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Dr. Libby

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Libby Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Libby is a trusted Dentist in Kilpauk, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Libby at Smile With Us Dental Clinic in Kilpauk, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Libby on Lybrate.com.

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My tongue gets sore very frequently and it never gets healed 100%. Don't know the reason behind it. What could be wrong?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Everyone doesn't have pearl white teeth. Your teeth color matches your skin colour. You can go for scaling and polishing followed by bleaching for more whiter teeth.
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Raat kao sone se pehele brush karne se muh ke andar jo lal he jis se pachak ras banta he jo ki khane ko hajam karne se saheta karta he wo to brush karne se chala jata he. To before bed time brush karna ya nehi karna he pls advise me.

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
Raat kao sone se pehele brush karne se muh ke andar jo lal he jis se pachak ras banta he jo ki khane ko hajam karne s...
This concept is totally wrong. u should brush ur teeth before going to bed to prevent dental problems. As there is less flow of saliva at night, so bacteria gets more time to attack on ur teeth ,hence producing more dental problems.
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Hello sir. I have a problem. Its about my teeth. My all teeth covering of something whiteness. What is the reasons. Pls help.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hello sir. I have a problem. Its about my teeth. My all teeth covering of something whiteness. What is the reasons. P...
Visit your dentist for scaling and polishing of teeth. Commonly food particles get adhered to teeth surface.
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Sir I have a problem in my teeth, when I speak everyone then they feel a smell from my mouth. So have you a solution for this.

BDS
Dentist, Noida
Smell can be because of calculus deposits. Consult a good dentist & get the cleaning of your teeth done at the earliest.
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BDS
Dentist, Ramanathapuram
No need to be ashamed of wearing braces now since tehy are available in a variety of interesting colors.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcer since one year ,could you plse prescribe me a (Antibiotic) medicine for my mouth ulcer, for said ulcer I have used hexagel ,kenacort, orex ointment & vitamin B complex, lycord etc but not cure. My age is 57/M years taking diabetic type 2 medicine, Bp & prostate medicines since two years, expecting your early reply.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from mouth ulcer since one year ,could you plse prescribe me a (Antibiotic) medicine for my mouth ulce...
antibiotics are not prescribed in ulcers Hello there can be many reasons for ulcers. But most common reasons for stress, vitamin b12 folic acid deficiency, or stomach upset. Firstly we have found out reason causing ulcer. Which type of ulcers are you suffering from painful or non painful, size and no of ulcers, frequency of recurrence, and systemic disease like diabetes or cardiac disease. Which types of medications you have taken before or taking all these type information is necessary to know exact nature of disease. Is it from months or years
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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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I am having problem with my jaw and when I eat hard something hard then, my jaw pains a lot so please give me a solution for that.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
It need to get examined carefully to rule out some hard and soft tissue related problem to jaw. Kindly consult dentist for detail problem n its treatment.
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I am 30 year female and have payria. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I am 30 year female and have payria. What should I do?
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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How to get relief from sensitivity in teeth and tooth pain?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
How to get relief from sensitivity in teeth and tooth pain?
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (sensodyne tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. 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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Excessive saliva secretion after lunch dinner. Started 2 weeks ago. Don't have any diseases.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Excessive saliva secretion after lunch dinner. Started 2 weeks ago. Don't have any diseases.
Hi, sometimes our salivary glands becomes more active due to without any cause, but do get an examination from a dentist done to rule out any possibilities. Medication: take homoeopathic medicine - merc. Sol. 30/ 3 times a day daily for 2 weeks. Report back to me.
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I have bleeding problem on my mouth.What can i do?

MBBS
General Physician,
First and foremost go to a dentist for cleaning your teeth and start with tb limcee 1-1 for a month.
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What should we do in teeth decaying ?

BDS
Dentist,
What should we do in teeth decaying ?
Kindly get a filling done in the carious tooth but if any time you had pain in that tooth then kindly get an x-ray done of it. May be then you will have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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Sir i consulted a dentist they fixed a root cap 5 years back as it is not proper they removed whole teeth and fixed another root cap for another teeth my colleagues are saying that due to root cap there is a chance of root cancer is it true?

MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Panchkula
There is nothing like root cancer. But definitely the term is root caries. If there is root caries we can restore it upto some extent. If u can send me the x ray of the tooth i can definitely help you.
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Doctor I have a problem with my dental. I will get too much pain when I was eating too cold or too hot products. What can I do for this doctor. Please help.

DNB (Oral Surgeon), BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Doctor I have a problem with my dental. I will get too much pain when I was eating too cold or too hot products. What...
It might be senstivity justtry colgateprosenstive massage with finger thrice a day and do light brushing.
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My gums smells very bad. What should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently.
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My dentures don't fit properly. Any suggestions to ease the discomfort?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
My dentures don't fit properly. Any suggestions to ease the discomfort?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further check up. 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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I have a toothache. And its deep now. But it doesnt pain. Does it will be injurious or it will not harm.?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
I have a toothache. And its deep now. But it doesnt pain. Does it will be injurious or it will not harm.?
Yes it will harm you as the bone will start getting destroyed with formation of pus and one day you may have a facial swelling or sinus etc. Its better to consult and get the treatment done may be rct.
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There are white patches on my tongue. I am 21 years old and these patches are there from last 5 years. It used to hurt when I observed this but after that there was no pain. Now i feel my tongue as normal but these patches are still present. Is this something serious ?

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Yeah it is serious. It can be due to any drug reaction or it can be pathological but one can give diagnosis only after observation and some test. What you can do is to avoid alcohol, tobacco , spicy food and keep ur gut healthy. So better visit a dentist. Thank you
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