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Dr. R. Barghavi Balakumar

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. R. Barghavi Balakumar Dentist, Chennai
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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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Hi, I have fluorosis. I feel embarrass when I smile. please suggest something to get rid of this problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi,
I have fluorosis. I feel embarrass when I smile. please suggest something to get rid of this problem.
Visit a dentist. The method of acidic micro abrasion, followed by remineralisation procedures, assures a considerable recovery of the dental surfaces affected by fluorosis. Best way is capping or veneers for upper front 6 teeth & lower front 6 teeth. Until then use tooth mousse tooth paste. Apply this paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min. Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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Sir my son 19 year old having 6' height is having 50 kg weight since last two years he has a problem of mouth ulser frequently i. E. 2-3 times in a month please suggest to relief from mouth ulcer and weight gain.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hi since your son is in the pubertal stage some tend to get ulcers due to horonal variation, use hiora mouth gel or dentogel he will find temporary relief while eating as the pain will vanish and he can eat use it whenver you can and use polybion tablets one a day and dexorange syrup 10 ml for his general well being
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Hello sir I have done my root canal week before but because of some traveling I haven't filled my drilled tooth yet. Is it okay if I do it in day of two?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Hello sir I have done my root canal week before but because of some traveling I haven't filled my drilled tooth yet. ...
it is ok but take care while chewing food.. that tooth might get fractured because it is weak at this time...and get the permanent filling done as soon as possible. ..
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I'm​ feeling salty taste in my mouth since 4 days. Would you tell why this happens and what should I do now.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I'm​ feeling salty taste in my mouth since 4 days. Would you tell why this happens and what should I do now.
You may be having gastroesophageal reflux disease or sinusitis infection. The possible causes of a persistent salty taste are dehydration, medications, salivary gland diseases. Be sure to brush your teeth regularly to keep bacteria from building. Improve you hydration. Certain substances like acidic or spicy foods can also aggravate your taste buds.
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M suffering from oral submucous fibrosis and can not open my mouth. Suggest me medicine.

BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Greater Noida
M suffering from oral submucous fibrosis and can not open my mouth. Suggest me medicine.
Burning sensation with less spicy food and less mouth opening. Strictly stop any tobacco chewing. Sm fibro one daily for three months. See your dentist. May require some interlesional injections.
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I have my front tooth displaced due to repeated falling and is shaking, please recommend sound advise and some medicines.

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
I have my front tooth displaced due to repeated falling and is shaking, please recommend sound advise and some medici...
If severe mobility is there then go for extraction and get them replaced. If the mobility is not considerable then you can go for splinting of your front teeth and try to avoid biting from front teeth.
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My tongue was in shape of teeth cut shape and red dot also Fast three months still have, whats the problem And I masturbating daily, is this was a reason?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
My tongue was in shape of teeth cut shape and red dot also Fast three months still have, whats the problem And I mast...
Dear Lybrate user. I can understand. MASTURBATION is normal, natural and never unhealthy. Even animals do masturbate. As a human being, you are also an animal. Every animal has sexual instinct because they are designed to reproduce. Human being also has sexual instinct and therefore he needs to satisfy sexual instinct. Therefore, to satisfy sexual instinct, a man or woman, masturbates. In any case, masturbation is never unhealthy or will never affect your physical or sexual health or it cannot affect your future sex life and the ability to have children. Masturbation cannot affect your growth or cause pimples or cause hair fall or cause shrinkage of penis or loss of vital nutrients or cause problems in testis size or colour etc. Masturbation cannot increase your belly fat or cause obesity. You should try to reduce the masturbation frequency to thrice a week and continue masturbation. You can be sure; there are no side effects to masturbation if you are able to restrict it to thrice a week. Jogging and physical exercise are always good to keep you fit and stop worrying about sex and allied thinking. I suggest online sex counseling and therapy. Take care.
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I have problem in my mouth, my tooth are not really strong I want to fix braces wire can I put that.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have problem in my mouth, my tooth are not really strong I want to fix braces wire can I put that.
Kindly consult an orthodontist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) & clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need fixed / removable braces. Requirements may depends on the age, complaint, duration of the treatment & affordability. Cost of cosmetic dentistry (braces) varies with dentist. You may consult me in person.
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BDS, Certified Endodontist, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Siliguri
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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BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease which occurs because of the inflammation of the gums. It can easily be reversed with daily brushing and flossing and getting dental cleaning done regularly.

I am 23 years old. I have mouth ulcer continuously in lips, inside cheek and tounge, I cant take food properly. It burns. What should I do?

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi, there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You can go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same.
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I have dandruff and hair fall, oily head, and i am getting bleeding in gums, I have dust in my eye what should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Saharanpur
I have dandruff and hair fall, oily head, and i am getting  bleeding in gums, I have dust in my eye what should I do?
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique.
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Post-Graduate Certificate in Endodontics
Dentist, Cuttack
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.

