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Dr. Janani

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Janani Dentist, Chennai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Janani is a trusted Dentist in Adyar, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Dr.L.P.Mohan's Dental Hospital in Adyar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Janani on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from gum bleeding n teeth cavity. At the time of brushing its get irritated n blood flows into teeth. Teeth colour change to yellow. What should I do to get rid of rhis?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am suffering from gum bleeding n teeth cavity. At the time of brushing its get irritated n blood flows into teeth. ...
Visit a dentist and get scaling (cleaning) done, use a mouthwash before bed and brush twice a day. Your bleeding gums would heal with in 7-10 days. And for your cavity (caries) get fillings done.
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Hii doctor. I got wrinkled, red, painful tongue last night from sides. And it is troubling me like hell. I am nt able to eat or talk.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
it is the inflammation of the tongue use multivitamin capsules daily once if required use probiotics use dentogel ointment for relief
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From two three months when i am washing my mouth then blood comes through from my teeth. What I have to do?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
From two three months when i am washing my mouth then blood comes through from my teeth. What I have to do?
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Hello! My friend have teeth like Dracula & He is 19 years old. Is there any way to make his teeth like normal person ? Please! Help him.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello!
My friend have teeth like Dracula & He is 19 years old. Is there any way to make his teeth like normal person ...
Yes it can be done by orthodontics. He will have to wear braces. If he don't want to wear, it can be done without braces as well visit a dentist and ask for aligners.
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I am suffering from bad smell from my mouth since 6 years. I have done mouth scaling many times. But still I am suffering from it. Please suggest me some medicines or powders.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from bad smell from my mouth since 6 years. I have done mouth scaling many times. But still I am suffe...
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. Kindly consult a physician & dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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I am addicted to sleep by opening my mouth which resulted my teeth little bit out. How should I stop that?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am addicted to sleep by opening my mouth which resulted my teeth little bit out. How should I stop that?
i think your problem has the root cause in your Respiratory system.and for this a local examination is required to rule out possibilities for this problem.So I advise you to visit a local ENT specialist as he can guide you properly about your problem and will help you solve your opening mouth habit while sleeping.
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BDS
Dentist, Rawatbhata
सच में दांत का कीड़ा वीड़ा कुछ होता नहीं है, यह केवल दांत की सड़न है जिसे पता नहीं कितने समय से लोगों ने कीड़े की संज्ञा दे दी और बस परंपरा के चलते वही नाम चल निकला और इस गलत नाम को और भी पुख्ता किया उन सड़क-छाप दांत का इलाज करने वालों ने जो परेशान मरीज़ को रूमाल में कुछ कीड़ा सा निकाल कर दिखा देते हैं। दरअसल बात यह है कि दांतों में खाना फंसने की वजह से उन पर जब मुंह में मौजूद लाखों-करोड़ों जीवाणु (bacteria) टूट पड़ते हैं तो एसिड (अमल) पैदा होता है जो दांतों को साड़ देता है....एक बार शूरू हो जाने पर यह एक सतत प्रक्रिया है....यह फिर धीरे धीरे दांतों में छेद पैदा कर देती है, सड़न तो होती ही है, जिस से कालापन रहता ही है, इसलिए इसे बुलाया जाने लगा दांत का कीड़ा।

I have hypersalivation problem from two years. I feel irritated as my tongue feels rough. Please tell me some solution.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Ranchi
I have hypersalivation problem from two years. I feel irritated as my tongue feels rough. Please tell me some solution.
Hypersalivation and rough tongue seems inter-related in your case. You might have fungal infection on your tongue. Take medicine for that and do regular cleaning of your tongue alongwith teeth.
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What could be likely cause for sourness in the mouth. But no acid refluxes.Please help

