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Dr. Prasanna

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Prasanna Dentist, Chennai
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Prasanna is a renowned Dentist in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai. You can visit him/her at R R Multispeciality Dental Clinics in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prasanna on Lybrate.com.

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How to increase calcium level in our body. Which is the best tooth paste for our teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
How to increase calcium level in our body. Which is the best tooth paste for our teeth.
Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Changing the toothbrush alone donot keeps your teeth clean. All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.
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I am 55 years old and suffering from bad smell from mouth and breath. What can 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 can use the tongue cleaner and also the clohex mouth wash 3 times in day. Also make a habit to brush twice in day.
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There is pain in the end of my lower jaw. Perhaps a tooth is emerging. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
There is pain in the end of my lower jaw.
Perhaps a tooth is emerging.
What should I do?
Take an xray and send it to me if its in wrong eruption position then you need to remove coz you will have lot of pain related with swelling in future days.
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I am suffering from dental problem blood is coming for the time of brush and even I press my teeth so please tell me.

DNB (Oral Surgeon), BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am suffering from dental problem blood is coming for the time of brush and even I press my teeth so please tell me.
Use Colgate pro sensitive after regular brushing massage thrice a day and wash the same in night metrogyl dg oral ointment massage and wash it will reduce blood from gums.
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Osteoporosis - Can It Impact Your Oral Health?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Osteoporosis - Can It Impact Your Oral Health?

Osteoporosis is an age related condition characterized by low bone density and fragile bones. Lack of calcium and vitamin D are the most common triggers of this condition. These are vital elements for healthy teeth as well. Osteoporosis has a direct relationship with oral health and can trigger a number of issues such as loss of teeth, gum and can cause periodontal disease. The effects of osteoporosis on oral health and affect more women than men. This risk increases when talking of menopausal women.

  • The jawbone is one of the areas that bears the brunt of osteoporosis. The loss of bone density in this area can cause tooth loss and make teeth loose. It can also affect the gum ridges that hold dentures in their place. This can result in ill fitting dentures that need to be frequently changed.
  • Medication for osteoporosis is also linked to dental health. In rare cases, antiresorptive medicines that are prescribed to strengthen the bones can lead to a condition known as osteonecrosis. This refers to the death of a bone due to poor blood supply. Antiresorptive medication can be administered orally or intravenously with the latter having a higher risk of triggering osteonecrosis. Though it affects the hips and shoulder bones in most cases, it can also affect the jaw bone. It is marked by pain, swelling, infection and exposed bone. Loose teeth, gum infections and numbness or heaviness of the jaw are also symptoms of osteonecrosis of the jaw bone.
  • The risk of suffering from osteonecrosis cannot be determined beforehand. Hence it is a good idea to see your dentist before or just after starting antiresorptive treatment for osteoporosis and to schedule regular checkups for the duration of your treatment. Dental problems if any should be treated before starting medication for osteoporosis. Osteonecrosis of the jaw bone is most commonly seen after undergoing a dental procedure that affects the jawbone and associated tissues such as a tooth extraction. Ideally, invasive dental procedures should be avoided if you are taking antiresoptive medicines. However, it can also occur spontaneously.
  • Biophosphonates are also commonly prescribed to treat osteoporosis. This type of medication slows down the breakdown of bone tissue. However, this can lead to the development of new bones. This is not a troublesome issue when it comes to bones like the hip, leg or arm bones but can be very disruptive if it affects the jawbone. This is because the jaw bone is constantly reforming and reshaping itself. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dentist.
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Hi sir or madam. I am 26 years old. I have two problems with teeth, 1. From childhood onwards my teeth colour is yellowish only but everyday I i'll do two times brush. But colour is yellowish only it not changed to white and I feel shy to give a smile in front if others. 2. Bad smell is coming from my mouth. So my problem is normal or abnormal please give any suggestion or advice.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
You need a professional cleaning with polishing for your bad breath and yellow teeth... Brushing twice daily is a good habit, but don t over brush as the dentine (the 2nd layer of teeth) gets exposed which is yellow in colour.. Do visit ur dentist for the cleaning..
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My teeth r becoming yellow from white. My age is 18. I do brush regularly and twice for about 2-3 mins. Still no effect is shown. please advice me some tips or any toothpaste can help. Tnx.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
My teeth r becoming yellow from white. My age is 18. I do brush regularly and twice for about 2-3 mins. Still no effe...
Naturally our teeth colour ranges from pearly white to pale yellow so everyone cannot hv white teeth. Get scalling n polishing done by dentist. If u r not happy with ur teeth shade later, u can get bleaching done by dentist which 'll lighten ur teeth by 2-3 shades. Alternatively u can use a teeth whitening toothpaste such as snowdent after scalling. Whitening gels used daily along with customized dental trays provided by dentist r also available in the market. Avoid heavily coloured foods, tea n coffee, cool drinks, smoking n tobacco products as they stain teeth. if ur suffers v frm flurosis, veneers r best as a permanent solution.
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Good morning, Doctor, I am sunil kumar and i have been suffering from dental problem for last 2 yrs. I have taken treatment of general dentist but i have no comfortable. My problem is that i have hole problem in my teeth and two teeth already destroyed. Please suggest me what i should do. Regards,

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Visit a good dentist. Lot of advancement in dentistry i believe with good diagnosis ur dental expert can help u in saving ur tooth and replacing the damaged ones. Tx
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When I get up in the morning my mouth is filled with watery liquid why it is so is it normal or a problem What is cure of it.

