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Dr. Mangai

Dentist, Chennai

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Dr. Mangai Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Mangai is a trusted Dentist in Adyar, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Mangai personally at Vasan Dental Care in Adyar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Mangai on Lybrate.com.

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How long after a tooth extraction before eating and drinking?

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How long after a tooth extraction before eating and drinking?
Hi, after tooth extraction you can eat an icecream as it controls bleeding also. And the day of extraction take soft food which you can easily swallow like porridge, halwa or khichdi after 2-3 hours. Do not take too hard food until it comoletely heals.

I'm 16 year old male, I'm having mouth ulcers since last year And I haven't increased a kilogram more since a few months, monster how much I eat. Please help me.

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I'm 16 year old male, I'm having mouth ulcers since last year
And I haven't increased a kilogram more since a few mon...
At your age mouth ulcers are very common. So do not worry. This ulcers are because of stress hormones and also because of stomach upset. Both are common symptoms at your age. Always keep a 0.1%kenakort buccal paste with you and apply over the lesions whenever they recur. You will get relief in 2-3 days. Take sufficient amount of vitamin b in your diet.

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Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.

I am 45 years old I am suffering form pain of teeth and stomach pain please give me advise Soon.

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I am 45 years old I am suffering form pain of teeth and stomach pain please give me advise Soon.
For stomach pain take tablet Meftalspas-Ds eight hourly if necessary and Avoid spicy food in your diet and Also avoid peanuts and potatoes in your diet
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Hello sir my name is rohit dawar I am 19. Year old boy I have teeth cavity problem last two months what should I do please tell me.

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Hello sir my name is rohit dawar I am 19. Year old boy I have teeth cavity problem last two months what should I do p...
kindly get an xray done to assess the depth of cavity.. and dentist might advise a filling or a root canal treatment.

I am having pain in upper left back teeth. What should I do?

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I am having pain in upper left back teeth. What should I do?
Hello sir, if the pain is because of any tooth decay, based on your x-ray, can go for either tooth coloured restoration, or if deep can go for root canal treatment. If the pain is in the wisdom tooth region can go for removal of the wisdom teeth. For details consult.

I am a 24 year old male. I want to adjust my teeth back as I feel them protruding outside. Which bracing method would be best as well economically lower so that least impact I could feel as I would be using corrective measure.

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I am a 24 year old male. I want to adjust my teeth back as I feel them protruding outside. Which bracing method would...
Hi thanks for the query yes orthodontic (braces) treatment is the only option for treatment of protruding teeth. Stainless steel braces are economical thank you.
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I am 30 years old and my teeth is not good their is so many irritation and sensevity but can I do to solve my problem.

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I am 30 years old and my teeth is not good their is so many irritation and sensevity but can I do to solve my problem.
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (Sensodyne Tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better.
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I m 45 yr old male having teeth problem, have to fix 6 teeth, can I know the cost of each both fix & removal.

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I m 45 yr old male having teeth problem, have to fix 6 teeth, can I know the cost of each both fix & removal.
We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need replacement with removable or fixed (bridges & implants) type of teeth. Cost varies with dentist. 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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Flossing cleans the miniscule spaces between the teeth where the toothbrush is unable to reach.

Since one week my mouth taste has gone. Although I feel hunger but can't eat. Because tastelessness.

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keep your tongue clean ..use a good mouthwash to get rid of bacteria... try lemon water or plain lemon...don't have heavy fried food...
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I really have a bad breath in the morning and sometimes even after the long hours like 4 or five hours after i do brush. What should be done? Please advise?

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Hi Bad breath is caused by dirty teeth, so get a general check up of teeth done. It can also be due to gastric problems as well. Also constant dry mouth may lead to the same esp in the night time when we are sleeping. You should brush your teeth at night before going to bed as the saliva secretion is least at that time. You can use mouthwashes available in the market.

Having some pain from over 10 days in my 1 teeth while chewing anything. What to do?

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Having some pain from over 10 days in my 1 teeth while chewing anything. What to do?
Homoeopathic medicine Chamomilla 200( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops in 1 spoon fresh water 3 times daily RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth. HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night Visit a Dentist for physical examination.
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My son (age 7 Years) has teeth brittle issue. This I have noticed when he was around 3 years, but I thought he might have fell on the floor in my and wife's absence. Last week I have noticed the same issue with my little one who is 2 years and have some teeth. I am seeking for an expert opinion. An early reply would be much appreciated.

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My son (age 7 Years) has teeth brittle issue. This I have noticed when he was around 3 years, but I thought he might ...
Hello, such cases need to be seen clinically. Its better to see dentist, he might advice you for additional fluoride treatment which will help to fortify the teeth.
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Brushing technique

MDS Prosthodontics, PG in Laser Dentistry, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI)
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Brush your teeth gently with little toothpaste (pea size toothpaste enough). Hard brushing abrades the protective layer of tooth (enamel). Tooth abrasion leads to decay and sensitivity in tooth.
Brushing technique
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Hi sir or madam. I am 26 years old. I have two problems with teeth, 1. From childhood onwards my teeth colour is yellowish only but everyday I i'll do two times brush. But colour is yellowish only it not changed to white and I feel shy to give a smile in front if others. 2. Bad smell is coming from my mouth. So my problem is normal or abnormal please give any suggestion or advice.

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You need a professional cleaning with polishing for your bad breath and yellow teeth... Brushing twice daily is a good habit, but don t over brush as the dentine (the 2nd layer of teeth) gets exposed which is yellow in colour.. Do visit ur dentist for the cleaning..

My son is five months he has itching in gums can I use silicon teeth as its available online now days can we use that it is safe or not.

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My son is five months he has itching in gums can I use silicon teeth as its available online now days can we use that...
Hi lybrate-user, the causes of itchy gums in children are: 1. Mild inflammation of gums 2. Accumulation of debris on teeth 3. Teeth pushing through gums the best home-remedy is to massage on your child's gums with a mix of mustard oil and salt twice daily for 1 or 2 days. It will sooth the gums. Hope that helps.

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Take regular medication after extraction.

I'm a student, I'm suffering from tooth aches and teeth hve been yellowish. I need some help regarding this I brush twice a day!

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I'm a student, I'm suffering from tooth aches and teeth hve been yellowish. I need some help regarding this I brush t...
Toothaches can be due to decay, gum infection or sensitivity. Get your teeth x-rayed to determine the cause. Cavities can be filled with or without rct. Gum infection can be treated by scaling and polishing. For sensitivity, use desensitizing toothpaste twice daily. Regarding yellow teeth, everyone doesn't have pearl white teeth. You can go for bleaching.
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I haven't sleep for the past one week. My throat is irritating a lot and I have lot of body aches. I have pain inside the cheeks, it like farady spot inside for the long time. I have tried many medicines which was commonly used for mouth ulcers. But no use of it. Kindly help me?

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I haven't sleep for the past one week. My throat is irritating a lot and I have lot of body aches. I have pain inside...
it is possible that your lesion is not healing due to your infected throat you can try antibiotic mouth wash and gargle for relief of both
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