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Dr. Kamalakannan

MDS, FICOI (Fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantologists-USA)

Dentist, Chennai

11 Years Experience
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Dr. Kamalakannan is a trusted Dentist in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. She has over 11 years of experience as a Dentist. She studied and completed MDS, FICOI (Fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantologists-USA) . She is currently practising at Rakshith Hospital in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kamalakannan and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - chennai university - 2006
FICOI (Fellow of International Congress of Oral Implantologists-USA) - U.S.A. - 2013
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English

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I have had permanent caps for my front two of the teeth it has been nearly 4 years .i think its ceramic .does permanent capping needs any type of servicing done ?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have had permanent caps for my front two of the teeth it has been nearly 4 years .i think its ceramic .does permane...
No there is no need once you feel any problem like food lodgement or any adjacent tooth is in pain or something if the cap is going well then let it remain the same.
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Bad breeth me namak Aur gunguna water mila ke kar sakte Hai isme Koi side effect to nahi hoga.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Bad breeth me namak Aur gunguna water mila ke kar sakte Hai isme Koi side effect to nahi hoga.
I donot advocte any of these home remedies for solving the problem of bad breath. Brush after each meal, get a scaling done from a dentist.
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Hi I am 20 years old. Doc My gums are receding day by day .even after proper brushing and oral care .consulted dentist he suggested some to. So what can I do help me.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hi I am 20 years old. Doc My gums are receding day by day .even after proper brushing and oral care .consulted dentis...
receding gums are sign of gum infection due to accumulation of plaque on teeth. go for scaling and polishing of teeth. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. maintain proper oral hygiene.
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What is the treatment if the tooth (right lower molar) is diagnosed as infected (by x ray). Is extraction only the option?

Dentist, Gurgaon
If it is infected and you want to save it ask your dentist to check and tell you if rct is possible.
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I am having pain in my mouth as my wisdom tooth is coming out and my throat is also paining its been 2-3 days and the pain is increasing. I am very afraid to go to a dentist. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Consult a maxillofacial surg if wisdom not in correct direction it may have to be removed if scared ask for surgery under ga.
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Hello. I am 22 years old. Am having pain in my teeth. I guess it's wisdom teeth which is now coming. Today I also had fever due to pain. Suggest me medicines. Thanks.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hello. I am    22 years old. Am having pain in my teeth. I guess it's wisdom teeth which is now coming. Today I also ...
Hello, rinse your mouth with hot saline water, twice. Tk, homoeo medicine: @ silicia 1000-6 pills, wkly. @ heclalava 200-6 pills, thrice a day. Tk, easily digestible diet tk, care.
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I have very serious problem of teeth I am 23 years old Gums are leaving the teeth. Blooding from the teeth. please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have very serious problem of teeth I am 23 years old
Gums are leaving the teeth. Blooding from the teeth. please help.
- 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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My mom is suffering from gum bleeding, from last 2days. What treatment should be taken?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My mom is suffering from gum bleeding, from last 2days. What treatment should be taken?
Hi, she might be suffering from gingivitis. Get scaling (cleaning) done. Clohex mouth wash daily twice.
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I am facing dry mouth problem specially in the night the tongue becomes very dry resulting disturbed sleep. I am 68 yes old taking sufficient water. I have high B.P but under control through medication and also have high creatinine of 1.7. Can you suggest some way.

Master of dental surgery, Bachelor of dental surgery
Dentist,
Xerostomia can be due to alot of reasons. It may be associated with dental caries, bad breath, inflammation of gums, wearing denture or difficult swallowing, altered taste and dry lips, oral sub mucous fibrosis, etc Medicine used for Systemic conditions like high blood pressure and diabetes may have Xerostomic side effects causing dry tongue. In market saliva substitute gel are available
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MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
Teeth need round the clock protection. Brush and floss after every meal, visit dentist every six months.

