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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 have bad stomach may be that's why my mouth stinking always, I brushed twice in a day but that has no results try to help me and recommend something.?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
I have bad stomach may be that's why my mouth stinking always, I brushed twice in a day but that has no results try t...
Hi yes, stinking mouth can be due to stomach and lung infection. It can be also due to other conditions like dry mouth, gum disease, tooth abcess, tobacco products, alcohol, and smoking. Its important to find out the cause of halitosis you can also try this remedy at home. Add few drops of peppermint in lukewarm water and rinse three times a day. Or rinse your mouth with alcohol free mouthwash.
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Hi am 29 years old, I have bad breath for last few years. Early morning am getting saliva daily. I tried so many ways but couldn't find proper solution. Can anyone tell me what I have to do to stop this.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Smell from the oral cavity can be due to various reasons. If you have bleeding gums or tartar accumulation on your teeth, a dental cleaning will help you overcome the problem. If you have any other issue like constipation or acidity or sinusitis etc, you need to get the root cause of the problem treated. In the meanwhile you can use any over the counter mouthwash and maintain a good oral hygiene by brushing twice daily which will reduce the bad smell to some extent.
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My jaw is locked and I pains when I try to open it. What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray, tmj open & closed mouth) to decide upon treatment. Until then have soft diet. Avoid yawning. Replace posterior teeth if they are missing. 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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Scaling and Polishing for Healthy Teeth

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
Scaling and Polishing for Healthy Teeth

What is scaling?
Over time, even with regular brushing and flossing, plaque (sticky, soft, bacteria infected layer) and tartar (calcium) deposits build up on your teeth. Scaling removes the tartar and plaque with specialised equipment. Scaling effectively cleans up your teeth by using ultrasound to loosen the tartar and then using tools to scrape it off from the surface of the tooth.

What is polishing?
Polishing is done to remove excess plaque and remove stains. Scaling is always followed by polishing. Polishing also smoothes and shines the teeth to prevent plaque from building up again. It is either done by foam or fluoride gel treatment to reduce the possibility of tooth decay and sensitivity.

Why are they done?
Scaling and polishing are not only done for cosmetic reasons; they are also done for overall oral health. Excessive plaque and tartar buildup will eventually lead to the perfect environment for bacteria to thrive and multiply. The ultimate purpose of polishing and scaling is to clean the surface of the teeth so that the bacteria cannot attach to them and cause serious oral problems (such as gum disease). Also, scaling and polishing offer far better cleaning of your teeth than everyday brushing and flossing.

However, scaling and polishing is not a curative treatment. If your teeth have been damaged by cavities or other oral diseases, you need medical attention.

In fact, professionally, this treatment is called prophylactic treatment; and the word ‘prophylactic’ comes from prophylaxis, which is Greek for ‘to prevent disease’. Thus scaling and polishing is more of a preventive measure than a cure.

Do they hurt?
This process is essentially painless. Most of the people who undergo this treatment usually have the following experiences:

  1. Tickling sensation
  2. Coolness from the water used to clean the mouth
  3. Pressure during the scraping process (The dentist uses specialised tools to “scrape” the tartar deposits off the tooth’s surface). If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
99% of the plaque can be removed by the use of Waterjets along with daily brushing.
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I am suffering through some kind of gum bleeding. What is cure for it?

BDS
Dentist,
Hello Aadi, Bleeding from gums is a very common symptom of gingivitis (inflammation of the gums) more commonly known as the infection of the gums which can be caused due to various reasons: smoking, improper tooth brushing , unhealthy eating habits or some systemic disease etc.. all of which can result into bleeding from gums due to deposition of calculus. Depending upon the cause and the extent of damage on your gums the treatment can be carried out. you can go for oral prophylaxis along with proper antibiotic coverage. Thanks & Regards, Dr. Neha Banerjee
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I am neeraj and I have problem of cavity in teeth please help me to recover me from this everybody kids me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am neeraj and I have problem of cavity in teeth please help me to recover me from this everybody kids me.
•If your cavity in the tooth is caused by decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •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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I have tooth pain

CERTIFIED ORAL IMPLANTOLOGIST, NON-RESIDENT J.R. IN DEPTT. OF ORTHODONTICS, BDS
Dentist,
I have tooth pain
Tooth pain is due to either carious lesion or due to periodontal problem mainly. We have to find the cause before starting the treatment.
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Doctor I have developed a soft lump at the end of the teeth on the lower jaw it will be there for a day or two and disappears and returns after few days your valuable suggestion please.

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
X ray of concerned tooth is very important to find out the exact cause. If its decayed then rct and crown may be the possible solution or if its just due to food lodgement in gums then scaling (cleaning) and proper oral hygiene maintenance methods and proper brushing technique may be of great help.
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Dear sir I have pain in my teeth from last 4 days. I cant eat hit and cold items. Kindly suggest what should I do for fast recover.

