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Dr. Praveen

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

17 Years Experience
Dr. Praveen BDS Dentist, Chennai
17 Years Experience
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To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
To provide my patients with the highest quality dental care, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies.
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Dr. Praveen is one of the best Dentists in Nungambakkam, Chennai. He has been a successful Dentist for the last 17 years. He is a qualified BDS . He is currently associated with C&C DENTAL WINGS PVT LTD in Nungambakkam, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Praveen and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Bangalore University - 2000
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I have a tendency of swallowing saliva all the time and this kinda makes me uncomfortable when I'm among a group of people and if they are watching me swallow saliva. Is it normal to swallow saliva continuously and is it ok to swallow saliva when other people are watching us?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have a tendency of swallowing saliva all the time and this kinda makes me uncomfortable when I'm among a group of p...
Swallowing saliva is normal. Its how you do it that is making you uncomfortable. Practice before a mirror the least award way of swallowing saliva in public. Remember practice makes perfect.
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Hi i am having Pain in jaw, bellow jaw side area and near ear. And little bit swelling also. What I do.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi i am having Pain in jaw, bellow jaw side area and near ear.
And little bit swelling also. What I do.
Is there a history of any injury if not rule out mumps if not than give rest to the jaw it could b tmj arthralgia
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Hi doctors my teeth are never clean- always have a slightly yellow tinge even after good amount of brushing. What I do for this.

BDS
Dentist, Patna
Hi doctors
my teeth are never clean- always have a slightly yellow tinge even after good amount of brushing. What I d...
You could go for veenearing and I would also suggest a better tooth paste with active salt ingredients.
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MDS, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
How do I know I have dental erosion?
Dental erosion -Erosion usually shows up as hollows in the teeth and a general wearing away of the tooth surface and biting edges. This can expose the dentine underneath, which is a darker, yellower colour than the enamel. Because the dentine is sensitive, your teeth can also be more sensitive to heat and cold, or acidic foods and drinks.
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I have a mouth problem. A chhala(ulcer) in my mouth is permanently. It is automatic problem from past few days.

BDS
Dentist,
Please check near the ulcer does it comes in contact with the sharp or corner of any tooth if it so just go to a dentist and get it trimed.
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I am 85 male. Suffering from a wart in the mouth for the last 4 years. Any non invasive cure?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Ranchi
If that is wart then it is due to fungal infection. Consult good dentist for anti-fungal medication.
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I am 35 years old male. My teeth are very sensitive. I am finding difficult to chew and eat food. I tried several home remedies and changed my tooth paste also but still the same problem remains. Please help me with this problem. Thanks Akhter.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 35 years old male. My teeth are very sensitive. I am finding difficult to chew and eat food. I tried several hom...
There are varied reasons for sensitivity. One of the common causes for sensitivity is wearing off of the ename that is the hardest layer of the tooth, for this the treatment depends on the tooth structure loss and which part of the tooth structure is lost. Second most is recession of gums causing exposure of the root surface of tooth can also cause sensitivity. Another thing causing sensitivity is sinus problems. Depending on the cause treatment can be planned. Hence check with the doctor, cause delay in any one of this can cause you trouble.
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How can I clean my teeth or which toothpaste should I go for? I have yellowish teeth.

BDS
Dentist, Noida
How can I clean my teeth or which toothpaste should I go for? I have yellowish teeth.
There are several causes of tooth discoloration, including: foods/drinks. Coffee, tea, colas, wines, and certain fruits and vegetables (for example, apples and potatoes) can stain your teeth. Tobacco use. Smoking or chewing tobacco can stain teeth. Poor dental hygiene. Inadequate brushing and flossing to remove plaque and stain-producing substances like coffee and tobacco can cause tooth discoloration. Disease. Several diseases that affect enamel (the hard surface of the teeth) and dentin (the underlying material under enamel) can lead to tooth discoloration. Treatments for certain conditions can also affect tooth color. For example, head and neck radiation and chemotherapy can cause teeth discoloration. In addition, certain infections in pregnant mothers can cause tooth discoloration in the infant by affecting enamel development. Medications. The antibioticstetracycline and doxycycline are known to discolor teeth when given to children whose teeth are still developing (before age 8). Mouth rinses and washes containing chlorhexidine and cetylpyridinium chloride can also stain teeth. Antihistamines (like benadryl), antipsychotic drugs, and drugs for high blood pressure also cause teeth yellowing visit a dentist for the treatment.
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I am 25 year old I missing single tooth in upper jaw teeth name is canine can get implant with very lowest cost.

BDS, MDS Pedodontist , Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Delhi
I am 25 year old I missing single tooth in upper jaw teeth name is canine can get implant with very lowest cost.
Well Dental implant is the best the a for your problem at your age. A good dentist, a good implant and a good equipment to place implants will cost you a round 25 to 30k. Being a implantologist myself I know it's a cost factor which sometimes make patient reluctant for implants .But implants are best option for a young patient like you. There are multiple payments option I give to my patients when they come for implants. You can visit and talk.
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I have problem to eat food because there are many small red spots are made on my tongue. What I have to do? please ans me quickly?

