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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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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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Dental Treatment for Cancer Patients

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Dental Treatment for Cancer Patients
1) Periodontal treatment and extraction of unrestorable teeth should be performed before transplantation

2) Oral hygiene techniques, including tooth brushing, flossing, diet modification, use of antimicrobial mouth rinses and topical fluorides are initiated, reviewed, and used by all patients.

3) Patients with poor dental status who have demonstrated little interest or ability to improve their oral hygiene must be advised to have their teeth extracted and dentures made.

4) Retained roots and fully impacted teeth without clinical or radiological symptoms are left in place. Implants with a probing depth greater than 7 mm must be explanted.

5) A significant correlation between dental foci and the incidence of Acute GVHD was found although this was also recorded in patients who underwent dental treatment.

(As per a. B. Melkos et al published in journal of Clinical Oral Invest (2003))
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Sir, I have undergone Flap Surgery. One teeth broken above surgery portion. Half of the teeth is there. Nowadays there is pain in the teeth extreme right above. Whom I have to consult and what is the treatment.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
Consult a dentist, get a xray done. You might be required to get root canal treatment done or extraction of teeth can be a option if it is badly decayed or broken.
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I have spot on my teeth it is not going so I think for scaling is it any harmful effect or side effect please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have spot on my teeth it is not going so I think for scaling is it any harmful effect or side effect please help me.
Scaling does not cause harm. It has transformed the teeth of many people who were in need of it and their teeth and gums became much healthier as all the accumulated dirt was removed which cannot be done by just brushing. So if the spot on your teeth can be removed by scaling and if the dentist you visit suggests that you need it you can go for it without any fear. If your teeth have deposits it will definitely make them better and healthier. If you also maintain oral hygiene well after a scaling its effects will be much better.
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My teeth becomes yellow when I eat something. I have gap in teeth. What I do.

CERTIFIED ORAL IMPLANTOLOGIST, NON-RESIDENT J.R. IN DEPTT. OF ORTHODONTICS, BDS
Dentist,
My teeth becomes yellow when I eat something. I have gap in teeth. What I do.
Teeth become yellow after staining from oil and turmeric content of food. You can't avoid staining but you can minimize it by regular rinses after meals.
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MDS
Dentist, Nashik
The retainers should be worn at all times until the doctor instructs otherwise.
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I am kuldeep, aged 23 yrs. I have piarrohea in my gums. I want a special treatment for this to overcome this disease always.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am kuldeep, aged 23 yrs. I have piarrohea in my gums. I want a special treatment for this to overcome this disease ...
Homoeopathic medicine---------------- echenesia 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 2 drops in 1 spoon fresh water 3 times daily------------------- b. C.-18 (dr reckeweg) chew 4 tabs every 4 hrly ------------------------- hekla lavatooth powder (wheezal) scrub teeth daily night-------------------------- tooth paste in morning with any tooth paste of your choice---------------------------- report after 1 months--------------------- take following precautions for your teeth------------------ 1. Drinks: coffee and red wine cause major damage to teeth. But other drinks with high acidity, such as soda, juices and even sports drinks can cause damage staining on the teeth because of its tannins and acidic nature wear away at the tooth enamel. These acidic drinks lowers the ph of teeth below 6 thus causing corrosive wear and tear of teeths. 2. Certain foods: all sweets, candies, popscicles, damage teeth due to its high sugar content. So avoid them as much as you can and if you eat do not forget to rinse your mouth with water immediately after finishing it--------------------------------------- 3. Every time you take meals or eat something make sure to rinse your mouth with water and with homoeopathic rinseout gargles (sbl) after every meals---------------------------------- 4. Use any brand paste for brushing teeth in morning but never forget to scrub teeth with hekla lavatooth powder (wheezal) at night just before sleep.------------------------------------- 5. If possible start a habit of chewing neem stick (datuun) in the morning as it not anly scrubs our teeth but its juice acts as a good antiseptic and antibiotic to destroy the harmful bacterias stuck in out teeth cavities and inbetween teeth.
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I am 28 years old I am suffering from mouth ulcer twice monthly what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
There are many reasons for ulcers for ex:- stress ulcer, drug allergy, systemic disease, multi-vitamin deficiency, stomach upset etc. I suggest you visit a dentist to find the etiology of ulcer for proper treatment.
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Sir I am suffering from the pieria since 2 years and smelling is produce from my mouth what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Kharagpur
Sir I am suffering from the pieria since 2 years and smelling is produce from my mouth what should I do.
Lybrate-user go for oral prophylaxis every 6th month interval. Its very necessary. Warm saline mouthbath 5-6 times/day. Chlorhexidine mouthwash 2-3 times/day. Brush properly twice daily.
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B.D.S
Dentist, Gurgaon
Taking kids to the dentist is necessary to keep their teeth healthy and promote excellent oral hygiene habits. But from a child's point of view, a trip to the dentist can be a scary event -- lying on a chair in an unfamiliar room filled with unfamiliar noises and objects, all while a stranger is poking cold, metallic, and unusual instruments in his mouth. Plus, as your child's teeth continue to fall out and grow, he may take at least 10 trips to the dentist before starting kindergarten. To help ease future visits for your child (and for the dentist!), follow these steps so that he will feel comfortable and more relaxed.

