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Dr. Prerna

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Prerna Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Prerna is a trusted Dentist in Vepery, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at C U Shah Diagnostic Centre in Vepery, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Prerna on Lybrate.com.

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BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Fruits and vegetables which require continuous biting like apples, carrots and corn should be avoided as it can become quite difficult while the braces are on.
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Dear Doctor, I am getting wounds in my mouth regularly. It may last for 3 to 4 days. Is it a symptom for any other diseases or is it a big problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Dear Doctor, I am getting wounds in my mouth regularly. It may last for 3 to 4 days. Is it a symptom for any other di...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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Sir my little brother have bad breath problem He feel very shameful Please tell me any solution He also tried mouth cleaner Please Dr. Help.

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
Sir my little brother have bad breath problem
He feel very shameful
Please tell me any solution
He also tried mouth c...
You must get professional teeth cleaning and polishing by dentist. Please improve your diet, sleep, Water intake. Reduce stress and smoking like bad habits if any.
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My mouth stinks badly regularly even after brushing my teeth. This very bad smell please help.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My mouth stinks badly regularly even after brushing my teeth. This very bad smell please help.
Hello, bad smell from mouth could be because of deposits on your teeth or food lodged in your teeth. Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. Brush twice daily, maintain proper brushing technique, floss regularly and rinse after every meal. Visit dentist every 6 months.
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BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
Why People Avoid Dental Care Treatments?

Dental Health is important.

Although, most of us enjoy a healthy oral condition that's because we have been taught by parents and school teachers that we should keep our teeth clean. The School might have arranged dental health seminars and taught how to brush, what to do with your teeth, and how to keep them healthy.

That's how we are going to teach our generation. It's a process.

What Dentists Need to Do?

Dentists are experts in oral health care and management. Not only they treat the dental patients, but also make people aware how to avoid the dental issues. Dentist's responsibilities include:

�Diagnosing the oral diseases and problems.

� Spreading the awareness on oral health.

� Providing the solutions for dental health issues.

� Making and implementing the dental health plans for patients.

� Make necessary assessment arrangements such as dental x-ray to start treatment.

� Guiding the patients during and after the treatment.

� Showing case studies of past experiences to aware patients and other people.

5 Reasons Why People Avoid Dental Treatment

Following are the reasons why people normally avoid their dental treatments in the first place:

1. They have busy Schedules

People have busy schedules. We all have jobs to do. That's one of the reasons most people delay or avoid their dental treatments because they think they don't have time after their job hours. Keeping that in mind, we shouldn't avoid our dental treatment.

2. They don't want lengthy Procedures

Admit it. Dental procedures are lengthy and time-consuming. It might take 3 to 4 months if you have a major oral disease or dental treatment. Haven't you heard from people that they have kept the braces on for next six months as per dentist's advice?

3. They Feel no Pain

If there is no pain, there is no problem. Some people think that way!

It's fair. You might be noticing the symptoms of a dental problem while having ice cream or drinking coffee. If you feel something is wrong with your teeth, you better consult with a dentist before something goes really bad and gets worse.

4. They don't want dental treatment pain

Pain is one of the treatment avoiding factors. Especially women and children don't want to have dental treatment pain. Delaying or avoiding the dental checkup or surgery due to the fear of pain isn't the right thing to do.

5. They don't consider it as Important

People who think it's not really important to get dental treatments should read the American Dental Association's views on Dental Care. Once they read that, they will find out that scientific studies have shown the association of dental issues with other diseases including diabetes and heart problems.

I want to get my teeth white so please suggest me what should I use to get my teeth white. I use to brush my teeth daily twice then also I am not getting white teeth. So please suggest me any effective method or medication.

PGDHHM, BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I want to get my teeth white so please suggest me what should I use to get my teeth white. I use to brush my teeth da...
For whiter teeth .brush regularly twice daily morning and evening. Rinse after all meals. Reduce intake of tea coffee and spices that tend to change tooth colour. Get scaling and polishing of teeth done. Bleaching of teeth can be done for whiter teeth.
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I am suffering from toothache since last 3-4months. I tried a lot of medicines but I am not cured yet. When I am brushing my tooth, it is bleeding. Sometimes my mouth spread a smell which very worst to bear. I am using mouth wash daily but I can't get rid on it. Please suggest me.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Howrah
I am suffering from toothache since last 3-4months. I tried a lot of medicines but I am not cured yet. When I am brus...
Lybrate-user I am sure you are doing all this after being suggested by a dentist. If so then you must have also been suggested some treatment. Get it done and your problem will be solved.
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I am 30 years old and my tongue coloured change in to blackish whats the problem doc what should I do.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
take tab multi vitamines, tab neurobion forte 1tab daily for a month. tell me you are consuming tambacoo. welcome for further help.
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I am a 32 years old female and have toothache for last 4 weeks. What should I do?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am a 32 years old female and have toothache for last 4 weeks. What should I do?
Hi. It could b due to cavity formation. A xray is required to advice further. Get xray done and send it to me and would revel everything regarding your problem.
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Hi from few days I am feeling sensitivity in both the sides of my tooth's specially when I eat sweet I consulted dentist he gave me tablets but it znt working well. What should I do?

