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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 pain on my teeth since 1 week. I cant eat anything except liquid things. please help me soon.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have pain on my teeth since 1 week. I cant eat anything except liquid things. please help me soon.
You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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I am 21 years old. I am suffering from bad breath since 15 years old. I do many home remedies. I brush two times I use mouthwashes, tongue cleaners. But bad breath not getting removed. Please help me. What can I do to get rid of badbraeth?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 21 years old. I am suffering from bad breath since 15 years old. I do many home remedies. I brush two times I us...
Infections in the mouth, such as dental caries (tooth decay), periodontal (gum) disease or mouth sores related to other conditions may contribute to bad breath. 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. Dry mouth also can cause bad breath. Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath, You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then.
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I have so many cavities in my teeth I brush daily but this cavity problem is occur with mi. please tell me what can I do.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
I have so many cavities in my teeth I brush daily but this cavity problem is occur with mi. please tell me what can I...
Cavity is slow process and it is multifactor dependent. Only brushing teeth may not help you. Other factors like sweet intake, smoking, low water intake, digestive system disorder, low saliva ph, weak tooth structure also make you prone for cavities. Therefore, visit your dentist and get all teeth treatment by filling or rct as required. Then follow cavity prevention program advised by your dentist.
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Recently I got oral thrush. Can I know the reason behind occuring of it? and the medicines that needed to be taken? thanks in advance.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Oral thrush is a fungal infection which occurs due to dry mouth, uncontrolled diabetes, weak immune system or patient on corticosteroids. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need candid ointment until then. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Teeth are the prettiest thing you can wear.So save them.
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I have been suffering from teeth problem for someday. When l drank cold water it is very sensitive to one part of my upper teeth. How can l get rid of this problem?

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
I  have been suffering from teeth problem for someday. When l drank cold water it is very sensitive to one part of my...
Most probably you need rct and capping of your tooth. Dentist will do an x-ray and tell whether you need rct or a filling may suffice.
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I have a problem with gum recession in two teeth. Dentist advice me for cleaning. Will the problem resolved after cleaning? my gums have been come down. Can it be rectified as it was earlier?

BDS
Dentist, Jalgaon
I have a problem with gum recession in two teeth. Dentist advice me for cleaning. Will the problem resolved after cle...
Yes cleaning will definately help. Also maitain a good hygeine n get cleaning done atleast once every six months.
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I am 29 years old girl. I have pain in my eyes head cheekbones n area around. I cannot bend my head and do any work. Sometimes I have pain in my jaws also. What should I do?

MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology, FIPM
Pain Management Specialist, Pune
I am 29 years old girl. I have pain in my eyes head cheekbones n area around. I cannot bend my head and do any work. ...
Your pain could be due to sinusitis, that is inflammation of sinuses due to infection. Sinuses are air filled spaces in facial bones around the nose, eyes and forehead. They get infected with throat infections. You should consult an ent specialist to treat sinusitis with antibiotics. If problem persists consult again.
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I am Suffering from mouth bleeding and my mouth smells because of that reason. What should be the medication available in market.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am Suffering from mouth bleeding and my mouth smells because of that reason. What should be the medication availabl...
This problem may be due to 1. Bleeding from gum 2. Pharyngitis 3. Any trauma to oral cavity like Harsh brushing/ cut of oral mucosa/ tongue by teeth 4. Disease from lungs like Tuberculosis You need Oral cavity examination along with few investigation Kindly consult me for further management
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Last 2days I am suffering from severe toothache. I tried some medicines. Buy it didn't work out. Help me to get out of this pain.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Last 2days I am suffering from severe toothache. I tried some medicines. Buy it didn't work out. Help me to get out o...
Hi. If the pain is severe than definetly show to a dentist nearby. If their is food stucking in your tooth then it would be caries i. E tooth is decaying and get your caries removes and filling done. It looks as you are telling you might require root canal treatment. If you use pain killers than do a proper course of both antibiotics and painkillers for 3 consecutive days with taking both together morning and evening each day. It will temporary give you relief by subsiding your pain. But show it to a dentist before.
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I am a 35 years old male, I suffered bad smell my mouth last 6 months, whether cool & rain season this smell is came, what I should do?

