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Dr. Porkodi Ilango

BDS, MDS Endodontist

Dentist, Chennai

10 Years Experience  ·  at clinic
Dr. Porkodi Ilango BDS, MDS Endodontist Dentist, Chennai
10 Years Experience  ·  at clinic  ·  ₹ online
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Patient education , awareness about oral care and procedures being done. State of art sterilisation protocol & speciality treatment procedures. Guidance for maintaining good oral health. ...more
Patient education , awareness about oral care and procedures being done. State of art sterilisation protocol & speciality treatment procedures. Guidance for maintaining good oral health.
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Dr. Porkodi Ilango is an experienced Dentist in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. She has been a successful Dentist for the last 10 years. She studied and completed BDS, MDS Endodontist. You can consult Dr. Porkodi Ilango at Smile makers speciality dental care in Valasaravakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Porkodi Ilango on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Sri Ramachandra Dental College & Hospital - 2006
MDS Endodontist - Sri Ramachandra Dental College & Hospital - 2011
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Indian Endodontic Society

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Good after noon sir I am suffering from my teeth pain .I have made RCT BUT PROBLEM IS still remain. Pls suggest me any medicine or treatment.

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Good after noon sir I am suffering from my teeth pain .I have made RCT BUT PROBLEM IS still remain.
Pls suggest me an...
It can be due to caries or gum issues. If its caries you need to undergo a root canal procedure followed by cap on it. This procedure may require 5-7 visits to a dentist depending on the severity of the infection and caries. It may also involve intake of medication like antibiotics and painkiller during the treatment. Some times there can be underlying infection after root canal treatment. You might need to do a re-rootcanal if gum issues are there you need to get scaling and polishing done from a dentist. Also incorporate use of dental floss in your daily oral hygiene procedure see a dentist at your earliest.
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My tongue is scratchy and there is roughness for past few days. What is the reason? It happened never before in past. please prescribe me some suggestion or medicine.

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It is probably just vitamin B deficiency. Make sure there are no ulcer or whitish patch over tongue. Take any vitamin B supplements.

I have delivered twin girl babies last month. One of my twin baby (birth weight 1.8 kgs and now 2.4 kgs) brings out saliva/ milk through her nose even after burping or 2 hrs after feeding or in mid of her sleep. Her body becomes stiff And eyes becomes watery when this happens. Is this normal?

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I have delivered twin girl babies last month. One of my twin baby (birth weight 1.8 kgs and now 2.4 kgs) brings out s...
It is normal. increase burping time and slight sloping posture of head side raised may reduce regurgitation. get her checked for stiffness of body.
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I cant open my mouth because chewing tobacco. What I do to open my mouth properly.

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I cant open my mouth because chewing tobacco. What I do to open my mouth properly.
Habit cessation is must, and you should really be consulting a dentist asap as a through clinical examination is must for the same.
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I have a tooth pain since last monday so prescribed me a medicine which reduces my pain.

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I have a tooth pain since last monday so prescribed me a medicine which reduces my pain.
Hi, apply hommoeopathic medicine - plantago q/ few drops on cotton swab, place it on the affected tooth/ teeth and press it tightly, do it thrice a day. Orally, take mag. Phos. 6x/ after every 2 hours. Do visit a dentist for proper diagnosis, share the reports with me. In case possible, will help you in treating your problem. Home-remedies: -rub a few drops of clove oil or can even press 2-3 cloves in between the teeth on the affected tooth several times daily until the ache goes away. -rub a few drops on the affected tooth several times daily until the ache goes away. -apply a cool compress to outside of mouth or cheek. -mix 1 tsp of salt in a glass of warm water. Rinse your mouth with saltwater. Swirl it around in your mouth and spit it out. Make sure that you don't swallow. -soak a cotton ball in a mixture of a few drops of garlic clove oil and a small amount of olive oil, and apply the cotton ball to the area of pain.

My mouth is dry some times I am taking medicine for high BP & pulse rate as well. please tell me what can be done

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Dear , mouth dryness due to medication at your age is a common problem. Try sipping water as frequently as possible. Chew sugarless sour candies 4-5 times a day and avoid chewing gums. This will help you overcome your problem.

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Filling your stomach full before the Root Canal Treatmen (RCT) is surely a good idea because the process sometimes takes as long as 3 hours.
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I am not able to eat anything on my right lower jaw and my gum at the last is severely paining. Used some antibiotics but no use. Got x-ray and doctor told that the last tooth is covered half by that gum. Pls help me to get out of this.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
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I am not able to eat anything on my right lower jaw and my gum at the last is severely paining. Used some antibiotics...
If there is no space for the tooth to come out you have to remove it sogo for proper consultation and plan accordingly.
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My 11 years daughter defined an apical root cyst noted in right maxilla. Doctors of AMC advised to do RCT of 4 teeth. Now i want to know if i take her to chennai apollo, approximately how many days it will be take for the treatment and approx. Cost for it.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
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Go for it .It takes 3 visit maximum. Approximately 15 days. First visit .On day 1.Root canal Second visit on day 7.Root canal filling and surgery Third visit .Day 15.Suture removal

My teeth is bleeding what should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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My teeth is bleeding what should I do.
we need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.. 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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Sir from the last 5 years I having bad breath. I had digestion problem is it the reason? please help me to cure this sir.

