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Dr. N Balaji

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Chennai

16 Years Experience
Dr. N Balaji BDS, MDS Dentist, Chennai
16 Years Experience
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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. N Balaji is one of the best Dentists in West Mambalam, Chennai. He has had many happy patients in his 16 years of journey as a Dentist. He is a qualified BDS, MDS . You can consult Dr. N Balaji at Sri Sanjeev Multispeciality Dental Clinic in West Mambalam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. N Balaji on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Meenakshi Ammal Dental College Hospital, - 2001
MDS - Government Dental college & Hospital, - 2011
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I am 21 year old, I recently had severe tooth ache and dentist after x ray said, its bcz 1 of the wisdom teeth which is half grown outside gums and unable to come out completely as there's no space for it. He also said that I need to get all 4 teeth removed some day as there's no space and will cause much pain further. I was said its not immediately necessary to remove tooth but I can go for it when the pain gets worse. But surprisingly after few days the tooth ache has completely gone by itself and I have no other dental problem .what does this mean? Did my tooth grow normal? Do I need to take an x ray to confirm it inspite of no pain at all.

BDS, MDS, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA)
Dentist, Mumbai
The wisdom tooth errors anytime after 18 years. If the xray that you have taken shows the tooth in an abnormal position (other than straight upright, please have the tooth extracted by the dentist. The previous episode of pain one reason could be that there must be food particles stick between tooth and gums. If the tooth position was not normal it is likely that it will never come up straight. Please take an Xray to confirm. You can also send me a picture of the xray to help you better.
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I am 18 years old. and I have problem with my mouth. When I brush my teeth whole mouth feels like itching. So I have changed my toothpaste from anchor to colgate. But it's not working. My problem was not solve. Second problem is that I have stretchmarks on my tummy and thigh. So how can I remove it. and I am fat and my weight is 65 jd height is 4'7" it's because of more weight.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Use proper brushing techniques with a fluridated toothpaste. Brush, floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage your gums with your finger tips after brushing. Keep your tongue clean. Rinse your mouth well after each meal. Visit your dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs and also get scalling done once in a year.
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Is eating chewing bad for my health. I prefer happy dent. Two tabs a day mostly after meals. I have heard that eating chewing gums uses up your digestive enzymes which have a limited production during our lifetime.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
Salivary glands produces its enzymes continuously during lifetime and chewing happy dent will not harm it.
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April- Awareness Month for Oral, Head and Neck Cancers

BDS
Dentist, Pune
April- Awareness Month for Oral, Head and Neck Cancers

April is the awareness month for oral, head and neck cancers. Regular checkups prevent undiagnosed spread, and timely diagnosed cancer is curable. Meet the dentist today to rule out precancerous lesions.

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Which medicine or syrup should I prefer for the ulcers on tongue. Small red dots seen on the front side of the tongue.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
ONutritional deficiency, excessive stress & debilitating disease can cause ulcer. Exercise regularly. Have a balanced diet. Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. Increase dietary intake of vitamin B, folic acid, iron and use of vitamin supplements etc under medical supervision if blood tests confirm low concentrations oHot, spicy foods oAlcoholic beverages oMouthwashes that contain alcohol oProducts high in acid, such as citrus fruits and juices 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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Sir my brother have bad breath problem. He tried also mouth cleaner When he used after 15 mints again same problem He brushed daily but why this is? Tell me any solution please.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
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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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Non-Steriodal Anti-Inflammatory medications like Ibuprofen and Naproxen are the most common recommendations to be taken before and after the root canal treatment. However, every patient should consult a dentist as medical conditions for taking these medicines may vary.

I have yellow teeth at the age 10 years now I am 18 years it is cause due to flourisus so how my teeth is clean it is possible.

BDS, FICOI, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
Dentist, Bangalore
It doesn't go by cleaning, necessary other treatments has to be done, kindly visit your nearby dentist.
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Goodafternoon sir, a big gap infront of my teeth how can i close it plz tell me sir

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
hi...either you can go for composite veneering ( best way to get desired results without damaging much tooth structure. ..or orthodontic treatment... It depends upon case to case....feel free to ask further
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I have problem in my teeth that is going to black and I want to replaceone teeth please suggest me better treatment for this and which is give me better look of my teeth.

