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Dr. Khanna

Dentist, Chennai

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Dr. Khanna is a renowned Dentist in Adyar, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Khanna personally at Pinky Dolly Dental Clinic in Adyar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Khanna on Lybrate.com.

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100/6,upstairs,Ams Complex,L B road,Adyar, Landmark:Opp.Marsi Electronics, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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Hello doctor I have problem of mouth ulcer for long time and many times pl suggest me for good medicine

BDS
Dentist, Surat
Consult your dentist may due to tension or vitamins deficiency or local factor are responsible for ulcers.
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Oil Pulling - How it is Beneficial for Oral Health?

M.D. (Ayurved), D.H.M, CHSE
Ayurveda, Jamnagar
Oil Pulling - How it is Beneficial for Oral Health?

Oil pulling includes gargling oil around the mouth like a mouthwash. During oil pull you put a tablespoon of oil in your mouth and then rinse it around for 15 to 20 minutes. The advantage of doing this is, it decreases the measure of unsafe bacteria in the mouth. The microscopic organisms in the mouth create a biofilm on the teeth a thin layer that they use to stick to the surface. This is what we call ‘plaque’.

Having some plaque on your teeth is only normal. Yet, when it gets out of hand, it can bring about a wide range of issues, including bad breath, yellow teeth, gum aggravation, gingivitis and cavities. The way oil pulling works is basic. When you are gargling oil around your mouth, the bacteria get stuck in it and break down in the fluid oil. 

Here is a step-by-step instruction for the procedure:

  1. Add 1 or 2 teaspoons of oil in your mouth. Natural sesame oil is generally used in oil pulling. It is also okay to go with natural coconut oil.
  2. Rinse for around 20 minutes. The oil will get thicker and smooth as it blends with the saliva during this time and it should to be velvety white while releasing. It will be twofold in volume during this time because of the salivation. It can be difficult to gargle for the full 20 minutes, but it is very effective.
  3. Spit the oil into a dustbin in case you have a septic framework. Do not spit into the sink. The oil may thicken and clog the pipes. Try not to swallow the oil as it is ideally full of bacteria, poisons and discharge that are currently not in the mouth. 
  4. Wash well with warm water. Warm water will clean the mouth better. Rinse a couple times with warm water to get any residual oil out of the mouth. A few sources prescribe washing with warm salt water. 
  5. Brush well. Try to brush with a brushing blend to ensure any bacteria that still remains, is killed.

Some of the most common benefits of oil pulling are as follows:

  1. Can reduce harmful bacteria in the mouth: Streptococcus mutans is one of the principle bacteria in the mouth and a key player in plaque development and tooth decay.  
  2. Can reduce plaque and gingivitis: Gingivitis is caused by aggravation of the gums and happens when the immune system begins attacking the microbes in the plaque. 
  3. Can reduce bad breath: Bad breath, also called halitosis, is caused by the scent of chemicals and gasses delivered by the bacteria in the mouth. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult an Ayurveda.
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I live in Europe and I have genuine halitosis. Even after I eat food, my mouth stinks. Everyone close their noses. It is very embarrassing. I can't work and I can't do anything in life. Give me concrete meds found in the European pharmacies. Please help. I have this condition since childhood. Please I have no confidence to talk anymore.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I live in Europe and I have genuine halitosis. Even after I eat food, my mouth stinks. Everyone close their noses. It...
We need to find the cause of halitosis. .it can be because of not drinking enough water, more of spicy diet, acidity problem, chronic sinusitie, diabetes etc. Deposists on teeth, gum infection. First consult dentist to rule out any causes. At home make a routine to clean your tongue, rinse your mouth with non alcohol based mouth wash, drink water, keep yourself hydrated, swish your mouth after every feed.
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Dear doctor from my mouth a very bad smell comes out every time I had done everything to make it well but no any medicine is working there is also irritation in my thought give me some tips.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Dry mouth also can cause bad breath.Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath,You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then.
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One of my tooth is damaged then I fitted cement in my tooth after some days my tooth is leaved the cement. What I should do.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
One of my tooth is damaged then I fitted cement in my tooth after some days my tooth is leaved the cement. What I sho...
It should be filled again and with the great caution not to contaminate the filling with saliva or some external food stuffs in initial setting hours. You can ask your dentist to use rubber dam if not used previously. Sometimes a filling may not stay longer if any plunging tooth is hitting directly over the filling. In that case the filled tooth can be capped to save it from premature dislodgement of filling. Thank you.
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My hair becomes white, less and dandruff more. Bleeding from gums, yellow teeth. What I do?.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
My hair becomes white, less and dandruff more. Bleeding from gums, yellow teeth. What I do?.
Consult a dermatologist for hair problem,and get a scaling done from dentist for bleeding from gums ' problem.
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My teeth gums are changing into black colors due to smoking. As i quit smoking now . How to prevent them?

BDS, MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Chennai
Mostly smoking doesnt cause pigmentation .It usually your own natural pigmentation. To treat and prevent it i advise laser gum de pigmentation procedure. Gives excellent results.
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I have cavity in my teeth so how I can be cured and give me a good advice and there is a muscle tearing in my leg.what to do for these

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have cavity in my teeth so how I can be cured and give me a good advice and there is a muscle tearing in my leg.wha...
•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 suffering from mouth ulcers and I got a pain when I eat food. It's happens with me every month, so give me some suggestions what I should done.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am suffering from mouth ulcers and I got a pain when I eat food. It's happens with me every month, so give me some ...
Mouth ulcers are usually due to either vitamin deficiency or bad digestion. Start taking vitamin supplements. Apply dologel or mucopain ointment on ulcers. Avoid any oilly n spicy foods. Eat more raw vegetables and fruits.
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