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Dr. Radhika

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I want all my patients to be informed and knowledgeable about their health care, from treatment plans and services, to insurance coverage....more
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Dr. Radhika is a popular Dentist in Ambikapuram, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with Vasan Dental Care Centre in Ambikapuram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Radhika on Lybrate.com.

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BDS, MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Mumbai
Ask your dentist today for a better and healthier smile. If you had history of trauma your teeth may have become non-vital and may darken over time. Get the treatment done so that you can smile with confidence.

Tooth Replacement Options

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Tooth Replacement Options
There are several options available to you if you've lost one or more teeth.

Millions of adults have lost one or more of their teeth due to oral diseases (such as cavities or gum disease) or injury. Missing teeth can make chewing difficult, cause problems speaking, and impact a person's sense of self-esteem. That's why seeing a dentist about tooth replacements, which may include dental implants, bridges, or dentures, can be an important part of maintaining your dental health.

Tooth Replacement: Dental Implants

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that a periodontist inserts into your jaw to replace lost teeth. Putting in dental implants involves the surgical placement of a metal post into the bone underneath your gums. A replacement tooth, called a crown, will be attached to the post, giving the appearance of a natural tooth. In cases where you are missing multiple teeth, or all of your teeth, dental implants can be used in conjunction with bridges or dentures to make these tooth replacements more secure.

Dental implants are often a preferred tooth replacement option because they do not affect the adjacent teeth like a bridge does. Dental implants also look and feel like natural teeth, and are more secure than removable dentures.

But not everyone is a candidate for dental implants. To receive dental implants, you must be in good overall health, your jawbone must be able to adequately hold the implants in place, and your gum tissue should be healthy and free of disease. So, in some cases, a bridge or dentures without dental implants may be a better choice.

Tooth Replacement: Dental Bridges

A dental bridge, which is also called a fixed partial denture, may be a tooth replacement option if you are missing one or more teeth. Dental bridges get their name because they "bridge" the gap between your missing tooth or teeth and your surrounding teeth. Your dentist will bond the bridge onto the teeth that surround your gap.

In addition to fixed bridges, there are two other types of dental bridges:

Removable bridges. If you have a removable bridge, you will be able to remove it, clean it, and put it back in yourself.
Implant bridges. An implant bridge is attached to a dental implant or implants.
Dental bridges are made from various materials, including gold, alloys, and porcelain. They can help maintain the shape of your face and the integrity of your bite, and allow you to chew, speak, and smile with more ease and confidence.

Tooth Replacement: Dentures

For people who have lost all or most of their teeth, dentures, or false teeth, may be the best tooth replacement option. There are two types of dentures:

Complete dentures. This type of denture is used when you have no teeth remaining, or when your remaining teeth need to be removed. They cover your upper and lower gums. If you have teeth removed, your dentist will give you an immediate denture to wear for six to eight weeks, until your gums have healed and a conventional denture can be custom designed for you.
Overdentures. These are removable dentures that can be used if you still have some remaining natural teeth, or have dental implants. Overdentures should only be used if your remaining teeth or dental implants are able to provide adequate support.
Like dental bridges, dentures can help you maintain your facial shape and your self-esteem. It may take some time before you're able to chew and speak normally again, but these skills will improve with practice.

If you are missing teeth, talk with your dentist about whether dental implants, bridges, or dentures may be options for you.
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Hi, My friend, who is 20 years old guy is suffering from severe gum ache over months. He used to take antibiotics. It will provide him relief but no longer. He will once again will have same problem. Taking too much antibiotics will also cause side effects. So please help him find relief.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Hi, My friend, who is 20 years old guy is suffering from severe gum ache over months. He used to take antibiotics. It...
Gums bleeding is due to infection in gums. Get scalling done by dentist. Take vit c tab for one week. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush , floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage ur gums with ur finger tips after brushing. Keep ur tongue clean. Rinse ur mouth well after each meal. Visit ur dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs. medicine alone donot clear dental probs n requires adequate n definite intervention by dentist. avoid self medications n visit dentist ASAP.
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Is there any harmful effects of Teeth-Scaling or Teeth-Bleaching ? And Which one is better for cleaning yellow teeth?

BDS, D.pharm
Dentist, Chennai
Is there any harmful effects of Teeth-Scaling or Teeth-Bleaching ?
And Which one is better for cleaning yellow teeth?
Teeth scaling is good for teeth but bleaching is very very harmful it wil create a lot of problem after few months.
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I have yellow teeth and the gums have lost some how to make the yellow teeth to white and regain of gums is there any tooth paste for it please kindly notify me.

BDS, MDS - Pediatric Dentistry , Certificate Course in Conscious Sedation
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have yellow teeth and the gums have lost some how to make the yellow teeth to white and regain of gums is there any...
Dear Mr. Nikhil, Please consult a Gum Specialist (Periodontist) You most likely have advanced gum disease with gum recession (loss) and yellow deposits called Calculus (Tartar). Kindly see a specialist, he will perform scaling and assess the gums for further procedures if required.
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I am having severe mouth ulcers around tongue and mouth. I am not able to eat anything. Its happen from last three days. Please tell me what to do?

BDS
Dentist, Kochi
I am having severe mouth ulcers around tongue and mouth. I am not able to eat anything. Its happen from last three da...
Pain from a mouth ulcer generally lessens in a few days and the sores usually heal without treatment in about a week or two. If sores are large, painful or persistent, I may recommend an antimicrobial mouth rinse, a corticosteroid ointment, or a prescription or non-prescription solution to reduce the pain and irritation.
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My teeth was going to happen ugly everyday wt the problem I have to find to clean them.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
My teeth was going to happen ugly everyday wt the problem I have to find to clean them.
I will suggest you to use sparkling white toothpaste from himalaya and avoid any stain causing food items.
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I have a dental problem I smoke my teeth pains I really feels very bad of it? So ehat should I do please tell me please contact us??

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have a dental problem I smoke my teeth pains I really feels very bad of it? So ehat should I do please tell me plea...
stop smoking. get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly.
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MBA (Healthcare), BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Avoid sticky foods and go for fibre rich foods. if taking sticky foods brush thoroughly so that it wil prevent cavities
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