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Dr. Manikanda Prabu

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Chennai

8 Years Experience
Dr. Manikanda Prabu BDS, MDS Dentist, Chennai
8 Years Experience
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Manikanda Prabu is a renowned Dentist in Saligramam, Chennai. He has had many happy patients in his 8 years of journey as a Dentist. He is a BDS, MDS . He is currently associated with Senthil Dental Care in Saligramam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Manikanda Prabu and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - SRM Kattankulathur Dental College & Hospital - 2009
MDS - SRM Kattankulathur Dental College & Hospital - 2013
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My front teeth is getting black day by day. And I remember that in my childhood I got hurt on my teeth. So please I need your suggestion to make it normal.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
My front teeth is getting black day by day. And I remember that in my childhood I got hurt on my teeth. So please I n...
This problem is because your teeth have become non vital you need to go for root canal treatment and then a crown over the teeth.
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MDS - Orthodontics, BDS, MBA (Healthcare), FCLR, PGDMLE, Cosmetic Dentistry diploma
Dentist, Rohtak
Mouth wash with brushing is advisable.
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Sir my question is related to my teeth, how to keep our teeth white and clean and also how to remove odour smell.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir my question is related to my teeth, how to keep our teeth white and clean and also how to remove odour smell.
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •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. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •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.
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I have blood in my teeth when I was brushing. What should I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
I have blood in my teeth when I was brushing. What should I do?
Bleeding during brushing is the sign of gingivitis and plaque deposition on the tooth surface. You can get relief by scaling. Also rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash three times a day after each meal. Brush gently.
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I an 20 years old I am not any smoking but yellow slide on my teeth how I remove them.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I an 20 years old I am not any smoking but yellow slide on my teeth how I remove them.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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I am suffering from dry mouth and cough my mouth got dry much but no tiredness is this symptoms of sugar or diabetes? please tell me in detail about this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from dry mouth and cough my mouth got dry much but no tiredness is this symptoms of sugar or diabetes?...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Drink plenty of water. For dry mouth, consider chewing sugar-free gum or sucking on sugar-free candies to help stimulate salivary flow. There also are artificial saliva’s on the market that may help to induce salivation. Sialogogues (Pilocarpine 30 mg/day. Contraindications - include many lung conditions, such as asthma, cardiac problems, epilepsy and Parkinson's disease). Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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Hi. I want to ask that my teeth are becoming yellow from 1 year. So please suggest me how to make teeth white? please recommend me something.

BDS
Dentist, Botad
Hi. I want to ask that my teeth are becoming yellow from 1 year. So please suggest me how to make teeth white? please...
You should require bleaching for this.. Mostly it clear with this... Its become yellow due to more fluoride in drinking water (more than 1ppm)
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My upper jaw's 6th tooth has a cavity and I am suffering from severe pain while chewing food grains. Please advise me the medicine and good tooth paste to eliminate this problems.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
My upper jaw's 6th tooth has a cavity and I am suffering from severe pain while chewing food grains. Please advise me...
In case of cavity you need to see a dentist and get the caries removed and filling done. For the time being do warm saline rinses and hv any pain killer, this will help you reduce your pain. Colgate paste with colgate soft bristles toothbrush is all time best.
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I have problems in my teeth. Blood is coming while brushing. It is from last one year. I used sensodyne toothpaste. My teeth is being in yellow colour. I dont take any tobacco or. Cigerate. Then what to do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Nagpur
I have problems in my teeth. Blood is coming while brushing. It is from last one year. I used sensodyne toothpaste. M...
Bleeding gums are due to perodontitis you need scalling may need periodontal surgery visit immediately to dentist or you may loss your teeth gradualy.
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Hi my trunk broken yesterday. I am still only twenty five year old young boy. What I do for save my trunks. From my mouth always some bed smell coming.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi my trunk broken yesterday. I am still only twenty five year old young boy. What I do for save my trunks. From my m...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical procedures or artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. You may consult me in person too. 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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whenever I eat something more more my teeth satt paining idk how. I brush wit colgate n yahh I like to eat food. Sruu very much.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
whenever I eat something more more my teeth satt paining idk how.
I brush wit colgate n yahh I like to eat food. Sruu...
you might have a deep cavity kindly get it checked by dentist...and take medications/treatment accordingly..
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I have a dry mouth condition (less saliva secretion). I drink lot of water daily but still if I go outside for 3-4 hours at a stretch without drinking water then my lips start cracking. Difficulty in speaking, what should I do?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hi, there are many conditions causing dry mouth. Some of the main causes are some medicines, salivary gland disease, dehydration, diabetes, etc. We need to do a complete checkup. Meanwhile, continue drinking water frequently and start taking limcee lozenges 4 to 5 times a day. I would advice you to consult oral medicine specialist for complete diagnosis and treatment. Regards.
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I am a 52 year old male and problem is having pain my teeth. What should i do?

