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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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Hi doctor is there any reason behind tooth decay be end though I brush twice everyday I am not getting the genuine reason can you suggest treatments. Thanks

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Decay comes because of decay of left over food especially sweets like chocolate brush at night use hexadine mouth wash rinse well after every meal or intake.
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Sore tongue on sides on regular basis. Stomach is relatively OK now earlier I had bloating but now its fine. Tongue is constantly sore on sides and it pains too even without eating. While eating spicy it hurts more. Please suggest!

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Sore tongue on sides on regular basis. Stomach is relatively OK now earlier I had bloating but now its fine. Tongue i...
•A change in taste may result from dehydration, glossitis, a dry mouth, allergies, salivary glands infections, lack of zinc and vitamin B12, and polyps in the nose. •Others include breathing through the mouth, inflamed upper airways, and autoimmune diseases like Sjogren's syndrome and Bell's palsy. •Some injuries and traumas that cause a bitter taste include head, nerve, mouth and nose injuries, and biting your tongue. •Dental appliances such as braces, any surgery on your ear, nose, teeth or throat, and radiation therapy on your neck or head cause a bitter taste in mouth. •Gargle with water. Brush your teeth, tongue, roof of your mouth, and gums using toothpaste. Rinse your mouth with mouthwash. Drink liquids, chew sugar-free gum or mints, or suck on sour candies. Use plastic utensils if you have taste alteration when eating.
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Im 19. My teeth are overjet but no space between them to get braces. What should I do?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Im 19. My teeth are overjet but no space between them to get braces. What should I do?
Consult a orthodontist u may require to undergo some ext n braces, ORTHOGNATHIC surgery can also b done
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Is that we should brush two times a day?

BDS
Dentist,
Brushing once or twice or thrice doesn't matter.What matters is,your brushing technique.Brushing once with a proper technique can maintain your oral hygiene.Consult your dentist for brushing technique.
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I am splitting blood in my saliva, is that because of my diet problem. Please advise. Thanks.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I am splitting blood in my saliva, is that because of my diet problem. Please advise. Thanks.
blood in saliva means some injury in mouth or poor gum health . kindly see dental surgeon for scaling and polishing of teeth . take vitamin c 500-per day
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The corner of my teeth have became brown. Probably due to chewing tobaco. How to clean them fast?

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
The corner of my teeth have became brown. Probably due to chewing tobaco. How to clean them fast?
Not all tobacco stains can be removed by scaling alone. You may need bleaching to get rid of internal stains.
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I have problem of bad smell from mouth. So what should I do to prevent from it.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
I have problem of bad smell from mouth. So what should I do to prevent from it.
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.
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Doctor I have problem in wisdom tooth I am not eat hard items and cool water also. And I don't have decayed tooth. And I have sensitive teeth also. And I am using sensodine tooth paste. Pls give me English medicine only to free from this problem. Paste 7 days I have problem this kindly immediately respond. Thanks. Hussain.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Doctor I have problem in wisdom tooth I am not eat hard items and cool water also. And I don't have decayed tooth. An...
Consult a maxillfacial surgeon if wisdom tooth not in correct direction it may have to be removed after brushing with the tooth paste your using don't rinse your mouth for five min.
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BDS
Dentist, Amravati
Gingivitis is a mild form of gum disease which occurs because of the inflammation of the gums. It can easily be reversed with daily brushing and flossing and getting dental cleaning done regularly.
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I am 21 years old girl. And everday when I wake up. Then blood is coming from my mouth and from my tooth. Please give me suggestion for this.

BDS
Dentist, Malda
I am 21 years old girl. And everday when I wake up. Then blood is coming from my mouth and from my tooth. Please give...
As per your question, you may be suffering from gingivitis. You must consult with any qualified dental surgeon. After examination of your oral cavity he gives you some medicine and may be suggest for professional cleaning. For home remedy you may use luke worm water in a coffee mug with half teaspoon of salt and just a pinch of natural alum, mix well & gurgle 4-5 times daily. It is good for your gums & teeth also. But you should consult with a qualified dental surgeon.
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Bad smell is coming from my mouth what should I do to reduce bad smell.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
Bad smell is coming from my mouth what should I do to reduce bad smell.
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.
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My gum line is receding though my teeth are in good shape and look healthy. Please advise. Thanks.

