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Dr. Manikantan

Dentist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. Manikantan Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Manikantan is a renowned Dentist in Ambattur, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Mothers Multispeciality Hospital in Ambattur, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Manikantan on Lybrate.com.

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Do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpastes? Is bottled water better for you than tap water?

BDS - Orthodontist, Root Canal, Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dentist, MScD, PGDMLS
Dentist, Bhopal
Do whitening toothpastes whiten teeth more than regular toothpastes? Is bottled water better for you than tap water?
Yes whitening toothpastes do whiten tooth. Chemical ingredients do more better than herbal. See a dentist before prolong use. Bottled water is better for anyone for general health than for teeth.
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There is a black dot in my tooth (molars area) how can I remove that? It being noticed by people when I talk with them please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Fatehgarh Churian
There is a black dot in my tooth (molars area) how can I remove that? It being noticed by people when I talk with the...
Dear lybrate-user you can't remove it by your own you need to see a dentist its initial stage of caries.
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When I eat sweets more than 2 or 3 my teeth get suffer from pain How I can overcome this problem.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
When I eat sweets more than 2 or 3 my teeth get suffer from pain
How I can overcome this problem.
Homoeopathic tooth paste HYPERICUM 1X ( Wilmar Schwabe India ) Chew 1 tab twice daily Homoeodent tooth paste ( SBL) HEKLALAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Use at night Precautions 1.Afways scrub teeth with above powder before sleep at night 2.Avoid extreme hot and cold things 3.Avoid sour things 4.Rinse your mouth with RINSEOUT ( SBL) ,everytime you eat or drink anything during the day.
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BDS
Dentist, Nagpur
Taking a large no. Of medications often leads to a dry mouth. Increase your fluid intake or ask your dentist about an artifical saliva product or chew sugarless gum after a meal to keep your mouth moist.

Soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices should be consumed in a limited quantity

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices should be consumed in a limited quantity
Soft drinks, cordials and fruit juices should be consumed in a limited quantity because they are acidic in nature. Acidic food or drinks often soften the tooth material which leads to the dissolution of minerals into the tooth enamel, resulting in cavities (holes).
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KEEP CALM & BRUSH GENTLY

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
KEEP CALM & BRUSH GENTLY
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure due to aggressive & improper brushing technique.

Hi'sir /mam I'm suffering from blisters on tongue. Please tell me any solutions. I'm fasting everyday so. I can eat food.

BDS
Dentist, Gwalior
Hi'sir /mam
I'm suffering from blisters on tongue. Please tell me any solutions. I'm fasting everyday so. I can eat f...
There are tubes of gels that can be applied directly on blister to relive pain or other problem. But since you are on fasting, let them cure by own with time. But if it doesn't, you must visit your local general practitioner.
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Sir me brush's my teeth every day but my teeth is yellow since I completely brush's my teeth frm childhood and I have also bad breath plxx consult me what can I doo itx a very big fault for me.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Sir me brush's my teeth every day but my teeth is yellow since I completely brush's my teeth frm childhood and I have...
Even after brushing some deposits remain over teeth surface . these deposits causes fowl smell and make teeth looks yellow. get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. if not satisfied with the results go for bleaching. maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly. get dental check up done every 6 months
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Sir I am suffering from lefjaw side portion swelling. Since last 5 days or 6 days Although I did not got any sort of pain and injury in that portion. I consult a dentist and he done opg x-ray and said there is no problem except 8th tooth s erupting. He prescribed Clavam 625mg 1×2 5 days Vito m 1×2 5 days And a pain killer on s. O which I am not taking As I have no pain at all. Please tell me take measures to subside swelling soon and is the prescription OK.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I am suffering from lefjaw side portion swelling. Since last 5 days or 6 days Although I did not got any sort of ...
Wisdom teeth usually make their appearance between the ages of 17 and 21, though it's possible for them to push through earlier or later. Referred to as your" third molars, these four teeth begin to push through the skin like any other tooth, which can cause pain or swelling. However, wisdom teeth are much more likely to grow in at an incorrect angle – even sideways – causing impaction that can radiate this pain or swelling to the teeth in front of it. In such cases extraction of the 3rd molar is advisable.
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I have very sensitive teeth. Visited a dentist and did filling as well but it again seems to be sensitive now. What should i do?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have very sensitive teeth. Visited a dentist and did filling as well but it again seems to be sensitive now. What s...
Teeth sensitivity is a result of loss of outer most layer (enamel) of teeth. That can be due to: - tooth grinding - acidic beverages (such as soda) that cause enamel erosion and dentin exposure. - brushing with a very abrasive toothpaste, brushing incorrectly and/or brushing more than three times a day could result in a loss of enamel. - a chipped or fractured tooth may expose the dentin. Here are few steps to avoid sensitivity of teeth: - practice good oral hygiene. - use a sensitivity toothpaste like sensodyne. - don't brush too hard. - use a softer toothbrush. - take care while consuming acidic foods. - use fluoridated dental products. - avoid grinding your teeth. - see your dentist regularly for professional tooth cleaning, dental care recommendations and advice on treating your sensitive teeth.
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What is Root Canal Treatment?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
What is Root Canal Treatment?

What is a root canal?

