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Dr. Ravichandran

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Dr. Ravichandran is a trusted Dentist in Moulivakkam, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Vidhya Dental care in Moulivakkam, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Ravichandran on Lybrate.com.

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I am 46yr old I have a bad teeth right side in mouth but my problem is I have sugar about 220 can I remove it.

BDS
Dentist, Raipur
Please don't get it extracted with such high sugar levels. Kindly get an x-ray done and if it can be saved then try to save it by getting root canal treatment done followed by a crown or cap instead of getting it extracted. If it can't be saved then you should consult your physician for your sugar levels. Once it is controlled then get it removed / extracted.
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For Children

BDS
Dentist, Chandigarh
For Children
Reduce sugary snacks: the risk of developing tooth decay increases as the amount and frequency of sugar consumption rises.

I am having bad breath for the past two months. Brushing after every meal but not much relief. Please advise remedy.

Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO), MBBS
General Physician, Bangalore
I am having bad breath for the past two months. Brushing after every meal but not much relief. Please advise remedy.
Firstly see whether you have a breathing problem with a nasal obstruction. Especially at night. Sleeping with mouth open can be a common cause for bad breath. That apart, sinusitis can also contribute to bad breath. If one snores with the mouth open that is another cause. Tonsillar sepsis can be one more. Dental sepsis can cause the bad breath. Identifying causes will go a long way in treating the problem.
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Hi, I had the second tooth from the back lower right removed 3 days ago. My gums and front teeth are now itching and on edge. And the gums directly above the extraction feel a bit sore. Is this normal following and extraction? The area where the tooth has been removed is fine and appears to be.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
Hi, I had the second tooth from the back lower right removed 3 days ago. My gums and front teeth are now itching and ...
Drink lots of fluid and eat nutritious soft food on the day of the extraction. You can eat normally as soon as you are comfortable. Eat soft foods, such as soup, pudding, yogurt, or applesauce the day after the extraction. You will be fine in few days.
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I had braces on my teeth because my upper teeth were a bit big and looked bad and I removed the braces but I still have some gap in my teeth's, what should I do? Will I have to put the braces again?

BDS, MDS - Orthodontics
Dentist, Howrah
I had braces on my teeth because my upper teeth were a bit big and looked bad and I removed the braces but I still ha...
After removing your braces, your orthodontist would have given you retainers to wear. You need to wear them regularly. Since your spaces are already opening up you can get your retainers checked and tightened/ adjusted by your orthodontist and continue wearing them regularly 24*7 for at least 6 months and then continue with night time wear later on.
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I am Having big mouth ulcers in mouth and throat for past 2 days, Unable to eat or speak anything as its too painful. Tried gels and complex antibiotics. Please suggest something for quick relief.

BDS
Dentist, Kochi
I am Having big mouth ulcers in mouth and throat for past 2 days,
Unable to eat or speak anything as its too painful....
Hello lybrate-user and Ruby, You can take Capsule Becosules once a day for 10 days. Also, I suggest that you consult with an ENT or a Dentist as mouth and throat ulcers could be related to some cavity or infection in the teeth. Please let me know if it was helpful.
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Aesthetic Dentistry

BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
Aesthetic Dentistry

Crown and veneering will increase your smile if fractured or discolored teeth present in oral cavity.

I am 45 year male. No diabetes. Only taking bp tablets telsar a. I having very bad smell in mouth from a year. Doing two times brushing, tried also all mouth wash. Problem not solved. Please help.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Are you suffering from dry mouth? the bpmedication could alter the salivary flow so increasing halitosis or bad smell. Other cause could be due to gastro intestina/ acidity. Avoid fried, fatty, oily, cheesy, buttery, spicy foods. Take lot of fluids, water, coconut water, limewater, fresh fruit juices, buttermilk, avoid soda and carbonated drinks. Avoid alcohol and tobacco in all forms. Brush teeth with fluoride tooth paste, use mouthwashes, use dental floss regularly. Get your teeth cleaned and polished by dentist once in 3 months.
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My daughter now 7 years old. She had carries in all her milk tooth from the age of 3 years. Now she is getting new teeth. But I am afraid will these teeth also have a tendency of getting cavities. Secondly the positioning is not very organized. What should I do to take care ?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
The cavity in milk teeth are normal these teeth will fall away and teach her to brush properly, the teeth will take their position in arch properly kindly ensure that she maintains oral hygiene and she will be fine.
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Top Five Tips From The Dentist For Diabetics

BDS, Diploma in Hospital Administration, Diploma in Pharmacy
Dentist, Delhi
Top Five Tips From The Dentist For Diabetics
Among the many health risks of diabetes is a decline in oral health that makes patients more vulnerable to gum disease. According to dental professionals, this happens because diabetes slows the body's circulation, making the gums more susceptible to infection. The metabolic disorder also increases glucose (sugar) levels in saliva, which fuels the growth of dental plaque that attacks the teeth and gums. To protect against the disorder, follow these simple tips.

1. Visit your dentist regularly.

Because diabetics are at a much higher risk of gum disease than the average patient, you should never miss a dental appointment. In fact, you should schedule regular checkups two to four times a year. With professional cleanings and regular examinations, common mouth conditions, such as ulcers, dry mouth, and infections can be controlled. To prevent bouts of low blood sugar, it may be a good idea to eat before you see your dentist. It is also crucial that you inform him or her of any oral problems you may be having -- no matter how minor they may seem.

