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Dr. Padma

Dentist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. Padma Dentist, Chennai
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To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
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Dr. Padma is one of the best Dentists in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at Chinthamani Laser Dental Clinic in Poonamallee High Road, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Padma on Lybrate.com.

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No1/464, Mount Poonamallee High Road, Porur, Iyappanthangal, Guindy,Landmark: Near Ashok Residency Hotel &Opp.Ramachandra Medical College, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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My nephew has ectodarmiadysplasia which is vry mild nd due to which he feels very hot nd there is sum teeth im his mouth which include total 6_7teeth I feel vry bad as he is too small his age is 3 years can it b recover his treatment is going on kgmc.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My nephew has ectodarmiadysplasia which is vry mild nd due to which he feels very hot nd there is sum teeth im his mo...
We have to plan symptomatic treatment and whichever teeth are not proper we have to plan a denture for the child and later on when he grows up we can plan for teeth implants and as sweat glands are not developed properly I will suggest him to wear cotton clothes and keep a proper hygiene
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How to get strong teeth How to get controlling diabetic How to overcome infections.

Fellowship in Comprehensive Ophthalmology, DOMS
Ophthalmologist, Sangrur
How to get strong teeth
How to get controlling diabetic
How to overcome infections.
hello for strong teeth....a. brush teeth twice daily b. avoid junk food to avoid diabetes a. avoid junk food b. exercise daily
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
The deep areas of the teeth can only be reached by thoroughly brushing for at least 2 minutes.
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MDS
Dentist, Delhi
If you are constantly engaged in sports related activities, always wear a mouthguard to protect your mouth and orthodontic appliances while the treatment is going on.
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I am a 52 year old male and problem is having pain my teeth. What should i do?

Temporarily you can take painkillers. But you should visit dentist to know the exact cause of the pain.
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While brushing my teeth in the morning and when I gargle my mouth with water, blood comes out. I do not know whether its my gums or from my throat. But my gums are not cut or anything.

MDS Prosthodontics, MDS Endodontist
Dentist, Ahmedabad
While brushing my teeth in the morning and when I gargle my mouth with water, blood comes out. I do not know whether ...
Please consult your dentist first, if dentist find your gums healthy you should visit ent specialist. Bleeding while brushing occurs due to gingivitis (inflammation of gum) throat infection may cause bleeding but it occurs on cough mostly.
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Both my dad and mom can't able to have any foods due to teeth issues, almost most of the teeth has got damaged, they feel headache cheek pain etc due to that. Pls help, is there possibility to remove teeth all at a time and fix it all at a time?

General Physician, Kolkata
Both my dad and mom can't able to have any foods due to teeth issues, almost most of the teeth has got damaged, they ...
Yes definitely things can be worked out. I would suggest you to take your parents to a dental surgeon soon. Nowadays new technologies have really made these things easier. Hope they get relief soon.
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I have problem of mouth smelling. What i do?

BDS
Dentist,
I have problem of mouth smelling. What i do?
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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I have problem in my teeths and bad smell from my mouth and sometimes bleeding. I consulted the dentist and he cleaned my teeths and descaled and prescribed some antibiotic medicines and special toothpaste of Dr. Morepen lab. Please suggest me what I can do?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
How many days it has been since you got your scaling done? kindly use gum paint and mouthwash twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique and maintain your oral hygiene.
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I have a cavity. And I wanna get rid of it. Pls help me. Thank-you:)

BDS
Dentist,
Kindly visit your dentist and get the cavities filled before they become deep and painful. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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How to clean yellow spots on teeth. They a from a long time on my teeth. And I brush my teeth daily.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
How to clean yellow spots on teeth. They a from a long time on my teeth. And I brush my teeth daily.
Dear Lybrate user, the yellow spots could be hardened plaque deposits or inherent discoloration of your teeth. These won't come out with brushing alone. Visit your local dentist for a clinical check up and get a professional cleaning/scaling done. The dentist will guide your further.
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Things you need to know before undergoing root canal treatment

MDS - Pediatric and Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Things you need to know before undergoing root canal treatment

Root canal treatment is an effective procedure which is used to treat a tooth whose pulp has been infected. The treatment helps to remove the elimination and further protects the tooth from future microbial attacks. Root canals are physical hollows in a tooth which naturally consists of nerves, blood vessels and other cellular beings.

Learning about Root Canal Treatment-

Before one decides to go for root canal treatment, it is important to realize that this method is useful for preserving a dead tooth, not to save one. So, why does one keep the old tooth which is beyond repair? One can pull out the dead tooth and fill the gap with an implant along with an artificial tooth. However, the main reason for doing this is because it is much simpler than an implant. Even though the old tooth is dead, one can immensely benefit from keeping it as its structure will help you to chew food and talk properly.

In root canal therapy, the doctor cuts off the infected nerve tissue inside the tooth so as to prevent it from infecting the rest of the tooth. But there are consequences of root canal therapy as well. A root canal procedure makes the tooth brittle and much more fracture prone. This is because the inside of the tooth has been removed leaving the outside shell dry and brittle. This is why a root canal therapy often involves a second procedure called crown. A root canaled tooth needs to be protected because the tissue inside of it has been removed. Here comes the crown. The crown is a strong outer covering which is even stronger than the enamel which preserves the structure of the tooth thus preventing fractures.

