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Dr. Karunakaran

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Karunakaran Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Karunakaran is a popular Dentist in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Karunakaran personally at CR DENTAL CARE in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Karunakaran on Lybrate.com.

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Teeth grow up displacedly without falling 1st stage teeth. Please advise.

This has to be checked by the dentist. Sometimes it happens that milk teeth don't shed naturally and their successors start erupting. Then milk teeth have to be removed by the dentist. Your dentist will check and decide that.
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I am a 27 yr old man. I have throat pain, dry tongue & marks at mouth soft palate. What should I do?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
If you think your dry mouth is caused by certain medication you're taking, talk to your doctor. The doctor may adjust the dose you're taking or switch you to a different drug that doesn't cause dry mouth. The doctor may also prescribe an oral rinse to restore mouth moisture. If that doesn't help, he or she may prescribe a medication that boosts saliva production called salagen. You can also try these other steps, which may help improve saliva flow: suck on sugar-free candy or chew sugar-free gum. Drink plenty of water to help keep your mouth moist. Brush with a fluoridetoothpaste, use a fluoride rinse, and visit your dentist regularly. Breathe through your nose, not your mouth, as much as possible. Use a room vaporizer to add moisture to the bedroom air. Use an over-the-counter artificial saliva substitute.
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Hi I am 24 year old guy, during summer my mouth become drought and even though I am drinking plenty of water and I am having sever pain in my head after wakeup.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi I am 24 year old guy, during summer my mouth become drought and even though I am drinking plenty of water and I am...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Drink plenty of water. For dry mouth, consider chewing sugar-free gum or sucking on sugar-free candies to help stimulate salivary flow. There also are artificial saliva’s on the market that may help to induce salivation. Sialogogues (Pilocarpine 30 mg/day. Contraindications - include many lung conditions, such as asthma, cardiac problems, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease). Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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Doctor I have a problem in my teeth. Actually it is not in teeth it is in gum. It is in left side lower portion. It creating more pain and there is swelling in that area. Please suggest me the suitable treatment for it.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Doctor I have a problem in my teeth. Actually it is not in teeth it is in gum. It is in left side lower portion. It c...
From the symptoms you are describing, it seems there is an impacted wisdom tooth present in lower jaw, so for the time being, do not chew from that side and do some rinses with lukewarm water and little salt.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Along with brushing and flossing, tongue cleaning on a daily basis is also very important. Use of a proper tongue scraper every morning will remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath.
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I'm facing cavity in upper right side tooth now from 2 days its paining allot. I don't want to face root canal. Tel me some tablets for instant relief.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I'm facing cavity in upper right side tooth now from 2 days its paining allot. I don't want to face root canal. Tel m...
If u don't want rct than better get the tooth removed or u will land up abscess n other related problems every thing can't b tt by tablets
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Top Five Tips From The Dentist For Diabetics

BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
Top Five Tips From The Dentist For Diabetics
Among the many health risks of diabetes is a decline in oral health that makes patients more vulnerable to gum disease. According to dental professionals, this happens because diabetes slows the body's circulation, making the gums more susceptible to infection. The metabolic disorder also increases glucose (sugar) levels in saliva, which fuels the growth of dental plaque that attacks the teeth and gums. To protect against the disorder, follow these simple tips.

1. Visit your dentist regularly.

Because diabetics are at a much higher risk of gum disease than the average patient, you should never miss a dental appointment. In fact, you should schedule regular checkups two to four times a year. With professional cleanings and regular examinations, common mouth conditions, such as ulcers, dry mouth, and infections can be controlled. To prevent bouts of low blood sugar, it may be a good idea to eat before you see your dentist. It is also crucial that you inform him or her of any oral problems you may be having -- no matter how minor they may seem.

2. Follow a strict oral hygiene regimen.

All diabetics should and really must brush and floss daily, preferably after every meal. This will help remove the plaque that can cause gum disease, thereby lowering your risk for mouth ulcers and infections. It is recommended that you complete your oral hygiene routine at least three times a day. Because your risk of oral infection is elevated, it is important to avoid aggressive brushing that can cause cuts and sores. You may even want to use a soft-bristled brush or an electric model for a safer, more comfortable brushing experience.

3. Control your blood sugar.

As we mentioned, sugar stimulates plaque growth, which causes tooth decay and gum disease. Because diabetics have more glucose (sugar) in their blood, they also tend to have a lot more plaque on their teeth. But if you can keep your blood sugar low, you can reduce your risk of periodontal disease.

4. Don't smoke.

In a perfect world, nobody would smoke -- especially people with diabetes. The unhealthy activity causes a laundry list of serious complications, including oral infections and periodontal diseases. According to dental professionals, smoking can more than double your risk of cavities and infections.

