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Dr. Rangarajan

Dentist, Chennai

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Dr. Rangarajan Dentist, Chennai
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My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well....more
My experience is coupled with genuine concern for my patients. All of my staff is dedicated to your comfort and prompt attention as well.
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Dr. Rangarajan is a renowned Dentist in Laksha Hospital, Chennai. Doctor is currently practising at the iDentity Clinic in Laksha Hospital, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Rangarajan on Lybrate.com.

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Indian Society of Oral Implantologist

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To have healthy teeth and gums clean your teeth regularly and use mouth wash morning /before going to bed , maintain your oral health.
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Sir, I've been eating tobacco from last 7 to 8 years, But from last 18 months I leave that habit of chewing tobacco. But I can't able to open my mouth properly. So, give me some idea what can I do. Please suggest. Thanking you Regards Wasim Akram.

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Your condition is called oral submucous fibrosis. Bad thing about it is it is called precancerous lesion. Good part about it is it is curable if and only if you discontinue with your habits. Discontinue consuming tobacco, supari in any form (chewable or smoking). Also avoid red chillies and tomato seeds. You need to see a dentist. He may advice for injections. It will help you open your mouth slightly more and reduce any burning sensation associated with oral submucous fibrosis. Also balloon blowing and opening mouth with gradually increasing ice cream sticks will help (say 5 to begin with and gradually increase to 8 or 9). If your local dentist can't help you with treatment (because many dentist don't do this treatment) I suggest you go to dental college or oral surgeon. Ask if you still have doubts.
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I am 28 yes old and I have tooth ache for last 2yrs. What should I do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Post-Graduate Certificate in Oral Implantology (PGCOI), M.Sc - Master of Oral Implantology (MOI), Certified Implantologist, BDS
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I am 28 yes old and I have tooth ache for last 2yrs. What should I do?
For the pain you can use the following medicine for the temporary relive. Tab-enzoflam 2time in day tab-metrogyl 3time in day cap-omoxy 5oo 3time in day.

I have white tongue and I have searched it on internet that it is because of caffeine and I have limited my caffeine intake and I want to remove it. Please help me doctor.

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Dear, you said you are having white tongue and there can be various reason for this problem please keep check on your digestion and visit dental surgeon for checkup. You have already reduced caffeine now, keep yourself well hydrated and use hydrogen per oxide for gargles. Take tab b complex one in a day for a week. Treatment to keep mouth healthy is cleaning and polishing of teeth and maintenance of oral hygiene. Use colgate total paste and listerin mouthwash twice a day. Do rinse your mouth with listerine mouth wash.
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Despite great strides in decay prevention, one in four young children develops signs of tooth decay before they start school. Half of all children between the ages of 12 and 15 have cavities. ?Dental care should begin as soon as a child?s first tooth appears, usually around six months,? ?Teeth can be wiped with a clean, damp cloth or a very soft brush. At about age 2, you can let kids try brushing for themselves -- although it?s important to supervise.?
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Dental Implants or Dentures - What is Best Suitable for You?

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Tooth loss occurs due to various reasons decay and infection, fracture, accidents, gum disease, to name a few. Tooth loss has a negative impact on various aspects facial appearance, chewing efficiency, and overall nutrition. The attempts to restore the lost tooth have led to various advancements from removable dentures to cast partial dentures to fixed dentures to implants.

Listed below are features (covering advantages and disadvantages) of both dentures (fixed and removable) and implants. While dentures can be complete or partial, implants are more often partial, of course can be used to replace multiple teeth. A detailed discussion with your dentist along with oral and radiographic examination will help in making a decision.

Removable Dentures:

Advantages:

Replaces tooth but more for cosmetic reasons than function.

Poor chewing efficiency.

Useful when multiple teeth are to be replaced, especially when no adjacent teeth are available for support.

If good bone support is not available, retention is an issue.

Not very healthy for the underlying jaw bone and adjacent gums.

Requires daily and routine maintenance.

Fixed Denture(s):

Also called as bridges, as the artificial replaced tooth is a bridge between two natural teeth.

Requires removal of sound tooth structure as abutment (support). This is the major disadvantage with fixed dentures, which promoted further work from the dentists, ending up with discovery of implants.

Promotes tooth decay in the adjacent teeth.

Good support, so retention is not an issue.

Not as harmful to the underlying jaw bone as removable denture.

Requires maintenance but not like the removable denture.

Expensive compared to removable dentures.

Replacing a bridge also means the adjacent healthy teeth are affected.

Implants:

Very good replacement alternative, replaces not just the crown structure but also the root structure.

An excellent option when the jaw bones and gums are extremely in good condition.

Almost natural restoration of both chewing efficiency and facial appearance, the person can eat almost anything.

Not as harmful on the gums like dentures.

Does not cause bone loss like dentures.

Can be used to replace single or multiple teeth, where multiple implants are placed and a bridge is placed over them.

The titanium screws that are used fuse with the jaw bone over a period of time.

The titanium is also biocompatible, thereby reducing chances of allergy.

Implants are expensive, and many insurance companies may not cover them.

If properly fabricated and maintained well, then it can last for decades.

The decision to go for a denture or for an implant should be decided based on a detailed evaluation of overall health and if required radiographic examination. Both dentures and implants have advantages and disadvantages, and the dentist will help make the right choice.
Dental Implants or Dentures - What is Best Suitable for You?
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What is the precautions to be taken for the root canal treatment? And what is the reason for the discolouring of teeth in the front region? What is the main reason for the puss coming behind the teeth?

