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Dr. Rajalakshmi

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Rajalakshmi Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Rajalakshmi is a popular Dentist in Madipakkam, Chennai. She is currently associated with New Smile Dental Clinic in Madipakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Rajalakshmi on Lybrate.com.

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Since last one month the saliva in mouth tastes very sweet. Is it symptom of diabetes or any other problem.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
That can be due to food you take either carbs or sugar intake which increases the sugar level of saliva this leads to increased caries risk brush after every meal
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Flotrip plus can be used for gum swelling? Or else suggest me tablet to reduce gum swelling.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Flotrip plus can be used for gum swelling? Or else suggest me tablet to reduce gum swelling.
These alone will never help get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily especially at night massage gums if it's localised swelling after rct it's a sign of infection may be failure of rct.
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I have yellow teeth, what can I do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist,
I have yellow teeth, what can I do?
Get your teeth clean by the dentist and also the bleaching treatment if require by that treatment you will get good white teeth
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Gums are too sensitive for two teeth in the upper row. Please help.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Gums are too sensitive for two teeth in the upper row. Please help.
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. You may consult me in person. 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 teeth is in yellow in colour. I have used many tooth paste but there is no difference. I do not know what to do. Can you please tell me?

DGOI, Aesthetic , M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), MDS - Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopaedics, BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
My teeth is in yellow in colour. I have used many tooth paste but there is no difference. I do not know what to do. C...
Yellowish teeth teeth changes its colour as we all age due to dietary habits ie, carbonated drinks contain colours, red wine, few fruit juices (pomegranate, raspberry, cranberry, etc.), tea, coffee, turmeric used for foods sometimes depending on the area you reside the increased amount of iron in your water can also discolour your teeth. Lets understand this better, tooth has a top layer called" enamel" - white layer tooth has the layer beneath this called" dentine"- yellow layer enamel is white- white layer dentine is yellow- yellow layer if you see all the young kids, including you during your younger age will have white teeth. Due to the presence is more of white layer. As we advance with age the teeth change its colour to yellowish. Because the white layer becomes thin and the yellow layer shows from inside. So this is natural and nothing to worry about it. Well apart from this the foods we consume as I mentioned earlier can also stain the teeth which needs professional cleaning by the dentist. But professional cleaning will take away the stain on the surface but not whiten your teeth. Yes there are proceedures like" bleaching, done with caution can whiten your teeth. Please discuss this with your dentist. Caution: please do not use any whitening products for teeth sold online or in shops as they can be more abrasive and acidic making the teeth loose its luster and also make it more yellowish over a period of time also do not try home remedies like baking soda, lime, salt, vinegar as these are highly acidic and abrasive and will make your teeth rough as well as loose the white layer of your teeth more quickly. Please visit your dentist for professional help and discussion I hope I clarified you.
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What is the cost for 3teeth to fill up with cap?

BDS
Dentist,
It depends upon what kind of cap you want... Stainless steel cap will cost u around 1200 per cap but it is esthetically not good.. Ceramic with metal base will cost u around 3000 per cap... Full ceramic starts from 6000 to 13000...which is best cap and comes with 5-10 years warranty...
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Bad smell is coming from my mouth what should I do to reduce bad smell.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Bad smell is coming from my mouth what should I do to reduce bad smell.
Gastritis, lung & sinus infection may also be the cause of bad smell in the mouth. 90% of bad breath is due to a dirty tongue. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. 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 had a tooth removed, Dr. Stitched the area of the removed tooth. It's still painful. Any helpful tips.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Recently I had a tooth removed, Dr. Stitched the area of the removed tooth. It's still painful. Any helpful tips.
U have not given exact time recent may mean a day two three etc however if it's more than twenty four hrs you may rinse with warm salt water three four times a day.
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Homeopathic Remedies for Bad Breath

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Homeopath, Agra
Homeopathic Remedies for Bad Breath

Bad breath is a condition that usually results from poor oral health or digestive problems. Bad breath may also cause social awkwardness and self-esteem issues. The practitioner first carries out a diagnosis to detect the symptoms and prescribes a remedy accordingly.

The various causes of bad breath are

  1. Irregular brushing habits
  2. Tobacco consumption
  3. Consuming certain foods like onion and garlic may result in a foul smell
  4. Yeast infections in the mouth
  5. Dry mouth where saliva production is minimal
  6. Illnesses such as kidney problems may cause bad breath

Homeopathy focuses on providing a holistic treatment rather than a symptom based treatment.
The various homeopathic remedies for bad breath are