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi from few days I am feeling sensitivity in both the sides of my tooth's specially when I eat sweet I consulted dent...
Hi lybrate-user. Sorry to know your suffering sensitive teeth tooth has a layer on the top called enamel which is a protective layer preventing leakage into the layers beneath this. The next layer below this enamel is called dentine, which is a very sensitive layer. So when you say your tooth is sensitive which means that your enamel is probably missing in few areas or thin in few areas exposing the second layer which is a sensitive layer. There are few toothpastes available in the market which combat sensitive teeth. It works for few individuals. However meet your dentist to actually diagnose the problem and then go ahead with treatment. Your dentist might suggest you simple enamel fillings or any other type of treatment which is appropriate depending on the severity of your sensitivity. Tooth sensitivity can also be due to your gums shrinking and making your tooth look longer. Which would need gum treatment to be done. However get your medical records updated and mention to the dentist if you have any gastric regurgitation, which cud be the cause at times. Minimize the intake of carbonated drinks, citrus fruits, squeezing lemon to food, consumption of wine as these are the very few major culprits to dissolve the top layer of the tooth and exposing the second layer thus making your teeth sensitive. Stay away from tobacco related habits which also makes your teeth sensitive try to use soft tooth brushes to prevent unnesasary wearing of the tooth surface. Your dentist would be the right person to customize the plan which suits you the best as every individual is unique. I hope I clarified your query
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BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth. Tooth pastes which contain flouride help in keeping the teeth healthy by reducing the risk of tooth decay.
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My age is 12 and my teeth going bad. Pls tell me what to I do so my th set is comes in good condition?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My age is 12 and my teeth going bad. Pls tell me what to I do so my th set is comes in good condition?
Get a cleaning done by a dentist if you have deposit on your teeth and brush once in th morning and at night. To maintain a healthy condirion and if you want to know something else please be specific.
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I am suffering from tooth cavities. It can be cured by medicines or I have to take any diagnosis.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I am suffering from tooth cavities. It can be cured by medicines or I have to take any diagnosis.
Hello Tooth cavity is not repaired by any medicine so it's better for you to consult your dentist and get fillings done Regards
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Am suffering from mouth ulcer. What medicine is better for fast relief from mouth ulcer.

BDS
Dentist, Kapurthala
Am suffering from mouth ulcer. What medicine is better for fast relief from mouth ulcer.
Dear user, start taking vitamin b complex in combination with vitamin c tablets daily for quick relief.In addition do not consume spicy and hot food and start consuming atleast 9-11 glasses of water daily. You can use glycerine on ulcers for a temporary submission of pain.
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I am 64 year old female. My upper teeth have been extracted before 2 years. Now I want to get the teeth implant done. Could you please tell me if it is possible and what is the procedure of the same?

Dental Clinic
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am 64 year old female. My upper teeth have been extracted before 2 years. Now I want to get the teeth implant done....
Yes it is possible. Success of the implant depends upon the overall health and condition of the bone. The time frame for completing the implant and crown depends on many factors. When the traditional method of placing an implant is used, the shortest time frame for a complete implant is about five months in the lower jaw and six months in the upper jaw. This includes surgeries and placing the permanent crown. However, the process can last a year or more, particularly if bone needs to be built up first. In another technique, implants and healing caps are placed at the same time. If the dentist is using mini implants, he or she will place them as well as the crown, bridge or denture at the same visit. In the traditional method, two procedures are required, with three to six months between them. During the first procedure, a small incision is made in the gum where the implant will be placed. A hole is drilled in the bone, the implant is placed into the hole in the bone, and the incision is stitched closed. At the end of the healing period, a second procedure takes place. It involves making a new incision to expose the implant. A collar, called a healing cap, is screwed onto the top of the implant. It helps the surrounding gum tissue to heal. After a few weeks, the healing cap is removed. The abutment is screwed into the implant and used to support the crown.
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I am divorced April 2009 then I am not married yet and I have no sex. Till I am tobbaco chewing, tention. My acidity is high. And gum recetion. And bad breath. I am quit chewing tobacco. And drink lots of water Pls help to stop bad breath. Thank you.

BDS
Dentist, Ludhiana
hye sayed , go to the best dentist in your town , get your teeth cleaned , polished and bleached .your teeth may come out nicely . you will be having a sweet and confident smie . and you will hate to ruin it by chewing tobbacco again. this will also solve your bad breath but u need to consult your dentist for gum recession .stay smiling .
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I lost my 5 teeth in an accident and fake hurts me hardly any other thing help me please.

BDS
Dentist, Jaunpur
I lost my 5 teeth in an accident and fake hurts me hardly any other thing help me please.
You mean artificial teeth are hurting you first of all which type of artificial teeth you have removable or fixed? if its hurts then most probably its fitting is not good anyways another artificial can help you or an implant is a great option little costlier but if you are of young age then I personally recommend implant hope you get the answer.
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Hello I seem to be suffering from mouth ulcers and am not able to chew food as that area pains a lot. Would be great to know why mouth ulcers occur and how to cure them. Is it concerned with heat or unhygienic food?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
It is related to stress level and hormonal changes. Have vit. B complex for atleast 10 days. Visit a dentist.
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There is a small hole in my teeth (the previous one of my wisdom tooth) which is not reach to th root. What to do now, please prefer me something else without root canal, through which I cure permanently. Like permanent filling.

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
There is a small hole in my teeth (the previous one of my wisdom tooth) which is not reach to th root. What to do now...
Hi shashwat As u mentioned its a small hole and hasn't gone deep enough. Then rush to your dentist and get it filled. It might not require root canal at this point. Any way your dentist wud be the best person to make a decision. Good luck and God bless Dr supreeth s m
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Bad breath from mouth always. Feel shy to talk with anyone. Please suggest remedy.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Bad breath from mouth always. Feel shy to talk with anyone. Please suggest remedy.
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. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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. Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. B) 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. Adv. Cleaning, filling of all tooth cavities to avoid food stagnation that eventually cause a foul smell. C) Quit smoking and avoid tobacco products. Brush teeth twice a day. Floss daily. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. Brush or scrape your tongue. Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. Consult a physician too. Adv. Cleaning, filling of all tooth cavities to avoid food stagnation that eventually cause a foul smell.
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