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Dr. P Ratna

MDS

Dentist, Chennai

20 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
Dr. P Ratna MDS Dentist, Chennai
20 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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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
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Dr. P Ratna is one of the best Dentists in Anna Nagar West, Chennai. He has had many happy patients in his 20 years of journey as a Dentist. He has done MDS . He is currently associated with Anantan Dental & Facial Surgery in Anna Nagar West, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. P Ratna on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University (TNMGRMU), Chennai, - 1997
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Indian Dental Association
Indian Orthodontic Society

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I have a teeth problem because I eat rajniganda. So my teeth has started deteriorating ao what should I do to improve my teeth. Which toothpaste I should use.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have a teeth problem because I eat rajniganda. So my teeth has started deteriorating ao what should I do to improve...
You would firstly have to stop the habit of eating rajniganda. And then get teeth cleaning done. To remove the tartar /deposit/stain on the teeth. You can try. Using oral b paste. Brush two times daily.
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What Happens During A Routine Dental Check Up

MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Post Graduation Certicate In Clear Aligner Therapy, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , Certificate In Advanced Endodontics,Laser Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
What Happens During A Routine Dental Check Up

No one likes going to a dentist. People fear a toothache, let alone the treatment. Because of this, a lot of people end up in the dentist's chair only when the pain is unbearable and it is too late to save the tooth. Just like we have a routine health check up for the rest of our body, our teeth too need to be looked at by a dentist at regular intervals to spot that cavity right when it starts. A regular visit can also allow a quick clean up to keep your teeth shining white.

Here's what to expect during a routine dental check up:

  1. They'll check your history: Before you actually get to the dentist's chair, your dentist will want to know your entire health background. This is done either by you filling out a detailed form that the receptionist gives you or a junior dentist filling a medical record sheet after asking you questions. You'll specially be asked questions about any pain or symptoms you might be experiencing in your teeth and other things like medications, diabetes, arthritis, pregnancy etc. Each of these problems can have a direct impact on your dental treatment, hence revealing them to your practitioner in advance is very important. Also, be sure to discuss any concerns or anxiety you are experiencing. Most dentists know how to put their patient at ease. All it'll take is a quick chat to put you at ease.
  2. You'll get a cleaning: Just like the car gets a good wash before the mechanic can have a look, your teeth will get a good scrub before your dentist can address any problem areas. Cleaning involves scraping off built up plaque and tartar that collects above and below the gum line before flossing between and around every tooth to remove any plaque or food particles that are clinging on. You may also get a final shiny finish for your pearly whites at the end of the cleaning session.
  3. Your teeth will be examined: Your dentist will now use a metal probe with a small angled mirror to see behind and between teeth and gums, as well as check for the softening of tooth enamel and dentin. If you have a cavity or anything deeper, this is when it will surface. Once the doctor identifies a problem, they suggest the next course of action.
  4. You may get an X-ray: If the doctor finds a problem that needs fixing, he may ask you to take an X-ray to find out how deep the decay is. You'll be asked to bite down on a piece of plastic while the X-ray machine is placed against your cheek. Where possible, you can check if your doctor can do a digital X-ray which emits 90% less radiation.
  5. Results and advice: Based on your X-ray results and overall medical condition, the doctor may recommend various procedures to remove your existing decay and prevent new ones.
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I have fee problems in my mouth. 1) white tongue 2) cavity in teeth 3) a 1 cm soft bump on upper right side near last tooth 4) a 0.5 cm soft bump on upper left side near last tooth 5) a 0.5 cm hard bump upper front side in mouth Bumps are not painful. I am not smoker or tobacco addicted. What should the cause of these problems ? Need you help. Thanks.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have fee problems in my mouth.
1) white tongue 2) cavity in teeth
3) a 1 cm soft bump on upper right side near last...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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I'm shobhana, I'm 30 yes old, I have lot of pain in teeth. I can't able to eat any food. Then for this wat is the solution.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I'm shobhana, I'm 30 yes old, I have lot of pain in teeth. I can't able to eat any food. Then for this wat is the sol...
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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I am suffering from severe pain on left side of my face Mainly head and jaws. Please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from severe pain on left side of my face
Mainly head and jaws. Please help me.
Kindly consult an oral & maxillofacial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray, tmj open & closed mouth) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Until then have soft diet. Replace posterior teeth if they are missing. Advise mouth opening exercise & side to side movement for the jaw muscles or the use of anti-inflammatory medicines and painkillers. For people who grind their teeth or clench their jaw, a bite-appliance may be made which corrects the way in which the jaw works and reduces the stresses and loads on it. This can be disposed of when normal function is restored. As oral & maxillo-facial surgeon, may be required to perform surgery on the tmj.
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Dear sir I have a feel some problem in my teeth every 2 week. I can't it any thing because of upper ane down side teeth comes to contact its very hard for me. I feel batter when I take pills please give me reply.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I think you have pulpit is any injury food lodgement old filling get a x ray done you may send me if you keep cold water in your mouth you may get temp relief.
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Wisdom tooth symptoms

Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Bangalore
Wisdom tooth symptoms

