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Dr. Madhivanan

Dentist, Chennai

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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Madhivanan is an experienced Dentist in T.Nagar, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Madhivanan personally at MSR Dental Surgery in T.Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Madhivanan on Lybrate.com.

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Hi What is the dental standard for defense? in my case orthodontics treatment is going on, so 4 teeth already extracted ( premolar ). And two wisdom teeth having root canal treatment. I have heard 14 dental points. Am I still eligible?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Please get a dental checkup done. There could be other minor problems too. Your dentist will be able to accordingly confirm the exact current status.
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I am suffering from oral thrush for more than a month. What medicine I should take to get cured completely.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am suffering from oral thrush for more than a month. What medicine I should take to get cured completely.
It needs proper homoeopathic treatment... In one day or one prescription will not cure it... So better consult with details through lybrate... Till then start with homoeopathic medicine Mercurius Sol 30 one dose.
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CHOOSE SWEETNESS THE HEALTHY WAY.

PGDD, RD, Bachelor of Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
CHOOSE SWEETNESS THE HEALTHY WAY.
Do you have a sweet tooth or a craving for sweets or just can't avoid sweets and sugar but want to give that habit up?
Well, you don't have to give up sweetness. Just get it from other sources. Try fresh berries or pureed fruit on the cereal instead of sugar. Explore fruit that's dried, frozen, or canned (without too much added sugar). A glass of low-fat milk or low-sugar yogurt can help. Avoid frozen yoghurt and fruit puree can replace an ice-cream or elaichi and pudina in tea can help you reduce the sugar you add in tea or how about trying a banana or custard apple sheera.

I want clean my teeth. So please provide me best advice for it. My teeth is strong but not looking gud. Sawing type of yellow sad.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I want clean my teeth. So please provide me best advice for it. My teeth is strong but not looking gud. Sawing type o...
It needs to be done scaling and polishing by a dentist. As the deposits are too firm to be removable by any application. It needs special instruments.
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I am 30 years old and my teeth gums are very week. I have almost tried every good paste but still every time brush, blood comes.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 30 years old and my teeth gums are very week. I have almost tried every good paste but still every time brush, b...
Tooth pastes alone will not help get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night massage gums.
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I have black patches on my tongue Since 1 years. But it doesn't cause any pain, any trouble, It just changed colour on my tongue.

BDS (Implantologist), MDS - Periodontology
Dentist, Pune
I have black patches on my tongue Since 1 years.
But it doesn't cause any pain, any trouble,
It just changed colour o...
Its better to visit d dentist sometymes its normal .it may also b due to prolonged usage of mouthwash you need to show dentist to make sure.
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I have bad breath. Is mouth freshener/mouth wash effective? Is scaling effective? I am 32 years old male.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have bad breath. Is mouth freshener/mouth wash effective? Is scaling effective? I am 32 years old male.
Hello, Halitosis, also called bad breath, is a symptom in which a noticeably unpleasant odor is present on the exhaled breath. Of those who have genuine halitosis, often the odor is caused by bacteria present below the gumline and on the back of the tongue. Rest of them is accounted for by many different conditions, including disorders in the nasal cavity, sinuses, throat, lungs, esophagus, stomach or elsewhere. Very rarely, halitosis can be one of many symptoms of a serious underlying medical condition such as liver failure; but, in the vast majority of cases, the cause is minor and can often be reduced by adjustments to oral hygiene, including brushing or gently scraping the back of the tongue and improving the health of the gums by using dental floss. The intensity of bad breath may differ during the day, due to eating certain foods (such as garlic, onions, meat, fish, and cheese), smoking,[12] and alcohol consumption. Since the mouth is exposed to less oxygen[medical citation needed] and is inactive during the night, the odor is usually worse upon awakening ("morning breath"). Bad breath may be transient, often disappearing following eating, drinking, tooth brushing, flossing, or rinsing with specialized mouthwash. Use SBL’s Homeodent toothpaste twice (morning & night) a day daily. Mouth fresher/ mouth wash will definitely is a solution for bad breath! Scaling is effective for any calculus or plaque formation which encourages growth of bacterias!
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How to cure mouth ulcers? I frequently get mouth ulcers so please tell me a home remedy or cure for it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How to cure mouth ulcers? I frequently get mouth ulcers so please tell me a home remedy or cure for it.
HOME REMEDY 1. Apply glycerine 2. Drink milk and ensure that you don’t drink immediately maintain some milk over the ulcer area. 3. ALOCLARE MOUTHWASH 4. Gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. 5. Honey 6. Tulsi 7. Poppy Seeds Poppy seeds – khus-khus in Hindi 8. Liquorice Called mulethi in Hindi, adhimadhuram in Tamil, 9. Ghee 10. Drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. 11.. Castor oil also has wonderful cooling property; apply a little oil to your scalp and the soles of the feet, allow the oil to soak in for a few hours and then wash with warm water.
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Akal daad aa rhi hai kafi suzan hai mooh band nhi ho paa raha jisse khana nhi kha paa rahe koi bestmedicine bataye jisse suzan or pain kam ho.

