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Dr. M.Srikanth

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. M.Srikanth Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. M.Srikanth is a trusted Dentist in Deepam Hospital, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Smile Solutions in Deepam Hospital, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. M.Srikanth on Lybrate.com.

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After doing toothpaste daily. Why there is a bad smell occur. Can you suggest any toothpaste.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
After doing toothpaste daily. Why there is a bad smell occur. Can you suggest any toothpaste.
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
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She is having tooth ache for so many days. But that tooth did not decay. What wil be her problem then?

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
She is having tooth ache for so many days. But that tooth did not decay. What wil be her problem then?
Hi lybrate-user tooth ache can arise due to several issues. Not necessarily there needs to be a decay. Sometimes the tooth clinically looks fine but there cud be a leakage from the sides of the tooth which is not visible and might need x-rays to find out or at times the nerve of the tooth might have decomposed causing an infection and cud nag you with pain. Visit your dentist for the problem cheers and god bless
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BDS
Dentist, Ghazipur
Oral hygiene is important fit this concept in mind so for that do brushing two times after meal. in morning and before going to bed. do use mouthwash for hygiene twice in a week
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BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
Consumption of hard and crunchy food items should be avoided when one is undergoing orthodontic treatment.
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I have many gaps in my upper teeth n lower teeth I have been suggested ty go fr metallic braces it is safe and it will help me tu close my gaps?

Dentist, Rudrapur
I have many gaps in my upper teeth n lower teeth I have been suggested ty go fr metallic braces it is safe and it wil...
It might be helpful but not sure because your age is 39 years this is not the appropriate period for metalic braces or ceramic braces still you can try once it ll take a very long time to close spaces.
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Hi, I am 34 years old male and having gaps in 4 upper front teeth. I visited one dentist in Agra, he is periodontics by professions and he advised me for braces and veneers cost 40-50k, that is too high but they not suggested composite bonding or any cost effective method. Please help me what is should do.

BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Hello, Your dentist has advised you correct options. Composite bonding is not as durable as laminates/veneers. Always go ahead with a long term solutions. Thank you
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I have suffering from teeth pain from three months. Please give me solution to overcome this pain.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have suffering from teeth pain from three months. Please give me solution to overcome this pain.
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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I am daily used to college for washing teeth. .but sometimes come blood in my gum. So what we do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am daily used to college for washing teeth. .but sometimes come blood in my gum. So what we do.
Hi, Hi, Take homoeopathic medicine Merc. Sol. 30/ thrice daily for 2 weeks. Do daily mouthwash after each meal by Bakson’s Perio Aid Mouth Wash Also, take multivitamin A to Z/ 1 tab. daily once for 3 months.
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Hello sir, I am 41 yrs old. I m suffering from jaw pain right side since last 2 yrs. I consult many Dr. Like ent, dentist n many more. But no result. I take laser treatment also from dentist. Take many medicine from Dr. But pain as it is. Mri n ct scan report r normal. Now I take dynapar *mr but when I leave it pain is start again. So give me permenant solutions for it. Pain is front of ear and behind ear lawver side but to. Please do needful as soon as possible.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hello sir, I am 41 yrs old. I m suffering from jaw pain right side since last 2 yrs. I consult many Dr. Like ent, den...
Hello -- what this sounds like to me most of all is an inflamed nerve (neuritis or neuralgia) along a nerve pathway, probably a cranial nerve, and may well be a sequel to or herald of a bout with shingles. If it is going to be shingles you'll know soon enough, as you'll have lesions (blisters most likely) start to show up along the nerve pathway where the pain is now. (anyone who's ever had chickenpox is at fairly high risk of eventually having a bout of shingles, as the varicella virus never really goes away, just lies dormant). On the other hand if you've had shingles before, even if you weren't aware of it, then what this may be is post-herpetic pain, which usually doesn't last more than a day, though it can become quite chronic in certain people. It really does sound like nerve pain, isn't the jugular, could however be a nerve that parallels the path of the jugular, possibly a branch of the xiii, ix or x cranial nerve. Each serves a different purpose and only the ix, which normally would also cause pain in the mouth or throat, is potentially serious if troubled. Since the pain starts in the ear it's probably a branch of the auditory nerve, the viii one, which can cause some pretty exquisite pain. This often responds to over-the-counter (otc) non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (nsaid) pain meds such as advil or aleve (ibuprofen or naproxen). Sometimes the pain is persistent and other measures are required to control it, but if it's the viii cranial (auditory) nerve or a branch of it, usually this will subside shortly on its own. It may also recur. Again, if you begin to notice small bumps turning to blisters (similar to chickenpox lesions) along the path of the pain, that would be shingles. At any rate it's not your jugular vein gone screwy on you. Shooting, stabbing, startling pain is almost always nerve pain, and if it originates in any part of the head (including the ear) it's usually a cranial nerve or at least a subsidiary of one. This is almost always a nuisance, but hopefully isn't announcing a new case of shingles (more often that pain comes after the blisters, sometimes before, though), and usually responds well to non-rx pain meds. If it continues or becomes worse, or if anything new happens, please follow up here with us. Good luck to you.
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I have yellow teeth, how to remove the yellow spots of teeth, some people say is it possible with some good treatment pleas suggest me what can I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have yellow teeth, how to remove the yellow spots of teeth, some people say is it possible with some good treatment...
Hi lybrate-user visit a cosmetic dentist who will mask the yellow spots with minimal damage to the tooth in just 2-3 sittings.
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I have white spots on my teeth. I don't have any pain but I don't like the way it makes my teeth look. What are these white spots and is there a cure for this? Please help thank you!

