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Dr. S Balagopal

Dentist, Chennai

100 at clinic
Dr. S Balagopal Dentist, Chennai
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Dr. S Balagopal is an experienced Dentist in Ambikapuram, Chennai. You can visit him at Dr.Bala Gopal's Dental Clinic in Ambikapuram, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. S Balagopal on Lybrate.com.

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My mother is 53yrs. Her problem is if she eats any kind of non veg suddenly her tongue gets swelling. We have seen many doctor no use. Their simple answer is don't eat non veg. Please tell me what is the solutions. Blood reports are normal.

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
My mother is 53yrs. Her problem is if she eats any kind of non veg suddenly her tongue gets swelling. We have seen ma...
May be she has developed allergy to non veg food. Only option to avoid the seelling is to avoid non veg food. There are some investigation through which the cause can be rule out.
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BDS
Dentist, Ambala
Proper cleaning of the mouth on a daily basis is very necessary. Besides brushing and tongue cleaning, flossing deep into the areas between the teeth and under the gumline, where the toothbrush cannot reach is equally important.
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How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color according to white like a cute baby. How can I care about my hair also?

BDS
Dentist,
How to protect my teeth from germs, how can I improve my teeth color according to white like a cute baby. How can I c...
Make sure you brush your teeth twice a day, With semi soft toothbrush, not vid too much pressure, use non alcoholic mouthwash twice a day dont forget to rinse your mouth after every meal vid water, most im, visit Your dentist every 6 months.
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I am 24 years old I have black spot in my teeth and that spot slowly slowly damage my teeth what can I do please tell me the treatment.

MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I am 24 years old I have black spot in my teeth and that spot slowly slowly damage my teeth what can I do please tell...
Hello lybrate-user. Black spot on your teeth is a dental caries. There are four stages involved in decay. If you leave it untreated you may lose your tooth. So visit a dentist soon and get the needful.
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I have chronic problem with mouth ulcers.What can i do?

BDS
Dentist,
There are so many causes of mouth ulcers like- -stress or tissue injury is thought to be the cause of simple mouth ulcers. -certain foods, including citrus or acidic fruits and vegetables (such as lemons, oranges, pineapples, apples, figs, tomatoes and strawberries), can trigger a mouth ulcer. -sometimes a sharp tooth surface also trigger mouth ulcers. -some cases of complex mouth ulcers are caused by an underlying health condition, such as an impaired immune system; nutritional problems, such as vitamin b-12, zinc, folic acid, or iron deficiency and gastrointestinal tract disease, such as coeliac disease and crohn's disease. -when you first quit smoking, you may develop more mouth ulcers than normal, but this is temporary. 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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How many times should we brush our teeth?

You should brush twice daily is recommended but with a proper technique. If you brush properly before you sleep then you don't need to brush them for a longer time in the morning. Every one thinks brushing for a longer time will clean my teeth but that's not true. Twice is recomended.
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Am 55 yr, my teeth and gum both has worn out at based of the teeth. Am not able to bite any solid or drink cold or sometimes hot liquid too. Wats the remedy for it? Please mail me as soon as possible.

BDS
Dentist, Pune
Am 55 yr, my teeth and gum both has worn out at based of the teeth. Am not able to bite any solid or drink cold or so...
Wearing of teeth with aging is known as attrition, it occurs due to several reasons like application of more force while brushing, clenching of teeth etc wearing mouth guard given by dentist will prevent further wearing of teeth. Veeneers or crown fixation can also give best results.
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I have jaw locking problem since 2011. Everytime I open my mouth cracking sound comes from left jaw. It pains sometimes. What shall I do?

MDS
Dentist, Hyderabad
I have jaw locking problem since 2011. Everytime I open my mouth cracking sound comes from left jaw. It pains sometim...
You need to show a oral medicine specialist/maxillofacial surgeon for analysis before your problem can be diagnosed and treated.
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Something blurred black type spotted on front two teeth. What could it be?

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist,
Something blurred black type spotted on front two teeth. What could it be?
Hi these are stains on your tooth. Some medications like tetracycline and other drugs, smoking, tobacco products causes stains, bleaching is the best option to get rid of stains. You can also try this home remedy. Mix lemon juice and soda bi carb, rub on stained surface of tooth rinse once in a week.
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Sir, I am feeling pain in gums below one teeth and sometime pus is also comes from it on pressing gums. Kindly advice.

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Delhi
Take a xray of your teeth to know what is actually problem with tooth. You can also send it to me. It is either periodontal or endodontal problem which needs urgent attention.
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You can exercise for healthier gums as well

BDS (GOLD MEDALIST)
Dentist, Jamshedpur
You can exercise for healthier gums as well
You can exercise for healthier gums as well. Gently bite down so as to make sure that your teeth make a clinking sound when they meet. Repeat this 30 to 40 times continuously. This exercise will stimulate the flow of blood and will keep your gums healthy.
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Almost 6-7 teeth are full of cavity. My leftmost 3 corner teeth are paining from past week. It is mostly due to cavity. What shall I do to cure it & please provide few suggestions for healthy mouth.

