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Dr. Padmapriya

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Padmapriya 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. Padmapriya is one of the best Dentists in Chintadripet, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Suriya Advanced Dental care in Chintadripet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Padmapriya on Lybrate.com.

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Hi Doctor I am having bleeding problem in my teeth and some swelling in gums also some smell will also come from a mouth due bleeding. Please advice me how I can take care of my teeth. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hi Doctor I am having bleeding problem in my teeth and some swelling in gums also some smell will also come from a mo...
Go for scaling and polishing of teeth. It will help you solve your your bleeding and smell problem. For temporary solution, brush twice daily and use a mouthwash. Forcefully gargle with water after you eat or drink anything. Avoid sticky foods.
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Extraction Is It the End or Beginning of a Dental Problems?

BDS, Masters in Immediate Loading Implants, Digital Smile Degin , Fellowship in Implantology
Dentist, Gurgaon
Extraction Is It the End or Beginning of a Dental Problems?

Removal of teeth is gradually not the first option for a lot of dental issues. However, a large number of dental infections and other causes end in extraction. The front teeth, because of their visibility, are more likely to be replaced. The back teeth often go un-replaced, though they play a higher role in terms of food digestion and function. In many patients, reasons for impaired bite and crooked tooth are traced back to failure to replace a removed tooth. (Learn more to maintain healthy teeth)

Let us look at the some of the issues as a result of not replacing a missing tooth:

  1. Reduced chewing/digestive efficiency: The back teeth play a significant role in chewing the food and contributing to the initial stage of digestion. The salivary enzymes play a significant role in digestion when the food is chewed and removal of back teeth tends to make people swallow food faster than if good amount of chewing were to happen. Studies show that loss of each posterior tooth (molars especially) reduces tooth efficiency by 10%.
  2. Malocclusion: A malocclusion happens due to the empty space created, into which 3 teeth are trying to move. The tooth before and after the empty space tend to slowly tilt towards the empty space in between. Also, the opposing upper or lower tooth supra erupts into this space.  Each tooth plays a critical role in maintaining the adjacent and opposing tooth in place, which is lost when a tooth is not replaced after removal.
  3. Bone loss: The tooth also is essential for maintaining healthy bone, and if not replaced, it can lead to accelerated loss of alveolar bone.  Good bone support is very essential for construction of dentures, especially in old age, when complete dentures which are almost always removable need to be done. This is true especially in the lower teeth, where denture retention is a big challenge.
  4. Extra pressure on other teeth: Not replacing a tooth puts additional pressure on the remaining teeth, leading to accelerated bone loss and wearing off of the enamel.
  5. Esthetics: There will be a sinking in of the face when back teeth are not replaced, leading to a puckering.

So, the next time, tooth loss is inevitable, ensure you plan how to replace it in the earliest possible time period. The more it is delayed, the more difficult it is to replace it and the more expensive it will turn out for the patient. Fixed dentures or removable dentures can be the options, depending on age, food habits, finances, etc. Implants also could be another option, which is the new-age solution for replacing teeth.  A detailed discussion with your dentist, ahead of removal will help you plan better. (know more for Nutrition and Dental Health)

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I am 65 years old make with good healthIt's better to extract wisdom tooth lower then to do root canalOr root canal may not possible wisdom tooth? After extraction it's required to do implant? What could be cost.

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
I am 65 years old make with good healthIt's better to extract wisdom tooth lower then to do root canalOr root canal m...
Sir, if the wisdom tooth is visible and in line with other teeth you can go for root canal, due to its posterior position it gets difficult to get the success rate better to get it removed. No implant in that region.
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I want to whiten my teeth. Could you Please tell me how much a dental polishing cost.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
The whitening would cost around 5000. It starts from 5000 and goes about 15000 depending upon the system used for whitening. The polishing is including this cost.
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Sometimes when I yawn my jaw opens a lil too much unexpectedly ending up in a cracking sound. Is it normal? because I sometimes feel that it might cause a jaw dislocation as the sound is very prominent.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Sometimes when I yawn my jaw opens a lil too much unexpectedly ending up in a cracking sound. Is it normal? because I...
Ya this is the problem related to tmj so dont open your your moth so wide and always hold your lower jaw while opening your jaw.
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I have to get braces. I wanted to know that will it cause me pain and is it right to have braces at teenage. Please advise.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have to get braces. I wanted to know that will it cause me pain and is it right to have braces at teenage. Please a...
If all permanent teeth have appeared in mouth minus the third molar u may go ahead it's a bearable discomfort
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My mouth smells very bad when I talk to anyone?

CERTIFIED ORAL IMPLANTOLOGIST, NON-RESIDENT J.R. IN DEPTT. OF ORTHODONTICS, BDS
Dentist,
My mouth smells very bad when I talk to anyone?
This is called halitosis. You need to maintain good oral hygiene. Also make sure you don't have any ent infection. Or gastric problem or respiratory problem.
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I have pimples all over my face and im not able to get rid of it since 2 years from now. I take good care of my dental health, use clean towels and pillow covers, had decreased the intake of oily foods but its showing only less improvement. Please help me to get rid of it.

