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Dr. Poornima. R

Dentist, Chennai

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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Poornima. R is a trusted Dentist in Velachery, Chennai. He is currently practising at Department of Prosthodontics, SBDCH in Velachery, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Poornima. R on Lybrate.com.

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My father is a tobacco addict. His gums became dilute along with ulcers in his mouth two days ago. He had fever and having constipation. He said that he stops chewing tobacco few days ago and then these problems occurs because of change. Is this possible. I think that he is hiding something serious from us. Maybe ulcers came first and then he leaves tobacco. How can we know that it is not a serious problem like mouth cancer. Suggest me some test or any other mean and where can we have these test.

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Prevention is better than cure mouth ulcers, gum problem, discolouration of teeth with infection occurs by tobacco. Stoping it will improve the mouth condition. Just bear the problem for few days, take preventive measures and you will see bright prospect.

My mouth stinks very bad. Not every time but specially when I am talking from a long time and my mouth starts getting dry slowly, that time my breathe also starts getting to stink. Also my both grinding tooth has big cavities due to which I cannot chew my food properly.

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My mouth stinks very bad. Not every time but specially when I am talking from a long time and my mouth starts getting...
Dry mouth condition aggravates halitosis (foul breath. Solution is. Take sips of water in between conversations. You have cavities which need urgent filling. If deep enough you will need root canal treatment to save those vital teeth. The cavities are collecting the good when you eat. Then those get rotten and the bad smell happens. Act fast. Maintain good dental health. You are overweight also. Try reduce your weight by diet. Exercise. Give away food rich in fat. Sugar etc.

Advanced Aesthetics
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Keeping your brush at a 45 degree angle while brushing so that the bristles do not hurt your gums.

Bad breath is coming out of my mouth and gums bleeding too. Please help me to get rid of it.

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Dentist
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Bad breath is coming out of my mouth and gums bleeding too. Please help me to get rid of it.
Get scaling done n brush your teeth twice a day n use dental floss n mouthwash n do warmsaline rinces 3-4 times a day n scrap your tongue twice day n tel me d status after 5 days.

Lips always dry, bad teeth gum and blinding time to time. Can you help me with this problem?

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Dentist
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Lips always dry, bad teeth gum and blinding time to time. Can you help me with this problem?
Thses are symptoms of gums infection bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. Basically, all the food eaten begins to be broken down in your mouth. As foods are digested and absorbed into the bloodstream, they are eventually carried to your lungs and given off in your breath. If you eat foods with strong odors (such as garlic or onions), brushing and flossing -- even mouthwash -- merely covers up the odor temporarily. The odor will not go away completely until the foods have passed through your body. Practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Brush teeth after you eat (keep a toothbrush at work or school to brush after lunch). Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. Rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash twice a day. Dentures should be removed at night and cleaned thoroughly before being placed in your mouth the next morning. See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. Stop smoking and chewing tobacco-based products. Ask your dentist for tips on kicking the habit. Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) or sucking on candy (preferably sugarless) for its treatment you need to visit dentist for cleaning and polishing of you gums and teeth.

I have swelling in my lip. Its been there over a month. Also Dr. said its because of Slavia. What should I do?

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It must be mucocele, which can occur due to trauma to the minor salivary glands on the lip. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need surgical removal. You may consult me in person. 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.

I used the toothpaste and sugar test though they do not have guarantee but I used them there was no changes in colour in the toothpaste and the sugar dissolved in the urine. No any pregnancy symptom except missed period and little cramps with white mucous discharge. Am I pregnant?

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I used the toothpaste and sugar test though they do not have guarantee but I used them there was no changes in colour...
You should use pregnancy test kit to test pregnancy. Toothpaste and sugar tests are not medically advised.

I have yellowish tooth problem. What is the better solution to make it white for longer time.

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I have yellowish tooth problem. What is the better solution to make it white for longer time.
In most cases yellowness is due to plaques deposited in teeth surface. Get scaling done. And bleaching also is doctor suggests. Brush 2 times. Rnse after eating any thing. Avoid the things that cause stains like excess of tea coffee, tocacco smoking.

I am a 26 year old man, my teeth are fine except two of my teeth became very vulnerable from upside.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist
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By vulnerable I think you mean they are sensitive, mostly it should be a small issue which can be corrected easily. Please get a dental check up done.

