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Dr. Karthikeyan

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Karthikeyan Dentist, Chennai
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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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Dear sir I am 20 years male. I am suffering from gum bleeding problem from last 1 year. And also mouth smell. What should ido?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Dear sir
I am 20 years male. I am suffering from gum bleeding problem from last 1 year. And also mouth smell. What sh...
Just visit your dentist and get teeth cleaning done followed by use of mouthwash for 7 days along with massage your gums with gum paint.
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I am 16 years old and I have severe itching in my lower gums. Can I know the cause for it?

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
I am 16 years old and I have severe itching in my lower gums. Can I know the cause for it?
You might be suffering from hormonal prepubertal gingivitis. Visit a dentist for scaling medicine mouth wash tooth paste gum paints. Warm gargles with salt or mouth wash.
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BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Delhi
If you wear dentures, general rule is to: brush, soak, brush. Always clean your dentures over a bowl of water or a folded towel in case you drop them. Brush your dentures before soaking, to help remove any food debris. Using an effervescent denture cleaner will help remove stubborn stains and leave your denture feeling fresher.
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I Am a 25 years old female and have tooth pain for last 2 months. What should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I Am a 25 years old female and have tooth pain for last 2 months. What should I do?
Hi, there are various reasons for tooth pain. You need to visit to dentist for a check-up and get some x-rays done to get exact cause and solution of your problem.
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Hello I want to ask something From last so many days I am suffering from some problem and the problem is If I eat any spice thing then my tongue can not bear it normally I can et spicy food bt from lst so many days I suffer this problem and someday my tongue become dry also. Pls help me asap.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Just because your tongue is dry, you feel every food spicy. Clean your tongue twice daily. Apply mucopain or dologel ointment 3-4 times daily especially before eating. Increase your intake of water. Eat more raw fruit and vegetables. Apply glycerin (available in any cosmetic store) 2-3 times daily. Avoid spicy food completely for at least 15 days.
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I am suffering from bad smell in mouth. I am doing proper care but no result and no problem in teeth. So what can I do?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am suffering from bad smell in mouth. I am doing proper care but no result and no problem in teeth. So what can I do?
Ideally you should visit to dentist for cleaning of teeth because mostly bed smell is due to deposits in your mouth. But for now you can use mouthwash after meals. Sometimes bad breath is side effect of some medications also.
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Food to eat while undertaking the orthodontic treatment

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
Food to eat while undertaking the orthodontic treatment

Dairy products, soft bread, softer grains, seafood and soft meat, soft cooked vegetables and much more are braces-friendly foods i. E. Which can be eaten without any difficulty even when one is undertaking the orthodontic treatment?

I am a 18 years old girl. I have yellow color on my teeth. I brush 2 times in a week. But still the coloration not leave. What should I do doctor?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am a 18 years old girl. I have yellow color on my teeth. I brush 2 times in a week. But still the coloration not le...
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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I am getting very hot air from my mouth And nose. Full body pain, throat pain and warm body what's the problem please tell it's urgent.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am getting very hot air from my mouth
And nose. Full body pain, throat pain and warm body what's the problem please...
You probably have viral fever. Take rest. Plenty of warm fluids. Warm saline gargles. Steam inhalation. T Ake sinarest tablet for bodyache and pain in throat. Take care.
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BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Food which is sweet in nature should be consumed as little as possible as the dental plaque present in the teeth reacts and converts them into acids.

She has pain in her teeth for over 4 or 5 days, its too painful she can't even eat food, she can not handle it she don't work at all please help

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
She has pain in her teeth for over 4 or 5 days, its too painful she can't even eat food, she can not handle it she do...
Hi, There are various reasons for tooth pain. You need to visit to dentist for a check-up and get some x-rays done to get exact cause and solution of your problem. Regards Dr. Krinita Motwani's Dental Clinic
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Pain in my tooth, right cheek region inside, no bleeding, doctors gave me clavam 625 amd zenodol, told me to continue for next 5 days 2day now, terrible pain have the x ray report now couldn't sleep for 2 days, please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Jalgaon
Pain in my tooth, right cheek region inside, no bleeding, doctors gave me clavam 625 amd zenodol, told me to continue...
Pain can be due to cavity or infection, you need to undergo rct or extraction as required. Which depend on severiaty of infection. Please go to your doctor again and do complete treatment.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Decay / Cavity is irrevrsible. So get yourself treated before it increases!

