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Dr. Raj Prakash

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Raj Prakash Dentist, Chennai
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I pride myself in attending local and statewide seminars to stay current with the latest techniques, and treatment planning....more
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Dr. Raj Prakash is one of the best Dentists in Ashok Nagar, Chennai. He is currently associated with Dr Ram's Dental Care in Ashok Nagar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Raj Prakash on Lybrate.com.

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I have pain in my teeth and consulted doctor and he has examined the same and suggested to go for RCT followed by capping. Price quoted was 4500 plus 5000 for capping separately. Please advice if the rates are genuine. Thanks ,

MDS
Dentist, Sangli
I have pain in my teeth and consulted doctor and he has examined the same and suggested to go for RCT followed by cap...
Fees are genuine. It all depends on quality of material, instruments and technology used furthermore, experience and expertise and knowledge of the dental surgeon do matter for successful dental treatment.
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Dental problem I am 55 years. I live in a village area where no qualified doctors are available. At all we need treatment we need to go to the city. Root of gum at the upper jaw is swollen and sometimes it's aching. If I press with finger some blood comes. I am having this more than two months. Along with this I also suffer from sores on the tongue as well as at the join of gum and lip. Very difficult while eating. I am often gurgling with salt water. The sores remain more than week. Thanks.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Dental problem
I am 55 years. I live in a village area where no qualified doctors are available. At all we need treat...
Hello. It seems to be because of vitamin C deficiency, so take vitamin C tablet (Limcee, Sucee) 1 daily for 3 months (it's easily available in the nearby chemist shop). Management: Increase your oral intake of vitamin C which is found in citrus fruits (oranges, kinu, lemon), chilly peppers, bell peppers, dark leafy greens, broccoli, berries, tomatoes, peas, and papayas, cauliflower, mangoes, pineapple. Medication: Take homeooapthic medicine - Merc. Sol. 30/ twice a day for 4 weeks.
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Bleaching: Extra-White Teeth

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Bleaching: Extra-White Teeth

Everybody wants that perfect smile showing off pearly white teeth, but not many have it. There is a constant try to improve the smile by making the teeth whiter and brighter. Teeth can be discolored intrinsically or extrinsically. They acquire different shades and sometimes even different colors like brown and black, making them stand out as extremely odd. Teeth change color either due to intrinsic or extrinsic reasons. Intrinsic is when minerals like fluoride get incorporated into the tooth, giving it white irregular spots. Aging also causes intrinsic staining, turning them to a pale yellow shade. This is more difficult to remove than the extrinsic coloring. Also, teeth change color due to extrinsic causes like food substances, smoking, medications, tobacco usage, poor oral hygiene, etc.

The introduction of tooth bleaching came as boon to those who were unhappy with their teeth color. Whitening can also be done in the dentist's office or at home by the patients themselves. Though over-the-counter bleaching agents are available, it is always advised to consult a dentist and then choose the appropriate material. The time of each application and the duration of the entire treatment are best decided by the dentist. The product provided by the dentist would be stronger and will produce quicker results than the ones available in the market.

At Home Bleaching: The dentist will take impressions of upper the lower jaws and fabricate customized trays. The right material is then chosen, which is applied on these trays and left in place for the desired amount of time. This needs to be repeated for a time decided by the dentist depending on how much whitening is desired. The desired color is usually achieved in about 4 weeks' time.

In-House Bleaching: This will require multiple visits to the dentist, usually about 1 to 3, of about 30 to 90 minutes each. The gums are first protected and then the bleaching agent is applied. It could require laser for activation in some cases. If the desired color is not achieved, it could be followed by a couple of applications at home. In some cases, there could be minor complications including gum irritation and increased tooth sensitivity. This is caused by the hydrogen peroxide, which is the standard component in all bleaching agents. The whitening process can be repeated at desired intervals to add that extra sparkle. Once the trays are fabricated, the bleaching agent can be used multiple times.

Teeth Whitening: Why You Should Talk to Your Dentist:

  1. Tooth bleaching can make teeth temporarily sensitive or be uncomfortable for people who already have sensitive teeth. When used incorrectly, home kits can also lead to burned and even temporarily bleached gums.
  2. Tooth whitening works best for people with yellow teeth and is less effective for people with brown teeth. If your teeth are gray or purple, tooth bleaching probably won't work at all.
  3. To be sure of tooth whitening is worth your time and money, talk to your dentist before you use an over-the-counter tooth whitening kit.

If you are not happy with the color of your teeth, talk to your dentist about what is the best method to change their color. The results could leave you surprised with a white, bright smile.

