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Dr. Nirmal John

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Nirmal John 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
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. Nirmal John is a popular Dentist in Anna Nagar East, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Nirmal John personally at Acura Dental Care in Anna Nagar East, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Nirmal John on Lybrate.com.

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Dear Doctor, I have a problem in my oral cavity i. E; my gums are bleeding and a hole is formed (on upper part of my front gum) through which root of the teeth is visible. One good thing is that I don't have pain. So, please suggest me to solve this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dear Doctor,
I have a problem in my oral cavity i. E; my gums are bleeding and a hole is formed (on upper part of my ...
Pranay You are having problem like bleeding gums and hole in upper part of gum in front tooth and root is visible. visit dental surgeon for repair of teeth . get scaling and polishing of teeth . rinse with listerine mouthwash
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I am 30 year old man and I am suffering from mouth ulcer last one week. What should I do. Please suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Deoria
Most common reasons are gastritis and deficiency of vit. B. Try to improve your dietary habits and start antacid and multivitamin and consult to your near by maxillofacial surgeon.
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Hello I have cavity in my tooth so I want it to fill so which filling is better for me. The white one or silver one as for long time duration basis.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Hello I have cavity in my tooth so I want it to fill so which filling is better for me. The white one or silver one a...
Both the fillings have got good strength. But kindly get the composite filling done the white one as you know because of its aesthetic properties.
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Teeth Sensitivity

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Teeth Sensitivity

Teeth sensitivity due to exposed dentin or fractured enamel is common during winters. Don't neglect these symptoms. Very often these are early signs of severe dental problems.

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Fluoride and Dental Health

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Fluoride and Dental Health

Fluoride is a mineral that occurs naturally in many foods and water. Every day, minerals are added to and lost from a tooth's enamel layer through two processes, demineralization and remineralization. Minerals are lost (demineralization) from a tooth's enamel layer when acids -- formed from plaque bacteria and sugars in the mouth -- attack the enamel. Minerals such as fluoride, calcium, and phosphate are redeposited (remineralization) to the enamel layer from the foods and waters consumed. Too much demineralization without enough remineralization to repair the enamel layer leads to tooth decay.

a)Fluoride helps prevent tooth decay by making the tooth more resistant to acid attacks from plaque bacteria and sugars in the mouth.

b)It also reverses early decay.

c)In children under 6 years of age, fluoride becomes incorporated into the development of permanent teeth, making it difficult for acids to demineralize the teeth.

d) Fluoride also helps speed remineralization as well as disrupts acid production in already erupted teeth of both children and adults.

In What Forms Is Fluoride Available?

As mentioned, fluoride is found in foods and in water. It can also be directly applied to the teeth through fluoridated toothpastes and mouth rinses. Mouth rinses containing fluoride in lower strengths are available over-the-counter; stronger concentrations require a doctor's prescription.

We dentists, apply fluoride to the teeth as a gel, foam, or varnish. These treatments contain a much higher level of fluoride than the amount found in toothpastes and mouth rinses. Varnishes are painted on the teeth; foams are put into a mouth guard, which is applied to the teeth for one to four minutes; gels can be painted on or applied via a mouth guard.(as shown in figure)

When Is Fluoride Intake Most Critical?

It is certainly important for infants and children between the ages of 6 months and 16 years to be exposed to fluoride. This is the timeframe during which the primary and permanent teeth come in. However, adults benefit from fluoride, too. New research indicates that topical fluoride -- from toothpastes, mouth rinses, and fluoride treatments -- are as important in fighting tooth decay as in strengthening developing teeth.

In addition, people with certain conditions may be at increased risk of tooth decay and would therefore benefit from additional fluoride treatment. They include people with:

  • Dry mouth conditions : Also called xerostomia, dry mouth caused by diseases such as Sjögren's syndrome, certain medications (such as allergy medications, antihistamines, anti-anxiety drugs, and high blood pressure drugs), and head and neck radiation treatment makes someone more prone to tooth decay. The lack of saliva makes it harder for food particles to be washed away and acids to be neutralized.
  • Gum disease : Gum disease, also called periodontitis, can expose more of your tooth and tooth roots to bacteria increasing the chance of tooth decay. Gingivitis is an early stage of periodontitis.
  • History of frequent cavities: If you have one cavity every year or every other year, you might benefit from additional fluoride.
  • Presence of crowns and/or bridges or braces: These treatments can put teeth at risk for decay at the point where the crown meets the underlying tooth structure or around the brackets of orthodontic appliances.

Are There Risks Associated With Fluoride Use?

Fluoride is safe and effective when used as directed but can be hazardous at high doses (the "toxic" dosage level varies based on an individual's weight). For this reason, it's important for parents to carefully supervise their children's use of fluoride-containing products and to keep fluoride products out of reach of children, especially children under the age of 6.

In addition, excess fluoride can cause defects in the tooth's enamel that range from barely noticeable white specks or streaks to cosmetically objectionable brown discoloration. These defects are known as fluorosis and occur when the teeth are forming -- usually in children younger than 6 years. Fluorosis, when it occurs, is usually associated with naturally occurring fluoride, such as that found in well water. If you use well water and are uncertain about the mineral (especially fluoride) content, a water sample should be tested. Although tooth staining from fluorosis cannot be removed with normal hygiene, your dentist may be able to lighten or remove these stains with professional-strength abrasives or bleaches.

Keep in mind, however, that it's very difficult to reach hazardous levels given the low levels of fluoride in home-based fluoride-containing products. Nonetheless, if you do have concerns or questions about the amount of fluoride you or your child may be receiving, talk to your child's dentist, pediatrician, or family doctor.

