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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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For few days I am feeling there is bad smell when I open mouth and talk. Kindly suggest.

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For few days I am feeling there is bad smell when I open mouth and talk. Kindly suggest.
Get scalling n polishing done. Adopt proper brushing technique n use mouthwash regularly. Keep your tongue clean n get your cavities filled. Avoid sticky food n rinse your mouth well after each meal.

Mera teeth ka distance hai. Teeth aur teeth ke andar gap hone se khana khane ke problems hota hai. Samne se dekhe to teeth sab acha nahi dikhta hai. Log mujhe dikh kar mazak karte hain. Aap mujhe koi koi acha jaldi solution boliye. Sabhi teeth ke andar distance ho gaya hai. Aap mujhe help kijiye.

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Mera teeth ka distance hai. Teeth aur teeth ke andar gap hone se khana khane ke problems hota hai. Samne se dekhe to ...
Aapka problem orthodontic treatment / braces se thik ho sakta hain. Isme 1 se 2 saal ka time lagta hain. Kabhi kabhi choto mota cosmetic treatment jaise ki, composite ya phir veneer or crown bhi kar sakte hain.

On the tongue of my aunt's. There have some yellowish spots. She suffers from preppery when she takes food. Plzz suggest what she should do.

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On the tongue of my aunt's. There have some yellowish spots. She suffers from preppery when she takes food. Plzz sugg...
first of all you should follow some basic thing 1.avoid=hot and cold at time 2.less the sugar as much as possible if you want to eat sweet take juggery which is black 3.dont drink water after meal drink at the time of meal sip by sip up to 150 ml 4.avoid late nght sleep

I hade ache in my teeth what to do?

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I hade ache in my teeth what to do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. You may consult me in person too. 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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Gum diseases can be treated and reversed in their initial stages very easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 

How to strong my teeth? And how to remove yellow teeth?

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How to strong my teeth? And how to remove yellow teeth?
You have do brush your teeth twice in day. Check up your teeth every six month. 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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To lessen the degree of pain or soreness in the mouth during the orthodontic treatment, you can gargle with 8 ounces of lukewarm water with one teaspoonful of salt dissolved in it. Swish it around your mouth and then spit it out. It will dull the pain and provide relief. 

I am suffering from chronic halitosis (bad breath). My intake of water is less & digestion is also not well. How to get get rid of it permanently?

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I am suffering from chronic halitosis (bad breath). My intake of water is less & digestion is also not well. How to g...
Bad breath is due to accumulation of plaque on teeth, decay teeth, dry mouth, smoking, tobacco chewing, consumption of caffeinated or aerated beverages, oilly n spicy food, sore throat, bad digestion. Go for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. Maintain proper oral hygiene. Increase your water intake.

I have braces on my teeth are becoming yellow day by day though I brush them twice.

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I have braces on my teeth are becoming yellow day by day though I brush them twice.
It is naturally difficult to clean your teeth with your braces on. Also the cement used to glue the braces onto the teeth also tends to get yellow with time. Use an orthodontic toothbrush twice daily. Use a mouthwash regularly. Scalling'll help u. Worry not. All this discomfort'll b worth the smile you get after the treatment.

My teeth is yellow so, I have change colour teeth in white.

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My teeth is yellow so, I have change colour teeth in white.
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. 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. 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.

A new teeth is growing at the lower left end of the mouth. I am 27 years. At this age a new teeth can grow? What is the reason? It is v. Paining. Recommend some pain killers. How many days needed to grow the teeth fully?

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A new teeth is growing at the lower left end of the mouth. I am 27 years. At this age a new teeth can grow? What is t...
It must b the third molar , pain killers may not help u consult a maxillofacial surgeon if not in correct direction it may have to be removed , warm salt water rinse may help

which company tootpaste is beneficial for our teeth,because there is a lot of company's toothpaste available in the market .tell me i am still confused to buy it ever.

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which company  tootpaste is beneficial for our teeth,because there is a lot of company's toothpaste available in the ...
Medicated toothpaste is used for some certain condition. Use any toothpaste its doesn't matter. But do the tooth brushing using correct technique. 90 % peoples has no idea abt. Correct technique.

Is it necessary to go for root canal if you have 20% cavity on jaw tooth or filling would be enough.

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Is it necessary to go for root canal if you have 20% cavity on jaw tooth or filling would be enough.
Treatment dental pain teeth pain may be due to various reasons like infection, sensitivity or trauma. If your teeth is decayed it is better to get it filled or treated by a dentist. If you are opting for root canal treatment do not forget to get a crown on the effected tooth. If you want to go for only medicinal treatment so let me tell you only medicine are not going to be very effective untill you get this treated by a dentist.

I am 60 years lady. I have a sever sour problem in my mouth. It is very reddish and not able to eat any thing hot or spicy. From the last 1 year I am taking many medicines, but there is no improvement. Can you please suggest what is the problem or pl suggest any doctor for the same.

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You are probably suffering from chronic glossitis and the reason can be Vitamin B deficiency .Some hormonal deficiencies also results in such problems.So take advise from your doctor and get treated accordingly .This can be easily treated.

I felt in an bike accident on 3 years back. At that time my 3 teeth has broken, on of the tooth has broken half and had root canal treatment to it. Now am planning to replace my broken teeth. Is bridge replacement is better for me or implantation? Amd what will be the cost for each of the treatment. Please reply me. My age is 22. This became a big problem for me :-(.

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If you have root canal treatment done, why do you want to extract your tooth. If there is a problem with root canal, then go for re rct or apicectomy whatever your dentist suggests. And take a crown over RC treated tooth for looks. Go for E max if you want excellent esthetics, but try to be with your real tooth, dont get them extracted

I am suffering with mouth ulcers trice in a every month. I used bplex forte tab twice a day. Still I suffering with same problem. So please give me a solution for this.

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I am  suffering with mouth ulcers trice in a every month. I used bplex forte tab twice a day. Still I suffering with ...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, along with c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. 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.

I am 35 year old male having mouth ulcer frequently since 2 years. Do not have any permanent solution. Please help me to get out from this problem.

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I am 35 year old male having mouth ulcer frequently since 2 years. Do not have any permanent solution. Please help me...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.

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PTFE (monofilament) floss: The single filament (PTFE) floss, though slightly expensive, is very flexible as it slides easily between teeth. It is anti-resistant to shredding and enters even the teeth with tight spaces in between.

I am a 35 years old male, I suffered bad smell my mouth last 6 months, whether cool & rain season this smell is came, what I should do?

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I am a 35 years old male, I suffered bad smell my mouth last 6 months, whether cool & rain season this smell is came,...
Bad smell or bad breath can be due to poor oral hygiene. Go for full mouth cleaning that is scaling and follow good oral hygiene.

How to prevent the blood flow from teeths are come out.What can i do to control ?

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Oral prophylaxis. Removal of probable causes. Oral hygiene maintenance. Gums should never bleed on brushing.
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