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Dr. R C Lalitha Amirtham

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

33 Years Experience
Dr. R C Lalitha Amirtham BDS Dentist, Chennai
33 Years Experience
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Dr. R C Lalitha Amirtham is one of the best Dentists in Besant Nagar, Chennai. He has helped numerous patients in his 33 years of experience as a Dentist. He has completed BDS . You can visit him at Seethamma Dental Clinic in Besant Nagar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. R C Lalitha Amirtham on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - Madras Dental College, - 1984
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Indian Dental Association

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New No. 65, (Old No. 61-D), A. V. Church Road, Besant Nagar. Landmark: Near RMC Tower, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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I am 23 year old and in teeth there are lot of sensitiveness how to solve the problem of it please help me and which tooth paste will help me to get.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I am 23 year old and in teeth there are lot of sensitiveness how to solve the problem of it please help me and which ...
This could b either due to sensitivity due to loss of enamel surface or due to decay of tooth. Tooth decay can b treated by filling of tooth or by rct n capping of the decay is deep. Sensitivity can b reduced by using desensitizing toothpaste such as senquelf or sensodyne toothpaste by rubbing some amount of toothpaste onto your tooth surface n wait till 5 mins before rinsing it off. Get your teeth evaluated by dentist to know the cause of your problem n get treated accordingly. Regsrds.
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I feel my jaw are very painful especially when I move my neck towards front site and I listen a clicking sound from my right side of jaw when I open my mouth. I also feel heavily breathing problem from it. Is this breathing problem occurred due to my tmj problem? If yes or no then how to cure this problem?

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Noida
I feel my jaw are very painful especially when I move my neck towards front site and I listen a clicking sound from m...
Neck Exercises. Neck Stretching. Postural Correction. Shoulder Shrugs. Take frequent Breaks at work. Core Strengthening Exercises. Use cervical pillow. Use Back Support. Self Massage the back of neck.
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I get ulcer in my mouth often. I have this problem since months ago. Please help me.

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Gurgaon
I get ulcer in my mouth often. I have this problem since months ago. Please help me.
Might me it's due to gastric upset, constipation.visit physician and take folic acid tablets and apply kenacot gel.
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My mouth has a permanent bad taste even after eating or drinking or brushing my teeth and using a mouthwash I' ve had the problem for 10 years and constantly eat mints or chew gum though this doesn' t help for long. Can it be cure?

BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Prolonged fresher might have given problem even if u use mouth wash without diluting also u will have problem, tongue cleaning should be done.
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I have foul smell problem from last 1 month even though I brush regularly and have a balanced diet routine.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
I have foul smell problem from last 1 month even though I brush regularly and have a balanced diet routine.
Bad breath can b caused fue to various reasons. Due to smoking n using tobacco products, dental prob such as decay teeth, unclean tongue, gum infections, reduced saliva n dry mouth, ill fitting dentues, salivary gland probs. Other diseases n infections which also cause bad breath r sinus infections, respiratory tract infections such as bronchitis n pneumonia, liver n kidney probs, diabetes, acid reflux from stomach etc. Get scalling done by dentist. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush, floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage your gums with your finger tips after brushing. Keep your tongue clean. Rinse your mouth well after each meal. Get your decay teeth filled. Visit your dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs. Inspite of these measures if bad breath persists, consult a general physician for further evaluation.
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I have pain in my wisdom tooth. So I am not able to eat properly sometimes. Please tell the best method for to stop pain permanently.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have pain in my wisdom tooth. So I am not able to eat properly sometimes. Please tell the best method for to stop p...
Consult a maxillfacial surgeon if third molar not in correct direction it may have to be removed otherwise the pain will keep coming n going it may turn into an emergency if it gets infected.
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How to maintain healthy gums. My gums are bleeding for last few days and sometimes I get itching in it. What should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
How to maintain healthy gums. My gums are bleeding for last few days and sometimes I get itching in it. What should I...
Few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - 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 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.
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Sugar - How It Affects Your Teeth?

M.D.S, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI) , B.D.S
Dentist, Hyderabad
Sugar - How It Affects Your Teeth?

Sugar is an all pervasive substance that is found in most food items although specific ones such as candies, colas and sweet delicacies tend to have more of it. While it may taste great on the tongue, it may not be so good for your body as well as your teeth. Teeth are especially affected by sugar as an ingredient in all items of food. Some of the ways it affects your dental health are discussed below –

  1. Sugar from colas, sodas and other carbonated beverages: Sugar that gets into your body in the form of carbonated beverages are the worst in terms of the nooks and crannies that it gets into. As it is in liquid form, it can swirl around the toughest corner and deposit sugar there. This will encourage the growth of harmful bacteria, causing a host of problems.

  2. Dissolving tooth enamel: Tooth enamel is the topmost layer of teeth. This is the layer which is visible to the naked eye and is white in color. Foods such as chewy candies can leave a hard lump of sugar lodged in your teeth which the saliva in your mouth will not be able to dissolve away. This will keep producing acids and result in the dissolving of the enamel. Enamel protects the nerves of the teeth and thus will result in extreme pain and even tooth decay.