BDS
Dentist,
If its decayed due to carris thn you have to go for cleaning of particular teeth either rct or filling.
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Dear sir/mama I just know that in my teeth some pain for few days. I know the mean of this pain in teeth. Thanks Regards Dheeraj.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dheeraj kindly take tab combiflam for pain and see dental surgeon for check up and examination of teeth .
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My mouth is painful I can not eat food there is a crack in my mouth at the end of teeth. Its very irritating please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
You can use some glycerine over that area. In case it pains kindly visit dentist. To understand the clinical situation. And take medications/treatment accordingly.
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I have an dental problem. My teeth is not so strong. How can I get rid from this?

BDS
Dentist, Bhavnagar
You haven't specified what problems you have. Visit the dentist and get proper diagnosis and treatment.
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Paan khane me chuna khane se niche waale last masurhe me thoda ghaw jaisa hone pe kon si dawa khani chahiye.

BDS, MDS, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA)
Dentist, Mumbai
Aap dentist ke paas jaye and check up kar lo. Ghaw ko halke mei mat lijiye. Turant dentist ke paas jao.
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My age is twenty I have teeth problem when I eat cold food my teeth is created so pain sensitive. please help what can I do?

DNB, MDS Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Cold sensitivity can be due to dental decay or abrasion of the teeth. You can use a desensitizing paste for temporary relief. Please consult a dentist and get it diagnosed and then proceed with the appropriate treatment.
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Why Oral Health in Older Adults Is Important

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mohali
Why Oral Health in Older Adults Is Important

It is said that oral health is the best indicator of a person's health. A bad oral hygiene translates down to the rest of the organs, reflecting poor health. And, like all other organs of the body, the oral cavity also is aging and therefore, requires extra attention to maintain good health and requires longer time to heal and get back to its original state. So, as the old adage goes, prevention is better than cure.

The following are some reasons why oral health in older patients is very important:

  1. Food and nutrition: Be it a regular decay or rare cases of oral cancer, poor oral health means reduced food intake. In the elderly, the tissues supporting the teeth (periodontium) deteriorates, leading to loosening of teeth and inability to eat and chew food. This gets into a vicious cycle, and for the elderly, good healthy nutrition is very important for overall health. If decayed teeth and weak teeth are not allowing them to eat well, the overall health takes a toll too.
  2. Overall health: Poor oral health is associated with higher incidence of diabetes and heart disease. Also, in diabetics especially, the periodontal tissue is easily affected and prone to infection. This leads to not just tooth mobility, but also root caries. The incidence of abscess and cyst associated with root caries is much
  3. higher than decay in the crown portion of the tooth. The simple logic is that there is more tooth structure covering the crown than the root, and therefore, the decay reaches the pulp a lot more quickly.
  4. Medications and side effects: Dental pain, those who have experienced will swear to be one of the worst pains to go through. And in old age, it is something that is best avoided. So, better oral care and hygiene measures become all the more important. Once pain sets in, the antibiotics and painkillers become necessary, bringing with them a host of side effects.

Simple Management tips:

  1. Brush twice a day using fluoridated toothpaste
  2. Rinse with each meal with a mouthwash is possible, else with plain water
  3. Floss regularly to prevent interdental caries 
  4. Routine bi-annual visits to the dentist, especially if you are prone for decay or have dry mouth. Whether it is a small decay or a lesion, the dentist will be able to detect it early and arrest and/or treat it
  5. Don't ignore lumps or sore throat that is persistent 
  6. Quit smoking, use of tobacco (if applicable) 
  7. Healthy diet that is rich in fiber 

To avoid the vicious cycle of dental symptoms and complications and their effect on general health, it is advisable to do some basic hygiene measures.

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I'm 16 year old male, I'm having mouth ulcers since last year And I haven't increased a kilogram more since a few months, monster how much I eat. Please help me.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
At your age mouth ulcers are very common. So do not worry. This ulcers are because of stress hormones and also because of stomach upset. Both are common symptoms at your age. Always keep a 0.1%kenakort buccal paste with you and apply over the lesions whenever they recur. You will get relief in 2-3 days. Take sufficient amount of vitamin b in your diet.
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I used baking soda on gum bleeding is it good I got benefit. Is any good toothpaste for it Paradontax paste has waste my money.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Baking soda works by balancing the levels of acid in the teeth thus preventing bad breath and gingivitis------ homoeopathic medicine------------------ merc sol 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 5 drops today night and forget this medicine-------------- plantago q/hammemelis q (dr reckeweg) mix both these medicines and take 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 2-3 months------------ hekla lava tooth powder (wheezal) scrub teeth daily night before sleep--------------- note-use brush with soft bristles and use it upside down while brushing teeth.--------------
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