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Dr. Kavitha

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Kavitha Dentist, Chennai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. Kavitha is a trusted Dentist in Nanganallur, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Kavitha personally at Margaret Sidney Hospital in Nanganallur, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kavitha on Lybrate.com.

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My teeth is bleeding at the time in brushing. What to do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
My teeth is bleeding at the time in brushing. What to do?
Hi bleeding during brushing is the sign of gum disease known as gingivitis with plaque deposition. Get it removed by scaling. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash. You can use crest toothpaste to control the plaque.
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I always have some pain in my gums while brushing, sometimes they are bleeding, it is not frequent, I brush my teeth twice a day, please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I always have some pain in my gums while brushing, sometimes they are bleeding, it is not frequent, I brush my teeth ...
Due to food deposit onto tooth surfaces and into the gingiva, gingiva gradually got infection and becomes swollen and inflamed, results in bleeding of gums. First of all undergo scaling (cleaning of teeth) by a dentist - use proper brushing technique. - brush twice a day which is most important (at night specifically just before sleep and avoid any food or liquid except water when you finish your brush at night) - after each meal (i. E breakfast, lunch, dinner and any time when you take snacks) rub your finger on all tooth surfaces inside and outside and than do forcefull gargles 2-3 times.
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Iam suffering dental problem such as dental pain and mouth smell. What was the solution?

BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Iam suffering dental problem such as dental pain and mouth smell. What was the solution?
You need to visit a dentist and get your teeth cleaned if required x-ray would be required spefucally if it's specific to a certain area.
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I have too much cavity in my back side tooth, give me a solution?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
I have too much cavity in my back side tooth, give me a solution?
You have to fill it by the dntist be fore it lead a pain and rct so batter to get it fill by the dentist.
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BDS
Dentist, Guna
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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“Look, Mom! I Have a Loose Tooth!

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
“Look, Mom! I Have a Loose Tooth!
It’s a pretty special moment when your child runs to you for the first time and tells you their tooth is loose. For a child, loose teeth means that they’ll be a big kid soon. For parents, it means their little one is growing up fast…maybe a little too fast. So what should you do when your child comes to you with the exciting news? Here are the things every parent should know about losing that first tooth.

When do kids start losing their baby teeth?
Children will lose their first tooth around age 6. They’ll continue to lose 3–4 teeth per year until they have lost all 20 of their baby teeth by about age 12.

Which teeth fall out first?
Baby teeth usually fall out in the order they came in. The front bottom teeth are often the first to go. The last teeth to fall out are usually the big molars in the back of the mouth.

Does losing a tooth hurt?
Losing a tooth shouldn’t hurt very much. If it is very painful, it probably means that your child is trying to pull a tooth that’s not quite ready to come out. If the pain gets bad, you can put an over-the-counter, pain-relieving gel on the gum surrounding the tooth. Make sure it’s for children, and don’t use it too much or too often.

Should I pull a loose tooth?
The short answer is no. It can tear the gum tissue around the tooth and cause injury. Allow your child to gently wiggle their tooth. But tell them they should let a tooth fall out on its own.

What happens if my child swallows their tooth?
Nothing, really. Accidentally swallowing a tooth isn’t a big deal. It will simply pass through the body.

Will there be a lot of blood when my child loses their tooth?
There shouldn’t be very much blood at all. When there is a lot of blood, it is usually caused by forcing a tooth out before it is ready. To stop bleeding, have your child bite down on gauze, cotton ball or a clean cloth until the bleeding slows.

When do permanent teeth start to grow in?
Usually it takes a few weeks for the permanent tooth to begin to poke through. It will take a few months more for the tooth to fully grow in.

What to do when i see a permanent tooth erupting before the baby tooth has fallen out?
You need to visit your dentist and get a examination done for your child. In some cases it may be advisable to remove the baby tooth to make way for the permanent one.
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My friend often gets ulcers in the mouth with swelling of lios and gums. This happens repeatedly. She has tried many homeopathic medications, although it gets fine in a few days after taking the homeopathic medicine, it has never been cured permanently! Can anybody suggest sonething for her?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Hapur
Ask her to avoid taking very hot beverages and spicy food cause may be this may be the cause of mucosal thinning and ask her to take one tablet of vitamin c 500 mg chew able tablet for 20 days as it will help increase repairing and one becosule capsule every night for 15 days. Her problem will resolve and even ask her to get her endoscopy of stomach to rule out any occurrence of peptic ulcer.
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My teeath has cavities Dr told to go for root canal treatment I am 53 years old Please give your opinion and also give suitable medicines for pain relief without undergoing root canal treatment,

