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Dr. Nandakumar

BDS, MDS

Dentist, Chennai

24 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic
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Dr. Nandakumar BDS, MDS Dentist, Chennai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Nandakumar is one of the best Dentists in Adyar, Chennai. Doctor has had many happy patients in his/her 24 years of journey as a Dentist. Doctor studied and completed BDS, MDS . You can consult Dr. Nandakumar at Dr. Nandakumar@Fortis Malar Hospital in Adyar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Nandakumar on Lybrate.com.

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Education
BDS - SDM College of Dental Sciences, Dharwad, Karnataka - 1994
MDS - Rajah Muthiah Dental College and Hospital, Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu - 1998
Professional Memberships
Tamilnadu State Dental Council
Life Member Indian Dental Association
Life Member Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons of India

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I have spasms in my right jaw. Its like lockjaw. My mouth gets shut automatically sometimes because of it. What should i do?

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I have spasms in my right jaw. Its like lockjaw. My mouth gets shut automatically sometimes because of it. What shoul...
Hello, you need to consult an oral surgeon for this problem. You can use a night guard and also can do hot fomentation near your ear.
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I have yellow teeth, I need to clean my teeth and I want white teeth please tell me remedies to cure it?

BDS
Dentist,
I have yellow teeth, I need to clean my teeth and I want white teeth please tell me remedies to cure it?
dear raja... why don't you go to your local dentist and ask him or her to do bleaching of your teeth.. bleaching is a procedure in which chemicals are used to remove stains present on teeth surface..
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All of a sudden my tooth became very sensitive feels like they are raw and unprotected. I would like to tell you that I swim daily and yesterday I took a lot of water inside my mouth and since then almost all my teeth are getting sensitive. Please help!

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
All of a sudden my tooth became very sensitive feels like they are raw and unprotected. I would like to tell you that...
Seems u have taken some thing acidic if u can send a pic of inside will b better if not u may use GC TOOTH MOUSSE TWICE DAILY for local application
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5 Ways to Treat Cracked Teeth

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
5 Ways to Treat Cracked Teeth

Teeth are remarkably strong, but they can chip, crack (fracture) or break. This can happen in several ways:

  • Biting down on something hard
  • Being hit in the face or mouth
  • Falling
  • Having cavities that weaken the tooth
  • Having large, old amalgam fillings that don't support the remaining enamel of the tooth

When a tooth chips or breaks, it may not hurt. However, your tongue usually feels the sharp area quite quickly. Minor tooth fractures usually don't cause pain, but if a large piece of the tooth breaks off, it can hurt. The nerve inside the tooth may be damaged. Extreme discomfort also can happen when nerve endings in the dentin are exposed to air, or to hot or cold foods or drinks.

Some of the types of cracked teeth, in increasing order of severity of the crack are listed below.

  1. Craze lines: These thin, shallow lines are limited to the outer layer of enamel and are very common in adults. They are not painful and only cause a mild esthetic concern.
  2. Fractured cusp: The tip of the front teeth or the cusp of the molars could be broken. In both cases, if only the enamel is chipped off, then there is no pain. However, if it extends into the dentin, it can cause sensitivity.
  3. Cracked tooth: The line of breakage is along the tooth, vertically extending towards the root, but the tooth is not split. This can be quite painful and requires immediate attention. Early intervention is helpful in preventing tooth loss.
  4. Split tooth: If the damage is even greater, then the crack continues through the length of the tooth and splits the tooth into two. This cannot be saved and in most cases will require extraction.
  5. Vertical root fracture: A blow to the lower line of the lower jaw can cause an injury like this. The crack begins in the root of the tooth and extends toward the crown. This leads to infection of the surrounding gums and teeth which is when they are usually detected.

The following are common methods to treat cracked teeth.

