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Dr. Pavitra Sathyakumar

MDS

Dentist, Chennai

9 Years Experience
Dr. Pavitra Sathyakumar MDS Dentist, Chennai
9 Years Experience
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning.
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Dr. Pavitra Sathyakumar is a popular Dentist in Adithya Hospital, Chennai. She has been a practicing Dentist for 9 years. She studied and completed MDS . She is currently practising at The Tooth World in Adithya Hospital, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Pavitra Sathyakumar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Saveetha Dental College Hospital - 2008
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I have teeth cavity problem & mine last ke teeth niklwa chuki hu or 3 teeth mei RCT bhi Kara chuki hu, mere front k teeth those yellow h please help me & solve this problem. thanks.

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Dentist, Gurgaon
I have teeth cavity problem  & mine last ke teeth niklwa chuki hu or 3 teeth mei RCT bhi Kara chuki hu, mere front k ...
I advice restoration for carious teeth. For yellowish teeth scaling or bleaching. Further any queries contact me.
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Should/Can we use mouthwash more than twice a day? P.S. I neither smoke nor drink.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Certification in Rotary Endodontics, Certification in Esthetic Dentistry & Fixed Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Yes you can use mouthwash twice thrice a day if required, you can use after having sticky foods, you should gargle before bed. You can use before or after brushing. Generally, we suggest it having two times mixed with equal quantity of water with brushing twice daily. For particular reason, you can use more time if conditions permit, for maintaining oral hygiene you should get your teeth clean n polish by dentist then use mouthwash to maintain it.
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I have a white spot on the dorsum of the tongue since two years, taking lycopen and vitamin A since several months. Is this ok or anything more to do, have pap test, result is mild displaysia.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Treatment includes elimination of risk factors such as drinking and smoking.Removal of oral epithelial dysplasia by conventional surgical excision, laser and cryosurgery.
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My teeth's are looking yellow in color .I used to brush daily twice in a day. But still colour is yellow. What will I do have my teeth's to get white strong teeth?

BDS
Dentist, Thane
My teeth's are looking yellow in color .I used to brush daily twice in a day. But still colour is yellow. What will I...
Hi lybrate-user, treatment plan to make your teeth white goes as follows: visit the dentist, who will first do clean up of your teeth this will remove all the extrinsic stains and deposits present on the teeth & reveal the original colour of your teeth. After that if you want more brighter teeth you can undergo teeth whitening or bleaching treatment for further enhancement of shade. Your dentist will be best judge to decide whether home bleaching or in office bleaching will provide you with the desired results. You can try some commercially available whitening toothpastes after bleaching to maintain the effect for bit longer time. Whitening toothpastes can also be used without bleaching treatment for very minor yellowish discolouration but cannot give you satisfactory results in more complex situations.
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Hi i am 29 female 6th pregnant. I have a hole in the teeth. I heard it should not be treated during pregnancy. How to get relief from the teeth pain?

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi i am 29 female 6th pregnant. I have a hole in the teeth. I heard it should not be treated during pregnancy. How to...
Don't worry, if you have hole in teeth then tooth fiiling is the solution of your problem, you are pregnent then in this condition
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I am getting smell from mouth for last few days. What is the solution?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. Kindly consult a physician & dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person 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 25 years old male. There is a gap between my teeths I want to fillip the gap so what should I do tell me what the surgery required how much cost.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 25 years old male. There is a gap between my teeths I want to fillip the gap so what should I do tell me what th...
You dont require surgery. You have to go for orthodontic (wire & braces) treatment. Visit to a dentist for detail.
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How much it will cost for braces treatment for my teeth and how long it will take.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
How much it will cost for braces treatment for my teeth and how long it will take.
Ideally treatment span is around 1.5 to 2 years depending on case and clinical situation,cost is vary from 30,000 to 75,000 depending on material and method to be use.
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Hello I am Rakesh from chandigarh. I was using tabacoo and cigarette continues last 15 year. Now I left all. But because of using these my teeth are yellow. I want to wash.

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Dentist,
Hello I am Rakesh from chandigarh. I was using tabacoo and cigarette continues last 15 year. Now I left all. But beca...
Hi lybrate-user, tobacco stains can go very deep inside the teeth, so you will require both a complete scaling followed by bleaching for effective results. If you wish you can consult with me privately for further help.
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1 am 29 year old male and have mouth pain for 2 year. Some spot are shown in my oral check and lip. I have used oral paste apsol. Tralon. Micoral oral gel and moral and some medicine like vitamin b complex, vitamin b . But have not got any relief. What should I do now.

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Dentist, Delhi
This is called fordyce's granules. It's asymptomatic and doesn't require any treatment. Is harmless. You should visit a dentist.
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Hi I'm a male should we brush our teeth twice in a day or just once in the morning is OK please tel me please or should we brush twice or should we brush in the night also please tel me brushing twice or only one time is OK please tel me plz.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
Hi I'm a male should we brush our teeth twice in a day or just once in the morning is OK please tel me please or shou...
Its best to brush twice daily. But if you can't than take care of your teeth more. Forcefully gargle with water after you eat or drink anything. Limit your food intake to 4-5 times a day only.
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Hi sir. I am suffering tooth ache from 3 days. Can you give me tablets for tooth ache to reduce pain and I have joint pain from long back can you consult me to reduce joint pain. Its horrible pain that suffering from joint. Thank you.

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Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
Hi sir. I am suffering tooth ache from 3 days. Can you give me tablets for tooth ache to reduce pain and I have joint...
dear user for toothache consult in person with dentist. for joint pains. i suggest you to go for RA factor and Vita d3 test. according to reports medicines can be taken. meanwhile take inferential and ultrasonic therapy to reduce joint pains.
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I lost my front two teeth in an accident over 3 month. What should I do?