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Root canal treatment is to save your teeth if you not Willing to remove your teeth and replace it don't keep decayed teeth untreated
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MDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Taking care of ur teeth not only helps preserve ur full set of teeth for good luks n better chewing of food thus improved digestion n less stomach probs.
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I have very sensitive teeth. Visited a dentist and did filling as well but it again seems to be sensitive now. What should i do?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have very sensitive teeth. Visited a dentist and did filling as well but it again seems to be sensitive now. What s...
Teeth sensitivity is a result of loss of outer most layer (enamel) of teeth. That can be due to: - tooth grinding - acidic beverages (such as soda) that cause enamel erosion and dentin exposure. - brushing with a very abrasive toothpaste, brushing incorrectly and/or brushing more than three times a day could result in a loss of enamel. - a chipped or fractured tooth may expose the dentin. Here are few steps to avoid sensitivity of teeth: - practice good oral hygiene. - use a sensitivity toothpaste like sensodyne. - don't brush too hard. - use a softer toothbrush. - take care while consuming acidic foods. - use fluoridated dental products. - avoid grinding your teeth. - see your dentist regularly for professional tooth cleaning, dental care recommendations and advice on treating your sensitive teeth.
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Im having tooth pain in my top left extreme tooth. Its a wisdom tooth emerging. Also there is infection i think. How to reduce pain until it comes out?

BDS
Dentist, Bharuch
Clinical examination of wisdom tooth and xray some times help to evaluate the position of the wisdom tooth. Most of the time wisdom tooth is removed as it will not in proper position and some times if there is chances that that tooth may come in position and can function then some other treatment plan rather than removal is preferable
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gum disease,treatment and precautions

BDS
Dentist, Jalgaon
gum disease,treatment and precautions
Gums in normal state are pink in colour are firm. The first stage of gum infection is usally indicated by gum bleeding in later stage one may notice reddness in colour swollen gums some may also notice bad odour and bitter taste. The priniple cause of gum disease is poor oral hygiene. Presence of tarter calculus or plaque which usually occurs due to improper brushing. Gum diseases are usaually painless in initail stagegs so people tend to overlook problems like bleeding gums and swollen gums. The frist line of treatment is scaling and polishing. Thats is cleaning of teeth and removal of plaque tarter. Some medication topical ointments and use of mouthwash may also be required.
As we say precaution is better than cure so for healthy gums
-practise good oral hygiene
-brush twice daily
-use warm water for gargles
-use a good quality soft toothbrush
-change your brush every 3-4 months
-garlge with warm water after every meal
-avoid junk and sticky food
-visit your dentist every six months.
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Sar mere tooth me problem hai.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
Sar mere tooth me problem hai.
You need to consult an orthodontist. He will suggest you braces for proper alignment. Braces take time but give good and satisfying results.
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Dentist,
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I have pain on my teeth since 1 week. I cant eat anything except liquid things. please help me soon.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have pain on my teeth since 1 week. I cant eat anything except liquid things. please help me soon.
You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Jammu
You can exercise for healthier gums as well. Gently bite down so as to make sure that your teeth make a clinking sound when they meet. Repeat this 30 to 40 times continously. This exercise will stimulate the flow of blood and will keep your gums healthy.
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I want to fix new teeth.what should I do?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
Hi. First off all need to see the bone and current condition of remain teeth. There are many new advance options are available. A proper treatment planning is the key of success. Send me your clinical picture taken by mobile cam where you want new teeth. And I would advice you further.
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I have my tooth decayed to the gum line. What should I do and how much it costs to replace total tooth.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I have my tooth decayed to the gum line. What should I do and how much it costs to replace total tooth.
The tooth has decayed completely. It will go for extraction if tooth structure is not left. Exrtraction will costs you starting from 500 to 700 replacing the lost tooth how is a big decision for you. There r many ways of doing it. Either the removable plate or the fixed bridge that takes support from the adjacent tooth or implant removable can cost you around 1500 bridge costing varies starting from 6000 to 10000 implant starts from 18000 to 25000 or 35000 depending on the brand.
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my gum in right side have pain a new tooth seems to appear

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
hi...If you having pain first time then take antibiotic and be relaxed...its merely because of normal eruption phase but in case you have past history of pain in same area then get xray done n check the reality of teeth eruption. ..
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Mouth ulcer frequently coming

BDS
Dentist,
Take vitamin b complex n lupizyme capsule daily.If your ulcers have pain also then apply mucopain gel.
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