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Dr. Kavitha Malaikannan

Dentist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. Kavitha Malaikannan Dentist, Chennai
100 at clinic
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Kavitha Malaikannan is an experienced Dentist in Velachery, Chennai. She is currently practising at Kavith's Dental Clinic in Velachery, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kavitha Malaikannan on Lybrate.com.

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Sir I have a teeth problem in my mouth my one teeth which is not in right place, that is towards front from all teeth and it also seems danger please help me and someone said me that this teeth will also effect your eyes so what can I do sir ? please suggest me.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Guntur
Sir I have a teeth problem in my mouth my one teeth which is not in right place, that is towards front from all teeth...
Hi. You can always get a cosmetic correction done for the tooth by using braces. Visit your nearest dentist for a proper analysis and treatment of your condition.
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I have chhale' In my mouth. So what can I do?

BDS
Dentist,
Kindly apply orahelp gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Take multivitamins for a month. Also notice that you are not constipated, stressed or having lack of sleep, having acidity problem as these are few of the reasons for ulcers. Avoid hot and spicy food as this may irritate the ulcers. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Recently I got a CT scan done because of a minor accident. Well everything is normal. But it says I have something called mucosal disease. What is it? Do I have to worry? Please advice. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Kharagpur
Recently I got a CT scan done because of a minor accident. Well everything is normal. But it says I have something ca...
She mucosal disease is of many kind and due to many reason. Some of the main reason is poor oral hygiene. So maintain your oral hygiene and consult a periodontics they deal with mucosal problems.
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Hello mam I am having a toothache and becz of that you always feel so much of problem?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello mam I am having a toothache and becz of that you always feel so much of problem?
The type of treatment you have for toothache will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Brushing baking soda on your teeth twice a month can remove the stains of coffee or red wine and give you your pearly white teeth back.
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I have tooth ache what can I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
I have tooth ache what can I do?
You need to go for investigation to be diagnosed. Pain can be because of cavity, gum problem and any abcess. Get an x-ray done. For temporary relief from pain you can take ketorol dt 2 tabs dissolved in half cup of water.
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My cheek has swollen for 2 days what should I do?

My cheek has swollen for 2 days what should I do?
swelling of the face can be caused due a variety of caused. One of the causes of swelling in the cheek could be due to a tooth or gum infection, these conditions requires immediate intervention treatment provided by the dentist.
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I have just done with my wisdom tooth extraction third molar upper left side, it was a surgery extraction. What would be the advises post surgery? Thank you in advance 😀

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Homeopath, Faridabad
I have just done with my wisdom tooth extraction third molar upper left side, it was a surgery extraction. What would...
Hi, do consult your dentist who performed surgery, but general instructions are as follows: the following will help speed recovery: take painkillers as prescribed by your dentist or oral surgeon. Apply an ice or cold pack to the outside of your mouth to help relieve pain and swelling. After 24 hours, rinse your mouth gently with warm salt water several times a day to reduce swelling and relieve pain. Make your own salt water by mixing 1 tsp (5 g) of salt in a medium-sized glass [8 fl oz (240 ml)] of warm water. Change gauze pads before they become soaked with blood. Relax after surgery. Physical activity may increase bleeding. Avoid smoking. Eat soft foods, such as gelatin, pudding, or a thin soup. Gradually add solid foods to your diet as healing progresses. Do not lie flat. This may prolong bleeding. Prop up your head with pillows. Avoid rubbing the area with your tongue. Do not use sucking motions, such as when using a straw to drink. Continue to carefully brush your teeth and tongue.
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Hello Dr. I am suffering from gingivitis so kindly suggest me that which toothpaste should I use to clean up my teeth and germs. Thank you.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello Dr. I am suffering from gingivitis so kindly suggest me that which toothpaste should I use to clean up my teeth...
All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.
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Hello, I am 25 years old and I remain have my canine baby tooth, does it harmful to keep? what to do?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
We need to check for da permanent canine (xray) and about the vitality of tht baby teeth depending on that we need to plan the treatment.
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Hi, I am 26 years old. For past a week I have a white line on inner part of my chick. I mean when I open my mouth I notice this white line on side walls. I feel soreness in mouth whole day. I used to smoke which I quit for a week from now when I noticed this thinking of chances of oral cancer. I had a white path on my lip which disappeared after a week but the soreness and this white line on chick is not disappearing. What can be cause. Please guide. Should I see a dentist or a physician? please give any remedies if possible or I will visit a doctor this weekend.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Dear patient many times this white line is due to sharp teeth present in your mouth and these are normal phenomenon but there can be other reasons too. So I will suggest you to kindly send me a picture of your mouth so that I can understand your condition more accurately. Stop smoking habit. And you will be fine.
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DICOI, International College of Continuing Dental Education (FICCDE), Certified Implantologist, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Hisar
Tongue cleaning is as important as brushing and flossing. Use of a proper tongue scraper every morning will remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath.
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Sir, I am 44 years old female, and I am suffering from bad toothache pain from two years so what should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reason for toothache like worn down enamel, tooth decay, gum issue. I would advice you to get consultation or check-up with a dentist to know the exact cause and solution.
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While brushing blood is coming. What is the reason for that?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
While brushing blood is coming. What is the reason for that?
Swollen gums and vitamin deficiency, so change your brush to soft one and visist a dentist for proper cleaning and start any multivitamin tablet for 2 months.
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I am male 31yrs. I have bleeding gums and they frequently bleed. One time I had fever and was given antibiotics. Surprisingly my bleeding stopped during that time. But now it has started again. Can you please suggest me any antibiotic toothpaste or mouthwash which can be purchased in INDIA. Betadine doesn't solve the issue. Thanks.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
I am male 31yrs. I have bleeding gums and they frequently bleed. One time I had fever and was given antibiotics. Surp...
Its all due to gum infection. Please get your teeth cleaned by a dentist and then your problem will be solved.
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I have sugar fast 200 posts 270, I am suffering from toothache, I consulted doctor, Dr. Said after sugar control he will remove teeth what to do suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have sugar fast 200 posts 270, I am suffering from toothache, I consulted doctor, Dr. Said after sugar control he w...
Root canal axis opening can be done to get instantaneous relief from pain, if the tooth is firm with enough tooth structure. High blood sugar levels has got nothing to do with root canal treatment procedures. However it matters for extraction of root stumps. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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What You Must Know Before You Get ROOT CANAL Treatment

