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Dr. Geetah Prakash

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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. Geetah Prakash is one of the best Dentists in Poonamallee, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Geetah Prakash at K.J.Hospital-Research & Postgraduate Center in Poonamallee, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Geetah Prakash on Lybrate.com.

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I am 27 old, coming blood during brushing and foul smell from mouth. Please suggest me any treatment. Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Sangli
I am 27 old, coming blood during brushing and foul smell from mouth. Please suggest me any treatment. Thanks.
Bleeding during brushing is due to poor oral hygiene and deposits on your teeth. Foul smell usually occurs due to unclean tongue. Start using tongue cleaner after brushing. And also get your teeth cleaned professionally. Visit dentist.
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Sir, I am getting undergone Route Canal Treatment and completed 4 sittings. I did not open my mouth easily, from the 2nd day of the treatment. When I want to open my mouth, I am suffering from unbearable pain in that side jaw. The Dentist replied that you have muscular pain and suggested pain relievers. But no use. May I use any Anti biotic with pain relievers? Kindly suggest any medication.

Integrated Medicine Specialist, Jaipur
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I am getting undergone Route Canal Treatment and completed 4 sittings. I did not open my mouth easily, from the ...
Yes this may be muscular pain but to be very true it take sometime to get cured from 15 days to 1 month antibiotics have no role pain killer may slightly relieve but time is the only key you will feel trouble opening jaw Apply hot / cold application as advised by dentist don't panic with days it will be back to normal.
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Hello Doctor, I am 24 year old man I have teeth cavity and back pain problem what should I do please tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello Doctor, I am 24 year old man I have teeth cavity and back pain problem what should I do please tell me.
Dear please visit a dental surgeon for filling of cavity in your tooth and for back pain you can have tab combiflam twice a day for three days.
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Myths About Root Canals Answered by Renowned Dentist Dr Ratnika Agarwal

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Myths About Root Canals Answered by Renowned Dentist Dr Ratnika Agarwal

If you were recently informed that you need a root canal, chances are the minute you left your dentist’s clinic, you immediately began scouring the Internet for information on this well-known — but highly misunderstood — dental treatment.

The Internet can be a great place to gather helpful information, but it is also plagued by unreliable sources & dangerously inaccurate information that can lead unknowing online researchers astray.

The following are common myths & misinformation about root canals & tooth pain that are prevalent online. While finding out you are in need of a root canal can be frightening, the more you know about this tooth-saving procedure & what it can do for your toothache & oral health, the calmer & more confident you will feel when you return to the dentist’s chair.

Myth #1: You only need a root canal if you are experiencing tooth pain.

Sometimes teeth that have died no longer cause pain & need to have a root canal in order to avoid becoming infected. We have several tests that allow us to know when a tooth has died & needs to receive a root canal.

Myth #2: Root canal treatment is painful.

A root canal relieves tooth pain associated with progressive & destructive decay that has reached the root of a tooth & caused infection. With the use of cutting-edge dental technology, along with anesthetics & sedation dentistry, having a root canal feels similar to receiving a filling & can be just as painless.

Myth #3: Root canals cause illness.

It’s hard to miss this myth if you are searching for information on root canals online. This myth is based on poorly designed & long-since debunked research that took place almost an entire century .Not only are root canals safe & effective, they eliminate bacteria from the infected roots of teeth, improving both your oral health & your overall health.

Myth #4: The benefits of root canal treatments are temporary.

Root canal results are long-lasting. They relieve patients’ toothaches & preserve the affected tooth indefinitely. The final restoration or crown is the key to successful results. A well-made & well-fit crown combined with good at-home oral health practices & routine visits to the dentist can ensure that your tooth lasts a lifetime.

Myth #5: Tooth extraction is a good alternative to root canals.

An extraction is a traumatic procedure that actually allows more bad bacteria to be introduced into the bloodstream. There is no adequate replacement for a natural tooth. A root canal with a good restoration is not only cost effective, it allows you to keep your natural tooth. Bridges, implants, & other replacement alternatives require additional treatments, more time in the chair, & elevated cost.

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I am 42 year old man and I am having diabetes since 2 years ago but last 4 months I am suffering pain in my teeth its a quite low pain but shall I go for dental surgery.