BDS
Dentist, Guwahati
Almost 6-7 teeth are full of cavity. My leftmost 3 corner teeth are paining from past week. It is mostly due to cavit...
For tooth cavity the immediate treatment is to get it fillled as soon as possible. If its paining then it has reached pulp n got it infected. Possible treatrment is root canal treatment along with capping. So go to a dentist and get it done fast. Take care.
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Braces(orthodontic treatment)

BDS
Dentist, Gurgaon
Braces(orthodontic treatment)

Today smile has become one of the most important of one's personality. Be it personal, or professional. There are so many people who come down to the dentist to get their teeth corrected either cosmetic which includes crowns (porcelain fused metal, metal free) or laminates, or veneers. Or orthodontic tooth movement which is done to move teeth naturally. These are of various types (metal, ceramic, lingual, or invagilin or clear braces. Which usually as per case takes one yr to 1.5 years to get into perfect alignment. For this one must visit the dentist to look for all the clinical details, which as a dentist would decide the time duration and type of braces one would want to go for. At times, there are difficult cases in which extraction may or may not be required, a monthly visit to the dentist. Mild pain during tooth movement. Before we start any treatment we take records in the form of model X-rays. (full mouth, lateral ceph, photographs as per case. All the above details are used to develop a customized treatment plan. This is commonly done by fixing braces to your teeth and using a thin guiding wire to straighten the irregular teeth. Various steps include

Leveling and aligning

Space closing

Detailing and finishing

Retention

Dental braces care

Brush teeth regularly with paste you have to pay special attention to the brackets placed. Use an orthodontic brush, an interdental brush to remove all debris stuck between brackets.

Foods to avoid while wearing brackets

Chewing gum, sticky chewy food.

Sugar substitutes

Hard foods like carrots, apple, nuts which might break brackets.

Lastly, dental retainers which need to be placed for 24 hours initially for a period of 3 months and after that only at night during sleep. Retailers have to be worn for a period of 6 months to one yr. If retainers not worn teeth might start moving back to original position (relapse) so please do as per dentist's recommendations.

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What are the symptoms of scurvy?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist,
What are the symptoms of scurvy?
1. Failure of wound healing, 2. A bleeding tendency oral signs may be cardinal: fetid odour, and loosened teeth with'swollen, tender, spongy bleeding. In fully developed scurvy the gingivae are'boggy, ulcerated and bleed. With the interdental and marginal gingiva becoming bright red, smooth, swollen and shiny. Scurvy can affect several areas of the eyes. There are musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory & gastrointestinal symptoms 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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I have hard pain on my teeth so what I have to do?

BDS
Dentist,
I have hard pain on my teeth so what I have to do?
Obviously your tooth needs rct (root canal treatment) and crown (cap) on it. Rest x ray and dentist only can decide whether to save the tooth or not.
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My teeth are turning yellow. How can they be white again by natural approaches as I dont wanna take allergic medicines?

MDS Prosthodontics
Dentist, Howrah
My teeth are turning yellow. How can they be white again by natural approaches as I dont wanna take allergic medicines?
No one is asking you to take medicines. Medicines are not allergic. Human being is allergic to medicine. Keep your teeth clean, visit a dentist and get them cleaned.
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My teeth have decayed and still there is cavity in both upper and lower wisdom teeth and its leading cavity yo another please help me to suggest what should I do.

BDS
Dentist, Guwahati
My teeth have decayed and still there is cavity in both upper and lower wisdom teeth and its leading cavity yo anothe...
CAVITY IN WISDOM TEETH SHOULD BE TREATED AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE.ONCE DECAYED IT HAS TO BE EXTRACTED COS IT LEADS TO SEVERE PAIN .N FOOD DEBRIS BETWEEN WISDOM TOOTH AND THE OTHER TOOTH LEADS TO C AVITIES IN OTHER TOOTH.RCT IN WISDOM TOOTH NOT SO FRUITLESS.SO GET UR TREATMENT OR EXTRACTION OF WISDOM TOOTH.DONE FIRST.TAKE CARE
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White color is forming on my tongue. Why its happening? What should i do to clean it?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
You may need deep cleaning, polishing along with whitening (bleaching) procedures and / or artificial enamel filling and / or capping. . We need more investigations with clinical examination to decide upon treatment.
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I want to ask about my teeth they are yellow and I not been able to find a solution for the problem. So please suggest me the proper medicine or paste than can reduce the yellowNess of my teeth.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I want to ask about my teeth they are yellow and I not been able to find a solution for the problem. So please sugges...
Advise deep cleaning, polishing, whitening (bleaching) procedures, artificial enamel filling or capping. Advance procedures can be done with laser. Use Snowdent tooth paste for whitening until then. Apply SNOWDENT paste on the teeth. Wait for 10 to 15 min .Then brush your teeth with the same paste. Applying it overnight for better results.
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Sir mere teeth ka kuch btao mere teeth pr gutka ke spot hai abhi tak nhi ja rhe hai toh esko again white kese karu jabki ab gutkha tak nhi khata hu best medicine btao jo danto ka peelapan khatm ho jaye.

BDS, Master of Hospital Administration
Dentist, Patna
Sir mere teeth ka kuch btao mere teeth pr gutka ke spot hai abhi tak nhi ja rhe hai toh esko again white kese karu ja...
There is no medicine to remove paint from your body you have to remove them with brush or clothes by rubbing and washing. Similarly to remove stains from teeth you need to use instruments which are very costly around 25000 to 50000 so better visit a dentist who keep such instruments and skills to clean your teeth stains by a professional procedure known as scaling.
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