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Dr. Keerthana

Dentist, Chennai

230 at clinic
Dr. Keerthana Dentist, Chennai
230 at clinic
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Keerthana is a trusted Dentist in Mylapore, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Dr. Keerthana@St.Isabel's Hospital in Mylapore, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Keerthana on Lybrate.com.

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I have a bad breadth problem from my childhood, now my confidence is very low, as I am not as able to speak in public, and after eating anything or by just heaving tea it smells very bad, I have tried all types of toothpaste & toothbrush and even mouth fresheners but it's not working for me, pls anyone who can help me.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
I have a bad breadth problem from my childhood, now my confidence is very low, as I am not as able to speak in public...
Get scaling done n brush your teeth twice a day n use dental floss n mouthwash n do warmsaline rinces 3-4 times a day n scrap your tongue twice day n tel me d status after 5 days.
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MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
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Gums bleeding for last 2 days. Changed my toothbrush also. Suggest me medicine plz.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Gums bleeding for last 2 days. Changed my toothbrush also. Suggest me medicine plz.
Kindly visit dentist nearby. You might have tartar /deposit on your teeth. You will have to get cleaning and polishing done.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Visit a dentist regularly for oral health checkups.

Sir/madam, Im sanjeev 28 years old. I want to know that is it safe teeth cleaning in a dental hospital I heard that enamel may damage sometimes and give me suggestions to clean teeth in a natural way and also suggest me which tooth paste is best one.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir/madam, Im sanjeev 28 years old. I want to know that is it safe teeth cleaning in a dental hospital I heard that e...
Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Changing the toothbrush alone donot keeps your teeth clean. 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. 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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Oral & Dental Tips

BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist, Aligarh
Oral & Dental Tips

The tiny tots must use a toothbrush with a small rounded brush head and soft bristles. It helps in cleaning their milk teeth thoroughly.

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My teeth becomes yellowish suggest me something to get white teeth again naturally.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My teeth becomes yellowish suggest me something to get white teeth again naturally.
Yellowness of teeth might be due to tartar and stains on the teeth surface, which does not go by itself. You need to go for a professional cleaning of teeth that will remove stains and tartar so that they can be white again. Teeth cleaning is a recommended process every six months.
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Severe tooth ache due to cavities I have taken ketorol dt and antibiotic for 2 days but no use pls suggest better medicine with immediate relief.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Severe tooth ache due to cavities I have taken ketorol dt and antibiotic for 2 days but no use pls suggest better med...
if this medicine have failed, better get the teeth rct treated or extracted depending on the extent of decay. apply some clove oil soaked in cotton bud for temporary relief.
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At what age tonsillectomy is required and what are the precautions to be taken after it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
At what age tonsillectomy is required and what are the precautions to be taken after it?
A tonsillectomy is a surgical procedure to remove the tonsils. Tonsils are two small glands located in the back of your throat. Tonsils house white blood cells to help you fight infection, but sometimes the tonsils themselves become infected. Precautions: don't take aspirin or other medications containing aspirin for at least two weeks prior to surgery. Don't eat anything after midnight before the scheduled surgery. Your surgeon should provide you with instructions about eating food and drinking liquids prior to reporting to the hospital. Make arrangements for a ride home. Plan for 10 days to two weeks or more of recovery time. Adults may need more time than children do.
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3 Reasons Why Summer is the Best Time for Kids to Get Braces

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
3 Reasons Why Summer is the Best Time for Kids to Get Braces

Crooked teeth pull down a child's morale in a big way. It not just impacts their chewing and looks, but also makes oral hygiene practices difficult for the child and the parent. Orthodontic treatment, which may involve removing a couple of teeth and realigning the other teeth is very popular to correctly align these teeth.

The entire process of this treatment starting from initial visits to diagnosis to completing treatment to follow-up is a prolonged one. While the time with the dentist is quite significant, the time for the child to adjust to the braces and come to terms with the new 'thing' in their mouth is also quite taxing.