2. Follow a strict oral hygiene regimen.

All diabetics should and really must brush and floss daily, preferably after every meal. This will help remove the plaque that can cause gum disease, thereby lowering your risk for mouth ulcers and infections. It is recommended that you complete your oral hygiene routine at least three times a day. Because your risk of oral infection is elevated, it is important to avoid aggressive brushing that can cause cuts and sores. You may even want to use a soft-bristled brush or an electric model for a safer, more comfortable brushing experience.

3. Control your blood sugar.

As we mentioned, sugar stimulates plaque growth, which causes tooth decay and gum disease. Because diabetics have more glucose (sugar) in their blood, they also tend to have a lot more plaque on their teeth. But if you can keep your blood sugar low, you can reduce your risk of periodontal disease.

4. Don't smoke.

In a perfect world, nobody would smoke -- especially people with diabetes. The unhealthy activity causes a laundry list of serious complications, including oral infections and periodontal diseases. According to dental professionals, smoking can more than double your risk of cavities and infections.

5. Clean your dentures.

If you have diabetes and you wear false teeth, you are more prone to developing oral thrush -- a fungal infection of the mouth. Typically caused by denture irritation or wear, thrush can be prevented with regular cleaning. It is also recommended that you remove your dentures in between meals to give any irritated tissue the opportunity to heal. Your dentist might also advise you to limit your sugar intake when your mouth is bothered or raw.
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I am getting pain in the upper jaw of my teeth. Only left side. What would be the problem? And I am getting pain if I take hot and cold items.

MDS
Dentist, Wardha
I am getting pain in the upper jaw of my teeth. Only left side. What would be the problem? And I am getting pain if I...
U may be having caries in one of your tooth on left side of the upper jaw. If you have pain also during lying down or sleeping means the tooth needs immediate attention. Consult a dentist in person.
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I have a dentist surgery tomorrow. I have an infection in my gums. So I have an appointment tomorrow. Can I have alcohol today night? Or is it dangerous to get drunk before the night before surgery?

BASM, MD, MS (Counseling & Psychotherapy), MSc - Psychology, Certificate in Clinical psychology of children and Young People, Certificate in Psychological First Aid, Certificate in Positive Psychology
Psychologist, Palakkad
I have a dentist surgery tomorrow. I have an infection in my gums. So I have an appointment tomorrow. Can I have alco...
Dear lybrate user. I understand. You have a gum infection. You are going to have a surgical procedure on your gums for the infection. If you ask any health care practitioner, regarding consumption of liquor, no one will allow or permit or advise you. That is never good. So do not have liquor tonight. Take care.
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When I eat some hard thing and drink some cold water My right corner teeth going pain and I can't chewing hard nut's like. Pls tell me some medicine information. thanks.

BDS, MDS, Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA)
Dentist, Mumbai
When I eat some hard thing and drink some cold water My right corner teeth going pain and I can't chewing hard nut's ...
First please visit dentist and understand which tooth is panning and what is the cause; erupting tooth or cavity. Also, take an Xray to rule out Fracture of tooth. You can send me the xray to help you better. Meanwhile, you can take a painkiller. Generic name: ibuprofen or diclofenac sodium.
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BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Diabetes Can Cause loss of Teeth

How do I prepare an oral rehydration solution at home for my grandfather aged 85.

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
Recipe for Making a 1 litre ORS solution using Sugar, Salt and Water Clean Water - 1 litre - 5 cupfuls (each cup about 200 ml.) Sugar - Six level teaspoons Salt - Half level teaspoon Stir the mixture till the sugar dissolves.
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I have bleeding gum problem and sensation problem when i take cold water or ice cream i am 26 years old.

BDS - Orthodontist, Root Canal, Cosmetic & Aesthetic Dentist, MScD, PGDMLS
Dentist, Bhopal
Gey your cleaning done after which your dentist will put you on some medicated tooth paste and gumpaints that may help in few weeks.
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I have been getting blood from upper right side of Gums.especially when i went to Bath room bleeds some what But this is not happens Daily. It appears weekly couple or third.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Jaipur
It could be because of deposition on teeth so get that cleaning done by dentist and after that maintain oral hygiene and your problem will be solved
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I have cavity in my tooth. Doctor advised me to take R. C. T. But I don't want. What do I do?

Certification in Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Certification in Rotary Endodontics, Certification in Esthetic Dentistry & Fixed Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Ahmedabad
I have cavity in my tooth. Doctor advised me to take R. C. T. But I don't want. What do I do?
If doctor has advised rct, you should go for it to save the tooth, otherwise you will loose the tooth. And if you don't want to save the tooth (which is not preferable) you can get it extracted.
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I am 23 years male, suffering from very high sensation in my lower 1st molar tooth. I am asked to go for RCT by my dentist, but I feel very scary with the injection, I fainted twice earlier before the injection procedure. Please guide me what to do.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
I am 23 years male, suffering from very high sensation in my lower 1st molar tooth. I am asked to go for RCT by my de...
Go for rct without injection. It may pain but your pain will go within 10 minutes once rct is complete. Fear from injection is common either you take it or leave it but rct is must.
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