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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 am female 34 yr old and I have halitosis what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
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. We need more investigations with clinical examination 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. 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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Hi doctor, I am 21 year old and I have ear pain from last four days at that same time I suffered from tongue ulcer now little bit alright from that, let me know the solution for ear pain (left ear).?

Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO), MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Guwahati
Hi doctor, I am 21 year old and I have ear pain from last four days at that same time I suffered from tongue ulcer no...
Your tongue ulcer should be cured first as the ear pain is mainly a referred pain from the oropharynx.
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I have pain in my teeth. what I should do.?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
You should take following medicine combiflam 3 times a day medicine is the temporarery solution you may need some treatment which can suggest after chek up.
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Mere muh me or tongue me ulcer rehte hai last two year se Tongue ka biopsee test ho chuka hai report normal hai but problem as it is hai kya karun. Mai shudh sakahari hun koi nasha nahin karta hun chay bhi kabhi kabhi pita hun.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Do not worry about ulcer as the biopsy is normal, you should take long term multivitamin take care of constipation and other gastric problem.
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M aged 52. Full scaling done but after 3 months there seems bleeding in gums. Gums are very weak. What to do ? Please suggest.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
M aged 52. Full scaling done but after 3 months there seems bleeding in gums. Gums are very weak. What to do ? Please...
hello dpk...getting professional scaling done once in every 6 months will help you maintain good oral hygiene..tartar,vitamin c deficiency cause gum blededing...not only regular dental checkups and getting professional scaling done practicing gum massage daily would help you
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Sir , I am suffering with cavities for that reason i'm not able to eat anything in my left side. So I wanted to do a treatment for this problem consulted a doctor. He said, root canal treatment is better for this. regarding this please send me your decision sir.

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Dear lybrate-user, the doctor has advised you a rct as he feels the decay has extended into the pulp chamber of your tooth. You must go as per the doctor's advice.
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I have a pieria problem what I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I have a pieria problem what I do?
Brush your teeth twice a day (morning and before sleep in night) and clean your tongue by a tongue scrapper or the tooth brush itself get your teeth and gums cleaned by a qualified dentist you can also use chlohex plus mouthwash twice a day after brushing teeth.
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Hello delegates, my teeth gets collide or like grinding each other in the early morning while sleeping . My mother told about that. What is the cause and solution of this problem. Tia.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hello delegates, my teeth gets collide or like grinding each other in the early morning while sleeping . My mother to...
Hi lybrate-user that is called as bruxisam. Nothing but night grinding of teeth, go to dentist, they wil advise you night gaurd which is a habit breakin appliance or else in future you will land up in spondylytis.
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Hi, I'm having gums problem and my teeth were looks huge yellow marks on front upper four teeth may be it's because of fluoride water. In my village everybody having this problem. What should do pls guide me, is there any remedies in home? Is that marks are removable or what?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi, I'm having gums problem and my teeth were looks huge yellow marks on front upper four teeth may be it's because o...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night get bleaching done ask authorities to supply defloeridated water.
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Hi, both my son and wife are very severely suffering from MOUTH ulcer very frequently. Open wounds are coming at inside of lips all over. Could anyone advise or suggest us something to take precautionary measures as well as healing it all over completely and permanently. Thank you in advance.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi, both my son and wife are very severely suffering from MOUTH ulcer very frequently. Open wounds are coming at insi...
Hello, Take single dose of Merc sol 200, 5 drops, in the morning , empty stomach. Borax 30 ,3 drops twice daily. take 5-6 tabs of BC No 04, after dinner. Drink 10 to12 glasses of water daily. Eat fiber rich green vegetables and fruits. Revert me after 10 days.
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Is that bleaching is good for teeth? Basically when your enamel layer of teeth is not strong Nd intrinsic stain on your teeth is showing.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Is that bleaching is good for teeth? Basically when your enamel layer of teeth is not strong
Nd intrinsic stain on yo...
Bleaching has no harmful effects on your health. Wether bleaching can b done or not depends on your dentition condition. Haan you might feel sensitivity post bleaching but that can b overcome by sensitivity toothpastes.
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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
It is very necessary to use a mouthwash after every meal the orthodontic treatment, to remove the leftover food particles.
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I have mouth bad breath. Any suggestion to remove it. Any medicines to remove that bad breath.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I have mouth bad breath. Any suggestion to remove it. Any medicines to remove that bad breath.
Kindly get scaling done and use mouthwash twice daily for 15 days. Also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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Dental Implants - Types and Benefits

