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Dr. Poornima Ravi

Dentist, Chennai

150 at clinic
Dr. Poornima Ravi Dentist, Chennai
150 at clinic
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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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Dental problem I have very yellow teeth. I dont like the colour I went to dentist, he said my colour of teeth is only yellow. How can this be even possible? What should i do to get whitter teeth?

Oral Implantologist (New York University), Advanced Aesthetic Oral & Dental Surgeon. BDS (India)
Dentist, Mumbai
Hii, There can be multiple reasons on why tooth colour is yellow ranging from heredity to medicine related & at times even because of mineral content in the water that we drink. We need to focus on the problem now rather than pondering over the reason. You can go in for bleaching or veneers. Bleaching will be comparatively cheaper than veneers but the whiteness attained will be temporary which will fade away in few months depending on the type of coloured food you eat & your oral hygiene habits. On the other hand veneers will be expensive comparatively but will improve your over all smile completely. Not only the colour of your tooth will become whiter but also any gaps or shape of your teeth can be changed to enhance your smile. These changes will be permanent.
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I am 35 years old, my teeth is getting yellowish and the nicotine spot is also there, what should I do? Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I am 35 years old, my teeth is getting yellowish and the nicotine spot is also there, what should I do? Please help me.
Kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. Also discontinue the habit of taking nicotine in any form.
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I have having severe teeth pain. Which pain killer to take?

BDS
Dentist,
Don't be a doctor yourself. Get a dental checkup done to find the reason for your pain. Meanwhile you can take enzoflam for your pain.
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My mouth smells very dirty all the time. My teeth are yellow always. What should I do to overcome this?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My mouth smells very dirty all the time. My teeth are yellow always. What should I do to overcome this?
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: - practice good oral hygiene. - Brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. - 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. - 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. - Drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. - Chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
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I am having toothache problem. I dono whether it is due to sensitiveness or another. But not often, it will pain when eating snacks especially crispy items. And also often the food particles gets sticked in my teeth for which I eat badam and pista daily morning. It will sticked inside tooth and will irritate me a lot. Even I could not take that out till evening. Kindly say some solution for these problems.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am having toothache problem. I dono whether it is due to sensitiveness or another. But not often, it will pain when...
The type of treatment you have for toothache /sensitivity/swelling will depend on the cause of the pain, so your dentist will examine your mouth and may carry out an X-ray to try to identify the problem. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling is caused by a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection. •If your toothache / sensitivity/swelling can't be treated using these methods, or if your tooth is impacted (wedged between another tooth and your jaw), it may need to be removed.
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Sir my dad is suffering from toothache and swelling. What is the best ayurvedic medicine for him?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Sir my dad is suffering from toothache and swelling. What is the best ayurvedic medicine for him?
it looks like infection due to decay on tooth. . he need to go for root canal treatment to save that tooth and to reduce the swelling. visit to a dentist for examination and proper treatment. .
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Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
Since teeth cleaning is as important for children as for adults, they should use a toothbrush which has a small round head and soft bristles. It helps in cleaning their milk teeth thoroughly.
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My son is 3 years 7 months, his last tooth is paining him alot, is there any medicine to relief the pain.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My son is 3 years 7 months, his last tooth is paining him alot, is there any medicine to relief the pain.
You can use sensitive tooth paste over the tooth paining/ him .rinse after three to five minutes or else give him 5 ml crocin syrup.
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BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Few tips to maintain oral hygiene:
1. Brush twice daily, especially at night
2. Rinse thoroughly after every meal
3. Clean your tongue also as you clean your teeth
4. Try flossing
5. Use special mouthwash
6. Have more of green veggies
7. Green tea. Its a very good anti oxidant.
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My friend is having toothache in the left lower area possibly (5-6-7) tooth around. X ray has been done and the doctors are suggetsting that everything is normal. The pain refuses to subside. Pain killers have been given but pain resurfaces with no medication. Please guide and help. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Noida
My friend is having toothache in the left lower area possibly (5-6-7) tooth around. X ray has been done and the docto...
Has x-ray for last tooth, the wisdom tooth being taken for the left side, tooth no 38. Without looking at the x-rays, it is very difficult to access the clinical situation though. If the tooth no 38 is impacted, then it can induce pressure which can again cause pain. Also if possible, then you can send a copy of the x-rays over to us for evaluation. Good luck.
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Hello doctors. My friend troubled with halitosis problem please do help.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath (halitosis), like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. You can come for a consultation (free of cost) in our clinic.
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I have lost my back tooth and because of that my front teeth are worn out to nerves and I need few teeth implants and front teeth sorted or implants can you help and rough estimate how much it will cost and do you have accommodation facilities as I will be travelling from UK

MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I have lost my back tooth and because of that my front teeth are worn out to nerves and  I need few teeth implants an...
Hello from what you have mentioned it's very clear that you need to go for few implants. Implant costs anywhere between 24k to 30k per implant for standard quality implants. Any prosthetic work like crowns placed over it starts from 4k to 12k depending on the type of replacement done. A
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I am 50 years old female having bone loss in my gum (measuring 4 to 5 according to periodontist) what is the best treatment for this problem. Do I need flap surgery for this? is there any alternate treatment for this.

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Madam your diabetic so need to be carefully checked before doing the flap treatment another aspect is flao syrgery is done in cases of angular bone loss. If you can post your full mouth xray than I can tell whether flap needed are not.
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I have plaque on my teeth, I brush twice but this plaque remains after brush. Please suggest any treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
I have plaque on my teeth, I brush twice but this plaque remains after brush. Please suggest any treatment.
That's calcified plaque also called as calculus in medical terms. Calculus cannot be cleaned by tooth brush. It needs professional cleaning (complete ultrasonic scaling) to be done for removal.
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Sir, I am 27 years old male. My problem is since childhood I have a dental problem. I have cavities on some teeth. When one teeth is completely destroyed then its occur in another teeth. I brush up my teeth twice daily. Doctors please kindly suggest me what I have to do to protect my good teeth from these problem & what I have to do to make stronger my teeth. Thanks in advance doctors & waiting yours valuable suggestion.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Sir, I am 27 years old male. My problem is since childhood I have a dental problem. I have cavities on some teeth. Wh...
Lybrate-user having dental problem since childhood. Cavities in tooth and one teeth destroyed completely. See dental surgeon for checkup and treatment. Decayed tooth needs removal and other can be restored by filling. The best way to get rid of tooth problem & improve oral health is to follow a thorough dental hygiene routine which includes brushing your teeth twice a day mouthwashes help-use an antimicrobial rinse to help keep bacteria at bay. 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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Age is 39 and all my teeth are weak and all chewing teeth from both side i have eliminated .Facing tremendous problem in eating please help me out ?

BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Hello, You may go ahead with dental implant supported prosthesis or removable partial denture. Thank you
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I am getting mouth ulcers, which medicine do I need to take in order to get rid myself of these in less time. Help me out.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
I am getting mouth ulcers, which medicine do I need to take in order to get rid myself of these in less time. Help me...
Mouth ulcers can come if the patient is having stress, lack of vitamins, any injury, having hot or spicy food. It may also come if you have stomach problems like acid regurgitaion. Kindly meet the dentist and he may advice relief. Eating healthy food will relieve you of the problem.
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