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Dr. Poornima Ravi

Dentist, Chennai

150 at clinic
Dr. Poornima Ravi Dentist, Chennai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Poornima Ravi is one of the best Dentists in Tambaram West, Chennai. She is currently associated with Hindu Mission Hospital - Tambaram in Tambaram West, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Poornima Ravi on Lybrate.com.

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At the root of many of teeth, the skin is removed and slowly the the root is getting exposed. I brush everyday. Although I try very hard to keep it clean, bad odor comes. What should I do ?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Go to the nearest dentist available and consult him he will examine your teeth and find out the cause and treat your problem as need be ,be careful and don't neglect your oral health.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
White Spots in mouth leads to ORAL CANCER. CONSULT FOR DENTAL CHECK-UP

I am 33 years old n having toothache in wisdom tooth. Dr. advised me for root canal treatment or extraction of tooth. What is best.

BDS, MDS - Periodontics, Ph.D.
Dentist, Pune
Depends on case to case. Simple, if it is 'Verticle' and if there is an opposing-teeth get RCT done, if it is angulated and opposing is missing get it extracted.
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I have a ache in my wisdom tooth area, due to inflammation in my gums near wisdom tooth. My Dr. is suggesting to use, novomix650MG/METROGYL 400MG/DICLOFENAC SODIUM/PAN, these 4 tablets for 5 days, will this affect my health. One more Dr. is asking me to use moxikind cv 350/zerodol, Which you prefer. Shanu,