  1. Dental bonding: Dental bonding is a procedure, wherein, a tooth-colored composite material is applied to a tooth, sculpted into shape, hardened, and polished. It is called bonding because the material bonds to the tooth. An adhesive material resembling the tooth is permanently applied to mask and reinforce the crack lines making the tooth both esthetic and strong at the same. In newer treatments, there's a newer material that repairs cracks and can even salvage teeth that are even vertically fractured but prognosis depends from case to case. Dental bonding is ideal fixing a broken or chipped tooth or closing small gaps between teeth.
  2. Veneer: A thin layer of enamel is removed and either porcelain or composite is used to replace this enamel and the lost tooth structure. This can be used in cases of fractured cusps and broken edges of incisors also. Veneers make teeth look natural and healthy. Because they are very thin and are held in place by a special, strong adhesive, very little preparation of the tooth is needed. Some types of veneers don't need any preparation at all.
  3. Crowns: In some cases, especially molars, if the amount of tooth lost is significant, then a full crown may be needed to restore the tooth structure. For a crown to be placed without root canal, there should be no pain in the tooth.
  4. Root canal: If the crack is vertical or involves the root portion of the tooth, then it is very likely that the tooth will require root canal treatment. The root needs to be cleared of infection, and if there is significant tooth material lost, then a crown also would be required.
  5. Extraction: If a tooth has been broken, your dentist will try to fix it with a bonding, veneer, crown or other treatment. Sometimes, though, there's too much damage or has been vertically fractured and cannot be salvaged. In this case, it requires a removal. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dentist.
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I am 30, male. I had a tooth came extra inside the line of teeth of downside, no issues till 4 days back, but now bleeding is happening form that tooth daily when I am getting out of bed I taste my blood in my mouth, I usually clean teeth very fine daily. 2 days back I got pain @ my chin which is just below the extra tooth placed. Later pain gone, but bleeding is not stopping, can you please guide me, what happens and what care I need to take in this?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 30, male. I had a tooth came extra inside the line of teeth of downside, no issues till 4 days back, but now ble...
Bala generally in this kind of situations there is lot of crowding in teeth.and due to crowding u r not able to clean d area properly ; although u r brushing it very well still u can't get d proper cleaning.and due to that calculus deposition occurs that lead to gingivitis (pyrrhoea ).u need a oral prophylaxis as a first line of treatment.and then u can get permanent cure of d crowding with the help of orthodontic treatment. thanx
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Avoid chewing food from the affected side.
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My two teeth is increased more other than that of teeth please give me the solution.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
My two teeth is increased more other than that of teeth please give me the solution.
It is better not to do anything as it may damage the teeth and will cause severe pain and even easy infection..
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I have bad smile as having teeth location problem.. Please tell me should I consult to doctor.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Noida
I have bad smile as having teeth location problem..
Please tell me should I consult to doctor.
Dear lybrate-user, it seems you r suffering from malalignment of teeth. Hence you have to consult an orthodontist n hv to go for fixed orthodontics braces to acheive a perfect smile.
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I am having tingling feeling in most of teeth whenever I drink cold, what should be done? Is it a sign of worry.

BHMS
Homeopath, Agra
I am having tingling feeling in most of teeth whenever I drink cold, what should be done? Is it a sign of worry.
take coffea 30, 2 drops 3 times daily If you would like to consult with me privately, please click on 'consult'.
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Whenever I sleep I got saliva coming from mouth. I do not know how this happen but my whole pillow become wet due to saliva coming from my mouth. Please help me regarding this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Whenever I sleep I got saliva coming from mouth. I do not know how this happen but my whole pillow become wet due to ...
Although excessive saliva is not too common, there are a number of conditions that can cause it - some harmless, others more serious. It is possible that your saliva problems are just a result of the way you speak. Some people speak faster or slower than others, just as some people blink more often, breathe faster, or have a more rapid heartbeat. This may just be what's normal for you. Since it is negatively affecting your life, I suggest your problem can be ignored. However there are medical conditions that causes excessive salivation injection glycopyrrolate reduces secretions in the mouth, throat, airway, and stomach.
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