A few useful reminders about fluoride include:

  • Store fluoride supplements away from young children(these are not available in India).
  • Avoid flavored toothpastes because these tend to encourage toothpaste to be swallowed.
  • Use only a pea-sized amount of fluoridated toothpaste on a child's toothbrush.
  • Be cautious about using fluoridated toothpaste in children younger than age 6. Children younger than 6 years of age are more likely to swallow toothpaste instead of spitting it out.
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Mujhe kal se teeth me bahut tez dard hai koi aisi dwa btayen jisse dard control me aajaye.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Mujhe kal se teeth me bahut tez dard hai koi aisi dwa btayen jisse dard control me aajaye.
Hello, you can do salt water rinses but this will give temporary relief from pain. Visit a dentist and get it checked if there is a cavity get it filled or if there is infection to roots get it treated. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Visit your dentist every 6 months.
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I have bad breath in my mouth and I am brushing my teeth continuous twice in a day after meal but I don't know why it happens what to do?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Bad breath can be due to a gum disease which occurs due to deposition of tartar on teeth. You need to visit your dentist and get teeth and gums checked. Teeth cleaning and some advanced gum treatment can be done to solve your problem. Regards.
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I have this huge gap between my two front teeth. My friend told me to go for braces but I've heard they aren't for the gap but fot the distorted teeth. Also they're expensive. Is there any other cheap way to get it done!

Dentist, Gurgaon
I have this huge gap between my two front teeth. My friend told me to go for braces but I've heard they aren't for th...
Hello lybrate-user, the gap between the teeth is also corrected with braces and this is a universal treatment for such cases. Yes, braces treatment is quite costlier but it is a permanent solution. Other treatment is cosmetic treatment consisting of tooth colored filling but is not successful for larger spaces. You better visit a dentist and take the opinion because without seeing it, it's too difficult to advise the exact treatment. Moreover, braces goes for any case.
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I have lost two major teeth due to tooth decay how normal biting can be established and dental implant are safe or not.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have lost two major teeth due to tooth decay how normal biting can be established and dental implant are safe or not.
Normal nothing can be established when the teeth you have lost are replaced. Implants are absolutely safe.
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I used to chew tobacco now I had left the habit but my mouth is getting closed. Can you suggest any medicine to get it back to normal.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hello. You should rinse with medicine" smf. Mix 10 to 12 drops of medicine in half glass of water and rinse twice daily.
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I have yellow teeth so I wanted to know is there any whitening gel or bleaching or method used for whitening teeth at home.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have yellow teeth so I wanted to know is there any whitening gel or bleaching or method used for whitening teeth at...
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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I am 30 years old. I have a problem while eating spicy food. Burning sensation or feeling around wisdom teeth area. Rest of the area in the month is fine. Please suggest.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 30 years old. I have a problem while eating spicy food. Burning sensation or feeling around wisdom teeth area. R...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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When i had some chilled and hot food that time my teeth is pain. What should I do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
When i had some chilled and hot food that time my teeth is pain. What should I do?
Your hypersensitivity problem in your tooth .How many days you have this? use Thermoseal RA toothpaste twice or thrice daily for 15 days .You will get relief.and advised to go for a detailed checkup. You can consult me .
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My jaw is in pain from the right hand side the vein from my right ear till the chick is in pain can't eat food properly so I am worried when ever I chew something so it starts to pain so please suggest some medicine to cure it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My jaw is in pain from the right hand side the vein from my right ear till the chick is in pain can't eat food proper...
Before taking any medicines you have to consult a dentist because jaw and ear pain is something related to your temperomandibular joint. That is the joint between your jaw and your skull. There might be some problem with the joint. So refer a dentist as soon as possible.
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My teeth color is changing to yellow darker by day and I brush regularly. Any tips?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My teeth color is changing to yellow darker by day and I brush regularly. Any tips?
You might have tartar deposit on teeth .kindly get cleaning and polishing done by dentist .of if you want to change the shade of tooth. You might have to go for bleaching.
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I am 27 old, coming blood during brushing and foul smell from mouth. Please suggest me any treatment. Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Sangli
I am 27 old, coming blood during brushing and foul smell from mouth. Please suggest me any treatment. Thanks.
Bleeding during brushing is due to poor oral hygiene and deposits on your teeth. Foul smell usually occurs due to unclean tongue. Start using tongue cleaner after brushing. And also get your teeth cleaned professionally. Visit dentist.
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Sir I am suffering from mouth ulcers and sores on the lips and under the tongue continuously. I am seeing a small red mark and when days passed by it go on increasing and becoming ulcers. If it disappearing at one place it will appears at another area. What are the reasons? Can you please explain remedies?

BDS, Certified Implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Ranchi
Sir I am suffering from mouth ulcers and sores on the lips and under the tongue continuously. I am seeing a small red...
It may be due to vitamin deficiency and dehydration. Visit your dentist who will prescribe multi vitamins, also increase water intake and dietary improvements.
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Hello sir, I have a problem, that I am suffering from mouth stink. please give me any solution or treatment. Thank you sir.

BDS
Dentist, Ajmer
Hello sir, I have a problem, that I am suffering from mouth stink. please give me any solution or treatment. Thank yo...
Please get your teeth professionally cleaned by a dentist. After cleaning of the teeth maintain your oral hygiene. You can ask your dentist about ways to maintain proper oral hygiene.

Please doctor tell me my teeth can smell sometimes I use daily tooth brush but my mouth can smell tell my which paste I use then my mouth fresh no any smell can happen please doctor tell me how or which thing I do my mouth never any smell.

Master of Hospital Administration, BDS
Dentist, Jamnagar
Please doctor tell me my teeth can smell sometimes I use daily tooth brush but my mouth can smell tell my which paste...
If you experience dryness along with bad go keep you mouth moist by drinking lots of water. You might need scaling. Visit you dentist for proper diagnosis.
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