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Dr. Mahima Menon

Dentist, Chennai

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Dr. Mahima Menon is a renowned Dentist in Royapettah, Chennai. She is currently practising at Adarsh Dental Clinic Chennai in Royapettah, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Mahima Menon on Lybrate.com.

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CLINIC 1 - ROYAPETTAH: No.10 A/ 33 A, Balaji Nagar, 1st Street, Near Gill Adarsh School, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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Sir mai gutka chodne ki puri koshish kr raha hu .raat ko mujhe aisa lagta he jaise mre muh band ho raha he koi pressure mra muh band kr raha he or mai uth jata hu. Pls help.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
Sir mai gutka chodne ki puri koshish kr raha hu .raat ko mujhe aisa lagta he jaise mre muh band ho raha he koi pressu...
Gutkha chewing habit may lead to a potentially malignant condition known as OSMF. You have to quit the habit ASAP. Try nicotex or nicorette chewing gum. If mouth opening is reduced you have to personaly visit an expert MDS dentist in oral medicine.
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Hi! Sir I have 2 extra teeth which gives me ugly look. So can I remove that. Is that will cause any problem after removing that teeth?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Hi! Sir I have 2 extra teeth which gives me ugly look. So can I remove that. Is that will cause any problem after rem...
Hello, better don't remove it. Its because every teeth has its importance and if you wish to make it correct, you can go for braces or the surgical procedure to make ti correct. But don't try to harm it or remove it. Take care... :)
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I am 55 years old, while sleeping my mouth gets very dry with the result I hv to consume water 5 - 6 times in the night resulting in bad and breaking sleep. Pls advise.

Dentist, Mumbai
Visit your general physician to find out the underlined cause for it and in the mean time to keep your mouth hydrated use" saliva.
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Hai sir good evening. I am suffering from tooth ache. Please give me the solution.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
Hai sir good evening. I am suffering from tooth ache. Please give me the solution.
plz take a pain killer and then consult a dentist. pain killer is only going to give you temporary relief. dentist will find out the cause of the pain and help you to get rid of it.
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My teeth getting yellow .I used many tooth pastes but no result can you give solution.

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
My teeth getting yellow .I used many tooth pastes but no result can you give solution.
Hello if you are using power form or ayurvedic to clean your teeth. Your teeth become more yellowish with time because powder is more abrasive it will wear outermost layer of tooth enamel. And tooth become more yellowish due to exposure of inner layer dentine which is more yellowish. So avoid vigorous brushing. Bleaching can be done. Which can improve your tooth shade.
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I am 20 years old boy, I am little fatty, my mouth is smelling bad if I brush my teeth daily also what is the solution to overcome this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I am 20 years old boy, I am little fatty, my mouth is smelling bad if I brush my teeth daily also what is the solutio...
Pls clean your tongue along with your teeth ,a visit to the dentist along with a professional cleaning of teeth should solve your issue.
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Dear sir, I m badly having pain of my wisdom tooth which normally comes within the 10-15 days tice in a month. And suffering from bad pain in my gum and mouth also. Please suggest some medicines for this.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi most of the time wisdom tooth that gives problem need to be removed. You need to visit a dentist to get a checkup and x-ray done after which he can give you a exact solution.
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I think i am having cavity in between two of the inner teeths. Whener i am trying to eat from that side, the food gets stuck into that are, and it pains till i remove it.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Dear , You might either be having a cavity there or the height of bone between the two teeth there would have shrunk. Either of these problems create a gap where the food can get stuck, causing pain after sometime. Kindly get yourself checked and the further treatment can then be advised.
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Hey. I have an very bad habit of chewing gutkha and from that my mouth is not opening what to do to leave gutka and open my mouth. Plzzz help me m waiting for answer.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Hey. I have an very bad habit of chewing gutkha and from that my mouth is not opening what to do to leave gutka and o...
Hi Shoheb.. for chewing gutkha...you may take homoeoapthic medicine Staphysagria 6C tds.. For mouth sclerosis (opening) you will need to consult with details...as it requires medicine plus exercise... you have to consult through lybrate..
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Going For Braces - Choices To Consider!

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Going For Braces - Choices To Consider!

A generation ago, we would not see so many adolescents with braces as we do currently. Orthodontics, the branch of dentistry involved in the use of braces to align and move teeth to form that perfect arch, has seen rapid advancements in the past few decades and continues to grow at a rapid pace.

The fundamental principle is that teeth are held in place by surrounding elastic tissues, and minor constant forces can be applied to align them better. Small metal brackets are applied on the teeth and a wire is passed through them so that there is a constant force on the teeth. The amount and direction of force is managed by the doctor. The younger the age, the more elastic the tissue is, the easier it is to move teeth.
There are two main things to understand in terms of your options - relation of age with orthodontic treatment and the choices of braces.
Firstly, it has a correlation with age. Over the years, more people in their 20s and early 30s are choosing to have braces. Though the teeth and more importantly the surrounding periodontium become less elastic with age, the amount of force exerted is increased and therefore tooth movement is enabled. Also, in older patients, tooth removal may be required more frequently to make space for proper alignment.

