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Dr. R. Barghavi Balakumar

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. R. Barghavi Balakumar Dentist, Chennai
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To provide my patients with the highest quality healthcare, I'm dedicated to the newest advancements and keep up-to-date with the latest health care technologies....more
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Dr. R. Barghavi Balakumar is an experienced Dentist in Mylapore, Chennai. He is currently associated with Dr. R. Barghavi Balakumar@St.Isabel's Hospital in Mylapore, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. R. Barghavi Balakumar on Lybrate.com.

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My teeth are little bit front. I took treatment from doctor he kept clip also after one year he removed that clip. Now am feeling little bit better but also am not satisfied. Now teeth are went inside but am feeling that my gums are little bit front. So what should I do now.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
My teeth are little bit front. I took treatment from doctor he kept clip also after one year he removed that clip. No...
Some times after removal of braces doctor suggests retainers for another 6 months. Consult the doctor if you need retainers.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Dental Powders (red misri, black misri , tobacco,etc) are 21 times more abrasive to your tooth causing wear and tear of your tooth leading to sensitivity and pain. Thus use of fluoridated toothpaste is recommended.
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Hello sir, I have a pain in my tmj joint of Jaw in right hand side. Having swelling in skin around that joint also have clicking sound while moving jaw here & there. What to do.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery, Master of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hello sir, I have a pain in my tmj joint of Jaw in right hand side. Having swelling in skin around that joint also ha...
Tmj pain what is the history? Any trauma or Injury to the joint either or due to functional or any other has to be ruled out. You must take a CT scan preferably in mouth open and closed positions. Temporarily you may take a NSAID pain killer and it will relieve your inflammation too. A topical fomentation can be tried. Have soft diet. Use the other side for chewing. Support the lower jaw with your hand under when yawning. See an expert Oral Medicine specialist and take the proper treatment after the diagnosis is established.
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I have got a severe ulcer on my tongue. Please help as I am getting sever pain in the tongue.

MDS - Periodontics, BDS
Dentist, Kolkata
You can apply Kenacort paste locally on the ulcer thrice daily, mucopain gel thrice daily before food. It will take some time for the ulcer to heal naturally.
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I am 63 years old, suffering from pyorrhea on middle stage, advised to take teeth cleaned by dentist, should i?

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
You should most definitely get the cleaning done and also follow it up on a more regular basis in the future to ensure the problem doesn' t progress. All you need to ensure that the procedure is done with proper ultrasonic powered instruments and in the right manner.
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Does rubbing a banana peel on teeth whitens them? Also please tell me other ways to whiten teeth naturally.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Does rubbing a banana peel on teeth whitens them? Also please tell me other ways to whiten teeth naturally.
Hello, as a home remedy you can apply strawberry crush or baking soda on your teeth for some time to whiten your teeth.
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I hav lill yellowish teeths that i dont like at all more over i feel whn i smile the very slight gap between my teeths got visible So can i go for smile treatment what will it cost and from whr i cn get it done fr 100% result Im from Nagpur

Dental surgeon
Dentist, Ahmedabad
your yellowish teeth can be whitten by bleaching treatment and spacing in between teeth can be treated by filling or many more options depend on upto how much space u have
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Whenever I add sprouts, soya beans, oatmeal etc in my diet, I suffers from gum swallowing. What should I do?

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Homeopath, Patna
Whenever I add sprouts, soya beans, oatmeal etc in my diet, I suffers from gum swallowing. What should I do?
Dear lybrate user It,reveales that hour intake specially protein is not properly digested. Take,plenty of water to eliminate toxins & activate metabolic action. Go for a walk in d morning. Tk,your breakfast,lunch & dinner,easily digestible,on time. Homoeo medicne. @ Nux vom 20 a6 pills,thrice a day. @ CalendulaQ-110 drops,with 1/4 cup of water rinse your mouth,twice a day. Please,report,wkly.
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Suggest any tooth paste for children below 2 years. I already purchased one tooth paste named as" cheerio gel" fluoride medicated oral gel. Is it suitable for child?

BDS
Dentist, Noida
Suggest any tooth paste for children below 2 years. I already purchased one tooth paste named as" cheerio gel" fluori...
Fluoridated pastes are ok but you need to see the fluoride content. Should not exceed more than 200-250 ppm in case for use by a 2 year old. Also spitting a must after brushing. Good luck.
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I have very bad breath. My teeth are yellow always. How can I get rid of that. please suggest me how get my teeth white. Plzzzzzzz help me.

BHMS, MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Gurgaon
I have very bad breath. My teeth are yellow always. How can I get rid of that. please suggest me how get my teeth whi...
You should definitely visit a dentist. Keep your mouth clean. Brush at least twice a day. Use a mouth wash. Rinse your mouth always after eating something. Eat less sugar. Keep your stomach healthy by eating healthy food.
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My son is 14 years old and his teeth turn yellow. What could be the possible reason?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
My son is 14 years old and his teeth turn yellow. What could be the possible reason?
Sir tooth stains are due to the oil and turmeric content of the food. You cannot prevent staining but you can minimize it by regular rinsing after meals.
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I have first problem is that my stomach is paining & other problem is my teeth are bleeding so I want reason.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have first problem is that my stomach is paining & other problem is my teeth are bleeding so I want reason.
- 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. - have your dentures aligned as needed. - 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. You may consult me in person.
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My teeth are becoming yellow. There are spots and sensitivity too. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Dhamtari
First of all you must avoid excess intake of beverages like tea, coffee, liqour, medicines in your diet. If your teeth have discoloured you must immediately rush to dentist for bleaching(whitening) of teeth. And if there is sensitivity, primarily you should change your toothpaste. Secondarily if sensitivity remains alive you must have artificial cap or cover on your teeth.
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My age is 18 years. My mouth is turned to the left jaw. I have a 8-9 year old photograph which I had not folded so that it has become too much. It does not hurt but my face looks dirty. What should I do now?

MDS Pediatric Dentist, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My age is 18 years. My mouth is turned to the left jaw. I have a 8-9 year old photograph which I had not folded so th...
Hey Omi, this shifting to one side can be due to any trauma at young age or any muscle problem. but to give you exact diagnosi, i need to see ur present and old picture.
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BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
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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MDS Endodontist, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Drying up of the mouth after taking a large no. of medicines is quite common. We suggest increasing your fluid intake or using an artifical saliva generating product or chewing a sugarless gum after a meal which help in keeping your mouth moist.
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Hi I have teeth whitening issues my teeth look so dirty I want to make it white I some cigarette also.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Hi I have teeth whitening issues my teeth look so dirty I want to make it white I some cigarette also.
Hello, You need to visit the dentist and get a deep scaling and polishing done. For more brighter teeth you can ask for options like bleaching or whitening to a dentist.
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BDS, Certification In Oral Implantology
Dentist, Ghaziabad
 Do you rinse your tooth brush thoroughly after brushing? If not, then start doing it. A dirty tooth brush may develop bacteria that will enter your mouth each time you use that tooth brush for brushing your teeth.
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BDS
Dentist, Ramanathapuram
If plaque accumulates in your mouth and you are unable to get rid of it despite brushing daily, there is another way out. Waterjets hare devices which blast pressurised streams of water to remove plaque from the deep areas of your mouth can be used.
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