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Dr. Priyanka is one of the best Dentists in West Mambalam, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Chitra Dental Clinic in West Mambalam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Priyanka on Lybrate.com.

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I have cavity and yellow teeth so what paste I use. And we have to use colgate or not.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
I have cavity and yellow teeth so what paste I use. And we have to use colgate or not.
kindly get scaling and polishing done and if you want you can also get bleaching done. kindly get the cavity filled before it becomes deep and painful. brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. use any toothpaste having fluoride content but brushing with correct technique is important.
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I am 32 years old man. Lately my job profile pushed me to grow a habit of skipping or untimely lunch due to excess work pressure. This habit led to generation of bad breath, generating from stomach. Now even though I had tried homeopathy medicine but not getting cure and causing real problem for me I feel like bad breath coming from inside as the breath is heavy. The homeopath medicines provided a very short time benefit but again the problem resurfaced. I have a weak digestion problem too.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
try to improve your habit, take lunch and dinner at proper time, dinner should be taken at least 2-3 hr before going to bed, you must have proper slip. take tab flagyl 400 1tab tds, tab lan 30 empty stomack in morning for 5 day. wash your mouth after eating. do tooth brush morning evening, do mouth wash with mouth wash, consult dentist for scaling, if needed. it will help you. welcome for further help.
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I am 63 years old. I do not where from the bad odor erupts around me, either through my mouth, or nose. I had sinus problems while I was young. After surgery in the nose, for some years the bad odor emission did vanish, but after certain period it has again started. I had recently got my dental treatment done for the cavities. Please guide me thoroughly.

M.D.S.
Dentist, Mumbai
You need to go for a thorough chec-up to the ear, nose throat specialist. If he says there is nothing wrong, then consult a dentist. You may be checked again for cavities, gum problems, spaces between your teeth and treated accordingly.
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Sir, I am 23 year old. My canine teeth are misaligned. What I do for it? what are the best treatment and suggest one orthodontist.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
You have to consult an orthodontist. If you opt for invisible braces or invisalign which costs around 1 lac per year. Then I can do it for you myself. If you opt for fixed braces which costs lesser then the orthodontist in my clinic will do it for you.
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Why is Coconut SO good for you?

MS (Psychotherapy and Counselling), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Kolkata
Why is Coconut SO good for you?
Apart from its use in many Indian homes for traditional reasons, coconut has several health benefits to offer -

1) Helps diabetics by slowing sugar release into the bloodstream.
2) Boosts metabolism and increases energy because it is more likely to be burned as fuel than stored as body fat.
3) Helps treat malnutrition because it is easy to digest and absorb.
4) Kills disease-causing bacteria, fungi, yeasts and viruses because of the antimicrobial effects of its fatty acids.
5) Prevents strokes and brain disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.
6) Prevent tooth decay - coconut oil fights bacteria responsible for tooth decay and could be a healthy, non-chemical additive in toothpaste and mouthwash.

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I am 57 now, I have bleeding froms gums. I visited a doctor and am taking vitamin B. But still bleeding occurs while brusing and sometimes in evenings.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Blood sugar esp fasting blood sugar and Hb1-ac should be checked.High sugar can cause oozing blood .Gumex gum astringent, use of G-32 tablets, and Flagyl -400 mg thrice a day for 5 days, vitamin Becozinc 1daily for 15 days.Thorough scaling and Oral Prophylaxis to be done.
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I have cavity problem. I brush twice a day but cavity doesn't stop and in other tooths are also cavity started. What should I do and which toothpaste I use to prevent cavity?

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I have cavity problem. I brush twice a day but cavity doesn't stop and in other tooths are also cavity started. What ...
The cavities cannot be stopped or cured by any medicine or toothpaste. I would suggest you to consult a dentist at the earliest and get your cavities filled before it's too late. You can use a fluoride containing toothpaste to prevent caries but it is not a substitute for filling or restoration.
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What is the best option lingual braces or invisilign for 2-3 mm front teeth gap and 1 mm side gap what are their costs and how much time does both takes treatment is for 40 year old man.

BHMS
Homeopath,
What is the best option lingual braces or invisilign for 2-3 mm front teeth gap and 1 mm side gap what are their cost...
Lingual braces are the most effective I this type of gap, and cost varies in different cities and in different clinic also, soo it will be better for you to visit your nearby dentist for this purpose.
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How can I get clean teeth? In my teeth there is some yellow after brush. please give me some tips.

