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Dr. M K Divya

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Dr. M K Divya is a trusted Dentist in Besant Nagar, Chennai. You can meet Dr. M K Divya personally at THE DENTIIST in Besant Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. M K Divya on Lybrate.com.

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Near the angle of my jaw on the left hands ide, when I press it hurts specially when I press it against the bone it hurts, just at the lower jaw angle the mandibular angle.

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Dear it could be infection due to a bad tooth in the lower back region or it may be a bone problem - so a clinical examination by a dental surgeon specialist is called for here.
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BDS
Dentist, Gandhinagar
If you have any bad habits like smoking, gutkha chewing or you have problems of non healing ulcers in oral cavity,consultation with dentist and regular follow up is necessary for early diagnosis and treatment of the same.
Awareness against Cancer is the only way to make its treatment more effective by Early Diagnosis.

Oral surgery done for cancer and left jaw removed. Sent for Biopsy waiting for result. What can be best practice now? How can be serious is this?

Mch Surgical- Oncology
Oncologist, Bathinda
1st stop the tobbaco products if you r taking let's wait for the biopsy report for the further management chemotherapy with radiation or only radiation or no chemo/radiation prognosis depends upon the stage of the disease.
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Ways To Maintain Your Dental Health!

MD - General Medicine
General Physician, Anand
Ways To Maintain Your Dental Health!

Almost everything you eat and drink has an impact on your oral health, especially your teeth. This impact is not just due to the food's nutritional value, but also because parts of the mouth come in direct contact with the food that is taken. For example, if the teeth come in contact with a compound that has a pH value lower than 5.5, the enamel of teeth can get softened.

The following is a list of the foods, which are good for your teeth:

  1. Dairy products: Milk and most other dairy products are rich in calcium and protein. The cells called osteoblasts absorb calcium and create the protein tissues, which are the building blocks of the skeleton. An added advantage of these foods is that they are low in sugar content, which is beneficial for the teeth.
  2. Water: Fluoridated water is extremely good for bone and dental health. Minerals like chlorine, calcium, phosphorus and fluorine can prevent damage caused by acidic foods.
  3. Dry fruits: Most nuts are protein rich. The processes of biting and chewing also stimulate the salivary glands and saliva helps to clean the mouth and maintain oral health.
  4. Meat: Meat is also high in protein content and so it helps to protect the teeth and replenish the dissolved enamel. Fish and eggs are similarly helpful.

Here is a list of things that you should consume in regulated quantities to maintain dental health:

  1. Citrus fruits: Fruits like lemons, oranges, grapes etc contain citric acid. Acidic foods erode the tooth enamel and so these kinds of fruits should be included in your daily diet in small portions.
  2. Carbonated drinks: Most soft drinks and beverages contain large quantities of sugar. The sugar can be used by the dental plaque (mass of bacteria growing on the inside on the mouth) to produce acids and over time, which gives rise to a thick yellow layer on the teeth, damaging them.
  3. Candied sugar: Foods that are sticky can remain stuck in between the teeth for a very long time and cause decay of the enamel and harm the gums. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a General Physician.
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Toothache: 7 Best Homeopathic Remedies for it!

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
Toothache: 7 Best Homeopathic Remedies for it!

Odontalgia or severe toothache is characterized by extreme pain or inflammation of the tooth and its surrounding areas. The excruciating pain that you might experience may stem as a result of gum infection, tooth decay, infection of the dental pulp, abscess and due to certain other reasons like extraction or filling of the teeth. Another key reason for extreme toothache is the fact that a number of heart problems, such as myocardial infarction and angina tend to affect your dental health negatively.

While some toothaches might occur sporadically, they might pose a danger against your overall well-being in the long run, if the condition is left untreated. Homeopathy can serve as the perfect antidote to your toothache problems and its effects are noted to be significantly higher when it comes down to the question of long-term consumption. Here is a list of homeopathic medications that might prove to be a pain alleviator for your dental complications:

  1. Hepar Sulph and Silicea: Root abscess responds positively, to both Hepar Sulph and Silicea. For fever accompanied with occasional chills due to severe toothache, Hepar Sulph is considered to be the perfect remedy and tends to significantly decrease the level of swelling and pain. On the other hand, if your face swells and there is an incidence of gum inflammation, Silicea must be used to numb the effects of root abscess.
  2. Plantago: Plantago is noted to be the most commonly prescribed medicine for toothaches and for treating sensitivity. The pain extending to the ears from the teeth receives maximum relief due to the effects of Plantago. It might have to be taken internally or applied externally depending on the severity of the toothache and its accompanying conditions.
  3. Staphysagria: Sensitivity is best taken care of by Staphysagria and resolves the problem of worsening of toothache, when any drink or food is consumed. Bleeding gums and excess salivation is also another aspect that is looked after by Staphysagria.
  4. Arnica: Tooth extraction and filling may often lead to the consequence of nerve-wrecking pain in the gums and the affected area. For this, Arnica is prescribed to assuage the nerve pain and must be taken in along with Hypericum, another homeopathy medicine, for best results.
  5. Merc Sol: Problems of halitosis and excessive salivation that tend to occur simultaneously with toothaches can be solved by a dosage of Merc Sol. Bleeding gums, looseness of teeth and sensitivity are all taken care of by the same medication.
  6. Hecla Lava: For jaw swells along with toothache, you must always opt for Hecla Lava. The effect is instantaneous and relieves both swelling and pain.
  7. Chamomilla: Chamomilla serves as the best remedial homeopathic medicine for easing heat sensitivity that is likely to worsen the existing toothache. Drinks and food, either hot or cold, can then be consumed easily because of the numbing effect of this medicine. If you wish to discuss any specific problem, you can consult a homeopath.
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Hello sir/mam. I need your advice regarding the dental points, I have lost 5 molars in dental treatment, I am having braces since last 3 years, for army medical 14 dental points are required then will I fit for that? other all teeth are in good condition