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Mouth Ulcer and Homeopathy

BHMS
Homeopath,
Mouth Ulcer and Homeopathy
Mouth Ulcer and Homeopathy
Nearly everyone suffers from these mouth ulcers at one time or the other in their lives. Most would also agree that these insignificant looking ulcers can be a cause for a major discomfort. For some individuals, the irritation and pain can be so troublesome that it tends to disrupt their daily life. Pain caused by these ulcers, can at times can be so severe that it can limit their ability to properly speak and eat.
Besides the pain, mouth ulcers have another troublesome feature associated with them- ‘frequent recurrence’. They tend to occur very frequently in some individuals. Many patients complain that even when the first lot of ulcers hasn’t healed, a new set of ulcers are on their way. Mouth ulcers also tend to occur in crops (multiple numbers).Homeopathic treatment of it can be a great help in stopping their recurrence. It can also help during the acute phase in reducing the pain and shortening the duration of ulcers.

What are these mouth ulcers?
These ulcers (often called as apthous ulcers or canker sores) are shallow painful sores inside the mouth. They occur on the inside of lips, the insides of cheeks and the base of gums or under the tongue. They appear as a painful white or yellow ulcer surrounded by a bright red area. On a normal course they start with burning sensation followed by a red spot which then progresses into an ulcer. Pain usually subsides over a week?s period and the final healing takes place within 2-3 days Mild to moderate fever may also accompany them. They are different from fever blisters, which usually occur on the lips and corners of the mouth. Although ulcers in the mouth can be of different types such as cold sores etc., these apthous ulcers are of benign type and do not pose any danger, neither are they contagious in nature. These ulcers are more common in women than men and more often occur between the ages of 10 and 40. If an ulcer persists for more than two weeks please make sure to consult your physician.

What causes these ulcers?
Several factors that seem to trigger outbreaks of these apthous ulcers have been identified. Any one or a combination of them can lead to such ulcers. These factors are emotional stress, deficiencies in diet (Iron, B-12, and folic acid), menstrual periods, oral hygiene, allergy to food substances and trauma sites in mouth (where the tongue or cheek has got bitten). They may occur without any definite cause. It also seems that some have it running in their families. Research suggests that some people may get ulcers due to the usage of products containing SLS (sodium lauryl sulfate).This chemical is found in some toothpastes and mouthwashes.

Homeopathic Treatment of Mouth Ulcers
Homoeopathic Medicines that are often used for treating apthous ulcerations in mouth are Borax, Acid Sulf, Acid Nitric, Merc Sol and Kali Chloride etc

PREVENTION AND MANAGEMENT
Avoid Foods that irritate
Certain foods can irritate your mouth try and avoid them these foods generally include acidic foods, nuts and certain spices.
Don’t Eat and talk at the same time.
This could cause slight trauma to your inner lining of the mouth which could lead to mouth ulcers.
Have a good oral hygiene
Regular flossing and brushing teeth after meals will give you a good oral hygiene thus help in avoiding ulcers..
you can consult me privately for treatment /permanent cure
Dr Rushali Angchekar
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My 2nd molar teeth of both side and one upper is completely decayed with cavity teeth and my is little bit forwarded and I want to put braces but how long it will take to be perfect and what are the minimum cost of lingual and invisalign braces please help me with suggestions shall I put braces after treatment or not.

BDS
Dentist, Jabalpur
My 2nd molar teeth of both side and one upper is completely decayed with cavity teeth and my is little bit forwarded ...
hello, if you need braces for your teeth, you have to but braces for 1.5 year to 2 year. you need not to put braces after the completing your treatment.
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I have problem in my teeth. Suggest me toothpaste ?

Please explain what problem you are having with your teeth. You can use colgate total paste for cleaning and a good mouth wash will help. Do the needful. Have a good day.
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Sir mere teeth ke mashudhe se blood & pip (wbc) nikalta hai please iska thik hone ka upaya bataye.Please tell sir .

BDS
Dentist, Mohali
Sir mere teeth ke mashudhe se blood & pip (wbc) nikalta hai please iska thik hone ka upaya bataye.Please tell sir .
You most probably need professional cleaning (scaling) of teeth. Jo daanton ke upar pathri jam jati hai use nikalna padega. Blood bhi usi ki wajah se aa rha hai.
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I feel unusual feeling in my teeth as if I have just taken any citrus food or taken pickle.

