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Dr. Porkodi

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Porkodi Dentist, Chennai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Porkodi is a renowned Dentist in Royapettah, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Porkodi personally at Cranio Facial Clinic (P) Ltd in Royapettah, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Porkodi on Lybrate.com.

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I brushed my teeth very hard and now my gums are bleeding. Is it normal or should I consult a doctor. I also have mann cavities.

BDS
Dentist, Sirsa
I brushed my teeth very hard and now my gums are bleeding. Is it normal or should I consult a doctor. I also have man...
Hello dear, it seems you are facing problem of bleeding gums, it is not necessary that you have bleeding gums due to rashly done brushing but your gums may be swollen and your teeth may need scaling. Sometimes while doing brushing quickly or harshly the bristles of brush may cause injury to gingiva which may cause bleeding. As you told that you have many cavities certainly some of your tooth may be broken and may cause bleeding.
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I am 19 years old. I am having ulcers problem because of which I am not able to drink or eat anything. Would you please help me?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Apply ulcer gel two to three times aday for seven days. Multivitamin b capsule tablet once a day for seven days.
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Hello. I am vinay goel and 22 yrs old. My teeth is little outside and I want braces on it. I try 2 dentist 1. Tell that it is a 1 hr procedure and take 8 or 9 months for this and in rs 18000. But 2. Tell that it is 10 mint procedure and take 2yrs for this. Then which dentist is right? And there is a pain in this procedure?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology
Dentist, Nagpur
Hello. I am vinay goel and 22 yrs old. My teeth is little outside and I want braces on it. I try 2 dentist 1. Tell th...
Dear lybrate-user. Tooth has natural tendancy to go back to their place. So treatment will be completed in one and half year. For next 6 months you have to wear retainer plates to maintain the treatment out come. So total duration 2 years. You can also ask your dentist for esthetic braces if you are concerned. Those are slightly costlier than regular one. Regards.
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I am from Pune. I am looking for a dental consultation. My front teeth are crossed and thats why it affect when I talk. I want to know about that the permanent teeth clip will helpful or removable clip. And how much they cost for treatment and for how many days it required to back in shape.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I am from Pune. I am looking for a dental consultation. My front teeth are crossed and thats why it affect when I tal...
Removable braces (clip) can do only minor dental movements. Teeth rotations n major tooth movements can best b achieved with fixed braces n would require about 14-18 months fr completion. Cost depends upon the dentist n location of clinic. Fixed braces costs 18000 inr onwards.
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I'm decided to wear braces for teeth but my dentist want to remove two upper teeth and two lower teeth There will be any effect in future Like my teeth may become weak or loose please tell me does it effects me in future.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I'm decided to wear braces for teeth but my dentist want to remove two upper teeth and two lower teeth There will be ...
Hi. Generally there is no side effecct as such but health of gums and bone condition has to be seen before starting the treatment, failing to do so can lead to weekning of gums and teeth in coming future.
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I faced with several injury on a upper limp of mouth! My skin bulged? Do you have any remedy for my problem?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir please visit a dentist. You need an examination of the area. If there is no cut or other injury and just swelling then most probably it will become alright with medication.
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MDS, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Dairy products, soft breads, softer grains, sea food and soft meat, soft cooked vegetables and many more are braces friendly foods i.e. which can be eaten without any difficulty even when one is undertaking the orthodontic treatment.

Habits which can destroy your smile!

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Habits which can destroy your smile!

1. Not flossing
Brushing your teeth twice a day is important, but many patients don't realize that flossing at least once a day is just as critical to achieving - and maintaining - a healthy smile. Flossing removes the cavity-causing bacteria left behind from food particles that get stuck between teeth.

2. Brushing too soon after eating
Consuming acidic foods and beverages, such as sports and energy drinks, citrus fruits, wine, and tomatoes, can erode tooth enamel - the glossy outer layer of the tooth. Brushing your teeth too soon after eating and drinking these items can cause more damage because you are essentially brushing the acid into the teeth, not getting rid of it. Instead, you should rinse your mouth with water after consuming acidic foods and beverages and wait at least 30 minutes before brushing your pearly whites!

3. Not replacing your toothbrush often enough
Not only are old toothbrushes ineffective, but they also harbor harmful bacteria that can cause infections. Toothbrushes should be changed every three to four months.

4. Excessively bleaching your teeth
Overzealous bleaching can cause your teeth to look unnaturally white and increase tooth sensitivity. Before using an at-home bleaching product, talk to your dentist.

5. Using a hard-bristled toothbrush
A hard-bristled toothbrush coupled with an aggressive brushing technique can cause irreversible damage to your gums. Use a soft toothbrush and gently brush your teeth at a 45-degree angle, in a circular motion. Using a back-and-forth, the sawing motion causes the gums to recede, and can expose the root of the tooth, making teeth extremely sensitive.

