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Dr. Fernandes

Dentist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. Fernandes Dentist, Chennai
100 at clinic
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Fernandes is a popular Dentist in Vepery, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Dr.Fernandes Dental Clinic in Vepery, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Fernandes on Lybrate.com.

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BDS, Bachelor of Sciences
Dentist, Agra
Limit acidic drinks like soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices. Food acids soften tooth material and dissolve the minerals in tooth enamel, causing holes (cavities or caries). In severe cases, teeth may be ?eaten? right down to the gum.
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MDS-Pedodontist
Dentist, Greater Noida
Children are the stars of everyone’s eyes. Their dazzling smile brightens everyone’s day. These beautiful teeth not only enhance their smile but are required for chewing, speech and normal growth & development. From childhood itself these pearly whites need care and protection. On getting infected, treating these very teeth can be a daunting task. "Baby teeth" are as important to infants and children as prermanent teeth are to older children and adults. Children's teeth actually start to form before birth! The first primary (”baby” or “milk”) tooth can appear in an infant as young as 6 months


Why are Milk teeth important?
As milk teeth fall out, it is a common misconception that they do not matter.
The primary teeth have a number of important roles:
• Essential in the first step of digesting food: chewing, biting and grinding
• Allow good pronunciation and speech habits
• Encourage normal development of the jaw bones and muscles
• Ensure there is enough room for permanent teeth to erupt
• Help your child feel comfortable about the way he/she looks
• Guide the permanent teeth to erupt at the correct position in the dental arch since the permanent teeth grow under the milk teeth
• Also, your child's general health can be affected if diseased baby teeth aren't treated.

Remember, some milk molars are not replaced until age ten to fourteen, so they must last for years

What would happen if milk teeth are not taken care of?
Tooth decay and disease present in milk teeth can cause pain and discomfort and can easily pass on to permanent teeth as they erupt. Milk molars remain in the mouth until around 10 to 12 years of age with lots of opportunity to pass decay on to their new permanent neighbors. If it spreads to the root, an infection in a decayed milk tooth can damage the developing permanent tooth lying directly underneath. Consequently, the permanent tooth may erupt either in the wrong position or may not erupt at all i.e. it may remain embedded in the gums.


Why a Pediatric Dentist?
In the same way that paediatricians are trained to meet a child's medical needs, a paediatric dental specialist is uniquely qualified to protect your child's oral health. Paediatric dentists have an additional two to three years of training at university paediatric facilities in addition to four year of dental study. They know how to deal with the behavioural aspects of children, how to make them feel comfortable, and to make the experience pleasant. Also, they are trained and qualified to treat special needs patients. Paediatric dentists have a holistic approach of handling a child patient whereby the dental visit becomes a pleasant experience and not a nightmare. The very reason they are well versed with the psychology of the child which aids in execution of treatment effectively & efficiently simultaneously instilling a positive dental attitude in those little ones
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Certified Implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Pune
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.
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Does overbite can completely cure by braces? Even after using braces is there any chance for overbite again.

BDS
Dentist, Mangalore
Does overbite can completely cure by braces?
Even after using braces is there any chance for overbite again.
It can be but you shd maintain the appointments correctly after the fixed treatment you shd put one appliance for few more days to maintain the correction otherwise it can go back to the old state.
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A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
We helped this lady to get her charming smile back. We changed the looks of her upper front teeth by using state of the art techniques and helped her get her lower teeth back with implant supported crowns and crowns and bridges, in place of natural teeth badly effected by severe gum problems.
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I am 38 year old having toothache in the wisdom teeth for last week. And also there is severe pain on chewing the food. Also there is sensitivity to hot stuff. Would you suggest some treatment.

