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Dr. Karpagam

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Karpagam Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Karpagam is one of the best Dentists in Laksha Hospital, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Karpagam at the iDentity Clinic in Laksha Hospital, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Karpagam on Lybrate.com.

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Dear doctor from my mouth a very bad smell comes out every time I had done everything to make it well but no any medicine is working there is also irritation in my thought give me some tips.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Dry mouth also can cause bad breath.Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath,You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then.
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Dear Doctor, I'm having itching situation on my penile glans, sometimes like thrush kind of. Is that ok if I use coconut oil for curing. Kindly suggest as i'm getting married next month.

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
If you think its kind of thrush then please visit you dentist as thrush are many opportunistic infections and only happens when you immune system is depressed any major systemic infection. So go for routine blood investigations to rule out the underlying disease and you may also need to have help from physician also but only after reports of blood tests. Since it is communicable condition it is better to get treated before your marriage.
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I feel problems on my teeth and gum. Sometimes gum get infected and blood comes. Should I intake vitc tablets regularly? Should I use any mouth wash?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Trichy
It is due to deposits in the teeth (tartar) do professional scaling by a dentist followed by mouthrinse and gum astrigent.
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Sir I have a problem of ulcer. Once in a month I always suffer from this problem & it becomes impossible for me to eat also. Please suggest what I should do.?

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 need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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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Root canal done. A small bit of drill bit got lodged in. After 1 year a small 2 cm diameter hard ball formed below that tooth. Sometimes it bulges out and gives slight pain. Other times it doesn't bulge out though it is there. Dentist took xray. He says the drill bit is NOT the reason. What should I do?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi, mostly the reson is that broken drill only, bcz of the drill Root canals not cleaned up properly and still left over infectious material creating trouble for you..send me your Xray and everything will be clear....
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Sometimes I put pinch of baking soda in my paste for brushing my teeth n sometimes I rub lemon or peel of banana ,does it help in whitening of teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
They do whiten teeth ..but they majorly have an erosive action on teeth enamel.. it will erode away the enamel portion on teeth...
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My teeth are yellow. In the corner of the teeth thre is white and bad smelling things which is not removed very well thr .

Dentist, Gurgaon
this is calculus about which you told us. it gets accumulated between and around the teeth causing gum infection and bad breath. if not taken care, causes bleeding gums. visit a dentist for professional cleaning of your teeth. start warm saline rinses 2-3 times a day. ask for polishing also, this will help in improving the colour of your teeth.
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MDS - Pediatric Dentistry
Dentist, Bangalore
If you have children who are uncooperative due to any reasons, which in those cases we are specialized in doing the complete dental treatment under general anesthesia
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I am eating tobacco from many years and now I want stop how could it be done and my teeth has became dirty so I want to clean suggest home remedies.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
for dirty teeth u should go for professional cleaning and to quit ur habit eat something else u juss hav to chew something healthy
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I have duodenal ulcer in my stomach. What should be my diet plan? How long will it take to heal? Any other information will be helpful as well.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Avoid spicy food in your diet and Also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet for three months and take liquid diet only for two weeks
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I have cheilosis which is the best medicine to prevent it? Tell me because I am suffering from it.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
Proper treatment of cheilosis can be given only after identifiying the cause. It could be due to fungal infection, dehydration, mal nutrition infection, vit defiency, iron deficiency. Many other conditions produce this.
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I am a 28 yr old male. My upper right side 4th and 6th teeth always feels sensitivity problem since 2 months. I have used hydent k paste & also used senolin sf gel. But still the problem persists. What should I do to get rid of this problem permanently. Please help me.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi teeth have a protective layer called enamel with age the enamel wears off and become thin which causes to become teeth sensitive to cold and hot. You need to get a professional check up done to know the exact cause and solution of your problem.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Advanced forms of gum disease in children can be an early sign of systemic disease like DIABETES AND HEART

Good morning doctor As I was suffering with sensitivity as I concerned doctor they suggested me to use thersomal paste at that time it giving releafe suggests permanent solution or shall I Change paste

Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Bhubaneswar
Let me know first which teeth are sensitive.Than the cause for ur sensitivity.Or else send me the x-ray of affected side.Just don't rub a paste without knowing the cause; could be caries,cervical erosion,attrition or any history of trauma. Please take an appointment for accurate diagnosis.
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Gum Pain Home Remedies

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
Gum Pain Home Remedies
Avoid touching your gums excessively with your tongue, fingers, toothbrush etc as this can lead to further irritation and possibly infection.