BDS, FICOI, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE)
Dentist, Bangalore
How can I get clean teeth? In my teeth there is some yellow after brush. please give me some tips.
Some times your brush cannot remove all the deposits on surface of teeth ,it needs a special instrument called scaler to remove it by a dental expert, kindly visit your nearby dentist so that he can clean your teeth and you can get back your beautiful smile, after cleaning follow dentist instructions strictly for better results.
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My wife has non-stop pain in lower jaw running upto the head. Pain is less after a good sleep but grows up in sometime. This is happening from last 3 days. We are afraid if its a cardiac related problem. please suggest.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My wife has non-stop pain in lower jaw running upto the head. Pain is less after a good sleep but grows up in sometim...
U have not mentioned age no it doesn't appear to b cardiac prob the ailment of tmj should b ruled out can you send me digital x-ray of open close mouth tmj on line n if any other symptoms pl give details.
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Dentist, Chennai
If any patient is having crowns (caps) go for scaling (cleaning) for every six months to protect our crowns(caps) otherwise the money u spent will be wasted......

Dear Doctor, I have a problem in my oral cavity i. E; my gums are bleeding and a hole is formed (on upper part of my front gum) through which root of the teeth is visible. One good thing is that I don't have pain. So, please suggest me to solve this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dear Doctor,
I have a problem in my oral cavity i. E; my gums are bleeding and a hole is formed (on upper part of my ...
Pranay You are having problem like bleeding gums and hole in upper part of gum in front tooth and root is visible. visit dental surgeon for repair of teeth . get scaling and polishing of teeth . rinse with listerine mouthwash
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Hello sir, I am suffering from dental problem (pariya) from last six month. Can you suggest what should be done?

BAMS
Ayurveda, Pune
Hello sir,
I am suffering from dental problem (pariya) from last six month.
Can you suggest what should be done?
As you tell ,u suffer from pyrrhoea. Its infective condition. Take gandhk rasayan and chandraprabha tablet and gargal with nim, tulsi,haldi decoction thrice in day. Use vicco vajradanti powder for cleaning of teeth. Avoid food which increse pyrrhoea. U may get results after doing this things but if not then consult.
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Since last one month the saliva in mouth tastes very sweet. Is it symptom of diabetes or any other problem.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
That can be due to food you take either carbs or sugar intake which increases the sugar level of saliva this leads to increased caries risk brush after every meal
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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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I have already a bridge, but I want natural looking teeth, ad I know about dental implants, but I do not want to put artificial things in my mouth.

PERIODONTIST, B.D.S.
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
I have already a bridge, but I want natural looking teeth, ad I know about dental implants, but I do not want to put ...
Hello lybrate-user, you are already having artificial bridge in your mouth. Implant are good because putting implant you don't have to take support from adjacent teeth. They are fixed into the bone like a natural tooth. Esthetically and functionally they are the best option of replacing the tooth.
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I have ulcer problem in my mouth. I do get severe pain on certain days. I am 20 years old. What should I do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment.
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All About Hyperdontia

Master of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Gurgaon
All About Hyperdontia

Hyperdontia is a peculiar and quite rare dental problem which involves the growth of excess number of teeth. It can appear during birth and last till the primary teeth fall out to be replaced by the permanent set of teeth, or appear with the rise of the permanent teeth. If a person shows a tendency to grow more than 20 temporary teeth or more than 32 permanent teeth, he or she suffers from hyperdontia. 

Where do the additional teeth occur?
The additional teeth or supernumerary teeth can appear anywhere inside the mouth or dental arch, but the most common ones are called wisdom teeth and they grow as anterior molars after a certain age. Extra teeth in new born infants are called natal teeth. Occurrence of more than 4-6 supernumerary teeth is rare, although there have been known cases of more than 30 supernumerary teeth. 

Why does hyperdontia occur?
1. Hyperdontia often occurs in association with a few select disorders like cleidocranial dysplasia, Ehler - Danlos syndrome, Gardner syndrome, and cleft lip and palate. 
2. Although the exact cause of hyperdontia has not yet been discovered, some studies have shown that it might be a result of over activity of dental lamina during the phase of tooth development in infancy. 
3. It could also possibly be due to genetic or environmental factors. 

What problems does it pose and how can hyperdontia be corrected?
1. The existence of extra teeth often causes problems in speaking.
2. It may also cause deformation in the mouth region, and impediments in a lot of other functional activities like eating. 
3. In rare cases, the extra tooth/teeth may be agents of tumors or cysts. 
4. Therefore, treatment must be swiftly undertaken so as to remove the extra teeth and prevent rise of further teeth in the same spot. 
5. Sometimes, hyperdontia also leads to overcrowding and misshapen rows of teeth; this can also be corrected with extensive procedures.

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I am having gum bleeding, in morning when I brush then I am having such problem please suggest than can I use salt and oil mustard sarso)

Dentist, Delhi
I am having gum bleeding, in morning when I brush then I am having such problem please suggest than can I use salt an...
If if you are having problems of bleeding gums it is not the solution to use mustard Sarso please visit your dentist because you are probably having gingivitis periodontitis don't do the delay regarding the treatment because if you don't treat your teeth fear to loos them. U must be having issue of bad breath too.
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BDS
Dentist, Thane
Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.
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