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Dr. Muthukumar

Dentist, Chennai

300 at clinic
Dr. Muthukumar Dentist, Chennai
300 at clinic
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Muthukumar is one of the best Dentists in MRC Nagar, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Adarsh Dental Clinic - MRC Nagar in MRC Nagar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Muthukumar on Lybrate.com.

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What is reality of root canal treatment side effects which is trending in internet if we search in Google, they told that rct is reason behind many diseases. Pls reply.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
What is reality of root canal treatment side effects which is trending in internet if we search in Google, they told ...
u can go for rct as such there are no any sideeffects of good rct. it is only a treatment which is done to remove infection fron your teeth & filling it with medicine.
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Some times while breathing I get a bad rotten smell from throat I used to smoke 10 to 12 cigarettes daily now reduced to 2 per day sometimes sputum also comes same smell I get while breathing frequently tongue becomes dry & food taste also not able to identify suggest some medication & if any investigations required.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Some times while breathing I get a bad rotten smell from throat I used to smoke 10 to 12 cigarettes daily now reduced...
How's your chest if any infection will also give smell get a pa view xray chest done use hexadine mouth wash.
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My age is 21 and my only 6 teeth has broken till now. Is this a problem and if any other tooth broke now will it agai regrow.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My age is 21 and my only 6 teeth has broken till now. Is this a problem and if any other tooth broke now will it agai...
Normally, till the age of 21, all permanent teeth have erupted n they will not regrow if removed. But if you have doubt, go for opg x-ray n than consult me again.
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Maire teeth thode bahar hai . Maine dentist se treatment k liye bat kri dentist ne kha ki teeth ander ho jayenge 1 year k karib time lagega .but dentist keh rhe hai ki maire dono side se ek-ek teeth nikalna padega. Uske bina result nhi milega. What should I do. Please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Dhamtari
Maire teeth thode bahar hai . Maine dentist se treatment k liye bat kri dentist ne kha ki teeth ander ho jayenge 1 ye...
To accomodate proper occlusion interception is neccessary. Your anterior teeth are important part of aesthetics. Therefore 4 premolars on both sides are extracted in orthodontic procedure. Don't worry it will not interfere your aesthetics. So go for it.
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I have a rct 2 years back. And now my one end teeth is also coming. I have a regular head ache form one week. Is it due to the teeth or some other problem?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have a rct 2 years back. And now my one end teeth is also coming. I have a regular head ache form one week. Is it d...
Consult a maxillofacial surg if new tooth not in correct position has to b removed if ard lko you may show me.
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My friend has lost whole 7 of his front tooth in an accident now what is the solution and expenses please help.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
My friend has lost whole 7 of his front tooth in an accident now what is the solution and expenses please help.
Hi. The options are either bridge or implants (without damaging the adjacent teeth) for more details consult.
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I am 28 male. I have uneven teeth. And it does not look good. What treatments would I need?

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am 28 male. I have uneven teeth. And it does not look good. What treatments would I need?
Most of the time orthodontic treatment is the best option, but I need to see your photographs and xrays to comment further.
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I am having pain in teeth from last 10 days. I am having pain in my teeth from laat 10 days what should I do what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
I am having pain in teeth from last 10 days. I am having pain in my teeth from laat 10 days what should I do what sho...
If it pains at night and sensitive to cold then you may need an rct and capping. But x-ray of concerned tooth is must and treatment will be decided accordingly. Don't take painkillers much if you do. Get treated than to take medicines unnecessarily.
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Hello i'm regularly suffer from mouth ulcer, please help me by giving a medical tip.

BDS
Dentist, Botad
There is many reason for mouth ulcers. You should consult dentist. Many time removal of irritating cause will give you relief. Take tab. B folcin twice a day for 5 day, apply smile gel after meal.
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I get some blood in my saliva, what problem is it? Please mention the precautions.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
blood in saliva is due to periodontal problem..... it seems you might be having periodontal problem.. c/as pyorrhea...you need to get rid of it... it needs aggressive therapy...you need to make a habit of rinsing your mouth everytime you eat something and brush regularly (once in the morning before meals and once at night after dinner),add a mouthwash for better oral hygiene....
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I had a small cut inside my mouth probably due to a sharp tooth about a week ago. It hasn't worsen, but hasn't improved in this one week either. I still am having trouble eating. Is it a matter of concern?

