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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 am 21 year old I have gap problem in front of my two teeth please give a solution.

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
I am 21 year old I have gap problem in front  of my two teeth please give a solution.
Gap may be due to frenum, soft tissue hanging behind upper lip. Get frenum removed then if gap is small 2-4mm composite build up will do. If it's a large gap then orthodontic closure is recommended.
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I have severe tooth pain last 4 days. I am taking tablets. But it not curing. All are saying, surely teeth will remove . But I am fearing.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
I have severe tooth pain last 4 days. I am taking tablets. But it not curing. All are saying, surely teeth will remov...
Hello, dont worry dental extractions are nt painful now a days. Simple procedure. Dental pain could be related to dental caries or gums problem. In most of the cases decay/cavity causes tooth ache which can be eliminated by simple restoration/fillings. If the tooth is not restorable then it got to be extracted. Please visit your nearest dentist for proper check up done. Thank you.
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I suffer from acne problem and also my mouth smells a lot what should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I suffer from acne problem and also my mouth smells a lot what should I do?
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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I am suffering with tooth ache , what can i do?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
I am suffering with tooth ache , what can i do?
Pain in tooth can be due to caries, abcess, gum disease. So you need to be investigated and diagnosed. Then the treatment can be decided. Take ketorol dt 2 tabs dissolved in half cup of water for temporary relief from pain.
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BDS
Dentist, Ramanathapuram
Gently cleaning between the braces with a wire brush is very necessary to keep the mouth and teeth freee from plaque, especially during the orthodontic treatment.
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Dentist, Ghaziabad
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Sugary foods and drinks at meal times can reduce the teeth from spoiling.

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I am 21 year old and I always have pain in my teeth how to solve this ?

BDS
Dentist,
I am 21 year old and I always have pain in my teeth how to solve this ?
You might have a cavity on your teeth. Which might be deep. Kindly get an xray done at the dentists clinic and take treatment/ medications accordingly.
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Hi, I'm 25 years old for last 4 days I'm suffering with mouth ulcer what i have to do please let me know.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi, I'm 25 years old for last 4 days I'm suffering with mouth ulcer what i  have to do please let me know.
Cap bnc one a day local application of metrogyl gel suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water take fibrous food.
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I have red tooth for 4 day ? What should i do?

CERTIFIED ORAL IMPLANTOLOGIST, NON-RESIDENT J.R. IN DEPTT. OF ORTHODONTICS, BDS
Dentist,
I have red tooth for 4 day ? What should i do?
Tooth staining is due to external and internal causes. External can be due to tea, coffee, ghutka, paan masala. We have to fnd the reason to eradicate the problem.
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Want to now about about teeth problem my teeth r very much yellow please give solution.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Want to now about about teeth problem my teeth r very much yellow please give solution.
You are having yellow teeth . Visit dental surgeon for cleaning stains and scaling .. take cap becosules once a day . use colgate-white tooth paste maintain good oral hygiene with listerine mouthwash.
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I m 30 year old boy. My four upper teeth is outside. Is it possible to come own natural position? And how much cost will charge for that.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist,
I m 30 year old boy. My four upper teeth is outside. Is it possible to come own natural position? And how much cost w...
Hello lybrate-user, yes it is very well possible to bring those teeth back into its position provided we have adequate space. Now creating a space for moving teeth is a tried and tested method, one of them is by removing the premolar teeth on either side. After which the orthodontist fixes brackets on your teeth and with help of a wire moves teeth into position. You may have to visit an orthodontist for knowing how much time would it take to complete the treatment.
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I am 50 years age andam having sensitivity in my left side upper part teeth I am using thermoseal tooth paste from last 6 months but not working what shall I do.

MDS
Dentist, Lucknow
Dear, if u are using thermoseal since 6 months and it is not giving you any relief then there are little chances of root exposure due to gum disease but other problems like caries or attrition wasting of tooth can be possibilities. U should now get a professional examination done by a dentist for the management of your problem. Thanks n healing regards.
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How to keep teeth clean and comfortable with the same time as a result of the most important thing is that the only thing I can do it for the first time in the morning and I will be a good time to time and money to pay for the first time in.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How to keep teeth clean and comfortable with the same time as a result of the most important thing is that the only t...
We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months.
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I am 22 years old. My problem is my teeth pain. I have suffer form tomorrow site teeth pain. Suggest me some home medits?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 22 years old. My problem is my teeth pain. I have suffer form tomorrow site teeth pain. Suggest me some home med...
The type of treatment you have for toothache 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 is caused by tooth decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If your toothache 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 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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There is a small flesh has occurred within my mouth. Its not curing after since 2weeks. I want to know what is it? Is it harmful?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
There is a small flesh has occurred within my mouth. Its not curing after since 2weeks. I want to know what is it? Is...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment.
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If I want to be free from cavity what shall I do?

MDS Endodontist
Dentist,
If I want to be free from cavity what shall I do?
1. Brush properly (twice a day), 2. Floss daily (atleast before sleeing at night) 3. Avoid eating sugary things too much and too often, 4. Get your teeth scaled and polished every 6 month.
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Hi I am 18 years old man I have one problem. My problem is there is continuously bleeding from my gums in time of brushing. please Give me reply to solve this problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi I am 18 years old man I have one problem. My problem is there is continuously bleeding from my gums in time of bru...
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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gum disease can be prevented

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
gum disease can be prevented
Prevention starts with good dental care habits. Brush your teeth at least twice a day and floss once a day. Flossing reaches the places the toothbrush can’t, about one-third of the tooth surface. Practice good overall health habits. Eating a well balanced diet and quitting smoking improves your overall health and your oral health. A professional cleaning done in the dental office is the only effective way to remove the hardened tarter that leads to gum disease. Also one of the things your dentist looks for during an examination is any sign of gum disease.
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I am suffering from osmf because I was taking gutkha and occasional cigarettes for 8 years now I left everything for good from 4th July 2015. But I get blood in my saliva sometimes if I talk too much for the whole day in my school and private tuitions I am taking colostrum capsules. Dentist and oncologist said not a concern because my oral health is superb. What is the problem?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am suffering from osmf because I was taking gutkha and occasional cigarettes for 8 years now I left everything for ...
Dear lybrate user, good to know that you've quit the habit. Add a pich of salt to a glass of lukewarm water and rinse your mouth three times daily. Brush gently twice daily with a soft toothbrush to maintain good oral hygiene. Get yourself monitored regularly. Avoid eating heavily fried, extremely hot and spicy food. Consume lots of fluids, water and fruits. Establish a healthy routine by taking out time to exercise and try to stay stress-free. Too much workload is harmful.
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