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Dr. Mathan Rajan.R

MDS

Dentist, Chennai

15 Years Experience
Dr. Mathan Rajan.R MDS Dentist, Chennai
15 Years Experience
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Mathan Rajan.R is an experienced Dentist in Kundratur, Chennai. He has been a practicing Dentist for 15 years. He studied and completed MDS . He is currently practising at Sprciality Dental clinic in Kundratur, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Mathan Rajan.R and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Post graduate certificate course of implantogy, BDS
Dentist,
Diabetes and Oral Health

During the past 10 years, much research has been undertaken on the link between diabetes and periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is the sixth leading complication of diabetes. If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you are 3 to 4 times more likely to develop periodontal disease, with a higher rate of more severe levels of bone loss and gum infection.1

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes is a serious disease in which the body does not produce or properly use insulin, a hormone needed to convert sugar, starches, and other foods into energy. Normally, insulin helps get sugar from the blood to the body's cells, where it is used for energy. When you have diabetes, your body has trouble making and/or using insulin, so your body does not get the fuel it needs and your blood sugar stays too high. High blood sugar sets off processes that can lead to complications, such as heart, kidney, and eye disease, or other serious problems.2,3

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, you are 3 to 4 times more likely to develop periodontal disease.

Are There Different Types of Diabetes? It is estimated that more than 20 million adults and children in the United States have some form of diabetes?14 million having been diagnosed with the disease and 6 million being unaware they have it. There are different types of the disease: type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes, as well as prediabetes. Most Americans (around 90%) who are diagnosed with diabetes have type 2 diabetes.2,3

What Is Periodontal Disease? Periodontal disease, or gum disease, is a bacterial infection of the gums, ligaments, and bone that support your teeth and hold them in the jaw. If left untreated, you may experience tooth loss. The main cause of periodontal disease is bacterial plaque, a sticky, colorless microbial film that constantly forms on your teeth. Toxins (or poisons) produced by the bacteria in plaque irritate the gums, causing infection.4

Diabetes Control and Periodontal Treatment

Periodontal disease may make it more difficult for you to control your blood sugar. Your body's reaction to periodontal disease can increase your blood sugar level. Consequently, it is important for patients with diabetes to treat and eliminate periodontal infection for optimal diabetes control. Periodontal treatment combined with antibiotics has been shown to improve blood sugar levels in patients with diabetes, suggesting that treating periodontal disease could decrease insulin requirements.1

What Are the Warning Signs?

DIABETES

Constant hunger or thirstFrequent urinationBlurred visionConstant fatigueWeight loss without tryingPoor wound healing (cuts or bruises that are slow to heal)Dry mouthItchy, dry skinTingling or numbness in the hands or feetMost people with diabetes do not notice any warning signs
PERIODONTAL DISEASE 
Red and swollen gums that bleed often during brushing or flossing and are tender to the touchGums that have pulled away from the teeth, exposing the rootsMilky white or yellowish plaque deposits, which are usually heaviest between the teethPus between the teeth and gums accompanied by tenderness or swelling in the gum areaA consistent foul, offensive odor from the mouth

IMPORTANT: Physicians and Dentists Need to Work Together

It is important that your dentist be kept up-to-date on your diabetic condition and treatment and that your physician be kept up-to-date on your oral condition and treatment, so that they can work together to help you control your diabetes and prevent or control periodontal disease.1

Keep your dentist up-to-date on your diabetic condition and your physician up-to-date on your oral condition.

If your diabetic condition is well controlled, periodontal treatment would be the same for you as for a patient without diabetes. In early stages, treatment usually involves removing the plaque and calculus from the pockets around your teeth. If the periodontal disease is more severe or if your diabetes is not well controlled, treatment will be more specialized and tailored toward your specific condition. Your dentist may recommend more frequent oral prophylaxes (dental cleanings) involving scaling and root planing or may recommend periodontal surgery.1

Diabetes and Your Mouth

Periodontal disease is not the only problem that can occur if you have diabetes. Although you might not be able to prevent these problems, you can minimize the trouble they cause you5:

