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Dr. P. Prashanthi

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. P. Prashanthi Dentist, Chennai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. P. Prashanthi is a renowned Dentist in Velachery, Chennai. You can visit him at Prashanth Dental Centre in Velachery, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. P. Prashanthi on Lybrate.com.

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Dear Doctor, I am 22 years old, my scalps are bleeding drastically. I had put clips for my tooth at the age of 16 they cleaned my teeth more than 10 timed during that period is that reduce the strength of my gums please help me with few remedies. How I can reduce my gum bleeding.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Dear Doctor, I am 22 years old,  my scalps are bleeding drastically.  I had put clips for my tooth at the age of 16 t...
Hello . I hope that you really don't bleed from you r scalp. Scalp in medical term refers to the skin and connective tissue covering your head. So o suppose you r bleeding from your gums. If that's the problem don't worry its treatable. Clips won't have bad effect on your teeth neither will cleaning. Make sure you keep your teeth clean and brush 2 times a day and use mouth was regularly. Visit your dentist and get a cleaning done.
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I have teeth are yellow. Mainly the junctions have very much black to yellow. Suggest me how can I get rid of them without cleaning teeth by going to a dentist.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have teeth are yellow. Mainly the junctions have very much black to yellow. Suggest me how can I get rid of them wi...
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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Sir There have gap among my teeth . Can i closed it? what it become to my child's teeth also? please consult. Age 27, male

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi.You may go for braces or else cosmetic dentistry procedure like composite veneering or laminates. .And it's not compulsory that ur child will have kind of same profile.
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I cant open my mouth because chewing tobacco. What I do to open my mouth properly.

BDS
Dentist, Aurangabad
I cant open my mouth because chewing tobacco. What I do to open my mouth properly.
Habit cessation is must, and you should really be consulting a dentist asap as a through clinical examination is must for the same.
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My teeth are yellowish please suggest what to do for getting white as well as my teeth has space between two teeth. Kindly let me know what is the remides for the same.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth are yellowish please suggest what to do for getting white as well as my teeth has space between two teeth. K...
Hi for yellow teeth you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening. Modern day dentistry allows you to fill small gaps between teeth by procedure called dental bonding. If you can send some pictures of your teeth then we are in better position to comment.
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BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
How Soda Affects Your Teeth

Drinks such as regular soda, diet soda, sports drinks, canned iced tea and lemonades can lead to extensive tooth decay, enamel destruction and poor dental health because of the low pH or acidity of the drinks.

Enamel is the hardest substance in the body but it is susceptible to breakdown from acids found in soda/drinks. The more acidic the drink (the lower its pH), the more rapid the enamel destruction. Tooth enamel dissolves below 5.5. It is important to note that exposed root surfaces demineralize twice as fast as that of enamel.
Soda/drinks may contain carbonic, phosphoric, malic, citric and tartaric acids and therefore have an acidic pH. No differences in enamel breakdown were found between regular and diet versions of the same brand.

Reduce the Risk
1 Drink carbonated beverages (soft drinks, soda pop) in moderation.
2 Give infants and toddlers these beverages in a regular cup.
3 Sucking on a bottle or sippy cup filled with these beverages promotes tooth decay.
4 Use a straw to help keep sugar away from your teeth while drinking.
5 Choose fluoridated water instead of fizzy drinks.
6 Avoid drinking soft drinks and fruit juice before bedtime.
7 Rinse your mouth with water or brush your teeth soon after using either of these.
8 Get regular dental checkups and cleanings