I am suffering from oral sabmucus fibrosis what should I do. A doctor suggested me to take Ms. fibre tablet for 60 days. Is it works.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
No, The following measures will definitely help :- 1- Mouth opening exercises. 2- Do masage with steroidal ointment on buccal mucosa. 3- Inj Hydrocortisone mix with inj Hylase by injecting submucously on buccal mucosa and anterior pillars are also helpfull. 4- If above fails to give desired responce than operation Z-plasty is quite helpfull.
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I am 25 year old. I have severe bad breath. What should I do to avoid bad breathe. Im short too. What should I do to grow.

Evidenced based medicine, MDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 25 year old. I have severe bad breath. What should I do to avoid bad breathe. Im short too. What should I do to ...
Try brushing your tongue with tooth brush bristle and keep it clean. Get your teeth cleaned and keep your oral hygiene clean.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Keeping your brush at a 45 degree angle while brushing so that the bristles do not hurt your gums.

My wisdom tooth is growing due to which lower jaw part has swelled a bit also its paining inside and I cannot have food properly kindly suggest any medicine.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
My wisdom tooth is growing due to which lower jaw part has swelled a bit also its paining inside and I cannot have fo...
No medicine is going to help you. Please get your teeth surgically removed from an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Dental implants are the most economical long term treatment for missing teeth.
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I have recently done root canal to set right a decayed tooth. Even at that time I had sensitivity in the teeth around the affected teeth. After root canal sensitivity is not gone. What is the way out. Any special tooth paste required to be used?

BDS
Dentist, Nizamabad
I have recently done root canal to set right a decayed tooth. Even at that time I had sensitivity in the teeth around...
Hello sir, your age can also be the factor for sensitivity. Desensitising toothpaste can relieve you, but I suggest you to consult your dentist.
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What Happens During A Routine Dental Check Up

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Post Graduation Certicate In Clear Aligner Therapy, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , Certificate In Advanced Endodontics,Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
What Happens During A Routine Dental Check Up

No one likes going to a dentist. People fear a toothache, let alone the treatment. Because of this, a lot of people end up in the dentist's chair only when the pain is unbearable and it is too late to save the tooth. Just like we have a routine health check up for the rest of our body, our teeth too need to be looked at by a dentist at regular intervals to spot that cavity right when it starts. A regular visit can also allow a quick clean up to keep your teeth shining white.

Here's what to expect during a routine dental check up:

  1. They'll check your history: Before you actually get to the dentist's chair, your dentist will want to know your entire health background. This is done either by you filling out a detailed form that the receptionist gives you or a junior dentist filling a medical record sheet after asking you questions. You'll specially be asked questions about any pain or symptoms you might be experiencing in your teeth and other things like medications, diabetes, arthritis, pregnancy etc. Each of these problems can have a direct impact on your dental treatment, hence revealing them to your practitioner in advance is very important. Also, be sure to discuss any concerns or anxiety you are experiencing. Most dentists know how to put their patient at ease. All it'll take is a quick chat to put you at ease.
  2. You'll get a cleaning: Just like the car gets a good wash before the mechanic can have a look, your teeth will get a good scrub before your dentist can address any problem areas. Cleaning involves scraping off built up plaque and tartar that collects above and below the gum line before flossing between and around every tooth to remove any plaque or food particles that are clinging on. You may also get a final shiny finish for your pearly whites at the end of the cleaning session.
  3. Your teeth will be examined: Your dentist will now use a metal probe with a small angled mirror to see behind and between teeth and gums, as well as check for the softening of tooth enamel and dentin. If you have a cavity or anything deeper, this is when it will surface. Once the doctor identifies a problem, they suggest the next course of action.
  4. You may get an X-ray: If the doctor finds a problem that needs fixing, he may ask you to take an X-ray to find out how deep the decay is. You'll be asked to bite down on a piece of plastic while the X-ray machine is placed against your cheek. Where possible, you can check if your doctor can do a digital X-ray which emits 90% less radiation.
  5. Results and advice: Based on your X-ray results and overall medical condition, the doctor may recommend various procedures to remove your existing decay and prevent new ones.
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