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Dr. Poornima Srikanth

MDS

Dentist, Chennai

16 Years Experience
Dr. Poornima Srikanth MDS Dentist, Chennai
16 Years Experience
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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 Srikanth is a trusted Dentist in Deepam Hospital, Chennai. She has been a practicing Dentist for 16 years. She has done MDS . She is currently practising at Smile Solutions The Dental Clinic in Deepam Hospital, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Poornima Srikanth and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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MDS - Chennai University - 2001
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I got ulcer below my tongue. Taking roseday tablet for the past one month. Pls Prescribe tab/ home remedies to treat my tongue ulcer.

BDS
Dentist, Thane
I got ulcer below my tongue. Taking roseday tablet for the past one month. Pls Prescribe tab/ home remedies to treat ...
Hi Lybrate-user, There are many causes of mouth ulcers which may be - -stress in the body -excess heat - a sharp tooth edge causing injury leading to ulcer -nutritional problems, such as vitamin b 12 deficiency - iron & or folic acid deficiency Treatment remedies for mouth ulcers :- -drink 2-3 liters water per day - avoid hot & spicy foods - take good nutritional foods -reduce stress by stress relieving activities of your choice -you can take b -complex capsules (e. G. Becosules capsule) once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery -apply mouth ulcer gel (e.g. ANABEL -CT / DENTOGEL / DOLOGEL) over affected area It is always advisible to consult a dentist or physician and getting root cause of ulcer checked before jumping to any treatment remedies. Regards
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I am suffering from pain full mouth ulcer from last few years. Kindly suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am suffering from pain full mouth ulcer from last few years. Kindly suggest me.
The exact cause of most mouth ulcers is unknown. Stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple mouth ulcers. Certain foods, including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as lemons, oranges, pineapples, apples, figs, tomatoes and strawberries), can trigger a mouth ulcer or make the problem worse. Sometimes a sharp tooth surface or dental appliance, such as braces or ill-fitting dentures, might also trigger mouth ulcers. The exact cause of most mouth ulcers is unknown. Stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple mouth ulcers. Certain foods, including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as lemons, oranges, pineapples, apples, figs, tomatoes and strawberries), can trigger a mouth ulcer or make the problem worse. Sometimes a sharp tooth surface or dental appliance, such as braces or ill-fitting dentures, might also trigger mouth ulcers. Some cases of complex mouth ulcers are caused by an underlying health condition, such as an impaired immune system; nutritional problems, such as vitamin b12, zinc, folic acid, or iron deficiency and gastrointestinal tract disease, such as coeliac disease and crohn's disease. Avoiding foods that irritate your mouth, including acidic or spicy foods avoiding irritation from gum chewing brushing with a soft-bristled brush after meals and flossing daily, which will keep your mouth free of foods that might trigger a sore. Avoid smoking, tobacco chewing. Seek medical advice about mouth ulcers if you have: unusually large sores sores that are spreading sores that last three weeks or longer intolerable pain despite avoiding trigger foods and taking over-the-counter pain medication difficulty drinking enough fluids a high fever with the appearance of the mouth ulcer. Take becosules for 10days daily once (one cap) apply dologel on the affected area. Gargle with betadine mouth gargle.
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Sir, I am filling sensitivity in my teeth from five to seven days when I am eating the food. So what I needs to good comfortable?

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Sir, I am filling sensitivity in my teeth from five to seven days when I am eating the food. So what I needs to good ...
Salt is one of the fundamental dental cleansing agents that has been used for ages. It helps replenish lost mineral content in the teeth and helps revive their white color. You can use common salt regularly each morning as a tooth powder instead of toothpaste. Another option is to mix common salt with charcoal and brush your teeth with it regularly. You can also mix common salt with baking soda and gently rub it on your teeth.
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Hi sir, am 26 years male having my teeth color yellowish, I would like to have shiny teeth having white color what I should have to do? advice me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi sir, am 26 years male having my teeth color yellowish, I would like to have shiny teeth having white color what I ...
Cause of discoloration – Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. You may need deep cleaning, polishing along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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Hi, I want replantation of my 4 front teeth, please can you let me know the expected cost and the time taken for the same.

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
Cost varies based on fixed or removable options. Overall teeth health with gum condition is important. As also remaining bone. Cost and time etc will depend on the complexity of your case.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Waterjets are a good way of getting the plaque removed from the mouth, along with daily brushing.

Sir, my aunt's gums are inflamed. Please sir can you tell me what should I do. Can you please tell me the treatment.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Sir, my aunt's gums are inflamed. Please sir can you tell me what should I do. Can you please tell me the treatment.
Inflammation can be brought down by scaling of teeth. But before that thorough examination by dentist is necessary.
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I am brushing twice a day but my teeth was looking yellow colour soo doctor you can do anything suggestion for me.

