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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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I have mouth ulcers from around 3 days, they are very painful. What should I do? Please help me!

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I have mouth ulcers from around 3 days, they are very painful. What should I do? Please help me!
Start with multivitamin capsules daily. Apply local anesthetic gel like mucopain over that area. Drink plenty of water. Avoid spicy food.

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Inflamation, infection or lifelessness in the tooth pulp needs root canal treatment for its restoration.
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I am 23 year old. I have got ulcer in my mouth yesterday. So doctor how to cure it. It's paining when I ate food.

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I am 23 year old. I have got ulcer in my mouth yesterday. So doctor how to cure it. It's paining when I ate food.
Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take'becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief.

On my teeth there are some spots as I used to take pan masala and all. How can I reduce or clean it?

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On my teeth there are some spots as I used to take pan masala and all. How can I reduce or clean it?
Dear lybrate user, quitting the habit is the ultimate solution to avoid long term complication of pan-masala chewing. Get a professional cleaning/scaling done to get rid of the stains. Maintain proper oral hygiene.

Hi, Danto se khoon nikalta hai, Iska kya upaye hai. Please advise.

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Hi, Danto se khoon nikalta hai, Iska kya upaye hai. Please advise.
Firstly if you are brushing too hard. Please stop it and also try using a soft brush. Also dun brush for more than 2 minutes. and preferably try to maximise your brushing on the teeth and not on the gums thats all. I guess tat should help you stop the problem from aggravating:)

I am facing too much bleeding from my gums despite I tried many things like lot of vit c, brushing my teeths every time I take food, maxirich vitamin tabs. & going to many doctors in past five years. Please suggest what I should take to finish this problem,

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I am facing too much bleeding from my gums despite I tried many things like lot of vit c, brushing my teeths every ti...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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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I am 20 year old male and I'm suffering with mouth ulcers since last two weeks. Can you advice what to avoid to eat during these days?

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I am  20 year old male and I'm suffering with mouth ulcers since last two weeks. Can you advice what to avoid to eat ...
Kindly apply orahelp gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. Also notice that you are not constipated, stressed or having lack of sleep as these are few of the reasons for ulcers. Avoid hot and spicy food as this may irritate the ulcers.
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Best tips to avoid cavity problem

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Brush twice a day with flouride paste and go with dentist for regular chek up self diagnosis technique.See your teeth in mirror every 3 months for any black colur dot.If seen then go with dentist

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To prevent the accumulatiom of plaque in the tiny spaces between the teeth, flossing is necessary.

Food chewing pain in right . Lower7/8 teeth?

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Food chewing pain in lower back teeth can be due to a cavity. Visit your dentist for proper identification of the culprit tooth

Remove Plaque Everyday

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By using a wire/inter-dental brush gently clean in-between all teeth to get the plaque and food particles off at least once a day.
It is very important to keep the mouth free from plaque.
Remove Plaque Everyday

My mouth smell is very bad when I eat something.

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Mouth smell may be related with food that u eat and ur systemic problem so consult ur near by dentist and get the correct reason

I am 23 year old. I have bad breath problem. My tongue seems too white even after cleaning it. I also found tonsil stone in my threat. How to prevent this bad smell from breath.

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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. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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.

Whenever I brush, blood comes from my teeth and there is always pain in my teeth mostly on corner teeth and also always bad smell comes from my mouth. What can I do sir?

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Whenever I brush, blood comes from my teeth and there is always pain in my teeth mostly on corner teeth and also alwa...
For bad breath and bleeding, go for scaling and polishing of teeth. Use mouthwash twice daily after brushing. Also clean your tongue. Gargle forcefully with water after you eat or drink anything. Avoid oilly, spicy n junk foods. Reduce intake of onions garlic and alcohol especially at night. Increase your intake of water. Bad breath can also be due to sour throat, dry mouth, bad digestion, tonsils. For pain in corner teeth, get it x-rayed to determine the cause. It can be due to decay, or gum infection or sensitivity.
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Hello, I am 24 years old. Some bad smell from my mouth is coming even though after doing mouth wash with brush. So what should I do?