Wisdom tooth symptoms

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The upper layer of tongue turns whitish frequently and mouth becomes dirty .how to cure it can you please assist me.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Jammu
Tongue has rough surface, numerous cryptolyphatic units; in simple language it's surface is just like a road with numerous pot holes, it has tendency towards holding particles of food materials and other saliva derived stuff, which decomposes with time if not cleaned and cause foul smell also. You just need to maintain good oral hygiene for it, brush your tongue twice just like you brush your teeth twice. You must use good tongue cleaner twice- morning post breakfast And in the night pre sleeping, rinse after every meal. Happy Smiles. Regards
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I am 24 year old I I have bone loss in my lower gums as a result of being on long term steroids and possibly some periodontal problems. This has caused my 2 lower teeth to become loose.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I am 24 year old I I have bone loss in my lower gums as a result of being on long term steroids and possibly some per...
For gum infection, go for professional scaling and polishing. If the condition is much worse you might require flap surgery on gums. If the mobility of the tooth is more, than its better to remove it n get the artificial implanted.
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Hello I have a deep cavity in my teeth (GRINDER) and I feel too much pain in it. So I want to know what is the solution for my problem. Please reply fast I can't control.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Hello
I have a deep cavity in my teeth (GRINDER) and I feel too much pain in it.
So I want to know what is the soluti...
Visit a dentist for proper evaluation. Get x ray done n if the decay is extensive, rct n capping'll b done n otherwise a filling ll suffice. There r no home remedies for your prob n visit a dentist asap. Meanwhile take a painkiller such as imol plus twice daily after food.
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Hi have problem. When I talk or spoke to others getting bad smell to others from my mouth .this problem have few years back to till. How can reduce n clear this problem. Plzz tel me solution.

Post graduate Diploma In Dietetics And Applied Nutrition, B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
Hi have problem. When I talk or spoke to others getting bad smell to others from my mouth .this problem have few year...
You need to increase the amount of water you drink around 3 litres a day. ..avoid onion garlic in your diet.
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My teeth is not proper. Can I good teeth with clib. But it should not visible to others.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
My teeth is not proper. Can I good teeth with clib. But it should not visible to others.
Yes it is possible to get your teeth aligned with invisible braces. Contact your nearby dentist for more information.
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I have yellow coloured teeth. Could you please let me know how to get rid of that. Thanks in advance.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Go for bleaching treatment by a dentist. For home use-start using colgate visible white toothpaste and mouthwash for this.
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The techniques of flossing

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
The techniques of flossing
Follow these right techniques of flossing.
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How to get rid of gums pain, daily at the time of brushing bleeding takes place from my gums? please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Red, swollen gums, bleeding gums after brushing, bad breath are initial signs of gingivitis.. You need a round of professional cleaning with polishing for this, Plz dont ignore as this may lead to periodontitis..
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A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Life Enhancing Series 2 :

From the unsightly to a charming attractive most natural looks.

This person had lost a front tooth in childhood and someone else had changed his tooth to look like a front tooth - which looked bad due to improper shade match and spaces between teeth.
We transformed his teeth to look like natural teeth and also closed the spaces in between.
He would be very conscious of his looks and would never smile- leave alone laugh and now he supports the biggest and the best smile of complete confidence.
Thanks to modern day dentistry.

I have braces and I find little difficult to eat and I think that I cant chew food and digest it properly because of my improper teeth alligned condition and im very lean and I think that my teeth condition is also a main reason for this. Please help me with this.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
take more of juices and fluids..I am sure your orthodontist must have given u a list of things that should be avoided..
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I am 18 years old female. Now I have some temperature increased and my mouth is too bitter.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 18 years old female. Now I have some temperature increased and my mouth is too bitter.
•A bitter taste may result from dehydration, glossitis, a dry mouth, allergies, salivary glands infections, lack of zinc and vitamin B12, and polyps in the nose. •Others include breathing through the mouth, inflamed upper airways, and autoimmune diseases like Sjogren's syndrome and Bell's palsy. •Some injuries and traumas that cause a bitter taste include head, nerve, mouth and nose injuries, and biting your tongue. •Dental appliances such as braces, any surgery on your ear, nose, teeth or throat, and radiation therapy on your neck or head cause a bitter taste in mouth. •Gargle with water. Brush your teeth, tongue, roof of your mouth, and gums using toothpaste. Rinse your mouth with mouthwash. Drink liquids, chew sugar-free gum or mints, or suck on sour candies. Use plastic utensils if you have bitter taste when eating.
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My son has cavity in his molar so can you tell some medicine for it he feels pain in eating food.

BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
My son has cavity in his molar so can you tell some medicine for it he feels pain in eating food.
I need to know the severity of the problem, age and weight of the patient and any allergies to any medication. Consult the dentist in person thats best for your son.
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Hi , I have some problem. That is my mouth is getting bad breathing. If I brush also. I am 23 years old. How to avoid it. And 2 teeth I don't have. So please suggest me. What to do ?

Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Bhubaneswar
Please get an check up done first.Foul breath may not be always associated with ur mouth.Please take an appointment with me
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