BDS; MHA
Dentist,
My gum line is receding though my teeth are in good shape and look healthy. Please advise. Thanks.
Change your brusing technique for proper brushing technique for you visit your dentist get it learn.
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I had a tooth prob. And I removed the root 1 week ago. I have a pain now (i. E injection part. What should happen if I won't fix a tooth again. Bcoz I am scared of injection? Can I leave it now r should I take further treatment like implant? Kindly tell me useful information.

oral implantology, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
I had a tooth prob. And I removed the root 1 week ago. I have a pain now (i. E injection part. What should happen if ...
As you have got your tooth removed,you should go for replacement. Depending on the clinical condition,doctor would advise you best replacement option. If you are not going for replacement you might damage adjacent teeth slowly. This will ultimately affect your chewing efficiency
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His teeth is starting paining after eating less cold things also what can he do for curing it is there any way to cure it if yes then please tell me I will help him with it.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
His teeth is starting paining after eating less cold things also what can he do for curing it is there any way to cur...
He suffers from tooth sensitivity. Please ask him to start an anti-sensitivity toothpaste like shy-nm, sensodyne or ra-thermoseal. He also needs to go for a proper conusltation. You may contact me. Tc:)
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I have a pain in my mouth challe pain in my teeth I take a medicine from doctor but its not working pls you can suggest some way that I release from. This pain.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I have a pain in my mouth challe pain in my teeth I take a medicine from doctor but its not working pls you can sugge...
Usually ulcer heals by itself only within 1 week. You can take'becosule capsule' once in a day for 1 week for faster recovery. Temporarily you can apply mucopain gel over ulcer for relief.
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I'm 23 yo male. I have cold since last week. Now I can feel my lymph node in neck and it is somewhat swelled but not that much. I also had pericoronitis in my wisdom teeth last week. Can it cause swelling? I have health anxiety and right now I can't shake thought that it is lymphoma.

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Any source of infection like peri-coronotis can cause enlarged and tender cervical lymph node. It become normal once existing infection is removed.
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My teeth is very yellow please give me suggestion to remove to yellow color from teeth.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
My teeth is very yellow please give me suggestion to remove to yellow color from teeth.
You need to go for scaling and bleaching. Avoid too much tea, coffee and chocolate. Tobacco products, alcohol and smoking also cause staining so avoid these if you take. Brush regularly two times daily. Rinse your mouth after each meal.
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I drink lots of water, brush twice a day.. Vegetarian.. My problem is I have a very bad breath.. Starts @ morning 11 itself. I keep gargelling n cleaning mouth in fresh room hourly once. Feeling v uncomfortable with my colleagues n family.. Guide me to come out of this.

BDS
Dentist, Sangrur
I drink lots of water, brush twice a day.. Vegetarian.. My problem is I have a very bad breath.. Starts @ morning 11 ...
There are many reasons for bad breath besides oral hygiene. Which have to be ruled out. Other commin reasons may be. - dry mouth ie decreased flow of saliva. As saliva removes odor causing particles besides helping in digestion. Dry mouth can be due to some use of medication, breathing through mouth or salivary gland problems. Etc - use of tobacco products - medical disorders. Eg. Chronic sinusitis, respiratory tract infections, diabetes, liver or kidney disease, lactose intolerance etc. Natural bad breath remedies include chewing on mint or parsley. Drinking lots of water in case of dry mouth which you are already practicing. Chewing on sugarless gum or sucking on sugarfree candy to stimulate production of saliva. So my advice is to first rule out the cause for bad breath and go for treatment accordingly.
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At the time of after getting up teeath has bleeding problem

BDS
Dentist,
At the time of after getting up teeath has bleeding problem
There are so many causes of bleeding gums - - brushing too hard - poor oral hygiene. - vitamin deficiency - taking blood thinners or other medications - bleeding or clotting disorders - mouth sores - other medical problems, including diabetes, heart disease, leukemia or scurvy few advice to stop bleeding gums-- - visit to a dentist for professional cleaning once in a year - use a soft toothbrush -- and brush properly! brush your teeth for at least two minutes twice a day and after meals. Hard brushing can further damage the soft tissues of your mouth. - floss at least once a day and be sure to floss beyond the gum line to remove more plaque. - control bleeding by applying pressure to the area with a cold compress. - rinse with salt water to keep the area clean. - avoid mouthwashes that contain alcohol, which can dry out your mouth. - stay away from smoking and other tobacco products, which can aggravate bleeding gums.
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I can not feel any taste. I eat lots of chilly and spicy food but I can not feel any of those taste and all I feel is the the taste of lemon. I only feel the sour taste and a bit of sweet taste that's all. Whats wrong with me?

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Excessive chilly can also cause loss of sensation poor oral hygiene is another , any recent fever may also leave you like that get scaling polishing done by a dentist
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