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Dr. Ishitha is an experienced Dentist in Adyar, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Dr.L.P.Mohan's Dental Hospital in Adyar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ishitha on Lybrate.com.

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Clove and its Benefits in Relieving Tooth Pain

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma in Naturopathy & Yoga - NDDY
Ayurveda, Ahmedabad
Clove and its Benefits in Relieving Tooth Pain

Clove is a commonly known spice, which is native to the Asian cuisine. They are dried flower buds of a tree from the family of Myrtaceae. These buds are known to be harvested originally in Maluku Islands in Indonesia. The cloves are aromatic and is known to lend a sweet and earthy flavor to food. Historically, cloves have been used both for culinary and medicinal uses. As a culinary spice, clove is used in meat dishes, curries, drinks and marinades. It is widely used in Indian, Chinese, African and South Asian cuisine.

Cloves have amazing medicinal properties. The bud has been widely recognized as a wonder bud packed with health benefits. In India, cloves are an important element of Ayurvedic medicine. It’s warm and soothing properties are beneficial for treating digestive tract problems. Clove oil is used in aromatherapy and can also be used as an ant repellent, due to its strong smell.

Clove oil is extracted from cloves and contains a chemical compound called Eugenol. This compound not only lends aroma to the spice, but also possesses analgesic, antibacterial, antiseptic and anesthetic properties. It is for this reason, clove oil is used extensively in dentistry as an anodyne (A pain reliever). Its antiseptic and antibacterial properties are beneficial in treating infections and its anesthetic qualities are extremely helpful in relieving pain.

In painful teeth conditions like an abscessed tooth, infections, gum disease or even cavities, toothache can range from mild to sharp shooting and almost unbearable pain. The patient suffering from such conditions is usually put on antibiotics, thus, it is wise to recommend using Ayurvedic clove oil or Eugenol oil as it is commonly known for its pain relief properties. Eugenol helps in providing relief from pain by arresting the nerve tissues, causing a local anesthetic effect. However, it is strongly advised to use clove oil only under the guidance of a dentist.

Since Clove oil can alter blood sugar levels and is warm in nature and is not recommended for patients suffering from diabetes or bleeding disorders. Caution must be exercised as overuse of clove oil can cause nerve damage. If using at home, it is better to mix 2 to 3 drops of the clove oil along with half a teaspoon of olive oil and then apply the mixture to the painful area. The oil can also be applied using a cotton ball on the painful tooth with the help of tweezers; however, it is important that one should not keep the oil for more than 10 seconds on the affected area. It is also important not to swallow any oil as it can be harmful for your health. Drinking clove tea or chewing a clove till it releases its oil is much safer and effective way to use it, than using a clove oil.

So, next time you have a toothache, do not suffer. Try this medicinal gift, but stay safe. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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I am a 32 years old professional. I have bad breath since last year. When I take medicines, there is no problem. Soon I stop the tablets, the problem appears again. Please help.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. Regards
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I am having swelling in the teeth and when I bite it is paining sevear after taking antibiotic also it is still as it is what to do.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
It seems like a gum infection.. Gums get infected either by decay(pulpitis) or by periodontitis.. So need a treatment either a RCT or curettage depending on proper clinical diagnosis.. Do visit ur dentist soon..
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I am 21 year old and I suffered with teeth problem when I am trying to eat cold and hot food at that time in my teeth blooding is there how to stop the blooding plzzz tell me?

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I am 21 year old and I suffered with teeth problem when I am trying to eat cold and hot food at that time in my teeth...
If you are having pain in particular teeth on having hot and cold things, then you have to go for root canal treatment. For bleeding of your gums, you need professional cleaning of your gums.
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I am 34 but i think i dont have wisdom tooth. Is it possible? If yes then at what age does it come?

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
You need to get an OPG Xray done so that the exact position of all your wisdom teeth can be ascertained. Sometimes they can get stuck in the jaw bone itself & sometimes they can be mal-aligned causing damage to the adjacent tooth. So its better to consult a dentist.
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Hello I want to ask that after getting braces is there any side effects some people say that teeth get weak some say that it pains and feels sensitivity. So is it good to have braces or not.

