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Dr. K.Gnanashanmugham

Dentist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. K.Gnanashanmugham Dentist, Chennai
100 at clinic
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Dr. K.Gnanashanmugham is a renowned Dentist in Mudichur, Chennai. You can meet Dr. K.Gnanashanmugham personally at G V Dental Clinic in Mudichur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. K.Gnanashanmugham on Lybrate.com.

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Certified Implantologist, F.I.O, BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
Replace your old tooth brush with a new one after every two to three months.

I have bleeding from my gums from childhood. When I brush my teeth blood is coming from teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have bleeding from my gums from childhood. When I brush my teeth blood is coming from teeth.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. 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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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
If you are constantly engaged in sports related activities, always wear a mouthguard to protect your mouth and orthodontic appliances while the treatment is going on.

I had cavity in my tooth. And it gone worst teeth completely damaged. What can I do. I want to align my teeth. Without cavity treatment I can wear braces on my teeth. please answer.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I had cavity in my tooth. And it gone worst teeth completely damaged. What can I do. I want to align my teeth. Withou...
Rct is required to treat heavily damaged teeth. If the damage is worst it is to b removed. Such treatments r required to taken before you wear braces to avoid further damage to teeth n adjacent teeth as braces'll take long time to complete. Also braces can cause more cavities if proper cleanliness is not maintained.
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HiiiiE doctors I am suffering from a problem ie. Daily while brushing my teeth and tongue, I gets a vomiting immediately, it is fully covered with an yellow colour and some times it's turns to Tea colour like blood. I am having the habit of smoking from past 4years. please tell me that is it, any symptoms of any disease like cancer or other. And I am 18 year's old.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
HiiiiE doctors I am suffering from a problem ie. Daily while brushing my teeth and tongue, I gets a vomiting immediat...
First of all stop smoking. you can try a sift bristle tooth brush without using a tooth paste. dip the bristles of brush un water atleast 10 minutes ptior to brushing your teeth.
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I am a 22 years old male. I am suffering from severe bad breath problem. I also consulted dentist twice. Please prescribe me some medicines for it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 22 years old male. I am suffering from severe bad breath problem. I also consulted dentist twice. Please presc...
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too.
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Hey doctor, I recently broke a little part of my teeth while opening a metal object, and I am really shocked to see this as earlier it never happened. I am having calcium deficiency from past 3 months. Please can you suggest some cure for the same?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi, what's your age and how do you know it's calcium deficiencies please visit a doctor and find out the cause even vit d and thyroid problem also cause such.
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My niece who is 15 years has been recommended by her doctor for braces she also has nine cavities what will b d cost of cavity filling nd which braces would b good for her nd what will b d cost of braces please help.

BDS, MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Bangalore
My niece who is 15 years has been recommended by her doctor for braces she also has nine cavities what will b d cost ...
Hi, The cost of the cavity depends on the material cost and the material used (large cavity or small cavity, depends on the tooth. It can be assessed only after the oral examination. The charges would range from 500-1000rs The Braces depends on various factors. If metallic braces, ceramic ,clear aligners. The charges varies.
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I am 27 years old male, my tooth are not well arranged, I dont want to get my canines removed for better arrangement. Can we some how reduce the size of teeth to reduce their size and arrange them better?

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
Canines are never removed for rearranging teeth, premolars do! that too not in all cases see first of all I would like to assure you that removing four premolars and aligning and rearrangement of remaining teeth is totally scientific procedure but still if you do not what them to be removed consult me with following xrays of yours opg and lateral cephalogram.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Replace your old tooth brush with a new one after every three to four months.
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I am 25 year old, male. My problem is in my tongue. There are a black hairy. Both side of my tongue. I have no any problem of this. Bt I frusted by this. What is this?

PGDMCH, MBA( CHA) , MBBS
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am 25 year old, male. My problem is in my tongue. There are a black hairy. Both side of my tongue. I have no any pr...
Dear lybrateuser, black hairy tongue is due to defficiecy of vit b complex. Pl take diet rich in vitb complex or take b complex capsules.
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First Aid For Common Tooth Injuries

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
First Aid For Common Tooth Injuries

A chipped or knocked out tooth can be a very painful condition. Tooth injuries are most often caused during a sports activity or when you take a nasty fall. And such accidents can hamper your general well-being, your ability to enjoy food, your appearance and your precious smile. 

