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Dr. S.Barath Kumar

Dentist, Chennai

200 at clinic
Dr. S.Barath Kumar Dentist, Chennai
200 at clinic
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Dr. S.Barath Kumar is an experienced Dentist in Anna Nagar, Chennai. You can meet Dr. S.Barath Kumar personally at Gentle Touch Dental Clinik in Anna Nagar, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. S.Barath Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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Sir mere muh me chale(ulcer) ho gaye h jo ki mit hi ni rahe kapya karke inhe sahi karne ka upay bataye.

Master in Psychology, MD - Ayurveda, Dems, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda,
First of all avoid spicy fried n junk food. Avoid tea and cold drinks. Take good amount of milk everyday. You may apply glycerin over the ulcer. And take one multivitamin capsule daily with milk for fifteen days.
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I had black marks on inside teeth. Hw it can be removed by home remedies. Or it can be removed by dentists please suggest me a solution.

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
I had black marks on inside teeth. Hw it can be removed by home remedies. Or it can be removed by dentists please sug...
Tooth brush to be changed every 2 months. Changing the toothbrush alone donot keeps your teeth clean. All toothpaste have nearly similar ingredients like Abrasives, Fluorides, Surfactants, Antibacterial agents, Flavourants, Remineralizers, Fluoride, Diethylene glycol, Triclosan etc. Only the wrong brushing technique that we follow harms our teeth and gums. So consult your dentist, learn proper brushing technique, Brush your teeth twice a day, up & down short vertical strokes, with ultra-soft bristles, indicator brush to protect your teeth and gums from plaque and calculus. Floss your teeth inter dentally once a day. Consume a healthy diet rich in vegetables and lean protein. Reduce your intake of sugary foods and beverages. Gargle your mouth thoroughly after every meal. Drink plenty of fluoridated tap water. Drink not consume alcohol drinks. Don’t smoke.
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Electric toothbrushes are more effective at removing plaque

BDS, Certified Implantologist
Dentist, Delhi
Electric toothbrushes are more effective at removing plaque
Electric toothbrushes are more effective at removing plaque. Those with heads that rotate in both directions (oscillating heads) and pulsate are the most effective.
They are particularly useful for people with limited movement, such as disabled or elderly people, who often find that using a manual toothbrush does not allow them to clean thoroughly.
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No matter how hard I try brushing my teeth it still remains yellow. Is this a disorder? What should I do?

MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
Dentist, Chennai
No matter how hard I try brushing my teeth it still remains yellow. Is this a disorder? What should I do?
The simplest method of removing minor surface stains is polishing, or micro-abrasion if staining is more intrinsic. Provided that your discolouration is not due to inadequate enamel exposing the dentin, tooth whitening (bleaching) is often the most effective treatment for yellow stained teeth. 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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Being a sikh, I tie my beard with a thread but it has lead to my jawline becoming out of shape.My lower jaw is forcing the upper jaw and teeth are now protruding and lower jaw is getting squeezed. Can this be rectified ? What is the cost involved?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Don't tie the thread too tight ,this can create further problems in coming time keep your jaw comfortably closed and tie your beard accordingly ,consult orthodontist for correction of protruded teeth.
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MDS Prosthodontics, BDS
Dentist, Latur
Smoking or consuming smokeless tobacco is very harmful for your teeth. It can lead to various oral diseases like oral cancer, gingivitis, periodontitis and tooth decay. 
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I am 25 year old male I have got bad breathe problem from last two years what to do?

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am 25 year old male I have got bad breathe problem from last two years what to do?
Dear lybrate-user, brush regularly with vertical up and down strokes. Cleaning every part of the mouth is very important. If you have a history of tobacco or gurkha chewing it is the most possible that you might be suffering from gingivitis.
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Hi I m 34 years old male. I ve gum problem from last 5 years. Bleeding n bad smelling in morning after awake also food chewing after kindly suggested.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Hi I m 34 years old male. I ve gum problem from last 5 years. Bleeding n bad smelling in morning after awake also foo...
Sachin singh you are having gum problem from last 5 years . sometime bleeding and bad smell from gums . warm saline mouth rinse tab celin 500 once daily . see dental surgeon for scaling and polishing . listerine mouthwash after meals/ before sleep
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My mouth opens only 1 cm due to pan masala tobbaco I want my mouth full open. What to do? please advise.

LCPS, BAM&S
General Physician, Pune
This is a condition that can lead to cancer of mouth. See a maxillo-facial surgeon immediately. Don't waste a minute also. Reach nearest big hospital. Urgentlly
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Believe dental implants are often more economical than bridges. They are more conservative, have a high success rate, preserve bone and don't decay. In my experience, patients choose bridges over, but only because of higher up front cost. Implants are not only the standard of care, but a better value as well.

