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Dr. Narendar Kumar

MDS - Orthodontics

Dentist, Chennai

12 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
Dr. Narendar Kumar MDS - Orthodontics Dentist, Chennai
12 Years Experience  ·  150 at clinic
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Our team includes experienced and caring professionals who share the belief that our care should be comprehensive and courteous - responding fully to your individual needs and preferences. Doctor is an active member of Indian Orthodontic Society
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Dr. Narendar Kumar is a renowned Dentist in Anna Salai, Chennai. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 12 years. He is a qualified MDS - Orthodontics . You can meet Dr. Narendar Kumar personally at Naren Dental Care in Anna Salai, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Narendar Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Orthodontics - Saveetha Dental College Hospital - 2005
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Indian Orthodontic Society

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Cert. Orthodontics, Cert. Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
Eating a piece of cheese after meals can prove beneficial as firstly, it helps in pulling away some of the plaque and leftover tiny food particles from meals, and secondly, since it contains calcium, it adds to the health of teeth and bones as well.
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Dear Sir/Mame-I'm suffering from bad breathe from 10 to 15 years. But my teeth is clean & so much white. I'm brushing twice a day. I feel dry mouth problem. I don't have any bad habits like smoking, drinking & many more. But only some time I'm eating happy dent chewing gum. I'm 23 years old & I'm 2nd year student, this problem is not good for me. And I'm always taking care of my teeth. Pls suggest me 1 best mouth wash. And please plz help me. I'm waiting. Thank You.

Dentist, Gurgaon
as you said you have dry mouth problem, bad breath problem you have is dude to this only. dry mouth causes bacteria to act fast over small food particles settled over teeth and tongue. drink lots of water. also visit a dentist for professional cleaning of your teeth and follow this every 6 months to one year. also only brushing can't solve the purpose, flossing and tongue cleaning are equally important.
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Why Dental Cleaning and Polishing???

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Why Dental Cleaning and Polishing???

What are dental cleanings (scale and polish) and why have them?

Dental cleanings involve removing plaque (soft, sticky, bacteria infested film) and tartar (calculus) deposits that have built up on the teeth over time. Your teeth are continually bathed in saliva which contains calcium and other substances which help strengthen and protect the teeth. While this is a good thing, it also means that we tend to get a build-up of calcium deposits on the teeth. This chalky substance will eventually build up over time, like limescale in a pipe or kettle. Usually, it is tooth coloured and can easily be mistaken as part of the teeth, but it also can vary from brown to black in colour.

If the scale or calculus (tartar, as dentists like to call it) is allowed to accumulate on the teeth it will, unfortunately, provide the right conditions for bacteria to thrive next to the gums. The purpose of the cleaning and polishing is basically to leave the surfaces of the teeth clean and smooth so that bacteria are unable to stick to them and you have a better chance of keeping the teeth clean during your regular home care.Also it leaves your teeth feeling lovely and smooth and clean, which is nice when you run your tongue around them. Actually, come to think of it, there's nothing worse than someone you fancy running their tongue around your teeth and finding a piece of spinach or something! Still, if they're hungry

The professional cleaning of teeth is sometimes referred to as prophylaxis (orprophy for short). It's a Greek word which means 'to prevent beforehand' - in this case, it helps prevent gum disease.

How are dental cleanings done?

The dental hygienist or dentist uses specialized instruments to gently remove these deposits without harming the teeth. The instruments which may be used during your cleaning, and what they feel like, are described below.

Ultrasonic instrument

Commonly used first is an ultrasonic instrument which uses tickling vibrations to knock larger pieces of tartar loose. It also sprays a cooling mist of water while it works to wash away debris and keep the area at a proper temperature. The device typically emits a humming or high pitched whistling sound. This may seem louder than it actually is because the sound may get amplified inside your head, just like when you put an electric toothbrush into your mouth.

The ultrasonic instrument tips are curved and rounded and are always kept in motion around the teeth. They are by no means sharp since their purpose is to knock tartar loose and not to cut into the teeth. It is best to inform the operator if the sensations are too strong or ticklish so that they can adjust the setting appropriately on the device or modify the pressure applied.

With larger deposits that have hardened on, it can take some time to remove these, just like trying to remove baked-on grime on a stove that has been left over a long time. So your cleaning may take longer than future cleanings. Imagine not cleaning a house for six months versus cleaning it every week. The six-month job is going to take longer than doing smaller weekly jobs.

Fine hand tools

Once the larger pieces of tartar are gone, the dental worker will switch to finer hand tools (called scalers and curettes in dental-speak) to remove smaller deposits and smoothen the tooth surfaces. These tools are curved and shaped to match the curves of the teeth. They allow smaller tartar deposits to be removed bycarefully scraping them off with a gentle to moderate amount of pressure. Just like taking a scrubbing brush to a soiled pot, the dental worker has to get the areas clean and smooth.

