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Dr. Elavazhagan

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Elavazhagan Dentist, Chennai
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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. Elavazhagan is a trusted Dentist in Kilpauk, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Smile With Us Dental Clinic in Kilpauk, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Elavazhagan on Lybrate.com.

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My front teeth has broken. What should have I do for regain my tooth on shape. Please give me good information.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
My front teeth has broken. What should have I do for regain my tooth on shape. Please give me good information.
Get laminate or crown done depending upon amount of tooth structure lost. You may need root canal treatment for that tooth. Radiograph and check up will decide final treatment plan.
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How can I look after my child's teeth? Please help.

How can I look after my child's teeth? Please help.
Make him/her brush twice daily, and esp. After the last meal at night. Avoid excessive intake of sweets.
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I was checking tips related to teeth on Lybrate and floss is recommended at a lot of places. Few of these questions popped up in my mind : 1. I am curious why it is not common in India? 2. I watched few videos on youtube to learn the proper way to floss. After watching the videos I felt like it will be loosen the gums as one is putting the pressure on them also. Second I felt like it will start thinning the enamel also from the teeth. I am worried unnecessarily or care should be taken while flossing?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I was checking tips related to teeth on Lybrate and floss is recommended at a lot of places. Few of these questions p...
Remember flossing is to be used only for cleaning the between the teeth areas and is used to prevent the deposition of food particles which can lead to infection and has to be used cautiously and even in india though slow the trend is picking up and remember if you have already loose teeth than not to be done and it won't thin the enamel lining.
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I am having severe pain in the third molar region where the tooth is partially erupted and later it stopped erupting. Now there is severe inflammation of gums over the tooth associated with severe pain. I am unable to tolerate it. Please advice me medication to reduce the pain and idea to get rid of this pain please.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am having severe pain in the third molar region where the tooth is partially erupted and later it stopped erupting....
This is basically pericoronitis it happens in erupting wisdom tooth please take combiflam for pain control (twice a day for three days) do warm salt water rinsing at least four times a day show it to a near by dentist as fast as you can he will examine and then prescribe you antibiotics.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Asking your doctor if an antiobiotic medicine can be taken is advisable as it can help in reducing the infection and swelling. It can also be taken after the treatment for faster healing.
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I am feeling pain in a tooth in the upper right side and that very tooth is very sensitive also. One tooth attached to this tooth is already unrooted. Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Kanchipuram
Please visit a dentist and take an x-ray. If the roots are good we can save that teeth by doing an RCT. Otherwise you have to go for extraction.
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When I eat Non veg. My tongue will be bitter. Can I know the reasons for bitterness of my tongue?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Brush teeth, tongue and gums at least twice a day, eat foods that stimulate the production of saliva like grapefruits, lemons and oranges, if the cause of the bitter taste is gerd or indigestion, adjust one's eating time, drink a lot of water, use cinnamon or cloves, make use of regular peppermints or breath mints.
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I am having tooth pain since last one week but the pain increases alot in the night. Then I have to take the painkiller tablet. Tooth is in upper jaw and it's decayed. Kindly suggest the treatment. Thank you.