Dry mouth: Xerostomia occurs when your salivary glands don't produce sufficient saliva to keep your mouth moist, causing tissues in your mouth to become inflamed and sore. It can make chewing, tasting, and swallowing more difficult, as well as cause difficulty in eating, making it more difficult to control blood sugar.Fungal infection: Candida albicans is a fungus that normally lives inside the mouth without causing any problems. But when you have diabetes, deficient saliva in your mouth and extra sugar in your saliva allow the fungus to cause an infection called candidiasis (thrush), which appears as sore white or red areas in your mouth.Burning mouth syndrome: If you feel severe burning and pain in your mouth even though you don't see any problems causing it, you may have this syndrome.Oral surgery complications:If you need oral surgery, diabetes? particularly if poorly controlled?can complicate oral surgery. Diabetes retards healing and increases risk of infection. Your blood sugar levels also may be harder to control after oral surgery. Your dentist should work closely with your physician to minimize possible complications. If you need oral surgery, the American Diabetes Association recommends that you: 
Remind your dentist that you have diabetes and discuss any specific diabetes-related issues.Eat before your dental visit so your blood sugar is within normal range.Take your usual medications. Your dentist should consult with your physician about whether you can adjust your diabetes medications or take an antibiotic to prevent infection before surgery.Plan for your eating needs after surgery. If you're having dental work that may leave your mouth sore, plan to eat soft or liquid foods that will allow you to eat without pain.Wait until your blood sugar is under control. It's best to have surgery when your blood sugar levels are within your goal range. If your dental needs are urgent and your blood sugar is poorly controlled, talk to your dentist and physician about receiving dental treatments in a hospital.


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I am 59 years old and want tore-move 20 teeth in one sitting is it risky? Are there any side effects.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 59 years old and want tore-move 20 teeth in one sitting is it risky?  Are there any side effects.
It depends on gen condition and capacity to take action in emergency under ga it can be easily done no side effects in particular.
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I am 29 years old. Gap between the front upper teeth are increasing please suggest the diagnosis ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
Please visit a dentist and get your teeth cleaned. By hearing what u are saying, diagnosis goes towards Pathological Migration, which is mainly caused by bone destruction caused due to deposits on teeth, We can help you better if you can send an OPG xray to me.
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Sir, my rootcanal complete before 6 month but in this is small hole, now in want cap on teeth pls guide me this is correct or not & how may rs spend in this process?

BDS
Dentist, Dibrugarh
You would have gone through capping of the tooth at that time only.You can go for capping now also . Before that you should go for restoration of that cavity (hole) which is done after RCT. Make sure the RCT is in good condition. By xray you can get it checked. And cap rates vary according to material of cap.
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I have mouth ulcer for over 5 days & pain in my ear. please tell me what to do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I have mouth ulcer for over 5 days & pain in my ear. please tell me what to do?
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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Black patches are caused on tongue What will be the reasons and remedies.Please tell.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Oral thrush is a fungal infection which occurs due to dry mouth, uncontrolled diabetes and weak immune system with debilitating disease or patient on corticosteroids. You may need fluconazole & renal safety dosage of amphotericin b (iv drugs to be used only with the advice of oral & maxillofacial surgeons). Kindly consult an oral & maxillofacial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need candid ointment until then. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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The new teeth germinating what should I have to do to get relief from its paining?

BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
The new teeth germinating what should I have to do to get relief from its paining?
Hi. You may have erupting of wisdom tooth, you should do an xray of that teeth, after that depends on diagnosis, go for cleaning of your teeth take antibiotics, painkillers use mouthwash and rinse your mouth after every meal, try to clean that area, twice brush daily.
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I am 25 year's old female. I am suffering from cavities in my 4 teeth. What can I do?

Dentist, Kolkata
Plz get the fillings done as soon as possible, otherwise there will be nerve n gum infection, leading to severe pain
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I am 22 years old. I always get these mouth ulcers. No matter how much vegetables I eat. Please guide me.

