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Dr. Mathanmohan

Dentist, Chennai

300 at clinic
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300 at clinic
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Dr. Mathanmohan is a trusted Dentist in Thiruvottiyur, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Mathanmohan at Aakash Hospital in Thiruvottiyur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Mathanmohan on Lybrate.com.

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Daily Habits That Have Been Damaging Your Teeth!

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Daily Habits That Have Been Damaging Your Teeth!

Using tooth picks

The worst habit you could possibly have when you have food lodgement in the mouth is using a tooth pick to get rid of it. We often try and use this as an acceptable habit even socially but few things are grosser than watching people pick out food bits after meals. If you have a cavity get it fixed. We have numerous cases where the toothpicks have either injured the gums and caused a larger infection or even worse broken in the cavity and triggered of even more pain. So stay safe from dental emergencies do not use tooth picks! while it's important to prevent food lodgement in the mouth and keep your mouth clean use things like brushes interdental brushes and floss sticks or dentists to help you do the same without harming you!

Using a hard or medium brush.

The oldest myth we have seen is brushing your teeth with a hard or medium brush. Please terminate this habit right away ensure you switch to a soft brush at the earliest.

We do not need more teeth ruined or worn off due to overzealous brushing. We see cases with the entire left side worn down and sensitive and I can tell the person is a right handed vigorous brusher. The softer the brush the better it bends and cleans between teeth as well. The gums also recede due to repeated trauma from the hard bristles so save your mouth from these constant attacks in the name of cleaning.

Scrubbing your teeth

The same principle applies when you switch from a hard to soft or extra soft brush don't apply so much pressure that the teeth and gums are still braving the injury.

You need to brush gently as though cleaning glass the force being minimum the reach and coverage being maximum!

So scrubbing is a habit we need to stop.

Not brushing at night

One of the best things we can do to avoid the dentist or any dental troubles is brushing at night. When it comes to cleaning your teeth frequency matters more than force. Ensuring you clean every 12 hours makes bacterial attacks that cause decay inactive so whenever we skip brushing at night we may not realise but it's definitely costing us.

Popping painkillers

The first sign of dental pain and we instinctively choose to ignore it hoping it will go away and if it doesn't we want to go ahead and pop a painkiller till it does. Masking the problem will actually make it bigger -while we all know this we prefer to accept the instant relief the medication provides over the tedious dental visit that may end with bad news. But imagine if we had gone at the very first sign of trouble most likely we would get away with a dental cleaning -the later we go the more often we need to go for extensive treatments.

Let's try and muster the courage to nip these problems in the bud -a habit to develop show up at the very first sign of trouble.

Do it yourself dentistry (diy) at home

We have all been our own dentists at some point!

From self medication to oral applications and home remedies when all else fails we make an appointment.

A few things are harmful and should be used with care when attempting our own dental care.

We recommend mild things like oral rinses or applications which relieve pain but do not use aspirin or any other pain killer to crush and put in the site, that can cause burns.

Also clove oil is a safe remedy but not cloves which can be sharp and hurt your cheek.

Do not try to remove shaking teeth or attempt any procedures the bleeding can be profuse and the damage severe.

In case of trauma ice to freeze the blows and water to clean the wound will work best.

In the age of technology and information let's not fall prey to easily avoidable dental habits that harm you more than they help you.

Write to us or call us at 9209200024 if you have any queries.

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My tooth are slightly yellow. I have used many toothpastes but still facing the problem.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
My tooth are slightly yellow. I have used many toothpastes but still facing the problem.
Get them checked by the dentist. You can go for teeth cleaning, polishing followed by teeth whitening if you want.
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I am suffering from teeth sensitivity and cavity. filling and cleaning. Lot of pain. Wat can I do.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I am suffering from teeth sensitivity and cavity. filling and cleaning. Lot of pain. Wat can I do.
Go for proper consultation and accordingly go for treatment. You may required deep scaling and filling of carious teeth. Go for treatment as soon.
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Ulcer problem. Mouth full of wounded. How to cure these?

Check your digestion. Eat soft diet, plenty of water and liquids. Cap becosule twice a day for a week and boro glycerin dressing regularly.
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My age is 29. My problem is bleeding in my teeth. Lot of blood is coming in my teeth. Finished my homeopathic medicine but it cures 60%. Still blood is coming. Please do the needful.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My  age is 29. My problem is bleeding in my teeth. Lot of blood is coming in my teeth. Finished my homeopathic medici...
Please consult dental surgeon and get scaling and polishing of your teeth and gum treatment done, all problems will go away after treatment is done.
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I am a male, 35 years of age and married with 1 daughter of 4 years young. From my marriage days, my wife telling me that I have bad breadth and my mouth is having some problems. I consulted the doctor and I am brushing both day and night and also using the mouthwash. But still the problem persists. Pl help me to resolve my problem.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Dear bad Odour from mouth is a very common problem. Although it can have various local as well as systemic causes, the most common cause of the problem is poor oral hygiene. It seems you already brush twice daily and also use mouth wash. However how often do you clean your tongue? unclean tongue is a very frequent source of bad breath. You can either use your brush or the tongue cleaner to properly clean your tongue after meals. In addition I will suggest you to start using dental floss at least once daily. Dietary & lifestyle modification like avoiding odorous food like onion, garlic, smoking (if you smoke) can also help. Don't let your mouth dry, sip water intermittently. I am sure you will get over the problem. Sometimes other diseases like infection of respiratory tract (sinusitis) or digestive system disturbances can also be the culprit but think about these only if you don't get relief by following the above suggested steps. Regards.
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Suddenly I am able to see my front two teeth a lot even though they are not outside.

