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Dr. Pranathi

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Pranathi Dentist, Chennai
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Our team includes experienced and caring professionals who share the belief that our care should be comprehensive and courteous - responding fully to your individual needs and preferences....more
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Dr. Pranathi is a popular Dentist in Retteri, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Retteri Sri Kumaran Health Centre Private Limited in Retteri, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pranathi on Lybrate.com.

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Dentafix Oral Gyaan

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Dentafix Oral Gyaan

The tiny tots must use a toothbrush with a small rounded brush head and soft bristles. It helps in cleaning their milk teeth thoroughly.

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BDS
Dentist, Botad
Brush twice a day, keep tooth problems away: brushing twice a day removes the tiny left out food particles from the mouth and keeps it fresher and cleaner.
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SENSITIVITY IN TEETH. Please advice.

MBA (Healthcare), BDS
Dentist,
sensitivity in teeth occurs due to enamel lost and dentin exposure may be due to any of the following reasons 1.dental caries 2.abrasion(vigorous tooth brushing) 3.attrition 4.root exposure (gum problem) can be managed by either tooth pastes or filling or crowns axcording to situation present for u
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Dental Implants or Dentures - What is Best Suitable for You?

BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
Dental Implants or Dentures - What is Best Suitable for You?

Tooth loss occurs due to various reasons decay and infection, fracture, accidents, gum disease, to name a few. Tooth loss has a negative impact on various aspects facial appearance, chewing efficiency, and overall nutrition. The attempts to restore the lost tooth have led to various advancements from removable dentures to cast partial dentures to fixed dentures to implants.

Listed below are features (covering advantages and disadvantages) of both dentures (fixed and removable) and implants. While dentures can be complete or partial, implants are more often partial, of course can be used to replace multiple teeth. A detailed discussion with your dentist along with oral and radiographic examination will help in making a decision.

Removable Dentures:

Advantages:

  1. Replaces tooth but more for cosmetic reasons than function.

  2. Poor chewing efficiency.

  3. Useful when multiple teeth are to be replaced, especially when no adjacent teeth are available for support.

  4. If good bone support is not available, retention is an issue.

  5. Not very healthy for the underlying jaw bone and adjacent gums.

  6. Requires daily and routine maintenance.

Fixed Denture(s):

Also called as bridges, as the artificial replaced tooth is a bridge between two natural teeth.

  1. Requires removal of sound tooth structure as abutment (support). This is the major disadvantage with fixed dentures, which promoted further work from the dentists, ending up with discovery of implants.

  2. Promotes tooth decay in the adjacent teeth.

  3. Good support, so retention is not an issue.

  4. Not as harmful to the underlying jaw bone as removable denture.

  5. Requires maintenance but not like the removable denture.

  6. Expensive compared to removable dentures.

  7. Replacing a bridge also means the adjacent healthy teeth are affected.

Implants:

  1. Very good replacement alternative, replaces not just the crown structure but also the root structure.

  2. An excellent option when the jaw bones and gums are extremely in good condition.

  3. Almost natural restoration of both chewing efficiency and facial appearance, the person can eat almost anything.

  4. Not as harmful on the gums like dentures.

  5. Does not cause bone loss like dentures.

  6. Can be used to replace single or multiple teeth, where multiple implants are placed and a bridge is placed over them.

  7. The titanium screws that are used fuse with the jaw bone over a period of time.

  8. The titanium is also biocompatible, thereby reducing chances of allergy.

  9. Implants are expensive, and many insurance companies may not cover them.

  10. If properly fabricated and maintained well, then it can last for decades.

The decision to go for a denture or for an implant should be decided based on a detailed evaluation of overall health and if required radiographic examination. Both dentures and implants have advantages and disadvantages, and the dentist will help make the right choice. If you wish to discuss about any specific dental problem, you can consult a specilized dentist and ask a free question.

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I have an extra teeth coming at the last part at the right side .Followed by huge pain.Can any one help with the remedies?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Must be your third molar or Wisdom tooth. Can't comment without your Xrays , need to examine you. Take Combiflam for pain relief.
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How to stop gums bleeding. please tell doctor.?

MDS, BDS
Dentist,
How to stop gums bleeding. please tell doctor.?
Hi you need to visit dentist for cleaning of teeth. After that brush your teeth twice a day. Maintain oral hygiene. Use mouthwash & gumpaint for few days after cleaning visit dentist every six months.
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BDS
Dentist,
Small issues like changing toothbrush every three to four months.Proper brushing technique and many other small advices you can get by visiting your dentist regularly.Will help you to maintain your oral health in good condition.
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I have bleeding from my teeth and some yellow deposit on my teeth, please let me know how to getaway with this problem and what is the reason for this cause.

BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have bleeding from my teeth and some yellow deposit on my teeth, please let me know how to getaway with this proble...
Dear lybrate-user, bleeding gums and yellow deposit results from gum inflammation called gingivitis and calculas fromed. You please takecare of your gums by proper toothbrushing twice a day and use a antiplaque mouth rinse regularly. If problem prevails visit to a nearby dentist.
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What can be the reason my lips and mouth are looking different and when I close my lips they look very different. And I am not comfortable.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
What can be the reason my lips and mouth are looking different and when I close my lips they look very different. And...
Kindly consult an orthodontist 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. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist.
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BDS
Dentist, Thane
Some oral diseases do not get detected until they reach their mature stage. Visiting a dentist at regular intervals would mean keeping constant tabs on your oral health.
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Hi this is sumit and I have very big problem my teeth was pain for every after 2-3 days plse I request awser mi.

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
Hi this is sumit and I have very big problem my teeth was pain for every after 2-3 days plse I request awser mi.
plz take a pain killer and then consult a dentist. pain killer is only going to give you temporary relief. dentist will find out the cause of the pain and help you to get rid of it.
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I have pain in my wisdom tooth since 3 days, what should I do? Please help me.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist,
Visit dentist, he might take xray to check position of that tooth, any cavities or soft tissue issue. And follow his instruction.
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Want a medicine for bad breath.canyou help me?

BDS
Dentist,
Want a medicine for bad breath.canyou help me?
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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I have been suffering mouth ulcer since six to seven days and have been regularly using the ointment but till now I have seen no signs of it reducing.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have been suffering mouth ulcer since six to seven days and have been regularly using the ointment    but till now ...
U may take a cap of BNC daily, suck on tab bifilac twice daily, local application of metrogyl gel, drink plenty of water, add fibre to ur diet banana , vegetables r rich in that, take two table spoon of isabagol husk at night. Hurry n worry increase this problem avoid that , ladies may have this problem more during periods
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While eating anything hot or cold my teeth starts paining. Please tell me how can I get rid of this pain?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
While eating anything hot or cold my teeth starts paining. Please tell me how can I get rid of this pain?
Homoeopathic tooth paste HYPERICUM 1X ( Wilmar Schwabe India ) Chew 1 tab twice daily Homoeodent tooth paste ( SBL) HEKLALAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Use at night Precautions 1.Afways scrub teeth with above powder before sleep at night 2.Avoid extreme hot and cold things 3.Avoid sour things 4.Rinse your mouth with RINSEOUT ( SBL) ,everytime you eat or drink anything during the day.
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I am a 20-year-old male and live in Roorkee (uk). I am having sore in the retromolar area of the mouth from past two days. While surfing the net I came across many symptoms that I am facing and are actually same as symptoms of oral cancer. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am a 20-year-old male and live in Roorkee (uk). I am having sore in the retromolar area of the mouth from past two ...
Forget it consult a maxillofacial surgeon you may b getting wisdom if not in correct direction it may have to be removed.
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I am 16 Year old I had putted clip on my teeth it is paining at back of my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 16 Year old I had putted clip on my teeth it is paining at back of my teeth.
Braces treatment usually creates pain due to the pressure that is put on your teeth. If your braces are toot tight or if the pain is due to any other problem kindly consult your orthodontist for the clinical examination before deciding upon the treatment.
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My 2nd last molar of upper jaw is paining with dimming intensity. I consulted a doctor he told me there is a very small cavity. Is that a reason for the continuous pain.

DEMS, BDS
Dentist, Pune
Check if any food lodgement occurs there. Brush twice and floss regularly. Don't take any pain killer and check whether pain increases at night if pain increases much more then get a radiograph (x-ray) done.
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Please describe the best medicine to create saliva I was having 36 radiotheropy n now i am unable to eat food Please describe something better

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Dear, No one prescribe you a medicine without examining your condition. You better visit a dentist. Don,t rely on over the counter drugs.
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I feel some kind of smell in my mouth when talking. Suggest something regarding this. I brush regularly twice.

PG Fellowship In Microdentistry, BDS
Dentist, Thane
I feel some kind of smell in my mouth when talking. Suggest something regarding this. I brush regularly twice.
Get a cleaning done from a dentist your problem will reduce a lot and if anything more is required he or she will guide you.
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