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Dr. Hariharan

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Hariharan Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Hariharan is a trusted Dentist in Anna Nagar East, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Hariharan at Root Canal Centre in Anna Nagar East, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Hariharan on Lybrate.com.

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What is the reason behind thirst at night after drinking alcohol. When I consume alcohol I need water at night.Please tell sir.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Delhi
What is the reason behind thirst at night after drinking alcohol. When I consume alcohol I need water at night.Please...
Because alcohol consume oxygen and glucose from your veins and blood. That is why you are getting thristy. Take care.
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HI sir.I want help.My problem is my gum bleed is not tight.My teeth also little bit loose.So tel me any tips .Pls im dipressing for dis problem.My age is 25years.Please help me

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
You need to consult dentist.You are suffering from payorrea.Please go for scaling and open gums surgery if recommend by dentist
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I am a 40 years old and I have a tongue infection like having any light spicy food tounge burning tounge also having in black spots from last 1 year.

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
Dear sir, do you have any habit like betel nut chewing or tobacco chewing. What is your mouth opening? try oint lexanox plus by macleods pharmate.
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Dental Care

BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Dental Care

Wait an hour after eating or drinking anything before brushing as then enamel will be softened and you could be brushing away tiny particles.

Bad Breath - 5 Reasons You Might Suffer From It And What Can You Do About It

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Bad Breath - 5 Reasons You Might Suffer From It And What Can You Do About It
Bad breath isn't just an indication of what you eat. Apart from being a turn off for people who come in contact with you, it could also hint at health problems.

Here are 5 reasons that cause bad breath and ways to overcome the same.

1) Unhealthy Teeth And Gums - Most of the bad breath and halitosis problems result due to unhealthy teeth and gums. Basically, people who don't take care of their dental hygiene are prone to the problem.
Solution - Clean your teeth and rinse your mouth properly to get rid of the annoying rotten egg stench.

2) Lack Of Hydration - If you are not drinking enough water, you can have bad breath. Saliva washes away smell causing bacteria. But not having enough water will lead to lesser saliva, which will lead to dead and rotting cells that will stink.
Solution - Drink atleast 8-10 glasses of water daily, at regular intervals.

3) Allergies - Nose and asthma related allergies are one of the leading causes of bad breath.
Solution - Make sure that you get rid of the allergies via proper care. Also, hydrate more when you have any allergy, like sinus problems or tonsil infection, it helps in clearing allergies out.

4) Eating the wrong stuff - Garlic, uncooked onion and too many spices can also lead to bad breath.
Solution - Use moderate spices and always rinse your mouth after each meal. Also, avoid foods that are high in sugar as they promote more bacteria.

5) Acid Reflux - If getting gaseous feeling in the pit of your stomach is a common problem for you, then you might have bad breath too. Heartburn, indigestion and acid reflux are common causes of bad breath.
Solution - Avoid foods that can cause a reflux and try light eating. It will take care of other health problems too.

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All my teeth have gone smaller by the passage of time.Some doctors have advised for RCT in all the teeth to put caps over that. Please advise. Also inform the price of RCT and caps. Thanks

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Kolhapur
If teeth need rc tey must b done.Price of rct varies from area to area nd doc to doc.I charge 1500 for rc nd 1200 for caps
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I am 33 years old female having a dental problem. My upper front tooth are protruding outside creating problem in conversations. What should I do?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
Well you can go for orthodontic treatment ie braces. If your not willing for braces then you have to go for reshaping of your protruding teeth, treatment involves 1) you have to get root canal done of the protruding teeth then a crown or bridges of desired shape can be placed upon. Treatment is permanent
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What is the procedure of dental crowning and how it can be helpful in case of a 2 mm gap in between the two front tooth of the upper jaw?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
What is the procedure of dental crowning and how it can be helpful in case of a 2 mm gap in between the two front too...
Dental crowning is the term used to cover up the existing teeth only and for covering the gap of 2 mm we can use braces.
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I have sensitive teeth, suffering since last 10 years. Problem is increasing, please suggest for remedial action.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have sensitive teeth, suffering since last 10 years. Problem is increasing, please suggest for remedial action.
You can use some sensitive paste like senquel f apply over affected portion 3 to 4 times a day for 3 to 5 minutes. For a period of one month. If senstivity still persists. Kindly check for any deep cavity.
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I am a 21 year old male. My mouth got wounded 2 years before near the front row teeth. Daily I gets pain there. Why it's not get healed?

Dentist, Kolkata
When there is injury to the teeth, slowly the teeth starts getting infected n after 2-3years, the pain starts! you should go in for rct of teeth, along with medications!
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BDS
Dentist, Gandhinagar
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. 

Dental Check Up During Summer's

MDS, BDS, Diploma in Forensic Medicine
Dentist, Allahabad
Dental Check Up During Summer's

Brush twice daily and regular dental check up with cleaning of teeth in every 4-6 months.

All About Laser Dentistry - Methods and Results

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
All About Laser Dentistry - Methods and Results

A very interesting thing, that most people would have noticed during their visit to the clinic is the white light that is used on the teeth. This is laser light, which is used extensively over the last couple of decades in dentistry for a variety of treatments. The following are some procedures where laser is commonly used.

  1. Whitening teeth: In-office bleaching is done by applying the whitening agent on the tooth and activating it by laser light. This instant result is whiter teeth and a brighter smile.

