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Dr. R.Thirunavukkarasu

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics

Dentist, Chennai

19 Years Experience
Dr. R.Thirunavukkarasu BDS, MDS - Orthodontics Dentist, Chennai
19 Years Experience
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Dr. R.Thirunavukkarasu is an experienced Dentist in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai. He has helped numerous patients in his 19 years of experience as a Dentist. He is a BDS, MDS - Orthodontics . You can meet Dr. R.Thirunavukkarasu personally at Gentle Dental Clinic & Orthodontic Centre in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. R.Thirunavukkarasu and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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BDS - ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY(CHENNAI) - 1998
MDS - Orthodontics - ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY(CHENNAI) - 2001
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I am Umesh I have gum problem. Recently I took root canal +cap treatment & cap for 2nd upper molar tooth. Whenever I brush I get blood. Doctor has suggested to gentle massage, which did not help. Will you please advice.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am Umesh I have gum problem. Recently I took root canal +cap treatment & cap for 2nd upper molar tooth. Whenever I ...
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with surgical curettage or gum strengthening procedure. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. Use pepsodent tooth paste & gum paint for 2 to 3 weeks.
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Hello sir, I have bad breath problem and i eat gutka and drink alcohol three times in a week. What should i do for that?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hello sir, I have bad breath problem and i eat  gutka and drink alcohol three times in  a week. What should i do for ...
Stop tobbaco in all forms get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night use betadine mouth wash drink plenty of water.
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Caring for Braces Retainers

MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Caring for Braces Retainers
The retainers can be taken out while having meals and should always be put in their cases.

I have hypothyroidism and recently got operated for cholecystectomy. I have pain in lower rights jaw radiating to neck and ribs. sometimes its intolerable. What should i do to cure?

BDS
Dentist, Vadodara
I have hypothyroidism and recently got operated for cholecystectomy.
I have pain in lower rights jaw radiating to nec...
Your problem needs to have a thorough check up. I would advice you to get it checked as soon as possible. It could be due to some infected molar, or tmj problem but its difficult to tell anything for certain without more information.
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My teeth have suddenly become very sensitive to both hot and cold, but my mouth is otherwise healthy. What could cause this?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth have suddenly become very sensitive to both hot and cold, but my mouth is otherwise healthy. What could caus...
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning along with desensitizing procedures and / or artificial enamel filling. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. Until then apply a desensitizing paste (sensodyne tooth paste) on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min until you brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight will be better. 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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Recently I have started facing oral issues. I am facing bad odour from my mouth which is very embarrassing. Also I am facing bleeding from gums while brushing and also while gargling I am facing bleeding from my mouth. Please help me with some home remedy that I can do to cure this.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
Recently I have started facing oral issues. I am facing bad odour from my mouth which is very embarrassing. Also I am...
No home remedy is the alternative for the scaling and root planing. So better to visit the dentist and get proper scaling and root planing. Medicines. And warm saline rinses. I repeat go for scaling and root planing. Your gums will bleed too much during scaling but do not panic and much your gums bleed better results you get afterwards. Soon after scaling you will have healthy gums and no bleeding within a week. Use thermokind f tooth paste after scaling.
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My tooth are sensitive it has cavity problem also. I cant take normal water and hot tea. Few years ago one teeth was broken automatically.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
My tooth are sensitive it has cavity problem also. I cant take normal water and hot tea. Few years ago one teeth was ...
Hello, you can use any sensitive toothpaste to relieve sensitivity. Get it checked from a dentist, if there are any open dentinal tubules get it covered.
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A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
Saving your Child's Teeth Series 2:
Tip of the day:
Start your child to brush with the help of finger brushes without any toothpaste at 9 to 10 months of age, playfully while giving him/her a bath. This way the child gets used to an idea of a brush and does not shy away from brushing later on.
Toothpaste to be initiated after 1 year of age - we have special toothpastes for kids available - preferably non -foaming types to be used.
At 1 year of age to 1 year 6 months - 1/4 th the pea size toothpaste to be applied into the bristles of the brush.
upto 2 yrs - 1/2 pea size toothpaste to be applied.

Never wet the brush before brusing - the paste becomes foamy and that irritates and gags the child resulting in the child developing phobia or aversion to toothbrushing - resulting in enhanced decay of teeth later on at 3 yrs and adolescence!

My wife is experiencing severe tooth pain. She's now pregnant and going doctor asked her not to take any tablet. But she's not able to bear the pain. What shall we do.

BDS
Dentist, Dhamtari
My wife is experiencing severe tooth pain. She's now pregnant and going doctor asked her not to take any tablet. But ...
It depends on which trimester is the pregnancy .you can take plane paracetamol in second trimester of your pregnancy which is safe period while you can take paracetamol supplement mixed in water or milk when pain is intense.
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I have pain in left side face among teeth & head. I had cold for 4-5 days, Took some medicine from store and got relief but now after 1 day I have again pain. Feeling little swelling over left side face.