I cant open my mouth because chewing tobacco. What I do to open my mouth properly.

BDS
Dentist, Aurangabad
Habit cessation is must, and you should really be consulting a dentist asap as a through clinical examination is must for the same.
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BDS
Dentist, Ramanathapuram
If plaque accumulates in your mouth and you are unable to get rid of it despite brushing daily, there is another way out. Waterjets hare devices which blast pressurised streams of water to remove plaque from the deep areas of your mouth can be used.

If a Back Tooth Is Lost, Will You Miss It?

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
If a Back Tooth Is Lost, Will You Miss It?

According to studies, the majority of the world population has at least one missing tooth, when it comes to dental health. Usually, one of the back teeth is missing. Most people do not care about a missing tooth as it is not visible and does not affect one's image. However, a missing back tooth is a matter of concern, and it matters. This is because of the tooth's function and also because bone loss occurs when a back tooth is lost.

Wisdom Tooth: Wisdom tooth or 3rd molar extraction The wisdom teeth, also known as the third molars, are the final set of molars to erupt. Not everyone keeps these teeth, nor are they necessary for having a healthy, beautiful smile. In fact, they can cause harm if they do not come in properly. When these molars come in, usually between the ages of 16 and 20, there may not be enough room left for them to erupt. As a result, they can emerge at an angle, they may crowd the mouth and sometimes they don't fully emerge. This can lead to future oral health problems like infections and pain. So, it should be extracted.

Effects of a lost back tooth: A lost back tooth should not be ignored, even though it did not cause you much inconvenience initially. The problems start occurring slowly and when they reach a fatal stage, a lot of dental problems are likely to occur. A lost tooth causes several problems and damage to your oral health and appearance if you leave it unattended. 

Here are the negative effects of a lost back tooth:

  1. The alveolar bone, which surrounds the teeth requires a good amount of regular stimulation for maintaining health. The lack of stimulation will slowly make the bone waste away.
  2. With a missing back tooth, the bone width is likely to decrease by 25% within a year and will continue decreasing with the passage of time.
  3. The bone loss which occurs due to a missing back tooth will also cause problems in chewing food, and the back molars are designed especially for chewing and grinding food. Your speech will also be affected because of a missing back tooth.
  4. Extensive bone loss can even lead to negative changes in the facial shape. The facial shape also collapses in some cases. This will affect your appearance and will lead to low self-esteem and self-confidence.

Dental Implants: an ideal remedy for a lost back tooth: The best remedy for a missing back tooth is to get a dental tooth implant. Dental implants work effectively to maintain the bone structure. This is because the implants are fused directly into the bone. The bone can function properly and stay healthy after a dental implant is fused into it. You should consult a dentist to choose the best type of dental implant to replace your lost back tooth. Once the implant is installed, your dental functioning will return to normal soon. Little time is required to get adjusted to the implant.

If a back tooth is lost, you will surely miss it. A lost back tooth can affect your overall dental health, may cause bone loss and can even change your facial shape. Dental tooth implants should be used to replace a lost back tooth for maintaining good dental health.

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I have a wound inside my mouth it looks yellowish and middle part of it is red coloured. How to treat the wound?

MDS - Orthodontics, LASERS, BOTOX AND DERMAL FILLERS
Dentist, Lucknow
It seems you have a mouth ulcer. It van be die to a sharp tooth or you wpuld have accidently bitten on that area. Do take vitamin B and C Complex tablets and show to your dentist for any sharp tooth.
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I have tooth pain since yesterday, I couldn't eat any thing, soo what should I do doctor?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Please take pain killer and then visit to a dentist for proper treatment because your teeth would be affected with deep caries.
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