BDS
Dentist, Azamgarh
If your problem is continue since 24 hours, take these medicine tab zium 500 1od tab celin 1bd cap cobazinc 1od for 2 weeks
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I am 40 year old, I have met an accident before 18 months my front teeth were got hit, after that gone through route canal treatment twice but still feeling pain too much.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
You can certainly get a re root canal treatment with periapical surgery done to save the tooth. For specific details, consult.
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Hi, I have mouth ulcer since past two months. I mean a blister over my right side of tongue. Please suggest me some sort of medication.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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I'm 21 years old. I'm getting frequent mouth ulcers. For the past 6 years. I have taken several medication, but none worked. Doctors say this is due to vitamin b deficiency. I've taken vitamin b12 too didn't work. Can you help me with this?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I'm 21 years old. I'm getting frequent mouth ulcers. For the past 6 years. I have taken several medication, but none ...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, along with c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. You may consult me in person too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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Hi, I have ulcers problem. Tired many thing but it is not fixing. People says stop eating junk food. But I can't do that for whole life. But I am damn sure that I don't eat that much to. I do drink water a lot in day. But don't know what is happening.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hi, for ulceration your bowel movement is responsible, being, taxed due to irregular life style & junk food, of course. You hv not expressed d sight of ulcer to get a suitable medication in homoeopathy. Tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins, to regulate metabolism to ease your problem. Your diet be simple, non-irritant, easily digestible on time. Homoeo medicine r gentle, rapid without adverse effect, thereof. @ merc sol 10006 pills, wkly. @ echinecea q -10 drops, thrice with little water. Avoid, junk food, caffiene, smoking, alcohol, pollution, contaminated water. Tk, care.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
To lessen the degree of pain or soreness in the mouth during the orthodontic treatment, you can gargle with 8 ounces of lukewarm water with one teaspoonful of salt dissolved in it. Swish it around your mouth and then spit it out. It will dull the pain and provide relief.
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Why Dental Cleaning and Polishing???

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Why Dental Cleaning and Polishing???

What are dental cleanings (scale and polish) and why have them?

Dental cleanings involve removing plaque (soft, sticky, bacteria infested film) and tartar (calculus) deposits that have built up on the teeth over time. Your teeth are continually bathed in saliva which contains calcium and other substances which help strengthen and protect the teeth. While this is a good thing, it also means that we tend to get a build-up of calcium deposits on the teeth. This chalky substance will eventually build up over time, like limescale in a pipe or kettle. Usually, it is tooth coloured and can easily be mistaken as part of the teeth, but it also can vary from brown to black in colour.

If the scale or calculus (tartar, as dentists like to call it) is allowed to accumulate on the teeth it will, unfortunately, provide the right conditions for bacteria to thrive next to the gums. The purpose of the cleaning and polishing is basically to leave the surfaces of the teeth clean and smooth so that bacteria are unable to stick to them and you have a better chance of keeping the teeth clean during your regular home care.Also it leaves your teeth feeling lovely and smooth and clean, which is nice when you run your tongue around them. Actually, come to think of it, there's nothing worse than someone you fancy running their tongue around your teeth and finding a piece of spinach or something! Still, if they're hungry

The professional cleaning of teeth is sometimes referred to as prophylaxis (orprophy for short). It's a Greek word which means 'to prevent beforehand' - in this case, it helps prevent gum disease.

How are dental cleanings done?

The dental hygienist or dentist uses specialized instruments to gently remove these deposits without harming the teeth. The instruments which may be used during your cleaning, and what they feel like, are described below.

Ultrasonic instrument

Commonly used first is an ultrasonic instrument which uses tickling vibrations to knock larger pieces of tartar loose. It also sprays a cooling mist of water while it works to wash away debris and keep the area at a proper temperature. The device typically emits a humming or high pitched whistling sound. This may seem louder than it actually is because the sound may get amplified inside your head, just like when you put an electric toothbrush into your mouth.

The ultrasonic instrument tips are curved and rounded and are always kept in motion around the teeth. They are by no means sharp since their purpose is to knock tartar loose and not to cut into the teeth. It is best to inform the operator if the sensations are too strong or ticklish so that they can adjust the setting appropriately on the device or modify the pressure applied.

With larger deposits that have hardened on, it can take some time to remove these, just like trying to remove baked-on grime on a stove that has been left over a long time. So your cleaning may take longer than future cleanings. Imagine not cleaning a house for six months versus cleaning it every week. The six-month job is going to take longer than doing smaller weekly jobs.

