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Dr. Nachiappan

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Nachiappan Dentist, Chennai
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I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
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Dr. Nachiappan is a renowned Dentist in Mogappair, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Velammal Dental Clinic,Mogappair in Mogappair, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Nachiappan on Lybrate.com.

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Daily Habits That Have Been Damaging Your Teeth!

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Daily Habits That Have Been Damaging Your Teeth!

Using tooth picks

The worst habit you could possibly have when you have food lodgement in the mouth is using a tooth pick to get rid of it. We often try and use this as an acceptable habit even socially but few things are grosser than watching people pick out food bits after meals. If you have a cavity get it fixed. We have numerous cases where the toothpicks have either injured the gums and caused a larger infection or even worse broken in the cavity and triggered of even more pain. So stay safe from dental emergencies do not use tooth picks! while it's important to prevent food lodgement in the mouth and keep your mouth clean use things like brushes interdental brushes and floss sticks or dentists to help you do the same without harming you!

Using a hard or medium brush.

The oldest myth we have seen is brushing your teeth with a hard or medium brush. Please terminate this habit right away ensure you switch to a soft brush at the earliest.

We do not need more teeth ruined or worn off due to overzealous brushing. We see cases with the entire left side worn down and sensitive and I can tell the person is a right handed vigorous brusher. The softer the brush the better it bends and cleans between teeth as well. The gums also recede due to repeated trauma from the hard bristles so save your mouth from these constant attacks in the name of cleaning.

Scrubbing your teeth

The same principle applies when you switch from a hard to soft or extra soft brush don't apply so much pressure that the teeth and gums are still braving the injury.

You need to brush gently as though cleaning glass the force being minimum the reach and coverage being maximum!

So scrubbing is a habit we need to stop.

Not brushing at night

One of the best things we can do to avoid the dentist or any dental troubles is brushing at night. When it comes to cleaning your teeth frequency matters more than force. Ensuring you clean every 12 hours makes bacterial attacks that cause decay inactive so whenever we skip brushing at night we may not realise but it's definitely costing us.

Popping painkillers

The first sign of dental pain and we instinctively choose to ignore it hoping it will go away and if it doesn't we want to go ahead and pop a painkiller till it does. Masking the problem will actually make it bigger -while we all know this we prefer to accept the instant relief the medication provides over the tedious dental visit that may end with bad news. But imagine if we had gone at the very first sign of trouble most likely we would get away with a dental cleaning -the later we go the more often we need to go for extensive treatments.

Let's try and muster the courage to nip these problems in the bud -a habit to develop show up at the very first sign of trouble.

Do it yourself dentistry (diy) at home

We have all been our own dentists at some point!

From self medication to oral applications and home remedies when all else fails we make an appointment.

A few things are harmful and should be used with care when attempting our own dental care.

We recommend mild things like oral rinses or applications which relieve pain but do not use aspirin or any other pain killer to crush and put in the site, that can cause burns.

Also clove oil is a safe remedy but not cloves which can be sharp and hurt your cheek.

Do not try to remove shaking teeth or attempt any procedures the bleeding can be profuse and the damage severe.

In case of trauma ice to freeze the blows and water to clean the wound will work best.

In the age of technology and information let's not fall prey to easily avoidable dental habits that harm you more than they help you.

Write to us or call us at 9209200024 if you have any queries.

