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Dr. Mani Kantan

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Mani Kantan Dentist, Chennai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Mani Kantan is a renowned Dentist in Adyar, Chennai. You can visit her at Vasan Dental Care in Adyar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Mani Kantan on Lybrate.com.

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I am suffering from teeth problem, and they become yellow, what should I do for making white?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from teeth problem, and they become yellow, what should I do for making white?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening procedures (bleaching or laser) and / or artificial enamel filling. 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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I brush twice in one day but I still have bad breath how can I reduce it? What is the reason behind this?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I brush twice in one day but I still have bad breath how can I reduce it? What is the reason behind this?
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. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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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My gum bleed for almost 10 years and now the situation is becoming worse day by day. What may be as home remedy for bleeding gums? It is gingivitis and I am lpodsing my muscles. Please reply me soon explaining clearly what should I do. And yes don't blame me because I brush 2 times a day but still I have this dental problem. I can't find a way to get rid of this. I a, m loosing, y blood. Which makes me scary. Reply satisfactorily. Thank you, I am waiting for an expert advice.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My gum bleed for almost 10 years and now the situation is becoming worse day by day. What may be as home remedy for b...
Homoeopathic medicine MERC SOL 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops today night and forget this medicine PLANTAGO Q/HAMMEMELIS Q ( Dr Reckeweg) Mix both these medicines and take 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 2-3 months HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL ) Scrub teeth daily night before sleep NOTE-Use brush with soft bristles and use it upside down while brushing teeth. Starting taking VITAMIN-C supplements like CELIN once daily Take citrus fruits like GUAVA,ORANGES,LEMONS frequently Sources of Vitamin C: 1. Vegetables: Broccoli(Hari Phoolgobhi), Cucumber, Tomato, Spinach(Palak), Lemon(Nimbu), Onion(Pyaaz), Peas(Matar), Green vegetables. Fruits: Orange(Santra), Pineapple, Mango, Apple, Grapes, Banana, Kiwi, Lychee, Papaya(Papita), Peach(Adau), Pear, Plum(Aloo Bukhara), Strawberry, Lime Juice.
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When I eat anything hot or cold there is irritation in my teeth and blood also comes out for many a times? What steps I should take to get relieve?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
When I eat anything hot or cold there is irritation in my teeth and blood also comes out for many a times? What steps...
Hello. Tooth sensitivity — also known as dentin hypersensitivity — affects the tooth or exposed root surfaces. This occurs when the enamel that protects our teeth gets thinner, or when gum recession occurs, exposing the underlying surface, the dentin, thus, reducing the protection the enamel and gums provide to the tooth and root. If hot, cold, sweet or very acidic foods and drinks, or breathing in cold air, makes your teeth or a tooth sensitive or painful then you may have sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity can come and go over time. Causes: There are many causes of tooth sensitivity, including: Worn tooth enamel from using a hard toothbrush or brushing too aggressively Tooth erosion due to highly acidic foods and beverages Tooth erosion due to bulimia or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) Gum recession that leaves your root surface exposed There are several conditions which can cause pain, but which are not tooth sensitivity: Dental caries A cracked or chipped tooth Grinding or clenching the teeth Leakage around restorations External tooth bleaching Management: Proper oral hygiene is the key to preventing gums from receding and causing sensitive-tooth pain. If you brush your teeth incorrectly, or over-brush, your gums may become sensitive. Brushing properly twice daily for 2 minutes with toothpaste that does not have high levels of abrasives, and flossing once a day, can help reduce the chance of tooth sensitivity. A diet low in acidic foods (tomatoes, pickles, tea, citrus fruits) and drinks also helps prevent tooth sensitivity. Treatment: Apply Plantago Q/ few drops on cotton swab, place it on the affected teeth and press it tightly, do it thrice a day. Orally, take Mag. Phos. 6x/ after every 2 hours. Do visit a dentist for proper diagnosis, share the reports with me. In case possible, will help you in treating your problem.
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MDS
Dentist, Delhi
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I am 27 years old, have jig jag type teeth, so I have decided to use brace's, will you please suggest me the cost, or what is the duration and pros and cons of braces.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am 27 years old, have jig jag type teeth, so I have decided to use brace's, will you please suggest me the cost, or...
Hello Cost depends upon doctors and materials used. Your teeth will be aligned properly, face will appear better after treatment is the benefit. This will take time and money, visit to dental clinic and for sometime it will take time to adjust are cons. But in the end your teeth will be fine and your face will appear better when you will smile.
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I am 14 years old and my teeth are slowing coming out of my lips so please help to prevent from coming out of my mouth.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 14 years old and my teeth are slowing coming out of my lips so please help to prevent from coming out of my mouth.
Get professional advice. You may require orthodontic/clip treatment. Don't neglect change in teeth position. It increases with time.
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The back right side of my gum has swollen and the problem persists from 3 weeks, I used listrine to get rid of it but it didnt work at all. The gum is on the backside of teeth and whenever I chew something from that side it pains. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Ujjain
The back right side of my gum has swollen and the problem persists from 3 weeks, I used listrine to get rid of it but...
The swelling may be because of various reasons. May be your wisdom tooth is erupting. Better to hv an xray done. Till then do warm saline rinses.
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Hello, I am 34 yr old male and I have a dry mouth for last 4 months. When I drink water after 30 minute I need to water. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dear suraj kindly talk to your family doctor about reason for dry mouth and than we can do treatment for dry mouth .
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities as the bacteria in dental plaque changes them into acids.
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Rigt side upper wisdom teeth partially gone. No ache. I do not want to extract that. Can it be filled or put a cap on it?