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I have Gingivitis and I get unfit for this in army during medical verification. So give me some helpful tips to cure this in between 20 days.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have Gingivitis and I get unfit for this in army during medical verification. So give me some helpful tips to cure ...
Gingivitis is the earliest form of gum disease that can resolve with good oral hygiene. Your dentist will evaluate your mouth during a dental cleaning appointment and removes any plaque and tartar that is building up on your teeth. When a person has gingivitis, the goal is to rid the gums of inflammation and restore them to a healthy pink color. Although you have been brushing your teeth for decades, the correct technique is most important. Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and place it at a 45-degree angle against your gum line and massage the gums in a back and forth motion. Then, move the brush up and down and back and forth motion using short strokes to clean the outer and inner surfaces of your teeth and the chewing surfaces too. Be gentle with brushing. Spend at least two minutes brushing and replace your toothbrush when you see the bristles becoming frayed. Don't forget to rinse using warm water with salt. Vitamin c makes wounds heal faster. It may not cure the gingivitis itself, but this supplement will help bleeding gums to resolve.
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I have bad breath problem. I have tried two time brush, tongue clean, listerine mouthwash but problem is persist. Kindly advice.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
I have bad breath problem. I have tried two time brush, tongue clean, listerine mouthwash but problem is persist. Kin...
Bad breath is associated with periodontal problem. It seems you might be having periodontal problem. C/as pyorrhea. You need to get rid of it. It needs aggressive therapy. You need to make a habit of rinsing your mouth everytime you eat something and brush regularly (once in the morning before meals and once at night after dinner, add a mouthwash for better oral hygiene. If the problem persist, it would be better to consult a dentist personally for a more appropriate diagnosis. And accordingly the treatment can be tailored as per your diagnosis.
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My wisdom tooth is growing due to which lower jaw part has swelled a bit also its paining inside and I cannot have food properly kindly suggest any medicine.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
My wisdom tooth is growing due to which lower jaw part has swelled a bit also its paining inside and I cannot have fo...
No medicine is going to help you. Please get your teeth surgically removed from an oral and maxillofacial surgeon.
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My mouth smell alot at any point of time I brush them daily and have lots of water to still the same is there any suggestions to control it or to vanish this problem bcz every time I can not cary the mint or sprays for this?

BDS
Dentist, Rewari
Foul breath due to caries I teeth or bleeding of gums or constipation or acidity check the reason and get treated.
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Their is bleeding in my teeth and very bad smell from mouth please tell me which toothpaste should I use and what else should I do.

BDS
Dentist, North Goa
Their is bleeding in my teeth and very bad smell from mouth please tell me which toothpaste should I use and what els...
Hi, it seems you have inflamed gums. Advisable to get your teeth scaled/cleaned by a dentist every 4 months. That usually reduces the problem. Get well soon.
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Hi sir after eating anything after an hour some kind of smell start from my mouth can you let me know why is that.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi sir after eating anything after an hour some kind of smell start from my mouth can you let me know why is that.
Clean your mouth after every meal especially in between the teeth use interdental brush use hexidine mouth wash.
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I have a broken tooth. Severe pain occurs sometimes. I also don't want to uproot my tooth please give suggestion.

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have a broken tooth. Severe pain occurs sometimes. I also don't want to uproot my tooth please give suggestion.
Hello from what you have mentioned in your question, it is obvious that your tooth has suffered some form of trauma. The fact that you have suffered episodes of severe pain suggests that the root and adjacent tissue may have got infected. Normally a problem of such nature can be overcome by undergoing root canal treatment (rct). Please visit a dentist who after doing a thorough clinical and radiographic (x ray) examination will inform you about the various options available. If the tooth can be saved I am sure your dentist will do everything possible to salvage it. All the best.
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I am 21 years old. I have throat irritation while eating food and I had ulcer problem before 2 month and now am not following any tablet for ulcer. So please provide me a solution.

MS - ENT, MBBS
Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) Specialist, Hyderabad
I am 21 years old. I have throat irritation while eating food and I had ulcer problem before 2 month and now am not f...
The condition of yours is called gastro esophageal reflux disorder (gerd). You may try some lifestyle changes like below: 1. Avoid liquid diet for dinner 2. Donot drink any liquids before going to sleep. 3. Avoid spicy food 4. Maintain 30 degrees head end elevation of the bed. 5. Maintain a gap of atleast 2 hours between dinner and sleep time. 6. Avoid forceful cleaning of your throat in the morning. If your problem did not get over by above lifestyle changes. Please consult gastroenterologist and get ugi endoscopy done to rule out any other problems.
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Dear sir, I had recently undergone wisdom tooth extraction and was advised amoxycillin 625 for few days after that I am having mouth ulcers have taken b casolues but not benefitted from it please advise as my condition has agravated.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Amoxycillin can cause mouth ulceration in some patients. In addition to becasule capsules you can apply any anesthetic gel 3 to 4 times a day to get immediate relief from ulcer pain.
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My teeth have gap. What do I for closing its gap? Its gap increasing day by day. What would I do for this? I gonna be sad. It effect my future. My mother is also become dad becoz of this. please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth have gap. What do I for closing its gap? Its gap increasing day by day. What would I do for this? I gonna be...
Kindly consult an orthodontist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist.
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I am 21 years, I suffering headache and cold, I used lot of medicines but it was not get reduced, and also suffering from mouth ulcers.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 21 years, I suffering headache and cold, I used lot of medicines but it was not get reduced, and also suffering ...
for mouth ulcers apply ulcer gel two to three times a day ...for one week and take multi vitamin capsules once a day for seven days...
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