MDS , BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am 38 year old having toothache in the wisdom teeth for last week. And also there is severe pain on chewing the foo...
Hi rinse your mouth with salt warm water after every meal and you might have to get the wisdom teeth out.
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Sir I have sml problem in my mouth day by day it increase how can I stop it please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I have sml problem in my mouth day by day it increase how can I stop it please help me.
• Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. • Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. • Reduce your alcohol consumption. • Stop smoking. • Cut down on coffee. • Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. • Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. • Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. • Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. • Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. • Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. • Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. • Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. • If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. • Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. • You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person.
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I brush every day but teeth is little yellow in colour. Then I use Colgate whitening paste but there is no result can you help me?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I brush every day but teeth is little yellow in colour. Then I use Colgate whitening paste but there is no result can...
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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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Eating a piece of cheese after a meal helps in pulling away some of the plaque and leftover tiny food particles from meals. And since it contains calcium, it adds to the health of teeth and bones as well.
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Hi I am vivek shukla. I go two time brush (teeth clean) but my teeth look yellow so what I do?

BDS
Dentist,
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I am vivek shukla. I go two time brush (teeth clean) but my teeth look yellow so what I do?
Most probably your teeth are having yellowish shade. Do consult the clinic. Bleaching can brighten the colour to a better extent.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
If taken care at the right time, gum diseases can be reversed easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed from the teeth, you can get rid of the gum diseases, reversing it in its initial stage itself.
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I have some cavities on my teeth an also have pain in my teeth please tell how to cure this.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I have some cavities on my teeth an also have pain in my teeth please tell how to cure this.
Kindly get the cavities filled before they become deep and painful. Kindly get an x-ray done of the tooth having pain. May be you will have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap. Avoid having sticky sweets and food before going to bed. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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My father wants to change all his teeth and then wants new artificial teeth for replacing them.Is it possible whats the cost estimation for this?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
My father wants to change all his teeth and then wants new artificial teeth for replacing them.Is it possible whats t...
There are simply two options to replace completely missing teeth. One is conventional complete denture which is removable. And other is implant supported dentures. You need to consult the dentist to have different options discussed.
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Dental Health Tip

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Dental Health Tip

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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I am suffering mouth ulcers very frequently since 3 years. Though am using some medicines they are not giving a permanent cure. So please give me a strong advice.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Take fibrous diet add two bananas to ur diet drink plenty of of water take cap BNC once a day use metrogylDG gel over ulcers
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My gums swell and bleed while brushing. Sometimes a little blood oozes out, even when there is no swelling. Are there any home remedies.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My gums swell and bleed while brushing. Sometimes a little blood oozes out, even when there is no swelling. Are there...
Go for scaling and polishing along with vit c supplement. Use soft bristle brush and warm saline rinses daily twice. It will surely improve your gum health.
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Hi, I am 25 years old from last 6 months I am suffering from gastric problem. My problem is throat and tongue infection. Not healed and under skin thickness and veins shown on body. Some body parts are swelling. Why it happens please support briefly don't neglect.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
Hi, I am 25 years old from last 6 months I am suffering from gastric problem. My problem is throat and tongue infecti...
Take sarivadyasava 20 ml with equal water two times daily before food avipattikara powder 1tsf two times daily before food take this without break for 10 days avoide chilly and urad dal.
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A dog bite on my foot and his tooth mark get stuck ed it was a pet do what should I do to get safe.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
A dog bite on my foot and his tooth mark get stuck ed it was a pet do what should I do to get safe.
Get an anti rabies injection first then only you will be safe. You should not take any chances with dog bite. Dog are dog whether pet or stray dogs so get injection asap.
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Dear Sir, now I have to replace my front 3 theeths so which are the best crowns present I have metal crown fixed.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Chennai
Dear Sir, now I have to replace my front 3 theeths so which are the best crowns present I have metal crown fixed.
It's really sad that that You have lost your front teeth at such an young age. However it is possible to restore your teeth and appearance back to normal. Since it looks like you already have a metal crown, I would strongly advise you to consider replacing them with zirconia crowns. Not only will they look significantly better, they will also last longer.
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I am 44years old. I am having sesivity of my tooth. Pls give me advise what are the remedies to overcome this sencivity.

MDS
Dentist, Guntur
I am 44years old. I am having sesivity of my tooth. Pls give me advise what are the remedies to overcome this sencivity.
If the sensitivity is generalised you can contact a dentist, where he wil further investigate reasons for sensitivity like faulty tooth brushing, gum problems (gingivitis/periodontitis).
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