Temporarily you can take painkillers. But you should visit dentist to know the exact cause of the pain.
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I'm 62 yrs young man. Having no sugar, no bp .Now a days whole day drowsiness, loud snoring, bad breath, very bad smell from mouth.Please do help

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Please get cleaning done at nearby dentist clinic for bad breath & bad smell because they are caused due to food accumulation in the mouth also known as plaque.
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I have a serious problem of bad breathe. It's increasing day by day. What should I do?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Scrape your tongue each morning with a tongue scraper or spoon to decrease the bacteria, fungi, and dead cells that can cause odor. Hold the tip of the tongue with gauze to pull it forward in order to clean the back of the tongue. Chew a handful of cloves, fennel seeds, or aniseeds. Their antiseptic qualities help fight halitosis-causing bacteria. Chew a piece of lemon or orange rind for a mouth- freshening burst of flavor. (Wash the rind thoroughly first.) The citric acid will stimulate the salivary glands—and fight bad breath.
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What Can I do for whitening my teeth?

BDS, Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Certified Implantologist
Dentist,
There are many treatment option available to whiten the teeth. You should visit a dentist to find out appropriate treatment option for you.
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My mouth smells daily after 2-3 hours of mouth-wash. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
My mouth smells daily after 2-3 hours of mouth-wash. What should I do?
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. 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 teeth are very yellow. how to make them white ?

BDS
Dentist,
Using bleaching of 16% may help u to whiten or dim the colour but if there r intrinsic stains than its difficult to remove.
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4 Foods That Strengthen Your Child’s Teeth

Fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology, MD Pediatrics (Gold Medalist), MBBS
Pediatrician, Delhi
4 Foods That Strengthen Your Child’s Teeth
4 Foods That Strengthen Your Child’s Teeth

Kids have a mind of their own when it comes to food. The unhealthier it is, the more they tend to like it. Most taste driven or sweet foods are harmful for your child’s oral hygiene. However not all foods that your children like to eat are as bad for their oral health, some even help strengthen their teeth.

Here are 4 foods that your children can have for healthy teeth and gums.

1) Sugarless Gum - It helps loosen plaque and increase the number of natural antibodies in the mouth. It also keeps the gums hydrated. While too much of anything is not good, these gums are good once in a while.

2) Crispy Vegetables - These might not be popular with children but can be made yummy with interesting dips to go with them. Raw carrots, celery, cauliflower, and green beans are chewing foods which clean the child's teeth and gums.

3) Natural Sugar - Sugar from milk, yoghurt and cheese are rich in vitamin D, phosphate and calcium. When consumed, they raise the pH level of the mouth which lowers the level of acids, hence reducing risk of tooth decay.

4) Vitamin C Rich Foods - Fruits like oranges, kiwis, strawberries, papayas and limes help kill bacteria that can cause gingivitis. They also aid a good supply of collagen in the child's gums. However, parents need to remember that one can eat citrus foods only after thirty minutes from brushing their teeth. This is because the citric acid in these foods can weaken the tooth enamel temporarily.


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I think one of tooth is rotten. It turned into black and it is hurting the right jaw so badly. Is there any first aid I could do before going to doctor to avoid the pain. Any medicine I could by at the medical shop without prescription.

Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I think one of tooth is rotten. It turned into black and it is hurting the right jaw so badly. Is there any first aid...
Take dolo 650mg twice daily, but we need to analyze by taking the xray, so visit your dentist regularly as soon as possible.
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