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Dear, If the wisdom tooth can be RCT treated and re constructed to allow you put chewing loads on the same we can save it. But, if it is not salvagable it is better to have the same extracted before it damages the adjacent teeth and shorten its life span too.
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I am 31 years old male and I have cavities in my teeth and also pains with teeth. Tell me what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Botad
Pain will be present only if your teeth is deeply decayed. You need to consult dentist, go for root canal treatment to save your teeth.
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Dear sir /madam I would like to know about the dentist specialist, because I need to plant permanent few teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Dear sir /madam I would like to know about the dentist specialist, because I need to plant permanent few teeth.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. 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. You may consult me in person. 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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My mouth is not opening only 2 fingers can get inside. Due to gutka pan masala. Kindly suggest some medicines.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (osmf). Kindly consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of osmf. Advise full mouth opening, ballooning exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. Wrap 25 to 30 ice-cream sticks, make a bundle, put it between upper & lower front teeth for 15 minutes thrice a day increase 1 sticks each day.
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I am at 19, my mouth continuously secret saliva after mean & stomach pain occurs, what should I do? Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am at 19, my mouth continuously secret saliva after mean & stomach pain occurs, what should I do? Please help me.
Precaution to have reduced saliva flow in mouth you have to maintain oral hygiene. Kindly ensure that you rinse after having meals. Brush twice a day, once in morning and after dinner and use listerine mouthwash twice a day morning and before going to bed. Visit your dentist once in six month for checkup and cleaning of teeth if required. For stomach pain you have to consult your family doctor.
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Whenever I eat chocolate, I will have pain in my teeth. Otherwise I don't have, while doing brush, everyday I will get blood.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Whenever I eat chocolate, I will have pain in my teeth. Otherwise I don't have, while doing brush, everyday I will ge...
U definitely need a check up. For bleeding gums get the cleaning done. And for chocolate. Get the cavities filled if they are present.
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6 Effective Basics That Beat BAD Breath

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
6 Effective Basics That Beat BAD Breath
Basics That Beat Bad Breath

Bad breath is embarrassing. It inconveniences you and everyone around you. It affects your life in more ways than you might be aware of. It is crucial that you give due care to your oral health well in time to save difficult procedures and unbearable decay in time. Here are a few ways how you can do that:

1. Brushing Twice: This is the first and the most important. The reasons of odour in the mouth are mainly gum disease, tooth decay, and cavities. You should brush your teeth twice, once right after you wake up and just before you go to bed.

2. Tongue Cleaning and Flossing: It’s not just brushing, you need to clean your tongue too. This is the area where harmful bacteria are present. To avoid odour and mouth diseases, ensure that you have a tongue cleaner and that you clean your tongue every time you brush your teeth. Also remove the in-betweens of the teeth with a flossing thread. It ensures complete deposit free oral hygiene.

3. No to Mints: Avoid using mints and gums to disguise the odour in your breath. They are temporary disguises and do more harm than good. They have sugar which stays back in your mouth and spoils your oral health, drastically. If you have to choose ones which are free of sugar.

4. Drink Ample Water: If your mouth is dry, it is a bad sign. Saliva has the important enzymes which help kill bacteria. If your mouth is dry, bacteria are increasing. So, drink water. Ensure you drink at least eight glasses of water in a day.

5. Rinse After Every Meal: Always wash the insides of your mouth well, after eating anything, esp. chocolates and other sugary foods. A good swirl with water inside your mouth will get rid of the food lodged in corners.

6. Pick The Right Fruits: Certain fruits and vegetables are very good for oral health. Juicy and crunchy Vitamin C rich fruits like bell peppers, broccoli, berries and apple have a cleansing effect on your teeth.

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While brushing my teeth little blood comes out from gum. Every year I go for teeth scaling. Please advise how to prevent and keep my teeth strong and healthy and it is advisable to go for teeth scaling every year.

BDS
Dentist, Pimpri-Chinchwad
While brushing my teeth little blood comes out from gum. Every year I go for teeth scaling. Please advise how to prev...
Yes you can go for scaling every six months but you need to brush your teeth with proper brushing technique and proper soft bristle brush. Together with scaling you also need to maintain proper hygiene at home.
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My upper teeth are having gap between them. How it can be fixed. And what's the cost to remove tartar from teeth.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My upper teeth are having gap between them. How it can be fixed. And what's the cost to remove tartar from teeth.
Hello, gap in between teeth can be filled by 1. Orthodontic (braces) which is the best and most safest treatment. You need to consult an orthodontist and get it checked. 2. Veneers 3. Crowns to remove tartar from your teeth you can get your scaling and polishing done. It will cost you around Rs 500- 15,000 depending upon the case, dentist and the locality of the clinic.
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