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
If red spots are acute in onset take injection vitcofol 2cc intramuscularly every alternate days for five pricks.
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I am facing pyria problem. Can you suggest the best toothpaste or other medicine.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am facing pyria problem. Can you suggest the best toothpaste or other medicine.
- use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water or hydrogen peroxide to keep the area clean. Avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums. - eat a balanced diet and limit snacking between meals. Carbohydrates and sugars feed dental plaque. - try an oral irrigation device, commonly known as a" water pick, to clear debris from around the gum line. - you may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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Dental implants are the most economical solution to tooth loss

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Dental implants are the most economical solution to tooth loss
Dental implants are the most economical solution to tooth loss.
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My Teeth are quite yellow due to fluoride mix. Its been over 15 years. I did consult few dentist's, however they could not find permanent solution. Please let me if anything can be done to yellowness from my teeth permanently.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
My Teeth are quite yellow due to fluoride mix. Its been over 15 years. I did consult few dentist's, however they coul...
Mitesg You are having yellow teeth due to fluoride you have already spoken to doctors . consult cosmetic dental surgeon for bleaching and tooth veneers . ..
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PG Fellowship In Microdentistry, BDS
Dentist, Thane
The retainers can be taken out while having meals and should always be put in their cases.
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I have a teeth problem, 5 years ago I had lost my tooth, there will be any problem in future? I am with out tooth now.

Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
I have a teeth problem, 5 years ago I had lost my tooth, there will be any problem in future? I am with out tooth now.
Sir as soon as possible you should replace your missing tooth. Well but the reason behind is if you don't replace your tooth and leave the gap as it is, the adjacent tooth will start moving towards the open space and also the tooth above the blank space. This will loosen those teeth and gradually they will fall. So don't make this mistake and undergo the treatment.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Toothpicks can be an alternative to use for flossing if dental floss is not available. Remember not to be too harsh while using it.
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Dental Implants - Types and Benefits

BDS, FICOI, MDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dental Implants - Types and Benefits

Dental implants are a type of a treatment that is carried out to replace missing teeth. During the process of extracting a damaged tooth, the root and the crown are removed. So, a dental implant involves placing a tooth on a precise titanium insert which is surgically placed on the jawbone. These supporting inserts are placed in the jawbone because they fuse with the jawbone (similar to orthopedic plates) and thus provide a strong foundation for the replacement teeth. 

Why tooth loss matters? 
A missing tooth or teeth can not only take away from the beauty of your smile, but tooth loss can also have many negative effects on your oral health, including:

  1. Bone loss
  2. Shifting and drifting teeth
  3. Bite changes
  4. Chewing difficulty
  5. Wearing down of remaining teeth
  6. Changes in the jaw joint

Types of implant placement 
Whether an implant is placed immediately or in 2 phases depends on a variety of factors like bone density,initial fit of the implant during surgery,the other teeth,area of jaw,loads received during chewing etc.

Dental implant placement can be of two types

  1. Immediate single stage placement: In this type we place an implant and give you at least a temporary crown immediately,followed by a permanent crown shortly thereafter.
  2. Delayed (2 stage) Implants: Such a placement is usually to safeguard the implant from any early forces when its just healing and fusing within the bone.After the placement the implant is kept covered below the gum for 3 months and uncovered after this period to give you a permanent crown.

Benefits
Now that you know about the different types, it is time to move on to the benefits of getting these.

  1. Long lasting: Compared to other treatments such as tooth bridges which last for 5-10 years, dental implants can last for an entire lifetime if maintained properly.The only part to replace is the crown.
  2. Mimicking natural teeth: Your replacement teeth will feel similar to your actual teeth, so you do not need to worry about your self-image issues. Flash that wonderful smile of yours without thinking over it the second time.
  3. Preserve surrounding teeth: When an implant is inserted in place of a missing tooth, adjacent healthy teeth are not damaged.
  4. Comfort: Dental implants being a fixed replacement they have none of the problems that removable dentures or other substitutes may cause.Patients who replace all of their teeth with dental implants can feel more comfortable talking, smiling and eating.
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I have mouth ulcer for about a month I am using vitamin b And iron tablets and orasep gel Still ulcer is huge in size but reduced as compare to 10days before Pls suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
You need a good checkup in which dentist will find out the cause of ulcer n laser treatment of ulcer for quick healing.
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My wife is pregnant 6 months she got a wisdom teeth can it be removed or by taking medicine the pain will cure.

BDS
Dentist, Bhopal
She is in second trimester which is relatively safe for dental procedures, you can go for removal of the wisdom tooth antibiotics and pain killers which are safe in pregancy to be taken.
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BDS
Dentist, Amritsar
Munching foods like apples, pears, carrots or celery after brushing can help in preventing discoloration as they trigger tooth-bathing saliva which helps in keeping the teeth whiter.
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