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What is the precautions to be taken for the root canal treatment? And what is the reason for the discolouring of teet...
When the tooth is too much decayed, we do the root canal treatment. Pus coming out means there is lot of infection at the base of the tooth due to decay. Dicoloration is because of the dead pulp in the tooth. You have to take antibiotics along with rct.
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For the past 4 months my left side tooth are paining. I can't able to chew n grind food in that side. My mom saw tooth and found it not tooth-decay. Kindly provide a solution. I am afraid that if I visit Dentist they will remove the teeth. Pain is in centre portion of the teeth.

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For the past 4 months my left side tooth are paining. I can't able to chew n grind food in that side. My mom saw toot...
Tooth pain is commonly due to either tooth moving or a large cavity so if it is large cavity we can do root canal and save and cure the tooth.
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Is there anyway to make our teeth shiny white?

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Is there anyway to make our teeth shiny white?
here is home remedy for brighter teeth--- Mix several teaspoons of baking soda with enough fresh lemon juice (or water) to make a paste. Wipe your teeth and any extra saliva off of them with a paper towel. Put a good amount of paste onto your toothbrush and apply. Leave the paste on for 1 minute, then rinse, so as to avoid the acid effecting enamel. If you are using just water you can leave it on for up to 3 minutes. for faster result you can go for TEETH BLEACHING from dentist...
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I am a 20yr old male and suffering from sensitivity. What should 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
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I am a 20yr old male and suffering from sensitivity. What should I do?
You can use the vantage aur sensodyne toothpaste twice in day. May you get good result you are well come to city dental hospital, rajkot for further diagnosis and treatment.

I have a problem of gingivitis. How I prevent from this?

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist
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Dear, the best way is to do warm saline mouth rinses - 10 glasses a day. If it still does not give you relief - a dental check up becomes must.

I am feeling pain in upper tooth. Also consult to doctor. He speak for scaling and its also done. But I am still feeling pain. But now its less. Wat to do?

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I am feeling pain in upper tooth. Also consult to doctor. He speak for scaling and its also done. But I am still feel...
need an x ray to know what is the cause for persistent pain....can be gum problem ....or if pain only in one tooth can be cracked tooth or decay...etc...if you have a x ray kindly post it...

I have ulcers in my mouth and white patches inside the mouth. How could I get rid of them completely I am ready to do anything for that thing!

BDS
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I have ulcers in my mouth and white patches inside the mouth. How could I get rid of them completely I am ready to do...
Pakshal sakria You are having ulcers and white patch in mouth. you need to take care of your digestion and maintain oral hygiene . take cap becosules with folic acid once a day . visit dental surgeon for advise and scaling and polishing of teeth maintain good oral hygiene with listerine mouthwash.

I have teeth pain from last one month I already consult a doctor but still I didn't get the solution what I do please give any answer I am waiting for the solution.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
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I have teeth pain from last one month I already consult a doctor but still I didn't get the solution what I do please...
Hello lybrate-user. Dental caries, attrition in tooth ,fractured tooth mainly causes toothache. Dental xray would be required to know the problem exactly. See a dentist and get the needful.

I am 27 years old. My teeth are yellow in color. Tell me the solution to get white teeth.

MDS - Prosthodontist and Implantologist, Root canal certificate, BDS
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I am 27 years old. My teeth are yellow in color. Tell me the solution to get white teeth.
Hi I would recommend you to see a dentist for clinical evaluation. I would advise you to get a round of scaling done every 6 months. Following that you can go for bleaching to improve the colour of your teeth.
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For whiter teeth and preventing them from discoloration, muching on foods like apples, carrots, pears or celery after brushing is effective as they induce tooth-bathing saliva which whitens the teeth.

My wife teeth so week with some pushing there is blooding so tell us the any toothpaste to medicine for teeth blooding problem.

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My wife teeth so week with some pushing there is blooding so tell us the any toothpaste to medicine for teeth bloodin...
You need to get her gums checked and teeth cleaned then the bleeding will reduce and teeth will be strong.

I have swelling in my gum. What should I do?

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I have swelling in my gum. What should I do?
Hello swelling in gums have many reasons medication; not maintaining a proper hygiene; deposits n food accumulation, etc so first consult a dentist get the treatment done n follow the measures your dentist said about. N you can feel much better. Be happy.
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Good morning everyone. I am a student 20 years old girl. I have cavities in my teeth went to a dentist she advice me for rct for 3 teeth one tooth will take approx 3 -4 sittings (total 12 sittings) want to knw that is this treatment is painful? Afraid of that exam are coming closer so cannot tolerate this pain mind gets distracted. please help thanks for your concern.

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Good morning everyone. I am a student 20 years old girl. I have cavities in my teeth went to a dentist she advice me ...
when your dentist will start your rct , dentist will give you a local anaesthetic injection, yoc can feel pain at that time, after that you will not feel pain during the procedure, a time will come when intially your nerve will be removed using needle like instrument at that time you can feel sharp pain you ve to bear with it anyhow.
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I have problem in my teeth I am chewing and eat tobacco so many year right now bleeding into my mouth and till today im not eating and chewing tobacco so how can I solve my problem.

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I have problem in my teeth I am chewing and eat tobacco so many year right now bleeding into my mouth and till today ...
Bleeding is due to gum infection. Go for scaling and polishing. Use a mouthwash twice daily after brushing. Maintain proper oral hygiene habits.
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