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Dr. Elavazhagan

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Elavazhagan 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. Elavazhagan is a renowned Dentist in Porur, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Pedo Planet, Porur in Porur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Elavazhagan on Lybrate.com.

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Hello, I am 34 y old male and I have a dry mouth for last 4 months. When I drink water after 30 minute I need to water. What should I do

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
There are many causes of dry mouth. Dry mouth most commonly occurs as a side effect of medications that cause decrease saliva production, including blood pressure medications, antihistamines, antidepressants, diuretics, non steroidal anti-inflammatory, and many others. Other causes of dry mouth are radiation treatments to treat cancerous tumors of the head and neck, salivary gland diseases, diabetes, hormonal imbalance, mouth breathing, sleep apnea, and autoimmune disorders such as sjgren' s syndrome, rheumatoid arthritis, and systemic lupus erythematosus. Eating disorders, such as bulimia and anorexia, are other risk factors for developing xerostomia. Salivary production can be decreased if a major salivary duct becomes blocked, such as from a stone or infection. Dry mouth will often occur during pregnancy or breastfeeding due to dehydration and hormonal changes. Other causative factors include stress, anxiety, depression, and dehydration. Please tell me your cause and then we can proceed for the treatment. Meanwhile, restricting caffeine intake and letting ice melt in the mouth will help the mouth remain as moist as possible. Other remedies include medications that help increase salivary flow such as pilocarpine (salagen) and cevimeline (evoxac). Artificial saliva substitutes are alsoa good help for you.
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I m 22 year old. My teeth r getting yellow day by day wt precautions I hv take nd any medicine.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I m 22 year old. My teeth r getting yellow day by day wt precautions I hv take nd any medicine.
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 23 years old. I have mouth odours for about 4 years. Even though I brush daily. What to do now?

BDS
Dentist, Katihar
I am 23 years old. I have mouth odours for about 4 years. Even though I brush daily. What to do now?
Brushing is not sufficient to mantan good oral hygiene, go for daily flossing and professiona cleaning in every 6 month.
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I am getting bad smell from my mouth while talking since childhood. What should I do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am getting bad smell from my mouth while talking since childhood. What should I do.
Homoeopathic tooth paste Homoeodent tooth paste ( SBL) HEKLALAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Use at night Rinse your mouth with RINSEOUT ( SBL) ,everytime you eat or drink anything during the day. I also want toknow if ever you suffered from stomach problem like constipation,or indigestion.
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I have yellow teeth I do brush everyday what I have to do to make them white please help me.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening.
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I am a 22 years old boy and my left side of face is not even with right side. It is not normal though and nowdays it is clearly seen. One year ago I have removed my left lower molar teeths and fixed an artificial molar teeth.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi , you have to visit to a dentist or can come to our clinic for a consultation (free of cost). Without checking you clinically we can't comment.
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I have ulcers in my mouth could you please tell could you please tell why did they occur and the remedies to cure it.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have ulcers in my mouth could you please tell could you please tell why did they occur and the remedies to cure it.
Hi lybrate-user! there are various reasons for mouth ulcers occuring in the mouth. It would have been easier to come to a diagnosis if you could have provided us with few pictures of your ulcer along with your query. Meanwhile you could apply glycerin over your ulcer and avoid hot and spicy food. Keep drinking water to keep yourself hydrated. Hope it helps you.
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I had pyuria in my teeth because of which my two teeth are waving and having gap between two teeth about 3 mm what should I do to fill the gap with home made remedies? Please tell.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I had pyuria in my teeth because of which my two teeth are waving and having gap between two teeth about 3 mm what sh...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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I am suffering from tooth ache from 2days. So please help me to reduce my pain and also say any instant way to reduce my pain.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from tooth ache from 2days. So please help me to reduce my pain and also say any instant way to reduce...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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I have a dry mouth condition (less saliva secretion). I drink lot of water daily but still if I go outside for 3-4 hours at a stretch without drinking water then my lips start cracking. Difficulty in speaking, what should I do?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hi, there are many conditions causing dry mouth. Some of the main causes are some medicines, salivary gland disease, dehydration, diabetes, etc. We need to do a complete checkup. Meanwhile, continue drinking water frequently and start taking limcee lozenges 4 to 5 times a day. I would advice you to consult oral medicine specialist for complete diagnosis and treatment. Regards.
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Some doctor says my teeth was suffering from pyria? Can scaling is better for my teeth otherwise please you give me suggestion for being my healthy teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Howrah
Some doctor says my teeth was suffering from pyria? Can scaling is better for my teeth otherwise please you give me s...
Brush your tooth twice in a day, properly. Wash after eating food. Atleast once in a year visit dentist for scaling treatment & for regular check-up. & for pyria you have to take short course of medicine along with Scaling.
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I am 27 years of old male. My left side teeths are paining from 2 months. What should i do?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 27 years of old male. My left side teeths are paining from 2 months. What should i do?
Kindly get xray done to understand the depth of cavity. And get filling or rct done as advised and as per xray made for your tooth. Medications will be prescribed as per situation. In mouth.
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Hello doctor, good morning. I am Manisha f/ 46 years old. I noticed white malai sort of discharge in my mouth at roots of teeth near gums. What is the reason and the treatment for same? This happens off and on.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hello doctor, good morning. I am Manisha f/ 46 years old. I noticed white malai sort of discharge in my mouth at root...
This is called plaque. It accumulates when you don't clean your mouth after eating or drinking anything. Go for professional scaling and polishing of teeth. Than maintain it by brushing twice daily. Forcefully gargle with water after you eat or drink anything.
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I usually use to brush my tooth twice a day one at morning and another at before going to bed I use close up diamond attraction toothpaste. But still my tooth gets decayed so please suggest me what should I have already done por composite on my few tooth so please suggest me what I do now.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I usually use to brush my tooth twice a day one at morning and another at before going to bed I use close up diamond ...
Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Changing the toothbrush alone donot keeps your teeth clean. All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.
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BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth. Tooth pastes which contain flouride help in keeping the teeth healthy by reducing the risk of tooth decay.

