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Dr. Ramanujam

Dentist, Chennai

250 at clinic
Dr. Ramanujam Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Ramanujam is an experienced Dentist in Ambikapuram, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at R R Eye Institute & Laser Foundation in Ambikapuram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ramanujam on Lybrate.com.

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BDS, Certificate course in Oral Implantology
Dentist
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Hormonal changes in women increase senitivity and may also lead to the occurance of gingivitis.
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I am 52 year old and suffering from teeth problem (bad smell) from age of 15 what should I do?

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I am 52 year old and suffering from teeth problem (bad smell) from age of 15 what should I do?
Halitosis or foul breath can be because of many dental and medical reasons. Please consult a doctor for accurate diagnosis. It can be because of gum problems and tartar collection that is the most common reason.

I clean my mouth 4 times a day still I have bad breath. Why and what is the reason?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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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.

Sir how can I turn my tooth to white in colour? I tried cleaning Bt no use. Doctor told me that it is my tooth's colour. Is there any way to make it milky white.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
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Sir how can I turn my tooth to white in colour?
I tried cleaning
Bt no use. Doctor told me that it is my tooth's colo...
Homoeopathic medicine HEKLA LAVA TOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night RINSEOUT ( SBL) Gargles 20 drops in 20 ml luke warm water.Gargles 3 times daily while holding water for 20 seconds in mouth esp.after meals.

My teeth was change from white to yellow color ,which paste is better?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
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My teeth was change from white to yellow color ,which paste is better?
Hi, If there is yellow staining in the teeth you can go for bleaching. Brush your teeth properly. and take care of your oral hygiene.
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Does orthodontic treatmaent pains during braces removal or teeth removal.

MASTER OF DENTAL SURGERY(MDS- ORAL MEDICINE AND RADIOLOGY), BACHELOR OF DENTAL SURGERY- BDS
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No it does not pain at all. If your dentist anticipates pain. He will give you proper anaesthesia for painless procedures.

Hi doctor I am 18 yrs old. I am suffering from mouth ulcer after every 15 to 16 days so what can I do to overcome this problem permanently.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
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Hi doctor I am 18 yrs old. I am suffering from mouth ulcer after every 15 to 16 days so what can I do to overcome thi...
Hi, there are various reasons for mouth ulcers it could be because of spicy food, medications, bad digestion, eating hard food etc. You can go for professional check up to get the exact cause and solution for the same. Regards
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I have a infection in my mouth, the skin of my inner mouth is become infected, what I will do.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery), MD - Homeopathy
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Start taking more of juicy fruits & vegetables like orange, mousmis, lemon, tomatoes etc. One homoeopathic medicine - sul. A. 200 (liquid) - 1drop 4 times a day may be taken for four days till you consult an homoeopathic specialist.

My gums hurt whenever i chew food a lot. And the pain is unbearable. I have been using sensodyne toothpaste rapid relief for more than a year. I also tried using rexidine m gel but the pain does not go. What do i do??

Certified Implantologist, BDS
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Sensodyne toothpaste and rexidin m gel are not for gum problem at all. Gums seem to be weak. Apply stolin astr nd rexidin mouthwash. Eat vit c food ie lemon orange tamarind etc

I have problem with my tongue, that at the surface of my tongue their is white thick coating and this layer remains for whole day and I have this problem from 7 years ago to present time. Some doctors say drink lots of water and some say this disease recover in some day but it remain. So please help me and told me the correct treatment.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Oral thrush is a fungal infection which occurs due to dry mouth, uncontrolled diabetes and weak immune system with debilitating disease or patient on corticosteroids. You may need fluconazole & renal safety dosage of amphotericin b (iv drugs to be used only with the advice of oral & maxillofacial surgeons). Kindly consult an oral & maxillofacial surgeon in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need candid ointment until then. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash. Advance procedures can be done with laser.
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Sir I am having bad breath problem. Please suggest me what to do? M feel very embarrassing to talk with anyone. please help me. Thanks.

MD - Consultant Physician, Doctor of Medicine, MD
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Brush daily twice get dental check keep elaichi or loung in mouth. Mouth freshner listerine gargles.

I am 19 years old and I get mouth ulcers very often. I consulted lot of doctors but I still suffer with it. What should I do?