BDS
Dentist,
Suddenly I am able to see my front two teeth a lot even though they are not outside.
Hi lybrate-user, from what you have mentioned above it seems that your front teeth are getting proclined or moving forward which as well might be the reason that you are not able to close your mouth properly. In that case braces would be the best option to correct the same. You need to consult a dentist and get the required treatment planned out.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease which occurs because of the inflammation of the gums. It can easily be reversed with daily brushing and flossing and getting dental cleaning done regularly.
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I got a pain on my teeth I saw a dentist he told me that I got a hole and I have to repair it cost upto 5000 but I don't want to do that so please consult me a best medicine I request I just got a pain.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I got a pain on my teeth I saw a dentist he told me that I got a hole and I have to repair it cost upto 5000 but I do...
If the cavity is superficial, that is, only on the upper layers of the tooth, it can surely be filled with a tooth colored material. However, if it is a deep one, it you may have to undergo an RCT, followed by cap, which is a slightly longer procedure than a usual filling. I suggest that you consult me privately on lybrate so that you attach the pictures of your cavity and I can be in a better position to solve your query, and send across an appropriate prescription. Take care
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Sir have gum problem in teeth and doctor say that the pyria help me the solution.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Sir have gum problem in teeth and doctor say that the pyria help me the solution.
Good dental hygiene with proper brushing and flossing every day. Avoid sugar and refined carbohydrates. The diet recommended in grow youthful is perfect for dental health and the promotion of good bacteria in your mouth. Professional dental cleaning using special instruments to remove plaque/calculus/tartar below the gum line. It usually takes about three to four months for microbial plaque to grow back to pre-cleaning levels, but good dental hygiene and diet can markedly slow or prevent the recurrence of these bacteria and plaque. After the initial cleaning a second appointment two months later will show if improved dental hygiene and diet are effective. If there are any gum pockets with a depth greater than 5 mm which persist, these may need more specialised cleaning or even surgery, or they will likely lead to further bone loss over time. Mouthwash (sodium bicarbonate, hydrogen peroxide). I do not recommend commercial mouthwashes because they contain synthetic chemicals that are absorbed through your mouth and are probably toxic, and may prevent the formation of a healthy bacterial biome in your mouth.
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Tooth pain accasionally

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist,
Tooth pain accasionally
Please take a pain killer and then consult a dentist. Pain killer is only going to give you temporary relief. Dentist will find out the cause of the pain and help you to get rid of it.
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How to get rid of bad breath?

BDS
Dentist,
Kindly get scaling done and use mouth wash twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique. Also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also of the reasons for bad breath.
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I have yellow teeth upper 2 teeth and lower 4 what I do? please suggest any home remedy.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have yellow teeth upper 2 teeth and lower 4 what I do?  please suggest any home remedy.
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 (bleaching or laser) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedure can be done with laser too. 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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What should I need to do for my daughter, who is facing the oral mucositis follicular?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. 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. Prevention And Treatment Of Oral Mucositis Eliminate caries and existing gum disease . general oral care protocols; � mouthwashes with mixed action; � immunomodulatory agents; � topical anaesthetics; � antiseptics; � antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral agents � mucosal barriers and coating agents; � cytoprotectants; � mucosal cell stimulants; � psychotherapy; and � analgesics.
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How to reduce my weight? How to reduce my hair fall? And how to take care teeth? And how to control who're skin patches? please advice

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
How to reduce my weight? How to reduce my hair fall? And how to take care teeth? And how to control who're skin patch...
Akhilesh, for ur teeth get a scaling and polishing done from a denist in every 3-6months. use a soft tooth brush and brush ur teeth with modified brushing technique ive shared an health post pls check.also floss daily.
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I am 25 years old and have bad smelling on my mouth for chewing tobacco. What should I do?

Dentist, Hoshiarpur
Stop chewing tobacco. It can cause osmf or oral cancer. Use mouth wash twice daily and do scaling after 6 months.
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How to remove teeth yellow coloured.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening.
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Bleeding in teeth then what we have to do ?

CERTIFIED ORAL IMPLANTOLOGIST, NON-RESIDENT J.R. IN DEPTT. OF ORTHODONTICS, BDS
Dentist,
Use a toothpaste say colgate pro gum health along with it, use a colgate total care mouthwash, also start warm saline rinses everytime after meals.
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I am having ulcers in my mouth and tongue what should I do because it pains evrytime I eat something or drink. I use becomplx capsule thy wrk fr some time. Please help me.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Hi minka,have salt water gargle twice daily after every meal,then have ointment Tess on the ulcered area.that should sort out the problem.
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I am 22 yr old male, I have a new tooth under the tooth at right upper end, so the tooth slowly getting bend, it damages walls of my mouth, I'm not able to eat anything, what should I do?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
I am 22 yr old male, I have a new tooth under the tooth at right upper end, so the tooth slowly getting bend, it dama...
The new tooth might be third molar. It can either be extracted or redirected depending upon the condition of the tooth.
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