I am 20 year old girl and my front teeth are white but the rest specially starting from my canines are yellow. Because of this I can't laugh confidently as people can recognize those yellows. Please suggest me simple tips for getting back my perfect smile.

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I am 20 year old girl and my front teeth are white but the rest specially starting from my canines are yellow. Becaus...
Use Homeodent toothpaste twice daily, morning and night before sleep. Home remedy:- Cleaning your teeth with fresh orange peel on a regular basis will reduce the yellow tinge accumulated on your teeth. Rub orange peel over your teeth every night before going to sleep. The vitamin C and calcium in the orange peel will combat the microorganisms throughout the night.Do this for a few weeks and you will notice effective results.If fresh orange peel is not available, you can use dried orange peel powder. Take care.

My salivary gland secretion is very much high ever moment I have to split what can I do to over secretion of saliva.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist
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Although excessive saliva is not too common, there are a number of conditions that can cause it - some harmless, others more serious. It is possible that your saliva problems are just a result of the way you speak. Some people speak faster or slower than others, just as some people blink more often, breathe faster, or have a more rapid heartbeat. This may just be what's normal for you. Since it is negatively affecting your life, I suggest your problem can be ignored. However there are medical conditions that causes excessive salivation injection glycopyrrolate reduces secretions in the mouth, throat, airway, and stomach.

Basal Implantology, Digital Smile Design, MDS - Periodontics, BDS
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Patients who have a history of gum diseases should also consult their periodontist while undergoing orthodontic treatment.

I have no dental problems but my mouth smells bad so please tell me some remedies so I can maximum decrease it.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist
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I have no dental problems but my mouth smells bad so please tell me some remedies so I can maximum decrease it.
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly. keep your tongue clean by using tongue cleaner

BDS
Dentist
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Chewing a sugarless gum after meals is a good idea as it will freshen your breath and make the leftover food cling to it.

I have a cavity problem and I fear for injection so what I can do to keep my teeth healthy please help.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist
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I have a cavity problem and I fear for injection so what I can do to keep my teeth healthy please help.
Not all teeth restoration require injection. There are multiple ways to treat cavities with minimal or no pain. Once the teeth has been treated, you can maintain by brushing twice, taking proper diet less in sugars, avoiding sticky foods and visiting the dentist every six months for a regular check up.

I Am 18 Years Old And I Have Too Much Pain In My teeth. Mainly Pain Occurs In Night While I Going To Sleep Pls Help.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist
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I Am 18 Years Old And I Have Too Much Pain In My teeth. Mainly Pain Occurs In Night While I Going To Sleep Pls Help.
It is called irreversible pulpitis mainly occurs at night times please go for root canal treatment and make it cured.

I had pain after the RCT and capping of my teeth. This time I had approached another dentist who took an x-ray and said that the RCT was done only half way. Hence they have to do a re-RCT. He also said that the normal protocol is to take X-ray before, two while doing the RCT and one after finished. Is this the normal protocol. The doctor is charging me Rs. 3000/- for RCT and another 3000/- for the cheapest cap. Is this the right cost? How do I know what cap is good. There are discussions that RCT causes cancer. What are the chances or dangers of doing RCTs if I have to repeat them as in the above case?

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics, Certified Lingual Orthodontist, Certification in Miniscrews in orthodontics
Dentist
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I had pain after the RCT and capping of my teeth. This time I had approached another dentist who took an x-ray and sa...
I need to see the X-ray before I can comment on the rct done previously. There's are many such cases. The pricing is about right. But there are other caps which might cost a little bit more. But are precision made These caps are better as they last longer.

How to whiten teeth I don't use any tobacco products yet I have yellow teeth.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
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Zoom teeth whitening is most effective light activated whitening system go for it and enjoy bright white sparkeling smile.

I am a boy and im getting so many pain in my last both side of teeth if I take any hard dishes than I get hurt what I should do?

BDS
Dentist
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I am a boy and im getting so many pain in my last both side of teeth if I take any hard dishes than I get hurt what I...
U might have 3rd motor erupting on both side of jaw inside the mouth .there is chances of carious teeth on both side. Consult a dentist for the proper diagnosis for the appropriate treatment.

BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist
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Massaging your gums daily with eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth will increase the blood activation and will keep your gums healthy and safe.
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