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Dr. Pavitr Sharma

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Pavitr Sharma Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Pavitr Sharma is an experienced Dentist in Vadapalani, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Pavitr Sharma personally at RR Dental Hospital in Vadapalani, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pavitr Sharma on Lybrate.com.

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What is plaque?

B.D.S
Dentist, Gurgaon
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Im gonna have a brace on teeth from gurunanak dental research center. And they couldn't do the banding-thing properly. It have caused several injuries in my mouth. I can't eat properly. I can't move my tongue. It really hurts so bad. My tongue is bleeding all the times. What the hell should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Im gonna have a brace on teeth from gurunanak dental research center. And they couldn't do the banding-thing properly...
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 have gum recession on one teeth. Now it increases to two. Yesterday only I found this problem because of sensitivity. I used to brush aggressively. I two weeks of night shift in a month. I change my toothpaste very oftentimes. How to cure this problem? Is there any diets to follow? Which toothpaste and toothbrush are apt for this problem?

BDS, MBA (Healthcare)
Dentist, Tirupati
I have gum recession on one teeth. Now it increases to two. Yesterday only I found this problem because of sensitivit...
Helloo. Bacteria can live in mouth in the form of plaque, causing cavities and gingivitis, which can lead to gum disease. To maintain optimal oral health, tooth brushing at least twice a day, preferably after each meal and before going to bed. Regular brushing and flossing can prevent unpleasant conditions, such as plaque and bad odor. However, over-brushing or flossing may result in gum recession and bleeding, which can lead to infections. Visit your nearby dentist so that scaling and proper oral prohylaxis can be planned before using over-the-counter medication. A varied diet that is rich in vitamins, minerals, and fresh fruit and vegetables can help to prevent gum disease.
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I am having tooth decay, even after filling the decay problem is still there what is the best solution to this.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am having tooth decay, even after filling the decay problem is still there what is the best solution to this.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash.
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I have problem for ulcer deceases. I am very frustrated please give me idea for this.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I will suggest you to take injection vitcofol 2 cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks over the buttocks through a health professional and follow up on completion.
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How to whiten my teeth they are yellow and dirty but I regularly brush with toothpaste.

M.D.S.
Dentist, Mumbai
How to whiten my teeth they are yellow and dirty but I regularly brush with toothpaste.
Brushing your teeth too hard and/or too often actually causes enamel to wear off and leads to more yellowing appearance of the teeth. Use a soft brush and brush with the correct technique--not with too much force. If you have already lost enamel you can bleach your teeth, the way some ladies bleach their skin to look fairer. There are many teeth bleaching gels in the market, but I would recommend doing this under a dentists' supervision.
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Recently I was eating a ice cream suddenly my teeth getting pain very hardly nd sometimes when i'm doing brush couple of blood carry out. What I do for getting relief from it.

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Recently I was eating a ice cream suddenly my teeth getting pain very hardly nd sometimes when i'm doing brush couple...
Hello lybrate-user, your both problems are not related to each other. Your tooth is having sensitivity problem. For that you can use sensitivity tooth paste like sensodyne, sensoform or shy-nm. Your gums are infected that why they are bleeding. For that you have to go for proffesional cleaning. After cleaning also you have to maintain your oral hygiene at home.
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Smoking causes dental problems

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Smoking causes dental problems
Smoking or consuming smokeless tobacco is very harmful for your teeth. It can lead to various oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay. 
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MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Shimla
A host of soft foods like dairy products, soft breads, softer grains, sea food and soft meat, soft cooked vegetables and many more are available in the market which should be consumed especially when one is taking orthodontic treatment since they are very easy to eat.
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Sir, my front teeth are not properly attached, they are back and forth with respect to each other (by birth as I think) and they are yellowish coloured. I brush it two times a day but it does not disappearing and my jaws are perfect and I have no disease of teeth. I asked this question because I am going in defence line through NDA. Thats why it is very necessary to have every body part perfect. So is there any solution for this sir? Pls tell me.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Sir, my front teeth are not properly attached, they are back and forth with respect to each other (by birth as I thin...
Irregularly positioned teeth or crowding of teeth as it is called, can cause difficulty in properly brushing the teeth and maintaining oral hygiene as the brush is unable to reach through. You need an orthodontic correction of the crowded teeth or braces as it is more commonly known, after which it will be easier for you to clean your teeth.
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Gums bleeding and pain bleeding accumulate in sleep and during spit it appears any remedy pl suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Batala
Gums bleeding and pain bleeding accumulate in sleep and during spit it appears any remedy pl suggest.
Bleeding from gums is due to the swelling of gums and the reason behind it is mostly plaque or tarter deposits. Scaling is the treatment for that which can be done by any dentist near you. Go for it to cure it fast.
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Root Canal Treatment

