Lybrate Mini logo
Lybrate for
Android icon App store icon
Ask FREE Question Ask FREE Question to Health Experts
Common Specialities
{{speciality.keyWord}}
Common Issues
{{issue.keyWord}}
Common Treatments
{{treatment.keyWord}}

Dr. Ravi kumar

BDS

Dentist, Chennai

18 Years Experience
Dr. Ravi kumar BDS Dentist, Chennai
18 Years Experience
Submit Feedback
Report Issue
Get Help
Feed
Services

Personal Statement

I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I'm dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
More about Dr. Ravi kumar
Dr. Ravi kumar is a renowned Dentist in Velachery, Chennai. He has been a practicing Dentist for 18 years. He is a qualified BDS . You can meet Dr. Ravi kumar personally at AARTHI PRIYAS TOOTH CARE CLINIC in Velachery, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ravi kumar and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

Lybrate.com has a nexus of the most experienced Dentists in India. You will find Dentists with more than 26 years of experience on Lybrate.com. You can find Dentists online in Chennai and from across India. View the profile of medical specialists and their reviews from other patients to make an informed decision.

Info

Specialty
Education
BDS - Vinayaka Missions Sikkim University - 1999
Languages spoken
English

Location

Book Clinic Appointment

Paramount Park, Velachery Main Road, VelacheryChennai Get Directions
...more
View All

Consult Online

Text Consult
Send multiple messages/attachments
7 days validity
Consult Now

Services

Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
Get Cost Estimate
View All Services

Submit Feedback

Submit a review for Dr. Ravi kumar

Your feedback matters!
Write a Review

Feed

Nothing posted by this doctor yet. Here are some posts by similar doctors.

Parts of a tooth are falling day by day but the fallen part gets filled afterwards and the tooth becomes ok. Sometimes gets bleeding and pain. Also has gingivitis in the same.

Dentist, Delhi
Parts of a tooth are falling day by day but the fallen part gets filled afterwards and the tooth becomes ok. Sometime...
The parts of the tooth could b hard tartar and that will b causing the bleeding and gum infection. Get a dental check up and then a cleaning should be good enough.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am 17 year old and I face problem in corner teeth my both corner get rusted. Sometimes it pain hardly.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 17 year old and I face problem in corner teeth my both corner get rusted. Sometimes it pain hardly.
Homoeopathic medicine HEKLA LAVA3X ( Wilm,ar Schwabe India) Chew 1 tab 3 times daily HEKLA LAVATOOTH POWDER ( WHEEZAL) Scrub teeth daily night Report after 2 months Consult a Dental surgeon as physical examination is a must
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I m suffering from bad breathing even I brush daily but my family member says your breath smells.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I m suffering from bad breathing even I brush daily but my family member says your breath smells.
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.
7 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

A.C.C.I - Accredited and Certified Course in Implantology, MDS - Pediatric & Preventive Dentistry, BDS
Dentist, Jammu
How the mode of replacing missing teeth have slowly transformed in these 15 years.
The same patient pics shared 3 days ago with an implant replacement for single tooth on the upper L side. This patient has crown and bridges on R side and a dental implant on L side.
The way dentistry is evolving. Newer concepts and techniques.
You found this helpful

I want to know, in my front 3 teeth some small rukhra ho gaya hai. please suggestions me.

BDS
Dentist, Bhagalpur
I want to know, in my front 3 teeth some small rukhra ho gaya hai. please suggestions me.
It seems your teeth undergone attrition due to age or acidity it occurs better consult near our dentist they all put cap on this teeth it all be all right.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

BDS
Dentist, Panchkula
Avoid using your teeth for anything other than chewing food. If you use them to crack nuts, remove bottle tops or rip open packaging, you risk chipping or even breaking your teeth.
7 people found this helpful

Hai I am 22 years old. My tooth are in yellowish in color due to flourine in our area water. The flourosis is at next to the normal stage. The marks are spread to all tooth. So I want to take porcelain laminate veneers treatment (one of the doctors suggest that to me). So can you please let me know the general cost for porcelain laminate veneers treatment?

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Coimbatore
Hai I am 22 years old. My tooth are in yellowish in color due to flourine in our area water. The flourosis is at next...
The general cost of veneers rwnges from 5000 goes upto 15000 per tooth based on the quality and material used. The fees also varies upon the city, location and experience of the doctor.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Which is better, safe and lifelong option b/w dental implant and bridge?