  1. Pulsatilla: If you have bad breath along with dry mouth, Pulsatilla can be an effective remedy. Pulsatilla is a very effective treatment for getting rid of bad breath along with dry mouth.
  2. Merc sol: It is very effective in treating bad breath along with increased production of saliva. If your salivary glands are overactive and have a moist mouth, then this remedy is recommended. It is also useful in getting rid of bad breath that occurs from dental cavities.
  3. Carbo veg: If the bad breath results from infections, such as gingivitis and gum bleeding, then you may use this remedy. It is also used in the treatment of pus discharge from the gums.
  4. Carbolic acid: Carbolic acid is used to treat bad breath along with constipation. The symptoms are bloated abdomen, abdominal cramps and nausea.
  5. Kreosote: This remedy is recommended for bad breath that results from dental caries. It may lead to bleeding from your gums due to teeth decay.
  6. Belladonna: Belladonna is a treatment that is recommended for bad breath that results from a throat infection. The throat infection may be accompanied by symptoms of fever.
  7. Nux vomica: Nux vomica is used for treating symptoms of bad breath along with cold. This also relieves symptoms of indigestion and constipation.
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I am 21 years old and im suffering with yellow tooth, kindly can you help me out of this problem.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 21 years old and im suffering with yellow tooth, kindly can you help me out of this problem.
Brush twelve hourly and avoid any stain like products and if necessary we can do a bonding procedure to whiten the teeth
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I am suffering with bad breath since one week. .what is the solution for this? Please advise. .

BDS
Dentist, Guwahati
First of all if you have any bad habits stop that, after that if there is any decayed tooth get it filled because food debris get accumulated there and also creates foul odours in mouth. After that go for chlorehexidine mouth wash 0.12 percent n gargle twice daily in a glass of water. If any further prblm consult a dentist n also get your toothy cleaned.
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My teeth is becoming yellow and not cleaning properly. Some advice please to get rid out of this problem.

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
My teeth is becoming yellow and not cleaning properly. Some advice please to get rid out of this problem.
There is only one option. Go for scaling done. Learn from doctor how to clean your teeth properly and how to maintain oral hygiene.
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Sometimes he is bleeding from mouth.What could be reason?

BDS
Dentist,
Bleeding occurs from gums, initially on brushing and later on even spontaneously. It is due to dirty teeth. A simple cleaning will suffice. Pls consult a dentist for cleaning.
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My teeth are changed into yellow colour. What should I do?

BDS
Dentist,
My teeth are changed into yellow colour. What should I do?
Go for scaling and polishing by a dentist, that is healthy and strongly advised for everyone once in 6 months. If you are still not satisfied with the outcome (that would be your natural tooth colour) you can go for bleaching thats a cosmetic procedure that makes your teeth whiter for a span of time. To maintain healthy teeth brush twice daily for 3 minutes and replace your brush every 3 months. Thanks.
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I am having swelling in the teeth and when I bite it is paining sevear after taking antibiotic also it is still as it is what to do.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
It seems like a gum infection.. Gums get infected either by decay(pulpitis) or by periodontitis.. So need a treatment either a RCT or curettage depending on proper clinical diagnosis.. Do visit ur dentist soon..
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I have a dental problem On right side molar teeth I have a teeth in which is a hole whenever I try to eat something from that side it hurts what should I do to get over this problem I have a habit of eating different types of chocolates which I have managing to eat less and less.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I have a dental problem
On right side molar teeth I have a teeth in which is a hole whenever I try to eat something f...
Consult a dentist near you for thorough check up. This carious tooth should be treated as soon as possible. get it filled or RC treated depending on depth of decay in tooth
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I want to know the reason of bad breath I have gone to dentist as well he said you r fine where should I go I want to gid rid of how.

Master of Clinical Dentistry, Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Mumbai
Brush teeth properly twice a day with a soft toothbrush and toothpaste. Use mouthwash and floss in between teeth daily. Rinse you mouth with water thoroughly after every meal. Visit a dentist every 6 months for a regular check-up and clean-up.
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BDS
Dentist, Ramanathapuram
For safer and healthier gums, try massaging your gums with eucalyptus or peppermint oil in a circular motion throughout the mouth on a daily basis. It will increase the blood activation thereby keeping your gums healthy.
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What can be the best toothpaste and toothbrush should be used to cure gum problems.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
What can be the best toothpaste and toothbrush should be used to cure gum problems.
Kindly get scaling done and use gum paint twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique to maintain your oral hygiene. Please use any toothpaste having fluoride content but correct brushing technique is more important than the toothpaste and toothbrush.
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The last of my teeth has been removed last week. I am now toothless. Waiting for the heeling of the Bone on which the Dentures will be mounted. Before the making of the denture-casts for the upper jaw and the lower jaw, I understand Alioloplasty needs to be performed on the jaw-bones to smoothen any protrusions in the bone on which the dentures would be resting. What is Alioloplasty ? How long does it take ti heal after Alioloplasty ? What are the steps to complete the the dentures, after Alioloplasty ? and what are options for choosing the Denture-base and teeth-material and the pros and cons of the options ? What about using implant for the lower Denture allowing removal of the denture for cleaning. Are the dentures to be removed before going to bed ?

BDS, Non-Resident J.R. in Dept. of Orthodontics, Certified oral implantologist, Advanced Aesthetics, Digital Smile Designer
Dentist, Jammu
Alveoloplasty is the reshaping of the bone crest to attain a smooth uniform level of bone for proper retention , stability and support of dentures. It takes generally 3 weeks to 8 weeks fr complete healing. The dentures are made from acrylic, lucitone, dpi etc. Implant supported lower denture will provide better support and retention. Yes dentures should be removed before going to bed,for proper recirculation of gums(alveolar mucosa) at night.
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