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Dr. Prathap Sekhar

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. Prathap Sekhar is one of the best Dentists in Shenoy Nagar, Chennai. He is currently practising at Sekhar Dental Clinic in Shenoy Nagar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prathap Sekhar on Lybrate.com.

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New No. 25, Old No.13, Ayyavoo Street, Shenoy Nagar. Landmark: Near To Billroth Hospital, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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Sir iam suffering with mouth smell it start from after one hour from when I brushed my teeth how to over come this problem give me one suggestion sir.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir iam suffering with mouth smell it start from after one hour from when I brushed my teeth how to over come this pr...
Infections in the mouth, such as dental caries (tooth decay), periodontal (gum) disease or mouth sores related to other conditions may contribute to bad breath. Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. Dry mouth also can cause bad breath. Smoking or chewing tobacco-based products also can cause bad breath, you may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then.
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I am 25 years old male and facing problem in my teeth since 2 month. My teeth is sensitive and sometimes pain in my last teeth in bottom row. What should I do?

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
I am 25 years old male and facing problem in my teeth since 2 month. My teeth is sensitive and sometimes pain in my l...
Hello. This is the age where the wisdom tooth erupts into position. Pain and sensitiveness is due to impingement of wisdom tooth on to the 2nd molar. This condition is called impaction. The tooth can be removed by mild surgical procedure under local anesthesia. Hope this helps.
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I have teeth problem, From last 5-6 years. Sometimes it's get blood while brushing.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have teeth problem,
From last 5-6 years.
Sometimes it's get blood while brushing.
Bleeding is associated with gums problems. There can be a accumulation of debris around the teeth and inside the gums. It is neccessary to get your teeth cleaned by ypur dentist to get a permanent solution.
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Sir I am 5th class govt civil contractor. I chewing gutkha last five year now I facing some problem in my mouth. First of all I going to quit my gutkha habit 100% for my girl child. The problem I am facing is when I sleep at night some kind of very small current you can say jhanjhnahat come from my leg to my head and I woke very fast. I feel if I not woke up, my mouth close tight automatically, I feel some pressure try to close my mouth so dat tym I scare very much and I eat anything from fridge and try to distract my mind from my body. At dat tym when I woke by this problem I feel very week. I want to live I quit my bad habit 100%. I am in very tense and stress I think I am suffering frm cancer. Pls guide me from which govt cancer hospital I hv to go or I start my checkup with normal medicine doctor. I know I did vry big mistake to chewing gutka but know I want to live for my family pls give me your bless by giving your lyfsaver advise. Thankyou.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir  I am 5th class govt civil contractor. I chewing gutkha last five year now I facing some problem in my mouth. Fir...
Hello sir, Quit habits strictly. Seems like you have oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF). Kindly consult an oral & maxillo facial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need conservative or surgical management for mouth opening depending upon the stage of OSMF .Advise full mouth opening, ballooning exercise & side to side movement of the jaw. Wrap 25 to 30 ice-cream sticks, make a bundle, put it between upper & lower front teeth for 15 minutes thrice a day increase 1 sticks each day. As for now advice T.SM fibre-30nos, once a day for a month, C. Becosules 5 cap (enriched with Vitamin A, Vitamin B & Vitamin E specifically), for five days in the morning after meals. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person.
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Teeth Jewelry - Understanding the Step By Step Procedure!

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Teeth Jewelry - Understanding the Step By Step Procedure!

We all desire and do many things to get a bright, white smile. So, how about adding a small tinkle that would flash every time you smile? Teeth jewelry is gaining popularity and includes placing diamonds or gems on the teeth. The idea of flashing a red ruby or a blue sapphire only adds to the joy that is revealed through the smile.
Tooth gems are colorful crystal glasses mounted on a thin aluminum foil which can be used on the teeth. Unlike body tattoos and piercings, there is no invasive procedure involved in dental jewelry placement and is therefore much safer. There is no drilling required, no pain, and hardly any extra maintenance after their placement. These gems or crystals can be placed even for special occasions and removed later.

Here is how it is applied: Once the patient has agreed to go for a tooth jewelry, given them various options to finally arrive at the color, size, and shape of the jewelry. The following is a step-by-step approach for placing it on the tooth.

  1. The tooth is completely dried, isolated, and cleaned with a polishing paste
  2. Tooth is etched with 37% orthophosphoric acid for about 30 seconds. This will improve the bonding of the jewelry to the tooth structure
  3. The etchant is then rinsed off with water and the tooth is again dried for about 10 seconds
  4. A light-curing bonding agent is applied on the tooth, left in place for about 20 seconds, light-cured, rinsed off and dried again
  5. Place a small amount of flow composite on the tooth surface
  6. Using a small forceps, pick up the jewel to be placed on the tooth without touching with fingers. Avoid skin contact especially on the back of the jewel. Position it in the desired way and apply gentle pressure
  7. The jewel should be in close contact with the enamel, pushing out the excess composite material from the tooth structure
  8. While still in the dental chair, show it to the patient on a mirror and make minor adjustments if required
  9. Once the final position is achieved, cure the composite thoroughly for about 60 seconds. Cure it from all side including the back of the tooth.
  10. It takes about 4 minutes for the entire placement easy, is it not?

Complications:

  1. Lost jewelry due to aspiration
  2. Chronic irritation to the adjacent mucosa (especially lips or tongue)
  3. Tooth fracture due to weakened natural tooth structure, especially if the chosen jewelry size is slightly bigger
  4. Tooth jewelry is for any person who wants to add a sparkle to their smile, of a color of choice. It is advantageous in being temporary, painless, and of course brightening and dazzling the smile. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dentist.
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I want to clean my teeth my teeth are stained with panmasala looking very stains can I make them white?

BDS
Dentist, Kharagpur
I want to clean my teeth my teeth are stained with panmasala looking very stains can I make them white?
Go for oral prophylaxis. Ultrasonic scaling and polishing. If not clean go for tooth bleaching. You can go for veneering also.
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Hi, I need braces as my teeth are slightly outwards (upper jaw). Can you suggest me which braces should I go for along with the prices. Age: 28.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Hi, I need braces as my teeth are slightly outwards (upper jaw). Can you suggest me which braces should I go for alon...
Price cannot be revealed without a thorough clinical evaluation, so usually the starting price shall be about 30000 for metal braces.
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Good afternoon,for last two month I have been found that my tooth are getting decay. It is corroding while I bite my tooth itself, it is something like sand in my mouth. Help me to recover from this.

BDS, pg certification in aesthetic dentistry
Dentist, Gurgaon
Dear , kindly get your oral hygiene evaluated and get the proper treatment from the nearby dentist. Its impossible to give you the solution without checking it clinically. Regards Dr. Nilay Bhatia
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I am 24 years old. When I do brush. My teeth blooding, my brush colour in blood, and apple also, what I should to do?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
It gum problem, get your complete oral prophylaxis done and then I ll prescribe some medicines as well. You may consult me for same.
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