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Dr. Pravin Devaprasad

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Pravin Devaprasad Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Pravin Devaprasad is a trusted Dentist in Nungambakkam, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Pravin Devaprasad personally at White Dental Spa - Nungambakkam in Nungambakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pravin Devaprasad on has an excellent community of Dentists in India. You will find Dentists with more than 39 years of experience on You can find Dentists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.


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Dentist, Mumbai
Did you know that oral ulcers are very common and most of the time they are very harmless?They generally heal in 9 to 10 days time.

but did you also know that those ulcers which DO NOT HEAL within 3 weeks should be investigated by a specialist?
A specialist means an oral pathologist , if one is unavailable, an oral diagnostician?

On 2008 I have make a cement on it now One of my teeth had becoming black. What should i do?

Homeopath, Kolkata
Remove the teeth ,consult dentist. You can take carbo veg 30, one drops in 1/2 cup of water twice daily for 15 days and consult after that if required.
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I have problem in teeth, in teeth small small black patch are there, what can I do for solving in this problem.

Dentist, Mumbai
manu you are having small black patches on teeth .can be stains or tooth decay . visit dental surgeon for cleaning and polishing of teeth can removal of decay and filing of teeth.,
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PG Fellowship In Microdentistry, BDS
Dentist, Thane
Saving a fallen tooth can be useful. Try to keep it in place while you seek immediate medical attention. If that is not the case, try wrapping the tooth in a piece of plastic or soaking it into milk and call for immediate dental service.

Canker Sores - What Causes it and How to Prevent it

Dentist, Gurgaon
Canker Sores - What Causes it and How to Prevent it

Canker sore is a kind of mouth ulcer or an open and painful sore. It is the most common and prominent type of mouth ulcer, which usually affect lips, inner cheeks or tongue. This a yellow or white spot surrounded by reddish sore. Canker sore can be either complex or simple. The common type of canker sore affects people between 10 to 20. Generally, canker sore develops in people who were previously attacked by it.

The symptoms of canker sores may include:
1. Large sores
2. An outbreak in sores
3. Excruciating pain
4. High fever
5. Diarrhoea
6. Rash
7. Headache

There can be many risk factors for canker sores. It may develop into a severe oral ulcer. Canker sores can also be triggered genetically. There are various causes of canker sores, which may include:
1. Viral infection
2. Stress
3. Hormonal fluctuations
4. Food allergy
5. Menstrual cycle
6. Mineral or vitamin deficiency
7. Immunity system problem
8. Mouth injury

Canker sores can cause difficulties in swallowing and chewing. Most of the canker sores need no treatment; they can heal on their own. There are many ways by which you can prevent canker sores, those may include:
1. Avoid some food items which can cause irritation in your mouth
2. Avoiding citrus foods like - lemon, orange, acidic vegetables and spicy fried foods
3. Avoiding problems through gum chewing
4. Brushing in a slow manner with soft-bristle tooth-brush
5. Brushing at least two times a day, especially after heavy meals
6. Drinking a lot of fluid

However, a canker sore heals on its own, without any treatment. Taking care of your oral health on a regular basis would rescue you from having canker sores. If you keep your mouth clean it would help you fight bacteria. Sometimes pain can become severe, and you might need some medications to cure your canker sores.

There are some ways through which you can treat your canker sore.
1. Antimicrobial mouth wash
2. Antibiotic medicines
3. Corticosteroid ointment
4. Prescribed mouthwash
5. You can gargle with salt and warm water
6. Orabase can also be used to create numbness

Sometimes canker sores can pop up for stress. If stress is the reason for your canker sore then some stress reduction methods like meditation, deep breathing and calming technique will help. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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I want to tighten my teeth closer which have bit gaps at present, is it possible(my age is 21)? If it is then how long it will take for the procedure to complete?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hello. can either go for orthodontic treatment which could be removable or fixed and secondly restoring the gap with good composite material within one hr to get desired results....more details can be given once I get to see pic of your send it to me and you will be given best treatment option possible for you !
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I have bleeding from the left side of my lower jaw. The bleeding is always continuing. There is a hole from where it bleeds as I had the tooth over there taken out earlier. Please help.

