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Dr. Ratnam

Dentist, Chennai

Dr. Ratnam Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. Ratnam is an experienced Dentist in Chetpet, Chennai. Doctor is currently associated with All-In-One Dental Clinic in Chetpet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ratnam on Lybrate.com.

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Sir mere dat ke uper masure aa gaye hai jinke karan dato me cavity ane lagi hai. Bina masuro ko kate hue kya iska koi ilaj ho sakta hai.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sir mere dat ke uper masure aa gaye hai jinke karan dato me cavity ane lagi hai.
Bina masuro ko kate hue kya iska koi...
Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need artificial enamel filling. You may consult me in person too. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months. 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.
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I am 15 years old female I have irregular arrangement of teeth mainly canines and incisors I am thinking to tie them, rearrange them should this be good for my future or I could have some problems further ?

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Chennai
Irregular arrangement of teeth is common at your age. The best treatment for you may be wearing braces. Consult a dentist/orthodontist.
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I have lost my upper incisors and I want to fix the ceramic teeth .so which is the best ceramic teeth and it is of how much cost?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have lost my upper incisors and I want to fix the ceramic teeth .so which is the best ceramic teeth and it is of ho...
Instead of just ceramic if you opt for implants n than ceramic will. Better option keeping your age in view they will lost longer may b life time about thirty k plus.
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I've got a boil inside my mouth and it's paining whenever I widen my chin can anyone suggest me the best way to prevent this!

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I've got a boil inside my mouth and it's paining whenever I widen my chin can anyone suggest me the best way to preve...
Eat lot of fruits & green leafy vegetables & drink plenty of water. Kindly consult a dentist in person for further suggestion. We need more investigations to decide upon treatment. You may need coronoplasty (smoothen teeth edges) along with t. Rebagen 10, morning one tab & one at night for 5 days, c. Becosules 5 cap, for five days in the morning after meals. Hexigel ointment on the area of ulcer. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash after every meals. You may consult me in person. Dental tips: - visit a dentist every six months for cleaning and a thorough dental check-up. Limit sugary food to avoid tooth decay. 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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How to look after the teeth? I have problem of cavities. Yellow spot. Sometimes bleeding.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
How to look after the teeth? I have problem of cavities. Yellow spot. Sometimes bleeding.
Get your teeth cleaned professionally by scaling and polishing. maintain oral hygiene by brushing twice a day and use mouthwash regularly. get all carious teeth filled by a dentist
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My mom have follow gums with bad breath, sometimes it gives out blood What should she do.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
My mom have follow gums with bad breath, sometimes it gives out blood
What should she do.
•Eat a healthy, balanced diet and avoid eating strongly flavoured or spicy food. •Cut down on sugary food and drink, as it can increase the amount of bacteria in your mouth. •Reduce your alcohol consumption. •Stop smoking. •Cut down on coffee. •Drink plenty of water to help prevent your mouth becoming dry. •Chew sugar-free gum after eating, to stimulate the flow of saliva. This will help clean away any remaining food particles. •Don't use toothpaste to clean your dentures, as it can scratch the surface and cause stains. •Clean your dentures thoroughly using soap and lukewarm water, denture cream or a denture-cleaning tablet. •Use a separate toothbrush to clean your dentures. •Make sure you visit your dentist for regular check-ups. Having regular dental check-ups will ensure that any plaque is removed from your teeth, particularly in areas that are difficult to reach. •Your dentist can recommend the best way to clean your teeth and gums, and point out areas you might be missing. They can also identify any signs of gum disease and ensure early treatment. •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. •If your bad breath is caused by a gastrointestinal problem, such as an H. Pylori infection or gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD), you may be referred to a gastroenterologist. •Persistent bad breath or a bad taste in the mouth may be a warning sign of gum (periodontal) disease. Gum disease is caused by the buildup of plaque on teeth. •You may need deep cleaning & fill tooth cavities with artificial enamel filling. Rinse your mouth thoroughly with a mouth wash until then. Advance procedures can be done with laser too. You may consult me in person.
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How can we make our upper lip long so that our jaw never visible when we smile (any exercise for this) and in how much time we case the effect of that exercise?

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
How can we make our upper lip long so that our jaw never visible when we smile (any exercise for this) and in how muc...
If your upper front teeth are placed outside or are long, jaw will be visible during smiling. We call it a gummy smile. There is a stretching exercise of upper lip but it will be of help only when the upper lip is short. See an orthodontist so that the exact cause can be determined and then treatment done. Regards.
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I have a problem in my neck in the form of gility what should I have to do, when I eat cold things it gives very pain.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I have a problem in my neck in the form of gility what should I have to do, when I eat cold things it gives very pain.
U have not given in which area of neck normally biopsy should b done it could b a lymph node for pain with cold use sensoform.
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BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
Chewing food from the affected side should be avoided.

How to keep the teeth white in colour Even after taking lot of care.. Can you please suggest me more tips to keep the teeth white.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
How to keep the teeth white in colour Even after taking lot of care..
Can you please suggest me more tips to keep the...
Professional cleaning once in six months will help maintain your gums healthy. However, natural tooth color cannot be altered unless the teeth are grossly discoloured, such as having brown stains due to fluoride or tetracyclin.
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Hi, Got Cavity in tooth, getting horrible pain, What to do or Please suggest me medicine

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I can suggest you tablet for pain( combiflam) but cavity has to be treated by dental surgeon .It is advised that you consult the dental surgeon at the earliest convenience.
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My teeth is solidly yellow. Please tell me what type brush, tooth pest or pest I will use or what I do for my teeth glow white and my life fulfilled with happiness?