Certified Implantologist, BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Believe dental implants are often more economical than
bridges. They are more conservative, have a high success
rate,...
Hi ashok, I am surprised to read from a patient. You are correct, but unfortunately patients still do not go in for implants readily. Regards, Dr. Gaurav shah
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Is it better to use two toothpaste in a day? (For eg: Colgate in morning & patanjali in night)

BDS, MDS
Dentist, Gorakhpur
Is it better to use two toothpaste in a day? (For eg: Colgate in morning & patanjali in night)
It is not toothpaste but the technique you use to clean the teeth will impart good oral hygiene. For best results you can go for professional cleaning every 6 months, and for maintaining the the same brush twice daily using the right technique. You can use any toothpaste.
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I am 36 yrs female, sensitivity especially on the back side of teeth to cold, is it advisable to use sensodyne and for how long. I guess sensodyne is symptomatic relief, does it repair enamel? are herbal toothpaste better than chemical based? kindly suggest.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
Sensitivity is directly related to teeth wear away.. That is cervical abrasion( caused by faulty tooth brushing technique), attrition( teething or night grinding habit) or by erosion( caused by intake of aerated drinks).. These can be treated by either fillings or night guard appliance depending on the exact cause.. If left untreated then ends up with RCTs with crown, which is not necessary.. As u knw, tooth paste will just relives the symptoms but not the cause.. So plz do visit the dentist to know the exact cause and accordingly the treatment plan..
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My 14 year old sister looks alot older and is very tall (5,11) we went to get her teeth x-rays and they did not show the normal teeth of a normal 14 year old girl, they showed teeth of a 20 year. Always gets mistaken for an adult. Should we take her to a doctor or something?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
My 14 year old sister looks alot older and is very tall (5,11) we went to get her teeth x-rays and they did not show ...
There's nothing to worry about that if might be growth hormones. You should consult a physician or more precisely endocrinologist. For proper diagnosis of working is glands. As far teeth are concerned. Just visit a dentist for cavities assessment. As you are telling about the x-ray it's just eruption of teeth. Physical states teeth should be okay. Thanks.
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I have tested negative for hsv1 and hsv2 but I have mouth ulcers and swelling of vermilion center with brown pus filled in it, doctor suggested momate of an oral gel, just would like to know what other conditions can cause this please.

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
I have tested negative for hsv1 and hsv2 but I have mouth ulcers and swelling of vermilion center with brown pus fill...
There are number of alternative situation in which oral ulceration happens. So kindly visit your physician for diagnosis and get treatment done accordingly.
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There is pain in my left jaw.Whenever I chew.When I open my mouth quite wide also feel little pain.

MFDS RCPS (Glasgow), MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, BDS
Dentist, Delhi
Your symptoms might be due to problems with the jaw joint and/or its associated muscles. For better evaluation, please see an oral surgeon. In the meantime, try to avoid opening your mouth too wide, or eating very hard, chewy food.
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I am 57 years age suffering from Diabetic and BP but both are under control. I have this problem since last 5 years. As I contacted Dentist regarding lower jaw. They suggest me remove all for implant of 06 tooth is it ok the cost is worrying me Is it ok for Diabetic and BP patient.

BDS
Dentist, Bangalore
I am 57 years age suffering from Diabetic and BP but both are under control. I have this problem since last 5 years. ...
The purpose of the present study was twofold: (1) to investigate how many diabetic patients and types of cases that are treated with dental implants in our clinic; and (2) assess the outcome of such treatment. Medical records from 782 patients were examined in patients treated by the Brånemark method for partial or total edentulism with implant supported bridges. From these records, 25 patients (3.2%) with diabetes before implant treatment (136 implants) were identified and further studied with respect to age, gender, type of diabetes, treated jaw, degree of edentulism, bone graft, implant survival, periimplant inflammation, bleeding on probing, and radiographic bone loss. Furthermore, the patients' opinion about the outcome of the treatment was registered. The implant success rate was 96.3% during the healing period and 94.1% 1 year after surgery. Of all 38 bridges, one was lost. Few complications occurred and all patients, except for one, were satisfied with the treatment. Today, diabetic patients are being treated successfully for all types of edentulism, including bone-grafting treatment. Diabetics that undergo dental implant treatment do not encounter a higher failure rate than the normal population, if the diabetics' plasma glucose level is normal or close to normal as assessed by personal interviews.
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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.
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I have a whitish/yellowish thing on tooth which I recently discovered. Is it due to cavity? And if it is what can I do to make it better? I already brush my teeth twice a day.

BDS, CDE Endo-Prostho, CDE - Cast Partial & Complete Dentures
Dentist, Pune
I have a whitish/yellowish thing on tooth which I recently discovered. Is it due to cavity? And if it is what can I d...
Hello, somewhere you are lacking in the brushing technique. Yellowish/whitish thing could be plaque. Visit a dentist get your scaling and polishing done. He/she will teach you the proper maintainance. Brush twice a day. Night brushing is important. Floss regularly, rinse after every meal.
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I have two adjacent molars capping and root canal done in a clinic, the caps r not very close to each other. Food lodge is the problem, I have always to clean with small brush given to me. What is best solution to this?

BDS
Dentist, Delhi
I have two adjacent molars capping and root canal done in a clinic, the caps r not very close to each other.
Food lod...
Mostly the problem is in fabrication and quality of crowns. Two crowns should always be there to help in cleaning. Joined crowns are difficult to clean than most people think. If there were gap in your teeth originally before the crowns its okay to join them otherwise not. If made from a quality lab with good technician the gap is tight and does not cause any lodgement. You can also buy a water flosser which is very convenient to use without any hastle of using a small brush to clean. If crowns are joined neither brush or floss will below the joint and cause secondary decay in both the teeth. Hope it helps.
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Gap in teeth can be treated or not. If possible types of remedies and advanced technology please ?

BDS
Dentist, Mumbai
Gaps in teeth can definitely be treated depending on ur requirements,age,cost of treatment etc.Dere r many treatments like braces,direct veneers indirect veneers crowns etc.
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