MDS - Orthodontics, LASERS, BOTOX AND DERMAL FILLERS
Dentist, Lucknow
I am brushing twice a day but my teeth was looking yellow colour soo doctor you can do anything suggestion for me.
Yellow teeth can very much be made white. It is very simple and easy- we have now techonology where we can do single sitting laser bleaching to venners on the teeth. Veneer procedure are least invasive and the whole procedure can be done in just two appointments.
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My teeth is solidly yellow. Please tell me what type brush, tooth pest or pest I will use or what I do for my teeth glow white and my life fulfilled with happiness?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
My teeth is solidly yellow. Please tell me what type brush, tooth pest or pest I will use or what I do for my teeth g...
Brush your teeth twice with Xtar toothpaste from ICPA pharmaceuticals ,avoid excessive intake of tea or alcohol.
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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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Sir I am not getting food from 4 day because of my tongue redness and ima not sleeping whel.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I am not getting food from 4 day because of my tongue redness and ima not sleeping whel.
Increase dietary intake of vitamin B, folic acid, iron and use of vitamin supplements etc under medical supervision if blood tests confirm low concentrations • institute topical antifungal therapy if fungal plaques noticed Mouth sores are common and rarely Cause complications. Most go away in about a week, but it’s important to monitor any mouth sores you develop. If you are concerned, or if the sore doesn’t seem to be healing, contact your dentist.
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My father is aged 58 and is diabetic. He recently got a dental checkup n the doctor advised him for implants after looking at the x-ray. I am still doubtful if the procedure is beneficial in case of a diabetic patient. Please help.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Jamshedpur
My father is aged 58 and is diabetic. He recently got a dental checkup n the doctor advised him for implants after lo...
Dental implant can be placed in a patient with diabetes but with utmost care and precautions. The patient must be under medication and the glucose level should not exceed the upper limit. Also post implant placement care such as oral hygiene should be maintained.
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Dear sir/ mam I am suffering from my teeth. I feel sensitivity when we take water. Also there is a whole in between the teeth. Please suggest me. Thanks with regards.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Dear sir/ mam
I am suffering from my teeth. I feel sensitivity when we take water. Also there is a whole in between t...
This could b either due to sensitivity due to loss of enamel surface or due to decay of tooth. Tooth decay can b treated by filling of tooth or by rct n capping of the decay is deep. Sensitivity can b reduced by using desensitizing toothpaste such as senquelf or sensodyne toothpaste by rubbing some amount of toothpaste onto your tooth surface n wait till 5 mins before rinsing it off. Get your teeth evaluated by dentist to know the cause of your problem n get treated accordingly. Regsrds.
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Am 26 years old man. Am facing a problem in teeth. It gives me uncomfortable feeling ad a hole in my teeth. I think it needs to be cure with root canal treatment. Suggesting any home remedies for faster relief.

BDS
Dentist, Amritsar
Am 26 years old man. Am facing a problem in teeth. It gives me uncomfortable feeling ad a hole in my teeth. I think i...
There is no such thing called home remedy for teeth. Root canal is a proper cleaning of your teeth which includes removing of pulp, nerves, blood vessels along with bacteria. I prefer you to visit a naer by dentist and allow him to fix that. Thankyou.
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I have undergone a root canal treatment two years before but I didn't completed the treatment fully. I have fill one more coating into tat teeth. I don't have any pain till now. Wat I have to do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have undergone a root canal treatment two years before but I didn't completed the treatment fully. I have fill one ...
Root canal teeth are also more brittle, and generally rct-treated teeth need a crown after a root canal so the tooth will not break.
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BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Delhi
9. Brush your teeth just before you go to bed and before you have anything to eat or drink at breakfast.
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MDS
Dentist, Nellore
Sugary foods should be consumed in limited quantities as the bacteria in dental plaque changes them into acids.
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Hello. I have a major issue with my mouth and gums. Despite of brushing properly I continuously suffer from bad smell from my mouth. Wat are its causes how cn it b cured? Also my son age 12 years suffers from the same problem. please assjst us. Also I am a thyroid patient.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hello. I have a major issue with my mouth and gums. Despite of brushing properly I continuously suffer from bad smell...
Hello, bad smell from mouth could be because of deposits or food lodgement between teeth. Visit a dentist and get your scaling and polishing done. It could also be because of cold, acidity, stomach problems, not drinking enough water, not eating or fasting for long intervals. Brush twice daily, floss regularly. You can avoid it by rinsing after every 1-2 hours.
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