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Dr. Kirthika

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Kirthika Dentist, Chennai
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I'm a caring, skilled professional, dedicated to simplifying what is often a very complicated and confusing area of health care.
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Dr. Kirthika is one of the best Dentists in Virugambakkam, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Kirthika at Braces 'n' Smiles in Virugambakkam, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Kirthika on Lybrate.com.

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Dear sir. My mouth teeth is going to bad position. Before 5 year I did not Care same.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist,
You need to inform in detail about the condition. From the information you have given I am not able to come to a conclusion.
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Not comfortable holding lips together. Feel more like opening mouth even though my teeth are not forward or slightly out. I had braces though. And this happened suddenly.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Not comfortable holding lips together. Feel more like opening mouth even though my teeth are not forward or slightly ...
First thing it will not happened suddenly. You had braces and still your teeth are out means your treatment is not complete.
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Gum Problems: How Omega-3 Can Overcome It?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Gum Problems: How Omega-3 Can Overcome It?

Omega-3 fatty acids are 'good' fats that reduce cholesterol levels and 'bad' saturated fats from your body. They belong to a family of unsaturated fatty acids and are necessary for the normal functioning of the body. The body cannot synthesize omega-3 fatty acids; hence, you can get it from sources such as salmon which provides omega-3 fatty acids known as ALA (alpha-linolenic acid) and vegetable oils such as soybean oil, rapeseed oil and flaxseed oil that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid).

How can they help in gum problems?

A study, published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association, was based on a survey called the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, researched and studied the effects of consumption of DHA on dental health. After studying data from over 9000 participants, researchers found that the people, who consumed the highest amount DHA amongst all, were 20% less prone to developing periodontitis.

Periodontitis is an inflammatory gum disease caused by bacteria that accumulate around the gums. It causes the gums to recede, leading to the development of gaps between the gums and teeth and loss of bones that provide support to the teeth. Periodontitis may even cause tooth loss.

The research showed that even consuming a small amount of omega-3 fatty acids offered protection against gum diseases. Omega-3 fatty acids have anti-inflammatory properties, which help relieve inflammation of gums that occurs in periodontitis. Researchers from Kentucky University found that omega-3 fatty acids have anti-bacterial properties, which prevent and cure gum diseases. Gum diseases have been related to other conditions such as heart disease, pneumonia and diabetes, hence keeping gum diseases at bay keeps other fatal diseases away as well. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dentist.

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I have yellowish teeth, even i brush 2 times a day with Ayurvedic powder but no result, do you have any remedy to permanently makes teeth whiter

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Yes. For your age zoom whitening (in office whitening) is very good. Your teeth will become brighter whiter and attractive for long term.
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BDS
Dentist, Surat
Eat all you can is my principle...!!! But but but...a small but...never forget to gargle and brush after every sweet meal you eat...As the glucose in sweet food is acidic in nature causing your teeth to be more prone to caries...So keep Eating AND Brushing!!!

Have removed two molars. Doctor suggest to implant teeth.What is the cost of implants , advantage and disadvantage ?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Cost of implant cannot say but generally will be 25k. (10k for prosthesis) Advantages: replacement of missin teeth with fixed implant.If you don't have a posterior back tooth for support and are unable to place a bridge, better than the bridge because you don't have to grind the neighbouring teeth. Disadvantages;: cost.
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Hi my teeth is yellowish in colour please tell me about how to get white teeth? suggest me a toothbrush to get white teeth.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Hi my teeth is yellowish in colour please tell me about how to get white teeth? suggest me a toothbrush to get white ...
Yellow teeth are due to the staining caused by oil and turmeric content of the food. You cannot avoid staining but you can minimize it by regular insing immediately after meals.
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My tongue is become tasteless and I am feeling hungry but not in a mood to eat what shall I do.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
If you suffer from fever or have stomoch upset it's a sequale which will settle soon drink plenty of water.
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INVEST IN YOUR TEETH

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
INVEST IN YOUR TEETH
Your teeth are used by only you for deriving energy from food you eat. So you are not spending on your teeth but investing in them!
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I hav a problem in my gums. Do not know why my gums r paining to much. Any suggestion please. I can not sleep at night due to pain.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I hav a problem in my gums. Do not know why my gums r paining to much. Any suggestion please. I can not sleep at nigh...
Take Graphites 30C one dose and then Cosmos 30C daily for 2 weeks. It will be alright. Still if you have any queries, please let me know. Take care. :)
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Hi I m 26 years old I have too much pain in canal teeth so how I relief from it? Plez suggest me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi I m 26 years old I have too much pain in canal teeth so how I relief from it? Plez suggest me.
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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Is mouthwash with lemon juice is beneficial for gums or not? If yes then how many times a day?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
All type and form of vitamin c is best for gums. Lemon juice once a day is enough for over all health as well as gums
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How can I ensure whitening of teeth as a home remedy? I'm a 25 year old male residing in Kolkata.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
How can I ensure whitening of teeth as a home remedy? I'm a 25 year old male residing in Kolkata.
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I was having celin (vitamin c) tablets by just keeping in my mouth. And after a week ive got sores and red ness in my mouth and at the tip of my tongue! Its is because of those tablets that ive got sores and redness or something else? What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. 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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Is root canal better option for 4 year kid, whose one front left side tooth damaged by cavity? Will it affect new tooth coming in next 2-3 year on that area?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Is root canal better option for 4 year kid, whose one front left side tooth damaged by cavity? Will it affect new too...
Now a days it is becoming a common practise to perform RCT in small children if the tooth is infected as this can infect other teeth also if not treated.Your Dentist is the better judge to decide this as a physical examination is required to have an ascess to the situation although RCT will not have an impact on eruption of new teeth.
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I am having a small sore at the gum for months. It is not paining. Sometimes I could see little bloody. So times I could see puss. What it might be?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I am having a small sore at the gum for months. It is not paining. Sometimes I could see little bloody. So times I co...
It might be due to some tooth infection. Visit your nearby dentist n get the diagnostic tests done for confirmation.
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My tooth starts paining when I eat anything cold or hot after root canal treatment is there any remedial measure for this. If there please give me suggestion.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My tooth starts paining when I eat anything cold or hot after root canal treatment is there any remedial measure for ...
it happens for few days after root canal because of inflammation. . Wait for rew days ..if its not relieving by itself then contact your dentist. ..
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Dear sir I have pain in my teeth. I can't eat hot & cold teams please suggest what should I do for fast relies. I can eat all I teams.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Dear sir I have pain in my teeth. I can't eat hot & cold teams please suggest what should I do for fast relies. I can...
teeth pain can be due to decay or fractured teeth, gum infection or sensitivity. get your teeth x-rayed n go for needful treatment. for decay, you might require rct n cap or removal n replacement by implants or bridge. for gum infection, go for scaling and polishing of teeth. for sensitivity, use desensitizing toothpaste twice daily.
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I have bleeding gums. It gives a bad smell when I speak. A doctor told I'm brushing hard and no problem with my gums. Now I'm using my fingers and some herbal powder with salt for brushing.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have bleeding gums. It gives a bad smell when I speak. A doctor told I'm brushing hard and no problem with my gums....
We need more investigations with clinical examination 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. 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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I'm 15 and usually my back aches (teeth) I don't know why what can I do for this if no docs are available?

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I'm 15 and usually my back aches (teeth) I don't know why what can I do for this if no docs are available?
Visit your dentist. Tooth pain has many reasons cavities that ve gone deep gum related problem third molar eruption so without examinig clincally and xray no definitve diagnosis and treatment plan can b made till the time you can manage with painkillers.
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