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Dr. Geetha

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Dr. Geetha is a popular Dentist in Virugambakkam, Chennai. You can visit her at Rahul Multispeciality Dental Care in Virugambakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Geetha on Lybrate.com.

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I have pain in my mouth & lips due to ulcers in my mouth, please suggest me what should I do n what should I eat because it pains me when I eat anything.

Dentist, Kolkata
Plz apply anti-ulcers oinments on ulcers 3-4 times a day n have vitamin b complex supplements. Avoid spicy food n have soft diet like rice, etc. Do consult your dentist, if ulcers persists for more than 2 days.
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I am suffering from payria there is pain in teeth what to do I am not understanding please tell me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I am suffering from payria there is pain in teeth what to do I am not understanding please tell me.
Hello,you can take homoeopathic medicine Plantago Q (10 drops in little amount of water) thrice a day for 2 days and revert.
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I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments. Please advice.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments. Please advice.
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
Common Solutions for Bad Breath Smell

Having a bad breath smell is considered a social stigma. Also known as halitosis, it refers to the unpleasant odor that can be sensed when the affected person opens his/her mouth. When in the company of a person with bad breath smell, many people tend to cover their nose. The most frequent cause for this malady is the bacterial growth in the mouth. So, you need to find ways of avoiding the accumulation of bad bacteria in your mouth in order to eliminate bad breath. A very common cause that encourages bacterial growth is having a dry mouth.

The treatment for bad breath varies from oral hygiene, to avoiding certain kinds of foods, particularly those causing a reduction in the production of saliva. Some helpful ways of treating bad breath are mentioned below. You'll also discover the reasons that make them effective.

1. Brush your teeth, followed by gargling, at the end of each meal: it helps eliminating the food particles that may be left in your mouth. These tiny particles can cause a foul smell as they start decaying.

2. Scrap the tongue: your tongue has millions of infinitesimal hairs, where bacteria gets trapped and causes bad breath. You can recognize the presence of bacteria on your tongue as it gets coated with a white layer.

3. Chewing sugar-free gum encourages the flow of saliva, while a dry mouth encourages the growth of bacteria. So, if you keep your mouth hydrated, the bacterial growth is eliminated or restricted.

4. Visit your dentist periodically: your dentist can discover if any gum problems or perhaps a decayed tooth are the cause of bad odor. For instance, that filling in your tooth may have cracked, or it might be inefficiently positioned, allowing food particles to get deposited there, resulting to a bad breath.

5. Avoid mouthwashes and breath fresheners that contain alcohol: though such formulations help masking bad odors for a while, they also dry the mouth quickly, and thus facilitate undesired bacterial growth.

6. Apply peppermint oil: this solution may be applied with or even without using a toothbrush. It has mouth refreshing properties, and it helps killing unwanted bacteria.

7. Use baking soda: a proven treatment for bad breath is brushing your teeth with baking soda. It also helps keeping a good oral health.

8. Consume leafy green vegetables: many people are not aware that chlorophyll, as available in leafy green vegetables, helps keeping your breath fresh all the time. So, start eating such vegetables regularly.

9. Avoid certain foods: toxic foods, such as spicy meats and certain varieties of cheese, including blue and Camembert, should be avoided, as they encourage the formation of gases in the stomach, and these tend to escape through the mouth, causing a foul smell.
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Hello. What is geographic tongue. Some patches are being formed on the tongue for so many days and suffering from tooth pain also.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Hello.
What is geographic tongue.
Some patches are being formed on the tongue for so many days and suffering from too...
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and I will suggest you to take injection vitcofol 2 cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks over the buttocks through a health professional and follow up on completion.
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Hello my name is Saurabh. I cannot open my full mouth due to tobacco it opens only the size of two fingers how can I make my mouth regular I need a help.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Hello my name is Saurabh. I cannot open my full mouth due to tobacco it opens only the size of two fingers how can I ...
Take Sulphur 30C one dose now and then start taking Cosmos 30C 3 doses daily for 1 week. It will be reduced. Still if you not getting result, please feel free to ask me. Take care. :)
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MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
Smoking or consuming smokeless tobacco is very harmful for your teeth. It can lead to various oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay.