BDS
Dentist, Akola
Hello I want to ask that after getting braces is there any side effects some people say that teeth get weak some say ...
There is no problem in going for braces it is a simple and a routine procedure There is movement of your teeth whilr the treatment is done so you feel mobile teeth and a slight pain after you change the wire for just 2 to 3 days
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PGCE, FAGE, BDS
Dentist, Motihari
highly sensitive tooth is one of the first signs dental caries.sensitivity to cold foods is an indication that tooth is still alive.There is a possibility of saving the tooth with a filling if treated on time.However, this may warrant root canal treatment.

Dear Dr. I'm chewing tobacco and pan masala from last many years now I'm not using all this nonsense. There are some black spots is in my chicks under mouth. I went to cancer specialist for checkup. He told that this is not a cancer it is just reaction of pan masala. He gave me a gel named placenta extract gel (placentrex gel. For my mouth. He told me to apply this gel 5 to 6 times daily. So will be I fine soon?

Registrar in Surgical Oncology, Fellowship in Gynaecologic Oncology, Masters In Advanced Oncology, Fellowship in advanced laparoscopy and robotic surgery, Fellowship in Gastrointestinal Oncology, Fellowship in CRS and HIPEC, Fellowship in PIPAC
Oncologist, Mumbai
Dear Dr. I'm chewing tobacco and pan masala from last many years now I'm not using all this nonsense. There are some ...
The black lesions could be something called melanoplakia. They per se won't cause cancer. However it has been shown that a compound in pan masala called arecholine can cause cancer. Almost 9/10 patients who consume pan masala, tobacco, gutkha will develop cancer sooner or later. So if you stop the habit and take the present medication, things should be fine
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Dairy products, soft breads, softer grains, seafood and soft meat, soft cooked vegetables and many more are braces friendly foods

MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Dairy products, soft breads, softer grains, seafood and soft meat, soft cooked vegetables and many more are braces fr...
Dairy products, soft breads, softer grains, sea food and soft meat, soft cooked vegetables and many more are braces friendly foods i.e. which can be eaten without any difficulty even when one is undertaking the orthodontic treatment.
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Healthy teeth for healthy body

Certified Implantologist, MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Healthy teeth for healthy body
Schedule an appointment with your dentist for regular check up to keep your teeth and smile healthy.

Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Jammu
Drinking a glass of water (250ml.) mixed with a tablespoon of honey is very beneficial for the teeth. You can even replace your morning tea with this drink. It acts both in prevention of and in curing dental problems.

I'm habituated of chewing pan masala nowadays facing some problems like the mouth is not opening full as before & having light stomach pain regularly how to get rid of this & want to leave this habit. Please help & suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I'm habituated of chewing pan masala nowadays facing some problems like the mouth is not opening full as before & hav...
Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (osmf). Kindly consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of osmf. Advise full mouth opening, ballooning exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. Wrap 25 to 30 ice-cream sticks, make a bundle, put it between upper & lower front teeth for 15 minutes thrice a day increase 1 sticks each day.
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I have teeth very near and are unable to brush in the middle. So that they changed the color. How could I solve this problem. Having any cleaning process.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have teeth very near and are unable to brush in the middle. So that they changed the color. How could I solve this ...
Kindly consult an orthodontist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist. You may consult me in person.
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Don't Rush While You Brush

BDS
Dentist, Vellore
Don't Rush While You Brush
Don't rush, when you brush: for maximum results, brush your teeth for atleast 2 to 3 minutes.

All About Hyperdontia

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
All About Hyperdontia

Hyperdontia is a peculiar and quite rare dental problem which involves the growth of excess number of teeth. It can appear during birth and last till the primary teeth fall out to be replaced by the permanent set of teeth, or appear with the rise of the permanent teeth. If a person shows a tendency to grow more than 20 temporary teeth or more than 32 permanent teeth, he or she suffers from hyperdontia. 

Where do the additional teeth occur?
The additional teeth or supernumerary teeth can appear anywhere inside the mouth or dental arch, but the most common ones are called wisdom teeth and they grow as anterior molars after a certain age. Extra teeth in new born infants are called natal teeth. Occurrence of more than 4-6 supernumerary teeth is rare, although there have been known cases of more than 30 supernumerary teeth. 