Dentist, Vadodara
when you have extracted the tooth is not mentioned. but it never bleeds after 24 hours. visit your dentist to determine the cause of bleeding. there might be some broken tooth or bone pieces preventing the complete healing. or there are some other causes. your dentist is the best judge.
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I am getting excess saliva in my mouth.What could be the reason and how to get rid of it ?

BDS, MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Chennai
It could be mouth brash . Excess acidity in stomach can cause this mostly occurs early morning .Avoid acidic foods in night.Use antacid if needed.
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I have broken my upper front tooth 3 days ago due to accident. I don't have any pain now. Will it be repaired or should I get it removed .Will the gap after removal can be filled or replaced by something? Pls help.

Dentist, Gorakhpur
After meeting to a dentist the real problem and future problem will be assessed by a radiograph and then if required a tooth colored filling or RCT can be done. Tooth removal in your case is least possibility yet if there is root fracture then tooth removal can not be avoided. The gap created by removal can be restored with fix bridge which is a type of artificial tooth. It has a long life so you need not worry. Thank you.
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I have so many Red and white patches on my Tongue which may be occurred due to vigorous cleaning of Tongue from Toothbrush 2 months ago. But these patches are causing wounds now. And also I do not feel comfortable in eating spicy and salty. I am also lacking Taste in food. Please help.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
it is not due vigourous cleaning it is inflammation caused on tongue which is leading to ulcerations so please consult the doctor for medication and theraphy
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I have some problem with my tooth. Dentist said it is pyria Sometimes so how should do now or how should I rectify it?`

Dentist, Raipur
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene.
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Hello sir my name is Deepak lasers I am 26 year old man I have teeth cavity and teeth pain also since last two days please tell me what should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
You may need cleaning, root canal treatment & capping. Until then apply clove oil on the decayed tooth. Rinse frequently with mouth wash. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I want to correct my upper row of teeth.Its a it raised than the lower.Many say there is no problem with it but i guess i should correct it.

Dentist, Bangalore
If you are not having problem in biting then you dont need treatment. If you are concerned about look then u should go to cosmetic dentist.
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Hi doctors I am 52 and have problem gum bleeding and bad smell can you help please thank you.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Go for cleaning of your teeth by a dentist followed by a prescribed medication course from your doctor for pyorrhea.
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Hey I am 18 years old, I had worn braces for about 2 years, after that dey had given me a retainer bt I did nt wear it regularly, hence I hav found dat my tooth d one at d front seems to hav protruded a bit. Will protrusion continue? How will I stop if it does?

Dentist, Gurgaon
Yes this protrusion will continue. I suggest you to get back to your dentist from whom you took this treatment as soon as possible. Regular use of retainer after ortho treatment is equally important. Not following this may cause treatment failure.
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I have yellowishness on my teeth because of fluoride and I have cleaned it once but did not get the whiteness and again my teeth are getting yellow, what should I do for clear whitening?

BDS, Basic Life Support (B.L.S)
Dentist, Pune
flourosis / mottling is common due to the stains becoming intrinsic... you could opt for composite or ceramic veneers if cleaning and bleaching does not help get desired result
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I am 28 year old female & I am suffering from mouth ulcers for last 3 weeks what should I do?

Homeopath, Sindhudurg
Homoeopathic treatment-borax 30 4 pills 3 times. Kali mur 6x -4 pills 3 times mouth ulcer tab -2 tab 3 times.
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Even after proper oral hygiene my mouth smells bad. I do not smoke and drink. I do not even indulge in junk food and I drink a lot of water and consume fruits. please help me. What can I do.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hello, bad smell from mouth could be because of deposits or food lodgement. Get your scaling (cleaning) and polishing done by a dentist.
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There is pain in my molar teeth of upper left side of my mouth it is not possible to chew anything with left side.

Dentist, Kochi
Hi you may want a root canal to ease your pain if the cavity is very deep. If the cavity is small and not deep a filling will do.
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Hi. I'm 16 years old. I have shooting pain in my teeth. I think it is happening because of drinking or eating something too hot or too cold. Ao please help me.

Dentist, Ajmer
Cavities might respond to hot and cold stimulus. Please get your teeth examined by a dentist. He might also take an x-ray to determine the extent of the cavity. He may ask you to go for root canal treatment if the cavity is too deep else he will remove the infected part of the teeth and restore it with a filling material.
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