Dentist, Gurgaon
When I get up in the morning my mouth is filled with watery liquid why it is so is it normal or a problem What is cur...
hello rahul, this is very common as the liquid you are talking about is nothing but saliva. this is natural and has nothing to worry about. when we get up in the morning, some of us swallow that saliva unconsciously but some have habit not to swallow it and it remains collected.
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Oral & Dental Tips

BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist, Aligarh
Oral & Dental Tips

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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I am frequently having mouth ulcer and it lasts for almost 7 days. I use to take becosules tablets for the cure and it takes 7 days to cure. I want to know what is the cause and remedy to cure it fast or any preventive actions.Please tell.

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am frequently having mouth ulcer and it lasts for almost 7 days. I use to take becosules tablets for the cure and i...
Mouth ulcers mouth ulcers can vary is size, shape and number. Mouth ulcers are self limiting, which means they heal naturally by themselves. The medications are only to ease the pain and burning sensation during the course of the healing. Please do not self prescribe any medications as it might at times delay the healing of the ulcer. Please visit the dentist to know exactly the type of the ulcer and its treatment. To ease the pain you cud by a topical anaesthetic gel and apply it before eating anything spicy. Try to reduce the stress, avoid long exposure to sunlight, avoid carbonated drinks and citrus fruits and juices containing citric acid, avoid lemon with food and keep urself hydrated. Please visit the dentist for exact diagnosis and treatment. I hope I have answered your question. Feel free to contact me if you need more clarification. God bless and good luck.
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My teeth's are not in proper line. I need to fix it by straighting with the help of clips. How much it will cost and how long it would take?

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
My teeth's are not in proper line.  I need to fix it by straighting with the help of clips.  How much it will cost an...
For proper alignment of your teeth you need orthodontic treatment. For cost and time consult privately.
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I am facing a problem of bad breath I brush twice a day yet problem is still there What should I do.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am facing a problem of bad breath I brush twice a day yet problem is still there What should I do.
You need to get scaling (cleaning) done so as to remove all the plaque and calculus, the gum bleeding, pus and bad breath would regress over a period of 10-15 days. Also do clean your tongue properly and use a good mouthwash as well.
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I'm having a mouth sore or ulcer what you call since 3-4 daus it is under the lips its painful 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
I'm having a mouth sore or ulcer what you call since 3-4 daus it is under the lips its painful what should I do.
Use ulcer healing gel called HEXIGEL ,it will accelerate healing and take folic acid tab.for week ( 2 tab per day).
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Since teeth cleaning is as important for children as for adults, they should use a toothbrush which has a small round head and soft bristles. It helps in cleaning their milk teeth thoroughly.
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I have bad smell on my mouth for over six month even after brushing the teeth daily. What I have to do to get overcome this.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have bad smell on my mouth for over six month even after brushing the teeth daily. What I have to do to get overcom...
Visit a dentist near you for scaling and polishing of teeth. This will help you overcome the fowl smell.
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Sir, early morning some some smell coming mouth before brushing? This is common problem or not? How to overcome this problem? I am trying mouth wash twice a day, no use? Please tell me some useful tip?

FWFO, MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir, early morning some some smell coming mouth before brushing? This is common problem or not? How to overcome this ...
Hi, firstly get a thorough cleaning session done. Anddo brush and rinse with mouth wash before you sleep.
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I am suffering from a teeth disease. I did not know its name. Because of this, all my tooth are covered by a white layer. My tooth are looking yellowish every time. Even I brushed well everyday, always the disease occurs. Please give me a proper solution. Thank you :)

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am suffering from a teeth disease. I did not know its name. Because of this, all my tooth are covered by a white la...
There are a few conditions like this with whitish and yellowish which occur right from birth or childhood. It could be flurosis which is because of the water having high fluoride level. If iit is a genetic condition in which case it will be seen right from birth or early childhood. Other members in your family might also have this. In these cases you can try some procedures to change your teeth color by going to a dentist. It will not go with brushing. If you have other problems like cavities or weak teeth because of this condition then some treatment can be done for that too. If this has occurred later in life and not from birth then it could just be very poor oral hygiene maintenance and a lot of food particles could become hard and white over a long period of time. This could give a white or yellow appearance. For this also you need to visit a dentist and clean your teeth.
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My teeth are turning yellow. How can they be white again by natural approaches as I dont wanna take allergic medicines?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Howrah
My teeth are turning yellow. How can they be white again by natural approaches as I dont wanna take allergic medicines?
No one is asking you to take medicines. Medicines are not allergic. Human being is allergic to medicine. Keep your teeth clean, visit a dentist and get them cleaned.
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I am 22 years old. I have eye sight problem and my teeth are also have cavity. I am can please suggest me some medicine for my teeth as well as eyes. I am average looking. I want to gain some weight also. Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I am   22 years old. I have eye sight problem and my teeth are also have cavity. I am can please suggest me some medi...
Once your teeth r damaged by cavities they cannot b treated with medicines but require definitive treatment by dentist such as filling or rct n capping if the cavities r extensive. Donot ignore them n visit a dentist at the earliest.
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