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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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Every morning I got saliva in my mouth that make my mouth smell so dear sir/mam suggest me how to stop it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Every morning I got saliva in my mouth that make my mouth smell so dear sir/mam suggest me how to stop it.
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too.
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Tips to avoid bad breath. I brush twice with colgate total. But I suffer bad breath. How to avoid this. Pls doctor.

MBBS, MD - Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Gurgaon
Tips to avoid bad breath. I brush twice with colgate total. But I suffer bad breath. How to avoid this. Pls doctor.
Hi lybrate-user Try using mouth wash after every meal .use a tongue cleaner everyday. Keep a cardamom in your mouth after using mouth wash. If you can not use mouthwash rinse your mouth with water and salt. Drink plenty of fluids. Avoid garlic ,onion in breakfast and lunch.
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My gums have swollen on area where there is a little toothache. Swelling is big in that area. What should I do? Should I take antibiotics to reduce bacterial infection to cure swelling.

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Ahmedabad
My gums have swollen on area where there is a little toothache. Swelling is big in that area. What should I do? Shoul...
Swelling may cure with antibiotics, but it will recurr, as the source of infection is still there, better consult a dentist, get an x ray done, and do as advised, start doing salt water gargle in mean time, and do not eat anything hot.
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I have mouth ulcer problems for 3-4 years and have consulted many doctors but it not getting cured. Please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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I am 34 years old I am suffering from gum disease can be called as gingivitis and I had a tooth cleaning too. Now I m feeling better. Is there any chance that my gum disease can be increase? Please show me the remedies. I m using oil pulling method of cleaning my teeth by sesame oil. Is it perfect?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 34 years old I am suffering from gum disease can be called as gingivitis and I had a tooth cleaning too. Now I m...
Professional cleaning for once alone will not control the problem. Maintenance of gums in healthy condition requires you to visit the dentist every 6 months for teeth cleaning. If you fail to do so, there is a chance that it progresses to severe form of gum disease. Home remedies include warm salt water gargling after every meal and proper brushing technique.
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A friend told me that i have bad breath. I do brush in mrg. Then do mouth wash with water after every meal. Still I think I have bad breath. What should I Do?

BDS
Dentist,
First u need to checkup to dentist. And cause is stomach problem like acidity or may cause less quantity of saliva or may b sticky saliva.
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Hello doctor. I have a yellow tooth at front remaining all white. Please suggest how can I make it white.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello doctor. I have a yellow tooth at front remaining all white. Please suggest how can I make it white.
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics.
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I am 35 year female, please suggest complete cure plan for candida east infection ?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
The treatment of oral candidiasis is maintaining good oral hygiene and floconazole application. Home remedies for thrush are aimed at decreasing risk factors for thrush as well as preventing overgrowth of candida yeast. Brush the teeth with a soft toothbrush. Rinse the mouth with a diluted 3% hydrogen peroxide solution. Rinse the mouth with warm saltwater. Avoid mouthwash as it can alter the normal flora of the mouth. Keep dentures clean and see a dentist if they do not fit correctly. Eat unsweetened yogurt while taking antibiotics. Lactobacillus acidophilus supplements may help maintain a healthy balance of candida. Home remedies that may reduce the discomfort of thrush include drinking cold liquids, or eating frozen or ice treats; eating soft, easy-to-swallow foods; drinking from a straw if the patches are painful. Gentian violet (1%) is a natural treatment that sometimes works as treatment for thrush. It is a dye that kills bacteria and fungi, and it is available without a prescription. Talk to a doctor before using gentian violet. Consult a doctor before using this or any supplement.
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BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.

Dr. i am feeling weak in my bony structure and my teeth veery soon became yellowish

BDS
Dentist, Dibrugarh
If you are feeling weakness at your teeth periphery it can be because of several reasons : 1) Deposits around the tooth leading to gum recession and all the way leading to bone loss. 2) some medical history like diabetes also causes bone loss which causes weakening of teeth. your reason seems to be more likely towards deposits around the tooth causing yellowish discolouration of teeth and weakness of teeth. so first of all you should go for oral prophylaxis of teeth
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I am a 29 male I have recently found a gum boil in my upper gums. Is it a sign of cancer. Should I go for a teeth clean. How can I remove blackness from gum.

MDS, BDS, Sedation(Inhalation) Specialist
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am a 29 male I have recently found a gum boil in my upper gums. Is it a sign of cancer. Should I go for a teeth cle...
Hello Mr. Lybrate-user gum boils are not a sign of cancer and proper diagnosis had to be done and professional oral cleaning is recommended at least once a year, your gum pigmentation or blackness can be removed by a well trained periodontist by lasers or surgical procedure.
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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.

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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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
White Spots in mouth leads to ORAL CANCER. CONSULT FOR DENTAL CHECK-UP

Sir/ madam This is about my cousin. He is 7 year old. His mouth is smelling bad, and his teeth colour changes white to yellow progressively. From last 4 month. Sir please suggest me what can I do.

BDS
Dentist, Batala
Sir/ madam
This is about my cousin. He is 7 year old. His mouth is smelling bad, and his teeth colour changes white t...
Hello bad smell in so young age is not a good condition. Yellowish teeth can be the reason behind it but its important to check that the teeth are getting yellower or some yellow deposits are present. Deposits can be cleaned very easily by dentist and smell will be gone after that.
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I have teeth problem. Its bleeding and pain some time And more sensitive. Please give me proper solution.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I have teeth problem.
Its bleeding and pain some time And more sensitive.
Please give me proper solution.
Hello, *take easily digestible diet, avoiding junk food. *homoeo-carre** @ acid nit 30-6 pills, thrice a day. @ merc sol 200- 6 pill, once a day -7 days. @ calendula q-10 drops, with 1/4 cup of water, rinse your mouth twice a day report, wkly.
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FICOG, Training in IVF , MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
Gynaecologist, Delhi
Bathing atleast once a day is essential during menstruation to keep the body clean and avoid odor. Washing your hands before and after going to the bathroom, and after changing your menstrual protection and cleaning your vagina is highly necessary.

I am 18 year old and my tooth is to be root canal so does root canal causes pain and I am scared of injectn so is there any other way to numb the tooth?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 18 year old and my tooth is to be root canal so does root canal causes pain and I am scared of injectn so is the...
No --rct normally done under local anesthesia for no pain and it is not painful go a head and get the treatment done.
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I am suffering from talking problem. Specially some character not outing from my mouth. By some time this words can out easily when I am relax. Basically after my sexual intercourse the many word I could not speak for one or two days. These problems are started before 10 year ago. I could not find the solution till date. I also have dream night fall problem. After night fall the speaking problem rises. Also by eating hot food, basically non veg, spicy food the problem rises. So please sir recommend me to cure my so called problem. I would thank full to you.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am suffering from talking problem. Specially some character not outing from my mouth. By some time this words can o...
It seems you suffer from anxiety n it's precipitated after any sexual encounter just relax keep calm when ever you have such problem pick up a magazine or a book stand in front of a mirror n read out aloud for few minutes repeat procedure you will find your diction becoming normal.
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My teeth is in yellow color and hair is in black to white colour why? Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My teeth is in yellow color and hair is in black to white colour why? Please help me.
There are several causes of tooth discoloration, including: foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables (for example, apples and potatoes) can stain your teeth. Tobacco use. Smoking or chewing tobacco can stain teeth. Poor dental hygiene. Inadequate brushing and flossing. Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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