  2. Caries: In some cases, laser light is used to remove the decayed portion of the tooth and shape the surrounding healthy tooth to receive the restorative material.

  3. Restorations: When composite resins are used to fill the space left by tooth decay, the decayed portion is removed and the enamel etched to improve adhesion. The composite material is then filled in the tooth space to achieve the desired shape and then light-cured.

  4. Veneers: Where a thin layer of the existing tooth is removed to provide a whiter tooth, then laser light is used. These chemicals are inactive and only become activated when exposed to laser light. In cases of both restorations and veneers, one big advantage is it gives sufficient working time for the dentist to shape the material to the desired form and then activate it.

  5. Gingivitis: Laser is also used in gum diseases where bacteria are removed and the gums are reshaped. Using laser on the root surfaces ensures better removal of the hardened calculus and promotes gum reattachment of the gums to the tooth surfaces.

  6. Root canal therapy: In the root spaces, if there was an infection, laser light can help remove the bacteria before filling up the root canal with gutta percha.

  7. Soft tissue biopsy or lesion removal: Biopsies of the lips, gums, and tongue can be done using laser light. If the lesions are too small and require removal, it can be done by laser, thereby avoiding the need for surgery

Results: In all the above procedures, the laser is more effective than the conventional method that it is replacing. Some advantages include:

  1. Less painful

  2. Anesthesia not required

  3. Avoids tooth drilling in some cases of very minor decay, so patient is at ease

  4. Reduces bleeding and swelling when dealing with soft tissues

  5. Reduces the amount of tooth removal during cavity preparation

Not all situations can be managed with a laser treatment though and conventional biopsies and drills will be required in some cases. As with all other dental situations, a detailed discussion with the dentist on the pros and cons and the patient condition will help make an informed decision.

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I have problem in dental. How can I get rid of the tooth ache by natural process.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have problem in dental. How can I get rid of the tooth ache by natural process.
Apply clove oil it will reduce pain naturally. But if that doeant work and pain is constant kindly visit dentist to understand the cause of pain and treatment needed to resolve the issue.
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Oil Pulling - How it is Beneficial for Oral Health?

M.D. (Ayurved), D.H.M, CHSE
Ayurveda, Jamnagar
Oil Pulling - How it is Beneficial for Oral Health?

Oil pulling includes gargling oil around the mouth like a mouthwash. During oil pull you put a tablespoon of oil in your mouth and then rinse it around for 15 to 20 minutes. The advantage of doing this is, it decreases the measure of unsafe bacteria in the mouth. The microscopic organisms in the mouth create a biofilm on the teeth a thin layer that they use to stick to the surface. This is what we call ‘plaque’.

Having some plaque on your teeth is only normal. Yet, when it gets out of hand, it can bring about a wide range of issues, including bad breath, yellow teeth, gum aggravation, gingivitis and cavities. The way oil pulling works is basic. When you are gargling oil around your mouth, the bacteria get stuck in it and break down in the fluid oil. 

Here is a step-by-step instruction for the procedure:

  1. Add 1 or 2 teaspoons of oil in your mouth. Natural sesame oil is generally used in oil pulling. It is also okay to go with natural coconut oil.
  2. Rinse for around 20 minutes. The oil will get thicker and smooth as it blends with the saliva during this time and it should to be velvety white while releasing. It will be twofold in volume during this time because of the salivation. It can be difficult to gargle for the full 20 minutes, but it is very effective.
  3. Spit the oil into a dustbin in case you have a septic framework. Do not spit into the sink. The oil may thicken and clog the pipes. Try not to swallow the oil as it is ideally full of bacteria, poisons and discharge that are currently not in the mouth. 
  4. Wash well with warm water. Warm water will clean the mouth better. Rinse a couple times with warm water to get any residual oil out of the mouth. A few sources prescribe washing with warm salt water. 
  5. Brush well. Try to brush with a brushing blend to ensure any bacteria that still remains, is killed.

Some of the most common benefits of oil pulling are as follows:

  1. Can reduce harmful bacteria in the mouth: Streptococcus mutans is one of the principle bacteria in the mouth and a key player in plaque development and tooth decay.  
  2. Can reduce plaque and gingivitis: Gingivitis is caused by aggravation of the gums and happens when the immune system begins attacking the microbes in the plaque. 
  3. Can reduce bad breath: Bad breath, also called halitosis, is caused by the scent of chemicals and gasses delivered by the bacteria in the mouth.
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How to make teeth whiter? My teeth are in yellow shade. It make me feel embarrassed sometimes. Please suggest something to make them whiter.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How to make teeth whiter? My teeth are in yellow shade. It make me feel embarrassed sometimes. Please suggest somethi...
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. 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.
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Kind of toothbrush to be used by adults

DICOI, International College of Continuing Dental Education (FICCDE), Certified Implantologist, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Hisar
Kind of toothbrush to be used by adults
Kind of toothbrush to be used by adults: we recommend a brush with soft bristles which helps in removing the plaque and debris thoroughly from the mouth.
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I have a dental problem On right side molar teeth I have a teeth in which is a hole whenever I try to eat something from that side it hurts what should I do to get over this problem I have a habit of eating different types of chocolates which I have managing to eat less and less.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have a dental problem
On right side molar teeth I have a teeth in which is a hole whenever I try to eat something f...
Consult a dentist near you for thorough check up. This carious tooth should be treated as soon as possible. get it filled or RC treated depending on depth of decay in tooth
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