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Dr. Krithaka

Dentist, Chennai

200 at clinic
Dr. Krithaka Dentist, Chennai
200 at clinic
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Dr. Krithaka is an experienced Dentist in Adyar, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with UBK Dental & Facial Aesthetic Centre in Adyar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Krithaka on Lybrate.com.

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I have so many pain in my teeth. Doctor only given medicine but it's only work as a pain killer please suggest me a good doctor.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I have so many pain in my teeth.
Doctor only given medicine but it's only work as a pain killer please suggest me a g...
Hi, is there any dental caries, or any gum problem, pls explain meanwhile you can use plantago q, for gargling (20 drops in some water) or apply this on the painful tooth with a clean cotton. Revert back with details.
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How to whiten teeth naturally? I brush regularly N my teeth are not very yellow But mildly yellow I want them white n bright Help.

Dentist, Gurgaon
How to whiten teeth naturally?
I brush regularly N my teeth are not very yellow
But mildly yellow I want them white n...
natural teeth are never bright white, their colour varies from pale white to yellowish white. if you want them to get whiter, you can go for bleaching treatment. visit a dentist for the same.
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I have gap between teeth. What to do? Please advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I have gap between teeth. What to do? Please advise.
We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist. 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 am 23 year old male and I have toothache from last 10 days.what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. You may consult me in person too. 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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Dear Dentists, How many times should I do flossing, and mouthwash gargle in a week apart from daily morning brush?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dear Dentists, How many times should I do flossing, and mouthwash gargle in a week apart from daily morning brush?
Hello, Flossing could be done immediately after brushung the teeth followed by mouthwash gargles everyday in the morning.
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BDS
Dentist, Yamunanagar
Consumption of counter pain relievers is advisable. A pain killer which reduces inflammation is highly recommendable. Some common ones are ibuprofen and aspirin.
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I have got blisters in the mouth. Even after taking medicines it shows no improvement. Please help!

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Take a cap of bnc every day take tab bifilac twice daily to b dissolved in mouth local appal of metroggyl gel, drink plenty water have fibrous food as banana, take isabagol husk two table spoon at night tensions n ulcers r friends of each other.
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Smoking and Its Effect on Teeth

FWFO, MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Smoking and Its Effect on Teeth

Smoking is a phenomenon where the smoke emanated from a burning substance, usually tobacco, is inhaled. Smoking is a major cause for multiple diseases such as lung cancer, mouth cancer, blood pressure disorders etc.

Smoking tends to limit the capabilities of the immune system and this makes it easier for various diseases to affect the body. Smoking can lead to problems in the teeth where the gum tissues that attach the bone with the teeth are affected. This may cause the blood flow to the gums to be impaired and affect the functioning of the teeth.

The changes that the teeth undergo due to smoking are -

1. It may increase teeth sensitivity.
2. Smoking causes the teeth to be pulled away from the gums.
3. It can result in swollen and bleeding gums.
4. It may cause pain while chewing food.
5. Bone loss around the jawline occurs in smokers.
6. It can result in stained teeth and bad breath.

Disorders related to the teeth caused by smoking

There are various disorders of the teeth which are directly linked to smoking, they are -

  • Mouth cancer - in this condition tumors are formed in the mouth
  • It can cause plaque to accumulate in the teeth
  • It may cause gum disease that can result in tooth loss
  • It may interfere with healing period of any dental treatment
  • It reduces the success rates of teeth implants
  • Sweeteners present in the tobacco can also cause tooth decay

The effects of smoking on the tooth can be minimized by avoiding smoking altogether. Apart from that, following proper dental hygiene such regular brushing and flossing of the teeth will keep the teeth healthy. Avoiding smoking also reduces chances of lesion leukoplakia (white patches near teeth and gums).

'Consult'.