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Sir from the last 5 years I having bad breath. I had digestion problem is it the reason? please help me to cure this ...
Kindly consult a gastroenterologist & a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. You may consult me in person too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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Hi I want to know about skin related issues and teeth related issues. From my mouth a type smell come out so how can I will able to remove for long life.

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Hi I want to know about skin related issues and teeth related issues. From my mouth a type smell come out so how can ...
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •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. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too.

Im 17 years old, I feel pain in the lower last tooth and the flesh attached to it. Only on one side. It pains whenever I chew food to that corner. Pls suggest some natural way to decrease it.

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Im 17 years old, I feel pain in the lower last tooth and the flesh attached to it. Only on one side. It pains wheneve...
It cud be infection related to your erupting wisdom tooth. Do warm saline rinses. And meet your nearby dentist.

Pain in wisdom teeth.Gums of front lower teeth sometimes feel like swelling. Cold water at normal temperature also gives pain in wisdom teeth.

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Dentist
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May be your wisdom tooth is decayed because of food lodgemnt and infection.So u have to consult dentist they will take xray to check the extent of decay and decide to get extracted or else.
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My teeth are yellow enough. What should I do?

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My teeth are yellow enough.
What should I do?
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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I am having my teeth problem. My teeth are paining whenever I eat or drink softdrinks and ice creams What would be the best way to get rid of.

MDS - Orthodontics
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I am having my teeth problem. My teeth are paining whenever I eat or drink softdrinks and ice creams
What would be th...
Hi. Their might be some caries in your teeth if the problem is in a particular part of your mouth. Otherwise it might be because of sensitivity. Use a thermoseal r paste which reduces sensitivity. But do show to your nearest dental specialist soon for a complete check up of your teeth,

Hello, I am 23, female. I was told that I have anosmia. I lost my sense of smell gradually from the age of 15 onwards. I have undergone ct scan, the doctor said there were little polyps and gave me spray duonase. I have undergone septoplasty with bilateral fess to treat septum deviation because the doctor thought that anosmia was due to this. It has not restored my smelling power. Please help.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
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Anosmia treatments if nasal congestion from a cold or allergy is the cause of anosmia, treatment is usually not needed, and the problem will get better on its own. Short-term use of over-the-counter decongestants may open up your nasal passages so that you can breathe easier. However, if the congestion gets worse or does not go away after a few days, see your doctor. You may have an infection and need antibiotics, or another medical condition may be to blame. If a polyp or growth is present, surgery may be needed to remove the obstruction and regain your sense of smell. If you suspect a medication is affecting your sense of smell, talk to your doctor and see if there are other treatment options available that won't affect your ability to smell. However, never stop taking a medication without first talking with your doctor. Sometimes a person will regain his or her sense of smell spontaneously. Unfortunately, anosmia is not always treatable, especially if age is the cause. But there are steps you can take to make living with the inability to smell more pleasant and safer. For example, put fire detectors and smoke alarms in your home and office and take extra care with leftovers. If you have any doubt about a food's safety, don't eat it. If you smoke, quit. Smoking can dull your senses, including your sense of smell.

I have sensitivity in my molars during the cold weather. I brush twice daily and I don't have any cavity. Please suggest me a remedy.

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Dentist
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I have sensitivity in my molars during the cold weather. I brush twice daily and I don't have any cavity. Please sugg...
this is a common aspect in winter season for sensitive teeth therefore u need to use a flouride content toothpaste
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My left canine tooth is crooked Is it possible to straighten it with braces? I am 26 Male. I am willing to get braces for other slightly crooked teeth too. Please help me.

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My left canine tooth is crooked Is it possible to straighten it with braces? I am 26 Male. I am willing to get braces...
Crooked teeth are correctable with orthodontic treatment, which usually consists of using dental braces to move your teeth back into the right position. There are several types of dental braces available today, with different colors and styles to match your personal tastes. Many adults are now choosing clear braces that blend in with the color of their teeth, helping to hide the fact that they're wearing dental braces at all! Dental braces aren't the only orthodontic treatment option. For mild forms of malocclusions, an orthodontic retainer may be all you need. Invisalign® has also become a popular way to correct crooked teeth -- Invisalign consists of a series of clear, removable aligners that straighten your teeth without the use of wires or brackets. For teeth that are crooked in the front, you may choose veneers. Unlike dental braces, porcelain veneers completely cover crooked teeth and are also ideal for correcting stained or chipped teeth.

I am 28 yrs old (female). My front teeth are not symmetric. Can I use braces now. How much time will it take for correction?

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I am 28 yrs old (female). My front teeth are not symmetric. Can I use braces now. How much time will it take for corr...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) 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. You may consult me in person. 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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