MBBS, DNB, Diploma Dyslipidemia, CCEBDM, CCMTD
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am 42 year old man and I am having diabetes since 2 years ago but last 4 months I am suffering pain in my teeth its...
How is your sugar control. You can definitely go ahead with your surgery provided the sugar control is good. You have to understand that everything is inter related. Bad sugars lead to bad teeth (infection) and bad teeth can lead to bad sugars so check your hba1c and fasting sugars.
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My problem is yellowish teeth. So what should I do. please help suggest any toothpaste.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My problem is yellowish teeth. So what should I do. please help suggest any toothpaste.
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. 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. 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.
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I am a diabetic 55 years old as all my teeths are in mobilty condition dentist suggested me to go for full mouth extraction and 10 implants and fixed dentures at a cost of 5 lacs. Some told me that implant is failure for diabetic .Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I suggest you go for implant supported dentures. A minimum of two implants for each arch with a complete dentures both upper and lower arch. However if any of your teeth is firm don't extract .They can be used instead of an implant and you can make an over denture.
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I have tongue ucler since 2 month. Am taking be complex then also its not going away. please say me which medication I take?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sambit you are having ulcer from last 2 month . apply boroglycerine and take b complex with folic acid
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I have bad breath since couple of weeks my mouth becomes dry. Especially when I wake up it stinks. First I thought its because I am not drinking enough water but thats not the problem. I brush my teeth two times a day. Not on any other prescription. Please help. Thanks.

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I have bad breath since couple of weeks my mouth becomes dry. Especially when I wake up it stinks. First I thought it...
Dear user. The most common cause of bad breath is poor oral hygiene. Bacteria that build up on your teeth – particularly between them – as well as your tongue and gums, can produce unpleasant-smelling gases. These bacteria are also responsible for gum disease and tooth decay. If you are sure about your mouth and teeth, do consult a doctor for acidity and indigestion treatment. Take care.
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Suffering from a problem of bad breath even after brushing the problem persists. Kindly help, thanks.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. Maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day.
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Teeth muscles are getting weak and bleeding from tooth please tell me how to prevent it.

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
Teeth muscles are getting weak and bleeding from tooth please tell me how to prevent it.
You need scaling (professional cleaning) and polishing of all teeth. Your dentist will prescribe gum paint to be applied on gums and also mouthwash and anti-sensitive toothpaste.
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MDS
Dentist, Surguja
Brushing baking soda on your teeth twice a month can remove the stains of coffee or red wine and give you your pearly white teeth back.

I have constipation most of the time because of that I got mouth ulcers. Every month I suffered from mouth blisters. Please suggest me helpful medicines. Or what else I can do?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have constipation most of the time because of that I got mouth ulcers. Every month I suffered from mouth blisters.
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Mouth ulcers are usually due to vitamin deficiency or bad digestion. Other causes are tonsils, trauma from teeth, dry mouth, tonsillitis, stress, change in lifestyle, allergies to certain foods and medication, smoking and tobacco chewing, consumption of spicy n hot foods. Start some vitamin supplements. Apply local anaesthetic ointment like dologel. Eat healthy and balanced diet. include more green leafy vegetables, raw vegetables n fruits. Increase your water intake. Avoid oilly n spicy food completely.
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Sir my friend has mouth ulcers for over 2 days can you please tell me what should I do?

M.D.S.
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir my friend has mouth ulcers for over 2 days can you please tell me what should I do?
Try to find out what is causing the ulcers. Is this happening again and again? is this related to your monthly periods? are you always biting your cheek or lip? did you bite your tongue accidently? do you have sharp, pointed teeth near the ulcers? are you under some stress? for relief of pain, just apply plain glycerin liquid three times a day and let it remain n contact with the ulcer by closing your mouth, not swallowing for at least 30 seconds after applying it.
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Dental Tip for Babies

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Dental  Tip for Babies

A baby's first tooth erupts at the age of 6 months. For proper dental growth of a baby, the first visit to the dentist should be at the age of 2 years.

I am 28 years old male. Suffering from dental pain at left upper m1 and m2. The dentist took the xray and explained as m2 is completely infected and m1 is infected but in the outermost layer of enamel.

BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
I am 28 years old male. Suffering from dental pain at left upper m1 and m2. The dentist took the xray and explained a...
Better extract the 2nd molar n do an rct for your 1st molar. If the 2nd molar worthy for rct go for it n crown it.
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I have blood leakage on mouth while brushing, what it cause. And what do I do to prevent this.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have blood leakage on mouth while brushing, what it cause. And what do I do to prevent this.
Visit dental doctor for check up he will advise teeth cleaning, gum massage & mouth wash. Brush twice daily. Gargle with salt water 2-3 times daily.
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MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Consumption of hard and crunchy food items should be avoided when one is undergoing orthodontic treatment.

Recently I went through root canal treatment. Still I have pain in tooth, its bothering me a lot, what should I do? right now am just taking pain killers

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Please get complete treatment from your dentist. Initially, it is painful but after few visits pain subsides completetly.
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Sometimes bleeding gums while brushing. I used to brush softly using sensodine tooth brush yet gums is bleeding. What should I have to do?

DEMS, BDS
Dentist, Pune
Sometimes bleeding gums while brushing. I used to brush softly using sensodine tooth brush yet gums is bleeding. What...
Go and get scaling done from a dentist. Deposits around the teeth cause gum irritation and bleeding.
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