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Dr. Ragu Ganesh

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Ragu Ganesh Dentist, Chennai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; as a health provider being ethical is not just a remembered value, but a strongly observed one.
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Dr. Ragu Ganesh is a popular Dentist in Padi, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Ragu Ganesh at Ragu dental clinic in Padi, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ragu Ganesh on Lybrate.com.

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I am 20 years old male. My tooth are not in order and i am deciding to have a tooth clip. Will this one make my tooth set?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am 20 years old male. My tooth are not in order and i am deciding to have a tooth clip. Will this one make my tooth...
Yes. Braces/orthodontic treatment is the best way to get your teeth aligned. The teeth will definitely come in order.
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BDS
Dentist, Pune
Tongue cleaning is as important as brushing and flossing. Use of a proper tongue scraper every morning will remove tongue plaque and freshen your breath.

I am suffering from bad breath. I have changed so many toothpaste and toothbrushes and mouth wash but have no result. I think there is any other problem.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am suffering from bad breath. I have changed so many toothpaste and toothbrushes and mouth wash but have no result....
Bad breath, medically called halitosis, can result from poor dental health habits and may be a sign of other health problems. Bad breath can also be made worse by the types of foods you eat and other unhealthy lifestyle habits. Basically, all the food eaten begins to be broken down in your mouth. As foods are digested and absorbed into the bloodstream, they are eventually carried to your lungs and given off in your breath. If you eat foods with strong odors (such as garlic or onions), brushing and flossing -- even mouthwash -- merely covers up the odor temporarily. The odor will not go away completely until the foods have passed through your body. Practice good oral hygiene. Brush twice a day with fluoridetoothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. Brush teeth after you eat (keep a toothbrush at work or school to brush after lunch). Don't forget to brush the tongue, too. Replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. Use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. Rinse with an antibacterial mouthwash twice a day. Dentures should be removed at night and cleaned thoroughly before being placed in your mouth the next morning. See your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor.
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Left side end of the teeth having little pain but it swell outside. Left side near the mouth having white line. Both left and right side bottom teeth below have white and red color, red color is minimized.

Dentist, Katni
Wisdom teeth, due too repeat cheek bite ur having pain n redness with white line on cheek , remove wisdom teeth n for temporary relief do warm salt water gargle twice daily
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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS, Medicine
Dentist, Mohali
For complete oral health, keeping your tongue clean is as important as keeping your teeth clean. Remove tongue plaque and bad breath by using a proper tongue scraper daily.

My saliva in mouth gets filled up while sleeping in night and flows over pillow past several years. Request you to provide every possible remedy.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
My saliva in mouth gets filled up while sleeping in night and flows over pillow past several years. Request you to pr...
Hello You can change your sleeping pattern, position. If you breath from mouth then try to stop it and if not possible then visit a dentist soon. Regards
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Is it ok to go with lower jaw surgery for open bite problem? is any other solution available instead of surgery?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Fellow of Academy of General Education (FAGE), BDS
Dentist, Patna
Usually upper jaw orthognathic surgery is done for open bite problems. Other option include orthodontics. Pls consult me privately along with your photographs.
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BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Pune
Brand of toothpaste does not matter but the way you brush does!

BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Lubricate your gums, whiten your teeth and floss with a simple home remedy. Slosh your mouth with coconut, sunflower or sesame oil for 15 minutes and then spit it out. Get that extra shine and improve the health of your teeth with this easy technique called oil pulling.
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I am 29 years old but my problem is my mouth is very salty taste in the last 4 / 5 days problem I am search google oral sex diseases papilloma salty virus and I am tired ?please my problem solution.

MD-Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Haldwani
I am 29 years old but my problem is my mouth is very salty taste in the last 4 / 5 days problem I am search google or...
Hello- There is no connection between Oral Pappiloma virus and salty mouth. You might be facing some indigestion issues. Eat light at dinner, avoid rice and curd, and take a mild laxative like figs or isabgol with milk at bed time. Your problem will be solved.
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How to get relief from wisdom teeth eruption at the age of 20 years? Please help me.

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Take luke warm glass of water add a pinch of salt and rinse with it atleast 6-10 times in a day. You can also take pain killer for your wisdom teeth.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Avoiding smoking or use of smokeless tobacco can prevent the developement of oral diseases like periodontis, oral cancer, tooth decay and  gingivitis in your teeth.
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I am having tooth problems. I feel like itching in my enamels. I don't know whether its sensitivity or something else. Please suggest me the solutions. Thank you.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I am having tooth problems. I feel like itching in my enamels. I don't know whether its sensitivity or something else...
A major cause of tooth sensitivity is root exposure. We need more investigations with clinical examination 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. Advance procedures can be done with laser. 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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10 Dental hygiene steps you can take to promote great oral hygiene.

PGPPH, BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Hyderabad
10 Dental hygiene steps you can take to promote great oral hygiene.
Everyone wants to have a great smile which is why good oral hygiene is important! Having poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems in the future such as gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more. Regular check ups and cleanings can prevent these problems as well as provide you with good oral hygiene.

Here is a list of 10 Dental hygiene steps you can take to promote great oral hygiene.

1. Proper Brushing

One of the easiest steps to do to help your teeth keep clean. When brushing your teeth, position the bristles at an angle of 45 degrees near the gum line. Both the gum line and the tooth surface should be in contact with the bristles. Brush the outer surfaces of the teeth using a back-and-forth, up-and-down motion, making sure to be done gently in order to avoid bleeding. To clean the inside surfaces of the teeth and gums, place the bristles at a 45-degree angle again and repeat the back-and-forth, up-and-down motion. Lastly, brush the surfaces of your tongue and the roof of your mouth to remove bacteria, which might cause bad breath.