BDS
Dentist,
Hello Kair, The reply to this query depends upon the medical condition, status of bone, adjacent teeth and soft tissues. My opinion is that go ahead with Dental Implants after consulting your dentist as it preserves your adjacent teeth. Thank you
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

10 Dental hygiene steps you can take to promote great oral hygiene.

PGPPH, BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Hyderabad
10 Dental hygiene steps you can take to promote great oral hygiene.
Everyone wants to have a great smile which is why good oral hygiene is important! Having poor oral hygiene can lead to a variety of dental and medical problems in the future such as gum disease, infection, bone loss, heart disease, strokes and more. Regular check ups and cleanings can prevent these problems as well as provide you with good oral hygiene.

Here is a list of 10 Dental hygiene steps you can take to promote great oral hygiene.

1. Proper Brushing

One of the easiest steps to do to help your teeth keep clean. When brushing your teeth, position the bristles at an angle of 45 degrees near the gum line. Both the gum line and the tooth surface should be in contact with the bristles. Brush the outer surfaces of the teeth using a back-and-forth, up-and-down motion, making sure to be done gently in order to avoid bleeding. To clean the inside surfaces of the teeth and gums, place the bristles at a 45-degree angle again and repeat the back-and-forth, up-and-down motion. Lastly, brush the surfaces of your tongue and the roof of your mouth to remove bacteria, which might cause bad breath.

Try to brush at least twice a day to prevent acid buildup from the breakdown of food by bacteria. However, if your work or activities prevent you from doing this, thoroughly rinse your mouth with water after eating to minimize the amount of food that would serve as substrate for the bacteria.



2. Flossing!
We know, it’s a chore and alot of times forgetful after brushing if rushing out the door or heading to bed. However, flossing can help you remove food particles and other detrimental substances that brushing regularly cannot. Flossing allows you to reach deep between your teeth where the toothbrush bristles cannot reach or even mouthwash cannot wash away. We recommend flossing at least once a day.

3. Avoid Tobacco

This will be a big favor to your teeth. One, it will save you from oral cancer and periodontal complications. Two, it will save you from the countless ill effects caused by the agents used to mask the smell of tobacco. For example, if you smoke a cigarette, you may use candies, tea or coffee to mask the smoky breath and odor. This doubles the amount of damage caused.



4. Limit Sodas, Coffee and Alcohol
Although these beverages contain a high level of phosphorous, which is a necessary mineral for a healthy mouth, too much phosphorous can deplete the body’s level of calcium. This causes dental hygiene problems such as tooth decay and gum disease. Beverages containing additives such as corn syrup and food dye can make pearly white teeth appear dull and discolored. Therefore, it is best to choose beverages like milk, which helps strengthen teeth and build stronger enamel, giving you a healthy, beautiful smile and water which hydrates your body longer than sugary drinks.



5. Consume Calcium and other Vitamins that are good for the body

You need plenty of calcium for your teeth. It is essential for the teeth as well as your bones. It is better to drink milk, fortified orange juice and to eat yogurt, broccoli, cheese, and other dairy products. You can also take a calcium supplement, taking different doses according to your age and necessity as per prescription. Calcium and Vitamin D are necessary for maintaining the health of gums and teeth. Vitamin B complex is also essential for the protection of gums and teeth from cracking and bleeding. Copper, zinc, iodine, iron and potassium are also required for maintaining healthy dental hygiene.



6. Visit Your Dentist
You should visit your dentist at least twice a year to have a full hygiene treatment performed. Also at these appointments, a comprehensive exam is taken with x-rays to help detect and prevent future dental treatments from occurring.



7. Use Mouthwash along side brushing and flossing

Mouthwash is not particularly necessary and not all mouthwashes are useful. Mouthwashes containing Listerine our chlorine dioxide are very helpful because they help to kill and maintain the bacteria in your mouth. It can help maintain good breath as well as help maintain strong teeth. Mouthwash cannot do all the work but if your are already brushing, flossing, visiting the dentist and eating well, mouthwash is the cherry on top that will make your dental health great.



8. Having a toothache or noticing other dental symptoms
If you are having tooth and jaw pain make an appointment as soon as possible. Your dentist needs to diagnose the underlying cause and correct it before it turns into a greater problem.



9. Look at the Big Picture

Everyone understands that you should take care of your teeth to avoid toothaches, maintain your looks and keep dental bills at bay. Many people, however, don’t understand how crucial oral health is to our total health picture. Tooth problems can lead to diabetes, heart disease, systemic infections, an inability to eat or speak properly and other maladies – some life-threatening. Crooked or crowded teeth can contribute to gum disease that can eventually lead to tooth loss. Straight teeth are no longer just for looks.