Why does hyperdontia occur?
1. Hyperdontia often occurs in association with a few select disorders like cleidocranial dysplasia, Ehler - Danlos syndrome, Gardner syndrome, and cleft lip and palate
2. Although the exact cause of hyperdontia has not yet been discovered, some studies have shown that it might be a result of over activity of dental lamina during the phase of tooth development in infancy. 
3. It could also possibly be due to genetic or environmental factors. 

What problems does it pose and how can hyperdontia be corrected?
1. The existence of extra teeth often causes problems in speaking.
2. It may also cause deformation in the mouth region, and impediments in a lot of other functional activities like eating. 
3. In rare cases, the extra tooth/teeth may be agents of tumors or cysts
4. Therefore, treatment must be swiftly undertaken so as to remove the extra teeth and prevent rise of further teeth in the same spot. 
5. Sometimes, hyperdontia also leads to overcrowding and misshapen rows of teeth; this can also be corrected with extensive procedures.

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I have yellow teeth since last 15yrs what should I do at home treatment please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have yellow teeth since last 15yrs what should I do at home treatment please help me.
Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. You may need deep cleaning, polishing 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.
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7 Reasons to Make You Smile!!

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
7 Reasons to Make You Smile!!

Visiting a dentist can be very daunting. We realize that and hence here are 7 reasons that will surely bring a smile to your face.

So here are the seven reasons to make you smile

#1. No pain, only gain

Dental clinics are no longer the torture chambers they used to be. With modern amenities and warm welcoming interiors you no longer need to be afraid of hospital like settings with scary looking doctors.

#2. Pain anxiety control

We now have advanced equipment that replaces drills, injections and blades, all the instruments that you may have feared in the dental office.

#3. Sleep while getting a root canal

While root canals are the most feared treatments in dentistry, patients today are painlessly treated within a single sitting, so much so that they sleep through most of their treatment.

#4. Walk out with an instant face lift

Getting an instant cleaning and whitening is now as easy as walking in for a 15-45 minute session. So even if you're a last minute person getting that dazzling set before a party or your big day is ever so easy.

#5. Straighten teeth without ugly braces!

If its crooked teeth that are bothering you and you just cant bear the thought of ugly metal braces, the new invisible braces is just the perfect solution to your problem. No one will ever know you have braces! and you will be smiling all along the treatment and have a better smile at the end of it!

#6. No more cavities!

We counsel our patients on how to ensure no more cavities right from diet counseling to establishing oral hygiene habits that'll prevent any future cavities to keep that sweet smiling face always intact!

#7. Fixed teeth for all

We now have the ability of replacing a crippling denture with fixed teeth which maximizes your eating pleasure and increases your self-confidence no matter your age!

Now, you have seven reasons to make you fearless about visiting a dentist like smile essentials.

We're sure once you have done your treatment, you will be smiling more than ever before!

Call us for your appointments at 9209200024.

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My teeth are becoming yellowish from certain days. What should I do to whitening teeth?

MDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My teeth are becoming yellowish from certain days. What should I do to whitening teeth?
Yellow stains could be due to tea, coffee or regular usage of syrups. Some stains will not go with brushing, only professional bleaching can remove.
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I am 50 year male. Mere dant ghees gaye hai, khana danton ki bich phus jata hai. Kabhi kabhi gums main bhee phus jata hai. Kaya karu.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
This is the most common problem at this age. Brush two times properly and do flossing it will remove food between teeth.
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I have a tooth ache in the lower jaw in a front teeth there is no movement of decay and the ache is more on touching what to do?

Dentist, Bangalore
I have a tooth ache in the lower jaw in a front teeth there is no movement of decay and the ache is more on touching ...
It is can pulpitis which is not clinically visible the relative treatement is root canal visit your dentist and take an xray for exact diagnosis start with hyphanac (1-0-1) for 3 days and novomox lb (1-0-1) for 3 days also do warm salt water gargelling for a week thanks.
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