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Dr. Lakshmi

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

6 Years Experience
Dr. Lakshmi BDS Dentist, Chennai
6 Years Experience
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Dr. Lakshmi is a renowned Dentist in Vadapalani, Chennai. She has helped numerous patients in her 6 years of experience as a Dentist. She has completed BDS . You can visit her at Apollo Dental Clinic Vadapalani in Vadapalani, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Lakshmi and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Chennai University - 2011
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I have a bleeding in my teeth while brushing every day and my teeth colour is in yellow. What treatment should I get to get my teeth in white colour and to stop bleeding while brushing.

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Post Graduation Certicate In Clear Aligner Therapy, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , Certificate In Advanced Endodontics,Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have a bleeding in my teeth while brushing every day and my teeth colour is in yellow. What treatment should I get ...
It means you have developed gums disease. Bleeding from gums is the 1st sign of gums disease. Kindly consult a dentist asap what you need as a treatment planning routine cleaning followed by advanced procedure if required till then you can start using dantkanti toothpaste with hexidine mouthwash twice daily make sure mouthwash you shld dilute it with water and rinse with it after every meals.
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I am a 29 years old female and have mouth ulcer for last 2 months. What should I do?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hi, there are many causes of mouth ulcers like stress, trauma, constipation, vitamin deficiency and many more. You can apply mucopain gel over the ulcers for relief. Visit an oral medicine specialist for complete treatment. Regards.
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Factors causing gum disease.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Factors causing gum disease.
Factors causing gum disease.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Have you been brushing your teeth twice daily? If not, start today to keep all dental problems at bay.
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I am 23 years old female and have a mouth ulcer for last 2 months. This mouth ulcer is continuous problem to me every two month it comes. What should I do?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Mouth ulcer is related to oral factors n some gastric n medical condition too so kindly get some nutritional supplements added to your diet followed by few mouth gel for pain relief.
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I have 23 year old male, I have problem in teeth so much swelling few months, smell is come in mouth so much, I have also much problem in legs pain.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have 23 year old male, I have problem in teeth so much swelling few months, smell is come in mouth so much, I have ...
Swelling around your teeth could b due to the extensive decay causing abscess. Get an x ray n check with your dentist if dat tooth can b saved with rct or it has to b removed. Further delay in getting treated can complicate things. Meanwhile use bethadine mouthwash. Take care.
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I am 74 years male. My mouth gets dried up. Sometimes so much as if tongue, lips and palate are pasted. Can anything be done.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 74 years male. My mouth gets dried up. Sometimes so much as if tongue, lips and palate are pasted. Can anything ...
use sugarless candies and sugar free chewing gums so by chewing them there will be production of saliva in the mouth and also drink lot of water
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Tooth Sensitivity: Causes and Management

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Jaipur
Tooth Sensitivity: Causes and Management

Dental problems can be very painful and take the smile off your face completely. Those who have experienced sensitivity would vouch for it. It just will not allow you to enjoy the hot coffee or a favourite sweet or a cold smoothie.  The pain that shoots down the tooth after any of these would leave the person shuddering.

The tooth has 3 layers, from the outside in these are the enamel, the dentin and the pulp.  The outermost enamel is mineralized and the hardest structure in the body. The next layer, dentin, has fine tubules and when the enamel is worn off exposing the dentin, sensitivity sets in. The enamel is thinner in some portions of the tooth like the neck and the roots, therefore sensitivity onset is quicker in these areas.

Some of the common reasons for sensitivity are listed below:

  1. Tooth decay:  As caries progresses from enamel to dentin, sensitivity sets in, especially to hot and cold foods.
  2. Wear and tear:  Excessive brushing of teeth can lead to wearing of teeth, especially near the neck areas, leading to loss of enamel and resulting in sensitivity.
  3. Dental damage:  Chipped or broken tooth can lead to sensitivity.
  4. Gingival disease: This leads to loss of gum cover over the tooth, leading to exposure of dentin and therefore sensitivity.
  5. Bruxism: Clenching of teeth, common in people with high levels of stress, can lead to enamel wearing and subsequent sensitivity.
  6. Dental treatment: Some dental procedures like scaling, crowns, root planing, and some fillings can cause transient sensitivity.
  7. Highly acidic food items: Citrus fruits, tomatoes, tea, etc. can lead to tooth sensitivity.
  8. Bleaching agents:  Most tooth whitening agents result in sensitive teeth.
  9. Excessive use of mouthwash: The mouth rinses contain high amount of alcohol which can also lead to tooth sensitivity.

Management: As with all health conditions, the first step in management is to identify the problem.  Whether it is dental decay or recent dental treatment, food habits or tooth whitening agents, the cause needs to be identified and then treatment begun accordingly.