Critical Care Training, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
Is it total cut or just erosion or oral ulcer? if oral ulcer, take betadine gargles and tab. Becosule twice daily for 5 days.
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I am 38 year old male from haridwar uttarakhand. I had shown my teeth to local dentist they advised me to go through rct but last when I had rct I had to feel severe pain after or during the treatment what should I do. I am chewing the panparag with tobaccop from last 15 years.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 38 year old male from haridwar uttarakhand. I had shown my teeth to local dentist they advised me to go through ...
Stop pan parag tobbacco immediately, mild pain I rct is there but can be red with local anaesthesia.
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I'm having teeth problem from 2 month sensitive teeth it hurt while eating or drinking cold things.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I'm having teeth problem from 2 month sensitive teeth it hurt while eating or drinking cold things.
Sensitivity toothpaste, which contains strontium chloride or potassium nitrate are very effective in treating sensitive teeth. After a few weeks of use you may notice a decrease in sensitivity. Highly acidic foods such as oranges, grapefruits and lemons, as well as tea and soda can increase tooth sensitivity, and work against any sensitivity toothpaste. If you do not get relief by brushing gently and using a desensitizing toothpaste, see your dentist. There are special compounds that can be applied in office to the roots of your tooth to reduce—if not eliminate—the sensitivity. High-fluoride containing home care products can also be recommended to help reduce tooth sensitivity.
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I need a clean up for my teeth. Does scaling really help. Does it damage our teeth. Enamel.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ranchi
I need a clean up for my teeth. Does scaling really help. Does it damage our teeth. Enamel.
Surely you can do for scaling without any doubt. It is must. You need to get it done 6 monthly. No clinical level damage to tooth.
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Which is faster procedure ceramic braces or invisalign? and what would the cost of both these treatment be?

Dentist, Tiruvannamalai
Braces is faster then invisalign. If you r affordable and only spacing problem in tooth means invisalign is best and esthetically super. Treatment cost is vary on places. Minimum 30- 35k for ceramic in towns 50k in cities. Minimum 1 lakh for invisalign.
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My teeth are becoming yellow these days. What should I do to make my teeth white, shiny?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My teeth are becoming yellow these days. What should I do to make my teeth white, shiny?
There are several causes of tooth discoloration, including: Foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables (for example, apples and potatoes) can stain your teeth. Tobacco use. Smoking or chewing tobacco can stain teeth. Poor dental hygiene. Inadequate brushing and flossing.... 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 can not open month properly because I chewing tobacco now I quit chewing but it can not be cured what shall I do?

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General Physician, Mumbai
Dear lybrate user, you have made a very good decision of quitting this habit. In your case its very important you meet a doctor so that he/ she can examine you properly and probably advise some tissue sample tests to make a correct diagnosis. Also, its important you do not start having tobacco in any form.

My teeth is getting broken into little pieces while eating some food is that o don't have calcium or is that any other problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth is getting broken into little pieces while eating some food is that o don't have calcium or is that any othe...
Brittleness of teeth may be due to various factors: Genetic factors: Weak teeth are sometimes passed on down the generations of a family. People belonging to these families tend to suffer brittle teeth. Dietary habits: Eating too many sugary and acidic foods weakens teeth, and causes them to become brittle. Frequent snacking is also not advisable because the pH level of saliva does not come to its normal levels because of continuous intake of food. Usually, it takes around three to four hours for the effects of enzymes present in the food to reduce and restore optimum pH of saliva. Moreover, high acidic level in the mouth damages the enamel covering the teeth, thereby causing brittleness. Aerated drinks, much intake of citrus fruit juices like lemon, tobacco usage and too much alcohol are some of the other reasons that cause brittleness. Lack of balanced diets leads to vitamin and calcium deficiency in the body. As a result, teeth lose their strength and become brittle. Also, drinking water which contains high levels of fluoride is also one of the major reasons for brittleness. Involuntary habits: Some people involuntarily grind or clench their teeth when they sleep or become emotional. When grinding happens, the outer layer or enamel covering teeth is damaged. This damage paves way to brittleness. Use of excess force while brushing teeth is another common factor for this condition. Medical conditions: Certain diseases, not necessarily of dental origin, lead to brittle teeth. Some of the common diseases that result in this condition are: Periodontal disease: This is a disease of the gum, jaw bones and teeth. If ignored, this disease affects the structure of dentures and strength of the gums. When the disease reaches advanced stages, teeth become brittle Osteoporosis: Osteoporosis is not a disease of dental origin but a condition that affects the overall structure of bones in the body. People with low bone density and inadequate nutrients suffer brittle teeth through weakening of the jaw bones and teeth Nerve changes: In some cases, nerve tissues in the teeth reduce. As a result, nervous activity in the teeth reduces. This leads to brittleness of teeth Kidney diseases: Kidney diseases can lead to bone loss or reduced bone density. Osteoporosis is one of the side effects of some kinds of renal diseases. When kidneys malfunction, bones all over the body become weak. This affects the jaw bone as well. Teeth become loose and brittle. Also, when kidneys do not function optimally, absorption of calcium from food decreases. Teeth do not receive adequate amount of calcium and hence, become brittle. Drugs: Certain kinds of drugs cause brittleness in bones because of the various side effects they cause. Some drugs contain ingredients that reduce calcium absorption in the body. Some drugs also contain high level of fluoride and can lead to brittleness. However, using such drugs for short durations does not cause this problem. The condition is common in people who use these drugs chronically. Aging: Aging can also cause brittleness. Usually, the side effects of different activities, medicines and stress that the teeth undergo cumulate over age and cause brittleness as age advances. Elderly people who follow good dietary habits and avoid unhealthy habits do not suffer from brittleness.
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