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Dr. Prafful Kumar

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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
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Dr. Prafful Kumar is one of the best Dentists in Vasantha Hospital, Chennai. He is currently associated with Dental Clinic in Vasantha Hospital, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prafful Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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Hi, I am 32 yrs old, male and I have a pain in my left gum (mouth) for last 1 months. What should I do.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
You should visit dentist for diagnosis and treatment you can take following medicine nodimox 3 times combilfam 3 times.
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Hi, I am 26years old. I have got my upper tooth over taking the lower in smaller level and it is visible only when I smile. I don't think possible to wear metal/ceramic/clear braces, as it won't fit my profession. I would like to know are hidden braces safe and suggestible?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi, I am 26years old. I have got my upper tooth over taking the lower in smaller level and it is visible only when I ...
Pros: Removable- easier to maintain oral hygiene, can eat what you want, take out for sports and playing insturments Virttually Invisible- more aesthetic than metal braces and clear braces Comfortable- no wires or brackets against the inside of your mouth 3-D simulation- video gives patient an idea of the treatment goal prior to starting treatment and may be a motivating factor Fewer Emergencies- no poking wires or broken brackets FDA approved material- safe and no concern over metal allergies Treatment of choice- for certain malocclusions, it may produce a better result in a shorter amount of time Cons: Require excellent cooperation- if they aren't worn as directed, the teeth won't move Require removal for eating- take aligners out for anything but water, followed by brushing or flossing, before replacing aligners Cost- may be higher cost for Invisalign than braces (not the case in our office due to Invisalign volume but will differ by provider) Transient lisp- whether with brackets or aligners, there is an adjustment period and a slight lisp should be expected at the beginning Changing treatment- treatment set once the ClinCheck is accepted. Direction of treatment changed by new impression and starting again New aligner every 2 weeks- while this doesn't mean you see the orthodontist/dentist every 2 weeks, you will have new pressure on your teeth that often. Most patients experience some tooth discomfort for a day or two with each new aligner The final word: Depending on your malocclusion, Invisalign can be an excellent method of straightening your teeth and providing you with a perfect bite. Keep in mind that Invisalign is an ever-evolving technique and requires the orthodontist/dentist to have a firm grasp of tooth movement using a removable appliance. Currently, the majority of certified Invisalign providers do not have a firm understanding of moving teeth with Invisalign, as there is a big difference between how teeth should and can be moved in terms of order and direction. Invisalign isn't applicable for all tooth movements, but an experienced provider will be able to address a wider variety of situations.
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I have put retainer after removing braces! Should I remove it it is it permanent?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I have put retainer after removing braces! Should I remove it it is it permanent?
you should not remove retainer for next 6 months atleast.. and kindly visit dentist whom you got braces done after 6 months for furthur management..
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Sir i have white spot at upper side of tonsil in my throat from last three months .

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Good evening , it is important that you should not delay the same and urgently have a good dental check up by a good dental surgeon specialist. Do take a second opinion by an ENT or a cancer specialist. The may decide to conduct some tests or investigations - if it comes negative we will be one of the happiest people celebrating your good results.
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I undergone root canal for two teeth. But for one teeth I feel sensitivity. One teeth while keeping cap dentist tried to shape the teeth and in that my above teeth got shaped and it is also paining now. Please advise what to do for my loosen teeth and what to do with the cap already placed.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
I undergone root canal for two teeth. But for one teeth I feel sensitivity. One teeth while keeping cap dentist tried...
Now it is difficult to treat... Still you may Take vitamin C Massage your gums with turmeric and salt twice daily Use homoeopathic toothpaste heklalava by wheezal. For further treatment you may consult.
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My teeth is in yellow color so please tell me how to change the teeth in white color?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth is in yellow color so please tell me how to change the teeth in white color?
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 or laser) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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 have some Low pain in my under teeth and I don't know what I do to relax this pain please give me a home made solution for my pain please help me.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have some Low pain in my under teeth and I don't know what I do to relax this pain please give me a home made solut...
you can take pain killer tablet for pain relief. you must gi for dental check up to know the exact reason for the pain. there might be some problem which might get bigger with time. brush twice a day and use mouthwash regularly to keep your mouth clean.
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Hello doctor , my self sudeep , I had made a teeth bridge just appro one month ago , today when I was having my lunch in afternoon I could not see the bridge , I have a doubt if I have swallowed it. It is a ceramic teeth, will there be any issue if its in stomach , I do not feel anything right now , I mean I do not feel any problem now, please let me know, I was having paratha and water also , do not know if I have swallowed it.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Greater Noida
Hello doctor , my self sudeep , I had made a teeth bridge just appro one month ago , today when I was having my lunch...
First of all make it clear that the bridge is in place or not. If you are in doubt get examined by dentist. You can also see if bridge is for missing teeth than you will have space left out if by any chance bridge swallowed. Anyhow if you doubt its swallowed it will get passed in stool. But if you fell any symptom like pain get radiographic examination done.
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I am facing yellow colour my teeth. Every day and night I am brushing. Do not know what is the reason behind my teeth colour. Can you please help me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am facing yellow colour my teeth. Every day and night I am brushing. Do not know what is the reason behind my teeth...
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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My problem is my tooth every time bleeding my teeth I do not eating hard food plays and this question.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
My problem is my tooth every time bleeding my teeth I do not eating hard food plays and this question.
Get scaling done n brush your teeth twice a day n use dental floss n mouthwash n do warmsaline rinces 3-4 times a day.
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I am 41 years old, male. My problem is there is a very bad smell in my mouth every time for last few years. I could not speak with others whole heartedly. I have taken allopathy according to dentist, taken homeopathy but no result. I do not have any constipation. Every day two times latrin I do used. What should I do. Please advice.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 41 years old, male. My problem is there is a very bad smell in my mouth every time for last few years. I could n...
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. Regards
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I am suffering from teeth problem my lower teeth is formed hole which is very pain what I have to do.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I am suffering from teeth problem my lower teeth is formed hole which is very pain what I have to do.
Once there is a cavity/hole in your teeth, it can't b reversed bck to its good health by any home remedies. It requires definitive treatment n intervention by dentist like filling of tooth after cleaning the decay. If the decay is extensive, rct followed by capping'll b done.
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My teeth is not much white what I want after doing regular brush. What can I do to whitening my teeth?