  3. Encourages the growth of plaque: Plaque is an obstructive and sticky substance that forms on many parts of your body, including the teeth. Plaque is an ideal breeding ground for bacteria and these bacteria feed and grow on the sugar from the foods that you eat. These bacteria can cause cavities, gum infections, bad breath, destroy the enamel among causing other dental problems as well.

Some of the other related problems that can be caused by sugar on your dental health are:-

  1. Reduction in the size of your back teeth due to erosion from acids formed from sugar.

  2. Gum infections of various kinds which may end up requiring surgery.

  3. Changes in the bite of a person i.e. the way upper and lower teeth come together.

  4. Sugar may also affect the growth of bacteria in the mouth, which in turn may also cause digestion problems.

  5. Causes bad breath due to buildup of bacteria.

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My tooth filling dropped out I am scared to go again to the dentist. What should I do to cure it at home?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My tooth filling dropped out I am scared to go again to the dentist. What should I do to cure it at home?
•If there is a loose or broken filling, the filling will be taken out, any decay will be removed and a new filling put in place. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection.
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How to stop tooth erosion ?

Avoid carbonated and aerated drinks, avoid alcohol, avoid tobacco in any form.Brush your teeth with fluoride tooth paste, avoid acidogenic substances, avoid too much caffeine or tea.Use a medium or medium soft tooth brush, get yourself checked by a dentist once in 6 months, avoid acidity.If you have acidity. You should take treatment, avoid oily, spicy fatty foods, take plenty of water and fresh fruit juices, use mild mouthwashes, have lot of salads, green veggies and fruits in your diet. Floss your teeth regularly.
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My teeth is yellow. Please help.

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
My teeth is yellow. Please help.
Get your teeth clean by the dentist and also the bleaching treatment if require by that treatment you will get good white teeth you are well come to consult.
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I have foul mouth smell, now my mouth is acidic and more acidic when I eat biscuit etc. Last 2 day my tongue feels heavy. I have to brush and clean tongue 3-4 times a day. I go 3 times within 30 minutes in the morning to clear my bowel. 1-2 times in 10 days I have to take Aciloc or Eno. Normal BP No Sugar.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
U have to take retodril twice, ornidazole 500 mg once and tablet pantocid twice for 3 days and use Listerine or chlorhexidine mouthwash on regular basis
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After sneezing a bad smell is coming how to solve it? Please advise.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
Hi. There could be food depositions over a period in gums between teeth called calculus. Kindly get scaling done and you would be fine.
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I am 21 year old female. I am having frequent mouth ulcers in lower lip area from past 2 or 3 months. I consultedconsulted Dr. who gave me medicines and said it is a viral infection. I have completed the course of medicine twice still there is no relief. I am not able to eat properly. Kindly advise.

MBBS, MD, CCEBDM(diabetology), CCMTD(thyroid dissorders)
General Physician,
Mouth ulcers can have numerous causes. I will be explaining few of them with remedy glossitis due to vitamin defficiency (comonest)- vitamin b3, b6, or multivitamin supliment other causes are abthus ulcer, sub mucus fibrosis, gingivitis, traumatic ulcer due to teeth anomaly etc which need specific medications accordingly. Thank you.
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BDS
Dentist, Nashik
To avoid tooth decay and gum disease due to plaque build-up, daily flossing is highly recommended.
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I am 23 year old. I want to get braces in my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I am 23 year old. I want to get braces in my teeth.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (model study, full mouth & profile x-ray) 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. 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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Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
Sensitive teeth and gums can be difficult to endure on a daily basis, because foods you eat and liquids you drink can cause you pain. By chewing on a guava leaf twice a day, you can relieve gum and tooth sensitivity, bleeding gums or mouth sores.
Not only do guava leaves relieve pain in the mouth, but a guava leaf can be ground up and used as a toothpaste to relieve sensitivity, as well as cure bad breath associated with gingivitis.





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I have fungus in mouth when I eat normally spicy and drinks. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I have fungus in mouth when I eat normally spicy and drinks. What should I do?
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need candid ointment until then. You may consult me in person too. 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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My jaw is poking outside nd I feel so ugly. Braces can set only my teeth in. What about my upper jaw? The only option is surgery? No other special braces can be worn?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My jaw is poking outside nd I feel so ugly. Braces can set only my teeth in. What about my upper jaw? The only option...
Hi lybrate-user. Some people naturally have jaws either bigger or smaller than what is considered to be normal. If you are concerned about the appearance of your face/ jaw, you can consult an oral and maxillofacial surgeon for an evaluation. After a clinical and radiographic analysis, the conclusions can be drawn as to how much of a correction of the jaws do you require. Usually, in such cases, treatment consists of both, braces as well as surgery. Braces for the correction of the teeth, and surgery for the correction of the jaws. It is known as orthognathic surgery. Depending on the evaluation, you may require surgery of either single jaw or both the jaws. Hope this helps you. Take care.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
Gum diseases, if treated at the initial stage itself can be reversed easily. By getting the accumulated tartar and plaque removed by a dentist, there is a chance that they can get better without much ado. 
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