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Dr. Elevathagan

Dentist, Chennai

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Dr. Elevathagan Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Elevathagan is a popular Dentist in Karapakkam, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Elevathagan at Dentistree Hospital in Karapakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Elevathagan on Lybrate.com.

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Rinse your mouth properly after every meal

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Rinse your mouth properly after every meal. Golden key to prevent dental caries or decay.

I'm 21 years old Male. It's been couple of months i've developed black stains on my teeth. I neither smoke nor use any Tobacco products. May I know what May be the reason?

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I'm 21 years old Male. It's been couple of months i've developed black stains on my teeth. I neither smoke nor use an...
Please visit your dentist. These can either be stains or carious lesions. Whatever the case, your dentist will solve it.

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Awareness is the key to good DENTAL HEALTH

I have pain in my teeth for last 3 days and my age is 25 years and at this time my teeth grow. Please advise.

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I have pain in my teeth for last 3 days and my age is 25 years and at this time my teeth grow. Please advise.
Your third molar that is wisdom tooth might be erupting. See your dentist n get proper treatment done. You may even require some xrays to be done. Meanwhile you can take mild analgesic like combiflame. But visit your nearby dentist.

My uncles teeth have pain. They have always pain in their teeth after every one or two days. I want to know that why they a pain.

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My uncles teeth have pain. They have always pain in their teeth after every one or two days. I want to know that why ...
teeth are infected that's why its paining. search lybrate to find a dentist nearby. the teeth may Need root canal treatment

I visited my dentist for straightening of my 26 years old sister' front teeth. He advised me for pre molar teeth extraction and told that it may take 2 years in complete treatment. Before that he is going to start pyorrhea treatment. I want to know has my dentist advised me right? how pyorrhea is treated? is this a surgical treatment? how much it costs? is teeth extraction 100 % safe or there is any risk? will after teeth extraction my sister smile/eat like normal?

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Upper arch expansion is newer approach for gaining space instead of extractiing premolars. So i' ll advice you not to go for extraction. Pyorrhea is infection of gums that makes your teeth weak & associated with bad breath. It is treated by nonsurgical means, scalling( cleaning debris deposit over your teeth) & root planing. Adjunct: chlorhexidine mouthrinse & warm saline mouthrinse.

I have problem in my teeth. When I drink water or something else. Then it feels pain please tell me what should I do?

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I have problem in my teeth. When I drink water or something else. Then it feels pain please tell me what should I do?
Hi, Teeth have a protective layer called enamel with age the enamel wears off and become thin which causes to become teeth sensitive. You need to get a professional check up done to know the exact cause and solution of your problem. Regards Dr. Krinita Motwani's Dental Clinic

I have mouth infection some what like ulcer, so that I am unable to eat drink anything, so please tell me which treatment should I take.

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I have mouth infection some what like ulcer, so that I am unable to eat drink anything, so please tell me which treat...
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.

Hello doctor My self hari My front tooth had broken 1month ago, is there any chances of getting new teeth or I have to go artificial teeth, pls let me know the precaution to be taken for my teeth.

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My front tooth had broken 1month ago, is there any chances of getting new teeth or I have t...
You won't get new teeth at this age, you will have to go for artificial teeth only you can get fixed dentures.

Few things to do on daily basis - Daily exercise

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You brush your teeth every day; exercise is equally important for your daily routine. Turn off the tv or computer, and get at least 30 minutes of exercise every day.

To work your heart, it's got to be aerobic exercise. You've got lots of options: walking, jogging, biking, rowing machine, elliptical machine, swimming. But don't feel like you have to be an athlete. Walking is great exercise. Get 10 minutes here and there during the day. It all counts.

Start with something simple, like parking in the far corner of the parking lot -- so you get those extra steps to the door. Take the stairs one or two flights instead of the elevator.

If you take public transportation, get off one stop early and walk the rest. Get out at lunch to walk. Or walk with your significant other or your spouse after work. You'll get a bonus relaxation and stress reduction.