Polishing

Once all the surfaces are smooth, the dental worker may polish your teeth. Polishing is done using a slow speed handpiece with a soft rubber cup that spins on the end. Prophylaxis (short for prophy) paste - a special gritty toothpaste-like material - is scooped up like ice cream into the cup and spun around on the teeth to make them shiny smooth.

Fluoride


Your dentist may also apply fluoride. This is the final, and my favorite part of the dental cleaning! Fluoride comes in many different flavours such as chocolate, mint, strawberry, cherry, watermelon, pina colada and can be mixed and matched just like ice cream at a parlour for a great taste sensation! Make no mistake though, this in-office fluoride treatment is meant for topical use only on the surfaces of the teeth and swallowing excessive amounts can give a person a tummy ache as it is not meant to be ingested.

Fluoride foam or gel is then placed into small, flexible foam trays and placed over the teeth for 30 seconds. Afterwards, the patient is directed to spit as much out as possible into a saliva ejector. The fluoride helps to strengthen the teeth since the acids from bacteria in dental tartar and plaque will have weakened the surfaces. It is best not to eat, drink or rinse for 30 minutes after the fluoride has been applied.

Is it going to be painful?

Most people find that cleanings are painless, and find the sensations described above - tickling vibrations, the cooling mist of water, and the feeling of pressure during 'scraping' - do not cause discomfort. A lot of people even report that they enjoy cleanings and the lovely smooth feel of their teeth afterwards! There may be odd zingy sensations, but many people don't mind as they only last a nanosecond.

Be sure to let your dentist/hygienist know if you find things are getting too uncomfortable for your liking. They can recommend various options to make the cleaning more enjoyable.

Painful cleaning experiences can be caused by a number of things: a rough dentist or hygienist, exposed dentine (not dangerous, but can make cleanings unpleasant), or sore gum tissues.

In case you may have had painful cleaning experiences in the past, switching to a gentle hygienist/dentist and perhaps a spot of nitrous oxide can often make all the difference. You could also choose to be numbed. If you find the scaling a bit uncomfortable because the gum tissues (rather than the teeth themselves) are sensitive, topical numbing gels can be used.

 

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I want to ask about my dental problem. At present I want to take orthodontic treatment and I have crowded teeth. Also when I open my mouth, there occur jerk sound. Is that a serious problem? What can b the reasons of this problems?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Delhi
I want to ask about my dental problem. At present I want to take orthodontic treatment and I have crowded teeth. Also...
These are to different problem but can be correlated, as due to malocclusion there can be a tmj clicking sound which is there due to either deep bite or any other cause. As a solution I would ask you to soon start your orthodontist visit for ortho treatment. For the tmj start with the 5 steps protocol - 1. Less mouth opening 2. Soft diet 3. Exercise 4. Moist heat at the joint 5. Medicine a) tab glucosamine once in a day b) painkiller if required.
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I have dentures. Do I need to brush? What are the most common problems with baby teeth, and what can be done to avoid them?

BDS
Dentist, Ludhiana
I have dentures. Do I need to brush?
What are the most common problems with baby teeth, and what can be done to avoid...
Hii, yes cleaniliness is far so important thing, could it be dentures or real teeth. -u need to clean up your drntures regularly. - avoid wearing during night time. -massage your area gently using your finger. -rinse the cavity well. Q2 regarding baby teeth- yes there are many issues to be taken care. Mainly age related. -avoid giving sweeting agents like honey etc intermittently, during night hours. - start brushing teeth as soon as they erupt in the oral cavity -rinse the cavity well after feed. -avoid sticky foods n candies. -brush twice daily.
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I am experiencing gum bleeding problem since a week. I have changed 2 toothbrushes but still having the same problem. Currently using colgate sensitive toothbrush which I found of no use. Kindly suggest me a remedy & a good toothbrush. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I am experiencing gum bleeding problem since a week. I have changed 2 toothbrushes but still having the same problem....
If you are having bleeding gums it's most likely you have swelling in your gums and it's primarily when one has calculus / tartar deposits in gums. To cure it you need professional cleaning of teeth by a dentist
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Hello sir, I want to ask that I have lasted my teeth in a road accident. I lost 7 teeth. Is implant is better option. Please provide me help for full procedure.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Hello sir, I want to ask that I have lasted my teeth in a road accident. I lost 7 teeth. Is implant is better option....
Considering your age implant would be the best and long lasting option. But even to do the implant doctor first needs to assess how much amount of bone is remaining so that implant can be fitted inside. Please visit your neighboring dentist so that he can guide you in a proper way.
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I am 24 years old I have black spot in my teeth and that spot slowly slowly damage my teeth what can I do please tell me the treatment.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 24 years old I have black spot in my teeth and that spot slowly slowly damage my teeth what can I do please tell...
Hello lybrate-user. Black spot on your teeth is a dental caries. There are four stages involved in decay. If you leave it untreated you may lose your tooth. So visit a dentist soon and get the needful.
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Is there any medicine for mucous fibrosis (hardening of jaws ,mouth due to long use of tobacco products)

