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Dr. Rajesh Kumar

Dentist, Chennai

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Dr. Rajesh Kumar is a popular Dentist in Mylapore, Chennai. He is currently practising at Thangam's Dental Clinic in Mylapore, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Rajesh Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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Indian Dental Association
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Thangam's Dental Clinic

#G-6, 1st, Floor, P.A. Appartments, 197/81, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, ChennaiChennai Get Directions
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Everyday morning when brushing up my teeth blood is coming from gums. Why? For what? How to treat? Is that a savior problem?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
Everyday morning when brushing up my teeth blood is coming from gums.
Why? For what? How to treat? Is that a savior p...
Blood is coming from gums due to food accumulation, so start brushing after each meal and get scaling done from a dentist, this will solve the problem of bleeding from gums.
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Is salt rinsing possible/harmful for someone with chronic mouth ulcers. Or even a growth that might be carcinogenic?

BDS
Dentist, Amritsar
Is salt rinsing possible/harmful for someone with chronic mouth ulcers. Or even a growth that might be carcinogenic?
Rinses with warm saline is good no harm occur with mild rinses if you ingest salt it may increase your b.p.
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I have mouth blisters in every 3 months. They were very severe. Mouth blisters means mouth ulcers. How to treat them permanently.

I have mouth blisters in every 3 months. They were very severe. Mouth blisters means mouth ulcers. How to treat them ...
Take vitamin b-complex. Cap. Becosule,once daily for 15 days. Apply mucopain gel twice or thrice daily till the ulcer get healed.
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My friend is suffering from mouth ulcers and he is facing difficulties for having food, is there any immediate solution for this?

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
My friend is suffering from mouth ulcers and he is facing difficulties for having food, is there any immediate soluti...
You have to take homoeopathic medicine borax - 30 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for two days. Revert back after two days with feedback.
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Sir I have some normal problem I mean tooth pains regularly how solve this problem any toothpaste sir.

