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Dr. Ramkumar

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Dr. Ramkumar is an experienced Dentist in Ambikapuram, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Ramkumar at Dr.Ram's Dental Clinic in Ambikapuram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ramkumar on Lybrate.com.

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My friend is affected with severe bad breath issue for long time, he brushed his teeth twice a day and using mouth wash but the sais issue not reduced and also some time when he cough some white small stones (,tonsil stones) come from his throat. Pls help him.

PGPPH, BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Hyderabad
My friend is affected with severe bad breath issue for long time, he brushed his teeth twice a day and using mouth wa...
Tonsil stones develop in your tonsils due to the accumulation of dead skin cells, bacteria, and food particles that get lodged in the crevices of the tonsils and then the salts from the saliva cause the deposits to calcify. Usually, tonsilloliths, as tonsil stones are also called, are harmless and do not require treatment. However, if you have bad breath or experience pain and discomfort, it is best to consult a doctor. Home remedies: Salt water gargles: You can get relief from the pain and discomfort by gargling with salt water. If you gargle vigorously, you may succeed in dislodging the stones as well. Make the water, lukewarm and add half a teaspoon of salt. Dissolve the salt and gargle with the water. Do not swallow the salt water while gargling. Other treatments available: Laser Tonsil Cryptolysis: This is a noninvasive laser treatment that gets rid of the pockets and crevices where the tonsil stones are lodged. You needn’t worry as it causes minimal pain. Anyway, the doctor will use local anesthesia to ensure you enjoy a pain-free treatment session. The downtime after the treatment is minimal. Coblation Cryptolysis: In this medical procedure, the ENT uses radio waves to change a simple salt solution into charged ions, which adhere to the tonsil tissue and then cut through it. This procedure reduces crevices and pockets on the tonsils and also eliminates tonsil stones. Compared to laser tonsil cryptolysis, coblation cryptolysis does not cause a burning sensation on the tonsils. Antibiotics: Sometimes, the ENT specialist may prescribe antibiotics to treat the infection. Usually, this mode of treatment gets rid of bacteria, which healthcare professionals believe have a major role in the formation and growth of tonsil stones. Tonsillectomy: Your doctor will never recommend tonsillectomy as a method to treat tonsil stones. However, when all other treatment procedures fail to get rid of the severe symptoms that you are experiencing, the ENT specialist will have no other alternative but to surgically remove your tonsils. This removal can be done with the help of a scalpel or laser. Sometimes, even a coblation medical device can be used.
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Hello sir, I am 20 years old. My gums are bleeding from some days but there is no pain. They are degrading. On searching it seems to be gingivitis. It is in first stage. Sir what are the remedies for this. Please describe both clinical as well as home remedies.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
Hello sir, I am 20 years old. My gums are bleeding from some days but there is no pain. They are degrading. On search...
Gingivitis requires you to see the dentist for regular cleaning and polishing of your teeth. Use warm salt water rinse after every meal. Brush twice and use the appropriate technique (sulcular brushing technique. Vitamin c makes wounds heal faster. It may not cure the gingivitis itself, but this supplement will help bleeding gums to resolve.
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My front teeth broke when I was 16 year old. It's colour changed to yellow after 2 -3 years then my dentist done root canal treatment and crown placement. But after 1 year my crown displaced or however gap between gum and crown occurred which looks not descent because I am a young lady and its my front teeth. Then my dentist changed my crown. This time while changing my crown my original teeth broke and somehow doctor manage it to cover with crown. But now again gap between crown and gum is occurred. What should I do. Please help, it is my third time when I am replacing my crown. And my original teeth structure beneath tooth is broken. What should I do. I don't want to look ugly at any cost.

PGPPH, BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Hyderabad
My front teeth broke when I was 16 year old. It's colour changed to yellow after 2 -3 years then my dentist done root...
When root canal treatment works, it is a great treatment–a great way to save your tooth. However, in about 5% to 15% of the cases, a root canal or endodontic treatment will have failed. The good news is that there are several ways to restore a tooth today so that it looks original and beautiful. Don't worry your Dentist will be able to restore it again.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
The life of toothbrush is nearly three months. The toothbrush doesn't clean properly after its bristles wears off . Please change toothbrush regularly for proper oral hygiene.
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My teeth are turning yellowish day by day. please give a solution for my problem.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My teeth are turning yellowish day by day. please give a solution for my problem.
Cause of discoloration ? Smoking, coffee, tea, drugs, aging, staining food (wine, blueberry, etc) genetics. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need deep cleaning along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results. 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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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Keeping your brush at a 45 degree angle while brushing so that the bristles do not hurt your gums.

Hlo sir my name is harsh my age is 21 Year, I have teeth ache there is cavity in my teeth what I have to do, sir if possible provide me natural solution.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Hlo sir my name is harsh my age is 21 Year, I have teeth ache there is cavity in my teeth what I have to do, sir if p...
once you have developed decay in teet natural treatment will not help. go to a dentist for thorough check up and treatment accordingly
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I have teeth pain. My right side corner teeth are paining. I have cavity in that. My doc fill silver cement. Its about 5 months later. Now I have pain and swelling. Doc gave me this tablet. C symbiotik p T metrogyl 200 T nimulid 100 T chymoral forte. I took this tablet from yesterday .pain is not reducing. What can I do.

