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Dr. Prabhavathi

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Prabhavathi Dentist, Chennai
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To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
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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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My dentist fill cap in my teeth. And it is paining.Please help

BDS
Dentist,
Hi was your tooth rct treated ,visit your doctor and tell him its paining or take ultracet along with nexprofast 40 mg
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Hi Bad Breath comes out of my mouth after eating. Why does it happen? What is the remedy? I do also have sinus allergy.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hello, bad breath could be because of deposits on your teeth or food lodged in your teeth. Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Visit your dentist every 6 months.
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I Am getting blood from my teeth when doing brush. What I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist,
I Am getting blood from my teeth when doing brush. What I do?
Plz get your teeth cleaned by a dentist and then your problem will be solved. Please consult me privately for further assistance.
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I have sensitive teeth. Which paste should I use?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist,
I have sensitive teeth. Which paste should I use?
Hi, teeth have a protective layer called enamel with age the enamel wears off and become thin which causes to become teeth sensitive to cold and hot. You need to get a professional check up done to know the exact cause and solution of your problem.
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Hi sir, I have been suffering from toothache, ear pain, neck pain and sore throat for 3 days. I have consulted dentist but he has prepared tablets augmed625, ultracet tab and uniques tablet. I have used but I cannot get rid of these pains, then what can I do.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Delhi
Hi sir, I have been suffering from toothache, ear pain, neck pain and sore throat for 3 days. I have consulted dentis...
Hi lybrate-user, The medication given by doc is appropriate, probably the infection has widespread so it may take some time. What you can additionally do is warm water saline rinse 3-4 times a day. Do not use any hot packs. As soon as the swelling reduces get the treatment done for the designated tooth which is causing trouble. That is the permanent treatment. I hope I could help you a bit.
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I have yellow teeth, how to remove the yellow spots of teeth, some people say is it possible with some good treatment pleas suggest me what can I do?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have yellow teeth, how to remove the yellow spots of teeth, some people say is it possible with some good treatment...
Hi lybrate-user visit a cosmetic dentist who will mask the yellow spots with minimal damage to the tooth in just 2-3 sittings.
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My teeth is yellow and it gets bad smell while I talk to an friends. What should I do it for an white teeth and bad smell?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth is yellow and it gets bad smell while I talk to an friends. What should I do it for an white teeth and bad s...
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use snowdent toothpaste for whitening until then. You may consult me in person. 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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Dental Care

Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Jammu
Dental Care

Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.

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PDCR, BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food. Using them for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can result in chipped or broken teeth.
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I speak very fast. How I can improve it? Is any treatment is there? What is the problem in my mouth? Give me solutions.

Bachelor of Audiology & Speech Language Pathology (B.A.S.L.P)
Speech Therapist, Chennai
I speak very fast. How I can improve it? Is any treatment is there? What is the problem in my mouth? Give me solutions.
Prolongation technique prolongation technique that means prolong the vowels, syllables and words. Example" caaaarr for car" for more details consult speech therapist. Read the books through prolongation technique. Do this technique for 15 to 20 days to reduce the rate of speech.
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Is activated charcoal good to whiten tooth. Which type of charcoal to be used for whiteness of tooth.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Is activated charcoal good to whiten tooth. Which type of charcoal to be used for whiteness of tooth.
Happy Diwali use of home charcoal in the long run may lead to loss of enamel it's ok to use it in std tooth paste get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night with any std tooth paste of your choice.
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He has painful sores on his tongue since August. He has his diabetes under control. No blood pressure. Please note that he is 82 years old.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
give him benzocaine ointment and boroglycerine to apply on ulcers . give them becosule with folic acid daily .
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Sir I have teeth gap in childhood it is so small but now it become so large and 3-4 gap occurred so teeth are coming outside is there any method other than braces if have please recommend.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir I have teeth gap in childhood it is so small but now it become so large and 3-4 gap occurred so teeth are coming ...
Kindly consult a dentist 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 or bridge. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry 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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In 2008 I got my right side lower jaw wisdom tooth removed next tooth root canal was done in September this year severe pain started visited dentist he took an X-Ray & said infection in root canal as it was not properly done. Re-Root canal got done but again suddenly pain started Dr. advised to take Metrogyl 400 for 5 days pain stopped, cement filling was done & Cap was fixed but from second day pain again started I visited Dentist again he says will remove cap & filling keep it open with some cement in it for few months the infection will automatically go & then he will fill & fix the cap is this procedure correct? Please advice.

