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Dr. Pavithra

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Pavithra Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Pavithra is a popular Dentist in K K Nagar, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Pavithra personally at Chennai Smiles in K K Nagar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pavithra on Lybrate.com.

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MDS
Dentist, Nellore
By using a wire brush, gently clean between brackets (under the wires) to get the plaque off. It is very necessary to keep the mouth free from plaque during the orthodontic treatment.

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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Can I use backing soda and lemon to remove my teeth tartar nd plaque, is thr any side effect please help me Dr.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Can I use backing soda and lemon to remove my teeth tartar nd plaque, is thr any side effect please help me Dr.
Hello, Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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Child Dental Care

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Child Dental Care

The first checkup for your child should start as soon as he/she gets the first tooth. Remember it's parents responsibility to take care of their child's teeth to save them from necessary pain.Also don't not get your child's tooth extracted as it serves as a guide for the permanent teeth to come in proper position.

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Since from past six months I have wisdom teeth problem, I have facial and headaches pain and also my face joints means my upper and lower joints has be tight. What I have do for this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Since from past six months I have wisdom teeth problem, I have facial and headaches pain and also my face joints mean...
Lybrate-user, if your wisdom tooth is incorrectly placed or stuck halfway and has not erupted fully because of improper positioning, you will need to get the wisdom tooth extracted to get rid of the problem. If it is incorrectly placed, it is better to get it removed at a early age.
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Please suggest me analgesic tablet for a child age 8-9 years reason- tooth impact.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Please suggest me analgesic tablet for a child age 8-9 years
reason- tooth impact.
T. Ibu kid 6 tab, 2 times one in the morning & 1 at night for 3 days after meal or syrup ibugesic plus, 1bottle, 1 teaspoon 2 times one teaspoon in the morning & 1 at night for 3 days after meal. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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I am 45 years old woman. From last 1 and a half months I am disturbed due to occasionally blinking eye. Round About from the time when I had undergone a root canal. Please tell me what is the reason and cure. Also four months back I had suffered a perforated eardrum.

BDS
Dentist, Dadra & Nagar Haveli
I am 45 years old woman. From last 1 and a half months I am disturbed due to occasionally blinking eye. Round About f...
Blinking of eye is not related wth root canal treatment. So I think you need to general check up first if nothing comes out visit a nearby dentist.
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How to remove discoloration of teeth. They are turning brown gradually? Is it due to heavy intake of coffee?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
How to remove discoloration of teeth. They are turning brown gradually? Is it due to heavy intake of coffee?
Yes heavy intake of coffee discolours your teeth. These discolourations may not be successfully removed by scalling alone n hence may require bleaching. Meanwhile reduce coffee intake n try snowdent toothpaste.
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From few days salty saliva coming in mouth, why is it so and what is the treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Rewari
From few days salty saliva coming in mouth, why is it so and what is the treatment.
Your gums could be infected or some various infected tooth releasing pus giving salty taste. Don't delay get checked by qualified dentist.
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My teeth bleeding everyday and every time not stop. I used sensodine toothpaste but problem same. Pleas help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth bleeding everyday and every time not stop. I used sensodine toothpaste but problem same. Pleas help me.
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I have some problem in my tooth. I feel cold and warm in my teeth. If there any solution please tell me.?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have some problem in my tooth. I feel cold and warm in my teeth. If there any solution please tell me.?
Homoeopathic tooth paste HYPERICUM 1X ( Wilmar Schwabe India ) Chew 1 tab twice daily Homoeodent tooth paste ( SBL) HEKLALAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Use at night Precautions 1.Afways scrub teeth with above powder before sleep at night 2.Avoid extreme hot and cold things 3.Avoid sour things 4.Rinse your mouth with RINSEOUT ( SBL) ,everytime you eat or drink anything during the day.
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BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.

I am 28 years old I have gum infection got bone loss will you advise the best treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 28 years old I have gum infection got bone loss will you advise the best treatment.
Seeing to the complaint I noticed that there is bone loss, flap surgery is the procedure to be performed along with adding bone graft but if the bone is angular then the bone graft will resist on the bone, once if you can send me your full mouth xray I can tell you otherwise see a dentist.
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After ulcer in my mouth, i got some dark spots below my left eye.What should i do ?