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
I feel unusual feeling in my teeth as if I have just taken any citrus food or taken pickle.
It seems that you are suffering for sensitivity of teeth. There are multiple reasons for sensitivity of teeth. And multiple remedies are also available for the same. Most common remedy for the same is using a desensitizing toothpaste. But it is advised that you should first get a proper diagnosis done from your nearby dentist regarding the best possible treatment for your condition.
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My tooth has hole in the mouth? Please advise.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
My tooth has hole in the mouth? Please advise.
We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need cleaning and artificial enamel filling or root canal treatment. 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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Hi I am suffering from pyrea can you explain me what is gum surgery n d cost involved in it.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi I am suffering from pyrea can you explain me what is gum surgery n d cost involved in it.
Hello, follow the below treatment before going for surgery :- Gums become so tender and pus oozes when you press the gums, this is the main symptom of Pyorrhoea.Loosened teeth roots. Sepsis of digestive tract or liver disorders, if pus persists for a longer time. Take BC No. 18, 5 tabs thrice daily. Take single dose of Merc sol. 200 Ch , 5 drops . Home remedies :- Guava: Unripe guava is rich in Vitamin C and is a styptic agent. Chewing raw guava arrests formation of pus in gums and is an excellent home remedy for Pyorrhea. Lemon is rich in Vitamin C. Lemon strengthens teeth and helps in preventing inflammation of gums. Regular use of lemon is an excellent home remedy for Pyorrhea.
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Sir, I m suffering from teeth payria since two year, what I have to do for it. Please suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Agra
Sir, I m suffering from teeth payria since two year, what I have to do for it. Please suggest me.
You need to get full mouth scaling and root planing done by a dentist. And maintain your oral hygiene thereafter by using mouthwash, flossing, etc.
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Believe dental implants are often more economical than bridges. They are more conservative, have a high success rate, preserve bone and don't decay. In my experience, patients choose bridges over, but only because of higher up front cost. Implants are not only the standard of care, but a better value as well.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Believe dental implants are often more economical than
bridges. They are more conservative, have a high success
rate,...
Hi ashok, I am surprised to read from a patient. You are correct, but unfortunately patients still do not go in for implants readily. Regards, Dr. Gaurav shah
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My mouth most of the time remains excessively wet resulting in frequent need to spit.

BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
At some extent excess saliva is good for oral health but upto some limits.Excess saliva which is also called drooling mouth or sialorrhea may be treated with certain drugs prescribed by a doctor.
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Hi, I am 20 year old I having problem in mouth it smell bad.

BDS
Dentist,
Kindly get scaling done and use mouth wash twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique and maintain your oral hygiene. Also notice that you are not constipated most of the times as this is also one of the reasons for bad breath.
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I have mouth pain for many days it always been with me.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I have mouth pain for many days it always been with me.
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations (full mouth x-ray) to decide upon treatment. 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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My age is 26. I cleaned my teeth recently in clinic for the first time and I don't want to clean it every year because it creates teeth gap and damages to the teeth. Can better care avoid me to go to the clinic again?

BDS
Dentist, Zirakpur
Getting teeth cleaned every 6 months is just like you taking a professional care of your face, hair etc. Cleaning dosnt create gaps. Cleaning removes tartar from inbetween the teeth and if you maintain that cleaniness your gum will fill up that triangular gap. -care all you need is two times brushing -interdental cleaning -tongue cleaning -restrict in between meals -decrease the frequency of sugar intake -rinse your mouth everytime you have something even after all this you might be needing a professional cleaning once a year because after you have your meal their is a deposition of a layer on your teeth which is called plaque. That plaque if not removed turns into calculus (tartar) professional cleaning remoces tartar.
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M.D.S.
Dentist, Azamgarh
Flossing is as important as brushing on a daily basis. Taking the floss all the way down to the point where the teeth and gums meet is the appropriate way of doing it.
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My back last upper both sides of teeth is half broken and on one side last lower one is coming upwards What to do ?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Get your X ray done for both the broken teeth.Depending on that if filling has to be done then get filling done,or if root canal treatment has to be done then get it done following capping which will solve your problem.
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Hi I am 26 year old, I have recently started to notice a small gap between my two teeth. Is this normal? how to stop preventing the gap in growing further?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
You might be having gum disease (pyorrhea) which happens due to loosening of gums around teeth. Please consult anearby dentist for the same.
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My father's tooth are damaging and decreasing, how can he prevent his tooth from damaging and how he can cure from this problem?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My father's tooth are damaging and decreasing, how can he prevent his tooth from damaging and how he can cure from th...
Homoeopathic medicine CALCAREA FLOUR 6X ( Dr Reckeweg) Chew 4 tab twice daily foor long term. HEKLA LAVA3X ( Wilm,ar Schwabe India) Chew 1 tab 3 times daily HEKLA LAVATOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night Report after 2 months
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