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Dr. J.Prabhakar

Dentist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. J.Prabhakar Dentist, Chennai
100 at clinic
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. J.Prabhakar is one of the best Dentists in R A Puram, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Tooth Helpline in R A Puram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. J.Prabhakar on Lybrate.com.

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I am a 20 year old boy and I have a problem in mouth. In join point of my mouth near ear making a noise of clicking when I am trying to open the mouth. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 20 year old boy and I have a problem in mouth. In join point of my mouth near ear making a noise of clicking w...
Kindly consult an Oral & maxillofacial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray, TMJ open & closed mouth) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Until then have soft diet. Replace posterior teeth if they are missing. Advise mouth opening exercise & side to side movement for the jaw muscles or the use of anti-inflammatory medicines and painkillers. For people who grind their teeth or clench their jaw, a bite-appliance may be made which corrects the way in which the jaw works and reduces the stresses and loads on it. This can be disposed of when normal function is restored. As oral & maxillo-facial surgeon, may be required to perform surgery on the TMJ.
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Root canal treated teeth has started to pain. What shall I do?

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Dentist,
Root canal treated teeth has started to pain. What shall I do?
Get one xray done whether the treatment went correct coz once the treatment done it will not pain, if crown not placed also the treatment fails. So there might be one of these reason.
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From my childhood everyday i brush my teeth but still layers are present over it, somtimes bleeding occurs.

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Dentist, Kolkata
Few people are more prone to plaque deposition may be due to poor saliva flow or crowded teeth. Brush twice daily and rinse after every time you eat . Scaling will remove the calculus but maintenance is up to you. Once the plaque is removed stick to maintenance. Also visit your dentist every six months. You can use a toothpaste x-tar for brushing. It prevents plaque formation.
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I have pain in my front teeth for two year. What should I do ?

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Dentist,
I have pain in my front teeth for two year. What should I do ?
Hi, frst of all two yrs is a long duration to bear th pain tht means the teeth might be infected so pls go to th dentist and get th treatmnt done immediatly, get an xray done accordngly get it treated immediatly. You can strta coarse of antibiotic and painkiller and sgw it to a denitdt fr th treatmnt.
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I have gap in my teeth and I 'am 21 years old can you tell me it me fixed in this age by pin.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I have gap in my teeth and I 'am 21 years old can you tell me it me fixed in this age by pin.
Hello lybrate-user orthodontic treatment that is braces can be done easily at your age. Visit your nearest dentist where you can look for multiple choices from metal braces to invisible braces as per your convinence and get your gapps fixed.
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My son teeth have gotten yellow. They are not going if he brush twice and thrice. Why?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My son teeth have gotten yellow. They are not going if he brush twice and thrice. Why?
He might have tartar/deposit on your teeth. Kindly visit dentist and might need cleaning and polishing of teeth.
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Dentist, Gurgaon
Taking a good meal before the rtc is advised as the process can take as long as three hours in some cases.
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From d last 3 years specially after delivery I have noticed I'm having bad breadth. What could be d reason? Is it becoz of dry mouth cause I take less water in a day or could it be because of some tooth decay. I usually have bleeding gums when I use toothbrush or if I eat an apple since a child. Please advice.

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Dentist, Delhi
From d last 3 years specially after delivery I have noticed I'm having bad breadth. What could be d reason? Is it bec...
Hi lybrate-user reasons can b varied, it can be individual or all cumulative things, you might need to get your teeth cleaned by a dentist and then on go as per his recommendations as he or she would ascertain exact cause of foul smell all the best.
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Dentist, Gurgaon
You can’t brush every time you eat. But you sure can drink water or at least rinse your mouth with water every time you do so. Water neutralises the effects of acidic and sugary foods. Rinsing removes food particles left behind on/ between the teeth.
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Dentist, Chennai
Braces can even become your next fashion accessory as they are available in a wide variety of vibrant colors.
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Hello sir, I have dental cavity, how can I solve this problem without visiting doctor. Please guide me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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My son is 14 years old and his teeth turn yellow. What could be the possible reason?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
My son is 14 years old and his teeth turn yellow. What could be the possible reason?
Sir tooth stains are due to the oil and turmeric content of the food. You cannot prevent staining but you can minimize it by regular rinsing after meals.
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I am 18 years old boy. My one tooth is half broken and got black. What should I do.

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Dentist, Chennai
I am 18 years old boy. My one tooth is half broken and got black. What should I do.
If the tooth breaks, have the tooth contoured. Fill the crack in. Place a crown on your tooth. If the tooth has been badly damaged and the nerve or pulp is exposed, the dentist may have to perform a root canal to save the tooth. If the tooth has been severely damaged, it may have to be extracted.
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DIABETIC and Your SMILE

BDS
Dentist, Rajouri
DIABETIC and Your SMILE

Did you know that 29.1 million people living in the united states have diabetes? that's 9.3% of the population. Approximately 1.7 million new cases are diagnosed each year and 8.1 million people living with diabetes don't even know they have it. 