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I am 19 years old and I get mouth ulcers very often. I consulted lot of doctors but I still suffer with it. What shou...
If the mouth ulcer is causing a lot of pain, gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. You could also chew on a clove bud (lavang) and direct the juice generated to the area where the ulcer is located. Clove buds are a great ingredient to cure sore throat too. To prevent the ulcerated area from getting infected, make it a point to rinse your mouth with a little salt water. Remember, this won’t make the ulcer disappear, but it can help reduce the pain. Honey is a natural humectant. It helps reduce scarring and hastens the process of new tissue growth. This, along with its anti-microbial effect ensures faster healing of the mouth ulcer. Chew a few leaves of tulsi along with some water about three to four times every day. This will help in getting rid of ulcers faster and also have a preventive action against their recurrence. Applying a little coconut oil directly onto the mouth ulcer or chewing some coconut (fresh or dry) helps reduce pain and inflammation and hence, ulcers heal faster. Mix some sugar to crushed khus-khus seeds and consume this mixture for instant relief from ulcers. You could apply a little ghee directly to the ulcerated area, or drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. Mouth ulcers left untreated generally go away in a week or so; with these home remedies, you can expect faster relief. However, if you notice an ulcer in the mouth that is persistently present although it does not cause you any pain, do not neglect it or try to treat it with home remedies beyond a few days. Make it a point to see a doctor soon because often, a painless mouth ulcer is one of the earliest signs of oral cancer.
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BDS
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School going children should have annual dental check-ups.

Having pain on left side of head on opening mouth. No pain in jaws or teeth. Feeling pain since yesterday.

BHMS
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Having pain on left side of head on opening mouth. No pain in jaws or teeth. Feeling pain since yesterday.
Eating or chewing something hard or longer can present with such type of pain. Apply ice and warm cloth alternatively for 10 mins each. If pain doesn't improve apply balm. Consult if it persists.

Is teeth bleaching recommended and safe ? Dentist advised it may cause sensitivity

BDS
Dentist
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There is one disadvantage of teeth getting sensitive but it depends on how much percentage of bleaching agent the doctor is using
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My brother teeth grinding while sleeping. Is there any solution?

BDS
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My brother teeth grinding while sleeping. Is there any solution?
Kindly visit your dentist and he/she can get an appliance made called as night guard which your brother will have to wear n sleep. This will not only prevent teeth grinding but will also prevent wear n tear of enamel which is caused by teeth grinding.
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Can Toothaches Be Prevented?

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Since most toothaches are the result of tooth decay, following good oral hygiene practices can prevent toothaches.

Good oral hygiene practices consist of brushing regularly with a fluoride-containing toothpaste, flossing once daily, rinsing once or twice a day with an antiseptic mouthwash, and seeing your dentist twice a year for professional cleaning.

In addition to these practices, eat foods low in sugar and ask us about sealants. Sealants are a great solution when it comes to safeguard your teeth.
Can Toothaches Be Prevented?
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BDS
Dentist
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If you get your tooth knocked out, put it in milk & hold it in your mouth. This will help your tooth to survive longer. Make sure you see a dentist rightaway.
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My mother aged 60 had got toothache. Her Last teeth at the end of jaw is half broken & she had pain in the same. Cold or hot water is causing problem.What to do? She wants to be her the broken bteeth removed. Please advice.

MDS
Dentist
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If its a wisdom tooth she can get it removed. Else you can go for ROOT CANAL treatment (RCT) of the tooth followed by a crown,provided the tooth is still having ample amount of structure and a good bone support.

Hello Doctor. What are the easy and effective home remedies for cure of bad odour from mouth? Thanks.

BDS
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Hello Doctor.
What are the easy and effective home remedies for cure of bad odour from mouth?
Thanks.
Hi lybrate-user! bad odour could be due to alot of reasons, oral infections or systemic (e. G. Respiratory, gastric) are just few reasons for it. I would advise you to rule out the oral/dental factors first. If you have a carious tooth or bleeding from your gums unfortunately no home remedies will help to solve the problem permanently. You could try chewing xylitol gums and using mouthwash for the meantime and keep your mouth hydrated by drinking water. Hope it helps you.
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