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
You will be able to complete your points after proper treatment, hence it is advised that you consult a well qualified dental surgeon, who can provide you good quality bridge for missing tooth, if you have lost five molars at this age in that case your complete oral health will be checked and assessed for fitness. Final decision will be taken the dental surgeon in recruitment board.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Chewing food from the affected side can cause pain.

I have mouth ulcer problem for a long time say 4 to 5 years I am 23 now. Already tried lots of medicines. But no permanent relief. What would you suggest over this?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
There are so many causes of mouth ulcers like- -stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple mouth ulcers. -certain foods, including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as lemons, oranges, pineapples, apples, figs, tomatoes and strawberries), can trigger a mouth ulcer. -sometimes a sharp tooth surface also trigger mouth ulcers. -some cases of complex mouth ulcers are caused by an underlying health condition, such as an impaired immune system; nutritional problems, such as vitamin b-12, zinc, folic acid, or iron deficiency and gastrointestinal tract disease, such as coeliac disease and crohn's disease. -when you first quit smoking, you may develop more mouth ulcers than normal, but this is temporary. Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief.
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I got ulcer in mouth. I have tried a lot of tubes and medicines but anything didn't helped me. Its been more than a week but there is no change. I just can't open my mouth. What should I do or which medicine I use?

BDS (Gold Medalist)
Dentist, Gurgaon
I got ulcer in mouth. I have tried a lot of tubes and medicines but anything didn't helped me. Its been more than a w...
Hi lybrate-user! there could be a lot of causes for the ulcers to occur in the mouth. We need to evaluate the same. Meanwhile you can apply the gel" mucopain" to the affected areas three time a day and await miraculous results. Get your dental check-up done asap!
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Hello I have a deep cavity in my teeth (GRINDER) and I feel too much pain in it. So I want to know what is the solution for my problem. Please reply fast I can't control.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Hello
I have a deep cavity in my teeth (GRINDER) and I feel too much pain in it.
So I want to know what is the soluti...
Visit a dentist for proper evaluation. Get x ray done n if the decay is extensive, rct n capping'll b done n otherwise a filling ll suffice. There r no home remedies for your prob n visit a dentist asap. Meanwhile take a painkiller such as imol plus twice daily after food.
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I am 46yr old I have a bad teeth right side in mouth but my problem is I have sugar about 220 can I remove it.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Please don't get it extracted with such high sugar levels. Kindly get an x-ray done and if it can be saved then try to save it by getting root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap instead of getting it extracted. If it can't be saved then you should consult your physician for your sugar levels. Once it is controlled then get it removed / extracted.
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Clenching of teeth subconsciously or consciously

MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
In case if you experience pain and soar muscles near jaw joint and frequent headache, it is due to clenching of teeth subconsciously or consciously, then visit your dentist and get night guard which will protect your teeth form wearing by harmful effects of bruxism.
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Hello sir I have some problem in my teeth in front of my teeth I have broken the teeth on my childhood so I want to keep an artificial teel? Is it possible.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Hello sir I have some problem in my teeth in front of my teeth I have broken the teeth on my childhood so I want to k...
Although you can do so but a decision regarding this can be made only after physical examination by a dental surgeon.So visit a dental surgeon for his valuable advise.
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How much it costs to fix the cap for the root canal teeth. I have that previous cap.

Certification in endodontics, Certified Implantologist, Certification in periodontics surgery and laser treatments, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
How much it costs to fix the cap for the root canal teeth. I have that previous cap.
There are several types of caps metal, porcelain fused to metal and tooth coloured all ceramic ones. They are ranging from 2000 to 12000. It depends on your budget what kind you would like to go for.
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Hello Dr. Mere niche k teeth sahi nahi h(aage peeche, uper neeche.) And my age 23 male. Me unhe Thik karna chahta hu. Mujhe kya karna padega.

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
U need orthodontic treatment, go to a specialist dentist for this - orthodontist who is specialised in treating such cases. Thank you Dr Jagrati
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Hlo sir I have a oral submucas fibrosis and my mouth is not opening. Please give me a best treatment. In ayurvedic ?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
It is considered a precancerous progressive disease the treatment is normally surgical a fibrotomy is performed and than covered with available mucosa/ skin with buccaneers fat pad in severe cases nasolabial flap and other treatments are also given consult a maxillofacial surgeon meanwhile sm fibro tabs r said to b of help but not a substitute to surgery.
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Hi doctor One of my teeth is dead and have high yellow colour, It was broken in accident and I fix the broken part. How can I make it white? Is there is any need to root canal that teeth? What will be the cost of it?

PG DIPLOMA IN CLINICAL RESEARCH, BDS, PG Diploma in Hospital and Healthcare
Dentist, Varanasi
Hi doctor
One of my teeth is dead and have high yellow colour,
It was broken in accident and I fix the broken part.
H...
Root canal or post and core depending upon tooth condition followed by cap charges varies from dentist to dentist.
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