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Is there any medicine for mucous fibrosis (hardening of jaws ,mouth due to long use of tobacco products)
The following can help :- 1- Mouth opening exercises. 2- Do masage with steroidal ointment on buccal mucosa. 3- Inj Hydrocortisone mix with inj Hylase by injecting submucously on buccal mucosa and anterior pillars are also helpfull. 4- If above fails to give desired responce than operation Z-plasty is quite helpfull.
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I am 30 years old guy. I have small tumour kind of thing in mouth under teeth. My dentist removed teeth and did surgery and removed hard tissues. He told it will take 3 months to cure but already 2 months over. Still it is bulged out in mouth. I am doubting it is any cancer. Please suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
Do you have any xray? if yes then please send. If not then get a dental opg done xray and send it to me. please consult me privately.
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Hello doctor. My mother have pain from head to jaw she has pain .earn. Pain also and sometimes she is even unable to open her mouth .she has pain from last 1 year. She has pain during both summer and winter season. So please suggest something suitable for my mom. I request you doctor please help me. Thank you.

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
Hello doctor. My mother have pain from head to jaw she has pain .earn. Pain also and sometimes she is even unable to ...
Hot fomentation x twice daily. Neck Exercises. Neck Stretching. Postural Correction. Shoulder Shrugs . Core Strengthening Exercises. Take frequent Breaks at work Use cervical pillow. Use Back Support.
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Is that age is mandatory for wearing tooth braces. Because I am 21 years old female.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Is that age is mandatory for wearing tooth braces. Because I am 21 years old female.
No age is not mandatory for wearing tooth braces. In early age time duration of wearing braces is less. You can have your braces treatment.
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I am 32 year old my teeth are not white, I consulted with many Dr. But still not get satisfaction. Please advice what to do?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
The natural color of a teeth cannot be changed by any treatment. But if your profession demands the brighter tooth there are variety of treatments available to make it bright like putting laminates on your front teeth. Bleaching. So it depends on the patients expectation and professional demands for to plan the treatment options. Send your pics if possible.
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Helo sir I am navin I am 20 years old man n I have suffering from cavity problem so what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
you should visit to a dentist for filling of cavity. .don't neglect it..otherwise it will progress deeper inside tooth and will give you pain in future. ..
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I have pain in my teeth continuously from last two days. Reason behind this pain.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
take tab combiflam for pain and see dental surgeon in clinic for check up the reason and treatment of pain in your teeth ..
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I want advice on normal denture or implants as I have 6 lower front teeth and upper 8 doctor says that remove all lower for denture please advise.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I want advice on  normal denture  or implants as I have 6 lower front teeth and upper 8
doctor says that remove all l...
It will spend on the periodontal health of standing teeth n their location if they r in good health implant, flexi partial, cast partial or conventional partial dentures can b given.
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Hello, I'm suffering from halitosis from past 6 years Regularly I brush my teeth twice a day, even use mouth wash many times but not get rid off the bad breath How can I cure or treat this disease please help.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hello,
I'm suffering from halitosis from past 6 years Regularly I brush my teeth twice a day, even use mouth wash man...
Bad breath is due to accumulation of plaque on teeth, decay teeth, dry mouth, smoking, tobacco chewing, consumption of caffeinated or aerated beverages, oilly n spicy food, sore throat, bad digestion. Go for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. Maintain proper oral hygiene. Increase your water intake.
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Is one sitting rct possible for molor teeth when mouth opening is approx 20mm, if so, what is estimated cost and hospital/clinic in which this procedure may be done please?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Is one sitting rct possible for molor teeth when mouth opening is approx 20mm, if so, what is estimated cost and hosp...
Hi you should consult an endodontist. They are expert in rct. But these days rct is done in almost all clinics. Cost of treatment differs. It can be 5000 per tooth.
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Last week I had sex with my girlfriend without safety (condom) and suddenly Tiny paper cut on outer part of foreskin (thought be herpes but I haven't got any infection on my mouth or lips as it happens with herpes, no tingling, itchiness on the cut as well) the cut has healed 80-90%. What it could be?

BDS
Dentist, Kanpur
If it is herpes it will not appear in oral cavity. This infection occurs in relation to the infected tissue and surrounding nerve pathways only. Please visit a skin specialist for treatment.
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