I use to eat pan masala and having problem with the mouth. The ulcer is there. Any solution.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Consult a dentist. Being positive this might be a normal ulcer. But if it is long lasting non healing it may be a cause of concern.Sometimes this habits cause reduced mouth opening for which plenty of treatments are available if you have left the habit.Over that a dentist may help you in Tobacco Cessation Therapy also.Stay Healthy.
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My tooth has completely turned black since long time but it was not paining and nw it has turned sensitive and it pains alot what should I do? Help me out with this tooth pain.

BDS
Dentist, Jaunpur
My tooth has completely turned black since long time but it was not paining and nw it has turned sensitive and it pai...
Ma'am I think you are talking about a single tooth if yes then here is my opinion that tooth may have met with an accident which causes change in colour but as its pulp died you had no pain but now infection is reaching in bone which may cause pain please visit a dental surgeon which will take a xray and see whats the case thank you ma'am for asking question I am trying to spread awareness.
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I have pain in my tooth tried many medicine but my pain is getting more which medicine should I take.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have pain in my tooth
tried many medicine but my pain is getting more which medicine should I take.
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling 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 / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling 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 / sensitivity/swelling 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 45 years old and I have a history of chewing tobacco guthka of 25 years. I leave this from last 11 months 100 %. I am suffering from submucous fibrosis and my mouth opening is about 1 inch. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 45 years old and I have a history of chewing tobacco guthka of 25 years. I leave this from last 11 months 100 %....
Manish treatment is possible avoid green chillies, tomato seeds and supari. Go see a dentist. He might advice you biweekly injections for 5 weeks. This might cost you 3000-4000 in total. This treatment will considerably reduce the burning sensation and help improve your mouth opening a bit. Later you might be advised surgery for mouth opening. Go ahead with the treatment. Your condition can only improve from here. All d best ask if you have any other questions. Will be happy to help you
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I brush daily and properly. I have crisscross teeth and they appear yellow in color. How to whiten my teeth naturally.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I brush daily and properly. I have crisscross teeth and they appear yellow in color. How to whiten my teeth naturally.
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need braces, deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent toothpaste 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. 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. Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid affecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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I can't eat spicy food because it burns my tongue and my face become red, I don't know what should I do, please give me a best treatment.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
To avoid infection and reduce pain in a first-degree burn on the tongue: rinse the area well with cool water for a few minutes. Remove any dirt or particles that may be on the burn. Wet a clean cloth with cool water and hold it on top of the burn. Suck on ice chips or a popsicle to soothe the pain. Gargle with cool water or salt water. Avoid warm or hot liquids, which could irritate the burn. Take acetaminophen or ibuprofen for pain and inflammation. Sprinkle a few grains of sugar on the tongue to relieve pain.
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I have got my teeth yellowish in colour can i remove the colour without scaling ?

BDS
Dentist, Durgapur
If ur teeth colour is yellowish, may be that there are calculus & stains to ur teeth which can only be removed by ultrasonic scaling. But if ur natural teeth colour is yellowish then u may get a teeth whitening ie bleaching donedone to whiten ur teeth.
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I daily brush 2 times a day and I use a powder (manjan) to brush my teeth but still it looks yellow. I know that this is due to gums that release some liquid that make teeth yellow how can I treat that.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I daily brush 2 times a day and I use a powder (manjan) to brush my teeth but still it looks yellow. I know that this...
Once you should go for proper cleaning of your teeth I mean scaling and polishing your teeth to dentist.
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What causes Periodontal Diseases?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
What causes Periodontal Diseases?

The mouth is filled with countless bacteria. Periodontal disease begins when certain bacteria in plaque (the sticky, colorless film that constantly forms on the teeth and the surfaces lining the mouth) produce toxins and enzymes that irritate the gums and cause inflammation. The resulting inflammation, which may be painless, can damage the attachment of the gums and bone to the tooth.

Good oral hygiene-brushing twice a day and flossing or using another interdental cleaner once a day-helps reduce the plaque film. Plaque that is not removed regularly can harden into rough porous deposits called calculus, or tartar. Tartar is not the main cause of periodontal diseases, but the pores in tartar hold bacteria and toxins, which are impossible to remove even with regular brushing. Once the hardened tartar forms, it can only be removed when teeth are cleaned professionally at the dental office.

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