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Dr. Nathan

MDS

Dentist, Chennai

18 Years Experience
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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
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Dr. Nathan is a renowned Dentist in Royapettah, Chennai. He has been a practicing Dentist for 18 years. He has done MDS . You can visit him at The iDentity in Royapettah, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Nathan and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - channai University - 1999
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English

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MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
Importance of vitamin D
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I am male 31yrs. I have bleeding gums and they frequently bleed. One time I had fever and was given antibiotics. Surprisingly my bleeding stopped during that time. But now it has started again. Can you please suggest me any antibiotic toothpaste or mouthwash which can be purchased in INDIA. Betadine doesn't solve the issue. Thanks.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
I am male 31yrs. I have bleeding gums and they frequently bleed. One time I had fever and was given antibiotics. Surp...
Its all due to gum infection. Please get your teeth cleaned by a dentist and then your problem will be solved.
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Sir, I had been chewing gutkha/ pan masala in the past but now I left that habit but now facing problems - like mouth ulcers and problems in gums, can't eat spicy or bit of chili, what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Sir,
I had been chewing gutkha/ pan masala in the past but now I left that habit but now facing problems - like mouth...
You may be suffering from sub mucous fibrosis, this is also known as precancerous lesion. I would advice you to avoid spicy food completely
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I am 41 and diabetic for five years I feel as if my teeth not strongly rooted now a days.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Loosening of teeth is due to loss of bone structure which holds your tooth at place. If your diabetics is under control you can go for perio treatment to make the teeth better than they are at present. Consult online or visit your dentist to discuss your general health and dental health.
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Gud mrng My problem, when ever I speak mouth smells it hurts me a lot, even if I brush nicely after sum times it starts smelling so, I want my mouth to be fresh always.

Dentist, Mumbai
Gud mrng My problem, when ever I speak mouth smells it hurts me a lot, even if I brush nicely after sum times it star...
You might have a cavity which needs a cement filling or you must have an acidity issue in your stomach. Please see a dentist immediately.
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All About Laser Dentistry - Methods and Results

MDS - Periodontology and Oral Implantology, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
All About Laser Dentistry - Methods and Results

A very interesting thing, that most people would have noticed during their visit to the clinic is the white light that is used on the teeth. This is laser light, which is used extensively over the last couple of decades in dentistry for a variety of treatments. The following are some procedures where laser is commonly used.

  1. Whitening teeth: In-office bleaching is done by applying the whitening agent on the tooth and activating it by laser light. This instant result is whiter teeth and a brighter smile.

  2. Caries: In some cases, laser light is used to remove the decayed portion of the tooth and shape the surrounding healthy tooth to receive the restorative material.

  3. Restorations: When composite resins are used to fill the space left by tooth decay, the decayed portion is removed and the enamel etched to improve adhesion. The composite material is then filled in the tooth space to achieve the desired shape and then light-cured.

  4. Veneers: Where a thin layer of the existing tooth is removed to provide a whiter tooth, then laser light is used. These chemicals are inactive and only become activated when exposed to laser light. In cases of both restorations and veneers, one big advantage is it gives sufficient working time for the dentist to shape the material to the desired form and then activate it.

  5. Gingivitis: Laser is also used in gum diseases where bacteria are removed and the gums are reshaped. Using laser on the root surfaces ensures better removal of the hardened calculus and promotes gum reattachment of the gums to the tooth surfaces.

  6. Root canal therapy: In the root spaces, if there was an infection, laser light can help remove the bacteria before filling up the root canal with gutta percha.

  7. Soft tissue biopsy or lesion removal: Biopsies of the lips, gums, and tongue can be done using laser light. If the lesions are too small and require removal, it can be done by laser, thereby avoiding the need for surgery

Results: In all the above procedures, the laser is more effective than the conventional method that it is replacing. Some advantages include:

  1. Less painful

  2. Anesthesia not required

  3. Avoids tooth drilling in some cases of very minor decay, so patient is at ease

  4. Reduces bleeding and swelling when dealing with soft tissues

  5. Reduces the amount of tooth removal during cavity preparation

Not all situations can be managed with a laser treatment though and conventional biopsies and drills will be required in some cases. As with all other dental situations, a detailed discussion with the dentist on the pros and cons and the patient condition will help make an informed decision.