Certified Implantologist, Aesthetic , BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
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What you must know before you get root canal treatment

Root canal treatment also known as endodontics is performed to treat and heal an infected or badly damaged tooth rather than removing it. When your teeth start decaying, you do not feel any pain for a very long time. However, gradually the darkening of your tooth color may become prominent which could mean that the tooth nerve is dying or has died. That's the time you will need root canal treatment which involves cleaning of the canals inside the roots of your tooth.

Why you may need the root canal treatment

Teeth consist of a soft core known as dental pulp. This pulp goes beyond the crown and the noticeable part of your tooth to the root tip inside your jawbone. The pulp contains blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissue. So when your tooth is damaged or has a severe cavity, bacteria can easily make their way through the pulp. Symptoms and signs of a sore tooth include a hole in your tooth, a swelling around the regions of your face and neck, gum swelling, tooth pain or a toothache and temperature sensitivity. If it is left untreated, the decaying material and bacteria can cause a tooth abscess or severe infection, resulting in a bone loss, pulp death and even loss of the tooth itself. The root canal treatment is the best way to save the damaged teeth and escaping the painful process of extraction.

What does the treatment involve?

The purpose of the treatment is to free your root canal from every possible infection. The root is then cleaned and filled to avoid any further infection.

Root canal treatment is a skilled procedure which is time-consuming and usually requires from 2-3 visits to your dentist.

In the initial stage, the infected pulp is isolated to drain out abscesses (if any), followed by the cleaning of your root canal which is then prepared for a temporary filling.

Your tooth is then left to settle down.

In the next visit, your tooth is checked to see whether it’s free from all forms of infection so that it can be permanently filled.

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Hello, I am 34 y old male and I have a dry mouth for last 4 months. When I drink water after 30 minute I need to water. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Keep sipping water, fresh fruit juices, lemonade, ginger ale and buttermilk, coconut water throughout the day. Avoid soda and other carbonated drinks, avoid alcohol and tobacco in any form. Brush your teeth regularly with flouride tooth paste, use mouth washes regularly and floss your teeth regularly. Visit your local dentist once in 3 months and check for cavities.
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I am 22 years old male with tooth cavity on extreme left side (upper one and at same location down). There is no any toothache and the only problem I have is sticking of food particles. What can I do as a solution. I have having cavity problems from my childhood.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 22 years old male with tooth cavity on extreme left side (upper one and at same location down). There is no any ...
•If your cavity in the tooth is caused by decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection.
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I am a 26 year old female. I am suffering from mouth pain and doctor says its case of mouth infection and give me some tablet 1. pantoprazole 2. Azithromycin and wokadine sore throat gargle But no relief. Please help me sir.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am a 26 year old female. I am suffering from mouth pain and doctor says its case of mouth infection and give me som...
Need some more information. Can you see any redness in the mouth. If its because of throat or oral ulcers or wisdom tooth infection.
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