Second is the choice of braces.

  1. In the earlier days, bands were placed around the teeth and a wire was then used to connect all these bands to enable tooth movement. Gradually, this made way to small brackets being placed on the front surface of the teeth, and a wire running through it and elastic bands connecting the bracket and the wire. This is the most effective way of moving teeth, though not aesthetic. To make it look different, the ligatures could be colored.
  2. For people who are constantly in the public eye, the metal braces were a deterrent and so lingual braces became popular. The brackets are applied on the inner surface of the teeth and are not seen easily. The amount of force here varies from the earlier one, and not all conditions can be treated by this method.
  3. The next development was the development of ceramic braces, which are also applied to the front surface of the teeth and can be used in most cases. These are more expensive than the metallic braces.
  4. Removable aligners is another option, which are trays which need to be worn for close to 18 hours a day to induce tooth movement. They are aesthetically okay and no metal shows during talking or smiling.

So, if you want to improve your smile, consult a dentist and find out how!

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How to make teeth whiter. I am 20 years old female. My teeth are yellowish white.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
How to make teeth whiter.
I am 20 years old female.
My teeth are yellowish white.
You need bleaching. And scaling also if suggested. Avoi too much tea, coffee, chocolates. Use colgate visible white toothpaste regularly.
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I am suffering from mouth ulcer since 5-6 days. Feeling pain during eating. I have taken some allopathic medicine but no results. Pls help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from mouth ulcer since 5-6 days. Feeling pain during eating. I have taken some allopathic medicine but...
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. 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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Sir I had done root canal treatment 2 years ago, now there is a crack in that point. When open my mouth it smells bad. What will I do now?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I had done root canal treatment 2 years ago, now there is a crack in that point. When open my mouth it smells bad...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with capping of your rct treated tooth. You may consult me in person too. 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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Hey I have a yellowish white patch on my teeth. Is there any procedure to get it removed. The patch is on upper incisor.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Hey I have a yellowish white patch on my teeth. Is there any procedure to get it removed. The patch is on upper incisor.
Yes it can be removed by doing scaling and cleaning your teeth than followed by bleaching procedure.
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Toothache & Abscess

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Toothache & Abscess
The most common reason for a toothache and swelling is a abscessed tooth.

An abscessed tooth is an infection caused by tooth decay, periodontal disease or a cracked tooth. These problems can let bacteria enter the pulp (the soft tissue of a tooth that contains nerves, blood vessels and connective tissue) and can lead to pulp death. When pus builds up at the root tip in the jaw bone, it forms a pus-pocket called an abscess. If the abscess is not treated, it can lead to a serious infection in the jaw bone, teeth and surrounding tissues.

Symptoms of an abscess include:
Pain
Swelling
Redness in the gums
Bad taste in the mouth
Fever
An abscessed tooth can be treated with various treatments, depending on the severity of the infection. Here are some of the treatment methods that may be considered.
Antibiotics, to destroy the bacteria causing the infection
Drainage of the infection
Cleaning the space between the tooth and the gum if the cause is from gum disease
Root canal treatment if the abscess is caused by decay or a cracked tooth
Following good oral hygiene practices and routine dental exams will significantly reduce your risk of developing a tooth abscess. If your teeth experience trauma (become loosened or chipped), see your dentist as soon as possible:

Can any one suggest tablets for dryness of mouth. I don't have any hormones problem I won't drink or smoke I won't sleep by opening mouth still I have bad breath problem y I don't know I went to dentist they told no problem with your teeth can any one suggest tablets which I can get in medical shop please please.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Can any one suggest tablets for dryness of mouth. I don't have any hormones problem I won't drink or smoke I won't sl...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night drink plenty of water keep a limon drop in your mouth.
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I have serious problem of gingivitis. It is more then 10 year old. I did regular visit to doctor and have 2 times gum surgery. Still there is serious problem of bleeding gum and bad breath. Gums loosing contact with teeth. Is there any solution ?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I have serious problem of gingivitis. It is more then 10 year old. I did regular visit to doctor and have 2 times gum...
Kindly get scaling done and use mouth wash and gum paint 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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Hello doctor! There is a problem in my teeth. Now a days it's growing black&weak in lower area, please suggest me what to do or some toothpastes for it?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hello doctor!
There is a problem in my teeth. Now a days it's growing black&weak in lower area, please suggest me wha...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night avoid coloured foodstuffs.
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Oral Hygiene

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Oral Hygiene

Brush twice a day for better oral health.

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