Master of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Gurgaon
Root Canal Treatment

The treatment to save and repair a badly infected or damaged tooth is known as Root Canal Treatment. The backbone of the procedure includes removal of the pulp which is the damaged region of the tooth, disinfecting and cleaning the pulp and finally sealing the area. The common problems that affect the pulp are a deep cavity, cracked tooth, pain or recurring dental treatment. The nerve of a tooth is not absolutely important for tooth’s functioning and health after it has emerged through the gums. Its only purpose is sensation – whether an item is hot or cold. It is not required for daily functioning.

Damage to the pulp or nerve tissue of a tooth can break it down and cause bacterial growth which in turn leads to an infection and an abscessed tooth. The abscess is a pocket that is filled with pus which is formed at the base of the roots of the tooth. Additionally, infection at the root canal can cause:

1. Loss of bone at the tip of the root.

2. Swelling that might spread to other areas of the face and body

A typical root canal treatment, which happens over a few office visits, involves the following steps:

1. X-Ray: In case you need root canal treatment, X-rays might be taken or previous X-rays could be checked in order to locate the area of decay.

2. Anaesthesia: Administration of local anaesthesia is administered to the infected tooth.

3. Pulpectomy: The diseased tooth is removed by making an opening at the area.

4. Filling: The opened roots are filled using gutta-percha material and sealed off using cement.

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I'm 33 years old. I undergone orthodontics treatment on 2 days back, my tests slightly in front, I wanted to know what are the precaution to be taken to eat and drink, can hot tea, coffee can be taken? Non veg can eat or not, Which toothpaste can be useful? Please suggest.

BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
Diet restrictions: for most situations, common sense will tell you what to avoid. Hard, sticky, chewy, and brittle foods and foods high in sugar must be avoided. Hard and brittle foods can break or damage wires and brackets. Broken brackets lead to delays in your treatment progress. Sticky and chewy foods can get caught between brackets and wires. Minimize sugary foods; they cause tooth decay and related problems. Nail/cuticle biting, pencil and pen chewing and chewing on foreign objects should be avoided. Avoid these foods - bubble gum (sugar-free gum is okay), sticky candy, nuts, popcorn, hard breads crust/rolls, pizza crust, apples and carrots (unless cut into small pieces or shredded), minimize sugary foods like: cake ice cream cookies candy try to avoid: soda sweetened tea any drinks with excess sugar.
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Dental Care

MDS
Dentist, Delhi

Fruits and vegetables which require continuous biting like apples, carrots and corn should be avoided as it can become quite difficult while the braces are on.

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I have mouth ulcers for 1week, took tablets but its not giving any results. Please help.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
ulcers r reflections of systemic prob more than often though they can b there after some kind of injury too. U may take a cap of bnc every day, locally apply metrogyl gel over ulcers, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, amend ur diet to add more fibres n balanced diet, u may add banana to ur diet, isabagol husk two table spoon every night r great help, drink plenty of water, ulcers n tensions r quite friendly so avoid tension hurry worry to avoid ulcers, women may get more ulcers around period time, students ard exam time ,follow these ulcers will stay away
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Sir. My teeth becomes brown and light yellow due to smoking cigrette. What can I do for clean my teeth shiney?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
You need to get cleaning done every six months. To get whiter teeth you can consider bleaching after that.
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Caring for Braces Retainers

MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Caring for Braces Retainers
The retainers can be taken out while having meals and should always be put in their cases.
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Cert. Orthodontics, Cert. Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Siliguri
Getting a good night sleep before the root canal treatment is the best way to go as it would reduce anxiety and maintain the overall well being.
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Dear sir I have pain in my teeth from last 4 days. I can't eat hot & cold I team. Kindly suggest what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dear sir I have pain in my teeth from last 4 days. I can't eat hot & cold I team. Kindly suggest what should I do.
You might have a deep cavity. You might have to get an xray done. And you might need a root canal treatment.
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