Fine hand tools

Once the larger pieces of tartar are gone, the dental worker will switch to finer hand tools (called scalers and curettes in dental-speak) to remove smaller deposits and smoothen the tooth surfaces. These tools are curved and shaped to match the curves of the teeth. They allow smaller tartar deposits to be removed bycarefully scraping them off with a gentle to moderate amount of pressure. Just like taking a scrubbing brush to a soiled pot, the dental worker has to get the areas clean and smooth.

Polishing

Once all the surfaces are smooth, the dental worker may polish your teeth. Polishing is done using a slow speed handpiece with a soft rubber cup that spins on the end. Prophylaxis (short for prophy) paste - a special gritty toothpaste-like material - is scooped up like ice cream into the cup and spun around on the teeth to make them shiny smooth.

Fluoride


Your dentist may also apply fluoride. This is the final, and my favorite part of the dental cleaning! Fluoride comes in many different flavours such as chocolate, mint, strawberry, cherry, watermelon, pina colada and can be mixed and matched just like ice cream at a parlour for a great taste sensation! Make no mistake though, this in-office fluoride treatment is meant for topical use only on the surfaces of the teeth and swallowing excessive amounts can give a person a tummy ache as it is not meant to be ingested.

Fluoride foam or gel is then placed into small, flexible foam trays and placed over the teeth for 30 seconds. Afterwards, the patient is directed to spit as much out as possible into a saliva ejector. The fluoride helps to strengthen the teeth since the acids from bacteria in dental tartar and plaque will have weakened the surfaces. It is best not to eat, drink or rinse for 30 minutes after the fluoride has been applied.

Is it going to be painful?

Most people find that cleanings are painless, and find the sensations described above - tickling vibrations, the cooling mist of water, and the feeling of pressure during 'scraping' - do not cause discomfort. A lot of people even report that they enjoy cleanings and the lovely smooth feel of their teeth afterwards! There may be odd zingy sensations, but many people don't mind as they only last a nanosecond.

Be sure to let your dentist/hygienist know if you find things are getting too uncomfortable for your liking. They can recommend various options to make the cleaning more enjoyable.

Painful cleaning experiences can be caused by a number of things: a rough dentist or hygienist, exposed dentine (not dangerous, but can make cleanings unpleasant), or sore gum tissues.

In case you may have had painful cleaning experiences in the past, switching to a gentle hygienist/dentist and perhaps a spot of nitrous oxide can often make all the difference. You could also choose to be numbed. If you find the scaling a bit uncomfortable because the gum tissues (rather than the teeth themselves) are sensitive, topical numbing gels can be used.

 

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Sir. My teeth becomes brown and light yellow due to smoking cigrette. What can I do for clean my teeth shiney?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
You need to get cleaning done every six months. To get whiter teeth you can consider bleaching after that.
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Hello Dr. My daughter is of 7 months and my problem is that my daughter tongue is always white due to milk how I can clean her tongue.

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Hello Dr. My daughter is of 7 months and my problem is that my daughter tongue is always white due to milk how I can ...
Its normal for babies to have the deposits of milk. You can take a very soft cloth dip it in luke warm water and gently wipe the tongue its not necessary that you should perfectly clean its just an hygiene practice.
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I have pain in my teeth's, it starts after falling in bathroom. What I have to do now sir.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have pain in my teeth's, it starts after falling in bathroom. What I have to do now sir.
The type of treatment you have for toothache will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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I am not suffering from submicos fibrosis, is submicos fibrosis is curable. Can you tell me how? Please advise.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I am not suffering from submicos fibrosis, is submicos fibrosis is curable.
Can you tell me how? Please advise.
Sub mucous fibrosis is a serious oral condition. Generally happens due to consuming betel nut, tobacco and betel chewing. Hot and spicy food. Yes this disease can be treated. There are some drugs. Surgical process can also help. Lycopene is very helpful to minimise the symptoms. Avoid hot and spicy food. Quit the habit of betel nut pan and pan mascara like things. Take care of oral hygiene.
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Below in screenshot is my teeth cavity. Is it natural or it goes by time. Quite afraid tell wat to do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Below in screenshot is my teeth cavity. Is it natural or it goes by time. Quite afraid tell wat to do.
•If your cavity in the tooth is caused by decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection.
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