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am having tooth pain since last one week but the pain increases alot in the night. Then I have to take the painkill...
Taking a painkiller will only give momentary relief. Please get a x-ray done to find out the extent of caries in the tooth. It may need a filling or root canal treatment. Please consult a dentist soon.
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My teeth is yellowish colour I use many toothpaste but not benefit which toothpaste clean my teeth.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
My teeth is yellowish colour I use many toothpaste but not benefit which toothpaste clean my teeth.
Use Homeodent toothpaste twice daily, morning and night before sleep. Take care. Home remedy:- Cleaning your teeth with fresh orange peel on a regular basis will reduce the yellow tinge accumulated on your teeth. Rub orange peel over your teeth every night before going to sleep. The vitamin C and calcium in the orange peel will combat the microorganisms throughout the night. Do this for a few weeks and you will notice effective results. If fresh orange peel is not available, you can use dried orange peel powder. Take care.
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Hi anvesh 26 years old. I'm under going dental treatment they attached braces. It has been two years. I brush couple of times yet my teeth started turning lite yellow. Due to braces attached even if I brush couple of times its difficult to brush and maintain my teeth. Help out.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi anvesh 26 years old. I'm under going dental treatment they attached braces. It has been two years. I brush couple ...
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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I have yellow marks on teeth How get rid from it? I think its is cause of fluoride mixd water Suggest what should I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have yellow marks on teeth How get rid from it?
I think its is cause of fluoride mixd water
Suggest what should I do?
Hello. When brushing twice a day and flossing doesn't help improve your yellow teeth, it's time to consider other options. Teeth become yellow due to stains – both deep and surface-level – as well as other causes that sometimes aren't under our control. Although coffee and cigarettes leave stains on your teeth over time, thin tooth enamel also makes teeth look yellow. Tooth enamel is the hard, white surface of your teeth, and underneath it is a pale brown substance called dentin. Thick enamel looks white, but thin enamel allows dentin tones to show through, making teeth look yellow from the outside. Enamel naturally wears thin as people age, but acids from foods and drinks such as sour candies, oranges and soda also thin the enamel by eroding its surface. Saliva neutralizes acid and washes it away, but people suffering from dry mouth miss out on this protective effect. Other causes of yellow teeth include antibiotic use or excessive fluoride intake in young children, which can cause yellow-stained adult teeth later. Treatments for certain conditions can also affect tooth color. For example, head and neck radiation and chemotherapy can cause teeth discoloration. In addition, certain infections in pregnant mothers can cause tooth discoloration in the infant by affecting enamel development. Certain medication, mouth rinses can also causes yellow staining. Preventing Yellow Teeth: Avoiding smoking, coffee and soda helps prevent yellow teeth, or you can get into the habit of drinking those darker beverages through a straw. Drink milk or plain water after eating or drinking something acidic to help reduce the acid's eroding effect. Brushing and flossing also help, and avoiding snacks between meals allows your saliva to dilute the acids in your mouth too. Using over-the-counter whitening agents will also helps. Discolorations are generally responsive to bleaching procedures.
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I am 24yrs old, female when I brushed my teeth bloods for coming what is the solution for this?

PGDRH, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 24yrs old, female when I brushed my teeth bloods for coming what is the solution for this?
You need scaling by dentist and clean you teeth. Clohex plus mouth wash use 4 time/day for 15days and visit dental clinics and you may consult me for further help.
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Tip for Healthy Teeth

BDS
Dentist, Sangola
Tip for Healthy Teeth
Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away: brushing twice a day removes the tiny left out food particles from the mouth and keeps it fresher and cleaner.
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How I get white teeth fast ?

BDS
Dentist,
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Maintain your oral hygiene by brushing twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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I saw a black point size spot on my first pre molar tooth today only. It seems as its having a hole but it' s very point size and originated only a few days back. I would like to know what it can be possibly. And also the cure for it. Thanks you in advance.

BDS, pg certification in aesthetic dentistry
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dear , black point can be the cavity. Its better to get it checked and filled on time Regards Dr. Nilay Bhatia
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Is it possible to retain a cracked-tooth?I have a cracked-tooth feeling very sensitivity from hot and cold otherwise no problem.

B.D.S
Dentist,
It is better to consult dentist. Treatment of cracked tooth depends on the extent of fracture of tooth.Extent of fracture can better acess by dentist. So consult any good dentist.
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Shall I stop using floss as I feel it is increasing gaps between teeth. If I stop using it, I may face other teeth problems.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Shall I stop using floss as I feel it is increasing gaps between teeth. If I stop using it, I may face other teeth pr...
Hello, Yes you can stop flossing. It is only used during food lodgment. Use mouthwash and brushing twice a day can help.
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My teeth is out of my mouth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
You need orthodontic treatment for the correction. Sooner you start with the treatment, faster will be the outcome.
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What risks are embedded in implanting teeths.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist,
Its the best and modern technique of replacing missing teeth. For further queries you can consult privately.
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My son is 7.5yrs. He shatters his teeth a lot at. I guess the term is called bruxism. Is there any remedy. And what are the drawbacks.

MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Delhi
My son is 7.5yrs. He shatters his teeth a lot at. I guess the term is called bruxism. Is there any remedy. And what a...
Nite bruxism can be of two types. Day and night also called diurnal n nocturnal. It can be a result of several things one of them being stress. Cold etc. Yes there are treatments. Dentists usually make customised mouth guards for the patient t to wear so that it prevents dental damage. And try n reach the source of the problem to counsel them out of it. The habit has to broken to prevent temperomandibular joint dysfunctions mpds that is pain in jaw opening joint n jaw. Teeth wear. Tooth decay. Loss of vertical height due to that. Etc. It would be highly recommended you take him to a good oral pathologist or a pedodontist or a multi speciality dental clinic so that they may help you deal with the problem well good luck.
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