Failure to undergo permanent restoration placement by the dentist after root canal treatment within next few weeks may result in failure of the root canal treatment due to decay, infection, tooth fracture and/or loss of the tooth structure.

Factors Determining the Success of Root Canal Treatment-

A root canal therapy is an attempt at saving the remains of your tooth. However, sometimes the damage is too much or the enamel is too brittle to withstand the procedure. These factors may cause the loss of a tooth.

Many factors contribute to the success of root canal treatment and not all factors can be determined in advance. Some of the factors are:

  1. individual resistance to infection.
  2. the size, shape and location of the canals.

A case may be more difficult if the tooth has blocked, curved, or narrow canals. The treatment may not relieve the symptoms and treatment can sometimes fail for unexplained reasons. If treatment fails, other procedures (including re-treatment or surgery) may be necessary to retain the tooth, or it may have to be extracted. During and after treatment, the patient may experience some pain or discomfort, swelling, bleeding and loosening of dental restorations and may also need antibiotics to treat any associated infections.

Another factor in this method is the development of an abscess near the root of the tooth if some of the infection remains back or if the antibiotics are not effective enough. Root canal instruments sometimes separate (break) inside the canal which may or may not effect the prognosis. If the separated fragment cannot be retrieved, it may be sealed inside the root canal, or require additional treatment in the future.

Failure to undergo permanent restoration placement by the dentist after root canal treatment within next few weeks may fail if the root canal treatment, decay, infection, tooth fracture and/or loss of the tooth.

Alternative Techniques-

The alternative techniques to root canal therapy include either no treatment or tooth extraction. Tooth extraction may be followed by any prosthetic replacement procedure like dental implants or a removable denture. One can also fix a partial denture which is commonly called a bridge in medical terms.

Conducting no treatments is often accompanied by factors like occasional pains, infection and a possibility of deterioration in the dental infection such that the tooth will no longer be restorable. If a massive loss of tooth structure occurs, then extraction may be the only option.

Taking all factors into consideration, root canal therapy is a very effective method for removing dental infection and is the best possible method in the field.

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MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Periodontists are specialists in treating gum diseases and offer treatment options which dentists might not refer to.
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I am using branded toothpaste and brush, still have stink in mouth. Please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, a healthy mouth doesnot depend on how expensive your toothpaste or toothbrush is. It depends on how you brush your teeth. An oral prophylaxis (scaling) followed by a proper bushing technique will solve your problem. Dr Pooja Patel Mumbai
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Hello Dr. I lost my front two teeth by a accident but the teeth roots is present. What is the treatments I take.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Hello Dr. I lost my front two teeth by a accident but the teeth roots is present. What is the treatments I take.
get an xray done and your dentist will tell u if the tooth roots can be kept or not,,perhaps in my opinion they shd be extracted and get implants done.
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At the night, during sleep I feel dryness in my mouth. So, I frequently drink water but it is very uncomfortable for me. Is there any remedy for me, please suggest.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
YOU MIGHT BE A MOUTH BREATHER, CONSULT A DENTIST FOR TEST OF MOTH BREATHING AND GET TREATED FOOR APPROPRIATE CAUSE.
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I am 18 years old a I have a teeth ache for over 10 days please suggest some solution as I am not able to eat any thing properly.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am 18 years old a I have a teeth ache for over 10 days please suggest some solution as I am not able to eat any thi...
Kindly get an x-ray done of the tooth having pain. May be you will have to get root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap. Till then you can take a pain killer like tab dentaforce dt 2 tablets dissolved in water. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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I am suffering from bad breath (due to bad stomach). What kind of food shall I avoid?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from bad breath (due to bad stomach). What kind of food shall I avoid?
Avoid these foods: alcohol coffee and teas that contain caffeine onions garlic citrus fruits and juices tomato products peppermint spicy foods chocolate fried or fatty foods Eat foods that are rich in fiber to fight halitosis. Fiber helps the digestive movement (peristalsis) run smoothly so that reflux and obstruction are less likely to occur. Fibrous foods also keep you feeling full longer and may help you maintain your weight. GERD is linked to being overweight, so consult your doctor about losing weight to relieve acid reflux and heartburn. Drink plenty of water throughout the day to refresh your breath. Water is less likely than other beverages to upset your stomach or weaken your LES. It also helps wash away bacteria that can lead to bad breath. Be sure to choose still water instead of sparkling, as carbonation can increase heartburn symptoms.
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How can I get relief from Cavity in teeth without root canal? please help me and tell home remedies.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
How can I get relief from Cavity in teeth without root canal? please help me and tell home remedies.
If the cavity is shallow then it can be treated by restoration and if the cavity is deep or you are having sensitivity to hot or cold foodstuff then root canal treatment is the first choice of treatment or you can go for extraction of tooth. There is no home remedy which can give you permanent relief from this, you can delay the treatment by taking some medicine but you cannot avoid it permanently.
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