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Few things to do on daily basis - Daily exercise

I am suffering from bad breath. I have changed so many toothpaste and toothbrushes and mouth wash but have no result. I think there is any other problem.

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I am suffering from bad breath. I have changed so many toothpaste and toothbrushes and mouth wash but have no result....
Bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. Basically, all the food eaten begins to be broken down in your mouth. As foods are digested and absorbed into the bloodstream, they are eventually carried to your lungs and given off in your breath. If you eat foods with strong odors (such as garlic or onions), brushing and flossing -- even mouthwash -- merely covers up the odor temporarily. The odor will not go away completely until the foods have passed through your body. Practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoridetoothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Brush teeth after you eat (keep a toothbrush at work or school to brush after lunch). 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. Rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash twice a day. Dentures should be removed at night and cleaned thoroughly before being placed in your mouth the next morning. 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.

What is the meaning of oral lichenoid dysplasia with invasion and oral lichenoidlesion.

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What is the meaning of oral lichenoid dysplasia with invasion and oral lichenoidlesion.
Oral lichenoid lesions: a mouth condition where white lesions develop inside the mouth. Redness, blistering and ulceration may also occur. It is believed to be caused by an autoimmune condition where the body's immune system attacks tissue inside the mouth. Sometimes the condition can be caused by allergies to metals in mouth appliances that are installed but it can also be caused by other forms of mechanical injury to the mouth such as cheek biting. Oral lichenoid dysplasia has the ability to transform into carcinoma. So it has to be excised completely.

I have a ulcer problem. yesterday I had headache and fever. What medicine do I have to take?

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I have a ulcer problem. yesterday I had headache and fever. What medicine do I have to take?
Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take 'Becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief..

My back last upper both sides of teeth is half broken and on one side last lower one is coming upwards What to do ?

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Get your X ray done for both the broken teeth.Depending on that if filling has to be done then get filling done,or if root canal treatment has to be done then get it done following capping which will solve your problem.

I have gap between teeth and gems lost. I got cleaning and ailment also. But those not working.

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I have gap between teeth and gems lost. I got cleaning and ailment also. But those not working.
Gap or diastema is filled by the process known as enamel bonding. Consulg the dentist for this. Brush twice daily rinse you mouth with chlorhexidine mouth wash 3 times daily after every meal.

My mouth smells very dirty all the time. My teeth are yellow always. What should I do to overcome this?

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My mouth smells very dirty all the time. My teeth are yellow always. What should I do to overcome this?
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.

My teeth is very week. I have fear that it will fell down I am 18 year old. My teeth was really very week and the skin of on the teeth it was gone back. I check up. By 2 doctors that also I not satisfy please give suggestion plz.

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My teeth is very week. I have fear that it will fell down I am 18 year old. My teeth was really very week and the ski...
Teeth becoming loose in this age should be viewed seriously. This may be pyorrhea. Kindly consult a periodontist who is the specialist in the gum problems. He may take an opg xray and see the amount of bone is lost and he may decide whether you need bone replacement to strengthen your teeth after gum treatment.

I have toothache since morning and taking enzoflam thrice a day is it good and does it have any side effect ?

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kindly visit the dentist to know the exact cause of tooth pain followed by its treatment. Medicine will get you relief for few hours only if infection lies on decay.

My all teeth are white. Except the canines. I daily brush twice but no effect. please help me out to make my teeth white and shine.

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My all teeth are white. Except the canines. I daily brush twice but no effect. please help me out  to make my teeth w...
Homoeopathic medicine HEKLA LAVA TOOTH PASTE ( WHEEZAL) Daily scrub teeth with this powder at night for 3-5 minutes before sleep.

I want to replace 3 teeth of mine. What will be the minimum expenditure in the whole process?

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I want to replace 3 teeth of mine. What will be the minimum expenditure in the whole process?
It depends. On the treatment option selected. Whethr you want to go for fixed or removable prosthesis. Or an implant.
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