BDS
Dentist,
I have pain in left side face among teeth & head. I had cold for 4-5 days, Took some medicine from store and got reli...
As per your symptoms it points out that you may have a very large cavity of any of the tooth on the left side has got infected leading to the swelling. Go for an endodontic consultation.
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I have recently complete my rct in 17 tooth and still pain occurs rct completed on Tuesday and now it is Saturday what could be the reason please explain it briefly.

Post Graduate Cert in Microdentistry, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have recently complete my rct in 17 tooth and still pain occurs rct completed on Tuesday and now it is Saturday wha...
Sometimes there is Post operative soreness at the site /Tooth where the RCT has been done due to the healing of the bone below the tooth. Mostly this settles down within 2 weeks and can be mde better with the help of some anti inflamatory. Report the same to your dentsit and he will surely be able to help you.
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Whiteness inside mouth I do not know what is this, please help, some doctor said it may cause cancer.

B.D.S., M.D.S. - Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Dentist, Bhiwandi
Whiteness inside mouth I do not know what is this, please help, some doctor said it may cause cancer.
The person who has tobacco or smoking habit usually gets white or red pathes inside their mouth specially at mucosal surface of cheeks where regular contact of tobacco occurs. Yes defenately this kind of lesion may cause cancer if you continue to chew tobacco. But if you quit tobacco n along with treatment from dentist it can be cured.
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Hi doctor. I have problem of bleeding from teeth gums! what to do for this? any vitamin tablets? cleaned and using mouthwash too!

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hi doctor. I have problem of bleeding from teeth gums! what to do for this? any vitamin tablets?
cleaned and using mo...
U need to use a gum massage calld gumex so that your bleeding comes down. Also you can vit c tablets.
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Aftr initial tooth decay in between the teeth wat will b the time required for severe infections dat requires a root canal treatment.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Aftr initial tooth decay in between the teeth wat will b the time required for severe infections dat requires a root ...
Deepak no one cn tell u d exact time duration for infection to grow.it depends on ur oral hygiene.bad oral hygiene can let u reach d desired destination with in a couple of months as well.
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I am affectedby oraltruthon tongue for 9 to 10 Days. I am 26 Year old male. What is medicine should I take. Please refer exact medicine name.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Oral thrush is a fungal infection which occurs due to dry mouth, uncontrolled diabetes and weak immune system with debilitating disease or patient on corticosteroids. You may need fluconazole & renal safety dosage of amphotericin b (iv drugs to be used only with the advice of oral & maxillofacial surgeons). Kindly consult an oral & maxillofacial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need candid ointment until then. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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I am 22 years old. I always get these mouth ulcers. No matter how much vegetables I eat. Please guide me.

B.D.S
Dentist,
I am 22 years old. I always get these mouth ulcers. No matter how much vegetables I eat. Please guide me.
Mouth ulcers have various etiological factors. Means reasons. Most common reason is stress. Kindly start with bcomplex capsules twice a day for 10 days.
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I am having sensation in upper left side teeth and also they have brown stains on them. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I am having sensation in upper left side teeth and also they have brown stains on them. What should I do?
Sensitivity toothpaste, which contains strontium chloride or potassium nitrate are very effective in treating sensitive teeth. After a few weeks of use you may notice a decrease in sensitivity. Highly acidic foods such as oranges, grapefruits and lemons, as well as tea and soda can increase tooth sensitivity, and work against any sensitivity toothpaste. If you do not get relief by brushing gently and using a desensitizing toothpaste, see your dentist. There are special compounds that can be applied in office to the roots of your tooth to reduce—if not eliminate—the sensitivity. High-fluoride containing home care products can also be recommended to help reduce tooth sensitivity.
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I am 22 years old. I have sudden jaw pain past 2 days. Only on one side just below the ear. It only pains when I open my mouth wide.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 22 years old. I have sudden jaw pain past 2 days. Only on one side just below the ear. It only pains when I open...
U seem to have traumatised your tmj avoid opening mouth wide for few days give hot cold foamentation over the joint.
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I got a wisdom tooth but it has not completely come out as there is no space for it to come out as its covered with gums. Due to that got pus as well as swelling. I consulted few dentist & they said to remove the tooth n a surgery is required as they have to cut the bone.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Wisdom teeth which are not fully erupted in the mouth due to lack of space can get infected. They need to be surgically removed by cutting the tooth into pieces. Bone removal if required should be minimum.For further details, you may consult me.
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My teeth are sensitive and whenever I drink cold or hot things, my teeth starts to pain.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My teeth are sensitive and whenever I drink cold or hot things, my teeth starts to pain.
Teeth sensitivity is a result of loss of outer most layer (enamel) of teeth. That can be due to: - tooth grinding - acidic beverages (such as soda) that cause enamel erosion and dentin exposure. - brushing with a very abrasive toothpaste, brushing incorrectly and/or brushing more than three times a day could result in a loss of enamel. - a chipped or fractured tooth may expose the dentin. Here are few steps to avoid sensitivity of teeth: - practice good oral hygiene. - use a sensitivity toothpaste like sensodyne. - don't brush too hard. - use a softer toothbrush. - take care while consuming acidic foods. - use fluoridated dental products. - avoid grinding your teeth. - see your dentist regularly for professional tooth cleaning, dental care recommendations and advice on treating your sensitive teeth.
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