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Dr. Kethan

Dentist, Chennai

200 at clinic
Dr. Kethan Dentist, Chennai
200 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. 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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I am 58 years old, I am suffering from the disease of decaying of Gums, some times blood also seen during brushing of teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 58 years old, I am suffering from the disease of decaying of Gums, some times blood also seen during brushing of...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. 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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My teeth are yellow in colour from child. And teeth are not straight. Please suggest me some medicine or treatment for permanent good result.

BDS, Certified endodontics
Dentist, Guwahati
My teeth are yellow in colour from child. And teeth are not straight. Please suggest me some medicine or treatment fo...
You can either go for orthodontic treatment and bleaching or you can go for jacket crowns for your tooth.
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The back right side of my gum has swollen and the problem persists from 3 weeks, I used listrine to get rid of it but it didnt work at all. The gum is on the backside of teeth and whenever I chew something from that side it pains. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Ujjain
The back right side of my gum has swollen and the problem persists from 3 weeks, I used listrine to get rid of it but...
The swelling may be because of various reasons. May be your wisdom tooth is erupting. Better to hv an xray done. Till then do warm saline rinses.
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How to Ease the Pain of Mouth(oral ) Thrush ?

BDS
Dentist,
Hi, use candid mouth paint on the tongue and avoid milk products and take flucon one tab a week for three weeks total only 3 tabs for 3 weeks.
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Guide for Oral Hygiene, Maintenance and Periodontal Health

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Guide for Oral Hygiene, Maintenance and Periodontal Health

While we all dream of a white set of pearly teeth that can be flashed off when we smile, in reality, there are lot of oral problems that do not allow you to do so. There could be stains on the teeth, swollen or bleeding gums, bad breath and the list goes on. All of these can be easily managed by following some regular oral hygiene practices. While most people do not realize, the gums hold the teeth in place and are very essential for overall dental and oral health.

  1. Brushing: A much despised activity, this is one habit that should start early in life and continued through life. The benefits of good brushing, practiced at least twice a day, cannot be underestimated. While it is advisable to brush with each meal that was soft and sticky, it may seem impractical. An alternate is to rinse off with each meal thoroughly to prevent sticking of foods to the teeth. Twice a day brushing is mandatory. Check with your doctor on the correct technique, to avoid damage to tooth structure.
  2. Rinses: Each meal should be followed by a thorough rinse to clear the tooth surfaces of foods that may stick to it and continue to cause damage. Where possible, an antibacterial mouth rinse should be used. If not, plain water is a good substitute.
  3. Flossing: While brushing takes care of the tooth surfaces, there are surfaces between the teeth which escape cleaning via brushing. Flossing is advisable for these areas and should be done at least once daily.
  4. Gum massage: After each brushing session, do a plain finger massage that will help in improving blood circulation and improve the health of gums.
  5. Fluoride: If you know that you are highly prone to caries, then using fluoridated toothpastes or fluoride pastes should be a good option to reduce incidence of caries.
  6. Scaling: A professional cleaning at a dental clinic at least once in 6 months is a must. This will help identify any early decay and also remove dirt and plaque from the tooth, leaving it healthy and free of infection.

The gums, as noted earlier, are extremely important to keep the teeth in place. Weakened gum health as indicated by swelling, bleeding, or redness should be immediately checked by a dentist and treated. The health of the periodontal fibers helps hold the teeth firmly in place. Damaged fibers can also lead to tooth mobility and eventual tooth loss. So, when gum disease is suspected, it is always advisable to visit a dentist and get them checked and cleaned if necessary.

These are some oral health practices which must be started early in life and followed religiously to get rich dividends. 

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suffering from Leukoplakia .please help

MDS Endodontist
Dentist,
Please u need to show it clinically and i need to confirm whether is it leukoplakia then only it is possible for me to prescribe u any medication.Biopsy is mandatory.
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Hi, am 36, sugar patient with thyroid. Taking 100 MCG. My problem is for past few days i am having dry throat and mouth. Constant thirst is there, my mouth is also producing bad smell. This is for the first time am facing such a problem. Please help!

MS - ENT
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Gandhinagar
Hi, am 36, sugar patient with thyroid. Taking 100 MCG. My problem is for past few days i am having dry throat and mou...
You may try owet solution spray in mouth when you get dry throat. Also get your t3 t4 tsh again checked and adujust the dose if required.
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I have been suffered from toothache it is paining most due to new incoming teeth I thought it will be OK BT not what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Noida
I have been suffered from toothache it is paining most due to new incoming teeth I thought it will be OK BT not what ...
Erupting wisdom teeth usually cause information & pain. Once they fully erupt they seldom cause any issues. It is still advisable to get a thorough check up done as the dentist can prescribe antiinflammatories & gels for immediate relief from your pain. Good luck.
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What to do if teeth are often getting yellow even though I am brushing everyday? Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
What to do if teeth are often getting yellow even though I am brushing everyday? Please help.
If your brushing everyday still your teeth are yellow means your brushing is not proper. Use proper brushing technique.
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I had injure on inner side of my lip from past 4 days what should I do to reduce it.