MDS - Orthodontics, LASERS, BOTOX AND DERMAL FILLERS
Dentist, Lucknow
My teeth is not much white what I want after doing regular brush. What can I do to whitening my teeth?
Dear lybrate-user ji there are now professional bleaching available ranging from home bleachs to single sitting chairside bleaching with lasers. It is very much possible now a days to get the desired smile you want.
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Hello sir, My age is 50. I loss my 3 tooth of front. I like to implant teeth. Is it possible my sugar levels fasting 160. Pp.135. Taking medicine for 5 years. I have vit d deficiency.

BDS
Dentist, Pimpri-Chinchwad
Hello sir, My age is  50. I loss my 3 tooth of front. I like to implant teeth. Is it possible my sugar levels fasting...
Yes Mr. lybrate-user you can definitely go for implants with proper medication and latest test before you go for surgery. your dentist will ask you for a cbct xray for implant and some blood tests.
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Hi, I am asking question on behalf of my Husband. He is having mouth ulcers remains almost every time. Even he avoids junk food. Please advise.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Hi, I am asking question on behalf of my Husband. He is having mouth ulcers remains almost every time. Even he avoids...
Mouth ulcers are because of vit b12 deficiency and bad food habits. Add friuts and food rich in vit b12 in his diet and if smoking history then advise him to cut down completely.
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Mare teath ka colour yellow hai mene bhut sare tuthpast use kiya pr koi fark nhi pda or mai roj tuthpast krta hu so please help me ki kese mai apne teath white bna skta hu.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Mare teath ka colour yellow hai mene bhut sare tuthpast use kiya pr koi fark nhi pda or mai roj tuthpast krta hu so p...
There are many causes of yellow or discolored teeth. A few of the most common: 1.Drinks: Coffee and red wine cause major damage to teeth.. But other drinks with high acidity, such as soda, juices and even sports drinks can cause staining on the teeth. Even white wine is not far behind in staining our teeth yellow, because its tannins and acidic nature wear away at the tooth enamel.These Acidic drinks lowers the Ph of teeth below 6 thus causing corrosive wear and tear of teeths. 2.Certain Foods: Colored candies, popsicles and other bright foods can cause staining over time. Think of it this way – if your tongue turns a bright shade of blue, chances are your teeth are getting some of that discoloration, too. Even healthy foods such as berries (blueberries, cranberries, raspberries) can stain teeth. Ketchup, curry and other sauces can cause staining problems over time, too. 3,Natural Aging Process: Quite simply, teeth yellow over time. It’s a natural part of the aging process that the white protective coatings wear down over time. So the longer you have your teeth, the more likely they are to become yellow or discolored. 4.Most of us are guilty of at least some of the above (and none of us can stop time). But the good news is that even if red wine is one of your vices and your teeth look yellower lately, there are things you can do to bring back the white. 5.How to make Teeth white (a)Avoid Certain Foods/Drinks When Possible: We’re not asking you to give up your morning coffee, just to reduce the intake of the above foods as much as possible. Sometimes simply being aware can help us make better choices. (b)Drink Water: After you’ve consumed a tooth-staining food or drink try to immediately follow it with a glass of water. Swirling water around your mouth can drastically help clear away the acids or staining. This simple step is free and easy, and can drastically help reduce tooth discoloration. (c)Proper Dental Hygiene: Proper brushing, flossing and regular dental checkups help keep teeth healthy for a lifetime. Develop these habits early and you’re less likely to have dental problems down the line. (d)Teeth Whitening: The good news is that there are many options available to whiten teeth. Some can be done at home while others can take help of Homoeopathic medicines. Homoeopathic medicine HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth esp.after meals.
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Dentist, Gurgaon
Taking kids to the dentist is necessary to keep their teeth healthy and promote excellent oral hygiene habits. But from a child's point of view, a trip to the dentist can be a scary event -- lying on a chair in an unfamiliar room filled with unfamiliar noises and objects, all while a stranger is poking cold, metallic, and unusual instruments in his mouth. Plus, as your child's teeth continue to fall out and grow, he may take at least 10 trips to the dentist before starting kindergarten. To help ease future visits for your child (and for the dentist!), follow these steps so that he will feel comfortable and more relaxed.

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I had 2 wisdom teeth extracted last wednesday. There was a RC done on 2 teeth with caps fitted. The pain is unbearable for last 1 week. Also, I feel a bone from the extracted tooth base piercing my cheek like a pin. Please let me know if this is normal.

BDS
Dentist,
It takes 6 months to heal that extracted site completely, but if u feel any bony spicule or sharp margin then go to the dentist & remove that part, ur pain automatically will gone
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I am brushing 2 times in a day. And teeth clean 6 months ago through an dentist. But my mouth air always not good smell. Please help me :(

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am brushing 2 times in a day. And teeth clean 6 months ago through an dentist. But my mouth air always not good sme...
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: - practice good oral hygiene. - brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. - don't forget to brush the tongue, too. - replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. - use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. - see your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. - drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. - chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
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BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Delhi
Dear friends
This is examination time. And we get loads of enquiries from parents that doc my child is suffering from toothache
A simple solution can do wonders
Make sure your child brushes at night and this should be followed by lukewarm water rinses.
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