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Dr. Mohan Valliathan

Dentist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. Mohan Valliathan Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Mohan Valliathan is a trusted Dentist in Kilpauk, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Mohan Valliathan at Access Dental & Root Canal Center in Kilpauk, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Mohan Valliathan on Lybrate.com.

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I have swallowed chewing gum while drinking water. I m very much afraid since then like What kind of risks I have to pass through. please suggest remedies to overcome the problems which may occur.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mohali
I have swallowed chewing gum while drinking water. I m very much afraid since then like What kind of risks I have to ...
Although chewing gum is only for chewing and is not to be swallowed. It usually is not not harmful. It is not digested in stomach thats true bt slowly it moves in digestive tract and is excreted via stools. However in rare cases if bulk amount is ingested in short period it can cause digestive tract obstruction specially in kids. But thats not your case it only one gum in your case so there is no need to worry. Take care that this is not repeated.
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Im 18 years old and suffering from tooth pain.

Im 18 years old and suffering from tooth pain.
Most common cause is decayed teeth or a malaligned wisdom molar. Considering the age. Avoid self medication. Visit the dentist.
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I am having slight jaw pain in both sides of my and its shape is not consistent that it changes or enlarges when my face is stressed, its so over whelmi, why does jaw enlarges when there is stress?

MFDS RCPS (Glasgow), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi going by your description, I am inclined to think you might have a habit of grinding your teeth, esp. In of stress. This has led to chronic inflammation of the jaw joints, resulting in the pain. Also, due to constant overuse, the jaw closing muscles might have become enlarged, and they enlarge further when in prolonged continuous use, when you are clenching your teeth while under stress. Suggest you try and notice if the clenching of teeth happens at such times. If it does, you need to make a conscious effort not to do so. Sometimes, it might be necessary to fabricate intra oral appliances to protect the teeth. The problem of jaw enlargement may get rectified if the habit is effectively broken. In any case, see an oral surgeon for assessment and necessary intervention.
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Smile Designing

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Smile Designing

There is always the constant attempt to look better and more appealing. To this effect, smile designing is one particular specialty of cosmetic dentistry with the sole aim of improving a person's smile.
Photographs of various angles, jaw tracing analysis, and simulation of images on the computer are all used to arrive at an optimal size, shape, contour of the jaw and the teeth that can produce the best smile for a given patient. These changes are then replicated on paper and tooth models if required and detailed discussion happen with the patient. Thorough patient counseling is done before initiating work at smile designing.

Some parameters that are manipulated to produce a good smile designing are as follows - first the tooth per se followed by the soft tissues:

  1. Tooth color: In most cases, the tooth color is changed using tooth whitening material or laser. Trust the dentist to achieve a balance between whiteness of the tooth and natural look. In some cases, silver amalgam fillings may be replaced with composite restorations to improve the appearance. Bridges with metal backup may be replaced with complete ceramic crowns too.
  2. Tooth alignment: Crooked or misshaped teeth can be corrected using veneers in minor cases and by orthodontic braces in severe cases. Again, if the patient is very conscious, aesthetic ceramic braces (read more about braces) can be used.
  3. Tooth length: If too much or too less of a tooth is showing during a smile, that needs to be corrected too. Longer teeth are considered to produce a younger appearance than short teeth, which usually is associated with old age and wear and tear. The gums can be reshaped as a part of crown lengthening.
  4. Missing teeth: Teeth that are missing produce a very bad smile and need to be replaced at the earliest for a better smile. Depending on various factors including age and bone health, the choice could be a crown or a bridge or an implant.
  5. Tooth ratio: When a person smiles, the front tooth are the most obvious and should have a ratio of length to width as 4 to 5. This produces a balanced smile.
  6. Tooth texture: Mottling or rough edges on the tooth surface can be corrected by veneers or small composite restorations. As regards the soft tissues.
  7. Gum line: The smile is reproduced on tracing and corrections are made to produce a better smile, even if it requires gum corrections.
  8. Fuller lips and cheeks: Surgical procedures or chemicals may be used to produce fuller lips and cheeks that improve a person's smile.

The next time you are not happy with your smile, visit a dentist. With so many parameters that affect your smile, a little correction could produce a better smile! If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a specilized dentist and ask a free question.

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I have gap between my front 2 teeth. Its 1 year that I have removed my teeth braces but still I have gap.

BDS
Dentist, Ujjain
I have gap between my front 2 teeth. Its 1 year that I have removed my teeth braces but still I have gap.
If the gap reoccurs after braces. Then you shld go again to the re treatment of braces. And asked the dentist about retainers.
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I am 25 years old. I wants to know about cavity and how can I relief with cavity?

Dentist, Varanasi
Cavity is reduction of minerals in teeth due to which hole is created in teeth and it can be filled with different types of filling material.
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Sir , i get frequent bite on my cheek due to the tooth 2nd from wisdom tooth in upper jaw. I am 60 yrs. What i should do ?

