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Dr. Muthu Sekhar

Dentist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. Muthu Sekhar Dentist, Chennai
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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. Muthu Sekhar is a trusted Dentist in Shenoy Nagar, Chennai. He is currently practising at Sekhar Dental Clinic in Shenoy Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Muthu Sekhar on Lybrate.com.

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New No. 25, Old No.13, Ayyavoo Street, Shenoy Nagar. Landmark: Near To Billroth Hospital, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Oral Cavity contains more than 25000 species of Bacteria.
Regular use of Mouthwash can help in preventing excessive plaque formation, development of Gum Problems and Cavities

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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Oral Health

Teeth can be whitened by a procedure called Teeth Bleaching which is generally quite a safe procedure but has to be done under the supervision of your dentist.

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I want to extract my old teeth and want replace new one , what will be the approximate expenditure ?

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Why you wish to get your tooth extracted? If tooth having any problem get it corrected and get the crown over that .For new look. If your bone support for tooth is good.
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I use Colgate mouthwash, do I need to rinse my mouth with water after that as we do in toothpaste or can I directly eat after 20 min?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I use Colgate mouthwash, do I need to rinse my mouth with water after that as we do in toothpaste or can I directly e...
you need not wash with water....if you feel the taste very strong you can dilute and use the mouth wash or rinse your mouth with water....if you are using it on a daily basis...kindly give a break of a week every month....
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Correct Way of Brushing Teeth

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Correct Way of Brushing Teeth
The correct way of brushing your teeth is to move your toothbrush in up and down/vertical motion and not in sideways/horizontal motion in anterior or front teeth. For posterior or back teeth move your toothbrush in round motion. Happy toothbrushing.

My husband has lack of calcium and now he developed yellowness in his teeth. I need some home treatment so this yellow staining would removed?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My husband has lack of calcium and now he developed yellowness in his teeth. I need some home treatment so this yello...
stains can be removed by professional teeth cleaning(scaling) and he can go for teeth bleaching if required..
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Is there any solution to fill the space between teeth. And how more time it will take, because I wanna do as soon as possible. Please suggest me. Thank you.

Dentist, Gorakhpur
Is there any solution to fill the space between teeth. And how more time it will take, because I wanna do as soon as ...
Yes there are many solutions available you must see a dentist. He will check and decide the treatment. He might suggest you fixed braces. But need to check whether the spacing is generalized or just in between 2or 3 tooth. Spacing can also be due to certain habits which might lay necessity for habit breaking appliance prior to any other treatment. So cannot mention time here.
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I got pain in teeth and gums since 2 days. Its has never happen before. Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I got pain in teeth and gums since 2 days. Its has never happen before.
Please help me.
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine plantago q (10 drops in little water) thrice a day for 3 days and update.
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सर हमारे दाँत मे(चौभर वाले मे) कीडे लग गये है बीच-बीच मे दर्द भी होता है। समाधान बताये।

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
सर हमारे दाँत मे(चौभर वाले मे) कीडे लग गये है बीच-बीच मे दर्द भी होता है। समाधान बताये।
Teeth pain may be due to various reasons like infection, sensitivity or trauma. If your teeth is decayed it is better to get it filled or treated by a dentist. If you are opting for root canal treatment do not forget to get a crown on the effected tooth. If you want to go for only medicinal treatment so let me tell you only medicine are not going to be very effective untill you get this treated by a dentist.
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Blood comes out from teeth and from some days I feels that my teeth is not strongly jointed with muscles.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Blood comes out from teeth and from some days I feels that my teeth is not strongly jointed with muscles.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. 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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Hi Dr. I used to eat tobacco due to which my teeth got yellowish and coloured with tobacco colour. How can I clean my teeth to get rid of that colour. Please advice.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi Dr. I used to eat tobacco due to which my teeth got yellowish and coloured with tobacco colour. How can I clean my...
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 my teeth is paining what type of medicine I need to take please can you give the name of the medicine cure the teeth problem.

Dentist, Agra
Sir my teeth is paining what type of medicine I need to take please can you give the name of the medicine cure the te...
If the tooth is paining. Means there is caries in that tooth. You can take any pain killer and get instant relief but the permanent cure of the problem is restoration for which you will hav to visit a dentist.
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BDS
Dentist, Gandhidham
I have heard lot of people saying that, i brush everyday, don't eat chocolates, don't smoke or eat tobacco but still i have cavities and other dental diseases. Why so?
I would like to make you all understand that for dental cavities to occur, three factors have to work at a time. First, the micro-organisms that you have in your mouth, secondly, the food that you eat and thirdly the safe environment that bacteria get by hiding in between and around your teeth. You cannot eliminate your teeth, bacteria and stop eating food. But you can surely avoid these three factors to work at a time. Using a mouthwash daily, it will kill the bacteria and neutralize its acidic contents. Don't let food stick on your teeth, so rinse properly after every meal. Use a dental floss daily, it will clean the spaces around your teeth.

