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Dr. N Balaji

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Chennai

17 Years Experience
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Dr. N Balaji BDS, MDS 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. N Balaji is one of the best Dentists in West Mambalam, Chennai. He has had many happy patients in his 17 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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English

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Sri Sanjeev Multispeciality Dental Clinic

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My tooth is going sensitive. & tooths back colour is bad (dirty). What I do improve it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My tooth is going sensitive. & tooths back colour is bad (dirty). What I do improve it?
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or root canal treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person. 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.
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Sir, my age is 24. Two year ago I get my two teeth filled now I am feeling pain and sensitive in them. My gums are also bleeding and teeth have stains instead of regular brushing. What should I do please reply in detail.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Sir, my age is 24. Two year ago I get my two teeth filled now I am feeling pain and sensitive in them. My gums are al...
Hi lybrate-user. Filling is just a temporary solution. And it does not stop the decaying of the tooth. You may either need to remove that teeth. Or the dentist will suggest RCT. Consult and take appropriate actions. Till then use Homoeopathic toothpaste heklalava by wheezal. Massage your gums with turmeric and salt twice daily. Take vitamin C. Consult for homoeopathic treatment.
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My face has become dull due blackheads I used many cosmetic but it still appear. I do not know why I feel tired up every day my eyes get tired my teeth. I know what to do please tell what to do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My face has become dull due blackheads I used many cosmetic but it still appear. I do not know why I feel tired up ev...
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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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food. Using them for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can result in chipped or broken teeth.
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I ve plaque on the inner side of my teeth and ot won't come off by brushing. Also if I try hard it starts bleeding. What can I do now to get it removed. I heard scaling weakens the gums.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I ve plaque on the inner side of my teeth and ot won't come off by brushing. Also if I try hard it starts bleeding. W...
If scaling was to loosen gums the treatment would have not existed. We dentist also gets our scaling done every 6 months. As in spite of taking good care it is a must. your gums are bleeding. It shows that if you do not get your scaling done eventually you might also get bone loss problem n then weaken teeth. Visit a dentist for consultation.
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Hi. My father is diabetic person. My hv 250-350 between sugar. And his also pain for teeth so much. And now maximum teeth is week and not working. Please suggest what can I do. It's very serious. Please let me know. Any medical, treatment, anything as.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hi. My father is diabetic person. My hv 250-350 between sugar. And his also pain for teeth so much.
And now maximum t...
The toothache you are referring to may be due to a variety of causes, the most common being: 1.Tooth decay 2. Tooth fracture 3. A damaged filling 4. Infected gums The most common cause is a long-standing cavity or tooth decay, which usually requires a root canal treatment (RCT). The same treatment applies to a tooth fracture as well. In case of a damaged filling, there may be two possibilities: either the filling can be removed and replaced with a new one after applying a soothing base material; or if the damaged filling is placed deep near the nerves of the tooth, it may require an RCT. Infected gums usually are treated with deep cleaning/scaling after which there is permanent relief from pain. I suggest that that you consult me privately on Lybrate, so that I can provide more specific answers. You will be able to send across images of your aching tooth/teeth, and looking at them will help me be in a better position to solve your problem.
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Oral And Dental Health

BDS (Gold Medalist)
Dentist, Gurgaon
Oral And Dental Health

One of the most common complications of having a tooth taken out is developing a dry socket. A dry socket is when the blood clot that is supposed to be in the extraction site either doesn’t form or is displaced. This exposes the bone in the area causing a severe toothache type pain. Many of my patients have told me that the dry socket pain is worse than the toothache that caused the tooth to need to be extracted! This pain can last anywhere from a week up to 5 weeks. Most dry sockets resolve in the shorter end of that range and will always resolve on their own whether you seek treatment or not. Some types of treatment will actually extend the healing time so keep that in mind.

So how do you know if you have a dry socket? Most dry sockets follow a relatively predictable pattern.

