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Dr. Karthikeyan

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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Karthikeyan is a trusted Dentist in Porur, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Smile N Smile Dental Clinic in Porur, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Karthikeyan on Lybrate.com.

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#2/142, VV Kovil Street, Mugalivakkam, Porur. Landmark: Near To Kedar Hospital, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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I have tooth pain since from last week kindly advise me same for healthy teeth. Thank.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have tooth pain since from last week kindly advise me same for healthy teeth. Thank.
The most common cause of toothaches in patients today is a simple dental cavity. Adv root canal treatment.
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Mere teeth brown ho gaye h, main 5-6 year pahle gutka khata tha uski wajah se shayad, ya floride ka pani pine se bhi. Please answer me ki ese ab kese saf kiya jaye.

BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
Mere teeth brown ho gaye h, main 5-6 year pahle gutka khata tha uski wajah se shayad, ya floride ka pani pine se bhi....
Please undergo scaling. Once scaling is done, all guthka stains will be gone. Then you can see if there is any additional stains caused by fluorosis. Fluorosis can be managed by a combination of bleaching and veneers. Bleaching alone may not give optimal results (depending on severity of the case)
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Need good medicine name for oral sub mucoution fibrosis and give diet chart taking 1 tablet sm fibro every day.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
Minimize consumption of spicy foods, including chiles, maintain proper oral hygiene. Eat healthy diet rich in vitamins A, B complex, and C and iron avoid hot fluids like tea, coffee and quit tobacco. For treatment visit dental surgeon to your earliest.
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Is it true that brush should be used only once a day. The other time, we should clean our teeth with our fingers as using brush twice a day to clean one's teeth can spoil our teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Is it true that brush should be used only once a day. The other time, we should clean our teeth with our fingers as u...
it's a myth. you should brush twice daily with the ultra soft bristle brush. your finger will not be able to reach the area between your teeth. do food will accumulate there leading to decay n gum infection.
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My upper and lower front teeth overlap excessively. Space available for upper and lower teeth is not sufficient. What does it mean? And how to fix it.

BDS
Dentist,
My upper and lower front teeth overlap excessively. Space available for upper and lower teeth is not sufficient. What...
Hi, from what you have mentioned above, it seems that you have got overbite problem in which the upper teeth totally covers the lower teeth when you bite and it can be corrected by orthodontic treatment. Its advisable to consult your dentist and get the best suited treatment planned out.
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Which foods and drinks containing sugar cause tooth decay? Why should I use interdental brushes?

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Which foods and drinks containing sugar cause tooth decay? Why should I use interdental brushes?
Sweet juices, cold drinks, chips, biscuits, toffee, chocolates, etc, and any foods which stick to teeth can cause cavities in teeth. Interdental brushes are used to remove food particle's stuck between the teeth.
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I was playing hockey and I have broken my teeth and now help me how to get treatment for this and from where?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I was playing hockey and I have broken my teeth and now help me how to get treatment for this and from where?
If the tooth breaks, have the tooth contoured. Fill the crack in. Place a crown on your tooth. If the tooth has been badly damaged and the nerve or pulp is exposed, the dentist may have to perform a root canal to save the tooth. If the tooth has been severely damaged, it may have to be extracted.
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मेरा दन्त पहली बार टूटा है में 19 साल का हु अब उगेगा की नही वो दन्त आगे है बीच में नीचे

BDS
Dentist, Kapurthala
मेरा दन्त पहली बार टूटा है में 19 साल का हु अब उगेगा की नही
वो दन्त आगे है बीच में नीचे
Dekhiye apka daant toot jana chaiye tha pehle lekin kisi kaaranvarsh deri se toota hai. Apki umar nai hai daant tootne ki lekin toota hai kisi tarah. Iss umar mein naya daant nai aayega. Apko apna ek xray (OPG scan) krwa k dekh lena chaiye ki naya daant aane ki sambhawna hai ya nahi. Xray krwa kar aap mujhe uski photo bhej dena main apki madad kar paungi use dekh kar.
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How much does braces for upper teeth costs? Need to fix only one overlapping tooth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How much does braces for upper teeth costs? Need to fix only one overlapping tooth.
Kindly consult an orthodontist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist.
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I am having little gap in between front upper teeth and it little bit came front what should I do?