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Hello, l am 21 year old, recently i've treated with rootcanal and crowning (zirconia) for front teeth. And now I am facing cold sensitivity while drinking water. So please suggest me. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Nizamabad
Hello, l am 21 year old, recently i've treated with rootcanal and crowning (zirconia) for front teeth. And now I am f...
Hello, it could be because of improper root canal treatment or crown fixation. So better go to your doctor again n explain your problem. Be happy.
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I am suffering from tooth and gum pain I can not understand why this is happening. I seems that it is happening due to cold because I am also suffering from cold since 3 day but cold is not severity is a normal cold plz help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from tooth and gum pain I can not understand why this is happening. I seems that it is happening due t...
Hi lybrate-user sometimes cold can cause pain in the upper teeth, usually back teeth. This is because the roots of these teeth is very close the sinus, so these teeth are affected due to sinusitis. You can visit a dentist for a checkup to confirm the cause of tooth pain and the necessary management. Take care.
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Pungent smell comes from my mouth. Unable to move with my friends. Please advise.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Pungent smell comes from my mouth. Unable to move with my friends. Please advise.
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
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MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Akola
Use a toothbrush which is narrow at front, so that it reaches the last tooth. Brush twice daily. Keep smiling :-)

My name is sandeep goyal. I am having a foul smell problem from a couple of months. Whenever I do brush even blood comes out. Can you suggest me something.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My name is sandeep goyal. I am having a foul smell problem from a couple of months. Whenever I do brush even blood co...
Homoeopathic medicine NUX VOMICA 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 2 drops direct on tongue twice daily RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth immediately after meals. HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night Visit a Dentist for physical examination.
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I am 39 years old male I have mouth ulcer from last approx one year what I do please reply me.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 39 years old male I have mouth ulcer from last approx one year what I do please reply me.
There are so many causes of mouth ulcers like- -stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple mouth ulcers. -certain foods, including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as lemons, oranges, pineapples, apples, figs, tomatoes and strawberries), can trigger a mouth ulcer. -sometimes a sharp tooth surface also trigger mouth ulcers. -some cases of complex mouth ulcers are caused by an underlying health condition, such as an impaired immune system; nutritional problems, such as vitamin b-12, zinc, folic acid, or iron deficiency and gastrointestinal tract disease, such as coeliac disease and crohn's disease. You can take'becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief.
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I am 22 year old and I have gone under oral maxi facial surgery, coz I had broken my jaw when I met with an accident, and they have inserted titanium plates. Question I wanted to place arch bark with imf again, is it possible?

MDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 22 year old and I have gone under oral maxi facial surgery, coz I had broken my jaw when I met with an accident,...
U r treated with bone plates and why again you want to have arch bar. If you have any problem with previous treatment then visit d same dentist who treated u.
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My teeth are yellow and having bad smelling in breathing. Frequently, change the tooth brush due to irregular arrangement of teeth. Pl suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Nashik
My teeth are yellow and having bad smelling in breathing. Frequently, change the tooth brush due to irregular arrange...
Dear patient please give me the other details of your habits, gum condition, associated symptoms like bleeding gums ,presence of cavity in any of your teeth etc. So that we can come to a conclusion. Till then use clohex mouthwash 10 ml twice a day.
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How to make my teeth white in one week? And which toothpaste should I use to keep my teeth safe?

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
How to make my teeth white in one week?
And which toothpaste should I use to keep my teeth safe?
Teeth cleaning polishing and bleaching are few treatment by which you can achieve desired whitening of teeth
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I see yellow plague forming around my teeth. Its been 2 months and I thought it would decrease. But its been increasing day by day.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I see yellow plague forming around my teeth. Its been 2 months and I thought it would decrease. But its been increasi...
Hi For better looking teeth, the first and most important thing is that you teeth should be clean, and free from plaque (accumulated food debris) and stains. For that, you must get professional scaling/cleaning done from a dentist. The tooth brush cannot reach all the surfaces of every tooth and therefore some areas remain unclean. Over time, the soft food debris hardens and turns into a more adherent, hard form called calculus, which can be removed only be a professional dentist. Also, along with cleaning of the teeth, antibacterial mouth washes are generally prescribed. For more specific answers, kindly consult me privately on librate. Regards.
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My tongue is red and so many wrinkles came on it. Along with mouth ulcers (minor). What should I do ?

BDS
Dentist, Gandhinagar
Please consult a dentist as early as possible,proper history and diagnosis is necessary to treat the problem
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How to get rid of brown teeth, I have brown teeth and I don't wish to have them and I don't want to see them in my professional career. So, please help me how to get rid of these teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How to get rid of brown teeth, I have brown teeth and I don't wish to have them and I don't want to see them in my pr...
Hi Lybrate user, you may need 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 have a problem that my teeth always gets red at morning with blood and also when I eat anything what should I do. Is it serious problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have a problem that my teeth always gets red at morning with blood and also when I eat anything what should I do. I...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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mere dono side ke danth me root cannaling 1997 me hua tha but caping nahi hua tha. for that dono dant kharab ho gaye aur ek side k dant to mujhe nikal na pada. please suggest what to do?

BDS
Dentist, Nagpur
Please post your x ray and picture of teeth, might be it can still be in good condition and simple capping can help you.
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