Oral Implantologist (New York University), Advanced Aesthetic Oral & Dental Surgeon. BDS (India)
Dentist, Mumbai
Have the biting started recently or present since a long time? You might need to extract your tooth if it is severely out of line or you can also cover (crown) your tooth to eliminate the cheek biting problem.
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I am 39 year old. I have dental sensitivity problem. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I am 39 year old. I have dental sensitivity problem.
What should I do?
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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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My teeth are a bit yellowish. Suggest me toothpaste that can help whiten the teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth are a bit yellowish. Suggest me toothpaste that can help whiten the teeth.
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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Sir I want to put braces for my teeth please suggest the type of braces I have to go for?

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Sir I want to put braces for my teeth please suggest the type of braces I have to go for?
Many types r available 1. Metal braces if you r not concerned with the metal look of it 2. Ceramic braces with little show off. Will b white in colour 3. Invisalign r transparent plates which you can wear and remove. 2 and 3 r fixed cannot b removed 4. Lingual braces. Fixed on the back side of teeth not visible. Cost differs 1.25000 most common 2.45000 3.80000 4. Depends. Very rarely done. All ve the same results. Choice of material and cost r the main factors to decide to go for which treatment.
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I am started to feel cold hot in my teeth few weeks ago so what should I do ?

BDS
Dentist,
I am started to feel cold hot in my teeth few weeks ago so what should I do ?
Use a sensitivity paste apply over the affected tooth for three to five minutes after that. Brush with the same paste. The sensitivity will subside. But if it still persists kindly get an xray done by dentist.
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How I remove pimple from mouth. I have also problem of teeth falling. what should i do ?

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Dear, the way you have described your condition is indicative of grossly neglected mouth. One's teeth should never be falling off on their own! and the pimple could be related to the infection in the teeth. A visit to a good dental surgeon specialist who may advise you a special x ray - opg - to see the condition of your teeth and the remaining bone levels and then he would be able to guide you for seeking solace.
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Hi I am having some black or brown seen between my gums and front teeth. I have gapped teeth on front side teeth may b called as canines. How to get rid of this black stuff may b caused due to food struck in gaps it looks horrible when I smile. It looks like tar stuck in between teeth. please help.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi I am having some black or brown seen between my gums and front teeth. I have gapped teeth on front side teeth may ...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use interdental brush.
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I have a problem of bad breath:(I have been facing these since many years. I brush my teeth twice a day. Even after brushing I have bad breath. Soon after brushing also I have a bad breath. I think and I observed that this bad breath comes from stomach. How do I overcome this problem?

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
I have a problem of bad breath:(I have been facing these since many years.
I brush my teeth twice a day.
Even after b...
Get scaling done n brush your teeth twice a day n use dental floss n mouthwash n do warmsaline rinces 3-4 times a day n scrap your tongue twice day n tel me d status after 5 days.
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Recently I heard about dental sealants. What are dental sealants, who should get them, and how long do they last?

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
They are a flowable material generally used in children of 6-10 years of age. They help to prevent tooth decay by blocking the deep areas on the teeth.
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I am 23 year old male, I have mouth blister/ulcer inside my cheek for over a week now. It is very inflammatory.

BDS
Dentist, Ujjain
I am 23 year old male, I have mouth blister/ulcer inside my cheek for over a week now. It is very inflammatory.
If it is very infalmmatory then consult to a dentist as soon as possible it indicates any kind of viral or becterial infection in oral cavity,
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Having mouth problem its not opening due to chewing of tobacco I left it from 1 month but its not coming to original stage.Please tell.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Having mouth problem its not opening due to chewing of tobacco I left it from 1 month but its not coming to original ...
Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (osmf). Kindly consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of osmf. Advise full mouth opening, ballooning exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. Wrap 25 to 30 ice-cream sticks, make a bundle, put it between upper & lower front teeth for 15 minutes thrice a day increase 1 sticks each day.
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Hello Sir, I am vinoth my problem my teeth blooding for any times sir so how to control that blooding teeth I so sad sir.

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
Hello Sir,
I am vinoth my problem my teeth blooding for any times sir so how to control that blooding teeth I so sad ...
Gingivitis gingivitis is the first stage of gum disease. Plaque on your teeth and at the gumline that is not removed by brushing and flossing can infect the gums and lead to the symptoms of gingivitis. When gingivitis occurs, your gums may become swollen, tender and sometimes bleed during brushing. This early stage of the disease responds well to good brushing and flossing habits and regular dental checkups.
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BDS
Dentist, Ramanathapuram
How often do you change your tooth brush? 6 months or a year? The right time to change your tooth brush is after every 3 - 4 months .
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BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Change your toothbrush after every 3 to 4 months to get optimum cleaning.
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