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Dr. Prathap Chandran

Dentist, Chennai

200 at clinic
Dr. Prathap Chandran Dentist, Chennai
200 at clinic
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Dr. Prathap Chandran is one of the best Dentists in Guindy, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Prathap Chandran personally at Vivek's Dental Care in Guindy, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prathap Chandran on Lybrate.com.

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Hi doctor, Pus-formation on my upper premolor tooth gums, its been happening since last one month .It stays for few days and then busrt.Although I am not feeling any severe discomfort.So what advise would u give me, do I need to go for the root canal or medication will be suffice. Thanks in advance. Tag-Dental,Dentist

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Hello sir kindly get an IOPA or the x-ray done of the desired tooth. If the infection has not spread to the surrounding structures and can can be cured by antibiotics and root canal then u can go for it or else something else has to be planned.
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Teeth are becoming yellowish. I'm brushing twice a day. What is the reason? What is the remedy?

BDS, PG Diploma In PG Advance Course Of Oral Implantology On New Generation Implants, PGDHHM
Dentist, Gurgaon
Teeth are becoming yellowish. I'm brushing twice a day.
What is the reason?
What is the remedy?
Your condition should be checked clinically actually as what type yellowishness you are talking about .It may be because of stains, smoking or may be your gums must have recessed .Treatment can be planned only after clinical check up.
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MALE AGE 43 HAVING SENSATION IN TEETH TO HOT AND COLD?

BDS
Dentist,
Sensitivity is either because of wrong brushing method or cavities or periodontitis. You should brush in correct method using soft brush. You can try triguard toothpaste.
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How to cure bad smell from my mouth.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
How to cure bad smell from my mouth.
Ultrasonic scaling can be done to remove any old deposited foul matter. Regular use of mouthwash and 2 times brushing plus mouth freshners can reduce your problem. Also get your boul examinatikn ti see if you have constipation or any other issues of stomach tract.
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For the better teeth what can I do?

For the better teeth what can I do?
Oxygen allergy? for the better health of your teeth and gums, you should brush properly twice daily and go for routine check-up at least once in a year to your dentist.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Is There a Link Between Gum Disease and Diabetes?
consult for better info.
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I am 19 years old sir in my mouth there are 2 big ulcer so what should I do.

CERTIFIED ORAL IMPLANTOLOGIST, NON-RESIDENT J.R. IN DEPTT. OF ORTHODONTICS, BDS
Dentist,
Dont worry, start warm saline rinses alternately with a chlorhexidine mouthwash. Also apply ulci-heal gel over that surface.
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What is the reason for mouth ulcers and how to overcome this.?

What is the reason for mouth ulcers and how to overcome this.?
There are many reasons for mouth ulcers, one of the reasons is stress, so first reduce that. As far as treatment, apply mucopain and hexigel ointment on ulcer.
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Sir/mam. I have sensitivity in my left teeth. I can't drink water. Not even cold or hot drinks. Its been 4-5 days. Parents are suggesting me to apply HEXIGEL. Will it be fine. Or should I use some other techniques? Is there any other homemade techniques?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Sir/mam. I have sensitivity in my left teeth. I can't drink water. Not even cold or hot drinks. Its been 4-5 days. Pa...
Hello. Tooth sensitivity — also known as dentin hypersensitivity — affects the tooth or exposed root surfaces. This occurs when the enamel that protects our teeth gets thinner, or when gum recession occurs, exposing the underlying surface, the dentin, thus, reducing the protection the enamel and gums provide to the tooth and root. If hot, cold, sweet or very acidic foods and drinks, or breathing in cold air, makes your teeth or a tooth sensitive or painful then you may have sensitive teeth. Tooth sensitivity can come and go over time. Causes: There are many causes of tooth sensitivity, including: Worn tooth enamel from using a hard toothbrush or brushing too aggressively Tooth erosion due to highly acidic foods and beverages Tooth erosion due to bulimia or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) Gum recession that leaves your root surface exposed There are several conditions which can cause pain, but which are not tooth sensitivity: Dental caries A cracked or chipped tooth Grinding or clenching the teeth Leakage around restorations External tooth bleaching Management: Proper oral hygiene is the key to preventing gums from receding and causing sensitive-tooth pain. If you brush your teeth incorrectly, or over-brush, your gums may become sensitive. Brushing properly twice daily for 2 minutes with toothpaste that does not have high levels of abrasives, and flossing once a day, can help reduce the chance of tooth sensitivity. A diet low in acidic foods (tomatoes, pickles, tea, citrus fruits) and drinks also helps prevent tooth sensitivity. Treatment: Apply Plantago Q/ few drops on cotton swab, place it on the affected teeth and press it tightly, do it thrice a day. Orally, take Mag. Phos. 6x/ after every 2 hours. Do visit a dentist for proper diagnosis, share the reports with me. In case possible, will help you in treating your problem.
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I am 48? years old diabetic form last 22 years and heart patient started my tooth gum problem it start loosening the tooths how I can stop this problem thanks.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am 48? years old diabetic form last 22 years and heart patient started my tooth gum problem it start loosening the ...
We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical, gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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B.D.S
Dentist, Jaipur
Don't rush, when you brush: for maximum results, brush your teeth for atleast 2 to 3 minutes.
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I have problem in my gums, bleeding while brushing. My tooth became yellowish a little. please give me any suggestion in order to get rid of this problem. And please suggest me a toothpaste which can whiten my tooth. Thanks.