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have white spots on my teeth. I don't have any pain but I don't like the way it makes my teeth look. What are these...
These spots could be accurately diagnosed after checking clinically. The possibilities are for dentinal fluorosis which is pain less spot.
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I am 33 year old woman and I have gum bleeding at the time of brushing and have a tooth ache also.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am 33 year old woman and I have gum bleeding at the time of brushing and have a tooth ache also.
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Kindly get an x-ray done of the tooth having pain. May be you will have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap. Till then you can take a pain killer like tab ketorol dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Loss of tongues as well as opposite of tongues was also aches (burned), Please advice me what should I take?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Loss of tongues as well as opposite of tongues was also aches (burned), Please advice me what should I take?
To avoid infection and reduce pain in a first-degree burn on the tongue: rinse the area well with cool water for a few minutes. Remove any dirt or particles that may be on the burn. Wet a clean cloth with cool water and hold it on top of the burn. Suck on ice chips or a popsicle to soothe the pain. Gargle with cool water or salt water. Avoid warm or hot liquids, which could irritate the burn. Take acetaminophen or ibuprofen for pain and inflammation. Sprinkle a few grains of sugar on the tongue to relieve pain.
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I am getting bad smell from my mouth while talking since childhood. What should I do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am getting bad smell from my mouth while talking since childhood. What should I do.
Homoeopathic tooth paste Homoeodent tooth paste ( SBL) HEKLALAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Use at night Rinse your mouth with RINSEOUT ( SBL) ,everytime you eat or drink anything during the day. I also want toknow if ever you suffered from stomach problem like constipation,or indigestion.
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Ways to Reduce Teeth Sensitivity

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Ways to Reduce Teeth Sensitivity

The tooth is made of 3 layers, each with unique characteristics and specific function, the enamel, dentin, and pulp. The enamel is the outermost layer of the tooth and gives the tooth it's hard and lustrous appearance. The enamel is thicker on the crown than the root and is the first one to be affected by tooth decay. The only symptom when the enamel is decayed is food lodgment and discoloration.

The dentin is the next layer, which is composed of minute fine tubules leading from the enamel to the living portion of the tooth, which is the pulp. Once decay progresses from the enamel, the dentin is affected, and this leads to sensitivity in the teeth. When the root portion is exposed to the oral environment, because the root is covered by a more delicate substance called cementum, more severe dental sensitivity ensues.

There is a sharp, shooting discomfort through the tooth to specific foods, such as sweet, acidic, or hot or cold foods.  The main reasons for tooth sensitivity include:

  • Tooth decay, both crown and root caries
  • Periodontal disease and gum recession
  • Tooth erosion 
  • Aggressive tooth brushing
  • Mouth breathing
  • Bruxism or night grinding 

However, there are some simple ways to manage sensitivity, which can be done regularly at home.

  1. Toothpaste made for sensitive teeth: Potassium nitrate has been shown to block the tubules and has been included as an active ingredient in toothpastes. These are very effective, and if you are brushing twice, this can be used instead of the regular paste once.
  2. Brushing: Both the type of toothbrush and the brushing technique can have an impact on sensitivity.  Change to softer brushes and learn the ideal way to brush your teeth. A lot of times, rough brushing can lead to erosion and subsequent sensitivity
  3. Rinsing: Fluoride containing rinses have been proven to reduce sensitivity 
  4. Food habits: Even before sensitivity sets in, being cautious to avoid acidic fruits and juices can help prolong the onset of sensitivity. If possible, consuming these food stuffs should be followed by brushing or at the least a thorough rinsing
  5. Sealants: If a person is prone to caries (deep pits and fissures, for instance), then it is advisable to get sealants applied on the teeth. This can reduce the instance of wearing of the enamel which then leads to sensitivity
  6. Mouth guard: If you are a night grinder, then a mouth guard can help curtail this habit and thereby reduce sensitivity.

There you go with how to reduce sensitivity. Try these simple, easy measures and go on to enjoy the sweets or hot or cold foods that you have always craved for.

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I am fifty four year old female and my gums are bleeding continuously from last fifteen years. What should I do?

MDS - Prosthodontist and Implantologist, Root canal certificate, BDS
Dentist, Noida
I am fifty four year old female and my gums are bleeding continuously from last fifteen years. What should I do?
Hi one of the most common reasons for bleeding gums is gingivitis. In easy terms, gingivitis is inflammation (swelling) of gums. You should immediately see a dentist to get a round of scaling (cleaning) done.
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Iam suffering from gum bleeding. My teeth are so weak. Please suggest a good solution.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Iam suffering from gum bleeding. My teeth are so weak. Please suggest a good solution.
you might have tartar /deposit on your teeth.. kindly get it cleaned.. by dentist.. you can use chlohex plus mouth wash and rinse two times a day for 15 days..
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I have little pimple in my mouth it's paining too much. I can't even eat or drink water. What I have to do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have little pimple in my mouth it's paining too much. I can't even eat or drink water. What I have to do?
U may take cap bnc one a day locally apply metroggyl gel ointment suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water. Take fibrous food you may add banana to your diet at night take isabagol husk two table spoon full n try to stay tension free.
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Many times from my mouth smell comes and I brush everyday. Please tell me how can I get rid from this?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Many times from my mouth smell comes and I brush everyday. Please tell me how can I get rid from this?
Hi lybrate-user perhaps your teeth have a deposit of plaque/tartar/calculus you should get scaling (cleaning) done by a dentist all the best.
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Post root canal treatment instruction - Final Sitting

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Post root canal treatment instruction - Final Sitting

1. Start chewing from both the side.

2. It may take 7-10 days to adjust with new crown or bridge.

3. Maintain proper oral hygiene with brushing twice a day.

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