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Homeopath, Patna
I have pimples all over my face and im not able to get rid of it since 2 years from now. I take good care of my denta...
Hello, * take, plenty of water to eliminate toxins and to keep your skin moist. * take, easily digestible diet, timely. * avoid, dust, smoke, alcohol, smoking and junk food. **homoeo-medicicne** @ echinacea q-20 drops with 1/4 cup of water, clean your face twice a day. @ berb-aqua q-10 drops, thrice a day with 2 tsfl of water. @ kali brom 30-6 pills, thrice a day. Report, fortnightly. All d best.
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How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

PhD in Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist,
How to Get Rid of Bad Breath

Bad breath is a condition that is also known as Halitosis in medical terms. It is mostly caused by the sulphur producing bacteria that lurk around beneath the surface of the tongue. This is what produces the foul odour. These bacteria grow with the help of protein that gets deposited in your mouth, and may develop even faster when there is poor oral hygiene at play. The causes of this protein deposit may include food debris, bleeding, mucus blood, infection and disease in the gums or oral tissues.

So how can you naturally combat this bad breath problem? Read on!

  1. Oral Care Products: Your very first step should be to change your oral hygiene products like toothpastes and mouthwashes in order to bring in products that are specifically used for fighting bad breath and the related causes or problems. Brushing and flossing at least twice a day, or even after every meal is an absolute necessity that one must not compromise on.
  2. Fibre Rich Food: It is important to have plenty of fibre rich food as this helps in preventing bad breath or Halitosis since the fibre content is known to flush toxins out effectively.
  3. Junk and Processed Food: Food that has too much of sugar or artificial sweeteners and food that is packaged and processed with artificial flavourings and emulsifiers, can be bad for the digestive system in general. This kind of food also tends to create bad breath and should be avoided in case you are already suffering from this condition.
  4. Medication: it may come as a surprise to you that there are certain medicines like antidepressants and diuretics that can lead to side effects like drying of the mouth, which in turn can cause a problem of bad breath. So, it would be recommended to steer clear of this kind of medication for a while until the bad breath problem abates.
  5. Tea: Drinking green and black tea can be beneficial for people suffering from this condition as both these types of tea happen to contain substances known as polyphenols that can help in fighting oral bacteria and sulphur compounds. Apart from this, one must also drink plenty of water in order to keep the mouth fresh and to help the digestion work in a better.
  6. Dentures and Braces: If you happen to be wearing dentures and braces, then you may want to clean these regularly and maintain good oral hygiene so that you do not suffer from bad breath. 

Bad breath can be a confidence killer and one should get it checked in case it is a persistent and prolonged problem.

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MDS
Dentist, Nagpur
Teet cleaning (SCAILING) is advisable for everyone every six to eight months.....
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What are the most important signs to look out for in terms of eye damage or dental problems? Is there anything I can do to keep my eyes and teeth as healthy as possible?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
What are the most important signs to look out for in terms of eye damage or dental problems? Is there anything I can ...
I can suggest you on dental problems, for eye damage consult an ophthalmologist. Brush your teeth after each meal and visit a dentist to get a thorough dental checkup.
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Have pain in my teeth.Please help

BDS
Dentist,
Visit a dentist so that he or she can see where is the pain and perform the treatment what has to be done
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How to get relief from unconscious while sitting in bus for 15min? how to make teeth white from pale yellow?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, you need to get a professional cleaning done. If that does not help then you may go for teeth whitening.
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Hi i am eighteen year old I am regularly use toothbrush with and clean my teeth but my teeth yellow.

BDS
Dentist, Nashik
Like skin we have also got different shades in our teeth also if natural shade of your teeth is yellow then we cant do much about it. Yes bleaching is one option available for whiting of teeth if these yellow stains are external then cleaning of teeth will take care of your stains.
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I am suffering from pain in my molar teeth & started root canal treatment but due to some personal problems I can't continue this, temporary filling is filled in Jan 2016.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am suffering from pain in my molar teeth & started root canal treatment but due to some personal problems I can't c...
You should take complete root canal treatment other wise pain will be start due to blood supply in the tooth.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Take regular medication after extraction.
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I had a problem that is while brushing time my teeth is bleeding so much what is the precaution to it.

B H M S, MD
Homeopath, Thrissur
I had a problem that is while brushing time my teeth is bleeding so much what is the precaution to it.
Bleeding while brushing teeth is due to multiple causes. Firstly you may be having gum disease or may be a chance of vitamin c deficiency, or ulcers in the mouth or some times due to blood disorders. Diagnosis should be established by consulting a physician.
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I am a 20 year old boy and I have a problem in mouth. In join point of my mouth near ear making a noise of clicking when I am trying to open the mouth. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 20 year old boy and I have a problem in mouth. In join point of my mouth near ear making a noise of clicking w...
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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I have some dental problem and a black spot is there in between the root teeth what can I do what will be the remedy.

MDS Prosthodontics, B.D.S
Dentist, Kolkata
I have some dental problem and a black spot is there in between the root teeth what can I do what will be the remedy.
Get a clinical examination done by your dentist. Scaling and polishing will help, but follow the treatment plan given by your dentist after complete oral check up. If it is a cavity, then get the filling done.
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