  • Tooth pain from an extraction generally peaks and starts to quickly decrease within 24-48 hours after the extraction. A dry socket on the other hand usually starts 3-5 days after having a tooth taken out.
  • Dry sockets have a much higher incidence after removal of impacted wisdom teeth (especially bottom wisdom teeth) as well as after difficult extractions.
  • Risk factors include smoking, using straws, spitting, taking birth control medication, and the intake of hot liquids and foods in the first day or two after the extraction.
  • Oftentimes you’ll see a hollow area where the tooth came out and sometimes you can see or feel the exposed bone.
  • If you notice pus coming out of the area, it may be infected rather than a dry socket. This is much less likely than a dry socket but can cause similar pain and in a similar time frame. See your dentist for sure if you are concerned it may be infected.

It is important to realize that while a dry socket can be miserably painful, there are no health consequences associated with it. All treatment seeks to manage the symptoms until the area is able to heal on it’s own. Studies have been pretty inconclusive as to what treatment, if any, is best for managing dry sockets. Let’s take a look at some of the things you can do at home.

  • Practice prevention. Avoid smoking for as long as you can manage after the extraction. 3 days minimum and longer is better. Don’t use straws or spit. Avoid hot foods for the first day or two after the extraction.
  • Take 600-800 mg of Ibuprofen every 6 hours on the dot. If you only take it when it hurts you’ll get into a bad pain cycle that is hard to get out of. Staying ahead of the pain is important.
  • Rinse any debris out of the socket. Food tends to get trapped down in there and can cause problems. The easiest way to do this is with a curved monoject syringe. Your dentist usually has these or you can sometimes get them at a pharmacy. An alternative would be a standard oral medication syringe (like you’d use to give medications to kids). As long as you reach the tip into the socket, it’ll work fine. Put some water in it and gently rinse the socket out. Don’t be forceful as this can also displace blood clots.
  • DIY Dry Socket Medications – Most medication materials that dentist’s use for dry sockets have some combination of eugenol (oil of cloves) and an anesthetic such as benzocaine as well as some other minor ingredients. Oil of cloves and benzocaine are both medications you can purchase over the counter. The best thing to do is make a 50/50 mixture of these two things and dip a piece of cotton in it.  Take a pair of tweezers or something similar that can hold the cotton and push the cotton into the socket. Make sure your cotton piece is big enough that when you push it into the socket you have enough sticking out the top to remove it. Leave it in for a couple of minutes and then remove. You don’t want to leave this in the socket long term as it will slow/stop healing. This combination of medications will help relieve some of the pain and you can do this several times a day.
  • If all else fails, remember that the DENTIST is just a stone throw distance away!
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I have a problem of bleeding from my teeth time to time, and feelings a pain also. What is the solution of it? Please suggest me.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have a problem of bleeding from my teeth time to time, and feelings a pain also. What is the solution of it? Please...
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. Maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly.
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Hi! Sir I have 2 extra teeth which gives me ugly look. So can I remove that. Is that will cause any problem after removing that teeth?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Hi! Sir I have 2 extra teeth which gives me ugly look. So can I remove that. Is that will cause any problem after rem...
Hello, better don't remove it. Its because every teeth has its importance and if you wish to make it correct, you can go for braces or the surgical procedure to make ti correct. But don't try to harm it or remove it. Take care... :)
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Hello sir / ma'am ,good evening, Mai gutakha aur alcohol Ka sewan karta hoon, pichhle ek month se mere mouth Ka swad change ho Gaya hai ,aur aaj kal mere aage ke daaton me khinchav bhi mahsoos ho Raha hai, please bataiye Mai kya karoon please please.

BHMS
Homeopath, Hooghly
You should quit chewing tobacco first of all, it's due to the tobacco you chew, it can cause cancer if you don't stop it, you need proper homoeopathic treatment now to cure this, or otherwise you will have to consult with a ENT specialist.
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