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Dr. Preetha

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Preetha Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Preetha is a trusted Dentist in Adyar, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Preetha personally at Dr.L.P.Mohan's Dental Hospital in Adyar, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Preetha on Lybrate.com.

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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 have pain my back teeth. I check my family doctor. And coming pass in back teeth he said its normal not any major issue. What I do.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
I have pain my back teeth. I check my family doctor. And coming pass in back teeth he said its normal not any major i...
Lybrate-user if you hav pain in teeth den you shud visit a dentist who are the specialist of ths branch, pain in teeth can b bcoz of caries & cavity with the teeth, so as per the condition of the tooth, you may require a filling or root canal tretment.
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My problem is yellowish teeth. So what should I do. please help suggest any toothpaste.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My problem is yellowish teeth. So what should I do. please help suggest any toothpaste.
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. 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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He has painful sores on his tongue since August. He has his diabetes under control. No blood pressure. Please note that he is 82 years old.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
give him benzocaine ointment and boroglycerine to apply on ulcers . give them becosule with folic acid daily .
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I have found some smell in our left side teeth and this give some time pain but there was no any cavity or hole in my teeth please suggest what I should do.?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have found some smell in our left side teeth and this give some time pain but there was no any cavity or hole in my...
Hi smell and pain can be due to gum problem known as gingivitis with plaque deposition. You need to go for cleaning and scaling. Rinse your mouth with chlorhexidine mouthwash. Brush regularly two times daily.
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I am having pain in front teeth both upper and lower.but don't have any germs around the teeth.what is the reason?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Hapur
Go to a specialist to get both the teeth checked as may be due to any trauma or any underlying cause.
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I have marks on my face and on neck area, after some acne type things broke out in my teen years, now I am 22 years old boy and also got very crooked teeth in my lower jaw, they look very bad and as I am a marketing student I have to be good at giving the first impression. So what do you suggest for my teeth and face marks situation? Please i.

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
I have marks on my face and on neck area, after some acne type things broke out in my teen years, now I am 22 years o...
Try using bengal gram flour, honey, lemon, cinnamon powder and water mixture. Make the mixture and apply it on skin and wash it gently after 15 minutes. Try doing this once in a week.
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I am getting my wisdom tooth coming out in my upper right corner in opposite direction towords cheek touching the skin getting pain in skin, please suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
go to dental surgeon he will grind the sharp tooth and best answer is extraction .of malpositioned last molar at the earliest opportunity.
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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Chewing a sugarless gum after your meal for around 20 minutes freshens your breath and also make the leftover food particles cling to it.
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I have swollen lymph node on right side from a month, I examined a needle biopsy and it came normal. What should I do now, will it go by itself.

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
right side of what??u have not mentioned clearly the site..its good the needle biopsy is normal..still it may be due to infection in the surrounding area..it has to be treated with antibiotics ...but it would've been of much help if u mentioned the exact site of swollen lymph node
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I have boils inside my lips and it occurs consequently. When one heals next one wil come.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have boils inside my lips and it occurs consequently. When one heals next one wil come.
Did you have trauma from biting on your lips? this boil can be mucocele, (boil due to saliva producing glands in lip). Visit dentist for detailed examination, diagnosis and to decide upon treatment.
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Consumption of tobacco leads to oral cancer

BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
Consumption of tobacco leads to oral cancer and above all osmf is a precancer condition caused by tobacco.
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I had a tooth extracted a couple of months back. Now a bridge has to be made. Kindly suggest that should the bridge be only of porceline or can have a metallic component also be.

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Dear - good evening - it depends upon what you want, if front teeth or teeth coming in a smile and you want that her smile should look great - then all ceram (porcelain only) or otherwise porcelain fused to metal can also be used. It all depends upon what type and quality of work you want and how they should last - of course all porcelain (metaless) lasts almost double that of porcelain fused to metal. And metaless almosts costs 2 to 3 times the metal fused to ceramics.
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My teeth is always yellow & germs and my all body is pain right hand is very pain.

BHMS
Homeopath, Indore
My teeth is always yellow & germs and my all body is pain right hand is very pain.
Brush your teeth twice daily with dentasure toothpaste. Use liquid mouth wash for cleaning n maintaining oral hygiene.
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What to know about Adult braces?