Related Tip: 7 Dangerous Changes that Smoking Causes to Your SKIN

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My name is unnikishanan I am having pain inside my mouth near the gum of my molar teeth but I did not found any cut or wound. Dear sir /madam please tell me the reason.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My name is unnikishanan I am having pain inside my mouth near the gum of my molar teeth but I did not found any cut o...
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling 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 / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling 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 / sensitivity/swelling 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 30 years old male and having pain in my teeth from last 3 days what I will do?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 30 years old male and having pain in my teeth from last 3 days what I will do?
Hi. There could be cavity in tooth causing pain. Mostly it might go for root canal treatment or if its wisdom tooth then go for extraction. A xray would surely confirm diagnosis.
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I heard it that someone was telling that regularly changing toothpaste can make make our teeth healthy. Is it right? Also suggest toothpaste for me to have healthier and Whitier teeth's.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I heard it that someone was telling that regularly changing toothpaste can make make our teeth healthy. Is it right? ...
Hello , yes you should keep changing your tooth paste. Use Homeodent toothpaste twice daily, morning and night before sleep. Take care.
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I have pain in my teeth. It stop when I take medicine but again start after 15 or 16 days. It is happening about 4 month ago. Doctors said it is wisdom case ans I have to out this teeth from my mouth. There is no moreoptiontion. What should I do. It hearts a lot.

Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I have pain in my teeth. It stop when I take medicine but again start after 15 or 16 days. It is happening about 4 mo...
Wisdom tooth does take time to erupt. You try Gumtone Powder rubbing on it , it is harmless even if you swallow a bit. You can apply clove oil or eat cloves as it is , take a pain killer. Wait and watch for few more days before you take a decision.
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I am 34 yrs old male. I have Adenoid disorders from last 3 months. Please help me.

PG Hom, London, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hi the best solution for adenoids is to surgically remove them. However if you want to avoid undergoing the knife, the best kind of treatment for you will be homeopathic. Homeopathic medicines will not only decrease the size of adenoids but also prevent the recurrence.
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There is a pain in some nerve/muscle in and around my right side of jaw joint near ear. It was preceded by slight headache for two days. This pain extends into the inner right ear also. Initially, I apprehended it to be wisdom tooth but its just an apprehension. There is no pain in the Gums, though. It hurts in attempting to open the full jaw and chewing food. And yes, I keep up regular brushing.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
There is a pain in some nerve/muscle in and around my right side of jaw joint near ear. It was preceded by slight hea...
It appears to b tmj arthralgia consult a maxillfacial surgeon you may require arthrocentesis a procedure to wash the joint in simple terms in the mean time avoid opening mouth wide.
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I have tooth pain

CERTIFIED ORAL IMPLANTOLOGIST, NON-RESIDENT J.R. IN DEPTT. OF ORTHODONTICS, BDS
Dentist,
I have tooth pain
Tooth pain is due to either carious lesion or due to periodontal problem mainly. We have to find the cause before starting the treatment.
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Suffering from mouth ulcer both cheeks covered two ulcers on tongue from last three days.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dear lybrate user, avoid spicy and fried foods, drink plenty of water to keep yourself hydrated, avoid taking stress. Normally ulcers take 7-14 days to heal completely. Consult your dentist and get it checked as we cannot prescribe medicines without a clinical checkup.
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Take care of your teeth

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Take care of your teeth
Take care of your teeth.

☆1. Brush regularly two times daily with soft bristle toothbrush.
☆2 . Rinse your mouth after each meal.
☆3. Floss your tooth to prevent food impaction.
☆4. Avoid sticky food, alcohol, smoking and tobacco products.
☆5. Visit the dentist every 6 months.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Avoid CIGARETTES & SMOKELESS TOBACCO which may contribute to GUMS DISEASE & ORAL CANCER.
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Sir I have performed my root canal last six months so now it started swelling so kindly help me and let me know the reason abt it because i am afraid that I can lead to some other disease and I'm planning to extract on money so let me know that I should take medicine or not.

MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Pratapgarh
Sir I have performed my root canal last six months so now it started swelling so kindly help me and let me know the r...
You should have got the crown, if you already have crown on your root canal treated teeth then that means its a bad root canal treatment. Get it retreated by an mds endodontist. No need for extraction. Your tooth can still be saved.
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Is root canal treatment painful and is there any other alternate instead of getting injection before root canal?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Is root canal treatment painful and is there any other alternate instead of getting injection before root canal?
Root canal procedure is not painful. Before injecting needle, local anesthesia spray is done so that there is no pain while injecting needle.
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