PG Fellowship In Microdentistry, BDS
Dentist, Thane
Dear sir I have pain in my teeth from last 4 days. I cant eat hit and cold items. Kindly suggest what should I do for...
It may require a filling or a root canal kindly visit a dentist till then use duoflam for pain relief.
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My teeth has become too sensitive after missed abortion and having pain on right teeth what should I do. I am taking folxt tab, thyronorm, Aspirin tab.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth has become too sensitive after missed abortion and having pain on right teeth what should I do.
I am taking ...
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 or root canal treatment. 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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My mother aged 60 had got toothache. Her Last teeth at the end of jaw is half broken & she had pain in the same. Cold or hot water is causing problem.What to do? She wants to be her the broken bteeth removed. Please advice.

MDS
Dentist, Delhi
If its a wisdom tooth she can get it removed. Else you can go for ROOT CANAL treatment (RCT) of the tooth followed by a crown,provided the tooth is still having ample amount of structure and a good bone support.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
First thing people notice when they meet us, is our smile, take care of it! Have a beautiful day.
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Tiny tots should use a toothbrush with soft bristles

BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Tiny tots should use a toothbrush with soft bristles
The tiny tots must use a toothbrush with a small rounded brush head and soft bristles. It helps in cleaning their milk teeth thoroughly.
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I have something wrong in tongue from inside and I have indigestion problem I am alwAys feel sick and sleepiness.

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
I have something wrong in tongue from inside and I have indigestion problem I am alwAys feel sick and sleepiness.
Hello lybrate-user, if you are feeling sick and sleepy for a long time you should get your blood sugar level checked both fasting and post prandial (after meal). Juvenile diabetes is very common at your age. You can also check HbAc (glycated hamoglobin level) which determines since when is your blood glucoae level altered. About your tongue, it can be fungal infection (which are common in diabetic individual) and can be easily treated by few antifungal medication. As far as indigestion is concerned change your lifestyle have food on time, avoid junk foods. Avoid long gaps between the meals. Hope this is helpful.
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How to get rid of mouth ulcers permanently. Frequent mouth ulcers occur in my mouth at intervals of 2 to 3 weeks And they last for 15 days (approx) if medicine not taken Kindly tell the reason and also suggest possible remedy.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
As the exact cause of most recurrent mouth ulcers is unknown, there is no certain way to prevent them. However, the following may help reduce your risk of developing mouth ulcers: Avoid damaging the inside of your mouth by using a soft toothbrush and avoiding hard, brittle or sharp-edged foods Avoid things you think may be triggering your ulcers, such as specific foods Learn some relaxation tips to relieve stress Make sure you maintain good oral hygiene, including brushing your teeth at least twice a day Have regular check-ups at your dentist – your dentist can spot and treat problems, such as sharp teeth or fillings, that could damage your mouth Eat a healthy, balanced diet rich in vitamins.
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A 49 years young energetic male person live at jhansi suffering mouth problem- a noise in mouth when open big size in right side. Pain in teeth when eating food but no carries. Out one teeth in upper and one in down side due to cavity. Problem when eating food or open big size mouth. What steps taken suggest.

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Ranchi
A 49 years young energetic male person live at jhansi suffering mouth problem- a noise in mouth when open big size in...
It clearly seems that he hastmj (jaw) problem. Clicking sound on opening-closing the mouth, headache, shoulder pain, difficulty in chewing are its symptoms. Consult a dentist who treat tmj. Though it is very difficult to find one in your area.
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MY 4.5 YEAR CHILE HAVING Tooth Ache (PAIN) DUE TO CAVITY, WHAT IS THE SOLUTION TO OVERCOME ON THIS PROBLEM WITHOUT REMOVING TEETH. OR IT IS GOOD TO REMOVE TOOTH IN THIS AGE.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
MY 4.5 YEAR CHILE HAVING Tooth Ache (PAIN) DUE TO CAVITY, WHAT IS THE SOLUTION TO OVERCOME ON THIS PROBLEM WITHOUT RE...
Which tooth is it ,you can give hm a pain killer and a tibioti s fr2to 3 days and show to a dentist if fhe decay is not deep you ca. Go for filling,
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Mouth ulcers issue. Thrice in a month happens. Please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist,
Cap bnc one a day local application of metrogyl gel suck on tab bifilac twice daily drink plenty of water take fibrous food.
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Dear sir I am 23 years old my 12 teeth got damaged so i am suffering with that problem, please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Dear sir I am 23 years old my 12 teeth got damaged so i am  suffering with  that problem, please help me.
If your teeth are damaged because of decay then, you have to go for filling for your teeth from dentist.
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