5. Clean your dentures.

If you have diabetes and you wear false teeth, you are more prone to developing oral thrush -- a fungal infection of the mouth. Typically caused by denture irritation or wear, thrush can be prevented with regular cleaning. It is also recommended that you remove your dentures in between meals to give any irritated tissue the opportunity to heal. Your dentist might also advise you to limit your sugar intake when your mouth is bothered or raw.
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Sir mere teeth me dard hota h or mukh se badbu aati h kya karna chahiye.

CERTIFIED ORAL IMPLANTOLOGIST, NON-RESIDENT J.R. IN DEPTT. OF ORTHODONTICS, BDS
Dentist,
Sir mere teeth me dard hota h or mukh se badbu aati h kya karna chahiye.
Aapko jald se jald apne much ka ilaaj krvaana chahiye. Iske liye aapko yeh baat kisi dentist se discuss krni chahiye.
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I am 22 year old male. My teeth is bad beacuse of my bad habbit chewing tobacco. But now I leave that.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
That's good you have stopped using tobacco. Now get your teeth cleaned or if necessary go for bleaching.
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My teeth is bleeding at the time of brushing. WHAT SHOULD I DO?

BDS
Dentist,
My teeth is bleeding at the time of brushing. WHAT SHOULD I DO?
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I am 52 yrs old. Doing office job. For last three months i'm experiencing my bad breath. My wife also complained about it. Presently, I am on ayurvedic medicine for last 15 days, but it has not worked significantly. Kindly advice effective medicine. Thank you.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
Dear, being on any medication wont help you alone in fighting bad breath. Proper maintenance of oral hygiene is important. Meet your dentist, get you oral prophylaxis (cleaning) done and then maintaine your oral hygiene. Stay healthy!
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I'm male. I have pain on my lower side teeth and a black color on there. If I drink cool water or eat sweets then I feel teeth pain and totally irritating. So what I do doctor and RTC is good for it?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I'm male. I have pain on my lower side teeth and a black color on there. If I drink cool water or eat sweets then I f...
that black spot is decay on tooth. . get it filled from dentist soon. . your problem will be solved. ..
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My son is 5+ all his teeth have cavity he is horrified of going to dentist these are milk teeth. Will the new teeth also get affected?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Caries should be treated either filling or capping. Because it will take few years to shed all milk teeth. Caries may cause pain. So it need to be filled. Avoid too much chocolates and sweetened food. Take care of his oral hygiene. Consult a good pedodontist.
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Sir what actually happens in root canal treatment. Do nerve belonging to that teeth should permanently cut down. So as to break the contact of tht teeth with brain?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Sir what actually happens in root canal treatment. Do nerve belonging to that teeth should permanently cut down. So a...
Yes its permanent ly removed n filled wit inert material in any case the nerve removed is already dead
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BDS
Dentist, Surat
Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away: Brushing twice a day removes the tiny left out food particles from the mouth and keeps it fresher and cleaner.
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Sometimes he is bleeding from mouth.What could be reason?

BDS
Dentist,
Bleeding occurs from gums, initially on brushing and later on even spontaneously. It is due to dirty teeth. A simple cleaning will suffice. Pls consult a dentist for cleaning.
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Brushing

BDS, MDS
Dentist,
Brushing
Don't rush, when you brush: For maximum results, brush your teeth for at least 2 to 3 minutes.
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Recently after reading the ECG, Chief Physician asked us to consult a Cardiologist. He advised for taking a Echogram. Doctor said that there is nothing to worry at all about the Heart but the Heart is slightly larger due to the fact that my wife is a BP patient for over 15 years, taking amlopres L regularly. He said BP patients do generally have a slightly bigger heart. My wife is having gum problems as well she is not having arousal and desire. Do you want me to do any specific Test for Heart functioning and if so what are the tests to be carried out. My Wife is 58 years old.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Recently after reading the ECG, Chief Physician asked us to consult a Cardiologist. He advised for taking a Echogram....
Dear lybrateuser, -if the cardiologist has not recommended any further tests then not required -she should do exercise like regular brisk walking for about an hour on most days of the week to reduce her weight -avoid fried, junk food & amount of daily saturated & trans fat in diet, more fruits & vegetables in daily diet -do check for her blood sugar levels as her probems as mentioned by you could be due to high sugar levels or side effect of bp drugs she is taking -also get her checked up by a dentist for her gum problem.
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Hi, my teeth are bright enough from front; however there are some black lines on the back side of the tooth. Please advise as I regularly brush twice a day. But still.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Hi, my teeth  are bright enough from front; however there are some black lines on the back side of the tooth. Please ...
Kindly get scaling and polishing done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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