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Dr. Meenakshimuthukumar

Dentist, Chennai

200 at clinic
Dr. Meenakshimuthukumar Dentist, Chennai
200 at clinic
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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. Meenakshimuthukumar is a renowned Dentist in Chintadripet, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Meenakshimuthukumar at Dentsl Clinic in Chintadripet, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Meenakshimuthukumar on Lybrate.com.

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I have gums problem. My gums are going low n low day by days although I do not have any pain. Bt it has gone much down. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have gums problem. My gums are going low n low day by days although I do not have any pain. Bt it has gone much dow...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure and / or root canal treatment. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks.
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BDS
Dentist, Dehradun
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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My mouth smells badly and blood comes often from teeth. What can I do to prevent this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My mouth smells badly and blood comes often from teeth. What can I do to prevent this.
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
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I am facing a lot of issues due to my mouth smell. Any measures to get rid of them?

Master of Clinical Dentistry, Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Mumbai
I am facing a lot of issues due to my mouth smell. Any measures to get rid of them?
Visit a dentist to determine the exact cause of your mouth smell. It may be diet, acidity or food getting stuck between your gums and teeth. Treatment will be accordingly.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
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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I am suffering from the dental problems since 2 weeks in my upper teeth there is swelling and when I use toothbrush. Some blood has been out.

G.C.E.H
Homeopath, Mumbai
I am suffering from the dental problems since 2 weeks in my upper teeth there is swelling and when I use toothbrush. ...
Your gums are became spongy, a condition called gingivitis, take care of oral hygiene properly, vit c & if problem persists consult dentist.
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I brush my teeth twice a day regularly. But still they are getting yellow. How to make them white and stop being them yellow further.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I brush my teeth twice a day regularly. But still they are getting yellow. How to make them white and stop being them...
Hello lybrate-user, its very gud that you brush twice daily, continue the gud habit. For yellowing, go visit a nearby dentist for cleaning of teeth which is called scaling and you will see the difference take care.
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Hi Mere daughter ke neye teeth aa rehe hai doot ke daat tutne ke baad magar woh tade mede aa rehe hai kya abhi se kuch keya ja sakta hai.

M.Sc - Medical Bio-chemistry, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi Mere daughter ke neye teeth aa rehe hai doot ke daat tutne ke baad magar woh tade mede aa rehe hai kya abhi se kuc...
You have not specified the age of the girl. During mixed dentition period it looks like teeth are malaligned. But eventually the growth of jaw and movement of teeth will help to correct the malalignment. After age of 13 years if malalignment persists then only treatment is required. Meanwhile you personally help the child to clean her teeth as well as keep check on sticky food consumption.
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Why is fluoride used in toothpastes? Does diet make much difference to the child's teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Why is fluoride used in toothpastes?
Does diet make much difference to the child's teeth?
Flouride prevents our teeth to become carious. But its use is in limited amount. Yes diet make differences in teeth . If you take more sticky food or sweet it starts carious condition. If you take more citrous (sour) food it will also lead to enamel loss.
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I want to whiten my yellow teeth. How long does one time bleaching teeth stay? Is it permanent?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I want to whiten my yellow teeth. How long does one time bleaching teeth stay? Is it permanent?
it is not permanent. . it depends on types of foods you take, which stains your teeth and it becomes yellow over period of time. . in average it will last for 1.5 to 2 years...
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I am 21 male. I have teeth on teeth. What is the most effective method to get rid of this problem!

