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Dr. Prabhavathi

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Prabhavathi Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Prabhavathi is a trusted Dentist in K K Nagar, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Prabhavathi personally at Chennai Smiles in K K Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prabhavathi on Lybrate.com.

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How can I clean my teeth. My teeth yellow.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
How can I clean my teeth. My teeth yellow.
Get your teeth clean by the dentist and also the bleaching treatment if require by that treatment you will get good white teeth
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What are the remedies for tooth decay? How we can prevent it? Whether there is any home ingredient to avoid it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
What are the remedies for tooth decay? How we can prevent it? Whether there is any home ingredient to avoid it?
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. 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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I am having cold and fluctuating fever along with sensation in teeth since last week. What should I do? Please help me.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
I am having cold and fluctuating fever along with sensation in teeth since last week. What should I do? Please help me.
There are several things you can do to prevent a cold—they are all easy and inexpensive and worth the effort. Wash your hands often-with soap and warm water.The germs stick to the soap and get washed down the drain. Always wash your hands after coughing or sneezing into your hands, blowing your nose, after touching someone who is sick, or when using public restrooms or telephones. Cover Your Mouth and Nose When You Sneeze or Cough- Clean your hands every time you cough or sneeze. Avoid Touching Your Eyes, Nose, or Mouth-Germs are often spread when a person touches a contaminated surface and then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. Stay Home When You’re Sick-Get plenty of sleep, be physically active, don’t smoke, manage stress, drink plenty of fluids, and eat nutritious food so you can fend off viruses. Take healthy balanced diet...like boiled eggs.daily in breakfast .. Avoid people who have a cold or cold symptoms. Routinely clean and disinfect common areas of your home. Treatment:There is a gradual 1-3 day onset of symptoms. It often starts out as a sore throat, then a fever and coughing. As the cold progresses, the nasal mucus may thicken which is the last stage before the cold dries up. A cold usually lasts for a week or two. But, taking good care of yourself at home can relieve symptoms and help prevent complications if you are otherwise healthy. Unless you develop complications, you shouldn’t need medical treatment. Complications include bacterial infections of the ears, throat, sinuses or lungs which must be treated with antibiotics. In general you should: • get plenty of rest so your body can use its energy to fight the cold • staying at home will keep you from spreading germs • drink plenty of liquids like herbal tea or hot broth/vegetable/tomato soups. Avoid foods or drinks with caffeine which can keep you from getting enough sleep Runny Nose and Sneezing- if you have post nasal drip, gargle to keep from getting a sore throat. Drink extra fluids. (avoid sugary and high calorie drinks) Use saline nasal sprays or nasal irrigation • Tablet Nasorest-P once/twice daily may reduce the amount of mucous. • Humidify the rooms you are in most or your whole house if possible. • Do steam inhalation once or twice daily Cough-Coughing is how your body gets rid of debris and mucus from the airways during a viral infection. Unless your cough is severe or is keeping you from resting at night, it is better not to treat it. A severe cough can be treated with a cough syp, but don’t try to completely stop the cough. There are two types of coughs. Productive and non-productive or dry cough. Non-productive, dry cough. A dry, hacking cough may develop near the end of a cold. Dry coughs that follow viral colds are often worse at night and can last up to several weeks. Take syrup Alex-D for a dry cough. Cough drops can sooth an irritated throat, but most don’t affect the cough. Productive cough. A productive cough is one that brings up mucus from the back of the throat or the lungs. Productive coughs should not be suppressed to the point they no longer bring up mucus. Use syrup Alex. Drink lots of water if you have a productive cough. Head and Body Aches- Take tablet dolo-650 mg for fever once or twice daily
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I have gums pain frm last 3 days?

CERTIFIED ORAL IMPLANTOLOGIST, NON-RESIDENT J.R. IN DEPTT. OF ORTHODONTICS, BDS
Dentist,
Are you sure its gum pain and not tooth pain. It may be due to swollen gums i. E. Abscess in that region. Please visit adentist and ask for the solution.
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Bleeding in my gums what can I do?

BDS
Dentist,
Bleeding in my gums what can I do?
few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - 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 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.
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I am24 years old and my body is very pain and my teeth is yellow and I have very charvi and I am live in very tension.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am24 years old and my body is very pain and my teeth is yellow and I have very charvi and I am live in very tension.
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. 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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Home Remedies for Teeth Whitening

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Home Remedies for Teeth Whitening

Home remedies for teeth whitening

    Strawberries consumed once a day in a week or crushed strawberries applied to teeth helps as teeth whitener.
    Baking soda use is a reliable natural method for years to whiten teeth. Add baking soda with some salt water, see paste makes a tried & proven whitening toothpaste. (note: ada recommends to have teeth checked by the dentist before undergoing any whitening methods)


Dr Puja Bansal
Prudent international health clinic http://prudentinternationalhealthclinic.com

 

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7 years back I hurt my front tooth. 3 years back I dropped my mobile phone on the gums of the same tooth. Slowly the tooth color changed. One month back the pain started in the root of the same tooth. Now the abscess started spreading to the root of next tooth. Please advise further treatment.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
7 years back I hurt my front tooth.
3 years back I dropped my mobile phone on the gums of the same tooth.
Slowly the ...
Hello, you need to visit a dentist and get it checked. Get an x-ray done. Infection to the roots of the tooth needs to be treated. Then get crown placement done on that tooth.
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I have ulcer problem in mouth. I cannot eat my food because of this problem help to relief from this problem?