Hi. I got infection in my tooth. Its been 3 years I was feeling sensitivity and it was getting increase with time. Now a days I am feeling pain in that tooth. Do I need rct? Can I smoke during the period of treatment?

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Hi. I got infection in my tooth. Its been 3 years I was feeling sensitivity and it was getting increase with time. No...
Hello, lybrate-user. First thing I would like to tell you and others is that dental problems are not cured by medicines. You will always need to undergo dental treatments when the cause is decay, fracture or plaque/calculus. Your history suggests infection, but without pics or doing inspection, its hard to know the cause. Still, if the tooth has decay n its not mobile then go for the root canal treatment as it would save your tooth and restore the functionality. Secondly, when tooth has pus at the end of the root due to infection, its better to avoid any type of heat to the local area either in form of hot massage, hot water gargles, or even smoking. Heat may spread the infection to other spaces leading to swelling. Smoking leads to interdental bone loss and your teeth become mobile. Most importantly, it may cause cancer. I hope this information would help you.
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सर हमारे दाँत मे(चौभर वाले मे) कीडे लग गये है बीच-बीच मे दर्द भी होता है। समाधान बताये।

BDS
Dentist, Lucknow
सर हमारे दाँत मे(चौभर वाले मे) कीडे लग गये है बीच-बीच मे दर्द भी होता है। समाधान बताये।
Teeth pain may be due to various reasons like infection, sensitivity or trauma. If your teeth is decayed it is better to get it filled or treated by a dentist. If you are opting for root canal treatment do not forget to get a crown on the effected tooth. If you want to go for only medicinal treatment so let me tell you only medicine are not going to be very effective untill you get this treated by a dentist.
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I have dental problem for last 2 years. Dr. suggested gum surgery. But it is very painful. Any other options with out surgery.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Rajkot
I have dental problem for last 2 years. Dr. suggested gum surgery. But it is very painful. Any other options with out...
No there is no other option but it wont be painful after giving proper anesthsia so go for it nothing will happen .
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Homeopathy and Tooth Decay

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Homeopathy and Tooth Decay

Excessive intake of starch and sugar oriented foods lead to tooth decay and this dental condition is often associated with other serious symptoms like dental pain, gum swelling and others. Deficiency of a few minerals, especially magnesium, calcium, phosphorus and vitamin-D also causes this kind of dental condition.

If you want to get instant relief from unwanted symptoms, then you should rely on medicines, but normal medicines will not do any good; rather you should take only homeopathic medicines. Innumerable homeopathic medicines have been currently invented by the experienced researchers that can efficiently deal with all kinds of dental troubles or issues.

Main homeopathic medicines used for treating tooth decay: Your smile can be now well preserved and protected in the long run by using different kinds of useful homeopathic medicines. You should use these medicines only after they have been prescribed by the homeopathic practitioner. Some of the most prominent options in this regard are as follows:

  1. Belladonna: If you are having a severe toothache due to tooth decay and are looking for an instant solution, then nothing can be a better option than this medicine. Apart from removing the dental inflammation, it is also very much helpful in maintaining dental pulp condition. On the other hand, nervous excitability can also be efficiently controlled by taking Belladonna.
  2. Chamomilla: This is also quite a popular homeopathic medicine, which is prescribed by maximum homeopathic experts for dealing with different kinds of acute dental conditions. Dental sensitiveness can be completely reduced, and necessary warmth can be catered by this medicine so that your ears do not get hurt due to dental pain. This is very much effective, especially during emergency dental conditions when the pains are simply getting unbearable.
  3. Mercurius: Pulsating toothaches due to broken or decayed tooth can be now controlled only by this medicine. Sometimes, doctors prescribe many other medicines along with this drug in order to handle the dental troubles in a proper manner. Sometimes, painful ulcerations can also be prevented by using the concerned medicine. Now, night-time dental emergencies can be well-treated with this remedy.
  4. Arnica: This is one of the commonest recedes and this homeopathic medicine is now available in almost every house so that any kind of dental troubles, especially severe pains due to tooth decay can be prevented. In fact, this is the safest option of all.

Overall, one can say that homeopathy provides the best remedy to toothaches that too without any side effects.

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Front lower central both teeth are mobile and as per suggestion it may needed minor surgery of root. Kindly tell me how much it will cost and what time it required to complete the same.

MDS (Pediatric Dentist), BDS
Dentist, Mathura
Front lower central both teeth are mobile and as per suggestion it may needed minor surgery of root. Kindly tell me h...
Either go for splinting (make stability to the tooth) or go for extraction of mobile tooth and bridge for the teeth.
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I have done with all the process of root canal treatment. But cap is not fixed yet. How much it costs to fix now.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I have done with all the process of root canal treatment.
But cap is not fixed yet. How much it costs to fix now.
There are varieties of cap & cost varies with the dentist. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. Advance procedures can be done with laser. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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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MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Eating a piece of cheese after a meal helps in pulling away some of the plaque and leftover tiny food particles from meals. And since it contains calcium, it adds to the health of teeth and bones as well.
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