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Dr. Kirthana Rao

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

9 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
Dr. Kirthana Rao BDS Dentist, Chennai
9 Years Experience  ·  150 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. Kirthana Rao is a renowned Dentist in Mylapore, Chennai. She has been a successful Dentist for the last 9 years. She studied and completed BDS . You can meet Dr. Kirthana Rao personally at St.Isabel's Hospital in Mylapore, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Kirthana Rao on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Meenakshi Ammal Dental College Hospital, - 2008
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English
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Indian Dental Association

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Sir, Whenever i finish swimming my teeth becames very sensetive. I cannot eat anything and this happens only after swimming. In clorinated water.How to.Get rid of it. Thanks

Advance training in orthodontics, worked in AIIMS NEW DELHI,BDS, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
Sensitivity occurs due to loss of outer layer of tooth material called enamel. Treatment depends on level of damage so you have to consult professional.
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I am 53 years of age. In the night i chew my teeth on regular basis. What is the reason and what is the cure

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Now a days maximum people have habit of night grinding because of the stress throughout the day . Either you reduce the level of stress which is not possible so better get a night guard so the ill effect of grinding can be neutralised.
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I am having toothache since last night and I have used some painkillers yet it is not cured. What should I do?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am having toothache since last night and I have used some painkillers yet it is not cured. What should I do?
Just taking painkiller will not help. We need to find the cause of pain. Painkiller will only stop the pain for some time. I would advice you to visit your dentist and get the cause treated.
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My teeth are yellowish in colour after changing so many pastes also I have not found any cure. Please guide me. Another query is that I am having a back pain problem while traveling and sleeping what is the best cure so that there will be no more pain. My legs also get paining at night several times. It might be due to insufficiency of calcium in my body.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
My teeth are yellowish in colour
after changing so many pastes also I have not found any cure.
Please guide me.
Anoth...
Get your teeth clean by the dentist. And also go for the bleaching treatment by that you will get good white teeth.
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Hi, I have yellow teeth. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Hi, I have yellow teeth. What should I do?
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. 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. 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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Suffering with bad breath from when I am at the age of 12 and it's continuing how to stop it. I am trying ginger a piece a day daily I heard it stops bad breath permanently ?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
If you never undergone for dental cleaning , first you should visit a dentist for cleaning.Because one of the main cause for bad breath is improper cleaning. On other side u should brush properly two times a day.And use a mouthwash at night before sleeping. And you can continue with ginger.It also helps in this case. Thank you.
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I am having plaque and yellowish teeth please help me.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening.
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I had pain in my teeth how can I get rid off it?

BDS
Dentist,
I had pain in my teeth how can I get rid off it?
You need to immediately visit dentist and get your teeth checked. For temporary relief of pain you can take analgesic that best suits you.
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Hi, I have mouth ulcer since past two months. I mean a blister over my right side of tongue. Please suggest me some sort of medication.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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I have cavity. Always the feeling gone away with some time. Should I go for feeling all the time. pls tell what to do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
If you have cavity you have to get it filled. Otherwise pulp will get involved and you may need rct. Avoid sticky and sweet food for cavity prevention brush regularly two times daily. Rinse your mouth after eating anything.
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I have bleeding gums.Please do help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I have bleeding gums.Please do help me.
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. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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Hi. My father is diabetic person. My hv 250-350 between sugar. And his also pain for teeth so much. And now maximum teeth is week and not working. Please suggest what can I do. It's very serious. Please let me know. Any medical, treatment, anything as.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi. My father is diabetic person. My hv 250-350 between sugar. And his also pain for teeth so much.
And now maximum t...
The toothache you are referring to may be due to a variety of causes, the most common being: 1.Tooth decay 2. Tooth fracture 3. A damaged filling 4. Infected gums The most common cause is a long-standing cavity or tooth decay, which usually requires a root canal treatment (RCT). The same treatment applies to a tooth fracture as well. In case of a damaged filling, there may be two possibilities: either the filling can be removed and replaced with a new one after applying a soothing base material; or if the damaged filling is placed deep near the nerves of the tooth, it may require an RCT. Infected gums usually are treated with deep cleaning/scaling after which there is permanent relief from pain. I suggest that that you consult me privately on Lybrate, so that I can provide more specific answers. You will be able to send across images of your aching tooth/teeth, and looking at them will help me be in a better position to solve your problem.
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I have mouth problem in my teeth.

I have mouth problem in my teeth.
You are probably having problem in teeth in your mouth please visit a dental surgeon and get the teeth examined and he will do the needful required and treat the problem.
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I have a heavily pain in my left sight teeth and chick and also pain feels from my neck to ear and chick what can I do?

BDS
Dentist, Jaunpur
I have a heavily pain in my left sight teeth and chick and also pain feels from my neck to ear and chick what can I do?
Lybrate-user brother you have asked question which is well described that's good such type of pain is more than usually associated with eruption of third molar please visit a doctor which can take a xray after which he can see if you have correctly erupted third molar xray is just cost you 50-100 rs only.
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My tooth are broken & aching sometimes can i fill them or save them, i am advised thier extraction

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Now a days we have recent advancements where we can save grossly decayed tooth too but I would like to see ur xray before I confirm my diagnosis and treatment plan.
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I am facing mouth ulcer problem since last 5 years. Every month I had this problem. How to get up?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am facing mouth ulcer problem since last 5 years. Every month I had this problem.
How to get up?
Hi, there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You can go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same.
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I have a small gap between my front teeth. Is there any possible way to decrease that. Or shall I have to consult a dentist.

MDS(Prosthodontist), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have a small gap between my front teeth.
Is there any possible way to decrease that.
Or shall I have to consult a d...
Yes, there are several ways to reduce the gap ranging from braces to giving cap in front tooth as well placing veneers that is tooth colored material is filled on the surface of teeth to enhance the shape and size of your front tooth and filling the gap from that but before any of the treatment can be started dentist need to see clinically if your case suits ideally for the treatment. So, visiting dentist can more accurately decide on what treatment suits you more.
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How to whiten my teeth?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, there are various method / products available to whiten teeth. The most effective is in-office whitening done by a dental professional. It's usually a one hour procedure in which whitening gel will apply to the teeth and activate by whitening light for 10 to 15 minutes. 2 or 3 such sessions may required.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Brush your teeth twice a day but do it gently as brushing too hard may wear off the top enamel layer of your teeth which in turn will make teeth sensitive and also will your teeth start looking yellowish.
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