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You have two options 1) you can go for bridge. In which two artificial ceramic teeth will be fixed with the help of adjacent tooth. 2) implant - if you can afford, it is the best option for you. In which implant screw will be placed into your bone and after few days new artificial tooth will b fixed over the implant.
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My front teeth are little bit outer or furthest from the centre. I'm 37, Can these frontal teeth be shifted to the actual position/centre. If it is possible than what kind of treatment required & what will be the fee.

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General Physician, Mumbai
My front teeth are little bit outer or furthest from the centre. I'm 37, Can these frontal teeth be shifted to the ac...
I will suggest you to apply braces through a orthodontist and charges can be told after clinical examination
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Which is the best mouth wash available in India, I heard some mouth washes which contain alcohol leads to oral cancer, Presently I'm using listerine.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Which is the best mouth wash available in India, I heard some mouth washes which contain alcohol leads to oral cancer...
Most of them don't have alcohol they r chlorehexadine or iodine based , excessive use of every thing may b bad
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My teeth is bleeding at the time im brushing. What to do?

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Dentist,
My teeth is bleeding at the time im brushing. What to do?
May be chances of tartar and stain present surrounding the neck of the teeth causes generalised swelling of gum (tartar and stain are black, greyish or yellowish in colour) go to the dentist and get cleaned your teeth there are many other causes of bleeding gums systemic problems lack of vitamin c intake improper brushing habits etc. So it is better to go to the dentist and do appropriate treatment.
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Helpful Tips for Dental Braces

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Helpful Tips for Dental Braces

Getting braces is the best thing you can do for your teeth. Yes, the process is painful. And maintenance of braces can get too much, but it is not undoable!

When you have braces on teeth, those teeth need extra attention to protect them from decay, staining and gum disease. You should also take precautions to avoid damaging the braces. For example, activities to avoid include eating chewy or sticky sweets, eating hard or crunchy foods, biting your lip, breathing excessively through your mouth and pushing your tongue against your teeth,

So if you got braces for the first time, here are some helpful tips you can swear by. Read on.

  1. Listen to your orthodontist: This is kind of obvious, but seriously, listen to what your orthodontists says. You may wonder if you really need to do this or that, but not paying attention to your doctor’s advice can actually prolong your treatment, and extend the time you need to keep your braces on.

  2. Brush every time you eat: Although brushing twice a day is the standard oral care recommendation, when you wear braces, you should brush after every time you eat — even after that mid-afternoon vending machine snack or some late-night munchies. That's because food particles easily become trapped in the braces, and the longer those particles stay trapped, the greater risk you have of developing dental problems. Use a soft toothbrush with round bristles, or an electric toothbrush if you prefer.

  3. Rubber Bands: If you have been asked to use rubber bands, it is always recommended to carry rubber bands with you all the time, so if one breaks it can be replaced promptly. Rubber bands wear down and lose their elasticity, so they should be replaced often, definitely after every meal. Wearing the rubber bands all the time will keep the treatment progressing at an optimum pace.

  4. Use your back teeth to chew: Don’t bite into that burger with your front teeth like you are accustomed to doing. This actually gets the food to stick on to your braces. So eat food that you can cut into bite size pieces and chew easily with your back teeth.

  5. Drink plenty of water: Skip that soda, which will only erode your teeth, and drink water after meals. This not only keeps you healthy, but with water, you can swish it around your mouth to rinse out any big chunks of food.

  6. Stay away from crunchy food: Crunchy foods are dangerous, not only do they get stuck in your braces, they also can get quite painful to remove. Plus, crunchy foods can be bad news for the shiny braces you just got for yourself.

  7. Speak up: If during an appointment you have any query, no matter how silly, ask your orthodontist. Your doctor is there to help and guide you, so don’t shy away from asking questions and discussing your problems. Or if some part of the brace is hurting mildly, get it checked at once. Air your troubles, that is what your doctor is here for.

After The Braces Are Off-

Whitening products, including whitening toothpaste and mouthwash, should not be used until after braces are removed. After braces come off, some discoloration of the teeth will likely be present, so this is a good time for a child to use whitening strips.

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Teeth getting yellow day after day.Please do help

MDS
Dentist,
You can go for bleaching at dental clinic. In case if you dont want to go for it then go for cleaning and brush regularly twice a day avoid tea, coffee, smoking in case if you do by doing so atleast your teeth will not stain further
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Sir i'm 36 female, since two weeks i'm suffering with ulcer in my mouth, I think its happened after taken me some other tablet, so kindly advise me a solution.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
R they at one site or multiple sites can you send me a pic of ulcers, how's the stomoch any other prob in the mean time take cap b comp n apply metrogyldg gel.
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I have an abscessed tooth that has gotten infected. When I woke up 3 days ago I found I could barely swallow accompanied by a new level of pain so I went to the ER and got antibiotics. At the moment the swelling hasn't subsided and I have a strange red blotch starting on my swollen jaw & moving down neck and slowly down my chest. The pain is at times nauseating and my head and neck hurt. How concerned should I be and what course of action should I take? Thanks.

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Dentist,
I have an abscessed tooth that has gotten infected. When I woke up 3 days ago I found I could barely swallow accompan...
Dear lybrate-user you r suffering from periapical abscess, to get ride of it you should go to good root canal treatment (r. C. T) when dentist will open your cavity for access opening to get cannal than your swelling n pain will be subside very soon otherwise I wl get worst.
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