DNB, MDS Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
If it is an injury due to a fall, lip biting, or a sharp object, apply an anesthetic/antiseptic oral gel over the injury, avoid very spicy and hot food. It will slowly heal.
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My tooth gum is swelling from last 3days sir what is the solution for this it's painful that I cannot eat food easily.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My tooth gum is swelling from last 3days sir what is the solution for this it's painful that I cannot eat food easily.
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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I am 42 years old my teeth is very bad condition crak&disorders.what can I do

BDS
Dentist,
You should visit to a dentist..they will take full mouth xray...if teeth are cracked then too canal and cap is required...if it is decayed fillings can b done...if calculus and stains are there u need to go for cleaning...
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I am getting too many problems in my everyday life. My teeth is getting yellow day by day. I tried different toothpastes and some medicine too. But nothing happens. Tell me what I will do now? Please help me!

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am getting too many problems in my everyday life. My teeth is getting yellow day by day. I tried different toothpas...
everyone doesn't have pearl white teeth. your teeth color matches your skin colour. you can go for scaling and polishing followed by bleaching for more whiter teeth. avoid harsh brushing. it will make your teeth look more yellow by eroding the whiter enamel n expound the yellower dentin.
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I have discoloration of teeth and teeth looking very ugly but I am doing continue brush and using suitable toothpaste for my teeth. What is the reason behind it?

BDS
Dentist, Fatehgarh Churian
I have discoloration of teeth and teeth looking very ugly but I am doing continue brush and using suitable toothpaste...
Lybrate-user main reason behind discoloration is water then comes our diet. Keep low on junk n cokes to avoid stains.
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I have pain in my mouth. What should i do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I have pain in my mouth. What should i do?
We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. 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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Use seasonal vegetables of different colours

Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
Use seasonal vegetables of different colours
Oral Cancer (most commonly squamous cell carcinoma) is most common type of Cancer in India.
Common causes include -
1. Use of all forms of tobacco (gutkha, khaini, bidi, cigarette, paan etc.)
2. Irritating or sharp edged dentures or teeth causing chronic non healing ulcers
3. Poor oral hygiene
4. Some hereditary conditions (example - Plummer Vinson Syndrome)

It starts as change in color of oral mucosa or non healing chronic ulcer which grows with time. It may or may not bleed on touch. Pain may be or may not present
Another form of oral cancer which resembles cauliflower is known as verrucous carcinoma.

Prevention of cancer includes -
1. Quitting all kind of habits including tobacco
2. Regular dental and oral checkups
3. Maintainance of good oral hygiene,
4. Rounding or removal of ill fitting dentures or prostheses.
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There are many advertisements of many toothpaste shows daily on television but in actual which is the more beneficial toothpaste to kill the germs?

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
There are many advertisements of many toothpaste shows daily on television but in actual which is the more beneficial...
Toothpaste shuld be used under dentist guidance not by add. So please get your oral health evaluated for better reasons.
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Sir my age is 22 years now, near about from ten years, continues problem for cavity in my teeth, Please tell me How to reduce problem now?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Kindly get the cavities filled before they become deep and painful. Avoid having sticky food and sweets before going to bed. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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My teeth appear so yellowish. Even brushing of my teeth looks yellow. How can it will be remove nd make it whitish.

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My teeth appear so yellowish. Even brushing of my teeth looks yellow. How can it will be remove nd make it whitish.
Bleaching: teeth bleaching is the cosmetic proceedure to brighten your teeth. There are many ways of getting this proceedure from a registered dentist. Most commonly practised are, 1) office bleach: where the bleachant is applied on your teeth and we get results immediately within a span of 30-45 mins adv: quick results disadvantage: results don't last long (8-12 months) 2) home bleach: where the dentist makes a tray of your fitting and the bleachant is given to you and also demonstrated the application proceedure. You apply this for a period of 7 days and gradually you see your teeth brightens up. Adv: longer lasting results 1.5 to 2 years disadvantage: time consuming 3) combination bleach (office and home): office bleach performed as above mentioned and also home bleach performed as mentioned above adv: longest results > 3 yrs disadvantage: expensive all the above mentioned results last if the diet contains less of colouring substances and with approved products of bleachant. Please do not buy for online products and self prescribe it as it can have severe damaging effects on the teeth. Consult your dentist for expert opinion and for the best bleachant to be used. I hope I clarified your doubt if not revert back to me.
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