B.D.S
Dentist,
I am 22 years old. I always get these mouth ulcers. No matter how much vegetables I eat. Please guide me.
Mouth ulcers have various etiological factors. Means reasons. Most common reason is stress. Kindly start with bcomplex capsules twice a day for 10 days.
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Doctor, Kanpur
Citrus fruits like lemon help in whitening the teeth.
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Last 4 days se mere mouth me chhale ho gaye h. Please advise me.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Last 4 days se mere mouth me chhale ho gaye h. Please advise me.
Mouth ulcers are due to o many reasons 1) due to sharp edge if teeth 2) due to body heat 3) due to constipation or gi tract problem 4) due to acidity 5) due to via in b12 deficiency kindly consult dentist for that
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I have mouth ulcers.How to cure?

BDS
Dentist,
I have  mouth ulcers.How to cure?
Hello, mouth ulcers may have many different reasons stress factors, some irritation cause of tooth sharp points, viral or bacterial infection. Along with fever. So you need to visit your dentist for exact diagnosis. For temp relief you can follow these few tips: 1. Warm saline rinses. 2. Apply dologel-ct / dentogel.
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I am suffering to allow teeth problem from 1 year which has medicine and tooth past is useful for me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering to allow teeth problem from 1 year which has medicine and tooth past is useful for me.
Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Changing the toothbrush alone donot keeps your teeth clean. All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.
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Dentist, Thane
QUICK FACTS ABOUT ROOT CANAL TREATMENT(RCT)
You may need RCT if you have:
1. Throbbing Pain which increases particularly after lying down.
2. Pain when eating/chewing from concerned tooth
3. Extreme Sensitivity to Hot /cold food.
4. Deep cavity which has been ignored for a long time
5. Injury to the face/ jaw in accident cases
6. Colour change/ darkening of the tooth
7. Pus discharge / swelling in the nearby gum region.
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Mere daant mai keeda laga hai mai kya karu maine 5 saal pahle masala bharwaya tha ab mai kya karu.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Mere daant mai keeda laga hai mai kya karu maine 5 saal pahle masala bharwaya tha ab mai kya karu.
Such remedies do not work with decay. Visit a dentist to get your decay tooth treated by a filling/ rct.
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I have problem with my teeth , there is gap between my teeth is possible to remove gap my age is 27 male

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Yeah. .It can be done by orthodontic treatment or else cosmetic dentistry like veneering and laminates. .
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Mera ek samne Ka daant excident me aadha tut gya h.sir, kya is me cap lg skta h or is me kharcha kitna aayga.

MDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Mera ek samne Ka daant excident me aadha tut gya h.sir, kya is me cap lg skta h or is me kharcha kitna aayga.
U said half tooth is broken, if that's d case better to have RCT first followed by capping for the same.
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Hello, I got a some brown spot on my teeth, I didn't know how I got it as I didn't take tobacco or consume much chocolate I even tried to brush two times a day to remove but is still there what should I do?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Hello,
I got a some brown spot on my teeth, I didn't know how I got it as I didn't take tobacco or consume much choco...
Hello lybrate-user Discoloration (yellow/brown patches) on teeth can be due to a variety of reasons. Broadly they are categorized as Extrinsic & Intrinsic causes. Discolouration of teeth occurring after the eruption of teeth due to the use of tobacco products, pan, tea-coffee etc. Are called as “Extrinsic stains” and they can easily be removed by the dentist. However some stains which are present on the tooth since its eruption in the mouth and called as “Intrinsic stains” cannot be removed from the tooth surface. In our country it is commonly seen in localities with high fluoride content in water. However the way to get over the problem is to either go for Laminates or undergo Crowning of the tooth. Please consult your dentist for proper advice.
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I am observing the decay in my teeth and not able to understand what to do kindly guide. I can share photos also.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am observing the decay in my teeth and not able to understand what to do kindly guide. I can share photos also.
Hi, you need to go for a check-up and x-ray to figure out extent of decay to get a clear idea of the treatment plan.
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Black dots are formed on my friend teeth, is there any way to remove them naturally? thanks in advance.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Black dots are formed on my friend teeth, is there any way to remove them naturally?
thanks in advance.
No you can't for that get your teeth clean by the dentist and also the bleaching treatment if require by that treatment you will get good white teeth you are welcome to consult for more detail.
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