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dental Implants - Types and Benefits

Dental implants are a type of a treatment that is carried out to replace missing teeth. During the process of extracting a damaged tooth, the root and the crown are removed. So, a dental implant involves placing a tooth on a precise titanium insert which is surgically placed on the jawbone. These supporting inserts are placed in the jawbone because they fuse with the jawbone (similar to orthopedic plates) and thus provide a strong foundation for the replacement teeth. 

Why tooth loss matters? 
A missing tooth or teeth can not only take away from the beauty of your smile, but tooth loss can also have many negative effects on your oral health, including:

  1. Bone loss
  2. Shifting and drifting teeth
  3. Bite changes
  4. Chewing difficulty
  5. Wearing down of remaining teeth
  6. Changes in the jaw joint

Types of implant placement 
Whether an implant is placed immediately or in 2 phases depends on a variety of factors like bone density,initial fit of the implant during surgery,the other teeth,area of jaw,loads received during chewing etc.

Dental implant placement can be of two types

  1. Immediate single stage placement: In this type we place an implant and give you at least a temporary crown immediately,followed by a permanent crown shortly thereafter.
  2. Delayed (2 stage) Implants: Such a placement is usually to safeguard the implant from any early forces when its just healing and fusing within the bone.After the placement the implant is kept covered below the gum for 3 months and uncovered after this period to give you a permanent crown.

Benefits
Now that you know about the different types, it is time to move on to the benefits of getting these.

  1. Long lasting: Compared to other treatments such as tooth bridges which last for 5-10 years, dental implants can last for an entire lifetime if maintained properly.The only part to replace is the crown.
  2. Mimicking natural teeth: Your replacement teeth will feel similar to your actual teeth, so you do not need to worry about your self-image issues. Flash that wonderful smile of yours without thinking over it the second time.
  3. Preserve surrounding teeth: When an implant is inserted in place of a missing tooth, adjacent healthy teeth are not damaged.
  4. Comfort: Dental implants being a fixed replacement they have none of the problems that removable dentures or other substitutes may cause.Patients who replace all of their teeth with dental implants can feel more comfortable talking, smiling and eating.
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I have a central cavity in a tooth in lower left jaw which only pains due to sensitivity i.E when i drink even normal water. What could be d cause and other than RT what could be other option if necessary.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Pune
Please show to a near by dentist and get a radiograph made. If there are changes in the radiograph as well. RCT will be the best bet.Or else remove the tooth which i never suggest unless its the last resort.
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How to remove mouth dirty smell. I didn't get validity once brushed. Smell will comes after 3 hour. What to do.?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
How to remove mouth dirty smell. I didn't get validity once brushed. Smell will comes after 3 hour. What to do.?
You have to brush your teeth twice in day. And also use the tongue cleaner. And the zinc contain mouthwash.
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I am suffering from mouth apthous ulcer so give me some tips for treatment and suitable diet?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I am suffering from mouth apthous ulcer so give me some tips for treatment and suitable diet?
This may be due to indigestion, constipation or some deficiency. Take homoeopathic medicine borax 200--twice daily for 3 days and give feedback.
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Teeth bahut gande ho ja rahe hai kya kiya jaye iske ke liye kuch kijiye jiske liye please.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Teeth bahut gande ho ja rahe hai kya kiya jaye iske  ke liye kuch kijiye jiske liye please.
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling 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. Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics.
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Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Some oral diseases do not get detected until they reach their mature stage. Visiting a dentist at regular intervals would mean keeping constant tabs on your oral health.
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