BDS
Dentist, Thane
It seems that There is no co- relation between mouth ulcer which was present earlier and dark spots developed later below eye. Please consult a Dermatologist & or Opthalmologist for correct diagnosis and proper treatment needed if any. Regards, Dr.Hiten Shah Swastik Dental Care.
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When i wake up in the morning my teeth bad smells come and some time bleeding gums problem also.Please tell me something ?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
You are having deposits on your teeth which needs to be removed. Kindly visit a dentist and get your teeth cleaned.
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Bleaching: Extra-White Teeth

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Bleaching: Extra-White Teeth

Everybody wants that perfect smile showing off pearly white teeth, but not many have it. There is a constant try to improve the smile by making the teeth whiter and brighter. Teeth can be discolored intrinsically or extrinsically. They acquire different shades and sometimes even different colors like brown and black, making them stand out as extremely odd. Teeth change color either due to intrinsic or extrinsic reasons. Intrinsic is when minerals like fluoride get incorporated into the tooth, giving it white irregular spots. Aging also causes intrinsic staining, turning them to a pale yellow shade. This is more difficult to remove than the extrinsic coloring. Also, teeth change color due to extrinsic causes like food substances, smoking, medications, tobacco usage, poor oral hygiene, etc.

The introduction of tooth bleaching came as boon to those who were unhappy with their teeth color. Whitening can also be done in the dentist's office or at home by the patients themselves. Though over-the-counter bleaching agents are available, it is always advised to consult a dentist and then choose the appropriate material. The time of each application and the duration of the entire treatment are best decided by the dentist. The product provided by the dentist would be stronger and will produce quicker results than the ones available in the market.

At Home Bleaching: The dentist will take impressions of upper the lower jaws and fabricate customized trays. The right material is then chosen, which is applied on these trays and left in place for the desired amount of time. This needs to be repeated for a time decided by the dentist depending on how much whitening is desired. The desired color is usually achieved in about 4 weeks' time.

In-House Bleaching: This will require multiple visits to the dentist, usually about 1 to 3, of about 30 to 90 minutes each. The gums are first protected and then the bleaching agent is applied. It could require laser for activation in some cases. If the desired color is not achieved, it could be followed by a couple of applications at home. In some cases, there could be minor complications including gum irritation and increased tooth sensitivity. This is caused by the hydrogen peroxide, which is the standard component in all bleaching agents. The whitening process can be repeated at desired intervals to add that extra sparkle. Once the trays are fabricated, the bleaching agent can be used multiple times.

Teeth Whitening: Why You Should Talk to Your Dentist:

  1. Tooth bleaching can make teeth temporarily sensitive or be uncomfortable for people who already have sensitive teeth. When used incorrectly, home kits can also lead to burned and even temporarily bleached gums.
  2. Tooth whitening works best for people with yellow teeth and is less effective for people with brown teeth. If your teeth are gray or purple, tooth bleaching probably won't work at all.
  3. To be sure of tooth whitening is worth your time and money, talk to your dentist before you use an over-the-counter tooth whitening kit.

If you are not happy with the color of your teeth, talk to your dentist about what is the best method to change their color. The results could leave you surprised with a white, bright smile.

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I am jst 15 years old but my teeth r yellowish I wanna use natural remedies for it Could you please suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I am jst 15 years old but my teeth r yellowish
I wanna use natural remedies for it Could you please suggest me.
For cleaner and whiter teeth, the first and most important thing is that you teeth should be clean, and free from plaque (accumulated food debris) and stains. For that, you must get professional scaling/cleaning done from a dentist. Once the teeth are clean, you can head for bleaching which will improve the shade of your teeth remarkably. You can consult me privately on Lybrate for further details.
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My jaw is not properly situated lower jaw is somewhat backward what can be done to do it correct?

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolhapur
My jaw is not properly situated lower jaw is somewhat backward what can be done to do it correct?
You should consult orthodontist. This can be corrected with braces and /or surgical treatment. But clinical examination is must for final say.
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Hi, I'm 18 years old I am suffering with sensitive teeth how to avoid this problem?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Hi, I'm 18 years old I am suffering with sensitive teeth how to avoid this problem?
Sensitivity in teeth can have various reasons like carious teeth or gum problems. Kindly consult a dentsist
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