BDS
Dentist, Faridabad
What to know about Adult braces?

Gone are the days when braces were only for children and teenagers. Today, adults don’t need to shy away from wearing braces just because it will look unattractive. It is time to not put them off. Here are the reasons to tell you why you should flaunt the braces:

  1. Your smile is more important: A beautiful smile can change your life. It creates a positive impact in your life. People around you get influenced by your positive and attractive smile. But, if you cover your mouth just to hide your teeth while smiling, it will hamper your life. Therefore, straighten you teeth and get back your confidence. A dental implant is of no use unless you straighten all the teeth using a brace.

  2. Wearing a brace can keep you away from other dental issues: Misaligned teeth can cause various dental disorders or issues. If the teeth are not aligned properly, food particles can get accumulated on the surface of the teeth, forming dental plaque. This in turn can give birth to a number of dental diseases or disorders.

  3. Braces prevent you from other diseases: Improper alignment of teeth will not allow you to chew your food properly. This in turn may cause several gastrointestinal problems.

New Age Braces-

Today, braces have evolved. They no longer look very ugly or unattractive. You will not suffer from the embarrassment of having metal braces. Nowadays, ceramic braces are available in the markets. These are translucent in nature. Besides, a new age teeth cover called Invisalign is available. These are made up of clear plastic. An individual wears them over the teeth. So, you will not have to look unattractive with the metal wire.

Advantages of Ceramic Braces-

  1. They are less painful and cause no irritation to the gums. They are friendlier to the gums than the old metal ones.

  2. Ceramic braces are translucent in nature. They have white or tooth-coloured brackets which look better than metal wires.

  3. They are durable and stronger. They can break only if they are abused or misused.

Saphire Braces-

Nowadays, you get clear braces in the markets. These are known as Saphire Braces. They are expensive than the metal ones. But, they are stronger and the greatest advantage of wearing a sapphire brace is that you don’t develop stains on them easily.

Cost of Braces-

The cost of adult braces depends upon the nature of brace you are choosing. Metal wires are cheaper. Ceramic and clear braces are costlier. Metal braces are available from INR 30,000 to 40,000 in the markets. Other braces look better but are costlier.

When to take braces?

In order to know whether or not you require a brace, you must consult a dentist first. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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I am having cavity problem so is it necessary to do RCT if pain is not happen. Please advice me.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
kindly get the cavity filled before it becomes deep and painful. avoid having sticky food and sweets before going to bed. brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. If the cavity is deep and not painful then kindly get an x-ray done of the tooth. may be you will have to get root canal treatment done if the caries is close to pulp but if it is not then you will just require filling.
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BDS
Dentist,
Electric toothbrushes are more effective at removing plaque. Those with heads that
rotate in both directions and pulsate are the most effective.
They are particularly useful for people with limited movement, such as disabled or elderly people, who often find that using a manual toothbrush does not allow them to clean thoroughly.
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Sir, Maine 28/04/2016 ko right side ka uper vala last teeth nikalvaya tha, abi us mai infection jaisa ho raha hai teeth nikalte samay us ka root wala kuch part toot gya or Dr. Ne use nahi nikala ye ussi karan ho raha hai ya fir teeth ki side mai ulcer (soft tissu) tha us ki vajah hai, sir koi treatment btaye kya kari abi.

BDS
Dentist, Ajmer
Sir, Maine 28/04/2016 ko right side ka uper vala last teeth nikalvaya tha, abi us mai infection jaisa ho raha hai tee...
Please get it examined as soon as possible. It can be due to improper healing. Do warm saline gargles 8-10 times a day. If the pain is due to improper healing the dentist will put dressing on it. You need to take care of your oral hygiene. Warm saline gargles are a must. Please visit your dentist, these things cannot be diagnosed without having a look. Have a nice day. Keep smiling.
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From 2 months my tongue is like coated white & I also feel slightly which colour inner my mouth left, right & upper side. I have exactly not known what is the reason behind it? I have also face few problems like fatigue & lack of concentration.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
From 2 months my tongue is like coated white & I also feel slightly which colour inner my mouth left, right & upper s...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may consult me in person. 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.
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