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Dr. Meenakumari

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Meenakumari Dentist, Chennai
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Meenakumari is one of the best Dentists in Saidapet, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Jothi Dental Centre in Saidapet, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Meenakumari on Lybrate.com.

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Is there any home remedy available for whitening of teeth? I'm 21 years old male from delhi.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Is there any home remedy available for whitening of teeth? I'm 21 years old male from delhi.
Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. . 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. HOME BLEACH FOR THE TEETH Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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I have a problem with my teeth. They are forming yellowish colour day by day please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a problem with my teeth. They are forming yellowish colour day by day please help.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply snowdent paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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Hi, My gum is very inflamed and every morning I get out blood from mouth because of It and also while washing my teeth. My mouth smell is so bad as well sorry for my weak language.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
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My gum is very inflamed and every morning I get out blood from mouth because of It and also while washing my teet...
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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Hi I m 26 years old I have too much pain in canal teeth so how I relief from it? Plez suggest me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi I m 26 years old I have too much pain in canal teeth so how I relief from it? Plez suggest me.
The type of treatment you have for toothache will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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I have too bad breath which is really shameful to me please suggest what should I do.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Get your scaling polishing done. Sometimes bad breath could be because of fasting or not drinking water for long hours. In such cases use mouth wash.
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My teeth are turning into dark yellow color. I don't even smoke or booze. Please help me with a good remedy.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My teeth are turning into dark yellow color. I don't even smoke or booze. Please help me with a good remedy.
it could be plaque and calculus you may need full mouth scaling can you share a picture to make a better diagnosis
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Doctoctor saheb mare danton mai dard hota hai. Theek se kha pi nahi pate hai. Dard karne lagta hai.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Doctoctor saheb mare danton mai dard hota hai. Theek se kha pi nahi pate hai. Dard karne lagta hai.
Hi, there are various reasons for tooth pain. You need to visit to dentist for a check-up and get some x-rays done to get exact cause and solution of your problem. Regards
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Hi, I have bleeding gums. What should i do?

Hi, I have bleeding gums. What should i do?
Use a ultrasoft toothbrush like sensodyne toothbrush, and get scaling done as bleeding occurs due to tartar formation in teeth & tartar gets removed thru scaling.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Did you know that the average adult between the ages of 20 and 64 has three or more decayed or missing teeth? If you are missing one or more teeth, there are plenty of reasons to correct the problem. Talk to your dentist for more information about improving your smile.
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My mother is frequently having stomach pain. Below or somewhat near the stomach, I can feel some bouncing feel, she calls it "vayu gola" in our mother tongue (marathi). A massage of the stomach recedes the pain but after sometime it again starts paining. Please suggest medication, she is 48 years old.

BDS, D.pharm
Dentist, Chennai
My mother is frequently having stomach pain. Below or somewhat near the stomach, I can feel some bouncing feel, she c...
Must be gastric problem. I can give you awesome home remedy will surely work. Little ginger little ajwain, little black salt, little cinnamon, lemon mix all tis in boiling water and filter it and give her daily.
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MDS
Dentist, Nashik
Proper flossing is essential to remove the plaque and remaining food particles from the mouth, where the toothbrush cannot reach easily i.e. between the teeth and under the gumline. 
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I am 35 years old I has done the filling in my teeth right upper side. And adjoining of this filling teeth a teeth a half teeth has been damaged and there is black hole in the teethe sometimes its pain a little pains sometime not. Also confirm a good toothpaste for all tooth problem. Please help.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 35 years old I has done the filling in my teeth right upper side.
And adjoining of this filling teeth a teeth a ...
Get filling done in others also u may require rct and cap tooth paste can b selected of ur choice which u like for flavour taste etc
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I have bad breathe. What should I do?

MD - Consultant Physician, Doctor of Medicine
General Physician,
Take care of dental hygiene brush twice use listerine gargles eat all vit veg fruits take ouy stress.
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How long will the filler material sustain once it is filled into hollow teeth.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
This depends upon the 3 factors..1 is type of material 2nd is surface of tooth where filling material going to be placed and 3rd is technique or knowledge of dentist for placing the Right material...
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BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Gingivitis caused by the inflammation of the gums is one of the mild form of gum diseases. It can easily be reversed with daily brushing and flossing and getting dental cleaning done regularly.
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I am having toothache and started getting cavity as well. How to stop the cavity which is there from molars to front teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am having toothache and started getting cavity as well. How to stop the cavity which is there from molars to front ...
For tooth ache you can have tab keterol dt. For pain. The pain might be due to deep cavity. Or pain due to third molar. Kindly get yourself checked at the dentist.
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Is bleaching of teeth wouldn't harm them or make them weak?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Is bleaching of teeth wouldn't harm them or make them weak?
Bleaching can be done once a year. Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. 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) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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Does usage of Whitening toothpaste results sensitivity? If yes, what's optimal period of using them?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
They cause sensitivity n you can use for abt 2 months- discontinue for few weeks to one month -start again for 2 months.
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What is the solution of white milky patches inside mouth from 2 years.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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Hi I am diabetic n am suffering from pyrea my tooth has loosened and become spongy my gums are receding fast exposing my teeth to its roots kindly suggest what to do solve my tooth problem.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi I am diabetic n am suffering from pyrea my tooth has loosened and become spongy my gums are receding fast exposing...
Hi. Your medical condition needs to be controlled 1st after which dental procedures (like scaling or gum surgeries if required) could be attempted.
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