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Dr. Kethan

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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
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Dr. Kethan is a popular Dentist in Anna Nagar, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Kethan at White Dental Clinic - Anna Nagar in Anna Nagar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kethan on Lybrate.com.

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What you can do about bad breath?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
What you can do about bad breath?
What you can do about bad breath?


It's easy to improve your breath and keep your teeth and gums healthy at the same time. Try these simple steps to make your mouth feel fresh and clean.

1. Brush and floss more often.

Plaque, the sticky buildup on your teeth, collects bacteria that cause bad breath. Trapped food also adds to the problem.

Brush your teeth at least two times each day, and floss at least once. If you're concerned about your breath, do both a little more often.

Don't overdo things, though. If you brush too hard you can wear down your teeth, making them vulnerable to decay.

2. Rinse your mouth out.

Besides freshening your breath, a mouthwash adds extra protection by getting rid of bacteria. A fresh minty taste can make you feel good. But be sure the mouthwash you choose kills the germs that cause bad breath. Don't just cover up the smell. Rinse daily with a good mouthwash and stop bad breath at its source.

You can also help your breath if you swish your mouth with plain water after you eat. It can get rid of food particles that get stuck in your teeth.

3. Scrape your tongue.

The coating that normally forms on your tongue can be a host for smelly bacteria. To get rid of them, gently brush your tongue with your toothbrush.

If your brush is too big to comfortably reach the back of your tongue, try a scraper" they're designed specifically to apply even pressure across the surface of the tongue area. This removes bacteria, food debris, and dead cells that brushing alone can't take care of.

4. Avoid foods that sour your breath.

Onions and garlic are big offenders. But brushing after you eat them doesn't help.

The substances that cause their bad smells make their way into your bloodstream and travel to your lungs, where you breathe them out.

The best way to stop the problem? don't eat them, or at least avoid them before you go to work or see friends.

5. Kick the tobacco habit.

Besides causing cancer, smoking can damage your gums, stain your teeth, and give you bad breath.

Over-the-counter nicotine patches can help tame the urge. If you need a little help, make an appointment with your doctor to talk about quit-smoking programs or prescription medications that can help you give up tobacco for good.

6. Skip after-dinner mints and chew gum instead.

The bacteria in your mouth love sugar. They use it to make acid. This wears down your teeth and causes bad breath. Chew sugarless gum instead.

Gum stimulates saliva, which is the mouth's natural defense mechanism against plaque acids, which cause tooth decay and bad breath.

7. Keep your gums healthy.

Gum disease causes bad breath. Bacteria gather in pockets at the base of teeth, which creates an odor.

If you have gum disease, your dentist may suggest you see a periodontist, who specializes in treating it.

8. Moisten your mouth.

You can get tooth decay and bad breath if you don't make enough saliva. If your mouth is dry, drink plenty of water during the day.

Chew sugarless gum or suck on sugar-free hard candy. Also try a humidifier at night to moisten the air in your house.

9. See your doctor.

If your bad breath continues despite your best efforts, make an appointment with your doctor. He'll check to see if your problems are related to a medical condition.
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I'm a 21 years old guy, and my milk teeth haven't dropped yet. Should I get them removed and new teeth will come?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I'm a 21 years old guy, and my milk teeth haven't dropped yet. Should I get them removed and new teeth will come?
If you have milk teeth still retained please get them extracted. But permanent teeth are usually mistaken as milk teeth, so get that confirmed by visiting your near by dentist.
1 person found this helpful

Mouth ulcers in a month how many times is normal I mean natural. And any medicines.

BDS
Dentist, Narnaul
Hi. Ulcers frequency varies from person to person. It's normal but do look for the cause. Stress gastrointestinal disorders, any sharp tooth in mouth that is irritating and causing an Ulcer. Apply Dologel ointment 3-4 times a day .Avoid hot spicy hard food items. Take Vitamin C rich fruits.
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Tips for sensitivity

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Tips for sensitivity
There are so many causes which leads to sensitivity.
1-due any reasons if enamel layer get exposed to oral environment lead to sensitivity.
A) faulty brushing technique.
B) increasing age.
C) fracture of tooth due to any reason.
D) caries in tooth.
E) pt anatomic profile like deep bite
F) pt habit like clenching, stress
G) root exposure, gingival recession (gums ka niche aana).

How to remove yellow stains on teeth? I have this shore since I was eight years old. What should I do to remove this bar?

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
How to remove yellow stains on teeth? I have this shore since I was eight years old. What should I do to remove this ...
Coffee, wine, cola or other drinks or smoking can stain teeth.Avoid these. Brushing your teeth after every meal will help to prevent some stains. Some stains are permanent,so whitening of teeth is done in other cases.

Good morning sir. Actually my teeth's are looking like in front of my mouth. I want to wear teeth chain. Is it ok or any another solution is there and how much of it's cost. Please tell me. Thanking you.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Yamunanagar
Good morning sir. Actually my teeth's are looking like in front of my mouth. I want to wear teeth chain. Is it ok or ...
Hi lybrate-user you should get orthodontic treatment done from an orthodontist. Don't get the grinding of your teeth done as many people do that as it is not good for health of teeth.

I am suffering from mouth problems like ulcer, canker soar, Please consult me. A gel or something else. Like homemade remedies.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from mouth problems like ulcer, canker soar, Please consult me. A gel or something else. Like homemade...
Multivitamin tablets and mucapian ointment can be applied. Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment.

Dental Health

Dentist, Dehradun
Dental Health

Saving a fallen tooth can be useful. Try to keep it in place while you seek immediate medical attention. If that is not the case, try wrapping the tooth in a piece of plastic or soaking it into milk and call for immediate dental service.

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