PGPPH, BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Hyderabad
Dear. This is very unfortunate that your RCT was not properly done. When root canal treatment works, it is a great treatment–a great way to save your tooth. However, in about 5% to 15% of the cases, a root canal or endodontic treatment will have failed. Right now your doctor is killing infection and bacteria using antibiotics and allowing it to become infection free before sealing it again. It is the only way left. Just get an xray done again to see if there is any extra canal that need to be sealed or a sinus have developed. Continue with your medications.
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Braces(orthodontic treatment)

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Braces(orthodontic treatment)

Today smile has become one of the most important of one's personality. Be it personal, or professional. There are so many people who come down to the dentist to get their teeth corrected either cosmetic which includes crowns (porcelain fused metal, metal free) or laminates, or veneers. Or orthodontic tooth movement which is done to move teeth naturally. These are of various types (metal, ceramic, lingual, or invagilin or clear braces. Which usually as per case takes one yr to 1.5 years to get into perfect alignment. For this one must visit the dentist to look for all the clinical details, which as a dentist would decide the time duration and type of braces one would want to go for. At times, there are difficult cases in which extraction may or may not be required, a monthly visit to the dentist. Mild pain during tooth movement. Before we start any treatment we take records in the form of model X-rays. (full mouth, lateral ceph, photographs as per case. All the above details are used to develop a customized treatment plan. This is commonly done by fixing braces to your teeth and using a thin guiding wire to straighten the irregular teeth. Various steps include

Leveling and aligning

Space closing

Detailing and finishing

Retention

Dental braces care

Brush teeth regularly with paste you have to pay special attention to the brackets placed. Use an orthodontic brush, an interdental brush to remove all debris stuck between brackets.

Foods to avoid while wearing brackets

Chewing gum, sticky chewy food.

Sugar substitutes

Hard foods like carrots, apple, nuts which might break brackets.

Lastly, dental retainers which need to be placed for 24 hours initially for a period of 3 months and after that only at night during sleep. Retailers have to be worn for a period of 6 months to one yr. If retainers not worn teeth might start moving back to original position (relapse) so please do as per dentist's recommendations.

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Hello doctor I am having bleeding from my gums regularly when I brush my teeth, what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Hello doctor I am having bleeding from my gums regularly when I brush my teeth, what should I do.
Reason for gum bleeding: most probably you have gum infection because of tartar or calculus. Please visit the dentist and get the gums cleaned. Clean gums are healthy gums, they won't bleed.
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Sir what are the symptoms of mouth cancer. I smoke hukka Thrice a week. And I have got sore mouth. Is this a symptom of cancer?

MBBS, MD - Medicine, MD - Oncology
Oncologist, Delhi
Dear, it is not necessary it may be the sign of cancer but it can occur which is aggravated because of bad hygiene caused by smoking.
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Certification In Smile Makeover, BDS
Dentist,
Taking a large number of medications often leads to a dry mouth. Increase your fluid intake or ask your dentist about an artifical saliva product or chew sugarless gum after a meal to keep your mouth moist.
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My tongue and mouth becomes red and I am suffering from glasitis. Give best solution for it.

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
My tongue and mouth becomes red and I am suffering from glasitis. Give best solution for it.
Avoid any kind of oilly, spicy n junk foods. Start vitamin supplements. Apply dologel or mucopain ointment where its hurting more. Eat balanced n healthy diet. Drink more water. Start some antibiotics.
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What should be done for teeth whitening? please reply. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist,
What should be done for teeth whitening? please reply. Thank you.
Teeth whitening can be done in two ways one is which the dentist does in clinic & other is patient has to do at home. Need to examine your teeth & plan accordingly.
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