Try to brush at least twice a day to prevent acid buildup from the breakdown of food by bacteria. However, if your work or activities prevent you from doing this, thoroughly rinse your mouth with water after eating to minimize the amount of food that would serve as substrate for the bacteria.



2. Flossing!
We know, it’s a chore and alot of times forgetful after brushing if rushing out the door or heading to bed. However, flossing can help you remove food particles and other detrimental substances that brushing regularly cannot. Flossing allows you to reach deep between your teeth where the toothbrush bristles cannot reach or even mouthwash cannot wash away. We recommend flossing at least once a day.

3. Avoid Tobacco

This will be a big favor to your teeth. One, it will save you from oral cancer and periodontal complications. Two, it will save you from the countless ill effects caused by the agents used to mask the smell of tobacco. For example, if you smoke a cigarette, you may use candies, tea or coffee to mask the smoky breath and odor. This doubles the amount of damage caused.



4. Limit Sodas, Coffee and Alcohol
Although these beverages contain a high level of phosphorous, which is a necessary mineral for a healthy mouth, too much phosphorous can deplete the body’s level of calcium. This causes dental hygiene problems such as tooth decay and gum disease. Beverages containing additives such as corn syrup and food dye can make pearly white teeth appear dull and discolored. Therefore, it is best to choose beverages like milk, which helps strengthen teeth and build stronger enamel, giving you a healthy, beautiful smile and water which hydrates your body longer than sugary drinks.



5. Consume Calcium and other Vitamins that are good for the body

You need plenty of calcium for your teeth. It is essential for the teeth as well as your bones. It is better to drink milk, fortified orange juice and to eat yogurt, broccoli, cheese, and other dairy products. You can also take a calcium supplement, taking different doses according to your age and necessity as per prescription. Calcium and Vitamin D are necessary for maintaining the health of gums and teeth. Vitamin B complex is also essential for the protection of gums and teeth from cracking and bleeding. Copper, zinc, iodine, iron and potassium are also required for maintaining healthy dental hygiene.



6. Visit Your Dentist
You should visit your dentist at least twice a year to have a full hygiene treatment performed. Also at these appointments, a comprehensive exam is taken with x-rays to help detect and prevent future dental treatments from occurring.



7. Use Mouthwash along side brushing and flossing

Mouthwash is not particularly necessary and not all mouthwashes are useful. Mouthwashes containing Listerine our chlorine dioxide are very helpful because they help to kill and maintain the bacteria in your mouth. It can help maintain good breath as well as help maintain strong teeth. Mouthwash cannot do all the work but if your are already brushing, flossing, visiting the dentist and eating well, mouthwash is the cherry on top that will make your dental health great.



8. Having a toothache or noticing other dental symptoms
If you are having tooth and jaw pain make an appointment as soon as possible. Your dentist needs to diagnose the underlying cause and correct it before it turns into a greater problem.



9. Look at the Big Picture

Everyone understands that you should take care of your teeth to avoid toothaches, maintain your looks and keep dental bills at bay. Many people, however, don’t understand how crucial oral health is to our total health picture. Tooth problems can lead to diabetes, heart disease, systemic infections, an inability to eat or speak properly and other maladies – some life-threatening. Crooked or crowded teeth can contribute to gum disease that can eventually lead to tooth loss. Straight teeth are no longer just for looks.



10. Clean your tongue
Clean the surface of your tongue daily. By using a professional tongue cleaner you remove countless bacteria that otherwise live, particularly on the rougher top surface of your tongue. These can contribute to bad breath (halitosis) and negatively affect your dental health.
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I have problem in my teeth I feel pain in my teeth before eating some sweet item.

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
I have problem in my teeth I feel pain in my teeth before eating some sweet item.
This happens due to carious lesion progressing inside the teeth. We need to arrest the progression of that lesion into the mouth. You should start warm saline rinses and also start mouthwash and anticavity toothpaste to eliminate this problem. Brushing at night is very imp for u.
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BDS
Dentist, Thanjavur
For healthy gums, massage eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth daily. It will increase blood activation and will keep your gums safe and healthy.

I am suffering from heat boils. So I was not able to eat chicken and egg. How can I get rid of these without disturbing my meals like chicken and egg etc?

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
Apply dentogel on affected parts in your mouth 15 mins before having meals and also have 1 capsule of b complex vitamins daily till boil disappears.
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I brush twice daily and I left smoking tooabout 3 months ago but my teeth has got some yellow stains over it how to remove it.

B.D.S, M.D.S Endodontist
Dentist, Delhi
I brush twice daily and I left smoking tooabout 3 months ago but my teeth has got some yellow stains over it how to r...
These are tobacco stains, these will be remove by ultrasonic cleaning (scaling) so visit to your dentist for professional cleaning.
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My bottom middle teeth is loosing and gums are also been loosen. I have consulted a nearby dentist but they told me to remove that teeth but I don't want to do. What should I do to fix the teeth again any solution please answer me.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
My bottom middle teeth is loosing and gums are also been loosen. I have consulted a nearby dentist but they told me t...
Consult a periodontist u may require gum surgery or if bone loss is too much splinting can b done if still not possible implant in its place would just work like original
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