BDS
Dentist, Noida
I am 21 male. I have teeth on teeth. What is the most effective method to get rid of this problem!
Hello First of all you need to consult a good dentist who can diagnose your problem of tooth over tooth which can be corrected through braces for permanent long term results but again a proper treatment planning is a must which will require even x-rays to be taken. Good luck!
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I want a defined jawline. Will chewing gum help or you may suggest something else.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I want a defined jawline. Will chewing gum help or you may suggest something else.
chewing the chewing gum only makes the mouth excercised and produce saliva not the jaw line is changed it can only be done by orthognathic surgery
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I have swelling on my right side gums (right upper side). Pls suggest me some good medicine to come out of this. I do not have BP and sugar.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have swelling on my right side gums (right upper side). Pls suggest me some good medicine to come out of this. I do...
Hello, take Belladonna 30 Ch , 3 drops thrice daily. Take BC no.18 , 5 tabs twice daily. Home remedies :- Guava: Unripe guava is rich in Vitamin C and is a styptic agent. Chewing raw guava arrests formation of pus in gums and is an excellent home remedy for Pyorrhea. Lemon is rich in Vitamin C. Lemon strengthens teeth and helps in preventing inflammation of gums. Regular use of lemon is an excellent home remedy for Pyorrhea. Revert me after 7 days.
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I am 55yrs old male having a small size of tumor side in my toung. And I am a sugar pateint. As I hv consult a doctor and he advise me to start the treatmen. And after dat I consult an e. N. T. He advised me to cut off the tumor. So please suggest me what will be helpfull for me.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
As your sugar patient excise the tumour is risk at the age of 55. But if you leave the tumour as like that also is not safe. Once consult a oral surgeon he may do the proper treatment.
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I am 24 years old. I have been facing problem of continous spitting because of nasal secretion into mouth. What should I do for this?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Over-the-counter antihistamines and decongestants are one way to do this. Decongestants cause the blood vessels in the lining of the nose to narrow, reducing blood flow to the area, so you're less congested and you produce less mucus. Decongestants are fine for when you can't breathe due to a cold, but they're not so good for thick mucus in general" the reason is the decongestants dry you up and they make the mucus thick, and often the opposite effect happens because you feel like you have thick mucus" johns explains. So you take more decongestants and get into a vicious mucus-producing cycle. Decongestants also have side effects, which include dizziness, nervousness, and high blood pressure. Antihistamines block or limit the action of histamines, those substances triggered by allergic reactions that cause the tissue in the nose to swell up and release more, thinner mucus (a runny nose). The main side effect of older antihistamines is drowsiness. They also can cause dry mouth, dizziness, and headache. You can also thin out the mucus with guaifenesin, a type of medicine called an expectorant. Thinner mucus is easier to get out of the body. Possible side effects of guaifenesin are dizziness, headache, nausea, and vomiting. Neti pot option if you want to go a more natural route, an alternative for removing mucus is with nasal irrigation. The neti pot, a little teapot-shaped device, is one form of nasal irrigation. Others include the bulb syringe or squeeze bottle.
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I have an severe headache and when I drink cool drinks I feel nerve chillnous in my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have an severe headache and when I
 drink cool drinks I feel nerve chillnous in my teeth.
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (sensodyne tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. Advance procedures can be done with laser.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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I am having yellow marks on my teeth I dont know how to remove it please give any solution for removing it.

PGD Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Dentist, Mumbai
I am having yellow marks on my teeth I dont know how to remove it please give any solution for removing it.
Yellow marks on teeth can either be because of faulty development of tooth or because of accumulation of tartar (calculus as we call it). Faulty development of tooth is a problem that can be addresed only with aesthetic smile designing. If the problem is of tartar, it can be silve by getting a ckeaning of teeth done at a dentist.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
If you have a history of gum diseases and are undergoing the orthodontic treatment, it is advisable that you consult your periodontist as well.
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I went to dentist to put braces And he said we have to extract 4 teeth's So any side effects if I remove 4 teeth's.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I went to dentist to put braces
And he said we have to extract 4 teeth's
So any side effects if I remove 4 teeth's.
Dear Lybrate user, sometimes, due to lack of available space for movement of teeth in order to align them, it is necessary to get certain teeth extracted. This decision is made after carefully analyzing your impression models and full mouth xrays. So you need not worry, go ahead with the treatment and enhance your smile.
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