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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
While preparing for RCT: Getting to know from a dentist if consuming an antibiotic medicine is advisable, as it can help in reducing the infection and swelling.
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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Gums shouldn't be consumed in large amount especially if it containts aspartame sucralose or othet additives.
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Madam/sir recently I taking route canal treatment only for two days and after I not it to be continue. It would be happen 15 days ago. Now my teeth are pain so give me which tablet are taking. Please reply.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Madam/sir recently I taking route canal treatment only for two days and after I not it to be continue. It would be ha...
You should complete the processes of r. C. T. Otherwise it will get infection in root area and will cause more pain and discomfort. Painkillers are only for temporary relief. You can take tab. Ketorol -dt 2 tabs dissolved in half cup of water. Or tab. Ibuprofen after meal.
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Hello doctor, my frontal teeths are protruding day by day at the age of 39 steel braces will be work out or removal of frontal teeths (i.E. 4teeths) by replacing artificial teeths will be ok. Which one will be apt for me kindly suggest me. Scaling has done in my case 4 times till date.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi.Metal braces will be useless as they would create more trouble for you.And removal is also baseless treatment. .With cosmetic dentistry I can rearrange your teeth without removing and braces.And results will be as you want.Show me your teeth pic and I will also send you many pt.Pics like your case and you will have an idea.
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I want to get the frenulum of my tongue cut so that I can stretch my tongue out more. How much will it cost me and how long does it normally take for it to heal? And what is the procedure? Local anesthesia will be applied?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hello Mr. Lybrate-user, apologize for the delay. The frenal attachment of tongue can be cut by surgical means using blade and non surgically by use of lasers. Healing is comparatively faster with laser as there is minimal trauma to the tissues. You will be able to get back to your routine in a days time. The procedure is done under local anesthesia only and the cost varies with the extent of attachment. I would recommend a clinical check up if possible, to be able to discuss the procedure and treatment expenditure.
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I am a 32 years old male and have teeth pain for last 4 months. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 32 years old male and have teeth pain for last 4 months. What should I do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. Advise c. Amox 500mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Metrogyl 400mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Imol 1-1-1, thrice daily (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, allergy), c. Becosules 1-0-0 once daily all for 3 days only. 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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Pain Management

MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Pain Management Specialist, Delhi
Pain Management

Diagnose root cause of your pain at an early stage because improperly diagnose & treated pain can create lot of problems in future.

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I had oral sex with condom only for one time but after this she had some infection or rashes inside of mouth for few days. Which medicine help me? is gargle with betadine help her?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Infection in mouth can be due to various reason but since you have commited the mistake and she is having problem kindly show to doctor for checkup and treatment she can use betadine /chlor hexidine mouthwash and apply boro glycerin regularly and benzocaine ointment for pain.
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Sir my mouth is full of ulcer and take many medicine but I'm not feel good so please tell me medicine.

BDS
Dentist,
Sir my mouth is full of ulcer and take many medicine but I'm not feel good so please tell me medicine.
Improve diet, don't have too hot and spicy food, add diet rich in calcium and vitamin C, check if stomach is upset visit gestro specialist. Apply toothpaste for local relief.
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I have a gap on my upper jaw between my teeth it makes me to be uncomfortable to smile help please.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have a gap on my upper jaw between my teeth it makes me to be uncomfortable to smile help please.
Teeth spacing can b corrected with braces or I can go fr aesthetic corrections by capping of your teeth n closing spaces.
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BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Brushing twice a day keeps tooth problems away. Always brush your teeth before you go to bed at night and after your breakfast in the morning!!
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Hello, I have a issue with dental problem. Although I brush twice a day but since last 3, 4 months my mouths smells. What should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello, I have a issue with dental problem. Although I brush twice a day but since last 3, 4 months my mouths smells. ...
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently.
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My teeth are in yellow color. So that I'm feeling so irritating when I see my teeth what should I do for my teeth to see the teeth are in white color. Please suggest me.

Certified BPS Dentist
Dentist, Trivandrum
My teeth are in yellow color. So that I'm feeling so irritating when I see my teeth what should I do for my teeth to ...
Two treatments one is bleaching if it is yellow in colour and if yellow colour is due to defect in teeth then you can do metal free ceramic crowns which will give excellent colour.
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I frequently get mouth ulcers although I have constipation problems or any other stomach related problems. What is the matter and what should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I frequently get mouth ulcers although I have constipation problems or any other stomach related problems. What is th...
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. 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 wife has pain in teeth but she is 3 month old baby's mother so please suggest me best prescription for her.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
My wife has pain in teeth but she is 3 month old baby's mother so please suggest me best prescription for her.
Hello give her @ kreosotum 200-6 pills, thrice a day. @ echinacea q -10 drops, with 1/4 cup of water, rinse the mouth thrice a day take care.
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B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Visit dentist for regular check up to prevent tooth decay.
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My teeth's colour became yellow. How can I clean it without consult of any doctor? Any home medicine?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth's colour became yellow. How can I clean it without consult of any doctor? Any home medicine?
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling or capping. 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. Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics.
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I'm suffering from bad mouth smell . Even if brush twice a day it's not cleared . Suggest me the relevant medicines.

BDS
Dentist, Jodhpur
I'm suffering from bad mouth smell . Even if brush twice a day it's not cleared . Suggest me the relevant medicines.
You need a periodontal treatment which includes removal of calculus and plaque on teeth as well as sub gingival curretage followed by rinsing with a suitable mouthwash for at least one week.
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