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
I am having little gap in between front upper teeth and it little bit came front what should I do?
Hi lybrate-user, Do not worry. If the gap is small, it can be closed using cosmetic fillings or veneers. You just need to visit a good endodontist or a prosthodontist as they are qualified aesthetic dentist. It might cost you a bit but they will take care of your problem completely.
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He is 5 age year old. Today his central incisor of lower jaw lose in his gum. Shall tooth remove itself? But in generally, in around age 7-8 age years old, baby incisors tooth will remove. But now he's 5 age year old only. Is it wrong? Please explain me.

Dentist, Secunderabad
He is 5 age year old. Today his central incisor of lower jaw lose in his gum. Shall tooth remove itself? But in gener...
The lower incisors come out by 6-7 years of age. If there is no history of trauma or fall, no decay or discolouration in the tooth, it could just be fine. However, it is preferable if a dentist examines the child personally and if deemed necessary, get an x-ray for the lower teeth. This would be to check the development status of the permanent teeth. Thanks, hope this clears your doubts. Have a nice day.
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I hav lightish yellow marks on my teeth. Can I go for cleaning n polishing with dentist.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I hav lightish yellow marks on my teeth. Can I go for cleaning n polishing with dentist.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. 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.
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I am 54 years old. For the last 5 days, I have swelling in my mouth. I am unable to eat and swallow anything and feeling restless. Please advise

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Please take tresmox thrice daily and lyser-d twice daily and warm saline gargles. Also visit nearby dentist for complete resolution of the swelling.
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My mouth not open properly because I take supari many years ago I suffer theeth problem also so please give me some advice

BDS
Dentist, Patna
If you can have a check up at the clinic so the degree of locking of jaw can be diagnosed and treatment can be given in accordance with that.
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Dear sir/madam I am . Age-22+. Have some bad gum problem. So what can I do? please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Dear sir/madam
 I am . Age-22+. Have some bad gum problem. So what can I do? please help me.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations 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. You may consult me in person. 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
While preparing for RCT: Getting to know from a dentist if consuming an antibiotic medicine is advisable, as it can help in reducing the infection and swelling.
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I have gap on my front teeth looking for a best durable treatment please help me out and suggest which treatment option would be better. Thank you.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Karnal
I have gap on my front teeth looking for a best durable treatment please help me out and suggest which treatment opti...
There are many treatments for closing the gap in front teeth, one is with the help of braces, one is capping, other is use of concept of smile designing an material is used with lasers to fill the gap. Best treatment will be differ from differ Pt an their condition. So best is to visit a specialist doctor and get it checked.
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Hi. I M Vipin, 20 yrs old. I have yellowish teeth for years even I dont Know. So can you please hepl me.

BDS
Dentist,
Hi. I M Vipin, 20 yrs old. I have yellowish teeth for years even I dont Know. So can you please hepl me.
Yellowish teeth can be due to dirt which goes away with cleaning by dentist. The other type is enamel weakness which might need special treatment like veneering with composite or ceramic crowns.
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How to stop bad breath completely I taking Colgate mouth wash morning time And also 2 times brush but no use. Please suggest me best complete solution for bad breath. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
How to stop bad breath completely I taking Colgate mouth wash morning time And also 2 times brush but no use. Please ...
First of all. Lets find the reason of bad breadth. So firstly visit a dentist and then do a scaling and polishing. Later learn correct brushing technique and flossing. So that you will be able to maintain a good oral hygiene by yourself. You can use any mouthwash which is available in market but once when you remove the bad breath then you will be able to get a good result of mouthwash. For any more query or treatment visit us
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