Acid (pH) Low=Bad
Water – 7.00 (neutral)
Brewed Black Coffee – 6.25
Brewed Black Tea – 5.36
A & W Root Beer – 4.80
Diet Sprite – 3.34
Sprite – 3.27
Diet Dew – 3.27
Diet Coke – 3.22
Mountain Dew – 3.14
Gatorade – 2.95
Canada Dry Ginger Ale – 2.94
Diet Pepsi – 2.94
Arizona Iced Tea – 2.94
True Lemon – 2.80
HI Punch – 2.82
Coke – 2.48
Pepsi – 2.46
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I have cavity in teeth. Last night its too painful please suggest me some good medicine for soon relax.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Mild salt water gargle will relieve pain for sometime, get it treated (possibly root canal treatment) get well soon!
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Can yellow teeth be cured and make them white? Wat is the process .how much it charges.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Can yellow teeth be cured and make them white? Wat is the process .how much it charges.
Whitening or Bleaching can whiten your yellow teeth, another option is veneers, best can be decided once you visit the dental facility on clinical examination.
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I am suffering from teeth problem and falling of blood while brushing what should I do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I am suffering from teeth problem and falling of blood while brushing what should I do?
May be you have the payoria for that you have to get your teeth clean by the dentist and also surgery of the gum if its require.
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Sir may I know that what is the reason that my teeth is not fully wash with bright. I wash my teeth daily with colgate maxpress. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir may I know that what is the reason that my teeth is not fully wash with bright. I wash my teeth daily with colgat...
kindly get teeth cleaning and polishing done.. and if you want to change the shade of teeth.. then you can get teeth bleaching done.
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I am having gum pain and swelling on it from last 3 4 day. What should I do for this? And I think dis is jus bcz I ate guava.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am having gum pain and swelling on it from last 3 4 day. What should I do for this? And I think dis is jus bcz I at...
Homoeopathic medicine MERC SOL 30 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 5 drops today night and forget this medicine KREOSOTE Q/HAMMEMELIS Q ( Dr Reckeweg) Mix both these medicines and take 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily for 2-3 months HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL ) Scrub teeth daily night before sleep NOTE-Use brush with soft bristles and use it upside down while brushing teeth.
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I can not drink cold water or coffee tea my teeth gums irritate me when I brush blood comes from teeth bad smell comes pls help me I am 30 year woman.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I can not drink cold water or coffee tea my teeth gums irritate me when I brush blood comes from teeth bad smell come...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist massage gums use betadine mouth wash twice daily drink plenty of water.
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I have toothache from last 2 days. It. Usually occurs with a span of 2-3 month but now it is at it worst.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have toothache from last 2 days. It. Usually occurs with a span of 2-3 month but now it is at it worst.
You may have cavity inside tooth and pulp infection called pulpitis. Get an x-ray done to know about the position of cavity. You may need rct. For temporary relief from pain you can take ketorol dt 2 tabs dissolved in half cup of water. Or ibuprofen after meal. Brush regularly two times daily. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash for 15 days.
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I have bad breath I did proper brushing cleaning my teeth visiting a doctor but no response I get from this bad breath.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have bad breath I did proper brushing cleaning my teeth visiting a doctor but no response I get from this bad breath.
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person.
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I have sensitive teeth I cant eat sweet corn, ice creams etc. Please help me on this.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have sensitive teeth I cant eat sweet corn, ice creams etc. Please help me on this.
Please use clogate sensitive pro tooth paste twice a day for sensitive teeth you will get relief from sensitive teeth and will be able to enjoy your ice cream.
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I had typhoid in my childhood days, and now I came to know that I used to chew some tablets. Because of that my teeth have yellowish-brown colour. I want it shinning, but I don't know what to do?

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I had typhoid in my childhood days, and now I came to know that I used to chew some tablets. Because of that my teeth...
Cosmetic dentist can help you. You need professional dental whitening and composite veneers. Visit your dentist and he will guide you.
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MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.
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I am having teeth gum problem. Maximum gum has become black visible when fold the lips for brushing. While brushing they give pain & maximum times they bleed. What to do in this case? I do not smoke & drink.

BDS
Dentist, Rewa
I am having teeth gum problem. Maximum gum has become black visible when fold the lips for brushing. While brushing t...
Black gums are a result of hyperpigmentation that can be done at a clinic and reason for bleeding gums is probaby any deposits around your teeth you need to get that cleaned know as oral prophylaxis.
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I have recurrent ulcers in my mouth. The dentist prescribed topical analgesic and chlorhexidine gel. But they keep recurring. Is there any complete treatment?

B.H.M.S
Homeopath, Lucknow
Mr. Lybrate-user ji use calendula q diluted in a cup of water as gargle. Also try acid nitricum 200 twice a day.
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My one teeth is damaged. I can two times rct but my teeth is pained tightly and there is pas under the teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Gwalior
Hello, if the condition of tooth is good please go for re rct by endodontist only otherwise extracted out the tooth.
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