BDS
Dentist, Banda
Its occur generally when wisdom tooth erupt. U tk any muscle relaxant, antibiotic, for it. Do warm saline gargles .consult to dentist for further treatment.
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I am having swelling in back tooth gums. Usually no pain at all. I had it since a time. But still there is no pain and I have a cavity too. Sometimes in morning white fluid comes out of it (just like a pimple). Is a mouth cancer? Do I need to worry about it?

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I am having swelling in back tooth gums. Usually no pain at all. I had it since a time. But still there is no pain an...
It's pus which is coming in white fluid form.it seems you are suffering from chronic gingivitis.it's better to take detailed case and proper consultation. With good homeopathic medicine it is treatable. But you can take hecla lava 30 /3dose per week.
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I am 18 year old male, by birth I got my teeth yellow in colour, I am feeling shy to smile and recently I found a tip which says by using baking soda we can get white teeth. So could you please tell me is it good for health and suggest me if there is any way to get white teethThankyou.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 18 year old male, by birth I got my teeth yellow in colour, I am feeling shy to smile and recently I found a tip...
HOME BLEACH FOR THE TEETH Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist. Crunchy food and vegetables such as apples and carrots rub away stubborn stains. The flesh of the pear helps neutralize the acid in your mouth that causes decay. Strawberries, particularly when ripe, have a high concentration of malic acid, which can be used as a natural exfoliant to clean the surface of the teeth. Plus, they contain Vitamin C, which is necessary for keeping your gums healthy. Cucumbers are a good source of fiber for gums and helps remove sugar and chemical debris from the teeth. Sugarless gum has Xylitol, which is known to reduce tooth decay. Cheese after dinner as it contains casein, a protein in milk that has been shown to reduce the loss of tooth enamel. You can take the inside of a banana peel and gently massage your teeth in a circular motion for a surface-level cleanse.
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Tooth Removal - Really Required?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Tooth Removal - Really Required?

Teeth are one of the most precious parts of the human body.  By playing a significant functional and structural role in aesthetics, facial appearance, and food habits, digestion and chewing, all efforts at maintaining them should be undertaken. As we all know, we have two sets of teeth, primary or deciduous and the permanent set. Let us discuss tooth removal in these two sets separately.

Primary Teeth
In the primary teeth, the main indication would be dental decay.  If the tooth is severely damaged beyond repair with fillings, then removal could be an option, with two things considered. The primary successor will erupt within the next 6 months; if not, a space maintainer would be put in place.

Another reason would be if the tooth is beyond its lifecycle and is blocking the eruption of the successor, then it requires removal.

The permanent teeth, however, are a set that are meant to last for a lifetime and removal should be considered only as a last resort. With advances in dental treatment methods, gone are the days when removal would be an option for severe decay. 