I had became unconscious and fell down so I broke my teeth a little bit by falling down so what should I do now whether to consult a doctor or to take medicines.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I had became unconscious and fell down so I broke my teeth a little bit by falling down so what should I do now wheth...
Mr. Lybrate for broken teeth consult dental Dr. At the same time first time you became unconscious r what, if frequently then you concern neurologist.
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Tooth Replacement Options

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Tooth Replacement Options
There are several options available to you if you've lost one or more teeth.

Millions of adults have lost one or more of their teeth due to oral diseases (such as cavities or gum disease) or injury. Missing teeth can make chewing difficult, cause problems speaking, and impact a person's sense of self-esteem. That's why seeing a dentist about tooth replacements, which may include dental implants, bridges, or dentures, can be an important part of maintaining your dental health.

Tooth Replacement: Dental Implants

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that a periodontist inserts into your jaw to replace lost teeth. Putting in dental implants involves the surgical placement of a metal post into the bone underneath your gums. A replacement tooth, called a crown, will be attached to the post, giving the appearance of a natural tooth. In cases where you are missing multiple teeth, or all of your teeth, dental implants can be used in conjunction with bridges or dentures to make these tooth replacements more secure.

Dental implants are often a preferred tooth replacement option because they do not affect the adjacent teeth like a bridge does. Dental implants also look and feel like natural teeth, and are more secure than removable dentures.

But not everyone is a candidate for dental implants. To receive dental implants, you must be in good overall health, your jawbone must be able to adequately hold the implants in place, and your gum tissue should be healthy and free of disease. So, in some cases, a bridge or dentures without dental implants may be a better choice.

Tooth Replacement: Dental Bridges

A dental bridge, which is also called a fixed partial denture, may be a tooth replacement option if you are missing one or more teeth. Dental bridges get their name because they "bridge" the gap between your missing tooth or teeth and your surrounding teeth. Your dentist will bond the bridge onto the teeth that surround your gap.

In addition to fixed bridges, there are two other types of dental bridges:

Removable bridges. If you have a removable bridge, you will be able to remove it, clean it, and put it back in yourself.
Implant bridges. An implant bridge is attached to a dental implant or implants.
Dental bridges are made from various materials, including gold, alloys, and porcelain. They can help maintain the shape of your face and the integrity of your bite, and allow you to chew, speak, and smile with more ease and confidence.

Tooth Replacement: Dentures

For people who have lost all or most of their teeth, dentures, or false teeth, may be the best tooth replacement option. There are two types of dentures:

Complete dentures. This type of denture is used when you have no teeth remaining, or when your remaining teeth need to be removed. They cover your upper and lower gums. If you have teeth removed, your dentist will give you an immediate denture to wear for six to eight weeks, until your gums have healed and a conventional denture can be custom designed for you.
Overdentures. These are removable dentures that can be used if you still have some remaining natural teeth, or have dental implants. Overdentures should only be used if your remaining teeth or dental implants are able to provide adequate support.
Like dental bridges, dentures can help you maintain your facial shape and your self-esteem. It may take some time before you're able to chew and speak normally again, but these skills will improve with practice.

If you are missing teeth, talk with your dentist about whether dental implants, bridges, or dentures may be options for you.
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My Four Pre-molar teeth have cavities, should I go for tooth restoration? And which restoration is best Amalgam or composite? Is their is any side effects of amalgam Filling?

