Lybrate Mini logo
Lybrate for
Android icon App store icon
Ask FREE Question Ask FREE Question to Health Experts
Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}

Dr. Mahalaxmi

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Mahalaxmi Dentist, Chennai
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Feed
Services

Personal Statement

My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
More about Dr. Mahalaxmi
Dr. Mahalaxmi is a trusted Dentist in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. She is currently practising at Aesthetic Dental Clinic in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Mahalaxmi on Lybrate.com.

Lybrate.com has a number of highly qualified Dentists in India. You will find Dentists with more than 33 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Dentists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

Info

Specialty
Languages spoken
English

Location

Book Clinic Appointment

No. 1, SBI Officers Colony, 2nd Floor, Arumbakkam, Land Mark: Near Appaswamy Hospital on Poonamallee High RoadChennai Get Directions
...more
View All

Consult Online

Text Consult
Send multiple messages/attachments
7 days validity
Consult Now

Services

Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
View All Services

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

One side of my face ie right jaw side is getting abnormal swelling on enquiry online suggested me to consult endocrinologist.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
One side of my face ie right jaw side is getting abnormal swelling on enquiry online suggested me to consult endocrin...
Hello, swelling and pain could be because of cavity or infection to roots, get it checked from a dentist, if there is a cavity get it filled and if there is any infection to roots get it treated.
8 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Even after cleaning the same problem gum bleeding intermitently.Please advise. .

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
You may need deep cleaning after opening of gums called flap surgery for gums.Visit better dentist for check up.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

How to get rid of gums pain, daily at the time of brushing bleeding takes place from my gums? please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Red, swollen gums, bleeding gums after brushing, bad breath are initial signs of gingivitis.. You need a round of professional cleaning with polishing for this, Plz dont ignore as this may lead to periodontitis..
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My mouth smell though I have daily brush habit.what can i do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. Kindly consult a physician & dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person 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.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My teeth is paining over 2 days. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
My teeth is paining over 2 days. What should I do?
Is there a hole or a cavity as its known in the tooth, is it accompanied by swelling, you have to visit dentist to evaluate the condition, till then you can take, cap, mox 500mg, diclomol tab, both thrice a day for 3 days, you can use lukewarm salt water gargling, make sure to visit dentist after 3 days.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

On 26 -12-2016 at 2 pm my tooth was extracted. How many hours I should not smoke after tooth extraction.in how many hours can I smoke and can I drink whiskey with soda please reply.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
On 26 -12-2016 at 2 pm my tooth was extracted. How many hours I should not smoke after tooth extraction.in how many h...
Today is 03-01-2017. Now you can go for alcohol. But better avoid smoking for a few more days or even try to quit.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I brush my teeth two times a day but in the bottom of my teeth there is yellowish type something which looks bad and also irritate me same problem at the back of the teeth.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I brush my teeth two times a day but in the bottom of my teeth there is yellowish type something which looks bad and ...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night learn correct technique of brushing from your Dr.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have bleeding in tooth. What should I do?

I have bleeding in tooth. What should I do?
You need to get your tooth checked from a good dentist & he/she may advice further treatment depending on your clinical picture. Stop waiting & get a check up done now. Take care.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Flossing

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Flossing

Remember to floss teeth after brushing. Dental health is not expensive, it is priceless!

You found this helpful

Why to Fill Up a Missing Tooth?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Why to Fill Up a Missing Tooth?

A missing tooth can be responsible for causing different health issues. Along with these, a person loses his ability of chewing with missing teeth, develop problems related to speaking and his overall facial appearance also gets affected.

In case of a missing tooth or several missing teeth, it is best advised to get dentures fitted. Dentures are false teeth, which are fitted in the oral cavity in place of lost natural teeth.