Diabetes affects your body's ability to process sugar. All food you eat is turned to sugar and used for energy. In type I diabetes, the body doesn't make enough insulin, a hormone that carries sugar from your blood to the cells that need it for energy. In type ii diabetes, the body stops responding to insulin. Both cases result in high blood sugar levels, which can cause problems with your eyes, nerves, kidneys, heart and other parts of your body.

So what does this have to do with that smile of yours and how can you protect it? first, it's important to understand the signs of diabetes and the roles they play in your mouth.

The symptoms of untreated diabetes

The warning signs of diabetes affect every part of your body. After a blood test, you may be told by a doctor that you have high blood sugar. You may feel excessively thirsty or have to urinate a lot. Weight loss and fatigue are other common symptoms. Diabetes can also cause you to lose consciousness if your blood sugar falls too low. 

If diabetes is left untreated, it can take a toll on your mouth as well. Here's how:

You may have less saliva, causing your mouth to feel dry. (dry mouth is also caused by certain medications.)
Because saliva protects your teeth, you're also at a higher risk of cavities.
Gums may become inflamed and bleed often (gingivitis).
You may have problems tasting food.
You may experience delayed wound healing.
You may be susceptible to infections inside of your mouth.
For children with diabetes, teeth may erupt at an age earlier than is typical.
Why people with diabetes are more prone to gum disease

All people have more tiny bacteria living in their mouth now than there are people on this planet. If they make their home in your gums, you can end up with periodontal disease. This chronic, inflammatory disease can destroy your gums, all the tissues holding your teeth and even your bones.

Periodontal disease is the most common dental disease affecting those living with diabetes, affecting nearly 22% of those diagnosed. Especially with increasing age, poor blood sugar control increases the risk for gum problems. In fact, people with diabetes are at a higher risk for gum problems because of poor blood sugar control. As with all infections, serious gum disease may cause blood sugar to rise. This makes diabetes harder to control because you are more susceptible to infections and are less able to fight the bacteria invading the gums.

How your dentist can help you fight diabetes

Regular dental visits are important. Research suggests that treating gum disease can help improve blood sugar control in patients living with diabetes, decreasing the progression of the disease. Practicing good oral hygiene and having professional deep cleanings done by your dentist can help to lower your hba1c. (this is a lab test that shows your average level of blood sugar over the previous three months. It indicates how well you are controlling your diabetes.)

Your diabetes dental health action plan

Teamwork involving self-care and professional care from your dentist will be beneficial in keeping your healthy smile as well as potentially slowing progression of diabetes. Here are five oral health-related things you can do to for optimal wellness:

Control your blood sugar levels. Use your diabetes-related medications as directed, changing to a healthier diet and even exercising more can help. Good blood sugar control will also help your body fight any bacterial or fungal infections in your mouth and help relieve dry mouth caused by diabetes.
Avoid smoking.
If you wear any type of denture, clean it each day.
Make sure to brush twice a day with a soft brush and floss correctly daily.
See your dentist for regular checkup.

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Dentist, Dehradun
Hormonal changes in women increase senitivity and may also lead to the occurance of gingivitis.
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I am suffering with teeth pain since 1 month not even 1 medicine also working how my pain wil go can you help me.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am suffering with teeth pain since 1 month not even 1 medicine also working how my pain wil go can you help me.
Teeth pain are mostly because of tooth decay (cavities). Medicine can give you temporary relief. Permanent solution can be root canal treatment or removal of tooth depending on the cavity size n spread of infection.
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I am getting frequent mouth ulcers. Have tried a few vit. B complex medicines but they are of little effect. What shall I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am getting frequent mouth ulcers. Have tried a few vit. B complex medicines but they are of little effect. What sha...
U may take a cap BNC DAILY, SUCK ON TAB BIFILAC Twice daily , local application of metrogyl gel,add fire to ur diet green veg n banana r good source, u may take isabagol husk two table spoon heap full at night , plenty of water . Stay away from stress n hurry , ladies normally during periods have more such problem
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A girl of age 4 is bitting her teeth while sleeping why? Moreover we need to consult a child specialist or a dental doctor for this problem?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
A girl of age 4 is bitting her teeth while sleeping why?  Moreover we need to consult a child specialist or a dental ...
Children at younger age quite often have the habit of bruxism however in consultation with a paediatrician deworming drugs can b given
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How I will keep my teeth away being yellowish?

BDS
Dentist,
How I will keep my teeth away being yellowish?
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. Also leave habits like smoking or tobacco chewing if you have.
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Hello doc I have one question .My baby is seven month old recently I notice she have one lower molar teeth. I am so worried about this. please help me is their any problem.

MDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hello doc I have one question .My baby is seven month old recently I notice she have one lower molar teeth. I am so w...
Seven months baby cannot have molar but rarely can have lower incisor which also need to be removed asap. So visit a dentist.
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