How can we make our upper lip long so that our jaw never visible when we smile (any exercise for this) and in how much time we case the effect of that exercise?

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Dentist, Ahmedabad
How can we make our upper lip long so that our jaw never visible when we smile (any exercise for this) and in how muc...
If your upper front teeth are placed outside or are long, jaw will be visible during smiling. We call it a gummy smile. There is a stretching exercise of upper lip but it will be of help only when the upper lip is short. See an orthodontist so that the exact cause can be determined and then treatment done. Regards.
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I am experiencing ulcer in my mouth since last 8 days. I am not able to eat anything. It is very painful. I have applied gel also but it does not help. Pls suggest me something so that it heals quickly as soon as possible.

BSc - Food Science & Nutrition, PGD in Sports Nutrition and Dietitics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
I am experiencing ulcer in my mouth since last 8 days. I am not able to eat anything. It is very painful. I have appl...
Hello, Having iron and folic acid rich foods will help you..Like you can eat spinach,brussel sprouts,lentils,avocado in the diet. Gargling mouth with potassium permanganate granules also helps. Avoid spices and condiments and take some probiotics like yogurts.
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I lost my front 4 teeth due to an accident recently nw I want to implant them recently I jst need details about reactions and effect and cost details kindly respond to my problem.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I lost my front 4 teeth due to an accident recently nw I want to implant them recently I jst need details about react...
You can go for dental implant it is little costlier but the best option. Cost can vary. Depends upon the doctors and places. Ie. 25000 per tooth.
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Sir I am 23 years old female. I am feeling too much of sensitivity in my all front four tooth and also in the tooth which are at last. It is very annoying sir. I am already using sensodine toothpaste but there is no relief. please help sir.

BDS, MDS, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA)
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir I am 23 years old female. I am feeling too much of sensitivity in my all front four tooth and also in the tooth w...
There could some reason for the sensitivity which needs to be checked. Please visit the dentist to remove the real cause for problem. Alternative tooth paste called" Thermoseal RA" can be used. Apply on sensitive area. Keep for 20 - 30 mins and then rinse. Also avoid foods that increase sensitivity.
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I have bad breath problem which is not related to my oral hygiene as I have consulted a lot of dentists but they could not help me. What can be the causes and what is the cure for it and which doctor should I consult for the same.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have bad breath problem which is not related to my oral hygiene as I have consulted a lot of dentists but they coul...
•Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •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. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)
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I have bad breath problem since 6 yr. I have visited many dentists they said. There is no problem in my mouth although always have bad smell and taste in my mouth even dry mouth specially in the morning. I also feel bad smell coming out of my nose also. I brush twice still could not get rid of this problem. I do not thing scaling will help me as I have this problem for way long years.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
I have bad breath problem since 6 yr. I have visited many dentists they said. There is no problem in my mouth althoug...
Bad breathe could be due to other reasons also like gastritis or gastrointestinal conditions. As you said dry mouth. Dry mouth could be due to mouth breathing at night due to nasal blockage ultimately bad breathe. So go step by step for cure. Exercise properly to relieve your nasal symptoms and try and stop breathing from mouth. You could go for consultation with an ENT or laryngologist. You shoul take drugs for proper salivation but to some limited extent. Try retaining body fluid by drinking water and juices. Get your full body check up for vital organs like kidney liver thyroid heart etc. Go for a gastroentrologist for gastric gases which also emit bad odour due to nitogenous gases or sulfur gases. Do not panic. You are perfectly alright. If you care you should take care.
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BDS
Dentist, Thane
QUICK FACTS ABOUT ROOT CANAL TREATMENT(RCT)
You may need RCT if you have:
1. Throbbing Pain which increases particularly after lying down.
2. Pain when eating/chewing from concerned tooth
3. Extreme Sensitivity to Hot /cold food.
4. Deep cavity which has been ignored for a long time
5. Injury to the face/ jaw in accident cases
6. Colour change/ darkening of the tooth
7. Pus discharge / swelling in the nearby gum region.
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