Here are several reasons why it is important to fill up a missing tooth:

  1. Shifting of tooth: When a tooth is lost, the surrounding teeth start drifting or moving in the open gap where the lost tooth used to be. The surrounding teeth are shifted out of the alignment. This affects the appearance of your face, and your teeth seem crooked and misplaced. It is necessary to replace a missing tooth with dentures in order to restrict the shifting before it is too late.
  2. TMJ Syndrome: After a tooth is lost and the surrounding teeth start shifting, the alignment is changed. This gives rise to problems with biting and creates issues with the jaws. The upper jaw and the lower jaw fail to meet correctly, and this causes strain and damage to the jaw joint. This phenomenon is called TMJ syndrome.
  3. Decay of tooth and gum diseases: After the shifting of surrounding teeth when a tooth is lost, the teeth alignment changes. This makes it difficult for a person to reach several areas in the gum with a toothbrush or floss. This makes plaque and bacteria accumulate in that area and they cannot be reached or cleaned. Tooth decay and gum diseases or periodontal diseases that are likely to affect those spots. These diseases and disorders cause further tooth loss.
  4. Alteration in facial appearance: A missing tooth should be replaced properly and a dentist must make sure that the root of the missing tooth is removed. In case the root is not removed totally, bone deterioration is likely to occur. Bone loss occurs in the jaw area, and this may result in a change or alteration in your facial appearance. A timely replacement of a missing tooth will prohibit bone loss from the jaw area, and you will be saved from any kind of alteration in your facial appearance, which might affect your looks and self-esteem greatly.

A missing tooth should never be ignored and in case you lose a tooth, you should see a dentist as soon as possible. By filling up a missing tooth, you will be able to save yourself from several issues related to the mouth and gums.

3780 people found this helpful

Sir maine apko phle bhi likha tha. Maine ek teeth niklwaya tha ab waha ek gaanth ho gyi hai. Xray bhi kraya usme kuch nh aaya. Doctor ne kaha ki infection andar tk ho gya tha. Kuch din me khud thik ho jayega. But ab bhi ganth h isme. Kbhi ye chhoti hoti hai. Kbhi badi ho jati hai. Mai kya karu? please suggest me.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Ranchi
Sir maine apko phle bhi likha tha. Maine ek teeth niklwaya tha ab waha ek gaanth ho gyi hai. Xray bhi kraya usme kuch...
Sometimes after traumatic or difficult extraction leads to formation of scar tissue (gaanth. It will be of normal pink-brownish colour with no pain on touching. But it never became big and small with time frequently. Consult with some other dentist.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Excessive saliva formation in my mouth due to which I face problems in speaking and I have a problem of ear wax so what should I do?

DNB, Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO), MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Delhi
Excessive saliva formation in my mouth due to which I face problems in speaking and I have a problem of ear wax so wh...
Start tab allegra 120 mg one at bed time x 10 days. Get your ears cleaned once by proper doctor. Then to revert.
162 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 28 years male. Suffering from dental pain at left upper m1 and m2. The dentist took the xray and explained as m2 is completely infected and m1 is infected but in the outermost layre of enamil.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am 28 years male. Suffering from dental pain at left upper m1 and m2. The dentist took the xray and explained as m2...
Kindly get the required treatment done in both your teeth as suggested by your dentist. Most likely your dentist might have suggested root canal treatment for m2 and filling for m1. 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.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Mouth smelling because of small food particles stuck in throat and feeling little inconvenience. How to get rid of it. Should I contact doctor or is there any home remedy. Please help me. Thanks,

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
It could be due to sinusitis, tonsillitis, gum diseases, gastritis, caries in teeth or gap in between the teeth. Smoking and chewing tobacco can leave chemicals that remain in the mouth and cause smell. Get your self checked by a dentist too. Hope this helps u.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I went to dentist to put braces And he said we have to extract 4 teeth's So any side effects if I remove 4 teeth's.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I went to dentist to put braces
And he said we have to extract 4 teeth's
So any side effects if I remove 4 teeth's.
Dear Lybrate user, sometimes, due to lack of available space for movement of teeth in order to align them, it is necessary to get certain teeth extracted. This decision is made after carefully analyzing your impression models and full mouth xrays. So you need not worry, go ahead with the treatment and enhance your smile.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am suffering from tooth sensitivity since last 10 days so give me some remedies For it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from tooth sensitivity since last 10 days so give me some remedies
For it.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Complete Smile Makeover

MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Complete Smile Makeover

Your smile holds great importance as it is one of the first things that a person will notice about you. A smile can leave a long lasting impression on people and is very important for self-esteem and confidence. Smile makeover is a process, which considers your facial appearance, tone of skin, color, width, length or shape of your teeth along with the gum tissues and lips in order to improve your smile. A smile makeover can be done according to your preference and choices.