MDS
Dentist, Kolkata
My teeth is solidly yellow. Please tell me what type brush, tooth pest or pest I will use or what I do for my teeth g...
Brush your teeth twice with Xtar toothpaste from ICPA pharmaceuticals ,avoid excessive intake of tea or alcohol.
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BDS, PGDFO
Dentist, Gadchiroli
Sticky and chewy food should be avoided when you have brackets on as it might get stuck into the braces.

I will have wounds in mouth like cankers ulcers, but it will be only one or two .Now I am having many number of wounds in my mouth .I am suffering for more than a week. But previously it will be cured within a week. Now it's more than a week and I am having another symptoms such as something struck in my through also. What will be the symptoms of this?

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
I will have wounds in mouth like cankers ulcers, but it will be only one or two .Now I am having many number of wound...
These symptoms suggests recurrent aphthous ulcers. Apart from visiting dentist, you can do various things at home to reduce stress. Drink plenty of water and take medicines prescribed by dentist. In your throat the same ulcers may have precipitated, or some bacterial, viral or fungal throat infection may have occurred. Whatever it may be, without proper clinical picture we can not help you much. Please consult an expert oral medicine doctor in this regard. THANK YOU.
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Hi i am Suffering from mouth ulcer since 8 to 10 months and unable to eat anything I am on fruit diet only as there is inflammation in my tongue I can not eat anything and I have lost 5 kg weight, and I become so weak. I have done all the test and the test are mostly normal. Please advice me regarding this matter.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi i am Suffering from mouth ulcer since 8 to 10 months and unable to eat anything I am on fruit diet only as there i...
1. Apply glycerine 2. Drink milk and ensure that you don’t drink immediately maintain some milk over the ulcer area. 3. ALOCLARE MOUTHWASH 4.Gently rub a small ice cube over the spot or rinse your mouth with ice-cold water. 5.Honey 6.Tulsi7.Poppy Seeds Poppy seeds – khus-khus in Hindi 8.Liquorice Called mulethi in Hindi, adhimadhuram in Tamil, 9.Ghee 10.Drink a glass of buttermilk two or three times every day. 11.Castor oil also has wonderful cooling property; apply a little oil to your scalp and the soles of the feet, allow the oil to soak in for a few hours and then wash with warm water.
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I am having a tooth problem. For the last 2 days, a foul smell is coming From my mouth, despite the fact, I have been brushing my teeth properly. Please help me out.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am having a tooth problem. For the last 2 days, a foul smell is coming From my mouth, despite the fact, I have been...
Bad breath can be reduced or prevented if you: - practice good oral hygiene. - brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to remove food debris and plaque. - don't forget to brush the tongue, too. - replace your toothbrush every 2 to 3 months or after an illness. - use floss or an interdental cleaner to remove food particles and plaque between teeth once a day. - see your dentist regularly -- at least twice a year. He or she will conduct an oral exam and professional teeth cleaning and will be able to detect and treat periodontal disease, dry mouth, or other problems that may be the cause of bad mouth odor. - drink lots of water. This will keep your mouth moist. - chewing gum (preferably sugarless) stimulates the production of saliva, which helps wash away food particles and bacteria.
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BDS
Dentist, Cuttack
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My left side canal teeth thoda sa hil raha hai . How I fixed it by medicine & without cutting ?

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
My left side canal teeth thoda sa hil raha hai . How I fixed it by medicine & without cutting ?
Only medication would not solve your problem or may be of temporary relief. Also because you are too young to have tooth mobility you must visit your dentist at the earliest. Probably cutting would not be required. Till you see a dentist start with warm saline rinses thrice in a day which may stop the problem from aggravating.
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Since few weeks i'm having bad breath. I consulted my dentist he clarified that I have no cavities. Bad breath is due to wisdom tooth which is trying come out. Is there anything by which I can get rid of bad breath?

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Kindly get scaling done and use mouth wash twice daily for 15 days. Brush your teeth twice daily using correct brushing technique. Also try to do warm saline gargles as this will keep the area around wisdom tooth free of any food accumulation and it will not cause any decay.
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Hi I am suffering from bad breath problem. Sometimes blood comes from teeth. Pls suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
Hi I am suffering from bad breath problem. Sometimes blood comes from teeth. Pls suggest.
Bad breath can b caused fue to various reasons. Due to smoking n using tobacco products, dental prob such as decay teeth, unclean tongue, gum infections, reduced saliva n dry mouth, ill fitting dentues, salivary gland probs. Other diseases n infections which also cause bad breath r sinus infections, respiratory tract infections such as bronchitis n pneumonia, liver n kidney probs, diabetes, acid reflux from stomach etc. Bleeding gums is due to gingivitis. Get scalling done by dentist. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush, floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage your gums with your finger tips after brushing. Keep your tongue clean. Rinse your mouth well after each meal. Get your decay teeth filled. Visit your dentist for dental checkups every 6 months to detect n prevent dental probs. Inspite of these measures if bad breath persists, consult a general physician for further evaluation.
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