Root canal is a layman's term to describe a dental procedure that is performed to preserve a tooth that is at risk of being lost due to deep decay, infection, or other forms of trauma. Endodontic therapy or root canal treatment are the dental terms to describe this procedure. Root canal treatment is the removal of the infection-prone contents within the tooth and its roots. Subsequently, the resulting space is filled with an inert material to prevent infection. This treatment thoroughly disinfects the tooth's inner space. Root canal treatment enables a tooth to remain intact to function and serve its purpose in the mouth despite losing its vitality. Vitality is the tooth's ability to sense pain, pressure, or temperature. Prior to the implementation of root canal treatment, if a tooth had a large cavity or was abscessed, the only option was extraction of the bad tooth. All in all with Root Canal Treatment, we get to preserve a natural tooth and restore good dental health.

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Sir. I am 19 age. Ma teeth are yellowish I want 2 white teeth sir. please suggest me any paste. Or any medicine. I don't know why my teeth turn in yellow ma ammi (mom) said that in childhood you not brush it.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Sir. I am 19 age. Ma teeth are yellowish I want 2 white teeth sir. please suggest me any paste. Or any medicine.
I do...
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. If you are not satisfied with the results go for bleaching of teeth. some cases there are intrinsic stains due to excessive fluoride in water or due to some medication taken by your mother during her pregnancy time
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Helo sir, Mere center mai uper side masoode fool rhe h jisse bolne m problem ho thi h kya kru jisse ye theek ho jaye but in mai se bleeding nhi ho rhi please help me sir!

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Helo sir, Mere center mai uper side masoode fool rhe h jisse bolne m problem ho thi h kya kru jisse ye theek ho jaye ...
If the gums are swollen on one side,,it may be due to decayed tooth or localized gingivitis,,so consult a dentist and for the time being do rinses with lukewarm water and a pinch of salt.
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I have a problem that my teeth start grinding automatically during night creating voices which make me feel ashamed what could be possible reason.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have a problem that my teeth start grinding automatically during night creating voices which make me feel ashamed w...
Teeth grinding at night could be due to excessive stress during the day. You can have a night guard which you can wear while you sleep.
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Sir I want to know what is charge of one route canal dadh in mouth? And after route canal, is it guaranteed for clear dadh in mouth? Thank you

B.D.S., M.D.S. - Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Dentist, Bhiwandi
Sir
I want to know what is charge of one route canal dadh in mouth? And after route canal, is it guaranteed for clear...
It usually starts from 3000. If it is done by good clinician or endodontist then they can assure you, but there is no guarantee in medical fuild as we all know there is no guarantee for life too.
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I have a small gap between my front teeth. Is there any possible way to decrease that. Or shall I have to consult a dentist.

MDS(Prosthodontist), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have a small gap between my front teeth.
Is there any possible way to decrease that.
Or shall I have to consult a d...
Yes, there are several ways to reduce the gap ranging from braces to giving cap in front tooth as well placing veneers that is tooth colored material is filled on the surface of teeth to enhance the shape and size of your front tooth and filling the gap from that but before any of the treatment can be started dentist need to see clinically if your case suits ideally for the treatment. So, visiting dentist can more accurately decide on what treatment suits you more.
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Hi, Mujhe mere teeth me braces lagane hai, uske liye mujhe kitana charge aayega. Please tell me.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Gandhidham
Hi, Mujhe mere teeth me braces lagane hai, uske liye mujhe kitana charge aayega. Please tell me.
Braces is a long tratmen to move irregular and forwadly placed teeth to normal position and in proper alignment it required 1 to 2 years of treatment time. (every month one appointment) cost of ortho treatment start from 20000 to 50000 depend on case and depend on braces. More costly treatment is also available.
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If I wash my teeth and gum in a dental clinic to prevent from piria disease. Is this possible that my teeth has been loosen or lose and make some pocket around my teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
If I wash my teeth and gum in a dental clinic to prevent from piria disease. Is this possible that my teeth has been ...
Hi the procedure is known as scaling that includes cleaning of your teeth with the instrument using water pressure and vibrations. In this procedure there is no such loosening of teeth occurs. That is a myth pocket problem arises because of improper brushing and bone loss that surrounds the teeth. When heavy amount or plaque or calculus is collected around the teeth that goes unnoticed by the patient. In such cases when scaling is done calculus is removed slight to considerable mobility of teeth can be noticed because the teeth were taking the support of deposits. This is a big myth that scaling loosens teeth.
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Sir/madam, I suffered every year from angular cheilitis or perleche during the time of weather changes. Please tell the medicine for this infection.

MD - Skin,VD & Lepxsy
Dermatologist, Hyderabad
Sir/madam, I suffered every year from angular cheilitis or perleche during the time of weather changes. Please tell t...
Hello lybrate-user, take B complex tablets, use green leafy vegetables in your diet. Consult a general physician for further management.
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My mom is suffering from acute tooth pain. It started paining suddenly after couple of days. Please suggest the way out. Thankyou.

MDS ORAL MEDICINE AND RADIOLOGY
Dentist, Bangalore
My mom is suffering from acute tooth pain. It started paining suddenly after couple of days. Please suggest the way o...
Thanks for your query. The pain in the tooth can be because of the tooth infection secondary to decay. Nothing to worry you need to take a course of antibiotics and analgesics to reduce infection and later get the tooth treated with root canal treatment or extraction. Take care.
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