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I am 20 years old and I have hole in my teeth what should I do?

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist,
Just like holes on the road can damage your vehicle. Holes in the teeth can damage your health. Do not wait for pain! get the hole filled soon.
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I am 20 years old, couple of years ago I started noticing I have smaller jaw and my teeth are protruding. Do I need to have a jaw surgery with braces or later will do the work.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I am 20 years old, couple of years ago I started noticing I have smaller jaw and my teeth are protruding. Do I need t...
Hello, you need to consult to an Orthodontist. it needs to be checked clinically for better treatment planning.
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I got teeth sensitivity during the drinking the water around 2 months. I have already use sensodyne tooth pase, Surya dant manjan etc. but not get any relief so kindly provide suggestion.

BDS, pg certification in aesthetic dentistry
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dea, There are many reasons for someone to develop sensitivity. 1. if you have tooth decay/ cavities in your mouth 2. developing tooth decay near the gum line. Since you see no decay on top of the tooth, you might not be aware a cavity exists, but it can create tiny holes near the gum in front or the back of the tooth. 3.Highly acidic foods can also give you tooth sensitivity. If you eat a lot of citrus fruits, tomatoes and other foods with high acid content, they could be wearing away at the enamel of your teeth, causing sensitivity to the dentin. In such cases no tooth paste/ mouthwash works. So, first get your oral health check up done which is advisable after every 6 months. If you have cavities get it filled. Continue to follow a good brushing and flossing routine to maintain the good health of your teeth. Use a soft bristle brush and brush gently Thank you!! Regards For further enquires or t/t email us cosmodontist@gmail.com Keep smiling;)
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Sir, I am 49 years old male facing problem with my teeth sensitivity it's very painful when using cold water or cold drink, and it's very high headache during I chewing food, please advise.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Sir, I am 49 years old male facing problem with my teeth sensitivity it's very painful when using cold water or cold ...
Hello lybrate-user. Sensitivity may be due to wear off in your teeth, hard brushing technique, grinding of your teeth during nights, dental fluorosis and many other factors. See a dentist as soon as possible and do the needful.
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My teeth is come front side & long side please solve problem.

Treatment is available to correct the position of your teeth. You must go for the orthodontic treatment.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Have coffee - spoil your teeth, have tea - keep them healthy! Tea consists of heavy amounts of flouride and flavonoids which keep the gums and teeth healthy and prevent harmful bacteria from sticking to the teeth.
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Dental Care

BDS
Dentist, Guna

Chewing food from the affected side should be avoided.

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Sir I am facing blood problem to my teeth. So what should I do to prevent my teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Sir I am facing blood problem to my teeth. So what should I do to prevent my teeth.
Few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water to keep the area clean. - avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums.
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I feel pain in teeth when I eat something cold or hot. I always use Colgate but my teeth colour is not white. It has different colour like mily.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I feel pain in teeth when I eat something cold or hot. I always use Colgate but my teeth colour is not white. It has ...
Pain in teeth while eating hot or cold food is indication of sensitivity. You can use sensitivity toothpaste. Normal healthy teeth need not be pearly white. A slightly milky colour is quiet common. Still if you want to lighten you teeth colour you can go for bleaching.
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BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Taking a good meal before the rtc is advised as the process can take as long as three hours in some cases.
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