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
I have ulcer problem in mouth. I cannot eat my food because of this problem help to relief from this problem?
Thank you for writing to us. Please note that it could be due to eating unhealthy foods/not taking green vegetables in your diet regularly/chewing tobacco-pan masala/lack of vitamin b/irregular bowel movements, etc. Please note the problem and get treated. For the time being you can take vitamin b-complex once daily for 7 days. If this does not relieves you get back to me. Thanks.
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Sir yesterday mourning when I got up and went to brush my teeth I opened my mouth but I was having trouble in closing it. The jaws joint came upon each other then I tried to close my jaw by shifting it to right side, then I could close it. But when I went to work again I opened my mouth fully when I closed, did not had to struggle. But today also I had to face same thing in the mourning. Can you please tell what is happening.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Sir yesterday mourning when I got up and went to brush my teeth I opened my mouth but I was having trouble in closing...
Hi, looks like it could be tempero mandibular joint problem. Consultant dental surgeon. He might ask you to get a x ray. Do not open the mouth full strength, especially while yawning. Take support of your hand at your chin during opening. Hope this helps you.
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Am cleaning my teeth daily two times from child hood but my teeth still in yellowish wt should I do for that can you please tell me a suggestions.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Am cleaning my teeth daily two times from child hood but my teeth still in yellowish wt should I do for that can you ...
Teeth are not all pearly white. Teeth may vary in shades of white, whitish yellow, whitish -blue -gray, whitish red etc. Depending on ones genetics, environment, society, race, the shade can vary from ndividual to individual. Still if not satisfied you can get teeth scaling done and bleaching done with a local dentist.
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I am having habit of chewing pain &supari last 15 years. Last 3-4years I am not able to open my mouth complete. After a dentist consult he told me I am suffering from OSMF some white patches but if I will continue with same habit it can transform into cancer. Please guide me how to take care to avoid cancer and how to widen my mouth opening.

BDS
Dentist,
I am having habit of chewing pain &supari last 15 years. Last 3-4years I am not able to open my mouth complete. After...
Dear firstly quite the chewing supari habbit immediately do mouth exercises daily like blowing the balloon n blowing mouth. And if mouth opening is very less between 17-26mm than consult to maxillofacial surgeon.
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Hello , I am experiencing excess salivation since very long but it get discontinued in between but again recur sometimes always hving urge to spit then .Help me out.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello , I am experiencing excess salivation since very long but it get discontinued in between but again recur someti...
Although excessive saliva is not too common, there are a number of conditions that can cause it - some harmless, others more serious. It is possible that your saliva problems are just a result of the way you speak. Some people speak faster or slower than others, just as some people blink more often, breathe faster, or have a more rapid heartbeat. This may just be what's normal for you. Since it is negatively affecting your life, I suggest your problem can be ignored. However there are medical conditions that causes excessive salivation injection glycopyrrolate reduces secretions in the mouth, throat, airway, and stomach.
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I have yellow teeth what should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
I have yellow teeth 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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Sometimes I have pain in my mouth under my tongue and I do not know what to do at that time I have eaten pain killers but it does not response good. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Sometimes I have pain in my mouth under my tongue and I do not know what to do at that time I have eaten pain killers...
Do you get enough saliva at that time is there some swelling under the tongue it is best if you show a maxillofacial surg when pain is there you may show me if ard lko.
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Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
This is a perfect picture to show on how a cavity started between the teeth where only the floss can clean. The cavity grew all the way down in to nerve which caused the tooth to hurt and could only be treated with either a root canal or to remove the tooth.
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Teeth Cleaning : The Right Way

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
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Various measures to maintain the right oral hygiene

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I cannot feel my smile and taste for past 7 month I got accident before 7 month from that date I cannot feel smile and taste.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
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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My teeth is attached by bacteria. Its like my teeth is no more. Is that a reason of cancer?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My teeth is attached by bacteria. Its like my teeth is no more. Is that a reason of cancer?
No you are suffering from poor oral hygiene and gum problem solution to weak gums is to maintain clean teeth and good oral hygiene . clean your teeth after every meal . brush your teeth twice a day and do listerine mouth wash regularly kindly visit dental surgeon again for check-up and cleaning and polishing of teeth.
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