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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. Kindly consult a physician & dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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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I am suffering frequently mouth ulcer. What is your advise sir?

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Mouth ulcers are of many types and are treated according to their size, site and duration. Use of any local anesthetic is most of the times recommended treatment but if of long duration say more than a week then you should visit dentist.

Hi doctor. I am 22 years old. and I have a problem in my jaw from last 5 years. Whenever I eat anything solid, my jaw joints start sounding in chewing.(like they are colliding to each other) in winter some time my mouth doesn't open due to this. Due to studies and now job I am unable to take care and go to a hospital. Please advice me about my problem.

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Hello sir, your symptoms are indicative of a tmj problem, kindly visit a specialised dentist if you know one or we could arrange a consultarion for you asap.
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How Homeopathy Helps in Getting Rid of Toothache

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Toothache is perhaps one of the most abhorred form of body ache, which can potentially stall the normalcy of our lives to a great extent. Although seemingly non-hazardous, toothache can also lead to severe health implications. The dental health often indexes the condition of the heart and hence, should not be taken lightly. Toothache usually emanate from cavities or gum infection. While there are multiple cures for the same, these are the types of ailments, which are laden with the risk of relapse. The last minute rush to the dentist may buy temporary relieve from the excruciating pain, but what you should actually look for is a more holistic and sustained cure. Homeopathy brings all the benefits of natural herbs and traditional condiments to ensure your well-being and provide substantial relief from the menace that toothache can be. Some of the most reliable cures have been listed below.

  1. Merc Sol: This is a very beneficial remedy for toothaches which are accompanied by increased salivation and swelling in the gum. This brings additional warmth to the gums which largely mitigate the pain.
  2. Coffea: Coffea functions as an effective adjuvant to cold water in decreasing toothaches. It works best on increased sensitivity and irritability and cures them both to a large extent.
  3. Sepia: Sometimes excessive intake of sweets leaves a bitter aftertaste in one’s mouth, resulting in unbearable toothaches. The ringing pain often spreads to the ears and the gums also get swollen. Sepia sufficiently pacifies such agitation.
  4. Kreosote: Kreosote relieves those extreme kinds of toothache which reach up to the temples and induce sleeplessness in the patient. It also cures ulcerated gums.
  5. Mezereum: Mezereum purifies dental health from its very roots. It reduces toothache from spreading and stalls the decay at the very roots. Mezereum soothes acute sensitivity and a constant ringing sensation in the temples and the ears of the patient.

There are various other drugs also which are of immense benefit in toothache and also for the cutting of wisdom tooth. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a homeopathy and ask a free question.

How Homeopathy Helps in Getting Rid of Toothache
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Am biting my teeth dangerously in the night times while sleeping, what's the reason? Why am biting my teeth? And what should I do to remove that bad habit.

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Am biting my teeth dangerously in the night times while sleeping, what's the reason? Why am biting my teeth? And what...
This habit is called bruxism. This could be due to stress, weakness of muscles, infection in gums. To avoid this one should use night guard as habit breaking appliance.

Hello Doctor I have Dental problem, between my teeth gap is their and its not looking good while laughing due to this I am not enjoying party and groups. My age is 24 years and I want to doctor also nd they suggest me to put clip in teeth, but also told 2 teeth they will take out also. For that I want suggestion if I do this is it beneficial for me and will it create any problem in future for taking teeth out in this age? And if I do so. Then how long it will take to recover. Please suggest me what to do?

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Hello Doctor I have Dental problem, between my teeth gap is their and its not looking good while laughing due to this...
Hello you mentioned that you have gaps in your teeth. If the gaps are due to cavities, get them filled. But if you have been suggested ortho treatment, then it is not necessary that teeth have to be removed. If space is already present, then I do not see the need for removal until unless opposing teeth are posing a problem for their alignment. Please see an orthodontist/dentist to get full evaluation done. If the teeth has to be removed, the space created will be adjusted and closed by moving the teeth backwards. The healing of the sockets, if taken care properly is uneventful and usually heals in 5-10 days.
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