BDS
Dentist, Durgapur
Your medications are quite ok. If there is persisting pain even after taking medication then few changes in medication necessary followed by removal of the wisdom tooth.
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Respected Sir. My father is suffering from some black spots on internal lower lips. But these spots doesn't make any trouble and one more thing that he is using tobacco in leaf form. Plz clarify what is this?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
He may need removal of black spot with laser. Black spot is not of cancer,so do not worry.If stop bad habit nothing to worry.
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I am 22 years of age and at times face the problem of having bad breathe. I do brush regularly and wash my mouth after having food, I don't have any tooth decay too.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Hello, bad breath can be due to many reasons, and a good mouthwash and cleaning of teeth will help in resolving the problem.
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My teeth are bit yellowish. I want to clean and polish my teeth. Any home remedy would be very helpful.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
There are many causes of yellow or discolored teeth. A few of the most common: 1.Drinks: Coffee and red wine cause major damage to teeth.. But other drinks with high acidity, such as soda, juices and even sports drinks can cause staining on the teeth. Even white wine is not far behind in staining our teeth yellow, because its tannins and acidic nature wear away at the tooth enamel.These Acidic drinks lowers the Ph of teeth below 6 thus causing corrosive wear and tear of teeths. 2.Certain Foods: Colored candies, popsicles and other bright foods can cause staining over time. Think of it this way – if your tongue turns a bright shade of blue, chances are your teeth are getting some of that discoloration, too. Even healthy foods such as berries (blueberries, cranberries, raspberries) can stain teeth. Ketchup, curry and other sauces can cause staining problems over time, too. 3,Natural Aging Process: Quite simply, teeth yellow over time. It’s a natural part of the aging process that the white protective coatings wear down over time. So the longer you have your teeth, the more likely they are to become yellow or discolored. 4.Most of us are guilty of at least some of the above (and none of us can stop time). But the good news is that even if red wine is one of your vices and your teeth look yellower lately, there are things you can do to bring back the white. 5.How to make Teeth white (a)Avoid Certain Foods/Drinks When Possible: We’re not asking you to give up your morning coffee, just to reduce the intake of the above foods as much as possible. Sometimes simply being aware can help us make better choices. (b)Drink Water: After you’ve consumed a tooth-staining food or drink try to immediately follow it with a glass of water. Swirling water around your mouth can drastically help clear away the acids or staining. This simple step is free and easy, and can drastically help reduce tooth discoloration. (c)Proper Dental Hygiene: Proper brushing, flossing and regular dental checkups help keep teeth healthy for a lifetime. Develop these habits early and you’re less likely to have dental problems down the line. (d)Teeth Whitening: The good news is that there are many options available to whiten teeth. Some can be done at home while others can take help of Homoeopathic medicines. Homoeopathic medicine HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night
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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Trichy
Eat fibrous food vegetables and fruits. Take plenty of water. Avoid sticky candies that stay in your teeth for longer duration. Have a happy smile and successful life.
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My cousin has a tooth problem. She is getting blood for teeth and with bad odour. What should she do now.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Jaipur
Hi there. I m gum specialist. Bleeding from gums is mostly due to deposits/tartar on teeth. Your cousin needs a professional cleaning which will also reduce the bad odour. A mouthwash after cleaning will solve this issue. You can direct me your further queries in private question section.
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My younger brother, who is 23 year old, he done braces on teeth 3year ago. His teeth went inside but not satisfactorily, dentist told him "your structure is out, u have to do a operation for that" that time financial condition was not well. In few years he will plan to get marry. So I want him to look normal as now his outside teeth will not effect his future or marriage proposal. Please suggest how it can b treated and how much approx cost of it?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
We can sometimes achieve great results with Smile Designing procedures as well in such cases. Such a treatment will not involve any surgery and can be completed in a few days. But whether the case is suitable for such a procedure or not, is something we can comment on only after seeing him or his radiograph and photographs.
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Dear doctor ,from last 12 days my mouth remains more watered than normal level. How can I care it with home made remedies.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Have started taking some med if yes could b one reason otherwise get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night avoid keeping any thing in mouth for long like clove sounf etc.
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If someone has a loose molar teeth and have toothache often, what medicine should be given to the patient?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Loose molar, that means it has some problem of gums surrounding that tooth. You should immediately consult a dental surgeon and get the treatment done. Medicines won't treat a loosen teeth and the pain is because of that.
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Doctor my downward teeth are yellowish from the age of 8 and now my upper front teeth are also getting yellow give me the solution for this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
There are several causes of tooth discoloration, including: foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables (for example, apples and potatoes) can stain your teeth. Tobacco use. Smoking or chewing tobacco can stain teeth. Poor dental hygiene. Inadequate brushing and flossing. Here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. For faster result you can go for teeth bleaching from dentist.
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One of my frnd used to take tobacco and his tooth became tobacco stain tooth with full of gum line on his teeth, he is still unmarried (two times rejected from girl for this reasons). He left the tobacco now but still remains the black/brown layer on his tooth even he brush twice daily. What is the best way to remove the tobacco stain n these black brown layer from the teeth? please suggest the best way sir madam.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Visit a dentist to get a scaling done to remove the stains, if the tooth is slightly discolored then bleaching (tooth whitening) is advised. If still the discoloration persists then veneers are the only option.
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Sir, i'm 36 years old man. I have no habits of smoking, drinking and anything. Normally i'm taking all foods include non veg. I did not have sex before marriage. In my family no one having cancer. Is oral cancer common to all? Or people having these habits will affected? Kindly give me clear idea.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
oral cancer is not common to all.. factors like habits of smoking, drinking, tobacco chewing etc. increase the risk of cancer. .. do visit to a dentist regularly twice in a year for routine check up...if any signs of cancer is diagnosed, it can be cured at early stage easily. ..
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My sister is 9 years old. accidentally she swallowed a piece of chewing gum. Could it be a problem later?

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
There is nothing to panic about. It happens with many kids. Give her lots of water to drink n it'll pass in the stools.
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I have bubble in my mouth for 3 days, it is paining and I can't able to eat because while touching it was and pain. so what to so?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
It's called gingival abscess or periodontal abscess check the reason for that it may due to food impaction or tooth decay. If food impaction clean that area and apply ointment. If decay treat that tooth by root canal treatment.
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I have a bad tooth problem and my tooth is full of cavities it smel so bad i'm not able to eat chicken or other hard stuff what can be done with my entire tooth and how will it be cost me to have a good breath free tooth and white.

MDS
Dentist, Kota
cost of the treatment varies among cities, dentist experience, difficulty of treatment. yes after proper treatment you can eat most of the eatables.
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Hi As my wife has been been advised by dentists to take 3M ceramic self ligating braces. Need to know more about this and cost

MDS (Pediatric Dentist), BDS
Dentist, Mathura
For alighting the teeth and aesthetically good these braces and proper work achieve by this. Rate vary.
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Sir I am suffering from mouth ulcer since six month please give me to cure mouth ulcer.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
U may take a cap BNC DAILY, SUCK ON TAB BIFILAC Twice daily , local application of metrogyl gel,add fire to ur diet green veg n banana r good source, u may take isabagol husk two table spoon heap full at night , plenty of water . Stay away from stress n hurry , ladies normally during periods have more such problem
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