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
My Four Pre-molar teeth have cavities, should I go for tooth restoration? And which restoration is best Amalgam or co...
Yes you should go for restoration as early as possible. N its better to go for composite restoration as it will match your tooth colour. Amalgam has mercury hazards associated wid it.
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Sir, Mene 6 months pehle apne braces khulwaye the. Mene sirf wo 1 saal lgwaye or fir khulwa diye. Ab firse mere agey wala tooth dislocate hokar agey tilt ho raha hai or side ke tooth ki bhi position change ho rahi hai. Ap muje bta skte hain ki me kya kru. Mujhe firse braces to ni lgwane pdenge yaa kisi or method se Yeh theek ho jayenge.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Sir, Mene 6 months pehle apne braces khulwaye the. Mene sirf wo 1 saal lgwaye or fir khulwa diye. Ab firse mere agey ...
Braces ke baad retention plate lagti hai, for atleast 8 to 10 months. You should have taken that. Nothing can be done. Get braces done and use that paste for retention. Visit to a dentist for checkup gum's condition.
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Doctor important facing a alot of problems from teeth. It will be bleeding while brushing the teeth. And some time. It pains. I can't tolerate that. Please get me a suggestion.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Doctor important facing a alot of problems from teeth. It will be bleeding while brushing the teeth. And some time. I...
You might have tartar deposit on your teeth. You might need to get your teeth cleaned. The bleeding in gums will also stop along with that medications would be prescribed.
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Everybody burped around me or after talking to me, making me think I may have some kind of serious bad breath. Please tell me what might go wrong, I'm pretty frustrated.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
Everybody burped around me or after talking to me, making me think I may have some kind of serious bad breath. Please...
dry mouth could be a reason for bad breath bad breathe is due to the malodorous gases being formed by the bacteriae and food that we consume. thus scaling and a good precise prescription of drugs could be of help.
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Please tell me best medicine for ulcer because of that I suffered ulcer every month.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), Certificate In Cosmetic Dentistry, Diploma In Facial Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Please tell me best medicine for ulcer because of that I suffered ulcer every month.
Hello for ulcers you can apply DOLOGEL-CT gel .just take small drop of gel on your finger and apply on the ulcer. Don't rinse your mouth after that. You can spit. Let it be there for sometime​.do this 3-4 times a day after meals. Also take Vitamin B complex, one tablet daily for 1 week. Regards.
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How can i keep my teeth bright white i have taken a cleaning teeth treatment just a week ago suggest something again they are turning yellow also suggest how cn i keep them away from plaque collection at gums? :)

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Plaque is due to food particles repeated mouthwash twice daily and brushing twice daily flossing once daily is enough.
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BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.

I am 63 years old and I have a dental bridge over my 2nd molar. Since then I am experiencing foul smell from that bridge area. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 63 years old and I have a dental bridge over my 2nd molar. Since then I am experiencing foul smell from that bri...
There must b food lodgement under that rinse well after every meal get it cleaned professionaly once
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My teeth are sensitive and whenever I drink cold or hot things, my teeth starts to pain.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My teeth are sensitive and whenever I drink cold or hot things, my teeth starts to pain.
Teeth sensitivity is a result of loss of outer most layer (enamel) of teeth. That can be due to: - tooth grinding - acidic beverages (such as soda) that cause enamel erosion and dentin exposure. - brushing with a very abrasive toothpaste, brushing incorrectly and/or brushing more than three times a day could result in a loss of enamel. - a chipped or fractured tooth may expose the dentin. Here are few steps to avoid sensitivity of teeth: - practice good oral hygiene. - use a sensitivity toothpaste like sensodyne. - don't brush too hard. - use a softer toothbrush. - take care while consuming acidic foods. - use fluoridated dental products. - avoid grinding your teeth. - see your dentist regularly for professional tooth cleaning, dental care recommendations and advice on treating your sensitive teeth.
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Having tooth sensitivity problem. Even when she drinks normal water she says she has having little uneasiness in teeth. Do not have problem with hot drinks, like tea and milk she consume without any discomfort. Currently using Sensodent K toothpaste. Please recommend do she need any medical attention. Or change in tooth paste.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Having tooth sensitivity problem. Even when she drinks normal water she says she has having little uneasiness in teet...
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (Sensodyne Tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. 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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Mere teeth brown ho gaye h, main 5-6 year pahle gutka khata tha uski wajah se shayad, ya floride ka pani pine se bhi. Please answer me ki ese ab kese saf kiya jaye.

BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
Mere teeth brown ho gaye h, main 5-6 year pahle gutka khata tha uski wajah se shayad, ya floride ka pani pine se bhi....
Please undergo scaling. Once scaling is done, all guthka stains will be gone. Then you can see if there is any additional stains caused by fluorosis. Fluorosis can be managed by a combination of bleaching and veneers. Bleaching alone may not give optimal results (depending on severity of the case)
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