Some of the absolute indications for removal would be:

  1. Wisdom teeth: if it is erupting in abnormal position (flattened or crooked), then removing them to avoid infection and impingement on other teeth needs to be considered. Wisdom teeth infection is one of the most common causes requiring tooth removal. 
  2. Recurrent infections: If a tooth has been root canal treated, but continues to have ongoing chronic infection, it could be a case for removal.
  3. Malformed or supernumerary teeth: These may also block eruption of other teeth into the mouth. 
  4. Orthodontic treatment: In cases where the jaw size is really not sufficient to realign the mal-positioned or crooked teeth, the first premolar is often sacrificed, and this space is used to align the other teeth. 
  5. Injuries: In case of accidents or injuries with jaw fractures, teeth in the line of fracture may need to be removed. 
  6. Preparation for dentures: In cases of severe periodontal disease, where the mobility of the teeth is high and complete dentures are being considered as an option, teeth removal may be planned.  Also, if there are teeth which are in the line of fixed partial dentures, again removal might be planned
  7. Radiation therapy: For head and neck cancer patients, if there are teeth in the line of radiation, then removal might be planned.

Unlike in the earlier years, the absolute indications for removing tooth have changed.  A thorough examination, both oral and radiological, should be done before zeroing on extraction.

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What is the difference between Teeth scaling and Teeth Polishing? Also! Give advantages and Disadvantages of both?

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
What is the difference between Teeth scaling and Teeth Polishing?
Also! Give advantages and Disadvantages of both?
Teeth cleaning removes the deposits n stains from the tooth surfaces while polishing smoothens the minor irregularities n makes the surface well-polished. Both have only advantages. Some people feel little sensitivity after cleaning which requires no treatment in the most cases. Rest may use a desensitising toothpaste for a few days.
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Suffer this teeth to to pain sir so please help me 2 cure or change tht teeth now sir plzzzzzzz if the teeth broken two pieces but still it have a root.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Suffer this teeth to to pain sir so please help me 2 cure or change tht teeth now sir plzzzzzzz if the teeth broken t...
You may require root canal treatment with capping or extraction of the tooth depending upon the extent of damage.If extraction is the option,you may replace the missing tooth with artificial tooth.Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment.
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I have greenish teeth and some times I smoke. What type of medicines should I take for whiter teeth.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have greenish teeth and some times I smoke. What type of medicines should I take for whiter teeth.
you need to visit a dentist for scaling and polishing. this will help you to overcome the problem of fowl smell as well as get rid of deposits over teeth surface
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Sometimes I put pinch of baking soda in my paste for brushing my teeth n sometimes I rub lemon or peel of banana ,does it help in whitening of teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sometimes I put pinch of baking soda in my paste for brushing my teeth n sometimes I rub lemon or peel of banana ,doe...
They do whiten teeth ..but they majorly have an erosive action on teeth enamel.. it will erode away the enamel portion on teeth...
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I have filling in my tooth. Many persons says, if we use filling in tooth, the chemical will slowly goes to stomach and gives problem like knee and bones. Is it true or not? what to do if we dont want to take filling?

B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
I have filling in my tooth. Many persons says, if we use filling in tooth, the chemical will slowly goes to stomach a...
Hello, it is not true. Filling are done to restore the decayed tooth if you wont get filling, the decaye progression may require root canal treatment which would be expensive as compared to fillings or may be extraction would be the only option left for you. Thank you
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I have some cavities on my teeth an also have pain in my teeth please tell how to cure this.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I have some cavities on my teeth an also have pain in my teeth please tell how to cure this.
Kindly get the cavities filled before they become deep and painful. 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. Avoid having sticky sweets and food before going to bed. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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I have ulcer problem in my mouth for most of the time. What should i do ? Please advice.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have ulcer problem in my mouth for most of the time. What should i do ? Please advice.
Hi, there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You can go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same.
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I am 24 years old, From my mouth bad smells coming! How can I avoid that? Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am 24 years old, From my mouth bad smells coming! How can I avoid that? Please help me.
Kindly get scaling done and use mouth wash twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. Also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath.
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