Here are the areas on which a complete smile makeover concentrates and improves upon:

  1. Teeth Color: For a perfect smile make over, natural, composite restorations can be used to replace silver and amalgam dental fillings. Teeth whitening process can be undertaken to improve upon the color of the teeth, which are stained or dull. The color and shade of teeth are taken into consideration for several things such as crowns, bridges or dental implants. White, glossy teeth give a youthful, fresh smile. The whitening is done to such an extent that it complements your other features.
  2. Spacing and Alignment of Teeth: Teeth which overlap each other, have gaps in between or have a crooked appearance can be straightened, and the alignment can be modified by orthodontics or invisalign.
  3. Replacing Missing Teeth: Missing teeth affect your appearance and your smile by a great deal. The risk of tooth decay is also enhanced. For an ideal smile make over, missing teeth should be replaced with dentures, bridges or other modes of dental implants.
  4. Balancing Uneven Teeth: In case of uneven or chipped teeth with cracks on them, you can undergo cosmetic correction procedures to make your teeth appear balanced. In case you have a gummy smile, you can undergo recontouring procedures for improvement of your smile.
  5. Modifying Lips and Cheeks: An unshapely face with wrinkles makes your smile unpleasant. This can be corrected using several procedures, which include orthodontics and oral maxillofacial surgery. Correction of your lips and cheeks will improve your smile to a great extent.
  6. Tooth Length: Long teeth are responsible for a fresh, youthful smile. In case of short teeth, smile makeover techniques such as reshaping or lengthening of teeth can be undertaken. This will improve your smile. The proportion of your teeth can also be corrected to give you a perfect smile. The texture of the teeth can also be modified as a part of the smile makeover.

Treatments Used for Smile Makeover:

  1. A dentist can use an entire range of treatment to achieve your ideal smile makeover. These include:
  2. In-office, professional teeth whitening, Can brighten teeth up to 9 shades in a single visit
  3. Porcelain veneers, Thin, natural-looking, ceramic shells that mask imperfections such as cracks and chips
  4. Dental crowns, Tooth-shaped prosthetics that go over misshapen or worn teeth
  5. Invisalign, Clear, removable, custom aligners that gradually straighten minor alignment issues
  6. Dental bonding, Resin bonded to teeth that conceal cracks, gaps, and chips
  7. Gum contouring, Removing excess gum tissue to improve appearance and conformity of smile

A complete smile makeover allows you to correct and improve your smile, according to your preference. This process involves several cosmetic methodologies, the proper execution of which gives you an enhanced smile.

8602 people found this helpful

I am 37 years old. I am suffering from gum bleeding from last 2 years&upper has red allergy portion in middle last 2years. Please give me solution.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Most likely you have periodontal problems. For this, you need to hurry to the dentist with opg x ray for either curettage or periodantal flap surgery (depending on the degree of bone loss). Please do not delay as this will end up with loose teeth (as the foundation of your teeth i. E, gums and bones will be infected). Since you r young, the treatment prognosis will be good if you follow the instructions properly.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Whenever I eat some tough food like mutton or chicken for continuously 2-3 times, both sides of my molar teeth starts paining. It automatically lasts if I take normal food for 2-3 days. This condition starts from last 2 months. However, I brush my teeth twice daily and I didn't see any cavities in my teeth. What is the reason behind this. please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Whenever I eat some tough food like mutton or chicken for continuously 2-3 times, both sides of my molar teeth starts...
teeth pain can be due to decay or fractured teeth, gum infection or sensitivity. get your teeth x-rayed n go for needful treatment. for decay, you might require rct n cap or removal n replacement by implants or bridge. for gum infection, go for scaling and polishing of teeth. for sensitivity, use desensitizing toothpaste twice daily.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My teeths are not perfectly aligned should I go for braces? is there any harm if I don't go for braces?

BDS
Dentist, Vellore
My teeths are not perfectly aligned should I go for braces? is there any harm if I don't go for braces?
Consult your dentist for type of braces you will need. There is no harm getting braces done. Wishing you happy smiles.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback
View All Feed

Near By Doctors

85%
(10 ratings)

Dr. Jayakrishna Kalluru

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist
Jaya Dental Care, 
200 at clinic
Book Appointment