BDS
Dentist, Jalgaon
I am a 35 years old male, I suffered bad smell my mouth last 6 months, whether cool & rain season this smell is came,...
Bad smell or bad breath can be due to poor oral hygiene. Go for full mouth cleaning that is scaling and follow good oral hygiene.
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I am 32 yrs female having gastric problem for almost 10 or more years that makes my lower back pain usually & also have a bad breath. I am working as a free lancing. So after a long day work I'm exhausted.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 32 yrs female having gastric problem for almost 10 or more years that makes my lower back pain usually & also ha...
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. Kindly consult a physician & dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations 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. You may consult me in person 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.
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I have toticed that my mouth front teeth are coming outside little bit. How can I position it as it is?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
I can be either due to constant pressure from tongue on front teeth or due to teeth crowding due to erupting 3rd molars. Get it checked by a dentist and get it treated. Or u may consult me
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I am 27 years old male. From last 6 months their are ulcers on my tongue. And its automatically cure after someday and again its arise. This problem I am facing from last 6 months. please suggest which department or doctor I have to consult.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Ulcers generally take 1-2 weeks to heal completely. Recurrent ulcers can be due to local mouth conditions such as rough teeth surface or rough mouth appliances or dentures n cheek bites. It can also b due to general nutrtional deficiency, digestion prob, work pressure n stressful lifestyle etc. Certain bacterial n viral infections also cause ulcers. Treatment: start on multivitamin tabs which includes vit c n iron supplements if your hb% levels r low. Apply dologel oral ointment on ulcers thrice daily. Avoid spicy n oily food, alcohol, tea n coffee. Drink plenty of water n hv fibrous n citrous foods. Visit dentist to rule out oral factors responsible for ulcers.
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Hello, I am 30 years old. I am having sensitivity on all sides of my teeth. Even though iam consious about my teeth and following all traditional tips to get rid of sensitivy. Still no result. I have this problem since 4 years. Please advice

BDS
Dentist,
First a Cause of sensitivity is to be identified and treatment can be done accordingly. Meanwhile you can start brushing your teeth gently with supersoft bristle brush. And limit cola intake and wash your mouth thoroughly before brushing in the morning
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I have a swollen gum above the wisdom tooth, its very painful, applied gum care lotion, can you suggest some antibiotic.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have a swollen gum above the wisdom tooth, its very painful, applied gum care lotion, can you suggest some antibiotic.
it is called as pericoronitis. . if swelling is not there in jaw or cheek ,treat it by rinsing your mouth with warm salt water. You should also make sure that the gum flap has no food trapped under it. If the pain and inflammation are severe, or if the pericoronitis recurs, oral surgery to have the gum flap or wisdom tooth removed may be necessary.
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I'm 29 years old. For last one year i'm suffering from teeth sensitivity. I want to ask that how to get rid from teeth sensitivity and how to restore lost enamel in teeth. Than you.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I'm 29 years old. For last one year i'm suffering from teeth sensitivity. I want to ask that how to get rid from teet...
Your tooth is sensitive due to enamel erosion.There are some processes to restore the lost enamel. Applying tooth colour restorative material to the damaged area. veneering and making crown over the damaged tooth According to type of erosion treatment can be decided. so its better to get proper diagnosed.
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BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Use mouthwash to maintain good oral hygiene.
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I got mouth ulcer I used also oral medication but resolved. Please tell me permanent solution for ulcer?

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I got mouth ulcer I used also oral medication but resolved. Please tell me permanent solution for ulcer?
Mouth ulcers mouth ulcers can vary is size, shape and number. Mouth ulcers are self limiting, which means they heal naturally by themselves. The medications are only to ease the pain and burning sensation during the course of the healing. Please do not self prescribe any medications as it might at times delay the healing of the ulcer. Please visit the dentist to know exactly the type of the ulcer and its treatment. To ease the pain you cud by a topical anaesthetic gel and apply it before eating anything spicy. Try to reduce the stress, avoid long exposure to sunlight, avoid carbonated drinks and citrus fruits and juices containing citric acid, avoid lemon with food and keep urself hydrated.
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24 years old, My problem is a big gap or space in my upper side two main teeth. How to do closer & which type of process or treatment?

24 years old, My problem is a big gap or space in my upper side two main teeth. How to do closer & which type of proc...
Hello lybrate-user, The Condition you going through is known as Mid-line diastema. When a thickened labial frenum – the tissue band that connects the lips to the upper gum – is the cause of diastema, we often must work in cooperation with an oral surgeon to permanently close the gap. An oral surgeon can perform a frenectomy, which is a procedure to remove a portion of the thickened tissue. This procedure is required because otherwise, the tissue will continue to prevent us from bringing the two front teeth together with orthodontic treatment. Even when methods such as this are used to correct diastema, retention after treatment is paramount to prevent the teeth from gradually drifting apart once more. There was a time when orthodontists recommended wearing retainers for a year or two after completing orthodontic treatment. But these days, we recommend wearing your retainers a few times per week for life to ensure your teeth remain in proper alignment. This is particularly true for lifetime correction of diastema cases.
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