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Dentist, Gurgaon
I have teeth pain. My right side corner teeth are paining. I have cavity in that. My doc fill silver cement. Its abou...
There might be root infection in the tooth. Get RCT done of the tooth done as soon as possible to avoid any further complication. After the RCT a crown is placed over the tooth to avoid breakage of the tooth.
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Know Everything About Tooth Extraction

Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Kolkata
Know Everything About Tooth Extraction

A healthy set of teeth is essential for good living. However, teeth problems are widespread and you are susceptible to it at any age, at any time. Though there are medications available for tooth problems, sometimes extraction of the tooth remains the only plausible solution. 

You may have to undergo tooth extraction for multiple reasons. Some of them are:

  1. Unaligned teeth: In case you are suffering from unaligned teeth, chances are that you may suffer from what in technical terms is known as "crowded mouth." In such a situation you have difficulty in eating as there is not enough room for the teeth in the mouth. Extraction of tooth, in this case, is the only way to rectify it and align the teeth in a better fashion.
  2. Infection: Sometimes if you suffer from a tooth infection, it tends to quickly spread to the pulp, affecting and damaging the blood vessels and different nerves. Though medications are available, if the intensity of the infection increases, extraction of tooth remains the only option.

Procedure: There are different steps that are involved in the extraction of teeth. They are:

  1. Local anesthesia: Like all other surgeries, administering a local anesthesia is the first step. If you are undergoing a tooth extraction, the dentist or the surgeon will inject anesthesia that will create numbness and soothe you of the ensuing pain.
  2. Cutting away gum and bone tissues: After the anesthesia, the dentist will proceed to extract the infected tooth. In order to do this, the doctor cuts away the gum and the tissues covering the tooth. After the root of the infected tooth has been exposed, the dentist would then with the help of forceps, sever it from the jaw.

After the surgery, you must observe certain precautions to expedite the recovery process. Some of them are:

  1. Take painkillers: After the tooth extraction, the possibility of suffering from an ensuing pain is incredibly high. Therefore, in most cases the dentist prescribes certain painkillers and you must take them regularly.
  2. Change the dressing: The operated area will be covered with bandages to preclude any infection. However, the dressing must be changed from time to time. If the same dressing remains for a long time, chances of an infection increase.
  3. Complete rest: After the extraction, you must take complete rest and not engage in any form of physical activity.
  4. Avoid certain foods: Just after the surgery, the operated area remains tender. Therefore, you must eat food that requires less effort to chew like soup, pudding, ice cream etc. You must also abstain from smoking and drinking for some time.
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Why Brushing Before Bedtime Is So Important

MDS - Orthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Why Brushing Before Bedtime Is So Important
Our mouth is constantly cleaned by the action of saliva. During night time the secretion of saliva is reduced and ultimately the cleaning action is reduced. This is the favourable time and situation for the germs to act for a longer time on your teeth causing cavities. This is added with the food remnants present after taking dinner which becomes the dinner for the germs.
These conditions can be changed by night brushing which removes the food debris and reduces the germs that cause cavities.
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Why am I always suffering from mouth ulcers what is it's main reason.What can i do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Why am I always suffering from mouth ulcers what is it's main reason.What can i do?
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment. You may need Coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges)
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Eat Cheese After Meals

Advanced Aesthetics
Dentist, Jammu
Eat Cheese After Meals

Eating a piece of cheese after a meal helps in pulling away some of the plaque and leftover tiny food particles from meals. And since it contains calcium, it adds to the health of teeth and bones as well.

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Sir I am 2 years old and always there is a pain in my head and blood from me teeth so what can I do for this to be better suggest me.

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Sir I am 2 years old and always there is a pain in my head and blood from me teeth so what can I do for this to be be...
For bleeding gums. Kindly get yourself checked by dentist. You might have tartar/deposit on teeth. Which might need cleaning.
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I have bad breath, how to solve this. I'm brushing twice daily, I'm using listerine too. I have not visited a dentist yet, planning for it, Suggest me what to do.

BDS
Dentist, Morbi
I have bad breath, how to solve this.
I'm brushing twice daily, I'm using listerine too.
I have not visited a dentist...
Bad breath can be due to deposits on your teeth. Please get your teeth cleaned. Bad breath can also be due to gastric problems.
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Feeling pain in teeth. Sensation creating in the teeth. Cann't take fruits. What to do?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Kolhapur
Insufficient history.Pain or sensation?pain is wat is continuous and sensation is sharp shooting.Which fruits u not able to eat.Help us to guide u properly
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MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
Brush twice a day and floss daily even when your braces are on. The food particles get stuck into the braces very easily. It is very important to keep them clean.

My corner teeth are paining. Not on regular basis but sometimes it starts paining so much. I went to the Dentist, he says wisdom tooth need to be removed and 2 left corner tooth, 1 right corner tooth to be removed. I have 32 teeth. Can you tell me some other option to cure my teeth.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
My corner teeth are paining. Not on regular basis but sometimes it starts paining so much. I went to the Dentist, he ...
Wait as far as you could and then go for rct in those teeth which are not wisdom teeth. Wisdom teeth if not impact must not be extracted.
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I am diabetic 63 years old man. Off late i noticed bleeding gums while brushing. Please suggest cure.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hello sir, Being a diabetic you should take utmost care of your gums by having a 6 monthly dental clean up. So i suggest you get your professional clean up done by a dentist and also get your blood sugar tested to see if there is any spike in the levels if not done recently.
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