BDS
Dentist, Navi Mumbai
Sir I have some normal problem I mean tooth pains regularly how solve this problem any toothpaste sir.
Tooth paste will not help you any tooth pain. Tooth pain means the problem is already there for that you have to take treatment. After that you can do proper brushing to avoid problems in future.
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I'm 35 years old. I am suffering from Pyorrhea since five years. During teeth cleaning by dentist given bleeding always so dentist deny for teeth clean. My teeth always be cavity and bad smell.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
I'm 35 years old. I am suffering from Pyorrhea since five years. During teeth cleaning by dentist given bleeding alwa...
Pyorrhea is an older term that used to refer to any kind of gum disease or periodontal disease. In common usage today it generally refers to an advanced stage of periodontal disease known as periodontitis. It is at this stage that the ligaments and bone that support the teeth become inflamed and infected. In most cases it is a result of gingivitis that plaque buildup infects the gums, and can drive a literal wedge between the tooth and gum line. Once these pockets form they can trap food particles that will feed bacteria that is also trapped in them. These pockets can go so deep that they can begin to erode the supporting bone structure and lead to tooth loss. In fact, bone loss from pyorrhea is the primary cause of tooth loss in adults. Signs of pyorrhea Early symptoms of pyorrhea are similar to the symptoms of gingivitis, and include visible changes in the gums. The onset of the disease is marked by bleeding of the gums. As it progresses, the gums recede from the teeth, loosening of the teeth occurs, and the bone structure that supports the teeth can begin to erode. As gum pockets deepen and the jawbone recedes away from the roots of the teeth, the pockets will begin to discharge pus as their infections worsen. The condition can be made worse by increased stress, poor nutrition, poor oral hygiene, and loose or poorly fitting dentures. Signs and symptoms to be aware of are: Inflammation of the gums Loosening of teeth Gum pockets Pus discharge from pockets Mouth ulcers Abscesses Receding gums Bone erosion Progression of pyorrhea Progression Of Pyorrhea • Discoloration of the gums (darker red instead of healthy pink)• Gums begin to recede • Pockets form • Bleeding occurs• Gums pull further away • Pockets deepen • Supporting bone is attacked• Severe recession of gums • Severe bone loss • Severe tooth decay takes place Dangers of pyorrhea It is estimated that 80% of the population has some form of gum disease. It has been a long held belief that periodontal disease was just a dental disease, affecting only the teeth and gums. While it’s true that periodontal disease may originate in the mouth, it is now known that periodontitis is a very serious disease, affecting the entire body and 1 increasing risk of numerous other adverse health effects. The advanced stage of pyorrhea puts those suffering from it at an even higher increased risk for things such as: Increased risk of heart attack by as much as 25% Increased risk of stroke by a factor of 10 Problems controlling both type I and type II diabetes Respiratory disease Pancreatic cancer Premature births Underweight newborns1 Digestive disorders What causes pyorrhea? Pyorrhea is usually a result of gingivitis, a periodontal disease that infects the gum through plaque. This leads to the formation of a pocket between the teeth that trap plaque and food particles. While primarily related to bacteria in th mouth, there are other outside causes for this condition. Things like poor eating habits, excess white bread, sugar, and red meat can contribute. Also, injuries to the gum and supporting structures from improper use of floss or toothpicks, incorrect brushing, physical and chemical irritation of mouth tissues, allergies, and even pregnancy can play parts in the origins of this disease. Some studies suggest that there are also links from chronic illnesses, glandular disorders, blood diseases, and general unhealthy lifestyles. As in most conditions, use of tobacco, alcohol, and drugs will generally make it worse. How to prevent pyorrhea Keep in consideration that plaque can form on teeth as quickly as four hours after you brush. Since bacteria and plaque are the main causes of this condition, the best method of prevention of pyorrhea or any periodontal condition is implementing a good oral hygiene program, and staying away from the commercial products that can increase bacteria growth. Here are some things you can do to prevent pyorrhea and periodontal disease: Brush your teeth twice a day Gargle twice a day Floss every day Don’t use tobacco products Visit the dentist routinely for a check-up and professional cleaning (recommended every 6 months) These measures however, are effective only above and slightly below the gum line. Once periodontal disease develops, more intensive treatments are needed. Treatment of pyorrhea The main goal of the treatment is to control the infection, and if possible, stop it. The road to recovery may take several months, even if it can be attained. Here are some suggestions: The first step is to implement a good oral hygiene program, but in most cases this will not be enough. Especially if you have pockets. Stopping tobacco use will help improve your chances for a successful outcome. Professional teeth cleaning1 from your dentist every 6 months. Your dentist may recommend a deep cleaning (root planning and scaling). This is a painful dental procedure that scrapes the plaque and tartar from above and below the gum line. Root planning gets rid of the rough spots on the tooth root where the bacteria gather. Use a strong bacteria fighter that can get into the pockets and kill the bacteria. As we’ve discussed, the most important thing to do to correct pyorrhea before it is too far gone is to implement a solid oral hygiene program. If you’re already doing that and still suffering, it may very well be due to the chemical laden products you’re using. Combining good oral hygiene with a natural product that will eliminate the bacteria which cause the problems.
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Is sensodine repair and protect toothpaste good doc? Why do I feel pain in my molars every time I use it? Kindly suggest good toothpaste for sensitive teeth to use after flap surgery. Thank you.

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Vadodara
Is sensodine repair and protect toothpaste good doc? Why do I feel pain in my molars every time I use it?
Kindly sugg...
Don't expect the toothpaste to do more than cleaning the teeth... What they show in advertisement never happens... You are feeling pain because you may have tooth sensitivity. You can use homoeopathic toothpaste heclalava by wheezal.
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Due to chewing of tobacco I am not able to open my mouth properly please help me.

MBA (Healthcare), BDS
Dentist, Chennai
first quit the habit. then minor restrictions can be corrected by medication or injections itself if full mouth restricted needs some laser surgery
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I am 3rd month pregnant. Since 1 years I am suffering with bad breath. I am brushing daily two times or three times. I tried all home remedies and changed many tooth pastes also no use. I am working. I am facing lot of problems with this. And I am pregnant now not able use any medication also. Please please suggest me solution to over come this permanently.

B.D.S., M.D.S. - Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics
Dentist, Bhiwandi
I am 3rd month pregnant. Since 1 years I am suffering with bad breath. I am brushing daily two times or three times. ...
It is very common in pregnancy to have bad breath as you will have gingivitis because of hormonal changes. You should go for scaling and use mouthwwash containing chlorhexidine.
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My mouth is not opened properly from last 1 year, I was chawaing rajnigandha and tulsi from few some year, but from last one year I am not doing this. Please suggest me.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
Quit these things for always. They cause very serious oral condition like cancer leukoplakia submucous fibrosis. You may have submucous fibrosis because of chewing tobacco amd beetelnut products. You need to go for thorough investigation and biopsy to know about any transformation. Maintain proper oral hygiene by brushing properly morning and night.
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