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Dr. Pavitra Sathyakumar

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology

Dentist, Chennai

9 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
Dr. Pavitra Sathyakumar MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology Dentist, Chennai
9 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. Pavitra Sathyakumar is a trusted Dentist in Medavakkam, Chennai. She has been a successful Dentist for the last 9 years. She has completed MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology . She is currently associated with The Tooth World in Medavakkam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Pavitra Sathyakumar on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology - Saveetha Dental College Hospital, - 2008
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English
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Indian Dental Association

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My question is my tooth is are any time yellow and moving so how can do perfc my tooth.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
You are having loose teeth and they are yellow in color. Kindly visit dental surgeon for checkup. Use hydrogen per oxide for gargles. Best way is cleaning and polishing of teeth and maintenance of oral hygiene. Use colgate tooth paste and listerin mouth.
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Hi I am 34 weeks pregnant and yesterday noticed that there is cavity in my teeth and deep inside. Had been to dentist and doctor took X-ray and advice me for root canal. Since there is no pain and upon extra care can I postpone it till my delivery or is it better to get it done? As am worried about the safety of anesthesia and antibiotics and also just one month to go for delivery.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
First of all there's no need to take medicines after root canal. Mild discomfort will be there but you can bare that as you don't want to take medicines.. We can't say exactly when it will start paining but ya if you'll keep that cavities free of food after meal and gargles property after every meal and brush twice a day specially just before sleep at night then surely you can slow down the progression of cavity. It will be better if you postpone the R.C.T. till your delivery. Have a warm wishes for tout upcoming baby. God Bless Her/Him... Jay Swaminarayan.

I have cavity in my teeth because of wrong shape of my teeth how can I remove it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person too. Dental tips: - Visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities as the bacteria in dental plaque changes them into acids.

I have yellow teeth. Is bleaching is good. M 41 year and my teeth is very sensitive.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
For sensitive teeth bleaching is not prefered coz bleaching is an agent which contains acid so there r chances of oversensitivity. Yellow teeth you once use this toothpaste twice a week -snowdent.
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From last few days I noticed some blood spot in my mouth and it smells bed. I dosent feel any pain. What should I do.

FDSRCS, MOrth RCS, MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Sonipat
It may be due to periodontitis (pyorrhoea). You may require professional cleaning. Better to consult some good dentist.
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I am 50 year male. Mere dant ghees gaye hai, khana danton ki bich phus jata hai. Kabhi kabhi gums main bhee phus jata hai. Kaya karu.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
This is the most common problem at this age. Brush two times properly and do flossing it will remove food between teeth.
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Hello Dr. My all teeth are catching cavity. N I do not understand what should I eat so that they can be prevented from damage.

Dentist, Gurgaon
the very first thing you need to double is start brushing your teeth two times a day. rinse your mouth after every meal. drink good amount of water. this will help in preventing the accumulation of food over and between the teeth. visit a dentist for fillings of the cavities you presently have. if you follow strict oral hygiene measures, cavities won't increase.
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How to keep dental hygiene for my 2 year old kid. He has all his teeth. Which toothpaste should I use for him.

MDS
Dentist, Nellore
Hi lybrate-user, brushing should be under parent's supervision for a minute then can be done by the kid. Non- floridated toothpaste should be used till age of 3.
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Hi I have stomach pain from last three days back pain and ulcer in mouth also Please suggest what shout I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
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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BDS
Dentist, Vapi
They say, prevention is better than cure. So why not prevent yourself from the consumption of cigarettes  or smokeless tobacco and reduce the risk of oral health diseases lilke tooth decay, gingivitis, oral cancer and periodontis.
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I am 24 yrs old. My tongue has white spot painless middle of tongue. I am very scare what I do. Sometimes I use nicotex gum.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Are you in habit of chewing regularly some thing? there r many causes of white patch in oral mucosa most of them r considered precancerous if not proved otherwise please consult a maxillofacial surgeon.
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How my teeth are going yellow in colour how 2 prevent it and I need teeth in white in natural way.

BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
Get bleaching or whitening done after you undergo scaling. See a good dentist and get his/her expert opinion.
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BDS
Dentist, Motihari
What is Gingivitis? Signs and Symptoms
What is Gingivitis?
Gingivitis — an inflammation of the gums — is the initial stage of gum disease and the easiest to treat. The direct cause of gingivitis is plaque - the soft, sticky, colorless film of bacteria that forms constantly on the teeth and gums.

If the plaque is not removed by daily brushing and flossing, it produces toxins (poisons) that can irritate the gum tissue, causing gingivitis. At this early stage in gum disease, damage can be reversed, since the bone and connective tissue that hold the teeth in place are not yet affected. Left untreated, however, gingivitis can become periodontitis and cause permanent damage to your teeth and jaw.

Early stage of GingivitisGingivitis.
How do I Know if I Have Gingivitis?
Classic signs and symptoms of gingivitis include red, swollen, tender gums that may bleed when you brush. Another sign of gum disease is gums that have receded or pulled away from your teeth, giving your teeth an elongated appearance. Gum disease can cause pockets to form between the teeth and gums, where plaque and food debris collect. Some people may experience recurring bad breath or a bad taste in their mouth, even if the disease is not advanced.

How can I Prevent Gingivitis?
Good oral hygiene is essential. Professional cleanings are also extremely important because once plaque has hardened and built up, or become tartar, only a dentist or dental hygienist can remove it.

You can help stop gingivitis before it develops by:

Proper brushing and flossing to remove plaque and debris and control tartar buildup
Eating right to ensure proper nutrition for your jawbone and teeth
Avoiding cigarettes and other forms of tobacco
Scheduling regular checkups with your dentist
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I want to put invisible braces to straight my teeth and I want the following answer s 1) whether I have to remove any teeth as my age is 23 2) what is cost 3) how much time that invisible braces will take 4) Whether it gives any shape out after straightening 5) and at last the safety tips PLEASE HELP ME WITH GOOD ADVICE.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Consult a orthodontist it can b decided only after evaluating the case if ext is required, cost will best given by your Dr. It depends on place, case n Dr. Consulted, it takes about 18-24 months for complete tt normally, you get normal profile after tt, it's safe tried n tested mode of tt.
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Myself Deepak Mishra. I am suffering from upper lips twitching since last 3 months and sometimes my teeth also starts paining.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
teeth pain can be due to decay or fractured teeth, gum infection or sensitivity. get your teeth x-rayed n go for needful treatment. for decay, you might require rct n cap or removal n replacement by implants or bridge. for gum infection, go for scaling and polishing of teeth. for sensitivity, use desensitizing toothpaste twice daily.
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My brother had his front two teeth broken in kabaddi 6 years back. Root canal was done once and we were unable to go for further treatment which prescribed for us due to some reasons. Now I want to help out with his teeth. What will be the best way to make better? Please suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Further treatment depends on current condition of tooth.. visit to a dentist for examination and proper treatment plan. .
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There is sometime bleeding from my teeth. I am very scared about it. Is there any solution for this.

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hello there it's a genuine concern the bleeding cud be from the gums rather than the teeth. Of course sometimes you feel it cud be from the teeth. But that cudnt be the case in any case this means that your gums are getting weak. Please pay a visit to your dentist and get your teeth cleaned and also he would suggest you other options depending on the severity of your case hope it helped.
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I saw that a tiny black point type (I think it may be a worm) on lower left most teeth. My teeth's are also not milky white. Some are dirty from inside.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Lybrate-user having small spot on lower teeth please take care of your oral hygiene. Visit dental surgeon for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use colgate-white tooth paste. Rinse with listerine mouthwash. Before going to sleep.
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