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Dr. K Santhosh Kumar

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. K Santhosh Kumar Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. K Santhosh Kumar is a renowned Dentist in Avadi, Chennai. He is currently practising at Santhosh Dental Clinic in Avadi, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. K Santhosh Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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I lost my front two teeth in an accident over 3 month. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
You have two options 1) you can go for bridge. In which two artificial ceramic teeth will be fixed with the help of adjacent tooth. 2) implant - if you can afford, it is the best option for you. In which implant screw will be placed into your bone and after few days new artificial tooth will b fixed over the implant.
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Don't Rush When You Brush

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Chandigarh
Don't Rush When You Brush
Don't rush, when you brush: for maximum results, brush your teeth for atleast 2 to 3 minutes.
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I am 21 yrs old, I have swollen gums. What should I do?

BDS, oral implantology
Dentist,
I am 21 yrs old, I have swollen gums. What should I do?
Hi swelling in gums at such a young age is mostly because of plaque and tarter deposits. You can visit a dentist near you to get your teeth cleaned. In few of the medical conditions or because of some medicines taken regularly. In case of such condition, inform doctor about this.
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How to control smell from mouth?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
Bad smells from mouth may be because of cavities in tooth, coated tongue or poor oral hygiene. To get rid of these problem Brush your teeth two times, scrape your tongue with tooth brush while brushing.Rinse your mouth with mouthwash , use dental floss twice.and change your brush after two months. For more tips you can consult me.
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Hello doctor I am 28 year old I have blooding problem when I brushed my teeth & also feel senstivity. I chew tobacco from last 3-4 year I want to quite tobacco but I cant. So please suggest me any paste or any thing else which help me in quiting tobacco.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
U have to quit the habit see there is nothing impossible for a human being, you're at very young age. There is chewing gum in market, you can get them in medical store called nulife. Bleeding gums and sensitive of teeth are due to your habit.
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I want to place artificial teeth for chewing food. What would be rate for this placement.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I want to place artificial teeth for chewing food. What would be rate for this placement.
If you are going for implant, the cost will be in the range of 25000-40000 per teeth. If you are going for bridging, the cost will be 2100-30000.
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I chew to much bettlenut and because of that my jaw was not open to much what can I do for it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I chew to much bettlenut and because of that my jaw was not open to much what can I do for it?
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 itching in upper lining of mouth causing lot of cough and sneezing. It's going on since last few month. I have seen a doctor but it return if I stop taking antihistamine. Please tell me the reason and cure for it. I have never had such kind of weird disease.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. 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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Hello sir I have pain in the my tongue please notify the best sol. For this I will waiting your answer.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Increase dietary intake of vitamin B, folic acid, iron and use of vitamin supplements etc under medical supervision if blood tests confirm low concentrations • institute topical antifungal therapy if fungal plaques noticed Mouth sores are common and rarely Cause complications. Most go away in about a week, but it’s important to monitor any mouth sores you develop. If you are concerned, or if the sore doesn’t seem to be healing,
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I have teeth pain from last 6 months but I smoke every day any problem with smoking of my teeth please tell me.

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
I have teeth pain from last 6 months but I smoke every day any problem with smoking of my teeth please tell me.
If your toothache is such that you have to take painkillers or tooth pain at night or too sensitive to cold starts paining after cold application then your tooth will require an rct and crown (cap). Smoking will not cause toothache but smoking is otherwise bad for your oral cavity, lungs and overall health.
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My son is 24 years healthy. He has, over the years, developed uneven teeth. The 2 front teeth are slanting and is grown one almost over the other. Roots/base are proper but overlapping at the rest. How do we correct this at an inexpensive way?

BDS
Dentist, Varanasi
Hello, you may get removable orthodontic appliance for your son from orthodontist this is comparatively inexpensive but may not give 100% result. Its better to get fixed orthodontic t/t done, its comparatively expensive but will give the desired result. One more important thing the age factor, kindly get the t/t done as soon as posiible. Regards!
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I have teeth and gum problems and during brushing it hurts bad. Please advise.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
I have teeth and gum problems and during brushing it hurts bad. Please advise.
bleeding from the gum its called gingivitis... its mostly occurs due to accumilation of plaue.. its btter to get it clean by dentist..
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Im suffering from dental ache Bleeding gums and bad smell when I am brushing its bleeds too much which paste suits me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Im suffering from dental ache Bleeding gums and bad smell when I am brushing its bleeds too much which paste suits me.
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth. Tooth pastes which contain flouride help in keeping the teeth healthy by reducing the risk of tooth decay.
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I have issue of teeth paining due to this I have headache issue. Its really very much paining. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
I have issue of teeth paining due to this I have headache issue. Its really very much paining. What should I do.
looks like you have a tooth with pulpal involvement. you may require a rct or extraction, get an xray done of concerned tooth and then get back to me
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I fell down from cycle 8 months ago and half of mah front teeth broke! it pains in between! dentists told that root canal needs to be down but I don' t wanna do anything to mah teeth! I want them the way they are! the original ones only! is there any way to stop the pain?

BDS
Dentist, Anand
Dear , root canal treatment is to save your original tooth only. If you don't undergo root canal treatment there will be pus in that tooth and you will lose that tooth in future. Please undergo root canal followed by ceramic cap.
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I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments. Please tell me.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Certification in Rotary Endodontics, Certification in Esthetic Dentistry & Fixed Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am 18 years old. I want to ask how do I whiten my tooth either by naturally or medical treatments. Please tell me.
Nowadays there are lots of products available for dental whitening. The best results will be from the dental whitening treatments done by the professional dentist, there are 2 - 3 sittings and you will get brighter shade.
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I am 22, I got mouth ulcer. How can cure?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
Hi. Mouth ulcer could be due to multiple reson so meals takr at proper time, avoid consuming stuff which creates acidity like egg and non veg, drinking more water, maintain oral hygiene. First you should get gums- cleaning done by dentist and try to keep tounge clean too. It would help you.
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Hello sir / maam I have been taking soft drinks a lot now a days and now some white colour substances are above my teeth. Can you help and say how to overcome it and make teeth strong?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello sir / maam I have been taking soft drinks a lot now a days and now some white colour substances are above my te...
All individuals requires scaling (cleaning) to be done atleast once in 6 months to maintain our oral hygiene clean. Our toothbrush is not much finely designed to clean all the plaque and calculi in the interdental areas of the teeth, which is the area where most of the calculus accumulate much and has to be removed regularly using scalers by the dentist.
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