Dentist, Gurgaon
I have problem in my gums, bleeding while brushing. My tooth became yellowish a little. please give me any suggestion...
aayush, you need to visit a dentist for the same. you need to have scaling and polishing of your teeth, as it is because of the gum infection that your gums are bleeding. these procedures will also improve the colour of your teeth upto some extent. but if you want them white then go for bleaching treatment.
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B.D.S. (Dental Surgeon) , House Surgeon
Dentist,
Do not use your teeth for doing something other than chewing food. Using them for cracking nuts, removing bottle tops or ripping open packaging can result in chipped or broken teeth.
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I used to chewing tobacco. Now I had left it but there is spot on my teeth. How to reduce them.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I used to chewing tobacco. Now I had left it but there is spot on my teeth. How to reduce them.
Please visit a dental surgeon and get your teeth cleaning and polishing done. Stains will be removed by polishing and stop chewing tobacco please.
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Sir my son 10 years old his teeth totally damaged some teeth are black what I should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Sir my son 10 years old his teeth totally damaged some teeth are black what I should I do.
Hello since your son is 10 years old so he must be having permanent as well as milk teeth. Do visit your dentist to check which teeth are affected by the decays and get the appropriate treatment done as soon as possible. Thank you.
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Hi. I have a yellow teeth. May age is 21 working in nightshift from 6 months when I joined to work at nightshift from then how much every I brush my teeth looks yellow. Help me.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Hi. I have a yellow teeth. May age is 21 working in nightshift from 6 months when I joined to work at nightshift from...
Tooth looks yellow due to deposits, stains and fluorosis. First do cleaning of teeth (scaling) to remove deposit and stains in teeth. And do bleaching if needed, if fluorosis it need a treatment called dental veneer it can be done by using composit or ceramic.
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Hi doctor, I'm 25 years old for last 4 days I'm suffering with mouth ulcer what I have to do please let me know so, what to do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi doctor, I'm 25 years old for last 4 days I'm suffering with mouth ulcer what I have to do please let me know so, w...
Cap bnc one a day local application of metrogyl gel suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water take fibrous food.
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I am a 32 years old male and have teeth pain for last 4 months. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am a 32 years old male and have teeth pain for last 4 months. What should I do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need root canal treatment. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. Advise c. Amox 500mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Metrogyl 400mg 1-1-1, thrice daily, t. Imol 1-1-1, thrice daily (contraindicated in conditions with gastric ulcer, asthma, wheezing, allergy), c. Becosules 1-0-0 once daily all for 3 days only. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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Using a hard-bristled toothbrush can harm

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Using a hard-bristled toothbrush can harm
A hard-bristled toothbrush coupled with an aggressive brushing technique can cause irreversible damage to your gums. Use a soft toothbrush and gently brush your teeth at a 45-degree angle, in a circular motion. Using a back-and-forth, sawing motion causes the gums to recede, and can expose the root of the tooth, making teeth extremely sensitive.
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