10. Clean your tongue
Clean the surface of your tongue daily. By using a professional tongue cleaner you remove countless bacteria that otherwise live, particularly on the rougher top surface of your tongue. These can contribute to bad breath (halitosis) and negatively affect your dental health.
1 person found this helpful

Hi doctors I have dental problem my teeth is yellow ish colour what to do become a white and I smoked stop and gutkha also but yellowish colour not going.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
Hi doctors I have dental problem my teeth is yellow ish colour what to do become a white and I smoked stop and gutkha...
Get scaling polishing done by a dentist than brush twice daily you may require bleaching stop tobbaco in all forms.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am having salivary stone under my tongue since 6 months. My left portion of the jaw under the stone pains when touched. What to do?

MDS - Periodontics
Dentist, Thane
I am having salivary stone under my tongue since 6 months. My left portion of the jaw under the stone pains when touc...
Mr. Lybrate-user, it will be best if you get this stone removed. You may have to consult the local oral surgeon for the same. But this stone can become a source of external infection if you don't get it removed at the earliest.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

How to get rid of bad breathe and yellow stains on teeth. I don't drink alcohol and soft drinks too nor consume tobacco. Have the habit of taking tea twice a day. I regularly take orbit spearmint and use Listerine mouth wash once in a day or 2.

BDS
Dentist, Kolar
How to get rid of bad breathe and yellow stains on teeth. I don't drink alcohol and soft drinks too nor consume tobac...
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. Get scalling done by dentist. Use proper brushing techniques. Brush , floss n use mouthwash twice daily. Massage ur gums with ur finger tips after brushing. Keep ur tongue clean. Rinse ur mouth well after each meal. Get ur decay teeth filled. Visit ur 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.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Use of Toothpicks

MDS - Periodontics, Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
Use of Toothpicks

Toothpicks can be an alternative to use for flossing if dental floss is not available. Remember not to be too harsh while using it.

235 people found this helpful

I have problem with bad smell. I want to avoid halitosis. Please suggest a way to avoid halitosis or suggest any medicine for it.

Advanced Aesthetics, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have problem with bad smell. I want to avoid halitosis. Please suggest a way to avoid halitosis or suggest any medi...
Hi, there are various reasons of bad breath, like impurities in blood, inefficient digestive system, dry mouth (lack of saliva production), gum disease, cavities, plaque and tartar formation around teeth and gums, kind of diet, improper brushing / cleaning of mouth etc. I would advise you to get a thorough physical and dental examination to rule out the cause of bad breath and to solve it permanently. Regards
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I have yellow teeth. Please advise me.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist,
Get scaling done to remove outer stains. Go for bleaching or laminates for cosmetic improvement and white teeth.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

My teeth are lose at early age What to do Should I apply some ayurvedic medicine Please tell me.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Mohali
My teeth are lose at early age
What to do
Should I apply some ayurvedic medicine Please tell me.
Tooth at this early age may be loose either due to calculus or due to some underlying disease so first cause must be found out. Consult a dentist to find undelying cause and accordingly treatment can be planned.
2 people found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

Hi doctor I am 13 year old mere teeths me cavity hai aur mere teethsyellow rehate hain jab main brush karta hoon to green ho jaate hain mujhe suggestion dijiye ki mere teeths white rahe aur main konsi paste use karoon.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi doctor I am 13 year old mere teeths me cavity hai aur mere teethsyellow rehate hain jab main brush karta hoon to g...
•If your cavity in the tooth is caused by decay, your dentist will remove the decayed area and replace it with a filling. •If the pulp inside your tooth is infected, you may need root canal treatment. This procedure involves removing the infected pulp and then inserting a special type of filling to seal the tooth and prevent re-infection.
1 person found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

MDS - Oral Medicine and Radiology, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
Using an appropriate tooth paste is very necessary for the health of our teeth. Tooth pastes which contain flouride help in keeping the teeth healthy by reducing the risk of tooth decay.
You found this helpful

Why do have dark gums. They were fine when I was a child. How to make my gums pink again?

BDS
Dentist, Ghaziabad
Why do have dark gums. They were fine when I was a child. How to make my gums pink again?
N o the color of the gums cannot change. The blackish color is the melanin pigmentation of your gums.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback

I am Suffering from tooth ache, suggest some remedies to get cure.

BDS
Dentist,
Consult any dentist for exact reason of pain. Medicine will help you only for few time. Its better to cure the cause of pain. You can take diclomol tab.(40mg) for pain relief.
You found this helpful
Submit FeedbackFeedback
View All Feed

Near By Doctors

90%
(21 ratings)

Dr. Jayakrishna Kalluru

MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist
Jaya Dental Care, 
200 at clinic
Book Appointment