Different types of tooth injuries:

  1. A minor chip: A minor tooth fracture usually involves chipping of the enamel only
  2. A major chip: A deeper fracture can involve chipping of both the enamel and the dentin of a tooth
  3. A serious fracture that exposes the nerve and blood vessels in the centre of the teeth
  4. A fully displaced teeth: Here the tooth is forced upward, downward or to the side
  5. A knocked off teeth: One that lands in your hand or shatters in the ground after impact
  6. Trauma injuries: A more serious accident that involves head, neck and facial trauma
  7. Wear and tear: Cavities or chewing and biting on hard objects like pencils, ice cubes, or hard chocolates can also lead to tooth injury 
  8. Fighting the fight: When 'I'll break your teeth' ceases to be an empty threat

How are tooth fractures treated?

Treatment depends on the extent of your fractures. A knocked out teeth can be re-implanted in many cases. A permanent tooth that is re-implanted within 30 minutes has the highest chance of success. Here's what you can do to save your tooth:

  1. Collect your broken tooth: Carefully collect the tooth fragments to not cause any additional damage which may prevent re-implantation. Avoid touching the root part of the tooth. Wash it gently in lukewarm water and keep it in a small bowl of milk. Avoid scrubbing or scraping to remove dirt. 
  2. Reinsert your teeth if possible: Once you rinse your teeth, try to reinsert your teeth in the cavity. This may be a painful exercise, so proceed only if you think you can bear through it. You can store it between your cheek and gum to prevent drying or in a bowl of whole milk.
  3. Take care of yourself: If there is bleeding, give your mouth a good rinse to clear off the blood that is blocking the view. Identify the source of bleeding and press in with a sterile gauze or cloth. 
  4. Give yourself a treat: This is a great way to get your mind off the pain and works wonders for children. Treat yourself with an ice lolly/ frozen pop to ease out the pain. If there is any cut on your gums or lips, another equally tasty home remedy is to cover it with sugar which will temporarily stop the bleeding and the sweetness will help you to forget the pain for the time being. 
  5. Go to a dentist: Even if it is a minor chip, it is always advisable to see a dentist, as the cut may be sharp and can eventually end up hurting your tongue. 

Your teeth need to last your lifetime, so take good care of them, especially when faced with an injury.

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Can impacted wisdom tooth cause dizziness, I do not have pain in it but dizziness, and sometimes pain only. Please advice.

MBBS
General Physician, Muzaffarpur
Yes it may cause a variety of symptoms. If these symptoms are recurrent, go for removal of the wisdom tooth.
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For my daughter, 7 years old, 2 extra teeth have grown behind the fronth teetth on lower jaw. What is the solution?

BDS, PG diploma In Smile Designing and Esthectics
Dentist, Thane
It means the permanent teeth have erupted inspite of milk teeth still being in the mouth. Get the milk teeth extracted. The permanent teeth wil occupy its original position aftr the extraction
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I hve done root canal in my teeth but still when I get to sleep its start paining. What will I do?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I hve done root canal in my teeth but still when I get to sleep its start paining. What will I do?
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine Plantago Q ( 10 drops in little water) thrice a day for 3 days and update.
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My teeth has going to yellowish day by day, can you help me. What can I do for getting whitening teeth. Help me.

BDS
Dentist,
My teeth has going to yellowish day by day, can you help me.
What can I do for getting whitening teeth.
Help me.
Undergo scaling. If you are not satisfied with that then you can undergo bleaching with which you can increase your colour upto four shades.
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I am 27 year old female and do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpastes and is it safe to microwave food in plastic containers?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 27 year old female and do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpastes and is it safe to mic...
Yes whitening tooth paste helps. But it is not recommended for long term as they contain more abrasives which harm the teeth on long run. Short term use is ok. Use only microwave safe plastic.
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My gums are swollen and bleed at times. What is this and what shoul I do to counter it? im a regular smoker. These days I have a foul breath too. Pleawe respond.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
My gums are swollen and bleed at times. What is this and what shoul I do to counter it? im a regular smoker. These da...
You have gum disease known as gingivitis with plaque deposition. Scaling will help you in this regard. Use crest toothpaste to control plaque. Smoking can also lead to foul smell. Try to quit this habit as this can cause lots of dental and oral problems rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash three times a day after each meal.
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Hi am 26 .facing gums swelling and bad smell problem. While am using gum paints and all. But there is no effect. please do suggest some better treatment or tips to overcome this.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hi am 26 .facing gums swelling and bad smell problem. While am using gum paints and all. But there is no effect. plea...
bleeding gums are sign of infection due to deposit of plaque and calculus on teeth. get scaling and polishing done​. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. bad breath is the sign of dry mouth or infection in throat. increase your water intake. take water at regular intervals. avoid aromatic foods like onions and garlic at night. use mouthwash twice daily. reduce your intake of caffeinated drinks like tea or coffee.
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