This requirement of time followed by need of adjustment time makes summer the ideal time to get braces for the children. Read on to understand a little more on the same:

  1. Time/Scheduling: The summer holidays gives children enough time to make the numerous visits without having to affect their school routine. The child and the parent have to make numerous visits to the dentist, the initial oral examination, getting radiographs done, moulds done, removal of teeth if required, checking for their healing, getting the braces in place, and follow-up visits for adjustments. In addition, on the child's side, they need sufficient time to heal from the teeth removal, get used to the presence of the metallic braces (in most cases) in their mouth, and get used to the new oral care methods. Another thing to consider also is the proximity of the dental clinic and the availability of the orthodontist. Most clinics schedule the orthodontist visit on one day of the week to cover all cases. Also, most children are in their early or late teens when they go for braces and are therefore in important stages of their academics. Therefore, summer becomes the best time to go for braces without affecting the schedule.
  2. Oral Care: Having braces requires extra care from the child to learn oral hygiene measures. The braces make it easy for food particles to remain on the teeth, increasing chances of decay and gum disease. The child needs to make a conscious effort to keep this clean as developing decay during the treatment complicates the whole scene. Therefore, summer gives the ample time required to get used to the oral care routine.
  3. Safety: Children with braces who are into sports should start using mouth-guards to protect them from injury during contact sports. Again, summer is a time to indulge in sports, and this will give the child adequate time to adjust to the use of mouth-guards.

All these make summer the ideal time to go for orthodontic treatment.

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Is brushing twice a day with fluoride toothpaste will help keep your teeth and mouth healthy?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Is brushing twice a day with fluoride toothpaste will help keep your teeth and mouth healthy?
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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I have some pain in my teeth and sometime bleeding in my teeth. Can you please help me?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have some pain in my teeth and sometime bleeding in my teeth. Can you please help me?
go for scaling and polishing of teeth. use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. maintain proper oral hygiene.
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I can see a layer over the area where my tooth and gum meets. I thought it was some king of gap earlier. But wen I looked it closely I can see that a layer has been eroded. What to do. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
This seems like cervical erosion. Check your brushing techniques. Change your brush every three months and for more help regarding the restoration of the lossed tooth structure have one consultation with the dentist.
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I got black patches on my teeth. Is it safe to bleach them with hydrogen peroxide.

Ayurveda Clinic
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I got black patches on my teeth. Is it safe to bleach them with hydrogen peroxide.
NO! Please do not use Peroxide to whiten you teeth. Teeth Bleaching agents state they have hydrogen peroxide in them but it is somewhat of a different delivery system. Peroxide will clean you mouth but not whiten you teeth. Also, please do not use Bleach to do this either. I have seen it before and it is very dangerous as you could imagine.
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I have a teeth problem. When I can not speak at least 5 minutes, it will gives a bad spell from the mouth.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Asansol
There is sign of gingivitis according to your history. Get oral prophylaxis done by a dentist. Brush twice daily . Use mouthwash and regular dental visits there after that it.
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Sir, This is for the first time I am here! I have a problem of Bad Breath. Please help me in this case. You can imagine how difficult it becomes to live with such kind of a problem. Sir, I work in a School & its so embarrassing to interact with the people face to face. Please tell me how can I overcome with this problem?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
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Hi, I am suffering with mouth ulcer more than 7 days. I can't eat anything. Its burning inside. What I have to do cure as early as possible.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi, I am suffering with mouth ulcer more than 7 days. I can't eat anything. Its burning inside. What I have to do cur...
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. You may need Coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with C. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals & Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Accumulation of plaque and tartar in the teeth leads to gum diseases. But they can be reversed at the initial stage itself, by being treated. accumulated plaque and tartar removed from a dentist.

At some times in the morning when I use to clean my tongue I am getting blood with split . I am very much worried about that .may I konw the reason and what could I do for that.

Diploma in Anesthesia, MBBS
General Physician, Hyderabad
If the blood is not when you cough or vomit or belch and it is seen only in the morning while cleaning the tongue, it is coming from the tongue, so clean the tongue smoothly and softly, you need not worry about it
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I am a 40 years old and I have a tongue infection like having any light spicy food tounge burning tounge also having in black spots from last 1 year.

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
Dear sir, do you have any habit like betel nut chewing or tobacco chewing. What is your mouth opening? try oint lexanox plus by macleods pharmate.
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