical motion and back teeth in circular motion.
Always clean your tongue with tongue cleaner.
Never use needle, match stick, wooden stick etc to remove food in between teeth because these things can cause gums inflammation resulting in pocket formation.
Have a good smile.
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I often brush my teeth regularly. But those are always yellowish how can I get out of that problem.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I often brush my teeth regularly. But those are always yellowish
how can I get out of that problem.
Please go for scaling and polishing of teeth and brush twice a day with colgate total paste and use listerine mouthwash regularly.
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Good morning doctor As I was suffering with sensitivity as I concerned doctor they suggested me to use thersomal paste at that time it giving releafe suggests permanent solution or shall I Change paste

Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Bhubaneswar
Let me know first which teeth are sensitive.Than the cause for ur sensitivity.Or else send me the x-ray of affected side.Just don't rub a paste without knowing the cause; could be caries,cervical erosion,attrition or any history of trauma. Please take an appointment for accurate diagnosis.
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Sir am 35 years old boy bcoz of smoking my teeth becomes yellow from past 6 weeks I quit smoking now please tell me what toothpaste I have to use or what treatment I have to follow.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir am 35 years old boy bcoz of smoking my teeth becomes yellow from past 6 weeks I quit smoking now please tell me w...
Hello lybrate-user it's very nice to hear that you have quit smoking, now you should undergo cleaning (scaling) procedure to remove all the unwanted tar deposits from your teeth bringing their colour back to original.
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How to whiten the teeth at home.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
How to whiten the teeth at home.
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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The last of my teeth has been removed last week. I am now toothless. Waiting for the heeling of the Bone on which the Dentures will be mounted. Before the making of the denture-casts for the upper jaw and the lower jaw, I understand Alioloplasty needs to be performed on the jaw-bones to smoothen any protrusions in the bone on which the dentures would be resting. What is Alioloplasty ? How long does it take ti heal after Alioloplasty ? What are the steps to complete the the dentures, after Alioloplasty ? and what are options for choosing the Denture-base and teeth-material and the pros and cons of the options ? What about using implant for the lower Denture allowing removal of the denture for cleaning. Are the dentures to be removed before going to bed ?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Alveoloplasty is the reshaping of the bone crest to attain a smooth uniform level of bone for proper retention , stability and support of dentures. It takes generally 3 weeks to 8 weeks fr complete healing. The dentures are made from acrylic, lucitone, dpi etc. Implant supported lower denture will provide better support and retention. Yes dentures should be removed before going to bed,for proper recirculation of gums(alveolar mucosa) at night.
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If a Back Tooth Is Lost, Will You Miss It?

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
If a Back Tooth Is Lost, Will You Miss It?

According to studies, the majority of the world population has at least one missing tooth, when it comes to dental health. Usually, one of the back teeth is missing. Most people do not care about a missing tooth as it is not visible and does not affect one's image. However, a missing back tooth is a matter of concern, and it matters. This is because of the tooth's function and also because bone loss occurs when a back tooth is lost.

Wisdom Tooth: Wisdom tooth or 3rd molar extraction The wisdom teeth, also known as the third molars, are the final set of molars to erupt. Not everyone keeps these teeth, nor are they necessary for having a healthy, beautiful smile. In fact, they can cause harm if they do not come in properly. When these molars come in, usually between the ages of 16 and 20, there may not be enough room left for them to erupt. As a result, they can emerge at an angle, they may crowd the mouth and sometimes they don't fully emerge. This can lead to future oral health problems like infections and pain. So, it should be extracted.

Effects of a lost back tooth: A lost back tooth should not be ignored, even though it did not cause you much inconvenience initially. The problems start occurring slowly and when they reach a fatal stage, a lot of dental problems are likely to occur. A lost tooth causes several problems and damage to your oral health and appearance if you leave it unattended. 

Here are the negative effects of a lost back tooth:

  1. The alveolar bone, which surrounds the teeth requires a good amount of regular stimulation for maintaining health. The lack of stimulation will slowly make the bone waste away.
  2. With a missing back tooth, the bone width is likely to decrease by 25% within a year and will continue decreasing with the passage of time.
  3. The bone loss which occurs due to a missing back tooth will also cause problems in chewing food, and the back molars are designed especially for chewing and grinding food. Your speech will also be affected because of a missing back tooth.
  4. Extensive bone loss can even lead to negative changes in the facial shape. The facial shape also collapses in some cases. This will affect your appearance and will lead to low self-esteem and self-confidence.

Dental Implants: an ideal remedy for a lost back tooth: The best remedy for a missing back tooth is to get a dental tooth implant. Dental implants work effectively to maintain the bone structure. This is because the implants are fused directly into the bone. The bone can function properly and stay healthy after a dental implant is fused into it. You should consult a dentist to choose the best type of dental implant to replace your lost back tooth. Once the implant is installed, your dental functioning will return to normal soon. Little time is required to get adjusted to the implant.

If a back tooth is lost, you will surely miss it. A lost back tooth can affect your overall dental health, may cause bone loss and can even change your facial shape. Dental tooth implants should be used to replace a lost back tooth for maintaining good dental health.

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MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Surat
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 am 20 year old boy and I am tired of my bad breath. I have tried alot of things but its getting fixed. Tell me something.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Noida
Follow advises 1. Drink lot of water 2. You can use good quality neem soap like himalaya 3. Wear proper washed cloth 4. You can use god quality tel com or deodorant 5. Dry your towel completely and change in 4-5 days 6. Prefer cotton cloth than synthetic 7. Vinegar can be used in various ways to control body odor. Lemon juice also fight against body odor-causing bacteria.
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While I am brushing my gum bleeding. Why this happen? give me reson.

MASTER OF DENTAL SURGERY(MDS- ORAL MEDICINE AND RADIOLOGY), BACHELOR OF DENTAL SURGERY- BDS
Dentist,
Hi You are suffering from gum disease known as peridonditis. Please visit your dentist for scaling or professional cleaning of your teeth.
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Bad smell is coming from my mouth IDK what's the reason please help get rid of this 1. And I have dead tooth also is it creating this 1?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Bad smell is coming from my mouth IDK what's the reason please help get rid of this 1. And I have dead tooth also is ...
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: - practice good oral hygiene. - brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. - don't forget to brush the tongue, too. - replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. - use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. - see your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. - drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. - chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
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BDS
Dentist, Ramanathapuram
The thought of undergoing RCT can cause anxiety and stress. Get a good night sleep before the RCT as it will help to reduce anxiety and will also help in maintaining your overall well being.
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I'm suffering from frequent ulcers. And that too my entire mouth and tongue gets affected. Is it because I have inadequate hemoglobin. Is there anything that I can do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
U may take a cap BNC DAILY, SUCK ON TAB BIFILAC Twice daily , local application of metrogyl gel,add fire to ur diet green veg n banana r good source, u may take isabagol husk two table spoon heap full at night , plenty of water . Stay away from stress n hurry , ladies normally during periods have more such problem If possible send a pic of ulcers
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I am 21 year old and use colgate for 7 yrar still do not have white teeth any suggestion?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am 21 year old and use colgate for 7 yrar still do not have white teeth any suggestion?
Everyone doesn't have pearl white teeth. The shade of your teeth matches your skin colour. Still you can go for scaling and polishing. For more whiteness, go for bleaching.
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