I am 63 years old, suffering from pyorrhea on middle stage, advised to take teeth cleaned by dentist, should i?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
You should most definitely get the cleaning done and also follow it up on a more regular basis in the future to ensure the problem doesn' t progress. All you need to ensure that the procedure is done with proper ultrasonic powered instruments and in the right manner.
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I am suffering teeth problem. One teeth is very sensitive while drinking water its create a big sensation either cold or hot. Please suggest me best advice.

Dentist, Raipur
I am suffering teeth problem.
One teeth is very sensitive while drinking water its create a big sensation either cold...
The reason behind teeth sensitivity is teeth abrasion and teeth erosion can be cured by proper tooth brush and toothpaste with proper way of tooth brushing techniques use vantej toothpaste twice daily with soft brush in up and down motion c.
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Hi sir am 20 years old. My problem is am getting blood on tooth when I get mouth wash and even in normal time E.g. when I eat something etc. So kindly suggest the good route to solve this issue. Seeking earlier reply from you.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi sir am 20 years old. My problem is am getting blood on tooth when I get mouth wash and even in normal time E.g. wh...
You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, 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. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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Hello sir, I have strange problem, after having my food always too much spite comes like saliva it has been 3 to 4 years, please show me the way I have taken too much medicines but no positive result. Tell me sir.

BDS
Dentist, Surat
Probably it may be a normal condition while you have sweet or spicy food, after food; gargle with plain water and clean you mouth as well as teeth. Hope this may solve you problems.
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My teeth inside some hading pain daily but any changes of tooth paste then pain control what can I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth inside some hading pain daily but any changes of tooth paste then pain control what can I do?
Vijay you are having pain . use sensodyne paste . . Maintain proper digestion /oral hygiene. Visit dental surgeon for scaling and polishing of teeth.
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