  1. For lost enamel, be it decay or damage, the tooth again needs to be restored to its original form to cover the dentinal tubules and reduce sensitivity.
  2. For habits, be it food related or bruxism, in addition to treating the tooth, the habit per se needs to be addressed to prevent recurrence.
  3. For associated dental products like whitening agents or mouth rinses, talk to a dentist to switch to a less harmful product.
  4. De-sensitizing pastes are also available that can be used on a regular basis to reduce the problem.

Tooth sensitivity is annoying but there are ways to manage it effectively.

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What is the antibiotic for teeth gum swelling? My teeth gum starts swelling and I get severe pain in my teeth.

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General Physician, Mumbai
What is the antibiotic for teeth gum swelling?
My teeth gum starts swelling and I get severe pain in my teeth.
For pain take tablet paracetamol 650 mg and Take Cp. Amoxicillin 500mg twelve hourly one after breakfast and one after dinner for five days
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Hi doctor I got pimple or may be whitehead inside my mouth near to uvula. Please suggest me prescription for it since three days I am facing this problem. I just want to know how to get rid off from this. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi doctor I got pimple or may be whitehead inside my mouth near to uvula. Please suggest me prescription for it since...
Apply boroglcerin and do chlor hexidine gargles and take b complex wih folic acid and / vitamin c 500mg for 7 days.
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Hii I am 18 year old boy my teeth are so yellow I have brush a day and I have nothing bad habit. Plss reply with sufficient answer.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
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I am 18 year old boy my teeth are so yellow I have brush a day and I have nothing bad habit. Plss reply with suff...
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling or capping. 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. Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics.
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I had a molar tooth extraction 5-6 days back and after 1-2 days I didn't felt any pain. But from day before yesterday whenever I try to open my mouth fully, try to meet up lower teeth and upper I feel unbearable pain near jaw and ear as it would tear it apart. What has happened?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I had a molar tooth extraction 5-6 days back and after 1-2 days I didn't felt any pain. But from day before yesterday...
Hello lybrate-user. Molar extractions often lead to trismus. It means inability to open mouth properly. Take muscle relaxants, do salt water gargle. And practice mouth opening exercises for a week. If these are not helping you then see a dentist soon.
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Lower jaw last left teeth newly born. It was covered by skin and paining a lot since morning.Please do help

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Please consult a nearby dentist as you are suffering from pericoronitis, also start warm saline gargles and take antibiotic and analgesic cover prescribed by your dentist. Also try to keep that area clean as much as possible.
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BDS
Dentist,
People with TMD may experience these symptoms:
• pain in or around the ear
• headaches and neck aches
• tenderness of the jaw or jaw muscles
• jaw pain or soreness that is more prevalent in the morning or late afternoon
• jaw pain when chewing, biting or yawning
• difficulty opening and closing the mouth
• clicking or popping noises when opening the mouth
• sensitive teeth when no other dental problems can be found.
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I will brush my teeth very well but some bad smell coming wen I am talking can you teach me how to brush.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I will brush my teeth very well but some bad smell coming wen I am talking can you teach me how to brush.
Bad breath can b caused fue to various reasons. Due to smoking n using tobacco products, dental prob such as decay teeth, unclean tongue, gum infections, reduced saliva n dry mouth, ill fitting dentues, salivary gland probs. Other diseases n infections which also cause bad breath r sinus infections, respiratory tract infections such as bronchitis n pneumonia, liver n kidney probs, diabetes, acid reflux from stomach etc. Get scalling done by dentist. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush , floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage ur gums with ur finger tips after brushing. Keep ur tongue clean. Rinse ur mouth well after each meal. Get ur decay teeth filled. Visit ur dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs. Inspite of these measures if bad breath persists, consult a general physician for further evaluation.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Bleeding gums indicate serious health problem.
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Both the incisor teeth are very small in size, therefore there is a gap in my teeth. Is there any treatment for this.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Both the incisor teeth are very small in size, therefore there is a gap in my teeth. Is there any treatment for this.
you actually have multiple options, orthodontic closure,composite closure,crowns,and kindly upload your PIC in pm,I will get back with further management
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I have yellow teeth and what can I get a chance to win the game is to be a good time to nathi gamatu mari jade vat karavi y the same time nathi k tame na Imo the best thing you should have the best?

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
I have yellow teeth and what can I get a chance to win the game is to be a good time to nathi gamatu mari jade vat ka...
Get scaling done n brush your teeth twice a day n use dental floss n mouthwash n do warmsaline rinces 3-4 times a day n scrap your tongue twice day n tel me d status after 5 days.
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I had root canal before before 5 years but now it turns into the unstoppable pain wht I am gonna do now?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I had root canal before before 5 years but now it turns into the unstoppable pain wht I am gonna do now?
there are chances to the teeth which are root canal treated can again get pain due to failure or any accesory canals left in the tooth i suggest to have an x-ray done and necessary to have re root canal treatment to be done or else it should be extracted
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